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06-10-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,975
Posted By Voodoo76

When I was track racing I would frequently do...

When I was track racing I would frequently do this & often others didn't even notice. Had a non race bike with a front brake and a bottle cage for road use. Like anything else it depends on the rider...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20,480
Views: 4,777,041
Posted By Voodoo76

Same. Just finished setting them up & will get a...

Same. Just finished setting them up & will get a few hours in tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By Voodoo76

Not to side track the thread but waxing your...

Not to side track the thread but waxing your chain instead of liquid lubes eliminates 90% of drivetrain crud & cleaning. You don't need to do anything to the chainrings or cassette other than soap &...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By Voodoo76

DMT Knit Shoes

Looking for some insight into sizing on DMT knit shoes. Specifically KR0 or KR SL. An older pair of Shimano 320's in 44.0 have been the best fit I've had in recent years. Out of what I've tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,085
Posted By Voodoo76

If a shoe fits really well it's worth having...

If a shoe fits really well it's worth having another pair or two so you don't have to start all over again when they stop making them. Same goes for saddles.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,761
Posted By Voodoo76

Mounting difficulties are one area that have me...

Mounting difficulties are one area that have me seriously considering tubeless. I had a small routine puncture yesterday leading to a slow leak in the front tire that I'm guessing would have easily...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,816
Posted By Voodoo76

Overlap is more likely on a road frame than...

Overlap is more likely on a road frame than current TT frames. Modern TT bikes typically have a 20-30mm longer front center than road designs. This helps keep the bike balanced fore/aft since most of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,721
Posted By Voodoo76

Ask Henry Cho

Ask Henry Cho
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,154
Posted By Voodoo76

As some above have mentioned, better to start out...

As some above have mentioned, better to start out easy and finish strong. Given that you are in control of the pace & have plenty of fueling and hydration in an organized century, much easier than a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By Voodoo76

I'm very sensitive to seat angle. Once you find...

I'm very sensitive to seat angle. Once you find the angle that works an inexpensive digital level is an easy way to get a very repeatable setup.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,644
Posted By Voodoo76

I can't say which is best, but I use CO2. I'll...

I can't say which is best, but I use CO2. I'll add that I rarely flat. Have had 3 in the last two years & they were all on the same ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By Voodoo76

A great starting point if you want to develop a...

A great starting point if you want to develop a good cleat position over time.

https://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/bikefit/2011/04/power-to-the-pedal-cleat-position/

I've worked with one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,446
Posted By Voodoo76

Go back and look at the discussion, it was about...

Go back and look at the discussion, it was about fork truck orders not pickups.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,446
Posted By Voodoo76

https://www.toyota-industries.com/news/release/202...

https://www.toyota-industries.com/news/release/2021/05/21/002889/

https://www.mhwmag.com/nuts-bolts/toyota-material-handling-production-suspension-is-temporary/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,446
Posted By Voodoo76

Right now you can't buy gas trucks from Toyota,...

Right now you can't buy gas trucks from Toyota, can't even get a quote. Their US plant is shut down due to an EPA certification issue, no timing yet on a resolution. Other vendors are at 30 weeks. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By Voodoo76

Also start to gain an understanding of where the...

Also start to gain an understanding of where the draft is. It's rarely directly behind the wheel in front of you and it changes as the road direction changes relative to the wind. Move around a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,558
Posted By Voodoo76

Sounds like you have it down. Throw it in the...

Sounds like you have it down. Throw it in the wax, hang it up, loosen up the links and install. I would not expect any re-adjustments needed when you re-wax, has not been my experience over quite a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By Voodoo76

It's going to vary a lot depending on the rider...

It's going to vary a lot depending on the rider and how wide the entry & exit to the 90 degree turns are. Given enough road and solo you should be pedaling through a 90 at a similar speed to what...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,496
Posted By Voodoo76

I would be concerned about speed wobble on that.

I would be concerned about speed wobble on that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 410,275
Posted By Voodoo76

This is a time honored technique. If done...

This is a time honored technique. If done properly you would be amazed how often it works. That could be a whole other thread "You're going to do all the work".
06-23-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,453
Posted By Voodoo76

Not sure what's up next...

Not sure what's up next...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,496
Posted By Voodoo76

I get a chuckle out of dudes "racing" when I'm...

I get a chuckle out of dudes "racing" when I'm not racing. Dial it up to 600 & kick my ass so bad I don't even know I'm getting kicked!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,032
Posted By Voodoo76

Oh absolutely. Speed wobble lives rent free in my...

Oh absolutely. Speed wobble lives rent free in my head, no doubt. The confidence went away very quickly and returns very slowly (if ever).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,032
Posted By Voodoo76

It's not a bike handling or skill issue. I...

It's not a bike handling or skill issue.

I was not a pro, but started racing in the early 80's & was a solid Cat 2 into my 40's. Primarily Crits & some track, some results in the early mountain...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 410,275
Posted By Voodoo76

Good to hear that! I just can't get my group ride...

Good to hear that! I just can't get my group ride mojo going. I occasionally run across one on a couple popular local routes & hop on. I can still hold my own & settle in. Enjoy the effort, speed &...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,032
Posted By Voodoo76

I've been plagued by this for quite a few years,...

