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05-24-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By TaintedRide

Did your lock come with a mount to attach it to...

Did your lock come with a mount to attach it to your frame?

I have a Kryptonite u lock and it came with a clamp I can mount to my seat tube, by the vertical water bottle holder and it stays out...
10-12-19, 12:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,752
Posted By TaintedRide

Why are you acting as though Amain put...

Why are you acting as though Amain put Performance bike, Nashbar, danscomp etc out of business? These companies filed bankruptcy and Amain is purchasing them to keep them alive.

If you want to...
10-10-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,593
Posted By TaintedRide

Congrats on wearing out a tire!! There is...

Congrats on wearing out a tire!! There is something so satisfying to me when I wear one out. I ride in Arizona where it's really flat so no concern about high speed descents. Keep on wearing those...
10-10-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,399
Posted By TaintedRide

I use Meguiars quick wax that I can get from...

I use Meguiars quick wax that I can get from Walmart. It's cheap and works great. I like to take care of my stuff with maintenance and I also like to keep them clean so they look good.
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07-29-18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By TaintedRide

Man you guys sure are rough today. ...

Man you guys sure are rough today.

Regarding the slime it will be no different when inflating the tires. Slime does work best for small punctures such as thorns and usually seals up the hole no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 03:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,813
Posted By TaintedRide

I used to have a jersey made for hot weather from...

I used to have a jersey made for hot weather from Performance Bike but I haven't been able to find them in a couple of years.

I don't see many hot weather long sleeve jerseys and it's...
07-14-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By TaintedRide

That looks like a pretty cool event! Good to see...

That looks like a pretty cool event! Good to see them promoting cycling in the local community.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-17, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,179
Posted By TaintedRide

Well I have a Trek Emonda ALR and I really like...

Well I have a Trek Emonda ALR and I really like the way it rides.

As far as getting a bike with rim brakes or disc it could go both ways. Right now the trend toward discs seems that it may...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-17, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By TaintedRide

Well I was in a similar situation and can speak...

Well I was in a similar situation and can speak from experience. I started off on my dad's 1973 Mizutani road bike. It is chromoly and had great components for that Era. However, the bike did not fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,564
Posted By TaintedRide

Went for a nice 30 mile ride with a few buddies...

Went for a nice 30 mile ride with a few buddies last night. It was really nice out compared to during the day, it was about 110 yesterday. Just as we we finishing up the ride it started storming...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-17, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,378
Posted By TaintedRide

What type of bike are you riding currently? ...

What type of bike are you riding currently?

What type of bikes do your local bike shops carry?

I ended up getting a Trek Emonda ALR in January. I was also looking at the Domane but also Giant...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-17, 09:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By TaintedRide

Also signaling early so that the cars know what...

Also signaling early so that the cars know what you will be doing and make sure to check if the cars see you. Moving across 2 or more lanes to make a left can be intimidating, I have to move across 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-17, 09:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,564
Posted By TaintedRide

Living in Arizona the night rides are much more...

Living in Arizona the night rides are much more enjoyable than the early morning rides. Once a week my buddies and I all go for a weekly ride usually between 25-40 miles. Ride starts anywhere from...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,533
Posted By TaintedRide

Like was mentioned earlier, do you have your...

Like was mentioned earlier, do you have your Tiagra set tuned and adjusted properly?

I have an Emonda ALR with Tiagra and I think it shifts and stops great. Now I did have to make some...
07-06-17, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By TaintedRide

I ride mine at 110 F/R and I weigh 210. 110 is...

I ride mine at 110 F/R and I weigh 210. 110 is not that uncommon I didn't think.
07-06-17, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By TaintedRide

You should definitely put them on your new Trek...

You should definitely put them on your new Trek ALR, these are the tires I run on mine and I really dig em.

Good luck and keep us posted!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-17, 07:15 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 221,229
Posted By TaintedRide

Got my Emonda ALR4 back at the beginning of the...

Got my Emonda ALR4 back at the beginning of the year. Here are some pictures I've taken while out on my rides.

Taken at my office
...
07-05-17, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By TaintedRide

Yes I would imagine it's just bad luck. When you...

Yes I would imagine it's just bad luck. When you were out on the road how did you fix it? It sounds like you were able to repair it.

I don't think any tire on the market would have prevented that...
07-04-17, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By TaintedRide

Happy 4th! Thanks for posting the video, looked...

Happy 4th! Thanks for posting the video, looked like a nice ride. I liked your bike with the military statue.
07-04-17, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By TaintedRide

Welcome from Arizona! Hope you enjoy the forum!

Welcome from Arizona! Hope you enjoy the forum!
07-02-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,887
Posted By TaintedRide

What's the highest pressure you will need to...

What's the highest pressure you will need to read? Also what type of valve do you have on your bike?
Forum: Commuting
06-24-17, 12:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,236
Posted By TaintedRide

Yeah it's been toasty the past week. Riding home...

Yeah it's been toasty the past week. Riding home during the hottest part of the day isn't the most enjoyable but at least I'm still riding!
Forum: Commuting
06-20-17, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,236
Posted By TaintedRide

One question I do have and this may not be the...

One question I do have and this may not be the correct thread but should we not put as much air in the tires when it's this hot? I'm just thinking if the air in the tires expand too much it might...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By TaintedRide

Welcome back man! It really does feel great to be...

Welcome back man! It really does feel great to be on the bicycle every day. I really enjoy it because it doubles as my fitness and transportation!
Forum: Commuting
06-20-17, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,511
Posted By TaintedRide

How far is your commute? Have commuted by bicycle...

How far is your commute? Have commuted by bicycle before or is this a new gig?

