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07-13-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,417
Posted By Cykilist2

do you have a pic for your setup? I'm trying to...

do you have a pic for your setup? I'm trying to get the fly12 back in service. It works, but it's currently a paperweight.
07-13-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,417
Posted By Cykilist2

I just had one fall off my post (I guess it was...

I just had one fall off my post (I guess it was loose), and I went back up a steep hill twice to see if I could find it... .no luck. I went to amazon, and whaddaya know, I got a competitor brand...
07-03-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,417
Posted By Cykilist2

I have both of them. CE versions. I have a...

I have both of them. CE versions. I have a previous version of a Fly6, which I liked better, but they both work fine.
The only issue I had with the CE, other than the bluetooth seemed to stop...
07-03-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,670
Posted By Cykilist2

With the fly6, the rubber sealer broke off....

With the fly6, the rubber sealer broke off. Contacting their C/S was futile. I've just used duct tape, and hope it doesn't rain too much.... If there was another company that offered the same...
07-03-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,670
Posted By Cykilist2

Should I have a problem in the future, I would...

Should I have a problem in the future, I would probably send it to you. I'm about as clumsy as they come, and dont' want to give Cyliq anymore money.
07-03-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,670
Posted By Cykilist2

Certain Cards work better than others...

I had a similar problem with the Fly6 CE, but I had put a 64gig card in it. It never worked right with a 64, so, I swapped a 32 in there, without any problems. What's worked is a SANDISK Extreme...
07-03-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Cykilist2

Simple Answer: Switch Hotels

That took care of the problem. When you can't circumvent danger and death wishes no matter which way you turn, you find another hotel where to get where you want to go, without having to take death...
07-01-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Cykilist2

Bakersfield area riders chime in! <safe routes, if there is such a thing>

I'm going to be in Bakersfield for a few days and want to do some riding from my hotel on Buck Owens, between the Kern River to the south, 99 to the west and 998 to the east. There's a little...
05-21-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Cykilist2

ERG Death Spiral.... Methinks

atwl77: Yes, I believe that's the issue. The moving of the pedals becomes just about impossible, when the workout calls for a surge in effort. It's certainly not lag. the resistance never...
05-20-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Cykilist2

How do you do your training then? Just even one...

How do you do your training then? Just even one drop seemed to create a problem Keeping a certain level, I am not able to do consistently. Is there a setting where I have that "play" so the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By Cykilist2

Got a Saris H3

Because: it was a lesser MSRP. I was really looking at a NEO 2T, but the price point was too high. i think I was set on the evaluation, 25% grade, etc. I bought it at a dealer and got 15%...
05-20-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Cykilist2

Smart Trainers- interval workouts- Unwanted resistance issues

I'm new to smart trainers and the apps. I have a Saris H3. I'm finishing my first evaluation of a platform (Rouvy), and attempted two power surge workouts... You start with a warm up (150-170),...
04-16-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,016
Posted By Cykilist2

When the pandemic and stay at home edict came...

When the pandemic and stay at home edict came down in CA, I was in AZ. I rode the two days i was there, then rode daily while in Borrego Springs (Montezuma is an adventure, especially those RV's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By Cykilist2

Smart Trainer Experiences / Preferred cycling app

Greetings fellow riders, with the potential to restrict our activities, I'm now evaluating Smart Trainers. I would like a real riding experience, and direct drive (no back wheel) so I'm willing to...
03-08-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cykilist2

I will try that next time.. I'm always good for...

I will try that next time.. I'm always good for an early morning Tramway climb. I went back *almost* the way, you suggested., taking Landau to about 30th, where I went left, hanging a right on...
03-08-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cykilist2

I did trace routes better this time around, using...

I did trace routes better this time around, using gMaps. Found out that that the bike travel in Rancho Mirage (Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope) and Palm Desert ( are FAR better than Cathedral City (the...
03-08-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cykilist2

I was in Cathedral City, off Date Palm, near...

