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09-07-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By gpburdell

Consider mounting the mirror inward. Field of...

Consider mounting the mirror inward. Field of view isn't quite as good as outward mounting, but it can work well once adjusted properly.
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09-06-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,259
Posted By gpburdell

Recall mentions non-occupant children getting...

Recall mentions non-occupant children getting injured - which I could see happening say walking on a park path with kids walking alongside the stroller. i.e. slightly older siblings or friend's...
08-31-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By gpburdell

You appear to sell ebikes in California given...

You appear to sell ebikes in California given your username is the same as a shop name.

If you truly don't know the answer to the question, that's a red flag for anyone considering your bikes.......
08-24-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,511
Posted By gpburdell

I had a similar experience moving to SPD clipless...

I had a similar experience moving to SPD clipless when I got my roadbike. I found I also felt more "secure" when standing up climbing a hill.

Not sure what style your trek is, but for my hybrid...
08-19-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,347
Posted By gpburdell

OP’s question was already thoroughly answered and...

OP’s question was already thoroughly answered and the discussion was off on tangents.

If someone were to be confused by my comment, well…

Rest assured that I’ll give your guidance just as...
08-19-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,347
Posted By gpburdell

To be clear, I didn't mean anything as a...

To be clear, I didn't mean anything as a "correction" - just an added tidbit of information that doesn't really matter in the grand scheme of things. :)
08-19-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,347
Posted By gpburdell

FWIW, the GPS satellites also broadcast the...

FWIW, the GPS satellites also broadcast the ephemeris - the orbit info for the satellites - which the GPS receiver needs in order to calculate its location. Typically today connected devices will...
08-02-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,809
Posted By gpburdell

People seem to be missing the part where the 1.25...

People seem to be missing the part where the 1.25 - 2" Quick Rack comes with it's own 2" adapter that allows it to be used in either size receiver.

...
06-08-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,061
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: 862
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: 926
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: 4,067
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: 3,773
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: 13,288
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: 1,617
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: 3,346
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: 5,574
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: 3,346
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: 5,574
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: 1,005
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: 4,594
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: 8,737
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: 8,737
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: 4,335
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: 1,937
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: 38,122
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: 606
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: 606
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: 4,594
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: 4,067
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: 7,509
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: 1,425
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: 4,594
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: 10,039
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: 4,594
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: 1,252
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...
03-22-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,035
Posted By gpburdell

Legality of riding on a MUP depends on...

Legality of riding on a MUP depends on jurisdiction and in some places the classification/power output of the ebike.

I'd suggest looking up the ebike specifics for your nation / province / state....
03-18-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,379
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: 3,013
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: 10,039
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: 3,013
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: 3,511
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: 10,039
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: 10,039
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: 10,039
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: 967
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: 8,379
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: 8,379
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: 8,379
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: 8,379
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...
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