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03-21-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,633
Posted By coney462

The main difference is that the Cypress is a...

The main difference is that the Cypress is a comfort bike and the escape is a fitness bike. I think the escape is more versatile, but both are good choices. Neither will break the bank. I was lucky...
03-14-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,633
Posted By coney462

Also check out the Giant escape line

Also check out the Giant escape line
Forum: Northeast
10-07-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By coney462

Henry Hudson Trail

This is a great Trial to ride. Unfortunately the trail is broken into 3 sections. There is about 2 miles street riding between the southern trail (Freehold to Marlboro) and about 3.5 mile from the...
09-24-18, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,647
Posted By coney462

I don't see this as much of an issue, because...

I don't see this as much of an issue, because once the bike is out of the warranty period the Trek shop should be more than happy to Handle repairs on a giant escape
05-30-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By coney462

poor performance. Comes across as an obvious...

poor performance. Comes across as an obvious attempt to sell stuff This post should be moved to the "For Sale" in the mafrketplace
Forum: Northeast
03-10-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,094
Posted By coney462

I have rode this trail twice. Both times from New...

I have rode this trail twice. Both times from New Haven and headed north. The very most southern part goes ride through the university and is urban for the first couple of miles with at least a dozen...
02-28-18, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By coney462

Goggle the princeton freewheelers

Goggle the princeton freewheelers
02-27-18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By coney462

What exactly are you looking for ? group rides,...

What exactly are you looking for ?
group rides, charity events, or just some folks to ride with ?
01-31-18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,925
Posted By coney462

I agree with this. The ISM touring model works...

I agree with this. The ISM touring model works for me
01-25-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,189
Posted By coney462

Real COOL, knocking down bikes because you on't...

Real COOL, knocking down bikes because you on't like where they are parked. Wish I could park my bike in front of your house and wait to see what you do to it. I'm sure you wouldn't like my reaction
12-06-17, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By coney462

I started riding my Giant Escape 2 at 315 lbs (a...

I started riding my Giant Escape 2 at 315 lbs (a little closer to 300 than 350). My stock rear 32 spoke wheels was the weakest point. I was breaking a spoke a month. Had my LBS change the wheel for a...
12-05-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,807
Posted By coney462

Totally Agree

Totally Agree
11-30-17, 08:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,852
Posted By coney462

Consider the Giant escape 3. Price is $ 370 Plus...

Consider the Giant escape 3. Price is $ 370 Plus tax
11-28-17, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By coney462

I owned a small fleet of delivery trucks for over...

I owned a small fleet of delivery trucks for over 25 years and only used the clutch when starting from a dead stop
11-26-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,677
Posted By coney462

What would the car who wants to turn right do if...

What would the car who wants to turn right do if there was a car that wanted to go straight through in front of him ?
My guess he would have to wait for the light to turn green. In your scenario,...
11-26-17, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,404
Posted By coney462

Not only do I have a big butt, but also huge...

Not only do I have a big butt, but also huge thighs, they sort of go together. I recently bought an ISM saddle, touring model. It is a wide noseless saddle. I have found this quite comfortable on my...
11-24-17, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,173
Posted By coney462

For 3 miles a day I think the escape 3 probably...

For 3 miles a day I think the escape 3 probably fits your needs. Those tire are just fine for riding on the road and can be changed for bigger. I would save the money and buy a seat that is more...
11-24-17, 10:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,727
Posted By coney462

1- not sure why you could not o further on your...

1- not sure why you could not o further on your present bike.
2- peddling faster does not automatically translate to going further.
3- they might not have been peddling faster than you, but were...
11-17-17, 08:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,809
Posted By coney462

Mark15, Can a mirrycle mirror be inserted into...

Mark15, Can a mirrycle mirror be inserted into the GP5 ?
11-12-17, 07:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,793
Posted By coney462

Well Said Rachel.......well said

Well Said Rachel.......well said
11-09-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,859
Posted By coney462

Check out the Escape City 2. at $ 580 it comes...

Check out the Escape City 2. at $ 580 it comes with a rear rack, fenders, disk brakes and a 3 X 8 drive train
11-09-17, 09:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,859
Posted By coney462

I have an escape 2, a 2015 with rim brakes. The...

I have an escape 2, a 2015 with rim brakes. The escape 2 is now offered only as the city escape 2 model with disk brake, rear rack, & fenders. At $ 580, I think this is a great deal. Mine was bought...
11-08-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,859
Posted By coney462

Not True at all. In 2018 Models Giant is offering...

Not True at all. In 2018 Models Giant is offering the escape 2 & 3 with rim brakes and escape 1 & 2 with disk brakes
11-08-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,651
Posted By coney462

I had also considered bariatric surgery, but in...

I had also considered bariatric surgery, but in the end it scared the heebie jeebies out of me and decided to just take some control. I swam all winter and rode my bike all summer, and have now went...
11-08-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,952
Posted By coney462

You are correct in that at least society would be...

You are correct in that at least society would be better protected while they are in jail.

Shooting anyone (cyclist or otherwise) is wrong

To see how much more hardened they can get, just...
11-08-17, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By coney462

Mostly depends on the area you are in and the...

