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10-27-16, 01:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,763
Posted By jeromephone

It may be like on pawn stars somebody has a...

It may be like on pawn stars somebody has a custom motorcycle, car etc and they have 50,000.00 in it and it really is only worth a third of that to somebody else. Hopefully you will get a fair...
10-21-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,103
Posted By jeromephone

I use the mio fuze and have a whole lot of spin...

I use the mio fuze and have a whole lot of spin classes and rides on it. If you use Map my ride one of the screens will show you the elevation changes of the ride with the heart rate on the same...
10-12-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By jeromephone

I had irregular reading with my polar chest strap...

I had irregular reading with my polar chest strap and I changed to another brand and still had a problem turned out the the problem was with my heart. Apparently certain types of irregular heart...
10-06-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,601
Posted By jeromephone

So what is AI going to do for me? I can spend a...

So what is AI going to do for me? I can spend a lot on a power meter a gps and other gadgets but getting fitter and riding better equates to proper training and hours in the saddle. If you are not...
09-27-16, 05:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,058
Posted By jeromephone

I use a HRM and am 68 with a minor heart...

I use a HRM and am 68 with a minor heart condition. I will look at the results after a ride on map my ride. My heart Dr said that the medication I was taking regulated the heart rate more than the...
09-27-16, 05:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,192
Posted By jeromephone

I have been going to spin classes for about a...

I have been going to spin classes for about a year now and find that I get a whole lot better workout with the group pressure than doing it on my own. Club has a lot of other activities as well. I...
09-25-16, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,238
Posted By jeromephone

If you are looking at an entry level unit I just...

If you are looking at an entry level unit I just got the specilized double wireless it has cadence and mph and will work with a HRM I have the Mio fuse comes with the cadence sensor It is just a...
09-18-16, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,102
Posted By jeromephone

I hit the rider in front and almost bought the...

I hit the rider in front and almost bought the farm I do not know who was a fault but I made up my mind to only ride alone. You can be an experienced rider (even the pros) and if for what ever...
09-18-16, 02:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,881
Posted By jeromephone

I am slower than before some major medical stuff...

I am slower than before some major medical stuff 2 years ago but I think when you hit 68 you never really get back 100% I am more than happy to be at 90% plus and I am thankfull for what I can do and...
09-18-16, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24,428
Views: 2,280,902
Posted By jeromephone

rode about 16 miles on my normal lake route new...

rode about 16 miles on my normal lake route new phone did not get Map My Ride working. First time riding with a cadence computer kind of an eye opener trying to maintain a certain number helped my...
09-11-16, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By jeromephone

Just finished SAG for the Paw Paw Grape and Wine...

Just finished SAG for the Paw Paw Grape and Wine bike ride and had a few thoughts. Approx 250 riders probably 30 percent are now using some lights on the front and back and they are the very bright...
09-06-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By jeromephone

As other posters have said forget the charts...

As other posters have said forget the charts everyone is different. Accuracy of units has been called into question. I was at the gym and had hrm on and also used the one attached to the equipment...
09-06-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,014
Posted By jeromephone

Since a bad accident I ride alone.

Since a bad accident I ride alone.
08-28-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,692
Posted By jeromephone

Had the l5 problem years ago went through steps...

Had the l5 problem years ago went through steps of therapy etc and finally had surgery it was the best thing I ever did. I don't know what todays docs do but this worked out great for me. They did...
08-17-16, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,559
Posted By jeromephone

I mount my phone using on the crossbar and have...

I mount my phone using on the crossbar and have used mmr and icardio app and generally get about the same distance for a route that I ride a lot. I think the variance that I get is that I do not...
08-16-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By jeromephone

I went out to work on the unit and for some...

I went out to work on the unit and for some unknown reason it started to work. Probably some combo of reset battery replacement.
08-15-16, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By jeromephone

Thanks for the info but should not the...