I used to have a 15 mile one way commute and I just prefer to use a backpack. I figured since I already had a bike...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-17, 06:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,236
Posted By TaintedRide

Yes, it has been pretty toasty here in Az. I have...

Yes, it has been pretty toasty here in Az. I have a feeling it will be like this for a majority of the summer. Most can't wait for monsoon season just so there's a bit of a break. I have been...
06-13-17, 11:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,348
Posted By TaintedRide

What type of riding are you doing? What's the...

What type of riding are you doing? What's the average distance you are traveling?

Some info will help point you in the right direction. There are quite a few choices for different shorts out...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-17, 10:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,712
Posted By TaintedRide

Where are you located? What kind of bike share...

Where are you located? What kind of bike share program is this? It looks pretty cool! Tell us more!
Forum: Commuting
06-10-17, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,993
Posted By TaintedRide

What is your ride experience? How long have you...

What is your ride experience? How long have you been riding? What type of rides are you wanting to do on the weekends?

I commute to work on a Trek Emonda, my ride was 15 miles one way until about...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-17, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By TaintedRide

Not sure which would be better for me. I don't...

Not sure which would be better for me. I don't like the cold, anything below 60, although the summers here are pretty warm. It's going to be 113-116 degree temps all next week, but it's a dry heat :)
05-17-17, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By TaintedRide

Ouch, my mistake. They are a local company in Az...

Ouch, my mistake. They are a local company in Az but I guess that's where it ends. Thanks for the info
05-17-17, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By TaintedRide

A few of my buddies ride State bikes with me....

A few of my buddies ride State bikes with me. It's nice to have a legit local bike company that makes their frames here in Az. Frames are pretty solid and are great if you want to run SS/Fixed gear. ...
05-14-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,361
Posted By TaintedRide

Last year on a charity ride I went 38mph downhill...

Last year on a charity ride I went 38mph downhill on my 1973 Road Bike. It was a bit of a rush for me, not sure I'd want to go much faster than that.
05-13-17, 01:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,795
Posted By TaintedRide

That's good to know on the "ice bottle" here in...

That's good to know on the "ice bottle" here in Az where it gets toasty on the road my bottles are full of ice and then cold water and I'm lucky if there is still cool water after 2 hours of riding....
05-10-17, 12:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,944
Posted By TaintedRide

I can say from first hand experience if you can...

I can say from first hand experience if you can take a rest day or a day off the bike then do it. Your legs will really benefit from the rest days.

I was in a motorcycle accident 2 months ago and...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By TaintedRide

Are these the same model of shoe or is it when...

Are these the same model of shoe or is it when you switch models/brands?
Forum: BMX
04-29-17, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,611
Posted By TaintedRide

Looks like a fun bike, nice choice!

Looks like a fun bike, nice choice!
Forum: BMX
04-29-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,611
Posted By TaintedRide

Nice job, are you in Az by chance? Just wondering...

Nice job, are you in Az by chance? Just wondering because of your user name. I'm over in Chandler
04-27-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By TaintedRide

Before recommending a road bike can I ask how...

Before recommending a road bike can I ask how long have you been interested in riding Road Bikes? Do you know if it's something you want to do regularly or just try out?

If you aren't sure if...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-17, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,265
Posted By TaintedRide

Thanks for posting the links of those shimano...

Thanks for posting the links of those shimano components. Pretty informative
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-17, 10:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,265
Posted By TaintedRide

That was a big reason I went with the Trek Emonda...

That was a big reason I went with the Trek Emonda ALR4. It has a full groupset and not a different component setup. I have the Tiagra group on mine and it feels pretty good.

There are lots of...
Forum: BMX
04-25-17, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,611
Posted By TaintedRide

The OP wants to ride the bike to the skatepark....

The OP wants to ride the bike to the skatepark. I'm assuming he doesn't mean the skatepark in the next state.

It will be fine, a 26" is way more efficient than the 20" version.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-17, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By TaintedRide

Looks like you've got a sweet set up there! ...

Looks like you've got a sweet set up there!

What kind of rides do you have planned for the year? What kind of mileage are you expecting?
Forum: BMX
04-24-17, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,611
Posted By TaintedRide

I'd say that bike would be find for what you...

I'd say that bike would be find for what you intend to ride it as. I have 2 Eastern bikes and really like them.

Have you ever ridden a 26" BMX bike?

Why is everyone acting like you can't ride...
04-24-17, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,658
Posted By TaintedRide

Keep up the great work! Riding bikes is a great...

Keep up the great work! Riding bikes is a great way to lose weight since you can get out and enjoy the fresh air and scenery instead of sitting on a treadmill watching TV.

I would also recommend...
04-24-17, 09:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By TaintedRide

Just curious how old are you? In my...

Just curious how old are you?

In my personal experience my pops got me into bikes, all kinds. In high school I restored his 70's road bike and I still have it to this day. It's the last thing I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,265
Posted By TaintedRide

Have you checked out the Trek Emonda? It comes in...

Have you checked out the Trek Emonda? It comes in an Aluminum frame but for the 105 components it is a little above your budget. I picked up an Emonda ALR4 with Tiagra components and I ride about...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-17, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By TaintedRide

That's a really good idea on the spare wheels,...

That's a really good idea on the spare wheels, never would have thought of that. I commute over 200 miles a week a broken wheel would really mess things up.
04-17-17, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,069
Posted By TaintedRide

Are you possibly concerned with taking the bike...

Are you possibly concerned with taking the bike through various altitudes? I always check my tire pressure before any ride regardless, just check them before you take it out on the next ride. Also...
04-17-17, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By TaintedRide

If you're having tightness in the low back try...

If you're having tightness in the low back try stretching your quads. Typically the tight quads and hip flexors cause cyclists the low back pain but you can feel like it is coming from the hamstrings.
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