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Forum: For Sale
06-17-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,144
Posted By Dave P

Thank you for selling me the Bontrager RL 45.5...

Thank you for selling me the Bontrager RL 45.5 shoes, Shrevvy. They are awesome!
06-08-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,637
Posted By Dave P

As mentioned by several observant posters,...

As mentioned by several observant posters, stating one's desired lane to pass on multi-use pathways often leads to the pedestrian moving in the direction that you call out.

If I say, "passing on...
06-01-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,147
Posted By Dave P

Trappers typically rely on scentless traps. Traps...

Trappers typically rely on scentless traps. Traps with a scent, like oil, might draw an animal to the wrong spot for a proper catch, or drive them away.

Before the new season, trappers typically...
06-01-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,147
Posted By Dave P

Hi Miele Man: Cool story! I'd call "myth,"...

Hi Miele Man:

Cool story! I'd call "myth," though.

Trappers do not oil their traps. Such contamination and scent render foothold and Conibear traps somewhat useless in the field. Furthermore,...
05-11-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

JaccoW: Wow! Much better! She's a beauty.

JaccoW: Wow! Much better! She's a beauty.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,877
Posted By Dave P

When slowing down to a stop, we often downshift,...

When slowing down to a stop, we often downshift, anticipating the need for the correct gear to get rolling again. There was a period of time that I would do this without considering which position my...
04-14-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Wow! She's looking excellent, henristig. The bike...

Wow! She's looking excellent, henristig. The bike looks like it's doing 20mph, at rest. Nice job.
01-21-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Super cool find, Smokinapankake. Thirty dollars?...

Super cool find, Smokinapankake. Thirty dollars? I love the high spoke count, triple rings and fenders.

Man, I'd make the front tube presta, add dual purpose pedals, a frame bag, and go for a...
01-20-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,893
Posted By Dave P

Hey UniChris: Like the majority of posters...

Hey UniChris:

Like the majority of posters on your thread, I've never had any serious problems bringing my bike into hotel rooms. This would include Arizona, California and Hawaii.

Of note were...
12-24-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Wow! The Helix actually exists! Super cool,...

Wow! The Helix actually exists! Super cool, bikes, SB11.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,602
Posted By Dave P

Hi FB: Unless you are trying to set a PB, PR...

Hi FB:

Unless you are trying to set a PB, PR or podium, I'd certainly leave the wheels at home and ride the rental bike. As mentioned, you might bring your own saddle and pedals. I'm guessing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,574
Posted By Dave P

I don't wear big money jerseys because those...

I don't wear big money jerseys because those companies pay me a fee to not wear their gear. :)

Dave
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,128
Posted By Dave P

I like Triskeliongirls thinking, although I am...

I like Triskeliongirls thinking, although I am not as cosmopolitan and experienced as she.

Personally, I'd shoot for a full-sized, "folder," as well, for comfort, efficiency and the convenience of...
Forum: Touring
03-04-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,271
Posted By Dave P

Coyotes are denning now, so they can be...

Coyotes are denning now, so they can be aggressive. Be careful out there.
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By Dave P

Bummer re the Tucson market! I'm thinking I might...

Bummer re the Tucson market! I'm thinking I might try the GABA Bike Swap Meet. Of course, I'll probably end up spending a bunch of cash there for "stuff" that I do not really need, though. :)
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By Dave P

I've corrected the circus-like seat and stem...

I've corrected the circus-like seat and stem positions. She looks much better now. :)
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By Dave P

What? It's not worth $800? Haha...J/K. I'm...

What? It's not worth $800? Haha...J/K.

I'm thinking that I'll ride this bike a bit on very short jaunts (she's too small for me) and test the waters.
Thank you for your thoughts on this. It...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By Dave P

Vintage Lotus Unique find

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04-18-18, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,818
Posted By Dave P

I think canklecat summed things up nicely, so...

I think canklecat summed things up nicely, so I'll just add a tiny bit.

When I started riding again, ~7 years ago, I thought the higher end (price) shorts would help me avoid discomfort. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-18, 08:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,112
Posted By Dave P

Hi Riders: When riding the Catalina Highway,...

Hi Riders:

When riding the Catalina Highway, keep in mind that there is "no" water until you near the top, at the Palisades (at least the last time I checked).

Rose Canyon Lake, at about mile...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-18, 10:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,112
Posted By Dave P

Way to go, On the Path

Way to go, On the Path!

I'm stoked that you finally got to grind up Cat Highway!

Your rental bike actually appears pretty damn decent. Looks like a 34 ring and 30t cassette?

I hope you...
05-14-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Way to go, D1. Sweet bike!

Way to go, D1. Sweet bike!
05-04-16, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Very sweet! Awesome color, too. This looks like a...

Very sweet! Awesome color, too. This looks like a winner straight out of the box, but the XTR/XT components and ice should make for an incredible bike!
04-05-16, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

She's a beauty! I love the XTR crankset, XT...

