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08-08-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,138
Posted By Hokiedad4

Insufficient data to draw their conclusions. What...

Insufficient data to draw their conclusions. What you need to do is perform an ANOVA of all passing distances and determine if there's a statistically significant difference, regardless of whether...
07-26-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Hokiedad4

I have one and I like it a lot. Very comfortable...

I have one and I like it a lot. Very comfortable on my upper arm and the accuracy is good enough. I have found it gets flaky when it's really hot and I'm sweating a lot. I haven't done any real long...
07-26-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By Hokiedad4

Have you had a bike fit? A good bike fitter can...

Have you had a bike fit? A good bike fitter can identify problem areas with position and such.
06-16-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,296
Posted By Hokiedad4

I ride through shore towns along the beach and...

I ride through shore towns along the beach and see a LOT of people riding bikes on the wrong side of the road, on the sidewalk, on the boardwalk, and every which way. It's fruitless to stop and talk...
06-13-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,423
Posted By Hokiedad4

I used to go out on rides without telling anyone...

I used to go out on rides without telling anyone where I was going, but have been haunted by stories of people who got in serious trouble that way. So I've gotten in the habit of telling someone...
06-13-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,008
Posted By Hokiedad4

And not enough bikes.

And not enough bikes.
06-10-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Hokiedad4

I use Simple Green in my chain washing gadget....

I use Simple Green in my chain washing gadget. But I've found that if I'm washing my bike, a soapy rag does wonders degreasing a chain.
06-01-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,276
Posted By Hokiedad4

That didn't take long.

That didn't take long.
06-01-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,281
Posted By Hokiedad4

Wow, that could have gone a LOT worse. And a...

Wow, that could have gone a LOT worse. And a pretty slow crash, too.
05-31-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,597
Posted By Hokiedad4

Another vote for MTB shorts with padded...

Another vote for MTB shorts with padded undershorts. Done thousands of miles with this combination.

For some reason, probably my weight, the padding on regular road bike shorts doesn't adequately...
05-25-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,278
Posted By Hokiedad4

Who knew peloton and platoon had similar...

Who knew peloton and platoon had similar etymology?
05-18-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,851
Posted By Hokiedad4

I avoid MUPs. But in the rare occasion that I use...

I avoid MUPs. But in the rare occasion that I use an MUP, a bike bell does wonders.
05-18-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Hokiedad4

You can do this using Strava...

You can do this using Strava (https://support.strava.com/hc/en-us/articles/221258108-Merge-or-combine-activities).
05-10-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Hokiedad4

I did not know him nor have I visited his shop,...

I did not know him nor have I visited his shop, but Marty was very well known among the NJ cycling community. RIP.
04-06-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,150
Posted By Hokiedad4

I have a wireless Cateye (~$40) on my flatbar...

I have a wireless Cateye (~$40) on my flatbar bike. It shows speed, time and distance on the main screen. It also records the maximum speed for a ride. Combined with Strava on your phone, it's a...
04-05-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,584
Posted By Hokiedad4

Wahoo Elemnt distance and climbing accuracy issues

My Wahoo Elemnt has performed brilliantly but I have minor accuracy issues with respect to distance and elevation. My rides consistently show more mileage than other riders or the route. Not by much,...
03-28-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By Hokiedad4

That'll keep the riffraff out of the city! Not...

That'll keep the riffraff out of the city! Not sure if the local businesses are in favor.
02-26-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,630
Posted By Hokiedad4

They'll collect $10 per bike and it will cost...

They'll collect $10 per bike and it will cost $15/bike to administer the program.
02-18-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,212
Posted By Hokiedad4

For SOLID, I don't think you can do better than a...

For SOLID, I don't think you can do better than a hitch rack, but of course that entails the expense of buying and possibly paying someone to install the hitch. I wanted something that I could throw...
02-16-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By Hokiedad4

Their hearts (and AEDs) are in the right place,...

Their hearts (and AEDs) are in the right place, although I personally have never been in a situation where anyone needed first aid, much less heart resuscitation.
02-10-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,299
Posted By Hokiedad4

No ill intent, just poorly written, so a...

No ill intent, just poorly written, so a clarification was in order.

I find it ironic that you are willing to give others the benefit of the doubt.
02-10-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,682
Posted By Hokiedad4

If you wanted to spin without all the extras,...

If you wanted to spin without all the extras, there are less expensive, better quality spin cycles than Peloton, which are really on the cheap end of the spin bike quality spectrum.
02-10-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By Hokiedad4

Yes, the frame and lenses are much more...

Yes, the frame and lenses are much more specialized. They can't just grind the lenses like they do with regular glasses. Go to any optometrist and ask to see the prices on their sporty prescription...
02-10-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By Hokiedad4

Three years seems like great advice...for the...

Three years seems like great advice...for the helmet marketing team. Here's a good link (https://helmets.org/replace.htm) where they suggest that older helmets are only inadequate insofar as the...
02-10-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By Hokiedad4

That's three things. Cheap. Prescription. Sports....

That's three things. Cheap. Prescription. Sports. You can have any two.
02-09-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,299
Posted By Hokiedad4

Most of our local undocumented aliens ride on the...

