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09-23-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,025
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 900 miles 9/1 - 31 9/2 - 51 ...

Goal: 300 900 miles

9/1 - 31
9/2 - 51
9/3 - 42
9/4 - 34
9/5 - 21
9/6 - 22
9/7 - 35
9/8 - 40
09-21-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,025
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 9/1 - 31 9/2 - 51 9/3 -...

Goal: 300 miles

9/1 - 31
9/2 - 51
9/3 - 42
9/4 - 34
9/5 - 21
9/6 - 22
9/7 - 35
9/8 - 40
09-16-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,025
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 9/1 - 31 9/2 - 51 9/3 -...

Goal: 300 miles

9/1 - 31
9/2 - 51
9/3 - 42
9/4 - 34
9/5 - 21
9/6 - 22
9/7 - 35
9/8 - 40
09-16-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,197
Posted By cyclist2000

I have with a crappy profile design seatpost...

I have with a crappy profile design seatpost double bottle holder. Got back from my ride and one of my bottles was missing.
09-16-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By cyclist2000

The main complain for people of our stature is...

The main complain for people of our stature is the wheel coming out of true or breaking spokes. The biggest upgrade here is to learn to ride light. Don't go riding up curbs and through potholes....
09-07-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By cyclist2000

After years of riding many brands of shorts and...

After years of riding many brands of shorts and bibs, I use two different brands Assos and Sugoi. I have decided that shorts is one area the money is well spent. My typical day is spending a couple...
09-07-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,025
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 9/1 - 31 9/2 - 51 9/3 -...

Goal: 300 miles

9/1 - 31
9/2 - 51
9/3 - 42
9/4 - 34
9/5 - 21
9/6 - 22

MTD: 201 miles
09-06-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By cyclist2000

Wow. This sounds like a bit of work. A lot of...

Wow. This sounds like a bit of work. A lot of beer can shims, I guess I can start drinking beer again, lol.
I did get the 13x29 and that is working for me.
09-02-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 681
Posted By cyclist2000

I pump up the tires before each ride. I don't...

I pump up the tires before each ride. I don't like pinch flats.
09-01-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,025
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 300 miles 9/1 - 31

Goal: 300 miles

9/1 - 31
09-01-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,710
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 250 miles 8/1 - 35 miles 8/2 - 15 ...

Goal: 250 miles

8/1 - 35 miles
8/2 - 15
8/3 - 41
8/4 - 19
8/5 - 23
8/6 - 23
8/7 - 55
8/8 - 5
08-10-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,710
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 250 miles 8/1 - 35 miles 8/2 - 15 ...

Goal: 250 miles

8/1 - 35 miles
8/2 - 15
8/3 - 41
8/4 - 19
8/5 - 23
8/6 - 23
8/7 - 55
8/8 - 5
08-07-22, 11:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,710
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 250 miles 8/1 - 35 miles 8/2 - 15 ...

Goal: 250 miles

8/1 - 35 miles
8/2 - 15
8/3 - 41
8/4 - 19
8/5 - 23
8/6 - 23
8/7 - 55
07-31-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,927
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 7/1 - 21 7/2 - 50 7/3 - 22 7/4...

Goal: 500
7/1 - 21
7/2 - 50
7/3 - 22
7/4 - 22
7/5 - 24
7/6 - 25
7/7 - 36
7/8 - 23
7/9 - 5
07-30-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,710
Posted By cyclist2000

I have to go to Hawaii for 2 weeks, no bike...

I have to go to Hawaii for 2 weeks, no bike available. Goal is 250 miles
07-28-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,927
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 7/1 - 21 7/2 - 50 7/3 - 22 7/4...

Goal: 500
7/1 - 21
7/2 - 50
7/3 - 22
7/4 - 22
7/5 - 24
7/6 - 25
7/7 - 36
7/8 - 23
7/9 - 5
07-26-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By cyclist2000

Well, I got the 13-29 10 speed cassette and used...

