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10-14-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By chadtrent

Are you concerned with pinch flats because you...

Are you concerned with pinch flats because you are getting them? Or just worried you will?

I have tried airless tires in the past. Not the ones you posted though. To be honest I hated every...
10-14-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,298
Posted By chadtrent

I usually wear blue because that's what color our...

I usually wear blue because that's what color our team kit is. Aside from that I have all kinds of colors of jersey and I just wear whatever is clean.
09-24-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By chadtrent

Had hoped to string together some days this year...

Had hoped to string together some days this year but it didn't work out. Hoping that I can start January 1 and string together 365 days.

However, if some of you want to get inspired, look at this...
08-06-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 8,786
Posted By chadtrent

Slow start to August, but hopefully that will...

Slow start to August, but hopefully that will change soon...

8/2 - 50.22 miles
06-24-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By chadtrent

I didn't read it that way. He mentioned...

I didn't read it that way. He mentioned "knockoff" frames from China. I assumed he meant the fake ones on Aliexpress, DHGate, etc.
06-23-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,143
Posted By chadtrent

Had a lot going on this month so not a lot of...

Had a lot going on this month so not a lot of time to ride. Was hoping to get 300 miles in this month but doesn't look like that will happen.

6/7 - 50.97 miles
6/13 - 29.29 miles

Should still...
06-08-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,879
Posted By chadtrent

Just another thought - did you make sure the...

Just another thought - did you make sure the number of links in the old chain was the same as in the new chain? I have seen chains that are too long behave like you are describing.
05-28-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,236
Posted By chadtrent

Broke my monthly goal over Memorial Day weekend....

Broke my monthly goal over Memorial Day weekend. Still on good pace to reach my yearly goals too I think.

Date - Miles - Feet of elevation
5/2/2020 - 26.94 - 1,680
5/3/2020 - 16.78 - 945...
05-27-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By chadtrent

I will just add this - before you try any major...

I will just add this - before you try any major dietary change, please see your doctor first.
05-23-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,236
Posted By chadtrent

Date Distance Feet 2-May 26.94 ...

Date Distance Feet
2-May 26.94 1,680
3-May 16.78 945
4-May 15.02 495
6-May 15.27 591
7-May 14.16 774
8-May 6.09 554
9-May 22.85 1,355
11-May ...
05-14-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,120
Posted By chadtrent

Iím pretty sure heís over 242 so I guess we will...

Iím pretty sure heís over 242 so I guess we will see how well it holds up.
05-11-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,422
Posted By chadtrent

For 10 years I rode Mavic Aksium 24/20. Highest...

For 10 years I rode Mavic Aksium 24/20. Highest weight was 282. I have three sets of these wheels on three different bikes. Never had the first issue with them.

Recently got a new bike that has DT...
05-09-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,236
Posted By chadtrent

Unintentionally took some time off in...

Unintentionally took some time off in March/April, so I'm just now getting back into it. With May being bike month, I had hoped to ride every day. That didn't happen, so now I'm just hoping to ride...
05-09-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,588
Posted By chadtrent

Just picked up my first new bike in 12 years. It...

Just picked up my first new bike in 12 years. It replaced my trusty Tarmac that has served me faithfully for over a decade. But it was time to retire it and move on to something current. Honestly...
03-10-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,318
Posted By chadtrent

I'll second this recommendation. I have several...

I'll second this recommendation. I have several of their jerseys and they are all great. I wear bibs from www.theblackbibs.com but I have heard great things about Aerotech's bibs too.
03-06-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 930
Posted By chadtrent

I'm betting even money it will affect the Giro.

I'm betting even money it will affect the Giro.
02-27-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,382
Posted By chadtrent

I had a bunch of bikes growing up. I raced BMX...

I had a bunch of bikes growing up. I raced BMX for a long time. My first really good race bike was a Hutch Expert.

As an adult my first bike was a Specialized Allez. I think a 2002 or 2003 model....
02-24-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,811
Posted By chadtrent

Been sidelined with a cold and other commitments...

Been sidelined with a cold and other commitments so I haven't been able to do much this month. That's going to change next month. I have a half Ironman coming up in June and I need to get moving.
...
02-20-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By chadtrent

I've become a fan of theirs over the last few...

