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Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,331
Posted By rob214

my favorite light is thisSerfas Spectra 150...

my favorite light is thisSerfas Spectra 150 Bicycle Taillight - TST-150
it has great battery life and bright well made, not sure if they are still available but this light is well made and durable,...
07-27-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,406
Posted By rob214

I looked up the link you shared and checked out...

I looked up the link you shared and checked out the BUPLABS mount, I thought man that's a bit pricey, but I pulled the trigger and I'm impressed with the look, feel and position of the Varia now....
07-25-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,336
Posted By rob214

if I had known about the fuzzy wonderful feeling...

if I had known about the fuzzy wonderful feeling of lycra cycling shorts I would have been wearing yoga pants years ago.
Forum: Southeast
07-16-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By rob214

I've done the ride it's really nice, I was going...

I've done the ride it's really nice, I was going to retire in that area also but things have changed and I'm probably not going to. I used to go to the trials training center there a few times a year...
06-29-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,370
Posted By rob214

what I got I purchased my bike $1,650.00 plus...

what I got
I purchased my bike $1,650.00 plus tax I suppose,
I got bike and bike fit, they installed my pedals for me and made sure I was comfy and fit to the bike.
I've gotten 5 years of...
06-29-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,818
Posted By rob214

if someone doesn't laugh when you fall it means...

if someone doesn't laugh when you fall it means your old and could have broken a hip or something
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,895
Posted By rob214

if they can't find you handsome at least they can...

if they can't find you handsome at least they can find you handy. that's my motto
04-20-22, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By rob214

I had the uno for 2 years and loved it, then they...

I had the uno for 2 years and loved it, then they had a good sale and I bought the upgrade to duo. love it even more now. is it necessary ? maybe maybe not but I had the cash and went for it.
03-30-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,243
Posted By rob214

I do both, sometimes I want to know everything...

I do both, sometimes I want to know everything and sometimes I just fo for a ride
08-24-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,157
Posted By rob214

like most clipped in roadies I fell a couple of...

like most clipped in roadies I fell a couple of times so what's the cure? unclip while coasting to a stop not unclip at 0 mph. when you know your stopping unclip and coast to a stop not hard to do or...
08-24-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,214
Posted By rob214

I'm a life long athlete and I never really got...

I'm a life long athlete and I never really got into cycling, I was in the gym or running for my training. well between 50 - 53 I went back to school for welding and with working a physical job and...
07-28-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,852
Posted By rob214

Depends on your local bike shop that you like and...

Depends on your local bike shop that you like and what brands they carry. My favorite shop carries trek, giant, Santa Cruz.
I currently ride a giant stance 1. Got it on a closeout for a steal....
07-28-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,284
Posted By rob214

since I don't think I will ever be able to afford...

since I don't think I will ever be able to afford to retire I just hope to live long enough to see my little girl grow up to be whatever she wants to be and hopefully see a grandchild or two. 100 not...
07-28-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,777
Posted By rob214

full suspension XC bike, 29'er. buy the best one...

full suspension XC bike, 29'er. buy the best one you can afford and spend time with your son
07-28-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,009
Posted By rob214

any and every ride. a bad day riding is better...

any and every ride. a bad day riding is better than a good day working. get out and ride........
07-28-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,852
Posted By rob214

XC full suspension get one ride it and enjoy,...

XC full suspension get one ride it and enjoy, thank me later.
07-28-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,611
Posted By rob214

why? because watching my grass grow is more...

why? because watching my grass grow is more exciting. I love racing but watching, no thanks
07-28-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,192
Posted By rob214

Garmin vivioactive 3 love its battery is pretty...

Garmin vivioactive 3 love its battery is pretty good about 4 days between recharges, the only thing is Garmin doesn't do stair climbing very well
07-13-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,522
Posted By rob214

Mtb is fun, you don't have to ride trails that...

Mtb is fun, you don't have to ride trails that would contribute to you falling, Mtb is no more dangerous than road biking. for me Mtb is like doing a road bike but out in a forest. I love it and I've...
03-23-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,625
Posted By rob214

I try and plan my vacations with cycling in mind....

I try and plan my vacations with cycling in mind. it has worked out really well for me I just started cycling 3 years ago I can't believe what I was missing. this years vacation will be with the Mtb.
03-05-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,660
Posted By rob214

I can't run anymore and I have grown to hate...

I can't run anymore and I have grown to hate lifting weights. cycling provides physical and mental outlet like I haven't had in years
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By rob214

lots of good riding here, lots of clubs....

lots of good riding here, lots of clubs. depending on your speed / fitness there are casual to full on race groups. check out facebook pages for. https://www.facebook.com/groups/SugarRushCycling/...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By rob214

[QUOTE=Campag4life;20768846]You're a goner. I...

[QUOTE=Campag4life;20768846]You're a goner.
I don't even notice a change to my breathing on the bike until my HR hits about 165 bpm or so.

at 165 HR I would be dead, my max HR is 145 my resting...
12-23-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,906
Posted By rob214

my group of friends and I did a slow ride...

my group of friends and I did a slow ride Saturday, 42 miles at a 13mph av. we rode casually stopped at a local brewery then a coffee stop and then a beer garden before heading home. took about 6...
12-22-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,895
Posted By rob214

3 years ago I had a stroke, 56 now. also I...

