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  1. Thread: My New Blog

    by Cyclesome
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    My New Blog

    I have created a new blog, mybikeitlist.com to discuss my training for Coast to Coast 2017, other bike rides and the big ride: Coast to Coast 2017. If interested in reading my blog, please visit...
  2. Sheebeest!!!! You will love them and they are...

    Sheebeest!!!! You will love them and they are stylish too. I have on pair of the Louis Garneau Neo Power Short in the shorter length as well which are nice but my go to shorts are sheebeer18087
  3. 23 mm vs. 25 mm Continental Gator Hardshell tires

    I am participating in a Coast to Coast bike tour next year using my 2007 Specialized Ruby Pro 50/34. I had a bike mechanic change my gearing from a 11-27 to a 10-32 to help me climb hills a bit...
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    Found a bike mechanic who is going to swap out my...

    Found a bike mechanic who is going to swap out my gears with either a shims no 105 11/32 or a mountain derailleur 11-36. Any advice as to which set up would be better?
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    Wnyrider, Are you going to buy a new bike for the...

    Wnyrider, Are you going to buy a new bike for the coast to coast? I love Specialized Rubys and the 2016 models are still doubles but have 11/32 instead of 12/27, better gearing for hills.
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    I am and just received my packet in the mail...

    I am and just received my packet in the mail yesterday. Thinking of purchasing a new bike as my current gears will not even sufficient for hills. Two bike mechanic at different bike shops believe it...
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    The tour is 58 days and cycling with no luggage.

    The tour is 58 days and cycling with no luggage.
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    Coast to Coast: gearing and brakes

    I currently ride a 2007 Specialized Ruby Pro 50/34 compact double 12/27 with caliper brakes. I run out of gears when cycling the hills in PA and believe I would be better off switching out my gears...
  9. Hit the Dusty Trail Duathlon: Send Cancer Packing

    Hit the Dusty Trail Duathlon:Send Cancer Packing
    4 mi run, 21 mi bike ride, 2 mi run
    2 mi walk, 21 mi bike ride, 1 mi walk
    Meyersdale, PA
    Saturday: August 17, 2013

    Please join us for the...
  10. Hit the Dusty Trail Duathlon: Send Cancer Packing

    Hit the Dusty Trail:Send Cancer Packing

    4 mi run, 21 mi bike ride, 2 mi run

    2 mi walk, 21 mi bike ride, 1 mi walk

    Meyersdale, PA

    Saturday:...
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    Cycling Shorts with Shorter Inseam

    Anyone ever try these shorts?
    Louis Garneau Women's Zone 3K 2 Cycling Shorts

    I am trying the find a good short with a 5 - 6 inch inseam. Any advice is most appreciated. :p
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    Thanks for all the good insight. I believe I am...

    Thanks for all the good insight. I believe I am going to try our the Serfas 500. I think I want to be seen as well, so I will need a tail light too.
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    headlight recommendation: Urban or Serfas

    Need to buy a headlight for my Specialized Ruby for group rides ending when it is dusk. The two LBS I deal with carry two different brands. One has True Serfas 500 and the other has Light and Motion...
  14. I am 53 years old and in the best physical...

    I am 53 years old and in the best physical condition of my life at 5' 6'' and 145 lbs. I lift weights 3 times a week (Group Power) and take 3 cardio classes (Group Step) as well. During the winter I...
  15. I am going back to my LBS on April 24th to get...

    I am going back to my LBS on April 24th to get the rear cassette installed. I will let you know if he was able to do it without replacing the RD and my success using it:)
  16. Thanks for all the advice. I went to my LBS who...

    Thanks for all the advice. I went to my LBS who suggested I not switch to an 11 -28 nor change to a mountain bike derailleur, but instead keep the same derailleur and switch to a 12 - 30 rear...
  17. Need Advice Concerning Gearing on Compact Double

    Love my Specialized Ruby Pro 2007. But need a few more "clicks" to get me up many of the hills I ride on in western PA. I seem to run out of gears climbing up hills. Thinking of changing out my...
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    Love the Holstee Manifesto link:) Thanks for...

    Love the Holstee Manifesto link:) Thanks for sharing:)

    2012 Goals:
    1. Lose 15 pounds
    2. Spend more time with family and friends cycling
    3. Cycle 1000 miles
    4. Master the Slagel Hill climb
    5....
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    Info needed on White's Ferry on the C & O

    I am biking part of the GAP and all of the C&O with a gang of eight. We plan on staying at the Best Western at Leesburg. Do we need to cross the potomic using the ferry or are we on the correct side...
  20. Thanks! Then I guess I need good mountain bike...

    Thanks! Then I guess I need good mountain bike shoes that are compatible with Speedplay frogs. Any advice?
  21. Speedplay light action clipless pedals but what mountain bike shoes?

    I am leading a bike adventure from Rockwood to DC on GAP & C&O using my Cannondale hybrid. I know in the near future I would want to begin using clipless pedals on my Specialized Ruby road bike. For...
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    I have a Specialized Ruby Pro 2007 and absolutely...

    I have a Specialized Ruby Pro 2007 and absolutely love her. It is my understanding that the Roubaix is unisex and the Ruby is the female version. I love the smooth ride and the relaxed geometry of my...
  23. Summer Trip from Rockwood, Pa (GAP) to DC (C&O)

    Please help. I am organizing a bike trip from Rockwood, Pa to DC in July. My mom who will be 73 has always wanted to do this, and we just can't wait any longer. There are seven of us going so far and...
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    Thanx for the input

    Thanx for the input
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    She would never go for an electric bike. While...

    She would never go for an electric bike. While surfing, I saw a new Specialized bike called Roulux (I believe). Anyone know anything about this bike?
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