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05-03-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,063
Posted By Sixtwo

The poppies look cool up close but from a...

The poppies look cool up close but from a distance I'm afraid they'd look like potato chips...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By Sixtwo

I live on a hill with an 800-ft long gravel...

I live on a hill with an 800-ft long gravel driveway that I have to walk my bike up/down to get to a paved road...so I use mt shoes and mt pedals on my Giant OCR C3...
11-08-07, 07:36 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 208,735
Posted By Sixtwo

R.I.P Tracy S. and Brett J..., killed in...

R.I.P Tracy S. and Brett J..., killed in Portland, OR recently...you two didn't deserve to die so horribly and senselessly in such a beautiful city...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-07, 09:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,893
Posted By Sixtwo

Well you titled your post wrong then,...

Well you titled your post wrong then, knucklehead, and gave everyone the wrong impression...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-07, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Sixtwo

No catastrophe here...just lots of silicon grease...

No catastrophe here...just lots of silicon grease needed in and around the stem bolts, head tube and fork solved the prob...the LBS had 3 versions of my OCR C3 and I asked to be sold the 1 that had...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,386
Posted By Sixtwo

Of the two LBS's here in town, the least...

Of the two LBS's here in town, the least preferable one threw me a small bone last week...I bought a 2006 Giant OCR C3 on sale ($1100 instead of $1800) and upgraded the wheels/tires for another $600...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Sixtwo

What's causing the squealing?

After spending the past 20 years on a mountain bike, a hybrid, and a flat-bar, I'm finally getting used to a road bike again, and I love my new (2006) Giant OCR C3...but I've never had carbon before...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-07, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By Sixtwo

All I know is the Vitesse that came with my Giant...

All I know is the Vitesse that came with my Giant OCR C3 is a lot more comfortable than the Arione I spent big $$$ on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-07, 08:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,268
Posted By Sixtwo

Just myself...don't you push your weight forward...

Just myself...don't you push your weight forward down onto your hands/wrists with drops?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-07, 08:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,268
Posted By Sixtwo

I'm a flat bar roadie, I like my Giant FCR 1, but...

I'm a flat bar roadie, I like my Giant FCR 1, but I added bar ends for an extra hand position...I have carpal tunnel issues and just figured drops would make my hands worse...now I'm starting to...
Forum: Commuting
12-21-06, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By Sixtwo

I got caught in and dumped on for the 1st time...

I got caught in and dumped on for the 1st time today since buying/riding my Giant last May...now I'm worried about my gears and chain...spent an hour w/canned air and rags drying everything I could...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,327
Posted By Sixtwo

Bright and sunny and cold here in Livermore...

Bright and sunny and cold here in Livermore today, bundled up and hit a circuitous 2-hour route around east Livermore, found a smooth-as-glass stretch of road where I could actually let go of the bar...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-06, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By Sixtwo

Had a pretty good 2-hour ride today myself (on...

Had a pretty good 2-hour ride today myself (on the coldest day of the year for us so far, a brisk 45 degrees...I know, we're a bunch of weather wussies out here)...rode to the ATM and deposited my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Sixtwo

Too lazy to unwrap it, no doubt...the seller does...

Too lazy to unwrap it, no doubt...the seller does have 100% positive feedback however...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-06, 09:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,898
Posted By Sixtwo

Enough with Richard Simmons already...besides,...

Enough with Richard Simmons already...besides, that's a tank top, NOT a sleeveless jersey...DUH...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-06, 06:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,898
Posted By Sixtwo

Yes, I wear them all the time here in...

Yes, I wear them all the time here in NoCal...it's just too damn warm here during the summer and fall...besides, who the hell cares what others think?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-06, 07:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,501
Posted By Sixtwo

Learned to ride as a child...always had a bike...

Learned to ride as a child...always had a bike around during adolescence and commuted on one bike or another to several PT jobs as a teen...got into the mt. bike craze in the 80's when I bought a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-06, 10:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,157
Posted By Sixtwo

Try walking up and down hills before you start...

Try walking up and down hills before you start expecting them to bear more weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-06, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Sixtwo

Jeezus...whether it's a bike or a car, Arizona...

Jeezus...whether it's a bike or a car, Arizona has become a very frightening place to drive...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-06, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Sixtwo

I just removed a dealer sticker from my Giant...

I just removed a dealer sticker from my Giant with a blow dryer...took about 3 minutes worked perfectly.
12-02-06, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By Sixtwo

Xero XSR wheel question

Their website is no help...just want to know what the difference is between the numbers, for example, XSR-4, -3, -2...is it simply weight? Also, what's the difference between XSR and XGR? Thanks in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,067
Posted By Sixtwo

I've got a small nylon Jandd just big enough to...

I've got a small nylon Jandd just big enough to hold my cellphone...who the hell cares what others think?!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-06, 06:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,918
Posted By Sixtwo

We don't have winters here...they're more like...

We don't have winters here...they're more like chilly wet springs...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-06, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,133
Posted By Sixtwo

It's a big mess in my town as well...Livermore...

