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Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-10, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 560
Posted By spwelton

Oh man, you are lucky

Oh man, you are lucky
Forum: Commuting
09-13-10, 02:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,608
Posted By spwelton

Only when riding in the rain

Only when riding in the rain
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,080
Posted By spwelton

the cheapest wal-mart sunglasses, so that when...

the cheapest wal-mart sunglasses, so that when (not if) I lose or break them, its not a big deal
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-10, 10:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,591
Posted By spwelton

From what I've hear chocolate milk is one of the...

From what I've hear chocolate milk is one of the best. Have yet to try it though. I usually just have regular milk.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-10, 08:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,459
Posted By spwelton

Or get good at detaching your frame pump quickly...

Or get good at detaching your frame pump quickly :P
09-02-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,190
Posted By spwelton

I actually do have a dashcam (not a cop) and I've...

I actually do have a dashcam (not a cop) and I've never caught anything like this. I don't use it most of the time, but there have been times where I thought "man, I wish I had my dashcam on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-10, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By spwelton

I've run over a surprising amount of glass on my...

I've run over a surprising amount of glass on my armadillos... Not a single flat from punctures. (knock on wood)
08-25-10, 06:10 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-10, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,485
Posted By spwelton

just give it a few days. After a bit, you'll be...

just give it a few days. After a bit, you'll be trying to unclip even on platform pedals
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,663
Posted By spwelton

Maybe he did mean 'censor' :lol: ...

Maybe he did mean 'censor' :lol:

http://imgur.com/kqhBj.jpg
Forum: Commuting
08-24-10, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By spwelton

If I didn't have an aversion to spending $60 on a...

If I didn't have an aversion to spending $60 on a garment, I'd be buying a couple of these :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-10, 07:30 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,663
Posted By spwelton

Yeah, there's quite a bit of variance in...

Yeah, there's quite a bit of variance in manufacturer's suggested circumferences. Measuring the roll out is the best way to get more accuracy.
08-22-10, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,351
Posted By spwelton

AirZound ...

AirZound

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQjH4tNUZ_g&feature=related

Might be a bit overkill though :lol:
08-22-10, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By spwelton

I have a 2009 Vienna 2. I use it for commuting...

I have a 2009 Vienna 2. I use it for commuting and it's served me quite well. The quality is good and its a good looking bike :) My model year came with a suspension seatpost so I had to swap that...
08-21-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 452,449
Posted By spwelton

Did a 6 mile ride in a torrential downpour....

Did a 6 mile ride in a torrential downpour. Didn't originally intend the ride to be that short or in too bad of rain but had to cut it short...

Had a blast in the rain though! :D
08-19-10, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,090
Posted By spwelton

I know I woulda done it if the minimum wasn't so...

I know I woulda done it if the minimum wasn't so high. There's no way I could raise a grand on my own...

$250 or so, now that's doable
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-10, 05:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,996
Posted By spwelton

She was looking right and turning left? wow.......

She was looking right and turning left? wow.... In that case, no, not over the top
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-10, 08:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,655
Posted By spwelton

That's kinda what I thought, just never really...

That's kinda what I thought, just never really thought of not putting them back on... hmmmm
Forum: Introductions
08-17-10, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By spwelton

Welcome, from another member in Central OH! :)

Welcome, from another member in Central OH! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-10, 08:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,655
Posted By spwelton

^ This is also the first thing I thought of... ...

^ This is also the first thing I thought of...

on topic though, is there any real disadvantage to having them on there? Or is it just "cool" to not have them?
Forum: Commuting
08-17-10, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By spwelton

A saddle bag (with spare tube, tire levers, and...

A saddle bag (with spare tube, tire levers, and multitool), a frame pump, and water bottles and cages. I also have fenders on my bike for rainy days.

That's basically all i carry.
Forum: Commuting
08-12-10, 08:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,117
Posted By spwelton

lol, I LOVE the 584 x 32.8 (or so) on the tire!

lol, I LOVE the 584 x 32.8 (or so) on the tire!
08-08-10, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By spwelton

I'm pretty happy with my Globe Vienna 2, which is...

I'm pretty happy with my Globe Vienna 2, which is basically Specialized's commuter type bikes... It seems to meet all your criteria except for the tires, it comes with 700x35 tires, although that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,192
Posted By spwelton

the Performance video link is locked out?

the Performance video link is locked out?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,192
Posted By spwelton

http://www.salem-news.com/stimg/july132006/atom_bo...

http://www.salem-news.com/stimg/july132006/atom_bomb.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16,062
Views: 333,120
Posted By spwelton

Page 666!!!

Page 666!!!
Forum: Commuting
07-30-10, 01:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,146
Posted By spwelton

Platinum here since I commute every day, although...

Platinum here since I commute every day, although my commute is a short 3 miles hahaha.

Real mileage comes from the bike path near work! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-10, 01:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,164
Posted By spwelton

I bought some Pearl Izumi gloves and they have...

