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Forum: Mid-Atlantic
09-22-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,243
Posted By force10

This is a short survey for interested users of...

This is a short survey for interested users of the Delaware Canal section of the trail - https://sites.google.com/studiobryanhanes.com/2032plan/survey
08-22-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By force10

I donít use speedplays, so I didnít pay close...

I donít use speedplays, so I didnít pay close attention but it sounds as if they still need sorting according to the most recent Nerd Alert podcast.
...
08-06-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By force10

Hmmm. I do have the HR zones set up.

Hmmm. I do have the HR zones set up.
08-06-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By force10

Yes. I have had issues with the "heat...

Yes. I have had issues with the "heat acclimation" function as well and have been "surprised" to see it drop the past two weeks of the highest heat/humidity yet of the summer.

ETA: I suspected the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By force10

Definitely worth considering registering. I had...

Definitely worth considering registering. I had to send send back 3 Garmin HRM's that were doing the same thing before I got a reliable one.
08-03-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By force10

Thanks. It seems as if it is telling me that I am...

Thanks. It seems as if it is telling me that I am not exerting myself enough when it says there is a shortage of high aerobic effort. No?
08-03-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By force10

Garmin Training Status: Unproductive

Over the last month, Ive upped my mileage and climbing and have been feeling much stronger as a result. For the last 4-5 rides in particular, Ive been putting out some pretty hard efforts. However,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,133
Posted By force10

Thanks for the update. Iíve been watching this...

Thanks for the update. Iíve been watching this thread since new. 👍
07-06-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By force10

I row 15-20k/week on a waterrower with the...

I row 15-20k/week on a waterrower with the SmartRow attachment. Itís a great complement to riding - particularly in the off season.
07-05-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By force10

Thanks for the responses, everyone. Should have...

Thanks for the responses, everyone. Should have thought better of starting a new thread question at the beginning of a holiday weekend.

I think the CDI tool looks like it would suit my purposes. ...
07-02-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By force10

prestacycle torque tools

Price on these is hard to ignore. Are they worth buying?

https://www.prestacycle.com/product/prestacycle-torqkey-t-handle-torque-limiting-bits-tool-kit/
...
06-28-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 684
Posted By force10

I have noticed that the recovery time feature...

I have noticed that the recovery time feature adapts to your fitness somewhat. What inputs is your 530 receving? IS it getting HR data? Power? If only speed and distance I wouldnt put much weight...
06-18-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,888
Posted By force10

Yeah, it wasnít as advertised but the only...

Yeah, it wasnít as advertised but the only feature that I was truly interested in was being able to check the battery status on the computer.

I arrive home from a ride with a dead light pretty...
06-17-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,888
Posted By force10

Resolution was to unpair the lights from the head...

Resolution was to unpair the lights from the head unit.
06-13-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By force10

What cadence sensor? I have a garmin that fits...

What cadence sensor? I have a garmin that fits fine on my Checkpoint crank - non-drive side.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
06-13-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,243
Posted By force10

Basically, yes. You are required to walk...

Basically, yes.

You are required to walk across the Free Bridge. And a lot of cyclists will jog off onto Mercer st going through P-burg for a bit quieter stretch. And the turn onto Carpentersville...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,612
Posted By force10

Thanks. It would be kind of funny except...

Thanks.

It would be kind of funny except that it is the end consumer being left to figure all this out in many cases.
06-09-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By force10

Thanks all.

Thanks all.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,612
Posted By force10

Link?

Link?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,612
Posted By force10

Subscribed.

Subscribed.
06-08-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By force10

This is no doubt good policy, but I am trying to...

This is no doubt good policy, but I am trying to determine if the recommended max changes when a carbon post is substituted for the original aluminum post.

I assume the recommeded 6nM is to...
06-08-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By force10

Seatpost clamp torque limit

Is it there to protect the seatpost or the frame?

I am replacing an alloy seatpost with carbon (round, 27.2) on a carbon frame bike. Manufacturer recommended max is 6nM for the OEm aluminum post....
06-01-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,957
Posted By force10

Have you fitted fenders to either of your...

Have you fitted fenders to either of your Caledonias?

Just curious which ones if so.
05-26-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By force10

Too bad it was so hot. It was so pleasant before...

Too bad it was so hot. It was so pleasant before and has been since.

I have to say Iím a bit disappointed the results arenít back yet.
05-17-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By force10

Carbon Seatpost preparation

How thoroughly do I need to remove grease from the seat tube, etc before installing a carbon seatpost in place of an alloy post?

