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06-03-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By semax10

I bought a Specialized Nimbus Armadillo 700x 33c....

I bought a Specialized Nimbus Armadillo 700x 33c. The sales person said even though my bike came with 700 x35c the new tire is a little thicker and would work best.
06-02-11, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By semax10

the schreader is the what I had previously...and...

the schreader is the what I had previously...and I told the second sales person the tube and tire...I guess he just wasn't listening.

Thanks
06-02-11, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By semax10

Why was I given two different tubes for the same wheel?

I went to a LBS yesterday and bought a new tire and tube for my bike (trek fx 7.1)...the sales person gave me a Specialized Schraeder valve tube 700 x 28/38 27x 1 1/8"-1 1/2". While putting it on I...
06-01-11, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,588
Posted By semax10

I never checked the tension but I assumed that...

I never checked the tension but I assumed that when I brought the bike in on a couple of occasions and the changed spokes and "true" the wheel they took all necessary sets to see that the problem was...
05-31-11, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By semax10

Nimbus Sport or Armadillo???

I have to get a new tire because there seems to be a tear in my tire and I was told it is better to get a new tire as opposed to a new wheel...So, I was gonna buy a Specialized Nimbus Sport for $25...
05-31-11, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,588
Posted By semax10

Hand Built vs Machine built Wheel...

I was in my LBS yesterday getting my 3 spoke replaced on a less than a yr old trek fx 7.1. It's getting kinda annoying since the bike it fairly new, I'm not a heavy guy ( less than 200lbs) and I...
05-10-11, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By semax10

I weigh about 195-200lbs and I usually have a...

I weigh about 195-200lbs and I usually have a pair of sneakers and a gym clothes on my rear rack (another 5-6lbs if that)...I ride in NYC so there are some crummy roads but I try my best to avoid...
05-10-11, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By semax10

On average I ride about 12 miles a day once in a...

On average I ride about 12 miles a day once in a while I'll go on longer ride...Would you guys suggest just repairing the current wheel and replacing spokes or gettting replacing the wheel all...
05-10-11, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By semax10

Wheel Issues

I bought a trek Fx 7.1 back in October since then I've had to have the wheel "rebuilt" because the ppl at the bike shop said the spokes were "like spagetti strings", went to get a tune up and they...
11-03-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By semax10

Why isn't my back tire spinning freely?

I noticed a rubbing sound comming from my back tire. So, I flipped over my bike last night and spun the the tire. I noticed that it was sticking at one particular point everytime which basically...
Forum: Northeast
10-22-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By semax10

I guess rules are good but it's a two way...

I guess rules are good but it's a two way street....if they are going to summon cyclist for going through red lights and stop then they also have to crack down on pedestrian who do the same...If I...
Forum: Northeast
10-11-10, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By semax10

Any suggestions for a good headlight in the city?

Any suggestions for a good headlight in the city?
Forum: Northeast
09-17-10, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,467
Posted By semax10

how often do you check your tire pressure?

I was wondering how often I should be checking my tire pressure and putting air in my tires...
09-01-10, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By semax10

I picked out the store that i liked working with....

I picked out the store that i liked working with.

I was not so much concerned about have all the same brand stuff but being fairly new to the bike scene I wanted accesorising to be as easy as...
Forum: Northeast
08-31-10, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By semax10

Thanks

Thanks
08-30-10, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By semax10

Deciding Factor...Please Help!!!

So, I test rode the Trek fx 7.1 and the Specialize Sirrus. I like both of the bikes and I honestly didn't feel much of a difference. So since it basically a toss up I started at components and...
Forum: Northeast
08-30-10, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By semax10

Sorry I put this in the wrong forum!!!

Sorry I put this in the wrong forum!!!
Forum: Northeast
08-30-10, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By semax10

Deciding Factor...Please Help!!!

So, I test rode the Trek fx 7.1 and the Specialize Sirrus. I like both of the bikes and I honestly didn't feel much of a difference. So since it basically a toss up I started at components and...
Forum: Northeast
08-27-10, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By semax10

Thanks...I'll check them out.

