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08-27-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 134,880
Posted By cmark84

magic happens

magic happens
08-27-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,106
Posted By cmark84

I will too but only if its pre-sweetened

I will too but only if its pre-sweetened
08-26-15, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 134,880
Posted By cmark84

I find plain celery and carrots as snacks both...

I find plain celery and carrots as snacks both nutritional and slightly better than pickles. I can eat a pickle with a sandwich or burger but not alone.
08-26-15, 02:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,106
Posted By cmark84

I found soda difficult to give up. However, once...

I found soda difficult to give up. However, once I quit soda, I dealt with caffeine withdrawals for a good 2 weeks. It sucked, but after that I was fine and found myself feeling better. After a year...
08-26-15, 02:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,185
Posted By cmark84

My iPhone lasts a long time. I leave my display...

My iPhone lasts a long time. I leave my display on so I can watch my HR, speed, listen to music, have conversations with Siri, etc... I have an external battery 1.5x the size of the iPhone 6 battery...
08-26-15, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,035
Posted By cmark84

I thought Uber was now picking up people on...

I thought Uber was now picking up people on bicycles after reading the title.
08-26-15, 01:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,306
Posted By cmark84

I'm working with Takata on harnesses and air bag...

I'm working with Takata on harnesses and air bag system for the rider upon collision :)
08-26-15, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,428
Posted By cmark84

If any gets on just use some brake clean to get...

If any gets on just use some brake clean to get it off. Or throw a clean dry cloth over the rotor if you are that anal.
08-26-15, 12:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,306
Posted By cmark84

I'm designing an alert system that predicts the...

I'm designing an alert system that predicts the surrounding area of the rider that will provide alerts and if necessary take action against collision. Unfortunately, I haven't figured out the part...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,579
Posted By cmark84

Can you link to where it says 128bit security? I...

Can you link to where it says 128bit security? I wasn't aware of PAN having such.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,579
Posted By cmark84

haha, guess I'll stay in the inner-city limits...

haha, guess I'll stay in the inner-city limits then.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,579
Posted By cmark84

It looks like its using Blueooth PAN to make the...

It looks like its using Blueooth PAN to make the connection. There's no security in it as far as I'm aware and the technology is still new so that may change. The only way to sync a device is by...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-15, 10:00 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,579
Posted By cmark84

Wasn't aware eTap uses cellular data. What's the...

Wasn't aware eTap uses cellular data. What's the monthly cost on this?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-15, 09:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,288
Posted By cmark84

The food you eat is probably making you sleep. I...

The food you eat is probably making you sleep. I try not to over eat after rides as eating too much can make your body work hard again to digest it. Instead, consume less food and eat stuff that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-15, 09:56 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,579
Posted By cmark84

How well would this work with lets say 50 people...

How well would this work with lets say 50 people in a group ride all using this wireless tech? I don't want to be shifted by or shifting for someone else.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 06:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,241
Posted By cmark84

you self-centered, me me me prick :)

you self-centered, me me me prick :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,241
Posted By cmark84

Most likely because Poseidon found a flaw in the...

Most likely because Poseidon found a flaw in the SRAM disc brakes causing a crash affecting his memory in 600BC.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 02:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,241
Posted By cmark84

James Madison was 97.9% wrong on his quotes. -...

James Madison was 97.9% wrong on his quotes. - Jesus
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By cmark84

Pedals for casual riding

I still have the original pedals when I bought my Roubaix SL4. Now that I've picked up riding more frequently, I find that I occasionally slip.

I'm looking into clipless pedals and shoes but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,573
Posted By cmark84

Maybe its me, but in a few of those clips the...

Maybe its me, but in a few of those clips the riders lost their focus of keeping their eyes on the line and saw someone wreck causing them to wreck. In my experience of motorcycle riding, always look...
08-25-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,557
Posted By cmark84

I thought of carrying a spare tube and multi-tool...

I thought of carrying a spare tube and multi-tool now that I'm going out further. Probably should pick up a mini pump as well.

Right now I probably don't go more than 5 miles away from the house...
08-24-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,940
Posted By cmark84

Not true. You are assuming people know how to fix...

Not true. You are assuming people know how to fix their bikes. Just like some people think most people know how to fix cars because they are part of a car forum. I bet most people wouldn't know how...
08-24-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,557
Posted By cmark84

What do you carry when you ride?

I thought there was a thread already on this but can't seem to find it.

What do you guys carry when you ride? I'm considering venturing out further and want to be prepared for mishaps.

Right...
08-24-15, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,845
Posted By cmark84

No hablas english. haha

No hablas english. haha
08-24-15, 03:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,940
Posted By cmark84

Actually bike shops don't need to have high...

Actually bike shops don't need to have high markups on the bike itself. They make more money on parts and service just like car dealers do. The one car dealer I worked for made over $1mil a month in...
08-24-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,215
Posted By cmark84

MTB helped me gain the leg muscle to climb hills...

