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Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,976
Posted By nymtber
I have an underseat bag that I have spare tube,...

I have an underseat bag that I have spare tube, CO2 inflator, tools, spare CO2, patch kit, and house key.

My jersey pockets I put in a small micro-pump (I don't want it on the frame), cell phone...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,486
Posted By nymtber
Never needed it. But still peace of mind. Mom's...

Never needed it. But still peace of mind. Mom's and dad's numbers are on it (single and live alone, who better to put on it!?), and my benadryl allergy is listed. I should get a new one listing my...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-16, 12:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,289
Posted By nymtber
Garmin Edge 200. No frills. Just works ;)

Garmin Edge 200.

No frills. Just works ;)
Forum: Recreational & Family 04-17-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,833
Posted By nymtber
Up until last year, I had been wearing...

Up until last year, I had been wearing over-shorts for about 7 years or so. Then I dropped 65lbs, and at 165 and 5'8, I don't care if I'm in public in tight shorts and snug jersey (I don't like TIGHT...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-14-16, 11:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By nymtber
My 200 is all I "need" and then some. Sure, you...

My 200 is all I "need" and then some. Sure, you can't add anything and you must rely on GPS data alone... but I like what it is. To each their own.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-13-15, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By nymtber
6 donuts in 32 miles? 1800 calories with PLAIN...

6 donuts in 32 miles? 1800 calories with PLAIN donuts...

All your extra minutes will be spent taking pit stops :roflmao2:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-29-15, 09:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,377
Posted By nymtber
And I want easy drop down menu ONLINE ordering. I...

And I want easy drop down menu ONLINE ordering. I can use spocalc, and I can measure far more accurately than we need to measure to get the proper numbers.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-27-15, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,377
Posted By nymtber
And they don't do ONLINE ordering. Which was why...

And they don't do ONLINE ordering. Which was why I went with ThorUSA.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-23-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,612
Posted By nymtber
I have a spin doctor truing stand. Its no Park...

I have a spin doctor truing stand. Its no Park TS-2, but it does a FINE job! I use it for truing and dishing, just flip the wheel, its annoying but it works just fine. I don't build wheels often...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-23-15, 07:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,377
Posted By nymtber
I use ThorUSA for Sapim spokes. Cheapest ONLINE...

I use ThorUSA for Sapim spokes. Cheapest ONLINE ordering I found.

I get my hubs/rims wherever cheapest. Amazon and Ebay if I need to!
Forum: Road Cycling 07-24-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,368
Posted By nymtber
I have a seatpost shim on my Rockhopper frame...

I have a seatpost shim on my Rockhopper frame because it took an odd size, and I happened to have a 27.2 post laying around that I wanted to use instead of ordering a new post... So I ordered a shim...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-24-15, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By nymtber
Dropping from 230 in Feb 2014 to 167lbs for the...

Dropping from 230 in Feb 2014 to 167lbs for the past few weeks... I have had nothing but VERY positive!

Its the 21+ mile bike rides on a $1000+ bike they think is crazy :)

Congrats on the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-18-15, 08:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,619
Posted By nymtber
They key part of staying hydrated for anyone is...

They key part of staying hydrated for anyone is electrolytes. ESPECIALLY for us heavy sweaters! I sweat out a bit of salt, so I have to replace that, too...

Personally, I sweat more when I was...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-31-15, 05:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,191
Posted By nymtber
I'll second that, in that I'm not a fan of his....

I'll second that, in that I'm not a fan of his. But being that he is a fellow cyclist, I will wish him a speedy healthy recovery so he can get back on that bike!
Forum: Road Cycling 05-27-15, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By nymtber
No, they ARE road bikes. Not all of us have the...

No, they ARE road bikes. Not all of us have the money or need for a $2000+ full carbon 15lb 11spd road bike. They are perfectly serviceable entry-level road bikes.

Test ride the Trek and Scott....
Forum: Foo 05-14-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By nymtber
Boric Acid Powder. Dollar stores here have it...

Boric Acid Powder. Dollar stores here have it (family dollar, dollar general) its a few bucks/bottle. We use it for ants every spring. I run a line along the foundation all the way around the house,...
Forum: Foo 05-11-15, 10:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,263
Posted By nymtber
Vacuum tubes. Magical glowing bottles of...

Vacuum tubes.

Magical glowing bottles of sonic perfection :)
Forum: Foo 05-10-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,902
Posted By nymtber
I LOVE my Conduit 13! Actually...its my second...

I LOVE my Conduit 13! Actually...its my second Conduit 13! I had one back in 2011, but sold it after breaking up with my ex-gf in '12 as kayaking just brought her back on my mind. Well last summer I...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-08-15, 10:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,266
Posted By nymtber
I'll second wool...but on the bike I wear either...

I'll second wool...but on the bike I wear either cotton or synthetic usually. When I'm hiking, I have a pair of Smartwool socks. Warm when its cold out and cool when its hot. Well worth the $15 I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-07-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By nymtber
Park bike grease does all I need a grease to do...

Park bike grease does all I need a grease to do for bicycles. Its what ALL of my bearings get when I re-pack them.

I have a 1lb tub of it, so I'm set for a while. I've probably used 1/10th of it,...
Forum: Recreational & Family 05-07-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 186,215
Posted By nymtber
Had an Acera-x RD on a second mtb bike of mine...

Had an Acera-x RD on a second mtb bike of mine that had slicks, saw hundreds of miles/year before I owned a road bike, and it was used when I got it. My brother now has that whole group (frame I had...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-06-15, 10:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By nymtber
Yea, drop bar road bike vs flat bar is night and...

Yea, drop bar road bike vs flat bar is night and day. I still prefer a flat bar handling wise (just more comfortable for super great handling) but anything over 10 miles for me and I NEED a drop bar...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-06-15, 06:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,183
Posted By nymtber
Any bike I ride over smooth surfaces, I prefer...

Any bike I ride over smooth surfaces, I prefer clipless. Offroad I use sneakers and flat pedals, but If i got back into offroad riding often, I'd drift back to clipless...

Toe clips suck. MUCH...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-06-15, 06:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By nymtber
Go take a look in person. I'm 5'8 and a 54cm bike...

Go take a look in person. I'm 5'8 and a 54cm bike is good for me, in fact it is what I ride. But see how it feels. If you feel too upright: drop that stem (its an adjustable stem).

<$300 for a...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-15, 08:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,616
Posted By nymtber
As a kid(14?) rode to a friends house about 3...

As a kid(14?) rode to a friends house about 3 miles away, we were riding around his moms yard on our bikes goofing around doing wheelies and endo's and all of a sudden the crank arm on my Royce Union...
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