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Forum: Commuting
01-03-18, 12:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,972
Posted By High Fist Shin

Wow. That would probably kill me at my current...

Wow. That would probably kill me at my current fitness level. But, I like a challenge. I'd take you up on your offer if we were closer.

-Shin
11-30-17, 08:05 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 36,047
Posted By High Fist Shin

Two amazing Highland Single Malts: ...

Two amazing Highland Single Malts:

https://i.imgur.com/B1MLCHo.jpg?1

The Glencadam 21 is like liquid fruit cake. I think it's the perfect dram.

-Shin
Forum: Commuting
11-17-17, 08:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,506
Posted By High Fist Shin

For fitness and good health. And I love the...

For fitness and good health. And I love the outdoors.
I'm also lucky because I get to commute with a friend. Makes the ride much more enjoyable.

-Shin
09-20-17, 05:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,895
Posted By High Fist Shin

+100 I loved this movie. Even my non-cycling...

+100

I loved this movie. Even my non-cycling wife loved it. I don't think I'll ever look at frogs the same way again. :lol:

-Shin
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-17, 10:31 PM
Replies: 26,556
Views: 16,342,786
Posted By High Fist Shin

http://i.imgur.com/udtsYlV.jpg -Shin

http://i.imgur.com/udtsYlV.jpg

-Shin
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-16-17, 10:28 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 210,246
Posted By High Fist Shin

Thank you It's been fun to work on. Rides nice...

Thank you It's been fun to work on. Rides nice too. It's the perfect "around town" bike.

-Shin
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-16-17, 06:54 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 210,246
Posted By High Fist Shin

They are, indeed. Shiny. Before: ...

They are, indeed. Shiny.

Before:

https://i.imgur.com/UgG3LYQ.jpg?1

After:

https://i.imgur.com/udtsYlV.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-16-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 210,246
Posted By High Fist Shin

Hi folks. Back with some updates to the Nano. ...

Hi folks. Back with some updates to the Nano.

https://i.imgur.com/udtsYlV.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/zK9IAbt.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/SO9EWwX.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/f5zhzYM.jpg
09-02-17, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,563
Posted By High Fist Shin

Beautiful bike. Welcome back Jerry. Its been a...

Beautiful bike. Welcome back Jerry. Its been a long time.

-Shin
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By High Fist Shin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4ay12CSF48 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4ay12CSF48

Go to 3:40 and you will see how to set the toe of your pads. This should help.

-Shin
08-26-17, 06:08 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 36,047
Posted By High Fist Shin

This scotch is phenomenal. ...

This scotch is phenomenal.

http://i.imgur.com/WsuDyii.jpg

Sadly this 2007 edition of Longmorn 16 was replaced with a reimagined version in 2016. Now the 2016 edition is excellent, but the 2007...
08-23-17, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By High Fist Shin

Share Your "Barn Finds"

Last week a neighbor of mine invited my wife and I to explore his property. We were out walking our dogs and taking pictures of the countryside when we ran into him and his wife. We chatted for a...
08-23-17, 01:01 PM
08-22-17, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By High Fist Shin

Pics of the Cannondale? -Shin

Pics of the Cannondale?

-Shin
08-14-17, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,279
Posted By High Fist Shin

Use this instead: ...

Use this instead:

https://www.rivbike.com/products/clamp-on-cable-stops

-Shin
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-17, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,343
Posted By High Fist Shin

2018 has Ultegra R8000 groupset. 2017 has Ultegra...

2018 has Ultegra R8000 groupset. 2017 has Ultegra 6800 Groupset.

Shimano New ULTEGRA R8000 Road Components Deliver Industry?s Widest Range, Most Versatile Performance Road Group...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,838
Posted By High Fist Shin

Try the triple pads... ...

Try the triple pads...

http://i.imgur.com/DTIUlD6.jpg

Each color is a small, separate pad. One for normal conditions, one for wet and one for "extreme." Whatever that means.

I switched to...
08-10-17, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,829
Posted By High Fist Shin

I thought about it some more and perhaps these...

I thought about it some more and perhaps these will help too.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=O0YibMDWBAw

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UkZxPIZ1ngY

-Shin
08-10-17, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,829
Posted By High Fist Shin

Perhaps this will help. ...

