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Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By HiYoSilver

The Fizik saddle is great. I've had mine for over...

The Fizik saddle is great. I've had mine for over 5 years and never regretted it.

Looks like a very nice ride.

Which wheelset? 24? 40? 60?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By HiYoSilver

Maybe look for a different riding bike for the...

Maybe look for a different riding bike for the upgrade. I upgraded from a Giant touring bike to a Trek Tri bike. One is for slower steep hill rides the other uses a compact double and is so much...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By HiYoSilver

Thank you all, it's on it way so get to test in a...

Thank you all, it's on it way so get to test in a bit over a week
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By HiYoSilver

TY, that is actually the link I was looking at...

TY, that is actually the link I was looking at but didn't want to mention and jinkz the idea
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By HiYoSilver

Great, that is the one I was leaning for

Great, that is the one I was leaning for
Forum: Triathlon
04-30-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By HiYoSilver

I've mostly narrowed down the choices to two and...

I've mostly narrowed down the choices to two and any feedback would be appreciated as expect to order tomorrow.

light & cool
KaskValegro Helmet

highest technology, i.e. expensive
Giro Aether...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By HiYoSilver

I've mostly narrowed down the choices to two and...

I've mostly narrowed down the choices to two and any feedback would be appreciated as expect to order tomorrow.

light & cool
Kask Valegro Helmet

highest technology, i.e. expensive
Giro Aether...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By HiYoSilver

Helmet ideas

My giro has died and helmet knowledge is over 5 years old. Looking for protection, comfort, and aero. Large head. Suggestions for best online sources would be appreciated.
Forum: Triathlon
04-30-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By HiYoSilver

Recommendations for helmet

My Giro is falling apart so I need a new helmet. Not looking for full aero helmet but looking for both protection, comfort, and some aero. So not with long tail, but open to considering helmets. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By HiYoSilver

Thanks. I found in old bike equipment a pair of...

Thanks. I found in old bike equipment a pair of solbari arm sleeves. But there material simply does not breath well enough for me.

I have a ton of short sleeve jerseys that were my go to attire...
04-29-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 31,716
Posted By HiYoSilver

First concern must be communication ability. I...

First concern must be communication ability. I will not ride where there is not adequate cell phone coverage and will never ride alone without a cell phone with location active.

Why? Heart attack...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By HiYoSilver

arm coolers

Thought I'd start a separate post as a member shared using arm coolers. I wanted to keep those comments in one spot.

So what has your experience been with this gear?
-- is it really cooler?
--...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,133
Posted By HiYoSilver

Back to topic, the best I could find was this: ...

Back to topic, the best I could find was this:
https://www.amazon.com/Coolibar-Mens-Womens-Vermilion-Layered/dp/B085Z6NDR2/?th=1&psc=1
But it doesn't look too breathable, and no details on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,133
Posted By HiYoSilver

Thank you so much for the Hi Ho link !!!!!! I'm...

Thank you so much for the Hi Ho link !!!!!! I'm sharing it
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,133
Posted By HiYoSilver

Any leads to products would be helpful. Caps,...

Any leads to products would be helpful. Caps, back neck aren't issue, it's the cheeks. Concern is that sunscreen is not enough and I forget to add more every 90 minutes. I have looked for summer...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,133
Posted By HiYoSilver

Warm weather cycling - face

Weather is warming up and low 80's today with higher coming, and getting tired of slathering on UV cream. It's too hot for a normal balacava. Is there any mechanical UV protection that is both...
04-20-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By HiYoSilver

Been so long, don't remember what I have. The...

Been so long, don't remember what I have. The parts should arrive tomorrow and then I should have a better idea. Giant has a 3 ring crank and standard shimano cassette on rear, think just standard 11...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By HiYoSilver

What's the latest on a good saddle?

Been away for awhile. Before I disappeared there were starting to have articles about saddles and possibile nerve damage from riding too much, or with wrong equipment, or wrong position.

Have you...
04-19-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By HiYoSilver

Wow, good info. I really don't know what chain I...

Wow, good info. I really don't know what chain I have. Thinking back the bikes have been in storage for almost 10 years. Opps, But i did finally find a compatible keychain mini remote for the garage...
04-18-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By HiYoSilver

Two bikes remember, first the touring to build...

Two bikes remember, first the touring to build back up a little mass and strength so I don't look foolish riding the fun tri bike. I can't remember the wheelsets exactly, they are sram and either 40...
04-16-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By HiYoSilver

TY for the universal cycle lead, I like their...

TY for the universal cycle lead, I like their webpage and product line best
04-15-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By HiYoSilver

Thank you. It is amazing how little has changed....

Thank you. It is amazing how little has changed. I used to go to performance bike for routine stuff, but they have gone bankrupt. For good gear, I'll go to
light & motion
competitive cyclists...
04-15-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By HiYoSilver

What major changes in bike equipment to consider?

It has been forever since I have riden, like much over 5 years. First ride around the block today and need to do some tuneup and improvements, naturally.

What I have:
-- touring bike, brand...
05-19-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,112
Posted By HiYoSilver

Weight may have helped but think the biggest...

Weight may have helped but think the biggest factor is aero resistance is soooo much higher than people estimate.

1- body position, a little change makes a huge different, and non-road bike,...
05-19-13, 11:33 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,502
Posted By HiYoSilver

I'ld also suggest carefully reading this article...

I'ld also suggest carefully reading this article http://www.slowtwitch.com/Training/Cycling/Descending_203.html and when it is a good time reviewing this with her. It's basic stuff that is clear to...
05-15-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,502
Posted By HiYoSilver

As others, sorry to hear of crashes, and...

