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12-31-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,208
Posted By mburgess86

Shopping for a first mountain bike for my wife

This spring Iím hoping to buy my wife her first mountain bike and Iíve been looking at the Gravity HD comp in a 27.5 on bikes direct, the re co-op drt 1.1 or the Cannondale catalyst 3. Which one of...
Forum: Commuting
01-02-16, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,276
Posted By mburgess86

How many miles do you ride per year?

I only got a computer in May but since then I have ridden 1,958 miles. I'm hoping this year I can go at least 4000 miles commuting and joyriding. How many miles do you ride each year on average?
Forum: Touring
12-30-15, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By mburgess86

Touring cameras?

In the past I've used both a small polaroid xs-100 (that was very low quality and glitchy) as well as a larger Pentax MX-1. now for the sake of space and efficiency I was thinking about spending a...
Forum: Commuting
12-29-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,977
Posted By mburgess86

How cold is too cold?

I've been pretty tough in the past but yesterday my weather app said the real feel out was -8 and that ride kicked my butt. Today I'm regretfully not riding to work it's almost the same...
Forum: Commuting
12-29-15, 07:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,763
Posted By mburgess86

I would have to agree with the statement about...

I would have to agree with the statement about safety. But I have strangely found that I can take the bike path straight to work or an odd long roundabout way that takes me over a huge climb and it...
07-26-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By mburgess86

Rampart range road and mount Herman road

Rampart range road and mount Herman road
07-25-15, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By mburgess86

Washboard

Today I rode a 65 mile route. At mile 20 it return into washboard that was ridiculously unbearable to ride for the rest of the time, the majority of it being on any downhill stretch. I have never...
07-21-15, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,011
Posted By mburgess86

Vittoria Adventure Trail RFX City Tire

I found these for $15 each in 700x38. Seems like a good price so I was curious if they seem suitable for rough gravel rides? I wasn't sure if that enough tread, has anyone tried this before?
06-26-15, 06:14 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,685
Posted By mburgess86

I bought a cross check almost brand new for $700...

I bought a cross check almost brand new for $700 about 2000 miles ago. I wanted something classic but more versatile. I've ridden singletrack, Forest roads, road rides and commuted to work every day...
06-13-15, 02:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By mburgess86

Charge bikes?

I'm interested in getting a charge plug 3 for my wife. Does anyone have experience with charge bicycles? And do you think this bike would be gravel/touring worthy?
06-02-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,196
Posted By mburgess86

Michelin Protek Cross Max 700c

It's almost time for a new set of tires I was curious if anyone has tried these what I'm looking for is a high mileage tire. 80% of my riding is commuting on asphalt and the rest of the time I'm...
04-30-15, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By mburgess86

Miss matched tire question

Right now on my Cross bike I'm running with a set 35 mm Kenda slant six. The rear tire is just about worn out I was thinking about a faster tire on the rear possibly a touring tire with good...
Forum: Commuting
03-26-15, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By mburgess86

Haha Just a change of place got to keep on the...

Haha Just a change of place got to keep on the move...
Forum: Commuting
03-25-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By mburgess86

northern idaho commuting

I live in colorado now and I'm planning on moving to CDA or sand point idaho possibly even Spokane Washington, depending on the work situation. I was wondering how friendly the area is for cyclists? ...
Forum: Touring
01-17-15, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By mburgess86

Winter blues..

I'm in need of a good bike adventure! I just finished some videos from my tours this summer I thought I would share them, hope you enjoy!

http://youtu.be/7fX2zxZDaL0

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Forum: Touring
01-17-15, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By mburgess86

I'm under under 30; when my knees got bad from...

I'm under under 30; when my knees got bad from skateboarding I stated to ride a bike to work to build them up again, then I started to think what if I could just keep riding as far as possible and...
01-31-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By mburgess86

Not really a bicycle for more of a rack question..

Will a thule 131 fit kit fit onto a 2014 Hyundai Accent?
01-31-14, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By mburgess86

Thule rack question

Will thule fit kit 131 fit onto a 2014 Hyundai accent?
12-02-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By mburgess86

Probably simple wheel question

I have a 1985 Fuji Esspree 27 inch wheels I like the wheelset and would like to make sure they continue working well for a long time based on any fatigue they may have had over the years is it worth...
11-16-13, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By mburgess86

Can you help identify this 1980s Fuji?

I was planning on taking a look and was hoping I could get more info...

http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/4193823398.html
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By mburgess86

Peugeot is this worth it?

It needs new tires and tubes but other then that its clean and in really good shape.

http://cosprings.craigslist.org/bik/4155320338.html
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By mburgess86

Is this worth it?

It needs new tires and tubes but other then that its clean and in really good shape.

http://cosprings.craigslist.org/bik/4155320338.html
Forum: Commuting
11-08-13, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By mburgess86

An unfortunate incident..

While coming home from work last night I was riding about 15 mph down the bicycle path when the large dog ran out in front of me I hit the dog went over the handlebars scuffed up my new Brooks saddle...
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By mburgess86

Bianchi

Is this worth it? I'm looking for an everyday rider light touring and commuting http://cosprings.craigslist.org/bik/4127728346.html
08-21-13, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By mburgess86

700c

I have a 1985 schwinn world 10 speed I was thinking about upgrading to 700c wheels I ride about 20 miles a day commuting also have done some short tours on this bike. Can anyone recommend a good...
Forum: Touring
07-21-13, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By mburgess86

Wow thank you so much for all the info! Do you...

