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01-24-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,027
Posted By cafzali

What you're experiencing is the difference...

What you're experiencing is the difference between the 5XX and the 8XX and above. I enter a destination all the time while I'm out riding and when I haven't previously been using any GPS capability....
12-21-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,690
Posted By Ogsarg

I just recently got a 530 and it works like this...

I just recently got a 530 and it works like this with my Flare RT tail light. Very nice feature in my opinion.
12-17-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,495
Posted By bikebikebike

It seems contentedness correlates strongly with...

It seems contentedness correlates strongly with having one bike and configuration.
As I have added stuff , Powermeter, Varia and used for indoor sensors with classic trainer
things began to require...
12-11-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,896
Posted By 79pmooney

My eyes thank you from the bottom of their...

My eyes thank you from the bottom of their retinas.
12-05-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,246
Posted By GlennR

"Two men walk into a b̶i̶k̶e̶r̶ ̶b̶a̶r̶ CYCLIST BAR..."

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12-02-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,000
Posted By scubaman

Iíve used rear lights from Dinotte for many...

Iíve used rear lights from Dinotte for many years, and I strongly recommend them. Iíve had police officers pull up alongside me at stop lights - and once while I was riding - to *thank* me for using...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Not what you're asking, but since you said you're...

Not what you're asking, but since you said you're struggling to get back into riding indoors, I used to drag a cheap trainer outside on cold days or when rain was coming and I didn't want to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,391
Posted By GlennR

Peace on Earth and good will toward Man/Woman. ...

Peace on Earth and good will toward Man/Woman.


The other stuff I can buy myself.
11-23-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,638
Posted By Iride01

I just got a Garmin Edge 530 after using an Edge...

I just got a Garmin Edge 530 after using an Edge 500 forever. On the newer Garmin's that allow you to set up profiles your total mileage is given for that profile. So if you want it per bike, then...
11-08-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,963
Posted By Steve B.

If the sensor was correctly paired the first time...

If the sensor was correctly paired the first time with the GPS unit, it should connect every time the sensor starts, which is when you begin rotating the wheel. You can tell in the initial system...
11-04-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,475
Posted By Garfield Cat

Try to set an example to the drivers. At...

Try to set an example to the drivers.

At stop lights, make sure the drivers behind you may turn right without waiting for you to move over.

At 4 way stop signs, don't use track stands, instead...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,871
Posted By canklecat

Takes practice to strengthen the legs, arms and...

Takes practice to strengthen the legs, arms and core, which affect balance. Give it about a month to see any improvements before tweaking the bike fit.

When I tackled more standing to pedal I...
11-02-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,475
Posted By big john

That sentiment has been around for as long as I...

That sentiment has been around for as long as I can remember. When a cyclist gets hit by a car, read the comments on the news story. Much of our country is strongly anti-bicycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 02:25 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 23,687
Posted By SurferCyclist

Di2 is superb, not tried other electronic...

Di2 is superb, not tried other electronic gearing. Is it essential? Nope. Is it great? Yes.
Once set up never needs adjusting, super easy shifting, same time every time. Integrated with head unit...
10-06-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,404
Posted By Laseranimal

Look at the Polar H9 then, still ANT+ compatible...

Look at the Polar H9 then, still ANT+ compatible just doesn't give you the Duel Bluetooth Smart, the accelerometer, and the ability to store workouts without using a device that the H10 does
10-03-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,786
Posted By bikebikebike

USB charge gauges are pretty cheap and useful. ...

USB charge gauges are pretty cheap and useful.
They go inline and can assess cords , chargers and devices
$5-$10 from amazon , ebay and alibab. May be under Power meter tester, charge tester ,or...
08-28-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,411
Posted By Iride01

On any Garmin device, when I have an issue after...

On any Garmin device, when I have an issue after an update, I do a reset. Many times that fixes oddball things. Just what some call a soft reset that doesn't affect user data. Normally hold the...
08-24-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,462
Posted By Elbeinlaw

tntyz: Thank you for taking an interest. I'm on...

tntyz: Thank you for taking an interest. I'm on Android, not iPhone, but I'm going to copy your steps and see if I can get it to work with RWGPS. The bikes are both at the shop right now for...
07-07-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By project jayden

Drones & Bikes

Anyone else fly drones here? Ever since I bought a bike a few weeks ago I have been constantly flying my drone by the lake (Lake Elsinore) close to our house. I have lived in this area for 5 years...
07-05-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By mercator

I can easily hit 1000 on gradients up to 12%, but...

I can easily hit 1000 on gradients up to 12%, but on longer climbs if I keep it under 700 then I can sustain it for up to an hour.
Pretty sure I am not an exceptional climber. If I had a power...
07-02-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,619
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

HR helps with that "which" question. HR goes...

HR helps with that "which" question. HR goes down, it's fuel. HR goes up, it's hydration.
06-29-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,804
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Most of Canada now has a 'One Meter' rule -...