As others, sorry to hear of crashes, and especially painful one. However, I'm more like cyclintom than the rest. You need to do some more searching as to the cause. Could it have been blood sugar?...
05-08-13, 01:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,687
Posted By HiYoSilver

Dnvr, Great to hear from you. I'm also not...

Dnvr,

Great to hear from you. I'm also not as active in the forum as no longer commuting and since the move haven't got back into cycling.

The saddle looks good. There are also kind of similar...
04-15-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,176
Posted By HiYoSilver

I'm too out of shape for time trials. Yes it is a...

I'm too out of shape for time trials. Yes it is a speed concept. Fitting was done by slowtwitch certified fitter in wheat ridge I'm also a member of slowtwitch forums and have studied their material....
04-15-13, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 612,212
Posted By HiYoSilver

Nice to know someone else loves aero wheelsets

Nice to know someone else loves aero wheelsets
04-14-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,176
Posted By HiYoSilver

Great idea. thank you

Great idea. thank you
04-14-13, 07:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,176
Posted By HiYoSilver

My bike:...

My bike: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/883946-what-do-old-people-ride-lets-see-your-bike-s/page2
04-14-13, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 612,212
Posted By HiYoSilver

This one310700

This one310700
04-14-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,176
Posted By HiYoSilver

Well, thank you all. Nothing has popped out so...

Well, thank you all. Nothing has popped out so far. It used to be visions of a new bike or time goals would be motivation. I now have a great second bike. Timing rides used to work but now that I...
04-12-13, 03:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,176
Posted By HiYoSilver

What really works to get you excited about cycling?

Been off the wheels too long. Some minor maintenance needed to ride: either A- assemble wheels, or B-get new pedals and install them. Can't figure out a safe way to store the bikes in the garage. No...
03-08-13, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By HiYoSilver

thank you for the new alternative and the details...

thank you for the new alternative and the details on the quality of rudy
03-07-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By HiYoSilver

Interesting. I'll have to contact an eye dr, as...

Interesting. I'll have to contact an eye dr, as normal outlets are not available. Just concerned about any limits. thank you
03-07-13, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By HiYoSilver

Prescription sunglasses for cycling- not oakley or maui - recommendations needed

Can't wear Oakleys or Maui sunglasses anymore as prescription is too strong. Ideal would be with straight temples as curved really hurt my ears. Any recommendations?
09-27-12, 10:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,097
Posted By HiYoSilver

Yep, that's the major problem with too many...

Yep, that's the major problem with too many lights. Good safety lights:

1- get noticed
2- help driver judge closing speed,
3- aren't too annoying or too bright that drivers lock into the light...
09-27-12, 05:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,097
Posted By HiYoSilver

There's no "requirement" except reflecting...

There's no "requirement" except reflecting driver's impression. Most of the images on this subforum are closeup shots at night with light oversaturation. My point is simple: if you are judging the...
09-27-12, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 917
Posted By HiYoSilver

bicycle seat posts should not give. Your...

bicycle seat posts should not give. Your "saddle"/seat should give but most is in tires and hands.

Don't worry about cadence {cranking revolution speed/minute**, but don't hold steady. Vary it a...
09-27-12, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By HiYoSilver

Run a training session: fast stop, go, fast stop...

Run a training session: fast stop, go, fast stop until you don't think about it. Have someone stand by/ride by you and holler "panic stop". After 30 cycles, this should be automatic
09-27-12, 11:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,097
Posted By HiYoSilver

Yes I've seen the "tower of power" but don't like...

Yes I've seen the "tower of power" but don't like it, too busy and would only make sense on a bent.

Night photos only count when the camera is at least a block away.

For 55mph road, you need a...
09-27-12, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,097
Posted By HiYoSilver

Sighted last night- excellent rear safety practice

Haven't seen this before so I thought I would share.

Standard:
Blinking tail light on bike seat post

Not so standard but common enough:
Blinking tail light on bike seat post
Blinking tail...
06-29-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,159
Posted By HiYoSilver

Interesting. Just relocated from CO to CA and 110...

Interesting. Just relocated from CO to CA and 110 in Sacramento area feels maybe like 90 in Denver. But what I can't figure out is why I'm feeling warm. The apt will show temps of 75 and it feels...
10-13-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By HiYoSilver

Currently similar issue for you. Issues are: 1-...

Currently similar issue for you. Issues are: 1- mounting tires, 2- time. Involved in remodeling and needing to select parts and install some of them. Unfortunately it's been months. With so many...
10-13-11, 11:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By HiYoSilver

Currently similar issue for you. Issues are: 1-...

Currently similar issue for you. Issues are: 1- mounting tires, 2- time. Involved in remodeling and needing to select parts and install some of them. Unfortunately it's been months. With so many...
10-04-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,126
Posted By HiYoSilver

It's a learning experience. First bike had too...

It's a learning experience. First bike had too much tape and lights. Now I have bright bright lights: front, rear and side as well as carry a spare light with me. However if all fails, I have mimimum...
10-04-11, 03:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,420
Posted By HiYoSilver

Might be of some interest. Just don't know how...

Might be of some interest. Just don't know how everything is going to work out this year. We're still on track for moving out of CO, but if can fit it in, would be interested in seriously considering...
10-04-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,374
Posted By HiYoSilver

Only riden three types of frames: alum, titanium...

Only riden three types of frames: alum, titanium and CF. The best ride is Ti, but it is horribly expensive and just couldn't afford it. Ok for a one time rental, but not to buy. It was 2 to 3...
09-26-11, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By HiYoSilver

The key questions are: 1- what type of...

The key questions are:

1- what type of riding makes you happy and you look back on riding with pleasant memories?
is it speed?
is it bouncing over rough roads?
is it looking cool?
is it just...
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