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07-31-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Warbird21

Nope, MD, my brother gave me the jersey.

Nope, MD, my brother gave me the jersey.
07-31-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Warbird21

My first boo-boo today. Riding out of my...

My first boo-boo today. Riding out of my neighborhood,saw my neighbor, needed to tell him something whipped into a u-turn, then up his steep driveway, realized I was clipped in and in high gear....
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Warbird21

Great concert venue. Saw Rush a few years ago. ...

Great concert venue. Saw Rush a few years ago.
Troegs Brewery is right next door, pretty good food on my last visit and plenty of beer choices (I typically don't care for brewery offerings,...
07-28-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,258
Posted By Warbird21

That is an amazing project and a movie favorite...

That is an amazing project and a movie favorite if mine as well. Nice work!
07-28-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,258
Posted By Warbird21

Great thread, I'm a dive watch nerd and own...

Great thread, I'm a dive watch nerd and own several. We're avid snorkelers and definitely need a watch that can go down 10 or even 15 feet safely...!

My daily driver, a Longines Hydroconquest...
07-28-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,446
Posted By Warbird21

I was a disc brake skeptic, when I bought my...

I was a disc brake skeptic, when I bought my Raleigh Redux3 (Hydraulic). I ride mostly road/gravel and not many down hills. The pads squealed and the QR front wheel was a major PITA to reinstall. I...
07-27-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 293,970
Posted By Warbird21

94 degrees tonight on the C&O Canal - but shady. ...

94 degrees tonight on the C&O Canal - but shady. I saw two other cyclists in 20 mlles, it was a light crowd!
07-27-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Warbird21

After two recent flats, getting the right tube...

After two recent flats, getting the right tube has been puzzling to me. I learned a range works.
On the left, my OEM and on the right, the replacement I bought. I'm told both work and I guess the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,603
Posted By Warbird21

Thanks, the significantly smaller size threw me...

Thanks, the significantly smaller size threw me off.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,603
Posted By Warbird21

I ordered these tubes via Amazon, my local shop...

I ordered these tubes via Amazon, my local shop was indeed out. They sure look smaller than I had, visually, will they work?

...
07-20-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,207
Posted By Warbird21

Its interesting to hear what you old timers have...

Its interesting to hear what you old timers have done to celebrate your 60th birthdays.

I won't hit 60 for two more weeks.....

I've been back to riding regularly for about a year now. I'm...
07-20-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 835
Posted By Warbird21

With temps in the mid to high 90's here in...

With temps in the mid to high 90's here in Maryland, I've struggled with sweat in my eyes for most of July. My brother suggested a skullcap. I bought this one, which is also SPF50 rated, helpful as...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,511
Posted By Warbird21

I created my own 28 mile course last night on the...

I created my own 28 mile course last night on the 530 (partial road and C&O Canal). But this morning, when I got ready to ride, I wasn't sure it was "on". I was afraid the ride just wouldn't...
07-18-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 293,970
Posted By Warbird21

Cool temps today in Maryland, following massive...

Cool temps today in Maryland, following massive storms last night. 28 mile ride, 11 on the road, rest on the C&O Canal, which was a war zone for a few miles. I needed one of those portage straps...
07-17-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 792
Posted By Warbird21

A friend in another hobby did all the scene...

A friend in another hobby did all the scene artwork for that movie (and a lot of others). Back in the day when they used real paintwork, nothing digital.
07-17-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,055
Posted By Warbird21

What a treasure trove of pix, thanks for sharing!

What a treasure trove of pix, thanks for sharing!
07-17-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Warbird21

With temps in the mid to high 90's lately here in...

With temps in the mid to high 90's lately here in Maryland, I questioned the need to wear a helmet on the C&O canal, which is pretty decently graveled. I've been having issues with sweat running into...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,603
Posted By Warbird21

Stupid new guy tube question. I've had two flats...

Stupid new guy tube question. I've had two flats in a couple of weeks, both rear tire. I think I found the source, a little sliver of wire I must have missed on the 1st flat fix. My local shop is...
07-14-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 491
Posted By Warbird21

OK, you got me hooked!

