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Forum: Touring
06-28-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By greatbasin

Zinc oxide only. The other stuffs are endocrine...

Zinc oxide only. The other stuffs are endocrine disrupters that will make a man produce more estrogen.
I don't ride with any bare skin but the face, ears, and neck.
A full beard is protective but...
Forum: Touring
06-28-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By gauvins

Clothing: Long sleeve Ts + lightweight gloves +...

Clothing: Long sleeve Ts + lightweight gloves + beanie + running tights + socks. Feels cooler and is more protective than sunscreen.

I always wear LSTs+gloves. Merino beanie or neck gaiter worn on...
06-28-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 236
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I read a lot and count on google to find...

​​​​​​I read a lot and count on google to find things I remember, in this case I'm having trouble finding more detail for you than the basics that have already been posted here.

The short answer...
06-28-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,615
Posted By davesupra

I have a 2022 SL5 and I really like it. I mostly...

I have a 2022 SL5 and I really like it. I mostly ride it on road and gravel, but I've also ridden it a little on some singletrack and haven't had any issues with it. I'm not sure what your weight is,...
06-28-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By AngryScientist

Got it, thanks. Frame pumps for life here!

Got it, thanks.

Frame pumps for life here!
06-28-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 236
Posted By force10

I have noticed that the recovery time feature...

I have noticed that the recovery time feature adapts to your fitness somewhat. What inputs is your 530 receving? IS it getting HR data? Power? If only speed and distance I wouldnt put much weight...
06-28-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By mstateglfr

If I were to run different width tires for...

If I were to run different width tires for gravel, I would run the wider tire up front for sure. It will help reduce the chance of the front end digging in on loose surfaces and helps roll over...
06-28-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By dsaul

Larger tire on the front can be run at lower...

Larger tire on the front can be run at lower pressure and provide more cushion, in addition to more cornering traction and float over loose sand. Almost all of my bikes have a larger tire on the...
06-27-22, 11:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 236
Posted By Badger6

To your two part question: part 1, sometimes, and...

To your two part question: part 1, sometimes, and part 2, sometimes. From Garmin/First Beat (https://www.firstbeatanalytics.com/en/features/recovery-time/), "Recovery Time predicts how long it will...
06-27-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 236
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I find looking at my training load gives me a...

I find looking at my training load gives me a better idea how I'll feel tomorrow and when I'll be ready to play again than the recovery feature. If you have a power meter it's the PMC chart (fatigue...
Forum: Foo
06-27-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By Seattle Forrest

When you check out now, they ask you "please...

When you check out now, they ask you "please don't tag us on social media!"
06-27-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 551
Posted By indyfabz

You are in the lead for POTW!

You are in the lead for POTW!
06-27-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 551
Posted By Juan Foote

Mostly bot posts and doing homework for other...

Mostly bot posts and doing homework for other members.
06-26-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,615
Posted By ejewels

Al versions seems to have it. Not a big deal...

Al versions seems to have it. Not a big deal anymore but thx all
06-26-22, 07:46 PM
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Some vacation pics ... how the PNW does lakes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52173260101_2b97953d9a_o_d.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52172239642_65fb98a198_o_d.jpg
...
06-25-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Pratt

I believe the condition describes a sliding of...

I believe the condition describes a sliding of the tendon upon flexion of the joint. It does not, in English, refer to rupture of the tendon.
If I were in the position the original poster, I would...
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By FBOATSB

FOO requires concentration and situational...

FOO requires concentration and situational awareness. Don't let your guard down.
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By work4bike

Ah sh*t....I just looked at the "Be careful with...

Ah sh*t....I just looked at the "Be careful with chainsaws lol" thread:mad::o
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By mtnbud

The first clue is the spelling of "disque...

The first clue is the spelling of "disque breaks".

I recently talked to a homeless guy who had a rear derailleur, but no shifters on his bike. He said he shifted by hooking his foot under the...
Forum: Touring
06-25-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By mtnbud

Trip Report: Bikepacking C2C

A new signed gravel route from Corvallis to the central Oregon coast was developed a few years ago called the C2C (https://c2ctrail.org/). My friend Aaron and I made a plan to ride a loop...
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I have a high pain threshold that is why I’m...

I have a high pain threshold that is why I’m still on this forum :lol:
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 610
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

When I saw the thread title, 'Be Careful with...

When I saw the thread title, 'Be Careful with Chainsaws', I thought, oh no, I hope Hondo is not injured.
Hondo's posts are typically entertaining and it is fun to see his perspective &...
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 610
Posted By Hondo Gravel

i need a new chainsaw

i need a new chainsaw
06-23-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By cpach

It doesn't.

