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06-04-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,648
Posted By salreus

I just got mine a few weeks ago. Already did the...

I just got mine a few weeks ago. Already did the bolton upgrade. I feel it's worth it being a very heavy guy. Thing is built like a tank. getting handlebar extension today as the stock just doesn't...
02-15-17, 03:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,251
Posted By salreus

I personally like to ride on steel because it...

I personally like to ride on steel because it flexes which makes it a more comfortable ride. But as so many have said it's comfort and proper fit. Doesn't matter how much it cost or what it's made...
02-15-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,598
Posted By salreus

Welcome.... you will get some good answers here....

Welcome.... you will get some good answers here. Wheel concerns will deff come up. But give your desired style of riding and that will better get you the answers you are looking for.
12-07-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,644
Posted By salreus

Why be unhappy and chase the last 5 lbs? if you...

Why be unhappy and chase the last 5 lbs? if you have been there for a year, your body seems ok with it. Mentally you seem not ok with it. What is to be accomplished by losing that last 5 lbs? will it...
07-10-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By salreus

Wahoo Blue SC Speed and Cadence Sensor

$20 off isn't a bad deal. It's a lighting deal. So will only be around for a short time. If you have a need and don't have one already.

Amazon lightning deal is over.
05-06-16, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By salreus

Groupon lights - looks interesting for $8

These look cool, but I suspect the lines do not look as nice in real life as they do in the photo. but for $8. it might be worth a shot getting a few. Anyone have any luck with these?


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05-02-16, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By salreus

oh yeah... I remember my first ride.. I was so...

oh yeah... I remember my first ride.. I was so happy to have made it 1.67 miles. And I was done for days after that.
04-28-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By salreus

I can actually true and tension my own wheels now...

I can actually true and tension my own wheels now that I have all the tools. :) I replace the spokes on my gary fisher after i broke 3 of them... But the spokes are 20 years old. And my bike is being...
04-27-16, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By salreus

wowza...congrats on your purchase. I did end up...

wowza...congrats on your purchase. I did end up getting the Coda Comp. Waiting now for it to be delivered and assembled by my LBS.
04-26-16, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,196
Posted By salreus

When I was looking a few years ago, I test rode...

When I was looking a few years ago, I test rode and fell in love with the Salsa Vaya. It was awesome and I really wanted one but couldn't come to spend $1500. I think it's the steel... :) so happy...
04-26-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By salreus

Decided to go with the Coda Comp. Should be able...

Decided to go with the Coda Comp. Should be able to pick it up in a few days.
04-25-16, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By salreus

riding around in a sofa sounds great to me. What...

riding around in a sofa sounds great to me. What do you mean by "set up for commuting"
04-25-16, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By salreus

Are you saying i don't need to look cause that's...

Are you saying i don't need to look cause that's the best it gets for the price i am looking at or there simply are no other options?
04-25-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By salreus

It does have the stupid suspension fork. I...

It does have the stupid suspension fork. I already replace the suspension seat post years ago.
04-25-16, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By salreus

Which Surly. I thought they were all over 1k.

Which Surly. I thought they were all over 1k.
04-25-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By salreus

Steel Bike under 1k

i didn't know they had steel bikes under 1k.... Looking for some ideas... i want a comfort/relaxed geometry with straight bars, multiple speed. Jamis Coda looks interesting... any other ideas?
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04-21-16, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By salreus

Go Bucks!.. I am in central ohio. if you have...

Go Bucks!.. I am in central ohio. if you have knee issues, deff make sure you saddle is high enough. I made that mistake a few years ago and the pressure put on your knees by having a seat too low...
04-14-16, 11:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,972
Posted By salreus

no worries. A few things... I don't...

no worries.

A few things... I don't actually know what size my current bike is. I ride an old gary fisher hybrid bike with a sloped tube so that is why it doesn't bother me. I really got the bike...
04-14-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,972
Posted By salreus

What the heck does that even mean?

What the heck does that even mean?
04-10-16, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,010
Posted By salreus

So since there is a "72" stamped on the back of...

So since there is a "72" stamped on the back of the derailleur, can I assume that is the year? So then this now tells me the bike is a 1972 Peugeot UE 8.
04-10-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,010
Posted By salreus

The "broken" rear derailleur ending up being the...

The "broken" rear derailleur ending up being the butterfly nut wasn't tightened at the shifter. I was able to shift both front and rear without any issue. I took off the rear derailleur and cleaned...
04-10-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,972
Posted By salreus

Ahhh.... i see what you are saying now. So that...

Ahhh.... i see what you are saying now. So that makes me feel a bit better. Perhaps this will work out for me. I really like the bike but was thinking it was too big. but if i think about it, the top...
04-10-16, 10:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,972
Posted By salreus

I know 53 cm is small for 5'10", I can't help I...

I know 53 cm is small for 5'10", I can't help I have to buy 29" jeans and they still drag. i swear my hips are at the same height as a 5'2" person. I have a long torso.
04-10-16, 10:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,972
Posted By salreus

if the goal is 25mm above the top tube, which is...

if the goal is 25mm above the top tube, which is about .9". I might be just there. so maybe it's fine. I just know I don't have much more room above the top tube.
04-10-16, 10:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,972
Posted By salreus

I haven't actually rode it at all. it needs some...

