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10-11-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,150
Posted By etw

I have also had no issues putting my CF road bike...

I have also had no issues putting my CF road bike on the trainer each winter
04-06-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By etw

Walz has set up a go fund me page to help defray...

Walz has set up a go fund me page to help defray the cost of materials and labor. This is a great cause from a company that makes top notch products
...
02-01-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,118
Posted By etw

My hands are always cold. Cold weather cycling...

My hands are always cold. Cold weather cycling has been an issue. Even using heavier gloves my fingers are still in pain in moderately cold conditions. Bar mitts did not work for me. One option I...
02-01-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,186
Posted By etw

I had some Aerotech a few years ago, so I can't...

I had some Aerotech a few years ago, so I can't really recall what I thought of them. Last season I bought shorts from https://www.theblackbibs.com and found them to be nice quality and comfortable.
02-01-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,700
Posted By etw

As was mentioned, the Specialized Roubaix is a...

As was mentioned, the Specialized Roubaix is a good bike, but I would also lean toward the Diverge as it would give you even more options
Forum: Foo
01-31-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,815
Posted By etw

I have had one for a couple of years. I was wary...

I have had one for a couple of years. I was wary at first as there are those gadgets that are the new fad, and 6 months later end up at tag sales. The Instant Pot is not one of those and is terrific....
01-31-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,313
Posted By etw

The Road ID app will notify people when you are...

The Road ID app will notify people when you are out o a ride and will notify them if you have not moved (presumably due to an incident) for a period of time. You do have the option to cancel the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By etw

I also find the iPad to be a good solution

I also find the iPad to be a good solution
Forum: Foo
01-06-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,172
Posted By etw

Given the thread title, I would say that I enjoy...

Given the thread title, I would say that I enjoy a decent vodka with a clean finish. Chopin is a nice one that you could sip chilled. It has a nice flavor and goes down easy. Sometimes vodka in...
Forum: Touring
01-04-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,754
Posted By etw

The topeak pumps work well. Another consideration...

The topeak pumps work well. Another consideration would be those by Silca. I have the Tattico and it is well made. The couple of times I have used it it has worked well.
...
Forum: Commuting
12-30-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,524
Posted By etw

I have had a set of these for years. They work...

I have had a set of these for years. They work well. I like the versatility that I can use clips or not, depending on what kind of riding I am doing.
Forum: Touring
05-26-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By etw

They seem to have so many different shorts that...

They seem to have so many different shorts that it is hard to determine the differences and which would best suit me.
05-26-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,374
Posted By etw

Ergon saddles are very well made and well...

Ergon saddles are very well made and well designed saddles
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,480
Posted By etw

You can check out ...

You can check out

https://www.sfbags.com/collections/cycling-accessories/products/cycling-ride-pouch

https://www.sfbags.com/collections/cycling-accessories/products/cycling-club-pouch

They...
07-30-18, 06:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,590
Posted By etw

Thule makes some racks for bikes that don't have...

Thule makes some racks for bikes that don't have mounts. They would probably work for light use, not heavyweight hardcore touring.

https://www.thule.com/en-us/us/bike-accessories/rear-bike-racks
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,114
Posted By etw

You might consider some adjustments to the...

You might consider some adjustments to the saddle- up/down, fore/aft, angle up/down. Sometimes small adjustments can make significant differences.
Forum: Introductions
07-23-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By etw

Hey- Check out Ridgefield Bicycle Sport...

Hey-

Check out Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club. Lots of different rides and activities- road, mountain, bike paths and gravel. Great people.
...
07-21-18, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,365
Posted By etw

I always enjoyed reading her blog. I hope she is...

I always enjoyed reading her blog. I hope she is well and happy.
07-20-18, 07:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,249
Posted By etw

Those are really high quality, well made and well...

Those are really high quality, well made and well designed bells.

Whatever you do, don't fall for the cheap knock offs that are out there!
07-14-18, 08:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,843
Posted By etw

For anyone who needs glasses to read up close...

For anyone who needs glasses to read up close does not need a great deal of distance correction, these work great. Their customer service and warranty work is great.
07-10-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,013
Posted By etw

I recently bought a bike on closeout that has...

I recently bought a bike on closeout that has Sora. My first thought was- I'll need to upgrade as soon as possible. I have been really happy with it. Shifting is smooth and quiet and works great. I...
Forum: Touring
07-05-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By etw

I have thought about doing that trip sometime as...

I have thought about doing that trip sometime as well, so I will be interested in seeing responses. You might find info at https://forums.adventurecycling.org as well
07-04-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,678
Posted By etw

Besides the other good suggestions here, on these...

Besides the other good suggestions here, on these really hot humid days I make a point to take it easy and to spin more, often staying in the small chainring most of the time.

Listen to your body.
06-27-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,186
Posted By etw

One site to look at is...

