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Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By MrTuner1970

You're welcome. All the KK PM does is transfer...

You're welcome. All the KK PM does is transfer info by Bluetooth to an iOS device. The KK PM is useless without a display (i.e., the iOS device).
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-14, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By MrTuner1970

I have a Rock n Roll with the KK power meter....

I have a Rock n Roll with the KK power meter. Check the KK website, but I'm pretty sure you'll need an iPhone 4s or later, or iPad 3 or later. They have the Bluetooth that works with the power meter....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-14, 05:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,534
Posted By MrTuner1970

Glad to hear of the progress! Hope to read...

Glad to hear of the progress!

Hope to read soon about 10Wheels getting out and doing a century ride. Best wishes!
01-03-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,357,405
Posted By MrTuner1970

Do you have unusual body proportions? Long torso?

Do you have unusual body proportions? Long torso?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-14, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By MrTuner1970

Two of my riding buddies love that saddle. They...

Two of my riding buddies love that saddle. They can ride all day with no pain or chafing.

I tried it, but it was terrible for my tush.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By MrTuner1970

One doesn't need to do any of that with a...

One doesn't need to do any of that with a tubeless setup.

The main outcome would be a huge mess. It would prevent sealing rather than helping it. Bad idea.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,552
Posted By MrTuner1970

Yes, and even the expensive saddles have a life...

Yes, and even the expensive saddles have a life span. I use a Fizik Arione, and notice it after 8-9K miles.

If if you like the cheapo, get another just like it!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-13, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,601
Posted By MrTuner1970

I've used this for an iPad...

I've used this for an iPad...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By MrTuner1970

I used the Antares for a few months. It felt...

I used the Antares for a few months. It felt pretty good, but I went back to the Arione (R3 now, but the regular Kium saddle fits the same).

Like others have said, what fits my butt ain't gonna...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By MrTuner1970

That's most impressive since even the pros don't...

That's most impressive since even the pros don't even go that fast in their TT's. ;)
12-07-13, 03:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,285
Posted By MrTuner1970

Duh? :) Even though I use tubeless, there's...

Duh? :)

Even though I use tubeless, there's always a spare tube with me. Have only needed it once.
12-07-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,285
Posted By MrTuner1970

Glad to read this thread. I've been using...

Glad to read this thread. I've been using tubeless since 2009. Around 20K miles with one flat, and that from hitting a sharp rock going around a curve.

One benefit that wasn't mentioned at first...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By MrTuner1970

Nice, Terry!

Nice, Terry!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-13, 09:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,616
Posted By MrTuner1970

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347338
10-14-13, 06:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,534
Posted By MrTuner1970

Actually I was referring the the OP. I'm sure a...

Actually I was referring the the OP. I'm sure a mouth that open would take away 0.5 mph. ;)

You know it's a tough race when everyone has their Voeckler face on.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-13, 05:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By MrTuner1970

Wow!

Wow!
10-12-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,534
Posted By MrTuner1970

That is so not aero. ;)

That is so not aero.

;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,437
Posted By MrTuner1970

I found a 3-pack at Hobby Lobby for $4.99.

I found a 3-pack at Hobby Lobby for $4.99.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By MrTuner1970

Exactly. 1 will work until it doesn't. Use...

Exactly.

1 will work until it doesn't. Use 2. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,455
Posted By MrTuner1970

That's pretty hot!!

That's pretty hot!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 05:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,564
Posted By MrTuner1970

Nice diagnostics!

Nice diagnostics!
05-09-13, 04:27 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,131,505
Posted By MrTuner1970

Shorter pulls.

Shorter pulls.
05-06-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,206
Posted By MrTuner1970

You might consider Training Peaks. I've learned a...

You might consider Training Peaks. I've learned a lot about training, and started from not really knowing much of anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-13, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By MrTuner1970

I had heard this proclaimed almost universally....

I had heard this proclaimed almost universally. So when I bought my trainer a couple years ago, I also got a cheap spare wheel and started using an old tire. Problem is, I'm still on the same tire....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,354
Posted By MrTuner1970

Wow...that's almost too much to believe.

Wow...that's almost too much to believe.
04-23-13, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 147,040
Posted By MrTuner1970

Yeah, but not as regular as I should. Swimming 2x...

Yeah, but not as regular as I should. Swimming 2x a week, and PT at home once a week. Both my Dr and physical therapist recommended light weights and high reps for the first 8-10 months after...
04-22-13, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 147,040
Posted By MrTuner1970

Thanks. My doctor has said it's ok for me to...

Thanks.

My doctor has said it's ok for me to race now. But my shoulder is still weak and gets sore. I'll be waiting a while longer until it's at least a bit stronger. I'd like to still race some...
04-22-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 147,040
Posted By MrTuner1970

How long did it take for the confidence to...

