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Forum: Northeast
06-24-19, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,505
Posted By rgr555

Bike fitters in NYC?

Are there any recommended bike fitters that do bike fitting for $100-200 range? Physical therapy professionals? Professional bike fitters?

Has anyone dialed in using just a trainer and video...
06-18-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,687
Posted By rgr555

Are Bike Fit Apps worth using?

I have a trainer I can put my bike on and a webcam. I'm wondering if bike fit apps (phone/computer) are any good..
Has anyone had success using one of those bike fit apps? Any recommendations?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,479
Posted By rgr555

cyclops fluid 2 i haven't used my trainer in 6...

cyclops fluid 2
i haven't used my trainer in 6 months so I'm not sure what went wrong. I don't remember using the brakes but i don't see what else could have caused this.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,479
Posted By rgr555

Is this tire ruined from my trainer?

Not sure why my trainer did this to my tire today. Tire was pretty new and haven't used trainer in 6 months. Tire pressure was 95

The bike was properly mounted and the rear wheel was set with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By rgr555

Best free cycling training program for trainer?

I like TrainerRoad but am wondering if there are free alternatives out there that are as good.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,261
Posted By rgr555

With all the advice here it seems like dry wall...

With all the advice here it seems like dry wall anchors, even toggle ones which can hold 200+ pounds, may be too risky and create wear over time on the dry wall.

So I may just angle the bike on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,261
Posted By rgr555

Thanks for the tips. Going to get two Ez...

Thanks for the tips.

Going to get two Ez Anchor Toggle Bolts for 100lbs which actually provide up to 180lbs. https://youtu.be/lHb-Tcvkn7M?t=945
More than enough for 25lb.

This is for an...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,261
Posted By rgr555

Drywall Anchors for bike rack

Hi I'm wondering how many of you are using dry wall anchors for your bike rack. Since the stud is off-center I will need dry wall anchors.

The ones I purchased were recommended...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 01:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 930
Posted By rgr555

i quit all protein bars. really disgusting. ...

i quit all protein bars. really disgusting.

honey stinger waffles are delicious for just energy

rather eat one of those and a scoop of protein powder pre/post ride
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 01:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,718
Posted By rgr555

get a Specialized Tarmac

get a Specialized Tarmac
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-18, 03:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,875
Posted By rgr555

dont like it black just looks better imo

dont like it
black just looks better imo
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-18, 04:16 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,385
Posted By rgr555

what i don't get is why cyclists in $5000-12000+...

what i don't get is why cyclists in $5000-12000+ bikes don't even have some type of blinking lights at night
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-18, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By rgr555

big chain came off on a bump - is this normal ?

i stopped spinning as i was going over small bumps at about 18mph, one bump made my body hop off seat, my shoes came off the pedals, and so did my chain in the front. is this normal? or some problem...
07-10-18, 06:29 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 41,491
Posted By rgr555

so i was curious about my 48/17 as my spinning...

so i was curious about my 48/17 as my spinning gear and found this thread
why did i just read all of this
sick was a funny writer though
and umd was so serious the whole time
9/10 good read
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-18, 01:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,383
Posted By rgr555

definitely rear. the red doesn't even match

definitely rear. the red doesn't even match
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By rgr555

Yea you're right Harlem Hill is really the only...

Yea you're right Harlem Hill is really the only hill but it's small grades here and there that I feel the effects on. So you suggest training Harlem Hill over long endurance laps in Zone 2? Both is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,691
Posted By rgr555

NYC too. I try to avoid cars and busy touristy...

NYC too. I try to avoid cars and busy touristy bike paths so only ride/train/relax at Central Park. I usually head out a hour or so before sunset for the views or go near midnight. The opossums are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By rgr555

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/430x592/6_mile_central_park_route__d88c1d54673ea371ebcd169230ea20958569e531.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 12:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By rgr555

How many hours of Zone 2 training do you ride per week?

Just curious how many hours you guys ride in Zone 2 for endurance building. What about Zone 3? Sprints?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-18, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By rgr555

On Bike Computer, do I use HR Zone or LTHR Zone?

I know my LTHR and my Max HR and have input them in my profile settings on my bike computer.

As for zones, do I want to see my Heart Rate Zone or my Lactate Threshold Heart Rate Zone?

I want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-18, 09:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,786
Posted By rgr555

no experience with them but Search & State is...

no experience with them but Search & State is supposed to be good

just buy Rapha
keep it simple and consistent

i'd stick with castelli if it wasn't for the scorpion logo that looks 20 years...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,618,966
Posted By rgr555

love the color and wheels but the geometry is...

love the color and wheels but the geometry is indeed weird looking. what is going on there probably looks better in person.
black cages will look better and balance the geometry appearance.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-18, 12:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,326
Posted By rgr555

i just soak all my stuff in Nikwax Base wash in...

i just soak all my stuff in Nikwax Base wash in my sink in hot water, double rinse, then hang dry
...
Forum: Northeast
05-02-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By rgr555

Thanks for the tips. Where do you NYC'ers...

Thanks for the tips.

Where do you NYC'ers train for endurance? Where is a good route for mostly flats? I'm in manhattan so I like west side greenway but it's too crowded for the size of the roads...
Forum: Northeast
04-30-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By rgr555

Anytime after 9pm, maybe even 8pm, the park is...

