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07-25-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,234
Posted By terrymorse

The Garmin Connect website (connect.garmin.com)...

The Garmin Connect website (connect.garmin.com) has an "elevations correction" feature you can use after the fact to correct the errors in recorded elevation data.

From my most recent ride (82.23...
07-21-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 522
Posted By shelbyfv

It's impressive you can detect a rougher ride on...

It's impressive you can detect a rougher ride on a 23mm rim vs a 20mm rim. :thumb: I'm lucky my senses are not that finely tuned!
Forum: Touring
07-19-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,472
Posted By adamrice

I'm going to chime in with the advice that you...

I'm going to chime in with the advice that you get the bike now, ride it as much as you can before the tour, and ship it ahead.

You want to make all your mistakes before the tour. By which I mean,...
07-17-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,490
Posted By prairiepedaler

Forum: Touring
07-14-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,684
Posted By Jonathan Hanson

" . . .i need a good tent. waterproof...i mean...

" . . .i need a good tent. waterproof...i mean reliably waterproof!!...is foremost. roomy would be next. something big enough for three people and modest amount of gear. in/out access on both sides...
07-10-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By JW in AK

Since you only need a small amount from time to...

Since you only need a small amount from time to time, you really shouldn't overlook the idea of using flakes as drlogik and Iride01 suggest. That way you can keep a sealed jar of flakes and a bottle...
06-30-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By canklecat

To me, the only cycling "infrastructure" that...

To me, the only cycling "infrastructure" that matters is driver attitudes toward other people -- pedestrians and cyclists -- who are legally using the shared infrastructure.

If the zeitgeist of a...
06-25-21, 04:33 PM
06-23-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,489
Posted By Hermes

There is a lot of bait on this threads hook. ...

There is a lot of bait on this threads hook. Poster beware.

I carry two standard water bottles and reach down and while riding take a drink or wait for a traffic light or other situation when the...
06-16-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,407
Posted By Koyote

You are supposed to wear the sunglasses over your...

You are supposed to wear the sunglasses over your eyes. Beyond that, who cares?
06-13-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,323
Posted By shelbyfv

Buy a decent derailleur and it will come with the...

Buy a decent derailleur and it will come with the correct size pulleys. You may have more significant issues to ponder.;)
06-10-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,748
Posted By nomadmax

At that price I'd call it WTF lube.

At that price I'd call it WTF lube.
06-08-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,606
Posted By nomadmax

That may be true. But it isn't our bikes...

That may be true.

But it isn't our bikes that are broke...
06-03-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 939
Posted By thook

OP....asks for the cereal box to read over...

OP....asks for the cereal box to read over morning breakfast. gets collegiate discourse on the proprietary chemical nature of wheaties' sugar flake coating :lol:
06-03-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 818
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Considering that the Adventure Cycling...

Considering that the Adventure Cycling Association has compiled these routes and spent money and time to do this. Why not support the organization become a member and purchase the routes legally. ...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By Korina

Another great thing about a 4 mile commute is...

Another great thing about a 4 mile commute is that once you get used to it, you can start picking routes to make it longer.
06-01-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,324
Posted By dedhed

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05-30-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,406
Posted By Ghazmh

I thought the clouds were chasing me, especially...

I thought the clouds were chasing me, especially rain clouds.
05-24-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,482
Posted By Phil_gretz

This question is fraught with ambiguity. What...

This question is fraught with ambiguity. What you think you mean is likely not what people are saying.

If one chooses a gear that can only be turned at low rpms due to muscle/power limits by the...
05-22-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,182
Posted By veganbikes

You were so worried about aesthetics and hated...

You were so worried about aesthetics and hated the idea of function and now you want to put duct tape on it? I swear some people...

Get the Topeak Road Morph, it is a good pump that works well...
05-22-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,182
Posted By Gresp15C

It's a Surly. Smear some mud on the branding....

It's a Surly. Smear some mud on the branding. Problem solved. ;)
Forum: Touring
05-19-21, 01:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,453
Posted By fourfa

Huh, fitted cycling clothing is far more...

Huh, fitted cycling clothing is far more comfortable than baggy street clothes for long days in the saddle. Almost makes you wonder if, you know, it’s designed for that purpose

But whatever, if...
05-17-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By Rolla

I don't think being committed to cycling and...

I don't think being committed to cycling and "having a life" are mutually exclusive. There are plenty of hours in a day; I just try to spend a few of them on my bike.
05-14-21, 03:48 PM
Forum: Touring
05-12-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,453
Posted By indyfabz

You made the comment. How can I define what you...

You made the comment. How can I define what you meant?

Someone green might not consider rain gear, which one might not use every day, as something safety-related. Having become hypothermic myself...
05-10-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,463
Posted By aplcr0331

Guess what? *Whispers* "Come over here" ...

Guess what?

*Whispers* "Come over here"


"Rims...ARE a disc."
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05-08-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,845
Posted By blue192

If it was one owner for 47 years then he is...

If it was one owner for 47 years then he is probably tired and wants to retire. I am assuming he did the right thing selling the company to someone that would continue employing the employees instead...
05-02-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,112
Posted By Rick

This is correct. Many who are interested in bike...

