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10-02-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By DrDyno

I use this from Amazon. I have two of them and,...

I use this from Amazon. I have two of them and, rather than fill each with my necessities, I just attached the under-seat clip on both bikes and switch one bag back and forth... instantly.
...
09-25-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 986
Posted By DrDyno

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3mfX4n6UB8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3mfX4n6UB8
09-25-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 986
Posted By DrDyno

It's been at least five decades since I played...

It's been at least five decades since I played with a three speed adjustment. That said, it looks to me like you may be stuck in one gear because the cable is screwed all the way down onto the...
09-15-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,182
Posted By DrDyno

As the owner of many dogs over the years, I have...

As the owner of many dogs over the years, I have to say that could only have been written by someone who never has. You obviously know nothing about the joy, camaraderie or affection possible...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By DrDyno

ALWAYS BETTER TO ASK FOR FORGIVENESS THAN TO ASK...

ALWAYS BETTER TO ASK FOR FORGIVENESS THAN TO ASK FOR PERMISSION!

:love:
08-24-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By DrDyno

THANKS to y'all (I live in the South now) for...

THANKS to y'all (I live in the South now) for your responses and suggestions!

Canklecat, thanks for the tips... I feel your pain! I went flying off my bike about six months ago and broke my left...
08-23-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By DrDyno

In answer to your question, I find drinking while...

In answer to your question, I find drinking while riding awkward, and a little unnerving. I stop and drink the whole bottle and then start up again. I'm beginning to think that's a bad idea.
08-23-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By DrDyno

My typical ride is in the 20-30 mile range before...

My typical ride is in the 20-30 mile range before which I just do the coffee and MCT oil. I'm starting to think I need to make time for some carbs. And... I certainly need to add electrolytes!
08-23-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By DrDyno

My wife started a Keto diet about eight months...

My wife started a Keto diet about eight months ago, about the time I got my first serious road bike. Since she's the family chef, I eat what she eats and by default, was also on a Keto diet. A...
08-23-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By DrDyno

Thanks to all who replied! Sounds like I drank...

Thanks to all who replied! Sounds like I drank more than enough water but didn't provide for adequate electrolyte replacement. I will investigate the options you suggested and, eventually... try it...
08-22-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By DrDyno

Thanks, superdex, My typical mileage is...

Thanks, superdex,

My typical mileage is 25-35 miles at 60-85 miles per week, riding every other or every third day. I have, however, had three rides over the past month above 40 miles. Any...
08-22-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By DrDyno

How to keep from getting dehydrated?

Hi All,

I'm in my 8th decade and started road biking about a year ago. My goal has been a 50-miler, which I finally accomplished yesterday. However, I experienced significant leg cramps for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,998
Posted By DrDyno

Ti starts out expensive... Top Titanium...

Ti starts out expensive...

Top Titanium Producing Countries in order:

1. China
2. Russia
3. Japan
4. Kazakhstan
5. Ukraine
6. India
08-12-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By DrDyno

Ebay search for Ultegra 10-speed brings up...

Ebay search for Ultegra 10-speed brings up several available OEM shifters.
08-12-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By DrDyno

Davei1980, don't know where you're getting your...

Davei1980, don't know where you're getting your info. The Gevenalle and the MicroShift look and feel nothing alike. I know MicroShift makes a Shimano-105, 10 speed compatible shifter set. Not...
08-11-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By DrDyno

I bought an 8-speed Gevenalle shifter to replace...

I bought an 8-speed Gevenalle shifter to replace the Versa-8 Shifters that came on my 2009 Dynamic Synergy. The Synergy is equipped with an Alfine 8-speed hub, but shifted like any Shimano equipped...
08-02-19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,691
Posted By DrDyno

I blame it entirely on your bike! Get a new...

I blame it entirely on your bike! Get a new one!! Make it light weight and fancy!!!
06-29-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 32,227
Posted By DrDyno

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1306x935/synergy_small_1914342cd35d3838d7cc99eead0a40ef35942090.jpg
06-24-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By DrDyno

Thanks... should have posted it's a 10-Speed.

Thanks... should have posted it's a 10-Speed.
06-24-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By DrDyno

Will do... Thanks!

Will do... Thanks!
06-23-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By DrDyno

:thumb: Thanks.

:thumb: Thanks.
06-23-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By DrDyno

Yes Bill, thank you. However, I used to be able...

Yes Bill, thank you. However, I used to be able to mitigate most of the "noise" by clicking the small adjuster (on the left shifter) to the inside. That capability seems to have disappeared.
06-23-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By DrDyno

Adjusting Front Derailleur Trim

Hi All,

I got my 105 equipped bike back from a local shop after shifter adjustments (for both front and rear). Everything works perfectly except for the front derailleur trim (small shifter on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,127
Posted By DrDyno

HA! Right there with you! And... '69 was one of...

HA! Right there with you! And... '69 was one of Chevrolet's best years!
06-17-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,371
Posted By DrDyno

I'm 73 and limit my rides to every other day,...

I'm 73 and limit my rides to every other day, with a rest day in between. My rides average low to mid 20 miles and, with at least one break, average 2 hours. Even so, on those occasions where I'm...
06-16-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,001
Posted By DrDyno

I used to suffer leg cramps and used Tonic Water...

I used to suffer leg cramps and used Tonic Water to get past them. Then I discovered the following from Sam's Club.
...
06-08-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,697
Posted By DrDyno

I'm 73, been seriously cycling for about a year. ...

