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09-12-22, 05:20 AM
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Posted By BradH

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Something like this. As long as your headset is 1 1/8" and...
09-09-22, 06:47 PM
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Views: 260
Posted By BradH

I just used a quill stem with less reach and more...

I just used a quill stem with less reach and more rise. It did not have the cable stop built in so I used one that went below the headset nut. I think this is a 1992 DB Apex.
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09-09-22, 05:07 PM
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Posted By thumpism

This is what I did for my buddy's DB, a taller...

This is what I did for my buddy's DB, a taller quill riser stem with a riser bar. The difference in reach and lift is considerable, and the greater sweep of the bars also helps. Both stems are at the...
09-09-22, 04:39 PM
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Views: 260
Posted By bark_eater

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09-09-22, 02:12 PM
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Posted By daverup

I didn't change the stem, since it holds the...

I didn't change the stem, since it holds the front brake cable outer. I don't know what exact bars I used, it was old when I got it.
Check out Soma Sparrow bars, they are pretty close. You'll...
09-09-22, 10:05 AM
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Views: 260
Posted By daverup

You could do something like this, ...

You could do something like this,

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08-21-22, 03:24 PM
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Views: 1,841
Posted By goingup

Tires will have some impact, but I would not...

Tires will have some impact, but I would not expect it to be as large as you might well be imagining. Keep in mind that rolling resistance tests are done under an ideal lab conditions whereas the...
07-22-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By Seattle Forrest

While I continue to agree that phones are...

While I continue to agree that phones are amazing, versatile, and transformational devices, they aren't the best possible choice for cycling.

That said, FYI, all Samsung Galaxy phones have ANT+...
07-22-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By Iride01

For some very few, it might be just addiction to...

For some very few, it might be just addiction to their phones that they want them out there. Yesterday, I passed a oncoming woman running with her phone stretched out in front of her. Had to call out...
07-22-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By prj71

I tried the phone as a bike computer in the past....

I tried the phone as a bike computer in the past. Any ride recording or navigational features chew up the battery way too fast. Then if you actually need to use the phone as a phone...can't because...
07-22-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By JohnJ80

Been there, done that (ie. used a phone). ...

Been there, done that (ie. used a phone).

Virtually no phones now have ANT+ connectivity. Using BT to connect to sensors is a giant PITA because it's a one to one connection. ANT+ is a one to...
07-17-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By PedalCell

IMO I find the convenience of having my phone as...

IMO I find the convenience of having my phone as my primary + cycling device covers 95% of what a dedicated computer can do. Bright screen, app flexibility, accurate enough tracking, and SOS...
07-16-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By sean.hwy

I have a garmen 1030 plus and love it. I also use...

I have a garmen 1030 plus and love it. I also use my phone mount sometimes. The garmen is great for pre planned routes, integrated maps with all the bike functions. I can
flip through screen while...
07-16-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By Milton Keynes

I've found that my phone running Strava is...

I've found that my phone running Strava is accurate enough for me. I don't have to have accuracy down to 100 ft. or anything, I just want a general idea of how many miles I'm riding.
07-15-21, 11:19 PM
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Posted By Seattle Forrest

We've got a True Believer on our hands!

We've got a True Believer on our hands!
07-15-21, 10:17 PM
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Posted By mschwett

My phone reads the output from my bike's speed...

My phone reads the output from my bike's speed sensor, so I can choose if I'd like to look at GPS or wheel-derived speeds.


IP68 is plenty for me. I don't plan to ride my bike underwater for more...
07-12-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By noglider

I use my phone with ridewithgps. It's not...

I use my phone with ridewithgps. It's not perfect, but neither is anything else. I connect my phone to an external battery and tell my screen to stay on. I bought an expensive mount and case for the...
07-12-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,771
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Certainly agree with trying a softer gait. Look...

Certainly agree with trying a softer gait. Look at "shuffle running" on YT. Also, I think leg strength and fitness has a lot to do with being able to run with a soft gait. I got a nasty case of...
07-12-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I've played with all of it. Phones, devices, toys...

I've played with all of it. Phones, devices, toys of all types. Fun. But, after many years, navigation help became secondary - it's very rare that I really need it. And I found that I really don't...
07-12-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By himespau

As someone who doesn't own a smartphone, I use my...

As someone who doesn't own a smartphone, I use my garmin 1000 on the bars. I have a cheap pay-as-you go burner phone in a ziploc baggie in my jersey pocket for emergencies (used it when I got hit...
07-12-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By OldRailfan

Those reasons made me reject the phone solution,...

Those reasons made me reject the phone solution, phone is along in my jersey.
I use a Garmin Vivoactive HR to record rides (Biketracker APP from 007 software); while there are probably better ways...
07-12-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By mattcalifornia

I used my iPhone 11 Pro as a bike computer for a...

I used my iPhone 11 Pro as a bike computer for a while with the Cyclemeter Elite app (I'm now using a Hammerhead Karoo 2). There are definitely a few drawbacks, but honestly, it's better than a...
07-09-21, 11:03 AM
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Views: 1,050
Posted By mrkavin

I also looking for an answer.

I also looking for an answer.
07-07-21, 08:18 PM
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Views: 12,109
Posted By OldTryGuy

Wonderful update. :thumb: :thumb: What we like to...

Wonderful update. :thumb: :thumb: What we like to read.
07-07-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I noticed the first thing to wear out in my...

