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05-26-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,109
Posted By morfeeis

every time i look at my bike my HR jumps to 130...

every time i look at my bike my HR jumps to 130 and above, my average HR is about 154 and i have seen it hit as high as 192 when i am getting into it. but on most rides i'll top out at 180-185. but...
05-19-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,856
Posted By morfeeis

as was stated above, just make sure you stay at a...

as was stated above, just make sure you stay at a lower pace than you normally world, make sure you fuel and make sure you hydrate.
05-19-17, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,010
Posted By morfeeis

as someone who made this mistake a year ago, DONT...

as someone who made this mistake a year ago, DONT BUY ANY OF THEM! search online and buy a higher end used bike for the same price, you will get a lot more for your money .
04-25-17, 11:01 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,359
Posted By morfeeis

the main reason that i want to get faster is to...

the main reason that i want to get faster is to keep up with the other cyclist around my area. i ride at about 13.7-14.2 MPH range and most guys just zip right past me. if i were faster i could keep...
Forum: Touring
04-13-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By morfeeis

that sounds epic, good luck to you...

that sounds epic, good luck to you...
04-11-17, 09:13 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,252
Posted By morfeeis

I have started to use "passing on your left" this...

I have started to use "passing on your left" this more clearly states what i am doing and isn't as "inside baseball" as "on your left".
04-11-17, 09:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,986
Posted By morfeeis

I'll second the Cateye support, i had one for a...

I'll second the Cateye support, i had one for a while and it was awesome. i "upgraded" to a more expensive one and miss my cateye.
03-30-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,281
Posted By morfeeis

anyone know what the Merit Comp cost with the...

anyone know what the Merit Comp cost with the corp discount? i tried using the one above to get an idea and it didn't take it. i might bite depending on the discount....
03-28-17, 11:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,011
Posted By morfeeis

i'm still new so that may be why; but i have...

i'm still new so that may be why; but i have never seen or heard of something like that. that is a very cool idea.
03-28-17, 11:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,011
Posted By morfeeis

I Must see this bike! an MTB with aero bars...

I Must see this bike! an MTB with aero bars sounds freaking awesome!
03-24-17, 03:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,770
Posted By morfeeis

2 full kits, (bibs and matching jersey) 1 bib...

2 full kits, (bibs and matching jersey) 1 bib shorts and random jersey and one set of long sleeve jersey and long pants that go under bib shorts. I need more as i end up washing every week...
03-23-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,961
Posted By morfeeis

I hate how these sort of topics turn into...

I hate how these sort of topics turn into attacking the OP. no one should move your personal property unless they ask your permission first. it is an office setting and adults should know better....
03-23-17, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,436
Posted By morfeeis

Vitus Bikes Zenium VR Disc Road Bike 2016 | Chain...

Vitus Bikes Zenium VR Disc Road Bike 2016 | Chain Reaction Cycles (http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/vitus-bikes-zenium-vr-disc-road-bike-2016/rp-prod135401)

That looks like a smoking hot...
Replies: 21
Views: 6,310
Posted By morfeeis

As someone with 20/200 ( might be worse at this...

As someone with 20/200 ( might be worse at this point but who knows), all you can so is follow the traffic laws and watch out for yourself as best you can. i do not , DO NOT USE THE TURNING LANES!...
03-22-17, 01:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,816
Posted By morfeeis

funny that sounds like my first fall too. i was...

funny that sounds like my first fall too. i was pulling up to a light and leaned left but unclipped my right foot. i was half way to the ground before my brain understood why i was falling.
...
03-22-17, 12:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,436
Posted By morfeeis

here is your requested bike a cannondale synapse...

here is your requested bike a cannondale synapse with sora 9 speed with an alloy frame and carbon fork for $615. REI link (https://www.rei.com/product/892484/cannondale-synapse-alloy-7-bike-2016)
...
03-17-17, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By morfeeis

Thanks guys...

Thanks guys...
03-17-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By morfeeis

OK, that makes sense, thanks for the info. so...

OK, that makes sense, thanks for the info. so they may have packed the hub with too much grease thus not allowing the ratchet mechanism to move freely? could this cause a problem for the hub or is a...
03-17-17, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By morfeeis

My wife is going to kill me...

My wife is going to kill me...
03-17-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By morfeeis

Rear wheel no long clicks?

I have a set of Easton EA90 SLX and after i had the bearings replaced by the local shop my wheel no longer clicks when free spinning. i was told it's normal but i miss the click, will this have any...
03-16-17, 12:05 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,557
Posted By morfeeis

Because he is a super informative guy with a...

Because he is a super informative guy with a great channel and THATíS WHERE I FOUND THE VIDEO :)Ö
03-16-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,557
Posted By morfeeis

So i guess that i should add that the point of...

So i guess that i should add that the point of this thread was not to say that carbon wheels are some super dangerous item or that they are inferior to alloy wheels. But to start a conversation about...
03-14-17, 10:59 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,557
Posted By morfeeis

Carbon wheel failure

https://youtu.be/6rraDhZTDog

Just saw this video of a carbon wheel disintegrating upon contact with the road. Well this is a one-in-a-million situation I thought it was interesting given the more...
03-09-17, 02:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,007
Posted By morfeeis

don't buy white peddles, they only look good for...

don't buy white peddles, they only look good for two weeks, after that it a battle to see how quick you can trash them in order to buy new ones (like bar tape).

Just have fun ....
02-24-17, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By morfeeis

The end of the deadly disc debate

This is a cross post from r.cc, but i thought I'd share it here too

https://youtu.be/Wci05Ayn7CI

To me this video proves that the spokes are no more dangerous than the disc on a bike. When that...
02-14-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By morfeeis

That was my first thought...

That was my first thought...
01-09-17, 09:19 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,212
Posted By morfeeis

Sort of like a gateway drug? Walmart got me to...

