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Forum: Northeast Rides and Events 11-18-14, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,488
Posted By youngbeginner
Pleasantville Cranksgiving (Outside of NYC)

A club at my high school is sponsoring a Cranksgiving in our town and I decided to spread the word. If you would like to attend, you can take the train from Grand Central straight up to...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 08-24-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By youngbeginner
Bike for sister (left Hemiparesis)

My sister is 16 (as am I), and she used to have this bike which she loved. It was a small recumbent built especially for kids with special needs. Sadly, she outgrew it and has not been able to bike...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-17-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15,951
Views: 782,107
Posted By youngbeginner
Sounds like I missed all the excitement... I...

Sounds like I missed all the excitement... I left after watching a friend in the 3/4. But yeah I was surprised by a lot of things at the race, the first being the tiny cat5 field. Additionally,...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-14-14, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By youngbeginner
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-14-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By youngbeginner
Danbury crit on Sunday

There is a criterium in Danbury, CT on Sunday. I am wondering simply how the course is. Any description would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling 08-14-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By youngbeginner
Wow, thanks so helpful.

Wow, thanks so helpful.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-14-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,961
Posted By youngbeginner
The first day I had my road bike, I went out for...

The first day I had my road bike, I went out for a ride with my friend and he took me down this long winding descent and we hit 42, and the entire way down I was thinking, "If I crash I'm f***ed, If...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-14-14, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By youngbeginner
Danbury Crit on Sunday

There is a criterium in Danbury, CT on Sunday. I am wondering simply how the course is. Any description would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Forum: Juniors Racing (All Disciplines) 08-11-14, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,508
Posted By youngbeginner
Have you take it back to the shop since you...

Have you take it back to the shop since you bought it?
Forum: Road Cycling 08-11-14, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By youngbeginner
I know you already ditched the bike, but why...

I know you already ditched the bike, but why didn't you just upgrade the components and parts. This would cost less than a complete buy as you can keep the frame and some of the parts you do like. ...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-02-14, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By youngbeginner
Thanks a ton, that was all I needed to hear. I...

Thanks a ton, that was all I needed to hear.
I will hopefully get there on the 14th
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-29-14, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By youngbeginner
So in any case, does the sizing work or not?

So in any case, does the sizing work or not?
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-28-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By youngbeginner
I am either a 52, 54 or 56, not really sure. On...

I am either a 52, 54 or 56, not really sure. On my bike it says medium (because Giant is so explicit) and I measured it getting 53.4 cm. That being said, the bike has a slightly downward sloping...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-25-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By youngbeginner
Does my parent have to be present at the race to...

Does my parent have to be present at the race to sign the waiver, or can I just print one off the website and bring in the signed waiver?

Also, I have absolutely no idea what size I would need. ...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-24-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By youngbeginner
Ok, Thanks, I'll look into that, but I was told...

Ok, Thanks, I'll look into that, but I was told by a member that i could do that, and I emailed the race organizer about the possibility, although I am still yet to receive a response.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-24-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By youngbeginner
I emailed him over a week ago and have not...

I emailed him over a week ago and have not received a reply, so I turned to this website, so as to get an answer before this next wednesday, so that I don't sign up and go down there, only to not...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-24-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By youngbeginner
I looked on the website, but did not see anything...

I looked on the website, but did not see anything about renting bikes.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-24-14, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By youngbeginner
Do you own your own? Also, I do have a...

Do you own your own?

Also, I do have a license now, so my parents don't have to be there to sign the waiver, although I lost about $60 dollars this season to one day licenses, but what the...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-23-14, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By youngbeginner
Kissena: Rent a bike?

I have recently found out that there is a twilight series at Kissena on Wednesday nights, and because I am completely free wednesday afternoons, I figured that I would try to make the series. One...
Forum: Juniors Racing (All Disciplines) 07-21-14, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By youngbeginner
Oh, I can see the vermont now in your user name. ...

Oh, I can see the vermont now in your user name. Sorry, I have no knowledge in that part of the country.
Forum: Juniors Racing (All Disciplines) 07-21-14, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By youngbeginner
Where in Northern New England are we talking? ...

Where in Northern New England are we talking? Maine (north or south), Vermont, New Hampshire? I'm not sure about camps, but a lot of lbs around me rent out bikes (including kids road bikes) so that...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-20-14, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By youngbeginner
How to lube head tube on my Giant Defy 2 (STOP THE SQUEAKING!!!!!!!!!!!!)

Ok, so maybe I'm being a bit dramatic, but every time I turn just a little bit, I hear this annoying squeaking coming from my head tube, and I figure I just have to lube it. Should I take it all...
Forum: Northeast 07-15-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By youngbeginner
Your coastal route looks fine, except that Cape...

Your coastal route looks fine, except that Cape Neddick can get very busy in the summer, especially on weekends. Going on Ocean Avenue is a great idea. Getting through Kennebunkport can be a bit...
Forum: Northeast 07-15-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By youngbeginner
I have a beach house up near kennebunkport and...

I have a beach house up near kennebunkport and was just up riding there, and I have come to this conclusion: Going down the entire eastern trail offroad section on a road bike sucks. It is pretty...
Forum: Juniors Racing (All Disciplines) 06-24-14, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,346
Posted By youngbeginner
But yeah, try to find a bike trail or long...

But yeah, try to find a bike trail or long uncrowded road. (My issue with the roads is that I live in the suburbs of NYC, so the roads are crowded with stop stuff and REALLY bad new york drivers. I...
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