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09-02-18, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By ssmorol

What do you mean by cracked? Was it carbon or...

What do you mean by cracked? Was it carbon or something?
08-29-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By ssmorol

Best Bang for the buck?

Looking at upgrading to a newer used bike...I currently have an old cannondale with rsx components. Should I be looking at something with ultegra or 105 components? Find something with better wheels...
08-20-17, 08:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,249
Posted By ssmorol

Looks like a piece of cake from that video...I...

Looks like a piece of cake from that video...I assure you, this was nothing like that... Maybe my combo of rim & tire?
First of all, my rim doesn't have a deep well like that at all. Second, the...
08-18-17, 06:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,249
Posted By ssmorol

I know the old tires were 700x23c...the ones I...

I know the old tires were 700x23c...the ones I bought were 700x25c. Could that be an issue? Advise I got from here was that the 25mm wide ones would provide a better ride.
08-18-17, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,249
Posted By ssmorol

I think I have it right...both 700c rim & tires. ...

I think I have it right...both 700c rim & tires.
I'll try to move it so the area by the valve is pushed on last.

And, will do with the thread title...thanks!
08-18-17, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,249
Posted By ssmorol

Help a newb

What am I doing wrong here?
Trying to put this new tire on and having no luck getting it on the rim

https://goo.gl/photos/zRz4Wb9JhQCuRq1B8
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-17, 09:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

Thanks for that info! I am actually just...

Thanks for that info! I am actually just researching cycling shorts now...I'll take a look!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,123
Posted By ssmorol

Let's try again! ...

Let's try again!
https://goo.gl/photos/eWBfwgHfGxZJ9Gbr5
https://goo.gl/photos/4s5uAySBdnFyyY857
https://goo.gl/photos/PVtpPwZaZvCNWrdF6
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-17, 06:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

I posted this in another thread...but this is the...

I posted this in another thread...but this is the bike I ended up with...extremely happy with it. I snagged it for $125 on craigslist!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-17, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,123
Posted By ssmorol

Here are some pictures of my bike...finally got...

Here are some pictures of my bike...finally got my first ride in last night...wow, it is so nice!
https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipMGOGNwvpTKcRX_BqZ87jXh8DhBWL9HedkxdXsT...
08-03-17, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By ssmorol

Yeah, I play hockey too...nothing like a freshly...

Yeah, I play hockey too...nothing like a freshly taped stick!
08-03-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By ssmorol

Help a newb with accesories

You know the saying about opinions, but I still would like some on some basic products that I need.

I just purchased an older used cannondale. I need new tubes and tires but other than that, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-17, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,123
Posted By ssmorol

Oh it happened!! Pictures to come!

Oh it happened!! Pictures to come!
07-31-17, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By ssmorol

What is needed to work with Garmin Watch?

I see that Garmin has a speed & cadence sensor. Are there other brands that are compatible? Is a power meter the same thing?

Someone said cadence sensor is all that would be needed since gps would...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-17, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,123
Posted By ssmorol

So my buddy and I ended up buying both of them....

So my buddy and I ended up buying both of them. $250 total, $125 each...I think we got a pretty good deal! Just going to need new tires for each and tune them both up. Going to have to check out the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-17, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,123
Posted By ssmorol

Quality of Cannondale R500?

Hi all,
Wondering if you guys can help me out on this...I'm a newb...I am currently looking at a 2002 Jamis Comet, but if that falls thru, I am looking at this Cannondale...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-17, 11:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

I just spent a good deal of time reading about...

I just spent a good deal of time reading about gearing 101 last night.
So where I live, there are some hills, but mostly flat. I do not live near the mountains at all. The race that I have targeted...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-17, 07:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

Thanks for that info. I asked if the price was...

Thanks for that info.
I asked if the price was negotiable and mentioned that my budget was around $200 and he said it was but he is heading out of town for work for a week or so and will talk to me...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-17, 09:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

Hey guys... thoughts on this bike? I believe it...

