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Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-10, 08:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,415
Posted By gmorris

hope you enjoy it. i recently bought an 09 cr1...

hope you enjoy it. i recently bought an 09 cr1 and love it. dont really care for the 105 group but comparred to my caad5 it's great.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-09, 11:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,940
Posted By gmorris

IMHO the cost of someone's ride is relative their...

IMHO the cost of someone's ride is relative their annual income. If joe makes 300k a year and drops 9k on a bike--big deal. If blue collar mike makes 35k a year, saves every dime he makes and plops...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-09, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By gmorris

I'm using the Timex Ironman Triathalon that I've...

I'm using the Timex Ironman Triathalon that I've been happy with. I'ts about the same price as the polar F6. I've been using it for over a year with only a battery change in the transmitter. As...
07-07-08, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,741
Posted By gmorris

The frame looks alot like my Gary Fisher-the same...

The frame looks alot like my Gary Fisher-the same bracing by the headtube. The cables are routed different though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-08, 11:54 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,731
Posted By gmorris

What, not a single mention of Pantera. "Respect"...

What, not a single mention of Pantera. "Respect" gets me angry enough to rip the heads off little bunnies.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,870
Posted By gmorris

I had a Trek 560 with this kick ass red to orange...

I had a Trek 560 with this kick ass red to orange fade paint job. I thought it was titties compared to those silly aluminum bikes with those big fat tubes. I remember thinking, "Geez, that aluminum...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-08, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By gmorris

Thanks, I always enjoy making myself sound like...

Thanks, I always enjoy making myself sound like an idiot. But what about the noise. Could it be because the cogs aren't worn yet?
Thanks again
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By gmorris

shimano cassettes

I just got my new wheels back and I have a question concerning the cassette the shop put on. Well, I was charged for a 105 12-25 but there is no markings on it any where. My other set of wheels had...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-08, 09:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,616
Posted By gmorris

The only drawback to bibs that i've noticed is...

The only drawback to bibs that i've noticed is that the lack of a waistband creates enough of a gap to cause a bit of chafing on my -well you know- if everything isn't adjusted just right.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By gmorris

After reading that I am soooo glad I didn't take...

After reading that I am soooo glad I didn't take it apart. I was really close though. I even took the nut off and on on two seperate occasions.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By gmorris

Just saved myself $180

My shift cable snapped the other day (right at the barrel) and eventually got wedged in there tight enough so that it wouldn't index. So lazy ass me takes it to the bike shop. Well two days later...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-08, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By gmorris

Thanks, I live in Southern Indiana, so not so...

Thanks, I live in Southern Indiana, so not so many big climbs, but I am heading to Bloomington this fall for the Hilly Hundred so I guess I'll leave everything the same. I was just curious if the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By gmorris

12-23 or 12-25???

I'm currentlly running 12-25 but I've ordered a new wheelset and was considering going to a 12-23. I've got a few questions though:
Does shimano offer the 12-23 in the 105 or just in the ultegra?...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-08, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By gmorris

Just ordered new equipes did I screw up?

Just got back from the bike shop where I ordered a set of equipes and I'm second guessing myself allready. They're not calling in the order until Monday, so I can change it. It's not that I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,241
Posted By gmorris

I'm a bit further south (southern IN) but...

I'm a bit further south (southern IN) but everything here is flooded. The weather's nice but it doesn't matter much because of the water. Hell, I went out this morning and had to turn around three...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,583
Posted By gmorris

So, what am I supposed to see at :16 of the Nada...

So, what am I supposed to see at :16 of the Nada Surf song?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-08, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By gmorris

Thanks alot. I work 3rd shift and tend to eat...

Thanks alot. I work 3rd shift and tend to eat like s***. There are times I don't eat a regular meal because, either I just woke up or I am getting ready to lie down, so I was just wanting to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-08, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,332
Posted By gmorris

I've got a bad habit of leaving my glasses,...

I've got a bad habit of leaving my glasses, gloves and anything that I cram into my jersey pokets on top of the truck when I load everything up, so I quit buying expensive glasses. I just go to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By gmorris

Biotin or b12

Is anybody familiar with the difference between the two. I normally take the sublibual b-12 but i was wondering about taking a regular b complex plus the biotin and was wondering if it would be too...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-08, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By gmorris

damn bottle cages

During my ride today, I notice my front bottle was rattling around. No big deal, I'll tighten it when I get home. Well, I get home, get the allen wrenches out and come to find out the threaded...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-08, 03:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 951
Posted By gmorris

Just over 25. I was going to go longer but like...

Just over 25. I was going to go longer but like an idiot I thought I could ride through some flood water(too lazy and stuborn to change my route). Well once my feet were wet I was ready to head...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,207
Posted By gmorris

Thanks again everybody.

Thanks again everybody.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-08, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,207
Posted By gmorris

Thanks for everybody's input. If I had any ideal...

Thanks for everybody's input. If I had any ideal how to post a pic I would do it. The best I can do is download one from their website.http://www.cannondale.com/bikes/03/images/large/r600d.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-08, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,207
Posted By gmorris

CAAD5 vs CAAD9

I've got a CAAD5 and I love it, especially the paint scheme(orange-yellow fade..i think they call it tangello). I've upgraded to the ultegra group but still have the crappy gipiemme wheels.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 941
Posted By gmorris

Sorry if it makes me seem undedicated but I...

Sorry if it makes me seem undedicated but I refuse to miss either of the games on today, so no riding. Besides, it's awfully cold.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-08, 10:24 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,538
Posted By gmorris

Not to be a smart ass or anything, but I've seen...

