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Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 281,303
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Does it count? The water is on the background. ...

Does it count? The water is on the background.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40722012823_5f03eeb34f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/253sXFn)
2019-04-24 11.46.39 (https://flic.kr/p/253sXFn) by Genna...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By Gege-Bubu

As I mentioned before, there are lot of...

As I mentioned before, there are lot of small-medium-large climbs, including 7 cat 5 climbs, here they are:
Cat 5 1.37 mi 2.2%
Cat 5 2.49 mi 2.1%
Cat 5 2.68 mi 1.5%
Cat 5 1.37 mi 2.1%
Cat 5 1.68...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By Gege-Bubu

It is not 100 ft per mile but close: 4500 ft for...

It is not 100 ft per mile but close: 4500 ft for 56 miles. I think aero is more noticeable with faster better speed. I am planning to rid on my drops as long as I can. I normally ride down to drops...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Thanks for the website, i did not know about it....

Thanks for the website, i did not know about it. It will make easy to compare two bikes
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Thanks everyone for your input! I will try...

Thanks everyone for your input!

I will try to answer all your questions, sorry if I skip something you wanted to know.

About the race: Another problem with climbs (that I have no great...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,003
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Pay more OR train harder??

I sign up for race. This is triathlon distance 56 miles 4500 ft climbing.
The climb is something I never did before, but I hope I have enough time to train for it.

I think my problem could be my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 178,014
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Can you explain how did it happen? If my chain is...

Can you explain how did it happen? If my chain is dropped, it is normally caught by chain catcher,
but to make the damage from the bottom, the chain need to pass the BB somehow,
unless the bike is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 178,014
Posted By Gege-Bubu

UGH ((((( Do you think chain catcher would...

UGH (((((
Do you think chain catcher would prevent the damage?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Thanks, I did not think of 8000 or RX800 option ...

Thanks, I did not think of 8000 or RX800 option
Are they compatible with my 6800 shifters?
Is 8000 RD really better than 6800? I did not have any problem with mine
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Convert Ultegra RD 6800 to long cage GS

I have short cage RD model Ultegra 6800, however I am going to get some climbing and I need to set 11-32 cassette.
I do not believe my RD will fit.
I have read somewhere that I can buy RD GS cage...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-17, 07:08 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 56,615
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I am not really sure if this is "interesting,"...

I am not really sure if this is "interesting," but I figure out wat is a good picture

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7286/26763468963_3babfceaae_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GLZLU4)

Good picture is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-17, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Small/small (36/11) gear and FD

I have installed new crankset but having problem to adjust RD

When the gears are in 36/11 comnbination (small/small) the bottom of the chain is rubbing the FD

And this is a problem no only on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-17, 04:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,801
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Yes. I got the tool a month ago and the tire...

Yes. I got the tool a month ago and the tire change is no longer a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-17, 10:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,170
Posted By Gege-Bubu

You have convince me!!!! I am buying those shoes:...

You have convince me!!!! I am buying those shoes:
https://www.nashbar.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10053_10052_593416_-1

Could not find anything better priced. All start with $250 :(
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-17, 06:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,170
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Thanks, Do you have one or two boa? Should I...

Thanks,
Do you have one or two boa?
Should I look for shoes with one boa tie only?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-17, 05:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,170
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Boa or not Boa?

Good morning!
I am thinking about new shoes. Should I look at boa?
I have read several reviews, but they have mixed opinions


Is there different brands that are more successul than others to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I did not know that!!!! I thought the...

I did not know that!!!!
I thought the guides/sleeves will stay to cover cables inside the frame
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By Gege-Bubu

The picture is good, it is what my bike cable...

The picture is good, it is what my bike cable should look like after installation
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Sorry for confusion I do not know the names of...

Sorry for confusion
I do not know the names of all the parts I am using

The inner plastic guide running inside the frame, and there is no problem with it
Then, there is a short piece of cable...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By Gege-Bubu

ok, it is easy to do, but I still could not...

ok, it is easy to do,
but I still could not figure out how to pull out the plastic tube out of the brake housing
I was able to pull it out of the shifting cable, but not the brake cable.

and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By Gege-Bubu

yanking did not work, I cut off the black plastic...

yanking did not work, I cut off the black plastic cover and metal compression wire. I grabbed exposed inner plastic with wise grips, but it ripped off the exposed plastic part. The rest of the inner...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I think I understand what you mean, but I have...

I think I understand what you mean, but I have tried to pull out the plastic tube out of the housing and it does not com out!
How do you do it?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Thanks, I was thnking about it, but in this case...

Thanks, I was thnking about it, but in this case half of the cable will not be covered by plastic channel.
It I insert half of it, I am afrait it might create a clog where two plastic sleeves meet.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Internal Cable Housing Question

I am trying to put together a "new" bicycle, and here is my first (maybe not the last) problem

I am running internal rear brake cable through internal plastic sleeve inside the frame. The part of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 50,815
Posted By Gege-Bubu

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5708/31067721060_007...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5708/31067721060_0079090390_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Pkmc67)2016-12-05 (340/366) (https://flic.kr/p/Pkmc67) by Genna B (https://www.flickr.com/photos/gbaturin/), on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I installed 6800 on my caad8 frame with no...

