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Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 911
Posted By spelger

your right about arm position, on the bars they...

your right about arm position, on the bars they are right in front of your core. My one dimensional thought didn't take that into consideration. I've only had the bars for a bit over a year now,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 911
Posted By spelger

do you really think they are much faster? i don't...

do you really think they are much faster? i don't do gravel but on my road bike i actually think the bars are slower compared to the drops. i know i can get much much lower when in the drops but i...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 911
Posted By spelger

people with aero bars, i swear, not an honest one...

people with aero bars, i swear, not an honest one in the lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 911
Posted By spelger

I put clip-ons onto my ride and i am not sure if...

I put clip-ons onto my ride and i am not sure if they have made me faster or not. i only really put them on for another hand position. i absolutely love them and spend more time on the bars than on...
01-16-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By spelger

Well I completed my upgrade. After additional...

Well I completed my upgrade. After additional research I found that going 11 speed was not going to happen and so sadly was not able to grab those parts found by dedhed...
01-15-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By spelger

I think the only difference is either the outer...

I think the only difference is either the outer diameter of the ring or the thickness, can't recall which. One or the other was to accommodate 11 speed or 11 tooth cog.
01-14-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By spelger

You've posted 5 ti.es now. You should be happy.

You've posted 5 ti.es now. You should be happy.
01-11-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,904
Posted By spelger

Just borrow a puppy and take him for a walk...

Just borrow a puppy and take him for a walk downtown. chick magnet. so much easier than learning guitar.
01-05-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,419
Posted By spelger

take the 14 day trial. it costs you nothing and...

take the 14 day trial. it costs you nothing and no CC needed. I let my trial lapse and then dove into FulGaz. i find i don't use FulGaz anymore, l liked Rouvy more. Just this past weekend i canceled...
01-02-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,878
Posted By spelger

25 miles is not enough for me to consider taking...

25 miles is not enough for me to consider taking any food along. Riding fasted it not so bad actually.
12-28-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,895
Posted By spelger

easy there buddy, your attitude sucks. Canyon is...

easy there buddy, your attitude sucks. Canyon is a reputable co but this customer service nightmare is just not right.
12-28-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By spelger

Hats off to you guys that are dong this. that is...

Hats off to you guys that are dong this. that is too much riding in such a short period of time for me. right now i am confined to indoor riding due to out door temps and i'm in the garage on a...
12-24-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By spelger

I don't like this answer but yes and no. I...

I don't like this answer but yes and no. I recently got a trainer replaced by Wahoo due to a failure in the trainer frame. I road on it for about 3 rides and is was shifting poorly. So yes, i was...
12-22-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By spelger

really makes getting in there a breeze.

really makes getting in there a breeze.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,232
Posted By spelger

i did some research a while back while writing my...

i did some research a while back while writing my own app...

some interesting stuff regarding elevation and how strava handles it:...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,232
Posted By spelger

if I recall you can fi d the device name near the...

if I recall you can fi d the device name near the top of a .gpx file. It'll be in a .fit file as well but you will need a decoder. .gpx is just text.
12-19-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By spelger

can't help with the bike but here is my '79...

can't help with the bike but here is my '79 Spitfire...


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/79spit_9fee6bcb116b03b8b1c2a19c8fabdbfbb401f3a3.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,232
Posted By spelger

In the .fit files that i save from my own...

In the .fit files that i save from my own application i store elevation data. Also the .fit files i extract from my phone using CycleMeter also contain elevation data. what makes you think elevation...
12-16-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,419
Posted By spelger

I road again yesterday. funny thing happened, i...

I road again yesterday. funny thing happened, i was approaching a round-a-bout and of course a little truck was passing me just as i was about 20 feet away. great. then a pedestrian decided to cross...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,232
Posted By spelger

the data source *is* the same. the difference is...

the data source *is* the same. the difference is that Strava post processes it and might make corrections. GPS elevation data is not as good as barometric elevation data. Strava knows the difference...
12-14-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,091
Posted By spelger

It is just a little program i wrote shortly after...

It is just a little program i wrote shortly after getting the Kickr. I knew i would use zwift but once our door riding comes around i don't want to be riding in the very hot garage but i knew there...
12-13-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By spelger

Tmi

Tmi
12-13-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By spelger

i don't recall offhand but isn't the belt...

i don't recall offhand but isn't the belt toothed? a slipping belt would feel very jarring and not likely to be only on the down-stroke of one crank. at least that is what i think.

to diagnose...
12-11-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,091
Posted By spelger

i wrote a program a while back that allows me to...

i wrote a program a while back that allows me to control the smart trainer and record the activity. i did it for the times that i could not get out during the summer and i never subscribe to zwift in...
12-10-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,091
Posted By spelger

Back up and running again. Kicker arrived with a...

