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01-03-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,515
Posted By Froomewannabe

Big fan of the following GCN bars. They are...

Big fan of the following GCN bars. They are excellent. You can use Karo in place of the Golden syrup or we were able to get Golden syrup on Amazon for reasonable, actually made my own golden syrup...
Forum: Touring
08-03-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Froomewannabe

This also looks like a possibility. Have good...

This also looks like a possibility. Have good things about the Katy Trail. Most other seemed more like a few days in a direction, but this might work from here, hub & spoke style.
Forum: Touring
07-25-20, 03:47 PM
Forum: Touring
07-23-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Froomewannabe

Recommendation for 3-4 day hub & spoke road tour w/in 500/650miles of Little Rock,AR?

Any ideas for 3-4 day hub & spoke road tour (one base location) within 500/650 miles of Little Rock, AR)? Not especially looking for tons of climbing as this is something to do with my wife who...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Froomewannabe

Yes that is what I'm wanting to do. Great...

Yes that is what I'm wanting to do. Great description, didn't know if there was a technical name for it. Also, not especially looking for tons of climbing as this is something with my wife who...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Froomewannabe

Any epic ideas for 3 to 4 day ride from one location?

Any ideas for multi-day road ride from one location (say within 500/650 miles of Little Rock, AR)? Not sure if I'm phrasing that right, but what I would like to do is stay in one hotel in one spot...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,410
Posted By Froomewannabe

I suspect your apple watch will to link to the...

I suspect your apple watch will to link to the power meter or some app that you can get on it will, not sure. I recently got a 4iii's single sided power meter and like seeing the data. I use a...
07-13-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,084
Posted By Froomewannabe

https://www.womansday.com/health-fitness/nutrition...

https://www.womansday.com/health-fitness/nutrition/a30/50-best-snacks-under-50-calories/
07-12-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,084
Posted By Froomewannabe

Most have been mentioned above, but mine include...

Most have been mentioned above, but mine include raw baby carrots, Oikos greek yogurt with strawberries(150 cal), apple, & orange.

Some others I didn't see.... pickled beets, Kroger orange...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Froomewannabe

Sounds awesome. I'm originally from WV and now...

Sounds awesome.
I'm originally from WV and now looking at this as a possible stop off this summer when I go visit my parents. I've got a gravel/cyclocross bike, but my wife doesn't do you think...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By Froomewannabe

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/09079f3e_7bfb_45eb_ab9d_c7a6345a8d40_cf1ac472a57b77f9a1b2ee6f1acfdc44f0f10019.jpeg
Installed today with maybe 1mm to spare.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Froomewannabe

Planned Saturday morning ride was rained out, so...

Planned Saturday morning ride was rained out, so 30 miles on the trainer going nowhere. However planning an early morning ride Sunday with wife and her cousin on Arkansas River Trail. Monday looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,451
Posted By Froomewannabe

I got my 105 4i left only power meter in the mail...

I got my 105 4i left only power meter in the mail yesterday. Hope it will fit and get it installed for an outside ride by the week-end.

I decided at my level this will work fine at $300. I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Froomewannabe

Memorial Day bike ride plans

Anyone have an epic Memorial day week-end ride planned? Wanting some inspiration;-)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By Froomewannabe

Thanks for the insight.. Mine is also the 5800...

Thanks for the insight.. Mine is also the 5800 series. From Shimano website I can use the 7000 as it is interchangeable. Good to know it worked for you on similar.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By Froomewannabe

4iii 105 R7000 left side crank pic with ruler

I've got a 2018 Trek Emonda SL5 size 58. Wanting to get the 4iii 105 R7000 175mm left side crank power meter. Its going to be a tight fit. I printed their sizing guide but it is close, anyone have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,872
Posted By Froomewannabe

I've got a Wahoo Kickr and not much noise. I...

I've got a Wahoo Kickr and not much noise. I would think you could be a good neighbor and still use most trainers on the market. The one thing I would suggest is getting earphones/headphones if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By Froomewannabe

Suggest you watch or listen to Trainerroad...

Suggest you watch or listen to Trainerroad YouTube or podcast. Very informative and free. They also have Trainerroad app/software that runs 20 month. I plan to try it once my Zwift subscription runs...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,922
Views: 800,015
Posted By Froomewannabe

it is the real brand. US seller.

it is the real brand. US seller.
Forum: Touring
02-02-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Froomewannabe

enjoyed the video. Thanks for putting it...

enjoyed the video. Thanks for putting it together.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,855
Posted By Froomewannabe

i would say use your gym money and buy a smart...

i would say use your gym money and buy a smart trainer. Last year rode down to 32F. Told my wife not to ever let me go below 32. I bought a smart trainer this summer. I haven't been out below 50...
Forum: Touring
01-17-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,492
Posted By Froomewannabe

Awesome Ride & Super cool video! Makes me want...

Awesome Ride & Super cool video! Makes me want to start doing trip rides like this.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,922
Views: 800,015
Posted By Froomewannabe

Also grabbed one of these Castelli vest a while...

Also grabbed one of these Castelli vest a while back, really like the versatility/use. Have worn it several times. It has zipped slits in the back so you can reach your pockets in back of your...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,922
Views: 800,015
Posted By Froomewannabe

Got a good deal on a new helmet, Lazer Tonic. ...

Got a good deal on a new helmet, Lazer Tonic. https://www.ebay.com/c/1066395318

Not ridden with it on, but like the look, fit and feel of it.
01-04-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,940
Posted By Froomewannabe

I’ve got the Kuat Transfer 2 and like it a lot....

I’ve got the Kuat Transfer 2 and like it a lot. You may want to look at the Kuat Transfer 3.
11-23-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 28,852
Posted By Froomewannabe

May want to check out this video by GCN on Alpe...

