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06-18-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,288
Posted By KenR

After a long ride I occasionally enjoy a cup of...

After a long ride I occasionally enjoy a cup of coffee and cigar (once I’ve rehydrated) on my front porch as a reward for a job well done.
10-16-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,954
Posted By KenR

Bell or no bell

Bell or no bell
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 765
Posted By KenR

House all buttoned up down here in New Port...

House all buttoned up down here in New Port Richey (I hope). At Tampa airport getting ready to board for home in Long Island. Thanks for all for your best wishes and stay safe fellow Floridians.
09-07-17, 08:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,523
Posted By KenR

Excellent and informative discussion. Recently...

Excellent and informative discussion. Recently went on 10mg Pravastatin after recording 238 on my cholesterol reading. Went for a 40 miler a couple of days ago and cramped up big time at the end....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-17, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12,364
Views: 327,657
Posted By KenR

My Defy takes 28's with ease. From what I have...

My Defy takes 28's with ease. From what I have seen the TCR seat tube and chain stays are similar, but I'm not 100% certain.
08-16-17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 9,854
Posted By KenR

Their going to use it to reintroduce Rheingold,...

Their going to use it to reintroduce Rheingold, Ballantine Ale and Schlitz.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 22,245
Posted By KenR

I'm riding on a pair of 28mm Schwalbe Pro One...

I'm riding on a pair of 28mm Schwalbe Pro One tubeless these days. I like them.
08-16-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 9,854
Posted By KenR

I shop there on occasions too (some food,...

I shop there on occasions too (some food, miscellaneous items and even gym outfits). I'm just not sure they could turn a profit on quality cycling kit. I'm sure there are many people who ride bikes...
08-16-17, 06:55 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 9,854
Posted By KenR

Why would anyone think that Walmart would start...

Why would anyone think that Walmart would start selling upscale bicycle kit, even at reduced prices? Who among their shopping demographic would it be aimed at?
08-16-17, 06:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,780
Posted By KenR

Trek hybrids are set up for kickstands, so there...

Trek hybrids are set up for kickstands, so there shouldn't be any damage to tubes. Mine has one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-17, 07:41 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 15,945
Posted By KenR

Assuming I'm riding with effort but still get...

Assuming I'm riding with effort but still get passed, I just figure she's a better rider than me. Fine with that.
08-15-17, 07:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,020
Posted By KenR

My experience runs a bit contrary to many of the...

My experience runs a bit contrary to many of the posters here. Last year I decided to get back into riding after a long layoff, so after some shopping around, I purchased a Trek 7.4 FX. Excellent...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-17, 08:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,507
Posted By KenR

I'll go with the idea that he's teasing us. That...

I'll go with the idea that he's teasing us. That is one cut up tire!
08-03-17, 08:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,803
Posted By KenR

170 at 63 years old

170 at 63 years old
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 01:20 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,801
Posted By KenR

I use the 18T cog often. Glad I switched. The...

I use the 18T cog often. Glad I switched. The only difference is I run a compact up front.
07-28-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,387
Posted By KenR

Had full hip replacement a couple of years ago. ...

Had full hip replacement a couple of years ago. I was on an exercise bike, starting for slow 10 minute ride at my physical the******, approximately 3 weeks after surgery. My best advice is to take...
07-27-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,595
Posted By KenR

Tested both last October. Obviously excellent...

Tested both last October. Obviously excellent bikes. I liked the ride of the Domane better. Didn't like the "future shock" system of the Roubaix all that much. Wound up buying a Giant Defy Advanced...
07-26-17, 07:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,535
Posted By KenR

Went to private mode on my iPad to see if that...

Went to private mode on my iPad to see if that would help, but no. Wish I could send some sort of reply to them that would detonate their servers.
07-25-17, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,372
Posted By KenR

Oops

Oops
07-25-17, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,372
Posted By KenR

I thought the "explosive" helmet thread was the...

I thought the "explosive" helmet thread was the best. Taken down by moderator though. A comic takeoff on an "expensive" helmet thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-17, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,396
Posted By KenR

+1. As a Defy owner I can definitely attest to...

+1.
As a Defy owner I can definitely attest to the fact that it is no slouch if you want to mash down on the pedals and put it to the test. It will respond nicely.
07-14-17, 12:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,809
Posted By KenR

I certainly hydrate after coming in from a long...

I certainly hydrate after coming in from a long ride, especially in Florida. Then it's coffee and maybe a cigar on the patio. Not particularly healthy, but my rewards usually aren't.
07-05-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,986
Posted By KenR

Spot on response

Spot on response
07-03-17, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,271
Posted By KenR

Running a 4 mile race with the wife in the AM. ...

