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Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 319
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: 25
Views: 319
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: 94
Views: 1,416
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: 94
Views: 1,416
Posted By spelger

yes, my point exactly.

yes, my point exactly.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,416
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: 270
Views: 6,447
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: 323
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: 13
Views: 186
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: 13
Views: 186
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: 538
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...
05-25-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 186
Posted By spelger

that's what i thought. i think that was one of...

that's what i thought. i think that was one of RGTs claim, that the physics happens on their server.
05-25-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 538
Posted By spelger

my chains have never seen oil and i still get the...

my chains have never seen oil and i still get the tattoos. i assume it is from the anodizing or what ever coating is on the new chain rings/cranks.




but stuff sticks to oil like dust. so,...
05-24-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,509
Posted By spelger

most? i suppose, but not the one that passed me...

most? i suppose, but not the one that passed me just a couple of days ago. pulling a trailer and i nearly went down in the wash after it passed. about 12" away.
05-24-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,480
Posted By spelger

i don't know how you can ride with that video....

i don't know how you can ride with that video. when i first read this thread a couple of years ago i envisioned a very choppy video. your dropbox link proved that. try rouvy or fulgaz if you want...
05-23-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,094
Posted By spelger

by backwards i meant that i thought she stopped...

by backwards i meant that i thought she stopped riding at the beginning of fall. because of that error i thought she meant it was too cold in winter to ride.

it does get hot here but not 120F like...
05-23-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,094
Posted By spelger

oops. guess i had it backwards.

oops. guess i had it backwards.
05-23-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,094
Posted By spelger

what do you mean exactly? not familiar with Vegas...

what do you mean exactly? not familiar with Vegas weather but is it too cold in winter? i figured it would be warmer than in Reno and you can ride year round. truth be told i can ride year round but...
05-22-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By spelger

broken shifter

Yesterday, mid way through a beautiful day on a beautiful ride my right hand shifter broke. bought new just in dec 2021 so still under warranty. but before i go down that route i was wondering what...
05-19-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,246
Posted By spelger

uh-oh, cue the earbud naysayers. 3 for me, 5...

uh-oh, cue the earbud naysayers.

3 for me, 5 when running lights.
05-19-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 804
Posted By spelger

he doesn't drive, probably no car.

he doesn't drive, probably no car.
05-19-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 804
Posted By spelger

Really, I don't know what your problem is...you...

Really, I don't know what your problem is...you have iron hands, just grab that thing and crank away. ;)
05-19-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,799
Posted By spelger

remind me never to ship you anything in good...

remind me never to ship you anything in good faith.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,861
Posted By spelger

he still has a few miles to go.

he still has a few miles to go.
05-13-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 655
Posted By spelger

if they had a peloton then you probably did the...

if they had a peloton then you probably did the right thing. if they don't then you might have educated them if they were in the market for such a bike. my sister's turned into a laundry rack after a...
05-13-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 421
Posted By spelger

Good eyes, '79 Triumph Spitfire. ...

Good eyes, '79 Triumph Spitfire.


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/20210723_154521_01be63cea0078d3ef327b994e442dc2ad8e9a8cf.jpg
05-13-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By spelger

general EE with a tad focus in control systems....

general EE with a tad focus in control systems. there will be more and more automation and robotics going forward from here.



sure am, thanks.
05-13-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 421
Posted By spelger

hmmm, when i am climbing i can put out a pretty...

hmmm, when i am climbing i can put out a pretty high wattage (for me) and i am crawling up that hill. on a flat with less power i can go faster. if the descent is steep enough i can put out 0 and...
05-12-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By spelger

Graduation

Daughter graduated in electrical engineering *** laud today. No biking but a great day nonetheless. Congrats to those with graduates this time of year.
05-12-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By spelger

Agreed, c was too easy for me and I could only...

Agreed, c was too easy for me and I could only hang with b for the volcano. The descent killed me and I had to break off.
05-12-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 421
Posted By spelger

I have a pint in me now so not thinking...

