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07-23-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
Posted By alentric

I just bought a red Diverge a week ago. I love...

I just bought a red Diverge a week ago.
I love it.
10-16-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By alentric

Actually I started working on my core and began...

Actually I started working on my core and began yoga classes. I will try the minor change suggestions to my current bike in the spring before I get a new bike. I do have an urge to get a new bike,...
10-16-16, 03:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By alentric

The owner of the LBS suggested raising the bars,...

The owner of the LBS suggested raising the bars, also. He didn't mention the tires , but I need new ones anyway. I have skinny 23c tires on now. Thanks for the input. I didn't realize tires could...
10-15-16, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By alentric

bike for lower back and neck pain

I have a specialized sirrus road bike for 10 years and i take several spin classes a week. As I get older ( 62) I am experienced slight discomfort in my lower back and neck sometimes. Also, it seems...
Forum: Northeast
07-22-13, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By alentric

I am thinking of doing the 55 mile also. Can...

I am thinking of doing the 55 mile also. Can anyone tell me how crowded it has been in the past
and if it was enjoyable?
Forum: Commuting
04-20-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,467
Posted By alentric

The bike is listed for $75 and is in good...

The bike is listed for $75 and is in good condition. You are right about the $495 bike that is way overpriced.
A new Trek would be too tempting of target to steal on campus--that is why I am looking...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,467
Posted By alentric

ross womens shark for my daughter at college?

I'm looking for a cheap used bike for my daughter to ride around campus
, only short distances--does anyone know anything about a Ross womens
shark 7-speed bike? I saw one used on Craigslist in my...
04-12-10, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,296
Posted By alentric

slower bike--new chain?

I haven't been riding much this winter, but working out in a gym instead--so I am in shape.
But, according to my bike odometer--I am biking a little slower this spring.
I have about 2,500 miles on...
02-03-10, 05:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By alentric

I was looking at the same 2 bikes 2 years ago. I...

I was looking at the same 2 bikes 2 years ago. I am smaller than you 5.6 and 160 lbs-not sure
if that makes a difference, but you mentioned your size. I felt much faster on the Sirrus and
I love...
02-03-10, 05:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,244
Posted By alentric

I ride a Specialized Sirrus and it is great for...

I ride a Specialized Sirrus and it is great for errands, commuting and hard workouts. I have
ridden and kept up with road bikes as long as the riders were in the same physical condition as me.
I...
02-03-10, 05:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,676
Posted By alentric

thanks

Thanks for all the input..You gave me several viable options.
I should have stated that I was looking to spend $50-70 and that do some rides
for distance 1-2 hours , sometimes I ride very hard for...
01-31-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By alentric

TD Bank Five Boro Bike tour?

I was wondering if anyone has cycled this event?
If so, how did you manage the logistics of the race starting in lower Manhattan
and ending in Staten Island?
And was it an enjoyable event?
01-31-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,676
Posted By alentric

shoes for straps and toe clips?

I have been riding with running shoes for a few years ,
would I be better off with a cycling shoe with the straps and
toe clips?
If so , what shoe would you recommend for riding as well as
being...
08-29-09, 04:17 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,666
Posted By alentric

he us riding with his daughter ..she is probably...

he us riding with his daughter ..she is probably going slow, so he doesn't need a helmet
and cars are not a threat What bike is he riding? Can anyone tell?
08-12-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,990
Posted By alentric

the rim change was something the bike shop...

the rim change was something the bike shop reccomended--
because all my flats were occurring in my rear tire, they thought
Specialized should get me a new rim--when they sent the stock rim in-...
08-04-09, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,990
Posted By alentric

I decided it was easier to get a good used mt...

I decided it was easier to get a good used mt bike for the trails by my house then switching tires, etc. So I use the Trek mt bike I purchased for $100 on craigs list on the trails -maybe 10% of the...
08-04-09, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,475
Posted By alentric

my wife has the Specialized and loves it.

my wife has the Specialized and loves it.
08-04-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,083
Posted By alentric

Since I switched to the Specialized Armidillos...

