It’s not just cyclists.
Once, the vehicle that I was following was hit, head on, by a car coming the other way, which had swerved across the road.
It was a real mess, and the driver of the swerving car was bleeding heavily, and trapped in the car. The driver of the car that I’d been following, got out of the car herself, but sat on the floor,…[Read more]
For a heart rate monitor, try one of these…
.. hooked up to my Garmin Etrex 35 touch really easily, so Bluetooth to an iPhone should be straightforward
One of these…
.. hooked up to my Garmin Etrex 35 touch.
Works a treat
belugabob replied to the topic Orbea custom paint scheme generator vs. man with no taste in the forum Bike Forum 1 month ago
I’d go for the Irn Bru one – as long as it’s not made from girders…
Sussex Muddy@rse ladies rides take place across Sussex and Surrey – Donna (the main instigator) lives in Redhill.
The Muddy@rses are very welcoming and accomodating.
belugabob replied to the topic Ensuring you have everything when building from bits in the forum Bike Forum 1 month ago
Check the mounting bolts for the rear brake caliper. The Shimano ones are referred to by length, but be aware that this is the length of the hole through the frame, that the bolt passes through – NOT the length of the bolt.
You may need to order the correct size bolts, like I did
I’ve been getting out on my 2008 Genesis Altitude with a triple chainset & bar ends whilst my Trance is getting fixed over the last few weeks, and it’s been great fun
@pipm1 – why no go the whole hog, like I did with mine, by turning it into a Singlespeed. For my local woods (Tilgate, near Crawley) it’s absolutely fine, and loads of fun.
Ring door bell
Take winter boots of and change to ‘garden shoes’ that wife hands to me
Give her the boots
Carry bike through house and into garden (we don’t have a back gate but, luckily, it’s a straight line through the hall/kitchen)
Hose down bike
Lube where needed
Put bike away
Stand in garden, with arms outstretched, slowly rotating, whilst…[Read more]
I think you’ll find that it isn’t the GPS which is draining your phone battery, it’s the phone signal and data connection.
Put your phone in airplane mode, and the battery will last for a lot longer, whilst still recording your ride via Strava.
Bear in mind that you won’t be able to receive calls, whilst doing this, but that’s one of the reason…[Read more]