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Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-16, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18,650
Views: 3,692,667
Posted By Porschefan

Hi Tim, Thanks for the link. I've only had...

Hi Tim,

Thanks for the link. I've only had ONE close encounter with a dog, but it was alarming and it would probably be a good idea to have something like this handy.

I'm back riding after...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-16, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18,650
Views: 3,692,667
Posted By Porschefan

That Topeak bag is EXACTLY the one I have now,...

That Topeak bag is EXACTLY the one I have now, except for the quick-release. I think the new Geared2U one is a bit bigger--which I wanted also.

STP
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18,650
Views: 3,692,667
Posted By Porschefan

I'm kind of interested in something like this,...

I'm kind of interested in something like this, but mainly to ward off an angry dog. Would it work for that and how do you carry it so it's easily available?

STP
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-16, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18,650
Views: 3,692,667
Posted By Porschefan

New Geared2U seat bag

UPDATE: have to return to Amazon. Doesn't fit my bike (at all). I'll look at the Topeak one. Any other suggestions for a good clip-on seat bag, with a little extra room?

I wanted to get a...
10-18-16, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 505,106
Posted By Porschefan

Wow! The spec on the website said it was the...

Wow! The spec on the website said it was the Ballistic carbon, but the poster who bought one says Hi-Mod? Or is there Hi Mod Ballistic. Whatever, that's a red-hot deal and if it actually is...
10-17-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,896
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 370,094
Posted By Porschefan

^^^^^^^^ +1 on Selle Anatomica Gradually ...

^^^^^^^^
+1 on Selle Anatomica

Gradually build up your mileage--sitting on a bike is not a very natural position and it takes time to adapt. And lots depends on what kind of bike you have...
10-16-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,214
Posted By Porschefan

Can I piggy-back onto ths thread?

Note: I posted the following in another thread, but didn't get much response. I've been reading various threads on tires, tubes, flats, etc., trying to get informed about what to try next and I...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,802
Posted By Porschefan

When I had the Schwalbe Ones I was probably still...

When I had the Schwalbe Ones I was probably still around 200 lbs or so (6' tall). Riding the Specialized tubeless I trained my way down to 175. Broken arm got me back to 195, now on my way back...
10-14-16, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Porschefan

Thanks, Joel. Good sleuthing. STP

Thanks, Joel. Good sleuthing.

STP
Forum: Commuting
10-14-16, 03:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,802
Posted By Porschefan

Can I piggy-back onto ths thread?

I've been riding a couple of years and am thinking of my next set of tires. I've only had 3 variations of tire/wheel combinations and my total mileage is probably around 3K, so I don't have the...
10-14-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Porschefan

Hi Joel, Mmmmm...the last post I can see is:...

Hi Joel,

Mmmmm...the last post I can see is:

http://www.bikeforums.net/19122769-post16030.html

What's been causing me to think something is wrong is that at the top of the page (642 in this...
10-13-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Porschefan

Just saw this post. Yes, it's still...

Just saw this post. Yes, it's still happening--although it has progressed a couple pages beyond when I first reported.

This is the thread:

Your Most Recent Cycling-related Purchase - Bike...
10-13-16, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,267
Posted By Porschefan

Paypal charged 2X....????

I just reviewed my Paypal account and see that I was charged $12.00 on Sept 5 and again on Sept 7.

Please look into this and let me know:

How long am I now signed up for? If it's two years,...
09-26-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Porschefan

Some threads will not advance past a certain page

Just noticed with "Your Most Recent Cycling-related Purchase" thread. Goes to whatever post I click on in my email notifcation, in the latest case, page 639. There are two more pages of posts--up...
07-10-16, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Porschefan

Training plateau/online "coaching?"

I'll try to keep this short and to the point, but I'm not sure that I know enough to ask the right questions or supply the best information--so I'll be happy if I get some directions to try out.
...
06-19-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 162,527
Posted By Porschefan

RE: Doc Cannondale's resto-mod above...... ...

