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Forum: Touring
08-03-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By mibike

That is a lot of cues. I don't know about a Basic...

That is a lot of cues. I don't know about a Basic account I never had one. With my Premium account I can delete, add or edit cues. A lot of times I'll delete all the Continue cues. It looks like you...
07-20-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,079
Posted By mibike

Most likely with it being OK in OSM and RWGPS...

Most likely with it being OK in OSM and RWGPS it's just a mater of HH not updating yet. I don't know how often HH updates from OSM but I would check it now and then.
07-20-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,079
Posted By mibike

RideWithGPS will let you use other maps including...

RideWithGPS will let you use other maps including Google. If you find an error in an area you can switch maps when planing a route there,



I also fix any errors I find in OSM myself.
07-09-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By mibike

It must have been updated then. Not a surprise...

It must have been updated then. Not a surprise apps are always being updated. When I was using it would only load public routes even if the route was in your account.
07-09-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By mibike

+1 on the simplest approach is to pin the route...

+1 on the simplest approach is to pin the route you are interested in in RWGPS. I have my RWGPS account and Garmin account linked so any route I pin from my phone or computer will load on my GPS...
07-07-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 765
Posted By mibike

For a phone app I like RideWithGPS. It works good...

For a phone app I like RideWithGPS. It works good and is a good system for creating routes. I can create a route on my computer or my phone. Also a lot of clubs and organized rides have routes in...
06-14-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By mibike

I can't see in your photo if your fork has mid...

I can't see in your photo if your fork has mid fork rack mounts. If it has them the Paul Gino mount is nice https://www.paulcomp.com/shop/components/mounting-solutions/light-mounts/gino-light-mount/
05-07-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By mibike

Garmin Radar mount

I have a rack on my bike with a trunk bag so mounting a Garmin Varia radar to the seat post doesn't work. Is there a good way to mount it to the back of the rack?
05-04-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By mibike

The Explore also has Garmin's Trendline...

The Explore also has Garmin's Trendline popularity routing. So all it will get the OP is a smaller screen for more money but not better routing. Unless there is something else on the 530 and 830 the...
05-02-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By mibike

I wouldn't use any GPS to generate a route for...

I wouldn't use any GPS to generate a route for me. I use RideWithGPS to create routes. It now has a heat map so you can see where others ride and also has street view so you can look at the street...
04-04-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,100
Posted By mibike

Depending on how far you son is from fitting you...

Depending on how far you son is from fitting you could look at crank shortners. They also have the advantage of being fast to take off and put back on if you ride with an adult. If this gets you...
03-31-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,541
Posted By mibike

I like RideWithGPS.

I like RideWithGPS.
03-13-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By mibike

The Fitbit Charge 3 doesn't have GPS it uses GPS...

The Fitbit Charge 3 doesn't have GPS it uses GPS from your phone over Bluetooth. It sounds like it's one problem for Strava and Fitbit. Was the phone where it couldn't get a good GPS signal?. You...
02-06-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By mibike

As stated above no problem with 36 tooth rings....

As stated above no problem with 36 tooth rings. However your 40 most likely doesn't have ramps. You should be able to find a 39 middle ring. You could then move the 40 back. It should be a little...
01-28-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By mibike

You could use a Garmin handheld like an Etrex,...

You could use a Garmin handheld like an Etrex, GPSMAP 64, ect. They use AA batteries and if you use Lithium they work good in the cold. Energizer lithium batteries are rated for -40 to 140 F -40 to...
01-04-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By mibike

Yes as long as you are using a track it's the...

Yes as long as you are using a track it's the same for both.

I use RideWithGPS to create it I can then send it to the Etrex or 64 as a gpx track file or to my Garmin Edge Explore as a fit file. It...
01-04-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By mibike

I have both. For a track they work the same. For...

I have both. For a track they work the same. For a route if you want to take time to set it up the 64 is a lot better. I wouldn't use an etrex for a route.
Replies: 25
Views: 3,941
Posted By mibike

RideWithGPS has a heat map you can toggle on and...

RideWithGPS has a heat map you can toggle on and off on their maps. With RideWithGPS you can also search for rides others have done in your area. You should look into a local bike club. It's fun to...
11-20-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,813
Posted By mibike

I always use a lanyard after I had an Etrex 20...

I always use a lanyard after I had an Etrex 20 fly off when I hit a bump on a downhill at 50mph+ on my tandem. I have an Etrex 20 a GPSMAP64s and also Garman bike GPSs The mounts are totally...
Replies: 27
Views: 5,134
Posted By mibike

I use 2 bolt (SPD MTB) on all mt bikes. I like...

I use 2 bolt (SPD MTB) on all mt bikes. I like them due to the cleat being recessed in the sole. It's not only easier to walk but I think safer as the sole hits the ground instead of the cleat. Also...
10-04-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By mibike

I use RideWithGPS to plan my routes. You can edit...

I use RideWithGPS to plan my routes. You can edit the route on your phone with the RWGPS app. You can then send it to your Garmin with the RWGPS IQ app.
08-07-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 28,711
Posted By mibike

Not Sara or Bruce but I used a tagalong for years...

Not Sara or Bruce but I used a tagalong for years (it was an Adams Trail-A-Bike). The answer is it depends on the child.

I had 2 grandsons that moved a lot. With the play in the hitch in as they...
07-30-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By mibike

The Garmin forums are a no go for handhelds. The...

The Garmin forums are a no go for handhelds. The best forums I know of for handhelds is GPS Review Forums (http://forums.gpsreview.net/) you might try asking there.
07-28-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By mibike

You could try K-edge mounts. They mount to the...

You could try K-edge mounts. They mount to the right of the stem.
03-26-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,460
Posted By mibike

This is what I did when my grandkids were...

