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04-13-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 511,153
Posted By SayWatt

Kinda disappointed in the 2020 fx-3 disc so far. ...

Kinda disappointed in the 2020 fx-3 disc so far. The bike is ultra comfortable and rides nice, but I’m not mechanically inclined and it’s just constantly needed to go to the shop. I’ve had to take...
04-05-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By SayWatt

If your confident it’s a muscle issue, get a...

If your confident it’s a muscle issue, get a balance disc from a sporting goods store or amazon, and do exercises to strengthen them. if it’s currently an option for you could also go to a sports...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,086
Posted By SayWatt

haha, as a hybrid rider that has passed my share...

haha, as a hybrid rider that has passed my share of road bikes Iíve meet this guy frequently.

mime is Iím not 100% in good shape yet and huff and puff some on the bike. I make an effort to breath...
04-05-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By SayWatt

+1 on you need a new shop. I have the same bike...

+1 on you need a new shop. I have the same bike and it never made the sound your referring to.
04-02-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By SayWatt

I have the Asher led rechargeable rear light and...

I have the Asher led rechargeable rear light and EIIOPRO front light both from available on Amazon.
03-31-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,493
Posted By SayWatt

The general public is most definitely not taking...

The general public is most definitely not taking it seriously where I live. I fear soon the Houston area will be in a similar situation to what New York is experiencing soon. I wish individual...
03-29-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By SayWatt

+1 to use google to find local shops. Giving...

+1 to use google to find local shops. Giving them a call before going would be a good idea in these times. As far as bikes I would suggest trying something like a trek ds-2 that can be ridden...
03-28-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,345
Posted By SayWatt

water in one bottle and water with a bit of...

water in one bottle and water with a bit of Gatorade mix in the other.
03-28-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,897
Posted By SayWatt

IMO it’s best to just ride solo or just with...

IMO it’s best to just ride solo or just with members of your household for the time being.
03-27-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By SayWatt

I own a 2020 Trek fx-3. It has plenty gearing...

I own a 2020 Trek fx-3. It has plenty gearing for attacking hills, in fact after the cassette needed replacement I actually replaced it with one with a shorter range(I don’t remember the exact...
03-26-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By SayWatt

Both bike shops I use are open. Harris...

Both bike shops I use are open. Harris county(Houston) shelter in place recognizes bike shops as an essential business. And the one in a Brazoria county(Pearland) said they were confident they...
03-17-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 28,857
Posted By SayWatt

My Local hike and bike trial has become a social...

My Local hike and bike trial has become a social gathering(or whatever the opposite of social distancing would be callled) spot now lol, before this pandemic social distancing was easy on it. Will...
02-07-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,193
Posted By SayWatt

If you get the fx 3, I would lean toward the...

If you get the fx 3, I would lean toward the large at your size as I’m 5’8 and 30” inseam and the medium fit me just a bit better than the large.
02-01-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,751
Posted By SayWatt

I would go to court and plead not guilty. In my...

I would go to court and plead not guilty. In my limited experience with tickets it’s always worked in my favor to do so. Spengler reread his post lol.
01-31-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,365
Posted By SayWatt

The generic Acadamy hiking socks are good for...

The generic Acadamy hiking socks are good for cycling imo. I have no idea about bambo or cycling specific socks.
01-30-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,235
Posted By SayWatt

Go test ride those bikes. While your at the shop...

Go test ride those bikes. While your at the shop test ride some more if you want to. If any shop give you a problem with providing pedals or time to test ride don’t spend your money at that shop. ...
01-27-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,255
Posted By SayWatt

100% agree with the red text in the opening post....

100% agree with the red text in the opening post. It is the passers responsibility to announce him/ herself and it is the person being passed responsibility to be able to hear and react...
01-26-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,675
Posted By SayWatt

Don’t think I’ve ever thought about it or used...

Don’t think I’ve ever thought about it or used either word verbally. I just say bike. If a distinction needs to be made I will say motorbike sport bike mountain bike etc
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,050
Posted By SayWatt

40/22/15 I typically ride 20 miles or so 4-5...

40/22/15
I typically ride 20 miles or so 4-5 days a week for exercise, and one long(for me) ride of about 35-40 miles
01-22-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,595
Posted By SayWatt

I did a short test ride on an fx-2 before I...

I did a short test ride on an fx-2 before I bought my fx-3. The fx3 most definitely handled significantly better on the test rides. I also liked the gearing of the fx3 better. That said there both...
01-22-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,348
Posted By SayWatt

Just experiment and see. Ride a route your...

Just experiment and see. Ride a route your familiar with at say 100 psi and if it feels better than what it did at 70 psi adjust higher for next time or if it is worse adjust lower till your find a...
01-18-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By SayWatt

I would suggest looking at garmins watches(unless...

I would suggest looking at garmins watches(unless you need the bigger screen for navigation). I have a fenIx 5 and am very pleased with it. As the previous poster said the garmin device will upload...
01-17-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,430
Posted By SayWatt

This is what google says. I Have no idea if it’s...

This is what google says. I Have no idea if it’s accurate.
“Calculate the wind chill using the National Weather Service's new formula. Multiply the temperature by 0.6215 and then add 35.74....
01-14-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 511,153
Posted By SayWatt

Appreciate the info hokiefyd

Appreciate the info hokiefyd
01-14-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 511,153
Posted By SayWatt

I am looking to purchase a set of fenders for a...

I am looking to purchase a set of fenders for a Fx-3 disc. Does anyone know if there’s any other options to consider or are the bontrager ncs fenders basically the best and or only option?
11-18-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,060
Posted By SayWatt

Your body’s natural instinct is to protect your...

Your body’s natural instinct is to protect your head by extending your arms. Keep this in mind as you land and keep your elbow bent and cushion the impact to the ground to prevent a collar bone...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,914
Posted By SayWatt

sorry this happened to you. Definitely don’t...

sorry this happened to you. Definitely don’t take the first offer.
11-01-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,760
Posted By SayWatt

Flashing head and tail lights are a good option...

Flashing head and tail lights are a good option to make yourself more visible. If an intersection is to dangerous to cross from the right hand side of the lane taking the lane before you reach the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,969
Posted By SayWatt

I use the free version. I don’t really really...

I use the free version. I don’t really really care about the social or competitive aspects of it, just see it as a simple way to keep track of hours and miles ridden.
10-31-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,522
Posted By SayWatt

Not advocating for e bikes on hike and bike...

Not advocating for e bikes on hike and bike trails, but i would gladly prefer them than these guys.... or at least force the each e bikers to teach one or two of them there left from right to gain...
Forum: Introductions
10-21-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By SayWatt

Hello, from Texas

Hi from Pearland, Tx. I have a 2005 Trek 4500 that I use mostly for transportation, and a 2020 Trek FX 3 that I got recently after I started riding for fitness and wanted a bike that was more...
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