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Posted By TakingMyTime

Completed eBay auctions show used prices in the...

Completed eBay auctions show used prices in the high 20's. I'm guess $35 - $45 to the right person.
10-14-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By TakingMyTime

Thanks. I did a photo search also and did not...

Thanks. I did a photo search also and did not come up with anything.
10-14-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By TakingMyTime

Sticker on Bontrager insole

What in the heck does this mean? It is on one of the insoles of a Bontrager Circuit cycling shoe. I searched the web as best I could and still couldn't find anything.
...
10-14-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm not sure what my exact percentage between...

I'm not sure what my exact percentage between exercise and diet would be but I do know that diet plays a huge part in my case. I (regrettably) tell other people that if I was to clean up my diet,...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 688
Posted By TakingMyTime

Whenever I travel, one of the first things I do...

Whenever I travel, one of the first things I do after I roll into town is buy a local newspaper and read it front to back. It can really help you to understand the issues and people of the town...
10-13-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 706
Posted By TakingMyTime

Great looking bike and I like the color. I was...

Great looking bike and I like the color. I was just looking at that color at the LBS the other day and fell in love. The funny thing was that when I viewed the color online or in a pic, I wasn't...
10-13-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,308
Posted By TakingMyTime

Saturday I got the chance to meet and ride with...

Saturday I got the chance to meet and ride with Jon T from the forum. It ends up that he rides with a group that leaves every Saturday morning right around the corner from my house. We had a...
10-11-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,308
Posted By TakingMyTime

Nowhere today. Way too windy. I'm going to work...

Nowhere today. Way too windy. I'm going to work on rebuilding my wife's bike.

Hopefully this wind dies down by the weekend.
10-10-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By TakingMyTime

Remember you'll need a pass to ride on any of the...

Remember you'll need a pass to ride on any of the dirt trails on Catalina.

https://catalinaconservancy.org/index.php?s=visit&p=biking
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By TakingMyTime

"New" is good.

"New" is good.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By TakingMyTime

Now we're going to have to kill him.

Now we're going to have to kill him.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 06:58 AM
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Posted By TakingMyTime

Boyd Cycling

They're offering 20% off on a brand new set in exchange for your old pair of wheels. That 20% can add up pretty quick. That's at least $130 off a set of Altamonts. It appears they may be working...
Forum: Foo
10-06-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,181
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm not popular either, but I don't know why.

I'm not popular either, but I don't know why.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,573
Posted By TakingMyTime

Whenever I feel like you do I usually just...

Whenever I feel like you do I usually just convince myself to do a 2-4 mile casual ride just because I have nothing else to do. I tell myself that it's no biggee and I'll be home in 15 minutes...
10-06-19, 07:56 AM
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Posted By TakingMyTime

Clean it up and give it to someone who can put it...

Clean it up and give it to someone who can put it to good use. Remove the dork disc and reflectors, a new chain, tires and a good all-around lube and you've got a very capable bike.
10-06-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,103
Posted By TakingMyTime

Trek FX 6 Sport a good choice?

Sure, It's probably a great bike. If you have any concerns you could just slap on some wider tires and attack the other 40% of riding that you say you like to do. But, from what you're describing I...
10-06-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By TakingMyTime

Congrats! It just keeps getting better. There's...

Congrats! It just keeps getting better. There's a reason "smiles" has a "mile" in it!
10-04-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By TakingMyTime

Andrew_G Thanks for the recommendation. I've...

Andrew_G Thanks for the recommendation. I've seen their ad but never hit them up. These guys aren't as far towards downtown as I thought. Mostly I'm looking for someone in the vicinity of the...
10-03-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By TakingMyTime

For that sound when braking... check your pads...

For that sound when braking... check your pads too. Make sure there aren't any shards from the rim embedding in the pads.
Forum: Foo
10-03-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 799
Posted By TakingMyTime

Honestly, what was your boss thinking sending you...

Honestly, what was your boss thinking sending you across country on business and expecting you to wear the clothes on your back for the duration of the trip? You show up for various meetings wearing...
10-03-19, 07:46 AM
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Views: 7,570
Posted By TakingMyTime

"A man has to know his limitations"

"A man has to know his limitations"
10-02-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By TakingMyTime

They have an ad up on C/L ...

They have an ad up on C/L

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/bik/d/carlsbad-bike-shop-retirement-sale/6991296609.html
10-02-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By TakingMyTime

I've looked for a web presence but have not be...

I've looked for a web presence but have not be able to find any. If anyone gets a chance to check out the deals please go ahead and post them here. It's a bit of a drive to make it down there for...
10-02-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By TakingMyTime

Considerably cheaper too!

Considerably cheaper too!
10-02-19, 08:02 AM
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Views: 578
Posted By TakingMyTime

There is a lot to say about being in the right...

There is a lot to say about being in the right place at the right time. I've used that approach at several places.

Several years ago I was in Sears and in the clearance section was a rack of...
10-02-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By TakingMyTime

Lol, it's going to take more than just talking...

Lol, it's going to take more than just talking nice to me.

I know what you mean, quality equipment/clothes can be superior to house brand door buster deals but... I just can't bring myself to...
10-02-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By TakingMyTime

My problem is that I have a hard time laying out...

