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07-21-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By Steve B.

I think legally itís called lane splitting. Itís...

I think legally itís called lane splitting. Itís legal in some states for motorcycles, not sure if that includes bikes. Not legal in NY.

Iíll pass stopped cars if I have a marked shoulder, not...
Forum: Northeast
07-21-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 170,056
Posted By Steve B.

Got out at 6:30 for an EASY roll to Jones Beach,...

Got out at 6:30 for an EASY roll to Jones Beach, where there was a wonderful west wind at 10mph. Almost didn’t want to leave. Got back before it got unbearable. My GPS said 77 at beach at 7:15, 87...
Forum: Northeast
07-21-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By Steve B.

Is why Iíd never live south of Philadelphia. ...

Is why Iíd never live south of Philadelphia. OTOH, I can tolerate mt. biking at 12 degrees.
Forum: Foo
07-21-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By Steve B.

You need a transformer as well as plug adapters....

You need a transformer as well as plug adapters. The transformer adapts US 120v 60 cycle, to UK 220v 50 cycle. The plug adapters are not always a transformer, but are needed for the different style...
Forum: Northeast
07-21-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By Steve B.

Was out at 6:30AM today with a small group. 78...

Was out at 6:30AM today with a small group. 78 at start, went to the beach which had a wonderful west wind blowing. Then back to cars, 87 at end, humidity at 75% so a tolerable ride, but everybody...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,412
Posted By Steve B.

There's a saying in the entertainment business...

There's a saying in the entertainment business that a $50,000 wireless microphone is almost as good as a microphone with a wire.

I feel the same way about shifting systems.
07-19-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By Steve B.

I use the rubber shims that a lot of front...

I use the rubber shims that a lot of front lighting units come supplied with. They almost always provide spares. I'm sure you could fund something similar in a hardware store. I too hate wrapping...
07-19-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By Steve B.

You can use an out front mount and reverse it so...

You can use an out front mount and reverse it so the device mount is over the stem. There's also a bunch of different designs available on Amazon, some install to the top 2 stem face bolts, some of...
07-19-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By Steve B.

I've used Shimano SH-M087, XC-7 and Lake MXZ303, ...

I've used Shimano SH-M087, XC-7 and Lake MXZ303, all in wide.

The Shimano's feel noticeably wider and are generally more comfortable. Of the 2 pair of Shimano's the 087 were the wider of the 2...
Forum: Touring
07-18-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Steve B.

GPS cycling devices up to recently have all seem...

GPS cycling devices up to recently have all seem remarkably stupid at doing a re-route of a planned course. Even a spanking new Garmin auto GPS I recently purchased isn't that great. The few times...
Forum: Touring
07-18-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Steve B.

As I understand it, older Garmins used capacitive...

As I understand it, older Garmins used capacitive touch screen that does not need a special glove to function. The later models also use this, though I've read on the Garmin site they recommend a...
Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9,954
Views: 2,006,250
Posted By Steve B.

Other than needing to climb in the window, no big...

Other than needing to climb in the window, no big deal getting that out of there.
Forum: Touring
07-18-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Steve B.

The E-Trex units are mostly designed for outdoor...

The E-Trex units are mostly designed for outdoor use such as hiking, canoeing, etc.... they are not really bike oriented. You can get add-on maps as Tourist has noted. Garmin wants you to go and buy...
07-18-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By Steve B.

Wahoo Mini. About $99 Comes with a speed...

Wahoo Mini. About $99

Comes with a speed sensor (wheel mounted) that will allow the unit to function as a basic bike computer without needing a smartphone connection to be present and running...
07-18-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By Steve B.

A less than helpful answer. I mean why bother...

A less than helpful answer. I mean why bother typing at all ?
07-18-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 949
Posted By Steve B.

It should be noted that RWGPS and Garmin Connect...

It should be noted that RWGPS and Garmin Connect will allow any pre-planned route/course to be an Out and Back and will create the ride to do that. Thus no real need for 2 different Routes/Courses.
07-18-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 949
Posted By Steve B.

I don't have an Explore, so downloaded the...

I don't have an Explore, so downloaded the manual. Now note that Garmin manuals can suck, but here's what it says: Page 3 at bottom left.

