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Forum: Touring
12-04-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By delilo

Flat Pedal recs?

Looking for new flat / platform pedals
Any particular you really like or think I should consider?
I have run power grips before on some flat pedals, just looking at other options. thanks
Forum: Touring
08-12-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By delilo

Thank you, museums, burritos for sure!

Thank you, museums, burritos for sure!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By delilo

Bay area ferry not running on weekends??

Alternate routes for cyclists from Oakland to SF on the weekend?

Edit- I found what I need, trying to delete this thread.
Forum: Touring
08-11-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By delilo

San Francisco to So Cal - Pacific Coast route

Leaving soon for my first time on this stretch of the route, will be mostly camping --- looking for some ideas of must see spots along the way and some great food.
Suggestions? thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,696
Posted By delilo

Non velcro?? intrigued....[scanning the...

Non velcro?? intrigued....[scanning the interwebs]
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,696
Posted By delilo

Im thinking the material is low grade or...

Im thinking the material is low grade or something, the smelly ones are a year or so old, my old pair that are more than 10 years old, no issues
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,696
Posted By delilo

I wash them Even after just 20 miles, its awful

I wash them
Even after just 20 miles, its awful
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,696
Posted By delilo

Smelly gloves

Tired of my performance bike gloves I have, they are rancid, and my hands smell awful after using
Others I should try? thanks
Forum: Touring
06-29-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,872
Posted By delilo

Thanks for all the comments Especially food...

Thanks for all the comments
Especially food recommendations.
Forum: Touring
06-28-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,872
Posted By delilo

16 days planned for Portland to SF

16 days planned for Portland to SF
Forum: Touring
06-28-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,872
Posted By delilo

A week for the OR section

A week for the OR section
Forum: Touring
06-28-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,872
Posted By delilo

Lived and commuted in Seattle for a number of...

Lived and commuted in Seattle for a number of years, so know the weather for the most part, hoping to leave the fenders off, with it being Sept and for such a short trip, still undecided if I will...
Forum: Touring
06-28-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,872
Posted By delilo

Sept Oregon coast ride, fenders needed?

Fenders needed for a week long trip in Sept on the OR coast?
what say ye?
Forum: Commuting
10-20-18, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By delilo

I used a steel cross bike, a Jamis, for several...

I used a steel cross bike, a Jamis, for several years
Ran 28 wide tires on wide full fenders, and it had mounts for a rear rack bag, preferred that over a backpack
Never a problem with the bike
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-18, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By delilo

New truck owner, seeking bed rack ideas

Suggestions for bed rack?
Pics encouraged
Thank you
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By delilo

10 years old; Mavic Aksium Race

10 years old; Mavic Aksium Race
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By delilo

"I'd suggest stating budget, your weight, your...

"I'd suggest stating budget, your weight, your intended riding scenarios."

$400
200 lbs
weekend recreational rides

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-17, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By delilo

Pulled the wheel, didn't see much, talked to few...

Pulled the wheel, didn't see much, talked to few people, likely a freehub body issue.
Sorry for the delay, busy with so many other things.

Another question, if I ditch these wheels, what are some...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-17, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By delilo

Mavic wheel

Mavic wheel
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By delilo

Any ideas? Thanks

Any ideas? Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-17, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By delilo

Hub noise and burning smell

Experiencing a grinding noise in the hub.
Happens at speed primarily and when not pedaling.
Started to smell some burning even.
Bearings going out?
Any ideas?
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-16, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By delilo

Ha That's a winner, but not quite what I had in...

Ha
That's a winner, but not quite what I had in mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-16, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By delilo

Rack suggestions, want flexibility to haul canoe as well

Any rack suggestions for a 2011 Honda Odyssey?
Would like flexibility to haul canoe as well.
Looking at a few systems and wonder what folks have used successfully.
Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,393
Posted By delilo

Try the original cycling jacket Worked great...

Try the original cycling jacket
Worked great for me, super light, thin, snug

Original Cycling Jacket | O2 Rainwear (http://o2rainwear.com/2011/03/original-cycling-jacket/)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By delilo

I could never find a good cycling specific glove....

I could never find a good cycling specific glove. But I enjoyed these below and they worked great in moderate temps, they are not waterproof, but wind resistant and water resistant.
They don't...
05-18-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,740
Posted By delilo

Coroplast works well, unless you are too...

Coroplast works well, unless you are too concerned about the look...

Fend For Yourself (http://www.carsstink.org/peterson/FendForYourself.html)
best part is the price
Forum: Commuting
04-18-15, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,354
Posted By delilo

Cycling cap and an occasional wipe with the back...

