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09-26-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By MinnMan

WAHOO TICKR has been flawless through 2+ years of...

WAHOO TICKR has been flawless through 2+ years of heavy use. Two previous GARMIN HRMs worked fine for a while, then gave wonky and inexplicable results, then went back to working fine, repeat, etc. ...
09-15-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,339
Posted By woodcraft

For me, RPE is accurate to +/- 75 watts, relative...

For me, RPE is accurate to +/- 75 watts, relative to the power meter-

at the end of a long ride, power can be 1/3 lower w/ same or higher RPE.
09-09-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,049
Posted By noisebeam

If you want to limit data you can also run Strava...

If you want to limit data you can also run Strava in Airplane mode and upload file once the activity is done.
Obviously you miss some of the features already noted here like live segments (who does...
09-01-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By DrIsotope

Push down on the pedals harder, more often. The...

Push down on the pedals harder, more often. The bike itself has no speed-- if you were to ghost ride it, it would move at the same speed as any other bike until it fell over. A bike is as fast as...
08-16-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,020
Posted By berner

I blame our education system. Not enough people...

I blame our education system. Not enough people come through with adequate thinking skills.
05-10-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By imakecircles

I bought PI shorts years ago that were very good,...

I bought PI shorts years ago that were very good, but more recently, the chamois pad they've changed to "pills" between the chamois and exterior fabric, creating little bumps that apply pressure to...
05-10-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By indyfabz

ZZ Top's "Pearl Necklace" is playing in my...

ZZ Top's "Pearl Necklace" is playing in my head.
05-10-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,415
Posted By MonsterFat

Thanks for your comments. Try this as an...

Thanks for your comments. Try this as an experiment. Find a short hill, start at either the top or bottom. Start your Wahoo and pedal to the top at a constant cadence. Then turn around and coast to...
05-10-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By pdlamb

Bought a pair, liked it, bought another pair,...

Bought a pair, liked it, bought another pair, liked it too, bought a couple more pairs, thought it had barbed wire embedded in the sides of the chamois. If they're good this year, buy extras!
05-10-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By Sy Reene

Except anecdotally above, the PRO line's pad...

Except anecdotally above, the PRO line's pad which I assume is somewhere on the higher end is not maybe as well considered as the lower level offerings for comfort.. which is indeed a bit backwards
05-10-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By HarborBandS

Most of my cycling wear is Pearl Izumi or Louis...

Most of my cycling wear is Pearl Izumi or Louis Garneau. We sold both brands in the shop I worked in decades ago, so I've just never deviated.

Some of my PI shorts have lasted 15+ years. All...
05-10-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By DrIsotope

If PI would stop changing the chamois design...

If PI would stop changing the chamois design annually, that would be great. I think I have 7 pairs of PI bibs of varying "levels," and at least 4 different chamois. Some channeled, some flat, some...
05-10-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By bruce19

PI gear is decent and reasonable. Unfortunately,...

PI gear is decent and reasonable. Unfortunately, it never really fit me well. And, of course, what does fit me perfectly is Assos. Which is why, even though I only buy sale items, I am poor. Oh...
05-10-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By Sy Reene

+1 The green chamois below is what I got in...

+1 The green chamois below is what I got in recent PI "PRO" bibs (Escape). Not comfortable, vs. random other example (red) with channeling:
...
05-09-19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By canklecat

Sure, Pearl Izumi makes good midrange, midprice...

Sure, Pearl Izumi makes good midrange, midprice stuff and a great value. I have several PI items, shorts, liners, baggies, arm warmers, windbreaker, and they're all good.
05-09-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By dennis336

most of my shorts are PI. I'm a fan - at half...

most of my shorts are PI. I'm a fan - at half price, I'd take advantage!
05-09-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By Wileyrat

Yeah, they are. Both shorts and liners. If I...

Yeah, they are. Both shorts and liners.

If I could get PI Attack shorts at darn near half price, I'd have a drawer full.
05-09-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,288
Posted By 02Giant

My hand numbness is related to carpel tunnel...

My hand numbness is related to carpel tunnel issues in both hands. My thinking, for a long time, was more padding in my gloves would be better. I have since found that less pad, and a different type...
05-09-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,288
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Numb hands is mostly a fit issue - too much...

Numb hands is mostly a fit issue - too much weight on hands. Sore wrists the same. Saddle back, more reach is what one does. Besides that, there's the Numb Hands...
05-09-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,815
Posted By 86az135i

He is carbon.

He is carbon.
05-09-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,815
Posted By Ironfish653

Plus lots of online anecdotal hand-wringing like...

Plus lots of online anecdotal hand-wringing like 'Crabon will assplode!" and "It's only a matter of time until it breaks; the clock is ticking!!"

I have two old aluminum bikes (1976 Bridgestone...
05-07-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 787
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Interesting GPS tracker for bikes

I'm not vouching for this, I've never used it or even seen one in person. But it sounds interesting, and if it delivers on its promises, it could be genuinely useful.

It sends data out over a...
05-07-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By woodcraft

I do something like that, but without the coffee...

I do something like that, but without the coffee can & funnel- pour motor oil in the bottle, add a bit of thinner.


To the OP- grab a few empty plastic oil bottles from the gas station trash,...
05-07-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By rumrunn6

I've heard this recipe before I think. I have...

I've heard this recipe before I think. I have both at home but wondering what a person would use to apply it. I guess mix it in an old coffee can then use a small funnel to fill an old bike lube...
05-07-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By freeranger

You can mix 3 parts odorless mineral spirits to 1...

You can mix 3 parts odorless mineral spirits to 1 part motor oil for a homemade chain lube.
05-07-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By cmoore

Those are solid numbers. I've been tracking my...

Those are solid numbers. I've been tracking my miles for about 14 years. I keep a running total, monthly and yearly on bikejournal.com. I use a simple cateye for mileage, average speed and time. I...
05-06-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By jskash

Year six totals

Today marks the 6th year of tracking my mileage with Endomondo. I started tracking very early into getting back on a bike after over 20 years of not. I never thought I would take to any activity like...
05-05-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,288
Posted By jadocs

Unfortunately this has more to do with where your...

Unfortunately this has more to do with where your center of gravity is on the bike in relation to its geometry and your riding style. If itís too far forward you will be supporting yourself with your...
05-01-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By indyfabz

http://www.nicksenger.com/onecatholiclife/wp-conte...

http://www.nicksenger.com/onecatholiclife/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/KarateKid_WaxOnWaxOff-500x281.jpg...
05-01-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By Phil_gretz

I went past a Bikini Wax place recently and...

I went past a Bikini Wax place recently and thought, "Wow, what a world? I can bring my bike chains in to be waxed by girls in bikinis." I wonder if they'd throw me out...
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