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Posted By Ald1

Been in retail for close to 1/2 a century....

Been in retail for close to 1/2 a century. Recently had a supplier's rep cost me $500.00. When I brought this to the CEOs attention with documentation he immediately issued a $500.00 credit on my...
07-14-19, 12:17 PM
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Views: 3,708
Posted By Ald1

FYI Bring sunscreen..... ...

FYI Bring sunscreen.....

https://www.phillyvoice.com/philly-naked-bike-ride-2019-rescheduled-september-august/
06-27-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,493
Posted By Ald1

I like to work on it to improve balance/line...

I like to work on it to improve balance/line riding etc when on a lonely road with calm air. No where near the level of putting on jackets etc. RANT. If you are in a group ride, yes we see you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,330
Posted By Ald1

My 1030 has been fine after the freeze up issue...

My 1030 has been fine after the freeze up issue early last year was corrected. However, never used live tracks and I don't do Strava. I had a bike accident this March. 64 miles in on a 67 mile ride....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,133
Posted By Ald1

Yep. I use these tires with Enve 4.5 and they...

Yep. I use these tires with Enve 4.5 and they will seal with no air loss without sealant. The downside is a bead that is hard to break. Lots of thumb pressure to push the bead to the center. I also...
05-09-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By Ald1

Happy Anniversary Part Two

May 9th,2017

My 64 year old body needed more than the dieting and some exercising I was doing. So, I dragged my 1974 Mercian out of the shed, pumped up the tires (yea they actually were OK), went...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 25,241
Posted By Ald1

Me too as to just buying one. Have not ridded...

Me too as to just buying one. Have not ridded with it yet as I'm still on concussion protocol from a recent bike accident. Very well fitting and comfortable. While I might agree Trek over hyped it, I...
03-31-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Ald1

Confounded. 0 for 3. Way too many spoke hole...

Confounded. 0 for 3. Way too many spoke hole leaks. I'm not new to this and have done tubless changes many times. Last attempt cleaned with recommended Effetto Mariposa cleaner and used their tape....
03-29-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,427
Posted By Ald1

Off the top of my head..... May 18th Eagles...

Off the top of my head.....
May 18th Eagles Ride for Autism
June 9th Cancer Society Bridge to Shore

Good resource for local rides
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03-26-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Ald1

Rim Tape/ Cleaner Recommendations

Needed to change my rear tire. I'm using Pro Ones on Enve 4.5 AR Disc wheels. What cleaner do you use to get the dried up sealent off the rim? Also what tape? I need to redo as I got a bunch of...
03-13-19, 12:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By Ald1

Just to add plus ++++ for orange sealent. The one...

Just to add plus ++++ for orange sealent. The one puncture (nasty sidewall cut) I did have last year sealed nicely to 40 psi which was enough for men to limp home (10 miles).
03-13-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By Ald1

This! It's my assumption too that sealent is to...

This! It's my assumption too that sealent is to stop leaks from punctures not to mount tubeless tires properly. If you have leaks in a tubeless setup without sealant my option is you have an improper...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,133
Posted By Ald1

To the OP. Have you put the wheel in water to see...

To the OP. Have you put the wheel in water to see where it's leaking? I'll bet you have leaks around the spokes and also perhaps the valve stem. I run the same tire on ENV wheels and at first had...
02-24-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,309
Posted By Ald1

Wow. Blast from the past. Did the 28 Day Yoga...

Wow. Blast from the past. Did the 28 Day Yoga Plan when it first came out. Really got great results. Great starter into Yoga.
Forum: Southeast
02-23-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By Ald1

I'm down in Clearwater here from Pa. till mid...

I'm down in Clearwater here from Pa. till mid March. Been here a week and put in 170 miles so far of glorius riding. Many beautiful routes and trails including the "famous" Pinealla Trail. Locals...
Forum: Southeast
02-19-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By Ald1

Clearwater Trek dealer?

