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06-12-11, 04:42 PM
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Posted By edp773

A great write up, great pictures, and a great...

A great write up, great pictures, and a great cause.:thumb:
06-12-11, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By edp773

It is great to hear you are ready to exit the...

It is great to hear you are ready to exit the tunnel soon.
Forum: Foo
06-02-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,276
Posted By edp773

El Yucatan Habanaro spike in the mic's...

El Yucatan Habanaro
spike in the mic's evaporate your eyebrows

Sriracha when eating Asian, unless it is egg rolls or lumpia.
That red sauce with the seeds in it at most Asiain buffets is...
05-31-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By edp773

I fonud the one hard day, one easy day, and one...

I fonud the one hard day, one easy day, and one day off method to work well. And do not forget those recovert rides.
05-08-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 614
Posted By edp773

Look out Sheldon Brown; this little guy can fix a...

Look out Sheldon Brown; this little guy can fix a bike at only two years old!! Maybe next year he will equip his trike with SPDs and a compact crank.
05-03-11, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,857
Posted By edp773

The only fires I have see with Lipos were when...

The only fires I have see with Lipos were when the person was using a NImh charger and overcharged the Lipo. Do not charge each cell over 4.2 volts and do not go below 3 volts. I normally keep mine...
04-19-11, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By edp773

Congrat's on the new ride. Is it the same color...

Congrat's on the new ride. Is it the same color as the one you gave away?
04-19-11, 10:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 973
Posted By edp773

Welcome to Spring weather. Sometimes extreme...

Welcome to Spring weather. Sometimes extreme weather changes can occur even within the same day. :eek:
03-31-11, 01:02 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,083
Posted By edp773

Even so they are professional sporting events....

Even so they are professional sporting events. Now poker is a real stretch for me.
03-31-11, 10:13 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,083
Posted By edp773

Billiards, bowling, and fishing. Since alcohol is...

Billiards, bowling, and fishing. Since alcohol is considered a drug, maybe your right.:lol:
Forum: Foo
03-28-11, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 580
Posted By edp773

How well will this corkscrew work with my...

How well will this corkscrew work with my collection of fine Boones Farm wines?

Was this topic inspired by uncorked and empty bottles of wine?
03-28-11, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By edp773

Welcome to bikeforums. Maybe this article on...

Welcome to bikeforums. Maybe this article on cyclometers from Sheldon will help you:http://www.sheldonbrown.com/cyclecomputer-calibration.html
Forum: Foo
03-08-11, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,291
Posted By edp773

Poor people pinch pennies because they have to....

Poor people pinch pennies because they have to. Rich people do it because it makes good business sense.

I also experienced the majority of poor people willing to pay retail and the majority of...
Forum: Foo
02-19-11, 09:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 611
Posted By edp773

My wife's cousin who worked in Dubai suggested...

My wife's cousin who worked in Dubai suggested the new race track or Island in Abu Dhabi for a visit. Also, do not stare at the women dressed in black and do not use swear words around the police or...
Forum: Foo
02-17-11, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 297
Posted By edp773

I bought a Haiku from a Kona bike dealer It...

I bought a Haiku
from a Kona bike dealer
It rides really nice
Forum: Foo
02-17-11, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 611
Posted By edp773

Dubai is pretty open. Look for a filipino or...

Dubai is pretty open. Look for a filipino or filipina who is working over there for suggestions. They speak English and and very friendly.
02-17-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By edp773

Get well and God speed.

Get well and God speed.
02-17-11, 10:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,291
Posted By edp773

I am blind in one eye. Does that count?

I am blind in one eye. Does that count?
02-16-11, 08:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,357
Posted By edp773

According to Sheldon it is, "A hybrid is a...

According to Sheldon it is, "A hybrid is a cross-breed, the result of taking features from two different sources and creating something different, with aspects of both. The term has two common uses...
02-16-11, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,536
Posted By edp773

I agree with the lower tire pressure first, 45 to...

I agree with the lower tire pressure first, 45 to 50 PSI, and then work on bike fit. I put an adjustale stem on one of my bikes to balance my weight prpoperly.

Saddles and suspension seat posts...
02-16-11, 11:37 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,994
Posted By edp773

+1 except I use the strap as loose as it will go....

+1 except I use the strap as loose as it will go.

The other hybrid has the stock serrated pedals with VP Large plastic toe clips. The strap is also loose for quick foot removal. I use walking...
02-15-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 11,851
Posted By edp773

We got a new drive-in a few years ago, so it...

We got a new drive-in a few years ago, so it still applies here.:lol:
02-14-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 11,851
Posted By edp773

Hmm, I can only remember a few. Operator,...

Hmm, I can only remember a few.

Operator, can you connect me to ....
I got a 5.25 inch floppy drive.
I got a magna chrome monitor
Where's my bamboo fishing pole?
Paper or plastic?
If you...
02-05-11, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 945
Posted By edp773

Besides shoes and pedals maybe a good pair of...

Besides shoes and pedals maybe a good pair of biking padded shorts and/or a fitted saddle. A helmet and glasses are also a good suggestion.

If you are into checking your progress a cyclocomputer...
02-05-11, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 110,252
Posted By edp773

Without getting too specific, I suggest you test...

