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07-01-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By DTownDave22

Extra info and my thoughts/best guesses. ...

Extra info and my thoughts/best guesses.

Furthermore, this is can be more problematic with two extra variables: riding speed and laggy readings (like in a downtown area). If I’m riding more than...
07-01-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By DTownDave22

Turning cues/text on Garmin GPS shown as Path instead of street name

Iíve been fairly happy with the following:

GPS: Garmin Edge 810
Maps: Iíve been using are OpenStreetMap (OSM)
Route creator: Ride With GPS (RWGPS)

Iím not entirely sure what RideWithGPS.com...
03-09-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,730
Posted By DTownDave22

I have my focus at different levels depending on...

I have my focus at different levels depending on the conditions but riding by bike is overall risky so it's important to remain focused as much as possible when on the road, if I read your comment...
09-26-18, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By DTownDave22

Thanks for the advice. I was planning on doing...

Thanks for the advice. I was planning on doing that...but...I'm basically just trying to figure out why the rim tape didn't remain in its last/past position and hopefully they'll still cover the...
09-26-18, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By DTownDave22

Yeah...I'm past the "I'm not going to worry about...

Yeah...I'm past the "I'm not going to worry about it too much" phase and in the "I'm starting to lose it...(my mind and $) phase"

I paid someone to replace the tube back in early September or so. ...
09-26-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By DTownDave22

I can see why you have almost 30,000 posts. Most...

I can see why you have almost 30,000 posts. Most of them are probably useless. Blocked!
09-26-18, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By DTownDave22

Weather: Not sure about you all, but we have had...

Weather: Not sure about you all, but we have had some very up and down weather in Michigan. Some days have been relatively higher humidity for September. Not sure if that was a factor.

Someone...
09-26-18, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By DTownDave22

Rim tape appears to have moved back in place on its own (when stored off bike)

PLEASE: If you don't have anything else better to do with your time but make pointless, trolling posts, save yourself and myself time and carry on. Do you know if it's possible, or even more...
09-12-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By DTownDave22

Bests Guess: If I had to make an educated guess,...

Bests Guess: If I had to make an educated guess, based on all info before me and that you shared with me, I'd say this is the cause. The only last part that I'm not sure about, and is an issue when...
09-12-18, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By DTownDave22

See this here for pics...

See this here for pics (http://s1246.photobucket.com/user/DTownDave22/library/Rim-side%20puncture%20from%209-9-18):
09-12-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By DTownDave22

1. Type of rim: 2007 Trek 7.5 FX came with...

1. Type of rim: 2007 Trek 7.5 FX came with Bontrager Race Lite wheel set a 622x14Double or single:. My guess is double walled. There are basically recessed holes in the wheel from my memory (covered...
09-10-18, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By DTownDave22

Other points: 1.) Rear wheel not true. They...

Other points:

1.) Rear wheel not true. They told me on September 4, 2018 visit when I picked up my bike, that the rear wheel is a bit out of true.

2.) Rear tire sidewall seems a bit degraded:...
09-10-18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By DTownDave22

Rim side tube puncture: No spoke or removed tape

I will break down my question in the first post and add some more input in the second post following. Iíve had several flats in the past month or so, I do believe all in my rear tire. I typically...
07-20-18, 01:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,496
Posted By DTownDave22

Yes, I notice a difference when on the saddle for...

Yes, I notice a difference when on the saddle for the better part of 3 1/2 to 4 hours and not wearing padded shorts as I've rarely done, so that's why I'm probably due for some new shorts in the...
07-20-18, 01:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,496
Posted By DTownDave22

Not sure that's too likely but my upper arms and...

Not sure that's too likely but my upper arms and arms overall are like small branches while my legs and upper legs are like small tree trunks. My posterior is not too big or large or on the flat...
07-20-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,496
Posted By DTownDave22

I think Castelli bibs I liked the fit and comfort...

I think Castelli bibs I liked the fit and comfort except I recall reading about how the quality was claimed to be inconsistent and with my income, I thought about taking the risk, but bib shorts can...
07-20-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,496
Posted By DTownDave22

These are not my first bike shorts with padding. ...