This is correct. Many who are interested in bike lanes, rave about the bike lanes in Europe and blindly accepts the poorly designed bike lanes in the US. Bike infrastructure in Europe is designed so...
04-29-21, 04:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,404
Posted By nomadmax

Get ready for the contest. I predict in...

Get ready for the contest.

I predict in less than one page there will be a guy who says he delivered telegraph messages by bike. Right after that will be a guy who delivered messages on stone...
04-26-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,012
Posted By livedarklions

I don't tell people I'm coming so they'll jump...

I don't tell people I'm coming so they'll jump out of my way. It's to prevent them from jumping into my way without looking. I've had that happen enough that a little wasted breath is not a big...
04-26-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,012
Posted By njkayaker

Deeply strange and not connected to reality at...

Deeply strange and not connected to reality at all.
04-18-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,168
Posted By Leisesturm

Meh. One helmet is as good as another IF YOU ...

Meh. One helmet is as good as another IF YOU DON'T CRASH! I've only owned one helmet since 2008. I bought it only because it was mandatory for the club rides for the club I joined. I bought the...
04-09-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,138
Posted By mstateglfr

If you showed 100 random people a Rene Herse...

If you showed 100 random people a Rene Herse tire, they would say its a tire company. I get it, its a components brand and not exclusively a tire brand, but does that really make a difference with...
04-08-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,138
Posted By RChung

He appears not to believe in the "V" shape. He...

He appears not to believe in the "V" shape. He appears to believe that RR is flat, or nearly so, and then increases. Because he doesn't think there's a "V," he doesn't believe that the slope of the...
04-06-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 865
Posted By Sy Reene

Good luck with that. Never found a store yet...

Good luck with that. Never found a store yet with size 49s on the shelf.
04-05-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,739
Posted By Koyote

Hmm. Weird. Just speculating, since I know...

Hmm. Weird.

Just speculating, since I know nothing about you, but perhaps you just needed a really big recovery block, and the illness forced it on you?
04-02-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,833
Posted By bmcer

I need some objective means of quantifying my...

I need some objective means of quantifying my effort (power) vs heart rate and recovery times. It's important to me simply because 10 years ago I suffered an MI (97% obstruction of the left anterior...
04-01-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,736
Posted By Iride01

In 1978 I went to the local Schwinn dealer to get...

In 1978 I went to the local Schwinn dealer to get my third new bike. The beautifully attractive bike then that screamed ride me was the Schwinn Paramount in the road race configuration and 2x with...
03-31-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,473
Posted By guachi

Eating carbs doesn't make you fat. More calories...

Eating carbs doesn't make you fat. More calories in than calories out makes you fat.

Your body doesn't need to be trained that fat is a fuel. It already knows this. Bike at a moderate pace and...
03-29-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 965
Posted By tgot

Hot trunk

I had also done the math and discounted the possibility of heat-related blowouts. In my case it was about storage in a car, after inflation to riding pressure (110 on 23s?).

Yet, once when taking...
03-28-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,525
Posted By EchoOne

In 2007, I was cycling on a 25 mph road in a...

In 2007, I was cycling on a 25 mph road in a somewhat industrial area. Never busy which is why I took that route instead of another road 2 blocks up.
I felt push of air from the mirror of a work...
03-28-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,525
Posted By debade

While I agree with the suggestion to ride as far...

While I agree with the suggestion to ride as far right as it is a clean, safe shoulder, I think you may not be riding in a position far enough in the lane to 'take the lane'. When you leave the...
03-13-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 974
Posted By WhyFi

I understand that you were fishing for an...

I understand that you were fishing for an opportunity to be boastful, but that's neither helpful for nor putting a priority upon the needs of the OP, now is it?
03-11-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,149
Posted By Milton Keynes

About 70 degrees F, partly cloudy, and wind at my...

About 70 degrees F, partly cloudy, and wind at my back no matter what direction I'm headed.
03-05-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,004
Posted By walnutz

cared enough to start a thread about it ;)

cared enough to start a thread about it ;)
03-02-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,722
Posted By Crankycrank

In this case the OP should feel good about giving...

In this case the OP should feel good about giving himself a needed break while putting money in the pocket of a mechanic that probably needs it.
03-02-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,659
Posted By caloso

How about a handlebar-mounted EMP generator to...

How about a handlebar-mounted EMP generator to fry the cell phone of the next driver I see texting while driving.
03-02-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,151
Posted By Paul Barnard

Advocacy vs appeasement. Advocacy: ...

Advocacy vs appeasement.

Advocacy: "Cyclists may break the law at times in a way that enhances their safety and the overall flow of traffic."

Appeasement: We should "not be jerks and obey all...
Forum: Commuting
02-28-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,056
Posted By Rothaí

The full moon in Phoenix Park and Strawberry Beds...

The full moon in Phoenix Park and Strawberry Beds in Dublin on the way to work this morning....
02-24-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By MNHarv

You haven't ridden for a while. My guess is your...

You haven't ridden for a while. My guess is your butt needs to be reconditioned to riding again. People who ride all four seasons don't have this problem (and I'm not one of them). It's as much...
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