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Posted By Weatherby

Nick, I responded to the OP with solid advice...

Nick, I responded to the OP with solid advice based upon experience and some technical basis. I do not consider some of the responses including yours towards me in this thread to have been polite. ...
05-24-14, 12:54 PM
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Posted By Weatherby

Philips activeride uses lithium ion while the...

Philips activeride uses lithium ion while the Saferide version used Ni-Mh batteries.

So, you are both wrong. :)
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Posted By Weatherby

Great idea. Thank you. Especially since the...

Great idea. Thank you. Especially since the steel fork is relatively cheap. Thanks!!
05-24-14, 04:42 AM
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Views: 4,940
Posted By Weatherby

Reliable and durable are related concepts. You...

Reliable and durable are related concepts. You can only get annecdotal reports from users and I surveyed all the websites and blogs before making my recent lighting purchases. Both criteria...
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Posted By Weatherby

The bikes that I am considering would be...

The bikes that I am considering would be unavailable for test ride. So, it is not so easy as just get the best bike.

I was curious if a steel fork had any comfort advantages. I am considering a...
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Posted By Weatherby

Could you explain the advantages of a steel fork...

Could you explain the advantages of a steel fork over a carbon one? I am in the market for a new frame and it is not clear to me that material makes any difference in comfort or performance. In...
05-22-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 11,712
Posted By Weatherby

Cleaner, less crime, runs on time, more...

Cleaner, less crime, runs on time, more reasonably priced, faster, better network, etc. Had too many incidents with muggers, knives pulled on me, and other incidents on public transport in the US. ...
05-22-14, 04:52 AM
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Posted By Weatherby

Eat, sleep, check the tires, and lube the chain...

Eat, sleep, check the tires, and lube the chain maybe. I wouldn't recommend changing anything like putting on a brand new Brooks saddle.

Make sure you have your on the bike food figured out. ...
05-21-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By Weatherby

The bum pain will subside or go away in 2-3 weeks...

The bum pain will subside or go away in 2-3 weeks

Ride slower to address the lactic acid issue
05-21-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,751
Posted By Weatherby

If there is a way to "The action to take to avoid...

If there is a way to "The action to take to avoid that problem is not recording such long rides."

Why don't you show the path. I went thru my tools>system>data recording and every other possible...
05-21-14, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Weatherby

I did do it, it worked for me. Resetting during...

I did do it, it worked for me. Resetting during a long ride is a lot of work?

Why don't you offer some suggestions or specific workarounds. "Not recording such rides in bold is a bit nebulous"...
05-21-14, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Weatherby

Why don't more people take the bus? 1. Some...

Why don't more people take the bus?

1. Some people do not have access to the bus
2. Some people prefer to walk
3. Some people prefer to cycle
4. Some people prefer to drive
5. Some people...
05-21-14, 04:15 PM
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Views: 5,157
Posted By Weatherby

I don't own one but considered it before buying a...

I don't own one but considered it before buying a couple of Fenix BT20 lights.

The Cygolite Expilion 800 spec sheet shows 3 hours runtime at 400 lumens and 9 hours at 150 lumens, which was too...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-14, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,348
Posted By Weatherby

This was my personal favorite. Purdy. ...

This was my personal favorite. Purdy.

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,720
Posted By Weatherby

Is the blade new?

Is the blade new?
05-21-14, 02:48 PM
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Views: 1,210
Posted By Weatherby

Yes, you would need to set the circumference...

Yes, you would need to set the circumference manually if riding in the basement and if you put a different sized set of wheels on. I cannot see any means by which the Garmin can calculate the wheels...
05-21-14, 11:43 AM
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Views: 10,751
Posted By Weatherby

If you took the moment to read the accounts in...

If you took the moment to read the accounts in the links I posted, numerous riders believe deleted history before hitting around 15 rides helps with the freezing.

Note that I posted a potential...
05-21-14, 08:00 AM
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Views: 10,751
Posted By Weatherby

Don't keep too many rides stored in history on...

