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Old 10-14-20, 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by big john
Speaking of cages, I used to use the old Tacx cages that had a plastic loop at the bottom to support the bottle. If you hit a bump hard enough a full bottle will break through the loop. Happened at least 4 times before I stopped using them. The other thing is they don't grip the bottle, it just sits in there, so they can launch a bottle if the plastic thing doesn't break. Launched one in an intersection when I was chasing and I tried to pin it against the frame and it locked up the rear wheel. Thought I was going to have an epic high-side crash but my cat-like geriatric reflexes saved the day. Or dumb luck did.
I have never used a non-metal cage. BITD used aluminum but now using King Cage stainless steel. Some day I will move up to Ti.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
Same with tires. I had a PR on one of my rides a couple of weeks ago and a day or two later, a friend pointed out that my tires had cords showing. My first thought was, that explains why I was flying - light tires.
Rolling weight at max radius!
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Originally Posted by datlas
I have never used a non-metal cage. BITD used aluminum but now using King Cage stainless steel. Some day I will move up to Ti.
My cages match my frame materials. I couldn't ride any other way. I believe the Ti one is a King.
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Originally Posted by rjones28
How much variation is there in wear and sublimation?
Some.
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Originally Posted by datlas
Yes. Everyone got set to no/private for the flyby feature.

#AntiStalker
I missed the announcement, if there was one.

I am a mostly harmless stalker.
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Originally Posted by datlas
I have never used a non-metal cage. BITD used aluminum but now using King Cage stainless steel. Some day I will move up to Ti.
The Tacx cages were plastic coated steel, except for the loop at the bottom, which was the weak link.. I have stainless cages on the Seven. They don't mark the bottles much. Some guys use those aluminum cages and their bottles turn black from the cages.
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Originally Posted by datlas
I have never used a non-metal cage. BITD used aluminum but now using King Cage stainless steel. Some day I will move up to Ti.
I still have an old aluminum Paramount cage from the 80s. It's 50g.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I missed the announcement, if there was one.

I am a mostly harmless stalker.
So you say.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I am a mostly harmless stalker.
Oh?
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Originally Posted by rjones28
So you say.
I give kudos to people in my FlyBys. #Encouragement
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
OK. There is a FlyBy setting that must have been switched to no one can see. I switched to everyone, and now the FlyBy thing appears on my ride again. But there are no FlyBys today.
You need to start yelling "TURN ON YOUR FLYBYS!"

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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I give kudos to people in my FlyBys. #Encouragement
Ain't nobody in MSP got time for that.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
You need to start telling "TURN ON YOUR FLYBYS!"
I mean, if you ask for consent, is it really stalking anymore?

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here's one for you. If you swapped sheep and goats with mice and bears would it work for you? Bonus: post 1990 release date.

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Originally Posted by rjones28
I still have an old aluminum Paramount cage from the 80s. It's 50g.
I've never weighed a bottle cage.

#sad
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Originally Posted by DougRNS
If you swapped sheep and goats with mice and bears would it work for you?
Nope. Neither are going to hell.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
I've never weighed a bottle cage.

#sad
I've never weighed my bike or anything on my bike.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Nope. Neither are going to hell.
at least the music is awesome
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
now, not so sure.....
Has anything else changed besides the tires?
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
I've never weighed a bottle cage.

#sad
We have a handy kitchen scale.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
Something is making my 30 mile rides feel like 70 mile rides.
Anaemia rears its ugly head again.
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Oh boy.

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How to pace long climbs: Get down to 2 pounds per inch of height.
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Originally Posted by rjones28
We have a handy kitchen scale.
Same here, just never put a bottle cage on it
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