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07-23-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Stormsedge

Test ride as many as you can. When I was looking,...

Test ride as many as you can. When I was looking, the LBS(s) nearby had Felt, Trek and Specialized as primary offerings. The Felt just didn't feel right on a short ride...rented a Roubaix for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By Stormsedge

I don't know about other brands, but for Trek it...

I don't know about other brands, but for Trek it is usually this month-July...they'll still have some of this year's bikes into the new year, but I got a really deep cut on my Domane during their...
07-17-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By Stormsedge

I upgraded to a full suspension MTB this year...

I upgraded to a full suspension MTB this year because I wanted it and I had the cash...that said, my old MTB was perfectly good (gave it to my grandson) and my hybrid with a set of wider tires would...
07-17-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Stormsedge

Another vote for a flat bar or even an endurance...

Another vote for a flat bar or even an endurance type road bike (more upright) here. I have back issues, but leaning forward a bit (rather than being completely upright and forcing my weight down on...
07-13-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,711
Posted By Stormsedge

I try to do one organized ride a month Apr-Nov. ...

I try to do one organized ride a month Apr-Nov. Showstoppers are inadequate SAG stops, drive distance of over 250mi, hotels over $200, significant elevation gains (>4Kft), and local temps <45F or...
Forum: Foo
06-30-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By Stormsedge

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Man, I miss flying all over the place...oh wait...no I don't.
Forum: Commuting
06-27-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,835
Posted By Stormsedge

I put fenders on my Domane this spring when it...

I put fenders on my Domane this spring when it was raining all the time...have seen no reason to take them off. Not slowing me down. Was briefly mocked by a couple of weinies at the Start of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,262
Posted By Stormsedge

Yes and yes. The dog had no shots and was...

Yes and yes. The dog had no shots and was quarantined. After that I take no chances and I if they step on the road, I pepper spray them...check your local laws. Cheers.
06-26-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 969
Posted By Stormsedge

When I overhauled Frankenbike the chain rings...

When I overhauled Frankenbike the chain rings looked a lot like yours...I changed them rather than wishing I had. I went from a 7 to 9 cassette as well to get a 32 cog...probably overkill, but it...
06-25-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By Stormsedge

My KHS Team 29 has 2.1s on it at present, but my...

My KHS Team 29 has 2.1s on it at present, but my ruler says it will take 2.6s.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By Stormsedge

Go to your LBS(s) and get something that...

Go to your LBS(s) and get something that fits...avoid the temptation to save a few bucks on the internet until you have some experience on how things fit.

MTB shoes with SPD pedals are a good way...
06-20-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,031
Posted By Stormsedge

I toss mine in the spare parts bin, in the event...

I toss mine in the spare parts bin, in the event I trade or sell the bike in the future.
06-20-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By Stormsedge

I had a full set of Rocket leathers and a full...

I had a full set of Rocket leathers and a full set of Rocket textile/ mesh when I had my sport bike. I'd likely purchase Aerostitch were I to do it again. Cheers!
06-19-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By Stormsedge

Yes, but looks aren't everything.

Yes, but looks aren't everything.
06-17-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,416
Posted By Stormsedge

Ask your LBS if they have any "take-offs" from...

Ask your LBS if they have any "take-offs" from new bikes...many buyers upgrade their bikes and move their expensive wheels over, getting a price reduction from the shop for the factory wheels. I got...
06-15-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By Stormsedge

I have two LBS(s) here. I tend to buy bigger...

I have two LBS(s) here. I tend to buy bigger items and get work done (when I don't do it myself) at one, and buy nickel dime MTB stuff from the other as that is their main thrust. The primary LBS...
06-15-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Stormsedge

Uh...no.

Uh...no.
06-13-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By Stormsedge

I ride my Carbon wheels all the time (on year 3)...

I ride my Carbon wheels all the time (on year 3) on all road conditions...use 32 width tires...no issues.
06-09-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By Stormsedge

My 2015 KHS MTB has the serial number on the...

My 2015 KHS MTB has the serial number on the bottom bracket....it runs parrallel to the chain rings...it is either painted on or an appliqué of some kind, not engraved. Hope this helps.
05-28-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,776
Posted By Stormsedge

I have Conti GP 4 Seasons on mine (28 wide)...I...

I have Conti GP 4 Seasons on mine (28 wide)...I haven't ridden it much since getting my Domane, but did do a 100k with it prior to that. Were I to change tires, I'd probably put 32 or wider on it as...
05-28-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,182
Posted By Stormsedge

In my mind the R3s are better...don't remember...

In my mind the R3s are better...don't remember why I moved to them though, although I think there was a claim of less rolling resistance. To be perfectly honest, I'm a D group rider edging towards...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,103
Posted By Stormsedge

Huh, had forgotten I started this thread...AND,...

Huh, had forgotten I started this thread...AND, still on my original bars. Will look forward to comment from those with experience with the Coeffients...when available. Cheers!
05-27-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,182
Posted By Stormsedge

I have a '17 Domane SL6 with the carbon...

I have a '17 Domane SL6 with the carbon rims....switched it to R3s when the R2s began to show wear...excellent tires (32 wide). I'm at 210lbs.
04-30-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,867
Posted By Stormsedge

Yup, call 911...around here they send out Animal...

Yup, call 911...around here they send out Animal Control. I was slashed by a dog two years ago...turned out it had no rabies vaccination, so the owner had to quarantine it...animal control then...
03-02-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,035
Posted By Stormsedge

Lately, I've been using flats on my MTB. ...

