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03-10-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,802
Posted By harry2110

Im actually looking at building a fixed MTB soon...

Im actually looking at building a fixed MTB soon for a few reasons. First being almost blind having a fixed drivetrain would give me an excuse why im slow on downhills instead of just bombing them;...
03-10-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,173
Posted By harry2110

This is exactly why I think I cant skid as Im...

This is exactly why I think I cant skid as Im running panaracer evo2 type A tires. Every time I try and skid it seems like Im almost getting bucked as the rear tire wont let go even in the wet with a...
03-10-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,845
Posted By harry2110

When I used to go to the gym before it became too...

When I used to go to the gym before it became too expensive($40+ a month for a student membership) I used to love leg day honestly as it was really the only day were I could embarrass all my gym...
12-20-14, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By harry2110

They didnt help my vision any further than...

They didnt help my vision any further than glasses which is why i didnt think insurance covered them.



That was my old standby except for the major fooging issues i had in winter made them...
12-17-14, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By harry2110

That is the type of contacts that they were going...

That is the type of contacts that they were going to have me use and I got scared off because of the cost + fitting. I might have to switch doctors if I go that route as mine wont do anything...
12-17-14, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By harry2110

I had thought about that but i also have a high...

I had thought about that but i also have a high astigmatism and it seems contacts would cost me over 600 a year last i looked. Im pretty much blind with glasses so having them alway on has been...
12-16-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By harry2110

RX presription glasses for strong prescription

Ive asked this before but it seems that times have changed and companys are less capable than a few years past.

My sphere is -12.5 in both eyes which seems to mean now no company can make any...
Forum: Commuting
02-23-14, 10:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,394
Posted By harry2110

Actually there is a better solution out now if...

Actually there is a better solution out now if you want a helmet mirror which I would highly recommend as its more stable and has a wider field of view.

If you have even seen or heard of the...
12-12-12, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,651
Posted By harry2110

why not get a set of panaracer rivendells or...

why not get a set of panaracer rivendells or parsla tg for road riding. Also I personally dont think that outside of the challengers no one really makes a natural skin wall cross tire anymore as...
Forum: Commuting
12-10-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,611
Posted By harry2110

My commute for work is either .3 or .4 depending...

My commute for work is either .3 or .4 depending on the route i take. I do ride everywhere else so I can still commute 6k+ in a year.
12-10-12, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By harry2110

So how well did the second ride go as I also just...

So how well did the second ride go as I also just put a set of these on my tcx for use as a commuter/offroad bike?
11-01-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,604
Posted By harry2110

I will actually be riding my blue one everyday on...

I will actually be riding my blue one everyday on my commuter.



I wondering if hell sell over the phone as I want a few more blue ones.

All my friends have been pushing me to get a brooks...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,611
Posted By harry2110

I have had the chance to ride in a hurricane...

I have had the chance to ride in a hurricane force tail wind and it is like riding nirvana. You can easily hold 30-40mph.

Now I have also faced the same winds head on and you just cant pedal...
10-03-12, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,592,150
Posted By harry2110

Are you running those tubeless if so what psi? I...

Are you running those tubeless if so what psi? I was running my panaracer cross blasters tubless till i switched to a kenda kwicker and now I cant get the thing to bead up.
Forum: Commuting
10-03-12, 10:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,245
Posted By harry2110

Ive done tons of riding in all types of rain from...

Ive done tons of riding in all types of rain from drizzle up to the severe thunderstorms including a rainshaft that was hiding a rain wrapped tornado only 800yds away. I personally dont like rain too...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-12, 09:35 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,421
Posted By harry2110

I in fact have done the same. The only issue I...

I in fact have done the same. The only issue I have with tt bars is you bike is a bit less stable but it does give you a completely different position to ride in that almost takes all stress off the...
10-03-12, 09:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,817
Posted By harry2110

Actually Ive looked into that myself but the...

Actually Ive looked into that myself but the problem I have run in to is that I have a niterider pro which uses a battery tray to hold the plug and battery on the bike plus with the light all the...
09-24-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,817
Posted By harry2110

Actually Im wanting one of the 3600 lumen light...

Actually Im wanting one of the 3600 lumen light on the market( betty or niterider). The reason isnt so I can blast them at 3600 all the time but to get better runtime. Think of it like this I...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,421
Posted By harry2110

I also have come to this conculusion myself. Now...

I also have come to this conculusion myself. Now I decided to really not make that decision between the 2 and just went with a cyclocross bike. I have the style and lightness of a road bike but the...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-12, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By harry2110

So basically they want people to test a...

So basically they want people to test a magicshine mfj808 light, hopefully the battery is better than the stock one and more like geoman's. It seems to be the same mount, size, shape and output.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-12, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 44,570
Posted By harry2110

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Replies: 258
Views: 46,948
Posted By harry2110

Im pretty much the same way I cant believe you...

Im pretty much the same way I cant believe you actually did crits with only one eye. That must have been the most focused youve been in your life. I do have one solution for night riding is that I...
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By harry2110

Actually We have had a person bring a bike into...

Actually We have had a person bring a bike into the shop with a similar condition. He used a bar end shifter on the same side as the brake/shifter lever and it worked fine. That would be the...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By harry2110

The reason I wanted a tire around the 30-32c...

The reason I wanted a tire around the 30-32c range is that is what im currently running on the bike and the max I could fit is maybe a 35 or 37c. My reason for the lower pressure of 45psi is that is...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-12, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By harry2110

low pressure tire for commuting

I was wondering if anyone makes a low pressure(45psi) slick commuting tire around the 700cx30 range? I would prefer a folding bead as I have been wanting to run tubeless.
08-13-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By harry2110

I encountered this when i warrantied my kestrel...

