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04-17-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By yeamac

So I was able to spend more time researching this...

So I was able to spend more time researching this and want to follow up. There just isn't a low cost basic wireless speed/cadence computer out there right now from a major brand (not willing to try...
04-16-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By yeamac

Thanks for the replies. I didn't think about the...

Thanks for the replies. I didn't think about the bike 1/bike 2 feature, so that does make sense that it would work with the same sensor. I'll see if I can find a wireless model that works with the...
04-14-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By yeamac

OK, so I've been reading online about the various...

OK, so I've been reading online about the various products available today (haven't computer shopped in 5-6 years) and am looking at the LEZYNE Enhanced Super GPS Cycling Computer...
04-14-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By yeamac

Wireless Bike computer--can I use 2 of the same model and have 1 sensor feed both?

So I'm having my 1996 Cannondale tandem overhauled, and am removing the defective wired computers and want to run wireless.

First question -- can I buy two computers of the same model, can I use...
Forum: Touring
06-06-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,206
Posted By yeamac

I take it these are brand new shoes and you just...

I take it these are brand new shoes and you just started using them? If cleat placement/protrusion isn't a problem, you might need a different shoe and/or size.

One thing to take into...
Forum: Touring
04-29-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,354
Posted By yeamac

Because we all know the occasional used shower...

Because we all know the occasional used shower cap is sending hotels rates sky high.
Forum: Texas
05-14-13, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By yeamac

Yes, I rode the Rolling Hills Challenge 100 mile...

Yes, I rode the Rolling Hills Challenge 100 mile route and it was certainly a challenge with all the rolling hills for a Houston flat-lander like me. It didn't help that my longest ride of the season...
Forum: Texas
05-10-13, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By yeamac

Thanks for the replies. Hope the weather holds....

Thanks for the replies. Hope the weather holds. If it looks bad maybe I'll end up doing the 62 or 50 mile route.
Forum: Texas
05-08-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By yeamac

Care to elaborate? I infer you are saying I...

Care to elaborate?

I infer you are saying I should not take the word "challenge" in the name lightly. ;)
Forum: Texas
04-13-13, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By yeamac

Anyone here ridden the Rolling Hills Challenge Bike Ride that starts in Columbus?

I was looking at organized rides around Houston on Saturdays and want to know if anyone has ridden in the Rolling Hills Challenge and if so, what you thought of it, the course, etc.
...
Forum: Touring
04-25-12, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By yeamac

Unlike some of these other hoodlums, I read your...

Unlike some of these other hoodlums, I read your title in the way you meant it.

Sorry to hear about your accident -- glad no one was hurt. But hey, it can only be better next time! Plus, now you...
Forum: Texas
04-18-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,471
Posted By yeamac

My advice for those riding the MS150 this year:...

My advice for those riding the MS150 this year: Get in the drops. Find a big cyclist that you can draft. Have fun!
Forum: Touring
04-10-12, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By yeamac

A few things you may have already thought of: ...

A few things you may have already thought of:

- record at 720P and/or a higher compression setting to reduce file size
- turn the camera off at the more boring stretches of the trip to save...
Forum: Touring
04-10-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,141
Posted By yeamac

Noises I have experienced similar to this and...

Noises I have experienced similar to this and their causes include:

Have replaced my Bottom Bracket 2x already -- the Shimano one that came stock on my bike and even the replacement had a plastic...
Forum: Touring
04-10-12, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,318
Posted By yeamac

Sounds like a fun trip. A few questions that...

Sounds like a fun trip. A few questions that might help others give advice...

What do you plan to do for lodging? (hotel, camp w/tent, etc)

What is your goal for each of the major cities? Ride...
Forum: Touring
04-10-12, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,633
Posted By yeamac

+1 to what Chris says. I lean more toward...

+1 to what Chris says.

I lean more toward the heavy side, with a belly, and tried bibs and did not like them. For many reasons that Chris mentions, the biggest two being I felt they were too hot...
Forum: Texas
04-10-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,438
Posted By yeamac

Vittoria Rubino Pro...

Vittoria Rubino Pro (http://www.vittoria.com/en/product/rubino/#product-96) is a great tire in 700 x 25c. Lighter weight, excellent flat protection, decent price. I used them for years on my road...
Forum: Touring
04-07-12, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By yeamac

I bought my Brooks from an REI garage sale. It...

