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Forum: Recumbent
07-22-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By dougphoto

Currently o feel a bit close and my knees get...

Currently o feel a bit close and my knees get sore pretty quickly so I think sliding back is my first order of business
Forum: Recumbent
07-21-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By dougphoto

Fit?

Just got my first recumbent. Are there any good resources for fitting online?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 769
Posted By dougphoto

Excellent, things seem to be pointing to a bent

Excellent, things seem to be pointing to a bent
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 769
Posted By dougphoto

Last summer I rode all summer with a small piece...

Last summer I rode all summer with a small piece of pipe insulation around my brake hoods.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 769
Posted By dougphoto

It's fit well, more for comfort than speed for...

It's fit well, more for comfort than speed for sure
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 769
Posted By dougphoto

I'm currently riding a GT Grade carbon, It's a...

I'm currently riding a GT Grade carbon, It's a gravel bike so it's not as aggressive as a regular road bike and it has 32mm tires so it's much softer than a traditional road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 769
Posted By dougphoto

What's less uncool?

So Even though I'm only 52 arthritis in my hands and some other issues have made riding super painful, and I don't want to take to live pain medication. Sooooo I've been thinking recumbent or a more...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By dougphoto

Yep great stuff

Yep great stuff
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 11,558
Posted By dougphoto

tomato coupe I'm in favor of disks or whatever...

tomato coupe I'm in favor of disks or whatever and whatever comes after
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 11,558
Posted By dougphoto

I'm in my 50's I've been biking and racing since...

I'm in my 50's I've been biking and racing since I was 9 years old. I can't for the life of me figure out why anyone cares about the rim brakes vs disk brakes thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 275,491
Posted By dougphoto

crazy crazy HOT

crazy crazy HOT
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By dougphoto

Blood pressure meds

My dr started me on BP meds recently, first one didn't do much for my pressure but I felt ok, 2nd one which I've been on for a week or so has done good stuff for my BP but I feel so wiped out after...
04-08-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,960
Posted By dougphoto

I'd vote no, I had 650bs for a few yers, I got...

I'd vote no, I had 650bs for a few yers, I got sick of the limited options for tires with 650bs. I'm back on 700's now and I have all the tire option I could dream of.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,848
Posted By dougphoto

very nice looking bikes

very nice looking bikes
03-24-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5,228
Views: 3,683,629
Posted By dougphoto

New to me GT Grade carbon ...

New to me GT Grade carbon
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,190
Views: 524,005
Posted By dougphoto

New to me GT Grade, so smooth ...

New to me GT Grade, so smooth

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 275,491
Posted By dougphoto

Very hot lynskey Is that bar tape slippery?...

Very hot lynskey

Is that bar tape slippery? it looks like it would be
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,669
Posted By dougphoto

Checkout the strava heat map, zoom in your area...

Checkout the strava heat map, zoom in your area and see where people are riding. strava heat map (https://www.strava.com/heatmap#7.00/-120.90000/38.36000/hot/all)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,578
Posted By dougphoto

It was pretty horrible, I have not biked on that...

It was pretty horrible, I have not biked on that road again.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,578
Posted By dougphoto

About two months ago I was doored that was scary...

About two months ago I was doored that was scary but only for about 1/2 a second then it was just painful.

I bike in the chicago area so I've had tons of close passes and angry drivers but this...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By dougphoto

against the drivers insurance

against the drivers insurance
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,726
Posted By dougphoto

Very nice I had a '94 fantastic bikes, I mine all...

Very nice I had a '94 fantastic bikes, I mine all the time
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By dougphoto

Oh I'm in plenty of hurt too, but I will heal my...

Oh I'm in plenty of hurt too, but I will heal my bike frame won't. But they will be paying for me to heal.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By dougphoto

Insurance value after accident?

So I got doored about 2 weeks ago. I don't recommend it, it sucks. Anyway my bike has a big ugly dent in the frame. I have/had a Cannondale Slate 105, so It's a bike that hasn't been made for a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By dougphoto

What do you need them for?

