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Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 04:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,073
Posted By oldwinger14

The geometry of the two bikes is very similar and...

The geometry of the two bikes is very similar and I did not notice a huge difference riding the Paris compared to ridng the Synapse as far as overall comfort was concerned.

With that said, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 06:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,073
Posted By oldwinger14

Have you looked at Pinarello’s new Paris? Last...

Have you looked at Pinarello’s new Paris? Last Summer, I was considering buying a Prince and tried both. I found the Paris much more suitable to me. Like the original poster, I am a recreational...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,902
Posted By oldwinger14

Helmets and wheels....buy quality, proven brands.

Helmets and wheels....buy quality, proven brands.
10-19-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By oldwinger14

I have a similar problem with sensors connecting...

I have a similar problem with sensors connecting automatically to a Garmin device.

I have a 1030 Plus that has a number of sensors attached to it - cadence, heart rate, Varia radar, front light...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 475,885
Posted By oldwinger14

On the Sherman Bridge over the Sudbury (MA)...

On the Sherman Bridge over the Sudbury (MA) River.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,255
Posted By oldwinger14

Not true….I haven’t bought it. Reread my original...

Not true….I haven’t bought it. Reread my original posting. 😀
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,255
Posted By oldwinger14

I found the BF thread "Rock 'n Roll Lube" to be...

I found the BF thread "Rock 'n Roll Lube" to be interesting
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,255
Posted By oldwinger14

Saw your post with the links. I have read a...

Saw your post with the links. I have read a couple of them. I was looking for reviews from "typical' users. Thanks....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,255
Posted By oldwinger14

Thanks for your comments and I realize there have...

Thanks for your comments and I realize there have been countless threads on various chain lubes. That is why I worded my original posting the way I did. What I am looking for is very simple response...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,255
Posted By oldwinger14

Rock N Roll Gold Chain Lube

I have read good things about Rock N Roll Gold chain lube following my LBS recommending it and using it in their shop. Looking for comments on it from people who have used it.

I am not looking for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 990
Posted By oldwinger14

Been using Orange Seal Endurance for 3 years and...

Been using Orange Seal Endurance for 3 years and only once did I have a puncture that it could not seal. For that, I used my DynaPlug kit to plug the hole, and it worked fine.

You mentioned high...
09-05-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 454
Posted By oldwinger14

I have a wheel-off Wahoo Kickr Core trainer with...

I have a wheel-off Wahoo Kickr Core trainer with an 2016 Orbea Avant permanently attached. Before purchasing the Orbea, I would mount my Cannondale Synapse to the trainer only during the Winter...
07-28-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By oldwinger14

I will check all the physical connections.

I will check all the physical connections.
07-28-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By oldwinger14

Your last 2 paragraphs accurately describe my...

Your last 2 paragraphs accurately describe my problem. While it may be an issue only with the 1030+, you would think that Garmin uses the same Di2 interface software in all of its products, but I may...
07-28-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By oldwinger14

I will give your suggestion a try. The puzzling...

I will give your suggestion a try. The puzzling thing is the inability to auto connect only occurs sporadically and somewhat rarely. No pattern to it.
07-27-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By oldwinger14

Ultegra Di2 Auto connect to Edge 1030+

Sometimes when I begin a ride, my Ultegra Di2 system does not automatically connect to my Garmin Edge 1030 Plus while other times it connects with no problem. If it does not connect, I can stop...
07-26-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 709
Posted By oldwinger14

I thought I was being helpful based on your...

I thought I was being helpful based on your original post. Sorry to have infringed on your time and questioning your awareness.
07-26-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 709
Posted By oldwinger14

Returning items bought on Amazon is very easy. Go...

Returning items bought on Amazon is very easy. Go to you Amazon account and view your past orders. Select the item you want to return. You can select to return it to any UPS Store, Whole Foods, Kohls...
07-07-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By oldwinger14

I faced the same issue last year. My road bike...

