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Forum: Northeast
08-08-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

https://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/handavatar.gif ...

https://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/handavatar.gif

Almost got hit by a white Lexus crossing Linden heading south.

You can't miss it, it had a bumper sticker that said "watch for motorcycles" on the...
Forum: Northeast
07-23-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

I've been doing 40 miles rides starting at 6:00am...

I've been doing 40 miles rides starting at 6:00am and back by 9:00am.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By GlennR

P Zero Road tube. So if I don't "race" is...

P Zero Road tube.

So if I don't "race" is there any advantage to use the race tires over the road version?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By GlennR

Another thinking is the Zero comes in a 26mm. I...

Another thinking is the Zero comes in a 26mm. I have a 1st gen Trek Emonda SLR and a 28mm will not fit the front. So the p Zero might be very slightly wider than the GP5000 and will fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By GlennR

P Zero vs GP5000

Been riding GP4000IIs for years but since they have been discontinued, do I just go with GP5000 or are the P Zero a better option?

BTW, i've had good luck with few flats with the GP4000IIs. I've...
Forum: Northeast
07-13-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

Been riding.. 1800 miles so far. just busy with...

Been riding.. 1800 miles so far. just busy with other things and no time for posting.

Be well, stay safe.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 130,622
Posted By GlennR

Still got the same old Emonda... 32,000+ miles. ...

Still got the same old Emonda... 32,000+ miles.
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/preserve2.jpg
05-01-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,645
Posted By GlennR

Sram eTap, so no shifter cables. Brake...

Sram eTap, so no shifter cables.

Brake cables have over 32,000 miles on them and work like new.
04-24-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,062
Posted By GlennR

25mm

25mm
04-23-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,835
Posted By GlennR

Make sure you get them to give you something in...

Make sure you get them to give you something in writing that they will fix it over the winter.
Forum: Northeast
04-23-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

Did you mark it or was it someone else? A...

Did you mark it or was it someone else?

A few years ago I marked some roots pushing up on the Bethpage path after almost losing it when I didn't see the bumps.
04-20-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,417
Posted By GlennR

Sidewalks are for walkers and children on...

Sidewalks are for walkers and children on bicycles.

Adults belong on the road.
04-19-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,345
Posted By GlennR

Years ago i pulled onto the shoulder for an...

Years ago i pulled onto the shoulder for an ambulance to pass and once past me I moved back onto the edge of the lane.

Almost got hit by the second one right behind that didn't have the siren on....
04-09-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,485
Posted By GlennR

Maybe Larry doesn't carry a wallet in the hopes...

Maybe Larry doesn't carry a wallet in the hopes that the person behind him in line will pay for his stuff.
Forum: Northeast
04-09-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

A few years ago I was on a group ride and we were...

A few years ago I was on a group ride and we were stopped at a red light crossing Rt.107 in Muttontown. A car topped into 3 riders in the back, one needing medical attention.

Just the other day I...
04-06-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,136
Posted By GlennR

This one is a extra large. ...

This one is a extra large.
https://dogexpress.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/9-Huge-Dogs-That-You-Wont-Believe-Are-Real-660x330.jpg
04-06-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,136
Posted By GlennR

Sorry, wrote it on my cell phone and between the...

Sorry, wrote it on my cell phone and between the small keyboard and auto-correct it came out like a train wreck. I should of proofed it before clicking submit.

But it seems I got my point across....
04-04-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,136
Posted By GlennR

Dog chasing cyclists

I don't get it.

Most dogs are ambivalent when a cyclist passes but a small number go insane and almost strangle themselves try to get to the cyclist as they pass. It seems mostly medium and small...
03-15-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,884
Posted By GlennR

My LBS said that customers can order bikes online...

My LBS said that customers can order bikes online that they can't get. He said that Specialized, Cannondale and Trek will force him to stop trying to sell bike and only sell accessories and service....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By GlennR

My son, at 16, started racing on a Specialized...

My son, at 16, started racing on a Specialized Allez, I think he paid $800 for it in 2005, and by 17 he was wining local races. He worked at a bike shop and upgraded to a Cervelo P2.

He regularly...
03-04-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,369
Posted By GlennR

Summer ...

Summer
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/brickwell2.jpg

Winter
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/birthday_ride.jpg
02-16-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,027
Posted By GlennR

Do you put a protective cover on your car?

Do you put a protective cover on your car?
02-16-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,549
Posted By GlennR

I think you should ride at night. Problem...

I think you should ride at night.

Problem solved ;)
Forum: Northeast
02-11-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

56*F... almost Spring. Did some maint since...

56*F... almost Spring.

Did some maint since the bike was FILTHY. Remove the chain and cassette and ran then through the parts washer... came out like new.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,250
Posted By GlennR

Safe to assume you rent?

Safe to assume you rent?
02-08-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,852
Posted By GlennR

An investment in your health. I have a Trek...

