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09-14-15, 10:17 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Frankenator

So all things otherwise being equal with a steel...

So all things otherwise being equal with a steel tubular frame vs an aluminum frame (same overall dimensions) the steel bike will feel less
"jarry" and "harsh" when it comes to bumps? The aluminum...
09-09-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,922
Posted By Frankenator

I was hoping to have a good long ride today, but...

I was hoping to have a good long ride today, but a flat 15 minutes into the ride kept me from wandering farther out in case of another incident. I'll refill my spare kit and see when I can get out...
09-08-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,922
Posted By Frankenator

Ramzilla - the bike turnaround here is crazy from...

Ramzilla - the bike turnaround here is crazy from what I've seen while shopping - that Lotus is long gone by now, and I bet someone paid his full asking price.

Timtak, I've only been able to put...
09-06-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,922
Posted By Frankenator

I tried to reply earlier from my phone, but the...

I tried to reply earlier from my phone, but the post kept messing up when I accidentally swyped backwards. That's funny this ended up as the result of a classic and vintage thread :-)

I can say...
09-05-15, 07:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,922
Posted By Frankenator

So with a little patience, my budget increased -...

So with a little patience, my budget increased - and with a little more time to think about what I wanted in a bike I was able to come to a decision. I just purchased a Specialized Allez which...
08-17-15, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,922
Posted By Frankenator

Randy those links look like great resources - I...

Randy those links look like great resources - I look forward to reading all that I can now that I've bought some more time. I'll post an update after I get back on the hunt with some more money,...
08-17-15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,922
Posted By Frankenator

Thanks to the advice I avoided bikes that were...

Thanks to the advice I avoided bikes that were poorly sized. I'm thinking you also learn to eyeball general size over time based on the head tube and seat tube size?

I see how much of a...
08-16-15, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,922
Posted By Frankenator

Thanks for the great assistance! So when you...

Thanks for the great assistance!

So when you have a bike frame size that's too small, I assume it throws comfort/efficiency benefits out the window? There's a busy flipper here I just found who...
08-16-15, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,922
Posted By Frankenator

New guy - first purchase advice appreciated

Hello everyone,

This could possibly go into the pricing thread, but I'm looking for more general advice than just price info.

So I'm on a very limited budget at the moment, and I'm craving...
Forum: Introductions
08-16-15, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Frankenator

Thanks for the helpful info - I've moved the...

Thanks for the helpful info - I've moved the questions into the other sub forums.
Forum: Introductions
08-16-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Frankenator

New To Everything - DC / NoVa area

Hello folks,

Thanks for taking the time to read this... I'm so glad that I found this website and forum!

I just moved into the city from the beach and had only ridden my faithful beach cruiser...
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