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Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,356
Posted By boulder74

I live just up the road from you in Golden and...

I live just up the road from you in Golden and ride all summer, my rim brakes and rain have never had any issues. The biggest issue with CO rain is the lightning that is associated with it!! My...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-15, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 647
Posted By boulder74

Bike Rental Tacoma WA

Sorry if this has been answered but a search didn't turn anything up for me.

I'm going to be in Tacoma WA mid-March and really want to do some riding. I know the rental places in Seattle but...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,014
Posted By boulder74

. Nice video I Like how deep you have...

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Nice video

I Like how deep you have to dig to find out a partial list of what's in it...marketing at its best :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-12, 02:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,014
Posted By boulder74

Water in one bottle and a watered down...

Water in one bottle and a watered down Cliff/GU/Cytomax/Etc in the other. I may not physically need the electrolytes or the carbs but it's nice to have something that breaks that mental barrier up...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-12, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,547
Posted By boulder74

Mine were tight when new but they have become...

Mine were tight when new but they have become easier to clip in and out of. My 4 year old helped me put these on and we (me) put the left cleat on upside down putting the slot on the outside of the...
01-30-12, 08:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,857
Posted By boulder74

Anywhere from 1-2.5 hours. My DVDs are great for...

Anywhere from 1-2.5 hours. My DVDs are great for when I'm motivated and my TV or PS3 is great for when I'm not. If I do a long haul watching a movie or something, I make sure to periodically do...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,201
Posted By boulder74

Held one the other day and omg! is it light. But...

Held one the other day and omg! is it light. But like so many have pointed out, you can do slightly heavier for easily half the price and still have some coin left over to buy other toys. ;-)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-12, 10:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,892
Posted By boulder74

Davidson Bikes in Seattle. They build custom...

Davidson Bikes in Seattle. They build custom steel & Ti bikes. Haven't bought one yet but rode a demo model that was a close geometry to what I'd need. It was a DREAM to ride and only 16lbs to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-12, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By boulder74

Great thread. I get the numb toes on just about...

Great thread. I get the numb toes on just about any ride. I just switched to Speedplays and still have the same shoes....time for some CF soles??
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-12, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 981
Posted By boulder74

Thanks again for the input. StanSeven, my...

Thanks again for the input.

StanSeven, my point about "all day" is more a geometry issue than anything else. The aggressive race setup is cool and all but I'm not going to take it and do the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-12, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 981
Posted By boulder74

Thanks for the input. I'm considering the...

Thanks for the input. I'm considering the Synapse, just didn't want to buy the first bike I rode is all.

Also, most LBS carry one or two brands if that and will tout thier preferred brand. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-12, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 981
Posted By boulder74

Advice on an All-day light carbon or Ti bike

I'm shopping for a light all day rider. I have had an Allez in the past (didn't like the geometry) and I'm currently am riding a Trek Portland which I do spend all day on but it's 25lbs without the...
Forum: Touring
05-13-11, 10:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,084
Posted By boulder74

what about a Hennessy Hammock?...

what about a Hennessy Hammock? (http://hennessyhammock.com/articles/cycling/) Anyone tried one while touring? I'm guessing you'd still need a bag of sorts, but eliminate the sleeping pad and tent...
Forum: Commuting
05-13-11, 10:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,588
Posted By boulder74

cyclist going by, weaving, with their phone to...

cyclist going by, weaving, with their phone to their ear
Forum: Commuting
05-13-11, 10:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,199
Posted By boulder74

I started doing local errands on the bike this...

I started doing local errands on the bike this year and haven't given much thought to the cost-benefit vs. driving. I did however splurge on a new Timbuk2 so I have another 120 ish miles to 'pay it...
05-13-11, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By boulder74

In Manhattan, I'd go with a hybrid bike as well. ...

