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10-26-18, 12:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,555
Posted By Rock71

Compound actually, and yes they give out a very...

Compound actually, and yes they give out a very pretty sound when they spool up. :thumb:
10-26-18, 12:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,555
Posted By Rock71

It's all good and I hope it did give you a laugh....

It's all good and I hope it did give you a laugh. Yours did me.
10-25-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,555
Posted By Rock71

Honestly??? I would be willing to bet 99% of the...

Honestly??? I would be willing to bet 99% of the trucks that look like that couldn't reach 90mph or even 80mph for an extended time, let alone 120mph.
10-25-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,555
Posted By Rock71

I have never had a problem with a particular...

I have never had a problem with a particular vehicle type but a particular type of person, fat dude or woman chomping on their doughnut and yelling at me for crossing at a cross walk and they aren't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-18, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By Rock71

$1100 for SORA is way to much, I think if he...

$1100 for SORA is way to much, I think if he looks around he can find 105 for the same price, especially a 2016 model.
10-18-18, 05:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,878
Posted By Rock71

+1 When I think Tiagra, I think $1000 to $1200...

+1 When I think Tiagra, I think $1000 to $1200 bike.
10-18-18, 05:29 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,521
Posted By Rock71

I think in Iowa we are lucky that Ragbrai has...

I think in Iowa we are lucky that Ragbrai has become so big. It has promoted cycling in our bigger cities and I even see some small towns trying to put MUP's in, even if they are just gravel. Part of...
10-16-18, 12:00 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,785
Posted By Rock71

Well if you decide to do Ragbrai in 2020 let me...

Well if you decide to do Ragbrai in 2020 let me know and we can meet up. That goes for anyone.
10-16-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,785
Posted By Rock71

Ragbrai??? Nice! You from Iowa and if so what...

Ragbrai??? Nice! You from Iowa and if so what part?
10-15-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,785
Posted By Rock71

6lbs in one week is great. Make a plan, stick to...

6lbs in one week is great. Make a plan, stick to it and prove them all wrong. All the time being as nice as pie. You should be the only one deciding the future of your health and no excuses will do...
10-10-18, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By Rock71

I am currently 220 and have a 210 goal. I...

I am currently 220 and have a 210 goal. I plateau'd a couple of times and when I did I figured out that either changing my workout some or diet would usually kick things back up.
10-10-18, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By Rock71

It is an overflow for a pond or small body of...

It is an overflow for a pond or small body of water. We have tons of them in Iowa.
Gravel bike is my next purchase. Waiting on the carbon Fuji Jari to hit the U.S. in December.
10-08-18, 05:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,543
Posted By Rock71

I ride a 5 year old carbon fiber bike and I weigh...

I ride a 5 year old carbon fiber bike and I weigh 220lbs. I am not easy on it by no means. I don't avoid every crack or bump in the road and have yet to have any issues. I am currently waiting on the...
10-05-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,239
Posted By Rock71

" The nose up at the moment" How much is up? If...

" The nose up at the moment" How much is up? If you keep sliding forward on the saddle I'm guessing either the saddle is at the wrong height or you need to adjust it forward.
10-05-18, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Rock71

Look for sales, even a Hybrid on sale for $350 ...

Look for sales, even a Hybrid on sale for $350 from an LBS or Scheels or Dicks Sporting goods will offer at least a free tune up in the first year and some free adjustments before it goes out the...
10-03-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,513
Posted By Rock71

I've been trying for years to promote more mass...

I've been trying for years to promote more mass in my bone, If only i would of known jumping jacks would help. :roflmao:
10-03-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,513
Posted By Rock71

I agree. I would be more worried with contact...

I agree. I would be more worried with contact sports
10-03-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,513
Posted By Rock71

Fewer and fewer multi sport athletes today. Kids...

Fewer and fewer multi sport athletes today. Kids that really want to excel figure out where their strengths are and then go for it. I have a cousin that has a 12 year old son that played 90 little...
10-03-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,513
Posted By Rock71

I say good for him. When I was a kid we rode our...

I say good for him. When I was a kid we rode our bikes everywhere, Mom and Dad didn't run us into town, we rode our bikes. If we were coming home after dark they came in and picked us and our bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-18, 05:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,826
Posted By Rock71

That's way sexy. I actually like that color combo...

That's way sexy. I actually like that color combo also! Have fun and ride the wheels off of it!
10-02-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By Rock71

I have been through the EXACT same thing other...

I have been through the EXACT same thing other than it was my right leg. To be honest I started walking first, I still have quite a bit of muscle atrophy in my right leg and it does seem to tire...
10-01-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,582
Posted By Rock71

I use the air compressor to blow off debris a...

I use the air compressor to blow off debris a couple times a week, wipe it down a couple times a month. The air compressor gets the sand and stuff that collects in the hard to wipe places.
10-01-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By Rock71

Riding After Dark

I get completely bored with a trainer, so I'm going to ride outdoors as long as the weather is 32 degrees or more. For me that means a lot of after dark riding here within the next month. What are...
10-01-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,061
Posted By Rock71

9-24=40 9-25=50 9-26=40 9-27=30 9-28=15 ...