I bought my Brooks from an REI garage sale. It was an impulse buy because it was a $165 saddle for $50. I always wanted to try a Brooks, but as the owner of a Selle An-Atomica, I didn't want to spend...
Forum: Touring
04-05-12, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,585
Posted By yeamac

Can't comment about a whistle, but I pull out my...

Can't comment about a whistle, but I pull out my water bottle and give a spray in the direction of the dog when they are pretty close and in my experience (only 3x) they always backed down.
Forum: Touring
04-05-12, 09:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,201
Posted By yeamac

No personal experience or scientific perspective,...

No personal experience or scientific perspective, but my take is if you don't like riding against the wind, and if a great part of tour preparation is mental, and you believe that the winds across...
Forum: Touring
04-04-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,371
Posted By yeamac

Congrats on your first tour and thanks for not...

Congrats on your first tour and thanks for not chickening out. You are an inspiration to the rest of us getting ready for their first tour in the coming weeks.
Forum: Touring
03-24-12, 12:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,048
Posted By yeamac

+1 Great pedals to wear your favorite...

+1

Great pedals to wear your favorite shoes/sandals.
Forum: Texas
03-03-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By yeamac

Blasted ... Sunday ... rides! :mad:

Blasted ... Sunday ... rides! :mad:
Forum: Texas
04-27-11, 06:37 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,544
Posted By yeamac

Bump for BF SW Houston ride this Saturday, April...

Bump for BF SW Houston ride this Saturday, April 30.

Details:
Meet at McDonalds at 5911 S Braeswood Blvd/Hillcroft by 6:40am (store opens at 6:00 if you want coffee/need restroom, etc)
Leave...
Forum: Texas
04-19-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,544
Posted By yeamac

Parking in front of the house is fine. Anytime....

Parking in front of the house is fine. Anytime. Maybe 80 is too ambitious. If so, we can scale it back to 68 miles to North Angleton Chevron, or 54 miles to Rosharon.

And I hope temps drop a...
Forum: Texas
04-17-11, 08:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,940
Posted By yeamac

Any ride reports? Weather seemed fantastic. I'm...

Any ride reports? Weather seemed fantastic. I'm jealous and want to live vicariously through someone.
Forum: Texas
04-17-11, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By yeamac

Spring in TX is always the windiest time of year....

Spring in TX is always the windiest time of year. Summer is better, and fall usually isn't too bad either.



Thats ... thats ... CHEATING!



I'm opposite. I try to go early into the wind...
Forum: Texas
04-17-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,544
Posted By yeamac

I have no problem with you taking photos but am...

I have no problem with you taking photos but am wondering who is going to want to see photos of a bunch of overweight, middle-aged men? Although some of the guys do have some pretty sexy calves. Not...
Forum: Texas
03-28-11, 01:49 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,544
Posted By yeamac

Speaking of, I'm going to request the city to add...

Speaking of, I'm going to request the city to add a few more construction projects along the Braes Bayou path as I think the 4 projects currently blocking the path is kind of a low number.
...
Forum: Texas
03-21-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,544
Posted By yeamac

Judging by the replies we can all take a couple...

Judging by the replies we can all take a couple of trips around the block at a slow pace. :D

Thought I would get us thinking ahead so everyone can put on a few miles before we go out and do a...
Forum: Texas
03-17-11, 07:27 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,544
Posted By yeamac

Springtime. Time to resurrect the thread. Anyone...

Springtime. Time to resurrect the thread. Anyone up for a ride?
Forum: Texas
11-04-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,940
Posted By yeamac

about 13,000, give or take

about 13,000, give or take
Forum: Touring
09-27-10, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,755
Posted By yeamac

I gave them a try after hearing all the good...

I gave them a try after hearing all the good things about them. Didn't like them one bit.
Forum: Texas
09-26-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,137
Posted By yeamac

Thanks for the info on the ride. I hope to do...

Thanks for the info on the ride. I hope to do this ride this year.



Look at the "h" in Moonlight. Then look at the y/n in "bicycle." It really looks like an "n" was accidentally typed in place...
Forum: Texas
08-01-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By yeamac

Can't get vomit on the designer clothes....

