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08-14-17, 06:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 21,193
Posted By Calla lily

Saddle bag is Blackburn local medium...

Saddle bag is Blackburn local medium (https://www.blackburndesign.com/bags/seat-bags/local-medium-seat-bag-2.html)
Tires are 28mm Conti 4000s ii. I had been using the Vaya to train for a (road)...
08-13-17, 07:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 21,193
Posted By Calla lily

I have the same bike in the much smaller size....

I have the same bike in the much smaller size. Love it!
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4361/35745674293_bbfbffd805.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WsHVBc)
05-19-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,163
Posted By Calla lily

Salsa vaya is another option to look at. Not...

Salsa vaya is another option to look at. Not light though. It can take up to 50mm tires. I'm running 28mm on mine now and using it to train for a road century. I'm looking into tire options for after...
05-03-17, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By Calla lily

Thanks I agree. I've got the tire that...

Thanks


I agree. I've got the tire that fits my rim, tube, rim tape. I'm good to go. Then I saw the note on the site and was like, huh? I had already ridden a couple hundred miles on the tires...
05-03-17, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By Calla lily

If anyone cares, I heard back from WTB. The flap...

If anyone cares, I heard back from WTB. The flap is "some fancy legal talk" for rim tape. Which I figured it was.

I have heard the term crochet-type rim before (which they misspelled). As someone...
04-29-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By Calla lily

Didn't think of that. Email sent to them now.

Didn't think of that. Email sent to them now.
04-29-17, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By Calla lily

What is a rim base protective flap?

A few weeks ago I installed some 28mm tires on my vaya stock rims (WTB i19 TCS) and today I saw this on the WTB site: "All WTB Rims are Crotchet-Type. When inflation pressures over 72 psi / (5-bar)...
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By Calla lily

Thanks. While I like the color okay and it should...

Thanks. While I like the color okay and it should fit, I don't *need* the bike and the seller wasn't willing to come down on the price, so I'm passing. I don't often see bikes in my size though.
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By Calla lily

2002? Bianchi Brava

Not really classic or vintage I guess but anyway, I am looking at a 2002 (I think) 46cm Brava for sale, says excellent condition (I will of course look at it and also make sure it fits, I'm short)....
03-10-17, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,781
Posted By Calla lily

Thanks. I actually replaced a wider tire (the...

Thanks. I actually replaced a wider tire (the stock 40mm on my Salsa Vaya) with these to train for a century on. I have no experience with tires narrower than 40mm. I was thinking 70 is too low and...
03-10-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,781
Posted By Calla lily

Thanks. I went and bought a high pressure pump...

Thanks. I went and bought a high pressure pump (from Walmart because I need it by tomorrow) and was easily able to get them to 90/100 (which may be higher than I want/need). I know 70 is low but...
03-10-17, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,781
Posted By Calla lily

can't pump tire any higher pressure, is it the pump or what?

I put some Continental grand prix 4000s ii 28mm on my bike and I can not pump them any higher than 70psi. I have a cheap high volume floor pump that says up to 100psi. I have also tried my Nashbar...
02-24-17, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 132,320
Posted By Calla lily

Thank you. Not something you see here in Florida....

Thank you. Not something you see here in Florida. We have to build up the land to keep the swamps out. (no gravel roads around here either)...
02-23-17, 03:55 PM
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Views: 132,320
Posted By Calla lily

What is that off to the left?

What is that off to the left?
Forum: Southeast
02-20-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By Calla lily

I can't help much with shops in Orlando. I'm just...

I can't help much with shops in Orlando. I'm just north of Orlando. Prices may be negotiable depending on the shop and the bike, like if you are looking at last years model. If you are looking at...
Forum: Southeast
01-17-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By Calla lily

Thanks for posting this. I'm interested in the...

Thanks for posting this. I'm interested in the program. By organizational meeting, is that for anyone interested to attend, or is that for the organizers of the program?
12-21-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,342
Posted By Calla lily

I'm using the Vivosmart as an all day tracker...

I'm using the Vivosmart as an all day tracker (steps, sleep, calories burned) so I need my rides, hikes, etc to be in Garmin Connect to count towards active calories. intensity minutes, etc. So I was...
12-20-16, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,342
Posted By Calla lily

Well that stinks. I've only been using Garmin...

