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07-23-14, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,740
Posted By ComPH

According to the Polar site, their H6 and H7 HRMs...

According to the Polar site, their H6 and H7 HRMs are compatible with Runtastic. It's in their Product Support section.
07-22-14, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,740
Posted By ComPH

Runtastic would be way over their heads and...

Runtastic would be way over their heads and insane to not be compatible with such industry standard as ANT+, BLE, Wahoo. They are not Apple - ;-). Their business is software and servers, and it...
07-21-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,740
Posted By ComPH

It's the same thing, with OEM logo on it....

It's the same thing, with OEM logo on it. Runtastic lists it for $59.99 on their site now.
07-19-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By ComPH

I just got the best mini pump I ever tried it is...

I just got the best mini pump I ever tried it is the Quicker Pro. It fits in the jersey, or in the seat wedge bag (I have pretty small Specialized). The bag holds two spare tubes, tube repair kit,...
07-14-14, 03:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 25,959
Posted By ComPH

I've been using the IpBike with the SGS3 as well,...

I've been using the IpBike with the SGS3 as well, mounted using RokForm mount, which is pretty nice, quarter turn quick connect, with some helpful rear earth magnet alignment support. It can be...
04-29-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By ComPH

IpBike software with Rokform mount are great. You...

IpBike software with Rokform mount are great. You can even take pictures or videos while you ride.
04-29-14, 11:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,712
Posted By ComPH

I use the Rokform as well. For my Samsung I have...

I use the Rokform as well. For my Samsung I have their excellent plastic case. I really like their Customer Service responsiveness.
Forum: Commuting
09-07-07, 04:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,583
Posted By ComPH

I don't remember where I saw it, but I've read...

I don't remember where I saw it, but I've read somewhere that the fatality rate for US bicyclists is 11x higher than for car drivers when considering the fatalities per number of cars/bikes. It was...
08-15-07, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,402
Posted By ComPH

One of the causes of this type of problem would...

One of the causes of this type of problem would be if either the droput is slightly out of true, or if the derraileur is sligtly bent, for example by fall or by laying the bike on something. Some of...
06-08-07, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,504
Posted By ComPH

I built whole bike using just a simple torch (no...

I built whole bike using just a simple torch (no oxigen). For silver I could use propane, but for brass I had to use MAPP gas to get enough heat. I would not, however, recommend brazing of key...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-07, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By ComPH

Ducks and nice truck drivers

It was actually funny what I happened on my way home from work last night. All three lanes of a divided 6 lane highway were completely blocked by three big rigs. There was quite a line of cars behind...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-07, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By ComPH

I just switched to headsweat, works great....

I just switched to headsweat, works great. http://www.trisports.com/headcoolclas.html
06-06-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By ComPH

As long as you stay with Shimano throughout,...

As long as you stay with Shimano throughout, including the cassettes, you'll be o.k. if you, however stray to SRAM or Campagnolo in the shifter, derrailleur, hub and cassette combinations, you may...
06-06-07, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,612
Posted By ComPH

I really miss my blue Schwinn Paramount. I think...

I really miss my blue Schwinn Paramount. I think it was 1971. I bought it in Hawaii, and nobody believed the high price. I sold it when I moved to the mainland to a guy with a Porsche, who didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-07, 04:18 PM
Forum: Commuting
06-05-07, 02:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,625
Posted By ComPH

Commuting Con: Potentially dangerous...

Commuting

Con: Potentially dangerous around motorized vehicles.

Pro: Everything else.
Forum: Commuting
06-05-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,946
Posted By ComPH

I've tried most of the systems there, and ended...

I've tried most of the systems there, and ended up with the same conclusions stated above. I have eggbeaters as well, but I don't need to shed any mud on the commute, so spd with MTB shoes in case of...
06-05-07, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By ComPH

Actually depending on whet you want to do, you...

Actually depending on whet you want to do, you can just get rid of the quill and use threadless stem by removing the quill and replacing it with an adaptor, which mounts inside the steering tube like...
06-04-07, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,867
Posted By ComPH

I agree, if that.

I agree, if that.
Forum: Touring
06-04-07, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,323
Posted By ComPH

Some measure tire pressure in bar(s). I find it...

Some measure tire pressure in bar(s). I find it on every tire or pump gauge.
05-11-07, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By ComPH

Brooks sells a saddle cover, mainly made to...

Brooks sells a saddle cover, mainly made to protect the saddle from rain I think, but it should isolate the saddle surface so your pants will stay clean. It is made from lycra, so it will not...
05-04-07, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By ComPH

Contact Harris Cyclery, they'll be able to advice...

Contact Harris Cyclery, they'll be able to advice you on the specific model. Any of the Peugeot's, even much older ones can have BB's fixed or replaced. Unfortunately they were going from French to...
05-04-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By ComPH

I agree with the old tube "washer" around the...

I agree with the old tube "washer" around the stem. I had lot of problems with leaky valves, so I started to buy Giant because I had no valve problems with them and because they have smooth stem....
05-04-07, 12:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,550
Posted By ComPH

Buzzing people on the path or riding there too...

Buzzing people on the path or riding there too fast is not a good idea, There could be children, animals, older folks crossing the path just behind a curve where you cannot see far enough, or even a...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-07, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By ComPH

Pictures

I thought I will try to add couple of pictures I just took in front of the office.


http://members.cox.net/phouda/0503071611[1].jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-03-07, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By ComPH

The 25mm are pretty new. I have 28mm Vredesteins...

