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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 549
Posted By sdmc530

to the OP, they are both good units. You will be...

to the OP, they are both good units. You will be alright with either. I am a Garmin user and couldn't be happier. the connect program they use for the data is really good.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,234
Posted By sdmc530

Good for you on waving, I too am a waver!

Good for you on waving, I too am a waver!
05-24-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By sdmc530

Yeah, I had considered trying the Wahoo a while...

Yeah, I had considered trying the Wahoo a while back when it came out, but with a Garmin watch, HL and my wife and son already having Garmin watches it was not worth the effort to have a two family...
05-23-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 431
Posted By sdmc530

Sorry, I just assumed it was. My bad!

Sorry, I just assumed it was. My bad!
05-23-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 431
Posted By sdmc530

this works great!! A couple of tips, put a mark...

this works great!! A couple of tips, put a mark where you are going to cut then wrap in masking tape, that helps the edges from being over frayed. You will have to still clean up the cuts.
...
05-23-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By sdmc530

I went from the 520 to the 1030, never going back...

I went from the 520 to the 1030, never going back now. The 1030 is an amazing computer for everything I could ever need. Size was my biggest motivation, can't see little screens anymore. 520 was a...
05-22-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By sdmc530

huh...never seen this before. When I get home I...

huh...never seen this before. When I get home I will ask my chains if they are all ok with being mounted on men's bikes. :)

Crazy world that has to tag everything this way
05-21-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 693
Posted By sdmc530

I have some of both, both are fine really for...

I have some of both, both are fine really for home use. I like to support Park for the simple reasons they are a local company in MN and their CS and video library is amazing. they do a really good...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 9,306
Posted By sdmc530

the garmin systems work. I use them because I...

the garmin systems work. I use them because I ride alone more now than before but I ride alone. I have had good luck with it. I have tested it out on various occasions to see how well it really...
05-18-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By sdmc530

So I do get this. Back last year maybe when...

So I do get this.

Back last year maybe when I was ride on hunting to get my 100 ride on badge it was suggested to change my sex from male to female. so I did simply that. I also abbreviated...
05-15-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 710
Posted By sdmc530

just got the Norton one again. BTW not...

just got the Norton one again.

BTW not complaining here, just informing. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,929
Posted By sdmc530

I would feel the same way about my Argon 18. I...

I would feel the same way about my Argon 18. I am not sure no matter how much I love that bike I would ride it again. I think I would rather move on from it, seems sketchy to me too.
05-11-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 710
Posted By sdmc530

I have gotten them on Edge, my work computer uses...

I have gotten them on Edge, my work computer uses chrome and gotten them there too. Can't speak for firefox though.
05-11-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By sdmc530

I have had warranty work done with Cannondale and...

I have had warranty work done with Cannondale and Spec. Spec was awesome, Cannondale, lets just say I will never buy another item from them ever again . No experience with the other big brands...
05-10-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 710
Posted By sdmc530

and another this morning.....desktop version...

and another this morning.....desktop version different computer this time:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,929
Posted By sdmc530

I have no doubt they are there but I bet its a...

I have no doubt they are there but I bet its a very small number. Steel probably more so than alum. The money to be made on a fake alloy vs. carbon is too to great. Carbon is where the fake...
05-10-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By sdmc530

this has been suggested on the garmin forums over...

this has been suggested on the garmin forums over and over and over again. Nothing doing. This is in my mind the only place where they really fail their customers. Devices are awesome IMO, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,929
Posted By sdmc530

this is probably the correct response after...

this is probably the correct response after reading in this thread.
05-09-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 710
Posted By sdmc530

Just had a new one...here is the address: ...

Just had a new one...here is the address:

https://openfreegreatlyfreeware.icu/h8UgREeg3H3EC16cBJnBDfOwtJmpOE0p0lxeIL1esFM?cid=wmkp16066r5ap6uu1pb25n1a&sid=9829be83b615119b19b00af4fd745aff
05-09-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By sdmc530

you can put a huge burrito in that thing! Nice

you can put a huge burrito in that thing! Nice
05-09-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 710
Posted By sdmc530

don't know if it still helps but got the web...

don't know if it still helps but got the web address this morning!!

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,007
Posted By sdmc530

I guess you could do a very open saddle!? Saw...

I guess you could do a very open saddle!? Saw this last week or so on our local trail lol

https://i.imgur.com/9IiZI6Fl.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,929
Posted By sdmc530

Its not trash. you actually have a couple...

Its not trash.

you actually have a couple options. Take it to a good shop and have them check it over. If they deem it safe ride it.

or like mentioned sell it as is and just disclose it. ...
05-05-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,409
Posted By sdmc530

Well here we go ;) I have used shimano...

Well here we go ;)


I have used shimano and KMC and both work fine in all my 11 and 9 speed bikes. If I find a sale I buy a bunch.
05-01-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By sdmc530

ronin4740 it looks great!!!

ronin4740 it looks great!!!
05-01-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By sdmc530

I too put just a touch of something in there just...

I too put just a touch of something in there just to keep them from possibly getting corroded or worse. Jon Cannings said it was ok in a video eons ago, that's good enough for me.
05-01-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,893
Posted By sdmc530

no no no stay....were the cool kids in here :)

no no no stay....were the cool kids in here :)
04-28-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By sdmc530

You won't be disappointed. Mine stays tight...

