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Forum: Northeast
05-02-11, 06:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,051
Posted By platnumn

I had a great time, aside from walking on the...

I had a great time, aside from walking on the Gowanus -- I yelled at a bunch of cutters and didn't really feel bad about it at all.

I was with my girlfriend (her 1st time) and my other friend who...
04-08-11, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,265
Posted By platnumn

What lens? 135mm? 200? 1.8? 2.8? Details!

What lens? 135mm? 200? 1.8? 2.8? Details!
03-31-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By platnumn

no torque wrench! Will try not to over-tighten

no torque wrench! Will try not to over-tighten
03-31-11, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By platnumn

Cool Trouble Installing Ergon GC3 on Trek 7.5

It's just like the title says!

It appears the GC3's only tighten at each end, meaning the end of the grip would have to be over the handlebar. With the way my FX's gears/brakes are set up, I don't...
03-27-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

lol, did I mess up again? I thought I did well!!...

lol, did I mess up again? I thought I did well!! The bike seems REAL quick from the riding I did on it, gear changes are smooth, and the bike is not heavy.



Surprisingly, the saddle is very...
03-26-11, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

haha thanks, it's a Men's size Small, so it fits...

haha thanks, it's a Men's size Small, so it fits her (5'6") perfectly. Components aren't the best, but the bike is aluminum and it rides well, should be nice!! Will take advice on any initial...
03-26-11, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

We did it! Picked up the Vienna -- I think it's...

We did it! Picked up the Vienna -- I think it's a 2010 in green. Here is a stock photo of it:

http://****************/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/globe-vienna-1-2010-city-bike.jpg

We paid $200,...
03-25-11, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

The specialized is a Vienna, and it is a 2010 or...

The specialized is a Vienna, and it is a 2010 or 2009.

Although it is listed as a Womens bike, I made the seller look @ Bikepedia, and he has now confirmed that it IS in fact a MEN's bike, but he...
03-25-11, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

The Specialized is a Vienna, not sure if it's a...

The Specialized is a Vienna, not sure if it's a Vienna 2,3,4,5.....
03-25-11, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

Ah I see what you mean now. I really appreciate...

Ah I see what you mean now. I really appreciate you taking your time to explain that to a new guy like me.

In regards to the "Grifters" on the Schwinn, do you mean grip-shifters? The ad says it...
03-24-11, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

I looked around more, and I found a GREAT looking...

I looked around more, and I found a GREAT looking Specialized and Schwinn. I don't know the model names for either, or the size of the first one (I have emailed the seller to request model, year,...
03-24-11, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

Damn Tom, why are you trying to make me...

Damn Tom, why are you trying to make me reconsider at the last minute like this?! =P. Just kidding, i appreciate the advice. But in the post above with the Schwinn, you had also linked to a Trek...
03-24-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

Thanks for this, a lot of good points in here! I...

Thanks for this, a lot of good points in here! I take it she's doing most of her riding on the street, and nothing else really...maybe some trails.

I think we're going to pick this one up on...
03-24-11, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

Thanks so much for this. I was actually looking...

Thanks so much for this. I was actually looking at the Multitrack 700's, they seem nice. I was unable to pinpoint the year of one that I was looking at, so I became discouraged.



Thanks for...
03-23-11, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

Sorry, I forgot to reply to you also! Thanks...

Sorry, I forgot to reply to you also!

Thanks for the recc about the Raleigh, I really was not sure. I am trying to familiarize myself with different components, but it seems that everything is...
03-23-11, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

Guys (and girl), Thanks so much for the...

Guys (and girl),

Thanks so much for the replies so far. I was actually looking at a Trek Multitrack 7300 that was posted on March 18th, but it was for $250 and the year was unknown. This other...
03-22-11, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,182
Posted By platnumn

Hybrid Recommendations For Girlfriend UNDER $250

Please don't laugh. My girlfriend pays about $3k worth of bills and student loans each month, and refuses to spend more than $250 on a bike.

I myself just purchased a 2009 Trek 7.5fx for about...
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