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06-27-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By Andrey

Tried that :( Thank you anyway.

Tried that :( Thank you anyway.
06-27-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By Andrey

The "turn guidance" is enabled on the Edge. The...

The "turn guidance" is enabled on the Edge. The edge is navigating the course when I m riding, beeps and shows the turns, but the Garmin Connect does not "announce" street names. I m not sure...
06-27-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By Andrey

Thank you. How do I know if it is running? I...

Thank you.
How do I know if it is running?
I opened the app, within a few seconds it finds the Edge and connects to it. In Garmin Connect on the phone from the menu I choose Garmin devices, it...
06-27-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By Andrey

The app is open on the phone and it is connected...

The app is open on the phone and it is connected to the Edge 530.
06-27-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By Andrey

Question Garmin Edge 530 turn by turn announcements

My Edge 530 does not "say", "announce" turn- by-turn navigation. It is paired to my phone(Google Pixel 4a) that has Garmin Connect installed on it. Phone is paired to my headphones and all the...
Replies: 80
Views: 5,384
Posted By Andrey

Interesting, I was on the same ride in NJ. ...

Interesting, I was on the same ride in NJ.

It is my first brevet after a break for several years. It was also my friend's first brevet ever. I think we saw you at the finish and your Land...
12-29-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 335,543
Posted By Andrey

Earlier this year I got the Lumintop B01 light: ...

Earlier this year I got the Lumintop B01 light:
https://www.lumintoponline.com/lumintop-b01-850-lumens-rechargeable-21700-bicycle-light-p2093885.html

I' m impressed with the versatility of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,029
Posted By Andrey

I have this bag and it was mounted above the...

I have this bag and it was mounted above the bottom bracket for a while , but I eventually took it off and went back to a regular seat bag
https://outbiking.co.uk/dakine-hotlaps-gripper/...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,753
Posted By Andrey

Polartec Power Stretch

I also prefer summer or fall bib shorts or knickers and then thermal tights over the shorts for winter riding. After trying many different bibs and tights over the years I settled on Polartec Power...
Replies: 60
Views: 5,935
Posted By Andrey

I m in a similar boat now. I still have the...

I m in a similar boat now. I still have the original Selle Anatomica saddle that worked really well on 1000k + brevets. Earlier this year I purchased a new Selle Anatomica and undragged to carbon...
11-11-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By Andrey

Last year I finally solved cold hand issues...

Last year I finally solved cold hand issues riding during cold winter weather. I started using ski gloves when riding when temp drops below 20 deg F. I have a couple of cheap ski gloves, but hand...
11-03-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,784
Posted By Andrey

To adjust the saddle fore and aft I usually...

To adjust the saddle fore and aft I usually follow this balance test:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvRWxPddYU4
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By Andrey

Check out...

Check out these:https://dualeyewear.com/collections/cycling-sport
I have several glasses from them for cycling with 1.5 to 2.0 .
Forum: Northeast
10-08-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By Andrey

Here is another shorter option around New Platz,...

Here is another shorter option around New Platz, the ride is flat and very scenic with the views of the mountain ridge
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37728010
you can make it longer by going...
Forum: Northeast
10-08-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By Andrey

It is a pretty flat ride, because mostly it...

It is a pretty flat ride, because mostly it follows the rail trail, you may have some small hills around Tivoli, but they are minor. You also climb Kingston Bridge, but River road is beautiful in...
Forum: Northeast
10-08-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By Andrey

I would suggest going past New Paltz to Kingston...

I would suggest going past New Paltz to Kingston on the trail and check out the "strand" in Kingston(waterfront) and the uptown by Wall Street , then I would cross the Kingston bridge via the Empire...
09-06-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Andrey

Thank you. I found new Centaur rear mech...

Thank you. I found new Centaur rear mech RD13-CEBXS 10 spped on line in Canada. It is on the way.
09-05-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Andrey

Campy 10 speed rear derailleur question

I broke my 10 speed Ultra -Shift Centaur rear derailleur today riding on a very muddy trail. The trail was submurged under water for a couple of days after the hurricane and I thought it was dry...
Replies: 25
Views: 3,825
Posted By Andrey

Funny, I had a similar bike building idea many...

Funny, I had a similar bike building idea many years ago when I was building my long distance bike.
I did not want a 650b or low trail geo bikes, but I wanted a race or enduro geometry fast bike,...
08-03-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,152
Posted By Andrey

I think you will be fine with 32mm tires

I use 32 Gravel King tires on my cyclocross bike to ride gravel events in NY.
Farmer's Daughter Gravel Grinder in Chadam, NY coming up in a week. I rode it before with 32-35 mm tires and it was...
Forum: Introductions
07-28-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Andrey

Welcome to BF!

Welcome to BF!
07-22-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,170
Posted By Andrey

Saddle seems slightly lower that needed on the...

Saddle seems slightly lower that needed on the video. When you take off your hands of the bars I would bring them behind your back(do it on the trainer). It is called a balance test. If you keep...
Replies: 54
Views: 9,122
Posted By Andrey

That is the one I have. It is very bright and...

That is the one I have. It is very bright and shines to the side nicely. I do not mount it on the fenders though. I mount it on the rack or seat post.
https://spanninga.com/product/pixeo/
Replies: 54
Views: 9,122
Posted By Andrey

My latest set up is USB Cygolite Hotshots lights,...

