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by mike cb
Tue Jun 04, 2019 07:52 am
Forum: Amateur Race
Topic: I've got $1000 to spend and I'm looking to get a bike for my girlfriend, advice?
Replies: 7
Views: 1983

I've got $1000 to spend and I'm looking to get a bike for my girlfriend, advice?

I've got $1000 to spend and I'm looking to get a bike for my girlfriend, advice? We are planning a 55 mile trip.

We have additional $300 saved for clothing, some tools and spares.
by mike cb
Mon May 20, 2019 06:24 am
Forum: Road Buying Advice
Topic: Looking for non skin tight Jersey
Replies: 14
Views: 1169

Re: Looking for non skin tight Jersey

alanyu wrote:One size larger so it would be not tight. XD

:lol: totally agree. If one size up does not work. Try two size up. lol

Or mountain bike jersey should work.
by mike cb
Mon May 06, 2019 03:59 am
Forum: Road Beginners
Topic: How to start road cycling for a complete beginner.
Replies: 18
Views: 3688

Re: How to start road cycling for a complete beginner.

Good question. For an absolute beginner, I'd say: Helmet Saddle bag Bib shorts Jersey (while you can get away with regular cotton shirts, your nipples will thank you for the spandex, and the rear pockets are clutch) Biking shoes (even with toe clips the stiff sole helps a lot and you'll be ready for...
by mike cb
Wed Apr 17, 2019 08:13 am
Forum: Amateur Race
Topic: Is road racing too expensive?
Replies: 32
Views: 4717

Re: Is road racing too expensive?

This feeling of "better" coming along with "higher price"

Smaller events mean less equipment, less staff members on course, less swag, a lower number or no security, less medical staff and thus, an overall lower cost to put on the race.
by mike cb
Wed Apr 17, 2019 07:53 am
Forum: Commuting Chat
Topic: New bike help
Replies: 5
Views: 823

Re: New bike help

by mike cb
Wed Apr 17, 2019 07:48 am
Forum: Road Buying Advice
Topic: Long sleeve summer weight jersey
Replies: 15
Views: 1264

Re: Long sleeve summer weight jersey

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Monton Sports got some good stuff.

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