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Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,676
Views: 243,767
Posted By SapInMyBlood

That's a super sweet looking racey steel rig 👌

That's a super sweet looking racey steel rig 👌
Forum: Touring
09-03-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,756
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I haven't experienced any issues myself wearing...

I haven't experienced any issues myself wearing the camelbak, apart from the odd time i put a hard edged object awkwardly inside it, and feel it prodding my back.

I'm simply sharing those as...
Forum: Touring
09-02-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,756
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I've done rides up to 230 miles per day, so maybe...

I've done rides up to 230 miles per day, so maybe those changes accrue over longer periods of time

And I have also used light camelbaks (my salomon trail running bag is my fave) and my evoc 26l...
Forum: Touring
08-31-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,756
Posted By SapInMyBlood

They work great; the only downside is added...

They work great; the only downside is added weight and (arguably) less cooling

The added weight means more pressure on your hands, more strain on your lower back and more weight on your sit bones...
08-22-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,976
Posted By SapInMyBlood

We did a 4 day loop, 1 island per day utilizing...

We did a 4 day loop, 1 island per day utilizing all the ferries. She needed to suffer a bit anyways :P
We put 90% of the gear in my panniers and she just carried her clothes
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Put a cadence field in your Garmin data screen...

Put a cadence field in your Garmin data screen and it should auto populate with data from the power meter. No, it won't show up or detect as a separate cadence sensor
08-13-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,388
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I enjoy road riding, and gravel, and mountain...

I enjoy road riding, and gravel, and mountain biking, and $12k can get me a nice bike in each of those domains

But one of those René herse bikes would be a randonneur for life ❤️😍
08-11-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,976
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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08-05-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,096
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I did a 210k ride on Aug 1st (in the pouring rain...

I did a 210k ride on Aug 1st (in the pouring rain and 60kph headwinds...) and I'd like to try and squeeze in 1 more 300k before the month's end. And a couple of group rides to catch up with riding...
08-02-21, 01:42 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,976
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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07-26-21, 03:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,926
Posted By SapInMyBlood

My 1700m ride on Saturday turned into a 2400m...

My 1700m ride on Saturday turned into a 2400m ride in real life 😂

Those extra 700m are way harder when you don't know they're coming
07-08-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,823
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Most gravel bikes are 40-50mm . Gatorskin 32's...

Most gravel bikes are 40-50mm . Gatorskin 32's are not designed to be gravel tyres ...
07-01-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By SapInMyBlood

What shifting issues have you had exactly? ...

What shifting issues have you had exactly?

Those chainrings look brand spanking new, your bike shop is on some good ****
Replies: 24
Views: 1,833
Posted By SapInMyBlood

29k moving average :D I still don't have my bike...

29k moving average :D I still don't have my bike fit dialed enough to allow for continuous riding. Between an enjoyable 6 hour sleep, lots of yummy snacks along the way, and luxurious rest stops with...
06-24-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,472
Posted By SapInMyBlood

There's a name for those people : cleanskins

There's a name for those people : cleanskins
06-12-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,938
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Crank brothers M19

Crank brothers M19
06-11-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,291
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Beautiful!

Beautiful!
06-10-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,976
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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Somewhere in Western Australia...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,063
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I completed my first Audax ride back in May...

I completed my first Audax ride back in May (600k), and I've just completed another one this past weekend (600k).The first one was quite flat (600k / 2800m) so I signed up for the second one to see...
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Sounds terrible. Being alone is the whole...

Sounds terrible.
Being alone is the whole reason I enjoy long audax rides through the country side

If you want to talk to someone, ride with them
Forum: Foo
06-07-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 809
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Then there's John Cage's "4:33"...

Then there's John Cage's "4:33"...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 13,209
Posted By SapInMyBlood

My two week old tubeless valve broke.. :/ ...

My two week old tubeless valve broke.. :/
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06-01-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,965
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Wicked! It gets worse .. 100 miles, 200 miles,...

Wicked! It gets worse .. 100 miles, 200 miles, 300 miles ..
Forum: Commuting
05-22-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 250,243
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I found a really nice coffee mug! Very well...

I found a really nice coffee mug! Very well insulated, screw top, large capacity and a lock function
Fully watertight when inverted 👌...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,132
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I also use mtb flats for my road bike. I have...

I also use mtb flats for my road bike. I have wide dumb feet and just can't find comfy road shoes. I've tried lake, bont, s works wide, etc.

Inov8 ultra minimalist trail runners (wide toe box),...
04-04-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Pick any mountain on the north shore. Cyprèss is...

Pick any mountain on the north shore. Cyprèss is generally better for traffic.

