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07-16-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 457
Posted By TimothyH

Not so off the wall. Sometimes a man's gotta do...

Not so off the wall. Sometimes a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do.

You better get to work.:p
07-16-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 457
Posted By TimothyH

I've live in North Georgia and have ridden these...

I've live in North Georgia and have ridden these roads.

I climbed Wolfpen in both directions three times since April.

Hogpen hits 12%. There are lots of short 10% sections on the route. The...
07-16-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 591
Posted By TimothyH

What do you guys who love Continental tires so...

What do you guys who love Continental tires so much think of Continental's robot system?

It is an autonomous vehicle which spews lots of little robots.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,786
Posted By TimothyH

Iíd love to be at the point in life where I donít...

Iíd love to be at the point in life where I donít regularly carry or need a smartphone. Unfortunately I need it for work.

-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,095
Posted By TimothyH

Its interesting that Polar has had both social...

Its interesting that Polar has had both social features and a Relive feature built into the Polar Flow web based application for many years prior to Relive.cc. They even call it Relive and I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,255
Posted By TimothyH

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/10_16_16_001_9ad7848165a1bf5790909acedb31269c4f08abd7.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By TimothyH

:lol: I haven't heard that word since I...

:lol:

I haven't heard that word since I moved away from New York 15 years ago. Even us gentiles used it in casual conversation. Thanks for that.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By TimothyH

I have Industry 9 Torch hubs on my gravel bike....

I have Industry 9 Torch hubs on my gravel bike. They are loud.

At first it bothered me.

I've not gotten used to it but recently decided to no longer care.

It never occurred to me to replace...
07-15-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 427
Posted By TimothyH

You could just change your mind, decide not to...

You could just change your mind, decide not to hate them.


-Tim-
07-15-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By TimothyH

Interesting article on US public lands

The article is written in the context of bikepacking but is very relevant to gravel.

It does get a little political but it also contains information on how to find public lands, routes and roads,...
07-15-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 622
Posted By TimothyH

Mitch, a former US Marine and Cat 3 champion for...

Mitch, a former US Marine and Cat 3 champion for the state of Georgia would frequently help cyclists struggling up hills. He would ride up behind someone, put his hand on their back and pedal, giving...
07-15-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,074
Posted By TimothyH

It should be mentioned that the Katadyn BeFree...

It should be mentioned that the Katadyn BeFree needs to be treated with a little care.

I managed to get a pin hole in one. I'm sure it was pulling it out of and shoving it back into the frame bag...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By TimothyH

To be clear, my concern wasn't with the Corsa...

To be clear, my concern wasn't with the Corsa itself but with riding a Corsa off lips and drop offs as pictured in the beginning of the video.

Having spent the first 42 years of my life in Queens...
07-15-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,774
Posted By TimothyH

Yes, as with all things, being careful is good...

Yes, as with all things, being careful is good advice.

A gravel race probably isn't the best place to experiment.

The thing I would be most careful about however, is the gravel.cc article...
07-14-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 457
Posted By TimothyH

Are lower gears not an option or is 34/29 the...

Are lower gears not an option or is 34/29 the lowest you can go?


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,095
Posted By TimothyH

Even the free version of Training Peaks is better...

Even the free version of Training Peaks is better as a training tool.


-Tim-
07-14-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By TimothyH

Dismissal of older people doesn't surprise me in...

Dismissal of older people doesn't surprise me in the slightest.


-Tim-
07-14-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By TimothyH

The first place to start with any Shimano repair...

The first place to start with any Shimano repair or adjustment is dealer manual for your hardware at the Shimano technical documentation website.

https://si.shimano.com.

Find your model,...
07-14-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,074
Posted By TimothyH

The Katadyn BeFree 1 liter water filter is...

The Katadyn BeFree 1 liter water filter is simple, compact and has excellent flow rate. It has served me well on long gravel rides in the middle of nowhere.

Last Tuesday I did 80 miles with 8000+...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By TimothyH

Dave, HTupolev is 100% correct. Ride them a...

Dave, HTupolev is 100% correct.

Ride them a second time and segments will then be PR's if you are faster.

I got a PR on Hulseytown by the way :)


-Tim-
Forum: Touring
07-13-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By TimothyH

Bikepacking.com has a list of utility forks. ...

Bikepacking.com has a list of utility forks.
https://bikepacking.com/index/forks-with-bottle-cage-mounts/

I know of the Niner Boost RDO MTB fork. I'm not sure about axle to crown distance but you...
07-13-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,612
Posted By TimothyH

No, not fixed. bonsai171 and I were...

No, not fixed.

bonsai171 and I were freewheeling at the crack of dawn.


-Tim-
07-13-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,612
Posted By TimothyH

Today I did 51.4 MPH. ...

Today I did 51.4 MPH.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x533/img_5200_84d5ebf42c57cce72a2785fcd18e6a5ab2b0f87f.jpg

Strava mathematicians decided that it was actually 53.2...
07-13-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,988
Posted By TimothyH

According to my GPS I did 51.4 MPH today. ...

According to my GPS I did 51.4 MPH today.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x533/img_5200_84d5ebf42c57cce72a2785fcd18e6a5ab2b0f87f.jpg

Strava mathematicians decided that...
07-13-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,308
Posted By TimothyH

A light is required on a large gravel race here...

A light is required on a large gravel race here in the southeast, the Pisgah Monstercross.

They ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway and go through at least one tunnel. Lights are required in the tunnel...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 611,926
Posted By TimothyH

Vittoria Corsa G2.0 Clincher - $43 ...

Vittoria Corsa G2.0 Clincher - $43
https://www.sigmasports.com/item/Vittoria/Corsa-G20-Clincher-Road-Tyre/M64J

Vittoria Corsa G+ Clincher - $32.74...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 611,926
Posted By TimothyH

Castelli Pro Light Wind Vest - $50 ...

Castelli Pro Light Wind Vest - $50
https://www.sigmasports.com/item/Castelli/Pro-Light-Wind-Vest/HYTX

Flouro in small or large
Black in small, medium or large

I own this vest. It is mesh...
07-12-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 503,925
Posted By TimothyH

Same deal as above. Not single speed and not sure...

Same deal as above. Not single speed and not sure if this is a deal or not but it looks super cool...

1985 3Rensho Super Record - 55 cm - 2x6 speed - $1726.99...
07-12-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 503,925
Posted By TimothyH

2004 Rivendell Romulus - 64 cm - triple/9-speed -...

2004 Rivendell Romulus - 64 cm - triple/9-speed - $1155.99
https://www.theproscloset.com/products/rivendell-romulus-64cm-bike-2004

Not single speed and I'm not sure if it is a great deal but...
07-12-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,065
Posted By TimothyH

The monks at the Trappist monastery here in...

The monks at the Trappist monastery here in Georgia all practice lifestyles similar to this. Many live into their 90's or past 100.


-Tim-
07-12-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By TimothyH

The real challenge of Strava challenges is...

The real challenge of Strava challenges is redeeming the prize.

There's always some catch or issue or hidden agenda which in the end, makes it not worth it.

This one seems like a ploy to drive...
07-12-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,065
Posted By TimothyH

I do traditional meatless Fridays and this gives...

I do traditional meatless Fridays and this gives me an idea....


-Tim-
07-12-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,177
Posted By TimothyH

It's interesting that most in this thread who...

It's interesting that most in this thread who don't like jerseys because they are too hot are from the north - New Hampshire, NYC, Ontario and so forth.

Most in this thread from the southern...
07-12-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,054
Posted By TimothyH

:lol: Pig Pen rides gravel. -Tim-

:lol:

Pig Pen rides gravel.


-Tim-
07-12-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,065
Posted By TimothyH

Every day is a gift from God which none of us...

Every day is a gift from God which none of us have done anything to deserve or earn.

Plan prudently for tomorrow but don't worry about it because it might not come.

Be thankful for today....
07-12-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,489
Posted By TimothyH

This is an interesting bike. I like how the...

This is an interesting bike. I like how the cables route through the stem and head tube.

They aren't giving them away though.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,095
Posted By TimothyH

It's like supermarket tabloid or soap opera...

It's like supermarket tabloid or soap opera drama.


-Tim-
07-11-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,054
Posted By TimothyH

I have nothing useful to add to this thread but...

I have nothing useful to add to this thread but just felt like posting this from Wednesday's gravel ride.
...
07-11-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By TimothyH

That PD53 reflector unit is great. :)

That PD53 reflector unit is great. :)
07-11-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By TimothyH

To the point of this thread, the Polar V650 shows...

To the point of this thread, the Polar V650 shows what zone you are in while riding. In the graphic below is shows the rider is in zone 3 and has been there for a total of 32 min 15 sec.
...
07-11-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By TimothyH

I have heart rate zones set up on four devices...

I have heart rate zones set up on four devices based on tested lactic threshold using the Friel method. I don't need help setting up zones but really appreciate that you took the time to post. It...
07-11-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By TimothyH

I caught that too. They claim 2x longer...

I caught that too.

They claim 2x longer levers = twice the power.

It makes one question whether they know the difference between power and force or whether they are using the word power loosely...
07-11-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By TimothyH

Has anyone read "Road to Valor" about Gino...

Has anyone read "Road to Valor" about Gino Bartali?

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13151172-road-to-valor

It was a fascinating book, as much about history as it is about cycling and...
07-11-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,231
Posted By TimothyH

This type of statement is very condescending. ...

This type of statement is very condescending.



Yeah, no **** sherlock.


-Tim-
Forum: Touring
07-11-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By TimothyH

^^ That photo literally made me shudder. ...

^^ That photo literally made me shudder.

-Tim-
Georgia
07-11-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,221
Views: 394,722
Posted By TimothyH

Guilt the manager of Home Depot into donating...

Guilt the manager of Home Depot into donating some plywood.

A couple of guys with a pickup truck and some screw guns and and everyone wakes up one morning to find the bridge no longer has gaps.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,150
Posted By TimothyH

Some of the newer gravel seatposts and saddles...

Some of the newer gravel seatposts and saddles like the Fabric Scoop with flexible base can significantly dampen vibration.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By TimothyH

That was a pretty big hit coming off the sidewalk...

That was a pretty big hit coming off the sidewalk and the tire failed just subsequent. I wouldn't expect a tire like the Corsa G+ or similar to survive long under such conditions. I'm guessing the...
07-11-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By TimothyH

Excellent. Thanks again. -Tim-

Excellent. Thanks again.


-Tim-
07-11-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,231
Posted By TimothyH

I'm hoping that we can have a conversation rather...

I'm hoping that we can have a conversation rather than a series of competing "I" statements or condescending as if the other person were an imbecile.


-Tim-
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