How long did it take for the confidence to return?

I'm in a similar situation. Crashed Feb 2012 in a training ride and separated my shoulder. Then crashed in August 2012 and finished off a couple...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-13, 06:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,295
Posted By MrTuner1970

Sort of, but no trainer is the same as the real...

Sort of, but no trainer is the same as the real thing. Unless you have one of those expensive trainers that is designed to replicate a hill, which I've not been fortunate enough to use.
04-16-13, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 707,069
Posted By MrTuner1970

In a week of build, what does your weekly...

In a week of build, what does your weekly training summary look like with respect to percentage of time spent in the various power zones? I'm ~1.5 months into training with power, so it's all new....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,725
Posted By MrTuner1970

This.

This.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By MrTuner1970

WD-40 is a great solvent. Clean with a rag....

WD-40 is a great solvent. Clean with a rag. Relube. I'm using Dumonde Tech Lite (http://www.dumondetech.com/dumonde/products/bicycle-2/).

I sometimes run a pipe cleaner through the links to clean...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-13, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By MrTuner1970

That is pretty cool. Too pricey for me, though.

That is pretty cool. Too pricey for me, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-13, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,468
Posted By MrTuner1970

Was able to stop by Lowe's today. Found this...

Was able to stop by Lowe's today. Found this nylon spacer that works perfectly. No need now for the plastic tubing.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-13, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,468
Posted By MrTuner1970

Ha! I'll have to share this with my...

Ha! I'll have to share this with my racing/training buddy. We were talking a week ago about this, and he suggested the teflon tape spool. The spool I have has a >1" hole in the middle, which makes...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-13, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,468
Posted By MrTuner1970

Good suggestion. I'll check at Lowe's next time I...

Good suggestion. I'll check at Lowe's next time I can get there (20 minutes away).



That would be great if I had an old hub and skewer. I guess I haven't been cycling long enough to accumulate...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-13, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,468
Posted By MrTuner1970

Thanks. I actually thought about PVC...

Thanks.

I actually thought about PVC yesterday after the first iteration was made. Might try it. But if this works, I'll just stick with it. Simplicity, you know? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-13, 08:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,924
Posted By MrTuner1970

Would like to see pics of this. Here is what I...

Would like to see pics of this. Here is what I made yesterday:

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And I started a new thread...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-13, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,468
Posted By MrTuner1970

Homemade chain holder/keeper

Inspired by this thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/880848-How-Pro-Mechanics-Wash-Team-Bikes-How-do-you-wash-yours/page2) and these for sale at Wiggle and Bike Medicine/Purple Extreme:...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-13, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,041
Posted By MrTuner1970

Agree that the brushed finish is well worth the...

Agree that the brushed finish is well worth the upgrade. You can do it yourself with Scotchbrite pads, though. Either buy brushed or make it brushed yourself. And also be careful about the head tube...
03-27-13, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,164,812
Posted By MrTuner1970

A friend sent this: "I used to have this...

A friend sent this:

"I used to have this bike that had a tendency to fall apart when I went too fast. Resulting in regular injuries. But I just couldn't stop riding it.

It was a vicious cycle."...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-13, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,929
Posted By MrTuner1970

Flip it...

Flip it...
03-15-13, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 707,069
Posted By MrTuner1970

Yesterday I take my new Powertap out for the...

Yesterday I take my new Powertap out for the first time. It tells me I have the legs of a climber and the upper body of an old pudgy dude. The very same thing my mirror has been saying for months...
03-15-13, 06:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,112
Posted By MrTuner1970

Thanks to all who made a substantive contribution...

Thanks to all who made a substantive contribution to this thread. That was helpful.
03-13-13, 09:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,112
Posted By MrTuner1970

Training/Recovery for those over 40

Searched for this topic, but nothing specific showed up.

If you're over 40, what kind of recovery works well for you during the typical training week? E.g., 3 hard rides/races and 3 recovery...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,157
Posted By MrTuner1970

I've been using the same HR strap since January...

I've been using the same HR strap since January 2010. It's the cheaper one.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,471
Posted By MrTuner1970

Can you get a 10-sp Campy cassette and roll with...

Can you get a 10-sp Campy cassette and roll with that?

10-sp might not be interchangeable, but 9-sp is.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,459
Posted By MrTuner1970

We are talking about an iPhone here. I have good...

We are talking about an iPhone here. I have good quality jerseys. My iPhone would be slimy after a typical warm weather ride. When I had a RAZR it didn't matter...

But a ziplock bag will also...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,459
Posted By MrTuner1970

This. Needs to be protected from sweat and rain.

This. Needs to be protected from sweat and rain.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-13, 09:17 AM
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