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Forum: Road Cycling 08-05-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,286
Posted By NoviceJohn
Shoes over $200 is not necessary if you're a...

Shoes over $200 is not necessary if you're a casual rider like myself. I bought mine for $80 while on sale and works well. The higher end ones are lighter in weight and possibly more comfortable...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-05-15, 03:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,387
Posted By NoviceJohn
If you can find a MUP in your area, I would ride...

If you can find a MUP in your area, I would ride on them than roads. Yea, you may have to deal with bicyclists who take up the entire MUP or kids swirling back and forth or bicyclists who are...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 08-05-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By NoviceJohn
Whether or not you annoyed your LBS, you need to...

Whether or not you annoyed your LBS, you need to go to a shop that has your desire bike anyway. If that LBS doesn't have your bike, chances are they won't know anything about them anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-01-15, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2,601
Views: 229,740
Posted By NoviceJohn
If your group is so strict about paceline...

If your group is so strict about paceline etiquette, why are you letting people join you? You and your group is just asking for people to NOT follow your rules. Save yourself the headache and just...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-11-15, 09:39 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 45,757
Posted By NoviceJohn
7k is definitely a number I would not spend on a...

7k is definitely a number I would not spend on a bike even if I win the lottery. Likes someone said, I would rather buy 2-4 good bikes rather than a "god" bike lol.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-10-15, 07:32 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,612
Posted By NoviceJohn
I have no idea what you're talking about lol

I have no idea what you're talking about lol
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-10-15, 05:22 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,612
Posted By NoviceJohn
Earbud on right ear to hear people coming from...

Earbud on right ear to hear people coming from behind when riding alone
No earbuds when riding in a group
Forum: Road Cycling 05-09-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,457
Posted By NoviceJohn
Basic physics, do your own math and forget about...

Basic physics, do your own math and forget about your apps and cyclometer:

Total ride distance (in miles) / total length of ride (including breaks) in hours = total avg speed in mph
Total ride...
Forum: Commuting 05-05-15, 10:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,808
Posted By NoviceJohn
It's illegal in Florida. However, cops don't...

It's illegal in Florida. However, cops don't really enforce the law b/c they know FL drivers are crazy and at times dangerous to share the road. Even with new bike lanes installed when they repave...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-31-14, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By NoviceJohn
Crank Arm Removing with a crank puller

I'm a newbie bike mechanic and I want to do some of the lubing and replacing as much as I can. I was playing with the Park Tool Crank Puller (CCP-44) and successfully took off the non-drive crank...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 12-26-14, 02:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,190
Posted By NoviceJohn
In addition with re-hydrating and replacing your...

In addition with re-hydrating and replacing your electrolytes, I also suggest bringing a wash cloth. During the summer, we have 88-96 F temps (32-35 C) and what I learned this past summer is a wet...
Forum: Foo 12-15-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 785
Posted By NoviceJohn
Any analgesics can damage your liver. The best...

Any analgesics can damage your liver. The best initial way is the non-pharmacological method. Of course, people depend on medication since birth so anyone barely uses it anymore
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-15-14, 08:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,772
Posted By NoviceJohn
I can 30 miles with one bottle during the cooler...

I can 30 miles with one bottle during the cooler temps like now. During the summer, I would need two and sometimes refills depending on temp.
Forum: Living Car Free 12-14-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,381
Posted By NoviceJohn
Idk about accessory prices are going up but there...

Idk about accessory prices are going up but there is in bike prices. Last year's model of my bike went up by a $100 along with other models.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-13-14, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,877
Posted By NoviceJohn
I would pay someone to build me DIY work stand

I would pay someone to build me DIY work stand
Forum: Living Car Free 12-13-14, 04:10 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,994
Posted By NoviceJohn
It's surprisingly cheap considering there aren't...

It's surprisingly cheap considering there aren't elections going on
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-13-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 232,508
Posted By NoviceJohn
I know foldies are legit bikes. However, it...

I know foldies are legit bikes. However, it still looks weird to me every time I see one
Forum: Road Cycling 12-13-14, 04:05 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,769
Posted By NoviceJohn
For cycling, the only purpose I would use it for...

For cycling, the only purpose I would use it for is evidence in case I get sideswiped by a car or something to use in court if someone made me crash and wreck and cracks my bike
Forum: Road Cycling 12-13-14, 04:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,817
Posted By NoviceJohn
I have the Echolion II, $65, fits well and...

I have the Echolion II, $65, fits well and ventilation is fine. I still don't understand the need to invest over $100 in a helmet unless you compete. Other than the look of it, the weight and aero...
Forum: Foo 12-11-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,273
Posted By NoviceJohn
I was laid off a few years back from a...

I was laid off a few years back from a construction management job. Didn't hate or love it. It was my first job out of college, salary wasn't that great but my company was paying my rent. The...
Forum: Foo 12-11-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,273
Posted By NoviceJohn
At least you received money. My company gave...

At least you received money. My company gave their employees a coupon to go get a free frozen ham or turkey from a local supermarket for our Christmas present last year. What's even sadder was...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-06-14, 04:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,550
Posted By NoviceJohn
As a person who also lives in Florida, there are...

As a person who also lives in Florida, there are steep hills (in Clermont where I live) where the small ring serves me quite well.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-19-14, 11:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,694
Posted By NoviceJohn
He is no cyclist. It's some POS low life thug...

He is no cyclist. It's some POS low life thug riding a POS bike because he was too poor to buy a car for transportation. I don't label them or include this scumbags in the cycling community
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-08-14, 09:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,787
Posted By NoviceJohn
I hear you brother haha. Those things are...

I hear you brother haha. Those things are freaking annoying. Sometimes I'm forced to ride over them because someone was about to pass me on my left
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-08-14, 09:12 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,787
Posted By NoviceJohn
Just based on my experience, kids who were riding...

Just based on my experience, kids who were riding within talking distance (like 20-30 yard at most) of their parents are better controlled than kids who were 100 yards away. The reason is when a...
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