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10-25-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,971
Posted By rsbob

a fair enough assessment. Well done.

a fair enough assessment. Well done.
10-15-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By Iride01

I do have to admit, when I read your first post I...

I do have to admit, when I read your first post I wondered in what way that was a major difference and why you assumed we all knew what that meant. A little more words of explanation will have made...
10-13-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By Iride01

There is no reverse polarity going on. If...

There is no reverse polarity going on.

If you look at how the battery compartment for a coin battery is designed, you should realize that if put in backwards, there will only be one side of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,236
Posted By gsa103

A basic Allez is $1100 MSRP and has a threaded...

A basic Allez is $1100 MSRP and has a threaded BB, a round seat-post and rim brakes, nothing proprietary. The whole point of the bike is for bragging rights to the lightest frame. I'm sure its a...
10-01-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,261
Posted By genejockey

It happened long before that, apparently...

It happened long before that, apparently (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1276642/):Our earliest known ancestor is the fish Rhipidistia (2...
Forum: Foo
09-30-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,645
Posted By CliffordK

I did finally get a call from PayPal today....

I did finally get a call from PayPal today. Thankfully she only asked for my name, and didn't demand my SS#, otherwise there would've been hell to pay :crash: :troll:

She confirmed that this was...
09-26-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,801
Posted By genejockey

The question I always have when they do these...

The question I always have when they do these cadence studies is how used to riding at high cadences were the subjects? I mean, when I first started trying to spin >90, I found it really difficult. ...
09-22-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,047
Posted By genejockey

What if Grant Peterson is neither a visionary nor...

What if Grant Peterson is neither a visionary nor a snake oil salesman, but just some guy who likes a certain kind of bike and a certain kind of riding, and found a way to make a living selling that...
09-22-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,471
Posted By noimagination

Agreed. This may not be true everywhere,...

Agreed.

This may not be true everywhere, but where I ride few cyclists stop and yield the right of way at stop signs. If a car is stopped at a stop sign and the cyclist is approaching a stop...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,156
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, I guess they're putting artificial...

Yeah, I guess they're putting artificial intelligence in cars now.
09-17-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By cyccommute

Itís actually more confusing than that. The...

Itís actually more confusing than that. The whole lettering designation of the French system is a left over. Wheels with a 650, 650A, 650B and 650C are 4 different sizes of wheels and tires. The...
09-16-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By ShannonM

29 inches is the approximate outside diameter of...

29 inches is the approximate outside diameter of an approximately 2 inch wide knobby tire mounted on a 700c rim. Fuzzy memory says that the specific tire was the 700c x 50 WTB Nanoraptor, and that...
09-16-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By Ironfish653

The 'Traditonal' names came from a size...

The 'Traditonal' names came from a size designation based on the outside diameter of the wheel/tire. 700A, 700B, and 700C all measured (nominally) 700mm in diameter, with A being the widest tire,...
09-10-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,791
Posted By Milton Keynes

I'm not going to signal my turn in that situation...

I'm not going to signal my turn in that situation again.
09-03-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By fietsbob

'Twofish' used a rubber block with 2 Velcro ...

'Twofish' used a rubber block with 2 Velcro straps you pull up tight, at right angles to each other,,
http://twofish.biz/ carried by other wholesalers like QBP
08-27-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,030
Posted By genec

While I almost tend to agree... as right now...

While I almost tend to agree... as right now cycling is NOT encouraged to any real extent... I suspect there are some cities that might buck your data points... such as Davis, CA. Frankly any...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,521
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Either companies don't like money, or this kind...

Either companies don't like money, or this kind of product is harder than it sounds.

Using Apple for an example, they probably don't want to put the R&D into making a new (for them) kind of...
08-14-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,410
Posted By noimagination

I live, and ride, and drive, in an area with...

I live, and ride, and drive, in an area with quite a number of cyclists (NYC suburb). The number of bicycle riders has increased many-fold over the past 30 years.

When driving, I am scanning the...
08-14-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,410
Posted By Litespud

I'm not even sure that we haven't been...

I'm not even sure that we haven't been misinterpreting the information provided in the original German link cited way back in the mists of time when this thread started. The link was to a rough and...
08-02-20, 03:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By unterhausen

Braking between front and rear is different...

Braking between front and rear is different enough you have to adapt to it anyway.
07-31-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,020
Posted By frizzen

Just don't use blue lights. Cops are very...

Just don't use blue lights. Cops are very protective of their exclusive use of blue lights and that will get you pulled over. No purple either, it looks blue to many colorblind people. I would...
07-31-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,020
Posted By john m flores

Automobile halogen lamps produce around 1,400...

Automobile halogen lamps produce around 1,400 lumens. HID lamps produce around 3,000 lumens. So it's not the outright power of a bicycle headlight that's the problem, it is the beam pattern and...
07-29-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,410
Posted By Iride01

He said this and someone else says that. And we...

He said this and someone else says that. And we still have people talking about flashing lights at night as if that is what this topic is about. But it's not. Read the OP's title:

Too much...
07-24-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,317
Posted By Bill in VA

Jan Heine and Rene Herse (previously Compass)...

Jan Heine and Rene Herse (previously Compass) have always said they worked with Panaracer to develop their tire. Panaracers are well thought of and Rene Herse took a no compromise risk to work with...
07-24-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,317
Posted By AlmostTrick

I suspect that Jan has more experience and...

