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03-27-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,984
Posted By Hermes1

Thank you for your reply, it helped as it has...

Thank you for your reply, it helped as it has been so long since my last Garmin crapped out, I had forgotten about the batteries, so you jogged my aging memory. I just replaced the battery in the...
03-27-18, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,984
Posted By Hermes1

Need Help Please Pairing Wahoo Elemnt Bolt to Garmin Sensors

So I have given up on Garmin after 2 units failed for the same reason and have just bought the Wahoo Element Bolt. I had no problem pairing my Garmin HR strap sensor to the Wahoo, works great. But...
07-05-17, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,252
Posted By Hermes1

I believe you nailed it. IMHO perhaps it could...

I believe you nailed it. IMHO perhaps it could be argued Sagan deserved a penalty of some sorts, but a DQ for this is too steep a penalty where it was not clear Sagan deliberately tried to harm and...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 3765...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 3765 (4130 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _____________________________ 3190 (4842 total)
Gregf83 (BC) _____________________________ 2596 (4198 total)...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-17, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 3261...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 3261 (3551 total miles YTD)
gregf83 (BC) _____________________________ 2596 (4198 total) [74/87]
dschue5 (MN) _____________________________ 2360 (3717...
05-25-17, 01:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,295
Posted By Hermes1

Until recently my disc brake bikes were...

Until recently my disc brake bikes were mechanical and they worked fine. What I have noticed with my new bike and the hydraulic disc brakes it came with is better brake modulation and quicker stops...
05-23-17, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,111
Posted By Hermes1

Well said, true and I agree.

Well said, true and I agree.
05-22-17, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,111
Posted By Hermes1

Oh no how tragic. I was a huge fan of MC racing...

Oh no how tragic. I was a huge fan of MC racing and of him. RIP
Forum: Commuting
05-15-17, 08:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,420
Posted By Hermes1

I am very familiar with all the roads I can take...

I am very familiar with all the roads I can take to work, which are direct which are indirect but safer. So I just started riding with that knowledge and tried different ones each day to and from. ...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-17, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2983...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2983 (3163 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _____________________________ 2360 (3717 total)
gregf83 (BC) _____________________________ 2198 (3651 total)...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-17, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2947...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2947 (3127 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _____________________________ 2360 (3717 total)
gregf83 (BC) _____________________________ 2198 (3651 total)...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-17, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2875...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2875 (3055 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _____________________________ 2360 (3717 total)
buzzbee (CA)______________________________ 2111
mgw4jc (NC)...
05-04-17, 08:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,285
Posted By Hermes1

+1 for Voler, good quality, comfortable, performs...

+1 for Voler, good quality, comfortable, performs well and reasonably priced.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-17, 12:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,765
Posted By Hermes1

I Have no experience with this, but came across...

I Have no experience with this, but came across this in researching saddles, it is on special in your price point...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-17, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2695...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2695 (2875 total miles YTD)
mgw4jc (NC) ______________________________ 1774 (1823 total)
KCBikeCommuter (MO) ______________________ 1741.1 (3380.2 total)...
04-27-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Hermes1

Thank you all for the helpful replies.

Thank you all for the helpful replies.
04-27-17, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Hermes1

Ibex Bicycle Jersey: Anybody Wear Them

I was recently looking at some outdoor specific clothing for hiking etc. and came across Ibex and noticed they make a couple bike jersey's and am curious if anyone on this forum has tried and/or...
Forum: Touring
04-24-17, 09:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,044
Posted By Hermes1

Have to agree these Ortlieb are excellent...

Have to agree these Ortlieb are excellent panniers and are as mentioned completely waterproof. Besides having ridden a couple driving rain storms with them, I have also on one occasion ridden...
04-21-17, 02:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,647
Posted By Hermes1

I am a long time clipless rider who has also...

I am a long time clipless rider who has also switched to platform pedals.
Forum: Commuting
04-21-17, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2512...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2512 (2662 total miles YTD)
mgw4jc (NC) ______________________________ 1722 (1771 total)
KCBikeCommuter (MO) ______________________ 1656.7 (3165.6 total)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-20-17, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,544
Posted By Hermes1

I am new to the folding bike clan and was...

I am new to the folding bike clan and was unfamiliar with the Birdy, so after reading your reply I took a look and it sure does look like a nice bike, especially for touring. It would not have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,232
Posted By Hermes1

Interesting, I thought they were prevalent all...

Interesting, I thought they were prevalent all over the Southwest. Consider yourself lucky, though sounds like you have your hands full with other bad actors. Ahhh! The hazards of riding a bicycle.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-20-17, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,544
Posted By Hermes1

I can offer a limited experience and perspective...

I can offer a limited experience and perspective on the Tern Verge Tour as my wife has one. My wife sold her mountain bike and since we are planning to fulltime travel in an RV, she decided on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-17, 08:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,232
Posted By Hermes1

Here in the Southwest (Phoenix), they are...

Here in the Southwest (Phoenix), they are everywhere and have had 3-flats in a year because of them. Prior to moving to Phoenix, I would not have know a goat head thorn if it stuck me.
04-14-17, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 932
Posted By Hermes1

I have had Bicycle Magazine Repair book, Zinn's...

I have had Bicycle Magazine Repair book, Zinn's Road Bike & Park Tool Blue Book. Of the three, at least from my perspective Park & Zinn's are the two best and I prefer Park overall and am now down...
Forum: Commuting
04-14-17, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2404...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2404 (2541 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _____________________________ 1645 (2665 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ______________________________ 1614 (1663 total)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-17, 08:12 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,827
Posted By Hermes1

Probably true, but I have to wonder how anxious...

