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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By Iride01

Do they need to be cycling specific? When I was a...

Do they need to be cycling specific? When I was a little kid I could ride all day long till called home for supper and never had a sore butt. I wasn't wearing anything remotely considered cycling...
07-04-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 207
Posted By Iride01

Not certain why my comments were important to...

Not certain why my comments were important to your comments. But I don't think anyone here has said don't use lights.

The only thing being tossed about in comments that are outside what the OP...
07-03-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 358
Posted By Iride01

I don't shy away from the high temps. A bottle...

I don't shy away from the high temps. A bottle just doesn't get me as far as when temps are lower. I take it somewhat easier, but not so easy that I'd be out in those temps longer than needed. Also,...
07-03-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 207
Posted By Iride01

I tend to agree with Joe Bikerider I have...

I tend to agree with Joe Bikerider

I have been using my lights during daytime riding for the last four or five years. Not the super bright lights, but some small Bontrager Flares that I think are...
07-03-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By Iride01

Right up until it bursts. I wouldn't worry about...

Right up until it bursts. I wouldn't worry about 2 psi a day. Although that is a little higher than what I'd consider normal. You check your tires before every ride don't you? I normally expect to...
07-03-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 301
Posted By Iride01

When your chain comes off on the right side of...

When your chain comes off on the right side of the big ring, all you have to do is keep pedaling lightly and shift the rear DR to one of your lower gears. There is, or usually is a post between the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Iride01

Should be a way to pair you watches HR with the...

Should be a way to pair you watches HR with the Wahoo. Then all your data will be in the same file going to strava or anywhere else you want it to go. If you can't sync the watch directly to the...
07-02-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By Iride01

Newbies don't get full privileges right away. ...

Newbies don't get full privileges right away. It's like that at many forums.
07-02-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,521
Posted By Iride01

Don't know about where it states anything. ...

Don't know about where it states anything.

But like many other forums, new users aren't typically allowed to post pics. However just upload your pic to a hosting site and write the URL in the...
07-02-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By Iride01

The notches on it messed up? ...

The notches on it messed up?

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/si/SI-BB95C-000-00-ENG.pdf

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-BB-M950-1599B.pdf
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By Iride01

Okay. Still the same advice. With all my...

Okay. Still the same advice.

With all my injuries that might affect my riding and other things I do, I talk to the doctors and tell them my concerns. I don't like pre-supposing what might be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By Iride01

You trust us more than the opinion of doctors? I...

You trust us more than the opinion of doctors? I would have asked the first doctor to be sure to refer me to someone with sports related experience too. For certain be up front and tell the new...
07-02-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By Iride01

You know the right side turns opposite the left...

You know the right side turns opposite the left side don't you? Right side loosens by turning clockwise.
07-02-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Iride01

Just ride. Then ride some more. Maybe I'm an...

Just ride. Then ride some more. Maybe I'm an exception and just recover well. Seldom have I done anything special after a ride except maybe ride slower for a half hour or so.

Since I do ride in...
07-02-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Iride01

Get a inexpensive bike that is the right size for...

Get a inexpensive bike that is the right size for cheap. Go over it with a fine tooth comb and make sure it's properly put together. For a beater bike at college with short commutes, that's all...
07-02-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By Iride01

Aren't the 2x and 3x front DR's a different...

Aren't the 2x and 3x front DR's a different sub-model number? I didn't think the difference was only in the front shift levers. But I've never really been concerned since I've never had a 3x.
07-02-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By Iride01

Then don't get too bogged down in the moments...

Then don't get too bogged down in the moments your device isn't giving good data. I use a Garmin Edge 500 with HR chest strap and speed and cadence sensors to capture all my ride data. I save all my...
07-02-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By Iride01

Maybe you need to get an ICD if you have a...

Maybe you need to get an ICD if you have a medical condition that needs constant monitoring for medical reasons. They doctors put a monitor in me. They last about three years and the reports go to...
07-02-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By Iride01

Generally...... if you bonk, you just rode too...

Generally...... if you bonk, you just rode too hard a pace for the distance you were going. Were you trying to keep up with others? 60 mile ride for me will be four 24 oz bottles maybe five, with...
07-02-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By Iride01

A chest strap connected via ant+ or bluetooth to...

A chest strap connected via ant+ or bluetooth to a device of some sort will typically be your most accurate for recreational purposes to get your HR. However with any, some people just have issues....
07-02-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Iride01

Looks like some of the tread coming off the...

Looks like some of the tread coming off the casing, possibly from poor vulcanizing, but just as well could be accidental circumstance. If this is new tire then maybe ask the tire manufacturer about...
07-01-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By Iride01

Tail bone is your cocyx. Sit bones are the...

Tail bone is your cocyx. Sit bones are the ischial tuberosity. Google them. Some of the pics are a little confusing because they don't identify whether looking from behind or from the front. This pic...
07-01-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By Iride01

When I had similar issues going from low to high...

When I had similar issues going from low to high on the back, it was because of too much binding on the cables in various places and the DR couldn't move quick enough so I'd give it a little more...
07-01-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Iride01

Amusing relationships abound everywhere. Doesn't...

Amusing relationships abound everywhere. Doesn't make them important. To me this is just like 3 out of every 4 people in the world make up 75 percent of the population. Or that 100 percent of those...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,246
Posted By Iride01

Be sure your seat isn't too high or too low. Too...

Be sure your seat isn't too high or too low. Too high, and I think you feel it behind the knee. Too low and I think you'll feel it in the knee. But I may have that backwards or sideways.

And of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By Iride01

Yes you are likely correct. Regardless, I still...

