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Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By scott967

I use Carogna. In Hawaii I couldn't find glue in...

I use Carogna. In Hawaii I couldn't find glue in bike shops and no one will ship it to HI individual users. At least on carbon rim removing the tire the tape stays on the tire and leaves the rim...
06-19-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,554
Posted By scott967

Looks to me that e-bikes are the future,...

Looks to me that e-bikes are the future, especially in states/cities that are anti-ICE vehicles. I doubt they are going to cater to traditional bikes as a privileged class so we might as well get...
06-18-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,194
Posted By scott967

AFAIK, we don't have anything termed a "MUP". We...

AFAIK, we don't have anything termed a "MUP". We have bike paths and that's defined in law, but the only real regulation is motor vehicles are prohibited (though the bike path I use sees some mopeds...
06-18-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 306
Posted By scott967

I've been on Veloflex Arenbergs (25). I guess...

I've been on Veloflex Arenbergs (25). I guess not the best riding tub around but they wear great for me. Not a cheap tire though (but look for sales).

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05-14-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By scott967

AFAIK (from personal experience) when Look pedals...

AFAIK (from personal experience) when Look pedals first came out there was a single, black cleat available known as "delta". Then a few years later they came out with a new cleat (for the same...
05-06-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By scott967

I've only used conventional chains on 7 speed,...

I've only used conventional chains on 7 speed, but on KMC 10-speed when I have problems it's because the pin isn't all the way in. After inserting each part I twist it back a forth to make sure the...
04-28-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,035
Posted By scott967

Exactly my experience. I do find it easier to do...

Exactly my experience. I do find it easier to do it at home than along the road, mainly because I use a screen spline tool to to really get the patch set/feathered on the edges.

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04-24-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By scott967

That's OK, I will anyways (you're welcome). I...

That's OK, I will anyways (you're welcome). I think you will find upgrading your wife (even slightly) is a bit harder than you think.

Oh, that's not what you meant.

Is there something in...
03-31-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By scott967

No, but from watching Korean TV, seems like there...

No, but from watching Korean TV, seems like there are a good number of paths, tho like here MUPs with all that entails.

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03-30-19, 03:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,048
Posted By scott967

I suppose if you're racing cross a good standing...

I suppose if you're racing cross a good standing start sprint has some value.

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03-27-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By scott967

I guess if you are going with a pie-plate...

I guess if you are going with a pie-plate cassette with 10 tooth (so not etap of course) you need the xd driver, but for your "normal" 11 or 12 tooth any shimano 11x will work.

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-19, 02:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 952
Posted By scott967

There's actually bicycle biathlons: MTN Bike...

There's actually bicycle biathlons: MTN Bike Biathlon (http://www.skirunbikemt.com/mtn-bike-biathlon.html)
Here, duathon normally is run/swim.

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03-21-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,416
Posted By scott967

I tend to have bad luck, and for the Rema, I run...

I tend to have bad luck, and for the Rema, I run out of the round patches before the glue goes bad. I have a crapload of the big patches now (never had a use for them on tubes in 23/25 tires). ...
03-13-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,305
Posted By scott967

Heck, even Thousand Oaks was kind of sketchy. ...

Heck, even Thousand Oaks was kind of sketchy. Though I admit to gong to Fry's in Northridge from time to time.

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03-13-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,349
Posted By scott967

IIRC in Illinois there wasn't direct government...

IIRC in Illinois there wasn't direct government deeding of land, but there were laws making it easy for railroads to obtain land for ROW. Much of Lincoln's law business was in representing railroads...
03-13-19, 03:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,305
Posted By scott967

I'm not a big bike shop guy. When I lived there...

I'm not a big bike shop guy. When I lived there ISTR I used to go to some place in Camarillo . I thought I would ask Mr Google, and it turned up something in Oxnard I don't remember at all called...
03-08-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By scott967

I have some Fulcrum OEM wheels labeled as "4.5"...

