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06-24-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By spelger

aren't you retired?

aren't you retired?
06-24-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,038
Posted By spelger

for me it was a couple of girls in a convertible....

for me it was a couple of girls in a convertible. We all busted out laughing. As they drove away I thought they may have been laughing at me and not with me. Eh...was still funny.
06-24-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By spelger

1981.

1981.
06-24-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By spelger

That's a lot of miles. How many days a week?

That's a lot of miles. How many days a week?
06-22-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,399
Posted By spelger

i've been reading about string theory lately....

i've been reading about string theory lately. wonder if i'm getting entangled.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdJkOMYzVFE
06-22-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,038
Posted By spelger

my wife washes my cycling clothes. I'm not...

my wife washes my cycling clothes. I'm not allowed to do laundry anymore, something about bleach or shrinking...I forget.
06-21-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,399
Posted By spelger

sounds a bit like when our parents had to walk to...

sounds a bit like when our parents had to walk to school and home in the snow up hill both ways. :lol:
06-20-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,399
Posted By spelger

its not that the climbs are hard and this has...

its not that the climbs are hard and this has nothing to do with pacing. they are quite small in comparison to the rest. what is comical about them is that they are so minuscule but can be a little...
06-19-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By spelger

ok, my little foray into saddle sores on the...

ok, my little foray into saddle sores on the trainer was caused by not wearing my usual bike shorts. for the short 1 hour rides i was doing i would wear sweat shorts. they were fine after a week,...
06-19-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By spelger

Well, mine came the right size so they clamp...

Well, mine came the right size so they clamp pretty tight. You did measure bar diameter before you got your bars I hope.
06-16-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,399
Posted By spelger

This should not be *this* hard

There are about 2 or 3 places that i can think of where i ride and it suddenly gets real hard. all involve climbing. one particular place is a little 1-2% grade that lasts for about a 150' about 6...
06-16-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By spelger

there were some last time I tried. Limited though.

there were some last time I tried. Limited though.
06-15-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,137
Posted By spelger

Isn't that just branding? Isn't nomenclature just...

Isn't that just branding? Isn't nomenclature just the names we give parts? Like wheels, pedals, chain stays?
06-15-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By spelger

funny what you say about slowing down. on my...

funny what you say about slowing down. on my first or second ride with Rouvy i came upon a roundabout with a big truck on my right when a pedestrian stepped out into the cross walk and i immediately...
06-14-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,003
Posted By spelger

so here is another thing, just yesterday...

so here is another thing, just yesterday CycleMeter crapped out on me during the middle of my ride so i needed to stop recording the ride and start again. but it was the same ride and i wanted the...
06-12-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By spelger

if he moved the comma one unit to the left i...

if he moved the comma one unit to the left i still would not buy it.
06-12-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,003
Posted By spelger

i wrote my own PC based application that i use...

i wrote my own PC based application that i use with my trainer so maybe i can answer your question directly. I also use the paid version of the CycleMeter app on my phone when out on real rides....
06-12-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By spelger

butts vary. so do saddles, may need to try a few.

butts vary. so do saddles, may need to try a few.
06-11-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By spelger

Years ago I used to wake up at 1:23 then 2:23...

Years ago I used to wake up at 1:23 then 2:23 then 3:23 then 4:23 and finally at 5:23 every night for about 3 months. Does that count?
06-10-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,170
Posted By spelger

i ride before work too when warmer here, just...

i ride before work too when warmer here, just started last week. only 9 miles because i ride to work and we have no showers so don't want to stink for the day. i bring 4 days worth of clothes and...
06-10-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 712
Posted By spelger

If you are concerned about being late you could...

If you are concerned about being late you could always leave a bit earlier.
06-09-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By spelger

in my opinion the orange jersey is harder to get...

in my opinion the orange jersey is harder to get than the green ones. the green ones only need maximum power for a short period of time while the orange ones need a lot more time at a high power....
06-09-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By spelger

i thought the sprinter's jersey was green and the...

i thought the sprinter's jersey was green and the orange ones were for the route. never got an orange one before. lot's of green though.
06-09-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,069
Posted By spelger

i like blackberries, were they worth it?

i like blackberries, were they worth it?
06-08-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 7,526
Posted By spelger

says the guy with a caveman like tattoo. ;)

says the guy with a caveman like tattoo. ;)
06-07-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By spelger

i have not used RGT since before they changed up...

i have not used RGT since before they changed up to just one app but i seem to recall that after connecting i could see my power change even before starting a ride. can you see this when you try...
06-06-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 780
Posted By spelger

i had a nice little setup where the kid seat was...

i had a nice little setup where the kid seat was mounted to the top bar of my MTB. it was such a great experience for my daughter when she was about 2 yrs old. and a great experience for me too...
06-06-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,309
Posted By spelger

Glad you survived to tell the story. My advice is...