My latest set up is USB Cygolite Hotshots lights, I have 3 different lights ranging from 100 to 150 lumens.
https://cygolite.com/product/hotshot-pro-150-usb/

The nice thing about the lights is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,674
Posted By Andrey

Chris Horner uses WD40 on his bike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__bQLdqoOHc&ab_channel=ChrisHorner
03-16-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,252
Posted By Andrey

my $0.02

I would get a couple of cheap stems in different length and a couple of cheap seat posts with different setbacks to try different positions. 5-10 mm makes a huge difference for me as far as comfort...
02-15-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,807
Posted By Andrey

I actually do not bother to turn both lights off,...

I actually do not bother to turn both lights off, they are always set to auto "on" once the bikes start moving. IQ-X switch could only be turned on/off when the light is powered by the hub, CYO has...
02-12-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,807
Posted By Andrey

I also have both lights and I use a small...

I also have both lights and I use a small additional battery light on both bikes .

I prefer the CYO premium over the IQ-X for off road, because it does not flicker as much at lower speed and...
02-10-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,405
Posted By Andrey

I have a Fenix BC30 V2 light. It is a big...

I have a Fenix BC30 V2 light.

It is a big disappointment from what I expected when reading about it.
The dual lenses do not provide enough reach to ride fast on road. The beam is very wide but...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10,389
Views: 3,125,985
Posted By Andrey

My CAAD 3 and CAAD 8 both would fit 28mm tires...

My CAAD 3 and CAAD 8 both would fit 28mm tires with Slice forks. I assume that CAAD 5 would also fit 28. Although I preferred running 25mm tires for more clearance.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,127
Posted By Andrey

I was just thinking those two exact tires will be...

I was just thinking those two exact tires will be my next set of tires. GP500 in 32 or 28 will go on my road bike and Terra Speed 35 on my cross bike though . I just retired older version of Conti...
Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12,313
Views: 2,661,463
Posted By Andrey

Ukrainian writing and flags

Ukrainian writing and flags
Replies: 20
Views: 4,588
Posted By Andrey

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/860x645/bike_e08fa48bb31732e1ab4e455bcaf3050f2659f636.jpg
I run 45 SKS longboard fenders on the road bike with 28- 32 mm tires. They did not fit...
01-13-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,845
Posted By Andrey

Did Estonia produce any bicycles in those years...

Did Estonia produce any bicycles in those years or is it making any now ?
01-12-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,845
Posted By Andrey

I used to ride a Tourist XB3 bike when I was...

I used to ride a Tourist XB3 bike when I was growing up in Ukraine. Our dream bikes as kids were Start Shosse because those were "real" race bikes that some of the older folks had.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By Andrey

Thanks. I did not know that. I always used this...

Thanks. I did not know that. I always used this tool to measure:
Stem Comparison Tool | yojimg.net (http://yojimg.net/bike/web_tools/stem.php)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By Andrey

I always thought that -17 degree stems are...

I always thought that -17 degree stems are parallel to the ground. I have several bikes with -17 degree stems.
(Maybe I need to measure it...visually they look parallel)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,554
Posted By Andrey

I had Gravel King slicks in 28 one one bike and...

I had Gravel King slicks in 28 one one bike and Conti GP4000 in 25 on the other bike. Both tires measured about the same on Campagnolo and Mavic wheels, about 27-28 mm(Conti GP400 ran very large)....
11-16-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,953
Posted By Andrey

You can do better than this!

You can do better than this!
11-16-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,953
Posted By Andrey

Appears some people come to this forum just for...

Appears some people come to this forum just for the sake of argument and prove their point . Some useful information would be nice instead.
11-16-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,953
Posted By Andrey

Does your post have anything to do with saddle...

Does your post have anything to do with saddle tilt?
11-16-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,953
Posted By Andrey

You are absolutely right. 100 miles is a a long...

You are absolutely right. 100 miles is a a long ride for most cyclists. I'll take it back.

(I meant to say that a pro or very fit rider can get away with very aggressive position, on a ride lake...
11-16-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,953
Posted By Andrey

30,50 or even a 100 miles are not long rides....

30,50 or even a 100 miles are not long rides. Most new riders do not know about the balance test and that is why that tilt the saddle down, because they sit on their penis like it was mentioned in...
11-11-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,953
Posted By Andrey

LOL. Why would you even sit on your penis?

LOL.
Why would you even sit on your penis?
11-05-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,953
Posted By Andrey

Professional riders can get away with saddle...

Professional riders can get away with saddle pointing down. They produce way more power on a given ride than we humans. Pros barely sit on the saddles, most of their weight is supported by their...
10-28-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,700
Posted By Andrey

I started using Shimano winter boots last year...

I started using Shimano winter boots last year and my toes were still cold after an hour on the bike when the temp was in the 30s. I also use chemical warmers inside the boots and they help a lot....
06-09-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,044
Posted By Andrey

People seem to be confused when I used to yell...

People seem to be confused when I used to yell "on your left" and would move erratically on the trails .
Now... since I got a Spurcycle bell people that walk on the left cross the road and start...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,691
Posted By Andrey

Judging by the handlebar pictures and stem it...

Judging by the handlebar pictures and stem it looks like you are too crammed inside the frame . Looks like you may tilt the handlebar forward a little so the bar ends point to rear brake caliper...
05-15-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By Andrey

After using Cool Stops Salmon for years I tried...

After using Cool Stops Salmon for years I tried Swiss Stops blue pads for aluminum rims and I think they are superior to Cool Stops, have better modulation. Wear seem OK also, although had them only...
03-23-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By Andrey

My bike fit is emphasized on comfort, means I can...

My bike fit is emphasized on comfort, means I can ride any distance without too much pain anywhere in my body .

I also never had a professional fit but all my road bikes are set up the same or...
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