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09-29-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 17
Posted By Barry2

Heart rate controlled erg

Can the resistance of a Kickr be controlled by heart rate.

I wish to dial in a heart rate and have the resistance vary to maintain my chosen HR

Thanks

Barry
09-29-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By Barry2

Options

I own a smart bike. I considered Peloton but it appeared to be a closed standard.
My Wahoo Kickr Bike has so many more software options available.

Personally I was not enamored with Zwift. It was...
09-28-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By Barry2

I have the Wahoo Kickr Bike and Wahoo associated...

I have the Wahoo Kickr Bike and Wahoo associated extras.
I am extremely happy with it and the support from Wahoo.

It's always ready to go, completely adjustable. I can even choose what gearing...
09-26-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Barry2

No chain whip required for a Freewheel. Whip...

No chain whip required for a Freewheel. Whip required to remove a cassette from a Freehub.

Barry
09-26-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Barry2

Freehub

OP states ďbrake rotorĒ so surely it has to be a Freehub and not Freewheel.

Barry
09-25-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 924
Posted By Barry2

$13 per 100 nets, don't cheap out on me now! ...

$13 per 100 nets, don't cheap out on me now!
That is $0.13 each and a 100 minimum order.

Yes, give them away, nobody "needs" 100. Play the nice guy on Group Rides through a Bee farm !
RSBOB, PM...
09-24-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By Barry2

After spending so much $$$$ being able to do them...

After spending so much $$$$ being able to do them indoors, I never really considered that option.
I'll see if I can get my road bike into ERG mode.

:)

Barry
09-24-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,042
Posted By Barry2

I've always just looked over my shoulder, even at...

I've always just looked over my shoulder, even at 56yrs.
Recently purchased the compact sized Bike Peddler Take A Look Cycling Eyeglass Mirror and been out on 2-3 rides with it.
I have it mounted...
09-24-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By Barry2

Honestly, with my expectations reset to 3% and...

Honestly, with my expectations reset to 3% and lower per month, I've not done a single interval since.
The cost was simply too high.
I was riding intervals to get stronger for my outdoor rides. I...
09-24-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Barry2

Phone

If you're on a Phone.... you can take it with you into the "Good Bathroom".

Barry

EDIT: I'm on PC and do see the OP's yellow shirt. FYI
09-21-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,693
Posted By Barry2

Did you find this..... post #16...

Did you find this..... post #16 (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1121976-need-th-fh10-tool-ten-minutes.html) regarding removal

Barry
09-21-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By Barry2

Bung

I'd fashion a bung from a Staedtler Mars Plastic Eraser (https://smile.amazon.com/Staedtler-526-50-Plastic-Erasers/dp/B004HIW02M/ref=sr_1_7?dchild=1&keywords=staedtler+eraser&qid=1600713141&sr=8-7)...
09-19-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Barry2

I'd rather go with a little Blue Loctite to keep...

I'd rather go with a little Blue Loctite to keep em from backing out, than wrench hard on them.

Barry
09-18-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 581
Posted By Barry2

"elucidate"...

"elucidate" (https://www.google.com/search?q=elucidate&rlz=1C1CHMO_enUS502US502&oq=Elucidate&aqs=chrome.0.0l8.3229j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8) I had to look that one up!

:)

Barry
09-18-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 581
Posted By Barry2

ok so with cable still unattached are you are...

ok so with cable still unattached are you are able to set the limit screws correctly?
such that you can by hand move the RD through all gears with no chain drops?
09-17-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 581
Posted By Barry2

You refer to “pulling the cable” and “pushing the...

You refer to “pulling the cable” and “pushing the RD” to align with the smallest cog.

Remove the cable from the RD.
Back out both H &L limiting screws.
The RD under the power of its own spring...
09-16-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By Barry2

56yrs & 205 pounds Drove a desk for decades,...

56yrs & 205 pounds
Drove a desk for decades, returned to Cycling Dec 2019

>66 Asleep (and still dropping)
72 resting (Fitbit) and still dropping
Bike I've hit 172 FTP testing. More usually on...
09-15-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 923
Posted By Barry2

Substitution

I'm an Electronic Engineer.
One of the best tools when troubleshooting any issue, is substitution.
Being able to replace a suspect item with a known good one can save hours.

If you work on your...
09-14-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 638
Posted By Barry2

Tighten until it snaps, then backoff 1/2 turn. ...

Tighten until it snaps, then backoff 1/2 turn.

Barry
09-14-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 557
Posted By Barry2

Just to be clear... as other have mentioned ...

Just to be clear... as other have mentioned

Old style freewheel.
You hold the wheel and unscrew the entire Freewheel (with cogs) from the wheel
You must not use a chain whip! - you will be...
09-14-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 4,409
Posted By Barry2

If I were getting PAID large sums to be outside,...

If I were getting PAID large sums to be outside, I might just go out at 200.
But alas, I'm not, so I'll hold off and wait for better numbers.

"A man has to know his limitations"

Barry
09-14-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By Barry2

+1 on Torx bit. Bin there, got the t-shirt! ...

+1 on Torx bit.

Bin there, got the t-shirt!

Barry
09-14-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 638
Posted By Barry2

Torque

Welcome to BF.
Sometimes it's just nice to work on your own stuff.
For the cost of a torque wrench, you get a lifetime of comfort.

I'm an IT guy... I tell customers "if you don't trust...
09-12-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Barry2

Polarity is likely the same, so look at the...

Polarity is likely the same, so look at the Output Voltage rating on both power supplies and are they both AC or DC.
If incorrect supply is Output Voltage is higher, or AC instead of DC, you likely...
09-12-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 932
Posted By Barry2

I use Kitchen scales. Weight on the Front...

