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09-09-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By shrimp123

how is your vocal timbre? side note : there...

how is your vocal timbre?

side note : there is a whistle you can add to the spokes that make a loud noise at high speeds. I found it interesting on first run... but then, i saw all my buddies...
09-03-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By shrimp123

based on weather, plan extra water (heat) or wind...

based on weather, plan extra water (heat) or wind cheater (wind/cold)
09-02-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By shrimp123

thanks. might get to it next week - fingers...

thanks. might get to it next week - fingers crossed
08-28-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By shrimp123

can some verify if the roads are open? more...

can some verify if the roads are open? more specifically head out from Woodside on Kings Mountain and come back on the bike hut classic.
concerned due to fires in that general area and coming from...
08-25-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 924
Posted By shrimp123

hell NO. now, ship them to me.

hell NO.
now, ship them to me.
08-15-20, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By shrimp123

umm.. head chamois. and always go to shower...

umm.. head chamois.

and always go to shower with your helmet..... esp if you are over 6'5"
08-03-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 803
Posted By shrimp123

it happened once to me.... just after i had...

it happened once to me.... just after i had recovered from a clavicle fracture, scared me to hell.
bike has always been the same on 100's of rides down that hill. That day (i think) was high...
07-15-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,216
Posted By shrimp123

prevents muffin top, elastic itch and Sauron's eye

prevents muffin top, elastic itch and Sauron's eye
06-30-20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By shrimp123

where in SF bay area?

where in SF bay area?
06-28-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,513
Posted By shrimp123

as long as you wear a mask.......

as long as you wear a mask.......
06-22-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,065
Posted By shrimp123

NOTHING, till i use up 2 (of 3) favors from...

NOTHING, till i use up 2 (of 3) favors from spouse per month.
then, 1 CO2 cartridge AND a mini pump. the cartridge is the back-up.... no really, it is for the rare case when my hands just dont care...
06-16-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By shrimp123

fellow riders' coffee :grin:

fellow riders' coffee :grin:
06-07-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By shrimp123

(not a doctor. so please dont take me seriously) ...

(not a doctor. so please dont take me seriously)

- heart rate ok?
- watery eyes?
- sweat in eyes?
- do you hold/compress your breath when u go uphill?
- prescription glasses?
- can you swap...
05-29-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,448
Posted By shrimp123

there are two songs from Beatles that i sing to...

there are two songs from Beatles that i sing to myself when i get angry on my bike
- if you have got trouble
then i take a deep breath and
- let it be
If i happen to pass by at the next...
05-26-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By shrimp123

livermore cyclery (in dublin and livermore) <---...

livermore cyclery (in dublin and livermore) <--- best by far. selection, cost, quality and people.
dublin cyclery (i think giant dealer and some used mech)
Ca peddlar (in Danville. John may have...
05-09-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,570
Posted By shrimp123

love (n) : a great interest and pleasure in...

love (n) : a great interest and pleasure in something.
YES
love (n) : an intense feeling of deep affection.
YES
love (v) : feel a deep romantic attachment.
does it count if the activity felt...
04-18-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By shrimp123

minor correction : MIN of the max recommended...

minor correction : MIN of the max recommended pressure of the rim and tire.
(probably fine since it is a wide tire whose max psi will be less than rim, but just in case)
04-12-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By shrimp123

front derailleur clamp

my bike needs a clamp for front derailleur and am looking for suggestions...
quality, ability to use chain catcher, red, light

in that order would be nice!

Thanks in advance
04-03-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,377
Posted By shrimp123

Thanks all for the support and wanted to update...

Thanks all for the support and wanted to update the thread.

All healed up and went for a ride. It felt GOOOOOOD..... not the shoulder, the riding felt good. The shoulder is a bit sore, but. man,...
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By shrimp123

Primavera centuryRegistration is closed.A...

Primavera centuryRegistration is closed.A decision on cancellation or postponement will be sent to registered riders and posted on the website at the end of March.
01-09-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,377
Posted By shrimp123

just came back from doc re-visit : No...

just came back from doc re-visit :
No surgery needed (YEAH)
its healing in-place and has not moved
about 5 weeks to heal up, then physio
may be another 1.5months to first ride
...
01-09-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,377
Posted By shrimp123

the road is very good. no potholes :( both...

the road is very good. no potholes :(

both spokes and RD are in good shape. hence my doubts.


no pedaling and it was downhill. clipped with spd (but, very lose tension, came right off)

...
01-04-20, 02:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,377
Posted By shrimp123

amen to both parts. and Thanks - the...

amen to both parts. and Thanks


- the downgrade had just begun and its a familiar road.... but, yeah, cant remember if i had changed something that round. may be,
01-04-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,377
Posted By shrimp123

blush : yes. i was on the hoods. guilty....

blush : yes. i was on the hoods. guilty. noted.... needs a post-it for down hills


i know... i has ASSUMED that the wheel would rip before i launch.


i will tell her that next time i...
01-03-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,377
Posted By shrimp123

i understand.... but, what other details might...

i understand.... but, what other details might help? not sure.
more importantly, is what i think even possible? the spokes are not broken/bent, etc
01-03-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,377
Posted By shrimp123

Over the Handlebar.... guess!

