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12-06-18, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Mansram01

This is great! Just ordered a pair. More for...

This is great! Just ordered a pair. More for other reasons than the bike. LOL.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-18, 05:10 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,023
Posted By Mansram01

For one, I don't own Rapha yet. :) As for the...

For one, I don't own Rapha yet. :) As for the bike asploding, that's why I have two of everything! Especially my elitist Oakley glasses riding down Madison Avenue! :speedy::lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-18, 10:35 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,023
Posted By Mansram01

Very good to know! Thanks for sharing. None of my...

Very good to know! Thanks for sharing. None of my Oakleys are M-frames but the workmanship, options on my existing frames and the quality of the lens speak for themselves. Not sure if you ever tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,023
Posted By Mansram01

Wow, there's a lot of frugal riders on this...

Wow, there's a lot of frugal riders on this thread. Not that it's bad but if I'm riding a $6k bike, whether mountain or road, I'm gonna want a lens that doesn't shatter on impact, doesn't glare in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-18, 02:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,308
Posted By Mansram01

Ok, I like my Lezyne Classic Over Drive floor...

Ok, I like my Lezyne Classic Over Drive floor pump. I find it to be a good looking pump and its pretty accurate. I never thought that it didn't pump enough air into my tires. But not everything has...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,881
Posted By Mansram01

For what it's worth, if I was doing a lot of...

For what it's worth, if I was doing a lot of serious climbing (and had the budget), I'd go for SLR simply because it's significantly lighter. I'd probably opt for the disc brakes too. In my case, I...
03-11-18, 10:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By Mansram01

Cartagena Tours?

Anyone know of any good mtb or road bike tours or rentals in Cartagena? There doesn't seem to be a lot of options online. I was only able to find one in nearby Turbaco. Any feedback on your...
05-21-15, 11:48 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Had no idea there was an update available for the...

Had no idea there was an update available for the Magellan Cyclo 505. I just downloaded it and see if it's any better. I stopped checking months ago as the firmware updates were unpredictable and...
11-18-14, 12:15 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Agreed. The 505 is totally readable during the...

Agreed. The 505 is totally readable during the day. It can be more challenging in certain lighting & angles with polarized glasses but overall still readable.
11-14-14, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By Mansram01

Thanks, LesterOfPuppets!

Thanks, LesterOfPuppets!
11-13-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By Mansram01

Upgrading to SRAM X1 Crankset

Okay, my bike currently has a Shimano Deore triple crankset with a matching Shimano Deore SM-BB51 bottom bracket. I would like to swap the crankset for a single chainring SRAM X1 crankset. I'm really...
10-29-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,335
Posted By Mansram01

When the 800 came out, I don't recall OSM being...

When the 800 came out, I don't recall OSM being all the rage at that point. By crude, I mean that most bike routes and trails were/are not present on the Garmin maps. If the mapping is limited so is...
10-29-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,335
Posted By Mansram01

Well GPS devices aren't new anymore and for...

Well GPS devices aren't new anymore and for cycling the technology has matured since the 605/705. What's missing is that companies like Garmin & Magellan need to thoroughly test their products before...
10-29-14, 12:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,335
Posted By Mansram01

I've been using the Magellan Cyclo 505 for about...

I've been using the Magellan Cyclo 505 for about two months now. I was previously using the Garmin 800. The Garmin was rock solid but was getting a little long in the tooth in terms of technology...
10-08-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Omg, the temperature is in Fahrenheit now!...

Omg, the temperature is in Fahrenheit now! :thumb:

Has anything else changed? Looks the same to me. Just bug fixes?
10-08-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Hot-diggity! Gonna download it NOW!

Hot-diggity! Gonna download it NOW!
10-08-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,313
Posted By Mansram01

And all your bikes listed are from the 60's &...

And all your bikes listed are from the 60's & 70's? Motorcycles too?
10-05-14, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,313
Posted By Mansram01

Isn't every ride for race prep? ;)

Isn't every ride for race prep? ;)
10-04-14, 10:42 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Any results?

Any results?
10-04-14, 10:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,313
Posted By Mansram01

Measuring cadence doesn't mean staring at your...

Measuring cadence doesn't mean staring at your computer. Reviewing your stats after the ride was more the reality.
10-02-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By Mansram01

This is pretty awesome! Quite an accomplishment....

This is pretty awesome! Quite an accomplishment. Too bad I missed you guys by one day. I was up there the day after on Sunday but not on a unicycle. I heard there were a couple of crazy guys coming...
09-30-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,313
Posted By Mansram01

I was thinking of doing the same thing hence why...

I was thinking of doing the same thing hence why I did a search on mountain biking and cadence. I have an extra Garmin sensor and am contemplating doing this. I don't see much value add "during" the...
09-30-14, 11:08 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

The doubling issue is so not cool. How far have...

The doubling issue is so not cool. How far have you gone into with their support? I'm using my old Garmin GSC-10 sensor and that works just fine. I suspect the Cyclo will work just fine when you...
09-24-14, 09:55 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Wow, some compromise. As long as your fine with...

Wow, some compromise. As long as your fine with that. I think that would drive me batty.

There's a ton of little fixes that the Cylo 505 still needs. I'm going to keep it with the hopes that they...
09-17-14, 04:07 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Any date on this being release in the US? ...

Any date on this being release in the US?

Did you end up keeping yours, Raqball?
09-16-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Surprised you haven't returned it at this point....

Surprised you haven't returned it at this point. Is the latest firmware still 4.0 or is there supposedly a 4.1 version out there? I have my wheel circumference set to auto and it seems to be okay. ...
09-16-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

What did you end up doing after all? I had...

