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06-30-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 76,051
Posted By Noahma

86.21 Miles yesterday, and 71.65 today ...

86.21 Miles yesterday, and 71.65 today
Participated in BikeMS Colorado for the 3rd year. It was hot, humid, and absolutely no air movement on day 1. But it was very very fun :)
06-26-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,395
Posted By Noahma

your not helping the charity if you only pay the...

your not helping the charity if you only pay the 20.00 fee to ride, all your doing is paying the amount needed for them to recoup the costs associated with holding a ride event.

I don't think your...
06-23-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,395
Posted By Noahma

The registration fee goes to fund the ride, The...

The registration fee goes to fund the ride, The fundraising funds the charity. I do my local BikeMS each year. It really is not hard to reach the minimum, its a reasonable amount. And the minimum...
05-04-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,600
Posted By Noahma

Lol to Me, yes

Lol to Me, yes
05-04-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,600
Posted By Noahma

Wild turkeys are jerks!!! I get chased by a...

Wild turkeys are jerks!!! I get chased by a flock that lives on a river MUP by me, every year! They wander the subdivision frequently during hte summer chasing every little thing that moves like we...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By Noahma

From personal use, I really like my wheels. I...

From personal use, I really like my wheels. I had them built using the Velocity a23's with dt swiss 350 hubs. They roll great, and look nice on the bike. Not sure if they are better or equal to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Noahma

No issues here either. Ordered a full groupset...

No issues here either. Ordered a full groupset from Merlin, was slow getting through customs, but more an issue due to more recent issues here in the US, but shipping was prompt.
10-25-18, 10:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,716
Posted By Noahma

If your willing to wait a little bit, and get a...

If your willing to wait a little bit, and get a little higher end of a bike most manufactures let you "customize" a bike in a variety of colors that fits the paint design. Orbea offers the "My O"...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-18, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Noahma

I am not riding this particular BikeMS, but I do...

I am not riding this particular BikeMS, but I do ride the Colorado BikeMS. Figured I would thank you for riding! I am one of the many that Ride WITH MS. All of us with MS thank you, and the others...
10-14-18, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Noahma

I have one of the new edge explore models, works...

I have one of the new edge explore models, works great. If you dont need a power meter, it does the job, and its not all to expensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 08:00 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,680
Posted By Noahma

I have one of these in my back bottle cage on...

I have one of these in my back bottle cage on short rides, and in my center jersey pocket on longer rides.
...
09-10-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By Noahma

I absolutely Love my Koolstop tire jack! My...

I absolutely Love my Koolstop tire jack! My tires are a pain to get on and off to fix a flat, this made it much much easier.
...
08-23-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By Noahma

I have had my edge explore for a few weeks now....

I have had my edge explore for a few weeks now. Its a great computer with a great screen size. I have no need for a power meter or advanced ride stats. The screen is VERY responsive, and is buttery...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,132
Posted By Noahma

I had a similar issue a few years ago. I had 2...

I had a similar issue a few years ago. I had 2 flats within 10 feet of each other (damn goat heads) Fixed the problem lol I carry 3 spares, a patch kit, small frame pump, and a c02 inflator with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 12:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,364
Posted By Noahma

Its been pretty bad here in Colorado too. Blew...

Its been pretty bad here in Colorado too. Blew my nose after my ride yesterday evening, was not a pretty sight.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-18, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Noahma

Careful how you are filling it up. As your...

Careful how you are filling it up. As your pumping, you most likely are twisting your hand perpendicular to the wheel, that will cause the bends in the valve. I only have a frame pump for backup...
08-15-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Noahma

My wheels are "tubeless ready" But I run them...

My wheels are "tubeless ready" But I run them with tubes. The tires are very tight on the wheel as they should be, but occasionally the tire bead gets stuck a little lower in the wheel leaving a...
07-24-18, 09:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,155
Posted By Noahma

I usually try to stay away from greasy things...

I usually try to stay away from greasy things when riding, but Man a good chili cheese tater tots hit the spot sometimes, or a good burrito smothered in green chili.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By Noahma

I love my Orbea, good find.

I love my Orbea, good find.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,454
Posted By Noahma

I was going to say the same thing. ...

I was going to say the same thing.

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07-08-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Noahma

I am using Tifosi Veloce, They have an option for...

I am using Tifosi Veloce, They have an option for day / night w/ contrast with my prescription. You can change out the lenses as well. I got them through Sportrx.com. Fairly inexpensive , and...
07-05-18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By Noahma

Just a little hazy, and the occasional smell of...

Just a little hazy, and the occasional smell of burning wood in the boulder area, nothing much. Hope that rain that blew through the south helped a little tonight.
06-28-18, 10:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,502
Posted By Noahma

I go the full effort for the Colorado BikeMS...

I go the full effort for the Colorado BikeMS ride, Its the only charity ride I do each year, and for a simple reason. I was diagnosed with MS in 2008. My Neuro told me to find an exercise that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 53,179
Posted By Noahma

I had a custom set built. They are DT Swiss 350...

I had a custom set built. They are DT Swiss 350 hubs, with DT swiss spokes and Velocity A23 hoops. They are not the lightest wheels you can get, but they are certainly lighter than the stock...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 53,179
Posted By Noahma

Your not..... Post no. 308 😁 is my 2017 Avant...

Your not..... Post no. 308 😁 is my 2017 Avant love this bike. The wheel upgrade made it even better!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By Noahma

I agree, best bang for the buck.

I agree, best bang for the buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,346
Posted By Noahma

No problem. They were actually recommended to me...