Perhaps this will help.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kkL1vze6M4A

Calvin to the rescue. Love that guy.

-Shin
Forum: Commuting
08-10-17, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 118,518
Posted By High Fist Shin

I believe I saw that very same cow. Was it in a...

I believe I saw that very same cow. Was it in a pasture out on Samoa Blvd?

Sad. :(

-Shin
Forum: Commuting
08-09-17, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,972
Posted By High Fist Shin

I haven't weighed my items separately, but fully...

I haven't weighed my items separately, but fully loaded with trunk bag my Tri-Cross is tipping the scales at 35 lbs. I don't mind the weight because I ride for fitness and it just makes me stronger....
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-17, 11:03 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 210,246
Posted By High Fist Shin

I think the bike is capable of doing a century...

I think the bike is capable of doing a century out of the box (with proper rim strips installed). Century rides are all about comfort. The B17 is a good start. Perhaps higher pressure tires so you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-17, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,691
Posted By High Fist Shin

Mine were very difficult to mount the first time....

Mine were very difficult to mount the first time. And I didn't have a tire jack at the time. On a recent ride I got a flat in the rear wheel. Pulling the tire off to repair the flat wasn't too bad....
08-05-17, 10:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,003
Posted By High Fist Shin

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/clX6quCy5DI/hqdefault.jpg ...

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/clX6quCy5DI/hqdefault.jpg

-Shin
08-05-17, 10:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,003
Posted By High Fist Shin

Huh. I always wanted a bike with the turning...

Huh. I always wanted a bike with the turning radius of a small moon.

-Shin
08-03-17, 09:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,864
Posted By High Fist Shin

Yes, this is the most expensive of the Gravity...

Yes, this is the most expensive of the Gravity road bikes. I didn't look at the mountain bike offerings. And I agree, most of the Gravity offerings are on the lower end of the spectrum. Perhaps in...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-17, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15,260
Views: 11,007,651
Posted By High Fist Shin

Performed some upgrades to my commuter to improve...

Performed some upgrades to my commuter to improve safety and comfort.

http://i.imgur.com/W14mBvN.jpg

I re-cabled the entire bike. It needed it. The originals were ready. It shifts and brakes...
08-03-17, 09:05 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,864
Posted By High Fist Shin

I think they got themselves a house brand name:...

I think they got themselves a house brand name: Gravity.

I have to admit, I like it a lot.

Save up to 60% off new Shimano 105 Road Bikes - Gravity COMP22 | Save up to 60% off new road bikes...
08-03-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 36,047
Posted By High Fist Shin

And these. Some of the finest beers on earth...

And these. Some of the finest beers on earth (Well. I think they are the best and fortunately, many agree with me).
...
08-03-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 36,047
Posted By High Fist Shin

This. A very nice Highlands Scotch. Friendly in...

This. A very nice Highlands Scotch. Friendly in the Japanese style. Or perhaps it inspired the fruity, light Japanese whiskeys.
...
07-31-17, 04:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,841
Posted By High Fist Shin

Check out this video by RJ. It is very much like...

Check out this video by RJ. It is very much like what you are proposing with your Miyata:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1vSHauv1VY

I hope that answers some of your questions and gives you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-17, 11:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,854
Posted By High Fist Shin

2018 Expert: ...

2018 Expert:
https://dbyvw4eroffpi.cloudfront.net/product-media/1JXV/1000/1000/Specialized-Roubaix-Expert-Road-Bike-2018.jpg

2018 Comp:...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,854
Posted By High Fist Shin

Yeah, if it was me, I'd go with the 2018 Comp....

Yeah, if it was me, I'd go with the 2018 Comp. Seems like a better value Although, I'm not crazy about the color. Prefer the color of the Expert. That red is pretty nice.

-Shin
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-17, 07:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,854
Posted By High Fist Shin

I haven't seen or read any reviews of the new...

I haven't seen or read any reviews of the new 8000. Nice looking groupset. I'm sure it will be another quality product from Shimano.