In Manhattan, I'd go with a hybrid bike as well. There's a ton of different options out there and in that price range. Check craigslist first and see if you can get something a little cheaper to...
05-13-11, 09:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,567
Posted By boulder74

I lock it. I use a kryptonite keyed cable lock...

I lock it. I use a kryptonite keyed cable lock that's about 1/4" thick. I also shift the gears when I park it in case someone wants to cut and ride, they'll drop the chain in the first spin...
05-13-11, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By boulder74

Not sure about the disk Q... the tagalong can be...

Not sure about the disk Q... the tagalong can be mounted at the bottom of the seatpost, if you're worried, take your bike to your local shop and 'try one on' to see the height and angle. Be careful...
05-13-11, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By boulder74

the nice thing is it's a single speed, not too...

the nice thing is it's a single speed, not too much worry about the component group quality. Get out there and enjoy it...that's the big part, then the price range takes care of itself.
05-13-11, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By boulder74

We got our son a regular training wheel bike last...

We got our son a regular training wheel bike last spring when he was 3 1/2 and he did ok on it. I got a trail-a-bike for him this spring (he's 4 1/2) and we ride to and from his preschool every nice...
05-13-11, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 906
Posted By boulder74

Almost had a similar fate on the 18% downhill at...

Almost had a similar fate on the 18% downhill at the Marin Headlands....yes I'm from out of town :-) guy ahead of me locked his rear and started fish tailing which got me to slow down enough to...
05-13-11, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By boulder74

I saw this guy walking his bike with about 5...

I saw this guy walking his bike with about 5 garden tools in his camelbak.....suspicious
05-13-11, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,098
Posted By boulder74

Sweeeeeet!! Looking forward to it

Sweeeeeet!! Looking forward to it
05-13-11, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By boulder74

There's a few places available on google, depends...

There's a few places available on google, depends on what part of town you are going to be in and what kind of riding you are doing. I know that: www.jackrabbitbikeandtrail.com has tri-bike rentals...
Forum: Texas
02-27-11, 09:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By boulder74

Best wishes!!! glad she's 'ok'. Lawyer...

Best wishes!!! glad she's 'ok'.

Lawyer Up!! They driver did the right thing by sticking around and all but the Insurance CO is going to try to get away with paying as little as possible. Not...
02-21-11, 08:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,754
Posted By boulder74

LaVeta Valley ride: Beautiful!!! That's...

LaVeta Valley ride:

Beautiful!!! That's going to go on my list
02-08-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,754
Posted By boulder74

I hit the Coleman outlet at Castle Rock and...

I hit the Coleman outlet at Castle Rock and grabbed a tent (2lbs) They had some sleeping bags but I had hit my limit on dropping $$$ that day. I've been on the trainer...rode one day when it was...
01-31-11, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By boulder74

I think you'll love the GF.... I test rode one...

I think you'll love the GF.... I test rode one last week and thought it was great, even though I ended up buying a Trek Portland :-)
01-27-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 980
Posted By boulder74

They just added a lane to the north-end road in...

They just added a lane to the north-end road in Red Rocks, freshly repaved, there's a wide shoulder for most of it and where there isn't room for the bike lane there's a: << type marking for bikes...
01-27-11, 02:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,754
Posted By boulder74

ahhh....thanks!

ahhh....thanks!
01-27-11, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,754
Posted By boulder74

Btc?

Btc?
01-26-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,754
Posted By boulder74

I was looking at riding Trail Ridge Rd rather...

I was looking at riding Trail Ridge Rd rather than Old Fall River Rd. I was thinking about the section that parallels Stanley Rd. between Idaho Spgs and Empire.
01-26-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,273
Posted By boulder74

Yes, but us law breakers will only break the new...

Yes, but us law breakers will only break the new law:lol:
01-26-11, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By boulder74

Got in touch with my local...

Got in touch with my local representatives...Black Hawk needs to learn to share the road
01-26-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By boulder74

The over riding problem in Black Hawk is that...