Mostly depends on the area you are in and the crime rate there. It would probably be fine in my quiet low crime suburban area but do little good in a high crime inner city area
11-08-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,952
Posted By coney462

maybe society would be better protected from them...

maybe society would be better protected from them for 20 years, but more likely they will become even more hardened bad guys being tucked away for 20 years.
Hopefully some other young people will...
11-06-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,793
Posted By coney462

I didn't say that anyone, bicycle or otherwise...

I didn't say that anyone, bicycle or otherwise should ride on the shoulder. Just to stay as far right in the lane as practicable, when it is safe to do so
11-06-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,793
Posted By coney462

Paul you ask a very good question. My original...

Paul you ask a very good question. My original quote was from NJ DOT 39:4-14.2, 39:4-10.11 Operating Regulations.
So it seems that NJ DOT gives advise (as per your quote) that is not in agreement...
11-06-17, 11:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,793
Posted By coney462

Definition of impede impeded; impeding ...

Definition of impede

impeded; impeding
transitive verb
:to interfere with or slow the progress of
11-06-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,793
Posted By coney462

Practicable does not mean feasible, at least not...

Practicable does not mean feasible, at least not according to the Miriam Webster dictionary

Definition of practicable

1 :capable of being put into practice or of being done or accomplished...
11-04-17, 08:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,793
Posted By coney462

in New Jersey, the law specifically states: ...

in New Jersey, the law specifically states:

"39:4-14.2, 39:4-10.11 Operating Regulations.
Every person riding a bicycle on a roadway shall ride as near to the right roadside as practicable...
10-26-17, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,289
Posted By coney462

If you are looking for a mix of comfort &...

If you are looking for a mix of comfort & performance, at that price point I would look check out Giant's escape line.
10-25-17, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,073
Posted By coney462

If all 3 broke on the rear wheel, I would say...

If all 3 broke on the rear wheel, I would say it's probably time for a 36 spoke wheel
10-19-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,323
Posted By coney462

Great Idea. I used an exacto knife to cut my...

Great Idea.
I used an exacto knife to cut my way through
10-18-17, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,586
Posted By coney462

I had the same problem (i am known as thunder...

I had the same problem (i am known as thunder thighs), execpt with tons of chaffing on both thighs. I switched to an ISM noseless saddle (touring model) and problem solved
10-13-17, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,418
Posted By coney462

That is a great bike at a great price. I ride an...

That is a great bike at a great price. I ride an Escape 2 with rim brakes to which I have added fenders and a rear rack. I love my bike. When I bought this bike I was 315 lbs and I was breaking...
09-14-17, 04:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,108
Posted By coney462

A mitzvah by a real mench:love:

A mitzvah by a real mench:love:
09-11-17, 09:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,358
Posted By coney462

So I average 10.5 mph or so on 15-20 mile rides....

So I average 10.5 mph or so on 15-20 mile rides. Is that fast on the internet ?
:D
08-18-17, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By coney462

Why not just buy another giant escape in the...

Why not just buy another giant escape in the correct size, if that is the only issue ?
08-04-17, 05:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,974
Posted By coney462

I started riding my Giant escape 2 at 315 lbs....

I started riding my Giant escape 2 at 315 lbs. During the summer I broke 3 spokes on the rear wheel (32 spoke count). My local lbs change that wheel for a 36 spoke wheel made for tandem bikes and I...
Forum: Northeast
07-30-17, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By coney462

Trail surface is all asphalt

Trail surface is all asphalt
07-28-17, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,252
Posted By coney462

"I tend to volunteer my time in other ways --...

"I tend to volunteer my time in other ways -- like finding a broken bike, fixing it, and then donating it to the local Goodwill or shelter."

So in effect you are running your own mini co-op. Kudos...
07-27-17, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,252
Posted By coney462

Why not volunteer at a coop ? Same experience,...

Why not volunteer at a coop ? Same experience, better discounts and you work will go much further in helping a non profit organization.
Forum: Northeast
07-26-17, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By coney462

If you start out in New Haven you can ride about...

If you start out in New Haven you can ride about 20 miles up to Southington. bed aware the first 2 miles or so have some street crossings and parking your car is difficult at best in New haven during...
Forum: Northeast
07-24-17, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,712
Posted By coney462

Sounds like you had a great trip. next time you...

Sounds like you had a great trip. next time you visit Philly, try the mup of all mups. the Schuylkill River trail. I live east of Princeton and the surrounding area there is also great for farm land...
07-06-17, 10:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,526
Posted By coney462

I ride a 2015 Giant Escape 2 wit 700X32 and my...

I ride a 2015 Giant Escape 2 wit 700X32 and my wife rides a 2106 Sedona (forget what size tires, but not stock). We average about 8.5 to 9 mph on crushed stone/dirt trails. On streets we do 9.5 to 10...
06-25-17, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By coney462

I gave my new saddle (ISM Touring model) about a...

I gave my new saddle (ISM Touring model) about a month and maybe around 10 adjustments before i decided it was a keeper
06-25-17, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,493
Posted By coney462

Talk to your local bike club. In my area, the...

Talk to your local bike club. In my area, the princeton Freewheelers, have categories for different skill levels. You wouild probably fit right in with the "D" group. They typically do around 15...
06-25-17, 11:13 AM
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