Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: adamrice
Showing results 1 to 25 of 25
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,515
Posted By adamrice

It had been a long time since I used a Camelbak...

It had been a long time since I used a Camelbak on a bike, but when the pandemic hit, I bought one (the "Classic," 2.5 liter) so I could go for longer rides without stopping. On balance, I think I...
08-31-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,172
Posted By adamrice

Rain. It doesn't rain much around here, but when...

Rain. It doesn't rain much around here, but when it does, you really don't want to be out in it. So fenders are kind of moot. I see some people extol the virtues of fenders, and I have to remind...
08-31-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,318
Posted By adamrice

Really hope you meant "exertion" there....

Really hope you meant "exertion" there. Otherwise, TMI.
08-07-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By adamrice

I think the correct answer here is to get a new...

I think the correct answer here is to get a new rack.

I doubt very much that anyone would make such a specialized adapter, and the liability exposure in an adapter for a child seat would make such...
08-03-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By adamrice

Sort of. - VO2max is something we can only...

Sort of.

- VO2max is something we can only measure in a lab, but FTP is something we can measure with a smart trainer or power meter.
- Threshold power is measuring something different: it's the...
Forum: Texas
07-08-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By adamrice

If you want to work on hills (or really, just one...

If you want to work on hills (or really, just one hill), take the bike path that runs west from Shoal Creek, above the tracks, over to Far West Blvd, then ride down Far West, and then back up (if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By adamrice

Not surprised. It must be an obvious idea if I...

Not surprised. It must be an obvious idea if I thought of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By adamrice

Camelbak hack

I've been riding with a Camelbak lately to extend the range I can cover without stopping (partly due to Covid-19, partly just because). I've been unhappy with the hose management--either I can route...
06-01-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 696
Posted By adamrice

I once heard—before the Internet—that people who...

I once heard—before the Internet—that people who have bad experiences are 7x as likely to talk about them as those who have positive experiences. I think that online user reviews make that imbalance...
05-29-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,228
Posted By adamrice

Forgive me if this is telling you stuff you...

Forgive me if this is telling you stuff you already know.

I think the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) tip for hill-climbing is don't back off. There's...
05-21-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By adamrice

I don't think that's right. A 2-piece crank that...

I don't think that's right. A 2-piece crank that is compatible with BB30 should also be compatible with BSA.
05-18-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By adamrice

I think the points here are: It's good to...

I think the points here are:

It's good to know that this is possible.
It's good to know what your mobile plan includes.
Even a cheap mobile plan will cover a few gigabytes of data. The route...
05-17-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By adamrice

Yeah, unfortunately there's not currently a good...

Yeah, unfortunately there's not currently a good option for this. There have been a couple of attempts to build power meters into shoes in the past, but those didn't really go anywhere. If you...
Replies: 30
Views: 3,789
Posted By adamrice

I've had a vaguely related experience. Your heart...

I've had a vaguely related experience. Your heart rate and metabolism remain elevated for a while after a ride. If I wrap up a ride in the evening, my heart rate might still be high when it's time to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,400
Posted By adamrice

And check for fire-ant mounds first. No prizes...

And check for fire-ant mounds first. No prizes for figuring out why I mention it.
04-27-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By adamrice

Cyclemeter has a lot of depth to it, and...

Cyclemeter has a lot of depth to it, and extensive help inside the app. It's worth spending some time reading that.

Before you start a ride, you need to indicate the route you'll be riding. From...
04-27-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,548
Posted By adamrice

Funny how the OP just threw a molotov cocktail...

Funny how the OP just threw a molotov cocktail into the room and hasn't been back since. One might imagine his only goal was to get people bickering.
03-14-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,718
Posted By adamrice

It would require a huge amount of work to add...

It would require a huge amount of work to add rear disk brakes to a bike that wasn't built for them. It would require even more work with a single-speed. Consider this: with most single speeds, you...
03-13-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,965
Posted By adamrice

Garmin 1030 on sale everywhere

The Garmin 1030, normally $600, is marked down to $400, same price as the 830. I speculate this means a new model is forthcoming. Which means this is either a great time to buy one, or a terrible...
03-09-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,465
Posted By adamrice

I was on tour a while back. A big dog...

I was on tour a while back. A big dog (bloodhound? Don't recall) see me coming from at least 100 yards ahead, and just sits down in the middle of the road. Obviously there's no way I could outrun...
03-01-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,744
Posted By adamrice

Somewhere in my parents' basement is a 1970...

Somewhere in my parents' basement is a 1970 Raleigh Competition that I bought when I was in college. It's got my dad's 1968 Competition for company.
02-24-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By adamrice

The new hotness is going to be glass batteries,...

The new hotness is going to be glass batteries, invented by John Goodenough, the same guy who won a Nobel for inventing LiIon batteries. Recently signed a licensing agreement with Hydro Quebec, which...
Forum: Recumbent
01-08-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By adamrice

I no longer have my Catrike, but when I did, I...

I no longer have my Catrike, but when I did, I used a 3-liter Camelback unbottle, slung behind the seat with a couple of webbing straps. I kept the hose clipped to my jersey when I was on it. This...
12-03-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,320
Posted By adamrice

1. There are a number of dyno to USB converters...

1. There are a number of dyno to USB converters that all have different output curves (https://www.cyclingabout.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Dynamo-USB-Chargers-Cycling.jpg). There are also...
08-06-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By adamrice

I use Rubitrack (https://www.rubitrack.com) to...

I use Rubitrack (https://www.rubitrack.com) to store and review all my tracks. It claims to support a bunch of devices, but I can't confirm that it'll work with yours (I log my rides on my iPhone and...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 25


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.