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Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,429
Posted By cmac77

Should I get a race bike?

I have a great road bike now, a giant defy 2. I've heard it referred to as an 'endurance' bike. It's pretty awesome but not as aggressive as a race bike. I'd assume the higher seat and lower...
02-08-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,360
Posted By cmac77

Best fitness tracking for cycling

i'm leaning towards the fitbit charge 3. It would be nice to have onboard gps and the ability to store music, but I guess I can get that by bringing my phone with me which I usually do, can't skip...
01-15-18, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By cmac77

The step counter is cool mostly for seeing how...

The step counter is cool mostly for seeing how many hours a day you are active. I have a desk job and it keeps track of how many hours a day I have 250 steps, supposedly for heart health.
01-14-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By cmac77

Fitness tracker for cycling

I have a Fitbit HR and it sucks for cyclists. Every cyclist on their website has been begging for a long time to modify the bugs encountered with recorded data while cycling. Itís great otherwise...
10-28-17, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,985
Posted By cmac77

to update i tried all these advices, except...

to update i tried all these advices, except switching to a recumbent lol, and all problems are solved. When i took my first ride after a week and a few days - waiting for the pain to subside, I...
10-24-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,985
Posted By cmac77

Sounds good

Sounds good
10-22-17, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,985
Posted By cmac77

No, i'd say i'm probably in the drops half the...

No, i'd say i'm probably in the drops half the time if not more. Not a good idea?
10-18-17, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,985
Posted By cmac77

Thanks all for the replies. I have an...

Thanks all for the replies. I have an 'endurance' bike / road bike. a giant defy, not quite a racing bike but has some nice low drops. I'm in pretty good shape, do cardio, core, and weights at the...
10-17-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,985
Posted By cmac77

Elbow / forearm pain

Finally got a bike that fits me well and found no back or knee pain while riding. I went on relatively short rides as i'm new to the sport, but took my first adventure on Sunday morning for a much...
10-07-17, 08:14 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,272
Posted By cmac77

Do people use rearview mirrors?

Should i get one of these things? Do riders use these? whenever i see other riders or even pictures on the internet of road bikers, I never see anyone that has a take a look mirror or a handlebar...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By cmac77

Speedplay x-5, 3 bolt clipless pedals

i just bought a used roadbike and it came with these wierd pedals. I wasn't sure what they were but i was going to replace them w some normal pedals, but after doing some research i want to keep...
08-26-17, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By cmac77

haha, thanks dude!

haha, thanks dude!
08-26-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By cmac77

2014 Giant Defy 2. Composite?

I'm looking to buy this bike but the seller was unsure if it is carbon composite. The link below says composite but I didn't see 'carbon'. Can anyone give me some info on the frame material. I...
02-16-17, 06:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,961
Posted By cmac77

wow, i guess i'll take a look at the take a look...

wow, i guess i'll take a look at the take a look mirror. thanks all!
02-10-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,480
Posted By cmac77

best apps for cycling?

Im looking to download an app for my iphone, which is the best?

An ideal app would: log training, be ad free, connect to a fit bit with heartbeat detector, and provide a map and statistics for...
02-06-17, 11:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,961
Posted By cmac77

Rearview mirror

I'm looking to get a rearview mirror, any suggestions or advice? I have an endurance bike.
02-04-17, 07:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,124
Posted By cmac77

Thank you all for the advice. I've started...

Thank you all for the advice. I've started working my core at the gym. I'm going to take my bike in soon, they told me to bring the bike in after 10 hours for adjustments. I will address the...
01-30-17, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,124
Posted By cmac77

the seat i can easily adjust. I think i...

the seat i can easily adjust. I think i understand what you are saying about the handlebars, that I could twist it downward. if you mean the stem is upside down literally, the stem is not upside...
01-28-17, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,124
Posted By cmac77

//goo.gl/photos/teFfAu6cE4hgMRbz7 Im not...

//goo.gl/photos/teFfAu6cE4hgMRbz7

Im not sure if anyone is still paying attention to this thread anymore, but here is a link to a picture of me on the bike.

I found this, which is an image for...
01-24-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,124
Posted By cmac77

What size bike do you have? Please take a look...

What size bike do you have? Please take a look at my initial post to see the size bike I have. It is a giant XL and i'd like to compare it to what you have, if yours is the standard size measured...
01-20-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,124
Posted By cmac77

This is my first bike and I have 0 experience...

This is my first bike and I have 0 experience with a bike. I am overall in good shape, so I don't know if strengthening my core will help, but I hope some more time in the saddle and cross training...
01-19-17, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,124
Posted By cmac77

back pain for 6'2 - 6'3 rider

I recently purchased a Giant XL defy advanced 3. Im 6'2 / '3, and after 4 consecutive days riding a 20-60 minute ride per day, my lower back is killing me. I looked at the giant website, and i feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-16, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By cmac77

carbon fork vs full carbon

I'm looking to get an endurance bike and am deciding between a carbon fork and a full carbon. i'd like to hear from those with more experience as this is my first bike purchase. is it worth it to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-16, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By cmac77

Anything with a carbon fork between $1000-1400,...

Anything with a carbon fork between $1000-1400, and I'll test ride them all.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By cmac77

entry level carbon fork endurance bike?

I want an endurance bike that's affordable with a carbon fork. I'd love upgraded gears / pedals, but i guess that can wait, because I don't want to spend a ton of money. I'd like to find this bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By cmac77

advice for my first bike?

Hello!
i'm looking to buy my first road bike, and with all the options, I'm not sure where to begin. I would put my budget at $700 to $1000. This is my first bike, but Im fairly sure i'll be...
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