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08-02-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 577
Posted By spelger

you have more bike shoes than i have shoes. and...

you have more bike shoes than i have shoes. and that includes my bike shoes.

who are you really...Imelda?
07-29-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By spelger

are they going to pay him to wear it?

are they going to pay him to wear it?
07-26-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,465
Posted By spelger

oh crap, now you tell me. and i was on page 12.

oh crap, now you tell me. and i was on page 12.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 756
Posted By spelger

Glad you are ok. Get a new helmet.

Glad you are ok. Get a new helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,633
Posted By spelger

I li e in Nevada and the Temps are more than in...

I li e in Nevada and the Temps are more than in FL. I have two chains, one on bike, one in the crock in frozen wax. I keep the crock in the garage. 100+ in there during summer. No issues.

Waxing a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,028
Posted By spelger

totally agree. in winter when i ride in the...

totally agree. in winter when i ride in the garage it might be 20F outside and 40 inside. i start out pretty darn cold but within 5 minutes i am already sweating and the fan is blowing away. 40 can...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,028
Posted By spelger

you cannot run zwift from a phone. to my...

you cannot run zwift from a phone. to my knowledge it must run from PC, Apple, maybe ipad...not sure. just go to the zwift site and see what you need. i set mine up 2 yrs ago and things change. maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,028
Posted By spelger

have a look in this forum for more indoor...

have a look in this forum for more indoor details.

https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/

My personal setup is quite simple: zwift installed on PC, HDMI wire to 40" TV all...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,028
Posted By spelger

You will love the core. Great with zwift and...

You will love the core. Great with zwift and other apps too.
07-23-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By spelger

this really does not sound too wise to me.

this really does not sound too wise to me.
07-22-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 836
Posted By spelger

Jump on craig's list. sure you can find something...

Jump on craig's list. sure you can find something suitable for quite cheap. i just had a look locally and the first thing that came up was a 32" for $40. mine was new at target for about $150 becasue...
07-19-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By spelger

two newbies in one day, combined posts to date: 3.

two newbies in one day, combined posts to date: 3.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 996
Posted By spelger

what's wrong with just stopping at the damn stop...

what's wrong with just stopping at the damn stop sign? or is that taboo?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 996
Posted By spelger

i told my daughter (who just got her license this...

i told my daughter (who just got her license this past wednesday) that it is her responsibility to make sure it is clear before proceeding. she had her first solo drive today. i do hope that advice...
07-17-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By spelger

I love the sound of a freshly waxed chain in the morning

Nice to hear nothing when i ride.

Markleeville fire canceled the Death Ride today. saw lots of riders. smoke in my little valley here in Reno. Here is a shot at the top side of Geiger, normally...
07-16-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By spelger

there are folks asking about taking a poop before...

there are folks asking about taking a poop before a ride. This is weird to me but tame in comparison.
07-12-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,764
Posted By spelger

great, now i feel challenged. Geiger grade from...

great, now i feel challenged. Geiger grade from reno to virginia city is one of my favorite hills to climb (and the descent is pretty awsome). the road is in such good condition. when you left VC did...
07-08-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By spelger

Watopia is on an island north east of austrailia....

Watopia is on an island north east of austrailia. like the ride in france, the grade in watopia does not match the actual terrain where they chose to put it.

i upload all my rides to strava from...
07-07-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By spelger

for what ever reason zwift put the big hill in...

for what ever reason zwift put the big hill in New Caldonia. i am supposing that they don't want the real route contaminated with a bunch of potentially fake data.

...
07-03-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 836
Posted By spelger

in my opinion there is nothing worth listening to...

in my opinion there is nothing worth listening to in swift. i mute and tunes all the way when i zwift or any other indoor training.
07-02-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By spelger

So much love in this thread. :love:I agree with...

So much love in this thread. :love:I agree with everyone though. You will be fine. Glad you are getting back to riding. I took a long break years ago and now am back and highly addicted. You may be...
Forum: Foo
06-29-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,806
Posted By spelger

Degreed electrical engineer but now doing...