Thanks for the info but should not the transmitter sync up even if the the magnets are placed incorrectly I do not get a link up between the head unit and the transmitter, If the magnets are not...
08-14-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By jeromephone

problems with Specialized double wireless computer

I just got a new specialized double wireless computer and cannot get it to pair with any sensors other than my heart rate monitor. Cadence and speed do not connect and I get a fail message when I...
08-13-16, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,038
Posted By jeromephone

just got a wireless computer from LBS. Checked...

just got a wireless computer from LBS. Checked pricing and found it to be exact same as the online purchase. If I have a problem I can call them or take unit back or get a replacement. I am not...
08-08-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By jeromephone

I have done SAG for the VC for the last 25 years...

I have done SAG for the VC for the last 25 years or so. If you see a black pickup truck with SAG signs on it that is me. Route changes from time to time but should be the same as last year. ...
08-03-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By jeromephone

If you are looking for a couple of W Michigan...

If you are looking for a couple of W Michigan rides look into the Apple Cider Ride and or the Vineyard Classic both fall rides.
07-28-16, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By jeromephone

I use I Cardio and like it as it has several...

I use I Cardio and like it as it has several options for activities as well as storing data online. I have a minor heart condition and use it mostly for spin class as I can look back over workouts...
07-26-16, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,169
Posted By jeromephone

Double Yellow

I ride in an area that has very little traffic some days only 5-6 cars in a 15 mile stretch. The only problem with cars that I have had is that on every ride it seems somebody has to pass on the...
07-03-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By jeromephone

I am almost 6.5 and bought a used bike had...

I am almost 6.5 and bought a used bike had problems went for a fitting at lbs and when they got done it looked like a circus bike as they had to put so many spacers etc to get the fitting correct. My...
07-03-16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24,428
Views: 2,280,902
Posted By jeromephone

15 miles

Did a route around the lake temp perfect and very few cars except for one who seemed to think that the double yellow line does not apply if passing a cyclist. He almost got it but on the bright...
06-27-16, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,088
Posted By jeromephone

Well at least they courts are calling this what...

Well at least they courts are calling this what it is murder, not an accident. If he get the max for each count 25 years each, he will have plenty of time to get his act together. If he has any...
06-22-16, 06:02 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,832
Posted By jeromephone

After my bad accident 2 years ago i have been...

After my bad accident 2 years ago i have been trying to get into shape going to spin classes etc but still have problems with the mental part of the process. I have ridden only a few times on the...
10-05-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,097
Posted By jeromephone

Unless you have had a serious accident it is...

Unless you have had a serious accident it is pretty hard to judge and or give advice. The body seems to heal faster than the mind in some cases. Since my experience I have been able to get on the...
10-01-15, 06:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,603
Posted By jeromephone

If you do something good for somebody else you...

If you do something good for somebody else you will forget your problems. My grandmother was 95 and dying and she was worried about how to help out the preacher because he had some problems.
09-27-15, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Posted By jeromephone

I always ask how much did you save? Go to LBS or...

I always ask how much did you save? Go to LBS or reputable online dealer and get your bike as expected. At a certain point you have to draw the line at what amount of money is worth fussing about. ...
09-04-15, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,211
Posted By jeromephone

SS take a look at the charts provided by the SS...

SS take a look at the charts provided by the SS admin and you will find that if you make it to 80 there is basically no difference in the amount you will receive if you started at 62 or 70 when you...
08-27-15, 02:01 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,207
Posted By jeromephone

just thought of something I used to be a pilot...

just thought of something I used to be a pilot and if I recall you could not fly under 500 feet agl in a populated area except for take off and landing in other words no buzzing houses. Some of...
08-27-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,207
Posted By jeromephone

You don't own the airspace above your property...

You don't own the airspace above your property but if I am on my porch attached to my house is that air space or part of my house? Funny If you just feel there is a threat you can kill someone but...
08-26-15, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,066
Posted By jeromephone

My wife has had me as a mobile SAG for the past...

