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    ABOUT ME

  • Retired Paramedic and Reserve Deputy Sheriff, Retired Software Developer
  • Cycling, computers, travel
  • Retired
  • 33592
  • Tampa
  • Florida

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  • Posted in thread: Carbon or metal bike on 07-27-2015 at 10:52 PM
    I may be wrong but I don't think you are going to find any carbon road bikes with mounting
    points for racks. You'll have to look at touring bikes instead but i'n not sure if anyone makes
    carbon tourin...

  • Posted in thread: Bib Shorts on 07-27-2015 at 06:39 PM
    Before you buy any bibs, make sure you try them on and that your body is anatomically correct.
    My short torso doesn't work with any bib I have ever tried. My correct size is way too loose in
    the shoul...

  • Posted in thread: Best brakes for Touring? Disc or Rim? on 07-27-2015 at 06:28 PM
    My personal opinion, when trying to compare disc to rim brakes is to compare them on like
    bikes. Trying to compare disc brakes on a mountain bike to rim brakes on a road or cross bike
    has too many dif...

  • Posted in thread: 2015 Two Spoke Challenge 100,000 Miles on 07-26-2015 at 10:29 PM
    42,366 + 49 = 42,41542,415 + 52 = 42,467

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 07-26-2015 at 10:26 PM
    After two days of all day rains, this morning turned out to be gorgeous. Met Lou, his dad and
    Frank and set out for an early morning ride. 52 miles total and possibly my last ride until
    after my vacat...

  • Posted in thread: Pics from Our Rides on 07-25-2015 at 10:08 PM
    A few pix of our annual ride down to the shore (Belmar) today that was supposed to take place
    last Saturday but got cancelled because of heavy thunderstorm.Looks like a nice place to ride.
    I love ridi...

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo you have taken. on 07-25-2015 at 06:37 PM
    this your new N+1? :D

  • Posted in thread: Geometry vs Handling Question on 07-25-2015 at 06:32 PM
    I was going to try and help you with your specific question about the model you mentioned, but
    Salsa doesn't even list it on their web site. If you are considering one of those bikes,
    measure the dist...

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 07-25-2015 at 11:02 AM
    Hoping to ride today but that doesn't look as if it's going to happen. We have another day of
    all day rain. :hate: If I start getting withdrawals, I can always bring in the wife's trike and
    put it on ...

  • Posted in thread: Check out the new Castelli Jersey Xela reviewed. on 07-24-2015 at 11:55 AM
    I'm not much of a brand name type of guy. I've seen the price of some of these jerseys, online,
    and just shake my head at their cost. Most of my jerseys come from charity rides where I get
    them free f...

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  • 2011 Performer JC-70
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  • Giant Defy 2
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