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Forum: Road Cycling 12-29-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By mshred
trainer suggestions

i'm looking to get a bike trainer for indoor riding. i'd like to use it in the house in the mornings/nights while the kiddos are still in bed, so noise is a bit of a concern.

is it possible to...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-12-13, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By mshred
what's it worth?...specialized mountain bike

hi all. first time posting in the mountain bike forum. i'm mostly a road cycling kind of guy.

i have an older Specialized Hotrock mountain bike that a buddy is interested in buying from me. the...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-19-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,311
Posted By mshred
maybe if you're lucky she'll let you poke fun at...

maybe if you're lucky she'll let you poke fun at her. (wink wink)

one thing i forgot to add...measure the indentations from the center of each, not the edges.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-19-13, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,311
Posted By mshred
pretty easy to measure your sit bones at home. i...

pretty easy to measure your sit bones at home. i put a folded up towel on a wooden chair (coffee table might work too) and put foil over it. sat down on the foil and my sit bones leave a nice...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-18-13, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By mshred
pretty good deal, if the bike fits and meets her...

pretty good deal, if the bike fits and meets her riding needs.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-18-13, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,009
Posted By mshred
on a closed course.

on a closed course.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-17-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 865
Posted By mshred
you might want to consider raising the seat as...

you might want to consider raising the seat as well as bringing it forward.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-16-13, 11:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,894
Posted By mshred
i vote trainer.

i vote trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-15-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By mshred
right. i basically turns your bike into a shark...

right. i basically turns your bike into a shark with a laser beam on its head.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-15-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By mshred
bike laser light headlamp...

interesting idea. if you ride a lot at night it might be worthwhile.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/13/tech/the-laser-light-that-could-cyclist/index.html?hpt=hp_c4
Forum: Road Cycling 09-13-13, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By mshred
sweet bike. love the yellow color. ride the...

sweet bike. love the yellow color. ride the crap out of it.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-13-13, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By mshred
all good bikes. you'll be happy with any of...

all good bikes. you'll be happy with any of them. if none of the components or frames had any markings on them, you'd be hard pressed to tell the differences. ride them each and pick the one that...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-11-13, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,136
Posted By mshred
both good bikes. test ride each and one will...

both good bikes. test ride each and one will likely speak to you a bit more than the other. if not, go with the one that looks awesomer.

as far as the triple, having the extra gearing is nice,...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-11-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By mshred
dude. look how happy that guy is. how could...

dude. look how happy that guy is. how could this miracle water resistant fleece not be awesome.

or...he's looking at some cyclist answering nature's call on a lawn somewhere.

seriously...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-11-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,800
Posted By mshred
knowing you are from the uk, i couldnt help but...

knowing you are from the uk, i couldnt help but read your entire post with a british accent.

anyway, the above advice is about all there is too offer...
1) dont cross chain (big-big or...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-13, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By mshred
good idea. find a different bike...and a...

good idea. find a different bike...and a different LBS.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-13, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,136
Posted By mshred
asking more specific questions would be helpful. ...

asking more specific questions would be helpful. saying "i want a good bike" makes it tough narrow down suggestions.

most of the major brands offer quality bikes that are fast is the person...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,444
Posted By mshred
well...there you go. get the one you test rode...

well...there you go. get the one you test rode (assuming it fits) and ride the crap out of it. you'll love it.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-13, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,319
Posted By mshred
were i in your shoes, i would wait until your...

were i in your shoes, i would wait until your budget was a little higher.

i'm no expert myself, but when i researched replacing my wheels, it seemed like you need to spend a little more than...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-13, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,444
Posted By mshred
i really like my Allez. fun bike. plenty fast...

i really like my Allez. fun bike. plenty fast for me.

some folks don't love the Sora shifters, so you might consider a bump to Tiagra. not sure what that would do to the price point.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-13, 08:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,374
Posted By mshred
"sure, honey, i think it's a great idea for you...

"sure, honey, i think it's a great idea for you to buy another new bike"
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-13, 07:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,374
Posted By mshred
Phrases that are not used often enough

let's hear those phrases that just dont get enough play in cycling forums and conversations these days.

i'll start...

"junk pouch bibs" (see: junk pouch bib thread...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-09-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,362
Posted By mshred
dude...a junk pouch thread? i've been waiting to...

dude...a junk pouch thread? i've been waiting to have a legit reason to type the words "junk pouch" since Al Gore invented the internet. today is that day.

thank you, 41. thank you.

now...a...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-09-13, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By mshred
to answer one of your questions...the one on...

to answer one of your questions...the one on insurance claims...about the only way to get a claim paid for bike theft is to have specific insurance taken out on the bike. most homeowners/renters...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-09-13, 08:36 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,154
Posted By mshred
many folks know this. probably even most folks. ...

many folks know this. probably even most folks. that doesnt mean it isnt fun to go out and buy a shiny new bike if a person has the money to spend. same with accessories, clothing, etc...for just...
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