Navigating Back to Start
At any point during the ride you...
07-18-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 949
Posted By Steve B.

If you have cell data you can access the Connect...

If you have cell data you can access the Connect website from a browser on the phone. I just tried creating a new Course on the Connect site, made a ride that had me go out for 20 miles. Saved it...
07-17-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 949
Posted By Steve B.

They would be the same if no deviation occurred,...

They would be the same if no deviation occurred, but a user should be aware that the device is not reversing the course, it's reversing the recorded ride.

And at the OP, a thanks for being patient...
07-17-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 949
Posted By Steve B.

OK I'll bite. The Edge Explore manual states...

OK I'll bite.

The Edge Explore manual states you have 2 options when you choose "Back To Start". One of the options is "Along Same Route".

I assume that would mean the device will follow the...
07-17-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,654
Posted By Steve B.

Thanks, I'll place an order and try it. SB

Thanks, I'll place an order and try it.

SB
07-16-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Steve B.

Well, power to you. If this were in the 50+...

Well, power to you. If this were in the 50+ forum I'd say why bother ?.

I did all the technical stuff a few decades ago when I was younger. I no longer desire to have to explain to my wife where...
Forum: Northeast
07-16-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Steve B.

That's really cool. I just measured on...

That's really cool.

I just measured on RWGPS. Hopewell Junction to just south of Kingston is 35 miles one-way. That's a nice route, nearly all on path.
07-16-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,654
Posted By Steve B.

[QUOTE=Wilmingtech;20943136] "There is a...

[QUOTE=Wilmingtech;20943136]

"There is a sugar free (Stevia Sweetened) electrolyte powder called ultima available on Amazon."

Any chance this is called Optimal Electrolyte ".

My doctor...
07-15-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 949
Posted By Steve B.

We don’t know exactly what the OP is referring to...

We don’t know exactly what the OP is referring to as a Route. I assumed it was the route he had followed as a recorded ride only and not a Course, as he seems to have been unclear as to how Garmin...
07-15-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 949
Posted By Steve B.

Well, assuming the OP was following a route, or...

Well, assuming the OP was following a route, or in Garmin speak a Course. Back to start will follow the Course, which should also be the recorded ride.

But itís all semantics.
07-15-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 949
Posted By Steve B.

In theory yes. And according to the manual...

In theory yes.

And according to the manual (page 3) - Home - Where To ? - Back to Start.

I've never used it.
07-14-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,105
Posted By Steve B.

I changed a flat (bike) tire for an older (then...

I changed a flat (bike) tire for an older (then me) guy in Brooklyn one day, when bike commuting home. He had a tube and a small pump but no clue how to use either and in any event didn’t have a...
07-13-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By Steve B.

As thought, it’s sometimes easier to mt. bike in...

As thought, it’s sometimes easier to mt. bike in the colder months than road bike. If we don’t get snow, I’ll mt. bike all fall, winter and spring on days when I cannot motivate to road bike. Temps...
07-13-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,086
Posted By Steve B.

Do an Amazon search for Wahoo Mounts. There’s a...

Do an Amazon search for Wahoo Mounts. There’s a bunch of different models, out front (which can be turned around), top stem cap direct, top stem cap with offset, front stem bolt mount, etc...
Forum: Touring
07-13-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Steve B.

Closest thing I see is the Soma fork designed for...

Closest thing I see is the Soma fork designed for the Wolverine.

No water bottle mounts though and an aluminum steerer.

https://www.somafab.com/archives/product/all-road-gravel-carbon-fork
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By Steve B.

This is the third Tuscany recommendation. I think...

This is the third Tuscany recommendation. I think I mentioned it as south of Florence (Chianti region) is about my favorite. Just note that if you stay in a town, that typically means an uphill ride...
07-13-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By Steve B.

Do a bit of research as the styles of mt. bike...

Do a bit of research as the styles of mt. bike trails in your area. You would want to start out on the easy and non-technical stuff and thatís dependent on the local terrain.

Also so do some...
Forum: Northeast
07-12-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,639
Posted By Steve B.

