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Forum: Road Cycling 10-15-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,036
Posted By wblatt
long way from texas my friend. cleveland, ohio...

long way from texas my friend. cleveland, ohio area. little place called spin bike shop in lakewood. great shop. got 2014 tarmacs in along with the roubaix's.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-15-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,036
Posted By wblatt
lbs here rents high end demos. got that expert in...

lbs here rents high end demos. got that expert in a couple weeks ago and i took it out for two days. if i had the money i would have walked out the door with it. loved it and hoping to save my...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-13-13, 11:39 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,241
Posted By wblatt
"rules", lmao put whatever you want to carry...

"rules", lmao

put whatever you want to carry wherever you feel like carrying it. if some geek gives you any guff use your largest bag as a geek smasher.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 10-12-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By wblatt
Some help please...

Three questions...

-do stage wins in stage races count toward a riders career victories list? example --- Eddie Merckx has 525 career road racing wins, are his Tour de France stage wins part of...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-21-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,546
Posted By wblatt
help me out here... since i'm leaning toward...

help me out here...

since i'm leaning toward a specialized roubaix, how come all of the '14 roubaix's are compact? on their website every single one of them is 50/34.

what am i not...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-21-13, 04:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,546
Posted By wblatt
yeah, seems to be quite a disconnect between...

yeah, seems to be quite a disconnect between veloroutes and my iphone, lol.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-21-13, 10:31 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,546
Posted By wblatt
ok. here it...

ok. here it is...http://veloroutes.org/bikemaps/?route=105039
Forum: Road Cycling 09-21-13, 07:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,546
Posted By wblatt
how do i check it?

how do i check it?
Forum: Road Cycling 09-20-13, 11:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,546
Posted By wblatt
so i measured my "toughest climb" using my...

so i measured my "toughest climb" using my iphone...

.37 miles
456 feet elevation gain / 0 loss

would this be considered a decent climb? i really have no idea.

also, i thought i was timing...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-20-13, 03:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,546
Posted By wblatt
good stuff here, appreciated!

good stuff here, appreciated!
Forum: Road Cycling 09-19-13, 08:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,546
Posted By wblatt
here's the spec's, if it helps you help me...

here's the spec's, if it helps you help me lol...http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/archive/2011/crosstrail/ctcrosstrailsportdisc#specs
Forum: Road Cycling 09-19-13, 08:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,546
Posted By wblatt
this is basically what i'm thinking.

this is basically what i'm thinking.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-19-13, 08:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,546
Posted By wblatt
was mashing for a long time in mainly my second...

was mashing for a long time in mainly my second to hardest gear/hardest gear, but lately i've been concentrating on easing up a few gears and spinning and i've found that i like it better, plus it's...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-19-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,546
Posted By wblatt
yeah, i normally do my toughest hill in the...

yeah, i normally do my toughest hill in the middle ring on the front and 3 or 4 on the back on my 8 speed. i haven't had to use the granny gear since i first started riding a few years back...and...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-19-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,546
Posted By wblatt
Do I want a standard or compact crank?

Doing my research to buy my first road bike.

I've been on a hybrid and i ride mostly flat roads, but there are some decent climbs coming up out of the valley where i like to ride. still, 90-95% of...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-12-13, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By wblatt
i don't do much climbing. my main route has some...

i don't do much climbing. my main route has some decent little hills, but nothing major. just long rides and i like to go fast. the LBS guys say if i want to switch from my crosstrail to a...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-12-13, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By wblatt
Getting my first road bike, need opinions

Got into cycling 3 years ago and have been riding a hybrid (Specialized Crosstrail Sport Disc). I ride paved surfaces for fitness...30-40 mile rides as fast as my legs will take me.

I rented a...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-07-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By wblatt
wear whatever the hell you feel like and tell the...

wear whatever the hell you feel like and tell the dork salesperson to show you whatever the hell you want or you're outta there.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-07-13, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 298,849
Posted By wblatt
rockville maryland to georgetown, washington d.c....

rockville maryland to georgetown, washington d.c. and back via the capitol crescent trail (mostly).
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-06-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By wblatt
thanks, i'll look into that.

thanks, i'll look into that.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-06-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By wblatt
I want a new fork...help

want a new fork for my hybrid, which is here...http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/archive/2011/crosstrail/ctcrosstrailsportdisc#specs

i don't want the suspension any more. never use it, don't...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-05-13, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By wblatt
lbs took care of my friend. took the 19.5" back...

lbs took care of my friend. took the 19.5" back and gave him a 21" no questions asked. very nice of them.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-04-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By wblatt
thanks again for the helpful answers.

thanks again for the helpful answers.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-03-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By wblatt
thanks.

thanks.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-03-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By wblatt
Did the LBS screw over my friend?

my friend recently decided to start riding a bike. he knows nothing about biking/bikes...

LBS sold him a nice trek DS 8.5...fine bike. he's been riding it for a week and likes it...

tonight he...
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