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Forum: Great Lakes
08-07-11, 03:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,579
Posted By Gromit

Grosse Pointe

Grosse Pointe
Forum: Great Lakes
01-23-11, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By Gromit

Signed up today. Our group did it last year -...

Signed up today. Our group did it last year - although I was out of town. Everyone said it was a great time and we have at least 6 of us signed up already. Looking forward to it. 200K as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-10, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By Gromit

So be it. What looked lame, however, was watching...

So be it. What looked lame, however, was watching a cyclist heave his Air Chuck SL across a field, after 10 minutes of trying to get the spring to compress on winter ride. Either way, they'll both...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-10, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By Gromit

Why add a spring to it? You don't need it, it's...

Why add a spring to it? You don't need it, it's just something that can break.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By Gromit

Innovations Microflate Nano Mini ...

Innovations Microflate Nano Mini
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-09, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By Gromit

Oakley Bottlerockets and transition lenses for...

Oakley Bottlerockets and transition lenses for me.

http://www.oakley.com/pd/4304

I started wearing Oakley prescription frames with transition lenses for running - I hated messing around with...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-06-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By Gromit

I strongly agree that Detroit is an excellent...

I strongly agree that Detroit is an excellent place to cycle. I live in Grosse Pointe and ride every weekend downtown. Fishtoes is absolutely correct. Wide roads, low traffic volume, and generally...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-09, 07:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,197
Posted By Gromit

Heads up - they went under. ...

Heads up - they went under.

http://www.bikesportmichigan.com/

http://forum.slowtwitch.com/Slowtwitch_Forums_C1/Triathlon_Forum_F1/Bikesport_Michigan_P2585755/

The owner went to TriSports.com...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-17-09, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By Gromit

Great race

Lots of fun and a fantastic course. thanks.

- john
Forum: Great Lakes
10-16-09, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By Gromit

OK, last minute - I'm in. See you there - I'll...

OK, last minute - I'm in. See you there - I'll do the C race - probably get there in time for the clinic, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-09, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,489
Posted By Gromit

Here is a nice little article from...

Here is a nice little article from bikesportmichigan.com

http://www.bikesportmichigan.com/features/roadrash.shtml
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 06:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,584
Posted By Gromit

Hoping that you have a speedy recovery. Take...

Hoping that you have a speedy recovery. Take care.

- john
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-09, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By Gromit

Hey Mike. What do you expect from WCSX? The...

Hey Mike. What do you expect from WCSX?

The only thing I'd add is that the title of your thread is a bit misleading. These folks aren't Detroiters; they're typical suburbanites. WCSX is in...
08-06-09, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,468
Posted By Gromit

I'm 6'0" with a 33.5 inseam and ride a 53. BTW,...

I'm 6'0" with a 33.5 inseam and ride a 53. BTW, it's a great bike, you'll love it - although I was disappointed when they recalled the orange Salsa stem. Had to swap it out for a Thomson.

- john
Forum: Great Lakes
02-28-09, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,332
Posted By Gromit

The Wolverines ...

The Wolverines
http://www.wolverinesportsclub.com


Bike GP.org
http://www.bikegp.org
02-28-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By Gromit

Salsa stem voluntary recall

http://www.salsacycles.com/amigos/2009/02/salsa-cromoto-sul-stem-recall.html

Bummer - the orange stem on my La Cruz was a nice touch.

They don't offer a replacement, but I was told that...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-13-09, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Gromit

Great article. Thanks for posting. I'll try to...

Great article. Thanks for posting. I'll try to get some of my kids' old bikes there to donate.

Rick Teranes, who is mentioned in the story, is one heck of a nice guy. Hell of a rider, too.
Forum: Northeast
04-10-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By Gromit

Thank you all very much so far. I appreciate the...

Thank you all very much so far. I appreciate the links and routes, and I'm looking forward to doing some riding in your neck of the woods. Look for me out there, I'll be on a Blue RC4.
Forum: Northeast
04-08-08, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By Gromit

MD Peeps - help Great Lakes member out

Hi all. I'll be in Baltimore for a month (April 28 - May 23) for training in a new job and I need some suggestions for riding. I'll be staying in an extended stay type hotel downtown 2 blocks from...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-07-08, 05:54 AM
Forum: Great Lakes
04-07-08, 05:51 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,636
Posted By Gromit

Connor and Jefferson is pretty bad. Our group...

Connor and Jefferson is pretty bad. Our group almost got taken out at Connor and Kercheval on Saturday morning when someone blew a stop light at about 70mph.

Rode from Grosse Pointe to past Metro...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-08, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Gromit

+3

+3
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-08, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 733
Posted By Gromit

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-08, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27,028
Views: 17,242,782
Posted By Gromit

VERY NICE!

VERY NICE!
01-24-08, 07:32 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,231
Posted By Gromit

super spec'd version - now you're talking :beer: ...

super spec'd version - now you're talking :beer: I'm certainly interested in that.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-08, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,772
Posted By Gromit

Contest????:rolleyes:

Contest????:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-08, 12:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,772
Posted By Gromit

"Whomever" is incorrect. It is the subject of the...

