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12-02-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 307
Posted By taco2ewsday

Winter is upon us and my indoor bike arrives...

Winter is upon us and my indoor bike arrives tomorrow so I'll go with split goals for December.
150 miles indoors
100 miles outdoors

12/03/20 - 6.09mi (indoor)
12/03/20 - 4.71mi (indoor)


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11-01-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,239
Posted By taco2ewsday

It's getting colder and darker earlier with the...

It's getting colder and darker earlier with the time change, so I'm going to try for 250 miles this month

11/01/20 - 29.48 mi
11/07/20 - 36.64 mi
11/08/20 - 24.02 mi
11/14/20 - 42.62 mi...
10-14-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,288
Posted By taco2ewsday

They should probably do a better job...

They should probably do a better job encouraging people set up privacy zones around their house. That is the bigger invasion of privacy IMHO.
09-30-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,619
Posted By taco2ewsday

Considering weather and loss of sunlight I'm...

Considering weather and loss of sunlight I'm going for 350 miles in October

10/03/20 - 70.97
10/04/20 - 12.09
10/08/20 - 31.44
10/11/20 - 40.44
10/13/20 - 27.81
10/18/20 - 28.92
10/19/20 -...
09-03-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,444
Posted By taco2ewsday

Gentle cycle with an extra rinse, everything...

Gentle cycle with an extra rinse, everything turned inside out, jerseys zipped. I will pre-treat the arm-pits on a summer ride, it gets really hot in Memphis TN and I sweat a lot.

Hang dry
09-03-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,508
Posted By taco2ewsday

Depends on speed anywhere from a full on wave...

Depends on speed anywhere from a full on wave to two fingers lifted off the handlebars/hoods.
08-31-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,275
Posted By taco2ewsday

Unless you were literally bored with the pace ...

Unless you were literally bored with the pace or it was slower than your average solo ride, consider taking a few more D rides before moving up. As you advance not only does the pace get...
08-31-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 9,500
Posted By taco2ewsday

Going to try for another 500 mile month, Kids are...

Going to try for another 500 mile month, Kids are back in school so this might get interesting as my mornings are more compressed and may need to help with homework int he afternoon/evening but lets...
08-17-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 10,167
Posted By taco2ewsday

Awesome!!!!!!

Awesome!!!!!!
08-03-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,342
Posted By taco2ewsday

Started back cycling about 18 months ago when I...

Started back cycling about 18 months ago when I did my first 10 miles I was so proud of myself, those milestones meant so much and kept me moving forward.

Keep it up you'll ...
08-01-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 10,167
Posted By taco2ewsday

Going for 500 miles this month 8/2/20 28.21...

Going for 500 miles this month

8/2/20 28.21 mi (AM)
8/2/20 18.82 mi (PM)
8/3/20 20.31 mi
8/4/20 31.27 mi
8/6/20 24.60 mi
8/8/20 62.99 mi (ouch)
8/12/20 28.11 mi
8/13/20 24.97 mi
07-29-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By taco2ewsday

IMHO, if you are cool with rim brakes go...

IMHO, if you are cool with rim brakes go with the better frame and wheels, those are some of the most expensive bits to upgrade, if you gotta have disc brakes, do a lot of downhill...
06-30-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,338
Posted By taco2ewsday

My goal of 200 last month was knocked out easily,...

My goal of 200 last month was knocked out easily, but it's getting hotter in July so I'll go with
325 Miles

7/2/20 14.0 mi (AM)
7/2/20 22.84 mi (PM)
7/4/20 50.43 mi
7/5/20 35.04 mi
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,256
Posted By taco2ewsday

My new favorite Strava club :):lol: ...

My new favorite Strava club :):lol:
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,227
Posted By taco2ewsday

it makes peeing while out on the road more...

it makes peeing while out on the road more interesting but bibs are so much better, everything stays where it is supposed to.
06-10-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 16,943
Posted By taco2ewsday

Lifted Pickups Older American sedan with a...

Lifted Pickups
Older American sedan with a stereo system worth 10x the car
Soccer mom in large SUV with a Starbucks cup
06-08-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,856
Posted By taco2ewsday

Design could be things such as frame geometry,...

Design could be things such as frame geometry, if it's a race type frame it could be 'twitchy' as opposed to a more laid back endurance or touring frame.
06-05-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,862
Posted By taco2ewsday

How bothered are you by a flyer that you stop ...

How bothered are you by a flyer that you stop your ride to engage and harass a little girl, now I want to know what was on that piece of paper
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,950
Posted By taco2ewsday

slow ride home the day of the fall and been...

slow ride home the day of the fall and been out 3x since, so I'll have some battle scars on my elbow a bruised ego and a scraped Brake/Shifter hood. All in all I'm fine, thanks for...
05-29-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,584
Posted By taco2ewsday

Goal 200 miles. 6/2/20 10.5 mi 6/3/20...

Goal 200 miles.

