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Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,314
Posted By PeteHski

Yes, I've been really impressed how clean my...

Yes, I've been really impressed how clean my drivetrain has remained with Silca. It runs very quiet too, especially after a fresh application. Only unknown for me now is actual chain wear, but it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,808
Posted By urbanknight

Nope, we're gonna take this thread to 3 pages...

Nope, we're gonna take this thread to 3 pages before we even think of letting it die.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,808
Posted By Doomrider74

Its OK, you can all relax :D as I've just been...

Its OK, you can all relax :D as I've just been for a quick 18km and the fit is fine on the bike. They feel great, in fact.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,808
Posted By Koyote

Yeah, that's what some manufacturers say, and...

Yeah, that's what some manufacturers say, and it's not good advice. I'm 6'2" and about 168 lbs; if I buy the size that some brands recommend based on my height (large), I've got waaay too much lycra...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,636
Posted By aplcr0331

Great write up, super helpful thank you! My,...

Great write up, super helpful thank you!

My, mostly empty, dome piece is 58.5cm. It seems a lot of helmet makers have 58 as their cut for large/medium sizes. When I go large it's looks stupid....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,636
Posted By mstateglfr

Bought 6 mid and high level helmets to try on. Anyone use the Abus Stormchaser?

2020 and now 2021 is the year(s) of the helmet for me. I hate helmet buying- oval helmets make me think my head is round and round helmets make me think me head is oval. I want good ventilation, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,187
Posted By Cypress

My coach had me doing it 2 times a week. ...

My coach had me doing it 2 times a week.

Monday: Off
Tuesday: SS work
Wednesday: Tempo work
Thursday: Z2 endurance
Friday: Off
Saturday: SS mixed into a long ride
Sunday: Z2 endurance
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,554
Posted By Amt0571

It depends on how strong you are. For...

It depends on how strong you are.

For reference: I regularly do climbs over 12% sustained and peaking between 15 and 20%. A particular climb I do at least once a week is 3km long, min gradient is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,554
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

Only you can answer that. Do you have the...

Only you can answer that. Do you have the strength to use the current set up? Are you struggling doing the 1,000 ft per every 10 miles? Does your conditioning not allow you to use the current set up?...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,554
Posted By HTupolev

If you're bottoming out your gearing to where...

If you're bottoming out your gearing to where you're not able to modulate your efforts the way that you want, yes. Possibly even smaller than a 50-34, depending on how badly you might bottom out, how...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,280
Posted By mrblue

Bowman Palace:R

I wanted to share my thoughts on the Bowman Palace:R.

I had been eyeing them for some time (not that I needed an aluminum frame or another bike, for that matter). Then one day I noticed Bowman was...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,254
Posted By kokomo61

Got a call from the bike shop. They're going to...

Got a call from the bike shop. They're going to move me to a brand new Defy Advanced 2 - it's 105, but as pointed out above, the 105 is better than the older generation Ultegra I had. They have a...
12-10-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,800
Posted By Dan333SP

Another Zwift ProTip: When you're just riding...

Another Zwift ProTip: When you're just riding around minding your own virtual business and you get a wheel sucker, wait until they give you a Ride On and then drope the hamer and ride them off your...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By Psimet2001

Disconnect the cable and actuate by hand. If the...

Disconnect the cable and actuate by hand. If the caliper feels free then it's the cable. Grab the end and put a tiny bit of pull on it then pull on the brake lever. Tons of resistance? Time to swap...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,654
Posted By FlashBazbo

Yes, my 2018 frameset had issues with the frame...

Yes, my 2018 frameset had issues with the frame in the integrated / concealed seatpost wedge area (the frame broke). Not a difficult resolution. It just took time. The replacement frame was this...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,553
Posted By CAT7RDR

My Fulcrum 5 LG have about 5K miles on then and I...

My Fulcrum 5 LG have about 5K miles on then and I am 220# and beat the hell out of them on expansion joints and rough tarmac. Still true and no busted spokes. No complaints. My 28 mm Specialized...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,471
Posted By drewtk

Post #4...

Post #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) above lays everything out very well. I use a pedal power meter so that I can move it between bikes, and I was already...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,471
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I was using an indoor recumbent bike at the gym...

I was using an indoor recumbent bike at the gym last night. I'm recovering from a foot and ankle injury, trying to maintain some fitness and not get fat. It's probably the most gentle option on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,471
Posted By RChung

There's a known (but not, obviously, well-known)...

There's a known (but not, obviously, well-known) problem with placing strain gages on right-side Shimano cranks. Yes, the single-sided Stages can be more accurate than a dual-sided Shimano crank...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,945
Posted By Psimet2001

10 years and counting

September 16. 2009 I officially filed to make PSIMET a business.

The business grew from the early interactions I had here. I would be remiss if I didn't celebrate the 10th anniversary of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,659
Posted By bruce19

If you are doing TTs you will want "race fit"...

If you are doing TTs you will want "race fit" jerseys. Think body paint. There are some good ones out there. Some are pricey. I happen to love Assos but that's just me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-16, 09:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,753
Posted By Nachoman

It took me a long time, but I finally solved the...

It took me a long time, but I finally solved the problem.
Just in case anyone else cares, or perhaps has the same issue as I had, this was my solution:
It was the zero cleat 'heal in' and\or 'heal...
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