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    ABOUT ME

  • Retired Paramedic and Reserve Deputy Sheriff, Retired Software Developer
  • Cycling, computers, travel
  • Retired
  • 33592
  • Tampa
  • Florida

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: New chain on 01-24-2017 at 01:33 AM
    The lube that comes on a new chain generally last me a week before I have to clean and oil the
    chain. I use Simple Green in a Park Tool chain scrubber to degrease it, rinse with water from a
    water bot...

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 01-22-2017 at 02:13 PM
    Now that you know you can do those "flat hills"....don't let 40-50 hold ya back. :D:D:D:cool:
    But seriously...great ride for both ya!Today's wind chart. The weather head is located about 3
    miles from ...

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 01-21-2017 at 08:46 PM
    I had a serious attack of dementia this morning. I apparently forgot how bad the winds were
    yesterday and knowing today's winds were stronger, I decided to go out and do a 48 mile ride.
    [emoji15] The ...

  • Posted in thread: I was just thinking... on 01-20-2017 at 10:30 PM
    With the auto industry bringing more work back to the U.S. and investing billions in American
    factories rather than pay hefty re-entry taxes per vehicle, I wonder if we'll see the same with
    the bicycl...

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 01-20-2017 at 10:01 PM
    Had a good 40 mile ride this morning. Just me and the @(/!+%# wind. According to the weather
    guys, the wind for Sunday and Monday is suppose to get up to 40-50 mph. Not sure I want to ride
    in that.

  • Posted in thread: Garmin, Wahoo opinion on 01-20-2017 at 09:55 PM
    Garmin has been one of if not THE best company I have used for customer service/repair issues
    in any industry. .....I have had excellent service with Wahoo as well. The first RFLKT+ I
    bought was going...

  • Posted in thread: Garmin, Wahoo opinion on 01-20-2017 at 12:27 PM
    I may have weirded....no WORDED that wrong. I want to ween myself from using my smart phone as
    the primary. I would much rather rely on the Garmin 510, which is reliable, like you stated.
    (I'm thinkin...

  • Posted in thread: Garmin, Wahoo opinion on 01-19-2017 at 09:02 PM
    Can't say from personal experience with either of those units but there has been an ongoing
    debate on another forum about the differences between a Garmin, in general, and the Elemnt. The
    debate was p...

  • Posted in thread: Climbing position on 01-19-2017 at 08:47 PM
    I thought in Florida you if you rode through a parking lot that had a series of speed bumps you
    would call that hill repeats. :DOK! So you're close. :D

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 01-19-2017 at 08:39 PM
    Not a Whizzer motor but similar. Just found out today I can't get it registered to put a plate
    on it because it has to have Brake Light, turn signals, Horn. Just going to ride it
    occasionally and hope...

CYCLE REGISTRY ENTRIES:
  • Colnago Ace
    Colnago Ace
  • 2011 Performer JC-70
    2011 Performer JC-70
  • Giant Defy 2
    Giant Defy 2
  • 2010 Giant Cypress
    2010 Giant Cypress
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