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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-08-14, 09:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,670
Posted By veerod82
I had a Galaxy Note that is the same size and it...

I had a Galaxy Note that is the same size and it worked fine. Can't imagine the 6+ being any different. We have some bags that wrap around the stem of our handlebars that have a clear zip pouch on...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-16-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,399
Posted By veerod82
I have ridden a Specialized Secteur with 28cm...

I have ridden a Specialized Secteur with 28cm tires for 2000 miles, and now 1000 miles on the new 25cm Gatorskin tires pretty safe and secure weighing over 300 lbs. I would advise anyone looking at...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-07-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,644
Posted By veerod82
I run 25 cm Gatorskin's and have gone out below...

I run 25 cm Gatorskin's and have gone out below 100 psi safely. I've hit my share of pot holes and rocks, at 300 lbs +- not sure how you can prevent it if your seeing them too often. Maybe bad rim...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-29-14, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By veerod82
I bought some of these last year. I like them,...

I bought some of these last year. I like them, platform on one side and spd on the other. I'm 5'11" and 290-330. They still perform well for me. I am always window shopping for better, but can't...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-01-14, 11:15 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,014
Posted By veerod82
I use the term "short 20 mile ride" because to...

I use the term "short 20 mile ride" because to people around me it is short, also because it is a lot slower than I want to be. I don't want people to think that I think i'm awesome, when I know I'm...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-28-14, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,302
Posted By veerod82
I second the Escape bikes. I am 300 lbs +- and...

I second the Escape bikes. I am 300 lbs +- and ride a specialized bike with 28cm tires. It held up with no problems. We bought our kids both Giant Escape 2's and i have ridden them 20+ miles and...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-24-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,470
Posted By veerod82
I just went with 25 instead of my current 28. ...

I just went with 25 instead of my current 28. They carried both in these tires.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-23-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,608
Posted By veerod82
I have a '13 Sport Disc, I ran the original tires...

I have a '13 Sport Disc, I ran the original tires for 2000 miles and just recently changed out the tires to Gator Skins. I really did not have too many issues (flats) with the Stock Espoir tires. ...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-23-14, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By veerod82
I think if someone put a heavy enough load in...

I think if someone put a heavy enough load in those low pro cars, (like a clyde on a road bike) the tires would bulge. "Think" being the key word. :)
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-22-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,742
Posted By veerod82
I just replaced my stock Specialized Espoir tires...

I just replaced my stock Specialized Espoir tires after 2000 miles with Ultra GatorSkin tires. Mine are 25c vs the 28c I had. The grass was greener on the smaller tires. So far so good! Running...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-21-14, 11:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By veerod82
Someone beat me to it. The deformity is normal.

Someone beat me to it. The deformity is normal.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-17-14, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,253
Posted By veerod82
When i first started riding my bike It took a...

When i first started riding my bike It took a long time to get to where i could ride 5 miles non stop. I would ride 2.5 miles down our bike path and then rest and ride back. It took me a few weeks...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-15-14, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By veerod82
I also do this pretty regularly, i'm well over...

I also do this pretty regularly, i'm well over 250lbs. I have some heavier platform/SPD pedals. I try to keep my ankles/weight towards the crank side and not hanging off the outside of the pedals. ...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-14-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,866
Posted By veerod82
Great news! Glad you found something.

Great news! Glad you found something.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-12-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,866
Posted By veerod82
My first bike I started riding on was a Walmart...

My first bike I started riding on was a Walmart mountain bike, i made adjustments to that as i found things i wanted different. Eventually being a really upright cruiser style bike. After I rode...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-11-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By veerod82
I have a lot of issues with numbness in my...

I have a lot of issues with numbness in my fingers. Sometimes it will last for a few days after a long ride. I have only self diagnosed, but find it is not consistent. If I remember to move hand...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-11-14, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By veerod82
We bought a pair of these for our son/Daughter,...

We bought a pair of these for our son/Daughter, They are great bikes! We have been pretty happy with them and plan on putting some road tires on them this summer. Have Fun with them.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-11-14, 10:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,712
Posted By veerod82
I take my kids with me most times. I have been...

I take my kids with me most times. I have been able to get some family members back into Cycling and also try to do a group ride with them once a week. My wife works odd hours and is in college...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-10-14, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,083
Posted By veerod82
I have a Specialized Secteur Disc and have put...

I have a Specialized Secteur Disc and have put some knobby CX tires on it for the season. I liked being able to go where i wanted with those tires and then swap back to my normal 28 road tires. ...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-10-14, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,936
Posted By veerod82
As someone who purchased my first road bike with...

As someone who purchased my first road bike with Disc brakes, I will definitely consider non Disc on my next purchase. They are great, but do limit the choices when upgrading wheels. Like others...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-10-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By veerod82
When I first contacted my LBS about my weight and...

When I first contacted my LBS about my weight and what I was looking for they had no concern about me Riding a road bike. I was looking at the Allez, but they suggested the Secteur due to not riding...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-10-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By veerod82
I still ride my stock Saddle after 1800 miles. ...

I still ride my stock Saddle after 1800 miles. Its a Specialized Riva. My wife had different experience with her Raleigh Capri 1.0, she always complained about pain, even with a "good" pair of...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-16-14, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,071
Posted By veerod82
I have a Specialized Sectuer that came with a...

I have a Specialized Sectuer that came with a carbon post. Haven't had any issues with it at 300+ lbs.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-14-14, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By veerod82
I wear a size 13 Specialized Tahoe shoe. I love...

I wear a size 13 Specialized Tahoe shoe. I love em. I also use the below Pedals. Pretty easy to find a good spot taking off.
XLC Alloy MTB / Trekking Pedal, Black
by XLC
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-14-14, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By veerod82
Adjusting my Bars and brake/shifters helped for...

Adjusting my Bars and brake/shifters helped for my hand numbness. I wear specialized gloves and still had the numbness issue. I also swapped out my bars for some ergo ones, and left the gel and bar...
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