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Road Cycling It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle. -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 07-13-20, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
I was on a low mileage week last week but may go even lower this week.

1. Im tired; no days off since sometime back in June.
2. Avastin injection tomorrow so I wont ride on that day.
3. Nothing but 90s and high humidity after that.
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Old 07-13-20, 08:38 AM
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I’ve always had a problem with taking time off from riding. I just like riding a bicycle and can’t help myself. Been this way for as long as I remember.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
Ive always had a problem with taking time off from riding. I just like riding a bicycle and cant help myself. Been this way for as long as I remember.
We're all that way around here, far as I can tell.
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Old 07-13-20, 08:40 AM
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I was cruising posts on the local FB cycling page and I saw it mentioned that someone had Everested in the Twin Cities. Being familiar with all of the "climbs" in the area, this struck me as totally nuts, so I had to look up the specifics. Yup, totally nuts. There are a number of segments on the hill, so I don't know which was officially used, but it boils down to ~.5 miles at ~7% for around 160-170 feet of elevation per. She went up and down 168 times over the course of 23 hours 10 minutes.

Edit - this is, more or less, the segment in question - https://www.strava.com/segments/643393

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Old 07-13-20, 08:42 AM
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I think my Vector 3 pedals gave up the ghost today. First time I have ever had issues, but reading the interwebz, seems the error I got means they have to be replaced.
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I was cruising posts on the local FB cycling page and I saw it mentioned that someone had Everested in the Twin Cities. Being familiar with all of the "climbs" in the area, this struck me as totally nuts, so I had to look up the specifics. Yup, totally nuts. There are a number of segments on the hill, so I don't know which was officially used, but it boils down to ~.5 miles at ~7% for around 160-170 feet of elevation per. She went up and down 168 times over the course of 23 hours 10 minutes.
I wonder if she's done a driveway century yet.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
I was cruising posts on the local FB cycling page and I saw it mentioned that someone had Everested in the Twin Cities. Being familiar with all of the "climbs" in the area, this struck me as totally nuts, so I had to look up the specifics. Yup, totally nuts. There are a number of segments on the hill, so I don't know which was officially used, but it boils down to ~.5 miles at ~7% for around 160-170 feet of elevation per. She went up and down 168 times over the course of 23 hours 10 minutes.
That has to be mind numbing.
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You can unlike.
Huh. I never noticed the Unlike off to the left side. I just knew that the Like button disappeared as soon as you clicked it.

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If I get COVID, I won't hold it against you, but I'm feeling fine.

Long-suffering spouse, however, threw up a couple of times last night. I think it was the organic, triple-washed greens she had for lunch. She said she's going to try them again to make sure.


So uh, let's hope she pukes again?
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All the best.
You rest up, Bill. Youre the one supposed to be taking it easy.
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha View Post
We're all that way around here, far as I can tell.
Yep.
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Originally Posted by phrantic09 View Post
That has to be mind numbing.
I just can't imagine. It makes me wonder if she did the math ahead of time and she set out with a realistic idea of how long it'd take her or if she just said, "**** it - let's go" and just didn't quit. They're both a different brand of crazy, but kudos, regardless.
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Old 07-13-20, 08:50 AM
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I think my Vector 3 pedals gave up the ghost today. First time I have ever had issues, but reading the interwebz, seems the error I got means they have to be replaced.
That blows. Warranty is long gone, I suppose?
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Old 07-13-20, 08:51 AM
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That blows. Warranty is long gone, I suppose?
shouldnt be, got them in May, its just irritating

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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
I just can't imagine. It makes me wonder if she did the math ahead of time and she set out with a realistic idea of how long it'd take her or if she just said, "**** it - let's go" and just didn't quit. They're both a different brand of crazy, but kudos, regardless.
Just winging it to bag an Everesting would be pretty interesting indeed, just riding til that elevation number ticked over.
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Old 07-13-20, 09:03 AM
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shouldnt be, got them in May, its just irritating
I <3 my Quarqs.
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I <3 my Quarqs.
If Garmin wont replace them, Im going to consider other options.
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Old 07-13-20, 09:13 AM
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I <3 my Quarqs.
Didn't I hear something in here about Stages getting their quirks sorted out with the Gen 3 models?

Starting to think maybe a left side meter wouldn't be absolutely out of the question budget wise, maybe for next season.
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Didn't I hear something in here about Stages getting their quirks sorted out with the Gen 3 models?

Starting to think maybe a left side meter wouldn't be absolutely out of the question budget wise, maybe for next season.
You cant sort out the issues with left-side-only. Stages had separate issues, but Id focus on hunting for a used Quarq or Powertap wheel or the like. Youll get actual useable data from that.
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You cant sort out the issues with left-side-only. Stages had separate issues, but Id focus on hunting for a used Quarq or Powertap wheel or the like. Youll get actual useable data from that.
Ah I see.

Need to do some reading, I suppose.
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I am waiting for the Assiomas to become available again.
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In need of some addiction bike maintenance help.

In the last ~ week, immediately after going over bumps/cracks in the road somewhere in the front end/perhaps middle of the bike there are occasional clicking sounds. It doesn't happen over every bump, but when it does there is usually 1-2 clicks, sometimes as many as five. The clicks might be evenly spaced but haven't determined if it matches wheel rpm or cadence. While at first it sounded to me like a cracking sound, I now hear it like the click similar to that of when using a shifter.

No different feel in the bike when the sound occurs or other obvious effect. Might happen only on the large chain ring. I did just have the rear derailer cable replace but that just seems to be a coincidence.

Its a carbon fiber bike, so I checked for obvious cracks on the frame, fork, wheel etc. No assplosion appears imminent.

Any ideas what or how to troubleshoot?

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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
Ive always had a problem with taking time off from riding. I just like riding a bicycle and cant help myself. Been this way for as long as I remember.
Same. Plus, every time I am off the bike more than 3 or 4 days I am askeered what little fitness I have is melting away!
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Originally Posted by SwtBadger View Post
In need of some addiction bike maintenance help.

In the last ~ week, immediately after going over bumps/cracks in the road somewhere in the front end/perhaps middle of the bike there are occasional clicking sounds. It doesn't happen over every bump, but when it does there is usually 1-2 clicks, sometimes as many as five. The clicks might be evenly spaced but haven't determined if it matches wheel rpm or cadence. While at first it sounded to me like a cracking sound, I now hear it like the click similar to that of when using a shifter.

No different feel in the bike when the sound occurs or other obvious effect. Might happen only on the large chain ring. I did just have the rear derailer cable replace but that just seems to be a coincidence.

Its a carbon fiber bike, so I checked for obvious cracks on the frame, fork, wheel etc. No assplosion appears imminent.

Any ideas what or how to troubleshoot?
Does it happen when you are off the saddle?
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Hey WhyFi are there any places up around your neck of the woods that would be good for a weekend AirBNB/VRBO getaway?

Probably wouldn't want to go all the way up to the Twin Cities but maybe the Lacrosse/Eau Claire area.
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