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Forum: Northeast
09-30-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I'm in Union county and I've never seen anything...

I'm in Union county and I've never seen anything useful for our area and 'counties west'. You're probably going to need to calculate them (watch the hypotenuse, Dr Pythagoras). Depends on what...
09-29-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,336
Posted By blacknbluebikes

We're (really) talking about blowing out body...

We're (really) talking about blowing out body fluids and hitting someone accidentally. It's accidental, but still a "wrong". Getting on someone's wheel uninvited and unannounced, also a "wrong",...
09-29-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 607
Posted By blacknbluebikes

still here.

still here.
09-28-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 836
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I've always seen the on-bike camera as an...

I've always seen the on-bike camera as an exercise in wishful thinking. Not throwing rocks at those who use them, but after all these years it has never been an obvious solution to anything. "Can I...
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By blacknbluebikes

boils down to how many hours and dollars you're...

boils down to how many hours and dollars you're willing to give on this. if the answer is "limited" then keep walking. if the answer is "I'm looking for a project and I don't mind spending time and...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-28-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By blacknbluebikes

we're all hanging here...

we're all hanging here...
09-28-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 607
Posted By blacknbluebikes

everything in moderation, including sobriety.

everything in moderation, including sobriety.
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Lunch around here is $15.

Lunch around here is $15.
09-22-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 457
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Not typically my "goto" brand, but I have been...

Not typically my "goto" brand, but I have been impressed with the durability and quality pair I have from Specialized. Don't tell anyone, OK ?
09-20-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 864
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I do what you're asking with Garmin. I have a...

I do what you're asking with Garmin. I have a 130+ unit on the handlebars, recording GPS data and pedal power-meter data. I create segments on the webportal for Garmin Connect. These segments can...
09-19-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 933
Posted By blacknbluebikes

"Hill difficulty" is a concept that *has to* be...

"Hill difficulty" is a concept that *has to* be relative only to oneself - hard for me may not be hard for you, big dog. So, I'd say that Joules delivered is a good measure representing the work...
09-19-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By blacknbluebikes

You've been around here a long time, you know...

You've been around here a long time, you know what you're doing. My take is - this is a matter of months, so keep it cheap, man. I'd choose a dumb friction trainer over anything trying to be both...
09-19-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By blacknbluebikes

water balloon full of latex paint also effective,...

water balloon full of latex paint also effective, less lethal.
09-19-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 864
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Somehow, I'm still amazed. I shouldn't be, but I...

Somehow, I'm still amazed. I shouldn't be, but I am. Somebody puts a ton of hard work into creating something of value - in this case, it's software. They take it from a thought to a prototype to...
09-19-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,355
Posted By blacknbluebikes

This reminds me of " This food is horrible! ...

This reminds me of " This food is horrible! Taste it! " Ahhh... no thanks.
09-13-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 544
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Glarner ... Long time commuter? over 200miles...

Glarner ... Long time commuter? over 200miles per week? You are a fanatic in denial. Get aspirational, spoil yourself and buy something really cool, way out there and much more expensive than...
09-12-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 877
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Best album Spinal Tap never made...

Best album Spinal Tap never made...
09-08-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Anyone who buys - pls post notes, would...

Anyone who buys - pls post notes, would appreciate hearing your experience. thx.
Forum: Commuting
09-07-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,998
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I'm a proponent of bike lanes, and I agree with...

I'm a proponent of bike lanes, and I agree with you about putting some limits on the bike lane. It's just getting a little too crazy for folks to cross the street. Pedal powered riders have been "a...
09-06-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 898
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I propose that long-term owner happiness is...

I propose that long-term owner happiness is actually not about the material at all, but more about "enduring confidence that you did the cool thing." Stay with me here... Gosh, we get questions...
08-31-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 785
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Was the bike red?

Was the bike red?
08-10-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I've got PI, Primal, Spesh bibs, but now prefer...

I've got PI, Primal, Spesh bibs, but now prefer Craft. Worth checking out, not cheap, been very durable - no stretch, no thin-out, colorfast.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Thx for the followup, makes healthy threads. I,...

Thx for the followup, makes healthy threads. I, too, have found Wahoo support to be quite respectable.
08-10-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By blacknbluebikes

check out Garmin 130+ here...

check out Garmin 130+ here (https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/698436) I wanted something small that will handle upgrades. I use it with wahoo HRM, Garmin Rally power meter pedal, uploads to Garmin...
08-07-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Always catch myself staring at well-built frames.

