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10-16-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 310
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: 19
Views: 310
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).
10-16-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 310
Posted By drewguy

I'm a bit confused as to what you want to do. ...

I'm a bit confused as to what you want to do.

If you want to see your heart rate on your Apple Watch, you can either use the watch's monitor or pair the phone with a HRM strap (Wahoo or...
10-15-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 310
Posted By drewguy

You need a device not an app if you don't want to...

You need a device not an app if you don't want to take your phone with you. Get a cycle computer that pairs with your sensors.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,936
Posted By drewguy

Yeah, I take the point, but it's a more general...

Yeah, I take the point, but it's a more general issue with warranties that say they cover X, but then to get X covered you have to do a lot of spending on your own. I don't begrudge a shop charging...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,936
Posted By drewguy

Not much of a warranty if you have to cover all...

Not much of a warranty if you have to cover all those costs!
09-18-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By drewguy

Have you felt around where the tops of your toes...

Have you felt around where the tops of your toes are hitting the shoes to see if there's something there that could cause pain? Tops of toes wouldn't be as likely to be a width issue - sounds more...
09-18-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By drewguy

Strava also can track this info in settings for...

Strava also can track this info in settings for each bike and the components. Obviously requires uploading rides to Strava.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By drewguy

If your bike comes with pedals they are most...

If your bike comes with pedals they are most likely platform pedals.

If you've already ridden clipless, you've overcome the biggest hurdle, which is fear of clipless.

First choice is type of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,936
Posted By drewguy

2015 Domane. New BB90 ~ 2500 miles; getting...

2015 Domane. New BB90 ~ 2500 miles; getting another one installed now after about 7000 miles. No creaking, just wobbling/looseness. Bikes is at Trek Bike Shop now fore repair - service shop head...
09-12-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,705
Posted By drewguy

1) Congrats on losing some weight and feeling...

1) Congrats on losing some weight and feeling better about your self
2) Sorry about the catcalls - seems to be a subset of men who enjoy this less, probably, for the potential to create a...
09-02-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,958
Posted By drewguy

The Elemnt also records total mileage and...

The Elemnt also records total mileage and displays it in the app (and I think on the head unit), although, yes, you have to record your ride using it. No need to upload to Strava/RwGPS, etc.
08-28-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By drewguy

Hmm. . . . what leads you to need a new one? ...

Hmm. . . . what leads you to need a new one? I've had the same strap for several years and it seems to work fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By drewguy

One thought to add (maybe) to dabac - if at your...

One thought to add (maybe) to dabac - if at your current fitness you find yourself using the middle cogs on the rear while using the middle front ring for the most part, then it makes sense to use...
08-27-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By drewguy

Are you looking for better wrist monitors or a...

Are you looking for better wrist monitors or a chest-strap style? Lots of people use the latter so far as I can tell. I use a Wahoo Tickr and have been happy with it for several years, but it's not...
Forum: Northeast
08-27-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By drewguy

No misimpression claimed - I was curious about...

No misimpression claimed - I was curious about the AAA benefit and reporting back for others (looks like Mid-Atlantic is stingier at 5 miles, compared to NE at 10, though).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,376
Posted By drewguy

Sounds like the cycling equivalent of what we...

Sounds like the cycling equivalent of what we used to do running - "Indian running" (which I'm sure as a more-PC name now) where you'd run in a line and the person in back had to sprint to the front,...
08-22-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,710
Posted By drewguy

Not necessarily . . . sacrificing 30 miles today...

Not necessarily . . . sacrificing 30 miles today might give you the mojo to do well more than 30 additional miles spread over the following ~8 days.
08-21-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,710
Posted By drewguy

A rest day might help that . . .

A rest day might help that . . .
Forum: Northeast
08-21-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8,437
Views: 936,172
Posted By drewguy

I guess Northern Edge Seafood doesn't believe in...

I guess Northern Edge Seafood doesn't believe in sharing the road.
Forum: Northeast
08-21-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,910
Posted By drewguy

Yeah, and then you get a charge for lying to an...

Yeah, and then you get a charge for lying to an officer.

As for the ticket, you can take your chances that the officer so bungled the information that they won't be able to trace it back to you. ...
Forum: Northeast
08-21-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By drewguy

So far as I can tell, AAA takes you ("tows") up...

So far as I can tell, AAA takes you ("tows") up to 5 miles to home or a local bike shop (further if you have a premium membership). They don't pay to fix the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By drewguy

Yeah, probably. Although perhaps a generic -...

Yeah, probably. Although perhaps a generic - "Thanks officer X for looking out for our cycling group this afternoon!"
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By drewguy

And then he proceeded down to Sand Hill Road,...

And then he proceeded down to Sand Hill Road, parked his truck at the office, and jumped on his custom Pinarello.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,161
Posted By drewguy

Interesting question - replace cables...

Interesting question - replace cables proactively? Unlike other components that for the most part don't suffer catastrophic failure (a snapped chain aside) and instead just wear past a point of...
08-01-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,173
Posted By drewguy

This one? ...

