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Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-19, 01:33 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 29,234
Posted By DGlenday

My guess - New material : Carbon nano-tubes...

My guess - New material : Carbon nano-tubes (CNT).

Same strength as CF, at less than 1/20th of the weight. Google it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-18, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,312
Posted By DGlenday

Mine is very accurate on all metrics. I train on...

Mine is very accurate on all metrics. I train on a CompuTrainer which measures speed, cadence and power separately, and the trainer and the Bolt match almost perfectly.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-18, 10:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,220
Posted By DGlenday

Some water bottles definitely have a plastic...

Some water bottles definitely have a plastic taste. Polar and Camelback don't.
09-05-18, 10:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,507
Posted By DGlenday

61 and I keep up with many thirty-somethings. ...

61 and I keep up with many thirty-somethings. There's airways someone faster than me, including some 63 and 64 year old friends. But I'm comfortable doing solo rides at 18 to 19 mph in areas with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-18, 10:16 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,045
Posted By DGlenday

lol :)

lol :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,045
Posted By DGlenday

lol :d

lol :d
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-18, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 788
Posted By DGlenday

If you can get into ultra distance cycling, ...

If you can get into ultra distance cycling, there's the World Ultra Cycling Assoc. World UltraCycling Association (http://Www.ultracycling.com)
06-30-18, 01:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,074
Posted By DGlenday

Congratulations! I'm a long time RAAM fan, and...

Congratulations! I'm a long time RAAM fan, and have several friends who have done RAAM and RAW.

I would consider doing it as part of a team, but not solo. The biggest hurdle seems to be the cost...
Replies: 0
Views: 805
Posted By DGlenday

Maryland Endurance Challenge - How Far Can You Ride In 12 Hours? Or 6 Hours? Or ...

I'm the event director for an ultra distance event here in Maryland, in which all net proceeds go to a charity that helps homeless schoolkids . Here's the charity's web site:...
04-02-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By DGlenday

Maryland Endurance Challenge - Charity Event For Racers, Endurance Cyclists, And Fun-

I'm the event director for an ultra distance event here in Maryland, in which all net proceeds go to a charity that helps homeless schoolkids . Here's the charity's web site:...
04-02-18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,613
Posted By DGlenday

OMG - that will teach me to read a thread in full...

OMG - that will teach me to read a thread in full before posting!

Charlene, I'm so sorry to read about Rowan's accident. I'm sending many prayers and positive thoughts for a full recovery.
04-02-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,613
Posted By DGlenday

I haven't read all posts on this thread yet -...

I haven't read all posts on this thread yet - will do so tonight - so this topic may have already been covered.

Several years ago, I did the Michigan National 24-Hour Challenge. (It turned out to...
04-02-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,613
Posted By DGlenday

Sorry that I just now saw this thread. I've done...

Sorry that I just now saw this thread. I've done a fair number of randonees and ultra-distance events, and belong to both RUSA and the UMCA (or as it's now called ... WUCA).

In addition, I'm the...
03-29-18, 10:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,292
Posted By DGlenday

I wonder what I'd look like in a 50 plus jersey. ...

I wonder what I'd look like in a 50 plus jersey.

Oh,wait...
<-------- like that!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-18, 11:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,004
Posted By DGlenday

There are 2 "gold standards" for cyclists ......

There are 2 "gold standards" for cyclists ... IMHO:

25 miles in an hour

And

100 miles in 5 hours.

There's some debate about whether these achievements should be with our without drafting,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-18, 11:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,205
Posted By DGlenday

Meh- the Element looks like the box it came in. ...

Meh- the Element looks like the box it came in.

I'd rather go for a more upscale SUV ... I'd get both the utility for cycling and the comfort I want for day to day driving.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-18, 11:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,870
Posted By DGlenday

Wahoo Elemnt Bolt, to replace my trusty old...

Wahoo Elemnt Bolt, to replace my trusty old Garmin

Smart Trainer

$1,000 - gone :(
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-18, 04:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,378
Posted By DGlenday

Still - I'll bet they'll be happy to have you...

Still - I'll bet they'll be happy to have you join them again - especially if you explain to them in advance that that type of ride is a relatively new experience for you.

I made about 1,000 faux...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-17, 10:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,378
Posted By DGlenday

I could have written that. For reading the...

I could have written that.

For reading the cue sheet ... I wear bifocal cycling glasses. Helps me read the cue sheet, the Garmin, and the menu at the coffee shop after the ride :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-17, 11:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,378
Posted By DGlenday

Your original question was about group ride...

Your original question was about group ride etiquette.

When they were at that regrouping point, they were waiting for you. But despite that courtesy, you just blew by them. That, at least, is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-17, 12:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,314
Posted By DGlenday

1,000 more miles than 2017 Lose 5 lbs ...

1,000 more miles than 2017

Lose 5 lbs

Compete in ultra distance race(s)
12-23-17, 07:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,464
Posted By DGlenday

Thanks again, Bill! You (and Monica) rock!

Thanks again, Bill! You (and Monica) rock!
11-26-17, 10:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,464
Posted By DGlenday

In for the bib shorts. PayPal'd the $$. I...

