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Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By jbell_64

Along with yeti and hydroflask, i can recommend...

Along with yeti and hydroflask, i can recommend klean canteen. The threads on mine are even the same as hydro flask 👍
05-03-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By jbell_64

I'm currently using aetrex insoles. About 50...

I'm currently using aetrex insoles. About 50 bucks a pair. They use a pressure mapping computerized pad you stand on to tell you which insoles you need. It's like the dr scholls set up, but...
04-29-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,437
Posted By jbell_64

Don't let it fool you, groundhogs can move...

Don't let it fool you, groundhogs can move pretty quickly over short distances. I had one charge during a ride on a rural road once.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,293
Posted By jbell_64

I had a big fat groundhog charge at me once. I...

I had a big fat groundhog charge at me once. I was so shocked and laughing so hard that i dang near hit it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By jbell_64

I see that the shop I've been talking to about a...

I see that the shop I've been talking to about a fitting just won a giant trophy for shop of the year. That must be a good indication they are pretty decent, or that their prices are about to go...
02-15-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,720
Posted By jbell_64

I bought a brand new tamland a couple years ago...

I bought a brand new tamland a couple years ago for under $800 shipped to my door . Can't beat the price for 105 groupset, and carbon fork on a steel frame. The weinman wheels were junk and had a...
02-10-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By jbell_64

I would be concerned about sizing. But if it...

I would be concerned about sizing. But if it were a brand and style i have tried on before, sure I'll buy it.
02-09-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By jbell_64

mup LOL we don't have those. Charity rides and...

mup LOL we don't have those. Charity rides and group rides are where i encounter it mostly. Someone is going to say if i don't like it then don't go on those rides. My answer is that i pretty much...
02-09-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By jbell_64

how can people who want to enjoy their silence do...

how can people who want to enjoy their silence do so if everyone else is blasting music? I do what i enjoy, as long as that isn't negatively impacting others. If everyone would NOT think their...
02-08-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By jbell_64

i agree. Plus i hate hearing others music.

i agree. Plus i hate hearing others music.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,739
Posted By jbell_64

Height doesn't tell the whole story. You can...

Height doesn't tell the whole story. You can have short legs and long torso or long legs and short torso but be the same height. These two people may need different sized frames.
11-28-18, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By jbell_64

Breaking Away

It is with sadness that i report the iconic quarry from the movie breaking away has been filled in.
10-20-18, 08:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,526
Posted By jbell_64

check out the gravel grovel and the death march. ...

check out the gravel grovel and the death march. There is also a cx series in Bloomington. Brown county is a mtb mecca, and terrehaute has quite a mtn bike park.
10-20-18, 08:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,521
Posted By jbell_64

I find that the 2 fastest age groups tend to be...

I find that the 2 fastest age groups tend to be early 20's and over 50. Early 20's has youth and few responsibilities. The older group finally has the time to ride as much as they want.
10-08-18, 05:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,761
Posted By jbell_64

ok, you can have Washington monument, but i...

ok, you can have Washington monument, but i totally get to claim this as the home of the Empire State Building....
10-07-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,761
Posted By jbell_64

This whole area is littered with stone quarries....

This whole area is littered with stone quarries. Washington monument, the Pentagon, Chicago water tower, among many other cathedrals all came from within miles of each other.
10-07-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,761
Posted By jbell_64

This whole area is littered with stone quarries. ...

This whole area is littered with stone quarries. Washington monument, the Pentagon, Chicago water, among many other cathedrals all came from within miles of each other.
09-23-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 69,293
Posted By jbell_64

Finally did my first 50 miler!

Finally did my first 50 miler!
09-20-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,050
Posted By jbell_64

It would also depend on the course. A flat,...

It would also depend on the course. A flat, straight course will definitely favor the tri bike.
09-18-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By jbell_64

I used cep compression socks when dealing with...

I used cep compression socks when dealing with done tendonitis/ soleus muscle issues. I would recommend them to anyone looking for compression.
09-16-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By jbell_64

Bluegrass bike shop isn't too far from you. They...

Bluegrass bike shop isn't too far from you. They host some rides. CIBA also hosts rides around the Indy area.
09-13-18, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 751
Posted By jbell_64

the factory weinman rear wheel hub was shot in my...

the factory weinman rear wheel hub was shot in my tamland in under 1,000 miles....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-18, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18,535
Views: 3,649,943
Posted By jbell_64

swapped over my cassette and disc brakes onto my...

swapped over my cassette and disc brakes onto my new 4 season gravel disc hunts last night.
09-07-18, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By jbell_64

It would be awesome if they would close it to car...

It would be awesome if they would close it to car traffic for a day every so often!
09-06-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By jbell_64

Going To The Sun road

I finally got to travel on going to the sun road. It's a shame it was in a fire truck and not on a bicycle. I can see why it is a bucket list ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By jbell_64

Look into hunt wheels. They come with adapters...

