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Trsnrtr 10-13-21 07:16 AM

Waiting for bampilot06 to give us a ride report on his morning ride.

Velo Vol 10-13-21 07:19 AM


Originally Posted by BillyD (Post 22268269)
I have zero tolerance for deer, that “cute Bambi” **** is meaningless when you’ve lived in deer country long enough. They are a hazard in multiple ways.

They probably think the same of you.

BillyD 10-13-21 07:34 AM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22268300)
They probably think the same of you.

I can see that, but maybe we should take one of them out for every time they harm someone.

Mojo31 10-13-21 07:52 AM


Originally Posted by BillyD (Post 22268319)
I can see that, but maybe we should take one of them out for every time they harm someone.

Maybe they're thinking the same about us.

bampilot06 10-13-21 08:05 AM


Originally Posted by mvnsnd (Post 22268263)
Nice looking Bike!
Regarding Zwift, they of course prefer you have 2 separate accounts for the reasons genejockey mentioned. There has been quite a few requests for a 'family' membership though.


Do any of the platforms do this, have a family plan? Her bike is going on the trainer today, so if she is the only one with account it’s fine.

Im assuming if I want to use the wahoo kickr core, I can throw my bike on there and not use any platform to ride?

bampilot06 10-13-21 08:06 AM


Originally Posted by Trsnrtr (Post 22268297)
Waiting for bampilot06 to give us a ride report on his morning ride.


My ride report::love:

rjones28 10-13-21 08:13 AM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22268183)
My Twitter humour is lost on you people.

Oh. You're trying to be humorous. Ok.

rjones28 10-13-21 08:15 AM


Originally Posted by indyfabz (Post 22268246)

Ouch

rjones28 10-13-21 08:18 AM

No deer, but I slowed my pace because of walnuts in the road during yesterday's ride.

mvnsnd 10-13-21 08:26 AM


Originally Posted by bampilot06 (Post 22268360)
Do any of the platforms do this, have a family plan? Her bike is going on the trainer today, so if she is the only one with account it’s fine.

Im assuming if I want to use the wahoo kickr core, I can throw my bike on there and not use any platform to ride?

Rouvy has a family plan: https://support.rouvy.com/hc/en-us/a...Family-Sharing

Personally, I did not care for the the way Rouvy interacted with my trainer, but it's not bad.

Correct. You do not need any additional software to just throw a bike on and pedal. It should be have like a dumb trainer with a set slope. The faster the rear wheel spins, the more resistance you'll feel. However, if you want to change resistance, you'll need some kind of tool to connect to to the trainer. I think the Wahoo trainer app will do this. Or you might be able to set a trainer resistance in watts (or slope) from a head unit like a Garmin that has trainer control.

Mojo31 10-13-21 08:27 AM


Originally Posted by rjones28 (Post 22268378)
No deer, but I slowed my pace because of walnuts in the road during yesterday's ride.

The nuts on the road will get you every time.

bampilot06 10-13-21 08:30 AM


Originally Posted by mvnsnd (Post 22268391)
Rouvy has a family plan: https://support.rouvy.com/hc/en-us/a...Family-Sharing

Personally, I did not care for the the way Rouvy interacted with my trainer, but it's not bad.

Correct. You do not need any additional software to just throw a bike on and pedal. It should be have like a dumb trainer with a set slope. The faster the rear wheel spins, the more resistance you'll feel. However, if you want to change resistance, you'll need some kind of tool to connect to to the trainer. I think the Wahoo trainer app will do this. Or you might be able to set a trainer resistance in watts (or slope) from a head unit like a Garmin that has trainer control.


Cool thanks! I’ll let her decide what she wants to use. She’s not a gamer so I don’t know if she will like the video game features of zwift.

big john 10-13-21 08:36 AM


Originally Posted by BillyD (Post 22268269)
Wow. He hit his head, too!

I have zero tolerance for deer, that “cute Bambi” **** is meaningless when you’ve lived in deer country long enough. They are a hazard in multiple ways.

Several years ago a deer took down a friend's wife in a similar way to that video. She recovered from the crash but it was the last time she ever rode with us.:(

bampilot06 10-13-21 08:43 AM

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...72e29e9a9.jpeg


Notice how I did not go with pink bottle cages.


Ride went great! I don’t know how to describe it, but pedaling just feel so much easier on this bike compared to my other 2. Shifting is smooth and fast, she’s really stable, brakes work excellent. She’s lighter than my cervelo which I found to be surprising.