OK, you got me hooked!
07-12-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 293,970
Posted By Warbird21

94.5 degrees today in MD. Short gravel section...

94.5 degrees today in MD. Short gravel section near my house.

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,511
Posted By Warbird21

My new 530 Edge was delivered last night, to...

My new 530 Edge was delivered last night, to replace the hand-me-down Edge 500. I programmed it last night and rode with it this evening

My early experience and comments:
- set up is fairly easy,...
07-04-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,428
Posted By Warbird21

Wow, thats quite a piece of drag racing history! ...

Wow, thats quite a piece of drag racing history! Those altereds were just insane.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_8RE7g1ARM
07-03-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 293,970
Posted By Warbird21

C&O Canal from early Spring. ...

C&O Canal from early Spring.

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07-03-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,428
Posted By Warbird21

Now, I need to see the race car!

Now, I need to see the race car!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,511
Posted By Warbird21

What he said, you see FTW on a lot of patches,...

What he said, you see FTW on a lot of patches, tattoo's and helmets.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,511
Posted By Warbird21

Ah-ha, thanks Koyote! I just bought a new...

Ah-ha, thanks Koyote!

I just bought a new Garmin 530. They offered me a two year warranty with the sale price, so I grabbed tht.
Thanks folks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,511
Posted By Warbird21

Perfect for my multi-focal contact lens and 60...

Perfect for my multi-focal contact lens and 60 year old eyes. Thanks for those shots!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,511
Posted By Warbird21

I give: what is "coop" and "ftw" (that is an...

I give: what is "coop" and "ftw" (that is an offensive acronym in the motorcycle world)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,511
Posted By Warbird21

I have a hand me down Edge 500 and I'll upgrade...

I have a hand me down Edge 500 and I'll upgrade at the end of the season. Does the Garmin 530 show battery life? I have a 500 Edge, but battery life is only shown, for a few seconds, at start up when...
06-23-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,103
Posted By Warbird21

I've been riding on the C&O canal a good bit more...

I've been riding on the C&O canal a good bit more than summer than last (my current gravel bike is more comfortable). I had removed my bell, but now in the middle summer, realized I need it. Last...
05-17-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,716
Posted By Warbird21

Wow, I think I might like to live where they are ...

Wow, I think I might like to live where they are just getting around to paving the main road into town!
05-12-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Warbird21

Perhaps I need to learn and adapt! Today, I beat...

Perhaps I need to learn and adapt! Today, I beat my max speed, down a modest grade hill by nearly two mph - by getting on the drops.
05-11-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Warbird21

Wow,I appreciate all the replies and input. I...

Wow,I appreciate all the replies and input. I suspected this might be pretty involved (replacing the chain, derailleur and/or rear cassette = pretty involved, by my experience) I'll complete this...
05-10-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Warbird21

Thanks@smashndash! "you're in your big ring...

Thanks@smashndash!

"you're in your big ring and little cogs 80% of the time?"

Yes - I've only need to use the small front ring 1x.

Going down a mild grade, I can't get past 30 mph, no...
Forum: Introductions
05-09-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Warbird21

Yep, I'm pretty fortunate to have the available...

Yep, I'm pretty fortunate to have the available options in this area.
Forum: Introductions
05-09-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Warbird21

New Western Maryland Member

Thanks to the forum for the ad! I live in Western Maryland and restarted cycling last year, after a 20+ year absence, I'm 59 now.
My brother introduced me to gravel bikes, which seems like a great...
05-09-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Warbird21

Shimano Front Chain Ring Option (Larger?)

I purchased a new Salsa Warbird with the Tiagra group last month. It has a 2x10 gearset with 34/46 front chain rings. I ride 80% on the road, some on the nearby C&O canal. I find myself on the...
05-09-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,716
Posted By Warbird21

I traded up from a Raleigh Redux3 (flat bar) to a...

I traded up from a Raleigh Redux3 (flat bar) to a Salsa Warbird last month. Both had great multi-purpose tires. The Warbird has SammySlicks in 28 x 1.35 size. I ride 80% on the road, but the nearby...
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