An investment in your health.

I have a Trek Emonda SLR 6.48kg and a Cannondale SuperX 9.29kg and can tell you the Emonda climbs much faster.

If you can afford it.. .buy it. A second bike is...
02-08-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 858
Posted By GlennR

Last Saturday... 27*F and 18mph wind. And Sunday...

Last Saturday... 27*F and 18mph wind. And Sunday was about the same.

https://i.imgur.com/89RfVgK.jpg

HTFU
02-08-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,312
Posted By GlennR

I bet there's a good number that have saddles...

I bet there's a good number that have saddles over $300.
Forum: Northeast
02-05-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

Honestly with all the layers i'm wearing it would...

Honestly with all the layers i'm wearing it would have to be a monsoon for me to feel wet.

$20 and you don't have to be in a bicycle for it to keep you dry....
Forum: Northeast
02-05-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

Its gotta be a B!TCH in the wind.

Its gotta be a B!TCH in the wind.
Forum: Northeast
02-05-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

Brrrrrrrr 27* and 30 miles with a strong...

Brrrrrrrr

27* and 30 miles with a strong wind out of the North.

It was cold but i needed to try out my new lobster gloves. Better than the 5 finger but not as warm as I hoped.
01-20-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,331
Posted By GlennR

Here's a tip... keep your mouth closed and your...

Here's a tip... keep your mouth closed and your jersey zipped up.
01-17-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,999
Posted By GlennR

Do you wave at them? ...

Do you wave at them?
https://qph.fs.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-0311b2ae2f8220ce249423d60208a269.webp
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,641
Posted By GlennR

The Garmin has elapsed time and moving time. The...

The Garmin has elapsed time and moving time. The difference is the time you weren't moving ;)
01-15-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By GlennR

^^^^^^^^ THIS My rims have white rim tape....

^^^^^^^^
THIS

My rims have white rim tape. I make sure that the tube it not pinched under the bead on both sides before inflating.
01-11-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,628
Posted By GlennR

Never after 40,000 miles in the past 11 years.

Never after 40,000 miles in the past 11 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,641
Posted By GlennR

All my Garmin/Strava stats are private, so it...

All my Garmin/Strava stats are private, so it only matters to me what i'm recording.
Forum: Northeast
01-10-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

21 miles, 29* and some ice so I rode pretty...

21 miles, 29* and some ice so I rode pretty carefully.
01-08-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,618
Posted By GlennR

I didn't need to waste 5 minutes of my life.

I didn't need to waste 5 minutes of my life.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,725
Posted By GlennR

One of my bikes is a 1x, so I only have a Big...

One of my bikes is a 1x, so I only have a Big Ring.

https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/bigrings.jpg
01-08-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,618
Posted By GlennR

They don't stretch... they wear.

They don't stretch... they wear.
01-08-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,128
Posted By GlennR

That can be said for anyone coming into a bike...

That can be said for anyone coming into a bike shop and try to sell them another bike... doesn't have to be a Trek for a Trek.

But that's assuming you think the person has a 5 year old $10,000+...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,788
Posted By GlennR

Before I purchased my Impreza, I rode to the...

Before I purchased my Impreza, I rode to the dealership and made sure the bike fit inside.

Given that the OP already owns the car and the bike doesn't fit inside, i'd opt for a roof rack over a...
Forum: Northeast
01-08-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

I'm gonna switch my wheels from road tires to...

I'm gonna switch my wheels from road tires to 35mm knobby and head to Bethpage. Too much ice on the roads so it looks like i'll be off road today.
01-08-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,128
Posted By GlennR

That's why I ordered it with that paint and...

That's why I ordered it with that paint and minimal logos. My last Madone was a rolling billboard and attracted too much unwanted attention.

Still, it was easily recognizable that it had Sram Red...
01-06-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,128
Posted By GlennR

I rode into a new Trek stock 2 years ago.After...

I rode into a new Trek stock 2 years ago.After talking to one of the salespersons they suggested I look at an Emonda. I then pointed out my bike IS an Emonda SLR.

I guess they didn't recognize it...
01-06-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 814
Posted By GlennR

Just get fenders. I have a set of SKS fenders....

Just get fenders. I have a set of SKS fenders. They attach with straps so no bungs are needed. They only take a few seconds to put on and remove.

https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/fenders.jpg
01-05-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,294
Posted By GlennR

I'm 66 at the end of the month and regularly ride...

I'm 66 at the end of the month and regularly ride with 15mph wind. I've ridden in 30+mph gusts at times.
Forum: Northeast
01-04-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 271,667
Posted By GlennR

29*F today... burrrrrr

29*F today... burrrrrr
01-03-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,729
Posted By GlennR

https://coresites-cdn-adm.imgix.net/twc/wp-content...

https://coresites-cdn-adm.imgix.net/twc/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/dad-meme.jpg?fit=crop&w=510&h=285
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