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06-14-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 554
Posted By ridingfool

try a Thomson seat post a little expensive but...

try a Thomson seat post a little expensive but doubt you will break that one . I am about 230 on a good day and use them on 2 of my bikes never a problem yet with them.
06-01-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By ridingfool

attach to the seat post I had a co op once put...

attach to the seat post I had a co op once put may caad5 frame with their clamp on the top tube and left a dent in a near mint bike . Was told by the worker it was already like that so be careful the...
05-31-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By ridingfool

I have a good pair of bibs that after a spill on...

I have a good pair of bibs that after a spill on the road had a whole from skidding on the road. Went to a surf store and bought patches for a wet suit you iron them on the inside of the short has...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,374
Posted By ridingfool

looks like your from the city 9 w has a lot of...

looks like your from the city 9 w has a lot of fast riding groups see if you can hang with one of the fastest groups out there for a couple hours if so your still not elite but very much on your way...
05-24-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,701
Posted By ridingfool

well said but they sure look good on a nice bike

well said but they sure look good on a nice bike
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By ridingfool

on serious note I commute to work and bought a...

on serious note I commute to work and bought a few Ralph Lauren jerseys look very casual in the front and have the 3 bike pockets in the back very loose fitting bought them from eBay a few years ago...
04-27-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By ridingfool

Just get di2 and be done with it

Just get di2 and be done with it
04-16-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,663
Posted By ridingfool

thanks for the detailed review will do like you...

thanks for the detailed review will do like you said keep an eye out for the summer sales on them should be under a hundred dollars soon .No real need for them now starting to get warm my thin pants...
04-15-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,663
Posted By ridingfool

thanks do the pants breath on a warmer day or are...

thanks do the pants breath on a warmer day or are they just for cooler weather also are they thin or bulky pants . Just bought a pair from REI their house brand they seam to be ok but can never have...
04-13-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,663
Posted By ridingfool

received my jacket today and as luck would have...

received my jacket today and as luck would have it it was raining for the start of my commute to work.so the first 3 miles was rain and the jacket worked really good kept me dry then the rain...
04-12-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,460
Posted By ridingfool

not sure itís your type of riding but u can ride...

not sure itís your type of riding but u can ride the jersey side of of 9w rode it last weekend up to nyack from the gwb not as many riders out as usual but there were a good amount out riding. Not to...
04-10-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,663
Posted By ridingfool

I was able to get one in black in a xl size...

I was able to get one in black in a xl size placed the order last Saturday it was 87.00!bucks checked today same jacket from amazon was 300.00 so hope when it arrives it is a good jacket in any event...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,004
Posted By ridingfool

if you ride in a heavy bike area you see quite a...

if you ride in a heavy bike area you see quite a few lately will see at least 20 or more on a sat or Sunday ride. But as others have noted they seem really well priced and a great value for what you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,745
Posted By ridingfool

if your planning on buying a Endurace bike I...

if your planning on buying a Endurace bike I wouldnít worry. About a pound or so weight difference like others have said you are the main reason how the bike will be for now u need to build up...
Forum: Northeast
03-13-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By ridingfool

Try PIERMONT bikes in piermont they have a guy...

Try PIERMONT bikes in piermont
they have a guy name Tim that is really good only works sundays but I suppose the other fitted are good too
02-14-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,271
Posted By ridingfool

if you truly donít know the answer . Then there...

if you truly donít know the answer . Then there is no need to go any lower it wonít help you at all
02-12-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,271
Posted By ridingfool

how do you know those extra 5 min weíre not due...

how do you know those extra 5 min weíre not due to better wind conditions that day or maybe you were drafting others that day . Spend the extra money on a power meter so you will then know true gains...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,179
Posted By ridingfool

not sure they still do test rides on their higher...

not sure they still do test rides on their higher end bikes which are most of what they stock.when I bought my BMCwas told no test rides so ended up buying from PIERMONT bikes the shop thier is well...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,447
Posted By ridingfool

Might not be the case canít say anything about...

Might not be the case canít say anything about that tire but had a conti 4000 tire blow itís sidewall. After only about 500 miles didnít give up on the brand tho have had many tires of the same brand...
11-02-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,627
Posted By ridingfool

Better Wheelset and get the stem as low as u can...

Better Wheelset and get the stem as low as u can get it and make sure it is a good fit
11-01-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,627
Posted By ridingfool

Get her a ebike

Get her a ebike
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,066
Posted By ridingfool

For me not much I donít have those 2 bikes to...

For me not much I donít have those 2 bikes to compare . But I do have a BMC granfondo an indurance bike and a few race bike and for me the speed is about the same I feel the specialized tarmac...
10-24-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,402
Posted By ridingfool

Yes super glue is good patch will never come off...

Yes super glue is good patch will never come off with it.
10-23-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,691
Posted By ridingfool

Never put money over safety plus groceries are...

Never put money over safety plus groceries are costly.
Replies: 16
Views: 3,319
Posted By ridingfool

thatís what I did kept my same bikes just swapped...

thatís what I did kept my same bikes just swapped out the stems . To 35 degree and a little shorter than I was used to puts me pretty up rite I was hit from behind by a hot and run driver . And had...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,473
Posted By ridingfool

Thanks for the detailed info. Will try on next...