There’s a separated “sidewalk” section, with a...

There’s a separated “sidewalk” section, with a Jersey barrier separating the road and sidewalk. As well the on road section is a marked bike lane. I ride the bike lane and have had no issues though...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By Steve B.

Rome, Venice, Florence and Milan are all urban...

Rome, Venice, Florence and Milan are all urban cities, so can we assume, as per your post, you want a recommendation for just outside those areas ?.

North of Rome is the Tiber River valley of...
07-11-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,095
Posted By Steve B.

Well stated. I might, over many, many years,...

Well stated. I might, over many, many years, crack my aluminum mt. bike frame, probably wonít my carbon road. If my carbon takes a weird hit though itís toast and that could happen a week after...
Forum: Northeast
07-11-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Steve B.

There’s a sign on the Belt heading east at the...

There’s a sign on the Belt heading east at the Brooklyn/Queens border. I think it’s says “Leaving Brooklyn, FuhGedABoutIt”.
Forum: Touring
07-11-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By Steve B.

Beautiful stuff. Lot of work to record the...

Beautiful stuff.

Lot of work to record the "ride by" shots. Ride along, stop and set the camera, ride back, turn around and ride into and out of the shot. Stop, turn around and go get camera. Then...
07-10-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By Steve B.

Well you and I are "senior" members, thus we...

Well you and I are "senior" members, thus we judge as stupid a lot of stuff the younger folks see as fun.

I could see doing this DH run solo, nobody around. It might take me 6 hrs.
07-10-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,977
Posted By Steve B.

It seemingly works OK for Wahoo. The Elemnt,...

It seemingly works OK for Wahoo. The Elemnt, Bolt and Roam all require a iOS or Android app on a smartphone to activate and configure the device, it's done thru the BT connection. Once the devices...
07-09-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By Steve B.

Its downhill heaven, I watched all 49...

Its downhill heaven,

I watched all 49 YouTube minutes of the GoPro video from the guy who one the MegaAvalanche 2018 men’s Pro race. It was remarkable due to the high skill level to negotiate the...
07-09-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,977
Posted By Steve B.

The only time I use Express with my Edge 1000 is...

The only time I use Express with my Edge 1000 is if I get notice of a device OS upgrade. The Connect Mobile app works to get a finished ride data up to the Connect website and from there RWGPS picks...
Forum: Northeast
07-09-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 170,056
Posted By Steve B.

Todays ride was at the spanking new Shirley...

Todays ride was at the spanking new Shirley Chisholm State Park, in Brooklyn. The park opened last week, is located on the former Pennsylvania Ave. landfill, accessable from Penn. Ave. where you...
07-09-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,977
Posted By Steve B.

As a long time follower of the EL&G forum and...

As a long time follower of the EL&G forum and having read many threads from NJ, I can state that he (and I) follow this forum and have never read nor heard of anyone mentioning the BT setup and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,412
Posted By Steve B.

Plus a cassette and chain.

Plus a cassette and chain.
07-08-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,977
Posted By Steve B.

As NJ states, this is incorrect AFAIK. The 1030...

As NJ states, this is incorrect AFAIK. The 1030 manual is here:

https://www8.garmin.com/manuals/webhelp/edge1030/EN-US/GUID-6201FE16-EF74-4550-9C6B-4E207539707D.html

It does tell you how to...
07-08-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,977
Posted By Steve B.

Not aware that Garmin GPS units that have BT...

Not aware that Garmin GPS units that have BT capability require it for setup or use. Wahoo, Yes, you need a smartphone and functioning BT to get the units operational, but every Garmin I've used has...
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,348
Posted By Steve B.

Also know as a Mondegreen. ...

Also know as a Mondegreen.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mondegreen
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9,954
Views: 2,006,250
Posted By Steve B.

This just killed that movie for me. Milla...

This just killed that movie for me. Milla Jovovich is just so friggin hot in that movie and now I will see this photo.
07-08-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,977
Posted By Steve B.

What features are you most in need of in the...

What features are you most in need of in the 1030 ?. The Edge Explore does most of the functions, mostly skips a lot of the fitness oriented functions. Doesn't have the extended battery capability...
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