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Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,940
Posted By cthenn

That happens to me, but only when I'm not logged...

That happens to me, but only when I'm not logged in to Strava, or am using an ingognito page
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,323
Posted By cthenn

That's an extremely common failure mode of an...

That's an extremely common failure mode of an aluminum rim, and may have nothing to do with spoke tension.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,940
Posted By cthenn

No you don't. I have a free account only, and...

No you don't. I have a free account only, and brought up the heatmap and was able to zoom as close as I wanted, without losing detail...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,373
Posted By cthenn

Get better genes. You're welcome for the sage...

Get better genes. You're welcome for the sage advice :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By cthenn

Be sure to snag an electric scooter as a souvenir...

Be sure to snag an electric scooter as a souvenir on your way home!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,212
Posted By cthenn

Since this is a judgment free zone (:lol:), I...

Since this is a judgment free zone (:lol:), I love all kinds of electronic music (Future Bass, Big Room, Chill/Liquid Trap is my jam right now :D). Sometimes I will plug in on my weekly hill climb....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,940
Posted By cthenn

I just did some reverse loops of my normal rides,...

I just did some reverse loops of my normal rides, and as others have said, it really is almost a different experience altogether. Also, at least for me, switching it up just a little bit, adding...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,952
Posted By cthenn

when is the lock coming?

when is the lock coming?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,527
Posted By cthenn

No

No
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,952
Posted By cthenn

Never said they weren't. I'm just relating to...

Never said they weren't. I'm just relating to what I see every day when I ride or drive. Most cyclists do not obey all traffic rules, but so do motorists, bus drivers, etc. We're all dicks on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By cthenn

You beat me to the cheesy joke, congratulations!

You beat me to the cheesy joke, congratulations!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,952
Posted By cthenn

I agree, generally, "we" are dicks. But there is...

I agree, generally, "we" are dicks. But there is still an overwhelming irrational hatred of cyclists from most motorists.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,337
Posted By cthenn

meh...to each their own, I prefer these to any...

meh...to each their own, I prefer these to any other style, but that's just a personal preference. We have 6 bikes in our house, and they all fit on the stand, even ones with exterior cables running...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,337
Posted By cthenn

I love the "Euro" style stands. Just feels like a...

I love the "Euro" style stands. Just feels like a better way to hold the bike than one clamp on a seat post.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076CYML8G...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,952
Posted By cthenn

Confused by "sidewalk" and "back into the space"....

Confused by "sidewalk" and "back into the space". A parking space? How does the sidewalk fit into the parking space? If you mean the sidewalk was at the end of the parking space, then you weren't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,337
Posted By cthenn

What I know is I would never clamp the top tube...

What I know is I would never clamp the top tube like that.
08-27-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By cthenn

I ride Niles all the time with the cars. It's...

I ride Niles all the time with the cars. It's bad, but only stretches (the bridges are the worst). Best to go downhill from Sunol than the other way, that's for sure. Like someone else said, I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,752
Posted By cthenn

I've done 2 of these, Haleakala and Waipoli Rd....

I've done 2 of these, Haleakala and Waipoli Rd. The two on Maui are hard, but for different reasons. Everyone knows Haleakala, so there's no need to go over that one, it's just a climb of attrition....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,260
Posted By cthenn

That's what I was gonna ask. I prefer the figure...

That's what I was gonna ask. I prefer the figure 8, but many tape brands don't give you enough. Hell, charge me another dollar, just make the damn roll long enough!

OP, as was asked, how thick...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By cthenn

Like others have said, I wouldn't even really...

Like others have said, I wouldn't even really worry about it, because I'd never let it drop below the solid red level. That's when I recharge mine. Of course, if I was doing some huge ride, I might...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,766
Posted By cthenn

Heck they aren't even that much you can get one...

Heck they aren't even that much you can get one on Amazon for under $20. May have to get a specific type of cartridge for vapors (which is what I used when spray painting in a tiny enclosed space),...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,104
Posted By cthenn

Nah, the latest trend is to trash 'em and say the...

Nah, the latest trend is to trash 'em and say the sidewalls all assplode, esp when descending at 50mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 11:58 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,104
Posted By cthenn

What chart? You have to remember, those charts...

What chart? You have to remember, those charts are for weight PER WHEEL. Depending on your balance, it could be more on the back, but it's certainly not ALL your weight. Whatever though, just keep...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,104
Posted By cthenn

Even at your weight, per most tire inflation...

Even at your weight, per most tire inflation charts, it still recommends under 100psi...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,282
Posted By cthenn

I'd like to know how you would quantify this....

I'd like to know how you would quantify this. "Taken for granted as regular bikes" is a meaningless statement by itself. Do you mean number of sales of ebikes vs regular bikes? Just on the road side,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,529
Posted By cthenn

My comment was in reply to the person talking...

