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09-30-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 590
Posted By IcySwan1

Nice progress, Don. Well done. Mike

Nice progress, Don. Well done.

Mike
09-30-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 522
Posted By IcySwan1

Wildwood’s statement about saddle time makes...

Wildwood’s statement about saddle time makes sense as we get deeper into our 70s. Looking at his garage I figure if he rides each bike an hour a day he still will get a couple of hours sleep. That...
Forum: Introductions
09-29-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By IcySwan1

Looks like Fl is getting hammered by Ian. Hope...

Looks like Fl is getting hammered by Ian. Hope all is good with you

Mike
Forum: Introductions
09-29-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 61
Posted By IcySwan1

Welcome. NY state is big. Where are you...

Welcome. NY state is big. Where are you located?

Mike
Forum: Introductions
09-29-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By IcySwan1

Welcome. Central Ohio is great. Saddle up again...

Welcome. Central Ohio is great. Saddle up again and enjoy


Mike
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By IcySwan1

You will love it. I have a Madone and 2 Domanes,...

You will love it. I have a Madone and 2 Domanes, well, just one now since I broke a frame on one but another is on order. The Madone is rim brake and definitely faster both perceived and actual,...
09-28-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By IcySwan1

I tried mounting on the seat stay with Bontrager...

I tried mounting on the seat stay with Bontrager Flare mount and found it would swivel outboard. I suppose I could have mastered that, but found it easier to change the seat bag, which I didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,660
Posted By IcySwan1

Just ordered the SS Garmin pedals at the same...

Just ordered the SS Garmin pedals at the same time I ordered a new bike. I have been using a HRM and look forward to using a PM.

Mike
09-26-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 590
Posted By IcySwan1

71 here. While getting fit I aimed for...

71 here. While getting fit I aimed for consistent low 90s and was able to maintain that pretty well except for some steep hills. That was fine. Then I started longer rides with nav input. That...
09-26-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 772
Posted By IcySwan1

Generally I use double sided SPDs. I had a knee...

Generally I use double sided SPDs. I had a knee replaced and traveled to the Lower 48 for the procedure, staying with my son and the rotten grandkids. I bought a road bike there and set it up with...
Forum: Introductions
09-24-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By IcySwan1

Your goals are perfect. Good luck. Mike

Your goals are perfect. Good luck.

Mike
Forum: Introductions
09-24-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By IcySwan1

Welcome. Whereabouts in the PNW are you? Lots of...

Welcome. Whereabouts in the PNW are you? Lots of active cycle clubs there. I belong to one and don’t even live there, but have a kid in OR.

Mike
09-18-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By IcySwan1

The Burely Tail Waggin works well for our 2...

The Burely Tail Waggin works well for our 2 little ankle biters. Plenty of ventilation.

Mike
Forum: Introductions
09-15-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By IcySwan1

Any tips for staying hydrated in the desert? ...

Any tips for staying hydrated in the desert?

Mike
09-14-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 749
Posted By IcySwan1

Glad it turned out as well as it did. Nice bike....

Glad it turned out as well as it did. Nice bike.

Mike
Forum: Introductions
09-14-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By IcySwan1

dabac poinys you in the right direction. Good...

dabac poinys you in the right direction. Good luck,


Mike
09-10-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,945
Posted By IcySwan1

I switched from a stock road bike saddle to a...

I switched from a stock road bike saddle to a Selle Anatomica. Worked well until I became more fit and rode more aggressively. Now I use a Selle Italia Boost. Large cut out and works well.

Mike
09-10-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,156
Posted By IcySwan1

I shoot trap and skeet Long distance lens work...

I shoot trap and skeet Long distance lens work great and cheaters for close work like reading.

Mike
09-08-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,048
Posted By IcySwan1

Can’t add to the go/no go aspect of the radar....

Can’t add to the go/no go aspect of the radar. Just that I use it and like it. Recently I flew with it and an Edge 830. They were with me in the cabin. I have a bike at my son’s house and went...
09-07-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By IcySwan1

The Epix shows the same results - ClimbPro...

The Epix shows the same results - ClimbPro activates on a 10 mile route that includes hills but not on the same route that has an additional 10 miles of flat. Maybe the connection to the Express...
09-07-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By IcySwan1

Njkayaker, wow, that is a lot of info. I will...

Njkayaker, wow, that is a lot of info. I will work through it. Thanks.

SF, it might be a bug. Garmin is sending me a data cord to link it up to Garmin Express. I tried using the charging cords...
09-07-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By IcySwan1

Njkayaker, wow, that is a lot of info. I will...

Njkayaker, wow, that is a lot of info. I will work through it. Thanks.

SF, it might be a bug. Garmin is sending me a data cord to link it up to Garmin Express. I tried using the charging cords...
09-07-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By IcySwan1

Edge 830 and ClimbPro Intermittent Recognition

I am currently in the lower 48 and using both RWGPS and mobile Garmin Connect to create routes. Both work and show up on device fine. The problem is the failure to recognize climbs for longer rides...
09-06-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 23,339
Posted By IcySwan1

Delivered the Erie Times. Sold enough new...

Delivered the Erie Times. Sold enough new subscriptions to win a trip to the 1964 World’s Fair.

Mike
09-05-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By IcySwan1

The Blendr system should be the ticket for the...