I'm 73, been seriously cycling for about a year. I've gone from 186 when I started to 161 in about four months and maintaining mid 160's. Had an "off" last February; fractured a clavicle and was...
06-07-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,180
Posted By DrDyno

Interesting you should mention longer rides. It...

Interesting you should mention longer rides. It hadn't occurred to me but, since adding the SPD's, I've been averaging 10 miles per week longer than previously. Never thought it could be the clip-ins...
06-06-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,798
Posted By DrDyno

ZipFizz! Flavored powders that easily mix...

ZipFizz!

Flavored powders that easily mix with water. It comes in small plastic-wrapped tubes. Available through Amazon, Sam's Club & Costco. Been using the stuff for years.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By DrDyno

YouTube.com will show you everything you need to...

YouTube.com will show you everything you need to know to make this decision for yourself. :thumb:
05-27-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,180
Posted By DrDyno

Way to go, rnothog! I've had a couple of those...

Way to go, rnothog! I've had a couple of those nano-second saves but they're becoming fewer and fewer.
05-24-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,746
Posted By DrDyno

"WorldTour teams including Team Sky appear to...

"WorldTour teams including Team Sky appear to believe that shorter cranks are more efficient.
Marc ****tt considers whether we should all make the change..."

...
05-14-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,180
Posted By DrDyno

Thanks, Y'all, for your warnings and well wishes!...

Thanks, Y'all, for your warnings and well wishes! So far, so good.

Since I'm prone to putting my left foot down first, I unclip my left (SPD) shoe when I see a stop up ahead. I then coast with...
05-12-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,180
Posted By DrDyno

My First Experience w/ Clipless Pedals

Hi All,

I'm in my eighth decade and, although I've only been into serious cycling for the past six or seven months, I biked everywhere as a kid. And, while on a road bike for the past four months,...
05-02-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By DrDyno

e-Bay! You can find almost any bike you're...

e-Bay! You can find almost any bike you're looking for on eBay. Sure, you have to look closely and communicate properly with the seller. But, if careful, you find pretty good deals there. I have.
05-01-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,498
Posted By DrDyno

Back in the 70's, I owned a Mobil full-service...

Back in the 70's, I owned a Mobil full-service gas station (when we actually repaired automobiles rather than sold deli sandwiches!) A Corvette customer of mine would always bring me his cars to...
04-30-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,176
Posted By DrDyno

I have a "Road Bike" with an Alfine 8-speed hub....

I have a "Road Bike" with an Alfine 8-speed hub. As far as I can ascertain, it was only made for one year, 2009. It's a Dynamic Synergy and, I have not seen another. The gear shifting is extremely...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,153
Posted By DrDyno

I've only been a serious road bike rider for...

I've only been a serious road bike rider for seven or eight months. I had never heard of Chamois Butter and while trying to find a saddle I liked, I was constantly chaffed. I started using Chamois...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,516
Posted By DrDyno

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/621x480/0_2_3ff619e28768b31ea6a5b6ae376c2f24e986054a.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,914
Posted By DrDyno

Kontact Saddle (kontactbike.com). I have hundreds...

Kontact Saddle (kontactbike.com). I have hundreds of miles on my Kontact Saddle. The more I ride it, the more I like it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YttqyrdsJcE
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,299
Posted By DrDyno

Based upon several of your responses, I did a web...

Based upon several of your responses, I did a web search for the usefulness of clipless pedals. The best article I found was on a mountain bike site:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,299
Posted By DrDyno

Hi All! Thank you for your responses and...

Hi All!

Thank you for your responses and recommendations. I currently use a pair of New Balance sneakers which I only wear for riding. They have an aggressive sole which accepts the pins from my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,299
Posted By DrDyno

Anyone using Magnetic Pedals?

Hi All,

I'm 73 years young and been seriously into road bike riding for about five months. My mileage is up to 50-70 miles per week.

Clipless pedals are a constant recommendation from other...
03-18-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By DrDyno

I have several Sigma wired bicycle computers and...

I have several Sigma wired bicycle computers and get all the info I want, including cadence. They can be had for under $40.00 for wired units (which I use) or slightly more for wireless. Following...
03-18-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,369
Posted By DrDyno

KETO diet. :thumb: It works and you'll find...

KETO diet. :thumb: It works and you'll find more energy for your workouts.
02-27-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,938
Posted By DrDyno

A Road Bike! They always looked so uncomfortable....

A Road Bike! They always looked so uncomfortable. WRONG! Love my Focus!!
02-23-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,036
Posted By DrDyno

sold!

sold!
02-23-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,631
Posted By DrDyno

Good advice from 12boy! I originally bought the...

Good advice from 12boy! I originally bought the Brooks Flyer for my commuter. What I didn't realize was at my weight of 158# it would take many, many miles to break it in and I ride that bike too...
02-23-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,631
Posted By DrDyno

Hi Kyle, Welcome to the Bike Forums! Can't...

Hi Kyle,

Welcome to the Bike Forums! Can't go wrong with Brooks. Recognizing this is not the "For Sale" forum and, since you're a Newbie and may not know about Personal Messages...
As it turns...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,308
Posted By DrDyno

Deepakvaro, I can't help but think that by...

Deepakvaro,

I can't help but think that by asking this question the idea of riding a women's bike is, ultimately, not alright with you. For me, I can foresee several instances where, being...
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