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04-02-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 447
Posted By taco2ewsday

April Goal 100 miles, would have been more with a...

April Goal 100 miles, would have been more with a few group rides, but COVID has adjusted my riding

4/4/20 21.2 m
4/5/20 18.3

MTD 39.5
Goal >100
03-25-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By taco2ewsday

Back end of a spoon is as bad as I've ever done....

Back end of a spoon is as bad as I've ever done. Nobody knew what tire levers were around where I grew up, and if they knew nobody had tire lever $ we were all riding around on tubes with...
03-19-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,194
Posted By taco2ewsday

I think I'd be OK with two bikes ...

I think I'd be OK with two bikes

Hardtail MTB Fork lockout would be a must
Gravel bike I can put slicks on or an Endurance bike that can run up to a 35c
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,587
Posted By taco2ewsday

My local club just cancelled all group rides and...

My local club just cancelled all group rides and events until further notice. I understand but :-(
03-12-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,999
Posted By taco2ewsday

The type of bike is probably the least important...

The type of bike is probably the least important factor, the frequency and intensity of rides on whatever you have will be more impactful. As others have said calories in will play a bigger...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By taco2ewsday

3/7/20 19.6 m 578 ft 3/8/20 16.8 m 489 ft

3/7/20 19.6 m 578 ft
3/8/20 16.8 m 489 ft
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,007
Posted By taco2ewsday

Ehh I probably should have gotten the Checkpoint...

Ehh I probably should have gotten the Checkpoint AL3 but the discount on the end of year Topstone Sora was too attractive as someone who wasn't sure how serious they would be riding, The...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 615
Posted By taco2ewsday

I too ride Conti 4 seasons in 32c on a Topstone,...

I too ride Conti 4 seasons in 32c on a Topstone, my main goal was puncture resistance and 400 miles in and so far so good.
03-03-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,440
Posted By taco2ewsday

March goal 100 miles out on the road. 3/1/20...

March goal 100 miles out on the road.
3/1/20 21.81 m
3/7/20 19.6 m
3/8/20 16.8m
3/14/20 24.6 m
3/21/20 4.2 m
3/26/20 10.7m
3/28/20 20.04m
3/29/20 22.25m
03-01-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 105,583
Posted By taco2ewsday

23.6 mi on a windy Sunday

23.6 mi on a windy Sunday
02-27-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,569
Posted By taco2ewsday

the first one I remember was a Huffy Santa Fe,...

the first one I remember was a Huffy Santa Fe, got it from Toys 'R Us there was something with training wheels before that but I don't recall...
02-25-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,792
Posted By taco2ewsday

From my reading Conti GatorSkins and Schwalbe...

From my reading Conti GatorSkins and Schwalbe Marathon seem to get a lot of mention. I own neither of those, I ride Conti GP 4 Seasons and so far so good,
02-25-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,144
Posted By taco2ewsday

So true, if it wasn't nitro TC's it was 1/8...

So true, if it wasn't nitro TC's it was 1/8 buggy, big bash trucks like theT-Maxx or Savage, then truggy, then stadium truck, and drift cars and on and on and on...... it never ends until...
02-20-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,031
Posted By taco2ewsday

With my Amazon special cycling shorts about 4...

With my Amazon special cycling shorts about 4 hrs, without about 45 minutes
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,191
Posted By taco2ewsday

Being a bigger guy and coming from an MTB the...

Being a bigger guy and coming from an MTB the more relaxed geometry and wider tire limits of a Gravel bike was appealing to me, so I got one. if the scale keeps going down I might get something with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By taco2ewsday

Dist 22.64m Speed 14.4mi/h Elev 469 ft

Dist 22.64m
Speed 14.4mi/h
Elev 469 ft
02-05-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,110
Posted By taco2ewsday

February Goal : 100 miles (weather permitting) ...

February Goal : 100 miles (weather permitting)

Feb 2 - 31.96 miles / 1,085 ft
Feb 9 - 22.64 miles / 479 ft

MTD 54.6
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By taco2ewsday

Dist 31.96 m Avg 12.6 mph Elev 1085 ft Time...

Dist 31.96 m
Avg 12.6 mph
Elev 1085 ft
Time 2:32:23
02-03-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 105,583
Posted By taco2ewsday

First outdoor ride of the year Dist 31.96...

First outdoor ride of the year

Dist 31.96 m
Avg 12.6 mph
Elev 1085 ft
Time 2:32:23
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19,246
Views: 4,000,105
Posted By taco2ewsday

Garmin Speed Sensor 2 and Cadence Sensor 2 to go...

Garmin Speed Sensor 2 and Cadence Sensor 2 to go along with my Wahoo Element Bold.

the garmin set was $10 cheaper and ANT+ just works
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,699
Posted By taco2ewsday

Returning to the sport after about 20 years, did...

Returning to the sport after about 20 years, did about 500 miles last year looking to do 1250 in 2020

35 Miles
20 Miles
10 Miles (I'll do a 3-5 mile spin with the kids, just not in kit)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 703,491
Posted By taco2ewsday

Blue and Pink; Wahoo Elemnt Bolt limited...

