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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,560
Posted By aricc24

What do you guys think of this instead? ...

What do you guys think of this instead?

https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/SearchListingDetail.aspx?id=3029477&make=723&model=65372
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,560
Posted By aricc24

Thanks guys, these were my initial thoughts. I'm...

Thanks guys, these were my initial thoughts. I'm prioritizing aesthetics too much and needed to be talked down.
Its copied from BBB because thats where I copied it from, he didnt list any components...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,560
Posted By aricc24

How much would you guys offer for this bike?

Its a 2013 Fuji Sportif 1.7
Ill post the specs below
Offer on FB marketplace: guy claims he doesnt have pedals and "doesnt know if the tubes hold air"--so cant test ride it.
He wants $200, dont...
01-05-18, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By aricc24

Any other suggestions? Would prefer to buy from...

Any other suggestions? Would prefer to buy from amazon or an online store as opposed to ebay
01-04-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By aricc24

Looking for speed sensor recommendations

Im usually pretty good with tech but browsing amazon has me a little intimidated with different terms and sensors. Im seeing bluetooth, ANT+, etc and not sure what they all mean functionally.
...
10-01-17, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7,438
Views: 2,201,611
Posted By aricc24

Took her out for a spin today.... Ended up...

Took her out for a spin today....
Ended up grabbing a cheap seat pad because the colors matched. Kinda like it

https://i.imgur.com/CZYCVvQ.jpg
09-18-17, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7,438
Views: 2,201,611
Posted By aricc24

Usually not a fan of orange but that bike pulls...

Usually not a fan of orange but that bike pulls it off. Sharp looking wheels
09-18-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By aricc24

It depends on your height. Bikes fit a range of...

It depends on your height. Bikes fit a range of size inseams and heights. Say a bike fits someone that is 5'8 to 6 foot and we shall call it medium (making this up). If you are 6 foot, technically...
09-18-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By aricc24

Most here will say go to a LBS for proper...

Most here will say go to a LBS for proper fitting. Id mirror that too, but some people just wanna buy used for price savings which is completely fine.

If you do that, look up the brand and bike...
09-18-17, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 412,969
Posted By aricc24

Yeah it was 10 bucks so an impulse buy, mainly...

Yeah it was 10 bucks so an impulse buy, mainly because it had green accents which will look good with my bike.
09-18-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,733
Posted By aricc24

Side note but what water bottles are pictured...

Side note but what water bottles are pictured there?I have a similar bike color and wouldnt mind throwing them on too
09-17-17, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,357
Posted By aricc24

Hey welcome to the boards. I cant speak to any...

Hey welcome to the boards. I cant speak to any of the bikes you have mentioned in the OP, but I have recently purchased a trek 7.2FX which is definitely in your price range. I too live in Philly and...
09-17-17, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 412,969
Posted By aricc24

The lineup looks good. I drunkenly came home last...

The lineup looks good. I drunkenly came home last night and ordered a gel seat cover for my stock saddle because I liked the matching color scheme. OOOPS:crash::crash::lol::lol: If it doesnt work...
09-15-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 412,969
Posted By aricc24

Thanks man, appreciate the detail. The trail was...

Thanks man, appreciate the detail. The trail was the Delaware Raritan Trail, the PA side was a bit beat up. I find it isnt really the bumps that give me saddle sore, its just prolonged sitting on...
09-14-17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 412,969
Posted By aricc24

A couple weeks into using my New FX 7.2. Took her...

A couple weeks into using my New FX 7.2. Took her out to a a not so well kept rail trail this week and was impressed with how well it handled. Did about 25 miles or so and probably could have done a...
09-14-17, 03:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,040
Posted By aricc24

Thanks for throwing some credit my way, was...

Thanks for throwing some credit my way, was worried everyone was going to skip over it for their own petty arguments in this thread.

For those of you saying you ate low protein diets and felt...
09-13-17, 10:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,040
Posted By aricc24

Ive been in the weight lifting community for a...

Ive been in the weight lifting community for a while now, as well as did my undergrad in public health with a focus on nutrition and went to graduate school for PT shortly after. A lot of what is...
09-13-17, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,178
Posted By aricc24

Basically the further from your wrist the...

Basically the further from your wrist the fracture is, the better chance of healing. You might get some residual acheyness from time to time after the 12 week healing period when bad weather comes....
09-13-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,178
Posted By aricc24

Ive never broken my Scaphoid but I am a PT and...

Ive never broken my Scaphoid but I am a PT and have treated a few. Unfortunately they are fairly common for cyclists because the mechanism of injury is almost always falling on your hand, a natural...
09-13-17, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,068
Posted By aricc24

I recently got a Trek 7.2FX for 395 down from 480...

I recently got a Trek 7.2FX for 395 down from 480 MSRP. Now is the PERFECT time to get a deal on the 2017 models.

