Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: GAtkins
Showing results 1 to 50 of 317
Search took 0.06 seconds.
10-19-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,129
Posted By GAtkins

it wasn't broken so they fixed it.

it wasn't broken so they fixed it.
10-12-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By GAtkins

Definitely try a different cable. Also, make...

Definitely try a different cable. Also, make sure you turn the radar off manually. Found out both of these the hard way.

Glenn
10-10-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By GAtkins

That thing weighs more than a can of Coke and...

That thing weighs more than a can of Coke and runs on FOUR AA batteries.

Glenn
10-07-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By GAtkins

Gotcha. Thanks for the explanation.:) Glenn

Gotcha. Thanks for the explanation.:)

Glenn
10-05-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,006
Posted By GAtkins

My mistake, as I inferred something slightly...

My mistake, as I inferred something slightly different than what you intended I think.

You are correct in everything above. I was trying to expand on my "defending" comment because I incorrectly...
10-04-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,006
Posted By GAtkins

Just to follow up on your last paragraph. It...

Just to follow up on your last paragraph. It would be better for them and me to just go around me.

Glenn
10-04-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,006
Posted By GAtkins

Mostly I was referring to semi rural roads with...

Mostly I was referring to semi rural roads with two or three blocks equivalent distance to pass me. Coming up on an intersection I'm not going that fast. Sometimes I even quit pedaling and obviously...
10-04-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,006
Posted By GAtkins

Thank you my friend. Glenn

Thank you my friend.

Glenn
10-04-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,799
Posted By GAtkins

I can't believe this thread is over 10 years old,...

I can't believe this thread is over 10 years old, but oh well.

Glenn
10-04-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By GAtkins

What does "[Limited Scope]" in the thread title...

What does "[Limited Scope]" in the thread title mean?

Glenn
10-04-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,006
Posted By GAtkins

What I dislike is when cars won't pass from...

What I dislike is when cars won't pass from behind when 1) There is tons of room, 2) there is no reason for them not to, 3) we are both far enough away from an intersection where it makes absolutely...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,557
Posted By GAtkins

I recently went from a 138mm Bontrager, no...

I recently went from a 138mm Bontrager, no cutout, to a 165mm with cutout. Tried a 155mm cutout, no joy. Life is better.

Glenn
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,557
Posted By GAtkins

It's nice because you can zero it out to any...

It's nice because you can zero it out to any angle it's sitting on, relative to itself, like a bicycle seat. Almost like a "tare" on a scale. Sit it on your saddle, zero it out, raise your saddle 1...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,557
Posted By GAtkins

1mm of saddle tilt doesn't sound like a lot, but...

1mm of saddle tilt doesn't sound like a lot, but it is. I can feel it. My original fit was nose down 2 degrees, and like you I felt like I was being chunked onto the bars.

I've got about 50 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By GAtkins

Madone is more aggressive.

Madone is more aggressive.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,557
Posted By GAtkins

I wear a cycling glove one size larger than...

I wear a cycling glove one size larger than normal. For example, I normally wear a large glove but my cycling gloves are extra-large.

Does it help, probably. Anything may help at the margins, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By GAtkins

I have a 2021 Domane SLR Disc and love it. As...

I have a 2021 Domane SLR Disc and love it. As you know, the geometry is more aggressive on the Madone.

Glenn
09-25-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,069
Posted By GAtkins

Just ride a Specialized.:popcorn:beer: I'm...

Just ride a Specialized.:popcorn:beer:
I'm kidding, I have a Specialized.

Glenn
09-23-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By GAtkins

Elaborate.

Elaborate.
09-20-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 931
Posted By GAtkins

I think that's a good plan. Thank you. ...

I think that's a good plan.

Thank you.

Glenn
09-20-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By GAtkins

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/tall-mans-cycling-...

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/tall-mans-cycling-and-running-tights.html

No affiliation.

Glenn
09-20-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 931
Posted By GAtkins

Yes, 2 degrees nose down. Yes, sliding forward as...

Yes, 2 degrees nose down. Yes, sliding forward as I pedal. My Domane SLR7 seat post is a two bolt.

Thanks

Glenn
09-19-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 931
Posted By GAtkins

I know in my case when I went to the wider saddle...

I know in my case when I went to the wider saddle that it was a much better fit to my sit-bones and it helped with left toe hot-foot and numbness. No stretching to reach the right part of the bar....
09-19-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By GAtkins

We may be talking about the same thing. My...

We may be talking about the same thing. My original question was to make sure I understood that if I move the saddle forward that the height of the seat post would go down. It wouldn't actually go...
09-19-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By GAtkins

If you want to be seen, then these ...

