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Forum: Touring
10-11-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,914
Posted By Jerseysbest

Bib and jersey for anything over 10 miles, and I...

Bib and jersey for anything over 10 miles, and I keep a small pair of mesh shorts in an easily accessible pocket for walking around.

Some people are fine wearing whatever for 100 miles plus. But,...
Forum: Touring
09-29-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,420
Posted By Jerseysbest

I don't like the Nashbar fork at all. Guess you...

I don't like the Nashbar fork at all. Guess you don't see too many AL forks for a reason. But the frame is fine. All though one of the brake cable stops on the down tube was sort of shallow and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-10, 07:21 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,746
Posted By Jerseysbest

I'd say, for the most, very considerate. Almost...

I'd say, for the most, very considerate. Almost too nice.

Just like with cyclists, it takes that one a hole driving to ruin it. Someone cutting you off, pulling out in front of you, and any other...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-10, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By Jerseysbest

I usually travel with a cheaper helmet, so its...

I usually travel with a cheaper helmet, so its usually strapped to my carry on unless I'm also checking my bike and not wanting them to know its a bike...

Or, depending on the bike, my helmet fits...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-09, 03:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,937
Posted By Jerseysbest

I've had good luck in Arlington, but some of my...

I've had good luck in Arlington, but some of my friends have gotten stopped in Alexandria:



BS tickets, especially for my one friend who is a safety nazi, and always comes almost a complete...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,117
Posted By Jerseysbest

These lights are great, easy to attach take on...

These lights are great, easy to attach take on and off, and very bright.

No bracket and very sleek.
10-16-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,022
Posted By Jerseysbest

The OP is just posting about his experience and...

The OP is just posting about his experience and stirring conversation, I don't think he's trolling.

Yeah 1 hour each way, everyday, would be a pain and be tiring day in-out. It can be done, but...
Forum: Commuting
09-29-09, 02:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,740
Posted By Jerseysbest

Lets not dissect every comment and look for...

Lets not dissect every comment and look for something to offend. His comment was to more likely make a bland story of an everyday encounter into something a little more interesting to read. And it...
09-29-09, 10:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,833
Posted By Jerseysbest

Yeah I've had this happen to me a few times. They...

Yeah I've had this happen to me a few times. They get my repeat business
09-29-09, 09:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,833
Posted By Jerseysbest

A lot of times I just don't bring a lock with me...

A lot of times I just don't bring a lock with me since I bring my bike into my office, so going to stores after work can be a little disconcerting.

I have, on occasion, grocery shopped with my...
09-11-09, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 17,764
Posted By Jerseysbest

If you've ridden on it at all, its probably too...

If you've ridden on it at all, its probably too tight to remove with a hammer and punch.

Buy the tool. I know, more money, but you'll probably use it again and again.

Also, even with the tool,...
09-11-09, 10:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,851
Posted By Jerseysbest

I'm a cartographer working for a gigantic Federal...

I'm a cartographer working for a gigantic Federal agency.
08-26-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jerseysbest

Renter's insurance? Had my bike stolen...

Renter's insurance?

Had my bike stolen about 2 months ago and just received a check... VERY nice even if 2 months after its stolen and going through all my crap to find receipts or even to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,043
Posted By Jerseysbest

Wowie. 6' and 200lbs. When I dipped down to...

Wowie.

6' and 200lbs. When I dipped down to 190lbs every girl I knew told me I was too skinny and to put some weight back on. So I obliged, haha.
08-17-09, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,062
Posted By Jerseysbest

wow

wow
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-09, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,158
Posted By Jerseysbest

Much prefer hills over winds. Winds change...

Much prefer hills over winds.

Winds change constantly, both speed and direction, which makes it very fustrating for me at least. Lips get chapped easier, and when it really picks up, you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,369
Posted By Jerseysbest

I never got around to installing the one from my...

I never got around to installing the one from my old bike to my new one...

It is somewhat nice to worrying about speed, distance, whatever, but I ride partly for exercise so I feel like I'm losing...
08-12-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,886
Posted By Jerseysbest

Are you kidding? Roadies are out there for...

Are you kidding?

Roadies are out there for exercise. God forbid. Get over yourself.
Forum: Touring
08-11-09, 01:30 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 12,747
Posted By Jerseysbest

For my age and my field, I'm doing pretty dam...

For my age and my field, I'm doing pretty dam good.

And if I get the job I'm interviewing for, it'll make the price of my last bike purchase irrelevant.


But, money really isn't everything......
08-05-09, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By Jerseysbest

Boston->NYC on chinatown bus - $15

Boston->NYC on chinatown bus - $15
Forum: Commuting
08-03-09, 03:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jerseysbest

Oh good I'm not crazy.

Oh good I'm not crazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By Jerseysbest

Google just tried to pull this stunt. But with...

Google just tried to pull this stunt. But with actual talent.
07-16-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,922
Posted By Jerseysbest

Well since moving to the DC area, I have become...

Well since moving to the DC area, I have become basically car free; my car is parked probably 10 miles away and is only used on trips back to NJ.