What do you need them for?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By dougphoto

not a weekend ride report but on Thursday I got...

not a weekend ride report but on Thursday I got doored. So no riding at all for me for a while. Bonus I get to look at new bikes while I sit in my comfy chairl
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By dougphoto

50 is mighty wide

50 is mighty wide
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By dougphoto

WIDE slicks

I'm trying to find some really wide slicks. like 770x38 or even 40mm
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,977
Posted By dougphoto

I have a long torso and find there bibs...

I have a long torso and find there bibs uncomfortable, the ride up the backside.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,840
Posted By dougphoto

I'm a bald guy to sweat in the eyes is constant....

I'm a bald guy to sweat in the eyes is constant. I've been using the (https://www.sweatgutr.com/sweatbands (https://www.sweatgutr.com/sweatbands)
they are pretty good but sweat will sometimes go...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,005
Posted By dougphoto

Ha! that's for sure

Ha! that's for sure
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,005
Posted By dougphoto

A nod is totally acceptable

A nod is totally acceptable
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,561
Posted By dougphoto

totally right? There where some cat 1ís on my...

totally right? There where some cat 1ís on my team sometimes we ride with them. So fast so very fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,561
Posted By dougphoto

eeek I havenít had that vaccine. Fingers crossed

eeek I havenít had that vaccine. Fingers crossed
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,561
Posted By dougphoto

Wow! that sounds horrible. Fortunately for me,...

Wow! that sounds horrible. Fortunately for me, it's been opposite I'm pain free for the first time since I don't know when and setting PR's every time I go out, easier to ride with no pain I guess....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,561
Posted By dougphoto

I could have been a pro

Almost 30 years ago when I was a below average Cat 3 I thought I could be a pro if I just enjoyed biking in the cold and rain more, and had time to ride more in general. But now in my 50's I've been...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,005
Posted By dougphoto

Waving

I've always been a big waver, I wave to all bikers, doesn't matter if you are pulling a trailer of kids or if you are looking like a hardcore roadie I wave. However, recently I've seen two different...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,270
Posted By dougphoto

I've always wanted one of those dual downtube...

I've always wanted one of those dual downtube frame, they are amazing!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 19,189
Posted By dougphoto

I'd be a paying member if I lived someplace with...

I'd be a paying member if I lived someplace with year round cycling. If I can no longer see segments unless I get a top 10, not sure I'll use it at all anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,300
Posted By dougphoto

I have some Lakes and I really love them

I have some Lakes and I really love them
Forum: Recumbent
01-02-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,018
Posted By dougphoto

I can't imagine not riding clipped in, it would...

I can't imagine not riding clipped in, it would be strange
Forum: Recumbent
12-28-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,018
Posted By dougphoto

Wow, tons of great info on that thread. I'm in...

Wow, tons of great info on that thread. I'm in Oak Park, so the first 7 or so miles of my rides are basically like riding through the city, until I get to La Grange or so then it's a bit more open at...
Forum: Recumbent
12-27-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,018
Posted By dougphoto

Bents in heavy traffic

I've been thinking of getting a bent do to some injuries making my up right bike more painful. However; I live just outside of Chicago and traffic is heavy on every road, and stop lights are...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By dougphoto

that would be great if insurance covered it

that would be great if insurance covered it
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By dougphoto

Fit for body problems?

So a few years ago I got frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) which is a totally crappy thing to get. I'm three yers in and I'm back to about 90% range of motion but it's just started a cavalcade of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,129
Posted By dougphoto

can't go wrong with PISmet wheels, great company,...

can't go wrong with PISmet wheels, great company, great wheels, great service, and BIG supporter of the local cycling community
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 275,491
Posted By dougphoto

hubba hubba

hubba hubba
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,226
Posted By dougphoto

I'd pay for it if I lived some place with a...

I'd pay for it if I lived some place with a longer riding season and better areas to ride, but since nov-april is about 90% inside riding I don't want to pay for an entire year.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By dougphoto

Turns out the cable at the shifter end was...

Turns out the cable at the shifter end was frayed, new cable and all better.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By dougphoto

wd40 fixes most stuff

wd40 fixes most stuff
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