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Forum: Commuting
08-08-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,916
Posted By vilelamb

Bianchi San Jose vs. Motobecane Fantom UNO cyclocross

Hi there,

I want a SS to commute short distances, in an all flat area. I'm torn between the Bianchi San Jose and Motobecane UNO on bikesdirect!

I love the way the San Jose looks, the flat bars,...
10-30-06, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By vilelamb

Probably should get back on...

I'm a female college student and I did maybe 5 races during the collegiate cycling last season. I've been riding for a year, but I've been bad about staying consistent. My riding has been very...
08-23-06, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By vilelamb

I've been looking on sheldonbrown.com on...

I've been looking on sheldonbrown.com on conversions. Seems a bit tricky.
08-23-06, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By vilelamb

Sooo...

I want a fixie to commute to school on and I think a Raleigh Rush Hour is fairly close to what I want. However, I really don't want to spill 500 some odd dollars into a bike that might get stolen....
08-23-06, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By vilelamb

Sooo...

I want a fixie to commute to school on and I think a Raleigh Rush Hour is fairly close to what I want. However, I really don't want to spill 500 some odd dollars into a bike that might get stolen....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-06, 05:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

I get a little ballsy in races. Nothing scary,...

I get a little ballsy in races. Nothing scary, just tell myself if I just relax and stay in control I can push myself to do things that may just seem scary. In my second crit (that's where the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-06, 05:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

I think it kicked in on time for me not to feel...

I think it kicked in on time for me not to feel wobbly after I was done. It was like a pre-post race meal:)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-06, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By vilelamb

164, angrily riding away from a car that almost...

164, angrily riding away from a car that almost hit me. I was in a small gear of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 09:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

I pretty much have no social life as well:o I...

I pretty much have no social life as well:o I really need to work on my diet more than anything. I think I really need to work on my warm up as well. Any advice on what a warm up should be like?...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 09:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

Your girlfriend is awesome! I can't imagine being...

Your girlfriend is awesome! I can't imagine being on the back end of a tandem.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 09:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

It was only 16 miles. I was being sarcastic. I...

It was only 16 miles. I was being sarcastic. I ended up needing that gel!! Why is that so strange! I wasn't out to win, so I took the gel instead of thinking about the nano seconds I would lose...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 09:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

Yeah it was like 4 hours, so I needed it.

Yeah it was like 4 hours, so I needed it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 08:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

I'm totally not fishing for compliments when I...

I'm totally not fishing for compliments when I say this, but a lot of the guys I've run into just seem to be put off by it all:-/ Seems like most guys (perhaps more so in the college scene) tend to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 08:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

What's wrong with taking a gel? I ended up...

What's wrong with taking a gel? I ended up needing it!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 08:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

I just don't have enough miles on my legs, even...

I just don't have enough miles on my legs, even for someone who just started to race. I'm sure a lot of people can relate, it's so tough to ride at a reasonable hour with school/work (in my case,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 08:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

I wasn't offended. As long as it's good natured...

I wasn't offended. As long as it's good natured and not degrading or totally off topic, which I don't think it was.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 07:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

I could probably lose a good 10-15 lbs. while...

I could probably lose a good 10-15 lbs. while working on my climbing skills.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 06:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

Haha, all right...

Haha, all right...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 06:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,997
Posted By vilelamb

I'm more woman

Hey,

I'm a 5'11.5", 160 pound woman. I ride a 56. I just started racing (only have done 3). Well, I'm a lot more woman than most of the women who race. Significantly taller. With that said, I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-06, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By vilelamb

Thule trays work with Yakima rack?

I just want a quick answer (skipped the searching part). I think yes, but making sure. About to buy some stuff off craigslist.

Thanks!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-06, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By vilelamb

I forgot to mention they're gutter mount, he he.

I forgot to mention they're gutter mount, he he.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-06, 07:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,744
Posted By vilelamb

Don't know if this has been mentioned but a few...

Don't know if this has been mentioned but a few months ago in Bicycling magazine they had an article on basically Hispanic bike riders. Saying how in Mexico they ride bikes on the wrong side of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-06, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By vilelamb

Used roof rack

Hey,

I just bought a used Thule roof rack. It's supposed to be the right length for my car. I stuck it on there and it seems to fit fine. Just wondering if a fit kit is necessary?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-06, 09:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,297
Posted By vilelamb

Haha you're right!

Haha you're right!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-06, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,763
Posted By vilelamb

I have the 06 1500 with new paint job and full...

