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11-26-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By KenCT

Same here, I'll finish this year with a little...

Same here, I'll finish this year with a little over 3,000 outdoor miles and 2,000 on the smart trainer, about the same as last year.

While I much prefer to ride outside, Zwift and FulGaz keep me...
11-20-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,070
Posted By KenCT

The Hero 9 starts recording as soon as the button...

The Hero 9 starts recording as soon as the button is pressed, either on the camera or the remote. There is an option where recording starts instantly, 15 or 30 seconds before you press record. I...
11-20-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,070
Posted By KenCT

I have this remote for my GoPRo 9. Much better...

I have this remote for my GoPRo 9. Much better than trying push the button when riding, especially since I have a silicon cover on the camera. The remote I use has a lanyard I keep tucked in the...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,875
Posted By KenCT

As a long time municipal employee and department...

As a long time municipal employee and department head, I say report him. While most likely nothing will happen with one complaint and no video evidence, if there are multiple complaints on the same...
10-02-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 317,444
Posted By KenCT

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Weekly gravel group ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 414,510
Posted By KenCT

Part of my bike near water. Cape Neddick...

Part of my bike near water. Cape Neddick lighthouse on Nubble Island, Maine.
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09-22-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 28,963
Posted By KenCT

Just me and my shadow. ...

Just me and my shadow.

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Forum: Foo
08-24-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By KenCT

One of the first, if not the first, photo I...

One of the first, if not the first, photo I posted on Facebook. Taken in 1988, I'm with my girlfriend, now my wife, diving a wreck in Long Island Sound near the Connecticut shore. My dive partner...
08-22-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,274
Posted By KenCT

Took a quick poll at my house, results: Me: Not...

Took a quick poll at my house, results:
Me: Not enough
Wife : Too many
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Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By KenCT

September Photo Challenge - Harvest Time

September, in the northern hemisphere it is the first month of fall and the traditional beginning of the school year. In the southern hemisphere it is the first month of spring.

Earth, Wind & Fire...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,347
Posted By KenCT

I've run Zwift from an Android phone and an...

I've run Zwift from an Android phone and an iPhone with no issues. It also runs on an iPad.
07-23-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By KenCT

I rode a Cannondale Quick Carbon 1 for a couple...

I rode a Cannondale Quick Carbon 1 for a couple of years, added the bar ends too. Upgraded to a Synapse this year and it is the most comfortable bike I have ever ridden. I originally went with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 414,510
Posted By KenCT

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07-11-21, 03:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By KenCT

If you use Strava you can assign each ride to a...

If you use Strava you can assign each ride to a separate bike, just add bikes in the gear section. This works in the free version of the program.
Forum: Foo
07-05-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,313
Posted By KenCT

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07-04-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 284,657
Posted By KenCT

We had to have Mille, our 4 year old cat...

We had to have Mille, our 4 year old cat euthanized last week. She had a herniated diaphragm (internal organs were compressing her lungs) resulting in severe difficulty breathing. When a cat is...
06-27-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 242,679
Posted By KenCT

Did my first century of the year yesterday, 118...

Did my first century of the year yesterday, 118 miles. The first half was an organized ride to support the East Coast Greenway called "Ride the State". Connecticut is only 120 by 60 miles.
The...
05-15-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4,216
Views: 651,136
Posted By KenCT

Found a matching accessory for my Cannondale,...

Found a matching accessory for my Cannondale, however it's not very aero.

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03-01-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 11,028
Posted By KenCT

I started with organized group riding in 2019...

I started with organized group riding in 2019 with Class Cycles in Southbury. A Wednesday night ride would have 90 to 100 riders of various skill levels in 10 to 12 groups with different start times....
02-28-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 11,028
Posted By KenCT

Typically I do one group ride and 3 or 4 solos a...

Typically I do one group ride and 3 or 4 solos a week. Both offer something different; the group ride is more of a social activity and a shorter ride compared to solo where I can push myself in...
01-30-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,921
Posted By KenCT

Shane Miller's Youtube channel has lots of Zwift...

Shane Miller's Youtube channel has lots of Zwift tips https://youtube.com/c/ShaneMillerLama
01-30-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,921
Posted By KenCT

Zwifthacks (http://Www.zwifthacks.com)

Zwifthacks (http://Www.zwifthacks.com)
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,129
Posted By KenCT

I get the 2nd injection a week from Monday. ...

I get the 2nd injection a week from Monday. Pfizer vaccine, had a sore arm for a couple days after the first one.
01-29-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,037
Posted By KenCT

I retired 5 and a half years ago, went from being...

I retired 5 and a half years ago, went from being on call 24/7 and putting in 50 to 60 hours a week at work to what am I going to do now. I still work in my field but now part time, taking most of...
01-24-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,077
Views: 767,418
Posted By KenCT

Turned 60 this month, so I guess that means I'm...

Turned 60 this month, so I guess that means I'm old. How to tell if you are young or old: if you fall and people laugh, you are young, it someone rushes over to help you up and asks if you are OK,...
01-19-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,993
Posted By KenCT

I quit drinking over 6 years ago. However I do...

I quit drinking over 6 years ago. However I do like a cold non-alcohol beer or two after a hard ride. Some of the craft NA beers are pretty good.
01-09-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,357
Posted By KenCT

I did 60 miles on Zwift yesterday for my 60th...

