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03-27-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 450
Posted By spelger

actually...when i bought the break pads to...

actually...when i bought the break pads to install on my daughters VW from AutoZone i was able to borrow the tools needed. All i had to provide was a 20$ deposit.

i don't think the OP said...
03-26-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By spelger

Totally Aero

Riding on bricks must be hard...up hill...

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03-26-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,147
Posted By spelger

yes, all of this is true. I have pretty much the...

yes, all of this is true. I have pretty much the same setup and try to catch up with someone that is close to my w/kg and 20-30 seconds ahead. Took a kom just last week doing that after an hour long...
03-26-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,030
Posted By spelger

yes, you should have stopped.

yes, you should have stopped.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 717
Posted By spelger

how does HR change when dehydrated? Iíve only had...

how does HR change when dehydrated? Iíve only had my monitor for less than a month so have no guidance here.
03-24-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,284
Posted By spelger

i agree with you which is why I included the...

i agree with you which is why I included the link. By the way, I meant to write ďit is now far more accurate...Ē
03-23-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,284
Posted By spelger

GPS is better than that. 50 is probably what the...

GPS is better than that. 50 is probably what the gov permitted many years ago, it is not far more accurate...

https://www.gps.gov/systems/gps/performance/accuracy/

true, it does still have...
03-20-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,284
Posted By spelger

sure it is. have a look at definition...

sure it is. have a look at definition #4...https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/proxy

i think there are some on BF that would challenge your assertion about speed vs power. me...? i'll stay out of that...
03-20-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,284
Posted By spelger

Since I donít have a power meter I will be using...

Since I donít have a power meter I will be using the hrm as a proxy for power.
03-20-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,284
Posted By spelger

on steep hills I am below 50 sometimes.

on steep hills I am below 50 sometimes.
03-20-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,284
Posted By spelger

i have the wahoo sensor. Came with my kicker....

i have the wahoo sensor. Came with my kicker. When I mounted it to my shoe I always got erratic readings at low cadence (<50). Once I mounted it to the crank it was fine.
03-02-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,660
Posted By spelger

best response ever.

best response ever.
03-02-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By spelger

define ďquite a while.Ē I would think this...

define ďquite a while.Ē

I would think this this is the soryof problem for a dermatologist.
02-21-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,276
Posted By spelger

i can handle exercise 1 fairly well.

i can handle exercise 1 fairly well.
02-18-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By spelger

Slowest speed on Zwift

What is your slowest speed on Zwift? today at the end of a workout, during the cool down phase i happened to be heading up a 15% grade and my power was limited to 75ish watts. i noticed i was not...
02-17-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,938
Posted By spelger

It does seem silly assuming they were there for...

It does seem silly assuming they were there for that purpose. For all I know they could have been there killing time having lunch.
02-17-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,938
Posted By spelger

I used to say the same thing long ago...while...

I used to say the same thing long ago...while driving in the Sierras to Reno from San Jose with my wife and 2 year old girl at about midnight a very impatient driver was tailgating with flashing high...
02-16-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By spelger

Mtn bike shoes with laces and velcro. 10+ years...

Mtn bike shoes with laces and velcro. 10+ years now. Replaced laces only last year.
02-10-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By spelger

You are right of course. I was thinking Zwift.

You are right of course. I was thinking Zwift.
02-10-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By spelger

Thank you all. it is now time to take a step back...

Thank you all. it is now time to take a step back and re-evaluate this.

-scott
02-09-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By spelger

Wahoo Ticker

hi, anyone using a wahoo ticker fit? i am looking for a hrm but really don't want a chest strap. i just don't like the idea of that, i don't even have one on and the idea already feels weird. i think...
02-09-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By spelger

yes. but i do not know much about FitBit, just...

yes. but i do not know much about FitBit, just that i had one a few years ago and hated it. i just could not get used to wearing something on my wrist. after a week i never used it again.

if...
02-08-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,811
Posted By spelger

Kids and family always come first for me. I can...

Kids and family always come first for me. I can always find some time to ride but family and especially the kids... it can be hard to get that time back.

In the winter I zwift early starting...
02-07-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,904
Posted By spelger

cheese cake! (And Guinness.)

cheese cake!
(And Guinness.)
02-07-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,904
Posted By spelger

which is why I added the edit seconds after I...

which is why I added the edit seconds after I submitted my response.

i personally donít care how much my ride weighs. Iím not competing with anyone but me, myself, and I. And I really donít care...
02-07-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,904
Posted By spelger

hogwash. everything has a weight. it is a simple...

hogwash. everything has a weight. it is a simple matter of accessing a data base where these things are kept and adding it all up based on everything that makes up a bike. this is not rocket science....
02-03-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,197
Posted By spelger

65! WOW! who can do 65? I am not challenging,...

