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Forum: Commuting 11-20-08, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By NewbieCommuter
I'm excited.... just put in the order... bike...

I'm excited.... just put in the order... bike should be ready in december :)
Forum: Commuting 11-20-08, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By NewbieCommuter
Here's the link: ...

Here's the link: http://www.bianchiusa.com/08_valle.html

I'm swapping out the straight bars for drops, changing over to STI shifters, pulling in gel tape, and changing out the pedals
Forum: Commuting 11-20-08, 09:46 AM
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Views: 703,551
Posted By NewbieCommuter
FYI for those in Columbus, Ohio there's a group...

FYI for those in Columbus, Ohio there's a group that rides from Westerville to Arena district every 3rd Thursday of the month. Here's where you can get more info http://wadbikeway.blogspot.com/
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Forum: Commuting 11-20-08, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By NewbieCommuter
Bianchi Valle

Anyone ride & own the Bianchi Valle? There seems to be no reviews out there.

My LBS mentioned it's the same frame as the Volpe just $100 cheaper... and I love the Volpe.
Forum: Commuting 11-20-08, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 800
Posted By NewbieCommuter
Hi guys thanks for all the responses. I returned...

Hi guys thanks for all the responses. I returned the lobster claws was at another bike store and got the Chiba... omg they are warm... used them to ride in today.
Forum: Commuting 11-19-08, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 800
Posted By NewbieCommuter
Winter glove options?

Hello,

It's finally starting to get cold here in Columbus, Ohio! The gloves that I currently have are the Pearl Izumi Cyclone & the lobster. I wear them layered... however it's just not working...
Forum: Commuting 07-29-08, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By NewbieCommuter
I would highly recommend the Axiom Monsoon bags. ...

I would highly recommend the Axiom Monsoon bags. I just got these ordered from my LBS. I carry my laptop in one and clothes in the other and still have more room. Their Pannier bags are truely...
Forum: Commuting 07-26-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,507
Posted By NewbieCommuter
Thank you for all the feedback everyone. I did...

Thank you for all the feedback everyone. I did finally find panniers that I love... Axiom Monsoon -- Awesome pair with no heel striking issues! The Jannd wasn't big enough to fit my laptop in it. ...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-22-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,425
Posted By NewbieCommuter
I use the olentangy trail all the way.

I use the olentangy trail all the way.
Forum: Commuting 07-22-08, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,507
Posted By NewbieCommuter
Thanks for all the pointers guys. Will ck out...

Thanks for all the pointers guys. Will ck out another store here soon and see what they have.
Forum: Commuting 07-20-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,507
Posted By NewbieCommuter
I do agree that a 56 frame is way to big for my...

I do agree that a 56 frame is way to big for my size. I actually do clear the top bar. Yes, I'm one of those women with extremely long limbs and close to no torso. There's just one more store that...
Forum: Introductions 07-20-08, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By NewbieCommuter
thanks for the pointer

thanks for the pointer
Forum: Commuting 07-20-08, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,507
Posted By NewbieCommuter
will look into bull/cow horn bars. Thanks for...

will look into bull/cow horn bars. Thanks for the pointer.
Forum: Great Lakes 07-20-08, 04:07 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,425
Posted By NewbieCommuter
not sure if this thread is still alive... just...

not sure if this thread is still alive... just joined the BF. Yes, I live close to Polaris and commute to Downtown.
Forum: Commuting 07-20-08, 03:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,507
Posted By NewbieCommuter
I think the stock handlebars on the volpe felt...

I think the stock handlebars on the volpe felt too closed in? Almost restrictive. The crosscheck handlebars seemed bigger... for some reason I felt my hands could wrap around the bars a little...
Forum: Introductions 07-20-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By NewbieCommuter
Hello from Columbus, ohio

Hello everyone,

For the last 2 mths I've been commuting on my Specialized MTB! Yes, it's been going thru transformations to be road worthy. Anyone else on this forum that lives in Columbus,...
Forum: Commuting 07-20-08, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,507
Posted By NewbieCommuter
Thank you to both of you. So it wasn't just me...

Thank you to both of you. So it wasn't just me imagining that the volpe handled better.

Ideas for Handlebars? If I do decide to go with the Volpe?
Forum: Commuting 07-20-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,507
Posted By NewbieCommuter
Commuting -- Volpe vs Crosscheck?

I've been commuting for about 2 months now on a Specialized Expedition 2000 (hybrid)! Yes, I've switched out the tires for a pair of 1.5 clearance with no knobies on it, put on fenders, and a rack. ...
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