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03-08-10, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,191
Posted By rayfrady

David and Milk, Thanks, I burped the valve and it...

David and Milk, Thanks, I burped the valve and it worked. I guess where Im used to a push on pump head, it must do that for you as you put the pump head on the valve. I sure appreciate the help....
03-08-10, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,191
Posted By rayfrady

Yeah I know about turning the Pump head around....

Yeah I know about turning the Pump head around. I've tried that and for some reason, it just wont allow air to go in the valve. I tried unscrewing the valve, completely and and partially as well. I...
03-07-10, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,191
Posted By rayfrady

Help with Lezyne Pump...

I just got a Lezyne Floor pump the other day. Its one that has the thread on chuck. I tried it on my mountain bike with Schraeder valves and it worked great. I tried it on my road bike with presta...
06-12-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By rayfrady

Thanks for the tip, I'll definitely give that a...

Thanks for the tip, I'll definitely give that a try.

Ray
06-11-09, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By rayfrady

Disc Brake Caliper Adjustment

I have a new Mountain Bike with Hayes Stroker Disc Brakes. It seems like every time I go out for a ride, on a mtb trail or even on a rail trail, the brakes by the time I get back I have a squeal or...
Forum: Touring
03-24-09, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,630
Posted By rayfrady

Judy, Thank you for your help. The train not...

Judy,

Thank you for your help. The train not letting me put my bikes on might be a problem. I don't know if I'd have time to, do a round trip on the bikes. I guess I just might have to cancel the...
Forum: Touring
03-24-09, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,630
Posted By rayfrady

Parking in Cumberland, MD...

Hi everyone,

My brother and I are wanting to ride the C&O this August. We are going to ride from Cumberland to DC and take the train back. Is there anywhere in Cumberland that we can park our cars...
03-04-09, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By rayfrady

Thanks you guys for all the info. You've really...

Thanks you guys for all the info. You've really helped me out alot.

Ray
03-04-09, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By rayfrady

Is there trails for all experience levels? How...

Is there trails for all experience levels? How about motels, are there any in the area? Seems like all I found so far is B&B's.

I'll be driving all the way from Cleveland so I need to find out as...
03-03-09, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By rayfrady

Kingdom Trails...

Does anyone here live close to to ride The Kingdom Trails, in Vermont? I'm thinking about going up there this summer sometime, and was wondering if anyone has any advice or info concerning the trails...
Forum: Northeast
03-03-09, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By rayfrady

Thanks I'll try that. Ray

Thanks I'll try that.

Ray
Forum: Northeast
03-03-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By rayfrady

Kingdom Trails...

Does anyone here live close to to ride The Kingdom Trails, in Vermont? I'm thinking about going up there this summer sometime, and was wondering if anyone has any advice or info concerning the trails...
02-24-09, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,965
Posted By rayfrady

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/89/254548509_e5276b...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/89/254548509_e5276b00b1.jpg
02-24-09, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By rayfrady

Yeah, I bought a Cane Creek Thudbuster last...

Yeah, I bought a Cane Creek Thudbuster last spring and I absolutely love it. You get used to FAST. I didn't realize how much it worked after a while until I had to ride without it on a 20 mile ride....
02-20-09, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,328
Posted By rayfrady

Seems to me that the placement of the Chamois on...

Seems to me that the placement of the Chamois on some mountain bike shorts is in a little different position. The thing that made me notice was, one day I went for a short ride on my Road bike and...
02-19-09, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By rayfrady

Thanks Guys for the help. I guess I'm gonna have...

Thanks Guys for the help. I guess I'm gonna have to get my chapstick out next time I go to the Bike Store. hahaha
02-18-09, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By rayfrady

I've searched the "Old School" method for hours...

I've searched the "Old School" method for hours and came up with nothing. Like I would not have searched Google first, duh.
02-18-09, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By rayfrady

Thanks for the reply, js. It looks like that is...