I bought some Pearl Izumi gloves and they have some kind of odd velcro... Its not like normal velcro and it doesn't stay strapped very well
07-28-10, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,141
Posted By spwelton

Probably the chain is rubbing the front...

Probably the chain is rubbing the front derailler. It just needs adjusted. Most bike shops will do it for dirt cheap or there's a ton of good info on the internet on how to do it yourself. Basically...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,877
Posted By spwelton

HAHA This is what I'm talking about... I would...

HAHA This is what I'm talking about... I would imagine the bike can handle it just fine, but I'm still a noob and haven't even ever tried to bunny hop my bike
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,877
Posted By spwelton

Just saying I wouldn't want to try and do a bunny...

Just saying I wouldn't want to try and do a bunny hop going 15-20... I'd rather slow down a bit and just stay on the ground
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,877
Posted By spwelton

I wouldn't try bunny hopping your bike, probalby...

I wouldn't try bunny hopping your bike, probalby wouldn't end well at speed.

If there's a bump that looks bad or that I know is bad, I'll stand up and keep my knees and elbows bent and relaxed....
Forum: Commuting
07-19-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By spwelton

I commute on mine. It works well, but I'd prefer...

I commute on mine. It works well, but I'd prefer drops. Unfortunately there were no competitively priced bikes with drops.
07-06-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,302
Posted By spwelton

Any bike that isn't a pure road bike or pure...

Any bike that isn't a pure road bike or pure mountain bike. They can be anywhere in between that spectrum, for example, you have comfort hybrids, fast hybrids, commuter-type bikes, the list goes on...
07-06-10, 09:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,951
Posted By spwelton

Haha, no you're not crazy. I've been considering...

Haha, no you're not crazy. I've been considering doing this myself. Unfortunately for my bike, the car usually wins out on hobby spending. lol
07-01-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,342
Posted By spwelton

Thanks for all your help! I don't think the...

Thanks for all your help! I don't think the problem is with the saddle, I've spent a lot of time working on that, proper height and fore/aft position, etc. I can ride for an hour and not get...
07-01-10, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,342
Posted By spwelton

Yeah I'd love to do a drop bar conversion but its...

Yeah I'd love to do a drop bar conversion but its not in the cards right now... I wanted to buy with a drop bar but in the new bike category there wasn't anything with drops anywhere near my price...
07-01-10, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,342
Posted By spwelton

I might try adding another spacer under the stem...

I might try adding another spacer under the stem and see if that helps, since its a free fix... Anyone else with any input, too, I would appreciate it!

Thanks!
07-01-10, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,342
Posted By spwelton

Do I need a longer stem?

After long rides I get a little soreness in my palms and elbows. I've got a flat-bar hybrid, which may be slightly too small, but fits great other than this issue. I'm making a conscious effort not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-10, 11:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,348
Posted By spwelton

Mine would look that clean if it weren't dark...

Mine would look that clean if it weren't dark colored metal. I degrease and lube the chain every 100 miles. Lube is cheap and it doesn't take that long, so I don't mind, even if it seems a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 11:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,181
Posted By spwelton

zombies, definitely

zombies, definitely
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-10, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,134
Posted By spwelton

The cake is a lie

The cake is a lie
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 09:53 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,828
Posted By spwelton

haha, my bike came with a 48/38/28 triple as...

haha, my bike came with a 48/38/28 triple as well, and if i put it down in the 32 rear gear, it'll wheelie if i push the pedal too hard. So no, I don't use that gear often at all because its more...
06-15-10, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,860
Posted By spwelton

My bike came with a Specialized body geometry...

My bike came with a Specialized body geometry saddle, and I don't plan on replacing it because its awesome, very comfortable
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-10, 10:36 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,359
Posted By spwelton

I prefer this ...

I prefer this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRuNxHqwazs
Forum: Commuting
06-04-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,180
Posted By spwelton

Actually I really enjoy riding in the rain, as...

Actually I really enjoy riding in the rain, as long as i don't have to be somewhere for a presentation or something, immediately afterwards! haha
05-31-10, 10:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,997
Posted By spwelton

Yeah you can wear regular shoes on the platform...

Yeah you can wear regular shoes on the platform side. Obviously you'll need SPD clipless shoes for the clipless side
05-28-10, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 491
Posted By spwelton

Chain noise in low gear

I'm getting a bit of a clicking sound from the chain when I'm in low gear (big gear) on the RD. I have a triple chainring and usually ride in the middle chainring. It sounds like its coming from...
05-26-10, 01:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,997
Posted By spwelton

The pedals I posted above I got for $18 (brand...

The pedals I posted above I got for $18 (brand new in box) on eBay ;) The shoes on the other hand, not so cheap. Although the platform side on those is plenty grippy that I went without buying the...
05-26-10, 12:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,997
Posted By spwelton

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41U25ijLVbL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41U25ijLVbL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

wellgo platform / spd combo pedals, and a pair of Specialized shoes that I can't seem to find a picture of.
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