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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By sdmc530

to the OP, they are both good units. You will be...

to the OP, they are both good units. You will be alright with either. I am a Garmin user and couldn't be happier. the connect program they use for the data is really good.
05-25-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By sdmc530

I never had this issue at the rate your having. ...

I never had this issue at the rate your having. It did bring down the battery more but not 10% an hour.....something is defiantly not correct. I had a 500, then a 520, not a 1030. Only the 520...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 934
Posted By sdmc530

Good for you on waving, I too am a waver!

Good for you on waving, I too am a waver!
05-25-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By sdmc530

No, that is our huge issue. My wife will NOT get...

No, that is our huge issue. My wife will NOT get a smart phone. Mind boggeling! My wife, CFO of a medical company, well educated refuses to get a smart phone so I use my phone for all our Garmin...
05-24-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,691
Posted By sdmc530

I am sorry I can't get over the fact that...

I am sorry I can't get over the fact that somebody is using a Porsche as a storage unit....I am crying
05-24-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By sdmc530

I leave my garmin 1030 in "dark mode" always...I...

I leave my garmin 1030 in "dark mode" always...I like the darkness
05-24-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By sdmc530

thanks for crushing my dreams!!! I know...

thanks for crushing my dreams!!!

I know its unlikely to happen, but a fella can dream. Seriously short of this change Garmin Connect is great IMO.
05-24-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By sdmc530

I might have to try this once again. When I did...

I might have to try this once again. When I did this I always got a headache so I gave up quickly. I might have to give it another go and play with the strengths.
05-24-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By sdmc530

Yeah, I had considered trying the Wahoo a while...

Yeah, I had considered trying the Wahoo a while back when it came out, but with a Garmin watch, HL and my wife and son already having Garmin watches it was not worth the effort to have a two family...
05-23-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By sdmc530

I have Oakley sunglasses with bifocals...

I have Oakley sunglasses with bifocals already....getting olderer sucks
05-23-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By sdmc530

LOL.....I am already wearing bifocals! ...

LOL.....I am already wearing bifocals! Actually it was more of the fact when I look down I want a quick view of what I am wanting to see then eyes back up.....I like it and yeah, I get the price...
05-23-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 420
Posted By sdmc530

Sorry, I just assumed it was. My bad!

Sorry, I just assumed it was. My bad!
05-23-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 420
Posted By sdmc530

this works great!! A couple of tips, put a mark...

this works great!! A couple of tips, put a mark where you are going to cut then wrap in masking tape, that helps the edges from being over frayed. You will have to still clean up the cuts.
...
05-23-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By sdmc530

I went from the 520 to the 1030, never going back...

I went from the 520 to the 1030, never going back now. The 1030 is an amazing computer for everything I could ever need. Size was my biggest motivation, can't see little screens anymore. 520 was a...
05-23-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 356
Posted By sdmc530

Our local shops (not Walmart type) have been fine...

Our local shops (not Walmart type) have been fine all along here. In the early morning hours not many people there at all. No mask requirements, just one way isles and distancing practices...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,432
Posted By sdmc530

speedsleev, best ever. Only thing I put in it is...

speedsleev, best ever. Only thing I put in it is for tire fix/repairs and some emergency cash.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,638
Posted By sdmc530

I don't care what Strava does, its their product...

I don't care what Strava does, its their product to sell/give away as they see fit. A group of us used it for the social aspect and the segment timing but we all have garmin and we can do all what...
05-22-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By sdmc530

huh...never seen this before. When I get home I...

huh...never seen this before. When I get home I will ask my chains if they are all ok with being mounted on men's bikes. :)

Crazy world that has to tag everything this way
05-21-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 660
Posted By sdmc530

I have some of both, both are fine really for...

I have some of both, both are fine really for home use. I like to support Park for the simple reasons they are a local company in MN and their CS and video library is amazing. they do a really good...
05-20-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,506
Posted By sdmc530

I was thinking that the chip can go from machine...

I was thinking that the chip can go from machine to machine without losing any pertinent data....but yeah, 16 is a lot of room in a garmin.
05-20-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 973
Posted By sdmc530

this^^^^^ amazing animals. Went elk hunting...

this^^^^^

amazing animals. Went elk hunting a few years back in MT, the rockies. One morning we went up to camp early, EARLY, the second half was about15 minutes behind us. They followed lion...
05-20-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,506
Posted By sdmc530

I think that will not go away. Serious touring...

I think that will not go away. Serious touring folks I bet rely on that chip slot. I don't know where I would ever need that much but if I were going on very long journey or something I would want...
05-20-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,506
Posted By sdmc530

I could be wrong but my 1030 came with 16 anyways...

I could be wrong but my 1030 came with 16 anyways before the change. You can upgrade with the card up to 32 more. I don't even think I can come close to using the 16 lol.


I didn't know there was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,736
Posted By sdmc530

the garmin systems work. I use them because I...

the garmin systems work. I use them because I ride alone more now than before but I ride alone. I have had good luck with it. I have tested it out on various occasions to see how well it really...
05-20-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By sdmc530

So I am trying new saddles...hate the game but...

