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03-30-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By coyboy

Sure is. Look at my photo on post #43 where I...

Sure is. Look at my photo on post #43 where I was asking about a mirror. BTW I have settled on a different one I took off another bike I had.
03-30-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,926
Posted By coyboy

Patriot1. I was just noticing the photo of the...

Patriot1. I was just noticing the photo of the stem cap. I’m not sure if my Roll is different but it looks like your stem cap is like the one on my Trek FX3. My Roll has a much different stem. Not...
03-26-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By coyboy

My second favorite saddle is my Selle SMP TRK. ...

My second favorite saddle is my Selle SMP TRK. It is actually more comfortable on short rides than my favorite but on longer rides (longer than 10 miles) my Selle Anatomica H serie beats it out by a...
02-18-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,103
Posted By coyboy

I got a Roll comp x1 last fall and love it. With...

I got a Roll comp x1 last fall and love it. With winter I haven’t been riding much but have managed a few dozen or so 10 to 15 mile rides. I did change the seat for a Selle Anatomica H2. I’m about...
11-17-18, 09:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,926
Posted By coyboy

Streamliner 29er rack

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Went ahead with the Axiom Streamliner 29er rack. A...
10-30-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,926
Posted By coyboy

Thanks, and wow, thatís some serious weight...

Thanks, and wow, thatís some serious weight capacity. I like the clip in design of the Ibera trunk bag but the rack itself is only rated to 45 lbs. Going to think about it some more.
10-29-18, 08:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,926
Posted By coyboy

meant to ask earlier, what rack is that. Iím...

meant to ask earlier, what rack is that. Iím looking to get this Ibera and trunk combo. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AA8GH8G/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1
10-25-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,926
Posted By coyboy

About photo above.

Wouldnít let me type info...anyways. Added the Blackburn Outpost Lg Framebag. Picked up a Selle SMP TRK large saddle (also know as the ladies saddle). Canít decide between it and Selle Anatomica I...
10-25-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,926
Posted By coyboy

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/809899c0_a4f9_4680_a819_6dd310067a28_4b320bd61b7f920b32bf78d0ebf822001871ffc2.jpeg
10-21-18, 09:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,926
Posted By coyboy

Korax, is that a Brooks Flyer saddle?

Korax, is that a Brooks Flyer saddle?
10-15-18, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By coyboy

Thanks, I just got it Friday after reading you...

Thanks, I just got it Friday after reading you and others here talking about how fun it is to ride. After 2 rides I see why.
10-12-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By coyboy

Specialized Roll

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10-12-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,926
Posted By coyboy

Whatís the best mirror for the Roll. Not liking...

Whatís the best mirror for the Roll. Not liking the ultralight...
10-12-18, 01:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,926
Posted By coyboy

Definitely the upright standing position for me...

Definitely the upright standing position for me on the Roll. Picked mine (comp x1) up this morning and just did a short ride around the neighborhood which includes some pretty steep hills. I found I...
10-08-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,926
Posted By coyboy

[QUOTE=HTupolev;20217671]The extremely upright...

[QUOTE=HTupolev;20217671]The extremely upright fit definitely affects performance, particularly at high speeds. It doesn't affect hill climbing much except insofar as the bike doesn't like the rider...
05-08-17, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,481
Posted By coyboy

You might want to look at a fitness bike instead...

You might want to look at a fitness bike instead of a hybrid. They are generally a little faster, still built for comfort without necessarily needing bike shorts and run 700C. The Trek Nako for...
09-25-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,082
Posted By coyboy

My local bike shop (Bicycle Cove) carries mainly...

My local bike shop (Bicycle Cove) carries mainly Trek but also has several Felt, Cervelo, and Electra bikes. About 5 to one ratio Trek vs the rest though.
09-25-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 947
Posted By coyboy

I'm just getting back into riding and a few weeks...

