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03-23-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,090
Posted By jimjim58

I use a Selle Anatomica X-Series which is very...

I use a Selle Anatomica X-Series which is very comfortable right out of the box but I find this Infinity saddle interesting and may have to give it a try.
Forum: Introductions
12-04-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By jimjim58

Welcome Grump! Ironically I'm also from Ohio,...

Welcome Grump! Ironically I'm also from Ohio, Marysville area and I also own a Raleigh Technium that I bought new in 1987. It mostly hung on the hooks until about 3-1/2 years ago when I started...
09-16-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,352
Posted By jimjim58

I bought both, the bike was much less expensive...

I bought both, the bike was much less expensive but they're both fun and you can't beat the fitness gained while riding your bike.

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09-09-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4,470
Views: 702,126
Posted By jimjim58

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09-09-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4,470
Views: 702,126
Posted By jimjim58

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09-09-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,809
Posted By jimjim58

I live out in the country and love getting out...

I live out in the country and love getting out early and watching the sun rise as I ride.

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07-23-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,628
Posted By jimjim58

Yes I've installed updates nearly everyday, still...

Yes I've installed updates nearly everyday, still not fixed as of last nights ride.
07-23-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,628
Posted By jimjim58

I have an Wahoo Elment Roam. The problem I'm have...

I have an Wahoo Elment Roam. The problem I'm have is with Live Tracking, it works until I come to a stop and the Elment Roam pauses, when I resume my wife is unable to track me. If I never come to a...
06-26-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By jimjim58

Or better yet just don't take selfies. :lol: ...

Or better yet just don't take selfies. :lol:

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05-10-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 30,870
Posted By jimjim58

It suits me fine, I'm an old guy and only average...

It suits me fine, I'm an old guy and only average 19 mph on my road bike with 50/34 chain rings using mostly middle 3rd of 11/28 cassette. I don't think I'll run out of high gear on Checkpoint but...
05-07-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 30,870
Posted By jimjim58

Yes 46/30 chain rings and 11/34 cassette. Has the...

Yes 46/30 chain rings and 11/34 cassette. Has the new Shimano GRX groupset. So far so good, haven't had it on much gravel yet, its smooth and for the money I thought a pretty good buy. Mainly bought...
05-04-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 30,870
Posted By jimjim58

My new 2021 Checkpoint ALR 5, my first gravel...

My new 2021 Checkpoint ALR 5, my first gravel bike, loving it so far.

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04-28-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,636
Posted By jimjim58

I ride a 2018 Domane SL6 (on road) with rim...

I ride a 2018 Domane SL6 (on road) with rim brakes, added a set of Aeolus XXX carbon wheels and love it. Just ordered a 2021 Checkpoint ALR 5 to kick around on off the beaten path.
03-26-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 21,467
Posted By jimjim58

Just bought an Apple TV 4K, graphics are great,...

Just bought an Apple TV 4K, graphics are great, still trying to figure out running one of my sensors through the companion app, not working for some reason.
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08-13-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,375
Posted By jimjim58

Wow, old thread but I own a Technium 440 that I...

Wow, old thread but I own a Technium 440 that I bought new in 1986 so find it an interesting read. I had the same thing happen to my plastic cable stay, I glued it like you and it didn't hold so I...
08-13-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,030
Posted By jimjim58

A lot of good information in this thread. ...

A lot of good information in this thread.

Here's a photo of my Technium 440 that I purchased in 1986.

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04-24-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,036
Posted By jimjim58

Thanks to my Wahoo Kickr and Zwift I lost weight...

Thanks to my Wahoo Kickr and Zwift I lost weight this winter. Also eating healthy and cut back on the craft beer intake.
04-24-18, 01:25 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,057
Posted By jimjim58

I'm hooked on my Wahoo Kickr and Zwift. Started...

I'm hooked on my Wahoo Kickr and Zwift. Started Zwifting this winter, almost to level 17, it's a great workout and I'm tempted to continue throughout the summer along with outdoor riding.
04-24-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,057
Posted By jimjim58

I completed the TOW on Saturday, the Pretzel was...

I completed the TOW on Saturday, the Pretzel was tough for sure, my legs were screaming all day Saturday.
01-16-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,057
Posted By jimjim58

5 degrees F and ice covered roads this morning so...

5 degrees F and ice covered roads this morning so Zwifting around London sounded pretty good, finally getting back into it after hernia repair surgery about 5-1/2 weeks ago.
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01-04-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 17,855
Posted By jimjim58

I had bilateral inguinal hernia repair surgery on...

I had bilateral inguinal hernia repair surgery on 12-8-17, doctor said I could start mild aerobic exercises 2 weeks after surgery. When I asked about cycling on my smart trainer he said as long as...
11-14-17, 07:05 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 56,671
Posted By jimjim58

No problem, I bought mine 31 years ago for casual...

No problem, I bought mine 31 years ago for casual riding. Been hanging from the ceiling most of those years until July of this year when I started riding for fitness. Put 650 miles on it, got...
11-14-17, 06:27 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 56,671
Posted By jimjim58

Suntour shifters & derailleurs, hubs have an SR...

Suntour shifters & derailleurs, hubs have an SR on them.
11-13-17, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,008
Posted By jimjim58

I just bought (ordered on line for store pick up)...

