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09-23-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 768
Posted By prj71

Agree. No need to be distracted by real time...

Agree. No need to be distracted by real time info other than a quick glance at the bike computer for current distance and speed.
09-23-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By prj71

Yup. You got it. I live in WI also. Approximately...

Yup. You got it. I live in WI also. Approximately an hour from the paved trails and 1/2 hour from the rail trails I speak of. Any given weekend in northern WI (where these trails are) has more people...
09-23-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By prj71

Be skeptical all you want. I speak the truth. The...

Be skeptical all you want. I speak the truth. The paved path I refer to is 52 miles and connects to 5 different touristy towns that have quaint little coffee shops, restaurants and gift shops. The...
09-23-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By prj71

It's not their motivation...or lack thereof in...

It's not their motivation...or lack thereof in this case. I'm not amused by the increased users on the trail. Especially ones with poor bike handling skills. If it were not for e-bikes there...
09-23-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By prj71

As I mentioned previously....these are...

As I mentioned previously....these are recreational trails only that traverse through very rural areas. They are not trails that you ride to get from home to work or home to the store or home to the...
09-23-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 737
Posted By prj71

I saw three OneWheel guys on the mountain bike...

I saw three OneWheel guys on the mountain bike trail a few weeks ago. They mentioned they wiped out a lot.
09-23-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By prj71

Considering the folks on e-bikes previously...

Considering the folks on e-bikes previously didn't ride or had no interest in riding it's kind of obvious why they are riding an e-bike...It doesn't take as much physical effort.

At the start of...
09-23-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 737
Posted By prj71

You guys just wait. The e-bikes have opened...

You guys just wait. The e-bikes have opened pandoras box and we are going to see a lot more of this in the future. It's only going to get worse.

Last year our on our local mountain bike trail,...
09-22-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 498
Posted By prj71

This^^^^ I'm always astounded how people log...

This^^^^

I'm always astounded how people log on to a forum of bike enthusiast seeking medical advice.

If I'm not feeling well I make an appointment with my doctor. I don't make an appointment...
09-22-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By prj71

Sounds good in theory, but not realistic due to 2...

Sounds good in theory, but not realistic due to 2 factors. Uphill climb for about a mile. Our summers are humid. 70-100% humidity most of the time. Humidity is 87% right now as I type this.
09-21-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 795
Posted By prj71

OK. I never use anything but the app. But I see...

OK. I never use anything but the app. But I see that now in the browser version.
09-21-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 660
Posted By prj71

This scenario and commuting to work are the only...

This scenario and commuting to work are the only reason I see a need to own an e-bike.

Why there are perfectly capable and physically fit 20, 30 and 40 somethings on e-bike leaves me scratching my...
09-21-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 795
Posted By prj71

I don't see that in my Strava. Must be a paid...

I don't see that in my Strava. Must be a paid feature for premium.
09-21-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,755
Posted By prj71

That's just it. Nobody is wearing anything of...

That's just it. Nobody is wearing anything of quality. Nothing more than cloth face undies.
09-16-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 795
Posted By prj71

What I learned this week on Bike Forums is that...

What I learned this week on Bike Forums is that we don't talk about distance when climbing hills. :D
09-16-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 519
Posted By prj71

Interesting you ask that question. My boss at...

Interesting you ask that question. My boss at work recently bought a Specialized Sirrus 2.0 and after riding it a few days a week for a month he returned it and got a full refund. He returned it...
09-16-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By prj71

I have thought about buying an e-bike for...

I have thought about buying an e-bike for commuting to work so I don't arrive sweaty. But I haven't pulled the trigger due to a house remodeling project sucking my $$ right now. Until then I'll...
09-16-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By prj71

So since the motor was turned off 90% of the...

So since the motor was turned off 90% of the time, it sounds like you have good fitness. Which then begs the question of why are you riding an e-bike?

With the motor turned on for only 10% of...
09-16-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 519
Posted By prj71

You didn't specifically mention it, but it sounds...

You didn't specifically mention it, but it sounds like you want to stick with flat bars?

This is as close as you will get to a road bike that doesn't have road bike bars. I used to have one. ...
09-16-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 796
Posted By prj71

I think so. Didn't the moderators delete...

I think so.

Didn't the moderators delete him?
09-16-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By prj71

Nice ride. Nothing bad about that. :thumb: ...

Nice ride. Nothing bad about that. :thumb:

However...A person riding that same route on a regular bike without any e-assist would have burned way more calories.

Here is a recent ride I did on...
09-15-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 850
Posted By prj71

The owner would have to pay me to take that off...

The owner would have to pay me to take that off their hands.
09-15-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By prj71

Congratulations!!! I like the color.

Congratulations!!! I like the color.
09-15-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 755
Posted By prj71

Ever since I started using this I no longer have...

Ever since I started using this I no longer have gunky or gritty chains, cassettes, chain rings or pulley wheels. Chain cleaning takes me about 10 minutes tops nowadays.
...
09-15-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,159
Posted By prj71

The girl originally bought the black Bontrager...

