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03-26-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By jimc101

Just get yourself some decent rotors, i.e....

Just get yourself some decent rotors, i.e. Shimano Deore level and above (nothing that says resin pads only like the RT56 which are junk)

If you were going to look at floating rotors , thinking...
03-23-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 868
Posted By topflightpro

Don't overthink it. Take her to the shop and let...

Don't overthink it. Take her to the shop and let her try some things out. Let her figure out what kind of shifting set up she likes, and find something that fits her comfortably and meets your...
03-15-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,445
Posted By KingoftheNorth

Thank you for the affirmation. Perhaps we...

Thank you for the affirmation.

Perhaps we need to ask why then the cyclists with $$$$ insist on telling people what they cost?

Frankly I really don't care what their bikes cost because Im quite...
03-15-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,445
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

find a new club

find a new club
02-26-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By gauvins

(F5 + 2nd gen speed/cadence) My experience...

(F5 + 2nd gen speed/cadence)

My experience is that the watch will display speed based on sensor data, whenever available. Noticeable at traffic lights - w/o sensor, you'll see speed going down...
02-26-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
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?
02-19-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,129
Posted By caloso

My wife is a home organizer. She's seen that...

My wife is a home organizer. She's seen that trend happening for years now, but with things like adult children having to deal with multiple sets of "good china" or "good furniture" that Mom held on...
02-18-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,129
Posted By Bill in VA

Never underestimate the incentive for baby...

Never underestimate the incentive for baby boomers to live longer just to spite those who say, "Hey Boomer!"
02-12-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,701
Posted By woodcraft

Planning to have the bikes not visible from the...

Planning to have the bikes not visible from the street when the garage door is open would be good if there is a theft problem.
02-12-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,701
Posted By Retro Grouch

If I were designing a garage with bicycle storage...

If I were designing a garage with bicycle storage in mind, I'd be thinking vertically. How much unused overhead space are you going to have?
02-04-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,915
Posted By tomato coupe

Riding tape-free is great, until you start to...

Riding tape-free is great, until you start to sweat.
02-03-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,387
Posted By tyrion

Are there matching shorts?

Are there matching shorts?
02-03-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 749
Posted By blakcloud

When this happened to me, I went to a bike shop...

When this happened to me, I went to a bike shop and let them do all the work. Go to a Cannondale shop and let them write up the estimate and the same for the Giant. When it comes from a some what...
02-01-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 970
Posted By Wildwood

i would SO under-utilize that beast. :o

i would SO under-utilize that beast. :o
01-31-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By mstateglfr

Totally understand this approach, but i can't see...

Totally understand this approach, but i can't see doing it myself.
I would rather spend $2k per bike for a road bike and gravel bike rather than spend $4k for a gravel bike with extra road wheels,...
01-30-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By unterhausen

I know some of the newer devices save an...

I know some of the newer devices save an activity, but this doesn't appear to be one of those. Is it possible that you were running garmin connect on your phone during this activity? The forerunner...
01-30-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By njkayaker

An activity is a file. A device can only be...

An activity is a file. A device can only be creating one activity file at a time.

The name of the activity file is (for some devices) the date and time the record button was pressed. Other devices...
01-29-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Iride01

When you say you added it to Garmin Connect. Was...

When you say you added it to Garmin Connect. Was that actually the Garmin Connect App on your phone or was it the website?

I will have thought that if you can add a speed sensor to the...
01-29-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By unterhausen

Doesn't the activity say what device reported it?...

Doesn't the activity say what device reported it? Sounds like a bug
01-27-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,349
Posted By hillyman

For extra fun you should have asked BF for pedal...

For extra fun you should have asked BF for pedal suggestions. It's about time for a good pedal fight
01-26-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,129
Posted By philbob57

Another over-generalization, I think. At 76, I'm...

Another over-generalization, I think. At 76, I'm slow, so I may look like I'm on a leisurely ride, but my heart rate monitor says I work hard on the bike, nevertheless.:)
01-26-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By Pratt

A second set of wheels is an excellent idea. ...

A second set of wheels is an excellent idea. Then the stage is set for concern about damaging the axles and brake alignment through changing the wheel sets too often, thus justifying N+1 on the...
01-26-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,915
Posted By OnTheTarmac

Zero degrees Kelvin

Zero degrees Kelvin
01-25-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,395
Posted By Rolla

For casual riding, I'd choose comfort over...

For casual riding, I'd choose comfort over efficiency, regardless of terrain. Higher volume = more comfort. A typical hybrid bike will probably feel and ride great with 35 - 42mm width tires. Stay...
01-24-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,794
Posted By fooferdoggie

there is really no standard closing sizes. just...

there is really no standard closing sizes. just ask women.
01-17-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,088
Posted By berner

Person with two watches never knows the time, so...

Person with two watches never knows the time, so says Confucius.
01-16-21, 02:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,204
Posted By HD3andMe

Where do people get this absolute nonsense from? ...

Where do people get this absolute nonsense from?

It's certainly not based on experience, or even a minimal amount of knowledge about composites.
01-13-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By topflightpro

Ziplock bags are going to be your best bet. They...

Ziplock bags are going to be your best bet. They are cheaper and easier to use than pretty much anything else.

