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12-22-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By mdphoto

I want to thank everyone for their generous input...

I want to thank everyone for their generous input on how to stop the creaking. I believe I ave it solved. I cleaned and greased the saddle rails and tightened appropriately and also tightened the...
12-19-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By mdphoto

Jerry, Great suggestion on the no hands....

Jerry,

Great suggestion on the no hands. I'll give it a go. Do you think placing it on a trainer would cause and difference?
12-19-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By mdphoto

Andrew, Thanks for the detailed response. I...

Andrew, Thanks for the detailed response. I asked the LBS to check the BB and they said it was fine but I still wonder. I'm going to swap the saddle as you may have noted from the previous...
12-19-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By mdphoto

Yes, the seat post was greased, going to swap the...

Yes, the seat post was greased, going to swap the saddle.
12-19-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By mdphoto

Going to swap the saddle today, hope this will...

Going to swap the saddle today, hope this will fix the problem.
12-19-15, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By mdphoto

Creaking Sound

So I ride a Trek Apex H2 and recently I've heard a creaking sound while seated when out of the saddle I do not hear it. I've taken to the LBS and they could not replicate the sound so they performed...
07-04-14, 06:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,040
Posted By mdphoto

Just joined the league. My name is Cycle Nation

Just joined the league. My name is Cycle Nation
Forum: Introductions
03-08-14, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By mdphoto

Welcome. Don't wait for the first test ride....

Welcome. Don't wait for the first test ride. Dress in layers and hit the road. I'm heading out shortly for a good 25 miles and it's about 28f. Little cold but what a way to get the day started.
02-05-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 882
Posted By mdphoto

2014 Ride to Conquer Cancer

Support My Ride to Conquer Cancer®


It seams that everyone have been impacted by cancer in one-way or another. Maybe a friend or a loved one has had cancer or someone you know has a friend or...
01-12-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By mdphoto

You know I thought about wearing them but rode...

You know I thought about wearing them but rode without this time, lesson learned. But on a side note two of the others (group of 4) had theirs on and had soaked feet as well.

I guess I should...
01-12-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By mdphoto

Worked great thanks.

Worked great thanks.
01-11-14, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By mdphoto

Riding in the rain

So today was supposed to warm up from the freezing weather we have been having. Woke this morning to a foggy day but the temp was 38*F. A heat wave after the last few days. So headed out the door and...
01-08-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,100
Posted By mdphoto

I'm with you IBOHUNT, someone please send the...

I'm with you IBOHUNT, someone please send the warmer weather our way.
01-08-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,100
Posted By mdphoto

3/1 - 10.9 5/1 - 17.0 6/1 - 10.5 (trainer) ...

3/1 - 10.9
5/1 - 17.0
6/1 - 10.5 (trainer)
7/1 - 10.5 (Trainer - dealing with arctic blast)
8/1 - 8.5 (trainer getting tired of this freezing cold)

MTD: 57.4
Goal: 100
01-07-14, 05:24 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,100
Posted By mdphoto

3/1 - 10.9 5/1 - 17.0 6/1 - 10.5 (trainer) ...

3/1 - 10.9
5/1 - 17.0
6/1 - 10.5 (trainer)
7/1 - 10.5 (Trainer - dealing with arctic blast)


MTD: 48.9
Goal: 100
01-05-14, 02:28 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,100
Posted By mdphoto

Freezing rain today so hit the trainer for 17. ...

Freezing rain today so hit the trainer for 17.


3/1 - 10.9
5/1 - 17.0

MTD: 27.9
Goal: 100
01-03-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,100
Posted By mdphoto

The weather here in Maryland has been frigid...

The weather here in Maryland has been frigid since the start of the New Year, so I'm really hoping to be able to get in 100 for Jan. New Years resolution is to ride at least 300 days this year. 10 so...
11-30-13, 12:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,841
Posted By mdphoto

At the start of the ride this morning is was 31F...

At the start of the ride this morning is was 31F with a wind chill in the mid 20s. By the end it warmed up to a crisp 33F. Looking forward to tomorrow when it should be above freezing to start.
09-23-13, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By mdphoto

Sorry I missed out had to help my nephew with his...

Sorry I missed out had to help my nephew with his car.
09-18-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By mdphoto

Not sure what programs that are out there but I...

Not sure what programs that are out there but I either watch a race while on the trainer or use the footage from my GoPro from the rides I've done throughout the year. With the personal videos I add...
09-17-13, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By mdphoto

Charm City Cross.

Is anyone here going to participate in the Charm City Cross this weekend in Baltimore? I was thinking of heading out on Sunday to shoot some photos and would be happy to share any that I grabbed of...
09-15-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,244
Posted By mdphoto

Good race everyone. Nice to see an old guy take a...

Good race everyone. Nice to see an old guy take a win in Horner. Till the next race all.

Hills and Spills.
08-31-13, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By mdphoto

Congrats and best of luck. Can't wait for the day...

Congrats and best of luck. Can't wait for the day I retire and have the free time to get out and ride a bit more.
08-20-13, 06:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,427
Posted By mdphoto

Cody, There has been some good advise and...

