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07-23-08, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I've just started riding the Grip King...

Hi,

I've just started riding the Grip King pedals, and like them. I've not ridden them in the rain, but they work nice in dry weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-08, 11:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,553
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I have one of the Planet Bike models...

Hi,

I have one of the Planet Bike models that I've been happy with for over 2 years.
01-15-08, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I attended several years ago and felt it...

Hi,

I attended several years ago and felt it was worth while. I do better with hands on and some instruction, rather than just reading and forging ahead. I pretty well do most of my repairs and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-07, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 470,945
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I have a Holdsworth Record, Bianchi San...

Hi,

I have a Holdsworth Record, Bianchi San Remo, and DeSalvo frame. My wife has a Miyata and Bleriot.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-07, 08:23 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,934
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I have them on my Holdsworth Record, and my...

Hi, I have them on my Holdsworth Record, and my wife has them on her Miyata.
11-21-07, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi Dirtdrop, Is the taper on his bottom...

Hi Dirtdrop,

Is the taper on his bottom bracket going to cause problems with the suggested crankset? I assume he is using a Campy compatible bottom bracket now.
10-10-07, 01:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Outside of the Park, I've ridden the road...

Hi, Outside of the Park, I've ridden the road through Paradise Valley, Livingston to Gardiner. It is a nice ride, and less traffic uses the old road to the east.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-07, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,281
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, There is the regular B17 and the B17N...

Hi,

There is the regular B17 and the B17N which is narrower. Of the narrow saddles, I prefer the team pro. Have a good day and enjoy your Brooks.
08-23-07, 05:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,160
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, You might want to visit with the fellow at...

Hi, You might want to visit with the fellow at Wallingford bicycles in New Orleans. He is very knowledgeable and helpful relative to fitting models of Brooks saddles to styles of riding. You may...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-07, 04:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,378
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, About 10 years ago, a cyclist was killed by...

Hi, About 10 years ago, a cyclist was killed by lightning on a bike path in either Lincoln or Omaha, Nebraska. I was visiting the area at the time and read about it in a newspaper.
08-01-07, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By montana_cyclist

Phil Wood bottom bracket tool

Hi, I have a friend with a PW bottom bracket from the early 90s. He was looking for the tool for installing and extracting. I gather from reading that it is the same tool that I use for my...
07-24-07, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Try Harris Cyclery and their QBP connection. ...

Hi, Try Harris Cyclery and their QBP connection. Maybe Sheldon Brown will see this and provide more information.
07-24-07, 04:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,558
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I started with the wrist band, but then...

Hi, I started with the wrist band, but then switched to the dog tag. I am outside a lot working livestock, etc. and find things on the wrist get dirty and broken more often than I like. I still...
07-18-07, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,425
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, You might try loosescrews.com for Campy parts.

Hi, You might try loosescrews.com for Campy parts.
07-10-07, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, You might check out the Adventure Cycling...

Hi, You might check out the Adventure Cycling site or a copy of their magazine.
07-10-07, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Try www.loosescrews.com

Hi,

Try www.loosescrews.com
07-09-07, 07:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,665
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I generally ride alone at home, and at the...

Hi, I generally ride alone at home, and at the most with 2 to 3 riders on tours. I really do not like to get in a crowd while cycling or driving. Thats why I live out in the country.
06-30-07, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,299
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I would also let it dry and then proofhide...

Hi, I would also let it dry and then proofhide it. Suggest leaving tension alone until you see how it rides. Your 50 minute ride is a lot better than the 50 miles I had to ride a Team Pro after it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-07, 05:08 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 31,858
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi ViperZ, Enjoyed your pictures and write...

Hi ViperZ,

Enjoyed your pictures and write ups. I've visited Saskatoon but never cycled in the area. Keep up the good work and have a safe enjoyable summer.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-07, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I ride on the interstate in eastern Montana. ...

Hi, I ride on the interstate in eastern Montana. As stated earlier, being passed by high speed vehicles while riding on a broad shoulder is better than when riding the white line on narrow...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-07, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Yes, I've had them chase me several times...

Hi, Yes, I've had them chase me several times this time of year, but never make contact. They get very territorial when nesting. Seems like they are much more protective than other birds...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-07, 03:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,267
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I have a pair of long reach brakes on my...

Hi, I have a pair of long reach brakes on my DeSalvo frame. They are Ultegra which I think was printed on the box, but only Shimano appears on the brake.
04-22-07, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Welcome to the forum. I am from Miles City.

Hi, Welcome to the forum. I am from Miles City.
01-09-07, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I began with a wrist Road ID, but when I lost...

Hi, I began with a wrist Road ID, but when I lost my medic alert tag for diabetics, I went to the dog tag version. I wear mine all the time (24/7) and would rather wear the dog version than...
01-02-07, 01:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,957
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, My wife and I both each own not 1 but 2 of...

Hi, My wife and I both each own not 1 but 2 of the sweaters sold by Rivendell, and we raise sheep. They are warm and comfortable and when layered with other wool clothing (under wear, shirt, etc.)...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-06, 04:15 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 10,859
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Well some of us live in the country, and...

