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09-05-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 370
Posted By oldwinger14

I have a wheel-off Wahoo Kickr Core trainer with...

I have a wheel-off Wahoo Kickr Core trainer with an 2016 Orbea Avant permanently attached. Before purchasing the Orbea, I would mount my Cannondale Synapse to the trainer only during the Winter...
07-28-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By oldwinger14

I will check all the physical connections.

I will check all the physical connections.
07-28-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By oldwinger14

Your last 2 paragraphs accurately describe my...

Your last 2 paragraphs accurately describe my problem. While it may be an issue only with the 1030+, you would think that Garmin uses the same Di2 interface software in all of its products, but I may...
07-28-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By oldwinger14

I will give your suggestion a try. The puzzling...

I will give your suggestion a try. The puzzling thing is the inability to auto connect only occurs sporadically and somewhat rarely. No pattern to it.
07-27-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By oldwinger14

Ultegra Di2 Auto connect to Edge 1030+

Sometimes when I begin a ride, my Ultegra Di2 system does not automatically connect to my Garmin Edge 1030 Plus while other times it connects with no problem. If it does not connect, I can stop...
07-26-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 645
Posted By oldwinger14

I thought I was being helpful based on your...

I thought I was being helpful based on your original post. Sorry to have infringed on your time and questioning your awareness.
07-26-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 645
Posted By oldwinger14

Returning items bought on Amazon is very easy. Go...

Returning items bought on Amazon is very easy. Go to you Amazon account and view your past orders. Select the item you want to return. You can select to return it to any UPS Store, Whole Foods, Kohls...
07-07-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By oldwinger14

I faced the same issue last year. My road bike...

I faced the same issue last year. My road bike was/is a 2020 Cannondale Synapse that I had upgraded with an Ultegra Di2 groupset. After searching for a while, I found an 2016 Orbea Avant with a...
07-01-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,763
Posted By oldwinger14

Garmin’s Varia combo rear light/radar unit works...

Garmin’s Varia combo rear light/radar unit works great. I don’t ride without it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By oldwinger14

Riding on tubeless for almost 5 years now. To...

Riding on tubeless for almost 5 years now. To date, only 1 puncture that the sealant (Orange) was unable to stop and required a plug. Can’t estimate how many punctures the sealant took care of...
05-22-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,994
Posted By oldwinger14

The purpose of my answer was to say that the 1030...

The purpose of my answer was to say that the 1030 Plus would be a better buy than buying a 1040 (when available) if a firmware update gave it some of the capabilities that may also be in the upcoming...
05-22-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,994
Posted By oldwinger14

That data, as far as I know, is not currently...

That data, as far as I know, is not currently displayed on the 1030 Plus. But the raw data to compute it, I suspect, is probably already available or could be calculated with a firmware upgrade. Like...
05-22-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,994
Posted By oldwinger14

I may be off base on this but the photos of the...

I may be off base on this but the photos of the 1040 screens displays data that the 1030 Plus already displays, but in a less graphical way. I suspect a firmware update to the 1030 Plus would enable...
05-03-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By oldwinger14

Just follow the recommendations on the Brooks...

Just follow the recommendations on the Brooks website. As for the previous owner not liking the B17 after one ride…..what was he expecting? All saddles and butts need multiple rides and miles to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,723
Posted By oldwinger14

I have a RTL515 and ride it in the Boston...

I have a RTL515 and ride it in the Boston suburbs. Some roads are fairly busy, others are in rural or heavily wooded areas. While the alarm goes off frequently on the busy roads, I find that it keeps...
04-19-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By oldwinger14

There have been lots of threads about the care of...

There have been lots of threads about the care of Brooks saddles. The bottom line and best advice always seems to be “Follow the recommendations published by Brooks”. I have 2 B17s and follow Brooks’...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,944
Posted By oldwinger14

I ‘ve had my prescription with progressive...

I ‘ve had my prescription with progressive bifocal sunglass lenses fitted onto various Oakley frames by SportRX.Com. I bought the frames from them, at decent prices, and sent them a copy of my Rx,...
04-02-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By oldwinger14

Wahoo Kickr Core with an Orbea Avant permanently...

Wahoo Kickr Core with an Orbea Avant permanently mounted and paired with Rouvy works for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,758
Posted By oldwinger14

I bought a Cannondale Synapse 105 almost 3 years...

I bought a Cannondale Synapse 105 almost 3 years ago and loved it. Easy and comfortable to ride and a great looking bike. Last Spring, I upgraded to a Ultegra Di2 groupset, and now love it even more.
01-30-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By oldwinger14

I was in the same situation as you. Beside...

I was in the same situation as you. Beside wanting to ‘cycle’ in the Winter using my smart trainer, I wanted to be able to use the trainer when the weather was rainy during the warm weather months. I...
01-14-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By oldwinger14

Like leaky pipes, fractured stems will not fix...

Like leaky pipes, fractured stems will not fix themselves. Save yourself some anxiety, and perhaps some medical bills, and replace the stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,203
Posted By oldwinger14

Been using Hafny bar-end mirrors for the past few...

Been using Hafny bar-end mirrors for the past few years. Distortion-free, easy to mount and do not move once you set them in place.
01-09-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,068
Posted By oldwinger14

I bought a used Orbea bike that I wanted to...

I bought a used Orbea bike that I wanted to permanently mount on my trainer, and had the same question as you. After scouring Orbea’s previous year’s catalogs and not seeing any bike that was the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,133
Posted By oldwinger14

Auto pause on for me.

Auto pause on for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,489
Posted By oldwinger14

My previous bike had 105 components. I now have...

