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07-20-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,469
Posted By Iride01

More effective for what? Be specific.

More effective for what? Be specific.
07-20-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,469
Posted By prj71

Kind of silly question. Depends WHAT the...

Kind of silly question.

Depends WHAT the person is doing at the gym.
07-17-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,407
Posted By prairiepedaler

07-14-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By MNHarv

Serendipity

Hello everyone, just a cool little story from the other night:

I don't ride much once it's dark. We live in a community with lots of critters which like to appear out of the darkness and try to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sounds like gps glitches. Sometimes those have...

Sounds like gps glitches. Sometimes those have nothing to do with the unit. If it happens a lot, maybe.

Don't bin it, call Garmin, see if they can do anything, maybe they'll replace it cheap and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By yarbrough462

Are you using the GPS to measure speed or the...

Are you using the GPS to measure speed or the sensor it comes with? What speed is your auto pause set on? The good news is that if you have to bin it, the 530 is on sale right now because there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By PeteHski

While warranty should cover you, it can be a pita...

While warranty should cover you, it can be a pita if you have to claim while you want to be out riding the bike. The SuperSix has been out long enough for any obvious weaknesses to show up and so is...
07-02-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By livedarklions

In this particular instance, this is a guy with...

In this particular instance, this is a guy with homicidal intent. That type of person is a danger to you no matter where you are.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By sfrider

Assos RS Aero SF. No padding, just a palm grip...

Assos RS Aero SF. No padding, just a palm grip surface that helps with chafing and prevents sweaty palms from slipping. Very lightweight breathable fabric elsewhere. I just got a replacement pair...
07-02-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,175
Posted By Koyote

Over the next three weeks, try to ramp up your...

Over the next three weeks, try to ramp up your mileage so that you do at least 20-25 miles 1x per week (or more often). Mix up your speed/effort (like interval training, but you won't need to be that...
07-02-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,175
Posted By 10 Wheels

It is A Ride ,Not a Race. Why do you worry...

It is A Ride ,Not a Race.
Why do you worry about it?
06-23-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 693
Posted By shelbyfv

Yes to all.

Yes to all.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,095
Posted By terrymorse

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a...

Let's see. A shirtless, helmetless guy on a hybrid shows up as a stranger on a group ride.

A guy who looks like that most likely has sketchy skills. I'm not riding anywhere near him.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,095
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 876
Posted By HTupolev

Strava.

Strava.
06-20-21, 12:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,206
Posted By tempocyclist

I wouldn't.

I wouldn't.
06-15-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,241
Posted By tkamd73

Sorry, but old cars were not more reliable. Tim

Sorry, but old cars were not more reliable.
Tim
06-15-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,241
Posted By Reflector Guy

Whereabouts are we referring to here?

Whereabouts are we referring to here?
06-10-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 738
Posted By GBK233

Personal Best today 👍

Iím 53 yrs old and started riding a few months ago. Began with 3 mile rides at average of 16mph. Bumped it up to 10 mile rides that took me around 35 mins.

Been riding about 340 miles a month for...
06-04-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,162
Posted By Ogsarg

At 64 (same age as me) I'd worry more about...

At 64 (same age as me) I'd worry more about breaking a hip than the bike. Not sure what kind of crashes you have experienced but if just falling over I would not really worry about either. As was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,596
Posted By terrymorse

People have different gearing needs when it comes...

People have different gearing needs when it comes to climbs.

Personally, I wouldnít want to climb 9% grades with a 39/27 combination.

Your easiest change is probably a compact crank set....
05-30-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By John E

Memorial Day weekend

I hope everyone has a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. Take a moment to thank a veteran....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,982
Posted By Iride01

Unless you have an overwhelming reason why you...

Unless you have an overwhelming reason why you need that extra little bit of savings, then just wait till you need to change tires due to wear.

The differences will be slight for rolling...
05-29-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By 2cam16

First of all, you should tell us what discipline...

First of all, you should tell us what discipline of the sport you plan on riding. Road only? MTB only? Gravel only? A combination of some? Then someone can lead you to the next step. :)
05-28-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By jon c.

The Italian Road Bike Mirror. Far superior to...

The Italian Road Bike Mirror. Far superior to others I've tried. Clear image and great field of view.
05-27-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,417
Posted By CAT7RDR

Take the bike back to where you bought it to get...

