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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-26-16, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By sh00k
This is what I do as well. Not that I am a number...

This is what I do as well. Not that I am a number cruncher and follow every second by second, but i like looking at my previous ride just to make sure i can beat it or try to keep up with it.

Even...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-16, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 365
Posted By sh00k
carbon frame + upgrade parts and you would have a...

carbon frame + upgrade parts and you would have a rocket. take a look through the forums (search with google) - there have been several people that bought hybrids and turned them into rockets :)
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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-16, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 365
Posted By sh00k
Just an aside: I am a huge Trek fan and the...

Just an aside: I am a huge Trek fan and the summer is when they release updated models. if you want to score a deal, ask them for 2016 fx models and work with them on the price. If there are any left...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-22-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 92,453
Posted By sh00k
cool, so what did you wind up going with? im a...

cool, so what did you wind up going with? im a cheapskate and didnt want to spend more than $20 on one :D i have a schwinn bike computer on my 7.3 fx that was maybe $13 from amazon... i wanted to get...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-22-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By sh00k
i installed it yesterday (pics in the official...

i installed it yesterday (pics in the official trek fx thread). it looks good and it's on there solid, i plan to test it out tonight on my first ride out with it.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-22-16, 08:50 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 92,453
Posted By sh00k
i installed the bontrager trip 100 computer on my...

i installed the bontrager trip 100 computer on my 7.4 yesterday. it was on sale for $34 (after tax) and original price was $50.

i will try to take it for a spin tonight to test it out....
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-22-16, 08:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,911
Posted By sh00k
if 9.5mph was your average for 43 miles, i'd say...

if 9.5mph was your average for 43 miles, i'd say that's quite good. there's no good or bad and i am probably in the same range as you albeit on shorter rides, roughly ~10 miles.

As you ride more,...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-22-16, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By sh00k
i agree with carguy, look for some older higher...

i agree with carguy, look for some older higher end bikes. you will definitely find better quality bikes at the $250 price point or in that neighborhood.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-20-16, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 547,566
Posted By sh00k
FIRST AND FOREMOST - THIS THREAD IS AMAZING AND A...

FIRST AND FOREMOST - THIS THREAD IS AMAZING AND A HUGE CONGRATS TO EVERYONE THAT MADE THE DECISION TO BE IN BETTER HEALTH!

My quick story.

I used to weigh ~285 lbs then lost it and got down to...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-19-16, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By sh00k
Bontrager Trip 100 bike computer on sale

Morning all,

If anyone is looking for a good deal, the Bontrager Trip 100 bike computer is on sale with one caveat. The model that is on sale is the yellow :lol: one. Original price is $49.99 and...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-19-16, 06:58 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 92,453
Posted By sh00k
I posted this in another thread but here goes :D ...

I posted this in another thread but here goes :D I am guilty - I haven't taken other pictures/pictures during my ride bc i am usually in a rush and panting from peddling so hard :D so this is from...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-15-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 92,453
Posted By sh00k
you can get another mixte frame and put...

you can get another mixte frame and put everything new on it, get it powder coated too to make it look brand spanking new! :D
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-15-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,175
Posted By sh00k
gorgeous ride! and i think u should keep the bar...

gorgeous ride! and i think u should keep the bar ends on - it makes the bike look meaner ;)
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-15-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6,460
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Posted By sh00k
my 2015 trek fx 7.4, size 22.5". after my 1st...

my 2015 trek fx 7.4, size 22.5". after my 1st ride of the season, a brisk 8 mile ride that had me winded and sweaty in the end!

havent done much to it. only things i did:
- remove deflectors
-...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-14-16, 08:57 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 92,453
Posted By sh00k
hi all, glad to see this thread is alive and...

hi all,

glad to see this thread is alive and well. i have gained ~30 pounds in the past 2 years just from being busy, horrendous diet and not working out. looking to get back on my bikes this week...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-09-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,704
Posted By sh00k
2 recent Trek FX's (2011/2015) 1 80s Lotus...

2 recent Trek FX's (2011/2015)
1 80s Lotus Classique
1 80s Fuji that I am picking up this weekend

So that's a total of 4 bikes so far. Nothing near what you guys have. I am so envious of the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-08-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,673
Posted By sh00k
^^ gorgeous ride! it looks so good, it should...

^^ gorgeous ride! it looks so good, it should remain a garage queen :D just a quick question, what fenders are those...? I'm trying to find fenders for my lotus classique road bike and the ones you...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-05-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,380
Posted By sh00k
Just picked up this 62CM Lotus Classique Tange 2...

Just picked up this 62CM Lotus Classique Tange 2 yesterday. Do you guys have an idea on what year it's from...? Classique (http://www.vintagelotusbicycles.com/Classique.html) according to this site,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-05-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 374,298
Posted By sh00k
Squid, you had me at $10.80 :D Thanks for the...

Squid, you had me at $10.80 :D Thanks for the quick, detailed reply. Going to order one now.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-05-15, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 374,298
Posted By sh00k
Love the twins! May I ask what bars these are? I...

Love the twins! May I ask what bars these are? I just bought a Lotus Classique and want to put similar bars on it :) Thanks!

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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-26-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 92,453
Posted By sh00k
love the color! you can see it with your eyes...

love the color! you can see it with your eyes closed :D

congrats on the ride! heres to many miles of fun!
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-19-15, 09:18 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 92,453
Posted By sh00k
Congrats my friend and welcome to the FX club :D...

Congrats my friend and welcome to the FX club :D yeah, there is no way you would fit on a 17.5" frame... you'd look like one of those circus bears on a tricycle ;)

post pics when your ride comes...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-19-15, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,870
Posted By sh00k
Absolutely - i've explained it on here a few...

Absolutely - i've explained it on here a few times :) i went from the 7.2 that was the wrong size to a 7.7 because i wanted the 'ultimate' bike. i dont race but i use my bikes for exercise. because...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-19-15, 07:19 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 92,453
Posted By sh00k
Be very careful here and trust the lbs person on...

Be very careful here and trust the lbs person on size but with a bit of skepticism. I say this bc the lbs told me that a 20" trek 7.2 was the better size for me (back in 09 or '10 i believe) and i...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-11-15, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By sh00k
another point, depending on the smoothness of the...

another point, depending on the smoothness of the ground and if you are going in a straight line, i sometimes hold the bars very loosely but in a controlled way. this way, my hands are not absorbing...
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