Running a 4 mile race with the wife in the AM. Maybe a bike ride later.
07-03-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,232
Posted By KenR

My sit bones width was measured at 138mm. I ride...

My sit bones width was measured at 138mm. I ride an SMP Pro saddle, which measures at 148mm wide. Works fine for me. SMP has a couple more in their line that are even wider, if that's what suits...
06-21-17, 10:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,316
Posted By KenR

Another for Strava and Garmin Connect

Another for Strava and Garmin Connect
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-17, 09:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,920
Posted By KenR

Absolutely +1

Absolutely +1
06-21-17, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By KenR

That thing looks ridiculously uncomfortable. ...

That thing looks ridiculously uncomfortable. And, if you're used to brakes on a road bike or hybrid, dangerous.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

Now that I'm retired getting up early for...

Now that I'm retired getting up early for anything is torture for me. Was supposed to do an 8am run this morning. Bagged it and slept until 9.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

And, no matter how high tech and wicking your...

And, no matter how high tech and wicking your shirt and shorts are, you still come back looking like you just jumped in a pool.
05-09-17, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By KenR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82ZyDVD02lQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82ZyDVD02lQ
05-09-17, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By KenR

I can confirm that a Defy with Ultegra is a sweet...

I can confirm that a Defy with Ultegra is a sweet ride indeed
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-17, 11:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,843
Posted By KenR

If you have a racing/endurance road bike then a...

If you have a racing/endurance road bike then a Look or SPD/SL shoe/pedal combination would be a good choice. That's what I use.
For other bikes, SPD can work nicely. Besides, if you participate...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-17, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By KenR

Yes, the SS_Mille is more generously proportioned...

Yes, the SS_Mille is more generously proportioned than the others. I don't even consider the race oriented ones because of my size. However, I am less generously proportioned than my avatar would...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-17, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By KenR

I tried XL but straps were very tight on me, even...

I tried XL but straps were very tight on me, even when in biking position. However, XL is fine for me on the SS_Mille jersey.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By KenR

I am 5'9" and 190+ and fit comfortably into the...

I am 5'9" and 190+ and fit comfortably into the XLG Assos T-cento bib. Not quite sure if, at 6'7", even the TIR bib wouldn't be a bit tight. But if you do fit, it is a nice bib. Might be worth a...
05-08-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,112
Posted By KenR

Was on small group ride in central Florida farm...

Was on small group ride in central Florida farm country where we were on a downhill section and traveling about 25 mph. A squirrel darted into the wheel of the rider in front of me and was literally...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

Tattoos are often a big thing with bodybuilders

Tattoos are often a big thing with bodybuilders
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

Jamaica is a nice island. Looking forward to...

Jamaica is a nice island. Looking forward to returning.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

Just my mental state sometimes...

Just my mental state sometimes...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

Some mergers, some lawsuits. The terrain has...

Some mergers, some lawsuits. The terrain has changed over the years.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

Just checked. There are 4 Sandals in Jamaica,...

Just checked. There are 4 Sandals in Jamaica, including Ocho Rios.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

Still a couple Sandals in Jamaica. Definitely one...

Still a couple Sandals in Jamaica. Definitely one in Negril.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

Hello sbxx. Just noticed your from Colorado....

Hello sbxx. Just noticed your from Colorado. Daughter works in the ER in a hospital in Salida.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

Grand Lido. But they tore it down in 2015. Not...

Grand Lido. But they tore it down in 2015. Not sure what's being put up in its place. But we love Negril. Ran the Reggae half marathon a number of times. Throwing yourself into the waters of seven...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

Wife and I renewed our vows for our 25th at an...

Wife and I renewed our vows for our 25th at an all inclusive in Jamaica. Lovely.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

3/4 of them the past few months though. Long...

3/4 of them the past few months though. Long cycling layoff.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,215
Posted By KenR

If you've had any joint replacements, you're...

If you've had any joint replacements, you're really in.

I have...:50:
05-03-17, 08:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,647
Posted By KenR

I might have noticed the bike first, but once I...

I might have noticed the bike first, but once I see the lovely female, it would have been:
"What bike? I don't see a bike!" :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-17, 03:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,961
Posted By KenR

As with the OP, I also own a Trek 7.4FX, although...

As with the OP, I also own a Trek 7.4FX, although I went down to a pair of 28mm Gatorskins and rode with clipless pedals. However, last year I bought a Giant Defy carbon endurance bike because I...
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