Don't keep too many rides stored in history on the Garmin 800.....I have read numerous accounts of around 15 rides is too much. Silly me that I do 15 rides in one day. I guess the Garmin marketing...
05-21-14, 07:45 AM
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Views: 10,751
Posted By Weatherby

This blogger and comments were useful to me..... ...

This blogger and comments were useful to me.....

Foolproof course navigation on the Garmin Edge 800 | ScarletFire Cycling...
05-21-14, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Weatherby

Look, you have repeatedly...

Look, you have repeatedly indicated/suggested/alluded to that I am the problem and not the device since other users have not had such issues. You are wrong. I provided evidence of many others...
05-21-14, 07:33 AM
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Views: 10,751
Posted By Weatherby

I hear ya. I did the same. I also used the...

I hear ya. I did the same. I also used the card. I am guessing that it is how the memory is allocated.....buffer size.

I did a 600k ride with it Saturday and although not flawless, the device...
05-21-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,751
Posted By Weatherby

I don't know if this helps but I have found it...

I don't know if this helps but I have found it helps not to have more than about 12-15 hours of history. I was unable to complete more than about a 180 mile before the unit would do all kinds of...
05-21-14, 07:17 AM
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Views: 10,751
Posted By Weatherby

F off.

F off.
05-21-14, 05:55 AM
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Views: 1,120
Posted By Weatherby

Panaracer Pasela are a good and probably the...

Panaracer Pasela are a good and probably the cheapest option for durable, fast, wide tire.

Fast tires are more a function of the side walls and the casing although knobbies are obviously slower on...
05-21-14, 05:39 AM
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Views: 1,021
Posted By Weatherby

Welcome. Remember one thing, you cannot...

Welcome.

Remember one thing, you cannot outride a bad diet.

I lost 45 pounds doing long steady rides from Jan 1 until mid-April but have not lost anything since then due to dietary and ride...
05-20-14, 04:36 PM
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Views: 3,820
Posted By Weatherby

Is all soy protein toxic?

Is all soy protein toxic?
05-20-14, 04:34 PM
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Views: 891
Posted By Weatherby

I am an espresso fiend.....properly pulled shots...

I am an espresso fiend.....properly pulled shots don't much more than 60 mg of caffeine whereas a large drip brewed coffee can be 400mg.

This helped me the other night on a ride.


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Posted By Weatherby

Thanks, I am going to nip this in the bud. I...

Thanks, I am going to nip this in the bud. I think the toe box or the pedal is causing it.....can't be my old age.....we Randos age like fine whine.
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Views: 3,805
Posted By Weatherby

If you have lights, I'd start a lot earlier.....4...

If you have lights, I'd start a lot earlier.....4 am. Sunrises at 6:30 there. First light is around 6.

I never figured out how to stay cool when riding hard in hot and high humidity like in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,053
Posted By Weatherby

Because that is what he has. What is so...

Because that is what he has. What is so mysterious. Compacts are relatively recent items.

What is mysterious to me is why you think 53x13 is remotely equivalent to a 50x11 that is standard with...
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Views: 3,805
Posted By Weatherby

If it is an early start ride (5 or 6 am), ride...

If it is an early start ride (5 or 6 am), ride hard before it gets hot and then dial it back. Secondly, you mention riding with experienced long distance cyclists.......be careful trying to hang on...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-19-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,556
Posted By Weatherby

If I were having a bespoke steel frame crafted,...

If I were having a bespoke steel frame crafted, I'd maybe have wires run inside from a front generator to a brazed on mount for the front light. I would use a clip on rear LED light, they are too...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-19-14, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,556
Posted By Weatherby

I am going thru a similar thought process as my...

I am going thru a similar thought process as my current ride has cantilevers and we are getting a divorce. I miss the stopping power and better modulation of good caliper brakes. The enhanced...
05-19-14, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By Weatherby

I have never done a real race over 6 hours so...

