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06-29-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 473
Posted By Fendertele

Iíve found comfort with: LG gel. Less than $50...

Iíve found comfort with:
LG gel. Less than $50 REI.
Przwalski bib from Amazon.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20,447
Views: 4,746,846
Posted By Fendertele

Chain, Park master pliers, Park compact chain...

Chain, Park master pliers, Park compact chain tool, repair stand.
06-24-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 406
Posted By Fendertele

I replaced the light bulb in the garage ceiling...

I replaced the light bulb in the garage ceiling with a screw in LED fixture. It makes a world of difference in the garage. I placed a second fixture in the basement for bike work.
Costco sells them...
06-22-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 563
Posted By Fendertele

Weíre all different and you need to make the best...

Weíre all different and you need to make the best choice for you. Iíll share my experience. I bought a hybrid because I wanted comfort. After a few years bought an endurance road bike. Iím more...
06-21-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,265
Posted By Fendertele

Iím a novice at maintenance and needed a repair...

Iím a novice at maintenance and needed a repair stand. I got motivated by the Lidl post above. Picked it up Sunday and for $40 I am pleasantly surprised. Replaced my chain, bar tape, and indexed the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,786
Views: 456,244
Posted By Fendertele

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/a28a1efb_922c_4984_813d_26d7d455acd2_8d92f560b6d0500a73fef56b330b350543b0e362.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,677
Posted By Fendertele

Interesting. Iím 185 pounds and have been running...

Interesting. Iím 185 pounds and have been running these at 95 psi. Going to try reducing 5 psi each ride and see how it feels.
05-07-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,356
Posted By Fendertele

Weíre all different. Check with your doctor. I...

Weíre all different. Check with your doctor. I used to back off when my effort went above 155. The GP advised itís ok to go to 180 during my physical.
My avg HR is lower since Iíve been riding more...
05-03-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,400
Posted By Fendertele

Pleased with my Joe Blow 3. Easy to use. Has A...

Pleased with my Joe Blow 3. Easy to use. Has A dual valve, gage, and target psi shut off.
05-01-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Fendertele

Lots of choices. Iíve purchased Continental...

Lots of choices. Iíve purchased Continental Contact Plus and Michelin Protek and happy with both. Less than 500 miles traveled with each set so far though.
03-12-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,800
Posted By Fendertele

Finally wore out the OEM tires on my Verve 2....

Finally wore out the OEM tires on my Verve 2. Installed a set of Michelin Protek 700x35. They measure 38mm at 75 psi. Only 50 miles into these but for $20 each they are comfy and very quiet.
03-09-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By Fendertele

I remove it because I dislike the appearance.

I remove it because I dislike the appearance.
12-04-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,479
Posted By Fendertele

I didnít have enough clearance on the crank arm...

I didnít have enough clearance on the crank arm and find the shoe mount works well. Especially since I use the shoes with several bikes.
10-26-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Fendertele

GP5ís on my wifeís bike and she likes them a lot....

GP5ís on my wifeís bike and she likes them a lot. The gp3ís are $20 less. Didnít try any of the other brands.
10-11-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By Fendertele

Trek isogrip vs. gp5. Ergon is expensive but the...

Trek isogrip vs. gp5. Ergon is expensive but the materials are nice. The alternate positions eliminated hand numbness.
Not familiar with the other models. ...
10-06-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By Fendertele

I admire your spirit. Heal quickly.

I admire your spirit. Heal quickly.
10-05-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By Fendertele

I got caught up with that with my wifeís Verve 2....

I got caught up with that with my wifeís Verve 2. If I recall correctly the bikeís description said it had the isozone handle bar.
I removed the grips and it appeared to be a standard handle bar....
10-01-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,316
Posted By Fendertele

Congratulations. Keep on rolling.

Congratulations. Keep on rolling.
10-01-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,350
Posted By Fendertele

No. Obstructed vision on the road bike.

No. Obstructed vision on the road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By Fendertele

Compressor in the garage for car tires and bike...

Compressor in the garage for car tires and bike tires.
08-22-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By Fendertele

Great bike. Enjoy.

Great bike. Enjoy.
08-12-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,051
Posted By Fendertele

Looking forward to hearing more comments as you...

Looking forward to hearing more comments as you put some miles on. Rode 20 miles last week with someone that had a Rad power.
08-09-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,592
Posted By Fendertele

I would not. The inner shell is expanded foam...

I would not. The inner shell is expanded foam which is typically highly flammable. The heating elements could pose a fire hazard.
08-08-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,355
Posted By Fendertele

Congratulations. Good looking bike with good...

Congratulations. Good looking bike with good specs.
08-07-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By Fendertele

These delivered today and I just installed them...

