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01-27-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 88
Posted By spelger

i don't have one of these bikes i mentioned but i...

i don't have one of these bikes i mentioned but i do know a bit about them. no subscription to use them but they can be engaging with one. and since they follow the standard ANT+ protocol many...
01-27-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 88
Posted By spelger

whaoo bike. i think maybe tacx makes one too....

whaoo bike. i think maybe tacx makes one too. expensive but very bike like, not spin bikes at all. after you get past the sticker shock and start riding it you likely won't be hanging your clothes on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 921
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: 921
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...
01-25-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,420
Posted By spelger

I can't offer up any negatives at this point....

I can't offer up any negatives at this point. i've switched subscriptions from zwift to rouvy now and am happy. my internet speed is only 50Mbps and i do not download, i only stream it and have had...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 921
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, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By spelger

See, not all drivers are AHs. Bit clueless though.

See, not all drivers are AHs. Bit clueless though.
01-25-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By spelger

You have a lot more snow over there than we do...

You have a lot more snow over there than we do here in Reno. only in the shaded areas is there any snow left. actually not bad considering that happened just after Christmas.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 921
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...
01-25-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 338
Posted By spelger

If i recall, you can lower the effort level while...

If i recall, you can lower the effort level while you are in teh workout. maybe by as much as 10%. i seem to remember doing this once when i was about to die during a workout that i really wanted to...
01-25-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,340
Posted By spelger

I actually have a lot of respect for cxwrench...

I actually have a lot of respect for cxwrench (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/cxwrench-346821.html), i've learned a lot just by reading many of his responses/posts to others with mechanical...
01-25-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,340
Posted By spelger

It is a silly metric. i gave two examples. there...

It is a silly metric. i gave two examples. there are many others as Reflector Guy (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/reflector-guy-523778.html) pointed out. it was not my intent to list them all....
01-24-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,340
Posted By spelger

4 guys with 25 years experience each = 100...

4 guys with 25 years experience each = 100 combined years of experience.
100 guys with 1 year experience each = 100 combined years of experience.

i'll take one of the guys with 25 years of...
01-24-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,340
Posted By spelger

not a good metric.

not a good metric.
01-22-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 338
Posted By spelger

I did it once. It was my first structured workout...

I did it once. It was my first structured workout using anything. And i thought it was a bit scattered, there did not seem to be any actual goal though the program. It seemed just a little of this...
01-22-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Posted By spelger

I recently stopped zwift to just use Rouvy. I...

I recently stopped zwift to just use Rouvy. I found that i was getting a bit bored with zwift riding the same routes over and over again. no challenge, too predictable. I did like the other riders...
01-21-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,420
Posted By spelger

I actually like seeing the avatar. Helps me push...

I actually like seeing the avatar. Helps me push harder when seeing the other riders. maybe only mine turns off? i'll try tonight.
01-20-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,420
Posted By spelger

I paid a lot of attention to this on this last...

I paid a lot of attention to this on this last ride. I really can't see the correlation. the pushups were so random. it is really a strange "feature," i'd rather not have it since it tells me nothing.
01-20-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,420
Posted By spelger

So after riding a few Rouvy rides now i wonder if...

So after riding a few Rouvy rides now i wonder if anyone knows why the animated rider (me) has this strange desire to do pushups while on the bike. Somewhat annoying. Also what i find annoying is...
01-19-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By spelger

If you have a real bike you might want to...

If you have a real bike you might want to consider a wheel on trainer. pretty cheap (<$200) and usually lots on craig's list.
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 816
Posted By spelger

I agree with datlas, nice bike. If I road it at...

I agree with datlas, nice bike. If I road it at least once a year I would not get rid of it.
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.
01-14-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By spelger

I agree with using the Core. I have a Kicker (not...

I agree with using the Core. I have a Kicker (not Core) and have adapted it to run with my 8 speed and it works really great. Since yours is a 7 speed just make sure it can be adapted with the proper...
01-12-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,420
Posted By spelger

surprised to see you write about the cartoon...

surprised to see you write about the cartoon nature of the Rouvy rides. what do you mean exactly? all the rides i did were video on teh road. only the avatars were cartoon like, and not there for all...
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, 11:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,655
Posted By spelger

I turn 55 next month. My wife keeps picking on me...

I turn 55 next month. My wife keeps picking on me saying that soon I'll be able to pick from the senior citizen menu.
01-05-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,420
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...
01-05-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,661
Posted By spelger

in other news...farts stink.

in other news...farts stink.
01-03-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,313
Posted By spelger

especially if it is anything like...zwift.

especially if it is anything like...zwift.
01-02-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,879
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.
01-02-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By spelger

careful. I'm sure you ment to say "old laptop...

careful. I'm sure you ment to say "old laptop from my wonderful wife." Don't want you getting into trouble.
12-31-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By spelger

this has to be the simplest one I've ever seen...

this has to be the simplest one I've ever seen made. Being g pressed for space I might consider this. All the others I've seen are boat anchors.
12-30-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By spelger

I just finished what will probably be my last...

I just finished what will probably be my last ride. It was one of the FulGaz favorites called Hintersee. It started out nice but when the climb came near the last 1/3 it quickly became crap. the...
12-30-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By spelger

Wow, thanks. it was posted 2 months ago with is...

Wow, thanks. it was posted 2 months ago with is generally much farther than i look. These are the parts i had been looking for from some online sources. hopefully he will still have them available.
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12-29-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By spelger

It was not my intention to run an 8 speed...

It was not my intention to run an 8 speed cassette with the 2x crank that recommended 10 or 11 speed. i just did not understand why the crank was recommended with the 10/11 cassette. I'm looking at a...
12-28-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,896
Posted By spelger

it emphasizes the harshness and stupidity of the...

it emphasizes the harshness and stupidity of the post for all to see. it was just a down right mean unwarranted post.
12-28-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,896
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, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By spelger

i recently had a Kicker replaced by wahoo. the...

i recently had a Kicker replaced by wahoo. the old one was a 2017 model and the new one a 2018 refurbished model. both came with an 11 speed cassette. my bike is an 8 speed. on the 2017 model i...
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...
12-27-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By spelger

Seems That was the default view. Did not like it....

Seems That was the default view. Did not like it. Thanks anyway.
12-26-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By spelger

two fulgz rides now

So, just to complete more of the picture i finally got the FulGaz to work. Both of the rides i did were filmed from a bike which was very obvious. Comparing these rides with the few i;ve done in...
12-26-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By spelger

Ahh, now that makes sense. i did the...

Ahh, now that makes sense.

i did the research before i posted but did not find this particular answer. costing the other parts to go from 8 to 10 so far is not all that bad. i may need to modify...
12-26-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By spelger

need new chain rings

I'm in need of new chain rings, mine are pretty beat up with well over 40K on them. I have a triple but when i rented a double on a trip to florida i liked that. i also don't want to deal with the...
12-26-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,034
Posted By spelger

That's the spirit.

That's the spirit.
12-24-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By spelger

Great tip about cable inspection. It would be...

Great tip about cable inspection. It would be easy to see if any fraying is starting.

i did know about the limit screw but seeing as i was on a trainer when it happened and i didn't want to stop i...
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...
12-23-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,971
Posted By spelger

Can't believe I actually read this.

Can't believe I actually read this.
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