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05-16-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 132,249
Posted By Bikedud

I've ridden Lucas and Cochran several times,...

I've ridden Lucas and Cochran several times, though not recently. I usually park around the Hwy 113 end and ride out towards Cochran and Narroway Church. I like to ride in that area and around...
05-09-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 132,249
Posted By Bikedud

That's some chunky gravel. Paulding County?

That's some chunky gravel. Paulding County?
03-20-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Bikedud

They had a bad batch a while back. About a year...

They had a bad batch a while back. About a year ago, I can't remember exactly, but I know we returned three or four tires to our vendor. One of the tires we returned felt like melted rubber, really...
03-19-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 132,249
Posted By Bikedud

Thanks so much for the description. That sand...

Thanks so much for the description. That sand does not look like it's fun to ride in.
03-13-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By Bikedud

Thirty plus years of cycling have provided me...

Thirty plus years of cycling have provided me with hundreds of T-shirts and other ride memorabilia that I have thoroughly worn, used, and enjoyed. A few years ago, my lovely bride had a local quilt...
03-06-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 132,249
Posted By Bikedud

Please, Please, Please include location with your...

Please, Please, Please include location with your wonderful pics. I actually wish everyone would include a brief description/location with their pics. Some of us live vicariously through others.
03-04-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,801
Posted By Bikedud

Didn't start riding until after college. Wish I...

Didn't start riding until after college. Wish I would've discovered riding while I was still in Athens so I could have enjoyed the diverse and interesting cycling culture and history of the area.
03-01-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Posted By Bikedud

No, but I would love to check one out and ride it.

No, but I would love to check one out and ride it.
03-01-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Posted By Bikedud

My Next Vintage Bike

Authentic piece of history - only $1195

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Swiss Military Bike...
02-26-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,037
Posted By Bikedud

I hate painted black crap. Campy Centaur still...

I hate painted black crap.
Campy Centaur still comes in silver, but the Derailleurs are two-toned.
Can't go wrong with Shimano 7800/7803.
02-19-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,293
Posted By Bikedud

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I just shared the Gideon story because I thought it was more in...
02-19-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,442
Posted By Bikedud

Off topic but- In the past, I have had excellent...

Off topic but- In the past, I have had excellent service from Aerotech design products, especially the shorts. They tend to be well made and an excellent value.

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com
02-18-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,293
Posted By Bikedud

Thank you for the kind words. Gideon truly was a...

Thank you for the kind words. Gideon truly was a great dog. The only negative side effect of his abuse/neglect that I noticed throughout the years was his fear or dislike of people (anyone but...
02-18-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 383,417
Posted By Bikedud

Thanks for the reply. I have raced and ridden...

Thanks for the reply.
I have raced and ridden out of Montaluce a few times. I really just want to do the Southern Cross course, or as much of it as I can do. Currently, I'm not fit enough to do...
02-15-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 383,417
Posted By Bikedud

Noticing that you are on a cyclocross/gravel...

Noticing that you are on a cyclocross/gravel bike, how was the climb on Jones Creek Dam?
02-14-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,293
Posted By Bikedud

The summer after my first year at the University...

The summer after my first year at the University of Georgia was spent cutting crass and doing odd jobs to build up some cash reserves. One particular job involved cleaning up and landscaping the...
01-17-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,473
Posted By Bikedud

Ditto. I converted my 86 Ross Centaur to 700c and...

Ditto. I converted my 86 Ross Centaur to 700c and fitted specialized 700 x 34 cyclocross tires with no problem. Probably wouldn't do well in mud due to minimal tire/brake clearance, but I rode...
01-11-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 23,268
Posted By Bikedud

Probably my favorite overall aluminum clincher...

Probably my favorite overall aluminum clincher wheelset.
01-11-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7,319
Views: 1,913,381
Posted By Bikedud

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I'm a horrible photographer but this is a 1986 Centurian Ironman Dave...
01-10-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Bikedud

As Msbiker stated, you might want to avoid rush...

As Msbiker stated, you might want to avoid rush hour times if possible. Generally the closer you are to town (any town on the Trace) the heavier the traffic. Traffic also can be fierce out towards...
Forum: Introductions
01-10-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Bikedud

Welcome to the forums. If you have any questions...

Welcome to the forums. If you have any questions ask away, there are a lot of folks on here that have vast knowledge about a variety of cycling topics.
01-07-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,496
Posted By Bikedud

Updated 86 Ironman

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My weekend project. A 1986 Centurion Ironman Expert frameset that had...
12-19-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By Bikedud

44" chest, 36" waist, 5'10", 185 lbs, short waist...

44" chest, 36" waist, 5'10", 185 lbs, short waist and long legged and the XL fits me perfectly. I also have a 2XL that I use as a mtb jersey because it's nice and loose.
I will add that my team...
12-13-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By Bikedud

Very nice. I'm sure you will enjoy it.

Very nice. I'm sure you will enjoy it.
12-13-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bikedud

No Black Friday or Cyber Monday, but I did pick...

No Black Friday or Cyber Monday, but I did pick up a couple of gifts for cycling mates and pair of "waterproof" socks for myself from aerotechdesigns on-line sale last week. This time of year I find...
12-13-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Bikedud

Don't know much about their adventure bikes, but...

Don't know much about their adventure bikes, but I love my Supercell. Breezer seems to be thoughtfully designed and well made Asian bikes..
Forum: Introductions
12-13-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Bikedud

Welcome to the forums Aeroperf.