She's a beauty! I love the XTR crankset, XT shifters and Ice rotors!
02-20-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Ready to climb up a wall. I love the cluster!

Ready to climb up a wall. I love the cluster!
02-09-16, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Howdy heavyiron8: Sorry! A "triple" refers...

Howdy heavyiron8:

Sorry! A "triple" refers to the three chainrings you have to choose from, attached to the crank. Some folks poo-poo the small chainring, but it can be a beautiful thing at times....
02-09-16, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

[QUOTE=heavyiron8;18524404]I just got this baby...

[QUOTE=heavyiron8;18524404]I just got this baby today:

Diamondback Edgewood Hybrid Bike - 2015...
01-12-16, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Which fenders are those? I need some for my Vaya....

Which fenders are those? I need some for my Vaya. Awesome Brooks seat and bars. She's looking good.
01-12-16, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

I love the triple and white-all tires!

I love the triple and white-all tires!
12-26-15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Fenders add a touch of class.

Fenders add a touch of class.
12-23-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Wow, mvr. Really, you did not spend anything....

Wow, mvr. Really, you did not spend anything. Wonderful job on the "restomod." She's a beauty!
12-20-15, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

New Salsa Vaya Ti Hybrid

Here's my new Salsa Vaya Ti hybrid. I swapped the drops for a flat bar, added XTR 3x drivetrain, 28mm Conti road tires, XT shifters and other things.

She will be my light touring bike/around town...
12-20-15, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Beautiful! Tell us about the pieces parts when...

Beautiful! Tell us about the pieces parts when you get a chance.
12-16-15, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Cool! There's no whale-tail, H1 lights or 915...

Cool! There's no whale-tail, H1 lights or 915 gearbox, but the engine is still air-cooled. :)
12-05-15, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,347,281
Posted By Dave P

Right on! Those are nice comfy bikes! Lookin'...

Right on! Those are nice comfy bikes! Lookin' good.

I rented a Sirrus for a few days while in NorCal. Good bike!

491828
12-05-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,284
Posted By Dave P

Welcome aboard, Chad! Enjoy that Trace!

Welcome aboard, Chad! Enjoy that Trace!
04-18-15, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By Dave P

Hi illusiumd: Like others here, I'm a big...

Hi illusiumd:

Like others here, I'm a big fan of Aero Tech. For the price, it's tough to beat the Men's Pro, at $39.99. I have 2 pairs of these, and several other brands, but the Aero Techs are...
11-16-14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By Dave P

The storage shed? AHHHHHH! Bring her into your...

The storage shed? AHHHHHH! Bring her into your climate controlled home. :)
11-16-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,777
Posted By Dave P

Imagine that! :) Way to go, howeee! I...

Imagine that! :)

Way to go, howeee!

I love these stories!

Dave
11-16-14, 10:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,362
Posted By Dave P

Max: Don't feel too bad. I often receive...

Max:

Don't feel too bad. I often receive similar responses when inquiring about the condition of 30K-50K cars listed on CL and superior listing sites.

As I grow older, my faith in the human...
11-16-14, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,176
Posted By Dave P

23's are sooooo passe. :) I'd try a tubeless...

23's are sooooo passe. :)

I'd try a tubeless setup with 25's.
08-28-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,896
Posted By Dave P

Hey WB: I recently rented a Crosstown and...

Hey WB:

I recently rented a Crosstown and rode it all over San Diego. I thought I would hate it, as I normally ride higher end bikes, but it was awesome!

It was an older steel version and...
Forum: Introductions
05-22-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Dave P

Welcome aboard, BD81. :)

Welcome aboard, BD81. :)
03-11-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,607
Posted By Dave P

Man, that's a beautiful bike. I LOVE the chrome!!

Man, that's a beautiful bike. I LOVE the chrome!!
03-11-13, 02:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,607
Posted By Dave P

Awesome.

Awesome.
02-21-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,391
Posted By Dave P

Yep, it's already gone. :) :) Enjoy the...

Yep, it's already gone. :) :)

Enjoy the sunny weather!

Davr
Forum: Southwest
02-14-13, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By Dave P

Pro Bike Tucson has some cool road bikes. :) ...

Pro Bike Tucson has some cool road bikes. :)

http://www.probiketucson.com/
Forum: Southwest
11-19-12, 11:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By Dave P

Yeah, Silverbell south of Cortaro Road was a...

Yeah, Silverbell south of Cortaro Road was a mess, as it always is. Shame on Pima County for allowing this road to look like it was shelled.

Lots of folks were without any type of tire repair...
Forum: Southwest
11-17-12, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By Dave P

WoooooHoooo! Awesome, awesome time, robabeatle!!!...

WoooooHoooo! Awesome, awesome time, robabeatle!!!

Indeed, great weather. Great riders and support, too. Today was an overall excellent experience.

The only major bummer I noted was a bike...
Forum: Southwest
11-17-12, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By Dave P

Was that your time? :0

Was that your time? :0
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