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Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By colnago62

New Frame From Trek

So just got the word, new frame from Trek. A Madone SLR rim brake 😳. I did not realize they still make rim brake frames, but apparently they do. I asked if I could get a disc instead, No was the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By colnago62

Get your Covid-19 shot. It is being required for...

Get your Covid-19 shot. It is being required for racing at our local velodrome. I have a feeling that will become a standard everywhere
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,567
Posted By colnago62

This popped up a week ago on GP Lamaís Channel....

This popped up a week ago on GP Lamaís Channel. https://youtu.be/_H3iNP-FDd0
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,450
Posted By colnago62

As always, it really depends on the individual. I...

As always, it really depends on the individual. I would say generally, once the grade goes past around 4%, 200 plus lb. riders start suffering if the climb lasts too long.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By colnago62

I found some Dura Ace levers, levers only for a...

I found some Dura Ace levers, levers only for a better price (Nothing Dura Ace is a good price). I will see if they are actually in stock.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,984
Posted By colnago62

On road I ride 44cm bars. On the track I ride...

On road I ride 44cm bars. On the track I ride 38cm bars. It takes a couple of track sessions to get my timing back. The more narrow the bars, the better your technique needs to be. Kilo riders spend...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,257
Posted By colnago62

I use TrainingPeaks which does a very good job of...

I use TrainingPeaks which does a very good job of tracking power metrics in the road. Most of my structured work is either on a trainer or at the track. It is very easy to measure improvement in both...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,050
Posted By colnago62

It is a tandem sprint bike. They are probably...

It is a tandem sprint bike. They are probably putting out over 4,000 watts combined. The tire blew up, that caused the wheel to fail.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By colnago62

If Trek frames work for you, take a look at the...

If Trek frames work for you, take a look at the Domane with the adjustable ISO Speed. It really does a great job at absorbing vibration and bumps. It is on the heavy side and is not as nimble as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,450
Posted By colnago62

10lbs extra weight is alot when going up hill.

10lbs extra weight is alot when going up hill.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By colnago62

Trek uses the Madone in more than flat races. I...

Trek uses the Madone in more than flat races. I think Mads used a Madone when he took Worlds. I also think Ritchie Port used a Madone when he won the Walunga Hill stage. Of course pros climb at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,050
Posted By colnago62

This is a privately owned site. They can limit...

This is a privately owned site. They can limit what you say and talk about.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,319
Posted By colnago62

The problem with Merlin is that currently, they...

The problem with Merlin is that currently, they have a $25.00 flat fee shipping. They no longer have free shipping to the U.S.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,050
Posted By colnago62

This person has nade up their mind that carbon is...

This person has nade up their mind that carbon is a fragile and dangerous material. No amount of reality is going to change his mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 684
Posted By colnago62

Toe clips arenít dangerous. When in traffic,...

Toe clips arenít dangerous. When in traffic, donít pull them tight. This is what people rode before clipless came along in the mid 80ís or so. I road them for years. The first time you come to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,425
Posted By colnago62

I have the same power meter on all my bikes and...

I have the same power meter on all my bikes and the trainer is a Hammer H2. I feel like power meter difference might account for a small difference, however the biggest factors are the things that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,425
Posted By colnago62

🤣🤣😂 kind of like bell bottom pants

🤣🤣😂 kind of like bell bottom pants
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,425
Posted By colnago62

Mine was different. My indoor was higher than my...

Mine was different. My indoor was higher than my road. My track was the highest of all. I think my outdoor was lower due to it being difficult to find a course free of obstruction. I have always...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,425
Posted By colnago62

If you had a power meter on your outdoor rides...

If you had a power meter on your outdoor rides you would notice your variability numbers would be higher than indoor.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By colnago62

😂😂😂 I know what you mean. I was looking for a...

😂😂😂 I know what you mean. I was looking for a carbon stem and it was on sale for $125.00. Thatís why I bought it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 875
Posted By colnago62

If you donít want others to respond, pm him.

If you donít want others to respond, pm him.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,045
Posted By colnago62

DCR has done a review. ...

DCR has done a review.

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2021/03/garmin-rally-power-meter-review-spd-spd-sl-look-keo.html
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,602
Posted By colnago62

Seems like a reasonable assumption to make given...

Seems like a reasonable assumption to make given the current guidelines for getting the vaccine.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,602
Posted By colnago62

Classes are about to start again at the...

Classes are about to start again at the velodrome. Everyone will be wearing masks even while riding. It could be an over abundance of caution, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By colnago62

I donít have those but I do have Dura Ace 9000...

I donít have those but I do have Dura Ace 9000 and Ultegra r8000. Zero difference for me in terms of on the bike riding experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,244
Posted By colnago62

This will really get you then; The county is...

