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03-20-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,639
Posted By JasonD67

I had mine on the crank for 6 months or so before...

I had mine on the crank for 6 months or so before I got a new bike and moved it to my shoe so I could use 1 sensor on two bikes. Performance is the same on the crank or the shoe. I never pedal less...
03-20-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,639
Posted By JasonD67

Sorry, its the Wahoo cadence sensor that can be...

Sorry, its the Wahoo cadence sensor that can be shoe mounted. Not aware of a Garmin shoe mount.
03-20-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,639
Posted By JasonD67

GPS bike computer for me...these are probably the...

GPS bike computer for me...these are probably the most common now. My cadence sensor attaches to my shoe so it can be used on whatever bike I'm riding.
02-15-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,255
Posted By JasonD67

No more Boas for me. I also switched to laces a...

No more Boas for me. I also switched to laces a couple of years ago and will never use anything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,674
Posted By JasonD67

Same here, I've only updated my Di2 via my phone...

Same here, I've only updated my Di2 via my phone over BT. Never an issue.
01-31-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,341
Posted By JasonD67

In the winter I wear Smartwool or Darn Tough wool...

In the winter I wear Smartwool or Darn Tough wool socks...never have cold feet. Rest of the year I wear whatever "sport" socks are laying around, doesn't seem to matter to my feet.
01-31-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,724
Posted By JasonD67

Be patient, it took me a couple of winters to...

Be patient, it took me a couple of winters to finally figure what to wear. It's not like the summer where you wear the same thing at 70º as you would at 100º. In the winter, what you wear at 50 is...
01-30-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By JasonD67

My homeowners insurance says my bikes are...

My homeowners insurance says my bikes are covered, even if damaged or stolen on a ride. I hope I never have to make a claim...
01-27-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,724
Posted By JasonD67

It's ALL about the gear. If you dress correctly,...

It's ALL about the gear. If you dress correctly, you can ride in just about any temp. For many years I only had my summer bike clothes with a light jacket. I could only ride down to maybe 55F (13C)...
01-06-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,270
Posted By JasonD67

A few years ago I was faced with a similar issue:...

A few years ago I was faced with a similar issue: bad knee pain was going to end my riding. The LBS tried to change my bike fit with no success. On my own I switched to high-float pedals...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,909
Posted By JasonD67

For many years I only had one bike. I would...

For many years I only had one bike. I would schlep it in and out off the trainer during the cold months, depending on the weather. It was a PITA. When I bought a new bike last year I kept the old...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,776
Posted By JasonD67

I hope Cannondale finally got rid of the rear QR...

I hope Cannondale finally got rid of the rear QR on the SuperSix. When I was shopping bikes a couple of years ago I crossed that bike off the list when I saw that. A little too obvious example of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,393
Posted By JasonD67

Easy, Di2. No reason not to at that price point.

Easy, Di2. No reason not to at that price point.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By JasonD67

I'm coming up a year with my disc/Di2 BMC, and...

I'm coming up a year with my disc/Di2 BMC, and love it. I, too, didn't want just another Trek/Cannondale so I was looking at something a bit more exotic. I test-rode both of those brands, and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,418
Posted By JasonD67

I bet one of the biggest reasons you saw a ride...

I bet one of the biggest reasons you saw a ride improvement on the rental bike is 28mm tires v. the 23mm you're accustomed to. In my experience, wider tires has the most noticeable improvement to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,319
Posted By JasonD67

I think its easier to ride in extreme cold than...

I think its easier to ride in extreme cold than heat, as you can layer up or down to control your temp. In the heat you just suffer.

For me, the keys to riding in the cold are Merino wool socks...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,499
Posted By JasonD67

I use a large Sticky Pod now:...

I use a large Sticky Pod now: https://miles-wide.com/product/sticky-pods-large-black-camo-copy/

I too tired of the under seat bag...it got in the way of my tail light, I had to take it off to put...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By JasonD67

I agree...32 will probably only fit on a disc...

I agree...32 will probably only fit on a disc brake bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,910
Posted By JasonD67

When I was shopping for a new bike last year, I...

When I was shopping for a new bike last year, I was looking for a bike that had Di2 and disc brakes. I didn't consider the Supersix Evo because it was, by far, the cheapest bike out there that had...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,691
Posted By JasonD67

Semi for me. I rarely use the small ring up front...

Semi for me. I rarely use the small ring up front so I want full control of when it is selected, but when I do I like that it adjusts the rear accordingly.
10-01-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,737
Posted By JasonD67

My old Cannondale CAAD 4 can't fit anything...

My old Cannondale CAAD 4 can't fit anything larger than 25's due to brake clearance issues. With most rim brake bikes 25's are going to be about the max you can fit. IMO, one of the biggest...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,546
Posted By JasonD67

Weight is very important...your body weight that...

Weight is very important...your body weight that is. A bike that is as light as possible is only important at the professional level of riding where the riders themselves are basically equal.
09-17-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By JasonD67

I read several similar complaints about the wave...

I read several similar complaints about the wave cell helmets...poor circulation. I bought a MIPS helmet instead. I guess a wave cell helmet would be great in the winter when you don't need cooling?...
09-16-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,164
Posted By JasonD67

I've suffered from knee pain while riding also....

I've suffered from knee pain while riding also. For me the answer was the pedals. I went from minimum float pedals (Looks) to high-float pedals (Speedplays). Immediate relief. Maybe checkout the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,315
Posted By JasonD67

0700 is way to early for me to ride. I start work...

0700 is way to early for me to ride. I start work at 0700 but I could never get up and get myself ready for a ride at that hour. Don't forget the days are getting shorter now and it's going to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,215
Posted By JasonD67

I'm running ios 13 beta also...the E-Tube app is...

