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12-28-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,656
Posted By ray.garza

I was on Zwift when it was in beta stage, then I...

I was on Zwift when it was in beta stage, then I lent my Kickr to a friend of mine to help her out during the winter months. Now that I have it back I might go back to it to see what is available. I...
12-28-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,576
Posted By ray.garza

Wow congrats on accomplishing your goals! Great...

Wow congrats on accomplishing your goals! Great work! I put in a little over 4100 miles, new bike, 1st full century tour (a hilly one too), new power meter, lost weight (didn't reach goal of 200 but...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-15, 08:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,833
Posted By ray.garza

Why not shave just one leg and try it out?

Why not shave just one leg and try it out?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,301
Posted By ray.garza

Limit your rides to 3.5 hrs on the weekend and do...

Limit your rides to 3.5 hrs on the weekend and do Intervals as suggested. Also don't forget to work on your core (planks once or twice a week). This will help you maintain your posture on the long...
Forum: Texas
07-13-15, 01:58 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,293
Posted By ray.garza

Thanks for the suggestions Sci_guy! Much...

Thanks for the suggestions Sci_guy! Much appreciated. :thumb:
Forum: Texas
07-13-15, 11:29 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,293
Posted By ray.garza

I will be in staying in the Woodland Heights area...

I will be in staying in the Woodland Heights area but I don't mind driving somewhere. Places to go, things to see within a 15 - 30 mile ride even it's out and back. I'll be on my road bike so no off...
Forum: Texas
07-12-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,293
Posted By ray.garza

Hello everyone, I'm planning on visiting...

Hello everyone,

I'm planning on visiting Houston next weekend and I am looking for routes for me to ride. Is there a good website with a list of routes? San Antonio has this site: San Antonio...
07-08-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,558
Posted By ray.garza

Take your bike to your fav bike shop and get a...

Take your bike to your fav bike shop and get a bike fit done. It will save you a lot of time and hassle. While there they can show you what it is they are doing and why.

If you are in a lage...
06-23-15, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,149
Posted By ray.garza

Just set yourself a weekly goal and work towards...

Just set yourself a weekly goal and work towards that. I started off at 50 miles/week and once I was doing that consistently, I moved it up to 75 miles/week.

You can also go by time instead of...
06-23-15, 09:23 PM
06-23-15, 07:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,304
Posted By ray.garza

Try changing out the battery in the HRM and see...

Try changing out the battery in the HRM and see if that helps.
06-23-15, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By ray.garza

I used to have the same issue as you described....

I used to have the same issue as you described. Great when starting out but after a while I'll start to lean on my hands. My core just got tired and pooped out. Another indicator of weak core are...
06-22-15, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By ray.garza

If you're bonking then it's probably not the heat...

If you're bonking then it's probably not the heat but rather nutrition although heat does contribute. Other than what RoadHolland said about hydration and electrolytes, have a solid meal before your...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-15, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By ray.garza

Get the ANT+ Dongle from Wahoo and a cable to...

Get the ANT+ Dongle from Wahoo and a cable to plug it into your iphone. 4c or older you can plug it directly into the phone.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By ray.garza

I got the T1 Black edition and love it. When I...

I got the T1 Black edition and love it. When I commute it's a one hour ride and I really notice the difference when I come up to intersections out of neighborhoods. I look their way and and I know...
03-27-15, 03:44 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 22,651
Posted By ray.garza

Whoa! That's amazing! Congrats! I'm heading that...

Whoa! That's amazing! Congrats! I'm heading that way too. Good motivation! :)
03-20-15, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,526
Posted By ray.garza

I'm biased to the Sirrus. I have the 2014 Sirrus...

I'm biased to the Sirrus. I have the 2014 Sirrus Limited and love zipping around town. I now have a rack and panniers and use it to commute to work whenever I have a chance.
Forum: Commuting
03-17-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,066
Posted By ray.garza

For commuting I use the Torch Helmet.

For commuting I use the Torch Helmet.
Forum: Commuting
03-17-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,066
Posted By ray.garza

Totally agree. Fantastic Helmet.

Totally agree. Fantastic Helmet.
03-15-15, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By ray.garza

That's right, you got the fall done and over...

That's right, you got the fall done and over with. Now to brush that aside and keep on pedaling. Don't let that wind deter you. Try planning routes going out into the wind and then turn around to...
03-15-15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,304
Posted By ray.garza

John_V I have Strava and Cyclemeter. I'll...

John_V

I have Strava and Cyclemeter. I'll give them a try and see what happens.

I'm glad it working for you guys cause It's a great concept that's affordable. This has been the only product of...
03-13-15, 08:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,304
Posted By ray.garza

JohnJ80, I wish I had your experience with it. It...

JohnJ80, I wish I had your experience with it. It sort of bugs me not knowing for sure what the problems lol

I can understand the RF interference but I don't think that is the issue here. I use...
03-13-15, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By ray.garza

Wow, what a great feeling to ride a bike....

Wow, what a great feeling to ride a bike. Congrats in getting your bike back in riding condition .... have fun!
03-13-15, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,005
Posted By ray.garza

You take pretty much the same as I but my dr...

You take pretty much the same as I but my dr threw in some extra stuff. I was in the 270 lb range a few years back and I'm down to mid 230's. I'm still working the weight lose with cycling training...
03-13-15, 01:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,304
Posted By ray.garza

Be aware that from my experience the RFLKT+...

