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04-07-19, 09:45 PM
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Posted By yashinon

Bump! Donations large or small, any amount will...

Bump! Donations large or small, any amount will be appreciated!
03-08-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,378
Posted By yashinon

2019 Ride for Roswell

Hello,

I am riding in the 2019 Ride For Roswell, my 7th year riding!

I could really use your support as I fundraise to help end cancer. Funds raised from The Ride go toward critical cancer...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,835
Posted By yashinon

"If you like a saddle, do not replace it just...

"If you like a saddle, do not replace it just because you think it's too heavy. That weight is meaningless."

Was not so much about weight but the Selle Anatomica saddle is longer. Being shorter,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-18, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,835
Posted By yashinon

Saddle selection

I am sure this subject has been beaten and asked a 1000 times. I used a Selle Anatomica X saddle on my Trek Domane for a year or so. I like the saddle but its not sleek or light. After a long cold...
04-10-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 981
Posted By yashinon

2018 Ride for Roswell

I am a 6th year rider in the Ride for Roswell, which benefits the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. All funds go toward critical research and innovative programs. Your donations greatly...
05-11-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,471
Posted By yashinon

Bump!

Bump!
05-02-17, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,471
Posted By yashinon

2017 Ride for Roswell

This will be my 5th year as a rider in the Ride for Roswell, which benefits the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The ride funds critical cancer research and development of innovative programs.

This...
03-25-17, 04:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,073
Posted By yashinon

Please support my 2017 Ride for Roswell Cancer Ride

This will be my 5th year as a rider in the Ride for Roswell. The ride benefits cancer research and patient care programs in Upstate NY.

Your donations are greatly appreciated:

The Ride For...
08-07-16, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 422,949
Posted By yashinon

I just look at the Trek's site and noticed "S"...

I just look at the Trek's site and noticed "S" series bikes. What is Trek doing now? There are so many choices in FX!
08-06-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By yashinon

Platform pedal recommendation..

There are lot of platform pedal manufacturers out there. I purchased the DMR V12 MAG recently and love them. They are light and the pegs keep your foot in place.

DMR V12 Magnesium (Mg) Pedals -...
07-31-16, 06:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,131
Posted By yashinon

Happy to motivate! I did mount the computer back...

Happy to motivate! I did mount the computer back just to determine the distance of a particular route. Either way, I think it is best to ride for the sake of enjoyment and fitness.
07-27-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,131
Posted By yashinon

I did not intend to stir the pot. I just felt...

I did not intend to stir the pot. I just felt free not worrying about speed or distance.
07-25-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By yashinon

I just purchased platform pedals after using the...

I just purchased platform pedals after using the Shimano dual sided pedals. Kind of lost my sense of security and confidence riding clipless. Take a look at platforms with a concave shape and pegs....
07-25-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,131
Posted By yashinon

Riding without a bike computer feels better...

I purchased a Lezyne GPS bike computer a few months ago. i love the GPS capability! I usually remove the computer to sync up until the next ride. Sure enough the last couple of rides I forgot to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-16, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,085
Posted By yashinon

Not feeling secure using clipless

I have been using the Shimano dual sided clipless pedals for a couple of years. First on a hybrid and now on a road bike. I typically keep the left foot clipped and leave right foot out. However, I...
07-05-16, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,637
Posted By yashinon

Ohio driver sends message to cyclists.

Ohio driver sends shocking 4th July parade message to cyclists | road.cc (http://road.cc/content/news/196127-ohio-driver-sends-shocking-4th-july-parade-message-cyclists)
06-22-16, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,068
Posted By yashinon

The ride is just 3 days away. Will appreciate...

The ride is just 3 days away. Will appreciate your donations!
06-12-16, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,023
Posted By yashinon

For myself, a lightweight, the lighter the...

For myself, a lightweight, the lighter the bike...the better it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-16, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By yashinon

Comment by LBS tech on Setback seat post

Interesting comment by the LBS tech during a recent visit. He mentioned that they don't see setback seat posts much these days because it changes the pedal stroke. Tech also said that the saddle...
05-16-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By yashinon

Got ya, I have not seen the marketplace forum yet.

Got ya, I have not seen the marketplace forum yet.
05-15-16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By yashinon

Free, Nada, Zip!

I am "borrowing" this idea from a photography forum. The idea behind this thread is to offer any parts, accessories, etc that you have for FREE, which means NOTHING....ZIPPO! Your thoughts will be...
05-14-16, 09:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,094
Posted By yashinon

Holy - awesome review! Congratulations on the new...

Holy - awesome review! Congratulations on the new bike!
05-14-16, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 422,949
Posted By yashinon

Would it fall under the hybrid category? Did not...

Would it fall under the hybrid category? Did not think that it would apply here. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-16, 09:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,215
Posted By yashinon

How about the Emonda ALR 5, which retails for...

