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Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-17, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By StoneFence

:lol: Steel is a Jamise Quest (elite maybe) ...

:lol:

Steel is a Jamise Quest (elite maybe)

Carbon is a Jamis Xenith Endura
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-17, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By StoneFence

Both start with 25mm tires. The steel one can...

Both start with 25mm tires. The steel one can take 28s I think. Have to check on the CF, but both are endurance type bikes, not racers. Forgot to consider the tire width, although I would start at...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-17, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By StoneFence

Might get my first +1

So I am considering a new bike. My LBS guy is looking into carbon for me (a couple of model years old, but new in box). I currently have a steel bike (4130). He also has a NIB bike in my size in 631...
09-05-17, 08:19 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,094
Posted By StoneFence

Thanks for all the answers to my newbie...

Thanks for all the answers to my newbie questions! I have a better understanding of strategy now and the commentary. I don't watch the actual race, just highlights from YouTube and also the...
09-01-17, 04:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,094
Posted By StoneFence

I'm not doing too badly

I am Velonewb in the league. I know next to nothing about cycling(racing) and I pick riders I like. I lean heavily Orica-Scott.

A couple of questions for y'all 1) What is the difference...
07-13-17, 05:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,623
Posted By StoneFence

This. I find myself going faster while clipped...

This. I find myself going faster while clipped in. Part of this is because I must get to top of the hill or risk tipping over. My pedals are 2 sided so I can ride platform, and when I do, I feel...
07-11-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By StoneFence

I've had a few rides now...

and I have sorted out how I have been going wrong. Thanks everyone for your input!
07-01-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By StoneFence

Thanks do the responses

I stopped at the shop ( bought bike in February, I stop in ALL the time)and it acted up a little. Adjustments made to the cable. Also the up shift is in phases(John is right). I'm going to see if I...
06-30-17, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By StoneFence

Jamis Satellite Sport. I did tip over once but...

Jamis Satellite Sport. I did tip over once but landed on the non-drive side. The shifters operate from the brake levers. on the front the gear goes up by kicking the lever over and down with a...
06-30-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By StoneFence

adjusting front derailleur

Ok peeps. I have a road bike with 3 chain rings. When I shift down there is no issue going from gear to gear. When shifting up (to get to the middle ring from the granny gear) I have to shift all...
Forum: Triathlon
06-30-17, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By StoneFence

Nice job!

My first tri is in 3 weeks. Thanks for the inspiration!
05-03-17, 12:41 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 35,262
Posted By StoneFence

I'm up in the Helderbergs. Sometimes Delmar,...

I'm up in the Helderbergs. Sometimes Delmar, Voorheesville and Albany.
05-02-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,230
Posted By StoneFence

Whew.

Whew.
05-02-17, 05:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,230
Posted By StoneFence

That's the one

The one I saw was also complete with a molded plastic baby seat that was looking more than a little brittle.
05-01-17, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,230
Posted By StoneFence

It is unlikely that anything I find at the dump...

It is unlikely that anything I find at the dump will fit.

I will take another peek at it tomorrow.
05-01-17, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,230
Posted By StoneFence

I'm more of a C&V groupie

I love looking at all the C&V bikes.

Today while I was at the dump I stopped and looked at my first potential find. It was a Sears Free Spirit. White paint job with blue and red stripes. I left it...
04-30-17, 11:52 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,555
Posted By StoneFence

I did think my bike was very retro when I picked...

I did think my bike was very retro when I picked it out. I went into the LBS thinking I wanted aluminum. The shop owner pointed me to steel (It's much lighter than I remember). He is also a vintage...
04-29-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,555
Posted By StoneFence

Yowza!

I am not a C&V person as a rule (I'm not that mechanically inclined), but I sure do like looking at the rebuilds.

I really appreciate the updates and all the photo documentation. The glamour...
04-28-17, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By StoneFence

Oh my!

I want that Napflion:eek:

So pretty and totally inappropriate for me:love:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-17, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By StoneFence

Love!

I want the "Le Poser".
04-26-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 34,646
Posted By StoneFence

I got mine

I was very impressed. The lumber and hardware for a homemade stand would probably cost the about the same. I don't do my own wrenching (yet) so it will do the job for cleaning and adjusting the...
04-26-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 35,262
Posted By StoneFence

My Jamis Satellite Sport

I love it and its unusual paint color.

Jamis Satellite Sport (https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B63zsGU6KynXc3ZCNGtsaTAyU1U)
04-21-17, 05:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,711
Posted By StoneFence

I'm 5'2". I always worry about fit. This...

I'm 5'2". I always worry about fit.

This year I bought a Jamis Satellite Sport(road bike). The model is discontinued but is very similar to the Quest. Jamis does make women specific bikes and have...
04-18-17, 05:30 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,555
Posted By StoneFence

Anyway, time for some money shots: ...

Anyway, time for some money shots:

https://scontent.fsnc1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/17972082_613374067640_1744840985724809667_o.jpg?oh=8c5af725c6c2dce2abb125201c8383e4&oe=5998E32F
...
04-14-17, 06:50 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,555
Posted By StoneFence

Wow!

