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02-01-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,230
Posted By taco2ewsday

I'm going for 400 this month to support my local...

I'm going for 400 this month to support my local Major Taylor club in a national Major Taylor CC cycling challenge
2/01/22 - 9.73
2/04/22 - 13.12
2/05/22 - 15.19
2/06/22 - 16.75
2/10/22 - 9.40...
01-01-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,336
Posted By taco2ewsday

Going for 200 in January 01/02/22 - 8.12 ...

Going for 200 in January
01/02/22 - 8.12
01/04/22 - 13.16
01/08/22 - 33.69
01/09/22 - 18.74
01/12/22 - 14.58
01/13/22 - 12.05
01/15/22 - 11.33
01/17/22 - 17.97
01/20/22 - 12.22
12-03-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,853
Posted By taco2ewsday

200 for December 12/01/21 - 13.81 12/05/21 -...

200 for December
12/01/21 - 13.81
12/05/21 - 36.22
12/09/21 - 12.45
12/11/21 - 10.78
12/12/21 - 36.78 *NBD*
12/13/21 - 6.87
12/17/21 - 9.21
12/23/21 - 12.06
12/24/21 - 14.45
11-08-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,513
Posted By taco2ewsday

I need 211 miles to hit my goal of 4500 on the...

I need 211 miles to hit my goal of 4500 on the year. would be great to clear that with a month to spare

11/06/21 - 22.89
11/07/21 - 44.04
11/09/21 - 10.85
11/10/21 - 9.32
11/11/21 - 9.21...
10-02-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,862
Posted By taco2ewsday

October goal 450 miles 10/2/21 - 10.39 ...

October goal 450 miles
10/2/21 - 10.39
10/3/21 - 12.11
10/4/21 - 9.78
10/5/21 - 9.59
10/7/21 - 18.74
10/9/21 - 63.61
10/10/20 - 11.96
10/13/21 - 20.96
10/16/21 - 10.37
09-01-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,360
Posted By taco2ewsday

Schools back in session for the kiddos so some of...

Schools back in session for the kiddos so some of my riding will be limited mid week lets go for 450 miles
9/01/21 - 27.74
9/03/21 - 8.77
9/04/21 - 51.2
9/05/21 - 11.45
9/06/21 - 40.64 *went...
07-31-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,099
Posted By taco2ewsday

Going for 500 in August. 8/01/21 - 10.93 ...

Going for 500 in August.

8/01/21 - 10.93
8/02/21 - 8.79
8/03/21 - 13.98
8/04/21 - 30.78
8/06/21 - 8.55
8/07/21 - 59.77 (The Metric that wasn't)
8/08/21 - 18.52
8/08/21 - 8.98
07-02-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,840
Posted By taco2ewsday

Missed last month by a long shot so lets go with...

Missed last month by a long shot so lets go with 400 for July

07/02/21 - 8.42
07/03/21 - 43.72
07/04/21 - 26.23 ***Happy 4th**
07/05/21 - 33.96
07/06/21 - 11.88
07/07/21 - 30.77
07/10/21 -...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,614
Posted By taco2ewsday

agreed skimping 50-100 $ on a rack to carry a...

agreed skimping 50-100 $ on a rack to carry a bike the average member here has is a questionable calculus
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,614
Posted By taco2ewsday

I have the Saris SuperClamp 2 on the back of...

I have the Saris SuperClamp 2 on the back of a Honda Accord I'v had it for about 6 weeks and get in about 3 rides a week that are anywhere from 3 mile (surface streets) to 20 mile...
06-02-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,018
Posted By taco2ewsday

June goal 500 Miles 06/01/21 - 11.55 06/02/21...

June goal 500 Miles
06/01/21 - 11.55
06/02/21 - 15.43
06/03/21 - 11.49
06/04/21 - 9.80
06/05/21 - 40.98
06/06/21 - 10.71
06/07/21 - 12.08
06/08/21 - 8.63
06/09/21 - 12.28
05-02-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,046
Posted By taco2ewsday

Headwinds and Hills are kryptonite, good work!

Headwinds and Hills are kryptonite, good work!
05-01-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,046
Posted By taco2ewsday

Barely made it last month so lets keep it at 400...

Barely made it last month so lets keep it at 400 for May
05/01/21 - 22.32
05/02/21 - 19.60
05/03/21 - 8.74
05/04/21 - 10.55
05/06/21 - 12.03
05/07/21 - 12.30
05/08/21 - 34.18
05/09/21 - 12.30...
04-04-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,748
Posted By taco2ewsday

Weather is getting nice lets go for 400 miles ...

