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Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,138
Posted By Bassmanbob

UPDATE: My LBS owner has been working with me,...

UPDATE: My LBS owner has been working with me, as expected. We were going to retape the rear wheel today together. I know he would do it right and this would provide me an opportunity to learn as...
09-10-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By Bassmanbob

I love my 2015 Trek 520. I use it more for...

I love my 2015 Trek 520. I use it more for commuting, but I've done two short tours on it too. I love that bike. It's heavy but loves to roll. I like to describe it as a nimble tank.
09-10-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 735
Posted By Bassmanbob

There's a guy, Glen, from New York who regularly...

There's a guy, Glen, from New York who regularly organizes pie rides. I don't have his link handy.
09-10-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,074
Posted By Bassmanbob

Being from SE Florida, hydration is always on my...

Being from SE Florida, hydration is always on my mind, as well as my local cycling friends. For long- endurance events, such as a century ride, I need to hydrate DAYS before the ride-- usually...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,138
Posted By Bassmanbob

I think so. These are new Foundation 45's. The...

I think so. These are new Foundation 45's. The outer nut is designed to allow air to escape if the pressure is building up in the rim cavity, which is outside of the taped area.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 950,557
Posted By Bassmanbob

FYI: It took me eight months to get my Moots...

FYI: It took me eight months to get my Moots Vamoots Disc RLS, from the end of October 2021 to the end of June 2021. I need to post pictures here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,138
Posted By Bassmanbob

Update: OK. I seem to continue to have similar...

Update: OK. I seem to continue to have similar issues with these wheels after retaping them two more times and replacing the same stems from Enve since the original taping when I received the bike. ...
09-03-22, 03:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 963
Posted By Bassmanbob

Here in SE Florida, I have become a morning...

Here in SE Florida, I have become a morning person. In the summer, I need to be off the bike by 10- 10:30, the latest, otherwise the heat and sun become simply oppressive. During the work week, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,138
Posted By Bassmanbob

Thank you, but I should have also asked you which...

Thank you, but I should have also asked you which wheels you changed these on. Was it the Enve Foundation 45 or another road bike wheel set?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,138
Posted By Bassmanbob

I understand what you are saying. Thanks.

I understand what you are saying. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,138
Posted By Bassmanbob

The whole bike is new (end of June), so the...

The whole bike is new (end of June), so the set-up is since then. I just received an Enve package of new tape and stems. I'll replace them all this weekend when I have time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,138
Posted By Bassmanbob

Honestly, that's what I originally thought, but...

Honestly, that's what I originally thought, but I've been having such problems I was looking for any patterns that presented. I just received the shipment from Enve for their tape and stems. I'll...
08-15-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By Bassmanbob

Congratulations, and welcome to the club!!!

Congratulations, and welcome to the club!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,138
Posted By Bassmanbob

Which brand and model worked for you?

Which brand and model worked for you?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,138
Posted By Bassmanbob

I find the last part of your post amazing. I've...

I find the last part of your post amazing. I've had the reverse experience. When I store my bike with the stem in the 6 o'clock position, both the front and rear wheels empty by morning-- totally...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,138
Posted By Bassmanbob

I'm hoping this is what is the problem. I can't...

I'm hoping this is what is the problem. I can't wait for the new stem and tape to arrive, so I can set up the front wheel again. If it goes well, I may do the rear wheel too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,138
Posted By Bassmanbob

Tubeless Problems

I recently purchased a new bike with an Enve Foundation 45 wheel set and opted to go with a tubeless set up rather than tubed. I had been encouraged to set up tubeless by the company salesperson from...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,140
Posted By Bassmanbob

Very cool!

Very cool!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,236
Posted By Bassmanbob

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Who are you calling a gorilla?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,788
Posted By Bassmanbob

And this is why I prefer dogs.

And this is why I prefer dogs.
02-11-22, 02:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,857
Posted By Bassmanbob

Thatís what I thought when I saw it.

Thatís what I thought when I saw it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,262
Posted By Bassmanbob

Fortunately, living in a single-family home in SE...

Fortunately, living in a single-family home in SE Florida, I usually don't need to do this. I did do it once in a hotel shower. My bike was somewhat dirty, but not anything like caked-on mountain...
02-10-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,857
Posted By Bassmanbob

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https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/86540afd_8128_499f_a71e_9c7201a5196c_07bddf38f62ccfb48ca85b42ac61d4e31471288f.jpeg...
02-10-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,857
Posted By Bassmanbob

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/e9672b24_2157_4faa_a3c5_65b25923c4ed_bf94f6fe75a146ba69d72062620d29bfb98276bb.jpeg
Hereís a picture I took three or four years ago.
02-10-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Bassmanbob

I'm never going to get my new bike with the...

I'm never going to get my new bike with the Shimano Ultegra Di2 R8100 12 speed groupset. I ordered it at the end of September and was told it would ship in April. Two weeks ago, I was told I'd have...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Bassmanbob

I've stayed at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point...

I've stayed at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Estero/Bonita Sprins for conferences, and I've ridden on Livingston Ave/ Imperial Way from Estero almost all the way to Naples. The traffic...
02-06-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,223
Posted By Bassmanbob

OMG! Want!!! Just take my money! Just take it!...

OMG! Want!!! Just take my money! Just take it! go ahead!
01-23-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,721
Posted By Bassmanbob

I work with a cycling coach to more efficiently...

I work with a cycling coach to more efficiently improve my cycling. She programs in my trainer rides (2-3/ week) on Training Peaks. It automatically downloads to Zwift, and I ride them. It allow...
Forum: Commuting
01-21-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,365
Posted By Bassmanbob

I once had to seek shelter at a Burger King for a...