I suspect that Jan has more experience and expertise testing and designing tires than any of the posters here, but I could be wrong. Instead of posting only criticism, show us your credentials and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,888
Posted By ooga-booga

it would seem rapha needs to sell watches as well.

it would seem rapha needs to sell watches as well.
07-23-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,128
Posted By Miele Man

A lot of the comments smack of Trolling. The...

A lot of the comments smack of Trolling.

The best way to avoid getting doored is to stay out of the door zone. Next best way is to ride very slowly in the door zone and hope your reflexes are fast...
07-23-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,128
Posted By trailangel

Lots of BS here. Every car is a loaded weapon....

Lots of BS here. Every car is a loaded weapon. Any door on any car can open at any time. OP gives fixie couriers the bad rap they deserve when riding faster than traffic, coming up on cars and...
07-20-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,474
Posted By AlmostTrick

One thing I've learned through my 14 years of VC...

One thing I've learned through my 14 years of VC threads here on BF is that when you compare how the experienced riders here actually ride, there is not a whole lot of difference... No matter if they...
Forum: Foo
07-20-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11,161
Views: 2,298,804
Posted By skijor

What, no 3.5mm jack?! :foo: #genec...

What, no 3.5mm jack?! :foo:
#genec (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=genec)
07-17-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By Steve B.

If not using a lot of the performance metrics...

If not using a lot of the performance metrics like Power Meter, Workouts, Segments, etc... and still want good navigation features. also look at the Edge Explore ($249). It is roughly sized between a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,543
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Any software change is always 5x more complicated...

Any software change is always 5x more complicated than you expect. Rule of nature. You can't just write code for the thing you're trying to accomplish, you have to basically cover every possibility...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,543
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A lot of the low tech hardware is to be frugal...

A lot of the low tech hardware is to be frugal with the battery. I find the screen resolution in the Edge series to be very low for the price, and the processors are kind of slow. And, at first, it...
Forum: Foo
07-02-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 995
Posted By genec

Not a great pic, I have others that are...

Not a great pic, I have others that are sharper... but it is what it represents and where I am when I took this.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,426
Posted By cb400bill

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x521/petercotsisroadbikemagfullsize_d387b61f8643e092b557d2ca22331c889c024662.jpg
Not sure if this was ever posted on BF or not. Doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,426
Posted By KiddSisko

In tribute, I would like to post more of the old...

In tribute, I would like to post more of the old BF images I have of Peter as Pcad. For whatever reason, he seemed to relish being a target of ridicule, while at the same time, no one could argue his...
06-11-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,030
Posted By adamhenry

What is this thread about again? My Garmin...

What is this thread about again? My Garmin HRM-Dual strap cost me about $55. I'm not sure how it would be integrated into a bike frame.
06-11-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,030
Posted By msu2001la

I'm confused by this response, and maybe by the...

I'm confused by this response, and maybe by the entire premise of this thread.
You can buy a chest strap heart rate monitor for less than $50 that will be compatible with almost any phone or...
04-24-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,365
Posted By Seattle Forrest

When you throw in the case, mount, and extra...

When you throw in the case, mount, and extra battery pack for the phone, it can wind up being more than a basic GPS computer.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,667
Posted By Jadesfire

Well, fair enough, I did forget to clarify the...

Well, fair enough, I did forget to clarify the tubulars vs tubeless. And there were other, more appropriate options provided to the OP anyway.
Forum: Foo
04-14-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,006
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'd turn the question around personally. What's...

I'd turn the question around personally. What's great about C++ is that it's "pedal to the metal" and if I needed my code to run as fast as possible it's what I'd choose. It's also made to be very...
Forum: Foo
04-08-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,825
Posted By desconhecido

I never knew John Prine nor ever met him. Yet, I...

I never knew John Prine nor ever met him. Yet, I feel a great sense of sorrow with his passing. I've been a fan from about 1972.

This is one of my favorite recordings of one of my favorite John...
Forum: Foo
04-08-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,825
Posted By AlmostTrick

An exceptionally well written tribute to John...

An exceptionally well written tribute to John (https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/04/08/john-prine-was-rare-poet-american-song/?arc404=true)
Forum: Foo
04-08-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,825
Posted By ahsposo

https://youtu.be/K29x9X027nY

https://youtu.be/K29x9X027nY
Forum: Foo
03-28-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11,161
Views: 2,298,804
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/DOPOLF4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/DOPOLF4.jpg
03-27-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By bluehills3149

No. What you are feeling is the gyroscopic force...

No. What you are feeling is the gyroscopic force of the platter spinning which resists movement. Get a bike wheel, hold it in one hand on the axle and spin it and then try move it around and you'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,803
Posted By SethAZ

I hear ya. If I were competing for world records,...

I hear ya. If I were competing for world records, the olympics, or the Tour de France I'd probably be looking far and wide for every marginal gain I could find and feasibly get. Since I'm not, I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,803
Posted By SethAZ

I've got no problem with the purely theoretical...

I've got no problem with the purely theoretical thought experiment posed here. I think we all agree that, as a practical matter (rather than intellectual self-pleasuring) the patch's effect is, if...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,803
Posted By dabac

I like to refer to things like that with...

I like to refer to things like that with ĒSomething being true doesnít guarantee that itís importantĒ.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,803
Posted By ChrisAlbertson

This is what I call the "standing on a sheet of...

This is what I call the "standing on a sheet of paper argument". In theory if you are taller you can see farther. So does standing on a sheet of paper enable you to see farther?

There are...
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