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06-20-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Bolo Grubb

that is an idea worth considering. I bought and...

that is an idea worth considering. I bought and paid for Cyclistats in 2004, but the installer I was able to find was not up to date or there was some other problem with it. What is the version...
06-19-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Thanks I will check both of those out

Thanks I will check both of those out
06-18-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Bolo Grubb

replacement for Cyclistats software

I am looking for a replacement for Cyclistats. My computer crashed and I had to replace the hard drive. I can't get an updated version of Cyclistats as it seems it is no longer supported. The old...
01-06-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,348
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I did not have the seat clamp tight enough, it is...

I did not have the seat clamp tight enough, it is holding fine now.
01-05-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,348
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I just got my Kickr Bike today. I think I have...

I just got my Kickr Bike today. I think I have it all set up correctly but will likely be tweaking the fit for the next several days. I used the "take a picture of your road bike" method of fitting...
12-31-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,348
Posted By Bolo Grubb

thanks for posting all this, it helped me to...

thanks for posting all this, it helped me to decide to go ahead and buy one.

I am only a few years younger then you so your perspective was very informative.

Looking forward to your next post
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I also have one of these. not as loud as other...

I also have one of these. not as loud as other bells I have had, but seems loud enough for the MUP most the time
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,295
Posted By Bolo Grubb

same here. I like my bib shorts so I have 2...

same here. I like my bib shorts so I have 2 different tights with out padding. I use suspenders with both since neither are bib tights.

Work well for me

I also do a lot of Zwift now when it...
09-22-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,276
Posted By Bolo Grubb

hot water and soap, rinse and store in the...

hot water and soap, rinse and store in the freezer when not in use
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,282
Posted By Bolo Grubb

May have been a hilly time trial course. They...

May have been a hilly time trial course. They often use lighter climbing bike with tri bars if the course is hilly enough
09-06-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,538
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I like Anthony much better then Bob Roll and...

I like Anthony much better then Bob Roll and Christian on the NBC channel, but then I also hate commercials.
08-26-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I also store my water bottles and caps in the...

I also store my water bottles and caps in the freezer after I clean them.

I used to use camelbak bottles but found their caps were harder to clean then polar bottle caps. Something to look for I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 21,526
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I think I will stick with Clinchers and tubes.

I think I will stick with Clinchers and tubes.
08-24-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,928
Posted By Bolo Grubb

2 bikes

2 bikes
08-24-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,192
Posted By Bolo Grubb

1984 Trek 720 tour bike. Components were trashed...

1984 Trek 720 tour bike. Components were trashed so I upgraded to a 8 speed nexus red band hub, 700c wheels and single chainring
https://i.imgur.com/odcrRZG.jpg
08-24-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,258
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I recently bought Giro Siv Men's cycling gloves...

I recently bought Giro Siv Men's cycling gloves and they seem pretty decent. Under $20 U.S. dollar on Amazon. Buy a size larger then normal though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,157
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I wear Smith and Wesson shooting glasses, but...

I wear Smith and Wesson shooting glasses, but they are are just basic polarized safety glasses. Bought them for about $10 at my local sporting goods store.
Forum: Commuting
08-23-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,897
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I got lucky and got a deal years ago on an old...

I got lucky and got a deal years ago on an old (1984 model) Trek 720 touring bike. Steel bike, great ride. The components were trashed so I upgraded to an 8 speed Nexus red band hub rear wheel,...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I use Crank Bros Candy pedals and Mountain bike...

I use Crank Bros Candy pedals and Mountain bike shoes. I find that to be a good combo. So much so that I after a year of commuting I started using the same pedals on my weekend go fast road bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20,375
Views: 4,738,976
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Bikehand Bike Repair Stand Park Tool CG-2.4...

Bikehand Bike Repair Stand
Park Tool CG-2.4 Bicycle Chain and Drivetrain Cleaning Kit
Park Tool VC-1 Valve Core Tool
LEZYNE ABS Pen Gauge
Gatorade Thirst Quencher Powder Variety Pack, 18.3 Ounce,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,801
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I do the same.

I do the same.
08-17-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,711
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I have an older Serfas floor pump i bought close...

I have an older Serfas floor pump i bought close to 20 years ago, still works fine for me. I paid between 20-30 dollars for it at the time. It has a universal head for both presta and shrader but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I came accross them in a Sports Authority and...

I came accross them in a Sports Authority and decided to try them. I think they cost me $12 a pair and have been using them for almost 10 years now
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I also have a large nose. What I have found to...

I also have a large nose. What I have found to work best for me is Smith and Wesson shooting glasses. They fit my face well, come in several options for tints and lens colors and are fairly...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,586
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I carry a Lyzene road drive pump and love it. At...

I carry a Lyzene road drive pump and love it. At home I have a cheap Serfas track pump. I also carry a spare tube and a patch kit. I have not tried tubeless yet.
08-03-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,996
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I prefer Boa, but also have a pair of cycling...

I prefer Boa, but also have a pair of cycling sandals with velcro straps.
07-29-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I have an older Kinetic Road machine paired with...

I have an older Kinetic Road machine paired with Kinetic InRide.
https://www.kurtkinetic.com/inride
Mine is the older blue tooth only. Works pretty good for Zift, but if i had the spare cash i...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20,375
Views: 4,738,976
Posted By Bolo Grubb

The Boa system itself is fine. It was where the...

