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Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,784
Posted By sean.hwy

This is backwards right? On my gravel bike under...

This is backwards right? On my gravel bike under 80 the flat pedals are fine. When I go over a 100 my feet start to come off the pedals. My road bike I have assimo power pedals so always clipped in....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By sean.hwy

How many sets of tires did you use to get 28k...

How many sets of tires did you use to get 28k miles?
08-01-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By sean.hwy

I love my power meter pedals ...

I love my power meter pedals
https://cycling.favero.com/shop/dual-sided-powermeter-assioma-duo
07-27-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By sean.hwy

Thank you

Thank you
07-27-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By sean.hwy

following. I was in a motorcycle accident...

following.

I was in a motorcycle accident 2016. Knee surgery both knees oct 2017. I did lots of PT/yoga/exercise. I can hike 15 miles. Up hill I pretty fast. Down hill I am slower than fat out of...
07-27-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By sean.hwy

Can you recommend a good fitter? I see we live...

Can you recommend a good fitter? I see we live close by.
07-22-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 924
Posted By sean.hwy

I can tell over commuting ( with lights ) there...

I can tell over commuting ( with lights ) there is very very little difference in time. Since xmas 2019 I have bought three bikes. xmas 2019 redux 2 commute bike with 47 road tire ( not a typo )....
07-22-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,292
Posted By sean.hwy

I waited the 4th of july sale at REI. Turns out I...

I waited the 4th of july sale at REI. Turns out I waited for nothing it was not on sale.

I signed up for the REI credit card and got a $100 gift card. I thought that was good enough discount. I...
07-18-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,458
Posted By sean.hwy

Have you picked a bike or narrowed it down some?

Have you picked a bike or narrowed it down some?
Forum: Introductions
07-18-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By sean.hwy

Welcome back

Welcome back
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By sean.hwy

Congrats!! I have done about 3k miles since...

Congrats!!

I have done about 3k miles since march and I still have not done a century. I need to start looking at some routes.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By sean.hwy

ha-ha Wish this forum was like facebook with...

ha-ha

Wish this forum was like facebook with different kinds of likes.
07-16-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By sean.hwy

Yeah me too. I guess what the Hllll is an an...

Yeah me too. I guess what the Hllll is an an "amateur" ? I took that as just your weekend fit guy. So that's that level I have been trying to get at. From the typical fast riders I see on strava ( I...
07-16-20, 01:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,087
Posted By sean.hwy

Kuat Sherpa 2.0 Hitch Mountlove mine ...

Kuat Sherpa 2.0 Hitch Mountlove mine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trjjKXoJzzE
07-15-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By sean.hwy

I don't know how useful or accurate the VO2 Max...

I don't know how useful or accurate the VO2 Max is.

My goal 3W/kg for an hour. I am sooooooo far away from that number. I started cycling in march but I "thought" I was physical fit. I have been...
07-15-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By sean.hwy

51

51
07-15-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By sean.hwy

Heart rate monitor and power meter. ...

Heart rate monitor and power meter.

https://www8.garmin.com/manuals/webhelp/fenix5/EN-US/GUID-3E971364-A756-4057-B22D-C41250B2A82B.html
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By sean.hwy

It's a lot easier to say no dog allowed in the...

It's a lot easier to say no dog allowed in the park than to say "only good well behaved dogs allowed".

You have to get a lot of things right when swapping to 650b wheels. As others have said if...
07-15-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,458
Posted By sean.hwy

Speed on flats is more a function of total watts....

Speed on flats is more a function of total watts. So large big guy could be faster than a very fit lady on the flats. Up hill is different, that's about power to weight ratio.
07-02-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By sean.hwy

I thought it was to help dampen vibrations.

I thought it was to help dampen vibrations.
07-01-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,289
Posted By sean.hwy

Is it really that magical ? How do you fix a...

Is it really that magical ? How do you fix a flat on the side of the road? I must have changed at least four to six flats this year. Granted a few of them where for my female friend.

I am really...
07-01-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By sean.hwy

@Iride01...

@Iride01 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/iride01-466379.html) thank you
07-01-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By sean.hwy

( noob here started in march have about 2700...

( noob here started in march have about 2700 miles, longest ride 40/50 miles )

" sit bones and tail bones " what ? What is the difference? I am still just biking in fitnesses shorts ( not bike...
07-01-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,737
Posted By sean.hwy

Did you notice much of difference on your longer...

Did you notice much of difference on your longer rides ( 3+ hours etc.. ) ?
07-01-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,737
Posted By sean.hwy

from this I should be using 165mm instead of the...

from this I should be using 165mm instead of the 175 that came on both my bikes ( gravel and road ).


...
06-30-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 708
Posted By sean.hwy

When I first bought my road bike with 23 tires I...

When I first bought my road bike with 23 tires I got a flat within two weeks. I am 150lbs and was running around 80psi. Lot's of people prediccated I got a pinch flat ( two snake bites ). Sure enough...
06-30-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By sean.hwy

https://www.yelp.com/biz/mikes-bikes-of-palo-alto-...

https://www.yelp.com/biz/mikes-bikes-of-palo-alto-palo-alto-2
06-30-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By sean.hwy

Lot's of people seem to use Mike's bike in palo...

