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Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-18, 02:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,640
Posted By alexaschwanden

I rode my over 100.4 miles with it this weekend...

I rode my over 100.4 miles with it this weekend with 2391ft of climbing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-18, 10:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,436
Posted By alexaschwanden

Tools that start to rust in my saddle bag.

Tools that start to rust in my saddle bag.
04-18-18, 11:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,143
Posted By alexaschwanden

What Bikes would be what cars.

I was thinking, what bikes would be what cars and this is what I came up with.

Road bikes = sedans
Cross bikes = rally cars
Mountain bikes= off road vehicles
Touring bikes= semi trucks...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-18, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By alexaschwanden

I did 76 miles with 2755ft of climbing and it was...

I did 76 miles with 2755ft of climbing and it was quite fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,978
Posted By alexaschwanden

New 2018 Trek 920 Adventure off-road touring...

New 2018 Trek 920 Adventure off-road touring bike. I had it for 6 days now and it has over 400 miles on it, just commuting to work. I love biking.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-17, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By alexaschwanden

Friday relaxed all day Saturday 48 miles ...

Friday relaxed all day
Saturday 48 miles
Sunday 53 miles
08-10-17, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 69,925
Posted By alexaschwanden

36 miles on my mountain bike before work at the...

36 miles on my mountain bike before work at the bike shop.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-17, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,051
Posted By alexaschwanden

I did 46 mile grocery Ride today, 70+ pound bike...

I did 46 mile grocery Ride today, 70+ pound bike including the food. I am getting use to it now, it's a great work out.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-17, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By alexaschwanden

Today I rode 50.3 miles from San Jose to Palo...

Today I rode 50.3 miles from San Jose to Palo alto and back. I bought a 20 year cannondale f300 a few weeks ago and turned it in to a commuter/touring bike. It weights about 55 lbs. About 900 miles...
02-17-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By alexaschwanden

I plan on doing air with it, like touring, hill...

I plan on doing air with it, like touring, hill climbing and descending, grocery runs, jump off curbs, what fails on a suspension fork, the stanchons, springs,lowers?.
02-16-17, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By alexaschwanden

Worn out fork, ride it or replace it?

I have a used 1997 Cannondale F300 and it has only 10- 20mm suspension, should I ride it or replace it with a rigid one. It's a 1 inch steerer. I have modernize the brakes,saddle,tires, and some of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-17, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By alexaschwanden

Look me up on strava, username :Alex aschwanden.

Look me up on strava, username :Alex aschwanden.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-17, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By alexaschwanden

http://https://www.strava.com/dashboard#_=_ ...

http://https://www.strava.com/dashboard#_=_

See if this works.
01-22-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By alexaschwanden

The way down was slushy and light snow but then...

The way down was slushy and light snow but then it became really cold descending at 18mph, folding bikes handle quite good with the right skills and dual compound brake pads. It was a 10/10 in...
01-21-17, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By alexaschwanden

Amazing hill climb!!!

Today I rode my folding Tern link c8 bike up Mount Hamilton which is about 25 miles one way and 4275ft. It was 39F and rain then snow at the top. I pushed my self very hard with a gear ratio of 52...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-17, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By alexaschwanden

2016 tern link c8 can climb!

Today I rode my folding bike up Mount Hamilton which is about 25 miles and 4275ft. It was 39F and light rain then snow at the top. I pushed my self very hard with a gear ratio of 52 chain ring and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-17, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,517
Posted By alexaschwanden

Forte sweep 1300 miles

This saddle was nice for 54$ on sale then it snapped a titanium/Cromoly saddle rail today. Very weird.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,404
Posted By alexaschwanden

I did over 14,370 miles this year. Many centuries...

I did over 14,370 miles this year. Many centuries and three times up mount Hamilton.
11-22-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,619
Posted By alexaschwanden

My top speed is about 29 mph for road bikes,...

My top speed is about 29 mph for road bikes, 25mph for mountain bikes, and folding is about 24mph. But down hill over 48.8 mph on a loaded touring bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-16, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10,095
Views: 242,397
Posted By alexaschwanden

I biked over 12,000 miles this year so far. Great...

I biked over 12,000 miles this year so far. Great fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-16, 04:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,949
Posted By alexaschwanden

I saw two dead dogs on the side of the road, they...

I saw two dead dogs on the side of the road, they were improperly desposed.
Forum: Touring
10-06-16, 07:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,494
Posted By alexaschwanden

My LG Gpad tablet. Take videos and photos with...

My LG Gpad tablet. Take videos and photos with some game play.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,978
Posted By alexaschwanden

I just bought a 2016 Marin Four Corners touring...

I just bought a 2016 Marin Four Corners touring bike, my last road bike had over 6700+ miles on it in 7 months.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-16, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By alexaschwanden

I went biking about 250 miles this last week, and...

I went biking about 250 miles this last week, and i have over 5411 miles on my road bike in 6 months of owning it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,471
Posted By alexaschwanden

Blow torch.

Blow torch.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-16, 12:25 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 22,935
Posted By alexaschwanden

I use a brooks imperial b17 black saddle,...

