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09-13-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By thedave80

Thanks all, i'm pretty happy to have it. The...

Thanks all, i'm pretty happy to have it. The bottle and cage will be coming off and going into storage, as will the crank I think. It's really nice but i've heard that the pedal bearings can wear...
09-12-18, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By thedave80

New to me Lotus Eclair

Hey all
I don't post on here very often but I recently came across an extremely good deal on what I believe to be a nearly pristine 1983 Lotus Eclair. You can't tell from the picture but it's even...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By thedave80

It doesn't have to be centered on the roller, it...

It doesn't have to be centered on the roller, it just needs to be tight.
01-30-18, 02:31 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,798
Posted By thedave80

It's not about locating the military bases...

It's not about locating the military bases (except when it identifies bases or locations that aren't advertised), it's about identifying patterns that can be used against you. You look at the map and...
Forum: Touring
01-19-18, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,526
Posted By thedave80

It was a bit chilly out, but it was a great trip....

It was a bit chilly out, but it was a great trip. 40 degrees, ouch, too bad we can't split the difference.
Forum: Touring
01-18-18, 05:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,526
Posted By thedave80

I've got Ortlieb back rollers on a Tubus Tara...

I've got Ortlieb back rollers on a Tubus Tara front rack. Pretty close to what you're looking to do and it works well.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-17, 08:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,989
Posted By thedave80

My Lynskey Cooper takes up to 40 ad has been...

My Lynskey Cooper takes up to 40 ad has been excellent on 28's as a road bike. Only downside is it's a bit heavier than a straight up road bike
Forum: Touring
09-20-17, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By thedave80

I'm currently stationed in Korea and am enjoying...

I'm currently stationed in Korea and am enjoying thoroughly the trail system here. Great bike network that covers the whole country. I look forward to coming back and doing a full tour when I have...
08-12-17, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,848
Posted By thedave80

Not sure about the GR250 but I have a cooper cx...

Not sure about the GR250 but I have a cooper cx and love it. I raced cross last year, have done some gravel rides with it quite comfortably, and am now using it for road riding with 28's. I think the...
08-02-17, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By thedave80

You'll like it. We went last year and it was very...

You'll like it. We went last year and it was very scenic and enjoyable. Pretty cool farms
Forum: Touring
08-01-17, 10:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,145
Posted By thedave80

I'm glad this thread popped up, i'm headed to...

I'm glad this thread popped up, i'm headed to Gunsan City in a week, for a year of work and riding. Looking forward to trying out some of the trails mentioned above.
07-09-17, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,668
Posted By thedave80

I also really like the Spyre's, however I would...

I also really like the Spyre's, however I would caution against the SLC version. They aren't that much lighter and the cable clamp tears up the cables. The regular one works just as well and is more...
06-23-17, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,572
Posted By thedave80

You doing 6 months or a year? if 6 months, the...

You doing 6 months or a year? if 6 months, the airline will take the bike box as one of your checked bags. Take something with wider tires as the roads on base are rough. Make sure you take a lock,...
12-26-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By thedave80

Nashbars are hook and bungee, with a stiff...

Nashbars are hook and bungee, with a stiff backing. No retention device other than the bungee, however this did not affect my trip at all. The bags stayed very secure and I never had an instance of...
12-26-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By thedave80

I picked up a set of the nashbar rears when they...

I picked up a set of the nashbar rears when they were having a blowout sale on them and I really like them. Good internal volume, a top pouch on the cover, and a rear pouch with hooks for taillights....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-16, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 690,083
Posted By thedave80

2016 Lynskey Cooper ...

2016 Lynskey Cooper

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Forum: Touring
10-10-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,118
Posted By thedave80

Chris I've been following your postings on...

Chris
I've been following your postings on crazy for some time, if you put a book together about that trip i'd buy it.
09-23-16, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By thedave80

Nealcolins I was leaning towards cross bike so...

Nealcolins
I was leaning towards cross bike so unless I get some real compelling information why not to I think thats going to be the game plan. Thanks

Dave
09-22-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By thedave80

Christchurch in October

Hey all
I'll be spending 3 weeks or so in Christchurch next month and I was hoping to get some information on riding in and around the city. I have the option of bringing either a folding bike or a...
08-23-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By thedave80

This is interesting, I was unaware I had two...

This is interesting, I was unaware I had two accounts on here. I wonder how that happened. Anyways, if anyone is interested, this is the account to reply to.
07-10-16, 08:23 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-16, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By thedave80

I like using a stem mount as it can give a frame...

I like using a stem mount as it can give a frame of reference for the video. I try to set it up so that something other than just the scenery is in view. I've also been playing with time lapse a lot...
04-25-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By thedave80

I've never rode the trail that early in the...

I've never rode the trail that early in the morning but I've done it just about every other time including late afternoon and have been fine. Got on the side roads North of Auburn and almost got in...
04-04-16, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,086
Posted By thedave80

Great ride, I can't believe the amount of people...

Great ride, I can't believe the amount of people who showed up. The gaggle at the beginning was crazy but things smoothed out pretty quickly.
There's a plethora of videos posted up already, but why...
03-29-16, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,270
Posted By thedave80

Nuun

Nuun
03-20-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,086
Posted By thedave80

How many times do you get the chance to ride on...

How many times do you get the chance to ride on the freeway? I'm in any maybe my wife, weather depending
03-13-16, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,572
Posted By thedave80

Hey, i've been there a bunch, done the bikes they...

