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04-07-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By zjrog

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03-30-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By zjrog

Network port is Gigabit capable, I much prefer...

Network port is Gigabit capable, I much prefer wired wherever possible. Even when using my laptop I use a hardwired ethernet connection most of the time.

I ordered the 2GB version of that video...
01-25-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By zjrog

Yes, for now. It has been sufficient for shorter...

Yes, for now. It has been sufficient for shorter rides indoors when its warm. It has a remote, sonI can change speeds as well. I will look at additional fans, something I keep putting off.

Nice...
01-24-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By zjrog

I have more Zwift miles than real miles. I am...

I have more Zwift miles than real miles. I am currently using my old 98 Cannondale R200 with 3x7 gearing, on an older Kurt Kinetic fluid trainer. To that I added their iNride sensor (Bluetooth and...
01-21-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,045
Posted By zjrog

A top 10 guy and a sports specialist should be on...

A top 10 guy and a sports specialist should be on equal footing... Just make sure he knows what you expect after surgery...
01-21-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,177
Posted By zjrog

I certainly second this advice, find the best...

I certainly second this advice, find the best surgeon you and your insurance can afford. I'm lucky that my knee guy is local to me, as opposed to my ankle and hand guys, which are 45 minutes away....
01-21-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,056
Posted By zjrog

I don't shovel anymore. Not more than my steps...

I don't shovel anymore. Not more than my steps out front or back. I too use a riding mower mounted blade. It's certainly more fun than shoveling. But on heavy snow years, it's hard to find new places...
01-19-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By zjrog

For cost and expediency, I went with a Microshift...

For cost and expediency, I went with a Microshift 3x9 set, I had some older Deore XT brake levers and sourced a Bontrager 750mm bar set from my local collective. I will get the swap done soon.
01-18-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,479
Posted By zjrog

PNW and TranzX are in my price range. I'm not...

PNW and TranzX are in my price range. I'm not going to do any super technical stuff. I broke my back 9 years ago so no big air or high speeds on down hills. I also have a hard brace fr my left ankle...
11-25-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7,985
Views: 2,443,391
Posted By zjrog

Digging that DRILLIUM!

Digging that DRILLIUM!
11-14-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,045
Posted By zjrog

Pics to share. ...

Pics to share.
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11-13-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,045
Posted By zjrog

Had my 6 week follow up, a few days early....

Had my 6 week follow up, a few days early. Surgeon's PA was very pleased with my healing. But also with my 0 to 135 Range of Motion. Cleared me to return to work next week.

So at PT, got worked...
11-11-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,879
Posted By zjrog

I tried using Zwift with a magnetic trainer, and...

I tried using Zwift with a magnetic trainer, and wheel speed and cadence sensors only. But that wasn't enough to enjoy Zwift, for me at least... So last year I bought a used Kurt Kinetic fluid...
11-02-20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,158
Posted By zjrog

Being in good shape before is a huge help. And I...

Being in good shape before is a huge help. And I have no doubt my cycling since weight loss surgery 2 years ago has been a huge help. My muscle weakness across the front of my knee, for going up and...
10-30-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,045
Posted By zjrog

my first one is 10 years old, they said 30 then....

my first one is 10 years old, they said 30 then. My new knee is the same basic model, but has improvements that might go beyond that..

I will say, compared to this point 10 years ago, I'm off...
10-29-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,158
Posted By zjrog

I had raised the seat specifically so I could get...

I had raised the seat specifically so I could get a full rotation. I have since lowered it back to my normal spot.. I use a midfoot position over the pedal axle due to that AFO brace. But in PT, my...
10-26-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,158
Posted By zjrog

In my second outpatient PT session today, we...

In my second outpatient PT session today, we worked more on quad sets. And I am SORE!!! But we moved forward with his recumbent bike. His goal is stretching the knee not rotations. He had to move me...
10-26-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,158
Posted By zjrog

Thanks! And that makes for a great laugh too! ...

Thanks! And that makes for a great laugh too!



I had NO tension on the trainer, and my PT was happy to hear this, but he also says I need about two ore weeks before I begin riding. I'm way down...
10-26-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,158
Posted By zjrog

Something had to change, so my right knee and I divorced...

Wit and humor aside, I've been in too much pain to ride. Even indoors. My right knee was tolerable, but my left ankle, in an AFO brace since last December, "changed". He only wants to talk fusion for...
09-15-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,544
Posted By zjrog

I'm torn between carbon fiber and titanium...

I'm torn between carbon fiber and titanium chopsticks, but the handmade bamboo is simple, elegant, and sustainable...
07-27-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 51,693
Posted By zjrog

Brother, this pic makes me happy for you!!! ...

Brother, this pic makes me happy for you!!!

Happy belated Birthday!

Damn, I need to ride...
05-09-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 731,971
Posted By zjrog

Brother! Ya done GOOD!!!!

Brother! Ya done GOOD!!!!
05-07-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 20,382
Posted By zjrog

Yikes, yes, I am always looking for things that...

Yikes, yes, I am always looking for things that could mess me up.

Funny thing, I almost wore a Camelbak the day I crashed. If I had, I might not have been hurt as bad.
05-06-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 20,382
Posted By zjrog

Ahhh, yes, I know this one... I crashed 9 years...

Ahhh, yes, I know this one... I crashed 9 years ago, broke my neck, massive concussion and more. But those are the ones that count today. Took me 3 years to even get back on a bike.

