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01-26-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,248
Posted By Fangowolf

The first thing that went through my mind on...

The first thing that went through my mind on reading this, was the guys talking about their Cat4 race and how I'm never going to race, why would what they say bother me.
11-03-16, 02:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,712
Posted By Fangowolf

330 lbs here on a B-67 for 4 years and 4500...

330 lbs here on a B-67 for 4 years and 4500 miles. I had a velo Orange at first but snapped the seat stays.
10-27-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,697
Posted By Fangowolf

5'9 330 here and have that problem, but I don't...

5'9 330 here and have that problem, but I don't get off the seat. Just let the bike lean till the foot hits the surface. The best is at a curb. It's pretty much second nature to me. My first bike...
10-04-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Fangowolf

The new masi speciale randonneur has 650 wheels

The new masi speciale randonneur has 650 wheels
09-29-16, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,481
Posted By Fangowolf

I have a wahoo kickr snap and 330 is not a...

I have a wahoo kickr snap and 330 is not a problem for it.
09-12-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 619
Posted By Fangowolf

Surly Straggler

Anyone have one of these yet? How's it compare to the LHT ride. I think the N+1 might be a gravler.
09-12-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By Fangowolf

I had the Garmin soft and have 54" chest. Almost...

I had the Garmin soft and have 54" chest. Almost impossible to change the baterry without hosing it. I switched to Scosche Rhythm+ Heart Rate Monitor Armband
05-31-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By Fangowolf

On my bucket list Katy Trail Missouri Trail...

On my bucket list
Katy Trail Missouri Trail Maps, Businesses, Events, Mileage, and more (http://www.bikekatytrail.com/)
https://gaptrail.org/
Silver Comet Trail Map | Silver Comet Trail Map...
05-13-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By Fangowolf

If your not tied to a watch the soschse rhythm...

If your not tied to a watch the soschse rhythm sits on your forearm. I use it on my rides.
05-10-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Fangowolf

and now I'm doomed to have a string of flats :(

and now I'm doomed to have a string of flats :(
05-10-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Fangowolf

Yea I am going to replace it. I found the tires...

Yea I am going to replace it. I found the tires for under $20. The only way I'm getting over 20mph is if I have a hold of a car, or I'm out of town. I am curious how it took the nail and kept on...
05-09-16, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Fangowolf

Replace Tire

Saturday I'm riding and hear a phheeeeww .. then a click click and stop. Sounded like my trunk bag slid off and hit the street. I look back and the trunk bag is still there. I'm like did I finally...
05-03-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Fangowolf

Personally I think a spoke would break way faster...

Personally I think a spoke would break way faster than a spoke would loosen up in our circumstances. I have a rear deep V with straight 2.0 spokes. Truing the wheel will show me if anything is...
05-03-16, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By Fangowolf

In the words of Rocket, "Oh...

In the words of Rocket, "Oh Yyyeeeeaaaaa"
05-01-16, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Fangowolf

Thought and Prayers

Two of the streets on my regular route were hit pretty hard by the rains. Almost two weeks since the flood. If houses don't have stuff in the front yard the re-modelers have cleared it out. I know...
04-29-16, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By Fangowolf

I ride a LHT at weights from 310 to 350 plus a 15...

I ride a LHT at weights from 310 to 350 plus a 15 ish lb bag of fix it all. I also have a crossbike that I feel is a bit twitchy. Get on a cross or road bike and if it feels a bit unstable to you,...
04-23-16, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Fangowolf

Rain

We had a bit of rain. Alot of flooding half a mile south of this bayou from a small creek.
Before (https://www.instagram.com/p/BEkUv0zieHM/?taken-by=lpgamble)

Just After...
04-14-16, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,689
Posted By Fangowolf

I have 5E width feet and switched to wide...

I have 5E width feet and switched to wide platforms. Nashbar Verge Platform Pedals (http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_549650_-1___204720)
04-04-16, 03:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,671
Posted By Fangowolf

Yes doing it yourself is not hard. You just need...

Yes doing it yourself is not hard. You just need a truing stand or facsimile :), spoke wrench and patience. I'm building a dynamo wheel when the parts arrive. I lucked into some homemade truing...
04-04-16, 08:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,671
Posted By Fangowolf

Since you have factory wheels and have put a few...

Since you have factory wheels and have put a few miles on it, this would be a good time to find a wheel guy and have them true and tension your back wheel. If you get on strava, we have a superclyde...
03-22-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,399
Posted By Fangowolf

I use a scosche boombottle h20. Waterproof and...

I use a scosche boombottle h20. Waterproof and fits in my bottle cage. Speaker on top. For books/pod casts I'd rather use the one ear plugged in. I use the earphones with the around the ear to...
03-20-16, 07:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,929
Posted By Fangowolf

I haven't had any problems with drop outs with...

I haven't had any problems with drop outs with mine
03-17-16, 01:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,929
Posted By Fangowolf

I switched over to a scosche rythm+ and won't be...

I switched over to a scosche rythm+ and won't be going back to chest straps
03-17-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,238
Posted By Fangowolf

I ride with a scosche boom bottle H20. The price...

I ride with a scosche boom bottle H20. The price is all the way down to $35. I've put mine through hell and its still ticking.
Forum: Texas
12-11-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,725
Posted By Fangowolf

This guy lives near me and is always taking bayou...

