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02-22-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,600
Posted By KDR

I have had several Brooks B-17 and Pro models....

I have had several Brooks B-17 and Pro models. All have been comfy from the start as long as I got the up/down angle JUST right. It is amazing how much difference a small change makes.
08-10-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,464
Posted By KDR

This has been my experience too. I bought mine...

This has been my experience too. I bought mine from Rivendell and Grant posted that new MKS pedals feel a bit gritty when turned by hand. He went on to say that would not be noticed when pedaling and...
08-08-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,988
Posted By KDR

What did you do for a bike? Where are you staying?

What did you do for a bike? Where are you staying?
07-26-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,988
Posted By KDR

I guess I can't loan you my 62cm, can I? :-)

I guess I can't loan you my 62cm, can I? :-)
07-24-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,988
Posted By KDR

What size bike do you ride?

What size bike do you ride?
07-24-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,988
Posted By KDR

Why is your bike in the shop?

Why is your bike in the shop?
07-20-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By KDR

UC Cyclery isn't the shop on campus. It is in La...

UC Cyclery isn't the shop on campus. It is in La Jolla Village Square off Nobel Dr. California Bicycles on La Jolla Blvd. at Pearl Street is good too.
07-20-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By KDR

There are some fun trails in the north end of...

There are some fun trails in the north end of UCSD from just north of Geisel Library to Genesee Ave. and east of the athletic fields. The Ropes Course is in the area.
07-20-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,988
Posted By KDR

For the next few days temps for inland San Diego...

For the next few days temps for inland San Diego are expected to be 10 degrees F lower than average for this time of year.
05-11-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 16,814
Posted By KDR

We need all of our senses to minimize danger...

We need all of our senses to minimize danger while riding.
05-11-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 16,814
Posted By KDR

When riding we need ALL of our senses to minimize...

When riding we need ALL of our senses to minimize risk.
02-17-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,124
Posted By KDR

I am amazed that I don't remember ever hearing...

I am amazed that I don't remember ever hearing about the excellent idea of adding weight to a bike and comparing times that way with times by the same rider on the same course without any added...
Forum: Touring
02-03-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,323
Posted By KDR

Arizona and Utah would be brutally hot except at...

Arizona and Utah would be brutally hot except at high elevations. California away from the coast would be too hot for me as well. I love New England and riding or driving there is always fun with...
08-19-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,382
Posted By KDR

Almost anything built or sold by Rivendell. You...

Almost anything built or sold by Rivendell. You might find a complete bike for less than you can buy and build an old mountain bike. My 1989 Bridgestone MB-3 checked all your boxes including eyelets...
08-12-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,660
Posted By KDR

This is interesting about your grandfather's...

This is interesting about your grandfather's enjoyment of the same bike for so many years. I was going to suggest that a custom bike with 7 speed components must be at least 20 years old and I'd...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,149
Posted By KDR

I bought a New World Tourist from bike friday and...

I bought a New World Tourist from bike friday and it was very close to a brand new bike and came with a warranty. Their inventory of used bikes changes often as they get a lot of trade-ins on new...
02-11-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 43,908
Posted By KDR

After reading the comments that the bike shop ad...

After reading the comments that the bike shop ad might be for Nishiki in Japan I think I remember that Nishiki was a name made up for US sales of Japanese frames that might have been made by...
02-11-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,864
Posted By KDR

AH, Bingo--I think. The bar strikes could be like...

AH, Bingo--I think. The bar strikes could be like hammer blows on a relatively thin area. So I don't doubt that the mechanic saw these failures but I do think he guessed wrong on the cause.
12-17-18, 12:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,594
Posted By KDR

If you are having difficulty doing "Road to the...

If you are having difficulty doing "Road to the Sun" on a mtn. bike be sure whatever road bike you buy have gears that are low enough for your climbing ability. Maybe you can try some 26x1.5" tires,...
07-30-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,338
Posted By KDR

There is a very nice stock 58cm Serotta CSi with...

There is a very nice stock 58cm Serotta CSi with 10 speed campy group for $720 on the Paceline Forum. I think I used to own it when it was new. 58cm c-c seat tube and 57.5 tt. I'm 6'1 with 89cm PBH...
08-12-17, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 3,524,198
Posted By KDR

I have had a lot of cool bikes but I sold 7 of...

I have had a lot of cool bikes but I sold 7 of them after I got this one. Due to advancing years and injuries from a bad crash even this "relaxed" position causes pain so I have been thinking of...
08-11-17, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 3,524,198
Posted By KDR

Hampsten Strada Bianca by MOOTS

9 speed Campy, Paul cantis, Ritchey 50-34 cranks, YBB rear end. A wonderful ride on/off pavement.
Forum: Touring
05-18-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,566
Posted By KDR

What size do you ride?

What size do you ride?
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