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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,949
Posted By chong67

Question. Have you notice the price coming down...

Question. Have you notice the price coming down on the Di2?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By chong67

I am looking to get this bike also with Di2. ...

I am looking to get this bike also with Di2.

Is the Future Shock thing worth the $200 upgrade?
08-10-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By chong67

Thanks for the reply! I am still watching a...

Thanks for the reply!

I am still watching a few more video.

It says on the rotor use resin only. This is what I will get.
08-10-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By chong67

Need to change brake pad on my Sirrus Expert carbon

I need help.

This is my first time changing a bicycle brake pad.

I have the Sirrus Expert Carbon. I know its Shimano, but I have no idea what model of brake pad to choose.

Where is a good...
10-22-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By chong67

I been doing 70-75 miles for about 6 months now. ...

I been doing 70-75 miles for about 6 months now. I only do one ride, every Sat. The last 15 miles is always a drag for the last 6 months too. No progress means I am doing something wrong?
...
10-22-17, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By chong67

Right now my front top leg muscle feel stiff and...

Right now my front top leg muscle feel stiff and tough. Is this OK? I dont want something to break.
10-22-17, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By chong67

Cycling alot for one day or split it up to the week?

I got a question.

I been cycling for 75 miles on mostly FLAT land every Saturday for about half a year now. I still have not get the hang of it. The last 15 miles is always a drag coming back. ...
10-12-17, 07:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By chong67

I been thinking about getting a power meter, but...

I been thinking about getting a power meter, but ... You need to wear this special shoes for it right? Cannot wear normal shoes?

And DC man says the Garmin Vector he dont like.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-17, 07:05 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 182,843
Posted By chong67

I dont see this photo at Shimano site. Is...

I dont see this photo at Shimano site.

Is this the junction box that stick out at one of the bar ends?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-17, 07:21 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 182,843
Posted By chong67

What is the $400 difference between the Roubaix...

What is the $400 difference between the Roubaix Expert Ultegra Di2 and Roubaix Expert UDi2 ?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-17, 07:12 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 182,843
Posted By chong67

I want to get the Roubaix Pro at 6.5K. It got...

I want to get the Roubaix Pro at 6.5K. It got the Di2. But it will be 4.5 yrs from now. :-)
09-06-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,923
Posted By chong67

Specialized is not selling this x1 bike anymore. ...

Specialized is not selling this x1 bike anymore. Did you notice?
09-05-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By chong67

I need help. Outside of my bike says...

I need help.

Outside of my bike says 700x30mm tire.

My inner tube got a hole and I want to replace it. It says 700x28/38C

Yes, I measure the stem and it is 42mm.

Can I get this: 700c x...
08-10-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,015
Posted By chong67

What is the suffer score thing? Is there...

What is the suffer score thing? Is there something comparable on the Garmin?
08-10-17, 09:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,015
Posted By chong67

Did I read I have to recalulate my HR zone? I...

Did I read I have to recalulate my HR zone? I went to a website and I know my max HR and my rest HR. Then I just do the percentage thing.

I been doing the same hilly ride for a while now, about...
08-09-17, 07:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,015
Posted By chong67

The reason why I didnt get to Z4 or Z5 is because...

The reason why I didnt get to Z4 or Z5 is because this is a flat ride. There are no uphills. I constant keep on peddling. I can get to about 15 mph avg for the first 2 hrs. Then things begin to...
Forum: Southeast
08-09-17, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By chong67

I took the photo in 360 and here its what it look...

I took the photo in 360 and here its what it look like:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1412759195430107&set=a.253179728054732.58907.100000881218062&type=3&theater
Forum: Southeast
08-09-17, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By chong67

See if this link below work for you. You can see...

See if this link below work for you. You can see the satellite map. There is a clear path to get it from below the power lines. I see people park their car and go there. i like the river place....
Forum: Southeast
08-09-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By chong67

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Southeast
08-07-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By chong67

I love coming here as I live in Jonesboro, GA. ...

I love coming here as I live in Jonesboro, GA. Yes it is a hilly ride up and down and its good for doing cardio. Most I see is Grade 11.

The trail connect to Arabia Mountain to Stonecrest Mall...
08-07-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,015
Posted By chong67

Oh I see. I thought its from all the gripping on...

Oh I see. I thought its from all the gripping on the handle and your arm trying hard to keep your body upright and balance. So its fatigue vs exercise. :-)
08-07-17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 17,064
Posted By chong67

I dont drink Gatorade. I drink water. I eat some...

I dont drink Gatorade. I drink water. I eat some sweet fruits like grapes, cherry, tangerines.

Any ideas if this is OK?

How about add some very very slight amount of salt to your water?
08-07-17, 09:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,015
Posted By chong67

I cant seen to figure out why after long cycling,...

I cant seen to figure out why after long cycling, your arms get tired. I see people start to lean on the handle.

So there is some form of arm or shoulder exercise too? Not just legs.
08-07-17, 09:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,015
Posted By chong67

I read all your comments and its great. Thanks. ...

I read all your comments and its great. Thanks.

Going on a flat ride with long mileages vs going on hilly rides but you dont need that much mileages to burn that same amount of calories. Is it...
08-06-17, 08:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,015
Posted By chong67

Did 70 miles but ZERO anaerobic

I did 70 miles this past weekend.

Its all flat ride, no up or down hills.

I am burning fat but no carbs right?

I wear a chest strap HRM and that means I am not getting any cardio exercise...
08-06-17, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By chong67

I use my Fenix 5 and get a bike mount on it. I...

