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Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-14, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,970
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Invest in insulated water bottles and a zip-up...

Invest in insulated water bottles and a zip-up jersey. When it's extremely humid and I'm burning up, I'll unzip my jersey a little bit and squirt some water on my torso. They are made of better...
Forum: Introductions
06-09-14, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Hello (again) from Florida

It has been a long time since I've hopped on my bike. Life has been one doozy of a roller coaster!

I bought my road bike in '11 and seriously committed myself to the sport. At first, I was a pack...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-12, 11:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,279
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Wow, you guys get technical. All I do is spray...

Wow, you guys get technical. All I do is spray and wipe the chain down with brake-parts cleaner and lube after after each ride. Takes me 10 minutes and cleans up great.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-12, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,152
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Size 10.5-11 US Mens = Shimano size X?

I'm about to buy the Shimano R087 shoe/pedal/cleat combo from Jenson USA (free shipping!), but am stumped on what size to get. The nearest bike shop is miles away and I can never make it there before...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 26,996
Views: 17,160,481
Posted By HoneyDutch09

I never really paid attention to them. But, now...

I never really paid attention to them. But, now that I look closer, they're sorta uneven and ugly. I also have new pedals/shoes coming, too. So far, it's been an awesome bike. I really like the feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-12, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26,996
Views: 17,160,481
Posted By HoneyDutch09

2013 Specialized Allez Sport. I love the blue.

2013 Specialized Allez Sport. I love the blue.
08-01-12, 06:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,576
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Good points about saving up for one. The problem...

Good points about saving up for one. The problem is, my town is not very bike friendly. I have to drive to parks and paved areas to really ride it. I can bike down to Publix, but it's still a...
07-30-12, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,576
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Sort of having buyers remorse...help me out.

I recently bought a brand new 2013 Specialized Allez Sport. It came in a sexy blue finish and I love riding this thing. It really pushes me past my limits and I know I can grow a lot more on this...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26,996
Views: 17,160,481
Posted By HoneyDutch09

I just brought home a 2013 Specialized Allez...

I just brought home a 2013 Specialized Allez Sport. I thought it was going to come in silver/red paint scheme, but instead came a gorgeous blue with white and black lettering. Also, the Shimano Sora...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Well, I went with the new Specialized Allez Sport...

Well, I went with the new Specialized Allez Sport and think I made the right choice. I decided to go new because I wanted a bike with new parts I can rely on for a few years. And plus, the Trek was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-12, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-12, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Thanks for the tips. I don't really want to spend...

Thanks for the tips. I don't really want to spend more than $800 (starting school again soon) It just so happens the bike I found on CL has 105's and matching components. How does this one look?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-12, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Good first road bike?

I want to upgrade from my Origin8 hybrid to a road bike. I would also like to do marathons down the road. I called my local bike shop and they have a Specialized Allez in several sizes for $800 (he...
08-04-11, 06:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,394
Posted By HoneyDutch09

First things first, please avoid Wal Mart! I was...

First things first, please avoid Wal Mart! I was in your shoes a few months ago. I wanted to buy a bike that would not only give me some exercise, but would be versatile and get me around to...
05-19-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,069
Posted By HoneyDutch09

That is a great idea!! I keep forgetting about...

That is a great idea!! I keep forgetting about that place; the guy is so nice too. Actually, he came into my work the other day and we got to talking. He wants me to bring the bike back soon for it's...
05-18-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,069
Posted By HoneyDutch09

What do you think about these? I'm on a budget so...

What do you think about these? I'm on a budget so I'm looking for something basic

http://www.amazon.com/Origin8-Ergo-Lite-Bar-Ends-Black/dp/B002I7MAPQ/ref=pd_sbs_sg_4

The reviews I've read...
05-17-11, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,069
Posted By HoneyDutch09

I was thinking about buying the Origin-8 drop bar...

I was thinking about buying the Origin-8 drop bar ends but don't know how they'll feel..
05-16-11, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,069
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Thanks for all the positive posts everyone! I did...

Thanks for all the positive posts everyone! I did another 16 mile ride, then followed up with 21 miles. Tomorrow, I'll be going back to the park and shooting for 30. My last ride, I ended up meeting...
05-11-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,069
Posted By HoneyDutch09

My first long ride

I recently bought myself an Origin-8 Cutler 7 and went on my first long ride yesterday. I rode 16 miles at the park near my house. Coming from a 20 year old who weighs 150 lbs and stands at 5'10",...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-11, 07:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,730
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Eh, massager bags are alright if you're not...

Eh, massager bags are alright if you're not carrying much but I don't really like them. Backpacks for the win.
Forum: Introductions
05-06-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By HoneyDutch09

You live around Orlando? I was up there last...

You live around Orlando? I was up there last weekend checking out the UCF campus.
Forum: Introductions
05-05-11, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By HoneyDutch09

It's only about 4 miles from my house but I've...

It's only about 4 miles from my house but I've been making trips to the grocery store and friends houses, too. So this little bike has been getting some use and saving me money!
Forum: Introductions
05-04-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Hey man, I just bought a Cutler 7 for $275 at a...

Hey man, I just bought a Cutler 7 for $275 at a bike shop. They're going for the same price online. It's 7 speed hybrid.

http://www.origin-8.com/?page_id=91&short_code=Cutler+7&cl1=BICYCLES
Forum: Introductions
05-04-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By HoneyDutch09

Hello from FL

Hey everyone, I'm new to the forum and biking in general. I figured I could start riding a bike to work/around town instead of my stupid truck. So, I went out and bought myself a Cuter 7 made by...
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