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01-03-18, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By Pug

As an experiment you could download the TCX file...

As an experiment you could download the TCX file from TR and then load it to Golden Cheetah to see which value was actually recorded - 292 or the lower number.
01-03-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By Pug

Do you connect with the Kickr through Bluetooth...

Do you connect with the Kickr through Bluetooth or Ant+? I've found Bluetooth connections "snappier" than Ant+ in case that has something to do with it.

Do you have a power meter (separate from...
12-08-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,414
Posted By Pug

Exactly - the straighter arm needs the wider...

Exactly - the straighter arm needs the wider spindle. Thanks for posting. A picture is worth a thousand words!

Also, for purposes of my problem in this thread, "BB30" and "PF30" are...
12-08-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,414
Posted By Pug

Issue closed: Bought a new crank

I tried the spacers and that didn't work. I subsequently sent photos of my crankset to Stages Tech Support (who were really helpful) and they figured it out.

Specifically, the problem was my CX...
10-19-17, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,414
Posted By Pug

I ordered a couple of 2.5mm spacers. I'm going...

I ordered a couple of 2.5mm spacers. I'm going to put them between the left crank arm and the BB bearing. If this can work for about an hour I'll be satisfied. I'm not looking to permanently mount...
10-16-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,414
Posted By Pug

Non-driveside crank arm not clearing the chainstay

I have FSA cranksets on my road (FSA Energy) and CX (FSA Gossamer) bikes. I have a Stages crank based (left only) power meter on my road bike that I'd like to use on my CX bike during a race this...
09-28-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,492
Posted By Pug

[/INDENT] I'd rate my experience with it 4 stars,...

[/INDENT] I'd rate my experience with it 4 stars, holding back on the 5th because of this. While it can help with situational awareness you can't trust it 100%. It's additive to looking over your...
09-28-17, 04:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,438
Posted By Pug

Agree 100%. It's actually changed the way I ride...

Agree 100%. It's actually changed the way I ride as I now choose my routes based on estimated TSS and IF so I can properly manage my CTL/ATL/TSB. It took me some time and a lot of reading to get...
09-23-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Pug

Looks like a good weekend for GMR/GRR (9/23/16)

Glendora Mtn Rd and Glendora Ridge Rd are closed today to motorized vehicles due to red flag conditions.Anticipated to reopen Monday morning
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04-27-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By Pug

*bump* I'm also curious if there are any group...

*bump* I'm also curious if there are any group rides to see Stage 2. I've kept an eye on SFVBC.org but all I see if their Terrible Tujunga ride on Sunday - nothing yet on Monday. I've also been...
04-08-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By Pug

Thanks!

Thanks!
04-07-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By Pug

Parking for 2/Big Tujunga

Can anyone suggest a place to park for a ride I'm planning on 2 toward Big Tujunga? Looking for a park or similar where it won't be a problem to leave my car for 5-6 hours, preferably in the La...
04-01-16, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,928
Posted By Pug

I have one and generally get about 1 hour 50...

I have one and generally get about 1 hour 50 minutes on a charge. I carry an extra battery. I haven't looked into it, but there might be something I can change with how I'm recording that would use...
03-31-16, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By Pug

Thanks for the feedback. I've ridden up there...

Thanks for the feedback. I've ridden up there several times at the same time of year and am familiar with the challenges, weather and other-wise. I've done it in beautiful low 70s as well as upper...
03-30-16, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By Pug

Angeles Forest/39/East Fork/GMR GRR

I'll be doing some riding in the area in mid-May. For one route, I plan to start at Encanto Park, take 39 up to Crystal Lake, then back to East Fork, then take that to GMR and down to Sierra...
11-20-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Pug

GMR/GRR Closed until Sunday 11/22

Red Flag Warning

https://www.facebook.com/angelessgmnm/posts/1731454083753593:0
10-21-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Pug

Atoc 2016

Cities haven't been officially announced yet, but supposed to come out soon.