Thanks for the reply, js. It looks like that is pretty much what everyone has them for. I was hoping someone here might have purchased a pair from a source that was cheaper.

Anyway, thanks for...
02-17-09, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,632
Posted By rayfrady

Tom, Have you ever seen Animal Hamilton...

Tom,

Have you ever seen Animal Hamilton Pedals? They are a BMX Platform pedal and have tons of grip. They might be just what your looking for. They come in a ton of different colors and are around...
02-17-09, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By rayfrady

Specialized Tahoe MTB Shoe...

Does anyone know anywhere with a good price on a pair of Specialized Tahoe Shoes??? Seems like $75 is the best I've found so far.

Thanks,

Ray
06-02-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,157
Posted By rayfrady

The Gary Fisher seems to have the better...

The Gary Fisher seems to have the better components. The rear derailer is definitely better on the Fisher. My brother just bought a Trek 4500. He said that the difference between the 4300 and 4500...
05-17-08, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By rayfrady

Well, I work two jobs and do the best I can with...

Well, I work two jobs and do the best I can with the little time I have. I manage to get about 3 - 4 hours sleep a day, and squeeze a ride in when I can. Walk a mile in someones shoes before you...
05-16-08, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By rayfrady

Thanks for the tip. I'm going to put a little...

Thanks for the tip. I'm going to put a little silicone around where the wire goes into the sensor. Hopefully that will help out some. Its not a big problem, just kind of aggrevating.

Thanks again,...
05-14-08, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By rayfrady

Cateye Strada question...

I washed my mountain bike off after a recent ride at my local car wash. I took the computer itself off the bike and left it in the car as I sprayed the bike off. The next day, I went for a ride and...
03-25-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By rayfrady

I have a Cateye Strada on my bike. It has a wire,...

I have a Cateye Strada on my bike. It has a wire, but they also make it in wireless as well. I've had a few different computers but this is my favorite of all that I've owned. I got mine for $27 at...
03-23-08, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By rayfrady

Thanks for the feedback guys. Ray

Thanks for the feedback guys.

Ray
03-22-08, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By rayfrady

Cane Creek Lock on Grips

I was wondering if anyone here has the Cane Creek Lock On Grips and the Ergo II Bar Ends?

I was thinking about getting these two items and was wanting some feedback from happy/unhappy owners.
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03-15-08, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By rayfrady

Wolfgang, I'm not for sure if it closes or...

Wolfgang,

I'm not for sure if it closes or not. It couldn't get much wetter than it was today. Its rained for 2 days and that 21" of snow we got earlier in the week, has just about all melted...
03-15-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By rayfrady

Wolfgang, I just got back from Mohican. The...

Wolfgang,

I just got back from Mohican. The trail is in pretty bad shape in places. I guess from all the snow storms and ice storms we've had in the past month, there was a stretch of about a...
03-14-08, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By rayfrady

Wolf, I'm going to go down tomorrow...

Wolf,

I'm going to go down tomorrow afternoon and give the track a look and see how it is. I'm planning on riding it next weekend(3/22) if the conditions permit.

I'll post something tomorrow...
03-13-08, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By rayfrady

COOL!!!!!!!!!! Hopefully I'll see you there. ...

COOL!!!!!!!!!! Hopefully I'll see you there.

Ray
03-09-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By rayfrady

Mohican MTB 100

Is anyone here planning on riding in the Mohican 100 race May 31st?

Ray
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By rayfrady

I took my helmet back to my LBS and put a new...

I took my helmet back to my LBS and put a new adjuster in it for free. They were really good about it and I appreciated it. I just wish Giro would have at least responded and told me thats what I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By rayfrady

Thanks for all the info guys. I'll stop by my LBS...

Thanks for all the info guys. I'll stop by my LBS Saturday while I'm out running around.

Diablo, thats exactly where my helmet broke.

