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08-02-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 304
Posted By spelger

you have more bike shoes than i have shoes. and...

you have more bike shoes than i have shoes. and that includes my bike shoes.

who are you really...Imelda?
08-02-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 1,351
Posted By spelger

and the relative flatness is really quite boring.

and the relative flatness is really quite boring.
08-02-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 304
Posted By spelger

shoes with laces...

once the argument about cycling hand signals is over can we start a new one over shoe laces vs velcro?

(disclaimer: my shoes have both)
07-31-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,335
Posted By spelger

sure, whatever. buying junk from china was not...

sure, whatever. buying junk from china was not even an option back then. today "junk from a junk yard" is more a figure of speech for me now.
07-29-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By spelger

are they going to pay him to wear it?

are they going to pay him to wear it?
07-28-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,171
Posted By spelger

still love his rendition of the US national...

still love his rendition of the US national anthem blending into purple haze. really good stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,444
Posted By spelger

depends on the croc. Mine on high won't boil....

depends on the croc. Mine on high won't boil. Probably why it was $6 at the thrift store.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,444
Posted By spelger

maybe i am just ignorant about waxing...the site...

maybe i am just ignorant about waxing...the site sells only one brand as far as i can tell so it seems to be it is just an advertisement. and i cannot find anything that states not to use paraffin....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,005
Posted By spelger

pretty good read. i always liked the idea of the...

pretty good read. i always liked the idea of the kicker but could just not justify the cost. but this is 1100 bucks? all it is is an under powered stepper motor with a long lead screw, some extruded...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,444
Posted By spelger

funny, that is about all anyone here is using....

funny, that is about all anyone here is using. Gulf Wax from the canning section of your local hardware or grocery store.

Edit: and i should add that it works very well on its own.
07-26-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,273
Posted By spelger

i'll bet the power pod could accurately measure...

i'll bet the power pod could accurately measure elevation if it only knew what your elevation was when you started.

my understanding is that it uses both grade and speed to help compute power....
07-26-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,446
Posted By spelger

oh crap, now you tell me. and i was on page 12.

oh crap, now you tell me. and i was on page 12.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 746
Posted By spelger

Glad you are ok. Get a new helmet.

Glad you are ok. Get a new helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,444
Posted By spelger

I li e in Nevada and the Temps are more than in...

I li e in Nevada and the Temps are more than in FL. I have two chains, one on bike, one in the crock in frozen wax. I keep the crock in the garage. 100+ in there during summer. No issues.

Waxing a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,005
Posted By spelger

totally agree. in winter when i ride in the...

totally agree. in winter when i ride in the garage it might be 20F outside and 40 inside. i start out pretty darn cold but within 5 minutes i am already sweating and the fan is blowing away. 40 can...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,005
Posted By spelger

exactly. i used to try to do some workouts over...

exactly. i used to try to do some workouts over the winter but since having the trainer, as boring at is can be sometimes (zwift makes is much less boring), it is wonderful to have. a local climb i...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,005
Posted By spelger

you cannot run zwift from a phone. to my...

you cannot run zwift from a phone. to my knowledge it must run from PC, Apple, maybe ipad...not sure. just go to the zwift site and see what you need. i set mine up 2 yrs ago and things change. maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,005
Posted By spelger

have a look in this forum for more indoor...

have a look in this forum for more indoor details.

https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/

My personal setup is quite simple: zwift installed on PC, HDMI wire to 40" TV all...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,005
Posted By spelger

Oh, and there is an indoor riding forum too.

Oh, and there is an indoor riding forum too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,005
Posted By spelger

You will love the core. Great with zwift and...

You will love the core. Great with zwift and other apps too.
07-23-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,702
Posted By spelger

your story was mine years ago. My gods are now...

your story was mine years ago. My gods are now grown so now I have lots of time to get in those longer rides. You will get there eventually.
07-23-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By spelger

this really does not sound too wise to me.

this really does not sound too wise to me.
07-22-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 828
Posted By spelger

Jump on craig's list. sure you can find something...

