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07-21-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,702
Posted By Garilia

bigbiker1, I love reading your posts. They're so...

bigbiker1, I love reading your posts. They're so honest. Keep on keeping on.
07-21-17, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,667
Posted By Garilia

I have a 2010 Quest Elite. Love that bike

I have a 2010 Quest Elite. Love that bike
07-20-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,667
Posted By Garilia

I love that Jamis still makes some steel frame...

I love that Jamis still makes some steel frame bikes at reasonable prices.
07-20-17, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,667
Posted By Garilia

Yes, and a few other people pronounce it that way...

Yes, and a few other people pronounce it that way as the video keeps rolling.

As someone who's lived in Florida for almost 50 years, I remember when Jamis was a Florida company.

Jamis Bicycles...
07-20-17, 01:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,667
Posted By Garilia

I own two...a Boss Cruiser for my wife, and a...

I own two...a Boss Cruiser for my wife, and a Jamis Quest Elite road bike. I've always pronounced it jay-miss

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6m2P5mxbsR8
07-11-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Garilia

I put these on my bike...

I put these on my bike (http://www.nashbar.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10053_10052_175261_-1___204989)
07-11-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By Garilia

Wow! An overnighter to repair cable stretch and...

Wow! An overnighter to repair cable stretch and do a derailleur adjustment? Yikes. That should be a 5-10 minute fix.
07-04-17, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By Garilia

Awesome! Just glad to hear the burning ring of...

Awesome! Just glad to hear the burning ring of fire had nothing to do with your stomach distress on a bicycle seat.
06-16-17, 06:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,744
Posted By Garilia

Nice bike! I wish there were pics of the Huffy....

Nice bike! I wish there were pics of the Huffy. ;)

Not really.

But that is still a very nice bike.
06-14-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,192
Posted By Garilia

This conversation has me in the mood for a Fat...

This conversation has me in the mood for a Fat Tire Ale.

https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-xltAuMhPVQ8/V1mjl25fcwI/AAAAAAAAFfA/7y4cETnsWhYXlUIa0rohLyxp9Qwa6aX1wCLcB/s1600/FaT-TiRe1-1.jpg
06-13-17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,695
Posted By Garilia

I usually wear a hydration backpack. I have a...

I usually wear a hydration backpack. I have a Camelbak Blowfish. It holds 2L water and has a small and a large zippered pockets.

What makes riding so interesting is not just figuring out the...
06-13-17, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By Garilia

No problem. I have no personal experience with...

No problem. I have no personal experience with the Diverge either. So all I can go on is anecdotal and based on the specs as well.
06-13-17, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By Garilia

The Diverge is on that list you linked, and...

The Diverge is on that list you linked, and according to the article, it can fit up to 36mm tires.
06-13-17, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By Garilia

Both bikes are running comparable components. ...

Both bikes are running comparable components.

The Renegade is more of a hybrid bike with 36mm tires, mechanical disc brakes and an all aluminum frame and fork. This is a bike that would be...
06-13-17, 06:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,263
Posted By Garilia

I definitely like the look of the aerotech...

I definitely like the look of the aerotech jerseys for big/colossal guys. I will most likely order one later this summer.
06-13-17, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By Garilia

It's my understanding that the Coda Comp has a...

It's my understanding that the Coda Comp has a Reynolds 520 cro-moly frame but an aluminum fork. Now, if you're bring the Jamis Quest into the picture (I have the 2010 Quest Elite with Shimano 105...
06-13-17, 06:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,280
Posted By Garilia

Yeah, I don't own any bamboo shirts.

Yeah, I don't own any bamboo shirts.
06-12-17, 10:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,138
Posted By Garilia

A new record for you! Excellent progress.

A new record for you! Excellent progress.
06-12-17, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By Garilia

It behooves you to shop around and consider...

It behooves you to shop around and consider multiple options. In my first post I mentioned the Jamis Renegade. The entry level Renegade Exile has an MSRP of $799, much cheaper than the entry...
06-11-17, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By Garilia

I bet one of those four you test rode was the...

I bet one of those four you test rode was the first one you purchased.
06-11-17, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By Garilia

So, is that bike around $1400 or $2,000? I know i...

So, is that bike around $1400 or $2,000? I know i wouldn't drop that kind of money on a bike without test riding it.

There is also Jamis Renegade series.
Cannondale CAADX
Giant TCX SLR
to name...
06-10-17, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,178
Posted By Garilia

I would definitely learn how to make those...

I would definitely learn how to make those adjustments yourself, but still take it into the shop since it's new if it's not too much hassle to get it over there.. A good bike shop will fix it no...
06-10-17, 04:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,138
Posted By Garilia

You are breaking records...your own. You pushed...

You are breaking records...your own. You pushed past the 5 mile barrier. You did some hills. You were able to get past your initial bonk. This is great stuff. Personal best is what matters. You might...
06-10-17, 12:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,138
Posted By Garilia

8 miles is a really big accomplishment. You're...

8 miles is a really big accomplishment. You're pushing your limits, while dealing with pain and discomfort, and breaking in your new bike (or do they break us in?) :D
How long did that 8 mile ride...
06-10-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,263
Posted By Garilia

I found this link on another thread in a...

