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02-21-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By murrellington

Dimension it is, thanks guys. Just what I was...

Dimension it is, thanks guys. Just what I was looking for.
02-20-16, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By murrellington

Recommend a 26mm stem.

I have the nitto rb-002 bars and had an older Thomson stem that was made in the 26mm size. Today I noticed the stem cracked pretty bad so I need a new one. I'm scoping out eBay to find the same one...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-16, 01:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,411
Posted By murrellington

Using stainless steel bottles, does water get hot quick?

Few questions as I was looking at picking up some Klean Kanteens.

1) Should I get regular or insulated? I live in San Diego and it can get quite hot in summer. Will the water become warm/ hot real...
07-31-15, 04:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By murrellington

Roof rack for bike and/or kayak?

II had my heart set on a 1upusa hitch rack.. But I recently convinced myself to buy a kayak. What sort of roof rack do you guys suggest?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-15, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By murrellington

You guys have been more than helpful. I'll keep...

You guys have been more than helpful. I'll keep this thread open and refer to these resources. Thanks again, i have taken every response into consideration.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-15, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By murrellington

Thanks guys, yeah when she said she wants me to...

Thanks guys, yeah when she said she wants me to get her a bike, I kind of meant I would do all the research and then let her choose. Seems like I'll just be taking her to performance bike.

Also,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By murrellington

We live in San Diego. She is 5'2". She does not...

We live in San Diego. She is 5'2". She does not want drop bars so we'd go with a flat bar bike. She does not know what to get so she just told me to get her one. She would never want a single speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-15, 01:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By murrellington

Recommend a beginner bike for my wife.

Here's the deal, I ride fixed gear and my wife wants to ride bikes with me for fun and for fitness. Her birthday was today and she was given $400 from here parents for a bike. That is kind of our...
06-11-15, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,654
Views: 496,339
Posted By murrellington

Me neither, until recently. I had one of those...

Me neither, until recently. I had one of those multi tools that look like those pocket knives with all sorts of tools. It just wasn't easy to use. I was then just going to buy separate hex tools and...
06-10-15, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4,654
Views: 496,339
Posted By murrellington

Bought some fix it sticks on amazon. Got it for...

Bought some fix it sticks on amazon. Got it for only $16 because the packaging was damaged. I didnt care though because I think their retail price is twice that.

Once the package arrived it was...
06-05-15, 10:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,097
Posted By murrellington

I didn't look at your pics till now. Does look a...

I didn't look at your pics till now. Does look a little wonky. And no suggestions for riser bars since I have never owned any.
Are you new to bikes or what is your background? I found that sometimes...
06-05-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,097
Posted By murrellington

Are you in love with the bullhorns? What about...

Are you in love with the bullhorns? What about riser bars?
05-30-15, 12:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,582
Posted By murrellington

My bad, I just called it a screwdriver because it...

My bad, I just called it a screwdriver because it is a long handheld one like a screwdriver, but the tip is a hex or whatever. I have a Thomson seat post.



Oh burn. Some people don't like...
05-28-15, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By murrellington

I guess I'm not weird, I do it the same way. If...

I guess I'm not weird, I do it the same way. If my right foot is forward then I have my front wheel pointing left. I can actually trackstand for quite a bit, but I should really learn the right way....
05-28-15, 10:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,582
Posted By murrellington

Maybe I'll throw it on again and leave it for a...

Maybe I'll throw it on again and leave it for a week or two. Give it a decent chance.
Also, it's super annoying becuse every time I want to change the angle of my saddle or move it forward/backward,...
05-24-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,582
Posted By murrellington

The fizik might have a flat profile though. I'm...

The fizik might have a flat profile though. I'm not really sure what a flat vs rounded is.
05-24-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,582
Posted By murrellington

I lowered the saddle and I scooted it forward and...

I lowered the saddle and I scooted it forward and backward as well as slanting it forward more. Tried many variations and none of them felt slightly comfortable.
The Arione seems to have a more...
05-24-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,582
Posted By murrellington

Conclusion, my ass is different. Honestly the c15...

Conclusion, my ass is different. Honestly the c15 felt too wide. Maybe I'm crazy. But I got these sharp ass bones that sat on the saddle strangely. I tried moving my position on the saddle but it...
05-23-15, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,582
Posted By murrellington

I'll have to get back to you on that. It arrived...

I'll have to get back to you on that. It arrived today but I had friends over from Belgium and Germany so all I did was throw the saddle on and ride it around the block. So my assumptions are not yet...
05-23-15, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,582
Posted By murrellington

Never ridden a brooks leather, not my aesthetic...

Never ridden a brooks leather, not my aesthetic style. And I weigh in at a little over 180. And yeah it feels so hard it makes my Arione feel like jelly.
Maybe I'll give it a few rides, but so far...
05-23-15, 04:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,582
Posted By murrellington

Brooks Cambium C15, no break in?

Is it true this saddle has no break in time required? I just bought one and it feels like I'm sitting on a rock or some sheet metal. I'm wondering if it gets better or if I should go back to my...
05-19-15, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By murrellington

Makes sense. Okay I think I got it all settled...

Makes sense. Okay I think I got it all settled now. I'll get the single rack with 2 ad ons to be able to hold 3 bikes. If I ever need to carry a 4th i'll install a roof rack.
05-19-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By murrellington

Iwas planning on having a 1-1/4" hitch but...

Iwas planning on having a 1-1/4" hitch but getting an adaptor for the 2" rack to fit on. I emailed 1up and they said the 2" rack only fits on a 2" receiver. I asked why an adaptor on a smaler hitch...
05-19-15, 12:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By murrellington

Oh, gotcha, was confused because I was wanting...

