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07-06-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,718
Posted By bikingtotown

I should really read the original first poster....

I should really read the original first poster. He seemed to just be talking about the weight of the bike. I thought it was more about carrying stuff total weight. Sounds light enough though I'm sure...
07-06-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,659
Posted By bikingtotown

Helmets are cool... kickstands are not

Helmets are cool... kickstands are not
07-06-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,718
Posted By bikingtotown

Really depends how far you are going and how much...

Really depends how far you are going and how much weight. I used to commute alot on bike and had to travel with all kinds of things and I wouldnt want to ride too far with alot of extra weight....
07-06-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,949
Posted By bikingtotown

Yeah dont get a fat bike to ride on the road....

Yeah dont get a fat bike to ride on the road. Unless you want to make your ride harder and slower. Get a fat bike to go where you struggle on a normal bike. They're great for climbing slow and excel...
07-06-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,512
Posted By bikingtotown

Anyone for a friendly game of chicken? I would...

Anyone for a friendly game of chicken? I would just hug the right side of road as u approach them and try to leave yourself a gap in traffic to weave around jogger. Probably hard to time right in...
05-24-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,735
Posted By bikingtotown

Maybe it didnt mean legal laws but sir isaac...

Maybe it didnt mean legal laws but sir isaac newtons laws of motion, "An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion" so I dont think it was a coincidence. If I made the bike...
03-29-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By bikingtotown

Witnessed car accident today while biking

This was a 1st for me. It's different when your out in the open heart already pumping. I've seen them from behind the wheel. Someone rear ended the person at a yeild sign as I was riding through....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By bikingtotown

You havnt heard?!

Trek has changed cycling forever with their radical new helmet design. You might as well wear a cardboard box if you dont buy their gadgets.
03-26-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,412
Posted By bikingtotown

Drops are great when going for distance. Wide...

Drops are great when going for distance. Wide flats better for precarious situations. Wide drop bars can handle alot too I've debated on getting salsa cowbell handlebars for my fattie. I think the...
03-26-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By bikingtotown

Gotta be careful w these mofos on their power...

Gotta be careful w these mofos on their power trips. I usually stay to right side of lane if it is a designated left turn lane and if not you should probably be far left. But I have found to just do...
09-02-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By bikingtotown

it was aluminum, in the back by cassette. Lucky...

it was aluminum, in the back by cassette. Lucky it was only about 350 dollar bike and I wasn't on it when it cracked.
09-02-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By bikingtotown

Depends on what kinda bang your looking for. You...

Depends on what kinda bang your looking for. You usually get what you pay for. And If buying used there could be hidden surprises. The only bike I bought used cracked for no reason. Kinda ruined me...
08-30-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,407
Posted By bikingtotown

Wow I was not aware of this. Learn something new...

Wow I was not aware of this. Learn something new everyday.. Would seem to make sharp turning dangerous. Seems like braking would be difficult as well. Fixie no longer seems like a simple bike to ride...
08-30-18, 05:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,566
Posted By bikingtotown

Do you live in the west and happen to be a wicked...

Do you live in the west and happen to be a wicked witch? Sweatband could help
08-30-18, 04:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,819
Posted By bikingtotown

These are kind of easier going bikes you were...

These are kind of easier going bikes you were probably pushing a little too hard for the geometry. I have found myself to get sorest:D when riding too intensely on more relaxed style of bikes. Id...
08-30-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By bikingtotown

Depends a lot on upper lower body lengths as...

Depends a lot on upper lower body lengths as well. Longer upper body size up. I've been between sizes and always sized up because I dred that cramped in feeling on longer rides. Smaller bikes seem to...
08-30-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By bikingtotown

I know the feeling. All us cyclist's should chip...

I know the feeling. All us cyclist's should chip in for warehouse bicycle museum to keep all our old rides. Im sure it would have to be pretty large though. I have many I remember I'd like to see...
08-30-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,203
Posted By bikingtotown

Unfold three large garbage bags or more. Not good...

Unfold three large garbage bags or more. Not good to fully over hose your bike anyways. Sometimes I use a little spray bottle. Simple green for the chain, is that stuff bad? I usually don't even...
08-27-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By bikingtotown

I agree with trek sizing high if your in 5'9...

I agree with trek sizing high if your in 5'9 range depending on your inseam/ arm length. they are always set up as comfortable as possible in the shop too which makes it worse. My domane is extremely...
08-27-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By bikingtotown

I'm a firm believer of sizing up or down...

I'm a firm believer of sizing up or down depending what kind of riding you intend to do I think I'm looking to size down on this one with similar measurements to my road bike different geometry.or...
08-26-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By bikingtotown

I was acually looking at the 2016 specialized...

I was acually looking at the 2016 specialized diverge without the future shock. I'm not trying to do anything off road just rough and gravel roads in nastier weather. by more nimble ride I meant...
08-26-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By bikingtotown

New gravel road type bike size help

About to drop a good percent of my net worth on a bicycle https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif Now I'm super analyzing it, and fit is of course very important next to bike type. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,791
Posted By bikingtotown

I've always gone for larger frame because I don't...

