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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By Robert A

Post #5 just makes a statement, but doesn't shed...

Post #5 just makes a statement, but doesn't shed any light on it. I've always been weaker the first 24 hours after arriving in altitude, and gradually get stronger as a few days go by. Why am I more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By Robert A

Why is that so?

Why is that so?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By Robert A

I live at sea level, and the soonest I can arrive...

I live at sea level, and the soonest I can arrive is the Wednesday before the Saturday right (so three nights of getting used to the elevation). Should I not bother going?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By Robert A

Copper Triangle Ride (Colorado)

Anyone done this ride before? Is it well organized and worth doing? It's 75 miles, 6,500 feet of climbing (to 11,000 feet)
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,238
Posted By Robert A

Copy that link over to your browser and bookmark...

Copy that link over to your browser and bookmark it. Then after each ride, see if it correctly reports the ride. The last ride is always there, but anything previous is lost.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,238
Posted By Robert A

I use both links and it makes no difference. Out...

I use both links and it makes no difference. Out of 20 rides, maybe 15 will track. Sometimes all rides will track, sometimes three rides in a row will fail. Sometimes a ride will track and then...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,238
Posted By Robert A

It shows were you've been, where you are, and...

It shows were you've been, where you are, and where you're headed (if there's a route). It also provides metrics such as speed, HR, etc. Mine is completely unreliable, and I have spent the past year...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,238
Posted By Robert A

For the Wahoo users who use Live Tracking, how...

For the Wahoo users who use Live Tracking, how reliable is it? Any problems with the recording terminating in the middle of the ride, or failing to record at all?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,816
Posted By Robert A

I'll take more and more of the lane as speed and...

I'll take more and more of the lane as speed and safety dictate, but I'll try to allow cars to pass when I can. The decision to move further into the lane is unrelated to posted speed limits, but is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By Robert A

If the tire held air without issue before...

If the tire held air without issue before deflation, how does rim tape affect the tire's ability to re-seat once compressed air is added?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By Robert A

Didn't say, but the guy who took the rim in...

Didn't say, but the guy who took the rim in questioned whether it was truly tubeless compatible. I think the shop just had a more powerful compressor.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By Robert A

The LBS got it to seal, but not easily. Some of...

The LBS got it to seal, but not easily. Some of your suggestions above weren't quite pertinent since I didn't pull the tire off the rim, but I did try inflating with the valve core removed. That...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By Robert A

I don't think the thread about he strange...

I don't think the thread about he strange cracking was mine, and this tire has had no problems holding air. Easton rims have tape, but that's not the issue. My LBS got it to seat just now, but not...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By Robert A

<That's obviously unseated, but you're still not...

<That's obviously unseated, but you're still not providing context to explain your problem clearly. When you say, "even after letting air out" there's the implication that the tire was seated and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By Robert A

I'm guessing they have a power-enough weapon to...

I'm guessing they have a power-enough weapon to get the job done.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By Robert A

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By Robert A

if a gas station compressor canít do it, what are...

if a gas station compressor canít do it, what are the chances a home compressor will work?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By Robert A

Seating issues: Conti 5000TLs with Easton R90 rims

Anyone happen to be using Conti 5000TLs with Easton R90 rims? I cannot get the tires to seat, even after letting air out to add sealant. I've used gas station pumps, C02 carts, the Bontrager TLR...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,361
Posted By Robert A

I rewatched it and the officer was totally in the...

I rewatched it and the officer was totally in the wrong. There's no reason a car cannot overtake a slow-moving vehicle on the left side of the road.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,361
Posted By Robert A

It sounds like the cyclist was riding in the...

It sounds like the cyclist was riding in the middle of the road when the officer overtook him with <3 feet of distance. The officer is correct that the cyclist should be to the right, but is wrong...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,361
Posted By Robert A

I don't understand what happened here. Were the...

I don't understand what happened here. Were the cyclists somehow hugging the left side of the road because the video doesn't show it that way.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,709
Posted By Robert A

It isn't absolutely necessary, but it does...

It isn't absolutely necessary, but it does provide faster, more accurate data, especially on grades. I think GPS only measures the horizontal distance between two points. The wheel sensor will...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,709
Posted By Robert A

I agree that the Auto setting is the best way to...

I agree that the Auto setting is the best way to get accurate, calibrated results from the speed sensor. But I don't agree that the setting means you're defaulting to GPS for measurement. All Auto...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 01:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,361
Posted By Robert A

I don't think that's correct. You get a citation...

I don't think that's correct. You get a citation on a bike, it shows up on your MVR and your insurance carrier finds out. A vehicle code violation is a vehicle code violation.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 460,175
Posted By Robert A

Will check it out, but I found hwy 39 rather...

Will check it out, but I found hwy 39 rather treacherous with vehicle traffic.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 460,175
Posted By Robert A

Know any similar routes closer to town (further...

