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04-27-14, 04:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,937
Posted By kingsqueak

Just checking back in on this. Still working...

Just checking back in on this. Still working well, been solid for me.

The concerns around the software have all been addressed with the new releases of Sigma Datacenter, 3.3 I think is the...
12-16-13, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By kingsqueak

Studs will make it worse, same with motorcycle...

Studs will make it worse, same with motorcycle tires too.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-13, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,547
Posted By kingsqueak

What's the quote? "It doesn't get easier, it...

What's the quote? "It doesn't get easier, it only gets more expensive."
Forum: Touring
12-02-13, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By kingsqueak

Pretty cool, the e-ink screen is a clever idea,...

Pretty cool, the e-ink screen is a clever idea, may make for long battery life and certainly will be nice and visible.
Forum: Touring
12-01-13, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By kingsqueak

Padded case, something in neoprene would be good...

Padded case, something in neoprene would be good and a ZipLoc Freezer bag to stow it in for water resistance. The freezer bags are heavier plastic and have heavier zips on them.

Don't rely on...
11-29-13, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By kingsqueak

The Berto Tire Pressure app for Android says 82 R...

The Berto Tire Pressure app for Android says 82 R and 67 F based on your weight and the tire size so you are in the ballpark. This can vary with the tire type too but should be close.

I've put...
11-29-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By kingsqueak

Your biggest concern is to simply check air...

Your biggest concern is to simply check air pressure _every_ ride. Keep your tires aired to spec and you will have no trouble. The LHT and the rims it has are burly all around. Maintaining proper...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-13, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,091
Posted By kingsqueak

You need to ease yourself back into it. I...

You need to ease yourself back into it.

I like to start with 52/11 gearing on a fixed setup after a break. You may find yourself spinning this out though. If you skip the brakes it will help...
11-25-13, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,108
Posted By kingsqueak

If you were pedaling with the arches of your foot...

If you were pedaling with the arches of your foot it will take a while for your muscles to adjust. I would also suggest a basic fitting to get seat height and fore/aft configured by someone who knows...
Forum: Foo
11-25-13, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By kingsqueak

Could be a few categories... intrusion...

Could be a few categories...

intrusion detection system
intrusion prevention system
malware prevention system

There are a few twists and subcategories but those are the most likely.

There...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-13, 09:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,986
Posted By kingsqueak

Getting sand or grit or a bug in the eye is not...

Getting sand or grit or a bug in the eye is not great. Main problem is if it happens while you are in heavy traffic and a spot you can't easily pull over. It may not occur to you most other times but...
Forum: Foo
11-25-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,399
Posted By kingsqueak

Yup. The kindle is Android underneath. The Kindle...

Yup. The kindle is Android underneath. The Kindle app works well.

A Chromebook would not be great for reading if you are an eBook reader.
Forum: Foo
11-24-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,399
Posted By kingsqueak

Tablets Great for reading, music, watching...

Tablets

Great for reading, music, watching movies. Content consumption.

Want to start typing?...miserable.

If you like posting on forums consider a Chromebook like the Acer C720. Basically...
11-23-13, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By kingsqueak

One tip register a username on their site with...

One tip register a username on their site with your license key and download the most recent update. This ensures it will export your data properly to FIT format and you can use other online sites...
Forum: Foo
11-22-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 658
Posted By kingsqueak

I wouldn't monitor it. My step-son was permitted...

I wouldn't monitor it. My step-son was permitted to have email from a bit younger age and we didn't go sifting through it. He grew up with full internet access basically.

Email to me is a lot...
11-20-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,033
Posted By kingsqueak

You are really short cutting, a real pro would...

You are really short cutting, a real pro would simply mount a Whelen Engineering aircraft strobe to the helmet

http://www.whelen.com/images/_avi/Lightheads/a470a.jpg

You simply want to be seen....
Forum: Touring
11-20-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By kingsqueak

On my Ogre which is a 700c wheel setup, I went...

