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Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-10, 04:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By mgmoore7

I was not when the issue first started. Now, I...

I was not when the issue first started. Now, I do alot of post run, swim and bike stretching (I am not biking much at all right now and not on all on my road bike. I am also do some specific...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-10, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By mgmoore7

Back when I did not know the cause of my pain and...

Back when I did not know the cause of my pain and wanted to rule out a poor fitting, I had a Retul fit done. I could probably go back to him and check to see what he thinks about modifying my Felt...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-10, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By mgmoore7

Would the Planet X fit into this category as...

Would the Planet X fit into this category as well? Seems like a similar geometry at a much lower price than some of the other options. Looking on ebay for framesets did not reveal much.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-10, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By mgmoore7

I believe I am already riding a 90. I have not...

I believe I am already riding a 90. I have not looked into this as a possibility as I thought that a 90mm is short already. ??? Maybe there are other options.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By mgmoore7

Need Advice - Need a Smooth & Relaxed Road Bike / Frame - low back issues

I have two bikes. A hybrid, very upright and a 2004 Felt F60. I rode the hybrid for about 6 months and upgraded to the Felt back in '07. After about a year of riding, for an unknown cause, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-10, 06:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,186
Posted By mgmoore7

Thanks everyone for the help, replies and well...

Thanks everyone for the help, replies and well wishes. I appreciate it.

Here are some themes that seems to keep resonating as I am researching on how to deal with this
1. The chance of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,186
Posted By mgmoore7

On a positive note, my symptoms are not as bad...

On a positive note, my symptoms are not as bad and/or as often as many of you have had. Only since doing the MRI has my lower back started to hurt. Prior, all of my pain was in my hamstrings,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-10, 11:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,186
Posted By mgmoore7

While I would love to argue, can we please keep...

While I would love to argue, can we please keep this to the topic at hand. I have been through 2 years of pain and some people (including you) are taking their time to give good advise and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,186
Posted By mgmoore7

Thanks. I would love to be swimming as I was...

Thanks. I would love to be swimming as I was doing Tri but my shoulder started hurting quite a bit..... That is another thread though. LOL I really need to see the doc on the shoulder.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-10, 10:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,186
Posted By mgmoore7

Thanks for everyones comments so far. You...

Thanks for everyones comments so far.

You are right, I know it is a can of worms. The main reason I posted here and on another forum is to get real world experiences. Doctors, chiros, etc, tend...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-10, 07:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,186
Posted By mgmoore7

Arrrggg - Finally a Answer Though - Bulged & Herniated Disc

It was about 2 years ago that I started having severe pain behind my right knee during hard bike rides and hill rides. I thought I strained my hamstring and after 2 ortho docs, physical trainer, 8...
Forum: Triathlon
11-04-08, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By mgmoore7

Just ride the road bike. If you really must, get...

Just ride the road bike. If you really must, get aero bars. I have not yet placed at a event yet but that is because I am a slow swimmer and runner. I passed quite a few with very expensive tri...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-08, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By mgmoore7

If you work at the bike shop, why not ask them?

If you work at the bike shop, why not ask them?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By mgmoore7

You might want to go to beginnertriathlete.com...

You might want to go to beginnertriathlete.com and post the question over there.

At $300, if it fits, it is likely a good deal. Any new entry level tri bike is going to be over $800. Remember...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By mgmoore7

When I say knee pain, it really is pain in the...

When I say knee pain, it really is pain in the tendon/muscle that runs behind my knee toward the inside. I believe it is primarily caused by a tight hamstring.

I had a professional fit that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By mgmoore7

Should I try another frame or something else?

A serious question. A little background 1st.


July 07 - Started biking on hybrid (Giant Cypress) at 237lbs
Oct 07 - 137 miles
Dec 07 - Purchased a 2004 Felt F60. Was fitted at LBS. About...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-08, 05:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,742
Posted By mgmoore7

I am 5'11" with a 31" inseam. The bike pictured...

I am 5'11" with a 31" inseam. The bike pictured is a 56.

I bought this bike used but did a alot of research before deciding that in most brands 56 would be right. I purchased the bike and then...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-08, 02:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,742
Posted By mgmoore7

According to the bike shop fitting, it is the...

According to the bike shop fitting, it is the right size.......

I have lost about 30lbs since I got this bike and I am more flexible now. Maybe I will rotate the bars down a bit where they...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-08, 02:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,742
Posted By mgmoore7

One wrong move and I get hit in the head. Man...

One wrong move and I get hit in the head. Man that hurts.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,742
Posted By mgmoore7

Hmmm, it is a 90mm stem. I had a 100mm on it but...

Hmmm, it is a 90mm stem. I had a 100mm on it but it felt too long although that was 9 months ago when I got the road bike and was getting used to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-08, 12:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,742
Posted By mgmoore7

I probably am going to spring for the pic. I...

I probably am going to spring for the pic. I like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-08, 12:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,317
Posted By mgmoore7

I look at it another way. If I spend an extra...

I look at it another way. If I spend an extra $80 on bike parts, then I am taking $80 that could be used for something else that is worth while such as a kids college savings, retirement, vacation,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,742
Posted By mgmoore7

Position - Flame away

I got a pretty good picture at my last event from the side. Just looking for comments on my position.

I still struggle with pain behind my right knee at times (tight hamstring) but I have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,872
Posted By mgmoore7

Need to Replace Xero Freehub Body - Where to get it or should I get new wheels

I need to replace my freehub body on my xero wheels. (XR-3) It looks like Xero is available only through a distributor....

