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10-03-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,376
Posted By egranlund

Thanks for the continued suggestions everyone. ...

Thanks for the continued suggestions everyone.

I have raised my saddle a little bit (maybe 1/2 inch) and lowered my bars one spacer (not sure if these are standard measures or not??).

I've been...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,095
Posted By egranlund

Really would rather not start a flame war here,...

Really would rather not start a flame war here, but this is a ridiculous argument.

At this point, there are 2 major standards in charging mobile devices: micro USB and lightning, pretty much every...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,095
Posted By egranlund

We'll see. My boss has a Basis fitness watch...

We'll see.

My boss has a Basis fitness watch that measures heart rate. He says the minute he starts exercising it can't get your heart rate. I believe it uses similar technology to the Apple watch...
09-10-14, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,376
Posted By egranlund

Thanks for the suggestions everyone. It'll...

Thanks for the suggestions everyone.

It'll probably be a week before I have the time to mess around with anything but the seat (which I already adjusted up). When I get the chance I'll make the...
09-08-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,376
Posted By egranlund

I had a feeling this might be part of it. The...

I had a feeling this might be part of it. The saddle on this bike _killed_ me for a good month, but now it's pretty comfy. My neck pain has decreased since I started riding, but it's still enough to...
09-08-14, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,376
Posted By egranlund

Thanks for your reply :) I'm comfortable on...

Thanks for your reply :)

I'm comfortable on the saddle, not as comfortable on the bars and I have to shift my hand position around a lot. I don't normally ride on the hoods for very long because...
09-07-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,376
Posted By egranlund

Critique my fit and help me fix my neck pain! (with video)

Hey all,

I just bought a set of rollers for when I don't feel like going outside and I used it as an opportunity to check out the "Bike Fast Fit" app on my iPad to see if I could get to the bottom...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,452
Posted By egranlund

I do find it a bit lame when people host using...

I do find it a bit lame when people host using third party services rather than through bike forum.

It means that if you happen to stumble upon a thread from 2008, you're almost guaranteed to have...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,145
Posted By egranlund

I used to think that but the other week I almost...

I used to think that but the other week I almost got hit by a truck turning left through a green light.

I was behind a SUV and he didn't see me/wasn't expecting a bike to be behind it.

Also, if...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,482
Posted By egranlund

Sounds some people are confusing the "fit" that...

Sounds some people are confusing the "fit" that your LBS gives you after selling you your bike with a proper bike fitting. This "fit" is basically them eyeballing that your sitting on the bike more...
08-10-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,246
Posted By egranlund

I don't understand why you're selling it then -...

I don't understand why you're selling it then - why not just return it?

Also, the Edge allows you to specify the number of fields on the display while using it, I'm sure the Cyclo does too. Maybe...
08-06-14, 10:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,301
Posted By egranlund

No, there is no adjustment period, if it feels...

No, there is no adjustment period, if it feels off your cleat is in the wrong spot.

The cleat should be under the ball of your foot in the middle of the shoe (from side to side, not top to bottom)...
Forum: Commuting
08-05-14, 11:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,297
Posted By egranlund

I've had the blinding light experience as a...

I've had the blinding light experience as a pedestrian before, and yeah, it's a little unpleasant.

I think it has more to do with bright lights (especially the pure white LED type lights) pointed...
08-05-14, 07:04 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,246
Posted By egranlund

I've discovered this with the CityNavigator vs...

I've discovered this with the CityNavigator vs OSM maps as well and just ended up switching to the OSM ones on my Garmin.

The part that I'm curious about is how the Cyclo handles the route going...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-14, 08:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,887
Posted By egranlund

I generally only use "On your left" when going...

I generally only use "On your left" when going down an MUP and someone is either walking in the middle of the path or being unpredictable. I used to use a bell (I had a incredibell road bell which...
08-05-14, 07:36 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,246
Posted By egranlund

Can you try a GPX route that has a little detour...

Can you try a GPX route that has a little detour through a bike path?

That seems to be the main navigational issue with me and my Garmin 810. If the Garmin doesn't have the bike path on it's map,...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,621
Posted By egranlund

Just wanted to update, ended up selling it for...

Just wanted to update, ended up selling it for $175 with the tires, rack, and a $10 seat from the LBS.

