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07-08-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Wilbur76

Second this! Caveat with Sherpa, and generally...

Second this! Caveat with Sherpa, and generally this design, is how much pressure the front locking arm places on my bike’s cantilever rim brake. My hack/bodge solution was to install an easily...
07-02-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By jfranci3

Sean, I expected better from you! :-) You...

Sean, I expected better from you! :-)

You hit a bump or are riding on rough road you want some deflection and dampening. Generally, more flexy bars will be more comfortable and the material play a...
07-02-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,847
Posted By TJtheWrecker

Hi guys! I've been training intervals for 2 weeks...

Hi guys! I've been training intervals for 2 weeks and here's the progress! 17.1 MPH over 1 hour!! Very pleased with the results.


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07-01-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 957
Posted By wsteve464

Yes it that magical. I used to get a flat 2 out...

Yes it that magical. I used to get a flat 2 out of 3 rides in Southern Calif, 40/60 dirt to street riding, very frustrating. Since going tubeless 3 years ago I have had 3 flats, one flat because I...
07-01-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Iride01

Tail bone is your cocyx. Sit bones are the...

Tail bone is your cocyx. Sit bones are the ischial tuberosity. Google them. Some of the pics are a little confusing because they don't identify whether looking from behind or from the front. This pic...
06-30-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By gogo123

I'm currently using SPD pedals, the Assioma power...

I'm currently using SPD pedals, the Assioma power pedals looks like road style shoes.

A buddy of mine recommended the Stages crankset. I'm currently using a Praxis Works crankset and was...
06-25-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By anotherbrian

If she is the original owner and has proof of...

If she is the original owner and has proof of purchase (I think the dealers record the sales) then Specialized has a lifetime warranty (on defective workmanship).

If it has been beat to death they...
06-23-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,749
Posted By GlennR

Don't we all ;) ...

Don't we all ;)
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06-22-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,847
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

In...

In https://www.quora.com/How-should-I-train-to-improve-my-23-mile-cycling-time I wrote:

Total power is the sum of aerobic and anaerobic components. Target both with aerobic requiring more training...
06-17-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,463
Posted By cabledawg

As an e-bike owner, I can tell you that having...

As an e-bike owner, I can tell you that having e-assist means more bike commuting for me. With a back injury that causes weakness on one side and now a knee injury on the other side, there's days...
06-16-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By squirtdad

don't think this is a great idea, Depending on...

don't think this is a great idea, Depending on the aluminum, heat treating is needed after the weld so the cost effectiveness is a big question

Also crack near rear wheel is a bit vague

If...
06-12-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By jp911

I found them on Amazon, but Jenson has them as...

I found them on Amazon, but Jenson has them as well.
06-12-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By DrIsotope

Get the 180 for the front. It allows the F/R...

Get the 180 for the front. It allows the F/R pads wear out at a virtually identical rate. At least it does for me... but I weigh 20lbs more than OP + bike when I get out of bed in the morning.
...
06-12-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By jp911

Plug for SwissStop RS pads. Having tried Shimano...

Plug for SwissStop RS pads. Having tried Shimano organic and metal, I much prefer the bite of these pads (gradual at first and then quite powerful) as well as how quiet they've been.

P.S. to the...
06-12-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By base2

Have you ever wished you could stop sooner & more...

Have you ever wished you could stop sooner & more decisively? If yes, then a larger rotor would be able to have more leverage on the wheel. Stopping you sooner at the expense of some modulation &...
06-12-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By Amt0571

I don't think you'll need more than 160 brakes in...

I don't think you'll need more than 160 brakes in a road or gravel bike. I live in an area with steep hills (I'm talking about 15% gradients, sometimes peaking around 20%) and running with 160 front...
06-07-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By johnny99

"San Jose: Suspect arrested after deadly...

"San Jose: Suspect arrested after deadly hit-and-run between bicyclists"
https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/06/04/san-jose-1-dead-in-hit-and-run-involving-three-bicyclists/
06-07-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By dedhed

As a competent pedestrian who is going to stay in...

