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12-30-06, 11:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,199
Posted By GreyGoat

Smith makes them....

Smith makes them....
12-05-06, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,294
Posted By GreyGoat

i mount my cleats over top of the booties rather...

i mount my cleats over top of the booties rather than cut out for them.. this keeps a layer of rubber sole between the pedal and sole of the shoe.. less cold transferance.. and the bootie still flips...
12-05-06, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By GreyGoat

we call em snot blossoms

we call em snot blossoms
12-05-06, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,199
Posted By GreyGoat

smith turbo cam!

sorry for the repeated pics every year guys, but I love these goggles.. has a little two speed fan in the top to keep constant air movement(hence the C.A.M. name)... they come in OTG(over the...
10-18-06, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By GreyGoat

a lot depends on where you will be riding.. if...

a lot depends on where you will be riding.. if off road, you may not need studded unless on ice as mentioned in a previous post.. if you plan to ride the road much in winter, studded tires are nice...
06-08-06, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By GreyGoat

black cat crossed my path.. nearly took me down..

the fool thing came shooting up along side me, I was on a cool down lap doing only 15-17mph... it raced along side got ahead enough to cut across and went under my front wheel before I knew what...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-06, 01:10 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,656
Posted By GreyGoat

on the road it aint so bad.. but on the trails...

on the road it aint so bad.. but on the trails sometimes I hear that deliverance song in the back of my alleged mind... he got a perdy mouth dont he.. squeal like a pig!!...
05-26-06, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By GreyGoat

wider Lake xZ301s?

I noticed a pair of '06' CXZ301s in a bike store and had to try them on since they were my size and looked much wider than the MXZ301s in the same size that I had to return this past winter because...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-06, 05:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,568
Posted By GreyGoat

maybe he had his computer set for kilometers...

maybe he had his computer set for kilometers instead of miles and didn't notice... 8-)
04-23-06, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By GreyGoat

the major disadvantage for me would be having to...

the major disadvantage for me would be having to have my bars that little bit wider to make room for them.. and the increased likelihood of hooking them on something while on narrow trails.. like...
04-23-06, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By GreyGoat

careful before you jump to good climbing cluster,...

careful before you jump to good climbing cluster, you might not like the jump between the gears you get.. that is the trade off.. optimally a 1-2 tooth jump is nice, but then doesn't give you as wide...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-06, 11:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,670
Posted By GreyGoat

you do that too? I have been saying 'je suis on...

you do that too? I have been saying 'je suis on a les, mon frere' for years knowing dam well it didnt make any sense at all.. one of my buddies had a little sister that eventually learned French...
04-13-06, 11:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,231
Posted By GreyGoat

It's over and done here.. I miss it already.....

It's over and done here.. I miss it already.. back is the pollen and the bugs everywhere.. and soon the comfortably warm temps will give way to the heat..
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-06, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By GreyGoat

keep your shorts clean..

keep your shorts clean..
04-03-06, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By GreyGoat

always nice to have a hog warmer.. what ever it...

always nice to have a hog warmer.. what ever it takes.. nice little fleece pullover.. a sock.. or even an umblrella sheathe... what ever it takes.. to get the job done.. then there is always the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-06, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,155
Posted By GreyGoat

i agree with the poster about the replaceable...

i agree with the poster about the replaceable hangers.. I can't remember seein a whale that didn't have one..
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-06, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,155
Posted By GreyGoat

why would anybody bother making a fake...

why would anybody bother making a fake canyonwhale?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-06, 08:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,420
Posted By GreyGoat

gives me a bit of a chubby I must say

gives me a bit of a chubby I must say
03-10-06, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By GreyGoat

I just cant see paying HID prices.. and have no...

I just cant see paying HID prices.. and have no problems seeing just fine with a 13v turbo cat system that puts two on the bars and a 6v helmet light.. for far cheaper than a HID system... plus bulb...
03-10-06, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By GreyGoat

and worst case.. toe warmers trump any temps...

and worst case.. toe warmers trump any temps...
03-10-06, 05:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,231
Posted By GreyGoat

was 70's here today.. but i wont say its over...

was 70's here today.. but i wont say its over yet.. and i wont pull the studdeds for another week.. black ice threat isnt over yet.. if it keeps up like this another week.. ill start swapping gear.....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-06, 05:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,287
Posted By GreyGoat

people in Texas have a hard enough time grasping...

people in Texas have a hard enough time grasping that there is a world outside that state let alone the USA.. don't ask too much...
03-05-06, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By GreyGoat

or if you like cloth.....

or if you like cloth.. http://www.jitensha.com/eng/tape_e.html
03-05-06, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By GreyGoat

check e-bay.. ...

check e-bay.. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=6607247215&category=95154...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-06, 02:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,438
Posted By GreyGoat

I wanna see the cleats on these boots!...

I wanna see the cleats on these boots!...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-06, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By GreyGoat

I quit commuting when got pregnant with our first...