I installed 6800 on my caad8 frame with no problem. Make sure your derailleur hanger is adjusted.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-17, 04:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,462
Posted By Gege-Bubu

4.0 W/Kg from todays 3.65 Ride century in...

4.0 W/Kg from todays 3.65

Ride century in sub 5 - Last year it was 5:16

Qualify for Boston. Need to shave 7 more min
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,360
Posted By Gege-Bubu

https://c7.staticflickr.com/6/5509/30206416502_901...

https://c7.staticflickr.com/6/5509/30206416502_901e47a0f2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/N2eMfw)2016-10-14 11.28.03 (https://flic.kr/p/N2eMfw) by Genna B (https://www.flickr.com/photos/gbaturin/), on...
Forum: Foo
12-04-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3,636
Views: 284,265
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I like perfectly still water on your picture,...

I like perfectly still water on your picture, could not get the same on mine :)

https://c3.staticflickr.com/4/3770/10404662794_7ee3d72736_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/gRqBKQ)XK8V2304...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-16, 09:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,432
Posted By Gege-Bubu

this is a great picture

this is a great picture
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-16, 01:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,432
Posted By Gege-Bubu

https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8601/29641847556_c8e...

https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8601/29641847556_c8e62002ca_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Mamdzb)2016-09-14 (258/366) (https://flic.kr/p/Mamdzb) by Genna B (https://www.flickr.com/photos/gbaturin/), on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-16, 03:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,699
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Another vote for Pactimo. Earlier this year...

Another vote for Pactimo.
Earlier this year they ran old jersey swap and for my old jersey I got 50%off
Paid about $65. Pactimo is the lightest of my jerseys now
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,396
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-16, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Gege-Bubu

He has complete bike (no wheels) for about $1200,...

He has complete bike (no wheels) for about $1200, but all I need is frame
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-16, 02:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I have know idea who owner is. He is internet...

I have know idea who owner is. He is internet person
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-16, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I have upgraded my CAAD sompletely with 11sp...

I have upgraded my CAAD sompletely with 11sp Ultegra and wheels. It is not typical CAAD8 :):)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Upgrade to Cannondale SuperSix Hi-Mod?

I have found used Cannondale SuperSix Hi-Mod frame
Currently I am riding CAAD8, I have no problem with it.

I am looking for something lighter, have no problem with CAAD8 comfort

Few things...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,849
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I have a different experience with Connect. All I...

I have a different experience with Connect. All I need is there. Strava is ok, but they do not use NP. They have their way to calculate some kind of average.

Anyway, my point was that the device...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-16, 03:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,849
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Well, Garmin is not a unit only, but Garmin...

Well, Garmin is not a unit only, but Garmin connect also where all my rides are stored. Lezyne must have a very good website with all tracking and statistic options to compete.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-16, 10:44 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,479
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I don't know what OP is talking about. All...

I don't know what OP is talking about.
All training starts with goals. Did I miss a goal the OP stated?

For example, my goal is to ride a century in 5hrs, I am working on it since the beginning...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,769
Posted By Gege-Bubu

No DIY tool works. I tried almost all of them...

No DIY tool works. I tried almost all of them before. I think $40 wiggle tool is a good investment. It saves you time and it does the job right.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-16, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,769
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I had problem adjusting my RD hanger. I have...

I had problem adjusting my RD hanger.
I have tired spare wheel. Tried threaded bars diy tool. Tried to do it by sight. But nothing worked.

Finally I got the tool and it has fixed my problems in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-16, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I would start with a week or so base training,...

I would start with a week or so base training, just to get more saddle time
For about two weeks ride at good but steady effort find your comfortable pace.

Then do intervals most of the time,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-16, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I am following Trainer road century plan and it...

I am following Trainer road century plan and it is working well for me.
Though I did not reach my goal to ride century in 5 hrs, I am riding faster than last year.

Few questions:

- Did you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Four Wheels Four Tires

I currently have two wheelsets: carbon 50/60 and alu 40/40
Only one set of tires Conti 4000s II 23mm, they both used, one for about 6 month, and another one for about a year
Now, I have ordered two...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-16, 05:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Great answers, thanks! The closest hill is...

Great answers, thanks!

The closest hill is about 20 miles, it is short, but step hill 8%
https://www.strava.com/segments/613503
I had to take a car to park closer to it, because about an hour...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Hill Repeats Vs Power Training

I am considering to sign up for a century with a lot of elevation gain. however the area I live has no hills.
Normally, I am training with power.

One day I drove to closest hill I know and I did...
Forum: Foo
06-26-16, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3,636
Views: 284,265
Posted By Gege-Bubu

I was doing some hills repeats. To save the time...

I was doing some hills repeats. To save the time I drove to the place with the "hill." Because I had the car I was able to take my good camera with me.
Made some shots after the workout:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-16, 05:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,039
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Not exactly the picture, but short video of me...

Not exactly the picture, but short video of me warming up.

https://youtu.be/DLaDbjI2-zg

Moving picture
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,290
Posted By Gege-Bubu

Need to notice that Garmin is not only the...

Need to notice that Garmin is not only the computer itself, but also Garmin Connect - where all of your rides are stored.
Polar has the same thing too, but I am not sure if Cateye, Sigma have the...
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