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Forum: Commuting
12-24-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Oldsport

What I have is waterproof enough. What I am...

What I have is waterproof enough. What I am looking for is a windproof, but not waterproof cover. I want to maximize breathability while keeping the wind out. I've ordered something (see link below)...
12-21-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,554
Posted By Oldsport

I have the 45Nrth Sturmfist 4 gloves, but I don't...

I have the 45Nrth Sturmfist 4 gloves, but I don't love them. Yes, they are the warmest pair of gloves that I have. However, the Aerogel insulation in palms negatively effects feel more almost any...
Forum: Commuting
12-18-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Oldsport

Softshell Helmet Cover

I have a Gore helmet cover that I found in a ditch about eight years ago. It's great for when it is cold and raining. However, I would really like a non waterproof yet windproof helmet cover for most...
12-18-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,525
Posted By Oldsport

If you don't mind spending big Assos Bonka jacket...

If you don't mind spending big Assos Bonka jacket is amazing. If you don't mind how you look, but want a supremely functional jacket at an incredible price guy from Lou at Foxwear.net or...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,087
Posted By Oldsport

Am I missing something?

Am I missing something?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,087
Posted By Oldsport

Are you planning on peddling at 50 mph!? A 50/10...

Are you planning on peddling at 50 mph!? A 50/10 is an absurdly high gear. A 48/10 is almost the same as a 53/11.
I for one am very much looking forward to a 12 speed road setup. I would like a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,353
Posted By Oldsport

There is some great information in this thread....

There is some great information in this thread. Thank you for your help.

I will plan on riding around for the next few weeks and taking a look at some of the programs out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-18, 01:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,353
Posted By Oldsport

I Need FTP Test Help

So I just received my power meter in the mail yesterday. I went out for a ride and elected to do an FTP test on my Garmin 1030. After a warm up, I was expecting to do a 20 min all out effort to get...
Forum: Touring
05-25-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,543
Posted By Oldsport

You'll find everything that you need here:...

You'll find everything that you need here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/543187712445164/
Biking in Korea is fantastic. DM if you need any help.
Forum: Commuting
12-30-17, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 63,689
Posted By Oldsport

ok

ok
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-17, 07:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,506
Posted By Oldsport

My thoughts completely changed from pre children...

My thoughts completely changed from pre children to having kids.


When I first started riding I wanted to brake 30 mph, then 40 mph, than 50 mph. I broke 50 mph a number of times when I road...
08-29-17, 10:00 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 25,998
Posted By Oldsport

I am one of those that ordered it right away to...

I am one of those that ordered it right away to replace my 710 which has been dying a slow death for the last year. It is held together with superglue and electrical tape. If I get 1/2 of the 8 years...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,014
Posted By Oldsport

I don't have any pictures right now, but I will...

I don't have any pictures right now, but I will try and remember to take one later. The hill itself is concrete and heavily ruffed up to help with traction. Still I have seen many cars fail to get up...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,014
Posted By Oldsport

It is still the fastest way to get to work. I...

It is still the fastest way to get to work. I convinced one of my coworkers to try biking in. He is a big car buff and loves to drive. After the first day that he road it took him nearly 2 hours. He...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-17, 09:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,544
Posted By Oldsport

That's exactly what I was going to say. An even...

That's exactly what I was going to say. An even cheaper option would have been to buy a hacksaw and a handful of blades. It might take 10 minutes to get though the lock, but that's probably far less...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,014
Posted By Oldsport

For years my only bike has been my touring bike....

For years my only bike has been my touring bike. It has V brakes and bar end shifters. I have front and rear racks on it, full fenders, and a dynamo hub. I ride 35 mm tires nearly all year. I am 6'4"...
Forum: Commuting
03-12-17, 09:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,456
Posted By Oldsport

I get passed by an eBike several times a week...

I get passed by an eBike several times a week during my long 32 mile rt commute. I live in Seoul so eBikes are very common. The only thing that I find odd is the number of people on eBikes that don't...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-17, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,699
Posted By Oldsport

I received a few more items from from Lou two...

I received a few more items from from Lou two weeks ago. I now have a power wool next to skin layer and two power wool mid-layers. One of them has a hood. I cannot believe how comfortable they are. I...
Forum: Commuting
01-02-17, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,699
Posted By Oldsport

I didn't care much about color when ordering. I...

I didn't care much about color when ordering. I simply don't have an imagination for colors. If I see something I can tell you if I like it, but to order color over the phone/email is impossible for...
Forum: Commuting
01-02-17, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,699
Posted By Oldsport

Foxwear Review (long)

My bike commute is about to jump up to 16 miles each way along the Han River in Seoul. The cold wind blows hard along the river. I decided that I need to up my winter gear. Most of what I have is...
11-07-16, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By Oldsport

Thank you. I just ordered the one you linked. I...

Thank you. I just ordered the one you linked. I won't know if it works for a few weeks until it gets here. Until then I will ride in the middle ring and walk up the hill.
11-07-16, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By Oldsport

Thank you for your reply. I have Shimano bar end...

Thank you for your reply. I have Shimano bar end shifters. They are friction shifters.
11-07-16, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By Oldsport

Yes, really 33%. I know it is hard to believe,...

Yes, really 33%. I know it is hard to believe, and I understand your doubt. I would probably doubt it too. The street is graded concrete to help cars tires grip. Nevertheless, I have seen cars and...
11-07-16, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By Oldsport

I should add that it is a clamp on Derailleur. My...

