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07-09-17, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Gee3

I'm going to measure it again just to be sure as...

I'm going to measure it again just to be sure as well as compare it with my other bike for reference. I may have to bite the bullet and sell it. :(
07-09-17, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Gee3

Thanks! I'll take a look again. My initial...

Thanks! I'll take a look again. My initial check is that there is still room within. The only protrusions are the water bottle bosses/rivnuts and there looks to be ample room after the cut. But...
07-09-17, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Gee3

How low can you cut the seat tube on the Look 595?

I have a Small Look 595 frame I just got but I cannot find the factory manual online anywhere.

It's looking like I'm going to need to cut the seat tube pretty low but is there a maximum length I...
07-08-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By Gee3

Retrofit Di2 to Look 595

I'm sure this has been discussed many times but I'm old and my search skills suck! I even tried to Google this but there was very little I could find.

I wanted to know if it was possible to fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Gee3

Thanks for the reminder about the measurements! ...

Thanks for the reminder about the measurements! I still have the measurements from my last bike fitting. So I'll be sure to have those with me too! 👍🏼
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-17, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Gee3

I'll find out for sure this weekend when I go to...

I'll find out for sure this weekend when I go to inspect it. It may actually be slightly longer, which I think is good for me! :)

And yeah, always nice to see Look on the roads!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Gee3

Lol! I wish I could buy both!! ...

Lol! I wish I could buy both!!

Unfortunately due to timing I may not be able to test out a CAAD 12. So I'm hoping some others who've ridden CAAD bikes can chime in. Thanks!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-17, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Gee3

Look 595 frameset or CAAD 12 complete bike?

I have a chance at getting one of my favorite framesets in the Look 595. It is used but well taken care of, it's a 2008 model. So it has the lugs etc, etc, for $800.

But I also have the...
04-23-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 96,097
Posted By Gee3

Hi all!! I'm Gary! I've been on here for a...

Hi all!! I'm Gary! I've been on here for a while but I haven't been active for the last couple of years. So I'm reintroducing myself...

I live in Daly City during the week and usually up in...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,928
Posted By Gee3

Thanks! That's about what I was thinking in...

Thanks! That's about what I was thinking in terms of price. (And thanks about the pic taking. But I have to admit it's my iPhone 6s, not me!). Haha!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-15, 01:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,530
Posted By Gee3

A few years back I bought the Bottechia carbon...

A few years back I bought the Bottechia carbon frame from a group buy here on the forums. So much better than my Specialized Allez bike. Gone was the road buzz that killed my hands and feet! I...
10-15-15, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By Gee3

I use BooKoo (app) up here in the...

I use BooKoo (app) up here in the Travis/Fairfield area. See if they have one near you.
10-15-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By Gee3

If you come back I suggest giving advanced notice...

If you come back I suggest giving advanced notice here on this forum as I'm sure there would be many that would take you out on some pretty nice rides in the Bay Area! When I moved back here after...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,928
Posted By Gee3

Nishiki Olympic Royale Mixte 1977?

Hi all,

I just got this "vintage" Nishiki and am trying to decide if i want to keep it or sell it. But before I decide I'd like to see if anyone can help me figure out the year and how original...
11-08-12, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 977
Posted By Gee3

When you guys do a moderate, not so hilly ride...

When you guys do a moderate, not so hilly ride I'm in! haha!
Forum: Foo
09-24-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,042
Posted By Gee3

I have a similar one that I use, minus the air...

I have a similar one that I use, minus the air pump. I use it primarily for long road trips. So I make sure I charge it up beforehand. They come in handy because you never know when you'll need it...
Forum: Foo
08-17-12, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By Gee3

Then you can convict the clone and send him/her...

Then you can convict the clone and send him/her to jail! Case closed!
Forum: Foo
08-17-12, 03:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,495
Posted By Gee3

Blue Hawaiian pizza!

Blue Hawaiian pizza!
Forum: Foo
08-17-12, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By Gee3

My nightmare was giving the bank a viable offer...

My nightmare was giving the bank a viable offer but after dilly-dallying for several weeks they rejected our offer. Then seeing the same house listed for less than what we offered a few weeks later.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Gee3

Also, don't cheap out on shorts or bib shorts ...

Also, don't cheap out on shorts or bib shorts
Bib shorts keep the chamois in place a lot better than non-bib and are more comfy on longer rides
My Aluminum Allez Elite frame is not nearly as stiff...
08-10-12, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By Gee3

I park at Canada Road near the 280/92 split on...

I park at Canada Road near the 280/92 split on the North end but you can also park on the south end by Edgewood Road. Then head down to Woodside, Whiskey Hill and Sand Hill/Portola to get to OLH. ...
08-07-12, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Gee3

Do you happen to live near any bike...

Do you happen to live near any bike manufacturers/companies or distributors? Many have end of the year sales that aren't always widely publicized. Give them a call and see what they have to offer.
08-07-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,534
Posted By Gee3

I use Zymol car polish. Easy on and easy off. ...

I use Zymol car polish. Easy on and easy off. Plus it's what I use on my car sometimes.

Plus, that lemon pledge smell makes me sneeze!
08-07-12, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 911
Posted By Gee3

If you can get really good deals on parts and can...

If you can get really good deals on parts and can put the bike together yourself it's worth it!
Forum: Foo
08-03-12, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 617
Posted By Gee3

I saw that car on Top Gear the other day!

