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02-11-08, 03:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,658
Posted By bugsyonebike

Bob Roll

His first book (Bobke), is just as good, only harder to find. I think it may be out of print at the moment. I found mine on E-bay. Proud member of the Bob Roll posse ! :beer:
Forum: Great Lakes
12-09-07, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By bugsyonebike

Good used bikes can be had (including fixies) at...

Good used bikes can be had (including fixies) at Bike Tech. at 18401 East Warren in Detroit. Ask for the owner, Brian. 313 884-BIKE
Forum: Great Lakes
12-09-07, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 112,165
Posted By bugsyonebike

I live in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Just outside...

I live in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Just outside Detroit.
12-09-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,585
Posted By bugsyonebike

As much as I dislike a stationary bike. It is...

As much as I dislike a stationary bike. It is just too icy here to risk outdoor cycling once the snow falls. :eek:
08-23-07, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,134
Posted By bugsyonebike

My Solo ride is doing just fine, It is my...

My Solo ride is doing just fine, It is my primary errand bike. I have all the Trek bags for mine. I just moved to Grosse Pointe Park about 10 years ago. Enjoy your bike! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-07, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By bugsyonebike

Six 13 R3000 Pictures.............

Let's see if I can get a couple of these to post. Sorry I took so long, Sparks.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-07, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By bugsyonebike

I'll get on it, Sparks. I took it for a 16 mile...

I'll get on it, Sparks. I took it for a 16 mile test/adjust ride this morning. I still have a Mavic computer, and some cages and a seat bag to put on before I take pics. What a bike.........:D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By bugsyonebike

Well, it's done. I didn't make it to the LBS...

Well, it's done. I didn't make it to the LBS yesterday, but I did go today. I took the R5000 for a ride, very nice. I took the Six 13 R3000 out second. I couldn't believe how much difference from a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By bugsyonebike

Cool. Thanks again, Sparks. I just got back from...

Cool. Thanks again, Sparks. I just got back from 16 miles on my R1000si, so I have a good frame of reference. :D I'm going over to the LBS in a little while to do my test ride. I'll let you know...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-07, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By bugsyonebike

What you and Sparks are saying is the kind of...

What you and Sparks are saying is the kind of input I've been looking for. I have never even ridden a carbon bike before. My primary road bike is a Cannondale R1000si. It is pretty flat around here,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-07, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By bugsyonebike

Thanks for the input, Sparks. What year is your...

Thanks for the input, Sparks. What year is your six13? What size frame do you ride? Just curious. The Six13 I'm looking at is a 2005 with mostly Ultegra equipment (carbon si crank). I'm going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-07, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By bugsyonebike

Nothing doing on that. Both the R5000 and the...

Nothing doing on that. Both the R5000 and the six13 R3000 are "as is", so to speak. Neither has a DA crank, but I understand what you mean about the BB. I am 6'1" about 250 and losing, so the crank...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-07, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By bugsyonebike

Another six13 VS. R5000 Choice, Help please !

I'm looking at the same choice right now. 2006 R5000, DA except crank, and a 2005 six13 R3000. Both bikes are the same price $2500. The LBS said they might be willing to come down a little more on...
08-13-05, 07:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,658
Posted By bugsyonebike

I believe you are correct. I read both of Lance's...

I believe you are correct. I read both of Lance's books, and if I recall correctly, he mentions Bob Roll being one of his primary motivators during his recovery from cancer. Another feather in Bob...
08-13-05, 05:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,658
Posted By bugsyonebike

Bob Roll ROCKS ! I really enjoyed his latest...

Bob Roll ROCKS ! I really enjoyed his latest book. Lots of insider stuff about the peloton. Extra points for his post road, mountain bike career. :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-05, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By bugsyonebike

Ok, everyone. Let's get our loose change together...

Ok, everyone. Let's get our loose change together so he can try the Power Bar mixes. :p Seriously, try it for a shorter ride, and decide for yourself. As one of the earlier posts said, We are all...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-05, 07:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,771
Posted By bugsyonebike

Even though I ride a carbon bike most of the...

