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Forum: Touring
05-26-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By etw

They seem to have so many different shorts that...

They seem to have so many different shorts that it is hard to determine the differences and which would best suit me.
05-26-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,743
Posted By etw

Ergon saddles are very well made and well...

Ergon saddles are very well made and well designed saddles
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,977
Posted By etw

You can check out ...

You can check out

https://www.sfbags.com/collections/cycling-accessories/products/cycling-ride-pouch

https://www.sfbags.com/collections/cycling-accessories/products/cycling-club-pouch

They...
07-30-18, 06:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,942
Posted By etw

Thule makes some racks for bikes that don't have...

Thule makes some racks for bikes that don't have mounts. They would probably work for light use, not heavyweight hardcore touring.

https://www.thule.com/en-us/us/bike-accessories/rear-bike-racks
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By etw

You might consider some adjustments to the...

You might consider some adjustments to the saddle- up/down, fore/aft, angle up/down. Sometimes small adjustments can make significant differences.
Forum: Introductions
07-23-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By etw

Hey- Check out Ridgefield Bicycle Sport...

Hey-

Check out Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club. Lots of different rides and activities- road, mountain, bike paths and gravel. Great people.
...
07-21-18, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,777
Posted By etw

I always enjoyed reading her blog. I hope she is...

I always enjoyed reading her blog. I hope she is well and happy.
07-20-18, 07:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,498
Posted By etw

Those are really high quality, well made and well...

Those are really high quality, well made and well designed bells.

Whatever you do, don't fall for the cheap knock offs that are out there!
07-14-18, 08:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,970
Posted By etw

For anyone who needs glasses to read up close...

For anyone who needs glasses to read up close does not need a great deal of distance correction, these work great. Their customer service and warranty work is great.
07-10-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,186
Posted By etw

I recently bought a bike on closeout that has...

I recently bought a bike on closeout that has Sora. My first thought was- I'll need to upgrade as soon as possible. I have been really happy with it. Shifting is smooth and quiet and works great. I...
Forum: Touring
07-05-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By etw

I have thought about doing that trip sometime as...

I have thought about doing that trip sometime as well, so I will be interested in seeing responses. You might find info at https://forums.adventurecycling.org as well
07-04-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,036
Posted By etw

Besides the other good suggestions here, on these...

Besides the other good suggestions here, on these really hot humid days I make a point to take it easy and to spin more, often staying in the small chainring most of the time.

Listen to your body.
06-27-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,969
Posted By etw

One site to look at is...

One site to look at is https://www.bicyclebluebook.com
06-20-18, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,251
Posted By etw

Yeah, while not cycling specific, it is a good...

Yeah, while not cycling specific, it is a good choice. Well made, holds a good deal of stuff.
Forum: Touring
06-17-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By etw

I might go with whatever is more comfortable to...

I might go with whatever is more comfortable to ride.

For shipping, also check out The Best Lowest Bicycle Shipping in America and Worldwide | ShipBikes (http://www.shipbikes.com) I once shipped...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,936
Posted By etw

I have a few of their jerseys and they are really...

I have a few of their jerseys and they are really well designed and well made, extremely comfortable.
Forum: Foo
06-11-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,318
Posted By etw

In this age when there seems to be an increasing...

In this age when there seems to be an increasing fear of people from other lands or whose lives are different from our own, Bourdain helped to open the door to explore and understand others, from...
05-30-18, 12:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,401
Posted By etw

In the club I ride with there is a rider who is...

In the club I ride with there is a rider who is 78. He is a very good rider and a real inspiration!
05-22-18, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By etw

It may also be a strong effort to improve...

It may also be a strong effort to improve visibility and their share of the market. Time will tell.
05-20-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By etw

I think the larger size would be a plus for...

I think the larger size would be a plus for visibility.
05-20-18, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By etw

Elemnt-cash back promotion

I just saw the Wahoo has a promotion going on where you can get $80 off on one of their Elemnt units

https://wahoo-promotions.com/us/en/pages/cashback/home

I have been tempted by these. That...
Forum: For Sale
03-10-18, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By etw

Still available

Still available
Forum: For Sale
03-06-18, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By etw

Will also consider reasonable offers.

Will also consider reasonable offers.
Forum: For Sale
03-05-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By etw

FS: SMP TRK saddle

SMP TRK medium saddle. Like new. $45 shipped US

Send me a PM or email if interested or for pic.
Forum: Touring
03-04-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,800
Posted By etw

The Bolt and the Elemnt both seem pretty cool

The Bolt and the Elemnt both seem pretty cool
Forum: Touring
03-04-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,800
Posted By etw

How does the edge touring compare?

How does the edge touring compare?
Forum: Northeast
02-23-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By etw

You can check out the Norman Rockwell museum and...

