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Posted By mgw189

That was the one... I dont know anything about...

That was the one... I dont know anything about the older bikes but thought for $30 it would be worth asking you guys that do.
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Posted By mgw189

A good deal?

Found this on Craigslist it looks as though it is in pretty good shape. Asking $30. 1970s Falcon Black Diamond 10 speed bicycle. It is an Ernie Clements design with Campagnola shifters. 27" tires. ...
04-06-12, 02:34 AM
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Posted By mgw189

I have the Trek 7.3 fx and have about 600 miles...

I have the Trek 7.3 fx and have about 600 miles on my bike with no real wheel issues at all. I think I have a bent or worn tooth on my crank somewhere though. Granted I am not as heavy as the OP...
04-05-12, 10:08 PM
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Views: 1,802
Posted By mgw189

Thoughts and prayers to you and your family......

Thoughts and prayers to you and your family... never easy losing a loved one.. :thumb: on dad riding with her on all her rides now
04-05-12, 10:06 PM
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Views: 1,352
Posted By mgw189

Congrats... Way to go... good luck getting to...

Congrats... Way to go... good luck getting to your final goal.
03-29-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,447
Posted By mgw189

I have the Trek FX7.3 and weigh closer to 300 lbs...

I have the Trek FX7.3 and weigh closer to 300 lbs at the moment I have put close to 1000 miles on it since buying last July I have not had any issues and I have done all the things you havent... Hit...
03-27-12, 11:46 PM
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Views: 243
Posted By mgw189

Average speed of roughly 16mph....

Average speed of roughly 16mph....
03-27-12, 10:05 PM
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Views: 243
Posted By mgw189

I'm Baaaack...

Soooo riding this winter did not go as I had planned but my job didn't cooperate either for helping me with that. The good news is that I live in the North East and well March was a little strange...
02-12-12, 08:02 PM
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Views: 883
Posted By mgw189

That particular stretch is a State Highway it is...

That particular stretch is a State Highway it is the same route however as interstate 86.
The speed limit is still 65mph through that area and restricted access. He lives in Endicott but I...
02-07-12, 09:13 PM
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Views: 883
Posted By mgw189

The accident happened in the driving lane and the...

The accident happened in the driving lane and the vehicle in the pictures is in the median off the side of the road in the passing lane. I am guessing that the vehicle as well as the bicycle was...
02-06-12, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By mgw189

On an Interstate Highway no less. Rumor is he...

On an Interstate Highway no less. Rumor is he was not from the area and got lost even so...
02-06-12, 11:26 AM
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Views: 883
Posted By mgw189

Owego man killed on Bicycle

http://www.wbng.com/news/gallery/Car-Collides-With-Bicyclist-138783249.html
11-12-11, 01:50 PM
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Views: 395
Posted By mgw189

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003VW6RBK/ref=ox...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003VW6RBK/ref=ox_ya_os_product is the one I got. Its pretty nice. A lot more sturdy than I thought it would be for the price. As for the sound I think a lot of...
11-12-11, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By mgw189

Trainer is here and picked up a HRM

I ordered a indoor trainer last week. It showed up yesterday. I got it on Amazon for $50 I was a little hesitant at what the quality might be but it looks and feels pretty darn sturdy. I know it...
11-12-11, 09:20 AM
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Views: 2,745
Posted By mgw189

You got this... have fun.

You got this... have fun.
11-10-11, 11:11 PM
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Posted By mgw189

Its a water pipe holder....

Its a water pipe holder....
Forum: Commuting
11-10-11, 08:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,491
Posted By mgw189

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a223/angeltattoo...

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a223/angeltattoo/smilies/drool.gif
11-10-11, 07:32 AM
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Views: 807
Posted By mgw189

How much clearance do you have from the pedals to...

How much clearance do you have from the pedals to the ground? That picture makes it look like there is little to none
11-08-11, 11:10 PM
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Views: 469
Posted By mgw189

These are the ones that I have...

These are the ones that I have http://www.axiomgear.com/products/gear/bags/panniers/cartier-dlx/ I like them quite a bit. They hold a ton of stuff.
11-08-11, 09:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 667
Posted By mgw189

Awesome trip report..... I havent been to...

Awesome trip report..... I havent been to Niagara Falls in years. Its only 4 hours away... I need to get back up there.
11-08-11, 09:13 PM
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Views: 469
Posted By mgw189

Chef yeah i have panniers too because when i go...

Chef yeah i have panniers too because when i go to work when it is cold that trunk bag is not big enough. For a little ride like today it works very well. I really like the panniers. I will get a...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-11, 05:08 PM
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Posted By mgw189

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6235/6326441129_254...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6235/6326441129_254a555792.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mgw189/6326441129/)
_MG_0437 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mgw189/6326441129/) by mw189no2...
11-08-11, 04:26 PM
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Views: 469
Posted By mgw189

Chef yes it is... there are also straps on the...

Chef yes it is... there are also straps on the bottom of the bag. I learned the hardway not to trust the snap in feature alone. I hit a small bump and jettisoned the bag one of the first days I had...
11-08-11, 04:13 PM
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Views: 469
Posted By mgw189

16.44 Miles today...

Sooo its November and it was in the 60's here in Upstate NY... Supposed to be almost 70 tomorrow... I will be on the bike again tomorrow with a different destination in mind I believe. I took my...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-11, 03:19 AM
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Views: 3,998
Posted By mgw189

+1 on the Roper...

+1 on the Roper...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-11, 02:55 AM
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Posted By mgw189

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_de...

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=17045 I have something simalar to this. 5mm allen key to take them off.
11-08-11, 01:37 AM
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Views: 1,735
Posted By mgw189

Allen I have a solution to wanting to...

