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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-05-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By MorganRaider
Thanks for posting ! - I can't believe that...

Thanks for posting ! - I can't believe that woman did 13K this year, holy cow. I need to get off my duff.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-28-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,296
Posted By MorganRaider
Terry Liberator Y Gel saddle works for me along...

Terry Liberator Y Gel saddle works for me along with a good set of shorts with a comfortable chamois (Pearl Izumi P.R.O.) and +1 on cyclist2000 stated: Watch the tilt.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-15-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,826
Posted By MorganRaider
Cycling PLUS

Cycling PLUS
Forum: Road Cycling 11-15-10, 11:06 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,418
Posted By MorganRaider
Mavic Ksyrium Elite Wheelset Terry Liberator Y...

Mavic Ksyrium Elite Wheelset
Terry Liberator Y Gel Saddle
Pearl Izumi Leg Warmers
Hammer HEED
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-02-10, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,323
Posted By MorganRaider
Bruce - you are my hero when it comes to cold...

Bruce - you are my hero when it comes to cold weather riding. I am gearing up for this Saturday - should be a balmy 40 deg F, but first time out in that cold so I am bracing myself.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-02-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By MorganRaider
@Jiffyjam: The thing that perplexes me to this...

@Jiffyjam:
The thing that perplexes me to this date is how I could put 400 or so miles on the hybrid last fall with no knee pain. My fitter, who also happens to be a cycling coach and married to a...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-01-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By MorganRaider
I also found somewhat steep incline walk on...

I also found somewhat steep incline walk on treadmill helped. I would lay off the hill climbs for a while if I were you until you are sure the root cause of original pain has been eliminated.

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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 10-31-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,601
Posted By MorganRaider
What are your riding goals ? What types of...

What are your riding goals ? What types of surfaces do you ride on ?

The only thing you might want to change are tires. 38c are huge unless you plan riding cinder trails. Go with say...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-29-10, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By MorganRaider
Mr Jet: These movies are excellent - very...

Mr Jet: These movies are excellent - very entertaining.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-29-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By MorganRaider
Another Jedi-mind trick: "It's really for both...

Another Jedi-mind trick: "It's really for both of us" Is that what she said ? - hmm
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-29-10, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By MorganRaider
That is hilarious. I am still laughing. I get...

That is hilarious. I am still laughing. I get the superhero garb as well. Nice touch. I have termed this quid pro quo means of acquiring toys as "mutually assured financial destruction". So...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-28-10, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,264
Posted By MorganRaider
Get the bike that you think you will "crave" to...

Get the bike that you think you will "crave" to ride. In the end, it will probably make you fitter just because you will want to ride it more often.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-28-10, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By MorganRaider
This sounds like a jedi-mind trick. I bet your...

This sounds like a jedi-mind trick. I bet your wife wants something for herself and will use you getting a new bike as leverage. BTW - go for TREK 2.3 $1500 - new Shimano 105-5750 - cable less hoods...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-09-10, 04:12 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,623
Posted By MorganRaider
No Worries "Q" :) And yes, I think we are on...

No Worries "Q" :) And yes, I think we are on same page here.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-08-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,623
Posted By MorganRaider
To make a point -

To make a point -
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-08-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,623
Posted By MorganRaider
Q = this is what I agree with. By all counts,...

Q = this is what I agree with. By all counts, it's a damn fast hybrid.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-08-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,623
Posted By MorganRaider
More aggressive than the 7.6FX I returned due to...

More aggressive than the 7.6FX I returned due to frame defect. It had a 12 deg stem angle. So as you stated above, per my preferences, I swapped it out with a 17 deg stem. See pics in prior...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-08-10, 06:39 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,623
Posted By MorganRaider
Not sure what you are talking about "Q" ? I was...

Not sure what you are talking about "Q" ? I was merely commenting on OP saying he did not think the 7.7 FX was versatile. Trying to ride with roadies at 20 mph + all day may be a stretch on...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-08-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,623
Posted By MorganRaider
OP may be onto something. 7.7FX does come with...

OP may be onto something. 7.7FX does come with a more aggressive stem angle (7 deg). Versatility - hmm you could probably keep up with the roadies, but not for long..depending on one's fitness...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-05-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 45,858
Posted By MorganRaider
It's a CATEYE V2C - has both speed and cadence....

It's a CATEYE V2C - has both speed and cadence. along with distance. I use cadence >= 80 RPM primarily to ride so I am not stomping the big gears and trashing my knees. In other words, if I start...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-29-10, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By MorganRaider
Fitter 1 was emphasizing 90 deg when in the drops...

Fitter 1 was emphasizing 90 deg when in the drops and had his elbows locked while showing me, not necessarily when on the hoods. I misunderstood what he meant. He was trying to emphasize proper...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-28-10, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By MorganRaider
Transition from flat bar hybrid to road bike

I am looking at getting a road bike. Had a detailed, professional fit done. They ran the comparator and found a performance Trek Madone is a perfect fit. Tried a (Performance Fit) Madone today with...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-09-10, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By MorganRaider
I have a Terry Liberator Y GEL and love it. Very...

I have a Terry Liberator Y GEL and love it. Very comfortable without being too soft. I don't skimp on shorts, Pearl Izumi PRO, but even with Pearl Izumi Elite shorts, I am still very comfortable.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-09-10, 09:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,835
Posted By MorganRaider
Try a fast flat bar, say a TREK 7.7FX, (700x28's)...

Try a fast flat bar, say a TREK 7.7FX, (700x28's) add some Ergon grips (GC3's) for multiple hand positions and you will probably be within 2-3 mph avg speed and able to handle 75-80 % distance vs. a...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-22-10, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,028
Posted By MorganRaider
That's a great deal !

That's a great deal !
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