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01-03-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 648
Posted By GAtkins

They are slipperier than dog snot! Does Shimano...

They are slipperier than dog snot! Does Shimano make a road pedal with clips on both sides. I know some mountain pedals have them, but do any road pedals have them?

Thanks.

Glenn
12-31-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,219
Posted By GAtkins

Many thanks for the great ideas and support. ...

Many thanks for the great ideas and support. Also, congrats to you all making progress on the weight issue. I've fought that demon for a long time.

Many of these ideas I've given some thought...
12-29-19, 11:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,702
Posted By GAtkins

1) Ride at least 3,000 miles. 2) Lose at least...

1) Ride at least 3,000 miles.
2) Lose at least 60 pounds.
3) Stay off the pavement.

Glenn
12-29-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,219
Posted By GAtkins

Thanks for the kind comment, much appreciated. ...

Thanks for the kind comment, much appreciated. Actually I have been thinking about getting a trainer and Zwift or something similar. I've got the room in the garage for it and it would be an ideal...
12-29-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,219
Posted By GAtkins

The Hardest Part For Me Is Getting Out The Garage Door

I'm a clyde. 56yoa, 280lbs, down from 340lbs in July. Today it was approx. 40F with a 14mph wind. I did 32 miles today. I've done 1,250 miles since mid July, after having been off the bike for 10...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,570
Posted By GAtkins

Just thinking about climbing Mt. Evans in any...

Just thinking about climbing Mt. Evans in any gear, at any cadence, at any speed, at any gradient gives me visions of a stroke. I'm a 56 year old clyde but getting better every day. You guys are...
12-14-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By GAtkins

cyccommute Thank you. I had seen that gear...

cyccommute Thank you. I had seen that gear calculator before, and I'm still trying to wrap my head around what I'm looking at on that site, and others, particularly as it relates to the 17 gear steps...
12-14-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By GAtkins

Topographical Contour Maps

I don't know if you guys have seen this, or something like it or not, but I thought it was really cool.

https://contours.axismaps.com (https://contours.axismaps.com/#9/19.6801/-155.5132)

Edit: ...
12-14-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,641
Posted By GAtkins

o/t But if you don't already know what has/is...

o/t But if you don't already know what has/is causing your polyneuropathy, have your vitamin B12 levels checked.

Glenn
12-13-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By GAtkins

Thanks to all who responded. Much appreciated. ...

Thanks to all who responded. Much appreciated. I thought I was correct, but wanted to make sure.

I currently have a bike with a triple (yeah, I know :)) on the front at 30-40-50 and a 12-27 on...
12-12-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By GAtkins

Trying To Understand Gear Ratios

All else being equal, are lower gear ratios easier to climb versus higher gear ratios?

Suppose I have two bikes set up as follows:

Bike 1
Cog/Cassette 30/27
Gear ratio = 1.1111
Roll out =...
12-11-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By GAtkins

I received it once today as well. Glenn

I received it once today as well.

Glenn
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,057
Posted By GAtkins

What didn't you like about it? Spongy, too soft? ...

What didn't you like about it? Spongy, too soft?

But you did like the IsoSpeed on the Trek OK? Is it better than the future shock system?

Thanks.

Glenn
11-30-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By GAtkins

Garmin. Glenn

Garmin.

Glenn
11-30-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By GAtkins

I just got the 1030 and really like it a lot. ...

I just got the 1030 and really like it a lot.

Glenn
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,057
Posted By GAtkins

Great to hear. What specifically did you like...

Great to hear. What specifically did you like about it versus the Roubaix? Thanks.

Glenn
11-27-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By GAtkins

No, I didn't know that, but I'll check it out. ...

No, I didn't know that, but I'll check it out. Thank you.

Glenn
11-22-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By GAtkins

Thank you both. SteveB Love your signature...

Thank you both.
SteveB Love your signature but sometimes it seems like the climbs too will never end. Sometimes it feels like the wind is coming from every direction.

Thanks again.

Glenn
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By GAtkins

Try shimming your cleats by 1 or 2 degrees. ...

Try shimming your cleats by 1 or 2 degrees. Worked for me.

https://www.bikefit.com/c-1-cleat-wedges.aspx

No affiliation.

Glenn
11-22-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By GAtkins

OK, I'm and idiot. How and where do I connect the tether on a Garmin 1030?

All,

Title says it all I think. How and where do I attach the tether on the Garmin 1030? There seems to be only one place but I want to be sure.

The only place seems to be the small hole...
11-20-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,524
Posted By GAtkins

Annoying. Glenn

Annoying.

Glenn
11-15-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,179
Posted By GAtkins

Mid 50s in the middle of the day. I'm a clyde...

Mid 50s in the middle of the day. I'm a clyde and 56yoa. Back on the bike in July after a 10 year hiatus.

Glenn
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,180
Posted By GAtkins

Those are exactly the ones I use, I think from an...

