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12-31-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,538
Posted By washed up

I had a chain break while out of the saddle going...

I had a chain break while out of the saddle going up hill. No wheel lock up but I did go over the bars...not fun.
11-16-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,915
Posted By washed up

I do all my business with a lbs instead of online...

I do all my business with a lbs instead of online and my shop knows that. He will slip me in as a way of saying thank you and I appreciate that.
10-09-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,181
Posted By washed up

Done this many times...works great.

Done this many times...works great.
10-09-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,905
Posted By washed up

don't forget to add...while crossing rail road...

don't forget to add...while crossing rail road tracks. Thats one I wold like to have seen so I could just stand there and shake my head.
09-19-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,256
Posted By washed up

Those are 36 spoke wheels, although an older set,...

Those are 36 spoke wheels, although an older set, but I would ride it. If a spoke breaks then it's a chance to get acquainted with your local shop. Enjoy the bike and good luck with your weight loss...
08-26-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 34,419
Posted By washed up

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08-26-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,128
Posted By washed up

At 57 I find myself being more cautious on the...

At 57 I find myself being more cautious on the mountain bike after falling and breaking my hand lest fall. Things do not heal the way they did at 27. On the road bike not so much other than being...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By washed up

Yep and then your first thought is how stupid was...

Yep and then your first thought is how stupid was that. lol
08-07-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By washed up

Sorry about your dad's passing, that's a...

Sorry about your dad's passing, that's a conversation you will always hold dear.
08-07-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,781
Posted By washed up

I notice you said you recently dropped 50 lbs but...

I notice you said you recently dropped 50 lbs but no mention of being on blood pressure pills. I had the same problem after weight loss and the Dr needed to stop the blood pressure pills. If you are...
08-07-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By washed up

https://www.sealskinzusa.com/customer/pages/why-se...

https://www.sealskinzusa.com/customer/pages/why-sealskinz-waterproof-socks?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI2pWGm8iJ6wIVLR-tBh05Lw7OEAAYASAAEgJ8NfD_BwE
08-05-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,280
Posted By washed up

Perfect excuse to buy a new bike.

Perfect excuse to buy a new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By washed up

Thanks for all the input. I just picked up a can...

Thanks for all the input. I just picked up a can of silicon to try. If this doesn't do the trick and I don't need to apply for every ride I may keep the pedals. I feel that spending $200 plus for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By washed up

I've tried many other lubes but not a spray...

I've tried many other lubes but not a spray silicone. Might pick up a can and give it a try. thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By washed up

Ok...I've had it with the squeaks

I have used Look pedals since the mid 80's and have always liked them. However, recently I have had an issue with cleat squeak. I have tried everything but nothing seems to work for more than about a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,327
Posted By washed up

https://www.bicycling.com/training/a20020906/why-d...

https://www.bicycling.com/training/a20020906/why-do-my-knees-hurt/
06-12-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,246
Posted By washed up

I'm confused as well. I have never seen anyone...

I'm confused as well. I have never seen anyone bring their foot over the seat...maybe Chuck Norris.
05-22-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,755
Posted By washed up

The only crime me and the people I ride with are...

The only crime me and the people I ride with are subjected to is..................me in lycra. :lol:
05-07-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,087
Posted By washed up

My daughter loves this saddle. ...

My daughter loves this saddle.
...
04-21-20, 12:00 PM
04-21-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By washed up

Hoping the driver is in jail.

Hoping the driver is in jail.
04-21-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,999
Posted By washed up

At one point when I got back on the bike I was...

At one point when I got back on the bike I was near 300 lbs. I found a cheap rear wheel built for a tandem that did great for me until I was able to take the weight off and go back to my good wheels.
04-17-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By washed up

That's interesting because mine stops all the...

That's interesting because mine stops all the time and slows way down on ascents.
04-09-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By washed up

I have something similar that seems to come...

I have something similar that seems to come around about once a year or so. I diagnosed myself with Achilles bursitis.
...
04-09-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,775
Posted By washed up

I like beetrootpro. It's a little more expensive...

I like beetrootpro. It's a little more expensive but it does taste better than most of the other powders.
04-08-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 32,069
Posted By washed up

You're right...I went back and read the post...