I did 60 miles on Zwift yesterday for my 60th birthday ride, too cold for me to ride outside. I'll make it up on the road once the temperatures are above 40.
Forum: Foo
01-07-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,585
Posted By KenCT

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01-01-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,551
Posted By KenCT

I've set a personal goal of 6,000 miles for 2021;...

I've set a personal goal of 6,000 miles for 2021; 3/4 of the miles on the road, 1/4 on the smart trainer. I did 5,000 last year with about the same split between road and smart trainer using Zwift...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 310,137
Posted By KenCT

I don't answer calls from out of state that are...

I don't answer calls from out of state that are not in my contact list. Only person I know of in Winslow is a girl driving a flat bed Ford. Still didn't answer.
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12-26-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,731
Posted By KenCT

I'm 100 miles shy of 5,000 miles. That is double...

I'm 100 miles shy of 5,000 miles. That is double my mileage from 2019. My 2019 miles were double my 2018 miles, which was when I started riding regular again. I don't think the trend will continue....
12-19-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By KenCT

I had a hip replacement 14 years ago at the age...

I had a hip replacement 14 years ago at the age of 45. Mine was due to arthritis from an injury I received in a motorcycle accident when I was 17, drove the femur head through the socket and spent 6...
Forum: Foo
12-01-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By KenCT

Compared to the two happiest days in a cyclist's...

Compared to the two happiest days in a cyclist's life; the day they buy a bike and the day they buy another bike.
11-21-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26,122
Views: 2,747,992
Posted By KenCT

Took the ferry from Bridgeport, CT to Port...

Took the ferry from Bridgeport, CT to Port Jefferson, NY on Long Island. 63 miles to Fire Island National Seashore and back, Weather was in the 50s and a little breezy, not too bad for mid...
Forum: Foo
10-31-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,522
Posted By KenCT

I've been thinking about starting roasting for a...

I've been thinking about starting roasting for a while, the comments and links in this thread convinced me to start. Beans on order and watching YouTube how to videos now.
10-19-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,777
Posted By KenCT

From their refund policy: "If your return is...

From their refund policy: "If your return is accepted, we’ll send you instructions on how and where to send your package to our International Distribution Centre in China. "

Good luck with that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By KenCT

Nice easy 33 mile ride on a rail trail loop this...

Nice easy 33 mile ride on a rail trail loop this morning, Farmington River Heritage and Farmington Canal trails in CT.

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10-18-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,445
Posted By KenCT

My Giant Sedona lives in the garage. I have not...

My Giant Sedona lives in the garage. I have not ridden that bike in 3 years. My three, soon to be four, Cannondales have their own room in the basement. One against the wall, one on a single bike...
10-12-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,328
Posted By KenCT

My top reasons are: 1) It's a healthy...

My top reasons are:
1) It's a healthy obsession. I cycled a bit 20 something years ago, very casual recreational. Got more serious about it last year. At almost 60 I'm in the best physical condition...
Forum: Foo
10-09-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,949
Posted By KenCT

Worked retail sales for a large national chain...

Worked retail sales for a large national chain store for a couple of years after High School. The days between Thanksgiving and Christmas were the worst; pressure to sell more, rude customers, and...
10-03-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 284,657
Posted By KenCT

Our cat, Millie. She is strictly a house cat and...

Our cat, Millie. She is strictly a house cat and occasionally tries to sneak out.

...
Forum: Foo
10-02-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,797
Posted By KenCT

Isabelle, our almost 4 year old Lab/Border Collie...

Isabelle, our almost 4 year old Lab/Border Collie mix, she has been with us 3 years. My oldest son traveled from here in CT to Houston 3 years ago with several friends hauling two trailers full of...
09-19-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By KenCT

I have a Garmin Varia. It does alarm for bikes...

I have a Garmin Varia. It does alarm for bikes approaching from the rear but maybe 50 to 75 feet behind, unlike a car which it detects several hundred feet away.
09-18-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,117
Posted By KenCT

For any ride over 3 hours for me it is any...

For any ride over 3 hours for me it is any combination of Fig Newtons, a zip lock bag with dried dates and pineapple chunks and mini cliff bars.
09-06-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,731
Posted By KenCT

August Totals

Rode 15 days during August for 421 miles which was 51 more than July. Spent 31 hours 41 minutes in the saddle, 2 hours more than July.

3,181 miles so far in 2020 which is about 200 more than 2019.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,717
Posted By KenCT

It is still there and a great place to visit...

It is still there and a great place to visit https://www.mysticaquarium.org/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 498,472
Posted By KenCT

Not all roads are paved ...

Not all roads are paved
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08-01-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,731
Posted By KenCT

400 miles for July. Busy work schedule since mid...

400 miles for July. Busy work schedule since mid June and high heat and humidity last two weeks cut into ride time. Work slowing down to normal hours and the heat wave finally broke equals more...
06-23-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,979
Posted By KenCT

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Craig's List find last summer. Used it on my smart...
06-14-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,511
Posted By KenCT

Besides cycling I tinker with electronics and ham...

Besides cycling I tinker with electronics and ham radio, I've had my radio license for 43 years. Also do some target shooting. Up until this spring I was in a small group at the local range that...
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