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Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,486
Posted By slowgo

Iíll be the first to admit I am overweight and...

Iíll be the first to admit I am overweight and out of riding shape. I just moved up to the Memphis area from SW Florida, where the only hill I had to climb was the overpass. Now that Iím up here I...
Forum: Southeast
01-04-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 57,490
Posted By slowgo

Just moved to Germantown from SW Florida and am...

Just moved to Germantown from SW Florida and am about 100 yards from a trailhead for the Germantown Greenway. Looking forward to exploring the Shelby Farms Greenline.
06-12-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,255
Posted By slowgo

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By slowgo

Saturday-heavy rain early so riding buddy and I...

Saturday-heavy rain early so riding buddy and I called it off. Did 90 minutes on the Peloton instead. Monday did my normal weekday 25 miles up around the college and back.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 269,403
Posted By slowgo

Umm, thanks?

Umm, thanks?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By slowgo

Able to do two rides in my hometown of...

Able to do two rides in my hometown of Gainesville, Florida over the weekend. Did a hilly 23 miler on Saturday with some beautiful tree hammock roads and 25 miles on Sunday down the Hawthorne Trail...
05-27-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,314
Posted By slowgo

I installed the wireless unit on my bike and I...

I installed the wireless unit on my bike and I would say the unit works fine, but the UX for the app isnít great. That being said, the app is only used to set things up and youíll rarely ever see the...
05-26-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,011
Posted By slowgo

Yes, legit. I bought some Sidi shoes and shimano...

Yes, legit. I bought some Sidi shoes and shimano pedals from them recently. Did take about 10-14 days to arrive, but all good.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By slowgo

Ended up doing two rides over the weekend with...

Ended up doing two rides over the weekend with about 3300 total feet of climbing over about 50 miles. Quite a bit of climbing for a Florida boy whoís used to flat steady rides. A nice change for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By slowgo

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Rode up in North Carolina today for the first...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,255
Posted By slowgo

As I was shopping for new bikes and set a budget...

As I was shopping for new bikes and set a budget that wouldnít get everything I wanted to upgrade to (Di2, hydraulic discs, full carbon wheels) I started thinking about what upgrades would really...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20,415
Views: 4,714,593
Posted By slowgo

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KASK Mojito X helmet. Love it so far (one 50 mile...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 298,005
Posted By slowgo

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Just built up this Cinelli Vigorelli Road. Found...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By slowgo

Heading up to the Asheville NC area. Will be...

Heading up to the Asheville NC area. Will be doing some road and mountain rides. Preparing to get a lesson as to how out of shape I am due to only riding on the flat roads down here in SW Florida.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,365
Posted By slowgo

I miss Flatwoods. Used to live 3 miles from...

I miss Flatwoods. Used to live 3 miles from there. Also miss the Suncoast Trail.

As for this weekend. 46 miles on Saturday, 33 on Sunday. Average 18 mph or so. All southwest Florida flat.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By slowgo

I agree with the above comments. I have a 105...

I agree with the above comments. I have a 105 7000 bike and an Ultegra Di2 8050 bike and the 7000 is flawless. The Di2 is great, quick, precise, love the Garmin integration, etc, but I wouldnít swap...
05-06-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By slowgo

I like them and have my eye on the black...

I like them and have my eye on the black ones...wondering about pricing though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 27,153
Views: 17,668,269
Posted By slowgo

From a classic steel Lemond to some modern...

From a classic steel Lemond to some modern steel-just built up this Cinelli Vigorelli Road. Had stock wheels, stem and bars from another recently acquired bike and ordered a 105 group and Jagwire...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 269,403
Posted By slowgo

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Gave the steerer tube a haircut...thatís all I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 269,403
Posted By slowgo

still dialing the fit in. Will be losing some...

still dialing the fit in. Will be losing some spacers for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,743
Posted By slowgo

Love my R3. Put almost 500 miles on it last...

Love my R3. Put almost 500 miles on it last month. Can’t complain. Love it. F Hambini. Click baiter, IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,771
Posted By slowgo

I have ridden about a mile on it. Feels good so...

I have ridden about a mile on it. Feels good so far. Iíll let you know after Saturday​​​​​​Ďs 50 mile plus ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20,415
Views: 4,714,593
Posted By slowgo

Sidi Ergo 5 Giro DíItalia ...

Sidi Ergo 5 Giro DíItalia

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 269,403
Posted By slowgo

Cinelli Vigorelli Road ...

Cinelli Vigorelli Road

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,771
Posted By slowgo

NBD-Cinelli Vigorelli Road

Just built up a Cinelli Vigorelli Road as a backup bike. Columbus Thron steel frame and a Columbus carbon fork. Built it up with a 105 R7000 groupset, and the Novatec wheels, stem and bars from my...
04-30-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,804
Posted By slowgo

Got my Cinelli Vigorelli Road built up. Only have...

Got my Cinelli Vigorelli Road built up. Only have about a mile on it so far, but feels great. Be riding on a long ride Saturday. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20,415
Views: 4,714,593
Posted By slowgo

Man, that is one beautiful bike. Having searched...

