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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 919
Posted By drewguy

Bontrager (Trek) also makes some wide models - I...

Bontrager (Trek) also makes some wide models - I have the Velocis. Not sure if the heals will work for you, but add to the mix of consideration.

Only problem with the wide sizes is that they come...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By drewguy

Defer to others on the legality, but would put in...

Defer to others on the legality, but would put in a strong caution from a practical standpoint. I'd do a lot to avoid interstates generally and in Montana - fast traffic . . . really fast; trucks ....
08-19-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,838
Posted By drewguy

Pairs with my Garmin Edge and my Wahoo Element....

Pairs with my Garmin Edge and my Wahoo Element. And my iPhone before Strava killed support for that.
08-13-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By drewguy

I really wish there were a bike version of the...

I really wish there were a bike version of the marine safety/warning horns with a can of compressed air plus the horn. A miniature version would be great. As I wouldn't expect to use it much,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By drewguy

Though frames are typically covered by the...

Though frames are typically covered by the manufacturer, no?

More generally, the company is clearly relying on adverse selection no overwhelming them. If most purchasers are the types that maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,190
Posted By drewguy

For those tossing gloves in the laundry, does the...

For those tossing gloves in the laundry, does the label on the gloves say washing is okay? I might toss them in if it won't ruin ones that say "handwash only". Then again, they're wear items that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,190
Posted By drewguy

I've been happy with pearl izumi gel gloves. I...

I've been happy with pearl izumi gel gloves. I wash them ever few rides, and while they eventually won't come really clean I can't smell them while riding (just if I stick them in my nose).

I put...
Forum: Northeast
08-09-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9,066
Views: 1,045,577
Posted By drewguy

Ha - can't quite see it because of the trees, but...

Ha - can't quite see it because of the trees, but I grew up in a house at the left side of the picture. N-10s/Turnabouts are great learning boats. Other than on the dock, sailing really should be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,611
Posted By drewguy

I just bought a pair of these as my first bibs...

I just bought a pair of these as my first bibs and tried them on - fit was fine through the legs and waist but the suspenders seemed tight/short. Now, I don't have the classic cycling body - heavier...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By drewguy

Better title for this thread, based on article,...

Better title for this thread, based on article, would be "Zwift evaluating various features and pricing tiers."

DCR hardly describes a pure price hike, but rather a survey regarding possible new...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By drewguy

Float is just lateral/twisting - not forward/back...

Float is just lateral/twisting - not forward/back - in the pedal.

So something else is going on - either you're not fully clipped in, or there's something wrong with the pedal or maybe the cleat....
08-05-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By drewguy

No longer: ...

No longer:

https://support.mapmyfitness.com/hc/en-us/articles/360040917511-Sensor-Compatibility-Changes

The Wahoo App (not the Element companion) should pair using bluetooth to your DuoTrap....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,366
Posted By drewguy

Though if your stem is 20mm longer you're...

Though if your stem is 20mm longer you're probably riding a bit more bent forward, which likely is asking more of your hamstrings.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 766
Posted By drewguy

Yes, have had this issue. Usually tracking would...

Yes, have had this issue. Usually tracking would stop mid-way through. Seems to have been fixed by a recent firmware update (or software update). Elemnt Bolt.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,006
Posted By drewguy

A bit more here: ...

A bit more here:

https://www.macrumors.com/2020/07/24/ransomware-attack-forces-garmin-offline/

Kind of weird to see a mostly empty Strava feed . . .
07-23-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By drewguy

Yes. I hadn't noticed that as the cause, but the...

Yes. I hadn't noticed that as the cause, but the same result. I haven't had the problem in a few weeks, however - I think a software or firmware update fixed it. Have you applied all the recent...
07-20-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By drewguy

Strava seems to recalculate things - so I think...

Strava seems to recalculate things - so I think it drops some time that it considers you not to be moving but the Wahoo does.
07-20-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By drewguy

Thanks - just so I understand the "fix" in your...

Thanks - just so I understand the "fix" in your first paragraph, the idea is that by having the BTLE "channel" connect to the phone app, it forces the Wahoo Elemnt to connect by Ant+ to the sensors,...
07-14-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By drewguy

You could have said "guys", because evidently...

You could have said "guys", because evidently that's now gender neutral. :rolleyes:
07-08-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By drewguy

Wahoo Elemnt Bolt - Software and other issues?

Been having various issues with my Bolt for the last few months - seems like the company keeps rolling out software updates that fail to fix existing problems or create new ones. Among the ones I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,556
Posted By drewguy

To answer OP's question well, s/he needs to...

To answer OP's question well, s/he needs to specify what s/he wants in a fitness tracking app. Different people use Strava for different things - Garmin connect will track just as much info, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By drewguy

And the 2021 bibs have already worn out!

And the 2021 bibs have already worn out!
06-28-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,668
Posted By drewguy

It may just be the reach to the handlebars is a...

It may just be the reach to the handlebars is a little too much. Moving the seat will mess up your pedal stroke, so look into raising the bars or a shorter stem to reduce reach.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By drewguy

Simple green works great for me - I spray it on a...

Simple green works great for me - I spray it on a rag and wipe down the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,748
Posted By drewguy

Did the bike come without the "dork disk"...

Did the bike come without the "dork disk" installed? Had it been, the RD might have bounced off the dork disk instead of lodging in the spokes, avoiding much of the damage. Just sayin'.
06-11-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,290
Posted By drewguy

I'm not trying to use HR max as some measure of...