Even though I ride a carbon bike most of the time, I am very fond of my 60th anniversary Paramount. It is a very sweet lugged Reynolds 831 frame with Campy 10 speed Chorus. Steel is still real. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-05, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By bugsyonebike

I decided to try both the endurance, and recovery...

I decided to try both the endurance, and recovery mixes, just to try something new. They don't seem as "syruppy" (spelling?) as gatorade or powerade to me. As others have mentioned, I only use them...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-05, 02:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,741
Posted By bugsyonebike

Not me, too many cars around here. :eek:

Not me, too many cars around here. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-05, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,906
Posted By bugsyonebike

I just bought a new Synapse Ultegra yesterday. I...

I just bought a new Synapse Ultegra yesterday. I know what you guys mean about the paint jobs being toned down some, but I've been riding a Viper red R1000si for a while, and it always seemed kind of...
07-01-05, 04:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,297
Posted By bugsyonebike

Hey Mike, Nice blog. Congratulations on your...

Hey Mike,
Nice blog. Congratulations on your progress so far. Keep up the good work. I'm glad you found a good shop to help you mod your bike.

Doug
07-01-05, 02:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,202
Posted By bugsyonebike

The only way I would be for it is if the money...

The only way I would be for it is if the money collected was actually used for bike friendly projects, like bike paths, and educating kids about safe riding. I doubt with budgets the way they are...
07-01-05, 02:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,999
Posted By bugsyonebike

I haven't worn my helmet at all this year. I...

I haven't worn my helmet at all this year. I guess I just got out of the habit. I should know better too. Someone very close to me was saved from serious injury by her helmet. Thanks for making me...
05-18-05, 03:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,222
Posted By bugsyonebike

That should be a cool thread to read. I've always...

That should be a cool thread to read. I've always admired people that have the talent to ride those things! :)
05-01-05, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,222
Posted By bugsyonebike

The part I was wondering about is: Who has to put...

The part I was wondering about is: Who has to put it together? They only had one built for display. The rest were still in their shipping boxes........ :eek:
Forum: Commuting
05-01-05, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By bugsyonebike

I have a Raleigh Sports 3 speed that I am very...

I have a Raleigh Sports 3 speed that I am very fond of. I am going to have to put tires on it this year, and I need to locate the right size tire. My Sports is Black and white, circa 1970. Good luck...
05-01-05, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,222
Posted By bugsyonebike

I saw OCC Schwinn Sting Rays for sale at the...

I saw OCC Schwinn Sting Rays for sale at the grocery store today. (Kroger). That kind of surprised me a bit.
05-01-05, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,155
Posted By bugsyonebike

I had a "Creaky Crank" on my Trek Solo Ride 300...

I had a "Creaky Crank" on my Trek Solo Ride 300 that started at about the 100 mile mark. The shop I bought it from overhauled the bottom bracket and it has been fine ever since. I have a Shimano...
04-27-05, 06:28 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,297
Posted By bugsyonebike

I weigh about 250, down about 7 lbs in the last...

I weigh about 250, down about 7 lbs in the last month and a half. Mike, you are an inspiration to us all, I think. Have any of you guys read Mike Magnuson's book "Heft on Wheels"? I found it to be a...
04-10-05, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,621
Posted By bugsyonebike

Nice bike! I think I might have the same front...

Nice bike! I think I might have the same front fork on my Trek Solo Ride 300. It looks like they went to a cushier seat since my Trek 7600 was made in the mid 90's. My System 3 stock seat is very...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-05, 04:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,688
Posted By bugsyonebike

For what it's worth, I voted for your boy in...

For what it's worth, I voted for your boy in 2000, and have been appalled ever since.
Forum: Commuting
04-10-05, 04:43 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,688
Posted By bugsyonebike

Your post is one long rant. If you can't see...

Your post is one long rant. If you can't see that, that's your fault. 2 wrongs don't make a right. I too have several very expensive bikes, but I don't waste my time rubbing it in other people faces....
Forum: Commuting
04-10-05, 03:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,688
Posted By bugsyonebike

Your post contains the most bashing I've seen so...

Your post contains the most bashing I've seen so far. Take your own advice.
04-10-05, 11:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,592
Posted By bugsyonebike

I thought "Supersize Me" was great. It's like...

