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07-02-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 112,717
Posted By faulker479

I looked on Shapeways but did not see a Varia...

I looked on Shapeways but did not see a Varia mount for a Pinarello GAN seat post. Have you considered making one? Or do you know if the shape of the seat post is similar to another one you have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By faulker479

The sensor bundle with the 530 does come with the...

The sensor bundle with the 530 does come with the new Garmin ANT+ and Bluetooth sensors. If you already have sensors that work, you don't need to buy new ones. But when those do go out, at least...
06-05-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,621
Posted By faulker479

This one gets it! :D But I guess if it has...

This one gets it! :D

But I guess if it has to be explained, then it's not really that funny.
https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1174728-health-hazards-chain-lube.html
06-04-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,621
Posted By faulker479

Was in my local lbs today and asked for a popular...

Was in my local lbs today and asked for a popular brand of bike lock lube that I had been using. Was told they no longer carried it because of health hazard, It gets into your blood through your skin...
05-31-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,897
Posted By faulker479

He said "I can alleviate this problem by simply...

He said "I can alleviate this problem by simply shifting a few gears on the bike before putting it away" It may be that a shift button is inadvertently being pushed when he flips it back over, but...
05-30-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,897
Posted By faulker479

Others that have had this problem fixed it by...

Others that have had this problem fixed it by loosening the derailleur limits screws. The rear derailleur may be trying to shift further than the High Limit screw is allowing. Try unscrewing it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,181
Posted By faulker479

What exactly did they file? the Pedals(I hope...

What exactly did they file? the Pedals(I hope not) or the Cleats(still not wild about this one). I think someone mentioned that the cleats could be too recessed. If that is the case, you could try...
Forum: Texas
03-15-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,311
Posted By faulker479

I did this ride two years ago. Not sure if the...

I did this ride two years ago. Not sure if the route has changed much or any at all. I remember it being an OK route. I was excited about climbing FH Bridge for the first time, but didn't like...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,593
Posted By faulker479

I have been riding for 4.5 years but only started...

I have been riding for 4.5 years but only started "seriously" training with a PM 1.5 years ago. I am 5'11", 250 lbs, 39 YO male and my FTP(per a 20 minute test) is 260. What doe that mean to you or...
02-02-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By faulker479

If it's the original Dash and you are not...

If it's the original Dash and you are not planning on using it for training with power(i.e. just want it for speed, cadence, HR, etc) .Sell it.

Training wise, I think it's a pretty good unit. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,966
Posted By faulker479

The shop i got my Synapse from drilled my...

The shop i got my Synapse from drilled my Aluminum bars to make it internal routing. That was Mid April this year and I have had no problems with it. When i decide to replace these bars with Carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By faulker479

I guess I don't understand this. I put air in my...

I guess I don't understand this. I put air in my tires before every ride and thought everybody did.
08-21-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,126
Posted By faulker479

The same thing happens to me when i am on the...

The same thing happens to me when i am on the trainer.
08-21-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By faulker479

I am never out of shape.......Round is a shape.

I am never out of shape.......Round is a shape.
07-13-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,882
Posted By faulker479

I live in Houston. It's hot and humid here. You...

I live in Houston. It's hot and humid here. You do get acclimated eventually to the heat. It seems like right after the BP MS150, at the end of April, that July/August style heat arrived. That...
07-09-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,331
Posted By faulker479

With a full suspension MTB, i can see there being...

With a full suspension MTB, i can see there being some extra tension/drag when not shifting, but since I've never been on a road/gravel bike or hard tail MTB with a clutch, I would have to ride it to...
07-05-18, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By faulker479

I made the mistake of getting mine a jersey from...

I made the mistake of getting mine a jersey from Price Point. Not only was it too big for her, but she hated the god awful pink color that it was.

I have given her advice on things and she...
06-28-18, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By faulker479

Is there something you don't like about the 1x...

Is there something you don't like about the 1x setup? If not, and you go the Di2 Route, you could still go 1x with the XT rear mech and cassette. That could save you some money switching out the...
06-28-18, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By faulker479

Pearl Izumi

Pearl Izumi
06-28-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,000
Posted By faulker479

Those are mechanical brakes. They don't have the...

Those are mechanical brakes. They don't have the same issue Hydro's do.
06-01-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By faulker479

I thought they delayed shipping of the Edge 520+...

I thought they delayed shipping of the Edge 520+ ?

Edit: The below is not a reply to you
I purchased a 520 within the first three months of it being available. I have not had any issues with it....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 10:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,387
Posted By faulker479

The same thing happened to a friend last month. ...

The same thing happened to a friend last month. Shimano replaced it under warranty. Take it to your shop and let them handle it.
Forum: Texas
05-16-18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,311
Posted By faulker479

It was tough. My buddies and I were planning to...

It was tough. My buddies and I were planning to do the 100 mile route. Because there were going to be rest stops, I didn't bring any nutrition with me. I only brought two water bottles with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By faulker479

The 9100, 9000, and 8000 Brifters have buttons at...

The 9100, 9000, and 8000 Brifters have buttons at the top front of the hoods(at the front, top most part of the hood cover) that can be programmed to work with a Garmin to do multiple things. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By faulker479

They work. They do not have the hidden buttons...

