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Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,154
Posted By babyboomer

My experience has been that posting to a forum...

My experience has been that posting to a forum attracts the usual cast of characters. Fortunately, most of them want to help. Then there are the others.

Obviously you didn't stumble into this...
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By brawlo

It's not so much about what the US offers, but...

It's not so much about what the US offers, but what other countries have as restrictions. A LOT of countries, even if you can manage to fly to the US, will be putting returned travellers into...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,847
Posted By BillyD

:lol: That's typical forums for ya. I love...

:lol: That's typical forums for ya.

I love the guys who exclaim "This is not that interesting". Ok fine, you're not interested, you can leave without bothering to say anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,450
Posted By Doomrider74

I dont find speed on the flat translates to the...

I dont find speed on the flat translates to the hills at all. Climbing, particularly long, steep climbs, are a complete different beast, IMO, and need to be practiced. Its almost as much of a mental...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By WhyFi

Most of the "wide" cycling shoes aren't actually...

Most of the "wide" cycling shoes aren't actually wide - they're high volume (https://www.bikeradar.com/features/wide-shoes-why-you-need-them-and-which-brand-makes-the-best/). Try something that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By urbanknight

That sounds about like what I felt when I rode on...

That sounds about like what I felt when I rode on Sidis and it turned out my foot was kind of hanging over the edge of the sole (best way I can find to describe it). Wider shoes (and the Sidi Mega...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,511
Posted By sabele

High speed descending

this skill requires practice as well as proper bike handling, where you are on the bike, how you shift on the bike. Bombing down a hill Willy nilly can only result in a crash. You have to do some...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,351
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

They also work as a handy sign on your bike,...

They also work as a handy sign on your bike, blaring "I am a complete poseur".

If you feel the above comment is not judgemental in nature then my opinion of the usual level of discourse on this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,050
Posted By motopokep

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,425
Posted By WhyFi

The link that you posted supports my point - how...

The link that you posted supports my point - how the hell am I going to top that?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By Drago1010

Did it on my 2015 Roubaix Comp . Needed a new...

Did it on my 2015 Roubaix Comp . Needed a new cassette and am getting old (67 at that time) so I figured what he hell I need every advantage I can get. Been 2 years and I like it. Has it improved...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,425
Posted By WhyFi

And yet that link says all the same things - that...

And yet that link says all the same things - that external factors can impede your ability to perform to the best of your ability.

Crazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 854
Posted By asgelle

This is not correct. By looking at your...

This is not correct. By looking at your power/duration curve along with the demands of important events, it's possible to target training to specific weaknesses in a way that isn't possible without...
04-01-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 756
Posted By dsbrantjr

I hope that you filed a police report, leaving...

I hope that you filed a police report, leaving the scene of a bodily injury accident is a pretty serious offense.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,045
Posted By Seattle Forrest

When you buy a complete bike - most people do -...

When you buy a complete bike - most people do - you need to buy pedals anyway. Good ones without a power meter cost around $150. My Vector 2 set was $800 for both sides. There are less expensive...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,244
Posted By urbanknight

No, but a cop once pulled up behind me when I was...

No, but a cop once pulled up behind me when I was almost to 40 mph in a 40 zone (downhill) and told me on the loud speaker that I was almost at the speed limit. Amusing considering how many sports...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By WhyFi

He's talking about efficiency in the strict sense...

He's talking about efficiency in the strict sense - how much work is being done for the amount of energy being expended. You're talking more about sustainability - balancing cadence and torque in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,549
Posted By Dean V

Aside from Campagnolo not being mentioned by the...

Aside from Campagnolo not being mentioned by the OP he was deciding between two electronic group sets so it is getting a bit left field even by BF standards.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,549
Posted By Dancing Skeleton

This'll never be settled. Go with which one has...

This'll never be settled.
Go with which one has the style of shifting that you like better.
Weight used to be a consideration, but 12-speed Sram eTap has fattened up a bit.

Personally, I like...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 782
Posted By GBK233

New rider.....just bought a Felt AR5

Just started getting into bikes. Bought a Marin ALP a few weeks ago...and liked it, but decided I wanted something less upright. Found a 2012 Felt AR5 locally...and bought it today. Seller is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,004
Posted By JohnDThompson

Any chance you were dehydrated? With less...

Any chance you were dehydrated? With less circulating volume when dehydrated, pressure drops. Usually this is accompanied by an increase in heart rate to maintain cardiac output, but many blood...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,159
Posted By cb400bill

Fixed thread title typo

Fixed thread title typo
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,733
Posted By downhillmaster

Deliciously ironic. On a forum noted for its...

Deliciously ironic.
On a forum noted for its endless amount of amateurs having spirited and technical discussions covering every single bicycle part and every aspect of cycling, there are all of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,528
Posted By Dean V

This first reply to the OP is all that needed to...

