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08-15-03, 01:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By Electricview

Thats good then, I mean i do occasionally stop...

Thats good then, I mean i do occasionally stop for the traffic lights (they usually dont last more then a minute or two).. But i ride pretty leasure-like, i dont pedal the entire time.. sometimes...
08-14-03, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By Electricview

Good or bad to take breaks?

Is it good or bad or null to take breaks when your riding? I find yesterday that in the middle of my 30 mile ride (i turn around after 15 miles and head home) that i took a 3 to 4 minute break where...
08-14-03, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,151
Posted By Electricview

Well, i've read other posts of people saying it...

Well, i've read other posts of people saying it keeps their water warm enough in the snow from freezing into an ice cube, and i'm sure it would keep coffee hotter than it would normally be in a...
08-13-03, 10:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,151
Posted By Electricview

My Personal Mini Review of Polar Bottles

I'm sure people have talked about this before but i thought i'd post today's experience out on the trail with 2 polars i took with me..

Anyways I filled the blue logo polar bottle with 6 ice cubes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-03, 08:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 714
Posted By Electricview

I've had one of those days.. I cant remember all...

I've had one of those days.. I cant remember all the things that happen, but that usually happens with me in general on some days, From the moment i get up i can usually start to tell if its gonna be...
08-10-03, 09:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,147
Posted By Electricview

Bugs if i dont get back before 8:30!

Bugs if i dont get back before 8:30!
08-10-03, 09:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,646
Posted By Electricview

New to this section here! just thought i'd post a...

New to this section here! just thought i'd post a few of my experiences..

since i've been excercising and eating subways sandwhichs (turkey breast no cheese or mayo) and eating salads (even the...
08-10-03, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,783
Posted By Electricview

I dont know much about the nutrtion stuff, but...

I dont know much about the nutrtion stuff, but what i've personally been doing is eating a sandwhich (turkey) or so before rides and i've recently discovered CEREAL! the good old sweet kinds of...
08-10-03, 08:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 987
Posted By Electricview

clanking/clunking sound coming from pedal?

I'm sorry IGNORE THIS!! I didnt notice the mechanic section, I SWEAR I looked but i didnt see it =( .. I dont know how to delete a post.. So just ignore this..
08-09-03, 07:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,981
Posted By Electricview

I live in kirkland, but i was on the sammish...

I live in kirkland, but i was on the sammish trail.. (i get off in woodinville) as i was coming home it got rainyier and there was lightning and thunder pretty much most of the night..

I am usally...
08-07-03, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,981
Posted By Electricview

YIkes! well i went out again a day ago, didnt get...

YIkes! well i went out again a day ago, didnt get stung by a bee, but got caught in the beginng of a thunder storm (we dont have much of those here in washington).. what really sucked was walking the...
08-05-03, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,981
Posted By Electricview

I'm not sure what kind of bee it was, like i said...

I'm not sure what kind of bee it was, like i said i was riding, so the second i felt something buzing i instantly reached down and started swatting around with my hand.. i was only stung once to my...
08-04-03, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,981
Posted By Electricview

Heheh ahh another plus of riding helmetless :) ...

Heheh ahh another plus of riding helmetless :) But he still got me in the leg! i'm trying to think of the odds.. here i've only been out about 8 or 9 times now.. and i've been stung once.. thats a...
08-04-03, 04:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,981
Posted By Electricview

Oh its excrutiating! its like poking a needle in...

Oh its excrutiating! its like poking a needle in then wiggling it around and keeping it there for like 20 to 30 minutes.. the pain would NOT go away.. i think bee's graze off my arm and stuff all the...
08-02-03, 03:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,981
Posted By Electricview

STunG by a BEE!!!

GAH!! i was about 5 miles in on my way back on my 30 mile ride the day before yesterday.. and was just riding along at my own pace when a BEE stung me just above the behind of my knee cap (lower...
07-29-03, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,701
Posted By Electricview

exact price i paid for mine (mens of course) its...

exact price i paid for mine (mens of course) its only a 17 inch.. i like it.. it was lighter than the expiditions.. and i'm pretty happy with the purchase.. faster than a regular mountain bike yet...
07-27-03, 06:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

I usually eat some kind of dinner when i come...

