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Posted By ridingfool

thatís what I did kept my same bikes just swapped...

thatís what I did kept my same bikes just swapped out the stems . To 35 degree and a little shorter than I was used to puts me pretty up rite I was hit from behind by a hot and run driver . And had...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By ridingfool

Thanks for the detailed info. Will try on next...

Thanks for the detailed info. Will try on next flat or tire change been pretty lucky with flats tho well over 5000 miles between a few bikes without one thanks to conti gp4 a fan here for them just...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By ridingfool

Will try that on next removel seems like it will...

Will try that on next removel seems like it will work thanks for the post
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By ridingfool

How do u take the tire off without a tire lever...

How do u take the tire off without a tire lever never use them to put a tire on .But off is another matter always use one.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,037
Posted By ridingfool

For flats yes more than enough but not for decends

For flats yes more than enough but not for decends
09-30-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,242
Posted By ridingfool

We'll put it doesn't seem like much only 3mph...

We'll put it doesn't seem like much only 3mph more but takes a lot more effort especially if 25 percent of his ride is on gravel . Not hard to do though just increase the miles by about 10 percent a...
Forum: Touring
09-02-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By ridingfool

In all fairness do u put it in the bottom...

In all fairness do u put it in the bottom department if so I sure as hell wouldn't put one of my expensive bikes down there unless boxed in some way
08-31-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,154
Posted By ridingfool

I'm in New Jersey and shop at the local...

I'm in New Jersey and shop at the local supermarket one block from where I live . Can buy a little cheaper at a farmers market but as u said between work and trying to ride upwards of 300 miles a...
08-31-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,154
Posted By ridingfool

Wow where do you live .where I am at .they cost...

Wow where do you live .where I am at .they cost about 1 dollar a pound or 5 bucks for 5 pound bag.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,035
Posted By ridingfool

They are open 7 days a week also have a great...

They are open 7 days a week also have a great deal going on for labor day weekend 50 percent off on cannondales . You can get a really nice Evo six dura ace for 2500 more bike than most will ever...
08-25-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,567
Posted By ridingfool

If your climbing at 20 mph either they are almost...

If your climbing at 20 mph either they are almost flat climbs or you really need to think about going pro if the hills are steep.keep up the good work and enjoy the new bike.
08-24-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,567
Posted By ridingfool

So did the new bike improve your results

So did the new bike improve your results
08-23-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,473
Posted By ridingfool

My thoughts exactly for crying out loud a bottle...

My thoughts exactly for crying out loud a bottle of water is 2 bucks or less if u stop a few times during a ride to refill. Can't cost more than five bucks . And further more it's cold
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By ridingfool

Front derailer uses more power that's why it cuts...

Front derailer uses more power that's why it cuts out leaving u some power to use the back and if your not to far from home. Can more usally get home fine. Also if I'm not mistaking the one time I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,115
Posted By ridingfool

Not true I'm 240 and ride at about 100 psi in the...

Not true I'm 240 and ride at about 100 psi in the rear . And 90 in the front with Conti 4000 learn to unwieght the bike when going over pot holes if your not doing so already. Haven't had a flat in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By ridingfool

Same for me shifts so good in the front sometimes...

Same for me shifts so good in the front sometimes I look down to see if it even shifted it's so smooth.But if 9100 seems to be this good I'm intrigued gotta take one for a text ride too see how good...
08-17-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,512
Posted By ridingfool

If you enjoy it and ride it enough the benefits...

If you enjoy it and ride it enough the benefits you get from better health .will more than justify the cost.have many good miles on it
08-12-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,148
Posted By ridingfool

Get a bike with di2 and shifting should be smooth...

Get a bike with di2 and shifting should be smooth at least for me it is.but then again not many big hills where I live biggest climb I do is bear mountain not to steep of a grade.
07-29-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,288
Posted By ridingfool

That calculator might be somewhat accurate if...

That calculator might be somewhat accurate if your not used to riding but if u are somewhat fit and ride enough u will burn about 30 cal a mile . The more fit u are even less maybe 25 a mile.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,761
Posted By ridingfool

Maybe for 20k he can average 22mph

Maybe for 20k he can average 22mph
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By ridingfool

Like you I had a bad accident on the bike was hit...

Like you I had a bad accident on the bike was hit from behind and had 5 broken bones in the neck and had to have a rod with fusion surgery. Doctors at first thought I might be paralyzed. But luckily...
07-28-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,223
Posted By ridingfool

Not a insult at all .that is a very nice bike...

Not a insult at all .that is a very nice bike that should have a fast set of wheels to get the most potential out of it.
07-28-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,223
Posted By ridingfool

Those wheels are not worthy of that bike look...

Those wheels are not worthy of that bike look like anchors but for 200 bucks. Guess will do the job for a Clyde .I know it's not in the op budget but for a truely nice wheelset for me and I'm a Clyde...
07-28-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By ridingfool

not sure of that year but I had a 2002 cadd 5...

not sure of that year but I had a 2002 cadd 5 full ultegra and for me was a great bike put well over 10.000 miles on it til I got hit from behind and it was totaled. I paid 500 for mine 2 years ago...
07-23-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,567
Posted By ridingfool

than probably yes it made u a litter faster but...

than probably yes it made u a litter faster but not by much maybe 1/2 mile over 50 miles if that but race wheels just feel fast until u hit those pot holes
if u were going at speeds over 20mph and...
07-21-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,567
Posted By ridingfool

as has been said already a newer bike won't make...

as has been said already a newer bike won't make u must faster maybe 1mph .IMHO I would spend the money on a good wheelset and good tires so when u come around corners and descent you have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,495
Posted By ridingfool

when I use 2 sizes I always put the 23 on the...

when I use 2 sizes I always put the 23 on the front and never seems to be a problem. I'm also a heavier rider so prefer a 25 on the back
07-17-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,327
Posted By ridingfool

maybe yes but with those handle bars not too many...

maybe yes but with those handle bars not too many hand position with drop bars u can ride the hoods the top and of course in the drop position for me helps alot . When I ride my flat bar commutter...
07-17-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,984
Posted By ridingfool

Check siarra trading Post u can get a cheap pair...

