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08-09-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By bikebikebike

Types of yellow Powertap LYC Cervo / Should there be a separate Bike Computer Sub fo

How many types of yellow Powertap LYC Cervo are there and what are their compatabilities?
I picked up a model#: CPU+
and am trying to identify it among the several models out there
there isn't a...
08-06-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,467
Posted By bikebikebike

Foldies really should be better categorized as ...

Foldies really should be better categorized as

Collapsible, lug-able, drag-able , pack-able, stash-able.

Roll able on anything other than smooth flooring, not so...
08-05-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 445
Posted By bikebikebike

Old wheels in good repair are easy to find....

Old wheels in good repair are easy to find. Prolly cost less than a set of spokes. Often free with some hunting.
Wheel building is not tough and a new set of spokes and nipples ~$35, takes an...
08-05-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Posted By bikebikebike

Lemme see over 50 prolly on aspirin or maybe...

Lemme see
over 50
prolly on aspirin or maybe blood thinner, statisticly as a group.
Helmet with impaired shock absorption from age
Gee, what could possibly go wrong?

it's not like TBI, CTE, or...
08-05-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,146
Posted By bikebikebike

1)This AIN'T nutrtional, lytes or hydration,...

1)This AIN'T nutrtional, lytes or hydration, though that can make it worse.
2) We recover slower at age and heat is as much an exertional stress as exercise
3) Get. a stress echo and note your max...
08-05-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By bikebikebike

What you are referring to is a peak flow meter. ...

What you are referring to is a peak flow meter.
Great tool with limitations.

Make sure you have a good professional diagnosis.
My buddy's "asthma" on rides, proved to be advanced 4 vessel...
08-05-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By bikebikebike

I have wrist neuropathies that annoy , and while...

I have wrist neuropathies that annoy , and while your solutions are more elegant, I have been known to use pipe insulation and pool noodles
as padding.
They are good for trials when seeing what...
08-05-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,635
Posted By bikebikebike

If you can handle the gymnastics needed to get in...

If you can handle the gymnastics needed to get in and out, recumbent trikes are a good move, post op.
No falling over, stable pedaling base. Easy to pause. non straddle seat. Mounting may be easier...
08-05-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By bikebikebike

they are fine watch some vids drink a beer ...

they are fine
watch some vids
drink a beer
do the job
commune with you bike, it's easy an sorta fun
08-05-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,385
Posted By bikebikebike

I wake up i the morning and let what isn't...

I wake up i the morning
and let what isn't hurting
steer the choice of the day's bike to ride.
08-03-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By bikebikebike

Thanks Barry: It's a system for sure. Your...

Thanks Barry: It's a system for sure. Your experience mirrors mine.
Watching performance ceilings decrease with age, with the personal exertion experience metrics changing,
I wanted to quantitate...
08-03-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By bikebikebike

Thanks I want to train for fitness, and am...

Thanks
I want to train for fitness, and am prolly 45years older than the guys these things are focused on.
Can go all day at 60rpm/120watts, but get exhausted on what some of the racer's workouts...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-03-20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By bikebikebike

For $6000, I could hire a porter, or a host of...

For $6000, I could hire a porter, or a host of turbaned ruffians, to carry it for me.
07-29-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,613
Posted By bikebikebike

I have lost most of my CO2 cartridges to the TSA,...

I have lost most of my CO2 cartridges to the TSA, fortunately, never lost a pump.
Pumps are bigger but their weight comes in close, and this ain't a pit stop, so speed isn't a big deal.
CO2 gives...
07-29-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By bikebikebike

Similar question with Hammerhead Karoo: 1) Will...

Similar question with Hammerhead Karoo:
1) Will it import from other than TrainerRoad? Basic or Premium?
2) What programs available without charge can create Structured Workouts, in what file...
07-29-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,223
Posted By bikebikebike

Second on Magene from ebay, great but slow ship...

Second on Magene from ebay, great but slow ship @$~15, BT or ANT+ and will do cadence OR speed. Needs bike computer or phone display.
Metronome is ~$10 and helps you pace, needs no display,...
07-22-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,693
Posted By bikebikebike

, Oh I read it. with shock not trolling, but...

