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04-13-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,576
Posted By donrhummy

Good bike store to rent in West or South-Coast Maui?

I looked online and found three bike stores that rent high end bikes but they all have horror stories! I am afraid to commit to any of them. Can anyone recommend a good shop?

The shops I found...
07-28-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,353
Posted By donrhummy

(Not in order) 1. Nibali attacking on stage...

(Not in order)

1. Nibali attacking on stage 2 when no one expected it.
2. Tony Martin's win on stage 9 (redemption for last time he tried that).
3. Tony Martin's power ride TT.
4. Jack Bauer's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By donrhummy

? I have never visited a location and been unable...

? I have never visited a location and been unable to find a bike to rent. It's not always a great bike, but there's always a road bike for rent somewhere. (could be expensive though) Boston is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-14, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By donrhummy

Why not rent from the bike stores in Boston?

Why not rent from the bike stores in Boston?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 05:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,468
Posted By donrhummy

ask if they'll price-match (you'd need to price...

ask if they'll price-match (you'd need to price match the full price plus tax and shipping).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,823
Posted By donrhummy

something is loose or broken or in...

something is loose or broken or in misconfiguration. After 1700 miles, I've had zero issues and no need to retune anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 05:13 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,880
Posted By donrhummy

I had to return 3 different shifters and 1...

I had to return 3 different shifters and 1 derailler. LBS told me this was common. LBS said SRAM is the best at replacing "no questions asked" but SRAM parts also need replacing more often than any...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-14, 03:28 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,880
Posted By donrhummy

SRAM is an innovative company and has great ideas...

SRAM is an innovative company and has great ideas but their execution is ****ty. A lot of SRAM products have to be returned from problems. They are good at replacing bad parts but the quality control...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-14, 04:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,292
Posted By donrhummy

You can get the Garmin 800 for $280. ...

You can get the Garmin 800 for $280.

http://www.amazon.com/Garmin-Edge-GPS-Enabled-Cycling-Computer/dp/B0041O5X8A
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,292
Posted By donrhummy

$280 is the best I've seen:...

$280 is the best I've seen: http://www.amazon.com/Garmin-Edge-GPS-Enabled-Cycling-Computer/dp/B0041O5X8A
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-14, 04:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,292
Posted By donrhummy

Garmin is very accurate and also natively can...

Garmin is very accurate and also natively can handle Ant+ bike accessories and the battery lasts for 18 hours of continuous use.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-14, 12:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,655
Posted By donrhummy

That's what Specialized does. You can't buy any...

That's what Specialized does. You can't buy any of their saddles, shoes or bikes online (except to pick up in-store).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-14, 06:16 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,404
Posted By donrhummy

+1. No need to order any.

+1. No need to order any.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,747
Posted By donrhummy

They are among the worst, but if no one reports...

They are among the worst, but if no one reports the issue, they will not know it exists and it will never be fixed.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-14, 12:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,747
Posted By donrhummy

Me too! His reviews are more informative and...

Me too! His reviews are more informative and in-depth than all other "reviews" combined.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,747
Posted By donrhummy

Did you report this to Garmin?

Did you report this to Garmin?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-14, 11:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,747
Posted By donrhummy

Not for your needs. Why not get a 500 (you can...

Not for your needs. Why not get a 500 (you can get it for just $180 with DCRainmaker's 10% discount)?

http://www.clevertraining.com/p-8150-garmin-edge-500-blue.aspx
http://www.dcrainmaker.com/...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,832
Posted By donrhummy

Wow, you got a great deal! They're listing it at...

Wow, you got a great deal! They're listing it at $3,712.49 now. Was it a christmas deal?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-14, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,832
Posted By donrhummy

not even in your dreams. No one sells it under...

not even in your dreams. No one sells it under $4000.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,832
Posted By donrhummy

Campy is fantastic, but I don't believe you've...

Campy is fantastic, but I don't believe you've ever ridden Di2. The shifting is perfect and instant. You're not even done pressing the button and it's already shifted. The most impressive part of Di2...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-14, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By donrhummy

Tour of California commercial with Peter Sagan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHyaaAQyGhA
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-14, 02:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,237
Posted By donrhummy

Lots of good info in this thread:...

Lots of good info in this thread: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/926937-Anyone-used-Stages-power-meter?highlight=
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-14, 11:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,988
Posted By donrhummy

15% is useless, especially since it's +/- 15%....

15% is useless, especially since it's +/- 15%. That's so inconsistent, it means nothing. Imagine the following scenario:

Your FTP is 300 watts. You're trying to do an interval within that zone (so...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-14, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By donrhummy

There's two things you need to worry about: ...

