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09-29-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,128
Posted By godeacs

Pinch works just fine for me ...usually top off...

Pinch works just fine for me ...usually top off about once a month.
01-05-16, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By godeacs

Thanks guys...looks like I'll go with the...

Thanks guys...looks like I'll go with the large.....
01-04-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By godeacs

Sizing- Canari Cycling Tights

Getting ready to order my 1st pair on line....5'8" 160, 35" waist. Size charts say medium for 32-34" waist, large for 35-37" waist. Not sure if this brand runs small or large for the size. ...
07-21-15, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By godeacs

Very interesting! Every time GEICO or some other...

Very interesting! Every time GEICO or some other insurance company tries to "entice" me, I tell them I have my insurance with USAA and they politely back off, saying "we can't beat USAA rates,...
05-14-15, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By godeacs

Nope. First time I've heard of that too.

Nope. First time I've heard of that too.
04-28-15, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,865
Posted By godeacs

Enjoy the new ride! Was looking enviously at the...

Enjoy the new ride! Was looking enviously at the 7.4FX last week at my LBS.....;)
04-28-15, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By godeacs

Congrats on your new ride! Sweet-looking...

Congrats on your new ride! Sweet-looking bike.......
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-15, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,145
Posted By godeacs

Can't draw any conclusion because I can't SEE...

Can't draw any conclusion because I can't SEE your stats!....<G> ..and I thought eye exams were bad.....:lol:
04-20-15, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,194
Posted By godeacs

Have to say, that is pretty damn low...may they...

Have to say, that is pretty damn low...may they get a flat out in the middle of nowhere.....:lol::thumb:
04-15-15, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,630
Posted By godeacs

I too have been riding an FX-2 for almost 3 yrs...

I too have been riding an FX-2 for almost 3 yrs (7000 miles) and have had numbness issues off and on, mainly initially. Nature of the beast, according to several bike shops folks I have talked to...
04-09-15, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By godeacs

Only 8 models and none are what I'd call "best...

Only 8 models and none are what I'd call "best sellers". For example, the only FX is the woman's FX-3. Looks like they're trying to move these models by offering some freebie gear. Not that...
Forum: Foo
03-23-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 69,723
Posted By godeacs

So sad to hear of Tom's passing. He welcomed me...

So sad to hear of Tom's passing. He welcomed me to this forum several years ago; sad that I didn't get to know him better. My thoughts and prayers to his family during this difficult time.

RIP...
03-23-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By godeacs

Sweet bike and a great deal!

Sweet bike and a great deal!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By godeacs

Just what exactly do they do with returned...

Just what exactly do they do with returned shorts? Wonder what % get returned....
03-20-15, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,931
Posted By godeacs

Congrats!....and love the color too.

Congrats!....and love the color too.
03-20-15, 11:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,311
Posted By godeacs

Would love to see a pic....that's got to be 1...

Would love to see a pic....that's got to be 1 crowded "1 car" garage.....
03-20-15, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By godeacs

Hearty congratulations....grandkids are a...

Hearty congratulations....grandkids are a blast...and they make you feel younger....:thumb:
03-18-15, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,398
Posted By godeacs

Better seat, better frame, internal cables,...

Better seat, better frame, internal cables, better drivetrain, better tires, better handlebar, better grips, better shifters, it's also lighter and faster.







May be "improvements" in...
03-18-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,667
Posted By godeacs

At least you remembered your...

At least you remembered your clothes.....right?....:roflmao2:
03-13-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,672
Posted By godeacs

Why choose? I have both...started w/o either on...

Why choose? I have both...started w/o either on my FX-2, added ergon grips, then bar ends which are adjustable. Helps with the issue of numbness on long rides but not totally.
02-03-15, 12:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,152
Posted By godeacs

Congrats! Heck, I'm just happy to have lived to...

Congrats! Heck, I'm just happy to have lived to see 60.....:lol:
01-17-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,983
Posted By godeacs

3702 miles in 2014, my first full year of riding...

3702 miles in 2014, my first full year of riding (turned 65 in Nov). Was aiming for 4K but took a month off in Sep to rest a sore right leg. If all goes well in 2015 would like to hit that 4000...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-14, 01:38 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,868
Posted By godeacs

Now that is really hard to believe...<G> With...

Now that is really hard to believe...<G> With all those variables...uh, uh...
12-15-14, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,930
Posted By godeacs

[/B] I've seen this before and just...

[/B]

I've seen this before and just wondering what are "really good tires"? I have the stock 35mm tires on my 2012 7.2FX and it rides great- almost 6K miles in last 18 months and nary a problem. ...
12-15-14, 01:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By godeacs

+1

+1
12-15-14, 12:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,001
Posted By godeacs

OK, I give...what exactly is a "chuck"? ...

OK, I give...what exactly is a "chuck"? Seriously...
11-23-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By godeacs

Tires that come on an FX2 are just fine.

Tires that come on an FX2 are just fine.
11-10-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,488
Posted By godeacs

Def NOT the norm in my neck of the woods for a...

Def NOT the norm in my neck of the woods for a test ride! To expect a bike shop to do all that for your average hybrid is asking a bit much IMO. Adjusting the seat post once they ascertain the...
10-20-14, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,222
Posted By godeacs

You said in your 1st post you are a 32" inseam...

