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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By DEK

I got a Focus Cayo with SRAM Force a couple...

I got a Focus Cayo with SRAM Force a couple months ago and absolutely love the bike. Not too many shops carry this brand. I got mine at VO2 Max Cycles in San Antonio, FL. Not sure if any of this...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18,639
Views: 3,686,417
Posted By DEK

+1. Got an Element Bolt last week. Only have 2...

+1. Got an Element Bolt last week. Only have 2 rides with it but it's so easy to set up and use that I'm really enjoying it and can't wait to use more of the advanced features.
05-04-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,275
Posted By DEK

Congrats and enjoy. I hope to join the retirement...

Congrats and enjoy. I hope to join the retirement group in 1-2 years.
05-01-18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,978
Posted By DEK

I have twice. Once when I hit an unleashed dog...

I have twice. Once when I hit an unleashed dog and the 2nd time trying to avoid broad-siding some kids on their BMX bikes crossing the cycling path I was on.
04-13-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,120
Posted By DEK

I use mint denture tablets. Fill the bottle with...

I use mint denture tablets. Fill the bottle with cold water; drop the tablet in; let it soak overnight; rinse out in the morning. Just a hint of a mint aroma but I like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-15, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18,639
Views: 3,686,417
Posted By DEK

Nightrider Mako 200 USB Headlight. With later...

Nightrider Mako 200 USB Headlight. With later sunrise times coming, I needed a better headlight so I can do some early morning rides. This fit the bill perfectly. 200 lumens and USB charging.
08-14-15, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 456,989
Posted By DEK

Have been riding this for about 3 years now... ...

Have been riding this for about 3 years now...

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08-14-15, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,116
Posted By DEK

I use Oakley Flak Jacket XLs and love them. Just...

I use Oakley Flak Jacket XLs and love them. Just my $0.02 worth. :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-15, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,251
Posted By DEK

This +1

This +1
05-13-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,111
Posted By DEK

Where's the "Mid-Mid" selection? I have a 2011...

Where's the "Mid-Mid" selection? I have a 2011 Felt Z85 and drive a '14 Chrysler 300. I don't think either of those would be considered Low or High end. At least IMHO.
04-20-15, 12:10 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 22,661
Posted By DEK

Most of my rides are solo but I like to do the...

Most of my rides are solo but I like to do the occasional group ride.
Forum: Southeast
01-14-15, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By DEK

I'd be interested depending on the date. I'm...

I'd be interested depending on the date. I'm about 30 minutes from the Route 54 trail head.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-13, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,430
Posted By DEK

I bought a $20 pair of fishing glasses at Wally...

I bought a $20 pair of fishing glasses at Wally World that have a reading lens at the bottom. I wear those during my solo rides. When I'm in a group, I wear my prescription Oakley Flak Jacket XL.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By DEK

Living in Florida, biking anywhere/anytime isn't...

Living in Florida, biking anywhere/anytime isn't the best thing to do...

http://floridacyclinglaw.com/blog/archives/florida-bicycling-dangerous-by-design
05-15-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,219
Posted By DEK

+1 on this ^^^^ Never have a problem using...

+1 on this ^^^^

Never have a problem using normal detergent.
05-01-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By DEK

The "dark side" of this is I've read articles...

The "dark side" of this is I've read articles that theives are using Strava-like sites to monitor where the nice bikes are for stealing. Be careful about what you post or you may go for a ride one...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-13, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By DEK

A Question About Speedplay Pedals

For you Speedplay Light Action users, do these pedals/cleats allow for unclipping in either direction: inwards and outwards twist?

I'm thinking of moving to Speedplays but I have an issue with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-13, 12:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,050
Posted By DEK

Happened to me a few weeks ago. Felt something...

Happened to me a few weeks ago. Felt something hit my helmet then my head and then - crap! - sharp pain in head. Stopped and pulled my helmet off just in time to see the culprit fly off. But of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-13, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 966
Posted By DEK

Don't have a Strava or Garmin or whatever. Don't...

Don't have a Strava or Garmin or whatever. Don't want one either. I ride for fun. :)

OK, yes, I have a bike computer to track my miles; so it's not all fun and games.
03-27-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,201
Posted By DEK

>>>What distance and purpose was your last bike...

>>>What distance and purpose was your last bike ride? <<<

27 miles. Fun, exercise.

>>>Also, would you classify your home as being in a city, suburb or rural area?<<<

City, if you can call...
03-27-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,169
Posted By DEK

Glad to hear your wife is recovering. Best wishes...

Glad to hear your wife is recovering. Best wishes to her and you. As for your question about riding, I've never crashed that bad to think about quitting and, obviously, hope I never do. A few...
Forum: Foo
03-08-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By DEK

A truly sad day. My condolences and prayers to...

A truly sad day. My condolences and prayers to the friends and family and especially the children of the fallen officers.
02-19-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,730
Posted By DEK

If I could I'd probably crush it when I put my...

If I could I'd probably crush it when I put my fat a$$ on it.
02-19-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,862
Posted By DEK

^^ This. I don't understand naming them. I...

^^ This.

I don't understand naming them. I have a Felt Z85. So guess what I call it? Yep, my Z85. I never understood people naming cars either. They already have names.
02-19-13, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By DEK

Got the email from them and responded. Forwarded...

Got the email from them and responded. Forwarded to my wife and best friend to help out.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By DEK

Can't speak to their bibs but I have several of...