Yes you are likely correct. Regardless, I still recommend that no bike be rejected solely based on the segment it's marketed toward.

It is okay to reject them on looks. TT bikes to me are just...
07-01-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 301
Posted By Iride01

Are you also coasting prior to shifting? I...

Are you also coasting prior to shifting? I actually had a problem on my Raleigh going from the small front to the big ring. It wasn't all the time, but I noticed that it did happen after a period...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Iride01

Makes sense only if you have to have another...

Makes sense only if you have to have another wheel and this wheel and hub will be taking up space.

Just because you aren't planning on training or training by power, doesn't mean you won't be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Iride01

It has a usb port doesn't it? Plug it in to your...

It has a usb port doesn't it? Plug it in to your computer and use your file explorer to go to the /GARMIN/ACTIVITIES or maybe /GARMIN/ACTIVITY folder and copy all those rides, if they are still...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By Iride01

Don't rule out bikes based on the marketing...

Don't rule out bikes based on the marketing terms. Try them on before you reject them. When you get a new bike, it'll have so many spacers under the stem that it will be outside anything I'd call an...
07-01-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Iride01

Yes, reach adjustments do take precedent over any...

Yes, reach adjustments do take precedent over any consideration for where your knee is over the pedal, IMO. Where your knee is over the pedal just has no bearing on anything.

So I know it makes...
07-01-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't pin my hopes on one continuous route...

I wouldn't pin my hopes on one continuous route for multiple days. I'd break it up into smaller segments.

Actually I wouldn't put a route on my device at all. I'd just study the map before hand...
07-01-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By Iride01

Aluminum rims, brass nipples, Stainless steel...

Aluminum rims, brass nipples, Stainless steel spokes, fairly clean and uncontaminated water, I don't worry about it. Even with my old steel rims I never worried about it. Just brushed the corrosion...
06-30-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By Iride01

You might squeak in a little cheaper by DIY'ing...

You might squeak in a little cheaper by DIY'ing an older bike to new components, but likely you'll break even. Especially if you have to buy new wheels, handlebars, saddles and other stuff along with...
06-30-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,482
Posted By Iride01

Not quite everything. I don't think it includes a...

Not quite everything. I don't think it includes a work stand! But I guess you might have covered that with the

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 841
Posted By Iride01

So with new tech coming on the market, you won't...

So with new tech coming on the market, you won't buy anything till it's determined to be a good idea. Hmmm.... you must have a lot of dated things. Hard to find any expanding market that doesn't have...
06-30-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By Iride01

It done on purpose so the conspiracy theory crowd...

It done on purpose so the conspiracy theory crowd will have something to do!

Maybe it would be better to have a measurement system based on brake reach. So this will become 1 br.

So now my 56...
06-30-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Iride01

It the chain laying fully on the pulley wheels? ...

It the chain laying fully on the pulley wheels? You didn't get the chain on the wrong side of the little keeper tab that is on many pully wheel cages did you?
06-30-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't change the crankset. At least not...

I wouldn't change the crankset. At least not right now. An 11 speed chain is the same width internally as a 9 speed chain. The only thing you might see when you change to 11 speed rear and 11...
06-30-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By Iride01

You could just commit to riding two or three...

You could just commit to riding two or three hundred miles a week and you'll probably need the new tires before Fall or at least before Winter. Then proper storage won't be a big deal.<grin>
06-29-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By Iride01

Probably keep them away from anything that makes...

Probably keep them away from anything that makes ozone. Like electric motors. UV too if you have a sunny window shining light on them all day long. Don't douse them with petroleum products that...
06-29-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By Iride01

Probably not. As long as the wheel isn't turning...

Probably not. As long as the wheel isn't turning when you try to remove it.
...
06-29-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By Iride01

I don't get cramps from it, but I just don't care...

I don't get cramps from it, but I just don't care for any caffeine during a ride. I drink coffee all day long if not riding, but I avoid it and other caffeinated beverages before and during a ride. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Iride01

Might it be your feet swelling slightly? Socks...

Might it be your feet swelling slightly? Socks are one of the few clothing items I want to compress me somewhat while riding to control any foot swelling. Also I want them to be thin and not...
06-29-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,482
Posted By Iride01

Good point Mad Honk However I hope by...

Good point Mad Honk

However I hope by personal shop, he/she meant just their own personal bikes.

Though whether you do your own maintenance or none at all, it still makes sense for many to have...
06-29-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Iride01

Did you lean forward or sit up straight? You...

Did you lean forward or sit up straight? You should have been leaning forward, or at least in the position you will be riding in. Sit bones narrow up as you lean.

I've never used or heard about...
06-29-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 656
Posted By Iride01

27 oz of fluid for fifty miles. That must put a...

27 oz of fluid for fifty miles. That must put a lot of stress on your heart as your plasma thickens up from loss of fluids.

Maybe not, but I've always felt that being stingy with hydration...
06-29-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Iride01

Sometimes it's easy to get it to twist up...

Sometimes it's easy to get it to twist up together again. That looks a little worse so I wouldn't expect total success. Some strands might even break. But as long as you never need to loosen the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 753
Posted By Iride01

It wouldn't be one go... at least not if one go...

It wouldn't be one go... at least not if one go means not stopping for sleep.

Pre-covid, there were plenty of bed & breakfast places along the way not too far off from the Trace. And there are...
06-29-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By Iride01

Don't assume the hub is 10 speed. Might be an 11...

Don't assume the hub is 10 speed. Might be an 11 speed hub with a spacer behind the cassette. I put 11 speed 105 on my son's Tiagra equipped 10 speed Trek Emonda. It had the spacer behind the...
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