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Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-10, 04:47 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,612
Posted By Polka Dot

you need to gain much more weight and you'll see...

you need to gain much more weight and you'll see her begging you to buy that bike :thumb:

check the sumo forums for tips...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-10, 03:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,329
Posted By Polka Dot

Looks fantastic! I've never heard of Soma before...

Looks fantastic! I've never heard of Soma before this post and just checked out their site. It is a steel frame, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-10, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Polka Dot

Car drivers not liking you on the road?

Here's my rant about the local drivers. I'd be glad to get your input on the matter.

Where I actually come from, there were not that many bike lanes and I was all the time training on car roads...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-10, 02:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,466
Posted By Polka Dot

I know it's out of topic a bit, but I got kind of...

I know it's out of topic a bit, but I got kind of lost on my 50km trip yesterday evening and got late. Everything was perfect until I took off my yellow sunglasses and suddenly realized that sun is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-10, 02:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,159
Posted By Polka Dot

I don't understand exactly, how an Aero Wedge...

I don't understand exactly, how an Aero Wedge Pack can get in the way. May be you have too narrow saddle? I have an old San Marco saddle and it is significantly wider in the back than the Wedge Pack....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-10, 04:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,244
Posted By Polka Dot

Probably the tires, rims , saddle and then look...

Probably the tires, rims , saddle and then look at the shifters.

Anyway, by our central European standards this bike is way overprices. It's just a frame and the rest is rather low grade.
08-13-10, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By Polka Dot

Choice between Edge, Oregon and GPSMap

Hi!

I am looking for a GPS device that would show me my heart rate and speed, but also be good for navigation, when I'm on my road bike. I have often no clue where the roads lead to when I'm out...
07-21-10, 03:07 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,209
Posted By Polka Dot

Considering his great ride in the last stage, my...

Considering his great ride in the last stage, my guess is that Van Den Broeck will attack in the beginning of the last climb to secure a podium position. They could put Aerts to pull the punch appart...
07-17-10, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By Polka Dot

Finish Line Super (universal bike cleaning liquid...

Finish Line Super (universal bike cleaning liquid spray) + toothbrush + old T-shirt
07-17-10, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,127
Posted By Polka Dot

I have a Lezyne Micro Floor drive attached to my...

I have a Lezyne Micro Floor drive attached to my road bike frame. A couple of minutes ago I finished both the tires at 110psi. It was very easy and could go higher w.o. a problem. Since it is so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-10, 08:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,381
Posted By Polka Dot

Easier said than done, but cutting the commuting...

Easier said than done, but cutting the commuting time could win you extra couple of hours...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-10, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,246
Posted By Polka Dot

heh, it's actually more complicated than that....

heh, it's actually more complicated than that. Some nations here start with the left cheek, while others with the right one, considering the opposite quite rude. ;)

Anyway, just racing with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-10, 04:28 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,643
Posted By Polka Dot

Why do many of you bother to carry the patch kit,...

Why do many of you bother to carry the patch kit, when you already have an extra tube? Last time I saw a patch kit, it was a lot of messing around with glue and the result was not something I would...
07-08-10, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,562
Posted By Polka Dot

Thank you! I was fishing around for a new stem on...

Thank you! I was fishing around for a new stem on ebay and this helps a lot. Will try to rise the handlebar tonight and see whether it makes things better.
07-07-10, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,562
Posted By Polka Dot

Quill stem length?

Hi there! I have a stupid question. How does one measure the quill stem length? Is it from the middle of the tube to the middle of the fork or is it the overall length? I'd like to swap my current...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By Polka Dot

Steel or Alu for gravel and cobblestones?

Hi!

Would be very glad for some advice on which way to go...

I used to do lot of road cycling a while ago, but due to work and moving to a different country couldn't practice it any more. I...
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