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Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,337
Posted By wesGTZR

At a ride recently I saw someone take out a...

At a ride recently I saw someone take out a workstand from his trunk and set it up just to put the wheels on his bike. He then folded it up and put it back in the trunk. I have been wondering it he...
10-17-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,750
Posted By wesGTZR

The click is most common on the down stroke on L...

The click is most common on the down stroke on L and R. Happens when I am out of the saddle so seat post is a long shot.

After cleaning and lubing Wednesday. The bike sounded like I was...
10-17-08, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,750
Posted By wesGTZR

105 10 speed on mavic Aksium. I also switched to...

105 10 speed on mavic Aksium. I also switched to a shimano rear wheel and it did not change the noise.
10-17-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,750
Posted By wesGTZR

I just read Sheldon's page. He says 1/16"of...

I just read Sheldon's page. He says 1/16"of stretch and it's time to replace the chain so I guess I am in need of a new chain. Still I am wondering if this could be the source of the noise.
10-17-08, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,750
Posted By wesGTZR

Can chain stretch cause clicking?

I have a 08 caad 9 with 2000 miles on it. I have a clicking when standing and pedaling hard. I have greased and tightened everything except the BB. I don't have tools for this. I have tried a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-08, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,407
Posted By wesGTZR

The Diamantes wear out fast and have less...

The Diamantes wear out fast and have less puncture protection.

I have ridden both. If 800 miles is enough for you get the Diamante they ride noticeably better. I just need more life from my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By wesGTZR

Down here altitude is not much use. 5.0 would be...

Down here altitude is not much use. 5.0 would be my choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-08, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By wesGTZR

Thanks. I figured this was the case. I did not...

Thanks. I figured this was the case. I did not want to buy and find out I was wrong. $40 cheaper than the cateye v3 so this is probably the way I will go.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-08, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By wesGTZR

Blackburn Neuro display question.

Can the display on the Neuro show speed, cadence, and heart rate at the same time? This is unclear from all the shots I have seen of the screen. Also I have never seen one used with the stem mount....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-08, 04:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,241
Posted By wesGTZR

+1

+1
Forum: Foo
08-29-08, 04:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By wesGTZR

I am not sure about insurance covering termites. ...

I am not sure about insurance covering termites.

Down here most people have a termite bond with a pest control co. This is usually about $150 a year and covers retreatment and repairs. The...
Forum: Foo
08-28-08, 09:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By wesGTZR

No termite bond? It is time to get...

No termite bond?

It is time to get professional help on this one.

I'm in the lumber biz, but not pest control. Termites are subterranian this why you only see them when they swarm. They can...
Forum: Foo
08-17-08, 06:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By wesGTZR

Gertrude ...

Gertrude
http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm66/wamerritt/P2190004.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-08, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,160
Posted By wesGTZR

The best part was the coverage of the women's...

The best part was the coverage of the women's race. When was the last time you saw that on National TV?
Forum: Foo
05-23-08, 11:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,408
Posted By wesGTZR

no spd only road cleat compatable They...

no spd only road cleat compatable

They will look good with bibs and a jersey.
Forum: Foo
05-23-08, 10:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,408
Posted By wesGTZR

They will be slick when they are new for sure. ...

They will be slick when they are new for sure. Once the leather roughens up and you learn how to walk in them you will be fine.

If you want rubber soles or what some would call ***** kickers may...
Forum: Foo
05-23-08, 10:23 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,408
Posted By wesGTZR

http://www.danpostboots.com/bootlocator.aspx?Cat=1...

http://www.danpostboots.com/bootlocator.aspx?Cat=1,10&pid=640
Forum: Foo
05-23-08, 10:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,408
Posted By wesGTZR

#1 rule no rubber soles I haven't worn them...

#1 rule no rubber soles

I haven't worn them in 15 years, but it is like bikes in that you should stay away from the dept. stores and get them at a western wear store.
05-19-08, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By wesGTZR

105 front shifter?

I am wondering if my 105 shifter is defective. Background is a new 08 bike with 900 miles, 105 shifters and a standard double. The shifter functions, but the trim notch doesn't move the FD at all...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By wesGTZR

That's funny. I ordered a size smaller based on...

That's funny. I ordered a size smaller based on comments and the websites size chart. They are borderline too small, but ok to wear. The hammer bibs are cut long for sure, and the inseam goes up...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 05:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,371
Posted By wesGTZR

Two Johns Podcast +1 Also check out Team...

Two Johns Podcast +1

Also check out Team CTM's podcast
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 998
Posted By wesGTZR

I don't think some of you really know what a flat...

I don't think some of you really know what a flat ride is. In FL we have many flat rides that are so flat you never stop pedaling. Your speed only changes because the wind direction changes or you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-08, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,565
Posted By wesGTZR

"Hills" compared to Birmingham. None ...

"Hills" compared to Birmingham. None

Compared to Destin, lots. The only hill I've riden in Destin is the Midbay Bridge and the worst part about that is the wind.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,565
Posted By wesGTZR

I'll have to stop by the shop for a visit. I...

