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03-10-22, 02:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 766
Posted By gif4445

Here is an excerpt from my CGOAB journal...

Here is an excerpt from my CGOAB journal concerning my choice of earbuds. They have a hand control that allows to pause, adjust volume, skip songs forward and activate Siri. And of course I can tell...
Replies: 39
Views: 2,614
Posted By gif4445

Need front light for night riding

**I decided to put this thread here, instead of electronics, as endurance cycling light needs are usually much different**


Needing to replace my old Serfas True 350. They no longer make this...
Forum: Touring
01-25-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By gif4445

Good video, you have put a lot of thought into...

Good video, you have put a lot of thought into it. Now the important part. Taking it all out there and learning what works and what doesn't. One of my favorite quotes, and I can't remember where I...
01-24-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,672
Posted By gif4445

I am set on riding my age in miles for a Birthday...

I am set on riding my age in miles for a Birthday ride, but I have done so with modifications. Since it is my birthday, I get to do what I want. November birthday and it can be downright cold on...
12-27-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,364
Posted By gif4445

Thanks for setting me straight. It's interesting...

Thanks for setting me straight. It's interesting how I get an idea in my head and keep it there until someone fortunately doesn't care about hurting my feelings, and tells me the truth. I guess it...
11-07-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,495
Posted By gif4445

I've started to get into metal detecting, but I...

I've started to get into metal detecting, but I find that it is easier to find neat stuff (and not so neat stuff) along the side of the road. I didn't use to stop and pick things up, unless it was...
Replies: 32
Views: 6,696
Posted By gif4445

I don't see anything wrong with your approach...

I don't see anything wrong with your approach Adam. I'm sure you will do some shake-down rides to see what works for you and what doesn't. A little over 2 pounds for a decent sleep system is about...
Replies: 32
Views: 6,696
Posted By gif4445

I raced in 2019 and used motels for all but one...

I raced in 2019 and used motels for all but one night. Probably the only useful help I can give you is to share the struggle I had (have) with selecting the correct approach. Motel or camp? Motels...
12-24-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By gif4445

I'm dealing with it now. Again. Had it while...

I'm dealing with it now. Again. Had it while training for the Trans Am Bike Race. PT, with the strength and stretching routine got me out of it and it didn't bother me on the race. But after the...
11-29-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By gif4445

Looks like you are doing great! I'm watching...

Looks like you are doing great! I'm watching this post, as I have an ankle that the surgeon says fusion or replacement is the (only) next step. I don't really think I'd like fusion and IMO the...
10-15-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,992
Posted By gif4445

I'm not really sure, but it's got to be a lot...

I'm not really sure, but it's got to be a lot cheaper than the cost/fish associated with my boat.
08-09-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
Posted By gif4445

I currently farm, but still need to stretch and...

I currently farm, but still need to stretch and do the core exercises. Last year I completed the Trans Am Bike Race in 28 days. Now I'm thinking of trying it again in a couple years. I'm thinking...
06-22-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,701
Posted By gif4445

Bag balm is my go to product.

Bag balm is my go to product.
05-19-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,003
Posted By gif4445

I've had some back problems, that were mostly...

I've had some back problems, that were mostly taken away with consistent ab workouts. But to help even further and prepare for a coast to coast race, I decided to get a bike fit. The fitter noticed...
Replies: 28
Views: 4,970
Posted By gif4445

I intend to order a few different pairs and...

I intend to order a few different pairs and select the one that fits best. I think that is the reality of online purchasing. Have to swallow the return freight to get what you want. I haven't...
04-14-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By gif4445

Thanks for the replies and suggestions! I will...

Thanks for the replies and suggestions! I will aim for the 50-21/50-19 area and see what works best. Sounds like it will take a little trial and error.
04-12-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By gif4445

Six weeks post op and yesterday rode my bike a...

Six weeks post op and yesterday rode my bike a couple miles. No problem. Only rode because of work. (I farm for a living and needed to get some equipment back to the home place. Bike was the most...
03-15-20, 03:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,499
Posted By gif4445

That would be tough to turn down, but you made...

That would be tough to turn down, but you made the right choice. Now if it was back in the Showtime days, I'm not so sure.:)
03-13-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By gif4445

Cervical Fusion

I'm 2 weeks post cervical fusion and earlier this week had the followup visit with the surgeon. I had C4-6 fused, so 2 levels. From what I had read before, I wasn't figuring to be back on the bike...
01-04-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,167
Posted By gif4445

I finished in 28 days, 5 hours and change. It was...

I finished in 28 days, 5 hours and change. It was a (mostly) fun adventure!
01-04-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,167
Posted By gif4445

I had over 11,000 miles this year. Only because...

I had over 11,000 miles this year. Only because for the first time ever, I kept track of inside miles. And I did a U.S. coast to coast race. And long distance is the only bike thing I'm faintly good...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,135
Posted By gif4445

Sounds like electronic shifting gets the vote. My...

Sounds like electronic shifting gets the vote. My comments concern the purpose of the bike. Two things. You arenít racing and you may encounter some rough roads. Since you mentioned the Specialized...
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