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Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,908
Posted By Phlorida

TheGoogle

TheGoogle
Forum: Foo
05-25-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By Phlorida

I recently learned more than I ever wanted to...

I recently learned more than I ever wanted to know about dry wood termites and that it not one. I believe that you have carpenter ants.
Forum: Commuting
05-16-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By Phlorida

A Trek 7.5FX was my first nice bike and I really...

A Trek 7.5FX was my first nice bike and I really loved riding it. I sold it some time ago to make room for ostensibly finer rides but I will always remember the 7.5FX that got me seriously into...
07-20-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Phlorida

An interesting article, thank you. I’m not riding...

An interesting article, thank you. I’m not riding my Lynskey as much these days but a titanium e-bike frame would be over the top.
07-20-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Phlorida

Iíve already come to the same conclusion that...

Iíve already come to the same conclusion that this group has that this isnít going to be a inexpensive ride. I am down the Shimano Steps path because of the Alfine 8i integrations and the support...
07-19-18, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Phlorida

e-bike frame supplier/builder

I’m envisioning a Shimano Steps urban bike with a Shimano Alfine 8i drive and am not finding much so I am considering building a bike. I’m stuck on step #1...
07-11-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Phlorida

I had no idea that such a thing existed and they...

I had no idea that such a thing existed and they are actually quite common. A Google search turned up this one on Amazon as an example. USB Power Cable...
12-17-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,687
Posted By Phlorida

A follow up to my post and another thank you for...

A follow up to my post and another thank you for the outstanding advice. The cable was slightly out of adjustment and the lube was black. Now that Iíve ridden it with fresh lube I agree with the...
12-05-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,687
Posted By Phlorida

Thank you all so much for the replies to this. ...

Thank you all so much for the replies to this. As it turns out I needed to travel for business this week so I am in Chicago and Houston but my bike is back in Florida. My intent is to try the...
12-03-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,687
Posted By Phlorida

Alfine 11 question

I purchased a Spot Acme that came with the Alfine 11 IGH about six months ago. The hub performs flawlessly except in gears 10 and 11. Going downhill (in Florida that is down a small bridge decline)...
05-02-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 51,233
Views: 6,659,370
Posted By Phlorida

1981 Gold Plated Gianni Motta Trade Show Bicycle

Here's something that you don't see every day - certainly not in the local Craigslist! https://orlando.craigslist.org/bik/6105992749.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00F0F_eotd7nzjqK9_600x450.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-16, 04:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,803
Posted By Phlorida

I'm all about the "my previous frame was chewed...

I'm all about the "my previous frame was chewed by a bear" quote. I read the entire thread and was incredulous that nobody mentioned it. OP, please point us to the bear story thread.
07-18-16, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,588
Posted By Phlorida

The "ride" I described in the previous post was...

The "ride" I described in the previous post was very slow and on flawless pavement. The Tufo is very thick and the rim was never exposed. I watched the flat tire the entire ride expecting it to...
07-18-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,588
Posted By Phlorida

I cut the rear tire on glass when it only had...

I cut the rear tire on glass when it only had about 100 miles on it. The cut was more than an inch long and emptied all of the sealant. I rode home several miles on the flat tire.
07-18-16, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,588
Posted By Phlorida

It's all technique. My first Tufo came very...

It's all technique. My first Tufo came very close to ending up in the pool after wrestling with it for an hour. I can remove the old tire, mount the new tire and add sealant in about ten minutes. ...
07-17-16, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,588
Posted By Phlorida

I've got nearly 1,000 miles on a pair of red Tufo...

I've got nearly 1,000 miles on a pair of red Tufo tubular clinchers and I like them a lot. I run 25mm on the rear and 23mm on the front with Orange Seal sealant. On 6800 rims the 25mm is nearly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,324
Posted By Phlorida

I use the compressor at the local gas station...

I use the compressor at the local gas station which costs about fifty cents and it seats them. Not sure if that is an option for the OP.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 685,457
Posted By Phlorida

That is an awesome bike, great find.

That is an awesome bike, great find.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-16, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Phlorida

I really like my 6800 wheels, have fun.

I really like my 6800 wheels, have fun.
Forum: Foo
06-17-16, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By Phlorida

Here is a decent discussion on your question ...

Here is a decent discussion on your question Sit-On-Top vs. Sit-Inside kayaks | How To Articles - Paddling.net (http://www.paddling.net/guidelines/showArticle.html?823)
Forum: Foo
06-16-16, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By Phlorida

Renting or borrowing is an excellent idea. As...

Renting or borrowing is an excellent idea. As previously mentioned, lots of people discover that they don't like it as much as they thought that they would. Personally I like my kayaks better than...
Forum: Foo
06-15-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By Phlorida

You haven't provided enough information about how...

You haven't provided enough information about how you anticipate using a kayak to offer any suggestions. It's a bit like asking about bicycle suggestions without any other detail.

I can offer you...
06-15-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,170
Posted By Phlorida

I leave the house at first light which was at...

I leave the house at first light which was at 5:58 this morning. I'm home by 8AM before the temperatures start rising.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-16, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,888
Posted By Phlorida

I run constant 20% back light with bluetooth and...

I run constant 20% back light with bluetooth and glossnas with cadence and HRM without any battery life issues.
06-11-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Phlorida

Tufo is located in Otrokovice. I ride their...

