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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-13-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 978
Posted By Rak73
My wife (on her blue Norco) and I (on my...

My wife (on her blue Norco) and I (on my grey/green Sirrus) will be there! Have a great ride!
Forum: Recreational & Family 08-12-13, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,329
Posted By Rak73
You are soooo right!! She tried a few different...

You are soooo right!! She tried a few different bikes, and I really wanted her to pick the slightly more expensive one (better components) but in the end she chose the one that felt right to her (of...
Forum: Recreational & Family 07-30-13, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,329
Posted By Rak73
She did find that being petite some of the bikes...

She did find that being petite some of the bikes where too heavy or just "didn't role smoothly". She really liked the way the NORCO fit her, she ended up getting the XSmall size and our LBS did a...
Forum: Recreational & Family 07-30-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,329
Posted By Rak73
After trying out several bikes she ended up...

After trying out several bikes she ended up getting the NORCO VFR4. She really loves it and it looks like we could be on our way to biking together which is the ultimate goal :)
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By Rak73
Helps greatly! Did you get your bikes from Mill...

Helps greatly! Did you get your bikes from Mill Town? I think that is the closest Giant seller near me.
Forum: Recreational & Family 07-24-13, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,329
Posted By Rak73
No not yet. We are hoping to look at Giants...

No not yet. We are hoping to look at Giants tomorrow. We will take a look at that one for sure. Thanks!
Forum: Recreational & Family 07-24-13, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,329
Posted By Rak73
Thanks Ron. Do you think the extra $150 for the...

Thanks Ron. Do you think the extra $150 for the Specialized is worth it?
Forum: Recreational & Family 07-23-13, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,329
Posted By Rak73
A bike for my wife... Suggestions?

Hi Forum,

I am looking for a bike for my wife and was hoping this group might be able to help.

We are looking to keep a budget of close to $500. My wife hasn't been on a bike for 20 years...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-23-13, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By Rak73
Bike for my wife

Hi Forum,

I am looking for a bike for my wife and was hoping this group might be able to help.

We are looking to keep a budget of close to $500. My wife hasn't been on a bike for 20 years and...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-19-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Rak73
Thank you. I guess I need to get riding :)

Thank you. I guess I need to get riding :)
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-19-13, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Rak73
Thanks everyone for the great input. I now know...

Thanks everyone for the great input. I now know that I need to work on my cardio and cadence.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-19-13, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Rak73
Spining or Mashing?

As I start to ride longer distances, I wanted to see if there is a better more efficient way to peddle. I am good for about 30km but then get my legs get tired. It could just be that I need to get...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-19-13, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,843
Posted By Rak73
Excellent! I don't feel so stupid now, since...

Excellent! I don't feel so stupid now, since obviously the question comes up a fair bit. Guess I had better start training for the longer runs. I am very fortunate in that I live in a place with...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-18-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,843
Posted By Rak73
Great stuff. Thank you!

Great stuff. Thank you!
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-18-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,843
Posted By Rak73
How far can you ride a Hybrid?

I know this is a silly question, but can I take my Hybrid on a 100km run? I am just not sure what the limitations are for a hybrid or why folks ride road bikes for long runs rather than taking their...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-17-13, 12:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,753
Posted By Rak73
Depending on what kind of riding you are going to...

Depending on what kind of riding you are going to do. I would suggest sticking to a hybrid rather than a mountain bike, much lighter and faster for the road and packed trails.

Here is the...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-16-13, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By Rak73
I hope you like it! I have a Specialized Elite...

I hope you like it! I have a Specialized Elite and love riding it!
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-16-13, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By Rak73
+1

+1
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-16-13, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rak73
I bought the Specialized Elite a couple of weeks...

I bought the Specialized Elite a couple of weeks ago and absolutely love it. I tried a few other including Trek, but found the ergonomics of this bike to be ideal for me. Its light weight and a...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-15-13, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,907
Posted By Rak73
Wanderer is right! If it fits and is...

Wanderer is right! If it fits and is comfortable, enjoy the riding!

For the record, I have a Sirrus and am 5'7". I ended up getting a small, but easily have bought the medium. There really...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-15-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Rak73
I ended up splurging a bit more than I wanted and...

I ended up splurging a bit more than I wanted and got the Sirrus Elite (I am very very happy with the purchase and going over my budget was worth it!).
Forum: Eastern Canada 07-13-13, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By Rak73
That's great! Thank you Lucille!

That's great! Thank you Lucille!
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 07-13-13, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By Rak73
You are very welcome! To follow up on this, I...

You are very welcome! To follow up on this, I just went back to my LBS to have them tweek some things. I found the top of my shoulders were a little sore. When I mentioned it to bike store, they...
Forum: Eastern Canada 07-10-13, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By Rak73
Thanks Lucille! I would love to change the tires...

Thanks Lucille! I would love to change the tires but I just bought the bike and i'm not sure I can spend any more on it right now! I will go and check out some of the paths and see, plus I am going...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-10-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 978
Posted By Rak73
Hi Spin! No problem at all! I don't think it...

Hi Spin! No problem at all! I don't think it would be a problem. It is a social ride so you can really control your pace, plus I find with anything like this, adrenaline kicks in and you can...
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