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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By jwalther

College kid wanting to "start" racing? Crashing...

College kid wanting to "start" racing? Crashing is inevitable. Don't waste your money (even at a steep discount) on a bike that may well end up in the dumpster. Get an Emonda ALR-that bike will in...
05-03-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,266
Posted By jwalther

I think you'd be asking for trouble using any...

I think you'd be asking for trouble using any kind of rack resting on fiberglass.
Forum: Foo
04-10-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By jwalther

Ask and ye shall receive: Zims...

Ask and ye shall receive: Zims (https://www.zimscafe.com/) Feel free to message me if you need any other tips for you visit.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By jwalther

Try the Direto group on Facebook.

Try the Direto group on Facebook.
01-02-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,067
Posted By jwalther

One of the Kona Rove models? I love my ST. Kona...

One of the Kona Rove models? I love my ST. Kona (http://www.konaworld.com/platform_rove.cfm)
12-30-18, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By jwalther

I'm in the same boat with my Kona Rove ST. I...

I'm in the same boat with my Kona Rove ST. I have a dedicated road bike, but take the Rove out occasionally and use it as my trainer bike. I've even thought about going up to a 46.
12-04-18, 05:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,587
Posted By jwalther

Online Swap Meet...

Online Swap Meet (https://www.facebook.com/groups/105468812901876/?sorting_setting=RECENT_ACTIVITY)
11-26-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,557
Posted By jwalther

Following

Following
11-19-18, 05:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,023
Posted By jwalther

Anyone running their Gravelkings tubeless? ...

Anyone running their Gravelkings tubeless? Curious about your experience.
11-02-18, 04:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,900
Posted By jwalther

Does Performance offer triple points this time of...

Does Performance offer triple points this time of year?
10-09-18, 04:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,786
Posted By jwalther

Junior High? Let's count the awards...

Junior High? Let's count the awards (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078902/awards)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 05:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By jwalther

Sorry I don't have a direct answer to your...

Sorry I don't have a direct answer to your question, but recommend you try asking on the Direto group on Facebook. It's pretty active, and monitored by Elite. Hope you find a solution.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By jwalther

I'd consider going deeper than 404s, especially...

I'd consider going deeper than 404s, especially at the rear. Maybe something like Bontrager 5/7 or one of the Enve sets.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-18, 04:52 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 170,939
Posted By jwalther

Made some changes since my last post. . .Upgraded...

Made some changes since my last post. . .Upgraded to DA 9150, Bontrager XXX carbon saddle and DT Swiss DiCut Oxic wheels.

https://i.imgur.com/nO89iNd.jpg?1
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 05:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,120
Posted By jwalther

I have that Silca and as much as I like it, ain't...

I have that Silca and as much as I like it, ain't no way all that stuff fits in there. . .I keep my phone, some cash/cards and a small baggie with Advil, nuun tabs.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-18, 04:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,093
Posted By jwalther

Yesterday. Every 6-10 rides on average.

Yesterday. Every 6-10 rides on average.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-18, 06:42 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,098
Posted By jwalther

I just converted my DA 9100 to 9150 and love it...

I just converted my DA 9100 to 9150 and love it (so far anyway). I drive a manual e46 ZHP. Best of both worlds!
04-23-18, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By jwalther

PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-18, 05:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,458
Posted By jwalther

GCN is a commercial enterprise, and without...

GCN is a commercial enterprise, and without sponsors and plugs for GCN merch it wouldn't exist at all. Do you take offense when a commercial interrupts your favorite show on NBC, CBS etc.?
04-07-18, 07:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,930
Posted By jwalther

I just bought a lightly used Trek Domane 2.3 with...

I just bought a lightly used Trek Domane 2.3 with a Shimano 5800 groupset for the same price in absolute dollars that I spent on my first real bike in 1979-80, a Schwinn Voyageur 11.8. Modern bikes,...
04-04-18, 04:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,834
Posted By jwalther

Yes you can, but no you shouldn't.

Yes you can, but no you shouldn't.
03-19-18, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By jwalther

The Kentucky legislature just passed a three foot...

The Kentucky legislature just passed a three foot law.
03-07-18, 06:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,858
Posted By jwalther

Any research re: single file v. two abreast?

Is anyone aware of academic research on cyclist safety when group riding single file v. two abreast? TIA.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-18, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By jwalther

There's a fairly active Direto page on Facebook. ...

There's a fairly active Direto page on Facebook. Might want to check it out.
02-25-18, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By jwalther

Generally, yes.

Generally, yes.
02-25-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,190
Posted By jwalther

My wife and I are planning to ride this year, and...

My wife and I are planning to ride this year, and are trying to decide whether to bring our road or hardtail mountain bikes. While I understand you can push the pace if desired, I'm curious what the...
02-22-18, 05:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,282
Posted By jwalther

Saw it last night, and thought it was very good. ...