Most of Canada now has a 'One Meter' rule - motorists must give at least one meter of space when passing cyclists. For lack of a meter stick carried on my bike, I estimate that my arm is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,116
Posted By bung

I have a Powerpod V3 and have been happy with it...

I have a Powerpod V3 and have been happy with it so far. Iíve never used another power meter so I canít compare its accuracy to anything else. I am more concerned with itís consistency and so far it...
06-24-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,929
Posted By fourfa

+1 that speed and cadence are not proxies for...

+1 that speed and cadence are not proxies for power. Heart rate is a direct measure of how hard your body is working, so that's a much better proxy, and plenty of info for most people to inform a...
06-15-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,127
Posted By Koyote

I have no objection to e-assist bikes. They are...

I have no objection to e-assist bikes. They are great for people who haul lots of cargo/kids/whatever, for older/weaker people who live in hilly areas, for anyone who otherwise wouldn't get out on a...
06-14-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,253
Posted By datlas

Thanks for the tips. Do have new firmware. Can...

Thanks for the tips. Do have new firmware. Can try running without phone connection to see if that helps. Will try to contact Garmin support for other solutions.

Not going back to paper maps.
06-11-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,665
Posted By tigat

Turned out the post was in a place that was less...

Turned out the post was in a place that was less specific to the bike, so I'm copying it below. Warning - it is long and has some very sad moments.

A Canvas Big Enough

This is a story about a...
06-07-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,367
Posted By fastcarbon

Strava Crushed My soul

I use Strava and am in the 75+ group; there are several Strava sections I try to be KOM on. There are about 40 of us in Orange county so things can get very competitive. My latest soul crushing...
06-07-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,782
Posted By LarryBSky

I added a tether loop as added protection in case...

I added a tether loop as added protection in case the rubber band fails....
06-04-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By Melvang

Sorry, have to brag up my wife

So, a little back story. My wife has barreled with her weight ever since puberty. She has always thought hypothyroid, but could never get a doctor to do the right tests, and stay with one doctor long...
06-04-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,102
Posted By Oso Polar

IMHO if chamois is loose enough to develop folds,...

IMHO if chamois is loose enough to develop folds, your shorts are too big. Or at least chamois is too big. Shorts with better fit are required either way. "Feels like a king double firm mattress...
06-04-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By pdlamb

I did something similar with my old computer on...

I did something similar with my old computer on tour: set it to display cadence and distance. That's what I really needed to see, make sure I wasn't dropping down to 50 rpm on the hills (makes my...
06-02-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By jleeg

At 68, and having fallen in love with the road...

At 68, and having fallen in love with the road again, I have learned the importance of rationalization. My standard ride from home starts on a mile long climb. And it stays hilly. Ok, my speed is not...
06-01-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,367
Posted By MntnMan62

I am 58 and decided I need to do something about...

I am 58 and decided I need to do something about my ever expanding waistline. I used to ride a bit years ago but lately have ridden the couch a lot more than my bikes. Enougy is enough. I decided...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,559
Posted By MidTNBrad

I was riding out in the country when a guy on a...

I was riding out in the country when a guy on a motorcycle passed me. He then proceeds to slow down to the point I catch him, sticks out his arm and waves me to give him a fist bump. Fist bump...
05-28-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,181
Posted By DrIsotope

Here's a thought project for you: what do you...

Here's a thought project for you: what do you learn by knowing how much the bike weighs? In what magical ways does your life change?

I can honestly say I have no accurate idea what any of my...
05-27-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,367
Posted By woodcraft

Your soul is easily crushed! In my area,...

Your soul is easily crushed!

In my area, often in the top 1/3- #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) ,500 or something.

KOM? Maybe next life.
05-27-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,470
Posted By Steve B.

Another option to the EW-WU111 unit is to use the...

Another option to the EW-WU111 unit is to use the XT display unit SC-MT800. It also replaces the A Junction as it has 3 E-Tube ports, BT unit and the charging port. The display unit is $90, vs. a...
05-27-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,367
Posted By Cyclist0108

Strava -- pay to be humiliated. Once I left...

Strava -- pay to be humiliated.

Once I left my Garmin on when I drove home with the bike on my car. One of the local fast people still had a significantly better time on that segment.
05-01-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,070
Posted By Ogsarg

Thinking about it from your doctor's perspective....

Thinking about it from your doctor's perspective. It's likely you are one of the most fit, if not the most fit patient he has in your age group. Imagine that he probably has to nag the vast majority...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,471
Posted By Igotdibs

Full Synchro...

Full Synchro (https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1AFAB_enUS452US452&sxsrf=ACYBGNSwlT7lCVY6XfiXN66MzQJA4kOUQg:1569194550156&q=Di2+Synchro&spell=1&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjDkfudyeXkAhVFnJ4KHd8yBBAQkeECCC8oAA)...
06-18-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,279
Posted By bogydave

Fishing with bike

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Using my bike to get to river to fish,
Russian...
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