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12-02-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By NYMXer

Sorry to hear about your sciatic pain, did you...

Sorry to hear about your sciatic pain, did you know there is a "tennis ball pinch point" that is supposed to be effective. A person I know suffers from this and uses an inversion table for relief. ...
12-01-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,213
Posted By NYMXer

Today's Zwift ride,...

Today's Zwift ride, https://www.strava.com/activities/1994569804
11-28-18, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,213
Posted By NYMXer

Thanks, that was pretty much a full effort ride...

Thanks, that was pretty much a full effort ride but since I am still on the free trial program, an ad stopped me dead on Box Hill, until I clicked the screen, which meant I had to unclip from the...
11-25-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,213
Posted By NYMXer

I rode London today, my first full ride. I was...

I rode London today, my first full ride. I was really impressed with how the stats compared with my real outdoor rides. Great job by Zwift, I am now an official believer! ...
11-25-18, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,213
Posted By NYMXer

Too wet here so I'm going to ride Zwift again...

Too wet here so I'm going to ride Zwift again today. Thanks datlas for that link and info, I have a lot to learn. I'll look for you eja, heal that ankle first.
11-24-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,213
Posted By NYMXer

Zwift training

I bought a Wahoo KickR and just did my first ride. I must say, the feel was very realistic and definitely a worthwhile experience and workout.

I was in the group that thought this was more of a...
11-20-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,447
Posted By NYMXer

Wow CFB, I had no idea and never had a bad...

Wow CFB, I had no idea and never had a bad reaction to taking quinine. Good info, thanks for posting the info
11-20-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,447
Posted By NYMXer

I have friends that swear by pickle juice, but...

I have friends that swear by pickle juice, but for me, quinine water or tablets does the trick very quickly. Luckily, I do not cramp often, usually on hot days. I also found that staying hydrated...
11-04-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23,965
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Posted By NYMXer

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/637x504/bridge_to_bridge_ride_9728be7f88ac5c61f94deed8a89b3e7f14ab9c6c.png
https://www.strava.com/activities/1946017053
11-04-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,905
Posted By NYMXer

It won't sell out in a few hours, but it does...

It won't sell out in a few hours, but it does sell out every year so don't wait too long.
11-04-18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By NYMXer

It would help if we knew what region you lived...

It would help if we knew what region you lived in, Northeast, Southwest, etc since winter weather can really cut into available riding time.
I live in the Northeast, Catskill Mountains where winter...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,065
Posted By NYMXer

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bikes_in_the_garage_c7952deda06693586b659780dff37a0df44cc727.jpeg
9 Bikes on the wall, took about an hour to do using J hooks from HD...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By NYMXer

You can find several used flat bar or hybrid...

You can find several used flat bar or hybrid bikes on CL in your price range. Look patiently until the right one comes along. Facebook also has a "Market Place" for items too.
10-21-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23,965
Views: 2,204,766
Posted By NYMXer

Yesterday's gravel ride on a mtb... lots of...

Yesterday's gravel ride on a mtb... lots of climbs

https://www.strava.com/activities/1917022882
10-21-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,036
Posted By NYMXer

When sharing the roads with cars, trucks and...

When sharing the roads with cars, trucks and pedestrians, you really need to keep your wits about you. Glad nothing other than a change of shorts was needed that day....
Forum: Northeast
10-16-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,239
Posted By NYMXer

A google search dug up this old post, but I...

A google search dug up this old post, but I thought I would bring it back and comment that I live in this area and would love to share in a ride with some of the members here that are visiting and...
09-03-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By NYMXer

3 day weekend = 3 rides

A little over 100 miles, easy pace w friends

https://www.strava.com/activities/1812634282

https://www.strava.com/activities/1814933902

https://www.strava.com/activities/1816972530
08-14-18, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By NYMXer

If you get the SPD's, you will find that walking...

If you get the SPD's, you will find that walking around in the shoes much easier. Also, the shoes have cleats built into the bottoms to make them less slippery when walking.
As bogydave suggested,...
08-11-18, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,717
Posted By NYMXer

My Cannondale SuperSix Hi-Mod EVO came with...

My Cannondale SuperSix Hi-Mod EVO came with Shimano RS10 wheelset. I got tired of the monthly wheel truing so I bought some new Easton SL90's off of a CL ad. Now, fast forward 3000 miles, and the...
08-02-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By NYMXer

The Cannondale Quick CX is a great bike and good...

The Cannondale Quick CX is a great bike and good value with ample gearing and hydraulic brakes at around a $1000 price tag. It also has lots of options to build it to be very versatile.
08-02-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,845
Posted By NYMXer

Thank you for that information Rflee, it was an...

Thank you for that information Rflee, it was an option I was considering too. I think I would have to add a few links to the chain if I just did the rear cassette swap, but it might be enough. Then...
08-02-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,845
Posted By NYMXer

Thanks to everyone for their input. i did...

Thanks to everyone for their input.
i did almost 13 real hilly gravel roads at Minniwaska State Park w about 1200ft elevation climbing.
The bike did better than I expected, was incredibly stable...
07-25-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,845
Posted By NYMXer

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/raleigh_tamland_1_25f4885d756a3d5eb0d5d8de6ee612b3b0f50cfd.jpg

Raleigh Tamland 1
So....finally I bought a grave; bike from Nashbar. I...
07-01-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,845
Posted By NYMXer

I think cycling in the Catskill Mountains of New...

I think cycling in the Catskill Mountains of New York is steeper than most people realize. I could be wrong, but I would think gravel trails/passages need lower gearing than a road bike
06-04-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By NYMXer

Your weight,speed, tire size and terrain will...

Your weight,speed, tire size and terrain will dictate tire pressure needed to prevent pinch flats yet maintain traction.
I weigh 20 pounds more than you, ride at a B+/A level on rough single track...
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