"Whomever" is incorrect. It is the subject of the verb "gave" in Botto's original statement; therefore, "whoever" is correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-08, 11:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,772
Posted By Gromit

whomever gave me the lame ass red star next to my...

whomever gave me the lame ass red star next to my avatar.



Incorrect.
Forum: Commuting
01-22-08, 07:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By Gromit

I always take those signs to mean that the bridge...

I always take those signs to mean that the bridge has permission to freeze when it's cold.
01-10-08, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,523
Posted By Gromit

One more word of caution and this is why you need...

One more word of caution and this is why you need to get a lawyer. If the driver's insurance company is responsible for payment of medical for your injuries and you settle your claim for future...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-08, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,129
Posted By Gromit

Another vote for the Strada

Another vote for the Strada
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-08, 09:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,907
Posted By Gromit

Anytime this subject gets mentioned, the same...

Anytime this subject gets mentioned, the same song pops up immediately in my head.

Worst song of all time, why does it torment me?


Goodbye to you, my trusted friend.
We've known each...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-07, 03:31 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 44,635
Posted By Gromit

Blue RC4 http://i9.tinypic.com/81ezx3d.jpg

Blue RC4

http://i9.tinypic.com/81ezx3d.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-07, 06:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,145
Posted By Gromit

Ishihara Test for Color Blindness - you are not...

Ishihara Test for Color Blindness - you are not color blind.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-07, 07:53 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 80,427
Posted By Gromit

Since this has turned into a "close to being 15...

Since this has turned into a "close to being 15 lb thread" here is my entry

Off the rack at 16.0 lbs without cages, but including computer for $3K usd

Blue RC4 size M/L, dura ace, easton...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-07, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Gromit

Cateye Strada wireless - a few bucks +/- $50 ...

Cateye Strada wireless - a few bucks +/- $50

http://www.cateye.com/en/product_detail/408

end of thread :D

I love this computer [edit: well, I haven't been intimate with it, but I do...
12-12-07, 07:33 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,231
Posted By Gromit

First off, sorry for the delayed response, I just...

First off, sorry for the delayed response, I just got back to this thread.

I think you're adding something (i.e. the second person not giving as much info to the buyer). With that added, I'd...
12-05-07, 08:51 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,231
Posted By Gromit

Well, let's just assume one could pour heart and...

Well, let's just assume one could pour heart and soul into a bicycle. Will it ride better? I'll still take the "soul-less" one that performs better or one that performs as well for less money.
12-05-07, 06:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,277
Posted By Gromit

http://i15.tinypic.com/52c5sb9.jpg I concur.

http://i15.tinypic.com/52c5sb9.jpg

I concur.
Forum: Commuting
12-03-07, 08:15 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,924
Posted By Gromit

The camera is a Sony DCR-HC48. ...

The camera is a Sony DCR-HC48.

http://www.crutchfield.com/App/Product/Item/Photos/Default.aspx?i=158DCRHC48&g=318350

I didn't see a helmet mounted version. Did he somehow mount the above...
Forum: Commuting
12-03-07, 07:00 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,924
Posted By Gromit

Great quality video!!! Most excellent. Very...

Great quality video!!! Most excellent.

Very poor cycling!!! Wrong way on a one way, wrong way on a two way (over the double yellow and begging for a left hook), failure to yield to pedestrians in...
Forum: Commuting
12-02-07, 06:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,658
Posted By Gromit

I heard his buddies are pissed ...

I heard his buddies are pissed

http://i17.tinypic.com/qyuy5g.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-07, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By Gromit

I've had excellent luck with Maxxis Columbieres. ...

I've had excellent luck with Maxxis Columbieres. Maybe not as grippy as Pro2s but a hell of a lot more puncture resistent. They'll get you 2,500 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-07, 04:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,818
Posted By Gromit

Salsa La Cruz ...

Salsa La Cruz

http://i12.tinypic.com/8bdup2b.jpg
11-27-07, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By Gromit

T-Mobile = History

http://www.velonews.com/race/int/articles/13726.0.html

Sorry if this has been posted already.
11-26-07, 10:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,633
Posted By Gromit

Doing something dangerous, but without the intent...

Doing something dangerous, but without the intent to kill anybody, even though "everybody knows that...you can kill somebody" would be a negligent act.



More to the point, doing something...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-07, 08:30 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,124
Posted By Gromit

I am very familiar with that area. I've posted...

I am very familiar with that area. I've posted the following comments a few times and I'm sorry to sound like a broken record but YOU ARE WAY SAFER RIDING IN DETROIT THAN IN MACOMB COUNTY (for those...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-07, 08:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,767
Posted By Gromit

Don't haggle. You want to know how to get good...

Don't haggle.
You want to know how to get good deals from your LBS?

Trust them. Bring them beer, toss in a tip. Ask for their advice and take it. Buy stuff without haggling and they'll usually...
11-19-07, 07:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,316
Posted By Gromit

[QUOTE=maddyfish;5658555]If you kill a person...

[QUOTE=maddyfish;5658555]If you kill a person through stupidity QUOTE]

This is far more than stupidity. She knew she had cataracts and could not see well. Yet, she acted with absolute gross...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-07, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,065
Posted By Gromit

I don't post in threads regarding whether I wreck...

I don't post in threads regarding whether I wreck - bad chi.

- doh. . . .
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