Since I switched to the Specialized Armidillos which sounds like they are putting
on your bike--I have only had 1 flat in a year-somhow a piece of metal worked its
way through --let me know how...
08-04-09, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,464
Posted By alentric

It seems the answer to almost every question I...

It seems the answer to almost every question I asked the nurse at the doctor's
office was 4-6 weeks for tennis, weight lifting etc... I can wait on the weights for longer and I
will wait at least...
08-04-09, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By alentric

I wrote the seller and they never replied-so I...

I wrote the seller and they never replied-so I will not buy them.
Thanks for the input..
08-02-09, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By alentric

pants size European-Large?

I was looking at bike tights on ebay. One company was selling a pair I liked
which were quoted as a size of European Large. Does anyone know how that converts to
US sizes. I am a medium 32 waist...
08-02-09, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,464
Posted By alentric

One week after my operation, I walked 3 miles on...

One week after my operation, I walked 3 miles on the track. Calling doc tomorrow to get a workout schedule. How did your mesh patch get loose?
08-01-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,990
Posted By alentric

I have a Specialized Sirrus too! But I don't use...

I have a Specialized Sirrus too! But I don't use it on trails or gravel. I have a Trek mt bike for that. How does your Sirrus handle on the gravel or are you staying on the roads? - I love my bike...
07-31-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,464
Posted By alentric

recovery from hernia operation ?s

Hi,
I have been away for awhile-I had a pain in my groin that caused me to
slow down my cycling considerabley. It took some time to diagnose it as a hernia,
but that was the final conclusion. I...
12-17-08, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 25,096
Posted By alentric

How did the doctor determine you had nerve damage...

How did the doctor determine you had nerve damage and what type of doctor is it?
if you don't mind sharing that information-- that's ok --I may have a lot of nerve asking that question.
I have been...
12-13-08, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By alentric

Blazing pedals, I am not ready yet. BUt, I...

Blazing pedals,
I am not ready yet. BUt, I don't see many recumbents around. Who makes them? What do good entry level ones cost?--It seems like a major leap to just buy on. I don't recall seeing...
12-10-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By alentric

Thanks, Bk my situation is more of a discomfort...

Thanks, Bk
my situation is more of a discomfort too
does feel like a golf ball sometimes near just above the pubic bone in the front of me
no problems peeing yet..
at then end of the day...
12-10-08, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,513
Posted By alentric

which tires did you buy and how id it work out? I...

which tires did you buy and how id it work out? I am looking at the same type of tire.
12-10-08, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By alentric

mtnroads--thank you for your input--my PSA levels...

mtnroads--thank you for your input--my PSA levels were .2 a year ago and the same last week--
If I have non-bacterial prostatitis I certainly have a milder case then you did. I finished the...
12-09-08, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By alentric

you did the right thing by buying at your LBS..I...

you did the right thing by buying at your LBS..I purchased my bike a year ago and
my wife's Specialized hybrid last summer from my LBS..and I don't regret it for one second..
we both love our...
12-09-08, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By alentric

My urologist was not knocking cycling for...

My urologist was not knocking cycling for exercise..he was stating it was possible
for it to cause prostate irritation..I did a lot of my cycling on a stationary bike at
my gym which had a big...
12-09-08, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By alentric

Prostates?

I hate bringing up the subject, but the urologist said I have an irritated prostate, which could have been caused by excessive bike riding. I am not sure he is right. I read old posts on the subject...
12-03-08, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,642
Posted By alentric

Urologist gave me an exam and said I have a...

Urologist gave me an exam and said I have a strain and inflamation in the cord leading up to my right testicle. And separately an irritated prostate which he said could easily be from excessive...
12-01-08, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,642
Posted By alentric

Thanks for the input..I am going to see a...

