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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,403
Posted By guadzilla

I have my mask on and pull it down under my chin...

I have my mask on and pull it down under my chin when i am riding. If there are other people in close vicinity, I just pull it up. Shows a bit of consideration to others, and that's not a bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,403
Posted By AlgarveCycling

This is what I do, a Buff is fine and convenient....

This is what I do, a Buff is fine and convenient. Even in 35C heat yesterday I didn't mind having it around my neck ready if needed - protects me from sunburn too!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,403
Posted By MoAlpha

As a doc, I've gotten involved in a few acute...

As a doc, I've gotten involved in a few acute situations over the years and would definitely think twice about it these days. If there's a mask—mine or yours—to put on you, I'm going to be much less...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,403
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes. Required for stores and also in case I have...

Yes. Required for stores and also in case I have to give or receive first aid on the road.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,697
Posted By Litespud

I wouldn't get a new bike - you have a classic...

I wouldn't get a new bike - you have a classic right there. A good clean would lose some weight :), some new bar tape to spruce it up, there are plenty of 1" threadless forks on eBay - some full...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,467
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've always left zeros. Your power data isn't...

I've always left zeros. Your power data isn't complete without them. I was able to sprint from the light because I had to stop for it, and caught my breath waiting for it to turn green. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By aclinjury

makes zero sense. The G3 hub actually rolls very...

makes zero sense. The G3 hub actually rolls very well, just as fast as any DT Swiss hub.
The weight saving will be nothing
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,638
Posted By RChung

Ray has a lot more patience than I have. ...

Ray has a lot more patience than I have.


I've known Ray for years, and have worked on a few power meter related projects with him, including that one in the wind tunnel, but also a few others. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,638
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How do you estimate the height of a building...

How do you estimate the height of a building using a barometer?

Drop it from the roof and measure the time it takes to fall to the ground.

:roflmao2: :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,638
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Would you agree that a bathroom scale measures...

Would you agree that a bathroom scale measures your weight? Because it's using the same proxy a direct force power meter uses.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,638
Posted By RChung

I don't sell power meters, nor do I fit riders....

I don't sell power meters, nor do I fit riders. The guy who did this study (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28482367/) (from 2017) doesn't, either.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,638
Posted By Riveting

+1 for the PowerTap G3 Hub. I've got about 15,000...

+1 for the PowerTap G3 Hub. I've got about 15,000 miles on mine (bought a complete wheelset at wheelbuilder.com since I needed a spare wheelset at the time anyway), has always worked flawlessly, is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,638
Posted By RChung

Yeah. You can often find used G3 models pretty...

Yeah. You can often find used G3 models pretty cheap--in January, a guy I know bought a used G3 hub mounted in a 28-spoke rim (okay but not great, and needed a little truing) with a still usable tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,638
Posted By str8jakett

2+ year user of the Favero Assioma UNO with zero...

2+ year user of the Favero Assioma UNO with zero issues. Sounds like for what you want, the single sided would be just fine, no need for the extra cost of dual sided.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19,490
Views: 4,110,530
Posted By Kirbentech

I just ordered/received a Park HCW-5 Bottom...

I just ordered/received a Park HCW-5 Bottom Bracket Lock-ring Wrench and a Park CCP-22 Crank Puller. I'm migrating from purchasing automotive tools (it's a hobby) to bicycling tools. Which means...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 03:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,064
Posted By Ghazmh

I agree they look clean and better overall. I am...

I agree they look clean and better overall. I am still hesitant from a serviceability standpoint and noticed that each brand has their own means of hiding the cables. That means proprietary parts...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,064
Posted By Iride01

It's been a thing since the 70's at least. Actual...

It's been a thing since the 70's at least. Actual stranded cables for brakes and shifters can't do the required bends so well. With hydraulic and electronic shifting becoming so common, it's more...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,750
Posted By znomit

Welcome to BF. Check the date before you reply.

Welcome to BF. Check the date before you reply.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By pullings

Bike shop inventory cleaned out, so I rebuilt my old bike instead!

My bike was tired. Many components were toast after 5000 miles.
New bike deals not to be found, prices selling higher than list, so I rebuilt my old bike instead!
For the rebuild I kept...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,162
Posted By wgscott

I turn mine off so people who pass me won't be...

I turn mine off so people who pass me won't be able to go check to find out who it is who sucks at biking so much.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,162
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, but, again - there are multiple privacy...

Yup, but, again - there are multiple privacy settings -

There's profile privacy - if a stranger navigates to your profile page, you can either let them see very basic info or you can let them see...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,162
Posted By dr_max

Strava Flybys feature is fun but creepy at the same time

With the Flybysfeature in strava lab, I just showed to my wife and revived my 4 most gruelling rides of last year including the Vermont six gaps 3800m elevation 220km ride, 4 WhiteFace climbs,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,542
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

A loaf of bread has two ends, but they are not...

A loaf of bread has two ends, but they are not connected without the work put in between them. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,778
Posted By growlerdinky

My neighbor just retired. I'm glad he wasn't...

My neighbor just retired. I'm glad he wasn't taken apart and shoved in a box.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,778
Posted By shelbyfv

Kudos to OP for being a good sport and not...

Kudos to OP for being a good sport and not getting a panty wad when most of us can't fathom his obsession! Lots of weird stuff coming out these days, always interesting.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,778
Posted By SethAZ

Dude took a great, perfectly serviceable bike and...

