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Old 01-01-21, 09:28 AM
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
which lezyne? How long does the battery last? Have you had any issues with it connecting or did you have to do anything weird to get it to connect?
Super GPS Enhanced, since DCíd I believe. Battery life has got to be > 15 hrs and thatís with HR and power and displaying six parameters on the home screen. No issues connecting. Occasionally a little slow to acquire satellites, but only when I ride out of the garage at work, for some reason. Gets GPS and Glonass. Built-in thermometer and altimeter are way off, but thatís a minor complaint.
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Old 01-01-21, 09:30 AM
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Happy New Year!

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Originally Posted by DougRNS
Sausage and saurkraut for good luck meal today. Since it worked out so well last year. SMFH.
Again, could have been worse!

Pork-sauerkraut goulash with the half-bottle of Veuve Clicqot we didn’t open last night.

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Happy New Year!

I was asleep at 10PM last night
Ha! Amateur! I went to bed at 9.
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Had been planning for weeks to move my tires around and replace the front today, but the wear dimples are still clearly visible on the rear and I am just too cheap to take it off. Thing will definitely go > 8000 mi, barring catastrophic damage.
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Originally Posted by DougRNS
lots of alerts in greater Jefferson City.
It's a shame. We have a rare respite form #EndlessWitnter today. Mid 60Fs.
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​​​​Velo Vol at some point last year i asked if you had a cook out fast food joint near you and you responded in the negative.
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wut
2020 is never really going to end, probably.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
We're under an ice storm/sleet storm/snow storm warning at the moment. Assuming the weather-guesser is right, there will be no New Year' Day's ride at chez Trsnrtr unless it's on the Kickr.
Ditto.

I could have gone out earlier but I was busy being warm inside my house

The Trek has fresh tape and bar-ends for the new year though



I've been advised that a few coats of amber shellac will get the tape closer to the saddle color.
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Why do I see so many Brooks saddles nose-up?




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Originally Posted by genejockey
Why do I see so many Brooks saddles nose-up?
It's like sitting on a hammock. You need the front and rear supports higher than where you sit so you don't slide away from your preferred position.

The leather is quite slippy as well so they end up with the nose up more than other saddles. Individual anatomy then dictates the final angle.

Generally I like the nose of all my saddles higher than a lot of people do as well.
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Originally Posted by abshipp
It's like sitting on a hammock. You need the front and rear supports higher than where you sit so you don't slide away from your preferred position.

The leather is quite slippy as well so they end up with the nose up more than other saddles. Individual anatomy then dictates the final angle.

Generally I like the nose of all my saddles higher than a lot of people do as well.
My saddles - all 4 the same model - all have to be dead level. A degree off and I can feel it. But level, they're good for hours. But I also rotate my pelvis and keep my back straight, so the idea of a nose-up saddle feels like a junk-crusher.
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
Super GPS Enhanced, since DCíd I believe. Battery life has got to be > 15 hrs and thatís with HR and power and displaying six parameters on the home screen. No issues connecting. Occasionally a little slow to acquire satellites, but only when I ride out of the garage at work, for some reason. Gets GPS and Glonass. Built-in thermometer and altimeter are way off, but thatís a minor complaint.

Doesnt sound shabby at all. I was looking at one of these in the past and I canít remember why I stopped. Thanks for the info.
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Originally Posted by genejockey
My saddles - all 4 the same model - all have to be dead level. A degree off and I can feel it. But level, they're good for hours. But I also rotate my pelvis and keep my back straight, so the idea of a nose-up saddle feels like a junk-crusher.
I recently (last 3 months) changed my from level to a degree down. Makes the drops a lot more comfortable. Donít have any issues with my bibs or shorts slipping, my tights do tend to slide down the seat.
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Originally Posted by genejockey
My saddles - all 4 the same model - all have to be dead level. A degree off and I can feel it. But level, they're good for hours. But I also rotate my pelvis and keep my back straight, so the idea of a nose-up saddle feels like a junk-crusher.
I don't have the best form, that's for sure.

​​​​​​Maybe 2021 will be the year of core exercises.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
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It is North of the Chipotle.
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Originally Posted by abshipp
I don't have the best form, that's for sure.

​​​​​​Maybe 2021 will be the year of core exercises.
My pelvic rotation isn't a matter of good form, it's a matter of inflexibilty. Even as a yute, I could never come close to touching my toes. Mid calf at best. So I can't sit with level hips and bend at the waist, I have to rotate.
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Why do I see so many Brooks saddles nose-up?




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It is North of the Chipotle.
After you get food, Winslow, AZ is just a little ways down I-40.
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Originally Posted by genejockey
My pelvic rotation isn't a matter of good form, it's a matter of inflexibilty. Even as a yute, I could never come close to touching my toes. Mid calf at best. So I can't sit with level hips and bend at the waist, I have to rotate.
Rotate?
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It is North of the Chipotle.
Link to the post you allegedly asked about this and I said negative.
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Worked this morning for 3 hours and I built-up an appetite. Lunch was a beef enchilada with added cheese.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Link to the post you allegedly asked about this and I said negative.
that's beyond my capabilities.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
After you get food, Winslow, AZ is just a little ways down I-40.


Unfortunately there is no Chipotle or Cookout within a quarter mile of the Standin' on a Corner statues, just a Circle K, which for east coasters is like a 7-11 and a Church's Chicken which for east coasters is like a KFC. The Baptist Church should be perfectly recognizable to east coasters.
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Link to the post you allegedly asked about this and I said negative.
From Addiction LXX. It was 2 1/2 years ago. Results: Inconclusive.
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