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08-16-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 105
Posted By TakingMyTime

Maybe a top cap mount?

Maybe a top cap mount?
08-13-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,359
Posted By TakingMyTime

Did my first "real" ride on my new Canyon...

Did my first "real" ride on my new Canyon Endurace. 27 miles down to the Queen Mary.

The bike had some problems out of the box and Canyon customer service had to order a few parts, then I had to...
07-31-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,359
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another 50 miler down PCH to Crystal Cove. Early...

Another 50 miler down PCH to Crystal Cove. Early morning PCH was a breeze. Going through Newport on an early weekend morning is a lot different that doing in rush hour traffic! Just as a warning,...
07-29-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,180
Posted By TakingMyTime

I noticed it has a "business' tag. I may only be...

I noticed it has a "business' tag. I may only be for qualified agents.
07-28-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,359
Posted By TakingMyTime

30 miles around Irvine. Started at Vista Point...

30 miles around Irvine. Started at Vista Point at Newport Back Bay, then found our way to Portola and to the Great Park for lunch. Then Shady Canyon Trail to UCI and took a tour of the campus (sort...
Forum: Foo
07-26-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm sorry to hear that. I'm by no means...

I'm sorry to hear that. I'm by no means condoning this practice or crime by any means. I never understood why everyone seems to go for the big prize instead of just a little here and there. Sort...
07-25-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By TakingMyTime

During closer inspection I noticed that mineral...

During closer inspection I noticed that mineral oil was weeping from the intake nipple of the disc caliper. The bleed screw was torqued properly but when squeezing the brake lever a drop would begin...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,084
Posted By TakingMyTime

I was reading a thread in another forum and...

I was reading a thread in another forum and someone mentioned the same thing happening to them. Not the exact power meter but it was substantial. Others talked about Canyon throwing free t-shirts...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,084
Posted By TakingMyTime

NBD - Canyon Endurace

Canyon Endurace CF SL 8 Di2 (what a mouthful) in Stealth Grey, size Medium

Only about 10 miles on it so I can't really speak to many of the features and ride quality other than it fits great and...
07-21-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,359
Posted By TakingMyTime

51 miles down PCH to Crystal Cove by myself. I...

51 miles down PCH to Crystal Cove by myself. I left a little early and forgot how crazy those drivers on PCH are when trying to get to work.
07-18-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By TakingMyTime

I have a Garmin 530 and use it to track my...

I have a Garmin 530 and use it to track my fitness. I have never turned on Insights, but did after your post. I'm not necessarily concerned with my performance as compared to others, but I would...
07-16-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,359
Posted By TakingMyTime

46 miles down to the Wedge on PCH and beach bike...

46 miles down to the Wedge on PCH and beach bike paths.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,310
Posted By TakingMyTime

I haven't bought or sold anything on Ebay for at...

I haven't bought or sold anything on Ebay for at least 12 years and would only use it as a buyer if there was something I could not find anywhere else. Ebay has done nothing but get progressively...
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By TakingMyTime

If somebody offers you $50.... take it.

If somebody offers you $50.... take it.
Forum: Foo
07-08-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9,801
Views: 1,573,828
Posted By TakingMyTime

It just goes to prove... it can be anything...

It just goes to prove... it can be anything anywhere. Passenger not wearing helmet and both of them in short sleeve shirts (and probably tennis shoes but I can't tell).
07-01-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,381
Posted By TakingMyTime

Heck, I'd be delighted if I could just find the...

Heck, I'd be delighted if I could just find the bike I wanted in stock somewhere. I'd probably be willing to pay a premium.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,898
Posted By TakingMyTime

I have never ridden a Di2 equipped bike, but one...

I have never ridden a Di2 equipped bike, but one is definitely in my future. I can't wait to see how it integrates with my Garmin. I also look forward to installing a power meter on the new bike. ...
06-25-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,690
Posted By TakingMyTime

From my personal standpoint I'd be happy doing 40...

From my personal standpoint I'd be happy doing 40 miles 3 or 4 times a week.
06-24-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By TakingMyTime

I have 3 rides under my belt with my seat lowered...

I have 3 rides under my belt with my seat lowered and it is significantly better. I'm just hoping my knee problem doesn't come back. About 4 years ago I was trying to reduce a very small twinge in...
06-20-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By TakingMyTime

I appreciate the input. I will rethink my...

I appreciate the input. I will rethink my position on the bike and see what I can do.
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 638
Posted By TakingMyTime

Respond. No matter what... respond. As stated...

Respond. No matter what... respond. As stated above, gather all documents and evidence (cancelled checks, returns etc) supporting your claim and send them (registered with return receipt) along...
06-14-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,477
Posted By TakingMyTime

The funny thing is... it doesn't take any...

The funny thing is... it doesn't take any additional energy to be considerate of others. I would say it's more of a overall problem than just with bicyclists.
Forum: Foo
06-03-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 6,281
Posted By TakingMyTime

At these prices, for now... I've eliminated any...

At these prices, for now... I've eliminated any unnecessary driving. I've begun riding my bike to the gym and other errands less than 2 miles. It's about the only way I can feel like I'm sticking...
05-30-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 840
Posted By TakingMyTime

I feel safe if I meet and greet them out on the...

I feel safe if I meet and greet them out on the driveway and I've seen them drive up. Like said above, unless they went to the trouble of stealing a car just to get a $170 bike (in my case) I feel...
05-23-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,091
Posted By TakingMyTime

I guess it was more implied than said. Several...

I guess it was more implied than said. Several very close friends of mine rode from Los Angeles / Portland / New York back in 1974. One of them maintained his love of cycling and has put on more...
05-22-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,845
Posted By TakingMyTime

Quite a timely post. I had my first surgery done...