, Oh I read it.
with shock
not trolling, but the range of ideas has the above quoted stuff awash in so much dangerously ill considered stuff that it is shocking.
Riders of all ages and especially...
07-22-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,693
Posted By bikebikebike

This is the 50+ board ,right? The discussion on...

This is the 50+ board ,right? The discussion on hydration here makes about as much sense as trusting the stop light enough to blindly cross the street.
Not paying attention to appropriate hydration...
07-22-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3,218
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 452,251
Posted By bikebikebike

I think it's okay for people of any age to use...

I think it's okay for people of any age to use clipped in petals rather than flat petals

And I think it's perfectly okay for 87-year-old women to wear micro tennis dresses.
I mean, what could...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By bikebikebike

I am big into foldies and none of them roll for...

I am big into foldies and none of them roll for beans. Lugable, hard to lift due to their bulk and weight, for a feeble old guy like me.
Best thing I have done is emulating the Brompton GOrack ($$...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By bikebikebike

I am a big fan of the 3x9 Sturmey archer hub ...

I am a big fan of the 3x9 Sturmey archer hub
about $130 in parts to build up but a good ratio option.
Not a hard build, competitive with the messing around with the other options.
07-06-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By bikebikebike

Appreciate the help Cannibalizing is probably...

Appreciate the help
Cannibalizing is probably going to have to stay up there a a source, despite it feeling so wasteful.
Where I live there isn't a "Yellow Bike" coop like I have seen in places...
07-06-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By bikebikebike

Need Cheap/baseline Parts source for low end restorations

I have a hobby fixing up discards
I am looking for a source for Basic inexpensive parts for restoring old bikes, mostly for kids and folks who just need an inexpensive bike.

Part searching has...
07-05-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 40,588
Posted By bikebikebike

This was murder, not a high grade, but murder. ...

This was murder, not a high grade, but murder.
Intoxication does not free one from responsibility. It is active negligence and an equivalent of intent.
The concept of killing in the context of...
07-04-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,604
Posted By bikebikebike

RRM vs HRM

gotcha on that.
I have a Wahoo Tickr that pairs better with my Hammerhead Karoo on ANT+, and decently, though less stably with my iPhone6,
used to pair with the Karoo occ to cross check the GPS on...
07-04-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,805
Posted By bikebikebike

Most lights are hard to adjust after setting out,...

Most lights are hard to adjust after setting out, and this is a problem.

How does the slow pulse that Light&Motion lights use work for you?
There is a slow pulse on the Cygolite tail lights, too,...
07-04-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 40,588
Posted By bikebikebike

Because the US believes in incarceration. ...

Because the US believes in incarceration.
Largest prison population on the earth.
07-04-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By bikebikebike

he was wearing a mask

he was wearing a mask
07-04-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,604
Posted By bikebikebike

HRM are popular ? are there Respiratory Rate...

HRM are popular
? are there Respiratory Rate Monitors? I have only been able to locate hospital monitors and baby sleep apnea oriented ones , best worn for sleep.
Using HR variability, as some...
07-04-20, 02:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,477
Posted By bikebikebike

Exertional scales and a watch are every bit as...

Exertional scales and a watch are every bit as good for initial use as fancy sensors, and many common smart phones have route mapping functions.
Just noting mileage and time is a solid start. Will...
06-26-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By bikebikebike

Great discussion. You seem to be on the right...

Great discussion. You seem to be on the right track.
Personally I would rather buy stuff than ride, but there are some great proxies to use to train and help you see if you need other stuff.
The...
06-26-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By bikebikebike

Oring/O-ring Boring. What governs stretch?

I have several sensors mounting with Orings and they break over time. When going to a Hardware store I am seeing a lot of variability in oring elasticity/stretch, which is a big deal in sensor...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-22-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By bikebikebike

I have a Schlumpf MD on my ICE XL trike with a...

I have a Schlumpf MD on my ICE XL trike with a Rollie, and they compliment well. The 3x9 rear hubs like the DuoDrive get most of that done at a lower price. Not as elegant, but accessible price.
I...
06-21-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 974
Posted By bikebikebike

I tallied it up the other day, and I have to take...

