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10-21-18, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,479
Posted By 69isfine

Followup question. Did you switch to flat pedals...

Followup question. Did you switch to flat pedals or stay with clipless?
10-21-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,720
Posted By 69isfine

Interesting parallel to my evolution with bikes....

Interesting parallel to my evolution with bikes. I bought a diamondback hybrid from a pawn shop to see if cycling was going to work for me. Then bought a used aluminum road bike, and after a bike...
10-21-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,206
Posted By 69isfine

I prefer disc brakes. Itís wet here and Iím more...

I prefer disc brakes. Itís wet here and Iím more comfortable with the braking power of the discs
10-10-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,479
Posted By 69isfine

Yes, Doc will help with any decision

Yes, Doc will help with any decision
10-10-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,479
Posted By 69isfine

Thanks, hopefully, I can have your luck. I’m just...

Thanks, hopefully, I can have your luck. I’m just thinking of the time to get back on track. I am antsy these days since I can’t do much.
10-10-18, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,479
Posted By 69isfine

Cycling after hip replacement

I am 2 weeks post op on my right hip and itching to get back to cycling.

If you had the same surgery, can you share journey to get in the saddle? Did you change anything on your setup? I have a...
03-16-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,736
Posted By 69isfine

I am looking one for the beach area around here...

I am looking one for the beach area around here as well. Do you do anything special about the salt water/rust. Ie prep or cleaning.
01-12-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,749
Posted By 69isfine

Huh?

Huh?
06-25-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By 69isfine

2 rides with new cassette. Results are great. I...

2 rides with new cassette. Results are great. I went up some challenging hills smoothly.
06-22-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By 69isfine

If your bike has value, check with the bike store...

If your bike has value, check with the bike store carrying your brand, they can look into the code for you as well as recommend a painter.
06-22-13, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By 69isfine

Prince George rides

Spending 4 days there with son's soccer. Are there any good rides? I will have my cyclocross bike and possibly a full suspension 27 sp dept store bike.
06-13-13, 07:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By 69isfine

Happy Anniversary

It's the 1 year anniversary today for my accident where a car crossed in front of me while i was coming down a hill in a bike lane; light/helmet, yes and I flew through the air with no style points....
06-13-13, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By 69isfine

Funny, but lets not get personal. How would I...

Funny, but lets not get personal. How would I spit my chaw?
06-13-13, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By 69isfine

I don't have a cadence meter. Just a huff and...

I don't have a cadence meter. Just a huff and puff. Since my bike is a cyclocross (jake the snake), I find the sudden hills I come across on the trail as challenging and actually just off the bike to...
06-10-13, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By 69isfine

Benefits of adding 2 teeth

I have an opportunity to from a 12-28 105 cassette to a 12-30 ultegra on a 2012 Kona jake the snake. Will I notice the benefits on hills. I have quite a few hills to climb since I am going on a...
05-02-13, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 709
Posted By 69isfine

Banff Canmore K country biking

I have a trip planned with Canmore as my home base. My son has 29er and I have a cross bike with 38's and 25's tires. Where are the best trails for both bikes riding together. K country has some...
12-10-12, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,020
Posted By 69isfine

I have the same issue. PT applied traction to the...

I have the same issue. PT applied traction to the hip area to create more space which gave it a release to do exercises. The ones that helps were core, lunges on a bosu ball, hamstring stretches, ...
12-08-12, 11:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,734
Posted By 69isfine

I sweat thinking about my ride. I bought a...

I sweat thinking about my ride. I bought a showers pass club pro from ll bean and like everything about it. For heat and moisture, I wind up zipping the front down or the bottom up. It also has small...
12-08-12, 10:33 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,128
Posted By 69isfine

Not sure about that, driver is supposed to make...

Not sure about that, driver is supposed to make sure path is clear before proceeding whether it be a right turn or left. I had a car accident where the driver coming straight through ran a yellow...
11-30-12, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,421
Posted By 69isfine

Wow, glad it worked out. How much to tide to...

Wow, glad it worked out. How much to tide to Winnipeg?
10-29-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By 69isfine

I went to the website. Looks like good feedback....

