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07-30-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,213
Posted By big john

I used to sweat in the hills on my YZ490. I...

I used to sweat in the hills on my YZ490. I started riding bicycles to get in better shape for the mc. I think it had about 33,000 watts....
07-29-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I had an 800 for 10 years. That thing was...

I had an 800 for 10 years. That thing was ancient, but the touch screen worked fine. Rain, gloves, whatever. It's not a smartphone. Probably the extremely low resolution of all Garmins helps with...
07-29-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By BianchisOnly

After a few years with the 520 I went through the...

After a few years with the 520 I went through the touchscreen debate and talked myself into the 830. Over the last two years I've had zero (that I can recall) issues with screen sensitivity, even...
07-29-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By Eric F

Ride it. It looks like the paint is scraped away...

Ride it. It looks like the paint is scraped away but there isn't damage to the fibers in the composite matrix.
07-29-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 3,562
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. Most people are going to have a supply...

Yup.

Most people are going to have a supply of a 1-2k calories, in the form of glycogen, at the ready for high intensity efforts; riding at lower intensity can goad the body in to burning fat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 397
Posted By DuraAcer

Ohhh maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan!!! I...

Ohhh maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan!!!

I waited and searched for almost two years, lost 40 lbs and now i choosen the biggest toad that is around?


Thankfully i have paid it via Paypal so i am...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By WhyFi

I employ a very simple solution - I do nothing...

I employ a very simple solution - I do nothing and it almost always goes away on its own.
07-28-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
Posted By Bald Paul

Rule #1 - you are invisible. ALWAYS assume the...

Rule #1 - you are invisible. ALWAYS assume the driver does not see you.

Don't be this guy:...
07-27-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 987
Posted By GhostRider62

They manage to hit you. See the difference? ...

They manage to hit you. See the difference? Maybe not.
07-26-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,234
Posted By terrymorse

I disagree, total elevation gain depends on how...

I disagree, total elevation gain depends on how much resolution you want.

How do you define the "right" length of a coastline?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 279
Posted By genejockey

Just imagine you'd bought the bike used, from a...

Just imagine you'd bought the bike used, from a stranger, and you know nothing about how it was kept. 15 years is long enough for a lot of lubricant to have dried up and/or gotten gummy.

My...
07-25-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,234
Posted By burnthesheep

If it bothers you use the elevation correction...

If it bothers you use the elevation correction button on Strava to default to their map data and it should be consistent (if not on target). Then even if wrong it will be the same.
07-25-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By tomato coupe

The good news is that those dated and never...

The good news is that those dated and never really correct rules of thumb touted as absolutes are being replaced by newer, never really correct rules of thumb being touted as absolutes.
07-25-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 357
Posted By phughes

I have a recommendation. Perineum pain/numbness...

I have a recommendation. Perineum pain/numbness is usually a result of a seat height that is too high, or too great of reach. Most likely your seat height is too high. If both are too great, it will...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 794
Posted By MinnMan

I felt the same way for a long time, even with...

I felt the same way for a long time, even with considerable time on Zwift. Then, eventually, I found my Zwift groove and came to enjoy it much more.
07-25-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By cxwrench

For most punctures the tire is never patched. If...

For most punctures the tire is never patched. If the hole is any larger than that you can 'boot' the tire but most people would just replace it.
07-25-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By caloso

https://support.google.com/maps/answer/7326816?hl=...

https://support.google.com/maps/answer/7326816?hl=en&co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Leather always worked for me. They should have...

Leather always worked for me. They should have buckles like this:

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0073/9033/0978/products/sf5211_1024x1024.jpg?v=1622808817
07-24-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,411
Posted By 70sSanO

Traditionally a good climbing bike was light and...

Traditionally a good climbing bike was light and stiff. I know you ride gravel also, but part of climbing is descending… what goes up definitely comes down.

That should be part of the equation.
...
07-24-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,411
Posted By Bald Paul

Something like this? When riding up a steep hill,...

Something like this? When riding up a steep hill, it will feel more like a level road. :lol:...
07-24-21, 03:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 716
Posted By PeteHski

If they were riding in a pace line then they have...

If they were riding in a pace line then they have a big aerodynamic advantage. Think of yourself as a lone breakaway rider getting sucked up by the peloton. ;)
07-22-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 693
Posted By prj71

I tried the phone as a bike computer in the past....

I tried the phone as a bike computer in the past. Any ride recording or navigational features chew up the battery way too fast. Then if you actually need to use the phone as a phone...can't because...
07-22-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By cxwrench

The thread title says 'smaller rear cogs', the...

The thread title says 'smaller rear cogs', the post says 'easiest rear gears'...which is it? As posted previously it sounds like a friction down tube shifter that needs to be tightened a bit.
07-22-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By canklecat

That's how the final stage TT of the 1989 TdF is...

That's how the final stage TT of the 1989 TdF is often summarized, but it omits some crucial details. Sometimes that 8 second loss to LeMond is characterized as a "tragedy" for Fignon, or some such...
07-21-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By Bigbus

I'm all ears.

I'm all ears.
07-20-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By versicom

I found a replacement new wheel through my local...

I found a replacement new wheel through my local bike shop for 70 bucks from Bontrager Connection. I had to check with three different bike shops and finally found one dude who was willing to give me...
07-20-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,271
Posted By indyfabz

Reached the newb daily post limit of 5 in only 4...

