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Forum: Commuting
08-16-13, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 747
Posted By gholt

My left is the broken one. So, right if I need...

My left is the broken one. So, right if I need to stop fast. I've decided that it would not be good to ride my road bike as it has the brifters, and that would put me in not a good position if I...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-13, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 747
Posted By gholt

Probably a bad idea since my arm is in an...

Probably a bad idea since my arm is in an imobilizer. So the arm is hitched to the side of my body. I crack the arm bone in a few places at the top of the shoulder. It aches all the time. I don't...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-13, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 747
Posted By gholt

Commute One Handed

I dislocated my shoulder and got a few cracks in my upper arm from MTB accident, and I was wondering if after my shoulder heals a bit if it would be advisable to ride one handed. Wonder if anyone...
08-25-11, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 164,680
Posted By gholt

I have tried to avoid riding this saddle in the...

I have tried to avoid riding this saddle in the rain. When I have had to ride in the rain, I have used the brooks cover. It helped somewhat, but it makes for a slippery saddle ride.
08-24-11, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 164,680
Posted By gholt

Mine has still been running strong, I think I...

Mine has still been running strong, I think I have 10 - 13k miiles on it.
Forum: Commuting
08-04-11, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By gholt

Need pack of 100+ tube patches for road.

I wanted to buy one of those 100 packs of patches, Amazon has this one, http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000BMUB38/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_5?ie=UTF8&m=ADIKZAFTSWMNW, but I think this is the ATB patch...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-11, 09:14 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 38,959
Posted By gholt

[QUOTE=KD5NRH;13003640]You always ask the Mormon...

[QUOTE=KD5NRH;13003640]You always ask the Mormon guys how they manage to look so good in a shirt and tie after a long days ride... [QUOTE]

[QUOTE=KD5NRH;13003640]I still wonder about that. Do they...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-11, 10:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,383
Posted By gholt

That's what I thought, but I think I will get a...

That's what I thought, but I think I will get a long board. The "Big Kahuna" sells some of theirs 2nd at an outlet store for $100. Would these be a good starter board for someone who has never...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-11, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,383
Posted By gholt

Would long board or skate board be a better...

Would long board or skate board be a better practice for snowboarding during the off season?

My son wants to learn to snowboard, and he is taking skateboard lessons, and I thought that instead of...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 128,139
Posted By gholt

My commute must be utterly boring. I have never...

My commute must be utterly boring. I have never found anythig that exciting except for a couple of wrenches.
Forum: Commuting
07-27-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By gholt

Glad you in the long distance bike commute. I go...

Glad you in the long distance bike commute. I go 20 miles each way. Once you are used to it, you will look forward to it.
05-19-11, 10:34 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,112
Posted By gholt

All I can say is what a princess!!

All I can say is what a princess!!
Forum: Commuting
05-04-11, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By gholt

I've been doing the ibuprofen route yesterday and...

I've been doing the ibuprofen route yesterday and today. I iced it last night, and I was very careful to make sure that I did not lock out my arms on the ride in today.
Forum: Commuting
05-03-11, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By gholt

I'm not sure they were locked, but I am just...

I'm not sure they were locked, but I am just guessing with the pain after.

I have had the handlebar / seat setup for quite a while. So, I'm guessing that it was the bike or how I was riding...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By gholt

So looking on how to heal, RICE. I see all the...

So looking on how to heal, RICE. I see all the different solutions. Some of them are pretty spendy. Does anyone have experience with these, or is it just as effective to just ice it at night and...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-11, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By gholt

I guess looking back, it was not a good idea for...

I guess looking back, it was not a good idea for the pushups. I don't do that many. 5 sets of 20.

I don't believe that it is the bike fit, as I have had the same setup on that bike for about...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-11, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By gholt

It was drop bars. I mostly rode on the hoods or...

It was drop bars. I mostly rode on the hoods or on the flat part. It was my left elbow. On the way home I switched up the riding position and did a bunch of pushups and dips when I got home.
Forum: Commuting
05-03-11, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By gholt

Elbow pain on 1st commute

I started my bike commute for this year yesterday, and after I got to work, my elbow hurt all day. It still hurts a bit today, I didn't ride in because of the pain.

This isn't my 1st ride of...
04-19-11, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By gholt

I have one of the older MS900, it does not have...

I have one of the older MS900, it does not have the battery meter on it. So adding a newer 900 would give enough throw and flood to see the trails well enough to read the rocks, etc.
04-19-11, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By gholt

So, running a 900 on the helmet and a 900 on the...

So, running a 900 on the helmet and a 900 on the bike would be sufficient?
04-19-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By gholt

2 light setup with MS (two MS 900(s) or (900 and 1400)

I am going to go with a two light setup for MTB trail riding, and I have the 900 MS light, and was wondering what works best for the 2nd light, a 1400 for the bike and 900 for the headlight, or two...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,214
Posted By gholt

What is this $20 promo all about? Does one...

What is this $20 promo all about?

Does one get it if they had one of the recalled batteries?
04-18-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,527
Posted By gholt

I have gotten minor parts from them in the past....

I have gotten minor parts from them in the past. It is worth a call.
04-17-11, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,916
Posted By gholt

thanks. You guys are awesome. Do I need to pull...

thanks. You guys are awesome. Do I need to pull my BB off to ensure the replacement is the correct size, or can I assume the size from the FC-6500 / 6503 crank arms for double from Shimano?

They...
04-17-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,916
Posted By gholt

Bottom Brackets that will fit BB-6500

I have an older bike Giant OCR, that has Ultegra crank FC-6500 and the BB-6500. So, I thought it would probably be a good idea to replace the bottom bracket, but when I look to replace it, it...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 128,139
Posted By gholt

I once saw about 10 - 12 doe deer on the MUP. ...

