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03-07-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,535
Posted By gorillimo

I like fenders on utilitarian bikes. Not much...

I like fenders on utilitarian bikes. Not much chance of rain here, but it just defines the bike!...
01-25-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,998
Posted By gorillimo

Took a couple tries at stems. Good thing Iíve got...

Took a couple tries at stems. Good thing Iíve got a friendly co-op in town!
Super good for me now....
01-20-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,998
Posted By gorillimo

I have a 3 Level cervical fusion. Before it, pain...

I have a 3 Level cervical fusion. Before it, pain caused me to ride upright. Now, my neck doesnít work with drops. Really liking my Surly Cross Check. Comfortable bars, 42c tires run softly. Go...
01-12-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By gorillimo

im really good with my swept bars and grips. ...

im really good with my swept bars and grips.
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12-20-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,811
Posted By gorillimo

Hi. Got them on Amazon. Noirette Plus. Pretty...

Hi. Got them on Amazon. Noirette Plus. Pretty reasonable, too. $39.00, or so. Very versatile and comfortable. I've got at least three usable positions on them.
...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By gorillimo

Bridgestone XO-2?

Local co-op got an XO-2 in my size. $300.00 Thinking it might be fun to have one of the original gravel bikes. Iíve got a Cross Check, but itís set up street biased. Iíd set the XO up with bigger...
12-03-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,899
Posted By gorillimo

My Rockhopper has become a great all arounder....

My Rockhopper has become a great all arounder. Have a lot of fun running it around. ...
12-02-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,811
Posted By gorillimo

Surly Cross Check. I'm really liking it. ...

Surly Cross Check. I'm really liking it. Comfortable, versatile. A keeper.
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11-10-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,811
Posted By gorillimo

42 Conti Speedrides. Roll well,handle our local...

42 Conti Speedrides. Roll well,handle our local hardtrack well. Like!...
11-10-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,992
Posted By gorillimo

itís a great general purpose setup! Gotten to...

itís a great general purpose setup! Gotten to really appreciate all arounder bikes. Lighter build then most hybrids. Still enough for trail riding. Better on the roads. Comfortable position. Iím not...
10-23-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,523
Posted By gorillimo

Yes, it makes me ride to what it suits it. Iím OK...

Yes, it makes me ride to what it suits it. Iím OK with that. The trail in the pic is my favorite ride. It does well on it. Canít keep up with the local club racing pack on the road either!
10-22-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,523
Posted By gorillimo

Donít have to, I choose to.! Devotee of the Grant...

Donít have to, I choose to.! Devotee of the Grant Peterson ďjust rideĒ philosophy. Sold my Klein road and FSR mt bikes.
Use this for everything. Itís a bike, ride it!
Replies: 24
Views: 4,452
Posted By gorillimo

I was about to hit the button on a demo Riv Clem....

I was about to hit the button on a demo Riv Clem. A super low mileage Cross Check came up local. Very similar, 1/3 the money. A year later, still very satisfied with the bike....
10-22-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,523
Posted By gorillimo

My only bike. I ride it everywhere. ...

My only bike. I ride it everywhere.
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10-20-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,378
Posted By gorillimo

The bars are Noirette plus, from Amazon. Pretty...

The bars are Noirette plus, from Amazon.
Pretty funny. The bike previous to this was a modded Rockhopper!...
10-13-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,793
Posted By gorillimo

My previous touring bike was a Ď73 Paramount....

My previous touring bike was a Ď73 Paramount. Loved it, but I have to say my current Surly Cross Check is every bit as good, maybe better.And cost about a third of what another Parameter would cost...
10-06-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,992
Posted By gorillimo

Yes. Thereís multiple hand positions on the bar....

Yes. Thereís multiple hand positions on the bar. Very useable. It had Relatively straight mountain bike risers on it when I got it. Was pretty uncomfortable....
10-05-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,992
Posted By gorillimo

Surly Cross Check!! Does about anything. One of...

Surly Cross Check!!
Does about anything. One of the few bikes you can buy that youíll never regret having bought.........
10-05-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,692
Posted By gorillimo

I ruptured an Achilles tendon. When they cut the...

I ruptured an Achilles tendon. When they cut the cast off, the orthopod told me to write writeI ruptured an Achilles tendon. When they cut the cast off, the orthopod told me to write a bike for...
08-04-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By gorillimo

Do what you need to do to be able to ride. I had...

Do what you need to do to be able to ride. I had an accident which caused a three level neck fusion. Canít make the bend to handle drop bars anymore. Going to a touring tbike. And you know, Iím...
06-10-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,827
Posted By gorillimo

I thought that too. But, theyíre just fine. I...

