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03-15-10, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By mac

Thanks all. :thumb: I checked out Ebay and they...

Thanks all. :thumb: I checked out Ebay and they have the shifters I'm looking for.
03-15-10, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By mac

Broke front shifter on touring bike: Shimano Ultegra 9, can't find replacement

I broke my front shifter on my 2005 Cannondale T2000 Touring Bike. :( It's a Shimano Ultegra 27 speed gear set (3 x 9). Here are the specs:

2005 Cannondale T2000 specifications...
07-20-08, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By mac

My current tire says: Continental TravelContact...

My current tire says: Continental TravelContact 37-622 (28 x 1 3/8 x 1 5/8) C194
My current tube says: Kenda 700x28-32C 27 x 1-1/8 x 1-1/4

But the website above shows a "Folding Bead" vs. a "Wire...
07-20-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By mac

Need new tires/tubes for my touring bike but don't know what is compatible.

I've got a 2005 Cannondale T2000 (http://www.cannondale.com/bikes/05/cusa/model-5TR2.html) touring bike and have blown through all of my tires & tubes. Now I don't know what tire/tube is compatible....
Forum: Foo
07-01-08, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By mac

Uhhh... just how early is "early?" Before noon?...

Uhhh... just how early is "early?" Before noon? :p


Nope, single. I have a business meeting Mon so I'm leaving Sat morning to spend the weekend. So where in Denver?


I was thinking of some...
Forum: Foo
07-01-08, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By mac

Better nightlife: Boulder, Fort Collins, or Denver, CO?

I'll be in Colorado in a couple of weeks and was wondering if any of you locals could recommend some fun places to go. I was thinking of staying in either Boulder (CU), Fort Collins (CSU), or Denver...
Forum: Foo
06-23-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,683
Posted By mac

Or I could buy a $2 collar extender. :D The...

Or I could buy a $2 collar extender. :D The only time I button the top button is when I'm wearing a tie.
Forum: Foo
06-23-08, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,683
Posted By mac

I find it amusing that the European fit means =...

I find it amusing that the European fit means = small waist. Does that mean the American fit = fat?


I didn't notice Latvia. I'm guessing there are far fewer obese people there than the US?
Forum: Foo
06-23-08, 09:13 AM
Forum: Foo
06-23-08, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,683
Posted By mac

Cool, I'll check them out. Well, being...

Cool, I'll check them out.



Well, being the cyclists/athletes that we are, a larger shirt would be too big for my waist, bunches up in the back, and the sleeves are too long. The size I use...
Forum: Foo
06-22-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,683
Posted By mac

How to extend the top button on a dress shirt? It's too tight around the neck.

Is there a special button that can be used to extend the top button on a dress shirt? I have a hard time finding a dress shirt cut for me - the neck is always too tight.
06-18-08, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By mac

No, I had my LBS dispose of it. Well I went for...

No, I had my LBS dispose of it. Well I went for a 30-mile ride this evening around the mountains and I think it was just the chain. Only once did I have some gears shift/slip, but I adjusted the...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-08, 10:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,049
Posted By mac

Dude, how do you pedal? The crank arms are...

Dude, how do you pedal? The crank arms are parallel to each other instead of pointing in opposite directions!
06-17-08, 01:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,578
Posted By mac

Now that looks pretty cool, especially with the...

Now that looks pretty cool, especially with the old-school retro look.


Cool, I'll check those out. Also thanks for the others with the MTB recommendations. I ride my bike for utility purposes,...
06-16-08, 04:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,578
Posted By mac

biking fashion - how to get rid of the dork factor?

As I was driving around the other day and observed numerous cyclists, I finally noticed what all of my non-cycling friends would say - we look like dorks in our spandex and duck shoes. :( Why do...
06-16-08, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By mac

rear derailleur shifts/slips gears, then front, finally broke chain, walked home :-(

Very rarely have I noticed any shifting/slipping of my derailleurs. However, on my 2nd to last ride, when I was pedaling hard, especially up a mountain, I noticed my rear derailleur kept...
Forum: Foo
04-04-08, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By mac

I think so. The machine message part sounds like...

I think so. The machine message part sounds like it.

(Yo! What's up! :D <flashes 4-finger off-the-handlebar bicycle wave>)


I think this might be the best idea. I mean, if her V-mail is...
Forum: Foo
04-03-08, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By mac

Girl's cell phone V-mail might be messed up? Call up 2nd time and leave 2nd message?