Back up and running again. Kicker arrived with a broken foot, the large one at the back so needed to wait for a replacement. Then i stoopidly sent back the shim and had to wait for that along with...
12-05-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,598
Posted By spelger

There isn't a cookie I've eaten that I ever...

There isn't a cookie I've eaten that I ever regretted.
11-28-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,564
Posted By spelger

This seems like a troll thread to me. Need carbon...

This seems like a troll thread to me. Need carbon wheels, gotta look good, don't want to spend much...and no one seemed to catch the eurobike comment.
11-25-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,049
Posted By spelger

this is probably the best way to go. I did...

this is probably the best way to go. I did something similar with both my kids and had them riding in less than a half hour. My grassy hill was my driveway and they road into th cul-de-sac.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,661
Posted By spelger

i have nearly teh same setup and if inclined...

i have nearly teh same setup and if inclined enough i'd be making my big chain ring bigger too. but honestly, there are only a few hills where i would really be able to take advantage of having it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,194
Posted By spelger

If you popped one like a pimple I wonder what...

If you popped one like a pimple I wonder what would come out. Maybe record the act, you can put it on YouTube and make a fortune.

more serious, just pop it and see what comes out. Might be...
11-18-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,091
Posted By spelger

shipping was quoted at $40. a refurbished 2018...

shipping was quoted at $40. a refurbished 2018 kickr for $390 is nothing to sneeze at considering how much i use it. and considering how much a new machine would run. i've seen new for over $1000...
11-16-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,018
Posted By spelger

it looks to me like the fender might be just in...

it looks to me like the fender might be just in contact or very close to the tire at the top side leaving not much room for water to flow so is force toward the side of the tire/fender. try lifting...
11-15-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,266
Posted By spelger

i don't think that is the reason why most use the...

i don't think that is the reason why most use the ignore feature (which i don't know how to use). pretty sure it has more to do with insults and the like.
11-12-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,788
Posted By spelger

True story: i have no idea what my bike weighs. ...

True story: i have no idea what my bike weighs.
Anotehr true story: i really don't care either.
11-08-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,828
Posted By spelger

wut?

wut?
11-08-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,348
Posted By spelger

how did you know i've been up there 50 times?

how did you know i've been up there 50 times?
11-07-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,580
Posted By spelger

because i need to take a few days off from riding...

because i need to take a few days off from riding to recuperate i dove into the FE-C spec again and here are some bits for those interested in the nuts and bolts of any default values our truly...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 829
Posted By spelger

Don't bother with photos. Just buy some damn...

Don't bother with photos. Just buy some damn tires. We don't need to read a thread about you crashing.
11-04-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,580
Posted By spelger

ok, i'll bite. how does the trainer know you are...

ok, i'll bite. how does the trainer know you are a heavy weight rider vs a light weight?
11-04-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,049
Posted By spelger

glad you lived to tell the tale. you were not as...

glad you lived to tell the tale. you were not as lucky as me and my recent adventure involved a driver.

your helmet did it's job.
11-02-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By spelger

Count me a lucky one today

Such a wonderful ride today but at the last 5 miles from home i got taken out by a car making a right hand turn. Some people are so completely clueless. Just kept driving off into the sunset as if...
11-02-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,580
Posted By spelger

good that you differentiate between the two. i...

good that you differentiate between the two. i think a lot of people think the Core is the better of the two. Kicker maxes out a 2000W and 20% grade and is equipped with an 11 spd cassette. the Core...
10-29-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,580
Posted By spelger

basing what i see historically for reno i believe...

basing what i see historically for reno i believe we have at least one more dry season. but, but, BUT, this past rain storm gave us more rain than all of the last water year combined. last year was...
10-27-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 15,732
Posted By spelger

i'm no mechanical engineer and RD may not be...

i'm no mechanical engineer and RD may not be crude in comparison but it still is shoving the chain. it shoves from the inside rather than the outside. i'll grant you that it is more graceful about it...
10-27-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,650
Posted By spelger

i smell a pissing contest in the making...

i smell a pissing contest in the making...
10-26-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,243
Posted By spelger

funny you mention the dead. I found a bit on...

funny you mention the dead. I found a bit on Spotify on Saturday. Brings me back. Listened while working on my Spit. It's not really bike music for me.
10-25-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 925
Posted By spelger

i love these silly answers. everyone who rides a...

i love these silly answers. everyone who rides a trainer of any sort knows they are not riding any distance or climbing any elevation. we get that it is all virtual or simulated. but there sure is a...
10-25-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 925
Posted By spelger

is this a single speed ride? even so, you need to...

is this a single speed ride? even so, you need to know the gear ratio. crank RPM is not the same as wheel RPM.
10-22-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,153
Posted By spelger

I tried to like turnips but they are tasteless to...

I tried to like turnips but they are tasteless to me. You must be dedicated
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