The over riding problem in Black Hawk is that cyclists get in the way of all the folks and their gambling...all the bus drivers would be forced to look out for cyclists and they may even get held up...
01-26-11, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By boulder74

Star Wars with Mags!!! So '76

Star Wars with Mags!!! So '76
01-26-11, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By boulder74

I'd go with option #3, I had a Specialized Rock...

I'd go with option #3, I had a Specialized Rock Hopper that I bought heavily used from a local college student for $150 and beat it to death over 2 years. Then I spent the $$ and got a Trek hard...
01-26-11, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By boulder74

I used to ride the trails in Jax and Tampa. The...

I used to ride the trails in Jax and Tampa. The biggest challenge I encountered was soft sand and palmetto roots. I found that having a hard tail was helpful, you really don't have the bumps and...
01-26-11, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By boulder74

Thanks for the info! I'm out of town that week...

Thanks for the info! I'm out of town that week but will have to stop by for some of the other classes.
01-26-11, 03:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,754
Posted By boulder74

Valygrl, You can be our guide :-) Thanks...

Valygrl, You can be our guide :-)

Thanks for the advice, I haven't ironed a date out yet but I do a fair amount of 14er in late June/Early July and haven't had too many t-storm issues. Of...
01-25-11, 09:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,754
Posted By boulder74

Double Tap, got your PM, tried to reply and have...

Double Tap, got your PM, tried to reply and have to have 50 posts to do so...at 23 now. I'll get back to you in a few days after I've posted up :-)

All sounds good though...most of my biddies...
01-25-11, 07:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,628
Posted By boulder74

My Trek MTB has a pretty nice dent in the top...

My Trek MTB has a pretty nice dent in the top tube from a meeting with a large boulder, It still rides well over 3 years afterwards....

Love Tokyo!! Cleanest City I've ever been in, enjoy the...
01-25-11, 07:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,754
Posted By boulder74

I'm not planning to do it in 3 days...likely 4-5....

I'm not planning to do it in 3 days...likely 4-5. That said, I thought that you may be interested in joining me for part of it and having your wife meet you as you had planned maybe in Estes or...
01-24-11, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,602
Posted By boulder74

There's a Trek Store on Eisenhower just east of...

There's a Trek Store on Eisenhower just east of I-25.... Just stopped by to check out a Portland last week. They had great service!
01-24-11, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By boulder74

Ok, so I gotta ask...how many of our 14ers can we...

Ok, so I gotta ask...how many of our 14ers can we bike? I knew about Evans and Pikes, but not Elbert. I've hiked several and can rule out Grey's/Torrey's, Longs, Sherman and Quandary.

Pikes and...
01-24-11, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By boulder74

email sent...thanks!

email sent...thanks!
01-24-11, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,284
Posted By boulder74

Lookout Mtn is cool but if you're already in...

Lookout Mtn is cool but if you're already in Boulder...Baseline to the top of Flagstaff is a GREAT ride too, especially the return leg :-)
01-24-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,754
Posted By boulder74

I've been looking at doing one myself. I live...

I've been looking at doing one myself. I live near Morrison and was thinking: Morrison to Evergreen, Hwy 103 to Idaho Spgs, Hwy 40 to Winter Park-Granby-Grand Lake, then Trail Ridge Rd to Estes,...
Forum: Southeast
01-17-11, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By boulder74

Wow, thanks for the offer! I'm on a 56 cm or...

Wow, thanks for the offer!
I'm on a 56 cm or Large depending on the frame builder, I did see a place online: http://www.billysrentals.com/bikes/high-performance-road-bikes/ they have some decent...
Replies: 7
Views: 3,978
Posted By boulder74

It may be a '58 not a '53 (couldn't remember...

It may be a '58 not a '53 (couldn't remember which of those years but it is on the frame) also wasn't sure if it would even be a good idea to repaint or leave it original. It's my wife's for rides...
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