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  • Posted in thread: Lets see your roadies. on 04-18-2014 at 01:13 PM
    Nice Bike, was that a Project 1?

  • Posted in thread: First road bike on 04-18-2014 at 10:17 AM
    I weight 220 and ride on normal clinchers. Most stock wheelsets can handle up to 230 easily, so
    you should be fine. I have both Bontrager Race Lite and Race X Lites. 😉Sent from my
    iPhone using...

  • Posted in thread: Most/Least Favorite Panniers? on 04-16-2014 at 04:37 PM
    I went with Arkel as well. We sell both Ortleib and Arkel at the shop, but I also liked the
    idea of having pockets when I tour. The one think I did like about Ortleib is that they are
    waterproof, but ...

  • Posted in thread: Lets see your roadies. on 04-15-2014 at 06:50 PM
    Are specialized bikes good??? I've seen many people riding those around latelySent from my
    iPhone using Bike ForumSpecialized makes a very nice bike.

  • Posted in thread: First road bike on 04-15-2014 at 05:38 PM
    Corey,Welcome to the forum! First thing that you need to do is find a bike shop in your area
    that you trust. Next thing you need to do is test ride a few and make sure you are fitted
    properly to a bik...

  • Posted in thread: Lifting like a man for the weakling on 04-15-2014 at 01:02 PM
    So far, I have not ridden over 15 miles. My legs still burn when I pedal without coasting, and
    that hill is still my nemesis. I'm not looking to be a female body builder, but I think some
    more muscle ...

  • Posted in thread: Lifting like a man for the weakling on 04-15-2014 at 12:09 PM
    Okay, to cover your first question. Cheap gloves have little or no padding in them. Look for
    gloves that have some gel padding in them and that will help with keeping your hands from
    becoming raw. fo...

  • Posted in thread: Lifting like a man for the weakling on 04-15-2014 at 11:02 AM
    I lift and I cycle so fire away with questions...My first question to you is what brand of
    gloves are you using? Like anything else, they are not made equal and if you bought a cheaper
    pair, they can ...

  • Posted in thread: New to road biking on 04-14-2014 at 12:48 PM
    Although I am not against people looking for good deals on-line, buying a Tri bike without
    actually be fitted for it can and will probably make for a miserable ride. As far as converting
    it, you could...

  • Posted in thread: What to carry? on 04-14-2014 at 12:42 PM
    Only other item I would suggest might be a RoadID or ICE if you are riding alone. Spoke to a
    local police officer the other day and he told me the first thing they do is try to locate an
    item of this ...

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