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08-28-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,844
Posted By tedder

I ended up with a 6-bolt disc, and went with...

I ended up with a 6-bolt disc, and went with Chris King hubs. I might build another front wheel with the SP solution you mention, but I gave up on it for now.
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Replies: 25
Views: 5,681
Posted By tedder

It was fun seeing ITR in Portland, Mike. Even...

It was fun seeing ITR in Portland, Mike. Even though I had already ridden a century that day :)
04-13-16, 06:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,213
Posted By tedder

No, except on April 1 every year.

No, except on April 1 every year.
04-11-16, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,213
Posted By tedder

omg! Yes. Never met but read all his books and...

omg! Yes. Never met but read all his books and zine-style publications for a while.
04-11-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By tedder

There's way too many of them. I especially notice...

There's way too many of them. I especially notice it because I follow new threads as an RSS feed. Can you give them a longer wait period or something? 99% of the spam I see here is the same "post...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By tedder

New shoes or at least new cleats. SPD to road...

New shoes or at least new cleats. SPD to road means changing from mountain shoes to road shoes.
Forum: Touring
04-08-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,900
Posted By tedder

You know the recommended direction is north to...

You know the recommended direction is north to south on the Oregon Coast, yeah?
04-06-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,213
Posted By tedder

I have a HT that I occasionally carry in a bag. I...

I have a HT that I occasionally carry in a bag. I don't really want to bike-mount something, but eventually I may do some QRZ type work with a portable antenna.

I've been fiddling with some APRS...
04-05-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By tedder

Seattle has a much stronger medical system than...

Seattle has a much stronger medical system than Portland. Quite a few really good hospitals, and a couple that are really high in various national rankings.

Portland hospitals aren't terrible....
04-04-16, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By tedder

and one more: (highlights) ...

and one more:
(highlights)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0S_BGG5deA

(full vid)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2Of-HBQ0Ac
04-04-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By tedder

Ah. I'm sure we were nearby on 520, but so were a...

Ah. I'm sure we were nearby on 520, but so were a thousand other people.

We took the lanes the second time, to downtown, so we could hit Skillet in SLU. We were hungry, we started the day before...
04-04-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By tedder

Karen- look at my pix, you might be in it. We...

Karen- look at my pix, you might be in it. We must've been close to each other on the bridge crossing.
04-04-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By tedder

I was glad the slowing ended at the Montlake...

I was glad the slowing ended at the Montlake Bridge, which was obviously the bottleneck. Having mixed-ability riders wasn't helping- for instance, centuries tend to start better because people don't...
04-01-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 21,385
Posted By tedder

No. I was close but had a couple of things wrong....

No. I was close but had a couple of things wrong. And then, later, when I started getting a really weird pain (knee or hip, I can't remember, only time in my life I've had that pain), I had been...
03-28-16, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By tedder

We'll be there. Did it last year and did it in...

We'll be there. Did it last year and did it in the past, when the monster cookies were actually monster.

My friend and I will (most likely) ride it on our fixies because it's a nice flat ride.
03-28-16, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,718
Posted By tedder

Is this your first wireless/BT sensor system?...

Is this your first wireless/BT sensor system? Give yourself some time to figure it out.

My BlueSC is one of the most consistently reliable pieces I have (except when the battery is getting low)....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By tedder

At 285lbs and you want wheels that will help you...

At 285lbs and you want wheels that will help you climb better?
Forum: Touring
03-26-16, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By tedder

I think you're missing my point- it's all fun and...

I think you're missing my point- it's all fun and games until you get a $1200 ambulance bill for a 2-mile ride (no services needed) or a $140,000 helicopter ride.

Not saying 911 is bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-16, 09:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,732
Posted By tedder

De Ronde is fun. I have it on a tattoo :)

De Ronde is fun. I have it on a tattoo :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-16, 09:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,732
Posted By tedder

It's Oregon, plenty of pubs. And Dutch Brothers.

It's Oregon, plenty of pubs. And Dutch Brothers.
Forum: Touring
03-26-16, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By tedder

They'll treat you before getting insurance. I've...

They'll treat you before getting insurance. I've been a day or two in before they got it.

It's nice to call family when you are unconscious to help with logistics, if nothing else.

If you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By tedder

Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist...

Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist (https://www.netflix.com/watch/80014770)

Saw it at a theater screening (I even got there by bike, of course). It's a little heavy on the conspiracy...
Forum: Touring
03-26-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By tedder

Yep. Road ID is the best for that. I've worn it...

Yep. Road ID is the best for that. I've worn it for other sports even.

An alternative is a sticker on your helmet. But I prefer a bright yellow wristband.



Or...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-16, 05:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,732
Posted By tedder

what's "your store"? 126mi is a lot, 2...

what's "your store"?

126mi is a lot, 2 months is a little, depends on motivation. But that's 10mph, which is certainly reasonable in the Willamette Valley.

Should also tell your GM it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By tedder

Lezyne Micro Drive floor pump...

Lezyne Micro Drive floor pump (http://www.amazon.com/Lezyne-Micro-Floor-Drive-HPG/dp/B005UZO7RM) (or link with my referral code (http://amzn.to/1RuPZFB)). A little small for normal use, a little...
03-25-16, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,522
Posted By tedder

Yep. They are generally the best-supported. We...

