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Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Doin Work son

Salvaging Wife's Bike. Need Help.

Hey guys. After seeing how much I love cycling, my wife decided to take the plunge and buy a bike (2011 specialized dolce compact). Well, after about 100 miles spread out over 3 months, she decided...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-12, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,712
Posted By Doin Work son

I live right by Paris mt. It is around 1800 ft...

I live right by Paris mt. It is around 1800 ft climbing with about an average grade of 11 or 12, up to 18 at points. I think for that, your gearing may be slightly high. I (6'1" 175 lbs) usually go...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Doin Work son

Weird noise, time for a new chain?

Hey guys, over the past few weeks my bike has developed a weird metallic sound when sprinting out of the saddle. As my left leg goes down, I get three distinct clicks, as if the chain is hitting a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Doin Work son

Thanks. good to know. I just took the tire off of...

Thanks. good to know. I just took the tire off of the rim and inspect the crap out of it. it seems fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Doin Work son

Well, I had it go low once on a magic wheel. did...

Well, I had it go low once on a magic wheel. did the same thing. I'm just worried the tire is going to split or mess up now, which is a big safety concern since I live in a hilly area.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Doin Work son

Uh oh, did i chew through a tire?

So today, after trying to locate a certain click that has been killing me, I realized my back hub as loose. I tightened it up, and when I did, i had to recenter my brakes. On taking it out around my...
04-11-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By Doin Work son

Odd Click driving me crazy

Hey guys, I hate to ask, but I have an annoying click. The click comes when I'm out of the saddle cranking hard, and it sounds like one click for each rotation of the crank. No matter if I apply...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-12, 05:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,691
Posted By Doin Work son

I'm considering doing this as well. After...

I'm considering doing this as well. After training hard all summer, i ended up with a stress fracture (from running). So after 6 weeks recovery, went hard for two weeks to try and catch back up,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-12, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27,060
Views: 17,379,189
Posted By Doin Work son

http://i1055.photobucket.com/albums/s509/Charlesbu...

http://i1055.photobucket.com/albums/s509/Charlesbuchanan/2012-03-07_09-02-49_865.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-12, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Doin Work son

Odd. I was having some cadence issues, but it...

Odd. I was having some cadence issues, but it turned out that my sensor was too far away from the crank arm magnet. Honestly, the most useful parts of the garmin for me are the hrm for heart rate...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Doin Work son

That is an incredible price for a new unit. I...

That is an incredible price for a new unit. I have seen new computers alone go for as low as 200, and you can pick both cadence and heart rate straps up on ebay for 30 each. I would highly recommend...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-12, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Doin Work son

Intertianinja, thanks for the input. I went by my...

Intertianinja, thanks for the input. I went by my LBS today and they checked out my fit. They said nothing seemed weird and I looked as if I fit well. Then, I went to another LBS that is unbiased,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-12, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Doin Work son

No, I do not experience it when climbing stairs,...

No, I do not experience it when climbing stairs, only cycling. It seems to go away if I stop as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-12, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Doin Work son

I don't. I will try and get some. How much should...

I don't. I will try and get some. How much should I try to adjust my seat up? Also, the cadence sounds about right. I have been off the bike for some time and noticed my cadence dropping. I will see...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Doin Work son

One problem after another

I am starting to think I am not supposed to be cycling. it started bcd in november with what i thought was a stress fracture. turned out to be tendonitis in my left leg (near the knee). After that, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,215
Posted By Doin Work son

Gamrin 500 Custom Mount

Hey guys,

I have been laid out from cycling with a barrage of heart tests lately after some weird chest pains. Anyway, in trying to find a project to occupy my time, I have been looking for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,140
Posted By Doin Work son

Well, I just left the doctor. I am scheduled for...

Well, I just left the doctor. I am scheduled for an echo tomorrow and a visit to the cardiologist friday. The doctor said I probably have right branch bundle blockage. Not good for the home team.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 03:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,140
Posted By Doin Work son

Ok. Well again, my appointment is for Wednesday....