9-24=40
9-25=50
9-26=40
9-27=30
9-28=15
9-29=103... woohoo first full century. Light mist all day and a high of 50 degrees.

901 for the month
09-28-18, 07:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,018
Posted By Rock71

I think we don't accept change until it is proven...

I think we don't accept change until it is proven to work for us. The shaft drive is a great idea, just not proven to be practical for the masses yet.
09-28-18, 07:18 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,666
Posted By Rock71

Moots Routt RSL :love:

Moots Routt RSL :love:
09-27-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Rock71

I think it helps if no matter what kind of diet...

I think it helps if no matter what kind of diet you do, the whole household does it also. Hard to maintain a diet and the wifey brings home two boxes of Zebra Cakes. LOL
I didn't know what a "fat...
09-27-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 23,259
Posted By Rock71

Price wise it compares to a hybrid, I have a 10...

Price wise it compares to a hybrid, I have a 10 year old hybrid with cheaper shimano components that has given me zero problems. I think at the $599 price point it would be a good option for a newbie...
09-27-18, 05:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By Rock71

I have a Scott Hybrid I have been thinking about...

I have a Scott Hybrid I have been thinking about turning into a gravel bike, just not sure I'm willing to go through all the trial and error of getting everything right versus buying an off the rack...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-18, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,850
Posted By Rock71

I have had very good luck with pearl izumi and...

I have had very good luck with pearl izumi and primal shorts. Has anyone had the opportunity to try the Oakley bib shorts yet?
09-26-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,954
Posted By Rock71

+1

+1
09-26-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,954
Posted By Rock71

I would be wound for sound. There is a huge...

I would be wound for sound. There is a huge difference between new and even new takeoffs. I definitely would be very leery of any future business i did with them.
09-26-18, 03:04 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,473
Posted By Rock71

Just my personal experience, these issues for me...

Just my personal experience, these issues for me came when I was cutting to much weight, to fast, example is during high school/ college wrestling.
09-26-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By Rock71

Dave those aren't pimples, they are teeth marks...

Dave those aren't pimples, they are teeth marks left over from your wifey chewing your arse the other day. :troll:
09-26-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Rock71

Keto diet is a low carb diet right? I used to try...

Keto diet is a low carb diet right? I used to try to keep my carb count to below 40 a day. Not easy for a guy who likes Little Debbie snack cakes and homemade pie... lol
I pretty much cut out all...
09-25-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,052
Posted By Rock71

Very Nice and congrats.

Very Nice and congrats.
09-25-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,236
Posted By Rock71

+1

+1
09-24-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,061
Posted By Rock71

9-17= 30 9-18=30 9-19=20 9-20=25 9-21=10 ...

9-17= 30
9-18=30
9-19=20
9-20=25
9-21=10
9-22=63
9-23=10
MTD: 623 First full century Saturday.
09-24-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,891
Posted By Rock71

WTF??? As long as there are no racing stripes on...

WTF??? As long as there are no racing stripes on the chamois, all else is good. Although my gloves do get to stinking. I usually blow my bike off with the air compressor weekly and wipe it with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,997
Posted By Rock71

I don't disagree with wanting different rims and...

I don't disagree with wanting different rims and tires for road use. Here is a little info on the Carbon Jari coming soon....
09-24-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By Rock71

Yes, and in my case the tiniest of sounds will...

Yes, and in my case the tiniest of sounds will cause severe anxiety...lol
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,997
Posted By Rock71

The Jari is a good choice, if you wait til...

The Jari is a good choice, if you wait til December they will be offering two carbon fiber models. The gravel bike will not be as fast as a racing road bike, shouldn't expect it to be. Will it go out...
09-24-18, 05:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,031
Posted By Rock71

Depending on where you live and the cycling...

Depending on where you live and the cycling culture in your area. I think planning and promoting a charity ride for something like juvenile diabetes or children's cancer would be a great way to get...
09-23-18, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By Rock71

I found the same one but my LBS says it will be...

I found the same one but my LBS says it will be December before it hits the U.S.
09-21-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By Rock71

Fuji Jari

I had made up my mind on a new Fuji Jari 1.1. Went to the LBS today and he informed me that a carbon fiber model would be available in December. There would be two options, one with Sram Rival...
09-21-18, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By Rock71

Here's a pretty good Moots review ...

Here's a pretty good Moots review https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=moots+routt+45+review&&view=detail&mid=40ECFADF5B52A5784EC040ECFADF5B52A5784EC0&&FORM=VRDGAR
09-21-18, 05:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By Rock71

lmao!

lmao!
09-20-18, 05:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By Rock71

You got this bro! I think your wife is getting a...

You got this bro! I think your wife is getting a bike to ride with me...:roflmao:
09-20-18, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Rock71

My friend was hoping for the same fall sale. What...

My friend was hoping for the same fall sale. What he found out was all the FX 5 and 6 are gone so he just purchased a FX 4
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