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Forum: Fitting Your Bike 06-04-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,957
Posted By Astrozombie
Without getting a sideview i would say it is too...

Without getting a sideview i would say it is too small, but then again on some of my bikes my knees can get a bit close to the bars while turning them wide and it isn't that bad (since you rarely...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-02-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,716
Posted By Astrozombie
I never knew group-sets included the chain, who...

I never knew group-sets included the chain, who has ever seen a matching Shimano chain come with a bike?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-02-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,349
Posted By Astrozombie
Maybe it's about "feel"? On paper a bike might...

Maybe it's about "feel"? On paper a bike might seem like it's ideal, but actual riding them and "feeling" them out and dialing them in to your body measurements is another deal.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-02-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,450
Posted By Astrozombie
$100 used bike to get your feet wet, better than...

$100 used bike to get your feet wet, better than a cheap department store bike. Then look out for a Diamondback Insight, they go on sale for time to time (I think i got mine for 3 bills) I'm using a...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-02-16, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,216
Posted By Astrozombie
I found the suspension saddle annoying and got...

I found the suspension saddle annoying and got rid of it ASAP, also it was pretty wide, i think they assume the only people buying these "comfort bikes" are big people who want a plush...
Forum: Foo 02-28-16, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,132
Posted By Astrozombie
I didn't check the vendor when buying my...

I didn't check the vendor when buying my Taillight, the Portland design works something something, I got a Chinese knock-off in a box that had been opened and the instructions were terrible. :crash:
Forum: Commuting 01-22-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 4,979
Posted By Astrozombie
Is this typical? We should do a poll, that seems...

Is this typical? We should do a poll, that seems excessive for just one year ?:twitchy:
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-22-16, 02:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,939
Posted By Astrozombie
Mainly rear, as i'm right-handed......but I will...

Mainly rear, as i'm right-handed......but I will make an effort to use both. :thumb:
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-22-16, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By Astrozombie
I started with a FS, and going to rigid was a...

I started with a FS, and going to rigid was a real eye opener, it's definitely the way to go for a noobie.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-14-16, 02:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Astrozombie
You've also got the little screw right where the...

You've also got the little screw right where the cable goes into the lever to play with. And of course taking a little slack off from where the cable meets the nut on the actual brake, remember to...
Forum: Living Car Free 01-14-16, 02:26 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,452
Posted By Astrozombie
My dad got in a minor fender-bender and the work...

My dad got in a minor fender-bender and the work was a tidy $4K!! Not sure how much the insurance company covered but GD! And it isn't even a newer car!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-08-16, 09:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,760
Posted By Astrozombie
Time for some slicks! And maybe trigger shifters?

Time for some slicks! And maybe trigger shifters?
Forum: Living Car Free 01-08-16, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By Astrozombie
I used to, then got rid of it, man i'm regretting...

I used to, then got rid of it, man i'm regretting it. There's a skatepark around here and i never got a chance to try it out, i just probably needed to switch to some fatter wheels. Then seeing Casey...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-08-16, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By Astrozombie
There is such little difference I wonder why they...

There is such little difference I wonder why they don't just consolidate this stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-27-15, 01:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,184
Posted By Astrozombie
Do you have a decent sized gut? I do and i found...

Do you have a decent sized gut? I do and i found the hybrid more comfortable to start, took a while to really get into that road position.
Forum: Southern California 12-27-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By Astrozombie
Intuition will say early morning you are probably...

Intuition will say early morning you are probably better off........

The oddly I've seen my share of crazy stuff when going for jogs in the early morning, but nothing too dangerous.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-27-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,417
Posted By Astrozombie
1. MTB 2. Roadie , was thinking about a commuter...

1. MTB 2. Roadie , was thinking about a commuter one that's a bit more solid for the cold (like a BMX helmet).
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-27-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,591
Posted By Astrozombie
No no no, that thing doesn't need any "upgrading"...

No no no, that thing doesn't need any "upgrading" (not sure those things would even be noticable differences)
All you need to do is accessorize, get a good saddle, set your saddle height, get some...
Forum: Foo 11-21-15, 12:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 907
Posted By Astrozombie
I go by price and where it's...

I go by price and where it's from...............but usually don't care for wine.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-21-15, 12:03 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,312
Posted By Astrozombie
Ta hell is a birder? :roflmao2:

Ta hell is a birder? :roflmao2:
Forum: Living Car Free 11-20-15, 11:43 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,193
Posted By Astrozombie
Looks like i will have to, job requires a truck...

Looks like i will have to, job requires a truck to lug equipment, plus when it gets cold and dark early and you just don't feel like dealing with terrible streets/traffic/pedaling/waiting for a bus,...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-20-15, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 84,257
Posted By Astrozombie
Lol whut, that's Dark Tranquillity ...

Lol whut, that's Dark Tranquillity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLdCcUDhlpE
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-01-15, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 934
Posted By Astrozombie
Something about collecting stuff is what we do,...

Something about collecting stuff is what we do, to ensure our survival and our tribes survival..........or something, we just like stuff.
I got the Diamondback hybrid i didn't need, now I noticed a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-01-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,138
Posted By Astrozombie
Wise ass me would have said "As opposed to...

Wise ass me would have said "As opposed to what?"...........though I think we know where that's going.....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-01-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 713
Posted By Astrozombie
I had one that made noise, and always wanted to...

I had one that made noise, and always wanted to open it up to check the grease/bearings.........couldn't get the bugger off, ruined some threads on one side...........but good thing all I really...
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