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10-17-12, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By Seve

Don't get worked up over low resistance and those...

Don't get worked up over low resistance and those things, at your weight it isn't a measurable factor.

Look for a good all round tire for the type of riding you are doing and go from there.
09-12-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By Seve

Excluding rollers, there are three basic types of...

Excluding rollers, there are three basic types of indoor trainers.

Fluid, Mag and Wind

You can do a search to find out about the differences.

A few of the more popular manufacturers are as...
07-01-12, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By Seve

Start by reading through this site...

Start by reading through this site http://sheldonbrown.com/saddles.html it should provide you with some helpful insight.

Regardless of the saddle, you should make sure it is first adjusted...
06-21-12, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By Seve

x 2 Hard to beat unless the OP doesn't care...

x 2

Hard to beat unless the OP doesn't care for the screw on valve connector, personally I like that about the unit.
06-21-12, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,728
Posted By Seve

I use a Buff, if need be and always have one with...

I use a Buff, if need be and always have one with me.

It's the most versatile and effective that I have ever used.
06-16-12, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 747
Posted By Seve

[/h] I had a similar thing happen to me a week...

[/h] I had a similar thing happen to me a week ago. I went on a 105km ride and around the 40km mark I could feel my legs just give it up. It felt like I was biking through 2 feet of water, for...
06-15-12, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,898
Posted By Seve

Sounds great, of course pictures will be...

Sounds great, of course pictures will be forthcoming ... ?
06-15-12, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,541
Posted By Seve

http://www.bontrager.com/model/00075/ ...

http://www.bontrager.com/model/00075/

Bontrager Gel Cork provides a nice surface for just bare hands.

Nothing wrong with the other makes of Gel Cork that I know of?

Cinelli, for example.
...
06-11-12, 10:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,090
Posted By Seve

Shimano A530 SPD on my urban/hybrid and Look Keo...

Shimano A530 SPD on my urban/hybrid and Look Keo 2 Max on my road bike.
06-09-12, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Seve

Great stuff !

Great stuff !
06-07-12, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By Seve

There are some here: Minoura...

There are some here:
Minoura http://www.probikekit.com/ca/components/handlebar-spares-accessories.html
Plastic http://www.dealextreme.com/p/t-type-bicycle-bike-handlebar-extension-mount-68565
FSA...
06-06-12, 09:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,771
Posted By Seve

First, check with the manufacturers of the...

First, check with the manufacturers of the wheel-set you are interested in to see if there are any weight restrictions, some do have them.

Second, carbon wheels with a deeper rim profile will be...
06-06-12, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By Seve

If I'm looking at the right bike...

If I'm looking at the right bike http://www.schwinnbikes.com/bikes/bike-path/2012-voyageur-world-21-mens-14658#/specs then your tires are 700x35c.
There are a lot of tires to choose from, these are...
06-05-12, 07:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,599
Posted By Seve

I realize that it says that in the description,...

I realize that it says that in the description, although, I doubt you could tell, at least I can't that it is convex. If there is any distortion I don't notice it myself?

I have seen the...
06-05-12, 02:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,599
Posted By Seve

Try taking your left hand off the handlebar and...

Try taking your left hand off the handlebar and putting it on your hip, then turn your head to have a quick look. Practice it a few times and for the most part you will lose the bike drift to the...
06-05-12, 12:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 969
Posted By Seve

Yes, just like the others have noted, take some...

Yes, just like the others have noted, take some time of and do something different or even nothing for a while.

You don't want planned exercise/training to become like work.
06-04-12, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Seve

I think this is a pretty good suggestion as well....

I think this is a pretty good suggestion as well.

Also, visit an actual bike store, not a big box / department store and have a look around at the different styles available and get a sense of...
06-03-12, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,564
Posted By Seve

As already mentioned, if you post the model of...

As already mentioned, if you post the model of derailleur you will get more detailed assistance.
If it's a RD-4500 with a short cage, 31 would be the largest, with a long cage the limit is 37. (You...
06-02-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 6,183
Posted By Seve

I didn't ride much last month and had 4,268 ft of...

I didn't ride much last month and had 4,268 ft of elevation gain, so I'm in for the 5,000.

Never really tracked it before, so this will be interesting. :)
06-01-12, 11:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By Seve

Leather is my favourite bar tape, however, it's...

Leather is my favourite bar tape, however, it's pricey.

I also have found Bontrager gel cork tape pretty good, although personally I haven't seen a lot of difference from one brand to the other...
06-01-12, 11:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,038
Posted By Seve

For some background or preparation you could look...

For some background or preparation you could look at the suggested training plan for the 2012 Ride the Rockies.
http://www.outsideonline.com/fitness/biking/road-biking/Rockies-Training-Plan.html
06-01-12, 11:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,672
Posted By Seve

Yes, the group doesn't leave anyone behind that...

Yes, the group doesn't leave anyone behind that for one reason or another can't maintain the groups pace.

Remember, you are not in a race so enjoy your rides and follow what 10 Wheels suggested. ...
05-31-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 9,280
Posted By Seve

363 km / 225 miles I hope June is much...

363 km / 225 miles

I hope June is much better.
05-29-12, 04:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,224
Posted By Seve

In this corner of the world we have had CAA...

