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05-22-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 554
Posted By mschwett

No, Iím actually curious. i was trying to...

No, Iím actually curious. i was trying to accurately model the geometry of a few bikes in comparison to one of mine which has a head shock, and could not figure out an accurate correspondence between...
05-22-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 554
Posted By mschwett

thank you for this. do you know how this basic...

thank you for this. do you know how this basic concept relates to frames that have/require integrated stem/steerer components that place the minimum possible bottom of the stem well above the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 541,297
Posted By mschwett

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/902x1280/58f2f1e5_a4ae_4a27_b7fd_0d1cc33b2775_83dc6f50cf6aa282d06d4a2c665e257c43074564.jpeg
an alternate angle, for me at least :)
05-21-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 301,132
Posted By mschwett

89.5. 5000í beautiful day.

89.5. 5000í

beautiful day.
05-20-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

[/list] yes - for me at least - i havenít...

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yes - for me at least - i havenít changed one of the shifter batteries yet but i believe thereís one in each, plus the shared battery for the FD and RD. one less battery than SRAM.
05-20-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

if itís part of your ride, e.g. logging ride...

if itís part of your ride, e.g. logging ride data, count it. if itís just there for emergencies or for when you stop for a break to check your portfolio or chat, no.
05-20-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

ironically, my creo (eBike) has less batteries...

ironically, my creo (eBike) has less batteries than my aethos. a long ride at night:

iphone
front light
main battery
control unit battery
varia
HRM
ICD
05-20-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

if i could edit the title, i would! doesnít seem...

if i could edit the title, i would! doesnít seem possible.
05-20-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

right, in the bike, or attached to the bike...

right, in the bike, or attached to the bike serving a bike related function. if you have your laptop or phone in a backpack, that doesnít count. phone on your handlebars running a cycling app,...
05-20-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

hah - i didnít count my ICD!

hah - i didnít count my ICD!
05-20-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

only 38 votes, but an odd almost-valley shaped...

only 38 votes, but an odd almost-valley shaped statistical distribution with lots of 0/1 batteries and the next highest peak at 5Ė7. basically, people either avoid gadgets and high/tech bikesÖ. or...
05-20-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

i wish it wasnít so much bigger - but iím...

i wish it wasnít so much bigger - but iím guessing that practically speaking that really doesnít matter if mounted on the seat post. mine is mounted from the rear of my saddle with a 3d printed bit,...
05-20-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

the new varia is tempting, havenít read the DCR...

the new varia is tempting, havenít read the DCR review yet. do you have it yet?
05-20-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,129
Posted By mschwett

agreed, Iím not defending the passing car at all...

agreed, Iím not defending the passing car at all in that case. their impatience doesnít justify an unsafe pass. but the unsafe pass wouldnít be necessary if the uphill cyclists were both in the...
05-20-22, 01:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,129
Posted By mschwett

i think i stated it very clearly: most...

i think i stated it very clearly:



most roads i ride on are like this: a car can safely pass one bike without endangering the cyclist or a cyclist or car in the oncoming lane. two cyclists next...
05-19-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

to some extent, thatís what iím wondering. would...

to some extent, thatís what iím wondering. would it be better (lighter, more reliable, less environmental impact) if bikes had a low voltage network with a smallish central battery that could power...
05-19-22, 10:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

sorry, i assumed people would read the post text....

sorry, i assumed people would read the post text. good point!
05-19-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

the question was actually ďin or on your bike,Ē...

the question was actually ďin or on your bike,Ē should have specified also on your body!
05-19-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

****, i forgot that.

****, i forgot that.
05-19-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 955
Posted By mschwett

how many batteries are in/on your bike?

inspired by a recent conversation in another thread about batteries, e-bikes, etc.

for your most-commonly ridden bike, or the one you put the most miles on, count all the separate batteries in...
05-19-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,129
Posted By mschwett

maybe thatís a good trade off. i suppose it...

maybe thatís a good trade off. i suppose it depends on the road.

what i see more commonly on the relatively narrow roads i ride on is that the shoulder + lane or single lane on the uphill side is...
05-19-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,129
Posted By mschwett

i understand all that (iím a principal of a firm...

i understand all that (iím a principal of a firm that does, among other things, urban design), and in california the law is very clear that if the lane is of substandard width, or the bike lane /...
05-18-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,129
Posted By mschwett

or they could ride single file as far to the...

or they could ride single file as far to the right as safely possible, only taking a wider part of the lane when theyíre traveling at similar speeds to traffic (downhill, 20-25 speed limits) or itís...
05-15-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,075
Posted By mschwett

i did a loop today down along skyline, crystal...

i did a loop today down along skyline, crystal springs, and caŮada, and then back up (approx 1pm) the bay trail and all the other ****** roads it connects to over there. the headwind going northwest...
05-15-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,409
Posted By mschwett

99% ? there are many global cities with...

99% ?

there are many global cities with cycling mode share past 10%, or 10x more than your broad generalization. most are in europe or asia of course, but even in the US there are cities in the 5%...
05-15-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 672
Posted By mschwett

too much pressure on the hands and particularly...

too much pressure on the hands and particularly the carpal tunnel, which contains critical nerves. probably not really a “circulation” issue.

your weight should mostly be on your feet, then your...
05-15-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 301,132
Posted By mschwett

83.5 flat miles (3,250í) miserable headwinds...

