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08-05-15, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,167
Posted By JKoby123

It's not chafing, it's definitely a pressure...

It's not chafing, it's definitely a pressure pain. And thanks for all the support, all. I'm not using cycling shorts, but they wouldn't alleviate all the pain. That being said, I will buy some. I...
08-05-15, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,167
Posted By JKoby123

It's a 61.

It's a 61.
08-05-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,167
Posted By JKoby123

My whole sit bone/butt/gooch area just kills....

My whole sit bone/butt/gooch area just kills. It's literally unridable. Hurts immediately when sitting on it, and for hours after the ride.

I'm beginning to wonder if I'm simply too big for a...
08-05-15, 05:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,167
Posted By JKoby123

Cannot Get Comfortable - Maybe Bought the Wrong Bike!

Just as the title says, I absolutely cannot get comfortable on my bike. It's brand new. I've only been able to ride it for less than 5 miles, and I'm in immense pain every time I try. I know that...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-15, 10:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,019
Posted By JKoby123

I have a mini-morph mounted to the frame of my...

I have a mini-morph mounted to the frame of my bike. Love the thing.
Forum: Commuting
04-28-15, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By JKoby123

I just picked up my first bike; a CrossRip LTD....

I just picked up my first bike; a CrossRip LTD. I've only put a few miles on it, but man is it awesome. I love it so far, and I think that you would too!
04-21-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,536
Posted By JKoby123

Thanks for all the helpful replies! I had a sit...

Thanks for all the helpful replies! I had a sit bone measurement done at the LBS, and I am able to confirm that I have large/wide sit bones. I was on the widest line, which I believe was 148mm?...
04-21-15, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,943
Posted By JKoby123

Agreed on the proper case. I ended up pulling the...

Agreed on the proper case. I ended up pulling the trigger on the quad lock. I'll report back after using it for awhile. Good luck with your mount!
04-20-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,943
Posted By JKoby123

Blendr Stem iPhone 6+ Mount

Title says it all. Just got a CrossRip LTD, and will be (hopefully) using the stem for my iPhone 6+. However, there doesn't seem to be a lot of options for the 6+. Anyone have any similar issues?
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Forum: Commuting
04-20-15, 08:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,420
Posted By JKoby123

I Bought My First Bike... Now I Don't Know What Else To Buy!

Hey all!

So, I pulled the trigger on a 16 CrossRip LTD. I'm picking it up this week! However, I now have a new dilemma! I don't know what else to buy! I obviously need a helmet, and blendr stem...
04-17-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,536
Posted By JKoby123

I rode different sized bikes extensively to get...

I rode different sized bikes extensively to get sized for the frame, and that's what we focused on; not so much on the saddle sizing. Once the bike comes in, I'll definitely get a fitting. Thanks for...
04-17-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,536
Posted By JKoby123

Saddle Options for Fat Guy

Hey all!

I just bought my first bike, a 2016 Trek CrossRip LTD. I loved it in test ride, with the exception of the uncomfortable saddle. Until I drop some lbs, I'd like to look into replacing the...
04-16-15, 07:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 24,894
Posted By JKoby123

Ordered mine tonight. Thank you so much for all...

Ordered mine tonight. Thank you so much for all the photos and information. How's it ride?
04-15-15, 04:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 24,894
Posted By JKoby123

You and I are EXACTLY the same. I'm really...

You and I are EXACTLY the same. I'm really excited to see yours before the pulling the trigger on mine! Sorry for the DP, btw.
04-15-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 24,894
Posted By JKoby123

Same. Am ordering a black LTD the second the...

Same. Am ordering a black LTD the second the specs are confirmed.
Forum: Commuting
04-15-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,085
Posted By JKoby123

I'm getting a CrossRip LTD for my commuter, and...

I'm getting a CrossRip LTD for my commuter, and am also struggling with the seat. I'm also 6'5", but I weight more than you (310lbs.) Interested to see what seat you go with!
04-14-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,951
Posted By JKoby123

This seems to be a very incendiary topic. I'm...

This seems to be a very incendiary topic. I'm sorry for those I offended; I'm not insinuating that I don't want the store to make a profit; was simply curious.