There's two things you need to worry about:

1. Fit/comfort on the bike
2. Fitness

The first one is very important when biking long distances. You need to get a professional bike fit and you'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,874
Posted By donrhummy

And getting hit by cars...and hitting barriers or...

And getting hit by cars...and hitting barriers or curbs. My point was that even procyclists wear helmets to be safer.

And in the TT's they wear them because it makes them faster. The wind tunnel...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,874
Posted By donrhummy

LOL, and they're now required because cyclists...

LOL, and they're now required because cyclists were getting unnecessary head injuries.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-14, 02:03 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-14, 11:51 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-14, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,922
Posted By donrhummy

Sitting on a saddle on an indoor trainer is harder than outdoors. Any remedies?

I can sit in the saddle for hours outdoors but indoors it starts to be painful after only 45 minutes. Does anyone have remedies for this?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-14, 09:41 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,290
Posted By donrhummy

you're complaining about 9-5?! that leaves you...

you're complaining about 9-5?! that leaves you worth a lot of time to bike before and after. most people I know work 9-8 which is not only longer but wears everyone out
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-14, 12:08 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,216
Posted By donrhummy

On amazon, all the reviews say it's very fragile...

On amazon, all the reviews say it's very fragile and breaks easily. What's your experience?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-14, 04:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,216
Posted By donrhummy

The width is always the same (or else they...

The width is always the same (or else they wouldn't fit bottle cages), they're just taller. http://www.amazon.com/Zefal-Magnum-Black-Water-Bottle/dp/B0044Q9NX6
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,216
Posted By donrhummy

I'd prefer less expensive, but I'm willing to pay...

I'd prefer less expensive, but I'm willing to pay up to $35 if it's a great looking and string bottle cage that can hold a tall 32oz bottle even with hitting bumps.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-14, 04:02 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,216
Posted By donrhummy

What are some good (looking, quality) bottle cages that can hold a heavy (32) bottle?

I bought some carbon fiber bottle cages which look great but are a bit weak/flimsy. If I hit any bumps on the road, a large bottle of liquid always flies out of the cage. Can you all recommend good...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-14, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By donrhummy

The 705 has navigation capabilities, the 500 does...

The 705 has navigation capabilities, the 500 does not. what do you want to use the device for?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-14, 08:39 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,078
Posted By donrhummy

you see how those variables affect your...

you see how those variables affect your power/speed here: http://www.kreuzotter.de/english/espeed.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-14, 05:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,078
Posted By donrhummy

and the flap of the butterfly's wings.

and the flap of the butterfly's wings.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,078
Posted By donrhummy

only if you also know the wind speed/direction,...

only if you also know the wind speed/direction, temperature and feet above sea level.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-14, 12:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,144
Posted By donrhummy

Joseph Gordon Levitt did one recently about...

Joseph Gordon Levitt did one recently about cyclists (bike messengers) that was a bad movie but had some exciting cycling scenes:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1547234/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_6
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,078
Posted By donrhummy

for most amateur riders, yes. but what about pros...

for most amateur riders, yes. but what about pros or coaches?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,078
Posted By donrhummy

One big benefit from this: if the Ant+ receiver...

One big benefit from this: if the Ant+ receiver records your gearing at every pedal stroke, training apps will be able to tell you which gearing allows you to put out the highest power with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By donrhummy

The best information I could find is:...

The best information I could find is: http://trainright.com/understanding-challenges-of-high-altitude-racing-at-the-leadville-100-and-usa-pro-cycling-challenge/ but that's the effect of altitude on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-14, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,661
Posted By donrhummy

Sky officially announced the switch to Stages: ...

Sky officially announced the switch to Stages:
http://www.teamsky.com/article/0,27290,17545_9115530,00.html
http://road.cc/content/news/108129-team-sky-switch-stages-cycling-power-meters-2014
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By donrhummy

yes, but I'm not asking about the physiological...

yes, but I'm not asking about the physiological changes long term, just what effect it has on you're ability to reach FTP during that actual usage off the mask
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-14, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By donrhummy

What effect would wearing a training mask have on FTP during exercise?

Wearing a training mask (http://www.amazon.com/Elevation-2-0-Training-Mask-Medium/dp/B008B91KH4) restricts your air intake (it's meant to simulate high altitude oxygen restriction but it's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-14, 02:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,219
Posted By donrhummy

This is not even a little bit scientific and...

This is not even a little bit scientific and tells you nothing. Some of the MANY variables it ignores:

1. Speed and direction of the wind on each of those days

2. The exact watts he put out at...
Forum: Southeast
01-13-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By donrhummy

Thanks, I was hoping for a good carbon frame but...

Thanks, I was hoping for a good carbon frame but i will call richwagons to see what they offer.
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