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Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Bill

thank you. I am having trouble accessing info on...

thank you. I am having trouble accessing info on this site.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Bill

shipping bikes

Have any of you found a cheaper way to ship bikes? As I have confronted Fed Ex and UPS the cost is just prohibitive. 250 each way. Plus boxing costs
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-18, 06:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,144
Posted By Bill

They looked red on the ad. Actually, I have...

They looked red on the ad. Actually, I have liked the jerseys that I bought, even if the zipper is on the wrong side. But the bib shorts just feel odd. The chamois just doesn't seem put in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,144
Posted By Bill

very good. I learned my lesson

very good. I learned my lesson
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,144
Posted By Bill

Bibs--male or female?

I know I am going to get a lot of hassle for this post, but here I go. I committed the unpardonable sin and purchased bike clothing off of the internet. The bibs and the jersey were quite cheap. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-18, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Bill

People often think that bike shorts are so tight....

People often think that bike shorts are so tight. For me, that's what they are supposed to be. And if they are not, I discover problems--getting the shorts stuck on the saddle, sore parts, even...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-18, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Bill

Sorry. That name isn't too original, is it?

Sorry. That name isn't too original, is it?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Bill

new bibs

I am looking for bib shorts that truly are snug. The last two I have been not so snug in the crotch area. One has a chamois that tends to bunch; the other just is a little saggy and thus gets...
Forum: Triathlon
04-09-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,563
Posted By Bill

I've tried this kind of saddle. Very...

I've tried this kind of saddle. Very uncomfortable to me. Very hard saddle. Seems like it goes right up me.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Bill

Stem cell treatment

Have any of you had a stem cell treatment for a knee injury? If so, how did it go? Did you get relief?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,220
Posted By Bill

ouch

ouch
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-16, 08:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,220
Posted By Bill

Wow! Who would have thought a little question on...

Wow! Who would have thought a little question on chafing would chafe so many. I happen to like bibs, but I don't care what other people wear. I have used Body Glide and it doesn't seem to do the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-16, 06:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,220
Posted By Bill

chafing

I have discovered that I am getting chafing in the area where my legs meet the groin, under the main event. This has happened since I have been wearing new bibs and bib tights--both of which came...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-16, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Bill

bib tights

Wonder if any of you have recommendations for bib tights. The pair I recently bought is okay, except in the crotch area. It is too loose. The bad thing is that the crotch gets stuck on the nose of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-16, 05:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,428
Posted By Bill

Anybody buy anything from Light in the Box?

Anybody buy anything from Light in the Box?
05-10-16, 05:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 851
Posted By Bill

Light in the box

Have any one you bought cycling apparel from Light in the Box? I recently did. It was amazingly cheap. Now I can see whether I get what I paid for. So far so good. The bib tights that I bought...
Forum: Triathlon
09-13-15, 04:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,902
Posted By Bill

the return of speedos

Yesterday I participated in a triathlon where I saw quite a number of men (mostly young) sporting speedos. Is this a trend again? Back in my triathlon days, that was the choice of apparel for many...
06-01-15, 09:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,098
Posted By Bill

I fully understand the discomfort issue, and I...

I fully understand the discomfort issue, and I have been riding for 20 years. I have a hard time finding comfortable shorts, not so much for when I ride but when I am walking around or going up and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-14, 03:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,964
Posted By Bill

After all this kidding, I must say that I think I...

After all this kidding, I must say that I think I have discovered the issue. the issue is the character and size of the chamois. those that are bulkier and less up the backside tend to create...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,964
Posted By Bill

Ouch. That one hurt!

Ouch. That one hurt!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,964
Posted By Bill

I am glad that I provided an opportunity for a...

I am glad that I provided an opportunity for a little humor. My PI (not QR) tights are just the same size as the other two. And they fit. I can't seem to find these particular ones anymore. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-14, 05:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,964
Posted By Bill

I am buying the size recommended for me.

I am buying the size recommended for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Bill

I like the shorter straps because they make the...

I like the shorter straps because they make the bibs tighter in the crotch. The only problem is that sometimes the straps can sometimes start to tear.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-14, 08:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,964
Posted By Bill

aren't tights supposed to be tight

I bought a new pair of bib tights to replace my old QR tights that were getting thread bare. The QR tights I liked. I have bought two trying to replace them. Both of them have the same problem. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,330
Posted By Bill

me

me
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-14, 07:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,330
Posted By Bill

I have been riding for years and have been...