Wow thank you so much for all the info! Do you know what the name of that campground is? I was looking at bear lake or blue lakes campground up there too looks like non of them take reservations...
07-21-13, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By mburgess86

80's schwinn 10 speed gearing

I have a 1985 Schwinn world with all the original components I've been doing some climbing on this bike and would like to either put a triple on (if thats even possible?) or a crank with smaller...
Forum: Touring
07-21-13, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By mburgess86

Cuchara pass Colorado

Has anyone ridden this area? I was hopping to do a overnight bike camping trip with my wife and I'm trying to not make it too difficult basically I want it to be a there and back ride to the top and...
Forum: Touring
05-22-13, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By mburgess86

She was on a 80s Tekara Tribute. I did learn my...

She was on a 80s Tekara Tribute. I did learn my lesson if we are going to keep this up smaller chain rings on the front might help, they're stock ten speed gearing.
Forum: Touring
05-22-13, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By mburgess86

We set out from woodland park I tried to give my...

We set out from woodland park I tried to give my wife the down hill experience even though it was a hard clime from deckers to rampart road.
Forum: Touring
05-21-13, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By mburgess86

My first taste of touring

My wife and I just finished our first short tour. 100 miles of Colorado and spring time camping. We met some great characters took our time to enjoy the sights and sounds. I found that from a bike...
Forum: Commuting
12-10-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,590
Posted By mburgess86

I ride a 1985 Schwinn World with with 27'' wheels...

I ride a 1985 Schwinn World with with 27'' wheels and 1x1/4 kenda's I love this bike! I'm even planning a tour on it for this spring.
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Forum: Commuting
11-19-12, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By mburgess86

Keep it up! My wife and I are down to one car so...

Keep it up! My wife and I are down to one car so no driving for me I just hope we don't have too much snow this year.
09-26-12, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By mburgess86

Excited about my new old bike!

1977 raleigh grand prix in great shape I found on craig's list for $100

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mburgess86/8023205747/in/photostream/
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Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By mburgess86

1977 raleigh grand prix

I'm just curious what it's worth..

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mburgess86/8023205747/in/photostream/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mburgess86/8023205417/in/photostream/
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Forum: Touring
09-18-12, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By mburgess86

Planing out Our first short tour in Colorado..

My wife and I are planing our first bike tour We are planing on three days from Woodland Park down 67 over to deckers, Sedalia, then south down 105 to Colorado Springs. Have You ever ridden any of...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By mburgess86

Tube brand

I've had five flats in two weeks on both wheels. The last flat was from glass but the other ones have been along the tube seams and they have all been on forte tubes from performance that were on...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-12, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By mburgess86

Well most of the parts were on sale at Nashbar. I...

Well most of the parts were on sale at Nashbar. I put new Canecreek brake levers, brake cables, bar tape, new seat and some 27'' Kenda K36 gum wall tires. Other than that I had the BB rebuilt as well...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-12, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By mburgess86

Rebuilt My Schwinn

I picked up a 1985 Schwinn world on craigs list for $50, it needed a lot of love. So here we have it before and after photos I'm pretty excited! it rides nicer then any of the bikes I've owned. I...
07-20-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By mburgess86

Haha yeah it's where I grew up but there was also...

Haha yeah it's where I grew up but there was also a big paint chip there.
07-19-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By mburgess86

1985 schwinn world rebuild

Finished! well I still need a new free wheel.. I'm very happy with the way it came out.

before http://www.flickr.com/photos/mburgess86/7323092688/in/photostream/

after ...
06-21-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By mburgess86

Need new 27'' wheels

I need new 27'' wheels for my commuter. What kind and how much should I be looking to spend?
Forum: Commuting
06-15-12, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,089
Posted By mburgess86

Yes it is a jap schwinn actually

Yes it is a jap schwinn actually
Forum: Commuting
06-14-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,089
Posted By mburgess86

Well its really some of the fix cost to start I...

Well its really some of the fix cost to start I need to get the hubs rebuilt and get the bb looked at but im not sure the cost..
Forum: Commuting
06-14-12, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,089
Posted By mburgess86

Well I would be using it to commute about 15...

Well I would be using it to commute about 15 miles today also for joy rides. the reason for leaning towards the schwinn is the fit and I just like the way old ten speeds look. the drawback is I am...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-12, 08:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,089
Posted By mburgess86

My wife likes me to only have two at a time, I...

My wife likes me to only have two at a time, I have three...
06-13-12, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By mburgess86

What bike should I stay with?

Thinking about going old school and selling my specialized sirrus and building up my 1984 schwinn world. Is it worth it? or am I crazy?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mburgess86/7323092688/
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Forum: Commuting
06-13-12, 07:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,089
Posted By mburgess86

What bike should I stay with?

Thinking about going old school and selling my specialized sirrus and building up my 1984 schwinn world. Is it worth it? or am I crazy?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mburgess86/7323092688/
...
06-05-12, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By mburgess86

My new bike!

Needs some love but I'm exited! It needs some new wheels and tires what would you recomend?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mburgess86/7323092688/in/photostream
Forum: Commuting
06-02-12, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By mburgess86

Mounting a rear rack

I just acquired a 1984 schwinn world sport it doesn't have any wholes drilled for a rear rack so I was wondering if anyone makes some kind of adapter?
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