I faced the same issue last year. My road bike was/is a 2020 Cannondale Synapse that I had upgraded with an Ultegra Di2 groupset. After searching for a while, I found an 2016 Orbea Avant with a...
07-01-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,449
Posted By oldwinger14

Garmin’s Varia combo rear light/radar unit works...

Garmin’s Varia combo rear light/radar unit works great. I don’t ride without it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,854
Posted By oldwinger14

Riding on tubeless for almost 5 years now. To...

Riding on tubeless for almost 5 years now. To date, only 1 puncture that the sealant (Orange) was unable to stop and required a plug. Can’t estimate how many punctures the sealant took care of...
05-22-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,391
Posted By oldwinger14

The purpose of my answer was to say that the 1030...

The purpose of my answer was to say that the 1030 Plus would be a better buy than buying a 1040 (when available) if a firmware update gave it some of the capabilities that may also be in the upcoming...
05-22-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,391
Posted By oldwinger14

That data, as far as I know, is not currently...

That data, as far as I know, is not currently displayed on the 1030 Plus. But the raw data to compute it, I suspect, is probably already available or could be calculated with a firmware upgrade. Like...
05-22-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,391
Posted By oldwinger14

I may be off base on this but the photos of the...

I may be off base on this but the photos of the 1040 screens displays data that the 1030 Plus already displays, but in a less graphical way. I suspect a firmware update to the 1030 Plus would enable...
05-03-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By oldwinger14

Just follow the recommendations on the Brooks...

Just follow the recommendations on the Brooks website. As for the previous owner not liking the B17 after one ride…..what was he expecting? All saddles and butts need multiple rides and miles to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,162
Posted By oldwinger14

I have a RTL515 and ride it in the Boston...

I have a RTL515 and ride it in the Boston suburbs. Some roads are fairly busy, others are in rural or heavily wooded areas. While the alarm goes off frequently on the busy roads, I find that it keeps...
04-19-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By oldwinger14

There have been lots of threads about the care of...

There have been lots of threads about the care of Brooks saddles. The bottom line and best advice always seems to be “Follow the recommendations published by Brooks”. I have 2 B17s and follow Brooks’...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,980
Posted By oldwinger14

I ‘ve had my prescription with progressive...

I ‘ve had my prescription with progressive bifocal sunglass lenses fitted onto various Oakley frames by SportRX.Com. I bought the frames from them, at decent prices, and sent them a copy of my Rx,...
04-02-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By oldwinger14

Wahoo Kickr Core with an Orbea Avant permanently...

Wahoo Kickr Core with an Orbea Avant permanently mounted and paired with Rouvy works for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,164
Posted By oldwinger14

I bought a Cannondale Synapse 105 almost 3 years...

I bought a Cannondale Synapse 105 almost 3 years ago and loved it. Easy and comfortable to ride and a great looking bike. Last Spring, I upgraded to a Ultegra Di2 groupset, and now love it even more.
01-30-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,200
Posted By oldwinger14

I was in the same situation as you. Beside...

I was in the same situation as you. Beside wanting to ‘cycle’ in the Winter using my smart trainer, I wanted to be able to use the trainer when the weather was rainy during the warm weather months. I...
01-14-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By oldwinger14

Like leaky pipes, fractured stems will not fix...

Like leaky pipes, fractured stems will not fix themselves. Save yourself some anxiety, and perhaps some medical bills, and replace the stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,262
Posted By oldwinger14

Been using Hafny bar-end mirrors for the past few...

Been using Hafny bar-end mirrors for the past few years. Distortion-free, easy to mount and do not move once you set them in place.
01-09-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,726
Posted By oldwinger14

I bought a used Orbea bike that I wanted to...

I bought a used Orbea bike that I wanted to permanently mount on my trainer, and had the same question as you. After scouring Orbea’s previous year’s catalogs and not seeing any bike that was the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,909
Posted By oldwinger14

Auto pause on for me.

