I mentioned in Dahondude's 3 Peaks Blog that I had fitted some Q Rotor elliptical chainrings on my bike, and was asked to post some pictures of them; so here they are. It doesn't come out that well…Continue
"I'm Configuration Manager for a Defence contractor, currently doing a fair bit of work on the Air Warfare Destroyers that are being built at Osborne - hence my frequent visits to Adelaide from Sydney."
"Hi Carmen, I've used Q-Rings for a few years now and do like them. For most use the difference is not overly noticable, it is only really noticable at times when you are grinding a bit up hills - which hopefully isn't that…"
"Interesting and timely discussion for me, I am certainly feeling a bit of post goal depression after achieving my time goal for 3 Peaks (even if it was modified with the different course).
As I had set a pretty demanding goal I put a lot of work and…"
"I had a 2006 TCR and had the issue that quite a few of the parts were starting to wear out; so I had to look at whether to upgrade or to go for a new bike. Given the price of new bikes compared to the price of components I decided that the new…"
"By a dumb segment I mean something that was obviously created (probably automatically) with erroneous data - which is what this thread was originally about. For example a segment in the middle of the Adelaide CBD which claims to be a Cat 4 climb at…"
"If they are really dumb segments it is worth reporting them to Strava Support and getting them fixed or deleted - that fixes it for everybody. Mind you it is much easier to identify the dumb segments if you have dumped your Strava data into…"
"Generaly I think these are automated segments that Strava creates whenever it identifies something that it thinks is a climb (in these cases due tro bad data). If you notice these it is good if you can raise them with Strava support and they will…"
"The bigger problem is actually how infrequently you have to recharge. Since I have had it (six months) I have recharged twice, once just before I did Amys GF, and then a second time after it finally went flat after around 4 months of use.
"I think one of the most useful things I have done as far as bike handling skills is to do some mountain biking. Riding on the loose stuff very quickly forces you to learn skills such as setting up for corners properly, braking before the…"