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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-17-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,248
Posted By Mannas
I had a pair of Forte Boulevard pedals from...

I had a pair of Forte Boulevard pedals from Performance Bike on my road bike before. They go for $40 and are dual sided. I plan to pick up another set to put on my new Diamondback Insight hopefully...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-17-13, 12:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,712
Posted By Mannas
Thank you all for your help. Everyone had good...

Thank you all for your help. Everyone had good points. I am very happy with the bike and think this sums it up well:



As well as this:
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-15-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,712
Posted By Mannas
Did I make a bad choice?

So I had a Fuji Roubaix 3.0 for about 6 months or so. It was bright white and was a great road bike but I was never a fan of the color. It was also my first road bike. I sold it with the intention...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-15-13, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,622,746
Posted By Mannas
Just got a new Diamondback Insight 1 yesterday...

Just got a new Diamondback Insight 1 yesterday and got a chance to ride it today. I love it!

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa102/DraglineDrummer/Insight_zpsbf05d425.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-04-13, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By Mannas
Well I did 15 miles on the greenway today with my...

Well I did 15 miles on the greenway today with my road bike and it was great. The wooden bridges and a few other spots had me a bit nervous with the cheap road tires I have but it went well. I may...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-13, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By Mannas
Road Bike or Mountain Bike on Greenway Trails?

I've got a Mountain bike for trail riding and then a road bike for road riding. For riding on paved greenway trails which would you suggest? My thought is the road bike since they are paved but I...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-11-13, 08:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,698
Posted By Mannas
Haha. Yep, exactly. I was going down in slow...

Haha. Yep, exactly. I was going down in slow motion but couldn't do a thing.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-11-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,698
Posted By Mannas
Fell on my second ride in clipless pedals

I got a set of clipless pedals for both my road bike and mountain bike. When I went on my first ride on the road bike trying them out all was great and I really had the art of clipping in and out...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25,644
Views: 14,402,463
Posted By Mannas
Just picked up my first road bike. A 2012 Fuji...

Just picked up my first road bike. A 2012 Fuji Roubaix 3.0 for $549. I am looking forward to getting in shape and getting out and riding!
...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-13, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15,804
Views: 2,520,225
Posted By Mannas
Finally got my first road bike! ...

Finally got my first road bike!

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa102/DraglineDrummer/20130608_184554_zpsaf499a1b.jpg

Also picked up some shoes, clipless pedals, and gloves and a pair of...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 86,099
Posted By Mannas
I am now part of the white bike group. :) It...

I am now part of the white bike group. :) It wasn't my first choice of color but was a heck of a deal. 2012 Fuji Roubaix 3.0.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-02-13, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,801
Posted By Mannas
Thank you both. I appreciate the help. I'm...

Thank you both. I appreciate the help. I'm hoping the Fuji is still available at the end of the week. If so, it's going home with me and I'll be out riding it hopefully Saturday morning.

And I...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-13, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,801
Posted By Mannas
Sorry, I should have been more specific. Both...

Sorry, I should have been more specific. Both are brand new just last year's model so they will honor the Lifetime Guarantee on both.

Yes, I rode both and liked the feel of the Fuji better. Both...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,801
Posted By Mannas
Fuji Newest 3.0 or Scattante R340

I am looking for a very affordable first road bike. I have found 2 pretty good deals on bikes that are a year old. I am looking at a Fuji Newest 3.0 and a Scattante R340 that are 2012 models. Both...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-31-13, 04:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,572
Posted By Mannas
I actually found a decent deal on a Specialized...

I actually found a decent deal on a Specialized Allez Compact from last year that's barely been ridden for $600. I can't do anything until next weekend so hopefully it's still around. I would feel...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-30-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,704
Posted By Mannas
Yeah, that's the one. I didn't realize until...

Yeah, that's the one. I didn't realize until later that it had the 2300 group set. I was petty disappointed for $770.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-29-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,572
Posted By Mannas
I'm not sure if I put the link wrong but it's...

I'm not sure if I put the link wrong but it's $500.



I would be buying the bike in the local store near me. My goal is really to get out on the road and ride for fun. I also want to lose...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-29-13, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,572
Posted By Mannas
How low end are we talking? Which do you think...

How low end are we talking? Which do you think would be smarter? A new Scattante with tuneups and service, a 2006 Trek 1200 SL or a Specialized Allez that's a few years old?

Also, being new to...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-28-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,572
Posted By Mannas
Thanks! Yeah, the one I'm looking at definitely...

Thanks! Yeah, the one I'm looking at definitely looks sharp but I'm more concerned with the quality. The 90 days is reassuring though.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-28-13, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,572
Posted By Mannas
How is the quality on Scattante bikes?

I'm looking for my first road bike and came across this at Performance Bike:

http://www.performancebike.com/bikes/Product_10052_10551_1134357_-1_400306__400306

Are Scattante bikes any good? Is...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-28-13, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,704
Posted By Mannas
Which would be the better option...Trek 1200 SL or Specialized Allez?

So I've been keeping an eye out on Craigslist for used road bikes. I found a 2006 Trek 1200 SL for 500 and a few Specialized Allez bikes for 5-600. Between the two which would be better and are the...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-27-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Mannas
This may be a stupid question but if I buy an old...

This may be a stupid question but if I buy an old bike can I upgrade it with newer components or is there any need to? I am looking at my first road bike and don't want to pay a lot but don't want...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-27-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By Mannas
How difficult is this and how much would it run? ...

How difficult is this and how much would it run? Also, would the ride be comfortable on a mountain bike with road tires on longer distances? I was also hoping not to switch things back and forth...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-27-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Mannas
Is this worth the asking price?

I don't know anything about older bikes but am trying to find a good deal for my first road bike. Is this a good deal?

http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/3817864069.html
Forum: Road Cycling 05-26-13, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By Mannas
:) Very good point. I am just having a hard...

:) Very good point. I am just having a hard time finding even an entry level road bike without breaking the bank. I am very glad I paid more and got a decent entry level mountain bike that will...
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