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    I wouldn't over inflate beyond the manufacturer's...

    I wouldn't over inflate beyond the manufacturer's recommendations.... I ride 25s Gatorskins inflated to 101... On my hybrid,i ride on 32s inflated to 85...
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    Actually, I spoke with a Performance sales...

    Actually, I spoke with a Performance sales associate and told him what I planned to do. He said it wouldn't be problem at all returning the helmet if I didn't like it after taking it on a test ride....
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    The weight difference between the two are 30g,...

    The weight difference between the two are 30g, 280g for the Lazer and 250 for the Garneau..



    That's what I told the wifey.... :thumb:



    LOL!!
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    The list retail of the two helmets is $150 for...

    The list retail of the two helmets is $150 for the Garneau and the Lazer is $175. So the price differentiation isn't big enough to gauge the better airflow between the two. However, the Garneau has...
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    ??? I was riding to checkout the ventilation...

    ??? I was riding to checkout the ventilation...
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    Hmm didn't think of that. Since I recently...

    Hmm didn't think of that. Since I recently started shaving my head, this may be an issue. Btw, I don't need 3 three helmets, my old helmet & a new one will be sufficient to have an extra one for a...
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    Yeah, my concern with was with air flow, hence me...

    Yeah, my concern with was with air flow, hence me wanting to try it on a ride... With the Giro helmet I have now, I get VERY hot, very little airflow... This was the first helmet that I brought...
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    Yeah, that was my first thought... but don't...

    Yeah, that was my first thought... but don't think my cap will catch all of the sweat...

    Here is Performance's return policy...



    I may be safe returning to them if I like the one from Amazon...
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    The Lazer helmet from Amazon and the Garneau...

    The Lazer helmet from Amazon and the Garneau helmet from Performance.. I'll check the return policy.. Thanks
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    Stupid morality question, or is it?

    I ordered these two helmets online that I would like to try, I mean beyond putting them on for fit. I wanna go on a 20+ mile ride with both, afterwards, return the one that I don't like. Would that...
  11. Thanks!! Hybrid it is!!

    Thanks!! Hybrid it is!!
  12. Hybrid it is!! Yeah, my son & I plan to do a CC...

    Hybrid it is!! Yeah, my son & I plan to do a CC tour also in a few weeks on the GAP. We will stay in Pittsburg the night prior, hit the trails around 7:30a or so, enroute to our next stop in...
  13. Riding the GAP (Great Allegheny Passage) From Pittsburgh to Cumberland, MD

    I plan on taking a weekend ride on the GAP from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, MD. Iíve never ridden this trail so Iím unsure if the trail is suitable enough for a road bike (tires 700x25) or should I...
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    Thanks everyone for the advice!! Basically what...

    Thanks everyone for the advice!! Basically what I'm hearing, if that's what I want get it! Because there aren't any technical reasons that I couldn't safely own & ride a carbon for many years, and...
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    Yep, I have a Felt Z85.. which I absolutely...

    Yep, I have a Felt Z85.. which I absolutely LUV!!! So much so that the CF I'm thinking of is a Felt Z3. Actually, I don't have any issues with my bike... other than this nagging problem with the...
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    Yeah, the biggest performance jumped I've seen...

    Yeah, the biggest performance jumped I've seen with switching bikes is when I went from my hybrid to a road bike. I'm not expecting that type of jump, but I would like to see some improvements since...
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    Sounds like a idea to make the CF my reward for...

    Sounds like a idea to make the CF my reward for getting under 200, but not sure if I want to be under 200. I started at 265 a few years back and I'm very happy at 215. My goal is to get under 210,...
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    Carbon Bikes Only For Skinny People?

    Iím a Clyde weighing in at 215 lbs. thinking about upgrading to a carbon bike.. I mentioned my intentions to a fellow rider while on a group ride with the local bike club here. His reply was ďthe...
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    On my weekday rides there's a prison located in...

    On my weekday rides there's a prison located in the boonies where I ride. Here lately, I've been stopped by cars asking me how to get there. I guess I have that I know where the prison is located...
  20. Thread: Frustrated

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    Ditto!! When I first started riding I noticed...

    Ditto!! When I first started riding I noticed the inches were coming off much quicker than weight loss. Right now, I wear 3 shirt sizes smaller than when I started riding... Prior to cycling, the...
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    Actually, I do not use fenders. The times I've...

    Actually, I do not use fenders. The times I've ridden in the rain, it was unplanned. On a couple of those "rain" rides, I thought I would be finish before the rain started.... :)
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    I have a Z85 and I absolutely LUV it!! I've rode...

    I have a Z85 and I absolutely LUV it!! I've rode in several metrics, couple of century's, and many 40+ mile club rides!! In addition, I've ridden the Z85 in the scorching heat, rain, and freezing...
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    CONGRATS on the new bike!!! I picked up one,...

    CONGRATS on the new bike!!! I picked up one, Felt Z85, last year and I absolutely LOVE it!!!

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    My turning point was when I was diagnosed as a...

    My turning point was when I was diagnosed as a diabetic. I had a gl level of 313 @ I weighed 265. Now I'm 217 & I only took medication for my diabetes for 45 days. My gl is consantly around 88-95...
  25. ^^^ +1 Well said!!! Even on those rare...

    ^^^ +1 Well said!!!

    Even on those rare occasions when I have to push myself to get going, once I've made a complete revolution of the crank I've forgotten all those excuses I was thinking of to...
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