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Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By Iride01

As much as I say I don't like the cold, I'm okay...

As much as I say I don't like the cold, I'm okay with just regular half finger gloves down to your low of 45F. As far as whether a glove works with your phones touch screen, that might depend on the...
10-20-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By Iride01

Keep it up there! I used to love winters and...

Keep it up there!

I used to love winters and especially the snow as I spent my first eight years where it was plentiful in Chicago IL and Lebanon MO. However somethings changed the last few years....
10-20-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By Iride01

How 'bout the same thing for $9.99 ...

How 'bout the same thing for $9.99
https://www.jensonusa.com/Shimano-Housing-Stop?_br_psugg_q=cable+stop

Unless you catch them on a day when everything is free shipping, then you might need to...
10-19-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By Iride01

So we should allow those that test positive just...

So we should allow those that test positive just circulate around everyone else that has not tested positive?

I guess that's one way to go about it. Just get everybody infected. Let those that...
10-19-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By Iride01

I can't but there are several people I'd trust...

I can't but there are several people I'd trust that said it. And of course I don't know if they were talking about the PCR test or others. Don't remember who exactly it was, but it wasn't the crazy...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Iride01

I'm not opposed to Frankenbikes, but on a bike...

I'm not opposed to Frankenbikes, but on a bike this new I'd need to know why. I'd likely pass myself though if the STI's, brakes and DR's weren't the same make, model and maybe even version.

This...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 719
Posted By Iride01

Do you know what your HR was at the time you were...

Do you know what your HR was at the time you were having this? I would talk to a medical professional about it. If it's more than a one time thing I'd go right now. Drops in HR while doing a fair...
10-19-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By Iride01

The device is supposed to be smart enough to know...

The device is supposed to be smart enough to know when and when it shouldn't charge. The batteries charging temperature is supposed to be between 32F to 113F.

I doubt you put your Garmin in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By Iride01

This is being sold as a new bike with full...

This is being sold as a new bike with full manufacturer warranties on everything? And you'll also get the goodwill of the shop that wants you to continue to be a customer?

If so, I'd have no issue...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 792
Posted By Iride01

Both bike made of the same frame material? ...

Both bike made of the same frame material?

Pictures of the Sirrus to me seem like they have a lot of seat post out of the seat tube which probably absorbs some road bumps. And coming from a road...
10-18-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 887
Posted By Iride01

If there isn't any damage to the helmet I...

If there isn't any damage to the helmet I wouldn't suspect any concussion. But what do I know? YMMV.

I've had three wrecks in about 8 years time. The last two about 14 months apart. The one...
10-18-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 434
Posted By Iride01

If cars are off to the side, do they need to be...

If cars are off to the side, do they need to be getting the full brunt of your tail light?

I will agree that generally the regulation and requirements for bicycle and even the lights on a car...
10-18-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Iride01

Suspension seat post..... isn't it? What's the...

Suspension seat post..... isn't it? What's the weight it's meant to support and might this be normal? Isn't there a manual or user guide to tell you what to expect?
10-18-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Iride01

Well you know we want to ask what you did. ...

Well you know we want to ask what you did. Otherwise we are just going to think you subscribe to the belief that you must tighten everything until you can't turn the wrench any further, and if that...
10-18-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,033
Posted By Iride01

You can find an old frame for a few bucks and put...

You can find an old frame for a few bucks and put the components on it. Aluminum is so very recyclable make sure it gets to a scrap yard. Maybe it'll come back to you one day in the form of a beer...
10-18-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Iride01

All this negativity and no one yet has given an...

All this negativity and no one yet has given an example of a UN-300 failing more than a UN55.

It seems the UN300 has some engineering to address issues that people have with the UN55 when the...
10-18-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 954
Posted By Iride01

Push it all the way to the bottom. You are...

Push it all the way to the bottom. You are compressing air. As you get to higher pressures in the tires, what you feel in the pump is going to get harder. There might be check valves and such that...
10-18-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Iride01

My son's Tiagra 4700 had a frayed cable up in the...

My son's Tiagra 4700 had a frayed cable up in the shifter after only a couple thousand miles. My 105 5800 had a frayed cable after three thousand, maybe four thousand miles. It's something you...
10-18-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,341
Posted By Iride01

I went on a 62 mile (100km) organized ride...

I went on a 62 mile (100km) organized ride yesterday. I stopped at a rest station to use the porta-potty. Said hello to the people manning the refreshment table and I took a banana at their...
10-18-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Iride01

What wildly inaccurate data are you getting? The...

What wildly inaccurate data are you getting? The satellites are not geosynchronous and at various times of the year there might be fewer available to the device to come up with an accurate figure....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 792
Posted By Iride01

It's been nagging at me, but most of the Tarmac...

It's been nagging at me, but most of the Tarmac models with an a Ultegra groupset do not have Ultegra hubs. They are usually Specialized own brand of hub. Or the common hub for that wheel rim as...
10-16-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Iride01

Don't think anything of the front wheel flopping...

Don't think anything of the front wheel flopping left or right as you push it around while off the bike. Some bikes do and some bike don't many are in between. That has some to do with trail, angle...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 792
Posted By Iride01

Hmmm..... I was thinking in terms of rolling...

Hmmm..... I was thinking in terms of rolling resistance when I responded. For road feel, I don't know.

If it's not just tire and the difference of PSI you ran from one bike to the other, then...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 792
Posted By Iride01

Might you just be feeling tires that don't roll...

