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12-07-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,325
Posted By spelger

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1074x789/screenshot_20221207_060812_spotify_b0ac6b9b4ca71da77cf7da0d50517e6b293a8faa.jpg
12-06-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By spelger

2022/23 Edition of indoor cycling setups

Its been two years. my setup has changed, not for the better though. i bought a spitfire a year and a half ago and had to garage it so needed to rearrange the third car port from a work shop to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 14,093
Posted By spelger

can't say i agree with this. look at all the crap...

can't say i agree with this. look at all the crap in the photo of post https://www.bikeforums.net/22648733-post452.html
metal flakes, brackish mineral spirits. its coming from somewhere. i clean my...
12-06-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 911
Posted By spelger

if you do use this be careful of the fittings....

if you do use this be careful of the fittings. nothing but friction holds them in place. and if you need to cut the hose for any reason make sure it is square and well seated when inserted.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,694
Posted By spelger

i've done it once on the left side only. tried as...

i've done it once on the left side only. tried as an experiment partly due to using this mirror:

https://www.italianroadbikemirror.com/

great mirror but seems to rotate from time to time and i...
12-04-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By spelger

there are enough riders to fill every world. even...

there are enough riders to fill every world. even when i used the hack i would find other riders, not much but they were there. if all worlds were available i am pretty sure none would be a no mans...
12-03-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,325
Posted By spelger

i am doubtful that that is what did him in.

i am doubtful that that is what did him in.
12-02-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By spelger

you work for zwift, don't you? the whole point of...

you work for zwift, don't you? the whole point of this thread is zwift alternatives because zwift falls short in areas. zwift is like the eclipse IDE to me, i want to like it but it still stinks in...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 14,093
Posted By spelger

technically? what makes it not a lube? from what...

technically? what makes it not a lube? from what i read (here for instance: https://www.velonews.com/gear/tech-wearables/technical-faq-should-you-leave-the-factory-lube-on-a-new-chain/) it is a lube....
12-02-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,325
Posted By spelger

i ride about half of that a year. guess i only...

i ride about half of that a year. guess i only have to worry about half of my heart. now...which half?

seriously, 40 mi/day is a lot of riding. and way too much indoors. i once did a metric...
12-01-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By spelger

Just curious, how much are they paying you?

Just curious, how much are they paying you?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 14,093
Posted By spelger

sure, there is that. but i still always come in...

sure, there is that. but i still always come in last.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 14,093
Posted By spelger

no one rides with me now. :(

no one rides with me now. :(
12-01-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By spelger

well, last time they bought RGT. maybe this time...

well, last time they bought RGT. maybe this time around they will do something with it.
12-01-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By spelger

so one thing i learned recently finishing up my...

so one thing i learned recently finishing up my FulGaz subscription doing their climbing training was to peddle at a lower cadence. well, lower for me anyway. my typical cadence is 90 -100. the...
12-01-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,325
Posted By spelger

shouldn't this be here: ...

shouldn't this be here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1259961-addiction-2022-4-a.html
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 14,093
Posted By spelger

well that is a good explanation...assuming the...

well that is a good explanation...assuming the first thing you want to do is apply wax. me? i use the chain as is since the factory lube is good. once that is exhausted then i clean with mineral...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 14,093
Posted By spelger

i don't understand why anyone removes the factory...

i don't understand why anyone removes the factory lube on a new chain. why?
11-30-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By spelger

this is the main reason why i left zwift.

this is the main reason why i left zwift.
11-29-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By spelger

no idea. but i assumed the price cut was due to...

no idea. but i assumed the price cut was due to cyber monday. i only looked yesterday. was surprised to see a V1 element for 199, regular 379. but new roam is still 399.
11-29-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By spelger

i've gone through other riders before. not a big...

i've gone through other riders before. not a big deal. to the OP: try RGT, they offer free routes daily but what they do offer is limited. and speaking of limited, their routes are very...
11-26-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,489
Posted By spelger

i must have been living in a cave... ...

i must have been living in a cave...
...
11-26-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,489
Posted By spelger

good idea. what do you think...duct tape or super...

good idea. what do you think...duct tape or super glue?
11-26-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,489
Posted By spelger

heck, now i'm thinking of filing them down now...

heck, now i'm thinking of filing them down now just to see how inconvenient it is having them. like tomato coupe (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/tomato-coupe-170733.html) said, its not the...
11-26-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,489
Posted By spelger

you toss away valve caps?!? now that's dumb. or...

you toss away valve caps?!? now that's dumb. or is it stupid...what's this thread about again?
11-25-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,489
Posted By spelger

wait, you mean that's not cool?

wait, you mean that's not cool?
11-22-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 821
Posted By spelger

12" ginko? Must have been a bonzi. ;)

12" ginko? Must have been a bonzi. ;)
11-20-22, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By spelger

No, but a quick search shows that some door...