They work. They do not have the hidden buttons on top of the hoods and are shaped(a little bit) different than the 9000 and 9100 brifters. If I didn't want the hidden buttons and didn't get a big...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By faulker479

Rotate the element mount up?

Rotate the element mount up?
Forum: Texas
05-10-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,311
Posted By faulker479

A few buddies and i are going to do the 100 mile...

A few buddies and i are going to do the 100 mile route. This will be our first time to do this ride, but have started at that park with R2R.
05-04-18, 02:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By faulker479

Try a factory reset.

Try a factory reset.
05-02-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,789
Posted By faulker479

This. The only thing the rack touches is your...

This. The only thing the rack touches is your tires.
05-02-18, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 662
Posted By faulker479

A trainer tire is a lot quieter than a normal...

A trainer tire is a lot quieter than a normal road tire.

The compound is also different. When I used a road tire, there were little black particles around and on the trainer.
04-26-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,884
Posted By faulker479

I have Conti GP4K S II 28's and I ride them at 80...

I have Conti GP4K S II 28's and I ride them at 80 psi front and back. I weigh 240-245. I think you can go lower than that.
04-19-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,372
Posted By faulker479

Sounds like the bars work then :lol:

Sounds like the bars work then :lol:
04-13-18, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,292
Posted By faulker479

OK, now you are just sounding trollish.

OK, now you are just sounding trollish.
Forum: Texas
04-13-18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,157
Posted By faulker479

1. $150 for 12 well supported rides is cheap ...

1. $150 for 12 well supported rides is cheap

2. Breaks up the monotony of the route to Fulshear that I normally take all year.

3. The guys I normally ride with throughout the year are doing...
Forum: Texas
04-12-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,157
Posted By faulker479

OF COURSE IT LOOKS GOOD THE YEAR I AM NOT DOING...

OF COURSE IT LOOKS GOOD THE YEAR I AM NOT DOING IT:mad:
04-10-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,978
Posted By faulker479

You may have better answers asking in the North...

You may have better answers asking in the North East Regional section.
Forum: Texas
04-10-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,157
Posted By faulker479

I think you should go for the full shoe cover...

I think you should go for the full shoe cover instead of the toe warmers. Yes, the toe warmers help a bit, but IMHO not enough.
Forum: Texas
04-09-18, 03:28 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,157
Posted By faulker479

I think the reason there were so few riders for...

I think the reason there were so few riders for the Chappell Hill ride, besides the weather, was the fact that it was not a ride for Ready2Roll this year. I am doing Ready2Roll and they said we had...
04-02-18, 11:06 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,573
Posted By faulker479

I guess I don't understand these Threads...

I guess I don't understand these Threads...
03-30-18, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,428
Posted By faulker479

Even using the same PM, I think it's normal to be...

Even using the same PM, I think it's normal to be able to go harder out doors than on the trainer. Part of it may be mental, but I feel I can definitely hold higher numbers on the road than sitting...
03-30-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,428
Posted By faulker479

Getting technical, but the formula is 95% of the...

Getting technical, but the formula is 95% of the 20 min power. I've heard people say that if you don't puke after the FTP test, you didn't do it right. If that's the case, I don't want to do it...
Forum: Foo
03-22-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,571
Posted By faulker479

The vender may have required a signature on...

The vender may have required a signature on delivery. When that happens to me, they leave a paper on the door with the option for me to sign and they will deliver the next day. Or i can go and pick...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,995
Posted By faulker479

Yes he is very highly regarded in the area. Glad...

Yes he is very highly regarded in the area. Glad it worked out for the OP.

I'm in the same boat as you though. The fitting I had at the shop I frequent has been perfect for me. If I were to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-18, 03:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,838
Posted By faulker479

Or buy a 105 (or Ultegra) 12-25 and 11-28 and...

Or buy a 105 (or Ultegra) 12-25 and 11-28 and make your own 12-28. Then you can use the leftovers on a trainer wheel. Would still probably come out cheaper than getting a DA 12-28
Forum: Texas
02-16-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By faulker479

They have a great beginner pace group that you...

They have a great beginner pace group that you can start out with. They call themselves the cheeseburger group. Or you can jump in with one of the other faster paced groups. The good thing is if...
02-15-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By faulker479

maybe put the next one in a small Ziploc bag?

maybe put the next one in a small Ziploc bag?
Forum: Texas
02-15-18, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By faulker479

I am off of Bissonnet and HWY 6, but do ride out...

I am off of Bissonnet and HWY 6, but do ride out of Society. I am there almost every Tuesday night. I would be riding tonight, but my wife is going to be there riding with Jennie. That means I...
Forum: Texas
02-14-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By faulker479

HOW DARE YOU! Make sure to post pics of what...

HOW DARE YOU!

Make sure to post pics of what you got so we can know what will be sitting in your garage for the next month. lol
Forum: Texas
02-09-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By faulker479

Is someone, in Houston, getting a new bike everyday?

Because it will not stop raining on the weekends!!

I have only been out on a Saturday once this year and I am feeling big time withdrawals.
Forum: Texas
02-07-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,311
Posted By faulker479

The only thing I would add is make sure that the...

The only thing I would add is make sure that the parking lot/space your car is at doesn't have a gate that you will not be able to open.
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