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02-01-10, 03:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,083
Posted By reedpride

No problem. Best of luck and please let everyone...

No problem. Best of luck and please let everyone know what you choose, and a review on it after some usage.

JF
02-01-10, 01:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,083
Posted By reedpride

Hello Rollzone. Sorry, reading your post...

Hello Rollzone.

Sorry, reading your post is a little confusing but I think what it seems like is that you want to directly connect your dynamo to the said device. I am not very familiar with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-10, 02:00 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 34,819
Posted By reedpride

Wow, it is simply mind numbing to read the...

Wow, it is simply mind numbing to read the comments and their attitudes toward cyclists on the Herald website.

I am truly sorry to the op and everyone involved and witnessed in the accident; my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-09, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By reedpride

Most the bontrager saddles have the size (sit...

Most the bontrager saddles have the size (sit bone saddle width) on the bottom side near the rails.

Assuming that it is not a fit issue. It seems possible that you are having a lot pressure on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,389
Posted By reedpride

+1 on ULTA. What I ended up doing is painting my...

+1 on ULTA. What I ended up doing is painting my nails with each pearl white I could find "GASP!!!" and I was able to go home and match it well to my bike. Dont forget to have or see if someone you...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-09, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By reedpride

To the op: my body reacts similar to yours. For...

To the op: my body reacts similar to yours. For me it actually takes quite a while to build up the fitness base, I was riding 3-4 times/week during the summer each ride being 2-3+ hrs. At the end...
11-15-09, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By reedpride

This guy is obviously a glass half empty person. ...

This guy is obviously a glass half empty person. No offense but your post does not help one bit, and seems contradictory.

I should have given a disclosure as first sentence that I have done my...
11-15-09, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By reedpride

Do/Have you raced on an Aero Frame? A few questions

I am shopping around for a new frame or complete bike and have noticed a lot of frames coming out that are not just round tubes anymore.

I am looking for input from anyone who has ridden or raced...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-09, 02:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,780
Posted By reedpride

Sorry I just skimmed through this so I may have...

Sorry I just skimmed through this so I may have missed something, but a few questions.

Can you describe more how exactly the accident happened...
were you just riding along and she ended up on...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,721
Posted By reedpride

Enjoyed Original post! I guess its a blessing...

Enjoyed Original post! I guess its a blessing in disguise, I initially used to hate the jerk elitists, but now I think that maybe there's a reason for everything :)

Glad he helped to make your...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-09, 12:58 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,409
Posted By reedpride

My other kit is a birthday suit.

My other kit is a birthday suit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,995
Posted By reedpride

Took the Gary Fisher Cronos pro out for 50 miles...

Took the Gary Fisher Cronos pro out for 50 miles on Saturday (friends bike).

Absolutely loved it. I was worried because it was a 58cm, and I fit really well on my 56cm Trek, but no noticeable...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-09, 11:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,155
Posted By reedpride

I hope the OP has a speedy and full recovery.

I hope the OP has a speedy and full recovery.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-09, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By reedpride

Ouch that sounds terrible. Hope you were able to...

Ouch that sounds terrible. Hope you were able to finish your ride without any serious problems.

Crazy ride today, this is not really related in any way. Near the end of the ride a large pickup...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By reedpride

a BEE flew into my Jersey today!

Just got back from a nice ride...other than a bee sting on my right abdomen.

A week ago I was riding to work when a big bug flew straight into my eyebrow. This was one of the rare occasions I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-09, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By reedpride

dont be afraid to ask them questions. Most shops...

dont be afraid to ask them questions. Most shops will swap out stems and seats for free. I am not sure about handlebars, but would expect them to if they are great shops.

Once you get...
09-16-09, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By reedpride

I dont remember hearing about a bike being stolen...

I dont remember hearing about a bike being stolen during TDF..? are you referring to the Tour of California?

Anyways...I have always thought about how easy it is for a fan to throw a waterbottle...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-09, 02:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,774
Posted By reedpride

I would ride it In jama ca! mon

I would ride it

In jama ca! mon
09-09-09, 01:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,445
Posted By reedpride

DONT TAZE ME BRO! I am glad you guys...

DONT TAZE ME BRO!

I am glad you guys did not get your bikes stolen. Though this is kind of overreacting, I would likely do something similar.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-09, 10:20 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,512
Posted By reedpride

Kosty. If you interact with others like this in...

Kosty. If you interact with others like this in real life, then no wonder you always ride solo...BECAUSE NO ONE WANTS TO DEAL WITH YOUR **** FOR 130 MILES.

I could care less about fashion, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,794
Posted By reedpride

+1 The conti's are nice. I am at about...

+1

The conti's are nice. I am at about 1800Mi on my GP4000 and they are maybe medium wear and no flats so far. Roads are decent but lately they have not sweeped them :(
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-09, 10:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,286
Posted By reedpride

I am not trying to claim anything by this but...

I am not trying to claim anything by this but just an observation. I am Studying EE, and it seems like at my university a lot of engineers are really into anything with two wheels. Many of my...
Forum: Commuting
08-26-09, 02:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,305
Posted By reedpride

This is the reason I have resorted to carrying a...

This is the reason I have resorted to carrying a knife with me. Although I have yet to encounter threatening situations like this, I have decided that I do not want to be messed with.

I wish you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,646
Posted By reedpride

Speedplay zero and Shimano RO86. I am trying to...

Speedplay zero and Shimano RO86. I am trying to wear out my shoes by riding a lot so that I have an excuse to get a high end Sidi shoe
08-24-09, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By reedpride

Is universal sports on dish at all? I have tried...

Is universal sports on dish at all? I have tried finding it on the guide and their website to no avail. It is however available on the local channels here I think.
08-23-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,455
Posted By reedpride

Im sure Vs. feels they have a lot of negotiating...

