Anybody want to buy a Fizik Cyrano alloy seatpost? I accidentally bought it off ebay thinking it was the carbon version. It's brand new
2011 Fizik Cyrano seatpost 31.6, 400mm, 15mm SB
70$ + shipping takes it, retails for like 125$
It may be rather generic, but of all that I've played, my favorites are:
toss up between Paganini and Strauss
Currently working on the Bach Chaconne and Beethoven Violin Concerto
The general rule of thumb is that if you straddle the top tube of the bike, it should be just below touching your crotch. Go talk to some guys at a bike shop and they'll figure out what size you are. I'm 5'11" with a 31ish inseam and I ride a 55/56 size frame
Craigslist is a great place for an entry level bike. For 500-600$ you can get previous year model bikes at deeeep discounts used. Cycling shorts are extremely recommended for longer rides because you will get sore. Clipless pedals or toe straps also increase your efficiency dramatically, although it takes some practice getting in and out of them. Decent helmets can be had for around 50$ and sunglasses are a good idea too. Cycling jerseys are nice but aren't totally a...
My handling skills are actually fine, I just have shitty luck. I've actually only crashed twice, once during crit practice about 3 months ago and yesterday. The incident with my bike being destroyed was actually a testament to my handling skills seeing that I was able to stay up after my rear wheel locked up going 30+. The problem with my rear wheel was that I used a really shitty tube when I replaced my flat a couple days ago and during the Saturday group ride I went...