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Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-12, 08:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,504
Posted By green814

I have the Serfas Slimline...

I have the Serfas Slimline (https://www.serfas.com/products/view/132/referer:products|index|bags-tools|mini-tools) on both my bikes. Not sure of the weight, but it works great, and is very small.
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10-24-11, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,390
Posted By green814

Rob, Sounds like you have had a fun time...

Rob,

Sounds like you have had a fun time "up" there. Round Island is actualy next to Mackinac Island, then Bois Blanc Island (also known as Bob Lo Island) is next to Round, though Round Island is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-10, 08:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,255
Posted By green814

When I had a "Sport Bike" (Croch rocket) up until...

When I had a "Sport Bike" (Croch rocket) up until 2k, we would use our feet to signal lane changes to fellow riders we were riding with.



+ What ever the number is up to!



Or the ones...
05-12-10, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,801
Posted By green814

Even with your cyclometer being a wired model,...

Even with your cyclometer being a wired model, what is the accuracy of the unit? Over 22 miles a +/- .1 or .2 doesn't seem to bad. Plus the slightly different route each ride.

Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,199
Posted By green814

What was your bad experience if you don't mind? ...

What was your bad experience if you don't mind?

I have had great customer support from Blackburn. I have a few year old Airstick that is going on my wife's ride, and plan on getting the new...
05-07-10, 07:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By green814

Komen Ride For A Cure - Mid Michigan

August 7, in Ann Arbor is the inaugural Mid-Michigan Susan G. Komen Ride For A Cure (http://http://www.komenmidmichigan.org/get-involved/komen-activities/ride-for-the-cure.html). Choose a 27, 57, or...
04-23-10, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By green814

As you found out, there are some riders that...

As you found out, there are some riders that aren't willing to help a fellow cyclist out. Sorry you had to experience this!

Try to practice removing and replacing the tire/tube while at home. I...
04-23-10, 10:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 51,160
Posted By green814

Also be sure to check to make sure your tail...

Also be sure to check to make sure your tail lights/ brake lights can be seen clearly! I think this is enforced more that the plate, but the plate would be a "Nice add on" ticket!

Chris
Forum: Great Lakes
10-29-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,334
Posted By green814

+1!!!!! I have never raced before either. ...

+1!!!!! I have never raced before either.

Should be a great learning experience.

Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,274
Posted By green814

Thank you for the link! How do they do in...

Thank you for the link!

How do they do in wind?

Chris
10-25-09, 08:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,552
Posted By green814

2 & 5: By being a dog owner, it comes with...

2 & 5: By being a dog owner, it comes with responsibility. Why is it that because the dog owner put a fence up AFTER the fact, he is doing the right thing? I know things can happen in the blink of an...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-25-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,334
Posted By green814

I wish I lived closer to do prerides! I am riding...

I wish I lived closer to do prerides! I am riding this for the 1st time this year. Should be an interesting learning experience!

Chris
10-21-09, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 608
Posted By green814

What is the old ride? I upgraded to a FS...

What is the old ride?

I upgraded to a FS this year from a now 14yr old Spec hardtail. My new ride is an '07 Epic, but is weighs more than the old ride, though I still don't have an exact weight as...
10-13-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,984
Posted By green814

How are the jackets from Specialized? I am...

How are the jackets from Specialized?

I am looking for a jacket that will possibly be good down to 20ish* or so. From the sounds of it, a true rain jacket isn't as good as a water resistant one...
10-05-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,076
Posted By green814

I have been very happy with the Serfas Slimline...

I have been very happy with the Serfas Slimline (http://www.serfas.com/product_details.asp?ID=502). So much so, I bought a 2nd for the road bike. VERY COMPACT.

Chris
09-18-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,654
Posted By green814

MAYBE with the new helmet mount that is available...

MAYBE with the new helmet mount that is available for $10.00.

Just a crazy thought! lol

Chris
09-18-09, 09:51 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 60,275
Posted By green814

1: The helmet mounts are in stock, and ready to...

