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  • Posted in thread: Tech phobia valid? on 09-13-2013 at 07:40 PM
    my wife rides a Giant Escape. Not the city version, but a women's specific model. Solid bike,
    reliable. She simply loves it. I ride in the city a ton. On a Salsa Vaya with bar end shifters.
    When I am ...

  • Posted in thread: Clipless to Flats Saddle Adjustment???? on 06-21-2013 at 08:15 PM
    not to sound snarky, but put the pedals/shoes on and go for a ride. You'll quickly know if your
    seat is too high/too low :-D We make this hobby too hard sometimes.

  • Posted in thread: hot weather clothes on 05-31-2013 at 12:33 AM
    Capri length mountain bike shorts. They cover the knees while riding. & sunscreen. no reason to
    go above 30. 50spf isn't twice as good as 25spf. I use a 30spf spray - the store brand. Spray
    on heavy a...

  • Posted on Trek 7300 Hybrid in Cycle Registry on 12/06/2012

  • Posted in thread: Anyone? on 11-10-2012 at 02:15 AM
    It is on my list for 2013. My Vaya is well suited for such a ride.

  • Posted in thread: Bike friendly Hotels- Indianapolis on 11-10-2012 at 02:13 AM
    I've yet to have anyone at a hotel question me about my bike. Now if I was bringing in a muddy
    mountain bike I could see getting questioned. Check in, then go back to your car and walk it
    right to you...

  • Posted in thread: Route Suggestions on 07-10-2012 at 06:25 PM
    Google maps. has a setting that shows bike routes, etc. & I pay extra attention when I am
    driving somewhere as to if that area would be safe for a ride.

  • Posted in thread: Simple question about single speed bikes.. on 04-30-2012 at 10:30 PM
    i ride one for shorter trips to lunch, etc, when I'm dealing with traffic, parking lots, etc. A
    bit more upright, and seems more nimble - or maybe I enter the "bike courier zone' when i'm on
    on it - n...

  • Posted in thread: Tire recommendation for durability/size on 04-25-2012 at 01:11 AM
    Ruffy Tuffy 28s. On a touring rear wheel with 36 spokes. Front is on a 32 spoke pretty standard
    wheel. Have not had sidewall issues. 215lbs and 3800 miles last year.

  • (Past bike) Motobecane Phantom CX
    (Past bike) Motobecane Phantom CX
  • Trek 7300 Hybrid
    Trek 7300 Hybrid
Back into cycling after years away from it. Loving it! Indianapolis IN 2012 Salsa Vaya 3