Regardless, I was in last night,...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,594
Posted By JKoby123

Ahhh! That's the one! OMG! Super excited! I...

Ahhh! That's the one! OMG! Super excited! I personally feel like that's infinitely more attractive than the silver!
Thank you a ton!!

Edit: It looks like this price is less than the one the shop...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,594
Posted By JKoby123

I did! They told me that it was the LTD, which...

I did! They told me that it was the LTD, which led to my pessimism, which led to this thread!



Yeah, exactly what I've found. This would be a 15. Thanks for the resource for the future!
Forum: Commuting
04-13-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,594
Posted By JKoby123

Exactly what I was thinking. However, he pulled...

Exactly what I was thinking. However, he pulled it up on the computer to show me. It was definitely the LTD, with the drivetrain, carbon fork, PRICE and all. Just trying to do my own research....
Forum: Commuting
04-13-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,594
Posted By JKoby123

LBS Potentially Mislead Me - Trek Expert Needed

First, this is not a big deal. However, I am insatiably curious about this. Essentially, I am going to buy a Trek CrossRip LTD. The LBS does not have one in my size (I need a 60 or a 61.)

When...
04-13-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,790
Posted By JKoby123

"Hey fat guys: check out how great my abs look!...

"Hey fat guys: check out how great my abs look! I've never been anything but athletic! It's because of the work I put in, and in no way part of my genetics or natural body image!"

How do you think...
04-13-15, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,951
Posted By JKoby123

Negotiating Price - Yes or No?

So, my girlfriend and I are going to pull the trigger on some awesome bikes today. I have a simple question: should I be prepared to negotiate price, similar to a car? Obviously, bikes have an MSRP,...
Forum: Commuting
04-02-15, 12:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,971
Posted By JKoby123

Okay Friends, here's an update! I stopped at...

Okay Friends, here's an update!

I stopped at my new LBS yesterday after work, and spent an hour with the manager learning, and checking out some things. I got to see both the FX and the CrossRip...
04-01-15, 12:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 28,153
Posted By JKoby123

Currently at about 300, or a little over, and...

Currently at about 300, or a little over, and just moved to a new city. 6' 5" tall. Looking to buy something for a commuter/cruiser hybrid. Posted in the commuter forum, and have been comparing the...
Forum: Commuting
04-01-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,971
Posted By JKoby123

I am inclined to agree, but will reserve...

I am inclined to agree, but will reserve judgement until riding both! Plus, I'm totally okay with saving an extra 800+ dollars. Ha! Thanks for all your help!
Forum: Commuting
04-01-15, 09:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,971
Posted By JKoby123

Perfect! Thanks for the direction. I looked at...

Perfect! Thanks for the direction. I looked at the FX line, and really like the 7.5 FX. (7.5 FX - Trek Bicycle (http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/city/fitness/fx/7_5_fx/#))
Would this be a good...
Forum: Commuting
04-01-15, 06:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,971
Posted By JKoby123

Gotcha. Thanks for the helpful advice! I will...

Gotcha. Thanks for the helpful advice! I will certainly let you know what I choose!
Looking forward to getting in a shop and going on some test rides.

Any other advice from anyone on specific...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-15, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,971
Posted By JKoby123

I really like the look of that, but dislike the...

I really like the look of that, but dislike the single-speed aspect. I'm looking for something that I can enjoy tinkering with, learning about, and grow into. Whatever I buy, I won't be buying...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,971
Posted By JKoby123

Sorry if I offended you! I have no qualms about...

Sorry if I offended you! I have no qualms about it. I used to be a serious athlete a few years ago, and was in excellent shape. Then I graduated, and didn't stop eating like a frat boy. Haha....
Forum: Commuting
03-31-15, 12:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,971
Posted By JKoby123

I did not even consider the feet thing. I am a...

I did not even consider the feet thing. I am a Sasquatch; my feet are size 14. I'm big in everywhere that it doesn't matter. HA.

Anyway, I like the flat bar look. I would ideally like something...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,971
Posted By JKoby123

Help With First Ever Purchase/Fat Guy Problems

Hello all!

First, I'm the new to the forum, but you guys have already given me a crash course from just a hour of lurking. Excited to learn what I can. I just relocated to a new city, a live...
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