Oh, gotcha, was confused because I was wanting the double rack which can accomodate up to 4 bikes.
05-18-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,374
Posted By murrellington

I can't stand stickers. I don't mind if people...

I can't stand stickers. I don't mind if people have a couple (Still i prefer none), but sticker bombing is hideous to me. Just my opinion.
05-18-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By murrellington

Why do they make bike racks that hold 4 bikes and...

Why do they make bike racks that hold 4 bikes and fit a 1-1/4 hitch then if this size hitch can't support 4 bikes? That doesn't make sense.



Maximum gross trailer weight: 2,000 lbs
Maximum...
05-17-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,363
Posted By murrellington

I call my ss and my fg just "single speed and...

I call my ss and my fg just "single speed and fixed gear". But when people dont know about bikes I just say I have road bikes with no gears
05-16-15, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By murrellington

Awesome to hear you have the 1up and love it. I'm...

Awesome to hear you have the 1up and love it. I'm going to get the double rack and have 1 add on for now. And yeah i guess weight is no problem because I actually don't have mountain bikes. I have a...
05-16-15, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By murrellington

Thanks guys, yeah after doing more research i...

Thanks guys, yeah after doing more research i figured out my concerns were lame. Class 1 hitch is fine. I was overshooting not knowing what a normal car should carry. I got all the info i need....
05-16-15, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By murrellington

Or maybe a roof rack would be better and cheaper?...

Or maybe a roof rack would be better and cheaper? I haven't even looked into those. I think I will check them out now.
05-16-15, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By murrellington

Looking to buy a hitch for my 2008 Jetta, help?

I'm going to buy a 1up usa bike rack that holds 2 bikes and i'll probably buy the extension for a 3rd or 4th bike. I sent questions to etrailer and some of the answers are below:

"The Curt hitch...
05-15-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By murrellington

Didn't know 2" receiver was such a big deal. I...

Didn't know 2" receiver was such a big deal. I can do without it then! Thanks for the help guys.

And grandma gave me $500 today for graduating college. Woo! Going straight towards my 1up USA.
05-15-15, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By murrellington

Good to know, I guess I just wanted a 2" because...

Good to know, I guess I just wanted a 2" because I like to be over prepared for anything. Also, it was other hitch racks that I read about that were not too sturdy on the 1-1/4" hitch. But apparently...
05-15-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By murrellington

Can a mod move this to MTB? Pretty please.

Can a mod move this to MTB? Pretty please.
05-15-15, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By murrellington

Recommendations on where to buy a hitch

Hi guys, I'm deciding to buy a hitch rack and was deciding between the Kuat NV and the 1up usa. I think I'm gonna just do it and get the 1up.

I want to get the 2"hitch rack so it can be more...
05-06-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,034
Posted By murrellington

The Big Block is a sick ride too. Can't go wrong...

The Big Block is a sick ride too. Can't go wrong with either.

And show pics of whatever you get!
05-05-15, 01:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,034
Posted By murrellington

I have a Wabi Classic and love it. like others...

I have a Wabi Classic and love it. like others said, aside from it being a good bike, Richard is an awesome guy and it's nice supporting such a great business.
05-05-15, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 529,197
Posted By murrellington

+1 on gold chain. Always nice to have that hint...

+1 on gold chain. Always nice to have that hint of contrast on a bike.
04-30-15, 11:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,860
Posted By murrellington

Are you married? Just wondering because I think...

Are you married? Just wondering because I think my wife would never want that many bikes around.
04-29-15, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4,882
Views: 602,349
Posted By murrellington

Would you stop reminding me that I need friends.

Would you stop reminding me that I need friends.
04-26-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By murrellington

Oh no he didn't!! Jk. I'm curious too, and if it...

Oh no he didn't!! Jk. I'm curious too, and if it matters. I weigh 185
04-26-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By murrellington

That's what I thought. I think Ill just pull the...

That's what I thought. I think Ill just pull the trigger on a c15 then and see how it works out.
04-26-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By murrellington

Do you have that backwards? I thought the c15 was...

Do you have that backwards? I thought the c15 was narrower.
04-26-15, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By murrellington

I know saddles are based on personal preference, but... Brooks c17 or c15

Has anybody ridden both? Can you share your opinion if you have either? They are $150 and I don't want to have to buy both to see which works better.

I ride an Arione but want to try something...
04-26-15, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 351,937
Posted By murrellington

I was thinking about trying a c17. I never liked...

I was thinking about trying a c17. I never liked how the brooks saddles look but this one looks more like a road saddle that I'm looking for. Maybe I'll see if I can find a cheap one to try out, see...
04-24-15, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 351,937
Posted By murrellington

Which saddle is that? If I remember correctly you...

Which saddle is that? If I remember correctly you used to have a fizik arione? How does this new one compare?
04-22-15, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By murrellington

And sorry but I don't know much about the bikes...

And sorry but I don't know much about the bikes you are mentioning.
04-22-15, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By murrellington

Wabi Cycles Classic fixed gear bike specs...

Wabi Cycles Classic fixed gear bike specs (http://www.wabicycles.com/classic_bike_spec_11.html)

Slightly over $700 but is a damn fine bike. $750 and then of course you'll have to pay shipping and...
04-17-15, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 644,383
Posted By murrellington

The drops look like *****s.

The drops look like *****s.
04-16-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,442
Posted By murrellington

Haha oh burn! Yeah I stopped reading what they...

Haha oh burn! Yeah I stopped reading what they were saying halfway through so I don't even know what happened. It got boring fairLy quickly like most arguments here.



You mean you don't?
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