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06-23-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By slowpacer

If you cannot test ride a bike, it might be...

If you cannot test ride a bike, it might be better to buy the one that has the closest geometry to your existing bike, main reason why i bought the Muirwoods 2021 instead of the newer model besides...
04-04-22, 12:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,493
Posted By slowpacer

I bought a Marin Muirwoods online recently and...

I bought a Marin Muirwoods online recently and it's the most comfortable bike i've ever had after some modifications. I wanted a flat bar steel bike but local bike shops did not have any. So, i...
04-03-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,254
Posted By slowpacer

The worst injury i've had is the one that i'm...

The worst injury i've had is the one that i'm still recovering from. In November a car hit me from behind in a shared car/bike lane and i got a fractured femur, a busted knee and some lost skin as i...
02-05-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,679
Posted By slowpacer

I ride a flat bar and could be wrong but may be a...

I ride a flat bar and could be wrong but may be a zero setback seatpost could help reduce the reach.
01-28-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,221
Posted By slowpacer

I was able to ride around the block a few times...

I was able to ride around the block a few times today and noticed a little oversteering (or whatever it's called) like you mentioned, then i swapped the front wheel with another one that has 32mm...
01-27-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,221
Posted By slowpacer

I have only ridden them around the neighborhood a...

I have only ridden them around the neighborhood a few times because i've had a fractured femur for a couple of months now as result of being rear ended by a careless driver. That said, i haven't...
01-26-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,221
Posted By slowpacer

Thanks. These bar ends give another hand position...

Thanks. These bar ends give another hand position and the good thing is that brake levers are easily operated when using them. However i find them to be too small and i wear size small gloves. They...
01-25-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,221
Posted By slowpacer

Tons of tire clearance. The stock tires are 40mm...

Tons of tire clearance. The stock tires are 40mm wide and surprisingly ride well, although as i said, i haven't been able to ride much recently.
Changed:
- zero setback seatpost
- Ergon ST saddle...
01-04-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,586
Posted By slowpacer

There are bike paths all over Griffith Park, it's...

There are bike paths all over Griffith Park, it's a huge park. I live close by and that's where i ride. There are so many cyclists who ride road bikes, hybrids and mountain bikes on these paths, so...
01-17-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,562
Posted By slowpacer

I used clipless pedals on my sirrus for years but...

I used clipless pedals on my sirrus for years but changed to flat pedals for the past 2. Just do whatever fits your needs, it is not unusual to pick one or the other on any bike.
07-10-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,031
Posted By slowpacer

It's not only amazon trucks in my area, it's ups,...

It's not only amazon trucks in my area, it's ups, fedex, other delivery trucks/cars and etc. Online business is booming for some and brick and mortar stores are going bankrupt as a result of the...
04-19-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,774
Posted By slowpacer

If i was to get a comfort bike now, i would buy a...

If i was to get a comfort bike now, i would buy a Specialized Roll. They have listed a couple of models for around $450 on their website including one that has disc brakes.
04-12-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,739
Views: 631,502
Posted By slowpacer

2012 Sirrus Sport seems to be 68mm square taper:...

2012 Sirrus Sport seems to be 68mm square taper: Specialized Sirrus Sport (2012) Specs (http://www.bikeroar.com/products/specialized/sirrus-sport-2012/specs)

And here is how to measure it...
04-10-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,016
Posted By slowpacer

I like Ryan Van Duzer's channel too in addition...

I like Ryan Van Duzer's channel too in addition to the ones mentioned here.
03-10-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,250
Posted By slowpacer

I also keep my bike indoors and couldn't stand...

I also keep my bike indoors and couldn't stand the smell of Pro Link chain lube. "Finish Line Wet" solved that problem. It is however much thicker than Pro Link but my chain is much quieter than ever...
06-08-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,882
Posted By slowpacer

Hi, i'm a 60 year old male and i have type 2...

Hi, i'm a 60 year old male and i have type 2 diabetes and neuropathy (pain in my feet). One year ago i was rushed to ER because i could hardly breath. Turned out i had congestive heart failure...
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