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10-14-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By drew62266

I ran 105 psi this weekend, no issue......smooth...

I ran 105 psi this weekend, no issue......smooth ride. I'm coming off riding a Specialized hybrid to this new Giant roadie. I still can't get over looking down at my speedo/computer, I'm cruising...
10-09-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By drew62266

Follow up on my tire issue. Good news, 100 miles...

Follow up on my tire issue. Good news, 100 miles ridden, tires are holding up great, no more issues, no more flats. I increased my PSI from 85 to 105, ride is firmer, but way more efficient. ...
09-26-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By drew62266

I caught them in Houston on Sunday night, Took...

I caught them in Houston on Sunday night, Took Monday off, LOL. Loved the show, UP THE IRONS!! \m/\m/
09-26-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By drew62266

Good news, tire is fine. Took to my local LBS. ...

Good news, tire is fine. Took to my local LBS. We cleaned the tire, added more sealant and aired it up using an air compressor. Bead popped into place and tire is still holding air this AM. When...
09-25-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By drew62266

Tubeless tire, fixing flat issue

Road my Giant Defy, with tubeless tires, on Saturday, no issues. When I went to get on bike yesterday (Tuesday), I had a flat front tire. I noticed there was liquid sealant all over the tire too. ...
08-19-19, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By drew62266

Good idea on the velodrome. Just checking out...

Good idea on the velodrome. Just checking out their website. You can actually book times to ride it. They even provide the bike.
08-16-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 157,109
Posted By drew62266

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08-13-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By drew62266

2020 TDF attending

I live in Texas and married to a Brit. We go over to UK/London every other year. Next year, we plan to be in the UK during the TDF. I would love to hop across the channel and witness it. Has any...
08-13-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By drew62266

New Bike, tweaks & adjustments

Love my new Giant roadie. I'm close to 200 miles on it. Is there a rule of thumb to when and if I should take it back to the LBS from where I purchased to tighten cables, do minor adjustments, etc?...
08-01-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By drew62266

New Giant

Finally went with a Giant Defy...love the ride.

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07-30-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By drew62266

Love these! Thanks!

Love these! Thanks!
07-16-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,598
Posted By drew62266

After reading the replies (Thanks a...

After reading the replies (Thanks a million)....I'm thinking, keep the Sirrus and throw on some gravel type tires for neighborhood cruising, minor curb hopping when necessary, etc.....
07-15-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By drew62266

Mis-matched wheels?

My LBS is giving me a 5% in-store credit for a rebate/customer incentive plan they have. Basically I'll have $250+ to spend in-store after the purchase of my new bike. Should I take that $$ and put...
07-15-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,598
Posted By drew62266

I'm so tempted too.....I love that...

I'm so tempted too.....I love that bike.https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/sirrus_83083068686b5b86cfd46204ba684b0cb9671b9c.jpg
07-12-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,598
Posted By drew62266

Selling hybrid for roadie

I've decided to up my cycling game, trading my Specialized Sirrus Comp for a road bike. I'm doing the BPMS150 Houston to Austin ride next April. I test road a Specialized Roubaix, it was nice, but...
07-02-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,950
Posted By drew62266

I believe I'll notice a difference when I get my...

I believe I'll notice a difference when I get my out front mount on. Although it's minor, when wearing my sunglasses, I have to tilt my head down more to read my display, the bottom rim of my...
07-01-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,950
Posted By drew62266

Out front mount for Garmin

I want to move my Garmin computer from off the handlebars, to out front. There are billion of them on Amazon from $7 to $50. Any recommendations for a decent one that will last and not cost $50+
...
07-01-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,523
Posted By drew62266

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Wish this was mine!!
06-14-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,488
Posted By drew62266

Portland is beer heaven, right up there with...

Portland is beer heaven, right up there with Colorado. I'm in Texas, we finally have some good local IPA's available.
07-26-18, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,578
Posted By drew62266

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I agree 100%
07-05-18, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 303,722
Posted By drew62266

I'm loner Dottie, a Rebel.

I'm loner Dottie, a Rebel.
07-03-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 303,722
Posted By drew62266

Yes...love it too. I just added the fenders and...

Yes...love it too. I just added the fenders and back rack to it last week. Changed out the seat and matching grips...
06-29-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 303,722
Posted By drew62266

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My rig......
07-17-15, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By drew62266

Shimano PD-A530 Dual Platform Bike Pedal - shoes

For those of you using Shimano PD-A530 Dual Platform Bike Pedal, what type/brand shoe do you wear on the non-clip side? So far VANS have worked best for me.
04-16-15, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,701
Posted By drew62266

Basically the DR went in and smoothed everything...

