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Specialized S-Works Power Cranks Broken

It’s never great when something breaks, but when that thing is an expensive power meter, it really sucks… In this case, it’s the right side power meter – which while everything looks good in the Specialized Power Cranks app, just isn’t reporting any power. My “solution” so far has to been to remove the battery from the right crank, and just run one-sided, so at least the left-side doubles the power and…

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FAQ it

Added a FAQ to the site. The intent is something that’s approachable no matter what your level in the game is. It is intended to be a living document, and so feel free to offer suggestions on new questions, tell me where I’m wrong, etc. FAQ…

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Shaving time

Having become quite comfortable breaking the rules, more than a couple on the screenshot above even, I’ve resisted the urge to signal membership in the cycling collective. As one might reasonably guess, that time is done, at least temporarily. But, have no fear! I will hold steadfast on my other violations. First of, I am surprised that anyone who has shaved their legs does it more than once. What an absolutely horrible…

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Bryton Rider 320 Cycling Computer

The Bryton Rider 320 is a mid-level cycling computer that offers massive battery life and an excellent feature set for its price point. This includes support for many sensor types as well as ANT+ power meters. Obviously, given the “mid-level” nature of the device there are some trade-offs required versus a higher prices head units.…

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Working around Garmin’s intransigence

In general, I’ve been really pleased with my fēnix 6, but Garmin’s unwillingness to properly merge data recorded on other platforms/devices remains a massive annoyance. Fortunately, I’ve figured out a work around; which as stupid as it is that I need to do this, turns out it works pretty well. The “solution” should have been obvious to me at the time, but blinded as I was by the pink-fog-of-disbelief, it wasn’t. Simply…

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