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Posted in thread: Hybrid or Road bike on 03-27-2015 at 09:44 PM
Thank you, gents. I thought there was a big difference between carbon & aluminum. So off to the
first LBS to look at aluminum. Got a quick fit on a Fuji Sportif 2.1 then took a ride. A short
Posted in thread: Hybrid or Road bike on 03-27-2015 at 05:35 PM
The second LBS aka Bike Barn has a Specialized Allez Sport for $765. Aluminum 2014 model. It
weighs 22 pounds. It was raining & there is still too much snow for a test ride. The Allez
seemed to fit be...
Posted in thread: Hybrid or Road bike on 03-27-2015 at 02:04 PM
Thanks, folks. I guess the best thing to do is give it a test ride. I'm going to another LBS
this afternoon to see what they have for comparison. The carbon better make a huge difference
or it's out. ...
Posted in thread: Hybrid or Road bike on 03-26-2015 at 11:36 PM
Last spring I wrestled with maybe upgrading from my sisters Hybrid. It's what got me riding
again after 25 years. This will be the 4th season and I'm itchy again. The LBS has a full
carbon Scott CR1 f...
Posted in thread: Platform/Flat Pedals on 03-24-2015 at 11:24 PM
Flat feet & flat pedals.
Posted in thread: The Bear Basics on 03-22-2015 at 01:39 AM
Posted in thread: any man using woman bike? on 03-19-2015 at 12:04 AM
I'm on my sister's bike. I have proportionally short legs. It fits.
Posted in thread: Everybody Smile on 03-18-2015 at 01:22 AM
Have to share
Posted in thread: Nothing drills it in like "Sir" - Grrr!! on 03-12-2015 at 11:03 PM
I've always loved Rodney Dangerfield. He was the modern W C Field to me. 50+ looks like the
right place. The issue here is a persons history & sensitivity. The story can go either way.
Posted in thread: Hello on 03-11-2015 at 12:42 AM
Thanks for the pleasant read, SlowDog. Cycling is fun, personal and damn rewarding. Have fun.