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Posted in thread: Highlight of the ride on 07-30-2012 at 04:48 AM
The highlight of my ride today was that I was with my youngest son (13) as he did his longest
ride to date; 25.5 miles on his new Trek 1.1. Plus, we went to the bike shop and bought bottle
cages. I go...
Posted in thread: MapMyRide/MapMyFitness on 07-25-2012 at 02:42 PM
I use my Wahoo Fitness app during my actual rides, but upload the data to MapMyRide, Strava, &
Runkeeper. They vary a bit with the data they get from the app, so I average things out.
MMR/MMF is a goo...
Posted in thread: How fast can you ride a hybrid bike on 07-25-2012 at 02:37 PM
My max was 38.9 going downhill the other day. (Link below) Had some vibration start at about
35mph, but apparently that's normal? I don't know if it was vibration from the road travelling
through the ...
Posted in thread: Help a newbie spend some insurance money on 07-25-2012 at 02:20 PM
I LOVE my '12 Specialized Cirrus Comp! It's more of a road setup, but I've done a bit of
singletrack on it and the only drawback was the relatively narrow tires in soft stuff. Easily
remedied if i wan...
Posted in thread: low end bike on 07-25-2012 at 02:10 PM
do you like the bike? Are you enojying yourself?Who cares. We ride because we ride, not because
of what we ride.Good on ya for being a cyclist!:thumbsup:qft!
Posted in thread: my new 2nd bike on 07-22-2012 at 05:17 AM
Nice! I might suggest you buy a set of narrower tires to give you a little more speed, other
than that, RIDE!
Posted in thread: Again? Yes, another Clif Bar giveaway! on 05-23-2012 at 04:28 AM
I want in! I love Clif Bars!
Posted in thread: San joaquin on 05-08-2012 at 11:07 PM
Posted in thread: installing new hand grips on 04-29-2012 at 06:05 AM
I use a little rubbing alcohol. Just enough to ease the sliding. It evaporates quickly and
doesn't leave any residue.