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Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Lunch around here is $15.

Lunch around here is $15.
09-22-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 361
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Not typically my "goto" brand, but I have been...

Not typically my "goto" brand, but I have been impressed with the durability and quality pair I have from Specialized. Don't tell anyone, OK ?
09-20-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 800
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I do what you're asking with Garmin. I have a...

I do what you're asking with Garmin. I have a 130+ unit on the handlebars, recording GPS data and pedal power-meter data. I create segments on the webportal for Garmin Connect. These segments can...
09-19-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 795
Posted By blacknbluebikes

"Hill difficulty" is a concept that *has to* be...

"Hill difficulty" is a concept that *has to* be relative only to oneself - hard for me may not be hard for you, big dog. So, I'd say that Joules delivered is a good measure representing the work...
09-19-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By blacknbluebikes

You've been around here a long time, you know...

You've been around here a long time, you know what you're doing. My take is - this is a matter of months, so keep it cheap, man. I'd choose a dumb friction trainer over anything trying to be both...
09-19-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By blacknbluebikes

water balloon full of latex paint also effective,...

water balloon full of latex paint also effective, less lethal.
09-19-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 800
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Somehow, I'm still amazed. I shouldn't be, but I...

Somehow, I'm still amazed. I shouldn't be, but I am. Somebody puts a ton of hard work into creating something of value - in this case, it's software. They take it from a thought to a prototype to...
09-19-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,010
Posted By blacknbluebikes

This reminds me of " This food is horrible! ...

This reminds me of " This food is horrible! Taste it! " Ahhh... no thanks.
09-13-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 505
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Glarner ... Long time commuter? over 200miles...

Glarner ... Long time commuter? over 200miles per week? You are a fanatic in denial. Get aspirational, spoil yourself and buy something really cool, way out there and much more expensive than...
09-12-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 869
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Best album Spinal Tap never made...

Best album Spinal Tap never made...
09-08-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 472
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Anyone who buys - pls post notes, would...

Anyone who buys - pls post notes, would appreciate hearing your experience. thx.
Forum: Commuting
09-07-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,952
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I'm a proponent of bike lanes, and I agree with...

I'm a proponent of bike lanes, and I agree with you about putting some limits on the bike lane. It's just getting a little too crazy for folks to cross the street. Pedal powered riders have been "a...
09-06-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I propose that long-term owner happiness is...

I propose that long-term owner happiness is actually not about the material at all, but more about "enduring confidence that you did the cool thing." Stay with me here... Gosh, we get questions...
08-31-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 776
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Was the bike red?

Was the bike red?
08-10-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I've got PI, Primal, Spesh bibs, but now prefer...

I've got PI, Primal, Spesh bibs, but now prefer Craft. Worth checking out, not cheap, been very durable - no stretch, no thin-out, colorfast.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 626
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Thx for the followup, makes healthy threads. I,...

Thx for the followup, makes healthy threads. I, too, have found Wahoo support to be quite respectable.
08-10-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By blacknbluebikes

check out Garmin 130+ here...

check out Garmin 130+ here (https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/698436) I wanted something small that will handle upgrades. I use it with wahoo HRM, Garmin Rally power meter pedal, uploads to Garmin...
08-07-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Always catch myself staring at well-built frames.

Always catch myself staring at well-built frames.
08-07-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,481
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I recently purchased a new Squirrel Release...

I recently purchased a new Squirrel Release System (SRS) that attaches below the saddle and leverages both AI engagement logic and integrated radar sensors to recognize Canine Pursuit Incidents...
08-07-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Call / write the company, seems like only way to...

Call / write the company, seems like only way to ensure a competent answer. Their website makes it pretty easy.
08-07-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,369
Posted By blacknbluebikes

was thinking the same thing. don't see too much...

was thinking the same thing. don't see too much fork failure, never before with live bait. cxwrench , were you there? how'd the rider handle that?
08-06-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Very sorry to have 'ghosted' this thread, ran...

Very sorry to have 'ghosted' this thread, ran into some unexpected bills and that bike's been stuck on the stand for weeks now. ugh. I have your posting in my cart along with a few others - if...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,808
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Kafka lives here. I can't separate the real from...

Kafka lives here. I can't separate the real from the flat-out insane.
08-04-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By blacknbluebikes

might try aluminum foil for sitbone print. wide...

might try aluminum foil for sitbone print. wide seats are generally not your friend, unless we're talking grandma riding the trike around the senior living complex. also, bike shorts with well...
Forum: Recumbent
08-04-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 568
Posted By blacknbluebikes

spend some time climbing some hills before you...

spend some time climbing some hills before you make any mods. more likely you'll want to change the cassette rather than the chainring. might find some good "learning" here, too: ...
08-01-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Oyster are you still looking at forming this...