What I would do is find a select few bikes you like.. color, type, etc. Giant...
09-13-17, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7,438
Views: 2,201,611
Posted By aricc24

True, but the sentiment here is that the more...

True, but the sentiment here is that the more padded the saddle, the worst it is. I dont necessarily buy into that, but i would like to enjoy a sportier saddle. Hoping some bike shorts/under garments...
09-12-17, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7,438
Views: 2,201,611
Posted By aricc24

Thanks, up at the Delaware Trail near washington...

Thanks, up at the Delaware Trail near washington crossing.

Saddle is from my old hybrid. The stock saddle was a lot narrower, not sure if I just needed to break my arse in more but the first...
09-12-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7,438
Views: 2,201,611
Posted By aricc24

Bought this one a few weeks back. Went with the...

Bought this one a few weeks back. Went with the Trek 7.2, on sale for $390. Pic doesnt do the color justice, its way more intense in person. Still trying to get used to the saddle after not riding...
09-11-17, 01:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,811
Posted By aricc24

Im 6'1/6'2 with shoes on and was also between the...

Im 6'1/6'2 with shoes on and was also between the 20' and the 22 inch. I decided to go with the 22 because I did have decent clearance when lifting the bike up. Despite this, I was told at one trek...
09-11-17, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,997
Posted By aricc24

Just bought the FX7.2 a few weeks back. Most are...

Just bought the FX7.2 a few weeks back. Most are significantly discounted (Got mine at 390). I think at that price the 2017 makes sense.
08-31-17, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 412,969
Posted By aricc24

It felt pretty zippy in the parking lot, but not...

It felt pretty zippy in the parking lot, but not really a good comparison. Im sure the bike is much more efficient. The problem is, the engine gained about 30lbs and is totally out of shape compared...
08-31-17, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 412,969
Posted By aricc24

Thanks for the input. I think im pretty set on...

Thanks for the input. I think im pretty set on getting a hybrid at this point, just stuck between which one. At 400-500 bucks I can get a decent entry level hybrid without breaking the bank, still...
08-30-17, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 412,969
Posted By aricc24

Thanks. The FX I rode today has a high ten steel...

Thanks. The FX I rode today has a high ten steel fork. Didnt feel like a harsh ride at all, but did feel a bit heavy and not as fast compared to the Escape I rode last week. Escape with smaller tires...
08-30-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 412,969
Posted By aricc24

Thinking about buying an Fx 7.2. Whats the...

Thinking about buying an Fx 7.2. Whats the consensus here? would most buy their Fxs again?
08-28-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,664
Posted By aricc24

Will do. And yes, I do like the Neon Spring. I...

Will do. And yes, I do like the Neon Spring. I own a blacked out car so didnt want to go the same black/silver route with my bike, wanted some spice to it. Originally I was set on getting a blue bike...
08-28-17, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,664
Posted By aricc24

Gotcha. Ill ask, but seems to me that this thread...

Gotcha. Ill ask, but seems to me that this thread has steered me in the right direction. As much as I liked the Escape 2, it seems this would really liomit me on rail trails. I like to Bike the...
08-28-17, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,664
Posted By aricc24

The MSRP on the Cannondale is $520 online, so I...

The MSRP on the Cannondale is $520 online, so I doubt the LBS will go below $480. I dont want to become that cheapo guy trying to haggle every price. It seems like $40 off would be a good deal....
08-27-17, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,664
Posted By aricc24

From what I understand (which is not much...

From what I understand (which is not much compared to most here likely) is that they use the alu forks to reduce weight without using carbon for cost savings, so itll reduce weight at entry line...
08-27-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,664
Posted By aricc24

Please help me pick out the best hybrid

Hi all. really having trouble with making a decision here. Stuck btw a few choices and could use some insight (excuse the pun, diamondback is not on the list), specifically from those who own one of...
08-25-17, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By aricc24

Good to know. I plan to drop down a bit as well (...

Good to know. I plan to drop down a bit as well ( a main reason for getting the bike!). My normal weight is around 200, added a fair bit over the last year due to medical reasons :( Im hoping to drop...
08-25-17, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By aricc24

Im 26, pretty built but also a bit overweight. I...

Im 26, pretty built but also a bit overweight. I do have back issues (prior sports related surgery) which is why Im opting for the hybrid for a reduced lumbar flexed position.
08-25-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By aricc24

So the message here is that tire size is just a...

So the message here is that tire size is just a rough estimate and the fork component really wont mean much? I did test ride both of them and they felt pretty similar on concrete, but the Cannondale...
08-25-17, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By aricc24

Trouble Deciding between two bikes

Hi everyone. Im new here and trying to make a decision. Admittedly, I am not good at decision making with big purchases and am always hesitant to pull the trigger when deciding btw two choices.
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