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10-18-01, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 698
Posted By cdc28p

Cantina Tollo Acqua & Sapone

Cantina Tollo Acqua & Sapone
10-08-01, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By cdc28p

I just bought the bike last week so it's unlikely...

I just bought the bike last week so it's unlikely that the pads are all gone. In fact they look pretty new. I checked for grit but found none. Could it be that the wheel is untrue? How do you...
10-08-01, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By cdc28p

Braking noise

The front brakes on my new Trek 1000 make some aweful noise (like sandpaper scratching hard on metal) while braking. The rear brakes are pleasantly quiet. What might be the cause? I'm going to...
10-08-01, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By cdc28p

Plenty of good advices on upgrading your MTB......

Plenty of good advices on upgrading your MTB... If you're interested in entry-level road bikes, take a look at the Trek 1000, Fuji Ace, GT ZR5.0, Giant OCR3, and Bianchi Brava. Except for the Fuji...
10-07-01, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By cdc28p

Watery eyes and contact lenses

Today I lost my second pair of contact lenses in two days while doing a 30-mile ride. My eyes got really watery, and the soft contacts just fell off. What should I do to prevent this from happening...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-01, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By cdc28p

Take a look at the Fuji Ace--steel frame, Shimano...

Take a look at the Fuji Ace--steel frame, Shimano Sora, 700x28 tires for around $500.
09-01-01, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By cdc28p

Congratulations!!! What an accomplishment,...

Congratulations!!! What an accomplishment, especially on those bicycles! :)
08-30-01, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By cdc28p

Maybe they are Man U fans as well? Try a...

Maybe they are Man U fans as well? Try a Liverpool shirt and see how they react! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-01, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By cdc28p

Road bikes in winter

Do you use your road bike in winter instead of switching to a mountain bike? And by winter, I mean real winter with snow and ice, but just those wimpy quasi-winters in California where I'm from. ...
08-20-01, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,709
Posted By cdc28p

With 5'6" and 120 lbs, my body mass index is...

With 5'6" and 120 lbs, my body mass index is 19.4. Yours is about 19.0. The recommended index is from 20 to 25, I believe. Of course, weight does not determine one's overall health, but I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-01, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By cdc28p

Joe, by power straps you meant PowerGrip straps? ...

Joe, by power straps you meant PowerGrip straps? I'm thinking of getting them for my road bike, which is used mostly for city commuting and longer weekend rides, because they are so darn cheap. How...
08-19-01, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By cdc28p

Doggie-bone laced with cyanide? How about SUVs...

Doggie-bone laced with cyanide? How about SUVs laced with cyanide? Those animals have given me more problems than any dog has.
08-15-01, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,709
Posted By cdc28p

Biking and gaining weight!!!

I've been reading many messages here about people's losing weight after picking up biking again... And that scares me!!! I'm new in this biking thing, but I want to GAIN weight! Is that even...
08-15-01, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 919
Posted By cdc28p

I got my new hybrid stolen a few months ago......

I got my new hybrid stolen a few months ago... Got out of lab at midnight and the bike was gone. And the bike was parked in a medical research area where there are tons of cameras around!!!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-01, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,427
Posted By cdc28p

Riding in the morning??? Gosh, what time do you...

Riding in the morning??? Gosh, what time do you people go to bed? School, lab, and tons of other activities force me to go to bed around 3-4 a.m., and I always struggle to get up by 9 a.m. My bike...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-01, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By cdc28p

If you go any third-world country where bikes are...

If you go any third-world country where bikes are the daily vehicles of choice, you'll see that they are really different from the ones sold here. In Vietnam, where I rode a bike for 6 years, most...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-01, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By cdc28p

Is the ride harsh with the alumininum frame? Do...

Is the ride harsh with the alumininum frame? Do you think it's a good bike for commuting?

Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
07-24-01, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By cdc28p

Getting a drop handlebar for a hybrid can be...

Getting a drop handlebar for a hybrid can be quite expensive (>$100) because you have to replace the shifters, brake levers, cables, etc... as well. The price of a cheap hybrid plus a drop handlebar...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-01, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,083
Posted By cdc28p

Saddle height and the TdF

I've set up my bike, with clipless pedals, so that the saddle is high enough to allow SLIGHTLY bent knees at the downstrokes. However, watching the wonderful Tour de France on OLN, I've noticed that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-01, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,032
Posted By cdc28p

But doesn't Harris Cyclery sell stuff over the...

But doesn't Harris Cyclery sell stuff over the Internet too?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-01, 07:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,032
Posted By cdc28p

You should also pick an LBS that you like. One...

You should also pick an LBS that you like. One of the main reasons that I picked the Fuji Ace is that the LBS that sells it has people who seem really nice and truly like bikes. Of course a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-01, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,032
Posted By cdc28p

I've asked the question about entry-level road...

I've asked the question about entry-level road bikes in a different post and have decided to go with the Fuji Ace, which is perhaps the cheapest road bike at $499. I eliminated the Trek 1000 because...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-01, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By cdc28p

Advices needed on entry-level road bikes

After a month of unsuccessfully searching for a used road bike, I've decided to buy an entry-level road bike to replace my stolen hybrid, looking for something that I can commute on and do longer...
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