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01-13-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By mstateglfr

Reminds me of this all too true video... ...

Reminds me of this all too true video...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-XMUEcJ52s
01-12-23, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By reverborama

I enjoy these threads. I wear a 14 in most shoes...

I enjoy these threads. I wear a 14 in most shoes but a 15 in others (like Keens). I found the Giro Rumble VR fits me great. Will that model be the same when I need some new ones in a couple of...
12-13-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,205
Posted By indyfabz

And wholly worthless for many applications. Or...

And wholly worthless for many applications. Or did you just want an excuse to post that photo?
12-03-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By cyccommute

I don’t have long feet but they have become...

I don’t have long feet but they have become extraordinarily wide over the years due to the development of tailor’s bunions (outside of the feet). I bought a pair of Lake MX238 (I think) a couple of...
12-03-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By Pearson100

Thank you for these very interesting threads. The...

Thank you for these very interesting threads. The difficulty for women with wide feet -- and especially those in need of wide toe boxes -- is even greater!
12-03-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By TiHabanero

Thank you for the tip and comparisons. I just...

Thank you for the tip and comparisons. I just purchased two new sets of shoes, one road, the other off road, therefore have no immediate need for replacements, however I will keep your experience in...
11-25-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

When you get your annual, your doc will check the...

When you get your annual, your doc will check the results of your blood test. If you're low on something, supplements will have an effect. I used to be low on D. I think lots of folks in the PNW see...
11-18-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 671
Posted By wannabe_me

Specialized ANGi does not track without cell...

Specialized ANGi does not track without cell service. But it does notify ICE contacts if you crash and they can see your location. Also if you lose service they can see your last known location....
11-17-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 671
Posted By GadgetGirlIL

I really like the text feature of the Garmin...

I really like the text feature of the Garmin InReach Mini, especially since I can use Bluetooth to pair it to my phone. This makes typing up a message much easier. My standard protocol with my...
11-16-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 671
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Both the inReach and SPOT work through the...

Both the inReach and SPOT work through the Iridium satellite constellation and do not require cellular coverage. But they have a monthly fee.
11-16-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 671
Posted By dennis336

Location tracking

Hi all, got a question on devices or software that allow someone to track my location even if I don't have cell service. I'm sometimes in fairly rural areas, especially on gravel rides, and, at...
10-27-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By bblair

I final work, from Wahoo: " Thanks for...

I final work, from Wahoo:

"
Thanks for your patience and help with this. One of our developers and testers were able narrow this down and unfortunately believe that this may be a bug with the...
10-07-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By Iride01

You mean if you crash and don't require...

You mean if you crash and don't require assistance right? Though what you think and what your actual condition is might be two different things. The two people that found me seemed to indicate that I...
10-07-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By bblair

Well, I hope I never need it! It is supposed...

Well, I hope I never need it!

It is supposed to connect to your Wahoo unit. You can cancel alerts from there without having to fumble for your phone. But I can't seem to get it to pair. But, it...
09-11-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By terrymorse

Speak for yourself. I can spot an e-road bike...

Speak for yourself. I can spot an e-road bike quickly, whether it's standing still or passing by. One or more of the following is a "tell":

massive down tube
beefy bottom bracket
fat rear hub
09-11-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By terrymorse

Pedaling a heavier bike on a flat road requires...

Pedaling a heavier bike on a flat road requires very little additional power.

Kreuzotter (http://www.kreuzotter.de/english/espeed.htm) power calculator, default settings, road bike, 28 mph:

...
09-07-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By rossiny

Electric motor -bike

Am I missing something here?
There are not supposed to be motorized vehicles on a bike trail. The whole point of a bike trail is its for bikes . An electric motor = motorized .
My fear is on busy...
09-07-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By bikehoco

When I get older, Iíll buy an e-recumbent and...

When I get older, Iíll buy an e-recumbent and will get the same amount of exercise as those on e-bikes.

...
09-07-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By CroMo Mike

Don't worry. Their LIPO batteries will die soon,...

Don't worry. Their LIPO batteries will die soon, just like LIPOs in other gadgets, and they will be too expensive to replace. Then the e-bikes will be relegated to the basements or garages, two flat...
09-07-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By prj71

Hopefully to stay fit and healthy. America...

Hopefully to stay fit and healthy.

America has an obesity problem.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC300778/
...
09-07-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By 70sSanO

Not from what I have seen. There are more kids...

Not from what I have seen. There are more kids (12 or so) on throttle e-bikes than I’ve seen on regular bikes in years. In the area where I live nothing is flat and for years you wouldn’t see many...
09-07-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By Yan

Because society is getting fatter everyday. Look...

Because society is getting fatter everyday. Look around you.
09-06-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I rode an e-bike once and it was a lot of fun....

I rode an e-bike once and it was a lot of fun. BUT at some point people will learn that there is insufficient bone loading and you'll end up wearing your hips out. This is already an issue with...
09-06-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By prj71

As this e-bike craze keeps progressing, it’s...