I thought "Supersize Me" was great. It's like scared straight for non criminals. I never was a McDonalds person, but I found it very entertaining for sure. The part with his girlfriend being a Vegan...
04-10-05, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,633
Posted By bugsyonebike

The RST fork is OK for comfort bikes, or city...

The RST fork is OK for comfort bikes, or city bikes, but I don't think it will be up to the task if you really ride your mountain bike off road.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-05, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By bugsyonebike

FYI, I just bought a minty used 2001 Cannondale...

FYI, I just bought a minty used 2001 Cannondale R1000 si for $800. The bike has a couple of hundred miles on it and looks new. Original owner paid about twice that for it new.
Forum: Commuting
04-08-05, 05:43 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,688
Posted By bugsyonebike

I am fiscally responsible, and socially very...

I am fiscally responsible, and socially very liberal. My bike is one more reason I am able to fork over less of my hard earned dollars to "Big Oil". ;)
04-06-05, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,621
Posted By bugsyonebike

That's a good point about the bar ends. I have...

That's a good point about the bar ends. I have them on my stock flat bars for the same reason. I have the stock Tange ChroMo solid front fork on my 7600, but I do have an aluminum SoftRide suspension...
04-06-05, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,621
Posted By bugsyonebike

I have a mid 90's Trek 7600 that I have done...

I have a mid 90's Trek 7600 that I have done numerous rides of that length on. Like the previous person said, fit is important. The bike is up to the job. I rode my stock 700x38 Trek System 3 tires...
04-06-05, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,294
Posted By bugsyonebike

I just bought a Trek Solo Ride 300 last weekend....

I just bought a Trek Solo Ride 300 last weekend. It has the Shimano internal 7 speed Nexus hub. ($399) I normally ride "conventional" bikes: Trek 6500, Schwinn paramount w/ 10 speed chorus, etc. I...
04-06-05, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,134
Posted By bugsyonebike

Trek Solo Ride 300

I just bought a new Trek Solo Ride 300. It must be Trek's answer to the Electra Townie. I was just curious if there are any other Solo Ride owners out there, and what they think of their bikes....
Forum: Commuting
04-06-05, 07:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By bugsyonebike

Trek Solo Ride 300

I just bought a new Trek Solo Ride 300. Anyone else have a Solo Ride Trek? I'm curious to see what other people that have ridden one think about it. I bought mine to use as the grocery getter, so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-03, 08:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,194
Posted By bugsyonebike

I'll buy from my local LBS (Anchor Bay Bike &...

I'll buy from my local LBS (Anchor Bay Bike & Fitness). The owner is not just a LBS owner, but also has been a very good friend for many years. His pricing has always been very good. Even when the...
07-06-02, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By bugsyonebike

I couldn't agree more! :D I didn't really expect...

I couldn't agree more! :D I didn't really expect Lance to come out like that in the prologue, but I am very pleased. I am disappointed that Jan Ulrich, and Marco Pantani are missing. They both add...
07-04-02, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 824
Posted By bugsyonebike

I have been lucky enough not to hit any squirrels...

I have been lucky enough not to hit any squirrels yet, although there are many around here. If I see them in time, I usually "snap" my brake levers, and they run before I get to them.
07-04-02, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By bugsyonebike

I'm celebrating the 4th by flying "Old Glory",...

I'm celebrating the 4th by flying "Old Glory", and riding twice today instead of once. Enjoy the holiday, everyone! :beer:
07-01-02, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By bugsyonebike

Jan Ulrich would be a shoe in to win that one ! ...

Jan Ulrich would be a shoe in to win that one ! :D
06-30-02, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By bugsyonebike

I ride because I enjoy it. It also keeps me in...

I ride because I enjoy it. It also keeps me in reasonably good shape, but mostly because I enjoy it ! Did I say that already? LOL :D
06-28-02, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By bugsyonebike

UBI sounds like a great way to spend a vacation....

UBI sounds like a great way to spend a vacation. Go for it!
06-28-02, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By bugsyonebike

My bike comes looking for me, if I get lazy too !...

My bike comes looking for me, if I get lazy too ! :D
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