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05-16-24, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By Bald Paul

Funny, there's a subforum for indoor riding...

Funny, there's a subforum for indoor riding somewhere here....
05-16-24, 11:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,701
Posted By Bald Paul

I think you should refer to this thread in the...

I think you should refer to this thread in the proper forum: Zwift Price Increase - Bike Forums (https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/1293159-zwift-price-increase.html)
05-09-24, 11:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,410
Posted By FBinNY

No problem agreeing to disagree. However, I...

No problem agreeing to disagree.

However, I think you might have misinterpreted my point, possibly owing to a poor choice of words.

Yes, 1% is 1%, as 1/2% is 1/2%. However, whatever replace...
05-04-24, 01:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,284
Posted By Mountain Mitch

Our ‘hills’ tend to be a bit more….lumpy! 😂 ...

Our ‘hills’ tend to be a bit more….lumpy! 😂
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05-04-24, 05:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,176
Posted By shelbyfv

The notion of swapping a saddle from bike to bike...

The notion of swapping a saddle from bike to bike regularly doesn't have much appeal.
05-02-24, 04:15 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,505
Posted By XxHaimBondxX

Somewhere in sunny California LarrySellerz...

Somewhere in sunny California LarrySellerz kicking himself for not starting this one.
05-01-24, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By TheBlackPumpkin

For what it's worth, I rode a hardrock 09 at 550...

For what it's worth, I rode a hardrock 09 at 550 for a year on paved trails and lost 100lbs in a year.
04-29-24, 01:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,942
Posted By Bald Paul

I'm just happy if I can get to the top of the...

I'm just happy if I can get to the top of the danged hill.
04-15-24, 02:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,492
Posted By wheelreason

Stick to bikes, Cabelas is (was) one of the...

Stick to bikes, Cabelas is (was) one of the oldest and most respected outfitters for outdoors. Of course they carry a $600 Shimano fishing reel, so that brand is know for junk, so there is that... :)
04-15-24, 01:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,492
Posted By squirtdad

Many many years ago I got my first geared, non...

Many many years ago I got my first geared, non coaster brake, bike, a columbia 3 speed at a super america gas station. we all also bought 500 round boxes of .22 ammo as I was in a junior rifle club
04-13-24, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,489
Posted By ericoseveins

IDK if this is necessarily helpful but I live in...

IDK if this is necessarily helpful but I live in NW DC and have a manual mini mill and center drill bits. If there's a way to easily fixture the frame in the mill vise you could drill a precise hole,...
04-09-24, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,031
Posted By OldTryGuy

When one is approaching 74, has been without *the...

When one is approaching 74, has been without *the boys* for 9 years this month due to Prostate Cancer, obtains very little recovery from any exercise due to no Testosterone and PCa(Prostate Cancer)...
04-06-24, 02:32 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,075
Posted By Frkl

But Y? Isn't the misspleling teling? ...

But Y? Isn't the misspleling teling?

Moderation should stop abuse, not save idiots form thereselfs.
03-17-24, 02:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,701
Posted By Outrider1

Then if I'm the customer, I'm not counting on the...

Then if I'm the customer, I'm not counting on the LBS and would work my best deal from wherever I can source it.
02-28-24, 11:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,428
Posted By blacknbluebikes

After attaching a baseball card to the seat stay,...

After attaching a baseball card to the seat stay, I simply count the clicks, divide by the number of spokes on the wheel, then multiply by the circumference of the tire, expressed in miles. I was...
02-22-24, 08:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,274
Posted By BTinNYC

Spring can't arrive soon enough.

Spring can't arrive soon enough.
02-21-24, 11:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,616
Posted By MoAlpha

Diet is politics and religion.

Diet is politics and religion.
02-09-24, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By woodway

Heck yes! It's a short detour off 970 but scenic!...

Heck yes! It's a short detour off 970 but scenic!

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02-04-24, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By woodway

Nice. I was curious on how adventuresome you were...

Nice. I was curious on how adventuresome you were planning to be.

Highway 97 can get really busy - lot's of trucks and throw in lot's of RV's on weekends. Generally OK shoulder but there are...
02-02-24, 09:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,904
Posted By unterhausen

Since we drifted to the other end of the scale...

Since we drifted to the other end of the scale from the OP, I dropped my trainer difficulty to 25%, and I like it a lot better. Still enough that you can pedal downhill, but the climbs aren't as...
01-24-24, 06:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,295
Posted By Eric F

On bot groups, I see it become active after 30...

On bot groups, I see it become active after 30 min (as others have noted). Why would you need it if riding solo? If you need to stop for something, just do it and let your avatar sit in one place...
01-21-24, 06:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,586
Posted By shelbyfv

This seems like a great fit for A&S.

This seems like a great fit for A&S.
01-19-24, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By indyfabz

I’ll choose my own resources, thank you very...

I’ll choose my own resources, thank you very little.
01-19-24, 10:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,294
Posted By RB1-luvr

In gunsmithing, a custom-to-every-screw...

In gunsmithing, a custom-to-every-screw hollow-ground tip is how to avoid camming out of tight, oxidized screws:
...
01-15-24, 01:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,897
Posted By MinnMan

Lots of imposters on Zwift. Any reason to be...

Lots of imposters on Zwift. Any reason to be sure it was him.
Also, uh, he's at 1.7 W/kg?
01-15-24, 07:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,565
Posted By Trakhak

BTW, the cool kids track stand no hands, with one...