Basically the DR went in and smoothed everything out.......the before pic looked like crab meat, kind of feathery.....the after looked smooth, no jagged edges.

Knee pain is gone, but my knee cap...
04-07-15, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,701
Posted By drew62266

2 weeks ago, had the knee scope done. Actually...

2 weeks ago, had the knee scope done. Actually feeling pretty good. 2 rounds of physical therapy done, finally got on a stationary bike, no issues. Hoping within a few weeks I can take my hybrid...
03-06-15, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By drew62266

Thanks! I really love this bike, rides like a...

Thanks! I really love this bike, rides like a dream.
03-05-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By drew62266

Wait til September, I'll be crying about 98%...

Wait til September, I'll be crying about 98% humidity, LOL. Today it's like being a kid on Christmas Day and parents not letting you go outside to play with your new toys.

Typical Houston...
03-05-15, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,701
Posted By drew62266

My knee scope is set for March 24th. Just ready...

My knee scope is set for March 24th. Just ready to get this over with. I soon as I'm able, I'll start riding my cruiser bike first, low seat, balloon tires....easy ride. Then hopefully, back to my...
03-05-15, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By drew62266

Had a break in the weather here in Texas. ...

Had a break in the weather here in Texas. Finally got some miles on my new ride. Before I headed out, I added 2 water bottle cages, a tail light, a seat pack with tools, co2, and a spare tube.
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03-03-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By drew62266

Thanks guys, I'll get a pic up later today. A...

Thanks guys, I'll get a pic up later today. A whole new crank might be the way to go.
03-02-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By drew62266

Trek 100 Navigator crank guard

My wife has a Trek 100 Navigator. The plastic ring that acts as a crank guard has snapped off and just flops back and forth as she pedals. Its mounted to the large crank using 4 small machine...
02-24-15, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,701
Posted By drew62266

Torn meniscus & knee scope

Not sure if this is the proper place to post, but here it goes. After a few weeks of knee pain, my DR. sent me in for an MRI, result show a torn meniscus. There's also a slight build up of fluid...
Forum: Texas
02-23-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By drew62266

FWIW, Bike Barn is having a store wide sale this...

FWIW, Bike Barn is having a store wide sale this weekend, good discounts on good bikes. I just bought my Specialized Sirrus -$400 of the sticker. I'm very happy with it.
02-23-15, 05:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By drew62266

Good news, I bought the bike on Sunday. Love it!...

Good news, I bought the bike on Sunday. Love it! I swapped the pedals for some dual platforms and added a Garmin 500 computer. I'm ready to log some miles. Of coarse, here in Texas, the weather...
02-20-15, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By drew62266

Thanks for all the tips. They have my size, fits...

Thanks for all the tips. They have my size, fits great/test rode great. For sure I'll have a tech go over it with a fine tooth comb. I purchased my road bike from this shop and was very satisfied...
02-20-15, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By drew62266

2014 SIRRUS COMP $699 - good deal?

Specialized Sirrus Comp - Bike Barn - Houston, Texas: (http://bikebarn.com/product/specialized-sirrus-comp-193266-1.htm#.VOcrmvnF95I)

This is the bike I have been looking at. My LBS just put it...
02-13-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By drew62266

Just ordered from Nashbar.com....$216.49...

Just ordered from Nashbar.com....$216.49 total/delivered. I'll take it.
02-13-15, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By drew62266

Garmin 500 Bundle, $199 w/free shipping, worth it?

I'm looking for a good computer for my new hybrid. NASHBAR has the Garmin Edge 500 Bundle (Includes: Edge 500, bike mount, speed/cadence sensor, heart rate strap, AC charger, USB cable, Users Guide...
02-12-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7,451
Views: 2,213,559
Posted By drew62266

02-04-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By drew62266

Thanks for the info. And yes....I go thru daily...

Thanks for the info. And yes....I go thru daily stretching routine about 5 days a week. I'm 48 years young (ha ha). I never realized how beneficial stretching can be. My PT put me thru a months...
02-04-15, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By drew62266

Thanks for all the help. I had the bike fitted,...

Thanks for all the help. I had the bike fitted, adjusted, refitted again. The guy at my LBS is very good, quite thorough. Multiple sessions with my bike on the trainer, tweaks here and there. The...
02-03-15, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By drew62266

Back issues, DR says to maybe change bike style

I've been riding for around a year on my Specialized Allez. Really like it, but have developed a lower back issue, we don't think it was from riding, but riding as aggravated it. I now have a...
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