In this corner of the world we have had CAA (Canadian Automobile Association) Bike Assist for at least 3 years.

If you have a CAA membership (AAA in the US) bike assist is part of that service....
05-27-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Seve

x 2 He rode an excellent race . :thumb:

x 2

He rode an excellent race . :thumb:
05-27-12, 12:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,063
Posted By Seve

You can use either the Wipperman or the KMC...

You can use either the Wipperman or the KMC version.

The SRAM version should not be used with Shimano 6701, 7901 chains.
05-27-12, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By Seve

A truing stand and the associated tools will (at...

A truing stand and the associated tools will (at new prices) run you more than the custom wheels at $90.00 per.

I don't have any experience with the Sedona, but, have you asked the LBS what they...
05-24-12, 11:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,049
Posted By Seve

Is it fair to say, that based upon the rust in...

Is it fair to say, that based upon the rust in the photo, that the frame has been partially fractured for a while and finally failed altogether?
05-22-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Seve

Glad it worked out for you. I have a sprung...

Glad it worked out for you.
I have a sprung saddle (Flyer) on one of my bikes and I wouldn't want to give it up either.
05-22-12, 01:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By Seve

Yes, but, what about the quality control issues ?

Yes, but, what about the quality control issues ?
05-22-12, 01:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Seve

x 2

x 2
05-21-12, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Seve

Great stuff. :thumb: I like the tandem and...

Great stuff. :thumb:

I like the tandem and trailer .... beautiful. :)
05-21-12, 11:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,070
Posted By Seve

Yes, anytime you are balancing on 2 wheels,...

Yes, anytime you are balancing on 2 wheels, bicycle or otherwise you will eventually lay it down. So regardless of what anyone says, your fear of falling [losing balance] is not not irrational.

I...
05-21-12, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Seve

It was fortunate that you guys came along and got...

It was fortunate that you guys came along and got some help for the crashed rider. That first hour after a traumatic injury is so very important.

Good things will be coming your way Mr. Beanz....
05-21-12, 11:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,056
Posted By Seve

I wear inexpensive finger less gloves (~$12)....

I wear inexpensive finger less gloves (~$12). Granted they don't have the padding etc. of more expensive ones, but, I've never really needed the padding, I guess.

I wear them mostly to protect...
05-20-12, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 942
Posted By Seve

Hey ......... if you have o ask the price...

Hey ......... if you have o ask the price ........... :)
05-20-12, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By Seve

Congrats on the weight loss, it's a great...

Congrats on the weight loss, it's a great accomplishment and no doubt has added decades to your life.

Just my Opinion.

Don't get distracted by technical details. Just go out and ride and enjoy...
05-20-12, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,570
Posted By Seve

The never ending quest for the comfortable saddle...

The never ending quest for the comfortable saddle ... :)

Like a lot of you folks, I've been riding bike for over 50 years.

Up front, --- this is entirely anecdotal.

I've ridden horses...
05-20-12, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,703
Posted By Seve

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html ...

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html

The above link will provide you with information on which tires will safely fit your rims. There is a chart near the bottom of the page.
05-20-12, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By Seve

Try some coverage as the others have suggested,...

Try some coverage as the others have suggested, one option is a buff https://www.buffwear.com/catalog/ light and versatile and all sorts of options.
05-20-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By Seve

Sounds like you are off to a great start. ...

Sounds like you are off to a great start.

Good luck and keep it going. :thumb:
05-20-12, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Seve

Glad you got it sorted out. It really is a...

Glad you got it sorted out.

It really is a big difference when you do get your bike and yourself married up properly.

Enjoy :)
05-19-12, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 942
Posted By Seve

x 2 :thumb:

x 2

:thumb:
05-19-12, 03:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 26,811
Posted By Seve

That can be said with some justification for say,...

That can be said with some justification for say, automobiles, however, shoes are another matter. It really comes down to the colour of the scuff or dirt against the background colour, imho. That...
05-19-12, 02:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,709
Posted By Seve

You have most of the basics covered. Safety in...

You have most of the basics covered. Safety in the form of a helmet and front and rear lights is always a good choice. Think about cycling gloves, they save the hands should you ever have a spill.
...
05-18-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By Seve

What a great post Craig! Keep it going...

What a great post Craig!

Keep it going :thumb:
05-18-12, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By Seve

No you are not doomed, just unlucky. There...

No you are not doomed, just unlucky.

There are lots of wheel options for you.

Take it back to the shop where you purchased it and have replaced.

If I was you I would go with a much better...
05-18-12, 03:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 26,811
Posted By Seve

White are very nice, although as you noted a wee...

White are very nice, although as you noted a wee bit difficult to keep clean or rather they show the scuff and dirt more than say, black shoes do.

If you like them, no reason not to go for it.
05-15-12, 05:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,940
Posted By Seve

As others have already mentioned, I would have...

As others have already mentioned, I would have look at the SPD cleats for your wife, the Multi Release version SH56 and perhaps pair them up with a single sided SPD pedal. Which would provide an...
05-15-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Seve

It reminds me of what Tarzan always said when he...

It reminds me of what Tarzan always said when he saw the elephants coming over the hill,

"Look here come the elephants."

Then one day the elephants put on sunglasses and came over the hill.
...
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