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Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By Cowboy905

i kind of want Pirelli tyres simply because i'm...

i kind of want Pirelli tyres simply because i'm an F1 nut.. gotta watch for the blistering though lol
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Cowboy905

nice! always wanted a BMC. I'm going to get one...

nice! always wanted a BMC. I'm going to get one when i decide to finally retire the Look. It's been going strong since 2010 though so i'm not sure when :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Cowboy905

did a great 47km ride on Saturday. I wanted to...

did a great 47km ride on Saturday. I wanted to do 60-80km but i had to get back and seal some cracks in my backyard.

felt great, my pace was slow but that's because I just moved to the area...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20,203
Views: 4,504,658
Posted By Cowboy905

used my Strava Le Col coupon and picked up a...

used my Strava Le Col coupon and picked up a cycling cap, some winter gloves, and a sport jersey. the jersey is slightly too tight for me but i'm also at my highest weight ever (up 20lbs from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,304
Posted By Cowboy905

works for me. it's going to take 10 years before...

works for me. it's going to take 10 years before i can afford this years latest tech on my bike anyways.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,803
Posted By Cowboy905

sorry not everyone rides like you

sorry not everyone rides like you
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,492
Posted By Cowboy905

because people are butthurt because they aren't...

because people are butthurt because they aren't riding their aero bikes properly....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,779
Posted By Cowboy905

wow. Who cares how others ride their bikes or...

wow. Who cares how others ride their bikes or how they outfit then. Just be happy that they are out riding their bikes and not lazy. If I want to buy a high end bike and throw streamers on it, ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Cowboy905

pretty cold on Sunday. it was around 12c and i...

pretty cold on Sunday. it was around 12c and i was regretting going out. My buddy and I decided to do a Hill ride. it was only 40km but the climbs we did were pretty grueling and intense (by my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By Cowboy905

I think this is okay as long as you're measuring...

I think this is okay as long as you're measuring against your baseline consistently. If you're switching between platforms etc its probably useless but if you're constantly looking at Garmin's, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Cowboy905

just moved to the Hamilton area so i don't know...

just moved to the Hamilton area so i don't know any routes. i used my Garmin route planner for a quick 40km road ride but it pushed me onto unpaved trails for over 2km of it. I wasn't too happy...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,071
Posted By Cowboy905

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1761x1420/img_1742_1__56d250a60d689e7bba44148282c2e44ec50ad652.jpg
was on a 1km climb
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Cowboy905

i'm moving to Hamilton this weekend. I'll have...

i'm moving to Hamilton this weekend. I'll have to look into this trail. i just picked up a CX/Gravel bike second hand because i heard there's good trails out that way.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Cowboy905

Went out on Saturday. Was crazy hot and humid...

Went out on Saturday. Was crazy hot and humid and sunny. I over exerted myself and got some heat stroke and limped home the final 20km but i'm just happy i did it.

110KM all time high (previous...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By Cowboy905

thanks! this is exactly what i'm looking for. ...

thanks! this is exactly what i'm looking for. maybe i'll go that route. I wanted everything to be interchangeable but it's just shoes at the end of the day, it's not like i'm swapping vector...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By Cowboy905

Using Keo Cleats on on a CX/Gravel bike

I just too my friends CX Bike off his hands (perfect condition Kona Jake) as I want to start doing some light gravel / trails. Nothing serious, but i need to change the pedals (they're platform) and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,255
Posted By Cowboy905

This. Apple is in the business of mass market. ...

This. Apple is in the business of mass market. They spend a TON on R&D to over engineer everything to be slick, smooth, easy to use. I can't imagine they'd do that for a small segment such as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 825,358
Posted By Cowboy905

How's their stuff quality wise? what can you...

How's their stuff quality wise? what can you compare it to?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20,203
Views: 4,504,658
Posted By Cowboy905

I"m finding it impossible to make a cycling...

I"m finding it impossible to make a cycling related purchase. Nobody has any stock. You can't find a bike for under $3K anywhere.

anyways, i went to 3 different shops this weekend and was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,718
Posted By Cowboy905

nevermind, i just read it, comes with a 2.5l...

nevermind, i just read it, comes with a 2.5l udder. I interpreted it as a 14L reservoir tank!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,718
Posted By Cowboy905

how heavy is that 10 and 14? i have a 1.5 and i...

how heavy is that 10 and 14? i have a 1.5 and i don't think i'd want to wear anything heavier.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By Cowboy905

you don't like blisters 5km in? box box box

you don't like blisters 5km in? box box box
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,718
Posted By Cowboy905

In all fairness, this failed for a reason. ...

In all fairness, this failed for a reason. People are looking for hydration packs. i don't think anybody wants to buy a specific base layer so that it's integrated. Camelbak is already pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Cowboy905

yea i would never. If my tires need "regluing"...

yea i would never. If my tires need "regluing" i'm just going to get new tires. It was more of a question if its acceptable that they're just taped and not taped AND glued.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Cowboy905

Thank you. I'm going to watch this. For the...

