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Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-04, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By john mac

DTM No idea what it weighs but feels very...

DTM

No idea what it weighs but feels very light! Especially compared to my last bike, a Sirus Tourer.
I am gutted re the weather, just started snowing on the way to work and worse to come for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-04, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,247,448
Posted By john mac

My new specialized Comp...

My new specialized Comp...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-04, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By john mac

Genius at work, not. The jpg wont attach as file...

Genius at work, not. The jpg wont attach as file size is too big, anyone know how to reduce it down??

Hope this works.....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-04, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By john mac

At last.. my new specialized.....>>

Hi All

Been a few weeks since I was last here, been out on the new bike!

Apologies if the attachment doesnt work, help me if it doesnt!

The bike is based on a Specialized Comp with Cosmic...
02-24-04, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,608
Posted By john mac

Try http://www.kneeguru.co.uk/, there might be...

Try http://www.kneeguru.co.uk/, there might be some help on there.
I have had years of trouble with my right knee, wont go into details but poor surgery some 18 years ago has left me with...
02-20-04, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,335
Posted By john mac

Absolute quality! Brings back memories that...

Absolute quality! Brings back memories that does, be persuading the wife to let me have one of them for a run around!
The seat looks in two pieces now though )-:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-04, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,247,448
Posted By john mac

Just got new bike, Specialized Allez Comp, Dura...

Just got new bike, Specialized Allez Comp, Dura Ace/Ultegra mix, Mavic Cosmic Elite wheels, ITM finishing kit... no idea how to post pic on here though, can it be done without posting it elsewhere...
02-17-04, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By john mac

Genuinely touched by story, you dig in there and...

Genuinely touched by story, you dig in there and keep going and ignore the morons.

Best of luck

John
02-16-04, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By john mac

Pat Thanks a lot for advice, you hit on the...

Pat

Thanks a lot for advice, you hit on the main issue i am seeking, foods that i can eat that will fuel me but not put weight on me!!

Will stock up!

cheers

JOhn
02-13-04, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By john mac

Hunger suppressant chewing gum??

Hi all

The Problem: Fat A**e (bottom)

Solution: I am training lots in gym and new bike (-:

Problem: I am now even more hungrier than ever and struggling to diet!!

Read a recent article...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-04, 03:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,910
Posted By john mac

Picked it up on sunday, maiden ride was great,...

Picked it up on sunday, maiden ride was great, major difference from the old bike!!

Will post pic when I get chance to take digi camera home from work
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-04, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By john mac

Thanks mate, i didnt know that being an amateur,...

Thanks mate, i didnt know that being an amateur, this whole "float" issue only became known to me yesterday following discussions with the guy i am buying the bike from.

Looking at pedals on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-04, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By john mac

I have osteoarthritis in my right knee so problem...

I have osteoarthritis in my right knee so problem is already there.

Are speedplays SPD??
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-04, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By john mac

Not really, always struggle to clip in and out at...

Not really, always struggle to clip in and out at junctions and lights etc, paraniod about falling off and making myself look a right pr*ck!!!!
I have adidas SPD shoes and if i buy new look pedals i...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-04, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By john mac

Specialized SPD pedals

Does anyone know anything about these pedals?

Need pedals for new bike (arriving Saturday, will post pic) and have chance pf some cheap used Specialized SPD pedals. I am going for SPD for now as...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-04, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By john mac

daytona 9 spd or Ultegra????

I am haggling for a used bike at the minute which has the following on:

Dura Ace rear mech, brake calipers
Ultegra C/set, B/B, F/mech

We cant agree on a price, however he will come down to my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-04, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,910
Posted By john mac

Any good photos of the black and white zebra bike...

Any good photos of the black and white zebra bike anyone????
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-04, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,910
Posted By john mac

Just emailed him to say I will think about it...

Just emailed him to say I will think about it over weekend, he has left his mobile number (cell phone in US!!)
Think I will go for it though, its a bit over my budget but I am sure I would be keen...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-04, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By john mac

Used bikes seem teh way forward for me, there is...

Used bikes seem teh way forward for me, there is that many bike nuts into their "bike porn" they upgrade all the time then sell on!! Seriously, if you look carefully there appears to be a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-04, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,910
Posted By john mac

He has emailed me pics, frame is mint, components...

He has emailed me pics, frame is mint, components are immaculate (his words) wheels are also mint although he has told me "the rear could do with new cartridge bearings sometime in the future as it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-04, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By john mac

Used Specialized Comp that is !!!!!!!! (-:

Used Specialized Comp that is !!!!!!!!

(-:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-04, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By john mac

Then the issue is buy entry level new or spend a...

Then the issue is buy entry level new or spend a liitle more, or the same?, on a used bike with good spec and sometimes upgrades??

Looking at a Specialized Comp with Mavics, and ultegra/dura ace...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-04, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,910
Posted By john mac

Specialized Allez Comp??

The whole Specialized subject has probably been done to death but any keen owners out there would probably be keen to join in again (I hope!)

