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Forum: Utility Cycling 05-23-15, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By dmikester1
looking for rear bike rack that will clip onto rear trunk bags

I am looking at getting a rear bike rack because it sure is a pain carrying everything on my back or on my arms and my legs keep hitting the stuff. I want a rack that will clip onto a bag for easy...
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-15-14, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By dmikester1
Looking for inexpensive < $50 clippable bike trunk bag

I want to get a trunk bag for my bike. I would like to be able to do some light grocery shopping and commute to work with a change of clothes and lunch. I want it to be a bag that will clip onto...
Forum: Triathlon 06-16-11, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By dmikester1
Cool, yeah, I totally agree with you about...

Cool, yeah, I totally agree with you about finishing. I'm not sure the slowest one at our tri, probably around 2:30. Mine was 2:01. The winner did 1:01. But I think our distances were a bit...
Forum: Triathlon 06-16-11, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By dmikester1
Oh my gosh, that almost makes you sick watching...

Oh my gosh, that almost makes you sick watching that. I just finished my first tri(a sprint) this weekend. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done. It was painful and very tiring. But I...
Forum: Triathlon 06-14-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 25,781
Posted By dmikester1
Not that I have the money to buy this. But I'm...

Not that I have the money to buy this. But I'm just curious to hear your guy's thoughts. How would this work for a tri? And is it a good deal?
http://eauclaire.craigslist.org/bik/2379171751.html...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-05-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By dmikester1
Wow, thanks for all the tips guys. I was...

Wow, thanks for all the tips guys. I was planning on putting it in the tire first, but I just put it around the rim to see what it would look like and was just surprised by all the slack. Glad to...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-05-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By dmikester1
Swapping road tires onto a mountain bike

I bought some new 26x1.5 smooth tires for my mountain bike. And I also got some 26x1.5-1.75 tubes. My current tires are 26x2.125. When I put the new tube partially inflated around my rim, there...
Forum: Commuting 05-22-11, 06:12 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 16,470
Posted By dmikester1
Cateye Strada Cadence CC-RD200 2x 26 x...

Cateye Strada Cadence CC-RD200
2x 26 x 1.5-1.75" Schrader Valve tubes
2x Kenda Kwest Commuter/Recumbant Bicycle Tire 26 x 1.5" 100 psi

Turning my MTB into a commuter and to use for a...
Forum: Commuting 05-21-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 8,644,309
Posted By dmikester1
Thanks for the response. Why wouldn't this be...

Thanks for the response. Why wouldn't this be very good for a triathalon? It's all I've got so I'm going to have to use it either way. I figure some new slicks should some.
Thanks
Mike
Forum: Commuting 05-20-11, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 8,644,309
Posted By dmikester1
I got this Giant used a couple years ago at a...

I got this Giant used a couple years ago at a local bike shop for $150. It is by far the smoothest, highest quality bike I've ever had. I love it! I'd like to swap out the tires for some nice...
Forum: Great Lakes 05-20-11, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By dmikester1
OK, I know this thread is crazy old. But I just...

OK, I know this thread is crazy old. But I just wanted to chime in and say I'm from Eau Claire as well. I've been riding to work daily now that the weather is nice. I'm also planning on a doing...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-20-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,704
Posted By dmikester1
Thanks for the response. Why do you recommend a...

Thanks for the response. Why do you recommend a 1.5" tire instead of the size I currently have? How do you know they will fit? Also, why would you recommend getting new tubes if my current ones...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-19-11, 10:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,704
Posted By dmikester1
Awesome thread, thanks for starting this OP. I...

Awesome thread, thanks for starting this OP. I have a couple questions. I bought a nice used Giant a couple years ago at a local bike shop for $150. It is by far the smoothest, best quality bike...
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