Sort of like a gateway drug? Walmart got me to buy a cheap'O bike and next thing i knew i was on a cannondale synapse doing a century...
01-04-17, 06:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,384
Posted By morfeeis

I wish it was more spontaneous, but this one is...

I wish it was more spontaneous, but this one is fully planned out. One day I'll get to that kind of ride (i hope)..
01-04-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,384
Posted By morfeeis

Hell, i don't know. Fish just sounds healthy and...

Hell, i don't know. Fish just sounds healthy and healthy crap is what i thought i wanted. I'd rather have a nice primerib and a Guinness but that just didn't sound right...
01-04-17, 05:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,384
Posted By morfeeis

I'm doing this a bit ahead of schedule, i started...

I'm doing this a bit ahead of schedule, i started cycling in at the end of May and said i wanted to complete my first century within a year. One came up and i had 4 weeks to "train" so i said screw...
01-04-17, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,384
Posted By morfeeis

Ever, i think it will take for ever. It took me ...

Ever, i think it will take for ever. It took me almost 5 hours to do 70, so I'm thinking 6.5 minimum. I avg 14-15 on the flats...
01-04-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,384
Posted By morfeeis

Thanks guys a lot of great information here...

Thanks guys a lot of great information here (especially about the electrolyte loading not being a real thing). The ride is a supported event Link to event (http://www.pmbcaz.org/casagrande.html) and...
01-04-17, 11:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,384
Posted By morfeeis

doing my first century on Sunday

I am doing my first full century this weekend and want to make sure i have done everything i need to and would love any extra tips. I have ridden a 70 mile solo run with a crap load of elevation...
12-21-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 117,168
Posted By morfeeis

I sure know that feeling, I'd love to hit at...

I sure know that feeling, I'd love to hit at least 17-19 avg mph.
12-21-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 117,168
Posted By morfeeis

https://www.relive.cc/view/807465278 Did my...

https://www.relive.cc/view/807465278

Did my first 70 mile ride yesterday, high winds almost got me to turn back after 10 miles. I have a century (my first) in 3 weeks, i am now confident i will...
12-02-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,278
Posted By morfeeis

I always pass on the left and seeing as though if...

I always pass on the left and seeing as though if they are spooked they could push me out into traffic, I feel as though it is very prudent on my end to announce that I am passing. I also don't like...
12-02-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,129
Posted By morfeeis

Same here, I thought I could do it, but anytime...

Same here, I thought I could do it, but anytime it's under 60 I don't want to go outside let alone bike...
11-30-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,874
Posted By morfeeis

i'm trying to reach 2k for my first year (started...

i'm trying to reach 2k for my first year (started in June), next year i want to hit 3K.
11-28-16, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By morfeeis

Three hours is a monster ride on the turbo, after...

Three hours is a monster ride on the turbo, after 1.5 hours my ass calls off the ride. Might be because i dont get out of the saddle much on the turbo...
11-28-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By morfeeis

I try to get on the turbo about twice a week, I...

I try to get on the turbo about twice a week, I still Ride 3 times a week but I try to do interval training on the turbo due to the cold. I ride about 40 minutes to an hour on the trainer but it is a...
11-26-16, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,930
Posted By morfeeis

https://static.evanscycles.com/production/bikes/ro...

https://static.evanscycles.com/production/bikes/road-bikes/product-image/969-638/cannondale-caad12-dura-ace-disc-2017-road-bike-purple-EV280306-4000-1.jpg

Not something I would buy for me at all.
11-25-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,938
Posted By morfeeis

Must have forgot to respond. Okay, so I was...

Must have forgot to respond.

Okay, so I was able to get up to about 90/95 RPMs on the turbo without bouncing anymore. I accomplished this by focusing on small circles and pulling up. Once I was on...
11-20-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,938
Posted By morfeeis

Thanks all! My next ride is Tuesday so I'll...

Thanks all!

My next ride is Tuesday so I'll try to take baby steps and see if i can keep moving the RPM up. I'll also try the smooth circle trick and pull up while pushing down.

Looks like i...
11-20-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By morfeeis

Now you're talking!!!

Now you're talking!!!
11-20-16, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,938
Posted By morfeeis

Bouncing when at higher cadence

Is it normal to bounce in the saddle when at higher cadence? Ive been trying to increase my cadence at lower speeds and anytime i get up to about 90 rpm or higher i start bouncing. My normal rpm is...
11-17-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,900
Posted By morfeeis

Man would i love a 49/16 on some of my climbs....

Man would i love a 49/16 on some of my climbs. But yes that 16 might be holding you back. I've hit 40 for all of .000000620004 seconds on a 12/32 with a tail wind. I new and dont know crap but i...
11-11-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,644
Posted By morfeeis

Sora will do you just fine, ive ridden Red,...

Sora will do you just fine, ive ridden Red, ultegra, and claris. After they are in tune and set up correctly you won't notice a real difference.

I dropped down from ultegra to claris and once i...
11-11-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,644
Posted By morfeeis

I disagree, as a beginning rider you won't really...

I disagree, as a beginning rider you won't really notice the difference all too much. Sora is completely acceptable at the beginning. let him get a taste for the cycling world and see how he likes...
10-25-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 117,168
Posted By morfeeis

Are you near Mesa Arizona? i keep hearing about...

Are you near Mesa Arizona? i keep hearing about this GM track that is near by that i, for the life of me, can't freaking find.

Anyway i got in a quick 24 today and my knee pain came back, so i'll...
10-22-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,161
Posted By morfeeis

This i will agree with in part. find a group; i...

This i will agree with in part. find a group; i find that i never ride as fast as i can for a sustained amount of time when i am on my own, but when i am with a group of riders who are just a bit...
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