Look into hunt wheels. They come with adapters so you can run then on anything from QR all the way up to 15mm axle and use center lock or 6 bolt disks. That way they can move with you to the next...
08-11-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 603
Posted By jbell_64

Especially that first warm bit of water that had...

Especially that first warm bit of water that had been sitting in the hose...
08-11-18, 07:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,954
Posted By jbell_64

The first thing to do is set the dollar amount...

The first thing to do is set the dollar amount you're willing to spend.
08-08-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 72,375
Posted By jbell_64

New set of hunt gravel disc wheels since the hubs...

New set of hunt gravel disc wheels since the hubs in my factory tamland wheels are crap after less than. 1000 miles....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-18, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By jbell_64

May need to slightly adjust the saddle nose to...

May need to slightly adjust the saddle nose to the left or right too.
07-17-18, 06:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 931
Posted By jbell_64

I have a trek fx hybrid and then added a Raleigh...

I have a trek fx hybrid and then added a Raleigh tamland gravel bike. The hybrid is nice for slower family rides around town and towing the toddler in the trailer. I use the Raleigh for everything...
07-14-18, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By jbell_64

Web sites are often slow to update. There might...

Web sites are often slow to update. There might still be some 9r framed bikes shipping and they don't want to update it till there all gone. Nobody minds getting a newer model than advertised, ...
07-06-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 565
Posted By jbell_64

I'm a certified wildland firefighter in the east...

I'm a certified wildland firefighter in the east and get sent out west once or twice a year. Those sites are were i go to keep up to date on what's going on.
07-06-18, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 565
Posted By jbell_64

Good resources for wildfires: Google "sit...

Good resources for wildfires:
Google "sit report" this is the national interagency situational report updated every morning during the fire season.
inciweb - lists large fires on an interactive...
06-29-18, 06:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,796
Posted By jbell_64

my Remington 700 is cerakoted 👍it's a great...

my Remington 700 is cerakoted 👍it's a great coating!
06-28-18, 08:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,457
Posted By jbell_64

prices need to be kept reasonable, but i have no...

prices need to be kept reasonable, but i have no issue with a"donations appreciated" line.
courses that are scenic and travel by nice natural areas and historic places are nice.
the most...
06-28-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,796
Posted By jbell_64

that's actually a pretty close paint color match...

that's actually a pretty close paint color match you my Raleigh tamland!
06-15-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By jbell_64

lots of good people around that area. I worked...

lots of good people around that area. I worked the possum kingdom fire there back in 2012.
06-15-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By jbell_64

I feel your pain. I ride primarily chip seal...

I feel your pain. I ride primarily chip seal roads, except the rock used is crushed limestone. I've just been using mild gravel tires like the Clement strada.
06-05-18, 07:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,725
Posted By jbell_64

Many of the higher speeds you see on strava are...

Many of the higher speeds you see on strava are not solo rides. Get a few people to draft off of and you'll be faster without extra effort.
06-04-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,693
Posted By jbell_64

I have a trek 7.2 fx and a Raleigh tamland. The...

I have a trek 7.2 fx and a Raleigh tamland. The trek is currently hooked to the toddler trailer and is my "family time" bike. The Raleigh is my "me" bike. I'm not in to mountain biking and will...
06-01-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,305
Posted By jbell_64

Many of these comments/ concerns is why i bought...

Many of these comments/ concerns is why i bought a gravel bike. More sturdy wheels, solid frame, and lower gearing from the factory.
06-01-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By jbell_64

I'd look for a used hybrid/ fitness bike with a...

I'd look for a used hybrid/ fitness bike with a triple front chainring. I'd you don't ride hills frequently, the third chainring will be a blessing. I'd think you could find a decent used lower...
05-31-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,190
Posted By jbell_64

The Raleigh tamland, willard, and roker can be a...

The Raleigh tamland, willard, and roker can be a great bargain if you time the purchase right. I bought a brand new tamland off eBay for under $800 last fall.
05-29-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,708
Posted By jbell_64

I was charged by a groundhog the other day. ...

I was charged by a groundhog the other day. That was quite entertaining.
05-24-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,239
Posted By jbell_64

Thanks for all the input. Think I'll go...

Thanks for all the input. Think I'll go stainless.
05-23-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,239
Posted By jbell_64

Third bottle cage

My longer rides are getting to the point that 2 water bottles isn't cutting it. My tamland has factory attachments for the third bottle cage. My question is, will a standard aluminum cage hold a...
05-23-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,367
Posted By jbell_64

I love the appalachicola nf was the state forest...

I love the appalachicola nf was the state forest tates hell?
05-22-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,881
Posted By jbell_64

Get a physical therapist to do a few graston...

Get a physical therapist to do a few graston treatments on it. It hurts like heck, but does wonders. And of course, stretching...
05-20-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,367
Posted By jbell_64

Even if you were on a dead flat road, that's...

Even if you were on a dead flat road, that's pretty darn fast.
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