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09-21-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By Gallo

for me a cliff bar is my go to on board energy...

for me a cliff bar is my go to on board energy bar

preride depends on when

morning will be oats and fruit typically a banana preferred

lunch evening is whatever i ate don't really tailor to...
08-13-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By Gallo

A ride to Cabrillio Monument should be good. They...

A ride to Cabrillio Monument should be good. They make you pay to go all the way in I turn around at the pay gate. Go down to the SD River bike path into OB and head south

Ride around Mission bay...
06-20-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,820
Posted By Gallo

actually the serial number. I think you can buy...

actually the serial number. I think you can buy decals

perhaps I am wrong but as I understand it

580C WB 86271

The 580 is frame size 58 but is really a 57.5

C is the fork for the bike I...
06-15-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,820
Posted By Gallo

ZOMBIE THREAD!!!! I never did follow up...

ZOMBIE THREAD!!!!


I never did follow up with the final build. I made some changes over the years and it is set up pretty sweet. It is a pleasure to ride and very comfortable. It has a glide type...
06-03-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

I got lucky Mr Ruck had Dumo on his team and was...

I got lucky Mr Ruck had Dumo on his team and was right behind me

Landa missing the podium by 8 seconds is rough

They need to get a team around Roglic. It is possible to win a GT solo but very...
05-31-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

Ackerman wow Demare was my guy but not...

Ackerman wow Demare was my guy but not disappointed as Pascal bounced on the tarmac hard and raced really well the next day. He showed something special yesterday how he got second is still a mystery...
05-29-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

Carapaz looks strong So does Landa ...

Carapaz looks strong

So does Landa

Lopez lacks the legs right now

Nibali seems to only worry about Roglic I find that odd

The TT is short I am not sure how much time especially on day 21...
05-28-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

Its why I picked Dario who has had a great career...

Its why I picked Dario who has had a great career and caused much pain and shaken up races time and time again. I noticed he did not have a Giro win and thought he would go all out to get one. I am...
05-26-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,243
Posted By Gallo

I have been on Rue di Rivoli for the Paris...

I have been on Rue di Rivoli for the Paris stretch twice now. If I go again I will go to the same spot. You see each lap but not the finish. Less crowded than Champs Ellyse. I forget what the name of...
05-24-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

Brutal stage tomorrow I like Landa to triple...

Brutal stage tomorrow

I like Landa to triple up his time grab. He will not see Lopez as a threat and I could see another alliance with those two So I like Lopez for the win and Landa right behind...
05-23-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

Stage 13 the gloves will come off. If you do not...

Stage 13 the gloves will come off. If you do not have legs you will be exposed

Roglic was cagey today. Rode well and he will get no help but it's the Giro and domestiques are burned up quick in...
05-21-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,020
Posted By Gallo

The fact is that this is a targeted hit on Caster...

The fact is that this is a targeted hit on Caster Semenya

Have this condition as a man

no problem

Have this condition and want to compete in any women's event save the ones that Caster...
05-18-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

The Shark is swimming well and it the Giro Don't...

The Shark is swimming well and it the Giro Don't know when the shark will draw blood but he will. He is often overlooked in TT but does quite well. With an uphill finish it might suit him better than...
05-18-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

well my score is not all that but what a great...

well my score is not all that but what a great first week of racing. its why I like the Giro. Breakaways by Italians from different teams and giving one another full support. Racing for stages....
05-14-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

tiz cycling has it streaming kind of sad...

tiz cycling has it streaming

kind of sad that both Vuleta and ZGiro get no love when it comes to coverage
05-14-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

I saw it different Vivani was ramping watts did...

I saw it different Vivani was ramping watts did not have a line Moschetti if he was stage hunting should have been following hard and got on that wheel he had room plenty of it and this is a big boy...
05-13-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

Not sure I agree with that call. I saw no...

Not sure I agree with that call. I saw no dangerous move myself

It's racing.

Vivani was robbed
05-13-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

I changed my team so many times it was dizzying ...

I changed my team so many times it was dizzying

I had Vivani Dumare on one of them

Vivani being the favorite sprinter which often whomever is number 1 red in pre giro does not perform

I...
05-10-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

not sure about that but it is the Giro and far...

not sure about that but it is the Giro and far different tactics. The Tour sometimes gets boring but the Giro always sees attacks leadership change and the big boys mano y mano as the peleton is...
05-07-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,579
Posted By Gallo

doping has is will be around dopers are...

doping has is will be around

dopers are ahead of testers

Pantani and Armstrong were doped to the gills on Ventoux

So was most of the Peleton

Still one of the greatest displays of two...
05-07-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gallo

I am in Bernal injury shakes up the start ...

I am in

Bernal injury shakes up the start

I have changed my team several times probably not for the better

I love the Giro even with no coverage

Steephill and Tiz will be visited much...
05-06-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,865
Posted By Gallo

i run them most times and elbow pads just a...

i run them most times and elbow pads

just a copay resistance straddle

they have been scuffed ripped and torn

they are never like you dont notice them but a good pair does not slow you down
...
05-06-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,310
Posted By Gallo

velogames?

velogames?
10-31-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,869
Posted By Gallo

I dont feel hated so not part of the us ...

I dont feel hated so not part of the us


Being situationally aware whether you have the right of way or not is wise when riding


If you saw him on his phone you did not make eye contact with...
10-29-18, 08:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,275
Posted By Gallo

Slogging it up there to see the peleton pass just...

