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  • Posted in thread: Problems with bicycle seats breaking on 05-11-2015 at 01:48 PM
    FYI, you guys are confusing Selle Italia with Selle SMP and Selle Royal, they are three
    different vendors. The Selle Royal line is probably what you are looking for. Nothing is made
    as it was and my g...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling Tip for Beginners - Use a Gel Seat on 05-10-2015 at 02:35 PM
    Getting up the right saddle is the hard part of cycling. I worked at a cycle shop and went
    through numerous saddles before I landed on a Selle SMP Glide. It was a weird shape, but it fit
    and felt the ...

  • Posted in thread: Problems with bicycle seats breaking on 05-10-2015 at 02:29 PM
    My guess is that you aren't going to find something like that at all. Saddles tend to wear so
    20 years on one is most likely not going to happen. As for the underside, if you buy a lower
    end saddle, t...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling Tip for Beginners - Energy boost for longer rides on 05-09-2015 at 04:27 AM
    While I appreciate these "tips", I would be very cautious about some of these tips. They are
    great for causal riders, but not so much for a beginner looking to really get into it more
    seriously. As fo...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling Tip for Beginners - Use a Gel Seat on 05-09-2015 at 04:21 AM
    Not my cup of tea, but they are coming out with some nicer gel based saddles. Most of the time,
    beginners tend to skimp on shorts and buy cheap. Sadly they get what they pay for and usually
    it is a ch...

  • Posted in thread: Trek Disc Brake Bike Recall on 04-22-2015 at 02:40 PM
    Well, there is a huge recall happening for Trek at this time. involves skewers opening and
    jamming into the disc rotor. Please check your skewers to ensure that they are properly
    installed.Also, this...

  • Posted in thread: Competitive Cyclist Backs Out of Strava Deal on 04-22-2015 at 12:36 PM
    I kept seeing the e-mails etc, and thinking that this was going to go poorly for them. That is
    a lot of money and revenue that they would be potentially losing. Sure, it is a great
    opportunity to attr...

  • Posted in thread: What SUV Carries Your Bikes? on 04-20-2015 at 04:59 PM
    We have a crappy purple Scion! :p 4 bikes and a canoe!

  • Posted in thread: one of the bike mechanics at my local shop on 04-11-2015 at 04:48 PM
    I'm sorry to hear this as well. Condolences to the family during this difficult time. :(

  • Posted in thread: Stretch or Foam Roller? on 04-11-2015 at 04:41 PM
    Both... Foam rolling pulls out knots, not really a stretch.

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