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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 790
Posted By himespau

Not saying you should do this, but, if you were...

Not saying you should do this, but, if you were only racing on Zwift, I bet I know a number of people who'd see this and unpair the right pedal and run them as if they were a left-only Uno for races....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By WhyFi

Declaring it "fake" should do the trick,...

Declaring it "fake" should do the trick, no?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 790
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, don't misunderstand me - I'm not at all...

Oh, don't misunderstand me - I'm not at all saying that I'm disappointed or that I don't find it valuable; if it were to break, I'd get another one pretty much immediately. The difficulty in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 790
Posted By GhostRider62

One of the best uses of a power meter is to...

One of the best uses of a power meter is to improve positioning on the bike to lower aerodynamic drag.

I also tend to use the PM as a governor to keep power below a certain level on certain type...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm digging into my hoarder/packrat stash of...

I'm digging into my hoarder/packrat stash of various parts just to help friends stay on the road. Wish there was more enthusiasm for knocking this thing down so we could return to normal.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 404
Posted By sayn3ver

Fixed👍

Fixed👍
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 790
Posted By surak

I haven't done any structured training since the...

I haven't done any structured training since the pandemic started, unless strict recovery or endurance efforts count. I decided that I'd lose motivation to flog myself with intervals when I had no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 404
Posted By Kimmo

I'd be looking for a high quality pic of the...

I'd be looking for a high quality pic of the crankset, showing pristine teeth and a total lack of scuff marks on the crank arm. Never been ridden is an extraordinary claim.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,342
Posted By shelbyfv

Also be careful where you leave it. There's...

Also be careful where you leave it. There's enough aluminum in those wheels to tempt even a casual can collector/recycler.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 790
Posted By merlinextraligh

itís a useful tool training to climb where you...

itís a useful tool training to climb where you donít have hills. As noted, climbing intrinsically requires you to put out a high level of power. Itís harder to keep that level up on flats. A power...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 790
Posted By sshakari

I appreciate this post. I recently, last month...

I appreciate this post. I recently, last month got the same pedals. The most important lesson for me as you said to keep the power "engaged" on hills and flats. There have been many times I thought...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,342
Posted By veganbikes

There is also a market for synthetic weed, does...

There is also a market for synthetic weed, does not mean it is a good, it just means people will buy anything especially if marketed to them. You can buy just about anything these days.
07-22-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By treebound

Powered Up (no, not an e-bike)

Iíve been wanting to try a power meter for several years now, and last night I finally got a deal on a set of Favero Assioma Duo pedals. Iím planning on taking my first lunchtime lap with the pedals...
07-21-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 930
Posted By mwatt65

I ended up with a Garmin Edge 530, on sale for...

I ended up with a Garmin Edge 530, on sale for $249 might of preferred a larger screen for my old eyes. Seems to do a whole lot more than I'll ever need.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Texan law says you can drink whenever you want...

Texan law says you can drink whenever you want lol.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 536
Posted By DiabloScott

It used to be a sign of "established" New...

It used to be a sign of "established" New Yorkers... now it's a sign that you still have a land line.

I've had three different area codes in the same house - they keep making the areas smaller and...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 536
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I personally find the smartphone to be a total...

I personally find the smartphone to be a total miracle that has made my life so much easier and safer. I don't begrudge the cost, since I've probably saved ten times what I've spent on the hardware...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 825
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Austin Texas. Big fight about the homeless...

Austin Texas. Big fight about the homeless colonies. I gave a homeless person a 20 dollar Whataburger card so he could eat. What the person did with it I don’t know. Just show some compassion and you...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 536
Posted By TejanoTrackie

http://cdn.statcdn.com/Infographic/images/normal/2...

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Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 536
Posted By DiabloScott

Inside your house, sure. But land line...

Inside your house, sure. But land line infrastructure is going to go away as revenue goes down and they don't want to maintain the lines.

True land lines, not VOIP fake land lines, are doomed. I...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 536
Posted By prj71

:lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 536
Posted By genec

Are you aware that most smart phones allow 3 way...

Are you aware that most smart phones allow 3 way calls? Our son is in a different city and the wife and I get on our respective phones and set up a three way call and talk just like the old days......
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,644
Posted By stuff shredman

+1 on power meters in general Having one...

+1 on power meters in general

Having one totally changed the way I train and the way I ride, both measurably for the better.
I can pace myself much better on climbs. I learned that I started them...
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 415
Posted By downtube42

I've spend my career in embedded software...

I've spend my career in embedded software development for industrial equipment. Try marrying silicon, with obsolescence cycles in terms of a few years, with equipment having development cycles that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,644
Posted By RChung

Not that you'll see this but I think it's...

Not that you'll see this but I think it's probably good that you do this. You're happier and it doesn't matter to me because I get to make comments without your responses, so it's pretty much a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,644
Posted By chaadster

I’ve been swapping my Assiomas between bikes...

