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08-05-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,539
Posted By johjo

Following this thread, I've been wondering why...

Following this thread, I've been wondering why I'm so slow avg 9 mph. I assumed it was my sight seeing touristy style of riding, but even when I'm on a paved path my avg is about the same. LOL, two...
06-15-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By johjo

Hi check bianchi website my bike shop sold me the...

Hi check bianchi website my bike shop sold me the bianchi lucca for sale price. I love it!...
06-07-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,306
Posted By johjo

Interesting. I will meet the seller and do a test...

Interesting. I will meet the seller and do a test ride this morning. If I like the comfort and ride and want it enough to justify, I'll offer less $, as respectfully as possible, and be prepared to...
06-06-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,306
Posted By johjo

Trek Marlin 5 a 2nd bike?

I noticed a barely used new Trek Marlin 5 Women's in my size and plan to look at it tomorrow if it is still available. The reason I think I might enjoy it is to try the most basic easy mtb trails...
06-01-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,232
Posted By johjo

Hi, another new rider bike owner here- maybe you...

Hi, another new rider bike owner here- maybe you can adjust orientation of the seat? When I picked up my new bike I did a few test runs, returning to shop for slight adjustments. For me, tilting the...
05-31-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,782
Posted By johjo

Hi KraneXL, I understand your preference, and...

Hi KraneXL, I understand your preference, and that clip is a good one, thank you for sharing it.

hokiefyd, I'm sorry for RJ The Bike Guy's fall, but it was a very illustrative video.

I have...
05-23-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,782
Posted By johjo

I started wondering about the effectiveness of...

I started wondering about the effectiveness of various helmets a few months ago, when Google pushed an article about a revolutionary new helmet from Tek. This morning I found this June 2018 How Safe...
05-23-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,782
Posted By johjo

Awww, that's the spirit! LOL:lol: and congrats on...

Awww, that's the spirit! LOL:lol: and congrats on the longevity :thumb:
05-18-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,782
Posted By johjo

Do you wear a helmet?

Do you wear a helmet? Always or just for certain types of rides? What to keep in mind while shopping for one? Aldi has one for $18 right now. I don't usually wear one but I'm slow touristy nature...
05-16-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By johjo

RonE, right? We spotted deer, armadillo, gopher...

RonE, right? We spotted deer, armadillo, gopher tortoise, rat snake and lots of birds- my dtr is avid birder. And those hills! I bet you get to do a lot of nice trails from your location, hopefully...
05-13-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By johjo

Yep, I agree, it was really about the bike being...

Yep, I agree, it was really about the bike being too big for me and unfortunate that it was the best option that day. But glad I had the chance to get out and ride some of that pretty trail!
And...
05-13-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By johjo

Trek Domane warning pointless post

On Mother's Day I rented bikes to go on the Gainesville- Hawthorne Trail with my amazing daughter. It was a really nice trail; I hope to go back and do the whole thing. But what misery riding on the...
05-07-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,110
Posted By johjo

Hi Rique, I recently asked a similar question...

Hi Rique, I recently asked a similar question (https://www.bikeforums.net/hybrid-bicycles/1167299-entry-level-hybrid-choice.html) here and rec'd a lot of helpful feedback, so I wish you luck as...
05-07-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,045
Posted By johjo

Chewybrian posted this in 2015 for Florida; this...

Chewybrian posted this in 2015 for Florida; this is updated Office of Greenways and Trails Florida (https://floridadep.gov/parks/ogt) where you can dl Visit Florida Bike Trails and also plans for...
04-11-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,434
Posted By johjo

Sorry that pic is so big! Thanks for the help on...

Sorry that pic is so big! Thanks for the help on choosing my bike. I did end up with the smallest men's frame, the standover height is OK, at least an inch or so. The bike seems pretty light and...
04-11-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,434
Posted By johjo

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Bianchi Lucca
03-28-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,434
Posted By johjo

You are right, I did feel that way about the...

You are right, I did feel that way about the Adventure, but also with the Bianchi. I ended up ordering the Bianchi Lucca but if the stand over height is too high, I will go for the ladies version....
03-22-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By johjo

Nice set up! I have a hanging rack for my...

Nice set up! I have a hanging rack for my Corolla, I may end up getting a hitch rack if I end up being serious about doing more touring. I hope the straight bar/non step through style of new bike...
03-22-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By johjo

Wow, yes, thank you very much for those...

Wow, yes, thank you very much for those resources. Maybe my first road trip with my new bike will be the Van Fleet. I'm really looking forward to it. I live in FL and am in the process of replacing...
03-18-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By johjo

What were your resources for finding and choosing...

What were your resources for finding and choosing these trails? Thanks, Jody
03-15-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,434
Posted By johjo

Hi xiljin! Yes, I'm in Gardens and those areas...

Hi xiljin! Yes, I'm in Gardens and those areas are the exact ones I would ride locally. I was at Riverbend for a hike last Tues, and was quite jelly of those cruising around, having fun. Thanks for...
03-10-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,434
Posted By johjo

Thank you for the suggestion. I shouldn't let the...

Thank you for the suggestion. I shouldn't let the lack of adjustable stem on the Lucca scare me off, if I even need it. None of the exact bikes are in stock so I feel like I need to order/buy them....
03-10-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,434
Posted By johjo

I haven't been able to ride the men's bikes in...

I haven't been able to ride the men's bikes in the smaller size, so I've had to extrapolate my experience on the women's in small or medium size (don't want a step through) and men's in medium where...
03-08-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,434
Posted By johjo

No decision. Today I rode about 6 bikes....

No decision. Today I rode about 6 bikes. Specialized Roll Sport- I liked it, but as soon as I got on the Cannondale Adventure, I liked that more, instantly. I went to another shop and re-rode Bianchi...
03-01-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,434
Posted By johjo

Thank you so far for all the replies. There are a...

Thank you so far for all the replies. There are a lot of shops near me, so I will test out the Specialized Roll and Cannondale Adventure. The Specialized popped up for me after reading the forums...
02-27-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,434
Posted By johjo

Question Entry level hybrid choice

I'm interested in some feedback before I purchase a new bike to replace my stolen Giant Sedona. I'd like something: upright (ish); light weight and straight bar vs a deep step through (easy to...
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