Well, I got the 13-29 10 speed cassette and used it to ride my steep route yesterday and today. I did the 10% climb in the second gear 34x26, that was mashing up the hill, so I still have a bail out...
07-21-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,574
Posted By cyclist2000

I agree, diet is everything. I ride about 25...

I agree, diet is everything. I ride about 25 miles a day and I don't lose weight, but I'm not trying to lose weight. I am right at 200 lbs and 6'-2". When I retired about 4 years ago I was around 220...
07-21-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By cyclist2000

I had no idea what I was looking at either, I...

I had no idea what I was looking at either, I didn't know that it was an upright trike until today.
07-21-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,474
Posted By cyclist2000

So to answer the question, I think that you are...

So to answer the question, I think that you are fine with your tires and the pressure you are using. If you increase the pressure, don't go past the max rating.
07-21-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By cyclist2000

Yeah, it's a crap shoot to find the right saddle....

Yeah, it's a crap shoot to find the right saddle. But when you find it, it's like finding a lost friend, always welcome. I have a box of take offs from my bikes because I found my lost friend. I...
07-21-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By cyclist2000

I'm not a fan of proprietary seat posts. I won't...

I'm not a fan of proprietary seat posts. I won't bike a bike that has one. It's bad enough getting a bike that has an 27mm seatpost size.
07-21-22, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By cyclist2000

I have a giant carbon bike and a serotta Ti and...

I have a giant carbon bike and a serotta Ti and carbon bike, have weighed up to 240 with the Giant and 220 with the Serotta. No problems with the frames. I have some lightweight steel frames that the...
07-20-22, 11:49 PM
07-20-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,927
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 7/1 - 21 7/2 - 50 7/3 - 22 7/4...

Goal: 500
7/1 - 21
7/2 - 50
7/3 - 22
7/4 - 22
7/5 - 24
7/6 - 25
7/7 - 36
7/8 - 23
7/9 - 5
07-14-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By cyclist2000

Look at a JTEK shiftmate Shiftmate...

Look at a JTEK shiftmate

Shiftmate Compatibility Charts and Choices - Jtek Engineering (http://www.jtekengineering.com/shiftmate/shiftmate-compatibility-charts-choices/)
07-11-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,474
Posted By cyclist2000

It really depends on how calibrated your thumb...

It really depends on how calibrated your thumb is. Mine can't tell the difference between 90 and 120 psi. I just use a pump with a pressure gauge on it prior to every ride.
07-11-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By cyclist2000

you cant post photos until you have over 10 posts.

you cant post photos until you have over 10 posts.
07-06-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,706
Posted By cyclist2000

I'm a diabetic, my blood sugars will drop from...

I'm a diabetic, my blood sugars will drop from 160 to 60 in an hour if I do a lot of climbing. So I also bring a meter to check my blood at my turn around point.
Tire irons is the old phrase for...
07-05-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,706
Posted By cyclist2000

I carry quite a bit. Multi tool w/ chaintool...

I carry quite a bit.

Multi tool w/ chaintool
Patch kit
glueless patch kit
tire irons
electric inflator
glucose tablets
phone and battery bank since my phone is my bike computer
07-05-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,927
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 7/1 - 21 7/2 - 50 7/3 - 22 7/4...

Goal: 500
7/1 - 21
7/2 - 50
7/3 - 22
7/4 - 22
7/5 - 24

MTD: 139
07-04-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,927
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 7/1 - 21 7/2 - 50 7/3 - 22 ...

Goal: 500
7/1 - 21
7/2 - 50
7/3 - 22

MTD: 93
07-03-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 981
Posted By cyclist2000

I don't bother, I might if it was something...

I don't bother, I might if it was something special. But I haven't seen that before.
07-03-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By cyclist2000

I would try it and see if it feels ok for you, my...

