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07-19-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I don’t know what was up with that long cable. It...

I don’t know what was up with that long cable. It worked with other devices, just not with the GhostX. I use the short cable and a old cellphone charger and the GhostX sits nicely on top of it while...
07-18-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Make sure you use the short cable that came with...

Make sure you use the short cable that came with the camera. I tried charging with a longer cable and my GhostX will not charge with it.

Chuck
07-16-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I’ve been impressed with the value of Bryton’s...

I’ve been impressed with the value of Bryton’s stuff. They seem to have good quality and user experiences.
07-07-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Look at the brand “Bryton.” My wife got one as a...

Look at the brand “Bryton.” My wife got one as a free give away and I am impressed with the quality, reliability and user experience.
07-04-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By OshkoshBiker

If you do a Bluetooth scan can you see the right...

If you do a Bluetooth scan can you see the right pedal?

If you can see the right pedal my app may be able to use that pedal and give you power information. I would be glad to have you try it. You...
07-01-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By OshkoshBiker

The app I developed will accept a Bluetooth speed...

The app I developed will accept a Bluetooth speed sensor and you can enter any wheel circumference you want.

https://cykelstrom.com

Kind regards,
Chuck
06-20-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Camera Setup

Amit,

I tried to look at your links and they took me somewhere other than a video. You may wish to check this.

In regard to video and camera setup. I use a Drift GhostX camera mounted on my...
06-14-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By OshkoshBiker

If you like to delve into the topic further, do a...

If you like to delve into the topic further, do a Bland-Altman Analysis. You already have the spread sheet and it is easy to do. Look at the scatter plot and see if there is a bias. You can also plot...
05-28-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By OshkoshBiker

What type of power meter is the other type? ...

What type of power meter is the other type?

A difference of 10% between two different type power meters is very good. I have a dual sided 4iiii Precision Pro 105 and I use it as a standard to test...
05-07-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I run a 105 eleven speed on my gravel bike and I...

I run a 105 eleven speed on my gravel bike and I have two observations about shifting issues like this. The first is the derailleur spring seems a little weak and has been since new. The other is...
05-07-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By OshkoshBiker

This is a terrific idea and very doable. I am...

This is a terrific idea and very doable. I am going to look into it further. In consideration, send me your email address and you can be a test rider for my existing app for free.

Contact me at...
05-07-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Maybe version 2.0 will be for both Android and...

Maybe version 2.0 will be for both Android and IOS, which will be some time from now.
05-07-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By OshkoshBiker

If you do not wish to spend a fortune on a power...

If you do not wish to spend a fortune on a power meter, please take a look at https://cykelstrom.com

I created this app for just this reason. It is not as accurate but gives pretty good power...
04-28-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Hello, I am the developer of the Cykelstrom...

Hello, I am the developer of the Cykelstrom Bicycle Power Meter App. My app will automatically upload your data to Strava and you can connect your power meter, cadence, heart rate and other sensors....
04-26-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By OshkoshBiker

How about “Alexa, increase tire pressure 3.2 psi.”

How about “Alexa, increase tire pressure 3.2 psi.”
04-25-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Agreed, it can be confusing. Chuck

Agreed, it can be confusing.

Chuck
04-25-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Thank you for contacting 4iiii and finding out....

Thank you for contacting 4iiii and finding out. That is most helpful.

Chuck
Cykelstrom.com
04-25-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I have a 4iiii precision 105 Dual Sided Power...

I have a 4iiii precision 105 Dual Sided Power Meter and I see two separate power meters when connecting to Bluetooth. As far as I can tell it appears they send data back to the head unit or smart...
04-24-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,114
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I have not done such a study as my resources are...

I have not done such a study as my resources are limited. My observations are based on looking at opposing force power meter estimates, smartphone sensors, and a crank based power meter as the...
04-22-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,114
Posted By OshkoshBiker

There is a certain amount of noise due to...

There is a certain amount of noise due to impulses that the strain gauges pick up from just going over a rough road or bump which are not a result of power dissipation. Depending on how the signal is...
04-22-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,114
Posted By OshkoshBiker

As someone who studies the data from power meters...

As someone who studies the data from power meters vs. just using the sensors in your smartphone to calculate power, I agree that most users are putting way to much importance on a power meters claim...
04-20-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,837
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Phone app that records any BluetoothSmart BLE Sensors

I am the developer of an app for Android smartphones which will collect the data from any BluetoothSmart or BLE Sensors. If you have a power meter and would like to help, I will set you up as a test...
01-17-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,031
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I'm converting my Minnesota 2.0 Fat Bike to...

I'm converting my Minnesota 2.0 Fat Bike to single speed this spring. I intend to use the fat tires or switch to the 29'er wheels depending on the trail I am riding. For my single speed solution, I...
05-25-17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Not sure on the differences from pro and non-pro...

Not sure on the differences from pro and non-pro versions, however, I can say I love my Haanjo Comp as it is one of the most comfortable bikes I have ever ridden. I purchased it specifically for...
05-25-17, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I have the same set up on my Haanjo Comp and it...

I have the same set up on my Haanjo Comp and it works great. I would not change a thing.