No, but a quick search shows that some door openers operate around 300 mhz and 2.4 ghz is a harmonic (Bluetooth range), but a pretty low power I'd expect. Doubt it's related.
11-20-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By spelger

I upgraded back in December last year. Went from...

I upgraded back in December last year. Went from triple to double, 8 speed to 10 speed. Needed shifters, cranks, bb, front derailleur, rear derailleur, associated cabling and housing. Glad I did it....
11-19-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,267
Posted By spelger

somewhere in the universe someone is doubling...

somewhere in the universe someone is doubling down to compensate. hell, i'll do it myself just to be sure...i double dog dare you!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,495
Posted By spelger

well that explains the missing photos. totally...

well that explains the missing photos. totally missed the date. the train was just outside viginia city, nv. the train runs on part of the remaining viginia and truckee (V&T) railroad. now it only...
11-17-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,189
Posted By spelger

bet you had some splainin' to do.

bet you had some splainin' to do.
11-17-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 973
Posted By spelger

is this any different from a year ago? it looks...

is this any different from a year ago? it looks the same to me, even your guy was doing the odd pushups too.

i decided to use FulGaz this season instead of Rouvy. a week and a half in and i...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,495
Posted By spelger

photos are nice. for some reason only ~half of...

photos are nice. for some reason only ~half of the post's photos show up.

her's mine. i know, boring. but the train i later came across was nice.

...
11-14-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By spelger

I've heard of this. Bad PID loop, should never...

I've heard of this. Bad PID loop, should never happen with competent programming. Shame on wahoo for not fixing this in their FW updates.

and shame on zwift for not detecting this.
11-13-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,340
Posted By spelger

I have one bike. I am never bored riding it.

I have one bike. I am never bored riding it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 951
Posted By spelger

not bad. just cut off the bits on the right side...

not bad. just cut off the bits on the right side adn add some mass to the left side and there won;t be anythign to kick.
11-12-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By spelger

i think you need to isolate the problem, is it...

i think you need to isolate the problem, is it zwift or is is the connection or is it the kicker. likely not the connection. wahoo had a phone app that could control the kicker. you mikght see if...
11-10-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,635
Posted By spelger

Or make a rapper's necklace.

Or make a rapper's necklace.
11-07-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,247
Posted By spelger

unless you're being chased by a pack of wasps....

unless you're being chased by a pack of wasps. worse if they have rabies.
11-06-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By spelger

wraps or not, this just seems like a disaster...

wraps or not, this just seems like a disaster waiting to happen. i'll stick with my cinder block, heavy, stable, non-slip.
11-06-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,790
Posted By spelger

i struggle on gradients above 20 so i know how...

i struggle on gradients above 20 so i know how the e-bike feels.
11-06-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,272
Posted By spelger

well, if its anything like matter and...

well, if its anything like matter and antimatter...
11-05-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,790
Posted By spelger

if i recall correctly i used a bike calc and...

if i recall correctly i used a bike calc and found teh speed to be ~9mph @ 800W with similar weights. that made more sense to me.maybe the rider is a bit heavier.
11-05-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,272
Posted By spelger

the way I read the OP is the dirty looks came...

the way I read the OP is the dirty looks came from riders approaching from the front.
11-05-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By spelger

https://www.bikeforums.net/22701550-post2.html

https://www.bikeforums.net/22701550-post2.html
11-05-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By spelger

when i used rollers that made the bike higher...

when i used rollers that made the bike higher than normal for me. i used to put a tool box next to the bike so i could stand on it then get on the bike. maybe you can try somethign like that? i'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,484
Posted By spelger

i meant to comment on this yesterday but...

i meant to comment on this yesterday but forgot...that quick link looks beat to hell, side plates don't look nearly as bad. i run 10 speed (SRAM) and mine look nothing like that. yours being 12 maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,484
Posted By spelger

that's a nice benefit. do they have to claim that...

that's a nice benefit. do they have to claim that against their taxes?
11-02-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By spelger

i doubt it, i don't think they can go as fast as...

i doubt it, i don't think they can go as fast as us.
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