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Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By Oilsooner

looks like a penis

looks like a penis
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 05:22 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 19,543
Posted By Oilsooner

Would this work with an edge 305?

Would this work with an edge 305?
03-16-12, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,275
Posted By Oilsooner

I have the specialized body geometry (avatar?). ...

I have the specialized body geometry (avatar?). stock seat for the 2008 roubaix.
03-16-12, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,275
Posted By Oilsooner

Fizik Aliante?

Supposedly this is for clydes? I'm 230 and dropping, but my saddle kills me two minutes into the ride.

Anyone with experience with this or the Kurve?

Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-12, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,145
Posted By Oilsooner

Holy cow...sorry about the images...I'll see if I...

Holy cow...sorry about the images...I'll see if I can edit the OP.

Anyway, based on this advice, I'm gonna go ride 5-10 miles tomorrow, and if I hurt on Sat morning, I'll just tough it out.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,145
Posted By Oilsooner

How long will my bottom hurt?

As a new cyclist, riding 15-20 miles once per week, how long until I can ride pain free? I'm 235 and dropping, and have a specialized body geometry saddle if it matters.

I'll ride more often as...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-12, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,408
Posted By Oilsooner

So I can just use a white marker and write EASTON...

So I can just use a white marker and write EASTON on my wheels and be good to go? Don't let the wife know that's an option!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,408
Posted By Oilsooner

My bike has the Mavic Open Pros (its a 2008...

My bike has the Mavic Open Pros (its a 2008 model).

Since I am new to cycling, I will keep what I have until I know I need something better, I guess, but man, that's no fun!!

Anyway, the LBS...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,078
Posted By Oilsooner

Prayers sent. Best of luck on your recovery....

Prayers sent.

Best of luck on your recovery.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,408
Posted By Oilsooner

Let's talk the basics of wheels!

Speaking to a new cyclist...what are the advantages of the higher end wheels that didn't come with my bike? Is it purely a weight thing, or is there more to it than that? Is there a good primer on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,280
Posted By Oilsooner

Dang phone, anyway I also got two jersey and some...

Dang phone, anyway I also got two jersey and some bin shorts, so I am pretty set for now. I still have my eye on an edge 500, but hopefully that will be it for a while.

Thanks again for all of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-12, 06:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,280
Posted By Oilsooner

Well, I ended up getting specialized long pants...

Well, I ended up getting specialized long pants (thermal wear) and a pearl izumi jacket. At those prices, I couldn't resist.

I also got some new shimano riding shoes and pedals. The guy at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-12, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Oilsooner

Preventing Bike Theft and/or Recovery??

Is there a service out there that can find your bike if it is stolen (GPS, etc)?

I have more and more invested in cycling (and am sure I am no where near some of you), so how do you protect your...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-12, 11:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,280
Posted By Oilsooner

Again, thanks for all of the great info. I am...

Again, thanks for all of the great info. I am going to the LBS sale today after work, and will be referencing this thread as I make choices, trying to get as much as I can for my budget.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-12, 07:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,280
Posted By Oilsooner

Thanks again for all of the great information! ...

Thanks again for all of the great information!

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-12, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Oilsooner

Newbie: Wide Shoes and Saddle questions

I am new to cycling, and am a bit overweight (what brought me to cycling, so there is a bright spot).

Anyway, I am wondering about cycling shoes for those with wide feet. I generally wear a 10.5...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,280
Posted By Oilsooner

Sorry that I don't know all of the correct...

Sorry that I don't know all of the correct terminology yet. The OP could have been confusing.

Anyway, I am so new that I have my first training ride this Saturday with my local bike club, and its...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,280
Posted By Oilsooner

I live in OK but am thinking that if I need the...

I live in OK but am thinking that if I need the gear, it'll be great to have. I guess my big worry is that its likely to not fit me for long. maybe ill go ahead and buy some that is really tight on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-12, 07:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,280
Posted By Oilsooner

How often do you use long sleeve shirts and pants?

I'm new to cycling, and my lbs is having a big sale (50% off) on long sleeve shirts and pants, but I don't know if they would get used often enough to justify the expense. Brands are name brands,...
03-08-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,399
Posted By Oilsooner

Man, the seats with springs just seem too out...

Man, the seats with springs just seem too out there for me. Like, they dont go on a "racing" bike or something. But, I'm guessing it has to be a huge improvement over the stock specialized saddle,...
03-07-12, 02:01 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,373
Posted By Oilsooner

I'd sure like to buy a used tanico x if anyone...

I'd sure like to buy a used tanico x if anyone decides to sell theirs!
03-07-12, 11:11 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 9,888
Posted By Oilsooner

Signed up! Will log my ride this weekend! ...

Signed up! Will log my ride this weekend!

Dave
03-07-12, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By Oilsooner

I agree that Crossfit puts out a good...

I agree that Crossfit puts out a good product...and I really wish I could afford it. But, for now its cycling, running (both pretty much free at this point), and lifting at my gym which charges MUCH...
03-07-12, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By Oilsooner

I'd sign up for Crossfit today, if it wasn't so...

I'd sign up for Crossfit today, if it wasn't so expensive. Maybe some day....
03-06-12, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 671,499
Posted By Oilsooner

Great inspiration here!! This is my first...

Great inspiration here!!

This is my first post, and I just bought my first bike to continue getting into shape! I started at 285 (I'm 5'8"), and am currently at 238.6 pounds. I just unpacked my...
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