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  1. jaysamson

    Best/Cheapest Upgrade for my bike?

    I'm a new roadie, been riding only since last summer. After a brief winter hiatus I'm back on my bike about 3-4 hours per week. Longest rides I do are 35-40 miles , in which I average anywhere from 16-18 mph. Anyway my question as the thread title states is which is the cheapest/best upgrade...
  2. jaysamson

    Yet another newbie - Mercier Galaxy?

    Well I thought the 2nd bike shop would be able to fix the old Miele bike but it turns out the bottom bracket they ordered wouldnt fit because the frame was "ovalized" ( ? ) basically the old Miele frame is useless!!!:( So, I'm back to shopping for a good/affordable road bike, very tempted to...
  3. jaysamson

    Yet another newbie - Mercier Galaxy?

    Thanks for the reply, I actually ended up going to another bike shop today and they gave me a quote to fix the old Miele bike for $100, they said it was a good bike, a bit old tech but definitely worth fixing for $100. At this point I've decided to go with the Miele for now and depending on...
  4. jaysamson

    Yet another newbie - Mercier Galaxy?

    I'm very new to road cycling. I was given a Miele bicycle a few months ago (it had everything but a missing crank set/pedals), brought it at a small local shop who ultimately decided he did notwant to/could not fix it due to the 68 or 70mm bottom bracket/Italian that is hard to find. He...