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07-07-15, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By puckalish

Accidentally erased my response, but here's a...

Accidentally erased my response, but here's a version...



No no no... I was steadily going over 40 on my road bike that got stolen (topping 50 downhill if the park's empty)... and now I pretty...
07-06-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,269
Posted By puckalish

I don't know about advantage or disadvantage, but...

I don't know about advantage or disadvantage, but it's slight more comfortable and less aerodynamic to be higher up like that.

That said, I don't know that difference is going to be that...
07-05-15, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By puckalish

A well worn-in (2008?) Bianchi San Jose... on...

A well worn-in (2008?) Bianchi San Jose... on 700x28s with full fenders and fresh bar tape. Otherwise, it's all stock stuff.

One thing that really struck me is, particularly on the longer ride,...
07-05-15, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By puckalish

Total Noob Here, but I'm SOLD on one gear

Just had to drop a line...
When I first picked up my SS (well, flip-flop, but I still haven't tried out the fixed side yet), I had my doubts...
But, dang... I mean, this stallion has shown and...
07-01-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 146,728
Posted By puckalish

I like the slower tracks folks are throwing on...

I like the slower tracks folks are throwing on here... like that Seu Jorge piece (what a fantastic musician)... but I also listen to a fair amount of music with... erm... higher bpms...
...
06-24-15, 05:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,203
Posted By puckalish

Biker86, you completely mistook what I meant and...

Biker86, you completely mistook what I meant and apologies for not being more clear...

I was more commenting on the other commenter and how, when I hear women refer to men as "males" or men to...
06-24-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,203
Posted By puckalish

Wow, there's a bunch going on in this thread... ...

Wow, there's a bunch going on in this thread...

I just love that religion is the cure and the idea that "females" are the source of depression both popped up in short order, lol... I mean......
Forum: Commuting
06-23-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 13,686
Posted By puckalish

I think that commenter's point was that s/he...

I think that commenter's point was that s/he tracks mileage vs. wear on components in order to compare the relative quality of different manufacturers and products lines. For example, if "x" tire...
06-23-15, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 383,326
Posted By puckalish

Dang. The old and the new... so many beautiful...

Dang. The old and the new... so many beautiful rides. That Schwinn looks so well-cared-for. Seriously, what beautiful machines.
06-23-15, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By puckalish

First off, that's excellent. And it takes time to...

First off, that's excellent. And it takes time to get results, though I'm sure you're already noticing some. And ignore any of this that seems too 101... dunno where you're at.

As far as your back...
06-23-15, 07:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,991
Posted By puckalish

I just signed up for an account on here and...

I just signed up for an account on here and totally bought it... welcome to the forums, I guess?
06-23-15, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By puckalish

As folks have mentioned, posture and positioning...

As folks have mentioned, posture and positioning will play a significant role in how your weight is distributed... That said, doing some crunches and other core strengthening stuff won't hurt... and...
06-21-15, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By puckalish

My vote is for the cheaper bike. I mean... I used...

My vote is for the cheaper bike. I mean... I used to have a Defy 5 (the cheapest of the line) and it was plenty comfortable and speedy enough for what I was doing (commuting, training up for a...
06-20-15, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By puckalish

I haven't done an real trail riding since I was...

I haven't done an real trail riding since I was younger, but... first, what the previous commenters said... your posture will affect your weight distribution tremendously and, even if you're in a...
Forum: Introductions
06-20-15, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By puckalish

Welcome to the forums (I'm a newb, here, too)....

Welcome to the forums (I'm a newb, here, too). More importantly, welcome back to riding!

As a fellow NYer, I can say, yeah, it takes some getting used to, but it's a lot better than when I was...
06-20-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,991
Posted By puckalish

A few thoughts... 1. What prooftheory...

A few thoughts...

1. What prooftheory said... (A) You *need* foot retention with a fixed gear bike (though I'm fairly inexperienced with them, this much is clear from one ride) and you really want...
06-18-15, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 383,326
Posted By puckalish

SSCX... I can't find any more "complete" listing...

SSCX... I can't find any more "complete" listing than this for what I believe it is...
2008 Bianchi San Jose - BikePedia...
06-18-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By puckalish

I'm 5'3" and recently came up on a 44cm Bianchi...

I'm 5'3" and recently came up on a 44cm Bianchi San Jose... honestly, I think I could do with something a smidge bigger, but I'm really feeling it. While a Kilo TT Pro is more "track"ish than my...
Forum: Introductions
06-18-15, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By puckalish

Some-Time Lurker Always Lookin' ta Learn

So, I've checked out this and other fora for info in the past, but I am so excited about my new ride (even though it's way less expensive than the one that got stolen last year), that I had to post a...
06-18-15, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 383,326
Posted By puckalish

Well, it's quite humble compared to some of the...

Well, it's quite humble compared to some of the amazing bikes on this thread so far, but...

This is my first singlespeed since I was a child. I still haven't flipped it over to check out how the...
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