Quite a timely post. I had my first surgery done (left eye) last Tuesday and I go in again in 3 days to have my other eye done.



Same thing for me but mine had slowly been degrading for the...
05-20-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By TakingMyTime

Lock-on Grips for big hands

I've been using LIzard Skins North Shore grips for several years. It's getting to the point where a new pair would be nice. I do have XL hands and although the Lizard Skins worked well I was...
Replies: 25
Views: 970
Posted By TakingMyTime

I can only assume that the spare parts you have...

I can only assume that the spare parts you have are in the same condition as the bike. I realize it's a "531" bike but even then... I would be hard pressed to give you more than $125 for...
04-26-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,846
Posted By TakingMyTime

Regardless of any legal issues, environmental or...

Regardless of any legal issues, environmental or criminal... The act just shows how immature the driver is. Yes, when I was 15 years old I might have thought it was funny without any prescience of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By TakingMyTime

Turn your WiFi off. If not it continues to...

Turn your WiFi off. If not it continues to search for a signal. Lower the brightness of your screen.
04-24-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,222
Posted By TakingMyTime

I think one of the things that you have to be...

I think one of the things that you have to be willing to accept and understand is that any change is going to take time. Don't expect to go from your current state into one of retirement bliss...
Forum: Foo
04-22-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 855
Posted By TakingMyTime

Don't feel sorry for the sales people if they're...

Don't feel sorry for the sales people if they're working on commission. They know it's a numbers game. You can't win 'em all.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By TakingMyTime

you are correct on all points.

you are correct on all points.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By TakingMyTime

I too was impressed with the new Synapse but the...

I too was impressed with the new Synapse but the addition of the lights really turned me off from the purchase. I guess I see those electronics as something that should be left to an individual's...
03-13-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,910
Posted By TakingMyTime

I just got another email from them about a week...

I just got another email from them about a week ago but unfortunately I cannot seem to find it. I don't remember the exact words but there was not too much hope that it will be completed this year. ...
02-17-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,999
Posted By TakingMyTime

I try and use the Delicate cycle for all my...

I try and use the Delicate cycle for all my cycling gear but from time to time it gets thrown into the general wash. The one thing that I always do is hang everything to dry.
Forum: Foo
01-29-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,512
Posted By TakingMyTime

We (my wife and I) have our CPA file all our...

We (my wife and I) have our CPA file all our taxes for us. If I get anything from the IRS I just scan the letter, attach it to an email and send it off to him. I usually get an email back from him...
01-16-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By TakingMyTime

I believe that may be it. Some of the catalogs...

I believe that may be it. Some of the catalogs and his logo look very familiar.

Thanks.
01-13-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,347
Posted By TakingMyTime

It was just some random crazy homeless guy with a...

It was just some random crazy homeless guy with a gun. He's doing better and actually up and riding again.
08-25-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,700
Posted By TakingMyTime

Personally, I don't understand why anyone would...

Personally, I don't understand why anyone would want to Tattoo their body. It just kills me when I see an otherwise beautiful young woman, who has everything in the world going for her, have some...
Forum: Foo
08-20-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm not sure if this is off-topic or not... I...

I'm not sure if this is off-topic or not... I miss the days when you had the same delivery carrier (Postman) for more than 6 months in a row. I live in a nice residential area of Los Angeles County...
Forum: Foo
08-17-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,562
Posted By TakingMyTime

I can't stand it when I hear people use "Bro" or...

I can't stand it when I hear people use "Bro" or "No Worries". It just rubs me the wrong way, it sounds stupid.
08-17-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,359
Posted By TakingMyTime

57 miles from El Dorado Park to the border of...

57 miles from El Dorado Park to the border of Laguna Beach. Just more generic miles.

One thing about today that didn't really hit me until I was almost home was that during the entire ride on PCH...
08-16-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 155,376
Posted By TakingMyTime

That Tarmac is one sexy looking bike.

That Tarmac is one sexy looking bike.
08-15-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,359
Posted By TakingMyTime

Just a flat 35 miles down PCH. I'm trying to...

Just a flat 35 miles down PCH. I'm trying to calculate if I have the time and energy to eclipse last month's mileage. We'll see. The only thing is with this humidity and heat everything is going...
08-10-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,359
Posted By TakingMyTime

Finally you're riding in an area I'm familiar...

Finally you're riding in an area I'm familiar with. I've never ridden the Whittier Greenway route or taken that side trip from the SGRT to Rosemead BLVD up near the Pico Dam. I was never sure where...
08-05-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,359
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another 54 miles down to Crystal Cove and back. ...

Another 54 miles down to Crystal Cove and back. Basically the generic ride with my 2 buddies. Slow and with a lot of conversation.
08-03-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,359
Posted By TakingMyTime

Sunday 12 miles down to Seal Beach. Monday, 50...

Sunday 12 miles down to Seal Beach. Monday, 50 miles up to the Santa Fe Dam on the SGRT and today 57 miles down to Newport Back Bay (all the way from home). I'm sitting at 119 miles so far this...
07-31-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 343,220
Posted By TakingMyTime

The changeover from the stock bars was painless. ...

The changeover from the stock bars was painless. I did have one section of brake cable housing that was a little short but not enough to effect anything but it will need to be address sometime in...
07-31-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 343,220
Posted By TakingMyTime

Installed some Bontrager Crivitz handlebars. ...

Installed some Bontrager Crivitz handlebars. They're pretty hard to find but I eventually found out Trek still has them in stock so I ordered them through my local dealer. I don't think they were...
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