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06-25-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,474
Posted By Tom L

my only concern is that after riding clip less...

my only concern is that after riding clip less for a couple of years, I have two pairs of sidi shoes, one for MB and on set for the road
when I try flat pedals after a half hour my feet hurt because...
06-05-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,556
Posted By Tom L

I read here once and it has worked very well for...

I read here once and it has worked very well for me
after a day of riding, I take a vitamin B12 and folic acid, along with my daily turmeric
have found that it helps recover my legs quick.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,483
Posted By Tom L

this thread has helped me , for some reason last...

this thread has helped me , for some reason last summer, I came up with the idea to point my toe down at the bottom of my pedal stroke and sweep back to get my calves and hamstrings into the pedaling...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,305
Posted By Tom L

I know the two just don't mix for me, either...

I know the two just don't mix for me, either drink and get negative results or eat clean and don't drink and make some progress
with the bike and getting in shape,
just a couple of drinks on the...
04-08-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By Tom L

I know nothing but this type of reaction, I only...

I know nothing but this type of reaction, I only started riding 3 yrs ago at 50, and I am either sore or tired, or loose and riding ever since
not too much in between, at least you have something to...
03-14-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,590
Posted By Tom L

I've been training to be hard core/ race ready,...

I've been training to be hard core/ race ready, but my performance is mediocre /slowpoke
Forum: Touring
03-08-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,718
Posted By Tom L

just read thru his blog, very impressive ...

just read thru his blog, very impressive
couldn't imagine doing that, or having the time too
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,789
Posted By Tom L

I've had e tap on my road bike for a year, no...

I've had e tap on my road bike for a year, no issues

have to charge the batteries about once a month , and it only takes an hour total

great system IMO
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,621
Posted By Tom L

second year on the bike, total of 1792 miles,...

second year on the bike, total of 1792 miles, road gravel and mountain biking
started recording in march, and had to slow down in november december as I was so busy

hope this year I can spend...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 699
Posted By Tom L

I'm not sure why the video has given me so much...

I'm not sure why the video has given me so much problems with rouvy, i never have had any problems connecting, it is the video stop, starts, speeds up ect
pretty aggravating
try out ful gaz , some...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 699
Posted By Tom L

I have a wahoo kick r and have had great luck...

I have a wahoo kick r and have had great luck just using my I phone and zwift
I connect to the trainer, heart monitor and cadence sensor via bluetooth to the phone, and connect the phone
to a 32"...
10-03-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By Tom L

I use it every ride or training ride on the kick...

I use it every ride or training ride on the kick R
works great
Forum: Fatbikes
09-12-18, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,785
Posted By Tom L

if I had to buy another fat bike it would be the...

if I had to buy another fat bike it would be the lightest one I could find, my farley 7 with a rack weighs in around 35 lbs, it is tough to move around
it is a great bike, and I enjoy riding it, ...
09-11-18, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By Tom L

I have been thank full for the technology this...

I have been thank full for the technology this summer, with the amount of rain and oppressive heat I have been in the pain cave at least 3 days a week.
I wouldn't have rode half as much without...
08-30-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,425
Posted By Tom L

for me on the last two bikes I purchased it was...

for me on the last two bikes I purchased it was components and frame warranty that I was looking for
08-24-18, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Tom L

well it's good to know I am not alone, maybe this...

well it's good to know I am not alone, maybe this is just the way it is,
the adjustments haven't been much, but that little bit seems to make a difference,

yet in a couple months it may seem to...
08-24-18, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Tom L

Do you change your fit often?

I always fit myself to the comfort I have on rides. most changes seem to last a couple of months for me
last night I was doing my after work ride of 20 miles, the last two weeks I have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-18, 07:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,748
Posted By Tom L

I put one on my road bike a few weeks ago and it...

I put one on my road bike a few weeks ago and it is very cool
one nice thing is as I start to climb a hill, I glance down and I am putting out 300 watts, I now can downshift a couple rings
and get...
08-07-18, 12:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,614
Posted By Tom L

I don't think anyone would be un happy purchasing...