I noticed the first thing to wear out in my phones was always the charging port. I invested in wireless charging pads and prolonged the useable life of my phones. Highly recommended. I've had the...
07-07-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By fooferdoggie

until you ride into a underground parking lot...

until you ride into a underground parking lot then its ok if you go less then 6mph. otherwise when you pause and save the rife the GPS starts right back up again. this drove me nuts till I realized...
07-07-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Most Garmin computers will use a speed sensor if...

Most Garmin computers will use a speed sensor if you have one and gps if not. I have a wheel rotation speed sensor, it's useful with a power meter to do aerodynamic testing. Otherwise it isn't...
07-07-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By adamrice

I use my everyday phone (an iPhone 11) with...

I use my everyday phone (an iPhone 11) with either the Cyclemeter or Ride with GPS app to track my ride (I use RwGPS particularly if I'm following an existing route). I do have it paired with a...
07-07-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,109
Posted By xenabr549

Way to go... I did 19 yesterday, Long for me,,...

Way to go... I did 19 yesterday, Long for me,, going to try to get to 25 next week
07-07-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By Iride01

Depends entirely on what you prefer. I have...

Depends entirely on what you prefer.
I have never owned a phone that I could see well in bright sunlight. Nor have I ever owned a phone that I'd want to chance knocking off the bars and it being...
07-07-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By mibike

For a phone app I like RideWithGPS. It works good...

For a phone app I like RideWithGPS. It works good and is a good system for creating routes. I can create a route on my computer or my phone. Also a lot of clubs and organized rides have routes in...
07-07-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By Steve B.

There can be good reasons to use a smartphone as...

There can be good reasons to use a smartphone as the computer. Many folks just buy a cheap used phone, no SIM card and just load RideWithGPS or Strava or something similar. Most reported issues are...
07-07-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By cheesesandwich

I have used before. Pros. If you are a data...

I have used before.
Pros.
If you are a data geek, with IPbike app you can customize and cram as many data on the screen
With ant+ if available, you can pair with power meter etc without the hefty...
07-07-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,109
Posted By cb400bill

Great to hear!

Great to hear!
06-24-21, 07:31 PM
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Views: 12,109
Posted By OldTryGuy

Nothing ventured, Nothing ???? Good luck and...

Nothing ventured, Nothing ????

Good luck and HAVE FUN!!![/b]
06-01-21, 12:46 PM
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Views: 12,109
Posted By OldTryGuy

AWESOME!! :thumb: :thumb:

AWESOME!! :thumb: :thumb:
06-01-21, 10:10 AM
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Views: 12,109
Posted By xenabr549

Good for you,, Be careful and listen to your...

Good for you,, Be careful and listen to your body..
04-26-21, 05:49 AM
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Views: 12,109
Posted By xenabr549

Good to hear,, get healthy.

Good to hear,, get healthy.
04-25-21, 07:32 PM
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Views: 12,109
Posted By xenabr549

Curious , did youhave the robotic assist?/ Hope...

Curious , did youhave the robotic assist?/ Hope you path report comes back favorable, Had mine out October 2020 first PSA check was really good.. GOOD LUCK ,
04-22-21, 06:43 AM
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Views: 12,109
Posted By OldTryGuy

Good luck and if you feel comfortable, would like...

Good luck and if you feel comfortable, would like to know results.

p.s. -- Many men do not want to inform others regarding prostate issues and I get it but I have found that being totally...
04-21-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,109
Posted By mr_bill

Wonderful to hear from you, but please know that...

Wonderful to hear from you, but please know that you don't have to update us, but also know that you have been and will continue to be in our thoughts. (Returning home after surgery is a huge...
04-06-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,109
Posted By avmech

Sorg67, very best wishes for a successful...

Sorg67, very best wishes for a successful surgery!!
04-06-21, 02:38 PM
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Views: 12,109
Posted By mr_bill

You've already crossed a metric century. Know...

You've already crossed a metric century. Know that once you've done a metric century, you CAN do a century. You have NOTHING to prove. After, OR before.

Please double check with your docs about...
04-05-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,109
Posted By OldTryGuy

Just got my shirt and bib for X-Florida in the...

Just got my shirt and bib for X-Florida in the mail and included in the packet is information about another Cross Florida on October 30 --- "Sea2Key" ride is from Ormand Beach to Cedar Key and it's...
04-05-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,109
Posted By OldTryGuy

Next YEAR :thumb: :thumb: Maybe a GROUP...

Next YEAR :thumb: :thumb:

Maybe a GROUP RIDE comprised of guys with prostate issues. :D
04-02-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,109
Posted By OldTryGuy

Good luck 2 U 2 AND start doing KEGEL exercises...

Good luck 2 U 2 AND start doing KEGEL exercises NOW!!! if you haven't already begun.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/mens-health/in-depth/kegel-exercises-for-men/art-20045074

Kegel...
04-01-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,109
Posted By cb400bill

Best wishes for a successful surgery and a...

Best wishes for a successful surgery and a complete recovery!
04-01-21, 04:19 PM
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Views: 12,109
Posted By mr_bill

You are in our thoughts. My only advice: ...

You are in our thoughts.

My only advice:

Listen to your body, and tell your doctors what your body is telling you.

Listen to your doctors, do what they ask of you, and just as importantly,...
03-31-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,109
Posted By Rage

Same here, Sorg67. My best wishes and prayers...

Same here, Sorg67.
My best wishes and prayers to you.
Please keep us in the loop.
03-31-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,109
Posted By Gundo

Good luck, hope it goes well and you have an easy...

Good luck, hope it goes well and you have an easy and speedy recovery.
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