Ok. Well again, my appointment is for Wednesday. It's just such a nice day today, but I guess I will catch up on some reading (not about chest pain).
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,140
Posted By Doin Work son

Ok, my appointment is on Wednesday. Any clue what...

Ok, my appointment is on Wednesday. Any clue what this could be though?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 02:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,140
Posted By Doin Work son

Weird Chest Pain

Ok, so fresh off a stress fracture I have been hitting the cycling pretty hard. Most of my rides, I have been averaging in the 3.5 hr zone, hitting 5.0 and up at times. When I hit these higher heart...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 02:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,018
Posted By Doin Work son

As a follow up on the HR strap, I was reading...

As a follow up on the HR strap, I was reading that the newer soft strap is the one having problems, not the older strap. Any experience with this anyone? Also, I have used the course function on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,018
Posted By Doin Work son

About a month ago CC had them on sale for 20%...

About a month ago CC had them on sale for 20% off. Bought the head unit for $200.00 (regular 250.00) and pieced together the rest from amazon. I found the heart strap and csg10 sensor available for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,063
Posted By Doin Work son

Hey, a thread I can actually contribute to. I do...

Hey, a thread I can actually contribute to. I do not own one, but I tried ultegra DI2 at my lbs on a rock and roll. I have ridden several other trainers, ranging in quality, and spent about 30...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,287
Posted By Doin Work son

Well, I have a specialized tarmac expert right...

Well, I have a specialized tarmac expert right now with mostly stock parts except some zipp 404's. So, I would be using "hand-me-down" specialized parts.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,287
Posted By Doin Work son

Rain/ Back up bike opinion

Hey guys! Tax season is wonderful, especially since my birthday is coming up soon. In light of this, my wife gave me our tax return for my birthday (well, it should be here soon). I wanted to allot...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-12, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Doin Work son

They have a cheap 32 spoke w/ cassette and...

They have a cheap 32 spoke w/ cassette and trainer tire for around 140.00, but my main question is having to adjust the derailleur whenever I switch wheels due to spacing. If thats the case, I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-12, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Doin Work son

Ok great. I have two used tires that I could just...

Ok great. I have two used tires that I could just throw on. I only put around 1000 miles on each before I upgrades, so that should have me set for a while.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-12, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Doin Work son

Trainer questions for an idiot

Hey guys, as some of you know from my past thread, I have a femoral stress fracture. The doctor recommended that I begin cycling slowly at 3 weeks (2 weeks from now). After thinking about it, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-12, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,746
Posted By Doin Work son

Thanks Mark. What really baffles me is that...

Thanks Mark. What really baffles me is that everything I am reading about femoral stress fractures is that it is in the hip region. My pain is about 2 inches above my knee cap, so I am wondering if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,746
Posted By Doin Work son

Well, my wife and I traveled over the holidays,...

Well, my wife and I traveled over the holidays, so i was out of commission for about 2.5 weeks. Finally, when I got back, I had a day off and decided to do a half-marathon. I was running 17 miles or...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,746
Posted By Doin Work son

Ouch. I ran only once after the pain started and...

Ouch. I ran only once after the pain started and the doctor didn't think it was too severe. Hopefully I can be back to normal in 6 weeks. I'm getting a lot of mixed advice from md friends and coaches.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-12, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,746
Posted By Doin Work son

Thanks guys. I guess i was just hoping i could go...

Thanks guys. I guess i was just hoping i could go do some easy spinning. I think I may have to pick up a new hobby and diet for the next 6 weeks.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-12, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,746
Posted By Doin Work son

At this point, I'm pretty bitter at running.

At this point, I'm pretty bitter at running.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-12, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,746
Posted By Doin Work son

Femoral Stress Fracture

Well, I finally got my first big injury. I was diagnosed yesterday with a femoral stress fracture. So apparently, I have 6 weeks of down time on my hands. The injury actually came from running, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-11, 02:35 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,670
Posted By Doin Work son

My wife got me a set of zipp 404 clinchers. I...

