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08-21-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By Glenn6870

I just received my new wheels from...

I just received my new wheels from prowheelbuilder.com. For reference, i ordered on 7/26, they arrived on 8/18 ( I’m in SC and they are in GA so the shipping was very quick, plus i paid for the UPS...
08-04-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Glenn6870

Thank you all for the responses! Makes me feel...

Thank you all for the responses! Makes me feel better that after spending a bunch of money, i "shouldn't" need to do anything!
08-03-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Glenn6870

New Wheels....now what?

I finally ordered my new wheelset from ProWheelBuilder.com and they are supposed to ship around Aug 10th. My question is, after I throw them on and start riding, what maintenance/tweaking/adjusting...
07-06-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Glenn6870

Really enjoyed that series a lot.

Really enjoyed that series a lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 171,111
Posted By Glenn6870

2017 Contend SL2 Disc ...

2017 Contend SL2 Disc

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05-12-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 702
Posted By Glenn6870

Coppertone Sport, in the blue bottle. Ive been...

Coppertone Sport, in the blue bottle. Ive been using that for years, so far so good (i have fair skin so i get a full body scan by a dermatologist every year ). He said stick with it, or try the...
04-28-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By Glenn6870

Like TrojanHorse said, try not eating back the...

Like TrojanHorse said, try not eating back the calories you burned. When i track my eating on MyFitnessPal i delete out any calories i “get credit for”. I can see if you did a 4 hour ride and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By Glenn6870

Been riding my Giant Contend SL2 Disc Road bike...

Been riding my Giant Contend SL2 Disc Road bike for over two years with SPD pedals. I have a size 15 shoe, so it was easier for me to find MTB shoes than Road, so i opted for the SPD when i started....
04-27-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By Glenn6870

I was in the market for a new saddle a little...

I was in the market for a new saddle a little over a year ago. My LBS has a try and buy program. I tried several saddles. Put them on, rode 10-15 miles, returned and tried a different one. Then i...
Forum: For Sale
03-09-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,083
Posted By Glenn6870

responded via PM, if you donít get it please let...

responded via PM, if you donít get it please let me know your email and Iíll send you an email directly
Forum: For Sale
03-07-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,083
Posted By Glenn6870

FS: Wahoo Elemnt

Looking to upgrade to the Roam but in order to do that I’d need to sell my Elemnt. I’ve used this the last two years and have not had one issue with it. Firmware is up to date and it works exactly as...
11-11-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,522
Posted By Glenn6870

Water in the ultrasonic cleaner. Throw the parts...

Water in the ultrasonic cleaner. Throw the parts in a ziplock bag with simple green or your preferred cleaner/degreaser ( try to remove as much of the air that you can). Throw the bag in the water...
10-28-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,793
Posted By Glenn6870

I enjoyed my Fitbit HR when i had it. But after...

I enjoyed my Fitbit HR when i had it. But after 13 months of use and being told, you’ll have to buy a new one when it crapped out, i’ll Never buy a Fitbit product again. I don’t use any device...
07-13-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By Glenn6870

When my pedals make that ticking noise its...

When my pedals make that ticking noise its because they’re dirty. Try hosing them off first. That’s a lot easier than any other “fix”. If that doesn’t work, then, well, i have no idea! :-)
07-11-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,824
Posted By Glenn6870

^^^^This, exactly. Your lungs get a quick break,...

^^^^This, exactly. Your lungs get a quick break, but your legs start screaming. Really need to watch your cadence and power. I learned the hard way before i got a power meter. I was shocked at...
05-11-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,988
Posted By Glenn6870

This is all i buy, but i wish they did taste a...

This is all i buy, but i wish they did taste a little more like fig newtons. they are still good. My only other complaint is i wish Costco sold a box of all Raspberry! I have to hide them in the...
05-05-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,062
Posted By Glenn6870

That was when i got it too! The Ultegra version...

That was when i got it too! The Ultegra version was about $100 less than the 105 version. I though it was a no brained.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,639
Posted By Glenn6870

Thanks for the heads up. Based on some of the...

Thanks for the heads up. Based on some of the issues i saw in the comments on his video, i’ll Definitely hold out a little while longer before i update mine.
04-29-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By Glenn6870

When i had this exact issue, it was the chain. ...

When i had this exact issue, it was the chain. It was time to be replaced. If you haven’t checked it yet, you should. If you have and it’s ok, then my next thought would be the cassette. I just...
04-29-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,062
Posted By Glenn6870

I had to have my Stages PM replaced back in...