The Boa system itself is fine. It was where the lace/cable went through the routing attached to the upper of the shoe where it broke. Very clearly a simple wear issue after years of use. I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20,375
Views: 4,738,976
Posted By Bolo Grubb

LOL just a Typo should have been Siv ...

LOL just a Typo should have been Siv https://www.amazon.com/Giro-Mens-Road-Cycling-Gloves/dp/B08QGD4ZXP

I bet you are thinking of Giant's Liv line of products which are women focused.

As I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20,375
Views: 4,738,976
Posted By Bolo Grubb

My 15 year old Specialized shoes finally died....

My 15 year old Specialized shoes finally died. They were Boa laced and one of the plastic routing pieces broke. So I bought Giro Cylinder shoes, fit my narrow feat well and so far really liking them....
07-17-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 339,169
Posted By Bolo Grubb

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20140319_075859_79b0cdb586d0e7ea80645fb2ae096545bc6ab9b6.jpg
trying to smuggle her way to work with me...
07-17-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,742
Posted By Bolo Grubb

How about a 1984 Trek 720 tour bike updated with...

How about a 1984 Trek 720 tour bike updated with 700c wheels, Schwalbe marathon tires, and clipless pedals. The pedals have been updated since this picture to Crank Bro candy mountain bike pedals....
07-14-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,091
Posted By Bolo Grubb

what helmet is that? I always wear...

what helmet is that?

I always wear sunglasses and have found that Smith and Wesson tinted shooting glasses work best for my needs. They are inexpensive, easy to find at most sporting goods store...
07-12-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,643
Posted By Bolo Grubb

If I dont get out early in Az, I should put on...

If I dont get out early in Az, I should put on BBQ sauce instead of sunscreen
07-02-18, 11:39 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,939
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Froome cleared of doping, free to race Tour de...

Froome cleared of doping, free to race Tour de France | VeloNews.com (http://www.velonews.com/2018/07/tour-de-france/froome-cleared-doping-free-race-tour-de-france_471238)

FLORENCE, Italy (VN) —...
08-06-17, 07:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,075
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I have been using my Garmin edge 305 since they...

I have been using my Garmin edge 305 since they first came out in 2005? It has worked well for me. I did have to have the battery replaced once but a worthwhile repair for the price.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,135
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I am still using a Garmin Edge 305, but hey it...

I am still using a Garmin Edge 305, but hey it still works and does what I need. Now those pedals...
07-06-17, 04:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,072
Posted By Bolo Grubb

the Paul and Phil version is the same as the TV...

the Paul and Phil version is the same as the TV channel NBC SN feed complete with commercials and covers much less of the race. The NBC Gold app allows you to watch on 2 devices at once. SO you...
07-02-17, 05:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,072
Posted By Bolo Grubb

ya I am bummed about it as Paul and Phil are the...

ya I am bummed about it as Paul and Phil are the voice of summer for me. I do like Matthew and Robbie though and love the non stop coverage.
06-27-17, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,991
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I am 6ft even and just bought a brand new Synapse...

I am 6ft even and just bought a brand new Synapse in 58. Feels great to me and I have done a few century rides on it. I also have a 30 year old Trek 720 that measure similar to a 56cm. It also...
04-24-17, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,283
Posted By Bolo Grubb

just a quick update. Thanks to...

just a quick update.

Thanks to fixyourgps.com I am still using my Edge 305 and it is working great
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,755
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I think it is a matter of personal preference. ...

I think it is a matter of personal preference.

I prefer Bibs.
12-05-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,283
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Well so far i am really happy with fixYourGPS.com...

Well so far i am really happy with fixYourGPS.com (http://www.fixyourgps.com/)

I mailed my Edge 305 to him on Monday Nov, 28th and got it back on Saturday the 3rd.

I have not had the chance...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I only use CO2 in limited situations. Group...

I only use CO2 in limited situations. Group rides and I don't want to hold people up or event rides where I am going for a personal best. And in both of those I use the pump to make sure I found...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-16, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By Bolo Grubb

looking for a new mini pump sugestion

in the past I have carried a topeak road morph and been happy with it.

But I have a new Carbon Fiber bike (Cannondale Synapse) and the shape of the down tube makes it difficult to fit the Road...
11-25-16, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I have an android phone. so cyclometer is out. ...

I have an android phone. so cyclometer is out.

I don';t want to have to enter a route, just the distance. This app is almost exactly what I am looking for, except it is only metric. I am just...
11-22-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By Bolo Grubb

Looking for a "estimated time to complete" app

I hope I can explain what it is I am looking for.

I want an app that can can estimate how long it will take for me to complete a ride or run based on my current average speed.

Example.
I enter...
10-12-16, 11:11 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,756
Posted By Bolo Grubb

https://www.geekdesk.com/ The Geek desk is what...

https://www.geekdesk.com/ The Geek desk is what I have for work. But the Varidesk works great for most existing desk and cubicle furniture. Both are nice and solid, don't move at all it the...
09-21-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By Bolo Grubb

The nice thing about the new sensors is that all...

The nice thing about the new sensors is that all hubs are nearly identical is shape/size. Where as chain stays can vary quite a bit is size and shape.

I had a difficult time with the longer chain...
09-14-16, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,485
Posted By Bolo Grubb

+1 on the cat ears, works well for me

+1 on the cat ears, works well for me
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