I went to the website. Looks like good feedback. I also found a Showers Pass Club Pro for $79 plus free shipping on ll bean. http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/64364?attrValue_0=Yellow/Black

Any...
10-23-12, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By 69isfine

How is the body fit on these jackets? I am...

How is the body fit on these jackets? I am thinking about buying online, but leery of the slim cuts on cycling gear.
10-22-12, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By 69isfine

Did you counter? If no, then ask for the added...

Did you counter? If no, then ask for the added $. Also, the buyer may have something to throw in that you can use. Ie tires, etc. $425 plus....
10-15-12, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By 69isfine

That's a good route. Less snow for sure. You will...

That's a good route. Less snow for sure. You will hit rain, rain, rain. That's why the trees grow so well here. If you are not particular with direction, go north to south. Winds blow more favourably...
10-08-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 869
Posted By 69isfine

Depends on where you are. There are 14 different...

Depends on where you are. There are 14 different local govts and they manage their own area. Main roads will get salt or liquid. Side roads where most of us ride do not. The goose does not get...
10-08-12, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By 69isfine

Weather will be a big issue. Calgary had snow...

Weather will be a big issue. Calgary had snow forecast. I think the Fraser canyon is better than coquihalla. At this time of year, motels will be cheaper in some towns... Usually the ones with...
10-01-12, 03:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By 69isfine

Score!! Great deal!!

Score!! Great deal!!
09-27-12, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By 69isfine

Entry level. You may get more off a trade.

Entry level. You may get more off a trade.
09-07-12, 07:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,182
Posted By 69isfine

I can empathize. I was hit while riding in a bike...

I can empathize. I was hit while riding in a bike lane in June. Car crossed in front of me and i sailed 20ft Although helmet was scraped, you can never know what happened to your brain. I still...
09-07-12, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By 69isfine

Trail on map with broken lines is not real. Only...

Trail on map with broken lines is not real. Only proposed.
07-29-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By 69isfine

Transcanada Trail Victoria to Duncan

Has anyone tried this trail? Looks interesting on their maps. http://tctrail.ca/explore-the-trail/
07-23-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,838
Posted By 69isfine

I just saw the 2013 jake today. As noted by...

I just saw the 2013 jake today. As noted by others, the 105 has been replaced with tiagra for the rear derailuer. Color is a bland gray. perhaps to make less flashy for thieves. The discs are far...
07-23-12, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By 69isfine

Here's the skinny. If I stay at home, I will pay...

Here's the skinny. If I stay at home, I will pay 10% for shopping, 13% for duty, and 12% for taxes. Plus no service deal. To save $, I like the idea of getting it in Oregon. Good reason to visit one...
07-23-12, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By 69isfine

REI bike purchase and shipping to Canada

I see the 2012 Raleigh Rx 1.0 are being sold from REI outlet for $1200 which is about $500 less than here in Canada. Shipping is 10% which is far less than my cost to take a ferry and pick it up. Has...
07-20-12, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,838
Posted By 69isfine

Discs are where bikes are heading so at least you...

Discs are where bikes are heading so at least you would be with the curve. I have been looking at the jake line as well and then saw that a ***** inc has disc already. Same price as the snake so I...
11-23-11, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By 69isfine

I use them. I bike to work with shimano clip in...

I use them. I bike to work with shimano clip in shoes and if I need to go somewhere during the day, I use the platform side with work shoes. They are heavier but work well for me.
11-13-11, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 905
Posted By 69isfine

New old model with drop bars

I was bike shopping today and a LBS has a 2010 Marin Fairfax with drop bars, road cassette and sti 2300 shifters. All in price is $780 including upgraded tires. Is this a great deal. I am looking to...
10-10-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,137
Posted By 69isfine

I wound up buying a Mavic wheel with double...

I wound up buying a Mavic wheel with double butted spokes and shimano hubs along with a 700x38 tire to protect the rim. Total cost was $100. One last try.
10-01-11, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,137
Posted By 69isfine

Spoke upgrade vs new wheels

I just had some spokes replaced after many miles of riding to work (30 miles round trip). The LBS said the spokes were cheap and I should replace all of them with beefier ones for $100. They also...
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