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09-15-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 596
Posted By Mmassey338

I’ve had tennis elbow several times over the...

I’ve had tennis elbow several times over the years and found the best way to treat it was compression bands, and the best bands are sold at bowling alley pro shops. They are nylon or polyester, but...
09-07-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By Mmassey338

Power meter is an accurate measure of output, not...

Power meter is an accurate measure of output, not of calories burned.
Depending on who you believe, the human body is somewhere between 15% to 30% efficient.
09-07-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Mmassey338

Brooks saddles have no weight limit per their...

Brooks saddles have no weight limit per their website:

There are no definitive (or published) weight limits for a Brooks Saddles; There are other factors to be considered, such as the riding style...
09-04-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Mmassey338

Outstanding! I did my first(and only so far)...

Outstanding! I did my first(and only so far) century in March and it was less than 20% of the elevation gain you had. Kudos to you and keep going!
07-29-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,355
Posted By Mmassey338

I wear these too, and they work great, but I am...

I wear these too, and they work great, but I am skeptical of the spf30 claim, as clothing is supposed to be rated upf and sunscreen is rated spf.
07-28-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,442
Posted By Mmassey338

Kerosene and diesel are great cleaners, but leave...

Kerosene and diesel are great cleaners, but leave an oily residue.
07-28-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Mmassey338

I have an Aerotech jacket with a “backwards”...

I have an Aerotech jacket with a “backwards” zipper and I dislike it. I have 4 of their jerseys and they’re all on the right side.
07-28-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,072
Posted By Mmassey338

When I read this: “I'm looking to get a more...

When I read this: “I'm looking to get a more upright-position road bike, with drop bars, and I wanted to know what the opinions out there on the most comfortable 32C tire capable bike is.” my first...
07-28-19, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mmassey338

Great example of how we can have a positive...

Great example of how we can have a positive impact on those around us!
Thanks for sharing.
07-24-19, 03:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,338
Posted By Mmassey338

You’re doing great! Keep it up. A good ride...

You’re doing great! Keep it up.
A good ride is on a bike
A bad ride is on a stretcher
A really bad ride is in a bag on a stretcher
07-24-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,661
Posted By Mmassey338

Congratulations! Don’t quit and don’t look back.

Congratulations! Don’t quit and don’t look back.
06-01-19, 03:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,536
Posted By Mmassey338

I had bilateral inguinal hernia surgery 4/10/19...

I had bilateral inguinal hernia surgery 4/10/19 and carpal tunnel 4/5/19. I was back on bike 4/20, and 100% by 4/30.
05-28-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,690
Posted By Mmassey338

You are probably right about the size for the...

You are probably right about the size for the Domane, and I think youd like the 38s on your Diverge. I almost bought one.
05-27-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,690
Posted By Mmassey338

I’m 220# and love my Panaracer Gravel Kings in...

I’m 220# and love my Panaracer Gravel Kings in 38mm. I inflate to about 70 psi and they are comfortable and fast enough. Did a century in March and I won’t even think of trying another tire.
05-01-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,282
Posted By Mmassey338

I have a pair from Aerotech and they work well. I...

I have a pair from Aerotech and they work well. I think they were under $30
I am 6’6” and they’re long enough, if that matters.
03-31-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By Mmassey338

Congratulations! Practice a lot away from cars...

Congratulations! Practice a lot away from cars before riding in traffic. Have fun!
03-29-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By Mmassey338

Sorry, I didn’t see the question about bike type....

Sorry, I didn’t see the question about bike type. I have a gravel bike - relaxed geometry, drop bars.
The damp rag will speed up break in tremendously. Have fun!
03-29-19, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,471
Posted By Mmassey338

Congratulations on new bike and weight loss!

Congratulations on new bike and weight loss!
03-28-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By Mmassey338

Standard. I think the Imperial might spread.

Standard. I think the Imperial might spread.
03-28-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By Mmassey338

I am about the same weight, and love my B17. The...

I am about the same weight, and love my B17. The best advice I’ve seen on breaking in: Brooks Pro (http://www.billbostoncycles.com/brooks_pro.htm)
I have not sanded down and dyed mine, but the rest...
Forum: Southeast
03-21-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Mmassey338

There is also a recumbent bike shop about 7 miles...

