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    ABOUT ME

  • Husband, loving cat parent, bike nut.
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  • Posted in thread: Saddle on 12-20-2014 at 05:46 PM
    I have a Fi'zik Arione and Brooks Swallow.

  • Posted in thread: Oh Deer!!!! on 12-17-2014 at 12:25 PM
    I noticed that the bars were intact and the stem separated from the steerer tube, apparently
    cleanly, which means that the forces were sufficient to overcome the clamping torque or that
    maybe the stem...

  • Posted in thread: Saddle on 12-17-2014 at 10:56 AM
    You're right. You're buying a pig in a poke. Many bike shops let you test ride saddles before
    you buy. If you go to an LBS that offers that, and like something, buy the saddle from them and
    not online...

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 12-17-2014 at 04:35 AM
    Rapha hi viz gilet on sale. Sent from my iPhone using Bike Forum

  • Posted in thread: Dura-Ace Stronglight chain ring on 12-16-2014 at 03:17 PM
    If chains not excessively worn when replaced the rest of the drive train should be okay. Look
    for shark finning vs perfect u shape on cogs/rings Sent from my iPhone using Bike Forum

  • Posted in thread: Dura-Ace Stronglight chain ring on 12-16-2014 at 01:36 PM
    With the chain at .75 it's not likely cog wear. Are cassette and chain the same age? I doubt
    it's pedals or chain length. How did you join the chain? Although on second thought a stiff
    link should sho...

  • Posted in thread: Texting 18 Wheeler vs. Me on 12-15-2014 at 01:27 AM
    Effin' A, harrowing story that. Wasn't your time, my man. Shake it off and get back riding as
    soon as you can to shake those demons out.

  • Posted in thread: Dura-Ace Stronglight chain ring on 12-14-2014 at 09:35 PM
    This was the best thread I could find so I'll use it rather than start a new one. So on Friday
    I bought and installed a new SRAM 1091 chain for my bike. During yesterday's century I noticed
    a repetiti...

  • Posted in thread: Check out my Kickstarter campaign: Bikelops: use your phone as a bike light on 12-13-2014 at 06:17 AM
    Battery life is discussed in the text.

  • Posted in thread: Riding with an expensive phone query on 12-12-2014 at 12:02 PM
    no phone? How did you know what to do? Where to go? What was going on in the world? What if
    something happened? What about social media? What about using a live GPS tracker so everyone
    knows where you...

2 COMMENTS
Posted: 
May 22, 2013  •  12:03 PM
We are cat parents also. 9 months now. First cat ever for both of us and he has completely whooped us. Rescue. Bottle fed.
Husband told me they make baskets to ride them on bikes with...
 
Posted: 
May 22, 2013  •  12:17 PM
30 years of cats here. Lot's of fun!
 
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