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Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-24, 07:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,212
Posted By texbiker

I use ICAN Cycling Alpha carbon wheels on my 3...

I use ICAN Cycling Alpha carbon wheels on my 3 bikes. The price is very affordable and they perform well.
12-21-23, 09:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,521
Posted By texbiker

I'm 76, soon to be 77. 2023 is my best year...

I'm 76, soon to be 77. 2023 is my best year biking. I retired in 2011 and each year my yearly biking has been good. This year I rode 9800 road and Zwift miles. I rode 312 days. I'm a recreational...
12-18-23, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By texbiker

I joined the Over The Hill Gang. This sounds...

I joined the Over The Hill Gang. This sounds interesting. I ride a few events but mostly free rides. I create meetups to ride in worlds not open for free rides. Zwift is a winter thing for me,...
11-23-23, 11:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,705
Posted By texbiker

2023 so far has been a very good year. I'm on...

2023 so far has been a very good year. I'm on track to ride the most miles in a year, 9238 so far. I rode several events. Road bike only but thinking about a MTB for next year. I bought another bike...
11-23-23, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By texbiker

I found this video about adding the information...

I found this video about adding the information to GoPro video using the GoPro Quik app on a phone. Neat. I had no idea this existed.
https://youtu.be/6WtzRh4JGw4
11-22-23, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By texbiker

I have donated several times. The impact a...

I have donated several times. The impact a Buffalo Bike has is huge.
Forum: Introductions
09-26-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By texbiker

You have chain lube in your veins. Glad you...

You have chain lube in your veins. Glad you posted.
07-31-23, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By texbiker

Amazon shows several rubber band mounts. The...

Amazon shows several rubber band mounts. The problem I think will be stretching the rubber bands from moving the mount. I bought extra mounts for each bike. Ebay has some at reasonable prices.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-23, 07:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,573
Posted By texbiker

I have the BiSaddle on my three bikes. In the...

I have the BiSaddle on my three bikes. In the last couple of weeks I bought the Velo Senso TT+ saddle to try on my primary bike, Cervelo Caledonia. The BiSaddle ShapeShifter EXT Stealth (Used for...
03-29-23, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By texbiker

A camera that can meet most of your needs is a...

A camera that can meet most of your needs is a Drift Ghost XL or one of the other Drift cameras. It has a long battery life and you can exchange microsd cards. Audio can be added with an external...
Forum: Touring
03-26-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By texbiker

I rode the Keys twice, once in 2017 and again in...

I rode the Keys twice, once in 2017 and again in 2022. It was May and the weather was good with a little rain. The ride was on roads and bike paths. Generally the bike paths were good but several...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 08:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By texbiker

I got the SRAM Rival AXS eTap. The electronic...

I got the SRAM Rival AXS eTap. The electronic shifting is so nice. My R300 had decals. You might like the ICAN Cycling Alpha 50 wheels that are on my bike. The price is very attractive. I have about...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 08:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By texbiker

Nice bike choice. Welcome to the Lynskey...

Nice bike choice. Welcome to the Lynskey community. I ride a Lynskey Helix as well, I also owned a R300 in the past. Which group did you get?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-23, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,074
Posted By texbiker

I rode each day this week. 4 times on the road...

I rode each day this week. 4 times on the road and 3 times in Zwift.
https://www.texbiker.net/blog/2023/01/02/zwift-inside-wet-streets-outside-watopia-volcano-flat-route/...
12-17-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,717
Posted By texbiker

What I do: 1) open the Zwift companion app on...

What I do:
1) open the Zwift companion app on my phone.
2) go to events, find one and sign up. Go back to the home from the menu
3) open the Zwift desktop (or iPad, Apple TV). The first screen...
11-28-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,673
Posted By texbiker

I bought a refurbished Kickr Core trainer a...

I bought a refurbished Kickr Core trainer a couple of months ago. It works great. I saved the box in case something was wrong but now I will probably get rid of it.

Sounds like you are concerned...
11-02-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By texbiker

They seem to have had 20% coupons the last couple...

They seem to have had 20% coupons the last couple of years but I got a 30% coupon when I bought my R300 in 2019. I'd hold out. I think I created an account put the R300 in the cart and waited. A few...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
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: 1,392
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: 765
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: 754
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: 1,475
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: 693
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: 2,535
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: 1,043
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: 3,300
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: 1,043
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: 913
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: 913
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: 51
Views: 5,058
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: 1,486
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: 1,486
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: 1,486
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: 1,486
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: 2,413
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: 1,474
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: 3,025
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: 8,543
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: 1,779
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: 3,386
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: 262
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: 4,865
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: 1,681
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: 2,030
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: 824
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: 6,161
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: 1,493
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: 716
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: 6,397
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: 6,334
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.
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