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07-02-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,001
Posted By taco2ewsday

Missed last month by a long shot so lets go with...

Missed last month by a long shot so lets go with 400 for July

07/02/21 - 8.42
07/03/21 - 43.72
07/04/21 - 26.23 ***Happy 4th**
07/05/21 - 33.96
07/06/21 - 11.88
07/07/21 - 30.77
07/10/21 -...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By taco2ewsday

agreed skimping 50-100 $ on a rack to carry a...

agreed skimping 50-100 $ on a rack to carry a bike the average member here has is a questionable calculus
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By taco2ewsday

I have the Saris SuperClamp 2 on the back of...

I have the Saris SuperClamp 2 on the back of a Honda Accord I'v had it for about 6 weeks and get in about 3 rides a week that are anywhere from 3 mile (surface streets) to 20 mile...
06-02-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,208
Posted By taco2ewsday

June goal 500 Miles 06/01/21 - 11.55 06/02/21...

June goal 500 Miles
06/01/21 - 11.55
06/02/21 - 15.43
06/03/21 - 11.49
06/04/21 - 9.80
06/05/21 - 40.98
06/06/21 - 10.71
06/07/21 - 12.08
06/08/21 - 8.63
06/09/21 - 12.28
05-02-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,703
Posted By taco2ewsday

Headwinds and Hills are kryptonite, good work!

Headwinds and Hills are kryptonite, good work!
05-01-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,703
Posted By taco2ewsday

Barely made it last month so lets keep it at 400...

Barely made it last month so lets keep it at 400 for May
05/01/21 - 22.32
05/02/21 - 19.60
05/03/21 - 8.74
05/04/21 - 10.55
05/06/21 - 12.03
05/07/21 - 12.30
05/08/21 - 34.18
05/09/21 - 12.30...
04-04-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,888
Posted By taco2ewsday

Weather is getting nice lets go for 400 miles ...

Weather is getting nice lets go for 400 miles
04/04/21 - 8.49
04/05/21 - 14.25
04/06/21 - 27.9
04/08/21 - 6.27
04/10/21 - 40.06
04/11/21 - 5.65
04/12/21 - 13.17
04/13/21 - 28.85
04/15/21 -...
03-03-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,798
Posted By taco2ewsday

March goal 350 miles 03/01/21 - 11.56 ...

March goal 350 miles

03/01/21 - 11.56
03/02/21 - 16.56
03/06/21 - 28.76
03/07/21 - 26.14
03/08/21 - 14.31
03/09/21 - 12.54 (RIP Notorious B.I.G)
03/10/21 - 13.88
03/13/21 - 20.37
02-01-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,134
Posted By taco2ewsday

Came up short last month 301.2 of 350 so lets go...

Came up short last month 301.2 of 350 so lets go back for 350

02/01/21 - 12.87
02/03/21 - 14.29
02/04/21 - 13.96
02/05/21 - 21.13
02/06/21 - 47.34
02/08/21 - 9.03
02/09/21 - 11.83
02/10/21...
01-01-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,665
Posted By taco2ewsday

I'm going for 350 Miles in January 4042 miles for...

I'm going for 350 Miles in January 4042 miles for 2021
01/01/21 - 13.85mi
01/03/21 - 9.83mi
01/04/21 - 12.91mi
01/05/21 - 12.16mi
01/08/21 - 6.95mi
01/09/21 - 18.81mi
01/10/21 - 13.45mi...
12-23-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,815
Posted By taco2ewsday

Main difference across the entire group-set is...

Main difference across the entire group-set is the weight of components, if you are like me there are more than enough pounds to shed off of my body. A couple hundred grams here and there wont be my...
12-02-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,845
Posted By taco2ewsday

Winter is upon us and my indoor bike arrives...

Winter is upon us and my indoor bike arrives tomorrow so I'll go with split goals for December.
150 miles indoors, 100 miles outdoors

12/03/20 - 6.09mi (indoor)
12/03/20 - 4.71mi (indoor)...
11-16-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,598
Posted By taco2ewsday

15-20 mph winds are about where I start to tap...

