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Forum: Commuting
09-02-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,035
Posted By bikehoco

Why does this matter?

Why does this matter?
08-13-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,804
Posted By bikehoco

My technique for dealing with hills is to avoid...

My technique for dealing with hills is to avoid them .... just kidding.
08-13-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,101
Posted By bikehoco

Non-cyclists laugh at the outfits cyclists wear. ...

Non-cyclists laugh at the outfits cyclists wear. I wear bike pants for comfort and performance tees for comfort.
08-11-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,279
Posted By bikehoco

To each his own but I find it shocking to see...

To each his own but I find it shocking to see people ride without a helmet.
08-11-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,639
Posted By bikehoco

How do you track your cadence?

How do you track your cadence?
08-07-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,373
Posted By bikehoco

I added a spacer to my Trek FX to raise my...

I added a spacer to my Trek FX to raise my handlebars which solved my similar issue. Sorry to hear it didn't help you.
08-05-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,479
Posted By bikehoco

I installed Ergon GP4 grips about a month ago ….....

I installed Ergon GP4 grips about a month ago ….. I love them.
08-05-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,513
Posted By bikehoco

Easy solution to going faster ….. stop riding on...

Easy solution to going faster ….. stop riding on gravel. I have an FX2, have mediocre fitness, average 14.5-15, but only ride on payment.
07-10-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,065
Posted By bikehoco

For the first time in 20 years, I rode today...

For the first time in 20 years, I rode today without bike shorts. I wore gym shorts, rode along nicely paved roads, and only went 12 miles. I expected to feel uncomfortable but didn't. I did feel...
07-10-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By bikehoco

My FX2 handlebar was approx. 25", got it cut down...

My FX2 handlebar was approx. 25", got it cut down to 23 1/2".
07-06-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By bikehoco

Handlebar Width

I'm curious how long other people's handlebars are relative to their height. Mine seem way too long which wouldn't be an issue except I'm adding bar ends.
06-22-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,772
Posted By bikehoco

Rude cyclists give all of us a bad name.

Rude cyclists give all of us a bad name.
06-02-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 410,986
Posted By bikehoco

Regarding the Ergon GP5 bar ends, when your hands...

Regarding the Ergon GP5 bar ends, when your hands are place in the top position are you leaning more forward or sitting more upright?
05-25-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,248
Posted By bikehoco

Small? I jealous, it's almost impossible to find...

Small? I jealous, it's almost impossible to find 2XL bib shorts.
05-25-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By bikehoco

Cycling bib shorts - inseam

Been to multiple bike stores to try on men's summer cycling bib shorts. The inseam is always so long; results in a weird tan line when I wear casual shorts. Anyone know a manufacturer who has shorter...
10-27-17, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 410,986
Posted By bikehoco

My LBS sells the 2017 FX2 for $399 with kick...

My LBS sells the 2017 FX2 for $399 with kick stand.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-17, 04:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,162
Posted By bikehoco

I use over-sized (thin) wind gloves from REI to...

I use over-sized (thin) wind gloves from REI to fit over my standard bike gloves.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-17, 04:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,816
Posted By bikehoco

Keep mine in a top tube bag, had to do a lot of...

Keep mine in a top tube bag, had to do a lot of searching to find one big enough to hold an iPhone 7+
10-24-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,203
Posted By bikehoco

Probably a stupid question but ........ does...

Probably a stupid question but ........ does standing up work different muscles?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-17, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,847
Posted By bikehoco

Salt in Water Bottle

A friend who goes on long, hot rides says he puts salt in his water bottle.


Questions:
- Is this effective?
- Does the type of salt matter?
- How about salt pills?
09-12-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,452
Posted By bikehoco

Bar Ends Advice

I have a Trek FX2, it's a little uncomfortable with only a single hand position. Has anyone had good/bad experiences with adding bar ends?
08-09-17, 07:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,934
Posted By bikehoco

Cover your entire body in bubble wrap.

Cover your entire body in bubble wrap.
08-09-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,166
Posted By bikehoco

I have a Trek FX (similar to yours) and used an...

I have a Trek FX (similar to yours) and used an exacto knife to cut the end of the grip and put in a Mirracycle Mirror; works great.


The large mirror on wide handlebars gives a great view of...
08-06-17, 08:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,618
Posted By bikehoco

How dare someone ask for advice from others. /s

How dare someone ask for advice from others. /s
08-06-17, 07:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,618
Posted By bikehoco

Lots of unfriendly people here.

Lots of unfriendly people here.
08-06-17, 07:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,618
Posted By bikehoco

If your local store has test ride restrictions,...