My previous bike had 105 components. I now have two bikes - one for road use, the other is permanently mounted on my Kickr Core smart trainer. Both are Ultegra based. I have not noticed any...
12-15-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,769
Posted By oldwinger14

Rouvy offers all types of rides - short/long,...

Rouvy offers all types of rides - short/long, recreational/races, city/scenic, etc.. Plus you can also have virtual partners to ride with or ride against. These options, plus real-world rides versus...
12-07-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,428
Posted By oldwinger14

I have. been using Hafny’s bar end mirrors for a...

I have. been using Hafny’s bar end mirrors for a few years and agree that they work well and are unobtrusive. The reflected image is clear and the mounting mechanism makes the mirror simple to...
11-21-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,999
Posted By oldwinger14

Like an earlier poster, I have a set, plus the...

Like an earlier poster, I have a set, plus the one for the hitch part. I have used the wheel locks and was happy with them. I have used the wheel locks only a few times, though, since I rarely leave...
10-13-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By oldwinger14

I, too, like Rouvy of all the training apps I...

I, too, like Rouvy of all the training apps I tried. Unlike the animations used in Zwift, all routes in Rouvy are videos of real places. Rouvy has 100s of routes all over the world of various levels...
10-09-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By oldwinger14

I checked out my profiles and which screens...

I checked out my profiles and which screens appear for each. Everything looks good. Now, all I have to remember is to activate the correct profile for each ride! Thanks….
10-08-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By oldwinger14

I do have 2 profiles. One for my road bike and...

I do have 2 profiles. One for my road bike and another for the bike permanently mounted on my trainer. Where do I have to go to change the order that the screens are displayed in each profile?
10-08-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By oldwinger14

I took a very quick ride through the neighborhood...

I took a very quick ride through the neighborhood and the change I made, from Indoor to Road for the Ride Type, seemed to resolve the problem..... Not sure how that setting got changed, but I will...
10-08-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By oldwinger14

I was able to scroll from screen to screen via my...

I was able to scroll from screen to screen via my 1030+ but, as I mentioned in my original posting, there were only 2 screens available. Maybe, changing the Ride Type to "Road", as I explained above,...
10-08-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By oldwinger14

I went to the profile settings and saw one thing...

I went to the profile settings and saw one thing that may have caused the navigation map to disappear. In the setting, the Ride Type was set to "Indoor" rather than "Road". I changed it to "Road" and...
10-08-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By oldwinger14

Di2 Hood Buttons & Missing Info Screens

I have an Ultegra R8050 based Di2 that also includes the wireless D-Fly component. Up to recently, the hood buttons worked as intended, allowing me to display various info screens on my Garmin Edge...
09-23-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,743
Posted By oldwinger14

My setup is also a Garmin Edge 1030 Plus and a...

My setup is also a Garmin Edge 1030 Plus and a RTL 515 rear light/radar unit. Love the info the 1030 Plus provides and the safety/peace of mind the RTL 515 provides. They work great linked to each...
09-10-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By oldwinger14

Thanks to all that have answered, and almost all...

Thanks to all that have answered, and almost all recommend periodic cleaning as dictated by how noisy the chain is. I will follow that advice…..
09-09-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By oldwinger14

Keeping an eye on it and, perhaps, an ear to...

Keeping an eye on it and, perhaps, an ear to listen for the chain getting noisier seems reasonable. My bike and trainer are in my basement. Not much more than normal house-related dust….which is kind...
09-09-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By oldwinger14

Chain maint on a trainer-mounted bike

How often, if ever, should the chain on a trainer-mounted bike be cleaned and re-lubed? In past years, I have not done any chain maintenance since there’s no puddles, road dirt, etc.. to get on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By oldwinger14

Like jaxgtr, I also have a Kickr Core and use...

Like jaxgtr, I also have a Kickr Core and use Rouvy. I bought my Core prior to Winter ‘19 and have not had any issues at all. The doc that comes with the trainer makes the setup super simple, and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,907
Posted By oldwinger14

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Took this photo of my longtime friend, Joe Walker, who was visiting me in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By oldwinger14

I’m still waiting to hear back from Orbea...

I’m still waiting to hear back from Orbea US….only been 3-4 business days.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,190
Views: 525,630
Posted By oldwinger14

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By oldwinger14

I found the 2016 catalog on orbea.com. The Avant...

I found the 2016 catalog on orbea.com. The Avant models shown there, based on the color scheme and the stock wheels on my bike, seem to indicate that it is a H30 as you suggest. The only difference...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,796,803
Posted By oldwinger14

A used 2016 Orbea Avant road bike that I will use...

A used 2016 Orbea Avant road bike that I will use as a trainer-only bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,081
Posted By oldwinger14

I was in a similar situation over the past month...

I was in a similar situation over the past month looking for a bike that I could permanently mount on my smart trainer. Monitoring eBay, Craigslist and FB Marketplace, I had 10 or so bikes that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By oldwinger14

I was under the impression that the Ultegra...

I was under the impression that the Ultegra groupset came on the bike when the original owner purchased it, but I will verify that with him. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By oldwinger14

Can someone tell me which Avant model I have? I...

Can someone tell me which Avant model I have? I was told it is a 2016 model and the bike, I believe, was outfitted with the full Ultegra groupset that is now on the bike. It has an aluminum frame and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By oldwinger14

Thanks for your comments and, like others who...

Thanks for your comments and, like others who posted earlier, the comments have been positive about the Avant. I picked it up last night. It, like yours, is built on a 55cm frame but it has an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By oldwinger14

I picked up the Avant tonight. Took it for a very...

I picked up the Avant tonight. Took it for a very quick test ride to check out the fit, the shifting and brakes, and they all worked great. It has a full Ultegra groupset and I hope I end up liking...
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