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05-23-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By mi77915

I remember having one very similar to that one as...

I remember having one very similar to that one as a kid. Brings back some great memories!!!!
05-05-13, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By mi77915

I have no experience with either of those racks,...

I have no experience with either of those racks, but I use one from Topeak, see the links below:

http://www.topeak.com/products/Racks/MTXBeamRackV-Type

and I use there "MTX Trunk Bag". see link...
05-05-13, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By mi77915

I disagree with your "road biker" friends. I had...

I disagree with your "road biker" friends. I had a similar situation happen to me. My situation was not with Specialized bikes, but with Cannondale.

I had a Cannondale CX-3 ( similar to the...
03-23-13, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By mi77915

I ran into the same problem with my disc...

I ran into the same problem with my disc brakes....... Brought it back to the bike shop where I purchased it from at least (6) time over the course of the summer. They replaced the rotors a couple of...
Forum: Introductions
03-15-13, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By mi77915

Welcome from Michigan.....Congrats on your new...

Welcome from Michigan.....Congrats on your new ride!!
03-13-13, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 52,225
Posted By mi77915

Giant, Specialized, and Cannondale are ALL great...

Giant, Specialized, and Cannondale are ALL great bikes!!! I own a Giant (Road Bike OCR-2) and a Cannondale (Hybrid - Quick CX-2) and I would definitely buy each of them again!! The best way to tell...
03-10-13, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,809
Posted By mi77915

I own a 2012 CX-3 (white) that I bought new and...

I own a 2012 CX-3 (white) that I bought new and it is a pretty good bike, BUT the brakes are JUNK!!!! I had soooo much trouble with these brakes (Tektro Novela mechanical disc). I brought my bike...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By mi77915

This is the helmet that I wear (red/black)...

This is the helmet that I wear (red/black) http://www.cannondale.com/2012/gear/helmets/2012-quick
09-06-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,561
Posted By mi77915

Photography has been a hobby of mine since I was...

Photography has been a hobby of mine since I was a teenager (now 52), as well as cycling. So, for me, it was a natural combination. I take my DSLR (surrounded with plenty of cushioning) with me on...
09-06-12, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25,861
Views: 2,625,986
Posted By mi77915

Yesterday I did my usual 19 mile ride (I do this...

Yesterday I did my usual 19 mile ride (I do this route about four times a week - weather permitting). It was a great ride, scenery was awesome!!! Weather was fairly nice too.
Forum: Commuting
09-06-12, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,561,666
Posted By mi77915

Here are my rides...Cannondale CX-3 and Giant...

Here are my rides...Cannondale CX-3 and Giant OCR-2
Forum: Commuting
08-27-12, 03:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,670
Posted By mi77915

I use the Topeak MTX Trunk bag with MTX BeamRack...

I use the Topeak MTX Trunk bag with MTX BeamRack and it works great!! It will mount on ANY seat post with a quick release clamp mount, no need for special attachment brackets to match your bike...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-12, 03:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,851
Posted By mi77915

They are virtually the same

They are virtually the same
Forum: Commuting
08-23-12, 03:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,851
Posted By mi77915

All the specs are on the page that you posted a...

All the specs are on the page that you posted a link to in your original post.

http://www.topeak.com/products/Bags/MTXTrunkBagEX
Forum: Commuting
08-22-12, 03:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,851
Posted By mi77915

I have the Topeak MTX 8L and just love this...

I have the Topeak MTX 8L and just love this bag/mount. I have had it for a while now and it is plenty big and is versatile. In your original post, you mention that you have read that some people say...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-12, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,561,666
Posted By mi77915

Love it!!!!! I have an OCR-2 that I've been...

Love it!!!!! I have an OCR-2 that I've been looking for the right rack, well, it looks like I just found the one!!!! Beautiful ride!!!! Thanks for shearing your pic's with us.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-12, 03:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By mi77915

+1 That Felt Z85 in that price range!!!!!

+1 That Felt Z85 in that price range!!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-12, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,028
Posted By mi77915

Personally, I prefer Shimano over SRAM!!!! But,...

Personally, I prefer Shimano over SRAM!!!! But, this is more like a "Ford" vs "Chevy" thread!!! As mentioned in another reply, try them both and see which one YOU prefer!!!
06-15-12, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,458
Posted By mi77915

To answer the original question............YES :)

To answer the original question............YES :)
06-14-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,736
Posted By mi77915

Picked up my bike from the shop yesterday and the...

Picked up my bike from the shop yesterday and the chief technician told me they called Cannondale, they said to replace the rotors with a set of Avid rotors. They did this and the technician said...
06-10-12, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,736
Posted By mi77915

Well, I took my bike back to the shop and this...

Well, I took my bike back to the shop and this time they said they replaced the pads and "scuffed-up" the disc's. I took it for a ride today (first ride since they did the work), and within 100 feet...
06-06-12, 10:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,900
Posted By mi77915

ben4345 is correct!!!! YES, you can get a DUI...

ben4345 is correct!!!! YES, you can get a DUI while riding a bike!!!!
Forum: Introductions
06-06-12, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By mi77915

Welcome to the forum Jason!!!!

Welcome to the forum Jason!!!!
06-06-12, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,377
Posted By mi77915

That is exactly what I did!!!! I was considering...

That is exactly what I did!!!! I was considering a carbon frame road bike a few years ago and after much research, I ended up with a great aluminum frame road bike (Giant) with really good components...
06-06-12, 03:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By mi77915

Here is the helmet I wear, works well for me: ...

