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01-26-23, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 627
Posted By himespau

I think it's only one way in the other direction...

I think it's only one way in the other direction for the platform sync. I don't know of any other platform than FitBit that they allow data in from, but I could be wrong.
01-26-23, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By himespau

I'd tend to trust the device that was actually...

I'd tend to trust the device that was actually there rather than the software that calculated speed based on GPS positioning estimated elevation (to account for distance changes that don't happen in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 08:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,472
Posted By himespau

I always thought the Holland ExoGrid frame looked...

I always thought the Holland ExoGrid frame looked sort of cool. No real benefit other than looking cool, but I did really want one for some reason:...
01-24-23, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,029
Posted By himespau

Nice. Tri-bottle holders for bikes with no...

Nice. Tri-bottle holders for bikes with no mounts didn't occur to me, but now I look at it and wonder why. As long as you don't need a saddle bag, it's a great solution.
01-24-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 681
Posted By himespau

I have similarly never had a problem with my park...

I have similarly never had a problem with my park tool, but I don't tend to work with cranks that I haven't put on the bike myself with lots of thread cleaning and lubrication first.
01-24-23, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 389
Posted By himespau

That is an insane deal. I know several people...

That is an insane deal. I know several people who have one and love the build stability. A couple people (usually bigger power riders) have mentioned getting a lot higher power numbers on it...
01-24-23, 07:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 627
Posted By himespau

I wonder how the effort would have compared had...

I wonder how the effort would have compared had you been able to hook up with a large pace partner pack for the ride. Coco used to do Tempus Fugit in the 39-42 kph range depending on pack size. ...
01-17-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By himespau

I've got 3. One pista with one footpad and a...

I've got 3. One pista with one footpad and a plastic handle in my office. One pista with one footpad and a wooden handle in the basement next to my trainer. One superpista with a wooden handle and...
01-16-23, 10:45 PM
Replies: 21,473
Views: 4,115,526
Posted By himespau

$70 for 10 speed Chorus ergos? If they were...

$70 for 10 speed Chorus ergos? If they were local, I've have picked them up by now no matter what the seller called them. But then, I have a thing for 10 speed Campagnolo.
01-12-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 478
Posted By himespau

I like the Garmin Dual. There are a number of...

I like the Garmin Dual. There are a number of generic knock offs that tend to work well as well.
01-10-23, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By himespau

Shop for touring bikes?

Shop for touring bikes?
01-10-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,448
Posted By himespau

Sometimes you've just gotta caveman things.

Sometimes you've just gotta caveman things.
01-06-23, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 509
Posted By himespau

This whole having to say "food calories" every...

This whole having to say "food calories" every time I talk about energy storage with my students (for example comparing /g the energy stored in carbohydrates vs. lipids) is really annoying, but it's...
01-05-23, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,024
Posted By himespau

I got a used decent quality projector 3-4 years...

I got a used decent quality projector 3-4 years ago for ~$3-400. Not sure I could downgrade now from my ~11' diagonal screen and still feel the same.
Replies: 29
Views: 2,202
Posted By himespau

Nice, but, if I see an add saying unridden and...

Nice, but, if I see an add saying unridden and then see the grease on the chainrings/cogs that show me otherwise, I click away without looking further.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,098
Posted By himespau

That's a much higher end Addict Disc 20 than the...

That's a much higher end Addict Disc 20 than the 2020 model I saw. My point was that you were telling him he should be looking at a lower end bike like a 105/Tiagra bike and and the version of the...
01-04-23, 08:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 877
Posted By himespau

Looking forward to the build photos.

Looking forward to the build photos.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-23, 08:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,098
Posted By himespau

If you're not sure what size you need and are new...

If you're not sure what size you need and are new to cycling, try going used if at all possible. You get more bang for the buck, it's easier to recoup most of that if it doesn't work for you, and it...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-02-23, 10:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,824
Posted By himespau

Why do you need to go to a resort for XC? Any...

Why do you need to go to a resort for XC? Any park with trails (or maybe a completely snow-covered MUP) would seem to work. Guess I'm just a country boy (who has weak ankles and has never enjoyed...
12-21-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17,303
Views: 1,236,508
Posted By himespau

Yeah, that's the goal. To be able to look down...

Yeah, that's the goal. To be able to look down at the computer and get a number (or to look down during a computer and get an idea of your burn rate to see if you're meeting your plan).
12-20-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17,303
Views: 1,236,508
Posted By himespau

Basically, as I understand it, it's a rough (at...

Basically, as I understand it, it's a rough (at least when determined by algorithms), measure of your capacity (in kJ) above your lactate clearance threshold. Or how much energy stores you've got at...
12-18-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,939
Posted By himespau

Basically, it's a request to move this to the...

Basically, it's a request to move this to the P&R.
12-16-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,513
Posted By himespau

These are for the folks who are on the waiting...

These are for the folks who are on the waiting list for that $1000 Rene Herse rear derailleur that you have to have a bike custom-built around who need something to buy while they're waiting.
12-12-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,529
Posted By himespau

Am I sufferring deja vu? I could have sworn I...