Most of our local undocumented aliens ride on the wrong side of the road on their way to work (drivers licenses for non-residents not legal in NJ). If I pass one, I simply say "wrong side of the...
01-12-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,484
Posted By Hokiedad4

You can run tubeless with lower pressures without...

You can run tubeless with lower pressures without risk of pinch flats. I run my tubeless at 60 psi. More comfortable and efficient.
01-01-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,170
Posted By Hokiedad4

Any thoughts on chest vs arm band heart rate monitor

I'm shopping for an HRM. I'd prefer an arm band-type for comfort and convenience but many articles indicate the chest worn ones are better. I'm wondering if anyone has thoughts, especially someone...
12-29-18, 07:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 667
Posted By Hokiedad4

If you've never ridden a spin bike, you should...

If you've never ridden a spin bike, you should find a local gym or spin studio and try a few classes to get accustomed to the cadence and intensity you can handle in a 45-60 minute class. I really...
12-24-18, 05:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hokiedad4

White Lightning Clean Ride -- How to apply?

This chain lube comes highly recommended both here and on Amazon, but I'm finding it a royal pain to use. I shake it well but as soon as I start to apply, the tip clogs and I have to shake again.
...
12-23-18, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Hokiedad4

"Stupid things I've seen drivers do" would be the...

"Stupid things I've seen drivers do" would be the title of a long book. A very long book.
12-03-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 676
Posted By Hokiedad4

Wahoo Elemnt. Battery lasts about 17 hours. Super...

Wahoo Elemnt. Battery lasts about 17 hours. Super reliable and easy to use. Mine has never dropped or messed up a ride.
11-11-18, 06:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 827
Posted By Hokiedad4

My thoughts are that you're overthinking it. For...

My thoughts are that you're overthinking it. For those who can't get outside due to weather, spinning is a great alternative, but no one is impressed by their numbers.

I've been trying to figure...
11-11-18, 06:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,137
Posted By Hokiedad4

Like most things, the answer is, It depends....

Like most things, the answer is, It depends. Under most conditions and on most road bikes, 28-mm tires will have less rolling resistance than 35-mm.

I think there's more debate in this forum...
11-11-18, 06:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,455
Posted By Hokiedad4

Organ donor.

Organ donor.
10-13-18, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Hokiedad4

Sweet ride.

Sweet ride.
10-05-18, 05:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,092
Posted By Hokiedad4

Things stored in the freezer can pick up bad...

Things stored in the freezer can pick up bad tastes from adjacent items. Just think about old ice in the refrigerator. It tastes bad.
10-05-18, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Hokiedad4

Aerotech also has tall sizes, which are even...

Aerotech also has tall sizes, which are even harder to find than large. I've purchased a lot of cycling stuff from them and their customer support is fantastic.
09-15-18, 05:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,971
Posted By Hokiedad4

You're only allowed to rant about white dudes....

You're only allowed to rant about white dudes. Any other gender or race, you're fired. The guy has a beef with cyclists, as though their tiny fraction of vehicles are "clogging" the roads of NYC and...
09-15-18, 05:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By Hokiedad4

"Never attribute to malice that which is...

"Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity."

Impatient drivers don't become impatient just because there's a bicycle on the road. Look at the hazardous things...
08-19-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By Hokiedad4

Aerotech Designs...

Aerotech Designs (https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/help-and-faq/#shipping) ships internationally. They have an extensive bill/tall men's line of cycling clothing.
08-17-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By Hokiedad4

I agree completely but the OP seems more worried...

I agree completely but the OP seems more worried about filter masks and plastic helmets.
08-12-18, 05:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By Hokiedad4

The best thing you can do for your health is not...

The best thing you can do for your health is not to commute in the city by bike. The wrong mask or an appropriate mask without a proper fitting is a waste of time and money. I work in a lab and we do...
07-22-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,505
Posted By Hokiedad4

I mean, typically, sure.

I mean, typically, sure.
Forum: Northeast
07-08-18, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By Hokiedad4

I've done the Lighthouse Ride on a hybrid. Most...

I've done the Lighthouse Ride on a hybrid. Most of the ride is on roads with several miles on the trail. Most of the trail is packed dirt but there are a few soft spots. There were plenty of road...
07-03-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,369
Posted By Hokiedad4

If you kill a chipmunk, they'll make more.

If you kill a chipmunk, they'll make more.
06-16-18, 05:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,159
Posted By Hokiedad4

LL Bean small duffle:...

LL Bean small duffle: https://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/63911?page=adventure-duffle-small&csp=a&feat=63912-item_page.recsmiddle

I have the older heavy duty canvas type. Perfect for all my gear.
06-05-18, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,974
Posted By Hokiedad4

In addition to my road bike, I have a Specialized...

In addition to my road bike, I have a Specialized Sirrus, which I use it for some shorter events like Bikes and Beers, where the cycling is slower paced. I can also put gravel tires on for trail...
05-15-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By Hokiedad4

Thanks for the suggestion to keep old zippers....

Thanks for the suggestion to keep old zippers. I'll certainly do that! And in fact, had I thought about it, I might have sacrificed another jersey for its zipper to repair this one.
In this case,...
05-14-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By Hokiedad4

I contacted Aerotech and they shipped out a...

I contacted Aerotech and they shipped out a replacement jersey. Great vendor!
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