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02-28-17, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By K100Fran

Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
02-28-17, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By K100Fran

While I am riding Ultegra, it's only because I...

While I am riding Ultegra, it's only because I got my Synapse 3 on sale for a bit less than the dealer that had the Synapse 4 (with SRAM). Like an earlier post I was coming from 105 downtube...
02-28-17, 07:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,903
Posted By K100Fran

I hope you get the mileage you're looking for out...

I hope you get the mileage you're looking for out of the Conti's. I like everything about them, usually reasonably priced, great grip and ride feel and excellent mileage. This time of year I switch...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,566
Posted By K100Fran

Choosing rollers depends on what you want to get...

Choosing rollers depends on what you want to get out of it. There's lots of options - mag resistance, wind resistance, no resistance, various size drums provide different levels of resistance and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-16, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,481
Posted By K100Fran

Have you tried just removing the page from the...

Have you tried just removing the page from the activity profile? It might run in the background but you won't see it.
01-05-16, 04:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,212
Posted By K100Fran

Are you sure he was towing a toddler and not a...

Are you sure he was towing a toddler and not a battery powered assist motor?
07-21-15, 06:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,783
Posted By K100Fran

Please tell me you chased it all down with a side...

Please tell me you chased it all down with a side of scrapple...
07-05-15, 10:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,129
Posted By K100Fran

Chamois cream. Never needed it before but(t) for...

Chamois cream. Never needed it before but(t) for some reason I do now.
06-29-15, 04:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,362
Posted By K100Fran

Rest is just about as important as riding. Stay...

Rest is just about as important as riding. Stay hydrated even off the bike. Add distance slowly, even if it's just a few blocks or .25 mile. Take pride in your accomplishments. Above all, enjoy the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-15, 08:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,348
Posted By K100Fran

Yes. All black

Yes. All black
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-15, 04:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,348
Posted By K100Fran

Mavic tubes. Smooth black valve stem. Looks good,...

Mavic tubes. Smooth black valve stem. Looks good, easier to get pump on and off, no threads also helps the rubber inside the pump head last a bit longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-15, 04:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,406
Posted By K100Fran

It works for some people. Steve Hogg has an...

It works for some people. Steve Hogg has an interesting article that's worth a read.
https://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/bikefit/2011/04/power-to-the-pedal-cleat-position/
06-05-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,867
Posted By K100Fran

Congrats on the good looking shrubs. I have...

Congrats on the good looking shrubs. I have sacrificed several orange extensions cords in the pursuit of neighbor envying shrubs. Praying I don't need to do any human sacrificing.

Hope it heals...
06-05-15, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By K100Fran

Youch! Sorry to hear your vacation was cut short....

Youch! Sorry to hear your vacation was cut short. Very lucky though it wasn't worse. Good luck with a speedy recovery and getting back to racking up the miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 11,672
Posted By K100Fran

Well said. Don't forget to modulate your disc...

Well said. Don't forget to modulate your disc breaks to slow before the hairpin...
06-01-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By K100Fran

My first thought after reading the subject line...

My first thought after reading the subject line was - Which one?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,397
Posted By K100Fran

It is their sense of self importance. They are...

It is their sense of self importance. They are more important than you and getting to their destination has a higher priority than whatever it is you are doing.

Good luck and be safe!
05-27-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 446,699
Posted By K100Fran

I really like this thread...lots of variety/wide...

I really like this thread...lots of variety/wide range of tastes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,390
Posted By K100Fran

Giro Synthe for the ventilation...

Giro Synthe for the ventilation...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,015
Posted By K100Fran

Finally picked up a Garmin Edge 510 bundle...was...

Finally picked up a Garmin Edge 510 bundle...was pleasantly surprised to find it came with the magnetless cadence and speed sensors instead of the GSC-10.
03-25-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 595
Posted By K100Fran

DC Ride to Conquer Cancer Sept 19-20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUFcEuhME_w&feature=share

The video explains quite a bit. We're looking for folks to join our team "The Audballs" there is a promotion code "teamup" that reduces...
03-25-15, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By K100Fran

DC Ride to Conquer Cancer Sept 19-20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUFcEuhME_w&feature=share

The video explains quite a bit. We're looking for folks to join our team "The Audballs" there is a promotion code "teamup" that reduces...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 02:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By K100Fran

R1000 ad states: shifters atrophied is that...

R1000 ad states:
shifters atrophied
is that code for died from a lack of use?
02-13-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,563
Posted By K100Fran

Sorry to hear about the spill, but I'll bet you...

Sorry to hear about the spill, but I'll bet you were having a blast right up to that point!

Take care of the shoulder, nothing broke doesn't mean nothing injured. I had to do PT for weeks and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-15, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,833
Posted By K100Fran

I'm "green" with envy! �� nice ride!

