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Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,656
Posted By bbbean

I use or have used all of the other apps listed,...

I use or have used all of the other apps listed, and there's a bit of an apples to bananas comparison there. Strava provides logging, analysis, and a robust social environment. The other apps provide...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,822
Posted By bbbean

I was in such awe of your eloquent argument that...

I was in such awe of your eloquent argument that I was stupefied, so I opted to simply reply in the tone and spirit of your own post. Sorry if you didn't appreciate it.

Have a great day.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,822
Posted By bbbean

thatís an absurd reply. Do better.

thatís an absurd reply. Do better.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,822
Posted By bbbean

Yes it is. Yes I did.

Yes it is.



Yes I did.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,822
Posted By bbbean

If Google decided to charge, I could make a...

If Google decided to charge, I could make a reasoned decision as to whether the price being asked was worth the service being offered. There's certainly no reasonable reason to expect them to provide...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,822
Posted By bbbean

Straw man argument. You don't like Strava. I get...

Straw man argument. You don't like Strava. I get it. Since you don't like Strava, why do you care enough to post complaints about Strava here (which is social media, FWIW)? There are dozens of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,822
Posted By bbbean

Glad we agree on the basic premise. I have no...

Glad we agree on the basic premise. I have no problem with people who say it isn't worth $X/month. We all make similar calculations about everything we buy (or don't). I have a problem with the folks...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,822
Posted By bbbean

If Strava was such a crappy product why were so...

If Strava was such a crappy product why were so many people using it, and why are people upset that they want to charge for certain features?

There's a restaurant in my town that serves crappy...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,822
Posted By bbbean

EXACTLY. How much do people pay for cable? For...

EXACTLY. How much do people pay for cable? For Netflix? To join clubs or subscribe to magazines?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,822
Posted By bbbean

Programmers have to eat, servers cost money,...

Programmers have to eat, servers cost money, graphic design, tech support, legal, etc all cost money. If you don't like the product, don't use it. That's fine. But I'm not sure why you think the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,822
Posted By bbbean

I have paid since I started using it. I want the...

I have paid since I started using it. I want the service to exist and want to do my part to support it. Who wants to be a freeloader?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By bbbean

Some shops have loaner Fiziks so you can try a...

Some shops have loaner Fiziks so you can try a saddle for a few days or even weeks to see how it does. As far as the cutout goes, if you ever finish a ride feeling like a Ken doll (that is to say,...
05-01-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By bbbean

Settings sometimes change mysteriously. Things...

Settings sometimes change mysteriously. Things happen you're not aware of. Since you're having a problem, SOMETHING happened, whether it was an accident, electronic corruption, fatigued components,...
04-27-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,651
Posted By bbbean

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

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04-26-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,561
Posted By bbbean

Simple answer - it's not a money making...

Simple answer - it's not a money making proposition for the owner.

More complicated answer - some LBSs do, but making it work is dependent on a wide variety of factors including local market,...
04-23-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By bbbean

"Shouldn't" and "don't" are two different words....

"Shouldn't" and "don't" are two different words. Very easy to check and adjust.

BB
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,742
Posted By bbbean

Honestly, it rivaled Covid-19 for the way it...

Honestly, it rivaled Covid-19 for the way it ravaged entire communities.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,742
Posted By bbbean

I have no reason to doubt that your story is...

I have no reason to doubt that your story is true, but the "happened to a lot of people" and "not become a big hit" make this a misinformed statement. Speedplay Zeros are one of the two or three...
04-23-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,827
Posted By bbbean

As a D collegiate racer, your primary focus...

As a D collegiate racer, your primary focus should be on developing technique, strategy, and instincts. You already have a nice bike. A nicer bike would help, but a season of racing under your belt...
04-23-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,651
Posted By bbbean

Yes. In point of fact, it makes the same...

Yes. In point of fact, it makes the same difference regardless of whether the rest of the rider and bike are as aero as can be. Further, many riders who aren't attempting world records do put a great...
04-23-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By bbbean

If microadjustments using Di2 don't resolve the...

If microadjustments using Di2 don't resolve the problem, my money is on set screw.
BB
04-23-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By bbbean

If microadjustments using Di2 don't resolve the...

If microadjustments using Di2 don't resolve the problem, my money is on set screw.
BB
04-22-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,769
Posted By bbbean

It has the potential to do both, but the PRIMARY...

It has the potential to do both, but the PRIMARY benefit to flattening the curve is that we don't overwhelm medical resources, or lose a huge percentage of the workforce at once. That's not a "just",...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,953
Posted By bbbean

From your post: "for what? to go .2 mph...

From your post:
"for what?
to go .2 mph faster?"

