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06-29-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By lenny866

I have a double on my three bikes at home (2...

I have a double on my three bikes at home (2 roadies and a cross bike). I have a triple on my bike at my winter condo and my 29er. I find the doubles are just easier to find the right gear. It is...
04-27-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,235
Posted By lenny866

Remember, your not riding as a younger man. Your...

Remember, your not riding as a younger man. Your mind will think you are young and can ride hard, but your body will tell you different. I use the 10% rule (in the spring) until I have 200 miles on...
03-17-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By lenny866

Welcome back and good luck with your recovery.

Welcome back and good luck with your recovery.
04-04-18, 03:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,083
Posted By lenny866

Last summer, I did a ride called the Black Fly...

Last summer, I did a ride called the Black Fly Challenge. I underestimated the climbs and took my cyclocross (with the wrong gearing) over my MTB. Not a huge problem as the gearing was just a little...
06-09-17, 04:00 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,394
Posted By lenny866

I have a handlebar mount for the phone and have...

I have a handlebar mount for the phone and have it on speaker (unless I am in a group). I use a mirror to see cars. You can't hear some of these new electric cars until they are right on you....
05-25-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,406
Posted By lenny866

A high riser stem may help your body get used to...

A high riser stem may help your body get used to the position.

Saddles are a personal preference. I know in the early season, I like my bikes with a softer saddle and as my mile increase, I like...
05-17-17, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,058
Posted By lenny866

I just got the H Plus Son wheels and I am very...

I just got the H Plus Son wheels and I am very impressed with the quality. These might end up on my daily rider.
05-14-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,058
Posted By lenny866

I have purchased 3 wheel-sets from them and I am...

I have purchased 3 wheel-sets from them and I am very happy with them.

I have both the Velocity Deep V/105 hubs on my daily rider and just ordered the H plus Son/105s on my cross bike (I use it...
05-04-17, 03:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,898
Posted By lenny866

Nashbar has some nashbar brand ones, up to a...

Nashbar has some nashbar brand ones, up to a 52-54 (3XL)
05-01-17, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,342
Posted By lenny866

I am familiar with that bike, I have 91 Trek...

I am familiar with that bike, I have 91 Trek 7000. Your 8000 should be able to meet your needs. I am more of a roadie but wanted something for some light trail riding. I bought a 29er and now wish I...
04-26-17, 03:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,838
Posted By lenny866

I had a Trek 520 many years ago. It was a...

I had a Trek 520 many years ago. It was a comfortable bike to ride. If the 520 fits, I would go with that. You would had more hand positions available. If you find yourself challenged by cycling and...
Forum: Northeast
04-13-17, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By lenny866

I highly recommend staying in Saratoga Springs...

I highly recommend staying in Saratoga Springs NY. Here is some info. At the end of the day you can stay in Saratoga which is an awesome small city.

Rides...
04-08-17, 04:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,078
Posted By lenny866

Bottom line is if you want to ride, you adjust to...

Bottom line is if you want to ride, you adjust to your climate!!
04-07-17, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 22,584
Posted By lenny866

I have a 2011 Fuji Cross 2.0. It has performed...

I have a 2011 Fuji Cross 2.0. It has performed well and is one of my favorite bikes. I also have 2 good friends that have Fuji road bikes, they love them too.
Forum: Northeast
04-02-17, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,383
Posted By lenny866

I rented a camp off Rte 30 north of the...

I rented a camp off Rte 30 north of the Batchlerville and had some real nice riding in that area. Here are some that I found on line. I know some of my friends ride Saratoga to Sacandaga and love the...
04-01-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,286
Posted By lenny866

The battery case is pretty heavy. I am afraid a...

The battery case is pretty heavy. I am afraid a good jolt could shake it loose. If it were just a regular lifeproof case, I would not think twice about it. I use a different holder on my 29er, just...
Forum: Northeast
04-01-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,383
Posted By lenny866

I am on the other side of the Sacandaga, but you...

I am on the other side of the Sacandaga, but you have some great areas to ride. There is a shop in Johnstown (I think) bike works or something like that. I know someone that uses them and likes them.
03-31-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,286
Posted By lenny866

I also have Nite Ize for my Iphone 6 (with...

I also have Nite Ize for my Iphone 6 (with lifeproof battery case). I have it on my 2 road bikes and cross bike. I don't think I would trust int on my MTB.
03-30-17, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By lenny866

I ran more than I rode!! Not what I was hoping...

I ran more than I rode!! Not what I was hoping for....getting snow tonight, so looks like I'll be running for another week.
03-28-17, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By lenny866

Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
03-27-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By lenny866

How are the hills....I know it is the ADKs ...but...

How are the hills....I know it is the ADKs ...but how hilly? I have 32s on my cross bike, too narrow? I am a recreational rider, not looking to place, just to enjoy something besides another charity...
03-27-17, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By lenny866

How are the hills....I know it is the ADKs ...but...

How are the hills....I know it is the ADKs ...but how hilly? Also would you recommend a cross bike or MTB. I have both at 26 and 29er + a cross bike. I am a recreational rider, not looking to place,...
03-23-17, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By lenny866

Black Fly Challenge in the Adirondacks

Has anyone done this ride? your thoughts......
03-22-17, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,027
Posted By lenny866

I have a 2011 Fuji Cross 2.0. Largest I have had...

I have a 2011 Fuji Cross 2.0. Largest I have had on is a 35. I think that is also the stock tire size.
03-20-17, 04:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 43,846
Posted By lenny866

I have a cross bike that I use for late...

