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10-14-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By Ed Wiser

The problem with using just the speed and cadence...

The problem with using just the speed and cadence sensors. Is that you have not resistance going up a hill. You end up with other riders hating you as they are riding smart trainers that apply the...
10-13-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Ed Wiser

I ride indoors a lot due to my wifeís health. ...

I ride indoors a lot due to my wifeís health.
I use Rouvy, Zwift, Systm and VirtuPro. The most used is Rouvy because it gives you the outdoor feeling the best. I have even started videoing all my...
10-11-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By Ed Wiser

There are several 25 % grade routes on Rouvy. ...

There are several 25 % grade routes on Rouvy.

https://my.rouvy.com/virtual-routes/detail/55271

https://my.rouvy.com/virtual-routes/detail/36054
...
10-11-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By Ed Wiser

Not in the same way. You get race clips and...

Not in the same way. You get race clips and changes in ERG mode. Not actually riding a route like Rouvy or Zwift.
10-07-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Ed Wiser

You can also replace the quick release bolt with...

You can also replace the quick release bolt with a regular Allen head bolt and a nut. This will give you more toque.
10-06-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Ed Wiser

The metal is pretty stiff. They made the frame...

The metal is pretty stiff. They made the frame out of thick metal. An they wanted it to be easy to change between riders. Some people use a split collar with a bolt and ratchet wrench to tighten an...
10-06-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By Ed Wiser

I was watching on GCN+ with express vpn. They...

I was watching on GCN+ with express vpn. They have races on all week long every week around the year. Looking forward to cycle cross season.
10-06-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Ed Wiser

I removed the handle bars and then tighten the...

I removed the handle bars and then tighten the quick release till I could just close it and left it over night. The tubing they use on the. Ike is just thick enough that the quick release doesnít...
10-06-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,720
Posted By Ed Wiser

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/3e1f418f_398c_4847_b143_a294182fd5e6_c63de6f9c20effd587981504d23dd9042e3a5430.jpeg...
10-04-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By Ed Wiser

Yesterday I watched paris roubaix While doing...

Yesterday I watched paris roubaix
While doing it I was on Rouvy
https://my.rouvy.com/virtual-routes/detail/9601
Doing the last 50k ...
09-30-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By Ed Wiser

They do virtual events. Not actual race routes...

They do virtual events. Not actual race routes like Rouvy does.
09-28-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By Ed Wiser

Zwift is always crazy. I see riders coming across...

Zwift is always crazy. I see riders coming across fields that have not roads Or standing in a concrete side walk up to their knees.
09-28-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 3,948
Posted By Ed Wiser

The padding is only one part of a pair of shorts...

The padding is only one part of a pair of shorts made for cycling. They also have flat seams and stitching. This stops you from chaffing on your rear end and legs. Started riding in cycling shorts 60...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,040
Posted By Ed Wiser

They use Proís use it as a way of selling to the...

They use Proís use it as a way of selling to the average rider. The Proís need ABS disc brakes. I have seen many crashes this year do to wheel lock up on pro tour. On eBikeís they already have ABS...
09-20-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By Ed Wiser

https://youtube.com/user/ucichannel they had...

https://youtube.com/user/ucichannel

they had the TT on yesterday. But no commentary. I just watched on GCN+
09-20-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 498
Posted By Ed Wiser

Great show always a good mystery. An it is not...

Great show always a good mystery. An it is not predicable. He rides the bike in every show. Need to have a show where someone steals his bike. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 905
Posted By Ed Wiser

I found that standard box fans donít move enough...

I found that standard box fans donít move enough air to keep me cool so I use squirt cage fans.
Lasko U12104 High Velocity Pro Pivoting Utility Fan for Cooling, Ventilating, Exhausting and Drying...
09-09-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,717
Posted By Ed Wiser

So you have a Varia then?

So you have a Varia then?
09-09-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,717
Posted By Ed Wiser

You do you bud

You do you bud
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Ed Wiser

Thatís why I upgraded to the Wahoo Kickr bike. I...

Thatís why I upgraded to the Wahoo Kickr bike. I lead group rides on Rouvy. An I can set up any gearing I want and change it mid ride if I have too. :)
09-09-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,717
Posted By Ed Wiser

Would not ride my bike without my Varia the radar...

Would not ride my bike without my Varia the radar and flashing light when it detects a car is wonderful.

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/698001
09-07-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,745
Posted By Ed Wiser

The problem would mean a whole different type of...

The problem would mean a whole different type of controller. With ability for you to turn off the power meter built into the controller. If power petals are used.
09-06-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 880
Posted By Ed Wiser

Hammerhead uses Android OS and you can lot apps...

Hammerhead uses Android OS and you can lot apps on it. The other bike computers use their own OS
09-06-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By Ed Wiser

I would. It expect support after 7 years. Your...

I would. It expect support after 7 years. Your not going to see electronic C&V bike. 😀
08-26-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Ed Wiser

It will depend on how hard you ride indoors. A CF...

It will depend on how hard you ride indoors. A CF bike on a trainer is not a great idea. As the bike is in a constrained position. Compared to riding outdoors. People tend to flex the frames of the...
08-19-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,572
Posted By Ed Wiser

Bike fit required and visit to ortho to see what...

Bike fit required and visit to ortho to see what knee issues you have.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Ed Wiser

Still riding Rolls saddles. 😀

Still riding Rolls saddles. 😀
08-14-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,213
Posted By Ed Wiser

Just bought a new pair of Sidiís with their boa...

