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10-01-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By njkayaker

This forum doesn't seem that active with...

This forum doesn't seem that active with questions like this anyway.
10-01-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By njkayaker

Nonsense. Critiquing a proposal is reasonable and...

Nonsense. Critiquing a proposal is reasonable and you don't have dispensation from criticism.
10-01-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By njkayaker

??? You haven't volunteered either. No...

???


You haven't volunteered either. No one has.
10-01-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By njkayaker

You are missing that the OP wants somebody to...

You are missing that the OP wants somebody to make the effort of creating a comprehensive list of these sorts of obscure compatibilities.

The OP isn't asking about one compatibility. He's asking...
10-01-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By njkayaker

No, what matters is sufficient utility for the...

No, what matters is sufficient utility for the effort. If it's only useful to one person, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

The list would have to be updated. So, it's ongoing effort.


You...
09-30-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By njkayaker

The information that most people need is readily...

The information that most people need is readily available.

The marginal information (about uncommon uses) is work to collect and maintain.

It’s not worth doing (compared to other things people...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 435
Posted By njkayaker

His name is Larry.

His name is Larry.
09-30-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By njkayaker

Yes. All of the route planners do basically the...

Yes. All of the route planners do basically the same thing*. RWGPS is probably the most popular and it's also a good source for finding routes (so, regardless of what one prefers, being familiar with...
09-30-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By njkayaker

No, the free option is enough. You can also use...

No, the free option is enough. You can also use Garmin Connect (it's free) to create routes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 435
Posted By njkayaker

Don't ride too close to other riders. Ride in a...

Don't ride too close to other riders. Ride in a smooth and predictable way. Look where you are going (left or right) before moving.
09-30-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 841
Posted By njkayaker

I don't think cameras mounted on the top of...

I don't think cameras mounted on the top of helmets are anywhere as easy to notice as some people appear to think. If they worked well as deterrents, people would just tape boxes to the top of their...
09-30-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 841
Posted By njkayaker

:rolleyes:They aren't "dubious reasons". I...

:rolleyes:They aren't "dubious reasons". I suspect you didn't even look at them.


:rolleyes: Most of them don't support your claim. They are irrelevant. Providing irrelevant references isn't...
09-30-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By njkayaker

I'm not. It's more work to do than you...

I'm not.

It's more work to do than you think.

It's also the sort of thing that some people will complain about if it's not "perfect" or "complete".
09-29-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 841
Posted By njkayaker

People using cameras had better be sure that they...

People using cameras had better be sure that they are good enough to capture license plates. Image stabilization might be a feature to look for.
09-29-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 841
Posted By njkayaker

Or confirmation bias. No, this only shows...

Or confirmation bias.


No, this only shows some people notice it.


Some of these are showing the behavior of the camera owner changes (which is irrelevant). In one, it's showing people on a...
09-26-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 841
Posted By njkayaker

Drivers aren’t seeing cameras (helmet or not).

Drivers aren’t seeing cameras (helmet or not).
Forum: Touring
09-15-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By njkayaker

I've looked at quite a few of them and have never...

I've looked at quite a few of them and have never found an offline one that didn't work offline. You do have to explicitly download the maps you need (some of them might default to using online...
09-07-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By njkayaker

To register as a climb in climbpro, the climb has...

To register as a climb in climbpro, the climb has to be long enough and with enough gain. It won't show every climb. You can change the criteria it uses.
...
09-06-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,123
Posted By njkayaker

I am not sure what you are asking? are you asking...

I am not sure what you are asking? are you asking would they be more visible wearing black? Are you asking if they are trying to hide or do they want to be visible?[/QUOTE]

s/asking/saying/g
09-06-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,123
Posted By njkayaker

Nothing is perfect. Would they be...

Nothing is perfect.

Would they be statistically more visible wearing all black? Do you really think they are trying not to be seen?

The goal isn't perfection (that's not possible) but the best...
09-06-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,092
Posted By njkayaker

It is very, very unlikely that the manufacturer...

It is very, very unlikely that the manufacturer would say this.


More BS. You should ask Lynskey themselves.


Given this, what basis do you have to believe the nonsense the seller is telling...
Forum: Touring
08-30-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By njkayaker

The geometry of the 2020-2021 bikes appears to be...

The geometry of the 2020-2021 bikes appears to be the same as for the 2019 bike.

https://www.brodiebicycles.com/2019-elan

https://geometrygeeks.bike/bike/brodie-elan-2020-2021/

The Elan...
08-22-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By njkayaker

The grade is usually determined using a barometer...

The grade is usually determined using a barometer and horizontal movement via GPS.

If your device doesnít have a barometer, it should use GPS. But the elevation data isnít as accurate.

Itís...
08-19-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 801
Posted By njkayaker

For this thread, indicating that GPS only...

For this thread, indicating that GPS only provides location was enough. The “ephemera” stuff wasn’t really relevant to his question and might be confusing. (But it’s cool you knew about it. :thumb:)
08-19-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 801
Posted By njkayaker

3 is enough but not all of those three will be...

3 is enough but not all of those three will be visible together for very long. Iím guessing your GPS is picky about 5 so the location will be consistent for a longer period.

