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Forum: Triathlon
05-23-15, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 675
Posted By jareed58

Calendar for Customizing a workout plan?

Is there a Desktop/Mobile calendar program/app, for customizing your workouts. I seen a very high end one, probably made for big coaching firms, that gave you the ability to grab a days workout and...
11-16-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,231
Posted By jareed58

WOW!!! Inspirational!!!

WOW!!! Inspirational!!!
10-22-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By jareed58

SPD/Platform pedals?

The SEARCH did not understand my query, so I'll ask here. What are the pros and cons to the dual pedals SPD on one side and platform on the other. Seems, on the surface, to be a great idea,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-14, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,427
Posted By jareed58

I purchased a Ascent Fluid from Nashbar for...

I purchased a Ascent Fluid from Nashbar for $129.00, and waited for them to run their 20% off sale. which paid for the shipping and taxes. Had it for about a month and it works perfect. Very quite.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,339
Posted By jareed58

82 miles for me, only been at this for 3 months....

82 miles for me, only been at this for 3 months. Told by my LBS to hold off on the distance. Did not seem that bad to me. Not very many hills, so that made it easier.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-14, 09:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,027
Posted By jareed58

Don't listen to music while riding but I do while...

Don't listen to music while riding but I do while running, odd. I guess there is more to pay attention to, riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,938
Posted By jareed58

I don't think we would notice the difference...

I don't think we would notice the difference aerodynamically, but I remember in the Air Force, the crew chiefs would wax the intakes of the jets and they would perform at measurably faster pace. That...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 65,186
Posted By jareed58

OK This will be hard, in Louisiana, the highest...

OK This will be hard, in Louisiana, the highest point is Driskill Mountain at about 600 feet. The only way you know you are on it, is a sign on a dirt road. Actually the highest point in Louisiana is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-14, 07:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,873
Posted By jareed58

Read the package, GU offers a few that have no...

Read the package, GU offers a few that have no caffeine. Usually somewhere on the front it will also say 35 or 40 g of caffeine.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-14, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By jareed58

If they become popular or the thief suspects it...

If they become popular or the thief suspects it is on the bike, they will do like they do stealing cars or motorcycles. They swipe the bike, park it in a neutral place for a day or two, and if cops...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,509
Posted By jareed58

Will any of the sensors work with any of the apps...

Will any of the sensors work with any of the apps that can use a sensor? Or does each app require a specific brand sensor?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,509
Posted By jareed58

I use the Mophie 120%, it gives plenty juice. It...

I use the Mophie 120%, it gives plenty juice. It is a good case with battery pack built in. Feels like good protection too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-14, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,509
Posted By jareed58

Cadence sensor with iPhone?

Does anyone have any experience with a bluetooth cadence sensor linked to an iPhone app? How well do they work together? I have my iPhone mounted on the stem to give me GPS stats. Weighing getting a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-14, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By jareed58

I will look into the 310xt. I like the watch over...

I will look into the 310xt. I like the watch over the larger display models. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-14, 08:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,499
Posted By jareed58

I believe the running would be harder on the...

I believe the running would be harder on the body. My longest run is 16 miles, and my longest ride is 80 miles. So I have not reached the two events mention, but from the two I have done, I am more...
Forum: Triathlon
07-24-14, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By jareed58

Do you train for the Ride distance or train for long distance?

Do most of you train for the Ride distance of the Tri you will be doing? Or do you train much farther? Meaning, if you are doing a Sprint with a 12 mile ride, do you go all out for 12 miles during...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By jareed58

Garmin Forerunner won't go the distance.

I have a Garmin Forerunner that I just love, FOR RUNNING. Found out today, while riding, it only last about 4 1/2 hours straight. Only good thing is before it quits, it saves your stats, that can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,740
Posted By jareed58

When I was training to Elk hunt in Colorado...

When I was training to Elk hunt in Colorado people suggested those mask that limit the Oxygen, but they cost quite a bit. Another person suggested breathing thru 2 straws as you train. I know when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-14, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By jareed58

Cheapest saddle the most comfortable so far.

Been trying new saddles for awhile, A couple Fiziks and a couple Bontrager, and some Specializeds. On a whim, the LBS tech said try this Specialized Riva ($30.00 Saddle).
It seems to be the best so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,467
Posted By jareed58

Listened to a lot of the info here and went to a...

