Rider:
guitarfanatic1 member offline
Ways to connect: visit my website: http://www.myspace.com/droponestep
Location:
Plainwell, Michigan
Club Affiliation: Rapid Wheelmen
Member Since: August 2007 5 Year Distance Chart
2018 Miles Traveled: 0
2018 Rank: currently unranked
Lifetime Odometer: 9,707 miles
History:

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I have been an athlete for most of my life. I competed in T&F and football in high school. During my undergraduate years, I continued to compete in T&F. My events were hammer and discus. I also used to do quite a bit of weight lifting. When I started Medical School, I took up cycling as a low impact alternative to running and weight lifting, but then I really got into it. I am currently beginning my internship year at an awesome hospital in Grand Rapids, MI and will be continuing my residency in Internal Medicine there as well. Residency hours do not allow me much spare time to ride as much as I want to, I still try to find time to get out and train. I am currently trying to move closer to the hospital so that I can ride my bike in every day to keep in shape. Save gas and get my exercise in for that day; now thats what I'm talking about. Over the next few years, I hope to continue to train and compete in several time trials, road races, and triathlons. Last summer, I also became a little more interested in mountain biking as well. Its a great way to break up road training and have a wild time as well. I built up a GT i-Drive Pro frame a year ago and just added some new upgrades this spring. Its getting warm out here in Michigan and I looks like a good time to get outside and start riding.  
Bicycles
click to enlarge 2016 Catrike Road
Trike Recumbent bike


Lifetime Odometer: 662.4 miles

Tires:
20 x 1.50 Schwalbe Marathon 406 Front Right, front, 662 miles
20 x 1.50 Schwalbe Marathon 406 Front Left, front, 662 miles
20 x 1.50 Schwalbe Marathon 406 Rear, rear, 662 miles
Chain:
generic FSA Bottom Bracket Catrike 9 speed, 662 miles
KMC Standard Chain 9 speed, 662 miles

click to enlarge 2010 Cannondale Flash 29'ER 2.0
Hardtail XC 29er Mtn bike
Description:  Frame: 2010 XL Flash Alloy 29, Si BB3
Fork: Lefty 29'er w/DLR, 80 mm
Rims: DT Swiss X470 29
Hubs: Cannondale Lefty SL, 32 hole front
Spokes: DT Swiss Competition
Pedals: Crank Brothers Candy
Crank: Shimano FC-M521 22/32/44
Bottom Bracket: Shimano Octalink
Front Derailleur: SRAM X-7
Rear Derailleur: SRAM X-9
Shifters: SRAM X-7
Handlebar: Truvativ Stylo World Cup Flat 10 degree sweep
Stem: Cannondale XC3 Si Stem/Steerer
Headset: Cannondale HeadShok Si
Brakes: Avid Elixir 5, 185/160mm
Saddle: Cannondale C3,Ergonomic Form
Seatpost: Cannondale C3, 31.6 mm
Grips: Cannondale Morse Alloy Locking grips


Lifetime Odometer: 242.0 miles

Tires:
29 x 2.1 Kenda Small Block Eight, front, 242 miles
29 x 2.1 Kenda Small Block Eight, rear, 242 miles
Chain:
Shimano Octalink 9 speed, 242 miles
KMC X9 9 speed, 242 miles

click to enlarge 2009 Leader LD781R
Time Trial Road bike
Description:  Frame: 2009 Leader LD781R with carbon rear triangle
Fork: 2009 Leader Aero
Head Set: FSA Orbit
Stem: Profile Desigh 120mm 6 degree rise
Bars: FSA VisionTech TT Base Bar
Aerobar: Easton E70 Aero Force
Brake Levers: Cane Creek 200 TT
Shifter Levers: Shimano Dura Ace 9speed Bar End
Front Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra 9 Speed
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra 9 Speed
Cassette: SRAM Rival 11-23 9 Speed
Chain: SRAM 9 Speed
Seat Post: Profile Design Fast Forward Carbon
Seat: Selle Italia Max Flite Gel Flow
Front Hub: Joytech
Front Hub: Assess
Rear Hub Shimano 105
Front Rim: Weinmann Lp18
Rear Rim: Mavic Open Pro
Brake Calipers: Promax
Crankset: Proride Double
Computer: Cat Eye Astrale
Chain Rings: Dura Ace 56/42T
Pedals: Forte CR150 Road
Shoes: Vittoria Corsa
Lubricant: Finish Line Pro Road


Lifetime Odometer: 2,734.2 miles

Tires:
700 x 23C Specialized Specialized PRO MONDO, front, 693 miles
700 x 23C Bontrager Race Lite, rear, 722 miles
Chain:
Shimano Bottom Bracket 9 speed, 1,243 miles
SRAM 951 9 speed, 93 miles

click to enlarge Schwinn LeTour
Road bike
Description:  Frame: Schwinn LeTour 68cm Steel Lugged
Fork: Schwinn Steel
Crank: Stronglite 170mm
Saddle: Gyes touring leather with springs


Lifetime Odometer: 2,056.9 miles

Tires:
27 x 1-1/4 generic IsoTech 2, rear, 448 miles
Chain:
SRAM 951 9 speed, 1,171 miles
generic Bottom Bracket 5 speed, 1,529 miles

click to enlarge 2005 GT GT i-Drive Pro
Full Susp XC Mountain bike
Description:  
Frame: 2005 GT i-Drive Pro Coupe DeMonde Race Edition
Fork: 2007 Mozo Vibe R Yellow
Rear Shock: 2005 Rock Shox Vanilla
Head Set: Cane Creek IS2
Stem: Easton Downhill
Handlebars: Easton Downhill
Seatpost: Kalloy Dimension 3
Hubs: Mavic Crossride Disc 2008
Rims: Mavic Cross Ride Disc 2008
Wedge: Transit 150
Bottom Bracket: Nashbar Sealed Cartridge Bb 115X68
Fender: SKS Shock Board Fender
Cages: Delta H2O Cage Yellow X2
Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore LX
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore LX
Crankset: Shimano Deore LX
Brakes: DT Mechanical Disc
Brake/Shifter Levers: Shimano Ef27 3x7 Shifters/Levers
Pedals: Forté ATB Comp Pedal with toe clip
Cables: Shimano
Helmet: Giro Remedy 2007 Blue
Lubricant: Finish Line Pro Road


Lifetime Odometer: 515.1 miles

click to enlarge 2006 Schwinn 
Triathlon Road bike
Description:  This bike is my first triathalon/time trial bike.
Frame: 2006 Schwinn Varsity Road


Lifetime Odometer: 2,216.7 miles

click to enlarge 2001 Micargi Super M1000
Downhill Mountain bike
Description:  This was pretty basic mountain bike that I purchased in 2003 when I first became interested in cycling. It is currently an unused frame and fork set that I am keeping as a momento.

Frame: 2001 Micargi Super M1000 Downhill
Fork: Chili Works Downhill 2001


Lifetime Odometer: 801.0 miles
No planned events for 2018

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