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07-16-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,461
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: 66
Views: 5,801
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: 66
Views: 5,801
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: 12
Views: 624
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: 66
Views: 5,801
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: 0
Views: 205
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: 66
Views: 5,801
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: 19
Views: 1,318
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: 81
Views: 4,874
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: 934
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: 733
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: 5,001
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: 5,001
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: 19
Views: 1,318
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: 158
Views: 16,126
Posted By zjrog

Cool beans Brother!!

Cool beans Brother!!
07-05-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,063
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: 66
Views: 5,801
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: 55
Views: 5,525
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: 55
Views: 5,525
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: 66
Views: 5,801
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: 66
Views: 5,801
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...
07-04-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,525
Posted By zjrog

I recall those chats, not freaked out. Talked...

I recall those chats, not freaked out. Talked Raleigh bikes and such. As a retired Navy guy, the ID helps with base access, but is NOT always a guarantee. I'm guessing some changes in the traffic...
07-04-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,801
Posted By zjrog

Cool beans on the 2x9. I chose to keep the 3x7 on...

Cool beans on the 2x9. I chose to keep the 3x7 on the Cannondale, and after cleaning the brifters, the bike will go back on the trainer and stay. It is the bike I crashed on, and my mind is not up to...
07-04-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,525
Posted By zjrog

P'Cola! Oh my. Yeah. If I hadn't been going to C...

P'Cola! Oh my. Yeah. If I hadn't been going to C school in 89, I may have never ridden bicycles again. The old Photo School building is now base HQ, and I want to see the photo museum in the...
07-04-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 32,406
Posted By zjrog

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Bountiful Pond, Bountiful, Utah... 1986 KHS Fiero
07-04-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,801
Posted By zjrog

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16 mile ride today with my daughter and her hubby. Today was my first...
07-04-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,525
Posted By zjrog

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16 mile ride today with the daughter and her hubby... I've lost 120...
07-02-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,608
Posted By zjrog

Well. Son in law really likes the Redhead. I...

Well. Son in law really likes the Redhead. I think what kicked him into gear with it is someone commenting and complimenting about old bikes still rolling. Soooooo, a deal is being struck... I will...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,460
Posted By zjrog

First off, I am a Clydesdale. So I've never...

First off, I am a Clydesdale. So I've never seriously chased weights on the bike. I recently weighed my 1986 KHS Fiero with modern STI... Surprisingly, lighter than expected at 25 pounds 15 ounces...
07-02-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,525
Posted By zjrog

I have never ever weighed this old bike......

I have never ever weighed this old bike... Curious a few times, but never did... Well, after 30 years and untold variations, I finally did...
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07-02-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,839
Posted By zjrog

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1986 KHS Fiero, FSA Vero compact crankset 50/34, SRAM 11-32 cassette,...
07-02-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,987
Posted By zjrog

Yeah, I have neuropathy in my feet. At least the...

Yeah, I have neuropathy in my feet. At least the burning is never super intense. I'm leery about going back to gabapentin. I had severe drowsy issues for a year. But I'm rapidly reaching a point I...
07-02-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,987
Posted By zjrog

About 6 weeks ago, I said that I need to talk to...

About 6 weeks ago, I said that I need to talk to my doc about the vaccine next time I see her... Three weeks ago yesterday, I wore a pair of shorts I hadn't washed first. Three weeks ago today, I...
07-01-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By zjrog

I walked by the one at my local Walmart many...

I walked by the one at my local Walmart many times, thinking I should try it. When I want it, they don't have it now... Even though it is still listed on the locater website...
07-01-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,801
Posted By zjrog

tallbikeman, last year, the 22 pounds I lost...

tallbikeman, last year, the 22 pounds I lost before surgery was difficult. I was not able to get much exercise in. I was very angry at myself for letting myself get in that shape. And then I got the...
07-01-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By zjrog

I have a friend that tried Superfeet, and they...

I have a friend that tried Superfeet, and they weren't as good for him as a custom orthotic, then again, he isn't on his feet much anymore, diabetic issues.

My left ankle began collapsing last...
07-01-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By zjrog

I think I am going to try the Pedag Holiday. I...

I think I am going to try the Pedag Holiday. I have a wider foot. I worry about the cost of custom orthotics, such as through my podiatrist, or the "Good Feet Store"...

Painful feet makes a lot of...
07-01-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By zjrog

I don't currently use clipless shoes outdoors,...

I don't currently use clipless shoes outdoors, but I do use them for my indoor trainer. I ought to consider my Giro MTB shoes for general outdoor riding. As these insoles seem bike specific, guessing...
06-30-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By zjrog

Insole arch support question...

28 months ago I sprained my left ankle. Bad. At 370 or so pounds, it was not fun. But nothing was broken. It never healed well. My weight kept it in an injured state.

Last year I had the gastric...
06-30-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,801
Posted By zjrog

After that months long stall, I am pleased to say...

After that months long stall, I am pleased to say I'm down another pound. 258. 120 pounds lost from my heaviest. 98 since surgery.

My continued PSA about Shingles. Get the vaccine if you had...
06-29-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By zjrog

Ok. I'm an idiot. Not a good one either... ...

Ok. I'm an idiot. Not a good one either...

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It is a Sunrace cassette....
06-29-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By zjrog

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No extra spacers. Weird...
06-29-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By zjrog

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I tried to fit a 9 speed cassette, and couldn't get the 9th...
06-29-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By zjrog

SRAM MTH-306 Freehub question

Apparently, this hub marked L26NOV11 fits 8 speed cassettes but not 9. Is it possible to swap freehub bodies? I was hoping to use this unused wheelset for narrower tires on my 9er... Current tires...
06-28-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,801
Posted By zjrog

Decided to weigh my bikes today. Well. The ones...

Decided to weigh my bikes today. Well. The ones here. My 98 Cannondale minus wheels, shifters, chain, cables and bar tape was 12lb 6oz. My 2006 Cannondale CAAD8 in the same state, 9lb 1oz. With all...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,017
Posted By zjrog

Thanks Brother! I had the crap scared out of me...

Thanks Brother! I had the crap scared out of me last year, and finally jumped off the fence to do something about it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,017
Posted By zjrog

I'm not fast. I'm not riding for max distance....

I'm not fast. I'm not riding for max distance. Call me a weekend rider if you must. 25 years ago, my Cateye was there for speed and distance. I thought the distance was the improtant measure, yeah,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,343
Posted By zjrog

Whilst drooling over this bike, and the above...

Whilst drooling over this bike, and the above posted beverage, I believe I may just have to alter my 2006 CAAD8 build a little......
06-27-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,084
Posted By zjrog

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I used this Origin 8 when I updated my 86 KHS to 5600 105..
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,311
Posted By zjrog

I've had everything loaded in the car for a ride,...

I've had everything loaded in the car for a ride, bike on the roof... Forgot the front wheel...
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