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Forum: Road Cycling 02-15-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,532
Posted By bent eagle
How much does your bike weigh?

How much does your bike weigh?
Forum: Road Cycling 02-14-10, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By bent eagle
Thanks. I just emailed it to several friends.

Thanks. I just emailed it to several friends.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-14-10, 09:48 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,601
Posted By bent eagle
Anybody who rides faster than me is "obsessed." ...

Anybody who rides faster than me is "obsessed." Anybody who rides slower than me is "a slacker."
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-13-10, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By bent eagle
This one's cool: ...

This one's cool:

http://www.mellowjohnnys.com/

Lots of memorabilia from Lance's exploits.

Here in the Dallas area, we have several. This is the largest:

http://bikemart.com
Forum: Road Cycling 02-12-10, 11:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By bent eagle
Plush Bike Geometry Comparison

Since I'm interested in upgrading to a nicer road bike, and also experience some issues with back pain, I wanted to try to find a way to quantify the geometry differences between some popular plush...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-12-10, 06:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,566
Posted By bent eagle
Does it bother your shoulders to put weight on...

Does it bother your shoulders to put weight on your hands and arms while riding? If so, geometry is far more important than anything else.

It looks like, for a given top tube length, the...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-12-10, 12:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,335
Posted By bent eagle
When I was a kid in the 60s, I bought some...

When I was a kid in the 60s, I bought some baseball cards and put them in my spokes. Now that was the ultimate in cool.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-11-10, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,004
Posted By bent eagle
Nice bike and great review. What kind of...

Nice bike and great review.

What kind of lube do you use on an invisible chain?
Forum: Road Cycling 02-11-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,489
Posted By bent eagle
Geometry-wise, isn't the Giant Defy series the...

Geometry-wise, isn't the Giant Defy series the alternative to the Cervelo RS?

Edit: I'm talking about the 2010 Defy Advanced series, which apparently replaced the OCR series.
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Forum: Road Cycling 02-11-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By bent eagle
For me, it feels like bending over more allows me...

For me, it feels like bending over more allows me to get my glutes involved more. Because of that, I feel like more effort is required from my quads when sitting more upright. Since I occasionally...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-11-10, 12:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,583
Posted By bent eagle
For riding on dizzy days: ...

For riding on dizzy days:

http://www.terratrike.com/

These things are a blast.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-10-10, 02:23 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,426
Posted By bent eagle
Or maybe it's this? ...

Or maybe it's this?

http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/dragonballzcentral_2092_3478663761
Forum: Road Cycling 02-10-10, 02:15 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,426
Posted By bent eagle
What's that yellow thing on the stem? One of...

What's that yellow thing on the stem? One of these? :

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61i-ezCZZtL._SS500_.jpg

Otherwise, gorgeous bike.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-10-10, 12:51 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,566
Posted By bent eagle
That saddle looks like something Jeff Gordon...

That saddle looks like something Jeff Gordon would ride:

http://www.gossipcraze.com/_mm/_d/_ext2/53975/big_Jeff%20Gordon01.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 02-07-10, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By bent eagle
That's a fun trail. My wife and I rode it...

That's a fun trail. My wife and I rode it round-trip last summer, on a pretty hot day. Glad we brought lots of water!

We took pics of some gators off to the side of the path. I'll look for them...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-07-10, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By bent eagle
Pay some attention to cockpit length, also. If...

Pay some attention to cockpit length, also. If you raise the bars, but extend the reach, your torso will be at the same angle you started with.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-06-10, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,390
Posted By bent eagle
I am about your height (6' 2"), age 49, and I...

I am about your height (6' 2"), age 49, and I ride a size 56 Sequoia. Like you, I needed a more comfortable riding position. I wanted the bars about 1" above the seat, but also wanted a short...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-06-10, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By bent eagle
Great idea! Plus, cleaning the bikes is easy. ...

Great idea! Plus, cleaning the bikes is easy. Just spray on Simple Green, and rinse off.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-06-10, 03:08 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,112
Posted By bent eagle
I have a 2008 Honda CRV, and have fit up to 4...

I have a 2008 Honda CRV, and have fit up to 4 full-sized road bikes into it by laying them on their sides and stacking (with blankets in between). You can't stand the bikes up, but there is enough...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-05-10, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By bent eagle
Updated link: ...

Updated link:

http://www.miamiherald.com/key-biscayne/story/1430667.html
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-05-10, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By bent eagle
What is different about the Season from the other...

What is different about the Season from the other Tikits? Bike Friday's website is difficult to find things on...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-04-10, 12:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,551
Posted By bent eagle
I hear that the pros are all going to start...

I hear that the pros are all going to start wearing makeup, because it makes them more aerodynamic.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-03-10, 11:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,251
Posted By bent eagle
I just bought one at a gun show for $289. It's...

I just bought one at a gun show for $289. It's feels much nicer in the hand than the Kel Tec. Now if only .380 ammo would come down in price...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-03-10, 10:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,375
Posted By bent eagle
Your English teacher will thank me. On the...

Your English teacher will thank me.

On the subject of biking, buy whatever YOU want and go ride it. We need more young folks like you out exercising.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-03-10, 10:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,251
Posted By bent eagle
This is small enough to fit into a Bento bag or...

This is small enough to fit into a Bento bag or jersey pocket:

http://www.impactguns.com/store/media/ruger/ruger_3701.jpg

A loose dog means a bad owner. Period.
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