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  1. J5311

    Looking for new 700x25 tire,,,, help!

    I ride a trek pilot 2.1 and I've been riding on bontrager race lights. these are nice tired but I get plats waaaayyy too often. I did research and found that they only have a tpi of 60. Now i'm looking for new tires. continental 4 season tires have a tpi of 430 and Conti. 4000s has 330...
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    looking for a new tire.

    I weigh 272 and dropping..... I ride a trek pilot 2.1 and I've been riding on bontrager race lights. these are nice tired but I get plats waaaayyy too often. I did research and found that they only have a tpi of 60. Now i'm looking for new tires. continental 4 season tires have a tpi of 430...
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    Light and Motion Stella Lights.

    I am wondering how accurate are the stats on their site? I am wondering if i should get the 300 dual, 200, or 150.I usually ride my bike as the sun goes down and usually ride for 1.5-3 hours tops. Oh, and I have a road bike... but as we all know some roads can get dark fast and no light+pot...
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    Wanting to buy rollers

    Is this a good price for these rollers... dont really want to spend anymore thatn i have to http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=21082&estore_ID=1418
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    Average Cadence..

    Whats everyone's average cadence? I know there are multiple variables in this for everyone, but i'm still new, only about 2 months, and only ride a few times a week. I want to know what is a good average cadence that beginners should either try to get or be at?
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    Any advive/support u guys/gals can give me?

    Well i started riding about a month and a half ago. I started a log of what i do, how many miles & the list goes on and on including approximate heart rate & temperature & humidity... Is this good to do? My main goal is that i would like to go for distance, but i am only going about 5- 15 miles...
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    Carbon Fiber integredy...

    My uncle is an avid cyclist. & also has $$ in his pockets... i dont... I wa telling him about the bike that i am getting, 06 trek pilot 2.1 & told him it has c/f... he says that he would never ride on c/f cua its "not safe" and would fail much quicker then anything else. He usually rides streel...
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    08 Trek 2.1 vs 07 Trek 1500

    If anyone remembers me I was going to buy the 1000. But I have been riding in the drop bars more often & decided that i would also like to change gears from that position as well. So the next option in line is the 07 Trek 1500. But it only has a double crank set, which i would rather prefer a...
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    Cheaper clipless pedal recomendation?

    I was searching around performancebike.com & found these... http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=22338&subcategory_ID=10045 anyone know anything about them? are they good for the price?
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    Raceway Park Englishtown NJ Bicycle Event!

    I work at Raceway Park in Old Bridge/Englishtown NJ and found this event... It looks intresting and i am going to see if i can catch next weeks event. :D
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    Broken spoke, searched, no help...

    ok, i brought my bike to my LBS before i road it to make sure it was road ready (the bike was in my uncle's postion but hasn't been ridden for 5 years. its a '90 schwinn traveler) i had them replace one broken spoke and had them retrue both front and rear wheels... it cost me arouns 38-$40... a...
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    Handlebar tape install help

    Can anyone help me find out how to properly wrap the bars? I'm sure i know how to do it (due to wrapping drum sticks in band), but there were 2 extra padding strips & i'm not sure where to put them... this is what i got... but black...
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    Cycle computer talk.

    What is the real advantages to wireless? other than not having to worry about zip ties & cut wires, u now have to worry about another battery dieing no?. I am currently looking for one. one with cadence would be awesome, but i dont really know if i need one. I honestly still dont have a bike...
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    Help choosing a bike for a heavier set guy.

    ok i have been prowling the forums for a while looking at what bikes intrest me. My uncle is into road bikes and going on bike trips and this all intrest me. Also i like to hit the trails once in a while. Now i have searched those hybid bikes & they all seem to be more exspensive than either of...