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07-01-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 741
Posted By tomato coupe

Now that I think about it, I might have tossed...

Now that I think about it, I might have tossed the knife in a dumpster. My memory is a little fuzzy, because I was knee deep in a bottle of vodka afterwards.
06-16-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By a_d_a_m

I suppose I never followed up on this thread to...

I suppose I never followed up on this thread to say I survived the GAP, though Motherf***** Nature really tried to screw us the first day...

We had humidity and fog for the first 15 or so miles of...
06-15-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By indyfabz

I was West Philadelphia born and raised. Grew up...

I was West Philadelphia born and raised. Grew up about 10 blocks from Will Smith. Iíve only done the Wall once just to say Iíve done it.

Miss the good old days on the U.S. Pro Championship. One...
06-15-22, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By mtbikerjohn

Oh man,The Morning Zoo with John DeBella! I...

Oh man,The Morning Zoo with John DeBella! I remember the "war" between him and Howard Stern,when Stern first got started..WMMR,WIOQ,WYSP..gawd Philly radio was great back then..
Forum: Touring
06-06-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Yan

I have a set of similar Arkel panniers. The hooks...

I have a set of similar Arkel panniers. The hooks go on the rail, then the block turns 90 degrees to push against the rail, preventing the pannier from bouncing up and unhooking. The bungee serves a...
06-04-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,216
Posted By A350driver

Since you usually ride alone, be aware of hand...

Since you usually ride alone, be aware of hand signals by riders ahead of you, usually pointing to obstacles in the road such as potholes or sticks, etc. Also you will hear riders behind you yelling...
05-23-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By msu2001la

If the OP told us what kind of trainer they have,...

If the OP told us what kind of trainer they have, this conversation would be a lot more straightforward.
05-22-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,086
Posted By TiHabanero

This is my experience as a shop mechanic for...

This is my experience as a shop mechanic for several decades. The replaceable Der hangers weaken over time. I don't know exactly why, but they come through often enough out of alignment for me to...
05-22-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,086
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Titanium is pretty resilient and can be cold set...

Titanium is pretty resilient and can be cold set repeatedly so not a real issue in my view. The only problem is the hanger is so tough that the derailleur will the the point of failure not the hanger.
05-21-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By sarhog

I use a Wahoo KickR Core with a disc brake bike...

I use a Wahoo KickR Core with a disc brake bike (Canyon Grail SLX8) with no issues.
04-15-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,084
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Any thought of simply a rear rack? Keeping your...

Any thought of simply a rear rack? Keeping your back free will not only keep you more comfortable, but will let you stay flexible enough to twist quickly to check on your kiddos when needed. This...
04-14-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,253
Posted By Rolla

Heat shrink tubing?

Heat shrink tubing?
03-31-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,356
Posted By tempocyclist

I've bought three brand new "complete" bikes...

I've bought three brand new "complete" bikes online over the years, direct from the brand/manufacturer. All ordered with the click of a button and all have worked out extremely well. 🙂



Yes -...
03-27-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Ubie

My PT has me doing 'easy' rides (road and light...

My PT has me doing 'easy' rides (road and light gravel, no mountain) and restorative yoga after my runs to help with my hips. 3 running days, 2 yoga days, 1 biking day, 1 day off per week.
03-27-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By KerryIrons

For me, a light spin is always the right answer. ...

For me, a light spin is always the right answer. Gets the blood flowing to the sore muscles and that is just what you need. Different exercise than the hike so it shouldn't aggravate anything.
03-11-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By zandoval

3D Print Wheel Trueing Gadget

This little device just mounts to your seat tube via rubber bands. You can then check and adjust the true of your rear wheel using coat hanger wires inserted into the holes. If interested I posted...
03-01-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Clyde1820

Good reminder. There are fins, for the feet....

Good reminder.

There are fins, for the feet. And there are webbed gloves for the hands. It adds a great amount of additional power on the water. Can help keep the sagging tail end higher. Can...
03-01-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By zandoval

Bravo! Any moving around gets ya results. And...

Bravo! Any moving around gets ya results. And it's not just loosing weight but getting stronger that really matters. My trick with teaching young ones to swim was to use swim fins. I got some cheap...
03-01-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Clyde1820

If your cardio's in need of a bit of boost, a...

If your cardio's in need of a bit of boost, a basic rower at the gym can do wonders. It'll help transform your cardio.

But swimming's definitely a hit on cardio along with muscle stamina. It...
03-01-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By force10

If you swim regularly, I think you will get to 5...

If you swim regularly, I think you will get to 5 pool lengths pretty quickly. I also agree that alternating stroke between breast and crawl is helpful.

Ive found that it takes a while just to...
03-01-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Steve B.

Swimming is entirely an upper body workout,...

Swimming is entirely an upper body workout, unless you integrate a very strong kick, which isn't needed for general fitness swimming. You are not using any of the muscles you've developed for...
03-01-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By rumrunn6

good for you! one of the best things I did for my...

good for you! one of the best things I did for my body transformation 2005-2010 was to take up swimming. what a marvelous feeling when getting out of the pool after 50 minutes of swimming. good luck...
03-01-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Clyde1820

Freestyle stroke, I'm assuming? Once had bad...

Freestyle stroke, I'm assuming?

