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08-31-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,319
Posted By CheGiantForLife

Good post. If people are refusing lower paying...

Good post. If people are refusing lower paying service jobs, what are they doing instead now?

The "career" angle. Does bike mechanic have a certification process?
To me, it feels on par with...
08-28-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,389
Posted By CheGiantForLife

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08-28-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,731
Posted By CheGiantForLife

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8SHHJYw3Ck

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8SHHJYw3Ck
08-26-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,731
Posted By CheGiantForLife

What is your typical week of riding ?

I'm curious what how much you cycle slutz from hell ride in a given week.

Do you do a few short rides and one long ride?
2 long rides? Weekend warrior.
Daily 15 min ride? Commuter.

I...
08-25-21, 05:09 PM
08-25-21, 04:06 PM
08-13-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,042
Posted By CheGiantForLife

Maybe HIIT was the wrong terminology, but I am...

Maybe HIIT was the wrong terminology,
but I am loving these short daily 2 mile loop rides.
Great way to get the heart rate elevated briefly.

I ride 1 mile
stop and run up some hills
ride 1...
08-03-21, 05:47 AM
06-29-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,855
Posted By CheGiantForLife

a lot of the recent "innovation" is a bad bargain for anyone not pushing a competitiv

Is a consumer better off riding a 1978 steel road bike that's maintainable with simple tools I bought 40 years ago? Is much of the recent "innovation" is a bad bargain for anyone not pushing a...
06-15-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,319
Posted By CheGiantForLife

How screwed up the bike shop business has become,

Had to buy a used part and install it myself. Makes me realize how screwed up the bike shop business has become, especially combined with the fuggled economics of the TechLand area. All of the good...
05-13-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,939
Posted By CheGiantForLife

Sure it does. On a light bike, if you fly right...

Sure it does. On a light bike, if you fly right up a hill with less work, you've gotten a worse workout. A heavier bike will absolutely give you a better workout up all hills. For those who are...
05-05-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,939
Posted By CheGiantForLife

Why are you obsessed with me posting in my own...

Why are you obsessed with me posting in my own thread?
I don't know the answer, so I am letting the experts speak.

It seems you can get just a good workout with a light bike by keeping the gears...
05-03-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,939
Posted By CheGiantForLife

Wouldn't you get a better workout with a heavier bike ?

Featherweight bike seems good for speed like if racing or Tour De France.

But, what if cubicle worker go for bike rides for exercise ? Not racing.

If itís for exercise, is it counterproductive...
05-03-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,814
Posted By CheGiantForLife

Do consumer grade Walmart bikes need disc brakes?

Let's agree that people riding $2000 bikes are the small elite segment of serious bike market compared to the millions of bikes sold at Walmart.
What is the state of basic consumer bikes? Do most...
11-19-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,882
Posted By CheGiantForLife

Well said. That kind of "feely" advice is most...

Well said.
That kind of "feely" advice is most often given by those who generally suck at the given skill, and don't even know their own incompetence.
A master at a complex skill knows how hard it...
10-30-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,539
Posted By CheGiantForLife

Bike has been garaged entire life, not used a...

Bike has been garaged entire life, not used a lot, and tires show zero signs of wear or dry rot.
I fully expect another 20 years from these tires.
09-12-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By CheGiantForLife

Not going to take it to LBS. Don't ride it...

Not going to take it to LBS.
Don't ride it enough to bother.
Bike works perfectly fine, as of now.

The axle is not broken then.
I was able to twist the cones in opposite directions and get them...
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