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Old 03-23-10, 01:45 PM   #1
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I've been a commuter to school for the past year now when parking got unbearable, but I recently got a road bike to get me there a little quicker than the MB. This site showed up the most on my google searches for maintenance information, and since then I've been using the archives for any info I need; the more I read the more I learn! Right now, I'm working on getting the bike perfect, improving my stamina, and figuring out my personal cadence levels and whatnot.
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Old 03-23-10, 03:01 PM   #2
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Welcome to BikeForums!

One piece of advice if you are serious about improving your performance:

Get started on clipless pedals asap! Used with an efficient pedal stroke, they will make you alot faster.


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Old 03-23-10, 03:05 PM   #3
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Aye, clipless would be nice, but changing out shoes or walking around with cletes is kind of a hassle. If I were more of a racer instead of a commuter, then hells yeah! However, better-than-stock pedals will be on the list. I just need something that will fit some trainers, or as I learned today, indoor soccer shoes.
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Old 03-24-10, 05:47 AM   #5
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