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03-02-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,025
Posted By shmily_dana

A couple of years ago, my son and I monitored...

A couple of years ago, my son and I monitored traffic at a four-way stop. We scored how well a vehicle made a legal stop if it was the only vehicle at the intersection. About 15% made no stop at...
02-03-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,644
Posted By shmily_dana

I've noticed that since bicycle riders are harder...

I've noticed that since bicycle riders are harder to see, drivers don't see us when we do make legal stops. I'll make a full stop at an intersection. Then I start to move forward, see more traffic...
10-19-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By shmily_dana

I have three tail lights. Two different plant...

I have three tail lights. Two different plant bike super flashes, one other one (I forget what it is). I have three because I see them go dim fast when the batteries are low. The last ride for a...
10-14-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By shmily_dana

Input total milage

Do any of the GPS type computers allow for the entry of the lifetime miles for the bicycle? I could do that on my old cateye strada and I can do that on my sigma sport when I put in a new battery.
10-13-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,288
Posted By shmily_dana

I just logged 50,000 miles on my current bicycle....

I just logged 50,000 miles on my current bicycle. I think it was about 45k, 25k, 10k, and 1.5k on all my previous bicycles.
09-22-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,695
Posted By shmily_dana

Most of the time, they are the people with the...

Most of the time, they are the people with the bright strobes. They're just going to ride side-by-side and talk and not pay attention to who is up the path. They want us to look out for them,...
09-21-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,695
Posted By shmily_dana

Back when I lived in Southern California, I would...

Back when I lived in Southern California, I would have said inline skaters. I don't know if that is still a big thing. Now I would say the people using super bright strobe lights on the bicycle...
09-21-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,626
Posted By shmily_dana

I don't do it myself. But I'm guessing a lot of...

I don't do it myself. But I'm guessing a lot of people are doing something wrong. For example, I'm riding a few lengths behind someone going thru an underpass. When we get to the climb, they stand...
09-09-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,745
Posted By shmily_dana

Any last comments before I get these? FRONT...

Any last comments before I get these?

FRONT WHEEL SUMMARY

Drillings32 Rim - Approved | Hub - Approved
RimDT SWISS RR 511 700C RIM BRAKE BLACK RIM $103.00
700c/29er
Tubeless Tape for 1...
08-27-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,821
Posted By shmily_dana

I've had a MiNewt 600 for over 10 years. I don't...

I've had a MiNewt 600 for over 10 years. I don't have any battery issues. But one of our dogs bite the rubber charge port cover off. I want to replace the cover, but I have not found any parts for...
08-24-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,745
Posted By shmily_dana

So for those who have bought wheels online : Did...

So for those who have bought wheels online : Did they need any additional adjustments? Or just put the cassette and tire and ride? Did they need any period truing? (like after the first 500 and/or...
08-19-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,745
Posted By shmily_dana

Thanks! Based on Prowheelbuilder, I like the DT...

Thanks! Based on Prowheelbuilder, I like the DT Swiss RR 511. Or possibly the TK 540. I'll probably still wait for a bit. I'm surprised that my local bicycle shop said they probably can't build...
08-18-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,329
Posted By shmily_dana

I don't have a current picture of my bike on this...

I don't have a current picture of my bike on this pc. But my wheels are DT Swiss RR1.2 with Shimano Ultegra hubs and 32 spokes both front and rear. I have almost 49000 miles on them. I am amazed...
08-18-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,745
Posted By shmily_dana

Need advice on a new wheel set

I currently have a set of DT Swiss RR1.2 rims with Shimano Ultegra hubs. I use 700x25 tires. I've had them for about 11years/50,000 miles. But now the hubs & the brake surfaces are getting too worn....
07-04-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By shmily_dana

NiteRider MiNewt 600 rear plug

I have a MiNewt 600 that one of our dogs got a hold of. No damage, but he chewed off the plug that covers the charger port. I'm trying to figure out a replacement so I can use the light in any...
02-03-12, 04:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,889
Posted By shmily_dana

515 Miles for me.

515 Miles for me.
01-01-12, 02:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,793
Posted By shmily_dana

6395 Miles, 2nd best year.

6395 Miles, 2nd best year.
12-01-11, 03:26 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

545 Miles in Nov for me. I also just broke 6000...

545 Miles in Nov for me. I also just broke 6000 miles for the year.
11-01-11, 08:08 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

Almost missed it, but managed to finish with...

Almost missed it, but managed to finish with 500.0 miles.
09-30-11, 10:15 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

I just made it with 505 miles. I was on a pace...

I just made it with 505 miles. I was on a pace to get about 600-650 miles...until my seatpost broke. My bike and I lost about a week healing.
09-25-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By shmily_dana

This is a 2 year old photo of the bicycle. I...

This is a 2 year old photo of the bicycle. I don't have a close-up of the seat post. Please confirm your comments about the seat being to far rearwards. If the seat was too far rearwards, would I...
09-25-11, 12:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By shmily_dana

220019220020 I don't know make and model of...

220019220020

I don't know make and model of the seat post. I know the post is carbon. Don't know what the clamp is made of. I was riding on flat road with some minor pavement cracks at about...
09-24-11, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By shmily_dana

Seat Post Failure

Took a fall because my seat post failed where the seat connects. Fortunately, I walked away from the crash. Needless to say, I don't want to do that again. Would periodic inspections have revealed...
09-03-11, 12:03 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

Exactly 500 miles. I am hoping to still be able...