I would try it and see if it feels ok for you, my bike had cantilevers and I had to replace the rear brake. I put a V-brake on the rear and use the V-brake levers on the front and rear. It is fine...
07-02-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By cyclist2000

From what I have read, the GRX crankset is set...

From what I have read, the GRX crankset is set outboard 2.5mm, you may have to use the GRX front derailleur. I haven't worked with the GRX, so I don't know for sure.
07-02-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By cyclist2000

Sure, I think that would be fine, I would just...

Sure, I think that would be fine, I would just put the widest tires on the bike that will fit and try that.
07-02-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,927
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 7/1 - 21 7/2 - 50 MTD: 71

Goal: 500
7/1 - 21
7/2 - 50

MTD: 71
07-02-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By cyclist2000

I think the numbness is due to the flexibility of...

I think the numbness is due to the flexibility of the running shoes. When I ride platform pedals I use some bike specific shoes that have a stiff sole, this tends to distribute the pressure across...
07-01-22, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By cyclist2000

Look at Gunnar Bikes, I looked at the gravel...

Look at Gunnar Bikes, I looked at the gravel bikes and they have bikes in the size of 68cm. I'm 6'-2" and ride a bike around 58-60cm.
Giant gravel bikes sizing indicates an XL would fit a height of...
06-30-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,927
Posted By cyclist2000

500 for me

500 for me
06-30-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,628
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 miles. 6/1 - 55 miles 6/2 - 5 ...

Goal: 500 miles.

6/1 - 55 miles
6/2 - 5
6/3 - 46
6/4 - 33
6/5 - 2
6/6 - 23
6/7 - 42
6/8 - 27
06-26-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,190
Posted By cyclist2000

I like the idea of getting gravel bike, the 40...

I like the idea of getting gravel bike, the 40 mm wide tires are quite luxurious. I still try to ride light by missing the potholes, rough spots, don't jump curbs or do bunny hops or stand on the...
06-24-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,933
Posted By cyclist2000

I have cramps when sleeping or waking up in the...

I have cramps when sleeping or waking up in the morning. I seems to be caused by the exertion than the loss of electrolytes. But it helps for me to drink a Powerade before bed, it adds potassium and...
06-24-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By cyclist2000

I have very limited knowledge on E-bikes, my...

I have very limited knowledge on E-bikes, my daughter gifted me a Rad Power Cycle City 5. It is a nice enough E-bike but it is really heavy, about 65 lbs. The rad models come in either a sloping top...
06-24-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,628
Posted By cyclist2000

Goal: 500 miles. 6/1 - 55 miles 6/2 - 5 ...

Goal: 500 miles.

6/1 - 55 miles
6/2 - 5
6/3 - 46
6/4 - 33
6/5 - 2
6/6 - 23
6/7 - 42
6/8 - 27
06-24-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,751
Posted By cyclist2000

I have tried a few different shorts and bibs. I...

I have tried a few different shorts and bibs. I was around your weight and height, my favorites are Assos and Sugoi. Neither are cheap but for long days in the saddle there aren't any better.
06-24-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,907
Posted By cyclist2000

congratulations on retirement, which frame...

congratulations on retirement, which frame building class are you going to? Where is it located?
06-21-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By cyclist2000

Thanks for all the responses! They are all...

Thanks for all the responses! They are all appreciated. I looked at the triple crank and it is 53-42-30 and I am getting a 13-29 10 speed cassette. So I will spend a couple of days removing the crank...
06-19-22, 12:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By cyclist2000

I think that is where you take an old (used up)...

I think that is where you take an old (used up) inner tube, cut a section of the inner tube out to cover the ends of the Mr Tuffy liner. So it protects the real tube from wearing from the liner.I...
06-18-22, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By cyclist2000

I have been getting some frames here and there...

I have been getting some frames here and there and building up bikes. It's fun this way and I get to know the parts pretty well. A couple of years ago I have been getting frames and using some spare...
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