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04-19-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By spelger

you can try but it is doubtful. if yo attempt to...

you can try but it is doubtful. if yo attempt to do it do not grab the RD, you will likely just bend the RD. remove RD and remove the hanger from the frame. put the hanger in a vice and use an...
04-19-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 415
Posted By spelger

what was question 1 again?

what was question 1 again?
04-19-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By spelger

in the words of Gollum they were probably stupid...

in the words of Gollum they were probably stupid fat hobbits.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/395x394/0_yt7mwvdb8e08xxhk_f86804dbbc8eb47b013dd299a7b418448aae63a9.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 743
Posted By spelger

I have only one ride, an aluminum Trek 1.2 about...

I have only one ride, an aluminum Trek 1.2 about 2007 or 8. size is 52cm. 8 speed triple 50/30 with 12/28 cassette. favorite route is up Geiger grade. not as long as mt rose highway (route from reno...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 814
Posted By spelger

This is why i like my trainer so much. during...

This is why i like my trainer so much. during winter i don't ride outside (have become a wimp lately) so i can ride "hills" in my garage, and they can be worse than anything near me. good weather...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 743
Posted By spelger

+1 for renting is possible. was going to suggest...

+1 for renting is possible. was going to suggest this too. i am heading to miami from reno and will be renting. seems far easier but who knows.
04-16-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By spelger

i don't have a dumb trainer so i do not know the...

i don't have a dumb trainer so i do not know the interface for the virtual power that the apps provide. do they have a customize interface? or can you only select a specific trainer? if a custom then...
04-15-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,643
Posted By spelger

You forgot to add the cute whistling emoji.

You forgot to add the cute whistling emoji.
04-15-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,877
Posted By spelger

and i thought it was to have a low resting heart...

and i thought it was to have a low resting heart rate.
04-14-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By spelger

1677 lbs? maybe you should visit this thread... ...

1677 lbs? maybe you should visit this thread...

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1228145-i-would-like-encourage-fat-challenged-lose-weight.html

:roflmao:
04-14-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By spelger

and it was really weird. as i said, it was like i...

and it was really weird. as i said, it was like i was standing still. a figure of speech but that is what made me laugh the first time. the second time i was just a bit annoyed because i had been...
04-14-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By spelger

i am about a meter from a 40" screen so it is...

i am about a meter from a 40" screen so it is easy for me to see everything. i really don't know how they are going faster unless they reduced their weight/height significantly. someone on BF...
04-13-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By spelger

Alpe du Zwift

road up the alpe yesterday. figured i have very little time to do it before my subscription runs out. anyway, i was near the bottom and was somewhere around 3.5 w/kg when all of a sudden a pair of...
04-13-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By spelger

if you read my third post i described canceling...

if you read my third post i described canceling in early 2020 then restarting in late 2020 and picked up exactly where i left off. i have already canceled this year and plan to resume later this year...
04-12-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,643
Posted By spelger

i have no problem passing others while out....

i have no problem passing others while out. passed a few yesterday. one couple was moving too slow for me up a short hill. passed and wound up making a strava PR. very surprised about that becasue i...
04-11-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By spelger

I missed the part about the noise being from the...

I missed the part about the noise being from the left side.

That aside, I had a similar problem with my triple but only when in the big ring. turned out to be the crank hitting the outside of the...
04-09-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By spelger

looks to me like something was rubbing on it,...

looks to me like something was rubbing on it, like during transport on a bike rack? slower inspection will tell more.
04-07-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By spelger

there is no way i could do without the pads....

there is no way i could do without the pads. those big bulges on your bars look uncomfortable to me with respect to a hand grip location. to me it is the loss of a hand position. maybe it works for...
04-07-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By spelger

pretty sure the aircraft industry would be...

pretty sure the aircraft industry would be interested to know about aluminum wearing out. amazing that some of those planes are still flying after 50 years.
...
04-06-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By spelger

how that all connected? i am assuming one to the...

how that all connected? i am assuming one to the sensors via bluetooth and the other via ant?
04-06-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By spelger

i began zwift in Nov 2019 and canceled in Apr...

i began zwift in Nov 2019 and canceled in Apr 2020. i was some way into the Everest challenge and about level 26ish. when i restarted in Nov 2020 i had everything waiting for me exactly where i left...
04-06-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By spelger

Pausing only works for a few weeks...which i will...

