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05-15-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By Warbird21

Great way to celebrate a milestone anniversary!

Great way to celebrate a milestone anniversary!
05-15-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 351,419
Posted By Warbird21

We've had some flooding on the Potomac River and...

We've had some flooding on the Potomac River and some storm damage along the C&O Canal. I had to climb over a few trees earlier this week.

The work being done near the McMahons Mill was disrupted...
05-09-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19,029
Views: 2,358,236
Posted By Warbird21

We had heavy rains here in Maryland this weekend,...

We had heavy rains here in Maryland this weekend, and the Potomac River is still in flood stage. I took a shot at the C&O Canal this evening. The canal was pretty dry, but I had to climber over...
04-22-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,803
Posted By Warbird21

Well, I was pleasantly surprised with the cold...

Well, I was pleasantly surprised with the cold weather comfort from the Tasco MTB gloves. They are great down to 40 degrees (I didn't ride colder than that temp). I was skeptical because they...
04-17-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By Warbird21

Zwift has made me lazy...but I took off my...

Zwift has made me lazy...but I took off my trainer tire and thru-axle adaptor, so I'm now all outside.
The weather here in Maryland, just about as crappy as New Jersey.
I missed a decent day to...
04-13-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19,029
Views: 2,358,236
Posted By Warbird21

My ride today consisted of me pulling my bike...

My ride today consisted of me pulling my bike from my trunk, at my LBS. I did bump into this local guy I'd not met, who rode up on this beautiful Eddy Mercyx.
Original owner, purchased in 1986 (I...
04-05-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,010
Posted By Warbird21

Whippany Cycles still exists in NJ - I've driven...

Whippany Cycles still exists in NJ - I've driven by them on work trips, but never had the opportunity to stop in.
https://www.whippanycycle.com/
03-29-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By Warbird21

Well that's pretty cool - I'll give that a try!

Well that's pretty cool - I'll give that a try!
03-29-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By Warbird21

I love seeing this vintage rides used for what...

I love seeing this vintage rides used for what they were built to do!
03-24-22, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By Warbird21

Update: Bike: Salsa Warbird I have 50 miles...

Update:
Bike: Salsa Warbird
I have 50 miles on the new bar and stem combination - its proven to be a perfect combination.
Stem: Redshift Shockstop 90 mm/6 deg rise
(replaced a Salsa 100 mm/25...
03-20-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19,029
Views: 2,358,236
Posted By Warbird21

I rode with my Varia for most of 2021 and loved...

I rode with my Varia for most of 2021 and loved it. I let the battery run down once - it left me feeling quite vulnerable - you get used to it real fast! (and I still have a bar-end mirror)

Back...
03-20-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By Warbird21

I don't have an issue hearing my alerts (multiple...

I don't have an issue hearing my alerts (multiple beeps).
03-11-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By Warbird21

Bar Update Question (Width & Tape)

I'm considering the Surly Truck Stop bar for my Salsa Warbird. My current bar, a Salsa Cowbell 3 has a 44 cm width.
The Truck Stop bar comes in 42 or 45 cm widths.
A 45 cm bar would be fine I'm...
03-11-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 24,009
Posted By Warbird21

Citizen sells a "Ray Mears Protough" line in the...

Citizen sells a "Ray Mears Protough" line in the UK. Smaller size, 300m, sapphire crystal, Eco-Drive power. We don't see many here in the US. I picked up a great example on the WatchUSeek forum. ...
03-10-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By Warbird21

Did anyone here ever try out the Redshift...

Did anyone here ever try out the Redshift Kitchensink bars?
02-28-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Warbird21

I totally get that!

I totally get that!
02-26-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Warbird21

Now you are enabling me!

Now you are enabling me!
02-26-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Warbird21

The only problem with older Snap-On or other...

The only problem with older Snap-On or other tools, is the measurement numbers can be hard to read. I need reading glasses to use that one.
02-26-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Warbird21

I'm a tool junkie....no other reason. I...

I'm a tool junkie....no other reason.
I appreciate the input!
02-26-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Warbird21

Park Torque Tool - Which one?

I have an old, but great, Snap-on 1/4" drive torque wrench.
The Park T-Handle torque tool looks handy - do I need one?

If "Yes" - Which one???

My seat post is the only Carbon piece currently...
02-21-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19,029
Views: 2,358,236
Posted By Warbird21

Outside! For the first time since early...

Outside! For the first time since early December. We've been out of town, the one or two times temps have been above 45 degrees, so I've been in the basement on the trainer/Zwift.
Today, in...
02-11-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By Warbird21

Caswell is my choice for buffing supplies. They...

Caswell is my choice for buffing supplies. They also have a free tech booklet that is pretty good.
I have a 1/2 HP Craftsman metal polishing setup (dual pads, long arbors). ...
02-11-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By Warbird21

Randyjawa explains the process well - polishing...

Randyjawa explains the process well - polishing is removing surface irregularities (ie scratches, casting marks, etc.). The more you remove, the better the shine.
02-07-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 24,009
Posted By Warbird21

Sold the Wobrook - a real decent quartz watch,...

Sold the Wobrook - a real decent quartz watch, but I didn't realize it didn't have a screw-down crown. (we have a pool, I'm constantly in/out during warm weather, I would have hated to ruin it).
...
01-30-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 24,009
Posted By Warbird21

I needed a beater Quartz, this Wolbrook Skindiver...

I needed a beater Quartz, this Wolbrook Skindiver World Timer came up, inexpensive via Ebay. Neil Armstrong wore one when he flew the X-15. I'll use mine for yard, and garage work...

...
01-24-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,689
Posted By Warbird21

I've yet to find the chat function!

