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09-19-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By spelger

Travelling too fast to make what I remembered was...

Travelling too fast to make what I remembered was a slight bend onto another road. Remembered wrong, it was a 90 degree. I entered far too fast.
09-19-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By spelger

So today i was blessed with smokeless skies and...

So today i was blessed with smokeless skies and got to try out the bars out on the road. wow, that took a bit getting used to. having to shift took a bit of getting used to as well. i was able to...
09-19-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By spelger

What...no drops?

What...no drops?
09-19-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By spelger

Crashed today

It really started out as a really nice day. Here in Reno we had strong south winds yesterday that took loads of smoke away from our basin. This morning it was as clear as i can recall. Decided to go...
09-14-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By spelger

Went the Airstike II route. put them on and rode...

Went the Airstike II route. put them on and rode on the trainer yesterday (way too much smoke outside). spent about 20ish min total on them here and there. sore in places i did not expect. thought it...
09-10-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By spelger

the tires are really quite filthy and so i cannot...

the tires are really quite filthy and so i cannot really see any cuts. a cut on the sidewall is probably not worth your skin fixing. a blowout at high speed (turning) would not be pleasant.

my two...
09-10-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,193
Posted By spelger

Yesterday was a glorious day so i was out. Today...

Yesterday was a glorious day so i was out. Today it is turning and expected to be really bad by the time i get out of work. saw the satallite image on noaa today and i have never seen CA look so bad,...
09-08-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,046
Posted By spelger

Home brewing and antique radio restoration....

Home brewing and antique radio restoration. cycling keeps me from the latter but there is always time for brewing.

-cheers
09-07-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By spelger

i can only imagine what it is like there. ...

i can only imagine what it is like there.

this was us yesterday...

i only ride outside if i can see the ski slopes on Mt Slide. again, there was nothing to be seen. This year tops 2012 when my...
09-07-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By spelger

Worst smoke in Reno in my recollection

This is what i am putting up with in Reno. how about you in CA. This picture does not do justice to what i *do not* see out my front window. normally i can see Mt Rose, not today. nothing, not even a...
09-05-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By spelger

not sure if this will help but when i ran my...

not sure if this will help but when i ran my setup in the garage i used an ANT+ dongle, pretty sure they are good for 10 channels:
...
09-04-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By spelger

Drop Bars Are An Illusion

I like my drop bars...but i was told it was all an illusion.

-scott
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,677
Posted By spelger

This has been an interesting thead but to be fair...

This has been an interesting thead but to be fair BoraxKid (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/boraxkid-523726.html)never made that claim but by putting it in quotes you make it seem so.

that...
09-02-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By spelger

i have a wahoo and for a long time i thought i...

i have a wahoo and for a long time i thought i could not calibrate via zwift. then one day i saw a button during the pairing phase. not sure if i just missed it before or if it only became available...
08-31-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 807
Posted By spelger

sometimes i cycle in my sleep. does that count?

sometimes i cycle in my sleep. does that count?
08-29-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By spelger

i was these two but was not too sure about the...

i was these two but was not too sure about the extension being one peice since it limits adjustability. do like the added access to the bars though.
08-29-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By spelger

aero bar extensions, so many choices

sometimes lots of choices can suck...i am looking to get some clip on aero bars for my ride. not sure what to get regarding the extensions as there are so many designs that i am finding on the web. i...
08-29-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By spelger

Chain roller came out

now that i went down the waxing chain route for lube today i took the chain off my ride and washed it in the first mineral spirit bath (shaken a bit, not stirred) and put a freshly waxed chain on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By spelger

Gee, my dog just chewed a hole in a wall. Funny...

Gee, my dog just chewed a hole in a wall. Funny in comparison to these two examples.
08-25-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By spelger

This does not seem practicable to me. i've looked...

This does not seem practicable to me. i've looked at street view a few times and it is dog slow. maybe if all the images were downloaded prior to riding but that would really eat up a lot of space to...
08-25-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 609
Posted By spelger

where were you that you needed to walk 12 miles?...

where were you that you needed to walk 12 miles? that is really far. my record is about 3, i was way out in the BLM and flatted. then flatted again, then once more and was out of tube repair stuff....
08-25-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,983
Posted By spelger

POS...? doesn't that stand for "Piece of S...?"...