You won't be disappointed. Mine stays tight and most important quit too. Its a great little bag! Can't praise it enough.
04-28-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 303
Posted By sdmc530

um hard no to riding those....replace!

um hard no to riding those....replace!
04-26-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,176
Posted By sdmc530

I will compare my LBS in town, if they are not...

I will compare my LBS in town, if they are not more than 10% over an online discount retailer I will pay the LBS to support them. If more than10% I see if they will lower the price locally if not I...
04-20-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By sdmc530

Chip Foose Bicycle Collection

Found this last night on YouTube, thought it was cool. I didn't know he was into bikes.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLYt4uvtlzM
04-20-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,731
Posted By sdmc530

I have a powertap now Quarq power meter and it...

I have a powertap now Quarq power meter and it works fine. You don't NEED the gamin PM.....I would actually buy the Garmin PM but no shimano pedal interface so nope.
04-19-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By sdmc530

Your videos are good......I stumbled on your...

Your videos are good......I stumbled on your pallet rack bike storage video while bored on lockdown. I am going to do that system in my garage when I can get the items after the quarantine is over. ...
04-19-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,009
Posted By sdmc530

I don't know about Trax but I was 336 when I got...

I don't know about Trax but I was 336 when I got my Kurt Kinetic trainer. I too was concerned about it being dangerous, I called Kurt they said if your bike can take you our trainer will take it...
04-19-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By sdmc530

Ahhhh you should have called the cops, if you did...

Ahhhh you should have called the cops, if you did good, if not report it to the police and get a report ASAP!

yes they should pay for EVERYTHING! They were at fault. I am not sure how they...
04-19-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By sdmc530

there are many big brand names to choose from. ...

there are many big brand names to choose from. Garmin, Wahoo, SRM...…

What budget are you considering? Start there. If touchscreen is a MUST go with a Garmin. There touchscreens are...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,718
Posted By sdmc530

I never ride without a light set up....ever.

I never ride without a light set up....ever.
04-15-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By sdmc530

I Zwift from October through April, then I just...

I Zwift from October through April, then I just cancel my subscription. I re-subscribe in the fall again. Its easy and have been doing this from its start. Never had an issue. I do use an IOS...
04-14-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,968
Posted By sdmc530

Its a shame people bike shame.....if it is...

Its a shame people bike shame.....if it is dependable, and you like riding it that is a good ride. Looks like a nice set up to me. I didn't know what it was with all the decals off and painted up...
04-10-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By sdmc530

GCN and its host of channels for the win. They do...

GCN and its host of channels for the win. They do a great job without over doing the advertising to death. I like that channel a lot.

Shane Miller is awesome too.
DCRainmaker is a great...
04-08-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,669
Posted By sdmc530

I will chime in...…. I am no elite athlete,...

I will chime in...….

I am no elite athlete, not even close. I have a power meter and its been awesome. Here was my PM training build up to get better.
For the first 3 months I just rode...
04-07-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,712
Posted By sdmc530

this is so so bad here too. I will slow down and...

this is so so bad here too. I will slow down and do the safe thing, so many people speed up like its a yellow light and try to squeeze through and make a potential unsafe pass. This is every ride...
04-07-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,037
Posted By sdmc530

first congrats on your progress!! Second,...

first congrats on your progress!!

Second, I have a HUGE fear that I will lose motivation on Zwift that I have nothing to chase. I just finished up that same version of the Zwift insider program...
04-06-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,712
Posted By sdmc530

Everything listed has been an issue for me at one...

Everything listed has been an issue for me at one point or another, but I think what bugs me the most, I mean the MOST is people wearing earbuds that CAN NOT HEAR anything else going on around them. ...
04-06-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,037
Posted By sdmc530

I have 4 route badges left. With the lockdown on...

I have 4 route badges left. With the lockdown on I might just get them done now. I have been dreading them. I have all the rest already, except those $#%^ 4.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,886
Posted By sdmc530

Bibs are so much better. Most reasons already...

Bibs are so much better. Most reasons already posted. Easier for a little gut action. Easier in "man land" in my opinion anyways. They stay where they are supposed to way better than just...
04-04-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,307
Posted By sdmc530

I think like you said roller user users just jump...

I think like you said roller user users just jump on and ride. Trainer set up folks check not enough regular items on the bike. BUT a wheel on trainer requires the roller to be pushed against the...
04-01-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,307
Posted By sdmc530

You don't' need a specific tire for the trainer. ...

You don't' need a specific tire for the trainer. I use tires that are a bit worn out and needing replacing from the regular outdoor bikes and finish them off on the trainer. A good way to use up...
03-28-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,227
Posted By sdmc530

this is the key. Sugar mostly and carbs too. I...

this is the key. Sugar mostly and carbs too. I too cut WAY back on sugar and what a world of difference it made for me. I found losing weight was a bit easier and I just felt better. My body felt...
03-25-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By sdmc530

I check the zwift app they tag the rides in the...

I check the zwift app they tag the rides in the event section. Also there is lots of info on zwfit insider (no affiliation). Not sure who runs that website but I check that out too. Lots of good...
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