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Forum: Foo
01-15-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,459
Posted By ElJamoquio

I have a Nikon, and a cannon. The cannon is more...

I have a Nikon, and a cannon. The cannon is more menacing.
Forum: Foo
01-15-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,459
Posted By ElJamoquio

You foo-bots realize what this means, don't you? ...

You foo-bots realize what this means, don't you? You can talk politics in Foo. BillyD said so.
Forum: Foo
01-15-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By ElJamoquio

Yup, that's what I've heard as well (I have...

Yup, that's what I've heard as well (I have neither the Tesla nor the LG, but currently planning to get one or the other or a third option not yet named).
Forum: Foo
01-14-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,459
Posted By ElJamoquio

You need more than an unlocked phone - you need...

You need more than an unlocked phone - you need an unlocked phone where the phone manufacturer hasn't futzed around with Android as well (IMO). That leaves out Samsung, and I think most people think...
Forum: Foo
01-14-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By ElJamoquio

Huh. I was thinking about getting the Tesla...

Huh. I was thinking about getting the Tesla system or the LG system. The Tesla system says it highly recommends a permanent connection to the internet but I have yet to see that it's *required*.
Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,459
Posted By ElJamoquio

Apparently. Except the 'personality' is crashy,...

Apparently. Except the 'personality' is crashy, buggy software that Sprint, LG, etc do a half-ass job adding to Android in order to try to monetize you more.

I won't get another phone that doesn't...
Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,459
Posted By ElJamoquio

Did you remove the sprint bloatware and run only...

Did you remove the sprint bloatware and run only stock android?

Honestly though with the problems i've had through sprint you'd need to get a new service provider as well, probably won't help to...
Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,459
Posted By ElJamoquio

Part of the problem with creating phones that...

Part of the problem with creating phones that people can use any way they want is that some companies will muck up the software, trying to benefit themselves.
Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,459
Posted By ElJamoquio

Where'd you buy it?

Where'd you buy it?
Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,459
Posted By ElJamoquio

As much as I like to blame the government in...

As much as I like to blame the government in general and Trump in particular for all of our woes, this stock market tumble was a long time coming. Personally I don't think the tariffs had much to do...
Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,459
Posted By ElJamoquio

You sure you had android? What phone did you try?

You sure you had android? What phone did you try?
Forum: Foo
01-13-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,459
Posted By ElJamoquio

Apple will always confuse me. Or rather, Apple's...

Apple will always confuse me. Or rather, Apple's consumers, among which they count my sister as a member (and through hand-me-downs, my mother and father).
09-22-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By ElJamoquio

Those all look awesome (and impressively loud)! ...

Those all look awesome (and impressively loud)! But none of them have 'button A = horn, button B = bicycle bell for pedestrians'. Any other thoughts?
09-21-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By ElJamoquio

Best electric bell / horn?

Looking for a 2-in-1 (if it exists) bike horn (for cars) and bike-warning (for pedestrians) that I can operate from an electric button on my handlebars.

Anything out there?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-18, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By ElJamoquio

If you're racing, it's debatable these days but...

If you're racing, it's debatable these days but I'd say the 23's have a very slight margin.

In comfort the 25's have a wide margin.

Your call.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By ElJamoquio

2mm means roughly (25/23)^2 -1 = 18% more volume....

2mm means roughly (25/23)^2 -1 = 18% more volume. On top of that with the increased volume and distance from the rim you can run lower pressure, say, 10 or so psi lower. It'll ride a lot smoother.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By ElJamoquio

Rec's for new aluminum ergo handlebars?

Any recommendations for aluminum ergo road handlebars?

In the past I've gotten Ritchey WCS's, liked the design, but it appears as if it's been changed, and I haven't been up to speed on what's...
09-07-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By ElJamoquio

Ha! I don't record GPS / bike computer any more...

Ha! I don't record GPS / bike computer any more (though I used to!) for the same reason, too many things. I'd perma-hook on my bike computer on my bike hooked up to the dyno hub but I keep my...
09-07-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By ElJamoquio

It's not hard at all. Of course a quick circuit...

It's not hard at all. Of course a quick circuit isn't hard either.

I'm not worried about how hard or easy it is, though. I'm worried about the 20% of the time I forget to do it. I have literally...
09-07-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By ElJamoquio

Yes. Very easily, and that was one of my initial...

Yes. Very easily, and that was one of my initial thoughts. You still have to turn the thing on and off though.
09-07-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,277
Posted By ElJamoquio

And it has 5 times the energy of a AA battery and...

And it has 5 times the energy of a AA battery and is rechargeable. That makes it awesome.
09-05-18, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By ElJamoquio

Yup, I've put an oscilloscope on my hub and (with...

Yup, I've put an oscilloscope on my hub and (with a lot of help... er, with me watching back in '09) built a circuit to create a constant 5V... maybe 1 or 2 amps out?. I didn't use a battery. I'm...
09-04-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By ElJamoquio

Thanks for the reply. I know if it doesn't...

Thanks for the reply.

I know if it doesn't auto-on when I step on the pedals, it won't be running the next time I'm catastrophically hit... I'd really prefer a solution where I wasn't in the loop....
09-03-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,015
Posted By ElJamoquio

Wrong one. But next time I'm in Santa Cruz I'll...