Damn modern technology! Has this happened to you? You call up someone and most of the time you get their recorded message ("Hi! This is xxx. Leave a message! Bye!) plus the machine message ("If...
Forum: Foo
03-07-08, 02:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,574
Posted By mac

Nice, did you use a dyno to break it in? I've...

Nice, did you use a dyno to break it in? I've read some sites and seen the picture of their pistons recommending to ride it hard to break it in otherwise the pistons wouldn't seat correctly.
Forum: Foo
03-07-08, 02:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,574
Posted By mac

Nice bike and shop! But only 30 mpg tops for a...

Nice bike and shop! But only 30 mpg tops for a 600cc? :( I was thinking it would get at least 35 if not upwards of 50 mpg.
Forum: Foo
03-05-08, 11:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,574
Posted By mac

Sport / Super Bike rec: Suzuki, Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Ducati? 600, 750, 1000?

I'm looking for another toy and am set on a 2008 Sport / Super Bike. :) Any recommendations on the manufacturer and displacement? I had Suzuki Dual-Sport with a Yoshimura exhaust and was leaning...
Forum: Touring
02-23-08, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By mac

Yeah, but where's the fun in flying to your...

Yeah, but where's the fun in flying to your destination then riding home. It's much more gratifying to ride to your destination then fly back. But thanks for the info. I think I'll knock down my...
Forum: Touring
02-22-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By mac

Hey thanks guys, esp raybo. The other trip I had...

Hey thanks guys, esp raybo. The other trip I had in mind before doing this circle was the Adventure Cycling pacific coast route LA to Canada. I did the short LA to Mexico stretch so now I'm looking...
Forum: Touring
02-22-08, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By mac

How much to budget for each day for lodging and food?

I am considering doing a big clockwise loop following the Adventure Cycling maps (http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes/nbrn/NBRNFeb07.jpg). It's LA to San Francisco, to Cedar City, through the...
Forum: Foo
10-26-07, 12:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 885
Posted By mac

I'm more concerned why you are looking and paying...

I'm more concerned why you are looking and paying attention to other men in the bathroom. Privacy, dude!
Forum: Foo
10-26-07, 09:04 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 8,753
Posted By mac

What about younger guys? You know, your own...

What about younger guys? You know, your own boy-toy. :D My buddy married an older woman.
Forum: Foo
10-25-07, 11:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,533
Posted By mac

the 3-day rule for calling a girl: follow it or not?

So where did this "3-day" rule come from and why do we guys always follow it? Do you ladies think otherwise if we call too soon (i.e. desperate to go out) or too late (i.e. blowing you off to go...
Forum: Foo
10-25-07, 08:31 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 8,753
Posted By mac

Do you like Asian men? And I'm pretty sure they...

Do you like Asian men? And I'm pretty sure they all ride bicycles over there. :p

China's surplus of sons: A geopolitical time bomb (http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/1019/p09s02-coop.html)

In many...
10-25-07, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,023
Posted By mac

Well I went to Home Depot and bought the AO...

Well I went to Home Depot and bought the AO Safety Professional Multi-purpose Respirator...
10-24-07, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,023
Posted By mac

Yeah, I have this other flexible mask and it is a...

Yeah, I have this other flexible mask and it is a pain to breathe, especially while doing heavy lifting, etc. I was looking at those 3M 6000 masks. Any recommendations on the Small, Medium, or...
10-24-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,023
Posted By mac

Which mask to use for outdoor activity during fire season?

I was thinking of using the 3M 8293 P100 Respirator while lifting, running, and cycling outdoors. The smoke from the various fires has spread to my area and it smells like a BBQ. If I use a NIOSH...
10-24-07, 01:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,365
Posted By mac

Full-body shave head to toe. The girls at the...

Full-body shave head to toe. The girls at the gym most likely prefer to be with guys who also workout. Having a shaved body allows your muscles to be more visible, plus it's a lot more sensitive...
10-10-07, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By mac

So would that also apply to riding a trainer? If...

So would that also apply to riding a trainer? If I kept my heartrate the same via a HRM, it wouldn't matter if it was climbing a mountain, riding flats, or riding my trainer at home while watching...
10-10-07, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By mac

What burns more calories: slow climbing or faster, longer flat riding?