I use a brooks imperial b17 black saddle, thousands of miles later it is better than all the saddles i have tried in 56,000 miles of biking.
07-19-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,789
Posted By alexaschwanden

i am not good at patching tubes so i buy tubes...

i am not good at patching tubes so i buy tubes instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-16, 08:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,186
Posted By alexaschwanden

My Evo tires max out at 100 psi so that is what i...

My Evo tires max out at 100 psi so that is what i use , gatorskins up to 120 psi i use.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-16, 08:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,866
Posted By alexaschwanden

in 6 years of biking i have had 6 pairs of...

in 6 years of biking i have had 6 pairs of cycling shoes, each year they would fall apart in some weird way. so now i am back to normal pedals and sneakers with regular shorts and t-shirt. as i found...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-16, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,978
Posted By alexaschwanden

today i bought : new Evo tires 7 tubes ...

today i bought :
new Evo tires
7 tubes
alloy pedals
tire liners
and rode 66 miles in 81F weather
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-16, 10:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,270
Posted By alexaschwanden

i ride 300-400 miles a week.

i ride 300-400 miles a week.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-16, 05:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,636
Posted By alexaschwanden

i am just a rider, a long distance rider that...

i am just a rider, a long distance rider that does 50-120 miles a day 7 days a week. i believe exercise is very important and knowing your way around with out needing a GPS.
07-11-16, 12:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,726
Posted By alexaschwanden

i have had the specialized henge with Ti rail for...

i have had the specialized henge with Ti rail for over 4500 miles and it wasnt too comfortable, then tried the romin evo saddle 5000 miles no good, brook imperial b17 with the spade looking cutout...
07-10-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By alexaschwanden

i am working on it, so far 6 years of biking and...

i am working on it, so far 6 years of biking and i have 55,000 miles.
07-10-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,378
Posted By alexaschwanden

i started with flat pedals for 6 months then a...

i started with flat pedals for 6 months then a few months with toe straps, then 5.5 years of clipless. now i am back to flat pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,249
Posted By alexaschwanden

i started biking 6 years ago and accumulated over...

i started biking 6 years ago and accumulated over 55,000 miles with different bikes and climbed mount Hamilton.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-16, 08:43 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,741
Posted By alexaschwanden

i will try to get over 9,000! miles (so far 3200...

i will try to get over 9,000! miles (so far 3200 this year in this bike).
have a total of at least 14,000 miles (so far 7300) for the 2016 year
climb mount Hamilton again hopefully with no flats.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,040
Posted By alexaschwanden

i ride 50-120 miles a day seven days a week, and...

i ride 50-120 miles a day seven days a week, and the most in a week i have done was 540+ miles. most in a month was 1800, and in a year 16,780+ miles in 2015.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-16, 07:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,407
Posted By alexaschwanden

saturday: 54 miles from san jose to palo alto CA ...

saturday: 54 miles from san jose to palo alto CA
sunday: 55 miles same ride
i have over 3,000 miles in four months on the this new bike
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-16, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26,480
Views: 16,207,446
Posted By alexaschwanden

nice

nice
06-19-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,086
Posted By alexaschwanden

Momentum Rocker Fat bike 1,300+ mile review...

I bought this Momentum Rocker 3 Fat bike 1 month ago and put over 1300 miles on it. its mostly stock with a few changes: i shorten the handlebars by 4inches, put a brook b-17 imperial saddle on it...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-12-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 122,130
Posted By alexaschwanden

Update: i bought a Momentum (made by Giant)...

Update: i bought a Momentum (made by Giant) Rocker 3 fat bike for 449$ at my lbs plus 10% off, it is 3 weeks old and has over 1027 miles on it. it has had 3 flats, loose front rotor, modified the...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-03-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,505
Posted By alexaschwanden

i bought a Momentum Rocker 3 Fat bike (made by...

i bought a Momentum Rocker 3 Fat bike (made by Giant), it has about 700 miles in about 2 weeks. it is quite a workout with a total weight of 60+ lbs (panniers full of stuff). i can ride it anywhere....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-16, 09:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,093
Posted By alexaschwanden

i rode about 500 miles on my new fat bike in 9...

i rode about 500 miles on my new fat bike in 9 days of owning it. its fun.
Forum: Touring
05-25-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,222
Posted By alexaschwanden

37 lb fat bike, 23 lbs of stuff on the bike plus...

37 lb fat bike, 23 lbs of stuff on the bike plus 150lb rider = 210 lbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,132
Posted By alexaschwanden

my road bike is now 50lbs with all the touring...

my road bike is now 50lbs with all the touring gear on it, it rides alot better and makes you stronger with hill training.
Replies: 43
Views: 8,082
Posted By alexaschwanden

i have 52,000 miles in 6 years of riding.

i have 52,000 miles in 6 years of riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-16, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,692
Posted By alexaschwanden

a few times a week, to talk to my friends there...

a few times a week, to talk to my friends there and customers. i usually get a 15% off anything in the store.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,995
Posted By alexaschwanden

how high can you redline? high cadence.

i am curious how high you can pedal in cadence max, i thought 120 rpms was the max about but i tried to beat that and i got up to over 142 rpms with not to much difficulty.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-16, 04:17 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,000
Posted By alexaschwanden

CAAD10 frame was so thin it dented very easy and...

CAAD10 frame was so thin it dented very easy and flexy BB.
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