I use Kitchen scales.

Weight on the Front whee + Weight on the rear wheel = bike weight.

Barry
09-11-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 4,409
Posted By Barry2

I'm not saying the air is bad today, but if I...

I'm not saying the air is bad today, but if I rode outside, I'd have to clean the chain on my return.
:notamused:

Barry
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By Barry2

I suspect the temperature related compensation...

I suspect the temperature related compensation relies more on precision and less on accuracy.

Barry

OH and yes 1.7.1 was released a couple days ago...... Stages Gen3 Firmware change log...
09-11-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By Barry2

OK... Iíll take my 3%/month and smile. Seems that...

OK... Iíll take my 3%/month and smile. Seems that is typical or even sort after.

Thanks all

mischief expectations managed.

Barry
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By Barry2

Thanks for the follow up. Stages never did...

Thanks for the follow up.
Stages never did reply to my ticket.

Barry
09-10-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 4,409
Posted By Barry2

I like my Kickr bike... but not nearly enough...

I like my Kickr bike... but not nearly enough "risk" compared to playing with the traffic outdoors.
So I ebay'ed a set of Rollers yesterday and now I'm trying to break my neck using them.

It's...
09-10-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By Barry2

It is hollowtech....... there are no DS splines....

It is hollowtech....... there are no DS splines. The DS Spider is permanently attached to the BB shaft.

Barry
09-10-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Barry2

North Pole Cable

Wow thanks for that!
I spent 45mins running around North Pole Engineerings website. They have some wonderful and unique stuff there.
That ďCableĒ device seems to be a great way to get past the...
09-09-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By Barry2

Bear in mind that there are three bolts. Simply...

Bear in mind that there are three bolts. Simply tightening the two metal Hex bolts in the side of the NDS crank arm won't do the trick.
The plastic pre-load bolt/cap is the one that pulls the crank...
09-09-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 4,409
Posted By Barry2

Dust Bunny

The Dust Bunny is not amused !
Barry

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Dust Bunny 09/09/2020
09-09-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By Barry2

Marylander, How are you training? How many...

Marylander,
How are you training?
How many hours / week?
How are you testing your FTP?

Thanks

Barry

Me...
09-09-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By Barry2

WOW, I had expected that the splines in the crank...

WOW, I had expected that the splines in the crank arm would have been a little chewed on the inside edge of the crank arm.
Yours are chewed, what appears to be all the way across except for the last...
09-08-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By Barry2

At 56 I started cycling again last December after...

At 56 I started cycling again last December after almost 40 years. Found out not only had I got old (a relative observation) but also got slow.
Worse news yet, my 56 yr old college buddy can hold...
09-08-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By Barry2

I use mine for cassette removal. Great support...

I use mine for cassette removal. Great support and does not scratch anything.
Bonus - catches parts and tools you drop.

Barry
09-08-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,195
Posted By Barry2

61cm

I'm 6"1" and riding a Cervelo R3 61cm.
It is defiantly too large.
I had to replace the 100mm stem with a 70mm and the 25mm seat post with a zero setback post.
It is still not ideal. But I'm...
09-08-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By Barry2

Months 1&2 Mon Wed Fri Sun - Outdoor Tue Thur...

Months 1&2
Mon Wed Fri Sun - Outdoor
Tue Thur Sat - Indoor Sessions ~1hr each

Month 3
I'm just starting and it swaps Wednesday to Indoor session.

Barry
09-08-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By Barry2

Yes, I test at the end of month and enter my new...

Yes, I test at the end of month and enter my new FTP level into the Software. This sets the stress level for the next month.

I just wonder what might be considered a successful month.
I'm not...
09-08-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By Barry2

Intervals & anticipated FTP improvement

OK... so all humans are different, so I'm only looking for a rule of thumb

I'm 56 and been cycling since December. My FTP is well below 200 and needs a boost.
I've been doing the FulGaz FTP...
09-08-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,351
Posted By Barry2

FulGaz FTP Program - Keen - Month 3

09/08/2020
Despite poor test results, I've decided to move on to Month 3 (Week 9-12).
These last 4 weeks up the game with an extra session each week (total 4 sessions)
I will attempt the 4...
09-08-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 924
Posted By Barry2

Here is a solution you might try....

Here is a solution you might try. (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1199642-bee-magnet-insects-helmet.html#post21443965)
At $13 per 100..... YES, one hundred. It's a cheap fix....
09-07-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By Barry2

yer dun good!

yer dun good!
09-07-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By Barry2

Maybe the fact that you arrived asking "Why not"...

Maybe the fact that you arrived asking "Why not" instead of being proactive, offering help, and telling "How to".

Barry
09-07-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By Barry2

sorry I canít help with your post count :) ...

sorry I canít help with your post count

:)

Why do you think your reply is pointless ?
09-07-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,351
Posted By Barry2

FulGaz FTP Program - Keen - End Month 2 FTP Test

09/04/2020
I started Month 2 at 155W FTP.
I have now completed the end of month 2 test twice.
Friday A 159W result. Only a 2.8% FTP increase. Although I felt at the end of the test I could have...
09-07-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Barry2

Kickr + Apple TV

Ref. Apple TV for cycling App. In my case I've used Zwift, Bkool & FulGaz.
If you use the Kickr Trainer for both Cadence and Power that will take a single BLE channel.
That leaves a BLE channel for...
09-07-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By Barry2

On a regular tubed wheel, the rim has a lip on...

On a regular tubed wheel, the rim has a lip on the inside to retain the tire.
The tube presses the bead of tire against this lip to keep the tire on the rim.

With a tubeless wheel the lip on the...
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