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Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By bruce19

Very pretty and I love SRAM.

Very pretty and I love SRAM.
08-03-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 568
Posted By bruce19

IMO it's a group ride if you started out as a...

IMO it's a group ride if you started out as a group. If you find yourself off the back and fading it's called "getting dropped." My club's rides are "no drop" rides. If someone is getting dropped we...
08-02-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 568
Posted By bruce19

I'm not a fan of group rides that drop people.

I'm not a fan of group rides that drop people.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By bruce19

Those were pretty much my ht. and wt. playing...

Those were pretty much my ht. and wt. playing football in college. Now I'm down to 5'9". And, I also wear L bibs and XL jersey. FWIW my chest is a 43" measured.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 760
Posted By bruce19

In my youth I have done descents at 50+ mph. I...

In my youth I have done descents at 50+ mph. I think my fastest was 53 mph. At age 74 with many years of bicycles and Ducatis under my belt, I have nothing left to prove to myself. But, if I was...
07-31-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,186
Posted By bruce19

That's exactly what I have. Just my personal...

That's exactly what I have. Just my personal opinion for the way I ride. Mounted on my Guru Sidero and CAAD 12. Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST which comes with Mavic Yksion tires at under $500 for a set.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By bruce19

How did the bike shop determine that a 55 was the...

How did the bike shop determine that a 55 was the right size?
07-28-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By bruce19

I'll speak to what I can. First they're both 105...

I'll speak to what I can. First they're both 105 and IMO that's good. The Mavic wheels are excellent. I used them for at least 6 yrs before I went to Mavic UST. Bulletproof and fairly light for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,170
Posted By bruce19

All good.

All good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,170
Posted By bruce19

You know I was being sarcastic, right?

You know I was being sarcastic, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By bruce19

I have been cycling for about 40 yrs. I've worn...

I have been cycling for about 40 yrs. I've worn everything from PI to Capo to Castelli...and the list goes on. I never considered Assos because of the price. About 5 yrs ago I saw a killer deal on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,170
Posted By bruce19

It was always a hoax. :)

It was always a hoax. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By bruce19

I had these glasses. I got them at a very...

I had these glasses. I got them at a very discounted price. I ended up giving them to a friend. I kept losing contact lenses (2 actually) thanks to the wind getting into my eyes. It may just be a bad...
07-27-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 831
Posted By bruce19

Or just bi-cyclists.

Or just bi-cyclists.
07-27-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,723
Posted By bruce19

That's when I get in the most trouble.

That's when I get in the most trouble.
07-26-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,723
Posted By bruce19

Probably a fossil like me.

Probably a fossil like me.
07-26-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 831
Posted By bruce19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9mzy4lg2A0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9mzy4lg2A0
07-26-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,723
Posted By bruce19

Someone with 4 bikes is AKA an underachiever.

Someone with 4 bikes is AKA an underachiever.
07-26-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 831
Posted By bruce19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlz52XW6CMM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlz52XW6CMM
07-26-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 564
Posted By bruce19

I'm doing this from my desk top. Works like a...

I'm doing this from my desk top. Works like a charm.
07-26-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,039
Posted By bruce19

Caveat: I have not read all the responses. I am...

Caveat: I have not read all the responses. I am assuming you mean "winding" rather than roads hit by wind. It would also be helpful to know whether you take a proper line, aka: the racer's line, when...
07-26-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 674
Posted By bruce19

Back in the late '80's I had bottles and cages...

Back in the late '80's I had bottles and cages similar to what you mentioned. They were Campy kit. I made the mistake of selling the bike (MAZA Prestige) and let the cages/bottles go with them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,170
Posted By bruce19

Apparently, it's Russians. ...

Apparently, it's Russians.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By bruce19

One mistake.....you didn't go to BF mid-ride and...

One mistake.....you didn't go to BF mid-ride and ask for advice.
07-24-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By bruce19

I posted this 2 days ago. It's in Road Cycling. ...

I posted this 2 days ago. It's in Road Cycling.

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1208321-what-going-garmin-connect.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,170
Posted By bruce19

Perfect. Thanks.

Perfect. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,170
Posted By bruce19

Thank you. Can I upload directly to Strava?

Thank you. Can I upload directly to Strava?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,170
Posted By bruce19

Not sure what you mean. Is the site down or am I...

Not sure what you mean. Is the site down or am I being extorted?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,170
Posted By bruce19

What is going on with Garmin Connect?

