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08-10-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 506
Posted By Iride01

So it now I'm thinking the whole thing that has...

So it now I'm thinking the whole thing that has you riled up is that I used the word "format" when I should have used the word "type".

All I know is that I do get different results when I've...
08-10-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By Iride01

There ought to be a requirement that anything...

There ought to be a requirement that anything estimated be within a few percent of actual. This will end all this confusion about why one says one thing and another says something else.

Or will...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By Iride01

This is the number on the devices and not when...

This is the number on the devices and not when you view the ride activity that has been uploaded to a site or software?

While we would expect that the auto calibration number is used to correct...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By Iride01

I throw a scoop of oxyclean in with my cycling...

I throw a scoop of oxyclean in with my cycling clothes... which includes gloves. Essentially when mixed into water it's ingredient sodium percarbonate breaks down and becomes hydrogen peroxide which...
08-10-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By Iride01

I wonder if gradual widening of the course from...

I wonder if gradual widening of the course from two hundred or so meters out to the finish line would be of any help. Give some more room to the cyclists as that pent up remaining energy gets blown...
08-10-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By Iride01

Just be careful of saddle height. To high is bad,...

Just be careful of saddle height. To high is bad, but too low is bad too. When you start riding for several hours at a time and more frequently each week, be sure to revisit the saddle height anytime...
08-10-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Iride01

Get a quill adapter...

Get a quill adapter (https://www.jensonusa.com/search?q=quill%20stem%20adapter) so you can put a pista/threadless type stem on it and then you can more easily change stems out to experiment with...
08-10-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 506
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't learn as much if I didn't participate...

I wouldn't learn as much if I didn't participate in the conversation.

I still can't get over the fact that much of your argument is that I said courses created in different file formats behave...
08-07-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 506
Posted By Iride01

njkayaker I'm vague because I don't specifically...

njkayaker I'm vague because I don't specifically know. But for the most part I thought it is understood we are talking about messages that come up on the device while following a course. You told us...
08-07-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 477
Posted By Iride01

Having upgraded old vintage bikes with new group...

Having upgraded old vintage bikes with new group sets myself, I'd say save your money and just maintain and fix what you currently have. While doing that, continue to add money to that $1000 you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By Iride01

I guess I'm thinking sideways, but except for...

I guess I'm thinking sideways, but except for forgetting the setting for the front also had to be changed and being wrong on exactly which cassette......... what am I missing.

Go all spinal...
08-06-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 506
Posted By Iride01

They don't behave the same way if the program...

They don't behave the same way if the program used to create them doesn't put the same info into the file. I don't remember what site it was, but if you exported a course you created as a .tcx,...
08-06-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 506
Posted By Iride01

The different file formats that you export the...

The different file formats that you export the course as can make a difference in things too. So you might try using different formats to export to your 830. Though some features are and aren't...
08-06-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By Iride01

This is one of the better video's I found of it. ...

This is one of the better video's I found of it. The people with the television rights to the race will probably make him take this down soon.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x74URbOTCo8
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Iride01

If you don't try the 49 cm you'll never know. I...

If you don't try the 49 cm you'll never know. I rode exceedingly large frames for my size and never had an issue. Not sure why people seem to want both feet on the ground. Maybe as a result of me...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By Iride01

I've heard you can tell it the cassette is...

I've heard you can tell it the cassette is something like an 11-28. Never tried. The thing with not being able to use the small cogs isn't really an issue because you have close enough ratios to them...
08-06-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 449
Posted By Iride01

Whatever you get, don't just assume it will...

Whatever you get, don't just assume it will connect to any sensor you may currently use or might want to use in the near future. Lower end Garmin's may not give you all the ability to connect and use...
08-06-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 506
Posted By Iride01

There are cues that can be placed in the course...

There are cues that can be placed in the course file that tell the device when to give you alerts. Depends on the file format you use for some. Some websites and course creation tools give you...
08-06-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 493
Posted By Iride01

For the type riding you say you are going to do,...

For the type riding you say you are going to do, just plain platform pedals should be fine. If you are going to be pedaling at higher cadences of better than 80 RPM, then you might want SPD, SPD-SL...
08-06-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 493
Posted By Iride01

How can we suggest anything for you? Are we to...

How can we suggest anything for you? Are we to assume that from the type bike you bought?

What type of riding are you going to be doing? How long per ride and how often.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,181
Posted By Iride01

We had hookless clincher tires back in the 70's....

We had hookless clincher tires back in the 70's. I'm not sure why we want to bring them back and have another issue that will confuse many. It will also make what has been a great selection of tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,181
Posted By Iride01

I hope this doesn't turn out like printers and...

I hope this doesn't turn out like printers and printer ink. Are we soon going to have to buy only tires that the rim maker sells because of some non standard way they make their rims?
08-06-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 893
Posted By Iride01

What is limiting you on tire size for the Trek 1?...

What is limiting you on tire size for the Trek 1? The frame or brake calipers? The Rigida 1320 was a wide enough rim to hold more than a 27 x 1 safely. It was a crappy rim though. IMO. They...
08-06-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 493
Posted By Iride01

$200 dollars..... maybe 35 years ago. I...

$200 dollars..... maybe 35 years ago.

I guess it depends on what specific accessories you want. Bottles, bottle holders and pedals of some sort you probably can stay within budget.

A lot...
08-05-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By Iride01

I don't think I'm overly concerned about China or...