Dude took a great, perfectly serviceable bike and mummified it. In the prime of its life he decided it was too good to actually use, so he's going to bury it in a vault under Mt. Everest and throw...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,694
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Got yelled at today

I'm riding up a hill, it's steep, one lane on each direction, and the fog line is about a foot from the curb. Which is fine, it doesn't get much traffic.

A line of a few cars comes up behind me,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,837
Posted By rubiksoval

In the 13 years that have transpired since this...

In the 13 years that have transpired since this thread began, the OP has become a World Tour rider, obtained a Ph.D., started a Fortune 500 company, and retired to a Caribbean isle.

You totally...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,922
Posted By prairieguy

This is a tough subject because of the scarcity...

This is a tough subject because of the scarcity of clearly reliable information, the difficulty of fairly weighing all kinds of risks, and the destructive hostile politicization of Covid issues.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,921
Posted By ridinginjeans

Could it be that Strava gave too many features at...

Could it be that Strava gave too many features at first? The free account should have been what it is now, and Premium contained the leaderboards and other, more advanced features?

I don't have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,651
Posted By blazin

And in what the shop does when you politely tell...

And in what the shop does when you politely tell them about it.

I once told a shop, that I had used for the first time, that the bike I picked up from them had the seat post not returned to its...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,425
Posted By Sy Reene

I tried carrying a saddlebag for a while, then...

I tried carrying a saddlebag for a while, then decided it made much more sense to attach it to the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,922
Posted By merlinextraligh

the reason there's no confirmed cases of that is...

the reason there's no confirmed cases of that is 1) we have extremely limited contact tracing data, so our knowledge of how the idsease spreads is pretty limited, and 2) most group rides were stopped...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,922
Posted By caloso

I had taken it as a given that I would probably...

I had taken it as a given that I would probably catch someone's cold due to all the sputum that's expelled on group rides, particularly early in the season. Happens pretty much every year. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,922
Posted By badger1

You are wrong. You haven't a clue. That...

You are wrong. You haven't a clue.

That aside, rants such as this belong in either P&R or the dedicated Cv19 sub-forum, in The Lounge.

In my opinion. Please tell me where I'm wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,316
Posted By canklecat

It's mostly handy for folks who are motivated by...

It's mostly handy for folks who are motivated by reasonable personal goals, or enjoy keeping up with active friends. I started out using it mostly for the social networking thing, but soon became...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,316
Posted By MinnMan

I'm still on the fence. I do sort of like the...

I'm still on the fence. I do sort of like the leaderboards. The Elevate (formerly stravistix) extension does give me some very general info about a particular effort compared to my PR, but I'll miss...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By HTupolev

8/9/10-speed Shimano freehub bodies are all the...

8/9/10-speed Shimano freehub bodies are all the same; 7-speed are narrower and 11-speed are wider.

Unless you somehow dig up an ancient uniglide cassette, any Shimano road cassette can fit on any...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,921
Posted By esarhaddon

If you want to make a segment type thing in...

If you want to make a segment type thing in Golden Cheetah. Right click on the Interval you want to make a segment of in the Interval Pane of the Sidebar and select 'Create a Route Segment'. Then you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,921
Posted By drewguy

It's your data, but its their display of it. ...

It's your data, but its their display of it. They're not preventing you from looking at your data - you can go into each activity. What they're charging you for is their organization and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,921
Posted By canklecat

As of May 19, Strava appears the same to me via...

As of May 19, Strava appears the same to me via the app and browser. I'm not seeing any differences. Maybe they haven't rolled out all the changes everywhere.

But if they do make those changes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,606
Posted By Sy Reene

Exactly.. some high quality movies have explored...

Exactly.. some high quality movies have explored this phenomenon of elitist *******s in sport.. "Caddyshack" (Golf), "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story", "The Karate Kid", "Point Break" (Surfing),...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By znomit

You should keep the triple. Move to somewhere...

You should keep the triple. Move to somewhere with hills and bike shops that can count properly.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By HTupolev

Potentially true in this case, although in...

Potentially true in this case, although in general it really depends on the specifics. For instance, pretty much any classic 5-bolt 110/74 (or all-110) triple can be easily converted to 50-34 by...
05-15-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 834
Posted By clasher

Seems like there is a demand for women-only...

Seems like there is a demand for women-only events. Just like there's a demand for women-only gyms. Cycling is probably overwhelming male anyway so I'm in favour of making it more accessible and less...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,014
Posted By mstateglfr

I love zwift for what it is- a way to entertain...

I love zwift for what it is- a way to entertain and motivate during an otherwise awful time.
Time spent on the trainer is simply terrible without something engaging. Zwift provides that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,014
Posted By MinnMan

You are asking 2 separate questions. Q1: If...

You are asking 2 separate questions.

Q1: If I am going to ride a trainer, will zwift be a benefit?
A1: Yes

Q2: Is my current trainer setup working for me?
A2: No
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,925
Posted By Lemond1985

Oh OK, so we're allowed to get a little snarky in...

Oh OK, so we're allowed to get a little snarky in this thread? How's this:

There are no such thing as bicycle "breaks", they are called "Brakes". Likewise, there are no such things as bicycle...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,925
Posted By GlennR

My son hangs a bicycle shaped medallion from the...

My son hangs a bicycle shaped medallion from the rear view mirror when he has a bike on the roof.

Some drive thru have low overhangs.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,925
Posted By datlas

One more pearl to add. It’s this place. ...

One more pearl to add. It’s this place.

In spite of the snarky flavor, there is a wealth of knowledge here in the 41 and I am grateful for it.

:hug:
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