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06-15-08, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By PhotoByMark

Wife and I bought FBRBs (Redline 450/550) back in...

Wife and I bought FBRBs (Redline 450/550) back in Jan/Feb 2008 from our LBS and like them (and ride the heck out of them). But we do wish that we would have bought road bikes. I put aero bars on my...
06-12-08, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 756
Posted By PhotoByMark

Here is a short video that might help:...

Here is a short video that might help: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5K-DXt9djA
Forum: Texas
06-02-08, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By PhotoByMark

+1, agree.

+1, agree.
Forum: Texas
06-01-08, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By PhotoByMark

2WheelChef - Enjoyed reading your review. ...

2WheelChef - Enjoyed reading your review.

Pickle juice I guess is suppose to replenish the salts in the body?

I remember drinking it once a beach volleyball tournament many years ago, it was...
Forum: Texas
05-31-08, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By PhotoByMark

Rainycamp, sorry to hear bout the tire. That...

Rainycamp, sorry to hear bout the tire. That always is a bummer. It was very hot on Saturday. I recognize that hill, Is that CrabApple Road headed north? If it is, that hill really makes me suck...
Forum: Texas
05-31-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By PhotoByMark

Dang, I totally forget about this ride. I live 8...

Dang, I totally forget about this ride. I live 8 miles from Blanco and train on many of the roads that are being used. We do the 50 mile route fairly often (actually our loop is about 45 miles) -...
05-23-08, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,023
Posted By PhotoByMark

Hmmmm... maybe I should put one of those hotel...

Hmmmm... maybe I should put one of those hotel bar soaps inside the helmet and it will just self clean as I ride. LOL. I would just have an issue with soap in my eyes. This is not a good idea is it? ...
05-15-08, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By PhotoByMark

When I first started using them it was a little...

When I first started using them it was a little tough to clip in. Now it seems effortless and very easy. I am not sure if it really is any easier of if I just got used to the location of the...
05-13-08, 10:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,061
Posted By PhotoByMark

I like my Candy C pedals. They have worked well...

I like my Candy C pedals. They have worked well for me. The have some float, clip into easily and easy to get out of.
05-13-08, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,083
Posted By PhotoByMark

Thanks littewaywelt. I did update both the...

Thanks littewaywelt.

I did update both the firmware and software prior to first use. I am not even sure exactly how to attempt to reproduce the problem. I might have been trying page up then I...
05-12-08, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,083
Posted By PhotoByMark

littlewaywelt: Thanks for the link I will try it...

littlewaywelt: Thanks for the link I will try it out.

Today I finally got to use my FR 305 for the first time.

I did 2 rides today. A 10 miles ride at lunch time and a 15 miles ride in the...
05-11-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,083
Posted By PhotoByMark

FYI: Here is an online User Guide for the FR 305....

FYI: Here is an online User Guide for the FR 305. I tend to read manuals if I can find it in an online version.

Here is the link : http://media.rei.com/media/794809.pdf
05-11-08, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By PhotoByMark

They do make a bike mount for the Forerunner 305....

They do make a bike mount for the Forerunner 305. It comes with the mount and a different wrist strap. I am undecided if I am going to buy it or just keep it on my wrist.
05-11-08, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,083
Posted By PhotoByMark

@db, will do. Tomorrow will be my first try...

@db, will do.

Tomorrow will be my first try with it (bike). Will report back tomorrow. I am gonna order the cadence sensor and my wife wants the foot pod. These little gadgets sure can add up to...
05-11-08, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,083
Posted By PhotoByMark

I just got one. I thought about the 705 but...

I just got one. I thought about the 705 but wanted to use for running also. This seemed like the better choice for me. I have already created some of my bike routes on MapMyRun and loaded them on the...
05-11-08, 06:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,091
Posted By PhotoByMark

Ouch! I guess that is how crashes go? One...

Ouch!

I guess that is how crashes go? One second riding, next on the ground in pain.

