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03-08-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,616
Posted By benetga

Still using KKRM. I don't see a reason to upgrade...

Still using KKRM. I don't see a reason to upgrade now until I get results from my stress test. My heart rate is consistently above the 220-65 = 155max heart rate so I told doctor about this and am...
02-22-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,616
Posted By benetga

Well I thought I'd at least get the InRide sensor...

Well I thought I'd at least get the InRide sensor until I buy a smart trainer. I'm redoing the basement and might move the trainer from garage to the basement and go with a more permanent setup...
02-20-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,616
Posted By benetga

Thanks for your replies. So it looks like I'll be...

Thanks for your replies. So it looks like I'll be shopping for a KIckr Snap.
02-19-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,616
Posted By benetga

I can't see how the climbing simulation would...

I can't see how the climbing simulation would make that much of difference I just shift to a taller gear to increase the effort and watage. With my basic setup i have the drafting simulation. So...
02-19-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,616
Posted By benetga

Old trainer = K.I.S.S.

I've been using my Kurt Kinetic Road Machine this winter. I bought it I'm guessing about 15yrs ago but never used it much. This is my first zwifting season having just retired. I'm wondering what is...
02-14-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,271
Posted By benetga

Thanks for replying. I think I'll take your...

Thanks for replying. I think I'll take your advice and only have one intense Zwift ride per week. It does become somewhat addictive trying to push that FTP number.
02-14-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,271
Posted By benetga

I'm wondering if I shouldn't be doing more of...

I'm wondering if I shouldn't be doing more of this. I am 65 and this is my first winter of zwifting my HR is 165-170 when riding events with the max of 185. Using the 220 formula my max should be...
10-26-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By benetga

Oh, one more thing, my grips only have one...

Oh, one more thing, my grips only have one locking screw per grip.
10-26-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By benetga

I'm using the gp4 and they're very comfortable...

I'm using the gp4 and they're very comfortable for my big hands. I just got them dialed in. I went back and forth in deciding which model to get. When putting my hands on the horns it most...
09-09-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By benetga

Just did a 40mi ride on the Elroy-Sparta Trail....

Just did a 40mi ride on the Elroy-Sparta Trail. Started in Kendall because of trail closure outside of Elroy and rode 20mi west. The second trail closure heading west is before Wilton and the detour...
09-07-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By benetga

Old school. Jansport fanny pack plenty of room...

Old school. Jansport fanny pack plenty of room for phone,readers and more. I forget I even have it on. Works great
09-06-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By benetga

Why did you switch from White Lighting? Great...

Why did you switch from White Lighting? Great lube and available at Walmart.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,809
Posted By benetga

My setup

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Studded tires and 250w Hilltopper. Layers,goggles and hiking boots good...
Forum: Commuting
01-11-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,469
Posted By benetga

Same here, year around commuter with winter ebike...

Same here, year around commuter with winter ebike conversion. I went with the Hilltopper 250w kit. I started with studs about 5yrs ago,big difference not having to worry about refreeze and black ice....
07-07-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,206
Posted By benetga

Could you make it a single speed?

Could you make it a single speed?
05-07-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,702
Posted By benetga

Must have the lights figured out if she rides in...

Must have the lights figured out if she rides in the winter,not much daylight
Replies: 8
Views: 1,837
Posted By benetga

It was beautiful day here and I got in #4. The...

It was beautiful day here and I got in #4. The ride was a lot more enjoyable without the winter layers.
Forum: Commuting
04-01-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,477
Posted By benetga

I remember reading about a alderman in the city...

I remember reading about a alderman in the city of Chicago had a squirrel get caught up in the wheel of his bike. It caused him to go down and messed him up bad.
...
03-31-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By benetga

No problems with this set-up. I prefer it...

No problems with this set-up. I prefer it because like I said it's cheap:thumb:
03-31-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By benetga

What kind of truck? I have a Chevy Silverado and...

What kind of truck? I have a Chevy Silverado and use a board with a fork mount in the bed indents. Cheap and works great.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,837
Posted By benetga

Monthly Metric

How about a monthly metric challenge? This distance is a little more attainable on a monthly bases.

It doesn't take most of your day to ride and the next to recover.

So far I'm three for...
01-31-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By benetga

More than one chain?

I'm wondering if it's best to have two different chains for seasonal gearing changes? In the winter when running studded tires I need to run a different gear setup verses the summer. Should I have...
12-18-17, 06:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,872
Posted By benetga

Got my 60mi ride in. I had a commitment in the...

Got my 60mi ride in. I had a commitment in the afternoon so I got started at 6AM. I usually ride in the 25-35 mile range on the weekends so 60 wasn't to bad. Doing 100mi I don't know:foo:
12-10-17, 07:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,872
Posted By benetga

Well I was only able to get 40mi ride in today...

