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06-26-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By N2deep

A determined and organized thief will defeat the...

A determined and organized thief will defeat the lock in seconds, locks are for show. Locks keep the opportunist from grabbing your bike. I believe the trick is to make your bike appear to be cheap...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 465
Posted By N2deep

Absolutely, this!!!

Absolutely, this!!!
06-21-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,170
Posted By N2deep

I experienced the same debacle this summer at our...

I experienced the same debacle this summer at our local Trek Store when trying to buy replacement bottom bracket bearings. The parts I needed were not in stock and they would-could not order from a...
06-16-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,220
Posted By N2deep

Take a shower and jump in the pool before...

Take a shower and jump in the pool before finishing the morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,178
Posted By N2deep

I understand the business model but believe it...

I understand the business model but believe it would be improved if you could submit an offer, Multiple sites have this feature. Just saying, Thanks for your input.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,178
Posted By N2deep

I like pro's closet and buy a lot of...

I like pro's closet and buy a lot of components-mostly wheels from them. My only gripe is that they lack a mechanism/system to make an offer on a bike, especially since some of the bikes have really...
06-15-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By N2deep

Interesting discussion. Buy both wrenches and buy...

Interesting discussion. Buy both wrenches and buy beam types. Beam types are accurate and robust for a home shop, you need to bend or damage one of the beam components to throw them out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 792
Posted By N2deep

Big fan of the chamois creme, I use the small...

Big fan of the chamois creme, I use the small packs when I can find them or use the small disposable contact lens cases/holders if traveling for a couple of days. A case of the lens holders are $5.00...
06-14-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,054
Posted By N2deep

I too have been guilty of a thoughtless act, a...

I too have been guilty of a thoughtless act, a kind reminder to the person that parked this contraption should suffice. At lease he's on two wheels and not driving a cage, a win for us in my book.
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 536
Posted By N2deep

Get a great CPA, one with IRS experience. They...

Get a great CPA, one with IRS experience. They know the system.
06-10-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 698
Posted By N2deep

Almost no one recoups the cost of upgrades so...

Almost no one recoups the cost of upgrades so either sell it as is or keep and upgrade. I assume its got the old shift levers on the down tube and a old 3 x 9 groupset. If you plan to use flatbars...
06-10-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 809
Posted By N2deep

Impressive, nice ride and happy birthday!

Impressive, nice ride and happy birthday!
06-09-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,424
Posted By N2deep

No problem, Our group has several fixies. They...

No problem, Our group has several fixies. They typically stick with the middle pack and seldom jump out with the hammer heads.
06-04-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,922
Posted By N2deep

Over the years Iíve owned multiple Garmin's,...

Over the years Iíve owned multiple Garmin's, boats cars and bikes and a few other brands. IMHO, Garmin makes a great product, has excellent customer service and builds a quality product. Not perfect...
06-01-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 996
Posted By N2deep

No, its an easy fix now, ride it a couple of...

No, its an easy fix now, ride it a couple of hundred mies and the crack propagates circumferentially and its a bigger issue. Think about it, it crackd because its a stress point. Besides skin costs...
06-01-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 572
Posted By N2deep

Congrats for taking on this task. Im sure you'll...

Congrats for taking on this task. Im sure you'll learn a lot. I have zero experience so Im going to pass.

CX wrench has a great rep and tons of real life experience, trust this advise.
Forum: Introductions
05-30-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By N2deep

Welcome, where in Texas? Im in Corpus Christi

Welcome, where in Texas? Im in Corpus Christi
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,255
Posted By N2deep

Interesting points, however I believe the...

Interesting points, however I believe the elimination of the triples is related to suppliers/manufacturers need to evolve the market and to keep new products on the shelf. I would not be surprised to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,255
Posted By N2deep

Not the organized race. The Dirty Dozen Race is...

Not the organized race. The Dirty Dozen Race is an exceptional event for the young and talented, not old Fred's like me. Love watching this race!

Do they still put on the race? Is Danny still...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,255
Posted By N2deep

I still appreciate triples. Due to a lack of a...

I still appreciate triples. Due to a lack of a solid triple with a respectable granny and the hills of Pittsburgh I switched my compact to a sub compact. Yes, larger cassettes are available but who...
05-28-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By N2deep

Love CAD and your skills are amazing. Your bike...

Love CAD and your skills are amazing. Your bike looks like it will fun. Are those Surly racks, front and back? What did you think of the width?
Forum: Asia
05-28-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By N2deep

Try contacting the foreign schools or leaving...

Try contacting the foreign schools or leaving messages along the bike trails.. Most Koreans are welcoming and willing to invite new people into the club.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By N2deep

Best upgrade for me was Absolute Black Mini...

Best upgrade for me was Absolute Black Mini Compact Oval,Chainrings. (48 x 32) for helping this fat ole man up those mountains.
05-27-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By N2deep

Buy nice, buy once, Ortlieb Panniers are the best.

Buy nice, buy once, Ortlieb Panniers are the best.
05-27-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By N2deep

Weight, rolling resistance, profile, quality,...

Weight, rolling resistance, profile, quality, speed, tubeless, price, in that order
05-23-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By N2deep

Probably the most inaccurate method to measure...

Probably the most inaccurate method to measure bolt load is by measuring torque because its dependent on thread flank size, shape, surface finish and about 25 other attributes. Studies have shown...
05-23-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,158
Posted By N2deep

Almost same circumstances, 65 mile coastal ride,...

