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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By texbiker

Trek Bicycles Kingwood Taco Ride For Bloom...

Trek Bicycles Kingwood Taco Ride For Bloom Fitness
https://youtu.be/urApaa2tRuU
I got up early to ride to the start of the Trek Bicycle Kingwood Taco Ride benefiting Bloom Fitness. I have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By texbiker

I use And 1 socks from Walmart. Slightly thick...

I use And 1 socks from Walmart. Slightly thick polyester with various height choices. 12 pair for $12 total.
08-15-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 391
Posted By texbiker

I went through a similar question period with my...

I went through a similar question period with my Canyon Endurace CF with Ultegra 8000 group. I started looking for parts to go to electronic shifting but decided to go for a new bike. At the time the...
08-07-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By texbiker

I have used several GoPro cameras over the years....

I have used several GoPro cameras over the years. I started out using a Hero 7 Silver but wanted better audio so I moved up to the Hero 7 Black which I think I bought on Swappa.com. One problem with...
07-03-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By texbiker

I am very happy with the Wahoo Bolt. I used...

I am very happy with the Wahoo Bolt. I used Garmin in the past and always seemed to have BT problems. No problems with the Bolt.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By texbiker

Thanks for the thread. May biking is off to a...

Thanks for the thread.
May biking is off to a great start as I rode each day so far. My routes radiate from Kingwood TX to surrounding areas. You can read about my rides at Texbiker.net and see...
04-23-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,866
Posted By texbiker

I'm 75 and ride each day. I shoot for 200+ miles...

I'm 75 and ride each day. I shoot for 200+ miles per week except for the winter months. My wife passed away in 2019 and biking is a good way to spend time. I do some charity rides but mostly ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By texbiker

Yesterday (4/21/222) I rode the Spring Creek...

Yesterday (4/21/222) I rode the Spring Creek Greenway near Humble, TX. Video and more at Hiding From The Wind. Spring Creek Greenway Bike Ride....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,944
Posted By texbiker

I bought glasses from Zenni recently but I don't...

I bought glasses from Zenni recently but I don't find the ones you show. I'm in the US.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By texbiker

On April 2nd I rode the zuhne Education...

On April 2nd I rode the zuhne Education Expedition starting in Rosharon, TX.I looked up the starting location Thursday to see how far it was from Kingwood. At first I thought about getting up early...
03-22-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By texbiker

I like the mount from AliExpress and just bought...

I like the mount from AliExpress and just bought one. I'll need a Garmin mount since I use a Wahoo Bolt computer but that should be easy. I also bought a pair of bike shorts with side pockets fro...
03-22-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By texbiker

I saw that mount but getting the GoPro from it...

I saw that mount but getting the GoPro from it one handed looks difficult. The jersey pocket is better, I think.
03-08-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,272
Posted By texbiker

I ride on BiSaddle on each of my bikes....

I ride on BiSaddle on each of my bikes. Adjustable in many directions and comfortable. BiSaddle.com
02-17-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By texbiker

I shoot short clips so not riding one handed for...

I shoot short clips so not riding one handed for long. I tried a selfie stick but it makes the camera to bulky to put in my jersey pocket which I do with just the GoPro.
02-17-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By texbiker

I guess I'm that. Hadn't thought of it. I go...

I guess I'm that. Hadn't thought of it. I go handheld because it lets me point the GoPro where I want.
02-17-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By texbiker

I use the GoPro Media Mod housing mic without the...

I use the GoPro Media Mod housing mic without the foam cover. Most shots are with my arm extended. The Media Mod mic is pretty sensitive.
02-17-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By texbiker

I use a GoPro 10. Stabilization works well for...

I use a GoPro 10. Stabilization works well for me. I use the camera as a handheld which helps take some of the vibration out of the video. For long rides I use a Drift Ghost XL camera mounted below...
Forum: Touring
01-31-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By texbiker

Add your bike information to BikeIndex.org. Many...

Add your bike information to BikeIndex.org. Many police department and pawn shops check it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By texbiker

I use these tires and rarely have a flat. The...

I use these tires and rarely have a flat. The usual cause when I do have one is the tiny wire or I run over a large piece of metal.
01-28-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,809
Posted By texbiker

In the US there isn't many choices. Flobikes.com...

In the US there isn't many choices. Flobikes.com is expensive and doesn't have some races but streams many in Canada. GCN+ is cheaper by far. I use a VPN to watch more than I have time for. If you go...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,609
Posted By texbiker

Somebody has to pay for the World Tour team...

Somebody has to pay for the World Tour team sponsorships.
Forum: Texas
09-27-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By texbiker

Maybe the best assessment would be to drive that...

Maybe the best assessment would be to drive that portion and see for yourself since it is not too far away. That would get you the latest info versus someone riding awhile back.
07-30-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,332
Posted By texbiker

I sometimes use the Ride With GPS app.

I sometimes use the Ride With GPS app.
Forum: Introductions
07-29-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By texbiker

Welcome from a Houston area biker. I never raced....

Welcome from a Houston area biker. I never raced. I'm a recreational biker but with plenty of time to ride each day since I retired. My wife passed away almost 2 years ago so biking helps me work...
06-16-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,554
Posted By texbiker

Go to ssa.gov. There are answers to many of your...