-Shin
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-17, 05:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,854
Posted By High Fist Shin

https://www.sigmasport.co.uk/item/Specialized/Roub...

https://www.sigmasport.co.uk/item/Specialized/Roubaix-Expert-Road-Bike-2018/G1KH

https://www.sigmasport.co.uk/item/Specialized/Roubaix-Comp-Road-Bike-2018/G1EP

-Shin
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,854
Posted By High Fist Shin

There is a third color, orange and naked carbon I...

There is a third color, orange and naked carbon I think. Ah, here we go:

https://i.redd.it/n18hlmmnl8iy.jpg

-Shin
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-17, 03:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,854
Posted By High Fist Shin

Not sure when the 2018 Comp is due out but I am...

Not sure when the 2018 Comp is due out but I am dropping off my commuter at the LBS for some work next week. I'll ask. Last time I visited, two weeks ago to order some parts, neither the 2018 Comp or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-17, 03:51 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,251
Posted By High Fist Shin

Rule # 5 seems applicable. ;) Velominati ?...

Rule # 5 seems applicable. ;)

Velominati ? The Rules (http://www.velominati.com/the-rules/)

Hope you feel better PCad. Nagging injuries and constant pain are no joke. Just got over my second...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-17, 03:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,854
Posted By High Fist Shin

Surprising news. You would think that they would...

Surprising news. You would think that they would blow out the 2017 models to make room for the incoming 2018 models. I guess they think they can sell them at retail price.

-Shin
Forum: Commuting
07-24-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 118,518
Posted By High Fist Shin

Saw a drive shaft on the shoulder yesterday. It...

Saw a drive shaft on the shoulder yesterday. It looked like the short front shaft from a Jeep Wrangler. I bet someone is missing it right now.

Looked like the silver section of this one:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-17, 08:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,854
Posted By High Fist Shin

2017 Comp's are hugely discounted right now if...

2017 Comp's are hugely discounted right now if you can find one. When new, I believe they retailed for 3200 USD. My LBS has one right now for 2800 USD. $400 off Bikeradar.com's 2017 Road Bike of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-17, 08:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,854
Posted By High Fist Shin

Not inferior, they work perfectly. Not enormous,...

Not inferior, they work perfectly. Not enormous, comfortably plump. The most comfortable levers I've ever used in fact. And yes, the 2018 Elite will have the RS505 levers.

-Shin
07-24-17, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 430,650
Posted By High Fist Shin

Huh. So, what happens when you need to change the...

Huh. So, what happens when you need to change the batteries? ;)

-Shin
Forum: Commuting
07-20-17, 10:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,716
Posted By High Fist Shin

Seems like a nice bike. Glad you found something...

Seems like a nice bike. Glad you found something that is working for you.

Enjoy. Ride on.

-Shin
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,329
Posted By High Fist Shin

I have these in 700x25c. Best tires I ever rode...

I have these in 700x25c. Best tires I ever rode on.

https://www.vittoria.com/tire/corsa-open/

I have them on my Roubaix.

http://i.imgur.com/bQfxRQl.jpg

-Shin
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 188,846
Posted By High Fist Shin

I got tired of the Speedplay pedals and they were...

I got tired of the Speedplay pedals and they were a pain to clip in. My very first pedals were Look Classics and I liked the positive engagement they provided. So when I had had enough of the Zeros,...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,680
Posted By High Fist Shin

+1 Love looking at everyone's rig. You...

+1

Love looking at everyone's rig. You really get to see how we each personalize our bikes to our specific needs.

-Shin
07-16-17, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7,049
Views: 721,659
Posted By High Fist Shin

Beautiful picture, DQ. I love how the sun's rays...

Beautiful picture, DQ. I love how the sun's rays are captured streaming through the clouds. You have a talent my friend. Well done!

I'm always looking forward to more of your pictures. Really...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-17, 07:16 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 188,846
Posted By High Fist Shin

That's awesome. Right on. Glad your lovin yours....

That's awesome. Right on. Glad your lovin yours. It is a shame that black seems to be the only color for some people when this orange just pops!

-Shin
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-17, 07:15 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 188,846
Posted By High Fist Shin

I have noticed a pop or two but no more than that...

I have noticed a pop or two but no more than that in 700 miles. The bike is a delight to ride. I couldn't be more pleased.

-Shin
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