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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,093
Posted By Univega

I am going to assume you are happy with your...

I am going to assume you are happy with your saddle and shorts (or bib). It took me a lot of experimentation with both to find a combo I liked. I do have bibs for the longer rides and other stuff I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-14, 07:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,654
Posted By Univega

Exactly. If I go with my wife who likes to look...

Exactly. If I go with my wife who likes to look and enjoy the scenery and stop now and then, I average 9 to 12. She keeps telling me, “It is not a race. Enjoy the ride.”
By myself, 13 to 15. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-14, 04:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,088
Posted By Univega

I just buy water bottles. Usually the Sport...

I just buy water bottles. Usually the Sport bottles and throw then away after the ride. I didn't like the taste of plastic in the cheaper bottles, plus cleaning is eliminated. Admittedly, my after...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-14, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Univega

BTW: if they won't let you leave the parking lot,...

BTW: if they won't let you leave the parking lot, find another bike shop that will.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-14, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Univega

didn’t mention your age. But if you are leaving...

didn’t mention your age. But if you are leaving a car in the parking lot, I think most shops would let you test a bike for as long as you want. As peaches123 mentioned, you may ask or just tell...
05-21-14, 02:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,438
Posted By Univega

You may have missed my point. The primary orders...

You may have missed my point. The primary orders the MRI. You get a copy of the x-ray, CD of the MRI and see the second doctor (your specialist) with both in hand. Then the second doctor reviews...
05-20-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Univega

Do you lift weights? You may want to consider...

Do you lift weights? You may want to consider adding weight training to you routine. It may add to your lean muscle tissue %.
5'8" and 162 doesn't sound that bad and your going in the right...
05-20-14, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,438
Posted By Univega

I would request a MRI from you primary and have...

I would request a MRI from you primary and have it really for the second Doctor. Curious how the saw a torn ligament in an X-RAY. I had a ruptured ACL, PCL and MCL after 100 pounds hit my knee and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By Univega

Looks like my old Panasonic

Looks like my old Panasonic
05-08-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 38,444
Posted By Univega

I have to laugh as I posted that in 2008. But I...

I have to laugh as I posted that in 2008. But I have to agree with everything Wiggle said.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-14, 02:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,200
Posted By Univega

Curious, what spray did you have, the Fox spray. ...

Curious, what spray did you have, the Fox spray. I have Halt and never had to use it.
And old post: http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/202647-effective-pepper-spray.html
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,328
Posted By Univega

I have to agree. Doctorís visit for chemistries...

I have to agree. Doctorís visit for chemistries and blood count and other work ups would be advisable to make sure nothing medical is holding you back.
Getting more sleep is great advice

From...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-14, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,771
Posted By Univega

Did you ride them to check the fit and see if one...

Did you ride them to check the fit and see if one feels better than the other?
04-29-14, 06:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,407
Posted By Univega

You have enough time in the saddle. Two...

You have enough time in the saddle. Two recommendations.

One was touched on by Travelerman, nutrition. Pay attention to nutrition. I get 40 grams of protein after a ride. I use...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-14, 04:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,861
Posted By Univega

The older ones, yes. Stick with the 2000, 2001. ...

The older ones, yes. Stick with the 2000, 2001. Somthing like this (which may be too big at 58 cm )
Univega Modo Vincere 2000 Columbus Frame Frameset with Fork 58cm Steel Blk Blue | eBay...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,861
Posted By Univega

I have seen Univega frames (Columbus frames) very...

I have seen Univega frames (Columbus frames) very cheap on eBay
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-14, 07:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,069
Posted By Univega

HAHAHAHHAHA I am almost 60. 100 pounds fell...

HAHAHAHHAHA
I am almost 60. 100 pounds fell sideways on my knee. I had surgery to fix the ruptured ACL, PCL, MCL and torn meniscus. I went out for a ride and did 10 miles and average 13 MPH.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 02:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,506
Posted By Univega

Link? I know I should ask...How much?

Link? I know I should ask...How much?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-14, 09:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,506
Posted By Univega

The have to be paying attention to see the...

The have to be paying attention to see the blinking light. Not texting, or looking at something else.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By Univega

Depends on what your bike is now. I remember...

Depends on what your bike is now.

I remember when I went from my Panasonic bike to the Univega. The Panasonic and me went everywhere and did some long trips. I finally broke down and purchased a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,506
Posted By Univega

Anyone use: ...

Anyone use: https://www.mirrycle.com/mirrycle_mirrors.php
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-14, 08:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,506
Posted By Univega

Seeing behind me

As I get older, a few things are happening. I am more paranoid when riding due to people texting. I am also not as flexible.

I need options to see behind me. I have seen bikes with rear view...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-14, 06:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,022
Posted By Univega

I read this and 24 hours later, Iím still...

I read this and 24 hours later, Iím still annoyed. First, let me acknowledge the wisdom of Merlinextraligh who makes good excellent points. I canít argue with his logic and you should have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-14, 05:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,992
Posted By Univega

RIP: Chain Maintenance...

RIP: Chain Maintenance (http://sheldonbrown.com/chains.html)

From the article:
Lubricants Not to Use!
While it's hard to say which lubricants are best for chains, some lubricants are real...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-14, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Univega

The dealer took the Giro Savant back, no...

The dealer took the Giro Savant back, no questions. I tried on the Specialized Echelon II. It fit great and the padding wasn't an issue. The Specialized Propero II seemed to have better venting. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,093
Posted By Univega

Interesting. If I may ask, which issue and which...

