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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By texbiker

Sorry you had a problem with the Texbiker link. I...

Sorry you had a problem with the Texbiker link. I clicked on it and had no problem. Please try again.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
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...
09-17-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By texbiker

I used the Garmin Virb program with my GoPro...

I used the Garmin Virb program with my GoPro videos. Check You Tube for some ideas if you have a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 705
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By texbiker

On August 27th I rode the Hotter'n Hell 100 in...

On August 27th I rode the Hotter'n Hell 100 in Wichita Falls. I rode the 100km route. You can read and see my ride at this link....
08-15-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 387
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...
Forum: Touring
08-10-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By texbiker

I use a GoPro Hero 10 Black for my ride video. I...

I use a GoPro Hero 10 Black for my ride video. I also have a Drift Ghost XL. I started putting the GoPro on my helmet but the extra weight and not being sure what was recorded I moved to my...
08-07-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
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...
07-23-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By texbiker

I have 2 bikes with the Rival eTap AXS group,...

I have 2 bikes with the Rival eTap AXS group, Cervelo Caledonia and Lynskey Helix. The group works great. I never knew changing gears could be so easy. The batteries are easy to change and last...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,063
Posted By texbiker

Check out Lynskey titanium bikes. Recently they...

Check out Lynskey titanium bikes. Recently they had a 35% off sale. I ride a Helix with SRAM Rival eTap.
07-03-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 789
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.
06-20-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By texbiker

I use a GoPro Hero 10 Black for my videos. I use...

I use a GoPro Hero 10 Black for my videos. I use a mount on my handlebars to hold the camera with a Garmin quick release mount for handheld shots. I have a Drift Ghost XL for longer videos because it...
06-19-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By texbiker

I use SportTracks.mobi to collect my bike rides'...

I use SportTracks.mobi to collect my bike rides' data. It is cloud based. You can see my latest ride at this link https://sporttracks.mobi/activity/29699211. I create an event for maintenance...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,678
Posted By texbiker

If you are referring to the Lynskey R300 I have...

If you are referring to the Lynskey R300 I have one. I'm around 153 pounds and the frame is not flexy when I get out of the saddle.
05-29-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By texbiker

I've been watching GCN+ at...

I've been watching GCN+ at https://plus.globalcyclingnetwork.com/races. They mention the various digital platforms it you can use and Discovery+ is one of them but I don't have that one. I subscribed...
05-22-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 711
Posted By texbiker

I use a Fry Baby to wax a chain. Heats up faster...

I use a Fry Baby to wax a chain. Heats up faster than the crock pot. 1 chain at a time.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
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...
04-25-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By texbiker

I use the BiSaddle on my 3 bikes. Adjustable and...

I use the BiSaddle on my 3 bikes. Adjustable and comfortable for my rides.
04-23-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,866
Posted By texbiker

No walker needed after biking. Today was super...

No walker needed after biking. Today was super windy so I was slower than I prefer. Wind was 18 mph with 32 mph gusts....
04-23-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,866
Posted By texbiker

Great bike, the Cervelo Caledonia. The eTap...

Great bike, the Cervelo Caledonia. The eTap shifting is smooth and quick. The ride report after each ride shows the number of gear changes, the time and distance in each gear, and more. I guess I'm a...
04-23-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,866
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: 810
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....
04-14-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By texbiker

I use the Uno on my two road bikes. I chose the...

I use the Uno on my two road bikes. I chose the Uno because I'm a recreational cyclist and the extra data from the Uno versus the cost wasn't worth. it. The information I get tells me what I want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By texbiker

Thanks for taking time to watch. This ride I...

Thanks for taking time to watch. This ride I found another cyclist riding at the same speed which made it easy to chat.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,943
Posted By texbiker

Later today I heard from SportRX. They can make...

Later today I heard from SportRX. They can make my Tofosi order with progressive lens. It will take a week or two. I will see how they turn out.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,943
Posted By texbiker

I bought RX glasses direct from Tifosi. Prompt...

I bought RX glasses direct from Tifosi. Prompt service and the price was good. I also bought Tifosi glasses from SportRX but returned them because the prescription didn't look right. They said the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,943
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: 810
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: 521
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: 521
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.
03-22-22, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By texbiker

I use the Wahoo Bolt computer. I also have the...

I use the Wahoo Bolt computer. I also have the Lezyne computer. It is less expensive and has the features you want.
03-19-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By texbiker

I've tried the click mount as a fixed camera...

I've tried the click mount as a fixed camera holder but the mount broke from rough roads I think. I have the Hero 10 in the Media Mod for voice recording which adds a little bulk to the GoPro. I...
03-19-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By texbiker

GoPro Quick Release Handle bar Holder

I'm looking for a bracket or something to hold my Hero 10 camera that I can quickly grab to shoot video. Currently I put the GoPro in a jersey pocket and pull it out to shoot handheld video. I've...
03-08-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,267
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
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By texbiker

March is off to a good start with dry but cool...

March is off to a good start with dry but cool weather. February fell short of my 300 mile goal due to 2 cataract surgeries and time off to recover. ides so far in March.
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02-17-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
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: 821
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: 821
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, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,347
Posted By texbiker

I use a ceiling fan on the middle speed and a...

I use a ceiling fan on the middle speed and a Honeywell TurboForce Power fan. It's about 12" diameter. I have it on a Wyze smartplug which allows me to turn it on when I get warmed up.
02-17-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
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...
02-05-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By texbiker

I use a GoPro for short rides but as a handheld...

I use a GoPro for short rides but as a handheld camera. For longer rides I use a Drift Ghost XL. The battery life is much better than the GoPro Hero 10 Black. With an adapter you can use a GoPro...
02-04-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By texbiker

Forum RSS Feeds

I was getting the RSS feeds for several forums but they stopped several days ago. Is that option no longer available?
02-01-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
Posted By texbiker

My current solution: GCN+ using the Hoxx VPN...

My current solution: GCN+ using the Hoxx VPN London servers. Hoxx has a free version with a daily data limit. I watched the CX UCI World races and stayed below the data limit. At some point I expect...
02-01-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
Posted By texbiker

I used to subscribe to Flobikes. The cost was $13...

I used to subscribe to Flobikes. The cost was $13 per month or $160 per year. You need to look closely where their coverage is available. A number of races are Canada only.
Forum: Touring
01-31-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,787
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: 876
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, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
Posted By texbiker

It looks like you will need to change VPN...

It looks like you will need to change VPN providers from time to time as GCN figures out what to block.
01-28-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
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...
01-26-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By texbiker

https://www.bikeinn.com/bike/vision-mr021-bearing-...

https://www.bikeinn.com/bike/vision-mr021-bearing-for-u1081-u1082/137479264/p
Forum: Introductions
12-29-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By texbiker

Welcome to the Texas forum. The biking is a world...

Welcome to the Texas forum. The biking is a world of difference but it can be done. There is a forum for classic and vintage bikes where people offer advice and ask questions. There may be someone...
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