Those are exactly the ones I use, I think from an earlier post in which you recommended them.

I my particular case with the little toe issue, the main fix was the 2 degree shim.

Glenn
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,180
Posted By GAtkins

I had a great deal of pain in the little toes of...

I had a great deal of pain in the little toes of my left foot. May not be directly related to your situation, but here's what I did.
1) moved the cleat all the way rearward.
2) positioned the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,127
Posted By GAtkins

How can I tell the difference between 1.5 and 2.0...

How can I tell the difference between 1.5 and 2.0 just by looking? Thanks.

Glenn
11-09-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By GAtkins

Couple of weeks ago went out at 37f, 25 miles,...

Couple of weeks ago went out at 37f, 25 miles, and back at 45f, not much wind and sunny. 3 layers and tights, but I was able to use my fingerless gloves. Not bad. It helped with my attitude that...
11-06-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,763
Posted By GAtkins

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/ No...

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/

No affiliation.

Glenn
11-03-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,543
Posted By GAtkins

Not to high jack the thread further, but...

Not to high jack the thread further, but sometimes non-diabetic neuropathy can be caused by a Vitamin B12 deficiency. I know - I've got it. Many sympathies to you guys.

Glenn
10-10-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By GAtkins

Thank you.

Thank you.
10-10-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By GAtkins

Does it matter which Mr. Zoggs? Thanks. ...

Does it matter which Mr. Zoggs? Thanks.

Glenn
10-10-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By GAtkins

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/
09-29-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,309
Posted By GAtkins

Have them check your platelet count. G.

Have them check your platelet count.

G.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-09, 10:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,814
Posted By GAtkins

Get the triple, who cares?

Get the triple, who cares?
10-28-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By GAtkins

that's my fear - buyer's remorse. Thanks ...

that's my fear - buyer's remorse.

Thanks

Glenn
10-28-09, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By GAtkins

Any Idea When the Garmin 705 Will Be Replaced?

Anybody hear any rumors on this? What is their normal new model cycle, or is there one?

Thanks in advance for any thoughts.

Glenn
10-24-09, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By GAtkins

This ...

This

http://www.muscleandstrength.com/workouts/dougs-4-day-split-workout.html

But start with a beginner exercise from that site if you have not lifted before.

Glenn
10-15-09, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By GAtkins

great, thanks. Glenn

great, thanks.

Glenn
10-15-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By GAtkins

Is The Garmin Edge 705 Suitable For Walking?

Did some research, but still not clear on the question.

Is the Garmin Edge 705 suitable for tracking walking as an exercise activity in addition to cycling?

What is the lowest speed it will...
10-14-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By GAtkins

move more, eatless and www.fitday.com no...

move more, eatless and
www.fitday.com

no affiliation, etc.

glenn
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-09, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By GAtkins

my fitter installed some for me. much better...

my fitter installed some for me. much better pedal stroke now.

Glenn
10-08-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By GAtkins

those are not Clyde sizes to me! Glenn

those are not Clyde sizes to me!

Glenn
09-28-09, 06:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,344
Posted By GAtkins

you know, i'm not sure, i haven't looked at the...

you know, i'm not sure, i haven't looked at the daily plate.

Glenn
09-24-09, 06:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,344
Posted By GAtkins

I am 6'4", 253 lbs and my BMR is 3,557. ...

I am 6'4", 253 lbs and my BMR is 3,557.

Since May 10. 2009 I have averaged 1,446 calories per day in the ratio of 24% protein, 37% carbs, and 36% fat, which is no doubt high on the fat side and...
09-24-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,344
Posted By GAtkins

I use this to track my diet ...

I use this to track my diet

http://www.fitday.com/

and this to figure my Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)

http://www.muscleandstrength.com/tools/bmr-and-daily-calorie-calculator.html

Subtract...
09-24-09, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By GAtkins

I started walking, weight lifting and dieting in...

I started walking, weight lifting and dieting in May of 2009. I began biking seriously in June 2009.

I began at age 46 and 294 pounds. Since that time I have walked probably 150 miles and I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By GAtkins

I am slightly taller than you with a slightly...

I am slightly taller than you with a slightly longer cycling inseam and I ride a 61cm Allez.

I rode the 58cm and it felt too top heavy for my height.

I need a slightly shorter stem on the 61cm,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-09, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By GAtkins

get some pipe insulation with precut slits of the...

get some pipe insulation with precut slits of the appropriate size from the local blue or orange big box.

Glenn
09-01-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By GAtkins

They are big on cardio on that site, but mostly...

They are big on cardio on that site, but mostly the LIT variety which is supposedly best for specific fat related weight loss and muscle preservation.

I am doing both weights and cardio...
09-01-09, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By GAtkins

go here: www.muscleandstrength.com Glenn

go here:

www.muscleandstrength.com

Glenn
08-27-09, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By GAtkins

thanks much

thanks much
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