This is what I did when my grandkids were younger. I carried it a step farther and measured saddles from the rail to the top and got the thinnest one I could find. Itís fast to switch out the saddle...
02-27-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,564
Posted By mibike

For me it was a lot easier going from a tandem to...

For me it was a lot easier going from a tandem to a triplet than from a single to a tandem. I don't know about a quad.
12-31-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,663
Posted By mibike

I have a 64 and agree with you it works for me. I...

I have a 64 and agree with you it works for me. I almost never miss a beep there needs to be a lot of noise before I miss it.

I also have an Edge Explore and almost never hear itís beep. The beep...
12-07-19, 03:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,714
Posted By mibike

I also like RideWithGPS. The more I use it the...

I also like RideWithGPS. The more I use it the more I prefer it over my Garmin.
11-10-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,085
Posted By mibike

I talked to RideWithGPS. They told me that the IQ...

I talked to RideWithGPS. They told me that the IQ app will be made to work with the Edge Explore at some point. He said the more people that email them about it the higher it will be on the list. He...
10-25-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,846
Posted By mibike

I use RideWithGPS to create my routes. I then...

I use RideWithGPS to create my routes. I then send it to my Garmin Edge Explore. If I get off route it will not change the route but will try to direct me back to it, however if I ignore it and get...
10-10-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,558
Posted By mibike

What phone are you useing? It sounds like what...

What phone are you useing? It sounds like what I'm looking for.
08-24-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,460
Posted By mibike

Either way works I’ve tried both ways. I normally...

Either way works I’ve tried both ways. I normally download with the card in the Garmin it seems easier to me. I can charge it at the same time and don’t need to take the card out and put it back in.
08-24-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,460
Posted By mibike

I use OSM maps all the time. There are different...

I use OSM maps all the time. There are different places you can download different styles. The one I use is Routable Bicycle (Openfietsmap Lite) from Free worldwide Garmin maps from OpenStreetMap...
08-12-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,557
Posted By mibike

You can go with a power bank that uses a Quick...

You can go with a power bank that uses a Quick Charge, USB-C or some other input that needs a special charger to charge fast. The only option I know of that uses a standard USB charger and is faster...
07-01-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,030
Posted By mibike

Do you have a link to a route on RideWithGPS you...

Do you have a link to a route on RideWithGPS you are having a problem with? If so I'll take a look at it and see if I find anything.
04-17-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,522
Posted By mibike

The Strada Slim is an analog computer. I have...

The Strada Slim is an analog computer. I have known people that have tried using them with no luck. The stoker’s computer wouldn’t read a sensor mounted on the front or rear wheel. One couple I know...
02-10-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,048
Posted By mibike

RideWithGPS also provides GPX Track, TCX Course,...

RideWithGPS also provides GPX Track, TCX Course, and FIT Course. Any of them will work on an Edge.
02-03-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,048
Posted By mibike

On the RWGPS app you can download the map for off...

On the RWGPS app you can download the map for off line use. Cell service is then not required.
01-31-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,377
Posted By mibike

According to the manual for my Edge Explore the...

According to the manual for my Edge Explore the operating range is -4 to 140 F (-20 TO 60 C) and can be charged from 32 to 113 F (0 to 45 C) I don't know if they are all the same but would think they...
01-15-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,767
Posted By mibike

It comes with the 2 mounts. They are the type...

It comes with the 2 mounts. They are the type that uses o rings and not the out front type.
01-13-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,390
Posted By mibike

Thatís the way a power bank is designed to work....

Thatís the way a power bank is designed to work. If it stays on it will run down even without charging anything. When whatever it is charging is fully charged it will detect the low current draw and...
01-12-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,390
Posted By mibike

Some wrist watch type GPS units have very low...

Some wrist watch type GPS units have very low current draw. Any hand held should be higher current draw. All the Polar GPS units Iíve seen are wrist units but there might be others.

Good idea on...
01-12-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,390
Posted By mibike

The problem is not drawing enough current to keep...

The problem is not drawing enough current to keep the power bank on. You can find power banks that won’t turn off at low current draw but they are not common most will work like the Anker. I would...
04-01-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 38,153
Posted By mibike

This problem has been going on way too long! It...

This problem has been going on way too long! It seems to come and go. I've never had a problem with any other site. It came back today and as it dose sometimes it took over the browser to the point I...
03-19-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By mibike

You can use the "My Files" app that comes on a...

You can use the "My Files" app that comes on a Tab S2 under "Apps" with a OTG cable to transfer files to a Garmin. When you plug a Garmin in is's slow to show up so you may need to wait for it to...
03-15-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,758
Posted By mibike

That was the standard gearing for a speedster...

That was the standard gearing for a speedster until recently. I think the 2017 still used the 10 speed triple. I would rather have that gearing then the newer 11 speed double. With your setup you can...
03-04-18, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,157
Posted By mibike

I agree with your statement on avoiding 160 mm...

I agree with your statement on avoiding 160 mm spacing. It sounds like you have a chain line problem. I don't know if you can get a good chain line with 160 mm spacing. I know some Santanas came with...
03-03-18, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,157
Posted By mibike

You can see the difference in a 2x and a 3x by...

You can see the difference in a 2x and a 3x by looking at the inner cage. It will come down lower on a 3x to push the chain from the small to middle ring. See...
02-26-18, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,157
Posted By mibike

Are the derailleurs braze on? A lot of tandems...

Are the derailleurs braze on? A lot of tandems use a braze on derailleur bolted to a clamp that sets it farther to the right. If this is the case and your new derailleur is braze on you should be...
02-19-18, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,397
Posted By mibike

Do you need to take the tires off or will letting...

Do you need to take the tires off or will letting the air out work? I know that at least some cases will fit 700c wheels with the air out of the tires.
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