Lately, I've been using flats on my MTB. Purchased Pedaling Innovations Catalyst pedals for my new FS.
02-18-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Stormsedge

I just did this dance about three weeks ago and...

I just did this dance about three weeks ago and opted for this:
...
02-18-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By Stormsedge

Thanks. I'm going to shift some funds around and...

Thanks. I'm going to shift some funds around and get one...looks like a best bet for a first dropper.
02-18-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By Stormsedge

I have an ancient Rockshox with a rubber insert...

I have an ancient Rockshox with a rubber insert on my hardtail, and a newer (cheaper) Nashbar on my hybrid. I think they worked/work...therefore, they did/do. I just purchased a full suspension MTB...
02-18-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,615
Posted By Stormsedge

I visited Amsterdam once...my memory of it is...

I visited Amsterdam once...my memory of it is pretty vague...I visited Amsterdam once...
02-18-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By Stormsedge

PNW Cascade Dropper Post-any owners/users?

I am considering a PNW Cascade Dropper post for my KHS Team 29 FS...does anyone have experience/thoughts about this particular dropper? Thanks.
02-17-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,055
Posted By Stormsedge

I just purchased a new in box 2015 KHS Team 29...

I just purchased a new in box 2015 KHS Team 29 FS...I'm good for the foreseeable future having a bike for anything I'm likely to do...road, MTB or leisure.
02-17-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,309
Posted By Stormsedge

No.

No.
01-31-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 458,954
Posted By Stormsedge

Just pulled a new 2015 KHS Team 29 FS out of the...

Just pulled a new 2015 KHS Team 29 FS out of the box this evening. Purchased from Random Bike Parts...they have a sweet deal with a 20% off coupon on the $2092 price. Updated with picture of...
01-27-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,283
Posted By Stormsedge

I spread my Crosscut frame (steel) a couple of...

I spread my Crosscut frame (steel) a couple of years ago using a piece of threaded rod, some nuts, washers and a couple of wrenches. Took a couple tries to hit the mark, but has worked fine...no...
Forum: Foo
01-21-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,207
Posted By Stormsedge

We have been buying the organic recently bc they...

We have been buying the organic recently bc they look the best...they also seem to last longer on the counter, a plus.
01-10-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,060
Posted By Stormsedge

Would you consider a trade for a neighbor who has...

Would you consider a trade for a neighbor who has declared his yard an "animal habitat" complete with signs? He's built 8 or more little igloo houses in his yard and covered them with leaves---so...
Forum: Foo
01-09-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,616
Posted By Stormsedge

Last year we spent $150-270 a night while...

Last year we spent $150-270 a night while visiting Texas. I've paid more than that in NYC, HI, Singapore and Hong Kong...but those were exceptions.
01-01-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,078
Posted By Stormsedge

Fitness test says I'm twenty years younger...AND...

Fitness test says I'm twenty years younger...AND it made me better looking!
12-31-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,078
Posted By Stormsedge

My wife and I are members of the Y. She uses a...

My wife and I are members of the Y. She uses a trainer, the machines and pool. I tend to use the machines and some free weights...and usually push my limits at least one session a week (to the...
12-31-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,978
Posted By Stormsedge

I am dumping everything that does not bring me...

I am dumping everything that does not bring me joy, or intellectual stimulation.
Forum: Foo
12-29-18, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By Stormsedge

Yup, my wife drives that train as well. And, we...

Yup, my wife drives that train as well. And, we take new toothbrushes every time we travel.
12-28-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,171
Posted By Stormsedge

Our neighborhood is 25mph...but beware, 25 is...

Our neighborhood is 25mph...but beware, 25 is viewed by many as an obnoxious suggestion.
12-28-18, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,926
Posted By Stormsedge

I use a Brooks B17 Imperial on my road bike and...

I use a Brooks B17 Imperial on my road bike and Koobi enduro variants on my hybrid and MTB.
Forum: Foo
12-24-18, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 828
Posted By Stormsedge

There's was the year grandpa :50: killed a skunk...

There's was the year grandpa :50: killed a skunk under the back deck...oh, that was me...last night...uck!:trainwreck:


...but, yes, we have an (ex) side of the family we barely did anything with...
12-22-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,082
Posted By Stormsedge

2017 Trek Domane SL6 Disc 700x32mm R2...

2017 Trek Domane SL6 Disc
700x32mm R2 Bontragers
Sunrise Century Bike Tour-Clarksville, TN @7hrs

Multiple Metric Centuries
12-22-18, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By Stormsedge

I've been collecting tools (and doing mechanic...

I've been collecting tools (and doing mechanic work) for >50 years...but I'd like a heavier work bench, a drill press and a table saw.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-18, 06:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,996
Posted By Stormsedge

Domane SL6 Disc...perfectly good, and I weigh...

Domane SL6 Disc...perfectly good, and I weigh 200lbs +/- a donut.
12-14-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,452
Posted By Stormsedge

The Katy Flatland Century is a good one to look...

The Katy Flatland Century is a good one to look at for 2019...I rode the 100k there this year. The Blazing Saddles in Granbury is another, but believe the longest course is 75mi...did the 100k last...
12-14-18, 05:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,666
Posted By Stormsedge

My Tom Tom has an inclinometer option/feature,...

My Tom Tom has an inclinometer option/feature, but I've only opted to it a few times...usually when my HR/cadence fail to sync and I want something to look at. I have no idea if it is accurate.
12-10-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,446
Posted By Stormsedge

LOL...or waste management---good money there too!

LOL...or waste management---good money there too!
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