So I am trying new saddles...hate the game but its what we do I guess.

Yes 63rickert I have 4-5 saddles laying around someplace too! I know my Toupe wasn't the end all beat all but it was...
05-19-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By sdmc530

I never did say that the bike is a Spec. Allez...

I never did say that the bike is a Spec. Allez Elite....should have posted that in the beginning. I have it on my "fancy" bike my Argon 18 too. I loved this saddle enough to put on both road bikes....
05-19-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By sdmc530

I hear you! This bike is my summer daily riding...

I hear you! This bike is my summer daily riding bike and only time it gets rode. My winter indoor bike is a different bike with a different saddle. I don't spend a lot of time on the trainer and I...
05-19-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By sdmc530

Just a little update. I put on the stock seat...

Just a little update. I put on the stock seat that came on the bike, had more padding than my Toupe, no cut out like the Toupe. I rode about 10 miles and it was kind of awful. I missed my Toupe...
05-19-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By sdmc530

These are cool! We are doing this tomorrow...

These are cool! We are doing this tomorrow evening here. We got involved out of something to do and hopefully make someone smile.
05-18-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By sdmc530

yep, I am trying a few things to see if its the...

yep, I am trying a few things to see if its the saddle or measurements or just me. going to do some experimenting this week and try to narrow it down.
05-18-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By sdmc530

I have actually put a new saddle that came with...

I have actually put a new saddle that came with the bike on tonight. I am going to ride tomorrow with a saddle that is pretty close to same size but brand new. I don't expect it be comfy out the box...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,736
Posted By sdmc530

the top 10's are fun to explore in our area....

the top 10's are fun to explore in our area. There are a few names that pop up on most all of who are armature racers. But now and then a person who just destroys a segment with no data but a time...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,736
Posted By sdmc530

I can't imagine they are not. I don't know if I...

I can't imagine they are not. I don't know if I buy it. If its not making money somehow and they are still going after all these years then something is not quite adding up.
05-18-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By sdmc530

this is how I am hoping this plays out. I am...

this is how I am hoping this plays out. I am going to ride it for a while more and hope I get it back to good.
05-18-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By sdmc530

These are the things my wife said too. I did...

These are the things my wife said too. I did buy two new pairs of bibs this spring, two different brands. My normal and a "premium" pair and that wasn't it. So I think the less padding theory is...
05-18-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By sdmc530

Saddle comfort question (not the same old question either)

I am not starting a what saddle is better thread, just starting out with that info!

So I couldn't find any factual info but until the is year my Spec. Toupe saddle that I purchased after a bike...
05-18-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By sdmc530

So I do get this. Back last year maybe when...

So I do get this.

Back last year maybe when I was ride on hunting to get my 100 ride on badge it was suggested to change my sex from male to female. so I did simply that. I also abbreviated...
05-18-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By sdmc530

have you tried their customer service?? I would...

have you tried their customer service?? I would do that first.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By sdmc530

same here, my daily riding bike. Super nice ride...

same here, my daily riding bike. Super nice ride IMO.
05-15-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 688
Posted By sdmc530

just got the Norton one again. BTW not...

just got the Norton one again.

BTW not complaining here, just informing. ;)
Forum: Foo
05-15-20, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By sdmc530

comments are funny, but yeah....that's a hard no!

comments are funny, but yeah....that's a hard no!
05-15-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 429
Posted By sdmc530

that trail is AWESOME...don't be telling people...

that trail is AWESOME...don't be telling people about it. Its our little secret here in SD.
05-15-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By sdmc530

Over the last three years I have been working on...

Over the last three years I have been working on weight loss and fitness. I am down 70lbs, I am defiantly faster. My average speed went up a lot or I think its a lot. My average power too has climbed...
05-15-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,327
Posted By sdmc530

I also do this. I got some steel angle iron and...

I also do this. I got some steel angle iron and mounted the axle holders from thule on them. Used the stake pockets and just use a ratchet strap to keep the bar going across the pickup tight. ...
05-13-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 429
Posted By sdmc530

I have to agree. I don't want it in my yard but...

I have to agree. I don't want it in my yard but I don't really care what you put in your yard.
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By sdmc530

I always like them. I have not seen one sold in...

I always like them. I have not seen one sold in my area but I would buy one if it was a good price and fit me.
Forum: Commuting
05-12-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By sdmc530

mold is green soooooo :)

mold is green soooooo :)
05-11-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By sdmc530

I now ONLY use strava for the social parts, the...

I now ONLY use strava for the social parts, the rest is nothing special at all!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,891
Posted By sdmc530

I would feel the same way about my Argon 18. I...

I would feel the same way about my Argon 18. I am not sure no matter how much I love that bike I would ride it again. I think I would rather move on from it, seems sketchy to me too.
05-11-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 688
Posted By sdmc530

I have gotten them on Edge, my work computer uses...

I have gotten them on Edge, my work computer uses chrome and gotten them there too. Can't speak for firefox though.
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