Well that stinks. I've only been using Garmin Connect for about 3 weeks and the first 2 weeks I was able to upload from the Wahoo app without any issues. That stopped about a week ago. Strange that...
12-19-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,342
Posted By Calla lily

Any app that will upload rides to Garmin Connect?

I recently got a Garmin Vivosmart hr (not the plus with gps) to replace my fitbit. I use a Wahoo rflkt and the Wahoo app to track rides. I had it connected to the Garmin app and was able to share my...
10-12-16, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By Calla lily

XS Giant Anyroad lists the standover at 28"

XS Giant Anyroad lists the standover at 28"
09-12-16, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By Calla lily

bike fit opinions wanted (video included)

Last week I got a 2017 Salsa Vaya (http://salsacycles.com/bikes/vaya/2017_vaya_claris) in size 49.5cm (measured by ett). I am 5'2", inseam 28.5", 42 years old. I am between sizes according to the...
09-08-16, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Calla lily

Just picked up my Vaya. Size 49.5cm. I think I...

Just picked up my Vaya. Size 49.5cm. I think I need to do some tweeking, maybe move the saddle back. And I need to find some bottle cages that will work. And some way to carry my phone, keys, other...
09-06-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,124
Posted By Calla lily

The foam that came on the arms of my Prorack...

The foam that came on the arms of my Prorack ripped on the inside of the bends, and I didn't realize until it chipped the paint on my bike. The company sent me new foam pieces, but they are cheap and...
08-31-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Calla lily

Well, I just ordered a 2017 Salsa Vaya Claris...

Well, I just ordered a 2017 Salsa Vaya Claris (http://salsacycles.com/bikes/vaya/2017_vaya_claris) size 49.5 in brown. I am between sizes and of course they didn't have a 49.5 in stock for me to try....
08-23-16, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Calla lily

That looks like a really nice bike. Cool color.

That looks like a really nice bike. Cool color.
08-21-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Calla lily

I'm interested as well. I'm 5'2" and looking for...

I'm interested as well. I'm 5'2" and looking for something a little lighter than the xs Liv Rove 2 I have now.
Forum: Southeast
08-02-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 371,964
Posted By Calla lily

Nice 11 miles on the beach at New Smyrna Beach...

Nice 11 miles on the beach at New Smyrna Beach yesterday. Reminded me why I like riding on the beach, especially this time of year (just wish I lived a little closer). Cooler than inland, and the...
07-19-16, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,881
Posted By Calla lily

I'm 5'2", cycling inseam 28-ish", and have a xs...

I'm 5'2", cycling inseam 28-ish", and have a xs Liv Rove 2. It's a good size for me. I do get some toe overlap, but never while riding at speed. I have to be practicality sitting still and turn the...
Forum: Southeast
06-07-16, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Calla lily

There's also Chuck Lennon Trails...

There's also Chuck Lennon Trails (http://www.flaglerbiking.com/chuck-lennon-trails.html) in De Leon Springs and Spruce Creek Preserve in New Smyrna Beach.
05-20-16, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,860
Posted By Calla lily

In a small handlebar bag I carry mini pump, spare...

In a small handlebar bag I carry mini pump, spare tube, patch kit, tire levers, multi-tool, small rag, phone, keys, chapstick, a couple hair elastics (for my hair and also to hold a wahoo rflkt on...
05-06-16, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Calla lily

Not an expert but looks like schrader to me and...

Not an expert but looks like schrader to me and you would want a tube that lists 32 in the range.
05-03-16, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,028
Posted By Calla lily

I guess this is my problem too. I have a Samsung...

I guess this is my problem too. I have a Samsung Galaxy s5. It updated to Marshmallow a few weeks ago. I use a RFLKT along with the Topeak Panobike speed and cadence sensor. The combo was working...
04-29-16, 08:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,446
Posted By Calla lily

My average over all rides so far this year is...

My average over all rides so far this year is about 12.8. That includes some off road, beach, family rides. My average on mostly flat, paved bike trails is around 13.5 to 14 mph.
04-28-16, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,918
Posted By Calla lily

I have Liv sport pedals on my bike LIV Sport...

I have Liv sport pedals on my bike LIV Sport Pedals 9/16" Axle (Pedals) - Bike Gear | Giant Bicycles | United States...
04-27-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,680
Posted By Calla lily

Should I be measuring the stem from where it...

