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07-21-12, 04:57 PM
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Posted By luxo

Gorgeous weather these days, took a ride around...

Gorgeous weather these days, took a ride around the back roads with my phone's camera:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-0QZ-x2lM2WE/UAsw97us6II/AAAAAAAAF48/_vIHmMJm6p0/s720/IMAG0055.jpg
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07-11-12, 08:58 PM
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Posted By luxo

Absolutely, I ride the back roads whenever...

Absolutely, I ride the back roads whenever possible; scenic, safer, quieter. Great pics.
07-10-12, 11:18 PM
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Posted By luxo

Very surprising. :rolleyes: I don't have...

Very surprising. :rolleyes:


I don't have pics of my trip to Walmart when I returned my old bike. Doesn't mean it didn't happen.
07-10-12, 08:38 PM
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Views: 796
Posted By luxo

That bike looks sick. Gratz.

That bike looks sick. Gratz.
07-10-12, 08:02 PM
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Views: 6,134
Posted By luxo

I met a "roadie" the other day, he was fully...

I met a "roadie" the other day, he was fully decked out in the spandex roadie garb, had a sweet Specialized road bike and all, but he obviously didn't know how to ride one of those. He was riding up...
07-10-12, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,470
Posted By luxo

Yes, it would be easier to pedal with lower...

Yes, it would be easier to pedal with lower gearing. I think that's important, but single speed bikes are really low maintenance, hence more reliable (for cheaper bikes). Are you buying only online?...
07-10-12, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,470
Posted By luxo

Those certainly are some cheap options; they'll...

Those certainly are some cheap options; they'll get you where you want to go for sure, but in my opinion they may leave you wanting more.

Both bikes use twist shifters, and those are fine I guess,...
07-05-12, 10:19 PM
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Posted By luxo

A 2- to 3-second exposure, and a higher f-stop...

A 2- to 3-second exposure, and a higher f-stop number by the looks of it.
07-05-12, 03:41 AM
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Posted By luxo

Alright, I'll get the ball rolling. My Giant...

Alright, I'll get the ball rolling.

My Giant Escape 1 took me and my camera down to the fireworks show:

http://youtu.be/kB6hFzF21po
07-02-12, 06:46 PM
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Views: 8,668
Posted By luxo

I think it's very cool as a matter of fact.

I think it's very cool as a matter of fact.
06-29-12, 08:03 PM
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Posted By luxo

I like how your reflectors are glowing in the...

I like how your reflectors are glowing in the second pic. Nice bike and great-looking paths.
06-29-12, 05:14 PM
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Posted By luxo

Great photographs as usual, Evgeny.

Great photographs as usual, Evgeny.
06-22-12, 11:05 PM
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Posted By luxo

You mean about purchasing it? Yes, I created a...

You mean about purchasing it? Yes, I created a thread asking for suggestions and one or two people recommended the Escape 1. It was in my price range, and it fit with what I had in mind. Plus, you...
06-22-12, 09:16 PM
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Posted By luxo

My Giant Escape 1 came in yesterday, and I got to...

My Giant Escape 1 came in yesterday, and I got to take it for a nice (rainy) ride around the neighborhood. Already threw on my lighting setup and water bottle, really enjoying it.
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06-22-12, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,422
Posted By luxo

I meant the upshifter separated above the break...

I meant the upshifter separated above the break lever, so you can use your index finger rather than your thumb. Those types are quicker and more comfortable I think.

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06-21-12, 10:00 PM
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Views: 1,422
Posted By luxo

I know what you mean about the shifters on the...

I know what you mean about the shifters on the Escape 1, it's kinda weird having both of them under the handles but I'm getting used to it (just got my Escape today).
06-20-12, 10:33 PM
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Posted By luxo

^ Looks like a sweet bike. I like the bar tape.

^ Looks like a sweet bike. I like the bar tape.
06-20-12, 10:21 PM
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Posted By luxo

Yep, that was the idea.

Yep, that was the idea.
06-20-12, 08:26 AM
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Posted By luxo

Where did my hybrid take me today? Back to...

Where did my hybrid take me today? Back to Walmart to be returned. :D
06-20-12, 08:25 AM
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Posted By luxo

I think 40c is really pushing it. I wouldn't use...

I think 40c is really pushing it. I wouldn't use anything past 38c. On the other hand 32 and 28c seem to be the sweet spot for a hybrid.
06-19-12, 05:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,784
Posted By luxo

I can't figure out how that could happen. What...

I can't figure out how that could happen. What kind of handlebar could do this?
06-19-12, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By luxo

I've actually had a very pleasant time here on...

I've actually had a very pleasant time here on the Hybrid forum since I registered. I haven't come across anything I would consider too rude (and I know exactly what you're referring to, helmet...
06-18-12, 08:36 AM
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Views: 3,288
Posted By luxo

Decided on the Giant Escape 1. Should be ready...

Decided on the Giant Escape 1. Should be ready for me in about a week. Thanks everyone for the assistance.
06-17-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,308
Posted By luxo

^ At first I was thinking "...ok a little bit of...

^ At first I was thinking "...ok a little bit of tight-packed dirt, a few pebbles, not too bad" and then those huge, sharp, chunks of gravel came in at 1:18... :twitchy:

But that little path at...
06-17-12, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,158
Posted By luxo

Hmm, I have no experience with those types of bar...