As a competent pedestrian who is going to stay in my lane or look back when changing lanes just pass me.

As a rider I ring my bell.
06-07-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By livedarklions

Here's the big secret that I've concluded after...

Here's the big secret that I've concluded after about a dozen "announce vs. bell" threads. They both work about as well, and the big variable is which one the cyclist is most comfortable with.
...
06-07-20, 01:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By jjafterdark

Most pedestrians appreciate a quick ring of the...

Most pedestrians appreciate a quick ring of the bell prior to passing. Quite a few actually say "thank you."

Some are startled, oddly enough. Or at least pretend to be; I think it may just be a...
06-06-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By theDirtyLemon

My objection to "On your left" is probably...

My objection to "On your left" is probably influenced by the local pronounciation: "On your LEFT," with a kind of peremptory snap to it, from an impatient yuppie (sometimes the new generation, often...
06-06-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By Clyde1820

It can easily be misconstrued, of course. Like...

It can easily be misconstrued, of course. Like any comment or warning, or anything like.

When I hear "on your left," as a pedestrian, I assume it to mean someone's "on my left" and coming up...
06-06-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By hrdknox1

A bell is better because some people interpret...

A bell is better because some people interpret "on your left" to mean move left.
06-06-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By 70sSanO

Interesting question with different perspectives....

Interesting question with different perspectives. The direct response is a bell is fine as I can hear it from a distance. What I hate is being buzzed by some kitted out roadie trying to establish a...
06-06-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By jackb

Before going to bells, I used to shout "on your...

Before going to bells, I used to shout "on your left." Many people would jump out of their skins even when I shouted from a considerable distance. With a bell, most people do not appear to jump...
06-06-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By c_m_shooter

https://nutcasehelmets.com/products/red-bandana-be...

https://nutcasehelmets.com/products/red-bandana-bell?variant=24772206981

This style of bell is what I have gotten the most positive responses from hikers with. Some of the "ping" bells are loud...
06-05-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By tkamd73

Don’t need to know, just don’t hit me. As for...

Don’t need to know, just don’t hit me. As for your little bell, I’ve been around jet engines most of my life, so can’t hear it. So on your left works, if you feel the need to announce yourself. Don’t...
06-05-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By jack pot

when im a pedestrian i want a bicyclist to let me...

when im a pedestrian i want a bicyclist to let me know he is coming up when he is 10+ ft away> @ speed it should be far enough away so as to allow the rider to avoid me ... any sound is ok (bells...
06-05-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By sweeks

That's a "rotating mass" issue. In general, the...

That's a "rotating mass" issue. In general, the lower the rotating mass, the better for acceleration. But in my experience this is not readily apparent (YMMV, of course). Using thinner, lighter tubes...
06-05-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By AlmostTrick

It's amazing how many posters did not answer the...

It's amazing how many posters did not answer the question in the title of the thread.

As a pedestrian how do you want to know when being passed?

When I'm walking almost any method works for me,...
06-05-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By dabac

IME, lighter wheels makes the bike more...

IME, lighter wheels makes the bike more responsive at every speed change. And a more responsible bike is more fun to ride. I end up riding harder. And faster b/c of that.
Now, for road bikes, the...
06-05-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By livedarklions

All are acceptable. Jingle bells are kind of...

All are acceptable. Jingle bells are kind of festive, but riding around with them on a century would drive me nuts.
06-05-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By Litespud

I find that a loud “Get out of my way!! Don’t you...

I find that a loud “Get out of my way!! Don’t you know who I am?!!!” clears my path pretty effectively, and watching the damn’ pedestrians struggle to stay upright as they leap sideways adds spice to...
06-05-20, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By dabac

cassettes mainly differ in weight and surface...

cassettes mainly differ in weight and surface treatment. I’d be very sceptical about someone claiming to feel any difference between cassettes of the same degree of wear and tooth count.

