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Forum: Commuting 07-13-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,155
Posted By mlander
My Critical experience, for posterity: ...

My Critical experience, for posterity:

Bought the pista, put it together, happy camper for a few months.

Decided the drop handlebars were just too narrow and unforgiving so decided to switch...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By mlander
Same reaction from my wife. I've beent trying to...

Same reaction from my wife. I've beent trying to break her down, but she's stonewalling me.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,613
Posted By mlander
Dear broken cleat people, OP included: wtf? Take...

Dear broken cleat people, OP included: wtf? Take off your shoe, put it in a jersey pocket, and ride home using whatever pedal you're using as a little platfrom pedal. What am I missing?

The seat...
Forum: Southeast 04-21-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By mlander
Charlotte Group Rides

So anyone have any experience with Charlotte group rides? I have been riding solo since I started (5 or 6 yrs ago) and I just don't know where to start. I would probably wanna ride in a 15 - 18 mph...
Forum: Southeast 04-21-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By mlander
Good mountaining biking at the Whitewater Center,...

Good mountaining biking at the Whitewater Center, Renaissance Park. Also, check out the Backyard Trails. It's a network of some pretty technical stuff in South Charlotte. If you wanna get in the car...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-08-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,536
Posted By mlander
***PURELY anecdotal*** A friend of mine...

***PURELY anecdotal***

A friend of mine does pretty much everything: hockey, volleyball, Gaelic football, pick-up American football, softball, maybe some others. Ask him if hes game, he says...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-08-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,990
Posted By mlander
Misunderstood and my post was a little late. I...

Misunderstood and my post was a little late. I signed up for CC.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-08-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,990
Posted By mlander
Hmmm... i just signed up, no list. Thx for...

Hmmm... i just signed up, no list.

Thx for link OP
Forum: Road Cycling 04-03-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,791
Posted By mlander
So the chainstays just flex? How is fatique...

So the chainstays just flex? How is fatique prevented?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-03-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,791
Posted By mlander
Who in the hell would photograph that bike, but...

Who in the hell would photograph that bike, but not take a pic of the hinge at the bb? Weak.

Also: for a heavier guy (like me) might pay for itself in prevented pinch flats
Forum: Road Cycling 03-30-15, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By mlander
For commuting to class I would get a flatbar city...

For commuting to class I would get a flatbar city bike with somewhat fat tires and fenders. Throw some lights on it. You need a workhorse.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-27-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,149
Posted By mlander
I have this exact problem and I NEVER use a bike...

I have this exact problem and I NEVER use a bike computer. However, going hard doesn't ruin the ride for me. It makes me like it more. The problem comes up when I know I should be going easy on the...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-25-15, 08:33 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,624
Posted By mlander
QBP brands are part of the bike industry.

QBP brands are part of the bike industry.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-25-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,624
Posted By mlander
I guess he has a point, but "killing itself" is...

I guess he has a point, but "killing itself" is an overstatement.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-25-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,211
Posted By mlander
Pass him a $500 gift card to Dairy Queen?

Pass him a $500 gift card to Dairy Queen?
Forum: Road Cycling 03-25-15, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,037
Posted By mlander
Eh, I say don’t do it because you have bad...

Eh, I say don’t do it because you have bad attitude.You’re a self-described *******, but you talk about it like it’s an afflictionyou cannot change. You should work on that.



People can make...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-12-15, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By mlander
What kind of bicycle ARE you?

I ride a slick little road bike.

However, if I were a bicycle, I'd be a steel, flat-bar bike from Nashbar in a neutral color. Kinda heavy, kinda cheap, robust, hopefully dependable. Oh, and my...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-17-14, 02:19 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,464
Posted By mlander
Lemonds. I saw the orange one below hanging from...

Lemonds. I saw the orange one below hanging from the ceiling in a bike shop and it stopped me dead in my tracks.



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Forum: Road Cycling 10-15-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By mlander
Finally went and knocked out my first century on...

Finally went and knocked out my first century on Sunday, 11/12. I did it solo because I'm cheap.

Worst part: flat tire at mile 13. CO2 inflator blew up in my hand (the screw-on part, not the...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-03-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,642
Views: 153,452
Posted By mlander
Crossing over the bridge into Topsail Island, NC....

Crossing over the bridge into Topsail Island, NC.

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Forum: Commuting 09-26-14, 06:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,155
Posted By mlander
Well, thread began in May, so not sure if OP is...

Well, thread began in May, so not sure if OP is still interested.

Initial impression: couldn't be happier with this bike for the price. I feel like I got a great value. No surprises.

If...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-25-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,553
Views: 355,016
Posted By mlander
Very cool video. Reminds me how absolutely HUGE...

Very cool video. Reminds me how absolutely HUGE that city is.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-25-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,694
Posted By mlander
I could not imagine growing up in the impossibly...

I could not imagine growing up in the impossibly harsh spotlight of public opinion, surrounded by mounds of potentially ruinous cash, with an utter diphole for a father. He derserves a little...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-24-14, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,938
Posted By mlander
OK, I realize this post is well over a year old....

OK, I realize this post is well over a year old. But I just scrolled through this ENTIRE thread (and laughed my ass off) and nobody mentioned the real problem with this thing. It's held to the seat...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-24-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,234
Posted By mlander
And this is a good thing, right? Ideally you want...

And this is a good thing, right? Ideally you want things to be designed in Italy. That is their specialty. They make things beautiful. Who cares who does the dirty work?
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