I’ve been swapping my Assiomas between bikes regularly since ‘18. No issues with longevity/durability insofar as I can tell. My experience isn’t definitive, but we see a lot of folks swapping, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,644
Posted By MinnMan

I can't see how. If anything, frequent swapping...

I can't see how. If anything, frequent swapping keeps them from rusting onto your cranks.

BTW, pedals that mount/dismount with an Allen wrench, such as the FAs, but quite a few others, are easier...
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By Zedoo

Or we could assume it's money laundering.

Or we could assume it's money laundering.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,644
Posted By DaveLeeNC

I have (dual) Garmin Vector 3's on my Emonda SL6....

I have (dual) Garmin Vector 3's on my Emonda SL6. I don't know if this is normal or not, but my power balance (L-R) runs anywhere from 51/49 to 54/46. On an absolute basis that means that (on some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,644
Posted By GhostRider62

If you have the resources, put meters on both...

If you have the resources, put meters on both bikes. If not, buy pedals and transfer.

Better yet, just use the good bike all the time. Sell the beater to pay for the new pedals.
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By RubeRad

[/color] Hey, they should isolate these sheep...

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Hey, they should isolate these sheep with the slower-aging DNA, and breed them :innocent:
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,855
Posted By J.Higgins

I fully and wholeheartedly agree. Wife and I love...

I fully and wholeheartedly agree. Wife and I love hiking. We do trails that we can take Polly, our lab. I do try to walk with her almost every day. She is a better pup for it. She looks forward to it...
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,855
Posted By GhostRider62

Hiking boots are cheap.

Hiking boots are cheap.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By WhyFi

Then I'll wait two generations for a 250w motor...

Then I'll wait two generations for a 250w motor to hit Ultegra. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By chaadster

Oh for sure… Tweetsie and Creeper are rail...

Oh for sure… Tweetsie and Creeper are rail trails, right? Yeah, you’ll be crushin’ those; the Diverge isn’t the most gravelly of gravel bikes in terms of geometry, so it’ll feel like a road bike. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,681
Posted By ThermionicScott

Absolutely YES. Buy a REMA patch kit or two, make...

Absolutely YES. Buy a REMA patch kit or two, make sure you wait for the glue to dry (this is counter-intuitive but important) before applying the patch.

I wonder if my patched tubes will have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,028
Posted By yarbrough462

The UCI weight max of 6.8kg on bikes means that...

The UCI weight max of 6.8kg on bikes means that there is no weight penalty at the pro level. You can easily get disc bikes below that limit...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,681
Posted By jaxgtr

Yeah it already is....I was just pricing some new...

Yeah it already is....I was just pricing some new tires for my truck, I was thinking it might be cheaper to just get a new truck
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,681
Posted By WhyFi

You mentioned this earlier in the year, and it...

You mentioned this earlier in the year, and it prompted me to buy my 2022 tire supply at the same time that I bought my tires for this year. I haven't looked too much since, but on the occasions that...
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By gios

Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh - Saint Sophia the...

Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh - Saint Sophia the Almighty Wisdom

https://i.imgur.com/7wAn0Hv.png?1

Konstantin Razumov - Le dťcolletť ( the neckline )

https://i.imgur.com/A10GBed.png
...
07-12-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By canklecat

Some studies indicate insulin sensitivity and...

Some studies indicate insulin sensitivity and related blood sugar issues may be more of a problem than we'd realized with physically active folks. A few things that work for me:

Skip any snacks,...
Forum: Foo
07-12-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By majmt

Ram ...

Ram

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Forum: Foo
07-11-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 325
Posted By Hondo Gravel

The chicks have hatched

Bought a Texas bird book and these are Cliff swallows I think there is about 4 baby birds in the nest. Both parents are involved in feeding the chicks. Look closely one is sticking it’s head out. It...
Forum: Foo
07-10-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,187
Posted By genec

I still see a need for parks and green space in...

I still see a need for parks and green space in dense urban areas. To my mind, there should be a park or green area within short walking distance of every urban home. Besides the mental relief...
Forum: Foo
07-10-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,187
Posted By clemsongirl

If you looked into it youíd see there are some...

If you looked into it youíd see there are some very good examples ofÖ.if a boycott or divesting reflects a positive movement it can definitely have an effect on the engaging in negative behavior,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 663
Posted By rsbob

I get grumpy if I don’t have some form of...

I get grumpy if I don’t have some form of exercise daily (cycling, hiking) unless in recovery from an especially tough workout. Most competitive people I associate with have a workout plan, if not a...
Forum: Foo
07-09-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By Eric F

In related news... ...

In related news...
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 663
Posted By seypat

No. I have other things I do besides cycling.

No. I have other things I do besides cycling.
07-06-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,014
Posted By ksryder

OP simply asked if any current bike computers are...

OP simply asked if any current bike computers are capable of phone calls. The answer is no.

Everyone wants to pile on as to why we don't need it and why OP should feel bad for even asking. I...
Forum: Foo
07-05-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By Jseis

Route 101 ...

Route 101
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