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08-24-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By zjrog

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I have posted in this thread all month. But 63+ miles...
08-24-19, 01:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

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Took a BIG step out of my comfort zone, took the 29er out in the dirt....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,898
Posted By zjrog

I kind of did both... Minus the Trek part. And I...

I kind of did both... Minus the Trek part. And I guess 1986 may not be "super vintage". Although, a few months ago, I picked up a 92 Trek 1400 with upgrading to GCN "super bike" was the thought. That...
08-20-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,466
Posted By zjrog

You mention lightning striking twice... I bought...

You mention lightning striking twice... I bought a rocket a few months ago. 92 Trek 1400, 105 group......
08-19-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,779
Posted By zjrog

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My old Friend is still a lot of fun to ride. Just cruising, or rolling...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By zjrog

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I may have to take this to my mechanic for final tweaking. It is...
08-19-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 19,369
Posted By zjrog

Brother, I'm digging that Cannondale! And also...

Brother, I'm digging that Cannondale! And also that Trek build. I think you will like that weight as much as I like my 2006 Cannondale CAAD8 R1000 that I'm riding more now......
08-19-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

As I weigh myself only once a week. Every Sunday...

As I weigh myself only once a week. Every Sunday first thing. Ritualistic I reckon...

After last week's 6 pound drop, I would have been ok with gaining a pound or two. But no. 248 even, dropped...
08-19-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

Yes sir, work in the way... Last week was 13 hour...

Yes sir, work in the way... Last week was 13 hour days, coupled with my 2 hour round trip commute made for long days... Congrats on the weight!
08-19-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,766
Posted By zjrog

I wear shorts year round, yes, even here in Utah!...

I wear shorts year round, yes, even here in Utah! I wear shorts at work more often than not, but after mid November till Mid March I do wear long pants at work. But at home I even shovel snow in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26,528
Views: 16,299,869
Posted By zjrog

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1986 KHS Fiero. I've had for 30 years. Fully updated 4 years ago except...
08-11-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

I wasn't sure I was going to weigh today, or even...

I wasn't sure I was going to weigh today, or even this week. After hitting 255 two weeks ago, I battled some Diverticulitits. I lost 5.5 pounds, but that was mostly water. So I ended last week down...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By zjrog

Another shakedown ride. Less than 2 miles. I will...

Another shakedown ride. Less than 2 miles. I will change the chain for certain. Love the light feel. Just having a tough time choosing bar tape!
08-08-19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By zjrog

I recently found out the hospital I use and...

I recently found out the hospital I use and prefer, and associated clinics, offer a Bike Fit as part of a PT program. I have asked my doc for a referral. Now I'm left with the question of, which...
08-05-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

The Cobb seat was a gift from a friend, the seat...

The Cobb seat was a gift from a friend, the seat has some interesting history, well, to me, probably not to others. As to prostate friendly, I cannot speak to that. I know what little I've sat on it,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10,234
Views: 2,680,561
Posted By zjrog

Nice! I haven't been looking for complete bikes,...

Nice! I haven't been looking for complete bikes, so I missed this!
08-01-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,465
Posted By zjrog

My summer misery continues. Caught a stomach bug...

My summer misery continues. Caught a stomach bug that has kept me off the bike all week. Lost over 5 pounds, and barely staying hydrated. But hey. My best months miles outside so far...
07-31-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,934
Posted By zjrog

My elementary school had a frequent hamburger...

My elementary school had a frequent hamburger gravy over mashed potatoes. My Dad was Army between Korea and Vietnam. And would never entertain SOS or the hamburger gravy... And he made AWESOME...
07-28-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

Rather than edit my previous post... I got...

Rather than edit my previous post...

I got out the 2006 CAAD8 I've been fussing with the FD adjustments on... This bike is my reward for getting to 240. Or, was the original plan......
07-28-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

OK, my friends. I am FINALLY clear of the last...

OK, my friends. I am FINALLY clear of the last itchy of the Shingles. But, like Chicken Pox, I think I'm going to be scarred for at least awhile...

Alright. Last week I was again, 257. But that...
07-28-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,465
Posted By zjrog

Shingles rash is gone, but I have some scarring....

Shingles rash is gone, but I have some scarring. Oh well

July 4 1.5 miles, Had to go watch the local parade!
July 4 16 miles, out with my daughter and her hubby, and cut the ride short due to bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By zjrog

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Nearly ready to ride, it has already had a 2 mile shake down. Just some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10,234
Views: 2,680,561
Posted By zjrog

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I'm nearly done with this build.

Yes, I posted it above some time ago....
07-26-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By zjrog

If I get to the frustration level I need to...

If I get to the frustration level I need to replace it, I'll look into a Yaw... And I did add the inline to the FD cable...



I'm a bit frustrated with the Double Tap learning curve, and I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,412
Posted By zjrog

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2006 CAAD8. Was originally sold as a built R1000, but donated it's...
07-26-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By zjrog

I'm not happy with this chain on the SRAM...

I'm not happy with this chain on the SRAM crankset. Too noisy. Ordered a SRAM 1031 chain.

Back to trying to adjust the FD. I'm not far from getting a Shimano 105 or better FD...
07-26-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 19,369
Posted By zjrog

Congrats! A good ride and not being the reason to...

Congrats! A good ride and not being the reason to stop is good. Hoping to catch a slow non-stop tomorrow.