It's a big mess in my town as well...Livermore has become little more than a big rig and gravel truck bypass for these dangerous *******s trying to avoid a congested freeway...
10-31-06, 06:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,188
Posted By Sixtwo

Livermore Cyclery (www.livermorecyclery.com)

Livermore Cyclery (www.livermorecyclery.com)
10-29-06, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By Sixtwo

My aunt was in Maalaea, Maui in her condo when...

My aunt was in Maalaea, Maui in her condo when all Hell broke loose...she said there was a big wiggle, then the whole concrete building bounced up & down for about 10 seconds...the aftershock about...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-06, 11:10 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,325
Posted By Sixtwo

A woman on a bike with a bag and a stick picking...

A woman on a bike with a bag and a stick picking up garbage...I thanked her for caring about the countryside, she thanked me for noticing...

Lots of discarded water bottles filled with what looks...
09-24-06, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,914
Posted By Sixtwo

I don't know if this helps or not, but here in...

I don't know if this helps or not, but here in the USofA, your Giant CRX-3 is called an FCR3 and I have the 2005 version which Consumer Reports magazine rated a top choice for its price and...
09-23-06, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By Sixtwo

It's the same in Taipei...Daddy drives the...

It's the same in Taipei...Daddy drives the scooter, Mommy hangs onto Daddy, baby hangs onto Mommy, and the propane tank is tied down right behind baby!
09-10-06, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,435
Posted By Sixtwo

I'm just glad sales-tax free Oregon is our...

I'm just glad sales-tax free Oregon is our northern neighbor...I buy out of state as often as I can...
09-09-06, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 279,935
Posted By Sixtwo

East Livermore's wine country on Tesla and...

East Livermore's wine country on Tesla and Greenville Rds., out to Old Altamont Pass Rd., up over Flynn Rd, to Patterson Pass, back down Cross Rd., to Tesla and home...approx 20 miles, not quite two...
09-06-06, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 516
Posted By Sixtwo

Nothing but rolling golden brown hills where I...

Nothing but rolling golden brown hills where I live...and I'm 1200 feet up on a rural hillside overlooking Livermore's wine country so I have to coast almost a mile and a half downhill just to get to...
09-05-06, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By Sixtwo

Same here...I'd kill for a little drizzle about...

Same here...I'd kill for a little drizzle about now...or even just a damn cloud to drift by...had enough of summer...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-06, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By Sixtwo

I ordered a pair of $150 Pearl Izumi bike shorts...

I ordered a pair of $150 Pearl Izumi bike shorts and they arrived USED with an ink stain on the leg...needless to say, they went faster than you can say "what the f_ _ _!?"
08-23-06, 08:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,864
Posted By Sixtwo

Bezerkeley is a liberal toilet...

Bezerkeley is a liberal toilet...
08-15-06, 10:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By Sixtwo

I love my $600 Giant FCR3, another flat-bar...

I love my $600 Giant FCR3, another flat-bar fitness road bike...came with Michelin Dynamic 700x28tires...switched to 25s, added a carbon seat post, handlebar, and chunky bar ends, and am quite happy...
08-15-06, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By Sixtwo

How cool is that?! Nice pics, nice town, nice...

How cool is that?! Nice pics, nice town, nice event...wish I'd been there!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 481,459
Posted By Sixtwo

2005 Giant FCR3, XL frame in gold...MSRP was...

2005 Giant FCR3, XL frame in gold...MSRP was $630, got mine for $590...have since put about $300 into it with better rims, carbon seatpost & handlebar and bar ends and shaved off a couple of...
07-25-06, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By Sixtwo

I lived there for 25 years...September thru...

I lived there for 25 years...September thru mid-October can be the nicest time of year there, especially at the coast...late October can go either way...
07-23-06, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By Sixtwo

In my neighborhood, they "chip seal" the country...

In my neighborhood, they "chip seal" the country roads with copious amounts of gravel every mean season, rendering what little bike lanes and shoulders you can safely navigate during non-commute...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-06, 08:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,298
Posted By Sixtwo

The biggest/best LBS in my area is a Trek dealer.

The biggest/best LBS in my area is a Trek dealer.
Forum: Foo
06-30-06, 07:42 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 2,549
Posted By Sixtwo

Bank of America...bastards are outsourcing all...

Bank of America...bastards are outsourcing all kinds of jobs to India and threatening their U.S. employees with their pensions if they don't help train the foreigners...my money's outta there,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-06, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Sixtwo

1) Find a cheap (used) bike with drop bars and...

1) Find a cheap (used) bike with drop bars and see if it helps the hands
2) Turn your FCR4 into a -2 or -1 with better parts
3) Try adding bar ends 1st to see if they help the hands

I have a...
06-25-06, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,753
Posted By Sixtwo

I bought a Giant FCR3 because of what CR said in...

I bought a Giant FCR3 because of what CR said in their article and love it...really wanted the Corsa Red FCR1 but finding any FCR in XL in the Bay Area was a friggin' chore, so I settled for the 3...
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