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10-08-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,503
Posted By willieb

I agree that having a dedicated computer is the...

I agree that having a dedicated computer is the most ideal. I'll keep an eye on the overheating and my touch screen. So far no issues but I've only ridden in 90 degree weather so far. I've also...
10-07-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,503
Posted By willieb

So far, I'm so glad I didn't buy an Edge 530. I...

So far, I'm so glad I didn't buy an Edge 530. I saved right at $300 by using my phone, not to mention weight since I would have my phone with me anyway, and not having to deal with buggy Garmin...
09-25-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,521
Posted By willieb

I've had a Garmin Ant+ strap that worked fine...

I've had a Garmin Ant+ strap that worked fine until I sold it a few years later. I've also had a Wahoo Blue HR that worked ok as well with no issues over a couple of years. Now since I already have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,809
Posted By willieb

Yes ^^

Yes ^^
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20,061
Views: 4,407,208
Posted By willieb

Garmin Speed and Cadence Sensors iPhone bike...

Garmin Speed and Cadence Sensors
iPhone bike mount
Cyclemeter Elite
Set of Cont GP5000 tires
09-23-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,159
Posted By willieb

I went with the GP 5000s. They came in today and...

I went with the GP 5000s. They came in today and I'll be installing them this evening and riding on them Saturday. Can't wait. I'm coming from a wore out set of Hutchinson Fusion Comps so it should...
09-20-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,617
Posted By willieb

I second Cyclemeter. It is very customizable and...

I second Cyclemeter. It is very customizable and will do what you need for free.
09-20-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,159
Posted By willieb

Upon your reply I canceled the Gatorskins lol....

Upon your reply I canceled the Gatorskins lol. You got me thinking that I never order anything without researching, so I've been researching and decided on spending about $30 more and going with a...
09-20-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,159
Posted By willieb

Ok I figured it out. I uninstall the Cyclemeter...

Ok I figured it out. I uninstall the Cyclemeter app, shutdown and restarted my iPhone and my watch, then reinstalled the Cyclemeter app. This time it installed the Apple Watch app and all is well....
09-20-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,159
Posted By willieb

Cyclemeter HR from Apple Watch?

I just subscribed to Cyclemeter Elite and love it so far. But I can't seem to find the Apple Watch Cyclemeter app on my series 3 watch, and I can't get Cyclemeter to read HR from my watch. I have a...
09-19-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By willieb

Well I just posted the reply below in another...

Well I just posted the reply below in another thread. I didn't really care to have navigation and all that since I nearly always ride local. I just wanted to have speed, cadence, and HR, and be able...
09-17-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,503
Posted By willieb

Well I've used an Edge 305 and a Wahoo RFLKT in...

Well I've used an Edge 305 and a Wahoo RFLKT in the past. I just started back riding and it's time to upgrade. Yesterday I was one click away with my finger on go from buying a Garmin Edge 530 with...
09-17-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 316,656
Posted By willieb

Update 2: The first update above was from...

Update 2: The first update above was from 1-16-17. I just started back riding and used this same light Saturday, and I can't believe it still works fine. I only had it on for an hr and a half, but...
02-08-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,208
Posted By willieb

Thanks for all the replies. What I meant...

Thanks for all the replies.

What I meant was, Garmin Connect doesn't allow upload directly from Wahoo Fitness anymore, for whatever reason.

However I do see that Wahoo fitness supports Google...
02-07-17, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,208
Posted By willieb

Garmin Connect Replacement?

Hi all,

I've searched around and didn't find much pertaining to my situation. I'm getting back into cycling and years ago I used a Garmin Edge 305 and the application it came with along with...
01-16-17, 12:23 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 316,656
Posted By willieb

Update: Original post above was 05-21-14, 09:27...

Update: Original post above was 05-21-14, 09:27 PM. Still using occasionally, lights and head lamp battery still work great. I hate to say it but well worth the money.
03-21-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 316,656
Posted By willieb

Update: It's still working fine BTW. No problems...

Update: It's still working fine BTW. No problems at all. Heck I could buy one every year at that price and be happy with it, but this one is still going strong, even the battery...
08-19-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 316,656
Posted By willieb

The handlebar mount is fine. It mounts with heavy...