Weather is getting nice lets go for 400 miles
04/04/21 - 8.49
04/05/21 - 14.25
04/06/21 - 27.9
04/08/21 - 6.27
04/10/21 - 40.06
04/11/21 - 5.65
04/12/21 - 13.17
04/13/21 - 28.85
04/15/21 -...
03-03-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,183
Posted By taco2ewsday

March goal 350 miles 03/01/21 - 11.56 ...

March goal 350 miles

03/01/21 - 11.56
03/02/21 - 16.56
03/06/21 - 28.76
03/07/21 - 26.14
03/08/21 - 14.31
03/09/21 - 12.54 (RIP Notorious B.I.G)
03/10/21 - 13.88
03/13/21 - 20.37
02-01-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,799
Posted By taco2ewsday

Came up short last month 301.2 of 350 so lets go...

Came up short last month 301.2 of 350 so lets go back for 350

02/01/21 - 12.87
02/03/21 - 14.29
02/04/21 - 13.96
02/05/21 - 21.13
02/06/21 - 47.34
02/08/21 - 9.03
02/09/21 - 11.83
02/10/21...
01-01-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,821
Posted By taco2ewsday

I'm going for 350 Miles in January 4042 miles for...

I'm going for 350 Miles in January 4042 miles for 2021
01/01/21 - 13.85mi
01/03/21 - 9.83mi
01/04/21 - 12.91mi
01/05/21 - 12.16mi
01/08/21 - 6.95mi
01/09/21 - 18.81mi
01/10/21 - 13.45mi...
12-23-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,690
Posted By taco2ewsday

Main difference across the entire group-set is...

Main difference across the entire group-set is the weight of components, if you are like me there are more than enough pounds to shed off of my body. A couple hundred grams here and there wont be my...
12-02-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,651
Posted By taco2ewsday

Winter is upon us and my indoor bike arrives...

Winter is upon us and my indoor bike arrives tomorrow so I'll go with split goals for December.
150 miles indoors, 100 miles outdoors

12/03/20 - 6.09mi (indoor)
12/03/20 - 4.71mi (indoor)...
11-16-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,396
Posted By taco2ewsday

15-20 mph winds are about where I start to tap...

15-20 mph winds are about where I start to tap out and consider who I'll ride with or what pace I'm going to try to ride.
11-02-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,994
Posted By taco2ewsday

bike messengers in NYC were known for making...

bike messengers in NYC were known for making their bikes look as plain as possible to minimize theft. frames sanded down to bare metal tape or innertubes wrapped around the downtube. Never...
11-01-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,484
Posted By taco2ewsday

Ride it till the wheels fall off, or if you do...

Ride it till the wheels fall off, or if you do upgrade at some point keep that as a winter bike or something you leave mounted to a trainer for rainy days.
11-01-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,583
Posted By taco2ewsday

If you get something like that let a proper ...

If you get something like that let a proper bike mechanic give it a tune up or if you have the skills do it yourself. the teenager at Wally world did not give it much love
11-01-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,726
Posted By taco2ewsday

It's getting colder and darker earlier with the...

It's getting colder and darker earlier with the time change, so I'm going to try for 250 miles this month

11/01/20 - 29.48 mi
11/07/20 - 36.64 mi
11/08/20 - 24.02 mi
11/14/20 - 42.62 mi...
10-28-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,795
Posted By taco2ewsday

Several women I know picked up cycling this...

Several women I know picked up cycling this year as their run groups disbanded, now they ride in 3-5 person smaller groups.
10-26-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,548
Posted By taco2ewsday

A cop flagged me down and claimed I 'fit the ...

A cop flagged me down and claimed I 'fit the description' of a robbery suspect, I was in HS at the time and had my ID on me, I happened to go to a HS that was well known for it's academics so...
10-18-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,775
Posted By taco2ewsday

Was that the guy on a mutl-use path harassing ...

Was that the guy on a mutl-use path harassing some ladies putting up some posters around the time of the George Floyd 'incident' I know they tracked the wrong guy initially didn't realize...
10-18-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,775
Posted By taco2ewsday

That's a benefit of urban settings, mid-size...

That's a benefit of urban settings, mid-size cities or rural areas do not have that luxury.
10-14-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,775
Posted By taco2ewsday

I have an Elemnt Bolt and the last ride that...

I have an Elemnt Bolt and the last ride that started and ended at my house respect the privacy zone, mind you it shows me the full route but if I share the link with anyone they see...
10-14-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,775
Posted By taco2ewsday

I have an Elemnt Bolt and the last ride that...

I have an Elemnt Bolt and the last ride that started and ended at my house respect the privacy zone, mind you it shows me the full route but if I share the link with anyone they see...
10-14-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,775
Posted By taco2ewsday

They should probably do a better job...

