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07-14-12, 08:07 PM
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Posted By SpoonyGSR

Comfortable bar riser/extensions.

Hey guys, I bought a hybrid due to the fact that I hate to be hunkered over. I make due with what I have now, a completely flat bar. However I am planning on riding a century in the fall, and I...
06-06-10, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By SpoonyGSR

no.. i wouldn't use that bike on anything besides...

no.. i wouldn't use that bike on anything besides pavement roads/trails. With the narrow fork in the front, i dont think you could even put a mountain bike tire on there.. I would rent another bike.
06-06-10, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By SpoonyGSR

yea.. those positions.. plus i have the ergons...

yea.. those positions.. plus i have the ergons with the longer bar ends.. so lots of positions.. hahah.. thanks man
06-06-10, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Yea, I have seen those bars, i would much rather...

Yea, I have seen those bars, i would much rather stick with my stock bar setup, and just find some aero bars that 'clip on' profile design makes a few..
I just dont want to be that hunkered over...
06-06-10, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,532
Posted By SpoonyGSR

i dont think you will be able to put your stock...

i dont think you will be able to put your stock grips on that bar.. it will be difficult to get your brakes and shifters on there as well.. I dont know if the clamp comes apart on them.

That bar...
06-05-10, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Yea, i dont really care about looks.. im looking...

Yea, i dont really care about looks.. im looking for versatility as you are.. That looks pretty awesome, and comfy to ride.

Also, do you have a stem that rises your bars up?
06-05-10, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By SpoonyGSR

im actually talking about aero tt bars..

im actually talking about aero tt bars..
06-05-10, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Hybrid TT bars

Anyone have TT bars on their hybrid.. i passed a guy on the local trail today with them on his hybrid.. looked good.. i'm always looking for other positions for my hands (have ergons already)
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Forum: Southeast
05-20-10, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Hey.. I live in Orange Park, and im looking for...

Hey.. I live in Orange Park, and im looking for people to ride with as well.. i usually ride the Jax/baldwin trail a few times a week.
Forum: Southeast
05-20-10, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,882
Posted By SpoonyGSR

West Orange Trail, like most people are saying, i...

West Orange Trail, like most people are saying, i took the trip down there last weekend and did 46 miles.. i entered the trail after the rough spot in Apopka. (My mother rode through the rough spot,...
05-20-10, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Lol.. i can picture it in my head.. glad you are...

Lol.. i can picture it in my head.. glad you are ok.
05-06-10, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By SpoonyGSR

I have the 3g, but I havent used it outside my...

I have the 3g, but I havent used it outside my home (Wifi)
05-06-10, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,463
Posted By SpoonyGSR

26mph.. flat ground.. not many hils here in...

26mph.. flat ground.. not many hils here in Florida.. lol

Edit:
I hit 32.7 last weekend.. w00t..
05-05-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By SpoonyGSR

haha first post for meeee.

haha first post for meeee.
05-05-10, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Sweet...

First post using an ipad
05-03-10, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 908
Posted By SpoonyGSR

I like the metal irons.. but i carry a small set...

I like the metal irons.. but i carry a small set of plastics in my bag.. they have worked well for me.
05-03-10, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 908
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Underseat bag 1 tube irons 3 CO2...

Underseat bag

1 tube
irons
3 CO2 cylinders
nozzle
patch
presta/schrader adapter
4 quarters
05-01-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,576
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Yea.. I take it that the garmin has the chest...

Yea.. I take it that the garmin has the chest strap, so it is constantly taking your heart rate into calories burned.. and im sure the software that you set up, had you put in your weight and some...
05-01-10, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By SpoonyGSR

thats a big stem.. maybe some beefier zip ties? ...

thats a big stem.. maybe some beefier zip ties? So you can really crank down on them? Or somehow mount it to a flat section on your handle bar?

Congrats on the 705... i want one bad.
05-01-10, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,576
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Depending on your weight that might be accurate. ...

Depending on your weight that might be accurate.

For my weight, cycling for an hour at 14-16 mph i burn about 1200 calories (using a bodybugg)

this calculator is the most accurate one i have...
05-01-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By SpoonyGSR

I felt it today too.. I rode 30 miles, 15.4...

I felt it today too..

I rode 30 miles, 15.4 avg 25.3 max 1 hour 53 mins

First time I rode this route without something going wrong (rain, flats, etc.)

It was extremely hot today, almost 93...
04-25-10, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Awesome.. keep at it.. my gf does body combat...