Oyster are you still looking at forming this insurance product? Long time, no post. Genuinely curious as to what you've learned.
07-29-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 895
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Is it your wall or the landlord's wall ?

Is it your wall or the landlord's wall ?
07-29-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By blacknbluebikes

To get your red star back you will need to send...

To get your red star back you will need to send 30 Bitcoin and we will decrypt it for you.
Bhuuhahhahhah hahahaha.
07-14-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Thanks for the post - would not have known...

Thanks for the post - would not have known otherwise.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By blacknbluebikes

call spesh customer support. they've answered...

call spesh customer support. they've answered that question for me before. they just need the serial number
07-14-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,058
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I will certainly be sympathetic to the poor...

I will certainly be sympathetic to the poor parents who have to visit the daughter in jail where she belongs.
07-14-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,053
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Here's another "Old Man's Silly Question"... What...

Here's another "Old Man's Silly Question"... What are you saving the money for, if not for something that you so clearly enjoy? Your estate?
07-13-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I dug into it a while back, years ago, stuck with...

I dug into it a while back, years ago, stuck with it for about 3 months, moved on. Didn't really lead me to conclusions or strategies that I couldn't already feel in my legs. Important: I was not...
07-13-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,436
Posted By blacknbluebikes

A gram of protein contains 4 calories. Typical...

A gram of protein contains 4 calories. Typical males need 1500 calories per day minimum. That implies 375 grams (13.2 oz) per day. Straight math. Cycling burns 400-600 calories per hour for most...
06-24-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By blacknbluebikes

for the bike, 99% of my work is 8Nm or less. I'd...

for the bike, 99% of my work is 8Nm or less. I'd bet 90% is 4, 5 or 6 NM.
06-14-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Am I the only one having indigestion with...

Am I the only one having indigestion with "fitness" and "e-bike" in the same sentence?
06-14-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Love PS, but he certainly doesn't appear in the...

Love PS, but he certainly doesn't appear in the least bit hungry these days.
06-14-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By blacknbluebikes

sorry. I got lost over the weekend. SILVER if...

sorry. I got lost over the weekend. SILVER if you gots...
06-09-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By blacknbluebikes

WTB: Campy Record 10 front brake caliper

Gotta replace it, don't ask. (urrrgh). Need front brake caliper to replace same on 2005 vintage. I'm seeing a few on Ebay but thought I would check this crowd. If someone has front/back set that...
06-08-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,505
Posted By blacknbluebikes

OK, three minutes lost. Now back to "Maximum...

OK, three minutes lost. Now back to "Maximum Seat Height" for value-added learning.
06-08-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By blacknbluebikes

About a third of my firm's updates are driven by...

About a third of my firm's updates are driven by cyber security. Another third are driven by required software updates within the tech stack componentry. Like never before, it's tough to keep apps...
06-06-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By blacknbluebikes

As said above, start with a tune-up. That 105...

As said above, start with a tune-up. That 105 groupset is fine and parts are readily available.
Forum: Northeast
06-03-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By blacknbluebikes

What it doesn't say is: NYC Employment...

What it doesn't say is: NYC Employment Requirements: At least three family members currently employed by The City of New York; at least one relative with prominent position in recognized NYC...
06-03-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By blacknbluebikes

'chutup and ride it. it could measure out at any...

'chutup and ride it. it could measure out at any "nominal size" and you still might love it or hate it. get it 'closeNuff' and go put down some serious milage. if you don't dig it after that, you...
06-03-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Interesting... one of those "on the web inflation...

Interesting... one of those "on the web inflation calculators" says that 1962, $49.99 is equivalent to $478 today. Today, around here, a lot would say "almost $500 for a kid's bike? WHAAA?" And...
06-03-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,461
Posted By blacknbluebikes

In four years you had not seen this kinda stuff? ...

In four years you had not seen this kinda stuff? That makes you interesting and very unusual.
06-01-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By blacknbluebikes

one side point to make: very good wheels...

one side point to make: very good wheels rarely, if ever, need any maintenance or repair.
05-31-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,270
Posted By blacknbluebikes

The Peloton stock chart is the most terrifying...

The Peloton stock chart is the most terrifying downhill ride in cycling history. I'd say January 2021 was "Mt. Ventoux radio tower." (is that Froome running on the side of the road?)
05-31-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I have that bike in a 2005. Campy Record 10sp....

I have that bike in a 2005. Campy Record 10sp. triple. Fabulous frame (ask Fabian Cancellara and Tom Boonen, early roubaix riders). Mavic wheels still flawless. Will never part with it. My R3 is...
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