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06-26-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,480
Posted By Badger6

It is intriguing. I agree. I was on a ramp...

It is intriguing. I agree. I was on a ramp yesterday that was signed as 10%, and in fact the Garmin said it was 11%. Maybe the sign was wrong. Either way, whether it tells me the instant the pitch...
06-26-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,480
Posted By Badger6

Direct use comparison: it works a lot better....

Direct use comparison: it works a lot better. Navigating is much easier with the speed that it calculates...at the start of the route and mid-route, if you go off course. The option to pause...
06-25-22, 01:29 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,480
Posted By Badger6

I’ll be really honest…the teething issues that...

I’ll be really honest…the teething issues that are being claimed seem like urban legends. I see complaints all around the corners of the internets where this stuff is discussed, and they all seem...
06-25-22, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Badger6

The difference between 8.9 and 9.0 is...

The difference between 8.9 and 9.0 is meaningless…it’s just how Boardman names the bikes.

That said, the advice of mstateglfr is solid.
06-24-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,480
Posted By Badger6

Well, I guess that answers the question for those...

Well, I guess that answers the question for those looking at a Garmin Edge, buy the 1040 or wait for the 840, should follow sometime next year.
06-24-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Badger6

Let me stop you there. On average most of the...

Let me stop you there. On average most of the gravel bikes you see offer different geometry and different solutions for dealing with a surface that until 10-15 years ago was simply not where many...
06-23-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Badger6

Garmin Edge 1040

Not sure who else got one when they were introduced a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve seen plenty of folks offering their opinions in the "Buy the 1030+ or wait?“ thread, but as far as I can tell, no...
06-23-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 540
Posted By Badger6

I bought a hard mount, and put it on one of my...

I bought a hard mount, and put it on one of my bikes with a round seat post. I’ve never removed it because I always have something more important to work on…but it does hit the inside of my left leg...
06-23-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 243
Posted By Badger6

So many variables. As already stated, stick with...

So many variables. As already stated, stick with it. It’ll dissuade all but the most determined.
06-21-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Badger6

You’ve got me thinking... ...

You’ve got me thinking...
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The start/end point is...
06-21-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Badger6

Interesting. All of mine (at least the 20 or so I...

Interesting. All of mine (at least the 20 or so I just spot checked from the last 6 weeks) are using the correct elapsed time.
06-20-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Badger6

Yesterday, I did a ride with 2:50:34 moving, but...

Yesterday, I did a ride with 2:50:34 moving, but the elapsed time was almost 4 hours. I have attached a screen grab for reference. This got me curious, so I went and verified a few other rides where...
06-18-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Badger6

The surface (in my experience) is not the cause....

The surface (in my experience) is not the cause. It is biting off more than I should chew, so to speak. Going big, exceeding my conditioning, and bam, sore back.

Riding a bike is not a...
06-11-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By Badger6

Count the pins of the chain you removed (if you...

Count the pins of the chain you removed (if you pushed a pin out, count that one, also). Then lengthen the new chain so that when assembled (with either a pin or quick link) it has the same number of...
06-11-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,480
Posted By Badger6

No reason to doubt your use case, though my n=2...

No reason to doubt your use case, though my n=2 (me using one for about a week, and a friend of mine who does long distance endurance events) says 6-7 is about all you can expect without external...
06-08-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,480
Posted By Badger6

The training metrics are the key. I might be...

The training metrics are the key. I might be almost 50, but I am not ready to accept I am aging (even though I am), and Garmin is providing an ecosystem that enables me maximizing my efforts. No...
06-08-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,480
Posted By Badger6

The battery life is neat. The training metrics...

The battery life is neat. The training metrics are more interesting.
06-08-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,480
Posted By Badger6

Basically, doing math based on a personal use...

Basically, doing math based on a personal use case of the K2, it’s more like 1/7.
05-20-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By Badger6

dwmckee 's advice is rock solid, and so is the...

dwmckee 's advice is rock solid, and so is the bit about technique. Combine any tire with a supple carcass (120tpi or higher) and practice good climbing technique, and you won't have much to worry...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,813
Posted By Badger6

It’s because it doesn’t happen. ANT+ was designed...

It’s because it doesn’t happen. ANT+ was designed so that the various devices using the protocol wouldn’t interfere with each other when they were within range of each other.
04-12-22, 11:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,802
Posted By Badger6

Yes. Once adjusted (as long as you do not bend...

Yes. Once adjusted (as long as you do not bend your derailleur hangar) it never goes out of adjustment, because electric wires don’t stretch. ;)

The biggest “issue/concern" is making sure the...
04-12-22, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By Badger6

Are you saying you’ve got a hot spot? And you get...

Are you saying you’ve got a hot spot? And you get saddle sores at that location? It could well be the saddle, but it could also be the chamois in your bibs or the chamois lube you use (if you do, or...
04-12-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By Badger6

650b x2.1 is fun, a lot of fun….on single track...

650b x2.1 is fun, a lot of fun….on single track and muddy gravel in February. It is a hell of a lot of work, and heavy, and slow if you’re course doesn't have much of those things in it, however....
04-12-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By Badger6

Play with the Silca calculator to find the right...

Play with the Silca calculator to find the right starting point. in my experience, even on “skinnier” road tires, their numbers can tolerate a 10-15% reduction in air pressure, safely (especially...
04-10-22, 11:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By Badger6

The Pathfinder Pro’s (38mm) I had mounted until a...

The Pathfinder Pro’s (38mm) I had mounted until a week ago were plenty supple. I ran them pretty low, 35psi, and they were excellent. Perhaps a slightly lower inflation pressure will help.
01-10-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By Badger6

Fortunately the OP is not going to run into this...