Glad you survived to tell the story. My advice is to take the lane at high speeds. Bus won't pass and the bike lane does not give much maneuver room on the curb side.
06-04-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 316
Posted By spelger

people don't read fully. I'm as guilty as anyone...

people don't read fully. I'm as guilty as anyone else.
06-03-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By spelger

this is something i don't miss about zwift....

this is something i don't miss about zwift. forced updates are so...
06-03-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,304
Posted By spelger

thinking of my brifters...pushing the big shifter...

thinking of my brifters...pushing the big shifter moves the chain in the direction of the push. but i've been riding so long that i really don't think much about it...it just happens when i need it...
06-02-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 407
Posted By spelger

i'm a little confused and i don't really want to...

i'm a little confused and i don't really want to read this whole thread again, i thought earlier you said that your wireless tablets/phones were working ok, but now they are getting drop outs? and so...
06-02-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 407
Posted By spelger

see post #14. don't assume the wireless is ok in...

see post #14. don't assume the wireless is ok in your PC or laptop (whatever you are using).
06-01-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 461
Posted By spelger

I was hesitant about making my initial post but...

I was hesitant about making my initial post but glad I did because now you learned something else.
06-01-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 461
Posted By spelger

your cassette should last way longer than that....

your cassette should last way longer than that. unless of course you are using your chain for too many miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,229
Posted By spelger

i don't propose anything, there is nothing wrong...

i don't propose anything, there is nothing wrong with FD shifting as far as i am concerned. i was only suggesting that by reducing the number of teeth that shifting might feel better. moving the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,229
Posted By spelger

true, the FD shoves the chain off one ring and...

true, the FD shoves the chain off one ring and onto another. but so too does the RD. the difference being that the FD shoves from the outside while the RD shoves from the inside of the chain. pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,229
Posted By spelger

i think they are fundamentally they are the same...

i think they are fundamentally they are the same as rear derailleurs, i don't see a big difference between the two.
05-30-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 916
Posted By spelger

everything known to man has a prop 65 warning on...

everything known to man has a prop 65 warning on it, making prop 65 meaningless.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,229
Posted By spelger

I look down quite frequently, I hardly ever know...

I look down quite frequently, I hardly ever know what gear I am in. And why should I care nominally? When it matters I look, otherwise I crank away in blissful ignorance.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,229
Posted By spelger

Larry's threads are genuinely some of the best on...

Larry's threads are genuinely some of the best on BF.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,229
Posted By spelger

I had a triple until recently. and i never really...

I had a triple until recently. and i never really used the granny until about 2 years ago. after renting a bike in FL for a week i decided i really liked the 2x up front and this past Jan i switched....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,643
Posted By spelger

that's fair and makes sense. i ride alone so...

that's fair and makes sense. i ride alone so never soft pedal for that purpose. but i do soft pedal on descents, during shifting on ascents, approaching red lights to time them, or when i am just a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,643
Posted By spelger

yes, my point exactly.

yes, my point exactly.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,643
Posted By spelger

what is soft peddling when you're descending at...

what is soft peddling when you're descending at 40+mph?

there is a certain hill I can just barely get to 50. I get pretty wasted when I try.
05-26-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,421
Posted By spelger

this was me just last week. the next day i...

this was me just last week. the next day i regretted what i said, kind of hope he did too.
05-25-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 382
Posted By spelger

what is it you are looking for specifically? i...

what is it you are looking for specifically? i read the post title and my first thought was you just want to track your multitude of cycles. but if you want to track your cycling performance that...
05-25-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 407
Posted By spelger

finding the source of dropped frames is not so...

finding the source of dropped frames is not so easy and expensive if you don't have the equipment. here at work i just get another switch with port mirroring functionality from IT and capture traffic...
05-25-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 407
Posted By spelger

TCP is designed to be reliable, that does not...

TCP is designed to be reliable, that does not mean UDP was designed with the opposite in mind. but you are right, applications are to accept that fact and deal with missing frames. and the problem...
05-25-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 612
Posted By spelger

you are right of course, not difficult at all,...

you are right of course, not difficult at all, but how does wiping it down after lubing prevent dust/dirt sticking to it while out riding? i get that it removes the excess lube, but that is all it...
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