Listened to a lot of the info here and went to a couple of LBS. The shop I bought the bike at, we were doing a fitting after I went with clipless pedals. We also tried about 5 different saddles 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-14, 07:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,467
Posted By jareed58

I would have, except I could not find it. I did a...

I would have, except I could not find it. I did a search and I went to my profile and looked under My Post and My threads and nothing would come up. Seemed like, most of everything I have did for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-14, 11:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,467
Posted By jareed58

researching a new saddle

Have rode about 300 miles on my stock saddle, and now looking into buying an upgrade. I sat on one of the measuring devices at the LBS, and it indicates my rear is in what they call the yellow zone...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-14, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,160
Posted By jareed58

So each ride might have a different purpose from...

So each ride might have a different purpose from recreation to "seeing what you have got in the tank"? I know the local club list their rides as "A" "B" "C" rides and a pace to go along with them,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-14, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By jareed58

I just purchased my first road bike a month ago....

I just purchased my first road bike a month ago. It was normally $729.00 but was on sale for $499.00. I know this is a little more than what you said, but like the previous guy talked about, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-14, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,160
Posted By jareed58

For those of you into Century rides

For those who do 100+, do you do this peddling all the way? Do you pedal to a known spot at 50 miles away, eat lunch then return? What kind of pace do you keep, and does it fade after about 50? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-14, 08:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,467
Posted By jareed58

Stopped by the LBS, and they have about the test...

Stopped by the LBS, and they have about the test saddles by Fizik. Put a $100.00 deposit down then try the saddle for a week and bring it back and buy one or try another. I guess some of the saddle...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-14, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,467
Posted By jareed58

Researching a new Saddle.

Have rode about 300 miles on my stock saddle, and now looking into buying an upgrade. I sat on one of the measuring devices at the LBS, and it indicates my rear is in what they call the yellow zone...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,009
Posted By jareed58

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wingstipdown, Go to this website, jareed58.iamlimu.com Ask for more info.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-14, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By jareed58

Louisiana.

Louisiana.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By jareed58

I said Hi as I went by, the women in the group...

I said Hi as I went by, the women in the group said Hi back. The guy that came up along side said howdie in a snobbish tone then faded back, I did say hi back to him. Easy to recognize genuine...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 11:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By jareed58

Group Riding, Do's and Don'ts.

Is there a sticky or link to the rules of group riding or just sharing the road well traveled by cyclist. Today was the first day there were several other riders on a rode used by cyclist a lot. I...
Forum: Triathlon
07-03-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,160
Posted By jareed58

I went with the one piece for our team logo suit,...

I went with the one piece for our team logo suit, but bought a two piece to train with. Will compare when they arrive.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 10:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,009
Posted By jareed58

Tried to IM you with something that's helped me...

Tried to IM you with something that's helped me with arthritis, but it said I haven't enough post yet. If you can IM me, would like to share it with you. Incredible stuff.
Forum: Triathlon
06-17-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,160
Posted By jareed58

Tri Suit versus Tri top and shorts?

What is the pros and cons of Tri suits versus Tri Separates? Going to purchase one or the other, but need to make an informed decision, being they are not cheap.
Forum: Triathlon
06-11-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,466
Posted By jareed58

Outstanding Job! I am 56 and training to run my...

Outstanding Job! I am 56 and training to run my first Tri. I have the running and biking down. Working on the swim.
Forum: Introductions
06-10-14, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By jareed58

Thanks. Look forward to learning what I can and...

Thanks. Look forward to learning what I can and maybe contributing once in awhile.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-14, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,436
Posted By jareed58

Check out this link: SPOT SATELLITE MESSENGER...

Check out this link:
SPOT SATELLITE MESSENGER :: HOME PAGE (http://www.findmespot.com/en/) Lots of people use them hunting in remote locations or motorcycling long distances.
Forum: Triathlon
06-08-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By jareed58

Triathlete wantabe question.

I am just starting the process of training for a sprint tri. I will probably have several questions. I watched my first tri today, and can't wait to participate. Is the time in T1 counted toward...
Forum: Introductions
06-06-14, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By jareed58

Hello From Louisiana!

Hello everyone, name is Jeff and I live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 56 years young, and started running about 7 months ago and built up my running to 15 mile long runs and 45- 50 mpw. So I wanted to...
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