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07-02-18, 11:39 AM
Replies: 154
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Posted By Bolo Grubb

Froome cleared of doping, free to race Tour de...

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08-06-17, 07:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,299
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I have been using my Garmin edge 305 since they...

I have been using my Garmin edge 305 since they first came out in 2005? It has worked well for me. I did have to have the battery replaced once but a worthwhile repair for the price.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,731
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I am still using a Garmin Edge 305, but hey it...

I am still using a Garmin Edge 305, but hey it still works and does what I need. Now those pedals...
07-06-17, 04:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,519
Posted By Bolo Grubb

the Paul and Phil version is the same as the TV...

the Paul and Phil version is the same as the TV channel NBC SN feed complete with commercials and covers much less of the race. The NBC Gold app allows you to watch on 2 devices at once. SO you...
07-02-17, 05:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,519
Posted By Bolo Grubb

ya I am bummed about it as Paul and Phil are the...

ya I am bummed about it as Paul and Phil are the voice of summer for me. I do like Matthew and Robbie though and love the non stop coverage.
06-27-17, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,462
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I am 6ft even and just bought a brand new Synapse...

I am 6ft even and just bought a brand new Synapse in 58. Feels great to me and I have done a few century rides on it. I also have a 30 year old Trek 720 that measure similar to a 56cm. It also...
04-24-17, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Bolo Grubb

just a quick update. Thanks to...

just a quick update.

Thanks to fixyourgps.com I am still using my Edge 305 and it is working great
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,874
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I think it is a matter of personal preference. ...

I think it is a matter of personal preference.

I prefer Bibs.
12-05-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Well so far i am really happy with fixYourGPS.com...

Well so far i am really happy with fixYourGPS.com (http://www.fixyourgps.com/)

I mailed my Edge 305 to him on Monday Nov, 28th and got it back on Saturday the 3rd.

I have not had the chance...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I only use CO2 in limited situations. Group...

I only use CO2 in limited situations. Group rides and I don't want to hold people up or event rides where I am going for a personal best. And in both of those I use the pump to make sure I found...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-16, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Bolo Grubb

looking for a new mini pump sugestion

in the past I have carried a topeak road morph and been happy with it.

But I have a new Carbon Fiber bike (Cannondale Synapse) and the shape of the down tube makes it difficult to fit the Road...
11-25-16, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I have an android phone. so cyclometer is out. ...

I have an android phone. so cyclometer is out.

I don';t want to have to enter a route, just the distance. This app is almost exactly what I am looking for, except it is only metric. I am just...
11-22-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Looking for a "estimated time to complete" app

I hope I can explain what it is I am looking for.

I want an app that can can estimate how long it will take for me to complete a ride or run based on my current average speed.

Example.
I enter...
10-12-16, 11:11 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,376
Posted By Bolo Grubb

https://www.geekdesk.com/ The Geek desk is what...

https://www.geekdesk.com/ The Geek desk is what I have for work. But the Varidesk works great for most existing desk and cubicle furniture. Both are nice and solid, don't move at all it the...
09-21-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Bolo Grubb

The nice thing about the new sensors is that all...

The nice thing about the new sensors is that all hubs are nearly identical is shape/size. Where as chain stays can vary quite a bit is size and shape.

I had a difficult time with the longer chain...
09-14-16, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,988
Posted By Bolo Grubb

+1 on the cat ears, works well for me

+1 on the cat ears, works well for me
08-18-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,315
Posted By Bolo Grubb

It does look bad, but his competitors on track...

It does look bad, but his competitors on track are saying that it is part of track racing so I really don't know
08-16-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,017
Posted By Bolo Grubb

water and Gatorade (powder mixed weak)

water and Gatorade (powder mixed weak)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-16, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,643
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I am still using a Garmin Edge 305, so no help...

I am still using a Garmin Edge 305, so no help there.

I friend of mine that is also on call wears a smart watch that pairs with his phone so he can see who is calling/texting. Maybe that is an...
08-09-16, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Bolo Grubb

congrats

congrats
08-09-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,034
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Same here. If you lay it down, no chance of it...

Same here. If you lay it down, no chance of it falling over.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,859
Posted By Bolo Grubb

A single speed bike is fun for me, but I don't...

A single speed bike is fun for me, but I don't like a fixed geared bike as much.

I do really enjoy my geared bikes though.

Ride what you like. Like what you ride. Try all kinds.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-16, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,818
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Yes I do currently rent a bike locker. It is $90...

Yes I do currently rent a bike locker. It is $90 per year and completely enclosed so it is impossible to know if there is a bike inside or not. also well protected from the elements. The locker...
08-07-16, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I also go larger when between 2 frame sizes, but...

I also go larger when between 2 frame sizes, but then I have longer arms then average for my height and larger frames seem to fit me better
08-05-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By Bolo Grubb

my current bike computer has cadence, so I set...

my current bike computer has cadence, so I set that up just because I was curious.

I find that depending on riding conditions, my cadence is any where between 50 and 110. The majority of the time...
08-05-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Awesome!

Awesome!
08-05-16, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,841
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I like the Arundel Dual Seatbag. you can find it...