Anytime after 9pm, maybe even 8pm, the park is empty and dark enough that no one is really there. You'll be able to go as fast as you want. I never been ticketed and there are a few parked police...
Forum: Northeast
04-29-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By rgr555

How well do you ride the Central Park Loop?

I try to ride 8pm+ or very early morning so I can go as fast as I want.

I rarely do more than 1 lap and can finish in 23 minutes (16 avg mph). Because there are many hills I think my power to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,618,966
Posted By rgr555

reminds me of the Joker ! Very nice. ...

reminds me of the Joker !

Very nice.

What kind of rear tail light is that? Looks very clean how it's hugged to the seat post.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,235
Posted By rgr555

what makes sagan a great or best rider? is...

what makes sagan a great or best rider?

is he gifted in the lungs and physique? i feel like anyone who trains in the gym properly can get a similar physique. how much of it is cycling technique? i...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,618,966
Posted By rgr555

Perfect. All the black parts that were left black...

Perfect. All the black parts that were left black make it perfect.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,463
Posted By rgr555

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,463
Posted By rgr555

Me again. I'm wondering what kind of...

Me again.

I'm wondering what kind of difference would I feel if I swapped my frame to a CAAD12 frame? And kept all my current components.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10,226
Views: 2,661,878
Posted By rgr555

I wonder how the Diverge DSW compares to the...

I wonder how the Diverge DSW compares to the CAAD12. Thinking of trading for a more dedicated road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By rgr555

Looking for white SPD shoes, anyone have recommendation?

Looking for a white spd shoe <$150, $100 is even better.

Anyone have experience with Specialized Torch 1.0 ?
Review: Specialized Torch 1.0 shoes | road.cc...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 183,032
Posted By rgr555

Are you swapping all your parts from the COMP DSW...

Are you swapping all your parts from the COMP DSW onto your new frame when you get it? How much does a LBS charge for labor to do that usually?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-18, 04:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,559
Posted By rgr555

how often does each need to be done?

how often does each need to be done?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-18, 11:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,571
Posted By rgr555

23.7lbs this is with me just standing on my...

23.7lbs

this is with me just standing on my scale with my bike so not sure how accurate that is

will be about 22.7 once I get my new tires on there in a week
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,463
Posted By rgr555

Went with 28s. Only $72 shipped on eBay for...

Went with 28s.

Only $72 shipped on eBay for a pair

Thx again all
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,463
Posted By rgr555

Still wondering what tire size to go with, 25 or...

Still wondering what tire size to go with, 25 or 28

My bike comes with Axis Elite Disc wheels, a video on YouTube shows the wheel width at 24mm. Should I go with 25 tires to have a more aero...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,825
Posted By rgr555

Which gear are you spinning when you're doing 20mph+ ?

Everyone has different cadence but just wondering which gear do you spin when you're going >18mph, >20mph?

I almost never use my biggest 2 gears while on the big chainring so am wondering if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,463
Posted By rgr555

In the real world the roads are not always flat

In the real world the roads are not always flat
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,463
Posted By rgr555

Yea I'll just look into tires and wheels for now...

Yea I'll just look into tires and wheels for now and enjoy the bike. Hearing all the comments about the bike itself is giving me those honeymoonphase feels again

As for cycling and the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,463
Posted By rgr555

Very informative, bookmarked. Thanks!

Very informative, bookmarked. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,463
Posted By rgr555

Thanks for all the info so far You...

Thanks for all the info so far



You mention thinner, is 25 optimal over 28mm?

Been reading as much as I can about the tires before ordering and saw this,

Review: Continental Grand Prix...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,463
Posted By rgr555

Interesting, looked up the weight and did the...

Interesting, looked up the weight and did the numbers and the 4000sII tires would reduce 0.970034 pounds off my bike as well as give me better performance. Will make the purchase.

Hoping to shave...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 403,148
Posted By rgr555

do aeroad bikes handle significantly different...

do aeroad bikes handle significantly different than regular road bikes?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,463
Posted By rgr555

Need advice on upgrading my 2017 Specialized Diverge DSW

This was my first road bike purchase. What made me gravitate towards this model in particular was that it is an "all rounder" bike, some say 80% road 20% gravel, etc. I thought this was perfect for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-18, 03:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,274
Posted By rgr555

Which brand bibs are more discreet?

:lol:

Seriously though, is there a brand that has a pad design that hides your manhood the best?

I picked up a pair of PI bibs and the pad design gives it a camel toe when worn. Then I looked...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,414
Posted By rgr555

What temp ranges do you use knee warmers versus leg warmers?

What temp ranges do you use knee warmers versus leg warmers?

I'm wondering if I can just skip knee warmers altogether and use leg warmers. Dont want to buy both if I don't have to. What is optimal...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By rgr555

How does their mid/higher end stuff compare with...

How does their mid/higher end stuff compare with Rapha? Might just stock up on jersey's regardless
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-18, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By rgr555

Darn, Gilroy is the one I'm going to. Hopefully...

Darn, Gilroy is the one I'm going to. Hopefully there are some even bigger sales now.

Do people try on bibs? I would be wary to try on ones that have been worn.
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