I usually eat some kind of dinner when i come home... trying to stick to low fat stuff if i can.. subway sandwhiches and the like..
07-22-03, 05:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,084
Posted By Electricview

I was basically in the same type of position at...

I was basically in the same type of position at the bike store.. couldn't decide between the comfort (navigator) and the hybrid.. Ultimatley the comfort just had a 'too' upright position' while the...
07-21-03, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

yea very interesting... hmmmm anyways i only...

yea very interesting... hmmmm

anyways i only rode 17 miles today, i just found out how SUCKY it is trying to ride north on the bike trial becuase you have a huge headwind blowing towards you.. i...
07-21-03, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

Yea i saw this link too but when I search through...

Yea i saw this link too but when I search through all of the legislature the only thing i could find was that any one UNDER the age of 16 needed to wear a helmet i could find NO where that it said...
07-21-03, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

Yea I understand.. I appreciate the words of...

Yea I understand.. I appreciate the words of wisdom.. I just grew up with bikes and never had a helmet, had a few spills but never hit my head.. and never anything serious.. it just feels awkward for...
07-21-03, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,141
Posted By Electricview

I got the Trek 7200 and have been pretty darn...

I got the Trek 7200 and have been pretty darn happy with it since.. i found that it rolled more and farther than the plain out comfort bikes (the navigators) when i did a coast test down the hill.....
07-20-03, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

well the glasses i have tint everything a...

well the glasses i have tint everything a slightly blue darker color.. but the trail has overpassing tree's and such there were times with them i couldn't see anything, and even with them off it got...
07-20-03, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

heheh I didnt know there was any other trails, i...

heheh I didnt know there was any other trails, i liked the samamish trial becuase its long and nicely paved and mostly straight aways! I'm riding it every few days now.. I'm the one without a helmet...
07-20-03, 02:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

WOW i did 50 miles today.. i was SPENT at about...

WOW i did 50 miles today.. i was SPENT at about 40 but i pushed and pushed and pushed and made it! the bike trail ended somewhere in seattle at around 23 and half miles so i rode around a bit to get...
07-19-03, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

That is true, but i remember in my weight...

That is true, but i remember in my weight training class years ago, they said, if you dont give your muscles time to recover you'll wear them out and exhaust them and its bad for them to do so...
07-17-03, 10:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,615
Posted By Electricview

Tell it to the people onboard the flights of...

Tell it to the people onboard the flights of 9-11....
07-17-03, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,615
Posted By Electricview

semi new here, but on the bike trial a punk...

semi new here, but on the bike trial a punk rocker kid with a mohawk (probably 15) had this long stick and as i rode by he motioned like he was going to shove it in my spikes, he didnt but he made...
07-17-03, 10:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

i was wanting to go out again today, my legs dont...

i was wanting to go out again today, my legs dont hurt that bad actually, but i didnt :) .. the bugs sucked at least i didnt swallow any but in my eyes sucks.. there was swarms and swarms of them, it...
07-17-03, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

Hehe I should worn sun glasses.. I have some...

Hehe I should worn sun glasses.. I have some saftey glasses i could probably wear.. not sure how they differ from cycling glasses...


Thanks very much for the help guys! maybe i'll take tomorrow...
07-17-03, 07:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

Pretty out of shape (and about 40 or 50 pounds...

Pretty out of shape (and about 40 or 50 pounds over weight!) i started biking again about 2 weeks ago only ridden about 4 or 5 times since then, the first time out was like just a little test ride...
07-17-03, 04:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

Well after todays ride (30 miles!) i found my...

Well after todays ride (30 miles!) i found my water bottle was empty half way through the trip, although i did refill it, i was very sparingly on drinking.. i think i might need to take 2 water...
07-16-03, 07:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,257
Posted By Electricview

I know this thread is old, but on my new trek...