My wife has had me as a mobile SAG for the past 20 or more. It is fun and everything raised goes back into the community.
08-26-15, 12:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,192
Posted By jeromephone

I have been taking spin classes for the cardio...

I have been taking spin classes for the cardio benefits and agree with the other posters that it is not the same as regular biking. If you are going to get home spin bikes or trainers get the...
08-24-15, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,066
Posted By jeromephone

Vineyard Classic

Paw Paw, MI on Sept 13, 2015

Proceeds go to the PAW PAW Service League for local projects. 20, 40, 60 mile rides with 2 sag stops. Ride through rolling hills and vineyards. This ride is...
08-23-15, 07:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,638
Posted By jeromephone

Accessory that was worth the money

I got to thinking about all the stuff I have purchased over the years for various activities that turned out to be totally worthless or never used. There are some non-essential things I have...
08-07-15, 06:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,494
Posted By jeromephone

I had shingles got the shot afterwords, supposed...

I had shingles got the shot afterwords, supposed to help preventing or getting a milder case the 2nd time around. First time no fun
08-03-15, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By jeromephone

I have had Rx sunglasses for the last 30 years...

I have had Rx sunglasses for the last 30 years and think they are worth the money. If you are a fisherman as well as a biker then the polarized may be the way to go. I am now in the stage were I...
08-02-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By jeromephone

Does bike fit take into account age and general fitness

I have had 2 bike fits at two different shops in the pas t couple of years. I am in my 60s and 6'4" one put the seat and handle bars about level the other has the seat a good 3 inches below seat...
08-01-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By jeromephone

Map my ride lets you setup routes in advance at...

Map my ride lets you setup routes in advance at least the paid version. I could setup the route in advance but found it a bit clunky when setting it up on my laptop. Worked fine for out charity...
07-30-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,086
Posted By jeromephone

just read the article must be we are all on the...

just read the article must be we are all on the email list. I have af and am on meds blood thinner beta blocker but doc said just do whatever I want a long ride for me would be 20 miles and two...
07-27-15, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By jeromephone

I have been using my mio fuse for about 2 months...

I have been using my mio fuse for about 2 months at spin classes and with map my ride it seems to link up fine but most of the time I am monitoring heart
rate for only an hour or so. Check reviews...
07-25-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,490
Posted By jeromephone

I watch a little and try to see the last few K...

I watch a little and try to see the last few K when I can. The difference in those riders and the everyday cyclist is unreal. About fifteen min or so is enough.

I wish they spent more time on...
07-23-15, 05:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,232
Posted By jeromephone

Ok so were are number 11 where would you go for...

Ok so were are number 11 where would you go for major medical treatment.
07-23-15, 12:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,232
Posted By jeromephone

If you could go to any country in the world for...

If you could go to any country in the world for medical care where would it be? I am not thinking about costs just training, skill, regulation, and overall quality. My guess is that the...
07-23-15, 11:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,886
Posted By jeromephone

I was self employed and sold out and was going to...

I was self employed and sold out and was going to work part time pretty hard to work in your own business for someone else. Medical I was 66 and had part b supplemental ins had a bike accident ...
07-21-15, 12:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,536
Posted By jeromephone

I think at some time you just have to throw out...

I think at some time you just have to throw out the speedometer and computer and just ride until you feel you have gotten a good workout. Genes play a huge part in your speed strength etc. When I...
07-20-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,329
Posted By jeromephone

I wonder if the bike fitters take into...

I wonder if the bike fitters take into consideration a person's age and general fitness. I have had 2 bikes fitted in the last couple of years one had the bars just about an inch below the saddle...
07-15-15, 12:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,032
Posted By jeromephone

Big John did you just extend the stem or did you...

Big John did you just extend the stem or did you go through another bike fit. I don't want to give up the road bike but I think raising the handle bars would really help. I sometimes think the...
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