MTB helped me gain the leg muscle to climb hills on my road bike. I got tired of being embarrassed carrying my bike over some hills. So every other day I would take the less steep until I could...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,737
Posted By cmark84

In my area, our county is very proactive about...

In my area, our county is very proactive about health and posts a lot of bike paths and signs. I think having the city engage in this and provide awareness is one small step that can make an impact....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-15, 09:37 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 32,127
Posted By cmark84

I've ridden both road and MTB. On my road, with...

I've ridden both road and MTB. On my road, with discs, I have ridden downhill for approx 1.5 miles with both brakes engaged the entire time, and then went around a bend where someone was sitting on a...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-14, 02:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,422
Posted By cmark84

I rode my Rockhopper for 15 miles. Luckily I had...

I rode my Rockhopper for 15 miles. Luckily I had a front fork lockout otherwise it would've been a lot more brutal. But still, riding on fat tires made for dirt on pavement is not fun.

I'd...
04-23-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,130
Posted By cmark84

Surprisingly where I am, drivers seem to be...

Surprisingly where I am, drivers seem to be courteous and let me cross the streets even when they are the only car around. Some will stop and hold other cars while I need to cross over a lane or...
04-19-14, 09:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 929
Posted By cmark84

Strava .gpx export to cdv - all data included

I use Strava and export my rides giving me a .gpx file. I found some online convertors that will turn the .gpx file to .csv but it only includes longitude/latitude and time/date. Is there a tool that...
04-18-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By cmark84

I know Allergies and Asthma go hand in hand....

I know Allergies and Asthma go hand in hand. Always related it as one.
04-18-14, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By cmark84

That's not what my concern was. Asthma is an...

That's not what my concern was. Asthma is an allergy. However, because I haven't exhibited signs of asthma for a long time until one incident recently, I wasn't sure if I should put it on the tag....
04-17-14, 10:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,769
Posted By cmark84

smartphone mounts

I'm looking for a universal phone mount. I currently have the iPhone 5S and with the rumor of a larger iPhone 6 coming in a few months, I don't want to have to buy another mount for 40-60 bucks. I...
04-17-14, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,316
Posted By cmark84

I'm sure my iPhone could have BT and GPS running...

I'm sure my iPhone could have BT and GPS running and last more than 2 hours with the display on. It's not like I will be looking at the screen continuously anyway so I can always put the display to...
04-16-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By cmark84

I'm going to place Asthma on mine. I'm also...

I'm going to place Asthma on mine. I'm also ordering it with a red band as most first responders are trained to look at red items. Red also stands out from a lot of objects. Since I live alone, I...
04-16-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,316
Posted By cmark84

I saw some external batteries that you can plug...

I saw some external batteries that you can plug into the iPhone. I'm thinking of purchasing one and they range anywhere from 79-129 depending on size. The $129 has the same size battery as the iPhone...
04-16-14, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,316
Posted By cmark84

Ended up purchasing the BLUE HR and BLUE SC....

Ended up purchasing the BLUE HR and BLUE SC. Hopefully it works great with the Strava app. My only concern now is getting this data into a CSV file so I can load it into my own database for...
04-15-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By cmark84

I found out I can use NKDA - no known drug...

I found out I can use NKDA - no known drug allergies. It's a known abbreviation and response units will know . As for asthma, I might list it anyways.
04-15-14, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By cmark84

RoadID - allergies & asthma

I'm planning to buy a RoadID tag and I am having trouble with the term NKA - no known allergies. Is this specific to medicine?

I have your typical seasonal allergies and I'm allergic to most...
04-13-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,316
Posted By cmark84

What devices do you recommend that will work with...

What devices do you recommend that will work with the iPhone? I thought if I use the bluetooth on my phone for calls/music it wouldn't let me connect to other devices simultaneously?
04-13-14, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,316
Posted By cmark84

Cateye Stealth 50 vs Garmin

Looking between the Stealth 50 and Garmin. I want to spend the least amount to accomplish what I want.

Ability to track the following: gps points, average speed, max speed, altitude, distance,...
04-04-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,787
Posted By cmark84

Most automotive alternators run 2:1 or 3:1. ...

Most automotive alternators run 2:1 or 3:1.

So your cruising rpm in a car can range from 2,000 to 3,000. Multiple this range by 2 or 3 and that's how fast your alternator is spinning.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 263,168
Posted By cmark84

between two bikes

Looked at the 2014 Specialized models online, and these are the two I've decided on: Secteur Expert Disc and Roubaix SL4 Sport SRAM Disc.

The LBS does not have either model in the 2014 model.

I...
Forum: Introductions
04-04-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By cmark84

New here from Kansas City

I'm 29 years old - going on 30 over the summer. Looking to get into biking again. I went to my LBS this week and took a look at some of the bikes, the two I saw on the Specialized website they didn't...
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