1: The helmet mounts are in stock, and ready to ship at Geoman!

2: Went for a ride tonight, first night ride in a LONG TIME! Rode the West loop at Holly, Mi, first time I have ever ridden at...
09-07-09, 06:44 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 60,275
Posted By green814

SoCalRider, Do you have the o.p. or smooth...

SoCalRider,

Do you have the o.p. or smooth reflector in your LG Mini?

ItsJustMe,

If you don't mind, dare I ask where in Mi you are?

I have 2 of these monsters on order, can't wait to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 11:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,623
Posted By green814

Curtwally, Dare I ask where in Mi this...

Curtwally,

Dare I ask where in Mi this happened? Hope this has a happy outcome for the riders!


The bottom line in this day & age is that not many people have any respect or common courtesy...
08-27-09, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By green814

I would check with a specialty lighting place,...

I would check with a specialty lighting place, like Winn's Electric in the Flint area.

GOOD LUCK!
Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By green814

Unless there is a "New" ride this year across the...

Unless there is a "New" ride this year across the bridge I haven't heard about, ONLY the DELMAC riders (from Lansing to Mackinaw) are allowed to cross the bridge by bike as far as I know, which I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-09, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,388
Posted By green814

As for the '09 shifter, it is possible...

As for the '09 shifter, it is possible Specialized had some '09 shifters left in the "Parts bin" and are being used up. I wouldn't worry about it to much.

Having the cable checked is a great idea!...
08-22-09, 06:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By green814

I have 2 of the Specialized Speedzone Elite ...

I have 2 of the Specialized Speedzone Elite (http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCEqProduct.jsp?spid=41875)cyclometers and have been very happy with them.

Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By green814

This is what I carry on both the Road and MTB...

This is what I carry on both the Road and MTB bikes! Serfas Slimline (http://www.serfas.com/product_details.asp?ID=502)

Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-09, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,170
Posted By green814

Original post is almost a YEAR OLD!

Original post is almost a YEAR OLD!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 44,404
Posted By green814

I have my '82 KHS setup w/ an 8sp cassette and...

I have my '82 KHS setup w/ an 8sp cassette and have no problems with the stock Shimano 600 friction shifters.

I think it should have an 1 1/8" headset, but other than that I LOVE IT!

Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-09, 07:37 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 44,404
Posted By green814

I can't believe it! I had said this a couple...

I can't believe it! I had said this a couple years ago that IF the Big Boys made a D.T. shifted bike, they could have a sweet entry level price model. The thing I am a little suprised at is why not...
08-16-09, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By green814

[QUOTE=CathastrophiX;9475937]The design is...

[QUOTE=CathastrophiX;9475937]The design is changed, the new version is larger, the battery rattles and on the received one is the retaining ring for the reflector missing.QUOTE]

BUT, Is there any...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-09, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,701
Posted By green814

And if it is REALLY a good price, you can always...

And if it is REALLY a good price, you can always look for some good condition used "Brifters" down the road.

Pictures when/if you get it!

Chris
07-09-09, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By green814

And make sure your cleats haven't loosened up at...

And make sure your cleats haven't loosened up at all on your shoes! If they are moving at all, it will make clipping out harder(Don't ask how I know!lol).

Chris
07-08-09, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,408,607
Posted By green814

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w84/green814/Bi...

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w84/green814/Bikes/th_MTB001.jpg (http://s174.photobucket.com/albums/w84/green814/Bikes/?action=view&current=MTB001.jpg)
...
07-01-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By green814

I have a Blackburn on both the MTB & Road bike. I...

I have a Blackburn on both the MTB & Road bike. I would have to look at each model to remember which they are, but 1 time purchase for each, and a Lifetime warranty!

Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,132
Posted By green814

The 535's will work with either the 51 or 56...

The 535's will work with either the 51 or 56 cleats. As I understand, the 56 are a "Multi release", where you can lift your heel up to release the cleat, as well as twisting your foot.. I have never...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,194
Posted By green814

$40.00 will get you the Specialized Speedzone...

