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Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-18, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 809
Posted By deapee

As more and more bikes go only disc, I have a...

As more and more bikes go only disc, I have a hard time investing in a good wheel set with rim brakes - although I refuse to convert to disc.

i know DT Swiss makes some nice wheelsets. I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,105
Posted By deapee

When Iím at the doctors office, mine is always...

When Iím at the doctors office, mine is always high (maybe like 130-140 over 90). And my pulse will be at least 140. Itís ridiculous. But I think germs are everywhere in there, afraid to touch stuff....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-18, 05:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,395
Posted By deapee

Of course thereís extra injury risk. Thereís also...

Of course thereís extra injury risk. Thereís also risk to the components that youíre carrying (ie greater chance a phone breaks in your pocket opposed to in the bag).

Thereís also a chance that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By deapee

Normally once Specialized innovates, designs,...

Normally once Specialized innovates, designs, tests, produces, and proves a new design, it trickles down within a few years or so. Hope that helps.
08-02-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,449
Posted By deapee

A lesser-bright strip of flashing LEDís is more...

A lesser-bright strip of flashing LEDís is more Ďvisibleí than a brighter halogen designed to help you see.

What kind of light do you want? One that helps you see, or one that helps you BE seen?
07-29-18, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By deapee

When I broke my ankle and tore my ATFL and CFL in...

When I broke my ankle and tore my ATFL and CFL in 2015, I spent months wishing I didnít have and ankle at all. I thought my inability to bend my ankle was going to be permanent. It REALLY got in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-18, 04:47 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,732
Posted By deapee

So my son is 8 and his average speed is about...

So my son is 8 and his average speed is about 11.5, to put that into perspective.

I think your poll should have a break-point at 80 miles per week, and s breakpoint at 16 mph average.

But...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,523
Posted By deapee

So you were never a Trek fan, but because their...

So you were never a Trek fan, but because their 13,000 dollar bike is awesome, you now are. Got it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,193
Posted By deapee

Wattage is the calculation of measured force...

Wattage is the calculation of measured force multiplied by some type of interval that force is being applied.

Pushing a a weight up is solely a measurement of force required.

ie. it takes a...
07-26-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By deapee

Iíve tried a lot of saddles. I have a lot hanging...

Iíve tried a lot of saddles. I have a lot hanging in my garage (worth more than most people spend on bikes- some saddles singularly so), I have two fabric scoop shallows on my bikes. They fit my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By deapee

Keep looking until you find a saddle you donít...

Keep looking until you find a saddle you donít know is there. For me, that was the Fabric Scoop Shallow.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By deapee

Donít rotate your bars. If itís that bad, get a...

Donít rotate your bars. If itís that bad, get a ride home and heal up so you donít have permanent nerve damage. If itís not that bad, then man up and / or just keep the weight off of it with the bars...
07-24-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By deapee

Specialized tires ARE really nice. I run them on...

Specialized tires ARE really nice. I run them on my Fuji when itís not in mud mode. Mainly because I trust the local guy that sells them.
07-22-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 951
Posted By deapee

Normally I say go with the smaller frame. But at...

Normally I say go with the smaller frame. But at 5í6Ē - a 51 should fit you.

Edit: finished reading the thread and see that you did. Good choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By deapee

Looks awesome. I wanna plastic dip my Fuji 🤪

Looks awesome. I wanna plastic dip my Fuji 🤪
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 5,833
Posted By deapee

Round these parts, we make sure we leave gas in...

Round these parts, we make sure we leave gas in the tank for dogs when solo.
When in a group, we just make sure we leave more gas than those around you.
07-22-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,035
Posted By deapee

Specialized Dolce. My wife has one, loves it.

Specialized Dolce. My wife has one, loves it.
07-20-18, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By deapee

Save some money and get an Allez Sprint. More...

Save some money and get an Allez Sprint. More aero than the first gen venge.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,752
Posted By deapee

I like my s-works prevail. I got a good deal on...

I like my s-works prevail. I got a good deal on it, otherwise I wouldnít have spent that much. It disappears on my head. I will fork over the money for another some time in the future.
07-12-18, 02:55 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,788
Posted By deapee

How has this conversation gone on so long? ...

How has this conversation gone on so long?

It takes more power to move a heavier object up a gradient.
It takes more power to accelerate a heavier object.
It takes more fuel to produce more...
07-10-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By deapee

Pepper Ricochet - available from amazon or...

Pepper Ricochet - available from amazon or retailers (near Pittsburgh).
07-09-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By deapee

You could find and replace in notepad++ on...

You could find and replace in notepad++ on ďhr>230Ē - ďhr>170Ē. And just do that X number of times for like 230, 229, 228, etc...

This is funny because I actually do stuff like this for work....
07-04-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By deapee

Well if you want accuracy down to interval and...

Well if you want accuracy down to interval and recovery periods, Iíve found that there is nothing more accurate than a chest strap. I use the Garmin premium and have nothing negative to say about it....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,822
Posted By deapee

Just put your privacy setting on ďprivate by...

Just put your privacy setting on ďprivate by defaultĒ so you can still track all your rides for yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-18, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By deapee

Of the three, Iíd get the Cannondale. If...

Of the three, Iíd get the Cannondale.

If value for the dollar is utmost priority, Iíd look at Fuji honestly. Or maybe Giant.
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