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10-22-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,951
Posted By Iride01

No, it's controlled deep breathing. ...

No, it's controlled deep breathing. Hyperventilation is a condition usually uncontrolled that can lead to dizziness along with several other conditions

While some use the term to mean deep...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 742
Posted By Iride01

Maybe I'm confused then as to your use of the PM....

Maybe I'm confused then as to your use of the PM. Is it for training. Or for predicting how fast you'll be at the finish line or points in between?

If the latter, then I'd agree you need to be...
10-20-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By Iride01

"shortish chainstays"

"shortish chainstays"
10-20-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 337
Posted By Iride01

Sometimes you can find a deal on FB market place...

Sometimes you can find a deal on FB market place and elsewhere. Most of the time you won't. Especially if you have no experience with cycling and don't know what your needs are.

What type bike...
10-20-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 931
Posted By Iride01

Well you aren't helping others that will use this...

Well you aren't helping others that will use this bike retailer. Hopefully what you experienced is only a small number of people that do business there.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 742
Posted By Iride01

Your plot of what your data actually looks like...

Your plot of what your data actually looks like is exactly what I expected.

And still none have shown me why data with a PM that consistently reports 5% lower values or higher values wouldn't be...
10-20-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,012
Posted By Iride01

If it's the right size for you and everything...

If it's the right size for you and everything works perfectly. And you are very good at DIY bike maintenance.

It's an old bike. If one of the components needs replacing, then you might have to...
10-20-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 685
Posted By Iride01

Even I have forgotten about steroids and their...

Even I have forgotten about steroids and their use by some body builders. Yes, that was also one of my suspicions about my co-worker. To see the before and after image of him was quite a difference...
10-20-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By Iride01

On the correct bike with the correct rear DR and...

On the correct bike with the correct rear DR and the proper chain, cogs and rings for 1x it should be no problem.
10-20-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,057
Posted By Iride01

Is this a fairly new model of Shimano? Go to the...

Is this a fairly new model of Shimano? Go to the Shimano tech doc site https://si.shimano.com/#/

Search for your particular DR model and then read and follow the appropriate DM for it. That'll...
10-20-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Iride01

A Garmin GPSmap 64? ...

A Garmin GPSmap 64?
https://static.garmincdn.com/en/products/010-01199-00/g/cf-lg.jpg

https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/140020#accessories

Click the link above. Expand + Mounts in the list near...
10-20-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By Iride01

I suppose it depends on what type chuck you use...

I suppose it depends on what type chuck you use for Schrader. However many that lock on to your valve stem probably release the pin almost as soon as you release the locking lever. Just like prestas,...
10-20-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 234
Posted By Iride01

Sealed bearing that you removed the seals and...

Sealed bearing that you removed the seals and re-lubed? Might just be some dust or grit. Probably won't hurt much long term. And if it does, then you can fork out another 3 or 4 dollars for a new...
10-19-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 363
Posted By Iride01

Boy that brings up memories! Not certain...

Boy that brings up memories!

Not certain this is applicable to the OP, but here is the memory...

Where I use to live when younger there was a old codger that was homeless living in the woods in...
10-19-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,114
Posted By Iride01

My car and probably your car beep or ding...

My car and probably your car beep or ding frantically when using a blinker to change lanes and a car is in that lane close enough to be an issue.

It wouldn't take much imagination to do similar...
10-19-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By Iride01

All I can say is that I'm so envious of you and...

All I can say is that I'm so envious of you and others here that do those multi-day rides with such beautiful scenery to see. That was a large part of what I enjoyed when I flew for a living, looking...
10-19-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 685
Posted By Iride01

I find your question intriguing. I really don't...

I find your question intriguing. I really don't have anything useful to add.

I never got into the resistance training or other gym work, though I wish I could find some way to get some of that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 742
Posted By Iride01

1) That would be a good reason for having...

1) That would be a good reason for having accuracy between your power meters. But still I don't see how that would affect training by a power meter. You still look for the amount of change from one...
10-19-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 931
Posted By Iride01

Jac41721 Well did you get any relief for...

Jac41721

Well did you get any relief for your situation. Or are you stuck with a bike that you shouldn't have been told fit you?
10-19-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,483
Posted By Iride01

Do you regularly do rides longer than 75 miles?

Do you regularly do rides longer than 75 miles?
10-19-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Iride01

Garmin keeps all their new models very hush hush...

Garmin keeps all their new models very hush hush until the last moment. While there are some common times they release new models, it's not regular enough to say it's written in stone that they do. ...
10-19-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By Iride01

Florida is one of those places with really high...

Florida is one of those places with really high humidity. So if you want something to dry quickly so there is less chance of rusting from just being wet after you wash the bike or ride in rain, then...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 12:50 PM
10-19-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 255
Posted By Iride01

Would taking the wheels, pedals and saddle...

Would taking the wheels, pedals and saddle including the seat post off of each bike be too much work?

When you do that they'll fit in a surprisingly small space. I recently took three road bikes...
10-19-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,057
Posted By Iride01

Awesomeguy The word "tension" in cable tension...

Awesomeguy The word "tension" in cable tension might cause you to imagine mysterious things that have no impact on setting your DR's up correctly. Think of it as cable "length". What you are...
10-19-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By Iride01

It has to be square taper? BB's don't cost...

It has to be square taper?

BB's don't cost much. Many 18 dollars or less. So if you were willing to change it you might find something.

It's hard for me to imagine a square taper BB today that...
10-19-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By Iride01

Knowing the exact model number will tell the most...

