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05-14-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Boondocksaints

Thanks for the recommendation. Damn now I don't...

Thanks for the recommendation. Damn now I don't know what I want.

https://www.yamahabicycles.com/bikes/wabash/

https://www.raleighusa.com/tamland-ie
05-11-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By Boondocksaints

I live in NYC and throttles are currently illegal...

I live in NYC and throttles are currently illegal I think. Although I have seen plenty of crazy looking MTB conversions with throttles and overclocking to allow 40 MPH in the city anyways.

I want...
05-10-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By Boondocksaints

Corporate Discount on Electric Bike

My gf works for a company that allows me to get a discount on Raleigh and Diamondback bikes.

I was thinking about getting this Gravel E-Bike for with the discount for $3,419.99.

Any opinions on...
10-30-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,211
Posted By Boondocksaints

Great advice about your requirements changing OP....

Great advice about your requirements changing OP. Perhaps a cheap hybrid for now until you find what you want exactly.

You need to know the general terrain you would be riding the road bike most...
10-29-17, 09:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,211
Posted By Boondocksaints

I don't know - they have a huge range for road...

I don't know - they have a huge range for road bikes. Really depends what other components the OP needs - disc brakes, etc.

I'm planning on getting their one of their Titanium Motobecanes in...
10-29-17, 09:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,211
Posted By Boondocksaints

I'd get a Bikes Direct Road Bike for $1,500 price...

I'd get a Bikes Direct Road Bike for $1,500 price range. Can't beat the value for the dollar they give.

Save up to 60% off Road Bikes, Free Ship 48, Schwinn, GT, Kestrel, Fuji, Motobecane and more...
10-23-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,997
Posted By Boondocksaints

So the article is basically saying exercise +...

So the article is basically saying exercise + healthy diet = weight loss. Wow - how enlightening.

I don't agree at all that the most effective for weight loss is moderate intensity cardio and a...
10-20-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,240
Posted By Boondocksaints

Probably solve a lot of traffic problems too.

Probably solve a lot of traffic problems too.
10-19-17, 10:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,240
Posted By Boondocksaints

The future of solving this problem will be that...

The future of solving this problem will be that most cars will drive themselves.
10-16-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By Boondocksaints

Very nice of you :thumb:

Very nice of you :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-17, 09:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,393
Posted By Boondocksaints

For Moots, Seven, Firefly, etc, you are paying...

For Moots, Seven, Firefly, etc, you are paying for that "bling" factor. That feeling of having a Louis Vuitton Bag. To some people, that is indeed worth it. Because of the emotional satisfaction you...
10-10-17, 12:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,129
Posted By Boondocksaints

Thanks for the info! I'm trying to decide between...

Thanks for the info! I'm trying to decide between 56 or 58 cm.
10-09-17, 11:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,129
Posted By Boondocksaints

May I ask what size frame you are running on your...

May I ask what size frame you are running on your hybrid and road bike? I'm about your size and inseam.
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Views: 13,743
Posted By Boondocksaints

IMO Bikes direct is not worth it for their...

IMO Bikes direct is not worth it for their "budget" bikes. It's better getting a used one off craigslist or Ebay IMO.

However, for the higher end bikes, Bikes Direct can't be beat for value.
Forum: Foo
09-25-17, 01:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,028
Posted By Boondocksaints

Who cares? No one watches 60 Minutes anymore. ...

Who cares? No one watches 60 Minutes anymore.

Everyone gets their news from the internet now.
Forum: Commuting
09-25-17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,899
Posted By Boondocksaints

Priority Continuum. I know OP wanted drop...

Priority Continuum.

I know OP wanted drop bars, but I can't find much with Gates Carbon Drive in the sub-$1,500 category that's a complete bike otherwise.
...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-17, 10:36 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,994
Posted By Boondocksaints

If it's not too late - I'd recommend this place...

If it's not too late - I'd recommend this place in Chinatown.

The Oyster Casserole is really good.

Great N.Y. Noodletown - Lower East Side - New York Magazine Restaurant Guide...
09-24-17, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,511
Posted By Boondocksaints

I have an OnGuard U-Lock but replaced it because...

I have an OnGuard U-Lock but replaced it because I learned they can easily be picked.

The Best Bike Lock | The Sweethome (http://thesweethome.com/reviews/best-bike-lock/)

"We contacted John...
09-22-17, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,511
Posted By Boondocksaints

A lot of thieves will just steal the wheels....

A lot of thieves will just steal the wheels. That's why you lock the frame and wheel.

Rear wheel is more expensive than the front wheel.
09-21-17, 08:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,319
Posted By Boondocksaints

Because I live in Manhattan and taking the train...

Because I live in Manhattan and taking the train to work takes 30 minutes. If I rode, it would actually take longer.
09-21-17, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,511
Posted By Boondocksaints

I use 2 D locks. New York Standard and New...

I use 2 D locks.

New York Standard and New York Fahgettaboudit - 2 of the thickest D locks yo can get.

Ideally you want to secure your rear wheel and frame and a cable or 2nd lock for the front...
Forum: Foo
09-19-17, 12:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,180
Posted By Boondocksaints

I'd probably start a thread on this forum and ask...

I'd probably start a thread on this forum and ask what other people would do with the money.

Then I'd reply and rub it in everybody's face - "haha I actually won it suckerers!"
09-14-17, 01:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,566
Posted By Boondocksaints

^^ He knows what's up. And I don't know why...

^^ He knows what's up.

And I don't know why everybody keeps saying "real food" is better, etc. Obviously eggs, chicken, salmon and things like that are better because they have nutrients in them...
Forum: For Sale
09-11-17, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,074
Posted By Boondocksaints

I'll buy it from you if you want. Any pics? ;) ...

