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Forum: Northeast 08-10-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Jyyanks
You should join Westchester Cycle Club. It's $20...

You should join Westchester Cycle Club. It's $20 for the year and they have group rides for all levels and areas. There are plenty of people there that would love to ride with you and can ride at...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-14-13, 03:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jyyanks
I got my wheels from psimet. He does take a...

I got my wheels from psimet. He does take a while to answer emails (though I got a response right away just took him some time to get back to me on some follow up questions). The wheels he built me...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-12-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jyyanks
My budget was less than yours and I got a set of...

My budget was less than yours and I got a set of custom wheels. I'm not a racer by any means and was just looking for a better set of wheels that I could ride in rough roads. I ride for leisure, fun...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-10-13, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By Jyyanks
Another shoe to check out is the Shimano M077...

Another shoe to check out is the Shimano M077 (seems to fit people with wide feet and nashbar has them on sale for $60).
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-10-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By Jyyanks
Congrats on your weight loss! I also ride...

Congrats on your weight loss!

I also ride roads and paved MUP's and I have the PD-M530's pedals and like them a lot. They are dual-sided as opposed to the A530 which has clips on one side and...
Forum: Northeast 04-06-13, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By Jyyanks
Hmm - you're right - there are no fall dates. In...

Hmm - you're right - there are no fall dates. In the past, weren't Bike Sundays in May, June and Sept?
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jyyanks
Thanks for the response Mike. Was the vendor...

Thanks for the response Mike. Was the vendor someone recommended by a friend?
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-12, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jyyanks
Thanks for all your help and reassurance. For...

Thanks for all your help and reassurance. For those of you who asked, I'm hesitant to name the builder as I don't want to cause a flame war or start an argument. Suffice to say, the builder was...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-12, 07:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jyyanks
HA! Since I'm a girl, I probably won't care as...

HA! Since I'm a girl, I probably won't care as much about the pretty girl breaking her spokes when I have my own issues to deal with
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-12, 10:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jyyanks
Ok - good to know! I'll ignore the 2-3 weeks...

Ok - good to know! I'll ignore the 2-3 weeks that is stated on the site. Did you contact the company or did you just wait and the wheels showed up?
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-12, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jyyanks
Yes - they are in the US. Thanks for the reply -...

Yes - they are in the US. Thanks for the reply - I feel better. I just want to make sure that this is standard and that I'll eventually get my wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jyyanks
How Long does it take to get custom wheels built?

I ordered a custom wheelset in the beginning of October for my Specialized Ruby. The website that I ordered from states that it usually takes 2-3 weeks to get the wheelset depending on supplies and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-11-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,085
Posted By Jyyanks
Specialized Ariel's are popular hybrid bikes. ...

Specialized Ariel's are popular hybrid bikes. Trust me, I'm a women who frequents a lot women forums and the Ariel and the Vita are very popular bikes. At the end of the day, let HER pick the bike -...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-02-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By Jyyanks
Thanks for all the the advice. I have Micheline...

Thanks for all the the advice. I have Micheline ProRace 3's that I can put on to see if the ride gets better. I should lower my psi too as I'm definitely higher than 88 - I'm probably at 100+. If...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-01-12, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By Jyyanks
Thanks for your responses. If I wait a bit, I...

Thanks for your responses. If I wait a bit, I could increase my budget to get a better wheelset. At the $550 level, are the Boyd's the best wheelset, considering my weight? I looked at Velocity...
Forum: Recreational & Family 09-30-12, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jyyanks
Just wanted to give everyone an update. My son...

Just wanted to give everyone an update. My son is doing really well - we took off the pedals and had him practice going down a small slope. He got the hang of balancing and stopping without falling...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-30-12, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By Jyyanks
Wheelset for lightweight female

I am looking to upgrade the current wheelset of my Specialized Ruby (DT Axis 2.0).

I'm fairly small - 5 feet, 105 pounds and ride on rough pavement (NYC). I'm not looking to race but would like...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-29-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,777
Posted By Jyyanks
Another one who bikes alone. My husband hates...

Another one who bikes alone. My husband hates riding -- won't even buy a bike so I usually go off on my own. Unfortunately, I have very little downtime due to a full time job and kids who are in a...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-24-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,396
Posted By Jyyanks
Actually, there's an REI in Westchester (yonkers...

Actually, there's an REI in Westchester (yonkers to be exact) but I don't think it's worth it. I agree that a Cyclocross bike is perfect for NYC so Congrats on your purchase
Forum: Recreational & Family 09-17-12, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jyyanks
Thanks for the advice! I need to change my...

Thanks for the advice! I need to change my tactic. Guess I'll be scouting out grassy slopes for next weekend's lesson.
Forum: Recreational & Family 09-16-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jyyanks
Thank you for your great advice. You make a lot...

Thank you for your great advice. You make a lot of really good points, especially #2, as I never thought about how difficult it is for a child to learn to steer, pedal and balance all at once....
Forum: Recreational & Family 09-16-12, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jyyanks
Teaching a 7 year old to ride a bike

I bought my 7 year old a Trek Mountain Rack 200 with 24 inch wheels. He is tall for his age and he has a hand me down bike with 20 inch tires but it's too small for him now. He is able to ride for...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-20-12, 05:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,503
Posted By Jyyanks
Here's my list" 1) Road Bike - Specialized...

Here's my list"

1) Road Bike - Specialized Ruby (already have)
2) Folding Bike - Dahon Speed P8 (already have)
3) Hybrid casual errand bike - desperately looking for a Bianchi Cafe Racer/Milano...
Forum: Northeast 04-15-12, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,960
Posted By Jyyanks
Beautiful shop! Congrats!

Beautiful shop! Congrats!
Forum: Road Cycling 03-22-12, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,126
Posted By Jyyanks
I am 5'0 exactly and 105 pounds. I don't know if...

I am 5'0 exactly and 105 pounds. I don't know if you're looking for carbon but I just bought a Specialized Ruby in 44 and love it. However, I also tried a Trek Madone 44 and a Jamis Endura Femme 44...
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