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07-31-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By 355Mono

My symptoms are a burning pain throughout my...

My symptoms are a burning pain throughout my hamstring (left leg), and terminating at my sit bone. Morning worst. Was worst sitting down in a chair. Much improved after a couple days rest, but...
07-30-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By 355Mono

Proximal hamstring pain?

I've slowly built up my strength, endurance, and speed since March. Last week after a hard ride I developed pain around the sit bone, and hamstring. Anybody deal with this? I'll call my doctor for...
07-13-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,028
Posted By 355Mono

I forgot to mention that I finally tried a pair...

I forgot to mention that I finally tried a pair yesterday, and loved them. My buddy had an unclaimed order from our club. The shorts fit great, and the top wasn't a problem. I think they would be...
07-13-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,028
Posted By 355Mono

Why do you like BIBS?

I thought I asked this earlier, but can't find the thread. Maybe too personal?
06-23-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,263
Posted By 355Mono

I'm feeling intentionally vague. Mostly a lack...

I'm feeling intentionally vague. Mostly a lack of motivation comment. Pushing through the "lazy", or even feeling "down" factor. Many comment about the lift in our mood we get when we push...
06-17-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,263
Posted By 355Mono

Do you ride when you don't feel like it?

I rode today. Almost skipped it. Glad I went. Gaining strength is real work.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,813
Posted By 355Mono

I just yell "Showoff!" It does bug me a bit. I...

I just yell "Showoff!" It does bug me a bit. I have to remember my age, fitness level, and keep pushing.
06-02-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By 355Mono

My best day so far! Love the heat (closer to 90...

My best day so far! Love the heat (closer to 90 in Detroit). Double hills, and a well deserved baby scoop of ice cream that was heavenly. I'm drinkin' pretty heavy tonight too. Ice water!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By 355Mono

Selle SMP? I ride a "Hybrid", and an "Extra",...

Selle SMP? I ride a "Hybrid", and an "Extra", both almost identical. Tops for my bottom.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By 355Mono

HED wheel/tire problem changing tubes

I love my HED plus 5 Jet wheels from Performance, a few seasons back, but I have trouble changing tubes. I have Continental Grand Prix 4000 tires, and I could not stretch the tire back onto the...
05-22-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,246
Posted By 355Mono

3 seasons ago at 62 my son and I rode our first...

3 seasons ago at 62 my son and I rode our first century,with our bike club. I have been a life long rider, and have done plenty of longer, challenging rides, usually just under the 100 mark, which...
05-13-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,706
Posted By 355Mono

Until the pandemic, swimming was my upper body...

Until the pandemic, swimming was my upper body workout of choice. Swimming also kept my lower back pain free. I can't wait to get back into the pool. I am ramping up my biking slowly, but the...
03-29-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,221
Posted By 355Mono

We all know exactly how you felt. Thank goodness...

We all know exactly how you felt. Thank goodness your encounter did not escalate. But, I totally get it. I've had to concentrate on ridding my anger in as few miles as possible. It's actually a...
03-25-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,075
Posted By 355Mono

We belong. Some good advice on local services. ...

We belong. Some good advice on local services. I innocently chimed in on a conversation, and got flamed by some neighbor. That was my reality call. Done. We still get alerts, but mostly delete...
03-18-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By 355Mono

As with many, our dental office has shut down...

As with many, our dental office has shut down regular operations, only seeing emergencies. We use level 3 masks, barrier protection, and 30-plus years of clean techniques for everything from HIV,...
03-15-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By 355Mono

Had a lump near the rectum, that I noticed...

Had a lump near the rectum, that I noticed showering 7 years ago. My GI doc prescribed Cipro, and it went away soon after. It appeared again last year. This time they sent me to a surgeon for...
11-03-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By 355Mono

Fender P Bass, and Gibson ES 355 in one thread. ...

Fender P Bass, and Gibson ES 355 in one thread. Hope you continue to improve. I get mild tendonitis twinges after 2 years, but was 90% better in 6 months.
10-09-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By 355Mono

Yes, I became aware of the aorta tear danger but...

Yes, I became aware of the aorta tear danger but forgot to mention, thanks.
10-08-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By 355Mono

If you are over 60, be careful of Cipro, and...

If you are over 60, be careful of Cipro, and Levaquin. (sp). These are known to cause tendonitis, and I have experienced this. Ask your doc if antibiotics are truly necessary. I know it's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,046
Posted By 355Mono

I'm sure tire brand, model makes a difference as...

I'm sure tire brand, model makes a difference as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,046
Posted By 355Mono

Hooray! I can do it! I'm free!

Since I changed to these HED plus 5 wheels (I think that's the model, carbon with metallic rim for brakes), I have been in fear of getting a flat. I have a hell of a time getting the tire back on...
05-16-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By 355Mono

Thanks for your responses.

Thanks for your responses.
05-16-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By 355Mono

Have you had a stress test?

I'm 64, and haven't had a stress test in many years. I push pretty hard on summer bike rides, and swim more during the off season. Can the test show potential problems? I guess that's what it's...
04-29-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 38,235
Posted By 355Mono

355MONO is my old Gibson guitar. It's a great...

355MONO is my old Gibson guitar. It's a great one too. And, it's the password to all my bank accounts.
04-27-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By 355Mono

Once I'm in reasonable shape, I position myself...

Once I'm in reasonable shape, I position myself in mid-pack, and let the group do the work. Our group doesn't require everyone to pull if they choose not to. Of course this doesn't help on the...
04-22-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By 355Mono

The tech indicated the pad was glazed, and...

The tech indicated the pad was glazed, and lightly sanded it. That worked for a while, as said. I'll inquire about a new pad. The vibration feels like a hand buzzer toy in my crotch. And, that...
04-22-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By 355Mono

Yes, the vibration went away for a month. Maybe...

