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10-03-17, 06:05 PM
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Posted By coominya

I think comfort bikes are their market, it just...

I think comfort bikes are their market, it just makes me wonder why they didn't put one on the rear as well? High end rear shocks cost a fortune but I have seen cheap spring versions on $150 Kmart...
10-03-17, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,205
Posted By coominya

Why be sorry, it's just life on the road, it's...

Why be sorry, it's just life on the road, it's not like he lost a leg or something.
10-02-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,257
Posted By coominya

The Trek FX 3 is a road bike, a city bike and not...

The Trek FX 3 is a road bike, a city bike and not designed for dirt. Sure you could change the tires out if you were going to ride mostly dirt but I get the impression it will just be an occasional...
10-02-17, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By coominya

A fast bike with thin tires, for a very short...

A fast bike with thin tires, for a very short commute on a very bumpy surface, that's not going to work l am afraid. You need to do a lot of research, I would suggest you read here and even the...
10-02-17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
Posted By coominya

Yes, well I'm sure your cycling environment is...

Yes, well I'm sure your cycling environment is different to mine, My shouting is only done on narrow bikeways where pedestrians tend to walk 2 or 3 abreast. As I said I am already slowing as I...
10-01-17, 03:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,384
Posted By coominya

go have a look in the hybrid forum

go have a look in the hybrid forum
09-30-17, 06:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,025
Posted By coominya

Well you don't get around much then. I'm one and...

Well you don't get around much then. I'm one and I know dozens of others. Not everyone wants to pretend they are training for the Olympics you know, some of us are just out there to get a good...
09-30-17, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By coominya

Well done. Nothing like that super fit feeling...

Well done. Nothing like that super fit feeling is there :)
09-29-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By coominya

Yes well you have gone from a very bump compliant...

Yes well you have gone from a very bump compliant style to the "city bike" style of bike. With the narrower tires it's suited more for smooth surfaces. Enjoy the ride :)
09-29-17, 02:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 26,382
Posted By coominya

I also bought a Toughroad with the rigid...

I also bought a Toughroad with the rigid composite fork, I use it mostly on the hard stuff but do from time to time go on gravel roads. For that I take the pressure down from 65 to 40.
09-29-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,533
Posted By coominya

Yes, find a better place to host your video. ...

Yes, find a better place to host your video. Google drive is crap, the vid was so laggy I didn't even watch it.
Oh and one more point! Find a safer place to ride.
09-29-17, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By coominya

Believe me, you won't just be getting brakes into...

Believe me, you won't just be getting brakes into the deal. Keep an open mind and look at some new bikes. It's the easier softer way.
09-29-17, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,514
Posted By coominya

Have you considered a different style of bicycle?...

Have you considered a different style of bicycle? one that allows you to ride a shoulder with ease? Did you know that if you have a highly efficient racer and you switched to a more upright hybrid...
09-29-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
Posted By coominya

A loud shout "bicycle" is better too because it...

A loud shout "bicycle" is better too because it warns pedestrians of precisely what's coming. I do it on the pathways, as I slow down, and they never fail to start walking to the side before they...
09-29-17, 02:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,097
Posted By coominya

That's the inevitable result of turning a motor...

That's the inevitable result of turning a motor vehicle into an air-conditioned entertainment lounge.
09-29-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,097
Posted By coominya

Yes, they are a government response to complaints...

Yes, they are a government response to complaints about people getting killed and they certainly have their place, but they do not replace the training you receive from you parents (or should have...
09-29-17, 03:37 AM
09-29-17, 03:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 26,382
Posted By coominya

Frankly, for riding road and gravel paths they...

Frankly, for riding road and gravel paths they are not needed. Your arms and legs will supply all the suspension you need and if the rids a bit rough, lower your tire pressure. I went from a 1999...
09-29-17, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By coominya

I'd be more concerned about the Suntour NEX...

I'd be more concerned about the Suntour NEX steel spring fork. If you buy it, hang onto the upgrade papers
https://www.srsuntour.com/pages/upgrade

Read this one ...
09-28-17, 04:13 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,805
Posted By coominya

Yes, don't those toddlers realize they are on a...

Yes, don't those toddlers realize they are on a training circuit for the Tour de Suisse
09-28-17, 04:08 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,805
Posted By coominya

He'd make a badass parking warden :D

He'd make a badass parking warden :D
09-27-17, 09:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,805
Posted By coominya

Yes well you can't have it both ways, Service...

Yes well you can't have it both ways, Service vehicles have to park to repair roads and services, delivery trucks have to park to drop off all our bike parts and cabs to drop off travelers. This is...
09-27-17, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,868
Posted By coominya

Definitely, well done OP. Nearly all my bikes...

Definitely, well done OP. Nearly all my bikes are Giant and with their record for warranty I'm glad.
09-27-17, 03:08 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,564
Posted By coominya

Which is how car drivers feel about cyclists I'm...

Which is how car drivers feel about cyclists I'm sure.
09-27-17, 03:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,805
Posted By coominya

Somehow those two statements look diametrically...

Somehow those two statements look diametrically opposed.
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