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08-16-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 392
Posted By Iride01

Do you skid it and keep the wheel locked up? That...

Do you skid it and keep the wheel locked up? That looks like more than just normal wear.

There was something I read one time long ago about the number of skid patches a tire could get, but I never...
08-16-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By Iride01

Might help to say what brakes you have. The exact...

Might help to say what brakes you have. The exact part/model number really helps.

Most of the brakes I've installed didn't need any adapter. Are you putting disc brakes on something that wasn't...
08-16-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 426
Posted By Iride01

Have I ever said anything stupid? <grin> have...

Have I ever said anything stupid? <grin> have fun guys
08-16-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By Iride01

Are you talking about using their phone app to...

Are you talking about using their phone app to track your HR?

Do you have the strap? Is the strap Bluetooth? If the strap isn't Bluetooth, then your phone needs to support ant+ or what ever the...
08-16-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 464
Posted By Iride01

For many it takes some effort beside exercise to...

For many it takes some effort beside exercise to cultivate big looking biceps or other muscles. Something like protein shakes and other stuff hawked at the gym to boost profits and visual results....
08-16-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 264
Posted By Iride01

I probably missed something, but your first graph...

I probably missed something, but your first graph only has 18 data points for each plot between 4/1 and 7/1. Does that mean you only did 17 rides in a 3 month period? Or were there other rides that...
08-16-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By Iride01

I can't diagnose you from afar. Nor am I a...

I can't diagnose you from afar. Nor am I a doctor, so in that respect I have absolutely no training to even know if there is something that needs a closer look by medical trained professionals. So...
08-16-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Iride01

Another member here says they get a vibration in...

Another member here says they get a vibration in their Garmin Fenix when they get a Varia radar alert. Probably more noticeable than a audible alert from anything. I think that is Seattle Forrest ....
08-16-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 239
Posted By Iride01

IMO, if you want a bell sound you definitely want...

IMO, if you want a bell sound you definitely want the t'ling t'ling sound of what a proper bike bell should sound like. I walk quite a bit with my wife on the local MUP and we both agree that any...
08-16-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By Iride01

If it's old, then the batteries might need to be...

If it's old, then the batteries might need to be replaced on the sensors. And if a GSC-10 speed/cadence sensor that uses magnets, then the alignment of the magnets checked or even if the magnets are...
08-16-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 278
Posted By Iride01

I figured it very likely was through the Garmin...

I figured it very likely was through the Garmin Connect website and it's related phone app. Somewhere buried in all the terms of use that I agreed to without reading, there were probably things that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,068
Posted By Iride01

Sounds like a lot of backpedaling for something...

Sounds like a lot of backpedaling for something you twice said was worthless! <grin>

Now because I used the term "blast" you try to turn this back on me as sounding like I'm the problem in this...
08-16-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Iride01

I agree with Carbonfiberboy , most of the...

I agree with Carbonfiberboy , most of the symptoms you describe or allude to are just dehydration. Even if you didn't recognize that you were thirsty. Some get hunger and thirst confused.

Don't...
08-16-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 278
Posted By Iride01

When using my PC or Mac and on the RWGPS site, ...

When using my PC or Mac and on the RWGPS site, if I see a route on RWGPS that I want to use, I only have to pin it. Then it magically appears on my Garmin Edge.

Not sure if that is because I...
08-16-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 106
Posted By Iride01

Strikes your stem? I'm still not understanding...

Strikes your stem? I'm still not understanding why your bike is so different than apparently every other that hasn't had an issue like what seems to be bothering you. It's not that I'm trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 516
Posted By Iride01

I have bad roads I ride around here. Doesn't keep...

I have bad roads I ride around here. Doesn't keep me from riding them when I need to. I go around the pot holes, avoid the deep cracks that would rip my sidewalls to shreds and either bunny hop or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,068
Posted By Iride01

Wasn't this question by the OP in the very first...