I'll have to stop by the shop for a visit. I live about 20 miles north of Destin.

I recently purchased a Cannondale from Robin's Bike Shop in Destin. Robin's has always given me top notch...
04-10-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By wesGTZR

I put a couple thousand miles on one. It is ok,...

I put a couple thousand miles on one. It is ok, but I don't think that it is the best saddle for me. I have decided (for now) to use a saddle with out a cut out, but with a stiffer shell. When it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-08, 06:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,092
Posted By wesGTZR

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm66/wamerritt/...

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm66/wamerritt/P2200016.jpg
http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm66/wamerritt/Pearl1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-08, 03:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,518
Posted By wesGTZR

My Humps..;)

My Humps..;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-08, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By wesGTZR

Cateye Strada wireless I just got one on my...

Cateye Strada wireless

I just got one on my new bike and I like it. It can be mounted on the stem or bar and is simple to use. Also the speed sensor isn't as large as some others I've seen.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 556,868
Posted By wesGTZR

upgraded my aluminum ride to a new aluminum ride

upgraded my aluminum ride to a new aluminum ride
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-08, 02:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,770
Posted By wesGTZR

08 Impala. 30mpg. Rear seat bottom folds up and...

08 Impala. 30mpg. Rear seat bottom folds up and you can put your bike in with out getting anything dirty. You do have to remove the front wheel though.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,765
Posted By wesGTZR

I ordered some bib tights w/o pad, but got tights...

I ordered some bib tights w/o pad, but got tights w/pad. I'll keep them and use them. Never had a problem before with PBK. The tights were packaged w/ no pad written in sharpie on the outside.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,011
Posted By wesGTZR

Sweet Zipps!

Check them out!

http://photos.peachsports.com/p/start5/albanynutroll2007-boykin18of12547
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,842
Posted By wesGTZR

Open Corsa $33.72 @ PBK

Open Corsa $33.72 @ PBK
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-08, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,181
Posted By wesGTZR

I'll change the tire. That is what I was going...

I'll change the tire. That is what I was going to do anyway. As I have said I have a new set ready and waiting in the garage. I'm also so over the blue color.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,181
Posted By wesGTZR

I've mostly just lurked aroud here, but now I...

I've mostly just lurked aroud here, but now I feel like a part of the community.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-08, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,723
Posted By wesGTZR

2008 CAAD 9 5 is $1299 everyday price at my lbs. ...

2008 CAAD 9 5 is $1299 everyday price at my lbs. (105 w/ ultegra RD)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-08, 05:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,181
Posted By wesGTZR

It is only through the tread. Never heard...

It is only through the tread.

Never heard of the superglue fix. I may give that a shot.

I have new tires I just want finish out the winter before they go on.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-08, 04:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,181
Posted By wesGTZR

Would you ride on this?

I'm wondering how many of you would train on this front tire. The cut has been there for a while, but it keeps getting worse and it is right by the valve so I see it every time out the door. Thanks...
Forum: Foo
07-15-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By wesGTZR

oops. I didn't read about the thorns. You have...

oops. I didn't read about the thorns. You have me stumped.
Forum: Foo
07-15-07, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By wesGTZR

Mimosa or silk tree are the common names

Mimosa or silk tree are the common names
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-07, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,282
Posted By wesGTZR

I have the ZR 4.0 I think that it is one year...

I have the ZR 4.0 I think that it is one year either older or newer than the 4000/5000. I'm pretty sure these are from before GT sold out to Pacific. Many say that they made better frames back...
02-27-07, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By wesGTZR

I've struggled with this problem for years. (left...

I've struggled with this problem for years. (left foot 3 middle toes) Most responces will attribute thie problem to lack of circulation and tell you to loosen up your shoes. This can and does help...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-07, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,413
Posted By wesGTZR

it could also have come about because some...

it could also have come about because some mountain bike handlebars are 31.8 mm. That would make handlebars easier to switch and come closer to a standardized sizing. I don't know why someone would...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-06, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By wesGTZR

Looks Fun! I'll be moving back to Crestview next...

Looks Fun! I'll be moving back to Crestview next summer, and this ride should be perfect for me. I hope they have it next year. I used to work for The Division of Forestry in Blackwater and I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-06, 05:38 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 21,176
Posted By wesGTZR

Put a thank you card in the mail w/ your number...

Put a thank you card in the mail w/ your number and a note. If you show up at her door she may be a little freaked out.
09-07-06, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By wesGTZR

Sorry, I should have searched. The last time I...

Sorry, I should have searched. The last time I tried it was down, but I see it is working now. You are right it is a waste of money. I just like to tinker with things and thought this could buy me...
09-06-06, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By wesGTZR

Tripple to double Crank?

I'm intrested in changing my Tripple crank to a compact or even a regular double. My bike is five years old so I don't want to spend big $ on it. If I change to a double will I need a new shifter...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-06, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,522
Posted By wesGTZR

I am also thinking of changing to a double. My...

I am also thinking of changing to a double. My question is do I have to change shifters or derailers to make this swap? Tiagra sti and FD

Thanks
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