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06-19-16, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,256
Posted By gandrimp

Trans Am Bike Race 2016 live tracker by...

Trans Am Bike Race 2016 live tracker by trackleaders.com (http://trackleaders.com/transam16)


Current race going on as we speak.
06-19-16, 05:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By gandrimp

Hybrids KILL my back right away, the drop bar...

Hybrids KILL my back right away, the drop bar bikes are far more comfortable to me. Even my mt bike is more comfortable than the hybrid, to me
04-12-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,877
Posted By gandrimp

My guess would be the RDT (road dampening...

My guess would be the RDT (road dampening technology) is the difference.
04-06-16, 08:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,510
Posted By gandrimp

You "half" to be careful, there is a "thin" line...

You "half" to be careful, there is a "thin" line as "two" what you can get by with. My wife says I cross that line many times, sometimes all in ''1" clothing of myself. The "hole" problem starts with...
03-07-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,993
Posted By gandrimp

This is a good price, but the Surly has better...

This is a good price, but the Surly has better gearing.
03-07-16, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,993
Posted By gandrimp

I love my Fuji Sportif, but I'm not sure it has...

I love my Fuji Sportif, but I'm not sure it has the gearing for what you need. My Surly Disc Trucker will handle the weight and has the gearing.
02-09-16, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By gandrimp

For me and my knee pain, foot to pedal placement...

For me and my knee pain, foot to pedal placement is critical.
10-11-15, 02:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,213
Posted By gandrimp

Stache for my Trek Stache Surly for my Disc...

Stache for my Trek Stache

Surly for my Disc Trucker

I am currently trying to name my Fuji Sportif, Sportif has come to mind but don't feel right. Its red and white so Red could be, but still...
10-11-15, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,414
Posted By gandrimp

You actually wash your skullcap? :)

You actually wash your skullcap? :)
10-09-15, 04:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,543
Posted By gandrimp

I am finding cyclist get butthurt awfully easily....

I am finding cyclist get butthurt awfully easily. The guy was trying to be funny.
10-09-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By gandrimp

Do yourself a favor and don't buy a bike with...

Do yourself a favor and don't buy a bike with cheap CHEAP front suspension. Sure you'll like it at first but its heavy and robs power (from you). Both companies make great bikes. Whichever fits you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-15, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,598
Posted By gandrimp

I have a fuji one-1 sportif. Very nice bike. The...

I have a fuji one-1 sportif. Very nice bike. The two-1 is rim brake.
10-02-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By gandrimp

I realize anything is a good reason to buy a...

I realize anything is a good reason to buy a bike, but wont a lighter bike make it easier to not work so hard, and therefore make you actually lose ground?
09-29-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By gandrimp

That I would have gotten a pic of. :twitchy: ...

That I would have gotten a pic of. :twitchy:

This more represents what was perched atop my tube. ...
09-28-15, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By gandrimp

Well it was to late to return, but not to late to...

Well it was to late to return, but not to late to react. I was ready to install my new SMP saddle a couple of nights ago, and just as I reached for the bike I noticed a copperhead wrapped around the...
09-25-15, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,130
Posted By gandrimp

Another non relevant post, Oldsmobile went...

Another non relevant post, Oldsmobile went titts-up a few years ago.
Forum: Touring
09-24-15, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,725
Posted By gandrimp

Your link tells me that bike is know longer...

Your link tells me that bike is know longer available. Not geared low enough for my liking.
Forum: Touring
09-24-15, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,512
Posted By gandrimp

The guy died doing what he wanted to do his whole...

The guy died doing what he wanted to do his whole life. If only I could go out the same way.
09-23-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By gandrimp

This ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

This ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
09-17-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,770
Posted By gandrimp

Just adding don't judge disc brakes by what you...

Just adding don't judge disc brakes by what you feel on a test ride. Take the test ride feel and double that for the feeling you will get after several miles. My newest disc brakes are still getting...
Forum: Touring
09-16-15, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,921
Posted By gandrimp

Character traits of a Disc Trucker: beast,...

Character traits of a Disc Trucker: beast, sluggish, hauls heavy loads like know other.

Its normal.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,177
Posted By gandrimp

When I'm bored I have fun with them. Lead them...

When I'm bored I have fun with them. Lead them on. By the way, Its a scammer.
09-03-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,806
Posted By gandrimp

Your wife is tolerating your(our) sport and...

Your wife is tolerating your(our) sport and gifted you with a subscription to support your sport, and you come here asking our opinion?
Thank your wife and read the damn magazine.
09-03-15, 10:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,242
Posted By gandrimp

Almost exactly 30 yrs ago I turned 18 yrs old and...

Almost exactly 30 yrs ago I turned 18 yrs old and I was 8 hours from mom and dad. Had a job, which I left to go to "further my education". Take this year and be with your family, it wont be long and...
09-02-15, 10:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,542
Posted By gandrimp

Camelbak Mule NV is what I have. It keeps ice for...

Camelbak Mule NV is what I have. It keeps ice for a good amount of time, it also has airflow pads that keep the pack off your back.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-15, 09:08 AM
08-27-15, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By gandrimp

Camelbak mule NV. The NV is worth the extra

Camelbak mule NV. The NV is worth the extra
Forum: Touring
08-26-15, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By gandrimp

Go to youtube and type in cycle touring. It seems...

