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03-01-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,083
Posted By jaxgtr

90\10 solo... The only real time I do a group...

90\10 solo... The only real time I do a group ride is if it is a early evening ride in the summertime. Most of the groups rides are early morning and I just hate waking up at 5 to be at a 7 am start...
02-28-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 156,189
Posted By jaxgtr

Only did 25...got stopped by a train stuck on the...

Only did 25...got stopped by a train stuck on the tracks and since I could not see where it ended, I just head back home. Was shooting for 35, but the shorten ride meant I had to help the wife redo...
02-23-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 156,189
Posted By jaxgtr

23 wonderful miles under crystal clear blue skies...

23 wonderful miles under crystal clear blue skies and no wind.
02-21-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 156,189
Posted By jaxgtr

Oh that sucks.....I hate when that happens. I...

Oh that sucks.....I hate when that happens. I also hate when you start out into headwinds in an effort to have it at your back on the return when it switches on you and now you are out and back into...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,478
Posted By jaxgtr

you could use concrete tires and get a more...

you could use concrete tires and get a more comfortable ride than Gatorskins
02-20-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 156,189
Posted By jaxgtr

first sun in 10 days, rode 38 miles.

first sun in 10 days, rode 38 miles.
02-15-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,481
Posted By jaxgtr

LOL, thanks. I spent way too much on my garage,...

LOL, thanks. I spent way too much on my garage, but damn did it come out nice. The floor was the most cost efficient of everything. However, I must correct you on your orange and blue reference....I...
02-15-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By jaxgtr

Try posting or having this thread moved to the...

Try posting or having this thread moved to the Clydesdale forum, you might get a better response.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,264
Posted By jaxgtr

I never had any issues mounting gp4k or its...

I never had any issues mounting gp4k or its variants on any of my rims in the past, but I have heard nothing but horror stories on the gp5k getting them mounted, the first time at least, so this has...
02-14-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,466
Posted By jaxgtr

I had an older generation of the spyre's and had...

I had an older generation of the spyre's and had a lot of issue with rubbing and overall crappy stopping power. I was ready to crush them in a press when I decided to replace the cable and housing...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,264
Posted By jaxgtr

When I was in the LBS I got my domane at, I...

When I was in the LBS I got my domane at, I noticed one of the service chaps have a rough time mounting some gp5k on a set of Enve rims. One of the other guys went to his car, grabbed the crank...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,343
Posted By jaxgtr

2nd the grippytack. I used Lizardskin for a long...

2nd the grippytack. I used Lizardskin for a long time, but tried this on my Domane and really liked it. My Emonda was needing some new tape and I put some on it as well.
...
02-09-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By jaxgtr

ace hardware has an amazing supply of small...

ace hardware has an amazing supply of small things like that you can buy individually if you have them in your area.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By jaxgtr

My Emonda is the ALR version, so the SLR Carbon...

My Emonda is the ALR version, so the SLR Carbon has an obvious advantage on overall smoothness, but, the Trek Alpha 300 frame with carbon bars and seat post, really helps make the ride less harsh...
02-07-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By jaxgtr

I have a road wave cell and have not had any...

I have a road wave cell and have not had any issues with my glasses. I have Oakley prescription glasses.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By jaxgtr

very nice. I also have the 2021 SLR 7 Project 1...

very nice. I also have the 2021 SLR 7 Project 1 and love the ride. I was looking at those wheels but at the time, but decided to stay with the Pro 3V's for now and maybe down the road, I will...
02-05-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,963
Posted By jaxgtr

Finally all the kids have moved out.....:beer: So...

Finally all the kids have moved out.....:beer: So I built out a crafting pain cave for my wife, complete with customized closet shelving
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea, the Equip D is about 150 more than the...

Yea, the Equip D is about 150 more than the original design....could not justify that and I did not care about it being black, so I just bought the silver model original and if I had gotten for 2...
02-03-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By jaxgtr

I have always had issue with the...

I have always had issue with the Front....:troll:. Rear, pish posh, never a problem....
02-02-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By jaxgtr

yep, same here....

yep, same here....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19,840
Views: 4,313,100
Posted By jaxgtr

Park Tool Adjustable Torque Driver ...

Park Tool Adjustable Torque Driver


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01-26-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,921
Posted By jaxgtr

running killing my knee's

running killing my knee's
01-24-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,658
Posted By jaxgtr

I actually find their sizing to be pretty good as...

I actually find their sizing to be pretty good as I am not skinny and their jerseys, shorts, and shoes match up with what I normally wear. And I am not asian if that matters.
01-21-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,229
Posted By jaxgtr

No disagreement with this at all. For the most...

No disagreement with this at all. For the most part, I have been lucky in that I been able to take many of the bike models I bought for log test rides, versus cruising the parking lot. I've had...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,452
Posted By jaxgtr

Amen!!!! I had a Cannondale SuperSix that I...

Amen!!!! I had a Cannondale SuperSix that I absolutely loved and should have kept, but I was stupid and sold it. I got a super deal on a Synapse HiMod and initially liked it, but grew to hate every...
01-20-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,964
Posted By jaxgtr

I went with Rouvy specifically because I don't...

