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Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 12:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,234
Posted By biglmbass

101,251 feet over 5,473 miles

101,251 feet over 5,473 miles
01-10-23, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, I love this cat!

wow, I love this cat!
01-10-23, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 788
Posted By Ironhorse2022

Agree on all points 😁. Now itís time to ride my...

Agree on all points 😁. Now itís time to ride my antique like I stole it. Cold here in Michigan but sunny so will squeeze in a shake down ride. Envy you southerners right now.
01-10-23, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By Polaris OBark

Obviously a double-agent.

Obviously a double-agent.
01-10-23, 12:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By znomit

If there's no nearby iDevice they won't connect...

If there's no nearby iDevice they won't connect to the network.

I'd stick it to someones car for the laughs.
01-09-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 788
Posted By Ironhorse2022

Thanks for the feedback, much appreciated. Your...

Thanks for the feedback, much appreciated. Your comments are what I hoped to hear. I think this computer will greatly exceed my needed functionality and I donít foresee needing any of the newer...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-23, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By Kontact

It doesn't matter. The type of fiber used is a...

It doesn't matter. The type of fiber used is a balance between strength and durability. High modulus CF is very strong for its weight, but relatively brittle. Lower modulus is less pure, which makes...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-23, 09:16 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 9,362
Posted By Koyote

This thread assploded long ago.

This thread assploded long ago.
01-04-23, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By Darth Lefty

The French constructeurs would use balsa wood...

The French constructeurs would use balsa wood clothespins to attach their cyclocomputers. The balsa was carefully saved from children's model airplane kits; the kids were instructed not to complain....
12-31-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By Barry2

Withings BPM-Connect...

Withings BPM-Connect (https://www.withings.com/us/en/bpm-connect) is rechargeable, Wi-Fi connected, multiuser and certified accurate.
I like mine.
I also use the Withings scale. Also Wi-Fi...
12-30-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By Polaris OBark

Fun fact: Joule is pronounced "Jowel", according...

Fun fact: Joule is pronounced "Jowel", according to Joule, who claimed "Jewel" was the French bastardization of a perfectly good English name.
12-29-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By Buzzkill53120

So some how I managed to get it to work! I think...

So some how I managed to get it to work! I think it just needed a long time to pair. I was fooling around with data fields and was playing around with it for about 10 minutes, when all all of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,234
Posted By rsbob

I used to live in Lake City and would ride the...

I used to live in Lake City and would ride the Burke to Kirkland and back for work. The climb up to Lake City, other than Lake City Way was always short and intense and the climb up and over Finn...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,921
Posted By Koyote

I get what youíre saying. Sounds like your skis...

I get what youíre saying. Sounds like your skis were a ďone offĒ sort of dealÖ She was busting out the inventory, and you were a favorite customer. But it seems like that was not the price that was...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By DangerousDanR

I have 509 heated goggles. They do not fog up...

I have 509 heated goggles. They do not fog up even in sub-zero weather. I am very near sighted, but I can ride without my glasses.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,234
Posted By obrentharris

288,400 feet of climbing. 3,840 miles. 75...

288,400 feet of climbing. 3,840 miles. 75 feet/mile.
Respectable for a 70-year-old I think.
Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,234
Posted By Koyote

In the middle of the year, I moved from a very...

In the middle of the year, I moved from a very hilly area to a flat area. In the hilly area I was usually around 7k-8k miles per year with around 450k feet of climbing. I expect that my first full...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,234
Posted By spelger

i set a goal of 7K miles and 500k feet. i will...

i set a goal of 7K miles and 500k feet. i will make that but it was not easy. next year i'm planning on just riding but the challenge is so hard to pass up. i though about 1 million feet but can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,234
Posted By cinelliguy

Elev Gain 420,072 ft, Distance 5,440.4 mi so far,...

Elev Gain 420,072 ft, Distance 5,440.4 mi so far, probably not much more to add for the year. 68 yrs.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,234
Posted By Polaris OBark

286,806 ft, here. (I guess that is going to be...

286,806 ft, here. (I guess that is going to be the unit.)

A few more if I count trainer miles (there aren't that many).

I'm hoping to sneak one more ride in before that storm arrives.
12-22-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 374
Posted By Trakhak

I notice that we older guys are exhibiting an...

I notice that we older guys are exhibiting an increasing (and, speaking for myself, slightly worrying) tendency to answer questions that weren't asked anywhere in a given thread. Here, the suggestion...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By mcours2006

I chuckled at reading that sentence.:lol: A...

I chuckled at reading that sentence.:lol:

A pair of large ski goggles will work for you, if you don't mind the dorky appearance. Though I don't wear corrective glasses, I find that when I wear...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,921
Posted By msu2001la

This review is almost 4 years old, and the...

This review is almost 4 years old, and the reviewer (a former elite DH MTB racer) admits that his belief is that carbon fiber wheels are inferior. He then proceeds to smash a new set of Enve wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,921
Posted By Eric F

Fixed :lol:

Fixed :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,921
Posted By tomato coupe

I can't answer that question without knowing what...

