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Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-04, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By iridebikes

Just remember one thing. It's not a great deal...

Just remember one thing. It's not a great deal unless it is a great bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-04, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By iridebikes

Already have... You have made a believer out of...

Already have... You have made a believer out of me. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-04, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By iridebikes

Well. People really can change.

Well. People really can change.
12-26-04, 08:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,107
Posted By iridebikes

Ooops. My bad. My appologies. Didn't catch that....

Ooops. My bad. My appologies. Didn't catch that. ;)

My surgeon talked me into riding vs walking / running. He commuted to work and back every day himself. Funny thing, I have been riding now...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-04, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By iridebikes

I didn't realize there were "thread police". I...

I didn't realize there were "thread police". I don't see anything wrong with the guys question. He is new and just wanting some opinions.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-04, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By iridebikes

I agree. Either frame material will serve him...

I agree. Either frame material will serve him well.
12-26-04, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,107
Posted By iridebikes

Had knee surgery 4 years ago after running just...

Had knee surgery 4 years ago after running just blew my knee away. Haven't ran since but have picked up cycling both road and mountain bike. Dude - you are in for some fun, great exercice, friends...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-04, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By iridebikes

My Experience. I bought a 1200 4 years ago. ...

My Experience. I bought a 1200 4 years ago. This was before they provided CF forks on the 1200 and way before the 1500 model. I rode 10,000 miles on the original components including the wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-04, 06:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,573
Posted By iridebikes

Hard Days Night - Beatles (long ago)

Hard Days Night - Beatles (long ago)
12-24-04, 11:23 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,801
Posted By iridebikes

Phil from Central Kentucky. Frankfort.

Phil from Central Kentucky. Frankfort.
Forum: BMX
12-24-04, 04:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By iridebikes

Great!

Great!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-04, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,416
Posted By iridebikes

{I'm definitely shopping for some new tires. I...

{I'm definitely shopping for some new tires. I found a few small cuts on the stock Bontragers, and they seem to be wearing pretty fast. The reviews on them in roadbikereview.com were too stellar...
12-23-04, 09:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,322
Posted By iridebikes

My wife was just quoting some newspaper article...

My wife was just quoting some newspaper article about aleve that it could increase the risk of heart attacks. Compared with Vioxx and celebrex. Did any one else see that. I ... OH here it is
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-04, 08:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,822
Posted By iridebikes

IBRCJohn, don't get down and rub noses with this...

IBRCJohn, don't get down and rub noses with this dog. He is not what this forum or cycling is all about. I have met hundreds of road bikers while out riding and all have been super nice and...
Forum: Foo
12-23-04, 08:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 973
Posted By iridebikes

I have 12. Don't have any more friends. :(

I have 12. Don't have any more friends. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-04, 08:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,822
Posted By iridebikes

I like the SPD format. I use a Shimano pedal -...

I like the SPD format. I use a Shimano pedal - cant remember the model. It is blue and single sided.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-04, 07:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,377
Posted By iridebikes

Trogon. I think you are right. There reaches a...

Trogon. I think you are right. There reaches a point when it is not fun any more. I was challenged this year by some long distance organized events. I have more planned this year. Trick is to keep...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-04, 07:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,822
Posted By iridebikes

IBR - Good call. Enjoy! :)

IBR - Good call. Enjoy! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-04, 05:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,377
Posted By iridebikes

Dude - that is impressive! :)

Dude - that is impressive! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-04, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,702
Posted By iridebikes

I also choose SPD because I could get shoes with...

I also choose SPD because I could get shoes with a recessed cleat which makes it easy to walk in.
12-23-04, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By iridebikes

Yea - nice pics. They really download fast.

Yea - nice pics. They really download fast.
Forum: BMX
12-23-04, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,624
Posted By iridebikes

The bike on the show room floor I can't have! :p

The bike on the show room floor I can't have! :p
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-04, 05:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,377
Posted By iridebikes

I have 5000 last year, 5,400 this year and will...

I have 5000 last year, 5,400 this year and will shoot for 6,000 in 05.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-04, 03:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,822
Posted By iridebikes

So "Dog Hair". What is your...

So "Dog Hair". What is your recommendation?
Forum: Foo
12-23-04, 12:21 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-04, 12:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,822
Posted By iridebikes

Handmade in USA is good enough for me. Buy the...

Handmade in USA is good enough for me. Buy the Trek. also look at the Frame warranty. I believe the Trek is lifetime and the Giant is 5 years. I may be wrong on the Giant but the last one I test...
12-23-04, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By iridebikes

Unlike most things this really is "rocket...

Unlike most things this really is "rocket science". Take her to a good bike shop and get her properly fitted. She will appreciate the attention. If you want her to ride with you then make sure she...
12-23-04, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By iridebikes

Hum. That is what came on my Trek also. Numb. ...