Beautiful work! I have no idea how all of this stuff works but I am really enjoying the virtual journey.
04-11-17, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 999
Posted By StoneFence

I have a road bike with a triple chain ring. ...

I have a road bike with a triple chain ring.

I have a Jamis Satellite Sport. It's steel. The comp model has a carbon fork. This bike is discontinued but I bet one could be found NIB. The Quest...
04-10-17, 05:20 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,063
Posted By StoneFence

It means stay on your line, I'm passing. I...

It means stay on your line, I'm passing.

I was on the MUP today for the first time. It was way busier than I expected. I used "On your left"a bunch of times. I announced my presence to a group of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26,589
Views: 16,394,001
Posted By StoneFence

Going to try this again

My Jamis Satellite Sport (2013 I believe) in Tiger Eye.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B63zsGU6KynXc3ZCNGtsaTAyU1U/view?usp=sharing
Forum: Northeast
04-04-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,574
Posted By StoneFence

I hope so. This is going to keep me down a while.

I hope so. This is going to keep me down a while.
Forum: Northeast
04-03-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,574
Posted By StoneFence

Finally out on the road

I took my bike to the park yesterday to work things out with my shoes and new pedals. It was my first time moving. Today I took it out on the road for my first time with clipless pedals. Good time...
03-28-17, 05:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,871
Posted By StoneFence

Spring is coming. Really it is. Good for you...

Spring is coming. Really it is. Good for you getting it done despite the wind.
Forum: Introductions
03-25-17, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By StoneFence

Welcome!

I'm kind of new too.

Originally from the ROC. Now near Albany. What part are you in?
03-25-17, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,871
Posted By StoneFence

Right there with you

I'm feeling anxious about running.

I hope you were successful as you wanted to be today.
03-24-17, 03:35 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,289
Posted By StoneFence

I know that lighthouse! I saw it everyday at...

I know that lighthouse! I saw it everyday at recess about a million years ago.
Forum: Northeast
03-22-17, 08:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,574
Posted By StoneFence

2 feet here

Had a couple of days of thaw, now it's cold again. I'll be riding the bike to nowhere again.

I found my first pair of bike shoes (super worried about fit issues). Can't wait to haul my bike to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By StoneFence

Unfortunately life interferes with the winter...

Unfortunately life interferes with the winter sports right now (I have a almost 12yo soccer player).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By StoneFence

Looking forward to those pics while in the great...

Looking forward to those pics while in the great NE.
03-19-17, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By StoneFence

Great work

I'm waiting for the snow to melt. I've been injured so, I've been spin biking. Ran a 5k yesterday. My shins hate me.
03-19-17, 05:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,546
Posted By StoneFence

Me next! I just bought shoes. Pedals and cleats...

Me next!
I just bought shoes. Pedals and cleats next.

Now if the snow would just melt.
Forum: Touring
03-17-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By StoneFence

The Erie Canal is my backyard

Originally I'm from Rochester and now I live near Albany. I travel along the canal to visit family. I thought I would like a closer look at the canal and the towns around it.
Forum: Touring
03-16-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By StoneFence

Erie Canal Tour

Has anyone ever done this? There is a supported, 8 day ride in July. I'm sure it can be done without the support, if you have experience planning this type of stuff. It's not in the cards for this...
03-15-17, 04:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,462
Posted By StoneFence

We are dug out

2 snow days from school and DH stayed home too.

I was silly and watched "Breaking Away" with the family yesterday.

Spring seems sooooo far away!
03-15-17, 05:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,462
Posted By StoneFence

2 feet...

And drifting. We may get dug out today.
03-13-17, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By StoneFence

Serfas saddles

Look for a shop that carries Serfas saddles. They have a 90 day comfort guarantee.

Congrats on the new ride!
03-12-17, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,614
Posted By StoneFence

As suggested I googled

There is a documentary "My Italian Secret". I ordered it from my library system. As I was following links I found another movie about a tragic story in Italian cycling. I am new to cycling so these...
03-05-17, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,213
Posted By StoneFence

Way to go!

Good job getting that monkey off your back!

That amount of diet soda was really worrisome. Have you seen the dentist lately? All soda is bad for teeth, with or without the sugar.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,118
Posted By StoneFence

Jamis

I just got a Satellite Sport(discontinued but available). I am new to road bikes and not a spring chicken. Love the steel. It's very comfy. I think due to geometry. Someone at the LBS ordered the...
02-23-17, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By StoneFence

Thanks!

Running is important because I need weight bearing exercise to prevent osteoporosis.

I took a series of swimming lessons in the fall and joined the Y at the beginning of the year so I could swim...
02-23-17, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By StoneFence

Thanks for the welcome. I will be checking out...

Thanks for the welcome. I will be checking out the Tri forum too. I'm going to consider myself a newbie because the last bike I bought was a Specialized Hard Rock, 22 years ago. I rarely rode it. ...
02-23-17, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By StoneFence

Another newbie

Hey all!

I just started hanging around because I got a new road bike and I'm starting training for my first Tri at the age of 51. I'm starting out as a newbie because I rarely rode. I've been a...
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