I'm running ios 13 beta also...the E-Tube app is not working with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,138
Posted By JasonD67

The LBS where I bought my BMC in February had...

The LBS where I bought my BMC in February had signs on all their new C-Dales that they had replaced the factory BB's with upgraded ones because of the problems C-Dale was having, so not surprised...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,555
Posted By JasonD67

One thing that really helps me in the heat is to...

One thing that really helps me in the heat is to take salt licks every few miles in addition to a sport drink. It's made all the difference for my physiology while biking in the heat and humidity...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By JasonD67

It's all about your fit. On my new bike I was...

It's all about your fit. On my new bike I was experiencing hand numbness. I went back for a second bike fit and they moved the hoods further forward and down so my wrist wasn't supporting most of my...
07-23-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,093
Posted By JasonD67

Believe it or not, Maryland dropped the...

Believe it or not, Maryland dropped the requirement to parallel park on the driving test a few years back. Too many people were failing and it was causing a backlog of re-testing. No joke.
07-22-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,584
Posted By JasonD67

Probably up to your knees. I used to ride no...

Probably up to your knees. I used to ride no float (Looks) but started having knee pain after several years. Moved to float (Speedplays) and no pain since.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,813
Posted By JasonD67

This is a very interesting possibility I'd not...

This is a very interesting possibility I'd not considered. Next question is do I want to leave my rather expensive road bike outside while I go in and fill up my water bottle? Maybe my Speedplay...
07-22-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,763
Posted By JasonD67

I'm the contacts + regular cycling glasses option...

I'm the contacts + regular cycling glasses option you listed. I've used prescription sunglasses or clip-ons in the past, but just got tired of having to swap multiple pairs of glasses all the time. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,813
Posted By JasonD67

I've noticed the same thing. I've been riding in...

I've noticed the same thing. I've been riding in the same area here for almost 30 years and the number of water fountains has gone down. We have large parks with playgrounds and ball fields with no...
07-20-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,093
Posted By JasonD67

I've always just pointed with the arm on that...

I've always just pointed with the arm on that side to which I'm turning. I don't think 98% of drivers or other cyclists have any idea that a raised left arm means a right turn.
07-20-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,093
Posted By JasonD67

I was behind a guy on a group ride once. We...

I was behind a guy on a group ride once. We approached a right turn and he held up his left hand and and raised his fist to the sky. I was quite perplexed until I realized he was giving the (correct)...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By JasonD67

I agree, don't worry about miles, worry about...

I agree, don't worry about miles, worry about time on the bike. I try to ride an hour minimum when I ride. If it's a flat and no wind day I'll go a lot farther than on a hilly, windy ride.
07-19-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,362
Posted By JasonD67

Just got back in from a ride after work...98 here...

Just got back in from a ride after work...98 here and the dew point 72. Nasty. I realized how useful my HRM is in these conditions. On a "normal" day I often go into zone 4 when riding along. Today...
07-19-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,362
Posted By JasonD67

No max for me here, either. But as the air temp...

No max for me here, either. But as the air temp reaches body temp (98F/37C) I definitely shorten my rides and don't ride as intense. Around this part of the country, dew points are often well above...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,376
Posted By JasonD67

Best prices are when the model year is finishing...

Best prices are when the model year is finishing up. But in my experience, the sizes and models they have left are limited, so you may not be able to get what you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By JasonD67

You get used to it. I like 'em loud as it's a...

You get used to it. I like 'em loud as it's a good way to warn pedestrians you're approaching...so I don't have to say "on your left" as much.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,769
Posted By JasonD67

Tires. I think that's your answer. My Al bike...

Tires. I think that's your answer. My Al bike bike rode so much smoother just going from 23 to 25 mm tires and lowering the pressure. My carbon bike on 25's rides about the same as my Al bike. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,306
Posted By JasonD67

I got a pair of Giro knits with laces last year....

I got a pair of Giro knits with laces last year. Best cycling shoe I've had in 30+ years of cycling. The knit is super comfortable, and the laces I never have to adjust during the ride as I did with...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,289
Posted By JasonD67

Yep. It's important that the sensor be attached...

Yep. It's important that the sensor be attached in the orientation shown. Wahoo states that if its attached in any other orientation (say rotated 90º) it will not work.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,289
Posted By JasonD67

I don’t have a pic handy. The Wahoo cadence...

I don’t have a pic handy. The Wahoo cadence sensor is designed to attach to your shoe as one of the mounting options. There’s an opening in the sensor that you fit a Velcro strap through or ( in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,289
Posted By JasonD67

I like having cadence info, esp. on climbs and...

I like having cadence info, esp. on climbs and fighting big headwinds. That said, I put my cadence sensor on my shoe a couple of years ago and love it there. Now I can ride both my bikes with one...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,440
Posted By JasonD67

Our local REI has a fair selection of bike...

Our local REI has a fair selection of bike clothing, but not as much as the nicer local bike shops. Definitely better to try stuff on as the sizes can really vary from manufacture to manufacturer.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,181
Posted By JasonD67

When I ride I just ride. I don't stop anywhere...

When I ride I just ride. I don't stop anywhere and do anything. Now, in some other areas there are brewerys and coffee shops that cater to cyclists (like in Philly where my daughter lives for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,202
Posted By JasonD67

Depends on the tire, too. I tried 28 wide Conti...

Depends on the tire, too. I tried 28 wide Conti 4000's on my bike (BMC says 28 is the widest tire I can fit). I started having clearance issues (on a disc bike, so it was hitting the frame). Checked...
06-17-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,400
Posted By JasonD67

Toss them in the dishwasher...they always come...

Toss them in the dishwasher...they always come out smelling clean and fresh.
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