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09-23-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,179
Posted By ginger green

Advice on bike for new racer/high school age

My son has just started racing (NICA) on a Trek hard tail. I spent 400 on a used bike, upgraded pedals/tires etc. He will likely out grow the bike by next summer. He is 5'4 and 140 lbs. He will...
07-22-06, 03:22 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,121
Posted By ginger green

dumb question - why is OLN saying that Floyd...

dumb question - why is OLN saying that Floyd already won the tdf when the final day is still tomorrow? Is tomorrow just for show?
Forum: Recumbent
07-19-06, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By ginger green

any other reco's ?

any other reco's ?
Forum: Recumbent
07-17-06, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By ginger green

Ok - so if he went with a real bike - what would...

Ok - so if he went with a real bike - what would you recommend - I know nothing about recumbent bikes
Forum: Recumbent
07-17-06, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By ginger green

Recumbent Stationary Bike

Hi

A good friend of mine is looking for a recumbent stationary bike. I'm not sure if this is a question for this forum or for the fitness section.


Here goes - my friend is looking to loose...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-06, 10:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,642
Posted By ginger green

sweet where did you buy the frame? I'ts 99%...

sweet where did you buy the frame? I'ts 99% beautiful... I"m curious about your choice of saddle? Also what kind of cages are those?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-06, 09:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,389
Posted By ginger green

I thought long and hard about this. Pepper...

I thought long and hard about this.

Pepper spray won't work in the wind - potential to really Pi55 off the owner
Water bottle - not that scarry - plus I only carry one
Jump off my bike and talk...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-06, 08:49 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,627
Posted By ginger green

Forget Tony Little - this has to be Chuck...

Forget Tony Little - this has to be Chuck Norris's bike
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-06, 07:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,023
Posted By ginger green

What's a Bode?

What's a Bode?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-06, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By ginger green

I rode that too, I spent the last month training...

I rode that too, I spent the last month training at 94 degrees F. On the day of the ride it was about 38, it started out with a quick ride downhill. I'm still cold.

Overall the ride was...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-06, 10:31 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 89,741
Posted By ginger green

How sweet it is

How sweet it is
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-06, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By ginger green

Try Tequila Joe. He was helpful in the past. I...

Try Tequila Joe. He was helpful in the past. I bought mine at Ridley cycle about 10 years ago. I think they were in Kensington just N of downtown. I have not been through Calgary in many years
...
01-18-06, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By ginger green

Tequila Joe may have an answer for you. ...

Tequila Joe may have an answer for you.

While I have your attention, let me get on my soap box.... Why can't I find any Canadian Cycling jersey's that cost less than $90.00???

It is so hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-06, 11:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,940
Posted By ginger green

tough year - mom dies, job is gone, booted from...

tough year - mom dies, job is gone, booted from BF, sells his bike -what's next?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-06, 09:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,746
Posted By ginger green

Buying directly from a factory? Would that kind...

Buying directly from a factory? Would that kind of be like me walking up to a stock yard and asking for a t-bone steak.

I don't think so
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-06, 06:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,992
Posted By ginger green

I completely agree... except on the .883...

I completely agree... except on the .883 business. Also try smiling - it is supposed to be fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-06, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By ginger green

I've got a pair sitting on my work bench - PM and...

I've got a pair sitting on my work bench - PM and we can set up a trade.
01-03-06, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 366,761
Posted By ginger green

Will trade my blue Look pedals for a comparable...

Will trade my blue Look pedals for a comparable pair of shimano spd pedals. PM me please

I have added a picture for you to see
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-05, 06:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,630
Posted By ginger green

My old bike was white and blue, my new bike has...

My old bike was white and blue, my new bike has yellow and blue - much much much better. It's faster and way more comfortable



Now I need to buy helmet with a yellow stripe.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-05, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By ginger green

Bike Shop in Appleton Wi

I'm planning on spending a week in Appleton later this winter (yes Winter in Wisconsin). Can anyone recommend a good bikeshop in the area?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-05, 09:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,077
Posted By ginger green

fool! He was dropping a guy. er kid, er...

fool! He was dropping a guy. er kid, er actually the kid had a flat.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-05, 04:05 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,448
Posted By ginger green

I really like mine - I don't have enough miles on...

I really like mine - I don't have enough miles on it yet to use the "love" word yet
12-03-05, 11:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,610
Posted By ginger green

Actually the tread was not trashed at all. Since...

Actually the tread was not trashed at all. Since many of us are coming to grips with out first death of an on-line friend; we need discuss who we are, what we should or should not reveal about...
12-02-05, 09:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,610
Posted By ginger green

+ Actually, I can see you right now...

