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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 452
Posted By PeteHski

Fractions of a Watt would be pretty hard to...

Fractions of a Watt would be pretty hard to verify in testing anyway. There's a lot of variables at play in a drivetrain.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By PeteHski

I've never seen this before. Only time I've seen...

I've never seen this before. Only time I've seen sealant seep out from the bead is when the tyre is deflated. I did it by accident the other day when I was checking my tyre pressure. The valve...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 221
Posted By PeteHski

Just to add that I wouldn't go repetitively...

Just to add that I wouldn't go repetitively targeting any very specific muscles, otherwise you may end up with a muscle imbalance which could potentially make the problem even worse. Better to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 221
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah I think it's just common sense. There was a...

Yeah I think it's just common sense. There was a discussion on the TrainerRoad podcast last year where this very point came up. Some guy was having trouble getting their bike fit dialled in (usual...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 452
Posted By PeteHski

Who are those 0.01% of folks finding a real...

Who are those 0.01% of folks finding a real advantage? What is that advantage in objective terms? (I very briefly saw one report talking about 1W advantage and it didn't even state what the total...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 221
Posted By PeteHski

Playing devil's advocate here, the fitter,...

Playing devil's advocate here, the fitter, stronger and more flexible you become, the less "micro-fitting" you require.
So I would focus more on gaining core strength and mobility.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

Just for info, my 515 was still going strong...

Just for info, my 515 was still going strong after a 9 hour ride on day flash mode. Battery is holding up well too after a full season. I would like an incident cam though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

Having now watched DCR's video, it appears that...

Having now watched DCR's video, it appears that the software is a bug-ridden mess (not that surprising for Garmin). But it does appear to at least get the job done as an incident recorder. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 04:11 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

Well if we go back to the very start of this...

Well if we go back to the very start of this discussion I was just responding to the complaints about the small SD card. I merely questioned why you would NEED a bigger card for its intended use as...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

I was only commenting on the action-cam side of...

I was only commenting on the action-cam side of things. If it doesn't work as a dash-cam as intended then I wouldn't buy it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 452
Posted By PeteHski

If there was really any worthwhile advantage...

If there was really any worthwhile advantage here, don't you think Shimano/SRAM/Campag would be on to it anyway? The one thing you can say is that not having over-sized pulley wheels certainly isn't...
05-25-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,508
Posted By PeteHski

A bit sensitive though in this case, given that...

A bit sensitive though in this case, given that we don't know how it turned out for the OP. I would have started a new thread on this kind of very personal subject matter.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By PeteHski

I can't say I ever noticed the previous large...

I can't say I ever noticed the previous large following. For me it's always been a fairly niche product. I do happen to have one on my current road bike though - as I don't want to risk grinding a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

Well that sounds like another issue. What's the...

Well that sounds like another issue. What's the problem with accessing the footage then?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

I own a GoPro, which I rarely use on the bike. ...

I own a GoPro, which I rarely use on the bike. Mainly bought it for skiing.
05-25-22, 04:13 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,190
Posted By PeteHski

So really this is just about your bias...

So really this is just about your bias confirmation then. EVs are only unusually quiet at walking pace, hence the strange futuristic noises they now emit in car parks. Once they are moving at...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:49 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

+1 I would be interested to see how it...

+1
I would be interested to see how it performs, specifically being able to clearly read vehicle number plates.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:45 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

We do get your point. The camera appears to have...

We do get your point. The camera appears to have very limited functionality and therefore not a great action-cam. But that's not what people are going to buy this product for. This comment from...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 452
Posted By PeteHski

I realise that, but it doesn't mean that $450 is...

I realise that, but it doesn't mean that $450 is not worth considering. Especially if someone actually bothers to ask the question.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,030
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah, could be. I was using the "worn pavement"...

Yeah, could be. I was using the "worn pavement" setting on Silca and "road" setting on SRAM. Silca gave 69/71 vs 61/65 for SRAM. Sort of proves the point that they are only approximate guidelines...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 452
Posted By PeteHski

Well the OP thought it was worth enough to ask...

Well the OP thought it was worth enough to ask the question here.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 452
Posted By PeteHski

Not even Philippo Ganna has one on his TT bike.

Not even Philippo Ganna has one on his TT bike.
05-24-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,190
Posted By PeteHski

Yep, that's the warning I get when a cyclist is...

Yep, that's the warning I get when a cyclist is coming up ahead. It's worth noting that in the video you linked the driver is using TACC (Traffic Aware Cruise Control) so he is steering manually. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

Well this is what the Garmin product page looks...

Well this is what the Garmin product page looks like. There is a very brief video showing what the camera view looks like. It's not exactly thrilling action footage is it? All the literature is...
05-24-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,190
Posted By PeteHski

Not in my experience. Many of the close shaves...

