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11-27-10, 04:05 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 49,363
Posted By jcinnb

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v63/jcinnc/IMG_2...

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Early bike ride, at the finish line, about 19 miles, with seat post in backward, resulting in seat with about 5 degrees up angle. Oh...
11-27-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By jcinnb

Looks great, keep on ridin'

Looks great, keep on ridin'
11-01-10, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By jcinnb

Very nice. Thank you so much.

Very nice. Thank you so much.
10-12-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By jcinnb

You make me feel inadequate, too. Great Job.

You make me feel inadequate, too.

Great Job.
09-29-10, 10:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,515
Posted By jcinnb

Hey, back off on dissin' the XXXXL..next time you...

Hey, back off on dissin' the XXXXL..next time you see something that size, in stock, give me a shout! I like my bike and my twinkies...usually in that order.
09-28-10, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,793
Posted By jcinnb

I got a set of these a week ago and they truly...

I got a set of these a week ago and they truly are awesome. Have only used in the flat mode to date, but I like have the option of a viable clip in it the need arises. They are much more...
09-27-10, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By jcinnb

Great posts. Any more pictures? Looks like...

Great posts. Any more pictures? Looks like awesome area. Oops, I just saw the click here bit. Thanks
09-26-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,212
Posted By jcinnb

On the "tour" we call that road...

On the "tour" we call that road furniture!
09-26-10, 07:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,834
Posted By jcinnb

How often do you drink (hydrate) and eat on a ride?

I am good up to about 15 right now, but improving weekly. For you guys that ride, say 20 and 50 milers, or anywhere in between:
1) How often do you drink during a ride?
2) Do you eat while...
09-24-10, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,533
Posted By jcinnb

I was looking for and ultimately got a Coda...

I was looking for and ultimately got a Coda Elite..I could find none stocked (or any Coda for that matter) and I tried 6 - 8 shops.
09-24-10, 06:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 913
Posted By jcinnb

OK, I will have a Bud Light, he can just wait...

OK, I will have a Bud Light, he can just wait outside.
09-24-10, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,533
Posted By jcinnb

That is why that 2009 is such an awesome deal.

That is why that 2009 is such an awesome deal.
Forum: Commuting
09-23-10, 07:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,720
Posted By jcinnb

I would advise against yelling. Someone doing...

I would advise against yelling. Someone doing something stupid in a car may do something else stupid when you yell. The moral high road is better in the long run. If you go out expecting everyone...
09-22-10, 06:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,473
Posted By jcinnb

If you need to go to that dealer. GO. I...

If you need to go to that dealer. GO.

I have worked or tried to work with 5 LBS's within 45 miles. Only the one at 45 is right for me. Not saying all are not great, but the other 4 and I are...
09-21-10, 05:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,569
Posted By jcinnb

I had removed the plug and had a combo of 2's and...

I had removed the plug and had a combo of 2's and 4's. Glad I did not get that far. The PVC head set spacers are da bomb, and the white is nice contrast to dark bike.
09-20-10, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 554,889
Posted By jcinnb

Decided to GO GREEN today. Rode to the local...

Decided to GO GREEN today. Rode to the local bike shop, about a 10 mile round trip. Closed on Monday. But averaged almost 14 in some pretty stiff wind and very "in town" environment.
09-19-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,376
Posted By jcinnb

I am having a very difficult time getting my bike...

I am having a very difficult time getting my bike dialed in. We were up to 4 x 6.5 + 15 +12 a week..about 50 a week, but I have managed to get my knees messed up by my endless adjustments and my...
09-19-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,569
Posted By jcinnb

Well, I went 15 plus this afternoon. Shifted...

Well, I went 15 plus this afternoon. Shifted like a charm, after adjustments and my PVC headset spacers got my handlebars up about 2 1/2 inches (with adjustable stem). Looked a little funny, and I...
09-19-10, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,569
Posted By jcinnb

My cable tension adjuster was loose as a goose. ...