I have been riding for years and have been wearing bibs for years, and I still having found a pair that does what I want them to, which is to keep everything in place and point the twig in an upward...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-14, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By Bill

Wheelmen

Any of you read this book? An excellent view of Lance, the cycling world and the role that big money plays in it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-13, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By Bill

Been nine days. still an enormous amount of...

Been nine days. still an enormous amount of pain, especially when I first get up from sleep or just resting. Slower than I expected.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By Bill

arthroscopic knee surgery

Any of you been through arthroscopic knee surgery? I had such two days ago. Work on the tendon and trimmed a little of the bone. How long was your recovery time? Two days is long enough for me!!...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-13, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Bill

Knee surgery

Anybody here have arthroscopic knee surgery, particularly a tendon debridement. I am scheduled for one in a few weeks and wonder what the experience was like. The doc plans to do a debridement as...
09-24-13, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By Bill

I have the same temperature gage that you do. I...

I have the same temperature gage that you do. I wear an Underarmour base layer, a specialized jacket (not a thin one) and bib tights. I have two sets of tights--one is much warmer, but also harder...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-13, 01:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,019
Posted By Bill

Admittedly, a strange question. But I must admit...

Admittedly, a strange question. But I must admit that I have longed for that kind of short, frankly. But not for 519$
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By Bill

The original issue seems not to be numbness, but...

The original issue seems not to be numbness, but soreness. Those are two very different issues. I don't have the problem with the former, but I certainly have issues with discomfort. I don't think...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-13, 04:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By Bill

Truthfully, I have never been able to address the...

Truthfully, I have never been able to address the "boys" problem. Different shorts, seat placement. Still issues. For me, the problem is when I am in the aero position. It feels like the seat is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-13, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By Bill

And I worry that if I do that that when I am in...

And I worry that if I do that that when I am in the aero position the seat will go up further into my male parts, which is a problem now.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-13, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By Bill

but it only happens when I am wearing these two...

but it only happens when I am wearing these two pieces of clothing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-13, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By Bill

Slippery cycling apparel

It was cold out this morning so I wore my relatively new Cannondale bib tights and I was reminded what I don't like about them. When wearing them I feel like I am sliding down the saddle. I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,525
Posted By Bill

bibs. they don't fall down, and they are snugger...

bibs. they don't fall down, and they are snugger for the boys.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 07:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,291
Posted By Bill

four bib shorts (one I am ready to give away) and...

four bib shorts (one I am ready to give away) and two bib tights.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-13, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By Bill

I tried to observe myself when I was riding...

I tried to observe myself when I was riding today. I didn't bite my lips, but I sure licked them. And I do most of my breathing through my mouth. I have done quite a bit of indoor riding, but this...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-13, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By Bill

I generally do not drink Gatorade, only when it...

I generally do not drink Gatorade, only when it is very hot. This theory about biting the lip is intriguing. I will pay attention to that. I have a deviated septum, so I do not always breathe very...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By Bill

upper lip swelling

For several years now, when I cycle, especially long distance, I end up with my upper lip swelling in the middle. It's irritating. After a couple of hours, the swelling recedes but it leaves some...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-13, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Bill

My understanding is that the surgery will be...

My understanding is that the surgery will be arthroscopic. It is a matter of getting rid of some of the bad tissue and stimulating the tendon's ability to rejuvenate itself. If it were successful,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Bill

Thanks very much for this info. Let us know if...

Thanks very much for this info. Let us know if you are a candidate and what happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Bill

The doc I have been seeing is a well-known...

The doc I have been seeing is a well-known orthopedic doctor. He works a lot with sports-related people. He tends to be on the cutting edge of things. I just had a PRP procedure done--one where...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-13, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Bill

Knee surgery

Any of you ever had knee surgery for patellar tenonitis/tendinosis? I have had it for 17 years or so and until recently it only affected my running. For all practical purposes, I gave up running. ...
05-07-13, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Bill

I have moved the cleats. I'll try loosening the...

I have moved the cleats. I'll try loosening the shoes.
05-06-13, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Bill

Hot spot

I get a hot spot on the bottom of my left foot after about 30 miles or so. It is annoying. Any cures for this? I use Shimano-like pedals. I have put an insert into my shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-13, 05:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,773
Posted By Bill

I agree with this last comment. What I want most...

I agree with this last comment. What I want most are shorts that keep everything supported and in tact. And I hate when the shorts catch on to the seat. The most recent bibs I bought are Louis...
08-07-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,180
Posted By Bill

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