These are not my first bike shorts with padding. The padding is one of P.I,'s thickest though I believe. I'm hoping I might but I'd prefer to be sold on them before deciding to keep them.
07-20-18, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,496
Posted By DTownDave22

I've three bike shorts and they've all quite a...

I've three bike shorts and they've all quite a bit of use on them but still not bad overall. Does this overview generally match why you go with tri shorts? ...
07-19-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,496
Posted By DTownDave22

So, when it comes to various bike-related items,...

So, when it comes to various bike-related items, where I live is not the best place to purchase them in-store--I literally had two people pass me closely on the road today--but that's a different...
07-19-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,496
Posted By DTownDave22

Cycling shorts I'm considering buying--but feel awkward when walking/standing

Any experience with bike shorts that seemed like the padding was a bit too thick and felt awkward when walking around but when riding on them, they worked out just fine, maybe even great? I am...
03-25-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By DTownDave22

Had one just like that pictured/from that product...

Had one just like that pictured/from that product page as Amazon says I purchased it in May 2013. I ordered it along with my recently lost P.I. skull cap (not when riding). When I rush, I tend to...
03-25-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By DTownDave22

Model name for the PI skullcap? Does it fully...

Model name for the PI skullcap? Does it fully cover your ears? Year and/or pic is helpful.
03-25-18, 08:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By DTownDave22

The SW merino 150 beanie is one I was looking at...

The SW merino 150 beanie is one I was looking at and thanks...might have to look around a bit for some of these that are carried by stores w/ brick & mortar locations (SW does offer free returns). ...
03-24-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By DTownDave22

Might see if they're in stock if I make the...

Might see if they're in stock if I make the rounds around various LBS here.
03-24-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By DTownDave22

Thanks. Many don't cover the ears though in the...

Thanks. Many don't cover the ears though in the pictures but some do. It doesn't need to be swimming cap tight, but I noticed today on a bike sharing system bike (and in similar semi-inviting...
03-22-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By DTownDave22

Why I include so many details (and still thought...

Why I include so many details (and still thought of including this detail) but decided not to because of my experience with making too long of posts that gains few responses...:rolleyes:

I...
03-22-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By DTownDave22

Cycling headwear under a helmet for ~47-60 F temps

So I have a few questions about trying to find cycling headwear.

1.) What are the proper names I should be using to do searches on the internet and when calling around different stores/...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-03-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,951
Posted By DTownDave22

Perhaps you are cautious about putting out in the...

Perhaps you are cautious about putting out in the open, when you might be away from your residence, which is understandable, as you never noted what time frame you were touring.

I don’t believe...
02-20-18, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By DTownDave22

I like a mid-weight sock from LL Bean. It's more...

I like a mid-weight sock from LL Bean. It's more of a longer sock for non-summer months/temps below 55F or so.

Ibex, unfortunately ceased production--it at least seemed the practices they used...
02-15-18, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By DTownDave22

It's too difficult to see if a photo is not taken...

It's too difficult to see if a photo is not taken close-up but I did notice a possible amount of it in another eBay item photo. Thanks for your input. KK did say it's not that abnormal from the...
02-13-18, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By DTownDave22

It seemed OK. I rode it for 5-10 minutes seen...

It seemed OK. I rode it for 5-10 minutes seen here: https://youtu.be/Iia21MoKtRQ?t=28s and then again later for about 20 minutes about 3-4 hours later; the second ride the noise seemed slightly more...
02-12-18, 10:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,220
Posted By DTownDave22

I stopped using weather.com a very long time ago....

I stopped using weather.com a very long time ago. I second weatherunderground.com as giving an idea on hourly precip chances and temperatures is helpful for a little more precision and timing and...
02-12-18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By DTownDave22

Thanks. I'm guessing it's too difficult to say...

Thanks. I'm guessing it's too difficult to say if what lies inside is truly in a condition that justifies the $ I paid for it?

Of course w/o a skewer I can't test it. I'm again concerned about...
02-12-18, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By DTownDave22

Further thoughts and why I went w/ eBay

I’m guessing at best the glue or glue-like substance I see are non-issues, perhaps slight wear due to one or more of: (1) age, (2) slight physical force and/or being used, (3) being stored in temps...
02-12-18, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By DTownDave22

Visible glue-like substance on Trainer and Rust on bolts: Non-issue or a concern?