I've yet to find the chat function!
01-23-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,689
Posted By Warbird21

I'm 30 days into a subscription and so far, enjoy...

I'm 30 days into a subscription and so far, enjoy it for keeping fit in winter. Here in Maryland, for me, it needs to be above 45 degrees to ride outside and in Jan/Feb, we just don't get that many...
01-18-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Warbird21

Bingo - that fixed it! I had "Gaming" and "Game...

Bingo - that fixed it! I had "Gaming" and "Game Bar" both enabled. I wonder if during install, they were turned on.
I don't game, so they were turned off - Zwift started without issue.
Thanks,...
01-17-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Warbird21

Anyone?

Anyone?
01-16-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Warbird21

Zwift Help - Start Up

Fellow Zwifters:
I've been using Zwift for just about a month, and really enjoy it.
My equipment:
Salsa Warbird
Trainer: CycleOps Fluid 2
Sensors: Cadence & Speed (Garmin)

I run Zwift from my...
01-16-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,876
Posted By Warbird21

Agree here, I'm sure they think we are weirdo's. ...

Agree here, I'm sure they think we are weirdo's.

There are two types of motor-bikers:
Motorcyclists - touring folks, with proper gear and mostly respectable people
Bikers - Harley folks, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,046
Posted By Warbird21

My coldest temp to ride would be in the mid-40's...

My coldest temp to ride would be in the mid-40's (Maryland). I find neoprene booties work well with my MTB shoes. I did learn that MTB shoes require oversize booties (see thread here). I found...
01-15-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 19,029
Views: 2,358,236
Posted By Warbird21

Well, you are no muggle in my book! Thanks for...

Well, you are no muggle in my book!
Thanks for taking the time on our ride, to stop and take those photos.
Thats a landscape I might never encounter in person (still hopeful....), and certainly...
01-04-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By Warbird21

I'm not sure it is relevant, but the specs for...

I'm not sure it is relevant, but the specs for the axle on my Salsa Warbird is:
172 mm L x 1.5 mm thread pitch
https://robertaxleproject.com/product/12x142-1-5-mm-for-resistance-trainer/
12-31-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,803
Posted By Warbird21

I saw the Pearl Izumi Lobster gloves mentioned...

I saw the Pearl Izumi Lobster gloves mentioned earlier in the thread, at a nearby shop, but balked at the $90 price.
I found a new pair on Ebay for $40, so looks like I'm set for what ever cold...
12-23-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 351,419
Posted By Warbird21

Wow, that Cannondale looks like the ultimate...

Wow, that Cannondale looks like the ultimate rough gravel ride! Great setup.
12-19-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 24,009
Posted By Warbird21

Love these updates, you guys have great taste in...

Love these updates, you guys have great taste in watches. Must be the cycling gene!
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By Warbird21

I bought a new SR500 back in 1989! It was my...

I bought a new SR500 back in 1989! It was my first really good bike. I sold it to my maintenance guy about 15 years ago, he still rides it (all components have been upgraded replaced, except for...
12-16-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By Warbird21

They sent me an email today about the update and...

They sent me an email today about the update and suggested I log in early, to allow for the update time, before a planned ride. I ignored it last night, but better get it done tonight.
12-15-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Warbird21

Someone in the DC Cycling facebook group was...

Someone in the DC Cycling facebook group was selling these new CXWCX brand booties for $9, I grabbed a pair in XL
They are open on the bottom (vs just a cleat hole on the Pearl's), have two sewn in...
12-09-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 24,009
Posted By Warbird21

I love that cycling analogy! I have and had...

I love that cycling analogy! I have and had numerous Seiko's, but never yet held a Spring-Drive.
12-08-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,726
Posted By Warbird21

Stupid Zwift question - how do I find a Pace...

Stupid Zwift question - how do I find a Pace partner? I looked around last night, but couldn't find where to ride with one, so I just started solo. (or are they simply encountered on a route, than...
12-06-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,803
Posted By Warbird21

My Tasco MTB gloves showed up today. I'm a...

My Tasco MTB gloves showed up today. I'm a little disappointed. I'll be shocked if these keep my hands warm from 45 down to 40 degrees (where I tap out). Just thin, unlined neoprene. I already...
12-04-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 351,419
Posted By Warbird21

Incredible shot!

Incredible shot!
11-26-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,726
Posted By Warbird21

I don't recall picking a challenge, so I had to...

I don't recall picking a challenge, so I had to Google it. But, I don't see "Challenges" from my menu page. I'm out of town not paired, is that the issue? (told you I'm a rookie!)
11-26-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,803
Posted By Warbird21

I've been using a pair of Performance winter...

I've been using a pair of Performance winter gloves, from 35 years ago....so I popped for a pair of these Tasco MTB gloves.
I don't ride below 40 degrees, so I'm hoping these suffice....
11-26-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,726
Posted By Warbird21

I just started on Zwift, looks like I have a lot...

I just started on Zwift, looks like I have a lot to learn.
11-26-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Warbird21

Yes, when I bought them, I envisioned walking in...

Yes, when I bought them, I envisioned walking in the them, for casual use in addition to simply training and I found I just did not have that need. They are very comfortable.
11-26-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Warbird21

I have a pair of Adidas 5.10 Kestral MTB shoes in...

I have a pair of Adidas 5.10 Kestral MTB shoes in size 9, I think known as the Five-Ten? (I had posted Adidas 50 MTB shoes in size 9, I edited it to correct).
They fit perfectly, but are perhaps a...
11-24-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,539
Posted By Warbird21

I hadn't heard of this place - is it a shop? One...

I hadn't heard of this place - is it a shop? One of my restaurants is near Glen Burnie (Maryland). Looks like shop is open by appointment only - worthy of a scheduled trip?
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