Exactly 500 miles. I am hoping to still be able to meet that goal for the next few months. I'm working 2nd shift now.
07-31-11, 09:15 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

710 Miles for me. A record for July. However, I...

710 Miles for me. A record for July. However, I was shooting for 750+ Miles. I had a broken shift cable, one or two bad nights of sleep, and two flats. I am at 3970 miles for the year. I think I...
07-02-11, 01:46 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

WOW! What is your mileage for the year?

WOW! What is your mileage for the year?
06-30-11, 06:57 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

635 miles for my best June mileage ever. I'm at...

635 miles for my best June mileage ever. I'm at around 3250 miles for the year. Slightly ahead of last year's pace.
06-19-11, 06:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 989
Posted By shmily_dana

Looks great. Have fun!

Looks great. Have fun!
Forum: Southwest
06-01-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By shmily_dana

Try to catch a show at the Gaslight Theater. ...

Try to catch a show at the Gaslight Theater. They sell out pretty quick, but you might get in. http://www.thegaslighttheatre.com/
05-31-11, 09:10 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

I only had 125 miles on the 17th because of a...

I only had 125 miles on the 17th because of a cold one weekend and a camping trip the next. I managed to get 420 more miles to finish with 545. I almost got back to my real goal of 600-700 miles...
05-02-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
Posted By shmily_dana

That is a one nice bicycle.

That is a one nice bicycle.
05-01-11, 05:24 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

615 miles

615 miles
Forum: Southwest
04-29-11, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By shmily_dana

There might be some EL Tour de Tucson training...

There might be some EL Tour de Tucson training rides around that time. I think that is about the time that GABA starts their training rides.

The organized ride I can think of is in Oct (The...
04-01-11, 06:12 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

Just squeaked in with 510miles in March.

Just squeaked in with 510miles in March.
03-10-11, 05:24 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 29,045
Posted By shmily_dana

I did Tucson, AZ last week. I did not enjoy it...

I did Tucson, AZ last week. I did not enjoy it this year. It is in my neighborhood, so it is on the exact routes I ride every week. I wish that it was not a mass start. It should be a casual ride. ...
02-28-11, 08:39 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

455 for me. I blame the weather. Still, it is a...

455 for me. I blame the weather. Still, it is a record February for me. Another highlight this month was that I've clocked 10000 miles on my bicycle since I got it (564 days). Fastest I've ever...
02-17-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,116
Posted By shmily_dana

At least two of those clips were at intersections...

At least two of those clips were at intersections with camera arrays.
02-09-11, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 829
Posted By shmily_dana

I did a 75mile ride. But I ate two hamburgers...

I did a 75mile ride. But I ate two hamburgers (no cheese, no mayo), some pizza and chips and dip.
01-30-11, 08:56 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

I'm in AZ, I also had good weather this month. I...

I'm in AZ, I also had good weather this month. I am at exactly 500 miles. Might get a few more tomorrow.
01-24-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By shmily_dana

When I got my last bicycle I had the same choice...

When I got my last bicycle I had the same choice Seven or Zinn. I was really tempted to try long cranks. But it would have been about a $500 experiment. If I did not like them, then I would have a...
01-20-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,889
Posted By shmily_dana

Thanks for the tip CliftonGk1. I just had a slow...

Thanks for the tip CliftonGk1. I just had a slow leak on my old Gatorskins. It lines exactly with the last patch. I can't feel anything there. I've replaced the tire due to general wear. But now...
01-13-11, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,712
Posted By shmily_dana

I live in Tucson, so it is warm enough most...

I live in Tucson, so it is warm enough most months for me to get up before work and ride an hour. The wife and kids are still asleep. On Saturdays, I can get in 50 or 60 miles before 10 or 11. On...
Forum: Southwest
01-06-11, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By shmily_dana

I'll be there for the metric also. I won't be...

I'll be there for the metric also. I won't be that fast. (Unless there is a tail wind in both directions). I am still curious about the route. I used the bicycle function on google maps with the...
01-01-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 5,734
Posted By shmily_dana

I want to continue to try to do this. Typically,...

I want to continue to try to do this. Typically, I don't start having 500 mile months till April.
12-31-10, 05:11 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,500
Posted By shmily_dana

I finished Dec with 570miles. I went over 500...

I finished Dec with 570miles. I went over 500 miles every month starting with April. I had my best ever year with 6755 miles. (This is about double my average). I have not had a year with more...
12-31-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 603
Posted By shmily_dana

My goal every year is to average at least...

My goal every year is to average at least 10miles/day. Usually, I end up having a slow start in January due to weather or sickness. If I get good weather and I am healthy, there will be some family...
Forum: Southwest
12-24-10, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,640
Posted By shmily_dana

Here is one: http://www.gvbikehike.com/

Here is one:

http://www.gvbikehike.com/
11-30-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,500
Posted By shmily_dana

I made it to 600miles. I was off all of...

I made it to 600miles. I was off all of Thanksgiving week and road at least 30 miles each day for 10 days in a row. Very windy week, but it pushed me over the top. I almost missed 600miles last night...
11-01-10, 10:32 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,500
Posted By shmily_dana

Managed to get 560miles. Missed last week because...

Managed to get 560miles. Missed last week because of a mild flu. Missed a weekend due to work.

(and Sayre: I am also impressed by your miles!)
09-25-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,500
Posted By shmily_dana

525miles as of today. Hoping to break 600. Kids...

525miles as of today. Hoping to break 600. Kids activities are ramping up, so I had to cut the ride short to go coach soccer.

Update : I ended up with 610 miles. I am happy that I've hit 5000...
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