65! WOW! who can do 65? I am not challenging, just amazed...that is just crazy fast.

my top speed is 49 before spinning out, it was a 50 zone. someday i'll get there.
02-01-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,192
Posted By spelger

this is one reason why i hate just missing a...

this is one reason why i hate just missing a light. i am first, not only do i need to pay more attention to when it turns green i also have to be the first to stick my neck out. i am very careful...
02-01-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,192
Posted By spelger

Sounds like you got a deserved ticket. Canít...

Sounds like you got a deserved ticket. Canít stand red light runners, gives the rest of us a bad rep.

Where I live no light goes from yellow to green.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By spelger

Iíve always thought that this is one of the best...

Iíve always thought that this is one of the best early year rides I can take. The roads tend to be far less traveled.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By spelger

Ahhh, i always used the word cadence because...

Ahhh, i always used the word cadence because HarborBandS started out with that term. Both cadence and hub rotation are measured in units of RPM so it it is easy to get the two mixed up when not being...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By spelger

Was not my intent to argue with you. probably...

Was not my intent to argue with you. probably more so with BahHumbug but i think he was really arguing my point exactly. anyway, i said i would do the experiment and i wanted to do it mostly because...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By spelger

i took the time to do a very quick experiment,...

i took the time to do a very quick experiment, one with, and one without a cadence sensor. with a cadence sensor because i neglected to take it off the crank but it makes for a good before/after...
01-31-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,067
Posted By spelger

Exclusively white. Adding color adds weight and...

Exclusively white. Adding color adds weight and my W/kg is low enough already. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By spelger

then you you are in agreement with me which is...

then you you are in agreement with me which is what I originally stated and maintained all along.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By spelger

well, as i stated, i don't believe it requires...

well, as i stated, i don't believe it requires cadence to derive power. nor do i believe it requires gearing info. i could be entirely wrong about the gearing but i do not recall ever inputting that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By spelger

Not sure this is entirely correct, if i am...

Not sure this is entirely correct, if i am reading the FE-C data sheet correctly from ANT+ the display tells the trainer what the target power should be and the trainer adjusts accordingly based on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 12,471
Posted By spelger

die thread, die.

die thread, die.
01-31-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By spelger

Cities have flags? wonder what mine is...oh my...

Cities have flags? wonder what mine is...oh my gosh, we have a flag.


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01-31-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By spelger

hmmm...probably should re-read my post. i only...

hmmm...probably should re-read my post. i only posted an article, neither it nor i made any causal relationship. i only added an unrelated statement of fact.

and i will agree with other posters...
01-30-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By spelger

Hmmm...scary stuff...

https://khn.org/news/california-bike-fatalities-hit-25-year-high/

the article makes no mention so i know it is not related but i wonder how many are getting hit with the additional high drivers in...
01-30-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By spelger

sorry, Orion does not contain Sirius, that is the...

sorry, Orion does not contain Sirius, that is the alpha star of Canis Major chasing after Lupus the rabbit just below Orion.

I seem to recall being able to count all seven stars when i was much...
01-29-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By spelger

The Pleiades

Since i have been zwifting this winter i have noticed in the night sky stars that seems familiar out of the corner of my eye but always dismissed it. only very recently while climbing up the volcano...
01-25-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,388
Posted By spelger

this seems contrary to what i would think. bottle...

this seems contrary to what i would think. bottle pressure for beer is about 30 psi and using a vacuum plug to remove the air like i do for my wife's wine seems like it would pull out the in solution...
01-25-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,421
Posted By spelger

Why do we drive on parkways but park on driveways?

Why do we drive on parkways but park on driveways?
01-20-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,603
Posted By spelger

me? i just keep it simple by pedaling.

me? i just keep it simple by pedaling.
01-19-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By spelger

exactly what I did too. A nice pint of IPA.

exactly what I did too. A nice pint of IPA.
01-18-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By spelger

Nasty cramp

Today i had a nasty cramp while riding zwift. i've been riding for a few years now and never had one like this and in this location. it was toward the end of those little ribs that don't connect to...
01-18-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,559
Posted By spelger

heading across Nevada. will probably do this...

heading across Nevada. will probably do this between July-Sept when i can find a week. figure i need 4 days to get across then turn around for a 100mi or so an drent a car to get back home. i've been...
01-06-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,538
Posted By spelger

This looks similar to a tape i had used in the AF...

This looks similar to a tape i had used in the AF years ago when making cables housing many conductors. it was a bit thicker in the middle and had a green witness line that if just covered by the...
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