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09-18-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By taco2ewsday

46 yrs old 220 lbs and dropping.... !YEAH!...

46 yrs old 220 lbs and dropping.... !YEAH! overnight heart rate 48 - 55 unless I rode or was drinking a bit that day, Resting in Dr's office was 62 and that was 6 months ago apple...
09-17-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,939
Posted By taco2ewsday

I used to think it was safer when I was a kid...

I used to think it was safer when I was a kid and riding on secondary and tertiary streets in my neighborhood and sidewalks on primary streets. But as I've gotten older an began riding on busier...
09-16-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 689
Posted By taco2ewsday

Best I got was some golf clubs a Nike Driver...

Best I got was some golf clubs a Nike Driver and 3Wood for like $80
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,030
Posted By taco2ewsday

I'll eat on anything around 2 hrs or longer...

I'll eat on anything around 2 hrs or longer but probably more a matter of me not being the most fit guy in the world

Carbs Fig Newtons, or Lara Bars (Apple Pie or Pineapple...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,917
Posted By taco2ewsday

Never rode anything but 4 Seasons and the 5000...

Never rode anything but 4 Seasons and the 5000 fans are telling me how I'm missing out, as I start to plan replacement tires what would you say are the main differences between the 4...
09-09-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,831
Posted By taco2ewsday

Has anyone replaced the pads on these brakes, ...

Has anyone replaced the pads on these brakes, I tend to use the rears to slowdown when in a paceline as the braking is more gradual and I think I've worn them down to the point where...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,917
Posted By taco2ewsday

My GrandPrix 4 Seasons do this as well, I'm...

My GrandPrix 4 Seasons do this as well, I'm constantly trimming threads off of the sidewall near the bead they have ~2,500 miles on them.
09-08-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,183
Posted By taco2ewsday

I know several folks who put deposits on bikes...

I know several folks who put deposits on bikes sight unseen with delivery dates 6+ weeks out, with the end of model year and COVID-19 rush on bikes, it's still crazy in Tennessee.
09-03-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,051
Posted By taco2ewsday

This doesn't work for me in the Summer (I sweat...

This doesn't work for me in the Summer (I sweat a lot) but during the Fall and Spring I can use this method.
09-03-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,051
Posted By taco2ewsday

Gentle cycle with an extra rinse, everything...

Gentle cycle with an extra rinse, everything turned inside out, jerseys zipped. I will pre-treat the arm-pits on a summer ride, it gets really hot in Memphis TN and I sweat a lot.

Hang dry
09-03-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,680
Posted By taco2ewsday

Depends on speed anywhere from a full on wave...

Depends on speed anywhere from a full on wave to two fingers lifted off the handlebars/hoods.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 664
Posted By taco2ewsday

I still have scars from Bear trap pedals

I still have scars from Bear trap pedals
08-31-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,103
Posted By taco2ewsday

Unless you were literally bored with the pace ...

Unless you were literally bored with the pace or it was slower than your average solo ride, consider taking a few more D rides before moving up. As you advance not only does the pace get...
08-31-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,132
Posted By taco2ewsday

Going to try for another 500 mile month, Kids are...

Going to try for another 500 mile month, Kids are back in school so this might get interesting as my mornings are more compressed and may need to help with homework int he afternoon/evening but lets...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,915
Posted By taco2ewsday

I did 2 100k rides the first with a pair to ...

I did 2 100k rides the first with a pair to Prezwalski (amazon) bibs and the second with a pair of The Black Bibs, I definitely felt better the second time out with the better quality bib
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By taco2ewsday

Another option in the Conti line is the GP 4...

Another option in the Conti line is the GP 4 Season almost as much puncture protection as the Gatorskins but with a better ride feel, 2200 miles and 2 punctures.
08-24-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,360
Posted By taco2ewsday

Someone I ride with who does a fair bit of high...

Someone I ride with who does a fair bit of high speed descents, replaced the Fork and front wheel to support front disc brakes. and then used the TRP HY/RD so he did not have to swap out...
08-17-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 6,486
Posted By taco2ewsday

Awesome!!!!!!

Awesome!!!!!!
08-11-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,909
Posted By taco2ewsday

This is solid advice, I was told similar by a...

This is solid advice, I was told similar by a salesman and thought it was just an upsell tactic. Now I love my bike but 11 months in and I'm already eyeing the next bike after riding a ...
08-11-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,909
Posted By taco2ewsday

If you can afford it and will ride it, it's not a...

If you can afford it and will ride it, it's not a waste, now I would say which 2.5k bike may be a thing to consider. Going from an upright citibike to a low and sleek race bike might...
08-11-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By taco2ewsday

My resting is about 55 sleeping as low as ...

My resting is about 55 sleeping as low as 46, all I know is at my last physical my Dr said so you've been working out, keep it up. 18 months ago my resting heart rate was 75 or ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,456
Posted By taco2ewsday

The Black Bibs Started with Amazon...

The Black Bibs

Started with Amazon specials Baleaf shorts then Sponeed & Prezwalski bibs which are ok when brand new but after 15 or so washes (gentle cycle) they are less effective. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19,615
Views: 4,175,855
Posted By taco2ewsday

Some Pearl Izumi bibs and some cliff bloks from ...

Some Pearl Izumi bibs and some cliff bloks from REI
08-03-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,107
Posted By taco2ewsday

Started back cycling about 18 months ago when I...

Started back cycling about 18 months ago when I did my first 10 miles I was so proud of myself, those milestones meant so much and kept me moving forward.

Keep it up you'll ...
08-01-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 6,486
Posted By taco2ewsday

Going for 500 miles this month 8/2/20 28.21...