Have to run it to the bike shop this afternoon. Both feet fell asleep at mile 20. which is about 30 mins earlier than what I’m used to. Was hoping the new shoes and position would resolve the issue completly. I’ll have him re take a look. Might need to shift the cleats a little bit.

Also got some chain front derailer rub on the big chain ring when I’m in the Ricky Bobby gear.

And switch from small chain ring to big chain ring the shift worked about 50 percent of the time. Derailer moved chain didn’t want to. This might be user error but I still have them take a look.


These bontrager lights are really really nice. Bright, and they feel secure when in their mount. My micro night rider has play in it and has fallen off while riding.

Power meter I’ll get going today once I pick up my 530.

indyfabz 10-13-21 08:43 AM


Originally Posted by BillyD (Post 22268269)

I have zero tolerance for deer, that “cute Bambi” **** is meaningless when you’ve lived in deer country long enough. They are a hazard in multiple ways.

I am with you. I have had too many near misses. Plus, they taste good. :D And now rutting season is beginning.

Velo Vol 10-13-21 08:55 AM


Velo Vol 10-13-21 09:00 AM


Originally Posted by rjones28 (Post 22268378)
No deer, but I slowed my pace because of walnuts in the road during yesterday's ride.

Heeding my warning. Smart.

genejockey 10-13-21 09:01 AM


Originally Posted by BillyD (Post 22268269)
Wow. He hit his head, too!

I have zero tolerance for deer, that “cute Bambi” **** is meaningless when you’ve lived in deer country long enough. They are a hazard in multiple ways.

They are, however, very tasty. It would be great if more people hunted them, since they evolved for a situation in which predation is one of the if not THE leading cause of death. I.e. they depend on other species for their population control, and having depleted wolves, it's up to us to take up the slack.

genejockey 10-13-21 09:03 AM


Originally Posted by BillyD (Post 22268319)
I can see that, but maybe we should take one of them out for every time they harm someone.

BAMBI II - This time, it's personal!

genejockey 10-13-21 09:07 AM


Originally Posted by mvnsnd (Post 22268391)
Rouvy has a family plan: https://support.rouvy.com/hc/en-us/a...Family-Sharing

Personally, I did not care for the the way Rouvy interacted with my trainer, but it's not bad.

Correct. You do not need any additional software to just throw a bike on and pedal. It should be have like a dumb trainer with a set slope. The faster the rear wheel spins, the more resistance you'll feel. However, if you want to change resistance, you'll need some kind of tool to connect to to the trainer. I think the Wahoo trainer app will do this. Or you might be able to set a trainer resistance in watts (or slope) from a head unit like a Garmin that has trainer control.

Wahoo has a Smartphone app, which allows you to see your power out put, control resistance, calibrate, etc. Might even connect to Systm or whatever they're calling the old Sufferfest these days, for workouts.

But if you can just spin in the basement for the length of a typical ride with no distractions, you're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

genejockey 10-13-21 09:20 AM

Last night I did a second shakedown cruise on Deadman, with the saddle raised a bit. That was what it needed. Just 0.5cm, and the pedaling went from "almost right" to "just right". I don't know whether it's the 172.5 cranks or the Biopace chainrings, but this baby encourages spinning! The 24t largest cog is a bit of a bummer, however, especially paired with the 42t small ring. It's got a 13-24 6 speed freewheel, and I have 22 and 26t cogs to replace the 21 and 24t ones, but when I tried to unscrew the small cog from the freewheel, no dice. Maybe if I had two cheater pipes and a couple friends....

It got dark and cold WAY sooner than I expected. The sun was already below the ridgeline to the West when I got back to the car at 6:10 PM! And then when I got home, we were having a power outage. Very limited outage - just one long block of our street, both sides. Power everywhere else, though, so we could see the lights on in the houses across the creek behind the house. We joked about sending The Boys, with a string of extension cords - "Hi! I'm your neighbor. Can I borrow a cup of electricity?"

rjones28 10-13-21 09:40 AM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22268451)
Heeding my warning. Smart.

You warned me about walnuts?

Velo Vol 10-13-21 09:45 AM


Originally Posted by rjones28 (Post 22268491)
You warned me about walnuts?

Yes.

genejockey 10-13-21 09:47 AM


Originally Posted by rjones28 (Post 22268491)
You warned me about walnuts?

Dick Van **** warned us about the walnuts, almost 60 years ago.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...36fbe6b21e.jpg

genejockey 10-13-21 09:53 AM

I can't say "Dick Van ****" Filter is silly. Can I say "saltwater"?


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