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10-28-10, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By legec117

thanx, thats the same thing i was thinkin on the...

thanx, thats the same thing i was thinkin on the rigid over the suspension
10-27-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By legec117

gary fisher g2 rigid

I "think" I want to put a rigid fork on my g2 fisher. the suntour that came on it is crap, and for what our trails are like in Louisiana (singletrack), I think I could get by with a rigid. when out...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-10, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 953
Posted By legec117

i weigh 160lbs. I will invest in the things...

i weigh 160lbs. I will invest in the things mentioned above. I can just patch my tire?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 953
Posted By legec117

flat already

with 60 miles on my bike, I had to walk it home today. front tire went flat while riding on a recently paved road. I avoid all big cracks/all rocks, etc. my tires were vittoria or something like...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By legec117

i love it so far. cant wait to get used to it. It...

i love it so far. cant wait to get used to it. It took a couple of weeks to get used top my Fisher on the trails. If its still the same in a month, I will bring it back in and get re-fit. Thanks for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-10, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By legec117

thanks for the suggestions will try them this...

thanks for the suggestions will try them this week,
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-10, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By legec117

rode 28 miles on the new bike this morning. This...

rode 28 miles on the new bike this morning. This is the first true road bike I have, and I had a little bit of low back discomfort. Will this go away as I get used to riding a road bike rather than...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By legec117

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-10, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By legec117

and the winner is... MASI

After looking, riding, researching bikes for the past 4 months. I went to the bike shop today to pick up a 2011 felt f85. I always have wanted a felt and I really don't know why. I took it for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-10, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By legec117

budget is around $1000. elevation change is a...

budget is around $1000. elevation change is a joke around here.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-10, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By legec117

I see your location is New Orleans, I live about...

I see your location is New Orleans, I live about 45 minutes south. Which shops in the NOLA area do you recommend, I am not extremely familiar with NO, more familiar with BR, but wouldent mind looking...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By legec117

hope you heal soon

hope you heal soon
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By legec117

inertianinja, I see you have a felt, masi, and...

inertianinja,
I see you have a felt, masi, and bianchi. Three bikes I am very interested in. I know yours are high end and mine will be low end, but what are your likes and dislikes between them?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-10, 12:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By legec117

good. glad to see i'm at least doing something...

good. glad to see i'm at least doing something right. I am going to another shop this week to ride more bikes (allez, secteur, and via nirone 7) hopefully I can make a decision, but don't want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-10, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,267
Posted By legec117

how big of a deal should groupset be?

well I thought I had my new bike selection narrowed down, but after riding some bikes I am second guessing everything. It seemed like once I was on the bikes I was focused more on comfort and ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-10, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By legec117

today I rode the felt F85 and Z100 (z85 was not...

today I rode the felt F85 and Z100 (z85 was not put together yet) and I also rode two bikes from MASI
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The white bike (vincere) goes for 1200, full 105 carbon fork and seat stays,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By legec117

I think it's the looks/color (celeste) that have...

I think it's the looks/color (celeste) that have me liking the Bianchi, but i also like the look of the felt. The guy who owns the LBS here gives me free tune ups on all my bikes, even the ones I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By legec117

and then there were two

I have been riding for about two years now. I had a redline r540 flatbar road bike, and currently ride GF mountain bike on trails and around town. I'm tired of killing myself on the mountain bike...
08-01-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By legec117

thanks, glad to see someone else has the same...

thanks, glad to see someone else has the same ideas as me.. I still have no idea which option i will take yet
07-31-10, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By legec117

quite a conundrum.

I have been thinking, two options.

I was looking at "inexpensive" forks --- around $300, i weigh 160ish, ride a GF tarpon. i ride mostly flat XC and love to jump/drop(open to suggestions). My bike...
07-31-10, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,594
Posted By legec117

162634 162635 Received and installed white...

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Received and installed white wheels... I'm pleased with the look and performance
07-25-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By legec117

^^ exact. I looked used, the stuff I found was a...

^^ exact. I looked used, the stuff I found was a bit sketchy, and I didnt know EXACTLY what to look for, so I bought new....with WARRANTY.
07-25-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,889
Posted By legec117

wahoo cost more because it is better equipped...

wahoo cost more because it is better equipped (obviously). If you can afford the wahoo, get it. If not either save to get it or get the tarpon. I have the tarpon and love it. the fork on both bikes...
07-23-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,594
Posted By legec117

161174161175 2009 Fisher, just installed the...

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2009 Fisher, just installed the new handlebar, have a set of white zerolites and a white carbon seatpost on order... Original handlebars too narrow, Stock wheels bent, seatpost----...
07-23-10, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By legec117

I ordered a pair of vuelta zerolites from...

