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08-11-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By TK LP

6’-4”, 36” inseam, ride 66cm. The first time I...

6’-4”, 36” inseam, ride 66cm. The first time I got on it, it felt huge, took about 5 minutes for me to conclude I’ve been riding bikes that were too small.
08-11-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By TK LP

The war on weight is won in the kitchen, not on...

The war on weight is won in the kitchen, not on the bike. I’m now down 58 lbs. since January. I subscribed to an app called “lose it”, and count every calorie that goes in me. I do take in extra...
07-01-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,752
Posted By TK LP

It's your ride, ride what you want.

It's your ride, ride what you want.
06-22-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,364
Posted By TK LP

I’m 6’-4” with a 36” inseam, and ride 66cm...

I’m 6’-4” with a 36” inseam, and ride 66cm frames. Ride what feels good.
06-22-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,033
Posted By TK LP

inuse that one also.

inuse that one also.
05-19-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,506
Posted By TK LP

H Plus Archetype, 36 spokes, Sapim Laser spokes....

H Plus Archetype, 36 spokes, Sapim Laser spokes. Continental 4000s, 25s and 28s. 105 hubs.

...
04-17-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,268
Posted By TK LP

I also use/like the VP’s.

I also use/like the VP’s.
04-17-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,513
Posted By TK LP

Now you’ll never forget how!

Now you’ll never forget how!
04-09-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,223
Posted By TK LP

Arnold Palmer drinker here. I use crystal light...

Arnold Palmer drinker here. I use crystal light lemonade mix to sweeten.
03-12-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,739
Posted By TK LP

If you lose 2 lbs. a week, which is a reasonable...

If you lose 2 lbs. a week, which is a reasonable expectation, you can certainly lose 36 lbs. by end of summer. Riding will contribute, but it really depends on how much you ride.
03-12-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,739
Posted By TK LP

The war on weight is won in the kitchen, not on...

The war on weight is won in the kitchen, not on the bike. Riding will increase you fitness, and contribute to calorie burn, but you need to adjust your diet for weight loss.
02-28-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,577
Posted By TK LP

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1e5d0d4d_9ac6_4f5a_b45e_543dae52d69f_d9273f538f2645921f65a5f0444e1a537fb07030.jpeg
02-23-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By TK LP

When I went through fitting, I was told to go...

When I went through fitting, I was told to go with the widest bars I could find. I’m 6’-4” and am using Nitto Noodle 48cm. They felt big the first time I rode them, but after about 5 minutes,I was...
02-16-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,015
Posted By TK LP

My Gunnars ...

My Gunnars

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01-18-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,732
Posted By TK LP

Not just for bikes, but Craftsman and Harbor...

Not just for bikes, but Craftsman and Harbor Freight offer a lot of selection:

https://i.postimg.cc/kX8db0Nb/get-Part-23.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/X7Fk6L3W/get-Part-27.jpg
...
04-02-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 38,381
Posted By TK LP

My Gunnars: ...

My Gunnars:
https://i.postimg.cc/YqQWJ1HW/IMG-0873-1.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/15FkZzrr/Screenshot-2017-01-17-20-18-24.png
03-16-17, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,880
Posted By TK LP

A Jamis Eclipse is a nice bike. I bought a nearly...

A Jamis Eclipse is a nice bike. I bought a nearly unridden 2004 a few years ago for $700.00. I rode it in a couple of centuries, it rode and handled great, but ultimately was too small. I stripped...
10-26-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 625,426
Posted By TK LP

66cm

66cm
10-26-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 625,426
Posted By TK LP

Gunnar Roadie: ...

Gunnar Roadie:

https://i.postimg.cc/MKRtwMZz/Full-Size-Render.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 248,573
Posted By TK LP

My Roadie: ...

My Roadie:

http://s20.postimg.org/a24a1357x/Full_Size_Render.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/9clhoq4o9/)imageupload (http://postimage.org/)
09-07-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,601
Posted By TK LP

I used to be a loyal to riding clipless, but due...

I used to be a loyal to riding clipless, but due to an injury/rupture to my posterior tibial tendon, and subsequent collapse of my right foot arch, cycling shoes are absolutely out of the question....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-16, 05:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,361
Posted By TK LP

If I'm using my compressor to fill my tires, I...

If I'm using my compressor to fill my tires, I use one of the screw on adapters, and set my regulator to the pressure I want. When it stops taking air, I'm done.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 343,252
Posted By TK LP

Downtown Frederick, MD., along Carroll Creek ...

Downtown Frederick, MD., along Carroll Creek


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07-05-16, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,489
Posted By TK LP

I'll have to get some pictures of thr Roadie, I...

I'll have to get some pictures of thr Roadie, I went with custom decals and candy paint, really a fun build. It's nice finally having bikes that actually fit. My LBS was great to work with.

I'll...
06-30-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,489
Posted By TK LP

I've got a Roadie and a Sport in 66cm. Here's...