Hi. Well I got down to Clearwater and am really enjoying the riding. I decided to "practice" packing my bag in my new Orucase for a future Italy trip. When reassembling my Domane SLR9 the front fork...
Forum: Southeast
02-15-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By Ald1

Honor Ride St Petersburg, FL.

Hi. Made it to Clearwater from the great white north for a month of R&R. Enjoyed the Pineella trail today and am doing the Honor Ride tomorrow. Any locals in for tomorrow? I'll be the guy with a...
Forum: Foo
02-13-19, 07:44 AM
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Posted By Ald1

Anticipating the road rash........

Anticipating the road rash........
02-13-19, 07:37 AM
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Views: 7,655
Posted By Ald1

What is cardiac drift? What is aerobic...

What is cardiac drift? What is aerobic decoupling? What is EF?

Well, I would be nice if the OP answered these questions first? This newbie would like to know.....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By Ald1

I thought I heard that the first chainring...

I thought I heard that the first chainring replacement will be half price? Anyway, my issue with this is the fact Sram announced NO firmware upgrade to the existing Red Etap. When I bought mine I...
01-29-19, 07:33 AM
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Views: 409
Posted By Ald1

Bump....

Bump....
01-29-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,457
Posted By Ald1

Yep. IMHO Glycemic index is a great indicator....

Yep. IMHO Glycemic index is a great indicator. Processed salt/sugery snacks are designed to stimulate appetite. Are you old enough to remember the snake food ad campain "betcha you can't eat just...
01-28-19, 01:10 PM
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Views: 409
Posted By Ald1

Thoughts on new trainer?

https://www.orekatraining.com/

No price listed and it looks like it's in partnership with BKOOL. Interesting videos. Thoughts???
01-28-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Ald1

I have my Domane SL9 insured with Markle mainly...

I have my Domane SL9 insured with Markle mainly because I plan to travel with it a lot with it and it covers everything. Not cheap. Believe it was about $500.00 a year but, because I built the thing...
01-27-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,234
Posted By Ald1

Check out the 5 day Tour de Pines always in late...

Check out the 5 day Tour de Pines always in late summer. Heres a link to last years info. Tour de Pines Bicycle Tour, Pine Barrens Bike Trips - Pinelands Preservation Alliance...
01-23-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,739
Posted By Ald1

Any users with the new slimmer/longer one that...

Any users with the new slimmer/longer one that also has a saddlebag? How's that working out. Don't know if I have enough seat post left for the rear wheel not to interfere.
01-22-19, 06:33 AM
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Views: 23,073
Posted By Ald1

I'm assuming the VAM poll is in meters not feet?...

I'm assuming the VAM poll is in meters not feet? Please clarify as my Garmin is set to feet. Is everyone responding to this quoting meters? Thanks
01-19-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,457
Posted By Ald1

To the OP. There is a lot of great advice here....

To the OP. There is a lot of great advice here. As a 66 year old who started back cycling less than two years ago let me chime in. A few years ago I was north of 235 lbs. When I took up cycling again...
01-18-19, 03:45 AM
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Views: 1,113
Posted By Ald1

That's what the back pockets are for. A little...

That's what the back pockets are for. A little connecting and image the cell reception improvement.....just what the overpasses........
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,801
Posted By Ald1

I have no experience with Ultraglide but when I...

I have no experience with Ultraglide but when I built my Domane 9 I choose Etap and love it. What is the weight penalty anyway? The electronic is fast and accurate. You can also double shift with one...
01-17-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,236
Posted By Ald1

Thanks for the info. George P has been in touch...

Thanks for the info. George P has been in touch to answer some questions. We have flown into Venice and rented a car before. Last year we stayed in the Lake Garda area and I used the hotel bikes for...
01-16-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,806
Posted By Ald1

Correct, and would not riding two abreast INSURE...

Correct, and would not riding two abreast INSURE taking the lane??? and discourage impatient drivers from trying to squeeze by? thereby being even safer? I'm with you. I've cycled a lot and today...
01-15-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,806
Posted By Ald1

No easy answers with taking the lane. On a two...

