Last Activity:06-13-2013 4:50 PM
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Posted in thread: Road Bike Maintenance for Dummies on 06-03-2013 at 10:03 AM
I agree YouTube and the Park Tools website both have lots of informative video clips. Another
good source for bike repair and general bike information is the Sheldon Brown site -
Posted in thread: Summer Upgrades on 05-07-2013 at 06:14 PM
My road bike is carbon fiber, my components Ultegera, my wheels Shimano. Over the winter I
bought new wheels at Nashbar. They weren't particulary expensive - around $340, but made a
Posted in thread: C&O Canal on 03-24-2013 at 10:04 PM
Harper's Ferry to Antietam is only about 8 miles. That section of the canal is in fine shape,
but the canal is always messy if there's been a good bit of rain.
Posted in thread: Difference in cranksets on 02-14-2013 at 11:45 PM
... does not in the least answer my question.:hate: Try not to be a jerk. That was valid and
pertitent information. Maybe if you had included your trailer explaination in the first place
my response w...
Posted in thread: Difference in cranksets on 02-14-2013 at 04:03 PM
Why a triple chainring? Unless you're doing some serious hills or just not a very strong
climber, you're probably better off with a compact double. Triples are much fussier to keep
dialed in. And you'...
Posted in thread: ID these cleats and pedals on 02-02-2013 at 04:02 PM
I like SPD's on my road bike. The SPD cleat is recessed, so they faciliate walking around
pretty easily. Road cleats are not recessed, and they can be pretty slick to walk around on.
Posted in thread: Need help with back issue on 01-18-2013 at 03:11 PM
I agree with Rola. As long as I do exercises to maintain a strong core I have absolutly no back
issues. If I slack off on doing stomach crunches, etc. I will develop back spasms. One time it
was so ba...
Posted in thread: Cyclocross for Touring?? on 01-15-2013 at 03:55 PM
A touring bike would be a fine addition to the stable, but for now I'm looking for something to
also use for the C&O Canal shop rides. These rides are fast and there's no way I would be able
to keep u...
Posted in thread: Cyclocross for Touring?? on 01-14-2013 at 04:33 PM
I was thinking of getting a cyclocross bike for our winter shop rides on the C&O canal, and
then to do double duty as a touring bike. My wife and I are planning on riding the Great
Allegheny Passage a...
Posted in thread: Fuji Absolute 4.1 questions about bike on 01-03-2013 at 09:47 PM
Tire size shouldn't drive the decision. Make sure you get the bike that fits and you like. Then
swap out the tires. I have a Fuji Team Pro road bike, and I would say it's hard to beat Fuji
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