Thanks for the input..I am going to see a urologist this week..I think the hydrocele may be a coincidental situation discovered in my MRI--it is on the side of my intermittent pain-but my testicles...
11-30-08, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,642
Posted By alentric

hyrdrocele question

Ihad an mri to test for a hernia it said I have a hydrocele instead has anyone else had one does cycling cause it
11-10-08, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By alentric

dry rot tire questions ?s

I have a Trek 850 mt bike that I bought on craigs list last summer..I use my road bike more often.
This bike is for an occasional trail ride and for my kids to use around town..
The tires are...
10-25-08, 02:29 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,324
Posted By alentric

The phrase I hate is when someone says --I am...

The phrase I hate is when someone says --I am having a senior moment--when they can't remember something----it is implying that seniors have bad memories, which is not always true--
and by...
10-13-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By alentric

strained groin ?'s

Anyone ever have a strained lower abdomen or groin strain?
I have had one for a month and is a very nagging type of discomfort.
not very painful--just a discomfort
I had 2 doctors check for a...
08-18-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,243
Posted By alentric

my wife has a Specialized Crossroads step-thru...

my wife has a Specialized Crossroads step-thru and she loves the bike and get a lot use out of it--
I paid $330 new-you can probably find a used one on craigslist or ebay at a significant savings...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-08, 05:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,788
Posted By alentric

I commute with a Specialized Sirrus flat-bar road...

I commute with a Specialized Sirrus flat-bar road bike with Armadillo 700x23 tires and I go fast and I love it--
My ride is only 5 miles each way -so I use a carrier on my back --I know people will...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-08, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 746
Posted By alentric

I have been riding a Specialized Sirrus for 8...

I have been riding a Specialized Sirrus for 8 months and I love it--I test rode Jamis, Trek , Giant,
Diamondback and several others at similar prices and I preferred the Sirrus. And I knew it the...
08-05-08, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By alentric

My wife just picked out a Specialized Crossroads...

My wife just picked out a Specialized Crossroads WD 2008 for her anniversary present. She loves it and I am elated that she has been on it 4 straight days. A trail ride Sunday and rode to work every...
08-02-08, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By alentric

my wife just bought a Specialized Crossroad and...

my wife just bought a Specialized Crossroad and loves it very comfortable
Forum: Commuting
08-01-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By alentric

I looked at the Specialized Sirrus and the Trek...

I looked at the Specialized Sirrus and the Trek 7.3 and I went with the Sirrus. I felt more comfortable and faster on the Sirrus--The owner of the Fuji dealer near me was not a person I wanted to...
08-01-08, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By alentric

find a girl with more money to spend on a bike

find a girl with more money to spend on a bike
07-31-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By alentric

comfort bike-wife update-- we went yesterday to...

comfort bike-wife update--
we went yesterday to LBS and they had a Specialized WD Expedition-in her size and a
Specialized WD Crossroads. The Crossroads is almost the same bike-it just has higher...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-08, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,147
Posted By alentric

I tried the Trek 7.3 and a few other...

I tried the Trek 7.3 and a few other hybrids--when I test rode a Specialized Sirrus-
I knew is was for me-I felt faster and more comfortable--
Trek 7.3 was my second choice
07-27-08, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By alentric

I typed the original title while I was half...

I typed the original title while I was half asleep--
I guess I neglected to proof-read my post-
I already have the wife--it is the bike she needs-
She tried the Specialized Carmel--26 inch the...
07-25-08, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By alentric

comfort bike for wife?

My wife is looking for a comfort bike--looking at some Specialized bikes--
she likes the 2009 Specialized Globe Caramel--had yet to ride the Specialized Expedition-2008.
She likes the large...
07-25-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By alentric

comfort bike for wife

My wife is looking for a comfort bike--looking at some Specialized bikes--
she likes the 2009 Specialized Globe Caramel--had yet to ride the Specialized Expedition-2008.
She likes the large...
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