15-20 mph winds are about where I start to tap out and consider who I'll ride with or what pace I'm going to try to ride.
11-02-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,476
Posted By taco2ewsday

bike messengers in NYC were known for making...

bike messengers in NYC were known for making their bikes look as plain as possible to minimize theft. frames sanded down to bare metal tape or innertubes wrapped around the downtube. Never...
11-01-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By taco2ewsday

Ride it till the wheels fall off, or if you do...

Ride it till the wheels fall off, or if you do upgrade at some point keep that as a winter bike or something you leave mounted to a trainer for rainy days.
11-01-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,240
Posted By taco2ewsday

If you get something like that let a proper ...

If you get something like that let a proper bike mechanic give it a tune up or if you have the skills do it yourself. the teenager at Wally world did not give it much love
11-01-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,674
Posted By taco2ewsday

It's getting colder and darker earlier with the...

It's getting colder and darker earlier with the time change, so I'm going to try for 250 miles this month

11/01/20 - 29.48 mi
11/07/20 - 36.64 mi
11/08/20 - 24.02 mi
11/14/20 - 42.62 mi...
10-28-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,404
Posted By taco2ewsday

Several women I know picked up cycling this...

Several women I know picked up cycling this year as their run groups disbanded, now they ride in 3-5 person smaller groups.
10-26-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,107
Posted By taco2ewsday

A cop flagged me down and claimed I 'fit the ...

A cop flagged me down and claimed I 'fit the description' of a robbery suspect, I was in HS at the time and had my ID on me, I happened to go to a HS that was well known for it's academics so...
10-18-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,124
Posted By taco2ewsday

Was that the guy on a mutl-use path harassing ...

Was that the guy on a mutl-use path harassing some ladies putting up some posters around the time of the George Floyd 'incident' I know they tracked the wrong guy initially didn't realize...
10-18-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,124
Posted By taco2ewsday

That's a benefit of urban settings, mid-size...

That's a benefit of urban settings, mid-size cities or rural areas do not have that luxury.
10-14-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,124
Posted By taco2ewsday

I have an Elemnt Bolt and the last ride that...

I have an Elemnt Bolt and the last ride that started and ended at my house respect the privacy zone, mind you it shows me the full route but if I share the link with anyone they see...
10-14-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,124
Posted By taco2ewsday

I have an Elemnt Bolt and the last ride that...

I have an Elemnt Bolt and the last ride that started and ended at my house respect the privacy zone, mind you it shows me the full route but if I share the link with anyone they see...
10-14-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,124
Posted By taco2ewsday

They should probably do a better job...

They should probably do a better job encouraging people set up privacy zones around their house. That is the bigger invasion of privacy IMHO.
10-09-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,715
Posted By taco2ewsday

Used may be an option or see if you can find...

Used may be an option or see if you can find something at Dicks sporting Goods they usually have someone who tries to be a Bike mechanic unlike Walmart or Target.also at that ...
10-06-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,709
Posted By taco2ewsday

Bike was $840 end of year closeout Mileage...

Bike was $840 end of year closeout
Mileage is currently a little over 2600 per Strava

so $0.32/mile I guess
10-01-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By taco2ewsday

I am struggling with this myself the always ...

I am struggling with this myself the always ready to go nature of the Smart bikes are interesting to me, and the Norditrack looks good but I don't think it does Zwift and my local...
09-30-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 11,636
Posted By taco2ewsday

Considering weather and loss of sunlight I'm...

Considering weather and loss of sunlight I'm going for 350 miles in October

10/03/20 - 70.97
10/04/20 - 12.09
10/08/20 - 31.44
10/11/20 - 40.44
10/13/20 - 27.81
10/18/20 - 28.92
10/19/20 -...
09-29-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,106
Posted By taco2ewsday

If it hasn't been mentioned before spend some...

If it hasn't been mentioned before spend some time on the KevCentral channel on youtube, he's pretty good at finding the gems and calling out the duds @ Walmart
09-28-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,704
Posted By taco2ewsday

Always loved it up until my early 20's living...

Always loved it up until my early 20's living in NYC. When I moved to Tennessee I got told I would be crazy to ride a bike on the streets here so I let it sit for far to long, ...
09-23-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,106
Posted By taco2ewsday

I think Viathon is the mail order brand but it...

I think Viathon is the mail order brand but it was pricey, you do have other brands like Raleigh that have lower cost options that can be shipped to you if you are handy
09-18-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,252
Posted By taco2ewsday

46 yrs old 220 lbs and dropping.... !YEAH!...

