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04-21-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,206
Posted By GaryPitts

I feel your pain, OP. I started riding just 5...

I feel your pain, OP. I started riding just 5 years ago. Got up to 500 or 600 miles a month and loved it. Felt good, lost weight, saw lots of neat things. Then my neck started hurting. Switched...
10-28-15, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,049
Posted By GaryPitts

What kind of pain injections and how long does...

What kind of pain injections and how long does that last???
10-23-15, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,049
Posted By GaryPitts

Spinal stenosis? - Share your story

I've not ridden much for the last 2+ years. My norm used to be 4500 or so miles a year. This year I'm at 330. A bit over two years ago, my neck started hurting so bad I couldn't ride more than...
11-01-14, 07:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,991
Posted By GaryPitts

This one is the bomb! I've tried several. ...

This one is the bomb! I've tried several. Nothing else comes close IMO. Amazon.com : Ultra Light Bike Mirror : Sports & Outdoors...
07-18-14, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,976
Posted By GaryPitts

Bite the bullet and get the Garmin. Look for a...

Bite the bullet and get the Garmin. Look for a used one on eBay. It's seriously worth it!
05-29-14, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,722
Posted By GaryPitts

The SRAM double tap FBS for Apex is freaking...

The SRAM double tap FBS for Apex is freaking awesome!
05-02-14, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,841
Posted By GaryPitts

Alas, none in my size :( I need a 58 or 61. All...

Alas, none in my size :( I need a 58 or 61. All that is left is 56 and 52.
04-23-14, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,841
Posted By GaryPitts

Wow. I want one of those SL4's now :) My...

Wow. I want one of those SL4's now :) My Limited is pretty sweet though, so it's going to be tough to justify. I put the SRAM doubletap shifters on it and it's just an all around nice bike. I...
03-27-14, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,200
Posted By GaryPitts

I come from a long line of Drift cameras. ...

I come from a long line of Drift cameras. Currently have both the Ghost and the Ghost-S. In between my HD170 Stealths and the Ghosts, I used a GoPro Black Edition. Definitely don't get the GoPro! ...
02-05-14, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,370
Posted By GaryPitts

My personal favorite...

My personal favorite http://www.amazon.com/Michelin-Pilot-Sport-reflective-tire/dp/B003RLL3YQ/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1391636570&sr=8-7&keywords=michelin+700x32
12-22-13, 09:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,311
Posted By GaryPitts

Yearly goal, 5000 miles. Currently, 4510. I...

Yearly goal, 5000 miles. Currently, 4510. I won't make it :( 400 more than last year though!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-13, 07:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,192
Posted By GaryPitts

Bose Sie2...

Bose Sie2 http://www.amazon.com/Bose-SIE2-Sport-Headphones-Green/dp/B008V9RW58/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1387547481&sr=8-3&keywords=bose+ie2 They're great because besides sounding great, they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,041
Posted By GaryPitts

Heck, I don't know :( It's whatever came...

Heck, I don't know :( It's whatever came standard with the 6770 derailleur http://bike.shimano.com/publish/content/global_cycle/en/us/index/news_and_info/news/shimano_ultegra_brings.html
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,041
Posted By GaryPitts

I've been running a 12/32 cassette on my Di2...

I've been running a 12/32 cassette on my Di2 Domane since mid-summer. No problems and no changes except for reversing the B screw on the derailleur. If I go big-big on the gears, the chain is...
12-14-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,036
Posted By GaryPitts

Madone only. I had a Domane, but they are...

Madone only. I had a Domane, but they are unaffected.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-13, 07:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,731
Posted By GaryPitts

Reckon why they offer the 4 series in Project One...

Reckon why they offer the 4 series in Project One and not the 5 series???
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-13, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By GaryPitts

On my Domane, the battery is on the bottom of the...

On my Domane, the battery is on the bottom of the BB, which would be behind the chain rings in your picture. Maybe the same??? Don't know.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-13, 04:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,120
Posted By GaryPitts

I'm still a rookie at <3 years. I'm a leather...

I'm still a rookie at <3 years. I'm a leather guy. I've tried a Fizik, a Selle Italia, Selle SMP, and the stock Bontrager and Specialized saddles that came on my bikes and nothing is comfortable...
09-29-13, 06:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By GaryPitts

Heck yes! It's all very functional you know and...

Heck yes! It's all very functional you know and contributes to an enjoyable ride. The pedals on my flat bar bike are dual purpose, so if I'm out on a greenway ride I'll use the platform side. Road...
09-28-13, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,897
Posted By GaryPitts

Not the GoPro!

Not the GoPro!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By GaryPitts

You don't have a GoPro do you? Mine interferes...

You don't have a GoPro do you? Mine interferes with my Garmin causing the problem you're describing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-13, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 3,803,683
Posted By GaryPitts

My most recent addition is a GoPro Hero 3. For...

My most recent addition is a GoPro Hero 3. For those that don't frequent the Electronics forum, let me just briefly ask if any others here use one and found it interferes with your Garmin? Mine...
09-14-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,841
Posted By GaryPitts

What's up with Specialized Sirrus?

So if you go to the Specialized site and look at bikes now, the Sirrus no longer shows as you go down through Road, Mountain, Fitness, etc. (It should be under fitness). If you search for Sirrus,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-13, 07:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,077
Posted By GaryPitts

Go ahead and stock up on knee and elbow bandages...

Go ahead and stock up on knee and elbow bandages from your local drugstore.340179340180
09-13-13, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,897
Posted By GaryPitts

I asked about the problem on the Garmin forums...

I asked about the problem on the Garmin forums https://forums.garmin.com/showthread.php?53458-Auto-pause-gone-flaky and one of the mods told me it was not uncommon. Did a Google search...
09-11-13, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,897
Posted By GaryPitts

I do have a wheel magnet. I don't see how...