I haven't actually rode it at all. it needs some work, didn't want to dump money into a bike that I actually won't be able to use. heck, at this point. I can't ride any bike 20+ miles.
04-10-16, 10:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,972
Posted By salreus

I am 5'10" but short 29" legs.

I am 5'10" but short 29" legs.
04-10-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,972
Posted By salreus

Bike too big?

I have never bee on a street bike so I don't really know what is the proper fit. I picked up a vintage bike last weekend and before i mess with it, i want to know if it too big for me. I feel it...
04-06-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,010
Posted By salreus

Well I can and should just leave it be. It's not...

Well I can and should just leave it be. It's not like anyone is going to see the seat post anyway so who cares. And this bike is just at the max size for me when I straddle it, so I don't think I am...
04-04-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,010
Posted By salreus

Well the good news is the stem came off freely...

Well the good news is the stem came off freely and I was able to remove the seat post. However, there appears to be a spacer inside the seatpost. is this ok to remove if I plan on changing out the...
04-03-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,010
Posted By salreus

So, from what I am reading I really need to...

So, from what I am reading I really need to change out the stem or else I am going to die from failure.
04-03-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,010
Posted By salreus

rear shifting is actually the thing that doesn't...

rear shifting is actually the thing that doesn't work on the bike. No doubt already past end of life.
04-03-16, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,010
Posted By salreus

Awesome. Now time to clean it up.

Awesome. Now time to clean it up.
04-03-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,010
Posted By salreus

Please help me identify my peugeot

Just picked this up yesterday and trying to find out more info about it. Figured it would be easier to share a link full of photos vs uploading them all here. Please let m know what you think.
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03-31-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,072
Posted By salreus

I always enjoy the "get the most out of a workout...

I always enjoy the "get the most out of a workout by doing ...." The reality is we aren't looking to do the most workout we can do. If that was the case i would say to take any bike you want and ride...
03-29-16, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,584
Posted By salreus

My wife and I both live in Columbus. Good to see...

My wife and I both live in Columbus. Good to see someone else interested. Paradise Garage is a great place to check out if you are interested. Also, if you need some trail ideas, I can give you a...
03-04-16, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By salreus

yes, 15 on my park tension meter. I do have the...

yes, 15 on my park tension meter. I do have the settings added in their app. just being overly conservative on the 15. that's only like 44 kgf. so I need lots more that that.

haha. yeah.....I...
03-04-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By salreus

I know i could/should upgrade the wheel and plan...

I know i could/should upgrade the wheel and plan on it when i get my new bike. But my wife said she would only let me do that if I can fix this bike. this one is going to be on the trainer. then,...
03-04-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By salreus

I do have a tension meter from park tools. And...

I do have a tension meter from park tools. And the "max" tesnion is another concern I have. i have read the max tension is based off the rim but this is an old rim and i have no idea what the max ...
03-03-16, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By salreus

spoke tension

So, I broke 3 spokes on my rear wheel and decided to replace all the spokes. Why not, I don't know what I am doing. I have worked on the front spokes and I know the tension is the same on both sides....
10-06-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,515
Posted By salreus

I have over 300 and was able to ride hours...

I have over 300 and was able to ride hours without issue. I have an upright bike and ride with one of those over sized big ole fat seats. I know they say that they may be worse because the weight...
09-14-15, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By salreus

I think our winner at 44 donuts which is crazy....

I think our winner at 44 donuts which is crazy. But what really shocked me was someone who finished a 64 mile race in 2h10m. How is that even possible to keep up that average speed.
09-13-15, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By salreus

This one is in Arcanum Ohio. It maxes out at 2000...

This one is in Arcanum Ohio. It maxes out at 2000 riders.
09-12-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By salreus

Tour de Donut

I missed it last year but just finished a few hours ago. It was great fun. First organized I have been on excpet for the one earlier this year hat might have had 10 people riding. On the ride home my...
07-09-15, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By salreus

+1 for Kurt Kinetic Road Machine with Zwift =...

+1 for Kurt Kinetic Road Machine with Zwift = awesome
04-25-15, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By salreus

I used the bike rack I have attached to my car as...

I used the bike rack I have attached to my car as my bike stand. Does that count as being cheap? works like a champ.
04-24-15, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By salreus

I was in the same boat. could see my tires...

I was in the same boat. could see my tires looking like pancakes. I switched to gatorskins and put in over 100 PSI and find I can turn much easier and roll better.
04-24-15, 04:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 26,844
Posted By salreus

I have an old Gary Fisher Napa until I get my...

I have an old Gary Fisher Napa until I get my Salsa Vaya 3
The other bike is a Trek Navagator

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04-23-15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By salreus

Wow that is a great capture. Amazing colors....

Wow that is a great capture. Amazing colors. Thanks for the share.
04-23-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By salreus

Joined.. since I ma over 300 :(

Joined.. since I ma over 300 :(
04-21-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By salreus

Very nice.. I just started last year and found my...

Very nice.. I just started last year and found my first outdoor this year was 5 mile, and my second was 11 miles. Which is great because my weekday last year was about 8-10 and my weekend was around...
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