Fisherman trail is good gravel climbing

Seymour demo road is closed to vehicles

104 Ave in surrey off Scott...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 884
Posted By SapInMyBlood

From memory it's only a 1-2% difference. If you...

From memory it's only a 1-2% difference. If you want to make a big difference, go to a 30/46 Chainring combo
03-31-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,531
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I use similar bars for loooong rides and they're...

I use similar bars for loooong rides and they're life savers. Just another position for hand comfort, headwind adversity and aero efficiency if you're flexible
...
Forum: Touring
03-31-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 13,312
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Water retention in endurance sports is a real...

Water retention in endurance sports is a real thing
03-30-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,306
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I havent so far.. I only just signed up for a...

I havent so far.. I only just signed up for a membership a few weeks ago!
Forum: Touring
03-29-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 13,312
Posted By SapInMyBlood

That was a non exclusive summary for the purposes...

That was a non exclusive summary for the purposes of illustrating convenient and macronutrient dense food sources

I'm pretty sure I was eating about 3000-4000 calories a day during that trip.
03-28-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I'm surprised no one has mentioned Rene herse. As...

I'm surprised no one has mentioned Rene herse. As far as technology goes, their tyres are at the forefront for weight / comfort.

Continental / Schwalbe are big players in the road tire game
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20,194
Views: 4,500,790
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I just ordered a set as well.. 56 front, 65 rear,...

I just ordered a set as well.. 56 front, 65 rear, with carbon ti rear hub and a SONDelux dynamo hub in the front 🚴🚴🚴
With purple nipples and oil slick decals

​​​​​​​You'll love the M19. I've...
Forum: Touring
03-17-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 2,340,522
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Surly Long Haul Lumberjacker ...

Surly Long Haul Lumberjacker
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Forum: Touring
03-08-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 13,312
Posted By SapInMyBlood

(hard) Cheese, dry Salami, muesli bars, trail...

(hard) Cheese, dry Salami, muesli bars, trail mix, jerky, canned tuna, hummus and crackers, dried fruit,
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I find (for me) sticking to HR is a much easier...

I find (for me) sticking to HR is a much easier way of setting my pace for long rides. My aerobic magic number is 155. If I stay below that, I can ride 12+ hours

As soon as I let myself go...
03-02-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,494
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I do shift work on a mine site. 2 weeks on, 2...

I do shift work on a mine site. 2 weeks on, 2 weeks at home. 12 hour days
I workout every day after work, rotating between gym lower body, gym upper body and 10-15k runs outside (37-38c).
But it...
02-26-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,503
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Stupid question, but does your watch have a...

Stupid question, but does your watch have a outdoor versus indoor cycling setting? Mine does.

As for your actual question I can't help.. Is there an airplane mode / GPS off option for your watch?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20,194
Views: 4,500,790
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Oval rainbow Chainring ...

Oval rainbow Chainring
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,969
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I'm 170lbs. I ride 28s tubed with 65F/70R. You'll...

I'm 170lbs. I ride 28s tubed with 65F/70R. You'll be good!
01-28-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,963
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I do a lot of long rides. Longest to date has...

I do a lot of long rides. Longest to date has been 12 hours riding in a day. Before I do anything beyond that I need to figure out my shoes and bike fit so I can actually pedal comfortably.
01-28-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,963
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I'll take a nice aero tope tube bag for supplies...

I'll take a nice aero tope tube bag for supplies
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01-25-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,637
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Swapping from the 52/36 to a 50/34 might be...

Swapping from the 52/36 to a 50/34 might be possible if you find someone around you locally that wants to gear up! Might be a free trade across the board. Otherwise you can usually find a secondhand...
01-19-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,765
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Post-ride is one of the few times that I really...

Post-ride is one of the few times that I really drink anything. After a long day of slogging in the heat, a beer sure does hit the spot
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,575
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Given the circumstances, there is only one...

Given the circumstances, there is only one plausible answer :

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,575
Posted By SapInMyBlood

There are many countries in this world, and many...

There are many countries in this world, and many of them do things differently than each other

-Australia
01-04-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,195
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Just put on some nice cushy light 32-35mm René...

Just put on some nice cushy light 32-35mm René herse or similar tyres
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,014
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I used maffetone method to get mine and it's...

I used maffetone method to get mine and it's served me really well.
155 max for aerobic all efforts. It's my "go forever speed"
Edit: 26 years old
Forum: For Sale
12-26-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By SapInMyBlood

You would have more interested buyers if you put...

You would have more interested buyers if you put up a location :)
12-15-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,678
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I hope this makes your day better. Listen to...

I hope this makes your day better. Listen to music and hear your environment too!
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