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05-30-20, 05:35 PM
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Posted By pattrick

Thank you all !

I was never that big but 220 lbs at 5"9' brought me here. Here I found inspiration and sympathy on my struggles. Currently I am at 185 without dieting and doing well . Just wanted to say thank you...
05-30-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,968
Posted By fietsbob

OK, here is my older Brompton.. from several...

OK, here is my older Brompton.. from several years ago...
http://www.cyclofiend.com/working/images10/wb133-1IMGP0010.jpg
05-26-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,968
Posted By cyccommute

Coronasploring today along the South Platte...

Coronasploring today along the South Platte River. 2004 Specialized S-Works Epic FSR. Best dually ever made in my opinion

...
05-26-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By Hikebikerun

First 50mi ride!!!

My initial stretch goal when I started getting into cycling about 4-6 weeks ago was to go on a 50 mile ride. Well, I had a late start this morning and today has been hottest day so far this year...
05-25-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,968
Posted By brawlo

Coming in on this. My 3 current rides. I'm 6'5"...

Coming in on this. My 3 current rides. I'm 6'5" so they're pretty darn large :lol:
...
05-25-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By sean.hwy

I must admit though it's PITA to see you data...

I must admit though it's PITA to see you data that older that 12 months old. You have to keep scrolling back like your cell phone if you want to see what you kid text you in 2016. You just keep...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,234
Posted By bladehack

I do the Subie wave, I assume they are...

I do the Subie wave, I assume they are enlightened and drive an STI or WRX
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,234
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't wave at people who take Strava segments...

I don't wave at people who take Strava segments without power meters.
05-25-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,968
Posted By joshsc

Did 20 miles yesterday with my wife on a local...

Did 20 miles yesterday with my wife on a local trail we had never been to. It was beautiful....
05-24-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,968
Posted By sixate

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x971/trek_stache_3c21f9783dad6bde3eee99696a2b21442345e6ba.jpg

My new Trek Stache 7, this bike is amazing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,865
Posted By shelbyfv

Legit thread or not, I give him kudos. He didn't...

Legit thread or not, I give him kudos. He didn't post a link to his blog. :rolleyes:
05-24-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By njkayaker

It's not likely that they will ever do this. ...

It's not likely that they will ever do this.

The number of people having problems with sharing accounts would likely be much larger than the number it would work for.

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05-23-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It sounds like sean.hwy is probably invested...

It sounds like sean.hwy is probably invested enough in the Garmin ecosystem and feature set that changing to Wahoo could be painful.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,554
Posted By one4smoke

Weight just makes you stronger. :thumb:

Weight just makes you stronger. :thumb:
05-23-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By sean.hwy

I guess I will look into the 1030 ( another old...

I guess I will look into the 1030 ( another old guy with not such great eye site ). I can either have my glasses on see the road at night and high speed but not see my watch or take my glasses off...
05-23-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By sean.hwy

Sounds like the 130 is not going to work for me. ...

Sounds like the 130 is not going to work for me.

I would like the computer to replace my watch for recording and displaying in real time. Currently I have no need for maps. I either know where I...
05-23-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 431
Posted By noglider

I've done a lot of these jobs without the...

I've done a lot of these jobs without the "proper" tools, and I agree with the others who say you don't need them. I've even cut steerer tubes without any guides at all. I left extra length and...
05-23-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By Iride01

It sure does! What happened to those golden...

It sure does!

What happened to those golden years we used to hear them described as when we were younger???
05-23-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By JustinOldPhart

sdmc530, I'm not trying to belabor the point; I...

sdmc530, I'm not trying to belabor the point; I add this in case others might find some utility in it. I have glasses with bifocals, too. What I found was that the reading prescription in the...
05-23-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I have the 130 and the RTL510. My choice of the...

I have the 130 and the RTL510. My choice of the 130 was based upon my knowledge that I will never do power meter, heart rate monitor, cadence, or any other sensor-based stuff beyond the RTL (not that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,554
Posted By mstateglfr

Speedsleev. Just switched this year to these on...

Speedsleev. Just switched this year to these on all my bikes since there was a 30% off sale earlier this spring.

No seatpost securing which is perfect since that inevitably gets in the way...
Forum: Foo
05-23-20, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Shimagnolo

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05-23-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 431
Posted By dsbrantjr

I would recommend a hacksaw with two worm drive...

I would recommend a hacksaw with two worm drive hose clamps as guides for cutting the steerer. It will cut cleaner than a wheel-type tube cutter that works by displacing metal which leaves heavy...
05-23-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By shelbyfv

It actually is described as "unisex" on...

It actually is described as "unisex" on Amazon.:lol:...
05-23-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 372
Posted By indyfabz

Iím a lawyer for a railroad. Ergo, I donít use...

Iím a lawyer for a railroad. Ergo, I donít use self checkout. I donít stock the shelves either.

NSFW

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FxINJzqzn4w
05-22-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,731
Posted By Steve B.

When I ran the most recent update I noticed I had...

When I ran the most recent update I noticed I had used up about 50% of internal memory on my 1030. I've got maybe 20 routes on it and I might need 3. or 4. I've never needed the SD card. It's so...
05-22-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,731
Posted By kissTheApex

The leaked info I saw said internal memory...