I have never done a real race over 6 hours so take my experience with a pinch of sodium chloride. Even the District Championships were only like around 100 miles. But have done a double in under 10...
05-19-14, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,504
Posted By Weatherby

You might need more sleep....I only need 5-6...

You might need more sleep....I only need 5-6 hours per night but my wife needs 9 hours, we are all built differently. I did sleep a full 8 hours last night after doing a 600k ride.
05-19-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,504
Posted By Weatherby

Eliminate the 500 cals of carbs 1/2 hours before...

Eliminate the 500 cals of carbs 1/2 hours before the ride. If you must eat before a ride, do so at least 2 hours beforehand; otherwise, your insulin levels skyrocket and your ability to burn fat is...
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Views: 2,233
Posted By Weatherby

I did a 600k this weekend. Quads are a bit sore...

I did a 600k this weekend. Quads are a bit sore but not a big deal, similar to what CFboy said....can feel them climbing the stairs and told the Masseuse to go easy on them. Should ice them. I am...
05-19-14, 05:37 PM
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Views: 3,043
Posted By Weatherby

You may or may not be "Ok"....see a concussion...

You may or may not be "Ok"....see a concussion specialist.

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that may or may not leave lasting effects. The initial care is essential to minimize the long...
05-16-14, 08:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,355
Posted By Weatherby

Cozy Beehive: Broken Thomson Seatposts & The...

Cozy Beehive: Broken Thomson Seatposts & The Overtightening Syndrome (http://cozybeehive.blogspot.com/2009/04/broken-thomson-seatposts-overtightening.html)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-14, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,145
Posted By Weatherby

For loaded touring, bar cons. For road...

For loaded touring, bar cons.

For road racing or club rides, I like Dura-Ace and also really like SRAM red S22 shifters.

Anyone using the brakes when trying to shift must be spastic.
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Views: 4,706
Posted By Weatherby

OP asked for input, my experience with Dua-Ace vs...

OP asked for input, my experience with Dua-Ace vs 105 is different than your or your husband's. For instance, dura-ace chains are not less reliable than 105. I gave reasons rather than ask how...
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Views: 4,706
Posted By Weatherby

Yes, you both tell us every day? Did you...

Yes, you both tell us every day?

Did you ever break 10 hours on a Century?:)
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Views: 4,706
Posted By Weatherby

With respect to pedal bearings wearing out, I am...

With respect to pedal bearings wearing out, I am experimenting with Speedplay Frogs. There is a grease port on the pedal body and you just squirt grease until the old grease is displaced. They use...
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Views: 4,706
Posted By Weatherby

I have an older Deore XT on my tourer, it seems...

I have an older Deore XT on my tourer, it seems right up there with Dura-Ace in terms of durability. I have about the same mileage on it as you do on yours.
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Views: 4,706
Posted By Weatherby

Dura-Ace = yes, but not in one year...it took a...

Dura-Ace = yes, but not in one year...it took a few. :)

The others failed sooner, so no. Shifters broke, BB, and hub bearing surface did not last.

Whether the incremental cost is worthwhile...
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Views: 6,367
Posted By Weatherby

Over 45F, just regular gel padded short fingered...

Over 45F, just regular gel padded short fingered gloves

30-45, I put a pair of wool gloves over the short fingered cycling gloves.

Below 30F, ski gloves over cycling gloves.

Raining and...
05-16-14, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By Weatherby

He broke 7 hours on a Century at 75 years...

He broke 7 hours on a Century at 75 years old......7 hours riding time. He did 5 hours elapsed time at 50.
05-16-14, 06:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,355
Posted By Weatherby

The blame for inferior metals rests with whomever...

The blame for inferior metals rests with whomever contracted with the External Manufacturer.

Does Specialized spec out the fasteners and do they routinely verify that they are getting the quality...
05-16-14, 06:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,712
Posted By Weatherby

Duct tape. Also comes in handy to boot a...

Duct tape.

Also comes in handy to boot a tire.
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