RE: Doc Cannondale's resto-mod above......

Beautiful, as usual. All comes together very nicely. Where did you find the frame?

STP
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 79,257
Posted By Porschefan

Yes. "There is no substitute...." :thumb: ...

Yes. "There is no substitute...." :thumb: (Says the guy with an Element!)

STP
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 79,257
Posted By Porschefan

They're pretty reliable, just have the potential...

They're pretty reliable, just have the potential to be expensive when something needs to be replaced/repaired. My Porsche mechanic let me test-drive a Cayenne Turbo when I was thinking about...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-16, 10:59 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 79,257
Posted By Porschefan

I hear you. I'd been using my '89 944 as...

I hear you. I'd been using my '89 944 as bike-hauler, grocery getter and because I liked the handling (it wasn't particularly powerful). When I decided to reconfigure my "fleet" I sold a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 79,257
Posted By Porschefan

First bike trip with my Element

No pix, but I just transported my bike in the Element for the first time. Folded passenger side rear seat up and out of the way (the rear seats "hang" on the side walls). Rolled my bike into...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-16, 10:38 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 79,257
Posted By Porschefan

Elementary, my dear Watson.... :) I just...

Elementary, my dear Watson.... :)

I just found my bike hauler....after searching nationwide for about six weeks for a 2007 + Honda Element (I live in ABQ, NM a fairly small metro area and not a...
04-19-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,896
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 370,094
Posted By Porschefan

I bought this Fulcrum CPX 2.5...

I bought this Fulcrum CPX 2.5 (http://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=166559) from a member at the Paceline Forum about a year ago. I'm NOT an expert, but according to the seller these are...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18,650
Views: 3,692,667
Posted By Porschefan

Powerpod. See discussion @ DC Rainmaker...

Powerpod. See discussion @ DC Rainmaker (http://www.dcrainmaker.com/2016/03/powerpod-depth-review.html#comment-1503247). I've been wanting to get started with training with power for awhile and...
04-07-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,701
Posted By Porschefan

I'd like to order one....I thought you weren't...

I'd like to order one....I thought you weren't making them anymore...but appears that you are? I think my preferences would be the natural cotton duck outer, with orange trim (or black trim if not...
04-07-16, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 645,147
Posted By Porschefan

"Powerpod" on sale @ Clever Training...

"Powerpod" on sale @ Clever Training...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-16, 03:20 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 79,257
Posted By Porschefan

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder..... :) ...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder..... :) My wife thinks they are "cute" and I agree.

That said, for ME, this would be a second vehicle with a couple of specific purposes--one of which would...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-16, 10:30 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 79,257
Posted By Porschefan

Here's what I'm actively searching for: ...

Here's what I'm actively searching for:

http://i.imgur.com/1I2q6K7.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/iqH8Onw.jpg


I've been using my 944 daily driver, but it's getting long in the tooth. My "fun"...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-16, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By Porschefan

Good info. Do you know the years and/or the...

Good info. Do you know the years and/or the measurements involved? OTOH, maybe going from a Domane to one of the more relaxed models might be a good intermediate step...?

STP
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-16, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By Porschefan

20XX Cervelo R5 frame--good basis for an upgrade (intermediate level cyclist)

I've been thinking about my "next" bike and doing some research on possible ways to go. I've got some general ideas in the direction I'd like to go, but haven't made any decisions yet. I probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-16, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18,650
Views: 3,692,667
Posted By Porschefan

Wow....that's quite a difference! How is the...

Wow....that's quite a difference! How is the new position working out after getting used to it? I just checked out the 3D Fit website and I wish they had something in my neck of the woods. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-16, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 183,005
Posted By Porschefan

Undoubtedly true. Gotta start somewhere. :) ...

Undoubtedly true. Gotta start somewhere. :)

STP
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-16, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 183,005
Posted By Porschefan

Wow.... Did it have a price tag? i wonder what...

Wow.... Did it have a price tag? i wonder what it would be like to ride????