There is also a recumbent bike shop about 7 miles south of Inverness in Floral City, and it is right on the trail. More wildlife on the south half (Floral City south to Owensboro), but the north has...
03-14-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By Mmassey338

First, congratulations and dont give up. ...

First, congratulations and dont give up.
Second, ignore anyone who tries to piss on your accomplishments. Youre on the right track
I wasnt as heavy as you( I was 290#) but Im much older(58)....
03-14-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,198
Posted By Mmassey338

I like Giro gel XXL. Not old school, but...

I like Giro gel XXL. Not old school, but comfortable.
02-24-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,191
Posted By Mmassey338

I'm almost there, but only because we have great...

I'm almost there, but only because we have great weather this time of year. Kudos to all who ride in cold or indoors, you are dedicated!
02/02/19 62.40
02/03/19 20.36
02/04/19 17.48
02/05/19...
02-17-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By Mmassey338

Not to pile on, but eat your veggies and fruit....

Not to pile on, but eat your veggies and fruit. Embrace the suck. You’ll begin to like them because you’ll begin to like how you feel and look.
I truly hope you get it figured out, and I hope you...
02-17-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By Mmassey338

Nice! I am constantly impressed by you folks in...

Nice! I am constantly impressed by you folks in cold climes who ride in the winter while I won’t ride if it’s below 40 F. Thanks for sharing the vid, I just got back from a ride and it’s 85 F...
02-12-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,562
Posted By Mmassey338

I recently mounted two Gravel King 700x38 tires...

I recently mounted two Gravel King 700x38 tires on Vision Team 30 wheels with no tools or lube. They went on very easily, and I’m not an expert. The rim tape is whatever came on the wheels.
ETA the...
02-11-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By Mmassey338

The bolts should come with the cleats.

The bolts should come with the cleats.
02-05-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,813
Posted By Mmassey338

Congratulations! Thank you for sharing and...

Congratulations! Thank you for sharing and encouraging all of us!
02-03-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By Mmassey338

I bought a replacement on Amazon for <$10 and so...

I bought a replacement on Amazon for <$10 and so far it works great. 46” chest
02-02-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,191
Posted By Mmassey338

Ok, I’m going out on a limb with 500.

Ok, I’m going out on a limb with 500.
02-02-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mmassey338

You can do it! And I think you made a great...

You can do it! And I think you made a great choice in going with a gravel bike (I did the same thing, so I’m biased). I started in July at 289#,and am now at 224#, and I know it can be done and you...
01-30-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,992
Posted By Mmassey338

Month goal: 500 miles 1/01/19 - 61.98 miles ...

Month goal: 500 miles
1/01/19 - 61.98 miles
1/02/19 - 14.16
1/03/19 - 14.02
1/05/19 - 34.14
1/06/19 - 18.97
1/08/19 - 18.38
1/09/19 - 20.02
1/12/19 - 81.07
1/14/19 - 14.03
01-30-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By Mmassey338

Irony

I have found only two companies that make jerseys for tall men, Aerotech and Hill Killer. So here I am at 66 tall with one jersey that has AERO in big letters on it, and another proclaiming...
01-29-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By Mmassey338

You’re looking at this all wrong. Eat the ice...

You’re looking at this all wrong. Eat the ice cream. It’s called resistance training.
01-23-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By Mmassey338

Wow, I had no idea it was that big. My wife and I...

Wow, I had no idea it was that big. My wife and I are signed up to do the 100, and its our first century ride.
We usually start at Ridge Manor and go north, and love the Withlacoochee trail!
01-13-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,992
Posted By Mmassey338

Month goal: 500 miles 1/01/19 - 61.98 miles ...

Month goal: 500 miles
1/01/19 - 61.98 miles
1/02/19 - 14.16
1/03/19 - 14.02
1/05/19 - 34.14
1/06/19 - 18.97
1/08/19 - 18.38
1/09/19 - 20.02
1/12/19 - 81.07
MTD - 262.74
01-01-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3,455
Views: 2,370,192
Posted By Mmassey338

Working at it

Hello all. Im Mike, Im 66 and 57 yrs old and in 7/18 I was 289# and bought a Fuji mountain bike from Performance for $499. I started riding 4x a week, short rides and slow speeds and eating...
12-31-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By Mmassey338

Dnfy

Call it dnfy - did not finish yet. Its not a dnf until you quit trying.
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