Wasn't this question by the OP in the very first post the topic? You didn't seem to blast others for giving their opinion and not saying if their observations were based on a PM.


Seems my first...
08-15-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 488
Posted By Iride01

As your group grows, remember that there'll be...

As your group grows, remember that there'll be more people that may not want to ride in just the casual manner you and some others do.

So be ready with plans for that. And take note of those that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 516
Posted By Iride01

If you are thinking of a new bike, then some if...

If you are thinking of a new bike, then some if not many new road bikes are built to handle wider tires. And many gravel bikes are pretty much a road frame geometry with just provision for much wider...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,068
Posted By Iride01

No, but you were the only person to on two...

No, but you were the only person to on two occasions that stated my results were worthless.

I'd still think you'd want to do a test for yourself. It's what I'd encourage everyone to do. Find the...
08-15-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 106
Posted By Iride01

I'm trying to understand why you are having an...

I'm trying to understand why you are having an issue. Garmin usually includes an out front mount and their age old plastic mount with all the rubber bands.
...
08-15-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 235
Posted By Iride01

In the 70's I never needed a tool to adjust my...

In the 70's I never needed a tool to adjust my brakes other than simple wrenches to undo the pinch bolt and re-set the cable position if the barrel adjuster wouldn't get it where needed. If they were...
08-15-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 264
Posted By Iride01

I think you also said that on the day after you...

I think you also said that on the day after you don't feel spiffy. That too is a sign of not getting enough fluids. And deydration + work isn't a good thing for your heart muscle in general.
08-15-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 258
Posted By Iride01

Unless you are very capable at DIY and able to...

Unless you are very capable at DIY and able to easily catch on to the stuff required to do the new to you electronic shifting installation, then I recommend you just buy a new bike with it already...
08-15-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 264
Posted By Iride01

If you aren't drinking anything on a ride of more...

If you aren't drinking anything on a ride of more than 20 minutes duration then I'd have to strongly suggest that is a part of the problem.

And if you do any hard accelerations or climbs or just...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,007
Posted By Iride01

Most members here will rather you join in on some...

Most members here will rather you join in on some of the current conversations rather than reviving long dead threads just to add adulations.

The mods sort of frown on really lame posts just to...
08-15-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 250
Posted By Iride01

Are you pushing really hard on the pedals? Shift...

Are you pushing really hard on the pedals? Shift to a lower gear if you are. Pedaling should be easy and not require a lot of strength or muscle until you run out of lower gears.

I think you...
08-15-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 433
Posted By Iride01

It's amusing to me when people say they sweat...

It's amusing to me when people say they sweat like a pig when really they mean they sweat like a horse. Pigs don't sweat! Horses sweat profusely when worked.
08-15-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 185
Posted By Iride01

The wheel revolves around a center axis. So as...

The wheel revolves around a center axis. So as long as that is fixed. Which your axle should be unless loose or broken, then any deviation is either the wheel out of true or the tire itself is...
08-15-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 433
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't put it on the stay. You'll have less...

I wouldn't put it on the stay. You'll have less time to notice anything bad going on before it's too late. If you can't put it inside the main triangle or on top of the top tube, then consider the...
08-15-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 185
Posted By Iride01

I'd also lean toward your wheel not being true. ...

I'd also lean toward your wheel not being true. Also, on a regular bike with a freewheel I might wonder if the axle is broken.

Also wondering if that tire is too big for the bike. Is that the...
08-15-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Iride01

If it's just surface rust, then knock off all...

If it's just surface rust, then knock off all your can with a wire brush. Use a metal primer that your paint says is compatible with it and then paint your bike.
08-15-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Iride01

Everyone is somewhat unique in their use for a...

Everyone is somewhat unique in their use for a bike don't ride the same type of riding that others do. Many people get bikes that were made for the style of riding they do, the intensity with which...
08-15-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 301
Posted By Iride01

My pocket on the rear of my jersey. I put it in...