Yep. They are generally the best-supported. We both went to the 5x so we could get on Project Fi. If I didn't hate the UI I'd be wise to switch to an iPhone.

I know none of this helps you though :/
03-25-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,522
Posted By tedder

Yeah, I know it doesn't completely help you, but...

Yeah, I know it doesn't completely help you, but I wanted to give you a datapoint.

Sorry for the headache.

I assume you've used "forget" on the sensors? Also you can try disabling the power...
Forum: Touring
03-25-16, 04:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,968
Posted By tedder

Different people like different ways of touring...

Different people like different ways of touring and staying connected.

If a solar panel is what it takes to travel, what's the problem? It's like saying "I'd never use chamois / I'd always use...
03-25-16, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,522
Posted By tedder

I'm on the Nexus 5x with Marshmallow and it's...

I'm on the Nexus 5x with Marshmallow and it's fine. I use the KICKR, RFLKT, ELEMNT, TICKR, BlueSC.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-16, 11:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,557
Posted By tedder

This isn't true now that MIPS is out.

This isn't true now that MIPS is out.
03-20-16, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By tedder

Yep! Registered. Taking the train up from...

Yep! Registered. Taking the train up from Portland for the opportunity to ride that and the express lanes. I'll wait to decide which bike to take until I know what the weather will be.

(I did...
Forum: Touring
03-18-16, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,195
Posted By tedder

If you go to a bike shop you can ask to put your...

If you go to a bike shop you can ask to put your bike in their dumpster. Then take a taxi to the airport and catch your flight.

So my solution involves not bothering with the couplers.
Forum: Touring
03-17-16, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,195
Posted By tedder

Being built right now. I'll follow up in a...

Being built right now. I'll follow up in a month-ish.

There's another thread on this around here somewhere. Hmm.
03-17-16, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,911
Posted By tedder

Here's a previous thread about it: ...

Here's a previous thread about it:
http://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1051421-travel-bike-hydraulic-disc-brakes-how-do-you-make-happen.html

The inline speedlock means brake compatibility isn't an...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By tedder

six months old. Here's the original thread. ...

six months old. Here's the original thread.

http://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1028892-article-about-la-s-underground-bicycle-racing-scene.html
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By tedder

Start here. The Power Meters Buyer?s...

Start here.

The Power Meters Buyer?s Guide?2015 Edition | DC Rainmaker (http://www.dcrainmaker.com/2015/10/buyers-guide2015-edition.html)
03-13-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,844
Posted By tedder

Aha. I didn't know that there was an adapter. I...

Aha. I didn't know that there was an adapter. I thought there might be. Do you know if there are any downsides to using a sleeve like that?
03-13-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,844
Posted By tedder

12mm T/A dynamo?

Is anyone making a 12mm thru-axle centerlock disc dynamo?

I don't think it exists, and 12mm is becoming the "standard" for road.

(building a bike right now)
Forum: Touring
03-10-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By tedder

I carry my Karma hotspot when I am carrying a...

I carry my Karma hotspot when I am carrying a laptop- and sometimes when I just have my phone. It's a lot easier than searching for somewhere with wifi.
03-10-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,756
Posted By tedder

http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1051051-fin...

http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1051051-finally-bell-you-can-put-your-road-bike.html
03-09-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By tedder

You're gonna have a monthly fee if you want the...

You're gonna have a monthly fee if you want the good stuff.

I started with the "wahoo app", just setting resistance or wattage.

The next two greats, by far, are Zwift and Sufferfest.
...
03-07-16, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,706
Posted By tedder

The SNAP is a half-step down, but should still be...

The SNAP is a half-step down, but should still be pretty good.
Forum: Touring
03-05-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,937
Posted By tedder

doing the same thing, with S&S, and that's what...

doing the same thing, with S&S, and that's what my builder is planning on using. Can't say how well it works, obviously.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-16, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By tedder

You're building a custom Ti bike and want to keep...

You're building a custom Ti bike and want to keep it cheap?
03-02-16, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,706
Posted By tedder

It's really hard to beat the KICKR for "best". It...

It's really hard to beat the KICKR for "best". It makes Zwift and Sufferfest absolutely fantastic.

Otherwise, check out DCR's latest reviews.

My Winter 2015-2016 Bike Trainer Recommendations |...
02-28-16, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 21,385
Posted By tedder

The numbers you gave are the going rate. ...

The numbers you gave are the going rate.

That's the price of a decent seat or a fraction of a new bike. But if it isn't worthwhile to you, that's fine.
02-26-16, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By tedder

"wifey"? eep. Wirecutter has the absolute...

"wifey"? eep.

Wirecutter has the absolute best reviews: The Best Fitness Trackers | The Wirecutter (http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-fitness-tracker/)
02-22-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,128
Posted By tedder

maybe not advert, but definitely copypasta. ...

maybe not advert, but definitely copypasta.
Looking for opinions on a cycling related project (http://forums.adventurecycling.org/index.php?topic=13726.0)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-16, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,161
Posted By tedder

the other thread from OP: ...

the other thread from OP:
http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1049835-purchasing-new-bike.html
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By tedder

"suicide shifters" are shifters on the seattube...

"suicide shifters" are shifters on the seattube near the bottom bracket or on the rear triangle.

Downtube shifters aren't difficult to master.
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