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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-06, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,540
Posted By oneponychick

check ebay.

check ebay.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-06, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By oneponychick

I ride the Specialized Dolce saddle, and like it....

I ride the Specialized Dolce saddle, and like it. But I think more important than any "special" saddle with or without a cutout, is #1 A very good pair of padded shorts that do not bunch up. #2...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-06, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By oneponychick

#1 Make sure she has good shorts. A good pair...

#1 Make sure she has good shorts. A good pair of Louis Garneau go a long way for me.
#2 Make sure she is sitting of her sit bones. Ask her to sit exageratingly far back on the seat for a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-06, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By oneponychick

I love it when we all post the same answer at the...

I love it when we all post the same answer at the same time !! Too funny !
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-06, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By oneponychick

This is sometimes called speed wobble, Hasn't...

This is sometimes called speed wobble, Hasn't happened to me personally, but I've seen it happen to someone else. If it happens again, try bringing your knee against the top tube, to dampen, or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-06, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By oneponychick

+1 Get a professional fit.

+1 Get a professional fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-06, 07:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,062
Posted By oneponychick

357 miles.

357 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-06, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By oneponychick

I use the T9 because that is what the mechanics...

I use the T9 because that is what the mechanics at my LBS like the best. I apply it after my ride, run the chain thru all the cogs and rings, let it dry for a couple hours, then gently wipe the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-06, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 905
Posted By oneponychick

Awesome photography. Looking forward to seeing...

Awesome photography. Looking forward to seeing the whole bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-06, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By oneponychick

Take a look at the Specialized Hotrocks with a...

Take a look at the Specialized Hotrocks with a 20" wheel. I believe they have a 7 speed on them. Also take a look at the Giant MTX bikes.

22 miles is a huge accomplishment for a 6 year old! ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-06, 03:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 665
Posted By oneponychick

A smaller frame than normal will get him a...

A smaller frame than normal will get him a shorter top tube, but then the seat will have to be raised, which may make him bend further at the hips to reach the bar. He looks tight in the hip...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-06, 08:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 665
Posted By oneponychick

+1 On your bike looking small. I'm 5'7" and...

+1 On your bike looking small. I'm 5'7" and ride a 54, but everybody is built differently.

Your back looks rounded and tense to me. Maybe try relaxing your bellybutton toward the top tube,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-06, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,143
Posted By oneponychick

[QUOTE=operator]Cadence is a pretty overrated...

[QUOTE=operator]Cadence is a pretty overrated feature. All you need to do is plug in your chainrings and cassette into Sheldon Browns gear caculator once or twice and you'll know what cadence you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-06, 11:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By oneponychick

Mine's a 54s. It took a few rides to get used to...

Mine's a 54s. It took a few rides to get used to way it handled, it has signigicantly shorter wheelbase.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-06, 11:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By oneponychick

Sweet Bike !! Of course it's sweet, it looks...

Sweet Bike !! Of course it's sweet, it looks just like mine ! I've got the same fork and crank as your wife, but went with 105 front der and Ultegra 9 sp. rear der (12-27) to cut down on $$$. Went...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-06, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By oneponychick

Wow that's pretty harsh. I view it as a bike...

Wow that's pretty harsh. I view it as a bike fit/fitness level/flexibility issue.



That's funny :roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-06, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By oneponychick

Sometimes it is the limited ability to flex at...

Sometimes it is the limited ability to flex at the hip joint that causes the knees to be out. In the long run, it may be harder on your knees to pedal that way. Ideally the center of your knee...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-06, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,360
Posted By oneponychick

Orange goes with gray, and black, and little bit...

Orange goes with gray, and black, and little bit of blue.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-06, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By oneponychick

Awesome. We definetely need some pics.......

Awesome. We definetely need some pics.......
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-06, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By oneponychick

What did you use to clean the gunky grease off...

What did you use to clean the gunky grease off your cogs?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-06, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,799
Posted By oneponychick

Find a LBS in your area that is trained and...

Find a LBS in your area that is trained and equiped to do a fitting on a Serotta Fit cycle. You can find one by going to www.serotta.com and clicking on find a dealer. Look for one with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-06, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By oneponychick

You've just jinxed yourself.

You've just jinxed yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-06, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By oneponychick

To smooth out my pedal stroke, I imagine that I...

To smooth out my pedal stroke, I imagine that I have mud on the bottom of my shoes, and I "scrape" it off while going thru the bottom of the stroke.
About cadence: It takes less muscle strength...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-06, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By oneponychick

Sort of. It was a busy road, and I usually have...

Sort of. It was a busy road, and I usually have a habit of just going really slow in a circle until it's clear, which was my intent, but there was no room to circle at this intersection, and I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By oneponychick

Welcome me to the "Fell over at a stop sign" club

It took me almost 1000 miles to become a member, but I made it !:)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-06, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By oneponychick

I ride in nothing but the Louis Garneau Alveo...