Wrong one. But next time I'm in Santa Cruz I'll look for your camera! Or an otter posting selfies.
09-03-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By ElJamoquio

What's the best dynamo light these days? Been...

What's the best dynamo light these days? Been about ten years since I bought mine.

In theory my dynamo light doesn't have enormous amounts of lumens but in reality it uses optics well and does a...
09-03-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,277
Posted By ElJamoquio

Most people call them button batteries......

Most people call them button batteries... honestly I think the manufacturing method is what counts here and buttons are manufactured differently.
09-03-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,015
Posted By ElJamoquio

Hey, I found a camera on the Pacific Ocean...

Hey, I found a camera on the Pacific Ocean bottom! Do you want me to mail your camera back to you?
09-03-18, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By ElJamoquio

Video camera setup

I had a bad hit by a car a few months ago, am starting to bike again, and would like to install as-small-as-reasonable front and rear video on my bike.

The bike I used most frequently had a dyno...
09-03-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,277
Posted By ElJamoquio

18650 might be the most common battery in the...

18650 might be the most common battery in the world, and it has an awsome capacity for both volume and weight. I wish it was the only battery commonly available.
09-03-18, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By ElJamoquio

For images, Darktable and GIMP are pretty great. ...

For images, Darktable and GIMP are pretty great.

Never tried them with movies.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-18, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By ElJamoquio

https://www.amazon.com/Wellgo-Cycling-Shimano-Adap...

https://www.amazon.com/Wellgo-Cycling-Shimano-Adapter-Cleats/dp/B00E7UZHB6
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By ElJamoquio

Were CAAD8's still made in 2014? I thought they...

Were CAAD8's still made in 2014? I thought they were a circa 2006 bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,241
Posted By ElJamoquio

As another poster mentioned, the recommended way...

As another poster mentioned, the recommended way to assault someone without making it obvious is to wait until they're overlapped and swerve over.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,118
Posted By ElJamoquio

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006M4OY64/ref=o...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006M4OY64/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,478
Posted By ElJamoquio

I don't know about you, but I *WANT* to describe...

I don't know about you, but I *WANT* to describe those sensations to you in detail.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 11:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,604
Posted By ElJamoquio

I thought this was going to be team sky bibs with...

I thought this was going to be team sky bibs with local LBS jersey or something similar.

With very minor exceptions, I only own black bibs. It's pretty rare when the bib brand matches the jersey...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,638
Posted By ElJamoquio

I didn't take his post as particularly...

I didn't take his post as particularly mean-spirited.

My vote is for marking the seat post, then moving it up as req'd in the workstand. How often do you intend to put your trainer bike in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,241
Posted By ElJamoquio

I don't care. I don't make a habit out of taking...

I don't care. I don't make a habit out of taking stranger's wheels outside of races but if they've been on my wheel for a mile or so I'll stop in for a breather.

If someone's on your rear wheel...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,241
Posted By ElJamoquio

It's amazing to me (having been largely absent...

It's amazing to me (having been largely absent from this section of the forum for the past 7 or 8 years) that people still know what I'm talking about.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-18, 11:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,478
Posted By ElJamoquio

Yes..

Yes..
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-18, 11:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,478
Posted By ElJamoquio

More expensive bibs don't chafe your taint after...

More expensive bibs don't chafe your taint after a long time in the saddle. This is 80-90% of the advantage, according to me.

They also stay in place better, feel more comfortable on the body in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-18, 10:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,241
Posted By ElJamoquio

We're going to yell at you.

We're going to yell at you.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-18, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,695
Posted By ElJamoquio

Tell that to the rain and the guy walking down...

Tell that to the rain and the guy walking down the street when you stopped into the gas station, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,695
Posted By ElJamoquio

I'd still prefer a fork mount, and honestly when...

I'd still prefer a fork mount, and honestly when I was racing I didn't want my bicycle and other stuff on the outside of the vehicle.

In addition (only applies to some of us, but applies to me),...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,695
Posted By ElJamoquio

My 2002 Ford Escape - the smallest vehicle I...

My 2002 Ford Escape - the smallest vehicle I could find that could hold the bike, inside, upright. I attached a fork mount to the spare wheel cover.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By ElJamoquio

Recommend Bicycle Pants

Alas, after 11 years of service - perhaps 50-100 rides per year- my Pearl Izumi Tokyo tights have given up the ghost, with perhaps 5 extra holes in the fabric, including one disturbingly placed on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By ElJamoquio

How many grams of lead do you guys think you're...

How many grams of lead do you guys think you're adding? Or what are the dimensions?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-17, 02:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By ElJamoquio

Tailor in or around San Jose, CA

Looking to alter a few pairs of bibs slightly, and was hoping to work with a tailor that was used to lycra.

Any recommendations?
12-18-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By ElJamoquio

What cyclists REALLY need is another way to...

What cyclists REALLY need is another way to alienate the rest of the population.
12-18-16, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,692
Posted By ElJamoquio

It will make a difference, without team cars. It...

It will make a difference, without team cars. It won't be make-or-break but it will help the stronger teams dominate. The range should be fine for a lot of races...
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