Probably true, but I have to wonder how anxious the LBS's will be to service a bike bought online. I am sure some will to gain the service business, but I will be willing to bet the customer will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 02:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,827
Posted By Hermes1

Frankly I do not see the appeal, the frames are...

Frankly I do not see the appeal, the frames are made in Asia like most manufactures with the same components available on other brands hung on their frames. That said I am one who strongly believes...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-17, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2223...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2223 (2336 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _____________________________ 1645 (2665 total)
buzzbee (CA)______________________________ 1542
mgw4jc (NC)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 12,426
Posted By Hermes1

Here is a good example of the difference ...

Here is a good example of the difference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8r4japmQbPY
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-17, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,018
Posted By Hermes1

Thank you for the suggestions, I will check them...

Thank you for the suggestions, I will check them out.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-17, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,018
Posted By Hermes1

Took My First Ride On a Folding Bike

My wife has been interested in a folding bike for a while and now we are planning to retire and fulltime travel in an RV, so the folding bike from a space standpoint has some appeal. Unlike my wife,...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-17, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2051...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 2051 (2167 total miles YTD)
KCBikeCommuter (MO) ______________________ 1379.9 (2536.9 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ______________________________ 1377 (1426...
Forum: Commuting
03-23-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 1835...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 1835 (1950 total miles YTD)
KCBikeCommuter (MO) ______________________ 1249.6 (2148.1 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ______________________________ 1246 (1296...
Forum: Foo
03-22-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,944
Posted By Hermes1

Problem with that is some if not many may not...

Problem with that is some if not many may not have enough credit on their cards to pay the cost of an education.
Forum: Foo
03-20-17, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,944
Posted By Hermes1

Make sure you get one of the government backed...

Make sure you get one of the government backed student loans and not one of the private student loans as the interest rate on the private tend to be higher, if not considerably so. It is fairly easy...
Forum: Commuting
03-14-17, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 1633...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 1633 (1748 total miles YTD)
gregf83 (BC) _____________________________ 1217 (1962 total) [36/42]
mgw4jc (NC) ______________________________ 1157 (1206...
Forum: Commuting
03-13-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,285
Posted By Hermes1

I have the Ortlieb Back Roller Classic panniers...

I have the Ortlieb Back Roller Classic panniers and highly recommend them. They hold quite a bit. As an example I carry a full change of clothes on one side with plenty of extra room left over. On...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-17, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 1588...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 1588 (1692 total miles YTD)
gregf83 (BC) _____________________________ 1217 (1962 total) [36/42]
mgw4jc (NC) ______________________________ 1018 (1068...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 1264...

Bizman (PA) ______________________________ 1264 (1348 total miles YTD)
gregf83 (BC) ______________________________ 858 (1526 total) [27/32]
mgw4jc (NC) _______________________________ 804 (853...
02-23-17, 08:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,589
Posted By Hermes1

Not sure which model the OP has and likes, but...

Not sure which model the OP has and likes, but considering he has sizing and fit concerns, if his are a $500.00 model, $500.00 would be a bargain in his case.
Forum: Commuting
02-10-17, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) _______________________________ 915...

Bizman (PA) _______________________________ 915 (960 total miles YTD)
augustgarage (CA)__________________________ 707.7 (746 total) [17/18]
KCBikeCommuter (MO) _______________________ 615.7...
Forum: Commuting
02-03-17, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) _______________________________ 757...

Bizman (PA) _______________________________ 757 (797 total miles YTD)
augustgarage (CA)__________________________ 707.7 (746 total) [17/18]
mgw4jc (NC) _______________________________ 444 (493...
01-20-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,989
Posted By Hermes1

I have mostly had a good experience with CL,...

I have mostly had a good experience with CL, however there have been some unusual to say the least potential buyers. Your experience takes the cake.
Forum: Commuting
01-18-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) _______________________________ 361...

Bizman (PA) _______________________________ 361 (391 total miles YTD)
mgw4jc (NC) _______________________________ 190.65 (219 total)
Tarwheel (NC) _____________________________ 129 (163 total)...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-17, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,297
Posted By Hermes1

Thank you all for these very helpful replies,...

Thank you all for these very helpful replies, exactly the kind of information and sharing of experiences I was looking for and helped me to make the decision to wait on a fat bike purchase until I am...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-17, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,297
Posted By Hermes1

Commuting on a Fat Bike: Anyone Doing It?

I am interested to know if any are commuting on a fat bike, not so much in snow (though I am aware this is where they excel) but on roads in dry or relatively dry conditions (I live in Phoenix, AZ)? ...
Forum: Commuting
01-06-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Tarwheel (NC) ______________________________ 69.2...

Tarwheel (NC) ______________________________ 69.2 (86.2 total)
Bizman (PA) ________________________________ 48 (58 total miles YTD)
PatrickGSR94 (MS) __________________________ 31.3 [1/1] (31 total...
Forum: Commuting
01-02-17, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 53,021
Posted By Hermes1

Bizman (PA) ________________________________ 12...

Bizman (PA) ________________________________ 12 (12 total miles YTD)
Atvar (Italy) ______________________________ 7.0 (11,882 Km)
bulevardi (belgium)_________________________ 5,71
K'Tesh (PRC)...
Forum: Commuting
12-29-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 70,360
Posted By Hermes1

marcmkkoy (IL) __________________ 11015 miles YTD...

marcmkkoy (IL) __________________ 11015 miles YTD (Actual commuting miles)
augustgarage (CA) ________________ 8253.6 (10,472.3 total) [189/189]
Bizman (PA) ______________________ 7910 (8954 total...
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