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Forum: Commuting
05-19-15, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By gunner65

You will trim that ride down to an hour or even...

You will trim that ride down to an hour or even less after a few weeks of riding. The more road friendly Roam will help to. Enjoy the rides.
05-14-15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,102
Posted By gunner65

Yes, you should take a test ride. Counting out...

Yes, you should take a test ride. Counting out modern tech based on a 94 design is your loss. My FS climbs like a goat and has very little "bob". I can climb a rocky rooty hill without my rear...
05-14-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,221
Posted By gunner65

When I used to commute I had really good luck...

When I used to commute I had really good luck with the Kenda Kwests. I put several thousand miles on one set that never gave me any trouble.
05-13-15, 07:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,102
Posted By gunner65

I wouldnt hesitate to go FS for a first bike if...

I wouldnt hesitate to go FS for a first bike if money isnt a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,146
Posted By gunner65

In a perfect world that decal would have been...

In a perfect world that decal would have been red. That would have looked better anyway.
05-22-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By gunner65

Great job and do not forget that some of those...

Great job and do not forget that some of those meds could be the reason your body is holding onto excess weight.
05-21-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,353
Posted By gunner65

In a perfect world you have a shop nearby that...

In a perfect world you have a shop nearby that has a saddle loaner program so that you can try out several before purchasing one. In my world I have a pile of poor fitting saddles before I found the...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,089
Posted By gunner65

Summer buzz cut old #2...

Summer buzz cut old #2 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) across the top at the barber shop.
05-16-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,709
Posted By gunner65

I have two of these they are great.

I have two of these they are great.
05-11-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,081
Posted By gunner65

I have several groups I ride with but lately have...

I have several groups I ride with but lately have enjoyed riding with my slower group. We poke along and talk alot, stop and take photos, and just generally enjoy our miles more. I do a lot of solo...
05-11-14, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By gunner65

FX - Trek Bicycle...

FX - Trek Bicycle (http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/town/fitness/fx/)

These seem to be quite popular around here all brands offer a similiar but you are almost guaranteed a trek dealer in...
05-10-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By gunner65

Nice bike I like the relaxed geometry.

Nice bike I like the relaxed geometry.
Forum: Commuting
05-09-14, 02:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,783
Posted By gunner65

and another reason I will never live in that...

and another reason I will never live in that state....
Forum: Commuting
05-08-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,501
Posted By gunner65

So same wheels/Tire road condition you are saying...

So same wheels/Tire road condition you are saying discs have no more stopping power then tradition rim brakes?
05-08-14, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By gunner65

My 300# riding buddy rides this: Specialized...

My 300# riding buddy rides this:

Specialized Bicycle Components (http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/road/allez/allez-sport#specs)

I checked his wheels at about 500 miles and they are still...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-14, 07:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,501
Posted By gunner65

I just cannot see where extra stopping power is...

I just cannot see where extra stopping power is EVER a bad thing. No experience with discs on road but I love them on my MTB. If I ever buy another commuter/road bike I will be looking into discs as...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,308
Posted By gunner65

rm-rf Thanks for that post. I was belly...

rm-rf

Thanks for that post. I was belly laughing at the his original CO2 post. Maybe if he stops breathing he will greatly reduce his carbon footprint.
Forum: Commuting
05-07-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,131
Posted By gunner65

I like the GPS signaling turn feedback in the...

I like the GPS signaling turn feedback in the handlebars. As a concept bike we have to throw away what the bike itself looks like and look at its actual functions. Like you could incorporate the...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-14, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By gunner65

Second that. The head mounted mirrors I could...

Second that. The head mounted mirrors I could never focus on that well.
07-23-13, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By gunner65

Elixir has been great for me love the modulation....

Elixir has been great for me love the modulation. Buy the proper bleed kit follow instructions no problem with maintenance so far.
07-23-13, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By gunner65

A friend of mine was recommended the Diamondback...

A friend of mine was recommended the Diamondback Overdrive as his first. I checked it out its a nice ride for ~$500.
...
07-18-13, 07:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,535
Posted By gunner65

I think each discipline compliments the other. ...

I think each discipline compliments the other. When its too wet to MTB I can ride on the road. When its hot and dry I love being in the shade of a wooded trail. Chosing one over the other then to...
05-24-13, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By gunner65

http://www.airbornebicycles.com/products/98-wingma...

http://www.airbornebicycles.com/products/98-wingman.aspx
05-17-13, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By gunner65

Why? its a bike.

