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Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By waynesworld

Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-13, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By waynesworld

I am a contributing member. What exactly is your...

I am a contributing member. What exactly is your point?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-13, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By waynesworld

Saw that. Also saw 'requires upgraded...

Saw that. Also saw 'requires upgraded membership'. I may have that, but as you alluded to, it seems unlikely that many will see it, let alone respond.

If I no one suggests otherwise, I'll post...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-13, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By waynesworld

Where to post a road bike trade thread

Is there a place, other than here, that I should post a thread looking to trade road bike for road bike? I would like people with road bikes to see the thread, so this seems reasonable. Should it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
Posted By waynesworld

1984 - 1990 ET nuke. 86 - 90 on the USS South...

1984 - 1990 ET nuke. 86 - 90 on the USS South Carolina (RIP) out of Norfolk. Great Lakes - Orlando - Balston Spa prior to the ship.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-13, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By waynesworld

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By waynesworld

Thanks so much! I really like the bars I...

Thanks so much! I really like the bars I switched to (some sort of Ritchey) but I do think I need to move the shifters just a hair higher. I'll work on the rest.

Thanks again for all of your...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,528
Posted By waynesworld

I like handlebar bags, and particularly like that...

I like handlebar bags, and particularly like that one. Very nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By waynesworld

Thanks. I don't have a problem with...

Thanks. I don't have a problem with experimenting, but I wanted opinions, since I don't know bike geometry well. Your suggestions give me some more ideas.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-13, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By waynesworld

Thanks. I'm trying to avoid paying $200 or so...

Thanks. I'm trying to avoid paying $200 or so for that if I can.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-13, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By waynesworld

Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-13, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By waynesworld

Thank you. I've been trying to understand stack...

Thank you. I've been trying to understand stack and reach. That helps.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By waynesworld

Geometry comparison

I don't understand much about bike geometry, and was wondering if someone who does could compare these two bikes and give me feedback. The first is a 2011 BMC Streetracer, which I own in 57 cm size:...
07-25-13, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By waynesworld

Not sure, but what year is your Jake? My 2010...

Not sure, but what year is your Jake? My 2010 came with 35 Conti Speed Kings, and it could have taken wider.
Forum: Commuting
07-25-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 59,089
Posted By waynesworld

I love the Rando Pros. I have the 700x32 on my...

I love the Rando Pros. I have the 700x32 on my Kona Jake (have for quite a while) and they perform great. I may change next time, but that is because I like to try different things, not because of...
07-13-13, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,230
Posted By waynesworld

FWIW, I rode the 2010 Jake in the Mayor's...

FWIW, I rode the 2010 Jake in the Mayor's Twilight Ride last night here in Columbus. It is 25 miles around town in the evening, on all types of roads, including some brick. I chose the Jake over my...
07-12-13, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,230
Posted By waynesworld

Not really, but I ride mine as a road bike / all...

Not really, but I ride mine as a road bike / all arounder. It is fantastic for that. For my uses, I've added a rack. I also changed the seat. I really haven't done much else, except for lights...
07-09-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,230
Posted By waynesworld

Those actually do appear to be the stock wheels,...

Those actually do appear to be the stock wheels, Andy. I have a 2010 Jake, and it came with those crazy blue wheels.

Great choice OP! I like mine a lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-13, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,802
Posted By waynesworld

Looks like a great bike. I also have the SR02,...

Looks like a great bike. I also have the SR02, and like it quite a lot. I love the way BMCs look, so that doesn't hurt either :)
Forum: Commuting
06-05-13, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,545
Posted By waynesworld

Me too. It is very nice.

Me too. It is very nice.
Forum: Commuting
05-30-13, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,068
Posted By waynesworld

I think that Trek 850 for $70 looks great. It...

I think that Trek 850 for $70 looks great. It would probably be my pick for riding around a college campus. I have a Trek 850 with street-oriented tires (some can be had cheap) and it's great.
Forum: Foo
05-19-13, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By waynesworld

Thanks Siu? I recommended the same thing 3...

Thanks Siu? I recommended the same thing 3 minutes before :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-13, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,305
Posted By waynesworld

Which KEEN sandal is that, and how do you like...

Which KEEN sandal is that, and how do you like them? I have Daytonas in 10.5, and Newport 2's in 11.5. I think I need a larger size in the closed-toe sandals. I would like to get a pair of their...
Forum: Foo
05-16-13, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By waynesworld

I use an Ekobrew insert with whatever coffee I...

I use an Ekobrew insert with whatever coffee I choose. That way you can find one that you really like, and it's about 1/10 the price. Make sure the Ekobrew works with your machine first though. I...
05-12-13, 04:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 31,091
Posted By waynesworld

Hand pain can be a fit issue. Different grips...

Hand pain can be a fit issue. Different grips may help. Hybrid bars don't offer a lot of hand positions, which can be a problem.
Forum: Commuting
05-12-13, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By waynesworld

It sounds like you're describing the Vittoria...

It sounds like you're describing the Vittoria Rubino Pro Slick. I have Rubino Pros (non-slick) from last year that I have yet to mount, as I am not entirely convinced that tread is useless on a...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-13, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By waynesworld

Interesting. This one fits me, so that works. ...