I have the chance of buying a used 2002 Sprecialized...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-04, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By john mac

This bike buying lark is a minefield, totally...

This bike buying lark is a minefield, totally confused now, seems entry level bikes are a concern????
Then again, ebay is a worry??

)-:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-04, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By john mac

Thanks guys, bit clearer now, especially...

Thanks guys, bit clearer now, especially interesting comments from Jonny B re upgrades etc
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-04, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By john mac

Decent spec or not?

I have the chance of a second hand bike (I have so many options at the minute my head is spinning!!) and not sure of the spec, he has mixed and matched bits and bobs on upgrades, the bike is less...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-04, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By john mac

Er, are you sure Demon?? ha ha ha (-:

Er, are you sure Demon?? ha ha ha (-:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-04, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By john mac

Campag Xenon vs Sora??

Hi

I am looking into the possibility of getting a bike built up by Ribble Cycles (ribblecycles.co.uk in Preston, England) and the entry level bikes are either Campag Xenon or Shimano Sora. Any...
01-26-04, 05:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By john mac

DoUWantIt.com

Hi

Thinking of buying a bike from getawaybike.com (got this from forum) and they use DoUWantIt.com for international shipping. Has anyone used it or got any advice?

Cheers

JOhn
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-04, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By john mac

quick search found this..... ...

quick search found this.....

www.supercycles.co.uk
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-04, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By john mac

thanks guys, sounds like a good bike, searching...

thanks guys, sounds like a good bike, searching the forum brings up plenty of specialized fans!!

it looks cool in black also !!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-04, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By john mac

Specialized Allez questions

Hi

I am on the verge of buying a Specializd Allez triple as my next road bike having ridden a cheap bike for a year to see if I take to road biking.
I have looked through these forums for weeks...
01-16-04, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By john mac

< Wanting to buy a bike from USA??

Hi

With the excellent exchange rate at present it is amazingly cheap to buy a road bike from the USA and ship over to the UK. The problem being the risks of being duped etc. Can anyone reccomend...
01-14-04, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By john mac

cheers mate, i will keep looking, money is...

cheers mate, i will keep looking, money is burning a hole in the pocket at the moment and the missus is eyeing up new furniture as we speak so i best get it spent!!! (-:
01-12-04, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By john mac

Thanks, coat firmly hung up!! Not seen or...

Thanks, coat firmly hung up!!

Not seen or heard of Omega bikes, I am a novice to road biking though so there may be some around that I havent seen, sorry!

Been looking for a bike on Ebay but...
Forum: Introductions
01-09-04, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By john mac

Thanks Brendan Swimming is my main exercise...

Thanks Brendan

Swimming is my main exercise anyway over the past 2 years, great for the winter!

Mac
01-09-04, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By john mac

I am new to this forum and ebay, sorry! I'll get...

I am new to this forum and ebay, sorry! I'll get my coat............. >>>>>>>>>>>>>
01-05-04, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By john mac

Great deal on EBAY - wish i was in USA!

Just seen this on EBAY

NEW FUJI TEAM ULTEGRA ROAD BIKE 17lbs medium

Full Ultegra, mean looking machine $995 !!

It is collection only though in USA (Texas, Florida and another ??)

I am in...
01-05-04, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By john mac

Use Palmers Cocoa Butter cream!!! My missus...

Use Palmers Cocoa Butter cream!!! My missus swears by it as the best moisturiser their is, all her friends who have had babies have used it on their bellies whilst pregnant to avoid stretch marks!!
12-31-03, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By john mac

Thanks for all the help I have made a start,...

Thanks for all the help

I have made a start, been the gym 3 times since christmas day and cut out as much sh*t as possible from the diet (difficult at the holiday period!) and feel better already....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-03, 05:30 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,247,448
Posted By john mac

er.... not sure what i have got being an amateur!...

er.... not sure what i have got being an amateur!
Bought it second hand from a LBS (only just sussed out what it stands for!!!), I know its a reynolds frame and the wheels "look" expensive, its 105...
12-24-03, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By john mac

So, here's the "plan"...........

I need to lose about a stone off my gut and ar*e now! :(

I will be going back on the bike this week and will start swimming and lifting weights again.

I have been told to cut out bread and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-03, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By john mac

Anyone ever ridden LeTape du Tour??

Hi all

Has anyone ever had a go at Le Tape du Tour???

Some guys from work want to have a go at it in 2005, I know its a long way off but 2004 is out of the question bearing in mind my current...
Forum: Introductions
12-23-03, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By john mac

Thanks Good advice, will have to take it...

Thanks

Good advice, will have to take it easy, too much too soon will put me back weeks and defeat the object!
Forum: Introductions
12-23-03, 04:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By john mac

Returning to the bike at last!

Hi all

Just thought I would say hello before I start using the forum.

I have decided to get back on the bike after a 12month break! I got out of breath walking the 6 flights up to our office...
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