83.5 flat miles (3,250í)

miserable headwinds (approx 30mph) on the return leg. never again.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By mschwett

thanks everyone. i was able to make it to the...

thanks everyone. i was able to make it to the shop today and these are readily available, so i changed it in advance of tomorrow's ride. tubeless conversion will have to wait another 1,000 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By mschwett

is this still rideable?

specialized turbo cotton 700x26

still a tiny bit of the wear dots visible, but just noticed that a bit of the outer (black) part is delaminating from the inner (tan) part.

this is the rear, iíd...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,015
Posted By mschwett

good summary. the last step in the story is, they...

good summary. the last step in the story is, they strengthened the wheels slightly (and in the case of the alpinist, went to a lighter hub to offset the weight) and are now selling identical-looking...
05-07-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,261
Posted By mschwett

here in san francisco we have quite a few roads...

here in san francisco we have quite a few roads and mixed use paths that are very near sea level, and more and more frequently flood during king tides. iíve stupidly ridden through these, not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 541,297
Posted By mschwett

a familiar road for most Bay Area road cyclists… ...

a familiar road for most Bay Area road cyclists…


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x934/c19afccd_2798_46ad_809f_ca48c3f4bd64_b4d7ce7d2a2d55409fea705c41514fb67be798e3.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,710,339
Posted By mschwett

some aerothan tubes. had a slow leak on the rear...

some aerothan tubes. had a slow leak on the rear (about 20psi a day) so I changed it out, so far so good. 30 whole grams saved per wheel 😂😂
05-04-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,534
Posted By mschwett

ironically, when i had covid i was FASTER on the...

ironically, when i had covid i was FASTER on the bike because my heart rate was 10% higher across the board, and i basically had no other symptoms after a day or two of crushing fatigue. iíd had...
05-02-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By mschwett

definitely too tall in localized spots, a couple...

definitely too tall in localized spots, a couple inches across. too tall by perhaps 3-4mm.

when uninflated, the bead of the tire would sit in the deep trough in the middle of the rim, next to the...
05-02-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By mschwett

they can be. theyíre not really designed for...

they can be. theyíre not really designed for this, as theyíll beep at / notify someone with an iphone who has a tag thatís not theirs ďfollowing themĒ around. this is an anti-stalking feature to...
05-02-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,054
Posted By mschwett

he or she was tricked into it by the marketing,...

he or she was tricked into it by the marketing, which is the only reason anything new is purchased!
05-01-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By mschwett

haha, yeah iíve seen that. 100 isnít over the max...

haha, yeah iíve seen that. 100 isnít over the max in this case.



yeah, my thinking too - if itís not right, donít add more pressure. that said, the tube definitely wasnít between the tire and...
05-01-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By mschwett

risk of seating a tire with compressor?

Iíve had a slow leak in my rear tire for a while (-20psi a day) so I decided to put in a new tube. roval alpinist clx rim, specialized turbo cotton 26mm tire. wheel off, tire off, tube out, a little...
05-01-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,054
Posted By mschwett

the batteries that drive my di2 setup seem to...

the batteries that drive my di2 setup seem to last a VERY long time; so long that you'd have warning of them being low long before any ride of a reasonable length could exhaust them. i'm sure it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By mschwett

doesn't the varia not work while charging? when i...

doesn't the varia not work while charging? when i plug mine in, it immediately disconnects and the light turns off. or are you thinking of charging while on a break? in that case, any small USB power...
05-01-22, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By mschwett

the bike plan actually has provisions for major...

the bike plan actually has provisions for major east-west improvements from the park to market street, and there are already some semi-decent bike lanes. The protected stretch on fell from Steiner is...
04-30-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,089
Posted By mschwett

i get bored/inattentive and drift back to 56/44...

i get bored/inattentive and drift back to 56/44 before my left leg fatigues. it does feel unnatural, and if i get out of the saddle and really hammer, the peak power is notably lower (900 vs 1100) if...
04-29-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,089
Posted By mschwett

nice. i am absolutely going to do that. thanks!!

nice. i am absolutely going to do that. thanks!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,173
Posted By mschwett

i am somewhat curious what non-professional...

i am somewhat curious what non-professional really cares about a bike being +/- 300g heavier. maybe itís an outlier but when i look at high end road bikes which came both disc and rim (e.g. tarmac...
04-29-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,089
Posted By mschwett

4 more hard-ish rides and my balance is holding...

4 more hard-ish rides and my balance is holding at 45/55. i can definitely ďtargetĒ the left leg and bring the power up to 50/50 by being very conscious of it, but after 10-15 seconds i go back to...
04-29-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,054
Posted By mschwett

+100,000 itís also a not so subtle way to to...

+100,000

itís also a not so subtle way to to imply that weíre all naive and easily fooled whereas they are discerning and wise.
04-29-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,741
Posted By mschwett

that's fair, everyone has a different mental...

that's fair, everyone has a different mental outlook and work may be a positive or negative factor for a million different reasons. it's definitely a big change for most people to go from full time...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,173
Posted By mschwett

i do the same, gravel and road wheels/tires, and...

i do the same, gravel and road wheels/tires, and sometimes have to loosen the calipers, brake, retighten. it takes 30 seconds perhaps, and tends to occur when i've ridden one wheelset for a long time...
04-28-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 56,508
Posted By mschwett

hereís my comparison: fiveTens + stamp1...

hereís my comparison:

fiveTens + stamp1 pedals: 431g + 166g = 597g

exos and speedplay cleats + speedplay pedals: 258g + 84g = 342g

pretty big difference of 255g per side, explains why it...
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