I've been plagued by this for quite a few years, across several bikes and across road and TT position. In my case it's always down hill and for me I think 3 components are present when it's likely to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,879
Posted By Voodoo76

A couple of rides with the Roam (replacing a...

A couple of rides with the Roam (replacing a Bolt) and I'm pretty happy. The biggest positives so far:

The character sizes for data fields with the bigger screen is a plus for older eyes. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,097
Posted By Voodoo76

I've had really good luck with Zipp Service...

I've had really good luck with Zipp Service Course seatposts, both AL and CF. The 2 bolt top makes dialing in seat angle very accurate & I have never had one slip or loosen up. That is my go to post...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,879
Posted By Voodoo76

New Roam arrived today. Getting it set up for a...

New Roam arrived today. Getting it set up for a ride tomorrow. It is definitely a much bigger screen than the Bolt, think my old eyes are going to appreciate that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,879
Posted By Voodoo76

Anyone else have experience to share with the...

Anyone else have experience to share with the Roam? I'm considering replacing a Bolt with it, side buttons no longer working and some Bluetooth issues. Anyone pairing a Roam with SRM power meters in...
04-13-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,659
Posted By Voodoo76

Thatís a great ride across. NCL definitely...

Thatís a great ride across.

NCL definitely took a shot at Americanizing pro road racing. City based teams, scheduled season, a running score, intermissions, televised. Just never caught on.

The...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By Voodoo76

Set up the G8 insoles last night and did 2 Ĺ...

Set up the G8 insoles last night and did 2 Ĺ hours with them in the Lakes today. Used the #3 arch in both and the #1 Met domes. A big improvement over the OEM insoles, particularly the arch support....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By Voodoo76

Correct, I know how to set up brakes. The...

Correct, I know how to set up brakes. The textured surface has a unique noise, not annoying just different. And brake performance is excellent! There is also a sort of hollow echo noise, similar to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By Voodoo76

Give it time. I always try something other than...

Give it time. I always try something other than Shimano first, then eventually go back to them. It's a methodology that has worked for me for since the early 90's lol

Actually the little bit of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 410,275
Posted By Voodoo76

He's too busy canoeing

He's too busy canoeing
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By Voodoo76

Update, ordered a set of G8 insoles & some of...

Update, ordered a set of G8 insoles & some of their Metdomes to try out in these shoes. A cool story related to that. I didn't notice that they do bundle pricing on their add-ons (like pads &...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By Voodoo76

No $500 S-PHYRE version?

No $500 S-PHYRE version?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By Voodoo76

Normal fit. I don't have particularly wide feet...

Normal fit. I don't have particularly wide feet but wanted something slightly wider across the toes than I'm currently wearing.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By Voodoo76

Ended up with a set of 238's, 44.5 regular width....

Ended up with a set of 238's, 44.5 regular width. Size feels right, not too long or short. A little looser in the heel than the Shimano 320's, otherwise seemed to fit my foot. Liked the Boa...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By Voodoo76

I'll send a pair up if 44.5 works on those canoes.

I'll send a pair up if 44.5 works on those canoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By Voodoo76

HED Jet4 Wheels

I've spent about 3 weeks now on a new set of Jet 4 Blacks. Have to say I've been impressed. Running 25mm Conti's, measuring an actual 26mm width on the 25mm rims so a nice match from an aero...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,642
Posted By Voodoo76

You would think Speedplay would provide something...

You would think Speedplay would provide something to fix that, like some extra shims...

All kidding aside I would agree the first time you fit on a new shoe it can take a little fiddling vs...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,642
Posted By Voodoo76

Switched to Zero's 10 years ago & have been...

Switched to Zero's 10 years ago & have been really happy with them. As others have noted easy to clip in/out. The biggest change in feel that I noted was the float. I have the adjustment fairly...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By Voodoo76

Seems like I'm always right on the edge of a size...

Seems like I'm always right on the edge of a size when using charts, Lake is no exception. My longest measured length is 275, +5 = 280. So I'm at the very top of 44 and the bottom of their 44.5.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By Voodoo76

Shoes

Looking at playing a little with shoes this summer. Long time Shimano user. I spent last year in Giro Empires. But ultimately decided they were too tight in the fore foot causing irritation on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,444
Posted By Voodoo76

Psimet2001 Great info! As a long time speedplay...

Psimet2001 Great info! As a long time speedplay user backward compatibility was my biggest question & I had not seen that addressed anywhere else. I have a lot of Zeros/Cleats/Parts. That said I like...
12-06-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,679
Posted By Voodoo76

Just put my DA back together, a little more...

Just put my DA back together, a little more conventional though. This sounds like a very cool setup & like the 1X idea.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,835
Posted By Voodoo76

A track version would be interesting. Of course...

A track version would be interesting. Of course no hoods (form a bump in the front of the bar?) but the idea might work better than that the 3T sphinx.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,629
Posted By Voodoo76

Tuesday’s and Thursday’s are always with the...

Tuesday’s and Thursday’s are always with the group. There are meetups most other days. And some Zwift events or races a few of us will hit., I usually do the longer weekend rides outside if the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,629
Posted By Voodoo76

Not to be shilling anything on here but I've been...

Not to be shilling anything on here but I've been in this program since the beta (3rd year coming up). It's an interesting concept for scaling up coaching. I've found it quite effective on its own...
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