I thought that too. But, theyíre just fine. I actually find myself cleaning sections I couldnít on my Specialized FSR!...
06-10-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,827
Posted By gorillimo

This! Iíve got these on my Cross Check and have...

This! Iíve got these on my Cross Check and have been very good with them.multiple useful positions on them....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 386,816
Posted By gorillimo

Surly Cross Check at Port San Luis, California a...

Surly Cross Check at Port San Luis, California a couple weeks ago. ...
03-28-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 37,149
Posted By gorillimo

Pretty well what put me onto my Surly Cross...

Pretty well what put me onto my Surly Cross Check. Riv had a Clem demo in my size for $1299. I kept hovering on the button, then this Surly showed up on craigslist. Mechanic owned, less than 350...
03-18-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,711
Posted By gorillimo

I love north road bars! Very versatile setup....

I love north road bars! Very versatile setup. Iím a real convert........
03-18-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,711
Posted By gorillimo

Got a similar bar off Amazon. Noirette s. Really...

Got a similar bar off Amazon. Noirette s. Really like it!...
03-18-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,149
Posted By gorillimo

Iím a surgical technologist. Got out for a ride...

Iím a surgical technologist. Got out for a ride today, because we canceled all surgery. Glad I did. When I came home, there was an alert that we are now under ďshelter at homeĒ. It does seem to allow...
03-15-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,264
Posted By gorillimo

Iím a surgical technologist. 65+. Asthma and...

Iím a surgical technologist. 65+. Asthma and hypertension. Guess i shouldnít go to work tomorrow!!!
Was registered for the Solvang Century Saturday. Got canceled.
Iím a also a drummer. All gigs...
03-15-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By gorillimo

Yep. Sold my Klein and Colnago. Been riding my...

Yep. Sold my Klein and Colnago. Been riding my Cross Check. Ride anywhere. Donít need a costume or funny shoes to ride. Actually use the bike for errands and pleasure. Feeling very Grant Petersonish....
03-15-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,760
Posted By gorillimo

My Cross Check set for a century that was meant...

My Cross Check set for a century that was meant to be today. Permit canceled by the health department due to the Corona virus!...
03-04-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By gorillimo

My two favorite choices. That said, Iím riding a...

My two favorite choices. That said, Iím riding a B17 now. Been pain free since the second day on it. Doing a century in 2 weeks. Itís really good!...
02-16-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By gorillimo

My Cross Check loves trails with itís swept back...

My Cross Check loves trails with itís swept back bars!...
02-05-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,100
Posted By gorillimo

Pretty good with my Cross Check. Ride trails....

Pretty good with my Cross Check. Ride trails. Ride road. Run around town. Explore back roads. Goes camping. Kinda fun, being a bike that goes anywhere. Just ride!...
01-12-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 42,693
Posted By gorillimo

Hereís my converted Rockhopper Comp...... ...

Hereís my converted Rockhopper Comp......
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12-29-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 32,260
Posted By gorillimo

Swept back bars, Cross Check. My do anything...

Swept back bars, Cross Check. My do anything bike!
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12-10-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,782
Posted By gorillimo

Gotten to like these a lot. Noirette ya from...

Gotten to like these a lot. Noirette ya from Amazon A just right amount of sweep back and to rise. Cheap too!...
10-09-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,160
Posted By gorillimo

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08-31-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By gorillimo

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Just ride and have fun! It's only a...
07-08-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,133
Views: 121,883
Posted By gorillimo

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Was riding the bluffs by Pismo Beach. Saw some...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,352
Posted By gorillimo

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My Cross Check is turning out to be one...
05-23-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,605
Posted By gorillimo

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05-05-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,760
Posted By gorillimo

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04-27-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,393
Posted By gorillimo

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04-21-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 292,542
Posted By gorillimo

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Replies: 25
Views: 6,226
Posted By gorillimo

Did it all the time in my days of riding sewups....

Did it all the time in my days of riding sewups. Just used a toe strap......
Should be fine with a folding tire.
12-29-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,760
Posted By gorillimo

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06-03-18, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,760
Posted By gorillimo

Must be a common thing. I always wanted one as a...

Must be a common thing. I always wanted one as a kid. Hereís my current take on one. Gotta admit, Iím probably better off with my 21 speed gearing around...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 479,542
Posted By gorillimo

w Awesome! Been looking for a nice tourist...

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Awesome! Been looking for a nice tourist bike, rolled my own out of a rigid Rockhopper.....
02-18-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,760
Posted By gorillimo

Here's my latest build. and current ride. Rock...

Here's my latest build. and current ride. Rock Hopper Comp. Fenders, 1.5" road tires, spd/flat pedals, North Road bars, Ergo grips wrapped with cloth tape and a bell. Feeling very Grant Peterson-ish....
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