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07-24-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By oldwinger14

Like an earlier poster, I also had a hybrid, a...

Like an earlier poster, I also had a hybrid, a Cannondale Quick2 with disc. I wanted a road bike but not one with a overly-aggressive geometry that would be faster but not very comfortable for me....
06-07-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,046
Posted By oldwinger14

In the grand scheme of things, the cost of a...

In the grand scheme of things, the cost of a mirror is miniscule. Stop eyballing and pondering…. As Nike suggests “Just Do It”. 😀
06-06-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,046
Posted By oldwinger14

Glad that you like it. I hope my comments helped.

Glad that you like it. I hope my comments helped.
05-30-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,046
Posted By oldwinger14

I just bought a new Hafney bar-end mirror to...

I just bought a new Hafney bar-end mirror to replace the one I had which was accidentally broken when I was having some work done. I got the anti-glare glass this time. For me, it works great but I...
05-30-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 7,898
Posted By oldwinger14

The vast majority of people who criticize...

The vast majority of people who criticize tubeless tires as too hard to mount, the chore of adding sealant, and other things they imagine as difficult or not worth it, have never owned or ridden on...
05-09-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By oldwinger14

I took a quick look at the article that you...

I took a quick look at the article that you mentioned. It looked very interesting and I will read it in more detail later. Thx!
05-07-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By oldwinger14

A new Di2 user needs help

I recently had my bike updated with Ultegra Di2 and, so, far, I am very happy with it. I also have a EW-WU111 (D-Fly) wireless unit installed, but do not yet know what role it can play and what...
05-04-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By oldwinger14

A new chain is like getting your car washed. It...

A new chain is like getting your car washed. It may not run any better but it feels better.
04-29-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,145
Posted By oldwinger14

I agree with you completely. If I can get the...

I agree with you completely. If I can get the same model of something for less money, I jump on it. What I meant in my original posting was that my focus is on quality rather than price when...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,958
Posted By oldwinger14

I had a Garmin Edge 1000 for 3+ years and loved...

I had a Garmin Edge 1000 for 3+ years and loved it. The larger display, touchscreen capability and the ability to connect my cadence sensor, heart rate sensor, front light, rear radar/light, and...
03-03-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,072
Posted By oldwinger14

I agree with phughes....follow the very clear...

I agree with phughes....follow the very clear instructions that Brooks has on their website. Too many people have their own techniques which claim to be better. All most of them do is lend to the...
03-02-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By oldwinger14

For 20+ years, one of my passions was teaching...

For 20+ years, one of my passions was teaching people how to drive high performance sports cars on race tracks and road courses. Many of the novice drivers I worked with wanted to either upgrade...
02-28-21, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,072
Posted By oldwinger14

Go to the Brooks website and follow their...

Go to the Brooks website and follow their recommendations.
02-18-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,807
Posted By oldwinger14

I got a Brooks B17 saddle for Christmas and...

I got a Brooks B17 saddle for Christmas and mounted it on my Cannondale Synapse which is on my smart trainer for the Winter. I have close to 500 miles on it and did not have a break-in period that I...
02-13-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,363
Posted By oldwinger14

Consider your fall, or two, inevitable and part...

Consider your fall, or two, inevitable and part of the indoctrination and education for joining the clipless community. As many stated, other than a bit embarrassing, almost all of these falls are...
01-05-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By oldwinger14

I initially bought a Kom Cycling Sealant Injector...

I initially bought a Kom Cycling Sealant Injector to add sealant (Orange Seal) when needed. Then I read online what should have been obvious to me. I now also use the injector to extract the sealant...
12-28-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By oldwinger14

Tried both Zwift and Rouvy. Liked the real-world...

Tried both Zwift and Rouvy. Liked the real-world videos of Rouvy much better than Zwift’s simulations, which I display on a TV. Been using Rouvy for 2 Winters, and as I learn more about using it,...
12-13-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 770
Posted By oldwinger14

As everyone has said in this thread, you will be...

As everyone has said in this thread, you will be very happy with it. If you plan on buying any locks to either lock the bike(s) to the rack or to the lock the rack to your vehicle, I suggest you buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,344
Posted By oldwinger14

This will not happen with a 1Up rack.The bikes...

This will not happen with a 1Up rack.The bikes are spaced and sinced they are held to the rack by the tires, there is no way the handlebars can move
11-27-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,899
Posted By oldwinger14

My comment wasn't meant to be anything other than...