Not to be a smart ass or anything, but I've seen a few post here talking about tailwinds and it just doesnt make sense to me. If you're traveling at 50mph wouldn't the wind have to be blowing at...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-08, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 556,999
Posted By gmorris

here's mine, i've since upgraded to the ultegra...

here's mine, i've since upgraded to the ultegra group
http://www.cannondale.com/bikes/03/images/r600d.jpg (http://www.cannondale.com/bikes/03/images/large/r600d.jpg)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-08, 11:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,072
Posted By gmorris

hey there info, I'm from evansville as well. ...

hey there info, I'm from evansville as well. You're close about the time of bicycle world. Including the time it was known as smalls b.w. it's been around for close to 25 yrs. Don't overlook Dan's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,321
Posted By gmorris

picture yourself in a shopping cart going down a...

picture yourself in a shopping cart going down a hill. If suddenly try to turn left you and the cart will tip to the right. That is basically what you're doing when counter steering. By pushing...
01-12-08, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By gmorris

By the way, it will be difficult to keep a...

By the way, it will be difficult to keep a straight line with a dremmel so you might want to look into a decent file. It will be more labor intensive but your not removing much material.
01-12-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By gmorris

There are aluminum specific abrasives out there...

There are aluminum specific abrasives out there but it doesn't sound like you'll be removing alot of material so you should be ok. Of course, aluminum will clog the tool really quick so you may need...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By gmorris

I've had it both ways and can't really tell a...

I've had it both ways and can't really tell a difference. I prefer the the sensor on the back. I mounted the speed sensor and cadence sensor with the same zipp ties and put the magnet on the back...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-08, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,701
Posted By gmorris

I've got the ultegra group on my Cannondale and...

I've got the ultegra group on my Cannondale and the in-line adjusters don't work half the time anyway. They will work, but to do it one handed is a pain. It seems as if both pieces spin. Of course...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-07, 04:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,111
Posted By gmorris

I've never riden either one, not that if I had...

I've never riden either one, not that if I had I'd be good enough to tell a difference, but I love the way the Scott looks.
Forum: Triathlon
12-31-07, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,892
Posted By gmorris

Thanks alot everybody. I guess I'll start back...

Thanks alot everybody. I guess I'll start back at the Y. I know it sounds pathetic but I was ready to throw in the towell. If there's hope I'll get back to it. Hell, it's not like I can do alot...
12-31-07, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,272
Posted By gmorris

That sounds kind of high for a CAAD4 with a 105...

That sounds kind of high for a CAAD4 with a 105 group. I've got a CAAD5 with all ultegra that's super stiff and fun to ride but still 400 sounds high. I left the shop with shoes, pedals and the bike...
Forum: Triathlon
12-31-07, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,892
Posted By gmorris

Thanks alot, I'll keep at it

Thanks alot, I'll keep at it
Forum: Triathlon
12-30-07, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,892
Posted By gmorris

I swim like a rock!?!

I've wanted to enter a tri for some time now, only problem is that I don't know if I'll ever be able to swim well enough. I'm not worried about my time or anything, I'm just don't want to drown. ...
Forum: Triathlon
12-30-07, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By gmorris

If asking for bikini's bothers you just get a...

If asking for bikini's bothers you just get a pair of compression shorts. They're not as thick as tri-shorts but they stay in place and breeth well. I've gotten to where I'll wear them under my...
12-12-07, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By gmorris

Looks like a casting mark. Depending on the...

Looks like a casting mark. Depending on the depth, I would say it's completely superficial
12-07-07, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,136
Posted By gmorris

Everybody seems to overstate the importance of...

Everybody seems to overstate the importance of heat treating aluminum before it's welded. I unfortunately have weld all day and trust me, on thin walled aluminum there is no need to preheat. ...
11-02-07, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,016
Posted By gmorris

Actually, if you look at a set of high...

Actually, if you look at a set of high performance motorcycle tires, the tread pattern is opposite each other. That's because the primary forces applied to the front are from braking and the primary...
11-02-07, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By gmorris

Thanks, that will save me plenty of time. I...

Thanks, that will save me plenty of time. I thought they looked pretty intimidating. They are definitely too expensive to replace just because I couldn't put them back together.
10-31-07, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By gmorris

shifters clear coat peeling

The clear coat on my ultegra shifters is peeling off. It's only on the side that I apply force too while shifting. I sweat quite alot, I was wondering if the salt from sweat could be eating at it. ...
10-31-07, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By gmorris

I'm not sure what ranman is talking about, but...

I'm not sure what ranman is talking about, but valve lapping compound should be abrasive enough. You can pick it up at any auto store
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-07, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By gmorris

that's what I thought at first, but i reallly...

that's what I thought at first, but i reallly don't see how. There appears to be ample clearance(1/8"-1/4"). It's only doing it under load
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-07, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By gmorris

strange noises

When I find myself suckin and in the big cog(regardless of what ring I'm in) there's a noise that sounds as if my dr is hitting the spokes. I know it's physically impossible but that's what it...
10-12-07, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By gmorris

Actually, it was given to me. Originally, the...

Actually, it was given to me. Originally, the guy wanted 200 and I wasn't interested but a few weeks later he bought a 70's porche and needed room in the garage. After an hour or so of cleaning,...
10-11-07, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By gmorris

older gary fisher, is it worth putting much money into

I'm primarily a roadie but I've been interested in mountain bikes and I've come across an older Gary Fisher Montair. I don't have a clue what year it is, and I cant find anything on the web about...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-07, 05:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,835
Posted By gmorris

It's such a screwy mess!!! It might be...

It's such a screwy mess!!! It might be beneficial to cancel the tour next year and spend the time developing a testing system that works.
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