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05-04-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,646
Posted By Addison

Was out on Sunday and kept hearing a shoosh type...

Was out on Sunday and kept hearing a shoosh type of sound at each revolution, sounded like it was coming from the front tire. Wasn't slowing me down but the noise irked me. Stopped and lifted the...
04-23-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Addison

bag for front rack

I purchased my n+1 back in Feb. with a lot of help from all of you. It is a Salsa Casserole and I'm lovin it. Here in the Northeast, where it still spits snow and you need to either wear too much...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,621
Posted By Addison

The 400t that I had came with a triple ( thats...

The 400t that I had came with a triple ( thats what the t stands for), i think it was 32,42,52 and with a 10 apeed cassette. Sounds like yours is now a single speed? Do you have an lbs that could...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,621
Posted By Addison

Not really on topic but I was wondering what you...

Not really on topic but I was wondering what you paid for your Elance 400T. I bought one in 1986 for around $600. I had it untill 2 years ago and really liked it, just that my ageing back and neck...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 03:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,990
Posted By Addison

That Plumb Hammer would make me turn back to get...

That Plumb Hammer would make me turn back to get it asap. I've had mine (a 22 ouncer) since the late 70's. What a well balanced tool, can't find new ones like it. Great score........
03-30-11, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,115
Posted By Addison

Because it feels so good when you stop.

Because it feels so good when you stop.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,367
Posted By Addison

I buy cheap helmets, $60 or so. I'd rather...

I buy cheap helmets, $60 or so. I'd rather bring 3 headbands with me and change them out than pay more. I sweat a lot, hard to believe I wouldn't with a $200 helmet. What bugs me is that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,581
Posted By Addison

I recently bought a Salsa Casserole and love it. ...

I recently bought a Salsa Casserole and love it. Check out their website, its affordable (around $1200) and really comfortable. Comes with 32's and is a lite touring/modest off road vehicle. I've...
03-22-11, 07:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,718
Posted By Addison

I ride a compact double so 34/25 is as low as I...

I ride a compact double so 34/25 is as low as I go. It is a chore for me to do many of the hills/mountains around here. Every year I'm a better cyclist but there's the age thing that keeps the...
03-21-11, 06:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,718
Posted By Addison

I don't live too far from there. What kind of...

I don't live too far from there. What kind of gearing are you useing to make it up? I've often thought of driving over and trying it early evening after they close the too road. You're my newest...
03-09-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,887
Posted By Addison

I've got some degenerative disc issues. I can...

I've got some degenerative disc issues. I can only say what works for me. I bought a second hand mt. bike a few years back, it had upright bars and good suspension. I was looking for a cheap, fun...
02-27-11, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By Addison

191598Here she is, new fenders, rear rack. Check...

191598Here she is, new fenders, rear rack. Check out the color matched factory front rack,hubbada, hubbada. Contrast in the photo is not great, it really is a great shade of blue and yes it does...
02-25-11, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By Addison

ok , might have gotten a little carried...

ok , might have gotten a little carried away.......

But the fit end of this was really something. My first bike in my new cycling life was about 5 years ago. There was a lot of fitting, sizing,...
02-25-11, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By Addison

What a first date!

Some of you may recall my post of a month ago asking for advice about N+1. Question was about buying a cross bike or light tourer. I got some great advice and decided to order a Salsa Casserole. ...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,459
Posted By Addison

I think I'm a lot older then you so take this for...

I think I'm a lot older then you so take this for what its worth.........

I started having neck issues around the age of 40,couldn't figure out why my left arm would go numb when paddling out on...
01-15-11, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,864
Posted By Addison

wow, just looked at the Salsa bikes on line. ...

wow, just looked at the Salsa bikes on line. They look great and seem to have the more relaxed geometry I need. Both the Vaya and the Cesserole are intriguing. A problem here would be finding one...
01-14-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,864
Posted By Addison

cross or tour

My dear wife threw a card in an envelope this Christmas. It allows for my first n+1.

Some background...... I'm soon to be 58, found a riding renewal about 5 years ago. Bought a Trek Madone (4.7)...
10-10-09, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,148
Posted By Addison

The Earth Shoe thing......... I'm 10 years older...

The Earth Shoe thing......... I'm 10 years older than you with a host of spine issues. Just got back into Earth shoes last year (and MBT shoes) for the first time since college days. I can't tell...
08-21-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,791
Posted By Addison

The lbs that sold me my Madone said not to and...

The lbs that sold me my Madone said not to and ,untill reading this thread, I believed them. But, I sure did miss it for all of the reasons stated. A few weeks ago, I purchased one of those...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-09, 06:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,705
Posted By Addison

because that zefal frame pump that I bought new a...

because that zefal frame pump that I bought new a year ago did not fit comfortably on my new bike. Had to fit it on the front tube with some velcro straps. It still bounced around a bit and I...
07-26-09, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By Addison

i'm about 10 miles south of Burlington right at...

i'm about 10 miles south of Burlington right at the ferry landing in Essex, NY. You seem to be traveling a section of the Adirondacks I don't know much about. My range is in the east and I...
07-25-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By Addison

I've lived in Vermont for the last 25 years...

I've lived in Vermont for the last 25 years untill moving across Lake Champlain to New York this past year. It really is an exceptional state in many ways. There are still only 620,000 or so...
07-08-09, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Addison

Congrats..... not meaning to hijack but did my...

Congrats..... not meaning to hijack but did my first century yesterday (56th birthday) and had a likewise experience. Till now, I had just been doing 30-40 miles at a time . Did about 105 miles in...
06-04-09, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By Addison

as it turns out, I too have one that does not...

as it turns out, I too have one that does not spew CO2 over he landscape (the Zefal)

Didn't do me much good today when I got a flat about 15 miles from home. Bought it last summer and have not...
04-26-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,591
Posted By Addison

I've a pretty fair history of degenerative disc...

I've a pretty fair history of degenerative disc disease in my neck/upper back. It really prevented me from cycling for a decade. I finally had the lbs add a riser to my handlebars (on an 86 Trek)...
01-05-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,055
Posted By Addison

Thanks for all the replies. I think I'll try the...

Thanks for all the replies. I think I'll try the headbands. Reason being is that I have a really big head and all of those do rags and helmet liner type things typically fit me poorly. They all say...
01-02-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,055
Posted By Addison

I'm a newbie but I get hot

Hi to all,

I'm new to the forum but have lurked for some time..... I'm looking at helmets for the coming riding season and planning to buy soon to take advantage of the winter deals . My dilemna...
12-26-08, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,650
Posted By Addison

I'm no expert for sure and this is my first post...

I'm no expert for sure and this is my first post after lurking for over a year but here's a little of my brief experience...... I'm 55 and started reriding my 20+ yr old trek touring bike hard a...
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