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07-25-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By Barry2

iPhone Location

For iPhone users…..

Go to Settings - Apple ID - Find My - Find my iPhone - Send Last Location = On

This will send the location of the iPhone automatically when the battery reaches critical low....
07-21-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By Barry2

I come from the Shallow end of the gene pool !

I come from the Shallow end of the gene pool !
07-21-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By Barry2

Mix-n-match compatibility of Di2 offerings is a...

Mix-n-match compatibility of Di2 offerings is a bit of a mystery to me.
I'd have to go with RD-RX805 to have a clutch and I don't think that combo'ed with an FD-R8050 is D-Fly compatible.

A...
07-21-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By Barry2

Di2 has the same H,L stops as the mechanical...

Di2 has the same H,L stops as the mechanical derailleurs.
But by pushing the RD Capacity over the spec's, lack of chain tension can become an issue.
Di2 full sync stops me reaching the 34t - 11t...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By Barry2

If there were a competition for losers, Jeff...

If there were a competition for losers, Jeff would come Second !

Richard beat him.
07-20-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By Barry2

Welcome to Bike Forums My Wahoo Kickr...

Welcome to Bike Forums


My Wahoo Kickr Bike uses an bicycle industry standard, Seat Post.
When my buddy wants to ride it, I don't wish to upset my Saddle position.
So I mark my Seat Post height...
07-20-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 5,071
Posted By Barry2

56yr 6’1” 185lb…… flat ground, 12-13mph…. rule of...

56yr 6’1” 185lb…… flat ground, 12-13mph…. rule of thumb … 25cal per mile.
Based on reading from a Stages Cycling power meter.

Hills do increase cal, but not as much as you’d hope.

Barry
07-16-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Barry2

On a scale of 1-7 Those people are already...

On a scale of 1-7
Those people are already commenting on the other two shaving threads currently in the General Cycling Forum, where they should be!

Barry
07-15-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,141
Posted By Barry2

Coffee works

It’d be a shame to lock this thread..
I haven’t laughed this hard all week.

Oh yes, I get up two hours before a long ride and administer two large mugs of strong coffee to be sure the job gets...
07-08-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,381
Posted By Barry2

Your point being the OP's budget may have...

Your point being the OP's budget may have increased !!! ? !!!

LOL

I certainly missed the 2017 "aspect"

oops

Barry
07-07-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By Barry2

Made for just that job...

Made for just that job (https://www.performancebike.com/rema-tip-top-tubeless-patch-kit-5060160/p-fthvhdfcquargqhe?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIuv-ksY_S8QIVNQnnCh1-IAhrEAQYAiABEgJI-fD_BwE)
The patch is not...
06-30-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Barry2

Bear Claw Bakery - Pinole GPC Club regular...

Bear Claw Bakery - Pinole

GPC Club regular detour when riding the 3 Bears in the East Bay.

Barry
06-30-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By Barry2

I didn't know these existed !!!! I like it........

I didn't know these existed !!!!
I like it..... mainly because it would let me keep my Stages dual sided (crank) power meter.

bikinGreen CNC Chainring 46/30T FoR Shimano 4 Arm 10-11Spd Road...
06-29-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By Barry2

Your telling that a poorly wound cable won’t...

Your telling that a poorly wound cable won’t increase in length as the winds tighten.

We call that stretching, just the same as a chain wears and gets apparently longer.

Colloquialism, maybe,...
06-28-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,000
Posted By Barry2

Thanks for the kind words. I think.... ...

Thanks for the kind words.
I think....

Maybe

Barry
06-24-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By Barry2

What FD did you use for 18t capacity? Barry

What FD did you use for 18t capacity?

Barry
06-24-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,828
Posted By Barry2

When your buddy hit the chain stay, did he break...

When your buddy hit the chain stay, did he break his fingers ;)

Barry
06-24-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By Barry2

If all the choices are the same price, I want...

If all the choices are the same price, I want more stem for my money!

More IS better


Barry
06-23-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 724
Posted By Barry2

What ? You don't carry Parachute Cord... what...

What ?
You don't carry Parachute Cord... what are you thinking !
:)

When you try to install really tight tires that last 8-10" just wont go on the rim.
And it's too tight just to place a lever...
06-23-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 724
Posted By Barry2

Pump Levers Patch Kit Tube Tire Boot ...

Pump
Levers
Patch Kit
Tube
Tire Boot
.....and....... 3 feet of parachute cord
06-23-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,143
Posted By Barry2

Bike fit will change for a myriad of reasons. ...

Bike fit will change for a myriad of reasons.
Maybe a tune-up fit is called for.

BTW is 37 seconds really a significant change?
Ambient temp can change my same bike, same route times by 30% or...
06-22-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Barry2

4.5 Newton meters is only 3.3 foot pounds is only...

4.5 Newton meters is only 3.3 foot pounds is only 0.46 kilogram meters

Disclaimer, these numbers are for example only and may be wildly wrong!



Be SURE you are using the correct scale on the...
06-12-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By Barry2

Have you checked that the hanger is straight? ...

Have you checked that the hanger is straight?

Barry
06-11-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By Barry2

I've met many (including me) that would not call...

I've met many (including me) that would not call that a "Beginners ride".

But..... everything is relative !

:)

Barry
06-11-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By Barry2

I guess it depends on the focus of the club. ...

I guess it depends on the focus of the club.

If a club proclaims to be for people of all abilities, then club ride offerings should reflect that.

I see no reason a club couldn't offer a once...
06-09-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,992
Posted By Barry2

OK, so I'm free and clear of the Moderna shots. ...

