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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By jaxgtr

Have you thought of mountain bike pedals? I use...

Have you thought of mountain bike pedals? I use Time ATAC XC pedals on all my bikes, road and off road. Double sided, easy in and out, been using them for about 12 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By jaxgtr

A good friend of my wife was participating in a...

A good friend of my wife was participating in a half tri this last weekend and after the swim, he was slightly dizzy and have some blurry vision but took off on the bike, about 5 miles in, got to a...
04-19-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,165
Posted By jaxgtr

I was going to say, so many options, but I would...

I was going to say, so many options, but I would lean to the Domane or CheckPoint, but I am biased having a Domane.
04-19-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By jaxgtr

I have that same phone holder. Recently got...

I have that same phone holder. Recently got version 4 edition with the flat edges on it. Find it holds the phone with less movement. Never felt is was not secure, but the straps were round and it...
04-19-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,880
Views: 604,281
Posted By jaxgtr

The tail light is the Bontrager Flare R...

The tail light is the Bontrager Flare R (https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/equipment/bike-accessories/bike-lights/bike-rear-lights/bontrager-flare-r-city-rear-bike-light/p/14241/?colorCode=black) ....
04-19-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,880
Views: 604,281
Posted By jaxgtr

Congrats on the bike. You might look at the...

Congrats on the bike. You might look at the Bontrager Verse saddle. I started using them about 6 months ago and really find them super comfortable and they are not heavy. My wife also found the stock...
04-17-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,063
Posted By jaxgtr

yes...good clean housing and good cables are...

yes...good clean housing and good cables are always a good thing.
04-17-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,301
Posted By jaxgtr

My Caad9 I bought in 2007. I was looking at the...

My Caad9 I bought in 2007. I was looking at the Red version, but found the clear coated frame very pleasing. ...
04-16-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,210
Posted By jaxgtr

I agree :D ...

I agree :D


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04-16-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,210
Posted By jaxgtr

Me too, but it's always nice to enjoy the look of...

Me too, but it's always nice to enjoy the look of the bike as well.
04-16-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,210
Posted By jaxgtr

I do. If you dont like the color along with the...

I do. If you dont like the color along with the fit and function, are you going to ride it?
04-16-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,472
Posted By jaxgtr

I rode at night for many years when my kids were...

I rode at night for many years when my kids were young and my wife did 12 hr shift at the hospital. It was the only time I could ride. I would leave around 9 pm and typically be home by 11 or 12.
04-16-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 637
Posted By jaxgtr

I typically ffreeze mine to about the 1/3 mark on...

I typically ffreeze mine to about the 1/3 mark on one bottle and 2/3rd on the second, they wlll stay cold for about 2 hours, I say 2 hours as my hydration is a bottle and hour. I use both camelbak...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By jaxgtr

I am approaching 60 and I use the HR monitor to...

I am approaching 60 and I use the HR monitor to ensure I am not over stressed and over doing it, especially in the heat of the southeast in the summer. In days gone by, I've started long rides too...
04-15-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,695
Posted By jaxgtr

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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04-15-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,270
Posted By jaxgtr

:popcorn

:popcorn
04-15-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 785
Posted By jaxgtr

It surprising holds quite a bit. It has internal...

It surprising holds quite a bit. It has internal pockets as well. I carry the Innovation Genuine Innovation CO2 inflation type with the body cover where you can store a cartriage upside down, plus 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,335
Posted By jaxgtr

I have the Pro 3V on my Domane which are 25mm...

I have the Pro 3V on my Domane which are 25mm internal and I run the 32s. No issues with acceleration.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,335
Posted By jaxgtr

I just picked up some of these for my wife's...

I just picked up some of these for my wife's bike. Really nice wheels.
04-14-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By jaxgtr

The Rim's are, but the Bontrager R2's are not,...

The Rim's are, but the Bontrager R2's are not, but they are nice tires. I put some on my wife's bike yesterday in 32's, max pressure is 70, but she run's her tires about 60.
04-14-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By jaxgtr

Congrats on the bike.....those grips are cool. ...

Congrats on the bike.....those grips are cool.

Are far as the pedals, if you dont want clipless, try a platform pedal. My wife uses Xpedo Spry's, they are damn grippy and your feet will stay on...
04-13-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By jaxgtr

If you are looking at the Domane, don't hesitate...

If you are looking at the Domane, don't hesitate to look at the Trek Checkpoint, same geometry as the Domane, but if you want to ride the road you can, if you want to do path and gravel, you can put...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By jaxgtr

about $200 per hub

about $200 per hub
04-12-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,880
Views: 604,281
Posted By jaxgtr

The Bontrager fenders\mudguards actually are...

The Bontrager fenders\mudguards actually are really nice and are designed to fit the Treks bikes. I have some on my CrossRip as I used it for a Commuter\Rain bike. They also will fit my Domane and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,305
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep, I was looking at the Emonda SL back in late...

Yep, I was looking at the Emonda SL back in late 2015 when the ALR first came out. My LBS had gotten a couple in and one of them had this almost non-existent tiny little ding at the rear of the top...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,305
Posted By jaxgtr

:lol:, ok I will give you that.

:lol:, ok I will give you that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 754
Posted By jaxgtr

My wife has a 2013 Cannondale Quick 4 alloy and...

