Bike Forums - Search Results

Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: njkayaker
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 3.90 seconds.
04-01-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,613
Posted By njkayaker

Calling it a "high speed chase" is total...

Calling it a "high speed chase" is total melodrama.

The cops calling it "fleeing" is another instance of melodrama.
04-01-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,613
Posted By njkayaker

Total melodrama.

Total melodrama.
04-01-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,613
Posted By njkayaker

No, the sign in the video doesn't prove there was...

No, the sign in the video doesn't prove there was a sign on the other leg. The sign in the video is irrelevant beyond suggesting there would be a sign on the other leg.


This is going waaay into...
04-01-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,541
Posted By njkayaker

Illegal. Not illegal.

Illegal.


Not illegal.
04-01-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,613
Posted By njkayaker

Not sure why people don't provide the Google Map...

Not sure why people don't provide the Google Map links.

Overview from Google Maps It's interesting that thinks the roads go on or connect..
...
04-01-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,613
Posted By njkayaker

No, we don't have to make that assumption. ...

No, we don't have to make that assumption.

It certainly suggests there will be one but does not guarantee it.

Though, it would odd if the cops were stopping people if the sign was missing. That...
04-01-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,613
Posted By njkayaker

It's kind of late. ​​​​​ The cyclists were...

It's kind of late.
​​​​​
The cyclists were were probably focused to the left (away from the stop sign and away from the cop).

I'll speculate that the route was fairly routine and they went...
04-01-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,613
Posted By njkayaker

??? How are people supposed to see the sign...

???

How are people supposed to see the sign seen from the police vehicle?

That sign, obviously, isn't for people coming the other way.

It suggests that the other legs have stops bit doesn't...
03-30-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,221
Posted By njkayaker

I had no problems using an 800 on long rides with...

I had no problems using an 800 on long rides with a cheap, small battery using maps continually.
03-30-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By njkayaker

You feel something. You are hypothesizing it's...

You feel something. You are hypothesizing it's due to magnets.
03-30-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By njkayaker

No magnets there.

No magnets there.
03-30-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,221
Posted By njkayaker

Using a charger is cheap and easy to do. People...

Using a charger is cheap and easy to do. People have been using them for years.

The effort of planning work-arounds like strip maps probably isn't worth it. It's a lot more fussy work and you lose...
03-30-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,785
Posted By njkayaker

I'm amazed you asked a question without providing...

I'm amazed you asked a question without providing sufficient information and you keep complaining that you aren't getting the answer you want.

I'm amazed that you keep expecting people to change...
03-29-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By njkayaker

The 1030 is significantly better than the 1000. I...

The 1030 is significantly better than the 1000. I would not get a 1000 over a 1030.

Though, if you have a 1000, you should keep using it (it seems like the 1000 is fine).
03-29-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By njkayaker

It seems the 530 is a much better unit than the...

It seems the 530 is a much better unit than the 520+.

Unless you don’t care about navigation at all, the 530 for $100 more might make more sense.

The 830 is much better than the 820.
03-29-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By njkayaker

Many of the negative reviews of the 1030 might be...

Many of the negative reviews of the 1030 might be old. Some of the problems (and there were problems) have been fixed with firmware updates.

It seems the 830, even being new, didn't have the same...
03-29-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,785
Posted By njkayaker

Cool. It looks in good shape.

Cool. It looks in good shape.
03-29-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,785
Posted By njkayaker

I don't disagree with this but it wasn't...

I don't disagree with this but it wasn't something I was talking about.

That wasn't really the question anyway. It was whether the bars on the OP's bike could be stainless.

All I was addressing...
03-29-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,785
Posted By njkayaker

It was just an attempt at getting a rough cost.

It was just an attempt at getting a rough cost.
03-29-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,785
Posted By njkayaker

I suspect Ti handlebars (or anything) were much...

I suspect Ti handlebars (or anything) were much more expensive in the '90s than now.
03-29-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,785
Posted By njkayaker

This doesn't seem to be true. For frames, it...

This doesn't seem to be true. For frames, it appears it isn't used much because it's hard to work and more expensive. Maybe, it's a bit heavier too.
...
03-29-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,785
Posted By njkayaker

It's probably even less likely to have been...

It's probably even less likely to have been thrown-out with Ti bars. It doesn't seem to be high-end bike. Were stainless steel bars even really available 20 years ago?
...
03-29-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,785
Posted By njkayaker

Yeah, the large downtube makes that more clear. ...

Yeah, the large downtube makes that more clear.


Then, getting the answer now doesn't matter. It would have made more sense to wait until you were able to provide useful photos.

The photos you...
03-29-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,785
Posted By njkayaker

It's not a particularly expensive bike. The frame...

It's not a particularly expensive bike. The frame looks like it's steel.

The handlebar is not titanium.

Why, if you have question about the handlebar, didn't you post a close up of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

You have EXACTLY NOTHING indicating that he's...

You have EXACTLY NOTHING indicating that he's looked at other factors.