Saw it last night, and thought it was very good. The audience of 30+/- consisted of MAMILs (and a few MAFILs) from the local club, and a handful of folks I didn't recognize.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-18, 07:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,974
Posted By jwalther

The SL6 is a significant upgrade over the SL5 in...

The SL6 is a significant upgrade over the SL5 in every way. IMO, it's well worth the additional $$$ but your personal financial situation may dictate a different decision.
01-02-18, 05:42 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,684
Posted By jwalther

Set up my new smart trainer and joined Zwift...

Set up my new smart trainer and joined Zwift yesterday. I had already been to the gym, so today may be my first ride.
12-29-17, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,146
Posted By jwalther

The best exercise bikes and stationary bikes on...

The best exercise bikes and stationary bikes on Amazon. (http://www.slate.com/articles/life/picks/2017/12/the_best_exercise_bikes_and_stationary_bikes_on_amazon.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-17, 05:53 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 170,939
Posted By jwalther

In the mean time, I'll make do with matte Viper...

In the mean time, I'll make do with matte Viper Red.

https://i.imgur.com/zZJl8gG.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-17, 05:50 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 170,939
Posted By jwalther

I'd kill to find that color frame in my size.

I'd kill to find that color frame in my size.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-17, 05:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,272
Posted By jwalther

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2017/10/annual-trainer...

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2017/10/annual-trainer-recommendations.html
11-29-17, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By jwalther

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2017/11/power-meters-a...

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2017/11/power-meters-annual-buyers-guide-2017-edition.html
11-18-17, 06:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,040
Posted By jwalther

Hopefully, this will be the end of it. Driver...

Hopefully, this will be the end of it. Driver sentenced to 35 years for hitting, killing bicyclist | Lexington Herald Leader (http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/article185281903.html)
11-15-17, 05:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,781
Posted By jwalther

I use matte finish specific car wash detergent.

I use matte finish specific car wash detergent.
10-08-17, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,251
Posted By jwalther

I had the same issue with my Garmin FR235 and...

I had the same issue with my Garmin FR235 and Edge 1000, and was never able to resolve the problem. I just upgraded to a Fenix 5, and it has worked perfectly so far (knock on wood). Let us know if...
10-08-17, 05:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,040
Posted By jwalther

Driver attempts to withdraw guilty plea at...

Driver attempts to withdraw guilty plea at sentencing hearing. 'I don't think it's fair.' He pleaded guilty to cyclist's murder, then changed his mind. | Lexington Herald Leader...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-17, 05:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,355
Posted By jwalther

Use the regular Garmin mount and flip it...

Use the regular Garmin mount and flip it backwards.
09-20-17, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By jwalther

I have Fulcrum 5s as my backup wheel set. Heavy,...

I have Fulcrum 5s as my backup wheel set. Heavy, but perform well otherwise.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-17, 06:01 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 20,048
Posted By jwalther

62cm Emonda SLR. ...

62cm Emonda SLR.

https://i.imgur.com/Sq7orc0.jpg?1
09-01-17, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By jwalther

Newer bike=newer (and presumably better...

Newer bike=newer (and presumably better components). Emonda FTW.
08-28-17, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By jwalther

Camelback or similar.

Camelback or similar.
08-21-17, 04:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,163
Posted By jwalther

Remember, the stoker is always right (especially...

Remember, the stoker is always right (especially when she is your wife).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-17, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,101
Posted By jwalther

Same age/height as you, and ride a 62cm Emonda...

Same age/height as you, and ride a 62cm Emonda SLR H1 fit. I came off of an Emonda SL6 H2 fit, and always felt as if my body was a big sail in the more upright position. If you have the body...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-17, 05:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,543
Posted By jwalther

If you're experiencing a dehydration problem, you...

If you're experiencing a dehydration problem, you need to worry about sufficient fluid intake BEFORE your ride, not during or after.
08-10-17, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 445,166
Posted By jwalther

Upgraded from my Emonda SL6 to an SLR with a new...

Upgraded from my Emonda SL6 to an SLR with a new DA 9100 groupset.

http://i.imgur.com/Sq7orc0.jpg?1
08-10-17, 05:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,719
Posted By jwalther

I faced the same decision and opted for DA9100. ...

I faced the same decision and opted for DA9100. Lighter weight, concerns about electronic obsolescence, and preference for the "best" version of mechanical v. "worst" version of electronic. YMMV.
08-06-17, 06:26 AM
Replies: 24,347
Views: 2,265,791
Posted By jwalther

Sub 5 hour Century. Great group of friends (all...

Sub 5 hour Century. Great group of friends (all 50+) and a pancake flat course made for an easy day.

http://i.imgur.com/oHO8VxL.png
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-17, 05:21 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 170,939
Posted By jwalther

Sold my SL6 and upgraded to an SLR. I bought a...

Sold my SL6 and upgraded to an SLR. I bought a used frameset, and built it up with new DA 9100 and some used parts. 15.9 lbs as pictured.

http://i.imgur.com/Sq7orc0.jpg?1
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