I once saw about 10 - 12 doe deer on the MUP. They were quite a ways off from the mountain.
Forum: Commuting
04-14-11, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,865
Posted By gholt

That is halarious (sp). I do that all the time...

That is halarious (sp). I do that all the time until I no longer need to take it to the bike shop.
Forum: Commuting
04-11-11, 11:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,965
Posted By gholt

My route is 20 miles each way, and can't forsee...

My route is 20 miles each way, and can't forsee doing it much longer, as it takes too long.
Forum: Commuting
04-08-11, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By gholt

You may want to check out Jensen usa. I believe,...

You may want to check out Jensen usa. I believe, I saw a while back that they were selling a new brand (Focus) that the prices seemed to be OK.
Forum: Commuting
04-06-11, 11:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,417
Posted By gholt

PB& Honey, orange, oatmeal cookies w/ rasin and...

PB& Honey, orange, oatmeal cookies w/ rasin and chicken salad.
Forum: Commuting
04-05-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,318
Posted By gholt

When I did this it was $30 for a rear wheel that...

When I did this it was $30 for a rear wheel that was the 2nd spoke to break and I had them get me two spares for later, as well as check the tension on the whole wheel. I had forgot my tools and we...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,847
Posted By gholt

1) I will miss Snowboarding, once the season is...

1) I will miss Snowboarding, once the season is over.
2) I will miss the cold morning when I barely break a sweat.
Forum: Commuting
04-04-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,744
Posted By gholt

I have the OP with Ultegra hubs. They have...

I have the OP with Ultegra hubs. They have worked really well for me so far.
Forum: Commuting
04-04-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By gholt

I thought my commute was long. 40 miles RT. You...

I thought my commute was long. 40 miles RT. You guys are great. Keep up the good work.
Forum: Commuting
03-29-11, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,684
Posted By gholt

I have the Feedback Sports stand I think my wife...

I have the Feedback Sports stand I think my wife bought it for ~ 150. I love it. It is very welll worth it when working on bikes. I makes the total difference.
Forum: Commuting
03-17-11, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By gholt

I think it should. It is a medium and I ride a...

I think it should. It is a medium and I ride a 54 cm giant and a 17.5 Trek MTB. I'm going to look at it later today, possibly.
Forum: Commuting
03-17-11, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By gholt

KHS CX bike for Commuting CX100?

I'm looking for a CX bike for commuting for bad weather days. Is this a good deal for $420 / offer?

KHS Cyclocross CX100

Ultegra shifters and derailers
FSA dual 48/38 crank
9 spead rear ...
03-11-11, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,860
Posted By gholt

I think I'm going to pull the trigger. They look...

I think I'm going to pull the trigger. They look too good to pass up.
Forum: Commuting
03-10-11, 01:15 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 13,972
Posted By gholt

$3.29 this morning in UT. I haven't started...

$3.29 this morning in UT. I haven't started commuting for the year. I took the winter off.
03-07-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,860
Posted By gholt

It would mainly be XC, trails, hill climbs, and...

It would mainly be XC, trails, hill climbs, and mtb. I most likely won't be taking this off huge drops, as I have a HT. Or, it could go on my Stumjumer, that I'm either converting to an xtracycle...
03-07-11, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,934
Posted By gholt

I had to cut the fender short as there isn't...

I had to cut the fender short as there isn't enough room on the back to go clear to the seat post. There just isn't any room so the closet I could get it to the brakes.
03-07-11, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,934
Posted By gholt

I have the SKS race quick adds. I just wanted to...

I have the SKS race quick adds. I just wanted to put on the full ones so that I don't have to get a bike with better clearance. these are the full fenders. I think they are either Freddy fenders...
03-06-11, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,934
Posted By gholt

mounting full size fenders to Giant TCR

I have a Giant TCR that I want to get fenders on. As both the front and the rear do not have eyelets, I have secured the fenders to the front and rear with zip ties. The only problem is getting the...
03-06-11, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,860
Posted By gholt

I'm about 185 + Backpack / Gear. So, I would...

I'm about 185 + Backpack / Gear. So, I would guess at about 190 - 195 fully loaded. I didn't think about the lower spoke count.
03-04-11, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,860
Posted By gholt

Mavic Crossride Wheelset to replace Bontrager Ranger

There is currently a good deal on last year's wheelset for ~ $120. Would this be a good replacement wheel for the Bontrager Ranger I have on my Trek 6500 disc.

My wheels aren't worn out, but I...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-11, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By gholt

Magicshine now selling batteries

Magicshine is now selling new batteries. Has anyone ordered them yet? I think I am going to take the plunge.
Forum: Commuting
01-17-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,521
Posted By gholt

I can't remember anything really dumb that hasn't...

I can't remember anything really dumb that hasn't already been mentioned. I've heard:

Wanna race, Lance, get on the sidewalk, Don't ride like an a***hole, or you will get killed."

Etc. I just...
Forum: Commuting
12-08-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,550
Posted By gholt

I've been on the trainer for about one month. ...

I've been on the trainer for about one month. Don't sweat it. It's not as fun as on the bike outside, but beats all the layering and icy weather.
11-12-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,126
Posted By gholt

Boots for cycling in the winter

I saw that REI was doing a good sale on their boots and was wondering what boot(s) would make winter cycling better on the feet if going to a flat petal and winter boot;
...
11-05-10, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,257
Posted By gholt

I guess I'll just have to watch for what I want...

I guess I'll just have to watch for what I want and go test ride and then negogiate. Thanks for the help.
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