My problem is that I have a hard time laying out big bucks for workout clothes.
10-01-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By TakingMyTime

Base layers from DSG

I was in Dick's Sporting Goods looking for things I can layer now that the temps are starting to drop. I saw these long sleeve compression shirts and they seemed to be what I was looking for. They...
09-29-19, 12:15 PM
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Views: 306
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm going to try and take some superfine (1200...

I'm going to try and take some superfine (1200 grit) to the rim before putting on the new pads. We'll see what happens.
09-29-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,308
Posted By TakingMyTime

Did my usual (twice weekly) ride to the mouth of...

Did my usual (twice weekly) ride to the mouth of the SART. A little brisk when I left (07:00) but it warmed up faster than I expected. It was a beautiful day and there were a lot or riders out...
09-29-19, 12:05 PM
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Posted By TakingMyTime

I have gone through... 1. Stock pads 2....

I have gone through...
1. Stock pads
2. Upgrade to KoolStop Black Mountain pads.
3. Shimano
4. I have a new set of KoolStop Black/Salmon I will give a try.

1-3 all had the same results......
09-29-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By TakingMyTime

Smoothing braking surface on rim?

I have a wheel that seems to leave shards of aluminum in my brake pads way too often. I would say that about after every 5 rides I'm removing the pads and picking out shards/specs on a regular...
Forum: Foo
09-29-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,145
Posted By TakingMyTime

It's 60 right now here in SoCal. It might hit 70...

It's 60 right now here in SoCal. It might hit 70 but I like to get out before any wind picks up. I'm going to have to dig out some cold riding gear.
09-29-19, 07:43 AM
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Posted By TakingMyTime

It would probably help knowing what bike you have...

It would probably help knowing what bike you have and the wheels you are running.
09-28-19, 07:01 PM
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Views: 4,156
Posted By TakingMyTime

:lol: This thread is funny

:lol:

This thread is funny
09-28-19, 02:05 PM
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Views: 504
Posted By TakingMyTime

Great story. As a sidebar: That tandem they...

Great story.

As a sidebar: That tandem they are on, the spoke config is 20f 20r. If it's not an illusion of the picture... that seems pretty thin for a tandem.

Just an observation.
09-28-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By TakingMyTime

That happened to me once and it took me way too...

That happened to me once and it took me way too long to figure out what the problem was. It's now one of the first things I check. Actually, the cabling is the first thing I look at. See if all the...
09-27-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,219
Posted By TakingMyTime

Lol. I am a little interested in this model...

Lol.

I am a little interested in this model but they will not be our for at least another month. I like the idea of a "wheel on" model and that I won't have to put on trainer tires and can keep...
09-27-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,219
Posted By TakingMyTime

My threshold for riding in colder temps is quite...

My threshold for riding in colder temps is quite low. I promised myself that I would try and keep my riding fitness level up this winter and treat myself to a nice indoor trainer. My biggest...
09-26-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By TakingMyTime

So Cal Bike Shops

Who is your "go-to" bike shop here in the LA/Orange/Riverside/Ventura County/San Diego area? I know most of us probably do our own work, but when you need or maybe just want someone else to do the...
09-25-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By TakingMyTime

Inquiring minds want to know.

Inquiring minds want to know.
09-25-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,308
Posted By TakingMyTime

Yesterday I did one of my usual rides (El Dorado...

Yesterday I did one of my usual rides (El Dorado Park to HB Pier). A 28 mile loop. For the purposes of this story, I do that loop about 3-4 times per week. Yesterday, the traffic lights on PCH...
09-23-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By TakingMyTime

Not sure if this is exactly what you have but it...

Not sure if this is exactly what you have but it might be a start. I searched for "RST TR-Free SL" and came up with several videos by RJ the bike guy. Check to see if any of those come close to...
09-22-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By TakingMyTime

Your biggest front chainring is 48 tooth and the...

Your biggest front chainring is 48 tooth and the rear cassette is probably 11-34. I'm not 100% sure if you're looking for more speed or just fewer gaps between gears?

If you're want to have a...
09-22-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By TakingMyTime

What do you do when your bike is perfect? A:...

What do you do when your bike is perfect?

A: Wash it and go for a ride.
09-21-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,875
Posted By TakingMyTime

You got me on that one. I did not read the...

You got me on that one. I did not read the article and was responding only to the headline.
09-20-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,875
Posted By TakingMyTime

Yes! Study shows that for those over 50, the more...

Yes! Study shows that for those over 50, the more you ride, the longer you'll live

His grasp of the painfully obvious is incredible
09-20-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,308
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm off the bike for several days and it's...

I'm off the bike for several days and it's killing me. I cut a finger pretty bad and it's just not going to hold up bouncing around while I ride my bike. Hopefully I'll be back up by Sunday.
09-19-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By TakingMyTime

Cool The evolution of my 2014 Trek 7.4 FX

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2014_fx_7_4_a511dbfc67552dac3aa9e17d665fc70c74b6ea8e.jpg

Some of the changes were done out of necessity, others were for improved...
09-17-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,436
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm trying to push myself to do 600 miles this...

I'm trying to push myself to do 600 miles this month. Last month was 450.
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