Is it possible they sent you a carbon comp and not the trail?
05-25-17, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By OshkoshBiker

The RaceFace Cinch system works well.

The RaceFace Cinch system works well.
05-25-17, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I vote "not a crack."

I vote "not a crack."
05-25-17, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,377
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Take your time and follow the dealer's manual...

Take your time and follow the dealer's manual download from Shimano. Once you have it set, you will never have to mess with it again, unless you disconnect the cable.

I have the 5800 for the...
05-10-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,259
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I rolled a coarse grit sandpaper around a dowel...

I rolled a coarse grit sandpaper around a dowel and rotated it inside the frame seat tube to roughen the inside of the tube to solve this problem. Don't sand the seat post.

I would prefer the...
05-05-17, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 21,898
Posted By OshkoshBiker

They key here is to make sure mineral oil is used...

They key here is to make sure mineral oil is used and not DOT fluid. If you use one in place of the other the seals/o-rings may dissolve based on if they are butyl rubber or something else.
04-19-17, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,531
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I had a similar problem and I have found the 5800...

I had a similar problem and I have found the 5800 front derailleur on my 11spd particularly difficult to set up. I am running a compact FSA chain ring with a Gossamer crank. The 11spd set up seems to...
04-05-17, 08:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,357
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Headset update

Thank you for all of the fine feedback. I decided to purchase the Nashbar headset press on sale for about $50.
04-03-17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,357
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Any Recommendation on a headset press?

Hello all,

I am looking at various headset presses and I would appreciate your feedback on what you like or dislike about them. Does anyone use the Wheels Manufacturing presses for both headsets...
04-01-17, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 21,495
Posted By OshkoshBiker

As a former bicycle mechanic for Dick's Sporting...

As a former bicycle mechanic for Dick's Sporting Goods, It is my understanding that Nishiki is manufactured by Accell N.A. which is the same for Diamondback. Nishiki is DSG's brand.

If you're...
02-12-17, 09:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,345
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I think hydrogen embrittlement is associated with...

I think hydrogen embrittlement is associated with aluminum and not steel.
02-08-17, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,131
Posted By OshkoshBiker

With smartphones and all of the nice Bluetooth...

With smartphones and all of the nice Bluetooth sensors out there I ditched my computer completely.
11-23-16, 10:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,731
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Using MEK is like using an atomic bomb to remove...

Using MEK is like using an atomic bomb to remove a tree stump. It will give you a nose bleed without a respirator and good ventilation.
11-04-16, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By OshkoshBiker

You might want to do a dye penetrate test to see...

You might want to do a dye penetrate test to see if you really have a crack. I would not ride it if there was a chance of failure.
10-27-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,092
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I recommend LPS #3; It's easy to spray in to...

I recommend LPS #3; It's easy to spray in to places that are hard to get to and it won't freeze up.
10-27-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,839
Posted By OshkoshBiker

The inexpensive beam type works fine and does not...

The inexpensive beam type works fine and does not go out of calibration.
Forum: Fatbikes
10-25-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 150,336
Posted By OshkoshBiker

I agree that the El Oso Gordo is not a good bike...

I agree that the El Oso Gordo is not a good bike for a serious rider, however, don't discount Diamondback as a brand based on this one bike. We own two Diamondback Fat Tire bikes and race with them....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-16, 02:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 31,098
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Want to feel sick about markup/margin? Take a...

Want to feel sick about markup/margin? Take a look at Alibaba. I know the frames are not exactly the same, but in some cases they are the same frame with different labels on them. You can buy as...
09-10-16, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,409
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Hence the invention of the crescent wrench.

Hence the invention of the crescent wrench.
09-06-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Alcohol can take the gloss off of a rubber belt.

Alcohol can take the gloss off of a rubber belt.
09-03-16, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,066
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Except in cases where it is obvious there is a...

Except in cases where it is obvious there is a structural failure, the interpretation of any nondestructive test is entirely dependent on the training and experience of the one viewing the...
08-20-16, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,312
Posted By OshkoshBiker

It looks dented enough that any attempt to roll...

It looks dented enough that any attempt to roll out the dent will cause the steel to be work hardened and eventually crack. If you don't replace the tube you may be able to have a sleeve welded over...
08-20-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,800
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Out of the three I would choose the Scott even...

Out of the three I would choose the Scott even though I live down the road from Trek (Sorry). However, I would also take a look at the higher end Diamondbacks like the Recoil. Diamondback gives you a...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-29-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,431
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Is the tubing from Aircraft Spruce the same stuff...

Is the tubing from Aircraft Spruce the same stuff as what bikes are made from? I have the same question, however, I was going to give TIG welding a try.

Kind regards,

OshksohBiker
07-22-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,892
Posted By OshkoshBiker

Does the 10 Speed cassette need a 1.0 mm spacer?...

Does the 10 Speed cassette need a 1.0 mm spacer? Also, could my Sora accept the ten speed cassette? Do I need a different chain?

Just pondering the possiblity.

Kind regards,

Oshkosh
07-22-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,366
Posted By OshkoshBiker

The paint would need to be removed from the...

The paint would need to be removed from the entire weld circumference and the use of a dye penetrant like they use on aircraft parts to inspect for cracks. This is going to be difficult if the weld...
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