Here's to a speedy recovery!
05-11-08, 12:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,091
Posted By PhotoByMark

Sorry to hear about your crash. How did it...

Sorry to hear about your crash.
How did it happen?

Side note: The other night I put some new pedals on my MTB. And silly me I took it out for a spin in total darkness (circular drivaway). I...
05-10-08, 09:17 PM
05-09-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 822
Posted By PhotoByMark

Just do a small ride. Ride when u can. The more...

Just do a small ride. Ride when u can. The more you ride the more you will want to ride. Join a bike club ride with others. Have fun!
04-22-08, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By PhotoByMark

I can get out the egg beaters quicker than than...

I can get out the egg beaters quicker than than the looks but I still have fallen while using both.

Glad u are ok.
04-19-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,773
Posted By PhotoByMark

Great review! I want one. Has Brooks announced...

Great review! I want one.
Has Brooks announced a price for the Imperial? If I get one, I will move my current B17 to my MTB.
04-18-08, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By PhotoByMark

Awesome! Just Awesome! My wife is training...

Awesome! Just Awesome!

My wife is training for an ironman. Me?, swimming? Ok I could survive that. Riding? Ok I could survive that. The run, oh the run.... I am not sure about that part! I have a...
04-18-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By PhotoByMark

Picked up a pair of the drop bar attachments @my...

Picked up a pair of the drop bar attachments @my local LBS. I will give them a try. I like my straight bar bike but sometimes the wind is a killer and being a not small guy it sure feels like I am...
04-18-08, 07:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,111
Posted By PhotoByMark

It was a Ross Apollo. I remember I really really...

It was a Ross Apollo. I remember I really really wanted the 5 speed version but ended up getting the single speed version. It was a great bike and I rode it everywhere including to school and back....
04-12-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By PhotoByMark

Wife and I road rode our mountain bikes all last...

Wife and I road rode our mountain bikes all last year and were doing some 30-40 miles rides on them. Then this year we got a couple hybrids. Now we are spoiled and prefer the hybrids. But sometimes...
04-11-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By PhotoByMark

Right now I work from home and do this 10 mile to...

Right now I work from home and do this 10 mile to ride to check the mail @ our country post office. Lunch time is a great time time to ride as there are very very few cars on the roads. Sometimes I...
04-10-08, 04:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,568
Posted By PhotoByMark

I just switched to Candies on my Hybrid and I...

I just switched to Candies on my Hybrid and I really like them. I think I will put them on my road bike and mountain bike as well.
03-16-08, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By PhotoByMark

I just got a Brooks B17 and I have about 100...

I just got a Brooks B17 and I have about 100 miles on it, got it last Tuesday. Anyway, I will try this out, that is, no padding on my next ride.
03-08-08, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,013
Posted By PhotoByMark

Some great ideas here. Wish I had seen this...

Some great ideas here. Wish I had seen this thread 3 days ago. I just built a rack for the back of the truck out of some scrap 2x4s I had. It works and is functional but it is not pretty. Weighs a...
Forum: Introductions
03-07-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By PhotoByMark

Cool! Will do!

Cool! Will do!
Forum: Introductions
03-07-08, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By PhotoByMark

Excellent! Photography is another hobby of mine....

Excellent! Photography is another hobby of mine. Hence, my forum name. Plus, I just use the same forum name on almost every forum I belong to. Just keeps things simple for my simple mind. :D
Forum: Introductions
03-07-08, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By PhotoByMark

East, Thanks for the welcome. I will head over to...

East, Thanks for the welcome. I will head over to the Texas forum and say hi there as well.

More on the old Trek: I bought my Trek 1400 in 1991-2 new. I cannot remember the date for sure??? I...
Forum: Introductions
03-07-08, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By PhotoByMark

Lurking from Texas, finally joined up!

Hello there,

Been hanging out here for awhile and finally joined up.

After a little break of not riding (ummm, about a 14 year break that is ;)) I and my wife have started riding again. Last...
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