No easy answers with taking the lane. On a two lane country road my friend and I took the lane to make a left into a major college campus entrance. We were both signaling a left and in my mirror I...
01-14-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Ald1

In the interest of accuracy....just after I...

In the interest of accuracy....just after I posted my agent called and said she was mistaken and the bike IS covered when in transit.
01-14-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Ald1

The plot thickens.........Well I contacted my...

The plot thickens.........Well I contacted my bike insurance folks (Markel) and the agent informed me that damage to the bike in transit is NOT covered. This is not what I understood when I picked up...
01-14-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Ald1

Good point but as I already have my $$$$bike...

Good point but as I already have my $$$$bike insured by markle and I believe this covers the bike regardless if the airline knows it's one or not....also the priceof the case is in line with other...
01-14-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Ald1

Okay, correction as I did say my primary reason...

Okay, correction as I did say my primary reason was to save $$$ in travel but upon reflection that's a close second. Was considering the bike box allen which would never fly as a non bike but do not...
01-14-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Ald1

Yes sorry, I'm refering to that companies cases...

Yes sorry, I'm refering to that companies cases really the sub 62 case. My primary reason is for size and handling as Europe's idae of a mid size rentals are not mine and maybe save the airline fee....
01-13-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Ald1

Ninja Travel Case

Just about ready to get one, mainly for the airline savings, but would appreciate the resources of the experts here chiming in. Who has one? Good protection? First hand "no charge" for the bike by...
Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 707,553
Posted By Ald1

Ha. Good one!....Now i can't get the damn song...

Ha. Good one!....Now i can't get the damn song out of my head or that image ..........well I'm okay with the image..........
Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 707,553
Posted By Ald1

Speaking of "escape Velocity"........

Speaking of "escape Velocity"........
01-12-19, 05:10 PM
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Views: 1,236
Posted By Ald1

Well I'm thinking of my first bike tour of Italy...

Well I'm thinking of my first bike tour of Italy too. Between Andy's place and at about 1/2 price the Italian Cycle Center? Love all input from you guys that have "been there done that." My wife and...
01-12-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,893
Posted By Ald1

I live in a mountainous area. As I crested a 2...

I live in a mountainous area. As I crested a 2 mile hill and start an equally long decent I notice an open tractor trailer size coal truck loaded to the gills pull out just behind me. No problem it's...
Forum: Southeast
01-07-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,639
Posted By Ald1

Nice suggestion. Looks like I can jump in a few...

Nice suggestion. Looks like I can jump in a few while there.
Forum: Southeast
01-06-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,639
Posted By Ald1

Op here. Success! I got a place between...

Op here. Success! I got a place between Clearwater and Dunedin and will be down Mid Feb to Mid March. Any input in group/orginized rides in that area would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Forum: Southeast
01-04-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,639
Posted By Ald1

Any thoughts on this area? Isla del Sol, Saint...

Any thoughts on this area? Isla del Sol, Saint Petersburg, FL, Found a place at a very reasonable rate. Thanks?
Forum: Southeast
12-24-18, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,639
Posted By Ald1

Can you get a good workout riding the trails?...

Can you get a good workout riding the trails? I.E. keep a good pace with few stops?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,785
Posted By Ald1

Great post on the subject. I'll add Disc allow...

Great post on the subject. I'll add Disc allow less rim wear and more tire width options. I live in the mountains and enjoy one mile plus decents and have HDR sram discs and love them.
Forum: Southeast
12-21-18, 05:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,639
Posted By Ald1

Thanks KraneXL, My thoughts too....

Thanks KraneXL,
My thoughts too. Always enjoyed the Gulf side a bit more than the Atlantic but as you said they offer unique aspects and I'll add experiences.
Forum: Foo
12-19-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 800
Posted By Ald1

Heart warming Christmas story.......when do they...

Heart warming Christmas story.......when do they go on sale?
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