Search: Posts Made By: Tommy1955
Showing results 1 to 50 of 118
Search took 0.05 seconds.
02-09-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

I'm using it on my FX3. I had the shop install it...

I'm using it on my FX3. I had the shop install it (recommended). The first one I got was a faulty computer. The 2nd. one they installed is great. I use the cadence on it too.
11-30-17, 11:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,428
Posted By Tommy1955

I just started using a "Celtic Blu" bike speaker...

I just started using a "Celtic Blu" bike speaker sold on Amazon. It's freakin awesome with great sound. With it being mounted on the frame, I can still hear people coming. I use a helmet mirror so I...
Forum: Texas
10-15-17, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,347
Posted By Tommy1955

Good news. Both Hershey Park and George Bush...

Good news. Both Hershey Park and George Bush Parks were completely open this weekend.
10-07-17, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

I have the Serfas R/x on my FX3. Does good for me.

I have the Serfas R/x on my FX3. Does good for me.
Forum: Texas
09-30-17, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,347
Posted By Tommy1955

BTW, I just wanted to tell you that I appreciate...

BTW, I just wanted to tell you that I appreciate all the valuable information you provide. I'm pretty sure that the picture you posted showing the pavement all messed up close to the water fountain...
Forum: Texas
09-30-17, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,347
Posted By Tommy1955

Not a problem.

Not a problem.
Forum: Texas
09-30-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,347
Posted By Tommy1955

Well I guess it's open if you like riding in...

Well I guess it's open if you like riding in about 12" of water...not me. I took the grass over to the light to cross Hwy. 6 to start riding at Barker dam. Still flooded where Barker Clodine stops to...
Forum: Texas
09-29-17, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Tommy1955

Does anyone know if the path is open (not...

Does anyone know if the path is open (not flooded) under Hwy 6? I was going to ride THP tomorrow morning but not sure if I can get under Hwy 6.
(This is a copy of what I posted in another thread)
Forum: Texas
09-29-17, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,347
Posted By Tommy1955

Does anyone know if the path is open (not...

Does anyone know if the path is open (not flooded) under Hwy 6? I was going to ride THP tomorrow morning but not sure if I can get under Hwy 6.
Forum: Texas
09-17-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Tommy1955

My bottom picture was taken Right at the east...

My bottom picture was taken Right at the east side of the underpass at Dairy Ashford. You can't even see the asphalt path anywhere because it's covered. Also at about the middle of the asphalt path...
Forum: Texas
09-17-17, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Tommy1955

Well I went to THP yesterday to check it out for...

Well I went to THP yesterday to check it out for myself. What a mess! the smell wasn't too great either. I parked at Memorial Mews entrance. I noticed that the trail on the other side of the bridge...
Forum: Texas
09-15-17, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Tommy1955

Has anyone been on Hershey Park this week? I went...

Has anyone been on Hershey Park this week? I went to Memorial Mews off Memorial Dr. and it kinda looks like the trail is going to be messy. I walked down to where it goes under Memorial Dr. and...
Forum: Texas
09-03-17, 08:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,082
Posted By Tommy1955

I rode 30 miles at White oak Bayou yesterday....

I rode 30 miles at White oak Bayou yesterday. Most of it is okay but there are some places where there is a lost of sand on the concrete and you have to be a little careful. I also noticed that when...
Forum: Texas
09-03-17, 08:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,082
Posted By Tommy1955

Has anyone heard if Picnic Lane is okay in...

Has anyone heard if Picnic Lane is okay in Memorial Park in the last day or two? May try to ride there tomorrow.
Forum: Texas
09-01-17, 10:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,082
Posted By Tommy1955

For what it's worth, White Oak Bayou bike path...

For what it's worth, White Oak Bayou bike path looked real good yesterday when I drove to 6-10 at TC Jester. I'll probably have to start riding there for a while. Mostly all concrete paths there.
Forum: Texas
08-29-17, 06:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,082
Posted By Tommy1955

OMG, I don't even see the spillway!! I want to...

OMG, I don't even see the spillway!! I want to see what it looks like at the pavilion off Memorial and at Memorial Mews parking area. I'm in Spring Branch and don't know if I can even get there yet....
08-13-17, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By Tommy1955

I have read at several places online that statins...