I've become a fan of theirs over the last few years. Especially Lochlan Morton. I'm sure it's from watching their video series. But he seems like a genuinely good guy.

I'm not ready to say he is...
02-10-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,811
Posted By chadtrent

2/1 - 33 2/9 - 55.9 mtd - 88.9 ytd - 184

2/1 - 33
2/9 - 55.9

mtd - 88.9
ytd - 184
02-07-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,588
Posted By chadtrent

Just a word of warning... don't ever leave me...

Just a word of warning... don't ever leave me alone with that bike!
02-06-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By chadtrent

Are we talking about the same bikes? None of...

Are we talking about the same bikes? None of those is 7 years old or a mountain bike.
02-06-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By chadtrent

Yes and no. Built by the same handful of...

Yes and no. Built by the same handful of companies, but it's not a case of the same frame being sold by multiple companies just with different logos on them.
02-03-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By chadtrent

I have one of their jackets with the zip off...

I have one of their jackets with the zip off sleeves, and three of their jerseys. The size was spot on for me.

But have you looked at www.aerotechdesigns.com? I am a huge fan of theirs. I'm in the...
02-03-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,566
Posted By chadtrent

I haven't. But they put those little radar...

I haven't. But they put those little radar machines at the end of our street that show you your speed from time to time. I take those as a challenge....
02-03-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,811
Posted By chadtrent

February goal 200 miles. 2020 goal 2500 miles,...

February goal 200 miles. 2020 goal 2500 miles, 100k feet of elevation

2/1 - 33 miles, 2671 feet elevation

YTD - 128.1 miles, 8061 feet elevation
01-31-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,983
Posted By chadtrent

Now that I have accumulated the correct clothing,...

Now that I have accumulated the correct clothing, I will ride down to just below freezing. Maybe colder if the wind isn't too bad and the roads are okay. The right clothing makes all the difference.
01-29-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,768
Posted By chadtrent

I test rode a Domane a couple weeks ago. This was...

I test rode a Domane a couple weeks ago. This was the 105 model. Yes, it's heavier than my current bike (Tarmac) but on the bike I didn't notice any extra weight. I think too many people get all...
01-28-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,829
Posted By chadtrent

Didn't realize you were so close to me. I'm in...

Didn't realize you were so close to me. I'm in Roanoke. We have a pretty active group ride that happens here. If you ever feel like a short road trip one weekend let me know.
01-27-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,845
Posted By chadtrent

My goal for this year is 3000 miles and 100k feet...

My goal for this year is 3000 miles and 100k feet of climbing. I almost got to 2000 last year with 63k feet of climbing and that was my first year riding. I think I can make it to my 2020 goals.
01-27-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,948
Posted By chadtrent

Goal 100 miles for January, 2500 for 2020 ...

Goal 100 miles for January, 2500 for 2020

1/1 - 15.6
1/4 - 22.1
1/11 - 34.2
1/25 - 23.2

MTD - 95.1
YTD - 95.1
01-23-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,948
Posted By chadtrent

Goal 100 miles for January, 2500 for 2020 ...

Goal 100 miles for January, 2500 for 2020

1/1 - 15.6
1/4 - 22.1
1/11 - 34.2

MTD - 71.9
YTD - 71.9
01-22-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,579
Posted By chadtrent

2019 was my first year riding. Well, I say...

2019 was my first year riding. Well, I say "first" but I guess I should say "first year back". I used to ride a decent amount, but in 2015 my wife was diagnosed with cancer and I stopped riding to...
01-17-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,808
Posted By chadtrent

I volunteer with the local running club. I ride...

I volunteer with the local running club. I ride bike sweep for all their races. So I spend those days doing no more than 3 mph most times. It does work on your handling skills. Sometimes I go so slow...
12-27-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By chadtrent

Yeah. Got it figured out. But I do have a sheet...

Yeah. Got it figured out. But I do have a sheet given to me by the person that did my fitting that shows all the measurements for my fit. I use it whenever I get a new bike.
12-27-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By chadtrent

Turns out something did change. I was double...

Turns out something did change. I was double checking all my measurements on my bike last night. Everything was right. So I got on to ride around the block and noticed my right heel was closer to the...
12-26-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By chadtrent

Well, yes I am older. I'm about two weeks older...

Well, yes I am older. I'm about two weeks older than the last time I rode that I didn't have this problem.
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