I tend to go with quart size freezer bags. Even when the seal stops working, just...
01-10-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,753
Posted By rydabent

Any tire that makes noise when riding on a hard...

Any tire that makes noise when riding on a hard surface is using up energy.
01-06-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By veganbikes

Then I would probably bend it slightly and...

Then I would probably bend it slightly and carefully and be done with it save the money towards a bike you want. If it isn't perfect and you sell it just let the buyer know.
01-04-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By veganbikes

If you didn't want to try bending a probably low...

If you didn't want to try bending a probably low grade aluminum chainring, Prowheel stuff is pretty cheap stuff so is not a bad candidate for replacement but you also have to consider the quality of...
01-04-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By blamester

Does it drop the chain? if it doesn't I would...

Does it drop the chain?
if it doesn't I would try and adjust the fd first to get rid of the noise that way. No harm can be done by doing that.
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Sorry missed the bit where you tried to adjust...
01-04-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By alcjphil

Before trying to bend the chainring, check to see...

Before trying to bend the chainring, check to see if it runs true when not under load. Drop the chain off the crank and spin the pedals slowly to see how true the chainring is. This bike has a...
01-04-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By dabac

I would not get a FS for that usage. I might not...

I would not get a FS for that usage. I might not even get a MTB. Unless you intend to hit roots and rocks HARD, consider a rigid fork hybrid.

Whenever you’re on a budget, look for a bike with as...
01-04-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By dsbrantjr

I have found that a small long-nose Vise-Grips®...

I have found that a small long-nose Vise-Grips® works well for truing chain rings.https://www.amazon.com/VISE-GRIP-Original-Locking-Pliers-1602L3/dp/B0000BYD9A
01-04-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By 79pmooney

Does the gap between the outer and inner rings...

Does the gap between the outer and inner rings change as you rotate the pedals? Often the issue is with the crankset itself; very likely at the fit to the BB spindle. (If so, the crescent wrench...
01-04-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By Iride01

2 mm is only .079 inches. An that is only a...

2 mm is only .079 inches. An that is only a little more than 1/16 inch. So if 2 mm is the full range of movement from one to the other, then it's only little more than 1/32" out of kilter.

Is...
01-04-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By HillRider

Since this is the outer chainring it's likely it...

Since this is the outer chainring it's likely it has a pin on the outside face opposite the crank arm to prevent a spilled chain from wedging between the arm and the ring. If so, you don't want to...
01-04-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By masi61

A lot of old school LBS mechanics used to have a...

A lot of old school LBS mechanics used to have a chainring bending tool which is probably quite similar to the disc bending tool you are referring to. I'm not sure if the thickness of a brake rotor...
12-26-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,996
Posted By DrIsotope

I personally don't believe in the under/overbiked...

I personally don't believe in the under/overbiked thing at all. If the same rider does X.XX time on a course on a rigid/CX bike, they will quite likely annihilate that time on some fancy uber-MTB....
12-22-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,791
Posted By BlindGuyRides

Last my eyes were checked 20/500 without...

Last my eyes were checked 20/500 without correction, 20/300 with, and it's been a few years since then. I have never been able to drive and my eyesight is getting worse due to age. e-books are a...
12-22-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,791
Posted By SkinGriz

Are you actually blind and riding bicycles? ...

Are you actually blind and riding bicycles?
That’s really cool.

I also have a big box store bike. I’ve recently started riding it quite a bit more because my kids are now really enjoying riding...
12-22-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By Thomas15

This past summer, one year into riding bikes, I...

This past summer, one year into riding bikes, I rode 5 metric centuries and one 74 mile non-stop ride on a rail trail riding a MTB/hybrid bike. So gosh gee I personally think it's the Indian not the...
12-22-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By mack_turtle

The Marlin is an entry level mountain bike. It's...

The Marlin is an entry level mountain bike. It's not a great mountain bike and will feel like a pig on the roads compared to the alternatives. It sounds like a "gravel bike" will be a good option for...
12-21-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,774
Posted By mack_turtle

I cringe every time I hear the word "cagers."...

I cringe every time I hear the word "cagers." using that term is a good indication that a cyclist is a self-martyring elitist. a vast majority of people outside of densely-packed cities also drive...
12-18-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,133
Posted By CAT7RDR

There is not a problem in life that spending...

There is not a problem in life that spending money on can't make worse.
12-18-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,133
Posted By mack_turtle

no one is telling you things you don't want to...

no one is telling you things you don't want to hear because we are snobs or for some personal reason. it's because many of us have "been there" and know first-hand just how futile it is to "upgrade"...
12-16-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,249
Posted By GlennR

So you stop, get off, drop the seat, go down the...

So you stop, get off, drop the seat, go down the hill, get off, raise the seat and continue your ride.

got it.
12-16-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By DrIsotope

I know this is a longshot, but in these trying...

I know this is a longshot, but in these trying times, I would straight-up ask the airline. I'm assuming planes are still operating at limited capacity (meaning the cargo hold is half empty as well)...
12-15-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,434
Posted By asgelle

You still don't get it. Inertial load is how fast...

You still don't get it. Inertial load is how fast the wheel accelerates or decelerates when power changes (not pedaling is just the particular case where power goes to 0). Coasting is when your legs...
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