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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 236
Posted By spelger

She is/was right...to a certain point. the rear...

She is/was right...to a certain point. the rear wheel does not follow the path of the front exactly. the front travels more. but not so much to lose sleep over.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 236
Posted By spelger

Sounds more like a programming bug induced by gps...

Sounds more like a programming bug induced by gps loss rather than the gps loss itself.
08-10-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 622
Posted By spelger

You can't be serious, really? Edit: after...

You can't be serious, really?

Edit: after seeing shelby's comment I realise I may have fallen for for a moment. :notamused:
08-10-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 622
Posted By spelger

You would love a triple. I'll never give mine up.

You would love a triple. I'll never give mine up.
08-08-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 352
Posted By spelger

I have one bike and I spend more time on the bike...

I have one bike and I spend more time on the bike than "on" the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By spelger

oops, missed that. makes a lot of sense now.

oops, missed that. makes a lot of sense now.
08-07-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By spelger

Mine's 13 yrs old. I have no plans to replace.

Mine's 13 yrs old. I have no plans to replace.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By spelger

I am not challenging your suggestion but how...

I am not challenging your suggestion but how would the cable being frayed cause this? Is it if the fraying is before the cable being clamped?
08-07-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By spelger

just saw this early this morning. don't think...

just saw this early this morning. don't think anything is confirmed but won't be surprised by the time the summer riding season ends and the zwift season starts.

i think if they up the price in a...
08-05-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By spelger

and let's not forget ...

and let's not forget
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Chinese_milk_scandal
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_pet_food_recalls
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_safety_incidents_in_China
...
08-04-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By spelger

I would stay away from any food products from...

I would stay away from any food products from China. spend more and worry less.
08-04-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 701
Posted By spelger

i always thought they were the same. kidding...

i always thought they were the same.

kidding aside it happens to me too from time to time.
08-03-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By spelger

yes, which is why i don't strictly agree that it...

yes, which is why i don't strictly agree that it is a DF problem. seems more physiological to me, not everyone experiences this. i would say that the DF does not cause it, it just provokes it.
08-02-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By spelger

Had to Google that one. can't say I agree that it...

Had to Google that one. can't say I agree that it is strictly the case though.
08-02-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By spelger

Not sure how long you have been descending like...

Not sure how long you have been descending like that but for me when I began long descent my neck fatigued quickly too. After a few months it is gone. so for me it was just a posture I needed to get...
07-31-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By spelger

Funny, mentally I saw saddle bag too and was...

Funny, mentally I saw saddle bag too and was wondering about the weird replies.
07-31-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By spelger

Funny you should write this. I was just thinking...

Funny you should write this. I was just thinking the other day what a total mouth breather I am when on the bike. only in descent does my IQ appear to go up. :lol:

Seriously though, I cannot get...
07-31-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By spelger

Barely there voice

Occasionally, after a hard ride i notice that my voice is a bit...absent/raspy. strange phenomenon only lasts for a couple of hours or so. did a bit of googling and apparently not completely...
07-30-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By spelger

I'm leaning toward "go see a doctor." This is no...

I'm leaning toward "go see a doctor." This is no place for medical advice. especially when a heart is involved.

Good luck and enjoy riding.
07-24-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,138
Posted By spelger

I think a lot has to do with familiarity with the...

I think a lot has to do with familiarity with the descent. I am very familiar with the ones here, every nook and cranny and scrape from plows. Not so much when I first rode but more so as I rode...
07-23-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By spelger

You need something that will generate virtual...

You need something that will generate virtual positions and elevation changes. Not sure what out there is free that will do this.
07-21-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By spelger

I'll add that I have heard the term wuhan flu...

I'll add that I have heard the term wuhan flu which sounds like an intentional dig. Because we are made up from so many people's I often wonder if harmony will ever get here.
07-21-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By spelger

I do wish he would shut the heck up at times. But...

I do wish he would shut the heck up at times. But really, naming a virus after its first discovery is not out of the ordinary. Lyme disease, Ebola, west Nile come to mind. Sure there are others.
07-19-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By spelger

sorry it bothers you. i just wanted to ask a...

sorry it bothers you. i just wanted to ask a couple of questions about this that i had not seen addressed.
07-19-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By spelger

smells like a back story somewhere.

smells like a back story somewhere.
07-19-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By spelger

Waxing Chain for the first timer

Hi,

i recently replaced my chain and it was a very smooth ride when i did, and looked sparkly clean. now it looks quite dirty, it picked up residual wet lube from the cassette and looks like hell....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 05:43 PM
07-17-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By spelger

what is the rational for truing when replacing...

what is the rational for truing when replacing brake pads? is this just like a 3,000* mile oil change sort of thing?

