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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,792
Posted By ZHVelo

Well how much is that in speed? I input this on...

Well how much is that in speed? I input this on 8% grade and if you go 310 watts over 3km you save 9 seconds with 1.2kg. To me that just feels more than 3 watts might indicate. I was never...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,792
Posted By ZHVelo

Sweet Jesus man your ego is fragile.

Sweet Jesus man your ego is fragile.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,792
Posted By ZHVelo

Sorry but what are you talking about? If I want...

Sorry but what are you talking about? If I want to ride 200 watts, I ride 200 watts. On a faster, lighter bike I just travel longer than on a slower heavier bike. But my average watts will be 200 in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,792
Posted By ZHVelo

How much do you care about bike weight?

I probably won't buy any times soon but I have been looking for some time and have 2 on my shortlist now, cost almost the same. Components are equivalent. Already test rode one, the other I will too...
09-09-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who...

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who coached people like Chaves and Quintana, introduced new training methods. Won two Tour de l'Avenir. Then you had the first successes again and suddenly...
09-08-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By ZHVelo

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u. ...

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u.

Colombians are crazy for cycling. Anyone who dares to ride a bike in Bogota must have a death wish. And it is full of cyclists. Medellin closes off some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 12:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,610
Posted By ZHVelo

I feel sorry for people who watch one of his...

I feel sorry for people who watch one of his long-ass videos and think it means anything. They are all the same, as well.

I do think he is right about the frames sent in to him, and that BB...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,933
Posted By ZHVelo

Interesting, makes me think if I should invest in...

Interesting, makes me think if I should invest in a top end model myself to see if I also feel better.
08-23-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,684
Posted By ZHVelo

How do you overtake them? Maybe I am doing...

How do you overtake them?

Maybe I am doing it too dangerous, but I usually look behind me to see if a car is there, if not I just go one the road and overtake the cyclist on the cycling lane....
08-19-20, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,026
Posted By ZHVelo

Just in, Froome and Thomas left out of Tour...

Just in, Froome and Thomas left out of Tour squad.

So much to all those "sandbagging" and "peaking at right time" nonsense.

Amador
Bernal
Carapaz
Castroviejo
Kwiatkowski
Rowe
08-18-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,026
Posted By ZHVelo

Astana are not strong enough to win the TdF, but...

Astana are not strong enough to win the TdF, but Vlasov could win the Giro where there will be less competition this year.
08-18-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,026
Posted By ZHVelo

Buchmann will make podium this year. In an...

Buchmann will make podium this year. In an interview on German TV he said after last year's Tour that he is happy with the progress, that he will continue, and focus on his kick ability. And he did...
08-18-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,788
Posted By ZHVelo

You joined in August 2013 and this is your 8th...

You joined in August 2013 and this is your 8th post only? And what is the point of it anyway?
08-16-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 976
Posted By ZHVelo

Sorry but that is absolute nonsense. There...

Sorry but that is absolute nonsense.

There is zero, zero reason to pretend to get dropped as early as they do. TJV are doing their thing and it doesn't matter if they get played by Ineos right...
08-14-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 976
Posted By ZHVelo

Yesterday's Dauphine Stage 2 had a group of 10...

Yesterday's Dauphine Stage 2 had a group of 10 riders finish within 10 seconds. All 10 were from 10 different teams.

Good to see the likes of Miguel Angel Lopez being able to keep up, Martinez...
08-13-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,198
Posted By ZHVelo

I do not know which one rides better, but...

I do not know which one rides better, but certainly this Canyon Ultimate has better specs and is lighter.
08-12-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,198
Posted By ZHVelo

But which model...

But which model...
08-11-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,198
Posted By ZHVelo

Current waiting times are horrendous. ...

Current waiting times are horrendous.

Negative reviews have skyrocketed this year, almost exclusively due to service. But to be honest I think this applies to every manufacturer.

Oh and major...
08-09-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 790
Posted By ZHVelo

Calling it - Roglic will win it. He was...

Calling it - Roglic will win it.

He was playing with Bernal and he has such a strong team. He has 3 super domestiques. He is a far superior TT guy that Bernal and he he has higher kick at the end...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By ZHVelo

What the hell is that motorbike at 00:38...

What the hell is that motorbike at 00:38 thinking?

Effectively in the middle of the only remaining road left any cyclist coming could take...
07-31-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,917
Posted By ZHVelo

It's official, he can also climb. Pretty solid...

It's official, he can also climb. Pretty solid performance, left the likes of Carapaz, Yates, Landa in the dust (Vuelta a Burgos 2020 Stage 3).
07-29-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,696
Posted By ZHVelo

The more you ride the less it will hurt your ass....

The more you ride the less it will hurt your ass.

Also, try various saddles, go to a local shop and get their help and try out some.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,981
Posted By ZHVelo

yes, this thread has convinced me to get bib...

yes, this thread has convinced me to get bib shorts the next time I need new shorts. Trying can't hurt.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,981
Posted By ZHVelo

Why bib shorts rather than just shorts?

Why do people ride bib sorts?

I have only shorts, never have any problem with them, can't imagine having those weird straps over my shoulder under my jersey, not to mention bib shorts seem to be...
07-23-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,035
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, the average Joe is definitely as strong as...

