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Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-07, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By knoxroadie

^^^haha...best time of year to ride IMO

^^^haha...best time of year to ride IMO
Forum: Southeast
09-26-07, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By knoxroadie

I'm for organized rides right now. I'd love to do...

I'm for organized rides right now. I'd love to do that ride, but I'm out of town that week. I did find a link to the Tour de Nantahala which I'm considering
Forum: Southeast
09-24-07, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By knoxroadie

Where to find local rides

Hey all -
I did my first competitive ride on a bike yesterday as a relay team in the Atomic Man Tri. It was also my first time to ride more than 32 miles in one sitting, and I finished half an...
08-27-07, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,340
Posted By knoxroadie

thanks. I'm pretty sure that anyone could crack a...

thanks. I'm pretty sure that anyone could crack a CF fork hitting anything of any height at 300mph. ive always wondered about the strength of typical CF forks/frames on bikes. Like if they have to...
08-25-07, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By knoxroadie

I used a hybrid last year for my first year of...

I used a hybrid last year for my first year of college, and it was great. Had a Trek 7.2FX, and I did weekend jaunts, usually no more than 15-18 miles, which I found to be about my limit on physical...
08-25-07, 12:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,340
Posted By knoxroadie

For the physics/engineering people...

I went through quite a lengthy section of rough pavement today on my Trek 1500, and I got to thinking about something. It has a C/F fork, "Bontrager Approved" whatever that means. My question is...
Forum: Southeast
08-25-07, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By knoxroadie

A couple of days I've had to limit my riding to...

A couple of days I've had to limit my riding to 10 miles because of the heat coming off of the pavement. I got out early this morning and there was a nice breeze, which made it tolerable. Towards the...
08-15-07, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,306
Posted By knoxroadie

^^+1. I have a terrible problem with my contacts...

^^+1. I have a terrible problem with my contacts drying out. So much so that since I got lenses, I can no longer aim the car's A/C vent at my face. Kinda have to aim for the chin area. Anyway, I had...
08-15-07, 09:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,219
Posted By knoxroadie

I got a Trek 7.2FX which was $500 after...

I got a Trek 7.2FX which was $500 after taxes/helmet/bottle cage/etc. last fall to use as a campus commuter and then do some exercising on the side. The bike alone retailed for just under $400, and...
Forum: Southeast
08-15-07, 09:02 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,432
Posted By knoxroadie

sweet.

sweet.
Forum: Southeast
08-14-07, 01:42 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,432
Posted By knoxroadie

7-8 one way sounds about right. I always have to...

7-8 one way sounds about right. I always have to jump on the roads to hit the next section somewhere down the path. I'm less nervous on greenways, though I'm starting to get acclamated to riding with...
08-14-07, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By knoxroadie

I'll have to play around with that. They are...

I'll have to play around with that. They are pretty much in the same position. I went to the LBS yesterday to get them and all they did was screw the cleat on. I thought that there would be some time...
08-13-07, 08:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,052
Posted By knoxroadie

Did the same thing this afternoon. I just got...

Did the same thing this afternoon. I just got into clipless pedals today and fell as I was stopping by my dad's woodworking shop to say hey since I was in the neighborhood. I managed to unclip one...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-07, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By knoxroadie

I can relate. The first time I major fishtailed...

I can relate. The first time I major fishtailed was on a 5% or greater downhill grade. Granted, it wasn't a 90 degree turn, but enough to completely freak me out, especially as my first time on a...
08-13-07, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By knoxroadie

First time on bike shoes

I spent some time today to get used to wearing clipless pedals this afternoon. I noticed the obvious improvement in power and consistency in addition to the use of muscles on the back side of my...
08-13-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By knoxroadie

Thanks for the input. I was riding a Trek 7.2FX...

Thanks for the input. I was riding a Trek 7.2FX and I've migrated to a 1500, which I absolutely love. On my 7.2 I think I was averaging a casual 15 mile run in 45min or so??? I got a Cat Eye Strada...
Forum: Southeast
08-13-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,432
Posted By knoxroadie

^^...lol...should I say there's enough of...

^^...lol...should I say there's enough of them???...hahaha. If you take Neyland down to the docking area, take the overpass, get off at the first exit, hang the first right, then the first left you...
08-12-07, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By knoxroadie

What's a good time for a 20-30 mile run?

Hey everybody, I'm new to this forum, and I'm pretty new to biking. Got into it last fall. I used to go everywhere on my bike as a kid and after about a ten year absence I've returned. I'm 19 and a...
Forum: Southeast
08-12-07, 03:37 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,432
Posted By knoxroadie

Hey guys, My name is Alex. I'm new to the...

Hey guys,
My name is Alex. I'm new to the forum, and I've been into biking for about a year now. I'm a Nashville native, but I really love riding in Knoxville. Got hooked when I bought a Trek 7.2FX...
08-12-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By knoxroadie

It was almost a year ago that I got a Trek 7.2FX...

It was almost a year ago that I got a Trek 7.2FX for campus commuting and exercise when I started out at UT-Knoxville. I did two semesters worth of riding around on it and got in about 100-120 miles...
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