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05-17-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,898
Posted By rowerek

Another inspirational runner is Ed Whitlock, 36...

Another inspirational runner is Ed Whitlock,
36 world age class records on the road and track,
including marathon in category 85-89.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Whitlock
04-22-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,800
Posted By rowerek

I do not have a gravel bike so I cannot fully...

I do not have a gravel bike so I cannot fully relate to your dilemma, however, I know from my own experience that on the road: bike, wheels and tires make quite a bit difference.

I have started my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 378,575
Posted By rowerek

Coral Cove Park, Jupiter, FL, cloudy and windy...

Coral Cove Park, Jupiter, FL, cloudy and windy day, January 30, 2021.

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03-27-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 594,003
Posted By rowerek

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03-27-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25,909
Views: 2,639,182
Posted By rowerek

14 miles, Coral Cove Park to Jupiter Island...

14 miles, Coral Cove Park to Jupiter Island Church and back, nice weather, a bit sweat in eyes and numb arms near the end but overall pleasurable ride. ...
03-26-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,436
Posted By rowerek

Mea culpa, procrastination aka laziness, anyway,...

Mea culpa, procrastination aka laziness, anyway, inspired by your question I have just bought new pedals, beautiful red nylon flat pedals with plenty of very good reviews on amazon, ETA Monday.
03-24-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,436
Posted By rowerek

I never got used to the clipless shoes with...

I never got used to the clipless shoes with clipless pedals, so I am using my comfortable running shoes no matter what, with flat pedals (hybrid bike) and clipless pedals (road bikes), somehow with...
03-24-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,574
Posted By rowerek

During last few days there were two fatal, tragic...

During last few days there were two fatal, tragic accidents in the local news.

"MIAMI (WSVN) - A cyclist has died after, authorities said, he attempted to cross the South Miami Bridge as it was...
03-24-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,898
Posted By rowerek

Running is harder, much harder, that is why the...

Running is harder, much harder, that is why the bicycle was invented.

I very rarely, almost never, see runners that are older than me.(~60), I would say 40-50% of the cyclist that I see on the...
01-31-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 62,186
Views: 9,418,189
Posted By rowerek

Is this a good bike in C&V category for $250? ...

Is this a good bike in C&V category for $250?

https://treasure.craigslist.org/bik/d/west-palm-beach-masi-road-bike/7256299787.html...
01-30-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 594,003
Posted By rowerek

Cloudy and windy day, Coral Cove Park, FL. ...

Cloudy and windy day, Coral Cove Park, FL.
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01-24-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 704,650
Posted By rowerek

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01-24-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25,909
Views: 2,639,182
Posted By rowerek

After long break, finally I decided to do some...

After long break, finally I decided to do some biking instead of running, 15.5 miles from Tequesta Coral Cove Park to Hobe Sound Beach Park and back.

Super nice weather 73F, calm, sunny with few...
01-15-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,239
Posted By rowerek

In south Florida no snow shoveling so far,...

In south Florida no snow shoveling so far, however, every time hurricane is coming we have to put up hurricane shutters, very heavy metal panels . Usually it is in very hot and very humid weather,...
12-12-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,453
Posted By rowerek

Low energy periods might happen to everybody. The...

Low energy periods might happen to everybody. The best way to figure out if something is missing on physiological level is a comprehensive blood test. The best is to get your vitamins, minerals from...
09-24-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,032
Posted By rowerek

"a good majority were willing to give up sex." ...

"a good majority were willing to give up sex."

I would say it might strongly depend on their perception how successful they are in both areas.
09-22-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,019
Posted By rowerek

it all depends how much time you spend together...

it all depends how much time you spend together and how much you are thinking about her
09-22-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By rowerek

what did you buy for them for birthday to deserve...

what did you buy for them for birthday to deserve this luxury?
07-30-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,788
Posted By rowerek

On my local Strava segments, the fastest runners...

On my local Strava segments, the fastest runners are the bikers (1 mile under 3 min, really?) , and the fastest bikers are the drivers. (40 mph in 35 mph zone?)
Sometimes it is easy to distinguish...
07-13-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By rowerek

if you have more than one bike and extra wheels,...

if you have more than one bike and extra wheels, i would just replace front wheel with a different one and see if that fixes the issue. Wheels are relatively cheap this days, especially used ones, as...
07-12-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,709
Posted By rowerek

"Weather was hotter than normal for me (90F), but...

"Weather was hotter than normal for me (90F), but I was drinking (water) throughout."

What was feel temperature, humidity, sun UV index? Were you sweating heavily as one would expected or not so...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,204
Posted By rowerek

anybody has any idea what would be right asking...

anybody has any idea what would be right asking and selling price?
$1000, $1500?
thx
06-11-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,064
Posted By rowerek

Big SUVs with tinted windows that don't intend to...