Not in my experience. Many of the close shaves I've had in recent years have been from "white van men". Delivery drivers in a big hurry and usually not very attentive in the process. They have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

Why are people having a problem understanding...

Why are people having a problem understanding that Garmin are not marketing this as an action camera?
05-24-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,190
Posted By PeteHski

Okay I'll bite, since I drive a Tesla. Firstly,...

Okay I'll bite, since I drive a Tesla. Firstly, there is no correlation whatsoever between what people drive and their driving ability. Agreed? It's like saying American drivers are clueless. Or...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

I agree. DCRs argument seems to boil down to...

I agree. DCRs argument seems to boil down to cost i.e. for $400 he feels it should double up as an action-cam.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 04:41 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

Having used a Varia for the last 2 seasons I...

Having used a Varia for the last 2 seasons I totally disagree with this. The warning system it gives you is actually very clever and very robust. It would actually be a lot less useful and far more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

No, I do fully understand that it could have been...

No, I do fully understand that it could have been both. But the reality is that it's not an action-cam, so the poster who was only looking for an action cam and couldn't even see the point in its...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 04:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,030
Posted By PeteHski

That's odd, I find the exact opposite i.e. Silca...

That's odd, I find the exact opposite i.e. Silca calculator recommends a higher pressure for my inputs.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 04:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,030
Posted By PeteHski

I agree. The calculators don't know exactly what...

I agree. The calculators don't know exactly what tyres you are using or the exact road surfaces you are riding. As you say, they are merely a suggested starting point based on their data.

I...
05-23-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,426
Posted By PeteHski

Don't put your saddle way too high and slam your...

Don't put your saddle way too high and slam your stem just because you think it looks pro. Unless you are actually a pro. In which case why would you be reading this *****?
05-23-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,426
Posted By PeteHski

I agree, this is a great tip. Works for skiing...

I agree, this is a great tip. Works for skiing too.
05-23-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By PeteHski

At a quick glance it does look like it can take...

At a quick glance it does look like it can take standard saddle rails and the stock saddle looks hideous!

Now saddles are a very personal choice, but I would start with something pretty standard...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

I'm simply agreeing with Garmin on the intended...

I'm simply agreeing with Garmin on the intended "market" for this product. I haven't read DCR's review of it yet. I know he was a fan of the standard Varia and, from what you say, it sounds like he...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

But he wanted them for a completely different...

But he wanted them for a completely different purpose (action footage + viewing on the head unit) and made it clear that he wasn't interested in its primary functionality, describing it as "$400 for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 452
Posted By PeteHski

Ah I see thanks. Get it sold and buy something...

Ah I see thanks. Get it sold and buy something useful instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 542
Posted By PeteHski

The only confused mess here is you.

The only confused mess here is you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,042
Posted By PeteHski

Seems to me he wanted a completely different...

Seems to me he wanted a completely different product.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 542
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah I realise that. So you'd have to ask your...

Yeah I realise that. So you'd have to ask your Cervelo dealer for the missing info right? With Canyon, you just ask on their web-chat (even though pretty much all the info you were looking for was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 542
Posted By PeteHski

Seriously? You looked for more than an hour and...

Seriously? You looked for more than an hour and couldn't find the table I posted above?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 452
Posted By PeteHski

I would sell it for sure as it's complete BS...

I would sell it for sure as it's complete BS bling. But I'm far more curious how you got it for free?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,030
Posted By PeteHski

Yes, of course you can experiment within the...

Yes, of course you can experiment within the stated min-max range for your tyre/rim combo. It was the bit where you stated that you prefer to run your pressures "higher than is ever recommended"...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 542
Posted By PeteHski

I also seriously considered the Caledonia 5 too...

I also seriously considered the Caledonia 5 too (presume that's what you meant). I find it a bit ironic that Cervelo don't even list any of the spec you claimed Canyon was missing (which wasn't...
05-23-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah, they are both in the "cardio exercise"...

Yeah, they are both in the "cardio exercise" market. They don't have much else in common to be honest. The standard Peloton bike is a manual gym style spin-bike. The Peloton bike+ has a bit more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,030
Posted By PeteHski

Well in addition to "what you like", there are...

Well in addition to "what you like", there are also safety factors to consider. For example if you are using hookless rims and you exceed the maximum pressure then you could have a sudden blow-out. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,030
Posted By PeteHski

The range printed on the sidewall of the tyre is...

The range printed on the sidewall of the tyre is often just a minimum and maximum pressure. Usually the box/instructions/website will provide you with an actual "recommended" starting pressure based...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 542
Posted By PeteHski

Here you go...

Here you go...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 542
Posted By PeteHski

Apart from that odd spider spec (which I think is...

Apart from that odd spider spec (which I think is likely to be a simple spec error as I can't see it being anything other than standard Shimano) what else is unknown? All the other stuff you...
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