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Forum: Southern California 08-27-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,615
Posted By SprSonik
"1) Get a road bike, cyclists ride road bikes....

"1) Get a road bike, cyclists ride road bikes. Mountain bikers are just that - mountain bikers. Don't get me wrong here, there is no disrespect for mountain bikers. They are great athletes but they...
Forum: Southern California 06-17-11, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 703
Posted By SprSonik
Got my EA90 Aeros to go with my Madone 5.2 in...

Got my EA90 Aeros to go with my Madone 5.2 in NOV2010. I love the wheels! I weigh about 190lbs and immediately noticed an improvement in ride quality and responsiveness. While they aren't a deep...
Forum: Southern California 02-28-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 1,982,070
Posted By SprSonik
I wish it was that easy...she was set up right by...

I wish it was that easy...she was set up right by a good shop after trying a ton of bikes. Everything is dialed in mechanically/fits properly, it is a mental thing for her. That is why I was...
Forum: Southern California 02-16-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 97,264
Posted By SprSonik
My fleet

All bought in 2010, replacing 5 bikes I had accumulated over the years. The Cannondale Quick CX is my grocery getter/transportation bike. Madone 5.2 and Fuel EX 9.9 are my fun bikes.
Forum: Southern California 02-16-11, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 1,982,070
Posted By SprSonik
Been years since I logged in on this forum, but I...

Been years since I logged in on this forum, but I am looking to start riding with a few more people. I am in San Diego, and most of my road riding is solo in North County or mtn biking with my bro...
Forum: Asia 09-09-07, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,087
Posted By SprSonik
Slow American

I will be in Singapore for 2 weeks in late Feb. Any suggestions on where I can rent a mid/highend roadbike for the duration? I am staying with family, and am hoping to get out every other AM for @...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-04-07, 05:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,541
Posted By SprSonik
climbing pointers.

1- Correct tire pressure...make sure you have enough air in the back tire that you don't risk pinch flats, but not so much that the tire won't deform over objects. That deformation (vs. deflection)...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-04-07, 05:28 PM
Replies: 34
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Views: 974
Posted By SprSonik
Do both...

I lift and ride (road and mountain). Used to powerlift when I was a lot younger, and was benching upwards of 375lbs before I blew up my shoulder in a nasty mtn bike crash (bunny hopped a 18" tall...
Forum: Southern California 08-30-07, 11:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,265
Posted By SprSonik
it wasn't the traffic that scared me, I rode for...

it wasn't the traffic that scared me, I rode for years in SD with no concerns. It was the fact that my bike (not high end) was worth more than most of the cars in the area, and a lot of the people...
Forum: Southern California 08-30-07, 10:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,265
Posted By SprSonik
BF Gangsta...NOT...

[QUOTE=Mo'Phat;5174952]BikeForums is straight-up gangsta, dog. Don't be frontin'. Holla.


Maybe I am not cut out for BFing, as I was a bit nervous riding solo down 7th Ave in Long Beach...
Forum: Southern California 08-06-07, 08:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,343
Posted By SprSonik
http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r104/Mo_Phat/RS...

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r104/Mo_Phat/RSF%20080507/IMG_1258.jpg
Mark - Note the Disco jersey and Rabobank helmet!


In my defense, I got a smoking deal on them...so what if it looks...
Forum: Recreational & Family 08-02-07, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By SprSonik
I have a Performance trailer (no susp) with 2.0...

I have a Performance trailer (no susp) with 2.0 inch wide Panracer BMX tires on it. I run them at really low pressure and can do some light trails with my 3 yr old daughter and 2 yr old son giggling...
Forum: Southern California 08-02-07, 06:09 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 5,752
Posted By SprSonik
Not sure how many people you ride/travel with,...

Not sure how many people you ride/travel with, but I have a Toyota Sienna (minivan) that averages 22mpg and can take 4 bikes and 4 riders with nothing outside to be stolen, rained on, dropped off,...
Forum: Southern California 08-02-07, 12:36 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,517
Posted By SprSonik
way too logical!!! is that why your call sign is...

way too logical!!! is that why your call sign is Efficiency?:D
Forum: Southern California 08-02-07, 12:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,343
Posted By SprSonik
real name is Mark...I guess I didn't have the...

real name is Mark...I guess I didn't have the cool hedgehog do when my parents filled out my birth cert.
Should be a fun ride, and I hope when we are done you all think I am a sandbagger...that...
Forum: Southern California 08-01-07, 09:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,343
Posted By SprSonik
"SprSonik - needs to check with his wife...and...

"SprSonik - needs to check with his wife...and may be a sandbagger"


I have been granted a hall pass for the ride and am looking forward to meeting the group.

As to the potential sandbagger...
Forum: Southern California 07-31-07, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 1,982,070
Posted By SprSonik
unfortunately work/lifestyle changes forced us...

unfortunately work/lifestyle changes forced us out...sold our little ghetto home (1850 sqft) and traded up to a 3,000 sqft 5 bdrm for @ 600 a month less. Since my wife and I work 85% from home, it...
Forum: Southern California 07-31-07, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By SprSonik
I may be able to make it...need to check in with...

I may be able to make it...need to check in with my wife before I can commit. You up for it if it is just 3 of us? I am not a fast rider, so you may not even be riding with me regardless of the same...
Forum: Southern California 07-30-07, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 1,982,070
Posted By SprSonik
I agree with Mo'Phat on the coastal ride. I just...

I agree with Mo'Phat on the coastal ride. I just moved from San Diego to Temecula, but would hit the coast almost every week when I lived in PQ.

BTW- I am new to this forum, and if there is anyone...
Forum: Introductions 07-29-07, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By SprSonik
Unfortunately the name comes from sharing a...

Unfortunately the name comes from sharing a hairstyle with the famous video game hedge hog, not geography or speed.
Forum: Introductions 07-29-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By SprSonik
New So Cal member

I am new to the board, and live in the Temecula area. I am married with 2 young children and I work as a Project Manager from my home office. Most of my riding is mid-week/mid-day. Just trying to...
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