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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-12-15, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,113
Posted By ps249
I felt the same as you when I got my first all...

I felt the same as you when I got my first all carbon bike. There is definitely a difference for the better in these bikes.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-01-15, 08:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,479
Posted By ps249
I quit using kick stands years ago. One instance...

I quit using kick stands years ago. One instance I hit a pot hole and the stand went in the down position and started scraping the cement. Another time I was pedaling on a good run when my foot...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 04-12-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,429
Posted By ps249
Get your self a good floor pump for around $55...

Get your self a good floor pump for around $55 that has a nozzle that is interchangeable between Schrader and presta vlaves. I find the higher end pumps better than the $15 pumps at Wlamart- those...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 04-12-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 298,806
Posted By ps249
I did my first ride of the season today (4-12-15)...

I did my first ride of the season today (4-12-15) at the Saginaw Valley Rail trail in Michigan. It was so good to get out again since last OCtober.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 03-30-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 495
Posted By ps249
Gearing up for 2015

Spring is here. Michigan is thawed now Im just waiting for 60 degree weather which should be here soon. I have not ridden since the end of October 2014 and needless to say I am getting antsy to ride...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 03-29-15, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,619
Posted By ps249
Nice bike. Giant makes some good rides- they are...

Nice bike. Giant makes some good rides- they are about all I look at anymore. I was a mountain biker for 16 years before I switched to hybrids. I like the hybrids a tad better for their lightness and...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 03-08-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By ps249
I say go for the carbon. I have the same bike in...

I say go for the carbon. I have the same bike in medium. The small will fit you just right. The bike is so light it feels like your flying at faster speeds. I was only able to put 500 miles on mine...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 02-02-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By ps249
I would check out the Roam- it has 2 more gears ...

I would check out the Roam- it has 2 more gears 11 x 36 - 11 speed and the price is $815
compared to the Anyroad2 which has a cassette 11 x 32 9 speed at $1025
The material is the same on both...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-27-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,103
Posted By ps249
I been running mine also around 100 psi. Some...

I been running mine also around 100 psi. Some people say 80 is more than enough.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-27-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,103
Posted By ps249
What tire pressure do you use on hybrids?

I am asking about the thinner tires such as 700 x 28.......
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-27-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,924
Posted By ps249
This bike is so awesome I just had to repost my...

This bike is so awesome I just had to repost my fave pic of my bike
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-27-14, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,924
Posted By ps249
I guess I will be a little more wary with my...

I guess I will be a little more wary with my carbon frame. I don't ride as much as you- I'm pretty much a weekend warrior. I am still liking my RX carbon as much as the day I bought it. One of the...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-02-14, 12:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,439
Posted By ps249
Im in Michigan. My season normally starts the...

Im in Michigan. My season normally starts the first or second week in April and goes till first of November...only 6 months of riding a year for me.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-05-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,454
Posted By ps249
I was actually looking at getting a road bike...

I was actually looking at getting a road bike last fall. I was looking at the 2014 Giant Defy until the LBS salesman said he had a Giant Escape RX carbon unstairs still in the box. I did some...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-24-14, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By ps249
Its me too. Could be a stronger than you think...

Its me too. Could be a stronger than you think wind or perhaps something you ate the night before. Those rides tend to be shorter for me.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-24-14, 11:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,680
Posted By ps249
I like the sleek looks of these new machines....

I like the sleek looks of these new machines. Bicycles are becoming more aerodynamic. The neat thing with carbon is you can pretty much make up any frame shape.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-23-14, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,680
Posted By ps249
Giant also announced the Fastroad Comax 2: ...

Giant also announced the Fastroad Comax 2: FastRoad CoMax 2 (2015) | Giant Bicycles | United States (http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/bikes/model/fastroad.comax.2/18734/76128/#specifications)...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-23-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,934
Posted By ps249
Here is the link to Specialized Sirrus Expert...

Here is the link to Specialized Sirrus Expert carbon disc: Specialized Bicycle Components (http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/fitness/sirrus/sirrus-expert-disc)

These bikes are very similar...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-22-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,934
Posted By ps249
I like my 2014 Escape carbon much better than...

I like my 2014 Escape carbon much better than this model. The 2015 offers disc brakes and shim 105 and jacked up the price to $1,750.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-17-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,330
Posted By ps249
Get a decent bike pump (stay away from the...

Get a decent bike pump (stay away from the department store brands), a bike rack for your car to transport your bike, chain lube and cleaning supplies and a good allen wrench set.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-11-14, 05:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,934
Posted By ps249
What is your inseam? I am 5'11 with a 30" inseam...

What is your inseam? I am 5'11 with a 30" inseam and the medium fits me perfect. Try before you buy - I made the same mistake many years ago. Also remember you are new to biking so maybe your just...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-10-14, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By ps249
I use Johnsons car spray wax and lube chain...

I use Johnsons car spray wax and lube chain periodically.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-04-14, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,135
Posted By ps249
Check out the Giant Escape series: Escape 2...

Check out the Giant Escape series: Escape 2 (2014) | Giant Bicycles | United States (http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/bikes/model/escape.2/14810/75679/)
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-04-14, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,161
Posted By ps249
Make sure you put bigger tires on- maybe even a...

Make sure you put bigger tires on- maybe even a front sluspension mountain bike would be good for you
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-30-14, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,594
Posted By ps249
Post pictures of your new ride.

Post pictures of your new ride.
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