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06-15-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,096
Posted By mikesdoublecab

This is my second year doing this event. Exceeded...

This is my second year doing this event. Exceeded my fundraising goal, and working on my mileage goal now.
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06-09-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,594
Posted By mikesdoublecab

I have offroaded the Old Mojave Road and crossing...

I have offroaded the Old Mojave Road and crossing Soda Lake was always a part of our route. It would be a cool area to bike and if you can make it to Travelers Monument, take a picture of your bike...
03-31-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 222,892
Posted By mikesdoublecab

I so want a carbon Sirrus now. I listed my 2012...

I so want a carbon Sirrus now. I listed my 2012 for sale early this month in my local neighborhood Facebook group, but after 3 weeks of staring at it in the garage, I changed my mind and put it back...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26,517
Views: 16,284,824
Posted By mikesdoublecab

So my local shop is a consignment retailer also...

So my local shop is a consignment retailer also selling new Jamis and Salsa bikes. For Christmas I picked up a used 2010 Wilier Izoard Ultegra and it's been great.

The n+1 bug hit me hard this...
02-20-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

hmmmm... what's the weight on yours? i need an...

hmmmm... what's the weight on yours? i need an XS or 49cm. my wife will kill me if i bring home another bike. hahaha
02-20-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

i am so jealous... i have a 2012 basic Sirrus and...

i am so jealous... i have a 2012 basic Sirrus and have always wanted a carbon model...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,313
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Here ya go. A shot I got when I first got it. ...

Here ya go. A shot I got when I first got it. =)

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,313
Posted By mikesdoublecab

i didn't even think about it when i took it......

i didn't even think about it when i took it... hahaha...

maybe i subconsciously figured all Ultegra groupsets look alike, but, honestly I think i was too lazy to turn it around as my garage is off...
02-04-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 222,892
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Last year I picked up a 2012 from Facebook...

Last year I picked up a 2012 from Facebook Marketplace and it's been a great cruiser for me when I ride with my kids. On my roadie I kept riding the brakes but the Sirrus has been cool. This past...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,313
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Picked up my first Wilier for Christmas 2018. ...

Picked up my first Wilier for Christmas 2018. Found this one at a local consignment bike shop and couldn't pass on the deal. I was able to trade in my previous Diamondback roadie plus cash for this...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26,517
Views: 16,284,824
Posted By mikesdoublecab

wooooooooot!!!! =)

wooooooooot!!!!

=)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-18, 10:20 PM
Replies: 26,517
Views: 16,284,824
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Just picked up a 2010 Wilier Triestina Izoard...

Just picked up a 2010 Wilier Triestina Izoard with Ultegra group set from a local mom and pop bike shop.

Took it out for the first time today.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 26,517
Views: 16,284,824
Posted By mikesdoublecab

ditto on the mirror. i ride in Pasadena, CA and i...

ditto on the mirror. i ride in Pasadena, CA and i can't ride on the roads out here without the mirror.
08-12-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Thanks!!! When I saw this bike pop up on Facebook...

Thanks!!! When I saw this bike pop up on Facebook Marketplace in my size (shortie), I had to jump on it...

Every Sirrus I had seen up to now were either black, red, or silver...

I just wish it...
08-12-18, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

i was the dumb one this time actually... i...

i was the dumb one this time actually... i couldn't figure out why everyone, even the roadies in full gear were going so slow until after i got home and went through my camera footage... i was...
08-12-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Took my 2012 Specialized Sirrus out for a 24 mile...

Took my 2012 Specialized Sirrus out for a 24 mile cruise along the coast earlier this week.
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06-13-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

oh yah... hahaha

oh yah... hahaha
06-13-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Thanks! Yep, it's been getting some use, mostly...

Thanks! Yep, it's been getting some use, mostly on the bike trainer and on short rides with my kids. My daily exercise rides are on my road bike. =)
06-13-18, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Picked up a 2012 Sirrus via Facebook Marketplace...

Picked up a 2012 Sirrus via Facebook Marketplace a few weeks ago. In great condition and appears to have been stored indoors. Didn't take much clean up to get it ride ready.
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04-19-18, 12:14 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 128,610
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Got my first road bike in January so i went entry...

Got my first road bike in January so i went entry level. I ride 11 to 15 miles a day, 3 to 5 days a week and on the trainer in my garage on the other days.

Diamondback Century with Sora...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26,517
Views: 16,284,824
Posted By mikesdoublecab

thank you... i figured the saddle was junk......

thank you... i figured the saddle was junk... it's pretty hard and even with the cycling shorts, it hurts... my mountain bike is certainly more comfortable but the roadie moves a lot smoother and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,446
Posted By mikesdoublecab

I'm bored. Wife won't let me ride. I do have a...

I'm bored. Wife won't let me ride. I do have a stationary bike in the back patio but we live on a canyon dropoff so it's windy and raining up here. May bundle up and get some pedal time for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26,517
Views: 16,284,824
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Hi all. First time rider, so be gentle. I...

Hi all.

First time rider, so be gentle. I grew up on BMX, beach cruisers, and mountain bikes, but now approaching middle age and recovering from kidney transplant, I wanted to give it a try. I...
12-03-17, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

I hope mine will ride with me when they are...