The leaked info I saw said internal memory increased, and external memory slot removed, but as with anything leaked, should be taken with a grain of salt.
05-22-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By wesmamyke

I screwed up all my bike fits by raising by bars...

I screwed up all my bike fits by raising by bars years ago. That little bit more weight on my saddle made them all uncomfortable. Slowly switched them out for wider models.
05-22-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Gummomarx

I've just got a reply from KMC (Netherlands) -...

I've just got a reply from KMC (Netherlands) - they've never heard of a unisex chain but I love the intro of their response:
'WIth all my fantasy, I cannot imagine what a unisex bike chain would...
05-22-20, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Gummomarx

Chain

I am about to buy what is described as KMC Unisex's X10 Chain, Grey, 114 Link .

What does the 'Unisex' mean? Is it really any different to a basic X10?

https://amzn.to/3e4sG5e...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,787
Posted By canklecat

It's mostly handy for folks who are motivated by...

It's mostly handy for folks who are motivated by reasonable personal goals, or enjoy keeping up with active friends. I started out using it mostly for the social networking thing, but soon became...
05-21-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,968
Posted By camjr

I just added a Brooks B17 and microfiber bar tape...

I just added a Brooks B17 and microfiber bar tape to the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring. The nice thing about being 225 pounds is that the break in time for the saddle is sped along!
...
05-20-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,731
Posted By njkayaker

Yeah, it's easy to move the card to another...

Yeah, it's easy to move the card to another device.

32 gb is even more!
05-20-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,731
Posted By njkayaker

You don't really need the chip. Even ďserious...

You don't really need the chip. Even ďserious touring folkĒ. Except if the map you want to use only is provided on microSD (like the Ordinance Survey maps).
05-20-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By unterhausen

the very fact that someone is asking the question...

the very fact that someone is asking the question actually answers the question. They don't want your company. Seems easy enough to understand. To be a woman online is a constant flood of unwanted...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 9,306
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Garmin has two features along these lines: ...

Garmin has two features along these lines:

Live Track is real time location sharing. It's the one that's most like Beacon. People say it's flakey.
Incident Detection sends out a "help me I...
05-20-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,731
Posted By pdlamb

Did I read that right? They cut the internal...

Did I read that right? They cut the internal memory in half and called it "Plus"?

(No wonder I can't buy a jersey by size!)
05-20-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By 63rickert

Everybody who rides has a box of saddles that...

Everybody who rides has a box of saddles that didn’t work. Ask around, we all keep those old saddles just so they can be loaned out. Nothing unique about a Specialized Toupe. Lots of saddles are...
05-19-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By bikecrate

I've ridden by a couple of little kid drive by...

I've ridden by a couple of little kid drive by birthday parties.
05-19-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By subgrade

Interestingly, losing some 20 lbs didn't make any...

Interestingly, losing some 20 lbs didn't make any noticeable difference how my bike saddle felt, but unpadded chairs and benches became significantly harder :D
05-19-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By Paul Barnard

You are being given some good feedback. Your...

You are being given some good feedback. Your cadence hasn't increased dramatically, so I doubt this is it, but I have noticed it happens with me. I can get a little bouncy when my cadence increases....
05-19-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By jpescatore

I lost 50 lbs about 10 years ago had a similar...

I lost 50 lbs about 10 years ago had a similar issue. I found that seats with less padding, more cutout and firmer seats overall felt much better. I don't think a fat rear end helps much from a...
05-19-20, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By canklecat

Seems normal. My saddle preferences changed as I...

Seems normal. My saddle preferences changed as I lost weight and gained fitness. I gradually switched from padded saddles to barely padded saddles, and from regular shorts or very thin pads to much...
05-18-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By Leisesturm

From your o.p. "after 2ish years I find the...

From your o.p. "after 2ish years I find the saddle not as nice". I don't know I might have wanted to know more, like, how exactly is it not as nice? But you are getting advice. How I don't know...
05-18-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By philbob57

Sit bones width is a fetish at worst. At best,...

Sit bones width is a fetish at worst. At best, it's only one of many parameters involved in 'saddle' comfort. Your weight loss changed the amount of fat at your seat; that changed the shape of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 9,306
Posted By Bah Humbug

They have VC backing, and that backing is likely...

They have VC backing, and that backing is likely losing patience in the current market.

For wanting money, they're extremely slow to add new features, extremely slow to fix bugs, steal features...
05-18-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By restlessswind

I would maybe change the pivot angle a smidge....

I would maybe change the pivot angle a smidge. Personally padding loss may require a tweak. That or the saddle foam has broke down. It may not look fatigued, but the cellular structure might be. 2...
05-18-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By berner

I would guess that the weight loss is a likely...

I would guess that the weight loss is a likely reason for discomfort. At least that was the cause of my discomfort after losing weight from 172lbs to 157lbs. I noticed that, just like yourself, a...
05-18-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By surak

Less padding in your caboose and more weight on...

Less padding in your caboose and more weight on it compared to when you where heavier and putting more load on your legs could be causes. Or if you wear padded bibs/shorts, the chamois could be worn...
05-16-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By shelbyfv

I am completely unqualified to have an opinion as...

I am completely unqualified to have an opinion as to what we should be doing. Given that, I'll continue to do my best to follow the advice of those who are qualified.
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