I should add that it is a clamp on Derailleur. My tube size is about 28.8 mm. The size of the old derailleur is 28.6.
11-07-16, 01:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By Oldsport

Front Derailleur Broke

Today my front derailleur broke on my 6 year old Bruce Gorden Touring bike. it is a Shimano FD t661. It appears that they no longer make this derailleur. My cranks are Shimano Deore M590 9 Speed...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-16, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 167,146
Posted By Oldsport

An unopened case of Italian cookies.

An unopened case of Italian cookies.
Forum: Commuting
07-11-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,046
Posted By Oldsport

I have forgotten verious items throughout the...

I have forgotten verious items throughout the years. Usually items like socks, lunch, thermos (a few times I remembered the thermos but forgot the tea bag), underwear, undershirts, and ties. Items...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-12-15, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,237
Posted By Oldsport

I see that I am a few years late, but I just...

I see that I am a few years late, but I just moved to Seoul and I am wondering the same thing.
Forum: Commuting
05-03-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By Oldsport

I use cleaverhood. They are good, but I wish the...

I use cleaverhood. They are good, but I wish the shoulder line to the arm holes were slightly wider. However, I am a big guy with broad shoulders. I suffer with any product that is one size fits all....
02-25-14, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By Oldsport

Thank you. I am looking at some now. Do you have...

Thank you. I am looking at some now. Do you have a pair that you would recommend?
02-24-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By Oldsport

365891 I couldn't find the model number. ...

365891

I couldn't find the model number.
Here is a poor picture.
02-24-14, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By Oldsport

I will check on the model when I get home from...

I will check on the model when I get home from work today.
02-23-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By Oldsport

Shimano hydraulic brake lever help!

While ridding today my Shimano hydraulic brake lever flopped open. After inspecting it I noticed that it became disconnected from the piston. Forgive my poor description, but the 2 mm leaver adjuster...
Forum: Commuting
02-22-14, 06:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,880
Posted By Oldsport

I always thought that I didn't need a mirror...

I always thought that I didn't need a mirror because it is so easy for me to look back. However, I bought a take a look mirror 1/2 way though a cross country tour just to check it out. It took a day...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 125,174
Posted By Oldsport

Two weeks ago I found a whole case of Italian...

Two weeks ago I found a whole case of Italian cookies! I emptied the box and put most of the packages in my panniers. What I couldn't fit in there I strapped to the top of my rack with two bungees. ...
02-10-14, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Oldsport

Thank you for the information. I will take a look...

Thank you for the information. I will take a look at both those packs.
02-09-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Oldsport

Hydration System Recommendations?

I have been riding road bikes for a few years. I ride to work everyday, but I just bought my 1st Mountain Bike, Novara Intrepid, two weeks ago. As a road rider I would never think of using a Camel...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-14, 04:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,623
Posted By Oldsport

You would think, but I have a hard time not...

You would think, but I have a hard time not taking the shortest route possible.
Forum: Commuting
01-27-14, 04:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,623
Posted By Oldsport

I did it for a while. I hated waking up at 4:30,...

I did it for a while. I hated waking up at 4:30, but I loved the ride home. Now my commute is too short.
Forum: Commuting
01-11-14, 07:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,747
Posted By Oldsport

I have stainless steel fenders on my bike....

I have stainless steel fenders on my bike. Several months ago I installed plastic SKS fenders on my wife's bike. The stainless steel fenders look a little better, but the SKS fenders are so much...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-13, 06:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,444
Posted By Oldsport

WARNING!! Lyrics are inappropriate for children....

WARNING!! Lyrics are inappropriate for children. EXPLICIT!

The song expresses my thoughts on thrift shops. I'm going to pop some tags.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK8mJJJvaes
Forum: Commuting
10-11-13, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Oldsport

I thought about a tarp, but I was concerned about...

I thought about a tarp, but I was concerned about the packablity of it. I have taken a 6x8 (I think that is the size that I have) tarp on short trips, but it took up a lot of room.
...
Forum: Commuting
10-10-13, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Oldsport

Bike Cover

I no longer have covered parking at work so I am looking for a bike cover that I can easily pack in my pannier. I had been using a cheap poncho, but that thing fell apart quickly. Does anyone have a...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,417
Posted By Oldsport

Yes, I understand how it works. I bought a $2.50...

Yes, I understand how it works. I bought a $2.50 poncho that I have used for a bit to see if I would like a cape. That poncho is far more ventilated than my very nice Gortex jacket that I use in the...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-13, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,417
Posted By Oldsport

I was very interested in the Cleverhood Rain Cape...

I was very interested in the Cleverhood Rain Cape and emailed the company with a few questions. I never heard back from them. I therefore do not trust their customer service. Too bad because I would...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-13, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,981
Posted By Oldsport

You get major bonus points for listening to Te...

You get major bonus points for listening to Te Deum.

In the words of the good King Henry:

Let there be sung 'Non nobis' and 'Te Deum;'
Forum: Commuting
02-17-13, 06:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,199
Posted By Oldsport

Fit and saddle might be the issue but it might...

Fit and saddle might be the issue but it might also be dehydration. I get terrible lower back pain when I don't drink enough.
12-15-12, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,231
Posted By Oldsport

I had the same question as I want to build a...

I had the same question as I want to build a Dummy up when I get home from my deployment. Do you recommend getting hydraulic front and back or just in the back to save money. Which hydraulic brakes...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-12, 05:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 57,093
Posted By Oldsport

I hook mine through the rails on my brooks. The...

I hook mine through the rails on my brooks. The saddle bag hangs right between the lock and adds stability. I also use a bungie that is rapped around my seat post and hooked on my rack to keep the...
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