May want to check out this video by GCN on Alpe du Zwift vs Alp d'Huez very similar results.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaoqPzDtRbs
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,671
Posted By Froomewannabe

The Walton Family Foundation has really given...

The Walton Family Foundation has really given bicycling in Arkansas a major lift.

Northwest Arkansas Puts 4 Cities in Top 25 for Bike Excellence ? Northwest Arkansas Council...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Froomewannabe

anyone have any experience with this helmet?

anyone have any experience with this helmet?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Froomewannabe

LazerTonic

Looking at the Lazer Tonic helmet online. None of the shops nearby carry it. Seem to s be fairly light for the money. Anyone have experience with it/comments? I assume it will protect your head,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By Froomewannabe

I also rode the BDB yesterday. Did the 100 mile...

I also rode the BDB yesterday. Did the 100 mile route, my first century. Last year the BDB was my inaugural bike event and did the 68. Little Rock is fortunate to have some nice trails/roads to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,313
Posted By Froomewannabe

I joined a club this year, RevRock. My second...

I joined a club this year, RevRock. My second year in cycling and have really enjoyed it. I think has made me a better cyclist and has helped me improve. The folks are friendly and really helpful....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 916
Posted By Froomewannabe

75 mile group group ride Saturday, followed by 22...

75 mile group group ride Saturday, followed by 22 miles with my wife today. Planning on taking advantage of Labor day here in Little Rock, AR and doing 50 mile ride with some friends tomorrow.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,036
Posted By Froomewannabe

I've got a 2018 Emonda SL5. Really enjoy it. ...

I've got a 2018 Emonda SL5. Really enjoy it. Found it on Ebay for around $1,300 w/pedals and saddle bag kit, which was really nice since I was fairly new to cycling. Huge upgrade to my 72 Schwinn...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By Froomewannabe

I found a used Blue Norcross for $400 on Facebook...

I found a used Blue Norcross for $400 on Facebook and bought it last night. I'm excited. I think it will be a nice trainer bike and get to see if I like gravel experience. Possibly will do some...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By Froomewannabe

under $700

under $700
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By Froomewannabe

cheap gravel/trainer bike suggestion

I recently purchased a smart trainer. Would like to get a cheap gravel bike that I could leave on the trainer most of the time, but also then have for some trail riding, like rails to trails type...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Froomewannabe

thank you! I had created a ergdb account and...

thank you! I had created a ergdb account and looks like I could do what you suggested from their account, similarly to what Training Peaks. I really appreciate the info.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Froomewannabe

Good one week solution. I would like a two month...

Good one week solution. I would like a two month solution.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Froomewannabe

Smart Trainer - Free App Suggestions?

Recently purchased a Wahoo Kickr and planning to get Zwift in the the winter, but don't want to pay the subscription for only once a week. Do any of you have suggestions for free Iphone Apps to do...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,687
Posted By Froomewannabe

My thought would be buy an upgraded bike if I...

My thought would be buy an upgraded bike if I could/want to afford it and keep your current one to have on the trainer. All those upgrades will add up fairly quick and often you can get those...
08-04-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,823
Posted By Froomewannabe

Just got done watching Froome’s interview/tweet...

Just got done watching Froome’s interview/tweet post crash and I definitely wouldn’t count him out for 2020. Of course all the pro cyclist are phenomenal, but he does seem to be a very focused...
07-28-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,823
Posted By Froomewannabe

Next year - Froome, Thomas, Bernal - Who is Team Ineos leader(s)?

Next year - if Froome, Thomas, Bernal race the TDF- Who is Team Ineos leader(s)?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,560
Posted By Froomewannabe

Spend the money on the bike. You can always...

Spend the money on the bike. You can always purchase clipless pedals down the road.

Also, you can watch the GCN video as another mentioned. I would agree they don't provide additional power...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,552
Posted By Froomewannabe

In high school I was at the '90 Nat'l FFA...

In high school I was at the '90 Nat'l FFA convention in Kansas City when I was asking and looking for a water fountain and I recall some girls trying to figure out why I wanted a big "water...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By Froomewannabe

57.0 mile big group ride Sat 8 am start time,...

57.0 mile big group ride
Sat 8 am start time, 72 deg at start, 85 at finish
19.5 mph avg, fairly easy in the back where I was
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,022
Posted By Froomewannabe

The Bontrager sun sleeves I have contain mesh on...

The Bontrager sun sleeves I have contain mesh on the underarm wrist which seem to allow additional cooling and are my favorite set.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,372,548
Posted By Froomewannabe

Picked up 2017 Kickr smart trainer. No more...

Picked up 2017 Kickr smart trainer. No more excuses🤔

https://www.wahoofitness.com/devices/wahoo-kickr-powertrainer-2017
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By Froomewannabe

I’ve got a Trek Emonda SL 5 which is 105 and love...

I’ve got a Trek Emonda SL 5 which is 105 and love it. It is really my first modern road bike as all I had as prior bike was a ‘72 Schwinn and a friend let me use his Specialized Roubaix for a while,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,922
Views: 800,015
Posted By Froomewannabe

Just picked up a 2017 Wahoo Kickr for $200 off. ...

Just picked up a 2017 Wahoo Kickr for $200 off. I’m done riding in freezing temps when they come around next winter.
https://www.wahoofitness.com/devices/wahoo-kickr-powertrainer-2017
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-18, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Froomewannabe

Big Dam Bridge 100 - Little Rock, AR - I did the...

Big Dam Bridge 100 - Little Rock, AR - I did the 68 mile route, which is my longest ride to date. Great temps and had a blast drafting off of better riders for the majority of the time. Over 3,000...
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