I saw that car on Top Gear the other day!
Forum: Foo
08-03-12, 03:02 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,330,462
Posted By Gee3

...is my father!

...is my father!
Forum: Foo
08-03-12, 02:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,601
Posted By Gee3

Some late 70's 4 door Fiat. It was flat black in...

Some late 70's 4 door Fiat. It was flat black in color. Although the paint might have just been dull and faded. My high school friends called it the Fiatari! lol!

My mom bought it for $500...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By Gee3

Agreed. I changed a set out when I got several...

Agreed. I changed a set out when I got several cuts on them and got tired of using Shoe Goo to cover the cuts.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,039
Posted By Gee3

Not usre how the Trek 2.3 is but when I upgraded...

Not usre how the Trek 2.3 is but when I upgraded from my Specialized Allez to a no name chinese carbon bike it was a world of difference, night and day. On long rides the road buzz from the aluminum...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Gee3

Look up Transit Xpress Truck Rack. I think...

Look up Transit Xpress Truck Rack. I think Performancebike.com sells them. It uses pressure to mount to the "walls" of the truck bed to stay in place. Here it is:
...
08-03-12, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Gee3

Have you tried a shorter stem? And I've seen...

Have you tried a shorter stem? And I've seen aluminum extensions you can fit over your steerer tube so the height of the handlebars can be raised. I think I saw them at Performancebike.com. Good...
08-03-12, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,133
Posted By Gee3

I wasn't paying full attention in front of me and...

I wasn't paying full attention in front of me and the guy in front hit his brakes. So I tapped mine and caused the guy behind me to crash. I was so sorry and felt so bad!
08-03-12, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Gee3

Sounds like some virus is on Orbea's site... ...

Sounds like some virus is on Orbea's site... hopefully you were able to get rid of it. And i guess I'm not going to hit up Orbea's site anytime soon.

BTW, were you ever on Honda-Tech, or those...
08-03-12, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,631
Posted By Gee3

Move your hands around the bars often. I find it...

Move your hands around the bars often. I find it happens to me when I'm in the same position on the handlebars for a long period of time.

Go the drops, then in the hoods, then on the tops of...
08-03-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,328
Posted By Gee3

Not gonna be popular with the "in" crowd but I...

Not gonna be popular with the "in" crowd but I wear one earbud on my right ear with music playing, but not blaring. My left ear is still open to the road and I often look around to see who and what...
08-03-12, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,742
Posted By Gee3

If you have an iPhone/Smart phone there are apps...

If you have an iPhone/Smart phone there are apps you can dowload for free that will work nicely.
08-03-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,999
Posted By Gee3

If i'm not in a hurry I generally buy online. I...

If i'm not in a hurry I generally buy online. I can wait a couple of weeks for the part. I usually just go to the LBS for small parts like tubes, grease, chain lube, cables, etc... Although I was...
08-03-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By Gee3

I don't drink any coffee. Mostly water or iced...

I don't drink any coffee. Mostly water or iced tea. Just not a big fan of burning my lips and tongue in the mornings.

But I see lots of folks do prior to a ride. So now I'm wondering if maybe I...
08-03-12, 01:39 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 96,097
Posted By Gee3

Hey gang! I've been off most forums for quite...

Hey gang! I've been off most forums for quite some time so I am re-introducing myself! I was more active when I first moved back home to the Bay Area in 2006 after a 5 year stint in Texas, where I...
08-03-12, 01:34 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,838
Posted By Gee3

Wow! I've been away for a while and come back to...

Wow! I've been away for a while and come back to see this!. Glad to hear you're recovering well Dan! Slow and easy for now and then you'll be back and ready to ride soon!
02-06-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,955
Posted By Gee3

I said this elsewhere: AC can beat the Schleck's...

I said this elsewhere: AC can beat the Schleck's but he can't beat his meat!
05-12-11, 09:35 AM
05-12-11, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Gee3

Sounds like Ms. Corrigan is the Los Altos town...

Sounds like Ms. Corrigan is the Los Altos town crier!
05-12-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By Gee3

I can make it half way in that time! ;)

I can make it half way in that time! ;)
05-12-11, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Gee3

BTW, after trying to true the wheel it looks like...

BTW, after trying to true the wheel it looks like the rim is bent! Anyone have a spare 9spd Shimano compatible rear wheel for sale for dirt cheap? :)

Then I can get my bro-in-law on the bike...
05-12-11, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Gee3

Funny ride with my bro-in-law (sort of)

I was ridng a couple weeks ago with my brother in law. He had never ridden a road bike before so I lent him my old Allez. (Not really old, it's a 2006!)

Did a really nice 20 mile ride around the...
05-06-11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,974
Posted By Gee3

How about May 8th in the morning. I just need to...

How about May 8th in the morning. I just need to get back by noon since Aurora is working. :)
Forum: Foo
03-23-11, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Gee3

Thanks jsharr! I'll look into Dalmore 12 and...

Thanks jsharr! I'll look into Dalmore 12 and also ask my buddy for his "advice" on scotches! haha!

Overthehill - I'll do that too!

Thanks all!!
Gary
03-23-11, 01:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,341
Posted By Gee3

Just be sure to put enough. My doctor says most...

Just be sure to put enough. My doctor says most people put on too little. She used an example of SPF30 sunscreen and said that it's common for people to put too little where it's equivelant to only...
03-23-11, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,649
Posted By Gee3

Doh!! :)

Doh!! :)
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