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Posted in thread: Good MD routes??? on 08-08-2014 at 08:52 AM
'Chuck and Gail's Favorite Rides' is a terrific book showing lots of good area rides. I believe
most are at least 30 miles however. You could also scout out Potomac Pedalers online to see
what rides t...
Posted in thread: Looking for some positive input! on 04-03-2014 at 08:23 PM
Elvis is right. If you put time in on the hills, riding flats is easy. Repeats are the best way
to get better on hills. In WV we have plenty of hills. Yesterday I did Red Hill (1 3/4 miles
Posted in thread: Chain skipping on cassette on 03-29-2014 at 03:26 PM
One other thing it could be: If when replacing the chain the pin protrudes even slightly on
either side of the chain it can cause skipping in the cassette. But I realize your issue is in
Posted in thread: Waxing your chain on 03-28-2014 at 01:31 AM
I did some research on waxing chains a little while back. I came away with the conclusion that
the wax properties make it good for wet/muck conditions, but a quality lube is better overall.
Posted in thread: First Road Bike Recommendation on 03-10-2014 at 02:19 AM
I think Lou deserves credit for keeping his bike in the kitchen. Nice!!
Posted in thread: Bad presta valves on innertubes on 03-06-2014 at 02:12 PM
Why wouldn't you just patch it?
Posted in thread: Sizing Sidi Road Shoes on 02-10-2014 at 03:44 PM
Thank would be too easy. The sale only offers full sizes. I'm think of bumping up to the 42. My
PI shoes are 41's and are pretty tight & I have to be sure to wear a thinner sock with them.
Posted in thread: Sizing Sidi Road Shoes on 02-09-2014 at 05:32 PM
I'm looking for a new pair of road shoes. Found a pair of Sidis online on sale. Problem is I'm
a US size 8 shoe. In the European sizing I fall between a 41 and a 42. Anybody know if the
Sidis tend to ...
Posted in thread: Look Pedals - 12 or 16 nM Release? on 01-24-2014 at 04:27 PM
So I'm getting ready to buy the Look Keo Blade Carbon Ti pedals. This pedal uses a carbon blade
instead of a spring. It's available in 3 different tensions: 12, 16, or 20 nM. I'm torn between
the 12 &...
Posted in thread: fuji or cannondale help on 10-23-2013 at 01:29 AM
I've been riding the exact Fuji Team Pro you pictured and have about 24,000 miles on it. The
only things I've ever replaced on it are break pads, cables, and the chain - essentially wear
items. It's b...