If you want to be seen, then these

https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/equipment/bike-accessories/bike-lights/bike-light-sets/bontrager-ion-200-rt/flare-rt-light-set/p/23710/

If you want them so...
09-19-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By GAtkins

No, of course not. "What makes a given...

No, of course not.

"What makes a given saddle height be in the range which is best, is the comfort of the bike in the riding you need or want to do, not any mathematical ideal, thought such...
09-19-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By GAtkins

I'm using "effective saddle height" in the sense...

I'm using "effective saddle height" in the sense that if actual fore/aft change does not mathematically (we know it does) change saddle height, then it does change the feel or "effective" saddle...
09-15-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By GAtkins

I agree, not at all adverse to it, but like you...

I agree, not at all adverse to it, but like you said, just noticed it was different.

Glenn
09-15-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By GAtkins

Ok, so I did another 18 miles last night and...

Ok, so I did another 18 miles last night and started with the saddle up 10mm. Immediately felt the saddle was too high, both riding and with a foot down at stops, and the bike was more twitchy -...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By GAtkins

As a point of reference, I'm 6'4" and ride a 62cm...

As a point of reference, I'm 6'4" and ride a 62cm Trek and a 61cm Specialized.

Glenn
09-14-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 861
Posted By GAtkins

Did she make it hurt slightly more on purpose?...

Did she make it hurt slightly more on purpose? Ha.

Glenn
09-14-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By GAtkins

Yes on the size.

Yes on the size.
09-14-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 861
Posted By GAtkins

Ugh!

Ugh!
09-14-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 861
Posted By GAtkins

Ouch! How did that happen? Glad the bike's OK,...

Ouch! How did that happen? Glad the bike's OK, and you too of course.
09-14-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 400,292
Posted By GAtkins

Post of the day....

Post of the day....
09-14-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By GAtkins

All good stuff. Thank you. I had seen your...

All good stuff. Thank you. I had seen your great work before and will review again.

My biggest problems are that I'm old, tall, major clyde, top-heavy, and not that flexible. If I ever lose the...
09-13-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By GAtkins

I completely agree and no doubt you are correct....

I completely agree and no doubt you are correct. As you know, what got me started down this rabbit hole was the constant numbness and hot foot on the left. Tried everything I could think of to fix it...
09-13-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By GAtkins

Yes, thank you. So, if I move the saddle...

Yes, thank you.

So, if I move the saddle forward, does that, by itself and all else equal, increase or decrease effective saddle height?

If I understand correctly, it reduces effective saddle...
09-13-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By GAtkins

I'm confused, which is not unusual. I'm not sure...

I'm confused, which is not unusual. I'm not sure if I'm thinking about this correctly.

If I move the saddle forward, does that, by itself and all else equal, increase or decrease effective saddle...
09-13-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By GAtkins

Saddle Raise/Lower Versus Saddle Fore/Aft

I started the thread below which leads me to my question in this thread.

https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/1257098-leg-length-left-right-unequal-power-meter-balance-2.html#post22645697...
09-13-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 931
Posted By GAtkins

I had a bike fit at Retul in Boulder a couple of...

I had a bike fit at Retul in Boulder a couple of years ago and they didn't mention that I had a discrepancy. I forget exactly how they measured it.

I got it in my head that I may have a leg length...
09-13-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 931
Posted By GAtkins

My left/right balance is in the range of 55/45,...

My left/right balance is in the range of 55/45, thus I need to put out more power in my right leg, not the left, to make it ~ 50/50.

Did you read my post #26 right above yours? A glaringly simple...
09-13-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,714
Posted By GAtkins

I recently went from a 138mm (Bontrager Arvada...

I recently went from a 138mm (Bontrager Arvada Pro) to a 165mm saddle (Bontrager Verse Pro) (tried a 155mm). I have a wide arse. Much better. Should have done it years ago.
09-10-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,130
Posted By GAtkins

What's your favorite color? Mine's probably red.

What's your favorite color? Mine's probably red.
09-08-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By GAtkins

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/ No...

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/

No affiliation.

Glenn
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By GAtkins

This is how I use mine. ...

This is how I use mine.
...
09-03-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 931
Posted By GAtkins

All, Since we last talked, here's what I've...

All,

Since we last talked, here's what I've done. I used one of these cleat risers on my right foot.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BP52Y4Y?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details

I went on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By GAtkins

I had seen those posts a while back. That's how...

I had seen those posts a while back. That's how I ride with my hands. Very nice.

Glenn
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By GAtkins

Try a glove one size larger than you normally...

Try a glove one size larger than you normally wear.

Glenn
08-26-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By GAtkins

I have really bad numbness in my left foot,...

I have really bad numbness in my left foot, outside toes. These have helped me considerably. No affiliation.

https://www.bikefit.com/c-1-cleat-wedges.aspx

Glenn
Showing results 1 to 50 of 317
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.