I ordered a pair of vuelta zerolites from nashbar, I doubt they are great, but a double walled rim that looks good, for $80 shipped to my house (regular $200, 65% off and then 15% off that price with...
07-22-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By legec117

New non-disc wheelset

Any suggestions for a "descent" wheelset under $250 that is non-disc?
07-21-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,220
Posted By legec117

would any of you guys trust these bar ends...

would any of you guys trust these bar ends http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Mountain-Bike-CARBON-HandleBar-End-Bar-Ends-100g-/220640423494?cmd=ViewItem&pt=Cycling_Parts_Accessories&hash=item335f31ae46 or...
07-20-10, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By legec117

i think $300 would be awesome, but $350 may be a...

i think $300 would be awesome, but $350 may be a legitimate price
07-20-10, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 670
Posted By legec117

Whats the farthest distance

Whats the farthest distance you have ever gone on your mountain bike? on the road or on a trail. My tops thus far is 42 miles.
07-20-10, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By legec117

awesome video,,, nothing close to that trail in LA

awesome video,,, nothing close to that trail in LA
07-19-10, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,713
Posted By legec117

I was referring to a flat ground sprint. 57mph is...

I was referring to a flat ground sprint. 57mph is obserd!
07-18-10, 09:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,713
Posted By legec117

I think if you are pedaling equally as hard on...

I think if you are pedaling equally as hard on identical bikes with different gearing, you would have different results. yes aerodynamics play a role. I pushed pretty hard on my gf mountain bike the...
07-18-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,271
Posted By legec117

I have never ridden on trails without one. there...

I have never ridden on trails without one. there are plenty trees on the local trails and you never know when on has fallen around a curve. also, the trails change so much due to people riding them...
07-18-10, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By legec117

I do things on my hardtail that guys with fulls...

I do things on my hardtail that guys with fulls wont do, and there are things they do that I wont do. I think it depends on skill level, your local terrain, what style of riding you are most into. I...
07-17-10, 08:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,220
Posted By legec117

valid point... really didn't think of that. Do...

valid point... really didn't think of that. Do you think they also have a tendancy to get hung up on brush on trails?
07-17-10, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,220
Posted By legec117

bar end

why does no one use bar ends anymore? besides looking kind of stupid, I used to like them for leverage on climbs. Lets hear reasons/opinions!
07-17-10, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,713
Posted By legec117

not to highjack, but what are you guys' top speed...

not to highjack, but what are you guys' top speed on a mountain bike with slicks on flat ground. I hit 30.1 today, and i'm sort of rehabing a knee injury.
07-17-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,713
Posted By legec117

i have 1.5 kenda slicks on my GF. They are much...

i have 1.5 kenda slicks on my GF. They are much faster and smoother than my trail tires. I probably gain 3-4 mph with them. The downside vs. road bikes is their bikes are lighter, wheels are larger...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,396
Posted By legec117

wow awesome response. I did look on bikepedia,...

wow awesome response. I did look on bikepedia, and the one thing that caught my attention as being negative was the bonded aluminum frame
Thank you very much
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-10, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By legec117

ok so that one sold in like 3 hours, what do you...

ok so that one sold in like 3 hours, what do you guys think a reasonable offer for this bike would be?
Size is correct for me, anything particular to look at if I go see this bike?
...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,396
Posted By legec117

1994 trek 1200

http://lafayette.craigslist.org/bik/1840109685.html

The giant I posted the other day sold within 3 hours, so on to the next one. This guy is asking for an offer, bike is my size and about 2 hours...
07-14-10, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By legec117

Not if you have a sit on top!

Not if you have a sit on top!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By legec117

their are a couple of fun type events coming up...

their are a couple of fun type events coming up that i usually compete in every year. a sprint duathalon and a sprint tri- . last year i came in 3rd overall in the duathlon with a redline flatbar...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-10, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By legec117

haha yeah, deffinately doesn't know much about...

haha yeah, deffinately doesn't know much about bikes. I had a road bike before, a 54cm, and I liked the way it felt.
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By legec117

thanks for you opinion, I think I will hold off...

thanks for you opinion, I think I will hold off on this one.

Thanks,
Corey
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-10, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By legec117

Im not sure, he lives in the same town as me, so...

Im not sure, he lives in the same town as me, so 5 minutes away max so I will try it before I buy . I just want to know if its decent or crap, and if the $100 if fair.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-10, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By legec117

wow , epic fail on my part

wow , epic fail on my part
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By legec117

Giant English Racer

Do you guys think this bike would be good for local races/casual riding. Just want something faster than my gf Tarpon without spending a ton. would like to fix it up a little. worth $100 or no?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By legec117

Craigslist bike

Was hoping someone would give me an opinion on this bike. Not looking for anything fancy (obviously), just something faster than my GF Tarpon to ride in some local races. Is it worth the $100? I...
11-20-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By legec117

I now have two options of wheelsets to buy, what...

I now have two options of wheelsets to buy, what do you guys think...

New from LBS: Sun Rhynolite wheels with Deore XT hubs for $150.... No tires, rotors, tubes

or

Used from a local for...
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