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07-27-15, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By SoulPuppy

Tightening up the front end

I don't know if I have a problem or just a minor irritation. When I go over bumps, I feel a rattle in my handlebars. It feels like something below is loose, but I can't find anything to tighten. ...
03-19-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By SoulPuppy

Wheel Upgrade

I had to get rid of my road bike and switch to a hybrid due to an old neck injury. I bought a Sirrus Comp and I really like it, but I miss going fast. I've been told that upgrading my wheels will...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 635
Posted By SoulPuppy

Never heard of it. I will Google it.

Never heard of it. I will Google it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-12, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 635
Posted By SoulPuppy

I rode a Tarmac, but not the Allez.

I rode a Tarmac, but not the Allez.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-12, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 635
Posted By SoulPuppy

Will I be disappointed with the aluminum frame? ...

Will I be disappointed with the aluminum frame? They really didn't feel different on the test rides. That's the only thing that is making me nervous. I hate buying & immediately wanting an...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 635
Posted By SoulPuppy

I was planning to swithch out the stem to make it...

I was planning to swithch out the stem to make it less aggressive.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 635
Posted By SoulPuppy

Ugh. I like the CAAD10 better... mostly because...

Ugh. I like the CAAD10 better... mostly because I like the look. I'm just not pumped about the Scott. Should I wait for next year's models?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 635
Posted By SoulPuppy

Which bike should I buy?

I am looking at buying one of these. The Cannondale has an aluminum frame but better components (Ultegra, better crank). The Scott is an all carbon frame with 105 & better wheels. I love the look...
07-18-12, 02:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,561
Posted By SoulPuppy

Yeah, I don't think having more cameras is going...

Yeah, I don't think having more cameras is going to help her when she's clearly in the wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 814
Posted By SoulPuppy

Is there a disadvantage to a triple?

Is there a disadvantage to a triple?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-11, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 794
Posted By SoulPuppy

Thanks for the advice. I don't know what the...

Thanks for the advice. I don't know what the ride is like because I haven't chosen one yet. I know several bikes hops have rides & I plan to ask for a good beginner ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-11, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 794
Posted By SoulPuppy

Tips For First Group Ride

I'm thinking of trying my first group road ride. What do I need to know?

I usually ride alone or with 4-5 other guys on trails. They are all noobs like me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,937
Posted By SoulPuppy

Racquetball!

Racquetball!
07-18-11, 09:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,458
Posted By SoulPuppy

Be attractive.

Be attractive.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,397
Posted By SoulPuppy

Protein, plenty of water, and HTFU. You'll be...

Protein, plenty of water, and HTFU. You'll be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,397
Posted By SoulPuppy

Meh, I would destroy them.

Meh, I would destroy them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-11, 09:06 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,181
Posted By SoulPuppy

How is this?

How is this?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-11, 08:52 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,181
Posted By SoulPuppy

This! Water is a much better option. Most of...

This! Water is a much better option. Most of the hangover effects stem from dehydration. Water will help minimize the hangover.
07-13-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,006
Posted By SoulPuppy

I've been very impressed with The Bike Way (151st...

I've been very impressed with The Bike Way (151st & Industrial) and The Bike Rack (144th & Maple). They've both been great.
06-29-11, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,692
Posted By SoulPuppy

Wings & beer?

Wings & beer?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 11:34 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,725
Posted By SoulPuppy

Why not? What could possibly go wrong?

Why not? What could possibly go wrong?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,725
Posted By SoulPuppy

This is incorrect. It's not battery because it...

This is incorrect. It's not battery because it didn't hit you. It's absolutely assault... and attempted battery.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,725
Posted By SoulPuppy

Probably charge the guy with making terroristic...

Probably charge the guy with making terroristic threats. That's my guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 10:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,001
Posted By SoulPuppy

I bet RW waves at people when he rides, too!

I bet RW waves at people when he rides, too!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,526
Posted By SoulPuppy

My brother in law rides his road bike mostly on...

