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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-12-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By DTSCDS
"Best" I don't think the Performance "Spin...

"Best"
I don't think the Performance "Spin Doctor" (http://www.performancebike.com/bikes/Product_10052_10551_1030340_-1_400157__400157) truing stand would ever be considered the "best" available,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-11-15, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 509
Posted By DTSCDS
I have the same problem with my Joe Blow pump....

I have the same problem with my Joe Blow pump. The same tube doesn't give me the same problem with a Serfas pump I also have. On all my tubes I always give it the smallest little 'burp' before I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-03-15, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,624
Posted By DTSCDS
Well, since the original post was done over 4...

Well, since the original post was done over 4 years ago, I figure either he found a solution, gave up on the bike, or just moved on with his life.
Might have even graduated by now. But, if by "poor...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-23-15, 05:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,404
Posted By DTSCDS
I have heard/read that something like 70% of your...

I have heard/read that something like 70% of your current annual income is what is required to maintain your current lifestyle. I have always thought that sounded high. I have never put pen to paper...
Forum: Texas 07-21-15, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By DTSCDS
As Rex G said, there is Richardson Bike Mart....

As Rex G said, there is Richardson Bike Mart. Their big location is in Richardson (Duh!) west of 75 on Campbell. (Campbell and Coit) They have a huge selection of everything. They also have a smaller...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-15-15, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By DTSCDS
^^^That gets my vote. It looks like the arc is...

^^^That gets my vote. It looks like the arc is probably the same circumference as the big ring. Can't tell the thickness. In lieu of other more sensible answers, I align myself with alcjphil
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-13-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,602
Posted By DTSCDS
While not fully scientific, this Global Cycling...

While not fully scientific, this Global Cycling Network video (https://youtu.be/-jh-5TYAtJI) seems to show that 'higher cadence is better' might not be an absolute universal truth. At least it's...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-13-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By DTSCDS
Just in case anyone still cares. . . The...

Just in case anyone still cares. . .
The 'official' explanation as per the talking heads on NBCSN: Marten was the 'official' yellow jersey after stage 6 since he finished the stage. Froome didn't...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-07-15, 03:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,602
Posted By DTSCDS
One year older than you. Incidentally, "Stayin...

One year older than you.
Incidentally, "Stayin Alive" is the song you are supposed to use for the right tempo if you ever have to do CPR. Kind of ironic yet useful at the same time.
This ends the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-07-15, 03:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,647
Posted By DTSCDS
6'2" riding a 58cm Felt road bike and a XL (60cm)...

6'2" riding a 58cm Felt road bike and a XL (60cm) Trek 7.2FX
For a different take on what size bike is right for you, have a look at Andre Griepel's bike. He's 6 feet and rides a small. So, I...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-07-15, 02:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,602
Posted By DTSCDS
For the OP. If you are a music fan you can...

For the OP.

If you are a music fan you can find websites that will have a variety of songs that are at a particular tempo. You can pick out 2 or 3 songs that are at 80bpm and sing them to yourself...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-01-15, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Posted By DTSCDS
Give me the feel of a good steel baby any day. I...

Give me the feel of a good steel baby any day. I may be a retro grouch, but I still don't trust carbon fiber.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-01-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 836
Posted By DTSCDS
My road bike developed a small 'squeak' that for...

My road bike developed a small 'squeak' that for all the world sounded like metal-on-metal scraping and coming from the rear. I had my wife ride along side of me for about 2 miles and she was pretty...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-29-15, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By DTSCDS
There is someone who rides a popular MUP here in...

There is someone who rides a popular MUP here in Dallas that has a red light facing the front.
Equally confusing.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-22-15, 10:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,485
Posted By DTSCDS
My vote goes for the one I bought (of course). ...

My vote goes for the one I bought (of course).
Lezyne Zecto Drive Headlight (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DWELHHQ?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s01)
(This is for the...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-17-15, 01:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,652
Posted By DTSCDS
Michelin Krylion 25's (bought em cuz they have...

Michelin Krylion 25's (bought em cuz they have carbon--that has to be good, right?)
285#
100-105'ish on the front
110-115'ish on the back
So far so good. (But I only have about 200 miles on them...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-15-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By DTSCDS
I got an email from our health insurance folks at...

I got an email from our health insurance folks at work. (They send out weekly email newsletters with informative articles. Many have actually been helpful so I do read them.) A recent article...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-12-15, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By DTSCDS
I like the looks of the black/red/white. I had a...

I like the looks of the black/red/white. I had a Trek road bike that had a red/black/silver color scheme. I always thought it was just about the ugliest bike I had ever seen. I finally traded it off...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-12-15, 02:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By DTSCDS
I have a Wahoo RFLKT and my phone goes in my...

I have a Wahoo RFLKT and my phone goes in my jersey pocket. I haven't had any trouble with losing the bluetooth connection. (Maybe I've just been lucky so far.) I put it in a zip top bag if it looks...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-11-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,624
Posted By DTSCDS
1 more vote for jersey pocket. Never had a...

1 more vote for jersey pocket. Never had a problem. I get used to it being there so I don't notice it's there until I take it out and notice the weight missing from my back.

Bibs for men are just...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-11-15, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By DTSCDS
Bikes or bike specific tools? I'm betting...

Bikes or bike specific tools?

I'm betting she'll be building wheels by the end of this year.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-10-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,492
Posted By DTSCDS
I don't remember my first couple of rides, but I...

I don't remember my first couple of rides, but I do remember getting on the computer to find a route that would take me about 2.5 - 3 miles. When I finished it I walked around with a self-assured...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-10-15, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,072
Posted By DTSCDS
Spend as much time as you need to be 100%...

Spend as much time as you need to be 100% confident about shifting. Both front and back. Nothing will harsh a buzz faster than shifting the wrong way on a climb. Speed and momentum just drain away...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-10-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,518
Posted By DTSCDS
After they are dry, the jersey and closest...

After they are dry, the jersey and closest matching bib goes on one hanger together. (A couple of my bibs have colored stitching on them. I try to wear them with a semi-matching jersey. As close as I...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,822
Posted By DTSCDS
I vote for Done Ma

I vote for Done Ma
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