On my Ogre which is a 700c wheel setup, I went from 40mm Schwalbe Mondials on 23mm rims to 33mm rims with 60mm (2.35") Big Apples. If anything my avg speed is up with the Big Apples and the ride...
11-20-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,599
Posted By kingsqueak

It's terrain based... Fat tires are great...

It's terrain based...

Fat tires are great for really rough/nasty surfaces, sand, mud and snow.

They provide flotation and quite a lot of bump absorption...you can typically run them down at...
11-20-13, 11:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,802
Posted By kingsqueak

Things are far too soft and easy for people to be...

Things are far too soft and easy for people to be concerned over a word.

http://cdn.memegenerator.net/instances/500x/43162281.jpg
11-20-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By kingsqueak

Welcome, start slow so you don't get discouraged....

Welcome, start slow so you don't get discouraged.

I'm also a techie who hadn't been active for 15yrs or so and just started cycling again in July. The first 5 mile runs were not easy and I don't...
11-20-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,173
Posted By kingsqueak

Yeah...this.

Yeah...this.
11-20-13, 11:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,697
Posted By kingsqueak

Heh the guy got what he came looking for. Major...

Heh the guy got what he came looking for. Major crime? Certainly not, but he got what he asked for.
Forum: Touring
11-20-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,888
Posted By kingsqueak

From what you describe the straggler would be...

From what you describe the straggler would be right up your alley and having an Ogre with the discs, I really like the discs...particularly in the wet. The flexibility in tires and also using...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-13, 08:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,322
Posted By kingsqueak

Yeah heal up and start slow until you get your...

Yeah heal up and start slow until you get your legs back. You'll be fine.
11-19-13, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7,083
Views: 2,671,640
Posted By kingsqueak

Build looks great. The seat is sloped down quite...

Build looks great. The seat is sloped down quite a bit. If you feel like you are sliding forward on the seat or pushing back from the bars while riding, try dropping it a cm or two and leveling it...
Forum: Foo
11-19-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By kingsqueak

I wouldn't recommend or bother with antivirus. ...

I wouldn't recommend or bother with antivirus. If you don't open the phone to third party app installs (keep the apps to the google store only) you should be fine. It's like anything else on line,...
11-18-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 107,381
Posted By kingsqueak

Just finished reading Wheelmen. It changed my...

Just finished reading Wheelmen. It changed my perspective. Do I think he's some sort of a pariah? No. I think he was doing, better (doping), what many others were doing at the time. Someone...
11-18-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,517
Posted By kingsqueak

That is correct, NJ you have to remain as far...

That is correct, NJ you have to remain as far right as is practical for the road conditions. The statute says that to avoid a parked or stopped vehicle, to move left you must yield to other traffic...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-13, 12:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,403
Posted By kingsqueak

The three rules of roadside assistance. Gas,...

The three rules of roadside assistance.

Gas, grass or ass.
11-18-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,857
Posted By kingsqueak

Biggest tip from another clyde, don't let...

Biggest tip from another clyde, don't let momentum build up. Control the speed early and often. Cornering is a lot more solid if you weight the pedals too. Push up on the pedals enough to just...
Forum: Touring
11-09-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,991
Posted By kingsqueak

Should fit your rim no problem and will...

Should fit your rim no problem and will definitely clear the frame according to specs.

http://surlybikes.com/bikes/long_haul_trucker/frame_highlights

1mm won't really be noticeable as far as...
11-08-13, 03:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,639
Posted By kingsqueak

I've recently run DT TK-540 rims (23mm) with 40mm...

I've recently run DT TK-540 rims (23mm) with 40mm Schwalbe Marathon Mondial tires and also, because my frame can fit them, I'm now running Sun MTX 33mm rims with 60mm (2.35") Schwalbe Big Apple...
Forum: Foo
11-08-13, 02:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,344
Posted By kingsqueak

I would have just talked to them directly and...

I would have just talked to them directly and asked them to open a window. They likely didn't realize the smell was so obvious and dense and likely don't particularly want that anyway.

I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-13, 06:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,199
Posted By kingsqueak

A neat bit from the documentary Pedal (about bike...