Might you just be feeling tires that don't roll as well as what you are used to? I'm sort of hard pressed to imagine that even a lousy hub on a production bike is that much different than a decent...
10-16-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By Iride01

Nothing magical. Just things people have known...

Nothing magical. Just things people have known for many more years than I've been alive.

If you have more surface area in a filter of any sort, then more volume of air can flow through. More...
10-16-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Iride01

What size is required by your headset? 1 1/8...

What size is required by your headset? 1 1/8 headsets are made to fit different size head tubes.
10-16-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By Iride01

Several years ago, I think it was on the TdF, I'd...

Several years ago, I think it was on the TdF, I'd sometimes see and hear some of the riders look at their Garmin's after some of the stages and laugh when it suggested they needed 72 hours or more...
10-16-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By Iride01

Just curious, why didn't you want to see what...

Just curious, why didn't you want to see what Shimano was willing to do toward the recall?
10-16-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Iride01

Kelly's Heroes (1970)

Kelly's Heroes (1970)
10-16-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 919
Posted By Iride01

Well I suppose it is an interesting question. It...

Well I suppose it is an interesting question. It is just that I didn't see it posed as a question. Seemed to be more of "I run therefore I'm better". Don't take offense, think of this as...
10-15-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Iride01

If it has a BSA threaded shell it will. I put...

If it has a BSA threaded shell it will. I put Shimano 105 5800 cranks on a 1991 Paramount and 1978 Raleigh Competion that had a BSA threaded shell. The other thing you'll need to know is what is the...
10-15-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By Iride01

You didn't change anything? Only cleaned, greased...

You didn't change anything? Only cleaned, greased and attempted to reassemble, right? Have you ever done this before or is this a first?


edit... are you sure you didn't just put the caged...
10-15-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 770
Posted By Iride01

That's what I focus on. So I'm unsure why others...

That's what I focus on. So I'm unsure why others seem to worry about max HR. There are too many other factors that determine how well you perform. And a decrease in HR with age is the expectation of...
10-15-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 770
Posted By Iride01

Few years ago I read on a website that those that...

Few years ago I read on a website that those that do higher levels of cardio won't see a drop in HR as they age. Don't remember where it was. Nor did I consider it anything more than some authors...
10-15-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By Iride01

Hours of recovery is a guesstimate of how long it...

Hours of recovery is a guesstimate of how long it will take to fully recover from the energy you expended, muscles and other adverse physiological stuff you had happen to you prior to that moment in...
10-15-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By Iride01

I do have to admit, when I read your first post I...

I do have to admit, when I read your first post I wondered in what way that was a major difference and why you assumed we all knew what that meant. A little more words of explanation will have made...
10-15-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Iride01

Usually the only place I've seen people use that...

Usually the only place I've seen people use that stuff is on the chainstay on the drive side. I'd rather see a scratched up paint job than the edge of the tape lifting off after it's been on a...
10-15-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By Iride01

This was discussed in another...

This was discussed in another sub-forum....https://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-gadgets/1215210-5g-transceiver-convey-information-nearby-vehicles.html

I've got no issue with it. Why...
10-14-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By Iride01

You won't be able to see your device from the...

You won't be able to see your device from the site and get rides from it. You have to set it up wifi on your device to connect and automatically upload them.




This was from the edge 820...
10-14-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Iride01

Yes, but my only recent experience is also with a...

Yes, but my only recent experience is also with a 10 year old Garmin 500. However if you are loading your data to a website, that info doesn't typically get transferred. You'll have to set that up...
10-14-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By Iride01

Several years ago there was another thread about...

Several years ago there was another thread about this. Or at least very similar. The net take-a-way was that some do and some don't and it's not an issue even if it does. Only negatives were that it...
10-14-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Iride01

I put a 2 piece RaceFace Cadence crank on my '78...

I put a 2 piece RaceFace Cadence crank on my '78 Raleigh Competition GS about 10 years ago. It was a crank intended for 9 speeds but worked well with the seven on the rear that I had. Not sure is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,925
Posted By Iride01

If we are going to ebay, then how 'bout this fine...

If we are going to ebay, then how 'bout this fine old used bike?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,004
Posted By Iride01

If I had no recent experience with road bikes, I...

If I had no recent experience with road bikes, I might go the for the inexpensive new bikes first. Ride it for a year or two and learn what I like and don't like, then buy another bike in a higher...
10-14-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By Iride01

Some point the finger at hotels used by riders...

Some point the finger at hotels used by riders and their teams. Are Italian hotels different than those in France? Or were hotels for the TdF exclusive for riders and teams only?
...
10-14-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By Iride01

If you on consider the latest releases of the...

If you on consider the latest releases of the current lines, screen size and overall size of unit are the biggies for Edge 530 and up. The 530 is the only device without a touch screen. The 1030 and...
10-14-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Iride01

I would go back and find out why you have the...

I would go back and find out why you have the play first. Measure the new and old parts and find out where the difference is. If I couldn't find anything thing different, then I'd have to ask if...
10-13-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Iride01

It's not a do nothing. It essentially completes...

It's not a do nothing. It essentially completes a circuit by bridging the two contacts with a conductor. You could use a wire a real coin or anything else that conducts electricity well. What this...
10-13-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Iride01

There is no reverse polarity going on. If...

There is no reverse polarity going on.

If you look at how the battery compartment for a coin battery is designed, you should realize that if put in backwards, there will only be one side of the...
10-13-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By Iride01

Where did they say that? As I read it it was to...

Where did they say that? As I read it it was to link with safety systems in other vehicles. Not just self driving vehicles. However I'm sure the technology partly comes from research into...
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