Thanks again,

Ray
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-08, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By rayfrady

Giro Helmet problem...

I have a Giro Pneumo helmet I bought last spring and in November I noticed that the adjuster inside the helmet was broken. I emailed Giro's customer service about it and never received a response....
02-19-08, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By rayfrady

I would try emailing Specialized and give them as...

I would try emailing Specialized and give them as much info as possible off the tin.

http://www.specialized.com/bc/sbcfaq.jsp
02-01-08, 11:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,660
Posted By rayfrady

Nitro, I use my tools for a living. I own...

Nitro,

I use my tools for a living. I own probably $35,000 worth of tools. The tools that I use on a day in and day out basis, I own Snap-On. The stuff I use occasionaly I use, Craftsman, Etc. ...
01-31-08, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By rayfrady

Shoo, Nice going. I have a 7000 and I...

Shoo,

Nice going. I have a 7000 and I really like it. You picked a good bike. They are very smooth riding.

Enjoy and Be Safe,

Ray
01-31-08, 11:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,854
Posted By rayfrady

Bean, I have both the Take A Look that I...

Bean,

I have both the Take A Look that I use for my road bike, and a Mirrycle Mirror on my Hybrid. I much prefer the Take A Look. You get a much wider angle of view behind you. It took a day or...
01-22-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,026
Posted By rayfrady

DANG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:eek: You plan on leaving...

DANG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:eek:

You plan on leaving any room for your hands to steer with???

I love just getting out and riding and getting away from everything. I can't imagine taking all that stuff...
Forum: Touring
01-19-08, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By rayfrady

I think you should be good with that route. Its...

I think you should be good with that route. Its been forever and a day since I've been down CR13, but I don't remember any coal truck traffic. Its a very winding road, and not very wide, so just be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-08, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By rayfrady

Thanks for the input everyone, you all helped me...

Thanks for the input everyone, you all helped me make up my mind.

Ray
Forum: Touring
01-14-08, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By rayfrady

My brother-in-law drives coal truck still down...

My brother-in-law drives coal truck still down there, and believe you me, He'd run you down in a heart beat. Like Duck said, they are paid by the load. Heaven help anyone that gets in their way.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By rayfrady

Workstands...

I'm wanting to get a workstand and I was wanting some advice on buying a good one. I saw two basic styles.

One style I'm looking at is here,
...
Forum: Touring
01-12-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By rayfrady

I agree with Duck except with one exception. On...

I agree with Duck except with one exception. On Rt. 60 just before Hawk's Nest S.P., at Chimney Corner, Rt. 16 splits off of Rt. 60 and goes directly into Fayetteville. I used to travel those roads...
01-12-08, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By rayfrady

Cheeto, What does the (YAY) stand for??? ...

Cheeto,

What does the (YAY) stand for???

Trek 3900: Bought on Jan. 3. 2008
Crashes since bought: 0 (YAY)
01-12-08, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By rayfrady

I bought a Spin Doctor chain cleaner at...

I bought a Spin Doctor chain cleaner at Performance yesterday. I was looking at all the brands, looking like a deer in the headlights. I went and asked the guy that does their repairs, if he uses a...
01-10-08, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By rayfrady

Thanks, I think I'll probably go with the...

Thanks,

I think I'll probably go with the Strada mainly because of the mounting flexiblity. I want to keep the handle bars freed up for lights.

Thanks again,

Ray
01-06-08, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By rayfrady

Computer for Mountain Bike...

I'm going to get a computer for my mountain bike. I've been looking at the Cateye Enduro 8 and the Cateye Strada. The Cateye website lists the Enduro 8 as off-road. My question is this, Does anyone...
01-04-08, 12:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,546
Posted By rayfrady

Thanks for all these wonderful images. :eek: ...

Thanks for all these wonderful images. :eek:

I think after reading this thread I'm probably going to need Therapy. :D

This place is good for a laugh, I have to admit!!! :)

Ray
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