I like the Arundel Dual Seatbag. you can find it for under $20 dollars ( I got mine on Amazon). It can carry a spare tube, mini-tool, tire lever and patch kit.

I carry a Road morph on the frame...
08-04-16, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,794
Posted By Bolo Grubb

https://usd.knog.com.au/oi-bike-bell.html I...

https://usd.knog.com.au/oi-bike-bell.html

I just ordered a couple of thees for my bikes.
08-03-16, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 157,092
Posted By Bolo Grubb

http://www.bikeforums.net/<a...

http://www.bikeforums.net/<a href=http://s190.photobucket.com/user/Bolo_Grubb/media/Bike%20eating%20monster/Bettyg5.jpg.html...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,276
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I would just sharpie it, but you can always take...

I would just sharpie it, but you can always take it to a bike shop for their opinion
Forum: Commuting
08-02-16, 03:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,419
Posted By Bolo Grubb

My commute is 11.5 miles one way. Takes me...

My commute is 11.5 miles one way. Takes me between 45 and 60 minutes. I am suppose to be at work by 8am. I plan on being there by 7:30am. So I try to leave my house by 6:30am at the latest. This...
08-02-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Bolo Grubb

If I go to that link and select Edge 305 I get...

If I go to that link and select Edge 305 I get this response "Repair services no longer available."
08-01-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,745
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I use a sharpie. They come in different colors...

I use a sharpie. They come in different colors but so far it is the black parts I have needed it for.

Most recently, a minor ding on the crank. Use a sharpie and can't see it anymore
Forum: Touring
08-01-16, 05:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,631
Posted By Bolo Grubb

when I go on vacation, I will often pack a...

when I go on vacation, I will often pack a variety of old and worn out clothing. Usually t-shirts, sweatshirts, pants, shorts, even shoes. And Throw them out on vacation so I don't have to bring...
08-01-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,174
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Depends on the situation. If I saw it happening,...

Depends on the situation. If I saw it happening, not sure I would stop and think. Probably just react and do something violent and stupid.

otherwise I would just call the police and do what...
08-01-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Anyone use this guy to fix a Garmin edge 305?

fixYourGPS.com (http://www.fixyourgps.com/)

Thinking of giving him a try, just wondering if anyone here has already used him and can give input on the service?
08-01-16, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,057
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I am one of the weird ones that like my tires to...

I am one of the weird ones that like my tires to match, even though there is no good reason to be this way.

When my rear tire wears out, I replace it with one to match the front. If for some...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,397
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I just hang my riding clothes on a hanger for the...

I just hang my riding clothes on a hanger for the day. By the time I leave for home my riding clothes are dry. Never had any complaints about them smelling
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,928
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I am really enjoying my Cannondale Synapse. I...

I am really enjoying my Cannondale Synapse. I just got mine a few weeks ago
07-29-16, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Bolo Grubb

and I have them pretty well fined tuned now. The...

and I have them pretty well fined tuned now. The only real difference between them all is the handlebars sit higher on the cannondale giving me a more upright position that I am pretty comfortable...
07-29-16, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Typo on Bike 1, I copied down the number wrong. ...

Typo on Bike 1, I copied down the number wrong. All 3 bikes are within 3 cm of each other.
07-29-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Stack and Reach question.

I just found out about and read up on Stack and Reach. So I measure my 3 road bikes to compare.

Bike 1 Stack = 61.1cm, Reach = 39.4cm
Bike 2 Stack = 58.5cm, Reach = 37.5cm
Bike 3 Stack =...
07-29-16, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,721
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I watched it all through the website or the phone...

I watched it all through the website or the phone app. It is a shame that the phone app gives many more options then the web page, but it is the only option I have for seeing race coverage.

I...
07-29-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By Bolo Grubb

just a damp cloth

just a damp cloth
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-16, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Depending on the fit method and article I should...

Depending on the fit method and article I should ride a 54, 56 or 58. I am 6 foot tall, have a 33 inseam and the wingspan of someone 6'2".

After test riding several bikes I can't imangine a 54...
07-27-16, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By Bolo Grubb

the speed limit is only to incubate the eggs. ...

the speed limit is only to incubate the eggs. You can still drive around to look for Pokemon and this is where people are causing accidents
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,069
Posted By Bolo Grubb

1 pair of MTB shoes that I use on my road bike ...

1 pair of MTB shoes that I use on my road bike

and

1 pair of cycling sandals I use for commuting.

Both are SPD so my pedals are the same on both bikes, so I never have to worry about...
07-27-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,245
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I use the Take-a-look mirror on my glasses. I do...

I use the Take-a-look mirror on my glasses. I do not find it distracting or that it blocks any of my view. It works for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,310
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Another vote for these. My sister in law is a...

Another vote for these. My sister in law is a runner who recently took up cycling and did not like spd pedals. I got her a set of the half clips and she loves them. It is what works for her.
07-26-16, 09:35 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 6,176
Posted By Bolo Grubb

This right here is the whole reason I am thinking...

This right here is the whole reason I am thinking about getting a food scale. So I can be more aware of the amount of calories in the food I eat so I can make better choices.
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