Didn't make out that well considering the price of the tires, but my brother ended up getting...
07-31-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,301
Posted By egranlund

Neither are particularly suited towards an urban...

Neither are particularly suited towards an urban environment. It can be done with both, but it would be a pain in the ass for little gain (unless you're riding fixed and you value your shins).

It...
07-31-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,301
Posted By egranlund

I've tried both toe clips and clipless pedals,...

I've tried both toe clips and clipless pedals, and to me, toe clips feel much more dangerous.

For example:
Panic manuver with toe clips = remember to pull your feet back straight back. If the...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-14, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By egranlund

5 miles round trip each day? You could purchase...

5 miles round trip each day? You could purchase pretty much any bike and it'd work for you. Also considering the theft probability in SF, you'd probably be better off buying a $200 beater off of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-14, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,598
Posted By egranlund

It's not very useful. It just shows the...

It's not very useful.

It just shows the route as a line on a map. No turn by turn. No audio cues.

Probably similar to the Edge 500, though I think that does have audio cues (beeping).

After...
Forum: Commuting
07-26-14, 08:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,410
Posted By egranlund

I do the same thing as in a car. First, if I'm in...

I do the same thing as in a car. First, if I'm in an intersection where the cars behind me are likely to be an issue (if I'm turning left or going straight mostly), I take the lane.

If it's a...
07-25-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,301
Posted By egranlund

Didn't catch if you were using the single release...

Didn't catch if you were using the single release or multi-release cleats, but most bike shops have both. If you have the single release cleats, it might be worth switching to the multi-release...
07-25-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,301
Posted By egranlund

No, the Click'r pedals are just regular SPD...

No, the Click'r pedals are just regular SPD pedals with a much lower spring tension (their lowest setting is something like 40 or 60% lower than the lowest setting on regular SPD pedals) and a...
07-25-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By egranlund

Also make sure you're not "grinding" your knees...

Also make sure you're not "grinding" your knees by pedaling > 60 cadence in a high gear when you can easily downshift to get to a good cadence (~90).
Forum: Commuting
07-25-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By egranlund

Have you tried going to a LBS? They can probably...

Have you tried going to a LBS? They can probably order the tire for you (if they don't already have it in stock).

Mine was priced pretty competitively on the GatorSkins I bought.
Forum: Commuting
07-24-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,962
Posted By egranlund

Used to be a runner. Protocol for runners is...

Used to be a runner.

Protocol for runners is to run against traffic when running on the street. They could be in the street for a multitude of reasons, some people like the feel of asphalt, others...
07-23-14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,985
Posted By egranlund

Ignoring is probably the best policy. Doing...

Ignoring is probably the best policy.

Doing anything just gives them the attention that they want.

Unless a cop happens to be behind you when they do it, I doubt they would do anything (and...
07-21-14, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,502
Posted By egranlund

When I had the Blue SC on my bike, it worked fine...

When I had the Blue SC on my bike, it worked fine with the Strava app, the Cyclemeter app and the Wahoo app.

Didn't try it with any others though :)
07-21-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,967
Posted By egranlund

Make sure you check app compatibility first -...

Make sure you check app compatibility first - I've heard that there are phones with ANT+ but that there aren't as many apps that support ANT+ on the phone. Might be worth just getting the best phone...
07-20-14, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,502
Posted By egranlund

Hmmm, just a shot in the dark, but is it possible...

Hmmm, just a shot in the dark, but is it possible that the runtastic road bike app only will connect with the runtastic branded sensor?

I couldn't find anything on their website about...
07-20-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,967
Posted By egranlund

Garmin Edge 510, 810 or 1000 would have...

Garmin Edge 510, 810 or 1000 would have automatically uploaded your ride data over bluetooth using your phone.

So....next time you leave your computer on the top of your car at least you'll have...
07-19-14, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By egranlund

Just be careful with the "reverse" button in...

Just be careful with the "reverse" button in ridewithgps - I did that on a route going from Davis to Martinez and it converted most of the route into dirt roads through the farms of Fairfield xD
Forum: Commuting
07-18-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,766
Posted By egranlund

None. I have a Timbuk2 trunk that fits on my rear...

None. I have a Timbuk2 trunk that fits on my rear rack.

