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Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,192
Posted By GeneO

Had no problem syncing this last week this...

Had no problem syncing this last week this morning. All my data is intact. Good to have it back (nearly all of the way). I haven't had any server down or maintenace warnings since Sunday evening.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,192
Posted By GeneO

Or they can just sell it on the dark web for...

Or they can just sell it on the dark web for additional money besides the ransom or to punish Garmin for not paying it.
07-26-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25,399
Views: 2,499,991
Posted By GeneO

Only 25 mi, so only 90 for the week. Was awful...

Only 25 mi, so only 90 for the week. Was awful hot and muggy.
07-25-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By GeneO

These bikehand are the best IMO. They hold the...

These bikehand are the best IMO. They hold the bike securely work for different sized tires, and the springs last.
...
07-25-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By GeneO

The springs in those didn't last for me, and they...

The springs in those didn't last for me, and they did not cradle the wheel very securely.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,635
Posted By GeneO

Better to dredge up an old than start a new one...

Better to dredge up an old than start a new one IMHO.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,054
Posted By GeneO

Quoted for truth!

Quoted for truth!
07-19-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,452
Posted By GeneO

I had that happen once and needed a pick-up - I...

I had that happen once and needed a pick-up - I pushed it too far and couldn't go further.

It helps a LOT if you can stay in the shade out of the direct sunlight.
07-19-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By GeneO

I had squealing like a turkey with my SRAM Force...

I had squealing like a turkey with my SRAM Force Hydros. I just recently got fed up with it and replaced the SRAM/Avid rotors with some Shimano RT-70 rotors and no more squealing.
07-19-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By GeneO

SRAM Force 1 Hydro for 4 years with no problem....

SRAM Force 1 Hydro for 4 years with no problem. When should I expect this?
07-18-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,407
Posted By GeneO

Dot 5.1

Dot 5.1
07-18-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,407
Posted By GeneO

Very Nice. Yes, you have to bed the brakes in...

Very Nice.
Yes, you have to bed the brakes in for optimal stopping power.
Forum: Commuting
07-18-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,416
Posted By GeneO

You realize the OP was 2017?

You realize the OP was 2017?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,602
Posted By GeneO

Taillight is a Cygolite Hotshot 150. Two...

Taillight is a Cygolite Hotshot 150. Two headlights I use, A Light and Motion FC 1000 and a Garmin UT 800.
Both day and night.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,220
Posted By GeneO

I like hotter, preferably between 85F and 95F. I...

I like hotter, preferably between 85F and 95F. I think my limit would be about 105F, I have certainly rode in the 100s. Lower limit is around 45 these days.
However I do not do a lot of climbing...
07-17-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By GeneO

Personally, I like G2 and zero as well, On...

Personally, I like G2 and zero as well, On really hot days, I bring a bottle of ice water + a bottle of G2, and some energy gels.
I am sure you will find the balance you need.
Good luck and good...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,854,057
Posted By GeneO

Really like the paint job a lot. Nice bike!

Really like the paint job a lot. Nice bike!
07-17-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By GeneO

I think people were just saying the G2 or No...

I think people were just saying the G2 or No sugar Gatorade provide no carbs, only electrolytes and water.
07-15-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,407
Posted By GeneO

I have both SRAM Force 1 (dot) and Shimano 8070...

I have both SRAM Force 1 (dot) and Shimano 8070 (Mineral oil) hydros and I think the power and modulation are comparable - I do not notice any significant difference. Both are excellent in my book....
07-14-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By GeneO

definitely sounds like a muscle recovery issue...

definitely sounds like a muscle recovery issue then IMO. Right combo of carbs and protein and stretches needed. It is also helps to do a 1 or two mile cool down at the end where you basically spin...
07-14-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By GeneO

I do 35+ mi every other day. I can feel conked...

I do 35+ mi every other day. I can feel conked some time after the ride. that is usually a good thing. But i really feel exhausted if I don't have some recovery drink and stretches.
Immediately...
07-14-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,407
Posted By GeneO

Yes, I expect if you are on a long steep descent....

Yes, I expect if you are on a long steep descent. Mineral oil will boil before dot 5 so would soften the brakes more quickly as they heat. Don't know about to failure though - I live in the Midwest...
07-13-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By GeneO

I am on Lisinprril twice a day, metoprolol (beta...

I am on Lisinprril twice a day, metoprolol (beta blocker) trwice a day and hydrochlorothiazide (diuretic) and Plavix once a day. None of these affect my heat or cold tolerance, I so love the heat (80...
07-13-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,452
Posted By GeneO

:eek:

:eek:
07-13-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 25,399
Views: 2,499,991
Posted By GeneO

35.5 m i with about 920 feet in elevation. Nice...

35.5 m i with about 920 feet in elevation. Nice mid to high 80s but a bit windy. Good ride.
07-12-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By GeneO

A-main cycling has wide selection of hard to find...

