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11-12-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By NYMXer

Maybe start with a good component cleaning and...

Maybe start with a good component cleaning and light oil lube, making sure that it is cold weather rated. You can lube the cable with TriFlo but if you suspect internal fraying, just replace them....
Forum: Fatbikes
08-03-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,750
Posted By NYMXer

The fat bike tire width will not clear the fork...

The fat bike tire width will not clear the fork or chain stay of a regular width designed bike. I have a fat bike and enjoy riding all year long because I have it. They roll great on the snowmobile...
07-20-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,707
Posted By NYMXer

If I recall correctly, once sugar is depleted for...

If I recall correctly, once sugar is depleted for fuel, the body starts to burn fat and will continue to do so until carbs/sugars are once again introduced into the system. While sugar provides quick...
12-02-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By NYMXer

Sorry to hear about your sciatic pain, did you...

Sorry to hear about your sciatic pain, did you know there is a "tennis ball pinch point" that is supposed to be effective. A person I know suffers from this and uses an inversion table for relief. ...
12-01-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By NYMXer

Today's Zwift ride,...

Today's Zwift ride, https://www.strava.com/activities/1994569804
11-28-18, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By NYMXer

Thanks, that was pretty much a full effort ride...

Thanks, that was pretty much a full effort ride but since I am still on the free trial program, an ad stopped me dead on Box Hill, until I clicked the screen, which meant I had to unclip from the...
11-25-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By NYMXer

I rode London today, my first full ride. I was...

I rode London today, my first full ride. I was really impressed with how the stats compared with my real outdoor rides. Great job by Zwift, I am now an official believer! ...
11-25-18, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By NYMXer

Too wet here so I'm going to ride Zwift again...

Too wet here so I'm going to ride Zwift again today. Thanks datlas for that link and info, I have a lot to learn. I'll look for you eja, heal that ankle first.
11-24-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By NYMXer

Zwift training

I bought a Wahoo KickR and just did my first ride. I must say, the feel was very realistic and definitely a worthwhile experience and workout.

I was in the group that thought this was more of a...
11-20-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,616
Posted By NYMXer

Wow CFB, I had no idea and never had a bad...

Wow CFB, I had no idea and never had a bad reaction to taking quinine. Good info, thanks for posting the info
11-20-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,616
Posted By NYMXer

I have friends that swear by pickle juice, but...

I have friends that swear by pickle juice, but for me, quinine water or tablets does the trick very quickly. Luckily, I do not cramp often, usually on hot days. I also found that staying hydrated...
11-04-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25,526
Views: 2,524,986
Posted By NYMXer

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/637x504/bridge_to_bridge_ride_9728be7f88ac5c61f94deed8a89b3e7f14ab9c6c.png
https://www.strava.com/activities/1946017053
11-04-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,652
Posted By NYMXer

It won't sell out in a few hours, but it does...

It won't sell out in a few hours, but it does sell out every year so don't wait too long.
11-04-18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By NYMXer

It would help if we knew what region you lived...

It would help if we knew what region you lived in, Northeast, Southwest, etc since winter weather can really cut into available riding time.
I live in the Northeast, Catskill Mountains where winter...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,531
Posted By NYMXer

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bikes_in_the_garage_c7952deda06693586b659780dff37a0df44cc727.jpeg
9 Bikes on the wall, took about an hour to do using J hooks from HD...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By NYMXer

You can find several used flat bar or hybrid...

You can find several used flat bar or hybrid bikes on CL in your price range. Look patiently until the right one comes along. Facebook also has a "Market Place" for items too.
10-21-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25,526
Views: 2,524,986
Posted By NYMXer

Yesterday's gravel ride on a mtb... lots of...

Yesterday's gravel ride on a mtb... lots of climbs

https://www.strava.com/activities/1917022882
10-21-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,442
Posted By NYMXer

When sharing the roads with cars, trucks and...