Allen

I have a solution to wanting to watch the game... do it on your bike in front of the tv on rollers or a trainer. I live in the north east and plan on riding as much as I can through the...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-11, 10:37 PM
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Views: 153,405
Posted By mgw189

FREAKING COLD.... 23 degrees when I left work for...

FREAKING COLD.... 23 degrees when I left work for home. Only 4.5 miles so it wasnt to bad. First time riding in that kind of cold. I need stuff for my head/face and some warmer gloves. Other than...
11-05-11, 10:31 PM
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Views: 1,735
Posted By mgw189

:eek: LOL not a good day but then again I have...

:eek: LOL not a good day but then again I have also put back on othe 20 lbs that I had lost thanks to sept and not riding at all. Now the weather is getting cold. I just bought a trainer and will...
11-05-11, 08:02 PM
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Views: 1,130
Posted By mgw189

Congrats Allen.... Glad to hear things worked...

Congrats Allen.... Glad to hear things worked out. :thumb:
11-05-11, 02:15 AM
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Views: 6,571
Posted By mgw189

I use a program called cardio trainer which I...

I use a program called cardio trainer which I like a lot. I am not sure on availability for iphone though. I have tried I mapmyride which is good but like the feedback from cardio trainer better.
Forum: Commuting
10-31-11, 08:11 PM
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Views: 678
Posted By mgw189

http://www.resellerratings.com/store/Green_Tire_Bi...

http://www.resellerratings.com/store/Green_Tire_Bike_Shop
Forum: Commuting
10-30-11, 02:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,521
Posted By mgw189

I would like to hear the whole story. While it...

I would like to hear the whole story. While it may not be a good idea to call someone fat and or stupid it is not a good reason to punch someone.
Forum: Commuting
10-30-11, 12:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,618
Posted By mgw189

Bought my Trex 7.3 Fx this July for just under...

Bought my Trex 7.3 Fx this July for just under $700 with the rack and other accessories I would say I am at just about $1100 or so including clothing and shoes.
Forum: Commuting
10-29-11, 11:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By mgw189

Any number of reasons could change the price. ...

Any number of reasons could change the price. There really is no way to tell why there is such a change in price without knowing the shop owners and asking them outright. I searched quickly online...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-11, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By mgw189

someone stole the rear skewer from my bike last...

someone stole the rear skewer from my bike last week.... I grabbed some non quick release skewers they also sell locking ones I also will now keep an extra set with me when I ride to work.
Forum: Commuting
10-29-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By mgw189

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spotted_cucumber_beet...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spotted_cucumber_beetle

did it look like this?
10-28-11, 02:54 AM
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Views: 1,940
Posted By mgw189

Maybe a cyclocross bike would be better for what...

Maybe a cyclocross bike would be better for what you are wanting to do? Same road frame and riding posistion with MTB gearing and MTB style tires? I own a 2011 7.3 and love (got it in July and have...
10-28-11, 01:05 AM
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Views: 652
Posted By mgw189

I use egg beaters and like them quite a bit over...

I use egg beaters and like them quite a bit over real eggs. I got a neat little egg cooker for the microwave. 1/3 cup of egg beaters microwave it for a minute when it comes out I open it take...
10-25-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,855
Posted By mgw189

Chef I have some of these Louis Garneau Wind Dry...

Chef I have some of these Louis Garneau Wind Dry shoe covers they work great and pack down to nothing...

http://www.louisgarneau.com/us-en/product/305541/1083074/Shoe_Covers/WIND_DRY_SL_SHOE_COVER...
10-25-11, 09:53 AM
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Views: 640
Posted By mgw189

phly I think the reasoning behind the whole...

phly

I think the reasoning behind the whole thing is to learn what his clients are going through,how the feel and such. The Super Size me guy was completely different story. He was out to prove...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-11, 09:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,180
Posted By mgw189

Just remind your family that drunks may be...

Just remind your family that drunks may be dangerous but there are a lot less of them on the road then there are people texting, talking on the phone, applying makeup,reading the paper, changing the...
10-24-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,855
Posted By mgw189

Awesome thread..... Couple of things I do I...

Awesome thread.....

Couple of things I do I picked up some waterproof camping bags at walmart a set of three smaller ones and one large one that would hold a sleeping bag. I use them for my...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,970
Posted By mgw189

Speaking of pranks had someone steal my rear...

Speaking of pranks had someone steal my rear skewer the other day full story here

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/776901-Grrrr-(-amp-(*-(-amp-(
Forum: Commuting
10-22-11, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,225
Posted By mgw189

I was just thinking the trunk vs a pannier the...

I was just thinking the trunk vs a pannier the reason being is you could hit the pannier on something doing damage to the camera or if you dumped the bike on the side having the same issue. I am...
10-22-11, 11:54 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,709
Posted By mgw189

119.6 as of 10/22 was hoping to have more by now...

119.6 as of 10/22 was hoping to have more by now but almost twice what I had in Sept
Forum: Commuting
10-22-11, 09:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,225
Posted By mgw189

What kind of cameras are you hauling around? Are...

What kind of cameras are you hauling around? Are we talking dSLR bodies and lenses or a couple point and shoots? I would worry about storing my dSLR in a pannier bag. I will store mine however in...
10-22-11, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By mgw189

Nazran I have the same issues lately. One of the...

Nazran I have the same issues lately. One of the earlier posters said something about adding a Whey Protien drink after your workouts. I will say that over the summer months I was doing that quite...
10-22-11, 05:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,849
Posted By mgw189

I just installed the same fenders on my 7.3fx. ...

I just installed the same fenders on my 7.3fx. Love them EXCEPT... the day after I got them on I bang my knee into the front one by accident pretty hard. It messed up the alignment enough that it...
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