When I tried to upload data at about 8 am, I got a message saying they were off-line. Same message at 6 30. So, I can't send my ride data to Strava. Anyone know what's going on?
07-23-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By bruce19

Recover harder? I think you have to try hard not...

Recover harder? I think you have to try hard not to try. .
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By bruce19

I'm just a a normal schmuck, well nearly normal....

I'm just a a normal schmuck, well nearly normal. But, when I rolled into a Porsche dealership on my Ducati I got lots of service.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 711
Posted By bruce19

I've had that double flat experience. Hit a pot...

I've had that double flat experience. Hit a pot hole at speed. Fortunately I was carrying a tube and was with my GF and others so there were more tubes available. Patching tubes on the road is a crap...
07-23-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,339
Posted By bruce19

Mavic UST and other tubeless are just not the...

Mavic UST and other tubeless are just not the same. I've been running 2 sets of Mavic for over a year and not one flat or problem in any way. If anyone is having a problem with Mavic UST I'd like to...
07-23-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,620
Posted By bruce19

The only "insight" I can offer is this.....Last...

The only "insight" I can offer is this.....Last June I bought a CAAD12 w/105. Pretty shortly fitted it with Mavic USTs and it is absolutely amazing. I love this bike. And, it cost me $1350 new from...
07-23-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 862
Posted By bruce19

A Panasonic DX 2000 was my first proper road bike.

A Panasonic DX 2000 was my first proper road bike.
07-23-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,910
Posted By bruce19

Guru is also gone but Indy Fab exists, no? ...

Guru is also gone but Indy Fab exists, no?

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190512_072118_1d7867a258a88b6ebbebd655dcc133f946fda510.jpg
07-23-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,368
Posted By bruce19

Re: Mavic customer service....I've been running...

Re: Mavic customer service....I've been running Mavic clinchers and USTs for about 15 years and never needed customer service. In fact, none of my wheels have ever needed to be trued. I hit a pot...
07-23-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,368
Posted By bruce19

OTOH, I did and am feeling pretty lucky right...

OTOH, I did and am feeling pretty lucky right now. I bought two sets of the Ksyrium Elite USTs with Yksion tires and they have been superlative.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By bruce19

For me, after 35 yrs of experimentation, it's...

For me, after 35 yrs of experimentation, it's Assos. It may be different for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By bruce19

I've done the sitting on a pad thing. I've had a...

I've done the sitting on a pad thing. I've had a pro fit with the electronic/digital saddle device. Both said I should ride a 143 wide saddle. However, after much trial and error, not to mention...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By bruce19

About 5 yrs ago I "discovered" Assos. Their kit...

About 5 yrs ago I "discovered" Assos. Their kit fits me perfectly and is high quality. I'm a total fan now. I have nothing bad to say about Rapha. Actually I have nothing at all to say. Buy what...
07-23-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,606
Posted By bruce19

It's absolutely bicycle related.

It's absolutely bicycle related.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By bruce19

I bought a CAAD 12 w/105 about a year ago. An...

I bought a CAAD 12 w/105 about a year ago. An absolutely incredible bike. If the choice is between a CF bike with 105 or a CAAD with Ultegra, I will take the CAAD every time.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By bruce19

All my gear is Assos, Accumulated over about 6...

All my gear is Assos, Accumulated over about 6 years. Absolutely the best kit I've ever owned. I generally use chamois cream but I've ridden without it with no ill effects.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By bruce19

I've ridden in a few places but not a lot. The...

I've ridden in a few places but not a lot. The place that jumps out is Puerto Rico. Not only were people incredibly patient but a wedding party actually rode up next to us and the Bride and Groom...
07-20-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By bruce19

The idea of "collections" as opposed to model...

The idea of "collections" as opposed to model years makes sense to me.
Forum: Introductions
07-20-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By bruce19

Where in NJ?

Where in NJ?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By bruce19

I was a college athlete. Football (QB) and...

I was a college athlete. Football (QB) and baseball (SS). When I was done my body was pretty beaten. Couldn't run too far anymore. Eventually got into cycling and it is my only fitness these day. It...
07-18-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By bruce19

Take a break. Lose your computer. Go for an easy...

Take a break. Lose your computer. Go for an easy ride and check out the scenery.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,106
Posted By bruce19

My only experience is with my Colnago World Cup...

My only experience is with my Colnago World Cup CX. I've put 28 mm "gravel tires" on it and can use it on the road. It is about 5 lbs heavier than my CAAD 12 (22 lbs vs. 17 lbs) and the gearing is...
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