Posts Tagged ‘ bicycle crank ’

Spring Training Camp

2 April 2010
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I spent last weekend in Southern Illinois riding with Wild Card Cycling at their spring training camp.  The plan was for me to arrive in Champaign on the Wednesday before, ride locally on Thursday, meet the group on Friday morning, drive down to Anna IL and start training.  The camp was scheduled to finish on…

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First Spring Ride

16 March 2010
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This afternoon was a special for me.  I got to get my first miles outside for 2010 and was the maiden ride for my reconfigured Trek 2300 road bike.  I picked up the bike from my local wrench on Saturday after I had the component gruppo upgraded from a Shimano 9 speed Ultegra triple to…

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Trek Project One Bike

7 February 2010
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Trek Project One Bike

As I mentioned in a previous post, I ordered a Trek Equinox TTX 9.5 Time Trial bike.  I used the Project One Web site to configure the order, which means it had a custom paint job as well as some component options.  Last Saturday, I finally picked it up from the local bike shop (LBS). …

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Crank Length

19 July 2009
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I currently own a 2003 Trek 2300 bicycle, which has Shimano Ultegra 9 speed components.  Almost all of the drive train is original but, in the 6+ years I’ve owned the bike, I have put over 20K miles on it.  The components are starting to show their age.  Time for a replacement.  Since the 9…

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