Big SUVs with tinted windows that don't intend to share the road, small older import sedans with big rear spoilers and loud mufflers, work vans with dashboards piled up with trash, domestic large...
06-07-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,212
Posted By rowerek

Whenever I feel stiff after a ride that most...

Whenever I feel stiff after a ride that most natural, easiest way to dismount is:
while still on the saddle and and my left foot on the ground just push the bike forward and slide backwards from the...
05-31-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By rowerek

I guess more information would help with...

I guess more information would help with pinpointing the issue. Why the 4 miles were "hellish"?

Most obvious would be the wind. Does not have to be strong, moderate breeze can make you struggle...
05-09-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,069
Posted By rowerek

Strava is the best motivational tool and keeps...

Strava is the best motivational tool and keeps track of my trips with maps and statistics and Strava is free.

Just recently I decided to improve my position on the local segment less than a mile...
05-03-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 594,003
Posted By rowerek

Jupiter Inlet, Loxahatchee River from A1A Bridge ...

Jupiter Inlet, Loxahatchee River from A1A Bridge




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05-03-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25,909
Views: 2,639,182
Posted By rowerek

10+ miles, 3 bridges, A1A, Hwy #1...

10+ miles, 3 bridges, A1A, Hwy #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) , Old Dixie Hwy. Nice weather, ~75F, cool breeze, blinding sunny at times.
Stopped on one of the...
04-28-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By rowerek

I try to avoid very busy street where bikes have...

I try to avoid very busy street where bikes have all the rights to be on but unfortunately streets are full of cars, narrow, lacking bike lanes or even shoulders with little space for passing....
04-23-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,228
Posted By rowerek

I have checked my recent rides and speed is the...

I have checked my recent rides and speed is the only chart that is reasonably smooth, others like power is jagged mess. I have also compared Strava speed charts against my bike cateye and all checks...
04-18-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 21,850
Posted By rowerek

A1A between Jupiter and Juno, FL. ...

A1A between Jupiter and Juno, FL.
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04-18-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25,909
Views: 2,639,182
Posted By rowerek

Nice half an hour ride through almost empty...

Nice half an hour ride through almost empty streets of Jupiter, FL, 8 miles, good enough as I am trying to restart my regular biking trips this year. Still mostly trying to work on improving my...
04-15-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 704,650
Posted By rowerek

Beautiful bikes! How do you compare riding...

Beautiful bikes!
How do you compare riding electric bike without motor assist with your road bike? is there a significant loss in speed? what is the difference in weight between Felt and...
04-10-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 62,186
Views: 9,418,189
Posted By rowerek

F moser racing bike - $150

https://miami.craigslist.org/mdc/bik/d/miami-moser-racing-bike/7104437367.html
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Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By rowerek

good starter bike, classic&vintage, Trek with...

good starter bike, classic&vintage, Trek with 105, price reasonable at $150 (firm or obo?) , the key question is the test ride, adjust the seat to your liking and do a few circles, slow and fast,...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,204
Posted By rowerek

Colnago C40 HP

Very nice bike, light, carbon frame,
Bike is in good condition.
04-10-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,187
Posted By rowerek

I would suggest to look at Trek and Specialized...

I would suggest to look at Trek and Specialized bikes
04-10-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 35,475
Posted By rowerek

don't use wd40 that all i can say, short life...

don't use wd40 that all i can say, short life span and messy
04-10-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By rowerek

most likely rim strip issue

most likely rim strip issue
04-10-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By rowerek

and because of that could not ask a question on...

and because of that could not ask a question on the forum :(
04-10-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By rowerek

i have the same problem :)

i have the same problem :)
04-10-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 62,186
Views: 9,418,189
Posted By rowerek

great price for a great bike - Centurion bikes...

great price for a great bike - Centurion bikes are timeless
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By rowerek

I would suggest touring version from brand names...

I would suggest touring version from brand names like Fuji (S10), Nishiki , Centurion, Bridgestone, Miyata, Trek or similar. The quickest check for quality is the weight, the lighter the better,...
Forum: Introductions
04-10-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By rowerek

Hello from Jupiter Florida, good luck with your...

Hello from Jupiter Florida, good luck with your new bike!
04-10-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By rowerek

I would never attempt this myself, try to buy...

I would never attempt this myself, try to buy bike from the same era at cheap and get all the spare parts you need for your vintage bikes
04-10-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,734
Posted By rowerek

with this tires you are sufficiently prepared to...

with this tires you are sufficiently prepared to for cracks and grass (assuming grass is not super soggy). the only other thing i would suggest is to downshift if you are forced on grass
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