I hope mine will ride with me when they are older... my 14 year old luckily still likes riding with me...
12-01-17, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

yah it does look small but i am only 5'4' with a...

yah it does look small but i am only 5'4' with a short inseam so this frame works for me... i tried a 53cm at the LBS but i couldn't clear it so they advised me to look for bikes 50 and under...
12-01-17, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

hahaha.... i may leave the dirt to my mountain...

hahaha.... i may leave the dirt to my mountain bike... this may become my new cruiser when i ride with my 8 year old... she likes to enjoy the view and take it slow...
12-01-17, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

hahaha... i need the kickstand... i was thinking...

hahaha... i need the kickstand... i was thinking of customizing it up, but i like the sterility of the white... gonna add some red accents here and there though...
12-01-17, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7,409
Views: 2,179,550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Hi all. So I was at the LBS looking at a...

Hi all.

So I was at the LBS looking at a Specialized Sirrus for my first hybrid. Couldn't swing the cash since my youngest kid needed a new bike and my oldest kid needed contact lenses. Later...
11-28-17, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 288,035
Posted By mikesdoublecab

all good... a deathmobile motif would be cool to...

all good... a deathmobile motif would be cool to build... or replace my front skull with a pair of naked boobs and go for a leisuresuit larry vibe... hahahaha
11-27-17, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 288,035
Posted By mikesdoublecab

yah i am a pretty conflicted person, so i guess...

yah i am a pretty conflicted person, so i guess it makes sense my bike wouldn't be too consistent all the way around... guess i never really thought it through when i put it together... just kept...
Forum: Introductions
11-26-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By mikesdoublecab

thanks!!!

thanks!!!
Forum: Introductions
11-26-17, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By mikesdoublecab

thanks!!!

thanks!!!
11-24-17, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 288,035
Posted By mikesdoublecab

i think at one point they were on ebay... i got...

i think at one point they were on ebay... i got mine from a local shop that is no longer in business... from what i can find, they are only available online in black...
11-22-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 288,035
Posted By mikesdoublecab

thank you... i wanted to match my hair......

thank you...

i wanted to match my hair... hahahah
11-22-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 288,035
Posted By mikesdoublecab

thank you!!! i actually just listed it for...

thank you!!!

i actually just listed it for sale in my local Facebook neighborhood group but the more i look at it, the less i want to sell... haha...
11-22-17, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 288,035
Posted By mikesdoublecab

hi all... my SixThreeZero with a couple add-ons...

hi all... my SixThreeZero with a couple add-ons...
Forum: Introductions
11-20-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By mikesdoublecab

thanks!!!

thanks!!!
Forum: Introductions
11-20-17, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By mikesdoublecab

yah, i showed the pic to the transplant docs and...

yah, i showed the pic to the transplant docs and they lectured me about playing it safe... hahahaha..

guess they don't want me splitting my incision open... that would be a messy wipeout on the...
Forum: Introductions
11-16-17, 12:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By mikesdoublecab

yes, it feels great to have my freedom back... ...

yes, it feels great to have my freedom back...

Thanks on the bikes. I lucked out on the mountain bike. Since I can't lift anything heavy, I scored when my buddy gifted me this bike. it's so...
Forum: Introductions
11-16-17, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Thank you! Yah I am hoping the pain and...

Thank you!

Yah I am hoping the pain and side effects subside. Docs say that since the anti rejection meds are for life, I may be stuck with things for a while. I am getting used to the...
Forum: Introductions
11-15-17, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Not New, Just M.I.A. - Glendale, CA

I joined this site back in 2011, but have been gone for the past 6 years due to kidney failure.

I got my kidney transplant 3 months ago, and docs have cleared me for physical activity in...
08-15-11, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 394,025
Posted By mikesdoublecab

haha... it's getting there... waiting on rear...

haha... it's getting there... waiting on rear rack...

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Forum: BMX
08-05-11, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

ya know, maybe it's been loctite'd in place... it...

ya know, maybe it's been loctite'd in place... it won't budge at all...
Forum: BMX
08-05-11, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Stuck Seat Post on Specialized Vegas

hey folks... I picked up a Vegas on craigslist and want to swap out the seat post and seat... i loosened the seat post clamp all the way, but the post won't budge...

i tried twisting it with a...
07-30-11, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 394,025
Posted By mikesdoublecab

my beach cruiser is up and rolling now... ...

my beach cruiser is up and rolling now...

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...
07-14-11, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 394,025
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Project 2 is underway... SixThreeZero In The...

Project 2 is underway...

SixThreeZero In The Barrel 3 speed cruiser.

Swapped out the seat for a Greenline seat and backrest...

waiting on vanilla fenders now...

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07-03-11, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 394,025
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Hi all. I have project one ready for pics...

Hi all.

I have project one ready for pics and started riding her around the neighborhood today.

I got this bike off Craigslist for $50 in great condition. Previous owner kept it stored in the...
Forum: Introductions
06-27-11, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Thanks folks! I had my doubts about this...

Thanks folks!

I had my doubts about this bike as I am 5'6" and 230 pounds but I can actually ride this.

I couldn't fit on the OCC chopper but this WCC fits my short stocky build.
Forum: Introductions
06-26-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By mikesdoublecab

Newbie from Glendale/Eagle Rock, CA

hi folks...

i live in glendale, but i have a studio in Eagle Rock that im at most of the day...

im new to bikes and ride mostly to keep up with my 7 year old daughter and her bike...

anywho,...
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