Thanks for the detailed info. Will try on next flat or tire change been pretty lucky with flats tho well over 5000 miles between a few bikes without one thanks to conti gp4 a fan here for them just...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,473
Posted By ridingfool

Will try that on next removel seems like it will...

Will try that on next removel seems like it will work thanks for the post
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,473
Posted By ridingfool

How do u take the tire off without a tire lever...

How do u take the tire off without a tire lever never use them to put a tire on .But off is another matter always use one.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,596
Posted By ridingfool

For flats yes more than enough but not for decends

For flats yes more than enough but not for decends
09-30-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,486
Posted By ridingfool

We'll put it doesn't seem like much only 3mph...

We'll put it doesn't seem like much only 3mph more but takes a lot more effort especially if 25 percent of his ride is on gravel . Not hard to do though just increase the miles by about 10 percent a...
Forum: Touring
09-02-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,835
Posted By ridingfool

In all fairness do u put it in the bottom...

In all fairness do u put it in the bottom department if so I sure as hell wouldn't put one of my expensive bikes down there unless boxed in some way
08-31-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,098
Posted By ridingfool

I'm in New Jersey and shop at the local...

I'm in New Jersey and shop at the local supermarket one block from where I live . Can buy a little cheaper at a farmers market but as u said between work and trying to ride upwards of 300 miles a...
08-31-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,098
Posted By ridingfool

Wow where do you live .where I am at .they cost...

Wow where do you live .where I am at .they cost about 1 dollar a pound or 5 bucks for 5 pound bag.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,008
Posted By ridingfool

They are open 7 days a week also have a great...

They are open 7 days a week also have a great deal going on for labor day weekend 50 percent off on cannondales . You can get a really nice Evo six dura ace for 2500 more bike than most will ever...
08-25-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,034
Posted By ridingfool

If your climbing at 20 mph either they are almost...

If your climbing at 20 mph either they are almost flat climbs or you really need to think about going pro if the hills are steep.keep up the good work and enjoy the new bike.
08-24-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,034
Posted By ridingfool

So did the new bike improve your results

So did the new bike improve your results
08-23-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,549
Posted By ridingfool

My thoughts exactly for crying out loud a bottle...

My thoughts exactly for crying out loud a bottle of water is 2 bucks or less if u stop a few times during a ride to refill. Can't cost more than five bucks . And further more it's cold
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,337
Posted By ridingfool

Front derailer uses more power that's why it cuts...

Front derailer uses more power that's why it cuts out leaving u some power to use the back and if your not to far from home. Can more usally get home fine. Also if I'm not mistaking the one time I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,797
Posted By ridingfool

Not true I'm 240 and ride at about 100 psi in the...

Not true I'm 240 and ride at about 100 psi in the rear . And 90 in the front with Conti 4000 learn to unwieght the bike when going over pot holes if your not doing so already. Haven't had a flat in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241
Posted By ridingfool

Same for me shifts so good in the front sometimes...

Same for me shifts so good in the front sometimes I look down to see if it even shifted it's so smooth.But if 9100 seems to be this good I'm intrigued gotta take one for a text ride too see how good...
08-17-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,353
Posted By ridingfool

If you enjoy it and ride it enough the benefits...

If you enjoy it and ride it enough the benefits you get from better health .will more than justify the cost.have many good miles on it
08-12-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,896
Posted By ridingfool

Get a bike with di2 and shifting should be smooth...

Get a bike with di2 and shifting should be smooth at least for me it is.but then again not many big hills where I live biggest climb I do is bear mountain not to steep of a grade.
07-29-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,566
Posted By ridingfool

That calculator might be somewhat accurate if...

That calculator might be somewhat accurate if your not used to riding but if u are somewhat fit and ride enough u will burn about 30 cal a mile . The more fit u are even less maybe 25 a mile.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,556
Posted By ridingfool

Maybe for 20k he can average 22mph

Maybe for 20k he can average 22mph
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By ridingfool

Like you I had a bad accident on the bike was hit...

Like you I had a bad accident on the bike was hit from behind and had 5 broken bones in the neck and had to have a rod with fusion surgery. Doctors at first thought I might be paralyzed. But luckily...
07-28-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,680
Posted By ridingfool

Not a insult at all .that is a very nice bike...

Not a insult at all .that is a very nice bike that should have a fast set of wheels to get the most potential out of it.
07-28-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,680
Posted By ridingfool

Those wheels are not worthy of that bike look...

Those wheels are not worthy of that bike look like anchors but for 200 bucks. Guess will do the job for a Clyde .I know it's not in the op budget but for a truely nice wheelset for me and I'm a Clyde...
07-28-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By ridingfool

not sure of that year but I had a 2002 cadd 5...

not sure of that year but I had a 2002 cadd 5 full ultegra and for me was a great bike put well over 10.000 miles on it til I got hit from behind and it was totaled. I paid 500 for mine 2 years ago...
07-23-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,034
Posted By ridingfool

than probably yes it made u a litter faster but...

than probably yes it made u a litter faster but not by much maybe 1/2 mile over 50 miles if that but race wheels just feel fast until u hit those pot holes
if u were going at speeds over 20mph and...
07-21-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,034
Posted By ridingfool

as has been said already a newer bike won't make...

as has been said already a newer bike won't make u must faster maybe 1mph .IMHO I would spend the money on a good wheelset and good tires so when u come around corners and descent you have the...
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