Yes, the vibration went away for a month. Maybe pads. I'll re seat the rear quick release wheel too. Thanks.
04-22-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By 355Mono

Rear Disc brake vibration won't go away

I am happy with my Fuji 105 Tread overall, but the rear brake has been vibrating under medium to hard pressure on my road rides. The tech at my shop sanded the pads, but the vibration quickly came...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 31,448
Posted By 355Mono

One word...Plastic.

One word...Plastic.
03-10-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,007
Posted By 355Mono

They seem to be pretty rare. Nice to see...

They seem to be pretty rare. Nice to see "they're" spelled correctly in this day and age. I'll keep a lookout. Hopefully I won't ever find one!
03-10-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,007
Posted By 355Mono

Thank you! I thought they were blowing these out...

Thank you! I thought they were blowing these out at half price, because they we not selling! I see that it's a rigid fork. SO helpful, thank you!!
03-09-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,007
Posted By 355Mono

Looking forward to seeing that project.

Looking forward to seeing that project.
03-08-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,007
Posted By 355Mono

Ok, my research seems to point out it's a nice...

Ok, my research seems to point out it's a nice do-all bike, but obviously not a popular choice at the price point. Makes sense. Ebay has these offered at $1399, a seemingly good deal for a decent...
03-06-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,007
Posted By 355Mono

Cannondale Slate 105 owners?

I bought a Fuji Tread with a 105 groupset, and have been pretty happy. Mostly roads in the spring/ fall seasons, instead of my road bike. I've been interested in the Slate 105 for a couple years,...
02-22-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,514
Posted By 355Mono

I've sadly deleted my quick links to Performance...

I've sadly deleted my quick links to Performance and Nashbar. Still regret not jumping on a leftover bike for my son, who needs a small frame. Enjoyed the little surprises like a blow out price on...
02-18-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By 355Mono

Doesn't hair reduce friction? Isn't that the...

Doesn't hair reduce friction? Isn't that the purpose?
02-18-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,493
Posted By 355Mono

I wish Trader Joes had purchased...

I wish Trader Joes had purchased Performance/Nashbar. Tubes, and instant brown rice, one stop.
01-14-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,893
Posted By 355Mono

Usually bike for distance. I swim for time...

Usually bike for distance. I swim for time because I can't wait to finish! "if you're feelin' lonely and you got the need, I'm built for distance baby, not for speed".
11-13-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 15,299
Posted By 355Mono

My coldest ride of the season so far, in the mid...

My coldest ride of the season so far, in the mid 30's, ski goggles and all. I rode SLOW for me. 16 flat miles in 2 hours, a slow record for me. Wind/cold, and not in summer condition. I didn't...
11-12-18, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By 355Mono

Giro Alpineduro Winter/Cold Cycling Boots

Starting my second cold weather season with these terrific lace up boots, with SPD cleats. I've been looking for another pair, but seems like they are not available. Anybody know if these are...
11-04-18, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,422
Posted By 355Mono

There's a blues song called "She Caught The Katy"...

There's a blues song called "She Caught The Katy" by Taj Mahal. Albert King also sings it. "she caught the Katy, and left me a mule to ride". I never heard of the Katy, until I learned the song...
09-11-18, 07:48 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 20,755
Posted By 355Mono

I have enjoyed this thread, with all of it's...

I have enjoyed this thread, with all of it's common sense, anger, judgments, and even the ANTI-DENTIST content. We've evolved into an age of infinite choices, in every area of interest. Heck,...
06-21-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,290
Posted By 355Mono

HardyWeinberg dude is too cool....Bridgestone! ...

HardyWeinberg dude is too cool....Bridgestone! My first road bike was a Bridgestone, from the late 80's. I road my lighter bike last weekend, on hills, and was glad I sacrificed gearing for weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-18, 06:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By 355Mono

Shoot, the season is just beginning. Plenty of...

Shoot, the season is just beginning. Plenty of riding to do. We're even considering doing the same ride, if we get back to that part of the state. We kept the map, and the roads are well marked.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-18, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By 355Mono

It was a hilly ride, but 35 miles was a good...

It was a hilly ride, but 35 miles was a good introduction for me. I rode the lighter road bike, and kept a nice easy pace on the hills, never getting out of my saddle, until the last third of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-18, 06:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By 355Mono

The "super hill" is only on the longest 2 rides. ...

The "super hill" is only on the longest 2 rides. All rides finish with the "wall", which is not the same as the super hill. Either beer...er...bike will work.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-18, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By 355Mono

6 long climbs in the saddle tell me gearing...

6 long climbs in the saddle tell me gearing trumps overall weight, when speed isn't a factor. Happily I felt good on both bikes. I'm leaning towards the heavier, better geared bike. More testing...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By 355Mono

SInce I won't be going for speed, I might go for...

SInce I won't be going for speed, I might go for the heavier bike, and the lighter beer. I'm losing my taste for hoppy IPA's. Reds, and local lagers are my thing lately. Not to mention Traverse...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-18, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By 355Mono

Kestrel 10, Di2 Ultegra, Fuji 11, 105's. I may...

Kestrel 10, Di2 Ultegra, Fuji 11, 105's. I may do a side by side test on a local long, steep hill, for fun. Of course the first time up will feel the best. Yes, it's just a bike ride, and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By 355Mono

Which bike for a hilly ride?

My 18lb Kestrel RT 1000SL, with 52/36 and 11/28, 25 tires, or 25lb Fuji Tread with 50/34 and 12/32, 32 smooth tires. 35 miles for Michigan Mountain Mayhem. Obviously, we don't have real mountains...
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