Aluminum frame, if that matters.

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,910
Posted By force10

225# bike and rider. 80F/85R.

225# bike and rider. 80F/85R.
05-07-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By force10

What part of Philadelphia? If you anticipate...

What part of Philadelphia? If you anticipate commuting to from NW Philly, you will want some low gears.

Between the two choices, Iíd choose the charge.

Personally, I wouldnít want anything...
05-04-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By force10

55 mi.

55 mi.
05-04-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By force10

Thank you for your service :).

Thank you for your service :).
05-04-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By force10

I'm excited too. What distance are you doing?

I'm excited too.

What distance are you doing?
05-02-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By force10

Thanks

Thanks
05-02-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By force10

Hey, if you were to make a recommendation of...

Hey, if you were to make a recommendation of tire size (or recommended range) for this event, what would it be? I have a variety from 32 - 43 to choose from.
04-29-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,548
Posted By force10

I went with the ALR. I knew I was going to want...

I went with the ALR. I knew I was going to want better wheels and the $800 went toward those.

The weight difference is hardly worth mentioning. The frame storage would be nice but the checkpoint...
04-22-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,844
Posted By force10

Thanks for all that. Particularly the caveat...

Thanks for all that. Particularly the caveat about the length of exposed seatpost. I havenít seen that mentioned before and it makes sense. I have about 5.5 inches exposed, which I guess will make...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
04-22-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,243
Posted By force10

According to the recent "State of the Trail"...

According to the recent "State of the Trail" address, the Delaware Canal portion of the D&L south of Easton is expected to be another year and a half to be repaired. The Q&A transcript is linked...
04-22-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,844
Posted By force10

That was the other one I was considering. Same...

That was the other one I was considering. Same price as the Canyon vcls.

You dont happen to be using it on an aluminum frame, do you?
04-21-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,844
Posted By force10

That must have been hard to watch.

That must have been hard to watch.
04-20-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,844
Posted By force10

I am familiar with galvanic corrosion but I've...

I am familiar with galvanic corrosion but I've not heard of there being an especial issue with aluminum frames and carbon seat posts - seems fairly common. Perhaps you have experience otherwise?
04-20-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,844
Posted By force10

I was afraid someone would say that it it was as...

I was afraid someone would say that it it was as good as its price. To clarify, I am not looking at the split-style post that they offer.
04-20-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,844
Posted By force10

Carbon seatpost recommendation

As the title suggests I am looking for a recommendation to replace the aluminum post on my checkpoint alr5. Setback around 15mm.

I am primarily interested in more compliance. The Canyon Vcls s13...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,051
Posted By force10

It does seem like "tunable" isospeed makes sense...

It does seem like "tunable" isospeed makes sense if adjustable isospeed was not much utilized. There is a lot of variety in weight and preference. It also seems like the adjustability would have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,051
Posted By force10

What was the purpose of the seat mast system over...

What was the purpose of the seat mast system over a regular seat post originally?

It seems pretty clear from the article that front isospeed is out - it isnt included on the new 2022 checkpoints...
04-13-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,074
Posted By force10

Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone!
04-13-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,074
Posted By force10

Iím asking about a complete bike, not a frame...

Iím asking about a complete bike, not a frame set.

I used the term ďbuild upĒ because often a shop will say that is what they need to do and I am trying to determine the level of effort they are...
04-13-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,074
Posted By force10

LBS building up a new bike for sale - what is involved

I'm curious how much they have to do and/or how much time is involved in preparing something like a mid-tier gravel or road bike from one of the larger manufacturers.

Is it running cables and...
04-08-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,132
Posted By force10

Its not that I want to get rid of it. More that...

Its not that I want to get rid of it. More that I'm uncertain if its the right bike.
04-07-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,132
Posted By force10

Thanks for the update. Did you ride your ALR...

Thanks for the update. Did you ride your ALR before returning it? I just picked one up and am deciding whether to keep it or maybe take it back for a Domane with a grx rear derailleur.

You...
04-05-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,682
Posted By force10

Oh wow.

Oh wow.
04-04-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,682
Posted By force10

Do you recall how much weight the fork saved,...

Do you recall how much weight the fork saved, approximately?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,133
Posted By force10

Really cool. I look forward to the pix. At...

Really cool. I look forward to the pix.

At least you bought a bike that should still be going strong when the kids get through college. :)
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