BTW, the cool kids track stand no hands, with one foot on a pedal and the other on the front wheel behind the fork. Amaze your friends!
01-14-24, 05:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,447
Posted By terrymorse

My watch (Apple Watch 9 with cellular) will do...

My watch (Apple Watch 9 with cellular) will do all those things without a connected phone.
01-14-24, 10:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,565
Posted By indyfabz

I have to imagine that this is way down on the...

I have to imagine that this is way down on the list of reasons why people don’t take you seriously. At least people around here.
01-13-24, 01:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,998
Posted By jadmt

I have never had another cyclist stop to see if I...

I have never had another cyclist stop to see if I was ok when changing a flat. had many fly by without even looking at me. I have had many old rednecks in beat up trucks stop and ask if everything...
01-09-24, 04:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,327
Posted By mstateglfr

...presumably, those that pay for the service...

...presumably, those that pay for the service don't view it as throwing money out the door.
You do understand that we as a society are not monolithic in what we enjoy or find valuable...right? ...
01-09-24, 04:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,327
Posted By Koyote

People don't 'throw money out the door.' People...

People don't 'throw money out the door.' People value things differently than you do -- perhaps because they ride for different reasons, enjoy having different pieces of data, have different budget...
01-09-24, 04:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,327
Posted By Koyote

You're surprised that some people value things...

You're surprised that some people value things differently than you do?

I'm surprised by that.
01-08-24, 12:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,386
Posted By mstateglfr

Relax. You asked for opinions and I gave you two.

Relax. You asked for opinions and I gave you two.
01-08-24, 10:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,386
Posted By Erzulis Boat

In many impoverished areas of the planet, that...

In many impoverished areas of the planet, that would be the fanciest and safest bicycle in the entire village. Perfectly safe to ride. Get a passport, and explore the world! It would do you good.
01-03-24, 10:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,447
Posted By Polaris OBark

If I die, I want to go to heaven, and need the...

If I die, I want to go to heaven, and need the supporting documentation. Therefore, I upload as much data to Strava as possible.

PS: kJ and cal are both units of energy.
01-02-24, 08:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,452
Posted By Jay Turberville

I was getting an inordinate amount of flats and...

I was getting an inordinate amount of flats and getting annoyed. It seemed related to a particular section of bike path. I walked that section and discovered a box of staples had been deposited there...
01-02-24, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,452
Posted By ScottCommutes

You don't give all the details, but it is...

You don't give all the details, but it is certainly possible to have an otherwise ok tire with a piece of metal staple or something stuck in it that isn't visible from the inside or outside randomly...
01-01-24, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,478
Posted By unterhausen

It could be I need to work harder to make the...

It could be I need to work harder to make the basement stink more. But I'm still convinced that doing laundry is a pretty good start on avoiding gym smell. At least if you mean that stale sweaty...
12-24-23, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By unterhausen

It's not a total fantasy, zwift has cars parked...

It's not a total fantasy, zwift has cars parked on the bike path.
12-19-23, 07:12 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,523
Posted By Classtime

I feel that “Specificity of Training” is the over...

I feel that “Specificity of Training” is the over arching principle. The last few years, most of my riding (not training) has been solo zone 2 and now I can’t even hang at the back when I run into...
12-12-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By RChung

I think it's just you. There are some events...

I think it's just you.

There are some events that Zwift creates but there are also events that local clubs and organizations create. Zwift's own events often happen on an hourly basis but there...
12-11-23, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By unterhausen

I should take a picture of mine just to make...

I should take a picture of mine just to make everyone feel better about theirs.
12-08-23, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By Clyde1820

I've got a few spots in my area that are known...

I've got a few spots in my area that are known sketchy zones. But, anytime I ride, generally speaking I:

Go with others, whenever possible.
Don't go in such zones at "witching" hours (times...
12-05-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,428
Posted By Trakhak

Or drilled from the underside of the down tube...

Or drilled from the underside of the down tube upward (at least for the lower of the bolt holes), because they couldn't fit a hand drill in the cramped space near the junction of the seat tube and...
12-03-23, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,820
Posted By RidingMatthew

Earned it

I earned the badge on my way to my Eagle Scout rank. I rode on a mountain bike from Walmart for the 25 mile rides. My dad said he would join me on the 50. The bearings fell out of my mountain bike’s...
12-01-23, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,419
Posted By mstateglfr

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11-21-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,016
Posted By firebird854

Me? These tools used strava's route builder as a...

Me? These tools used strava's route builder as a starting point. I wanted to create routes a bit easier, with weather forecasting, amenity projecting (cafes, public water/bathroom, etc.) Google Map...
11-10-23, 10:23 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,785
Posted By Sierra_rider

It isn't as extreme as all-out hoarding, but I do...

It isn't as extreme as all-out hoarding, but I do like to save spare parts, old components,etc. It's worked out, as I've been able to cannibalize broken components to keep another on the road. I even...
11-02-23, 11:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,536
Posted By Sierra_rider

Reminds me of when I set my best 20 minute power...

Reminds me of when I set my best 20 minute power this season. It wasn't set during an FTP test, but just from me riding up a 30 minute long, steep gravel climb...where I was only trying to not let my...
10-31-23, 02:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,370
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I just assume that whenever I buy a bicycle, I...

I just assume that whenever I buy a bicycle, I would have to replace the seat, replace the pedals, adjust the seat height and most likely replace the stem and handlebars as well. Changing the...
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