The 25mm are pretty new. I have 28mm Vredesteins and like them a lot. I also have 28mm Tufo's on my cross/commuter bike; those have knobier pattern than the 25mm C Elites. The C Elites roll and climb...
05-02-07, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By ComPH

Too many unknowns about the bike you are trying...

Too many unknowns about the bike you are trying to build. Materials, type, etc. it is o.k. to do it with no experience building bikes, but dependig on the bike type and your general skills/knowledge,...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-07, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By ComPH

I love my new tires.

After having one too many flats on my commuter, I decided to change to new tires. It is frustrating to have to work on tire changes in the morning, on the way to work, cars buzzing you, getting...
Forum: Commuting
04-27-07, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,496
Posted By ComPH

I have experience only with Ortlieb and with...

I have experience only with Ortlieb and with Carradice. I always use Ortlieb handlebar bag, it is quite handy. I don't need many compartments, I use plastic bags to separate things, if necessary. On...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-27-07, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By ComPH

I always strip the frame, stuck paper towels in...

I always strip the frame, stuck paper towels in all the holes, except one, specially cover the threads, sprayed bunch of it inside one of the opening, plug in the last opening and rotate the frame as...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-07, 06:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,694
Posted By ComPH

I am using Ortlieb on bars for years. It's great...

I am using Ortlieb on bars for years. It's great for little stuff, including lunch, phone, wallet, iPod, PDA, etc. Carradice under the saddle, and I don't have to deal with the annoying backpack....
03-22-07, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By ComPH

You can rent/tour with...

You can rent/tour with http://prague.tv/prague/sports-and-recreation/bike-rentals/citybike (basically in the city center. You may also get some advice from: http://www.bicycle-tours.cz/. There are...
03-09-07, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By ComPH

Park tools makes this one for your BB:...

Park tools makes this one for your BB: http://www.parktool.com/products/detail.asp?cat=25&item=BBT%2D4
03-08-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,321
Posted By ComPH

Maybe the chainline.

Maybe the chainline.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-07, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By ComPH

I've been riding clipless for years, and only...

I've been riding clipless for years, and only clipless, but couple of days ago, identical situation, except I did fall. I din't even feel embarassed. Can't even remeber when I fell on road bike. At...
Forum: Commuting
01-18-07, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By ComPH

What type of bike, tires and tubes? How heavy are...

What type of bike, tires and tubes? How heavy are you?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-06, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By ComPH

Try this place:...

Try this place: http://www.biketiresdirect.com/productdetail.asp?p=VR4FO&tnum=2788216&c=3715460
09-06-06, 02:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,534
Posted By ComPH

Of course he was fine. Where there is no central...

Of course he was fine. Where there is no central nervous system, head injury is no different from broken finger.
08-21-06, 02:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,730
Posted By ComPH

I think that the family should sue DMV for...

I think that the family should sue DMV for issuing drivers licenses to obviously blind folks. They should hire the old ladie's defence atrtorney, because he is obviously competent. Someone should be...
07-27-06, 02:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,189
Posted By ComPH

Apparently Floyd is allowed to take Cortizon...

Apparently Floyd is allowed to take Cortizon shots for his hip pain. It is possible that he got some cocktail mixed up without ever knowing it.
07-27-06, 02:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,641
Posted By ComPH

I have been using hot glue gun to prevent...

I have been using hot glue gun to prevent fraying. Works great and is easy and "reversible"
07-27-06, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By ComPH

"Tammy Jo Booth, 23, of San Clemente, was booked...

"Tammy Jo Booth, 23, of San Clemente, was booked at the Orange County Jail on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and DUI following Tuesday night's crash at Pacific Coast Highway and Palisades Drive,...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-06, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By ComPH

I don't like the backpack irritating my back, so...

I don't like the backpack irritating my back, so I minimize it's use. I have a quick release Ortlieb handlebar bag and quick release seatpost clamp/bag by Carradice. Load these and on Mondays morning...
04-03-06, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By ComPH

Your description of the setup and the problem are...

Your description of the setup and the problem are unclear, but I cannot understand why would shop have a problem with it. First, Shimano 9 speed shifter should work just fine with MTB cassette and...
02-06-06, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By ComPH

It is difficult to buy individual parts and match...

It is difficult to buy individual parts and match an honest shop in the cost of the parts alone, not to mention that if you never built a bike before, by the time you buy a couple of wrong...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-06, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By ComPH

I ordered from them, they are great. I am on the...

I ordered from them, they are great. I am on the west coast US and it often takes longer for orders from the east coast than for orders from Europe.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-06, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By ComPH

I have nothing but BAD experience with that...

I have nothing but BAD experience with that computer. It is sitting with a plastic case broken and I am not anxious to use it. I like my Polar much, much better.
01-13-06, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,435
Posted By ComPH

Mike from the Bike Co. here, in Orange County,...

Mike from the Bike Co. here, in Orange County, told me to carry with me a flat dining knife, in case the pads get closed by operating the lever inadvertently, when transporting the bike or when...
01-12-06, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By ComPH

If I were you, I'd ask Doctor to perform stress...

If I were you, I'd ask Doctor to perform stress test or even better nuclear stress test. That will test you to about 90%-95% MHR and will be able to tell if you have circulatory problem.
12-12-05, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By ComPH

I am assuming that you are asking about tubular...

I am assuming that you are asking about tubular clinchers. These are very easy to mount if you follow the instructions exactly. Afterward I recommend the sealant. I like mine. Light, excellent...
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