I encountered this when i warrantied my kestrel road bike. I was lucky that really the only part I had to buy was the crank as it had a integrated headset, and aero seatpost. Youll have to buy the...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,050
Posted By harry2110

I have a friend that rides a fixed specialized...

I have a friend that rides a fixed specialized langster but becuase hes a hippster wanted to cover the logo. He covered the entire downtube in that tape it looks really cool when hes riding at...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-12, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 897
Posted By harry2110

Actually in the world of cycling $500 on just the...

Actually in the world of cycling $500 on just the bike is not bad. I have about $1k into each of my bikes at Wholesale prices not the msrp. IF I had paid that plus wrenching fees I would have more...
07-10-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By harry2110

Was that distributor QBP? I dont have access...

Was that distributor QBP?
I dont have access to the shops online order site only their paper book and was planning on order 2 or 3 of those and a pro3600 when we could order it but I thought...
05-11-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,807
Posted By harry2110

Ok heres the thing I volunteer at a nonprofit...

Ok heres the thing I volunteer at a nonprofit COOP shop and work directly with the operation mangager. He actually does the interview this way when he worked for a few other shops before leaving to...
05-11-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,425
Posted By harry2110

On our mup I usually only do 20-25 on my cross...

On our mup I usually only do 20-25 on my cross with with 32c kommandos. On gravel it goes to about 16-19 as its alot narrower and alot more congested.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-12, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,406
Posted By harry2110

why not build a set of stans notubes alpha 340s...

why not build a set of stans notubes alpha 340s with chinhung hubs(token/rotaz/AC)? Im planning on a set of 32 spoke 3 cross thatll only weight 1200g a set and can be run tubeless if wanted. Youll...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-12, 11:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,182
Posted By harry2110

Actually you can get it below 15lbs while...

Actually you can get it below 15lbs while spending less than wholesale cost if you know how to shop. Im the same way I but actually i would say even cheaper. I wont pay more than 40 for bibs and 30...
02-13-12, 10:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,008
Posted By harry2110

Ok in response to these comments not every bike...

Ok in response to these comments not every bike shop can get these brands you have to have a contract to be a dealer of that brand which means having to sell or buy a certain quantity of that brand. ...
01-25-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,932
Posted By harry2110

Ouch depending on the part of town I would rather...

Ouch depending on the part of town I would rather walk the 3.5 miles than take the tarc. I am a new albanian and have never taken it personally because it was just easier to bike from NA to where...
12-30-11, 02:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,644
Posted By harry2110

3000 miles of training this year IDK how...

3000 miles of training this year

IDK how much other commuting miles but somewhere in the 6-7000 miles
12-27-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By harry2110

I did the same I was about to say i need to get...

I did the same I was about to say i need to get one of those as I use a DH FF.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,442
Posted By harry2110

In indiana you have to have a permit to carry a...

In indiana you have to have a permit to carry a handgun at all but not a rifle, so if you can carry a handgun you can do it anyway you want.

Trust me you wouldnt want to visit my other hobbys...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-11, 09:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,442
Posted By harry2110

Oh your the opposite of me I may get to do 5...

Oh your the opposite of me I may get to do 5 group rides a year and 300+ solo that would make a difference in locking up as ive done that on some larger rides where there were 10 others with nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-11, 07:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,442
Posted By harry2110

I still wouldnt trust it as someone could grab...

I still wouldnt trust it as someone could grab your bike and be gone before you could reach them unless I could have it by my side i will have my bikes locked up.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,442
Posted By harry2110

Actually i can have guys vouch I do carry it with...

Actually i can have guys vouch I do carry it with me as I start all my rides within the center of a downtown and not on the outskirts so I do carry it so that if needed i can stop at a place i run by...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-11, 06:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,442
Posted By harry2110

Ive never thought about a handlebar bag for the...

Ive never thought about a handlebar bag for the protection im was thinking OCing with a belt holster old west style so that the 2 legged critters see it
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-11, 06:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,442
Posted By harry2110

I use a camelbak luxe which is 13l of storage and...

I use a camelbak luxe which is 13l of storage and can hold all that in just the front small comapartment.
Oh I also forgot my krypontonite ulock.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-11, 05:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,442
Posted By harry2110

Everyone is going to laugh at what I carry but i...

Everyone is going to laugh at what I carry but i like to be prepared for anything that would happen.

1. 3L of water in camelbak
2.3 or 4 tubes
3. patch kit
4. c02 pump and 5 cartiages
5....
12-23-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By harry2110

Why not go tubeless with a stans setup? You get...

Why not go tubeless with a stans setup? You get the clincher easy of setup but a nearly puncture proof tire and ablity to run insanely low pressures?
Replies: 258
Views: 46,948
Posted By harry2110

Cool! Plus people dont realize how expensive a...

Cool! Plus people dont realize how expensive a car is to own and run.

Im a college student with a part time job and I basically buy a new to me bike every year or so.
First was a Canondale rize...
12-21-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,512
Posted By harry2110

Freewheelin Bikes in Indianapolis ...

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12-21-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 228,010
Posted By harry2110

Im more car lite right now as Im going places wit...

Im more car lite right now as Im going places wit my parents while in college during the summer otherwise car free the rest of the year.
12-21-11, 03:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,324
Posted By harry2110

In fact I am carfree not by choice but by law as...

In fact I am carfree not by choice but by law as I cant pass a vision test for a license. Now otherwise I would have been in a car or motorcycle. So to me its a form of discrimation as I dont have...
Forum: Introductions
12-18-11, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By harry2110

Hi zephri see you soon

Hi zephri see you soon
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