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10-29-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 50
Posted By Iride01

Just get it working and ride it. Don't be...

Just get it working and ride it. Don't be putting money into swapping working old for new. Once you have a ridden it for a few thousand miles then you'll have a better idea what you like and don't...
10-29-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 104
Posted By Iride01

I'm usually wrong on these things so lets find...

I'm usually wrong on these things so lets find out. Someone will ding me when I am!

I think the tongue mainly helps with keeping dirt out of the cable housing. You can likely use those cables. ...
10-29-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 104
Posted By Iride01

It sort of depends on the model of cables you...

It sort of depends on the model of cables you have. Look at the DM's (dealer manuals) for your model of DR and they will have some specific statements scattered about them that might answer your...
10-29-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 351
Posted By Iride01

I guess I need to do some investigating. I've...

I guess I need to do some investigating. I've been assuming 4.02 is the latest smartphone version for the app. On my Win10 PC the version shows as E-tube Project version 3.4.5 and that is after the...
10-29-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By Iride01

Whether motorist, cyclist, runner, walker or...

Whether motorist, cyclist, runner, walker or whomever. A person involved in an accident whether at fault or not and leaves the scene without rendering aid or exchanging any information that might be...
10-29-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 112
Posted By Iride01

https://bettershifting.com/wireless-unit-d-fly-ins...

https://bettershifting.com/wireless-unit-d-fly-installation-guide-ew-wu111/

Will that do?
10-29-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By Iride01

That may be more to do with the site or program...

That may be more to do with the site or program that processes your log data you upload. The log file will always have gps coordinates and their date/timestamp. Some sites will only use this to...
10-29-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,045
Posted By Iride01

Sitting in the chair to help ease the pain and...

Sitting in the chair to help ease the pain and keep you breathing. I think that's a classic case of indigestion. Isn't that what you put that down as? I experienced that once after quickly eating a...
10-29-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By Iride01

I didn't really expect that you were yanking our...

I didn't really expect that you were yanking our chains. It just seemed you were distracted from the conversation you started and not addressing questions or suggestions. I thought that might act...
10-28-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By Iride01

Old spokes I hope!

Old spokes I hope!
10-28-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By Iride01

On my Garmin Edges, I set the auto-pause to "less...

On my Garmin Edges, I set the auto-pause to "less than 3 mph". The only time I'm ever less than 3mph is for a moment before coming to a complete stop. Even following all but the slowest of walkers...
10-28-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 351
Posted By Iride01

At the risk of answering questions well above my...

At the risk of answering questions well above my paygrade, I'd say the answer is yes you can.

Electricity is electricity whether it comes from a battery source or a power plant. You just need to...
10-28-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 351
Posted By Iride01

Doesn't matter if the port on your phone charger...

Doesn't matter if the port on your phone charger is USB 3 or not. Although I can't imagine why it would be USB 3 type A. It's probably just a type A USB and your cable that came with it a USB 3...
10-28-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By Iride01

Drill a hole in a 2x4 just large enough for the...

Drill a hole in a 2x4 just large enough for the non-drive side to fit in. Then find some screws that fit loosely through the spoke holes on the flange. Don't snug them down on the flange though. ...
10-28-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By Iride01

You have a front derailleur on your 1x bike? ...

You have a front derailleur on your 1x bike?

I will think you have to add a front derailleur. Never having looked closely at a bike made expressly for 1x, then you might need to consider if they...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Iride01

Putting the bike together? Has the bike not been...

Putting the bike together? Has the bike not been fully assembled before?

For pics, just write the URL of them in the plain text of your message. Remove the https:// . If the spam filter still...
10-28-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Iride01

As far as using a plumb bob -- I would not make...

As far as using a plumb bob -- I would not make that the end-all-be-all decision for where your saddle should go. Perhaps it might be thought of as a starting point to set your saddle the first time...
10-28-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 350
Posted By Iride01

But you aren't saying to disregard the seat tube...

But you aren't saying to disregard the seat tube length or nominal size cm or S/M/L.........right?

I can imagine some with really long arms and torsos with short legs not being able to reach the...
10-28-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,045
Posted By Iride01

I've had this idea that the human body is a...

I've had this idea that the human body is a wonderful thing that can do so very many different chemical processes to create things it needs from various other sources. I've also wondered if in cases...
10-28-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 351
Posted By Iride01

Yeah, I just got Di2 this spring and the Shimano...

Yeah, I just got Di2 this spring and the Shimano stuff is probably very specific makes sense to someone that has a lot of electrical knowledge and understanding. But not so much to me that is mainly...
10-28-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Iride01

Yes. And it was a Kenda 27" x 1 1/4 road bike...

Yes. And it was a Kenda 27" x 1 1/4 road bike tire. In fact I've had it more than once, but it was always on a tire that I'd used way beyond what most others would have trashed. I had it on a...
10-28-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Iride01

Did you run through their BB selection tables and...

Did you run through their BB selection tables and find out if that is the correct or compatible BB for that bike and crank?
...
10-27-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,045
Posted By Iride01

It might be your subconscious desire to let the...

It might be your subconscious desire to let the bike do the work for you that has your power levels dropping. If you never work yourself hard enough to let you body know that it has to get stronger...
10-27-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By Iride01

They'll give you a pass, but they might let you...

They'll give you a pass, but they might let you suffer with a sore butt for a week or two when you return to riding. <grin>
10-27-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By Iride01

It sounds like many different things are at play...

It sounds like many different things are at play here. First and foremost your butt just isn't used to riding and sitting in the saddle. Give that some time. But that isn't to say that you shouldn't...
10-27-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 608
Posted By Iride01

I don't have any set time or mileage to check or...