Take the bike back to where you bought it to get the bike inspected. Go from there.
I assume you have the driver's insurance info?
05-27-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,417
Posted By GhostRider62

Get an attorney

Get an attorney
05-24-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,227
Posted By tomato coupe

How do people get through life without a sense of...

How do people get through life without a sense of humor?
05-16-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By GhostRider62

Without a power meter, they are all guesses and...

Without a power meter, they are all guesses and bad ones at that.

I typically average 25 cals/mile
05-16-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By wolfchild

Calorie counting is irrelevant and unimportant......

Calorie counting is irrelevant and unimportant... Just enjoy your ride and don't worry how many calories you burn.
05-10-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,745
Posted By downtube42

I have four older brothers, none of whom do...

I have four older brothers, none of whom do anything closely resembling exercise. We're talking obesity, mobility challenges, diabetes, diabetes complications, high blood pressure, knee replacements...
05-08-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,133
Posted By Motorazr

Google "freehub slipping" - lots of helpful...

Google "freehub slipping" - lots of helpful information and tutorials online.
05-07-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By genejockey

Smaller bikes have shorter head tubes, which...

Smaller bikes have shorter head tubes, which means the stem and bars are lower, and there's only so much height you can add with spacers. If you go with a larger frame you can still set the saddle at...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By Wildwood

Welcome to BF. Youtube is your friend....

Welcome to BF.

Youtube is your friend. Usually.

Our own BF Mechanics Forum.


Buy good tools.
Park Tools has instructional videos that might be useful in maintaining your bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,903
Posted By terrymorse

Not, it isn't. Climbing is all about...

Not, it isn't. Climbing is all about power-to-weight ratio.
05-03-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,334
Posted By indyfabz

:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,903
Posted By HTupolev

Yes. Technically speaking, power variation across...

Yes. Technically speaking, power variation across the pedal stroke creates speed oscillations in all riding, although this is much less pronounced in situations with more inertia.

The thing is,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,595
Posted By WhyFi

You're not going to know what you prefer until...

You're not going to know what you prefer until you try them - some that try bibs go back to shorts, but it seems that the majority of enthusiasts prefer bibs.
04-21-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,054
Posted By cb400bill

Absolutely you should do this. Maybe, enter both!

Absolutely you should do this. Maybe, enter both!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By eduskator

It is not common at all and I don't think you...

It is not common at all and I don't think you should be asking that question on a bike forum. I would consult a physician if I were you. It could be a lots of things; low sugar, low blood pressure,...
04-17-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,645
Posted By downhillmaster

Only $40 to correct shifting and upgrade at the...

Only $40 to correct shifting and upgrade at the same time and you need us to tell you to do it? :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,680
Posted By colnago62

If Trek frames work for you, take a look at the...

If Trek frames work for you, take a look at the Domane with the adjustable ISO Speed. It really does a great job at absorbing vibration and bumps. It is on the heavy side and is not as nimble as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,863
Posted By CoogansBluff

The painful truth ...

The painful truth ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,863
Posted By Doomrider74

I dont find speed on the flat translates to the...

I dont find speed on the flat translates to the hills at all. Climbing, particularly long, steep climbs, are a complete different beast, IMO, and need to be practiced. Its almost as much of a mental...
04-14-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,357
Posted By momoman

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,366
Posted By MoAlpha

They are very reliable. It's the operator who...

They are very reliable. It's the operator who screws up the inflation about half the time. If you go that route, practice! I no longer carry them.
04-12-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,726
Posted By rut3556

Let's see, too many cars to remember, 6 bicycles,...

Let's see, too many cars to remember, 6 bicycles, and 56 motorcycles.
04-08-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,007
Posted By hubcyclist

hot take coming: wheels may not be that great of...

hot take coming: wheels may not be that great of an upgrade, maybe a minute an hour by some measures, including this video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v39Hojhy2lk

Jeff (the producer of this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,354
Posted By chaadster

Aluminum bodied Corvette? Uh...maybe youíre...

Aluminum bodied Corvette? Uh...maybe youíre thinking of some other car? I donít think there were ever any alu production Corvettes.
04-05-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,848
Posted By Phil_gretz

Center jersey pocket. In a baggie if I...

Center jersey pocket. In a baggie if I anticipate rain.
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