My only experience with this kind o weight is a demo Trek Emonda at the local Trek shop. Weighs about 10 lbs. and...
02-18-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,499
Posted By Porschefan

Thanks for this link. Excellent...

Thanks for this link. Excellent article/explanation.

STP
02-17-16, 02:37 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,499
Posted By Porschefan

Ahhh....makes total sense now. :thumb: ...

Ahhh....makes total sense now. :thumb:

Thanks for all the answers.

STP
Forum: Foo
02-17-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7,954
Views: 707,800
Posted By Porschefan

He/she at least picked a great time/place to do...

He/she at least picked a great time/place to do this. Surrounded by a bunch of climbers with full gear!

STP
02-17-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,499
Posted By Porschefan

OK, I've spent at least 1/2 hour Googling for a...

OK, I've spent at least 1/2 hour Googling for a definition of this term ("ewang") and all I can come up with is some kind of chart with various power (?) measurements used to predict (?)...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-16, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18,650
Views: 3,692,667
Posted By Porschefan

Timothy, Now that you have it, how is the...

Timothy,

Now that you have it, how is the fit? I agree it's a great-looking jersey and I'm thinking of ordering some kit from them. I'm 6', 175 lbs, wide shoulders, long arms, average torso,...
02-13-16, 03:46 PM
Replies: 51,465
Views: 6,742,416
Posted By Porschefan

Since I'm now living in ABQ, NM and this is close...

Since I'm now living in ABQ, NM and this is close to my size and my last name is Porter, does that mean I'm obligated to buy this???

:)

STP
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-16, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 183,005
Posted By Porschefan

Ahaa..... :) Definitely not young, but...

Ahaa..... :)

Definitely not young, but pretty new to the bicyling world--assuming it's mainly a bicycling term. In any case I've never heard it before. Very apt description though. Oh, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 183,005
Posted By Porschefan

I read the 2009 thread on the original build...

I read the 2009 thread on the original build (thanks for the link, Scooper). I'm assuming you still own the bike...what do you think of it after ~ 6 years of riding? I assume you still like it (a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,973
Posted By Porschefan

Sounds about right....;) STP

Sounds about right....;)

STP
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 183,005
Posted By Porschefan

I don't have enough experience to say much about...

I don't have enough experience to say much about this bike other than I think it's fantastic-looking and would be at the top of my list to check out if I were in the market for an upgrade....which I...
02-08-16, 11:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,346
Posted By Porschefan

Steel-cut + blackstrap molasses +...

Steel-cut + blackstrap molasses + raisins/dates/nuts. Yum.

STP
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-16, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18,650
Views: 3,692,667
Posted By Porschefan

I like the look of this and some of the other...

I like the look of this and some of the other products on the Morvélo site. How have you found the sizing? . I'm right on the cusp between an Large and an XL according to their chart. Also I'm in the...
02-06-16, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7,356
Views: 1,944,667
Posted By Porschefan

RE: the Bernard Hinault Look above: ...

RE: the Bernard Hinault Look above:



^^^^^^^^

Seconded!

STP
Forum: Foo
02-05-16, 10:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,917
Posted By Porschefan

^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Absolutely! Do you sell prints?...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Absolutely! Do you sell prints? Have a website?

STP
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-16, 03:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,243
Posted By Porschefan

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I actually like the look...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

I actually like the look of the Trek more, myself. Taste aside, I don't know what you'd be gaining with the Spesh.

And just looking at the setup makes my neck hurt! :) ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-16, 03:17 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 23,034
Posted By Porschefan

I have a bit more data on the upgrade/backward...

I have a bit more data on the upgrade/backward compatibility question, but I'm waiting to hear from 4iiii to make sure I have my facts straight.

In the meantime, has anyone who purchased one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 23,034
Posted By Porschefan

Rchung, I apologize for my intemperate...

Rchung,

I apologize for my intemperate comments. You certainly have a right to your opinions and their expression here. The repeated comments about how unwise purchasers (or would-be...
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