I once had to seek shelter at a Burger King for a half hour. They didn't seem to mind that I didn't order anything after I told them I was sheltering from the storm. Perhaps it would have been nice...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,365
Posted By Bassmanbob

LOL. Thank you. Iíll change it.

LOL. Thank you. Iíll change it.
Forum: Commuting
01-13-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,365
Posted By Bassmanbob

I'm with you in the rain. When I ride in the...

I'm with you in the rain. When I ride in the rain, I sometimes suddenly realize, I've been cycling with a big smile on my face. For me, I think it has to do with Velo rule # 9. But I don't mess with...
Forum: Commuting
01-11-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,365
Posted By Bassmanbob

I usually check the Weather Channel app before I...

I usually check the Weather Channel app before I go, but I didn't yesterday afternoon. I had checked it in the morning and said goodbye to my office staff outside which was about 45 minutes before I...
Forum: Commuting
01-10-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,365
Posted By Bassmanbob

It's 7 PM, after an hour of waiting, and I...

It's 7 PM, after an hour of waiting, and I haven't heard any thunder. See ya!

No. I didn't eat any of her chocolate.
Forum: Commuting
01-10-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,365
Posted By Bassmanbob

Stranded at Work

I changed into my cycling gear, turned on my Garmin and walked out the door... CRASH! A thunderstorm started right as I was leaving.

I bicycle commute twice a week to work, three times if I can,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,788
Posted By Bassmanbob

I don't own a No.22 nor have I tried one. That...

I don't own a No.22 nor have I tried one. That was the brand I was going to purchase but I ruled them out based on some mixed reviews. I have seen excellent reviews of theirs and some not so great....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,788
Posted By Bassmanbob

My LBS owner told me right before I ordered this...

My LBS owner told me right before I ordered this bike that it is the worst time heís ever experienced getting a bike. Itís not just having the frame made but getting all the components, especially...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,788
Posted By Bassmanbob

As the thread starter, I just noticed this thread...

As the thread starter, I just noticed this thread was revived. Thank you for all of your comments. In October, I put a deposit on a Moots Vamoots Disc RSL with a brush finish and gold anodized...
12-30-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Bassmanbob

Sorry to hear about your loss. It's a bit close...

Sorry to hear about your loss. It's a bit close to home for me... kind of-- eventually. I'm 56, and my riding buddy is twenty years my senior. He continues to ride with our local cycling club and...
12-24-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,749
Posted By Bassmanbob

I can't say just one. I have three very...

I can't say just one. I have three very meaningful rides this year that were epic for different reasons.

1. Three day local tour with my buddy, Pepe. We both want to do bicycle touring but...
12-21-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,399
Posted By Bassmanbob

I've been waiting to get the Wahoo Bolt V2 due to...

I've been waiting to get the Wahoo Bolt V2 due to all the negative reviews here at Bike Forums. But after watching that video, I don't see the problem. Perhaps there could be a problem with unmarked...
12-21-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,541
Posted By Bassmanbob

For me, here on the Treasure Coast of SE Florida,...

For me, here on the Treasure Coast of SE Florida, I have Treasure Coast Cycle Werks in Port St. Lucie, FL. Merry Christmas Chris (owner), Lisa, Pepe and Pepito!!!
12-17-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,108
Posted By Bassmanbob

What the hell was the motive for doing that?

What the hell was the motive for doing that?
12-16-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,399
Posted By Bassmanbob

In the past, I've used Ride With GPS on my iPhone...

In the past, I've used Ride With GPS on my iPhone for navigation when I've needed it. I liked that it also notified me on my Garmin 820 screen (at least it used to when the Bluetooth worked on my...
12-07-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,827
Posted By Bassmanbob

I read the first 15 posts, but here's my take on...

I read the first 15 posts, but here's my take on this. You road the bike one time... on a trainer... in three years. I would never sell a bike after one uncomfortable ride under those conditions. ...
12-05-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,399
Posted By Bassmanbob

I've been looking into this via Youtube videos. ...

I've been looking into this via Youtube videos. I saw one that claimed the lagging issues were in large cities. Are you guys who are having problems in large cities, the suburbs or rural areas?
12-05-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,107
Posted By Bassmanbob

Wow! The guys I know who have the Bolt V1 love...

Wow! The guys I know who have the Bolt V1 love it, but that's not what's being asked here. I was ready to purchase the Bolt V2, but now I'm going to wait. My Garmin 830 is beginning to lose...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,596
Posted By Bassmanbob

I'm in SE Florida where the sun can get brutal in...

I'm in SE Florida where the sun can get brutal in the summer. So I start many Summer Saturday rides in the dark so I'm back inside by 11:00 AM. I've tried both non-polarized and polarized, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 950,557
Posted By Bassmanbob

Ordered a Moots Disc RSL Vamoots with anodized...

Ordered a Moots Disc RSL Vamoots with anodized gold labels in late October. No decals or paint on the bike frame, but the Enve wheels will have matching gold decals. I can't wait for my April- May...
12-04-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,503
Posted By Bassmanbob

What motivates me: 1. I feel like I'm 15...

What motivates me:
1. I feel like I'm 15 years-old again when I'm on my bike... when I'm not climbing, at least.
2. I love the idea that I'm getting from point A to point B with only my power. The...
12-04-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,484
Posted By Bassmanbob

Next year, come down to Clermont, FL for the...

Next year, come down to Clermont, FL for the Horrible Hundred. It's always the Sunday before Thanksgiving. It's a Century ride with 4,800 feet of climbing. That still may not be much for you, but...
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