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Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By chaadster

The team had committed to tubed clinchers for the...

The team had committed to tubed clinchers for the ‘21 season, but there was some uncertainty around the classics, so yeah, you could be right about tubeless.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By colnago62

Quickstep Rode Tubeless And Won

So I was listening to a recap of the race the announcer said the whole team was on clinchers. I assume he was referring to tubeless given the race was a spring classic and there cobbled sections....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,296
Posted By WhyFi

Man, all this side-talk on the everesting bike is...

Man, all this side-talk on the everesting bike is distracting me from the train wreck that I came to watch. :notamused:



:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,296
Posted By WhyFi

Lookin' forward to the updated bike pic.

Lookin' forward to the updated bike pic.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,296
Posted By surak

For a record attempt, having a computer (or two)...

For a record attempt, having a computer (or two) is absolutely necessary to actually... record the attempt, not to mention invaluable for pacing.

And are you really suggesting riding for 7 hours...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,296
Posted By asgelle

The logic makes perfect sense if you listened to...

The logic makes perfect sense if you listened to any of the interviews. He did what he thought was best given the equipment available to him. What he had in his garage wasn't purchased specifically...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,296
Posted By WhyFi

I think that the better question to ask might be,...

I think that the better question to ask might be, "why am I not using my drops?"
02-25-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By Camilo

Agree with this. In the unlikely event the...

Agree with this.

In the unlikely event the new star nut position would have to be above the old one, I don't believe one can actually pull it out to make it shallower. It's designed not to pull...
02-25-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,327
Posted By dvdslw

Bike came with a set of 42mm Travail Cannonballs...

Bike came with a set of 42mm Travail Cannonballs (protection model) that weigh 540g ea installed. I ditched the tubes and put them on the Zipps tubeless. Just got home from a 30 mile shakedown ride...
02-24-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By dmeans2anend

Tips for Packing A Bike for Air Travel

Hi Folks,

I am cutting and pasting an in depth discussion on 'Packing a Bike for Air Travel' that got started organically from another thread that I had started with a completely different title...
02-24-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By Crankycrank

Depending on how much you're going to cut you may...

Depending on how much you're going to cut you may not have to lower the star nut but if you do all you need to do is tap it down further, no removal necessary.
02-23-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By Wildwood

My off-road is generally packed surfaces with...

My off-road is generally packed surfaces with varying amounts and sizes of gravel. And iím not racing.

Preferring narrow bars, I found Soma randonneur bars. 40cm ctc at the drops, 35cm at the...
02-23-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By Crankycrank

Here's just one example. I have no experience...

Here's just one example. I have no experience with this brand so can't comment on quality. Scroll to bottom of the page if you want slightly taller versions. 1-1/8" OMNI Racer WORLDS LIGHTEST...
02-22-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By justin1138

You hit on all the good points right here! I...

You hit on all the good points right here! I especially love the more neutral wrist position offered by flared bars.

And from experience, using wide, flared bars don't present any additional...
02-22-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,027
Posted By Koyote

It’s bike riding. On gravel. God, I can’t...

It’s bike riding. On gravel.

God, I can’t wait for warm weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,161
Posted By Psimet2001

It is, was, and will always be a thing.

It is, was, and will always be a thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Andy Somnifac

No, it runs on wires.

No, it runs on wires.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,161
Posted By Psimet2001

Been involved in this one to a small bit. My...

Been involved in this one to a small bit. My company exists because of powertap products. I built over 1,000 powertap wheels early on.

Then it dropped to nothing. We even went up to the Saris...
02-11-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,170
Posted By Hypno Toad

This ^^^ reminds me of putting my Garmin in a...

This ^^^ reminds me of putting my Garmin in a fannie pack fashioned into a collar for my dog for trip to the dog park. I compared the dogs distance to my distance walking.

I was 1.28 miles and the...
02-11-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,170
Posted By bampilot06

If itís not on strava it didnít happen.

If itís not on strava it didnít happen.
02-11-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,736
Posted By Koyote

Each time I revisit this thread, I end up going...

Each time I revisit this thread, I end up going online and ordering yet another 11 speed chain, and occasionally a cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,843
Posted By Psimet2001

Aluminum as a crit bike was fun but not needed....

Aluminum as a crit bike was fun but not needed. Anymore carbon is inexpensive, performs great and is way more repairable. There's really no point in making an aluminum crit rig anymore.
01-29-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,546
Posted By caloso

I suppose everyone who washes greasy rags in the...

I suppose everyone who washes greasy rags in the clothes washer is single. Or is soon to be.
01-15-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,221
Posted By genejockey

I just finished the TdZ Stage 3, Group C ride. I...

I just finished the TdZ Stage 3, Group C ride. I did it at 100% trainer difficulty, which was horrible, but doable. Then I started down the other side, and I was FLYING!!! I was blowing past...
01-15-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,221
Posted By billridesbikes

I sometimes wonder if my avatar knows I'm riding...