Cycling cap and an occasional wipe with the back side of my gloves works
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-14, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By delilo

These steriods are actually working....

my gut is feeling much better
Forum: Commuting
09-29-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,375
Posted By delilo

Platform with powergrips

Platform
with powergrips
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-14, 04:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,998
Posted By delilo

Don't need to be stiff, only with a small pedal ...

Don't need to be stiff, only with a small pedal
sandals and platforms are great for commuting
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-14, 01:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,998
Posted By delilo

yes standard keens with powergrip straps on my...

yes
standard keens with powergrip straps on my commuter
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-14, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,179
Posted By delilo

Don't be shy. Walk in and say "I am willing to...

Don't be shy. Walk in and say "I am willing to pay $600 for that bike". What do you have to lose?
Forum: Commuting
10-08-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By delilo

What alan s said.... the more shoulder at...

What alan s said....
the more shoulder at those vehicle speeds the better imho
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-13, 04:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,954
Posted By delilo

Sweat in eyes - what's your ideal solution

Aside from a thick sweatband, what have you found that keeps sweat out of eyes?
I usually wear a cap, but it's not cutting it.
Thanks.
Forum: Commuting
04-12-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By delilo

Looks like it will be near Peachtree and Ellis. ...

Looks like it will be near Peachtree and Ellis.
Looking for a good school district for the kiddos as well. I hope to be able to ride in several days a week.
Forum: Commuting
04-01-13, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By delilo

Any Atlanta area commuters out there?

Looking at relocating to the area and wanted to see if there are any suburbs north of Atlanta where commuting to downtown is doable.

I had some friends in Roswell, but I am looking at no further...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,657
Posted By delilo

Dont wear them as underwear. Use underwear for...

Dont wear them as underwear. Use underwear for that.
03-04-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By delilo

Tandem suggestions - looking for a something for longer rides with young kids

Getting the itch to pick up a tandem.
I am interested in going on longer rides with the young 'uns.
Any suggestions?
Ideally something that will be a little more upright, and maybe pannier...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-12, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,708
Posted By delilo

(I'm assuming the Bellevue in your location is...

(I'm assuming the Bellevue in your location is Washington; and if it is, whereabouts d'ya live?)

Sadly, I just moved to San Antonio TX after 7 years in Bellevue. Lived just off Richards Rd....
Forum: Commuting
12-10-12, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,708
Posted By delilo

A23 wheels and 700x32 tire pressure?

Just got a new wheelset, the Velocity A23.
I was running a skinnier rim - Mavic open pro with 700x32 tires.
These would easily pump to recommended 95 psi.
With these new rims, 80 psi seems too...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-12, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,393
Posted By delilo

Gonna be tough to find something with drops and...

Gonna be tough to find something with drops and 20"
Redline has one, looks discontinued now. Conquest 20
My son did ride one as a tester with drop bars a couple years back....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 12:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,097
Posted By delilo

Toe clips are awful. For a road bike, clipless...

Toe clips are awful. For a road bike, clipless is your best bet. I run clipless on my road bike, and powergrips on my cross commuter. But I don't really think the pedals matter that much...
Forum: Commuting
12-02-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,043
Posted By delilo

This...

This...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 753
Posted By delilo

yes, try it

yes, try it
10-28-11, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By delilo

My new Paddy Wagon, a question on assembly

Here's my new and first SS.
It's also the first new bike I've ordered online and put it together myself. I don't have a torque wrench or any fancy tools. Is there anything I need to be careful of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-11, 10:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,358
Posted By delilo

what FULL fenders do you prefer?

Looking for opinions on full fenders for my road bike.
Which do you like, don't like?
I have some planet bike ones on my cross bike commuter, they are ok, but looking for other ideas, I have read...
09-29-11, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By delilo

paddy wagon - just purchased on bonktown

Just picked up my first SS bike, been looking for another commuter. Bike no. 4, at my limit.
Paddy wagon owners, any likes or dislikes?
Bonktown price was 369, was looking at a comparable ss on...
08-22-11, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By delilo

Try going further east to lake washington blvd,...

Try going further east to lake washington blvd, then take that all the way up to ne 8th.
Forum: Commuting
08-14-11, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 625
Posted By delilo

I cleaned out a plastic peanut butter jar and...

I cleaned out a plastic peanut butter jar and carry it in one of my water bottle mounts. It holds tube, patch kit, levers.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-11, 07:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,025
Posted By delilo

Powergrips on my commuter.

Powergrips on my commuter.
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