You said in your 1st post you are a 32" inseam and 5'7". Which is it?....32" or 30" inseam, 5'7" or 5' 8" tall?...

I'm 5'8" and 30" inseam and my 17.5 7.2 FX fits like a glove...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,588
Posted By godeacs

Honda CR-V. Bike fits in back (rear seats down)...

Honda CR-V. Bike fits in back (rear seats down) w/o taking front wheel off. Plus, I get 30 mpg.....:thumb:
10-15-14, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,092
Posted By godeacs

My LBS is a Trek dealer and they only stock up to...

My LBS is a Trek dealer and they only stock up to the 7.4 FX, no matter what time of the year. Anything higher and you need to put a deposit down so they can order. Also, their test rides are only...
10-05-14, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,306
Posted By godeacs

How many hybrid riders (ie FX) go on 4 hr rides? ...

How many hybrid riders (ie FX) go on 4 hr rides? Not that many, I'd imagine. I do 1-2 hrs regularly and that's plenty for daily fitness rides though have done 3 hrs in organized charity rides but...
09-26-14, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,919
Posted By godeacs

Sluggish and unresponsive? Sorry but I have to...

Sluggish and unresponsive? Sorry but I have to disagree...have a 2012 7.2 FX and it does just fine on the road. I manage to hold my own with a fair amount of roadies on recreational rides (even...
09-15-14, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,343
Posted By godeacs

2640 miles this year after hitting 2000 miles in...

2640 miles this year after hitting 2000 miles in 8.5 months in 2013. Aiming for 4000 in 2014 and was on track until early Aug when I took off 4 weeks for a lingering upper leg injury. Just getting...
09-12-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,981
Posted By godeacs

The advantage to me is if/when I crash....easier...

The advantage to me is if/when I crash....easier to clean up and treat. Plus my legs look good....:roflmao2:
09-12-14, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,133
Posted By godeacs

Congrats on a reaching a monumental milestone!

Congrats on a reaching a monumental milestone!
09-11-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By godeacs

Thanks for taking the time to respond, guys/gals!...

Thanks for taking the time to respond, guys/gals! Some useful advice there. Pretty sure it's not a "fit" issue since I'm an ave size, 5'8", 160 lbs and ride a 17.5 FX-2 that was fitted by my LBS. ...
09-10-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By godeacs

Sore Upper Right Leg (Previously posted in General Forum)

Sore Upper Right Leg

OK, not looking for a medical opinion but some "non professional" feedback would be appreciated. Turn 65 in Nov, been riding regularly for 18 months. Front/side of my upper...
09-08-14, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By godeacs

Sore Upper Right Leg

OK, not looking for a medical opinion but some "non professional" feedback would be appreciated. 64 yrs old, in good shape, been riding regularly for 18 months or so. Front of my upper right leg...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,305
Posted By godeacs

Expensive: > than a reliable used car....:thumb:...

Expensive: > than a reliable used car....:thumb:

Actually though, my comfort level was $2K and under so when I bought my 1st road bike (Domane 2.3) for $1600 2 weeks ago I was quite satisfied.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-14, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By godeacs

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
07-31-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,315
Posted By godeacs

Really? What year? My 2012 7.2FX came with...

Really? What year? My 2012 7.2FX came with 700X35s and they work for me...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-14, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By godeacs

Almost 65 and been riding a Trek 7.2 FX for about...

Almost 65 and been riding a Trek 7.2 FX for about 18 months and finally bought my 1st road bike today: 2014 Trek Domane 2.3C. Sticker of $1919 and got it for $1599. Pick it up...
07-27-14, 09:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,460
Posted By godeacs

Almost 65 and have lived in NY, MA, NC, FL and TX...

Almost 65 and have lived in NY, MA, NC, FL and TX (as well as in Europe) and have never heard the term "cager" until this thread. Just what I need, more useless info to clutter my head...:roflmao2:
07-16-14, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,608
Posted By godeacs

Whats your avg speed? 13-15 mph on my normal...

Whats your avg speed? 13-15 mph on my normal rides, riding solo. Can comfortably maintain 15-16 mph w/o intersections, etc
What are you riding? 2012 Trek 7.2FX
Whats your setup? Mostly stock,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By godeacs

OP said he tried that and no luck......:(

OP said he tried that and no luck......:(
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-14, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By godeacs

Which model Sportif? I've been looking at them...

Which model Sportif? I've been looking at them for my 1st road bike.....
07-06-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,383
Posted By godeacs

My experience is totally different - I've been an...

My experience is totally different - I've been an amazon customer for many years now and have NEVER had to wait 2 weeks or more for any item. Their prices are hard to beat and the customer service...
07-01-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,422
Posted By godeacs

Dave, thanks for the head's up...guess I'll be...

Dave, thanks for the head's up...guess I'll be calling my LBS tomorrow.....
Forum: Texas
06-19-14, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,577
Posted By godeacs

Geez, I know it probably doesn't get as hot as...

Geez, I know it probably doesn't get as hot as here but doesn't wearing all that stuff on your head make you sweat like crazy? Sunscreen seems a heckuva lot easier/more comfortable....
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