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    While you're shopping, be sure to check out some...

    While you're shopping, be sure to check out some road bikes too.

    I bought a hybrid (Giant Escape) a year and a half ago, and it is a great bike. I put 2000 miles on it, and decided to test ride...
  2. I was gonna do 26 today, but it started pouring...

    I was gonna do 26 today, but it started pouring about 3.5 in, so I only got 7 miles in today.

    MTD 7 miles.... Should be nice tomorrow.....
  3. I did 402 miles in Dec. It's gonna be a little...

    I did 402 miles in Dec. It's gonna be a little harder to top or meet that in Jan, as I was on vacation for the entire month of Dec, but I'm gonna give it a shot.

    Got the bike ready to go..... Now...
  4. 402.3 MTD. Not bad for me. I would've gotten...

    402.3 MTD. Not bad for me. I would've gotten closer to 500 had I not had to leave town for 4 days.
  5. 373.9 mtd

    373.9 mtd
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    My bride got me a 2012 Felt Z5.......

    My bride got me a 2012 Felt Z5.......
  7. 347.9 MTD....... Gonna go for 400............

    347.9 MTD....... Gonna go for 400............
  8. Ditto the Giant recommendation. I also live in...

    Ditto the Giant recommendation. I also live in Naples and picked up 2 '13 Giant Escapes last year for my wife and myself. We got them at The Bike Route on 41 and they were great to deal with. I've...
  9. 319.9 mtd.......

    319.9 mtd.......
  10. 294 MTD.... Just did 20 mile this afternoon, 10...

    294 MTD.... Just did 20 mile this afternoon, 10 of it into a 20mph wind.
  11. 240.2 mtd

    240.2 mtd
  12. Got 22.7 in today, so MTD total is 223.6.....

    Got 22.7 in today, so MTD total is 223.6.....
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    I was worried about the same thing. I was 255...

    I was worried about the same thing. I was 255 when I got my road bike (Felt Z5), down to 245. No issues.
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    I do most of my "fitness" riding at night, and...

    I do most of my "fitness" riding at night, and I've been using the cheap Amazon Cree MS knockoffs for a year and a half. I have 4 of them.

    For the most part, they work well. I've had no issues...
  15. No particular target, but I am up to 201.9 MTD. ...

    No particular target, but I am up to 201.9 MTD.

    I've got a 25 miler on my new road bike (Present from Santa..... Leftover 2012 Felt Z5) planned for today.
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    Sanibel Island Helipad, Bowmans Beach, Sanibel...

    Sanibel Island Helipad, Bowmans Beach, Sanibel Island FL. Most of the above ground scenes in George Romero's Day of the Dead were filmed at this location in 1984.
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    Sanibel Island Helipad. Most of the above ground...

    Sanibel Island Helipad. Most of the above ground scenes in George Romero's Day of the Dead ​were filmed at this location in 1984.
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    On my nocturnal rides around Naples, I typically...

    On my nocturnal rides around Naples, I typically see a few gators, possums, deer, raccoons, armadillos and saw a black bear once.
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    I picked up a Giant Escape 3 last year. It's a...

    I picked up a Giant Escape 3 last year. It's a 2013 ($420 new), and I have been riding the daylights out of it ever since (2500 miles since a year ago August). When I was looking, the equivalent...
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    Agreed. But these same people drive, and don't...

    Agreed. But these same people drive, and don't keep right on the roads either.
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    I just mount my iPhone on the bar and use it's...

    I just mount my iPhone on the bar and use it's internal speakers. Works fine!
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    I only listen when riding late at night on the...

    I only listen when riding late at night on the MUPs or nearly deserted neighborhoods I frequent. I never use earphones though. I made an iPhone mount for my bike using the belt clip that comes with...
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    As far as tilt goes, most stock seats cannot be...

    As far as tilt goes, most stock seats cannot be fine tuned to the nth degree. I ended up investing in a Thomson seat post, which is infinitely adjustable, to get to the exact point of comfort....
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    Sounds like there might be an issue with the...

    Sounds like there might be an issue with the tire, like a tiny piece of something (glass, metal) punctured the tread and is still embedded in the tire, damaging every tube you put in there. I'd pull...
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    I installed a Flyer (A B-17 with springs) on my...

    I installed a Flyer (A B-17 with springs) on my Giant Escape back in Sept. It's got about 500 miles on it, and I agree that it's by far the most comfortable saddle I've ever had. I also had to give...
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