I have read at several places online that statins eliminate the benefits from cardio exercising. I having a hard time totaling believing all of this. Yes it might not help your cholesterol numbers...
08-13-17, 06:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By Tommy1955

I'll call the doctor tomorrow afternoon for I...

I'll call the doctor tomorrow afternoon for I have jury duty in the morning. I'm thinking about talking to the pharmacist too today.
08-12-17, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By Tommy1955

Just noticed another thread about this. I have...

Just noticed another thread about this. I have not experienced any muscle pain or at least anything new.
08-12-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By Tommy1955

Riding and taking Statins for cholestrol

I'm 62 and was wondering if anyone has problems riding and taking Statins for Cholesterol? I'm in Houston Tx. and it's always hot here with 90%+ humidity. I generally never ride past 11:00am due to...
08-06-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

I recently put this adjustable stem in my new FX3...

I recently put this adjustable stem in my new FX3 and love it. I knew I had to change my stem because of my back but didn't know which stem to go with so I put this stem on and glad I did.
07-28-17, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

Hope you like your FX 3 as much as I like mine. I...

Hope you like your FX 3 as much as I like mine. I got white. If you had the Bontrager computer that works with the bike and has the cadence, then be sure you have them install it. I had a problem...
07-24-17, 03:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,074
Posted By Tommy1955

Enjoyed reading this thread. I'm 62 and ride...

Enjoyed reading this thread. I'm 62 and ride around 100 miles a week now. I'm on blood pressure medicine which has that under control. My doctor started me on Lovastatin for Cholesterol a little over...
Forum: Texas
07-07-17, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,680
Posted By Tommy1955

I went to the Bike Barn in West University on...

I went to the Bike Barn in West University on Weslayan. The best and lead person there is Cynthia. It's about a 2 to 2-1/2 hr. fit. You get a report at the end which gives information about you an...
Forum: Texas
06-21-17, 09:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,082
Posted By Tommy1955

It looks like they might finish the Terry Hershey...

It looks like they might finish the Terry Hershey Park repairs in a week or so if the weather holds out! See link....
06-18-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

No there isn't but what probably happened is the...

No there isn't but what probably happened is the store had a 2016 FX 7.2 that never sold and this person is now buying it in 2017.
06-10-17, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,395
Posted By Tommy1955

I just paid $300.00 for a bike fit here in...

I just paid $300.00 for a bike fit here in Houston yesterday. I went to my doctor (GP) the day before to get my blood pressure meds and was telling him about tingling in my hand and arm. I do keep a...
06-09-17, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

I bought the 2017 FX3 and it didn't come with the...

I bought the 2017 FX3 and it didn't come with the water bottle holder or kick stand. I could have used my old water bottle but I decided to get a new white bottle holder to go with the white bike....
05-28-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

I believe the 2017 would be an FX3. Here in...

I believe the 2017 would be an FX3. Here in Houston, TX, it comes stock with the 700x32 AW1 tire. I would personally recommend putting the AW2 tires on. A MUCH better tire and more durable. I don't...
05-20-17, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

I did make the change from 700x32 AW2 tires on my...

I did make the change from 700x32 AW2 tires on my FX3 to 700x28 AW2 tires. Don't really notice much difference in road vibration which is what I was worrying about the most. It seems that I can get...
05-20-17, 06:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,862
Posted By Tommy1955

You should test ride a 2017 Trek FX3. It's...

You should test ride a 2017 Trek FX3. It's lightweight and pretty fast. I just changed my tires to 700x28 AW2 hardcase. I've had great luck with the AW2 tires (compared to the AW1 tires). I average...
05-09-17, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

I really, really like the 32s with the AW2 tires....

I really, really like the 32s with the AW2 tires. I've been thinking about getting AW2 28s but not real sure if it will be a rougher ride. The 28s have a little higher air pressure and might be a...
05-09-17, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

I have a new 2017 FX3 and yes I wore out the...

I have a new 2017 FX3 and yes I wore out the tires within 2 months. Actually not worn out but had cuts in the tires from running over things (both tires). The new FX3 stock tires are AW1 700cx32...
Forum: Texas
05-06-17, 05:49 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,284
Posted By Tommy1955

Rick, I did the same route as you did. Took me...

Rick, I did the same route as you did. Took me 2.5 hrs with about 15 minutes in stops. I'll probably ride tomorrow too starting around 9:00am but I might just do 24 miles. Depends on how I feel....
04-30-17, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

Pedmom, I did replace the 700x32 AW 1 tires...

