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08-17-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 226
Posted By Iride01

I think that's basically the idea. And don't...

I think that's basically the idea. And don't forget, they were designed to be work with the smooth bead or hookless rims.

And probably someone else might know better, but the crochet type rims...
08-17-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 50
Posted By Iride01

I would mount it more vertical than horizontal. ...

I would mount it more vertical than horizontal. Probably be better to get one of those bottle cages that mounts to your saddle and hangs off the back. Seems like I've seen some that mount on the...
08-17-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By Iride01

Push the up button on the left side, then...

Push the up button on the left side, then <sensors> <select your varia id> <sensor details> <radar alert settings> <tones> then you have a choice of multi tone or single tone. Try the other. Though...
Forum: Southeast
08-17-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By Iride01

Take a look on Google Earth and go down to street...

Take a look on Google Earth and go down to street view if it has a street view for it. However on Google Maps, the section I saw looked like tractor tire path in a bean field. Maybe old imagery...
08-17-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By Iride01

Probably similar to just the chance of a spoke...

Probably similar to just the chance of a spoke nipple failure. Though if this is more than just the surface rust I am imagining, then maybe a teeny bit more.

What are the chances of any spoke...
08-17-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By Iride01

The OP said polish, not just clean.

The OP said polish, not just clean.
08-17-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 116
Posted By Iride01

I don't use it. Never needed it. If you wear...

I don't use it. Never needed it.

If you wear cotton underwear under your bibs or shorts while you ride, you will need a lot of it. Also seems to help if you keep hair down there short and groomed!...
08-17-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By Iride01

Many Shimano STI's have a reach adjustment on the...

Many Shimano STI's have a reach adjustment on the levers to allow them to be a little closer to the bars. Some of the older STI's used a block that was put into place and most of the newer STI's use...
08-17-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Posted By Iride01

I don't put much into carb loading. At least not...

I don't put much into carb loading. At least not for a person that isn't riding a bike for a living and has a dietician, chef or someone that manages their complete dietary plan and coordinating...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,508
Posted By Iride01

I still can't get over how some people feel that...

I still can't get over how some people feel that a person getting on their wheel is so despicable. If I come up on someone's wheel and don't immediately pass them, then it's probably because I can't...
08-17-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By Iride01

And is this when your knees begin to hurt you or...

And is this when your knees begin to hurt you or do they hurt anytime you ride the bike even without sprinting up hills..

And as I ask before are you pushing a big gear ratio at a low cadence or...
08-17-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Iride01

1 old and no longer made device out of all the...

1 old and no longer made device out of all the ones you have get futched up and that bothers you?

Seems like Garmin's offer was decent. While not too terribly different in feature set, a Garmin...
08-17-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By Iride01

My son bought that a year or so ago and thought...

My son bought that a year or so ago and thought it was the greatest thing. When he first got it, he wouldn't use a normal screwdriver for anything, always had to go get the DeWalt even when I had a...
08-17-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 226
Posted By Iride01

Hookless tires and rims are not anything new. I...

Hookless tires and rims are not anything new. I was riding hookless on my Schwinn bikes in the 70's. They did disappear into obscurity for a time. Some tubeless mfr's seem to see them as a solution...
08-16-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 491
Posted By Iride01

Do you skid it and keep the wheel locked up? That...

Do you skid it and keep the wheel locked up? That looks like more than just normal wear.

There was something I read one time long ago about the number of skid patches a tire could get, but I never...
08-16-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By Iride01

Might help to say what brakes you have. The exact...

Might help to say what brakes you have. The exact part/model number really helps.

Most of the brakes I've installed didn't need any adapter. Are you putting disc brakes on something that wasn't...
08-16-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 519
Posted By Iride01

Have I ever said anything stupid? <grin> have...

Have I ever said anything stupid? <grin> have fun guys
08-16-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By Iride01

Are you talking about using their phone app to...

Are you talking about using their phone app to track your HR?

Do you have the strap? Is the strap Bluetooth? If the strap isn't Bluetooth, then your phone needs to support ant+ or what ever the...
08-16-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 550
Posted By Iride01

For many it takes some effort beside exercise to...

For many it takes some effort beside exercise to cultivate big looking biceps or other muscles. Something like protein shakes and other stuff hawked at the gym to boost profits and visual results....
08-16-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Posted By Iride01

I probably missed something, but your first graph...

I probably missed something, but your first graph only has 18 data points for each plot between 4/1 and 7/1. Does that mean you only did 17 rides in a 3 month period? Or were there other rides that...
08-16-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By Iride01

I can't diagnose you from afar. Nor am I a...

I can't diagnose you from afar. Nor am I a doctor, so in that respect I have absolutely no training to even know if there is something that needs a closer look by medical trained professionals. So...
08-16-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By Iride01

Another member here says they get a vibration in...

Another member here says they get a vibration in their Garmin Fenix when they get a Varia radar alert. Probably more noticeable than a audible alert from anything. I think that is Seattle Forrest ....
08-16-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 343
Posted By Iride01

IMO, if you want a bell sound you definitely want...

IMO, if you want a bell sound you definitely want the t'ling t'ling sound of what a proper bike bell should sound like. I walk quite a bit with my wife on the local MUP and we both agree that any...
08-16-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By Iride01

If it's old, then the batteries might need to be...

If it's old, then the batteries might need to be replaced on the sensors. And if a GSC-10 speed/cadence sensor that uses magnets, then the alignment of the magnets checked or even if the magnets are...
08-16-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 291
Posted By Iride01

I figured it very likely was through the Garmin...

I figured it very likely was through the Garmin Connect website and it's related phone app. Somewhere buried in all the terms of use that I agreed to without reading, there were probably things that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,176
Posted By Iride01

Sounds like a lot of backpedaling for something...

