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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,106
Posted By sdmc530

I had a 520 for years, before that a 500. This...

I had a 520 for years, before that a 500. This year I jumped to the 1030. Amazing computer IMO. I am a Garmin guy with the whole family on Garmin watches and such but yeah I think the 1030 is worth...
07-09-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,309
Posted By sdmc530

I too wax with MSW for a few years now. I use...

I too wax with MSW for a few years now. I use 25% paraffin and 75% MSW. Temp is critical IMO of the product. If you don't get it hot enough and get the chain hot it doesn't work as well IMO. I...
07-08-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,881
Posted By sdmc530

I have been reading on helmets a bunch lately and...

I have been reading on helmets a bunch lately and it seems MIPS is in fact the way to go. Wave is a good design but not to the same as MIPS.
07-03-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,218
Posted By sdmc530

chain catcher didn't work then? this is crazy

chain catcher didn't work then? this is crazy
07-02-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,218
Posted By sdmc530

I am going to just put out that I am sure carbon...

I am going to just put out that I am sure carbon frames fail, but not to the extent of a black hole opening and sucking it in and dissolving in a ball of fire. I am sure they have cracks and such...
07-02-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,218
Posted By sdmc530

never in person, I saw one in my LBS....but it...

never in person, I saw one in my LBS....but it was hit by a car.....does that count?
07-02-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By sdmc530

nail polish, cheap, easy. I don't care about the...

nail polish, cheap, easy. I don't care about the look so much as protection so close is good enough for me.
07-02-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By sdmc530

for accuracy during a work out the check strap is...

for accuracy during a work out the check strap is no doubt the most accurate. My Garmin watch does ok until the HR gets high then its just wonky, but the chest strap is always very close.
06-30-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By sdmc530

pure evil! :)

pure evil! :)
06-28-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By sdmc530

What is your price? Cheap to you may not be...

What is your price? Cheap to you may not be cheap to others....you need to define cheap....
06-28-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By sdmc530

wash them......don't throw them...that is...

wash them......don't throw them...that is probably advice that he is spewing out to cover his butt.
06-22-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By sdmc530

100 percent spot on!

100 percent spot on!
06-21-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 886
Posted By sdmc530

I get one a year, its pretty rare for me to have...

I get one a year, its pretty rare for me to have it happen to me. I am lucky I guess? But now I will have one on my next ride because of this post!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,501
Posted By sdmc530

if a rotor is squealing, lube it, then it will...

if a rotor is squealing, lube it, then it will stop :)


but yea, I actually believe this the case for some people who believe the more lube the better! My CX bike is the only bike I have with...
06-19-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 745
Posted By sdmc530

Ours is insanely busy. Most traffic it has had...

Ours is insanely busy. Most traffic it has had in years...I hope it ends soon. MUP is a no go on the weekends for certain, during the week its not terrible.
06-19-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By sdmc530

I am right now 259, and just a half a hair under...

I am right now 259, and just a half a hair under 6". I wear XL bibs, no issues with fit for me. I have pearl they are good for the price. I have one pair of bont I got for Christmas last year....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By sdmc530

this! My 1030 is awesome, I don't want to mess...

this! My 1030 is awesome, I don't want to mess with what I like and works.
06-17-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By sdmc530

DC is awesome!!

DC is awesome!!
06-17-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By sdmc530

I have never had an issue with a screen protector...

I have never had an issue with a screen protector on a Garmin product. But maybe I just got lucky
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,501
Posted By sdmc530

I have been waxing for some time now, best...

I have been waxing for some time now, best product I found with my simple home trials is MSW, Molten speed wax, stuff is awesome. I use one bag of MSW and 1/4 pound of gulf wax. More golf wax then...
06-15-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,058
Posted By sdmc530

tires, I hate how fast tires go when your...

tires, I hate how fast tires go when your heavier. other than that I don't have any unusual wear issues.
06-15-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By sdmc530

Awesome job!!! I am on this similar journey...

Awesome job!!! I am on this similar journey myself. Today I got on the scale and down 78 pounds. Started at 336, working towards 236, trying for 100 pounds then see what happens there. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By sdmc530

Your thoughts on the play/wear concern is legit. ...

Your thoughts on the play/wear concern is legit. I have had my Allez for 10,000 miles now on the factory cranks/bb bearings and I too have been watching the wear/play to show up. Nothing yet and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By sdmc530

Nice, you made a great choice. I have two bikes...

Nice, you made a great choice. I have two bikes with Praxis and both are great IMO!
06-09-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By sdmc530

If you got the cash to splash they hard YES its...

If you got the cash to splash they hard YES its worth it. The sora bike is fine, don't get me wrong its a good bike. I have a bike with Sora on it, no issues. But after my second bike is 105, I...
06-07-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,662
Posted By sdmc530

blue192 How is your experience with that seat...

blue192 How is your experience with that seat post going?
06-05-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By sdmc530

I have a thule hang type rack. It was a good deal...