I have a pint in me now so not thinking everything through...but a race is the Same distance for everyone, right? So if I race at 100 and another races at 0 how is that equal?
05-12-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 421
Posted By spelger

doesn't that imply that zwift should be setting...

doesn't that imply that zwift should be setting the difficulty level during racing rather than the rider?
05-11-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 779
Posted By spelger

ok, that was damn funny too. twice in one week...

ok, that was damn funny too. twice in one week someone made me laugh out loud.
05-10-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By spelger

forgot yorkshire. only thing good about that is...

forgot yorkshire. only thing good about that is that short 22% climb on the west side. my trainer only goes to 20 though. there is a 27% that i ride IRL though. short too, thankfully.
05-10-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By spelger

unless the latest update prevents it just use the...

unless the latest update prevents it just use the zwift world hack. i've used that so many times for the same reasons as you. the two guest worlds i dislike are paris and richmond, way too flat for...
05-09-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By spelger

are these really new routes? or just names for...

are these really new routes? or just names for routes composed of existing roads? Last i looked i did not notice these. it would be good to have actual new roads, it why i liked the makuri islands...
05-08-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,447
Posted By spelger

now that's damn funny.

now that's damn funny.
05-07-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,337
Posted By spelger

Been watching this thread. Congratulations, you...

Been watching this thread. Congratulations, you got it out. Now go have a beer and consult the interwebs for cranks and bottom brackets.
05-06-22, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By spelger

The best feature in rgt was the speed limit down...

The best feature in rgt was the speed limit down the few descents I did. No 45mph around a hairpin turn. Zwift and rouvy really need that feature.
05-05-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,787
Posted By spelger

so this is interesting, did not know tis about 2...

so this is interesting, did not know tis about 2 chems. i've often wondered about using an old tube cut to pacht size for patching. guess that would not work.
05-05-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,787
Posted By spelger

for me its a bottle of home brew, only then does...

for me its a bottle of home brew, only then does the patching begin.
05-05-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 631
Posted By spelger

a lot of out of saddle riding can do this. at...

a lot of out of saddle riding can do this. at least for me.

back of neck aching implies down low in the drops or maybe riding aero bars with a visor on your helmet. that was my case, lose teh...
05-05-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,099
Posted By spelger

as i sit here reading this i measured my heart...

as i sit here reading this i measured my heart rate at 46 bpm. i happen to be one of those with the jimmy leg, always moving back and forth. i think i just have a normally low heart rate. rarely do i...
05-03-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,099
Posted By spelger

here are two rides, yesterday and today....

here are two rides, yesterday and today. yesterday was on zwift (about 3 hrs), i beat myself up pretty good but my heart rate never when that high. today i took it easy and still pretty low (just...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By spelger

your friend has no problem suggesting top of the...

your friend has no problem suggesting top of the line...when i returned to cycling i bought a Trek 1.2 back in '08. alloy frame with carbon fork and entry level 8 speed sora shifters. the bike was...
05-03-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By spelger

Used the new interface last night, not bad but...

Used the new interface last night, not bad but not earth shattering either. reminds me of the tile/tablet style interface windows 10 tried to pass off with their new start menu. only thing i really...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,289
Posted By spelger

I love all the branches, even our newest 6th. You...

I love all the branches, even our newest 6th. You won't see me slandering any of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,289
Posted By spelger

pretty sure you meant air force.

pretty sure you meant air force.
04-28-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,064
Posted By spelger

you did good with good intent. this chapter is...

you did good with good intent. this chapter is closed so just put the book down.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 816
Posted By spelger

this should help... ...

this should help...

https://www.jimlangley.net/wrench/bicycleparts.html
04-26-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By spelger

I don't do zwift anymore but I still read their...

I don't do zwift anymore but I still read their crappy forum to see what is going on so I knew this was coming. More will too. Probably did this because of the significant number of complaints...ans...
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