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08-08-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By brad0383

You can do a century. Go for it!

You can do a century. Go for it!
08-08-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,571
Posted By brad0383

I'm 6'3" 300ish and did a century ride by myself...

I'm 6'3" 300ish and did a century ride by myself today.

https://www.strava.com/activities/364464284
07-30-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,126
Posted By brad0383

I have a Felt Z5 and after a few hundred miles I...

I have a Felt Z5 and after a few hundred miles I had a creak develop in the bottom bracket area. I thought it was the BB30. I took it apart, cleaned, lubed and reassembled many times. It seemed to...
07-20-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,393
Posted By brad0383

I am 300+ and have about 3000 miles on my Felt Z5...

I am 300+ and have about 3000 miles on my Felt Z5 full carbon. ZERO issues. Just get a strong wheelset.
06-14-15, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By brad0383

I really enjoyed Trail Magic and the Art of Soft...

I really enjoyed Trail Magic and the Art of Soft Pedaling. It's about the Tour Divide.
http://www.amazon.com/Trail-Magic-Art-Soft-Pedaling-ebook/dp/B00NJQZ6GK
02-08-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By brad0383

That tire would be an improvement over a MTB tire...

That tire would be an improvement over a MTB tire for sure. If you want something quickly, head to your LBS and ask for there suggestion.
01-17-15, 09:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,462
Posted By brad0383

Looks like he got it done. We'll done "Sir" ...

Looks like he got it done. We'll done "Sir"

https://www.strava.com/activities/242497221
01-02-15, 09:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By brad0383

Ok, now that's funny! Nice work!

Ok, now that's funny! Nice work!
10-26-14, 06:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,462
Posted By brad0383

You are a braver man than I! After doing a...

You are a braver man than I! After doing a couple of those training sessions I can't imagine the pain and suffering doing 10 in row. But, the pride and sense of accomplishment not to mention the...
10-24-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By brad0383

I am heavier than the OP, there is no reason a...

I am heavier than the OP, there is no reason a properly tensioned 32h wheel would have any issues.
10-23-14, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By brad0383

This is a pretty common problem with what I am...

This is a pretty common problem with what I am assuming was a factory built wheel. I would suggest having a wheel builder at your LBS properly true and tension your wheel.
10-22-14, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,023
Posted By brad0383

I find that interval training is the best use of...

I find that interval training is the best use of an indoor trainer. Try this one.

http://youtu.be/zSFYRiqodvU
10-08-14, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,956
Posted By brad0383

Thanks for the replies. I will give it go as...

Thanks for the replies. I will give it go as soon as it's too cold to ride outside here in MN.
10-06-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,956
Posted By brad0383

Indoor trainer and carbon frame

I am wondering what other clydes have had for experience with using a carbon fiber frame bike on an indoor trainer. I have been using my aluminum hybrid on the trainer but I want to trade that bike...
08-25-14, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,415
Posted By brad0383

At 225 lbs you should have no problems. Just...

At 225 lbs you should have no problems. Just make sure to have your LBS true and properly tension the wheels.
08-17-14, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,932
Posted By brad0383

Congrats! Thanks for the motivation!

Congrats! Thanks for the motivation!
07-28-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By brad0383

I love my Edge 500. No complaints.

I love my Edge 500. No complaints.
07-23-14, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,252
Posted By brad0383

This is a bit of an old thread but thought I...

This is a bit of an old thread but thought I chime in. I bought a 2014 Z5 this spring. I have around 1000 miles on so far and absolutely love it, great bike. I rode quite a few bikes and shopped...
07-14-14, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,288
Posted By brad0383

Felt, Giant, Specialized, Trek, etc are all nice...

Felt, Giant, Specialized, Trek, etc are all nice bikes. The best advice would be to visit as many LBS as you can and ride all the bikes. You will find a bike that fits you best and maybe even more...
07-13-14, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,288
Posted By brad0383

If you have a LBS that sells Felt Bicycles, take...

If you have a LBS that sells Felt Bicycles, take a look at the Z85. Same type of geometry as the Sectuer. I have the Z5, the carbon version of this bike and LOVE it!
07-12-14, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,042
Posted By brad0383

Don't be afraid of carbon, it's stronger and...

Don't be afraid of carbon, it's stronger and stiffer than aluminum. I am big guy and ride a Felt Z5. The only thing to be concerned with is wheels. Get a strong wheel set and don't worry about...
07-09-14, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,055
Posted By brad0383

I purchased a Sirrus Sport last year. Great...

I purchased a Sirrus Sport last year. Great bike, I was waaaay heavier than you and it supports me well. At your weight, you can ride anything. I put a touch over 1500 miles on it last year and...
07-07-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,948
Posted By brad0383

+1

+1
07-01-14, 08:18 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,163
Posted By brad0383

Going to shoot for 400 miles in July. Maybe 450.

Going to shoot for 400 miles in July. Maybe 450.
06-09-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,104
Posted By brad0383

This!

This!
06-07-14, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,406
Posted By brad0383

If you have a LBS that sells Felt bikes take a...

If you have a LBS that sells Felt bikes take a look as well. Good bang for the buck.
04-26-14, 09:37 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 111,889
Posted By brad0383

Anyone have any extra 3x jerseys? I want to give...

Anyone have any extra 3x jerseys? I want to give a jersey a try but don't want to make a large initial investment.

Thanks
04-19-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,360
Posted By brad0383

Check out Felt bikes as well. Good bang for the...

Check out Felt bikes as well. Good bang for the buck.
04-11-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By brad0383

I have size 14 as well. I bought these shoes and...

I have size 14 as well. I bought these shoes and love them:

Amazon.com: Shimano 2014 Men's Off-Road Sport Cycling Wide Shoes - SH-M088LE (Black - 50 Wide): Sports & Outdoors...
03-31-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,328
Posted By brad0383

I don't have many miles on them yet but so far so...

I don't have many miles on them yet but so far so good. Velomine was a good shop to work with.
03-24-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By brad0383

Thanks for the replies. I was hoping to hear...

Thanks for the replies. I was hoping to hear some other heavy rider's experiences with carbon fiber.
03-22-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By brad0383

Too soon for carbon?

I started on a Specialized Sirrus sport. I am hovering around 325# down from 385#. I feel I have out grown my flat bar bike. I consistently go on 40 mile rides and feel great. I am planning on a...
02-16-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,328
Posted By brad0383

I started out at the same weight as you started. ...

I started out at the same weight as you started. In a year I am down to 320. I am buying a new road bike as soon as the snow melts. After much research on the internet and talking to fellow riders...
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