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06-08-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,403
Posted By gpburdell

Thus my caution about whether or not you already...

Thus my caution about whether or not you already have other Ryobi battery powered tools. If that pump would be your _only_ Ryobi battery tool it'd be pretty expensive and there are likely other more...
05-07-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By gpburdell

This is how it is supposed to work, and is also...

This is how it is supposed to work, and is also how it works with my FR235 and Edge 830.

If the OP is seeing different behavior, something is not working properly.
05-03-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By gpburdell

You forgot to factor in the probability of theft...

You forgot to factor in the probability of theft as well as the distribution of that theft probability between pro and joyrider - since that differentiator relates to the actual probability of...
04-29-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,997
Posted By gpburdell

I split time between a metro suburb and a...

I split time between a metro suburb and a somewhat rural area. Oddly enough it's seemed that contactless payments were adopted faster in the rural area, perhaps because so many of the places are...
04-28-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,230
Posted By gpburdell

Not sure what you're looking for here? You missed...

Not sure what you're looking for here? You missed the opportunity to set things straight with the BF by not inspecting the stuff on its return. Later on when you discovered the damage, she made a...
04-27-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,992
Posted By gpburdell

As discussed earlier, they're northbound on a...

As discussed earlier, they're northbound on a five+ lane road with plenty of opportunity for cars to get by them.

Here's their location: https://www.google.com/maps/@33.8146451,-84.3920584,18.13z...
04-25-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By gpburdell

2" heli tape (aka paint protection film).

2" heli tape (aka paint protection film).
04-25-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,282
Posted By gpburdell

Not sure which products you're looking at, but...

Not sure which products you're looking at, but micro-B is till very much the predominant charging port among the cycling and non-cycling products I've seen, though some top-of-the-line headphones and...
04-21-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,220
Posted By gpburdell

... and yet we drive on parkways and park in...

... and yet we drive on parkways and park in driveways... :lol:
04-20-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,282
Posted By gpburdell

No there wouldn't be. As you and others observe,...

No there wouldn't be. As you and others observe, there's likely an extremely small market for such a device - particularly since by the time a manuf makes a GPS device with speed display it's kind...
04-20-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,220
Posted By gpburdell

In my state it's illegal for anyone over 12 years...

In my state it's illegal for anyone over 12 years old to ride on the sidewalk... though I've also never heard of it being enforced.

Even with no pedestrians to contend with, sidewalks present...
04-15-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By gpburdell

Clever! And I imagine you can set the date to be...

Clever! And I imagine you can set the date to be some time in the past so it doesn't affect any recent stats.
04-13-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,825
Posted By gpburdell

That was actually a pretty decent video. I'd...

That was actually a pretty decent video.

I'd note that in the months since the video was created, Apple has reduced the time until the AirTag begins announcing it's presence either by chirp or an...
04-12-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,595
Posted By gpburdell

probably need to take some good pulls off a...

probably need to take some good pulls off a whiskey bottle to think they'd say yes... :lol:
04-11-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,595
Posted By gpburdell

Pretty clear that you'd be availing yourself of...

Pretty clear that you'd be availing yourself of one of the benefits of the ride without paying for that benefit by signing up for the ride.

Freeloader would be the more generic term for such an...
04-09-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,406
Posted By gpburdell

just be sure to save enuf in the cylinder for the...

just be sure to save enuf in the cylinder for the owner…. :lol:
04-06-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,475
Posted By gpburdell

FWIW, here's Georgia's version (as I understand...

FWIW, here's Georgia's version (as I understand it). Interesting exclusions. :eek:

O.C.G.A 40-6-291 (https://law.justia.com/codes/georgia/2010/title-40/chapter-6/article-13/part-1/40-6-291/): "The...
04-04-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 28,499
Posted By gpburdell

I've owned various Garmin running watches for...

I've owned various Garmin running watches for years, and in my experience it's best to wait a few months before buying any new model unless there's some specific feature you just can't live without. ...
04-01-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By gpburdell

I honestly don't know one way or the other, and...

I honestly don't know one way or the other, and am not sufficiently interested to research the matter. Just putting it out as something the OP might wish to check.
04-01-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By gpburdell

I don't know much about the etrex 30 - seems like...

I don't know much about the etrex 30 - seems like a hiking focused unit rather than a cycling focused one - but general advice is if the device is sold for different regions around the world, be sure...
03-31-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,825
Posted By gpburdell

And here we have an example that your bike...

And here we have an example that your bike security needn't be perfect, it just needs to be better than the other guys.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,989
Posted By gpburdell

Unless in a left-side drive country... which the...

Unless in a left-side drive country... which the context seems to be since OP mentioned passing on the right put them at the edge of the travel lane.
03-25-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,880
Posted By gpburdell

They have meds for that now... :P

They have meds for that now... :P
03-25-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By gpburdell

FWIW, Trek/Bontrager has a helmet with mounts for...

FWIW, Trek/Bontrager has a helmet with mounts for their Ion/Flare front & rear lights.
...
03-24-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,825
Posted By gpburdell

We really need to figure out how to implement a...

We really need to figure out how to implement a bicycle equivalent of the Trunk Monkey (https://www.suburbanautogroup.com/trunk-monkey-videos/)...

...
03-23-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,400
Posted By gpburdell

Can't tell you how many used cars I've checked...

Can't tell you how many used cars I've checked out which STANK to high Heaven from cigarette smoke -- or the nasty crap the dealer used to try to cover it up.

I might consider buying a new car...
03-23-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,825
Posted By gpburdell

More specific questions might be helpful in...

More specific questions might be helpful in getting the answers you seek.

Some folks have had bikes stolen, some have not. Some incidents are thefts of opportunity, some are specifically targeted....
Forum: Southeast
03-22-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By gpburdell

Greenville Swamp Rabbit trail is nice. In...