Just bought a new pair of Sidiís with their boa system. Coming from Sidiís with Velcro much better fit. The Velcro was getting loose.
08-13-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By Ed Wiser

It will be interesting how It plays out. I have...

It will be interesting how It plays out. I have been riding indoors for training for years.
I ride 7 days a week. Itís a habit people are doing it because they are not going to gyms during this...
08-11-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By Ed Wiser

Back can be easily strained on a bike. Never like...

Back can be easily strained on a bike. Never like Peloton bikes as they donít have a good adjustment for users.
08-11-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By Ed Wiser

This type of bike you turn a knob to change the...

This type of bike you turn a knob to change the resistance. I use to ride one like that 50 years ago. These type of bikes now have ďconnectedĒ classes to try an make it ďfunĒ to ride. It will quickly...
08-09-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,986
Posted By Ed Wiser

You might want to read thru the forum here on...

You might want to read thru the forum here on indoor cycling.
https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/

You will see threads on all the different types of indoor cycling.
I...
08-02-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,358
Posted By Ed Wiser

Here is a podcast with Dimitris Katsanis who...

Here is a podcast with Dimitris Katsanis who designed the bike.https://awesound.com/CycleSystems/episode-119-olympic-special-team-gbs-track-bik-2
08-02-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By Ed Wiser

Wahoo Kickr Version 5 is the most common smart...

Wahoo Kickr Version 5 is the most common smart trainer. Best to get a smart trainer you will get more long term enjoyment out of it. Donít get a wheel on model you will end up with dealing with...
07-28-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,811
Posted By Ed Wiser

So as you can see they will even attack me trying...

So as you can see they will even attack me trying to explain the forum. They are just trolls.
I have been a mod on forums since the 19080ís and compuserve.

the search function
...
07-28-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,811
Posted By Ed Wiser

This forum can be in welcoming to new forum...

This forum can be in welcoming to new forum members. I am a mod on an aquarium forum. We have. A group of modís just for new user questions. As a certain number of forum members like to hate on new...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,921
Posted By Ed Wiser

Clip petals help with putting power into the...

Clip petals help with putting power into the petals. GCN+ just released a video on clip petals. Where they measured how much clip petals help with your petal stroke.
07-24-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,735
Posted By Ed Wiser

Now there will be an ebike race series starting...

Now there will be an ebike race series starting next year.

https://www.techradar.com/news/new-e-bike-racing-series-promises-highway-speeds-on-city-streets-in-2022
07-22-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,735
Posted By Ed Wiser

I watch this YouTube channel on ebikeís and...

I watch this YouTube channel on ebikeís and learned there is a tax break coming for ebike.
Good news as I plan on buying one next year. :)
07-19-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,763
Posted By Ed Wiser

As an old industrial maintenance man. :) I have...

As an old industrial maintenance man. :)
I have a lot experience with gates belts and bearings. The problem is the belt is tight and is loading the bearing. Do you see it with one of the bottom...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,733
Posted By Ed Wiser

would make sure you buy good disc brake wheel if...

would make sure you buy good disc brake wheel if you are causing brakes to heat up like that. Disc brakes require a very good spoke set up. As the force to stop is carried by the spokes. Rim brakes...
07-17-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,116
Posted By Ed Wiser

Still riding my Peugeot bought in 1985. ...

Still riding my Peugeot bought in 1985.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ccd539f8_521a_4a56_841e_bd399c80d629_a5abe85582a4724e0c42d19ecd62c0329e5322df.jpeg
Added a...
07-15-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,727
Posted By Ed Wiser

I real what?

I real what?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,733
Posted By Ed Wiser

An UAE is winning on Campagnolo.

An UAE is winning on Campagnolo.
07-15-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,727
Posted By Ed Wiser

My cousin bought a peloton bike + last year. An I...

My cousin bought a peloton bike + last year. An I have the wahoo Kickr bike. So I have ridden both units. If you are a regular bike rider the Kickr bike will be a more natural fit. Having brake hoods...
07-14-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,037
Posted By Ed Wiser

Those starting out on e bikes will not be trying...

Those starting out on e bikes will not be trying to move to a regular bike. I look at ebikes as a way to help me on those days when the legs are not there for the hills:) Next new bike will be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,109
Posted By Ed Wiser

I good way to learn about racing is to watch...

I good way to learn about racing is to watch Chris Horner explain each stage of the race each day.
https://youtu.be/t1abxRFrTy0

He really explains how a race is won and the roles of the riders.
07-08-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,727
Posted By Ed Wiser

Turning the knob is not in any way as good as a...

Turning the knob is not in any way as good as a smart trainer and cycling app. As a long time indoor rider. I used a knob bike 30 years ago then a set of rollers the. Turbo trainer then smart trainer...
07-08-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,727
Posted By Ed Wiser

Not a fan on turn a knob resistance trainer....

Not a fan on turn a knob resistance trainer. Found them to crease a boring ride. Peloton had to add a auto resistance mode to their new Bike+. Because people where not turning the knob. A smart...
07-07-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Ed Wiser

I ride a Wahoo Kickr bike so the answer is yes...

I ride a Wahoo Kickr bike so the answer is yes and it also tilts to the grade. Zwift doesnít always use the actual GPS. Rouvy rides are gps recorded from the the person doing the video. An it is 100%...
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