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Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,275
Posted By jaxgtr

Awesome congrats. I have basically been off the...

Awesome congrats. I have basically been off the bike most of Jan, had to get my knee scoped and finally got the ok to take easy short rides. So hoping the rain clears out tonight and the roads dry...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,951
Posted By jaxgtr

And the problem with this is ???? Kids are too...

And the problem with this is ???? Kids are too soft these days, but that is my generations fault I guess. My kids had 1 move back, once they moved out the second time, that was it, you are on your...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By jaxgtr

+1 on the P Zero Race TLR, rains a lot in Florida...

+1 on the P Zero Race TLR, rains a lot in Florida and they seem very grippy, but at the same time, if you have only had one bad experience, although a falling is always bad, I would not trade tires...
01-02-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3,442
Views: 261,017
Posted By jaxgtr

Out with my wife and 4 other couples, when my...

Out with my wife and 4 other couples, when my wife started having blood sugar issues and wouldn't you know it, there were 3 diabetics in the group, and not one of them had effing glucose tablets....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,113
Posted By jaxgtr

Started late do to some work issues, ended crappy...

Started late do to some work issues, ended crappy with some knee issues, but in between, I got 2700 miles over 9-ish months.
12-29-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,633
Posted By jaxgtr

My tubeless presta covers are metal and also a...

My tubeless presta covers are metal and also a core remover.
12-28-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,896
Posted By jaxgtr

I would definitely go with the CC route as well,...

I would definitely go with the CC route as well, I would also file a complaint with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. I had to do that once for service my wife was suppose to be...
12-28-21, 06:24 PM
12-26-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,245
Posted By jaxgtr

35 to 45 for me, been pretty consistent over the...

35 to 45 for me, been pretty consistent over the years in mileage , the changes have been in speed to accomplish.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,517
Posted By jaxgtr

I believe the T47 being threaded, will account...

I believe the T47 being threaded, will account for anything 85 and 86.5 for the internal Bearing versions.
12-19-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,901
Posted By jaxgtr

I rode a carbon post when I was close to 300, and...

I rode a carbon post when I was close to 300, and it was on a road bike with a 200mm post and narrow wheels with 23mm tire pumped up to 120 psi. Seat post on the bike is fine.

Edit, I've also...
12-18-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By jaxgtr

Thanks. The wheels are the Aeolus Pro 37's and...

Thanks. The wheels are the Aeolus Pro 37's and the LBS I frequent, order them for a guy but he never came to get them, so I snagged them. They are really sweet wheels, can run them tubed or tubeless....
12-18-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,442
Views: 261,017
Posted By jaxgtr

took a couple of weeks off, still having knee...

took a couple of weeks off, still having knee issues, but went out today for 30. Knee felt good.
12-18-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,289
Posted By jaxgtr

Carbon frames are very strong and you should be...

Carbon frames are very strong and you should be fine. I rode a carbon frame when I was around 280, no issues and you have a very strong set of wheels. You will be fine.

This guy on a carbon bike...
12-18-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,901
Posted By jaxgtr

Should be fine, as someone that started out at...

Should be fine, as someone that started out at 375 lbs, I rode a Trek 7300 and the wheels held up fine, but I did have to get them trued often and I did break a spoke or two, but not a huge ordeal. I...
12-18-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,901
Posted By jaxgtr

I lost over 175 lbs using cycling as my activity...

I lost over 175 lbs using cycling as my activity of choice along with a better diet. Running, or just plain walking was hard on my knees, back, and ankles. Cycling on the other hand, was not. They...
12-17-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,531
Posted By jaxgtr

what the hell are you walking through that would...

what the hell are you walking through that would cause that much wear, a shredder? I used SPD-SL's for a few years and outside of a little wear on the front pads, they looked practically brand new...
12-17-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,774
Posted By jaxgtr

His dad was basically my Dad, and my mother was...

His dad was basically my Dad, and my mother was more of a free spirit. So that movie hits home with me. That was a lot of people's Dad from that age group, WWII or Korea vet's that were not like many...
12-16-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,774
Posted By jaxgtr

i generally like popcorn.

i generally like popcorn.
12-14-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,881
Posted By jaxgtr

Brake issues, makes sense since the video said...

Brake issues, makes sense since the video said they were ex SRAM engineer's... :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,208
Posted By jaxgtr

Agree... ...

Agree...
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,336
Posted By jaxgtr

Bontrager Aeolus Pro 37's or the Pro 51's are...

Bontrager Aeolus Pro 37's or the Pro 51's are very nice wheels, inside that price range, I have a set of both at the moment, these are disc wheels. The Pro 3 or Pro 5's are rim brake. I also have a...
12-13-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,050
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea that thing was the bomb. I changed the...

Yea that thing was the bomb. I changed the cassette from what is shown in the pic to a 11 speed 11-23 cassette, since I have no hills or tall bridges to cross, so in the summer, when the winds...
12-12-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,881
Posted By jaxgtr

42 is the answer to life as you are aware... so...

42 is the answer to life as you are aware... so there you go :thumb:
12-11-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By jaxgtr

Any reason is a good reason. If you still want...

Any reason is a good reason. If you still want the tire let me know and I can put it in the mail.
12-11-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By jaxgtr

Assuming you have a road bike, I have a Vittoria...

Assuming you have a road bike, I have a Vittoria trainer tire and a Wheel I no longer use. If you want it, you can have it, just cover the shipping. The wheel is a Mavic Open Pro 32 spoke wheel with...
12-09-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 860
Posted By jaxgtr

I broke my should after a crash and had 5...

