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02-12-17, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By kshapero

Only had the bike for a few days. Will wait a...

Only had the bike for a few days. Will wait a month and revisit the issue. Thanks all for the input
02-12-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By kshapero

Good stuff I will look into it.

Good stuff I will look into it.
02-12-17, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By kshapero

Does 680 mm seem long to folks? My former bike...

Does 680 mm seem long to folks? My former bike (Specialized Sirrus), if I remember correctly, had a much shorter bar.
02-12-17, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By kshapero

680 mm. Does it have to be this long?

Just got a Cannondale Quick CX 2. Handlebar is 680 mm long. It seems way too wide. Are their shorter ones out there? Of course this is a flat bar.
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02-09-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,663
Posted By kshapero

Leave it on or take it in?

I have expensive (to me anyway) lights and a computer on my bike. When I go into a building and lock up my bike outside, I often wonder should I take my lights and computer in with me or just leave...
02-09-17, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7,403
Views: 2,166,718
Posted By kshapero

Quick CX 2 ...

Quick CX 2

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02-07-17, 09:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,213
Posted By kshapero

What brands fit this criteria?

What brands fit this criteria?
02-07-17, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By kshapero

Yes I went CX.

Yes I went CX.
02-07-17, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By kshapero

http://cf-prd.cannondale.com/~/media/Images/Dorel/...

http://cf-prd.cannondale.com/~/media/Images/Dorel/Products/Bikes/C31237M-C31237M602X/Variants/C31237M602X/images/c17_c31237m_gry_1.ashx?vs=1&d=20160711T124920Z?mw=946&mh=630
02-01-17, 11:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 704
Posted By kshapero

Felt Versa Speed 10

Man, an aluminum frame with Ultegra all around. Anyone have or seen this jewel?
01-31-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,873
Posted By kshapero

Like what? I have a flat bar bike with bar ends...

Like what? I have a flat bar bike with bar ends and I have rode over 50 miles at a pop with no problems.
01-26-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 853,751
Posted By kshapero

My Enzo Electric folding bike. Yehaa!! ...

My Enzo Electric folding bike. Yehaa!!

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Forum: For Sale
01-24-17, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,547
Posted By kshapero

FS Enzo Folding Electric Bike

GO FASTER WITH LESS EFFORT, Only 78 miles on the Odometer, As New Bought at $1600, sale for $800

Powered by our state of the art 36Volt 10.4amp lithium-Ion battery and 350 watt motor capable of...
01-24-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,836
Posted By kshapero

I usually ride a 56 but based on this thread I...

I usually ride a 56 but based on this thread I went for the 54 and it fits fine (6 ft, 200 lbs). Went graveling today (first time) held up fine. Of course it is not a mountain bike (no mountains or...
01-23-17, 04:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,836
Posted By kshapero

Quoted sale price was $649. Had a $50 off coupon....

Quoted sale price was $649. Had a $50 off coupon. Then at the cash out they offered me a 2 year tune up coupon for $70 which they said would be rebated back to me in a day or so. Boom $529. (I think...
01-23-17, 04:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,124
Posted By kshapero

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/347/31608103644_70d3...

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01-23-17, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,124
Posted By kshapero

I just got it the Access Old Turnpike Gravel...

I just got it the Access Old Turnpike Gravel Bike. I was using a 56 cm frame but got the 54 cm frame and I am very pleased.
01-21-17, 09:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,836
Posted By kshapero

Just got one after a ton of different discounts,...

Just got one after a ton of different discounts, I got it for $529.

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01-21-17, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,600,095
Posted By kshapero

Me Ol' Turnpike ...

Me Ol' Turnpike

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01-16-17, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,436
Posted By kshapero

Considering the Expat. I live in flat South...

Considering the Expat. I live in flat South Florida so I am basically a roadie, but love going off the beaten path. So I get that but how is it for doing the road thing? Also what kind of pedals are...
01-15-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,046
Posted By kshapero

Leaning towards a Felt V85 or V55. Have an LBS...

Leaning towards a Felt V85 or V55. Have an LBS within 5 miles that carry's the brand and even stocks this series. really want hydraulic brakes. I guess I could upgrade at some point and get the V85.
01-15-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,781
Posted By kshapero

Specialized has to me really taken a hit as most...

Specialized has to me really taken a hit as most shops that carry the brand just seem asleep at the wheel. I worked in a Bike Shop in the 90's and we lived and breathed Specialized. Times change or...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-16, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By kshapero

Enzo, folding electric bike

Enzo, folding electric bike, what forum should I use for this unique bike?
03-07-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,565
Posted By kshapero

Have an Enzo, typical specs except that it is...

Have an Enzo, typical specs except that it is also a folding bike. Live in flat Florida and I ride usually at level 3 of 5. Got 35 miles yesterday and still had 2 bars out of 5. I rode "bareback"...
02-26-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 115,754
Posted By kshapero

What is RideSense sensor Ant+?

