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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-15-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,861
Posted By memebag
Or a beach cruiser. I started riding as an adult...

Or a beach cruiser. I started riding as an adult on a Electra Cruiser 1. Single speed, coaster brake, sturdy. Once I started doing 30 mile rides on it I bought a road bike, but it was a perfect...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-12-17, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 994
Posted By memebag
CAAD12 is the bee's knee's.

CAAD12 is the bee's knee's.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-11-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,782
Posted By memebag
You have another thread?

You have another thread?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-11-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,782
Posted By memebag
Here's another way to save some money: stop...

Here's another way to save some money: stop reading Bicycling magazine. Why do you read it if it causes you so much discomfort?
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-17, 03:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By memebag
I find that very hard to believe. Americans seem...

I find that very hard to believe. Americans seem like the most hydrated people in the history of the planet. I see them carrying 1 liter bottles of water with them through cities as if they were on...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-17, 07:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By memebag
I guess I've never been dehydrated before a ride...

I guess I've never been dehydrated before a ride started. Off the bike, I drink when I'm thirsty so I'm always hydrated. On the bike I drink before I'm thirsty.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-10-17, 06:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,455
Posted By memebag
Have you considered CoQ10? My doc said the...

Have you considered CoQ10? My doc said the cramps are caused by Co10 deficiency and a supplement made mine go away.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-17, 05:51 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,391
Posted By memebag
If the OP can tell the difference between those...

If the OP can tell the difference between those very high quality standards and cheap junk, then we agree, it matters. But it sounds like he can't because he posted here. And that was my question. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-17, 05:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By memebag
It isn't possible to drink enough before a long...

It isn't possible to drink enough before a long hot ride to not worry about hydration during the ride.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-08-17, 02:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,173
Posted By memebag
Visit a doctor. I've been riding about 100 miles...

Visit a doctor. I've been riding about 100 miles each week for several years and it has never affected my sex life. Well, it made me lose weight, have more energy, better circulation, etc., so it's...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-08-17, 12:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,391
Posted By memebag
Think about that. If you can't tell they aren't...

Think about that. If you can't tell they aren't real Oakley's, does "real" matter?
Forum: Road Cycling 08-08-17, 09:53 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 5,959
Posted By memebag
Excellent point. Disc brakes are caliper...

Excellent point.

Disc brakes are caliper brakes.
Caliper brakes are disc brakes.
Rim brakes are disc brakes.
Disc brakes are not rim brakes.

So it turns out I have experience with the...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-08-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 5,959
Posted By memebag
Has anyone mentioned that rim brakes are also...

Has anyone mentioned that rim brakes are also disk brakes? If not, let the record show that I did.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-08-17, 09:20 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,427
Posted By memebag
I had a weird thought last weekend while climbing...

I had a weird thought last weekend while climbing a hill. I've read stuff about the legs acting as a "second heart" to pump blood back through the veins. Is it possible that climbing (or even just...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-08-17, 06:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,143
Posted By memebag
I used to carry a big U lock. Now I just stay...

I used to carry a big U lock. Now I just stay with my bike on solo rides. I found public toilets big enough to carry my bike into. I pack Gatorade powder and refill from water fountains.

On...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-06-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,467
Posted By memebag
It isn't software. It's a capacitive...

It isn't software. It's a capacitive touchscreen. I provided a link to why they don't work with water. Did you read it?
Forum: Road Cycling 08-05-17, 07:32 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,843
Posted By memebag
Yeah, I won't ride with impolite people. We...

Yeah, I won't ride with impolite people. We can't help but form opinions of people based on how they look, what they wear, etc., but we don't actively try to harm them with those opinions unless we...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-05-17, 07:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,467
Posted By memebag
Did you google the problem? Garmin can't fix it....

Did you google the problem? Garmin can't fix it. It's a design flaw. It's a capacitive touch screen, not resistive like the other Garmins. Here's an article that will explain the issue in more...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-05-17, 12:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,467
Posted By memebag
Google "garmin edge 1000 rain". First 10 hits...

Google "garmin edge 1000 rain". First 10 hits are complaints in the Garmin support forum. The same forum is full of problems with sweat locking the screen.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-04-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,427
Posted By memebag
The system will be less efficient at a higher...

The system will be less efficient at a higher cadence because there is more motion. More motion means more friction, more energy lost to heat, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-03-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,467
Posted By memebag
It's not as good as push buttons. I have a 1000...

It's not as good as push buttons. I have a 1000 and a 25. The push buttons on the 25 are easy to use while riding ad they don't get accidentally pushed while in a jersey pocket. The 1000...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-03-17, 07:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,925
Posted By memebag
My first road bike was a $300 used aluminum with...

My first road bike was a $300 used aluminum with ragged out Tiagra. I rode it for 3 years and it was pretty horrible. I upgraded to a new $1,500 aluminum with 105. I've been riding it a year now...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-03-17, 02:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,143
Posted By memebag
I can carry enough water for 30 miles in 90F+...

I can carry enough water for 30 miles in 90F+ weather. I need to stop at least once if I'm riding 60 miles. Our group rides usually stop at convenience stores. One person stays out with the bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-03-17, 09:16 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,427
Posted By memebag
Honest physics question. No idea why it might...

Honest physics question. No idea why it might sound like trolling.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-03-17, 08:48 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,427
Posted By memebag
But if you stay at the same elevation are you...

But if you stay at the same elevation are you actually climbing on an inclined treadmill? A quick google shows suggests you are, but the physics baffles me. If I descend on a treadmill with a...
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