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02-27-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By spelger

yes, that is much better now. thanks.

yes, that is much better now. thanks.
02-27-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By spelger

New RD not shifting quite right

Hi, I installed a new RD and it seems not to be shifting quite right. Here is what i have done so far...

removed chain and old RD (8 speed sora), installed the new RD (9 speed sora) and attached...
02-26-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By spelger

thanks to gthomson...

thanks to gthomson (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/gthomson-518431.html) for filling me in on what that badge is, never heard of it, or did not pay attention, lost interest in the badges early...
02-26-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By spelger

i have a 40 some inch screen...

i have a 40 some inch screen (https://www.bikeforums.net/21797952-post18.html) and i can see a big difference in color quality. Zwift has muted colors and RGT's are more vibrant. just something i...
02-22-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,607
Posted By spelger

you are supposed to order in whole units. order a...

you are supposed to order in whole units. order a liter, not a half a liter.
02-21-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By spelger

Short improptu RGT cycling review

Thought i would give a review of RGT. In case you do not know RGT is a competitor with Zwift in that it offers a virtual world for riding. That is probably where the similarity ends though. While RGT...
02-21-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By spelger

never heard of the Everest badge. is thi snew? i...

never heard of the Everest badge. is thi snew? i too am under an hour for the alpe. have you done that big hill in france? i am under 90 minutes there. it is a tough under 90 minutes i will say.
02-19-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,607
Posted By spelger

being BikeForums i automatically assumed the...

being BikeForums i automatically assumed the question would be understood to be directed to bikes.

being BikeForume i guess not.
02-18-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,607
Posted By spelger

POLL for Americans...What kind of units do you use?

I am curious to know what the typical units everyone in America uses; imperial or metric. My expectation is imperial but who knows...

I recently switched to metric because i got tired of...
02-16-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By spelger

thanks for the link. i had forgotten about the...

thanks for the link. i had forgotten about the ESD issue but apparently that is not new to the '18 model. now i want to rip into it and see exactly what i have/if it includes the drainage diode they...
02-16-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By spelger

what is a teething problem? do you mean the teeth...

what is a teething problem? do you mean the teeth on the belt? i have a 2018 model and it has served me well for over a year now, bigly.

-scott
02-16-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By spelger

a little curious too about which ones suck. i...

a little curious too about which ones suck. i have not read that anywhere. my recollection is that everyone is happy with what ever direct drive they bought, me included.
02-15-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By spelger

Maybe you have a spacer installed whee there...

Maybe you have a spacer installed whee there shouldn't be one?

Ideally the derailleur should shift the same on the trainer or off the trainer. if thi6is a dedicated trainer bike then adjust...
02-14-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,927
Posted By spelger

you are putting us all to shame with this setup, ...

you are putting us all to shame with this setup, especially mine in post #18. Nice!
02-14-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By spelger

I would be very surprised if it worked...

I would be very surprised if it worked flawlessly. RF does not transmit through metal. It goes around it, a tube may act like a waveguide though and a signal may be directed it the right direction...
02-14-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By spelger

Thanks everybody. really confirmed what i had...

Thanks everybody. really confirmed what i had read but it is nice to hear from all of the experts...



the first link was really a good read and will be bookmarked for later reference....
02-13-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By spelger

kudos for the sleuthing. will keep this in mind...

kudos for the sleuthing. will keep this in mind should my core ever begin to vibrate.
02-13-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By spelger

Need new 8-speed RD

My 8-speed RD is close to being toast and it is need of replacement. I am finding it hard to find, actually, next to impossible. what i have is a Sora 8-speed and am using it on a 50/39/30 with 11-28...
02-12-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By spelger

are those horizontal wheels on the front roller...

are those horizontal wheels on the front roller to keep you from falling off?

funny you have it next to a workbench. that is where i had mine because, i fell off on more than one occasion. i don't...
02-09-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By spelger

The tiger has broken free

And she is out! A better wrench was all i needed. Now to get a replacement. If you look closely there are some metal shavings in the grease. i could not find a source for this after i cleaned it up....
02-08-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By spelger

Bike is an aluminum trek 1.2 about 2007 if i...

Bike is an aluminum trek 1.2 about 2007 if i recall. the BB from the outside looks exactly like the photo that '02 nrs (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/-02-nrs-186482.html) posted, except dirty.
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02-08-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By spelger

Thanks all. based on what i've read here i am...

Thanks all. based on what i've read here i am turning in the correct direction. i will give the penetrating fluid a go tomorrow and try the other suggestions too, i have a feeling i will need to use...
02-08-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,927
Posted By spelger

a little unrelated but... can you have a...

a little unrelated but...

can you have a look at this thread and comment...?

https://www.bikeforums.net/training-nutrition/1223267-wahoo-axis-action-feet.html
02-08-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By spelger

stubborn bottom bracket

Hi.

i am attempting to remove a bottom bracket. i have bought a tool from ParkTools and have rigged up a bolt to keep it onto the square taper spindle's thread hole with an M8 1.0mm bolt, an idea...
02-07-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By spelger

I like strava too but I thought they dropped...