My cable tension adjuster was loose as a goose. I guess when they assembled the bike before shipping it was not set, or just got out of adjustment when I assembled upon receipt. I am SURE I can fix...
09-19-10, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,569
Posted By jcinnb

Great site...thank you very much. jcinnb

Great site...thank you very much.
jcinnb
09-19-10, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,944
Posted By jcinnb

I have a 2009 Coda Elite. I have a 19.5. My...

I have a 2009 Coda Elite. I have a 19.5. My inseam is not quite 30, nekkid. With my riding shoes (tennis shoes), I can straddle the bar, not with an inch to spare, but I can make it, flatfooted. ...
09-19-10, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,569
Posted By jcinnb

I'm a redneck and about to take the 12 gage to the new bike

Yeah, I'm about to fold um...two final questions.

1) Can I use a piece of pvc pipe (the heavy stuff) for a spacer (short term) until the real deal gets here?

2) I routinely adjust my chain...
09-16-10, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,821
Posted By jcinnb

I ride on rural roads in Eastern NC. We have a...

I ride on rural roads in Eastern NC. We have a lot of snakes, and while I study them right much, I am scared to death of unexpected encounter. I am always on the lookout for venomous ones either...
09-12-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By jcinnb

Need a bit of inspiration?

We had the New Bern (NC) MS ride this weekend. Here is story from local fish wrapper.

"The 2010 Bike MS event in New Bern wrapped up just before 4 p.m. Sunday when an 83-year-old man crossed the...
09-12-10, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,298
Posted By jcinnb

That was my experience with practically all the...

That was my experience with practically all the bikes I was interested in. Never saw "higher" than a 7.3 and very few of those. Everything else was the dreaded, "We can order it."
09-11-10, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By jcinnb

I am pro cycling and a rider, but.....

Had a big ride in our town today. I am not ready for prime time but I went to the finish and cheered the incoming 30 and fast 50 milers. We had a ride participation of about 20% of town's size. So...
09-11-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By jcinnb

Probably no accident she is over the line at the...

Probably no accident she is over the line at the start, either.
09-11-10, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By jcinnb

I feel your pain. I spent two months...

I feel your pain. I spent two months researching, then going to shops. Started at LBS, then tried one 10 miles away, moved out 25 miles, then moved 45 miles and went to my fifth shop at about 55...
09-11-10, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,595
Posted By jcinnb

As a newbie who has finally gotten over the...

As a newbie who has finally gotten over the saddle threhold, I would recommend giving any saddle a good L O N G try before trying anything else. I think I have 372 miles on my Allay Racing Sport 2.1...
09-07-10, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By jcinnb

Again, some great responses. I am carrying a lot...

Again, some great responses. I am carrying a lot of extra weight, and several of you have described issues very similar to what I feel.. The real answer is core strenght and weight loss, but I need...
09-06-10, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By jcinnb

Thanks for the input. I have some ideas to try...

Thanks for the input. I have some ideas to try out. Appreciate your help. As for size, I am a wierd ....5'11" but short legs and long torso. I think the longish torso is what has me bamboozled. ...
09-06-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By jcinnb

Need to move hands higher to distribute weight

Folks, I really need some help here. AND…I know the real answer is get fitted at LBS before buying a bike. I tried but am underwhelmed by 4 that I have been to within 50 miles. Three tried hard to...
09-06-10, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 554,889
Posted By jcinnb

Rode about 15 miles today down along Pamlico...

Rode about 15 miles today down along Pamlico Sound here in eastern NC today after getting off the ferry. First six miles were on a TERRIBLE road, paved but constant micro-bumps. Drove me crazy....
08-31-10, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,596
Posted By jcinnb

I guess I ordered a week or two early. I paid...

I guess I ordered a week or two early. I paid $800.

I am a moron. Got it together in an hour or so. Of course I put the seat post in backward and could not get the seat adjusted horizontal..Put...
08-31-10, 02:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,629
Posted By jcinnb

No, the tires are not exactly the same, but...