Am I sufferring deja vu? I could have sworn I saw a blog post from him about this in my reader 2-3 months ago at least.
Replies: 33
Views: 1,186
Posted By himespau

I seem to remember that you used to like video...

I seem to remember that you used to like video games. Give Zwift a try.
12-12-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,016
Posted By himespau

Those are cool jerseys. Glad to hear you are...

Those are cool jerseys. Glad to hear you are safe.
12-07-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,049
Posted By himespau

Scientific American is not a journal, reputable...

Scientific American is not a journal, reputable or not. The "article" was not peer reviewed and is listed as a blog. The author has shown extreme bias against radio signals in previous work and has...
12-06-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By himespau

Glad it was that simple for you.

Glad it was that simple for you.
12-06-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17,303
Views: 1,236,508
Posted By himespau

That's how I do it. Usually my FTP test protocol...

That's how I do it. Usually my FTP test protocol is a hill climb race (when I'm usually on the lightest virtual bike I have - Cadex tri bike and disks if it's a flat TT), just because...
12-04-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17,303
Views: 1,236,508
Posted By himespau

Am I the only one who gets a bit salty when a...

Am I the only one who gets a bit salty when a website calls a week's training "Base" when it sure felt like pretty high intensity work to them? Log into intervals.icu, to see my load for the week...
12-02-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By himespau

Cool frame. Not used to seeing top tub internal...

Cool frame. Not used to seeing top tub internal brake routing starting on the drive side (since I go left-rear, that's something I notice).
12-02-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By himespau

Purdy.

Purdy.
11-21-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,052
Posted By himespau

It's the little thread that could.... :trainwreck:

It's the little thread that could.... :trainwreck:
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By himespau

Isn't there a vintage bike auction house...

Isn't there a vintage bike auction house somewhere in NY (or at least an antiques auction house that did periodic auctions of vintage bikes)? Sure, you'd have to give them a big cut, but that might...
11-17-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17,303
Views: 1,236,508
Posted By himespau

There are 2 different ways to stop your account...

There are 2 different ways to stop your account so that you can later restart it, and it's kind of confusing and not explained well (that might be on purpose). Pausing it stops it for a set period of...
11-14-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By himespau

I will concede that, in that location, they call...

I will concede that, in that location, they call it a Neo Bike Smart. Many advertisements that I've seen, simply call it a Tacx Neo Bike smart trainer with the s lower case implying it is a...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-08-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By himespau

thread title.

thread title.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,546
Posted By himespau

Man, it's been a while since I've had some good...

Man, it's been a while since I've had some good stollen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stollen).
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,693
Posted By himespau

I mean, other than the internal routing, are the...

I mean, other than the internal routing, are the other two things fairly easy to buy and upgrade your current bike to? A lot cheaper than a whole new bike. Probably less fun though.
Forum: Touring
10-25-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,642
Posted By himespau

I wonder which of the fixes from 8 years ago...

I wonder which of the fixes from 8 years ago lasted. How many of those racks are still on the road.
10-25-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 133,227
Posted By himespau

Mine appears to be your bike's sibling. At least...

Mine appears to be your bike's sibling. At least as far as I can tell (printing is very light and incomplete), mine is 2760 8.
...
10-24-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,982
Posted By himespau

Better from a profit or relationship with an...

Better from a profit or relationship with an individual customer sense, no. Better in that they are not in breach of contract with their big suppliers and get to stay in business (assuming their...
10-24-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 133,227
Posted By himespau

OK, as long as they're providing the info for...

OK, as long as they're providing the info for people when needed, that's good enough. I didn't know if you were trying to maintain a database and wanted the Ti exemplars as reference points. Mine...
10-23-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 133,227
Posted By himespau

Is there any value in listing the serial number...

Is there any value in listing the serial number of my Litespeed-build Merckx Titanium EX? Or is that likely a completely different number format used by Litespeed and not EM?
10-19-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,176
Views: 314,109
Posted By himespau

Most of my trainer music (rarely listen on the...

Most of my trainer music (rarely listen on the road) is of the angry rock or bumping bass with a good beat variety with a few exceptions. While the genres vary widely, what a lot of them have in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,625
Posted By himespau

I just buy the cheapest helmet that seems safe to...

I just buy the cheapest helmet that seems safe to me. MIPS or not. Pretty much because I have yet to see a widely accepted 3rd party testing standard and don't really trust that any company's...
10-18-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By himespau

That might be time to talk with a carbon bike...

That might be time to talk with a carbon bike repair company.
10-18-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,137
Posted By himespau

Not that I'm going to spend 4 grand on an ebike,...

Not that I'm going to spend 4 grand on an ebike, but that seems like a pretty high end item to be offering buy one get one free, which is a model I more expect out of Payless shoes or groceries.
10-18-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,988
Posted By himespau

No, but I use Campagnolo differential brakes...

No, but I use Campagnolo differential brakes (dual pivot front, side pull rear). The main benefit is the slightly greater clearance in the rear, but I don't mind that the rear, which I mainly use to...
10-17-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By himespau

I didn't mean to come off as complaining about...

I didn't mean to come off as complaining about your tone. I'm just in a situation where my wife doesn't get why I need to have 2 bikes (don't tell her about the other framesets I have waiting to...
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