What did you end up doing after all?

I had some issues with the speed sensor magnet not reading but got that squared away. The Magellan is quirky compared to the Garmin.

1.) When operating...
09-06-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Interesting. Thanks for sharing. Hope I have a...

Interesting. Thanks for sharing. Hope I have a better experience with my Cyclo 505 on order.
09-06-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Awesome! Thanks. I should be receiving it on...

Awesome! Thanks. I should be receiving it on Monday. I'll write my own comments once I get it setup and try it on both road & mountain.
09-05-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

I bit the bullet and ordered the Magellan Cyclo...

I bit the bullet and ordered the Magellan Cyclo 505 yesterday. Will I have to contact Magellan for the desktop client? This should be part of the package me thinks. :)
09-03-14, 02:32 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

It appears they only carry the Cyclo 505HC. I'm...

It appears they only carry the Cyclo 505HC. I'm planning on using my existing Garmin sensors & HR strap.
09-03-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Thanks for getting back to me. Getting antsy on...

Thanks for getting back to me. Getting antsy on making a decision soon. I'm liking the Cyclo 505 price point.
08-25-14, 03:34 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Yeah, that would be very annoying and a...

Yeah, that would be very annoying and a deal-killer. My concern is that Magellan doesn't seem very concerned with the US market if a patch is available but only made available to Europe. Kinda tells...
08-25-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Curious. Is the distance like slightly off or is...

Curious. Is the distance like slightly off or is it way off? And is that the only issue you're having? Thanks.
08-01-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Very nice to know. Thanks, Raqball. Looking...

Very nice to know. Thanks, Raqball. Looking forward on reading the reviews on the other recent purchases too. The price point is much, much better. And it kinda good to know that it works too! ;)
08-01-14, 03:11 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Quick question. I'm able to use my existing...

Quick question. I'm able to use my existing Garmin sensors, correct?
07-31-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

Thanks, Raqball. My power meter appears to be...

Thanks, Raqball. My power meter appears to be compatible. That's great news. I'll check out the RoadID app too. Are you sure you don't work for Magellan? LOL. I kid.. :)

Thanks for the link!
07-31-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 50,299
Posted By Mansram01

I'd like to hear your feedback on the Cyclo as...

I'd like to hear your feedback on the Cyclo as well. I currently have the Garmin Edge 800 and after reading the previous posts, it appears that the Cyclo 505 has a lot to offer. I've been using the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-14, 12:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,721
Posted By Mansram01

Family time together is a must but I always try...

Family time together is a must but I always try to plan some ride time too. I've taken my bike to Arizona and Utah and rented a bike in Hawaii. Those are some of the best memories I brought back with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-14, 12:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,398
Posted By Mansram01

I don't worry about what others think about me...

I don't worry about what others think about me wearing a team kit as long as I don't look like a stuffed sausage in it. It's also a way of supporting them. Why would I worry about it? Life is too...
05-15-14, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,334
Posted By Mansram01

I agree with you on the coverage. I've never seen...

I agree with you on the coverage. I've never seen so much consistent picture freeze. You would expect this where it's wooded or tunnels or bad weather but no!!!! Very disappointed in the quality of...
05-09-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By Mansram01

I've ridden in these tunnels in Italy. They are...

I've ridden in these tunnels in Italy. They are dark and narrow. No bike lane whatsoever. And they are bumper to bumper. You have to carry some light for visibility. If not, then you're asking for...
05-06-14, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,331
Posted By Mansram01

You're gonna be hard-pressed to find a...

You're gonna be hard-pressed to find a full-suspension at $500. Have you checked Craiglist? Me thinks you'll end up with a hard-tail.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,534
Posted By Mansram01

I mainly ride with both Speedplay and Sidi....

I mainly ride with both Speedplay and Sidi. Literally, thousands of miles on them. The only time I get an annoying squeeze is when my pedals need to be lubed internally with a Teflon grease ***. If...
04-12-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,550
Posted By Mansram01

I took this pic about three weeks ago. It was a...

I took this pic about three weeks ago. It was a mess.

http://i732.photobucket.com/albums/ww330/mchacon01/Rides/20140316_134019_zpsuhvybqig.jpg...
04-05-14, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3,213
Views: 1,402,352
Posted By Mansram01

Haven't looked at Mavic yet. I do have my eyes on...

Haven't looked at Mavic yet. I do have my eyes on some Reynolds wheels though. If I go lighter, it will be rotational weight. This is my new ride. Took it up today on a short climb. Liking the 29er...
04-03-14, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3,213
Views: 1,402,352
Posted By Mansram01

Pretty hawt, Yeti! Digging the color and build....

Pretty hawt, Yeti! Digging the color and build. Just got the SB95 Comp. I'm sure yours is way lighter.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-14, 11:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,698
Posted By Mansram01

All of my bikes have had SRAM since '07 (that is,...

All of my bikes have had SRAM since '07 (that is, Rival, Force, Red, 2012 Red). Pretty happy with my experience but definitely going to do Shimano Di2 Ultegra next time around. The auto-trim and ease...
02-13-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,738
Posted By Mansram01

I had my Mirella done at Cyclart. They do an...

I had my Mirella done at Cyclart. They do an absolutely excellent job. They may be on the expensive side but you do get what you pay for. They painted it Masi Champagne and re-did the decals on the...
02-12-14, 09:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,281
Posted By Mansram01

I'm glad this topic came up. I thought about...

I'm glad this topic came up. I thought about doing this but wasn't sure if it was appropriate. I don't take my bike in very often since I do a lot of repairs on my own but when I do, I totally can...
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