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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...
11-21-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By KenCT

From the beginning of April to the end of...

From the beginning of April to the end of November I ride outside and average 100 miles per week. The last two winters I've used Zwift and it helped a lot in maintaining fitness over the winter. I...
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, 10:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,070
Posted By KenCT

I upgraded from a Hero 3 to Hero 9 over the...

I upgraded from a Hero 3 to Hero 9 over the summer, picked up the remote the same time. No issues connecting with the camera. The remote only has one button on the front with an LCD display, two...
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: Road Cycling
11-15-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,323
Posted By KenCT

You should consider having another car following...

You should consider having another car following your wife in case her car breaks down.
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...
Forum: Foo
10-03-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By KenCT

Only 8 postings for the September challenge,...

Only 8 postings for the September challenge, Powerball numbers last night were
28
38
42
47
52
01

For change I added the numbers, took the square root and divided by 2. Rounded down it is #7.
10-02-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 317,452
Posted By KenCT

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Weekly gravel group ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 414,520
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: 28,965
Posted By KenCT

Just me and my shadow. ...

Just me and my shadow.

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09-14-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By KenCT

I have been, and still am, involved with several...

I have been, and still am, involved with several non-profits. Fundraising can consume a good part of the operations of the organization. $140,000 is a lot of money to raise and it can take years...
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...
Forum: Northeast
08-22-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By KenCT

Current trail end at Temple Street in New Haven....

Current trail end at Temple Street in New Haven. There is an short path nearby that brings you to the road. Construction has started on an extension from this point Trail extension...
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: 414,520
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, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 284,659
Posted By KenCT

Thank you

Thank you
07-04-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 284,659
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,661
Posted By KenCT

I have both the Wahoo Bolt and a Garmin Explore...

I have both the Wahoo Bolt and a Garmin Explore Edge. The downside on the Bolt is the small map that does not show street names. The Garmin map is easy to read and has street names. The Bolt works...
06-27-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 242,728
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...
06-19-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,051
Posted By KenCT

Good information here, especially on Medicare....

Good information here, especially on Medicare. I'm 60, retired but still working part-time. I collect a pension from a local government job which was exempt from Social Security. I have more than...
05-31-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By KenCT

If it has a barometric altimeter you should be...

If it has a barometric altimeter you should be able calibrate it if you know your starting elevation.

I have an Edge Explore that does not have a barometric altimeter. Altitude is calculated by...
05-15-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4,216
Views: 651,141
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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05-08-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,301
Posted By KenCT

The Bike Cellar in Simsbury, CT, adjacent to a...

The Bike Cellar in Simsbury, CT, adjacent to a very popular MUP.
05-05-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,493
Posted By KenCT

Interesting, I never heard of using olive or...

Interesting, I never heard of using olive or vegetable oil to clean hands. I just bought a 1/2 gallon pump dispenser of Fast Orange hand cleaner for $6.50 delivered from Amazon. Lot cheaper than a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,435
Posted By KenCT

I ride with a small subset of riders from a group...

I ride with a small subset of riders from a group that does weekly shop rides. We set aside one night a week to work on hills instead of distance and really do not concern ourselves with speed. For...
05-03-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,640
Posted By KenCT

No difference for me. I dropped a little over 40...

No difference for me. I dropped a little over 40 pounds last year, down to 215. Bike still fits the same.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 04:49 AM
Replies: 20,274
Views: 4,567,873
Posted By KenCT

Upgraded from a Wahoo Bolt to a Garmin Explore....

Upgraded from a Wahoo Bolt to a Garmin Explore. The Bolt works well but it is had to for me to see the display, especially the map.
04-25-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,488
Posted By KenCT

I did not ride the day after the 2nd (Pzifer),...

I did not ride the day after the 2nd (Pzifer), had a slight headache and a little tired. No issues getting back on the bike two days later and did not notice any performance changes. It seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By KenCT

I made the same switch last year. When unclipped...

I made the same switch last year. When unclipped the SPD-SL pedal should position itself with the front pointing up. They are a little more difficult to clip into compared to the double sided SPD,...
Forum: Northeast
03-08-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By KenCT

Port Jefferson to Orient Point

I did two rides on Long Island last year, Orient Point and Greenport area and Port Jefferson to Fire Island and back. A few of us are looking at a century ride starting in Port Jefferson to Orient...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By KenCT

They, along with Bike Nashbar, were bought by...

They, along with Bike Nashbar, were bought by Amin Cycling. I've purchased several times from them since Performance Bike (http://www.performancebike.com/)
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...
02-28-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,642
Posted By KenCT

I had a bunion removed on my right big toe in...

I had a bunion removed on my right big toe in 2000. The bunion caused a lot of pain and made walking difficult. Two years later it was back and I ended up with a partial big toe replacement joint and...
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,129
Posted By KenCT

Only side effect I had from the 2nd Pfizer was a...

Only side effect I had from the 2nd Pfizer was a very slight headache later that day and the next. Also felt a little fatigued the next day. My arm did not hurt anywhere near as much as after the...
02-02-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,985
Posted By KenCT

Snowblower with the shovel to clean up some small...

Snowblower with the shovel to clean up some small areas. I have 100' of sidewalk and a 100' driveway, first 20' on a steep pitch. Add the back patio plus I do the sidewalk for the next door...
02-02-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,714
Posted By KenCT

Not too many, not counting dental work; partial...

Not too many, not counting dental work; partial right big toe joint and two screws in right foot at 42, right hip at 45. At 60 everything else is still holding up with exception of my lower back: two...
Forum: Foo
02-01-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,025
Posted By KenCT

I had to have a root canal done last April, last...

I had to have a root canal done last April, last one was close to 30 years ago. While I don't want to have another one it was a much better experience this time around; faster and less discomfort. ...
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, 10:58 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,129
Posted By KenCT

I should have linked a better source. There are...

I should have linked a better source. There are also current reports on not taking Tylenol before the vaccine....
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,129
Posted By KenCT

During a dental visit this week the assistant...

During a dental visit this week the assistant mentioned the same thing, then I found this report saying that is a bad idea https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/12/091201152648.htm
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, 08:22 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 50,084
Posted By KenCT

Breakwater Beach, north shore of Long Island, NY....

Breakwater Beach, north shore of Long Island, NY. This was during a 60 mile ride last November.

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