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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,825
Posted By roadiejorge

:roflmao2: Yep, but those who can't be...

:roflmao2:



Yep, but those who can't be bothered to reach around to access the bag wear it with the bag facing forward.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,825
Posted By roadiejorge

I'm sure the bag is useful; fanny packs worn with...

I'm sure the bag is useful; fanny packs worn with the bag facing the front are pretty useful too.

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,825
Posted By roadiejorge

Yeah, commuting was great for getting the miles...

Yeah, commuting was great for getting the miles in when you have a busy schedule. You can structure training in there as well depending on how long your commute is. While I like to think I miss...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,825
Posted By roadiejorge

Long time no see....since the MTIR days. Glad to...

Long time no see....since the MTIR days. Glad to hear you're riding again. I was in the same boat as you regarding the cycling consistency due to back issues which I've finally sorted out. I've been...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By roadiejorge

They're great. They also have an eBay side...

They're great. They also have an eBay side business so if you have bike gear you want to get rid of and can't be bothered to do it yourself, they will sell your stuff and apply it to the purchase of...
04-27-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 800
Posted By roadiejorge

Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,592
Posted By roadiejorge

damn thing has a kick stand...A KICK STAND!!! ...

damn thing has a kick stand...A KICK STAND!!!

:twitchy:
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-18, 08:34 AM
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,592
Posted By roadiejorge

https://i.gifer.com/EMZ5.gif

https://i.gifer.com/EMZ5.gif
Forum: Northeast
08-26-17, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,345
Posted By roadiejorge

Of course, I was only making an observation as it...

Of course, I was only making an observation as it relates only to my usual cycling routes. There will definitely be more opportunities to explore with this new link for sure.
Forum: Northeast
08-24-17, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,345
Posted By roadiejorge

I'm excited about crossing the Tappan Zee though...

I'm excited about crossing the Tappan Zee though in all honesty I've never been a fan on riding on that side of the Hudson but it will be cool being able to do a loop across it then back to NJ on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,161
Posted By roadiejorge

That's sound advice. Keeping focused on what...

That's sound advice. Keeping focused on what makes functional differences to your ride keeps you from getting hooked in by all of the marketing hype. Everyone always talks about the lightest wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-16, 09:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,161
Posted By roadiejorge

Congrats on the new bike! The set up is fine and...

Congrats on the new bike! The set up is fine and as you ride it whatever doesn't seem quite right you can upgrade at that point. Cannondale makes great bikes and while I've never owned the Supersix...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,985
Posted By roadiejorge

I use both Garmin Connect and Strava but haven't...

I use both Garmin Connect and Strava but haven't linked the accounts because I don't need one more thing to be a pain. I haven't had any issues uploading to Strava directly through the device.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,795
Posted By roadiejorge

One time during an attack a yellow jacket or some...

One time during an attack a yellow jacket or some other stinging insect went into my helmet and got me a few times. Of course this happened during a breakaway and I was tugging at my helmet while...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 153,144
Posted By roadiejorge

Wow...that's really sad. I really enjoyed...

Wow...that's really sad. I really enjoyed chatting with him over in P&R. Sad to have lost another BF member in such a short span of time.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,508
Posted By roadiejorge

It's a bit disappointing to see less SRAM...

It's a bit disappointing to see less SRAM offerings which for me will mean next bike if not equipped with SRAM I'll just get the frame and assemble it on my own. Shimano shifting is fine but I can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,129
Posted By roadiejorge

I have a pair of Tifosi that I originally got...

I have a pair of Tifosi that I originally got just for commuting since I wanted to spare my Shimano pair any bad treatment. I now use the Tifosi more regularly and they've been through the ringer; a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,605
Posted By roadiejorge

I've tried it several times and while the...

I've tried it several times and while the shifting is nice and smooth it's not a motivator to get it since it's not that major of an improvement over a well tuned mechanical group.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-15, 11:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,437
Posted By roadiejorge

I've had mixed experiences with shops which is...

I've had mixed experiences with shops which is why I decided to learn how to perform my own maintenance and parts replacement. It's also good knowledge to have in case something goes wrong while...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-15, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 115,452
Posted By roadiejorge

Wish I could say the same but there's more snow...

Wish I could say the same but there's more snow in the forecast then we plunge back into the frigid temperatures.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,635
Posted By roadiejorge

Yep. I keep longing for the winter of 2012 which...

Yep. I keep longing for the winter of 2012 which was pretty much uninterrupted riding throughout the winter and much balmier temperatures than we have now.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-15, 12:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,507
Posted By roadiejorge

I wear it in the office and I don't care. I want...

I wear it in the office and I don't care. I want people to know that I'm a serious cyclist and I am ready to ride at ANY given moment.
Forum: Commuting
02-15-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,054
Posted By roadiejorge

I have a 42 mile (roundtrip) commute and use it...

I have a 42 mile (roundtrip) commute and use it for both training and transportation; the ride would be 28 mi if I went door to door but I put in some extra miles to keep the legs honest. People...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-15, 09:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,917
Posted By roadiejorge

I've used lots of shorts and most are perfectly...

I've used lots of shorts and most are perfectly fine. A few years back I got a pair of Assos for under $150 from the factory store and still have them and enjoy them. They're not magic but certainly...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,867
Posted By roadiejorge

+1 I've been using this for a few years now...