Thank you. I'm going to watch this. For the record though, when i buy a new tire, they should be glued instead of just taped right?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Cowboy905

Gluing Tires

Would like to get your opinions on this. I haven't really kept up with trends and don't do my own bike maintenance (live in tiny condo)

I have tubular tires on my road bike and I skipped my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20,203
Views: 4,504,658
Posted By Cowboy905

Osprey Katari 1.5L hydration pack. Been a pretty...

Osprey Katari 1.5L hydration pack. Been a pretty hot summer in Toronto and 2 bottles aren't cutting it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Cowboy905

did a 60km ride yesterday from Burlington, ON to...

did a 60km ride yesterday from Burlington, ON to near Grimsby, ON. There were 3 of us and my buddy blew his tube and tire our near 50 Point Yacht Club (about 30km out) so I turned back and rode back...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,718
Posted By Cowboy905

i just got a Osprey Kitari 1.5 litre. I found it...

i just got a Osprey Kitari 1.5 litre. I found it the perfect size and weight for road cycling. it adds the equivalent of 2 bottles to your ride.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,365
Posted By Cowboy905

Beautiful Bike. I've been looking at Argon 18...

Beautiful Bike. I've been looking at Argon 18 for a gravel bike purchase.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-16, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 398,692
Posted By Cowboy905

cool! i just stumbled on this thread and I...

cool! i just stumbled on this thread and I happened to take a pic of my bike by water just this weekend.

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05-05-15, 08:50 AM
04-13-15, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By Cowboy905

Looking for good loops from Wilson Station or Downsview

I just moved to 401/Keele from downtown and i'm trying to find a good saturday or sunday morning loop. anywhere from 40k - 100k. Does anyone cycle up in this part of the city? what are some great...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-13, 10:34 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 44,061
Posted By Cowboy905

well after 5 weeks of nothing, i am back. had...

well after 5 weeks of nothing, i am back. had Pneumonia for a couple weeks and lost crazy weight....then went to Colombia and gained crazy weight.

i'm back on the bike and need to start losing...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-13, 08:29 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 44,061
Posted By Cowboy905

i imagine most pics from my region look exactly...

i imagine most pics from my region look exactly like mine.

here is my pic.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-THFfrKe2ksU/URj_1xx8xUI/AAAAAAAAESo/fbfzYI4JhD0/s576/20130207_174846.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-13, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 968
Posted By Cowboy905

i may get an 810...or atleast an 800. i like the...

i may get an 810...or atleast an 800. i like the idea of going out on a long ride where i don't have to know the area inside out.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-13, 08:29 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By Cowboy905

i've used runkeeper and strava. i prefer...

i've used runkeeper and strava.

i prefer strava though as it also integrates with garmin if you ever get one of those.

tracks your speed, miles, ascent, descent, etc etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-13, 09:54 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 44,061
Posted By Cowboy905

throw my 2 cents in here (5 cents as we don't...

throw my 2 cents in here (5 cents as we don't have the penny anymore)

this document is HUGE for motivation for me. There was a week where i didn't think i'd be able to get on the bike and i was...
01-30-13, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,688
Posted By Cowboy905

GranFondo Niagara Falls ...

GranFondo Niagara Falls

http://niagarafalls.granfondocanada.com/?gclid=CNbqpOuqkLUCFYp_QgodEzUASg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 9,379
Posted By Cowboy905

i LOVE craft brews. breweries are sprouting up...

i LOVE craft brews. breweries are sprouting up everywhere. it's incredible.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 44,061
Posted By Cowboy905

all good suggestions. i usually put on...

all good suggestions.

i usually put on sports highlights muted and listen to music. i may throw on some quick and dirty comedies like Big Bang, Family Guy, Fresh Prince, or something. those...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-13, 10:12 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 44,061
Posted By Cowboy905

i gotta step my game up. i'm struggling as the...

i gotta step my game up. i'm struggling as the trainer is sooooooooo boring

hate winter :(
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,904
Posted By Cowboy905

congrats! ride the heck out of it and enjoy :)

congrats! ride the heck out of it and enjoy :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,820
Posted By Cowboy905

i just ride 10psi lower than the max on the tire.

i just ride 10psi lower than the max on the tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-13, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,865
Posted By Cowboy905

i think on a high speed descent, they NEED to be...

i think on a high speed descent, they NEED to be where they are most comfortable, have the most confidence...and for some (me) that's in the drop position. I would not be comfortable or confident...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-13, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,865
Posted By Cowboy905

It probably would but i'm trying to increase my...

It probably would but i'm trying to increase my flexibility.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-13, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By Cowboy905

yea, im thinking I may finally be able to afford...

yea, im thinking I may finally be able to afford an 800
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-13, 10:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,035
Posted By Cowboy905

i prefer to have a standalone garmin unit as i'd...

i prefer to have a standalone garmin unit as i'd rather not deplete my smartphone battery. Also, i'd rather not burn through my data either as my data cap is pretty low while my phone is a data hog.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-13, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,162
Posted By Cowboy905

i have the same issue as you with my chainstay...

i have the same issue as you with my chainstay design.

http://brimages.bikeboardmedia.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/look-566chainstay.jpg

Like others have said, the Wahoo seems...
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