I was riding last week, ~15mph, a downhill ~8% and slightly wet. suddenly I am thrown off the bike, bike falls limp to the left and i land abt 2ft in front right and break my shoulder. Now, the post...
10-02-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By shrimp123

is there a place with the inventory of the...

is there a place with the inventory of the restored classics?
08-02-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,550
Posted By shrimp123

here are the multi choice question based on your...

here are the multi choice question based on your thread.... pick wisely.

1. Do you want to ride
- dressed?
- undressed?

2. do you want to ride
- with air in your tire/tube?
- with no air in...
07-31-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By shrimp123

Ride the rim

anyone going from sf bay area to ride the rim in September? Would be nice to know people to ride or even drive with
Forum: For Sale
04-26-19, 12:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,254
Posted By shrimp123

cateye computer and accessories

i dont see a 2019..... but here it goes.

I have a bunch of cateye strada stuff - ok, not sure, if they are all functional, or if they are all strada. But, the pics show what i have. I have...
03-10-19, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By shrimp123

rzldzl Thanks for the Sierra Cascades pointer!...

rzldzl Thanks for the Sierra Cascades pointer! Mr. Rainier to Crater lake would be my dream ride. now, to check the weather on each of my trips.
fietsbob. love the map. will probably load it on...
03-06-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By shrimp123

i will remember the weather check. I will be...

i will remember the weather check. I will be visiting often over summer. So, finding the right time should be possible.
My concern is finding a good/friendly/memorable route
03-05-19, 01:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By shrimp123

Portland to Crater Lake bicycling

I might be visiting Portland in mid-April. I was wondering it would be possible to ride from Portland to Crater Lake and Klamath?
a multi-day ride, for sure... but, am looking for good routes and...
02-11-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,358
Posted By shrimp123

(my experience inserted, possibly no relevance to...

(my experience inserted, possibly no relevance to current situation)
on my road bike, i sit through pretty much everything. Thats comfort. Now, i tried riding gravel once and i was like bruised!...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,916
Posted By shrimp123

got it. sometimes, i see a tandem option. ...

got it. sometimes, i see a tandem option.
regd price : very fair.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,916
Posted By shrimp123

how does it work for tandems? thinking of the...

how does it work for tandems?
thinking of the 100k with my 11yr old
09-29-18, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By shrimp123

crankset length please

crankset length please
04-29-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By shrimp123

info abt the ride please

can you please give me (us) some info about the ride please?
where and when it starts.... and possibly a rough route

Thanks
S
02-25-18, 12:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,203
Posted By shrimp123

during the day, its pretty ok, lotsa light,...

during the day, its pretty ok, lotsa light, traffic and walkers. But after nightfall, that area is not lit and is a sought out spot for "activity". In fact, i have caught interesting fragrant smoke a...
02-25-18, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By shrimp123

yeah... i thought of that option... but decided...

yeah... i thought of that option... but decided to try out what came in the box! seems like it is more effort than just normal push-in and bleed. Lets see if i "use" the open and transport option.
...
02-20-18, 12:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,203
Posted By shrimp123

regd parking : if you are starting on...

regd parking :
if you are starting on Hamilton Rd, the intersection with Alum Rock rd is a dirt park lot. Note, however, that i would not call it entirely "safe". Its not dangerous, but, not...
02-19-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By shrimp123

another pic

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02-19-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By shrimp123

Shimano hydraulic hose "cover"

Hi

i installed the hydraulic brakes and was wondering where I can find spare "hose cover"s?

600294

it is the one in the video below around 1:15
https://vimeo.com/85855556

anyone know...
12-29-17, 10:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By shrimp123

bike shipping box in Pleasanton, CA

have a medium bike box available.
will keep it for a few days, if someone needs it.

S
12-25-17, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By shrimp123

here is my list of half day rides East Bay...

here is my list of half day rides

East Bay (staying at Walnut Creek/Danville)
Mt. Diablo
Morgan territory

East Bay (staying at Orinda, nice culture around there)
ride towards Berkeley...
12-23-17, 01:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,919
Posted By shrimp123

think about uvas reservoir loop (lookup on...

think about uvas reservoir loop (lookup on strava). It is abt 65miles and ~2500ft. pretty and fun ride. Bur be prepared for windy/chilly sections and electrolytes+snacks and backup tube.

and then...
11-29-17, 02:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By shrimp123

TRP hydro - is this what you mean?...

TRP hydro - is this what you mean? https://www.ambmag.com.au/news/tested-trp-hyrd-disc-brakes-429311
looks interesting.


any1 have experience with this and comments on reliability?
11-28-17, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By shrimp123

Di2 is a good option, but too rich for me,...

Di2 is a good option, but too rich for me, currently.


really dont like the looks on gevenalle.


for now, i have clipped the wire and crimped the ends - so that accidental shifts wont really...
11-28-17, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By shrimp123

thanks dedhed. looks close... but not as "slick"...

thanks dedhed. looks close... but not as "slick" as Banzai observed.
11-25-17, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By shrimp123

Cantilever bosses?

hi,


I moved from cantilever (or was it v-brake) brakes to disc. Now, i want to use one of the studs for cable holder and close the other. I have them on my mountain bike and was wondering what...
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