Hmm, I have no experience with those types of bar ends. Aren't they too stubby?
06-17-12, 01:07 AM
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Views: 10,816
Posted By luxo

This is pretty common for plastic pedals. On the...

This is pretty common for plastic pedals. On the most expensive bike, if the pedals are plastic, they will break off eventually (sooner rather than later). Easily replaced.


Trek is considered a...
06-17-12, 12:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,241
Posted By luxo

Good choice! Not my style — don't like the color...

Good choice! Not my style — don't like the color scheme, nor my handlebars curved so much — but I wouldn't think less of anyone for riding it, that's for sure. I wonder, could you put a rack and...
06-17-12, 12:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,158
Posted By luxo

At least they look cool on your Escape. :rolleyes:

At least they look cool on your Escape. :rolleyes:
06-17-12, 12:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,447
Posted By luxo

To sum it up, wearing a helmet will protect your...

To sum it up, wearing a helmet will protect your head from cracking open, to put it bluntly. The main issue in my opinion is that the skull doesn't fracture as easily as the brain gets injured if you...
06-16-12, 10:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,447
Posted By luxo

I'm just interjecting my own data points on the...

I'm just interjecting my own data points on the matter. Some people in this thread mentioned helmets protecting the brain.
06-16-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,447
Posted By luxo

I've been thinking about getting a camera to...

I've been thinking about getting a camera to record some biking adventures, so I'd need a helmet to mount it on. Of course, you could mount a camera on the handlebars or just about anywhere, but on a...
06-16-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,447
Posted By luxo

Not to downgrade their importance, but there is a...

Not to downgrade their importance, but there is a misconception about helmets being designed to prevent far more serious brain injury, which is not true. They are designed to prevent skull fractures...
06-16-12, 08:29 PM
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Views: 1,966
Posted By luxo

Nice, have fun with it.

Nice, have fun with it.
06-16-12, 08:26 PM
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Posted By luxo

I like the matte finish on that Giant Yukon.

I like the matte finish on that Giant Yukon.
06-16-12, 10:45 AM
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Views: 2,672
Posted By luxo

Would you also consider bar ends? They offer...

Would you also consider bar ends? They offer another position for your hands to alleviate situations like yours. Your hands do seem to be going numb too fast, however. I'm no expert, but perhaps...
06-16-12, 09:54 AM
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Posted By luxo

You share a lot of personal experience which is...

You share a lot of personal experience which is really helpful.
06-16-12, 09:42 AM
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Views: 7,958
Posted By luxo

From my experience, a heavy bike (say, a mountain...

From my experience, a heavy bike (say, a mountain bike) will be a lot less enjoyable to ride than a lighter road/hybrid bike.

I once had a 50 pound mtb and it was horrible at accelerating and...
06-16-12, 06:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,241
Posted By luxo

Well, I would agree with catonec.

Well, I would agree with catonec.
06-15-12, 03:15 PM
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Views: 2,390,760
Posted By luxo

Igo, I really appreciate it when people like...

Igo, I really appreciate it when people like yourself take the time to make thoughtful and informative posts such as that one. Learned a ton.
06-14-12, 10:48 PM
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Views: 2,390,760
Posted By luxo

And I just got the original Superflash yesterday!...

And I just got the original Superflash yesterday! :lol:

I'm thinking of having my LBS order the Escape 1. How's the shifting with the SRAM X4 and Shimano M191?
06-14-12, 05:23 AM
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Posted By luxo

Igo, any more pictures of your Escape 1?

Igo, any more pictures of your Escape 1?
06-11-12, 04:56 PM
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Views: 42,990
Posted By luxo

Redrockspooh, that's impressive. Great...

Redrockspooh, that's impressive. Great informative first post!
06-11-12, 12:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,189
Posted By luxo

He states on his website that he forwards some...

He states on his website that he forwards some incidents to RoadSafe (dunno what that it, not from the UK) who then forward it to his local traffic unit for potential prosecution, or warning letters...
06-10-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,894
Posted By luxo

Shimano Alivio shifters, Deore derailleurs, etc....

Shimano Alivio shifters, Deore derailleurs, etc. 28c tires even. Fairly good specs from what I can tell, and the price is good. The design definitely fits the name as well.
06-10-12, 05:02 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,189
Posted By luxo

Gaz is a very competent and knowledgeable rider....

Gaz is a very competent and knowledgeable rider. I've certainly learned a lot from his videos, which can be hilarious and sobering at the same time.

I definitely recommend people check out his...
06-10-12, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By luxo

Generally, you can do this without a problem.

Generally, you can do this without a problem.
06-09-12, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By luxo

I felt it was a g'day to start.

I felt it was a g'day to start.
06-09-12, 02:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By luxo

I see. Very helpful, thanks mate.

I see. Very helpful, thanks mate.
06-09-12, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By luxo

Yeah, chainring guard must be what it's called....

Yeah, chainring guard must be what it's called. Is there anywhere I could purchase the plastic/translucent ones like in the first photo?
06-09-12, 12:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By luxo

Does it go by a different name? 'Cause I've only...

Does it go by a different name? 'Cause I've only ever known this kind of chain guard:

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