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10-26-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By MODWR

Excellent response. :D Love my SJ.

Excellent response. :D

Love my SJ.
09-23-09, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,440
Posted By MODWR

My new Specialized SJ has Avid Elixer disks -...

My new Specialized SJ has Avid Elixer disks - I'll never go back to rim brakes. I rode
my old bike with rim brakes the other day, and although they have always worked well,
I was shocked at how...
08-20-09, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By MODWR

I wear a pair of Specialized bike shoes that look...

I wear a pair of Specialized bike shoes that look sort of like hiking shoes. They
have an insert in the sole where a cleat can be installed - should I decide (again) to
risk skin and bone with...
08-20-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By MODWR

I think you have your answer - there is no...

I think you have your answer - there is no protocol. I've never ridden
on a trail where anyone called out that they're slowing/stopping. I've
always figured it was in my best interest to take...
08-19-09, 06:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,639
Posted By MODWR

If you're planning to use the WD-40 on your...

If you're planning to use the WD-40 on your chain, you might reconsider
and pick something else. From everything I've read and been told WD-40
is the last thing you should use as a chain lube. ...
08-15-09, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By MODWR

Just a computer and seat pack. I used to...

Just a computer and seat pack.

I used to have a nice set of NiteRider lights, but
I had to sell them. :cry:
08-15-09, 09:35 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,931
Posted By MODWR

But...but.. Specialized does rule! Just got...

But...but.. Specialized does rule!

Just got first bike equipped with disc brakes - Avid Elixirs - great stuff.

Never had any problem with the Vs on my older bikes though.
08-15-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,083
Posted By MODWR

Body armor? Aren't stitches, casts, and...

Body armor?

Aren't stitches, casts, and scars badges of honor in this sport? :)
08-15-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,083
Posted By MODWR

Good value. I was wondering if they were just...

Good value. I was wondering if they were just getting broken in. :)
08-15-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,083
Posted By MODWR

I saw your earlier post about the 90psi - I...

I saw your earlier post about the 90psi - I wasn't sure if that was a joke. At that pressure
it's got to be like riding on wheels made of stone.

I run my tires between 40 and 50psi - seems to...
08-15-09, 08:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,083
Posted By MODWR

ddac - I'm thinking your due for a new set of...

ddac - I'm thinking your due for a new set of gloves. :)
08-15-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,313
Posted By MODWR

:lol:

:lol:
08-13-09, 07:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,083
Posted By MODWR

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s200/dwr_photos...

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s200/dwr_photos/Toys/cockpit_1_1.jpg


http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s200/dwr_photos/Toys/IMG_1751_1_1.jpg
08-13-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,083
Posted By MODWR

Oh. In that case. . . :lol: I have no...

Oh. In that case. . . :lol:

I have no knowledge of the roadie universe.
08-12-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,083
Posted By MODWR

Nice bike. I don't know about the reversed stem...

Nice bike. I don't know about the reversed stem though - it just has that look of
begging to go over the bars on the first drop you encounter - too much weight forward
in that position?
08-09-09, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,479,794
Posted By MODWR

My first mountain bike back in 1999 was a...

My first mountain bike back in 1999 was a Specialized Hardrock in red, very
similar to the color of your Kona. That bike is long gone, but I still remember it - and several
of the "learning...
08-09-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,479,794
Posted By MODWR

Granted I haven't lived here all that long, but I...

Granted I haven't lived here all that long, but I don't believe
Missouri is any better. I confess I miss the trails in Texas,
and being able to ride them in January/February without
the slightest...
08-09-09, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,479,794
Posted By MODWR

That looks like a great trail. Wish we had...

That looks like a great trail. Wish we had something like
that around here.
08-08-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,479,794
Posted By MODWR

Nice bike. I really like that shade of red.

Nice bike. I really like that shade of red.
08-08-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By MODWR

Been there. My sincerest sympathies to Elden and...

Been there. My sincerest sympathies to Elden and his family.
Forum: Touring
07-25-09, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By MODWR

When I was camping in the Sequia and Yellowstone...

When I was camping in the Sequia and Yellowstone NPs there were signs everywhere about
bears. Each campsite had a "bear box" - a steel box anchored in concrete into which you were
to place your...
Forum: Touring
07-25-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,526
Posted By MODWR

A bike thief is the same as any other thief - a...

A bike thief is the same as any other thief - a lowlife loser.



I guess I don't understand this line of thought. It is acceptable for someone to steal from you if the need can be justified...
07-25-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 312,528
Posted By MODWR

Oops. You got me. ...

Oops. You got me.



:roflmao2::roflmao2:
07-24-09, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,309
Posted By MODWR

Retirement, Ha. I'll just keel over at work some...

Retirement, Ha. I'll just keel over at work some day.
07-20-09, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 312,528
Posted By MODWR

Whats wrong? Don't you appreciate the thrill and...