Why? its a bike.
05-17-13, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By gunner65

Im not a grammar nazi but your posts are hard to...

Im not a grammar nazi but your posts are hard to read at times.

Anyway Youtube has all the videos you will ever need to learn to wrench a bike. It troubles me at times that sheer volume of people...
05-11-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,188
Posted By gunner65

http://www.airbornebicycles.com/products/110-airbo...

http://www.airbornebicycles.com/products/110-airborne-guardian-29er.aspx

Nice spec
05-08-13, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By gunner65

Its a suspension seatpost its supposed to move.

Its a suspension seatpost its supposed to move.
05-02-13, 06:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,108
Posted By gunner65

Hydration pack while mtb Seat bag on roadie.

Hydration pack while mtb

Seat bag on roadie.
05-01-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By gunner65

Manhood

Manhood
04-30-13, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By gunner65

Egg beaters and candies people love them or they...

Egg beaters and candies people love them or they hate them.
04-29-13, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,003
Posted By gunner65

Ive heard a lot of happy people singing the...

Ive heard a lot of happy people singing the praises. Sorry about your bad run.
04-29-13, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By gunner65

It has become a place where poeple can ask others...

It has become a place where poeple can ask others to use google for them.
04-25-13, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By gunner65

Squeeze that budget and get a nice one. ...

Squeeze that budget and get a nice one.

http://www.airbornebicycles.com/products/113-goblin.aspx
04-25-13, 06:15 AM
04-24-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By gunner65

and sadly I believe we have seen the last of Miss...

and sadly I believe we have seen the last of Miss Rae!!! But this thread will carry on forever on the bikeforums server.
04-24-13, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By gunner65

I was wondering when this forum was going to...

I was wondering when this forum was going to start riding all of these "what bike should I buy" bikes!!! and post about mountain biking instead buying mountain bikes.

Anyway a thunderstorm ruined...
04-22-13, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By gunner65

The LBS is correct.

The LBS is correct.
04-22-13, 08:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,687
Posted By gunner65

In KY it is prime spring turkey season......There...

In KY it is prime spring turkey season......There are lots of "good ol boys" (Drs and Lawyers to) in the woods with firearms. Dont be such a nervous nelly and wear orange.
04-22-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By gunner65

All bikes are shipped the same way to your LBS as...

All bikes are shipped the same way to your LBS as they are shipped to your door.
04-18-13, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,855
Posted By gunner65

If you can turn a wrench ...

If you can turn a wrench

http://www.airbornebicycles.com/products/110-airborne-guardian-29er.aspx

These are getting great reviews for the price. I have no affiliation but I am looking at...
04-17-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By gunner65

http://www.love2pedal.com/ Very reputable...

http://www.love2pedal.com/

Very reputable place
04-15-13, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,207
Posted By gunner65

Changed nothing on my 3700 but the 3700 frame...

Changed nothing on my 3700 but the 3700 frame from that era was designed for 100mm forks on other models (4300) Same frame geo. This came from Trek in an email to me. The giant Roam 2 looks like a...
04-12-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,207
Posted By gunner65

I went from 63mm travel to 100mm travel no...

I went from 63mm travel to 100mm travel no problem did not change the characteristics of my Trek 3700 at all.
04-11-13, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By gunner65

Lets tell new people that safety gear is useless....

Lets tell new people that safety gear is useless. I believe the mild concussion I got last week while wearing my helmet would have been much more severe especially evident in the huge dent in the...
04-10-13, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By gunner65

Ride the pee out of it and save some coin.

Ride the pee out of it and save some coin.
03-27-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,167
Posted By gunner65

Accurate and MP3? Thats funny right there. Maybe...

Accurate and MP3? Thats funny right there. Maybe he can get a portable SACD mounted to the bars.

Anyway I have always liked the skull candy buds. I do not know the model but they are the...
03-25-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,275
Posted By gunner65

You did good.

You did good.
03-25-13, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,275
Posted By gunner65

Considering they are only about $450 new with the...

Considering they are only about $450 new with the latest equipment I d offer no more than $150. I bought an 09 4300 for my wife last year for $75 in mint.
03-22-13, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,275
Posted By gunner65

After commuting 2k plus miles on my 08 model 3700...

After commuting 2k plus miles on my 08 model 3700 I decided to use it as a mtb bike when I built my casserole for commuting on. Bone stock except for a really nice set of tires it has about the...
03-22-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,286
Posted By gunner65

I always have to ask why drink anything other...

I always have to ask why drink anything other than water? If caffeine is needed green tea is a wonderful source.
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