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Forum: Texas
07-08-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By adamrice

If you want to work on hills (or really, just one...

If you want to work on hills (or really, just one hill), take the bike path that runs west from Shoal Creek, above the tracks, over to Far West Blvd, then ride down Far West, and then back up (if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By adamrice

Not surprised. It must be an obvious idea if I...

Not surprised. It must be an obvious idea if I thought of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By adamrice

Camelbak hack

I've been riding with a Camelbak lately to extend the range I can cover without stopping (partly due to Covid-19, partly just because). I've been unhappy with the hose management--either I can route...
06-01-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By adamrice

I once heard—before the Internet—that people who...

I once heard—before the Internet—that people who have bad experiences are 7x as likely to talk about them as those who have positive experiences. I think that online user reviews make that imbalance...
05-29-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,478
Posted By adamrice

Forgive me if this is telling you stuff you...

Forgive me if this is telling you stuff you already know.

I think the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) tip for hill-climbing is don't back off. There's...
05-21-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By adamrice

I don't think that's right. A 2-piece crank that...

I don't think that's right. A 2-piece crank that is compatible with BB30 should also be compatible with BSA.
05-18-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By adamrice

I think the points here are: It's good to...

I think the points here are:

It's good to know that this is possible.
It's good to know what your mobile plan includes.
Even a cheap mobile plan will cover a few gigabytes of data. The route...
05-17-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By adamrice

Yeah, unfortunately there's not currently a good...

Yeah, unfortunately there's not currently a good option for this. There have been a couple of attempts to build power meters into shoes in the past, but those didn't really go anywhere. If you...
Replies: 30
Views: 2,553
Posted By adamrice

I've had a vaguely related experience. Your heart...

I've had a vaguely related experience. Your heart rate and metabolism remain elevated for a while after a ride. If I wrap up a ride in the evening, my heart rate might still be high when it's time to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,540
Posted By adamrice

And check for fire-ant mounds first. No prizes...

And check for fire-ant mounds first. No prizes for figuring out why I mention it.
04-27-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By adamrice

Cyclemeter has a lot of depth to it, and...

Cyclemeter has a lot of depth to it, and extensive help inside the app. It's worth spending some time reading that.

Before you start a ride, you need to indicate the route you'll be riding. From...
04-27-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,099
Posted By adamrice

Funny how the OP just threw a molotov cocktail...

Funny how the OP just threw a molotov cocktail into the room and hasn't been back since. One might imagine his only goal was to get people bickering.
03-14-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,122
Posted By adamrice

It would require a huge amount of work to add...

It would require a huge amount of work to add rear disk brakes to a bike that wasn't built for them. It would require even more work with a single-speed. Consider this: with most single speeds, you...
03-13-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,391
Posted By adamrice

Garmin 1030 on sale everywhere

The Garmin 1030, normally $600, is marked down to $400, same price as the 830. I speculate this means a new model is forthcoming. Which means this is either a great time to buy one, or a terrible...
03-09-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,367
Posted By adamrice

I was on tour a while back. A big dog...

I was on tour a while back. A big dog (bloodhound? Don't recall) see me coming from at least 100 yards ahead, and just sits down in the middle of the road. Obviously there's no way I could outrun...
03-01-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,557
Posted By adamrice

Somewhere in my parents' basement is a 1970...

Somewhere in my parents' basement is a 1970 Raleigh Competition that I bought when I was in college. It's got my dad's 1968 Competition for company.
02-24-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By adamrice

The new hotness is going to be glass batteries,...

The new hotness is going to be glass batteries, invented by John Goodenough, the same guy who won a Nobel for inventing LiIon batteries. Recently signed a licensing agreement with Hydro Quebec, which...
Forum: Recumbent
01-08-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By adamrice

I no longer have my Catrike, but when I did, I...

I no longer have my Catrike, but when I did, I used a 3-liter Camelback unbottle, slung behind the seat with a couple of webbing straps. I kept the hose clipped to my jersey when I was on it. This...
12-03-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,232
Posted By adamrice

1. There are a number of dyno to USB converters...

1. There are a number of dyno to USB converters that all have different output curves (https://www.cyclingabout.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Dynamo-USB-Chargers-Cycling.jpg). There are also...
08-06-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,170
Posted By adamrice

I use Rubitrack (https://www.rubitrack.com) to...

I use Rubitrack (https://www.rubitrack.com) to store and review all my tracks. It claims to support a bunch of devices, but I can't confirm that it'll work with yours (I log my rides on my iPhone and...
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