I have the 06 1500 with new paint job and full Ultegra/Cane Creek as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-06, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,297
Posted By vilelamb

I think he meant me. Yeah, that was my bike...

I think he meant me.
Yeah, that was my bike with the new blue and silver paint job. I don't know why they changed it to 06 Discovery colors instead of waiting to have it on the 07 1500s. I agree it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-06, 11:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,297
Posted By vilelamb

I have the 06 and it is NOT turquoise. I got mine...

I have the 06 and it is NOT turquoise. I got mine for $700 too with upgrades;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-06, 01:00 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,798
Posted By vilelamb

You have a good point. When I first got into...

You have a good point. When I first got into cycling and wanted to look up road bikes, the first brand to come to mind was TREK. I had no idea what Lance was riding, nor did I care. It was just: say...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-06, 12:09 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,798
Posted By vilelamb

Trek sucks.

Trek sucks.
Forum: Foo
03-31-06, 07:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,157
Posted By vilelamb

Sounds like a cry for help..... jussss kiddin

Sounds like a cry for help.....

jussss kiddin
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-06, 12:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By vilelamb

I was thinking about checking that place out. Not...

I was thinking about checking that place out. Not a big fan of Calmar.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-06, 11:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By vilelamb

That's cool, what LBS do you go to?

That's cool, what LBS do you go to?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-06, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By vilelamb

Oh, that's sweet! Where did you see that? I saw...

Oh, that's sweet! Where did you see that? I saw the Super Sale thing on their site, but doesn't really have any info...at least I haven't found it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-06, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By vilelamb

Do you mean online? Their in store shops have...

Do you mean online? Their in store shops have more stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-06, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By vilelamb

That makes sense, how else will they make any...

That makes sense, how else will they make any money off the deal? Those who can't pay on time!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-06, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By vilelamb

Performance is online and a retail store. There...

Performance is online and a retail store. There are a bunch of them. Check them out www.performancebike.com
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-06, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By vilelamb

Don't need a super great bike, so paying it off...

Don't need a super great bike, so paying it off should be no problem. How did it work out for you?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-06, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By vilelamb

Awesome, thanks a lot!

Awesome, thanks a lot!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-06, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By vilelamb

Financing a bike

I just bought a bike with cash, so I'm good, but I'm considering financing a bike for a family member. I know Performance has a financing thing, just wondering if anyone has done it. I know this has...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-06, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By vilelamb

I've seen them used for $50 on craigslist ...

I've seen them used for $50 on craigslist

http://www.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/145698894.html
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-06, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By vilelamb

R900 Cannondale $400--worth it?

I was checking out craigslist and wondering if that's a reasonable price?

http://www.craigslist.org/eby/bik/145531569.html

don't know what year it is ...
03-27-06, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By vilelamb

I got Zinn and the Art of Road Bike Maintenance...

I got Zinn and the Art of Road Bike Maintenance at the library. I think you're right, I should get together some tools and figure it out. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-06, 07:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,150
Posted By vilelamb

Is 110mm what it normally comes with?

Is 110mm what it normally comes with?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-06, 07:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,150
Posted By vilelamb

Who? If you mean me, I'm a female and not too...

Who? If you mean me, I'm a female and not too worried about having a manly bike.
03-27-06, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By vilelamb

Professional tune up?

I posted a thread maybe a week ago about learning to wrench. However, I have this old Univega from the 80s. The bike is dirty and back wheel needs truing. I would imagine there are a number of things...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-06, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,052
Posted By vilelamb

I've never used rollers. But I have the...

I've never used rollers. But I have the Performance Travel Trac Century Fluid Trainer. I chose a trainer over rollers because:

1. Takes up less space
2. I don't rely on the trainer to take care...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-06, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,520
Posted By vilelamb

I don't know if I would want to wheel around a 2...

I don't know if I would want to wheel around a 2 month old though.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-06, 02:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,800
Posted By vilelamb

The red outline of the Nike swoosh on his gloves...

The red outline of the Nike swoosh on his gloves don't match.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-06, 01:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,793
Posted By vilelamb

OMG. How did you buy so much stuff? Were they...

OMG. How did you buy so much stuff? Were they expensive bikes/boat? If I was your spouse, I would never leave you at home again. And I'm the kind of person who would sell organs if they were easily...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-06, 01:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,584
Posted By vilelamb

:eek: Holy crap! Glad you're okay. Did you get...

:eek: Holy crap! Glad you're okay. Did you get compensated for the bike? How does that work when you're riding an older bike? How do they value it?
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