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06-17-24, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 581
Posted By wheelreason

Good ride is in the eye of the beholder....

Good ride is in the eye of the beholder....
06-15-24, 05:32 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,147
Posted By bikemig

I'm not a subscriber so I can't see how I stack...

I'm not a subscriber so I can't see how I stack up against others around my age. The only thing I get any laurels for is being the local legend on some of the segments and I'm good with that. As long...
06-12-24, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By plumberroy

Excited! Doctor cleared me to ride 🤓

I just returned home from a doctor appointment to check progress of my April 1st foot surgery. I am out of the heavy ass boot and cleared to ride. My bike rack is on the vehicle and the tires aired...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-24, 09:57 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 6,083
Posted By genejockey

If the cops put "like a couple gay cyclists" IN...

If the cops put "like a couple gay cyclists" IN THE INDICTMENT, it's not just about the political views of the person who witnessed it. It leads one to question the severity of their treatment -...
06-07-24, 06:53 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,714
Posted By Aardwolf

I'm old and not very fast, but I do get more time...

I'm old and not very fast, but I do get more time to enjoy the scenery.
Plus I'm retired so I'm not in a rush to get somewhere else.
And I've got room for at least one more vintage bike.

Think...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-24, 10:43 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 6,083
Posted By Aubergine

There are states in the US that I will never go...

There are states in the US that I will never go because they are doing their best to make it illegal for me to exist.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-24, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 875
Posted By mphey

Beginning a daily meditation practice four years...

Beginning a daily meditation practice four years ago was probably the best thing that ever happened to my cycling.
06-05-24, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By Hermes

Age 75. I use the In Body at my gym that measures...

Age 75. I use the In Body at my gym that measures impedance via feet and hands. It provides a full report including visceral fat. My BF was 8.2% by the device and low visceral fat. The test was in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-24, 06:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,815
Posted By DaveSSS

Most of us in our seventies won't find power...

Most of us in our seventies won't find power values very valuable because we're not training to race. At this age, just not getting slower each year is an accomplishment. I never owned a power...
06-01-24, 08:41 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,714
Posted By big chainring

I'm old and slow but still like to ride in a...

I'm old and slow but still like to ride in a group now and then. I find it exhilarating. Raced a bit in my youth, but good lord its almost 50 yrs since I first raced in a madison/team race event, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-24, 12:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,626
Posted By Mojo31

Well, duh - new bike for sure.

Well, duh - new bike for sure.
05-31-24, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Black wallnut

Cookies and cache are two different things. Clear...

Cookies and cache are two different things. Clear both for Strava or clear all. Close that tab or the whole window. Restart browser or open new window, try again, Still having troubles clear all and...
05-31-24, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By PeteHski

So one thing you could do immediately is simply...

So one thing you could do immediately is simply note your power output during these periods of intensity and recovery.
05-30-24, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By base2

The mobile browser working is the tell. It is a...

The mobile browser working is the tell. It is a local machine issue of some sort.

Recently a site I frequented broke under Firefox. The solution was to use Safari. There is no shortage of browsers...
05-30-24, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By howaboutme

Try clearing your cache. Depending on what your...

Try clearing your cache. Depending on what your browser is, it's in different places. Doing this may (depending on what you click or unclick) log you out of anything you are logged into so have...
05-30-24, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By RChung

I think one of the uses of power data is to...

I think one of the uses of power data is to figure out what you're good at, and what you need to work on. People say, "train your weakness, race your strength" but I used to choose my races to...
05-30-24, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By Hermes

Generally, riders can be divided into two groups....

Generally, riders can be divided into two groups. One that likes torque in their legs over time and the other that likes torque but in short bursts. I am a bursty rider. I suffer a lot on time...
05-28-24, 06:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By PeteHski

As per your other thread, at this stage I would...

As per your other thread, at this stage I would just log the power data and observe how it varies over your normal rides. The advantage of logging power over speed is that it is largely independent...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-24, 05:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,815
Posted By PeteHski

If you simply keep track of your average power...

If you simply keep track of your average power during rides, it will give you an idea of your general cycling fitness over time. It’s not that different to logging your average speed, except it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-24, 04:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,815
Posted By terrymorse

It means you have begun down the slippery slope...

It means you have begun down the slippery slope of power based training.

There is no going back. Enjoy the ride.
05-24-24, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By Duragrouch

Her fault, but always try to ride and drive...

Her fault, but always try to ride and drive defensively. You also could have run into something that was supposed to be there, like a car about to back up to parallel park.
05-24-24, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By jadmt

She was on the wrong side of the road?

She was on the wrong side of the road?
05-24-24, 08:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,101
Posted By rsbob

Insufficient evidence to substantiate claim of...

Insufficient evidence to substantiate claim of hysteria. Objection overruled.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-24, 09:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,385
Posted By PeteHski

The more expensive helmets are usually lighter...

The more expensive helmets are usually lighter and have better ventilation and or aero. Protection ratings vary independently of price to some extent. Fit is King with helmets and again the more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-24, 09:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,385
Posted By Iride01

No, the independent testing of helmets for...

No, the independent testing of helmets for protecting your head has shown that there are ones that protect well and those that don't protect as well at all the different price levels.

Regardless,...
05-23-24, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By 10 Wheels

Take it to a bike shop.