I have a cross bike that I use for late season,early season and winter riding. It is a little more upright than my road bikes & it is slightly heavier than my Alum RB. I run 32s on the wheels but...
03-09-17, 10:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,388
Posted By lenny866

First, welcome to the forums and congrats on the...

First, welcome to the forums and congrats on the bike.



The bike will support your weight but the wheels may not. Go to the Clyde forum and do a little research on the topic. I am 230 and go...
03-06-17, 05:43 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,564
Posted By lenny866

Went for a ride yesterday, it was 18. My lowest...

Went for a ride yesterday, it was 18. My lowest was 12 degrees.
03-02-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,954
Posted By lenny866

If you ride in a large wooded area ....a compass...

If you ride in a large wooded area ....a compass plus some small handlebar lights.....just enough to travel in the dark.
02-26-17, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By lenny866

If the trails are basic and hard packed, I'd...

If the trails are basic and hard packed, I'd recommend a "gravel bike" or adventure bike (like mentioned above)....more upright than a road bike, good on pavement and sturdy enough to do some light...
02-25-17, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,563
Posted By lenny866

Rather than getting the entire 105 group, why not...

Rather than getting the entire 105 group, why not just a new 105 rear derailleur?
01-23-17, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,232
Posted By lenny866

bombproof.......... Velocity Deep V Black...

bombproof..........

Velocity Deep V Black Shimano Ultegra 6800 Hubs 9 10 11 Spd 36h [74566] - $269.00 Velomine.com : Worldwide Bicycle Shop, fixed gear track bike wheelsets campagnolo super record...
08-20-15, 04:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,687
Posted By lenny866

Well done. A huffy was my first road bike...

Well done.

A huffy was my first road bike back in the 80s. I put a lot of miles on that bike, became a cyclist and eventually upgraded. I never knock someone because a brand name (or no brand...
08-19-15, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,528
Posted By lenny866

I bought this Nashbar AL1 Road Bike...

I bought this Nashbar AL1 Road Bike (http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_579689_-1___204687) for my wife when she got back into riding, three years ago. She had a bike with down-tube...
08-01-15, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,269
Posted By lenny866

/\ /\ 10 Wheels..... that looks sweet....both...

/\ /\ 10 Wheels..... that looks sweet....both bikes!!! I like the reflective tape. I have done the same to my bikes.
08-01-15, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,269
Posted By lenny866

Buy them! I have a set on my winter/early...

Buy them!

I have a set on my winter/early season/backup bike with 3000+ miles on them. They are bulletproof and just a true today as they were when I got them in 2012.


Any clyde that is...
07-22-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,925
Posted By lenny866

Now I see a 50 mile ride in your future. ...

Now I see a 50 mile ride in your future.

congrats on your progress!!
06-13-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,292
Posted By lenny866

The bike will be fine...the wheels are what you...

The bike will be fine...the wheels are what you should replace ASAP. Go through some old post on wheels and weight.
05-12-15, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,290
Posted By lenny866

I have used both the helmet and glasses third eye...

I have used both the helmet and glasses third eye mirror. I prefer the helmet mount, but my new helmet does not ave an ideal place to mount it. So I went to the ones that mount on the glasses. It...
04-30-15, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By lenny866

That is good deal. go for it, you can always sell...

That is good deal. go for it, you can always sell it for close to what you paid.
03-22-15, 05:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,088
Posted By lenny866

that does suck, his story was certainly...

that does suck, his story was certainly inspirational.
03-20-15, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By lenny866

At the very least invest in decent shorts with...

At the very least invest in decent shorts with padding. You can wear shorts over them, if you want.


Go to Walmart on line and search the big and tall section. Go with talls, cycling clothing...
03-11-15, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,849
Posted By lenny866

/\ /\ /\ They look good on your...

/\ /\ /\


They look good on your bike...I like the blacked out look, it looks good with the wheelset.

I also have Vueltas on my winter bike. I am happy with them.
03-06-15, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By lenny866

That would be a good bike for a 6 mile ride. That...

That would be a good bike for a 6 mile ride. That has more of an upright riding position which may be more comfortable for your bike. The bike shop will most likely let you test ride it. Go for a 2...
03-01-15, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By lenny866

I have had good luck with Nashbar 2xl and 3xl....

I have had good luck with Nashbar 2xl and 3xl. Good quality and a lot of bang for the buck. I like my clothes a little loose.

I have found this link helpful;

Civia Cycles...
01-28-15, 05:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,016
Posted By lenny866

love2pedal ......they have accurate sizing charts...

love2pedal ......they have accurate sizing charts and competitive pricing. I have been happy with my purchases from them.

Good Luck!
01-24-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By lenny866

Nice looking bike, enjoy!

Nice looking bike, enjoy!
01-05-15, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By lenny866

55? I need to move south!!!

55? I need to move south!!!
12-15-14, 05:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,455
Posted By lenny866

Good Luck with the new bike!!I love that all...

Good Luck with the new bike!!I love that all black look!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,704
Posted By lenny866

I rode Treks for 20+ years and have been a DB fan...

I rode Treks for 20+ years and have been a DB fan since 2010. I own 3 DBs- 2 road bikes and 1 29er. Love them all. Great value for the $$.
04-23-14, 02:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,834
Posted By lenny866

Check in with your local bike shop. You most...

Check in with your local bike shop. You most likely have another issue besides tires. I get one or two flats per season.

welcome to the addicting work of cycling
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