*7,500 for me based on Honda advice.
07-16-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By spelger

I wrote my own PC app to do this. Surely there...

I wrote my own PC app to do this. Surely there must be others too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,458
Posted By spelger

hope you don't think i meant that groping was ok....

hope you don't think i meant that groping was ok. hell no and surely not in today's climate. not even sure my wife would appreciate it from me. pretty sure the OP did not mean it to be either....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,458
Posted By spelger

probably as many engineers as it takes to screw...

probably as many engineers as it takes to screw in a light bulb.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,458
Posted By spelger

making contact with someone you know is totally...

making contact with someone you know is totally different from making contact with a complete stranger. i will steer clear in both cases.
07-15-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,594
Posted By spelger

Ha! reminded me of this... ...

Ha! reminded me of this...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,039
Posted By spelger

don't they get a nice smootchy-smootch too?

don't they get a nice smootchy-smootch too?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,039
Posted By spelger

when i look at the elevation profile and set the...

when i look at the elevation profile and set the x axis to time instead of the default miles then yes, i can see where i stopped. but not at a stop sign, that is far too short to detect. what i see...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,039
Posted By spelger

man i loved playing this when i was a kid. gave...

man i loved playing this when i was a kid. gave as much as i got. good times.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,433
Posted By spelger

always cautious about entering, try to time it...

always cautious about entering, try to time it right but sometime the plans just fail like today, some guy felt the need to jay walk about 20 yards ahead of the entrance and backed up traffic...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By spelger

the strava smart phone app does not support any...

the strava smart phone app does not support any sensors so that is out if you were planning on using it for collecting data. there are others out there though. i am using CycleMeter and need to be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,039
Posted By spelger

i don't like these segments that go through stop...

i don't like these segments that go through stop signs. they make absolutely no sense. not sure if it is possible but strava should kill them as they are created. not sure if stop signs are on some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,458
Posted By spelger

how close do you follow? don't you worry about...

how close do you follow? don't you worry about him slamming on the brakes? we are only supposed to do stupid things when we are younger and invincible. (no offense, saying in jest!)

-scott
07-13-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By spelger

when i did research on the Core i learned of a...

when i did research on the Core i learned of a power supply problem. i can't recall if it was a power surge or an ESD event taking out the Core's PCB but in any case i thought Wahoo had corrected...
07-12-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By spelger

I ride in the garage and my trainer is about 6-7...

I ride in the garage and my trainer is about 6-7 ft away and 18ish inches off the floor. A 40ish inch TV. Easier to look at when in the drops and fine everywhere else, even sitting up on hands.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,586
Posted By spelger

arbitrary because someone got out of the left...

arbitrary because someone got out of the left side of the bed instead of the right side, or arbitrary because of a course change?

also, not sure what you eman by "different crossings"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,586
Posted By spelger

So in reading this it got me wondering what it a...

So in reading this it got me wondering what it a big climb and what is not. A mile long, ten miles? Or something in between? And what of the grade?

A hill that used to beat me up, one that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By spelger

you may not be looking for new pedals but i'll...

you may not be looking for new pedals but i'll offer up plain old SPDs. have had them on my ride for 13ish years, never lubed them, always easy in/out, and silent. oh, and also don't walk like a duck...
07-08-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
Posted By spelger

Cyclemeter because I can use it with sensors.

Cyclemeter because I can use it with sensors.
07-07-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 689
Posted By spelger

But isn't the main point of having a smart...

But isn't the main point of having a smart trainer for it to increase the load as needed?
07-05-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,779
Posted By spelger

You say tomato i say tomato. (sounds better...

You say tomato i say tomato.

(sounds better when spoken)
07-04-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By spelger

I think if you value either then you will treat...

I think if you value either then you will treat it with respect. Neither were designed to be moved as a unit.
07-03-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 408
Posted By spelger

quick google search showed me this... ...

quick google search showed me this...

https://wickwerks.com/products/sentinel-dual-sided-chain-catcher/

there are others too.
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