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  1. Good question. It works off the Garmin based...

    Good question. It works off the Garmin based ANT+ protocol. I have the Garmin chest strap mounted heart rate monitor. It sends a signal directly to the Node 1.1. I like the Node 1.1 because when...
  2. I found it; P/N 411752...

    I found it; P/N 411752 http://trekstoremadison.com/product/bontrager-inform-nebula-plus-saddle-60649-1.htm?variations=19385&gclid=CJe53Y6l4b0CFWxp7AodsT0AEA Very highly rated. Only con is...
  3. As you can see it was a long time ago. It didn't...

    As you can see it was a long time ago. It didn't work out; was uncomfortable for some reason. I finally found a Bontrager at a LBS. Unfortunately it's been discontinued but it's a winner. I now have...
  4. Hi Karen! Welcome to the site; haven't come...

    Hi Karen! Welcome to the site; haven't come across your posts till now. In addition to the smartphone app ipBiike I have a Bontrager Node 1.1 computer which tracks cadence, heard rate and...
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    +1. Way to go Louis. I began late last summer...

    +1. Way to go Louis. I began late last summer after a 43 year layoff at age 71. I've got almost 3000 miles on my bike. Twenty miles is a great accomplishment. No need to try and go farther too...
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    Lots of great answers. I began riding last July...

    Lots of great answers. I began riding last July and after searching around on the internet I found this terrific site and it's over 50 forum. Couldn't ask for more. I'm almost 72 and began last...
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    Sorry, I don't quite follow this statement. The...

    Sorry, I don't quite follow this statement. The double negative seems to imply we should drink milk. Is that your point?

    Rich
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    My view isn't scientific by any means, just...

    My view isn't scientific by any means, just intuitive. Human milk is for human babies. Cow's milk is for bovine (calves); at some point the calves are weaned and move on to other foods more...
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    Sticky: With the weather turning cold here in the...

    With the weather turning cold here in the Washington DC area I've taken to my trainer; glad I spent the extra $300 and bought it along with the bike. I modified a rolling tool tray to carry a...
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    Woo hoo; just checked and 4.3 is on its way. I...

    Woo hoo; just checked and 4.3 is on its way. I hope I can get ANT+ support. Anyone know a site which might discuss going about getting it to work?

    UPDATE: I finally got 4.3 to install on my S4...
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    Is that cross bar pack a battery supply? Are you...

    Is that cross bar pack a battery supply? Are you using an ANT+ receiver or low power Bluetooth? If so, how do you do it? I figure you either plug in the power OR the sensor. It isn't a problem...
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    Thanks Bill. I've taken a lot of information...

    Thanks Bill. I've taken a lot of information given in this forum to heart. I keep my pace up over 80 on relatively flat runs and shoot for 70 on the hills. Of course any climb over 6% means I have...
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    Lots of great responses and information. I'll...

    Lots of great responses and information. I'll try to answer in order.

    "I would lengthen and spread out the rides with a day of rest or a short recovery rise in between each."

    I noticed to my...
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    Looking for ideas about types of rides

    Well, I've been riding around Fairfax county, VA now for three months and have about 1400 miles under my belt. As predicted by other in this forum the hills seem to have smoothed out and the rides...
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    Nine worthless fitness tips

    What do you think?
    http://www.thepostgame.com/blog/list/201308/worthless-fitness-tips-you-probably-follow#4

    1. Always stretch before your workout
    2. Push through the pain
    3. To lose weight and...
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    FYI. I went on a two and a half hour ride with...

    FYI. I went on a two and a half hour ride with the Galaxy S4, HRM, cadence and speed ANT+ sensors using iPBike, screen bright the whole time and had 60% battery left.
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    I was puzzled because I did not introduce any...

    I was puzzled because I did not introduce any comment about using maps with my GPS and there has been repeated mention of phone signal strength as a factor. As I recall I mentioned earlier that, like...
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    What does phone signal strength have to do with...

    What does phone signal strength have to do with phone GPS reception or sensor tracking?
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    Yes, my screen was on full time, bright; I was...

    Yes, my screen was on full time, bright; I was using three sensors: heart rate, cadence and speed, all; ANT+. As I stated I was streaming audio off the internet the entire ride as well, so the 4...
  20. My park Workbench bike stand. I tried a "C"...

    My park Workbench bike stand. I tried a "C" clamp in a vise and all was good until I rinsed off the bike and the water landed on the vise and leaked down to where the metal clamp bar was being held...
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    Again, that's simply not the case. I just...

    Again, that's simply not the case. I just returned from over two hours riding with GPS AND strteaming audio on my S4 and it has 50% life left.
  22. It's the one which goes from Crystal city to Mt....

    It's the one which goes from Crystal city to Mt. Vernon through Alexandria, sorry.

    Rich
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    I ride down a sidepath which is 8' wide and...

    I ride down a sidepath which is 8' wide and vegetation is cleared 6' away from either edge. Still I see guys on their road bikes (and even one particular geezer on a recumbant) riding peacefully on...
  24. Good starting point for Mount Vernon trail in Washington

    I've ridden the W&OD, Fairfax Cross County Trail and Ox Road sidepath and am interested in trying out the Seventeen Mile Drive. What place would be convenient to jump onto the trail and park my car....
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    Ah well, THAT makes a lot of sense! Don't mean...

    Ah well, THAT makes a lot of sense! Don't mean to sound overly concerned but drastic fluid retention can be a sign of a potential problem. I'm no doctor but my wife was advised to let her doctor...
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