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07-26-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 70,332
Posted By rick458

I bet more teams look at the Osimetric chain...

I bet more teams look at the Osimetric chain rings after this
07-11-15, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 70,332
Posted By rick458

I am glad that Tony Martin did not take out ALL...

I am glad that Tony Martin did not take out ALL of the front runners in the stage 5 crash, he collected 5 and almost Froome.
Sad to see it end that way for him, LeTour is a cruel mistress.
07-09-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 70,332
Posted By rick458

Looks like a broken colar bone for Martin, he...

Looks like a broken colar bone for Martin, he keeps yellow, but will probably retire, so Froome will take over.
07-02-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By rick458

Where is a good 2015 TDF preview?

Where can I find a good stage preview of 2015 TDF.
05-18-15, 09:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,308
Posted By rick458

I am going to have to say Mid level-Mid level ...

I am going to have to say
Mid level-Mid level
I have a Trek Domane 4.0
I drive an Acura MDX, Wife drives a Honda Accord EX
05-17-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,820
Posted By rick458

He was grabbing the back of his knee,...

He was grabbing the back of his knee, Hyperextension maybe, he did seem fairly slowed down, by the time he hit the column
05-17-15, 07:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,820
Posted By rick458

the wreck at the beginning was eye opening

the wreck at the beginning was eye opening
05-17-15, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,191
Posted By rick458

Well I did just watch a guy crash out of the Tour...

Well I did just watch a guy crash out of the Tour of California, because his handlebars snapped and hr went head first into a bridge abuttment.
05-17-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,820
Posted By rick458

That was a really enjoyable race to watch

That was a really enjoyable race to watch
05-17-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,044
Posted By rick458

I think he will now have a better year, TT win,...

I think he will now have a better year, TT win, Sprint win, 2nd on Mt Baldy, GC winner ToC
04-14-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By rick458

Wider tires are proving their worth

Wider tires are proving their worth
04-09-15, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,255
Posted By rick458

Who is carrying the race? I thought NBCSN was but...

Who is carrying the race? I thought NBCSN was but I do not see it anywhere Sunday
04-06-15, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By rick458

Wiggens performance today, was not conclusive (as...

Wiggens performance today, was not conclusive (as per result) but I wonder how his perception was on the K8 S ?
04-05-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By rick458

Would have liked to watched them go head to head...

Would have liked to watched them go head to head against Cancellara's Trek Domane in the Cobble races, perhaps he can still make the TDF
04-03-15, 10:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,283
Posted By rick458

Sagan, Cavendish, Quintana

Sagan, Cavendish, Quintana
04-03-15, 10:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,949
Posted By rick458

I have a very hard time even finding the races to...

I have a very hard time even finding the races to watch
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-15, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,326
Posted By rick458

They did not mention frame size but a 48cm would...

They did not mention frame size but a 48cm would be a good guess, James was stunned by how light it was.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-15, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,326
Posted By rick458

I saw it on BBC America Monday night, racing...

I saw it on BBC America Monday night, racing across St Petersburg, Hammond on the Bike, James in a 2 seat electric Twizy, Stig on public transport, Jeremy in a Hovercraft
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-15, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,326
Posted By rick458

Top Gear St Petersburg Dogma

Did anyone catch last nights Top Gear UK?
Richard Hammond was on a Pinerello Dogma with electronic shifting "that cost 9000 pounds (Sterling"
He had it up to 22mph.
01-21-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,492
Posted By rick458

I had to reset my activity level on My Fitness...

I had to reset my activity level on My Fitness Plan and went from 1980 cal/day to a mere
1610 cal/day but have had immediate results
01-15-15, 07:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,493
Posted By rick458

I had to loosen the cleat on my Speedplay Zero,...

I had to loosen the cleat on my Speedplay Zero, and I took a little float out and that made a huge difference in clip in clip out force.
01-15-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,972
Posted By rick458

I got a Galaxy S5 Active for its toughness, and...

I got a Galaxy S5 Active for its toughness, and bought a Quadlock for an S5 hoping I could fab it to work with the S5 Active.
When I received the case and bike mount it was instantly apoearent that...
01-06-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,840
Posted By rick458

I might try the bee pollen approach, I tested...

I might try the bee pollen approach, I tested just right above low two years ago.
If I stay really active I have good energy, but a few shifts on the control board etc.. and I feel out of energy.
I...
01-06-15, 06:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,140
Posted By rick458

Best App for Duo Trap

I bought the Bontrager Duo Trap for my Domane, and normally use map my ride, But it does not show speed route and cadence.
Is there an Android App that will do that? or do I just have to leave MMR...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,002
Posted By rick458

I tried the silicone ear plugs with the shot...

I tried the silicone ear plugs with the shot baffle, the wind noise was THUNDEROUS so dont try that.
Even walking I hear loud wind noise, I guess it is just (for me) a resonant frequency.
I may...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-15, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,117
Posted By rick458

Always remind yourself to unclip the foot you use...

