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12-05-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By MorganRaider

Thanks for posting ! - I can't believe that...

Thanks for posting ! - I can't believe that woman did 13K this year, holy cow. I need to get off my duff.
11-28-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,450
Posted By MorganRaider

Terry Liberator Y Gel saddle works for me along...

Terry Liberator Y Gel saddle works for me along with a good set of shorts with a comfortable chamois (Pearl Izumi P.R.O.) and +1 on cyclist2000 stated: Watch the tilt.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,205
Posted By MorganRaider

Cycling PLUS

Cycling PLUS
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-10, 11:06 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,126
Posted By MorganRaider

Mavic Ksyrium Elite Wheelset Terry Liberator Y...

Mavic Ksyrium Elite Wheelset
Terry Liberator Y Gel Saddle
Pearl Izumi Leg Warmers
Hammer HEED
11-02-10, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,602
Posted By MorganRaider

Bruce - you are my hero when it comes to cold...

Bruce - you are my hero when it comes to cold weather riding. I am gearing up for this Saturday - should be a balmy 40 deg F, but first time out in that cold so I am bracing myself.
11-02-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By MorganRaider

@Jiffyjam: The thing that perplexes me to this...

@Jiffyjam:
The thing that perplexes me to this date is how I could put 400 or so miles on the hybrid last fall with no knee pain. My fitter, who also happens to be a cycling coach and married to a...
11-01-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By MorganRaider

I also found somewhat steep incline walk on...

I also found somewhat steep incline walk on treadmill helped. I would lay off the hill climbs for a while if I were you until you are sure the root cause of original pain has been eliminated.

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10-31-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,495
Posted By MorganRaider

What are your riding goals ? What types of...

What are your riding goals ? What types of surfaces do you ride on ?

The only thing you might want to change are tires. 38c are huge unless you plan riding cinder trails. Go with say...
10-29-10, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 706
Posted By MorganRaider

Mr Jet: These movies are excellent - very...

Mr Jet: These movies are excellent - very entertaining.
10-29-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 706
Posted By MorganRaider

Another Jedi-mind trick: "It's really for both...

Another Jedi-mind trick: "It's really for both of us" Is that what she said ? - hmm
10-29-10, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 706
Posted By MorganRaider

That is hilarious. I am still laughing. I get...

That is hilarious. I am still laughing. I get the superhero garb as well. Nice touch. I have termed this quid pro quo means of acquiring toys as "mutually assured financial destruction". So...
10-28-10, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,934
Posted By MorganRaider

Get the bike that you think you will "crave" to...

Get the bike that you think you will "crave" to ride. In the end, it will probably make you fitter just because you will want to ride it more often.
10-28-10, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 706
Posted By MorganRaider

This sounds like a jedi-mind trick. I bet your...

This sounds like a jedi-mind trick. I bet your wife wants something for herself and will use you getting a new bike as leverage. BTW - go for TREK 2.3 $1500 - new Shimano 105-5750 - cable less hoods...
06-09-10, 04:12 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,844
Posted By MorganRaider

No Worries "Q" :) And yes, I think we are on...

No Worries "Q" :) And yes, I think we are on same page here.
06-08-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,844
Posted By MorganRaider

To make a point -

To make a point -
06-08-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,844
Posted By MorganRaider

Q = this is what I agree with. By all counts,...

Q = this is what I agree with. By all counts, it's a damn fast hybrid.
06-08-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,844
Posted By MorganRaider

More aggressive than the 7.6FX I returned due to...

More aggressive than the 7.6FX I returned due to frame defect. It had a 12 deg stem angle. So as you stated above, per my preferences, I swapped it out with a 17 deg stem. See pics in prior...
06-08-10, 06:39 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,844
Posted By MorganRaider

Not sure what you are talking about "Q" ? I was...

Not sure what you are talking about "Q" ? I was merely commenting on OP saying he did not think the 7.7 FX was versatile. Trying to ride with roadies at 20 mph + all day may be a stretch on...
06-08-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,844
Posted By MorganRaider

OP may be onto something. 7.7FX does come with...

OP may be onto something. 7.7FX does come with a more aggressive stem angle (7 deg). Versatility - hmm you could probably keep up with the roadies, but not for long..depending on one's fitness...
06-05-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 56,860
Posted By MorganRaider

It's a CATEYE V2C - has both speed and cadence....

It's a CATEYE V2C - has both speed and cadence. along with distance. I use cadence >= 80 RPM primarily to ride so I am not stomping the big gears and trashing my knees. In other words, if I start...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-10, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By MorganRaider

Fitter 1 was emphasizing 90 deg when in the drops...

Fitter 1 was emphasizing 90 deg when in the drops and had his elbows locked while showing me, not necessarily when on the hoods. I misunderstood what he meant. He was trying to emphasize proper...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-10, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By MorganRaider

Transition from flat bar hybrid to road bike

I am looking at getting a road bike. Had a detailed, professional fit done. They ran the comparator and found a performance Trek Madone is a perfect fit. Tried a (Performance Fit) Madone today with...
05-09-10, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By MorganRaider

I have a Terry Liberator Y GEL and love it. Very...

I have a Terry Liberator Y GEL and love it. Very comfortable without being too soft. I don't skimp on shorts, Pearl Izumi PRO, but even with Pearl Izumi Elite shorts, I am still very comfortable.
05-09-10, 09:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,449
Posted By MorganRaider

Try a fast flat bar, say a TREK 7.7FX, (700x28's)...

Try a fast flat bar, say a TREK 7.7FX, (700x28's) add some Ergon grips (GC3's) for multiple hand positions and you will probably be within 2-3 mph avg speed and able to handle 75-80 % distance vs. a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-10, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,143
Posted By MorganRaider

That's a great deal !

That's a great deal !
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