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Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 41,258
Posted By lykbutta

Came across this thread and I bought some...

Came across this thread and I bought some superteam also. 100 miles in and they are awesome. Running 28’s on them as well. My 2020 GIANT contend ar1..disc brakes and running tubeless. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By lykbutta

gotcha. I want to stick with 32ís if possible.

gotcha. I want to stick with 32ís if possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By lykbutta

Thanks for the input. I get so many responses...

Thanks for the input. I get so many responses just trying to get it right you know. When I first started out I was a heavier rider..6í3 - 289...now Iíve dropped down to 241.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By lykbutta

lol. Some always struggle with the name. As far...

lol. Some always struggle with the name. As far as America, Iím in Texas. Itís pronounced ďlike butter..Ē but I spell it lykbutta...thatís also my gamertag on PS4.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By lykbutta

32ís or 28ís...25ís??

Got my GIANT Contend AR1 back in May and have been putting up a ton of miles. Average is slowing creeping up where Iím seeing low 18 MPHís. Decided to upgrade to some Superteam Carbon wheels. A few...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,177
Posted By lykbutta

The HALO sweatband hands down. I sweat buckets...

The HALO sweatband hands down. I sweat buckets and these have been a lifesaver
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By lykbutta

That’s what I wear with the road lenses. ...

That’s what I wear with the road lenses.
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By lykbutta

I reviewed road bikes and actually went with the...

I reviewed road bikes and actually went with the 2020 contend ar1. The d fuse technology makes a huge difference. I test road the contend ar3 and the ar1 and glad I saved up the extra $$$$ to pick up...
06-06-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,457
Posted By lykbutta

I have a 2020 GIANT Contend Ar1. I’m 6’3 - 256...

I have a 2020 GIANT Contend Ar1. I’m 6’3 - 256 (was 280 just 2-1/2 months ago) but my bike has 0 issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,139
Posted By lykbutta

Sounds good man.

Sounds good man.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,139
Posted By lykbutta

ordered through GIANT direct since no stores had...

ordered through GIANT direct since no stores had them. The closest store was 5-1/2 hours away and I wasnít going to drive an 11 hour round trip to negotiate. I rode one and while deciding on it, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,139
Posted By lykbutta

I’m new to biking too and I’ve followed your...

I’m new to biking too and I’ve followed your posts about the bikes. I did learn a lot reading the forum here and watching the GCN channel on YouTube. Lots of different options. I had a 09 Trek 820...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,878
Posted By lykbutta

MTB shorts is what I originally got and I paid a...

MTB shorts is what I originally got and I paid a good amount for them. I do like the style and Iím not breaking any path records here so stuck with them. I like the style. Yes, the liner is inside...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,878
Posted By lykbutta

I have been pretty steady around the 20 mile...

I have been pretty steady around the 20 mile range still, just improving my time. Iím reallllly loving the bike and I think this one will
work for me for some time until I learn more. I have 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By lykbutta

Congrats. Love those Bianchi colors!! ✊🏽✊🏽✊🏽

Congrats. Love those Bianchi colors!! ✊🏽✊🏽✊🏽
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26,962
Views: 17,100,481
Posted By lykbutta

Just got my 2020 GIANT Contend AR1 ...

Just got my 2020 GIANT Contend AR1
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,456
Posted By lykbutta

Oh man I’m sorry to hear that. There are delays...

Oh man I’m sorry to hear that. There are delays everywhere.
05-14-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 15,541
Posted By lykbutta

I am a n00b cycler and had my powerbeat pros on....

I am a n00b cycler and had my powerbeat pros on. I just couldnít wear them on the path anymore. Too much going on. I researched and bought a JBL CLIP 3. love it. I can get my music and be alert to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,878
Posted By lykbutta

ok gotcha. Thanks for the info

ok gotcha. Thanks for the info
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,878
Posted By lykbutta

Appreciate all the replies everyone. Really...