Always remind yourself to unclip the foot you use to hold the bike up when coming to a stop (make sure you know which foot that is).
If you forget to unclip and start to fall over keep a tight grip...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-15, 02:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,002
Posted By rick458

I think the Glove Mirror is the best solution, is...

I think the Glove Mirror is the best solution, is that a mirrored sun glass lens?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-15, 12:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,749
Posted By rick458

Oooga booga if you have to suffer you have...

Oooga booga if you have to suffer you have picked some beautiful places to suffer at.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 29,279
Posted By rick458

Trek Domane, Trek Emonda.

Trek Domane, Trek Emonda.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-14, 04:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,749
Posted By rick458

I want to become a much better rider (smoother...

I want to become a much better rider (smoother shifting, better braking, better control on turns, continuing profeciency).
Want to ride at least 100 miles per month, 1200 next year.
Want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-14, 11:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,718
Posted By rick458

Mine will be a ride around the nieghborhood.

Mine will be a ride around the nieghborhood.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-14, 09:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,895
Posted By rick458

Well I will let you know tomorrow, I am swapping...

Well I will let you know tomorrow, I am swapping phones with the Bride (she has a S5, and will take over my 5 active) I like the design seems very secure so far.

As for the jersey pocket it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-14, 11:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,895
Posted By rick458

I sent an Email to Annex asking if a S 5 Active...

I sent an Email to Annex asking if a S 5 Active case may be in the works,
If not I will buy a good case and bond the Quadlock socket onto it.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-14, 09:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,895
Posted By rick458

I just received a quad lock for Galaxy S5, it...

I just received a quad lock for Galaxy S5, it WILL NOT fit a Galaxy S 5 Active
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,002
Posted By rick458

Machka, I have very short hair (Flat Top #1...

Machka, I have very short hair (Flat Top #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) blade on the sides)
12-26-14, 02:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,218
Posted By rick458

Fabulous

Fabulous
12-26-14, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By rick458

I like to just grab my helment, pull out the 29er...

I like to just grab my helment, pull out the 29er with platforms and go.
when I ride my road bike I often feel like im getting ready for a misson.
With gloves, helment, shoes, bottles, map my ride...
12-26-14, 02:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,641
Posted By rick458

My first cycling goal for 2015 is to ride from my...

My first cycling goal for 2015 is to ride from my house to the Monument Inn and back without throwing up, passing out, or getting squashed by a tanker.
Non bike specific goals are, re ignite my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-14, 01:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,002
Posted By rick458

I re adjusted the straps to lay flat against my...

I re adjusted the straps to lay flat against my face and to bracket my ears in the triangle, and put my glasses over the straps.
It was still noisey enough I could rarely hear my tires on the road,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-14, 10:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,715
Posted By rick458

I Do need to get refit, I still haven't found the...

I Do need to get refit, I still haven't found the position that feels perfect.
I have a new saddle, pedals shoes etc.
I fit right in the store but have possibly changed seat height, I know when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,715
Posted By rick458

I am not sure of cadence, I have a Doutrap, but...

I am not sure of cadence, I have a Doutrap, but cannot see the phone (quadlock on its way)

I thought I knew how to ride a bike before I picked this one up.
I only have 100 ish miles on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-14, 07:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,066
Posted By rick458

Lazy ya gotta drop em big hints preferrably with...

Lazy ya gotta drop em big hints preferrably with model numbers
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,715
Posted By rick458

How to stop the leg bounce when in a short gear?

It seems like when I try to get in a short gear to wind up my cadence, my legs bounce on the pedals.
I am using speedplays, so my feet stay on the pedals, but it moves me all over the bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,066
Posted By rick458

I also got a set of "Allen" hex wrenches, in...

I also got a set of "Allen" hex wrenches, in standard and metric (I was getting ready to throw down on some Topeak, or Park hex wrenches).
Plus not bike related but I finally got my 16.7" Noveske...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 51,282
Posted By rick458

I rode a whopping 7.4 miles around beautiful...

I rode a whopping 7.4 miles around beautiful downtown Lomax, quite a stiff south breeze.
It was a good workout, my legs were shaking getting off the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-14, 01:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By rick458

I rode around the San Jacinto Battle ground, will...

I rode around the San Jacinto Battle ground, will ride around the hood in the am, God willing.
12-24-14, 11:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,598
Posted By rick458

Use a calorie counter, and be brutally honest.

Use a calorie counter, and be brutally honest.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-14, 09:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,591
Posted By rick458

Gotcha thanks

Gotcha thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-14, 09:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,591
Posted By rick458

Pardon my ignorance but what is meant by bicycle...

Pardon my ignorance but what is meant by bicycle inseam?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,002
Posted By rick458

I have had a lot of exposure in my 50 years, from...

I have had a lot of exposure in my 50 years, from Concerts, to 155mm Howitzers a hundred foot away, the worst was firing 3 shots from a muzzle braked .458 win mag in the field without plugs (ringing...
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