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  1. FHII

    Thinking of entering a Dualathon

    Hello folks, Well, the title says it all, doesn't it? I'd like some help working out a program. So let me fill you in on the details: 1. I am thinking (only thinking at this point) of entering the Hagerstown #1 and/or #2 dualathon next year. That gives me 13 - 18 months to train...
  2. FHII

    Big hill catagory

    Hello, There's a big hill close to me that I'm thinking of takling sometime soon to see if I can do it. it's 1.8 miles long and rises 365 feet. It's going to be a tough one! I've read an old thread on this board concerning how to figure out hill catagories but I couldn't make heads...
  3. FHII

    Books on Maintenance and repair

    I rented "The Bicycling Guide To Complete Bicycle Maintenance and Repair" (5th ed) from the library. Love it! I got 2 others but haven't looked at them yet. I have to get more knowledgable about repairs and such.... The big problem I am having is because I own a Schwinn Tourist, the owners...
  4. FHII

    2013 Tour of California

    I'm semi new to cycling and am just starting to follow pro cycling.... I found this photo of the Tour of California. It's of stage 2, but Peter Sagan won stage 8 and I couldn't find a photo of that yet.... He looks happy! Ya know, winning isn't everything nor is it the only...
  5. FHII

    Cranksets question

    I have a Scwhinn Tourist bike. The crankset is 48/38/24 I think. Not sure.... It's a Suntour crankset. I'm thinking of upgrading to a newer bike or at least a new crankset. I see some that are 50/34 and wondering if it's right for me. I also notice that many of the 50/34's are meant for 9...