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Posted in thread: Motobecane Cafe Latte on 07-17-2013 at 02:42 AM
Congrats on your Motor Latte... I'm liking mine, a lot! Not long ago, my Specialized
Crosstrail, (pictured in my avatar) got stolen. I went to Craigslist and found this Moto the
very next day and pick...
Posted in thread: Motobecane Cafe Latte on 07-09-2013 at 01:58 AM
Update:I have 571 miles so far on the bike. Everything is holding up well, and I'm enjoying the
ride. Took me forever to get used to the saddle, but I think I finally have it down. I'm still
going to ...
Posted in thread: Things to take on bike rides? on 05-16-2013 at 05:28 PM
More or less, this doesn't vary too much from MTB to road bike. I carry a patch kit, tube, a
frame pump, a little cash ($10 or $20), a credit card, driver's license, water, cell phone,
Posted in thread: Things to take on bike rides? on 05-16-2013 at 05:23 PM
Does caffeine help with bonking? I usually just use a gu, caffeine seems like it would just get
my heart racing like crazy.The worst bonk I ever had, the one thing that got me home was a
20-oz Dr. Pep...
Posted in thread: What is bonking like? on 05-02-2013 at 12:11 PM
I meant to comment on this a few days ago, but kept putting it off. I have a particularly
memorable story of me bonking.I hopped on my MTB one morning and rode 6 miles to the trailhead.
I kept feeling...
Posted in thread: Feeling guilty this morning... on 04-29-2013 at 03:25 PM
Don't feel guilty. Bottom line is REI put a price of $100 on it without a gun held to their
head. When opportunity knocks, you answer. You simply answered.
Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 04-29-2013 at 02:06 AM
Hit the 50-mile mark for the first time today with a ride of 51.3 miles. Battled a wicked
headwind for part of the ride which zapped by legs for the rest of the ride. Still in training
mode and learni...
Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 03-11-2013 at 05:58 PM
27.9 miles yesterday. Best ride I've had so far on the new bike. I finally feel like I have it
dialed in. Nice day to ride, sunny and in the 70s.
Posted in thread: Can i use my mountain bike as a tourer? on 03-02-2013 at 12:28 PM
I pondered this question for a while now, and decided not to go about touring on a MTB.
However, below is a list of people who have and their experiences.