This first reply to the OP is all that needed to be said.
The next 6 pages is typical BF ranting.
Replies: 47
Views: 8,960
Posted By Minion1

Pretty sure that's Matt Glaetzer in the top...

Pretty sure that's Matt Glaetzer in the top photo, who is the Aussie winning the 1st heat in your video.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By Koyote

Sure. But if the cost of upgrading the system is...

Sure. But if the cost of upgrading the system is a new cassette and chain, then I would do it when itís time to replace those bits anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By Koyote

I think I've seen speculation that their next...

I think I've seen speculation that their next system will have wireless shifters, with wiring between the derailleurs and a battery to power them. Or maybe it was the other way around. But we'll know...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By ericcox

I feel like these days if there is a bike...

I feel like these days if there is a bike available in your size, discounted no less (and that seems like a fair price), you should go for it if you are interested.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,201
Posted By BillyD

Let me see if I got this right. You went to some...

Let me see if I got this right. You went to some other thread and copied a picture of the OP's bike to include in the current thread? Did he ask you to be so helpful, I don't see that post? And then...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,126
Posted By Machka

Covid didn't affect my riding ... but university...

Covid didn't affect my riding ... but university did!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 18,719
Posted By woodcraft

1,630 miles. I spent 2/3 of the year...

1,630 miles.

I spent 2/3 of the year dealing with my 91 year old mother, who passed away in August, & pretty much just fell off the back, cycling-wise.

Last month I did get married to my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,943
Posted By Dean V

Or get an old 10sp bike for yourself just to use...

Or get an old 10sp bike for yourself just to use on the trainer, rather than using your good bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,826
Posted By dilbert2000

Maybe it's me, but I have a harder time seeing my...

Maybe it's me, but I have a harder time seeing my Garmin with polarized lenses. My car's heads up display does not work at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,277
Posted By JohnJ80

no itís not. Weíre talking a millimeter or so...

no itís not. Weíre talking a millimeter or so here. And if the fit isnít any good itís very difficult to be fast or go far. If youíre out of the range of what manufacturers produce you have to work...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,575
Posted By Chi_Z

i am so glad i enjoy riding by myself and not...

i am so glad i enjoy riding by myself and not have to deal with ppl like you guys
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,177
Posted By WhyFi

E) lose weight When it comes to...

E) lose weight

When it comes to power-to-weight, adding power is nice, but if you've already grabbed the low-hanging fruit and are no longer in the untrained category, it might be more fruitful to...
10-31-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 49,658
Posted By gsteinb

hard pass. **** those guys

hard pass. **** those guys
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,442
Posted By RChung

Many head units use the term "calibration" to...

Many head units use the term "calibration" to mean "tare" or "zero the torque value." When power meter manufacturers use the term "calibration" they mean to set the power meter's "slope calibration."...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,036
Posted By WhyFi

I'd rather hear back after he's done with the...

I'd rather hear back after he's done with the final assembly.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,036
Posted By noodle soup

even though they use a press-fit BB?

even though they use a press-fit BB?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,036
Posted By Koyote

I'm glad that more people are riding bikes, and...

I'm glad that more people are riding bikes, and more people are coming to bf. But lately, there really is an abundance of new members asking questions like "Is this bike going to fit me?", or "Is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,036
Posted By Maelochs

Unless I had no bikes, I wouldn't buy a bike...

Unless I had no bikes, I wouldn't buy a bike right now. if I did, I would expect to get totally worked over on the price.

When certain sports cars are really desired and production can't meet...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,281
Posted By billridesbikes

It might just be taking a long time to fully...

It might just be taking a long time to fully recover. I think a finger tip blood ox sensor is pretty cheap and might be a good investment. 97 is a good normal number, but maybe something is happening...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By noodle soup

This is why it’s better to buy bikes from your...

This is why it’s better to buy bikes from your LBS, if you aren’t a competent mechanic.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,082
Posted By BillyD

Question: WHY can't you guys answer the very...

Question: WHY can't you guys answer the very simple question put forth by the OP without finding something(s) to argue about and personally attacking one another?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,082
Posted By vespasianus

Geez you two. Get a room.

Geez you two. Get a room.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,501
Posted By DaveSSS

At least with AXS you can keep spare batteries. ...

At least with AXS you can keep spare batteries. I carry a spare with me on my rides. Two spares is not unreasonable.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,050
Posted By topflightpro

I've had ticking like that from a valve extender...

I've had ticking like that from a valve extender tapping the rim on each revolution. As Rubik suggested, a piece of electrical tape over it solved the issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,601
Posted By rubiksoval

Not "can", "do". You're physiologically...

Not "can", "do".

You're physiologically capable of holding 4w/kg on flat ground, too. You just don't, probably because you don't train to.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,658
Posted By caloso

Riders who are that fit don't get that way by...

Riders who are that fit don't get that way by just riding along and then randomly choosing someone to sprint past. He was likely doing an interval set: he sat up when the interval ended and he...
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