Always catch myself staring at well-built frames.
08-07-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,481
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I recently purchased a new Squirrel Release...

I recently purchased a new Squirrel Release System (SRS) that attaches below the saddle and leverages both AI engagement logic and integrated radar sensors to recognize Canine Pursuit Incidents...
08-07-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Call / write the company, seems like only way to...

Call / write the company, seems like only way to ensure a competent answer. Their website makes it pretty easy.
08-07-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,374
Posted By blacknbluebikes

was thinking the same thing. don't see too much...

was thinking the same thing. don't see too much fork failure, never before with live bait. cxwrench , were you there? how'd the rider handle that?
08-06-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Very sorry to have 'ghosted' this thread, ran...

Very sorry to have 'ghosted' this thread, ran into some unexpected bills and that bike's been stuck on the stand for weeks now. ugh. I have your posting in my cart along with a few others - if...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,821
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Kafka lives here. I can't separate the real from...

Kafka lives here. I can't separate the real from the flat-out insane.
08-04-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By blacknbluebikes

might try aluminum foil for sitbone print. wide...

might try aluminum foil for sitbone print. wide seats are generally not your friend, unless we're talking grandma riding the trike around the senior living complex. also, bike shorts with well...
Forum: Recumbent
08-04-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By blacknbluebikes

spend some time climbing some hills before you...

spend some time climbing some hills before you make any mods. more likely you'll want to change the cassette rather than the chainring. might find some good "learning" here, too: ...
08-01-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Oyster are you still looking at forming this...

Oyster are you still looking at forming this insurance product? Long time, no post. Genuinely curious as to what you've learned.
07-29-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 904
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Is it your wall or the landlord's wall ?

Is it your wall or the landlord's wall ?
07-29-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By blacknbluebikes

To get your red star back you will need to send...

To get your red star back you will need to send 30 Bitcoin and we will decrypt it for you.
Bhuuhahhahhah hahahaha.
07-14-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Thanks for the post - would not have known...

Thanks for the post - would not have known otherwise.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By blacknbluebikes

call spesh customer support. they've answered...

call spesh customer support. they've answered that question for me before. they just need the serial number
07-14-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,091
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I will certainly be sympathetic to the poor...

I will certainly be sympathetic to the poor parents who have to visit the daughter in jail where she belongs.
07-14-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,056
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Here's another "Old Man's Silly Question"... What...

Here's another "Old Man's Silly Question"... What are you saving the money for, if not for something that you so clearly enjoy? Your estate?
07-13-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I dug into it a while back, years ago, stuck with...

I dug into it a while back, years ago, stuck with it for about 3 months, moved on. Didn't really lead me to conclusions or strategies that I couldn't already feel in my legs. Important: I was not...
07-13-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,470
Posted By blacknbluebikes

A gram of protein contains 4 calories. Typical...

A gram of protein contains 4 calories. Typical males need 1500 calories per day minimum. That implies 375 grams (13.2 oz) per day. Straight math. Cycling burns 400-600 calories per hour for most...
06-24-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By blacknbluebikes

for the bike, 99% of my work is 8Nm or less. I'd...

for the bike, 99% of my work is 8Nm or less. I'd bet 90% is 4, 5 or 6 NM.
06-14-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,452
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Am I the only one having indigestion with...

Am I the only one having indigestion with "fitness" and "e-bike" in the same sentence?
06-14-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Love PS, but he certainly doesn't appear in the...

Love PS, but he certainly doesn't appear in the least bit hungry these days.
06-14-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By blacknbluebikes

sorry. I got lost over the weekend. SILVER if...

sorry. I got lost over the weekend. SILVER if you gots...
06-09-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By blacknbluebikes

WTB: Campy Record 10 front brake caliper

Gotta replace it, don't ask. (urrrgh). Need front brake caliper to replace same on 2005 vintage. I'm seeing a few on Ebay but thought I would check this crowd. If someone has front/back set that...
06-08-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,517
Posted By blacknbluebikes

OK, three minutes lost. Now back to "Maximum...

OK, three minutes lost. Now back to "Maximum Seat Height" for value-added learning.
06-08-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By blacknbluebikes

About a third of my firm's updates are driven by...

About a third of my firm's updates are driven by cyber security. Another third are driven by required software updates within the tech stack componentry. Like never before, it's tough to keep apps...
06-06-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By blacknbluebikes

As said above, start with a tune-up. That 105...

As said above, start with a tune-up. That 105 groupset is fine and parts are readily available.
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