I'm not trying to use HR max as some measure of fitness. I know it's genetic. And in terms of fitness I'm cycling more than I did last year. The question I had is figuring out why when I was at...
06-10-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By drewguy

Been having a very similar experience and posted...

Been having a very similar experience and posted about it recently (scroll down a bit in this forum). Don't know the answer, but I don't think anyone mentioned Covid-stress overtraining as reasons!
06-03-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,590
Posted By drewguy

I think it is safe to say that improvement is not...

I think it is safe to say that improvement is not linear. Rather it is an increasing curve with decreasing slope, reaching whatever genetic limit you have, and likely varies based on a number of...
06-03-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,290
Posted By drewguy

No longer reaching HRmax

The last couple of months riding (usually 3-4x/week, total of ~7-10 hours, probably a bit more frequent than usual) I haven't seen my HR get within 10 bpm of my max, and often not even within 15bpm. ...
05-27-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,284
Posted By drewguy

Yep - there's a syncing issue now between bolt...

Yep - there's a syncing issue now between bolt and phone. Strava isn't the issue for once. If you go into "history" in the Wahoo App you'll see your ride isn't synced there (at least that's what I...
05-27-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,284
Posted By drewguy

Yeah - had this exact problem with Wahoo Bolt and...

Yeah - had this exact problem with Wahoo Bolt and Duotrap, and got similar response. They seem to have fixed it, but now I'm having problems with Bolt dropping connection to iPhone and not syncing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,953
Posted By drewguy

The world in which migrating from one platform or...

The world in which migrating from one platform or another takes time, thereby allowing platforms to take advantage of locked in consumers.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,953
Posted By drewguy

Yes, I've done that. And then one needs to...

Yes, I've done that. And then one needs to import - manually - the hundreds of rides into whatever other platform. Yes, it can be done. But the point is it takes effort that people may not want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,953
Posted By drewguy

They would, but also with reason. Google...

They would, but also with reason.

Google drew in a lot of users to gmail with "free". So those users built their workflow around this free service (recognizing what it "costs" you in data, etc.)....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,953
Posted By drewguy

Though Elevate is looking to become an app...

Though Elevate is looking to become an app instead . . . guy was prescient in doing this - he was worried about reliance on Strava and their at best sketchy treatment of third party apps -...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,953
Posted By drewguy

It's your data, but its their display of it. ...

It's your data, but its their display of it. They're not preventing you from looking at your data - you can go into each activity. What they're charging you for is their organization and...
02-24-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,229
Posted By drewguy

+1. If you would otherwise be spending $30/class...

+1. If you would otherwise be spending $30/class to attend a spin class at a gym, it's a decent value proposition. $2000+ $40/month for unlimited classes quickly seems small if you would otherwise...
02-20-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,822
Posted By drewguy

If I want to find a place to eat when I bike...

If I want to find a place to eat when I bike through a town, I'd pull out my phone.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,857
Posted By drewguy

This came up for me today. Person passed me,...

This came up for me today. Person passed me, pulled away but eventually I got closer (not sure if she slowed, or I started going faster). I hung back about 10 feet because if I passed, she'd need...
12-28-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,135
Posted By drewguy

Saw red in front in DC area too -- two guys...

Saw red in front in DC area too -- two guys riding together (seen them a couple of times). I've been tempted to stop and tell them that the rose goes in the front only for garter belts.

As for...
11-07-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By drewguy

I haven't had to re-pair my Bontrager DuoTrap...

I haven't had to re-pair my Bontrager DuoTrap cadence/speed sensor. My Wahoo Tickr, which is paired to my phone with BT has a unique BT identifier (I actually have two, because I had lost one...
11-01-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,782
Posted By drewguy

Goal is 200+, but the weather just turned cold...

Goal is 200+, but the weather just turned cold here, and with diminishing daylight that may be ambitious.
11-01-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,502
Posted By drewguy

I don't know if you can purchase, but I just went...

I don't know if you can purchase, but I just went into my local trek store (Washington DC) and they had boxes full of unclaimed shirts. Perhaps you can sweet talk them . . .

As for the November 1...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,625
Posted By drewguy

is the element being phased out? If so, why not...

is the element being phased out? If so, why not wait until it goes on closeout sale?
10-23-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,126
Posted By drewguy

From each activity if you click the 3 dots at...

From each activity if you click the 3 dots at bottom of the column on the left (on website), you can export GPX files (which you can then import into various apps). I don't know if there's a bulk...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By drewguy

It's because they just sent an email to users . ....

It's because they just sent an email to users . . . Aug. 28 ended being able to add sensors. Oct. 28 it will stop reading from sensors for everyone.

Anyway, I haven't had a reliability issue, but...
10-17-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,126
Posted By drewguy

That's easier to do if you're uploading a gpx...

That's easier to do if you're uploading a gpx file (or similar) recorded in another app.

If Strava cared about fabricated results on segments they'd use some pretty basic algorithms to flag...
10-17-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,126
Posted By drewguy

Depends on what you're trying to do. First,...

Depends on what you're trying to do. First, multiple apps can record data from a single HRM simultaneously. Second, most HRMs can pair with more than one device simultaneously. For example, my...
10-16-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,126
Posted By drewguy

According to them they were having reliability...

According to them they were having reliability problems.

My guess is that the number of people using Strava directly to record was sufficiently low that they didn't want to bother fixing any...
10-16-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,126
Posted By drewguy

? I've used it to record HR without being a...

?
I've used it to record HR without being a premium subscriber.

Though just received the email that will end Oct. 28 (for people who had previously paired BT devices).
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