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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,904
Posted By voyager1

:lol: I test rode an Emonda, within a mile I...

:lol:

I test rode an Emonda, within a mile I had brought it back to the shop, wasn’t for me.

Love my Domane!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 911
Posted By voyager1

No. The Strava App for me has lost rides.

No.

The Strava App for me has lost rides.
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By voyager1

I paid 260.00 for a Trek 1200 in Atlanta. 200-300...

I paid 260.00 for a Trek 1200 in Atlanta. 200-300 is about the going rate for those older Treks.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,601
Posted By voyager1

I drive most times. The road that my subdivision...

I drive most times. The road that my subdivision is off of is a 55mph road. I usually only have to drive 10-15 mins so it isn’t a big deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By voyager1

CAAD12 is a race bike the Synapse is a endurance...

CAAD12 is a race bike the Synapse is a endurance bike. I would think the fit, geometry and ride would be pretty different.
06-02-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,266
Posted By voyager1

I have a Light & Motion Urban 500 on my handle...

I have a Light & Motion Urban 500 on my handle bar and a Bontrager Flare on the back. I have been very happy with them, but I don't ride on roads with much traffic.
06-02-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,238
Posted By voyager1

I wouldn't buy a non drop bar bike unless I was...

I wouldn't buy a non drop bar bike unless I was wanting a mountain bike. I just don't see the point in a hybrid. If you are wanting a nice road bike that is vintage the Trek 1200s are nice. Another...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,171
Posted By voyager1

I live in Central/Northern Alabama. Some roads...

I live in Central/Northern Alabama. Some roads are great, some are not.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,188
Posted By voyager1

I think these threads about cost of things are...

I think these threads about cost of things are just silly. You need to find what fits you. I find Bontrager Bibs fit good and Primal jerseys. Would love to try a Castelli or Rapha but they are not...
05-15-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,124
Posted By voyager1

Sounds like the out front is the way to go. ...

Sounds like the out front is the way to go. Thanks folks!
05-14-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,124
Posted By voyager1

Hey everyone, Thanks for all the...

Hey everyone,

Thanks for all the information, I picked up the Wahoo last week (got the Bolt).

I am looking at the mounts. Is there any real advantages of using out front over the stem? I am on ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,904
Posted By voyager1

I just got a 2018 SL5. I had my eye set on the...

I just got a 2018 SL5. I had my eye set on the Emonda ALR5 Disc but after test riding an Emonda I knew it wasn’t for me.

The shop had this 2018 SL5 and I LOVE it. I thought I needed disc brakes...
05-05-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By voyager1

There are several groups around my area. There...

There are several groups around my area. There are some younger race folks, probably late 20s to about 40. There is a club that is mostly 50 year old folks. There is a group that brags about being a...
05-05-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By voyager1

Make sure it is full 105, it should be though. ...

Make sure it is full 105, it should be though.

My bike shop was selling off some demo/rentals from 2018 back in December for 900.00. So for a year older but in mint, I think that price is fair,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By voyager1

New Bike Question

So I got a new bike two weeks ago... Trek Domane SL5. Been loving it.

One of the items that comes with the new bike was a free tuneup/service within 90 days just to work out the kinks or issues...
04-09-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By voyager1

The Strava app is pretty dodgy for me about...

The Strava app is pretty dodgy for me about recording rides lately it seems. I use RideWithGPS to record the ride then upload the TCX (or whatever the file is) up to Strava.

I like Strava for...
03-24-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,124
Posted By voyager1

Help with Wahoo purchase

Good Day Bike Friends,

I am looking at getting a Wahoo bike computer, specifically the Bolt. Here is what I am wanting it to do:
1. Good measurement of distance. I am right now just using the...
03-05-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,609
Posted By voyager1

I think the new paint job was okay. I think...

I think the new paint job was okay. I think leaving the original paint job would have been better. It would let the bike still say it is old but with awesome components. You know the whole keeping...
02-27-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,609
Posted By voyager1

That Ironman is gorgeous.

That Ironman is gorgeous.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By voyager1

That is the one!

That is the one!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By voyager1

If you are on Facebook, check out the Jusf Go...

If you are on Facebook, check out the Jusf Go Bike podcast. That podcast is pretty much everything Iowa and cycling.
02-26-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,609
Posted By voyager1

Anyone else excited about GCN classic Trek to Superbike series?

I know I am excited.

https://www.globalcyclingnetwork.com/video/can-we-turn-a-cheap-bike-into-a-super-bike-ep-1
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By voyager1

Awesome. I wondered about nipple chaffing. I...

Awesome. I wondered about nipple chaffing. I assumed many folks just used band aids to cover the nipples like a lot of long distance runners marathon do.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By voyager1

Buy first Bib shorts

Okay everyone, going to be getting my first decent Bib short set. Got a few questions.

1. How should they fit around the stomach area? Like how far up do they go?

2. I have a pair of cheap...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,791
Posted By voyager1

That looks like a T in the fuzzy picture of the...

That looks like a T in the fuzzy picture of the shifter. If that is a T then it has Tiagra shifters of some vintage.

That bike in my market would be a 250.00 bike assuming everything else is in...
02-19-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,245
Posted By voyager1

I was in the OP’s shoes about a year ago. I had...

I was in the OP’s shoes about a year ago. I had been given a Trek MTB that was too large.

