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Forum: Northeast
08-09-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,222
Posted By exRunner

All woman ride on Long Island

last Sunday my wife saw about 6 women riding together on Union in Bayshore going east. She was going west and couldn't get their attention. Does anyone know who they are or what club they belong...
Forum: Northeast
05-24-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By exRunner

It's been 2 months and I haven't heard a thing...

It's been 2 months and I haven't heard a thing about catching the person. Did I miss it, or is this still open?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,894
Posted By exRunner

I would need to look in my log, but I have...

I would need to look in my log, but I have somewhere north of 10,000 miles on my Roubaix with zero issues. According to the LBS it's a corrosion problem caused by sweat dripping on the area, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By exRunner

We have a Cycleops Magnus. We originally signed...

We have a Cycleops Magnus. We originally signed up for Zwift, but like the OP, it was too much like a video game. We no use Rouvy. If you have the hardware it is as close to riding outside as you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,033
Posted By exRunner

The 520 advertises 15 hours. I usually get...

The 520 advertises 15 hours. I usually get about 11 to 12 connected to my phone, power meter, and hr monitor in normal gps mode. Not sure where you are getting 5? The plus does even better,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-18, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,431
Posted By exRunner

if one bike is 10 speed and the other is 11 speed...

if one bike is 10 speed and the other is 11 speed and a very non-mechanical partner is sharing the trainer, wheel on is really the only option.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-18, 07:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,048
Posted By exRunner

My degree is in Applied Mathematics. I play the...

My degree is in Applied Mathematics. I play the part of an engineer at work, only I don't use Mathcad as often. I spent 22 years operating and maintaining the power plant on nuclear submarines. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-18, 06:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,048
Posted By exRunner

I work in an industry that actually torques...

I work in an industry that actually torques fasteners that go into space. The requirements for the control, use, and calibration of our torque wrenchs would blow the mind of a backyard mechanic. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-18, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By exRunner

It has nothing to do with cda. The depth of the...

It has nothing to do with cda. The depth of the wheels affect where the center of pressure occurs in a cross wind. The farther back from the steering axis that point lies the more stable he bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By exRunner

Call it what you want, but it isn't an actual...

Call it what you want, but it isn't an actual cadence reading off the crank. It's at best an averaged approximation.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By exRunner

In case you're curious about the accuracy... I...

In case you're curious about the accuracy... I monitor the output of my riken on a 910 and its cadence reading is dead on with Rouvy's guess based on the Magnus output. It even goes to zero if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,005
Posted By exRunner

For me, running a 53-11 as my biggest gear, and...

For me, running a 53-11 as my biggest gear, and spinning out around 120 rpm, would mean 45 mph or better to not be able to tension the chain.

Otherwise, if I can put power to the wheel I keep...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-18, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By exRunner

No Snap, but the Magnus has a spring loaded right...

No Snap, but the Magnus has a spring loaded right side engagement pin. I assume the Snap has a similar mechanism. Has the spring failed? It's a cheap repair part from Cyclops. Probably the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,932
Posted By exRunner

You have a couple of low cost choices. Download...

You have a couple of low cost choices. Download Zwift to the IMac and run it. If it is new enough Zwift will load and run. If that works check what video out the computer has built in. If it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By exRunner

I have a Magnus. It came with a bad ratchet...

I have a Magnus. It came with a bad ratchet knob. Cyclops sent me a new one free of charge the day I called. Can't complain about service and support. As for accuracy, it is backed by Power Tap...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,534
Posted By exRunner

Dumb trainer, Golden Cheetah, and XM radio on...

Dumb trainer, Golden Cheetah, and XM radio on Hair Nation. 5th day in a row.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-17, 06:44 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 191,550
Posted By exRunner

It was chosen by the bike fitter who I've used...

It was chosen by the bike fitter who I've used for years. He knows that I race and how I ride. He looked up my fit numbers and ordered the bike. At setup he put a slightly longer stem on the bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-17, 06:24 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 191,550
Posted By exRunner

I've had the orange and black expert version...

I've had the orange and black expert version since April. It has just over 1200 miles and 3 crits on it. I race cat 3 and weigh 170 lbs. 6 ft. and ride a 54 (the Allez was a 56) professionally fit....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-17, 10:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,853
Posted By exRunner

Assuming you are not doing high intensity...

Assuming you are not doing high intensity intervals with timed recovery... When you compare AP to NP you are getting a rough estimate of power variability. If they are significantly different one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-17, 06:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,853
Posted By exRunner

Garmin Recovery Advisor? Never look at, and none...

Garmin Recovery Advisor? Never look at, and none of my training buddies use it either, but I said in a previous post you can't do that 6 days a week. I do that 4 hours a week with another 4 hours of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-17, 02:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,853
Posted By exRunner

I do multisport so I ride only 3 times a week. ...

I do multisport so I ride only 3 times a week. So for, yes, I ride that hard every time out. If biking is all you do then there needs to be some recovery rides in the mix. That effort would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,853
Posted By exRunner

NP should be within about 3% of AP, and AP should...

NP should be within about 3% of AP, and AP should be about 95% minus 5% for every hour past the first hour of FTP. So a 1 hour ride should be about 95% of FTP, a 2 hour ride about 90%, etc. down to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,694
Posted By exRunner

6 bikes total - His and her road bikes, his and...

6 bikes total - His and her road bikes, his and her TT bikes, and his and her mountain bikes. All are normally ridden, but the mountain bikes have been ignored this summer due to racing commitments.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,103
Posted By exRunner

Happened to me 2 weeks ago, only I was in a VW...

