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Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-09, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By ocz800

Maybe i will look on ebay. I'm just scared to get...

Maybe i will look on ebay. I'm just scared to get a crap fit. I guess I could get fit at the LBS and just not buy anything. They are probably just going to look at me and say "you should get size L"...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By ocz800

I'm just looking for a smooth and comfortable...

I'm just looking for a smooth and comfortable ride for hours on (rear)end.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-09, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By ocz800

What road bikes should I look into when visiting my LBS.

My LBS isnt going to win a #1 in customer service anytime soon. I trust them somewhat with fitting, but I've seen them try to push inventory on unsuspecting customers.

I myself am in need of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By ocz800

What are some good entry level compact frame roadbikes?

Because I'm mostly torso and arms @ 6'1, i'm gonna try out some 58cm compact frames as recommended by many of you here. (thanks)

Right now I only know of 1 compact road bike- the Giant ocr3 . What...
08-26-08, 07:38 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 21,834
Posted By ocz800

I couldn't think of anything and had a piece of...

I couldn't think of anything and had a piece of ocz 800 memory on my desk at the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-08, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By ocz800

i love the new 50spf spray on stuff that comes...

i love the new 50spf spray on stuff that comes canned. No sticky mess and fits anywhere.
08-25-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By ocz800

How do stolen bikes get unloaded?

I've wondered this for a while - 1 whole day. What do thieves do with stolen bikes. I would assume any smart thief wouldn't immediately try to flip on ebay or craigslist for risk of getting caught....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-08, 09:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,539
Posted By ocz800

I am measuring correctly. I did it exactly as...

I am measuring correctly. I did it exactly as described in the instructions on the site (level and all), plus 3 additional times for accuracy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-08, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,539
Posted By ocz800

I think i'm gonna have to do the same. I'll...

I think i'm gonna have to do the same. I'll probably pick out an entry level 58 with 105 parts and go from there until i can justify a custom build. In your post , you say you use a "long stem" is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-08, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,539
Posted By ocz800

The Competitive Cyclist Test yields the following...

The Competitive Cyclist Test yields the following results.

The Competitive Fit The Eddy Fit The French Fit
Seat tube range c-c ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-08, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,539
Posted By ocz800

Wrench science recommends a 53cm bike for me@ 6'1".......

WS Recommended Sizes
Frame Size center-to-center: 53 cm
Frame Size center-to-top: 54 cm
Overall Reach: 70.04 cm
Saddle Height: 71.77 cm
Handlebar Width: 44 cm
...
08-23-08, 12:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By ocz800

Touring vs Road bikes for weight loss & long trips.

If your main goal in riding is to lose weight, would you go with a touring bike or a road bike?

I plan to just do long rides for cardio work.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By ocz800

What type of frame size (estimated)...for a semi clyde...

I'm going to be heading to my local LBS later today to check out road bikes. I used to weight in at 300lbs, but now that i'm coming in at 180 , its time for a present to myself. I was riding a trek...
08-22-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By ocz800

i want em :)

i want em :)
08-14-08, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By ocz800

Whens the best time to buy from an LBS?

I'm looking to pick up a cheap road bike for myself ( a 205lb clyde). I really want to get a good fit and a good price on one. When is best time to buy from an LBS?
08-08-08, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By ocz800

Youre new to cycling and you want gels? hehe. ...

Youre new to cycling and you want gels? hehe.

Eating right is the first and most important step to be in peak shape and perform at your best. At your level, being completely hydrated and having a...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,572
Posted By ocz800

LOL @ nbc trying to make us believe that every...

LOL @ nbc trying to make us believe that every one in china who is on a bike actively chooses to save the planet.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-08, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By ocz800

What accessories are your "must haves" for everyday commuting?

What accessories are your must haves for everyday commuting? Both on the bike and on yourself, lol.
08-07-08, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By ocz800

Whats the point of a helmet visor?

Does it really block out that much sun? What if you ride with sunglasses?
08-07-08, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,837
Posted By ocz800

Which Good Helmet?

What helmet do you guys recommend for regular commuting. I'd like to buy something online instead of walking into the LBS and trying them on. (my LBS has crappy people and high prices)
08-07-08, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By ocz800

nvm, i found it. It's the Thule Snug Tite 2 Lock....

nvm, i found it. It's the Thule Snug Tite 2 Lock.

its 45.00. wow thule, way to capitalize on this one.
08-07-08, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By ocz800

Does any one else use Thule racks?

I got a thule hitch rack for my 2" suv hookup the other day. I installed it the other day, but wasnt able to secure the rack to the car with the Master hitch lock i got because Thule has some weird...
08-06-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,927
Posted By ocz800

Do you wear helmet for pavement riding?

I think everyone should wear a helmet , always. But people here at work think its fine to go without a helmet if your doing leisurely riding on a quiet path. What do you think?
08-05-08, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By ocz800

The only thing is the heavy sometimes bumpy ride....

The only thing is the heavy sometimes bumpy ride. The tires just feel like they drag or something. Body comfort itself is fine. I got fitted at my LBS, and i feel they did a pretty good job. I don't...
08-05-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By ocz800

Sorry for the newbie , question but do i just...

Sorry for the newbie , question but do i just look up the size on the old tire, and by a similar sized one, leaving the frame alone?
08-05-08, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By ocz800

Can i swap out tires on a MTB myself?

I bought a trek 4300 about a year ago, and got little use out of it. Now that im, 80lbs lighter, it's time to get back out there and ride. However, i was always a little uncomfortable with my...
04-21-08, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,344
Posted By ocz800

Do you carry a bike tool?

If so , which one?
04-21-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By ocz800

What type of lock to lock bikes to rack?

I got a locking hitch pin for my rack but still need some type of lock to lock two bikes to each other and the rack. What would you guys recommend?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By ocz800

What to look for in a beginners road bike..tips for buying.

Does anyone have any pointers, tips or links to some good reading concerning road bikes.

So many brands are out there and commonly talked about here, it's hard to get a feel of what good compared...
01-11-08, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By ocz800

Which bike repair book?

I'm not really familiar with all the parts on my bike and my gfs bike. I figured I should buy a repair book to get familiar with the parts because im sure a bike tune up is needed after being stored...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-08, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By ocz800

I want to be able to have as versatile riding as...

I want to be able to have as versatile riding as possible. They have a lot of long paved paths here, but it looks like the parks dept has neglected some areas, so dirt may come into play a tad. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-08, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By ocz800

What to look for in a road bike (for the clyde)

I'm new to cycling and need to know what to look for in a road bike. I've been riding a trek MTB for a year pretty much road only and want to try out something new. I'm currently 205lbs and need to...
09-10-07, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By ocz800

How do you lock your bikes to a hitch rack?

I just bought a Thule parkway rack for my and the gf's bike. I also got a lock for the hitch itself, but when traveling I'm going to need to secure the bikes to the hitch? Whats the best option for...
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