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Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,373
Posted By Square Wheels

Hmm, seems posts either disappear from here, or...

Hmm, seems posts either disappear from here, or get deleted without warning. Not a very friendly approach. Between that, and the new look, I guess I'll visit less.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,373
Posted By Square Wheels

Nope. Just semi-politely commenting that this is...

Nope. Just semi-politely commenting that this is a hideous "upgrade". I used to use vB, when Kier left it feel apart and I upgraded to better software. This is still a horribly outdated version of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,373
Posted By Square Wheels

Forum software from the 70s, this is awesome. ...

Forum software from the 70s, this is awesome. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-18, 07:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,408
Posted By Square Wheels

I realized after I posted it, I posted the wrong...

I realized after I posted it, I posted the wrong bike.
Here is the one I lust after.

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,408
Posted By Square Wheels

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-17, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By Square Wheels

Yup, logged on, got a forced update, barely...

Yup, logged on, got a forced update, barely worked.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-17, 09:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,541
Posted By Square Wheels

I've noticed that. So, keeping it in the 50 / 11...

I've noticed that. So, keeping it in the 50 / 11 combo will reduce that problem?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-17, 02:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,541
Posted By Square Wheels

I got mine a couple of weeks ago. What is this...

I got mine a couple of weeks ago. What is this death spiral you speak of?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,647
Posted By Square Wheels

I'm not crazy about the trainer either, but cold...

I'm not crazy about the trainer either, but cold temps, slush, snow, salt, potholes you can't see, narrow roads, no daylight... It's tough to ride outside in New England in the winter.

I put a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-17, 06:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,016
Posted By Square Wheels

Mine arrive Tuesday. :)

Mine arrive Tuesday. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-17, 01:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,016
Posted By Square Wheels

I wish I never opened this thread, now I NEED a...

I wish I never opened this thread, now I NEED a Kick 17 and the soon to be released Climb add on.
Forum: Foo
10-30-17, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8,956
Views: 993,949
Posted By Square Wheels

That game was this past weekend. The score was...

That game was this past weekend. The score was tied 1, 1. There was 0.9 seconds left in overtime, all but assured it was going to a shoot out. Scored with 0.4 seconds left.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,895,621
Posted By Square Wheels

I love this color scheme. Do you have a pic from...

I love this color scheme. Do you have a pic from the top? Is it blended? A sharp line between colors?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-17, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Square Wheels

More space in your garage?

More space in your garage?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19,610
Views: 4,173,541
Posted By Square Wheels

Got two from Western Bike Works, 159 each. ...

Got two from Western Bike Works, 159 each. Pretty good deal. My wife and I love them, great safety assistant.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-17, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19,610
Views: 4,173,541
Posted By Square Wheels

https://static.garmincdn.com/en/products/010-01509...

https://static.garmincdn.com/en/products/010-01509-00/v/cf-lg.jpg

Got one for me and my wife, love it.
07-04-17, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,430
Posted By Square Wheels

Not everyone watches it live, my wife and I often...

Not everyone watches it live, my wife and I often watch it later in the day, but we are on vacation so might watch it a day or two later. I work hard to avoid learning who won a stage, or any drama...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-17, 01:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,403
Posted By Square Wheels

Smaller feet.

Smaller feet.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-17, 08:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,201
Posted By Square Wheels

I bought this, sadly my head is too big, it's...

I bought this, sadly my head is too big, it's going back.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-17, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,751
Posted By Square Wheels

How many miles from a pair of shoes?

My Specialized shoes are starting to separate at the back. I don't think they owe me anything. Been though a lot of rain, and 10,000 miles or so. Does that seem about right? I'll probably just...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By Square Wheels

We ride Conti 4000 also. For the first time ever...

We ride Conti 4000 also. For the first time ever my wife probably wore one out. We usually get massive gashes in them that can't be repaired.

To me the tire "looks" fine, but the wear indicators...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-17, 07:46 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 19,411
Posted By Square Wheels

I agree, you will need all of those things.

I agree, you will need all of those things.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-17, 05:56 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,244
Posted By Square Wheels

Mt. Washington. 7.6 miles, average 12%. No flat...

Mt. Washington. 7.6 miles, average 12%. No flat spots. Like the crazies that run it say (:innocent:), there's only one hill.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,314
Posted By Square Wheels

You probably need a wheel alignment.

You probably need a wheel alignment.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-17, 06:01 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 214,959
Posted By Square Wheels

Wow, you had me sold until this part. That's...

Wow, you had me sold until this part. That's pretty heavy for a mid range / high end bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-16, 09:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,824
Posted By Square Wheels

I got the remote wireless resistance option, it...

I got the remote wireless resistance option, it works great, but honestly, I never use it. I like that they have a modest amount of resistance built in and is more than I need. As an example, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-16, 07:25 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,824
Posted By Square Wheels

I agree, I didn't find them easy at all. I went...