Without getting too specific, I suggest you test ride all of the bikes and get the one that feels the best. Any of the frames from a major bike company should be comparable in quality. If the bike...
02-05-11, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By edp773

If you are going to buy new, test ride several...

If you are going to buy new, test ride several different brands before you buy. I found the Gary Fisher frame geometry to fit me better than the Trek or Giant. And the forks were better on the GF for...
02-05-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,438
Posted By edp773

I use denatured alcohol for rims, chains, etc....

I use denatured alcohol for rims, chains, etc. because it leaves no residue after it dries. The rubbing alcohol works well, but has water in it.

As previously mentioned, be careful about using...
02-05-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 826
Posted By edp773

Recuperate this weekend and back back to health....

Recuperate this weekend and back back to health. I hope the workmans comp is good where you work.
Forum: Foo
02-02-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,347
Posted By edp773

Was someone trying to upstage the tijuana donkey...

Was someone trying to upstage the tijuana donkey show?
02-02-11, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,274
Posted By edp773

Nice find and reconditioning.:thumb:

Nice find and reconditioning.:thumb:
01-29-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By edp773

Many good points on bike adjustment here. My...

Many good points on bike adjustment here. My first suggestion is also on seat height. I find too low a seat height is hard on my back and hips, especially on a single speed.
01-25-11, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By edp773

Encountering an alligator or wild boar might be...

Encountering an alligator or wild boar might be more exhilarating than a big hill!!
01-25-11, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By edp773

I like my Trek 7.3 for flatter rides, but find it...

I like my Trek 7.3 for flatter rides, but find it too fast when riding with the wife.

My Hybrid Giant Cypress is the best for riding with the family.

As for workouts, all of the bikes you...
01-25-11, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 484
Posted By edp773

Happy Bday!! :speedy:

Happy Bday!! :speedy:
01-13-11, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,907
Posted By edp773

My favorite, the Giant Cypress also has a step...

My favorite, the Giant Cypress also has a step through frame at under $400:
http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/bikes/model/cypress.dx.w/7354/44535/

The Trek 7000 - 7300 WSD are both under $600.
01-11-11, 08:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,738
Posted By edp773

When I bought the Trek 7.3 FX the bike shop would...

When I bought the Trek 7.3 FX the bike shop would not let me test ride it in the snow. lol.

Enjoy the new bike/s.
01-10-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,433
Posted By edp773

Good luck with the Prednisone. I have taken it as...

Good luck with the Prednisone. I have taken it as Pred Forte after eye surgery to reduce swelling.
01-10-11, 05:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,505
Posted By edp773

Only 67.58, the lowest since I started tracking...

Only 67.58, the lowest since I started tracking mileage. But with two new Xavier stints installed for xmas I should be back up to my normal mileage soon.:thumb:
12-01-10, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By edp773

Because of the resemblance to Grouco: Marry...

Because of the resemblance to Grouco:

Marry me and I'll never look at another bike!

A bike race is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.
12-01-10, 10:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 979
Posted By edp773

Keep getting better. I know how it feels to not...

Keep getting better. I know how it feels to not be able to ride.
11-30-10, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By edp773

My recomendation is also a hybrid or mountain...

My recomendation is also a hybrid or mountain bike.
11-02-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,595
Posted By edp773

Climbing is hard and you use different muscles...

Climbing is hard and you use different muscles than other sports. Get some miles in to build up the lungs and legs. An increase of about 10 percent per week is average.
09-14-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,467
Posted By edp773

I suggested the one foot technique to a lady on...

I suggested the one foot technique to a lady on cycling foruns who was having smooth cadence problems. A coach, who was also a CF sponsor, said it had no benefit. Maybe being a sponsor made him...
06-26-10, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By edp773

Accrding to Carmichael a recovery ride is to be...

Accrding to Carmichael a recovery ride is to be done on the same day as the extended ride or race. That being said I normally do not find the time to do a recovery ride the same day. My recovery...
06-13-10, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,859
Posted By edp773

The WTB Speed V works well for me om my Cypress....

The WTB Speed V works well for me om my Cypress. The stock gel saddle was a killer on any rides over 18 miles.
06-08-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,071
Posted By edp773

The WNBR happens every year. This year it is June...

The WNBR happens every year. This year it is June 10th. The main website lists like 70 something cities.

Their motto: Stop Indecent Exposure to Cars.
06-08-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,254
Posted By edp773

Of course. A Bell Slant which was rated one of...

Of course. A Bell Slant which was rated one of two highest on consumer reports the year I bought it.
06-08-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By edp773

How about a comfort road bike? Or have you...

How about a comfort road bike? Or have you considered the higher numbers in the FX series for more speed? From the 7.5 on up to the 7.9 are more like a road bike.
06-08-10, 06:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,106
Posted By edp773

I once seen the FX classified as a fitness bike....

I once seen the FX classified as a fitness bike. But that was a long time ago and I have not seen it since. It has been listed under Hybrids.
...
06-08-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By edp773

I had the same problem with hand numbness on my...

I had the same problem with hand numbness on my 7.3fx. What I did was put on the Bontrager ergo grips and a Dimension adjustable stem. Both of these helped alot.

The other adjustment was to put...
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