Interesting. This one fits me, so that works. It is a very nice pack.
Forum: Commuting
05-07-13, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By waynesworld

I used it today for my commute. Left the tags on...

I used it today for my commute. Left the tags on for the ride in, and most of the day. Just before leaving I tore them off. I'll be keeping it.

Again, it really is big. I put this in the...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-13, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By waynesworld

Well, I did find the Momentum 34 M/L locally and...

Well, I did find the Momentum 34 M/L locally and bought it today. It's big, but seems a much better form factor for me than the Metron. I just loaded it up with most of the stuff for a commute, and...
Forum: Foo
05-01-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,058
Posted By waynesworld

As much as I like Craig, and how raw his Bond...

As much as I like Craig, and how raw his Bond movies are, I agree with this. Skyfall just wasn't up to par. I don't expect realism in an action movie, but Skyfall was eyebrow-raising, even in real...
Forum: Foo
05-01-13, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,058
Posted By waynesworld

I picked Craig. I'm in my late 40's, and I've...

I picked Craig. I'm in my late 40's, and I've seen all of them. The only one that is close, IMHO, is Connery.

Not that others sucked, but they all played the role differently. The movies have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,199
Posted By waynesworld

50/34 - 11/28. It's what came on my road...

50/34 - 11/28.

It's what came on my road bike and it works fine here in flat central Ohio. When I get to some hills we'll see. I'm not a particularly strong cyclist, but the 34/28 combo seems...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By waynesworld

I just printed out the shipping label and...

I just printed out the shipping label and packaged the bag for return. Still not sure what I'm getting.
Forum: Commuting
04-26-13, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By waynesworld

Thanks. Decisions...

Thanks. Decisions...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-13, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By waynesworld

Thanks. I'm still not sure what I'll do. I do...

Thanks. I'm still not sure what I'll do. I do like the looks of the Momentum. Vlaam mentioned that he prefers the 26 over the 34, and I think I can understand that after seeing the Metron 35.
...
04-23-13, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By waynesworld

I have Vittoria Randonneur Pros in 32 on my Jake,...

I have Vittoria Randonneur Pros in 32 on my Jake, and they've done well. The Pros are folding, but the non-pro version is wire bead. The ones Andy suggested also look nice, as do the Randonneur...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By waynesworld

I got the Metron 35 today, and I'm still not sure...

I got the Metron 35 today, and I'm still not sure whether or not to keep it. I got the black. The piping on the flap is brown (the one in the Amazon pic had gray piping) and kind of ugly. It is...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-13, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By waynesworld

Ok, I didn't wait long for input. I ordered the...

Ok, I didn't wait long for input. I ordered the Metron 35. I will update this thread when I get it.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-13, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By waynesworld

Wow. Had myself pretty much sold on the Momentum...

Wow. Had myself pretty much sold on the Momentum and now see it is $44 more expensive! That is a big difference. Back to the drawing board.
Forum: Commuting
04-19-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By waynesworld

Thanks vlaam. The more I read about them, the...

Thanks vlaam. The more I read about them, the more I think I prefer the Momentum to the Metron. I still think I want the 34 though... You get all that stuff in the 26? That's incredible. Is...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By waynesworld

Osprey Metron 35 vs. Momentum 34

I want a backpack for commuting to/from work, and I am seriously considering these two. So far I haven't found either model locally to compare. The closest I've seen was the Quantum, which seems...
Forum: Foo
04-04-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 807
Posted By waynesworld

This is what I am going to do, if I get a home...

This is what I am going to do, if I get a home phone at all, which I'm thinking I will.
Forum: Commuting
03-13-13, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,391
Posted By waynesworld

Those look a lot like my Felt Albert bars, and I...

Those look a lot like my Felt Albert bars, and I love those. Nice.
Forum: Foo
03-09-13, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By waynesworld

That is not good enough for me.

That is not good enough for me.
03-09-13, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,879
Posted By waynesworld

Rode my hybrid today for the first time in almost a year

And it was great. I've been riding my other bikes, and ignoring my hybrid (Felt X:City D, 2009). It was a social ride with about 60 people, maybe 20 or so miles. It's really a great bike. I'm...
Forum: Foo
03-04-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By waynesworld

1792 Ridgemont Reserve. Cheaper than Woodford,...

1792 Ridgemont Reserve. Cheaper than Woodford, and better (IMHO). Spicy, not too sweet, nice burn, and just plain tastes great.
Forum: Foo
03-04-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 948
Posted By waynesworld

Pilsner Urquell. Failing that, any Czech beer...

Pilsner Urquell. Failing that, any Czech beer will do, as I have never had a bad one.

20grit: What? Which Czech beers do you like?
02-24-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,105
Posted By waynesworld

Very nice!

Very nice!
02-23-13, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,033
Posted By waynesworld

I have Diamondback Sounds on one bike and...

I have Diamondback Sounds on one bike and Diamondback Bigfoots on another. Way less than $40 on Amazon, and they both work great.
Forum: Foo
02-23-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,491
Posted By waynesworld

"B****es be crazy." - Dr. Sheldon...

"B****es be crazy." - Dr. Sheldon Cooper
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