Whats wrong? Don't you appreciate the thrill and excitement of discussing the ins and outs
of the English language? :D
07-18-09, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,479,794
Posted By MODWR

That brings back some memories - in my case it...

That brings back some memories - in my case it was a 4-5" stump, covered with leaves,
on the edge of the trail - caught my pedal as I was flying by. I never saw it - all of a sudden
I was...
07-17-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,936
Posted By MODWR

I'll echo the vote for Bike Stop. I recently...

I'll echo the vote for Bike Stop. I recently bought my SJ Comp there - was a good
experience.

The Bike America shop in downtown Lees Summit is good too.
Forum: Foo
07-14-09, 08:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,376
Posted By MODWR

Hell no you're not too old. I would do it if I...

Hell no you're not too old. I would do it if I could.
07-13-09, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,479,794
Posted By MODWR

It's always a good day when it's new toy day. :)

It's always a good day when it's new toy day. :)
07-13-09, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,479,794
Posted By MODWR

Man, that Komodo is nice. :thumb: Yours?

Man, that Komodo is nice. :thumb:

Yours?
07-13-09, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,470
Posted By MODWR

Mental anquish is always good. Dang near anything...

Mental anquish is always good. Dang near anything can cause mental anquish these days. :)
07-12-09, 09:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,277
Posted By MODWR

Stealth bikes - cool.

Stealth bikes - cool.
07-12-09, 09:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,277
Posted By MODWR

Ah, humor. I get it. :)

Ah, humor. I get it. :)
07-11-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By MODWR

Congrats on the new ride. Nice bike.

Congrats on the new ride. Nice bike.
07-09-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,522
Posted By MODWR

There is no spoon.

There is no spoon.
07-08-09, 01:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,558
Posted By MODWR

Owners of one of these bikes, apparently.

Owners of one of these bikes, apparently.
07-07-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,558
Posted By MODWR

I think I may have been misunderstood. I...

I think I may have been misunderstood.

I would never personally recommend any bike from Wal Mart, Target, Costco,
etc. It's simply when you spend money to obtain a product from a recognized ...
07-07-09, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By MODWR

I've only lived in Missouri for a little over 4...

I've only lived in Missouri for a little over 4 years - before that I lived most of my life in Texas. That
heat is the one thing I do not miss about TX - although the winters here make me miss...
07-07-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By MODWR

Arrgghh - the weather...

It's been nice and sunny all day. I was so looking forward to rushing home after work, changing clothes, grabbing ma bike and hitting the local trail. Here it is almost 5pm - 20 minutes before I...
07-07-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,470
Posted By MODWR

My God - they sell bikes at Wal Mart for $400? ...

My God - they sell bikes at Wal Mart for $400? :eek:
07-07-09, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,165
Posted By MODWR

Hey! I resemble those remarks. :D

Hey! I resemble those remarks. :D
07-07-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By MODWR

Gotta watch those big box stores. One of the...

Gotta watch those big box stores. One of the biking rags had an article several years ago where they purchased 3 or 4 "mtn bikes" from a Wal Mart, Costco, or Target - I forget - and evaluated them...
07-06-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,558
Posted By MODWR

I realize that my friend did not spend thousands,...

I realize that my friend did not spend thousands, but even at the $550 price
point I would expect quality parts where pieces don't fall off on the first
ride. He could just as easily bought a Wal...
07-04-09, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By MODWR

Looks like a great place to ride!

Looks like a great place to ride!
07-04-09, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 411,789
Posted By MODWR

Are those things gonna hurt? :injured:

Are those things gonna hurt? :injured:
07-04-09, 10:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,558
Posted By MODWR

That's interesting. A friend of mine just bought...

That's interesting. A friend of mine just bought a Specialized Hardrock Sport Disc, which also has the SRAM X-4s as well. The first time he tried to shift into the big chainring the little clear...
07-02-09, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 411,789
Posted By MODWR

Well... OK. It's just me, my dog, and my bike. ...

Well... OK. It's just me, my dog, and my bike. Since Sam (my dog) doesn't have opposable thumbs, he can't work the camera. So how about one of the dog and bike:
...
07-02-09, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,189
Posted By MODWR

That's a man who is secure in his masculinity. ...

That's a man who is secure in his masculinity.

I particularly like the tiara - nice touch.
07-01-09, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 411,789
Posted By MODWR

Hi, my name is David and I'm new to the forum. ...

Hi, my name is David and I'm new to the forum. I've been riding mtn bikes off and on (more off than on) since the mid 90's. I've decided to get back into it - time to regain some fitness I've lost...
07-01-09, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,189
Posted By MODWR

Hi. New to the site and this is where I just...

Hi. New to the site and this is where I just have to make my first post.

Man skirts - on a bike - somehow this just seems so wrong on so
many levels. Regarding my man skirt flapping in the...
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