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Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 99,741
Posted By TassR700

The best way I found is to use the snack size...

The best way I found is to use the snack size ziploc bags for the powder and then just tear off a corner and pour into a bottle.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-18, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 69,222
Posted By TassR700

The Fuels are nice bikes. I demo’d A bunch of 1x...

The Fuels are nice bikes. I demo’d A bunch of 1x and found the the jumps at the low end of the range were too big for me. My current bike is a 2x 2017 Cannondale Habit 4. I prefer the 2x myself. As...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 69,222
Posted By TassR700

I second the full suspension trail bike...

I second the full suspension trail bike recommendation. I tested both 29 and 27.5 and ended up with 27.5 because it felt quicker and more responsive. 29 certainly rolled better and accelerated...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,580
Posted By TassR700

Well, the rectangular bruise right over the top...

Well, the rectangular bruise right over the top of the fracture seemed to convince the Dr. and physical the****** that the phone was the culprit. It was one of the floating ribs at the lower end of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-18, 06:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,580
Posted By TassR700

I went over the bars and pancaked onto my back...

I went over the bars and pancaked onto my back with my phone in an Otterbox Defender case in my center jersey pocket. Phone survived just fine but it gave me a broken rib to go along with my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,493
Posted By TassR700

From the below, it looks like there will be...

From the below, it looks like there will be ability to replay:

NBC Sports Gold’s live stream of the 2018 Tour de France also includes access to a live GPS tracking map to follow the riders’...
06-04-18, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By TassR700

Gary Fisher? Not sure if he had his own wheel...

Gary Fisher? Not sure if he had his own wheel brand. If it was a mountain bike rim, it would make sense, maybe.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-18, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 215,132
Posted By TassR700

Definitely Legit. Miles are transferable in most...

Definitely Legit. Miles are transferable in most programs.
12-07-17, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
Posted By TassR700

If you are going to do actual Mtn biking at...

If you are going to do actual Mtn biking at night, go with a helmet light first, bar light second. On trails, very often the handlebars aren't pointing in the direction you are going next. Helmet...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-17, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10,511
Views: 229,775
Posted By TassR700

The stadium is in Pontiac 40 miles away. ...

The stadium is in Pontiac 40 miles away. Apparently the Lions were the only ones imploding on that day. Faulty primacord was blamed for the stadium. It has since been rectified.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-17, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10,511
Views: 229,775
Posted By TassR700

The cars are VW diesels stored there after the...

The cars are VW diesels stored there after the buyback. Eventually, they are supposed to be moved somewhere else.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-17, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10,511
Views: 229,775
Posted By TassR700

I am also using the Cyclones for that temperature...

I am also using the Cyclones for that temperature range. I also use them on my fat bike under bar mitts at colder temps so I have decent dexterity on the trigger shifters and brakes. I find them...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10,511
Views: 229,775
Posted By TassR700

I like the above for a helmet light since it is a...

I like the above for a helmet light since it is a spot pattern and will help seeing down the road or around the next bend on the mountain bike, but for the handlebars, I like this one:
...
10-24-17, 01:19 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,631
Posted By TassR700

I would also caution about believing calorie burn...

I would also caution about believing calorie burn calculators. Without measuring heart rate at least, or power output at best, calorie counters give very high estimates. If I run my Garmin without...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-17, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By TassR700

I just replaced my 2010 Force 50 tooth at 15,000...

I just replaced my 2010 Force 50 tooth at 15,000 or so. Was getting some mis-shifts and a couple teeth looked damaged. Seemed to correct the problem. Not sure where the damage came from.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4,731
Views: 114,059
Posted By TassR700

And why he is not in the Hall of Fame completely...

And why he is not in the Hall of Fame completely baffles me. One of the three top pitchers of his generation.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-17, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,227
Posted By TassR700

I rode a 60 cm CAAD 7 for 5+ years and am 6'1"...

I rode a 60 cm CAAD 7 for 5+ years and am 6'1" with a 34.5 cycling inseam. I have fairly long torso and arms so the 60 was better for me than the 58. I will defer to the fitter, but based on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12,364
Views: 328,863
Posted By TassR700

Think I will pass on that Google search.

Think I will pass on that Google search.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-17, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12,364
Views: 328,863
Posted By TassR700

What about popcorn? :foo:

What about popcorn? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-17, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,681
Posted By TassR700

Something else to think about if you are looking...

Something else to think about if you are looking at MIPS/non-MIPS is if you wear a Headsweats or other skull cap, I have heard that the MIPS technology is supposed to work best with nothing between...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-17, 11:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,827
Posted By TassR700

I have one with a 520. Head unit lasts 8+ hours,...

I have one with a 520. Head unit lasts 8+ hours, but Varia has shut down after about 5 to 6 hours on both centuries I have done with it. That was on solid mode. Might last longer on flashing. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-17, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,960
Posted By TassR700

Bought one of these too for a second stand. ...

Bought one of these too for a second stand. Really surprised at how sturdy it is for $30.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-17, 08:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,620
Posted By TassR700

For Strava it also matters what you have in your...

For Strava it also matters what you have in your profile. When I first started using it I was riding a fatbike in the winter so that is what it defaults to. When I upload a ride from my Garmin 520,...
04-12-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,502
Posted By TassR700

I had a hybrid which I thought would be good for...

I had a hybrid which I thought would be good for road and trails. Tried it on trails and it was not great. Bought a mountain bike because I really got to like single track. Since I couldn't ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-17, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,960
Posted By TassR700

There is a course in Northern Michigan that goes...

There is a course in Northern Michigan that goes up the side of a former ski hill that is quite challenging;

https://www.discgolfscene.com/courses/Avalanche_Preserve_Recreation_Area/Hole_18
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,960
Posted By TassR700

That's OK, not a big guacamole fan.