One site to look at is https://www.bicyclebluebook.com
06-20-18, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,549
Posted By etw

Yeah, while not cycling specific, it is a good...

Yeah, while not cycling specific, it is a good choice. Well made, holds a good deal of stuff.
Forum: Touring
06-17-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By etw

I might go with whatever is more comfortable to...

I might go with whatever is more comfortable to ride.

For shipping, also check out The Best Lowest Bicycle Shipping in America and Worldwide | ShipBikes (http://www.shipbikes.com) I once shipped...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,190
Posted By etw

I have a few of their jerseys and they are really...

I have a few of their jerseys and they are really well designed and well made, extremely comfortable.
Forum: Foo
06-11-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,633
Posted By etw

In this age when there seems to be an increasing...

In this age when there seems to be an increasing fear of people from other lands or whose lives are different from our own, Bourdain helped to open the door to explore and understand others, from...
05-30-18, 12:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,265
Posted By etw

In the club I ride with there is a rider who is...

In the club I ride with there is a rider who is 78. He is a very good rider and a real inspiration!
05-22-18, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Posted By etw

It may also be a strong effort to improve...

It may also be a strong effort to improve visibility and their share of the market. Time will tell.
05-20-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Posted By etw

I think the larger size would be a plus for...

I think the larger size would be a plus for visibility.
05-20-18, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Posted By etw

Elemnt-cash back promotion

I just saw the Wahoo has a promotion going on where you can get $80 off on one of their Elemnt units

https://wahoo-promotions.com/us/en/pages/cashback/home

I have been tempted by these. That...
Forum: For Sale
03-10-18, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,199
Posted By etw

Still available

Still available
Forum: For Sale
03-06-18, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,199
Posted By etw

Will also consider reasonable offers.

Will also consider reasonable offers.
Forum: For Sale
03-05-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,199
Posted By etw

FS: SMP TRK saddle

SMP TRK medium saddle. Like new. $45 shipped US

Send me a PM or email if interested or for pic.
Forum: Touring
03-04-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,782
Posted By etw

The Bolt and the Elemnt both seem pretty cool

The Bolt and the Elemnt both seem pretty cool
Forum: Touring
03-04-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,782
Posted By etw

How does the edge touring compare?

How does the edge touring compare?
Forum: Northeast
02-23-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By etw

You can check out the Norman Rockwell museum and...

You can check out the Norman Rockwell museum and the Hancock Shaker Village, which are both in the area.
Forum: For Sale
02-12-18, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,223
Posted By etw

Still available. like new, not used

Still available. like new, not used
Forum: For Sale
02-02-18, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,223
Posted By etw

Price drop- $15 shipped US

Price drop- $15 shipped US
Forum: For Sale
01-30-18, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,223
Posted By etw

Offers?

Offers?
Forum: For Sale
01-28-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,223
Posted By etw

FS: Hubbub helmet mirror

FS- Hubbub mirror. Clips on to your helmet. Like new. $20 shipped in US. PM me if interested or with a reasonable offer
01-20-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,479
Posted By etw

So to update- The bike is a 2016. It was a...

So to update-

The bike is a 2016. It was a demo bike and looks brand new. I believe it may have been ridden only a few times at most. I went over today and bought it. I went out this afternoon and...
01-15-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,479
Posted By etw

Specialized Diverge- all around bike?

I saw that my LBS has a '17 Specialized Diverge Sport demo on a closeout sale for $495. This bike originally sold for $1150.

Frame-Specialized A1 Premium Aluminum
Fork-Specialized FACT carbon w/...
09-21-17, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,768
Posted By etw

The Ergon saddles are well designed and well made...

The Ergon saddles are well designed and well made and I am surprised there is not much talk about them. They are very comfortable. As with any saddle you do have to tweak position a little to find...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,568
Posted By etw

Here is the video that was mentioned: ...

Here is the video that was mentioned:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xODNzyUbIHo


A couple of years ago I had a speed wobble on a descent and have never had one since.
09-09-17, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,007
Posted By etw

This time of year you can often find end of the...

This time of year you can often find end of the year sales as the dealers are looking to get rid of last years models before next season
Forum: Northeast
09-07-17, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,482
Posted By etw

Ridgefield Bicycle Company. Bikes, clothing and...

Ridgefield Bicycle Company. Bikes, clothing and gear from Specialized Cannondale Electra & Pivot. Custom bikes from Seven Cycles. Certified mountain bike instructors and bike fitters. S-Works dealer....
09-06-17, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,510
Posted By etw

Yeah, I get that. At the same time, since I have...

Yeah, I get that. At the same time, since I have never laid eyes (or hands) on the two SMP saddles, I thought that perhaps someone who has some experience with TRK and SMP would know if the shape and...
09-06-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,510
Posted By etw

Surprised nobody has had any experience with...

Surprised nobody has had any experience with these. Oh well, I guess I may have to spring for one of these at some point and figure it out.
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