Welcome to the forums Aeroperf.
12-13-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,854
Posted By Bikedud

All-City says 38's. When I run Panaracer 38's it...

All-City says 38's. When I run Panaracer 38's it looks to me like there is room for 40's if it's not too knobby, but I've never actually tried.
12-10-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,157
Posted By Bikedud

Very sad. And yet SEMA continues to grow.

Very sad. And yet SEMA continues to grow.
Forum: Introductions
12-10-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Bikedud

Welcome fellow North Georgian, glad you're here.

Welcome fellow North Georgian, glad you're here.
11-16-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Bikedud

Never done the Turkey Shuffle, but I ride a lot...

Never done the Turkey Shuffle, but I ride a lot in the Cohuttas so I'm confident that the routes will be challenging. For me, not knowing the routes (distances) ahead of time is both intimidating and...
11-16-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 943
Posted By Bikedud

Light & Motion Urban 800 on the bars, with a L &...

Light & Motion Urban 800 on the bars, with a L & M Urban 500 on my helmet. They are perfect for 2-3 hours of riding.
And yes, you need both bar and helmet lights.
Forum: Southeast
11-14-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By Bikedud

Many, many years ago I was living in Southeast...

Many, many years ago I was living in Southeast Georgia (Coastal Plains) and tried to prepare for a multiple day Gaps ride in the best way I possibly could. Our industrial park had a railroad overpass...
Forum: Southeast
11-01-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Bikedud

I've done a few gravel grinders around 50 miles...

I've done a few gravel grinders around 50 miles and I can tell you that on most I'm as worn out as I usually am after a calm fall century or a 70+ mile ride in the summer heat . Of course it might...
Forum: Southeast
10-30-18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Bikedud

I would love to try the Radical someday. I don't...

I would love to try the Radical someday. I don't think I'd be able to handle the entire Grinduro without some serious training. Good luck and give us a ride report afterwards.
10-29-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By Bikedud

Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee (BRAT) has always...

Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee (BRAT) has always been on my list. It's a little different from BRAG (26 times doing BRAG). BRAT is centered around state parks and goes from one state park to another...
10-26-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By Bikedud

LOVE that crankset.

LOVE that crankset.
10-26-18, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 535
Posted By Bikedud

Might want to consider- I have a nice 6 inch...

Might want to consider- I have a nice 6 inch Craftsman bench vise that I use for heavy work, but I have a cheap Harbor Freight 4 inch that I actually use more often. It has replaceable steel jaws...
10-25-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,289
Posted By Bikedud

Honeysuckle and Privet in the Spring and early...

Honeysuckle and Privet in the Spring and early Summer.
BBQ on a warm evening
Fresh cut grass, freshly turned earth
North Georgia chicken houses in the middle of August- doesn't make you crave...
10-25-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,605
Posted By Bikedud

Loving all the responses and certainly share many...

Loving all the responses and certainly share many of the same obsessions.

For me- I'd have to say my greatest obsession is finding quality Japanese frames (or complete bikes) from the late 70's to...
10-24-18, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Bikedud

I've never done it, but friends have and they...

I've never done it, but friends have and they loved it.

Festivelo Walterboro, SC (https://www.festivelo.org/)
10-24-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 23,268
Posted By Bikedud

On the Lynskey website, they have the GR 260...

On the Lynskey website, they have the GR 260 complete bike at $3415, about 45% off of the regular $6205 price. That's very tempting.
10-23-18, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Bikedud

Titanium, Pinion Gearbox, belt drive, and Lauf...

Titanium, Pinion Gearbox, belt drive, and Lauf Fork- that's a lot of technology. I imagine it cost a pretty penny for all that high tech wizardry.
10-22-18, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Bikedud

Unfortunately, they have definitely been...

Unfortunately, they have definitely been discontinued and are no longer available through Shimano.
10-22-18, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Bikedud

They could very well be discontinued by Shimano,...

They could very well be discontinued by Shimano, but a shop that has a Shimano account can tell definitively. Shimano's B2B site gives the availability and warehouse location of parts. I no longer...
10-22-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By Bikedud

I have a couple of wool jerseys that I Love,...

I have a couple of wool jerseys that I Love, Castelli and Louis Garneau, but I have been looking at these.
Wool Jersey (http://www.oregoncyclewear.com/catalog/item/8667564/10381730.htm)

Does...
10-22-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Bikedud

I'm guessing you don't want to actually go to a...

I'm guessing you don't want to actually go to a bike shop.
Any shop with a Shimano account can order them directly from Shimano and/or most shops have an account with JBI and/or Wheels Mfg. You can...
10-16-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,499
Posted By Bikedud

If these can now be considered vintage- ...

If these can now be considered vintage-

First- Cannondales 3.0 series road bikes with the aluminum fork. Never could abide the geometry or the ride characteristics. Really almost all of the fist...
Forum: Southeast
10-11-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By Bikedud

Sounds like a well thought out and well executed...

Sounds like a well thought out and well executed ride. Well done, especially for only three years of cycling. I definitely like the "below threshold" idea. I tend to fair much better when I pace...
10-05-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,854
Posted By Bikedud

All-City Vote

I don't think you would be disappointed with the All-City Macho King. Reynolds 853, wonderful Wisky through axle carbon fork, and a fantastic ride- I love my All-City. Do everything except race on...
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