3 years ago I had a stroke, 56 now. also I started riding road bikes since my stroke and it's helped a bunch. also a brain trauma such as a stroke is never mild and always affects you. I never had an...
11-26-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,971
Posted By rob214

I'm 56 slightly overweight and have an average...

I'm 56 slightly overweight and have an average resting HR of 42. my max HR is 145. my dad is the same, my brother is not and his resting HR is about 60. I think it's hereditary and doesn't amount to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,031
Posted By rob214

life360 is my favorite.

life360 is my favorite.
09-26-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,841
Posted By rob214

I know the route and some of the riders you...

I know the route and some of the riders you pointed out on the levee, as with all things you might consider this..... perhaps they are jerks? perhaps they are shy and not able to work conversations...
09-17-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,906
Posted By rob214

I think slow is a relative term, I feel I ride...

I think slow is a relative term, I feel I ride slow. I'm an 18 mph average rider. I'm the slow guy in my friend group and always getting hassled. I love it. my friends push me to workout harder. when...
09-12-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,841
Posted By rob214

last set I got almost 4000 miles, this set I'm...

last set I got almost 4000 miles, this set I'm only on 2000 + or -. so I'm hopeful for the same mileage
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 04:22 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,398
Posted By rob214

I never ride alone, I'm always the slowest, I try...

I never ride alone, I'm always the slowest, I try to keep up and I'm getting faster but the guys I ride with just get faster still. but I always get a workout and always have fun. I love group rides...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By rob214

I've been using the Vivoactive 3 for 2 months now...

I've been using the Vivoactive 3 for 2 months now and love it.
09-01-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,788
Posted By rob214

ok, yes but I was just pointing out if you DO...

ok, yes but I was just pointing out if you DO take your BP right after it's not your normal bp reading, that's all
rob
09-01-18, 06:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,788
Posted By rob214

not sure if this has been suggested but when...

not sure if this has been suggested but when taking your BP after exercise you are supposed to wait about 45 minutes to an hour.
09-01-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,093
Posted By rob214

my mtn bike is in the garage with the dirt bikes...

my mtn bike is in the garage with the dirt bikes and the road bike is in the house. but like others have said if this is a problem there maybe other core problems in this relationship. sorry
I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-18, 11:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,726
Posted By rob214

I have EEEE feet and am using giro, they're ok...

I have EEEE feet and am using giro, they're ok but would really love wider shoes. I wish shoe manufacturers would make athletic shoes instead of formal dress shoes. I might try sidi mega next. I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,345
Posted By rob214

just the opposite the cool weather makes me want...

just the opposite the cool weather makes me want to ride, my bike has lights on that I never take off. I'm ready to ride anytime anywhere I can. I hate the heat and ride way more in fall, winter,...
08-19-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By rob214

I suck at hills or mountains but I love hills and...

I suck at hills or mountains but I love hills and mountains.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-18, 02:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,328
Posted By rob214

I have always been an athlete and 3 years ago I...

I have always been an athlete and 3 years ago I had a stroke, I'm now on meds and my BP is 130 / 77 most days. problem is most young folks only go to the doctors visit when we're sick so I had no...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-18, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,769
Posted By rob214

I spent a lot of time reading the blog of...

I spent a lot of time reading the blog of November bicycle, it takes time yes but I got lots of insight for my Wheelset selection, I have ordered a set and donít have them yet but for some really...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By rob214

thanks smashndash

thanks smashndash
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By rob214

thanks guys for the info on November wheels, I've...

thanks guys for the info on November wheels, I've spent the last few days reading their website, I'm really getting hooked on the idea of the HED wheels with DT Swiss hubs. more reading and once I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-18, 03:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By rob214

the questions I suppose would be would you...

the questions I suppose would be
would you buy them again
are they worth the price
durable, stay true, what you expected
light enough, handle well

rob
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By rob214

[SPOILER] again thank for this info. why...

[SPOILER]

again thank for this info.
why would I ask these questions? because while searching these forums I've found tons of info on all different brands and was curious about Shimano, I've seen...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By rob214

thanks for the link

thanks for the link
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By rob214

Shimano wheel advice

I ride a giant tcr advance 2, the majority of my riding is flat to rolling hills here in southern Louisiana. about 500 miles per month, my average pace is 18mph. I really need to get a new wheel set...
07-27-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,629
Posted By rob214

hello I just spent weeks reading almost...

hello I just spent weeks reading almost everything dc rainmaker wrote on wearables and smart watches, long story short. I settled on the Garmin Vivoactive 3. it had what I needed and plays nicely...
07-25-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 933
Posted By rob214

ride my age, since I started riding 2 years ago...

ride my age, since I started riding 2 years ago my goals is/was 500 miles per month. I love when I get over 500 I'm happy and I try not to beat myself up when I don't.
06-26-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,796
Posted By rob214

you might just want to ride more and get...

you might just want to ride more and get stronger, my riding buddy is 76 and he's faster than I am on the hills and I'm 20 years younger. it's about fitness and saddle time.
06-01-18, 07:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,110
Posted By rob214

I'll be 56 tomorrow and I love my TCR, had a defy...

I'll be 56 tomorrow and I love my TCR, had a defy before and I really love the tcr.
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