I sometimes wonder if my avatar knows I'm riding no handed eating a banana while descending at 70km/h in the rain.
01-15-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,221
Posted By Thomas15

I used for over a year a Zwift supported dumb...

I used for over a year a Zwift supported dumb trainer, mine is a Kinetic Road Machine with InRide3. During that year I did a lot of climbing, a lot.


My understanding is that Zwift came up with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By rubiksoval

Buy the one that you think looks the coolest.

Buy the one that you think looks the coolest.
01-14-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,970
Posted By FSOG Rich

Caddyshack

I can't tell you how many times I've watched Caddyshack, and never noticed until this past viewing (last week) that in the opening scene, when Danny rides his bike to the club, he dismounts by...
01-13-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,221
Posted By Thomas15

As a point of information, you can switch between...

As a point of information, you can switch between challenges and not lose anything you have already acquired. So if you are going to do a ride with a lot of climbing change to the Everest Challenge,...
01-13-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,221
Posted By jadocs

Spot on...I know a few people who use elevation...

Spot on...I know a few people who use elevation in their training plan to do 1hr sweet spot or threshold sessions.




You have to find the right balance which considers the gearing of the bike...
01-12-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,221
Posted By atwl77

Here are the key differences that I have...

Here are the key differences that I have observed:

ADZ gives you around 5km of warm-up going through the Mayan Jungle route before the actual climb if you pick the Road to Sky route, whereas...
01-12-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,221
Posted By spelger

you are exactly right, and i think this is a key...

you are exactly right, and i think this is a key part of what a lot of people do not understand. work = power * time.

so, yes, resistance is reduced and so too will power be and consequently...
01-12-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,221
Posted By surak

The difficulty setting in Zwift scales the...

The difficulty setting in Zwift scales the resistance sent to the smart trainer on climbs (and descents), but not how much power is needed to move at a given speed. While it helps alleviate the...
01-12-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,221
Posted By Thomas15

As mentioned I've only done Ven-Top twice. It is...

As mentioned I've only done Ven-Top twice. It is a total of 5,000 feet of ascent and an additional 5 miles (or so) of riding to the summit. While the Alpe has 2-4 sharp turns every mile, Ven-Top has...
01-10-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,461
Posted By LadyMuMu

I ended up just buying a great pair of winter...

I ended up just buying a great pair of winter biking pants and gloves instead. When it's not too icy, I ride outside now. After seeing all the responses, I realized that I already spend a LOT of time...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,601
Posted By WhyFi

Your thread title is misleading. Yeah, some...

Your thread title is misleading. Yeah, some people cycle (har har) through bikes pretty regularly, but it's not because their carbon frame is going to spontaneously assplode or turn in to a wet...
01-04-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,172
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Just put on some nice cushy light 32-35mm Renť...

Just put on some nice cushy light 32-35mm Renť herse or similar tyres
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,656
Posted By WhyFi

This may come as a shock, but they're not listed...

This may come as a shock, but they're not listed as a dealer by Cannondale. Yeah, I know - I was surprised, too.
01-03-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,943
Posted By Koyote

Do you also have curb feelers on your Olds Delta...

Do you also have curb feelers on your Olds Delta 88?
12-22-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,726
Posted By frogmorton

On the snap, tighten the roller until it just...

On the snap, tighten the roller until it just touches the tire, then two complete revolutions more. I marked the knob with some paint so I could keep track of the turns.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,501
Posted By the sci guy

First off, I asked this question over 4 years...

First off, I asked this question over 4 years ago. Secondly, I no longer even have the bike because the frame cracked at the seat tube collar - unrelated to this - in December 2019.
Third, the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By Bigbus

Not sure "impressed" is the word I would...

Not sure "impressed" is the word I would use...:)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,613
Posted By Stickney

Does this method of storage cause damage to...

Does this method of storage cause damage to right-side shifters? :-)

Seriously though, is this a homemade solution? Intrigued by it.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By WhyFi

You come up with weird stuff. Removing a wheel is...

You come up with weird stuff. Removing a wheel is not a destructive act and removing wheels for washing is quite common (to reach in to the tight spaces), even more so with disc bikes (so that...
12-17-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,381
Posted By billridesbikes

Yeah, but then you have to use a disk wheel for a...

Yeah, but then you have to use a disk wheel for a road race, which is even more unrealistic.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By MoAlpha

Neither did anyone else. Take the wheel off...

Neither did anyone else. Take the wheel off whenever and as often as you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 03:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By znomit

See the trouble being underbiked can cause?

See the trouble being underbiked can cause?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,501
Posted By jaxgtr

I have Silca Hirobel Frame Clamp Really nice and...

I have Silca Hirobel Frame Clamp Really nice and works really well.

...
12-15-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By dwmckee

Glad to hear you snagged one. If you know anyone...

Glad to hear you snagged one. If you know anyone else in need of a gravel bike our shop is in Pittsburgh about two hours from you. We sell specialize in just gravel bikes and have about 50 on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,613
Posted By Zaskar

Just give in. Let the bikes have your half of the...

Just give in. Let the bikes have your half of the garage...

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