6/2/20 10.5 mi
6/3/20 3.29 mi
6/4/20 13.87 mi
6/6/20 31.20 mi
6/7/20 30.32 mi
6/10/20 14.15 mi
6/13/20 38.3 mi
6/14/20 25.33 mi
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,008
Posted By taco2ewsday

Love my GP 4 seasons, one flat in over 700...

Love my GP 4 seasons, one flat in over 700 miles and that was because some a$$h0le driver didn't see me and I attempted to bunny hop a curb causing a pinch flat.
05-20-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,842
Posted By taco2ewsday

The debate is American worker or American...

The debate is American worker or American Company, my Honda Accord was built in Ohio vs a Ford Fusion that's built in Mexico even then the parts come from all over the world
05-18-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By taco2ewsday

I was coming from an older Hardtail MTB and I...

I was coming from an older Hardtail MTB and I went for a gravel bike and put road tires on it, I was scared of the super aggressive race position but wanted something faster than an MTB, ...
05-08-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,640
Posted By taco2ewsday

Throw a 1x on it and use future shock vs...

Throw a 1x on it and use future shock vs headshock and you've got Marketing :thumb:
05-07-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By taco2ewsday

if the forum tab is left open for days it...

if the forum tab is left open for days it will consume a lot of memory close it out every once in a while I have to do the same with Facebook
05-01-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,794
Posted By taco2ewsday

I'll strive for 150 miles on the road 5/2/20...

I'll strive for 150 miles on the road

5/2/20 28.63 mi
5/9/20 26.03 mi
5/10/20 19.39 mi
5/18/20 3.69 mi
5/20/20 16.35 mi
5/23/20 33.6 mi * I left some skin on the ground this day,
5/25/20...
04-23-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By taco2ewsday

This!! I was using my phone as the GPS and...

This!! I was using my phone as the GPS and would get weird surges like that bought myself a Wahoo Elemnt Bolt, for myself as a Christmas gift. I've had much better speed readings since...
04-02-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,190
Posted By taco2ewsday

April Goal 100 miles, would have been more with a...

April Goal 100 miles, would have been more with a few group rides, but COVID has adjusted my riding

4/4/20 21.2 m
4/5/20 18.3 m
4/11/20 15.2 m
4/18/20 15.4m
4/21/20 10.1m
4/25/20 20.3m...
03-25-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By taco2ewsday

Back end of a spoon is as bad as I've ever done....

Back end of a spoon is as bad as I've ever done. Nobody knew what tire levers were around where I grew up, and if they knew nobody had tire lever $ we were all riding around on tubes with...
03-12-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,993
Posted By taco2ewsday

The type of bike is probably the least important...

The type of bike is probably the least important factor, the frequency and intensity of rides on whatever you have will be more impactful. As others have said calories in will play a bigger...
03-03-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,717
Posted By taco2ewsday

March goal 100 miles out on the road. 3/1/20...

March goal 100 miles out on the road.
3/1/20 21.81 m
3/7/20 19.6 m
3/8/20 16.8m
3/14/20 24.6 m
3/21/20 4.2 m
3/26/20 10.7m
3/28/20 20.04m
3/29/20 22.25m
02-27-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,502
Posted By taco2ewsday

the first one I remember was a Huffy Santa Fe,...

the first one I remember was a Huffy Santa Fe, got it from Toys 'R Us there was something with training wheels before that but I don't recall...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,629
Posted By taco2ewsday

Being a bigger guy and coming from an MTB the...

Being a bigger guy and coming from an MTB the more relaxed geometry and wider tire limits of a Gravel bike was appealing to me, so I got one. if the scale keeps going down I might get something with...
02-05-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,008
Posted By taco2ewsday

February Goal : 100 miles (weather permitting) ...

February Goal : 100 miles (weather permitting)

Feb 2 - 31.96 miles / 1,085 ft
Feb 9 - 22.64 miles / 479 ft

MTD 54.6
02-03-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 139,863
Posted By taco2ewsday

First outdoor ride of the year Dist 31.96...

First outdoor ride of the year

Dist 31.96 m
Avg 12.6 mph
Elev 1085 ft
Time 2:32:23
12-15-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By taco2ewsday

Sponeed on Amazon?

Sponeed on Amazon?
11-27-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By taco2ewsday

The Cannondale Topstone Sora is rated for 300...

The Cannondale Topstone Sora is rated for 300 lbs and also has a Carbon fork if you want to give that a look?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19,760
Views: 4,236,335
Posted By taco2ewsday

Totally agree, that's my second product from ...

Totally agree, that's my second product from Sponeed, I have a pair of shorts that are my favorite as opposed to another Amazon brand starts with a B******* that's also my second Strago...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19,760
Views: 4,236,335
Posted By taco2ewsday

China's finest via Amazon Strgao Men's...

China's finest via Amazon

Strgao Men's Windproof Long Sleeves Jersey Winter Fleece Thermal Cycling Coat Bicycle Bike Jacket
sponeed Bike Long Pants Men Padded Cycling Tights Road Bike Leggings...
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