Almost same circumstances, 65 mile coastal ride, 110 degrees and windy. Drank tons of water but the cramps stopped me about 5 miles from the finish line. Thankfully another rider gave me some pickle...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 913
Posted By N2deep

Wow, Never thought I would have to avert my eyes...

Wow, Never thought I would have to avert my eyes so not to implant that picture in my head, like seeing a plump goddess in a string bikini, but thats the ugliest bike ever..
05-23-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,078
Posted By N2deep

Wow where does the time go? Started reading your...

Wow where does the time go? Started reading your rant(s) and forgot to start my ride! Now its 6:36 and starting this late in the morning will prevent me from stopping at Coffee Waves for that cold...
05-20-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By N2deep

Suspension Stems

I'm thinking about buying one of the two available suspension stems to help smooth out those washboard roads and the expansion joints that clutter up most of the old roads around here. I ride a...
05-19-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,441
Posted By N2deep

Beautiful Bike!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You're a...

Beautiful Bike!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You're a lucky man!!
05-18-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By N2deep

This past summer I built a gravel bike using a...

This past summer I built a gravel bike using a Straggler frame and an older Shimano 3 x 9 as new groupsets were in the stratosphere if available. The 3 x 9 groupset works flawlessly and parts are...
05-14-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By N2deep

Congrats!!!!!!!!

Congrats!!!!!!!!
05-14-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By N2deep

Congrats :bday:

Congrats :bday:
Forum: Commuting
05-14-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,508
Posted By N2deep

I put mine in a baggie if it starts to rain or...

I put mine in a baggie if it starts to rain or it's too humid and that's only if I decide to wear them at all. It's difficult to hear conversations in the best of conditions and when you add in the...
05-14-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,150
Posted By N2deep

Totally agree A guy in our group used to run his...

Totally agree A guy in our group used to run his front blinker during the club ride and it's annoying and hugely inconsiderate. The guy worked for an insurance company (No Poop) and stated that it...
05-12-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,012
Posted By N2deep

Yep, and the road bike buddies also.. The older...

Yep, and the road bike buddies also.. The older road bikers ride these e-bikes with no shame. Got passed by several last year on our Conquer the Coast Ride (65miles), too funny.
05-09-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,464
Posted By N2deep

Most tractors have road gears and will run in the...

Most tractors have road gears and will run in the mid30ís especially with a light rake, probably much faster than the group.
05-09-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,464
Posted By N2deep

The rider might have felt unsafe and decided to...

The rider might have felt unsafe and decided to claim more of the lane to prevent unsafe passes, several studies indicate that we’re a little safer making them breach the opposite lane to pass rather...
05-09-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By N2deep

Falling for the BS happens to all of us sooner or...

Falling for the BS happens to all of us sooner or later and buyers remorse just makes it seem worse than it really is.. A great way to overcome the remorse is to fix it and ride it, at least the ride...
Forum: Touring
05-09-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,480
Posted By N2deep

There are some excellent suggestions listed...

There are some excellent suggestions listed above. However if your willing to look at steel there are excellent Surly choices available beyond the Ogre. The Cross Check, the Straggler and the Trucker...
05-08-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,355
Posted By N2deep

I ride the South Texas Coast line daily and no...

I ride the South Texas Coast line daily and no issues. Proper maintenance and a quick spray with lube and a little wire brush removes almost all spots when they do appear... Nothing will protect your...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-01-22, 02:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,230
Posted By N2deep

I owned a Tern Link 7 and enjoyed the bike...

I owned a Tern Link 7 and enjoyed the bike although I was surprised at the its heavy weight. I think the weight of the bike you choose should be a major consideration, especially for a folding bike...
04-30-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By N2deep

I dropped the nose on my saddle years ago, just...

I dropped the nose on my saddle years ago, just dong like stuff in my junk. Tilting the saddle has little to do with performance and more about comfort. True old geezers would ride gel seat about the...
04-27-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,893
Posted By N2deep

I love the Yakama roof rack on the GTI. However,...

I love the Yakama roof rack on the GTI. However, due to the height I'm considering a 1up rack for the Expedition. These racks appear to be well made and reasonably priced. Regardless of the rack used...
04-27-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By N2deep

The only action that makes sense is to record...

The only action that makes sense is to record these events and to report them to the police and to ride defensibly. Starting an altercation in today's litigious world is sheer stupidity and beating...
04-20-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,373
Posted By N2deep

I ride for fun and average 3K a year. I agree...

I ride for fun and average 3K a year. I agree with the "Can't improve what you don't measure" philosophy. I ride alone most days out of choice and schedule issues and live in the coastal flats of...
04-18-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,373
Posted By N2deep

Training to Increase Speed and Stamina

Iím, A young 70ish Fred, that need to improve my stamina and speed this year and believe that I need a new training regimen. Last year I rode three times a week, 25/30 miles/2 hrs. each ride. I...
04-11-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,302
Posted By N2deep

I bought a Tern Link 7 on my last trip to China....

I bought a Tern Link 7 on my last trip to China. Alibaba and a few friends helped, easy purchase and it was shipped directly to a friends apartment. The price was significantly less than the US...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
04-10-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By N2deep

Great write up! Its a fun trip, thanks.

Great write up! Its a fun trip, thanks.
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