I do have a wheel magnet. I don't see how removing it would have an effect, but I'll try it and let you know!

Apparently RFI from the GoPro is common with RC airplane folks, too...
09-10-13, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,897
Posted By GaryPitts

The Edge 800 doesn't have Wifi and Wifi was...

The Edge 800 doesn't have Wifi and Wifi was turned off on the GoPro. I put a layer of aluminum foil between the 800 and its silicone case. No help at all. Next test is to change video recording...
09-08-13, 05:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,495
Posted By GaryPitts

+1 I used a Drift camera for years. Just...

+1

I used a Drift camera for years. Just got a GoPro. FWIW, the GoPro interferes with my Garmin. I'm working on trying to fix that now.
09-07-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By GaryPitts

Good for you. I was thinking just this week...

Good for you. I was thinking just this week about it coming a time when I wouldn't be able to ride and how much that would suck. Now I'm 58, so that hopefully is a good way off, but worthy of the...
09-07-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,897
Posted By GaryPitts

Garmin/GoPro interference - NOT!

MY BAD! After accidentally leaving the camera off and finding the Garmin still was dropping out, I discovered that the wheel magnet for my speed/cadence sensor was to blame. Why it worked for 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,441
Posted By GaryPitts

Trek. Have Trek and Specialized. I love my...

Trek. Have Trek and Specialized. I love my specialized, too, but consider myself a Trekkie.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-13, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By GaryPitts

I bought two pair of these...

I bought two pair of these http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004EPXGA8/ref=ox_ya_os_product for my first bibs. Like them fine, with nothing to compare them to. A couple weeks ago, I heard rave...
09-03-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,270
Posted By GaryPitts

When my daughter was shopping for a DS last year,...

When my daughter was shopping for a DS last year, I felt like the 8.4 was the sweet spot. It would be the least one I would go with, but I have more expensive tastes :) She ended up with the 8.3 and...
09-03-13, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,694
Posted By GaryPitts

Yeah, how long will yours last, Murray? I got...

Yeah, how long will yours last, Murray? I got one, too, but have not used it as yet. Battery packs are cheap and easy to strap on the bike, so I'm not too worried about it, but curious as to what...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-13, 07:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,463
Posted By GaryPitts

Yes, in Tennessee there is no law against bikes...

Yes, in Tennessee there is no law against bikes on sidewalks. Normally, I wouldn't have been on it, but a greenway had just ended and turned into a sidewalk.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,463
Posted By GaryPitts

Haha! I know how to stop :) I need to know how...

Haha! I know how to stop :) I need to know how to trackstand! I tried it a couple of times with platform pedals and didn't have much luck and said screw it. I may need to put them back on and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,463
Posted By GaryPitts

I'm the opposite. I find it easier to unclip at...

I'm the opposite. I find it easier to unclip at 6:00. It's easier for me to unclip a straight leg than one that's up toward my mid-section. I don't know...

I do always unclip left side and it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,463
Posted By GaryPitts

My problem is that clipping in that 2nd foot is...

My problem is that clipping in that 2nd foot is something that takes a little time. And it's worse on the SPD pedals I just got vs. the SPD SLs I was used to. After a week with the SPDs, it can...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 04:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,463
Posted By GaryPitts

All the way loose. Now, my mental tension may be...

All the way loose. Now, my mental tension may be too high :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 06:01 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,463
Posted By GaryPitts

Me, too. I also ride a motorbike and do the left...

Me, too. I also ride a motorbike and do the left foot for the same reason :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 05:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,463
Posted By GaryPitts

I need to learn to do this. It would have been a...

I need to learn to do this. It would have been a perfect opportunity.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 05:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,463
Posted By GaryPitts

She didn't wave me on, she waved to say thanks...

She didn't wave me on, she waved to say thanks for letting her go on through. Nobody stopped, but that's OK. Like I say, she did have right of way and I fell from almost a stop and was up quickly...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-13, 01:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,463
Posted By GaryPitts

2 falls one week :( Should I be unclipping both sides???

So I fell last Saturday and lesson learned. Only my 2nd fall ever, but it's only been 3 months since I clipped in. This time I learned to never try to start when going uphill. Ever. I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-13, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,655
Posted By GaryPitts

I have a 12/32 on my Domane and have no problems....

I have a 12/32 on my Domane and have no problems. Try to stay out of big-big cross chain, but even when I do, it works fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-13, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,312
Posted By GaryPitts

These...

These http://brickwell.com/product/bontrager-satellite-elite-carbon-trekking-handlebar-50935-1.htm?gclid=COOqnIHfo7kCFWZk7AodaHAAog#.Uh_QTz_9W5I are also worth their weight in gold on a flat bar road...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-13, 04:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,312
Posted By GaryPitts

The Sirrus Limited is a very nice bike. Have the...

The Sirrus Limited is a very nice bike. Have the LBS put on a set of the double tap flat bar shifters. Worth their weight in gold. So sweet!
08-22-13, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,658
Posted By GaryPitts

I prefer Runkeeper.

I prefer Runkeeper.
08-19-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,523
Posted By GaryPitts

Kickstands are perfectly alright on a hybrid. ...

Kickstands are perfectly alright on a hybrid. Taboo on a road bike.
08-19-13, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By GaryPitts

Something like this sounds in the ballpark...

Something like this sounds in the ballpark http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/town/recreation/hybrid/verve_2_wsd/#/us/en/model/details?url=us/en/bikes/town/recreation/hybrid/verve_2_wsd. It's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By GaryPitts

Get over to the Nashville greenway starting at...

Get over to the Nashville greenway starting at Percy Priest dam. It's the best! One killer hill about 6.5 miles in. You can ride it almost all the way to TSU.
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