This will really get you then; The county is looking at rescinding the helmet law because statistics show that the police are only ticketing minorities. Even the largest bike club in the state is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By colnago62

I have some overshoes by Gore that are made...

I have some overshoes by Gore that are made Windstopper without any insulation at all. They breath and do a pretty good job of keep your feet dry unless it is a complete downpour. I don't know if...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,717
Posted By colnago62

It wont hurt to keep riding the tire. I usually...

It wont hurt to keep riding the tire. I usually replace them if I start getting punctures.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,159
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
03-03-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By colnago62

A very important use of power outside is to make...

A very important use of power outside is to make sure you are not going too hard on those days when training requires you to stay in zone 1 or 2. What I found when I first started using power that my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,653
Posted By colnago62

Mine doesnít either.

Mine doesnít either.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,331
Posted By colnago62

for a 10 mile TT, get a long sleeve skin suit. It...

for a 10 mile TT, get a long sleeve skin suit. It will be more aero than a tri suit
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,840
Posted By colnago62

The track has always been more narrow than the...

The track has always been more narrow than the road, but over the past 10 or so years, riders have even gone more so. I saw a Dutch sprinter riding Hellyer bars that looked like 33ís.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,331
Posted By colnago62

Whatís very popular in the professional cycling...

Whatís very popular in the professional cycling ranks are speed suits. They are similar to skin suits except they have pockets in the back and the front can open up for better ventilation and ease of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,840
Posted By colnago62

I had an integrated cockpit on my Madone 9 and...

I had an integrated cockpit on my Madone 9 and got rid of it. Replaced it with Enve stem and bars. Integrated cockpit limits your choice of bar angle and in my case, stem length.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 02:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,733
Posted By colnago62

Not much different than coming here.

Not much different than coming here.
Replies: 4
Acl
Views: 548
Posted By colnago62

Acl

I noticed on Flo Sports that Detroit had a two day event in their velodrome over the weekend. I took a peak and all the riders are masked up. It also did not look like anybody was in the infield. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,528
Posted By colnago62

This is the correct answer. Truthfully I donít...

This is the correct answer. Truthfully I donít care what anybody rides disc or rim.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,817
Posted By colnago62

Muscle strength and cycling endurance arenít that...

Muscle strength and cycling endurance arenít that closely related.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,812
Posted By colnago62

I think part of the difficulty people have...

I think part of the difficulty people have mounting tires is due to the fact that modern tires resists flats so much better than say 20 years ago. Most people just donít get the practice needed to be...
01-25-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,080
Posted By colnago62

https://images.app.goo.gl/SADNjsqM259a13Rd8 ...

https://images.app.goo.gl/SADNjsqM259a13Rd8

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/183x275/5838b620_51c3_46b3_9b30_1390bd55d6cc_72757673a04672bf6c03845ad2134e3f860c0c13.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By colnago62

Could this be a crank issue? Possibly the crank...

Could this be a crank issue? Possibly the crank arm is not within spec? Do you have another crank to use to test and see? Trek is usually pretty good about repairing/replacing Project One issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By colnago62

Domane has that ISO Speed in the front end. I...

Domane has that ISO Speed in the front end. I remember reading here somewhere from I think cxwrench that at some point, you need to use a torque wrench during the assembly process.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,943
Posted By colnago62

I spent $90.00 on a used frame and parts from an...

I spent $90.00 on a used frame and parts from an old bike and have a dedicated trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,738
Posted By colnago62

For most people, Left and right data is a...

For most people, Left and right data is a solution looking for an issue.
12-09-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,127
Posted By colnago62

In the case of both of these two, it was a self...

In the case of both of these two, it was a self inflicted gunshot. Clearly, they learned nothing from the Kappernick incident. I get that they are young, however number one rule in athletics is donít...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,575
Posted By colnago62

Beat Cycling Club is a professional team from the...

Beat Cycling Club is a professional team from the Netherlands. Theo Bos rides for them, or at least he did. I think Koga is their bike sponsor.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,885
Posted By colnago62

I agree that new things should work. For me...

I agree that new things should work. For me though, I would fix it and move on. I only have so much energy and would not want to spend it fighting over $40.00.
11-15-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,127
Posted By colnago62

What is With Pro Cyclists And Social Media?

First Simmons and now Dygert. Number one rule of anybody involved in an industry where income is based on sponsor dollars is donít put your opinion out to the public on social media. Itís there...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,177
Posted By colnago62

It is not really a mistake. For the type of event...

It is not really a mistake. For the type of event they are training for, that is where their focus needs to be. Those events require a steady output, which is different than the needs of a criterium...
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