If he's not already using lower rolling resistance tires and worrying about a patch, he's not looking at other factors very...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

You keep repeating this like it will magically...

You keep repeating this like it will magically make it true.

1- We know what tires he's using. If they aren't the "best" in rolling resistance, then it's obvious he isn't doing "all of those...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

I get it. You want to say things that don't make...

I get it. You want to say things that don't make much sense and be free from anybody commenting about them.

It's fine being curious but the OP was asking a practical question (which you keep...
03-25-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,455
Posted By njkayaker

Depends what you use it for. The 1030 is faster...

Depends what you use it for. The 1030 is faster and has a better screen. It's much better for navigation than the 520.
03-25-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,461
Posted By njkayaker

Re-enactors don't relive their past lives. They...

Re-enactors don't relive their past lives. They are re-enacting other (generally, dead) people's lives.

...
03-25-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,461
Posted By njkayaker

The bikes Rivendell makes weren't niche way back...

The bikes Rivendell makes weren't niche way back then.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

On GP 5000 tires? Really? If he was "ready...

On GP 5000 tires? Really?

If he was "ready to attempt the hour record", he just would have used a new tube instead of asking about it here.

From the tires, we already know he hasn't "done all...
03-25-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,461
Posted By njkayaker

Current LP sales are, what <1% of what they were...

Current LP sales are, what <1% of what they were at their peak? That's a odd example of being "back".

LP's are the Rivendell of the media world.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

A real, useful interest in "striving for improved...

A real, useful interest in "striving for improved performance" would look at other things that are going to have a large impact first.

If the OP was really interested in "the best performance", he...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

Even without knowing, it is very likely not going...

Even without knowing, it is very likely not going to matter, at all, to the OP (who is probably not trying to break any records).

It's kind of bizarre to be concerned about the effect of a patch...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

I never claimed it was inconceivable per se....

I never claimed it was inconceivable per se. Merely being conceivable doesn't mean anything.

A thing being conceivable doesn't mean it will help the OP at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

I addressed that, You missed my post from 2 hours...

I addressed that, You missed my post from 2 hours earlier.



Do racers use track glue on road races?


We don't know the effect of a patch.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

Presumably, the increase in rolling resistance is...

Presumably, the increase in rolling resistance is because thicker tubes are stiffer overall.

The effect of the very small area of the patch is probably lower than the simple linear scaling you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

https://analyticcycling.com/ForcesTires_Page.html...

https://analyticcycling.com/ForcesTires_Page.html

From this, road glue (flexible) shows a significant increase in rolling resistance over track glue (stiff) and clinchers.

There is little...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

Glue around the whole circumference of the wheel...

Glue around the whole circumference of the wheel is not really anything like one patch. So, using glue as a justification for worrying about a patch doesn't make much sense.


A "possibility" is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

I think the Continentals have reasonable rolling...

I think the Continentals have reasonable rolling resistance but there might be tires with significantly lower rolling resistance.

Is there any rolling resistance difference between 25mm and 28mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

The mass of the glue is likely at 100 fold more...

The mass of the glue is likely at 100 fold more than the mass of a patch. So, no, that doesn't make it necessarily conceivable that a patch would matter at all.


I was really discussing your...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,810
Posted By njkayaker

No, all things don't always "add up". There is...

No, all things don't always "add up". There is also not much reason to worry about tiny things if larger contributors are not being done.

There isn't any clear reason to expect that there would be...
03-24-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,346
Posted By njkayaker

Yes, that's one. With both wheels present...

Yes, that's one.

With both wheels present and turning, front and rear sensors work equally well.
03-20-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,346
Posted By njkayaker

If the sensor uses ANT+ or BT, it should be OK to...

If the sensor uses ANT+ or BT, it should be OK to use on the rear.

There are wireless sensors that don't use ANT+/BT that work from the rear wheel (they sometimes support cadence too).
03-20-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,346
Posted By njkayaker

The newer magnetless sensors do away with this...

The newer magnetless sensors do away with this problem.
03-20-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,346
Posted By njkayaker

There's no reason to prefer the rear over the...

There's no reason to prefer the rear over the front for a speed wheel sensor.

One reason the rear wheel is used is to detect pedal rotations (cadence) and wheel rotations (speed) in one sensor.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,534
Posted By njkayaker

"Everybody" is worried that they will catch it...

"Everybody" is worried that they will catch it and die.Those people are missing the goal of limiting the spread of it.
03-17-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,455
Posted By njkayaker

Yes, it's $50 off at Garmin. I guess that's...

Yes, it's $50 off at Garmin.

I guess that's Garmin's "highest margin" product too!
03-17-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,455
Posted By njkayaker

It's what he said about my comments but "nicer"...

It's what he said about my comments but "nicer" (it wasn't actually "nice"; you just didn't notice). I was pointing out it works both ways. Keep policing tone instead of discussing content.
03-17-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,455
Posted By njkayaker

What you said didn't make any sense. That's not...

What you said didn't make any sense. That's not my fault.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.