I agree, I didn't find them easy at all. I went with the "nice ones". I got thrown off a few times, banged up my knee pretty good the last time, then the rollers sat unused in my basement for over...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-16, 06:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,059
Posted By Square Wheels

Yup, plus if you're new to rollers, build some...

Yup, plus if you're new to rollers, build some training wheels for them.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-16, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By Square Wheels

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFQdLLKxiww

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFQdLLKxiww
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,527
Posted By Square Wheels

Sorry, yes chest strap. Yesterday I was on a...

Sorry, yes chest strap. Yesterday I was on a short, but intense ride. I was plenty sweaty. It worked fine for the first 2 hours, but then stopped reading altogether, then displayed impossible...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,527
Posted By Square Wheels

Looking for a new heart rate monitor

I've gone through a few Garmin monitors. Kinda tired of them failing in the middle of a ride.

Any other suggestions to pair with a Garmin 1000? Just looking for heart rate.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,835
Posted By Square Wheels

I understand. I guess when I see cross chaining...

I understand. I guess when I see cross chaining posts, I imagine there are cassette police out there waiting to flog me for abusing my drivetrain.

If I eat up a chain and cassette a little faster...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-16, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,835
Posted By Square Wheels

If the engineers who built these combinations...

If the engineers who built these combinations don't want me to use them, why put them there?
I ride what works for me, if I cross chain, so be it.
When things wear out, I'll replace them.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-16, 06:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,837
Posted By Square Wheels

I would click Like, but we don't seem to have...

I would click Like, but we don't seem to have that here. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-16, 06:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,837
Posted By Square Wheels

I suspect they are trying, but I find this...

I suspect they are trying, but I find this software hideous. It looks like and functions like it's from the 70s.
I also find it interesting that IB bought vB. Immediately after, the developers...
06-22-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 33,040
Posted By Square Wheels

Yup, the 70's called and they're looking for...

Yup, the 70's called and they're looking for their missing software. :p

I run two forums, I used to use vB until they were bought by IB and all of the developers left. I find it curious that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-16, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19,610
Views: 4,173,541
Posted By Square Wheels

The previous lenses were also Oakley.

The previous lenses were also Oakley.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-16, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19,610
Views: 4,173,541
Posted By Square Wheels

My previous lenses were polarized. My current...

My previous lenses were polarized. My current ones are not. Now I know why I could not read my Garmin.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By Square Wheels

I got prescription Oakley Flak 2.0 XL from...

I got prescription Oakley Flak 2.0 XL from SportRx. Far from inexpensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By Square Wheels

I love good customer support stories, I also...

I love good customer support stories, I also really like Garmin.
I have a Garmin 1000, Vector 2 pedals, vivofit (original), Fenix2 for running, Virb EX and I'm sure other Garmin things I forgot...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19,610
Views: 4,173,541
Posted By Square Wheels

I was thinking I might, for now I'm going to take...

I was thinking I might, for now I'm going to take the battery out of the PT. I believe dcrainmaker did this comparison a while ago with multiple meters.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19,610
Views: 4,173,541
Posted By Square Wheels

Got a decent deal on the pedals. Wanted to see...

Got a decent deal on the pedals. Wanted to see the data per foot. Won't keep these wheels forever, so I like the idea of having it pedal based.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19,610
Views: 4,173,541
Posted By Square Wheels

I still have them, might sell them. Wanna buy...

I still have them, might sell them. Wanna buy them? Nice wheels, good price. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-16, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19,610
Views: 4,173,541
Posted By Square Wheels

These are being installed today. 520727

These are being installed today.
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By Square Wheels

Do you have red or yellow cleats? The red have...

Do you have red or yellow cleats? The red have no float.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-16, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19,610
Views: 4,173,541
Posted By Square Wheels

I had a pair of Oakley's for a couple of years. ...

I had a pair of Oakley's for a couple of years. Road in everything with them, including getting pretty dirty on some wet ride. Still no scratches. If they scratch, they do.
03-21-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By Square Wheels

It's one of the few times they close the road,...

It's one of the few times they close the road, and I appreciate the suggestion, but I don't think that will work. It's not that wide of a road and a fairly steady 12%.
03-21-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By Square Wheels

Yes, it's a standard compact. I'd consider going...

Yes, it's a standard compact. I'd consider going to a triple just for this ride, but if I can get a 36 on the rear, that should be enough. If it's not, I don't think I'll make it up anyhow. :)
03-21-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By Square Wheels

Excellent, thanks! I'll likely see if I can get...

Excellent, thanks! I'll likely see if I can get a 36 and delude myself into think I'll only use it if needed. I'll probably need it within 10 minutes.

As for renting a bike, that's a great idea...
03-21-16, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By Square Wheels

OK, I'll need to wait until I get home. All I...

OK, I'll need to wait until I get home. All I know is Ultegra.
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