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Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,272
Posted By cannonman

Venting/design makes a huge difference. I...

Venting/design makes a huge difference. I immediately noticed a difference between my new Specialized and the Bell I used before. Same number of vents, I think, but different design inside to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,292
Posted By cannonman

Yeah, I tried searching for a Keys bike club, but...

Yeah, I tried searching for a Keys bike club, but came up empty. I have a friend who lives on Stock Island. I'll have to ask if there's a bike club along the island chain. You'd think that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 06:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,292
Posted By cannonman

Yep. I did the MS150 a couple months ago and...

Yep. I did the MS150 a couple months ago and that stretch of the road was very bad. Looks much better in the mid/lower keys.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 06:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,292
Posted By cannonman

The current bridge was completed in 1982. That's...

The current bridge was completed in 1982. That's pretty old concerning bike lanes. There is a decent shoulder on it that you can ride over. Seemed okay to me. I rode over the Sanibel Causeway last...
06-14-10, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By cannonman

Hadn't seen that, but will look for it next time...

Hadn't seen that, but will look for it next time I see his bike or go into a shop. I wonder if there are any others.
06-14-10, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By cannonman

One Less Car. I just did a quick search and...

One Less Car.

I just did a quick search and it seems it's one of their slogans:

One Less Car T-Shirt
http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCEqProduct.jsp?spid=35420

One Less Car Jersey...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 06:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,292
Posted By cannonman

I just came back form there. There's still a lot...

I just came back form there. There's still a lot of construction around before Islamorada, but you can bypass it all by using Card Sound Road. Once you get into the mid/lower keys, I noticed nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 06:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,292
Posted By cannonman

Personal Flotation Device. You have to go...

Personal Flotation Device.

You have to go over quite a few bridges, including the 7 Mile Bridge, which is quite high. If a strong gust comes along, there is always the potential to be blown off...
06-13-10, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By cannonman

Crosstrail Kickstand -

Picked up a kickstand for my brother-in-law's Crosstrail. I found humorous what Specialized has molded into the metal.

Just wanted to share.

http://www.trittphoto.com/posts/kickstand1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,272
Posted By cannonman

Mostly white with a bit of blue to match the...

Mostly white with a bit of blue to match the bike.

http://www.trittphoto.com/posts/helmet.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-10, 10:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,292
Posted By cannonman

I'm actually thinking of doing the Smart Ride...

I'm actually thinking of doing the Smart Ride this coming November. Has anyone here completed the ride and have any thoughts about it?
06-13-10, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By cannonman

I would use with caution. I pulled up a couple...

I would use with caution. I pulled up a couple reviews and some are saying that it's too harsh and eats up/drys out seals.

http://perthmtb.com/node/5029

I have some stuff called Formula 88...
06-13-10, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By cannonman

I pulled this off a review from another site: ...

I pulled this off a review from another site:

It's thicker than most and not the sort of degreaser you splash around. In fact, it's recommended you take your time and use a toothbrush to apply the...
06-13-10, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By cannonman

I started using Purple Extreme after I tested a...

I started using Purple Extreme after I tested a sample I got in a goodie bag before a century. It seems to do what it claims, so that's also an option you may want to check out.
...
06-12-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,208
Posted By cannonman

+1 People die from lesser injuries to the head. ...

+1 People die from lesser injuries to the head. If you hit your head that badly, you should have a CT scan ASAP.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,881
Posted By cannonman

Blah, blah.. Whatever, dude. Enjoy your evening.

Blah, blah.. Whatever, dude. Enjoy your evening.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 08:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,881
Posted By cannonman

What does the type of bike you own have anything...

What does the type of bike you own have anything to do with anything?

I never said I didn't know now to wrap my bars. I just want to wrap them better. The Bontrager tape I bought is too soft...
06-12-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By cannonman

I used the Park Took degreaser and then switched...

I used the Park Took degreaser and then switched to Dawn when that ran out. I think the instructions for the Park Tool cleaner even says that you can use dishwashing soap. Dawn gets my chains nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,881
Posted By cannonman

Stay away from Bontrager.

Stay away from Bontrager.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 07:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,881
Posted By cannonman

I rewrapped my bars a few months ago with some...

I rewrapped my bars a few months ago with some really crappy tape that ended up tearing on one side. After reading this thread, I'm glad that it did so I can rewrap them!
Forum: Commuting
06-12-10, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

So I was walking around Key West this weekend and...

So I was walking around Key West this weekend and I happened to notice that a quite of bikes had the rack arms connected right onto the quick release collar. Just unscrew the quick release nut...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 09:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

Yep. The Trailrack is made to work with 700c,...

Yep. The Trailrack is made to work with 700c, too. It just sits a little lower, but there is still enough clearance.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

Aha! I think that's half of my solution, though...

Aha! I think that's half of my solution, though I don't know if these will work with the Blackburn Trailrack because they have to slide between the rack's frame and the platform. I may need to get...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

If I use the braze-ons, the distance and the...

If I use the braze-ons, the distance and the brakes are a problem. Replacing the collar would work fine and would eliminate the brake problem - but I would still need to get arms longer than the 8"...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

Ack. I didn't see that at all, but now that you...