You can check out the Norman Rockwell museum and the Hancock Shaker Village, which are both in the area.
Forum: For Sale
02-12-18, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By etw

Still available. like new, not used

Still available. like new, not used
Forum: For Sale
02-02-18, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By etw

Price drop- $15 shipped US

Price drop- $15 shipped US
Forum: For Sale
01-30-18, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By etw

Offers?

Offers?
Forum: For Sale
01-28-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By etw

FS: Hubbub helmet mirror

FS- Hubbub mirror. Clips on to your helmet. Like new. $20 shipped in US. PM me if interested or with a reasonable offer
01-20-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,582
Posted By etw

So to update- The bike is a 2016. It was a...

So to update-

The bike is a 2016. It was a demo bike and looks brand new. I believe it may have been ridden only a few times at most. I went over today and bought it. I went out this afternoon and...
01-15-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,582
Posted By etw

Specialized Diverge- all around bike?

I saw that my LBS has a '17 Specialized Diverge Sport demo on a closeout sale for $495. This bike originally sold for $1150.

Frame-Specialized A1 Premium Aluminum
Fork-Specialized FACT carbon w/...
09-21-17, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,436
Posted By etw

The Ergon saddles are well designed and well made...

The Ergon saddles are well designed and well made and I am surprised there is not much talk about them. They are very comfortable. As with any saddle you do have to tweak position a little to find...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,626
Posted By etw

Here is the video that was mentioned: ...

Here is the video that was mentioned:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xODNzyUbIHo


A couple of years ago I had a speed wobble on a descent and have never had one since.
09-09-17, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,294
Posted By etw

This time of year you can often find end of the...

This time of year you can often find end of the year sales as the dealers are looking to get rid of last years models before next season
Forum: Northeast
09-07-17, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By etw

Ridgefield Bicycle Company. Bikes, clothing and...

Ridgefield Bicycle Company. Bikes, clothing and gear from Specialized Cannondale Electra & Pivot. Custom bikes from Seven Cycles. Certified mountain bike instructors and bike fitters. S-Works dealer....
09-06-17, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,649
Posted By etw

Yeah, I get that. At the same time, since I have...

Yeah, I get that. At the same time, since I have never laid eyes (or hands) on the two SMP saddles, I thought that perhaps someone who has some experience with TRK and SMP would know if the shape and...
09-06-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,649
Posted By etw

Surprised nobody has had any experience with...

Surprised nobody has had any experience with these. Oh well, I guess I may have to spring for one of these at some point and figure it out.
09-04-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,649
Posted By etw

Selle SMP TRK medium vs Avant or Plus?

I have recently been trying out a Selle SMP TRK medium saddle. So far, it is working well and I am encouraged. I am thinking that at some point I might want to try some in the pro line with similar...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-17, 04:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,085
Posted By etw

I actually like flipping through it. There are a...

I actually like flipping through it. There are a few interesting things from time to time. I agree that perhaps they need to find some new things to write about and perhaps more in depth.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By etw

Very hard to tell. The best bet is to try it. The...

Very hard to tell. The best bet is to try it. The Ergon saddles work well and are well made. It is pretty flat and very supportive.
Forum: Foo
08-25-17, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By etw

I will admit that a few years ago I thought Gaga...

I will admit that a few years ago I thought Gaga was just another flashy pop star, but the more I have heard, the is a fine musician and great singer. Her versatility is amazing. There is a lot more...
08-25-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,466
Posted By etw

One way is to get those close outs on Nashbar....

One way is to get those close outs on Nashbar. These Ergon saddles are well made and work well if you like a flat saddle.

Ergon SR3 Road Saddle...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,370
Posted By etw

I have the Giro Savant MIPS helmet. It is really...

I have the Giro Savant MIPS helmet. It is really best to try different helmets to see what fits you best. While some may question if this is a gimmick or if it truly works, I figure there is no real...
08-03-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,422
Posted By etw

I generally stick with plain water unless I am on...

I generally stick with plain water unless I am on a long ride of multiple hours and especially if it is hot. I use Scratch when I feel I need something other than water. I don't think that it is...
08-03-17, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,341
Posted By etw

After a couple of recent adjustments to my bike I...

After a couple of recent adjustments to my bike I was finding some issues with my hands on long rides. I found that moving the saddle BACK tied that issue. It seems to change the balance point and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-17, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,092
Posted By etw

I had a Sirrus and moved to the Roubaix, which is...

I had a Sirrus and moved to the Roubaix, which is great. While I know people with the Tarmac, the fact that you say comfy on longer rides seems to speak to the Roubaix style. Even so, go to a dealer...
Forum: Northeast
07-21-17, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By etw

Having ridden both, I enjoy doing the HVRR much...

Having ridden both, I enjoy doing the HVRR much more. For me the route and food is better, but both are great.
07-20-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,996
Posted By etw

I also like this lube. My old LBS used to use it...

I also like this lube. My old LBS used to use it and highly recommended it.
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