+

Actually, I can see you right now...
12-02-05, 08:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,610
Posted By ginger green

ok - here is a dumb question - I have saved a...

ok - here is a dumb question - I have saved a picture of myself down to 12K in size -but it won't load because it's too large - I have a basic dell with windows xp. How do I reduce the size to fit...
12-01-05, 08:33 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 47,862
Posted By ginger green

Sad sad sad sad sad sad. Life is too short, be...

Sad sad sad sad sad sad. Life is too short, be sure to hug someone today. sad sad sad sad.

you will be in my prayers tonight
11-02-05, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By ginger green

I was scratching my head too as to how it was...

I was scratching my head too as to how it was bent. The bike is second hand 2001 - overall in good condition, no obvious crash signs. The skewer is straight until you get to the threads where it...
11-01-05, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By ginger green

Bent Skewer on Road bike

Hi Everyone:

I have discovered that my front skewer is slightly bent. I don't know how. Is this common or fatal? Are the skewers from nashbar a good alternative to spending 40 on a name brand...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-05, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By ginger green

Thanks - I'll be dropping in next week

Thanks - I'll be dropping in next week
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-05, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By ginger green

Do yourself a huge favor Test ride a few...

Do yourself a huge favor

Test ride a few bikes - but since you have had such a long break in your cycling career don't get swayed by some slick marketing that tells you to buy the 2006 models or...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-05, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By ginger green

Destin Bike Shop

Can anyone recommend a good bike shop in the Destin Fl area?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-05, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By ginger green

Destin Bike Shop's

Anybody have any insights on a good bike shop in Destin Fl?
10-20-05, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By ginger green

Kind of depends on your bike - If you are doing...

Kind of depends on your bike - If you are doing anything from the 80's the Richards Bicycle book is great.
10-10-05, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By ginger green

Are skewers one size fits all?

Are skewers one size fits all?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-05, 08:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,059
Posted By ginger green

Same story for me I just upgraded from an 88...

Same story for me I just upgraded from an 88 Bridgestone to a 02 Zurich - life is good, but my wife is less than thrilled.

c'est la vie.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-05, 08:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By ginger green

Step 1 - biggest gear on front Step 2 -...

Step 1 - biggest gear on front
Step 2 - smallest gear on back
Step 3 - ride like hell until you see stars
Step 4 - tuck your lungs back in
Step 5 - repeat
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-05, 07:29 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 22,588
Posted By ginger green

I remember when Prince Charles married Lady Di -...

I remember when Prince Charles married Lady Di - people stayed up all night, full tv coverage, women crying. What a bunch of crap.


Then some guy discovers how to make an atom travel at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-05, 07:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,033
Posted By ginger green

"We make kids wear helmets and knee pads," Dr....

"We make kids wear helmets and knee pads," Dr. Goldstein said. "But no one thinks about protecting the crotch"

quick someone with photoshop do picture of my ... with a littlel helmet. No wait.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-05, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,345
Posted By ginger green

so who dropped whom?

so who dropped whom?
09-27-05, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By ginger green

My ring is a 52T on the front - what sized gear...

My ring is a 52T on the front - what sized gear should I put on the back for a starter?
09-26-05, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By ginger green

I'm familiar with all the words you used, just...

I'm familiar with all the words you used, just not the order you put them in. ;)
09-26-05, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By ginger green

biopace chain ring - fixie conversion

Can I convert my road bike with Shimano Biopace to a fixie? My intuition tells me that I won't be able to set a consistent chain tension if the front chain ring is not round?

Am I over thinking...
09-25-05, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By ginger green

Correct - the drops are not horizontal on the...

Correct - the drops are not horizontal on the Gary Fisher
09-25-05, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By ginger green

Which would you convert?

I have a new road bike (Lemond) and I want to convert one of my other bikes to a fixed.

I have an 88 Bridgestone Road Bike (Shimano Biopace drive train) and a 97 Gary Fisher Tassajara MTB (no...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-05, 05:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,229
Posted By ginger green

I hit 63 kmph on my mountain bike once - it took...

I hit 63 kmph on my mountain bike once - it took me 2 hours to climb the hill and 4 minutes to come down. My average cadence was probably around 20

LOL

Also - Please tell your "buddy" he is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-05, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By ginger green

I like the two tone - nicely done.

I like the two tone - nicely done.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-05, 09:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By ginger green

Do you dare me?

Do you dare me?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-05, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By ginger green

I'm currently riding a 1988 Bridgestone - so this...

I'm currently riding a 1988 Bridgestone - so this will be a huge step up - I'm scheduled to ride my first century - I have my milage up to 130 per week. But I still have yet to put in 60-70 in one...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-05, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By ginger green

It's a 2001 Zurich

It's a 2001 Zurich
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-05, 08:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By ginger green

I lost 6.5 pounds today!

Introducing - my new ride


I'm really tempted to go all yellow on the bar tape - your thoughts?

GG
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