I like strava too but I thought they dropped support for sensors a while back. maybe now just part of the subscription?
02-07-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By spelger

do you mean these in this photo? ...

do you mean these in this photo?

https://www.bikeforums.net/21906539-post57.html

i've been wondering about them myself. maybe Hypno Toad...
02-06-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By spelger

update rate would be application specific. i've...

update rate would be application specific. i've not seen one app that exposes this ability.

ERG mode does not have anything to do with your cadence sensor improvement. ERG just controls power, or...
02-06-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By spelger

ahh, now that would be a problem.

ahh, now that would be a problem.
02-06-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,496
Posted By spelger

I have read and implemented the ANT+ FE-C...

I have read and implemented the ANT+ FE-C controller documentation for calibration and there is no real useful data for an application to use when it comes to calibration. the cal procedure is really...
02-06-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By spelger

you do know that the "wi" in wifi means wireless,...

you do know that the "wi" in wifi means wireless, right?
02-06-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,511
Posted By spelger

don't even want to know what those are.

don't even want to know what those are.
02-05-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,222
Posted By spelger

guess you could have saved yourself a post, you...

guess you could have saved yourself a post, you got the same kind of answers you knew were coming.
02-05-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By spelger

for me it is my own program so i can do whatever...

for me it is my own program so i can do whatever i want, within the limits of the ANT+ device specifications of course. power data i pull at about 4Hz, cadence and heart rate at 1Hz.

if your HRM...
02-05-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By spelger

cadence sensors on ANT+ can update at approximate...

cadence sensors on ANT+ can update at approximate rates of:

//8102/32768 ~ 0.247 sec/msg ~ 4.04Hz
//16204/32768 ~ 0.495 sec/msg ~ 2.02Hz
//32408/32768 ~ 0.998...
02-05-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By spelger

thanks. this has answered a question i've been...

thanks. this has answered a question i've been wondering for quite a while now.
02-04-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By spelger

Some of the lag depends on the sensor and some on...

Some of the lag depends on the sensor and some on the SW used for display. usually the data is averaged to filter out sudden changes which are usually not valid data. And a display has no way of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,511
Posted By spelger

no one told me guessing was allowed.

no one told me guessing was allowed.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,511
Posted By spelger

try hopping on her trainer and see what numbers...

try hopping on her trainer and see what numbers you come up with.

honestly, just because you can lift all of that i don't think it really means anything. unless of course you can continuously do...
02-03-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,468
Posted By spelger

i have done this twice now because i was close...

i have done this twice now because i was close enough to snag a jersey (must have been slow days). the reverse KOM has a relatively flat section on the last switch back before the last climb to the...
02-03-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,468
Posted By spelger

i've only ridden that hill in france twice so i...

i've only ridden that hill in france twice so i don't have a very good memory of it but i do recall it being much steeper in sections but also much flatter in others compared to the alpe. maybe i am...
02-02-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,468
Posted By spelger

If you think the radio tower climb is bad wait...

If you think the radio tower climb is bad wait till you do the big hill in France. That horrid affair takes me ~90 minutes. Because it is shorter I figured 60 mins, boy was I wrong.
02-02-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,468
Posted By spelger

i hate it when runners pass me. it usually only...

i hate it when runners pass me. it usually only happened when doing a workout and i happened to be going up a hill. i generally don't do workouts in zwift anymore.
02-02-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,468
Posted By spelger

i agree with genejockey...

i agree with genejockey (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/genejockey-88437.html). zwift does keep me engaged while on the trainer when doing free rides, beats staring at a wall or a graph or map....
02-01-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By spelger

Nice to see a real vendor commenting on the...

Nice to see a real vendor commenting on the forum. Think I'll have a look at trainer day now.

-scott
01-30-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By spelger

I agree with your assessment that rouvy is at...

I agree with your assessment that rouvy is at fault. check versions between yours and your friends. maybe a recent update added bluetooth.
01-26-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,206
Posted By spelger

I have a fairly good idea how hard. after 3 hours...

I have a fairly good idea how hard. after 3 hours i was really ready to be done. my longest is about 4 when i was doing a strava grand fondo challenge. zwift is harder for me than in real life. no...
01-25-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,468
Posted By spelger

this is an interesting idea. i might try it and...

this is an interesting idea. i might try it and see how it is. it would be more like my real life rides. i suspect that i would not perform as well because i do like to push myself trying to catch up...
01-25-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,468
Posted By spelger

so zero in on one comment that i made about...

so zero in on one comment that i made about categorizations and ignore the first post i made where i stated quite clearly that "i don't race." i was merely agreeing with another poster when i wrote...
01-25-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By spelger

I agree with the stuck break issue especially if...

I agree with the stuck break issue especially if sudden. This happened to me too and was it an eye opener. Thought I was just tired on the 2000' climb.
01-25-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,468
Posted By spelger

no, i don't think so, i did not answer my own...

no, i don't think so, i did not answer my own question. i understand that zwift is the land of make believe but i only used that as an example due to my limited knowledge of the units in question....
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