Know any similar routes closer to town (further west)? Haven't done the ski lift climb yet -- 2,000 feet over 4.5 miles in addition to all the other climbing would be a significant challenge.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 460,175
Posted By Robert A

Thank you. Having an iPhone 12 Pro helped.

Thank you. Having an iPhone 12 Pro helped.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By Robert A

Are you open to the L.A. River or the San Gabriel...

Are you open to the L.A. River or the San Gabriel River? Almost perfectly flat dedicated bike bath, and you can easily construct a Century between these two rivers. Zero vehicle traffic, but it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 460,175
Posted By Robert A

Glendora Ridge Road, near Los Angeles. ...

Glendora Ridge Road, near Los Angeles.
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,647
Posted By Robert A

My experience, after replacing the head unit...

My experience, after replacing the head unit twice, and even upgrading to a new phone, is that it works at first and eventually fails. In the three weeks since I bought an iPhone 12 Pro, the tracking...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,619
Posted By Robert A

I love my tubeless setup, but no way do they have...

I love my tubeless setup, but no way do they have the same feel as sew-ups, especially silk sew-ups. And with tubeless, I am slightly less confident that I can get up and rolling again if there's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,545
Posted By Robert A

Had the same issue and went with aluminum. I...

Had the same issue and went with aluminum. I ride in a lot of hills and didn't want to worry about overheating the rims on steep downhills or wearing out the brake track. I also didn't see a clear...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,382
Posted By Robert A

I have done all of these things, and mine works...

I have done all of these things, and mine works about 2 of every 5 rides. Wahoo says my situation is unique as they receive very few reports like mine. The only thing I haven't done is replaced the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,382
Posted By Robert A

Excuse me, but how do you connect the Bolt...

Excuse me, but how do you connect the Bolt directly to Strava without going through the Elemnt app?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,382
Posted By Robert A

Has anyone had problems with Live Tracking not...

Has anyone had problems with Live Tracking not working? Mine works <50% of the time. I have Wahoo senior support helping me and have replaced the head unit and checked all the settings. The only...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,382
Posted By Robert A

It happens to be sometimes. You just have to go...

It happens to be sometimes. You just have to go into the ride history on the app and prompt the update by pulling down on the screen.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,586
Posted By Robert A

I don't think it's quite that simple. In...

I don't think it's quite that simple. In addition to being more resistant to flats, tubeless tires are faster and lighter than tubed tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,378
Posted By Robert A

My question as well. There seem to be a lot of...

My question as well. There seem to be a lot of fans for the product so it seems worth checking into.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,378
Posted By Robert A

I'll check into it. I often ride on PCH (Pacific...

I'll check into it. I often ride on PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) with 45-50 mph traffic spanning two to three lanes. Traffic is always present and I'm wondering whether the device can discern what I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,378
Posted By Robert A

I'm asking because I want to be a safer rider and...

I'm asking because I want to be a safer rider and know how this device adds to the equation. If all it'll do is signal when any car is approaching from behind, I don't see how it'll benefit me. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,378
Posted By Robert A

I ride in Los Angeles where cars are always...

I ride in Los Angeles where cars are always overtaking cyclists. How does Varias help?
10-17-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,377
Posted By Robert A

How to carry a camera while riding

I am looking for ways to carry a medium weight camera and lens while riding my road bike. My objective is to be able to stop anywhere and take a picture from the bike. An example of the camera gear...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,444
Posted By Robert A

Do you really want to ride on cheap carbon wheels...

Do you really want to ride on cheap carbon wheels with rim brakes? What do you see as the advantage compared to aluminum?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By Robert A

Nice time too.

Nice time too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,092
Posted By Robert A

Good resource, but one question: Ultegra...

Good resource, but one question:

Ultegra R8000 mech/rim = 2272 grams
Ultegra R8020 mech/disk = 2314 grams

If the difference between rim and disc groupsets is so small, what accounts for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By Robert A

I fixed it. I was incorrect about the issue...

I fixed it. I was incorrect about the issue being present with the cable removed. The cable wasn't tensioned correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By Robert A

Install question on R8000 rear derailleur

Today, I replaced my R8000 SS rear derailleur with a longer-cage version of the same unit. Before attaching the cable, I noticed that the jockey wheels would not swing out to the smallest cog. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,411
Posted By Robert A

Disagree. I'm on tubeless and they have nowhere...

Disagree. I'm on tubeless and they have nowhere near the feel of silk sew-ups.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,411
Posted By Robert A

I have tubeless, and they're great. But they...

I have tubeless, and they're great. But they don't have the feel and character of sew-ups.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,411
Posted By Robert A

I remember having those Clement silks myself. ...

I remember having those Clement silks myself. The sound coming out of them was like wind going right through tire. They were wonderful.

To the OP, stick with your sew-ups. Learn how to perform...
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