A lack of used options locally led me to go the eBay route for a used Kurt Kinetic fluid trainer. I read that Kurt Kinetic trainers, all around, customers are happy with them and generally donít have...
02-04-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By DTownDave22

I've not looked @ enough pictures, but the...

I've not looked @ enough pictures, but the picture of the item I placed an order for does not seem to be missing a cone cup. A skewer is not pictured though. Did you notice something I'm not aware...
02-03-18, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By DTownDave22

Most definitely outside vs. indoors. Do you know...

Most definitely outside vs. indoors. Do you know for sure which version yours is? The letter-numbers model code?
02-03-18, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By DTownDave22

I think I didn't pay close enough attention. I'm...

I think I didn't pay close enough attention. I'm usually more careful but was a little bummed about two people in about two weeks on CL, going back and forth for a week in correspondence for a KK...
02-03-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By DTownDave22

Kurt Kinetic Road Machine 2.0 Indoor Cycling Fluid Trainer

I admittedly semi-impulsively placed an offer for an item on e-Bay (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Kurt-Kinetic-Road-Machine-2-0-Indoor-Cycling-Fluid-Trainer-For-700c-Wheels-/323046475228?), not totally...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-24-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,951
Posted By DTownDave22

1.) Distance/time: Do you have a hard or...

1.) Distance/time: Do you have a hard or flexible limit on miles and total time for the duration of your total tour?


2.) Preferences for where to ride: Seems you and I have...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-21-18, 03:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,951
Posted By DTownDave22

The first place to start for me would be: I'm...

The first place to start for me would be: I'm not sure, but if one person puts in the same locations for a route, it's possible it might give routes that are not the same. Maybe Google stores...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-07-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,822
Posted By DTownDave22

Nothing explicit on that link about tickets or an...

Nothing explicit on that link about tickets or an event. There is a schedule but no date.
Forum: Great Lakes
10-12-17, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,388
Posted By DTownDave22

I can understand both sides. I highly suggest a...

I can understand both sides. I highly suggest a mirror on Metro Detroit roads (really I would use them just about anywhere) in some form--it helps reduce the risk of a cyclist being clipped or hit...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-24-17, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,388
Posted By DTownDave22

On a social media account, I noticed some post...

On a social media account, I noticed some post related to the new design bike lanes that are being laid down in the city. I made a comment/question along the lines of: I rode on Michigan Ave. one...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-13-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By DTownDave22

For your reference (and others) the original...

For your reference (and others) the original question/post was from 2010. That was his first and only post on BF. I'm guessing you won't hear a response.

I have no experience in the area you are...
07-12-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,977
Posted By DTownDave22

The poster here (who I think by no coincidence...

The poster here (who I think by no coincidence also lives in Michigan actually--not exactly the safest place to ride), was the individual I was referencing that was looking to sell. I thought there...
07-12-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,977
Posted By DTownDave22

I actually almost never use the DS-500 on high. ...

I actually almost never use the DS-500 on high. I need to refresh my memory as to how the highest level flash modes look in direct sunlight, but on high flashing mode, it's definitely not dangerous...
07-09-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,977
Posted By DTownDave22

Partly by luck, but also persistence and making a...

Partly by luck, but also persistence and making a habit, I ultimately got a good deal on a like new DS-500 (it was used only once or so by the spouse of the seller who stopped riding apparently after...
05-14-17, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By DTownDave22

ChainReactionCycles.com: Promo code working on out-of-stock items in cart

I put some items in my cart on Chain Reaction: Three tires that are out-of-stock and an in-stock tube. I didn't purchase anything and a day or so later, received an e-mail with a unique promo code...
Forum: Great Lakes
02-21-17, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,326
Posted By DTownDave22

The paths I ride the most are generally not a...

The paths I ride the most are generally not a problem, so this is positive to see. :)

Is Troy responsible for maintenance, especially regarding debris? This is my only real gripe about some paths...
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