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    I've spent a good amount of time on BB30 frames...

    I've spent a good amount of time on BB30 frames over the past 3 years and I've had do deal with creaking on a couple of them. It's not rocket science to make them quiet, but I'm still not a fan of...
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    It's great that you've found a group that is...

    It's great that you've found a group that is challenging you. Don't hesitate to reach out to some of the more experienced riders and ask for their guidance. Our team rides are open to outsiders and...
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    in a rotating pace line like that, it's mostly...

    in a rotating pace line like that, it's mostly about having a group of guys/gals that are reasonably close in ability. It's possible to do it with a big group when the pace is moderate, but they...
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    If you don't like the idea of a wheel sucking...

    If you don't like the idea of a wheel sucking lazy sprinter jumping out to "win" all the places where your group ride turns into a race, don't ever get into bike racing. That's exactly how it works...
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    Yes, I think that's strange. If it's some kind of...

    Yes, I think that's strange. If it's some kind of race to the last street sign or into the parking lot, then it's game on. If you don't like someone else "winning", then don't let them. If it's just...
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    If this about who pulls into the parking lot...

    If this about who pulls into the parking lot first at the end of a group ride or charity ride, that's even more bazzar to me. I guess it would be a little weird if someone went to the front at the...
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    I don't understand the mentality of looking down...

    I don't understand the mentality of looking down on a rider for not pulling. In most groups, you'll have a mix of abilities. Even if they are all super fit and experienced riders, not everyone is...
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    I raced Pace Bend 35+ 4/5' this past weekend and...

    I raced Pace Bend 35+ 4/5' this past weekend and didn't have a chance to put any of this to the test. The race was super-short (24 miles) and the pack wasn't letting anyone get a gap. It was still...
  9. Don't ever get an electronic groupset if you like...

    Don't ever get an electronic groupset if you like to fine tune. It never needs it unless you swap out wheels with slightly different spacing.

    Actually, you can tweak the speed of shifting and...
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    I've ridden SRAM red for years on multiple bikes....

    I've ridden SRAM red for years on multiple bikes. I've never had to do any special adjustments and never had this issue. I'm always looking for another gear when at my limit climbing and you'd have...
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    I'm zero risk as a sprinter and marginal at 1K...

    I'm zero risk as a sprinter and marginal at 1K (but keep trying regardless). I've got a decent TT, but have not won a road race yet. "dragging others to victory" is a pretty decent description of...
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    How to entice others to join break

    Any tips out there on how to get others to join your break? I've gotten alliances in place before races and that's worked best for me, but I struggle with what the best approach is when there is no...
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    Get some clip on aero bars. You will get about 90...

    Get some clip on aero bars. You will get about 90 percent of the benefits of a TT bike.
  14. The guy that posted his wattage vs. results is a...

    The guy that posted his wattage vs. results is a very experienced racer, so he's making every watt count. Don't expect to be reasonably efficient until you get some races under your belt. If your...
  15. I'm a Bat City guy and our Saturday ride can have...

    I'm a Bat City guy and our Saturday ride can have fast/hard sections, but it's not a "hammerhead" ride if that's what you are looking for. We try to keep the group together (regroup on hills and...
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    I've had an s works roubaix sl4 for almost 2...

    I've had an s works roubaix sl4 for almost 2 years and it's my go to bike for training and racing. I've got a Tarmac I prefer for crit racing because it's got a bit shorter wheelbase, but I prefer...
  17. I got it working. I had to download the files...

    I got it working. I had to download the files through the ErgDB link function in GC, and then it worked fine. The files are identical to the ones I downloaded and uploaded to GC through the workout...
  18. Golden Cheetah Question - How to get target power showing from ERG file?

    I've got a ANT stick and have GC set up to show live power data on the "training" page I'd like to use GC to view sufferfest videos sync'd up to ERG files with the target power levels. I've...
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    Thanks, I'll give it a read this weekend.

    Thanks, I'll give it a read this weekend.
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    Thanks for the reply, but I'm getting an...

    Thanks for the reply, but I'm getting an access/permissions error on that folder.

    Is this what you are talking about?:

    Stripped Down: Fill the Right
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    My primary goal for next year is to hit a...

    My primary goal for next year is to hit a specific finish time in the State TT (June), so I'm hoping to build FTP and really focus on TT position throughout the season. My secondary goal is playing...
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    Yes, just pull the cassette straight off. You...

    Yes, just pull the cassette straight off. You need to remove the skewer first. The first time I did it, I thought the thing was broken. It's actually a pretty clever design. The hardest part is...
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    All pt wheels made in the last 4ish years support...

    All pt wheels made in the last 4ish years support 10 and 11 speed without tools or redishing. The only thing you need is a free hub that supports 11. What's nice about the pt design is that the...
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    the speed at which "they" don't think it's silly...

    the speed at which "they" don't think it's silly to ride carbon. As you go faster, you do save more watts, but you theoretically get a benefit at any speed.

    I know someone with a high end bike...
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    Yes, you'll get the most aero benefit on the...

    Yes, you'll get the most aero benefit on the front. As mentioned earlier, it's also pretty common for TT and Tri folks to use an aero front and shallow rear with a disc cover. You usually only use...
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