Bike...
06-05-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By SurferCyclist

Whenever I approach people walking on the back...

Whenever I approach people walking on the back roads around here I just shout "BIKE". Often lots of people walking in the nice weather we've had and often in middle of road(quiet back lanes). A...
06-05-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,664
Posted By Eddy_G

I use a spur cycle bell, and slow way down before...

I use a spur cycle bell, and slow way down before overtaking a pedestrian. They all seem to appreciate the bell. It’s a loud, but polite sound. I also say thank you when I do pass. People like that...
05-27-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,259
Posted By August West

Absolutely. Much more convenient to grab my...

Absolutely. Much more convenient to grab my iPhone than drag the laptop out to the garage, dig the cables out, hook everything up and then put everything away. If saving money is important it is...
05-26-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,381
Posted By Camilo

A lot of folks are critical of this sort of...

A lot of folks are critical of this sort of weight consciousness. To me, it doesn't matter if it doesn't make sense in any way other than it's just fun to do this stuff (again, assuming it's...
05-26-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By cobba

The SM-MA-R160D/D adapter is what you need. ...

The SM-MA-R160D/D adapter is what you need.

Tech diagram: https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-BR-R8070-4255D.pdf

https://si.shimano.com/ (https://si.shimano.com)
05-23-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,834
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It sounds like sean.hwy is probably invested...

It sounds like sean.hwy is probably invested enough in the Garmin ecosystem and feature set that changing to Wahoo could be painful.
05-23-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,834
Posted By Iride01

Paying the premium for a 1030 just so you don't...

Paying the premium for a 1030 just so you don't have to wear bifocals is a little much for me too. But if you do, I don't care, it's your choice. I've always used tinted safety glasses with...
05-23-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,834
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I have the 130 and the RTL510. My choice of the...

I have the 130 and the RTL510. My choice of the 130 was based upon my knowledge that I will never do power meter, heart rate monitor, cadence, or any other sensor-based stuff beyond the RTL (not that...
05-23-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,834
Posted By sdmc530

I went from the 520 to the 1030, never going back...

I went from the 520 to the 1030, never going back now. The 1030 is an amazing computer for everything I could ever need. Size was my biggest motivation, can't see little screens anymore. 520 was a...
05-23-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,834
Posted By Iride01

Make sure the edge 130 does everything you want...

Make sure the edge 130 does everything you want or think you will want in the near future. There are some things it doesn't handle at all and some it doesn't do as well or give as much info about. ...
05-22-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,116
Posted By JW in AK

So what you're saying is you've never actually...

So what you're saying is you've never actually been inside of an REI.
05-22-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,834
Posted By aspalmat

I had the Edge 130 and radar, then upgraded to...

I had the Edge 130 and radar, then upgraded to the Edge 830.

The 130 worked fine for me. Worked fine with the radar, and fine with the routes I created on Garmin connect.

But, the 830 is just...
05-22-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,834
Posted By wgscott

I have the 130 and the first gen radar and am...

I have the 130 and the first gen radar and am quite happy with both. (You can always get maps on your phone if you ever need them.)

I've seen the 130 on sale for $150, so between that and a price...
05-17-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By wirides

The fulcrum line, ie 4 vs 400, is the same...

The fulcrum line, ie 4 vs 400, is the same throughout. The hundred series wheelsets are identical save for custom logos and being issues as oem wheelsets as in the case of Cannondale currently....
05-16-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By 70sSanO

It might be close. I would google actual tire...

It might be close. I would google actual tire sizes and see what they measure out. A 25 or 28 is not necessarily that width and the height varies between mfg.

I put a 28mm on an old Cannondale,...
05-16-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By DrIsotope

I personally wouldn't try to put a 28 on that...

I personally wouldn't try to put a 28 on that bike. It would mount to 31-32mm wide on those wheels, and be taller in equal measure compared to what's on there now. I had an ill-fated experiment of...
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