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Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-16, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By burningthighs

:lol::lol: yeah, it almost looked like a...

:lol::lol:

yeah, it almost looked like a men's bike to me (except the pink highlight), but like someone mentioned above, it's a female bike. I probably won't pursue it. Plus, the asking price...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-16, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By burningthighs

so it's not that fancy supersix thingy. ...

so it's not that fancy supersix thingy.
Curious, why do you say it's stolen? because he didn't know much about the bike?

When I talked to him, he sounded like an older gentleman.(not that old...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-16, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By burningthighs

Anyone able to idenfity what bike this is?

https://images.craigslist.org/00k0k_aeHV8iJRSEk_600x450.jpg


I saw this bike on craigslist, and am wondering if this is supersix or just a different itertation from cannondale.
I called the...
12-28-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,695
Posted By burningthighs

seems like most people go with velcro or bungee...

seems like most people go with velcro or bungee cord. I could have tried those, but these caught my eyes for some reason. I will find out how good it is pretty soon.
12-28-16, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,695
Posted By burningthighs

I actually saw that one on some youtube video for...

I actually saw that one on some youtube video for repair purposes, then I thought why not use it for holding the wheel straight on a rack.. Read up a little on it and it will not be too secure and...
12-28-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,695
Posted By burningthighs

no, but my first one was. Didn't last too long...

no, but my first one was. Didn't last too long for sure.:p
12-28-16, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,695
Posted By burningthighs

it must have worked fine. It could have saved me...

it must have worked fine. It could have saved me a few pennies :)
12-28-16, 04:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,695
Posted By burningthighs

I thought that until my wife started riding short...

I thought that until my wife started riding short distances with me. When I put two bikes on the track together, I am afraid movement of the front tires could damage the spokes on the other bike.
...
12-28-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,695
Posted By burningthighs

What's your favorite way to tie down your front wheel/handle bar when bike is on rack

I've been digging online and saw mostly velcro straps or bungee cord options.
And I was just browsing walmart section yesterday and found this. I haven't tried it on the bike yet, but it looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-16, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By burningthighs

that synapse is aluminum. Carbon is for the...

that synapse is aluminum.

Carbon is for the bike on my last post. Ruby.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-16, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By burningthighs

for example, I see this bike on craigslist for...

for example, I see this bike on craigslist for $1000 used, full carbon, nice bike, but it's equipped with sora groupo. It has a carbon frame, but the fact that it's equipped with the second or third...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-16, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By burningthighs

I think the tiagra bike I got for $300 was a...

I think the tiagra bike I got for $300 was a steal. I don't think there will be a better deal any time soon.
What I realized while I was shopping was that a lot of bikes that are quite pricey come...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By burningthighs

I am still very new to the scene, so I didn't...

I am still very new to the scene, so I didn't even pay attention to components, etc.
Recently found out that there are hierarchy of shimano components, highest being dura ace, ultegra, then 105 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-16, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By burningthighs

2014 Cannondale synapse for $400.. Worth it?

After acquiring the felt team issue f95, now i am looking for another bike so I can ride with my wife.
This seems like a good deal.

Assuming everything is in described condition, is this worth...
11-22-16, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By burningthighs

I wasn't ready to purchase $450 bike yet, so went...

I wasn't ready to purchase $450 bike yet, so went for the felt team issue. It's in great condition and rides very smoothly. Thanks everyone for your advice, even though I was only left with one...
11-21-16, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By burningthighs

Since you some of you guys suggested that there...

Since you some of you guys suggested that there may be some other parts that may eventually need servicing down the road, do you guys think it's smarter to purchase something newer?

I found a...
11-21-16, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By burningthighs

I have a medium size bike (52cm or so i believe)...

I have a medium size bike (52cm or so i believe) that fits me well. Felt bike is around that dimension and the seller is about the same height as I am. Assuming our body proportions aren't way off...
11-21-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By burningthighs

anyone know what year / model this is? it was...

anyone know what year / model this is?
it was priced at $300 as well.

https://images.craigslist.org/00505_hHOpHBomcFw_1200x900.jpg
11-21-16, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By burningthighs

I live in Florida, and it's perfect weather to...

I live in Florida, and it's perfect weather to ride these days. It's a small private graduate school with only 400 students and lots of cameras in the parking lot. I think my $10 master lock should...
11-21-16, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By burningthighs

so as far as the $$ are concerend, $300 is a...

so as far as the $$ are concerend, $300 is a pretty good price for either one?
11-21-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By burningthighs

thanks for the detailed answer. I am sure you...

thanks for the detailed answer. I am sure you hate all these newb questions that pop up time to time.
I am not riding in a hilly area, it's pretty flat and commute is pretty short (about 5 miles...
11-21-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By burningthighs

problem with word choice, I didn't talk them...

problem with word choice, I didn't talk them down, I should have said "I asked them their rock bottom price" and these are the prices they gave me, which happen to be the same for both.
Forum: Introductions
11-20-16, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By burningthighs

thanks for the advice! Will check it out!

thanks for the advice! Will check it out!
Forum: Introductions
11-20-16, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By burningthighs

started riding in Florida

started riding again for short commute in the morning to school.

Nice to meet ya folks
11-20-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By burningthighs

help a newb pick a bike

Hi, I am trying to upgrade from my el cheapo bike from dick's sporting goods to a nice road bike for my short commute to school everyday.

Saw these two bikes on craigslist. Felt f90 team issue...
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