My brother in law rides his road bike mostly on crushed limestone & gravel.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,981
Posted By SoulPuppy

Squats.

Squats.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 08:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,059
Posted By SoulPuppy

Saddle bag: Spare tube, patch kit, cash, & ID. ...

Saddle bag: Spare tube, patch kit, cash, & ID.

Backpack: Water, pump, cliff bar

Armband: Phone ( this is also my mp3 player & RunKeeper GPS tracker)
06-17-11, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By SoulPuppy

This

This
06-17-11, 08:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By SoulPuppy

Yeah, kickstands rule!

Yeah, kickstands rule!
06-17-11, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,795
Posted By SoulPuppy

I just recently bought the same bike & it's all...

I just recently bought the same bike & it's all Tiagra. That's weird.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-11, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By SoulPuppy

New wheelset

Are these any good? If not, any other ideas?
...
06-14-11, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By SoulPuppy

It looks like it may rain, but we're still going...

It looks like it may rain, but we're still going to give it a go if it's not too bad. Come on out!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

"Yeah, I know they can see me with my half melted...

"Yeah, I know they can see me with my half melted dork disk & huge reflectors. I'm gonna put my kickstand down & give them a piece of my mind!"

Something like that?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

OK, thanks. Our posts crossed so I didn't see...

OK, thanks. Our posts crossed so I didn't see your response. I wondered if that was the reason, but it didn't seem like they'd make much difference. I'll pull them off. I use the little flea...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 02:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

I've got those. I'm just wondering what the...

I've got those. I'm just wondering what the downside is to having the reflectors. (Just dorky looking?) I'm thinking they provide additional visibility. FYI - Sincere question. Not being a dick.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

WTF? How is that not a good question?

WTF? How is that not a good question?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 02:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

Not cool, huh? Most of my riding is done at...

Not cool, huh? Most of my riding is done at night. Does that make a difference?

And I actually have posted a pic of it....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 02:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

The bike I bought has them... is that a problem?

The bike I bought has them... is that a problem?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

Well, I'd rather not get banned. I just searched...

Well, I'd rather not get banned. I just searched "waving" and I found a pantload of threads that were quite boring. I'll assume that's the problem.

I try searching before I start threads. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 01:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

Ah, multi page threads about dork disks don't cut...

Ah, multi page threads about dork disks don't cut it around here? Sorry. I'm new.

I assume there's a story behind the waving thread comment?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

Do I at least get SOME credit for putting the...

Do I at least get SOME credit for putting the ball on the tee?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

Thanks, Homebrew. I have a pretty sweet torch...

Thanks, Homebrew. I have a pretty sweet torch that will probably do the trick. I appreciate the tip. I just hate being the butt of cruel jokes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

BTW, that last sentence was meant to be a joke.

BTW, that last sentence was meant to be a joke.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 11:10 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

I thought it was pretty funny when I read it,...

I thought it was pretty funny when I read it, though it was kind of a dick move....

You're right, though. My LBS makes adjustments for me. Mine will likely stay on.

What do I care... I get...
06-10-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By SoulPuppy

Seems to me it would be fine as long as there's...

Seems to me it would be fine as long as there's no wiggle & you are comfortable.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 987
Posted By SoulPuppy

We have a burley one seater & love it. Good call...

We have a burley one seater & love it. Good call about letting their necks get strong enough to handle some jostling. My 3yr old will have grown out of it next summer & it'll be my "Cooler of Beer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

I have to say it sure didn't feel nice....

I have to say it sure didn't feel nice....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,850
Posted By SoulPuppy

Dork Disk?

What is it and why do they put it on there if it just needs to come off?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By SoulPuppy

I looked at my bike when I got home & I have a...

I looked at my bike when I got home & I have a dork disk & reflectors. Why is the dork disk on there in the first place?
06-10-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,378
Posted By SoulPuppy

Nice. I was beginning to think I was the only...

Nice. I was beginning to think I was the only one. I wear basketball shorts & usually a dri-fit tshirt. My group of riders all wear the same thing.
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