How about the Emonda ALR 5, which retails for $1399.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,085
Posted By yashinon

I am sure there are better posts out there....

I am sure there are better posts out there. However, it is enough to make the ride enjoyable. A very tiny improvement and better than the stock post.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-16, 04:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By yashinon

Riding in the Hospice Gran Fondo, 30 miles today....

Riding in the Hospice Gran Fondo, 30 miles today. Hopefully the weather cooperates.
05-14-16, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 422,949
Posted By yashinon

Colonel I picked up a Trek Domane.

Colonel I picked up a Trek Domane.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,085
Posted By yashinon

Update: Received the Thomson post into today. I...

Update: Received the Thomson post into today. I installed the post and mounted the saddle. The clamp was easy to work with, much better than the OEM. The clamp held the Selle Anatomica rails front to...
05-13-16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 422,949
Posted By yashinon

I have a nice pot belly also and not muscular...

I have a nice pot belly also and not muscular either. However, the drop bar has been excellent so far. I still love the hybrid and I am not trying to talk you out of that route.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,791
Posted By yashinon

Yeah they don't stock many things but the stores...

Yeah they don't stock many things but the stores have a catalog and can get pretty much anything. Shipping is slo-mo tho.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-16, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,791
Posted By yashinon

Believe it or not but I ran into a pretty decent...

Believe it or not but I ran into a pretty decent mechanic at a big box Dicks Sporting Goods. The only real mechanic the DSG stores have in this regon.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-16, 06:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,675
Posted By yashinon

OP nice bike! Congrats!

OP nice bike! Congrats!
05-13-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 422,949
Posted By yashinon

[QUOTE=sjanzeir;18763988]Thanks. I'll make sure...

[QUOTE=sjanzeir;18763988]Thanks. I'll make sure to check with the local dealer, although I doubt that they'd have any in my frame size (in the 47-50 range). I remember that the brake lever extensions...
05-13-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 422,949
Posted By yashinon

I ride with a small Park Tools kit: ...

I ride with a small Park Tools kit:

http://www.amazon.com/Park-Tool-WTK-1-Essential-Kit/dp/B000RPWFVK/ref=sr_1_13?ie=UTF8&qid=1463185766&sr=8-13&keywords=park+bike+repair+tool+kit
05-12-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,967
Posted By yashinon

Rear trunk bag with: Pump, tool kit, spare tube,...

Rear trunk bag with: Pump, tool kit, spare tube, phone, and snack bars (if going longer).
05-12-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 422,949
Posted By yashinon

Check out an endurance road bike. Endurance...

Check out an endurance road bike. Endurance geometry is upright like a hybrid with the advantage of a drop bar. The Trek Domane series or Crossrip (if you like to off road a little).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 06:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,764
Posted By yashinon

Jewelry is worse!

Jewelry is worse!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By yashinon

Thanks for the opinions/recommendations. I am...

Thanks for the opinions/recommendations. I am just trying to make the ride for comfy. The OEM post, straight with almost no set back did not work for me. I tested the post from the hybrid, which has...
05-11-16, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,955
Posted By yashinon

Nice find! Congrats!

Nice find! Congrats!
05-11-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 422,949
Posted By yashinon

Taiwan.

Taiwan.
05-11-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,076
Posted By yashinon

Thank you for the info. Does it really take 7-10...

Thank you for the info. Does it really take 7-10 days? I picked up a new road bike and the saddle is hard as a rock! Maybe I should re-test it. 8-))
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By yashinon

Thoughts on the Thomson Elite Seatpost

Looking at the Thomson Elite seatpost with set back. Weight wise it is probably close to the OEM seatpoat. What is the general opinion on using the Thomson post on a road bike? Would the Thomson...
05-09-16, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,076
Posted By yashinon

I would not recommend a cushy cruiser seat for...

I would not recommend a cushy cruiser seat for your bike. What was wrong with the original saddle? Saddles are very personal, I may have a favorite but it will not work for you. Seat posts are either...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,192
Posted By yashinon

I use the Selle Anatomica and it is good. I...

I use the Selle Anatomica and it is good. I swapped out my saddle quickly with the Selle but still going to "test". So far the Selle is looking good!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-16, 12:40 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 94,852
Posted By yashinon

Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!
05-07-16, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,866
Posted By yashinon

Missed the "DS" part!

Missed the "DS" part!
05-07-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,866
Posted By yashinon

Conti Gatorskin 700 x 25 tires.

Conti Gatorskin 700 x 25 tires.
05-07-16, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 422,949
Posted By yashinon

Point taken - I agree!

Point taken - I agree!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-16, 04:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,468
Posted By yashinon

Nashbar, Dicks Sporting Goods, Amazon, and...

Nashbar, Dicks Sporting Goods, Amazon, and AliExpress.com (if you don't mind waiting).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-16, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By yashinon

34 miles today, about all the time I had today...

34 miles today, about all the time I had today after morning yard work.
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