Going for 500 miles this month

8/2/20 28.21 mi (AM)
8/2/20 18.82 mi (PM)
8/3/20 20.31 mi
8/4/20 31.27 mi
8/6/20 24.60 mi
8/8/20 62.99 mi (ouch)
8/12/20 28.11 mi
8/13/20 24.97 mi
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,767
Posted By taco2ewsday

OK not new but I still think there is a bit of ...

OK not new but I still think there is a bit of snobbery at play
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,767
Posted By taco2ewsday

Latest fad in cycling snobbery IMHO and I'm...

Latest fad in cycling snobbery IMHO and I'm sure someone may say something about safety and being heard by pedestrians or other cyclists.
07-29-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By taco2ewsday

IMHO, if you are cool with rim brakes go...

IMHO, if you are cool with rim brakes go with the better frame and wheels, those are some of the most expensive bits to upgrade, if you gotta have disc brakes, do a lot of downhill...
07-29-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,151
Posted By taco2ewsday

I carry a mini pump and 2 CO2 cartridges, ...

I carry a mini pump and 2 CO2 cartridges, getting road tires up to 80+ PSI with a pump is a challenge CO2 is your friend there but I've seen people mess up/waste a CO2 cartridge so...
07-16-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By taco2ewsday

AWESOME!!!!!! I hope to be able to make a similar...

AWESOME!!!!!! I hope to be able to make a similar post one day
07-05-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 128,479
Posted By taco2ewsday

35.04 miles this morning.

35.04 miles this morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,754
Posted By taco2ewsday

good point, I was too caught off guard by...

good point, I was too caught off guard by the speed
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,754
Posted By taco2ewsday

I averaged 16.3 for 23 miles last weekend I...

I averaged 16.3 for 23 miles last weekend I was proud as $#!^ at myself, you are doing quite well to avg 19.8 on a 22 mile ride. If allowed and you are comfortable find your local ...
06-30-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 9,950
Posted By taco2ewsday

My goal of 200 last month was knocked out easily,...

My goal of 200 last month was knocked out easily, but it's getting hotter in July so I'll go with
325 Miles

7/2/20 14.0 mi (AM)
7/2/20 22.84 mi (PM)
7/4/20 50.43 mi
7/5/20 35.04 mi
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,077
Posted By taco2ewsday

My new favorite Strava club :):lol: ...

My new favorite Strava club :):lol:
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06-12-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,052
Posted By taco2ewsday

As a heavier rider I trust aluminum over Carbon,...

As a heavier rider I trust aluminum over Carbon, I do have a carbon fork however.
06-12-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,637
Posted By taco2ewsday

As a teenager NYPD pulled me over for rolling...

As a teenager NYPD pulled me over for rolling a stop light and in another instance threatened to take my bike for riding on the walking trails in Central park.
06-12-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,637
Posted By taco2ewsday

Pretty much what I meant by lifted pickup, also...

Pretty much what I meant by lifted pickup, also the occupants of older american sedans with stereo wort 10x the vehicle have been relatively similar in their tendency to yell random...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,473
Posted By taco2ewsday

I got passed by an older white haired dude ...

I got passed by an older white haired dude on a geared beach cruiser looking thing, I have no ego
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,139
Posted By taco2ewsday

it makes peeing while out on the road more...

it makes peeing while out on the road more interesting but bibs are so much better, everything stays where it is supposed to.
06-10-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,637
Posted By taco2ewsday

Lifted Pickups Older American sedan with a...

Lifted Pickups
Older American sedan with a stereo system worth 10x the car
Soccer mom in large SUV with a Starbucks cup
06-10-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,427
Posted By taco2ewsday

I frequent a mixed use trail and got sick...

I frequent a mixed use trail and got sick of "on your left" stated feeling like that scene from Captain America... not quite but you get it. so I bought a cheap bell. I slow down...
06-10-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By taco2ewsday

Honestly looks like it should fit, most ...

Honestly looks like it should fit, most cross bikes should take that size, maybe contact specialized support for an official answer or if you are buying local ride/take the bike to ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,449
Posted By taco2ewsday

No context on ride quality as these are my ...

No context on ride quality as these are my first road tires but 900 miles and only one pinch flat (failed attempt at bunny hopping a curb for a car that wasn't giving enough space) on my ...
06-10-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By taco2ewsday

Probably, bigger question is will it fit your...

Probably, bigger question is will it fit your bike, what kind of bike is it, if known please provide the year, make and model and if labeled what kind of wheels are on the bike.
06-09-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,919
Posted By taco2ewsday

Every other day 1/2 of whatever...

Every other day

1/2 of whatever multivitamin Costco had on sale when I last ran out

On the off days from above

2000 iu Vitamin D3
1000 mg Vitamin C
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By taco2ewsday

I dropped my saddle about a half inch and it ...

I dropped my saddle about a half inch and it helped me a bunch on ankle pain but that was based on a bunch of youtube MD self study YMMV
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By taco2ewsday

Fit is key; can you actually go into the shops...

Fit is key; can you actually go into the shops in your area to sit on bikes do test rides etc.... no way I'd spend 3k w/o a test ride and the shops where I am are doing curbside only. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By taco2ewsday

Congrats, I have the same pedals PD-EH500...

Congrats, I have the same pedals PD-EH500 love em, easy to clip in or use regular shoes
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,038
Posted By taco2ewsday

Yeah and even in his Oprah interview he still...

Yeah and even in his Oprah interview he still did not come clean on everything with her, he's a complete d'bag.
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