My wife has a 2013 Cannondale Quick 4 alloy and it was a hog due to the components and the stock wheels, weighed about 24 lbs. I stripped it, made it a 1x11 and put my old Boyd Altamont's on it. Got...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,305
Posted By jaxgtr

Boeing 777 wings which extend out from the...

Boeing 777 wings which extend out from the fuselage over 200 ft are made from carbon fiber, I am pretty sure you will be safe on a CF frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19,986
Views: 4,357,409
Posted By jaxgtr

Found an outstanding conditioned, 7 month old,...

Found an outstanding conditioned, 7 month old, barely used Trek FX4 Sport Carbon for my wife. I was in a generous mood and also picked up a pair of Bontrager Aeolus Pro 37's to replace the boat...
04-07-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,880
Views: 604,281
Posted By jaxgtr

Seat bag is a Bontrager quick cleat...

Seat bag is a Bontrager quick cleat...
04-07-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,880
Views: 604,281
Posted By jaxgtr

Got my wife a FX4 Sport Carbon , got a great deal...

Got my wife a FX4 Sport Carbon , got a great deal on the bike and ended upgrading the wheels.

...
04-05-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,483
Posted By jaxgtr

I have one of these... Bone Bike Tie...

I have one of these...

Bone Bike Tie (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08BRNWBMR/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1)
...
04-05-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By jaxgtr

I love my Time ATAC XC pedals. I moved all my...

I love my Time ATAC XC pedals. I moved all my times to these pedals, road, mountain, and commuter.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By jaxgtr

If this is an older rim, I would think it would...

If this is an older rim, I would think it would be difficult, but not impossible. I personally would not do it. The Open Pro I have have has the eyelets in the rim bed for the spokes and I would...
03-27-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,503
Posted By jaxgtr

I have a set of Oakley Flax jackets with...

I have a set of Oakley Flax jackets with prescription, progressive, transition lenses. works great.
03-22-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By jaxgtr

I have no issues with it...It might be that there...

I have no issues with it...It might be that there is just none of those bikes in your Trek Warehouse region.
03-20-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,257
Posted By jaxgtr

That does not count for ice cream does it? I have...

That does not count for ice cream does it? I have a couple of scoops of the same flavor ice cream every night, unless my freezer was robbed. Publix Mint Moose Track. I have become addicted to it...
03-20-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,257
Posted By jaxgtr

N+1....nuff said. I have 6 bikes in my garage, if...

N+1....nuff said. I have 6 bikes in my garage, if I found one to be that enjoyable, I would have no issues having a second copy.
03-20-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,647
Posted By jaxgtr

I know each person has their own priorities, but...

I know each person has their own priorities, but if I was homeless and had 2400 to my name, the last thing I would be doing is trying to buy a 2700 bike. I rode a $400 hybrid for many years until I...
03-19-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,781
Posted By jaxgtr

I turned 56 in Dec, feel like I am in pretty good...

I turned 56 in Dec, feel like I am in pretty good shape for a dude my age, way more active than most people my age, and honesty, way more active that a lot of people younger than myself. I have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,610
Posted By jaxgtr

I had no issues with it....but I have been...

I had no issues with it....but I have been wrapping my own bars for a while, but I don't think as a first timer you would have issues with it. I put the red on my Domane, but I actually like the...
03-18-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,142
Posted By jaxgtr

I forgot to say, even though I was off the bike...

I forgot to say, even though I was off the bike for longer than I liked, I had a couple of years of medical issues that all hit at once, I have not had any issues long term as far as my shoulder goes...
03-18-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,142
Posted By jaxgtr

I shattered mine after a crash one year. It was...

I shattered mine after a crash one year. It was broken in multiple spots, required multiple surgeries to fix all the damage. Even though I had a lot of bone breakage, the soft tissue bruising was far...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By jaxgtr

Have you disconnected your battery for a few mins...

Have you disconnected your battery for a few mins to see if it needs to be reset?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By jaxgtr

Sounds like you are holding it down too long....

Sounds like you are holding it down too long. Should only take a second to get the flashing lights.
03-14-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,028
Posted By jaxgtr

my wife does not ride the distance I do, but she...

my wife does not ride the distance I do, but she does a lot of standing as a RN and while she is crafting. She gets cramping quiet often in her hands and feet. She uses Bob's Pickle Pops to help...
03-14-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,028
Posted By jaxgtr

sounds like you are depleting your electrolytes....

sounds like you are depleting your electrolytes. You are not eating enough on the long rides. I had this happen once and only once. I live in a very hot and humid local and I took in too much water...
03-13-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,280
Posted By jaxgtr

not me, but my brother back in the early 70's, he...

not me, but my brother back in the early 70's, he was on one of those awesome center line 3 speed gear shift chopper bikes and was jumping over a home made ramp that would put him about 2 ft over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,839
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea when I ordered by Domane, it was an issue...

Yea when I ordered by Domane, it was an issue getting the cassette I wanted and tires. I opted to go with stuff they had in stock and just bought the cassette I wanted and tires off the interwebs...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,383
Posted By jaxgtr

the 105 or Ultegra cassettes are a much better...

the 105 or Ultegra cassettes are a much better bang for the buck if you are running Shimano. DA is nice, but stupid expensive when you are not being given the things by a company rep for your team.
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