I'll buy it from you if you want. Any pics? ;)

Is this the b-17 Standard size?
Forum: For Sale
09-11-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,074
Posted By Boondocksaints

Color? I might be interested.

Color? I might be interested.
09-07-17, 02:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,264
Posted By Boondocksaints

Could be malicious intent - scary to think there...

Could be malicious intent - scary to think there are sociopathic people like that out there.

Could also be a person on their cell phone not paying attention then was like woops, have to merge at...
08-28-17, 01:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,727
Posted By Boondocksaints

I'm talking about excess forward lean during the...

I'm talking about excess forward lean during the basic barbell squat. Like in the pic below.

That's BS technique. It basically makes a squat into a partial good morning.

I know the difference...
08-28-17, 08:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,727
Posted By Boondocksaints

I'm talking about the classic barbell squat. And...

I'm talking about the classic barbell squat. And my brother is 6'2" and can squat ass to grass. Height does not prevent you from going low - only mobility problems, injuries and a weak hamstring...
08-25-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,727
Posted By Boondocksaints

I have been weightlifting for about 14 years. ...

I have been weightlifting for about 14 years.

I always go ass to grass and additionally as straight down as possible - rather than bending forward at the waist (bending the back.) People do this...
Forum: Touring
08-20-17, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,306
Posted By Boondocksaints

Why wouldn't you use a ProGravel carbon fork...

Why wouldn't you use a ProGravel carbon fork again?
08-06-17, 08:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,606
Posted By Boondocksaints

I taught my 30 year old GF in less than one hour...

I taught my 30 year old GF in less than one hour - no falls or hiccups.

Just get a bike and lower the saddle - enough that your feet can reach the ground while you're sitting in the saddle.(not...
08-05-17, 01:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By Boondocksaints

Lol

Lol
08-05-17, 12:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,183
Posted By Boondocksaints

This is your GF, not wife. I don't know why she's...

This is your GF, not wife. I don't know why she's bugging out about $80.
08-03-17, 11:53 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,697
Posted By Boondocksaints

I feel if you are getting some of their higher...

I feel if you are getting some of their higher end bikes (like their Titanium bikes), you simply can't beat their value. Even for the parts alone, it's worth it.

For the lower end bikes, it's not...
07-29-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,881
Posted By Boondocksaints

Either counterfeit goods or they just send you a...

Either counterfeit goods or they just send you a box with garbage in it and a tracking number.

Never buy Ebay stuff from a seller with no feedback.
Forum: Touring
07-27-17, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,138
Posted By Boondocksaints

Maybe it's a bootleg Chinese "James"Aurora...

Maybe it's a bootleg Chinese "James"Aurora instead of Jamis?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-17, 11:33 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,651
Posted By Boondocksaints

I'm in the minority. I think OP should pay...

I'm in the minority. I think OP should pay something.

However, OP should ask to share the cost of the fork or some discount because he can't really use it.
Forum: Northeast
07-14-17, 01:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,133
Posted By Boondocksaints

Pretty cool place in Manhattan is to go across...

Pretty cool place in Manhattan is to go across the bridge onto Randall's Island. There's a bike path there. From there, you can even get on another bridge into Astoria.
07-14-17, 01:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,634
Posted By Boondocksaints

The Vaya is heavy because it is intended for...

The Vaya is heavy because it is intended for loaded touring. It's heavy, but sturdy.

I would recommend the Surly Straggler for your needs.
07-13-17, 10:04 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 11,948
Posted By Boondocksaints

**Pays for cheap bike. ** Complains "Why is...

**Pays for cheap bike.

** Complains "Why is this bike so cheap?"
07-13-17, 07:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,840
Posted By Boondocksaints

Not worth $1,000 more. 105 is just slightly...

Not worth $1,000 more. 105 is just slightly heavier.
07-12-17, 12:22 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,149
Posted By Boondocksaints

I don't understand what your point is? So you...

I don't understand what your point is? So you hope the guy doesn't get charged? lol
07-11-17, 11:47 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,149
Posted By Boondocksaints

If this guys gets a lesser charge and slap on the...

If this guys gets a lesser charge and slap on the wrist, then he will be free to do this again. And there have been indications he's done this before. Who knows how else he will hurt other people in...
07-11-17, 11:15 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,149
Posted By Boondocksaints

I hope he gets convicted of attempted murder....

I hope he gets convicted of attempted murder. What a complete POS.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 09:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,076
Posted By Boondocksaints

Just wear a knee brace or wraps.

Just wear a knee brace or wraps.
07-08-17, 06:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,619
Posted By Boondocksaints

If you want to do what you're talking about fast,...

If you want to do what you're talking about fast, you want cyclocross. If you want to do it at a relaxed pace, you want some sort of hybrid.

Differences are generally that a CX bike has a tight...
07-08-17, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,817
Posted By Boondocksaints

Hey Larry, Almost all bike helmets have to...

Hey Larry,

Almost all bike helmets have to give a certain threshold of safety by law.

So your $40 helmet is almost certainly just as safe as a $200 helmet.
07-07-17, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By Boondocksaints

Keep pushing yourself ;)

Keep pushing yourself ;)
Forum: Touring
07-07-17, 10:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,982
Posted By Boondocksaints

I was basically in the same boat as you. I live...

I was basically in the same boat as you. I live in NYC and initially wanted a touring bike setup - for pleasure, groceries, commuting, riding around in the city and possibly some touring/camping on...
Forum: Touring
07-06-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,982
Posted By Boondocksaints

If you're considering the Cross Check, you should...

If you're considering the Cross Check, you should get the Surly Straggler instead. It's the same thing as Cross Check, but with disc brakes.
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