They should probably do a better job encouraging people set up privacy zones around their house. That is the bigger invasion of privacy IMHO.
10-09-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,548
Posted By taco2ewsday

Used may be an option or see if you can find...

Used may be an option or see if you can find something at Dicks sporting Goods they usually have someone who tries to be a Bike mechanic unlike Walmart or Target.also at that ...
10-06-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,894
Posted By taco2ewsday

Bike was $840 end of year closeout Mileage...

Bike was $840 end of year closeout
Mileage is currently a little over 2600 per Strava

so $0.32/mile I guess
10-01-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By taco2ewsday

I am struggling with this myself the always ...

I am struggling with this myself the always ready to go nature of the Smart bikes are interesting to me, and the Norditrack looks good but I don't think it does Zwift and my local...
09-30-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 13,747
Posted By taco2ewsday

Considering weather and loss of sunlight I'm...

Considering weather and loss of sunlight I'm going for 350 miles in October

10/03/20 - 70.97
10/04/20 - 12.09
10/08/20 - 31.44
10/11/20 - 40.44
10/13/20 - 27.81
10/18/20 - 28.92
10/19/20 -...
09-29-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,127
Posted By taco2ewsday

If it hasn't been mentioned before spend some...

If it hasn't been mentioned before spend some time on the KevCentral channel on youtube, he's pretty good at finding the gems and calling out the duds @ Walmart
09-28-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,682
Posted By taco2ewsday

Always loved it up until my early 20's living...

Always loved it up until my early 20's living in NYC. When I moved to Tennessee I got told I would be crazy to ride a bike on the streets here so I let it sit for far to long, ...
09-23-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,127
Posted By taco2ewsday

I think Viathon is the mail order brand but it...

I think Viathon is the mail order brand but it was pricey, you do have other brands like Raleigh that have lower cost options that can be shipped to you if you are handy
09-18-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,639
Posted By taco2ewsday

46 yrs old 220 lbs and dropping.... !YEAH!...

46 yrs old 220 lbs and dropping.... !YEAH! overnight heart rate 48 - 55 unless I rode or was drinking a bit that day, Resting in Dr's office was 62 and that was 6 months ago apple...
09-17-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,570
Posted By taco2ewsday

I used to think it was safer when I was a kid...

I used to think it was safer when I was a kid and riding on secondary and tertiary streets in my neighborhood and sidewalks on primary streets. But as I've gotten older an began riding on busier...
09-16-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By taco2ewsday

Best I got was some golf clubs a Nike Driver...

Best I got was some golf clubs a Nike Driver and 3Wood for like $80
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,976
Posted By taco2ewsday

I'll eat on anything around 2 hrs or longer...

I'll eat on anything around 2 hrs or longer but probably more a matter of me not being the most fit guy in the world

Carbs Fig Newtons, or Lara Bars (Apple Pie or Pineapple...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 23,054
Posted By taco2ewsday

Never rode anything but 4 Seasons and the 5000...

Never rode anything but 4 Seasons and the 5000 fans are telling me how I'm missing out, as I start to plan replacement tires what would you say are the main differences between the 4...
09-09-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,847
Posted By taco2ewsday

Has anyone replaced the pads on these brakes, ...

Has anyone replaced the pads on these brakes, I tend to use the rears to slowdown when in a paceline as the braking is more gradual and I think I've worn them down to the point where...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 23,054
Posted By taco2ewsday

My GrandPrix 4 Seasons do this as well, I'm...

My GrandPrix 4 Seasons do this as well, I'm constantly trimming threads off of the sidewall near the bead they have ~2,500 miles on them.
09-08-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,466
Posted By taco2ewsday

I know several folks who put deposits on bikes...

I know several folks who put deposits on bikes sight unseen with delivery dates 6+ weeks out, with the end of model year and COVID-19 rush on bikes, it's still crazy in Tennessee.
09-03-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,548
Posted By taco2ewsday

This doesn't work for me in the Summer (I sweat...

This doesn't work for me in the Summer (I sweat a lot) but during the Fall and Spring I can use this method.
09-03-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,548
Posted By taco2ewsday

Gentle cycle with an extra rinse, everything...

Gentle cycle with an extra rinse, everything turned inside out, jerseys zipped. I will pre-treat the arm-pits on a summer ride, it gets really hot in Memphis TN and I sweat a lot.

Hang dry
09-03-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,932
Posted By taco2ewsday

Depends on speed anywhere from a full on wave...

Depends on speed anywhere from a full on wave to two fingers lifted off the handlebars/hoods.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,600
Posted By taco2ewsday

I still have scars from Bear trap pedals

I still have scars from Bear trap pedals
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