Knowing the exact model number will tell the most about the extra clicks you seem to feel. So as another said, pull up the hood and look for the exact part number on the body of the shifter.

But...
10-19-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By Iride01

Some brands are getting better at making a color...

Some brands are getting better at making a color that looks like chrome, shiny brass, gold, and other metal colors that have been hard to make look natural side by side.

I still just don't worry...
10-19-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 189
Posted By Iride01

If the 700 x 25 - 32 fits without wrinkling in...

If the 700 x 25 - 32 fits without wrinkling in the tire then it might be less prone to flatting. Or if it does get punctured it'll have more of a chance to being a slow leak instead of a balloon...
10-19-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Iride01

I never chase threads either. If a starting...

I never chase threads either. If a starting thread is buggered up, then I either clean it up with a file or grinder just at the place where it's messed up.

I can't think of any time I've even had...
10-19-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 363
Posted By Iride01

What kind of bike did you recently acquire? ...

What kind of bike did you recently acquire?

If it's got attach points for a rear cargo rack over the rear wheel, then that's what I'd get. You can strap large boxes on it, or just a knapsack. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 742
Posted By Iride01

If my power meter were to consistently report...

If my power meter were to consistently report everything 5% less than my actual power or heck lets say 20% less than my actual power, then how would that affect the shape and changing relationship...
10-18-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Iride01

Is that GPS distance you are using on your Garmin...

Is that GPS distance you are using on your Garmin 500 or do you have a wheel sensor? If a wheel sensor, then calibration can be all of your issue.

Personally I don't know why I should worry about...
10-18-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By Iride01

If your phone app gives you the information you...

If your phone app gives you the information you want, then use it. My only thing would be do you need to see it while riding?

I've never had a cell phone I can see decently in sunlight.

To a...
10-18-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By Iride01

In the first pic. Is that the new shifter cable...

In the first pic. Is that the new shifter cable you said you put in? Might be just shadows on the pic, but that doesn't look like a proper end on a Shimano shifter cable. Nor even for Campy.

At...
10-18-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 482
Posted By Iride01

What kind of riding do you do and how dirty is...

What kind of riding do you do and how dirty is everything else? For a bike ridden off road in mud or through lots of moist loose dirt, a pressure washer might be appropriate for the gears and much of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 742
Posted By Iride01

Pretty much my point by making the comment, but...

Pretty much my point by making the comment, but in a round about and obscure way to get there.

Even if they don't agree, consistency is more important. Even with inaccurate wind up watches of my...
10-18-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Iride01

27" road tires are getting fewer and fewer. There...

27" road tires are getting fewer and fewer. There are some still around that make them, but your choices are limited. It's probably not going to be Vee, unless it's something someone still has left...
10-18-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,270
Posted By Iride01

The CO2 inflator I have is one that just screws...

The CO2 inflator I have is one that just screws on the top of the CO2 cartridge. No lever or any valve. You just screw it on fully to puncture the cartridge then unscrew it a tad to let the CO2 flow....
10-18-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Iride01

If you live in hilly or rolling terrain, I'd...

If you live in hilly or rolling terrain, I'd recommend a multi-speed bike. Whether that's a belt drive on an IGH (internal gear hub) or a chain drive with a derailleur system, that's your choice.
...
10-18-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Iride01

It comes and goes. There is strategy with...

It comes and goes. There is strategy with selecting the tires too. Faster over more puncture resistant. Or more grippy for wet vs. dry. And others too. Or maybe the sponsor pushed them heavily. ...
10-18-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Iride01

That just reeks of pre-conceived ideas that...

That just reeks of pre-conceived ideas that probably will keep you from ever trying something long enough to see if it's helpful or not.

When I change my positions up significantly, it does feel...
10-18-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By Iride01

Probably goes in cycles. Not a pun either. Maybe...

Probably goes in cycles. Not a pun either. Maybe you got in at a time when there were the most 50 year old's that moved into this sub-forum. And there fore even with normal attrition rates there are...
10-18-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Iride01

I'd be more concerned if the heart rate strap...

I'd be more concerned if the heart rate strap interfered with the pace maker. But since the strap is passive in nature, I'd expect that answer to be a big NO.

Is your pacemaker firing off...
10-18-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Iride01

You need to go back and read the specifications...

You need to go back and read the specifications for whatever it was you bought. I would not expect a bike being shipped to me to be fully assembled, nor to even include pedals.

It's pretty hard...
10-18-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 459
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't put anything in it until you know what...

I wouldn't put anything in it until you know what other grease you might need....often.

Some pawls in freehubs might need a very light grease. But how often are you going to be lubing the pawls...
10-18-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 931
Posted By Iride01

Have you contacted the entity that handles the...

Have you contacted the entity that handles the Cycle to Work scheme? I'm assuming that must be a government entity or some philanthropic organization that should not think very highly of the shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 742
Posted By Iride01

Now you have two watches. Which has the correct...

Now you have two watches. Which has the correct time?
10-15-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Iride01

If you don't take any of the fitters suggestions...

If you don't take any of the fitters suggestions then it was probably a waste of money.

I'm, between two sizes of Tarmac 56 & 58cm and think a 54cm might actually have been best for me. Wish I'd...
10-15-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Iride01

I've been waiting for 4 maybe 5 days to see who...

I've been waiting for 4 maybe 5 days to see who posted about this first. I think you are the winner, unless it's someone in one of the other sub-forums I never go to.
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