As this e-bike craze keeps progressing, it’s likely more and more of the riders will have had little or no analog bike experience. Now, in addition to the danger of cars if I decide to ride on the...
09-06-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By Mojo31

You probably also shake your head at the electric...

You probably also shake your head at the electric scooters that lay around everywhere in the urban areas.


Me too.
09-06-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,564
Posted By prj71

Why don't people want to pedal anymore?

There is a 52 mile paved bike trail about an hour from home that I will ride at least once a year. I've been riding this trail for 7 years now.

This past weekend I spent a day riding it and was...
08-20-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By jdawginsc

Everything but the crankset left. Never liked the...

Everything but the crankset left. Never liked the exagerrated version of biopace for some reason.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 933
Posted By terrymorse

I don't see anything glaringly bad with the bike...

I don't see anything glaringly bad with the bike position. The hip and shoulder angles look fairly close to optimal for a triathlon position.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 933
Posted By prj71

Trying doing some planks during the week and some...

Trying doing some planks during the week and some lower back exercises. Your back pain will disappear. Lack of core muscle strength is showing up in your back.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 933
Posted By Zaskar

What are your "off-bike" workouts like? How often...

What are your "off-bike" workouts like? How often do you do upper body and core work? Also, and this is totally and unfounded question/observation... It would seem spending a lot of time on aero bars...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,403
Posted By TurboTrueno

Spraymax 2k is an incredible product for what it...

Spraymax 2k is an incredible product for what it is. I was very impressed by it. The film build is kind of low imo for a rattle can product, so don't be afraid to put many coats on there if you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,231
Posted By WhyFi

Another vote for Lake. Do their Size Guide -...

Another vote for Lake. Do their Size Guide - https://www.lakecycling.com/pages/size-guide

Most "wide" cycling shoes out there are high volume and not actually wide (more fabric on the upper rather...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-31-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,403
Posted By fishboat

I just finished painting a bike..the second of...

I just finished painting a bike..the second of two bikes that I've painted, so far. I use PPG auto paints loaded into rattle cans. This offers you hundreds(thousand+?) of colors. Auto parts places...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-19-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,403
Posted By guy153

I recommend 2k clear as well. Andy is probably...

I recommend 2k clear as well. Andy is probably right that it's only a bit tougher, but it's like puncture-resistant tyres: enough is as good as a feast. Spray.bike with its own clear coat gets...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-12-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,403
Posted By Doug Fattic

Let me help my buddy Andy out with a bit more...

Let me help my buddy Andy out with a bit more explanation. There are a couple of different types of paint pros use when painting a bicycle frame. It used to be that almost all frames were painted...
07-12-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By non-fixie

1050 is on the verge of being too modern for my...

1050 is on the verge of being too modern for my taste, but I'll admit to liking the SLR brake levers. The only non-aero ones, I believe.

My only bike with 1050, a ~1987 Daccordi, built with...
07-12-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By T-Mar

Shimano New 105 (6 speed) would be 1986 or 1987....

Shimano New 105 (6 speed) would be 1986 or 1987. It was a popular mid-range group. There were many models to choose from. Most manufacturers offered a New 105 model. Some that come immediately to...
07-12-22, 07:32 AM
07-12-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By bamboobike4

Not to be obvious, but..... ...

Not to be obvious, but.....
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07-12-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By madpogue

Ironman Expert, IIRC.

Ironman Expert, IIRC.
07-12-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By clubman

Cannondale's SR500 from '87.

Cannondale's SR500 from '87.
07-12-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By Mr. 66

The 560 was a 105 grouping. I think I had an '87...

The 560 was a 105 grouping. I think I had an '87 that had them.
07-12-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By dedhed

I'd take a look at the spec pages of the Trek...

I'd take a look at the spec pages of the Trek catalogs on vintagetrek.com
06-18-22, 10:21 PM
06-17-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By hayden52

They should be, they are SPD-SL.

They should be, they are SPD-SL.
06-12-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By wolfchild

Get yourself a fixed gear bike.

Get yourself a fixed gear bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,362
Posted By JohnJ80

I do ... or did. This presumes at the start...

I do ... or did.

This presumes at the start that you have or will ditch the typically lousy insoles that come with cycling shoes. Invest in good ones.

1. Go see a podiatrist. Likely they...
05-26-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By billridesbikes

You might be in great shape, but those muscles...

You might be in great shape, but those muscles weren’t conditioned for that activity. Sounds like the morning after the first day of cross-country season.
05-22-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By Andy_K

If Mothers made that kind of difference, I'd say...

If Mothers made that kind of difference, I'd say there was no anodizing.
05-12-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By HeyItsSara

You don't have to do yoga to stretch. They are...

You don't have to do yoga to stretch. They are related but not mutually exclusive.
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