Here is the helmet I wear, works well for me: http://www.cannondale.com/2012/gear/helmets/2012-quick

I too refuse to spend over $100 for a helmet!!!! Ridiculous!
06-01-12, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By mi77915

After being away from the sport for many years, I...

After being away from the sport for many years, I re-entered it (about 6 years ago) with not really knowing what type of riding I would be doing. I purchased a hybrid bike (Trek) and started riding....
Forum: Introductions
06-01-12, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By mi77915

Welcome to the forum!!!!!

Welcome to the forum!!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By mi77915

Thanks everyone for your suggestions and advice!...

Thanks everyone for your suggestions and advice! You have given me much to think about.

Thanks again,
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By mi77915

It's not that I don't like this bike, it's just...

It's not that I don't like this bike, it's just that I bought this bike as an entry level bike and at this point (5 years later), I feel that I am ready for an improvement in performance (speed a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By mi77915

New bike, or Upgrade existing?

I have been riding road bikes since my early teen years; I took a break for a while to raise a family and about 5 years ago, I re-entered the sport of road cycling and never looked back!! In 2007,...
05-26-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 63,180
Posted By mi77915

The DS series has 700x38c tires and the FX series...

The DS series has 700x38c tires and the FX series (7.3) has 700x32c tires (6mm difference). Besides the tires being wider on the DS, the tread pattern is what makes the biggest difference. The FX...
05-26-12, 07:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,656
Posted By mi77915

I too am looking for a work stand, I have been...

I too am looking for a work stand, I have been reading this (and other threads) on the subject and it seems that Park Tools (PCS-9) have the best products for this application. However, for someone...
05-26-12, 03:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 63,180
Posted By mi77915

I was in your position about a year ago. I was...

I was in your position about a year ago. I was looking for a second bike to be used on paved trails, not for mountain biking. I asked the question in reference to a duel sport bike (with a suspension...
Forum: Introductions
05-25-12, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By mi77915

Welcome from South East Michigan!!!

Welcome from South East Michigan!!!
Forum: Introductions
05-25-12, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By mi77915

Welcome from South East Michigan!!!!

Welcome from South East Michigan!!!!
Forum: Introductions
05-25-12, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By mi77915

Welcome back!!!!!

Welcome back!!!!!
Forum: Introductions
05-25-12, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By mi77915

Welcome back to the sport of cycling!!! I also...

Welcome back to the sport of cycling!!! I also took a hiatus from cycling for many years. I re-entered the sport about 6 years ago and never looked back!!!!
Forum: Introductions
05-25-12, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By mi77915

Welcome to the forum!!!!

Welcome to the forum!!!!
Forum: Introductions
05-25-12, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By mi77915

Welcome from Michigan!!! Just ask any questions...

Welcome from Michigan!!! Just ask any questions you might have, MANY great people here that will gladly answer them for you!!!
Forum: Introductions
05-25-12, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By mi77915

Welcome from South East Michigan!!!! You've...

Welcome from South East Michigan!!!!

You've come to the right forum to learn!! There are MANY knowledgeable people here that are more then willing to shear with anyone who asks a question. I have...
Forum: Introductions
05-25-12, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By mi77915

Welcome from South East Michigan!!!!

Welcome from South East Michigan!!!!
Forum: Introductions
05-25-12, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By mi77915

Welcome to Bike Forums!!!!

Welcome to Bike Forums!!!!
05-24-12, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By mi77915

Shimano Deore Crank -48/36/26 Cassette 11-31...

Shimano Deore Crank -48/36/26 Cassette 11-31 9 speed - Trek 7.4FX
Shimano Sora Crank 50/34 Cassette 12-26 9 speed - Jamis Allegro Comp
05-23-12, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By mi77915

Thanks jbchybridrider for raising that question. ...

Thanks jbchybridrider for raising that question.

I checked the gearing on both of these bikes, here is what I found:

Shimano Deore – Crank -48/36/26 Cassette – 11-31 9 speed
...
05-23-12, 03:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By mi77915

Component Question

Hi everyone,

I am looking into the purchase of a new hybrid bike, my question has to deal with the derailleurs. I am interested in (2) different bikes (from different companies), but I see that...
05-22-12, 10:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,841
Posted By mi77915

Congrats on our new bike!!!! Good choice. All the...

Congrats on our new bike!!!! Good choice. All the bikes that you rode are good quality bikes, glad to see that you found the one that "fits" you!!! I have the Cannondale CX3 and just love this bike!!!
05-21-12, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,540
Posted By mi77915

Choosing a bike is a personal decision. Not...

Choosing a bike is a personal decision. Not everyone will recommend the same bike. However, with all things being equal, I would personally choose the Jamis over the Giant. I have ridden both of...
05-21-12, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,736
Posted By mi77915

Thanks everyone for all your advice and...

Thanks everyone for all your advice and suggestions!!!! I will definitely give them a try.

Thanks again!!
05-21-12, 04:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,736
Posted By mi77915

Disc Brake Problem

I have a 2012 Cannondale CX-3 with Tektro Novela disc brakes and all they do is squeal and squeak continuously!!!!!! I have returned this bike to m LBS a couple of time and they just don't seem to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-12, 05:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,769
Posted By mi77915

I've been using toe clips for about 37 years now...

I've been using toe clips for about 37 years now and see no need to go clip less. For me, toe clips work GREAT!!!!! :thumb:
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