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06-13-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,708
Posted By spelger

i do. but what the heck, spend your money the way...

i do. but what the heck, spend your money the way you see fit. just have fun riding.
06-11-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,280
Posted By spelger

I think you already answered your question. If...

I think you already answered your question. If you donít trust it then donít ride it.
06-03-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,319
Posted By spelger

If I parked my bike in the house Iím pretty sure...

If I parked my bike in the house Iím pretty sure You would be reading my obit. 😅
05-28-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By spelger

check out my new single speed.

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05-19-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By spelger

Stac Zero Halcyon

I'm looking into getting a trainer. Last week and all this week is rain and wind and it is May.

i've been searching around for a lot and came across the Stac Zero Halcyon trainer that is a smart...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,046
Posted By spelger

👍 in other words, put your best foot forward.

👍

in other words, put your best foot forward.
05-02-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By spelger

i like this option. will have a look to see what...

i like this option. will have a look to see what is available, something very lite weight.

thanks for the idea.

-scott
05-01-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,035
Posted By spelger

hey, that's me too. not 'cus i can't, but i get...

hey, that's me too. not 'cus i can't, but i get yelled at if i even make the attempt.
05-01-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,035
Posted By spelger

i wear brand new ones for every ride. wear them...

i wear brand new ones for every ride. wear them and toss them out. easier that way.
05-01-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By spelger

New strava user, current speed unknown

Hi,

Been using stava for a few days now and i like the web interface. one thing i have a hard time getting over is the lack of absolute speed on the phone app. i've come to find out that to get...
03-31-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By spelger

Wow. Hugely useful links. Will need to read on a...

Wow. Hugely useful links. Will need to read on a pc instead of my phone.
03-31-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By spelger

Going to Seoul Korea

has anyone any experience riding there? I found a place that rents bikes. Will be bringing my shoes and pedals aside from clothes. Not sure what the rules of the road are yet.
03-23-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 952
Posted By spelger

What is this Q factor I see in this thread? Seems...

What is this Q factor I see in this thread? Seems related to foot separation when mounted on pedals. Or am I way off base?
03-23-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,219
Posted By spelger

I routinely go up a 4-6% grade. Donít think much...

I routinely go up a 4-6% grade. Donít think much about it. Sit all the way up, about 6-8 miles long. There is an 11% grade it the area that I have taken once, short, maybe half a mile. Nearly killed...
03-22-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By spelger

My next bike

hope you all will be able to keep up...

Which Way Bike | joe-ks.com (http://joe-ks.com/2005/which-way-bike)...
03-21-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 952
Posted By spelger

Well I like the price, in my budget. After...

Well I like the price, in my budget. After spending this winter training at my lbs on a computrainer I really would like to add a pm but the cost is just too much for me to justify it. This may be...
03-19-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 11,039
Posted By spelger

Well I for one am hoping and wishing you the best...

Well I for one am hoping and wishing you the best of success. Ride on!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,370
Posted By spelger

Hey, welcome to reno. have lived here about 14...

Hey, welcome to reno. have lived here about 14 years now. don't know much about training for that but give geiger grade a whirl. safer (IMO) that mt rose highway.

-scott
03-02-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,347
Posted By spelger

Socks, my dilemma

Alright, need help with this one. I canít figure this out on my own so I thought I would ask the masters. I canít decide if I should stick with my white socks or go with black. Iíve got a whole...
02-19-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By spelger

Beautiful...bicycles.

Beautiful...bicycles.
02-15-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,233
Posted By spelger

No way in hell would I ride that tire. Not with...

No way in hell would I ride that tire. Not with the kind of riding I do, 40+ down hill in places. Now maybe for a casual ride...nah, not even then.

and on the front too?
02-06-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,066
Posted By spelger

well, the reason why i see it as useless is...

well, the reason why i see it as useless is because of the wide open interpretation, at least that is how i read the thread opener. the units are meters per hour. i can always ride a steep short hill...
02-05-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,066
Posted By spelger

Demonstrates what a useless unit of measurement...

Demonstrates what a useless unit of measurement this is. I do about 580 meters in 50 minutes. Pretty sure I can do better on a shorter hill.
02-04-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,339
Posted By spelger

so what. beautiful woman smoking a cigarette....

so what. beautiful woman smoking a cigarette. personally can't stand 'em, but if you got 'em...
01-20-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By spelger

That first shot is a keeper. Iím keeping it!...

That first shot is a keeper. Iím keeping it! Thanks, Scott
01-20-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By spelger

I had been thinking of adjusting my saddle for a...