A neat bit from the documentary Pedal (about bike messengers and on YouTube), one of the guys near the end is talking about how his bicycle is almost an evil entity. His bicycle constantly beckons...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-13, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By kingsqueak

Studded tires like these or Nokians or Schwalbes...

Studded tires like these or Nokians or Schwalbes would work better for sure, but you do need the snow to be cleared a bit first...below the axles would be good.
...
11-03-13, 07:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,937
Posted By kingsqueak

Yeah his reviews are excellent. I don't have the...

Yeah his reviews are excellent. I don't have the patience for that unless I really use all the features. So far the ROX has been great but I haven't uploaded a track to follow and likely won't... at...
11-02-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,891
Posted By kingsqueak

I got curious about running some 60mm Big Apples...

I got curious about running some 60mm Big Apples and ordered them up. At the same time I stumbled upon a set of Sun MTX 33 33mm rims on eBay all built with M525 hubs set up for discs. So I figured...
11-01-13, 01:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,937
Posted By kingsqueak

I just pinged Sigma finally to see if they have...

I just pinged Sigma finally to see if they have an SDK or at least a published spec to work from. Strava does have an API I just found out, so that's cool.

If Sigma plays ball and the spec is...
11-01-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,498
Posted By kingsqueak

FWIW if you are within a few cm's of the .883...

FWIW if you are within a few cm's of the .883 measurement you are close enough not to be overly concerned. There is variability in there for physiology and preference to an extent. In my case it...
10-31-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,003
Posted By kingsqueak

I really like my Avid BB7's. At 260lbs it is...

I really like my Avid BB7's. At 260lbs it is really nice to have brakes that work if they get wet. Rim technology has made braking better than it was on my bikes in the 80's...but back then I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,222
Posted By kingsqueak

BTW, this sounds almost exactly like exercise...

BTW, this sounds almost exactly like exercise induced asthma, though maybe a mild case. If I hit my full threshold, I'll be out of air and get to a point where I'm almost barking to get air in. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,222
Posted By kingsqueak

Had exercise induced when younger, though I don't...

Had exercise induced when younger, though I don't seem to reach that threshold the same way now at 45. My lungs will burn after a harder run though.

When I was smoking I wound up on Singulair and...
Forum: Foo
10-31-13, 05:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,474
Posted By kingsqueak

ESTJ I am here to ensure you all get things...

ESTJ

I am here to ensure you all get things "right" and will spend a lot of time explaining this to you.
10-29-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,937
Posted By kingsqueak

I haven't asked Sigma but I didn't see anything...

I haven't asked Sigma but I didn't see anything on their site either. Garmin years back said flatly no. I used to buy only Lowrance because they were open and welcoming for people to customize. I...
10-29-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By kingsqueak

I used to have hip pain and discovered my seat...

I used to have hip pain and discovered my seat was 7cm too high, having ridden that way for years. Now that it is correct, no more problems.

Do what the PT says too it will likely help you become...
10-29-13, 04:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,937
Posted By kingsqueak

My story started with the introduction of the...

My story started with the introduction of the Windows Registry in 1995. At the time, I wasn't making any money and the only definitive reference on the registry explaining all the keys was the MS...
10-28-13, 07:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,937
Posted By kingsqueak

Riding into a nasty head wind the other day I...

Riding into a nasty head wind the other day I wondered...

Has anyone ever put one of those anemometer modules on a bike computer? Gimmicky...but I bet people might buy it. Basically figure out...
10-28-13, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,679
Posted By kingsqueak

Saddle height is based on body mechanics and is...

Saddle height is based on body mechanics and is well established and is somewhat universal for anyone riding a bicycle.

When you stop a bicycle completely you shouldn't be seated. If you can...
10-28-13, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,775
Posted By kingsqueak

Power gets your power out more correctly, still...

Power gets your power out more correctly, still calories burned while producing that power will vary person to person. Some will burn less, some more.
10-28-13, 03:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,937
Posted By kingsqueak

Strava upload is simple, you just need to be sure...

Strava upload is simple, you just need to be sure you have the most current version of the Sigma Datacenter software is all.

You log a ride and save it.

Get home, attach the computer to the USB...
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