I have some Fulcrum OEM wheels labeled as "4.5" but the hubs are really 5. I had a ton of side play in the rear after about 10K miles and while it's easy to disassemble the rear hub and replace the...
03-08-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,705
Posted By scott967

I've seen a few critiques lately of training sets...

I've seen a few critiques lately of training sets used for AI resulting in AI "learning" the wrong things.

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02-28-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,629
Posted By scott967

Computer-based flight simulation has some...

Computer-based flight simulation has some similarities, in that you can get into it with a wide range of up-front costs, and then it is possible to enjoy the hobby with minimal per-use expense. But...
02-27-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,693
Posted By scott967

I have registered 1 of 3 bike I've brought in. ...

I have registered 1 of 3 bike I've brought in. It's $15. In theory cops can confiscate a bike that doesn't have a registration sticker on the seat tube. I've never been stopped by a cop here for...
02-27-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,693
Posted By scott967

We have mandatory registration in Hawaii. It's...

We have mandatory registration in Hawaii. It's no big deal, but it is one time at time of sale. If you import a bike you are supposed to go down to one of the satellite city halls (our version of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 601,327
Posted By scott967

I'm out of supply of PRO4 Endurance 25s. Any...

I'm out of supply of PRO4 Endurance 25s. Any experience with the Power or just go with Krylion 2?.

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,398
Posted By scott967

I personally don't find maintenance of tubulars...

I personally don't find maintenance of tubulars any big deal. I wouldn't use that as a reason not to try tubs. I've been riding Veloflex Arenbergs, probably not as great a ride as a top race tire,...
02-19-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24,326
Views: 2,263,167
Posted By scott967

Skipped my normal Sunday ride as I was doing the...

Skipped my normal Sunday ride as I was doing the "Great Aloha Run" 8.2 mile race on Monday. It's a point-to-point starts at Aloha Tower downtown and ends at Aloha Stadium in Aiea. Did a little over...
02-19-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,933
Posted By scott967

So I guess the safety message is don't ride your...

So I guess the safety message is don't ride your bike around the area where you recently beat someone with a pipe.

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02-18-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,218
Posted By scott967

Can't answer your question, as I have never seen...

Can't answer your question, as I have never seen people of whatever crowd conflating "brain injury" and "death" statistics. I suspect that foam hats do help reduce severity of concussion, though I...
02-14-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,213
Posted By scott967

That is a nice space. We don't have basements in...

That is a nice space. We don't have basements in Hawaii, though many people just put workout stuff out on the lanai. My wife has a Versa-climber machine set up in the family room and uses it for an...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,763
Posted By scott967

That is what I've seen from studies. Note that...

That is what I've seen from studies. Note that they aren't measuring total metabolic efficiency. In general for steady watt output, efficiency for higher watts increases with higher cadence. If...
02-11-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,851
Posted By scott967

Like 99.9% of cyclists, I've had my share of dog...

Like 99.9% of cyclists, I've had my share of dog encounters. Only once I was riding on Cañada Larga Rd outside of Ventura CA -- pretty rural area and one the meanest dogs I've seen in a while came...
02-04-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,575
Posted By scott967

So as part of the deal, Spesh buys ASE's...

So as part of the deal, Spesh buys ASE's "Roubaix" mark. I guess now they can really sue the pants off people.

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01-31-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,575
Posted By scott967

According to BRAIN Head Sports submitted an offer...

According to BRAIN Head Sports submitted an offer to buy all ASI assets and Bankruptcy Court expected to accept on 22 Jan. Couldn't find anything confirming the sale, nor any statement from Head re...
01-28-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 24,326
Views: 2,263,167
Posted By scott967

We are having our "arctic blast" this weekend. ...

We are having our "arctic blast" this weekend. It was only 68 and overcast when I headed out this afternoon for my usual Sunday 50 miler where I do a couple laps on the nearby army bases then head...
01-28-19, 03:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By scott967

FWIW I have a Red BB30 that I installed myself...

