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Forum: Commuting
04-20-10, 06:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,813
Posted By Joker021971

Sounds like I need to look at being properly fit...

Sounds like I need to look at being properly fit before making any changes. Thanks for the feedback everyone. Very appreciated.
Forum: Commuting
04-17-10, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,813
Posted By Joker021971

Spongy Wonder vs Spiderflex

Posting this in the commuter forum since that is primary purpose for riding...

I'm considering one of these saddles as my current 15-20 mile commute is starting to hurt by the end of the week. ...
Forum: Commuting
05-29-09, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Joker021971

I have a Trek 7.2 that's a couple years old and...

I have a Trek 7.2 that's a couple years old and it's held up well. Does a a great job for me and I've had only one problem - I had to replace the crappy Wellgo pedals, but that's it. I've only...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 237,942
Posted By Joker021971

I just finished my 16th straight day of commuting...

I just finished my 16th straight day of commuting - that's a new record for me. I'm in love with my bike right now and I have no plans to stop - even when it starts to reach 100+ here! 250 miles or...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-09, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Joker021971

A bus driver recently told me that it was "use at...

A bus driver recently told me that it was "use at your own risk" when I asked him if he'd ever had one fall off. Of course, the only reason I asked the question was because he wanted me to check my...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By Joker021971

Thanks everyone...but I'm still not certain what...

Thanks everyone...but I'm still not certain what to get! I think I need to get out to some LBSs this weekend and see what I can put my eyes and hands on...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By Joker021971

Which Trunk?

I'm commuting about 14 miles round trip and I'm tired of wearing a backpack. It's only going to get hotter as we get deeper into the summer, so I've finally bought and installed an Axiom rack. Now...
Forum: Commuting
07-06-07, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By Joker021971

Thanks RahTx...anyone have a recommendation for...

Thanks RahTx...anyone have a recommendation for racks? Anything at all...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-07, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By Joker021971

Accessory Assistance

Iíve been riding my bike to work for over 2 months now. Iíve got a short commute of only 8.5 miles round trip. I bought this bike Ė Trek 7.2 FX Ė for the sole purpose of commuting and I havenít...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-07, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By Joker021971

Hey Oboe! We're all still waiting for a picture!...

Hey Oboe! We're all still waiting for a picture! :)
Forum: Commuting
05-15-07, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,084
Posted By Joker021971

Ditto for me. Unfortunately. :( No barn...

Ditto for me. Unfortunately. :(

No barn effect for me. I am always happy that I'm almost home since I'm completely out of shape, so even though I don't think I speed up at all there is a...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-07, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 921,051
Posted By Joker021971

I'm in the middle of my first full day of...

I'm in the middle of my first full day of commuting. Yesterday, I did a half day by riding the bus with my bike strapped to the front (a little nervous about that, BTW) in the morning and then...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-07, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By Joker021971

Can I get a link please? I just want to make...

Can I get a link please? I just want to make sure I'm looking at the same item as is being discussed. I'm in need of a good blinky.
05-04-07, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Joker021971

Hey Hardhead...I'm not to biking, but I have my...

Hey Hardhead...I'm not to biking, but I have my Trek 7.2 FX on order from Tri-Sports and I'm looking forward to getting started. My first goal is to start commuting to work - about 8 miles round...
05-04-07, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By Joker021971

Adding a little to this old thread... The...

Adding a little to this old thread...

The wife and I headed down to the Tower District on that Sunday for some lunch at Irene's. We were unaware that a bike race was in the works. That was a...
Forum: Foo
05-04-07, 12:10 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 749,160
Posted By Joker021971

Cat in the Hat

Cat in the Hat
05-04-07, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Joker021971

Please don't take my request as any kind of a...

Please don't take my request as any kind of a slight toward NorCal or SoCal. It just seems like a logical geographical separation to me and that was the only reason for my post. Honestly, I haven't...
Forum: Foo
05-03-07, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19,565
Views: 363,754
Posted By Joker021971

I Don't Believe In Love - Queensryche

I Don't Believe In Love - Queensryche
Forum: Foo
05-03-07, 02:32 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 749,160
Posted By Joker021971

Talentless

Talentless
05-03-07, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Joker021971

Central California needs it's own Regional Forum

I have heard the Clovis/Fresno are referred to as the armpit of California and as such I'm pretty sure neither Northern nor Southern California wants us. :(

Any chance we can can get a forum for...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-07, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,470
Posted By Joker021971

Dumb question time... Can I get link to SKS? I...

Dumb question time... Can I get link to SKS? I can't find them through Google. I assume SKS stands for something...
05-03-07, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,213
Posted By Joker021971

Thanks for the advice, Blake. Since this is a...

Thanks for the advice, Blake. Since this is a learning experience for me, I think I will stick with the stock tires to get started, but I will diffinately consider a change down the road as I get...
05-03-07, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,213
Posted By Joker021971

This was a concern of mine after reading through...

This was a concern of mine after reading through various threads. I mean the bike seemed sturdy enough during my test ride, but I wasn't sure about it holding up long term, if I was too heavy for...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-07, 04:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,914
Posted By Joker021971

What an amazing, scenic ride, notfred.. I'm...

What an amazing, scenic ride, notfred.. I'm pretty sure I want to move. Great idea, too, with the visual tour. Can we see the route, too? I'm just curious..
05-02-07, 09:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,213
Posted By Joker021971

Okay...gotta ask...what's a dork disk?

Okay...gotta ask...what's a dork disk?
05-02-07, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,213
Posted By Joker021971

Thanks to everyone for the reassurences. I'm new...

Thanks to everyone for the reassurences. I'm new to all of this and various threads speak to tires and wheels being an issue and I just wanted to make sure I was headed down the right path (pun...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-07, 07:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,914
Posted By Joker021971

I haven't actually started this commute yet since...

I haven't actually started this commute yet since my bike is on order, but this is the route I intend to start taking in the next couple of weeks. It's short, but wish me luck. I'm new to all of...
05-01-07, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,213
Posted By Joker021971

Trek 7.2 FX (22.5') w/250 lbs rider

Okay...I'm new to all of this and I hope I haven't made a bad purchase. Let me explain my concern. If you read my introduction (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=293124), you know that I'm...
Forum: Commuting
05-01-07, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,470
Posted By Joker021971

Good question. And as long as you're asking -...

Good question. And as long as you're asking - does anyone have an experience with fenders on a Trek 7.2 FX? I'm getting it this week and I'll need to equip it with fenders once summer is over, so...
Forum: Introductions
05-01-07, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Joker021971

As far as the arm pit part is concerned, have you...

As far as the arm pit part is concerned, have you ever been here in the middle of the summer? Or the beginning or ending either for that matter. :D But we do have some yummy produce - raisins...
Forum: Introductions
05-01-07, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Joker021971

Thanks for the warm welcome EH. It turns out my...

Thanks for the warm welcome EH. It turns out my original post was a little incorrect - it has only been a mere 1.5 decades since my last bike ride. Still worthy of a :eek: if you ask me. :)
...
Forum: Introductions
04-30-07, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Joker021971

New Rider from Clovis, CA

Hello everyone. I am new to the forums and new to biking in general. Actually, I'm re-newed biker. Like most people, I rode a bike as a kid and enjoyed it, but as an adult (I'm now 35), I've never...
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