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02-10-19, 11:17 PM
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Posted By cccorlew

I think what I meant was that she gets the names...

I think what I meant was that she gets the names of streets to turn on and not only arrows.
02-09-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By cccorlew

I got this for my wife. I download RideWithGPS...

I got this for my wife. I download RideWithGPS files for her all the time and they work really well. BUT you need to download ones that have turn by turn directions.
Also, and I'm not sure about...
02-09-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By cccorlew

The system connects to a Gramin. I have a 520...

The system connects to a Gramin. I have a 520 that reports the lowest batteries power It also flashes a warning when a battery gets really low. Plus, teh rear gets more shifts than the front, so runs...
02-09-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,456
Posted By cccorlew

If anyone else is doing this you might think...

If anyone else is doing this you might think about looking for a 48-32 or even 46-30 crankset instead of the giant cassette. Praxis makes a great 28-32. I have on eon my Roubaix. FSA makes an...
02-06-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 119,101
Posted By cccorlew

DiabloScott...

DiabloScott (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/diabloscott-68015.html) Sweet!
01-05-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By cccorlew

I love my Hotshot. The charge lasts longer than I...

I love my Hotshot. The charge lasts longer than I thought it would. And it's super bright. Perfect even for day rides.
I also have a Cygolite Expilion, not the same as the Metro, but it's a great...
01-05-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,246
Posted By cccorlew

Ha! Yep, I do. I'm a wear-it-once-then-wash guy. ...

Ha! Yep, I do. I'm a wear-it-once-then-wash guy.
I think, after reading this, that I must have a different strap. Mine is plastic, and the monitor doesn't snap on. So I just give it a wipe every now...
01-01-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,246
Posted By cccorlew

I've had mine since before 2008. I've never...

I've had mine since before 2008. I've never washed it (am I supposed to?) and it works fine to this day. Am I just lucky?
01-01-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By cccorlew

I'm not in Davis, but the Davis bike club is...

I'm not in Davis, but the Davis bike club is amazing and very very active. It appears they have a race team, but also a regular folks group. I'm a member, even though I'm too far away to do their...
Forum: Commuting
12-08-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,768
Posted By cccorlew

Not that I've noticed. It sure would be nice if...

Not that I've noticed. It sure would be nice if they did. I do worry that there isn't a perfect tail light mount.
12-08-18, 02:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,889
Posted By cccorlew

I don't know about lost momentum, but I swear...

I don't know about lost momentum, but I swear I've lost VO2 max from the smoke. I wonder if it heals, or this is the new norm.
Forum: Commuting
12-01-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,768
Posted By cccorlew

After my commuter bike was totaled by a truck (I...

After my commuter bike was totaled by a truck (I came out pretty well) I thought "If I'm going to get smacked on the road I'd rather have it happen on a nice bike."
Plus, considering how many miles...
12-01-18, 01:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,789
Posted By cccorlew

My main road bike has calipers. My commuter road...

My main road bike has calipers. My commuter road bike has discs. I don't find the discs better. And I generally prefer the calipers except in very wet conditions.
12-01-18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,262
Posted By cccorlew

My question is this: If it's a private road, why...

My question is this: If it's a private road, why would the police patrol it? If I roll a stop sign on a private road how can the police have authority to enforce it? Why are they even there?

I...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By cccorlew

I got a this after... well......

I got a this after... well... https://www.amazon.com/Thule-Gauntlet-MacBook-Retina-3203093/dp/B00R8K9J0M/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1543162700&sr=8-3&keywords=thule+laptop+case
It's heavy enough to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,308
Posted By cccorlew

We took our bikes, because I love my bike and...

We took our bikes, because I love my bike and didn't want to do something this hard on a borrowed bike. They do offer rentals.
We carried them in EVOC bags. United charged too much, but didn't hurt...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,308
Posted By cccorlew

My wife and I rode from the English Channel to...

My wife and I rode from the English Channel to the Med with Peak Cycling last summer.
14 days, no off days, tons of climbing. It was hard, but stunning. Every day was more amazing than the day...
11-21-18, 10:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,889
Posted By cccorlew

I'm watching Purpleair.com and I'm seeing Central...

I'm watching Purpleair.com and I'm seeing Central Contra Costa looking better every minute. East is still behind, but getting better.
I rode in a freaking downpour today, got cold and soaked, and...
11-17-18, 12:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,671
Posted By cccorlew

Trainer sessions are not supposed to be...

Trainer sessions are not supposed to be tolerable. At least that's my understanding of how it works.
11-17-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,889
Posted By cccorlew

Mine IS an N95. Says so right on it. That valve...

Mine IS an N95. Says so right on it. That valve is just so you can exhale more easily, but isn't a requirement I'd get the ones with the valve, but East Contra is totally sold out according to people...
Replies: 54
Views: 3,296
Posted By cccorlew

United charged my wife and I 200 for each bike...

United charged my wife and I 200 for each bike each way when we went to Paris. AAAArrrrgggg. 800 bucks total. Our next summer trip (Frankfurt to Vienna ride) we're flying SAS. They let me upgrade...
11-16-18, 12:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,015
Posted By cccorlew

California air

My heart aches for all who lost their homes and loved ones in Paradise due to the Camp fire.
The fires in California are also affecting the air quality throughout most of the sate. It's hit...
11-16-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,889
Posted By cccorlew

I'm very aware my smoke issues in Contra Costa,...

I'm very aware my smoke issues in Contra Costa, even though they've reached unhealthy levels, pale in compassion to those who lost homes and loved ones. But that doesn't mean I'm unaffected. There's...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,363
Posted By cccorlew

Well, after 1000s of miles my eTap has had no...

Well, after 1000s of miles my eTap has had no issues at all, and it works super well. And it's so clean on the bike. I always had Shimano before, but this stuff is a new level of wonderful. Sorry...
Forum: Commuting
09-29-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 114,685
Posted By cccorlew

I find so much weird stuff on my daily bike...

I find so much weird stuff on my daily bike commute, from a bowling ball to weird pagan offerings, I have an Instragram hashtag devoted to it....
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