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07-10-16, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By RussB

+1

+1
06-05-16, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By RussB

I had a similar flat experience. Did a 30 mile...

I had a similar flat experience. Did a 30 mile ride in the afternoon. Then about 2am woke up to the sound of air whistling out of my tire. Had a piece of glass puncture the tire and blow out 12 hours...
09-21-15, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By RussB

I haven't really looked, but you might want to...

I haven't really looked, but you might want to try searching for gloves used for kayaking or specific winter sports like skiing. I actually use my old fingerless cycling gloves for kayaking.
Forum: Foo
08-28-15, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By RussB

Of course not. That's how they all stay in...

Of course not. That's how they all stay in business. Same with tools.
1st flat blade screwdrivers
2nd Phillips
3rd allen wrench sets
4th metric allen wrench sets
5th star shaped wrench sets
...
08-19-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,915
Posted By RussB

+1 for the continental gatorskins. I had those on...

+1 for the continental gatorskins. I had those on my last bike. They were great. I have the factory tires on my new bike 2015 Trek Domane 5.2. No flats yet, but I'll be replacing them with...
07-18-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 856
Posted By RussB

I had a great ride today. There were 475...

I had a great ride today. There were 475 registered riders for the event. I'm 55 and did 31 miles in 2 hrs, 26 min. There were a lot more hills than I was expecting. And fortunately the rain held off...
07-16-15, 03:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,024
Posted By RussB

I use polar insulated bottles

I use polar insulated bottles
07-09-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By RussB

Try Looking through this site: 2015 Bike...

Try Looking through this site:
2015 Bike Archive - Trek Bicycle (http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/2015/archive/)
07-06-15, 07:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,636
Posted By RussB

+1 Wear shorts you plan to ride in, and shoes. ...

+1 Wear shorts you plan to ride in, and shoes.

You should wear shirt, shorts, shoes and the socks you normally wear when you ride.

I'd get fitted without gloves, but bring them anyway

When...
07-04-15, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By RussB

Personally I don't think that bike is worth the...

Personally I don't think that bike is worth the price. I checked it out on the bluebook site.
$265 is the value of that bike in "fair" condition, and that is for a complete bike.
$390 in good...
06-27-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By RussB

I've been using PowerAde Zero. No calories, just...

I've been using PowerAde Zero. No calories, just electrolytes.
06-26-15, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 856
Posted By RussB

RIDE to End Alzheimer's in Massachusette

Hi All,
I signed up for the RIDE to End Alzheimer's on July 18th. I'll be doing the 30 mile ride myself. There are also a metric century and a century ride, as well as a family ride. Check it out...
06-21-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,756
Posted By RussB

I prefer bar end mirror, I couldn't get used to a...

I prefer bar end mirror, I couldn't get used to a helmet mount. The bar end give me a better gauge of distance and the bar end doesn't get in my way at all. I have a Blackburn multi bike mirror....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-15, 04:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,390
Posted By RussB

Another newbie resurrects another zombie thread....

Another newbie resurrects another zombie thread. Before today, the last post was in May of 2014
06-12-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 399,361
Posted By RussB

Now Here's a winter bike lol.457596

Now Here's a winter bike lol.457596
06-12-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By RussB

I have a hitch rack which holds 2 bikes. My...

I have a hitch rack which holds 2 bikes. My concern with hitch racks, is scratching up the bike if it makes contact with the vertical post. So I went to Home Depot and bought a section of rubber...
06-12-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By RussB

I have a Subaru Forrester, This and my 2 previous...

I have a Subaru Forrester, This and my 2 previous cars I bought with trailer hitches installed just for ease in transporting my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,640
Posted By RussB

I've been using fingerless gloves by Pearl Izumi....

I've been using fingerless gloves by Pearl Izumi. When I started kayaking, I found I was getting blisters from paddling. So I bought a new pair for my bike and used the old ones for kayaking. That...
06-03-15, 03:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,417
Posted By RussB

Congrats to all who have successfully quit...

Congrats to all who have successfully quit smoking. I smoked about a pack a day for about 20 years. I quit back in 1997. And I got my wife to quit about 6 months after I did. So we're celebrating 18...
05-24-15, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,564
Posted By RussB

I understand your situation. I'm on atenolol to...

I understand your situation. I'm on atenolol to regulate my heart rate. It also lowers my blood pressure (I don't have high blood pressure issues), sometimes my pressure is as low as 95/60. I used to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By RussB

I agree that if you're not used to riding in a...

I agree that if you're not used to riding in a group, you shouldn't try a race right away. Check with Local bike shops in the area (check online first), and see if any of them have organized group...
05-19-15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,409
Posted By RussB

Cycling rule # 263..... When cycling near water...

Cycling rule # 263..... When cycling near water always wear your Helmet air bag.

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05-18-15, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 457,013
Posted By RussB

I turned 55 last month and went out and bought a...

I turned 55 last month and went out and bought a new bike. a 2015 Trek Domane 5.2

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05-18-15, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By RussB

I did a little research on the different news...

I did a little research on the different news reports. This triathalon has been an annual event for 26 years. It does not state if the roads were closed or not for the race, but it was implied that...
05-17-15, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By RussB

Sudbury, MA triathalon participant hit, killed by truck

SUDBURY, Mass. A bicyclist participating in a triathlon was killed after a collision with a truck in Sudbury Sunday morning.

The fatal crash occurred at Maynard Road and Hudson Road at around 9...
Forum: Touring
05-12-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By RussB

+1 on the shimano 520's. I got mine in 2006. I...

