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12-30-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,404
Posted By Attilio

Agreed but I have different bikes for different...

Agreed but I have different bikes for different purposes. For example my fast road bike is twitchy and harsh and I honestly don't like riding clipless all that much but I can't keep up with the fast...
12-30-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Attilio

The food, people, culture and scenery in Italy is...

The food, people, culture and scenery in Italy is SO much better. I spent over 6 weeks in France in my entire life and many years in Italy. The only good meals in France were either at the homes of...
11-14-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,583
Posted By Attilio

I have never ridden a titanium bike but from all...

I have never ridden a titanium bike but from all I have read basically the reason they feel responsive or "nice" is because they are so expensive they have other upper level stuff on them like good...
10-29-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,115
Posted By Attilio

I don't due to being very outdoorsy 12 months a...

I don't due to being very outdoorsy 12 months a year the extra hair helps stay warm
10-24-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,520
Posted By Attilio

That's the beauty of lights. Flash is "to be...

That's the beauty of lights. Flash is "to be seen", steady light is "to see with".
10-24-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,215
Posted By Attilio

I ride a flat bar hybrid beater in the winter or...

I ride a flat bar hybrid beater in the winter or MTB fat bike and like the Planet Bike mittenish (index are separated) gloves but I replaced the inner lining gloves w/ the Meriwool brand merino wool...
10-24-22, 03:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,520
Posted By Attilio

I ride almost every day and if I just stuck to...

I ride almost every day and if I just stuck to fair weather and light conditions would never go out. All my bikes are equipped with lights both forward and back. Also have the $25 amazon helmet light...
10-07-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,861
Posted By Attilio

It really depends on the bike lane but for the...

It really depends on the bike lane but for the most part despite being an avid cyclist I am totally against them. They are solutions in search of a problem though of by do-gooder types that end up...
Forum: Northeast
04-03-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 20,554
Posted By Attilio

I am almost completely sure it is not allowed...

I am almost completely sure it is not allowed however there are some factors that make it practical for riding trails.


Been doing it a while it's not a problem. You are fast enough, quiet enough...
Forum: Northeast
04-02-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 20,554
Posted By Attilio

I recently did a century from Seekonk High School...

I recently did a century from Seekonk High School to Plymouth and passed through Myles Standish state forest on the southern route back. It was a pure road ride but I got to see a lot of the power...
03-14-22, 04:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,935
Posted By Attilio

Yes it's *THAT* good. You're limited on top speed...

Yes it's *THAT* good. You're limited on top speed especially downhill but if you're willing to let go of a handful of MPH on the top end it will whisk your heart away especially on moderate (but not...
03-11-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,935
Posted By Attilio

I enjoy my Salsa Stormchaser single speed (not...

I enjoy my Salsa Stormchaser single speed (not fixed gear) for the simplicity. It's my winter beater as well as rain bike so I don't have to worry about maintaining as many moving parts.

I also...
Forum: Northeast
10-31-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,622
Posted By Attilio

All good suggestions. It's strange thinking about...

All good suggestions. It's strange thinking about having to prove vaccination status. In my field it's mandatory to get the shot but being self employed no one has yet asked proof so it hasn't...
08-22-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,470
Posted By Attilio

I was looking into this issue over the winter...

I was looking into this issue over the winter (like January of this year) because I am from Italy. We generally spend a lot of time there always at the same places as I have family. Sadly there were...
08-19-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By Attilio

For biking on a bike path an ebike isn't that...

For biking on a bike path an ebike isn't that useful although if you're so new and out of shape to it better you get the start that way. More cyclists = better for everyone. But life throws you...
08-19-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By Attilio

EBikes Are Cool!

Just wanted to share my thoughts about a recent change of heart I had for ebikes. I wasn't that thrilled up until recently thinking the motor plus battery was a cop out for people that just didn't...
04-11-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,671
Posted By Attilio

6'2" is definitely fat as defined by BMI >25,...

6'2" is definitely fat as defined by BMI >25, it's getting in the lower but truly obese territory so not good for your health. That said it's really good you are thinking of taking a turn for the...
04-11-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By Attilio

Mountain Biking Is NOT Hard

I wanted to share that after a year of taking the plunge last April and getting a Salsa Rangefinder after doing only road cycling for years was a wonderful decision. It's an easy and fun sport that...
05-10-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By Attilio

Is suspension necessary for trails or can you do...

Is suspension necessary for trails or can you do it with a gravel bike if you are willing to push/carry the bike on the harder more "technical" sections? Reason I am asking is 30 years ago what...
05-10-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,404
Posted By Attilio

I thought of posting photos but I took the bike...

I thought of posting photos but I took the bike to the shop recently and it's there waiting for a more angled stem and a wider/more angled Drop bar, I think the "cowbell". I wanted MORE COWBELL. No...
05-07-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,404
Posted By Attilio

Oh and one last thing regarding the desire for...

Oh and one last thing regarding the desire for race like, professional style lightning reflexes one nasty poster mentioned.

In these varied conditions I also go on family rides and the wife and...
05-07-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,404
Posted By Attilio

I think if anyone read through my replies it...

I think if anyone read through my replies it would be obvious that I am not an excellent cyclist just that I ride varied terrain, public roads, a park that may or may not be full of people but at the...
05-04-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,404
Posted By Attilio

There Must Be Something Wrong With Me Because...

... I hate drop bars.

Love my Salsa Journeyman Flat bar. Rode it for a year, still enjoying it. Tried a Warbird and it's amazing, pedals great but doesn't ride so nice on account of the drop bar....
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