Hey guys... thoughts on this bike? I believe it is a 2005? Still waiting to hear back on a couple of those other ones.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/239986823168783

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-17, 06:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

I did an online fit at competitive cyclist with...

I did an online fit at competitive cyclist with multiple measurements... this is what I got.
It is the seat tube that is measured in these sized frames correct? So I think I might be comfortable on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 07:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

Measured it with a book up to my crotch...32...

Measured it with a book up to my crotch...32 inches on the nose. I am long waisted, short legs for my height
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

It says medium frame...which according to giant's...

It says medium frame...which according to giant's website, is right at the lower end of what size frame would fit me at 6 ft...i do have a bit shorter legs so I assume it may be a good fit....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

Which one are you refering to? The schwinn? He...

Which one are you refering to? The schwinn? He said it was a 56 cm frame. I assume that is too short for me, since I am just over 6 ft, w/ 32 inseam (with my novice look up, I should be around a 58...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 12:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

So what should I be looking for? I found this...

So what should I be looking for?
I found this site...bicycle blue book, so I can get an idea if it's a no name brand it won't be on there.

This one looks decent but book value on the site is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

That was my first thought, but the guy started...

That was my first thought, but the guy started listing out the parts, so I thought maybe it would be alright.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 10:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

Can I get some opinions on these 2 I found...

Can I get some opinions on these 2 I found locally on craigslist?


https://fingerlakes.craigslist.org/bik/d/nice-tri-bike-and-trainer/6218636025.html...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 07:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

  Syracuse, NY   6'1" and inseam is approx...

 
Syracuse, NY  
6'1" and inseam is approx 32" 
<a href='http://<a href="https://syracuse.craigslist.org/search/bia" target="_blank"><font face="Helv"><font size="2"><font color="#0000ff"><font...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 07:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

So what about some of the discounted bikes at...

So what about some of the discounted bikes at bikes direct or nashbar?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-17, 09:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

Thanks for the well thought out response...Lays...

Thanks for the well thought out response...Lays it out perfectly for me.
I started running a few years ago,so I know all about race fees, cost of nutrition/ hydration,accessories, etc.
I'm a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 09:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

I guess I still have a ton more research to do,...

I guess I still have a ton more research to do, but they look way cooler and more modern than the walmart bikes I've seen that look like 10 speeds from when I was a kid.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 09:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

Gotcha... would that be better than 21st century...

Gotcha... would that be better than 21st century parts in a walmart bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 09:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

Sorry...i meant the website light in the box. ...

Sorry...i meant the website light in the box.
http://www.lightinthebox.com/narrow/road-bike_v181972t0/bikes_c26902#nohash
I know it's a huge risk but potentially getting something quality that is...
07-15-17, 09:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,616
Posted By ssmorol

What is the difference between single gear and...

What is the difference between single gear and fixie?
Forum: Introductions
07-15-17, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By ssmorol

Hope so! Thanks

Hope so! Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 09:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

??

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

Agreed

Agreed
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 09:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

I'm completely lost on this convo... I'm a total...

I'm completely lost on this convo... I'm a total newb...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,561
Posted By ssmorol

Unbranded Bikes

Just wondering the thoughts on unbranded bikes like the ones found on light in the box.
I was reading recently about some that had purchased carbon frames from Asia, but wondering about a full bike...
07-14-17, 05:23 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 85,377
Posted By ssmorol

I like the Clydesdale name...I've been called a...

I like the Clydesdale name...I've been called a lot worse!
Forum: Introductions
07-14-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By ssmorol

Good luck bud! I quit smoking a few years ago and...

Good luck bud! I quit smoking a few years ago and took up running. Biking is next for me... looking for info here
Forum: Introductions
07-14-17, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By ssmorol

welcome... I'm a newbie too!

welcome... I'm a newbie too!
Forum: Introductions
07-14-17, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By ssmorol

Hello from central NY

Hi all,
Just discovered this forum while searching for a bike. Haven't ridden a bike in about 20 years. After taking up running a few years ago, a friend is trying to talk me into doing a tri. My...
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