Can't speak to their bibs but I have several of their jerseys and love them. In my opinion they have good quality and consistent sizing. And I've never paid full price for one as they always have...
01-31-13, 11:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,909
Posted By DEK

Gerry: Glad to hear your wife is doing better....

Gerry: Glad to hear your wife is doing better. Enjoy Italy and we expect pics.

As for me, cycling has helped me lose 60+ lbs and feel really good about myself for the first time in a very long...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,822
Posted By DEK

Got my Z85 just about 2 years ago and except for...

Got my Z85 just about 2 years ago and except for a handful of rides, my old Motobecane Grand Record is sitting in my storage shed. If anyone is interested in it, I'd be willing to part with it to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,334
Posted By DEK

First ride for '13 was on Saturday 1/5. Did 26.5...

First ride for '13 was on Saturday 1/5. Did 26.5 solo miles on the Upper Tampa Trail. Nice cool (55+ degrees) Florida day.
Forum: Foo
01-07-13, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By DEK

I think I stopped around book 4 or 5. Way too...

I think I stopped around book 4 or 5. Way too long and dragged out. 14 books?!? Really?!?!? Why stop there? Why not shoot for 20? 30? 50? Meh. I had enough with the first few books.
Forum: Foo
12-28-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 771
Posted By DEK

!!!!! You and 10 BILLION other people. :D

!!!!! You and 10 BILLION other people. :D
Forum: Foo
12-27-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 771
Posted By DEK

My niece and her boyfriend are coming over New...

My niece and her boyfriend are coming over New Year's Eve for dinner and board games. Then New Year's morning I'm making bacon and pancakes breakfast, we'll all watch the Rose Parade and then the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-12, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18,639
Views: 3,686,417
Posted By DEK

Got the first jersey as a Christmas present and...

Got the first jersey as a Christmas present and the 2nd as a "present" to myself. :D


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Forum: Foo
12-26-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,103
Posted By DEK

Big Bang Theory and any football game.

Big Bang Theory and any football game.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,003
Posted By DEK

When I lived in Chicago I once rode when it was...

When I lived in Chicago I once rode when it was -10F and I'll NEVER do that again. Freakin' cold but fun in a strange sort of way. Now that I'm in FLA., it obviously doesn't get that cold but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By DEK

Sweet! Enjoy the ride.

Sweet! Enjoy the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,137
Posted By DEK

Well, let's see. I bought my first bike when I...

Well, let's see. I bought my first bike when I was 17 and my 2nd bike when I was 56; so, I guess it's about once every 39 years. So I can start looking forward to a new bike when I'm 95. :D
12-19-12, 12:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,912
Posted By DEK

I'm currently about 250 miles past my goal of...

I'm currently about 250 miles past my goal of 5,000 miles for 2012. If all goes well, I'm hoping to make it to 5,500 for the year.
Forum: Foo
12-19-12, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 376
Posted By DEK

I listen to Pandora, Tune In and Digitally...

I listen to Pandora, Tune In and Digitally Imported on my smartphone a lot. But no worries for me as I have Sprint so I have unlimited data. Very nice. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,288
Posted By DEK

Inside a ziploc plastic bag inside my saddle bag....

Inside a ziploc plastic bag inside my saddle bag. Figure that's the safest place for it. Shouldn't get wet if it rains and little (no?) damage if I fall.
12-12-12, 12:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,613
Posted By DEK

The last time I got a flu shot (about 15 years...

The last time I got a flu shot (about 15 years ago) I got the absolute worse case of flu I ever had. My wife was close to taking me to the hospital due to dehydration. Since then I have not gotten...
11-28-12, 01:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,387
Posted By DEK

If a 30 year old woman struck up a conversation...

If a 30 year old woman struck up a conversation with me, I'd do my best to not go bike riding any further that day.
Forum: Foo
11-28-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,211
Posted By DEK

I'd love to see Pink Floyd with Waters and...

I'd love to see Pink Floyd with Waters and Gilmour together and I consider paying $100+ per ticket for that. But that isn't going to happen so I don't have to worry about it.
11-27-12, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 862
Posted By DEK

Awesome news, Bill. Keep it up. My best wishes...

Awesome news, Bill. Keep it up. My best wishes to you.
11-27-12, 12:57 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,897
Posted By DEK

1. Ride more than I do in 2012. 2. Ride the...

1. Ride more than I do in 2012.

2. Ride the Ride Without Limits again but try the 100 miles instead of the 62.

3. Do another charity ride besides the one in #2.

4. Enjoy riding more than I...
Forum: Foo
11-13-12, 10:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,372
Posted By DEK

Awesome. Congrats!!!

Awesome. Congrats!!!
Forum: Foo
11-13-12, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 712
Posted By DEK

Did my first ever charity ride:...

Did my first ever charity ride: http://www.ridewithoutlimits.org/

Was an excellent ride. Several of the kids from the UCP center greeted us at the end of the ride with homemade medals. It was so...
Forum: Foo
11-13-12, 10:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,040
Posted By DEK

Well said. I lived in Chicago for 50+ years...

Well said.

I lived in Chicago for 50+ years and now live in Tampa area. I wouldn't move back to Chicago unless my life depended on it. I hated winter in Chicago and now I love winter. For...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-12, 12:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,904
Posted By DEK

Got my Felt Z85 in March of '11. Has just under...

Got my Felt Z85 in March of '11. Has just under 8,000 miles on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-12, 07:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,564
Posted By DEK

I've purchased several items from Nashbar over...

I've purchased several items from Nashbar over the years and never had an issue. I could be wrong but I believe they're now affiliate with Performance rather than a rival.
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