Interesting. If I may ask, which issue and which Shimano did they pick?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,897
Posted By Univega

A friend and I started out on a 70 mile ride. 35...

A friend and I started out on a 70 mile ride. 35 miles to Orient Point (Long Island), turn around and back. We started the ride, and we were going straight into the wind. OK, I’m fresh, I deal...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By Univega

I agree, squats are good for knees IF...You do...

I agree, squats are good for knees IF...You do them correctly. At 60, and recent replacement of ACL, MCL, PCL and meniscus
squats and cycling were a big help. Get a good personal trainer and ask...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Univega

Helmet Padding issue

I purchased a new helmet. The Giro Savant. It got great reviews, but as I rode with it, I don't like the way it is padded. The padding where they fuse the pads together rubs my forehead. Also,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-14, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By Univega

MIPS Helmets

Just getting into this again as I recover from knee surgery. My helmet is in need of replacement. It is old and it is time.

I havenít seen any recent posts on the MIPS helmets. Anything...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-11, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Univega

I stayed with Michelin and went with their Carbon.

I stayed with Michelin and went with their Carbon.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-11, 02:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By Univega

A few things: 1) I tried about 6 saddles...

A few things:

1) I tried about 6 saddles before finding one I liked.

2) a good set of bibs helped me a lot. The Assos were well worth the price. Better than Castelli and PI IMHO (I have both...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-11, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 795
Posted By Univega

How do you stay motivated?

There are times when I just get a bit sick of punishing myself on the bike. Get faster, go fartherÖI remember times when I just used to ride my bike because I loved to ride my bike. Now, sometimes...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,640
Posted By Univega

I had the same issue. I cleaned and put a bit of...

I had the same issue. I cleaned and put a bit of lubrication and it was a big help.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By Univega

From the town of Montuak to the lighthouse is...

From the town of Montuak to the lighthouse is hilly. Just be aware of that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By Univega

The picture of kh6idF miles chain after 500 is...

The picture of kh6idF miles chain after 500 is impressive. Progold Prolink does not seem to attract dirt. Sheldon Brown recommended Phil Wood Tenacious oil. However, I am tempted to give that idea...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-11, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By Univega

Check this out: ...

Check this out:
http://www.nordicgroup.us/chain/

Chain saw oil?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-11, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By Univega

[QUOTE=kh6idf;12588051]I find the chain cleaner...

[QUOTE=kh6idf;12588051]I find the chain cleaner does a good job, don't spin the crank too fast and throw an old towel under the chain cleaner to protect the chainstay and rear wheel. Minimal mess to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-11, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By Univega

Any alternatives less messy? I know there are...

Any alternatives less messy? I know there are other brands of chain cleaners.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-11, 02:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By Univega

Time to clean and lube my chain

Time to clean and lube my chain. I used to spray it with WD40 to remove the old oil and dirt, drying with a towel. Then I let it dry. Later I would apply chain lube.

I was thinking of trying...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-10, 06:17 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,519
Posted By Univega

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?693411-Pl...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?693411-Planet-Bike-Blinky-Superflash-Tail-Light-to-avoid-getting-hit-by-a-car
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-10, 04:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,043
Posted By Univega

I agree. Thanks to all for the excellent...

I agree. Thanks to all for the excellent advice. I will buy the Radbot 1000 and maybe a handlebar mirror like v70cat recommends.
Be careful out there!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,043
Posted By Univega

Excellent video! The Portland Design Works...

Excellent video! The Portland Design Works Radbot 1000 1W LED Tail Light looks good and is the same price
of the Planet Bike Blinky Superflash
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,043
Posted By Univega

Ribbed and looked down on? By other riders or...

Ribbed and looked down on? By other riders or drivers? Never worry about the ramblings of inferior minds.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,043
Posted By Univega

I would have thought so too. But a few weeks ago...

I would have thought so too. But a few weeks ago I was driving and could not help notice this red flashing light some distance ahead of me. It turned out to be a cyclist with the light that was...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-10, 11:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,043
Posted By Univega

http://www.performancebike.com/bikes//CatalogSearc...

http://www.performancebike.com/bikes//CatalogSearchResultView?storeId=10052&catalogId=10551&langId=-1&pageSize=16&beginIndex=0&sortBy=Dollar+Rank%2F%2F1&searchType=resultSet&cn1=&searchTerm=Planet+Bik...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-10, 11:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,043
Posted By Univega

Agreed and no argument. The Dinotte is brighter....

Agreed and no argument. The Dinotte is brighter. However, Planet Bike Blinky Superflash Tail Light is On sale for $20 vs $140 for the Dinotte.

The goal here is to attract enough attention to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-10, 07:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,043
Posted By Univega

Planet Bike Blinky Superflash Tail Light to avoid getting hit by a car

Another friend was hit by a car. She said "I never saw him".

I am thinking of buying the Planet Bike Blinky Superflash Tail Light to help make myself more visible. Anyone use this? I ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-10, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By Univega

Since Scorer75 brought it up, I was considering...

Since Scorer75 brought it up, I was considering both the Continental Ultra Gatorskin and/or the Continental Grand Prix 4000. Since the other Michelin Carbon tire is brand new, I figured it would not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-10, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By Univega

I went to the site (I get emails from them all...

I went to the site (I get emails from them all the time) and clicked on Tyres and Tubes. But it was 4 am and I clicked on Tubular Tyre. Geeez
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