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05-11-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By gpburdell

Interesting. When I try that with my RTL515 it...

Interesting. When I try that with my RTL515 it turns it off after the LED showing blue-steady for a moment.

From Off, it takes about three "one-thousands" to enter pairing mode, as indicated by...
05-10-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,337
Posted By gpburdell

So the issue is the bright lights are poorly...

So the issue is the bright lights are poorly aimed rather than that they're flashing?

Though with you choosing to place your eyes at the same level as most people's lights, you are somewhat...
05-07-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 384
Posted By gpburdell

This is how it is supposed to work, and is also...

This is how it is supposed to work, and is also how it works with my FR235 and Edge 830.

If the OP is seeing different behavior, something is not working properly.
05-06-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 384
Posted By gpburdell

ANT+ is a broadcast protocol. The HRM - whether...

ANT+ is a broadcast protocol. The HRM - whether using your forerunner or a chest strap - broadcasts and the Edge listens for the broadcast data from the sensors it's been told to listen to (i.e....
05-05-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 957
Posted By gpburdell

I use this Ryobi model, it works well. Pull the...

I use this Ryobi model, it works well. Pull the trigger until the pressure is just above your target.

I already had other Ryobi tools using same battery. If you don't, then it might be a little...
05-04-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By gpburdell

On a metal framed bike, I'd test how well the...

On a metal framed bike, I'd test how well the device transmits though the metal before fully reassembling. Seems to work fairly well through carbon fiber.

Piece of paper is good - also consider...
05-03-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By gpburdell

Correct. I had fun writing post #11...

Correct.



I had fun writing post #11 (https://www.bikeforums.net/22493748-post11.html) and intended it as I said.

As for spending a lot of effort defending "it" - I'm not really clear on...
05-03-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By gpburdell

The cost of the AirTag is spent whether or not a...

The cost of the AirTag is spent whether or not a theft occurs. The lower the chance of theft, then the lower the risk-weighted value of recovering the bicycle. In your example you assumed a 100%...
05-03-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By gpburdell

You forgot to factor in the probability of theft...

You forgot to factor in the probability of theft as well as the distribution of that theft probability between pro and joyrider - since that differentiator relates to the actual probability of...
05-03-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By gpburdell

Doesn't that depend on folks to have the...

Doesn't that depend on folks to have the Milwaukee OneKey app on their phones similar to how Tile works with phones with the Tile app on them?
...
05-03-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By gpburdell

Sure - and those devices still exist - and...

Sure - and those devices still exist - and they're connected to the vehicle's power because GPS + cellular needs a bunch of power. Battery operated versions exist - plenty on Amazon for not much $$$...
04-29-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,749
Posted By gpburdell

I split time between a metro suburb and a...

I split time between a metro suburb and a somewhat rural area. Oddly enough it's seemed that contactless payments were adopted faster in the rural area, perhaps because so many of the places are...
04-29-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,749
Posted By gpburdell

I'm able to do most credit card transactions via...

I'm able to do most credit card transactions via ApplePay on my watch. So it's sort of a non-implanted chip. :)

Some merchants *still* don't take contactless payments unfortunately (Home Depot).
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04-28-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,749
Posted By gpburdell

ah yes, the underground economy of unreported...

ah yes, the underground economy of unreported income... :D
04-28-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,665
Posted By gpburdell

Yes, the third link in my post shows the GA law...

Yes, the third link in my post shows the GA law regarding sidewalk riding. I'd been replying to work4bike 's comment about Florida cyclists not being considered a vehicle if operating on the...
04-28-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,995
Posted By gpburdell

Not sure what you're looking for here? You missed...

Not sure what you're looking for here? You missed the opportunity to set things straight with the BF by not inspecting the stuff on its return. Later on when you discovered the damage, she made a...
04-28-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,749
Posted By gpburdell

Hmmm. wonder if they'll also have a version to...

Hmmm. wonder if they'll also have a version to implant in your forehead?
04-27-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,749
Posted By gpburdell

That's different than there being no other...

That's different than there being no other practical way to deposit money into your brokerage account...

Do remember that your name, ACH routing number and account number is sitting on the front...
04-27-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,749
Posted By gpburdell

With credit cards, the merchant is typically not...

With credit cards, the merchant is typically not liable for fraud provided they follow their processor's rules (such as chip cards inserted vs swiped). That's because the processing network has...
04-27-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,123
Posted By gpburdell

The location is the traffic light at Biscayne and...

The location is the traffic light at Biscayne and Peachtree, facing northbound. I've been through there many times, same for the various other roads.

Northside drive is one lane each direction...
04-27-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,749
Posted By gpburdell

FYI Fidelity allows linking your checking account...

FYI Fidelity allows linking your checking account (https://www.fidelity.com/customer-service/deposit-money) for EFT in/out, or if you're not comfortable with that you can make deposits into your...
04-27-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,123
Posted By gpburdell

As discussed earlier, they're northbound on a...

As discussed earlier, they're northbound on a five+ lane road with plenty of opportunity for cars to get by them.

Here's their location: https://www.google.com/maps/@33.8146451,-84.3920584,18.13z...
04-26-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By gpburdell

Bontrager ION 200 RT has a night-flash mode that...

Bontrager ION 200 RT has a night-flash mode that sounds kind of similar; it doesn't go dark as part of the flash cycle like the day flash does.

This mode isn't enough to light your way though -...
04-25-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By gpburdell

2" heli tape (aka paint protection film).

2" heli tape (aka paint protection film).
04-25-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,816
Posted By gpburdell

Not sure which products you're looking at, but...