My pocket on the rear of my jersey. I put it in a plastic zipper bag to keep my sweat off of it.
08-14-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 364
Posted By Iride01

The tubes in my bike tires are over a couple...

The tubes in my bike tires are over a couple years old. The one spare tube in the bike bag too. I guess using that logic, I'm SOL.

However I know from experience that you can use tubes way older...
08-14-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 235
Posted By Iride01

If your brakes are the same model and series and...

If your brakes are the same model and series and your levers the same model and series, then your issue is likely the pads are spaced further on one brake than the other. As cxwrench said, just...
08-14-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Iride01

The high volume pump or high CFM, is only really...

The high volume pump or high CFM, is only really needed if you let your big wide tires go flat often and you have to pump them all the way up again. Perhaps they are useful for tubeless setups, but...
08-14-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 396
Posted By Iride01

I pretty much agree with you. Just to write what...

I pretty much agree with you. Just to write what I've been already saying in slightly different words and bouncing them off your thoughts...

Definitely need to identify what customers will be...
08-14-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 840
Posted By Iride01

The Zone 2 HR thing is of real training value....

The Zone 2 HR thing is of real training value. However when we that do training in other Zones mention the other Zones, then invariably you find people taking that to mean all we do is work in the...
08-14-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 464
Posted By Iride01

Don't wish yourself less muscle. IMO, Muscle...

Don't wish yourself less muscle. IMO, Muscle will help you keep from having to later write threads asking about new pains you are experiencing in your arms, shoulders, elbows and hands.

It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,068
Posted By Iride01

Why don't you do the test for yourself? It really...

Why don't you do the test for yourself? It really won't mean anything for me to do the test for you because my conditions are unlikely to be your conditions. I'm loathe to do the test again because I...
08-14-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By Iride01

Congrats! Did you stay with a group or solo?...

Congrats!

Did you stay with a group or solo? A group will bust up the air for you and you'll do that 100 miles with much less effort than solo. Unless you stay on the front all the time.

If you...
08-14-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By Iride01

Maybe also tell the bike shop that you have...

Maybe also tell the bike shop that you have problems with the shifting and ask them to find out why.

If all you do is buy some housing and tell them to check the hangar, then many will only do...
08-14-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By Iride01

And there is no abnormal play? Straddle the bike...

And there is no abnormal play? Straddle the bike on sidewalk or surface that has good tire grip. Lock the front brake and then push forward on the frame, not the handlebars, and then backwards. Does...
08-14-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 364
Posted By Iride01

My first thought was that when you put the tire...

My first thought was that when you put the tire on that you had part of the tire bead pinching the tube and it simply failed because of that. However you say that your tire came off the rim so that...
08-14-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 840
Posted By Iride01

Mainly because there are simply far too many...

Mainly because there are simply far too many options, and I'm sure if I tried, I would miss some..[/QUOTE]
Good choice on your part. :thumb:

I do a lot of HR Zone 3 and 4 on a 22 mile route with...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By Iride01

Are they actual Shimano brand and you bought the...

Are they actual Shimano brand and you bought the hoods that match your particular model and version STI?

Of course I'm only assuming STI. Might help if you provide more details about what exactly...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,068
Posted By Iride01

Worthless? I still don't understand why some...

Worthless?

I still don't understand why some of you think it's worthless or that I'm misunderstanding something.

How am I to interpret that when doing the same route of the same distance and...
08-13-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 359
Posted By Iride01

You can upload pics to the Gallery here on BF....

You can upload pics to the Gallery here on BF. Someone will find them and post them in this thread for you.

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/

Or you can put the pic's on https://imgur.com or other...
08-13-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 316
Posted By Iride01

In many places this is probably going to be you...

In many places this is probably going to be you finding the person you feel deserving of the bike. Once it's not yours, you really shouldn't put limitations or expectations on its use or transfer to...
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