The handlebar mount is fine. It mounts with heavy rubber band. I mounted it to my aero bars but it will mount fine on thicker bars as well. It comes with several sizes to accommodate different size...
06-24-14, 07:40 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 316,656
Posted By willieb

I've only used it about 4 times total, but so far...

I've only used it about 4 times total, but so far so good. No issues at all.
05-28-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,024
Posted By willieb

With this setup I was able to get 17 hours, 13...

With this setup I was able to get 17 hours, 13 minutes with my first test, way more time than I need:, here's my results if you're interested:

Test 1: This test was off the bike, with the phone's...
05-25-14, 06:55 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 316,656
Posted By willieb

I've only used it once but I can't believe how...

I've only used it once but I can't believe how awesome this light is for $26, & free shipping. I started riding about 5:30am so it was still dark. I used it for 30 minutes on medium then when it was...
05-23-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 316,656
Posted By willieb

Yeah I'm sure it's not 5000 lumens... I...

Yeah I'm sure it's not 5000 lumens...

I received the headlight today and the tail light a couple days ago. Definitely better than ordering China. They both look promising. Better quality than...
05-21-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 316,656
Posted By willieb

After browsing the forum(s) and the last couple...

After browsing the forum(s) and the last couple pages of this thread, here's what I decided. I'll give a short review once I've had a chance to use them a few times. Front and Rear for under $36...
...
05-20-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,526
Posted By willieb

Wow, thanks for the replies. I've decided to take...

Wow, thanks for the replies. I've decided to take the 4 lane road hands down.

I was just asking as a general question without specifics. Both roads are very rural. There's typically a bit more...
05-19-14, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,526
Posted By willieb

@spivonious...

@spivonious (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=313684)
That's my thoughts as well. On the 2 lane there's no wide shoulders nor is it lightly traveled. Thanks.

@FBinNY...
05-19-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,526
Posted By willieb

Which Is Safer, 4 Lane Hwy or 2 Lane Road?

I will commute to work at least a few days this summer.

I've googled and searched this forum but I don't see anything related. Hopefully not to start a huge controversial discussion, but is there...
05-16-14, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,024
Posted By willieb

I have this one for my old iPhone 4S with extra...

I have this one for my old iPhone 4S with extra battery and it's WAY to bulky for using everyday for a case, even without the extra battery. Part of the bulkiness is that it integrates ANT+.

Wahoo...
05-16-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,028
Posted By willieb

My solution is lifeproof. I buy a lifeproof...

My solution is lifeproof. I buy a lifeproof anyway with every new phone. I have the iPhone 5S with the nuud case and I love it. I bought the bike mount for $10 (75% off). They run those sales around...
05-16-14, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,024
Posted By willieb

The screen touch sensitivity got on my nerves...

The screen touch sensitivity got on my nerves too.

It shouldn't be an issue with just a silicone case since it should just slide right off. It will not fit in the Wahoo with any case on it.

To...
05-15-14, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,024
Posted By willieb

From my experience the screen is what sucks the...

From my experience the screen is what sucks the most of the battery. Next is the GPS but it's not as much as the screen. On the same distance/time ride, using a lower brightness setting the battery...
05-14-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,024
Posted By willieb

My old Garmin Edge would only last about 8 hours...

My old Garmin Edge would only last about 8 hours with a full charge, so I had to have an external battery with it also.

With the 6000mAh, which will charge the iPhone 5S 3 times, so I could get 12...
05-13-14, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,024
Posted By willieb

Had a Garmin Edge (older one), and went to iPhone...

Had a Garmin Edge (older one), and went to iPhone with Wahoo App. I carry my phone with me at all times anyway, and it has a bigger color screen, and Internet to upload rides. I have the Wahoo Blue...
03-09-14, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By willieb

@MSLiechty Really sorry about your brother... ...

@MSLiechty Really sorry about your brother...


I am partial to Wahoo as well. I had a Garmin Edge 310 with HR, speed, and cadence sensors. When I bought my Edge the only reason I didn't use my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-13, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,072
Posted By willieb

Thanks for the great review. I am going to order...

