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02-26-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By SapInMyBlood

The ONLY things that hurt are your knees and...

The ONLY things that hurt are your knees and back? Please tell us your secrets

All joking Aside, your toes on that second photo look hell pointed... That would strain the crap out of my knees
02-26-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Stupid question, but does your watch have a...

Stupid question, but does your watch have a outdoor versus indoor cycling setting? Mine does.

As for your actual question I can't help.. Is there an airplane mode / GPS off option for your watch?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Bikebug directly told me that the Lake...

Bikebug directly told me that the Lake distributors in Aus explicitly do not stock MTB shoes.

As for online shops.. I really Want to be able to try them on. There is no other way with my feet. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By SapInMyBlood

They're soft / supple enough that my feet fit and...

They're soft / supple enough that my feet fit and they're not terrible. I still have some forefoot discomfort but at this point I can't tell you what the exact cause is. My feet fit reasonably well....
Forum: Touring
02-23-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,684
Posted By SapInMyBlood

My friend used one to cross South America down to...

My friend used one to cross South America down to Tierra del Fuego. IIRC he was running 38's on it too
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I also settled on the same Lakes in a 44W after...

I also settled on the same Lakes in a 44W after trying them on in store versus the cheaper ones.
They also have a heat moldable heel cup for what it's worth
I'm 265mm long.. And 114-115mm wide....
02-10-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,789
Views: 301,193
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Black Book 10/10 awesome movie!

Black Book 10/10 awesome movie!
02-10-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Go visit your local bike shops and buy something...

Go visit your local bike shops and buy something that they do have in stock. If a Giant Talon is your ideal, go around. Other brands will have something similar.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19,896
Views: 4,311,548
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Oval rainbow Chainring ...

Oval rainbow Chainring
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02-07-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By SapInMyBlood

How do you flip it up? Looks bolted o.o

How do you flip it up? Looks bolted o.o
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,277
Posted By SapInMyBlood

The tire pressure will decrease once the...

The tire pressure will decrease once the temperature lowers. So it will still be similar once outside
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,277
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I'm 170lbs. I ride 28s tubed with 65F/70R. You'll...

I'm 170lbs. I ride 28s tubed with 65F/70R. You'll be good!
01-28-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,947
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I do a lot of long rides. Longest to date has...

I do a lot of long rides. Longest to date has been 12 hours riding in a day. Before I do anything beyond that I need to figure out my shoes and bike fit so I can actually pedal comfortably.
01-28-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,551
Posted By SapInMyBlood

A road 52cm fits me well at 5'7.5" But...

A road 52cm fits me well at 5'7.5"

But looking at gravel bikes a 49-50cm fits the same geo
01-28-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,947
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I'll take a nice aero tope tube bag for supplies...

I'll take a nice aero tope tube bag for supplies
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01-28-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Another option is to use voice mapping (Google...

Another option is to use voice mapping (Google maps) and then put some headphones into your ears

Alternatively run it off external power like a battery bank heldd in your pocket or even better a...
Forum: Touring
01-27-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,016
Posted By SapInMyBlood

The average watts depends much more on the rider,...

The average watts depends much more on the rider, their bike, their cda, their pannier configuration, weight...
It's basically entirely irrelevant.

Ask your coriders what speed they average and...
01-27-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,972
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Thanks for all the help guys! It sounds like I'll...

Thanks for all the help guys! It sounds like I'll employ an exacto knife and trim it down to shape. Currently, I'm not envisioning any way that the little flap wouldn't occur while it's folded...
01-26-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,972
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Help with bar tape - end plug hell

Like a lot of you, I try to do my own home brew maintenance and try to do my best.

I'm failing miserably.

How do you get the bartape to sit nicely within the bar plug? I keep getting an ugly...
01-25-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,184
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Swapping from the 52/36 to a 50/34 might be...

Swapping from the 52/36 to a 50/34 might be possible if you find someone around you locally that wants to gear up! Might be a free trade across the board. Otherwise you can usually find a secondhand...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,193
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I think you just sold me on an aspero. ******g...

I think you just sold me on an aspero. ******g salesman 👍
01-19-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By SapInMyBlood

That's an elegant solution !

That's an elegant solution !
01-19-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,758
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Many people now refer to this state of mind as...

Many people now refer to this state of mind as Flow state
01-19-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,721
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Post-ride is one of the few times that I really...

Post-ride is one of the few times that I really drink anything. After a long day of slogging in the heat, a beer sure does hit the spot
01-18-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Toptube bag? ...

Toptube bag?

https://cdn.road.cc/sites/default/files/restrap-top-tube-bag.jpg

Handlebar feedbag?

https://bikepacking.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/bikepacking-stem-bag-29-740x494.jpg
01-15-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,217
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I also do a lot of fasted riding, up to 200km...

I also do a lot of fasted riding, up to 200km rides

But I do drink water and supplement with salt liberally
01-12-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,049
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Muscle ups Planche Front and back levers ...