$40.00 will get you the Specialized Speedzone Elite (http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCEqProduct.jsp?spid=41875), wired w/ Cadence and 2nd bike option, but no H.R.

I have been happy with...
06-11-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By green814

11-32, 11-34, 12-32,etc.... Means that the...

11-32, 11-34, 12-32,etc....

Means that the "Fast gear" is an 11 (or 12) teeth gear and your Hill climbing gear, "Granny", is 32 (or 34) teeth.

IF you put a different size cassette on, you will...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-09, 07:28 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 9,365
Posted By green814

'86 Raleigh Capri-First road bike when I was 13....

'86 Raleigh Capri-First road bike when I was 13. Still have it even though it doesn't fit.

'96 Specialized Stumpjumper M2 Comp-Bought this 8/96 after I got back into biking with a Rockhopper in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,448
Posted By green814

Good luck getting it resolved depending on what...

Good luck getting it resolved depending on what you decide to do.

I recently bought a Specialized Epic Expert (MTB) and the sticker says Epic Comp, the model below the Expert. But it is the...
05-27-09, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By green814

Depending on the condition and component level on...

Depending on the condition and component level on your Trek, why not just keep that instead of turning the money into a new bike? You know the bike, it fits, what more could you want?

Just a...
05-21-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 178
Sticky Trade Thread
Views: 30,893
Posted By green814

Have: Fizik Alliant Sport-Used about 5-600...

Have:

Fizik Alliant Sport-Used about 5-600 miles
Easton EA70 30.9x400 setback BRAND NEW
Syncros AL7075 29.0x425 straight post BRAND NEW Qty 2
Crank Brothers Smarty Pedals BRAND NEW Picture...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-09, 05:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,732
Posted By green814

I know this has been asked before, but can't...

I know this has been asked before, but can't remember the replies or where it is.

Will the Sram Powerlink work FINE on a 9spd Shimano chain?

T.Y.
Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-09, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,961
Posted By green814

I recently learned a great trick to problems like...

I recently learned a great trick to problems like this.

Use the Nut that comes with your Presta tube as a spacer!

Chris
05-17-09, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By green814

Congrats on the new ride! As far as...

Congrats on the new ride!

As far as upgrading, I would make sure everything is tuned and running good first to see what you MAY NEED. Then make a list of what is needed to have a properly tuned...
05-10-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By green814

As stated, you would be better off buying a...

As stated, you would be better off buying a carpet runner and storing the bike inside in the corner. It is the moisture that will hurt you.

KHS has been around for YEARS! I can't comment on the...
05-10-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,540
Posted By green814

How about a picture of it, but from the sounds of...

How about a picture of it, but from the sounds of it it may be the frame size.

Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-09, 05:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 19,537
Posted By green814

Here is the 2005 TCR C3 I bought last Summer. ...

Here is the 2005 TCR C3 I bought last Summer.

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w84/green814/Bikes/th_IMG_0541.jpg...
05-10-09, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By green814

It sounds like your current ride may be a little...

It sounds like your current ride may be a little big, but as you stated, each person is different. I am about 5'9" (32" inseam) and ride a 17" (medium) frame myself. What year is the Specialized? Did...
05-04-09, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By green814

Knowing what components are on your Stumpy would...

Knowing what components are on your Stumpy would make this easier to answer. If you have a link to your Stumpy(if it's still on the site) and to the Trek, it would be easier.

Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-09, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By green814

Well???? Is there a new ride int he garage yet? ...

Well???? Is there a new ride int he garage yet?

Chris
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,036
Posted By green814

I have one on both my road bike and mtb. And am...

I have one on both my road bike and mtb. And am thinking about a 3rd for my vintage KHS road bike. Just haven't decided if I want to spend the money to try the Alias for the TCR or not.

AEO: How...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By green814

As long as it fits correctly, sounds like a fair...

As long as it fits correctly, sounds like a fair price. As a comparison, I bought a 2005 Giant TCR C3, Shimano 105, ridden about 2500-3000 miles(can't remember what I was told) last summer for...
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