Well I was only able to get 40mi ride in today the wind was brutal and I only had 3 hours or so to get 60mi completed.I rode a lot miles going directly into the wind at less then 10mph. I've got a...
12-09-17, 05:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,872
Posted By benetga

Okay I'm trying this tomorrow. I turned 60 this...

Okay I'm trying this tomorrow. I turned 60 this year and it will probably be my last chance to get the ride in. The forecast is 38 and sunny with 10mph winds so as far as the weather goes it should...
10-29-17, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,506
Posted By benetga

why the heck is the mirror mounted on the...

why the heck is the mirror mounted on the right:foo: oh i see mate:)
10-17-17, 06:12 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,923
Posted By benetga

Looks like a crew cab to me. How do you secure...

Looks like a crew cab to me. How do you secure the front wheel?
09-21-17, 06:48 PM
08-21-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,895
Posted By benetga

I'd like to see this. I'm redoing my one car...

I'd like to see this. I'm redoing my one car garage and looking for ideas.
I've got 4 bikes 2 kayaks hanging and some power tools on shelving but would like to add a small workbench. The most...
04-22-17, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,977
Posted By benetga

I have one-56cm and I'm 6'2" with a 33" inseam....

I have one-56cm and I'm 6'2" with a 33" inseam. The bike fits me I think perfect. Tires seem fine, I might replace the brake pads soon other than the seat the bike is stock. I've had it a couple of...
03-27-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,754
Posted By benetga

I have their app, it reads 25% off if you spend...

I have their app, it reads 25% off if you spend $49.00 and free shipping if you spend $99.00. I'm wondering if the app and email are different?
03-22-17, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,754
Posted By benetga

Nashbar shipping policy change?

Did Nashbar just increase the order amount from $49.00 to $99.00 to get free shipping?
Forum: Commuting
01-29-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15,588
Views: 11,985,282
Posted By benetga

Darkshot,what basket do you have on the front...

Darkshot,what basket do you have on the front rack of the Nashbar? I have the same rack and I've been looking for one that would fit. Thanks
01-08-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 247,938
Posted By benetga

My Single Speed

I also put this on the commuting group. I've had this Rockhopper since new. I'm thinking it was 1985 and it has been through a lot of different setups since. I'm really enjoying the simplicity of a...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-17, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15,588
Views: 11,985,282
Posted By benetga

My winter bike

Rockhopper that I've had since new
12-20-16, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By benetga

-27F and your still riding, WOW your one tough...

-27F and your still riding, WOW your one tough Minnesotan
12-20-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,005
Posted By benetga

Thanks for the information. I wondered the...

Thanks for the information. I wondered the longevity of winter tires. I am now in my second year using Schwable Winter tires and the're showing little wear.

They seem to roll easier after using...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-16, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,055
Posted By benetga

Nice find on your bike. Be prepared to spend...

Nice find on your bike. Be prepared to spend probably the same on the gear. Nashbar is having a 30% sale today.
12-10-16, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,295
Posted By benetga

What's the dislike with car shopping? I enjoy the...

What's the dislike with car shopping? I enjoy the hunt.
Forum: Commuting
12-02-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,071
Posted By benetga

Exactly how it started with me:)

Exactly how it started with me:)
Forum: Commuting
12-01-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By benetga

I say put some studded tires on that Hardrock and...

I say put some studded tires on that Hardrock and keep on ridding.

I've got an old Rockhopper setup as my winter bike that I'll ride for the next four months.

I switched to it this morning and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,457
Posted By benetga

I just got this ...

I just got this https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002TSEYZS/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Quality is good and looks to be a great mid-layer shirt. The collar comes up nicely...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,055
Posted By benetga

Former off road rider that's found road cycling...

Former off road rider that's found road cycling to be my passion. I did MTB way back when but getting out on the road and ridding for a couple hours is fantastic way to unplug.


I grew up ridding...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-16, 06:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,727
Posted By benetga

Starved Rock area.

Starved Rock area.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,727
Posted By benetga

So am I but around my area we have have hills. I...

So am I but around my area we have have hills. I stay on the small ring probably 70-80% of time.
08-27-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,692
Posted By benetga

I just wanted cyclist to be aware, a lot of this...

I just wanted cyclist to be aware, a lot of this is done this time of year.
08-27-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,692
Posted By benetga

Seriously.....I always hold my breath :)

Seriously.....I always hold my breath :)
08-27-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,692
Posted By benetga

Seal coat = ice

Be careful of freshly seal coated driveways and a little rain. I went down this morning and it happened so fast I couldn't react to avoid it. I was halfway through a turn into of all places a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,736
Posted By benetga

I've got the 56cm 105 carbon. It fits me like a...

I've got the 56cm 105 carbon. It fits me like a glove and with same height and inseam.
08-06-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,716
Posted By benetga

Looks like quite a collection of bikes too.:)

Looks like quite a collection of bikes too.:)
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