I just bought (ordered on line for store pick up) from REI a Wahoo Kickr with 20% discount ($240 savings).
11-12-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,202
Posted By jimjim58

Thanks for heads up on REI sale, I just saved...

Thanks for heads up on REI sale, I just saved $240 on Wahoo Kickr.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,796
Posted By jimjim58

I'm happy with the Bontrager Velocis shoes with...

I'm happy with the Bontrager Velocis shoes with the BOA closure system, really comfortable. Pricey at $220, they better last a long time.
Forum: Touring
10-13-17, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,167
Posted By jimjim58

Excellent, thank you!

Excellent, thank you!
Forum: Touring
10-13-17, 07:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,167
Posted By jimjim58

I like the look of those but can't find a...

I like the look of those but can't find a retailer here in the USA.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-17, 11:11 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,525
Posted By jimjim58

Trek has aluminum framesets for $960 or buy the...

Trek has aluminum framesets for $960 or buy the complete Emonda ALR6 with Ultegra for $2,300.
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10-05-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 56,671
Posted By jimjim58

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-shndqNM/0/416d...

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10-02-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,047
Posted By jimjim58

I tried to get use to the saddle that came on my...

I tried to get use to the saddle that came on my Trek Domane SL6 and gave up after 150 miles, the pain was unbearable. Bought a Selle Anatomica X1 last week, rode 32 miles Saturday and 35 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-17, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 455,074
Posted By jimjim58

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10-01-17, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4,470
Views: 702,126
Posted By jimjim58

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10-01-17, 07:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,663
Posted By jimjim58

Wow riding with earbuds seems to be a touchy...

Wow riding with earbuds seems to be a touchy subject here. I ride motorcycles with earplugs and speakers in my helmet, wind noise is deafening and I can hear traffic better with earplugs. Wind noise...
09-28-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,781
Posted By jimjim58

Going in for a wellness checkup with my doctor on...

Going in for a wellness checkup with my doctor on Monday which will include blood work, I'll let you know what he says. I will continue to ride through Sunday.
09-24-17, 06:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,129
Posted By jimjim58

That was a good read, thank you.

That was a good read, thank you.
09-21-17, 12:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,614
Posted By jimjim58

Congrats on the new bike and sorry to hear about...

Congrats on the new bike and sorry to hear about the chain mishap. I just picked up my Domane SL6 yesterday and after reading this it's one of the first things I looked for to see if there was a...
09-21-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,129
Posted By jimjim58

Here's my new ride, quite an upgrade from the 31...

Here's my new ride, quite an upgrade from the 31 year old Raleigh. Only 20 miles so far, love the shifting but the seat is going to take some getting use to but that's to be expected I guess.
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09-20-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,129
Posted By jimjim58

Too late already bought, picking up my new Domane...

Too late already bought, picking up my new Domane SL6 today. When I first started this thread I was only 3 weeks into riding and didn't know if I'd ever be able or want to ride 40-50 mile road rides....
09-19-17, 01:31 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,890
Posted By jimjim58

My thoughts would be to have jumped in his car,...

My thoughts would be to have jumped in his car, locked the door and called the police.
09-15-17, 07:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,129
Posted By jimjim58

Well I did it, ordered a 2018 Trek Domane SL6...

Well I did it, ordered a 2018 Trek Domane SL6 Viper Red/Onyx Carbon with the new Ultegra 8000 group set. Should be in and ready to pickup at my LBS by mid next week, I'm EXCITED!

Oh and it's much...
09-15-17, 06:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,612
Posted By jimjim58

Should have hung on to my Schwinn Orange Krate...

Should have hung on to my Schwinn Orange Krate from the late 60's early 70's.
08-17-17, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,510
Posted By jimjim58

I've had numerous skin cancers removed, mostly...

I've had numerous skin cancers removed, mostly from scalp. The first one was the worst because I let it go and it was squamous cell. I now see my surgical dermatologist every 6 months to catch them...
08-17-17, 09:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,129
Posted By jimjim58

Quick update, after visiting four bike shops I'm...

Quick update, after visiting four bike shops I'm leaning toward a Trek Domane SL5 Disc or SL6 Disc, still need to test ride though. 2018's aren't in yet and supply of 2017's is very low or none at...
08-11-17, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,129
Posted By jimjim58

Thank you all for the comments and suggestions, I...

Thank you all for the comments and suggestions, I plan to hit some LBS up tomorrow.:thumb:
08-10-17, 08:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,129
Posted By jimjim58

Buying a New Bike, Where to Start?

I'm 59 years old and just started riding again 3 weeks ago. I'm riding a 31 year old Raleigh Technium 440 road bike and would like to buy something new. I don't really plan on any long distance road...
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By jimjim58

Raleigh Technium 440

Bought this bike new 31 years ago, just drug it out and started riding again for the exercise. Not really interested in selling it but might have to go bike shopping. :D

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Forum: Introductions
08-09-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By jimjim58

Newbie from Central Ohio

Hello All,

My name is Jim from Central Ohio and I'm in the 50+ club. I am an adventure and sport touring motorcyclist at heart but decided to drag my 31 year old Raleigh Technium 440 out of the...
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