Im sure Vs. feels they have a lot of negotiating power after the recent tours numbers. On my dish I had to upgrade to the highest tier (extra $20/month) to watch the tour.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-09, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By reedpride

I don't believe I have experienced this. ...

I don't believe I have experienced this. Sometimes I get restless from excitement for the morning ride but think this is unrelated.

I have heard its a good idea to take a bath or something to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-09, 01:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,680
Posted By reedpride

I have seen many people having issues with the...

I have seen many people having issues with the low end fuji bikes too. Mainly <$1000 MTB's.

Although the emails each had good points, I think yours would have had much more justification if...
07-29-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By reedpride

next years fad will be all about radio...oh wait

next years fad will be all about radio...oh wait
07-18-09, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By reedpride

how come after I see one MM movie I feel like I...

how come after I see one MM movie I feel like I have seen all of his movies?
Forum: Commuting
03-23-09, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,846
Posted By reedpride

If you could read a little further I exclaimed...

If you could read a little further I exclaimed that there are better aluminum bikes out there.... (of which I do not own)

"and I have heard of good quality aluminum bikes, which typically will...
Forum: Commuting
03-22-09, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,846
Posted By reedpride

I own and have ridden three types of bike...

I own and have ridden three types of bike materials (Carbon, Steel, Aluminum). I commute to school (10 mi. one way) and work (5 mi. one way). I am putting around 100-140 miles in a given week. ...
03-22-09, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By reedpride

nice bike. It looks like your riding a 29'er,...

nice bike. It looks like your riding a 29'er, from the pic :)
Forum: Commuting
03-12-09, 01:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,798
Posted By reedpride

Congrats puddiepie007. I am glad things have...

Congrats puddiepie007. I am glad things have improved since your last topic. How has your daily routine changed other than the new sidecar? any difference in food? bike component? tire pressure?...
03-08-09, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,354
Posted By reedpride

Hi MTek. Im not particularily a fan of...

Hi MTek.

Im not particularily a fan of coiled suspension, unless its on a true downhill MTB, because when I ride on my coiled I just bounce up and down (wasting a lot of my forward...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-09, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By reedpride

depending on the size of the items, it maybe...

depending on the size of the items, it maybe possible to have a handlebar bag, and you could pair that with a saddle bag.

If those dont work, then consider getting a rack and you can get the...
02-16-09, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By reedpride

Jeff, If you have taken physics you will...

Jeff, If you have taken physics you will understand the law of conservation of energy. Because of this, you will encounter losses via ambient temp, line losses, friction from road and aerodynamic...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-09, 04:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,116
Posted By reedpride

to OP: Camelbak would work or fanny pack...

to OP:

Camelbak would work or fanny pack with bladder.

OR there is a dual bottle holder cage that attaches to your seatpost, granted, that you have the room back there for it.
...
Forum: Touring
02-07-09, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By reedpride

I have heard a few things about the Fuji tour...

I have heard a few things about the Fuji tour $1,100
http://www.fujibikes.com/Specialty/Touring/Touring.aspx

It is basically between this or a Surly LHT for me. Another bike I have heard about...
02-07-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By reedpride

I may be interested. I have been shopping around...

I may be interested. I have been shopping around for kits to place on my dads old bike. Could you by chance message/email me with prices for each and or all of them together? The only problem is...
Forum: Commuting
02-07-09, 12:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,127
Posted By reedpride

welcome puddypie. Stay with it...it is a slow...

welcome puddypie. Stay with it...it is a slow process initially. Last semester I started commuting to school (10 miles one way) and I started out going 1 to 2 days a week and building my way up to...
Forum: Touring
02-06-09, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By reedpride

is it possible to ship bike via a package service...

is it possible to ship bike via a package service for cheaper? I know that my family decided it was cheaper to ship their huge boxes full of clothes and gifts rather than take them on the plane with...
Forum: Commuting
02-02-09, 04:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,597
Posted By reedpride

Even though I go through a relatively poorer...

Even though I go through a relatively poorer neighborhood, I still feel somewhat safe perhaps because lots of other people are riding and its a moderately busy area. There is a lot of room on the...
Forum: Touring
02-01-09, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By reedpride

Awesome. Thanks for sharing a little of the...

Awesome. Thanks for sharing a little of the experience. Make sure to take tons of pictures!!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-09, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By reedpride

What do you guys think about this bike in general...

What do you guys think about this bike in general and the price you would pay for it? sorry for purging this...and yes I have used the search function as well as read some reviews on the eros line in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-09, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By reedpride

What year is this bike? Eros

Hello, I am thinking about purchasing this bicycle and I was wondering what year this frame is? I believe the bike is a Bianchi Eros with various shimano components on it. Here are the pictures.
...
01-28-09, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By reedpride

Thanks for the input. I understand how hard it...

Thanks for the input. I understand how hard it is to pedal with that type of resistance especially with the load I would be carrying. My reasoning that I did not care to mention would be that,...
01-27-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By reedpride

Is it possible to turn motor into Generator

Hello. I have very little knowledge about E-bikes and E-kits. I am wondering if there is a kit out there with possibly wheel hub/motor of which you could charge the battery via pedaling.

I am...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-09, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,918
Posted By reedpride

30-35 today and sunny. Morning was a little...

30-35 today and sunny. Morning was a little cold, but the ride home from school was slow and enjoyable today. I do think, however, that I need to get a mug holder for my handlebars so I can drink...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-09, 01:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,466
Posted By reedpride

awesome. Thanks for sharing...I am finding...

awesome. Thanks for sharing...I am finding myself (currently very car-lite) to becoming completely car free later this year. Still trying to work out some kinks, but the gradual progression of...
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