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Old 19 May 2008, 22:15
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Does anyone bike here?(Road bike/ Mountain bike)

Just wondering who the bikers on this website are. I bought a road bike about a year ago and got addicted. anyone else? oh and if you do, what do you ride?


i ride a entry level bike, 54cm, alum. 17lbs. 14 speed. made by some shitty company called Kent, but none the less its fast.
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Old 19 May 2008, 22:23
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Used to road race before a car decided to turn left in front of me ensuring I'll need a hip replacement by the time I'm forty.

Lots of bikers on here though.

Strong Frames custom, full Dura Ace, Thompson, Cane Creek, Mavics, and so on and so forth...not many 15lbs steel bikes out there!
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Old 19 May 2008, 23:44
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Mountain bike. I ride a YETI.
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Old 20 May 2008, 03:47
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Mountain bike. I ride a YETI.
575? I have an 06 575 that I built up, raced and had stolen in May of 07. I recovered it back in December after finding it advertised on Craigslist and busing the thief. It's nice to be back in the Tribe. I couldnt afford to buy another one if I hadn't recovered mine.
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Old 20 May 2008, 04:08
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I've been riding a Marin Mount Vision since 2005. Dont really do trails anymore, but its good around the hood.

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Old 21 May 2008, 12:50
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575? I have an 06 575 that I built up, raced and had stolen in May of 07. I recovered it back in December after finding it advertised on Craigslist and busing the thief. It's nice to be back in the Tribe. I couldnt afford to buy another one if I hadn't recovered mine.
I'm Old School and ride a stifftail...YETI FRO.


The YETI Tribemeet was in Fruita, CO this past weekend. I was unable to attend but a buddy of mine did and said it was outstanding. He also said he preferred Fruita to Moab. I'll have to see for myself.
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Old 19 May 2008, 23:44
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I used to ride mtn every day before i started dialysis. I miss it very much. Tons of trails and downhill trails out here in cali. I rode a specialized demo9. Hoping for the day i can ride again.
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Old 20 May 2008, 00:26
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Used to ride mtn exclusively, still have a Giant XTC full susp. Made 3 trips to Moab Utah before kids. Now it's mostly road, try and put in 2K each season. Road from Seattle to Boston 10 years ago (to visit Teddy K!). I'm doing the Seattle to Portland, 205m, in a day this year. I've owned a Bianchi Reparto Corsi I bought on Ebay for a few years. Sweet ride.
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Old 20 May 2008, 00:49
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I have a full suspension Iron Horse mountain bike, 24 speed, 22' frame and works as well as when I got it in 2006.

I usually cycle about 5-8 times a week. I'm about two minutes away from a ravine full of walking and bike paths/deathtraps. :D
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Old 20 May 2008, 08:09
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Old 20 May 2008, 08:34
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Does anyone bike here?
Not as much as I’d like, I’m a TriGeek on sabbatical…:D...the ride is my favorite part of triathlon…:D

Prior to hosing up my shoulders, this was my rocket - Cervelo P3 - Dura-Ace with HED 3‘s.
CerveloP3.jpg

Although you can’t see too well from the pic, my son rides a Giant. I also have an old GT ZR 2.0 (Ultegra) for the Base Phase & winter months.

Once the kids quit nickel-and- dimeing to death, this is what I‘ll be in the market for- a Cervelo P3 Carbon
http://www.cervelo.com/bikes.aspx?bike=P3C2008

Cervelo Rocks!!..:D


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I used to ride mtn every day before i started dialysis. I miss it very much.
Man….that’s gotta be tough, peritoneal or Hemo?….sure hope everything turns out OK and your renal function returns…

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Old 20 May 2008, 08:32
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I have a Guru Trilite triathlon (TT) bike, an off brand road bike, and a Scott mountain bike hardtail.

I ride 50-100 miles/week on the road and spend a few hours on the trainer watching Sportscenter a couple of times per week.
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Old 20 May 2008, 09:24
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I have a much neglected Specialized Allez Elite in the garage next to an even more neglected run-of-the-mill Haro hard tail mountain bike.

My schedule changed recently though so there is hope that the neglect will be ending soon.
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Old 20 May 2008, 09:30
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I have a Huffy-copy, flat tires and the gears stick when going to the upper range. Yeah, I'll be wearing that bitch out when I get back from Iraq/Disney World (two different places, BTW) -- I'll be riding to work and back 2-3 times per week.

The price of gas has exceeded my fear of dying at the hands of a 3-toothed mullet-head driving an 84 Nissan Sentra....
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Old 27 May 2008, 21:52
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The price of gas has exceeded my fear of dying at the hands of a 3-toothed mullet-head driving an 84 Nissan Sentra....
That's nothing compared to the 19 year old blonde bimbo doing her make-up, while holding a latte in one hand, cellphone cradled between head and shoulder and driving her M3 to Junior College. It is shocking to see the imbeciles on the roads these days...


As for Bikes, to get back to the thread's intended purpose, I am currently riding an old, beat up hardtail Trek. Will be upgrading shortly to a nice Cannondale or Litespeed.
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Old 20 May 2008, 10:25
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I ride a Cannondale Road Warrior 800. It's real fast.
I do three laps (20 miles) in Central Park three times a week - it's a lot more hilly than you'd imagine! Once or twice a year I'll ride up the Hudson River, cross the George Washington Bridge and follow the Palisade Parkway north. It's about 60 miles round-trip.
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Old 20 May 2008, 11:46
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I'm glad someone posted this.

I'm looking to get a mountain bike for trails and ride on my non-running days. I will probably buy from someone on Craigslist because I know I'm no Lance Armstrong needing a $3,000 bike...:D

*** I'm 6'3, 225lbs. Can someone tell me what size mountain bike would fit me well?
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Old 20 May 2008, 19:24
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I'm glad someone posted this.

*** I'm 6'3, 225lbs. Can someone tell me what size mountain bike would fit me well?
i heard that the top of the frame, should around two inches from your junk when you are standing with the bike in between your legs. but again it also has to do with what you feel most comfortable riding on. many triathletes and pros alike have theirs custom fitted to their bodies, etc. that usually starts at about $3k.
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Old 20 May 2008, 12:37
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Bike frame size is a very personal thing. It's best to ride anything you intend to buy first and see if it's comfortable.
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Old 20 May 2008, 13:48
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Bike frame size is a very personal thing. It's best to ride anything you intend to buy first and see if it's comfortable.
OK, cool...

I just figured someone would be able to say, 'you're such and such height, this size should fit you...'
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