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Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-28-09, 08:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,152
Posted By ebrady
Probably will have to take next year off from LD...

Probably will have to take next year off from LD riding. Had an injury this year, have not quite recovered yet. Next year will be a rebuilding year....
I rode 200K, 300K, and 400K with the Ohio...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 08-03-09, 02:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,115
Posted By ebrady
If you can stay on the bike for days at a time,...

If you can stay on the bike for days at a time, it is comfortable, doesn't break down, and you love riding it, then it will work for brevet riding...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-27-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,217
Posted By ebrady
+10 on this! I found out through a lot of trial...

+10 on this! I found out through a lot of trial and error that Gels worked best as a supplement to real food on long rides, not as the main fuel source.

However to answer the original poster's...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-15-09, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,321
Posted By ebrady
While I like having the strobe option, especially...

While I like having the strobe option, especially for riding in the rain. I find that most flashlights implement the strobe function in an annoying fashion. My light in particular is an MTE P7 5...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 05-25-09, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,773
Posted By ebrady
Two 750ml ounce bottles at a minimum. I try...

Two 750ml ounce bottles at a minimum.
I try to budget a bottle for every 15 miles of riding in decent weather. I carry additional bottles in the back of my Jersey if it is greater then 40 miles...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 05-22-09, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 698
Posted By ebrady
Same here, first 200K of the year I grabbed a big...

Same here, first 200K of the year I grabbed a big Italian sub at 60 miles, for the next 12 miles it felt like I had a rock in my stomach, but man did I get a boost of energy. Did it on a 300K also,...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 04-29-09, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By ebrady
If the muscles are cramping and not releasing, it...

If the muscles are cramping and not releasing, it is your body telling you that your hydration levels may not be adequate.

For me, the solution has always been to take in a large dose of fluids,...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 04-19-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,627
Posted By ebrady
Sound tasty, short rides take a few slices, long...

Sound tasty, short rides take a few slices, long ones 1/2 - whole loaf. I would be to use regular sugar instead of stevia on the long rides so as to get some extra calories.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-16-09, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,378
Posted By ebrady
I had the same issue on a 200K ride a couple of...

I had the same issue on a 200K ride a couple of weeks ago with the GPSMap 76CSX.
After some research I came across these two posts
...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-07-09, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By ebrady
Attached is the e-mail thread between me and...

Attached is the e-mail thread between me and Garmin on this problem (Thread is in bottom up reading order). Garmin did not offer a solution, and after speaking with the rep on the phone, I realized...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-03-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By ebrady
I wonder if this occurs on Garmin's other models...

I wonder if this occurs on Garmin's other models that have auto-routing? I would be interested to hear from other people on the list. To repeat the issue all one has to do is create a "loop/loop...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-31-09, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By ebrady
Question Garmin GPSMap question

I have a Garmin GPSMap 76CSX on my bike. I have noticed that my unit's auto routing exhibits some strange behavior. Here is the scenario:

#1 - Create a looped route with numerous VIA points...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-10-09, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By ebrady
Not to get on a tangent to my original question,...

Not to get on a tangent to my original question, I would tend to think when you lean you reduce the contact size of both wheels together. So, even though leaning effects the accuracy, the rear...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-10-09, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By ebrady
Cateye Strada Cadence Sensor Mounting

Has anyone ever mounted the wheel sensor for a wired Cateye Strada Cadence computer on the front fork instead of the rear? This should be easy, it requires separating the cadence/speed sensor wires...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-01-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By ebrady
Mostly related to weight, air pressure in the...

Mostly related to weight, air pressure in the tires, and ambient temperature.
I have noticed that computers with the sensor on the rear wheel are more prone to inacuracies then front wheel ones,...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-29-08, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,191
Posted By ebrady
I usually strive to do at least a century a...

I usually strive to do at least a century a month, plus an occasional brevet. To properly balance family life and some vacationing I took six weeks off during June/July this year, 3 days after...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 587
Posted By ebrady
I guess it depends on how much you plan to use...

I guess it depends on how much you plan to use it. I needed one to do periodic maintenance on my my rear cassette and bottom brackets, other then that it collects dust in the drawer. So it was...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-18-08, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By ebrady
+1 Fitness, go with 605/705/Colorado For long...

+1
Fitness, go with 605/705/Colorado
For long distance riding and brevets, go with 60CSX/76CSX.

I had thought about the 605/705 for brevet riding, but battery life killed the deal for those...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-06-08, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By ebrady
I do not own either of these, (as of right now ...

I do not own either of these, (as of right now :innocent: ), but while doing some research I came across the GPSMAP 76csx on Amazon for about $275 dollars. This is cheaper then what the 60csx is...
Forum: Commuting 10-01-08, 08:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,417
Posted By ebrady
Half joking and half serious here, I wonder.. ...

Half joking and half serious here, I wonder..

If a bicycle is considered a type of highway vehicle, and is considered in the eyes of the law like a vehicle, and its operator is considered in the...
Forum: Commuting 10-01-08, 08:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,599
Posted By ebrady
BM is crap, I subscribed to it, after 3 issues, I...

BM is crap, I subscribed to it, after 3 issues, I realized I had wasted my money. I have found more useful biking information in just a hour on the Instructables (htttp://www.instructables.com)...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-01-08, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By ebrady
Yeah, it could fall out, that was pretty obvious...

Yeah, it could fall out, that was pretty obvious when I flipped it.

It can be mounted in the correct orientation on the non drive side, but the mount that came with mine is offset to the right...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-30-08, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By ebrady
I wondered this also when I got my first...

I wondered this also when I got my first SuperFlash. One of the great mysteries of the universe I guess. I simply took the hardware, flipped it upside down and put it on the left side instead of...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-30-08, 07:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,689
Posted By ebrady
My thoughts on some myths... #1 - Rider...

My thoughts on some myths...

#1 - Rider ability vs grams($$$)
#2 - How much energy does drafting conserve / expend.
#3 - How likely is a tire to explode on a loaded touring bike on a mountain...
Forum: Commuting 09-29-08, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By ebrady
I do not have the system installed for the winter...

I do not have the system installed for the winter yet, so I don't have an exact measurements. But I can tell you that it about 3 1/2 inches from the top of the bottom seat rail to to the bottom of...
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