I use my Fenix 5 and get a bike mount on it. I get add on and it can display 12 fields. I can wear on my wrist for walk, run, etc.
08-06-17, 08:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,853
Posted By chong67

I use to have a Edge 520 and bought a Garmin 5...

I use to have a Edge 520 and bought a Garmin 5 watch. I bought me a bike mount kit to mount my watch on it. Now I can ride with it or wear on wrist when walking, running, etc. I love it.

You...
Forum: Southeast
08-06-17, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,697
Posted By chong67

Yes past Cedartown it is hilly and isolated to...

Yes past Cedartown it is hilly and isolated to the AL border. From Marrietta to Anniston AL its 93+ miles one way.
Forum: Southeast
08-06-17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By chong67

Is there anything to see at the top of Brushy...

Is there anything to see at the top of Brushy Mountain?
07-18-17, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By chong67

Did you know uhaul install hitch? Not expensive...

Did you know uhaul install hitch? Not expensive at all.
Forum: Southeast
07-18-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 17,955
Posted By chong67

Hello ... There are also photos and 360...

Hello ...

There are also photos and 360 photos on this trail on FB. Search : Silver Comet Trail / Chief Ladiga Trail
06-23-17, 07:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,477
Posted By chong67

I always run my chain thru the brush that...

I always run my chain thru the brush that Parktool makes. It seems to work well. I use that Green bio degreaser.

My chain got the link to take it off easily. Will it wear out if I keep doing...
Forum: Southeast
06-08-17, 09:12 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 17,955
Posted By chong67

I say from Marietta to Rambo Trail Head, it is...

I say from Marietta to Rambo Trail Head, it is alot of people, esp. on the weekends. I ride from Marietta to Paudling Chamber of Commere and stop at Chick-Fil-A or Zaxby for lunch.

Go to Google...
Forum: Southeast
06-08-17, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Posted By chong67

I come here all the time. It is up and down, not...

I come here all the time. It is up and down, not flat ride like Silver Comet. Not many bicyclist on it. From Stonecrest Mall to the Monastery is 25 miles one way with up and down hills.
06-08-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By chong67

Is this the first time having leg cramp? I have...

Is this the first time having leg cramp? I have it when I first started.
04-02-17, 09:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,164
Posted By chong67

I never made it to my 60 miles this past weekend....

I never made it to my 60 miles this past weekend. I read all your advice. Pack the high carb stuff. I need to drive 107 miles to get to this trail. I need to do it once as it will complete seeing...
03-31-17, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,408
Posted By chong67

I am cooking pork ribs now in soya sauce, etc...

I am cooking pork ribs now in soya sauce, etc since I am asian .. LOL

Tomorrow I am going for my first 60 mile ride. My previous clip is 51 miles and I didnt do a good job.

Why pork? It got...
03-31-17, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,164
Posted By chong67

I have done 51 miles once and I avg 28 miles once...

I have done 51 miles once and I avg 28 miles once a week.

I am getting ready to do 60 miles tomorrow. I will bring banana, nuts, granola bars and sweet potatoes for my ride. I drink water.

So...
03-28-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By chong67

Yes, just keep on doing it. I use to get leg...

Yes, just keep on doing it.

I use to get leg cramp when I first started. Now I dont get it anymore.
03-27-17, 07:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,164
Posted By chong67

The ride I did 51 miles before, I started out on...

The ride I did 51 miles before, I started out on avg 12 mph. On the way back, I fall down to 8 mph. The last 20 miles was really hard. I have no energy left and really struggle. I didnt eat...
03-27-17, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,164
Posted By chong67

Hello everyone. I am about to do my first 60...

Hello everyone.

I am about to do my first 60 miles this week.

I have done 51 miles before (only once) and I only do 26 miles per ride around my house every week.

The last time doing 60 miles...
03-25-17, 06:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,667
Posted By chong67

Yes, turn by turn is only available on the 5x.

Yes, turn by turn is only available on the 5x.
03-24-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,667
Posted By chong67

I got the regular 5 Sapphire. The battery...

I got the regular 5 Sapphire.

The battery life is unbelievable. 1% every 6 hr, if I dont do anything. Battery life is excellent.

It got so many things. It try to learn from you and its...
03-22-17, 04:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,667
Posted By chong67

The band has many colors. The bezel color? ...

The band has many colors. The bezel color?

I got my Fenix 5 this past Tue. Loving it. Will be selling my Edge 520 soon.
03-15-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,667
Posted By chong67

The 5 is shipping now. Garmin is only sending to...

The 5 is shipping now. Garmin is only sending to small store. You have to call around to find one. This is their way of testing it out before they mass produce and ship to big retails. They have...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,705
Posted By chong67

I have no problem climbing a hill with 1x11, say...

I have no problem climbing a hill with 1x11, say up a 1/4 mile stretch no problem at 30% angle. Just keep on paddling.

I also can paddle as fast as I can on the big gear on flat land. I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-17, 04:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,982
Posted By chong67

Get a 1x11. Only one string to mess with at the...

Get a 1x11. Only one string to mess with at the rear.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-17, 10:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,705
Posted By chong67

I still dont get what you all are saying. If...

I still dont get what you all are saying.

If I am reading it correctly, you dont like 1x11 setup is because you have to go thru several gears to get to your speed because you cannot keep up with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,705
Posted By chong67

I can climb hill on a 1x11 with no problem. I...

I can climb hill on a 1x11 with no problem. I had been cheating. My bike got bar ends and I stand up n rock myself back n forth up. Going uphill using a dropbar might be a little difficult? Is it?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,705
Posted By chong67

Thanks for the info. So Diverge is not a road...

Thanks for the info. So Diverge is not a road bike. I will look elsewhere.
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