Muscle ups
Planche
Front and back levers
Pistol squats
Handstands (Handstand Pushups..)

If you can achieve these movements, you don't need to worry about going to any gym
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,024
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Given the circumstances, there is only one...

Given the circumstances, there is only one plausible answer :

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,024
Posted By SapInMyBlood

There are many countries in this world, and many...

There are many countries in this world, and many of them do things differently than each other

-Australia
01-04-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,119
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Just put on some nice cushy light 32-35mm René...

Just put on some nice cushy light 32-35mm René herse or similar tyres
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,991
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I used maffetone method to get mine and it's...

I used maffetone method to get mine and it's served me really well.
155 max for aerobic all efforts. It's my "go forever speed"
Edit: 26 years old
12-29-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I find real food hits the spot better than just...

I find real food hits the spot better than just sugary ****.

It's also very important to look at what intensity you're riding at, what kind of terrain, and ultimately what your nutritional needs...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,525
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Polarized safety glasses from your local hardware...

Polarized safety glasses from your local hardware store are awesome

Your local REI will have an in-house brand with neat all-rounder outdoor sunglasses.

I'm personally a big fan of the...
12-27-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I get the comparison between the three operating...

I get the comparison between the three operating systems. My needs for a GPS aren't skyhigh so I think I'll adapt fairly easily either way.

I just did a device reset on my 810, and had it...
12-26-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,510
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Fackin Rob.

Fackin Rob.
Forum: For Sale
12-26-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By SapInMyBlood

You would have more interested buyers if you put...

You would have more interested buyers if you put up a location :)
12-26-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By SapInMyBlood

GPS Recommendations

After having my existing Garmin 810 crash more and more during my current riding, I'm starting to accept I need a new computer. The current market availability seems both expensive but also contains...
12-15-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,865
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I can hold 50 just long enough to get away from...

I can hold 50 just long enough to get away from people 😂

As for 35.. No. Not cruising, nor regularly. You know what I mean.
12-15-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,233
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I hope this makes your day better. Listen to...

I hope this makes your day better. Listen to music and hear your environment too!
https://www.aftershokz.com.au/Home
12-14-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,865
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I make it an experiment. (I have aero bars on my...

I make it an experiment. (I have aero bars on my road bike.)
I usually cruise around between 29-35. I'll get on my aero bars and slowly starting increasing the pace, 1kph at a time and see how long...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-13-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,643
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Step 1 - Rent a fat bike. Go ride in said...

Step 1 - Rent a fat bike. Go ride in said territory for yourself and see how it feels.
Step 2 - rent a road bike. Go ride on the road and see how it feels.
Step 3 - Decide for yourself if you want...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,951
Posted By SapInMyBlood

For ****s and giggles ... mostly to make people...

For ****s and giggles ... mostly to make people laugh.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,951
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I have clip-on aerobars on my Specialized...

I have clip-on aerobars on my Specialized Roubaix. I ride a lot of solo long-distance stuff and there is just a massive advantage to being lower, supported, and comfortable on aerobars.

With that...
11-28-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,510
Posted By SapInMyBlood

That is an insane amount of riding! Holy crap. I...

That is an insane amount of riding! Holy crap. I want that level of comfort on my bike ... saddle, shoes, bikefit, etc.



Glycogen comes from carbs / sugars 90% of the time. It cannot be...
11-28-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,510
Posted By SapInMyBlood

A lot of the advice in this thread has been...

A lot of the advice in this thread has been pretty good. You can lose weight by riding 0km and controlling your diet.

Riding anaerobically (high output) will burn calories faster but will also...
11-26-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,796
Posted By SapInMyBlood

It wasn't aimed at you or anyone in particular!...

It wasn't aimed at you or anyone in particular! :love: Just reassuring the OP that maybe their circumstances are more intense than others' ... that's all.

But yeah learning to be comfortable with...
11-26-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,796
Posted By SapInMyBlood

A bit on context: Someone using disc brakes...

A bit on context:

Someone using disc brakes on their road cycle-touring machine in flat country might only touch the brakes a few times a day for traffic lights, or to pull into a cafe. very...
11-17-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,834
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I haven't read too much of the replies but ... ...

I haven't read too much of the replies but ...

1- Carbon is IMO unnecessary in this application.
2- The Salsa Cutthroat takes big enough tires (apart from a fat bike) while being carbon and light...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,543
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I'm 5'7 (170cm) with a rather short inseam as...

I'm 5'7 (170cm) with a rather short inseam as well ... 28-29". I ride a 52cm Roubaix and the standover height is a non-issue. I wonder where they're measuring it, since these Specialized bikes have...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,909
Posted By SapInMyBlood

You can definitely climb hills on a single speed...

You can definitely climb hills on a single speed it's just way less comfortable. People have done the Tour Divide on a SS

As for light bikes, there's not much off the shelf that will be under...
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