Happened to me 2 weeks ago, only I was in a VW Passat, almost completely stopped, and as far over as I could get. He hit me head on. Inflated all the airbags and put the engine in the backseat.
...
Forum: Northeast
05-17-10, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,672
Posted By exRunner

Anyone know the details of the Bike-Car accident...

Anyone know the details of the Bike-Car accident in Sayville yesterday during the ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,468
Posted By exRunner

Its funny to mulit sporters. Maybe you don't...

Its funny to mulit sporters. Maybe you don't find it funny because it hits too close to home?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-10, 10:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,468
Posted By exRunner

Wow, you guys have serious problems with the...

Wow, you guys have serious problems with the "play on words for humor" concept.
Forum: Triathlon
02-20-10, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By exRunner

Did anyone else notice this statement: "This...

Did anyone else notice this statement:

"This product is downloadable. You will be able to download it right after you place the order and submit payment (23 Kb)"

No wonder they are so cheap. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,468
Posted By exRunner

Darwin's theory involved Natural Selection, where...

Darwin's theory involved Natural Selection, where the "fittest" in nature survives, not the necessarily the smartest. Considering the 2 sports in this example, running and cycling, I would have to...
Forum: Triathlon
02-19-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,522
Posted By exRunner

There is a lot more to it than that. The change...

There is a lot more to it than that. The change in body position over the pedals saves the leg muscles that are required for running. A road bike uses many of the same muscles.

You can get very...
Forum: Triathlon
02-19-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,417
Posted By exRunner

I have read that on some online stores in the...

I have read that on some online stores in the description, but it has never made much sense to me, and I have never had any problems over the years.

I wonder what isn't "chlorine" friendly in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-10, 08:38 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,907
Posted By exRunner

Whatever you want to believe, I suppose. A...

Whatever you want to believe, I suppose.

A good mechanic doesn't have to fix something on the road, he found it and fixed it before he left. Simple as that. Yes, unexpected bad things happen,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-10, 06:29 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,907
Posted By exRunner

I didn't "make" anyone do anything....

I didn't "make" anyone do anything. (comprehension fail) We, the group, are all friends who look out for each other, take care of each other, and at times, get in trouble with each other. Anyone of...
Forum: Northeast
02-19-10, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By exRunner

I have never got my road bike fitted there (or...

I have never got my road bike fitted there (or anywhere for that matter) but I did get my P2 fitted by them.

Their mechanic does the fitting, and although he is an outstanding wrench, I am not...
Forum: Triathlon
02-18-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,417
Posted By exRunner

A TYR Tri-Suit, a generic swim cap, and TYR...

A TYR Tri-Suit, a generic swim cap, and TYR goggles (the big goofy looking ones), all the same stuff (except the swim cap) that I race in.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-10, 03:43 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,907
Posted By exRunner

I suppose it is because: 1) I almost...

I suppose it is because:

1) I almost always ride with a group
2) I ride to have fun
3) I have been an Engineer/mechanic all my professional life

that I have no desire to work on a bike...
02-18-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By exRunner

In all seriousness, since there are 3 management...

In all seriousness, since there are 3 management levels between me and him I have to be very careful about that sort of thing. Of couse, if I ask a question and he thinks it is easier to just show...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-10, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By exRunner

Every word is on a new line when ...

Every
word
is
on
a
new
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when
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Forum: Triathlon
02-18-10, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,522
Posted By exRunner

It isn't the length of the stem as much as it is...

It isn't the length of the stem as much as it is your relationship between the wheels and your body. A smaller frame will actually make this worse. Like I said, be careful.
Forum: Triathlon
02-18-10, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,522
Posted By exRunner

There are other problems with converting a road...

There are other problems with converting a road frame to a TT/Tri set up that have to be considered.

When you move the seat forward you have to extend the stem (assuming it was the correct length...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-10, 11:37 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,230
Posted By exRunner

What have I learned recently? My Takita...

What have I learned recently?

My Takita Bathroom Scale/Body Fat device is inaccurate.
My Garmin GPS unit is inaccurate.
My Garmin Heart Rate unit is inaccurate.
The only way to train correctly...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-10, 11:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,692
Posted By exRunner

I think they are going to do very well with this...

I think they are going to do very well with this setup. It is targeted for people that would buy a triple as a first bike. If you have ever ridden with those type of people (read "C group bike club...
02-17-10, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By exRunner

Bought a New Bike Mechanic

Well, not really. I was in the LBS a few weeks ago talking to one of the mechanics that works on my bike most of the time. I commented that he was a pretty good mechanic and he commented that he...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-10, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By exRunner

I just ordered from Sean Wai. There is a 3 week...

I just ordered from Sean Wai. There is a 3 week wait for wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,263
Posted By exRunner

I am quoting Merlin, but not singling him out,...

I am quoting Merlin, but not singling him out, his post was just well written:

All true, but, to say that a safety device, regardless of how "lame' it is (my dork disc is removed as well) is silly...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 11:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,263
Posted By exRunner

A double fail, impressive. You guys need to...

A double fail, impressive.

You guys need to lean what the word "skill" actually means.
Forum: Triathlon
02-16-10, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By exRunner

You did a lot of thinks right. Your second run...

You did a lot of thinks right. Your second run was slightly fast than the first, a sign that you kept yourself under control. Your transition times are not that bad, actually better than a lot that...
Forum: Northeast
02-16-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By exRunner

I think most people start in Babylon at the train...

I think most people start in Babylon at the train station, at least I do since that is were I live.

From there you get on Union Blvd and follow it to the end, which is South Country Road. Up...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,263
Posted By exRunner

Fail

Fail
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By exRunner

I did this over the winter. New chain ...

I did this over the winter.

New chain
Moved the derailer
New Bottom Bracket

I see no reason to spend the money on a new crank and not change a $35 bottom bracket and put a new $30 chain on...
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