+1

I've been using this for a few years now with no complaints.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-15, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,500
Posted By roadiejorge

It depends on your preference. I like riding solo...

It depends on your preference. I like riding solo most of the time and tend to be very focused on the type of riding/training I'm doing so that keeps it challenging, but riding with people...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-15, 07:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,621
Posted By roadiejorge

That's until the races in the park start up.... ...

That's until the races in the park start up....
;)

I haven't bothered commuting because this weather's been crap and I don't want to deal with the ice and slush; I've ridden through the stuff and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-15, 07:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,779
Posted By roadiejorge

Over the years I've tried all variations of...

Over the years I've tried all variations of layering and different brands. My favorite by far is the Assos Winter Plus line but make sure not to go spending full retail on it. I like that I have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 115,452
Posted By roadiejorge

Glad someone has nice riding weather. I'm not...

Glad someone has nice riding weather. I'm not sure how long it will be until I'm back out on the road given the onslaught of snow and now ice. I'm actually enjoying the trainer though especially now...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-15, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By roadiejorge

In my experience that's common with non...

In my experience that's common with non enthusiasts who buy from a local shop and just buy a bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-15, 08:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,621
Posted By roadiejorge

it's been a pretty dismal winter riding season...

it's been a pretty dismal winter riding season (if you can even call it that) given life situations and weather. I've been rebuilding on the trainer though and will start commuting to my new work...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-15, 08:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,942
Posted By roadiejorge

I don't recall seeing triples on the higher end...

I don't recall seeing triples on the higher end carbon bikes but there may still be some on the entry level or aluminum bikes. You could go the route of buying the parts separately and assembling the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-15, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,404
Posted By roadiejorge

knockoffs by the looks of it. I looked at the...

knockoffs by the looks of it. I looked at the Assos bibs and they don't look like that.
Forum: Commuting
01-26-15, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By roadiejorge

So far it's not bad but the worst is yet to come...

So far it's not bad but the worst is yet to come so we'll see. I can't deal with all the hype about storms nowadays so I haven't been following much; it's the Northeast and snow isn't a freak event...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,066
Posted By roadiejorge

I charge lights, and pack clothes the night...

I charge lights, and pack clothes the night before. The only thing I have to do in the morning is pack iPad/iPhone and fill water bottle.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-15, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 156,704
Posted By roadiejorge

My legs felt like jelly on hills this week after...

My legs felt like jelly on hills this week after not having been on the bike for almost two months. The facility I managed closed so I was transferred to corporate headquarters which meant no office...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-15, 08:10 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,905
Posted By roadiejorge

I love road riding and use my commutes for...

I love road riding and use my commutes for training so cycling specific gear is very practical for my style of riding. I know some commuters who have a mountain or cyclocross bikes for commuting but...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-15, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,866
Posted By roadiejorge

I commute to NYC from NJ and right now I am using...

I commute to NYC from NJ and right now I am using a Serfas TSL500 on my helmet, Cygolite Taz 1200 on the handlebars, and a Cygolite Hotshot as the rear light. I like to ride briskly which is why I...
11-28-14, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,386,961
Posted By roadiejorge

Looks like fun. I signed up but apparently...

Looks like fun. I signed up but apparently there's a waiting list. Good potential to be a hit because it will be fun to link up with other riders and make an ordinarily solo training ride into a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,205
Views: 195,281
Posted By roadiejorge

I haven't been here in ages....where's pcad?

I haven't been here in ages....where's pcad?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 09:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,618
Posted By roadiejorge

I've used Shimano, Campy, and SRAM over the...

I've used Shimano, Campy, and SRAM over the years. I liked Shimano shifting but their shifters were never comfortable and I couldn't stand having to shift using the brake lever. I loved the fit of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-14, 12:01 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,967
Posted By roadiejorge

The only thing I'd be worried about is if they...

The only thing I'd be worried about is if they have the same mechanic do the work since he obviously couldn't sort things out the first time. I got tired of dealing with sub par work from shops (not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,286
Posted By roadiejorge

#4...

#4 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,244
Posted By roadiejorge

I like the idea...but: 1. Put "41" in a...

I like the idea...but:

1. Put "41" in a white circle with black font in the back for the old school race number look (a la Assos Six Days jersey)
2. On the left sleeve put "HTFU" and "400 Watts"...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,400
Posted By roadiejorge

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEhySzO14ik ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEhySzO14ik

ok, here's the instruction manual now that you've ventured into the world of road bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 10:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 21,817
Posted By roadiejorge

Some features seem nice but not for that price...

Some features seem nice but not for that price tag and considering that I don't read texts or answer calls while riding, those functions are lost on me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-14, 10:13 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,175
Posted By roadiejorge

52 mph

52 mph
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-14, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 102,090
Posted By roadiejorge

+1 for that price it should come with a...

+1

for that price it should come with a handlebar mustache and some tight jeans.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,401
Posted By roadiejorge

It depends. If it's minor congestion then usually...

It depends. If it's minor congestion then usually I do but that will also depend on the weather because the cold doesn't help with chest congestion. I've ridden with colds and I seem to get over them...
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