Go to ssa.gov. There are answers to many of your questions. Create your account to see what your future benefit looks like. Medicare starts at 65. Register 3 months before but not more than 3 months...
06-15-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,009
Posted By texbiker

A GoPro can take photos or video. With the right...

A GoPro can take photos or video. With the right model you can use voice control.
06-08-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,726
Posted By texbiker

Look at the Drift Ghost cameras. They are a...

Look at the Drift Ghost cameras. They are a favorite of motorcycle riders. I use the Ghost XL.
04-30-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By texbiker

I use the Drift Ghost XL camera sometimes. It has...

I use the Drift Ghost XL camera sometimes. It has up to 9 hour battery life and records up to 1080 30fps. It is a favorite of motorcyclists.
02-06-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By texbiker

I bought a USB ANT+ dongle on ebay to solve the...

I bought a USB ANT+ dongle on ebay to solve the connection problem. Also I found that on my router I have a guest network and private network. Sometimes my phone connects to the guest network while...
12-17-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,300
Posted By texbiker

The Wahoo Fitness app will connect to sensors...

The Wahoo Fitness app will connect to sensors like a power meter.
Forum: Introductions
12-10-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By texbiker

Welcome to Bikeforums from Houston. There is a...

Welcome to Bikeforums from Houston. There is a wealth of C&V bikes here.
Replies: 17
Views: 4,645
Posted By texbiker

I am not a rando or ultra rider but I recently...

I am not a rando or ultra rider but I recently bought the BiSaddle. So far I have 78 miles on it. The first ride showed I needed to adjust the height and forward positions. Now I have it located. It...
11-23-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,232
Posted By texbiker

You could use a program like Golden Cheetah and...

You could use a program like Golden Cheetah and save the odometer number in the notes for each ride. A spreadsheet would also work.
11-21-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By texbiker

Sorry you had this happen. List the bikes on...

Sorry you had this happen. List the bikes on BikeIndex.org.
Forum: Introductions
11-20-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By texbiker

Nice story. Welcome to BikeForums.

Nice story. Welcome to BikeForums.
11-06-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,894
Posted By texbiker

I video record portions of my ride but not for...

I video record portions of my ride but not for safety purposes. I have a website (see my signature below) and write about my riding experiences (among other things). I create a video and upload to...
10-09-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By texbiker

Back when I had just one bike I would bring it...

Back when I had just one bike I would bring it inside every once in awhile and my wife agreed as long as it wasn't long. Now that she has passed away I have two bikes and they stay in the breakfast...
08-28-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,283
Posted By texbiker

Wow! Nice looking bike. I have a R300. I like...

Wow! Nice looking bike. I have a R300. I like your colors. Smooth looking downtube. I didn't get the internal cables but I would the next time....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By texbiker

Newspapers work or a fan will help.

Newspapers work or a fan will help.
08-22-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,274
Posted By texbiker

I wave and say hi if passing close enough. I...

I wave and say hi if passing close enough. I guess 80% respond the same way.
07-25-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,757
Posted By texbiker

I use RideWithGPS.com free version to backup my...

I use RideWithGPS.com free version to backup my rides and also Golden Cheetah on my desktop computer. My main program is SportTracks.mobi which I pay for. I use a Wahoo Bolt so Garmin Connect is not...
06-25-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,430
Posted By texbiker

Nice looking bike. I like the wide and beefy...

Nice looking bike. I like the wide and beefy tires. Sometimes I get a click when the chain rubs the front derailleur cage.
Forum: Introductions
05-15-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By texbiker

Welcome to Bikeforums from a fellow Texas biker....

Welcome to Bikeforums from a fellow Texas biker. Waterford's are a special bike. Enjoy your rides.
Forum: Introductions
05-14-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By texbiker

Nice introduction. Welcome to Bikeforums.

Nice introduction. Welcome to Bikeforums.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,176
Posted By texbiker

I ride a Canyon Endurace CF SLX Ultegra so I vote...

I ride a Canyon Endurace CF SLX Ultegra so I vote for the Canyon.
04-19-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,199
Posted By texbiker

I use a Wahoo Bolt. You can set it up with the...

I use a Wahoo Bolt. You can set it up with the data you want on a "front" page. It doe not have a touch screen but the button scrolls through pages quickly.
04-13-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By texbiker

Look at BikeTiresDirect.com. You can drill down...

Look at BikeTiresDirect.com. You can drill down on several levels.
04-13-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,256
Posted By texbiker

I canceled my subscription yesterday and then...

I canceled my subscription yesterday and then today the weather turned cold. I almost renewed but then I dressed warm and went for a ride.
04-10-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,748
Posted By texbiker

I used to ride on 23mm and 25mm but my Canyon...

I used to ride on 23mm and 25mm but my Canyon Endurace came with 28mm. Set at 90 to 95 psi the 28mm ride easier than the narrower tires. I think they are less susceptible to flats. I use Continental...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,644
Posted By texbiker

I own the Kerosene Red Endurace CF SLX. I bought...

I own the Kerosene Red Endurace CF SLX. I bought it February 2018 and have ridden over 15,000 miles. It is a great ride. I run about 95 psi in the 28 mm tires which makes my ride comfortable. The...
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