Greenville Swamp Rabbit trail is nice.

In the Atlanta area you have a lot of trails - Silver Comet, Big Creek Greenway, Atlanta Beltline, etc.

You may wish to try out...
03-18-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,630
Posted By gpburdell

FYI - the rack I ordered for my wife's car two...

FYI - the rack I ordered for my wife's car two months ago shipped in three days and arrived in just under a week.

Their website was then claiming order "ship within 3-7 business days" as it is...
03-17-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,089
Posted By gpburdell

Another aspect of flashing vs steady is that...

Another aspect of flashing vs steady is that you'll get longer run time when flashing. However, laws vary as to lighting so best to check.

IMHO there's a balance between bright enough to help you...
03-16-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,400
Posted By gpburdell

I take it that LaserjockTN is thinking more along...

I take it that LaserjockTN is thinking more along the lines of why can't that shop in Kalamazoo box up the bike and ship it to him?

They get paid in full, he gets the bike.

With the rule...
03-16-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,089
Posted By gpburdell

You don't mention your riding environment. ...

You don't mention your riding environment.

Rural riding would tend to encourage brighter lighting than city due to the higher speeds and longer distances. Though of course that can vary based on...
03-16-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,274
Posted By gpburdell

The correct number of bikes is N+1. :lol: ...

The correct number of bikes is N+1. :lol:

You'll likely find folks have varying numbers of bikes, and likely for different purposes.

I presently own two - a hybrid and a road bike.

I've had...
03-16-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,400
Posted By gpburdell

Out of curiosity, since you mentioned you were in...

Out of curiosity, since you mentioned you were in the business, how much of the shop's monthly overhead went to inventory carrying costs as well as the cost of the space to store all the inventory...
03-14-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,400
Posted By gpburdell

Pricing appears to be the same for all three...

Pricing appears to be the same for all three options; shipping cost appears as a Destination Fee ($50) in the mocked up order I played around with. Shows as $8.99 shipping initially but changes to...
03-14-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,400
Posted By gpburdell

Out of curiosity I mocked up an order at...

Out of curiosity I mocked up an order at Specialized.com

Total price appears to be identical for all three options, whether Ship to Home, Specialized Delivery, or Pick Up In-Store. With the latter...
03-14-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By gpburdell

FWIW, Strava made at least one change Thursday,...

FWIW, Strava made at least one change Thursday, perhaps there were others?

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2022/03/strava-abruptly-ends-3rd-party-data-push-to-apple-health.html
03-09-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,630
Posted By gpburdell

Personally I'm happy with the narrower standard...

Personally I'm happy with the narrower standard crossbar setup - I'd be concerned with slop with the wider crossbars. Guess that's another personal-preference matter.

BTW -- while you've already...
03-09-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,630
Posted By gpburdell

Yep, particularly with the 2nd bike spot where...

Yep, particularly with the 2nd bike spot where you might alternate between carrying a spouse's bike and a kid's bike. In some instances I suspect one could find a middle-ground crossbar spot that...
03-09-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,630
Posted By gpburdell

Seems like everyone is doing ramps now. :) The...

Seems like everyone is doing ramps now. :) The Kuat NV 2.0 has a ramp accessory available, as does 1UP (https://www.1up-usa.com/product/v-style-ramp/). Definitely would help some folks in getting...
03-09-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,630
Posted By gpburdell

I appreciate the detail, and I imagine sdmc530...

I appreciate the detail, and I imagine sdmc530 does as well. Much of this is a matter of individual needs (i.e. fatbike capability which I never see needing) or individual preferences (I see the use...
03-08-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,630
Posted By gpburdell

FYI: the 2" receiver racks come with a locking...

FYI: the 2" receiver racks come with a locking hitch pin now.

With my wife's ebike the rear fender only comes down to about 10 o'clock so I was able to move a spool down one hole and it comes in...
03-08-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,630
Posted By gpburdell

It is a solid rack -- I bought the $750 Kuat Base...

It is a solid rack -- I bought the $750 Kuat Base NV 2.0 for my wife's car when she bought an ebike with fenders. (at the time I thought I couldn't make a 1UP rack work with her bike)

Two things...
03-08-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,630
Posted By gpburdell

Yes, good information for folks to be aware of...

Yes, good information for folks to be aware of when considering these. Two keys per lock.

1UP does let you buy just the lock portion, each coming with two keys, and they're $11.05 each when...
03-08-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,630
Posted By gpburdell

All of the 1UP racks use the binding ball to...

All of the 1UP racks use the binding ball to steady the rack in the receiver. This or similar is common to the Yakima and Kuat racks I've owned or seen.

With the 1.25-2" Quik Rack Single model,...
03-08-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,630
Posted By gpburdell

I own two 1UP racks - one for me that I've had a...

I own two 1UP racks - one for me that I've had a while, and one for my wife we bought more recently after she bought an ebike. The company's customer service has been fantastic at quickly answering...
03-07-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,403
Posted By gpburdell

When I was a kid my father put it clearly - "Just...

When I was a kid my father put it clearly - "Just 'cuz they're supposed to doesn't mean they will"...
03-04-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,510
Posted By gpburdell

You think the OP's B group is going to be able to...

You think the OP's B group is going to be able to drop an ebike rider if he's on a class-3 with assist to 28mph?



As I'd posted, yes OP needed to be extremely clear to the new guy about the...
03-03-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,634
Posted By gpburdell

12oz curls mostly...

12oz curls mostly...
02-28-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,886
Posted By gpburdell

I don't have and likely wouldn't buy any "team"...

I don't have and likely wouldn't buy any "team" jerseys since I have no association with such. I also generally don't care to pay to advertise some brand, though if I wouldn't eschew something on...
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