+1 on the shimano 520's. I got mine in 2006. I just got a new bike and moved the 520's to the new bike. I suppose I'll upgrade them if they ever wear out. Might be awhile. LOL

Also I use the...
05-10-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 452,495
Posted By RussB

450515Lazer Sport Helium MIPS

450515Lazer Sport Helium MIPS
05-10-15, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By RussB

You could change your ad: Will fix/repair bike...

You could change your ad: Will fix/repair bike for a fee only on rainy days! lol
05-10-15, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By RussB

+1 on the polar insulated bottles, I fill it with...

+1 on the polar insulated bottles, I fill it with ice, then fill with Gatorade. Note: the bigger the ice cubes, the slower they will melt.
For longer rides I will mostly fill a second bottle and...
05-04-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 48,866
Posted By RussB

+1 for Zombie Thread Alert!

+1 for Zombie Thread Alert!
05-04-15, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By RussB

How do you upgrade to platform pedals? Platform...

How do you upgrade to platform pedals? Platform pedals were invented when bikes were invented. What were you using before platforms? wooden sticks stuck into the crank holes? LOL
05-04-15, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,079
Posted By RussB

Speaking from the experience of having both DVT...

Speaking from the experience of having both DVT and 2 PE's (pulmonary embolism) Bike riding is good for you. I was doing about 1500 miles every summer on my bike. Then in April 2013 (just as the good...
05-04-15, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By RussB

Switching to clipless you need to look at shoes...

Switching to clipless you need to look at shoes first. There are 2 basic types, road and mountain (this may have changed since I bought my last pair) Most road shoes are difficult to walk in (you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-02-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,380
Posted By RussB

I use a Roswheel triangle bag. It has plenty of...

I use a Roswheel triangle bag. It has plenty of room for tools,levelers, tube, cellphone, wallet etc. Search amazon.com for triangle bag roswheel
Forum: Commuting
04-22-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,157
Posted By RussB

Before you jump to the conclusion that all Treks...

Before you jump to the conclusion that all Treks with Disc brakes are affected, you should read the actual recall:

Included in the recall are all models of Trek bicycles built from 2000 to 2015...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-15, 08:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,995
Posted By RussB

+1 on everyone who said to see your doctor. You...

+1 on everyone who said to see your doctor. You should do it today! I ignored some pain in my calf that I had 2 years ago. Kept hoping it would get better for 3 days. Finally I went to see my doctor...
04-14-15, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,963
Posted By RussB

Go to amazon.com and search for: bottle cage...

Go to amazon.com and search for: bottle cage mount

you can find mounts for about any bar on your bike.

I needed a third, 2 for bottles, one for a pump.
04-14-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,475
Posted By RussB

The 2005 Trek T1000 should go for about $900 in...

The 2005 Trek T1000 should go for about $900 in like new condition, Same as the 2004.

Source: Home - Used Bicycles for Sale - BicycleBlueBook.com (http://www.bicyclebluebook.com/)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-15, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By RussB

Hey nastystang, I've had 3 collapsed lungs...

Hey nastystang,
I've had 3 collapsed lungs (left side in '93, '95 & '97). Wasn't biking at the time, but I know recovery can be slow. Had double pneumonia in 2007, I noticed the 1st symptoms after...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-15, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,483
Posted By RussB

Got your answer I found in another thread and boy...

Got your answer I found in another thread and boy are you going to be surprised!!!!! The reason you can't find it anywhere is you're getting a 2016 Trek.

Check this link: Trek CrossRip LTD -...
04-13-15, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By RussB

+1 on the Park tool website

+1 on the Park tool website
Forum: Commuting
04-13-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,483
Posted By RussB

I looked myself and only for a 2013 Crossrip in...

I looked myself and only for a 2013 Crossrip in black( not an LTD). The 2014 & 2015 Crossrip LTD only appear to be in silver. The 2015 Crossrip Elite comes in Black. You should check your receipt for...
04-13-15, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By RussB

The same as a glass of cold water sweats on the...

The same as a glass of cold water sweats on the outside, Moisture inside a tent can condense on the coldest object inside the tent (especially metal). So any trapped moisture inside the tent can...
Forum: Introductions
04-07-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By RussB

I'll start biking in MA when I get my new bike....

I'll start biking in MA when I get my new bike. Getting a size fit tomorrow :)
04-06-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By RussB

Bad Back? Well mine has to be about the worst out...

Bad Back? Well mine has to be about the worst out there. I has 70% of my spine fused together back in 1975. Since I've had a bulging disc in my lower back and I keep pinching my sciatica nerve,...
04-05-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By RussB

Been awhile since I've tried something like that,...

Been awhile since I've tried something like that, But try your local auto parts store. I went online and found Turtle Wax/10 oz. spray label and sticker remover. Something like this should work. ...
03-30-15, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By RussB

+1 A hack you might try is to stretch a rubber...

+1 A hack you might try is to stretch a rubber band over the end of the allen wrench and give it a try. The rubber band will fill the gaps and might give you a good enough grip to remove the screw.
03-29-15, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 457,013
Posted By RussB

I'm about to turn 55. So I'm selling my 2006 Trek...

I'm about to turn 55. So I'm selling my 2006 Trek Pilot 2.1 spa, and I'm getting a 2015 Trek Domane 4.5
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-08, 02:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,210
Posted By RussB

I've tried a couple of skullcaps. tried ones that...

I've tried a couple of skullcaps. tried ones that were very thin and had the wicking action, but it still seemed too hot. And I hate having to keep re-adjusting the chin strap. So I ended up on sunny...
06-08-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By RussB

If you want to spend the money, you could also...

If you want to spend the money, you could also consider getting a hitch receiver mounted on you car. A hitch rack would greatly reduce the potential damage to your car. When you don't have the rack...
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