I have a thule hang type rack. It was a good deal at the time but now I wish I had dropped the cash for a tray type. The type your set the bike in instead of hanging your bikes off the top tube is...
06-05-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 56,949
Views: 8,201,079
Posted By sdmc530

This one made me chuckle a little... trex...

This one made me chuckle a little...

trex for sale, not a Trek, but a trex

https://siouxfalls.craigslist.org/bik/d/sioux-falls-trex/7135009407.html
06-03-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,561
Posted By sdmc530

Against city ordinance here, thank goodness! ...

Against city ordinance here, thank goodness! Cars then have to share the road
06-03-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By sdmc530

Spec makes one just like that. 1X drivetrain...

Spec makes one just like that. 1X drivetrain with 8 speeds, ridged fork, step through, kind of the same but with no suspension. Wife loves hers. I think its called the Roll? I think we got it...
05-31-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By sdmc530

My LBS is a mom and pop store and they have...

My LBS is a mom and pop store and they have nothing, said they have 500 bikes on backorder for people. They doubt very much they will arrive in the next 6 months. Deals in Salsa, Liv, Giant,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By sdmc530

I have been searching for my son as well. He is...

I have been searching for my son as well. He is still a bit young but watching for the future.

so far I have found Argon18 Xenon, Spec. Allez Jr. but both ar are $800.
There is a company in the...
05-29-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By sdmc530

I too use this method. I would love the garmin...

I too use this method. I would love the garmin scale but the value isn't there. We got a digital scale from Target I think for $40...
05-28-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,021
Posted By sdmc530

Congrats.....50 is a big deal.....nice job! ...

Congrats.....50 is a big deal.....nice job!

metric century next?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,588
Posted By sdmc530

to the OP, they are both good units. You will be...

to the OP, they are both good units. You will be alright with either. I am a Garmin user and couldn't be happier. the connect program they use for the data is really good.
05-25-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By sdmc530

I never had this issue at the rate your having. ...

I never had this issue at the rate your having. It did bring down the battery more but not 10% an hour.....something is defiantly not correct. I had a 500, then a 520, not a 1030. Only the 520...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,474
Posted By sdmc530

Good for you on waving, I too am a waver!

Good for you on waving, I too am a waver!
05-25-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,852
Posted By sdmc530

No, that is our huge issue. My wife will NOT get...

No, that is our huge issue. My wife will NOT get a smart phone. Mind boggeling! My wife, CFO of a medical company, well educated refuses to get a smart phone so I use my phone for all our Garmin...
05-24-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,757
Posted By sdmc530

I am sorry I can't get over the fact that...

I am sorry I can't get over the fact that somebody is using a Porsche as a storage unit...Ö.I am crying
05-24-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By sdmc530

I leave my garmin 1030 in "dark mode" always...I...

I leave my garmin 1030 in "dark mode" always...I like the darkness
05-24-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,852
Posted By sdmc530

thanks for crushing my dreams!!! I know...

thanks for crushing my dreams!!!

I know its unlikely to happen, but a fella can dream. Seriously short of this change Garmin Connect is great IMO.
05-24-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,852
Posted By sdmc530

I might have to try this once again. When I did...

I might have to try this once again. When I did this I always got a headache so I gave up quickly. I might have to give it another go and play with the strengths.
05-24-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,852
Posted By sdmc530

Yeah, I had considered trying the Wahoo a while...

Yeah, I had considered trying the Wahoo a while back when it came out, but with a Garmin watch, HL and my wife and son already having Garmin watches it was not worth the effort to have a two family...
05-23-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,852
Posted By sdmc530

I have Oakley sunglasses with bifocals...

I have Oakley sunglasses with bifocals already....getting olderer sucks
05-23-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,852
Posted By sdmc530

LOL.....I am already wearing bifocals! ...

LOL.....I am already wearing bifocals! Actually it was more of the fact when I look down I want a quick view of what I am wanting to see then eyes back up.....I like it and yeah, I get the price...
05-23-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By sdmc530

Sorry, I just assumed it was. My bad!

Sorry, I just assumed it was. My bad!
05-23-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By sdmc530

this works great!! A couple of tips, put a mark...

this works great!! A couple of tips, put a mark where you are going to cut then wrap in masking tape, that helps the edges from being over frayed. You will have to still clean up the cuts.
...
05-23-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,852
Posted By sdmc530

I went from the 520 to the 1030, never going back...

I went from the 520 to the 1030, never going back now. The 1030 is an amazing computer for everything I could ever need. Size was my biggest motivation, can't see little screens anymore. 520 was a...
05-23-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 970
Posted By sdmc530

Our local shops (not Walmart type) have been fine...

Our local shops (not Walmart type) have been fine all along here. In the early morning hours not many people there at all. No mask requirements, just one way isles and distancing practices...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,432
Posted By sdmc530

speedsleev, best ever. Only thing I put in it is...

speedsleev, best ever. Only thing I put in it is for tire fix/repairs and some emergency cash.
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