I was in Cathedral City, off Date Palm, near Perez. I did try 74 on a Friday morning. I did go past the Art Smith TH. I did a few short repeats at the Center, across the road, then thought, "I...
03-02-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cykilist2

Thanks!

Thanks O-B and skidder. I figured that I might run into roadblocks with gated communities. I called one this morning, and found out what you said... you have to go through the HOA (17...
03-02-20, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Cykilist2

CP is for the birds.

I'm also not much for the onerous CP process. I'd rather ride on the freeway..... but, if you don't, I made a route for you that drops you from anaheim to KV, just north of Mission Valley. It's...
03-01-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1,469
Views: 2,028,782
Posted By Cykilist2

Ride around San Diego (all over), sometimes south...

Ride around San Diego (all over), sometimes south of Nashville, on the Natchez Trace, a few times a year, and Palm Springs, land of the Country Clubs and gated communities.
03-01-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cykilist2

Palm Springs riding... Access to gated communities.

I'm sure this subject has been broached before..... The riding in that area isn't great, as far as I can see, when most of the riding available is on the main roads, because most of the side roads...
03-01-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 65,068
Posted By Cykilist2

I can recall a number of years ago, by Anaheim...

I can recall a number of years ago, by Anaheim stadium, there were hardly any encampments. I saw recent pictures, and it looks like there are enough people there to have their own zip code. I'd...
10-28-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,999
Posted By Cykilist2

Cosmic Hawk: I was on the islands for about a...

Cosmic Hawk: I was on the islands for about a year, and had no incidents. I've ridden the "Pau Hana" Wednesday evening ride (Outta Bounds/ITB (Island Tri-Bike on Kapahulu) , but a word of...
Forum: Southeast
09-15-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,793
Posted By Cykilist2

The Trace, up to about Leipers Fork has about 4...

The Trace, up to about Leipers Fork has about 4 climbs, none of them get close to 18%, though. You could go either north or south.... The steepest part of Natchez Trace is the part ascending from...
Forum: Southeast
09-15-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,438
Posted By Cykilist2

You mention Hendersonville

I don't know much about the cycling in Sevierville, and the only road I know there goes through there, Gatlinburg, and Pigeon Forge. Most roads are more narrow, so probably not too bicycle friendly....
09-01-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Cykilist2

South from the campground to Valley Center

SOUTHERN ROUTE.... Barton Flats (appx) to Valley Center, 110 miles, 5000' of ascension.


There's a reason I get up early to ride.... This one was def harder than the ride up.. Maybe it was that...
09-01-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Cykilist2

Mountain Climb from Yucaipa to up to past Angelus Oaks

It's just like most mountain roads. Wider shoulders till the hairpins, then you have to take the lane.. Up and downs from past Angelus Oaks to near the campground at 5700-5900' Steeper...
09-01-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Cykilist2

How it went... Northern Route

Northern route: Home to Yucaipa by way of Temecula and Hemit, Cherry Valley, and Beaumont, 114.9 miles, 10 hours with stops.

IT PAYS TO LEAVE EARLY TO AVOID BEING EXPOSED TO A LOT OF HEAT....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,012
Posted By Cykilist2

Purchased, but not used yet.

I just bought the Precision aero bars. I have not put them on my bike yet. I can't seem to find a good place to arrange the rest of my front gadgets... I have a fly12, garmin combo front mount by...
08-14-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Cykilist2

Thanks for the heads up

Thanks for the heads up on that. I've not ridden that road before, and will be using it in both directions., Probably not much different than riding on the side of CA-67 from Lakeside up to above...
08-14-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Cykilist2

Experience

Thanks for the quick reply, ooga booga. I've been the exact opposite way on these roads before, and know of the lack of traffic. At least Rice Cyn is downhill for the most part :-) Only...
08-14-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Cykilist2

Route: Yucaipa to Valley Center

I now have my route from Yucaipa to Valley Center up and live.

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30511844

Comments:
I'm not fond of the area around Menifee and Nuevo, so I tried my best with...
08-10-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Cykilist2

I found another post that had this same...