You're right...I went back and read the post again. You were not the one making the 3% claim. My bad.
04-08-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,558
Posted By washed up

...or I can live my own life and if I want to...

...or I can live my own life and if I want to take a quick spin on the mountain bike trail by myself harming no one I am not going to listen to a government employee who sits behind a desk all day...
04-08-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 32,069
Posted By washed up

A 3% fatality rate would be a disaster however,...

A 3% fatality rate would be a disaster however, the fatality rate is nowhere near that in the US so saying 7 million people will die in the United States is just irresponsible and wrong.
You made...
04-07-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 32,069
Posted By washed up

I'm pretty confident this is 100% wrong.

I'm pretty confident this is 100% wrong.
04-03-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,558
Posted By washed up

Some societies are more incline to "obey"...

Some societies are more incline to "obey" government commands more than others and has nothing to do with being selfish.
03-10-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,552
Posted By washed up

It keeps people off his wheel.

It keeps people off his wheel.
02-11-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 47,505
Posted By washed up

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01-30-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,799
Posted By washed up

I have a Garmin 830 and use incident detection...

I have a Garmin 830 and use incident detection through my phone. I have had a couple rough stops which triggered the phone calls. I am usually able to get it stopped before the calls are made except...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,894
Posted By washed up

I didn't know what the Systemsix looked like and...

I didn't know what the Systemsix looked like and I pulled it up and by golly you are right. The seat stay is a little higher on the Cervelo but it sure is similar.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,894
Posted By washed up

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Multiple centuries on this bike and no neck or back issues that you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,258
Posted By washed up

Another reason, when given the opportunity, we...

Another reason, when given the opportunity, we should support our local bike shops over driving them out of business with online purchases. Sometimes it may cost a little more but it's nice to have a...
01-13-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By washed up

Bottom bracket compatability question

I have a 10 to 15 year old Felt road bike with a triple crankset and would like to remove the crankset and bottom bracket to install on an older steel frame Origin8 cross/gravel bike. Before I start...
01-08-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By washed up

Welcome back. I too was in a similar situation...

Welcome back. I too was in a similar situation after the racing stopped in 04 then jumping back on the bike several years ago. I don"t know your age, but after some time in the saddle I will on...
01-08-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,926
Views: 708,204
Posted By washed up

Absolutely, my favorite bike of all I have owned.

Absolutely, my favorite bike of all I have owned.
01-07-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,926
Views: 708,204
Posted By washed up

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01-03-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,861
Posted By washed up

Thanks for the input. I completely overlooked the...

Thanks for the input. I completely overlooked the difference in ride quality and I currently ride carbon on the road. At 56 that may be a big consideration. I was looking at the Bianchi line of...
01-02-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,861
Posted By washed up

Carbon vs. Aluminum

Just wondering what the thoughts are on carbon vs aluminum for a gravel bike. Is it worth the added cost and what are the pros and cons? More prone to damage? Buy aluminum and spend the extra money...
11-27-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,345
Posted By washed up

what he said.

what he said.
10-09-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By washed up

Thanks for the replies. Looking like the VO will...

Thanks for the replies. Looking like the VO will do what I want.
10-09-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By washed up

gravel

gravel
10-08-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By washed up

Looking for fender advice

Any advice on a good solid full fender set for a 700 42 tire that wont break the bank?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,070
Posted By washed up

I had a kit that had a dotted line with a pair of...

I had a kit that had a dotted line with a pair of scissors indicating where to cut the tags. It was obvious they intended for the tags to be cut off.
07-10-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,570
Posted By washed up

https://www.amazon.com/Park-Tool-SAC-2-Assembly-Co...

https://www.amazon.com/Park-Tool-SAC-2-Assembly-Compound/dp/B005Z4BAAK/ref=asc_df_B005Z4BAAK/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312070810048&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=6972030625819690101&hvpone=&hvptw...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,000
Posted By washed up

Too funny...I thought I was the only one to do...

Too funny...I thought I was the only one to do that.
05-09-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,492
Posted By washed up

More impressed with a 5 hour ride and still have...

More impressed with a 5 hour ride and still have 52% battery life left on the garmin.
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