Appreciate all the replies everyone. Really helps!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,878
Posted By lykbutta

yea Iíve been trying to find different methods of...

yea Iíve been trying to find different methods of preventing the scratches. Had the rack for about a month now and I take it off and put it back on daily to prevent the scratches and someone on these...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,843
Posted By lykbutta

man. Iím the noobest of the n00bs and if I can...

man. Iím the noobest of the n00bs and if I can pick it up you can. I was very cautious with my speed and at stoplights I slowed down early and popped them out. Easy peasy. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,456
Posted By lykbutta

lmao!!!!

lmao!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,456
Posted By lykbutta

Yea brotha the search for clothes now huh. I have...

Yea brotha the search for clothes now huh. I have come to find out itís a pricey hobby. I think like anything you pay just a little more for quality. I know a few of my friends get a lot of stuff off...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,843
Posted By lykbutta

Iíll be honest man with you man. Youíll love...

Iíll be honest man with you man. Youíll love clipless. I just started riding 2 months ago and have a Trek Marlin but pushing that thing 20 miles is a chore! I just got my Contend AR 1 today and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,878
Posted By lykbutta

New bike came in...very happy..questions for longer distances

Whatís good everyone. My 2020 GIANT Contend AR1 came in today and I took it out for a spin. Wow. Loved it. I was a bit nervous as it was my first time riding a road bike and wearing clipless however...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,456
Posted By lykbutta

Dam I didnít know the forum police were here to...

Dam I didnít know the forum police were here to monitor my post. Sorry about that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,909
Posted By lykbutta

I just got tubeless on my new GIANT and they feel...

I just got tubeless on my new GIANT and they feel amazing. Iíve read about the maintenance so Iíve been curious about that since Iím a n00b at cycling. I love mine for now
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,456
Posted By lykbutta

Have you received your bike yet?

Have you received your bike yet?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,840
Posted By lykbutta

Man. All of this is unacceptable brand new. I...

Man. All of this is unacceptable brand new. I took delivery of my new GIANT today and went over it with a fine tooth comb. No way man. Send it back.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By lykbutta

Did 20.30 miles yesterday, 14.01 today. ...

Did 20.30 miles yesterday, 14.01 today.

Going to ride another 20 tomorrow morning to hit the century mark for the week, on my Trek Marlin 6 MTB.

My new GIANT Contend AR1 comes in this week so...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By lykbutta

Awesome Bianchi!!

Awesome Bianchi!!
05-05-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By lykbutta

i figure thatís what Iíll do. Just continue on...

i figure thatís what Iíll do. Just continue on with Strava now, getting my road bike soon, and once I start seeing the 40 and up mile trips then Iíll start investing in a power meter.
05-04-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By lykbutta

My boy that rides suggested I get a bike...

My boy that rides suggested I get a bike computer. Is it worth the $$$$$
05-04-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By lykbutta

n00b - understanding Strava data

Hello all,

im new to the group and just got into riding back in mid March due to the gyms being closed. Picked up a trek Marlin 6..had an 820 for years however never rode it. Sold it and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By lykbutta

My coworker was saying he didnít like the wheels...

My coworker was saying he didnít like the wheels that came on the contend ar 1 (they are tubeless) however Iím all new to this so I was excited when I saw they were tubeless, they look pretty dope...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By lykbutta

LMAO! Hell no. One reason I didnít want bike...

LMAO! Hell no. One reason I didnít want bike shorts is not wanting to go in the corner store and be ďthat guyĒ LOL.

My coworker that rides says they are a necessity so I started my research. Iím...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By lykbutta

Thanks for the feedback. Went today to the local...

Thanks for the feedback. Went today to the local bike shop and picked up pedals (Shimano SPD) but they were sold out of pretty much everything else. The GIANT, I called support and they verified I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By lykbutta

New bike - suggestions

Hello all.

Bought a Trek Marlin 6 back in mid March and really fell in love with biking. Started off at 4 miles a day and now up to 13-16. Found myself not really on the trails and staying on the...
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