Not sure which products you're looking at, but micro-B is till very much the predominant charging port among the cycling and non-cycling products I've seen, though some top-of-the-line headphones and...
04-21-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,920
Posted By gpburdell

Only if you're going against traffic and not...

Only if you're going against traffic and not wearing a shirt. :lol:
04-21-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,920
Posted By gpburdell

... and yet we drive on parkways and park in...

... and yet we drive on parkways and park in driveways... :lol:
04-20-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,816
Posted By gpburdell

No there wouldn't be. As you and others observe,...

No there wouldn't be. As you and others observe, there's likely an extremely small market for such a device - particularly since by the time a manuf makes a GPS device with speed display it's kind...
04-20-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,816
Posted By gpburdell

About that "just one function (speed) and nothing...

About that "just one function (speed) and nothing else"...

From https://omata.com/pages/omata-one-cycling-computer





:)
:beer:
04-20-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,920
Posted By gpburdell

In my state it's illegal for anyone over 12 years...

In my state it's illegal for anyone over 12 years old to ride on the sidewalk... though I've also never heard of it being enforced.

Even with no pedestrians to contend with, sidewalks present...
04-20-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,816
Posted By gpburdell

No, that Omata unit is priced the way it is...

No, that Omata unit is priced the way it is because it's providing a unique feature unrelated to the OP's ask - namely the electromechanical analog interface instead of a basic digital display.
...
04-19-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,532
Posted By gpburdell

Just a matter of time before an Epic Face Plant...

Just a matter of time before an Epic Face Plant...
04-19-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By gpburdell

I'm not a fan of the one-size-fits-all type...

I'm not a fan of the one-size-fits-all type helmets. Kinda like shoes, fit is pretty specific to the individual. Head shapes are different, as are sizes. Different brands and models fit different...
04-19-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,887
Posted By gpburdell

Sure, but do you use one on a regular basis? I...

Sure, but do you use one on a regular basis? I do.

Cutting through something securely clamped in a bench vice while holding the grinder w/ cutting wheel with two hands is rather different from...
04-18-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,816
Posted By gpburdell

I suspect your requirements will likely rule out...

I suspect your requirements will likely rule out most anything at this point. USBC charging ports for low power devices seems quite uncommon even today.

If you can relax the USBC requirement,...
04-15-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By gpburdell

Clever! And I imagine you can set the date to be...

Clever! And I imagine you can set the date to be some time in the past so it doesn't affect any recent stats.
04-14-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,665
Posted By gpburdell

Georgia is similar. Bicycle is a vehicle, and...

Georgia is similar. Bicycle is a vehicle, and thus bicycle riders have the same rules as car drivers. As you note, the bicycle rider can transition into a pedestrian and thus not be subject to the...
04-13-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,602
Posted By gpburdell

That was actually a pretty decent video. I'd...

That was actually a pretty decent video.

I'd note that in the months since the video was created, Apple has reduced the time until the AirTag begins announcing it's presence either by chirp or an...
04-12-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,059
Posted By gpburdell

probably need to take some good pulls off a...

probably need to take some good pulls off a whiskey bottle to think they'd say yes... :lol:
04-11-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,602
Posted By gpburdell

I was going to mention that, but also noticed...

I was going to mention that, but also noticed that BosnianBill apparently collaborates with LPL so I figured it was close enuf.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jSHwaOR_eo
04-11-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,059
Posted By gpburdell

Oh that could lead us down quite the rabbit hole...

Oh that could lead us down quite the rabbit hole :P -- you've definitely outlined one of the pitfalls of relativistic morals... one can't really ever say what someone else chooses to do is...
04-11-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,059
Posted By gpburdell

Pretty clear that you'd be availing yourself of...

Pretty clear that you'd be availing yourself of one of the benefits of the ride without paying for that benefit by signing up for the ride.

Freeloader would be the more generic term for such an...
04-09-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,156
Posted By gpburdell

just be sure to save enuf in the cylinder for the...

just be sure to save enuf in the cylinder for the owner…. :lol:
04-09-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,887
Posted By gpburdell

IMHO no reason not to use that as a lock up...

IMHO no reason not to use that as a lock up location given they provide no other secure thing to lock your bike to.

Contrary to what the movies might show, it's a bit difficult to make a natural...
04-08-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,904
Posted By gpburdell

He doesn't wear a jersey...

He doesn't wear a jersey (https://www.bikeforums.net/22331374-post170.html).
04-06-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,343
Posted By gpburdell

FWIW, here's Georgia's version (as I understand...

FWIW, here's Georgia's version (as I understand it). Interesting exclusions. :eek:

O.C.G.A 40-6-291 (https://law.justia.com/codes/georgia/2010/title-40/chapter-6/article-13/part-1/40-6-291/): "The...
04-05-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 589
Posted By gpburdell

Bingo. I did a ride yesterday with a reported...

Bingo. I did a ride yesterday with a reported minimum elevation of 708ft, max of 764 ft, and an total ascent (elevation gain) of 505ft. Overall fairly flat but enough 10 and 20ft rises to add up...
04-05-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By gpburdell

I think it probably isn't. For one, it seems...

I think it probably isn't. For one, it seems most tires which are tubeless capable tend to advertise the fact.

For another, the Amazon listing says "this is not a tubless ready tire"
...
04-05-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,343
Posted By gpburdell

It'd be an accomplishment in Georgia. No points...

It'd be an accomplishment in Georgia. No points until you're 15+ (https://dds.georgia.gov/points-schedule) over the limit, and only a $25 fine for 6-10 over...
04-05-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 589
Posted By gpburdell

It's collecting the info in real time, though...

It's collecting the info in real time, though likely smoothed.

The elevation gain represents the sum total of how much elevation you've climbed during the ride. Without subtracting descents.
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