Tufo is located in Otrokovice. I ride their tubular clinchers with sealant and like them a lot.
06-10-16, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Phlorida

Thanks for the heads up! I've already received...

Thanks for the heads up! I've already received shipping confirmation for my new helmet.
06-06-16, 08:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,802
Posted By Phlorida

Take a look at the instructions on the Park Tool...

Take a look at the instructions on the Park Tool website and see what your comfort level is. If you are willing to buy the tool there really isn't much to it.
05-30-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,223
Posted By Phlorida

I am officially on the 16 tons diet.

I am officially on the 16 tons diet.
05-30-16, 10:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,223
Posted By Phlorida

I have a similar schedule. I ride for an hour,...

I have a similar schedule. I ride for an hour, rest at the beach for a few minutes watching the sun rise and then ride again until about 7:30. A second cup of coffee and a shower before booting the...
Forum: Foo
05-26-16, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9,884
Views: 1,988,239
Posted By Phlorida

And now the Wisconsin cheese snob shows up. :)

And now the Wisconsin cheese snob shows up. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By Phlorida

There is a word missing there that would change...

There is a word missing there that would change the whole context of your response. I'm glad that other people do this too.
Forum: Touring
05-22-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,704
Posted By Phlorida

13 months for punching someone? You can...

13 months for punching someone? You can guarantee that there is more to this story. Hopefully he goes back to where he came from soon.
05-11-16, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,485
Posted By Phlorida

An update. I deleted the bluetooth connections...

An update. I deleted the bluetooth connections on both devices, rebooted them, and added the connections back. The iPhone has stayed persistently connected ever since. Because I've had to do this...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-16, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,346
Posted By Phlorida

I find the Garmin customer support people are...

I find the Garmin customer support people are very empowered to make things right. I've talked to sports, marine and automobile support and I've don't recall a bad experience. When my 510 failed...
05-04-16, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,485
Posted By Phlorida

Funny, v6.0 broke Bluetooth on mine, it had been...

Funny, v6.0 broke Bluetooth on mine, it had been working well before. I've deleted and added the connections twice since the upgrade.
04-15-16, 04:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By Phlorida

I put my gloves and HRM strap in the washer...

I put my gloves and HRM strap in the washer weekly and then let them air dry.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-16, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,980
Posted By Phlorida

The 520 doesn't have bike profiles like it's...

The 520 doesn't have bike profiles like it's predecessors did. If you were using external sensors the sensor pool can sort that out across multiple bikes but it would co-mingle the statistics. Off...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-16, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By Phlorida

I haven't bothered to monitor the battery life on...

I haven't bothered to monitor the battery life on my 520 but it is a lot longer than 5 hours. The stated battery life is "up to 15 hours." If you are confident that you only experienced 5 hours on...
Forum: Foo
03-07-16, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9,884
Views: 1,988,239
Posted By Phlorida

Little if any facial expression. Like he saves...

Little if any facial expression. Like he saves kids regularly.
03-02-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Phlorida

Call the number that GSJon provided. I've had...

Call the number that GSJon provided. I've had very good luck with Garmin support. In the future, www.gethuman.com is a good source of information about finding the best number and bypassing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-16, 04:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,520
Posted By Phlorida

That is an interesting perspective on the...

That is an interesting perspective on the different cultures. I've always thought that ORA Engineering in TW had an good white label catalog. Products - ORA ENGINNERING CO,. LTD...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,298
Posted By Phlorida

+1, I concur with floridamtbr, for $10 more than...

+1, I concur with floridamtbr, for $10 more than your budget the Flare R is awesome.
01-18-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,207
Posted By Phlorida

Okay, got you. In my case the decals left...

Okay, got you. In my case the decals left shadows on the frame and the additional brushing was unavoidable. I should also note that it was a bare frame so I brushed the entire frame so that now it...
01-18-16, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,207
Posted By Phlorida

I'm not following your logic. One of the...

I'm not following your logic. One of the advantages of a brushed frame is the ability to brush out abrasions. In the case of my Lynskey they publish videos demonstrating their use of Scotchbrite...
01-18-16, 04:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,313
Posted By Phlorida

+1 for Chain-L. It lasts a long time and the...

+1 for Chain-L. It lasts a long time and the chain is super quiet. A master link is almost a requirement to lube it properly.
01-18-16, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,207
Posted By Phlorida

When I removed the decals from my Ti frame I used...

When I removed the decals from my Ti frame I used a product called Strip-Klean Premium Stripper. I only used this product because I had some, I suspect that acetone would have worked equally as...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,758
Posted By Phlorida

It sounds as though the towel worked OK. I keep...

It sounds as though the towel worked OK. I keep these in my tool box for the sole purpose of wrestling tires onto the wheel and they are very effective. They were under $10 at the local hardware...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-16, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,758
Posted By Phlorida

Yes, you are correct about the process and the...

Yes, you are correct about the process and the use of sealant.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-15, 09:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,430
Posted By Phlorida

I've had mine several months and really like it. ...

I've had mine several months and really like it. I like that it remembers the mode that it was in when it was turned off. I do like the mount even though it does turn a bit on the seat post. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-15, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,581
Posted By Phlorida

I don't wait for the the plastic dog ears to...

I don't wait for the the plastic dog ears to fail. I cut them off and install this Broken Garmin mounts (http://www.dogearsgps.com)
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