I can't answer that question without knowing what the 'good deal' wheel set is. It's more about the wheels than the price.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,162
Posted By Koyote

Some years ago, I rode the Pittsburgh Dirty Dozen...

Some years ago, I rode the Pittsburgh Dirty Dozen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirty_Dozen_(bicycle_competition)) -- a big local climbing event. For the top-tier riders, it's a points race; for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,932
Posted By sarhog

Itís a stock Canyon Grail SLX8. It came with...

Itís a stock Canyon Grail SLX8. It came with (and still has) a 42t chainring coupled to a 10-50 Eagle cassette and Eagle XO1 AXS derailleur. Force AXS shifters/brakes and stock DT Swiss GRC1400...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By Bah Humbug

If it were me, I'd be ruminating like a steer. ...

If it were me, I'd be ruminating like a steer. Both are awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 21,008
Posted By tomato coupe

The longer this thread goes, the more apparent it...

The longer this thread goes, the more apparent it becomes why chain waxing isn't more popular.
11-22-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By Daniel4

I've been doing deadlifts for years. Then I...

I've been doing deadlifts for years. Then I started doing Romanian deadlift for more focus on the hamstrings.

However, in the past few months I switched over to sitting leg curl machine and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 9,362
Posted By bbattle

Yes, it would dial it up to 400 watts and drope...

Yes, it would dial it up to 400 watts and drope the Hamer.

Damn, people. Carbon frames, properly taken care of, will outlast you.

Steel frames, properly taken care of, will outlast you.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Bah Humbug

I mean I never cleared mine and it worked fine......

I mean I never cleared mine and it worked fine...

Glad if it's sorted though.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,170
Posted By JohnJ80

If that's who owns Outside Inc, then the answer...

If that's who owns Outside Inc, then the answer is yes. Outside bought both Velonews and CyclingTips. I'm going to cancel my auto-renew subscription to both. I used to look forward to Dave Rome's...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,170
Posted By mstateglfr

What if ownership largely caused this to happen...

What if ownership largely caused this to happen by venturing into NFTs and not properly managing the various brands it purchased? And if major content creators are let go, where does content, which...
11-18-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Barry2

Ill try and address your comment/questions in...

Ill try and address your comment/questions in order.

I am in the process of setting up my trainer. It is not a smart trainer so no electronics.
This can be done but at a minimum you will require...
11-18-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 671
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Clearly, you have no clue.

Clearly, you have no clue.
11-18-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By cncwhiz

I got the Garmin speed and cadence sensor. I...

I got the Garmin speed and cadence sensor. I linked them to my Instinct watch, Connect and the Wahoo free tracker. I will finish the setup to my bike and trainer tonight. I found some cool Youtube...
11-18-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 671
Posted By Steve B.

People go alone all the time, with no issues and...

People go alone all the time, with no issues and it doesn't take much exploring to be in a no cell area. I'm one of them and I realized the risk and got an InReach to help minimize that risk. The...
11-17-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 671
Posted By unterhausen

I had a medical (almost) emergency last summer. ...

I had a medical (almost) emergency last summer. No traffic, no cell, nothing. I was slowly pushing my bike up a mountain. I was debating pushing the sos button, but decided against it and one of my...
11-17-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 671
Posted By rlmalisz

Aside from InReach and Spot, there's also Zoleo. ...

Aside from InReach and Spot, there's also Zoleo. No annual fee, but if you "park" the device, there's a $4/month fee in lieu of the monthly sub. Works well, we've been very happy with ours. REI...
11-17-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 671
Posted By GadgetGirlIL

I really like the text feature of the Garmin...

I really like the text feature of the Garmin InReach Mini, especially since I can use Bluetooth to pair it to my phone. This makes typing up a message much easier. My standard protocol with my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,551
Posted By jonny wong

Slate Peak WA. ...

Slate Peak WA.



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Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 9,362
Posted By cxwrench

A 'woven' piece of carbon is nearly always...

A 'woven' piece of carbon is nearly always cosmetic. It doesn't provide any difference in stiffness in any direction because 50% of the material is always positioned perpendicular to the other 50%. A...
11-11-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By Polaris OBark

Also REI (just came back from there).

Also REI (just came back from there).
11-11-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By Polaris OBark

Lots of Garmin Stuff on sale

At Bike Tires Direct:
https://www.biketiresdirect.com/search?sale=1111garmin
11-11-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 711
Posted By Yan

Why are you so negative to everyone here? Are you...

Why are you so negative to everyone here? Are you this painful in real life too? I'm telling you right now what my thoughts are. You refuse to believe me? Why?

All you are doing is arguing...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,402
Posted By RChung

Lie down until the feeling goes away.

Lie down until the feeling goes away.
11-08-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 790
Posted By Classtime

I got impatient and ordered from Garmin. REI will...

I got impatient and ordered from Garmin. REI will probably get some soon. Oh well.
11-08-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 790
Posted By Polaris OBark

Biketiresdirect gives out promo-codes for repeat...

Biketiresdirect gives out promo-codes for repeat customers. I just got one that would allow me to do this:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-22, 02:16 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 9,362
Posted By znomit

Do you have a carbon fibre hammer? What would...

Do you have a carbon fibre hammer? What would happen?
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