Man, that is one beautiful bike. Having searched ďItalian steel bikesĒ on YouTube, Iíve seen a few of their videos. Outstanding looking machines. Enjoy!
04-26-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,804
Posted By slowgo

Iíll figured it couldnít hurt so got some and...

Iíll figured it couldnít hurt so got some and sprayed it. Waiting on the crankset and FD that will be here mid next week to finish it up.
04-26-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,804
Posted By slowgo

Is it still necessary to treat modern steel...

Is it still necessary to treat modern steel frames, like the Cinelli Vigorelli I am building up, with frame saver for corrosion resistance?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10,389
Views: 3,110,297
Posted By slowgo

My late dadís CAAD 5 9/11. Man, oh, man do I wish...

My late dadís CAAD 5 9/11. Man, oh, man do I wish we rode the same size bike. He was my inspiration to ride and Iíd love to be able to ride his bikes. Just sitting at my momís.

...
04-24-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,804
Posted By slowgo

Got my Cinelli on the stand...waiting on the...

Got my Cinelli on the stand...waiting on the crankset and FD to come in next week.

...
04-22-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,804
Posted By slowgo

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I just bought my first steel frame, a Cinelli...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,348
Posted By slowgo

I have to remove my size sticker! (and order a...

I have to remove my size sticker! (and order a Varia). Iím loving this bike. Did 56 miles yesterday at an 18mph pace. Consistently faster than what I could achieve on my Tarmac.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,895
Posted By slowgo

I originally bought the Ultra Light Action...

I originally bought the Ultra Light Action because Iíve always adjusted my shimano pedals to the lowest possible tension. I tend to internally rotate my left foot when Iím riding and I came out of...
04-15-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,212
Posted By slowgo

I’m looking for a steel frame to build up as a...

I’m looking for a steel frame to build up as a second bike w leftover parts (and maybe some new 105 parts) and am liking the Vigorelli Road frame in the purple finish. Not a whole lot out there as...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20,415
Views: 4,714,593
Posted By slowgo

These. ...

These.

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04-13-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By slowgo

Upgrade from Garmin 520?

Iíve got a Garmin 520 that still works well, no real issues, except I would like a little larger screen and a touchscreen would be nice. A little more battery life for that occasional long day would...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 449,983
Posted By slowgo

Best I can do since the beaches all...

Best I can do since the beaches all closed...Enjoying the sunset out on the lanai and watching the 2012 Masters...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,317
Posted By slowgo

Just a whole lot slower...but I do love this bike.

Just a whole lot slower...but I do love this bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,317
Posted By slowgo

stuck with the length and width that came on this...

stuck with the length and width that came on this bike. Just feels better. I spent a lot of time on the tops of my last bike. 1cm shorter stem and Iím on the hoods.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,317
Posted By slowgo

As promised the black decals...also swapped the...

As promised the black decals...also swapped the stock alloy stem and bars for the Cervelo carbon stem and carbon aero bars.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 269,403
Posted By slowgo

Decals swapped. Also swapped the stock alloy bars...

Decals swapped. Also swapped the stock alloy bars and stem for the Cervelo carbon stem and aero bars. Once I lose 30 lbs I may drop the stem, but canít stay down that low right now.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,729
Posted By slowgo

I am planning on doing this exact thing myself,...

I am planning on doing this exact thing myself, swapping my aluminum bar and stem for the Cervelo carbon bar and stem and am a little concerned about the internal wiring routing. Makes me hesitant to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20,415
Views: 4,714,593
Posted By slowgo

I ordered from Competitive Cyclist after looking...

I ordered from Competitive Cyclist after looking for deals. None really to be had, the unit was $75 and the wire $19.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20,415
Views: 4,714,593
Posted By slowgo

Just ordered a Di2 wireless unit and the 150mm...

Just ordered a Di2 wireless unit and the 150mm cable. Looking forward to that integration with my Edge 520.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By slowgo

Rode the last three days. Friday-did a 24 mile...

Rode the last three days.
Friday-did a 24 mile loop at dawn. Wasnít really feeling it. Felt fatigued. Tough ride. Got home, left the bike on the porch and went through the garage. Came out the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,508
Posted By slowgo

Doing a total hip in a symptomatic 51 year old is...

Doing a total hip in a symptomatic 51 year old is routine. The implants do not have a defined lifetime, in the vast majority of patients (well over 90%) the primary implant goes with them into the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,508
Posted By slowgo

Iíve been in orthopedics for 28 years-as a medic...

Iíve been in orthopedics for 28 years-as a medic in the Air Force and in the industry side and I would tell you to have the surgery once your pain and lack of motion affect things that are important...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,317
Posted By slowgo

I know, but iI do have my wife to answer to as...

I know, but iI do have my wife to answer to as well...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,317
Posted By slowgo

He said that spending the extra $2k to get SRAM...

He said that spending the extra $2k to get SRAM Red, Discs and the R5 frame wasnít worth it because I wouldnít really appreciate the benefits as a guy who rides 17mph on the flats in south Florida....
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