These delivered today and I just installed them on the Verve OEM handlebars. Uneventful and easy install. Iíll post a comment in the hybrid forum after my wife gets a ride with them.
08-07-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By Fendertele

Ergon GP5

Iíve ordered these for my wifeís 2019 Verve 2. Will they fit on Treks OEM handle bar?
08-06-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,795
Posted By Fendertele

Sell it to someone that will appreciate and enjoy...

Sell it to someone that will appreciate and enjoy it.
07-29-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,355
Posted By Fendertele

The 105 group set is really nice. I prefer buying...

The 105 group set is really nice. I prefer buying from a local shop.
07-29-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,592
Posted By Fendertele

Shampoo your hair. Swish helmet around on your...

Shampoo your hair. Swish helmet around on your head and rub shampoo onto the straps. Rinse and place in bathtub to air dry overnight.
Quick and easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,427
Posted By Fendertele

I went thru the same options in 2019. Chose the...

I went thru the same options in 2019. Chose the Domane SL5. I prefer having a local LBS and free first tune up.
07-06-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By Fendertele

Itís easy to spend a lot of money on bikes and...

Itís easy to spend a lot of money on bikes and accessories. Not too much different than deciding which car, trim level, and options. You are the best judge of what you can afford and the personal...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20,447
Views: 4,746,846
Posted By Fendertele

Pair of Conti GP5K 28ís to replace the OEM Bont...

Pair of Conti GP5K 28ís to replace the OEM Bont R1 32ís.
06-20-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,982
Views: 595,860
Posted By Fendertele

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/8df0030e_edbf_4dde_8475_eed67668dd0a_28685b488953bf9814889bb27b490c015aef2d77.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20,447
Views: 4,746,846
Posted By Fendertele

Specialized power arc saddle.

Specialized power arc saddle.
03-28-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,899
Posted By Fendertele

Plus one. These are much better than my lower end...

Plus one. These are much better than my lower end PI.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,650
Posted By Fendertele

Agree. I bought the basic and next time will go...

Agree. I bought the basic and next time will go with the plus or ultimate.
03-12-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By Fendertele

My wife has a bag similar to the Rock Bros and...

My wife has a bag similar to the Rock Bros and likes it. I prefer a under saddle bag as a flat kit and keep the phone in a jersey pocket. Select something that can accommodate the things you want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,464
Posted By Fendertele

Etrailer dot com is a a good site to compare some...

Etrailer dot com is a a good site to compare some racks.
11-24-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,210
Posted By Fendertele

Wahoo Support has responded to my request. No...

Wahoo Support has responded to my request. No known issues with my 2019 Domane SL5.
11-23-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,210
Posted By Fendertele

Thanks for the thread link. The pics illustrate...

Thanks for the thread link. The pics illustrate the issue. Iíll check out my bike.
11-23-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,210
Posted By Fendertele

Interesting and surprised. Mine is a 2019. I...

Interesting and surprised. Mine is a 2019. I wonder what changed.
11-18-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By Fendertele

I recently went direct drive and found Zacsterís...

I recently went direct drive and found Zacsterís advice spot on. No issue with my 11-34 on the trainerís 11-28.
11-14-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,067
Posted By Fendertele

Thanks for the feedback. Finally received my...

Thanks for the feedback. Finally received my Kickr and took the inaugural ride. No adjustment was required.
11-09-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,314
Posted By Fendertele

When I was riding the Verve with H5ís I averaged...

When I was riding the Verve with H5ís I averaged a flat approx every 500 miles.
11-05-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By Fendertele

Wahoo Elemnt Bolt works well if you want to see...

Wahoo Elemnt Bolt works well if you want to see data while riding. Can upload to cycling apps such as Strava.
If you donít need to see data while riding Apple Watch Series 3 is inexpensive. Run...
10-26-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,067
Posted By Fendertele

Wahoo Kickr stock 11 speed 11-28 cassette

My bike has an 11-34 cassette. Will my chain work on the stock cassette without adjustment?
10-24-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,751
Posted By Fendertele

I rode without when I started biking. After...

I rode without when I started biking. After walking back 8 miles one day I purchased a kit that night.
10-24-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,983
Posted By Fendertele

If both riding and two separate accounts you may...

If both riding and two separate accounts you may be able to use the meetup feature to see each other on a single tv screen. Have not tried this so not sure it works.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,654
Posted By Fendertele

Iím good with the Przewalski 3D bibs. Typically...

Iím good with the Przewalski 3D bibs. Typically ride 18-25 miles.
09-14-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,290
Posted By Fendertele

Very pleased with my Kuat Transfer 2.

Very pleased with my Kuat Transfer 2.
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