I quit commuting when got pregnant with our first kid and the wife was sentenced to bed rest in 04.. was only at it for 3 years up to that point.. now I haul a laptop back and forth, that allows me...
02-23-06, 09:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,668
Posted By GreyGoat

probably more the 40 degrees than the studs..

probably more the 40 degrees than the studs..
Forum: Commuting
02-22-06, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By GreyGoat

bulb replacement is costly tho..

bulb replacement is costly tho..
02-22-06, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By GreyGoat

look for SIDIs in the MEGA version..

look for SIDIs in the MEGA version..
02-21-06, 06:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 599
Posted By GreyGoat

manitou swinger 3way rebuild, can i handle it?

my swinger is leaking air..and loses its sag setting within 24hours... I have the service guide somewhere.. didn't look too bad but pictures don't always tell the whole truth.. is this something I...
02-21-06, 05:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,002
Posted By GreyGoat

If I had it to do again, I would like to try the...

If I had it to do again, I would like to try the medium sized smiths.. the large OTGs are ok but a little bulky.. and I don't have glasses that I need them to cover.. there is some peripheral vision...
02-20-06, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 734
Posted By GreyGoat

small time here.. only 220mi this year so far.....

small time here.. only 220mi this year so far.. but for a guy that broke a fibula in november it aint half bad.. my toes are tappin
02-19-06, 06:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,002
Posted By GreyGoat

contacts wouldn't do it for me even if I wore...

contacts wouldn't do it for me even if I wore glasses.. I don't like the extreme cold anywhere near my eye sockets.. with goggles, a balaclava, and a neoprene facemask.. I can ride with no skin...
02-19-06, 05:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,002
Posted By GreyGoat

I searched for the best deal at the time on the...

I searched for the best deal at the time on the internet.. forgot the name of the place that had them.. but it was a motocross/motorcycle type store.. and they had them in clear.. at the time most of...
02-18-06, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 836
Posted By GreyGoat

I think the intention of this thread was...

I think the intention of this thread was performance - vs - size.. rather than skills - vs - size as stated.. Seldom will you find big and heavy guys competitive in any of the self propelled sports...
02-18-06, 06:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,002
Posted By GreyGoat

well I have solved that problem with Smith turbo...

well I have solved that problem with Smith turbo CAM goggles.. the cam stands for constant air movement.. has a little micro electric fan that runs on 2 AAA batteries in a box on the headband.. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-06, 07:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,301
Posted By GreyGoat

stop at the eye brows.. that just aint cool

stop at the eye brows.. that just aint cool
02-17-06, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,974
Posted By GreyGoat

I'm with you about the width.. I had the 301's...

I'm with you about the width.. I had the 301's for a day and they were the narrowest shoe I have ever seen... It just amazed me how narrow they were.. and all in all, they didnt look that much warmer...
02-17-06, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By GreyGoat

wow! good move.. I too suffer the same plight and...

wow! good move.. I too suffer the same plight and this move looks like a good one.. although I must say I dang near hurt myself just looking at the pics.. I guess if I could do what that guy is...
02-16-06, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By GreyGoat

yeah.. I'm not quite ready for spring yet.. but...

yeah.. I'm not quite ready for spring yet.. but it would be nice to not have so many articles of clothing to manage.. dress/undress time, wash time, hang to dry time all adds up.. will be nice to be...
Forum: Foo
02-13-06, 06:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,165
Posted By GreyGoat

Tree, thanks for the lead.. I hadn't seen this...

Tree, thanks for the lead.. I hadn't seen this one before.. after peeking around I did find they too suffer from the occasional inflamatory posts and confrontations, but it looks like a decent...
02-13-06, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 559
Posted By GreyGoat

might be better to buy a decent bike used rather...

might be better to buy a decent bike used rather than a new piece of crap.. depends on what you find for used deals..
02-13-06, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By GreyGoat

the scarey thing about riding in whiteouts is the...

the scarey thing about riding in whiteouts is the chance ending up plow bait!...and even if they miss you, they thro the snow a long ways.. nice pics!!!....
02-13-06, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,143
Posted By GreyGoat

as for the original pic... I'm not one to ever...

as for the original pic... I'm not one to ever acuse anybody of having a short stem..
02-13-06, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,143
Posted By GreyGoat

and this particular frame pump by Zefal happens...

and this particular frame pump by Zefal happens to be one of the best ever made(imho)..... excellent pump...
Forum: Commuting
02-10-06, 09:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,845
Posted By GreyGoat

well there is a big difference between a bike and...

well there is a big difference between a bike and carts... carts tend to be free standing without tipping over.. take out a few pickle jars with those handlebars and see how accomodating they will...
Forum: Commuting
02-09-06, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,159
Posted By GreyGoat

again, the sensation is all explained here ...

again, the sensation is all explained here http://www.icebike.com/Articles/SlowerWinter.htm
Forum: Commuting
02-08-06, 05:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,159
Posted By GreyGoat

it's the air density as a previous poster...

it's the air density as a previous poster mentioned.. it's all explained in percentages on www.icebike.com somwhere.. I just couldn'd find it.. it's in there somewhere..
EDIT: found it!... ...
02-08-06, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By GreyGoat

I had the same problem when I was rebuilding my...

I had the same problem when I was rebuilding my 85 winter beater.. and I had a hard time finding the right size BB cartridge at any of the LBSs so I looked on E-bay and found one for $7 new in the...
Forum: Introductions
02-07-06, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By GreyGoat

welcome Michigander!.. i was born in Lansing,...

welcome Michigander!.. i was born in Lansing, and grew up in Gibraltar.. moved to NY in 82..
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