My comment wasn't meant to be anything other than commentary. I was, by no means, upset with what you wrote. :backpedal:
11-27-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,899
Posted By oldwinger14

I don't think any of us promoting it are...

I don't think any of us promoting it are Garmin/Varia employees....just happy customers!
11-27-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,899
Posted By oldwinger14

I love my Varia RTL515 and will not ride without...

I love my Varia RTL515 and will not ride without it.
10-12-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,537
Posted By oldwinger14

Geez, you could go from Presta to Schrader to...

Geez, you could go from Presta to Schrader to Presta to Shrader etc and end up with valve stems that are 14 inches high!
No thanks, I will stay with Presta and only use the Convert Air adapters when...
10-12-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,537
Posted By oldwinger14

I prefer not to drill the wheels to go 100%...

I prefer not to drill the wheels to go 100% Shrader. If I did that, there’s no returning to Presta nor do I want to abandon Presta valves completely. As I mentioned earlier, I would most likely only...
10-07-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,027
Posted By oldwinger14

I have yet to use the syringe to extract any...

I have yet to use the syringe to extract any sealant, only to inject it and that was a very simple & clean task. I don't see any reason why extracting with the syringe will be any more difficult.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 479,754
Posted By oldwinger14

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1260x2000/sherman_s_bridge_aug_20_b0fd78784d353460144bc213fe67dec147442b9e.jpg
My Cannondale Synapse 105 Disc....sorry for the non-black water...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,268
Posted By oldwinger14

I used to race cars and always wore gloves. I...

I used to race cars and always wore gloves. I also always wear gloves when cycling. I wore gloves in both cases so that, irrespective of the weather and how sweaty my palms got, I always had a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By oldwinger14

There are a lot of good deals on eBay but also...

There are a lot of good deals on eBay but also lots of knockoffs.

$15 for "Shimano" cleats from eBay that may or may not be genuine versus $20 for genuine Shimano cleats from CC.... I will pay...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,789
Posted By oldwinger14

As Sal mentioned in his posting, there is no rim...

As Sal mentioned in his posting, there is no rim tape on his Ksyrium Elite wheels. Since he has had the wheels for a few years and I have only had mine since Aug '19, no tape may still be the case....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 387,402
Posted By oldwinger14

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1260x2000/sherman_s_bridge_aug_20_aea77a7190dfbf893cb2c4592b9980bbc79b214c.jpg
Sherman’s Bridge, Sudbury MA
07-23-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,938
Posted By oldwinger14

bruce19, I have the same setup and love them.

bruce19, I have the same setup and love them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,596
Posted By oldwinger14

I have 3 pairs of Assos bibs, including one Mille...

I have 3 pairs of Assos bibs, including one Mille GT pair. Have not used cream with any if them and have not had any problems. All of them have held up well and I will continue to buy Assos in the...
07-14-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,791
Posted By oldwinger14

Rouvy has 100s of rides all over the world that...

Rouvy has 100s of rides all over the world that you can take. When you start using your trainer, give it a try. They offer a 30-day free trial.
07-14-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,791
Posted By oldwinger14

I bought a Kickr Core last Fall and used it a lot...

I bought a Kickr Core last Fall and used it a lot during the Winter/Spring. Knock on wood, I never had any problems with it. Sorry that you endured a different experience. With that said, I hope the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,935
Posted By oldwinger14

I have not been carrying a mask on rides since I...

I have not been carrying a mask on rides since I almost always ride solo with only very brief stops, but after reading this thread, I will put one in my saddlebag.

For those of you that have not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,808
Posted By oldwinger14

I have the Shapeways 3D printed mount that was...

I have the Shapeways 3D printed mount that was mentioned in an earlier post. It is a perfect and simple solution if you have a saddlebag with a taillight loop. A but pricey for a piece of plastic but...
07-03-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,914
Posted By oldwinger14

I just sold my Cannondale Quick 3 on the Boston...

I just sold my Cannondale Quick 3 on the Boston CL. Within hours after listing it, I had at least 10 people who expressed interest. Most seemed legit and included some questions or comments in their...
06-22-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By oldwinger14

I have a 1Up hitch rack and love it. Some may...

I have a 1Up hitch rack and love it. Some may consider it a bit pricey but the build quality is great, it's lighter than other hitch racks, a cinch to put on/take off your vehicle and when I...
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