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Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 867
Posted By GBK233

ya…just assumed. We’ll see if I guessed...

ya…just assumed. We’ll see if I guessed correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,610
Posted By GBK233

Just got turned on to waxing recently. Refined...

Just got turned on to waxing recently. Refined paraffin wax and PTFE powder in a crock pot. Rode for just over 200 miles over the past few weeks and it performed flawlessly and super quietly….and...
07-29-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,185
Posted By GBK233

Specialized Rider Care gave this as the freehub I...

Specialized Rider Care gave this as the freehub I need. I don’t know if it’s actually some special freehub size…or just a DT Swiss freehub with a diff name
...
07-22-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,055
Posted By GBK233

More progress: Took my daily 10 mile ride...

More progress:
Took my daily 10 mile ride today…and decided to stretch it out a bit. Would’ve done another 10miles had my phone not started dying. Wasn’t even tired when I stopped. Was a bit worried...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,818
Posted By GBK233

Crank Bros multi tool, CO2 and inflator head....

Crank Bros multi tool, CO2 and inflator head. Mini pump. Tire levers. Tube. Cash.
06-27-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,093
Posted By GBK233

I see people riding on the wrong side of the...

I see people riding on the wrong side of the street all the time….or on the sidewalks. Not a one of them wear a helmet or have a light. Most ride in dark clothing and have no(or minimal) reflectors.I...
06-24-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,055
Posted By GBK233

LOL. Nope def not an ebike. About pooped myself...

LOL. Nope def not an ebike. About pooped myself seeing 30mph on the app while I was sprinting.
06-24-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,055
Posted By GBK233

Making more progress. Maintained 30mph for...

Making more progress.

Maintained 30mph for 20 secs on a short seated sprint on a flat section of my route. Until today…..I hadn’t ridden faster than 25mph, and that was on a slight decline.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,923
Posted By GBK233

that’s good to know. New to bicycles this year,...

that’s good to know. New to bicycles this year, so trying to soak up all the info I can.

Going to upgrade wheels at some point, but def don’t want to spend $1000 on wheels
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,375,079
Posted By GBK233

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,923
Posted By GBK233

Update: Pirelli Velos arrived. Got both...

Update:
Pirelli Velos arrived. Got both tires done(mounted, seated, and filled with sealant) in 15 mins total. Couldn’t have been easier.
06-18-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,254
Posted By GBK233

And many are just damned lazy and/or ignorant….to...

And many are just damned lazy and/or ignorant….to become self sufficient. IMO the vast majority, don’t make a conscious/fiscal decision to pay to have their bike fixed….they just don’t know how…and...
06-16-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,254
Posted By GBK233

$100 an hour to work on a bike? Yikes. A fool...

$100 an hour to work on a bike? Yikes. A fool and his money…I suppose
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,923
Posted By GBK233

I see it both ways now. Tubeless def has its...

I see it both ways now. Tubeless def has its advantages. If I do get a flat on the road….I’ll simply throw a tube in and inflate and be on my way. It’ll obv be not different than if I get a flat...
06-11-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,055
Posted By GBK233

My route is somewhat undulating…but a good amount...

My route is somewhat undulating…but a good amount of flat. Left side of my route(see pic) between the 7mile symbol and intersection is a long incline. What slows me down is all the turns….and the...
06-10-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,181
Posted By GBK233

Yes, it can. 10 miles a day for the last few...

Yes, it can. 10 miles a day for the last few months. I’m down 39lbs
06-10-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,055
Posted By GBK233

Personal Best today 👍

I’m 53 yrs old and started riding a few months ago. Began with 3 mile rides at average of 16mph. Bumped it up to 10 mile rides that took me around 35 mins.

Been riding about 340 miles a month for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,923
Posted By GBK233

Ironically, I’m the store manager of an...

Ironically, I’m the store manager of an automotive shop that specializes in tires. Was joking with my guys today….that I could’ve competed a “4 pop”(4 new tires mounted and balanced) on a Chevy 2500...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,923
Posted By GBK233

Tubeless Tires on Road bike. Yuck!

Just bought a new(to me) 2020 Giant Defy Advanced 2. It’s my first foray into the world of tubeless tires. Yesterday my order of Muc-off sealant arrived so I figured I’d add some sealant (through...
03-29-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,847
Posted By GBK233

That remark directed at me....or the guy with the...

That remark directed at me....or the guy with the AR-15 decal? Or both?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By GBK233

Just started riding last week. Hadn’t been on a...

Just started riding last week. Hadn’t been on a bicycle since 1983.

Today’s ride: (couldn’t figure out how to reduce pic size)

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20,185
Views: 4,495,832
Posted By GBK233

Just started riding last month, so had to buy...

Just started riding last month, so had to buy EVERYTHING.

Felt AR5 bike
Smith helmet
Sponeed bike shorts
hitch mounted bike rack
Phone mount
Topeak saddle bag
Yaheetech repair stand(very...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,375,079
Posted By GBK233

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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2012 Felt AR5.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By GBK233

New rider.....just bought a Felt AR5

Just started getting into bikes. Bought a Marin ALP a few weeks ago...and liked it, but decided I wanted something less upright. Found a 2012 Felt AR5 locally...and bought it today. Seller is...
03-06-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,156
Posted By GBK233

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bought the bike...sight unseen. Seller shipped it...
02-26-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,156
Posted By GBK233

Ya...I bought the bike. It was a good deal with...

Ya...I bought the bike. It was a good deal with carbon fiber stem and seat post, Shimano SPD pedals, Richie bars etc so I didn’t want to wait around and have it sold before I made a decision.

bike...
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