I'm just getting back into riding and a few weeks ago I found a 5 mile ride with 100 ft of climbing difficult. After 2 months of slow but steady progress riding 3 or 4 times a week I've slowly built...
Forum: Recumbent
09-25-15, 01:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,323
Posted By coyboy

I have both and prefer the Tour Easy for fast...

I have both and prefer the Tour Easy for fast road rides. It has a windshield and that really helps in headwinds and after I get up over 15 mph. My Bacchetta (the Bumblebeast) is for offroad. I...
09-24-15, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 947
Posted By coyboy

since when is 1000' a short climb...I find 1000'...

since when is 1000' a short climb...I find 1000' pretty challenging. Most climbs around here are in the 600 ft verity and Im whooped after any of them
Forum: Foo
09-11-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 69,615
Posted By coyboy

Been awhile since I was on the site, sad to hear...

Been awhile since I was on the site, sad to hear of Toms passing. When I first got into biking I found this site and was always encouraged by seeing what Tom accomplished, in no small part due to...
09-09-15, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 365,999
Posted By coyboy

Just picked up an fx 7.3 a couple of weeks ago. ...

Just picked up an fx 7.3 a couple of weeks ago. Tried a 20 and 22.5 and liked the feel of the bigger bike. I'm long waisted.... Anyways, have not been on a regular bike since I broke my collar...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 08:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,219
Posted By coyboy

works for me ...

works for me

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Forum: Recumbent
03-08-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,334
Posted By coyboy

Have you ruled out a trike. The Greenspeed Anura...

Have you ruled out a trike. The Greenspeed Anura looks easy to get on and off. But at around $2600 they are not what I'd call cheap. TerraTrike and Trident have the Rover and Spike priced about...
Forum: Touring
04-07-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,272
Posted By coyboy

I use plastic peroxide bottles. I have 4 oz, 8...

I use plastic peroxide bottles. I have 4 oz, 8 oz and a 12 oz sizes that I use depending on how long I'll be out. Been using the same ones for over 5 years now and they often sit for months half...
03-31-09, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 860
Posted By coyboy

I thought the main benifit from riding was from...

I thought the main benifit from riding was from the elevated heart rate. Bottom line, anything can be overdone (even things that are good for you). So moderation is the key. I'll take coffee with...
11-22-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,179
Posted By coyboy

Thanks guys, the tires are 26 x 1 3/8. Since it...

Thanks guys, the tires are 26 x 1 3/8. Since it is probably not worth much I will just fix the flat rear tire and keep it for emergency rides since I ride my bent for exercise. BTW I just lifted it...
11-22-08, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,179
Posted By coyboy

JCPenny lightweight 5 speed.

picked this up today. Not really looking for it but was riding my bent Thursday and a guy stopped me and offered me an old bike for $10. Said it was sitting in the shed but in good shape. I told...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

fair enough, though I dont think I was that...

fair enough, though I dont think I was that demanding. I asked an honest question and never downed any type bikers but appearantly that deserves name calling. As for irritating, I come by it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

10-4 and good points. Anyways, I read an earlier...

10-4 and good points. Anyways, I read an earlier post where you mentioned "windbreaker" (no not that kind) and was wondering then.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 08:26 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

Are you trying to pick a fight? I gota admit, I...

Are you trying to pick a fight? I gota admit, I have never been personally insulted online before. Anyways, it was fun... Glad I was able to provide you with some meaure of self importance.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

Am I correct in thinking you and Cheri were on a...

Am I correct in thinking you and Cheri were on a tandom? From all I hear, those really are fast... BTW I never saw a tandom. In fact I have met a total of 2 bents (TE amd Corsa) and one trike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 07:47 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

[QUOTE=halfspeed;7435861]A meta-discussion about...

[QUOTE=halfspeed;7435861]A meta-discussion about the value of such topics in general is one thing, but that's not what's under discussion here. We're talking about one particular type of wank-fest...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 06:20 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

BTW, what's up with the "semiliterate ramblings...