OK, so I'm free and clear of the Moderna shots.
Power returned to normal reasonably quickly. Resting HR remained high and took a while longer to drop.

My Coach noticed I was having too much fun...
06-09-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,331
Posted By Barry2

Same story here. Long time eBay user (1999),...

Same story here.
Long time eBay user (1999), haven’t sold since they insisted on having fingers in my bank account.
And don’t get me started on their mandatory escrow scam for wristwatch sales. ...
06-08-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Barry2

Another Wahoo Kickr Bike user here. I love...

Another Wahoo Kickr Bike user here.

I love that thing.
Too Hot, Too cold, Too wet, Too Dark, jump on and it's ready to go.
Yes they are expensive, but if I could only keep one bike, it would be...
06-01-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Barry2

Because I just swapped the R8050 SS for a GS two...

Because I just swapped the R8050 SS for a GS two weeks ago.
And staying married requires at least 6 months per Di2 RD purchase.

Barry
06-01-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,597
Posted By Barry2

You go for an Oil change, and the Stealership...

You go for an Oil change, and the Stealership recommends replacement when they are only 50% worn.



Barry
05-26-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,706
Posted By Barry2

OP count yourself lucky... My entire bike don't...

OP count yourself lucky...
My entire bike don't wanna go up hills!
:)

Barry

On a serious note: Did the bike originally work and this is a new issue, or has it always been like this?
05-24-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,276
Posted By Barry2

Gps

Come on guys - Ron's first post, go easy!!!

Hi Ron,
Welcome to Bike Forums.
GPS in the phones can introduce errors. Dedicated bike computers do a better job.
Also when using a dedicated bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,587
Posted By Barry2

IIRC it will only lock in from one side. Try...

IIRC it will only lock in from one side.
Try Rotating the rails 180 degrees.

OR try the dead Box if it was returned to you

(If your brave enough to DIY again)

Barry
05-19-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By Barry2

I had to ditch my Trulicity, it was stripping the...

I had to ditch my Trulicity, it was stripping the glycogen from my muscles. Took me over a year to work out why I was not getting faster. Even stumped my coach for a while.
I also saw a benefit in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,587
Posted By Barry2

Awesome final summary to a puzzling tale ! ...

Awesome final summary to a puzzling tale !

Thank you for the final follow up

Barry

oh, and remind me not to allow you anywhere near my Di2
05-19-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By Barry2

Sounds like the common behavior of a shoe thief. ...

Sounds like the common behavior of a shoe thief.
They were after your shoes. Lucky you turned right and not left!

Barry
05-19-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,082
Posted By Barry2

Document your aches with as much detail as...

Document your aches with as much detail as possible.
example it not just knee pain….
It is knee pain in the back left side after 20 miles in cold 60F weather.

Take that to your bike fit.
...
05-19-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By Barry2

Sorry to be a downer... Cost of Liability...

Sorry to be a downer...
Cost of Liability Insurance?
05-19-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,716
Posted By Barry2

nlel, IMHO you need to go back to post #21...

nlel,
IMHO you need to go back to post #21 (https://www.bikeforums.net/22029307-post21.html) in this thread.
Where you will find this

It's not all about weightloss !!!!!!!
People keep telling...
05-18-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,716
Posted By Barry2

Some Bike Computers are able to display Cals in...

Some Bike Computers are able to display Cals in real-time during the ride.
Wahoo Bolt & Roam for example.

Barry
05-17-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,396
Posted By Barry2

Too many causes to internet a sure solution, but...

Too many causes to internet a sure solution, but I’ll take a stab.

where the hand transitions to the wrist there is a groove in the middle that fits bars great.
problem is, you have inner...
05-14-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By Barry2

+1 on using Carbon Assembly Paste on a side...

+1 on using Carbon Assembly Paste

on a side note…….
It always beats me why people don’t state their location!
I’d meet you at a local park and place a torque wrench in your hand for 5mins.
...
05-13-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,167
Posted By Barry2

Mike, You're safe from your wife.... I called...

Mike,
You're safe from your wife....
I called Waterford and cancelled your order!

:thumb:

Barry
05-12-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By Barry2

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/225x225/untitled_288bab9f748720b9fd2f7fa1aa918243755d8fc2.jpg
Wahoo Kickr Bike
05-10-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,497
Posted By Barry2

Not electric... the engine you're already...

Not electric... the engine you're already using..... YOU
05-10-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,497
Posted By Barry2

If the racing bike "whizzes" by the Liv Sedona,...

If the racing bike "whizzes" by the Liv Sedona, then the Liv Sedona needs to go faster.

Tires will help. But an engine upgrade might help more.

Barry (who's bike also needs an engine upgrade)
05-08-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,716
Posted By Barry2

IMHO - I f you’re not using a power meter,...

IMHO - I f you’re not using a power meter, Strava’s calorie calc’s are a joke. They are way too high.
You can prove this, get two riders on the same ride where one runs a PM. Then compare.
once...
05-06-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,393
Posted By Barry2

Repair

Be polite and send Giant the quote from the local repair place.

Barry
05-05-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,716
Posted By Barry2

No way you burnt 7000 calories per week by doing...

No way you burnt 7000 calories per week by doing 210 mins of exercise. You must have changed your diet as well?

I burn 25cal per mile on flat ground.
7000/25 = 280 miles
280miles in 210min =...
05-03-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,736
Posted By Barry2

You broke levers.... (plural) I'll honor...

You broke levers.... (plural)

I'll honor your request not to give "tricks"

Barry
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