Jump on craig's list. sure you can find something suitable for quite cheap. i just had a look locally and the first thing that came up was a 32" for $40. mine was new at target for about $150 becasue...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,444
Posted By spelger

my life is a bit simple because i have only one...

my life is a bit simple because i have only one bike so only one chain. actually, two chains: one on the bike and the other at the bottom of a frozen solid chunk of wax in my crock pot. while heating...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By spelger

i generally do not descend fast when road...

i generally do not descend fast when road conditions are crappy, when when nice i fly.

fast is fun but only when safe. i'd hate to wipe on some of the descents i do, i fear that if i ever went...
07-20-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By spelger

you are correct, i only noticed the newbie and...

you are correct, i only noticed the newbie and not the date.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,783
Posted By spelger

and they will be disc.

and they will be disc.
07-19-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By spelger

two newbies in one day, combined posts to date: 3.

two newbies in one day, combined posts to date: 3.
07-19-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By spelger

neat if free and private. i don't think strava is...

neat if free and private. i don't think strava is free. i use cyclemeter and it sends email updates. i pay for it.
07-18-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 693
Posted By spelger

Will keep this short becasue i had a nice pint of...

Will keep this short becasue i had a nice pint of home brew and i have to eyhpe with one eey closed, seeing double now...anyway, seems you ride for about 45 minutes, how about thie fin...
07-18-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By spelger

awesome, where do I get one?

awesome, where do I get one?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 996
Posted By spelger

its not right to justify bad behaviour by...

its not right to justify bad behaviour by pointing out bad behaviour. i ride solo unless i meet up with someone on the fly. that said, put your safety in someone else's judgement if that is ok with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 996
Posted By spelger

would be happy to be cat 6 but those stop signs...

would be happy to be cat 6 but those stop signs keep holding me back. i miss england with all the roundabounts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 996
Posted By spelger

seems as if my comment does not apply to this...

seems as if my comment does not apply to this then. i come across a few intersections with a clearly posted sign along with the stop sign that states "opposing traffic does not stop." if you are the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 996
Posted By spelger

what's wrong with just stopping at the damn stop...

what's wrong with just stopping at the damn stop sign? or is that taboo?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 996
Posted By spelger

i told my daughter (who just got her license this...

i told my daughter (who just got her license this past wednesday) that it is her responsibility to make sure it is clear before proceeding. she had her first solo drive today. i do hope that advice...
07-17-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By spelger

i know, huh? those are seriously big.

i know, huh? those are seriously big.
07-17-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By spelger

I love the sound of a freshly waxed chain in the morning

Nice to hear nothing when i ride.

Markleeville fire canceled the Death Ride today. saw lots of riders. smoke in my little valley here in Reno. Here is a shot at the top side of Geiger, normally...
07-16-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By spelger

there are folks asking about taking a poop before...

there are folks asking about taking a poop before a ride. This is weird to me but tame in comparison.
07-16-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 693
Posted By spelger

I was stationed at RAF Lakenheath from '87 to...

I was stationed at RAF Lakenheath from '87 to '91. Loved nearly every minute of it. Would like to go back sometime. not too fond of the pubs closing at 11pm though.
07-16-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 693
Posted By spelger

like a private message? i did not get one.

like a private message? i did not get one.
07-16-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,133
Posted By spelger

seriously, a question about taking a crap?...

seriously, a question about taking a crap? thought i had seen everything here on BF. guess not.
07-15-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 693
Posted By spelger

Since i do not know exactly what type of method...

Since i do not know exactly what type of method is used to create resistance because i don't know the exact model i am going to guess by an electromagnetic process. any time electricity is used to...
07-15-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 693
Posted By spelger

i found this site with a bunch of Everlast users...

i found this site with a bunch of Everlast users manuals:

https://www.manualslib.com/brand/everlast/

could not find one for XV9 but that might be due to region. you being in the UK (i assume by...
07-15-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 693
Posted By spelger

what makes you think this is a shock hazard? i...

what makes you think this is a shock hazard? i see nothing in anything she wrote to indicate such. this could simply be a bug in the firmware (hard to admit because i am a firmware engineer).
...
07-14-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,632
Posted By spelger

Didn't know the term "y'alls" was an LA thing....

Didn't know the term "y'alls" was an LA thing. Recent transplant?

welcome to BF.
07-13-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,176
Posted By spelger

good story and glad you are healthy. so...why...

good story and glad you are healthy. so...why were you there?
07-13-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By spelger

thanks. wow, that is a really good list of things...

thanks. wow, that is a really good list of things to look out for. i really appreciate it.

my plan is to make pretty and ride it. it would be my second bike so i don't mind spending time doing it...
07-12-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By spelger

Potential first vintage buy

Found a mid-80s Trek 310 that looks to be in fairly decent condition. never bought vintage and was wondering if it is possible to replace the components to something more modern. or is that...
07-12-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,758
Posted By spelger

great, now i feel challenged. Geiger grade from...

great, now i feel challenged. Geiger grade from reno to virginia city is one of my favorite hills to climb (and the descent is pretty awsome). the road is in such good condition. when you left VC did...
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