I know this thread is old, but on my new trek 7200 hybrid i was able to get 45.9 mph down hill without pedaling once :) (pure coasting) if my protege 9.0 is setup correctly that is! (guys at the bike...
07-16-03, 06:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,573
Posted By Electricview

exhaustion after riding?

Anyone else when they were new back into riding again find that after riding for a little while ach day (even as low as 4 to 5 miles) that they got really tired a little while after? I'm only 24 yet...
07-11-03, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,926
Posted By Electricview

Well its on the 3rd floor here so i doubt it will...

Well its on the 3rd floor here so i doubt it will get stolen :) , there is just NO room in this tiny tiny tiny tiny tiny apartment..

Maybe it rusted becuase dew falls straight down and anything...
07-09-03, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,926
Posted By Electricview

Well they had no 7100's.. and i decided to go...

Well they had no 7100's.. and i decided to go with the 7200.. I got the 17.5 inch and had them install my protege 9.0 computer for me (at 8 bucks additional cost).. the bike seems to work great! I...
07-09-03, 01:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,926
Posted By Electricview

Thanks for that post! I think that makes good...

Thanks for that post! I think that makes good sence.. the hybrid seemed to roll faster and better than any of the mountabikes or comfort bikes that they had there.. I didnt try a road bike.. but i...
07-07-03, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,926
Posted By Electricview

Well like i said before the thing i have against...

Well like i said before the thing i have against mountain bikes is the riding stance. it just puts alot of pressure on my wrists.. Since i play guitar and type alot on the computer, i really dont...
07-07-03, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,926
Posted By Electricview

So i take it you'll never put slicks on your...

So i take it you'll never put slicks on your mountain bike for the road then. cuz once you do you've sort of made your own hybrid.
07-06-03, 09:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,926
Posted By Electricview

Well i've read a few posts here and other places...

Well i've read a few posts here and other places , some state exactly the above that there's not much difference.. some state that the hybrids go quite a bit faster than the mountain bikes on...
07-06-03, 02:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,926
Posted By Electricview

Hey thanks guys!! I think i am going to be...

Hey thanks guys!! I think i am going to be heading back down to the bike store in a few days after they have the new one built just to test it out.. They had 2 trek 7200's there one had a more rugged...
07-05-03, 10:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,926
Posted By Electricview

Best Hybrid for me? Your opinions!

Hello ! this is my first post in this forum, I started in the mountain bike forum, and Have decided to start a new one here since I dont think a mountain bike is right for me.. (almost no trail...
07-04-03, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,252
Posted By Electricview

Sorry to rivive this thread, after spending a few...

Sorry to rivive this thread, after spending a few hours at the bike shop.... I found that a mountain bike was pretty uncomfortable to my wrists area after about 2 or 3 minutes, they got very...
06-30-03, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,252
Posted By Electricview

Thanks guys.. to answer about my vitals i'm about...

Thanks guys.. to answer about my vitals i'm about 5'7 and about 195 pounds..(trying to loose some of that weight)....

This bike i have now seems to work okay for me, Sure i can hardly make it up...
06-29-03, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,252
Posted By Electricview

Its tempting a little more each day to keep the...

Its tempting a little more each day to keep the bike i have, it sounds like it might be whats right for me.. Tho i'm still concerned with that 'click' sound i get each time the left pedal reaches the...
06-29-03, 02:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,252
Posted By Electricview

Thanks guys for the suggestions so far! So it...

Thanks guys for the suggestions so far! So it sounds like the first reply says i can probably make the bike i have lighter without having to buy another one? tho I am wondering if getting another one...
06-28-03, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,252
Posted By Electricview

Advice for beginner / very low cost bike..

Hello forum readers and posters! first let me apologize if i have the wrong forum, I couldn't decide if I should post here or the casual rider..

I am new to bicycling (tho i'm 24 i rode as a kid)...
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