Should I be measuring the stem from where it sticks out of the rim, or from the top of the rim? It is a double wall rim. If measuring from where the stem is sticking out, 32mm would be fine as that's...
04-27-16, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,680
Posted By Calla lily

spare tube valve length

Newbie question here. I'm looking to get a spare tube. Size is 700x40c Schrader. So I get that any schrader tube that the 40c falls within (say 35-43c) will fit. But I see another set of numbers,...
Forum: Southeast
04-26-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,903
Posted By Calla lily

Thanks for that update. I saw this just before...

Thanks for that update. I saw this just before today's ride, so I went and rode the newly opened bit. Didn't do the entire thing, just 22 miles from Green Spring to Celery Ave and back. It looks like...
04-15-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,178
Posted By Calla lily

Were your shoes hitting the front wheel going...

Were your shoes hitting the front wheel going straight, or only when making a sharp turn? My shoe will sometimes rub the front wheel on my Rove, but only when making a sharp turn, and then I'm going...
04-11-16, 12:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,178
Posted By Calla lily

Not really true when you are 5'2" (on a tall...

Not really true when you are 5'2" (on a tall day). That crosses a lot of bikes off my list. But I agree with buying the bike that fits current and future needs.
04-11-16, 08:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,178
Posted By Calla lily

I got a 2015 Live Rove II in December. I went...

I got a 2015 Live Rove II in December. I went with the 2015 for a couple reasons. 1. My lbs had one in my size (XS) in stock and being last years model, they gave me a discount. I got the bike plus...
04-08-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,420
Posted By Calla lily

I ride a xs hybrid with only 1 cage. I live in...

I ride a xs hybrid with only 1 cage. I live in Florida. Anything over 20 miles in mild weather, and pretty much any length in the middle of summer, and either I use my camelbak (and bottle) or make...
02-21-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,437
Posted By Calla lily

Paid attention on today's ride. Ride length about...

Paid attention on today's ride. Ride length about 1 hr 45 min. Battery from 95% to 78%. Running Wahoo app with RFLKT and Panobike speed & cadence sensor, gps on, bluetooth on, wifi off, and most of...
01-20-16, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,437
Posted By Calla lily

I have a Samsung Galaxy s5. I've found it pretty...

I have a Samsung Galaxy s5. I've found it pretty rugged. I also live in Central Florida. It's been rained on, never submerged though. It's in a tough armor case. Until recently, when riding, it would...
01-11-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,256
Posted By Calla lily

The mount does have a cable wrapped around the...

The mount does have a cable wrapped around the stem. The bag isn't going anywhere. I plan on asking the lbs about a rear rack next time I'm there. I'm not sure why something like this one wouldn't...
01-10-16, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,256
Posted By Calla lily

Thought I'd give an update. I got the Oxford bag....

Thought I'd give an update. I got the Oxford bag. It does have quick release. It's a good size for my usual rides, maybe even too big (I haven't got any repair kit to put in it yet, I wonder if a...
01-09-16, 12:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,153
Posted By Calla lily

I'm in a similar situation (a few years younger,...

I'm in a similar situation (a few years younger, almost 17 years married, but that doesn't matter) except I'm the wife who likes to ride. He likes to play tennis and so do I (even though I suck and...
01-07-16, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,453
Posted By Calla lily

Strava does not show current speed, at least the...

Strava does not show current speed, at least the android app doesn't, only your average speed. You have to be a premium member for that. If it wasn't for that, the app would be great. I don't want to...
01-04-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,461
Posted By Calla lily

I'm not sure that's true. My friend and I are...

I'm not sure that's true. My friend and I are both 5'2". I wear a size 5-6 women's shoe. She wears a size 10 women's.
01-01-16, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,453
Posted By Calla lily

Wahoo RFLKT vs Cateye smart

Ok, first I'm have an android phone, Samsung Galaxy s5, which I believe has ant+. But from what I can figure out, none of the features available with the Wahoo RFLKT+ are usable on android, so...
12-31-15, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,256
Posted By Calla lily

I ordered the Oxford bag. It says it has a...

I ordered the Oxford bag. It says it has a handlebar mounting bracket. So we'll see. I also like the other Louis Garneau bag, the red one, except for the red color. There's a black one out there too....
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