Beginner Road Bike Reviews

beginner road bike reviews
    road bike
  • A motorcycle that meets the legal requirements for use on ordinary roads
  • A road bicycle is similar to a racing bicycle. However, road bikes are built more for endurance and less for fast bursts of speed, which is desired in a racing bicycle. They usually have more gear combinations and fewer hi-tech racing features.
  • (Road biking) Road cycling is the most widespread form of cycling. It takes place primarily on paved surfaces. It includes recreational, racing, and utility cycling.
  • A bike with narrow tires best suited for paved roads. Usually noted by drop style bars.
  • A bicycle that is suitable for use on ordinary roads, as opposed to a mountain bike
  • A person just starting to learn a skill or take part in an activity
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Day 334 of 365 More happened today. The day started to get more interesting (for me at least) in the afternoon when my mom and brother came back with a brand new bike. Having a bike in my neighbourhood is a perfect idea. There's a lot of community road and little in traffic. The bike is a bit old school looking coz it's covered with bunch of mud guard and lack a rear suspension. Much like my first bike. It does have a seat suspension so I guess it compensates. Naturally, first thing to do is to test it out on the road. The suspension worked well. My ass wasn't so sore after a few mins of biking. The bad happened 15 mins in when I started testing for the speed changer. To cut things short I manage to dislodge the chain from the gears. I thought: "what kinda crappy bike fails at gear change while being brand new". So I walked it back to fix it. Normally, a dislodged chain is a very easy fix. Just grab it and put it back on the gear. This one was just trouble. I spent the next hour trying to get the chain out. However, the design of the bike was so dumb that when the chain gets dislodged, it gets stuck and will probably require a disassembly of the entire pedal/gear system to get it out. I tried to do that too but failed coz the pedals are just nudged in so damn tightly. So I gave up in the end and concluded that the bike has very bad design. Later in the afternoon I was having the thought of having a drinking jar again. It's funny coz I know I don't really need one coz I have plenty of travellers mug at home. Yet I come up with that thought once in a while. I guess that's how people pile up with useless stuff at home over time. So without much thinking, I went to the dollar store to get one. My drinking jar criteria is that it has to be glass or metal that has a cap on it. I tend not to drink water left in the open for a while. I always think that dust tend to accumulate on the surface of the water while it sits. Anyway, in the end, I realized that I had a bunch of travelling mugs at home and gave up on buying one. Since I was at the dollar store already, I thought might as well look around since stuffs were so damn cheap there. It makes you want to buy something. So I ended up seeing some cap guns. I thought, damn it's been a while since I played with one. I couldn't really get one as a kid coz asian parents do what they do best, be very stingy on kids. I remember the last time I played with it was in 1996 when I shot my brother in the face. My mom got quite furious and I think I got yelled at quite bad back then. Anyway, I decided to grab one. And, knowing Andy as a big kid, I thought he would like one too. So I got 2 guns and 2 packages of "ammo". I got 2 kids just starring at me for grabbing "so many". I guess I made them a bit jealous. They are indian and I know indians parent follow the stingy asian parent rule. O well they can relive their childhood when they grow older. I also got this book. The book talks about photographic composition. I must say the book is not for beginners. It doesn't touch on composition basics like rule of third, lines and shapes. Instead it jumps right into frame dynamics, 3:2 vs 4:3 format, cropping impact. The whole advanced things. I am sure if I read this 2 years back I would get very confused. Even now I need to re-read some of the lines to get the idea. In there, the author said that there wasn't a lot of publications talking about the composition aspect of photography, it was mostly technical. I am not sure about that but it's quite true on the internet. I am glad this book exists. It's got good reviews from the net too. I guess I made it clear in the picture the title of the book. Just in case you are still not sure, it's called The Photographer's Eye by Michael Freeman. Well it's been a long post. Haven't wrote so much in a long while. I am not sure if you have the patience to keep reading until here to find out the name of the book but I would recommend the photo lovers to check it out.
Takara Kabuto Single Speed Road Bike
Takara Kabuto Single Speed Road Bike
Just got this bike in the mail today, took it for a spin and I'm loving it. I got rid of the stickers and am thinking about adding a few of my own. Can't beat this bike for the price. Especially if you are a poor college student like me :)

beginner road bike reviews
beginner road bike reviews
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