46 yrs old 220 lbs and dropping.... !YEAH! overnight heart rate 48 - 55 unless I rode or was drinking a bit that day, Resting in Dr's office was 62 and that was 6 months ago apple...
09-17-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,758
Posted By taco2ewsday

I used to think it was safer when I was a kid...

I used to think it was safer when I was a kid and riding on secondary and tertiary streets in my neighborhood and sidewalks on primary streets. But as I've gotten older an began riding on busier...
09-16-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,375
Posted By taco2ewsday

Best I got was some golf clubs a Nike Driver...

Best I got was some golf clubs a Nike Driver and 3Wood for like $80
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,464
Posted By taco2ewsday

I'll eat on anything around 2 hrs or longer...

I'll eat on anything around 2 hrs or longer but probably more a matter of me not being the most fit guy in the world

Carbs Fig Newtons, or Lara Bars (Apple Pie or Pineapple...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,385
Posted By taco2ewsday

Never rode anything but 4 Seasons and the 5000...

Never rode anything but 4 Seasons and the 5000 fans are telling me how I'm missing out, as I start to plan replacement tires what would you say are the main differences between the 4...
09-09-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,454
Posted By taco2ewsday

Has anyone replaced the pads on these brakes, ...

Has anyone replaced the pads on these brakes, I tend to use the rears to slowdown when in a paceline as the braking is more gradual and I think I've worn them down to the point where...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,385
Posted By taco2ewsday

My GrandPrix 4 Seasons do this as well, I'm...

My GrandPrix 4 Seasons do this as well, I'm constantly trimming threads off of the sidewall near the bead they have ~2,500 miles on them.
09-08-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,421
Posted By taco2ewsday

I know several folks who put deposits on bikes...

I know several folks who put deposits on bikes sight unseen with delivery dates 6+ weeks out, with the end of model year and COVID-19 rush on bikes, it's still crazy in Tennessee.
09-03-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,754
Posted By taco2ewsday

This doesn't work for me in the Summer (I sweat...

This doesn't work for me in the Summer (I sweat a lot) but during the Fall and Spring I can use this method.
09-03-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,754
Posted By taco2ewsday

Gentle cycle with an extra rinse, everything...

Gentle cycle with an extra rinse, everything turned inside out, jerseys zipped. I will pre-treat the arm-pits on a summer ride, it gets really hot in Memphis TN and I sweat a lot.

Hang dry
09-03-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,995
Posted By taco2ewsday

Depends on speed anywhere from a full on wave...

Depends on speed anywhere from a full on wave to two fingers lifted off the handlebars/hoods.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,625
Posted By taco2ewsday

I still have scars from Bear trap pedals

I still have scars from Bear trap pedals
08-31-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,598
Posted By taco2ewsday

Unless you were literally bored with the pace ...

Unless you were literally bored with the pace or it was slower than your average solo ride, consider taking a few more D rides before moving up. As you advance not only does the pace get...
08-31-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,825
Posted By taco2ewsday

Going to try for another 500 mile month, Kids are...

Going to try for another 500 mile month, Kids are back in school so this might get interesting as my mornings are more compressed and may need to help with homework int he afternoon/evening but lets...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,646
Posted By taco2ewsday

I did 2 100k rides the first with a pair to ...

I did 2 100k rides the first with a pair to Prezwalski (amazon) bibs and the second with a pair of The Black Bibs, I definitely felt better the second time out with the better quality bib
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By taco2ewsday

Another option in the Conti line is the GP 4...

Another option in the Conti line is the GP 4 Season almost as much puncture protection as the Gatorskins but with a better ride feel, 2200 miles and 2 punctures.
08-24-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,821
Posted By taco2ewsday

Someone I ride with who does a fair bit of high...

Someone I ride with who does a fair bit of high speed descents, replaced the Fork and front wheel to support front disc brakes. and then used the TRP HY/RD so he did not have to swap out...
08-17-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 11,810
Posted By taco2ewsday

Awesome!!!!!!

Awesome!!!!!!
08-11-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,068
Posted By taco2ewsday

This is solid advice, I was told similar by a...

This is solid advice, I was told similar by a salesman and thought it was just an upsell tactic. Now I love my bike but 11 months in and I'm already eyeing the next bike after riding a ...
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