I don't have any set time or mileage to check or replace. When I feel so motivated, I check mine with the typical chain checker from Park Tool, but at times I also will measure with a metal scale. If...
10-26-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 297
Posted By Iride01

In the previous ten years, I think only one other...

In the previous ten years, I think only one other person met the qualifications for the white jersey in the Giro d'Italia and won the general classification. Or at least the white jersey as defined...
10-26-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 350
Posted By Iride01

If you are buying a new bike, I recommend going...

If you are buying a new bike, I recommend going with the manufacturer's suggested size for that model bike. Some actually do have different sizing recommendations for various models. I'd even apply...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,117
Posted By Iride01

No, you probably shouldn't admit this! Just say...

No, you probably shouldn't admit this! Just say you enjoy your rides and leave it at that. <grin> :thumb:

I on the other hand consider that a waste of a good hill. If something want's to offer...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 8,406
Posted By Iride01

Sure you can learn it. If you have the...

Sure you can learn it. If you have the understanding that water and electricity really have similarities in behavior, then electronics is just adding more controls and regulating devices.

Being...
10-25-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Iride01

Are you experiencing less performance for the...

Are you experiencing less performance for the same activity or segment of that activity? Remember that as your cardio vascular system gets better, you won't need as much HR to get you up a hill as...
10-25-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By Iride01

Probably we are all looking at different things...

Probably we are all looking at different things as the models for our statements. But in general, most of the casual riders I see riding around here struggle to get up a hill because they don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Iride01

The inside of your 25 mm tire may not be the same...

The inside of your 25 mm tire may not be the same volume as the inside of my 25 mm tire. I'd buy both. Likewise the mfr of the tubes may vary somewhat from others.

Try the bigger inner tube just...
10-23-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
Posted By Iride01

The big thing is to just look at stuff you can...

The big thing is to just look at stuff you can measure for a segment of your ride. Segment out one or two climbs and some straight and level segments and note how you are doing on them. Look at...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Iride01

I stick to all shimano stuff for your first...

I stick to all shimano stuff for your first build. And don't think you'll save money on eBay or amazon. Google every part you are going to purchase and check the various online vendors that come up....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Iride01

Oh... little late, but cheers! I might pour...

Oh... little late, but cheers! I might pour another scotch.

Besides bashing those that did you wrong, what have you found out about the hub? What is it that the bearings and races or cartridge...
10-23-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By Iride01

With Froome and Dan Martin getting older, does...

With Froome and Dan Martin getting older, does anyone think that maybe they are looking to get into being team staff? Maybe since Israel Startup is new, up and coming they see that as a potential...
10-23-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 297
Posted By Iride01

Jersey's are sort of a weird enticement the race...

Jersey's are sort of a weird enticement the race organizers created to give riders a reason to show up and also a reason for the race organizer to go out and find sponsors for that jersey to get more...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,117
Posted By Iride01

I'll pedal more often than not. Unless I'm trying...

I'll pedal more often than not. Unless I'm trying to get all tucked in and aero just to see what I can get out of a hill without extra effort.

I've heard or read that it does help get the lactic...
10-23-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 297
Posted By Iride01

Well the white jersey for best young rider has...

Well the white jersey for best young rider has been around since the mid 70's for the TdF and the Giro. Typically the young guys had to pull for the older guys that got to get the GC jersey. So...
10-23-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By Iride01

My 79 Schwinn Varsity was a 26" frame with a long...

My 79 Schwinn Varsity was a 26" frame with a long head tube like yours and typical of that periods larger frame sizes. However the wheels on that are throwing out my perception of scale on that...
10-23-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By Iride01

Aren't those coaster brake bikes? Were you...

Aren't those coaster brake bikes?

Were you trying to yank our chains or is there really something going on?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Iride01

So if they aren't going to cover it, why are you...

So if they aren't going to cover it, why are you asking us? Pour yourself a beer or scotch at 7:00 pm CDT tonight and we can drink to your misfortune.

Then you can decide how you are going to...
10-23-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 763
Posted By Iride01

Tell her it's medicine for cycling. Medicine...

Tell her it's medicine for cycling. Medicine isn't supposed to taste good. Is it?

I assume this is with plain water that she is complaining of the taste? If anything else that has a sweet taste...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,417
Posted By Iride01

I think that sums it up nicely for almost any...

I think that sums it up nicely for almost any category of sport, hobby or even for your vocation.

but just a 50,000 dollar bass boat? Those are 20 year old MSRP's , maybe 30 years <grin>
10-23-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By Iride01

Don't confuse wider rims with wider tires. Rims...

Don't confuse wider rims with wider tires. Rims don't have to change just because you desire a wider tire. I'm assuming a lot here though. You haven't exactly said why you need a wider rim. Maybe you...
10-23-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By Iride01

Yeah, drop the chain. It's been so long since...

Yeah, drop the chain. It's been so long since I've seen a one-piece crank I can't remember how the adjustments work on them. Watch the stuff on the left side of the crank as you turn it in one...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 8,406
Posted By Iride01

Well you have another 30 years to be able to...

Well you have another 30 years to be able to compare with mine. I used to be finicky too and in my early days took my bikes apart down to the bearings and beyond.

Still, no one is forcing you to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,417
Posted By Iride01

I could have owned several of those upper tier...

I could have owned several of those upper tier S-works bikes for what I spent on sailing. And I was only a 1/2 share partner for 10 years. What others tell me they spend on just golfing pales in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By Iride01

With power meters becoming more and more common...

With power meters becoming more and more common and users now having more than one, seems that we are getting back to the same type this device said one thing and my other device said this. My my.
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