Blue and Pink; Wahoo Elemnt Bolt limited edition on sale for $199

https://www.backcountry.com/wahoo-fitness-limited-edition-elemnt-bolt-gps-bike-computer?s=a
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19,246
Views: 4,000,105
Posted By taco2ewsday

Just purchased a Wahoo Elemnt Bolt, the special ...

Just purchased a Wahoo Elemnt Bolt, the special edition blue from backcountry for 199.99
01-24-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By taco2ewsday

Just in case anyone is looking back country ...

Just in case anyone is looking back country now has the Blue and Pink limited edition bolt for $199
...
01-23-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By taco2ewsday

Agreed I also browse the Clydesdale & Athena's...

Agreed I also browse the Clydesdale & Athena's forum so I completely agree the weight and aero aspects are the least of my concerns I was mainly making sure I was not missing out on features. ...
01-22-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By taco2ewsday

Thanks all for the responses, this has ...

Thanks all for the responses, this has been really helpful
01-20-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By taco2ewsday

Elemnt or Elemnt Bolt?

Hi all;
Looking at getting a bike computer and have read enough to know that Wahoo seems to be the way to go. As 2020 has started I've noticed that the Elemnt is at or below the cost of the Bolt...
01-08-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,729
Posted By taco2ewsday

Ride 1500 Miles Ride 50 Miles in one day...

Ride 1500 Miles
Ride 50 Miles in one day (something I haven't done in 25 years and 60 lbs)
Lose some of those 60 pounds
Increase average speed (currently 14 mph)
12-15-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By taco2ewsday

Sponeed on Amazon?

Sponeed on Amazon?
12-12-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By taco2ewsday

Well, it came from Sendgrid a mass mailer...

Well, it came from Sendgrid a mass mailer company which Strava authorizes in it's SPF record, the message passes DKIM too. So whoever has their sendgrid credentials got phished or uses a ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,803
Posted By taco2ewsday

That is a very fair point, and for me test ...

That is a very fair point, and for me test rides are about fit/geometry sot having a quick spin in the parking lot on a downrange model would be good enough for me, One shop did let me...
12-12-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By taco2ewsday

I got it too, I do not really see it a ...

I got it too, I do not really see it a compromise, someone signed up for a free service and sent notes out to users on that free/freemium service. SPAM yes compromise no
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By taco2ewsday

I was between the contend AR3 and the Domane...

I was between the contend AR3 and the Domane AL3 before I found a 2019 Topstone Sora on clearance.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,410
Posted By taco2ewsday

I ride 32mm on pavement all the time but I"m ...

I ride 32mm on pavement all the time but I"m coming from MTB and wanted a little more comfort.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By taco2ewsday

I hear the lower groupsets are heavier but...

I hear the lower groupsets are heavier but also more durable so if you are really going gravel riding the Tiagra may be better, if you are cheap (like me) the Tiagra might be better. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,803
Posted By taco2ewsday

I wouldn't say refused but considering the ...

I wouldn't say refused but considering the downpour that started after I walked into the shop, we mutually agreed another day would be a better choice. When I went back I was promptly offered a...
12-08-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By taco2ewsday

Continental Grand Prix 4 seasons, allegedly...

Continental Grand Prix 4 seasons, allegedly almost as resilient as the GatorSkins with slightly lower rolling resistance and can be had in a 32 mm
12-03-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 11,287
Posted By taco2ewsday

I honestly didn't see it that way and after...

I honestly didn't see it that way and after reading the article I still don't. I guess if someone is particularly sensitive about their weight or relationship I could see them being ...
12-01-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 105,583
Posted By taco2ewsday

with a headwind on the way out 18.00mi ...

with a headwind on the way out

18.00mi
Distance (?)

1:21:31
Moving Time

359ft
Elevation
11-27-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By taco2ewsday

The Cannondale Topstone Sora is rated for 300...

The Cannondale Topstone Sora is rated for 300 lbs and also has a Carbon fork if you want to give that a look?
Forum: Introductions
11-26-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By taco2ewsday

Relatively new Memphis rider here, welcome

Relatively new Memphis rider here, welcome
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19,246
Views: 4,000,105
Posted By taco2ewsday

Totally agree, that's my second product from ...

Totally agree, that's my second product from Sponeed, I have a pair of shorts that are my favorite as opposed to another Amazon brand starts with a B******* that's also my second Strago...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19,246
Views: 4,000,105
Posted By taco2ewsday

China's finest via Amazon Strgao Men's...

China's finest via Amazon

Strgao Men's Windproof Long Sleeves Jersey Winter Fleece Thermal Cycling Coat Bicycle Bike Jacket
sponeed Bike Long Pants Men Padded Cycling Tights Road Bike Leggings...
11-10-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 105,583
Posted By taco2ewsday

24.78mi Distance (?) 1:49:10 Moving Time ...

24.78mi Distance (?)
1:49:10 Moving Time
636ft Elevation
189W Estimated Avg Power
10-08-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By taco2ewsday

before you spend $1500 on a new bike have you...

before you spend $1500 on a new bike have you considered a <$100 tune up to make sure the shifters are setup correctly
09-14-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,942
Posted By taco2ewsday

THIS! A local Giant dealer tried to convince...

THIS! A local Giant dealer tried to convince me that a medium he happened to have in stock on clearance was the right size for me, I'm 5'6" with a short waist I'm a S or 50/52 cm by any...
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