I don't think I'm overly concerned about China or any other Asian country in regard to food contamination. Those that create and make food products as their love and vocation I think are trustworthy...
08-05-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 701
Posted By Iride01

I don't have this issue after rides either. It is...

I don't have this issue after rides either. It is more when I've not ridden in a while and sitting around then suddenly standing. Not to the point of fainting though. I do have a history of syncope....
08-05-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Iride01

I had a rhythmic ticking noise bother me for the...

I had a rhythmic ticking noise bother me for the better part of three months. Usually when putting power into the pedals and at one position on the stroke.

Turned out to be a metal zipper tag on a...
08-05-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Iride01

How new? Are you aware of this...

How new? Are you aware of this recall.......................

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/safety-notices
08-05-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By Iride01

My long rides have slacked off too. I have to...

My long rides have slacked off too. I have to carry all my drink. Two bottles in my back jersey pockets helps, but just barely gets me into anything I might think of as a long ride. I've got a camel...
08-05-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By Iride01

China was the place where someone was rendering...

China was the place where someone was rendering fat from sewage and selling it to the food industry. Very old news and I believe the person committed suicide when found out.
...
08-05-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Iride01

table salt.

table salt.
08-05-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By Iride01

For me long rides seem to do the most good. I...

For me long rides seem to do the most good. I don't seem to eat back the Calories I just road off.

A little over 10 years ago, I was 200 lb, which for me was bigger than I ever was. Switching...
08-05-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Iride01

Disc brakes? If you aren't used to them,...

Disc brakes? If you aren't used to them, sometimes the pads scrub a little bit making a metalic sounding grind. Particularly when new.

Not sure why the left turn makes a difference unless you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,509
Posted By Iride01

It has a usb port doesn't it? If so, connect it...

It has a usb port doesn't it? If so, connect it to your computer PC or Mac and cross your fingers. If the computer sees it, then you should be able to open your file explorer and navigate to the...
08-05-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Iride01

Let's hope it's a go. The Vuelta a España too,...

Let's hope it's a go. The Vuelta a España too, those Spaniard police don't mess around if a spectator gets in the way. My jaw dropped when I saw a motorcycle cop leading the pack stiff arm a guy in...
08-05-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By Iride01

Best I could make out is the seat stay might come...

Best I could make out is the seat stay might come apart by the drop allowing removal of the belt. Cube's website seems to be down for me, but this video on youtube is what I was looking at.
...
08-05-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By Iride01

Newer belt designs, newer being in the last 15 or...

Newer belt designs, newer being in the last 15 or so years, surprisingly don't stretch very much. Some of the machinery I was talking about is using a belt that is less than 2 mm wide. Others more...
08-05-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Iride01

Freewheel or freehub? I've had this happen more...

Freewheel or freehub? I've had this happen more with freewheels and I just kept saturating them with WD-40 until they quit doing that. Unless you really understand how a freewheel is built, you'll...
08-05-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By Iride01

Sadly a lot of bike user manuals are generic to...

Sadly a lot of bike user manuals are generic to handle every model of bike. So they have a lot that doesn't apply to specific models. I don't know if that is the case for Cube bikes though.

I...
08-05-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 587
Posted By Iride01

What? The pro's use different bike shops than us...

What? The pro's use different bike shops than us amateurs? <grin>

Just curious, where are you that the retail local bike shops aren't open? Ours have always been open for business with limits on...
08-05-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By Iride01

I don't think they do adjust. Is yours so loose...

I don't think they do adjust. Is yours so loose it doesn't work? Some of the belted machinery I've used the only adjustment on it was so you could remove and change the belt. Depends on exactly...
08-05-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 749
Posted By Iride01

Estate sales might be another thing to watch.

Estate sales might be another thing to watch.
08-04-20, 04:33 PM
08-04-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 587
Posted By Iride01

I don't see where you answered the question about...

I don't see where you answered the question about how the chain was run through the rear DR pulley wheels. Sorry to push you on this, but this is the tab I was talking about and what I think...
08-04-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By Iride01

Oh.... if you know the mileage history and it's...

Oh.... if you know the mileage history and it's only 1900 miles or even double that then it's probably okay. Doesn't hurt to check it though. Didn't realize this was always yours.

I use a chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,509
Posted By Iride01

It took me the better of five months to really...

It took me the better of five months to really get back to feeling normal after my crash in July of 2019. I didn't get on a bike until February of this year. I finally feel healthy again with some...
08-04-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 749
Posted By Iride01

IMO, the used bike market has been over inflated...

IMO, the used bike market has been over inflated for years. However most of them don't seem to be selling at the prices ask. If you watch you'll see the same adds re-listed forever.

You do...
08-04-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 701
Posted By Iride01

DrIsotope make mine rhubarb pie. If you can shape...

DrIsotope make mine rhubarb pie. If you can shape a rice cake into a crust for it that might be okay! Used to grow rhubarb when we lived in IL and MO, but the winters don't get cold enough for it to...
08-04-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By Iride01

I won't hold you to the last 2.1 miles if you...

I won't hold you to the last 2.1 miles if you want to say it's a metric century in casual conversation when you talk about it.

We aren't unlike fisherman with our tales are we? <grin>
08-04-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 587
Posted By Iride01

Pedaling did not feel smooth is really the only...

Pedaling did not feel smooth is really the only thing you gave us. All the other stuff doesn't help us understand anything about what doesn't feel smooth while pedaling. However it does tell us what...
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