I don't think anyone would be un happy purchasing the best, most modern, bike they can afford, I did with the fear that if I bought a cheap rig
that in a yr or two I would be unhappy with it, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 920
Posted By Tom L

I think that is part of the problem, my upper...

I think that is part of the problem, my upper torso is longer and I have long arms for my height, so I ride a 56 cm frame and most seem to come
with the longer cranks

thanks for the info, looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-18, 06:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 920
Posted By Tom L

Crank length

question for the road riders,
my road bike came from the dealer with a set of 175mm crank arms. I also have another bike with the same geometry on my trainer
over the last couple of months as I...
07-27-18, 06:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,572
Posted By Tom L

when I take the gravel bike down the same flat...

when I take the gravel bike down the same flat trails as my 29 mountain bike, the gravel bike seems to be going faster, but it is only the geometry that makes it seem so for me, right over the front...
07-26-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,403
Posted By Tom L

me too, my mountain bike and gravel bike both...

me too, my mountain bike and gravel bike both have spd's on them, I can wear my sidi dominators with those pedals and they are easy to walk in
if I have to get off the gravel bike to get over extra...
07-16-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,656
Posted By Tom L

I was kind of apprehensive too, but you think...

I was kind of apprehensive too, but you think about it, I'd say over half the population under 30 in this area
have neck tattoos , green hair, and walk around half naked all day, so one mid 50 yr...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-18, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,026
Posted By Tom L

I have the 520's, they are pretty easy to clip...

I have the 520's, they are pretty easy to clip and un clip
use them on my mountain bike, for some reason on my road bike, with extended rides the small
footprint of these cleats bothers my feet,...
07-06-18, 06:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,180
Posted By Tom L

last time I set up my road bike I used a 6 ft...

last time I set up my road bike I used a 6 ft level, placed it on top of the seat and on the center of the stem
used blocks to align both wheels with the straight edge, then once everything was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By Tom L

I have the same wheels and hubs on my road bike,...

I have the same wheels and hubs on my road bike, the hubs are pretty quiet, slight ratcheting sound
no resistance to the cranks, coasting is a long time on a bike stand
I can't hear the hubs when...
05-25-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,707
Posted By Tom L

I was at 307 when I started last march, maybe a...

I was at 307 when I started last march, maybe a mile or two was a staggering effort,
all off road mountain biking
just by keeping at it, riding 3-4 times a week last summer and fall, I was able to...
05-23-18, 06:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,529
Posted By Tom L

I try to buy form my LBS as often as possible,...

I try to buy form my LBS as often as possible, they do make it hard sometimes to buy from them.
I was lucky and comp cyclist had shoes I wanted and they fit fine, on sale and no tax, free shipping
...
05-17-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,675
Posted By Tom L

I wear a cycling cap under my helmet and I have a...

I wear a cycling cap under my helmet and I have a bunch of lightweight hooded fishing shirts
that work real good in super hot sunny weather
there are a few makers of the hooded shirts, can pick...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By Tom L

I just want to be able to move the bag from bike...

I just want to be able to move the bag from bike to bike,
get away from having to buy 4 pumps, one for each

or do to much work to ride one or the other.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-18, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By Tom L

Small tire pump for the road

I have a couple of small air pumps, I always bring one on a ride with me, store it in a
fanny pack with my other tools, mtg, gravel, or road
I want to ditch the fanny pack and buy a small bag ,...
Forum: Northeast
05-08-18, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By Tom L

I looked around last night and it may have been...

I looked around last night and it may have been the farmlands ride from central jersey bike club
800 riders, most of them looked like they were having a great time

was anyone on the ride?
Forum: Northeast
05-07-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By Tom L

Big ride thru Monroe NJ

I was out saturday morning on a ride and came across a huge bike ride going on Federal road in monroe
I must have passed 2-300 riders, coming the opposite direction of me

does anyone know what...
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