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Forum: Introductions
04-27-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By rubynewbie

Well I’ll be damned. Seriously small world.

Well I’ll be damned. Seriously small world.
Forum: Introductions
04-27-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By rubynewbie

Portland Oregon? I’m in Canby. Welcome!

Portland Oregon? I’m in Canby. Welcome!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,852,492
Posted By rubynewbie

2019 Trek Domane SL 6 Disc Women’s

Just bought her a couple of days ago!
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Forum: Introductions
04-25-20, 01:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,396
Posted By rubynewbie

Thank you for the advice! Update though, I...

Thank you for the advice! Update though, I originally bought a Roubaix for $2400, then returned it because the husband had a meltdown over it. So I bought a Cannondale Quick 1 instead at $1000. I did...
04-24-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,747
Views: 612,004
Posted By rubynewbie

I’m down 90 pounds so I treated myself to a shiny...

I’m down 90 pounds so I treated myself to a shiny new ride yesterday. 2019 Domane SL 6 Disc Women’s. I’m am in...
09-08-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,559
Posted By rubynewbie

Nice! What a coincidence! I'm not sure...

Nice! What a coincidence!



I'm not sure if you saw the previous posts, but I returned the Roubaix after one ride. I know everyone says how comfortable it is, but honestly the bike I ended up...
09-04-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By rubynewbie

From what hat I read about it the measurements...

From what hat I read about it the measurements are adjusted to more closely match those of a typical women’s physique.

I am LOVING this bike so far!
08-30-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 25,397
Views: 2,499,184
Posted By rubynewbie

I just received the most thoughtful and...

I just received the most thoughtful and encouraging private message from momsonherbike. She invited me to check out this thread and use it. I am middle age, overweight, and was recently diagnosed...
Forum: Introductions
08-27-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,396
Posted By rubynewbie

I brought home the new ride today and I LOVE it!...

I brought home the new ride today and I LOVE it! It is SO much much more comfortable than the Roubaix was for me at least. It was a much smoother ride, I couldn't feel literally every pebble and...
08-27-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By rubynewbie

She’s here! My first real bike

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08-20-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,562
Posted By rubynewbie

That is GREAT, I bet you feel fantastic! I am a...

That is GREAT, I bet you feel fantastic! I am a 53 year old woman also on a weight loss journey. I’m down 65#’s in the last 8 months and have been averaging 2#’s a week. I’m guessing I have maybe...
08-19-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,559
Posted By rubynewbie

Thank you very much, this is encouraging. I am...

Thank you very much, this is encouraging. I am still in the “terrified shock” stage of my diagnosis. Your words and sentiment are comforting.



It is actually not carbon fiber, although they do...
08-18-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,340
Posted By rubynewbie

I’m glad to see other people enjoying these! I...

I’m glad to see other people enjoying these! I just ordered one a few hours ago, a brand new but older 2018 model, the Quick 1 Disc Women’s for almost half of MSRP and can’t wait for it to get here....
08-18-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,559
Posted By rubynewbie

I believe so. I wasn’t trying them by myself, an...

I believe so. I wasn’t trying them by myself, an employee at the bike shop (River City Bicycles in Portland Oregon) was sizing them and adjusting them for me.
08-18-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,559
Posted By rubynewbie

Apparently so. I really am not sure I was guided...

Apparently so. I really am not sure I was guided in the right direction in the first place. Hence returning it and going a different direction. The more input I got, a lot of it from this forum,...
08-18-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,559
Posted By rubynewbie

So the update is I returned the Roubaix Sport...

So the update is I returned the Roubaix Sport today. I went to three different bike stores but none had a bike in stock that was quite right. The salesman at the largest bike store recommended a...
08-18-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,559
Posted By rubynewbie

Thank you everyone for your input! I do want to...

Thank you everyone for your input! I do want to clarify one thing - my recent health issue isn’t weight related at all. I have breast cancer. The drug my breast cancer surgeon has me on increases the...
08-17-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,559
Posted By rubynewbie

While I completely understand and appreciate your...

While I completely understand and appreciate your point, I really am interested to know if I bought over my head or not. I have no problem returning this bike tomorrow and exchanging it for something...
08-17-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,559
Posted By rubynewbie

Did I over buy with a Specialized Roubaix Sport?

Hello everyone. I am a 53 yr old 200# (and dropping 1-2 pounds a week on a diet) 5'3" woman new to cycling. Due to being on a new prescription that carries with it an increased chance of blood clots,...
Forum: Introductions
08-17-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,396
Posted By rubynewbie

New to cycling - did I over buy with a Roubaix?

Hello everyone. I am a 53 yr old 200# (and dropping 1-2 pounds a week) 5'3" woman new to cycling. Due to being on a new prescription that carries with it an increased chance of blood clots, heart...
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