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Forum: Triathlon
07-10-09, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,563
Posted By ccsami4x4

Thanks for the input; definitely wasn't...

Thanks for the input; definitely wasn't considering the ability to swap wheels with my road bike, but that could be a big factor.
Forum: Triathlon
07-10-09, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,563
Posted By ccsami4x4

Tri bike fit for a short guy (5'4"), help!

Looking to buy my first tri bike and need help with sizing issues. In particular, if I am right on the line between a 48cm that runs 650c wheels, or a 51cm running 700c wheels, is there an advantage...
03-08-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By ccsami4x4

What size is it? And how much are you looking to...

What size is it? And how much are you looking to get for it? A good price is whatever you personally need out of it...anything less than that and you'll kick yourself for selling it instead of...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-08, 12:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,621
Posted By ccsami4x4

I commute on my road (race) bike every day unless...

I commute on my road (race) bike every day unless it's snowing...in which case it's the xc mountain bike.

For the road bike, just get a seatpost rack and/or wear a backpack or messenger bag....
Forum: Commuting
03-07-08, 12:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,004
Posted By ccsami4x4

Never use my lights unless it's late at night...

Never use my lights unless it's late at night (and dark out). I'm surprised by how many folks run lights all the time...maybe I need to consider running a blinkie on the back all the time at least.
Forum: Commuting
03-07-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By ccsami4x4

Sweet...even with the wheels attached, it looks...

Sweet...even with the wheels attached, it looks like it'd be small enough to possibly carry on a bus/train.

+1 on the folding wheels being the schnitz
02-25-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,593
Posted By ccsami4x4

+1 on using the bike/bus combo and loving it. The...

+1 on using the bike/bus combo and loving it. The racks are actually very easy to use once you take the time to learn/practice loading and unloading. I was worried about my bike falling off for a...
02-24-08, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By ccsami4x4

Nice

Good article, thanks!
02-11-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,801
Posted By ccsami4x4

For the past 15 years I've always just worn a...

For the past 15 years I've always just worn a regular baseball cap backwards. Works great and the bill protects my neck.

Just last year I started wearing a helmet on a semi-regular basis...but...
02-10-08, 10:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,510
Posted By ccsami4x4

+1 If I ride alone, I'm listening to music.

+1 If I ride alone, I'm listening to music.
02-10-08, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 177,452
Posted By ccsami4x4

If wearing a helmet is an issue of law where you...

If wearing a helmet is an issue of law where you live, then let the police enforce it. When there's no law against not wearing one, then STFU and let me ride. It bugs the crap out of me when people...
Forum: Commuting
02-07-08, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 10,955,502
Posted By ccsami4x4

Sorry....first time posting pics up and I thought...

Sorry....first time posting pics up and I thought it would stack them on top of each other rather than staggered.
Forum: Commuting
02-06-08, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 10,955,502
Posted By ccsami4x4

I've been commuting on the Kona Kilauea since I...

I've been commuting on the Kona Kilauea since I bought it new in '94. I added the Motobecane Le Champion to the mix in '02 for the nicer weather days. I always switch my lights and QR seatpost rack...
02-06-08, 10:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,347
Posted By ccsami4x4

I rode and raced full rigid for years until I had...

I rode and raced full rigid for years until I had a bit of a mishap while riding the ski slopes during the summer...seems I allowed my headset to work itself loose and then during the descent the...
02-06-08, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 381,923
Posted By ccsami4x4

The first is my old school Kona Kilauea I bought...

The first is my old school Kona Kilauea I bought new in '94...been riding it year round ever since and I hope to never get rid of it. The second is my first try at a full suspension rig. It's a Haro...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-08, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,246,861
Posted By ccsami4x4

'02 Motobecane Le Champion with Ultegra/DA group....

'02 Motobecane Le Champion with Ultegra/DA group. Nothing fancy, but I've got several thousand miles on it with no problems, so I'm happy. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-08, 09:56 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,705
Posted By ccsami4x4

+1 for a satisfied Motobecane rider purchased...

+1 for a satisfied Motobecane rider purchased from BD

Bought my Motobecane LeChampion in 2002 and it's been absolutely perfect for thousands of miles since. Other than replacing things due to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,861
Posted By ccsami4x4

I bought my Motobecane LeChampion in 2002 and...

I bought my Motobecane LeChampion in 2002 and I've put thousands of miles on it since. Other than replacing items due to natural wear from use, I've never changed anything on it. When I initially...
02-03-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,384
Posted By ccsami4x4

That's what I've been using the past couple...

That's what I've been using the past couple yrs...works great for 2-3 bikes (just leave the extra sitting on the floor, either in front of the bottom bike or behind the rack if used infrequently)....
Forum: Southeast
01-27-08, 09:24 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,699
Posted By ccsami4x4

+1 for Asheville and Boone, NC Just moved...

+1 for Asheville and Boone, NC

Just moved to Asheville, NC, but I still spend about 1-2 weeks a month at my place in Boone when I'm there for work. So far I like the weather in Asheville, but the...
01-24-08, 07:50 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 229,416
Posted By ccsami4x4

I've been commuting (and riding for fun) since...

I've been commuting (and riding for fun) since ~1992. Since then I've owned 34 cars/motorcycles (which I drove the absolute heck out of), but I stopped driving in 2003. Seems I have a crazy lead foot...
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