I had to have my Stages PM replaced back in October. i was going through batteries every 30-50 hours. I did all of the known checks, and then got on the phone with Stages support and they had me do...
04-09-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,051
Posted By Glenn6870

SIS Isotonic Gel Best buy date

Anyone use gels past their "Best buy" date? Specifically SIS Isotonics? I bought way more than i needed last year during a flash sale, and now i have about 30 that have a best buy date of 5/2019. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,205
Posted By Glenn6870

Did you try the fix on Strava? I believe you...

Did you try the fix on Strava? I believe you have to do it on the website, not the mobile app. Under your distance there should be a correction link. Doesn’t explain why the difference happened...
03-03-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Glenn6870

I have Rudy Project sunglasses and use...

I have Rudy Project sunglasses and use PhotoChromatic lenses. Love them. They will adjust as conditions change. If you ride into a tunnel, they wont change that fast, but that’s a very rare...
02-19-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By Glenn6870

Can’t help you there. The X10.93 is stlll about...

Can’t help you there. The X10.93 is stlll about $25. Don’t have 11sp so i don’t know.
02-19-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By Glenn6870

I found a contact us link on the KMC website and...

I found a contact us link on the KMC website and sent a message. just got a response. So if anyone else happens on this thread and wants to know the answer, here it is:

Thank you for your...
02-18-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By Glenn6870

KMC Chain

The last time i bought a KMC Chain (X10.93 Nicks plated 116 links) , over a year ago, it was all silver. I recently picked up two more chains, same model, and they are Black and Silver. Does anyone...
02-08-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,265
Posted By Glenn6870

Was using R&R Gold and was happy with its...

Was using R&R Gold and was happy with its performance. however, i didn’t like how dirty the chain got. Picked up all sorts of dirt and grime. I switched to White Lightning Clean Ride and won’t go...
01-19-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,077
Posted By Glenn6870

IMO, it’s normal. When i ride in the rain, the...

IMO, it’s normal. When i ride in the rain, the next time out, it sounds like i’m Skinning a cat every time i hit the brakes. It goes away after a few stops and it’s back to normal. so on the...
12-27-18, 06:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,500
Posted By Glenn6870

I just went through the “find a comfortable...

I just went through the “find a comfortable saddle ordeal” this summer. After trying 3 or 4 different saddles ( including the Infinity, which was a joke, that damn thing poked me in places that...
12-23-18, 08:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,799
Posted By Glenn6870

Rode in a charity event at the Michelin Proving...

Rode in a charity event at the Michelin Proving Grounds in South Carolina. It was cool doing laps on a race track. It was also my longest distance so far, at 45 miles.

Several weeks later rode...
11-04-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,912
Posted By Glenn6870

IIRC my sit bones are about 143mm also. I...

IIRC my sit bones are about 143mm also. I recently went through the new saddle buying ordeal ( what a PITA ). I tested several out, luckily my LBS had a program where you pay $25 and you can try...
09-10-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By Glenn6870

the other issue with that combo is the sodium. ...

the other issue with that combo is the sodium. Soup is notoriously high in sodium, and along with the crackers, you probably had more than your RDA of sodium. ( i am a HUGE lover of soup, so i...
08-28-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By Glenn6870

Not sure about what adjustments you should make...

Not sure about what adjustments you should make to minimize numbness, but i do know very small adjustments can have a big impact. You might want to experiment a little with that.

Regarding not...
08-26-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 929
Posted By Glenn6870

Simple green for the chain, chainrings, cassette....

Simple green for the chain, chainrings, cassette. Dawn Dish soap with warm water to wash the rest of the bike.

buy the cheapest brushes you can find. Go to Auto parts stores, they have cheap...
08-25-18, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By Glenn6870

It wouldnít be cheap, but here is what i was...

It wouldnít be cheap, but here is what i was thinking. You know the Pro Mechanic bike stands that you put the bike on without the wheels? Somehow remove the part that holds the bike and mount that to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Glenn6870

Glad i read this thread. I was looking to do the...

Glad i read this thread. I was looking to do the same thing, but for a dumb trainer. I want to be able to switch wheels during the winter so when the weather is nice i can still ride the wheel i...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-18, 05:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,175
Posted By Glenn6870

I map all my rides in RWGPS for the turn by turn....

I map all my rides in RWGPS for the turn by turn. I always sync to the Elemnt via my Home Wirless to update. I start the Wahoo app on my phone before i start riding, but that’s only so that the...
05-24-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,418
Posted By Glenn6870

Your issue sounds a lot like what i had a few...

Your issue sounds a lot like what i had a few months back. Going up a hill with added tension, the chain felt like it was slipping. i too thought it was my chain, and like you i did all of the...
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