Awesome.. keep at it.. my gf does body combat class.. I want to go with her.. she says its great.
04-23-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Negative and positive experiences today....

So I started a 30 mile ride today with some fresh tubes..

At about the 3 mile mark, I noticed a noise coming for my front rim.. I stop, and see the tire bubbling out, with a bit of tube hanging...
04-23-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 21,393
Posted By SpoonyGSR

I talked to my LBS and they pointed me to some...

I talked to my LBS and they pointed me to some 700 x 25 tubes.
04-23-10, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,268
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Looks nice and clean for a 96. If you got a...

Looks nice and clean for a 96.

If you got a good price for her, i would say good find.
04-23-10, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,824
Posted By SpoonyGSR

What works for me.. -coffee -eating...

What works for me..

-coffee
-eating smaller meals.
-eating frequently ( I eat something every 2 hours)
-lots of water
-protein and carbs at every meal/snack. It will help keep you full.

I...
04-22-10, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By SpoonyGSR

ugh.. sweet god..

ugh.. sweet god..
04-22-10, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By SpoonyGSR

i have the same problem.. Old navy, has a nice...

i have the same problem.. Old navy, has a nice selection of jeans, that are quality, and for a good price, I get the relaxed boot cut jeans and they have enough room for my legs and calf's.
04-22-10, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By SpoonyGSR

wow.. i have been looking for something like this...

wow.. i have been looking for something like this in the area.. Im in orange park. Do you ride the jax baldwinn trail at all?


You have to raise 150 to even be able to ride.. i dont know if i...
04-21-10, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,610
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Target has some nice women hybrid bikes, my gf...

Target has some nice women hybrid bikes, my gf just got one when i went and bought mine.. its on sale for 200 this week.. same components as the tourist.
04-21-10, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By SpoonyGSR

hmm.. wish i could help.. that sounds like it...

hmm.. wish i could help.. that sounds like it sucks.. i would sit father back on the saddle.

never had that happen to me
04-19-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 21,393
Posted By SpoonyGSR

ok.. so what is the tube size i need... every...

ok.. so what is the tube size i need... every store online sells them differently.
04-19-10, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 21,393
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Tire/ tube sizing help..

I recently got a flat.. i patched it up just fine, however, I would like to buy a few spare tubes to have in case of emergency.

My tires have a few things written on it.

(28x 1 5/8 x 1 1/8)...
04-15-10, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,080
Posted By SpoonyGSR

I almost in the same boat you guys are in.. im...

I almost in the same boat you guys are in.. im looking for large platforms clipless pedals.. I have a size 13 also.
04-15-10, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,185
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Ok, I rode 10 miles this morning, and I was...

Ok, I rode 10 miles this morning, and I was impressed. Very smooth, and very quick. The bike shop tune up made a huge difference. The seat was fine too, I had some worries about it too, but it was...
04-14-10, 10:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,185
Posted By SpoonyGSR

Hey bud.. saw the pic of your bike.. looks good.....

Hey bud.. saw the pic of your bike.. looks good..

And yea, my gears were a little screwy out of the box, I had the LBS take a look at it all, and give a once over, and its a different bike.. ...
04-13-10, 10:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,185
Posted By SpoonyGSR

awesome.. i just picked it up today at the LBS,...

awesome.. i just picked it up today at the LBS, the bike is in the shop for adjustments. I dont think im ready to mess around with adjusting the gears yet. 45 dollars and they are checking...
04-13-10, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,564,698
Posted By SpoonyGSR

the ergo grips are nice, i havent gone on a long...

the ergo grips are nice, i havent gone on a long ride yet though,

they came stock on the bike, which is a schwinn.. they sell them at target, i think.
04-13-10, 06:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,053
Posted By SpoonyGSR

thats pretty neato

thats pretty neato
04-12-10, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,564,698
Posted By SpoonyGSR

2009 Schwinn Tourist. Beginner bike, $250...

2009 Schwinn Tourist.

Beginner bike, $250 from Target.

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b261/SpoonyGSR/2010-04-12115729.jpg?t=1271089459
04-12-10, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,185
Posted By SpoonyGSR

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b261/SpoonyGSR/2...

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b261/SpoonyGSR/2010-04-12115729.jpg?t=1271089459
04-11-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,185
Posted By SpoonyGSR

I just picked this bike up today... 250,...

I just picked this bike up today...

250, components are decent, I was going to buy a trek 7.3, but it was going to be a while due to the 600 dollar price tag.

I just wanted to ride, and I knew...
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