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Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,238
Posted By mvnsnd

Kudos!

Kudos!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,238
Posted By mvnsnd

Congratulations and well done! :bday:

Congratulations and well done! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,238
Posted By mvnsnd

Which cable cutter do you have? Most have a crimp...

Which cable cutter do you have? Most have a crimp spot on the handle side of the pivot.

See the notch and nub in the image of a Park tool below:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,911
Posted By mvnsnd

Can you try a friends bike with SPD-SL pedals to...

Can you try a friends bike with SPD-SL pedals to see if it truly is your pedals? Have him try yours to see if they are harder to unclip? I've been using ultegra SPD-SL for years with never an issue...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,238
Posted By mvnsnd

Yes, in that case he's out of line. A small...

Yes, in that case he's out of line. A small group needs to be cohesive.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,238
Posted By mvnsnd

Really depends on the group and the purpose of...

Really depends on the group and the purpose of the ride. Most of the club rides I do, we all start at the same time and break into groups depending on level. There's always a bit of pushing the pace...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,238
Posted By mvnsnd

So sorry for your loss.

So sorry for your loss.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By mvnsnd

I switched from Sidi Genius to Lake CX332. I...

I switched from Sidi Genius to Lake CX332. I won't go back. The lake has a bit more room in the toe box and I like the BOA better than the velcro and ratchet system. The fit is otherwise similar...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,238
Posted By mvnsnd

Troublemaker is a good description for now. ;) ...

Troublemaker is a good description for now. ;) He's doing well actually, growing quite a bit and loves to chew! Off the vet at the end of the week for neutering.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,238
Posted By mvnsnd

Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,238
Posted By mvnsnd

Hi ISO setting allowing a fast shutter speed?

Hi ISO setting allowing a fast shutter speed?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,238
Posted By mvnsnd

I like it, but it does get black fairly quick. ...

I like it, but it does get black fairly quick. Shake well before use and re-apply as necessary. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 81,823
Posted By mvnsnd

Maybe I am missing something here, but all you...

Maybe I am missing something here, but all you would need for most of Europe is a few of these: Travel adapter...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 81,823
Posted By mvnsnd

Agreed. SystemSix seems to fit the image. I...

Agreed. SystemSix seems to fit the image. I would be curios to hear your impressions, Bah Humbug.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By mvnsnd

You could look into BIgRingVR...

You could look into BIgRingVR (https://www.bigringvr.com/) or VeloReality (https://veloreality.com/) These use video of a route and then change your trainer slope accordingly. You do have to buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By mvnsnd

Or ask in their forum: Trainers general...

Or ask in their forum: Trainers general discussion - Elite forum (http://forum.elite-it.com/viewforum.php?f=13)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,847
Posted By mvnsnd

You're close. Increasing "trainer difficulty"...

You're close. Increasing "trainer difficulty" tells Zwift how close to approximate the slope of the incline. So having "trainer difficulty" at 50% and going up a 8% incline means Zwift will...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 81,823
Posted By mvnsnd

Best advice would be to buy new clincher type...

Best advice would be to buy new clincher type wheels and tyres. Tubed or tubeless according to taste. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 81,823
Posted By mvnsnd

It's been awful. I like it better when we lose...

It's been awful. I like it better when we lose that competition. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 81,823
Posted By mvnsnd

This could mean that the disk is nearly out of...

This could mean that the disk is nearly out of space, or becoming faulty with read/write data. You could also try to run resource monitor to get more information, but you kind of have to know what...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 81,823
Posted By mvnsnd

When the computer is running slow, open task...

When the computer is running slow, open task manager and look at processes. Rank them by CPU and see which is hogging the CPU time. T

Also check that the C: drive has plenty of free space.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 81,823
Posted By mvnsnd

Go ahead, you can tell us what it is :)

Go ahead, you can tell us what it is :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By mvnsnd

I recently got a Wahoo TICKR when my Garmin HR...

I recently got a Wahoo TICKR when my Garmin HR unit suddenly died. I also do not like that the Wahoo strap need the HR unit in place to be warn. That's one point where Garmin has an advantage, so my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 81,823
Posted By mvnsnd

Yeah, don't trust Strava FTP unless you ride...

Yeah, don't trust Strava FTP unless you ride always with a power meter. Zwift does a good job at estimating FTP, but as Dan says, you need to put in a good 20 min effort. I use the wattopia epic...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 66,720
Posted By mvnsnd

My personal experience is wheel on is better for...

My personal experience is wheel on is better for a smart trainer. I have a Direto and it works just fine for me and I got it from performance with a 20% off sale a couple of years back.
I will...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 66,720
Posted By mvnsnd

Genesis at the carrier dome was awesome. The...