BTW, what's up with the "semiliterate ramblings of people who can't quite grasp the point" remark. I'm guessing your takin to me. Oh well...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 06:08 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

Well I asked for it... actually I said some...

Well I asked for it... actually I said some folks can pass a roadie and some are just dreaming..I also said in an earlier post that some bent riders are full of themselves, but that's not usuaully...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

good deal...and yes I found it amusing. I ride...

good deal...and yes I found it amusing. I ride slow myself a lot of the time. then sometimes i ride medium...not sure it would be fair to say I ever ride fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 10:00 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

my bad...hate when my kids say that...anyways,...

my bad...hate when my kids say that...anyways, I'll try to be more complete/accurate when listing said slams next time.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 09:57 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

so put the guy in better physical shape on a bent...

so put the guy in better physical shape on a bent and he will pass himself...until he hits a major hill that is. As for those bragging about dropping a racer, some can, most can't. On one of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 09:21 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

No, facts are facts. I even siad bents are...

No, facts are facts. I even siad bents are slower up hills for me.
The slamming was more along the lines that bents are not real bikes and thier riders are old, crippled and cant ride without...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 08:47 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

Yea, kinda like when a bullie picks on the wrong...

Yea, kinda like when a bullie picks on the wrong person...This thread was and has been about bashing bents. So a few took exception. Not exacly the same. So unless you want to cite a few examples...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-08, 09:45 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

what bent forum would that be. I read several...

what bent forum would that be. I read several bent forums and most seem to be indifferent. I ride 2 DFs and one bent (not at the same time...) and like them all but it did take severl hundred miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-08, 11:51 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,480
Posted By coyboy

I have 3 DF bikes and one bent in my garage. I...

I have 3 DF bikes and one bent in my garage. I can ride any one of them for 20 miles without a problem. Any more than that and the bent is my choice. However, I find myself riding the bent more...
Forum: Southeast
08-13-08, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By coyboy

Thanks Bob! bummer too, I wasnt in good enough...

Thanks Bob! bummer too, I wasnt in good enough shape to ride it when I first got my bike 2 years ago. At the rate I am improving I think I could do it next spring. Shame to miss a century that...
Forum: Southeast
08-12-08, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,398
Posted By coyboy

the one time I rode on the Silver Comet was from...

the one time I rode on the Silver Comet was from Rockmart to Dallas and back which is a good ways awy from Atlanta. There was virtually no traffic but we did get buzzed by a group of roadies in full...
Forum: Southeast
08-12-08, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By coyboy

Thanks for the link Ed, some good info in it. ...

Thanks for the link Ed, some good info in it. Unfortunately, the ride I was looking for was not listed for 2009. Maybe someone will remember it and chime in. Lot of good it will do if it is no...
Forum: Touring
08-12-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,201
Posted By coyboy

I am now using the Terra Nova Laser Competition. ...

I am now using the Terra Nova Laser Competition. It is about as light as you can get for a bug proof shelter. But the price you pay for the lightness is a crowded tent. I use it solo and have...
Forum: Southeast
08-12-08, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By coyboy

Was I dreaming

or was there a century in Northeast Alabama called the three hill challenge? I can not find it listed in rides section on the SCCC website (Huntsville AL). If memory serves me correctly it was run...
Forum: Touring
07-21-08, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By coyboy

one other note: the OP said his wife is perfectly...

one other note: the OP said his wife is perfectly happy with her brooks saddle but was sick of being hunched over. I flipped my bars on my trek 520 for the same reason but that puts more weight on...
Forum: Touring
07-21-08, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By coyboy

none taken...and to a point you are right. It...

none taken...and to a point you are right. It does not exersize the upper body very well. On the other hand, I ride mostly for a cardio workout since my knees can't take running and I can ride the...
Forum: Touring
07-20-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By coyboy

Has she tried a recumbent. Not for everyone or...

Has she tried a recumbent. Not for everyone or even most looking at how few I see but I am sold. It took me about 300 miles to get comfortble riding it on roads with traffic but now I can hold a...
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