Thanks for the great review. I am going to order the Wahoo iPhone Pack. I see it mentions support for ANT+ and Bluetooth accessories. My Garmin heart rate sensor is ANT+ so it should work correct? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 10:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,072
Posted By willieb

The 500 doesn't give me anything I don't already...

The 500 doesn't give me anything I don't already have. The 800 is $400+ with accessories and maps doesn't seem to compare to the iPhones available apps/maps.




How does mounting the iPhone...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-13, 11:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,072
Posted By willieb

iPhone with Waterproof Mount, HR & Cadence, & Extra Battery - Solutions?

I'm not a casual rider by any means, I mean from a technical perspective. Big time techie. I'm getting back into riding (Beginning training for 6-gap in N GA). And I'm very seriously considering...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-13, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By willieb

The only change I made on my bike was to a 12-27...

The only change I made on my bike was to a 12-27 max on the back. So I was 39-27 as well. I didn't have a problem at all but I do tend to favor bigger gears, lower cadence. I stopped one time up...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By willieb

Georgia's Six Gap Century September 29, 2013 - Who's In?

Maybe this seems early to post, but I'm beginning to train now, and thought I would post here to see who is planning to ride it this year. Maybe we can exchange training schedules, ideas, or...
06-28-12, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By willieb

I have a Garmin Edge, but I'm selling it (or...

I have a Garmin Edge, but I'm selling it (or throwing it in a drawer) and opting for the Wahoo package below. I'm selling my old iPhone to get it lol.
...
04-20-11, 02:27 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,844
Posted By willieb

I have both, & a mountain bike really. And a...

I have both, & a mountain bike really. And a single speed...

But anyway,

Hybrid:

Pros:
Typically Cheaper
Ride rock roads & handle bumps much easier & even hard packed dirt
More...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,608
Posted By willieb

Amen! That's the only thing stopping me so far...

Amen! That's the only thing stopping me so far from my iPhone replacing my Garmin Edge 305...

Any developers that are cyclists? lol...
Forum: Touring
10-13-09, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,750
Posted By willieb

It doesn't really say exactly which mount that...

It doesn't really say exactly which mount that is. I know it's not an otterbox deffender case and it's doesn't appear to be waterproof either.

I have an Otterbox Defender and it's awesome! But...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-08, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By willieb

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By willieb

+1 for me... Except my remote is silver, lol. ...

+1 for me... Except my remote is silver, lol.

I don't ride below 60F anyway. And if it rains here, it's usually well above that, so I don't wear anything different. If I think it may rain, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-08, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By willieb

There's 14 bikes on the other side of it. 3 road...

There's 14 bikes on the other side of it. 3 road bikes, 2 hybrids, 3 mountain bikes, and 6 kids bikes...

http://www.dyersgaragedoors.com/images/Genie217WhiteLongPanelCascade.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-08, 02:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,879
Posted By willieb

Here's a few I can think of, some already...

Here's a few I can think of, some already mentioned but may have not been explained well. Or maybe it has, but I ain't going through all the replies, lol...

1.) A "Fred" (or a "Dorris") can have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 09:27 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,601
Posted By willieb

Yeah I'd like to see that as well. BTW my...

Yeah I'd like to see that as well.

BTW my Wife's Prius takes about $29 (~ 8.5 gallons) to fill up and will go about 400 miles around town. About 42mpg city, 51mpg highway. And will hold our family...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 09:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,767
Posted By willieb

I disagree with the OP in this sense: ...

I disagree with the OP in this sense:



With this in mind, I am not talking about MUPs. The only time I have to use the phrase is with other experienced cyclists, usually in an organized ride....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 06:29 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,601
Posted By willieb

True, but I already own and need a car. So I'm...

True, but I already own and need a car. So I'm paying the insurance if I drive it or not.

We do have to figure in depreciation. But it will depreciate no matter what, but I was mainly ignoring...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-08, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By willieb

Yeah me too. I did actually see some here back in...

Yeah me too. I did actually see some here back in '89! Everyone was spinning, sliding right through stop signs, and I went to Shoney's and watched the intersection out the window for all the wrecks,...
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