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09-11-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,416
Posted By IvyGodivy

So? You want me to feel sorry for them? You want...

So? You want me to feel sorry for them? You want to make more money then find jobs that allow that. Sometimes doing something you love for a living isn't practical.
09-11-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,416
Posted By IvyGodivy

Oh just forget it. I'm out!

Oh just forget it. I'm out!
09-11-18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,416
Posted By IvyGodivy

Still waiting for the answer to my initial...

Still waiting for the answer to my initial question than what is acceptable or not. The question is how many of you have bought new bikes finding some sort of damage on it?
09-11-18, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By IvyGodivy

Use these to be seen ...

Use these to be seen
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N2HZV9U/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I use this to see if I am riding at night...
09-11-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By IvyGodivy

And that my friends is why I will never use roof...

And that my friends is why I will never use roof storage for the bike!

Here in CT we have what is known as the Merritt Parkway among other low clearance bridges. I am tow-hitch all the way or put...
09-11-18, 06:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,416
Posted By IvyGodivy

Ugh call it what you want new anything coming...

Ugh call it what you want new anything coming damaged isn't right.
09-11-18, 06:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,416
Posted By IvyGodivy

Two different shops. One was Zanes and the other...

Two different shops. One was Zanes and the other was a Trek store.
09-11-18, 06:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,416
Posted By IvyGodivy

That's the thing, I expect and don't mind wear...

That's the thing, I expect and don't mind wear and tear caused by me. But when it comes new from the store I expect it to be in perfect condition unless it's used. While they compensated me for the...
09-11-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,416
Posted By IvyGodivy

New Bikes Come Damaged

The title says it all. How many of you went to buy a new bike (not last years model, not used) and discovered scratches and/or chips?

Why am I asking? Glad you asked, it's because of a discussion...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-11-18, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,254
Posted By IvyGodivy

revcp It doesn't matter, carbon fiber as far...

revcp

It doesn't matter, carbon fiber as far as I am concerned is not an option. I will rather play safe than sorry not only if I am right but the extra cost to go fiber. Now if I was a pro rider...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-10-18, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,726
Posted By IvyGodivy

I personally own and like the Triple Eight...

I personally own and like the Triple Eight helmet. To me it looks cool.

https://triple8.com/
Forum: Fatbikes
09-10-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,390
Posted By IvyGodivy

I never thought of that, but in the end...

I never thought of that, but in the end seriously? It's a FN name!

Makes me wonder if Harley Davidson will sue Specialized for their Fat Boy.
...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-10-18, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,147
Posted By IvyGodivy

Bike is sold. Next task: credit cards. After that...

Bike is sold. Next task: credit cards. After that Fat Bike.

In the meantime going to do the endless search. So far it's between Surly, Trek and yes Specialized. The later recently got added into...
09-10-18, 06:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 849
Posted By IvyGodivy

Those classes really made a difference. I took...

Those classes really made a difference. I took this path I take on a regular basis and the climbs were a lot easier this time.
09-10-18, 06:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,557
Posted By IvyGodivy

I use these for all kinds of things and very...

I use these for all kinds of things and very affordable.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/3M-Professional-Chemical-Splash-Impact-Safety-Goggles-91264-80025/205137846
Forum: Fatbikes
09-09-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,254
Posted By IvyGodivy

I hear different in terms of fixing carbon but...

I hear different in terms of fixing carbon but whatever.

Well the MTB has been sold as of today so now down to just my Gravel bike. So now the research is on up on full swing and took a closer...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-07-18, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,147
Posted By IvyGodivy

I have a possible sale of my bike. The guy is on...

I have a possible sale of my bike. The guy is on the fence but I can tell really interested. Being that I don't have to sell the bike I am being a stickler on the price and I know that is a sticky...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-07-18, 06:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,176
Posted By IvyGodivy

You get what you pay for. But if cheap is you...

You get what you pay for. But if cheap is you primary focus then just walk into a chain place: Target, Walmart, Dicks etc.

The good stuff will be a lot more and worth it whether it's a FB,...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-07-18, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,254
Posted By IvyGodivy

Good idea. But the mountain bike I currently have...

Good idea. But the mountain bike I currently have I am trying to sell and I have a few parties interested. In short this is replacing my MTB bike. I don't need a ton of bikes, I really just want my...
09-07-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By IvyGodivy

Elliptical bikes

Just curious if anyone owns/uses an elliptical bike and what do you think of it.
09-07-18, 06:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,032
Posted By IvyGodivy

I wanted to try it for awhile now but after going...

I wanted to try it for awhile now but after going to a few spin classes and noticing the Spin Bikes don't cost can only imagine what the real deal feels like.
09-06-18, 09:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,524
Posted By IvyGodivy

Trek and Surly. I used to with Specialized but...

Trek and Surly. I used to with Specialized but they left a bad taste in my mouth.
09-05-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,032
Posted By IvyGodivy

And your point?

And your point?
09-05-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By IvyGodivy

Nalgene 32 and 40 oz bottles

I am late to the party on this one and recently getting into using Nalgene bottles (prior was strictly Hydro Flask). Got me thinking and I Google searched it and found there are bottle holders for...
09-05-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,032
Posted By IvyGodivy

Fixie means the bike never coasts. Single gear...

Fixie means the bike never coasts.
Single gear is in one gear and can coast.