Anyone know where I might be able to find something like this and what...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-08, 09:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,226
Posted By mgmoore7

I signed up for a duathlon. Then the fury began.

I signed up for a duathlon. Then the fury began.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By mgmoore7

Doesn't this end up being personal preference? ...

Doesn't this end up being personal preference? Additionally, finding the same pair year after year is probably going to be difficult.

I did just buy a pair of Specialized that I like alot...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-08, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By mgmoore7

Tricycle & Bike Crash (Almost)

So I am crusing through the neighborhood at about 18mph at night on the right side of the road as I normally do. Then I see something coming my way. It was a tricycle. I make some grunt and see...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-08, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By mgmoore7

Probably all the bikes that you would be looking...

Probably all the bikes that you would be looking at will work with your weight. Many people ride at heavier weights. Being 6'4" does put you into a bigger bike but that is why they come in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-08, 08:07 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,298
Posted By mgmoore7

Looks like you found a great deal. It is nice...

Looks like you found a great deal. It is nice to see that someone is showing everyone how even $300 can get a new bike that is capable of the same rides that a $4000 bike is.

Keep riding and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-08, 11:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,921
Posted By mgmoore7

Buy the Felt, sell the gun and use the proceeds...

Buy the Felt, sell the gun and use the proceeds of the gun for all the accessories you will be needing/wanting over the next 90 days.
08-11-08, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By mgmoore7

Thanks Thumpic Any other input from the...

Thanks Thumpic

Any other input from the Monday crowd. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-08, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By mgmoore7

Thanks Steven. Any comments from the Monday...

Thanks Steven.

Any comments from the Monday crowd?
08-09-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By mgmoore7

Can you help confirm what tools I need.

After leaving my bike in the shop for over a week and they had yet to get to it, I went and got it back and decided to do the work myself. I am very mechanically inclined and really was mad at...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-08, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By mgmoore7

Some Part Replacements - Compact, Ultegra 10sp Ok?, Cassette, etc

I have a 2004 Felt F60 that I purchased used LY and have put about 1200 miles on it since purchased. I would guess it had at least a few thousand miles or maybe more but still in usable condition.
...
08-09-08, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By mgmoore7

Thanks Everyone.

Thanks Everyone.
08-09-08, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By mgmoore7

Front Derailleur Issue

I have a 105 Front and 105 Shifters with a FSA Gossamer Triple.

1st, the derailleur was stuck in one position. I removed it and got it freed up.

The issue is that I can only get enough...
08-08-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By mgmoore7

Lost the Clyde Title

Well, after a few weeks now below the 200lb mark, I think I can now officialy say that I am no longer a clyde.

I started about 1 year ago riding, running and now swimming to loose weight. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 31,982
Posted By mgmoore7

There is a horror story for every company out...

There is a horror story for every company out there. Do hope you get it squared away though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-08, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By mgmoore7

Yeh, my elbows may stay locked a bit. I was...

Yeh, my elbows may stay locked a bit. I was leaning on the wall though, so my upper body position may have been impacted a little.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By mgmoore7

I knew I should have taken it off before the...

I knew I should have taken it off before the picture. I keep my phone, emergency contact card, chap stick, GU, etc in there. It is helpful when doing duathlon or tris because the tri shirts don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-08, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By mgmoore7

I started riding in July 07 on a Hybrid. Also...

I started riding in July 07 on a Hybrid. Also running. I got Time pedals on my Hybrid about Oct.

I got the road bike in Dec and immediately got a fit.

I did not have knee pain when riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-08, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By mgmoore7

LOL. I figured yall would find something to...

LOL. I figured yall would find something to laugh about. I had just got back from a test ride with the Speedplays and did not take it off.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By mgmoore7

For the Bike Fit Experts - pics

In light of my posterior knee pain over the last few months.
1. I have moved the seat down about 2cm in several increments
2. I just changed to SpeedPlay Zeros and have not done more than a quick...
Forum: Southeast
04-22-08, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By mgmoore7

"Great" Bike Fitter - Tampa

I am having some posterior knee pain and believe I need to get fit on my bike. I actually had a fit when I 1st got it but I have lost weight and changed seats and don't really believe I got a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,343
Posted By mgmoore7

The old bike was a hybrid so comparison is not...

The old bike was a hybrid so comparison is not really possible and these are the only shoes/pedals I have had.

I have normal arches although I do wear a motion control running shoe due to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,343
Posted By mgmoore7

Posterior Knee Pain - Nagging Problem

I have been having pain behind my right knee as shown in the picture. This pain started about 30-45 days after I purchased my road bike. A Felt F60. I am using Time RXE pedals. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-08, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,210
Posted By mgmoore7

My pain is still there but I have not given it...

My pain is still there but I have not given it much time to heal. I may need to go down a little further. I have a sprint tri next weekend and can't afford to slow the training too much. After the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-08, 09:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,879
Posted By mgmoore7

Yes, but I only go on private neighborhood roads.

Yes, but I only go on private neighborhood roads.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By mgmoore7

Let me add two more comments. 1. If...

Let me add two more comments.

1. If looking used, you need to have an idea of size that you need and to understand components, differences in frame design, differences in brands, etc. I bought...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-08, 03:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,716
Posted By mgmoore7

I agree. After a few months of regular "cycling"...

I agree. After a few months of regular "cycling" on the hybrid, I wanted a road bike. Once I got one, what a night and day difference.
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