Working on your own bike is rewarding, and frustrating. But also you know how to fix it...
07-25-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,508
Posted By zjrog

I was getting back in shape after knee...

I was getting back in shape after knee replacement 8 years ago, riding a 98 CAD2 Cannondale R200. I was about 300-310 at the time. I personally won't roll anything narrower than 700x25s, but thats...
07-25-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,437
Posted By zjrog

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I've considered such a build on this nearly original 90 Trek 7000. But...
07-16-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,043
Posted By zjrog

And a couple others, Wheels Manufacturing comes...

And a couple others, Wheels Manufacturing comes to mind. I ordered replacement RD hangers for my 1008 C'Dale R200, 2006 CAAD8 and 2010 Performance Access XCL9r. Just to have on hand. So, older than 7...
07-15-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

Shingrix. Been out for about 2 years. My do says...

Shingrix. Been out for about 2 years. My do says the older vaccine is only 50-70% effective, the new one is better than 90% and better still for those over 80 years of age... She has me scheduled for...
07-15-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

As I am in my 5th week of Shingles (get the new...

As I am in my 5th week of Shingles (get the new vaccine if you are over 50, even if you had the old one!!!), I am left with just 3 places that itch like the dickens... But so MUCH better.

In the...
07-15-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,934
Posted By zjrog

I too regret not buying a pair or two... ...

I too regret not buying a pair or two...

mynewnchome, what year and model is that Cannondale? I'm building up a 2006 CAAD 8 that was originally an R1000. As I am losing weight, I am building this...
07-15-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

Sometimes it's the little things that keep me...

Sometimes it's the little things that keep me from being more frustrated. I know I'm in much better health, and shape than a year ago. But had a BP of 93/58 @65 heart rate recently. Almost scared me...
07-14-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By zjrog

SRAM Rival FD adjustment driving me NUTS!!!!!!

Building up the 2006 Cannondale CAAD8 frame I picked up. SRAM Red crankset, SRAM Force 2x10 brifters. While a bit older, still in great shape. Decided to pair them with Rival FD and RD... The Rival...
07-14-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

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Rough day... Dawg helping me with bike stuff. She would be more helpful if...
07-09-19, 12:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,096
Posted By zjrog

I appreciate the callout! I suggest a helmet all...

I appreciate the callout! I suggest a helmet all the time personally. I agree wider tires do soak up road vibrations. My aluminum frame Trek and Cannondale do seem quite stiff and do transmit...
07-08-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,553
Posted By zjrog

August 22, 2011. And I have no memory. Helmet...

August 22, 2011. And I have no memory. Helmet destroyed, but saved my skull for the most part, unconcious for 5 minutes. Burst fractire of my T9 vertebra and damaged T7, 8 and 10. Broken ribs,...
07-08-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,496
Posted By zjrog

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Skinny tubes, are cool. Here is my 1986 KHS Tange 900 tubeset. Upgraded...
07-08-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By zjrog

I had a similar issue back in 1991, yes, I'm...

I had a similar issue back in 1991, yes, I'm old... I was 200+ miles per week, and then my appendix and I had a divorce. And I never really had the fire I'd had before. 100 a week became a struggle....
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Views: 5,234
Posted By zjrog

Thank you. It is my first real "adult" bicycle,...

Thank you. It is my first real "adult" bicycle, bought it 30 years ago as a bare frame, I used a 1985 or 86 Nishiki Prestige fork, alse Tange stickered... It has a lot of chips in the paint, and the...
Replies: 21
Views: 5,234
Posted By zjrog

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1986 KHS Fiero is my bike. Not many 80s KHS road bikes around here...
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07-05-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,096
Posted By zjrog

I had more tire and wheel issues at 220 pounds as...

I had more tire and wheel issues at 220 pounds as opposed to 300+. But I also rode ALOT more then than now. Being under 260 again, I've a set of wheels with 28s and 25s. And I admit I like the 25s...
07-05-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 19,369
Posted By zjrog

Cool beans Brother!!

Cool beans Brother!!
07-05-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,465
Posted By zjrog

Still have leftover Shingles rash, itchy as all...

Still have leftover Shingles rash, itchy as all get out. But the rest is fading fast.

July 4 1.5 miles, Had to go watch the local parade!
July 4 16 miles, out with my daughter and her hubby, and...
07-05-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

That's quite kind of you! And yes, the shingles...

That's quite kind of you! And yes, the shingles are getting better. Still see some of the remains of the rash, might scar like bad chicken pox. And I have some itching that is just nuts! But...
07-04-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,779
Posted By zjrog

Twining. I might have to look into that. Cool!!!

Twining. I might have to look into that. Cool!!!
07-04-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,779
Posted By zjrog

Thank You!!! I had a bunch of things creeping up...

Thank You!!! I had a bunch of things creeping up on me healthwise, and I had some physical limitations to exercise. I chose Gastric Sleeve weight loss surgery as a tool to resolve some of the issues...
07-04-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

I was stationed in Albuquerque in the early...

I was stationed in Albuquerque in the early 80s... Rode my motorcycle through the Clovis area and south of there a lot... Flat would be great for me right now! And of course, the wind always seems to...
07-04-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,219
Posted By zjrog

Fear sucks ass. My fear of falling is well...

Fear sucks ass. My fear of falling is well wrapped around my bicycle crash nearly 8 years ago. Broke my back and then some... So falling over really bugs me...

I do need to get to Wichita Falls...
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