I broke my should after a crash and had 5 surgeries to completely repair it. Had a lot of physical therapy, but have never had any issues with it when I start back riding. I always joke with my wife,...
12-06-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,412
Posted By jaxgtr

1Up is all you need to get.

1Up is all you need to get.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20,323
Views: 4,613,340
Posted By jaxgtr

So I bought a new bike and a new bike rack in the...

So I bought a new bike and a new bike rack in the last year, but when I took my wife's car to get the initial free oil change today, I ended up buying a new truck to go with my new bike and my new...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,275
Posted By jaxgtr

no, no, no....one would be the road version and...

no, no, no....one would be the road version and one would be the gravel version.... Come on, think clearly :D
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,275
Posted By jaxgtr

its funny how things progress over time, when I...

its funny how things progress over time, when I tried the Domane back in ~2015\2016, I hated it. Just felt dead, that is why I shifted to the Emonda's and then when I tested the Emonda ALR, I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,275
Posted By jaxgtr

That is a great idea, and wished I had thought...

That is a great idea, and wished I had thought about that at the time I got mine, I would have done that. I like the SL 5's Satin Black and Rage Red and Blue Fade paint schemes.
Congrats and...
12-02-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,442
Views: 261,017
Posted By jaxgtr

Tendon felt better today, but it was too nice a...

Tendon felt better today, but it was too nice a day to just mow the grass, so I went and did a nice easy 30 miles at the rail trail. I typically do not ride the rail trail during the week day as I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,275
Posted By jaxgtr

through your local Trek dealer. The online option...

through your local Trek dealer. The online option give you a base view, so you can get a general idea of overall parts and cost, not including tax. I had 2 options that was going to hold up my bike,...
12-01-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,442
Views: 261,017
Posted By jaxgtr

Birthday ride today, so goal was 57 , but I...

Birthday ride today, so goal was 57 , but I started having some pain in the tendon behind my right knee , so versus causing further issues, I just did 30. I will give it a rest for a day and try...
11-30-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3,442
Views: 261,017
Posted By jaxgtr

popped out 51 today, started in the 50's topped...

popped out 51 today, started in the 50's topped out at 61F, clear blue skies, light wind out of the NE off the ocean, just an awesome day.

Edit: Snap of the intercoastal on my way to the beach......
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 175,118
Posted By jaxgtr

My wife and I typically find we are getting in...

My wife and I typically find we are getting in and out of the store faster using the self check out option when available. While the basket might not be over flowing, but it is not just a couple of...
11-29-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3,442
Views: 261,017
Posted By jaxgtr

41 outside today. Beautiful weather, upper 50's,...

41 outside today. Beautiful weather, upper 50's, bright blue clear skies, could have done without the wind from the NW, but it was not terrible.
11-29-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,144
Posted By jaxgtr

I had this discussion with myself a couple of...

I had this discussion with myself a couple of years ago, I just could not justify the cost of the DA as I did not race. Ultegra shifts just as nice and is only marginally lighter. Shoot, 105...
11-28-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,564
Posted By jaxgtr

I caught the comment, that was a red flag for me,...

I caught the comment, that was a red flag for me, it just seems to go along with the other points where they seem to want visual esthetics over function.
11-28-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,564
Posted By jaxgtr

that tablet will negate any speed you are looking...

that tablet will negate any speed you are looking for, you might as well be hauling a refrig on your back. I used to use an old mountain bike as a commuter and putting on street based tires made a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,275
Posted By jaxgtr

They are moving them to the T47 with the 2022

They are moving them to the T47 with the 2022
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,275
Posted By jaxgtr

I found the Domane ran smaller larger that what...

I found the Domane ran smaller larger that what I am used to. I generally ride a 54 and typically a 90 or a 100 stem, based on top tube effective length. With the Domane, the top tube seemed to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By jaxgtr

I have a Mavic Open Pro 32 that I used on a...

I have a Mavic Open Pro 32 that I used on a trainer that I have no use for any longer. It is laced to an Ultegra hub. Ping me if you are interested, just cover shipping an it is yours. It is in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,275
Posted By jaxgtr

The BB shell was fine, it was just the bearings...

The BB shell was fine, it was just the bearings that failed. The bearings were only $40, so I was not really worried about doing a warranty. I just happen to go through 2 sets of bearings, so I could...
11-27-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,552
Posted By jaxgtr

congrats, I was heading toward that earlier in...

congrats, I was heading toward that earlier in the year, but a couple of work projects derailed me drastically, so now shooting for 4k.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,275
Posted By jaxgtr

Domane, I did this same review and consideration...

Domane, I did this same review and consideration in Aug 2020, I recognized that most, meaning 98% of my riding is on the road, and the fit and function of the Domane just worked better for the road...
11-24-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,156
Posted By jaxgtr

My wife has gone several women's specific saddle,...

My wife has gone several women's specific saddle, but has really liked the Bontrager Verse saddle. This is the first one she mentioned not bothering her on longer rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,478
Posted By jaxgtr

I ride mine outside, but.....I live in Florida,...

I ride mine outside, but.....I live in Florida, so I guess it does not matter what I say. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20,323
Views: 4,613,340
Posted By jaxgtr

Got my wheels today, just got everything setup...

Got my wheels today, just got everything setup ready to go for a ride tomorrow.

edit: Something I really like about these new wheels....the rear hub is joyfully quiet. Reminds me of cup and cone...
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