This one?

https://www.globalcyclingnetwork.com/video/emmas-6-core-stability-exercises-for-cyclists-beginner-core-workout
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By drewguy

Well, this place has one for $40/day....

Well, this place has one for $40/day. https://www.owenhousecycling.com/rentals/

I would guess you could negotiate a lower price for a multi-day rental. They only have to set it up once . . . it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,564
Posted By drewguy

The video almost made it appear as if something...

The video almost made it appear as if something else had occurred before hand between the assaulter and the cyclist - maybe it was just after the first effort to take the bike, but perhaps an...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By drewguy

About 2000 miles for each of the first two rear...

About 2000 miles for each of the first two rear wheels on my Trek Domane 4.3. Second warranty replacement resulted in a (free) upgrade to a Paradigm wheel . . . but haven't hit 2k on it yet.
07-29-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,298
Posted By drewguy

Saddlebag.

Saddlebag.
Replies: 68
Views: 7,250
Posted By drewguy

Right. So the issue is that a VAT refund isn't...

Right. So the issue is that a VAT refund isn't possible in the OP's situation because of the VAT-refund rules (France isn't a country he could send the bike to).

So, Canyon has a rep who provided...
Replies: 68
Views: 7,250
Posted By drewguy

Not sure if Bike24 handles things differently,...

Not sure if Bike24 handles things differently, but the German Missions in the US says you have to depart from Germany:

https://www.germany.info/us-en/service/09-Taxes/vat-refund/906296 (I realize...
Replies: 68
Views: 7,250
Posted By drewguy

The problem is that it's the country's tax laws...

The problem is that it's the country's tax laws that matter, not the company's word. They apparently inaccurately described the possibility of a VAT refund, and it would be good of them to give a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,380
Posted By drewguy

I must not have been around for that one (or...

I must not have been around for that one (or missed it, because I wasn't riding in the winter). When they have a "year's best" what's the need?

(Although personally I think the year's best should...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,380
Posted By drewguy

I think a few years ago Strava changed this so...

I think a few years ago Strava changed this so that your first time on a segment became a PR. Complaints were many, because users thought it a bit silly to have every segment be a PR when one was...
07-15-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,528
Posted By drewguy

Sounds like an interesting challenge. Would be...

Sounds like an interesting challenge. Would be tough to finish first on gross time, and then have someone come in 14 minutes later but ate 3 donuts (or whatever the conversion).

Seems like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,523
Posted By drewguy

I would guess they could be cut off on the same...

I would guess they could be cut off on the same basis on non-compliance with API access terms. But Strava may not do it unless they're perceived as a threat to Strava's business, and it's not clear...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,523
Posted By drewguy

Rainmaker's last sentence sort of sums it up. ...

Rainmaker's last sentence sort of sums it up. Strava had a great idea that it built a company around, but now they seem unwilling/unable to come up with new innovation, so they want to protect their...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,587
Posted By drewguy

Look forward to the report back. I have the...

Look forward to the report back. I have the Rubino Pro G+ on right now. Front is coming up on 3000 miles. Hope I didn't just jinx myself.
07-15-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,298
Posted By drewguy

I think 1000 is eligible for factory tour.

I think 1000 is eligible for factory tour.
07-15-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,342
Posted By drewguy

Yeah, so basically he seems to be saying Clydes...

Yeah, so basically he seems to be saying Clydes should avoid hills. Pretty hard to do most places . . .

On the question, I mostly sit unless I can't handle the torque. I've noticed I go much...
07-15-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,528
Posted By drewguy

Do you win doughnuts?

Do you win doughnuts?
07-07-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,549
Posted By drewguy

This. Out in that area now (Bethany Beach area)....

This. Out in that area now (Bethany Beach area). 33 miles today, 125 feet of climbing.
07-03-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,298
Posted By drewguy

You'll go insane looking at the top of any...

You'll go insane looking at the top of any leaderboard on Strava. Filled with people who seem to have all the time in the world (including sleep time) to cycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,430
Posted By drewguy

Yep. If for whatever reason the patch won't plug...

Yep. If for whatever reason the patch won't plug the hole I don't bother further - one good faith effort is what it gets. I usually ditch after 3-5 patches as well, not so much for weight but the...
07-03-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,298
Posted By drewguy

Just your email etc. address. ...

Just your email etc. address.



trek.scene7.com/is/content/TrekBicycleProducts/TK19_RETAIL_Strava_Ride_Challenge_Sweeps_Rules_v2.pdf
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,744
Posted By drewguy

Routes with fewer hills can help too . . .

Routes with fewer hills can help too . . .
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By drewguy

Does Garmin net out sedentary calories? (I.e.,...

Does Garmin net out sedentary calories? (I.e., the figure is what you burned above sitting on your sofa).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 33,816
Posted By drewguy

Used a Burger King drive through 30+ years ago on...

Used a Burger King drive through 30+ years ago on a bike (didn't even have DL yet).

But practical question - when you order at the microphone, can they tell you're on a bike? Once you get to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By drewguy

Never settle for the stock saddle.

Never settle for the stock saddle.
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