I found another post that had this same discussion...I'm surprised I didn't come here earlier to look for something.. I've got both RoadID and Glympse on my phone now. Going to try them out...
08-10-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Cykilist2

Tracking App for emergency contacts

I'm going to be doing a ride, where I want emergency contacts to know where I'm at in a ride. I'd prefer something other than Strava Beacon (monthly charge). What do you all use when you want to...
07-28-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,109
Posted By Cykilist2

Irvine Riding

I concur. The riding is nice in Irvine. There's a road from the train station (amtrak), that leads south to Dana Point, etc, which has wide bike lanes, leading to a path that leads all the way to...
07-26-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Cykilist2

Route Modified

ooga-booga: I've modified my route to include part of 76, to where it meets up with Domenicati. After that road, 76 narrows.
I haven't done my Valley Center part... yet. I'm waiting on my...
07-25-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,266
Posted By Cykilist2

Prefer I-5

I did it for the first time just the other week. With a group of 4 total. Your bonus is that you can refill your water bottle and use the bathroom (at the rest stop, 3 miles in). Try doing that in...
07-24-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Cykilist2

Riding from San Diego to Yucaipa... Best route past Temecula?

This is the route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30645297 (https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2F%2Fridewithgps.com%2Froutes%2F30645297&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNFjOqTkvNpqDV8mp2OvJ15RfRyeag) I...
Forum: Europe
01-13-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By Cykilist2

I saw both sites. Anything going from say, Siena...

I saw both sites. Anything going from say, Siena to Lucca?
Forum: Europe
01-12-19, 12:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By Cykilist2

Summer Trip Over the Pond (So far, UK & Bologna, Italy)

I would like a few tips about bike rentals in these locations, along with "you have to ride *here*" stories.


I don't have my trip itineraries yet, only know that I'm flying into London, and...
12-16-18, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,999
Posted By Cykilist2

Sorry, you are disappointed with the riding.. I...

Sorry, you are disappointed with the riding.. I feel your pain. I know in my year on the islands (I'm back on the mainland now), I had two options, since I didn't take my car... well 3, if you...
12-10-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,999
Posted By Cykilist2

Just a follow-up. I rode around most of O'ahu in...

Just a follow-up. I rode around most of O'ahu in early June. I, again, got up at 3am for the start. I went counter-clockwise, and didn't see daylight until I was getting out of Waimanalo. By...
12-10-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cykilist2

There Was Some....

I fought with it a little. Kind of came to the same conclusion... I better get on now... it's not going to get any easier to deal with. Went real slow, and even walked up a hill I had zoomed up...
12-09-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cykilist2

The Story (abridged form)

Just don't laugh too hard. I had just begun a loop workout, had just climbed my first hill from the house, went on a street I hadn't been on before, took a right turn, no cadence, or power going, ...
12-09-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cykilist2

Progress, Progress... slow

I am strava-ing everything. Persistent, I am, though, there are down days, especially when you have to walk something you were able to zoom up at 6mph before. All my trainer sessions are on my...
12-03-18, 12:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cykilist2

Agreed

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It was hard getting back on the first time.
I kind of guessed...
12-02-18, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25,397
Views: 2,499,235
Posted By Cykilist2

First time in 6 weeks

back in "slooooooooow mode" after fracturing my femur 6 weeks ago. was in some discomfort after a 10 mile ride with some hills that I pedaled easy up, including stopping at the crest of one steep...
12-02-18, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cykilist2

Bike Accident- Fractured Femur

Recovery Help.

First time I've ever fractured anything other than my ego.
I fractured my femur 6 weeks ago (on a bike ride, of course).:( Ended up in the hospital for 5 days. That wasn't...
09-10-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By Cykilist2

didn't see this post until after I got back home....

didn't see this post until after I got back home. I'll keep that in mind for future trips. We can suffer together!
09-10-18, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By Cykilist2

Just an update... I'm back in SD now. I did Las...

Just an update... I'm back in SD now. I did Las Flores around to Mulholland, and the "Snake" where the motorcycles take the turns too fast. Nice views up top at 2000' Tough ascent to be sure. Almost...
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