Hey, i've been there a bunch, done the bikes they have there, taken a road bike, and last time took a mountain bike. I'll send you a pm shortly, but it's very doable, especially if you're there for a...
02-04-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By thedave80

I'm signed up for it. It's a nice ride and I like...

I'm signed up for it. It's a nice ride and I like the scenery. Plus the ferry back and forth is a nice bonus.
10-11-15, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By thedave80

I had a similar issue with an older xt front...

I had a similar issue with an older xt front derailleur on my mid 90's Iguana, it would rub on the chain and would shift poorly into the small ring. Recent the derailleur died and I replaced it with...
08-24-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,464
Posted By thedave80

the most memorable for me was about 16-17 years...

the most memorable for me was about 16-17 years ago, in my old mustang. Middle of the night i'm stopped at a traffic light, with nobody at all around me and for some reason when it turns green I...
08-09-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By thedave80

Doc V I owe you a beer. I've been stuck on...

Doc V
I owe you a beer. I've been stuck on having to have the saddle all the way back, it didn't even occur to me to try moving the saddle forward. Leveled it off, moved the saddle forward an inch,...
08-06-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By thedave80

Knee pain gets worse when I lower the saddle,...

Knee pain gets worse when I lower the saddle, strangely enough they feel best when my legs almost feel overextended. Front and outside of knee pain, i've been doing stretching exercises as well to...
08-06-15, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By thedave80

could use some fine tuning advice

I've been tinkering with this bike for a while and while I think i'm close there's a couple things that are throwing me off that I could use some advice on.

Bike is a 1995 Giant Iguana that I am...
07-22-15, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By thedave80

sauerwald I live in Federal Way. I'm out of...

sauerwald
I live in Federal Way. I'm out of town at the moment but feel free to PM me with questions. There's a few different ways to get to Federal Way from Tacoma. 509 has the widest shoulders but...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-15, 10:47 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,411
Posted By thedave80

I-like-to-bike, not that far off from you. It's...

I-like-to-bike, not that far off from you. It's not quite that hot yet but the scenery is about the same. Only about 115 or so that day.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-15, 10:57 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,411
Posted By thedave80

I brought my bike with me to the desert and...

I brought my bike with me to the desert and riding is an interesting experience. We're getting highs in the 115+ range with around 25-75% humidity depending on the time of day. 4-10 miles per day.
...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-15, 04:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,903
Posted By thedave80

I have to comment on this. Where i'm at right now...

I have to comment on this. Where i'm at right now (not Wa) i'm commuting 5-8 miles per day. Thats not a big distance, but morning temps are about 95, evening temps around the same, and it's peaked at...
03-17-14, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 955
Posted By thedave80

puget sound ride 22 March

I'm doing a ride this weekend, federal way to tacoma, across the narrows bridge to bremerton, ferry to seattle and back to federal way. It's informal, just working to build up miles for the upcoming...
02-23-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By thedave80

Nice! I managed to successfully not walk any...

Nice! I managed to successfully not walk any hills, which I was pretty happy with
02-23-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By thedave80

chilly hilly 2014

Anybody lose a water bottle on the ride today? I found a rather nice one and if you can identify what kind and where you lost it at I can get it back to you :thumb:

edit: the title is wrong, I...
01-19-14, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,590
Posted By thedave80

signed up and got a room reserved in centralia :)

signed up and got a room reserved in centralia :)
08-03-13, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,371
Posted By thedave80

you may want to look at the Selle SMP Avant. I...

you may want to look at the Selle SMP Avant. I rode 80 miles yesterday and my posterior was one of the few parts of my body that didn't hurt
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,839
Posted By thedave80

giant defy vs raleigh revenio

So i've been doing a lot of research and I think I have my search for a new bike narrowed down to two choices, either a Giant Defy 1 or a Raleigh Revenio 3.0. They both look to fit the kind of riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-13, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,304
Posted By thedave80

I want to thank you guys for your help, it is...

I want to thank you guys for your help, it is appreciated. I think that I could fiddle with this a lot more and make it work fairly well but that would not be in my best interests. So i'm gonna sell...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,304
Posted By thedave80

I have made adjustments, I got a different stem...

I have made adjustments, I got a different stem and have fiddled with saddle position and height. I have also tried a different set of bars but unfortunately that didn't work at all. The most...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-13, 02:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,304
Posted By thedave80

okay I fail at uploads today for some reason but...

okay I fail at uploads today for some reason but here's a link to a thread i ut up earlier getting help with my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-13, 02:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,304
Posted By thedave80

can you make a road bike more relaxed?

I hope i'm not opening myself for some trouble here but i'm at a crossroads an could use some advice. I am pretty far away from any bike shops so here goes.

I have a 1995 wheeler titanium road...
03-28-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,607
Posted By thedave80

I'm doing my time in Qatar and those Salcanos are...

I'm doing my time in Qatar and those Salcanos are everywhere. If where you are is anything like here my advice would be not to worry about it, ride it until it dies, then grab another wheel off one...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 101,183
Posted By thedave80

I can contribute to this a little bit, a friend...

I can contribute to this a little bit, a friend took a picture of me during a triathlon on base. The scenery isn't as nice as yours though marn.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,218
Posted By thedave80

Campaq, I will definately do so. It takes a while...

Campaq, I will definately do so. It takes a while for stuff to get out here so it won't be for 2-3 weeks but I will definately check back after I get the new setup going.
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