Take it to a bike shop.
05-19-24, 07:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,699
Posted By MoAlpha

I have a fusion at C5-6 and prosthetic disks at...

I have a fusion at C5-6 and prosthetic disks at the levels above and below. I had it done at the old Walter Reed and at my last follow-up visit I was cleared to hump a 100 lb ruck. :lol: I was...
05-16-24, 12:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,872
Posted By 70sSanO

Most of these technology improvement threads end...

Most of these technology improvement threads end up going the same direction. If someone doesn't need it, it is not better. The reality is tubeless is an improvement over tubes, but if someone...
05-12-24, 10:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,872
Posted By Koyote

Tell me again that tubeless is stupid

Yesterday I rode a gravel race. It was going according to plan: in the first few miles I fell in with a good group of riders, we worked together well and made good time, and I was having one of my...
05-11-24, 04:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,667
Posted By Chuck M

14 degrees? That sounds like a lot and I can...

14 degrees? That sounds like a lot and I can almost feel you sliding forward from here. What was your saddle angle before?

I have my bikes pretty much where I want them as far as saddle height,...
05-10-24, 02:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,477
Posted By MinnMan

Me too. That's because the two of us consume so...

Me too. That's because the two of us consume so much and have developed a tolerance. Whether it is genetic is debatable.

As to youtube telling you that such sites are accurate, I suggest you...
05-09-24, 08:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Iride01

Short rides at high intensity always seemed to...

Short rides at high intensity always seemed to have me eating more Calories back than I burned. Longer slower rides of 2 plus hours always seemed to do more for weight.

At your age and current...
05-08-24, 06:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,714
Posted By rosefarts

In my racing days, I was a climber and a time...

In my racing days, I was a climber and a time trialer. I could out sprint the actually good climbers if they were all that was left at the finish line. I was especially good at gravel before gravel....
05-07-24, 08:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,714
Posted By 79pmooney

I was a bench warmer in all the sports I had to...

I was a bench warmer in all the sports I had to do in my school days except mediocre in cross-country and 2nd string hockey goalie that played every time #1 got hurt. Summer after college, the...
05-07-24, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,936
Posted By bboy314

Prepare for more mixed answers. It’s your bike,...

Prepare for more mixed answers. It’s your bike, who cares what other people think? Especially strangers on the internet.

How’s the tire clearance?
05-05-24, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By _ForceD_

There is a Strava discussion forum that...

There is a Strava discussion forum that frequently covers issues like this with the app, and with accessing your account via web browser.

https://communityhub.strava.com

Dan
05-03-24, 09:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,147
Posted By rsbob

After 5 days of moving mulch around the...

After 5 days of moving mulch around the homestead, was finally able to get back on the bike and it was a good day. Maybe the legs enjoyed the rest. Strava handle: RickyRocket. This segment is a 3.1...
05-03-24, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By rsbob

If you are not using a browser, delete and...

If you are not using a browser, delete and re-load the app. Just spit-balling.
05-03-24, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By terrymorse

See if the problem is isolated to a specific...

See if the problem is isolated to a specific browser or app. In other words, try accessing Strava using different browsers, and using the app on your phone.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-24, 01:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,492
Posted By Maelochs

Define "matter."

Define "matter."
05-02-24, 01:10 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,714
Posted By Maelochs

Not so interested in labels. I am not a...

Not so interested in labels.

I am not a "cyclist" (and certainly not a "serious cyclist") or anything else .... though I have been riding my whole life and don't intend to stop ....

In light...
05-02-24, 11:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,841
Posted By Jughed

one and done ...

one and done
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05-02-24, 02:25 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,969
Posted By tFUnK

Yeah I suppose. I mean, I can also get scooters,...

Yeah I suppose. I mean, I can also get scooters, skate boards, roller skates used off of Craigslist. Secrecy is definitely not the primary reason I ride a bike.
05-01-24, 11:25 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,969
Posted By Maelochs

People who are imprisoned in their own minds ...

People who are imprisoned in their own minds ...
04-12-24, 03:22 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 12,801
Posted By Trakhak

The story is actually even better than that....

The story is actually even better than that. After the story of Specialized going after the Montreal bike shop over the Roubaix name hit the news, Fuji's management pointed out to Specialized that...
04-12-24, 08:20 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 12,801
Posted By BillyD

:lol: The power of Bike Forums.

:lol: The power of Bike Forums.
03-28-24, 01:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,674
Posted By mstateglfr

https://tannus.com/airless-tires/ The best...

https://tannus.com/airless-tires/

The best way to not puncture an inner tube is to not have one to begin with.
Best way to do this is to have a tubeless tire setup with sealant.
Second best way...
03-22-24, 11:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,098
Posted By pepperbelly

New old guy jersey

After reading the long thread about old guys in team jerseys I thought I would post a pic of my latest purchase.
How is this for cool?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-24, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,258
Posted By PeteHski

With shoes it really comes down to personal fit....

With shoes it really comes down to personal fit. So focus mostly on fitting, especially width and volume. Also pay attention to arch support. Standard insoles tend to be a bit flat and unsupportive. ...
03-02-24, 10:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,482
Posted By Iride01

I think most of us would agree that a fitter or...

I think most of us would agree that a fitter or any other person that can see you on the bike in person will stand a better chance of getting your issue solved. Even pic's and video's don't provide...
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