Fortunately the OP is not going to run into this issue *by design" or just good luck, since they intend to use a MTB (aka, flat bar) shifter with the MTB RD.
01-09-22, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By Badger6

GRX to Rx000 compatibility is no brainer….GRX is...

GRX to Rx000 compatibility is no brainer….GRX is “gravel” but it is really road. XT/XTR cassettes in 11-speed are compatible to road RDs as well, with a 1.85mm spacer placed behind it, again because...
01-09-22, 02:03 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 23,792
Posted By Badger6

I figured this was as good as any place to put...

I figured this was as good as any place to put this…

Write up at Cycling Tips that summarizes a recent podcast with the CEO of SRAM, Ken Lousberg, talking about supply chain woes. Teaser: he...
01-09-22, 01:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By Badger6

I can’t quickly find the spec right now, but I...

I can’t quickly find the spec right now, but I recall reading something shortly after the new 12-speed DA/Ulty was announced that indicated they use the same width chain…which to me means the cogs on...
01-08-22, 02:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,500
Posted By Badger6

All of them.

All of them.
01-08-22, 02:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,500
Posted By Badger6

I run primarily 700cx38 on my newer Diverge...

I run primarily 700cx38 on my newer Diverge (though I’ve got 650bx50…measuring 54mm when inflated), and 32s (measuring 35 when inflated) on my older one. Both see lots of gravel. I’ll fight someone...
01-08-22, 02:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By Badger6

If I understand your basic question, “using...

If I understand your basic question, “using 12-speed MTB RD with 12-speed road cassette", yes it will work. The only issue you may run into is the B-screw adjustment, since the MTB RDs were designed...
01-04-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Badger6

Considering the small size of the internal parts,...

Considering the small size of the internal parts, I cannot imagine they are indestructible, especially the individual components of the switches. The right side gets used far more (in my case almost...
12-30-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 257,926
Posted By Badger6

Pirelli Cintauro M tires in 650bx50 for my DT...

Pirelli Cintauro M tires in 650bx50 for my DT Swiss GRC 1400 wheelset. I mention the wheelset because mounted the tires meaure 54mm. They are definitely not “fast,” but they work great on rough...
12-30-21, 01:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,234
Posted By Badger6

Your conditions don’t sound like a simulation of...

Your conditions don’t sound like a simulation of a 300 lb rider with disc brakes, cubewheels, they sound like the experience of someone who seems unable/unwilling to pick a line and lacks bike...
12-29-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,234
Posted By Badger6

And then... And considering the 14 1/2...

And then...



And considering the 14 1/2 hours between the posts, you already had these on…maybe your original post was a typo?
12-28-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,234
Posted By Badger6

False. A properly built 24 or 28 spoke wheel...

False. A properly built 24 or 28 spoke wheel (front or rear) will be stronger than any of us would ever need. The key is properly built, which means properly tensioned.
12-27-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,055
Views: 314,777
Posted By Badger6

Because the rain I endured yesterday persisted...

Because the rain I endured yesterday persisted and got worse, I took the afternoon to go visit the Centrum Ronde van Vlaandren (https://crvv.be/en/over-ons/) with my son.

But, yesterday, I rode...
12-27-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Badger6

Agreed! ONLY if you ride on cobblestones do you...

Agreed! ONLY if you ride on cobblestones do you really need a clutch and a chain guide or N/W ring for a 1x intended for road use. On gravel/CX, use a clutch with one or both chain retention...
12-27-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By Badger6

1) If based on the next post I quoted is true,...

1) If based on the next post I quoted is true, 7mm will not be a big deal, though not ideal, 3-4 is better, but that is a tiny difference…and with properly aligned FD cage, should be fine, so long as...
12-27-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Badger6

This is great to know!

This is great to know!
12-25-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,582
Posted By Badger6

I love riding in the mountains…maybe I’ll go back...

I love riding in the mountains…maybe I’ll go back to France next summer...
12-24-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,582
Posted By Badger6

Okay, Part 2, then off to get the first 125km of...

Okay, Part 2, then off to get the first 125km of Rapha 500 complete before we begin our Christmas festivities.

I realized as I was cataloging all these great rides, I missed an excellent one back...
12-22-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,582
Posted By Badger6

A lot of them. I am always looking for stuff that...

A lot of them. I am always looking for stuff that will be epic, and I try to make every non-commute ride epic in it’s own way. But, some rides just stand out more than others, but because of my...
12-21-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Badger6

Yes. As others have stated, get all the surfaces...

Yes. As others have stated, get all the surfaces the bearing cartridges will touch very clean before installing the new bearing cartridges. And if you haven’t taken a treadless stem off before, when...
12-21-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Badger6

Based on your troubleshooting, it is likely...

Based on your troubleshooting, it is likely you’ve found the culprit

You mentioned taking it to shop, did they use the diagnostic tool (not the charging brick that comes with the bike that also...
12-20-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,676
Posted By Badger6

Moving your seat is not how you fix the “cramped”...

Moving your seat is not how you fix the “cramped” feeling. You move your seat (up/down and fore/aft) to get your hips in the right location in relationship to the crank. If you start moving the seat,...
12-19-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Badger6

I don’t think it is dangerous, as in you will...

I don’t think it is dangerous, as in you will experience a catastrophic failure. But, if the BB is moving back and forth laterally in the shell, that means it could also rotate in the shell. My...
12-19-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Badger6

You really want to die on that "higher pressure...

You really want to die on that "higher pressure in a larger volume tire” hill, don’t you?
12-19-21, 01:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,195
Posted By Badger6

This.

This.
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