Lot's of people seem to use Mike's bike in palo atlo.


have you thought about using https://cycling.favero.com/assioma power pedals so you can just do the swap yourself and it's easy to transfer...
06-26-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By sean.hwy

This year I just purchased two cannondale. I just...

This year I just purchased two cannondale. I just looked up their warranty. I need to

https://www.cannondale.com/en-us/warranty


thank you!!
06-26-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By sean.hwy

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/warranty ...

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/warranty

(https://www.specialized.com/us/en/warranty)

I did not know that. Thank you.
06-26-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By sean.hwy

I am hiker and just started biking. My previous...

I am hiker and just started biking. My previous garmin watch battery died around 8 or 10 hours when I hiked half dome. So I went with the fenix 5 which supposedly has great
battery in gps mode.

...
06-23-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,548
Posted By sean.hwy

I carry both but I have only ever used the pump. ...

I carry both but I have only ever used the pump.

LEZYNE Sport Drive HV Bicycle Hand Pump, High Volume 90psi, Presta & Schrader Bike Pump...
06-23-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,427
Posted By sean.hwy

My friends scott gravel bike will except 28mm. If...

My friends scott gravel bike will except 28mm. If his goal is to have a higher top end speed I would think the 28 would be faster than the 32.

He of course needs to confirm what tires will fit on...
06-23-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By sean.hwy

Love it! Kuat Sherpa 2.0 ...

Love it!

Kuat Sherpa 2.0
https://www.rei.com/product/109437/kuat-sherpa-20-2-bike-hitch-rack
06-23-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,427
Posted By sean.hwy

You have GRAVEL tires. I own two bikes. Gravel...

You have GRAVEL tires. I own two bikes. Gravel bike with gravel tire @ 40mm and road bike with 28mm road tires. On a sprint, in town with traffic lights, etc. the times are almost the same. On the...
06-17-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,445
Posted By sean.hwy

How Accurate Is STRAVA Power? (Calculated Power...

How Accurate Is STRAVA Power? (Calculated Power VS ACTUAL Power Comparison)

rough cliff note:
strava close when using steady power
strava shows way too much power when you sprint
06-16-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,900
Posted By sean.hwy

Guess it's just me. I hate them. I said out loud...

Guess it's just me. I hate them. I said out loud so there!!!
If you are not going to do the work then just get electric moped, motorcycle, etc.. I think it's kind of lame since they just made the...
06-16-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By sean.hwy

Thanks for your input. The bike is way past...

Thanks for your input.

The bike is way past warranty. It is from 2014. From looking online the bike is probably only worth 300 to 400. If I get get it fixed for $50 to $100 it would be worth it...
06-15-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By sean.hwy

Thule 982Xt Frame...

Thule 982Xt Frame Adapterhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004KZS5GW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
06-15-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By sean.hwy

I purchased this pump and have had used it...

I purchased this pump and have had used it several times the
last few months. Works great. I can't speak about long term.

LEZYNE Sport Drive HV Bicycle Hand Pump...
06-15-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By sean.hwy

BayArea repair aluminum frame

My friend's aluminum frame ( 2014 Specialized Dolce ) has a hairline crack near the rear wheel.

I don’t think the components are good enough to salvage to buy a newer frame.

I am looking for...
06-12-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By sean.hwy

I have the duo. Paired with my garmin fenix 5...

I have the duo. Paired with my garmin fenix 5 watch no problem.
06-12-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By sean.hwy

Thanks. I will just swap out my pads and call it...

Thanks. I will just swap out my pads and call it day then.

Where do you buy those pads?
06-12-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By sean.hwy

I have experienced zero brake fade. Both bikes...

I have experienced zero brake fade. Both bikes have 700 wheels. Road bike has 28mm tires. Gravel bike has 38mm ( I think ).

I have no problems stopping currently on the hills I have been on. I am...
06-12-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By sean.hwy

when do you need better pads & 180 brakes?

My gravel bike and road bike both have 160 brakes. The are great on flats. I started doing hill on both bikes and now I am little concerned about when I need to upgrade the pads
and go to a larger...
06-12-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By sean.hwy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UPwGZLYXpQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UPwGZLYXpQ

I would probably go with 360 camera on my helmet.
06-09-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,955
Posted By sean.hwy

I have ordered a few bells. Hopefully they are...

I have ordered a few bells. Hopefully they are loud enough that in a group ride while riding single file at 20mph+ I can ring it several times to let my friends in front know there is car coming up...
06-09-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,526
Posted By sean.hwy

What kind of bike do you have? I have a...

What kind of bike do you have?

I have a carbon fiber road with 23 mm tires and steep head angle where my feet will touch the tires when turning if at the 3 and 9 position. I find this bike twitchy...
06-07-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By sean.hwy

I have always wonder if a football helmet would...

I have always wonder if a football helmet would work. Lots of different kinds of face protection to chose from while allowing air to not fog up.
06-07-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By sean.hwy

SJPD Searching for Suspect in Fatal Cycling Hit-and-Run Guadalupe River Trail

https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/sjpd-searching-for-suspect-in-fatal-cycling-hit-and-run/2304146/?_osource=SocialFlowFB_BAYBrand&fbclid=IwAR0oiRJbfpJAl8k217bqSUOwtj8n7K5Jj5l9MRFj_KNqVYN8G6ooB-33U...
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