Hi, Well some of us live in the country, and roads are our only choice for riding. I prefer riding on the interstate with wide shoulders. It is better than riding on secondary roads with narrow...
08-28-06, 10:57 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 88,434
Posted By montana_cyclist

Holdsworth Record Bianchi San Remo DeSalvo

Holdsworth Record
Bianchi San Remo
DeSalvo
08-19-06, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I have Conti Gatorskins on my Holdsworth...

Hi, I have Conti Gatorskins on my Holdsworth Record, and they have worked well over the years
05-04-06, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, The link for Cycle Wyoming is as follows: ...

Hi, The link for Cycle Wyoming is as follows:

www.cyclewyoming.org

The 2006 ride appears to be filled at the present time, and they are only taking applications for volunteers. I would have...
03-16-06, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I attended the mechanics course 2+ years ago...

Hi, I attended the mechanics course 2+ years ago and really enjoyed the class and people. Bought a road frame from Mike DeSalvo while in Ashland and used the knowledge from the class to build the...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-16-06, 03:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,349
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I've been riding one of his road frames for...

Hi, I've been riding one of his road frames for about 2 years and like it very much. I use it for commuting and recreational rides, and I've ridden it on three 400 mile supported tours. I met him...
01-23-06, 01:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,080
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Looks like they have them listed on their...

Hi, Looks like they have them listed on their home page at newbelgium.com. They look nice, and I am partial to wool, partly because I raise sheep.
12-22-05, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi Mr. Beanz, What are you doing over here?

Hi Mr. Beanz, What are you doing over here?
11-25-05, 07:09 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 50,404
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Just curious were you wondering like me if he...

Hi, Just curious were you wondering like me if he might be Jim Price aka biker_billy on the other forum that was reportedly killed by motorist while cycling in the Denver area? I was certainly...
11-18-05, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,061
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I had a similar problem on my Holdsworth road...

Hi, I had a similar problem on my Holdsworth road bike a few years back and went through several tubes. Some of the flats occurred on the road and to the point that I did not venture too far afield...
09-13-05, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By montana_cyclist

Car racks for bicycle case

Hi, I am interested in carrying the bicycle in a case attached to the back of a 1999 VW Jetta. Carrying inside is fine when I am alone, but it is tougher if wife and additional luggage are involved....
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 05:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,890
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi PALux, You are still the oldest. I'll turn 63...

Hi PALux, You are still the oldest. I'll turn 63 on Friday.

Marshall
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, It may just be me, but I found a seat post...

Hi, It may just be me, but I found a seat post rack and bag makes it awkward mounting and dismounting the bicycle. I ride standard frames without sloping top tube. I now have panniers on one...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-05, 06:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,078
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Highways, interstate (legal in Montana)...

Hi, Highways, interstate (legal in Montana) included, are my main rides. I live in the country and only pass through town (pop. 9,000). I feel more comfortable riding on the highways than in town,...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-05, 09:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,561
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Well I'm one of the unlucky ones that got...

Hi, Well I'm one of the unlucky ones that got caught in a down pour with my team pro and no plastic bag to cover the saddle. The saddle was totally soaked while riding sitting down during the first...
07-25-05, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I rebuilt one set after the left one came...

Hi, I rebuilt one set after the left one came apart the last 10 miles of a 450 mile tour. I cannot put all the blame on the pedal. Due to high arches, my left heel tends to swing outward,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-05, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I've worn orthotics since November 2004. My...

Hi, I've worn orthotics since November 2004. My problem is high arches and frequent ankle sprains. A molded in shoe support works for my right foot, but the left one was bad enough that I wear a...
03-06-05, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 850
Posted By montana_cyclist

Air foils on roof top racks

Hi, How effective are air foils on roof top racks for sound dampening, aero dynamics, etc.? Do users find variation in effectiveness among brands? I am also interested in opinions on locking...
11-14-04, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 443,737
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I am 62 years old and (4) began cycling as a...

Hi, I am 62 years old and (4) began cycling as a child, but had breaks of inactivity over the years. Commuted to school in the early 70's (19 mile round trip), and then rode sproadically until...
11-11-04, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,300
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I moved to Montana in 1988 from eastern...

Hi, I moved to Montana in 1988 from eastern Oregon. We both enjoy living and working here. We go to Billings often to shop, go to doctors, and for entertainment. I seem to remember hearing about...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-04, 06:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,091
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, I ride 7.5 miles the short way through town...

Hi, I ride 7.5 miles the short way through town or 12 miles along country roads and the interstate. Try to commute at least three times per week, but must miss some weeks due to job requirements. I...
11-11-04, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, You should get many interesting replies to...

Hi, You should get many interesting replies to this question. Some folks think it is not necessary to attend a school. Many learn by reading and working on bicycles and indicate that bicycle...
11-06-04, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,300
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Thanks for the positive responses and...

Hi, Thanks for the positive responses and suggestions. I picked up the orthitic and brace yesterday, so I'm in the break-in mode of 1-2 hours on and 1-2 hours off. Looks like the weather will be...
11-05-04, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,300
Posted By montana_cyclist

Riding with an ankle brace

Hi,

I've searched and read some of the messages about cycling specific orthotics and LeMond Lewedges, but I'm curious if anyone has experience riding with an ankle brace. After many years I'm...
08-15-04, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By montana_cyclist

Hi, Be careful thinking you are 1 bearing short. ...

Hi, Be careful thinking you are 1 bearing short. Check specs to see how many bearings are required. The bearings do not fill up the entire race.

Marshall
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