Looks like stage 2 of the 2016 edition will be in Pasadena on May 16 which likely means a south to north progression...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-15, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,768
Posted By Pug

Of course.

Of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-15, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,768
Posted By Pug

I did when I initially registered, but she got...

I did when I initially registered, but she got sick in 2012 . . . nonetheless, I'll always be a Pug Ambassador
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-15, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,768
Posted By Pug

Industry pricing on the wheelset (as mentioned by...

Industry pricing on the wheelset (as mentioned by someone above). Thus, to another poster's question, since I'm buying them, I'm on the hook if I have a non-warranty eligible issue. Also, racing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-15, 05:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,768
Posted By Pug

I'm a 3T Ambassador

I just found out I've been accepted as a brand ambassador for 3T cycling. Specifically, for some new wheels they will be offering. Has anyone else experience doing this? I kind of applied on a...
Forum: Northeast
06-25-15, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By Pug

Brielle Cyclery (http://briellecyclery.com/)...

Brielle Cyclery (http://briellecyclery.com/) sponsors weekend group rides, although I just searched their website and couldn't find details, so you'll need to call/email them for details.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 03:35 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,607
Posted By Pug

What jobs is it designed to protect? LBS jobs? ...

What jobs is it designed to protect? LBS jobs? Safe to assume 99% of what you order from Wiggle is manufactured in Asia or Europe.

I have been hit on Wiggle orders as well, and DHL seems to be...
06-08-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By Pug

I saw San Andreas this weekend. I won't ruin...

I saw San Andreas this weekend. I won't ruin anything by mentioning my delight upon seeing an amalgamation of GMR and GRR in one of the first scenes of the movie. It got some Hollywood treatment...
05-13-15, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By Pug

Thanks very much for the replies. I'm going to...

Thanks very much for the replies. I'm going to bring some of my gear suited for early April in the Northeast US as well as warmer weather kit, just in case. I'm amazed at the variability of weather...
05-13-15, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By Pug

Weather this week on 39, GMR/GRR (May 13 2015)

I'm flying to SoCal on Thursday for long weekend including watching some ATOC. I'd also like to ride 39 up to Crystal Lake. I've seen the weather has been pretty cold and there's been snow in the...
01-22-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,905
Posted By Pug

No, but he was holding the camera that knocked...

No, but he was holding the camera that knocked Tiger's tooth out.
Forum: Northeast
01-15-15, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By Pug

Cyclocross courses are highly fungible. Any park...

Cyclocross courses are highly fungible. Any park with a grass, some trees, a little sand, and some slopes for off-camber riding will be useful. You can use your imagination about creating barriers....
Forum: Northeast
12-27-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By Pug

As far as shops go, Grove Street Bicycle...

As far as shops go, Grove Street Bicycle (http://grovestreetbicycles.com/) in Jersey City is fine. It's close to the PATH station.

Montclair Bikery (http://www.montclairbikery.com/) is better,...
Forum: Europe
12-10-14, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By Pug

They'll have platform pedals, but if you want to...

They'll have platform pedals, but if you want to be clipped in, you need to bring your own pedals/shoes or buy some there. Might want to bring your own helmet as well, though they probably have...
Forum: Europe
12-10-14, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By Pug

Good lord, yes, the fines are hefty!! I...

Good lord, yes, the fines are hefty!! I cluelessing made 3 laps through downtown Firenze in a rental car and got 3 tickets by mail about a month later for EUR100+ fine each.

I rented a bike in...
Forum: Northeast
12-09-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By Pug

I realize this may be coming too late, but can...

I realize this may be coming too late, but can you stay at the Hampton Inn in Harrison instead of the Marriott in Elizabeth? It will be much easier to reach Washington St. by bike. Although...
Forum: Northeast
11-13-14, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,215
Posted By Pug

Riding before/after the traditional "rush hour"...

Riding before/after the traditional "rush hour" should help. E.g., get to work by 7:30am, leave after 6:30pm. I think you'll find traffic also takes a dip when K-12 schools are closed for summer,...
10-28-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,529
Posted By Pug

I went to a cyclocross clinic and the coach tried...