Thanks...I'll check them out.
Forum: Northeast
08-25-10, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By semax10

Thanks. I'll check them out. I know that...

Thanks. I'll check them out.

I know that the store is there to make business but at the same time I would like some level of care for the consumer. I have gone to a few shops around the city that...
Forum: Northeast
08-25-10, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By semax10

I work in midtown and live in downtown bk...I'm...

I work in midtown and live in downtown bk...I'm willing to travel for good service.
Forum: Northeast
08-23-10, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,376
Posted By semax10

Hey, I was planning on going to bicycle...

Hey, I was planning on going to bicycle habbitat...do I have specifically ask for a end of season discount or is just one of the lucky things?
08-20-10, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,752
Posted By semax10

Thanks. I am looking at the 2011 modells....

Thanks.

I am looking at the 2011 modells. Most of the shops around me are running out of the 2010 modells in my size.
08-20-10, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,752
Posted By semax10

Is the 7.2 that much better than the 7.1?

I think I've settled on the Trek FX as being my first bike in 10+ yrs. I was leaning on getting a 7.1 and yesterday I went to another bike shop just to get a fresh opinion before I settled. The guy...
Forum: Northeast
08-17-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,171
Posted By semax10

Best Lock for NYC?

What lock or locks would you recommend to a NYC rider?
Forum: Northeast
08-17-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,376
Posted By semax10

NYYankeegirl, where did your boyfriend 2011...

NYYankeegirl, where did your boyfriend 2011 model?

I've read that the 2011 doesn't have as good of components as the 2010....do you think they are comprable to the 2010 and the Trek Fx 7.1?
08-17-10, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By semax10

Do you know when the 2011 will be coming out? ...

Do you know when the 2011 will be coming out?

Also, how long would I have to wait for a closeout on a 2010?
08-17-10, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By semax10

Specialized Sirrus 2010 or 2011

I heard that the specialized sirrus 2011 will be about $100 less than the 2010 modell. Is it worth waiting for the 2011 or should I just pick up a 2010?
Forum: Commuting
08-17-10, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By semax10

Must Have Accessories

I am looking to get my first bike in 10+ yr. I'll primarily be using to get to work and around NYC. I know that aside from the bike itself; the accessories can add up to a pretty heft expense. I...
Forum: Northeast
08-13-10, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By semax10

How many gears?

How many gear do you think I would realistally need for getting around NYC?
Forum: Commuting
08-13-10, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By semax10

Fugi Opinion please

http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/bik/1896716841.html

what is the concensus of this bike?
Forum: Northeast
08-13-10, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By semax10

NYC Bike Store

Hey, I'm looking for a good bike store in NYC. I looking to get my first bike in 10+ yrs. I'd be primarily used to get to work and around the city. I looking for a bike store with good knowledge. I'm...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-10, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By semax10

So I've narrowed my specs down and thing I want...

So I've narrowed my specs down and thing I want to get a bike with a hub gear system. I've looked around the web and see listing that say "Single speed freewheel hub". Does that mean that it has...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-10, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By semax10

Hub gears vs derailleur gear

Which one would you guys suggest for a bike getting to work and around NYC? This would be my first bike in 10+ yrs.
Forum: Commuting
08-10-10, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By semax10

New Bike Help!!!!

I'm looking for a commuter bike, 1st bike in 10+ yrs. I live in NYC and will be riding to and from work and around the city. I've been doing some research online and plan on going into some stores to...
Forum: Northeast
08-05-10, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,376
Posted By semax10

Specialized Sirrus

I am in the market for a bike. I found a specialized sirrus online but want to see what the concensus of it is before I waste the sellers time. I'd be used for commuting and getting around. Thoughts?
Forum: Northeast
07-27-10, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By semax10

Multiple Gear to Single gear

I'm looking to get a bike for basic commuting and getting around. I read the benefits of having a single gear bike but I don't think I am ready to takle the city without gears. I was wondering if I...
Forum: Northeast
07-04-10, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,778
Posted By semax10

Best Type of Bike for NYC Commuting

I trying to bike a good bike to get around NYC...I would be riding to and from work, around the city and some other basic riding....I'm trying to figure what type of bike (road races, road sport,...
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