FWIW I have a Red BB30 that I installed myself and there isn't any spacer or shim in it. The plastic piece rides against the crank arm. When you turn it, the threads cause the metal piece to move...
01-24-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By scott967

I skipped my ride on Sunday and watched the...

I skipped my ride on Sunday and watched the football instead, then did my Sunday ride on MLK day. 50 miles up to Oahu North shore over to Waimea Bay and back. No surf, but the road was pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,755
Posted By scott967

An alternative to Red mechanical might be to go...

An alternative to Red mechanical might be to go with Force but use a red crankset. You get most of the weight advantage that way.

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,987
Posted By scott967

Kind of expensive, Allied Alfa is an option. ...

Kind of expensive, Allied Alfa is an option.

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01-22-19, 01:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,609
Posted By scott967

Huh? I use an Allen wrench to attach a pedal...

Huh? I use an Allen wrench to attach a pedal (well, actually a hex socket in a ratchet).

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01-08-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,441
Posted By scott967

I have 20 , 35, and 50 mile routes I do...

I have 20 , 35, and 50 mile routes I do regularly. I might rarely cut a route short or extend it but not that often (rain-shortened may be the biggest reason). I know what my ET should be at points...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,117
Posted By scott967

We had a friend who lived in Vicenza (he worked...

We had a friend who lived in Vicenza (he worked for US Army, 173rd ABN is garrisoned there). Very nice town itself (home of Campy, but nothing really to see of that). Lots of cycling in the...
01-03-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,138
Posted By scott967

That's good to read. Seeing how you've been...

That's good to read. Seeing how you've been coming back, have no doubt you will pass those kms in no time.

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01-01-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,138
Posted By scott967

When I lived in Oxnard, about once a month I...

When I lived in Oxnard, about once a month I would go down to Santa Monica, ride the bike path to Redondo, do a loop of Palos Verdes and back. Very nice ride, can't beat the scenery. Today I did my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 302,048
Posted By scott967

Used to live in Oxnard. Know that place very...

Used to live in Oxnard. Know that place very well.

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12-31-18, 10:09 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,903
Posted By scott967

I've been going to they gym pretty much...

I've been going to they gym pretty much continuously since 79. Only time off was when on sea duty. I just like the scheduled 3 days a week bit. I know I'm going to do it and there's no need to...
12-26-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,348
Posted By scott967

OP was asking about harassment, which is an...

OP was asking about harassment, which is an intentional act, not safety which I assume is primarily ***ntentional acts. My hypothesis is that harassers want a reaction, and at night it is harder to...
12-26-18, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By scott967

Well, you can't survive without the 5 but I'm not...

Well, you can't survive without the 5 but I'm not sure I would rely on those "give-away" hex wrenches. I got a new office / computer chair today and threw those wrenches away instead used my own,...
12-14-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 639
Posted By scott967

I admit sometimes at a signaled intersection and...

I admit sometimes at a signaled intersection and making a left turn, to taking the near crosswalk on the red and continuing on the sidewalk until a driveway cut allows me to get back on the road and...
12-14-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,604
Posted By scott967

So it sounds like the business had no value,...

So it sounds like the business had no value, beyond its inventory, or I would think it would be sold. Since it's a family biz, maybe they owned their real estate and that is what had value, not the...
12-07-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,007
Posted By scott967

I think Ca law is a little vague, as the Streets...

I think Ca law is a little vague, as the Streets & Highway code defines "bikeway" with four classes:

class I - bike path
class II - bike lane
class III - bike route
class iv - cycle track

In...
12-03-18, 02:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,007
Posted By scott967

Blogger BSNYC also does a daily bike report on...

Blogger BSNYC also does a daily bike report on transportation alternatives that highlights bike lane follies.

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11-30-18, 03:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By scott967

My garmin 800 touch screen failed out of warranty...

My garmin 800 touch screen failed out of warranty so I bought a refurb as a replacement. That one lasted about 3 years and again touch screen died. I replaced with an Edge Explore (no numbers on...
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