I'm "green" with envy! ��
nice ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-15, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By K100Fran

In addition to the tire pressure double check...

In addition to the tire pressure double check that your front roller is in the correct position in relation to your front axle. If it's misaligned it may not support you properly.

And keep a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,426
Posted By K100Fran

Iceberg?

Iceberg?
02-03-15, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,152
Posted By K100Fran

Congratulations! :thumb:Truly awesome, you two...

Congratulations! :thumb:Truly awesome, you two are just a few years behind my mom and dad who are celebrating their 63rd in a couple weeks. :)
It's so great to see people that say "I do" and truly...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-15, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,015
Posted By K100Fran

Giro Trans HV shoes, PD-5800 pedals, and some...

Giro Trans HV shoes, PD-5800 pedals, and some socks...
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01-27-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 690
Posted By K100Fran

Welcome aboard.

Welcome aboard.
01-25-15, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,851
Posted By K100Fran

I think the coefficient of friction due to wind...

I think the coefficient of friction due to wind will raise exponentially from 65 to 80. Keep the speed down and you should have no worries over the long haul.
01-24-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,820
Posted By K100Fran

A lot of good advice from some very experienced...

A lot of good advice from some very experienced folks. The only thing I'll add is...even though it hurt, wasn't it fun? Something attracted you to buying that new bike, maybe memories of great times....
01-23-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,007
Posted By K100Fran

I wish I could fit into the wool tights I wore in...

I wish I could fit into the wool tights I wore in 1981...but that's another thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,719
Posted By K100Fran

Thanks for the link to that thread. Good reading.

Thanks for the link to that thread. Good reading.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-15, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,719
Posted By K100Fran

Here's what Sheldon said... Bicycle Tires and...

Here's what Sheldon said...
Bicycle Tires and Tubes (http://sheldonbrown.com/tires.html)
01-20-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,901
Posted By K100Fran

+1 on the Gold Bond. Won't leave home without it!

+1 on the Gold Bond. Won't leave home without it!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,714
Posted By K100Fran

Very nice bike. I hope you get many great miles...

Very nice bike. I hope you get many great miles and memories from it.
01-09-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,256
Posted By K100Fran

Bishop Heather Cook charged with manslaughter in...

Bishop Heather Cook charged with manslaughter in hit and run death of Thomas Palermo - Baltimore Sun...
01-08-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,346
Posted By K100Fran

The F-word? You mean fudge?...Ralphie "Only I...

The F-word? You mean fudge?...Ralphie "Only I didn't say "Fudge." I said THE word, the big one, the queen-mother of dirty words, the "F-dash-dash-dash" word!"

I never heard of a ruptured quad, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-15, 11:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,260
Posted By K100Fran

Are you planning on using these with MTB or...

Are you planning on using these with MTB or touring shoes? I'm not sure how superior these cleats are for walkability with road shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By K100Fran

If you like white, take a look at these Shimanos...

If you like white, take a look at these Shimanos (http://www.jensonusa.com/Mens-Footwear/Shimano-R088-Road-Shoes?cs=White) R088s, decent shoe at a great price. Only $10 more and will work with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,576
Posted By K100Fran

I think the 2012 Izoard forks were recalled so...

I think the 2012 Izoard forks were recalled so you would want to make sure the forks were changed out.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-15, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By K100Fran

its winter but I like the temp a bit warmer than...

its winter but I like the temp a bit warmer than what is forecast for next week.
01-02-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By K100Fran

Sorry about your accident. I can sympathize, had...

Sorry about your accident. I can sympathize, had one similar in Sept. Only I took pictures while I was in the ER. Thankfully my body took most of the damage and next to nothing on the bike.
What...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,987
Posted By K100Fran

I could be wrong but I think he is referring to...

I could be wrong but I think he is referring to where the saddle attaches to the post not the clamp on the frame.
12-31-14, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By K100Fran

Many blessings in the new year to you and your...

Many blessings in the new year to you and your family.
12-29-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,268
Posted By K100Fran

The Ride to Conquer Cancer - DC

In 2015, I'm riding 150 miles to raise money for cancer research and care as part of The Ride to Conquer Cancer!

Patients who receive support from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Sibley...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-14, 07:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,468
Posted By K100Fran

the guy in the top pic has got skills. I'm in the...

the guy in the top pic has got skills. I'm in the stop, get off bike then empty bladder, preferably out of sight of passersby.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-14, 08:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,059
Posted By K100Fran

You also need to subtract the calories you would...

You also need to subtract the calories you would have burned during that time sitting on the couch. It's small but it gets you closer to true calories burned from exercise.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,491
Posted By K100Fran

Since the 11 speed 105 and cassette wasn't...

Since the 11 speed 105 and cassette wasn't available last year, have you compared any other brands 2014 full Ultegra models to what is offered on their 2015 versions? I think it's a safe bet that...
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