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Forum: BMX
10-07-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,330
Posted By gdawg55

Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: BMX
09-08-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,108
Posted By gdawg55

Sorry, I don't, but would be happy to take a...

Sorry, I don't, but would be happy to take a couple for you if you like. Let me know.
Forum: BMX
08-21-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,108
Posted By gdawg55

You sound a lot like me. I recently bought a...

You sound a lot like me. I recently bought a Redline PL-26 to tool around with my son. I will be out of my 40's in a couple of weeks and this bike fits my needs perfectly. It feels pretty nimble...
Forum: BMX
06-24-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,169
Posted By gdawg55

I recently bought a Redline PL-26 and really like...

I recently bought a Redline PL-26 and really like it. It will do what you have described. I got if for beating around the neighborhood with my son and for taking short rides....it seems perfect for...
Forum: BMX
04-20-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,734
Posted By gdawg55

Kinda what I was thinking too. I like the look...

Kinda what I was thinking too. I like the look of the Redline a bit more due to it looking a little more old school. The Taj has some nice components and I too like the red and chrome combo, but I...
Forum: BMX
04-20-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,734
Posted By gdawg55

Ended up getting a Redline PL-26 in blue. Maybe...

Ended up getting a Redline PL-26 in blue. Maybe not quite as nice as the Taj, but hopefully it will be a good bike. The Taj is out of stock until June/July so I decided to go with my second choice....
Forum: BMX
04-13-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,734
Posted By gdawg55

Sweet looking ride FujiSam. Thanks for...

Sweet looking ride FujiSam. Thanks for sharing....nice old school vibe for sure.
Forum: BMX
04-09-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,734
Posted By gdawg55

Thanks SevenOneEight. I have looked at that bike...

Thanks SevenOneEight. I have looked at that bike as well......looks like a good one. I'll keep it on my short list.
Forum: BMX
04-08-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,734
Posted By gdawg55

BMX Cruiser

Hi all.

I'm planning to buy a BMX style cruiser bike, most likely 26" and am leaning towards the Fairdale Taj. It has pretty much everything I'm looking for and looks cool to boot. Are there any...
10-26-12, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,079
Posted By gdawg55

Check out the Jamis Coda line. They are very...

Check out the Jamis Coda line. They are very nice and learn more towards road riding. I just got a Coda Sport a few months ago and I'm really enjoying it.
10-09-12, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,011
Posted By gdawg55

Those are great pedals. I just sold an old mt...

Those are great pedals. I just sold an old mt bike with them on there and I wish I had taken them off to put on my new bike. They work really well. The Wellgo pedals I put on work well too, but I...
10-09-12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,011
Posted By gdawg55

Just put some Wellgo MG pedals on my bike and...

Just put some Wellgo MG pedals on my bike and they are very nice with plenty of grip. They look similar to the Da Bomb pedals.
10-04-12, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,355
Posted By gdawg55

For what it's worth, I'm 5'10 and just bought a...

For what it's worth, I'm 5'10 and just bought a 19" Coda Sport. Fit is very good for me. 17in frame would have been a little small.
10-04-12, 07:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,358
Posted By gdawg55

Check out the Giant Escape. I came very close to...

Check out the Giant Escape. I came very close to ordering one of those, but the LBS put me off and I couldn't pull the trigger. I really liked the look and ride of the Giant....thought you get a...
10-03-12, 05:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,358
Posted By gdawg55

I really like the Coda. It's been a while since...

I really like the Coda. It's been a while since I've had a chromoly frame bike and I am enjoying the smooth ride. I have had the Coda now for a couple of months and I really haven't made too many...
10-03-12, 11:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,358
Posted By gdawg55

I ride for fitness mostly, but do get an...

I ride for fitness mostly, but do get an occasional recreational ride in a couple of times per month. I ride a 2013 Jamis Coda Sport that I bought a couple of months ago after selling a road bike...
10-03-12, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,435
Posted By gdawg55

I have this saddle and find it very...

I have this saddle and find it very comfortable.....also not too expensive.
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10-02-12, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,345
Posted By gdawg55

Congrats and nice bike. Enjoy the ride.

Congrats and nice bike. Enjoy the ride.
10-01-12, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,527
Posted By gdawg55

I am really liking the Vittoria Rondeoneur tires...

I am really liking the Vittoria Rondeoneur tires that came on my bike. They have good traction and seem to be very durable. Though I believe their 700x32c measurement is on the narrow side. I was...
09-25-12, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,132
Posted By gdawg55

I was just out in Seattle last week for the first...

I was just out in Seattle last week for the first time. You have a nice area to ride out there...very biker friendly city as compared to where I live. I stopped by Greg's Cycles while there. They...
09-24-12, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By gdawg55

I came very close to ordering a 2013 Escape 0,...

I came very close to ordering a 2013 Escape 0, but the dealer put me off. I really like the Escape though. I thought the bike rode well and was comfortable for me. If the dealer had not irritated...
09-21-12, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,132
Posted By gdawg55

Congratulations. Great bike.....enjoy.

Congratulations. Great bike.....enjoy.
09-17-12, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,490
Posted By gdawg55

I bought a 2013 Jamis Coda Sport. So far I'm...

I bought a 2013 Jamis Coda Sport. So far I'm really diggin it.
09-15-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,490
Posted By gdawg55

Awesome! Enjoy your new ride. I just got a new...

Awesome! Enjoy your new ride. I just got a new bike a few weeks ago so I know how you must be feeling.
09-13-12, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By gdawg55

I donated a kidney to my dad coming up on 3 years...

I donated a kidney to my dad coming up on 3 years ago. He and I are both doing great. It took me about 6 weeks to recuperate and now I don't even know the difference. Been living a normal active...
09-11-12, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7,752
Views: 2,698,267
Posted By gdawg55

Thanks for the compliment. Yes, as bjjoondo...

