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08-28-05, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By Mikey_C

i would start out just where the arch of your...

i would start out just where the arch of your foot begins(or should begin for the flat footed type) that is usually the most comfortable, the most powerful may depend on a number of things including...
08-14-05, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By Mikey_C

some very good options in that price range. in...

some very good options in that price range. in 02 i was in your place and 3 full seasons later i am very happy with my giant but get what feels right in terms of fit etc.


may also benefit to...
07-11-05, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By Mikey_C

agree, the kona is meant to take a pounding, any...

agree, the kona is meant to take a pounding, any decent hardtail in your price range will hold up:
trek 6500 disc...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-05, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Mikey_C

Proper drying procedure

On my evening commute home it began to downpour--a big mess for me in my week old bike(lemond sarthe). Is there some things i shoudl be doing to properly maintain it after it gets wet?
06-28-05, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By Mikey_C

cause it give me an excuse to hang out with...

cause it give me an excuse to hang out with people who love riding as much as i do--otherwise im just haning out with a bunch of guys who like to drink as much as i do

-mike
06-21-05, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Mikey_C

The LBS predicament

so the old lbs question. i do use them for all my repairs and misc. goods like $50-100 month prob but in the process of buidling up an older ride and lookin at stuff like forks-cranks-etc.

i...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-05, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Mikey_C

why are specialized so freakin complicated?? i...

why are specialized so freakin complicated?? i have to schedule a test ride on the roubaix or is it the allez that I should be looking at??

very confused on why so many models?

Giant does...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-05, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Mikey_C

Best compact under $2000

have done many searches online and otherwise. stepping into the world of road after 4 years on mtb. here is the list so far

felt f55
lemond versailles*
specialized allez
giant tcr2 comp
...
05-27-05, 07:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,728
Posted By Mikey_C

Shimano SH-M225 i am pretty anal about...

Shimano SH-M225

i am pretty anal about shoes, i spend the extra buck and go to specialty running shops to pick up my running shoes i use for trail and race because i have very funny feet. very...
05-27-05, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Mikey_C

for around 1000 you can do alot better. if you...

for around 1000 you can do alot better. if you are doin drops and xc why not go for some suspension and gears. you can get some good deals from the bigger brands in that price range! i think you...
05-25-05, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,797
Posted By Mikey_C

not accurate with improper form or while...

not accurate

with improper form or while lying on a bed of glass, maybe;)

there are many possibilities as to the reasoning for your back problems as have been stated

for me it was a...
05-25-05, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,575
Posted By Mikey_C

you also sleep in cycles around 90 min. the...

you also sleep in cycles around 90 min. the deepest sleep are at the middle of the cycle(45 min) and it is easiest to wake during the beginning our end of a cycle. I know it may be hard to do but...
05-25-05, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,322
Posted By Mikey_C

don't forget about muscle memory. many different...

don't forget about muscle memory. many different schools of thought on this but my understanding is that following a leg workout you want get on the bike for an easy ride. While aiding your...
05-22-05, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By Mikey_C

of course it comes down to how much you eat in a...

of course it comes down to how much you eat in a day but forcing extra food in every day is tough to do. Weight training is buy far the best means of gaining mass and a good side effect is increased...
05-20-05, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By Mikey_C

Screwed by LBS..Again?

I try to support my LBS as much as possible. I have a few in my area(where i live...theres too much of everything) but I have been utilizing one particular shop for all my repairs and although they...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-05, 07:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,047
Posted By Mikey_C

great topic..any time you can talk economics and...

great topic..any time you can talk economics and bikes...fun stuff.

I have tried very hard to support LBS and operate with the understanding that price is not the sole factor for my patronage but...
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