I went with Rouvy specifically because I don't race and just wanted something to allow me to ride some hills and an occasional mountain as I live is very flat Florida. I got my subscription for $10 a...
01-18-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 156,189
Posted By jaxgtr

10 miles on the trainer on my lunch.

10 miles on the trainer on my lunch.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By jaxgtr

Well I just said might look at them, and they...

Well I just said might look at them, and they were less than 12k. :D
01-13-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 774
Posted By jaxgtr

I always carry my id, money, debit\credit in a...

I always carry my id, money, debit\credit in a zip lock back and it works perfectly.
01-13-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,563
Posted By jaxgtr

I got hit by a city bus one day and luckily did...

I got hit by a city bus one day and luckily did not sustain major damage...I have to say, I was a little gun shy at first, and it took a while to ride on that specific road again, but eventually I...
01-11-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By jaxgtr

pretty common issue right now. Parts supply...

pretty common issue right now. Parts supply chains are an issue and that is causing a lot of the delay. You are also in between model years as well, so the switch over is also a delay. When I was...
01-11-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 156,189
Posted By jaxgtr

36 miles to St. Augustine and back...very nice...

36 miles to St. Augustine and back...very nice ride.
01-11-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,229
Posted By jaxgtr

I did, but then I just went Project One...the...

I did, but then I just went Project One...the Trek just fit me better....The lead time went from 6 months to 3 days...Project One it is then.
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By jaxgtr

https://archive.trekbikes.com/us/en/2003 ...

https://archive.trekbikes.com/us/en/2003


Select a year and look for the model.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,621
Posted By jaxgtr

During the heat of the summer, I would ride at...

During the heat of the summer, I would ride at night after my wife and kids would go to bed. It was nice and I would select roads that did not have a lot of traffic on them. There was a couple of...
01-09-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,295
Views: 156,189
Posted By jaxgtr

:lol:, that's always a joke I have with my wife...

:lol:, that's always a joke I have with my wife when I ask if she wants to join me on a ride. I tell her I will pick a route where the wind is at her back.....it rarely ever is and I will get the eye...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,556
Posted By jaxgtr

From a thread in Advocacy and Safety... sums it...

From a thread in Advocacy and Safety... sums it up perfectly.....
01-08-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,532
Posted By jaxgtr

I turned 56 last December and I had plans to ride...

I turned 56 last December and I had plans to ride 56 miles that day, until a cold front pulled in the day before, drop the temps to upper 30's and lots of wind. I live in North Florida, I don't ride...
01-08-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,864
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep a few years back, I had just come off a 7200...

Yep a few years back, I had just come off a 7200 mile year and working to hit 8K. I was on a group ride and the guy in front of me hit his brakes accidentally when he was trying to change gears and...
01-08-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 671,615
Posted By jaxgtr

The are the 2 primary rides... I like the Viper...

The are the 2 primary rides... I like the Viper Red :thumb:

Domane


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01-08-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,474
Posted By jaxgtr

I carry a tube, 2 co2's, plugs, and duct tape...

I carry a tube, 2 co2's, plugs, and duct tape around my tire levels in case I need to boot the tire. I just tear off a small piece and cover the hole from the inside and it will keep a tube from...
01-06-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,864
Posted By jaxgtr

I will say this.....while I was in better overall...

I will say this.....while I was in better overall shape when I was younger, the military will help with that, but when I see people my age that can barely walk or even walk a flight of stairs, I do...
01-06-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,864
Posted By jaxgtr

I am 56, my wife says I am 14 most of the time....

I am 56, my wife says I am 14 most of the time. :lol:
01-06-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,246
Posted By jaxgtr

My wife started down that trail of tears....I...

My wife started down that trail of tears....I sort of had to put my foot down that if she brought in anything new, meaning she was going to have to buy more storage bins, carts, spacing sucking stuff...
01-05-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,467
Posted By jaxgtr

I rode as a kid, and then , adulthood got in the...

I rode as a kid, and then , adulthood got in the way. It been about 15 years since I picked it back up.
01-04-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,246
Posted By jaxgtr

[QUOTE=billmckay;21862515] ... So, how do you...

[QUOTE=billmckay;21862515] ... So, how do you get the space to play around with old bikes while living in a condo with limited storage./QUOTE]

Look into the Steadyrack's. They allow you to store...
01-04-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,246
Posted By jaxgtr

My wife is a scrapbooker\card maker occasional...

My wife is a scrapbooker\card maker occasional bike rider. The money pit that is arts and crafts is mind blowing and far more expensive that all of my bikes I have ever owned. She never gives me...
01-03-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By jaxgtr

I wouldn't bet my life on it....but we can dream.

I wouldn't bet my life on it....but we can dream.
01-03-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,197
Posted By jaxgtr

If you have the room on your seat post, mount it...

If you have the room on your seat post, mount it on the seat post....Bontrager makes some nice lights and they come with excellent seat post mounts or if you are using one of the newer saddles, they...
01-03-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By jaxgtr

2 words.....social media

2 words.....social media
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