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Forum: Road Cycling 03-07-11, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By Tubby
Thanks - sounds like you have 2011 R3?

Thanks - sounds like you have 2011 R3?
Forum: Road Cycling 03-06-11, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By Tubby
Cervelo geometry size 51 - question for fit experts

Almost ready to pull the trigger on an R3 size 51. Enjoyed the test ride, and it seems to fit very well. I've read a few places on line though people unhappy with the geometry of the 51 (in part b/c...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-28-11, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Tubby
It's strange, isn't it? Especially since cycling...

It's strange, isn't it? Especially since cycling is one of the sports where height is of least importance. I mean Levi Leipheimer rides a 52....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-28-11, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Tubby
Yes, online seems very tempting. But still...

Yes, online seems very tempting. But still doesn't help the "I'd like to test ride at least one bike in my size before buying!" issue...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-28-11, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Tubby
Question for retailers: price cutoff for ordering a bike without commitment?

I am having a very difficult time buying a bike as many stores do not have much stock in my size (52ish) and none of the stores around me are willing to order in a bike that I won't 100% commit to...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-25-11, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Tubby
Yet another help me decide what bike to get thread:

After a year of very little riding, I need a new bike to get me excited. I mostly ride 30-50 mile solo and group rides, hope to get around to some racing this summer.

Currently have a Trek Pilot....
Forum: Northeast 02-22-10, 03:28 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 13,245
Posted By Tubby
Are there any popular lunch/coffeeshops among the...

Are there any popular lunch/coffeeshops among the Southeastern CT cycling contingent? For anyone who is a NYC/NJ transplant (like myself), I'm thinking along the lines of the Runcible Spoon and...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-16-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,811
Posted By Tubby
Wow - my inseam is 29.5...guess 47 is the way to...

Wow - my inseam is 29.5...guess 47 is the way to go. I've got to wonder who buys the larger sizes?? I wish team bmc put sizing info on their website like the cervelo testteam.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-16-10, 11:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,811
Posted By Tubby
what are your measurements? Eric recommended the...

what are your measurements? Eric recommended the 47 for me....but that seems small! (I'm 5'8", though a little shorter than that in cycling measurements). I know they will switch free of charge, but...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-08-10, 04:30 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,631
Posted By Tubby
Also looking at the team machine....trying to...

Also looking at the team machine....trying to figure out my size though. I'm 5'8", currently ride a "52". THey recommended I go with the 47 (52 effective top tube)...seems a little weird to go with...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-04-10, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Tubby
Another "Should I buy this bike" thread - BMC edition

Competitive cyclist has last year's BMC team machine on sale for $2300 complete bike.
Seems like a great deal. Anyone with this bike want to comment?
I'm generally looking to use it for solo/group...
Forum: Northeast 11-02-09, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Tubby
Westchester or CT

Check out the trailways in Westchester.
http://www.nycbikemaps.com/maps/north-and-south-county-trailways-bike-map/
Supposed to be nice. Alternatively, the whole northern Fairfield/Litchfield...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-15-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,408
Posted By Tubby
Thoughts

Farrar had a pretty amazing jump I thought - made up about 4 bike lengths while cav was already in full sprint. Hushovd looked weaker - he only gained about a bike length while Renshaw was still...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-09, 07:40 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 26,063
Posted By Tubby
I am AMAZED that your SHIFT KEY has not turned...

I am AMAZED that your SHIFT KEY has not turned into a piece of JELLO after being BODYSLAMMED so HARD!!!!
Forum: Northeast 06-29-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Tubby
Map

http://www.govisland.com/images/GImap.pdf
Forum: Northeast 06-29-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Tubby
I think they opened up the path around the rest...

I think they opened up the path around the rest of the island this year.
http://www.govisland.com/images/GImap.pdf
The are towards "picnic point" was not open last year - you had to cut across by...
Forum: Northeast 06-25-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 13,245
Posted By Tubby
Just moved to Westport. My usual route so far is...

Just moved to Westport. My usual route so far is the Bethel loop, though I haven't managed to hook up with any groups yet.
Forum: Northeast 06-25-09, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Tubby
That sounds horrible

I can't imagine riding on route 1 for more than a few blocks...if you are up for distance something much more roundabout would be a more fun ride. Playing around with google maps:
...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-24-09, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By Tubby
Looks like CC has the 2,200 build also (with...

Looks like CC has the 2,200 build also (with Ultegra SL) and the 3175 build (with newer Ultegra).
Forum: Northeast 06-12-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,603
Posted By Tubby
No more questions

Just go ride. You'll figure it out. If you get lost follow the other spandex-clad cyclists.
Forum: Northeast 06-12-09, 06:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,603
Posted By Tubby
If you're going up Fort Washington, left onto...

If you're going up Fort Washington, left onto 177th, right onto cabrini. The entrance to the ramp is on the left up the sidewalk at the end of the block.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-05-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By Tubby
Use a rubber band to secure the hose. Problem...

Use a rubber band to secure the hose. Problem solved.
Forum: Northeast 09-21-08, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By Tubby
Governor's Island

Silly question - if you've been to governor's island - any problems leaving your bike while you go into the buildings? I don't own a lock and don't really want to buy one this morning.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-18-08, 03:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,303
Posted By Tubby
The usual 60ish miles from NYC to Nyack and back...

The usual 60ish miles from NYC to Nyack and back with some extra loops of the hills around Nyack thrown in. Completely avoided 9W which made for a very pleasant ride, though a little slower than...
Forum: Northeast 07-23-08, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By Tubby
Fort Lee

If you are doing 9w up instead of river road, you can stop at the police station right on hudson terrace right before you hit the left turn.
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