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08-13-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By Dingman

Technology is improving, so you can now get a...

Technology is improving, so you can now get a +\-5% accuracy for not too much money.

Do get an electronic if you can, the power aids in accuracy - the mechanicals can be 10% off, and that's too...
08-12-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,633
Posted By Dingman

That's right there in Water Works Park (Des...

That's right there in Water Works Park (Des Moines)
I come south down Bill Riley, then right at the T, and the runs us right next to the river in WW. From there, I get to the Great Western trail,...
08-11-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
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Views: 1,155
Posted By Dingman

Or, and day with a bike ride - I'm 58 with, uh,...

Or, and day with a bike ride - I'm 58 with, uh, some orthopedic difficulties.
The gap is charging....
08-11-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Dingman

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I sure hope we all don't get into a pissing match here (I'm...
08-11-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 39,907
Posted By Dingman

Ah, I can now post pics. So, here's my long lost...

Ah, I can now post pics. So, here's my long lost cherished GT Pantera with major mods. I'm pretty sure it ended up in the river (stolen) but if anyone remembers ever seeing this bike, I'd sure like...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,883
Posted By Dingman

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08-05-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,633
Posted By Dingman

Excellent summary in just a few words - yup, we...

Excellent summary in just a few words - yup, we get those trails because the land isn't good for anything else. For decades, I used to "4 wheel" (trucks) in several of the river bottoms around here -...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,094
Posted By Dingman

Thanks for the numbers, that's what I should have...

Thanks for the numbers, that's what I should have just come out and asked, in the first place. :)

My 2018 Domane comes in at about 18.5 with pedals. Oh wait, I put aerobars on - I'm sure it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,094
Posted By Dingman

I have an Emonda and Domane. The Domane is about...

I have an Emonda and Domane. The Domane is about 3.5 lbs heavier, and I can tell a difference (most of the time, I live in Iowa).
BTW, I'd be surprised if your Madone came in at the weight of my...
08-05-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,664
Posted By Dingman

I'm going to say sorry for your injuries. It...

I'm going to say sorry for your injuries. It really sucks, I've been there, done that, have the medals. And you don't want to see my x-rays.

Pictures show IMO, a fairly predictable surface. Looks...
08-05-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,633
Posted By Dingman

I live in south-central Iowa. So ya, almost...

I live in south-central Iowa. So ya, almost everyone I know has had trails\roads flooded.
I'd post pics if I could but.. can't.
08-02-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 20,447
Posted By Dingman

Sounds like a good way to break your hand, IMO. ...

Sounds like a good way to break your hand, IMO.
And shortly thereafter, I suspect the police would be looking for you.

I don't agree with this option.
08-02-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 20,447
Posted By Dingman

That's where I'm at. I try not to show that I'm...

That's where I'm at. I try not to show that I'm pissed - I fail sometimes, but that's what I strive for.
08-02-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 27,109
Posted By Dingman

I understand what you're saying - but rather than...

I understand what you're saying - but rather than put my bike and gear in the car, and drive to the trail, and then get gear\bike out... vs... riding from the house, on the 5 miles of city to the...
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By Dingman

I also had an old-ish Trek (1400) and loved it. I...

I also had an old-ish Trek (1400) and loved it. I did sell it so, that someone else could enjoy.
Post up pics when you can.
08-02-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 39,907
Posted By Dingman

Greets people~ I'm a newb on this forum (err, a...

Greets people~
I'm a newb on this forum (err, a lurker really) and just saw this thread.
I just wanted to say, my fav bike ever was a '93(92-94?), I bought it new, modified it extensively over the...
Forum: Touring
07-08-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By Dingman

Yup, this will bring the bottle down to wetbulb...

Yup, this will bring the bottle down to wetbulb temp.
Meaning, if it's 100 dry bulb day, you put a wet sock on most anything, and if it's got a good breeze across it, then the sock will cool down...
06-17-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,730
Posted By Dingman

First I'll admit to not reading the whole thread....

First I'll admit to not reading the whole thread.

Second, my anecdotal experience doesn't mean this will happen to you.

Scenario:
I live in Iowa, long rides after work mean coming home in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-15, 01:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 45,954
Posted By Dingman

So, what's the deal with my Duotrap2 increasing...

So, what's the deal with my Duotrap2 increasing my mileage by ridiculous amounts. It'll track fine for several rides, then track properly for the beginning of the ride, then at some point, it'll go...
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