What is RideSense sensor Ant+?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By kshapero

Felt F85

On sale at my LBS. I just ride on the flats of Rural Florida. No racing just miles. Any experiences on this bike? 105 group and a kind of Roubioux type of bike. :rolleyes:
04-27-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By kshapero

Which Brooks Saddle?

I always wanted one and my tired ass needs a more comfortable saddle. Which Brook is the most comfortable for a skinny bum.:rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
09-04-11, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By kshapero

ordered the B17 antique brown.

ordered the B17 antique brown.
Forum: Commuting
09-04-11, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By kshapero

Brooks saddle?

Which one? Need comfort but want it to be slick.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-11, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By kshapero

REI Novara Strada Bike, Shimano 105 with coupon...

REI Novara Strada Bike, Shimano 105 with coupon $874
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By kshapero

Adding a road bike to my commuter bike

Looking to get a road bike (have a commuter bike which I will keep). Thinking I want to go with an aluminum frame and Shimano 105 Group. Any suggestions. Also looking for a good price.
Forum: Commuting
11-21-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By kshapero

wash that bike!

After a particularly nasty ride, I:

1. Super clean the chain, etc with degreaser.
2. Super clean and wash the whole bike.
3. Then apply lube on chain, etc. and wipe off excess.

Anybody follow...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-10, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,559
Posted By kshapero

another issue: After a really hard and dirty...

another issue: After a really hard and dirty ride, I clean the chain with degreaser which always gets all over the lower part of the bike. I then wash the whole bike and rinse with the garden hose,...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-10, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,559
Posted By kshapero

It is a Globe Live 2 (made by Specialized). came...

It is a Globe Live 2 (made by Specialized). came with a really sturdy Portage type front rack. Took it off. It made it too hard to track. BTW not too worried about the rain, more just everyday lube.
Forum: Commuting
11-11-10, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,559
Posted By kshapero

Best type of chain lube for a daily 12 mile commute?

Just the chain as I have a sealed Shimano Nexus rear hub.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4005/5167014823_6bc2b863e1_z.jpg

Wet, Dry, Ceramic, Wax?
Climate is sunny Florida with occasional rain...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-10, 01:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,039
Posted By kshapero

Specialized gets those prices because they can....

Specialized gets those prices because they can. There are cheaper alternatives with same components, but Spec does make an awesome bike.
Forum: Commuting
10-29-10, 12:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,830
Posted By kshapero

Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Commuting
10-29-10, 12:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,351
Posted By kshapero

I have gone back and forth on this. Today's...

I have gone back and forth on this.
Today's rig:

Front and back lights (the tiny strong kind)
Reflectors on the spokes
Bottle and cage
Bike lock (Just a cable kind, lighter but not for...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-10, 11:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,830
Posted By kshapero

Why disc brakes on a commuter bike?

Advantages?
Disadvantages?
:D
Forum: Commuting
06-03-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,688
Posted By kshapero

Best flat resistent, puncture proof commuter tire

700 X 32 is what I am looking for. Since I have a full chain guard I do not want to change tires. like to hear some thoughts on this, please.:rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
05-27-10, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By kshapero

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Forum: Commuting
05-27-10, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By kshapero

Specialized Globe Live 2

i ended up paying more than I wanted to but I got a Specialized Globe Live 2. I am psyched.

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Forum: Commuting
05-26-10, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,598
Posted By kshapero

I just got the same story.

I just got the same story.
Forum: Commuting
05-26-10, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,598
Posted By kshapero

That simple city looks nice but where I live it...

That simple city looks nice but where I live it is flat flat flat. 3 speed is fine plus I like the price of the Belleville.
Forum: Commuting
05-26-10, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,598
Posted By kshapero

Trek Belleville anyone?

Thinking of buying this, like to hear from other owners before I go for it.
Forum: Commuting
02-11-10, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By kshapero

Clip on pedals and shoes

Does anyone commute with clip on pedals (SPD's) and shoes. I have tried it and it seems to be a pain because my commute has a lot of stop and go.
Forum: Commuting
02-11-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,776
Posted By kshapero

Well be seriouly considering something nice.

Well be seriouly considering something nice.
02-11-10, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,408
Posted By kshapero

The FX+ looks like a nice ride but would nice to...

The FX+ looks like a nice ride but would nice to have fenders and chain guard for those "dress up days".
Forum: Commuting
02-11-10, 06:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,776
Posted By kshapero

My wife rides a $10 beater. 136992

My wife rides a $10 beater.
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Forum: Commuting
02-10-10, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,776
Posted By kshapero

Thanks for the comments. The Allez of course is a...

Thanks for the comments. The Allez of course is a great bike. No room for fenders:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3603/3491624977_a7de11f8a6.jpg136959

It is a little hard on my back to be bend...
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