Thanks for the compliment. Yes, as bjjoondo said, they are Vittoria Randonneur tires. So far they are great, but it's too early to tell how they will hold up. I've heard good things about these...
09-09-12, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7,752
Views: 2,698,267
Posted By gdawg55

My new 2013 Jamis Coda Sport. 272015272016

My new 2013 Jamis Coda Sport.

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09-07-12, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,981
Posted By gdawg55

I just bought a Jamis Coda Sport just over $500. ...

I just bought a Jamis Coda Sport just over $500. It's a really nice riding bike and won't break the bank. If you have a Jamis dealer near you I would recommend checking them out. I also enjoyed...
09-06-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,758
Posted By gdawg55

I just bought a new hybrid a couple of weeks ago....

I just bought a new hybrid a couple of weeks ago. The only bike on your list I rode was a TREK FX 7.3 (not the 7.4) which was a nice bike but I've owned TREK before so I wanted something different...
09-05-12, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By gdawg55

271316271317 Here are a couple of pics of my...

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Here are a couple of pics of my new 2013 Coda Spot. It's completely stock at the moment...just trying to get used to it before I make any changes. The only thing that needs...
09-05-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,386
Posted By gdawg55

I only looked at the Coda Sport, but for 2013...

I only looked at the Coda Sport, but for 2013 they are the same colors as 2012......red and black. I chose the black and it looks really nice in person. Here is a shot I took this afternoon before...
09-04-12, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,386
Posted By gdawg55

I came very close to ordering a 2013 Escape 0...

I came very close to ordering a 2013 Escape 0 before I bought my 2013 Coda Sport. I really liked the Giant, but the dealer just put me off. I think the Escape will be a more versatile bike compared...
08-30-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By gdawg55

Picked up my new black Coda Sport this afternoon....

Picked up my new black Coda Sport this afternoon. What a great bike. Looks much better in person than on the website. The fit and finish is really nice. Took her for an inaugural 5 mile ride and...
08-29-12, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By gdawg55

Got a call from LBS this afternoon. Bike is in...

Got a call from LBS this afternoon. Bike is in and ready to go. Unfortunately I was traveling today and couldn't make it to the shop in time so I'll have to wait until tomorrow....bummer. Bike...
08-28-12, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,401
Posted By gdawg55

Trek FX7.4 or Quick 4. Not sure about the Trek,...

Trek FX7.4 or Quick 4. Not sure about the Trek, but I tested a Quick 4 not long ago. It was by far the most upright of all the bike I tested. I rode a large frame bike, but felt like I was a...
08-28-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By gdawg55

Get the size that is most comfortable for you. ...

Get the size that is most comfortable for you. As long as your feet can touch the ground without the bike coming in contact with "manland" then you should be ok. Maybe you should look at other...
08-28-12, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,829
Posted By gdawg55

Congrats on your new bike. The Escape was in my...

Congrats on your new bike. The Escape was in my final list of bikes as well, but I decided to go with the Coda Sport....mostly because I liked the dealer better. Enjoy your new ride...the Escape is...
08-26-12, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By gdawg55

Thanks....I'm really excited. I haven't bought a...

Thanks....I'm really excited. I haven't bought a new bike in a long time. The search was fun (yet agonizing at times). I didn't realize there were so many bike dealers around my area....it made my...
08-25-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By gdawg55

Just Placed An Order

Well, after alot of research, riding, and debate, I finally ordered a 2013 Coda Sport today. My decision came down to the Coda Sport, Quick 4, and the Giant Escape 0. I realize the Escape 0 is a...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-12, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,480
Posted By gdawg55

Thanks for all the replies, but they have sold...

Thanks for all the replies, but they have sold out of my size....oh well. Back to my search.
Forum: Commuting
08-18-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,480
Posted By gdawg55

Thanks TomCat.....I did do a search and found a...

Thanks TomCat.....I did do a search and found a few threads. Just curious if this would make a good bike for exercise and mostly recreational riding....maybe some light commuting. I have lost track...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,480
Posted By gdawg55

Schwinn Le Tour Legacy

Anyone have any experience with the Schwinn Le Tour Legacy? I noticed bikes direct is blowing out the 2011s for $799.95. This seems like a good deal for a nice steel bike with 105 components. Any...
08-11-12, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By gdawg55

SilmRider.....got a chance to test ride a Surly...

SilmRider.....got a chance to test ride a Surly CC and a Salsa Vaya 3 today. Awesome bikes. Thanks for pointing me in that direction. I only got a short ride on both (back-to-back) so it's hard to...
08-08-12, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By gdawg55

Thanks SlimRider. I really do like the Muirwoods...

Thanks SlimRider. I really do like the Muirwoods 29er. It fits me well and rides really nice....though my test ride was only around the block. I don't know much about CX bikes. How do their...
08-08-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By gdawg55

corwin1968.....thanks for the advice. I will...

corwin1968.....thanks for the advice. I will check out the "sheldon brown gear calculator". That sounds like it will be very helpful.
08-08-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By gdawg55

I live in the foothills of mountains so we have...

I live in the foothills of mountains so we have hills and some flat areas.

Thanks for your reply. I hope I've answered your questions.....again any input is appreciated.
08-08-12, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By gdawg55

Thinking About A New Hybrid

I have recently gotten back into cycling...mostly for exercise. I have converted an old Trek 8000 mtb into more or less a hybrid. I love the way it rides, but the gearing is too low (it's good for...
Forum: Southeast
08-07-12, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By gdawg55

I live in Greenville, SC and really do like it. ...

I live in Greenville, SC and really do like it. I'm not sure about being on vacation all the time, but it is a fairly laid back town. Great cycling around here.
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