No problem. They were actually recommended to me by Sportrx because the ones I was after did not have options for the prescription anymore. They were a great deal, I went with the transition...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,346
Posted By Noahma

Campag4life, yes, they do have an adjustable...

Campag4life, yes, they do have an adjustable nose. They are very comfortable to wear. I have not taken the lenses out just have kept the ones that I had ordered for them. I am near sighted with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,346
Posted By Noahma

I have a pair of Tifosi Veloce with the day/...

I have a pair of Tifosi Veloce with the day/ night transition lenses with contrast, and with my prescription. I forget I am wearing them most of the time
03-03-18, 12:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,274
Posted By Noahma

Last year I had quite a few rides in at least 2 a...

Last year I had quite a few rides in at least 2 a week in Feb, this year, its been snowy, windy, and snowy with some winds with a few warmer days.
I think from the forecast I will certainly be able...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-18, 12:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By Noahma

I vote Orca as well. I absolutely LOVE my Orbea,...

I vote Orca as well. I absolutely LOVE my Orbea, great bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-17, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By Noahma

as others have said toss it on Craigslist and it...

as others have said toss it on Craigslist and it will sell. Boulder being a college town, there is always a need by students for commuter bikes. I sold an older hybrid bike I all of 1 hour after...
11-02-17, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,964
Posted By Noahma

I am quickly reaching the end of what I consider...

I am quickly reaching the end of what I consider my riding season as well. Just no fun in the very cold and windy weather. Congratulation on reaching your goal, always a fun thing to hit.

I have...
10-26-17, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,179
Posted By Noahma

I had a Fuji Sportif not too long ago. It was a...

I had a Fuji Sportif not too long ago. It was a nice bike but I very quickly wanted something better. The Claris group set that came with it just did not do enough. I was always searching for a...
09-17-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,964
Posted By Noahma

I have a 2017 M40 Avant. Great bike! We have 2...

I have a 2017 M40 Avant. Great bike! We have 2 Orbea dealers near by but they are rare to see others with them. One of the shops said he sells quite a few of them, More Specialized and Trek around...
09-16-17, 11:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,964
Posted By Noahma

Its an avant ;p Very nice! Which...

Its an avant ;p



Very nice! Which Avant is that? I absolutely love mine!
09-02-17, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,808
Posted By Noahma

I have a pair of Tifosi Veloce being made for me...

I have a pair of Tifosi Veloce being made for me (prescription) with their Day &Night contrast lenses, we will see how they do. Should have them in about a week or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 53,179
Posted By Noahma

Wow, could not find an Orbea thread when I looked...

Wow, could not find an Orbea thread when I looked last.

Here is my Orbea Avant M40

I absolutely love this bike.

I think I am going to get some better wheels at the end of Dec. though,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-17, 10:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,842
Posted By Noahma

I saw a very large dark spot crawling across a...

I saw a very large dark spot crawling across a local MUP..... As I got closer it got even larger. I have a picture of it somewhere but this dang snapping turtle had a shell that was at least 2' in...
05-08-17, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,114
Posted By Noahma

during the summer here its prairie dogs. They are...

during the summer here its prairie dogs. They are annoying little creatures, at first they duck down to get low, then take off towards the closest hole.

Another time, one ran off jumped in a...
05-07-17, 10:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,134
Posted By Noahma

sorry to hear about your misfortune. I had a...

sorry to hear about your misfortune. I had a ride last year where I went through three tubes in about 15 min. Got two flats (of course goat heads) fixed them quickly, the rear a little too...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-17, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,589
Posted By Noahma

The Orbea Avant H30 comes with the 105 groupset....

The Orbea Avant H30 comes with the 105 groupset. Its an alum. frame.

I absolutely LOVE my Avant M40, I wouldn't think the H30 would be much different.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,997
Posted By Noahma

I have only ridden a few CF bikes, but I...

I have only ridden a few CF bikes, but I personally LOVE my Orbea Avant. Its in the lower range of their CF range, but it is a very nice bike to ride,.
03-26-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By Noahma

battery life has been minimal when I use it, I...

battery life has been minimal when I use it, I loose more playing music through my Bluetooth speaker. I have a couple battery packs I can bring if I feel I might need a top off.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-17, 09:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,433
Posted By Noahma

You could carry a battery pack and cable and...

You could carry a battery pack and cable and charge it mid ride if you have time to get it setup. I have a 5500ma battery pack I have on my longer rides when I have my camera mounted, worked like a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-17, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,978
Posted By Noahma

Sorry that one was in poor shape. you can get...

Sorry that one was in poor shape. you can get very close on a new bike for a few bucks more.

Fuji Sportif 2.0 Disc Road Bike - 2017 Performance Exclusive...
02-04-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,256
Posted By Noahma

as others I have forgotten to unclip and fell in...

as others I have forgotten to unclip and fell in a very busy intersection.

Riding a local MUP I was unfamiliar with, I was going under an underpass around a slight bend and did not realize that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,726
Posted By Noahma

I have a 2017 Orbea Avant M40, not the top of the...

I have a 2017 Orbea Avant M40, not the top of the line avant, but a good mid range bike. I have only been able to put a couple dozen miles on it due to weather (bought it at Christmas) It is a nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-17, 12:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,795
Posted By Noahma

I just purchased an Orbea Avant M40, The Avant...

I just purchased an Orbea Avant M40, The Avant M30 has the 105 groupset. It is a very nice bike to ride. It would be within your price range as well. The only issues would be to find an Orbea...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-17, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2,079
Views: 402,423
Posted By Noahma

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