That's OK, not a big guacamole fan.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-17, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,960
Posted By TassR700

If you know your size, check Western Bikeworks,...

If you know your size, check Western Bikeworks, they had some on sale last week.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-17, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,960
Posted By TassR700

Yeah, SIDI was the first one I ran across. I did...

Yeah, SIDI was the first one I ran across. I did get a pair of Genius 7 road shoes at a great price from "Always Riding" in the UK. Not sure if SIDI just hasn't caught up with them or what. Don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,960
Posted By TassR700

Must be a recent development. I purchased a 520...

Must be a recent development. I purchased a 520 and Varia radar in December from them. So SIDI, SRAM and Garmin have jumped on the no sales to US bandwagon. Bummer.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14,113
Views: 371,960
Posted By TassR700

If you decide to replace it, check Ribble, they...

If you decide to replace it, check Ribble, they run some pretty good deals also.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By TassR700

Well, since the first one worked so far, I...

Well, since the first one worked so far, I haven't had to consider another. My Afib was atypical in that cardioversion would put me back on normal rhythm for a couple years, then go into permanent...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-17, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By TassR700

Thanks for the recommendation. I had an ablation...

Thanks for the recommendation. I had an ablation done to treat afib 18 months ago. So far no re-occurrence of symptoms. Several people I regularly ride with have also had issues. This book will...
02-27-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,268
Posted By TassR700

Personally, if listing calls only keeps people...

Personally, if listing calls only keeps people like the OP from contacting me, that looks like a win to me. I don't need to sell anything bad enough to deal with an attitude like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-17, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13,159
Views: 353,643
Posted By TassR700

Unfortunately, it does not distinguish between...

Unfortunately, it does not distinguish between safe and unsafe drivers, but knowing there is a car coming up I can take a quick glance back and get an idea of what is coming. I have also found that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13,159
Views: 353,643
Posted By TassR700

I do a lot of solo road rides myself in farm...

I do a lot of solo road rides myself in farm country and get buzzed on occasion. Bought the Garmin Varia radar unit and so far it is a game changer. Lets me know when cars are coming up behind and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-17, 03:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,310
Posted By TassR700

Another vote for Fizik Microtex with the gel pad...

Another vote for Fizik Microtex with the gel pad under it. Stays clean and plenty cushy with the gel. I get several years out of the tape and have never replaced the gel pad.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13,159
Views: 353,643
Posted By TassR700

Not to be a wet blanket, but I think you have...

Not to be a wet blanket, but I think you have this backwards. "Springing ahead" for DST will give us an extra hour of daylight in the evening but one less hour of light in the morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-17, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,401
Posted By TassR700

Me too, I bought the last they had. Wish they...

Me too, I bought the last they had. Wish they weren't seasonal. Better and cheaper than the Honey Stinger version.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-17, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,401
Posted By TassR700

Aldi had ten packs of stroopwafels for $2.99. ...

Aldi had ten packs of stroopwafels for $2.99. Great for a mid-ride snack.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-17, 09:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,315
Posted By TassR700

To differentiate it from Aluminum front, carbon...

To differentiate it from Aluminum front, carbon rear triangle or the metal lugs, carbon tube type bikes perhaps? Clarity is a good thing when trying to sell something in my experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-16, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By TassR700

The alderman answered in the comments section of...

The alderman answered in the comments section of the article that he was wearing a helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-16, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10,095
Views: 245,744
Posted By TassR700

I have the Lake 303s and most of the reviews I...

I have the Lake 303s and most of the reviews I read said they run small so size up. I did and wish I had stayed true to size. I wear a 45 Sidi (10.5 US size). I went with 45.5 in the Lake and they...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-16, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10,095
Views: 245,744
Posted By TassR700

When I bought mine, many of the reviews said they...

When I bought mine, many of the reviews said they run small so I sized up. Should have gone with the size chart, but at least I have room for thick socks. I also do not have wide feet so that may...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-16, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10,095
Views: 245,744
Posted By TassR700

I bought a pair of Lake 303's last winter and...

I bought a pair of Lake 303's last winter and they have been great down to 20 F. Even went through the ice over a small stream on the fatbike and they kept my feet warm for the hour ride home...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-16, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,947
Views: 87,594
Posted By TassR700

In Philly?, about 20 minutes. Very familiar with...

In Philly?, about 20 minutes. Very familiar with the Philly love tap.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-16, 06:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,939
Posted By TassR700

Did this, phone in middle pocket. Over the bars...

Did this, phone in middle pocket. Over the bars crash and pancaked flat on my back. Phone survived (Otter Box Defender), i got a cracked rib from the phone. Phone now goes in the side pocket. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,170
Posted By TassR700

Never had to use mine for its intended purpose...

Never had to use mine for its intended purpose but it gives my wife peace of mind so that counts for me.
03-31-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,769
Posted By TassR700

We have had similar experiences with some wooden...

We have had similar experiences with some wooden bridges. We did write a letter to the park maintenance (trails are considered a linear park here) to alert them of the problem and they responded by...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-15, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By TassR700

I find the extra cloths needed add to the...

I find the extra cloths needed add to the perceived workload. Tights, heavy gloves and a jacket just seem to make for more work to keep moving. Probably more wind resistance also. I think dark air...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-15, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,110
Posted By TassR700

I have a Lynskey R230 that I have put about...

I have a Lynskey R230 that I have put about 12,000 miles on. I am 6'1" with long arms and an XL fits me perfectly. Cycling inseam is about 34. I love the bike. Great ride, great workmanship. I...
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