Slogging it up there to see the peleton pass just outside the Village on the AMGEN and then heading up to the lifts at a snails pace and on the big screen see Gesnick and I forget who a Colombian...
10-29-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By Gallo

I like the inside as well but not a fan the bumpy...

I like the inside as well but not a fan the bumpy slog to the road by the driving range. It was much better when it was ok to descend the inside route. I still hit it but not as much as I used to now...
10-28-18, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By Gallo

nice bike looks in great shape

nice bike looks in great shape
10-28-18, 10:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,071
Posted By Gallo

I have been on the modified Atkins Diet for years...

I have been on the modified Atkins Diet for years now, I eat all the butter and meat I can hold down. The modification I use is I eat as many carbs as I want too

Works great for me

Ok Honestly...
10-28-18, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By Gallo

I think Kapusta hit allot of good points and if...

I think Kapusta hit allot of good points and if this bike is in good shape it would be fine for a tester bike and even more possibly

My concern would be mostly condition and the shocks and their...
10-28-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By Gallo

The tire width seems not to effect turning wheel...

The tire width seems not to effect turning wheel size does hard to recommend without knowing style or terrain. new bikes have wider rims and the tire sits fuller on them. I was in a similar position...
10-28-18, 09:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,973
Posted By Gallo

another vote for 5 10 I have the MacKaskill...

another vote for 5 10

I have the MacKaskill version

I cannot ride like Danny

They are heavy but have served me well
10-23-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,823
Posted By Gallo

Not sure but I found a cluster on ebay that was...

Not sure but I found a cluster on ebay that was in pretty good shape It was a while ago but I think it was a 600 es same year and had a 23 or 25 I forget and it worked well

I did get a hyperglyde...
04-30-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By Gallo

I like the 2x myself

I like the 2x myself
04-15-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By Gallo

sorry to hear about your crash and hope you heal...

sorry to hear about your crash and hope you heal up well

The bars seem to have little to do with the crash and I am not sure having narrower bars on it would have prevented it.

Wider bars...
03-29-18, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,272
Posted By Gallo

There are plenty of high end aluminum bikes built...

There are plenty of high end aluminum bikes built today Pivot Santa Cruz Specialized Cannondale Niner Yeti etc etc

Very few components are made from carbon for mountain bikes.

Having a...
03-27-18, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,111
Posted By Gallo

Orbea is a good company but that is not a good...

Orbea is a good company but that is not a good bike spec wise
Weak fork and drive train
You want to look for the following
Recon Silver or above for a front shock
10 speed cassette in rear
This...
03-26-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By Gallo

yea with one post i will not go a website blind ...

yea with one post i will not go a website blind

rotors are held on by bolts not the skewer

got to a bike shop and look at a bike that it is attached properly explain it to the mechanics buy...
03-26-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,111
Posted By Gallo

800 even though this sounds snobish but it is...

800 even though this sounds snobish but it is true is not a big budget. at that price range look for the best shock and drivetrain
03-26-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By Gallo

both are speced well so I think as others have...

both are speced well so I think as others have pointed out depends on your style.

The jet is significantly less weight

the DB has a better drive train XT vs SLX but I do not think that is a...
03-26-18, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,965
Posted By Gallo

Giro more drama with big climbs in the end ...

Giro more drama with big climbs in the end

Dumo lost his guy lost his gut(potty gate) was not known for his climbing and still gutted (pun intended) it out on his own great race great win

I...
03-19-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,043
Posted By Gallo

no doubt that you feel done at mothers but i...

no doubt that you feel done at mothers but i think you have to loop the observatory at least once just to say you did
03-16-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,043
Posted By Gallo

Thats a big ride Via de la Valle can be busy...

Thats a big ride

Via de la Valle can be busy but the route I would take. San Deiguito dumps you into Via del Valle to go over at Hodges. The route through Ranch Bernardo is more Urban and less...
03-10-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,378
Posted By Gallo

you have to know your bcd ...

you have to know your bcd

https://www.bikeman.com/bicycle-repair-tech-info/bikeman-tech-info/1628-chainring-bcd

I would also replace the cassette and chain at the same time, I see that you...
03-10-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,782
Posted By Gallo

nice bike i see you rode Hodges

nice bike i see you rode Hodges
03-03-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 976
Posted By Gallo

San Diego bicycle club has a weekly group ride ...

San Diego bicycle club has a weekly group ride

Meetup has some rides as well

Many bike shops offer group rides

If your fast Swamis, Rancho Decenders are the clubs I know of
03-01-18, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By Gallo

Plus one with your budget I would go with FS. I...

Plus one with your budget I would go with FS. I ride on the Road and have a hard tail as well. I would recommend a dropper with whatever bike you get. I would lean toward more travel not less and...
01-28-18, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,296
Posted By Gallo

you should go to the classic and vintage and...

you should go to the classic and vintage and search or post there. Tmar and others know their stuff. You would need more information on the bike for a proper answer and a minimum of a picture

Grip...
01-21-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,454
Posted By Gallo

I would agree that one can ride without a...

I would agree that one can ride without a dropper. My first bike was a 1986 GT Backwoods which would be considered a hybrid bike today, It took me on many of the same trails I still ride today. I...
01-21-18, 08:30 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 17,185
Posted By Gallo

now that is funny

now that is funny
01-20-18, 09:45 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 17,185
Posted By Gallo

This quite obviously will not go away soon. I am...

This quite obviously will not go away soon. I am not one that hates Froome for being good. I loved his moxie of sprinting up Ventoux. I was looking forward to seeing him in the Giro where the...
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