Nothing for nothing but a Google search and a YouTube search could answered this.
09-05-18, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 849
Posted By IvyGodivy

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/498x274/sooo_hot_863286e4c02bc9e8b8658a4921304a8a1a3db050.gif
09-05-18, 08:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 861
Posted By IvyGodivy

I think it's been more like 30 or more years...

I think it's been more like 30 or more years since dial phones. I remember this being that I was given the task to call Croatia for my mother which isn't as easy as you think; takes a lot of attempts...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-05-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By IvyGodivy

Wow no replies. WHATEVS! Anyway last night...

Wow no replies. WHATEVS!

Anyway last night looked at the details and money in my savings account for big purchases; I will have more than enough in May which is my birthday. That is the buying...
09-05-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 849
Posted By IvyGodivy

Using Giant shoes and going to my 3rd class...

Using Giant shoes and going to my 3rd class tomorrow. Already feeling the pain and benefits. A lot of carry over to my riding and conditioning in general; the instructors are a perk too. :thumb:
09-05-18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By IvyGodivy

I would recommend going to a bike store and...

I would recommend going to a bike store and avoiding any chains: Walmart, BJ's, Costco, etc.

I would also recommend you get one with two wheels, spokes, a chain, and handle bars. Seats are...
09-05-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 979
Posted By IvyGodivy

Clip-less on my Gravel Spiked/flat pedals on...

Clip-less on my Gravel
Spiked/flat pedals on my mountain bike
09-05-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 861
Posted By IvyGodivy

Why do we say we need to take a dump when we...

Why do we say we need to take a dump when we leave one. I can also mention another thing that starts with a b and ends in a b but probably breaking rules on here.

But that actually makes sense...
09-05-18, 07:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,938
Posted By IvyGodivy

I did it all the time as a kid so for me it's...

I did it all the time as a kid so for me it's like riding a bike; no punt intended.
09-05-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By IvyGodivy

I see it like this, if you are willing to spend...

I see it like this, if you are willing to spend money on two bikes that cost in total 7k, what's the big deal about a few hundred in insurance?

I spent over 2k on mine but no interest in...
09-05-18, 07:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 861
Posted By IvyGodivy

How are they clip-less?

I know this might sound like a stupid question but it's been in my head ever since I got "clip-less" pedals and shoes. What's with the name clip-less when in proper grammar it means without clips and...
Forum: Northeast
09-05-18, 07:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,657
Posted By IvyGodivy

I recently received an email about someone saying...

I recently received an email about someone saying the construction is almost done and wants to setup a meet there. Currently don't have the time but if anyone is interested I think the group is the...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-04-18, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By IvyGodivy

Fatboy or Farley

I am currently saving for my Fat Bike and at first it was between the Surly or the Trek but wanting it to be light so I chose the Trek and which one so I know how much I need to save.

Then the...
09-03-18, 07:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,587
Posted By IvyGodivy

well that would have pissed me off but finally...

well that would have pissed me off but finally took my meds.
09-03-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,587
Posted By IvyGodivy

Pisses me off when bicycle riders take up the...

Pisses me off when bicycle riders take up the entire road like they can go at the speeds we are driving at. It pisses me off how I am on the path and see a group of schmucks taking up the entire path...
09-03-18, 06:15 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,906
Posted By IvyGodivy

They are very different things which can turn...

They are very different things which can turn this into a long drawn out discussion when one doesn’t need to occur. So I will address your reply as I read it.

Agreed, people do drink coffee out of...
08-31-18, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 963
Posted By IvyGodivy

Fingerless, Impact, For Cold Weather, you name it...

Fingerless, Impact, For Cold Weather, you name it I ALWAYS get Mechanix gloves. ...
08-30-18, 09:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,512
Posted By IvyGodivy

General question much like the section of the...

General question much like the section of the forum "General Cycling Discussion".
08-30-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,512
Posted By IvyGodivy

Just looked it up, I love the look of the bike!

Just looked it up, I love the look of the bike!
08-30-18, 09:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,885
Posted By IvyGodivy

Fair enough. But I would think with my profile on...

Fair enough. But I would think with my profile on the left lists two bikes one being a 2015 and the other a 2019 to me the year would be a dead giveaway; could be wrong but I would think so if the...
08-30-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,885
Posted By IvyGodivy

Thanks.

Thanks.
08-30-18, 08:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,512
Posted By IvyGodivy

What was the deciding factor?

What was the deciding factor that led you to owning that particular bike (brand, model, parts) etc?
08-29-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,054
Posted By IvyGodivy

Depends on who you ask. If i was still living in...

Depends on who you ask. If i was still living in my condo where I didn't have a garage for convenience I would keep in the house. But in general, I would not.
08-29-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,054
Posted By IvyGodivy

"Our" bikes are either in the garage or the...

"Our" bikes are either in the garage or the basement.

But a piece of advice from someone that has been married, divorced, dated A LOT of woman, and now is engaged. Just agree with her terms. You...
08-29-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,206
Posted By IvyGodivy

If you reach the level of invading space, a...

If you reach the level of invading space, a head-butt is very effective.
08-29-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,206
Posted By IvyGodivy

I don't disagree with you. If it really bothers...

I don't disagree with you. If it really bothers you, well you can clothesline the person but I am not suggesting it...but I understand.
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