Sounds like a lot of backpedaling for something you twice said was worthless! <grin>

Now because I used the term "blast" you try to turn this back on me as sounding like I'm the problem in this...
08-16-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Iride01

I agree with Carbonfiberboy , most of the...

I agree with Carbonfiberboy , most of the symptoms you describe or allude to are just dehydration. Even if you didn't recognize that you were thirsty. Some get hunger and thirst confused.

Don't...
08-16-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 291
Posted By Iride01

When using my PC or Mac and on the RWGPS site, ...

When using my PC or Mac and on the RWGPS site, if I see a route on RWGPS that I want to use, I only have to pin it. Then it magically appears on my Garmin Edge.

Not sure if that is because I...
08-16-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By Iride01

Strikes your stem? I'm still not understanding...

Strikes your stem? I'm still not understanding why your bike is so different than apparently every other that hasn't had an issue like what seems to be bothering you. It's not that I'm trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 525
Posted By Iride01

I have bad roads I ride around here. Doesn't keep...

I have bad roads I ride around here. Doesn't keep me from riding them when I need to. I go around the pot holes, avoid the deep cracks that would rip my sidewalls to shreds and either bunny hop or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,176
Posted By Iride01

Wasn't this question by the OP in the very first...

Wasn't this question by the OP in the very first post the topic? You didn't seem to blast others for giving their opinion and not saying if their observations were based on a PM.


Seems my first...
08-15-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 499
Posted By Iride01

As your group grows, remember that there'll be...

As your group grows, remember that there'll be more people that may not want to ride in just the casual manner you and some others do.

So be ready with plans for that. And take note of those that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 525
Posted By Iride01

If you are thinking of a new bike, then some if...

If you are thinking of a new bike, then some if not many new road bikes are built to handle wider tires. And many gravel bikes are pretty much a road frame geometry with just provision for much wider...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,176
Posted By Iride01

No, but you were the only person to on two...

No, but you were the only person to on two occasions that stated my results were worthless.

I'd still think you'd want to do a test for yourself. It's what I'd encourage everyone to do. Find the...
08-15-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By Iride01

I'm trying to understand why you are having an...

I'm trying to understand why you are having an issue. Garmin usually includes an out front mount and their age old plastic mount with all the rubber bands.
...
08-15-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 271
Posted By Iride01

In the 70's I never needed a tool to adjust my...

In the 70's I never needed a tool to adjust my brakes other than simple wrenches to undo the pinch bolt and re-set the cable position if the barrel adjuster wouldn't get it where needed. If they were...
08-15-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Posted By Iride01

I think you also said that on the day after you...

I think you also said that on the day after you don't feel spiffy. That too is a sign of not getting enough fluids. And deydration + work isn't a good thing for your heart muscle in general.
08-15-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 259
Posted By Iride01

Unless you are very capable at DIY and able to...

Unless you are very capable at DIY and able to easily catch on to the stuff required to do the new to you electronic shifting installation, then I recommend you just buy a new bike with it already...
08-15-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Posted By Iride01

If you aren't drinking anything on a ride of more...

If you aren't drinking anything on a ride of more than 20 minutes duration then I'd have to strongly suggest that is a part of the problem.

And if you do any hard accelerations or climbs or just...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,018
Posted By Iride01

Most members here will rather you join in on some...

Most members here will rather you join in on some of the current conversations rather than reviving long dead threads just to add adulations.

The mods sort of frown on really lame posts just to...
08-15-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By Iride01

Are you pushing really hard on the pedals? Shift...

Are you pushing really hard on the pedals? Shift to a lower gear if you are. Pedaling should be easy and not require a lot of strength or muscle until you run out of lower gears.

I think you...
08-15-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 461
Posted By Iride01

It's amusing to me when people say they sweat...

It's amusing to me when people say they sweat like a pig when really they mean they sweat like a horse. Pigs don't sweat! Horses sweat profusely when worked.
08-15-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 187
Posted By Iride01

The wheel revolves around a center axis. So as...

The wheel revolves around a center axis. So as long as that is fixed. Which your axle should be unless loose or broken, then any deviation is either the wheel out of true or the tire itself is...
08-15-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 461
Posted By Iride01

I wouldn't put it on the stay. You'll have less...

I wouldn't put it on the stay. You'll have less time to notice anything bad going on before it's too late. If you can't put it inside the main triangle or on top of the top tube, then consider the...
08-15-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 187
Posted By Iride01

I'd also lean toward your wheel not being true. ...

I'd also lean toward your wheel not being true. Also, on a regular bike with a freewheel I might wonder if the axle is broken.

Also wondering if that tire is too big for the bike. Is that the...
08-15-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Iride01

If it's just surface rust, then knock off all...

If it's just surface rust, then knock off all your can with a wire brush. Use a metal primer that your paint says is compatible with it and then paint your bike.
08-15-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By Iride01

Everyone is somewhat unique in their use for a...

Everyone is somewhat unique in their use for a bike don't ride the same type of riding that others do. Many people get bikes that were made for the style of riding they do, the intensity with which...
08-15-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 315
Posted By Iride01

My pocket on the rear of my jersey. I put it in...

My pocket on the rear of my jersey. I put it in a plastic zipper bag to keep my sweat off of it.
08-14-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 368
Posted By Iride01

The tubes in my bike tires are over a couple...

The tubes in my bike tires are over a couple years old. The one spare tube in the bike bag too. I guess using that logic, I'm SOL.

However I know from experience that you can use tubes way older...
08-14-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 271
Posted By Iride01

If your brakes are the same model and series and...

If your brakes are the same model and series and your levers the same model and series, then your issue is likely the pads are spaced further on one brake than the other. As cxwrench said, just...
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