I had been thinking of adjusting my saddle for a while and the owner of the store who was working with me not only adjusted the seat forward but also raised my seat up about an inch and adjusted the...
01-19-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By spelger

Old for some/new for me (or, my butt hurts)

today i went to my LBS and when through something called a spin scan analysis. if you don;t know what it is it is supposed to measure how well/efficient your pedal stoke is. mine stunk. but i learned...
01-14-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,822
Posted By spelger

nothing to joke about really.

nothing to joke about really.
01-10-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,414
Posted By spelger

Not to be a jerk or anything buy why do people...

Not to be a jerk or anything buy why do people feel they need to be tipped just for doing their jobs? waiting tables...i get that. working on my bike/car/painting my house? i'm already paying for a...
01-06-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,055
Posted By spelger

wow, i was happily reading all the responses i...

wow, i was happily reading all the responses i got to a genuine question until i got to this one. what in my post implies that i don't know how to shift? i only made an observation about what my...
01-05-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,055
Posted By spelger

Gears 'n sprockets 'n what not

ok, don't beat me up too much on this...i want to know what the deal is with two sprockets (gears) in the front vs three in the front. my bike is apparently a bit older than the newer generation...
12-09-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 905
Posted By spelger

I have never heard this term before. Sounds like...

I have never heard this term before. Sounds like an odd word to use for what might be considered (to me) as breaking efficiency.
12-06-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,404
Posted By spelger

i found an intact one. completely drained...

i found an intact one. completely drained battery. i was able to clean it up, recharge it and just waited for someone to call. i even got it back to the owner.

-scott
10-26-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 472
Posted By spelger

:thumb:

:thumb:
10-21-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By spelger

the street rider looks interesting at home. i...

the street rider looks interesting at home. i just can't see myself using this out on the road. would have to get past that. still like the idea of rollers even though i fell off them a few times. i...
10-18-18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By spelger

I hate winter too, but enough about that...

Now that winter is upon us (see https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1158215-i-hate-winter.html for how much love there is for it) i've been thinking of getting a trainer. i've tried...
10-14-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By spelger

Here is what I ride with (sometimes). A bit old...

Here is what I ride with (sometimes). A bit old coming in at 20+ years but well enough made. What I like most is that it only attaches to the seat post. That way I can switch out seats when I need it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-18, 09:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,997
Posted By spelger

perhaps so, but every one starts somewhere. Maybe...

perhaps so, but every one starts somewhere. Maybe he forgot the part about climbing a 6% grade.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,997
Posted By spelger

i smell a personal attack of some sort here.

i smell a personal attack of some sort here.
09-25-18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,896
Posted By spelger

And that right there is the proper answer.

And that right there is the proper answer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,694
Posted By spelger

had to look HTFU up. i'm just ranting really. i...

had to look HTFU up. i'm just ranting really. i don't like to ride in the wind but when i do i consider it just a part of the workout. it just stinks sometimes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-18, 07:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,694
Posted By spelger

wouldn't that wind help...? :roflmao:

wouldn't that wind help...? :roflmao:
09-20-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By spelger

my first thought as well.

my first thought as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 09:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,694
Posted By spelger

I hate wind

it is the worst. today i was kicking my old self's butt according to my bike computer and then came the dreaded wind. wind to me is worse than a hill. hills are predictable but wind is so much worse....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,228
Posted By spelger

neither do i really. 51? sometimes i feel 15,...

neither do i really. 51? sometimes i feel 15, mentally anyway. :roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,228
Posted By spelger

How strong is strong?

on another thread i came across the phrase "Since there are a lot of strong older cyclists on this forum..." this made me wonder how to determine how strong "strong" is. so, what is the guideline?...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By spelger

The ride started just south of Reno NV and went...

The ride started just south of Reno NV and went 27 miles south were we turned around. No closed roads. I've ridden two closed roads before, celebratory events of new roads. really weird being able to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By spelger

Did my first charity ride yesterday

did my first charity ride ever yesterday. kind of fun to ride with so many people of different abilities. it was a round trip lasting 50~ miles. will have to say that the last hill was terrible, 400...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-18, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 582
Posted By spelger

Well hello there fellow Connecticution. Graduated...

Well hello there fellow Connecticution. Graduated UCONN back in '96. Never road on CT though. Enjoy the changing colors in a month or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,202
Posted By spelger

don't know. but would like to try. i like the...

don't know. but would like to try. i like the metal insulated bottle holder another poster mentioned. a cold drink sounds nice. it gets hot here and my frozen water becomes quite warm in a short...
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