Genesis at the carrier dome was awesome. The whole stadium shook.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 66,720
Posted By mvnsnd

Thanks everyone. He's becoming a family member...

Thanks everyone. He's becoming a family member very quickly ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 66,720
Posted By mvnsnd

Let me introduce Winston: ...

Let me introduce Winston:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/852x1065/winston_260192d9cab108d20fb45d919a28104517f21221.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-18, 06:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By mvnsnd

If you get aluminum rollers, you can buy rare...

If you get aluminum rollers, you can buy rare earth magnets to add resistance like as shown in this video. I have done this with my rollers and it helps a lot.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 839
Posted By mvnsnd

Smart move getting the smart trainer. I had a KK...

Smart move getting the smart trainer. I had a KK rock n Roll for a few years with a power meter wheel. I could hit power targets by shifting to an appropriate gear, but could not simulate steep...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 66,720
Posted By mvnsnd

Don't forget the bourbon ;)

Don't forget the bourbon ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 66,720
Posted By mvnsnd

So, no Nikon fans in this group? The Z series...

So, no Nikon fans in this group? The Z series looks interesting to me.

But I'm a D300 owner too, so it would be an almost obvious choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-18, 05:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 688
Posted By mvnsnd

It's in regards to Windows OS. Windows Bluetooth...

It's in regards to Windows OS. Windows Bluetooth is not officially supported, so if one wants to use a Bluetooth connection, a phone running the companion app is necessary to bridge the computer to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-18, 05:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 688
Posted By mvnsnd

What hardware are you going to use with it? ...

What hardware are you going to use with it?

PC? you will need one of these: ANT USB (https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/garmin-canada-inc/ANTUSB-M/1094-1009-ND/3947399) Zwift will not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 66,720
Posted By mvnsnd

Double agree!

Double agree!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 66,720
Posted By mvnsnd

Congrats to AG! And no need to apologize,...

Congrats to AG!

And no need to apologize, you're human and we understand :hug: Don't be a stranger.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-18, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 66,720
Posted By mvnsnd

:bday: Congrats!

:bday:

Congrats!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 137,953
Posted By mvnsnd

[/LEFT] Or you can start a gofundme campaign...

[/LEFT]

Or you can start a gofundme campaign ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 137,953
Posted By mvnsnd

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Halo Skull cap...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 137,953
Posted By mvnsnd

I'll further comment as I sweat a LOT. I have...

I'll further comment as I sweat a LOT. I have tried the Gutr. It gave me a headache as you have to have it fairly tight to keep contact with your skin. I like the Halo headwear better. I used the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-18, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By mvnsnd

You may also want to look at the Elite direto...

You may also want to look at the Elite direto forum and post there: Direto - Elite forum (http://forum.elite-it.com/viewforum.php?f=34)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-18, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 137,953
Posted By mvnsnd

datlas Velo Vol Hmm, I don't remember it...

datlas
Velo Vol

Hmm, I don't remember it working like that in the past. Thanks. However, it doesn't show correctly in the post preview.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-18, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 137,953
Posted By mvnsnd

With a one word username, one can just put an @...

With a one word username, one can just put an @ in front of it, but I don't know what to do since Velo Vol has a space in the name.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-18, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 137,953
Posted By mvnsnd

Good morning Velo Vol Yeah, I don't know...

Good morning Velo Vol

Yeah, I don't know how to use the @ function.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,059
Posted By mvnsnd

That's not exactly what he's saying. He's...

That's not exactly what he's saying. He's saying that a short rest to regroup, won't affect stamina. At least not any more than the "rest" one gets when riding in a group.
What length rides are we...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By mvnsnd

I have a direto too, but haven't used it with...

I have a direto too, but haven't used it with Zwift since spring and suspending my Zwift account. I'll be heading back to Zwift in a month or so when the weather starts to get crappy.

Please...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-18, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 137,953
Posted By mvnsnd

Not to get in the middle of this, but I think...

Not to get in the middle of this, but I think sbxx was just trying to be helpful, showing you a few options. Yeah, maybe he was also edging you on a bit, but if you remember back, he was also trying...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 137,953
Posted By mvnsnd

Since you need to take it to a shop at some...

Since you need to take it to a shop at some point, try spraying the outside of both sides of the BB with something like Tri-Flow and see if that stops the squeaking. I've had it work for a while...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 137,953
Posted By mvnsnd

It's a thing, and yeah, kinda gross. Bacterial...

It's a thing, and yeah, kinda gross. Bacterial doping?

https://www.outsideonline.com/2274441/no-gut-no-glory
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-18, 10:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,159
Posted By mvnsnd

Totally agree. Don't do anything different for a...

Totally agree. Don't do anything different for a while. Ride the same as you usually do and collect data. After you have some data, you can see where you are and what you would like to see...
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