Any downhill...
05-06-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7,739
Views: 2,123,092
Posted By zjrog

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1990 7000, 22".
05-06-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,354
Views: 481,401
Posted By zjrog

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05-06-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 44,032
Posted By zjrog

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Got to ride with my grandkids last night. 22" 1990 Trek...
05-01-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,547
Posted By zjrog

I do not know what model, I took it off my 2002...

I do not know what model, I took it off my 2002 Marin San Rafael hybrid that I haven't decided what I want to do with. It is too tall a bike for me to want that much rise, but that much rise is great...
04-23-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,326
Posted By zjrog

I'm 6'1" and in the 240s. But. I was 378 at my...

I'm 6'1" and in the 240s. But. I was 378 at my heaviest. Also wear a 32" inseam. And carried most of my weight above my my waist.

I rode my 29er Monster Cross mostly until I was under 300. ...
04-23-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,547
Posted By zjrog

Almost finished with my 89 Trek 950 drop bar...

Almost finished with my 89 Trek 950 drop bar conversion...
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Needs bar...
04-23-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,677,584
Posted By zjrog

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1989 Trek 950. Dropped in drop bars and RSX shifters/brake levers. 3x7,...
04-22-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,045
Posted By zjrog

GCN Has a video of a Clyde racer and bike fit...

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It's a very interesting video to watch...
04-14-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 44,032
Posted By zjrog

I bought a Walmart bike for my grand daughter for...

I bought a Walmart bike for my grand daughter for XMas, I was told it wasn't a real bike (for a 9 year old), but a BSO "Bike Shaped Object".



All my bikes are home built. My old KHS was bought...
04-14-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 44,032
Posted By zjrog

Another Clyde ride is being prepped. ...

Another Clyde ride is being prepped.
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1997 Cannondale R300 CAAD2 60cm. A...
04-08-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By zjrog

Thank you. At 230 pounds, I used to break pedal...

Thank you. At 230 pounds, I used to break pedal axles. Friends used to give me things to try and break. What I didn't break, everyone bought... I'll never be that strong again. I'll never hammer up...
04-03-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By zjrog

I'm going to SERIOUSLY doubt your weight is the...

I'm going to SERIOUSLY doubt your weight is the issue. I say this as I have been significantly heavier.And significantly stronger in the past. That was when I broke things. Power. 30 years ago and at...
04-03-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,012,271
Posted By zjrog

I know people that have flown, and fly these...

I know people that have flown, and fly these jets. For them, Thank you. I, myself, am a retired sailor. And still need a few more years before I get to finally retire. Good luck Brother! Good eating,...
03-20-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,547
Posted By zjrog

Still fine tuning my waterbed Pedestal workbench....

Still fine tuning my waterbed Pedestal workbench.
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I think it's about...
03-16-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,547
Posted By zjrog

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I converted my waterbed Captain's Pedestal into a basement workbench....
03-12-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,229
Posted By zjrog

26 years ago, 17 bikes were counted by my wife,...

26 years ago, 17 bikes were counted by my wife, and that did not include her bike, nor the son's. Today, I presently have 8 at home, 1 each at work, son's house and daughter's house for 11. She knows...
03-09-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By zjrog

Food and money, the bane of the dieter. Good food...

Food and money, the bane of the dieter. Good food and good for you food cost money. Bad food and bad for you food can taste great, but there is a reason it is cheap...

More than price, TASTE!!!
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03-09-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,845
Posted By zjrog

Bike shorts. Even at 350+. But then I also wear...

Bike shorts. Even at 350+. But then I also wear kilts. And shorts all year long, yes, even shoveling snow.

I also have cycling underwear for under regular shorts or sweats.

Now under 250,...
03-08-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,245
Posted By zjrog

Not screwed together yet... ...

Not screwed together yet...
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03-03-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,547
Posted By zjrog

Awesome job! The more I see workbenches with...

Awesome job!

The more I see workbenches with tool cabinets built in, the more I need to do this. If I don't sell my house this next year, perhaps I will upgrade my tool storage and rebuild my...
03-01-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,571
Posted By zjrog

I have 6 and 12 point combination wrenches. Both...

I have 6 and 12 point combination wrenches. Both have proper places and uses. As for the ratcheting wrenches, I do not use them for torque, but repetition.
02-29-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,439
Posted By zjrog

Wasn't me that sued. I had one, my son loved it,...

Wasn't me that sued. I had one, my son loved it, my daughter hated it. I flipped it with my son in it, cut a corner a bit tight, and the inside wheel clipped the curb and flipped it. Yes, my son got...
02-29-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By zjrog

And that response is enough for me to end this...

And that response is enough for me to end this thought process.

Thanks to all!
02-21-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,134
Posted By zjrog

Thomas15 I have Wahoo Blue Speed and Cadence...

Thomas15 I have Wahoo Blue Speed and Cadence sensors on many of my bikes, and prefer that for cadence vs the iNride estimation. I don't do much "climbing", so don't get to "Super Tuck" much. One...
02-20-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,571
Posted By zjrog

Years ago, Sears sold a 20 piece Gear Wrench set...

Years ago, Sears sold a 20 piece Gear Wrench set for $50, SAE and Metric. And they were solid heads, not flex or even offset. The flex heads are a pain but I never really torque on them either....
02-19-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By zjrog

cisbrane CONGRATS! I'm having a serious lack of...

cisbrane CONGRATS! I'm having a serious lack of motivation at present. Maybe it's just winter. But I do have a lot of personal life issues kicking me in the head right now too.

Last year I just...
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