My comment was in reply to the person talking about Garmin Connect
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,529
Posted By cthenn

Strava functionality has been stagnant for years....

Strava functionality has been stagnant for years. Can you believe they still do not allow you to do the inanely simple task of sorting saved segments? Or perform a minor adjustment of your GPS track?...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By cthenn

do you do your own wrenching? If so, and the...

do you do your own wrenching? If so, and the bike has been left outside, or even just precautionary, you can break the whole bike down, and inspect/clean/relube everything.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 43,888
Posted By cthenn

I'm genuinely curious what compelled you to...

I'm genuinely curious what compelled you to awaken a decade old zombie thread with the white hot take of "who cares"???
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,529
Posted By cthenn

Maybe because I'm a Wahoo user...?

Maybe because I'm a Wahoo user...?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,685
Posted By cthenn

I hop on my Ti bike after long days on the carbon...

I hop on my Ti bike after long days on the carbon bike and I need something more comfortable. So much more smooth, my butt, back, and teeth enjoy the break lol!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,685
Posted By cthenn

Too bad they came along just as dics were taking...

Too bad they came along just as dics were taking over the world. I think direct mount could have been that perfect balance of better stopping power, while still minimizing weight and ugliness. ...
07-09-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,742
Posted By cthenn

I saw the white painted memorial bike on my last...

I saw the white painted memorial bike on my last trip through the area. The memorial is just around the corner from the hole in the wall heading toward the mtn. So if indeed that's where the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,497
Posted By cthenn

Spot and Inreach require a subscription. ...

Spot and Inreach require a subscription. Expensive at that too. I've been researching satellite communicators recently for backcountry hiking trips, and I've "settled" on the Garmin. No fan of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By cthenn

Oh please, if you want to ever matter, you have...

Oh please, if you want to ever matter, you have to dial it up to 470w now.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,748
Posted By cthenn

Fernando Gaviria?

Fernando Gaviria?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By cthenn

Yeah, I don't have the lungs and legs for that. ...

Yeah, I don't have the lungs and legs for that. One of many reasons why I don't race, I can't handle violent rhythm changes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By cthenn

Good feedback. When I first got a PM, I realized...

Good feedback. When I first got a PM, I realized just how "unbalanced" I was on variable grade climbs. I'm talking on the order of 80-100 watts. Really pushing too hard on the steeper parts, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By cthenn

The fastest way to the top?

I'm wondering what people's technique or "strategy" is when trying to get up a climb as fast as possible. Do you come into it full gas, and try to hang on at the top? Or the complete opposite,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,570
Posted By cthenn

It was some forgettable Performance house branded...

It was some forgettable Performance house branded road bike, my first one. From the first ride to the last, the thing was a noise machine. Something was always creaking or popping or clicking or...
07-08-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,552
Posted By cthenn

What does this have to do with the OP?

What does this have to do with the OP?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,445
Posted By cthenn

Buying the Rema patches in bulk is a good idea....

Buying the Rema patches in bulk is a good idea. An even better idea is to buy a large container of rubber cement. The Rema cement in those tiny tubes doesn't seem to last long, and I usually end up...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,392
Posted By cthenn

The Wahoo app has undergone a big facelift, and...

The Wahoo app has undergone a big facelift, and it seems even more glitchy now. My settings keep randomly changing on me, things like km to mi., include zeroes in power measurement on to off, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,122
Posted By cthenn

I don't use them in summer, but one of those...

I don't use them in summer, but one of those stretchy "uber tube" buff neck gaiter things work well for me in winter. I've also used them in conjunction with an N95 masks for California summers,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By cthenn

I've had good luck with Reynolds Cryo Blue. I...

I've had good luck with Reynolds Cryo Blue. I think I'll try the Black Prince pads next, as many seem to like these...
07-03-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,742
Posted By cthenn

Depends where exactly the incident was. If it...

Depends where exactly the incident was. If it was literally at that intersection, I cannot understand how it happened, as that portion is straight, with good visibility. I was surprised when I read...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,415
Posted By cthenn

LOL, duh, didn't even think to Google/YT this...I...

LOL, duh, didn't even think to Google/YT this...I just got caught up reading and posted my question. Thanks, I'll check this out!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,958
Posted By cthenn

LOL, epic rant bro. First off, it's "you're" all...

LOL, epic rant bro. First off, it's "you're" all liars. "You're" welcome.

Also, never said "Continental makes a fine tire" nor did I come in to White Knight for them. Facts are hard, I know, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,797
Posted By cthenn

I would have recommended you the Ornot Magic...

I would have recommended you the Ornot Magic Shell jacket, which is wind/rain proof, but it's sold out ATTM, unless you are an XS!
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