Once had bad injuries to a leg, back when. Among the various physical activities and strength exercises I did, I also did a couple of things in the pool. Took...
02-27-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By spelger

Kyiv | Ride for Ukraine

for those Rouvy riders there is currently a Kyiv | Ride for Ukraine (https://my.rouvy.com/virtual-routes/detail/89384) route. Not the greatest route but something that someone recorded and it looks...
02-26-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By dedhed

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_d...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=16841&attribute=39328&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIp77Jku2d9gIVVP_jBx3RPwzREAQYASABEgKdMPD_BwE
...
02-17-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By texbiker

I use the GoPro Media Mod housing mic without the...

I use the GoPro Media Mod housing mic without the foam cover. Most shots are with my arm extended. The Media Mod mic is pretty sensitive.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-03-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By car knocker

The McDade trail is pretty rough. The surface is...

The McDade trail is pretty rough. The surface is composed of gravel around 1 inch in diameter,not packed stone dust like the gap. It follows the land contour along the Delaware River,lots of ups and ...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-03-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By indyfabz

Here is a nice loop that starts from the PA...

Here is a nice loop that starts from the PA Welcome Center:

Bike Route Planner - Ride with GPS (https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38485991)

There are services in Blairstown and water and bathrooms...
01-22-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By VegasJen

I needed a bike rack...

I needed a bike rack and I had some scrap steel. I also have some welding ability and cheap Harbor Freight welder....
01-21-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By rlmalisz

My 1420 has the Wahoo cadence sensor on its left...

My 1420 has the Wahoo cadence sensor on its left crank arm, facing inward. Have never had any contact with it. It does both protocols. My sweetie uses the same sensor...and just has it on her left...
01-19-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,492
Posted By flangehead

I've had good luck with inner tube rubber bands....

I've had good luck with inner tube rubber bands. They don't last forever (hence 2) but they last a long time and heaven knows, I've got a lot of raw material to work with...
...
01-08-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 999
Posted By cxwrench

Tl;dr

Tl;dr
12-17-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Barry2

25 files at a shot....

25 files at a shot. (https://support.strava.com/hc/en-us/articles/216918007-Bulk-Uploading-Activities-to-Strava)

Barry
12-17-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Badger6

Does Lezyne talk to Strava the way many other GPS...

Does Lezyne talk to Strava the way many other GPS manufacturers do? If so, I'd think you just need to connect the accounts, and then the process should be automatic.
12-14-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,449
Posted By Ed Wiser

Your Geiger Grade ride was uploaded by and...

Your Geiger Grade ride was uploaded by and individual that didnít edit the GPS data to match the route. It can take several hours and many test rides before you get a route exactly right. This person...
12-13-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By spelger

i don't recall offhand but isn't the belt...

i don't recall offhand but isn't the belt toothed? a slipping belt would feel very jarring and not likely to be only on the down-stroke of one crank. at least that is what i think.

to diagnose...
12-05-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By ctak

Pic or it didn't happen :twitchy:

Pic or it didn't happen :twitchy:
10-23-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,754
Posted By PeteHski

Out of my door I can ride straight into the...

Out of my door I can ride straight into the Cotswold hills on numerous country lanes or head off-road for some forest singletrack.
...
10-23-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,754
Posted By Nachoman

Depending on the mileage desired, my 'go to' ride...

Depending on the mileage desired, my 'go to' ride involves a loop or two around Shelter Island, Harbor Island and\or Fiesta Island.
10-17-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Chuckles1

Yes, seat post should be greased if non-carbon...

Yes, seat post should be greased if non-carbon frame. If not greased, it could seize and be difficult to remove or adjust in the future. The grease should be wiped off and renewed with fresh grease...
10-16-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By cxwrench

Clean and grease EVERYTHING...post in the frame,...

Clean and grease EVERYTHING...post in the frame, if it's a carbon frame and/or post use carbon paste. Clean and grease every bolt and place where parts touch. Saddle rails, post clamps...everything....
10-16-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The best final solution for this sort of stuff is...

The best final solution for this sort of stuff is a take apart, cleaning of contact surfaces and reassembly with grease, lubes, anti seize. The challenge is to avoid the thinking that your initial...
10-16-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Chuckles1

Are you sure it's the saddle and not the seapost...

Are you sure it's the saddle and not the seapost creaking? I thought my bottom bracket was creaking, but it turned out that regreasing the seat post eliminated the annoying creak.
10-08-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By redcon1

unterhausen it looks like you and I are the only...

unterhausen it looks like you and I are the only ones concerned, anyway. The OP drops a video and then disappears, LOL.
I would think a quick call to the manufacturer for a new TA adapter would be...
10-05-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By 3alarmer

kool stop bead jack...

kool stop bead jack...
10-03-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By jaxgtr

I have extra trainer skewers if you need one,...

I have extra trainer skewers if you need one, ping me your address and I can send you one.
09-11-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By Lbxpdx

Itís amazing how a few millimeters really change things

I took my handlebar wrap off to adjust the brake levers and went for a ride last night with some tools. A few tweaks here and there, adjusting the bars a touch, I even had to raise my seat a hair...
09-11-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,048
Posted By dedhed

carry a pump, deflate as needed, reinflate

carry a pump, deflate as needed, reinflate
09-06-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 960
Posted By squirtdad

I agree on 32 hole hubs/rims for less the svelte...

I agree on 32 hole hubs/rims for less the svelte (meaning me)

shimano 105 7000 would be a good value https://www.coloradocyclist.com/shimano-105-fh-r7000-rear-hub-qr

really best value, unless...
09-05-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By a_d_a_m

Completed my first-ever bike tour

334mi total. What an adventure on the Ohio-To-Erie Trail!

My Kona Sutra was pretty good except for a broken spoke on the rear wheel on day 1, followed by a blown tube up front (sounded like a gun...
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