My wife got me a set of zipp 404 clinchers. I have put about 100 miles on them (she gave them to me earlier since she would kill me if I rode on Christmas day). What a good woman.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-11, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By Doin Work son

After a year of searching for carbon wheels, this...

After a year of searching for carbon wheels, this is the deal I was looking for. Finally bit the bullet and ordered them.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,124
Posted By Doin Work son

Thanks Boyd, I'll do that. Hhnngg1, you're quite...

Thanks Boyd, I'll do that. Hhnngg1, you're quite right, party was lame. Although she is already an md, I am no mr. Mom. I did that for a few months and about went crazy. I'm putting my masters degree...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-11, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,124
Posted By Doin Work son

I assumed so. The advertised weight is 1550, but...

I assumed so. The advertised weight is 1550, but I have heard multiple times that Mavic lowballs their weights.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-11, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,124
Posted By Doin Work son

It's odd who you know... (and a Boyd wheels question)

Hey guys. so I was at a party last night with my wife. It was a crew of doctors, residents, and med students, along with me and a few other non-medical spouses. As the non-medical people ssh as...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By Doin Work son

HEd 6 stingers?

Hey guys. I have the opportunity to pick up some HEd 6 stinger tubulars used for a great price. Are these good wheels? Right now I ride mavic ksyrium elites, so I think swapping to carbon tubulars...
Forum: Triathlon
10-08-11, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Doin Work son

New Life Goal, Help With my Shopping List

Hey guys, I have decided that I want to complete a half ironman by the time I turn 27 (one year) and a full by 28. I need your help with getting the most bang for my buck. I want to set aside $2000...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-11, 09:52 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 10,049
Posted By Doin Work son

I appreciate that. Most hospitalists around here...

I appreciate that. Most hospitalists around here (greenville area) are making at least 120 in peds. Not sure about other fields. But that is a tough road to travel.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-11, 09:43 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 10,049
Posted By Doin Work son

I'm fairly sure I know the age of my wife. She is...

I'm fairly sure I know the age of my wife. She is a second year residence, which, according to the diploma and Md at the end of her name, makes her a pediatrician. Also, it is not the highest...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-11, 07:14 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 10,049
Posted By Doin Work son

I married a doctor :) Seriously though, she is a...

I married a doctor :) Seriously though, she is a pediatrician, I'm a minister, we are both mid 20's with no children, and managed (somehow) to make it through college and my masters/ her med school...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-11, 07:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,767
Posted By Doin Work son

I'm glad to know that I'm not the only one. My...

I'm glad to know that I'm not the only one. My wife offered to buy me a set of zipp 404's that I had been eyeing for a year. I test rode them, lusted for them, etc. But when it came time to actually...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-11, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By Doin Work son

Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By Doin Work son

Zipp 404 Help

Hey guys, I am wanting to buy some 404's off of ebay, but need some help identifying them. The guy says they are 2009 404 tubulars, but they have a spoke count of 18/24. I asked him if they were 2008...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-11, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By Doin Work son

The Wife Approved, Now I Need Help

So my wife finally approved my purchase of carbon wheels. Let me begin by saying this is primarily bling factor and upgraditis for getting a new job recently. So, I was considering Zipp 404's or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By Doin Work son

Yeah, I am. It may be odd to you, but when paint...

Yeah, I am. It may be odd to you, but when paint chips for no reason, it is unacceptable. I own a 64 corvette that in 47 years has never randomly began to chip, so I deem 8 months as unacceptable,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By Doin Work son

Specialized Warranty Experience?

Hello all,

Today I went on a brief 10 mile recovery ride down a bike trail on my Tarmac Expert. Got home and, as I was doing my routine post-ride bike cleaning, I noticed a paint chip about the...
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