Degreed electrical engineer but now doing firmware engineering. Used to be fun as he'll but now I have to do a little bit of management. Boring beyond belief.
06-28-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,726
Posted By spelger

Bandana, works well enough. And doubled as a mask...

Bandana, works well enough. And doubled as a mask when I needed to go into a store or that time I held up the bank on my way home.
06-27-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By spelger

i think we can all agree that neither would be...

i think we can all agree that neither would be correct. but my point really was why bother to compare two completely different algorithms. from Strava:

Strava can estimates power using information...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By spelger

💘 your can do attitude.

💘 your can do attitude.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 757
Posted By spelger

It's a very good thing you asked.

It's a very good thing you asked.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By spelger

Me thinks you are worrying about nothing. You...

Me thinks you are worrying about nothing. You have used them for years so should be familiar enough with them.

I ride 23s and have absolutely no issues with them.
06-25-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By spelger

i think the OP would just get a virtual booboo at...

i think the OP would just get a virtual booboo at virtual speed.

try craig's list for something cheap. there is usually plenty. or you can get one of those Euro bikes i've read about on amazon.
06-24-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,188
Posted By spelger

Because the jack was for the cat?

Because the jack was for the cat?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By spelger

satellites are not always in the same position....

satellites are not always in the same position. perhaps in the case where things did not work right the stars satellites were aligned just right.
06-21-21, 01:18 PM
06-18-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,631
Posted By spelger

i knew there were a lot of illions but i never...

i knew there were a lot of illions but i never heard of jillions.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,741
Posted By spelger

Gaterskins aren't flat proof. Get a patch kit.

Gaterskins aren't flat proof. Get a patch kit.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,741
Posted By spelger

i've used them in the past and they were ok. from...

i've used them in the past and they were ok. from all the comments that they are a stinky ride i honestly cannot tell the difference. being flat resistant they probably are a harder ride. now using...
06-15-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,718
Posted By spelger

coming up a hill and a half short stinks. at...

coming up a hill and a half short stinks. at least you got a hospital visit out of it.

better luck next time.
06-14-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,126
Posted By spelger

Argyle.

Argyle.
06-14-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,126
Posted By spelger

i've heard that red socks make you go faster.

i've heard that red socks make you go faster.
06-14-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,177
Posted By spelger

defrag your drive if it is mechanical (do not do...

defrag your drive if it is mechanical (do not do it if solid state). run it more than once, a second pass will be an improvement over just one. if really fragmented it will take over an hour so do it...
06-11-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By spelger

When I ride alone I prefer to be by myself.

When I ride alone I prefer to be by myself.
06-11-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,490
Posted By spelger

My sister has a peloton. she has it arranged with...

My sister has a peloton. she has it arranged with all sorts of clothes hanging all over it. Zero watts baby.
06-11-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By spelger

never done a group ride before but from the...

never done a group ride before but from the sounds of your description that is one i would not like to join. i've done a charity ride twice and for that there was no concept of keeping the group...
06-10-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,177
Posted By spelger

As I mentioned in another thread I canceled zwift...

As I mentioned in another thread I canceled zwift but I still fire it up from time to time to keep it updated.
06-10-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By spelger

'cuz you're really going somewhere on an...

'cuz you're really going somewhere on an elliptical. ;)
06-08-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 984
Posted By spelger

with or without hotdog?

with or without hotdog?
06-07-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,247
Posted By spelger

let's not be too hard on the guy, ever been to...

let's not be too hard on the guy, ever been to manila?
06-04-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,131
Posted By spelger

i get random phone calls too but i don't think it...

i get random phone calls too but i don't think it is related to social media. i have a strava account and a linked in account and they are about 3 years old. i've been getting calls for much longer...
06-03-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 821
Posted By spelger

not sure where TransAm is but check out...

not sure where TransAm is but check out https://www.bikemap.net

free to join and i have downloaded some routes to run on my trainer. maybe what you are looking for is there.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,614
Posted By spelger

Good idea. and with the wonders of smart trainers...

Good idea. and with the wonders of smart trainers the grade profile can be programmed so you can at least simulate it.
06-02-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,706
Posted By spelger

And now you can start having some fun.

And now you can start having some fun.
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