I've got various routes I can take when I go riding - some are relatively flat and others are have me climbing mountains. The former I can ride for a longer distance and faster, but the latter I'm...
09-02-07, 07:27 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,484
Posted By mac

I got back from a 30 mile ride around the...

I got back from a 30 mile ride around the mountains today in 105* heat from 2:30 - 5 PM. Now I'm dizzy, nauseated and feel like crap. :( The last time I felt like this was last year when I went...
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,034
Posted By mac

Rider Dean Charged With Hazing In Student's Death...

Rider Dean Charged With Hazing In Student's Death (http://wcbstv.com/topstories/local_story_215123845.html)

DeVercelly was admitted to a Trenton hospital with alcohol poisoning and died a day...
08-01-07, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By mac

I use the paid version of FitDay that runs on...

I use the paid version of FitDay that runs on Windows. I track grams of protein, carbs, fats, and fiber on a daily basis. You can create both custom foods and custom exercises.

I also keep track...
Forum: Foo
08-01-07, 12:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,908
Posted By mac

That's what she said.

That's what she said.
Forum: Foo
07-29-07, 10:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,337
Posted By mac

I was being serious. I don't quite follow how...

I was being serious. I don't quite follow how you two thought of old 1950's and 1960's TV shows.

I forgot another item:


Chivalrous
Forum: Foo
07-29-07, 09:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,225
Posted By mac

Agreed. For that "down to the bone awful...

Agreed. For that "down to the bone awful feeling" check out the Clock Spider (http://www.fazed.org/content/clock_spider/). :eek: I don't think I have a phone book big enough to smash that thing.
Forum: Foo
07-29-07, 09:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,337
Posted By mac

Multiple qualities: Successful in business...

Multiple qualities:

Successful in business (or academics for those still in a university)
Physically fit
Can defend his wife / girlfriend and family if necessary
Can command the respect of...
07-29-07, 02:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,569
Posted By mac

I have a few overweight / obese friends. When we...

I have a few overweight / obese friends. When we go out to eat, I'll just order meat/poultry/fish that is grilled, not fried, and green vegetables. I avoid the breads, butters, fries, dessert, etc....
Forum: Foo
07-25-07, 01:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,134
Posted By mac

Are we still talking about cars or women? :D

Are we still talking about cars or women? :D
Forum: Foo
07-25-07, 12:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,134
Posted By mac

I think it's the latter on your part. I've had...

I think it's the latter on your part. I've had no dealer problems at all. The A/C bolt wasn't mounted correctly at the factory and the dealer replaced it. Later on the valve for the A/C clogged...
Forum: Foo
07-25-07, 11:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,134
Posted By mac

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j59/gorideabike/...

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j59/gorideabike/miscellaneous/2007MkVGTI.jpg

Go with the GTI - it's the souped up version of the Rabbit. :) Both have options to mount a roof-rack to carry your...
Forum: Foo
07-22-07, 11:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,034
Posted By mac

Dude, the pledges were wussing out. Just suck it...

Dude, the pledges were wussing out. Just suck it up. Here's how it's done. :D

"Thank you sir, may I have another?"

Animal House (1978) IMDB (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077975/)
Animal...
07-18-07, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,159
Posted By mac

largest meal of the day: breakfast?

I'm pretty sure that dinner should not be the largest meal of the day, despite all of the restaurant advertising. I try to make that my lightest meal since I'm off to bed a few hours later. ...
Forum: Foo
07-11-07, 07:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,161
Posted By mac

Ack! What is that powdery white stuff? :eek: ...

Ack! What is that powdery white stuff? :eek:

Dude, it's SUMMER! Hit the beaches, bro. If you like snowboarding, try going boogieboarding or surfing. In winter all the girls are covered up,...
Forum: Foo
07-10-07, 07:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,259
Posted By mac

I prefer organically fed / naturally raised /...

I prefer organically fed / naturally raised / free-range buffalo meat. Every time I'm passing through Colorado, I always order buffalo. mmmmm.... meat....

Whole Foods has a good selection of...
Forum: Foo
07-09-07, 09:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,066
Posted By mac

Are you serious? I shower twice a day as it is...

Are you serious? I shower twice a day as it is on my workout days. Going camping for a week is one thing, not washing your hair for over a day, much less three? Dude, that's like anti-girl...
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