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07-02-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 645
Posted By sean.hwy

I thought it was to help dampen vibrations.

I thought it was to help dampen vibrations.
07-01-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By sean.hwy

Is it really that magical ? How do you fix a...

Is it really that magical ? How do you fix a flat on the side of the road? I must have changed at least four to six flats this year. Granted a few of them where for my female friend.

I am really...
07-01-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By sean.hwy

@Iride01...

@Iride01 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/iride01-466379.html) thank you
07-01-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By sean.hwy

( noob here started in march have about 2700...

( noob here started in march have about 2700 miles, longest ride 40/50 miles )

" sit bones and tail bones " what ? What is the difference? I am still just biking in fitnesses shorts ( not bike...
07-01-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,118
Posted By sean.hwy

Did you notice much of difference on your longer...

Did you notice much of difference on your longer rides ( 3+ hours etc.. ) ?
07-01-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,118
Posted By sean.hwy

from this I should be using 165mm instead of the...

from this I should be using 165mm instead of the 175 that came on both my bikes ( gravel and road ).


...
06-30-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 573
Posted By sean.hwy

When I first bought my road bike with 23 tires I...

When I first bought my road bike with 23 tires I got a flat within two weeks. I am 150lbs and was running around 80psi. Lot's of people prediccated I got a pinch flat ( two snake bites ). Sure enough...
06-30-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By sean.hwy

https://www.yelp.com/biz/mikes-bikes-of-palo-alto-...

https://www.yelp.com/biz/mikes-bikes-of-palo-alto-palo-alto-2
06-30-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By sean.hwy

Lot's of people seem to use Mike's bike in palo...

Lot's of people seem to use Mike's bike in palo atlo.


have you thought about using https://cycling.favero.com/assioma power pedals so you can just do the swap yourself and it's easy to transfer...
06-26-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By sean.hwy

This year I just purchased two cannondale. I just...

This year I just purchased two cannondale. I just looked up their warranty. I need to

https://www.cannondale.com/en-us/warranty


thank you!!
06-26-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By sean.hwy

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/warranty ...

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/warranty

(https://www.specialized.com/us/en/warranty)

I did not know that. Thank you.
06-26-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By sean.hwy

I am hiker and just started biking. My previous...

I am hiker and just started biking. My previous garmin watch battery died around 8 or 10 hours when I hiked half dome. So I went with the fenix 5 which supposedly has great
battery in gps mode.

...
06-23-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,720
Posted By sean.hwy

I carry both but I have only ever used the pump. ...

I carry both but I have only ever used the pump.

LEZYNE Sport Drive HV Bicycle Hand Pump, High Volume 90psi, Presta & Schrader Bike Pump...
06-23-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,769
Posted By sean.hwy

My friends scott gravel bike will except 28mm. If...

My friends scott gravel bike will except 28mm. If his goal is to have a higher top end speed I would think the 28 would be faster than the 32.

He of course needs to confirm what tires will fit on...
06-23-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By sean.hwy

Love it! Kuat Sherpa 2.0 ...

Love it!

Kuat Sherpa 2.0
https://www.rei.com/product/109437/kuat-sherpa-20-2-bike-hitch-rack
06-23-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,769
Posted By sean.hwy

You have GRAVEL tires. I own two bikes. Gravel...

You have GRAVEL tires. I own two bikes. Gravel bike with gravel tire @ 40mm and road bike with 28mm road tires. On a sprint, in town with traffic lights, etc. the times are almost the same. On the...
06-17-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,724
Posted By sean.hwy

How Accurate Is STRAVA Power? (Calculated Power...

How Accurate Is STRAVA Power? (Calculated Power VS ACTUAL Power Comparison)

rough cliff note:
strava close when using steady power
strava shows way too much power when you sprint
06-16-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,259
Posted By sean.hwy

Guess it's just me. I hate them. I said out loud...

Guess it's just me. I hate them. I said out loud so there!!!
If you are not going to do the work then just get electric moped, motorcycle, etc.. I think it's kind of lame since they just made the...
06-16-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By sean.hwy

Thanks for your input. The bike is way past...

Thanks for your input.

The bike is way past warranty. It is from 2014. From looking online the bike is probably only worth 300 to 400. If I get get it fixed for $50 to $100 it would be worth it...
06-15-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By sean.hwy

Thule 982Xt Frame...

Thule 982Xt Frame Adapterhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004KZS5GW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
06-15-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By sean.hwy

I purchased this pump and have had used it...

I purchased this pump and have had used it several times the
last few months. Works great. I can't speak about long term.

LEZYNE Sport Drive HV Bicycle Hand Pump...
06-15-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By sean.hwy

BayArea repair aluminum frame

My friend's aluminum frame ( 2014 Specialized Dolce ) has a hairline crack near the rear wheel.

I don’t think the components are good enough to salvage to buy a newer frame.

I am looking for...
06-12-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By sean.hwy

I have the duo. Paired with my garmin fenix 5...

I have the duo. Paired with my garmin fenix 5 watch no problem.
06-12-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By sean.hwy

Thanks. I will just swap out my pads and call it...

Thanks. I will just swap out my pads and call it day then.

Where do you buy those pads?
06-12-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By sean.hwy

I have experienced zero brake fade. Both bikes...