No, the tires are not exactly the same, but without a doubt the greatest difference is the width. I do not pretend to know much, just gave my input. If my thought was worthless or a distraction,...
08-31-10, 05:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,629
Posted By jcinnb

Old hybrid 38 tires, new hybrid 28 tires. There...

Old hybrid 38 tires, new hybrid 28 tires. There are a lot of things different but I am cruising at 2 - 3 mph faster with what I perceive same effort.
08-30-10, 08:09 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,439
Posted By jcinnb

I found that I wear my helmet cause I would...

I found that I wear my helmet cause I would really feel stupid (if I felt anything) if I hurt my head in a fall while the helmet was in the closet. Just stupid. Kind of like the umbrella in the car...
08-30-10, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 945
Posted By jcinnb

I read somewhere, maybe on this forum, that you...

I read somewhere, maybe on this forum, that you can put a piece of aluminum foil on carpeted steps, sit on foil with legs out and get a pretty good indent of sit bones. I did so, with a towel since...
08-29-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 14,041
Posted By jcinnb

I rode 20 of 32 miles with my seat post on my new...

I rode 20 of 32 miles with my seat post on my new bike backward and the seat at a high up elevation and my "soft tissues in agony." After about the third stop to try to adjust the seat to...
08-29-10, 07:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,406
Posted By jcinnb

Have you been checked for diabetes? I have a ton...

Have you been checked for diabetes? I have a ton of issues, been on anti-depressants a long time.

Love to fish, but about two years ago, I lost interest. Tired, hurt, I just did not go. I would...
08-29-10, 06:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,427
Posted By jcinnb

It's gonna be tough to post a new bike after...

It's gonna be tough to post a new bike after that. Truly awesome!
08-29-10, 03:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,606
Posted By jcinnb

+1 word for word

+1 word for word
08-28-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By jcinnb

I don't know crap, but I just moved from a 17.5...

I don't know crap, but I just moved from a 17.5 to a 19.5 I can "adequately" straddle the bar on the larger frame (nothing to brag about) but there is a HUGE difference in pedaling. On the 17.5 I...
08-28-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,509,072
Posted By jcinnb

Thanks. I was a little worried about that. And...

Thanks. I was a little worried about that. And I am way on the heavy side.

I have moved it back more toward the middle after taking some more measurements with the fishing line and weight at the...
08-28-10, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,509,072
Posted By jcinnb

Here is my new 2009 Jamis Coda Elite. I have...

Here is my new 2009 Jamis Coda Elite. I have about 25 miles on it, and have about got it "right." Lots of things to move around on these sucka's!!
...
08-26-10, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,596
Posted By jcinnb

My Coda Elite (2009) arrived today. Put it...

My Coda Elite (2009) arrived today. Put it together, checked it out, and got in a very short ride before dark. Awesome.
08-26-10, 08:31 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,482
Posted By jcinnb

I broke open the box on my new Jamis Coda Elite. ...

I broke open the box on my new Jamis Coda Elite. Even got the sucka put together before total dark and did a somewhat unsafe but very fun loop. I think I am gonna like this bike. A lot!!
08-26-10, 08:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,549
Posted By jcinnb

Boys and Girls, I just got my Jamis Coda Elite...

Boys and Girls, I just got my Jamis Coda Elite (steel with carbon fork) this afternoon, and had it together by dusk. Took it out for a short loop. Too early to tell, but is seemed very nice. I...
08-26-10, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By jcinnb

I ride in Eastern NC...very flat. My normal loop...

I ride in Eastern NC...very flat. My normal loop is 12 miles, 35 feet of elevation change. I rode 20 or some on Saturday, had a whopping 188 feet of change. First even remote hill have biked in...
08-24-10, 08:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,418
Posted By jcinnb

Dude..You ain't lived. You cook a whole pig,...

Dude..You ain't lived.

You cook a whole pig, split, over coals, real slow. When the meat start fallin off, you line up, at least those that are still ambulatory, and you pick (although these days...
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