When sharing the roads with cars, trucks and pedestrians, you really need to keep your wits about you. Glad nothing other than a change of shorts was needed that day....
Forum: Northeast
10-16-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,994
Posted By NYMXer

A google search dug up this old post, but I...

A google search dug up this old post, but I thought I would bring it back and comment that I live in this area and would love to share in a ride with some of the members here that are visiting and...
09-03-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By NYMXer

3 day weekend = 3 rides

A little over 100 miles, easy pace w friends

https://www.strava.com/activities/1812634282

https://www.strava.com/activities/1814933902

https://www.strava.com/activities/1816972530
08-14-18, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By NYMXer

If you get the SPD's, you will find that walking...

If you get the SPD's, you will find that walking around in the shoes much easier. Also, the shoes have cleats built into the bottoms to make them less slippery when walking.
As bogydave suggested,...
08-11-18, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,382
Posted By NYMXer

My Cannondale SuperSix Hi-Mod EVO came with...

My Cannondale SuperSix Hi-Mod EVO came with Shimano RS10 wheelset. I got tired of the monthly wheel truing so I bought some new Easton SL90's off of a CL ad. Now, fast forward 3000 miles, and the...
08-02-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,678
Posted By NYMXer

The Cannondale Quick CX is a great bike and good...

The Cannondale Quick CX is a great bike and good value with ample gearing and hydraulic brakes at around a $1000 price tag. It also has lots of options to build it to be very versatile.
08-02-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,865
Posted By NYMXer

Thank you for that information Rflee, it was an...

Thank you for that information Rflee, it was an option I was considering too. I think I would have to add a few links to the chain if I just did the rear cassette swap, but it might be enough. Then...
08-02-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,865
Posted By NYMXer

Thanks to everyone for their input. i did...

Thanks to everyone for their input.
i did almost 13 real hilly gravel roads at Minniwaska State Park w about 1200ft elevation climbing.
The bike did better than I expected, was incredibly stable...
07-25-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,865
Posted By NYMXer

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/raleigh_tamland_1_25f4885d756a3d5eb0d5d8de6ee612b3b0f50cfd.jpg

Raleigh Tamland 1
So....finally I bought a grave; bike from Nashbar. I...
07-01-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,865
Posted By NYMXer

I think cycling in the Catskill Mountains of New...

I think cycling in the Catskill Mountains of New York is steeper than most people realize. I could be wrong, but I would think gravel trails/passages need lower gearing than a road bike
06-04-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By NYMXer

Your weight,speed, tire size and terrain will...

Your weight,speed, tire size and terrain will dictate tire pressure needed to prevent pinch flats yet maintain traction.
I weigh 20 pounds more than you, ride at a B+/A level on rough single track...
06-01-18, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,865
Posted By NYMXer

Still pretty open minded but thinking 700x42 max,...

Still pretty open minded but thinking 700x42 max, preferably 38's. Bike will be ridden on real gravel roads, occasional clean mtb trails, like old Jeep trails
06-01-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,865
Posted By NYMXer

I like it except for the cable disc brakes. Seems...

I like it except for the cable disc brakes. Seems like maybe I'll just have to accept that is what you get for under $2,000. Thanks
05-30-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,865
Posted By NYMXer

Need new gravel bike suggestions

I'm sure several have asked for new gravel bike suggestions, but new models and deals are constantly changing so... I'm asking again.
Needs include lots climbing, real gravel roads, maybe easy...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,691
Posted By NYMXer

After breaking a few stock chains on my Mtb's, I...

After breaking a few stock chains on my Mtb's, I upgraded (?) to the gold series chains offered on Amazon. I have had such good luck with them that I decided to use them on my road bike and after...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,630
Posted By NYMXer

This was my reaction to riding fasted too but...

This was my reaction to riding fasted too but eventually I learned to curb my voracious appetite after a spirited ride and still lose some weight without suffering during a ride.
04-15-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By NYMXer

There are lots of mtb riders on this site. I am...