POS...? doesn't that stand for "Piece of S...?" not sure i want that helmet.:innocent:
08-24-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,050
Posted By spelger

there is no culture thing in china to not waste...

there is no culture thing in china to not waste something. there is a culture thing in china to make money though without regard to the poor chaps that become victims of what ever crap they are...
08-24-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,050
Posted By spelger

i'd be leary about getting anything that is a...

i'd be leary about getting anything that is a critical component that does not look legit. bar tape...ok. derailleur, maybe not.

one of my friends once asked then answered his own question and it...
08-19-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By spelger

at first i saw three water bottles and it...

at first i saw three water bottles and it reminded me of where i added my 3rd on my mtn bike. then i noticed the fourth higher up...looks tight, is that on the side? is there a 5th on the other side?...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,797
Posted By spelger

Why do I find a comment like that from you not...

Why do I find a comment like that from you not surprising?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,347
Posted By spelger

Pecan pie must really be problematic.

Pecan pie must really be problematic.
08-17-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 595
Posted By spelger

Straight roads...

stink. i can't stand them. i like curvy roads. i'll even take straight with hills just so long as i can't see too far up ahead. long straight road bore me and makes the ride seem longer.

what is...
08-14-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By spelger

I could have had a V8.

I could have had a V8.
08-12-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By spelger

the Ant protocol operates at ~2.5GHz. very likely...

the Ant protocol operates at ~2.5GHz. very likely faster than the wired port. but what is the port? An RJ11 seems a bit odd for ethernet so i suppose it is not that.

what i still don't like is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By spelger

this article may hlep:...

this article may hlep: https://support.strava.com/hc/en-us/articles/216919487-How-Distance-is-Calculated

unrelated but equally interesting is this:...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By spelger

She is/was right...to a certain point. the rear...

She is/was right...to a certain point. the rear wheel does not follow the path of the front exactly. the front travels more. but not so much to lose sleep over.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By spelger

Sounds more like a programming bug induced by gps...

Sounds more like a programming bug induced by gps loss rather than the gps loss itself.
08-10-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,106
Posted By spelger

You can't be serious, really? Edit: after...

You can't be serious, really?

Edit: after seeing shelby's comment I realise I may have fallen for for a moment. :notamused:
08-10-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,106
Posted By spelger

You would love a triple. I'll never give mine up.

You would love a triple. I'll never give mine up.
08-08-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 476
Posted By spelger

I have one bike and I spend more time on the bike...

I have one bike and I spend more time on the bike than "on" the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By spelger

oops, missed that. makes a lot of sense now.

oops, missed that. makes a lot of sense now.
08-07-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,255
Posted By spelger

Mine's 13 yrs old. I have no plans to replace.

Mine's 13 yrs old. I have no plans to replace.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By spelger

I am not challenging your suggestion but how...

I am not challenging your suggestion but how would the cable being frayed cause this? Is it if the fraying is before the cable being clamped?
08-07-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By spelger

just saw this early this morning. don't think...

just saw this early this morning. don't think anything is confirmed but won't be surprised by the time the summer riding season ends and the zwift season starts.

i think if they up the price in a...
08-05-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By spelger

and let's not forget ...

and let's not forget
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Chinese_milk_scandal
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_pet_food_recalls
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_safety_incidents_in_China
...
08-04-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By spelger

I would stay away from any food products from...

I would stay away from any food products from China. spend more and worry less.
08-04-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,449
Posted By spelger

i always thought they were the same. kidding...

i always thought they were the same.

kidding aside it happens to me too from time to time.
08-03-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By spelger

yes, which is why i don't strictly agree that it...

yes, which is why i don't strictly agree that it is a DF problem. seems more physiological to me, not everyone experiences this. i would say that the DF does not cause it, it just provokes it.
08-02-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By spelger

Had to Google that one. can't say I agree that it...

Had to Google that one. can't say I agree that it is strictly the case though.
08-02-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By spelger

Not sure how long you have been descending like...

Not sure how long you have been descending like that but for me when I began long descent my neck fatigued quickly too. After a few months it is gone. so for me it was just a posture I needed to get...
07-31-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By spelger

Funny, mentally I saw saddle bag too and was...

Funny, mentally I saw saddle bag too and was wondering about the weird replies.
07-31-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By spelger

Funny you should write this. I was just thinking...

Funny you should write this. I was just thinking the other day what a total mouth breather I am when on the bike. only in descent does my IQ appear to go up. :lol:

Seriously though, I cannot get...
07-31-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By spelger

Barely there voice

Occasionally, after a hard ride i notice that my voice is a bit...absent/raspy. strange phenomenon only lasts for a couple of hours or so. did a bit of googling and apparently not completely...
07-30-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 789
Posted By spelger

I'm leaning toward "go see a doctor." This is no...

I'm leaning toward "go see a doctor." This is no place for medical advice. especially when a heart is involved.

Good luck and enjoy riding.
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