Ack. I didn't see that at all, but now that you mention it... That kind of changes things. In order to get a good grip on the entire collar, I'd have to grind down that lip.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

Correct. The seattube measures 31.8 on the...

Correct. The seattube measures 31.8 on the outside. The seatpost measures 27.5.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

No, no, I'm not replacing the actual collar that...

No, no, I'm not replacing the actual collar that holds the seatpost in. I'm sliding this onto of the seat post itself - between the quick-release collar and the suspension adjuster. The only thing...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

Thanks, Grim. I had thought about that and do...

Thanks, Grim. I had thought about that and do have some rubber inserts lying about. I found this one that is more to the size and would probably work better.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 03:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

Seems like you are both onto something. That's a...

Seems like you are both onto something. That's a great idea. I measured the seatpost with a caliper and it came in at 27.5. If I find one that will match that diameter or come close, I'll pick it...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

That's an option, albeit a little pricey for what...

That's an option, albeit a little pricey for what she'll use it for. Will definitely keep it in mind. Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

I sent Blackburn an email to see if they have...

I sent Blackburn an email to see if they have longer arms available. On your suggestion, I just sent Cannondale an email to see if they have anything that works or recommendations.

Thanks.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

Yeah, I guess I could havd worded it differently.

Yeah, I guess I could havd worded it differently.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

Her has a suspension seatpost so nothing that...

Her has a suspension seatpost so nothing that attaches to the seatpost will work (at least of the ones that I've seen).
Forum: Commuting
06-09-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

The arms would need to be at least 12" in order...

The arms would need to be at least 12" in order to fit. I have a Topeak Explorer that has 10" arms and a Blackburn Trailrack that has 8" arms. Neither are long enough.
Forum: Commuting
06-09-10, 03:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By cannonman

Rack for Female Bike, 700c Wheels and Distant Braze-ons

My wife recently got a Cannondale Adventure 4 and wishes to have a rear rack installed. Because of the bike has 700c wheels and the braze-ons are located in in a distant location, a regular rack...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-10, 05:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,567
Posted By cannonman

Has anybody ever sent an email to Garmin Support...

Has anybody ever sent an email to Garmin Support and asked them how the 705 calculates calories?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 08:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,567
Posted By cannonman

To start a new ride, hold the lap button down...

To start a new ride, hold the lap button down until it finishes counting down and clears the accumulators.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 05:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,567
Posted By cannonman

I often check the 705 calorie estimate against...

I often check the 705 calorie estimate against online calculators and it's usually fairly close, maybe within 80%. Personally, I don't feel it's as low as 50%, maybe 65-70%. I guess it all depends...
06-02-10, 01:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By cannonman

How on earth did he get impaled by a shifter?? ...

How on earth did he get impaled by a shifter?? Of course, any type of accident imaginable can happen with any kind of equipment.

Up at 3 AM because I'm up late working on a systems issue for my...
06-02-10, 12:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By cannonman

Yep, just preference. I just... I just can't...

Yep, just preference. I just... I just can't stand them.
06-01-10, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By cannonman

Cool, thanks. All this experience I'm going to...

Cool, thanks. All this experience I'm going to get from the simple need to switch shifters.
06-01-10, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By cannonman

Would I have to replace the chain, too? Is the 9...

Would I have to replace the chain, too? Is the 9 speed chain thinner than the 8 speed or is it the same chain?
Forum: Commuting
06-01-10, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By cannonman

A quick update about the Sunlite basket in case...

A quick update about the Sunlite basket in case others might read this thread. The clips under the basket do not hold well to the Topeak rack because the rack's tubes are a little thicker than most,...
05-31-10, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By cannonman

Hi and welcome. Try posting this in the...

Hi and welcome.

Try posting this in the forum below. You'd probably get a lot of answers from others who have gone down that road already.
...
05-30-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By cannonman

Thanks for the help, guys. I'm making a list now...

Thanks for the help, guys. I'm making a list now of the things I'll need to complete the job including tools that I need (chain whip, lockring tool, 4th hand). I figure I'll build up the tool...
05-30-10, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,066
Posted By cannonman

For my riding, I eat a bowl of shredded wheat, 16...

For my riding, I eat a bowl of shredded wheat, 16 oz of water, and 2 Hammer Endurolyte capsules an hour before riding and during the ride, I make sure to drink every 20 minutes, and every hour I have...
05-30-10, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By cannonman

Never mind, guys. I think I found all the...

Never mind, guys. I think I found all the answers I needed on some of the retail sites
05-30-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By cannonman

Thanks. Good to know. Could I use Shimano...

Thanks. Good to know. Could I use Shimano shifters with a SRAM RD?

The X-5 trigger shifters are 9-speed. I have an 8-speed cassette. Unless I'm wrong, it looks like I'll have to change out the...
05-30-10, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By cannonman

Looking to replace gripshifts with tigger shifters

I'm seriously thinking about replacing my gripshifts on my Cannondale Adventure 4 with trigger shifters. My bike has a SRAM X-5 RD, SRAM X-3 FD, and SRAM X-4 shifters. The cassette is 8 speed. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-10, 08:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By cannonman

Mount Dora Bike Festival

Anyone going or have gone to this in the past? I know it's hilly up there, but curious just how hilly. Overall, how is it?

Thanks.
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