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03-18-10, 09:52 PM
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Views: 832
Posted By ajcurl

He also wants to know how much its worth....wants...

He also wants to know how much its worth....wants to sell it.
03-18-10, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By ajcurl

my buddies nishiki

What do you think? He got it for 185. I looked at the serial number...its a 1980.
03-18-10, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By ajcurl

my friends gary fisher

My buddy wants to know what year this is.....anyone?
03-15-10, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By ajcurl

I measured the the seat tube at 60 cm and my...

I measured the the seat tube at 60 cm and my inseam is 91 cm....91 multiplied by .65 is 59.15 cm....I think this bike fits me good....plus it feels good. The seat tube is in the frame about 100...
03-15-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By ajcurl

I haven't rode it yet but I did set it on my...

I haven't rode it yet but I did set it on my trainer and the seat height is close (might need adjusting 1/8 inch either way). The handlebars seem a little high for me but I will go to my LBS and have...
03-15-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By ajcurl

My new LeJeune

My first road bike. Got it for 125. I thought it was a good deal. I think its a 1984. On the bottom bracket there is a sticker that says 04/84. What do you guys think? I get ripped off or I did good?
Forum: Commuting
10-28-09, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,609
Posted By ajcurl

What a great thread.....some funny stuff...

What a great thread.....some funny stuff here...and some good stuff. Thanks everyone, im going for the solid gold fork...lol. I gotta re-read this thread then see what i come up with...thanks again.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-09, 05:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,515
Posted By ajcurl

Im no rocket scientist at all about bike fit and...

Im no rocket scientist at all about bike fit and bike geometry etc......but with a proper bike fit, as far as your knee in relation to the center of your pedal, shouldn't it be the same no matter...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-09, 05:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,609
Posted By ajcurl

Aluminum rigid fork?

Was thinking of trying a cheap ebay aluminum fork. Do you guys think this fork with a carbon bar would be ok as far as low vibration? Or should i just get a carbon/aluminum fork? I actually converted...
10-27-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
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10-05-09, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By ajcurl

I live in nw ohio also. I always dress in layers...

I live in nw ohio also. I always dress in layers when the temps drop, that way I can peel some off when I overheat ( I sweat a lot also). I never ever wear cotton especially when it gets cold. The...
09-25-09, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By ajcurl

Cheapest lightest non carbon rigid fork?

I am going full rigid...i'm done with offroading....well until I get a fs....anyway i commute now with my mtb and want a rigid fork for my specialized rockhopper. Any suggestions? Any one have that...
09-24-09, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By ajcurl

Rigid fork for mtb

I read a thread on here about going to your lbs and see what they have laying around that you could get a deal on. So, I go to my lbs and ask. The guy working the counter, who i used to go to school...
09-24-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,740
Posted By ajcurl

Why do people ride bikes with the seat so low...

Why do people ride bikes with the seat so low their knees almost hit them in the chin? I see these people all over the place....kids i can understand...not a full grown adult. RAISE YOUR SEAT!
09-23-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 33,928
Posted By ajcurl

This thread is freakin hillarious! I need to get...

This thread is freakin hillarious! I need to get some pics...lol. Funny stuff!
09-22-09, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By ajcurl

Wow...thanks for the very informative responses,...

Wow...thanks for the very informative responses, both of you. That cleared a lot of stuff up for me...again thanks!
Forum: Commuting
09-22-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By ajcurl

LMAO.....thats hilarious......can't stop...

LMAO.....thats hilarious......can't stop laughing!!!
09-22-09, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By ajcurl

battery capacity

mAh is basically the capacity of a battery? The higher the nuber the better? Just playing around with the idea of an old Li ion cell phone battery powering a flashlight. The battery is 1000...
Forum: Commuting
09-21-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,234
Posted By ajcurl

I average roughly 15-16 on my specialized...

I average roughly 15-16 on my specialized rockhopper with 1.2 slicks on a 10 mile commute to and from work. I just turned my 2.5 inch riser bar upside down and flipped it end for end, I want to see...
09-18-09, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By ajcurl

Did I miss something? Then why did you...

Did I miss something?
Then why did you replace the bottom bracket? My motto is "if it aint broke don't fix it". Thats not my exclusive motto....others feel free to use it. :)
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By ajcurl

Speaking about getting a road bike....i want to...

Speaking about getting a road bike....i want to continue distance riding but not exclusively. I'm pretty sure i don't need a race bike....well, actually i don't know what i need. Any sugestions? Like...
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By ajcurl

No on the flat bars. I swapped them for a 2.5...

No on the flat bars. I swapped them for a 2.5 inch riser bar....much more comfortable and wider! In about 2 more weeks i will have reached the 1000 mile mark since may of this year on my mtb. Getting...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By ajcurl

Now that is amazing! How can he top 8,000 miles?...

Now that is amazing! How can he top 8,000 miles? Now him or someone else has to do it twice...lol! Or, I suppose someone could do it in a shorter period of time.....hmmmm......nahhh i'm too old. :)
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By ajcurl

Completed my first century!

Last friday I did an unsupported 106 mile ride. What an awesome feeling! I spent about 6.5 hours on the saddle averaging 15 mph. It took me a little under 8 hours with my breaks (40 minute lunch at a...
Forum: Introductions
09-03-09, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By ajcurl

I ride a 2002 specialized rockhopper. I mountain...

I ride a 2002 specialized rockhopper. I mountain biked all over ohio for about 2 years from 02 - 04. Then I quit riding. I got back into it may of this year, only this time I have been on the road. I...
09-03-09, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By ajcurl

I have read a couple of articles on caloric...

I have read a couple of articles on caloric restriction. It's pretty interesting. The reason I read it was because I was unknowingly doing it. I generally get around 1000 to 1200 a day. I wasn't...
09-02-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By ajcurl

That is awesome! I also started riding again in...

That is awesome! I also started riding again in may of this year...weight 235. I don't know about my cholesteral or blood work. Today I was on the scale and weighed 190. I have been commuting 20...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,804
Posted By ajcurl

Thanks for all the great info. I am doing a solo...

Thanks for all the great info. I am doing a solo century and the route i'm taking doesn't have a lot of place for me to fuel so i will bring plenty of cliff bars and trail mix. Thanks again for the...
09-01-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By ajcurl

Great post. They are amazing....I can't beleive I...

Great post. They are amazing....I can't beleive I have never thought of this because I am always coming up with ways to save money! :)
Replies: 13
Views: 1,804
Posted By ajcurl

Carb loading for a century

Hi everyone. I'm doing my first century in less than 2 weeks. Do any of you carb load the week before or is this a waste of time? Does it work? I have been researching carb loading on google all day...
Forum: Introductions
09-01-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By ajcurl

Hello

Greetings from Lima, Ohio
My name is Aaron Curl and I just got back into biking may of this year. I currently ride 20 miles 5 times a week and preparing for a century ride in to weeks. Glad to be...
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