There are lots of mtb riders on this site. I am lucky enough to ride both road and mtb while living in the Catskills of NY, so I have access to many Mtb Parks, trails and quite roads. What I also...
03-05-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By NYMXer

I broke my clavicle in '08 and because it was an...

I broke my clavicle in '08 and because it was an "over/under" break, my Dr said it would never heal properly without the internal fixation of a plate. I had the surgery and never regretted it since....
03-05-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By NYMXer

My mother in law had gout. I told her to add...

My mother in law had gout. I told her to add unfiltered apple cider vinegar to her drinking water. Sip, don't guzzle, all day... as much as you can. Relief should be realized within a few days but...
01-13-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By NYMXer

It's really as simple as air in your brake lines....

It's really as simple as air in your brake lines. Bleed and refill as needed, really that simple.
01-13-18, 12:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,895
Posted By NYMXer

I enjoy beet salad with apple cider vinegar. The...

I enjoy beet salad with apple cider vinegar. The cardiovascular benefits (like BP) are very profound. The ACV just aids in the beneficial factors, muscle recovery and better than any Viagra a doctor...
01-07-18, 11:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,914
Posted By NYMXer

Road bike, CO2 cartridge and spare tube. Mtb,...

Road bike, CO2 cartridge and spare tube.
Mtb, small pump with patch kit and spare tube
01-07-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,954
Posted By NYMXer

I think that you might mean "Anti Seize", and it...

I think that you might mean "Anti Seize", and it is a lubrication paste that is designed to stop corrosion between dissimilar metals. Apply just enough to coat the threads, there isn't a benefit for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,236
Posted By NYMXer

I love how Strava compiles an end of the year...

I love how Strava compiles an end of the year video. My Strava preliminary report shows 3,290 miles of road and Mtb riding, with 262 hours logged and close to 200,000 ft of climbing.
That's a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,913
Posted By NYMXer

I have a Cannondale SuperSix Evo w/ the high...

I have a Cannondale SuperSix Evo w/ the high modulas frame. It is a great bike and I have about 5,000 miles on it without any problems other than an occasion sticky brake.
I once borrowed a TCR to...
12-30-17, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,929
Posted By NYMXer

Easy, add unfiltered apple cider vinegar to a...

Easy, add unfiltered apple cider vinegar to a glass of water 4 times a day (a half hour before each meal and bedtime) and your gout will be gone within a few days. Cherry juice is almost as...
Forum: Introductions
12-29-17, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By NYMXer

Welcome to BF. Stop by your local bike shop and...

Welcome to BF. Stop by your local bike shop and ask them where the trails are. Ask if there are any clubs in your area, etc.
Good luck
Forum: Fatbikes
12-25-17, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,337
Posted By NYMXer

If it is fresh snow, with no tracks, 4" is about...

If it is fresh snow, with no tracks, 4" is about my max. You are making tracks through 4" of snow and that is a lot of resistance to pedal against.
I run 4-5 pounds because I have tubes, but some...
12-25-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By NYMXer

Yup, and works well from it's perch too. 850...

Yup, and works well from it's perch too. 850 lumens really light up the road/trail ahead of me.
Forum: Introductions
12-25-17, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By NYMXer

I live in SullCo, near Rock Hill

I live in SullCo, near Rock Hill
10-14-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By NYMXer

Buy a quality but used mountain bike off...

Buy a quality but used mountain bike off Craigslist or your local bike shop. Ride several before you buy anything...
09-24-17, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25,526
Views: 2,524,986
Posted By NYMXer

60 Miles w/ almost 3000ft of elevation at 15.7...

60 Miles w/ almost 3000ft of elevation at 15.7 mph.

https://www.strava.com/activities/1199705516

36 miles yesterday at over 18 mph
09-23-17, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,515
Posted By NYMXer

I use 2 lights for night Mtb rides. One on my...

I use 2 lights for night Mtb rides. One on my helmet (using the factory velco & zip ties) and the other mounted on my bars.
The helmet light shines where I look and the bar light shines where I...
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