It doesn't.
06-23-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 613
Posted By Paul Barnard

Some days mine are like Panawalkers.

Some days mine are like Panawalkers.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 558
Posted By ArgoMan

Oh nice! Glad I joined this forum. I would have...

Oh nice! Glad I joined this forum. I would have never thought of these outfits. Thank you!

I was just thinking about getting some DT Swiss 1800 Splines. Now I have some options.
06-23-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,109
Posted By freeranger

Think whoever looked over the bike he was riding...

Think whoever looked over the bike he was riding should have removed the toe cages and perhaps installed some decent flats.. Not like he needed toe clips and doubt he has much time to ride a bike, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,020
Posted By Mojo31

He's the sole person who knows why.

He's the sole person who knows why.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,020
Posted By Koyote

If you're going to be pedantic, you need to be...

If you're going to be pedantic, you need to be correct; flounder is an intransitive verb in this form. seypat 's usage is just fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,020
Posted By seypat

Mods, realize that I put up the fishing info so...

Mods, realize that I put up the fishing info so the thread wouldn't flounder. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,368
Posted By PeteHski

So you are talking about a saving of 1-2 lbs max...

So you are talking about a saving of 1-2 lbs max over your current rig. That's going to be more of a psychological gain than an objective one. It amounts to a saving of around 20-40 secs per hour...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,020
Posted By cxwrench

Toxic...please. The info you were looking for is...

Toxic...please. The info you were looking for is all over the Shimano site. The whole site is set up in order of quality/performance/price. All of it. If you can't manage to tell the difference...
06-22-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,304
Posted By rsbob

Not everyone on a bike is experienced. We were...

Not everyone on a bike is experienced. We were all newbies once, even people on expensive bikes that donít know what they are doing. I remember back in the 80s riding my Schwinn Varsity 5 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,020
Posted By Koyote

If you find that website confusing, you probably...

If you find that website confusing, you probably shouldn't accuse anyone else of a reading comprehension problem.

You're essentially asking others to explain things that are all over the internet....
06-22-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,304
Posted By BCDrums

Someone has Mommy issues. :lol:

Someone has Mommy issues. :lol:
06-22-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By Troul

pew pew pew

pew pew pew
06-22-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By Rolla

Extra-large word salad. 🥗

Extra-large word salad. 🥗
Forum: Touring
06-22-22, 01:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,313
Posted By rifraf

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/mudguards/gilles-berth...

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/mudguards/gilles-berthoud-fixing-bracket-set-for-rear-fender-on-brake-bridge/?...
Forum: Touring
06-22-22, 01:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,313
Posted By rifraf

Bottom Bracket height

Just remember to check both your new bottom bracket height and thus potential for pedal strike once off the tarmac, before committing to a smaller wheel size.

I remember reading of the issue...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,368
Posted By base2

I have a steel framed, hydro disc bike. The goal...

I have a steel framed, hydro disc bike. The goal is a UCI illegal sub 15 pound daily rider. I'm into it around about $12,000. It is purely a vanity project. I may not even succeed. But if I come in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,368
Posted By mschwett

in a more extreme situation, i went from a 29lb...

in a more extreme situation, i went from a 29lb bike to a 14lb bike, and my times on the exact same climbing segments decreased by just a tiny bit more than you'd mathematically expect - the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 317
Posted By tomato coupe

Cyclists are immune to head colds? Or COVID?...

Cyclists are immune to head colds? Or COVID? Either is easily disproved.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 317
Posted By Bald Paul

Hopefully that "bug" isn't something more...

Hopefully that "bug" isn't something more serious.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 317
Posted By prj71

I'm not sure what the point of your post is, but...

I'm not sure what the point of your post is, but you did yourself no favors by riding while sick.
Forum: Touring
06-20-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 686
Posted By indyfabz

So it looks like Trans Am riders should be ok...

So it looks like Trans Am riders should be ok except for the construction area. Unless the route has changed since did it a coyote decades ago, it enters the park at West Yellowstone, goes through...
06-20-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,209
Views: 3,668,171
Posted By The Chemist

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/pxl_20220613_054719886_62b5d713c42f1b3843ef2b42751e5d18a91227a7.jpg

This bike started as a flat bar road oriented hybrid, but with...
06-20-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,304
Posted By digger

ďWhy donít you take a more mature way to work.Ē

ďWhy donít you take a more mature way to work.Ē
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,718
Posted By cyclezen

both, why limit yourself? ...no tattoos, other...

both, why limit yourself?
...no tattoos, other than prior scars from off-bike excursions..
06-20-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 332
Posted By Elvo

Two on the hitch, two on the roof

Two on the hitch, two on the roof
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