Go to youtube and type in cycle touring. It seems to me at least 1/2 the folks are on a surly. There's a thread on the Fuji going on right now with some info.
Forum: Touring
08-25-15, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,996
Posted By gandrimp

I got my Disc Trucker on black Friday of last...

I got my Disc Trucker on black Friday of last year for $950.00. I do like the looks of the Fuji and it is 3-4 lbs lighter than the surly. Ride both.
08-25-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By gandrimp

I have 1 Louis Garneau Grand Tour short sleeve...

I have 1 Louis Garneau Grand Tour short sleeve jersey that is a tall. I do buy in xlarge for the looser fit and being a tall fits perfectly. However, I must have the only one ever made beings I have...
08-21-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,426
Posted By gandrimp

"Cooking steel-cut oats is easy-peasy — boil...

"Cooking steel-cut oats is easy-peasy — boil water, add oats, reduce heat, and simmer — but it does require some patience. The oats take a good 20 to 30 minutes to become tender and decide they want...
08-21-15, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By gandrimp

I hope you heal quick,,,,,, but, why would you...

I hope you heal quick,,,,,, but, why would you buy a bike BEFORE you get healed up?

5 weeks ago tomorrow, bought a new Fuji, then 2 days later messed my back up. We are doing a very short ride in...
08-19-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By gandrimp

Could you call it a "woody"? Sounds...

Could you call it a "woody"?


Sounds terribly wrong when said aloud.
08-19-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By gandrimp

LoJack - Recovery System for Cars, Trucks,...

LoJack - Recovery System for Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, Equipment, Cargo & Laptops - LoJack (http://www.lojack.com/Products)
08-18-15, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By gandrimp

^^^^ This ^^^^^

^^^^ This ^^^^^
08-18-15, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,495
Posted By gandrimp

Clean your chain, with you least favorite piece...

Clean your chain, with you least favorite piece of cloth. Take this piece of cloth and "clean" your new, off colored tape. After letting it sit a few minutes/hours, wipe with a clean towel. I use my...
Forum: Touring
08-18-15, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By gandrimp

I think differently than most, I get told that a...

I think differently than most, I get told that a lot. My wife says I disagree for fun. If it was me, I would ride the last day or 2 days loaded, because you will know by then if you can handle more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-15, 02:27 PM
08-16-15, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 590
Posted By gandrimp

Great job.

Great job.
08-14-15, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,739
Posted By gandrimp

If your looking at touring bikes, check the Fuji...

If your looking at touring bikes, check the Fuji touring 740.00 msrp.
Enjoy the hunt.
07-29-15, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By gandrimp

Fuji sportif 1.5c from performance bikes is...

Fuji sportif 1.5c from performance bikes is 750.00.

Have fun with the search. The closest dealers to me are a 2 hour drive each way. We drove 8 hrs round trip to pick up my Surly disc trucker. The...
07-28-15, 02:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,752
Posted By gandrimp

I think it would still be a chicken. :crash:

I think it would still be a chicken. :crash:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,446
Posted By gandrimp

You sir probably do more harm to this...

You sir probably do more harm to this sport/pastime than any I have ever heard anywhere, please go to F1 racing where you will fit right in.
07-23-15, 09:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,808
Posted By gandrimp

Do I ever. Friend from church spotted my wife...

Do I ever.
Friend from church spotted my wife and I loading our bikes, came over, sweat pooring from his head, I could tell he had been working out. Long conversation with friendly ribbing. We had...
07-17-15, 07:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,065
Posted By gandrimp

Good video. Never take a power tool, crow bar is...

Good video. Never take a power tool, crow bar is 4 minutes faster.
07-16-15, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By gandrimp

My wife had a stylish, cute, cool looking helmet...

My wife had a stylish, cute, cool looking helmet every lady she met said so. 2 weeks ago I gave her an early birthday present, bike and a helmet. The helmet she wanted because the other was HOT, it...
07-14-15, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By gandrimp

My B17 has around 750 miles and is just now...

My B17 has around 750 miles and is just now getting comfortable. I have a velo-orange with around 400 miles that's very comfortable. Tough it out.
Forum: Touring
07-02-15, 09:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,890
Posted By gandrimp

Being self employed in the farm industry does...

Being self employed in the farm industry does make killing cattle survival for me. I name the calves we grow to eat. You should see the jersey calf named "burger" come running for its meal. Cattle...
Forum: Touring
07-01-15, 08:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,890
Posted By gandrimp

Brooks kills cows for the hide???? Priceless ,,,,...

Brooks kills cows for the hide???? Priceless ,,,, Brooks kills a $2000 dollar cow to make saddles? Buy all the plastic you like, I like leather and will continue being seated on it. Call me a cow...
06-30-15, 09:18 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,903
Posted By gandrimp

Just this past weekend I had my Podium ice...

Just this past weekend I had my Podium ice bottles on a 5 hour ride. Temps in the low to mid 80's. Started full of ice and then topped with water. Rest stops were every 10 to 15 mile so I only used 1...
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