I ride in nothing but the Louis Garneau Alveo shorts with the Ergozone chamios.

http://www.teamestrogen.com/products.asp?pID=13215

They fit very well, and the chamois does not bunch or crease,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-06, 07:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 901
Posted By oneponychick

Yeah !!! Now go put some miles on it.

Yeah !!! Now go put some miles on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-06, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By oneponychick

MSRP on that bike is $1,100, so I think $1000 is...

MSRP on that bike is $1,100, so I think $1000 is definetely in the range. It comes stock with 105 components. Seems like a fair price to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-06, 02:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By oneponychick

Mom, Your leg strength will get better every...

Mom,
Your leg strength will get better every time you ride the hills, so just keep riding. Squats and leg presses are also a great way to gain strength in your legs. When you are climbing a hill,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-06, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,096
Posted By oneponychick

Sweet lookin' ride. Maybe it's rude to ask, but...

Sweet lookin' ride. Maybe it's rude to ask, but how much did you shell out for it?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-06, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By oneponychick

Had my fitting last year, haven't changed a thing...

Had my fitting last year, haven't changed a thing on my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By oneponychick

Are you looking for a road bike? Have you been...

Are you looking for a road bike? Have you been to a Local Bike Shop?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-06, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By oneponychick

If you're an experienced rider and you know where...

If you're an experienced rider and you know where you want each part of your body when you ride, then you could probably adjust your own bike and get yourself comfortable.
If all you're after is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-06, 02:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,828
Posted By oneponychick

OMG.......you're still riding a triple?:eek: ...

OMG.......you're still riding a triple?:eek:

Just kidding. You can get a double combination that will get you close enough to your current hill climbing gears, but then will take some speed off...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-06, 02:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,918
Posted By oneponychick

Miller2: Ask him how close your fit comes to a...

Miller2:
Ask him how close your fit comes to a stock Fierte frame. Maybe the difference is just a few mm, something you can probably get accustomed to if it saves you 2k.....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-06, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,918
Posted By oneponychick

Actually he didn't pitch at all. That was my own...

Actually he didn't pitch at all. That was my own justification for going that route. He said that he could get me into a Specialized Sequoia by changing the stem and the handlebars from the stock...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-06, 02:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,918
Posted By oneponychick

For the complete build. I think the frame was...

For the complete build. I think the frame was around 1k. My LBS tech actually worked me up a quote for about $2250, but I choose to upgrade the wheels, and upgrade to Ultegra on the rear derailuer....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-06, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,918
Posted By oneponychick

Yeah, that's exactly what I told myself when I...

Yeah, that's exactly what I told myself when I went for my fitting. But I did fit into a stock Fierte frame, and ended up spending about 2.5k. You're thinking about it all wrong.......you're not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-06, 01:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,918
Posted By oneponychick

When I had my Serotta fit last year, all of the...

When I had my Serotta fit last year, all of the above were taken into consideration, along with my cycling goals, my current flexibility, and my current limitations. I was not disappionted about...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-06, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By oneponychick

Thanks Duane!! I am signed up for the...

Thanks Duane!!

I am signed up for the century, it will be my first ever century. I'm checking out the route......Bunker HILL Rd......... Shanty Creek (MTN) Rd........... Schuss MTN Rd........I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-06, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By oneponychick

Yeah, the map on the website above is inaccurate...

Yeah, the map on the website above is inaccurate for the 100 mile route. I think from Eastport, which is the first sag stop, the 100 mile riders head north and east of the lake, while the 60 mile...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-06, 01:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,170
Posted By oneponychick

What does OCP mean? :D

What does OCP mean?

:D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-06, 07:38 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-06, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By oneponychick

Did you buy this bike through your LBS? I...

Did you buy this bike through your LBS?
I would consider having a professional fit done at a reputable bike shop. Bring your bike with you of course, they'll let you know if the bike is going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-06, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By oneponychick

Have you test ridden this bike yet? I have not...

Have you test ridden this bike yet? I have not seen one of these personally, but from the looks of it on the specialized site, it looks like it would put you in more of a racing position, depending...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-06, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By oneponychick

+1 A professional comprehensive fitting is...

+1 A professional comprehensive fitting is never a waste of money.......
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-06, 08:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By oneponychick

Yes, you're right about the geometry, just gotta...

Yes, you're right about the geometry, just gotta fit it with the body and the style/ability.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-06, 08:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,203
Posted By oneponychick

I use T-9, but I just might try that Purple...

I use T-9, but I just might try that Purple Extreme stuff next.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-06, 07:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By oneponychick

I would have to agree with EURO's analysis. If...

I would have to agree with EURO's analysis. If you're not gonna race, why punish yourself?
Go for something with more of a sloping top tube, like the Specialized Seqouia, or the giant OCR,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-06, 08:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,900
Posted By oneponychick

A serotta fitting includes all that is in that...

A serotta fitting includes all that is in that article, and also a serotta fit technician measures your flexibility, and considers any physical limitations due to injuries, etc. I don't think an...
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