I have experienced zero brake fade. Both bikes have 700 wheels. Road bike has 28mm tires. Gravel bike has 38mm ( I think ).

I have no problems stopping currently on the hills I have been on. I am...
06-12-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By sean.hwy

when do you need better pads & 180 brakes?

My gravel bike and road bike both have 160 brakes. The are great on flats. I started doing hill on both bikes and now I am little concerned about when I need to upgrade the pads
and go to a larger...
06-12-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By sean.hwy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UPwGZLYXpQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UPwGZLYXpQ

I would probably go with 360 camera on my helmet.
06-09-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,638
Posted By sean.hwy

I have ordered a few bells. Hopefully they are...

I have ordered a few bells. Hopefully they are loud enough that in a group ride while riding single file at 20mph+ I can ring it several times to let my friends in front know there is car coming up...
06-09-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,428
Posted By sean.hwy

What kind of bike do you have? I have a...

What kind of bike do you have?

I have a carbon fiber road with 23 mm tires and steep head angle where my feet will touch the tires when turning if at the 3 and 9 position. I find this bike twitchy...
06-07-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By sean.hwy

I have always wonder if a football helmet would...

I have always wonder if a football helmet would work. Lots of different kinds of face protection to chose from while allowing air to not fog up.
06-07-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By sean.hwy

SJPD Searching for Suspect in Fatal Cycling Hit-and-Run Guadalupe River Trail

https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/sjpd-searching-for-suspect-in-fatal-cycling-hit-and-run/2304146/?_osource=SocialFlowFB_BAYBrand&fbclid=IwAR0oiRJbfpJAl8k217bqSUOwtj8n7K5Jj5l9MRFj_KNqVYN8G6ooB-33U...
06-05-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By sean.hwy

Can tubes make a noticeable difference? I know...

Can tubes make a noticeable difference? I know tires are night and day different from my own experience.
06-04-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By sean.hwy

inner tube park multi-tool levers manual...

inner tube
park multi-tool
levers
manual pump
co2 pump
credit card
house key
one bar
06-04-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,638
Posted By sean.hwy

As a pedestrian how do you want to know when being passed?

How do you think the pedestrian on the path wants to know you are passing them:



1) Yell “on your left”

2) Ring a bell

3) Jingle bells on your bike that rattle that whole time...
06-04-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By sean.hwy

I just bought Kuat Sherpa 2.0. Love it. ...

I just bought Kuat Sherpa 2.0. Love it.

https://www.kuatracks.com/product/sherpa-2-0/
05-28-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,387
Posted By sean.hwy

Truer words have not been spoken!

Truer words have not been spoken!
05-27-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,254
Posted By sean.hwy

If you sold/stolen your bike today, would you pay...

If you sold/stolen your bike today, would you pay extra for it on your next bike?
05-26-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By sean.hwy

That is AWESOME. Thank you!

That is AWESOME. Thank you!
05-26-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By sean.hwy

Help pick which adapter to use to conver from 140 to 160 disk

I want to convert the road bike to use 160 rear disk so I can swap rims between my bikes.

I am not sure which adapter to use.

SHIMANO Flat Mount Disc Brake Adapter...
05-25-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,815
Posted By sean.hwy

I must admit though it's PITA to see you data...

I must admit though it's PITA to see you data that older that 12 months old. You have to keep scrolling back like your cell phone if you want to see what you kid text you in 2016. You just keep...
05-25-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,815
Posted By sean.hwy

Seattle Forrest guessed correct. I am guessing...

Seattle Forrest guessed correct. I am guessing he assumed I did not buy the watch for riding bike and is something I had for a while. This is my 2nd garmen watch. My data goes back to 2016 from...
05-25-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,633
Posted By sean.hwy

How much did it end up costing you?

How much did it end up costing you?
05-23-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,815
Posted By sean.hwy

I guess I will look into the 1030 ( another old...

I guess I will look into the 1030 ( another old guy with not such great eye site ). I can either have my glasses on see the road at night and high speed but not see my watch or take my glasses off...
05-23-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,815
Posted By sean.hwy

Sounds like the 130 is not going to work for me. ...

Sounds like the 130 is not going to work for me.

I would like the computer to replace my watch for recording and displaying in real time. Currently I have no need for maps. I either know where I...
05-22-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,815
Posted By sean.hwy

Garmin 130 vs 830/1030

I am currently using my garmin fenix 5 watch with my power pedals. I have been wanting to upgrade to computer. REI has sale Edge 130 GPS Bike Computer & Varia RTL510 Radar 2 Taillight together for...
05-18-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 828
Posted By sean.hwy

If my bike shirt/jacket does not have a pocket I...

If my bike shirt/jacket does not have a pocket I will throw in the water bottle that does not have any liquid in it. For longer rides that require water I will want food so then I will have clothes...
05-17-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By sean.hwy

As other have said, do not touch the limit...

As other have said, do not touch the limit screws.

I used the park tool video to help adjust my rear derailleur.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkZxPIZ1ngY
05-17-20, 11:55 AM
05-17-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By sean.hwy

I used a razor.

I used a razor.
05-17-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By sean.hwy

I am such a noob. I did not even consider the...

I am such a noob. I did not even consider the height. Thank you.


I will just order the 25 then.

Anyone have advice on a good street tire? I see this one come up in a lot of reviews. Grand...
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