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Forum: Touring
02-17-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,936
Posted By Hiflyer112

What size are you? If a 57cm bike is what your...

What size are you? If a 57cm bike is what your after, I passed up a deal with co-motions cycles on an Americano. Sweet bike, but my budget was only 1500 and getting a bike from oregon wasn't good...
Forum: Touring
02-08-09, 05:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

Sounds good. I really wish I could get a unique...

Sounds good. I really wish I could get a unique paint job like the trek mandones, but I just guess on my budget it is not in the cards :(.
Forum: Touring
02-08-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

I tried both and I think I will get the trek as...

I tried both and I think I will get the trek as it is more suited for touring as it has more spokes (36 vs 32) and has a better crank for touring. However, what upgrades should I make on the 2009...
Forum: Touring
02-06-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

I wouldn't want that bike only because I can't...

I wouldn't want that bike only because I can't have disk brakes and I am going on an overlandsummers trip and most other programs like it don't allow them due to them being "hard to sevice" when...
02-06-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Hiflyer112

About the age requirement, I am 15 now and...

About the age requirement, I am 15 now and turning 16 in april. That means I don't meet the age of 16 by december 31 requirement. What would this mean if I wanted to try racing this spring?
02-06-09, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Hiflyer112

Yea, problem with spelling is not that I can't...

Yea, problem with spelling is not that I can't but I made this post in and I had very little time to look it over. Just a problem with typing too fast and not having time to read it over all the...
02-05-09, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Hiflyer112

Youth Racing in Conneticut?

Hi, I have been talking to my LBS looking for a race or team that I could join. I am 15, turning 16 this spirng and I would love to try racing as during the fall and spring I usually ride 15-30 miles...
Forum: Touring
02-03-09, 01:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

Waiting for the trek 520 to come in in my town if...

Waiting for the trek 520 to come in in my town if they let me ride it in March....
Forum: Northeast
02-03-09, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By Hiflyer112

Touring bike and bike repair in CT

Has anyone seen a shop in CT that is carrying a touring bike that I could try out (I am in Darien, CT near NYC). Also, where could I learn to fix a bike? I am a high schol student and am eager to...
Forum: Touring
02-03-09, 05:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,676
Posted By Hiflyer112

Wish I could find it to try out. Jsut another bke...

Wish I could find it to try out. Jsut another bke I like, but needs to be ordered in my area. If anyone finds a touring bike in a store near darien, CT (near Norwal/ close to NYC) please tell me!
02-03-09, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Hiflyer112

Where to Learn to Repair

I want to learn to repair my bike myself and I was wondering if there were any classes or clinics near me (which means less than an hour away) from Darien, CT near NYC to do so. Anyone have any ideas?
02-03-09, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By Hiflyer112

Loca lEvents

I know there is still snow and ice on the ground in Conneticut, but does anyone know of any future events that I can do as a high school student and avid cyclist this spirng. I need to know because I...
Forum: Touring
01-30-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

Well, the Jamis people said they would ship one...

Well, the Jamis people said they would ship one near me to try out for free (they have been very helpful and are keepin gme updated everyday) and the trek guy over the phone said there is none in a...
Forum: Touring
01-30-09, 05:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

I would try everyhting, but it just doens't seem...

I would try everyhting, but it just doens't seem in the cards right now. One of my local stores said they are getting a 520 in in my size March 16, but I would have to put a deposite down on it to...
Forum: Touring
01-29-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

Your right. Got go it over with the family first.

Your right. Got go it over with the family first.
Forum: Touring
01-29-09, 04:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

I know, but I have been looking since november on...

I know, but I have been looking since november on that site almost everyday and have posted many wants adds for tourers. Also, they have to be at least a 24 speed bike for this trip. That BG rock and...
Forum: Touring
01-29-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

Well, Jamis finally broke down and they said they...

Well, Jamis finally broke down and they said they would send a bike to a nearby shop, but the asked "are you really serious" so I first am going to see if I can find a 520 to ride first. Also, your...
Forum: Touring
01-29-09, 04:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

Here are the options. 1)Try to go for an...

Here are the options.

1)Try to go for an Aurora Elite and keep my axiom rack and panniers

2)Buy a trek 520, save money on pedals (match my shoes), get a tubus rack and ortlieb panniers...
Forum: Touring
01-29-09, 05:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

Where are you guys that you can just go to a...

Where are you guys that you can just go to a store and find a 2009 Elite laying around? Please help me locate one, I contacted Jamis and they said the only one close was about 100 miles away and it...
Forum: Touring
01-28-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

Also, on STI and bar-ends, I am not too sure. The...

Also, on STI and bar-ends, I am not too sure. The trip says that bar ends are less likely to break and are easy to fix while STI can be the opposite. I have never used bar ends, but I just figured I...
Forum: Touring
01-28-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

I just thinking, the group that I am going with...

I just thinking, the group that I am going with has dealt with this for 37 some odd years and they say there will be not much difference between the trek and the Jamis Elite in the long run. The only...
Forum: Touring
01-28-09, 04:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

Also, I have tried the LHT and I have to say I...

Also, I have tried the LHT and I have to say I completely dislike the feel of the bike. It just doesn't feel right to me and I like the trek a little better. It is also the recommended bike for my...
Forum: Touring
01-28-09, 04:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

You know, I am just sticking with getting a 520....

You know, I am just sticking with getting a 520. Its well known, and it will get me where I want to go. Its cheaper, letting me focus on getting better gear such as a tubus racks and ortlieb panniers...
Forum: Touring
01-28-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

Well, I was going to change the inner ring to a...

Well, I was going to change the inner ring to a 26, but now that I think about it, is the difference all that important? I mean the regular aurora is 550 msr cheaper than the elite, but is 4lbs...
Forum: Touring
01-28-09, 07:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

Yea, thats why I am posing the question. There...

Yea, thats why I am posing the question. There are also a whole bunch of other upgrades as well. It seems promising on paper.
Forum: Touring
01-28-09, 05:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By Hiflyer112

2009 Trek 520 or 2009 Jamis Aurora Elite

I am looking for a new touring bike to go cross country on as a high school student. I have been biking for a long time and have a bit of knowledge on what makes a good touring bike, but the problem...
Forum: Touring
01-28-09, 05:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By Hiflyer112

2009 Trek 520 or 2009 Jamis Aurora Elite

Double Post, Sorry I am new :)
Forum: Northeast
01-28-09, 05:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By Hiflyer112

2009 Trek 520 or 2009 Jamis Aurora Elite

I am looking for a new touring bike to go cross country on as a high school student. I have been biking for a long time and have a bit of knowledge on what makes a good touring bike, but the problem...
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