If your local store has test ride restrictions, go to a non-local store.
08-04-17, 09:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,251
Posted By bikehoco

I believe all AAA plans, not just the gold,...

I believe all AAA plans, not just the gold, provide bike roadside assistance.
08-04-17, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 410,986
Posted By bikehoco

Regarding adjustable stems, it would be helpful...

Regarding adjustable stems, it would be helpful if stores rented-loaned them. You could determine your exact need before purchasing a stem.
08-02-17, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 410,986
Posted By bikehoco

An adjustable stem sounds like a good idea. Are...

An adjustable stem sounds like a good idea. Are there any downsides such as instability?
08-02-17, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,271
Posted By bikehoco

Ride across a grass field so if you fall it...

Ride across a grass field so if you fall it doesn't hurt so bad.
08-02-17, 02:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,614
Posted By bikehoco

Eye protection is a must if you wear contacts.

Eye protection is a must if you wear contacts.
08-02-17, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 410,986
Posted By bikehoco

Unfortunately flipping the stem will only lower...

Unfortunately flipping the stem will only lower the handlebar.


Seems crazy you can easily raise the height of a seat but not easily, proportionally raise the handlebar.
07-30-17, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 410,986
Posted By bikehoco

I have a (stupid?) question ..... I raised the...

I have a (stupid?) question ..... I raised the seat height on my FX now the handlebar is too low for a comfortable ride. Can it be raised?
07-21-17, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,018
Posted By bikehoco

I just purchased an FX. Test ride them all, see...

I just purchased an FX. Test ride them all, see which you're most comfortable with.
07-06-17, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,868
Posted By bikehoco

Just purchased a 2017 FX 2 for $399; the price...

Just purchased a 2017 FX 2 for $399; the price was reduced because the 2018's are coming out.
07-06-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 410,986
Posted By bikehoco

Just purchased a 2017 FX 2 the price was reduced...

Just purchased a 2017 FX 2 the price was reduced because the 2018's are out.
07-06-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,777
Posted By bikehoco

I use a Bontrager Trip 100 ($49.99) and use...

I use a Bontrager Trip 100 ($49.99) and use ridewithgps on the iPhone.
07-05-17, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By bikehoco

Best case scenario ..... the person who stole...

Best case scenario ..... the person who stole your bike is running the tile app :)
07-05-17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By bikehoco

Also just learned ..... When you’re running...

Also just learned .....
When you’re running the Tile app on your device, your appisn’t just looking for your Tiles, it’s looking for everyone’s! When you passwithin range of a Tile, your app will...
07-05-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By bikehoco

I just heard the tile's range is 30 - 100 feet. ...

I just heard the tile's range is 30 - 100 feet. Doesn't seem very practical, If I'm that close I will probably be able to see it.
07-05-17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By bikehoco

Mens vs. Womens Bikes

For a hybrid, what's the difference between a men's and women's bike? Are there reasons a women would buy a men's bike or a man would buy a women's bike?
07-05-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By bikehoco

I think they make something specifically for...

I think they make something specifically for attaching the tile under the seat.
07-04-17, 09:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,806
Posted By bikehoco

Listening to music when road riding is so unsafe,...

Listening to music when road riding is so unsafe, you need to hear the traffic.
07-04-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,271
Posted By bikehoco

I lock the bike to the rack and the rack to the...

I lock the bike to the rack and the rack to the car (using a small cable that goes inside the trunk).
07-04-17, 09:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,271
Posted By bikehoco

I lock my bike to the rack ..... and then lock...

I lock my bike to the rack ..... and then lock the rack to the car using a small cable that goes inside the trunk.
07-04-17, 09:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,001
Posted By bikehoco

1. Ride slow, don't sweat 2. Ride fast,...

1. Ride slow, don't sweat


2. Ride fast, only a problem when you come to a stop
07-04-17, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By bikehoco

Tile's Tracker to Find Stolen Bike

Does anyone use the tile's tracker? Seems like a good way to find a stolen bike.
What are the downsides and/or alternatives?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-17, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By bikehoco

Does lowering the tire pressure reduce your speed?

Does lowering the tire pressure reduce your speed?
06-25-17, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,284
Posted By bikehoco

I was considering the Fuji Absolute 2.3 but got...

I was considering the Fuji Absolute 2.3 but got so much misinformation from the local shop I may go with the Trek.


Performance Bicycle said:
It has an aluminum fork - it's steel
It can't...
06-24-17, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,284
Posted By bikehoco

I thought an aluminum fork was better than a...

I thought an aluminum fork was better than a steel fork.


One difference between the bikes is the tire size:
FX 2 = 700 x 35
Escape = 70 x 32
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