Yes, the average Joe is definitely as strong as Pantani and able to put out the watts he did.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,892
Posted By ZHVelo

This. What do you lose by going 11-34...

This.

What do you lose by going 11-34 instead of 11-30? It is maybe a somewhat heavier cassette, but those what, 50 grams or what really won't be noticeable compared to the lower gear available....
07-22-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,035
Posted By ZHVelo

I agree, but if you call it a 'climbing' bike you...

I agree, but if you call it a 'climbing' bike you can expect that it should be for climbs. Be that longer steepish ones that will tire you out and you can't grind on 36-30 forever unless you are very...
07-22-20, 12:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,035
Posted By ZHVelo

In no realistic world is this a climbing bike for...

In no realistic world is this a climbing bike for the average person. 36-30 is a joke on long, steep climbs. The amount of watts you would have to churn out just to do say 60 RPM.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,015
Posted By ZHVelo

In times of COVID I try to take a short rest or...

In times of COVID I try to take a short rest or put in an effort to get ahead. I have no intention of drafting behind someone.

There is a route where I regularly (maybe every other time I ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,234
Posted By ZHVelo

The Netherlands. Everywhere I have gone so far....

The Netherlands. Everywhere I have gone so far. You even get to shout at pedestrians who walk into the cycle lanes. Obviously part of this is because often cycle lanes and car lanes are separated,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,565
Posted By ZHVelo

What paint scheme? And which countries in Europe?...

What paint scheme? And which countries in Europe?

I have never had a problem with a car stopping for me, but the car arriving at the roundabout at the same time is always tricky. Because all...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,583
Posted By ZHVelo

None. You go forward, not in circles.

None.

You go forward, not in circles.
07-09-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By ZHVelo

It is official now: ...

It is official now:

https://www.bbc.com/sport/cycling/53112149

But he will complete this season with Ineos.
07-08-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,463
Posted By ZHVelo

I assume you mean add an option for people who...

I assume you mean add an option for people who want this and others who checked the dating box can see that you also checked it?

Otherwise it would just be creepy af.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,588
Posted By ZHVelo

So I went from 25mm 4000's to 28mm 5000's (with...

So I went from 25mm 4000's to 28mm 5000's (with lowering the pressure, too I have to add) and the ride was smoother, more comfortable and I had more grip. I am not an aggressive (or at least not...
06-28-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,865
Posted By ZHVelo

Feels like cheating though.

Feels like cheating though.
06-28-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,846
Posted By ZHVelo

1. Why do Americans always defend capitalism by...

1. Why do Americans always defend capitalism by essentially "muh socialism" as if there is nothing else, as if questioning the former necessitates advocating the latter?

2. I have lived in a very...
06-25-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,366
Posted By ZHVelo

Ah, I misunderstood, apologies. I echo above - if...

Ah, I misunderstood, apologies. I echo above - if I am hungry I add a little protein powder to Greek plain yogurt. Yummy and healthy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,860
Posted By ZHVelo

I can start to imagine, I must incorporate this...

I can start to imagine, I must incorporate this into my endurance rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,860
Posted By ZHVelo

Hah, you have too much space in the US ;)

Hah, you have too much space in the US ;)
06-23-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,190
Posted By ZHVelo

You already have a 1:1 gear, just suck it up and...

You already have a 1:1 gear, just suck it up and power through. Those really steep ramps can't be more than what, 50m at a time? You can do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,501
Posted By ZHVelo

I run 25mm 4000s at like 115 PSI and 110 PSI and...

I run 25mm 4000s at like 115 PSI and 110 PSI and love it. I tried going down, and a little is ok, but like 100 and 95 is just too low. Tires need to be hard.
06-19-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,586
Posted By ZHVelo

Thanks, no because that table is a continuation...

Thanks, no because that table is a continuation of the previous where those headings are given :)
06-17-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,838
Posted By ZHVelo

Then you should practice riding with only one...

Then you should practice riding with only one hand on the bar. Once you got that, stop pedalling and reach down and back up. Once that is ok practice putting the bottle in your mouth and squeezing....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By ZHVelo

Went yesterday, had to turn around. The wind was...

Went yesterday, had to turn around. The wind was so bad it was throwing me all over the road, nearly got hit by a car. Did manage to find another pass that was doable and had nice views...
06-06-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,403
Posted By ZHVelo

The videos tell a very different story. In plenty...

The videos tell a very different story. In plenty of cases they are the ones instigating. And seemingly thoroughly enjoy doing it. Which is not surprising, violent people will be attracted to...
06-06-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,403
Posted By ZHVelo

Fuji is a private company and can do what they...

Fuji is a private company and can do what they want. The police are not. Your analogy is wrong, and just shows your bias. You are essentially saying the police should do their job how they see fit,...
06-06-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,403
Posted By ZHVelo

Failures of a few? And what does everyone else do...

Failures of a few? And what does everyone else do in letting them get away with it?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,512
Posted By ZHVelo

I was reading comment after comment where you...

I was reading comment after comment where you were pretending the data that are there are enough and people pointing out a powermeter was missing were wrong. That literally implies you think a...
06-03-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,406
Posted By ZHVelo

13:03 is my PR on that hill (goal is 09:22) and...

13:03 is my PR on that hill (goal is 09:22) and yes, I have already cycled more this year than all of last year together and more than twice as much as in all of 2018 for example. No, if I get to...
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