I went to a shop that did sales of used bikes as a charity advocacy project. They got me figured out that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,293
Posted By voyager1

I got chased by a cat last weekend. It was just a...

I got chased by a cat last weekend. It was just a normal cat, probably 10 lbs or so. Weirdest thing ever. I have had dogs try to chase but never a cat.

I have had more squirrels then anything run...
02-13-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By voyager1

After reading the last few posts... all I can say...

After reading the last few posts... all I can say is this thread took a turn.
02-10-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By voyager1

Buying Used Jerseys Off Ebay

So I was wondering what folks do. I see a lot of nice used jerseys on Ebay, sometimes with tags on them even. Normally I wouldn't be big on buying used clothes, but nice cycling clothes are...
02-05-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,975
Posted By voyager1

As someone who is also eyeing a new bike and the...

As someone who is also eyeing a new bike and the Domane SL5 and Specialized Allez Elite are on my short list as is the Edmonda ALR5 Disc and Cannondale CAAD12 Disc and Synapse AL Disc... Here are my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 962
Posted By voyager1

Looks like a massvie amount of rocks in the road...

Looks like a massvie amount of rocks in the road in video at 1:03-1:07.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,103
Posted By voyager1

I hope this okay to bring up this older thread. A...

I hope this okay to bring up this older thread. A few weeks ago I mentioned building up a Domane from a frame. Someone mentioned this Cannondale. I got a couple questions:

1. With the SE, it comes...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,635
Posted By voyager1

Oh yes it would be dry riding. I am not a...

Oh yes it would be dry riding. I am not a commuter or anything. If I get wet, it is because I get caught it something while out.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,635
Posted By voyager1

I guess I probably should have narrowed down more...

I guess I probably should have narrowed down more costly. I have been reading up on the discs, and the whole idea of the fluid having to be purged from the hyrdraulic just gave me a lot of pause. So...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,635
Posted By voyager1

Disc Brakes and maintence costs

I had question about disc brakes. Are the maintence costs considerably higher dealing with them? Are hydraulic considerably more costly to maintain then mechanical discs?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,081
Posted By voyager1

Hey everyone, Thanks for all the responses....

Hey everyone,

Thanks for all the responses. I guess I was hopeful to build basically what would have been a Domane ALR5 Disc since Trek discontinued that bike. I talked to the one of the Trek...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-18, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,081
Posted By voyager1

Building up a bike from a frame

Good Day Everyone,

So I have been still lamenting about a bike purchase, and one of the bikes I was hopeful that Trek would release was a Trek Domane ALR5 Disc with 105. Well the powers that be at...
11-19-18, 08:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,020
Posted By voyager1

I am 39 today the 19th :lol: I have a 1991 Trek...

I am 39 today the 19th :lol: I have a 1991 Trek 1200 road bike. It is pretty much all original. I really enjoy riding it, got into riding back in March of this year. Rode my first metric on it, saw...
10-10-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,929
Posted By voyager1

I am 38 been riding for about a year, and have...

I am 38 been riding for about a year, and have had a road bike since March of this year. Rode my first metric last weekend. For me my older (early 1990s) Treks allow me to ride because they cost a...
10-07-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By voyager1

Getting gearing easier for hills

Happy Riding Bike Friends,

I got a question about cassettes, I have a older Trek 1200 road bike. My understanding is that there is a 53/42 on the front and a 13-23 7 speed cassette. I realize that...
10-07-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,163
Posted By voyager1

Hey Don, I have the same bike as you, year...

Hey Don,

I have the same bike as you, year model and everything. I really don't have any advice about the big chain switch, but one thing that has helped me a lot on getting faster is riding some...
10-04-18, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By voyager1

Thank you, I did what you said in point 1, it...

Thank you, I did what you said in point 1, it didn’t come loose. Thank You!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-18, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By voyager1

I have wondered about these tires and if they...

I have wondered about these tires and if they were a good alternative to the Gatorskin? I have Bontrager AW1 Hard Cases. Nice tires but been thinking about something a little better for the next...
10-03-18, 05:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By voyager1

My front wheel release is coming loose on rides

Basically like the title of this thread states. I am tightening it and making sure the closed side is just like the rear wheel. But after riding this past weekend and yesterday, both times when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,873
Posted By voyager1

We had a prosecution here where I live, all...

We had a prosecution here where I live, all because the cyclist had a camera that recorded the truck going through a group of cyclists stopped at a stop sign.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,084
Posted By voyager1

Nice looking bike!

Nice looking bike!
09-25-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By voyager1

So where would a Trek 1200 from 1991 fit geometry wise ?

So like the title says, where would this bike fit today in Trek’s line up geometry wise? I found varying opinions online some saying it is a “light tourer” all the way to a “race ready” bike for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By voyager1

I have one on my Trek 1200, it is white and was...

I have one on my Trek 1200, it is white and was on sale. It seems to work okay for me. I think I paid like 30.00 for it.
09-09-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By voyager1

If one was buying new I would think a Emonda ALR ...

If one was buying new I would think a Emonda ALR or Domane ALR would be comparable, check out the Vintage Trek website and then match. If I were to have to replace my Trek 1200 from an insurance...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-18, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,169
Posted By voyager1

Cannondale CAAD12 vs Trek ALR Emonda

Anyone compared these two when looking to buy? I am trying convince SWMBO that I really need a new bike and I am looking at these two. I can rent the Trek (though it will be an ALR 3 or 4) which I am...
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