I tallied it up the other day, and I have to take care of 68 tires, in my world.
You get fluent with use.
If I only had 2 or maybe 6, it would be different.
06-21-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,041
Posted By bikebikebike

Put wheel in the freezer? Some combos are the...

Put wheel in the freezer?
Some combos are the devil himself, but this is a good review of where he comes from.
Worst part is some dude with a vid doing some other combo bare handed and staring at...
06-21-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 614
Posted By bikebikebike

i really wish that pads came with an "expiration"...

i really wish that pads came with an "expiration" date, esp "new"ones.
They age and get overlooked
'"They still have meat on them"
Um, is not the right answer
06-05-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,578
Posted By bikebikebike

Security is a system, not an appliance. I'm not...

Security is a system, not an appliance.
I'm not going to run errands on a $5000 bike
My tour moto got parked where it could be watched, not necessarily by me
Cables are perfect to keep snatch and...
06-05-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,006
Posted By bikebikebike

Announcing "÷n Your Left" on the MUP also lets...

Announcing "÷n Your Left" on the MUP also lets the silent jerk passing you know you are swinging out
and sending him into the weeds.
You did check your mirror, rear, right?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-05-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By bikebikebike

Wheelbuilding, though intimidating, has a much...

Wheelbuilding, though intimidating, has a much easier entry than you might think. It's my relaxation, and the smaller wheels are easier to true up.
You really just need a screwdriver and spoke...
06-05-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By bikebikebike

Who was cyclist beaten in NYC 6/5?

Has probably lost his Cannondale, and I'm up for a GoFund me to help.
˜50th and Third or near Cadman Plaza ? ( conflicting reports) night of 6/4. google if you need to see it.
Many bikes lost to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By bikebikebike

Consider a 3 speed rear with narrow spaced 9...

Consider a 3 speed rear with narrow spaced 9 speed cassette on non Brompton set ups.
A bit heavier , but simpler and given to folding. Brommies are a bear because the narrow OCD IGH's have al kinds...
06-01-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,218
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 452,251
Posted By bikebikebike

He got off easy. I'm lucky to have escaped from...

He got off easy.
I'm lucky to have escaped from the LBS with my mortal soul.
Fortunately, I called my sponsor and she talked to them.
Got them down to $2,900
and my eldest.


Thanks jppe
I...
05-31-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3,218
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 452,251
Posted By bikebikebike

I am nearing 70, active, now doing an average of...

I am nearing 70, active, now doing an average of 120 miles a month, and am plateauing at a cadence of 70 and about an hour.
My back has gotten a lot better so I can ride a Trek 1500 with a 3x8, and...
05-30-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By bikebikebike

1) Non specific answers applied to very specific...

1) Non specific answers applied to very specific problem, with limited data. You could easily spend more on dodads than the cost of a good assessment with followup.
It's not expensive if it works....
05-30-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,282
Posted By bikebikebike

Great thread. Bone and mineral metabolism are...

Great thread. Bone and mineral metabolism are exceedingly complex and have lots of moving parts ( variables).
Until the procedure$ of the current blood tests and DEXA $canning were available there...
05-30-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By bikebikebike

Wow, you really got screwed.

Wow, you really got screwed.
05-30-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,038
Posted By bikebikebike

Great thread. Good pointers on technique. Let...

Great thread. Good pointers on technique.
Let me to continue to indulge my contrarian nature and take a chance on reflecting on the fact that clips are a racing tool that may not always be...
05-28-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3,218
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 452,251
Posted By bikebikebike

I am looking for an age specific training...

I am looking for an age specific training approach.
I have been riding a steady 80-100 miles a month in 5-10 mile chunks and not making much progress on my steady 12mph.
The training and coaching...
05-27-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,443
Posted By bikebikebike

Over 60, I am at my watts end, as well. I am...

Over 60, I am at my watts end, as well.

I am having trouble finding training/logging that is less intensive and fitness / rehab like in its nature than facebooky tri sport jock oriented.

Good...
05-27-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,038
Posted By bikebikebike

I think EVERYONE who has used clipless has fallen...

I think EVERYONE who has used clipless has fallen at some time and not gotten their feet both loose and untangled before landing.
Maybe not 100% but close enough.
This is the Over 50 board, Flat...
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