The Blendr system should be the ticket for the Domane. I have the Duo mount on a Domane for a Garmin and a light. You can also get a GoPro mount. Very clean.
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09-05-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By IcySwan1

I currently am in America. Very odd to ride on...

I currently am in America. Very odd to ride on nice roads in sunshine with no bears.

Mike
09-05-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By IcySwan1

I live in Haines. Sockeye Cycle is the best. ...

I live in Haines. Sockeye Cycle is the best. They can meet your needs. Just give them a call.

Mike
08-28-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,381
Posted By IcySwan1

Thanks for the best wishes. Good advice about...

Thanks for the best wishes. Good advice about waiting for contacts. I am patient and waiting is no problem.

Mike
08-28-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,381
Posted By IcySwan1

Liwhitehat, perfect timing! I get the first eye...

Liwhitehat, perfect timing! I get the first eye done tomorrow. Congratulations on your good results.

Mike
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 360
Posted By IcySwan1

The US used to have a base in Samsun to watch our...

The US used to have a base in Samsun to watch our Soviet friends and used troposheric scatter for communication. At least back in the days when Gary Powers was shot down near there on the wrong side...
08-27-22, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By IcySwan1

Eileen, I am your age and bought a Roll Elite 2...

Eileen, I am your age and bought a Roll Elite 2 years ago. It is heavy but very comfortable. I rode it a lot until I got a road bike. I don’t ride it much now, not because there is anything wrong...
Forum: Introductions
08-25-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By IcySwan1

Welcome. Winter is coming. An indoor trainer...

Welcome. Winter is coming. An indoor trainer might be just the ticket for the long winter.

Mike
Forum: Introductions
08-19-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By IcySwan1

Dzień dobry! Mike

Dzień dobry!

Mike
08-19-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 776
Posted By IcySwan1

QuadLock for trainer. Jersey pocket for road. ...

QuadLock for trainer. Jersey pocket for road.

Mike
08-18-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,760
Posted By IcySwan1

I go to America and try to keep pedaling as we...

I go to America and try to keep pedaling as we roam around in a 5th wheel.

Mike
Forum: Introductions
08-17-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By IcySwan1

Thanks. I spend a lot of time in The Yukon but I...

Thanks. I spend a lot of time in The Yukon but I wasn’t sure where you meant. Makes sense. Good riding to you.

Mike
08-16-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,453
Posted By IcySwan1

Does it have radar? Mike

Does it have radar?

Mike
08-16-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4,521
Views: 348,000
Posted By IcySwan1

Ubie, well done! Mike

Ubie, well done!

Mike
08-16-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By IcySwan1

I have the Varia paired with a head unit for the...

I have the Varia paired with a head unit for the visual que, but also have the mobile app open on my phone in my jersey pocket. The phone is paired to a bone conductive headset (Shokz) and I receive...
Forum: Introductions
08-16-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By IcySwan1

Welcome from Alaska. Bring that Trek back to...

Welcome from Alaska. Bring that Trek back to where it belongs.

Mike
Forum: Introductions
08-15-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By IcySwan1

Welcome, Mike. Where is Prairie land? Mike

Welcome, Mike. Where is Prairie land?

Mike
Forum: Introductions
08-15-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By IcySwan1

Nice bikes. Good luck in the race. Mike

Nice bikes. Good luck in the race.

Mike
08-15-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 497
Posted By IcySwan1

pdlamb, I guess if you hang around long enough...

pdlamb, I guess if you hang around long enough things do come back in style. I favor Pelikan Souverans. I have many, but the M800s are the ones I use the most. They have the right heft and size...
08-15-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,605
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 577,559
Posted By IcySwan1

Ray9, exactly Norma Zimmer. Buddy Merrill tore...

Ray9, exactly Norma Zimmer. Buddy Merrill tore it up within the constraints of the show, as did Myron Floren and Pete Fountain. Wunnerful.

Mike
08-15-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,760
Posted By IcySwan1

Average 100 miles per week riding 6 days. 71...

Average 100 miles per week riding 6 days. 71 years old.

Mike
08-15-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,605
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 577,559
Posted By IcySwan1

I am fine watching Lawrence Welk in black and...

I am fine watching Lawrence Welk in black and white. I always stay to hear the Champagne Lady sing.

Mike
08-15-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 497
Posted By IcySwan1

Early days, but opted to just record ride with...

Early days, but opted to just record ride with Edge. It looks like all the data goes into Garmin Connect and, like kindly noted above, apparently Physio Trueup allows the data to be accessed from...
08-12-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By IcySwan1

I have Boler bib shorts and tights. Made in USA....

I have Boler bib shorts and tights. Made in USA. Here are the knickers

https://store.voler.com/collections/mens-bib-shorts-and-shorts/products/1110802
08-12-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By IcySwan1

njkayaker nailed it, I think: "Keep in mind that...

njkayaker nailed it, I think: "Keep in mind that none of these are cheap. People who spend real money will tend to be less tolerant of a "one size fits all" item." Garmin, unlike me, clearly has...
Forum: Introductions
08-11-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By IcySwan1

cb400bill, where can I find where the post...

cb400bill, where can I find where the post numbers/member status rules are to be found? My search fu has failed. Thanks

Mike
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