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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-06-16, 02:22 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By nycbusi
I try to hit gravel and dirt as much as I can on...

I try to hit gravel and dirt as much as I can on my routes. Living on an island we have a coast with beaches and some of the paths are gravel/dirt/packed sand. From a distance perspective if I am...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-06-16, 01:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,248
Posted By nycbusi
we are all in diff countries so we are all riding...

we are all in diff countries so we are all riding solo. the tour will be 50mi per day. we have all settled on that distance per day and with probably a day break after 4 days. we are planning to avg...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-06-16, 01:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,248
Posted By nycbusi
thanks - yeah it isn't the most up to date. I was...

thanks - yeah it isn't the most up to date. I was using map my ride for a bit. I started in May, about 4 rides a week of varying lengths, but this past long weekend was the most in one shot.


by...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-06-16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,248
Posted By nycbusi
when I squat or deadlift I am used to it, and...

when I squat or deadlift I am used to it, and expected, this is the first time I have felt it from cycling. I was quite surprised. I dl'd myfitnesspal... gonna start counting the calories :)

...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-06-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,248
Posted By nycbusi
Many thanks for all the replies and thoughts...

Many thanks for all the replies and thoughts around my question. I really appreciate the positive/constructive comments.


To sum up my problem which maybe i didnt state as clear as possible, i am...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-05-16, 03:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,248
Posted By nycbusi
sorry guys. Thanks for the replies, will fill in...

sorry guys. Thanks for the replies, will fill in some blanks. I think this is the first time I have ever thought about going faster so not used to this train of thought/info needed




Number...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-05-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,248
Posted By nycbusi
How do i go faster?

Sorry if this is misposted, I was going to put in mechanics, but figured this is more of a general question


So I am using a 3 x 7 setup, shimano and I tend to ride on the hardest gear for about...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-07-16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By nycbusi
This link is a huge help! thank you. I even...

This link is a huge help! thank you.

I even called trek and they didn't have anything.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-07-16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By nycbusi
1990 Trek 7000 Fork Help

Hi Guys & Gals

I have a recent purchase of a 1990 Trek 7000 mtn bike. I have assembled it, got the brakes and everything clean-ish, greased, working etc. what I have yet to tweak is the headset...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-16-16, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By nycbusi
I was hoping to avoid buying the tire and doing a...

I was hoping to avoid buying the tire and doing a bit of math and measuring beforehand.

thank all for the replies...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-15-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By nycbusi
Tire Height

I have 25s on my bike and from a width perspective i have plenty of room. I'm concerned with the height profile of the 28s. Does anyone know where to get the tire height specifics?

Marathon Plus...
Forum: Touring 05-11-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By nycbusi
bradtx - yeah I am leaning one way towards one...

bradtx - yeah I am leaning one way towards one bike and then one day towards the other... =/

there are pluses and minuses for both. I dnt wnt hijack this thread wth my bike, maybe after I do a bit...
Forum: Touring 05-11-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By nycbusi
thanks I didn't even know they were called...

thanks

I didn't even know they were called that. I found them on ebay for $11 !!
Trekking Cycling Road Mountain Bike Bicycle Butterfly Handlebar 580 25 4mm T0G3 | eBay...
Forum: Touring 05-11-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By nycbusi
Thanks for all of the replies guys. That...

Thanks for all of the replies guys.

That link to the bars opened me up to the Jones Handlebar which I had never seen before. That looks like it has a lot of handle positioning options and space...
Forum: Touring 05-10-16, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By nycbusi
Bar options for touring

i'm trying to decide on a bike for a 400 mi tour. I have two to choose from. One is a traditional road bike, jamis ventura and the other an old dutch bike.

The jamis has drop bars and the dutch...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-29-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By nycbusi
sorry for the double post... I forgot to add that...

sorry for the double post... I forgot to add that I took the Jamis to the bike shop and a 28 with a light tread schwable fit really nice on the front rim. It managed to fit on the back rim, but...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-29-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By nycbusi
Yeh I m super pumped about the whole trip. We are...

Yeh I m super pumped about the whole trip. We are 3 guys and a girl so far. One dude and one girl are Indian so we have local knowledge tht will be very helpful. ive been to india 5 times, but my...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-26-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By nycbusi
thanks - the loose gravel i was describing was...

thanks - the loose gravel i was describing was more like pebbles, stones in the road...

i cant see the pic for some reason you posted?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-26-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By nycbusi
The trick is i want to make it to my destination...

The trick is i want to make it to my destination in one piece and comfortably :)

riding it as is on Staten Island i pop my tire on these roads at least every 4x i go for a ride. I can just imagine...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-26-16, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By nycbusi
thanks guys - I will give a full measure after...

thanks guys - I will give a full measure after work today.

the internet really is amazing ... I found this link to the rim..... ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-25-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By nycbusi
interesting... this is the exact rim i have. ...

interesting... this is the exact rim i have.

29 x 2.25 tire on 700c rim- Mtbr.com (http://forums.mtbr.com/wheels-tires/29-x-2-25-tire-700c-rim-865132.html)

Im definitely not going that big, but...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-25-16, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By nycbusi
Thanks - i was hoping there was a bit of fork...

Thanks - i was hoping there was a bit of fork width sizing magic i might not know about. I'll bring it to the local bike shop and see what fits.

thanks
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-25-16, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By nycbusi
Yeah. I figured i would need new wheels. I was...

Yeah. I figured i would need new wheels. I was hoping i might be able to adjust the brakes to make them a bit wider, but if i have to get some new ones so be it.

I am actually in to old bikes and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-25-16, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By nycbusi
Alternative tire size help

Hi

I hope this is the right section to post. Apologies if it is not.

I currently am riding a 2007 Jamis Ventura Comp : 2007 Jamis Ventura Comp - BikePedia...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-29-13, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,222
Posted By nycbusi
this is the exact same model as the road puppy,...

this is the exact same model as the road puppy, just diff color and chain guard
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