The girl originally bought the black Bontrager cages for her Purple Flip Trek Domane but then she wanted Purple ones to match her bike. Surprisingly she found the exact color matching purple flip...
09-15-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 755
Posted By prj71

No nasty chemicals for me and I'm too lazy to...

No nasty chemicals for me and I'm too lazy to remove the chain from the bike to clean it.

I just clean the chain on the bike with shop towels and a tooth brush and a spray bottle of Extreme Green...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

The Pro. ...

The Pro.

https://borahteamwear.com/shop/cycling-apparel/custom-cycling-collections/pro-cycling-collection/pro-cycling-jersey/
09-15-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,755
Posted By prj71

Why is that astounding? I haven't seen anyone...

Why is that astounding? I haven't seen anyone wearing masks in over a year.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

Ha!!! Probably more common than you think. ...

Ha!!! Probably more common than you think.

We just don't agree on jerseys and what the proper way is to indicate elevation when biking. :D ;)

I just ordered an expensive jersey yesterday...
09-15-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,159
Posted By prj71

Replacement not hard to find on amazon or e-bay. ...

Replacement not hard to find on amazon or e-bay. And at 1/3 of the price.

However...don't think I will need to worry about that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

^^^This!!!

^^^This!!!
09-14-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,159
Posted By prj71

Nope. Exactly the same. The Bontrager one is...

Nope. Exactly the same. The Bontrager one is just a rebranded chinese one. And I've never had a water bottle cage fail or break ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

So now your the 2nd (maybe 3rd person??) I know...

So now your the 2nd (maybe 3rd person??) I know that would interpret it that way. ~ 2.5 miles at 5% slope. MTB...not road cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

Yet your veloviewer signature shows ft. for...

Yet your veloviewer signature shows ft. for climbing.

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

Must be a roadie thing or a you thing. Gene gets...

Must be a roadie thing or a you thing. Gene gets it. As do 99.9% of other cyclist friends that I have had the same conversations with. When I had conversations with other cyclists about the race and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

I NEVER claimed to have climbed 13,200 feet in...

I NEVER claimed to have climbed 13,200 feet in each lap of a 19 mile race. Please show where I said that. You keep throwing out a number I never said. And I know how climbing and strava works so no...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

No ****. Tell me something I don't already know. ...

No ****. Tell me something I don't already know. I use Strava all the time. Again...I thought you were talking heart rate zone and I clarified that above in my reply to WhyFi.

I never said...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

My apologies. I thought GhostRider was talking...

My apologies. I thought GhostRider was talking about heart rate zones. My fault for misunderstanding what he was referring to. I was referring to my heart rate average being in Zone 4 for the race I...
09-14-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 486
Posted By prj71

Giant FastRoad ...

Giant FastRoad

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/bikes/road-bikes/fitness

Specialized Sirrus
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

Huh? What? Where are you getting 13,200 feet of...

Huh? What? Where are you getting 13,200 feet of climbing from? Who said that?

Dude...what are you smoking?
09-14-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,497
Views: 397,507
Posted By prj71

Depends how old. Some older helmets don't have...

Depends how old. Some older helmets don't have UV inhibitors to protect the shell and then shell breaks down and becomes brittle over time from UV exposure.
09-14-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,159
Posted By prj71

Yeah I know that. Wasn't expecting it on the...

Yeah I know that. Wasn't expecting it on the Bontrager bottle cages and it pissed me off that I spent so much money on them just because the Bontrager name is slapped on it. Talk about a racket.
09-14-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,755
Posted By prj71

This is simply not true. I had Covid last...

This is simply not true.

I had Covid last October. Lasted a Friday through the following Wednesday. Some fever, minor cough and a couple of naps here and there during the day. By Thursday I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

Can't say I disagree. :lol: That was my...

Can't say I disagree. :lol:

That was my average. It went up and down during the (MTB) race. ~2.5 miles of climbing each lap was a contributing factor.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

I have a heart rate monitor but no power meter. ...

I have a heart rate monitor but no power meter. Heart rate gets broadcast to my Garmin edge when I'm riding. I found it useful for indicating when I should back off a little on my rides/races so I...
09-14-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By prj71

Ain't that the truth. They aren't going to lose...

Ain't that the truth. They aren't going to lose any weight riding those e-bikes.
09-14-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,159
Posted By prj71

So something I recently learned. I have a couple...

So something I recently learned. I have a couple of carbon Bontrager water bottle cages I purchased at the Trek bike shop for $70 each. After purchasing them I decide I wanted a different color....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,489
Posted By prj71

I do. Zone 2 for 2 hours is an easy ride for...

I do.

Zone 2 for 2 hours is an easy ride for me. I would barely breaking a sweat or even breathing hard.

A long distance ride more than 100 miles could also be easy if the elevation is low.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,314
Posted By prj71

What's the cost of rim replacement vs. rotor...

What's the cost of rim replacement vs. rotor replacement?
09-13-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,265
Posted By prj71

Not only do they make hills shorter they require...

Not only do they make hills shorter they require less effort.
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