I went to a cyclocross clinic and the coach tried to beat a mantra into our heads: slow is smooth; smooth is fast.

it helps - when I remember it.
Forum: Northeast
09-26-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,014
Posted By Pug

Not so fast. You may be right, but as with most...

Not so fast. You may be right, but as with most things, especially in NYC, the correct answer is: "it depends".

1.) There can be private no parking signs. For example, to warn people not to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-14, 07:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,192
Posted By Pug

I bought a 2010 RS from Competitive Cyclist. It...

I bought a 2010 RS from Competitive Cyclist. It was a closeout sale subsequent to Cervelo dropping them as a dealer. The bike developed the bottom bracket cracks that are known to affect RS and R3...
07-15-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,070
Posted By Pug

No doubt. I was just observing that (based on...

No doubt. I was just observing that (based on personal experience) when someone is raging at you one second and offering a lame apology the next, they might have a bi-polar disorder. In which case,...
07-15-14, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,070
Posted By Pug

The dude sounds bi-polar.

The dude sounds bi-polar.
Forum: Northeast
06-28-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Pug

I've actually found Google street view to be...

I've actually found Google street view to be pretty accurate in terms of gauging whether a road is busy or not. If you live close by, why not pre-ride the street portion of the route in your car?
Forum: Northeast
06-25-14, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Pug

I haven't ridden on this trail yet, but I hope to...

I haven't ridden on this trail yet, but I hope to do so in the future. Sorry I can't be personally helpful, but maybe these links will:

Greenways & Trails | Lackawanna Heritage Valley (LHV)...
Forum: Northeast
06-23-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By Pug

Agree with MAFW suggestion. Several local LBS...

Agree with MAFW suggestion. Several local LBS also sponsor group rides at various paces. Feel free to PM me if you would like specific suggestions. Morristown proper can be a little tought to...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-14, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,514
Posted By Pug

This one's easy; take the bike to Jersey City...

This one's easy; take the bike to Jersey City (assuming you're not going during rush hour (http://www.panynj.gov/path/bicycles.html))
Forum: Northeast
06-10-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,514
Posted By Pug

The area is fine. Mix of office and residential...

The area is fine. Mix of office and residential towers. It's an urban area, however, so make sure you're following best practices when locking up. Personally, I'd choose locking up near the PATH...
Forum: Northeast
06-06-14, 09:18 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 85,049
Posted By Pug

The Collateral Damage of NYC’s Bike Share...

The Collateral Damage of NYC’s Bike Share Program: Bike Shops (Bloomberg) (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-05/the-collateral-damage-of-nyc-s-bike-share-program-bike-shops.html)"But the perverse...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-14, 01:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,170
Posted By Pug

Oh boy. I hope it doesn't automatically detect...

Oh boy. I hope it doesn't automatically detect the sensor belonging to some person who just happens to be riding next to me! Anyway, thanks for the PSA on the 1000. I'll be sticking with my 500...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,170
Posted By Pug

IMHO, this is ridiculous. Also just makes me...

IMHO, this is ridiculous. Also just makes me more reliant Strava instead of Garmin Connect. If the 1000 doesn't track bikes, do you need to re-pair it with speed/candence sensor each time you use...
06-02-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By Pug

I've found this to be pretty helpful, though I'd...

I've found this to be pretty helpful, though I'd double check on open hours for stores etc through secondary sources. Kudos to whoever created and maintains it, too.

Water Stops for Cyclists,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-14, 02:34 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 28,932
Posted By Pug

Whip out an American Express Centurion Card...

Whip out an American Express Centurion Card (assuming they accept Amex) and you'll be their top priority.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-14, 11:54 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 28,932
Posted By Pug

OP should attack and drop the roadies on a steep...

OP should attack and drop the roadies on a steep hill. On a hybrid bike that will surely earn their attention if not admiration and perhaps affection.
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