GPS isnít considered...
08-19-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By njkayaker

You can change what datum is displayed in a...

You can change what datum is displayed in a field. Grade is one option (according to the following list). The different data types are in different groups.
...
08-19-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 801
Posted By njkayaker

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08-18-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 801
Posted By njkayaker

Sometimes, the closure is exactly at the spot...

Sometimes, the closure is exactly at the spot that is closed.

It depends on the closure.

In some cases, you can see the reason for the closure and even see the official pedestrian access.

If...
08-18-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 801
Posted By njkayaker

Overly melodramatic. There are many cases where...

Overly melodramatic. There are many cases where it's fine to do (even set up to allow it).


There is a wide range of possibilities between an open road and flaming death.

It's not likely that...
08-18-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 801
Posted By njkayaker

There is some standard reporting for...

There is some standard reporting for detours/construction. Using something like Google maps is going to be your only option for this sort of information. But it's not going to be perfect. Especially...
08-18-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 801
Posted By njkayaker

This works because there is an always-on...

This works because there is an always-on high-speed data connection between users on the roads and Google's (or Apple's) centralized servers (computers). There were some GPS units that could receive...
08-18-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 801
Posted By njkayaker

The Garmins do this in some way. This site...

The Garmins do this in some way.

This site provides examples of different ways of doing that.

https://garmin.bbbike.org/
08-18-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 801
Posted By njkayaker

GPS only provides location. The cycling computer...

GPS only provides location. The cycling computer has all the map information and displays the location it gets from GPS on the map.

Maps don't get updated quickly and changes in the primary...
08-18-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By njkayaker

There are a few examples of this failure on eBay....

There are a few examples of this failure on eBay. But who knows how common it is (there doesn't seem to be any indication that it's common). Things break (more if they are old).
08-17-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 491
Posted By njkayaker

What exactly are you contributing here? Oh,...

What exactly are you contributing here? Oh, that's right: not a damn thing.[/QUOTE]
:rolleyes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0MK7qz13bU
08-17-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 491
Posted By njkayaker

What exactly are you contributing here? Oh,...

What exactly are you contributing here? Oh, that's right: not a damn thing.[/QUOTE]

Your knickers are in a twist because somebody asked why.
08-17-22, 05:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 491
Posted By njkayaker

What exactly are you contributing here? Oh,...

What exactly are you contributing here? Oh, that's right: not a damn thing.[/QUOTE]
Deranged. How is asking why "demanding" anything?

If anybody "demanded" here that you jump off a bridge, what...
08-16-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By njkayaker

That's not an issue I've ever seen before. Who...

That's not an issue I've ever seen before. Who knows if the owner did something. And, it's not like other companies are perfect.
08-16-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By njkayaker

They should work. If you get the exact model...

They should work. If you get the exact model numbers, you could get better info. You can also get a better cadence/speed combo for $70 (maybe cheaper) that don't use the fussy magnets.
08-16-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 491
Posted By njkayaker

Your lack of originality is compensated for by...

Your lack of originality is compensated for by your outsized sense of entitlement.[/QUOTE]
What exactly are you contributing here? Oh, that's right: not a damn thing.[/QUOTE]
:rolleyes:
...
08-16-22, 02:36 PM
08-16-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,323
Posted By njkayaker

Some people choose to cycle or walk because it's...

Some people choose to cycle or walk because it's cheap and simple. Now, you want to make it more expensive and more complicated.

And, the "transponder" idea requires boiling the ocean...
08-16-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 491
Posted By njkayaker

:rolleyes: Breaking news: Overly sensitive person...

:rolleyes: Breaking news: Overly sensitive person on the internet insults people.

It's common in my profession for people to ask for a particular solution when something else would work better for...
08-16-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 491
Posted By njkayaker

But it really didn't do that in a useful way. ...

But it really didn't do that in a useful way.

Ut was just more-or-less what the OP appeared to have already done. It also included actual bells (which the OP wasn't interested in).

There was no...
08-16-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 491
Posted By njkayaker

For such a weird question, I think the OP should...

For such a weird question, I think the OP should really explain why (rather than pandering to it).

Rolla managed to find something (the video) that sort of supports the idea it sort-of sounds like...
08-16-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 491
Posted By njkayaker

Why?

Why?
08-16-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 491
Posted By njkayaker

One question in the first result says: ...

One question in the first result says:



It's not clear that they mean it sounds like a bell. Sounding like a "micro car" suggests something not bell like.
08-16-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 491
Posted By njkayaker

I doubt any of the electronic ones sound like a...

I doubt any of the electronic ones sound like a bell. So, you are providing information the OP was expressly not interested in.
08-16-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 501
Posted By njkayaker

Through this (it seems): ...

Through this (it seems):

https://ridewithgps.com/help/garmin-courses
08-16-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 501
Posted By njkayaker

This syncing is done through Garmin Connect....

This syncing is done through Garmin Connect. "Random" phone apps (like RWGPS) can't do this. Garmin is special.

RWGPS -> Garmin Connect Website -> Edge syncing system.

It doesn't really have...
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