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11-28-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By texbiker

I bought a refurbished Kickr Core trainer a...

I bought a refurbished Kickr Core trainer a couple of months ago. It works great. I saved the box in case something was wrong but now I will probably get rid of it.

Sounds like you are concerned...
11-28-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By texbiker

You don't say why you are returning the trainer....

You don't say why you are returning the trainer. Why not call Wahoo and ask them?
11-21-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By texbiker

How old is the Bluetooth dongle (?) or computer's...

How old is the Bluetooth dongle (?) or computer's built in Bluetooth? Try a new Bluetooth dongle, they are not too expensive or switch to an ANT+ dongle.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By texbiker

I use a GoPro 10 mounted on my handlebar for YT...

I use a GoPro 10 mounted on my handlebar for YT video. I also own a Drift Ghost XL that I sometimes use for longer rides. The battery life on the Ghost is 8+ hours but the image quality does not come...
11-02-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By texbiker

They seem to have had 20% coupons the last couple...

They seem to have had 20% coupons the last couple of years but I got a 30% coupon when I bought my R300 in 2019. I'd hold out. I think I created an account put the R300 in the cart and waited. A few...
10-30-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By texbiker

Hands down go with the Wahoo Kickr. I use the...

Hands down go with the Wahoo Kickr. I use the Kickr Core and like it. For more information check the YouTube channel GPLama (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=gplama). Shane has reviews of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
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: 12
Views: 341
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: 336
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: 821
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: 164
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: 403
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: 278
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: 457
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: 405
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: 85
Views: 4,799
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: 918
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: 446
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: 359
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: 25,756
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: 241
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: 754
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: 563
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: 1,096
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: 1,918
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: 1,918
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: 1,918
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: 818
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: 604
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: 818
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: 1,959
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: 1,959
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: 1,959
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: 818
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: 528
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: 528
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: 826
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: 528
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: 528
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: 2,316
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: 677
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.
...
02-17-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
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: 873
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: 873
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: 1,365
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: 873
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: 848
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: 155
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: 1,839
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: 1,839
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.
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