Hum. That is what came on my Trek also. Numb. I thought I was just getting old. :rolleyes:
12-23-04, 07:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,563
Posted By iridebikes

Be careful. Pushing big gears (lots) is not good...

Be careful. Pushing big gears (lots) is not good on the knees. Spinning is better. I could not do anything (swim, run, walking, biking) before I finally had surgery. Now no pain in 4 years. I...
12-22-04, 12:03 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 18,327
Posted By iridebikes

43. Keeps your sinus passage clean.

43. Keeps your sinus passage clean.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-04, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By iridebikes

Won't post it due to vulgarity. However, while...

Won't post it due to vulgarity. However, while biking I regulary refer to my bike as such.
12-21-04, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By iridebikes

Thanks Bike 13. I sent SAPIM an email from their...

Thanks Bike 13. I sent SAPIM an email from their WEB Site. I can't believe this is this hard. I broke a rear spoke the Saturday before Thanksgiving. I have an old wheel set I have been using in...
12-21-04, 11:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,563
Posted By iridebikes

Use to run. Knee pain brought on couch time...

Use to run. Knee pain brought on couch time which brought on 20 extra pounds which made even walking painful on the knee so more couch time...... Bottom Line. Knee surgery 4 years ago. Started...
12-21-04, 11:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,357
Posted By iridebikes

I like Limar helmets. http://www.limar.com/

I like Limar helmets.
http://www.limar.com/
12-21-04, 10:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 49,279
Posted By iridebikes

Shimano m020. ...

Shimano m020.
http://www.mtbr.com/reviews/Shoes/product_86571.shtml

These are light weight MTB shoes. I have been using a pair for road cycling for 3 years. They are comfortable and have a...
12-21-04, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By iridebikes

If anyone can identify a WEB source to purchase...

If anyone can identify a WEB source to purchase these I would appreciate tremendously. I am still looking but haven't had any luck so far. I did get a phone number for Shimano that may provide some...
12-21-04, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,274
Posted By iridebikes

I have had at least 5 pair of gatorskins and each...

I have had at least 5 pair of gatorskins and each time I put on a brand new set they feel sluggish and resistant to rolling. It only takes a few days riding for this feeling to go away and they...
12-21-04, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,274
Posted By iridebikes

I have tried the 4 season tire and did not care...

I have tried the 4 season tire and did not care for it. Technically do not know why I say that but just gut feeling. One thing I remember was the 4 season was very difficult to get back on the rim....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-04, 06:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,126
Posted By iridebikes

Chuvak - Really? I made a joke. Well kinda like...

Chuvak - Really? I made a joke. Well kinda like a joke - only smaller.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-04, 07:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,126
Posted By iridebikes

(snotsicles poke you in your eyes) Seriously YES....

(snotsicles poke you in your eyes) Seriously YES. I will send a pic next time this happens. Had one break off and puncture the lung of the guy sucking my back wheel. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-04, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By iridebikes

I would be interested in what you find out about...

I would be interested in what you find out about the AC 420's. I am considering those this spring. They say not recommended for riders > 200lbs (sometimes less). I weigh 195 so that bothers me...
12-19-04, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By iridebikes

The right thing to do is stop. Cyclist ask and...

The right thing to do is stop. Cyclist ask and want all motor vehicles to treat us with respect and honor our right to use the roads the same as they do. If your at fault fess up and if your not no...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-04, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,253
Posted By iridebikes

I assume too much. :o

I assume too much. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-04, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By iridebikes

Have you given any thought to American Classic...

Have you given any thought to American Classic wheels?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-04, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,253
Posted By iridebikes

Its a kids toy. A BB gun for pinging tin cans...

Its a kids toy. A BB gun for pinging tin cans not a 38 special. So I am not familiar with Australia - Sorry.
12-19-04, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By iridebikes

Thanks Steve. Missed that one. :o

Thanks Steve. Missed that one. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-04, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,253
Posted By iridebikes

Usually any where you find BB guns you will find...

Usually any where you find BB guns you will find 12 g CO2 cartridges. Target, Wal Mart, KMart etc..
12-19-04, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,274
Posted By iridebikes

They will flat. However not near as often. And...

They will flat. However not near as often. And they will take a bunch of punishment. One trick I have learned is to pick the foreign objects out of the rubber after every ride. I tend to pick up...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-04, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,086
Posted By iridebikes

007 - thanks a bunch. This is a great tire just...

007 - thanks a bunch. This is a great tire just made better. I am ordering a pair. I noticed these are marked (New!) and am sure my LBS doesn't have these yet. If they work as well as the wire...
12-19-04, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By iridebikes

This rocks and is so cool! :) (No pun intended)

This rocks and is so cool! :) (No pun intended)
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