Bicycle thread

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Zodiac, Jul 10, 2006.

  1. zippy

    zippy Hinter dem Feld

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    not directed at me but

    I have a pair of their coronado sandals in size 9 that fit snugly. When I got the spd sandals I went up 1/2 size so I could wear goretex socks when commuting in the winter. I can wear the spd sandals comfortably with or without socks as they are very adjustable. So as far as I can tell the two different sandals run the same in size.
  2. NikonsAndVStroms

    NikonsAndVStroms Beastly Photographer

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    I'll look into this....I know locally owned shops on both ends so maybe it can work out.
  3. surly357

    surly357 Cochetopa dreamin'

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    no need to guess.

    go to www.ups.com and click on 'calculate time and cost'. ;-)
  4. Oznerol

    Oznerol Motion Enthusiast

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    I had many good experiences with Ace/Belmont Wheelworks when I lived in the Boston area. If I wanted to ship a bike cross-country, I'd go ask them, first.
  5. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    They were on the local news last week (IIRC). Some guy walked and brazenly walked out with a Mtn bike. Even more brazenly, he then walked BACK in to the store 2 hours later (he'd changed) to buy a lock :lol3

    Not sure they apprehended him - the found all this out later when they looked at the 'tape'
  6. Eyes Shut

    Eyes Shut See no evil

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    I wear a size 9 (women's) and that's what I bought. They fit me a little loosely without socks, and there's enough room for thin socks.
  7. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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  8. trailer Rails

    trailer Rails Long timer

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    Good stuff. I always try to have my bike in the largest chainring I can, I always thought it felt faster. Now I know.
  9. ImaPoser

    ImaPoser adventure imposter

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    Well sonofabitch. I got in a heck of a good bike ride today. But, I noticed that at a couple of spots, there were piles of road construction signs along my route. Seeing how last year they chip sealed one of my favorite east-west roads and made it all but unusable for the remainder of the year, I feared they were doing some more. Well, after dinner, I decided to take a ride on the motorcycle to see what they had done. Sure enough, they chip sealed three of the roads on my typical route. :baldy I guess I need to start thinking of alternative routes for awhile. :cry
  10. slackmeyer

    slackmeyer Don't mean sheeit. .

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    A moonlander will handle that chipseal just fine.

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  11. pierce

    pierce Aven'Tourer

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    or just some fatty slicks, like if your bike has 700c road tires, try 700x28 or x32, and keep the pressure fairly low (say, 75-80psi). ride a little slower on the gravel sections.
  12. Gaston Gagne

    Gaston Gagne Past Easy

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  13. Chisenhallw

    Chisenhallw Avowed Pussbag

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    oh my god i need to ride there
  14. Weirdo

    Weirdo Welcome to you're "DOOM"

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    Me in the back :rofl


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  15. ducnut

    ducnut Long timer

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    Exactly why I ride a 'cross bike. No more skinny tires, for me.

    I run 45psi in a 32mm (27.1 measured) at 170lbs. Conti has their stuff labeled way off from actual. Their 37mm measured 30.2mm. I'm ordering 42mm, next. My fenders comfortably clear 38mm, measured. That's where I want to be close to.

    Glad to see you get around. :thumb
  16. Uncle Pollo

    Uncle Pollo Long timer

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    off course I would prpper the owner first. on the same alley I got mipped by the oldest and fattest labrador alive
  17. svs

    svs All Hands on Deck!

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    I ride With Friends in the AM for exercise and a good way to start the day out on two wheels & enjoy the mornings. We head to the HB Pier in the AM to watch the Sun come up.... Nice this time of year as it's warm.

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  18. Aurelius

    Aurelius Long timer

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    Racer Dale Serge set a blistering lap time of 4 min, 52 seconds at my favorite local trail yesterday -- only 2 seconds slower than pro racer David Wood's long standing record. Makes me a bit queasy just watching it:

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  19. djb_rh

    djb_rh Been here awhile

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    I'd be curious to see similar studies on mountain bikes to see if the lubrication thing is as unimportant. Also wonder about the less extreme differences in chainring size.


    --Donnie
  20. fullmonte

    fullmonte Reformed Kneedragger

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    Same situation here and I love the fit of my Lake MX165 Xwide shoes in size 48. I use these for road, mtb, and winter time spin classes. Looks like most retailers are out of stock in our size, so ebay might by your best bet.