Be aware that from my experience the RFLKT+ system is unstable. When I had the iPhone 5 it was stable until either a new iOS version or a new Wahoo Fitness came along and threw it into chaos of not...
03-10-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,987
Posted By ray.garza

I agree. More routes with a variety of difficulty...

I agree. More routes with a variety of difficulty but I think that will be in the paid version.
03-10-15, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,987
Posted By ray.garza

Hey Salreus, The key to using Zwift is NOT...

Hey Salreus,

The key to using Zwift is NOT to be pulled into keeping up with some one else or those blue bots, they will just run you into the ground. Just do your own thing and follow your...
02-08-15, 10:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,965
Posted By ray.garza

If you've been riding it since August and still...

If you've been riding it since August and still having neck pain then the bike is either not properly fitted for your flexibility or you need to work on some core exercises to help you maintain your...
02-08-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By ray.garza

Congrats! Now go out there and fall over while...

Congrats! Now go out there and fall over while clipped in and get it over with. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By ray.garza

Does your LBS not carry them? I know my carries...

Does your LBS not carry them? I know my carries two varieties.
02-06-15, 03:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,965
Posted By ray.garza

How about a shorter stem so that you wont be...

How about a shorter stem so that you wont be reaching out so far (little more up right position). You may also to build up your core strength so that your back holds you up. I do planks and that...
02-05-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,797
Posted By ray.garza

I went ahead and contact tech support again and...

I went ahead and contact tech support again and after a few emails they sent me a new one! It came in but I haven't had a chance to try it out yet. Probaby Friday or Saturday I'll have the time to...
Forum: Introductions
02-05-15, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By ray.garza

Sounds cool to me

Sounds cool to me
02-05-15, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,116
Posted By ray.garza

I use and love my Magellan Cyclo 505. Does all...

I use and love my Magellan Cyclo 505. Does all the metrics that I need and the wifi posting to Strava and TrainingPeaks is great! My only wish, a lap button, more battery life and a true K-Edge...
02-05-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By ray.garza

I don't think it can. The Strava app for your...

I don't think it can. The Strava app for your phone can but I think you need a Premium account.
Forum: Commuting
02-04-15, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,431
Posted By ray.garza

I googled TT with panniers and none was found....

I googled TT with panniers and none was found. They don't exist.
02-04-15, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By ray.garza

Back to your original post, I have the...

Back to your original post, I have the Specialized Sirrus and love it. They are fast zippy bikes. I got mine set up as a commuter bike with a rack and panniers. The version I have (2012) is really a...
Replies: 28
Views: 7,264
Posted By ray.garza

It is rather big! :) I think you are better off...

It is rather big! :) I think you are better off with a dedicated bike computer such as Garmin or the Magellan plus an external battery pack if needed.
02-03-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,514
Posted By ray.garza

Set rules that she can agree to like ride on only...

Set rules that she can agree to like ride on only bike trails, car free state parks or other "safe" areas that are separated from streets. Also, have her come out with you and cycle together as a...
Replies: 28
Views: 7,264
Posted By ray.garza

Quad lock has the adapter pod that you glue to...

Quad lock has the adapter pod that you glue to your case of your choice, then you mount that on the bike mount. Do an Amazon search on iphone 6 plus waterproof and you will find many to choose from.
Replies: 28
Views: 7,264
Posted By ray.garza

How about a water proof case for iPhone?

How about a water proof case for iPhone?
02-03-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,657
Posted By ray.garza

I'm shooting for 400-500 miles this month but I...

I'm shooting for 400-500 miles this month but I got some medical procedures to go through first. Let's what I can get accomplished.
02-03-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,833
Posted By ray.garza

What kind of pedals do you have? On my old SPD i...

What kind of pedals do you have? On my old SPD i had to adjust the tension screws until I got it the way I liked it. Then I switched to the crank brother egg beater candy's; no adjustment needed.
02-02-15, 09:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,292
Posted By ray.garza

Good reflections and reasons for getting fit. I...

Good reflections and reasons for getting fit. I have several reasons to get fit and one of them is to get rid of the ball and chain of the CPAP machine. So many times I wanted to do do overnight...
01-31-15, 10:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,833
Posted By ray.garza

No worries. Everyone falls from young to the old....

No worries. Everyone falls from young to the old. Do what I do, fall on someone to cushion the impact :D
Forum: Commuting
01-30-15, 04:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,751
Posted By ray.garza

Looks to be in great shape! Get some good lights,...

Looks to be in great shape! Get some good lights, tire fixing kit, spare tube, water bottle and a saddle bag. Does it have eyelets for a rack and fenders? It looks like it does but can't be sure.
Forum: Commuting
01-30-15, 04:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,751
Posted By ray.garza

High-Five on your new bike! Get all the...

High-Five on your new bike! Get all the adjustments done and get out there and start exploring your area on the bike. You will be surprised to all the back roads you can find to get you where you...
01-30-15, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By ray.garza

Are you doing anything different like switching...

Are you doing anything different like switching from panniers to backpack? Have you gained or loss weight? Any modifications to the bike like a different saddle?
01-29-15, 09:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,836
Posted By ray.garza

High-Five on conquering that hill! Don't let that...

High-Five on conquering that hill! Don't let that wind deter you. The wind is your friend, your coach. It's hard on you going out but rewards your efforts coming home. Don't forget to REST. Rest is...
01-29-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By ray.garza

I hav a friend that got an Orca and loves it....

I hav a friend that got an Orca and loves it. What a great deal you got! Hop on and ride your old routes and feel the difference.
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