I found this link on another thread in a different forum section, but that one wasn't geared to big or heavy people. But this is a good link and cheaper than $30/shirt

SAFETY SHIRTS & SWEAT SHIRTS...
06-10-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,138
Posted By Garilia

I personally don't get why joggers run with...

I personally don't get why joggers run with headphones on either. If someone can be a little more alert in their environment when personal safety is a huge factor, I'm not sure why anyone would want...
06-10-17, 06:04 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,549
Posted By Garilia

I'm sure that has something to do with why your...

I'm sure that has something to do with why your user name rhymes with Maalox! Or is it Male Ox? :foo::lol::roflmao2:
06-10-17, 06:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,138
Posted By Garilia

I'm going to second what MRT2 is saying. I love...

I'm going to second what MRT2 is saying. I love music. I have over 30,000 songs in my iTunes Library and probably 50,000 on my computer. But I never ever wear headphones/earbuds when bicycle riding....
06-10-17, 05:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,280
Posted By Garilia

My interpretation of the statement "better for...

My interpretation of the statement "better for cycling than cotton" has nothing to do with its eco-friendliness. I just assumed that statement was regarding the wicking properties of the material...
06-09-17, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,569
Posted By Garilia

No. If I see some scenery I want to photograph, I...

No. If I see some scenery I want to photograph, I stop and take a picture. I can probably find aerial photographs of scenic areas online. I am not a fan of drones or selfie sticks, but I am not...
06-09-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 11,538
Posted By Garilia

Never used Strava, never joined a club or gone on...

Never used Strava, never joined a club or gone on a group ride.
06-09-17, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,263
Posted By Garilia

Is Aerotech sold in stores? I didn't see the...

Is Aerotech sold in stores? I didn't see the brand at Performance today.
06-09-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,263
Posted By Garilia

I went to my local (30 miles away) Performance...

I went to my local (30 miles away) Performance Bikes today and Picked up this shirt for $19. (http://www.performancebike.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10052_10551_1195088_-1_400060__400060)...
06-09-17, 05:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By Garilia

Sounds like you enjoy tinkering around with this...

Sounds like you enjoy tinkering around with this bike.
06-09-17, 05:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,603
Posted By Garilia

I've got a bad feeling about this.

I've got a bad feeling about this.
06-08-17, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By Garilia

Hooray!

Hooray!
06-08-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 11,538
Posted By Garilia

+1

+1
06-08-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,006
Posted By Garilia

Lightning rods and tornado proofing. I can...

Lightning rods and tornado proofing.

I can only hope to be as bad a$# as Ms. Gulch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlDroGf7ap8
06-08-17, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,603
Posted By Garilia

More Boromir, one does not simply memes...

More Boromir, one does not simply memes...
06-08-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,603
Posted By Garilia

for reals? One does not simply walk into...

for reals?

One does not simply walk into Mordor
06-08-17, 09:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,578
Posted By Garilia

Is this kind of thing really alloyed (sic) in...

Is this kind of thing really alloyed (sic) in here folks?
06-08-17, 09:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,138
Posted By Garilia

Sometimes a flat tire doesn't just happen because...

Sometimes a flat tire doesn't just happen because something pokes through the tire to the tube and makes a hole in the tube. In those cases you patch or replace the tube and ride on. Sometimes what...
06-08-17, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By Garilia

Here are some shirt options that are either 70%...

Here are some shirt options that are either 70% bamboo/30% cotton or 55% hemp/45% cotton

https://www.amazon.com/Onno-heM1-3-ONNO-Mens-T-Shirt/dp/B00GYIV7L8
...
06-08-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,907
Posted By Garilia

www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zdDfQrPi5Q or get a...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zdDfQrPi5Q

or get a nut bra trying not to hotlink this video. if it gets deleted, just google "nut bra"
06-08-17, 08:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,006
Posted By Garilia

Currently we are experiencing a very atypical...

Currently we are experiencing a very atypical weather pattern with pretty much constant daily rain which is producing a lot of flooding. Thunderstorms with lightning and storm force winds tend to be...
06-08-17, 07:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 62,879
Posted By Garilia

and some pronounce it to rhyme with range or...

and some pronounce it to rhyme with range or strange
06-08-17, 05:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,138
Posted By Garilia

On my trail bike, I wear sneakers on hybrid mtb...

On my trail bike, I wear sneakers on hybrid mtb pedals (one side is flat, one side is for spd shoes, if I ever want that option).They fit the shoes I wear when riding my road bike. I wear a helmet,...
06-08-17, 04:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,006
Posted By Garilia

It's not the temperature of the rain, it's the...

It's not the temperature of the rain, it's the lightning that comes with it.

I live in the area of Miramar and Pembroke Pines...
06-07-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,907
Posted By Garilia

I suggest trying Monistat Chafing Relief Powder...

I suggest trying Monistat Chafing Relief Powder Gel. It's a "feminine" product, but it works great down under the apple bags. My wife used to work with an Ob-Gyn who was an avid cyclist and he was...
06-07-17, 03:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,780
Posted By Garilia

I don't have the same issues, but contacts don't...

I don't have the same issues, but contacts don't work for me either. People with bifocals and trifocals have a hard time with many contacts. And it's not like contacts don't fall out.
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