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05-08-2012

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12-02-2016 3:05 PM

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    ABOUT ME

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

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 12-02-2016 at 08:27 PM
    Great looking bike John. Just out of curiosity, what is the consensus on when you should
    replace your bike or are there too many variables to have a general answer?I like to buy good
    quality stuffs ev...

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 12-02-2016 at 12:38 PM
    Fpl, This is a replacement for their CX-Zero model, which has an endurance/grand-fondo geometry
    but it's under race bikes on their website. At $3K, it's Colnago's entry level carbon bike.
    It's MSRP is...

  • Posted in thread: Another reason for supporting a good LBS on 12-02-2016 at 01:45 AM
    What was it?It turned out to be the front derailleur. Apparently, I didn't clean it as well as
    I thought and it was sticking to where the master link on my chain was rubbing against it when
    it was in ...

  • Posted in thread: Another reason for supporting a good LBS on 12-01-2016 at 08:53 PM
    John, I have to ask, is it a short drive? :DNot really! It was about three hours a day for
    almost three weeks. :D The worst part was that I found the problem in the last place I looked.
    :D

  • Posted in thread: Ohio state shooting on 12-01-2016 at 08:35 PM
    Somewhere along the line, I think too many colleges and universities have turned out too many
    psychologists with too much time on their hands to come up with too much BS to help too few
    people that re...

  • Posted in thread: 24 hours on the boo boo bus on 12-01-2016 at 08:23 PM
    We worked a 24/48 hour (one on, two off) shift and it was the best thing since sliced bread. I
    wished I could have worked it in Corporate America after I retired. The ones that really get
    you are when...

  • Posted in thread: Hit A Big Dog Today on 12-01-2016 at 08:12 PM
    I haven't been chased by many dogs but the few that have chased me ended up playing with me.
    Some people say that I'm crazy for doing this, but I normally stop the bike, dismount and start
    playing wit...

  • Posted in thread: Another reason for supporting a good LBS on 12-01-2016 at 08:04 PM
    My LBS is super fantastic. Last month, I was having issues with a squeak that was driving me
    crazy. I normally do my own work (except for wheel truing and headsets) and I tried for almost
    two weeks to...

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 12-01-2016 at 07:38 PM
    A new bike ya say! Nice! Enjoy it! .....Yep! Ordered this morning. Full story in Latest
    Purchase thread.Glad I didn't ride yesterday. My buddy Steve did and he said it was miserable
    out there and he ...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling Memes on 12-01-2016 at 07:28 PM
    There are far too many of us that know first hand, the hardships and struggles of being
    addicted to the pedals. Thank you for posting and bringing awareness to this disease. :D

CYCLE REGISTRY ENTRIES:
  • Colnago Ace
    Colnago Ace
  • 2011 Performer JC-70
    2011 Performer JC-70
  • Giant Defy 2
    Giant Defy 2
  • 2010 Giant Cypress
    2010 Giant Cypress
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HCFR Cycling Team Ride Safe ... Ride Hard ... Ride Daily 2012 Colnago Ace 2010 Giant Cypress
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