Pausing only works for a few weeks...which i will forget to extend and i'll just get charged for something that i won't use. i canceled this time last year too and started back up in nov just last...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,932
Posted By spelger

:lol:

:lol:
04-05-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By spelger

Clicking sound from...

not sure exactly, sound seems to occur only under higher torque like when climbing standing or applying enough force while seated in both the middle and big chain ring (not sure about little ring,...
04-04-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By spelger

Canceled Zwift

Its that time of year for me here in northern nevada. the weather is beginning to be too nice to ride indoors. yesterday was really awesome. so, goodbye zwift, see you next year. or not, hoping RGT...
04-04-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By spelger

does not serviceable also mean not replaceable? i...

does not serviceable also mean not replaceable? i would not expect the bearings to go bad unless contaminated with dirt. keep it clean.
04-03-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By spelger

the think rider is made in china and looks to be...

the think rider is made in china and looks to be completely chinese. not that there is anything wrong with that, after all, my wife was made in china. however, you get what you pay for. personally i...
04-03-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By spelger

don't know much about rouvy but as i understand...

don't know much about rouvy but as i understand things bike weight really does not mean much on the flats (after the acceleration phase). a lighter bike will help on climbs and a heavier one on...
04-03-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By spelger

how about just "rock, paper, scissors?"

how about just "rock, paper, scissors?"
04-02-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,178
Posted By spelger

For the same reason you park your car in the...

For the same reason you park your car in the driveway and drive your car on the parkway.
04-02-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,370
Posted By spelger

what's this elderly stuff?

what's this elderly stuff?
04-01-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,601
Posted By spelger

I don't care which way this goes, i am getting my...

I don't care which way this goes, i am getting my pitchforks and torches ready. just point me in the right direction. ;)
04-01-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By spelger

Yeah, stretching is not why i have them. i just...

Yeah, stretching is not why i have them. i just need another place for my hands. really to take the weight off of them. i have drops and that gives me a lot of options but after a long time in teh...
03-30-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By spelger

the picture i found on the schwinn site shows toe...

the picture i found on the schwinn site shows toe cages and some sort of clip on the other...are they spd by any chance? if spd then i would be surprised if they need adjustment wiht the same old...
03-30-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By spelger

These:...

These: https://profile-design.com/products/airstryke-ii

The pads spring up providing access to the underside when needed. They are loud when going over bumpy terrain and all roads here have chip...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,752
Posted By spelger

Sock height is really a thing? so glad i don't...

Sock height is really a thing? so glad i don't care.
03-29-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By spelger

Thanks all. Will ride accordingly.

Thanks all. Will ride accordingly.
03-29-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,904
Posted By spelger

Funny, i was thinking "work of art."

Funny, i was thinking "work of art."
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By spelger

Suggest OP ask to have this moved to bike...

Suggest OP ask to have this moved to bike mechanics threads.
03-28-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By spelger

Agree with above. I ride an 8 speed and just...

Agree with above. I ride an 8 speed and just bought a new cassette.
03-27-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By spelger

i put aerobars on last year and almost live in...

i put aerobars on last year and almost live in them now. best thing i ever did after taking up riding.
03-26-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By spelger

Most here don't do spin bikes and i am guessing...

Most here don't do spin bikes and i am guessing that is what that list is. i cannot offer help there, but, now that winter is ending you might consider a used smart trainer and a used bike to put on...
03-25-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By spelger

VO2max do me in?

Yesterday i did a VO2max session. today i rode and was really tired, enough that i stopped earlier than i had expected. Any relationship? I did poke around the net but did not find anything other...
03-25-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,916
Posted By spelger

i would say "obsessive."

i would say "obsessive."
03-25-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,916
Posted By spelger

i somewhat enjoyed reading this thread as it went...

i somewhat enjoyed reading this thread as it went on and am mystified that anyone would care so much about what someone else rides. not just this but other threads as well.
03-25-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By spelger

That, in my opinion, is one of the problems with...

That, in my opinion, is one of the problems with zwift. as far as i can tell you do not have a choice and the update comes before you ride. i'd far prefer to update after i ride, not before partly...
03-25-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By spelger

briefly looked up what your trainer is and it is...

briefly looked up what your trainer is and it is a smart trainer so you should feel grades changes. what route were you doing? if only riding on the desert route you will not feel much change since...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By spelger

Enjoy the bike. I'd be happy to have one as nice...

Enjoy the bike. I'd be happy to have one as nice as that.
Ride more and you will get faster, but as caloso (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/caloso-3283.html) said you do have to push yourself...
03-23-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 823
Posted By spelger

I wouldn't use Win10 with a 10 foot pole. I do...

I wouldn't use Win10 with a 10 foot pole. I do use a 10 foot pole at work though. :(
03-23-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 823
Posted By spelger

my rig is a 10 year old laptop running Win7....

my rig is a 10 year old laptop running Win7. zwift takes forever to start partly due to the HDD so your SDD should be an improvement. it has 16 GB memory although Dell claims it will only support 8....
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