Pedmom, I did replace the 700x32 AW 1 tires (stock tires on 2017 FX 3) with the AW 2 tires after a month. After around a month, I had a flat on the rear tire but the front tire wasn't so good either....
04-30-17, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

I have the 2017 FX3 and love it. It's lightweight...

I have the 2017 FX3 and love it. It's lightweight is a fairly fast bike. It has the real lightweight aluminum frame and carbon fork (that is if it's the 2017 FX3). The FX2 doesn't have a carbon fork...
04-28-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,712
Posted By Tommy1955

Congrats on new FX3. I love mine big-time!

Congrats on new FX3. I love mine big-time!
04-18-17, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 382,908
Posted By Tommy1955

Try going to one of your local bike stores that...

Try going to one of your local bike stores that carry Trek and try lifting the new FX3. I think you'll be amazed how light it is. I did have to get the 15" though because I have a short stand over.
Forum: Texas
04-18-17, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By Tommy1955

I was there last weekend. At the parking lot you...

I was there last weekend. At the parking lot you mention, you can go around the barriers. Where they have it blocked off as if you're heading towards George Bush, they made an asphalt path around the...
Forum: Texas
04-14-17, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By Tommy1955

Yea, I go as far as Kirkwood and turn around....

Yea, I go as far as Kirkwood and turn around. I'll take him in that area (Kirkwood) if he wants.
Forum: Texas
04-13-17, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By Tommy1955

I'm probably going to start out there tomorrow...

I'm probably going to start out there tomorrow around 9:00am. If you like, you can call me and maybe we could meet up 832-754-6160. I'm not a fast rider so to speak. I average 13 to 14 mph. and will...
Forum: Texas
04-13-17, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By Tommy1955

I generally start in Terry Hershey Park at...

I generally start in Terry Hershey Park at Memorial Mews Street off Memorial Dr. close to Eldridge. Ride out to George Bush Park where it stops at Fry Road. That's about 12.5 miles one way. Then I go...
04-12-17, 06:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,415
Posted By Tommy1955

I too am riding with the Bontrager 700x32 AW2...

I too am riding with the Bontrager 700x32 AW2 Hard case lite tires. No flat in 1400 miles. I really don't ride roads with traffic though and no dirt or gravel paths.
Forum: Texas
04-04-17, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By Tommy1955

THP/George Bush rider question (Houston)

I'm currently riding with 700cx32 AW2 lite Hard case tires. For those of you familiar with these park paths (not dirt), would the wood planked bridges be too hard on a 700cx28 AW2 lite hard case...
Forum: Texas
04-03-17, 09:04 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,284
Posted By Tommy1955

Yea. Around 4:00 that afternoon, I decided to go...

Yea. Around 4:00 that afternoon, I decided to go out for a quick 15 mile ride so I got a little time in.
Forum: Texas
04-01-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,284
Posted By Tommy1955

I think you're right which is why I got 53 miles...

I think you're right which is why I got 53 miles in today at Hershey Park/George Bush. This afternoon, we has 15 to 18 mph winds. This made some of the ride harder especially where riding parallel to...
Forum: Texas
03-30-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,284
Posted By Tommy1955

If you're talking about this Sunday, Channel 13...

If you're talking about this Sunday, Channel 13 is calling for a 90% chance of strong storms and a 30% chance of rain late Saturday. I'm gonna try to get 35 to 45 miles in at Hershey Park/George Bush...
Forum: Commuting
03-26-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,729
Posted By Tommy1955

Okay thanks. I'm really thinking about changing...

Okay thanks. I'm really thinking about changing my AW2 32s to 28s. My 32s are fantastic, no flats, and ride great. I'm just thinking that maybe I should try to make the FX 3 as fast as I can make it.
Forum: Commuting
03-26-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,729
Posted By Tommy1955

sci guy, could you tell me what the max. pressure...

sci guy, could you tell me what the max. pressure is for these 700x28 tires?

Thank you
Forum: Texas
03-23-17, 06:58 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,284
Posted By Tommy1955

I guess this is what you're talking about. I...

I guess this is what you're talking about. I wonder where the bike plan will go?

Houston City Council approves new bike plan | abc13.com...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 118
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.