Auto pause on for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,548
Posted By oldwinger14

My previous bike had 105 components. I now have...

My previous bike had 105 components. I now have two bikes - one for road use, the other is permanently mounted on my Kickr Core smart trainer. Both are Ultegra based. I have not noticed any...
12-15-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,069
Posted By oldwinger14

Rouvy offers all types of rides - short/long,...

Rouvy offers all types of rides - short/long, recreational/races, city/scenic, etc.. Plus you can also have virtual partners to ride with or ride against. These options, plus real-world rides versus...
12-07-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,538
Posted By oldwinger14

I have. been using Hafny’s bar end mirrors for a...

I have. been using Hafny’s bar end mirrors for a few years and agree that they work well and are unobtrusive. The reflected image is clear and the mounting mechanism makes the mirror simple to...
11-21-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,673
Posted By oldwinger14

Like an earlier poster, I have a set, plus the...

Like an earlier poster, I have a set, plus the one for the hitch part. I have used the wheel locks and was happy with them. I have used the wheel locks only a few times, though, since I rarely leave...
10-13-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By oldwinger14

I, too, like Rouvy of all the training apps I...

I, too, like Rouvy of all the training apps I tried. Unlike the animations used in Zwift, all routes in Rouvy are videos of real places. Rouvy has 100s of routes all over the world of various levels...
10-09-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By oldwinger14

I checked out my profiles and which screens...

I checked out my profiles and which screens appear for each. Everything looks good. Now, all I have to remember is to activate the correct profile for each ride! Thanks….
10-08-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By oldwinger14

I do have 2 profiles. One for my road bike and...

I do have 2 profiles. One for my road bike and another for the bike permanently mounted on my trainer. Where do I have to go to change the order that the screens are displayed in each profile?
10-08-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By oldwinger14

I took a very quick ride through the neighborhood...

I took a very quick ride through the neighborhood and the change I made, from Indoor to Road for the Ride Type, seemed to resolve the problem..... Not sure how that setting got changed, but I will...
10-08-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By oldwinger14

I was able to scroll from screen to screen via my...

I was able to scroll from screen to screen via my 1030+ but, as I mentioned in my original posting, there were only 2 screens available. Maybe, changing the Ride Type to "Road", as I explained above,...
10-08-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By oldwinger14

I went to the profile settings and saw one thing...

I went to the profile settings and saw one thing that may have caused the navigation map to disappear. In the setting, the Ride Type was set to "Indoor" rather than "Road". I changed it to "Road" and...
10-08-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By oldwinger14

Di2 Hood Buttons & Missing Info Screens

I have an Ultegra R8050 based Di2 that also includes the wireless D-Fly component. Up to recently, the hood buttons worked as intended, allowing me to display various info screens on my Garmin Edge...
09-23-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,870
Posted By oldwinger14

My setup is also a Garmin Edge 1030 Plus and a...

My setup is also a Garmin Edge 1030 Plus and a RTL 515 rear light/radar unit. Love the info the 1030 Plus provides and the safety/peace of mind the RTL 515 provides. They work great linked to each...
09-10-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By oldwinger14

Thanks to all that have answered, and almost all...

Thanks to all that have answered, and almost all recommend periodic cleaning as dictated by how noisy the chain is. I will follow that advice…..
09-09-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By oldwinger14

Keeping an eye on it and, perhaps, an ear to...

Keeping an eye on it and, perhaps, an ear to listen for the chain getting noisier seems reasonable. My bike and trainer are in my basement. Not much more than normal house-related dust….which is kind...
09-09-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By oldwinger14

Chain maint on a trainer-mounted bike

How often, if ever, should the chain on a trainer-mounted bike be cleaned and re-lubed? In past years, I have not done any chain maintenance since there’s no puddles, road dirt, etc.. to get on the...
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