Makes riding a bike so much more enjoyable and it's even insulated for when I bring lunch :)
07-17-14, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,756
Posted By egranlund

Also, regarding the issues with your current...

Also, regarding the issues with your current cycle computer, try to futz around with the adjustments a little bit. I'm not familiar with your particular model, but I suspect it probably uses a wheel...
07-17-14, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,756
Posted By egranlund

Wow this thread took quite a turn. That ebay...

Wow this thread took quite a turn.

That ebay odo might just count wheel revolutions, the guy who posted it (itsjustme) above mentioned "Here's what we used to have as a kid. It counts wheel...
07-17-14, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,756
Posted By egranlund

Ah, sorry, for some reason I was under the...

Ah, sorry, for some reason I was under the impression that the ebay odometer was counting and displaying the number of wheel revolutions not converting anything into miles. Nevermind :)
07-17-14, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,030
Posted By egranlund

Agreed - I had a FR60 when I used to run and...

Agreed - I had a FR60 when I used to run and garmin connect on the computer was a pain in the butt. Upload over bluetooth appears to work much better over my phone. Plus I never have to remove my...
07-17-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,030
Posted By egranlund

Garmin Edge 810, just the unit ($400):...

Garmin Edge 810, just the unit ($400): www.amazon.com/Garmin-Edge-810-Bike-Computer/dp/B00APBMNQ8 (http://www.amazon.com/Garmin-Edge-810-Bike-Computer/dp/B00APBMNQ8)
Garmin Edge 810 "performance...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,547
Posted By egranlund

I also think that if you're worried about not...

I also think that if you're worried about not liking it, you could always just pick up a beater bike, and if you hate it you're not out that much.

The route I went was to get a beater, and when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,547
Posted By egranlund

Mind if I ask where you got the numbers for that?...

Mind if I ask where you got the numbers for that? The MSRP I see for the 2013 1.5 is $1100, not sure what it is for the latest version. May have paid too much :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,547
Posted By egranlund

I bought a brand new 2013 1.5 from a shop with...

I bought a brand new 2013 1.5 from a shop with lifetime service for $900 around 3 weeks ago.

For $650, you could probably find a 2013 1.2 in a shop dying to get rid it.
07-16-14, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,030
Posted By egranlund

Live tracking isn't the only feature, I'm...

Live tracking isn't the only feature, I'm personally a fan of automatic uploads to garmin connect right after your ride. That way I can just leave it on the bike all week and just charge it when it...
07-16-14, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,030
Posted By egranlund

The garmin city navigator maps appear to have...

The garmin city navigator maps appear to have some bike trails but I'm still futzing around with those. When I load a course on them through some MUPs it instead tries to route me around them and put...
07-16-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,030
Posted By egranlund

Should also mention that the Cyclo 505 has a...

Should also mention that the Cyclo 505 has a comparable feature set to the Edge 1000 but is the same price as the 810.

I have the 810 personally, and I'm still getting used to it :P Turn by turn...
07-16-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,756
Posted By egranlund

I wonder if the 26" one would fit on a 27" wheel....

I wonder if the 26" one would fit on a 27" wheel. Since the meter is counting wheel revolutions, it would just be a matter of getting it to fit properly on your frame.
07-15-14, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,378
Posted By egranlund

From personal experience, the current saddle on...

From personal experience, the current saddle on my new bike caused a ton of pain initially on my sit bones. (Bontrager Affinity 1) After a week or two of fiddling with adjustments I eventually just...
07-15-14, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,378
Posted By egranlund

How long are you "toughing it out" between saddle...

How long are you "toughing it out" between saddle swaps and how long have you been riding in general?

When you talk about pressure are you talking pain or just you slightly leaning on your soft...
Forum: Touring
07-15-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,937
Posted By egranlund

From what I understand the Touring Edge is the...

From what I understand the Touring Edge is the same as the Edge 810 but without Bluetooth (on both models) and without ANT+ (on the basic model). It is also running slightly different software.
...
Forum: Touring
07-15-14, 08:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,740
Posted By egranlund

Without seeing the stories about the digital...

Without seeing the stories about the digital cameras, it's hard to tell if the electronic part was damaged (doubtful) or the lens (very likely).

Camera lenses are filled with springs and a whole...
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