In for the bib shorts. PayPal'd the $$.

I might have to get an updated avatar picture :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-17, 11:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,042
Posted By DGlenday

There's still value in spring an American...

There's still value in spring an American business.
11-09-17, 12:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,297
Posted By DGlenday

Sounds good, Bill. I'm in for the bib shorts, ...

Sounds good, Bill. I'm in for the bib shorts, and will have a close look at the wind jacket.

Thanks!
11-08-17, 11:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,297
Posted By DGlenday

I have a jersey. 《------ See ? :) But...

I have a jersey.

《------ See ? :)

But if you're doing matching bib shorts to turn it into a "kit", I'm interested.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-17, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,194
Posted By DGlenday

There's a brand called Monton Sports. Decent...

There's a brand called Monton Sports.

Decent people who were important sponsors in a race I put on earlier this year. And I found them right here, on bikeforums.

I believe they're based in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-17, 11:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,453
Posted By DGlenday

I didn't know what that was, and looked it up. ...

I didn't know what that was, and looked it up. It's exactly what I've been looking for ... and I ordered one.

Thanks for the recommendation.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-17, 12:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,102
Posted By DGlenday

^^ This

^^ This
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-17, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By DGlenday

And I do 4 of the 5 sports. I have expensive...

And I do 4 of the 5 sports.

I have expensive tastes :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-17, 10:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,774
Posted By DGlenday

Because the brainwashed market doesn't understand...

Because the brainwashed market doesn't understand that although the top of the line bikes are all carbon and not aluminum ... the best aluminum bikes are WAY better than the entry level carbon bikes....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-17, 10:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,294
Posted By DGlenday

True

True
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-17, 01:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,294
Posted By DGlenday

No,there wasn't.

No,there wasn't.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-17, 08:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,174
Posted By DGlenday

I had this recently. A 4 year old bike that...

I had this recently.

A 4 year old bike that I'd ridden at 50 mph several times suddenly started a speed wobble every time I went over 33 mph.

LBS looked it over and found that my spokes needed...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-17, 10:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,811
Posted By DGlenday

Yes, I have. I have 2 pairs of shoes - 1...

Yes, I have.

I have 2 pairs of shoes - 1 with walkables and 1 with standard cleats.

I have not been toone impressed by the walkables because:
- The cleat mechanism is not as robust
- The...
09-09-17, 11:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,036
Posted By DGlenday

Many thanks! I've sent a "join...

Many thanks! I've sent a "join request".
09-08-17, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,036
Posted By DGlenday

In the mid '70s, I used to race for TI Raleigh -...

In the mid '70s, I used to race for TI Raleigh - through a club called JCRC.

We only wore the white jerseys, and they did not have the pockets on the front.

Some of the pictures of the white...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-17, 11:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,177
Posted By DGlenday

GCN just did an interview with the product...

GCN just did an interview with the product manager from Fizik.

Among other things, one of the questions he was asked was ... what's the difference between an expensive saddle and a cheap one.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 12:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,335
Posted By DGlenday

Thanks :( I guess it's a good thing that...

Thanks :(

I guess it's a good thing that PowerTaps come with a 2 year warranty.
08-29-17, 12:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,323
Posted By DGlenday

I'm 60, and never bother with the age group...

I'm 60, and never bother with the age group rankings. I have several KOMs and many top 10s ... and don't need the age comparison.

On the power meter question:
I've done a few rides that were...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 11:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,675
Posted By DGlenday

The bike I want is configured with standard chain...

The bike I want is configured with standard chain rings. Seems I can't get it with a compact. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-17, 12:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,335
Posted By DGlenday

Can you elaborate?

Can you elaborate?
08-22-17, 12:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,495
Posted By DGlenday

60 years old. 174.

60 years old.

174.
08-22-17, 12:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,067
Posted By DGlenday

Oh, I get that ALL THE TIME! . . . . . ...

Oh, I get that ALL THE TIME!
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In my mind
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-17, 11:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,335
Posted By DGlenday

That's a relief, thanks. I've liked it so far.

That's a relief, thanks. I've liked it so far.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-17, 11:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,995
Posted By DGlenday

^^ This. Remember to look far ahead. Watch...

^^ This.

Remember to look far ahead. Watch the road surface. Clinch the top tube between my knees if I'm not pedaling. What's the latest point I can brake for this curve and still make it through...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-17, 11:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,335
Posted By DGlenday

I bought a GS hub and paid a lot to have a pair...

I bought a GS hub and paid a lot to have a pair of wheels built around it.

What performance problems should I expect?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-17, 10:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,074
Posted By DGlenday

Yes

Yes
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-17, 02:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,795
Posted By DGlenday

No secret. It's a 500. Per my earlier post, I...

No secret. It's a 500. Per my earlier post, I bought it in 2014, when the 520 was being introduced. Per multiple posts in this forum the 520 had multiple software glitches. My mistake - I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-17, 07:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,795
Posted By DGlenday

You've been luckier than me. I bought a...

You've been luckier than me.

I bought a specially made Garmin charger (with non-standard USB wiring that is specific to Garmin, made by Gomadic) - and it did not work. I tried using standard USB...
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