I've got a Roadie and a Sport in 66cm. Here's couple of pics of the Sport, I'll have to get some of the Roadie.


https://s20.postimg.org/4ygo029f1/IMG_0873_1.jpg...
03-29-16, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,658
Posted By TK LP

This is certainly a mileage varies thing, but I'm...

This is certainly a mileage varies thing, but I'm the same dimensions and ride a 66cm.
Forum: Northeast
02-28-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By TK LP

I'm a little farther north in Frederick County....

I'm a little farther north in Frederick County. Near Gaithersburg, and Germantown you are getting into northwest Montgomery county, and there is plenty of nice rural, rolling riding there. If you...
09-13-15, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,338
Posted By TK LP

I think a Soma Smoothie ES also uses a long reach...

I think a Soma Smoothie ES also uses a long reach fork, and would probably be a lot less expensive. Again, check for proper rake.
09-13-15, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,338
Posted By TK LP

A Gunnar Sport fork uses long reach brakes, but...

A Gunnar Sport fork uses long reach brakes, but I'm not sure the rake would be correct, or maybe they could make you one.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-15, 05:29 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,896
Posted By TK LP

I'm 6'-4", and ride 66cm frames, from a GURU fit....

I'm 6'-4", and ride 66cm frames, from a GURU fit. Everyone is different.
08-11-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,067
Posted By TK LP

Nothing smaller than 25s

Nothing smaller than 25s
08-09-15, 08:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,593
Posted By TK LP

6'-4" Gunnar Sport and Roadie 66cm.

6'-4"

Gunnar Sport and Roadie 66cm.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-15, 08:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,083
Posted By TK LP

The Breezer add also mentions the bottom bracket...

The Breezer add also mentions the bottom bracket is included in the weight.
05-28-15, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,360
Posted By TK LP

another Brooks B17 rider

another Brooks B17 rider
05-22-15, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,523
Posted By TK LP

I use a Nitto Noodle in 48. The Velo Orange...

I use a Nitto Noodle in 48. The Velo Orange didn't come that large when I built my bike, but the 48 and 50 would have had my interest.
05-18-15, 10:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,014
Posted By TK LP

I would be other, fitness / recreational.

I would be other, fitness / recreational.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,324
Posted By TK LP

My feet could not take the impact of running...

My feet could not take the impact of running anymore.
02-18-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By TK LP

I just finished a seven week course of IV...

I just finished a seven week course of IV antibiotic, vancomycin, for osteomyelitus. I recommend you research the side effects. I had a procedure to drain the infected area in my foot, and I had a...
11-20-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,527
Posted By TK LP

I have Sport and a Roadie. I got the Sport after...

I have Sport and a Roadie. I got the Sport after a GURU fit, and liked it so much I ordered the Roadie.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 26,867
Views: 16,909,621
Posted By TK LP

I picked this up yesterday. Ordered the frame to...

I picked this up yesterday. Ordered the frame to use parts off an older Jamis Eclipse I picked up a while back, but was too small. This one is 66cm. I'll be on platforms until after foot surgery this...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,895
Posted By TK LP

Worth looking in to:...

Worth looking in to: https://www.benscycle.com/p-2975-milwaukee-bicycle-co-orange-one-road-frame-builder.aspx?
08-19-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,765
Posted By TK LP

I tied the seat on the bottom, so the slot does...

I tied the seat on the bottom, so the slot does not close. It's just the relief I needed, it stays comfortable all day.
08-17-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,765
Posted By TK LP

Actually, it's this one; BROOKS ENGLAND LTD....

Actually, it's this one;

BROOKS ENGLAND LTD. | TOURING+&+TREKKING | B17+SPECIAL (http://www.brooksengland.com/catalogue-and-shop/saddles/touring+%26+trekking/B17+Special/)
08-11-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,765
Posted By TK LP

I thought mine was comfortable until it's first...

I thought mine was comfortable until it's first century. I fixed it the next day.

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t54/Tomlp_photos/brooks_zpsfee86a0b.jpg...
08-10-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,410
Posted By TK LP

My 66cm Sport is a stock size frame, and as far...

My 66cm Sport is a stock size frame, and as far as I know, nothing special was noted about rider weight when it was ordered. The area where I live is pretty hilly, and I'm not noticing any issues...
08-09-14, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,410
Posted By TK LP

Where did you get that weight rating? I'm down to...

Where did you get that weight rating? I'm down to 255, riding a 66cm. Plenty of hills around me, no problems.
05-31-14, 07:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 64,448
Posted By TK LP

6'-5" riding 66cm.

6'-5" riding 66cm.
03-24-14, 04:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,625
Posted By TK LP

I bought a Gunnar Sport last year. Liked it...

I bought a Gunnar Sport last year. Liked it enough to order a Roadie this year. Mine is a stock geometry 66cm, so the frame and steel fork are about 5 1/2 lbs. Given it's size, I figure I'm giving up...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,514
Posted By TK LP

https://www.benscycle.com/p-2975-milwaukee-bicycle...

https://www.benscycle.com/p-2975-milwaukee-bicycle-co-orange-one-road-frame-builder.aspx?
01-22-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,349
Posted By TK LP

That too.

That too.
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