The girls I've dated don't mind that I pretty much...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-09, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By Jerseysbest

I lived most of my life in NJ until 6 months ago...

I lived most of my life in NJ until 6 months ago and I'd have to say most drivers are very nice.

Seems weird since it is so densely populated compared to areas where I have had problems like in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,136
Posted By Jerseysbest

http://www.changetowin.org/connect/images/fail.jpg

http://www.changetowin.org/connect/images/fail.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,905
Posted By Jerseysbest

If you don't have a carbon seat post, or don't...

If you don't have a carbon seat post, or don't mind changing it out, get a seat post rack.

Or get some p-clips.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,418
Posted By Jerseysbest

Beater bike. I'd still ride it... maybe. I've...

Beater bike. I'd still ride it... maybe. I've ridden a steel bike with major damage to the down tube for years, but that was steel.

Aluminum is different. If they play polo in your area, give it...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By Jerseysbest

I regret typing this but I've had zero flats with...

I regret typing this but I've had zero flats with 28c gatorskins although the 23 and 25c gators have given me plenty.
06-08-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By Jerseysbest

Bingo. But talk to someone who really...

Bingo.

But talk to someone who really know's there stuff before doing anything.

Though for the time being, look into selling the truck. See what it'll fetch on Craigslist or Ebay.
Forum: Touring
06-05-09, 12:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,521
Posted By Jerseysbest

All day average is about 10-11mph including...

All day average is about 10-11mph including stops, traffic, etc and is what I expect to do when I plan rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By Jerseysbest

If the wheel is true, it'll probably be fine...

If the wheel is true, it'll probably be fine without replacing.

But it is a wheel with a lower spoke count and may evenual cause a problem. On a 36 or 32 spoke wheel I wouldn't even care.

Buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
Posted By Jerseysbest

Well it seems like the bikers are winning. ...

Well it seems like the bikers are winning.

However, I don't know why someone would go through the effort of entering the captcha and then vote "Don't really know", but apparently 4 people have. Oh...
06-01-09, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,653
Posted By Jerseysbest

23c and 25c gatorskins all have had sidewall...

23c and 25c gatorskins all have had sidewall tears. but my 28c haven't.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,057
Posted By Jerseysbest

Nein!

Nein!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-09, 03:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,057
Posted By Jerseysbest

Agreed, but their assembly leaves something to be...

Agreed, but their assembly leaves something to be desired.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-09, 03:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,124
Posted By Jerseysbest

~25 lbs. Heavier bikes take the fun out if it.

~25 lbs. Heavier bikes take the fun out if it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-09, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,198
Posted By Jerseysbest

Like everyone says, it depends on the bike's and...

Like everyone says, it depends on the bike's and your dimensions.

For what its worth, I'm about 6' and now ride a 56cm. I used to ride a 58cm but felt a little too big.

A few years ago, a guy...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-09, 02:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,341
Posted By Jerseysbest

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-09, 12:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,631
Posted By Jerseysbest

wow. :rolleyes:

wow. :rolleyes:
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By Jerseysbest

In NJ you can request to ride on the interstate's...

In NJ you can request to ride on the interstate's from the state DOT.

I guess you would need a reason, and having lived and biked there for most of my life, I don't see any haha. Local roads are...
05-15-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,444
Posted By Jerseysbest

Sigh.

Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,129
Posted By Jerseysbest

I've looked into Boulder and would move in a...

I've looked into Boulder and would move in a second if a job presented itself.

It is more expensive than other surrounding areas, but coming from the NY/NJ/DC, its pretty cheap.

Living in...
05-15-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,873
Posted By Jerseysbest

Buddy and I just did 240 miles over two days. He...

Buddy and I just did 240 miles over two days. He rode fixed, I rode geared.
05-15-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,444
Posted By Jerseysbest

BD customer service A1! Can't be beat! Number 1!...

BD customer service A1! Can't be beat! Number 1! Top Choice!

/shill
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,196
Posted By Jerseysbest

Good qoute, and I guess could be said about a lot...

Good qoute, and I guess could be said about a lot of sports.

How many hours a day was Michael Phelps training???
Forum: Touring
05-14-09, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Jerseysbest

Nashbar touring frame... $127.

Price dropped down to $149, and a 15% off coupon that expires today will bring it down to $127.

http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_173291_-1_10000__10001

Glad I waited till this...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-09, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,089
Posted By Jerseysbest

I like the noisy freewheel on my commuter bike......

I like the noisy freewheel on my commuter bike... lets the people who are walking 3-4 wide on the bike trail know I'm there without yelling or using a bell.
Forum: Touring
05-11-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By Jerseysbest

Sounds like fun. Most of my "tours" are basically...

Sounds like fun. Most of my "tours" are basically long distance races between two points because of not much time off from work. Last ride was from NYC to Boston, 135 miles the first day, 105 the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,012
Posted By Jerseysbest

Although 100 miles used to be sorta tough, its...

Although 100 miles used to be sorta tough, its pretty easy now, but I hit a wall the last time I went for 135 miles at about mile 120... Not tired, or in pain, just not a lot of strength to pedal up...
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