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Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-05, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By mister_hl

How do you track performance?

Hey...

Just wondering...does anyone here keep a record of their rides. If so, how do you measure your performance?

Average Speed?
Total Time?

Have fun! Summer is here!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-05, 12:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,460
Posted By mister_hl

Specialized? Good? Not mentioned here much

Hello:

I've been reading alot of the threads here, trying to learn about Road Biking, etc. I've noticed alot of different brands being mentioned often (Felt, Trek, Cannondale).

It seems that...
05-12-04, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By mister_hl

What size slick tire on Spec Hardrock

Hello...i've read the threads on slick tires for mtb.

A question though, I currently have the stock "Ground Control" tires on my Spec Hardrock (29 X1.95 i believe)...

What size slick tire will...
04-27-04, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By mister_hl

Setting goals

Hello everyone...

I was wondering...how does everyone here set their cycling goals?

Do you guys just go riding when you feel like it?

Or do you aim to achieve 'X' amount of kilometres a...
08-24-03, 12:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By mister_hl

Bought mine from a bike shop. After doing alot...

Bought mine from a bike shop. After doing alot of research online, I went to try out several different brands / models.

Basically, the shop had the best price and nice down to earth service.
08-16-03, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,293
Posted By mister_hl

Changing handlebar to save weight

Hi:

I was just looking around the threads regarding changing handlebars.

Does the handlebar make that big of a difference? Do you guys change them mostly for weight?

How much weight...
08-01-03, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,538
Posted By mister_hl

Thanks guys...I'll give it a try!

Thanks guys...I'll give it a try!
07-31-03, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,538
Posted By mister_hl

Removing Rear wheel

HellO;

Does anyone have any hints on removing the rear wheel?

It appears that I have to remove the chain and let it hang.....and the rear derailleur hangs there as well....

Any tips?
07-28-03, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By mister_hl

Specialized Body Geometry Seat

Hi:

Has anyone here used the Specialized Body Geometry Seat?

Does the groove in the back (men's version) make a big difference?

I'm thinking of getting one and wondering if anyone has any...
07-27-03, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,506
Posted By mister_hl

Tune up - how long does it take avg?

Hi:

When I purchased my bike, the shop told me to take it in after approx. 20 hours for a tune-up, adjust the cables.

Does anyone know how long a tune-up like this usually takes (the first tune...
07-08-03, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By mister_hl

Any people from Vancouver?

Hello:

I was wondering if anyone here is from Vancouver. If so, where do you ride? Can you suggest any nice city rides and easy trail rides?
07-03-03, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By mister_hl

Hello: Back problems are pretty tough to get...

Hello:

Back problems are pretty tough to get rid of, but doing exercises on the exercise ball worked wonders for me.

This works especially well if your back is sore/bad due to improper posture...
06-29-03, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 873
Posted By mister_hl

Hi there... I read alot of messages on this...

Hi there...

I read alot of messages on this board when looking for my bike.

In you will see a barrage of negative reaction from people about buying department store bikes, etc.

Things to...
06-29-03, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By mister_hl

Thanks for the info guys! I'll try it out!

Thanks for the info guys!

I'll try it out!
06-29-03, 12:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,246
Posted By mister_hl

I think the Norco's are build in British...

I think the Norco's are build in British Columbia...at least that's where the company started out i believe.
06-29-03, 12:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,243
Posted By mister_hl

Hi there... You may want to do a search on...

Hi there...

You may want to do a search on this site for bike suggestions.

I was in the same price range / usage as you are when I was looking for my bike.

For about $300 USD ($400...
06-29-03, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By mister_hl

How Often? Far? Tips to get in shape?

Hey everyone:

Just wondering how often everyone rides and how far they ride each time?

I'm riding about 3 times a week, 10-15km each time...just starting out really.

Anyone have any tips /...
06-29-03, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By mister_hl

Hi there... Check out the Specialized...

Hi there...

Check out the Specialized Hardrock, Trek 4100 or the Norco Scrambler...all within/approx. your price range.

Btw: Does anyone know where to find the weights of specialized bikes?
06-26-03, 10:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,246
Posted By mister_hl

I tried a Norco Scrambler when shopping. Not a...

I tried a Norco Scrambler when shopping. Not a bad bike for entry level (which is what i was looking for)...

Ended up going with Specialized, but the Norco was a strong 2nd choice...
06-22-03, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By mister_hl

Lube and cleaning

Hey Everyone:

I just wanted to get an idea of how often you guys clean and lube your bikes...

After every ride? Every 20km/50km/100km?

What general maintenance should be done once in a...
06-14-03, 12:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By mister_hl

Hello... Nice bike! I recently purchased...

Hello...

Nice bike! I recently purchased the CrMo version of the Hardrock (couldn't justify the extra $75 for the Hardrock aluminum model)....

I'm just riding around the neighbourhood so...
05-25-03, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 27,892
Posted By mister_hl

Why single speed?

Hello:

I'm new to biking and curious as to why people ride the single speed bikes? What is it about single speeds that makes them interesting? Is it b/c of the lighter bike? A better workout?
...
05-24-03, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By mister_hl

What happened to Infinity?

Hello:

Does anyone know what happened to the bike manufacturer called Infinity? I cannot find their website or anything about them online...

Thanks!
05-22-03, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By mister_hl

Good customer service

Hey:

Just thought I'd report a tidbit of service info....

I email Specialized last night with a question about a bike...and received a response today! Very good service and answered my...
Forum: Introductions
05-20-03, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By mister_hl

Hi: I'm thinking of a Specialized Hardrock...

Hi:

I'm thinking of a Specialized Hardrock Cr-Mo....

Any opinions?
05-20-03, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,379
Posted By mister_hl

Thanks for the advice! Does anyone know if...

Thanks for the advice!

Does anyone know if the grip shifts on the Specialized Hardrock ChroMo can be switched to EZ Fire?
05-19-03, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By mister_hl

Hello: I've found mtbreview ...

Hello:

I've found mtbreview

http://www.mtbreview.com

To be very useful in my search for a bike.!
Forum: Introductions
05-19-03, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By mister_hl

Hello!

Hi Everyone,

I was asked to do an intro, so here it is!

I'm from Canada (Vancouver), and came across this excellent forum while researching for a new bike! (My first mtn bike).

Anyways,...
05-19-03, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,379
Posted By mister_hl

Bike Advice:Specialized Hardrock ChrMo

Hello:

I'm looking to get a new bike in the USD$280 range ($400 canadian). I'm new to riding and will ride mostly on pavement, light trails in the park etc.

From my research, I've noticed the...
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