Check siarra trading Post u can get a cheap pair of mountain bike shorts with a liner that might help out alot for rides over 20 miles and look like regular shorts not to tight and when on clearance...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,716
Posted By ridingfool

Not sure of your budget but if your bike still...

Not sure of your budget but if your bike still has stock rims look to upgrade them . That should add a couple mph increase to your speed .also when u get another bike u can switch the rims. But in...
07-11-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,746
Posted By ridingfool

buy a pair of he'd Ardennes stallion edition mine...

buy a pair of he'd Ardennes stallion edition mine are 24 front 28 rear I'm 240lbs have not touched them since day one . 2 years later and upwards of 10 thousand miles later still as true as day one a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,877
Posted By ridingfool

try Merlin cycles from the UK . I like there...

try Merlin cycles from the UK . I like there altura shorts there med range pairs run about 50 bucks have a few pairs for about 4 years now and still holding up really good. Better than some of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 02:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By ridingfool

Maybe try Sierra trading Post they always have...

Maybe try Sierra trading Post they always have clearance pearl pearl izumi stuff at half price or lower and very easy returns if stuff doesn't fit right. Also try the England sites like wiggle or...
Forum: Northeast
06-18-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,695
Posted By ridingfool

Not sure of your exact riding plans but I live...

Not sure of your exact riding plans but I live one town away from East Rutherford and ride towards bear mountain all the time. Would be glad to show u the route even ride most of it with you . Just...
06-14-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By ridingfool

I have the same rims just not in black and like u...

I have the same rims just not in black and like u said I have the station edition very good rim have well over ten thousand miles on them so far and still as true as day one.
06-13-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,066
Posted By ridingfool

The way I see it is not really can u afford it as...

The way I see it is not really can u afford it as I have a few bikes some close to ten thousand and the others in the 5000 dollar range .but I also happen to ride alot so if I'm on a bike upwards of...
06-13-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,066
Posted By ridingfool

How do u know where he lives as he said where he...

How do u know where he lives as he said where he rides many ride good bikes i ride a route near where I live in North Jersey I'm sure some on here will know it. Called 9w and very commen to see...
06-08-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,864
Posted By ridingfool

Don't know if you have a dicks sporting goods...

Don't know if you have a dicks sporting goods near you but you should be able to get 2 decent bikes for about 800 dollars they will be better than a 200 Walmart bike and should last a few years or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By ridingfool

i have both bmc has ultegra di2 and specialized...

i have both bmc has ultegra di2 and specialized tarmac has mechanical and no real difference to me in the rear shifting but in the front so much better if u cross chain while I know u shouldn't it...
06-05-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,700
Posted By ridingfool

keep it up there is no reason other than bad...

keep it up there is no reason other than bad heath that u can't keep it up for years to come.I ride a route on the weekends and see plenty of groups of riders that ride toggetter and there are alot...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,186
Posted By ridingfool

Yes I had the 5 upper bones broken and fusion...

Yes I had the 5 upper bones broken and fusion surgery with a rod thank God seems to be healing good tho not too much pain while riding on the hoods but need to stand alot. Too have a better vision of...
06-04-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 783
Posted By ridingfool

Merlin cycles has them new with cleats for 25...

Merlin cycles has them new with cleats for 25 dollars only thing is it takes about a week or so to ship
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By ridingfool

How do u remove the cassette or freewheel if it...

How do u remove the cassette or freewheel if it is a driveside broken spoke without taking the wheel off
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,186
Posted By ridingfool

Finally got my first real ride in a little over...

Finally got my first real ride in a little over 60 miles might seem alot to some but before I broke my neck last November it was a routine route . At least 2 or 3 times a week .but at least the...
Forum: Foo
06-02-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By ridingfool

If u have a garden thumb Cannabis is exploding in...

If u have a garden thumb Cannabis is exploding in states that it's legal juast a thought
06-02-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,402
Posted By ridingfool

Don't think you should get to hung up on a 2020...

Don't think you should get to hung up on a 2020 unless u know how it looks as far as color scheme a 2019 or even a 2018 if you can find one left over . Will save u upwards of 35 to 40 percent off...
06-02-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,714
Posted By ridingfool

Check the seat is it the same one as when the...

Check the seat is it the same one as when the bike was new. If so look into a more confotable saddle I have a 1989 st600 and original saddle was not to good bought a selle Italia now after a few...
06-02-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,468
Posted By ridingfool

Don't think mine does I need to hold the button...

Don't think mine does I need to hold the button down and it will shift one at a time but not 3 or 4 at a time maybe there is a way to set it but I don't know how to do it
06-01-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,468
Posted By ridingfool

For the front di2 can't be beat but for the rear...

For the front di2 can't be beat but for the rear have a friction bike and like it it's almost flawless just sucks having to reach down over having it on the bars but the shifting on friction is nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By ridingfool

As long as the wheelset is in good condition and...

As long as the wheelset is in good condition and the breaktrack is good should be a good set for some time
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