BB
Forum: Introductions
04-21-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 154
Posted By bbbean

Welcome. STL is a great city for cycling.

Welcome. STL is a great city for cycling.
04-21-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,769
Posted By bbbean

THIS! I have sympathy for urban folks who've lost...

THIS! I have sympathy for urban folks who've lost their jobs and are literally trapped inside, but for huge swaths of the country, we're still working (albeit with huge constraints), and that daily...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By bbbean

High pressure leak. You can't inflate it to the...

High pressure leak. You can't inflate it to the 70-120 psi you need to get a leak outside the tire. If you know where the puncture occurred, you can usually find the spot under a good light (might...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,953
Posted By bbbean

Question asked and answered.

Question asked and answered.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,953
Posted By bbbean

I'm 5000 miles or so (put them on after the road...

I'm 5000 miles or so (put them on after the road season ended last fall) into my first experiment with road tubeless. My Q&D observations:
1) They aren't a panacea. Many things that give you flats...
Forum: Foo
04-16-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 838
Posted By bbbean

Weird. A retail giant in business for decades on...

Weird. A retail giant in business for decades on multiple continents didn't do something the way a random shopper thinks would have made sense. Just bizarre.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,606
Posted By bbbean

For him, 200w is soft pedaling.

For him, 200w is soft pedaling.
04-15-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,156
Posted By bbbean

I'm not sure that "webehigh.com" is going to be...

I'm not sure that "webehigh.com" is going to be the gold standard for objective information and perspective.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By bbbean

Thanks for your suggestion. I have a rail mount....

Thanks for your suggestion. I have a rail mount. I would prefer a seat post mount.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By bbbean

Thats not what I need.

Thats not what I need.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By bbbean

GoPro mount for aero seat post.

Iíve searched and searched and canít seem to find a good GoPro mount for an aero seat post. Surely I canít be the only guy who wants a rear facing camera for his race bike. Suggestions?
04-08-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By bbbean

Thank you!

Thank you!
04-08-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By bbbean

Thank you!

Thank you!
03-31-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By bbbean

People aren't taking it seriously and are...

People aren't taking it seriously and are crowding parks and trails to the point that they aren't safe. This isn't Gov't vs people, it's a species wide effort to survive a virus.Brain science it...
03-31-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By bbbean

Gov't agencies, private companies, sports...

Gov't agencies, private companies, sports organizations, festivals, etc. across the country are cancelling events through mid late May already.The safe bet is to punt entirely, or put it on hold til...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,314
Posted By bbbean

Exactly. We have the same information showing he...

Exactly. We have the same information showing he hasn't. Therefore, there is no evidence either way. I'm not making any assumptions, but simply evaluating the question on its own merits.



Quite...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,314
Posted By bbbean

I keep repeating that because we don't know. I...

I keep repeating that because we don't know. I also don't know what his training regimen is, what his diet is, what altitude he trains at, etc. Making assumptions about those things and treating my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,314
Posted By bbbean

From my first post n the thread: "Yes. Does it...

From my first post n the thread: "Yes. Does it make a difference? Depends. If you're a contender for the hour record or time trialling at the Olympics, the fraction of a watt difference could be an...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By bbbean

Bouldering, skydiving, and playing rugby were key...

Bouldering, skydiving, and playing rugby were key for me. Hips and shoulders are great for absorbing energy. When I went skydiving, we actually spent time practicing falling off a 3' platform and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By bbbean

As a general rule, you want to avoid putting your...

As a general rule, you want to avoid putting your hands out. That's a good way to beat up your hands and transmit energy straight to your collar bone.

If you can, much better to pull your body...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,314
Posted By bbbean

How do we know he hasn't already done all those...

How do we know he hasn't already done all those things?

Not to belabor the point, but everyone who rides on tubes will eventually be faced with the choice of whether to replace a tube or patch it....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,314
Posted By bbbean

I get it. You're not a curious guy. You are...

I get it. You're not a curious guy. You are pretty sure you already know what matters and what doesn't, and you're comfortable prescribing those things for other people. Your objections are noted.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,314
Posted By bbbean

Check your assumptions. How do you know what the...

Check your assumptions. How do you know what the OP has or hasn't done? For all we know, the OP is getting ready to attempt the hour record and has done all those things. All we know for sure is that...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,463
Posted By bbbean

Mo data mo betta.

Mo data mo betta.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,314
Posted By bbbean

Nothing at all bizarre about being curious and...

Nothing at all bizarre about being curious and trying to learn. Curiosity is a good thing, as is striving for improved performance.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,314
Posted By bbbean

EXACTLY. Hence the OP's question.

EXACTLY. Hence the OP's question.
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