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03-10-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By metalheart44

It took me a few years to find the bike, but...

It took me a few years to find the bike, but before that I was a regular in the gym using a treadmill, stationary bike, and swimming. Then, I started cycling and I have done so without any issue. I...
03-10-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By metalheart44

Yep, It can give you a headache, not all the...

Yep, It can give you a headache, not all the time, but it happens......

Nitro and headache story: I am in the ambulance going to the hospital after my first heart attack. My chest and back are...
03-07-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By metalheart44

I started cycling after meniscus surgery...

I started cycling after meniscus surgery eliminated running as an option for me. The ortho doc at the time advised me to never ride out of the saddle and I cycled in a reasonably hilly area like...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,229
Posted By metalheart44

I have several different base layers, Rapha...

I have several different base layers, Rapha Merino, Ibex light and mid-weight, and some generic Costco that is a Merino blend. The Rapha is ok for me, a bit light when it is below 50 degrees. I most...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18,310
Views: 3,548,016
Posted By metalheart44

I'm looking for some new clincher/tubeless wheels...

I'm looking for some new clincher/tubeless wheels and my default is the HED Belgium + rim with DT Swiss hubs, but folks seem to really like the Fulcrum wheels. I'm curious about how you decided to...
01-30-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By metalheart44

I wonder how a pair of Zip 303's would look on...

I wonder how a pair of Zip 303's would look on that bike .........
01-26-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,213
Posted By metalheart44

Six weeks out and did my first outside ride...

Six weeks out and did my first outside ride yesterday, an easy flat 25 miles. It was clear that it will take some time to regain pre-surgery conditioning. I did minimal trainer riding, about once...
01-13-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By metalheart44

The Hampsten Tour (Cycling and Cooking) is a...

The Hampsten Tour (Cycling and Cooking) is a first rate experience. My wife enjoyed herself, although she only did a couple days of very easy cycling. There are numerous less expensive options,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By metalheart44

I've posted this before .... straw hat bike...

I've posted this before .... straw hat bike helmet (https://bikepretty.com/products/straw-hat-bike-helmet)
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12-20-18, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By metalheart44

can u share where u go for those workouts

can u share where u go for those workouts
12-17-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,213
Posted By metalheart44

I am five days post-op from my second bicep...

I am five days post-op from my second bicep tendonesis surgery. The fist surgery was in 2010, painful recovery process and I think it was 8-10 weeks before I was back to cycling. So far,...
12-08-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By metalheart44

Both my wife and I have supplemental plans rather...

Both my wife and I have supplemental plans rather than the Advantage Option. Both of us have medical histories and conditions where we prefer to have options for choosing physicians that are the...
11-15-18, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By metalheart44

At 1400 or so Euros (~$1500) that is quite a...

At 1400 or so Euros (~$1500) that is quite a deal. Airfare can be reasonable too, from LAX 900-1200 and from SFO 1700 or so. Another option is Kefalonia in Greece, nice Island with what looks to be...
10-27-18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By metalheart44

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x1067/img_1186_1b57fd2d34e9063f04ae408eb040a63e537fcd13.jpg
ummm... so you get that the different clamps are for different size seat posts,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,332
Posted By metalheart44

I use one of these velcro straps...

I use one of these velcro straps (http://backcountryresearch.com/camrat-road-bike-saddle-mount.html) on the bottom of my saddle to hold a tube, Co2, and tire lever. I carry another tube, Co2, multi...
10-01-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 352,794
Posted By metalheart44

Having a quick "lunch" during a ride .... ...

Having a quick "lunch" during a ride ....

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 804
Posted By metalheart44

Ditto on using wifi to update firmware: I tried...

Ditto on using wifi to update firmware: I tried to use a wifi connection to update firmware and it bricked my system and had to use the hardwire connection to get things working again. However, I...
08-15-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By metalheart44

Thanks! My wife is creative and inventive so I...

Thanks! My wife is creative and inventive so I assume she will have no trouble enjoying her time while I am cycling. She is curious though about the opportunities. I am curious about the cycling. ...
08-14-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By metalheart44

Indeed it is! Any comments, suggestions,...

Indeed it is! Any comments, suggestions, experiences you can share would be very much appreciated. My wife is a casual cyclist and may do some biking, but her interests are with the cooking part of...
08-13-18, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By metalheart44

Italy, September 2018

After a new false starts related to significant life events, my wife and I are finally making a cycling trip to Italy in September. She is a sometimes cyclist, but we have found a tour group that...
08-13-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 977
Posted By metalheart44

I think these (https://bikepretty.com) are "cool"...

I think these (https://bikepretty.com) are "cool" bike helmets in disguise, especially if you are the stylin' type
...
08-05-18, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By metalheart44

I don't see anything discouraging about limiting...

I don't see anything discouraging about limiting how much you are out of the saddle when climbing. I stand every so often while climbing, but most of the time I climb seated and I climb a...
07-31-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 352,794
Posted By metalheart44

Yep, my wife built the table out of cheery and...

Yep, my wife built the table out of cheery and birdseye maple. We use it as a dining room table, but not in use the top folds in half and becomes the compact side table in the image. When we want to...
07-30-18, 09:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By metalheart44

I am having some surgery just before my birthday...

I am having some surgery just before my birthday this year, but before that I plan to do the birthday miles before surgery. I made it past last year's birthday and hope to do the same until i fall...
07-30-18, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 352,794
Posted By metalheart44

Same bike, just a bit different angle, His work...

Same bike, just a bit different angle, His work is full of integrity. Carbon lugs attached to tubes designed to match the characteristics of how I ride. Can't beat that! But, i wish the peaches were...
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