Can't get vomit on the designer clothes. :rolleyes:

Thanks for helping.
Forum: Texas
07-31-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By yeamac

Good ride today. 5 guys showed up. We got about...

Good ride today. 5 guys showed up. We got about 90 miles give or take depending on where we all started from. I say we wait until the weather cools before we do this again!
Forum: Texas
07-30-10, 09:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By yeamac

When you ride, it makes a breeze, so will cool...

When you ride, it makes a breeze, so will cool you off. :P


I always feel safer when you come along, Rex. I don't think that bulge in your pack is a stale powerbar. :D

Seriously, be glad to...
Forum: Texas
07-30-10, 08:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By yeamac

I have parked at businesses sometimes and have...

I have parked at businesses sometimes and have always gone in and asked management and they were fine with it.

But I will PM you my address so you can park on the street at my house, if you...
Forum: Texas
07-26-10, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By yeamac

Ha-ha, oops. Meant JULY 31. Pace could be decided...

Ha-ha, oops. Meant JULY 31. Pace could be decided by whoever shows up. Maybe start at 19mph and come down if needed.

gtragitt, here is a route map...
Forum: Texas
07-24-10, 09:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By yeamac

How about next Saturday, Aug. 31 for a ride to...

How about next Saturday, Aug. 31 for a ride to Brazos Bend State Park? About 80 miles round trip from the McDonalds at Hillcroft and Braeswood. That is just west from the JCC. Would start out south...
Forum: Touring
06-29-10, 03:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,747
Posted By yeamac

Kind of ironic that people "patient on the bike"...

Kind of ironic that people "patient on the bike" are impatient on the net. 23 hours for a reply is not an unreasonable amount of time in which to reply.

Me, I'm going to gripe about your thread...
Forum: Texas
06-28-10, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,586
Posted By yeamac

Wish they would offer this ride on a Saturday...

Wish they would offer this ride on a Saturday morning.
Forum: Touring
05-30-10, 01:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,561
Posted By yeamac

I prefer clipless for group/fast fitness rides....

I prefer clipless for group/fast fitness rides. However, for touring, I think platforms are the way to go. I'm currently rocking my Bebops right now but plan to go back to platforms very soon.
...
Forum: Touring
05-27-10, 11:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,092
Posted By yeamac

You may want to reconsider that. I bought a set...

You may want to reconsider that. I bought a set of vintage Cannondale front and rear bags on craigslist for $40. Decided to go with ortliebs instead, put the 'dales on ebay at $1 starting bid and...
Forum: Touring
05-27-10, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By yeamac

http://www.powerandleisure.co.uk/acatalog/Tricycle...

http://www.powerandleisure.co.uk/acatalog/Tricycle%20Red%20side%20view%20600%20pixel.jpg

You want red cuz its faster.
Forum: Touring
05-26-10, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By yeamac

I grew up in central IL so know the area between...

I grew up in central IL so know the area between Chicago - St. Louis pretty well. Flat. Boring. Corn fields. (some soybeans for a little variety.) I can't imagine NOT doing 100 miles through this...
Forum: Texas
04-30-10, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By yeamac

I would suggest the MS150 route going to...

I would suggest the MS150 route going to Bellville via FM529. FM529 has no shoulder but generally pretty light traffic. Then from Bellville you can take FM1456 N to FM1371 N. Once you near HWY 290,...
Forum: Texas
04-26-10, 08:41 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,763
Posted By yeamac

Maybe you can do the Purgatory ride in October if...

Maybe you can do the Purgatory ride in October if Hell in August is too much for you. :)
Forum: Texas
04-19-10, 01:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,741
Posted By yeamac

Maybe you guys are in peak shape now compared to...

Maybe you guys are in peak shape now compared to when you did your hill training which is why you crushed the state park hills.

Glad you all made it back safely and sounds like it was an enjoyable...
Forum: Texas
04-13-10, 08:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,736
Posted By yeamac

Physical preparation vs. mental preparation. Both...

Physical preparation vs. mental preparation. Both are important, but I would say physical is more so, for sore body parts and muscles mentioned above. And if you are not physically prepared, mentally...
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