I've always gone for larger frame because I don't like that cramped in feeling on longer rides. I like the larger frames for easy going terrain or just rolling through smoother roads. But when you...
08-26-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By bikingtotown

Fitting gravel road bike

About to drop a good percent of my net worth on a bicycle :D Now I'm super analyzing it, and fit is of course very important next to bike type. It's gonna be a wet weather, rough road, gravel road...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By bikingtotown

Tire replacement

First time replacing my road tires. Came with bontrager r3 I told myself if I never got a flat I would get the same ones again. No flats to date but they did seemed to wear very quickly...I go down...
10-06-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,315
Posted By bikingtotown

Horizonal for impacts/ slowing down bunny hops,...

Horizonal for impacts/ slowing down bunny hops, vertical if your about to bust out in a sprint. Dont think about it too hard though. Be home before 12 o clock or you will turn into a pumpkin
07-19-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By bikingtotown

I should really read through posts first....

I should really read through posts first. Congrats! That is a great bike for all around riding. Sorry I am a impatient reader.
07-19-17, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By bikingtotown

That looks like a unique bike. Doesn't specify...

That looks like a unique bike. Doesn't specify rear derailer, tire models so makes me wonder if they scimped on part quality. For 600 you can get a really nice bike at shop or online. For winter...
07-19-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By bikingtotown

My favorite that I have tried is the sportflex...

My favorite that I have tried is the sportflex lens color on native sunglasses. Enough to ease the sun but can still see in heavily shaded spots. They are not great if you want darker lenses though....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-17, 06:19 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,548
Posted By bikingtotown

Time to start a movement I shall call it Biksis....

Time to start a movement I shall call it Biksis. In remembrance of my little sister hit on a bike. We will wear black robes to protect us from the sun while biking in large numbers.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,228
Posted By bikingtotown

Never is a strong word. I don't buy it. Don't you...

Never is a strong word. I don't buy it. Don't you guys have garbage trucks mail trucks ? Maybe the guy that decides what a no passing zone is more lenient in your area
Forum: Commuting
07-17-17, 07:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,207
Posted By bikingtotown

This happens to me regularly. Ive acually began...

This happens to me regularly. Ive acually began to enjoy it as long as it's just yelling. I think they're trying to scare me out of the road but it has the opposite effect on me. They are probably...
07-15-17, 05:14 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

Wow well that's risk you take when running red...

Wow well that's risk you take when running red lights that why you have to make sure no one is coming first genius... and I've come to conclude this site is full of ASSumers and **** starters who are...
07-14-17, 11:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

Thanks but no thanks for your unput. Your kitty...

Thanks but no thanks for your unput. Your kitty cat would have taken your advice more seriously.
07-14-17, 09:39 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

It's almost like you know my thoughts better then...

It's almost like you know my thoughts better then I do. You are wise beyond your years...Thanks so much for letting me know where I stand on everything. Now go unbunch your panties and find you next...
07-14-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,979
Posted By bikingtotown

Left on side of the house unlocked at a house...

Left on side of the house unlocked at a house party. Not even the dumbest thing I did that night.
07-14-17, 06:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

Maybe it's the rushing feeling I get at stop...

Maybe it's the rushing feeling I get at stop signs brought on by others that dont want to stop behind me. I feel vulnerable on bike and my goal is to not get run over or impede traffic so I try to do...
07-14-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

If a tree falls in woods and no one is around to...

If a tree falls in woods and no one is around to hear it... does it make a sound? I rest my case (working on my testimony)
07-14-17, 01:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

So dance dance puppet

So dance dance puppet
07-14-17, 01:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

Also, if u think every law is amazing and great u...

Also, if u think every law is amazing and great u must be the perfect little puppet
07-14-17, 12:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

Cars and bikes are two different animals. I'm not...

Cars and bikes are two different animals. I'm not trying to be one when I'm riding my bike.
07-14-17, 11:59 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

Or its back to the dirt w me.. Could also just...

Or its back to the dirt w me.. Could also just stay away from the tiny city which wouldn't be hard to do. I ride through the whole thing about 10- 15min
07-14-17, 11:54 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

Not getting ticketed would suffise

Not getting ticketed would suffise
07-14-17, 11:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

Right... I stop and proceed with caution to...

Right... I stop and proceed with caution to almost get run over everytime or I could just cruise through yeidling with no issues to anyone except cops that want to ticket me
07-14-17, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,218
Posted By bikingtotown

I biked many miles in my teva tanzas with no...

I biked many miles in my teva tanzas with no problems they had amazing shock absorbtion..also great for hikes.
07-14-17, 11:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,450
Posted By bikingtotown

I adapt to what feels safest.. could always still...

I adapt to what feels safest.. could always still get run over
07-12-17, 10:07 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

I just called. I pled not guilty I was told I...

I just called. I pled not guilty I was told I have nothing by to lose. It was 125$ but i dont want more of these. I dont plan on stopping in future doesnt feel wrong to me as long as I yeild to the...
07-12-17, 09:31 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,537
Posted By bikingtotown

I just got one for going through a deserted 4 way...

I just got one for going through a deserted 4 way stop at 2 am. I was going to plead not guilty see what happens. It's pretty ironic because the reason I quit biking on sidewalks Is because most all...
07-04-17, 09:51 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 25,410
Posted By bikingtotown

I know it's hard to read thru the back and forth....

I know it's hard to read thru the back and forth. But yes wet conditions are where discs are much better. Cause everyone grabs their bike and says let go for a ride only when its soaking wet outside....
07-03-17, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By bikingtotown

Kickers are great your kids are sure to hear...

Kickers are great your kids are sure to hear them! :D Car Subwoofers | KICKER® (http://www.kicker.com/car-subwoofers)
P.s. the noise level is adjustable
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