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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-21-16, 06:31 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,679
Posted By redcon1
Good luck on the alternate APFT. Try to recon...

Good luck on the alternate APFT. Try to recon the course and ride it a few times before testing. Where are you stationed?
...and kudos for still wanting to contribute via reclass. Let us know how...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-21-16, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By redcon1
www.sportRx.com (http://www.sportRx.com) has made...

www.sportRx.com (http://www.sportRx.com) has made my last 2 pairs of progressive cycling sunglasses. Be prepared to pay, LOL.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-13-16, 06:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,565
Posted By redcon1
Focus has just introduced a new Endurance bike...

Focus has just introduced a new Endurance bike with Discs, the Paralane. I don't know for sure but I think this replaces the Izalco Ergoride in the lineup.

...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-17-16, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 182,122
Posted By redcon1
h20xtc: Lets see a full picture of that frame!

h20xtc: Lets see a full picture of that frame!
Forum: Road Cycling 06-03-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,484
Posted By redcon1
I was on a fast group ride a few weeks ago and...

I was on a fast group ride a few weeks ago and several of us went down, one critically. I didn't know him that well, and thank God he had his roadID for the ambulance crew with his name, address,...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-16, 05:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,169
Posted By redcon1
I love this site, and keep it bookmarked for...

I love this site, and keep it bookmarked for reference. Measures difference in RR in Watts.

Bicycle Rolling Resistance | Rolling Resistance Tests (http://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/)
Forum: Road Cycling 05-25-16, 11:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,530
Posted By redcon1
Every bicycle helmet I own or have owned has the...

Every bicycle helmet I own or have owned has the shell foam resting directly on pads on my head. MIPS seemed an improvement at not much additional cost.

I ponied up the extra $20 for the MIPS...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-24-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,530
Posted By redcon1
Giro Foray, MIPS for less than $85

Giro Foray, MIPS for less than $85
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-24-16, 06:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,575
Posted By redcon1
Wow, glad you are relatively Rick. Similar...

Wow, glad you are relatively Rick.

Similar experience to DeceptivelySlow:
I had a crash last Wednesday evening and my friend is still in the hospital. He touched wheels with another rider, he...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-13-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By redcon1
I use a wrench and tap with hammer also. Same...

I use a wrench and tap with hammer also. Same principal as an impact tool, breaks it loose.
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-13-16, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By redcon1
Good points by all and I should probably mention...

Good points by all and I should probably mention I'm the 'old guy' in the bunch, started out riding and racing rigid 26ers back in the mid 80s.
I also should have pointed out on every timed lap...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-10-16, 07:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,188
Posted By redcon1
You are definitely overthinking this. I have...

You are definitely overthinking this.
I have Claris triple on my gravel bike, and no shifting front issues compared to my other bikes/groupsets. You need to extend your fingers, not wrap the brake...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-10-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 389
Posted By redcon1
Odd that they swapped the Ultegra for SRAM...

Odd that they swapped the Ultegra for SRAM Apex/Rival, and not Force which would have been same-level components.
Can't speak to the quality/performance of Apex/Rival, though.
The Easton wheelset...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-10-16, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By redcon1
Being only 5'8" I cant shake the feeling that the...

Being only 5'8" I cant shake the feeling that the 29er is just too tall and wheels too big. Somewhat ungainly on tight twisting singletrack, not flickable like my 26" bikes at all-- but worth it on...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-03-16, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,148
Posted By redcon1
Correct. My Garmin Edge devices, if paired with...

Correct. My Garmin Edge devices, if paired with a Cadence Sensor, exclude zero readings when you are not pedaling by default in the averaging. You can change the settings to include zero readings...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-28-16, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By redcon1
Thanks for the reminder... forgot about the TdR. ...

Thanks for the reminder... forgot about the TdR. Bummer is that on my Comcast cable, BeIN Sports is not broadcast in HD.
But several other people I know don't get it at all.

btw, have you ever...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-26-16, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By redcon1
I think that is a cool jersey and would be...

I think that is a cool jersey and would be willing to kick in some funds to ship to USA. PM me if still available.
In return, I will go through my closet and find a jersey to offer another 50+...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-26-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,354
Posted By redcon1
I ride a Focus Izalco ErgoRide frameset, their...

I ride a Focus Izalco ErgoRide frameset, their version of comfort/endurance geometry. Taller headtube and slightly less reach than the Izalco Max/Pro race geometry, and much more comfortable for my...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-19-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,271
Posted By redcon1
Is that a Haiku? I think that's a Haiku!

Is that a Haiku? I think that's a Haiku!
Forum: Road Cycling 04-19-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,271
Posted By redcon1
Keep riding. If you ride indoors and out and...

Keep riding. If you ride indoors and out and push yourself gradually, you will leave your occasional-riding friend in your dust. Or if that doesn't work, accuse him of doping. :thumb:

Seriously,...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-19-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,099
Posted By redcon1
Hmm, wondering why the sealant did not work until...

Hmm, wondering why the sealant did not work until you pulled over and spun the wheel. Isn't that happening while your are riding?
Was the leak from the same spot on the tire, or are you saying the...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-06-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By redcon1
With the bigger cleat contact surface of the...

With the bigger cleat contact surface of the SPD-SL I would check your relative foot position: fore/aft and L/R on the pedal compared to Speedplay. That has to be it.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-02-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By redcon1
I used a Planet Bike Protégé wireless computer on...

I used a Planet Bike Protégé wireless computer on the rear wheel of my gravel bike for a few years without issues.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-31-16, 10:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,849
Posted By redcon1
Have this site bookmarked for years now, a pretty...

Have this site bookmarked for years now, a pretty good source of info about the movie:

Diablo Scott's Bike Blog: Breaking Away (http://diabloscott.blogspot.com/2000/08/breaking-away.html)

A...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-30-16, 10:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,356
Posted By redcon1
lolol!!

lolol!!
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