Reached the newb daily post limit of 5 in only 4 minutes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 366
Posted By cuevélo

If you want more height, flip your stem instead....

If you want more height, flip your stem instead. That will affect your reach as well, but it will be a starting point to try out.

Stem Comparison Tool | yojimg.net...
07-20-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,591
Posted By Hermes

Chef1978 This is a very old thread which we call...

Chef1978 This is a very old thread which we call zombie threads. More than likely, many members, who were active at that time, are no longer interested. I will let this thread run and see if it...
07-20-21, 12:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,713
Posted By canklecat

This. I watched the finish several times,...

This.


I watched the finish several times, from various camera angles, and listened to the commentary from Chris Horner, Lanterne Rouge, Bob Roll and others. Cavendish didn't take a dive or give...
07-19-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 660
Posted By genejockey

Well, 1945, so, I'm thinking leaded.

Well, 1945, so, I'm thinking leaded.
07-19-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,713
Posted By msu2001la

Cavendish does hesitate for a moment with around...

Cavendish does hesitate for a moment with around 50M to go. I noticed this too. It's because he had nowhere to go.

Cavendish is on Van Aert's wheel with Philipsen on the right, and the barriers...
07-18-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,713
Posted By Skullo

Cavendish followed the wrong wheel and got boxed...

Cavendish followed the wrong wheel and got boxed in.He should have stuck with his lead out man.
His boss will probably have him back next year and if he has good results and proper form he will get...
07-18-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,489
Posted By livedarklions

Nonsense. The "destroyed" usage of the word is of...

Nonsense. The "destroyed" usage of the word is of very long standing, and is a far more common usage in English than any reference to ten percent or punishment. Seriously, this is a pedantic...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 988
Posted By terrymorse

Not everyone's "CLEAR" means the same thing. ...

Not everyone's "CLEAR" means the same thing.

It might mean "you can make it right now if you sprint your a** off".
07-17-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,503
Posted By livedarklions

Australia July 2021= USA June 2020. I stayed off...

Australia July 2021= USA June 2020. I stayed off of the paths last year because I couldn't ride around all of the dog leashes and avoid pedestrians at the same time, and all of the streets were near...
07-17-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,115
Posted By CliffordK

Did you mention the type of pedals? Most...

Did you mention the type of pedals?

Most have a tension adjustment.

If you pull up, and climb hills out of the seat pulling up, then you need a reasonably tight tension.

If not, then you can...
07-17-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By alcjphil

Because whether the pedals are 1/2" or 9/16" you...

Because whether the pedals are 1/2" or 9/16" you need a 15mm wrench to remove or install them
07-16-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,378
Posted By slcbob

I think their contract with ASO runs into 2022....

I think their contract with ASO runs into 2022. Though maybe just through this year. Either way, it's going to be interesting in 2023 or 2022 to see what options we've got.

I'm thrilled with $25...
07-16-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By WhyFi

They grow up so fast! You're talkin' smack like a...

They grow up so fast! You're talkin' smack like a big boy and it seems like just the other day that it didn't occur to you that a grinding chain was in need of lube!

Oh wait, that was just the...
07-16-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,117
Posted By ThermionicScott

I check the plumbing before leaving the house for...

I check the plumbing before leaving the house for anything. Why not? :)
07-16-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 693
Posted By Milton Keynes

I've found that my phone running Strava is...

I've found that my phone running Strava is accurate enough for me. I don't have to have accuracy down to 100 ft. or anything, I just want a general idea of how many miles I'm riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,395
Posted By shelbyfv

Less rear brake? Confident you'll figure it...

Less rear brake? Confident you'll figure it out.:rolleyes:
07-15-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,432
Posted By squirtdad

dude this is a 17 year old zombie thread. ...

dude this is a 17 year old zombie thread. please don't wake the zombies
07-14-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By IBJoel

Make sure you've clicked "remember me" and are...

Make sure you've clicked "remember me" and are accepting site cookies to stay logged in.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By WhyFi

If there's a click when you're pedaling, the only...

If there's a click when you're pedaling, the only certainty is that the culprit isn't going to be one of the first three things that you suspect.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,449
Posted By Psimet2001

Tire and Tube Availability and Pricing

Some are probably aware but there is a pending worldwide rubber shortage. At the wholesale level - we haven't had decent availability of tires and tubes for going on 2 years but now tube prices...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,947
Posted By PeteHski

I keep seeing loads of references to "naps" here...

I keep seeing loads of references to "naps" here on BF. Now where I live naps are what toddlers need after lunch at nursery. I'm sure they are a great idea, but who has time for a nap? I honestly...
07-13-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,140
Posted By ChamoisDavisJr

OP didn't ask a medical question. He asked how...

OP didn't ask a medical question. He asked how other cyclists figure our HR zones. It seems he did his HR zones with that crappy 220-age thing, so he wanted to know how to better set his zones. He...
07-13-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,140
Posted By genejockey

I feel like there's some confusion about terms. ...

I feel like there's some confusion about terms.

HRmax is the maximum beats per minute your hear WILL do, hence "Maximum Heart Rate". It varies person to person, and by age for any individual. ...
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