A-main cycling has wide selection of hard to find parts.
07-12-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,407
Posted By GeneO

:eek:

:eek:
07-12-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By GeneO

Seems like the wrong forum. I would get a saddle...

Seems like the wrong forum. I would get a saddle width that fits my sitbones. No more, no less.
07-11-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25,399
Views: 2,499,991
Posted By GeneO

35 mi in mid to high 80F pretty clear day, Windy...

35 mi in mid to high 80F pretty clear day, Windy thouh- gusts in the mid to high 20 mph.
07-11-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,407
Posted By GeneO

Not my experience. On both bikes I have hydraulic...

Not my experience. On both bikes I have hydraulic disk brakes, they modulate well, and I can easily control how quickly I brake. Just another data point.
07-11-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 24,831
Posted By GeneO

I am a technology geek. I appreciate technology...

I am a technology geek. I appreciate technology from the human achievement and craftsmanship aspects. I have $4k and $5k bikes that I like to ride. I am no longer able to ride them fast though...
07-10-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,452
Posted By GeneO

^This Use my Halo in 95F+ and it keeps the...

^This
Use my Halo in 95F+ and it keeps the sweat out of my eyes fine. They have a sweat seal across the forehead that channels the seat away, I use this flavor:
...
07-09-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,684
Posted By GeneO

That's not new. It has been that way for some...

That's not new. It has been that way for some time. My bikes come with an assortment of service manuals for the components that are usually not a complete set. I just find any missing I need online....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 4,132,066
Posted By GeneO

Another Halo ...

Another Halo
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Some socks...
07-09-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 657
Posted By GeneO

Stick with it! :thumb:

Stick with it! :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
07-09-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,828
Posted By GeneO

Well three times that I can think of, getting...

Well three times that I can think of, getting picked up, but only one was breakdown related.

First I got a flat in mid 90F temps on a crushed limestone trail (man they reflect heat). I changed the...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By GeneO

Probably the Radial. A Radial 26 was my go-to...

Probably the Radial. A Radial 26 was my go-to pack. Really well suited for commuting.
07-07-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 657
Posted By GeneO

If you want something different and quick and...

If you want something different and quick and easy to setup and stow away, I like my Feedback sports Omnium Over-drive.

https://www.amazon.com/FeedBack-Sports-Omnium-Portable-Trainer/dp/B01E03AJAS...
07-06-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25,399
Views: 2,499,991
Posted By GeneO

35 mi yesterday, 15 if which at night on bike...

35 mi yesterday, 15 if which at night on bike trails with wife, rest in 92F afternoon sun.
07-05-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,452
Posted By GeneO

Went for a short 19 mi ride in the 92F today....

Went for a short 19 mi ride in the 92F today. Going for a 15 mi or so ride with my wife after dark tonight on the bike trails. Will be her first night riding here in Ohio.
07-04-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,452
Posted By GeneO

:thumb: Be safe. Happy 4th,!

:thumb: Be safe. Happy 4th,!
07-04-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,452
Posted By GeneO

I hear ya. Beta blockers suck. Not getting enough...

I hear ya. Beta blockers suck. Not getting enough blood to your muscles sucks. But I'm alive 🙂

I have been on them for years. I seem to have worked past them though - built up immunity? My blood...
07-03-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25,399
Views: 2,499,991
Posted By GeneO

33 mi in 93F on the Roubaix. Still 10 days of...

33 mi in 93F on the Roubaix. Still 10 days of 90F+ temps ahead (as far ass I can see). Think I will do a night ride on Sunday.
Forum: Commuting
07-03-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By GeneO

Really like the sound of mine too. Really well...

Really like the sound of mine too. Really well made and very compact.


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07-03-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,452
Posted By GeneO

I kind of like hot vs. cool - in 80s and 90s even...

I kind of like hot vs. cool - in 80s and 90s even 100. We are having a two week spell of 90s. Did 2 33 mi low 90 rides this week. Just need to keep hydrated and out of direct sun as much as possible....
07-03-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By GeneO

Geez, how much does that weigh? :)

Geez, how much does that weigh? :)
07-01-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By GeneO

Don't touch the rotor surface. Seriously, oil...

Don't touch the rotor surface. Seriously, oil from your hand can completely destroy your breaking power.
07-01-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By GeneO

Yeah, a caliper isn't a gun or like rim brakes....

Yeah, a caliper isn't a gun or like rim brakes. The brakes calipers self adjust, so if you force the pads out, they will self adjust back to closer. Is it a thru-axle or quick-release? If the former...
06-30-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,146
Posted By GeneO

I generally only purchase bike and computer parts...

I generally only purchase bike and computer parts from Amazon if it is either sold by or fulfilled by Amazon. There are also some storefronts that are trustworthy (e.g. Competitive Cyclist, Silca,...
06-29-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25,399
Views: 2,499,991
Posted By GeneO

33.5 miles in 93 heat index on the road with my...

33.5 miles in 93 heat index on the road with my Diverge gravel bike for a change. Was really muggy but I feel good.
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