This guy lives near me and is always taking bayou routes of 20-40 miles
https://www.strava.com/athletes/284665
12-11-15, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By Fangowolf

Google caught me Riding

Googled
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10-21-15, 08:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,158
Posted By Fangowolf

I definitely have a snap, perhaps we are talking...

I definitely have a snap, perhaps we are talking about different things. Zwift maintains the ability to change the resistance through at least 2 hours. Every time I hit that dang hill I know it...
10-20-15, 05:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,158
Posted By Fangowolf

Yes I had the same experience. For those that...

Yes I had the same experience. For those that haven't upgraded the firmware or done the spin down setup, the symptoms are the power number constantly switching from 100% to 50% then 0. If you stop...
10-15-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,274
Posted By Fangowolf

A year ago this wasn't even a contest. MMR has...

A year ago this wasn't even a contest. MMR has gotten alot better, but I still like strava better.
10-15-15, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,531
Posted By Fangowolf

Like :thumb:

Like :thumb:
10-06-15, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 829
Posted By Fangowolf

Flu and being slipped the nightime medicine as...

Flu and being slipped the nightime medicine as daytime. Took me till Saturday Dinner to figure out it was the medicine making me sleep, instead of the flu.
10-02-15, 10:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,462
Posted By Fangowolf

I use a scosche rhythm heart rate and an 800...

I use a scosche rhythm heart rate and an 800 Garmin, although I am coveting the Live segments of the new edge's.
10-01-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,462
Posted By Fangowolf

I use this in front of the bike ...

I use this in front of the bike
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008I5QO7M?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00

Try some of the software programs : Zwift is in Beta and free (til...
10-01-15, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Fangowolf

Remembering what I felt like after my first...

Remembering what I felt like after my first months riding, I'd say yes it is maintenance.

and they are laughing about big foot repellent, but seeing the dog packs near the bayous, I'd suggest...
10-01-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Fangowolf

Padded shorts/bib (aerotech will fit most)

Padded shorts/bib (aerotech will fit most)
09-29-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,207
Posted By Fangowolf

Consoleman - What side of town are you on? ...

Consoleman - What side of town are you on?

We can probably come to some sort of way to make sure I get my stuff back and you can borrow the equipment. I have a truing stand and a spoke tension...
09-29-15, 06:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,158
Posted By Fangowolf

Turns out my Problem Sunday night was a usb...

Turns out my Problem Sunday night was a usb extension cable went bad. Only two months from purchase and it stopped working. Guess I should be thankful that its a cheap problem. Bkool software...
09-29-15, 06:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,158
Posted By Fangowolf

I got it direct from the Wahoo site.

I got it direct from the Wahoo site.
09-28-15, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By Fangowolf

Congrats

Congrats
09-28-15, 03:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,158
Posted By Fangowolf

Dallas fans are appreciating Tyler

Dallas fans are appreciating Tyler
09-28-15, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By Fangowolf

Deadhead Sticker Cadillac Moments

Since I like music when I ride, I take my boom bottle with me and play it at a not to loud level. My usual route goes by the Golf course and I get pretty close to the third tee. I see a foursome...
09-28-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,158
Posted By Fangowolf

Zwift will get there, but I'm worried it won't be...

Zwift will get there, but I'm worried it won't be for lower end bikers like myself. I'm running around 100 FTP and it feels more geared to 200ish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIz_SjuKQ4c
...
09-28-15, 09:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,158
Posted By Fangowolf

I have a wahoo Kickr Snap and have been using...

I have a wahoo Kickr Snap and have been using Zwift, but it is in Beta and seems to have bugs to iron out every major upgrade. I wanted to ride last night and spent an hour trying to get the new...
09-28-15, 09:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,207
Posted By Fangowolf

I had Giant stock wheels and they didn't hold up....

I had Giant stock wheels and they didn't hold up. If you were shorter I'd get you on my Cypress ST I started on. I replaced the back wheel with a hand built Velocity Chucker for 220 ish and never...
09-26-15, 12:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,550
Posted By Fangowolf

I've ridden from 315-350 and have several rides...

I've ridden from 315-350 and have several rides over 4 hours. Just looking at the bike it looks like you have a long inseam. I'm 5'9" and have a short 29" inseam. I ride a 54cm Surly LHT and my...
09-22-15, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Fangowolf

I was looking at that tour. You wouldn't have...

I was looking at that tour. You wouldn't have any GPS's would you? 17-20% grade ouch, without any hills around I just can't get a feel for that kind of effort at 300+

Edit, Sorry they have them...
09-16-15, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By Fangowolf

I've had good luck with Kenda Kwests on my 26x1.5...

I've had good luck with Kenda Kwests on my 26x1.5 LHT carrying weights over 350 combined. They make a 700x38 that runs up to 85psi. Make sure it is the High pressure version. They usually have 2...
09-16-15, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 919
Posted By Fangowolf

One other option no one has mentioned is that...

One other option no one has mentioned is that Seek3. Its a bit mountain bikey,, but it would be easy to switch it to a dirt trailer when you outgrow it. The disc brakes would be nice and easier...
09-16-15, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 919
Posted By Fangowolf

I started out on a Cypress ST. They don't make...

I started out on a Cypress ST. They don't make them anymore, but it was a Cypress without suspension and had a steel frame. Looking at their lineup now the Escape would be a better choice. Replace...
09-11-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By Fangowolf

I'm determined to keep riding over the winter and...

I'm determined to keep riding over the winter and since I hate cold, I moved it inside. Got a wahoo kickr snap and am running zwift to keep it interesting. Zwift needs some easier tracks, but it's...
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