Cody,

There has been some good advise and some not so good advise given here. Bottom line is that she is your mom and is concerned so you need to alleviate any fears that she may have. Ask her to...
08-20-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,244
Posted By mdphoto

Just joined. Thanks for setting this up.

Just joined. Thanks for setting this up.
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By mdphoto

Interesting article. Just need to make sure that...

Interesting article. Just need to make sure that when spitting it out after the swish you don't have a head wind.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By mdphoto

I'll have to head down to the LBS and pick up a...

I'll have to head down to the LBS and pick up a bag to connect to the seat post. Good idea, wish I had thought of it.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By mdphoto

I like the idea of the PB&J sandwich cuts into...

I like the idea of the PB&J sandwich cuts into 1/4s. Guess these could be carried in a jersey pocket.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By mdphoto

Wheels - Looks like some fried eggs, re-fried...

Wheels - Looks like some fried eggs, re-fried beans with PBJ on toast. What is the item on the left?
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By mdphoto

I'm looking at unsupported and would like some...

I'm looking at unsupported and would like some ideas on what is a good food type to carry or pick up at the local store.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By mdphoto

Long Distance and Food

Looking at participating in a century this fall and started my weekly training but have some concerns about food intake and what types of food. Having read the forums I see where drinking water...
07-26-13, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,332
Posted By mdphoto

Now I'm not a nutritionist bit it seems to me...

Now I'm not a nutritionist bit it seems to me based on what you provided for intake you are really missing out on some carbs. Add some carbs such as pasta or a baked potato to lunch to give you a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-13, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By mdphoto

Used the for the first time today. Good way to...

Used the for the first time today. Good way to train when riding by yourself.
07-21-13, 11:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,885
Posted By mdphoto

It's been a good race. Look forward to the next...

It's been a good race. Look forward to the next one.
07-12-13, 06:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,885
Posted By mdphoto

Close to the bottom in the Velogames fantasy and...

Close to the bottom in the Velogames fantasy and in dead last for the Cyclingnews fantasy league.
06-28-13, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By mdphoto

Chasm54, Thank you for the response. I'll give it...

Chasm54, Thank you for the response. I'll give it a a try once i get home from work. The strap arrived today and I'm excited to give it a go.

EDIT - Chasm54 you were right on it worked like ...
06-28-13, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By mdphoto

Garmin 500 and HR monitoring

I purchased a Garmin Edge 500 about 6 months ago and have to say it has kept me motivated to ride and train. I've now decided to add HR monitoring to my training so I ordered a Garmin HR Monroe chest...
06-20-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,885
Posted By mdphoto

Thanks for the info on the Cyclingnews league....

Thanks for the info on the Cyclingnews league. I'm in.
06-19-13, 06:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,885
Posted By mdphoto

You cannot see anyone's team until after the race...

You cannot see anyone's team until after the race starts.
06-17-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,885
Posted By mdphoto

With the Tour just around the corner no one wants...

With the Tour just around the corner no one wants to get in on the fantasy game?
06-15-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,885
Posted By mdphoto

Fantasy Tour de France

All here is the information to join the Fantasy Tour de France on Velogames

League Name: BF Paceline
League Code: 15155555

http://www.velogames.com/
06-02-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 790
Posted By mdphoto

Recommend getting fitness pal app or a similar...

Recommend getting fitness pal app or a similar one to track everything. This will allow you to see what you are eating. You can keep the calories down but if they are bad calories that you are eating...
05-03-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,118
Posted By mdphoto

Just joined up. Looks like a good time.

Just joined up. Looks like a good time.
04-13-13, 05:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,230
Posted By mdphoto

There is no way that your ride could even be...

There is no way that your ride could even be considered a failure. First off you got on the bike to attempt a significant ride and you rode it to a point of setting a new goal for yourself. So many...
Forum: Touring
04-12-13, 02:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,457
Posted By mdphoto

Here's a blog that I follow and thought this...

Here's a blog that I follow and thought this article might be of interest to you.
http://bicycletouringpro.com/blog/getting-your-parents-permission-to-go-on-a-bicycle-tour/
Forum: Touring
04-11-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,457
Posted By mdphoto

Curtis it sounds like a great adventure that you...

Curtis it sounds like a great adventure that you are planning. Since you are just going to graduating from HS how do your parents feel about this trip? My youngest son is a junior so I ask this...
04-07-13, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By mdphoto

Missed out on this last year but plan on being...

Missed out on this last year but plan on being there and snapping some photos.
04-06-13, 04:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,998
Posted By mdphoto

Looks like a sunny day for the race. Don't recall...

Looks like a sunny day for the race. Don't recall what the weather was like the last few days but it seems that there will be a lot of dust kicked up on the cobbles.
Forum: Touring
04-05-13, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By mdphoto

Just checked out the C&O Canal Web for the...

Just checked out the C&O Canal Web for the following update.
http://www.nps.gov/choh/planyourvisit/paw-paw-tunnel-closure.htm

In short here is what was stated on the website:

April 2013...
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