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Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,359
Posted By colnago62

This is why some bicycle racers started using...

This is why some bicycle racers started using stubby nosed saddles. For the rest of us it is a non issue.

https://bikemusings.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/5cm-saddle-setback-rule/
05-14-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 832
Posted By colnago62

When Fabian Cancellara retired, he mentioned he...

When Fabian Cancellara retired, he mentioned he wouldnít miss the constant dieting, so you arenít alone😂
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 241,664
Posted By colnago62

I bought an 88mm rim on Ebay and laced it up to a...

I bought an 88mm rim on Ebay and laced it up to a 24 hole track hub. When I rode it, it would make this clicking sound, which I think was the rim smacking against the valve extender. I bought rims...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,652
Posted By colnago62

If you think about it, gear just levels the...

If you think about it, gear just levels the playing field. Every UCI level team has the same equipment in terms of performance, or at least available to them. Eneos is a dominant team because if...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,359
Posted By colnago62

Most people donít have to worry about UCI...

Most people donít have to worry about UCI regulations. I have seen more than a few enduros at the track use them to help het around the stupid setback rules
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By colnago62

My other bike is a disc brake Domane. I was...

My other bike is a disc brake Domane. I was hoping to get the Madone in disc and then sell all my rim brake stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By colnago62

They actually make a 2021 rim brake version. I...

They actually make a 2021 rim brake version. I have seen pictures. I was told that Trek holds back a certain amount of frames for warranty. Since it was a Project 1, it has to be painted. I wonder if...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By colnago62

It is disc only as a complete bike from Trek

It is disc only as a complete bike from Trek
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
05-12-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 799
Posted By colnago62

bike uppers are designed not to stretch. I wonder...

bike uppers are designed not to stretch. I wonder if that forced stretching takes some years out to the life of the shoe?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 799
Posted By colnago62

https://blog.bikefit.com/why-wedge/

https://blog.bikefit.com/why-wedge/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By colnago62

In terms of equipment to switch to di2, you are...

In terms of equipment to switch to di2, you are only at the tip of the iceberg. Derailleurs, cables, battery, junction box, charger is all I can think off the top of my head.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 799
Posted By colnago62

A thought; It might not be a case of shoe fit. It...

A thought; It might not be a case of shoe fit. It could possibly be an issue with how your foot is oriented with the pedals. Hot feet and other foot related issues can be caused by the foot rocking...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,154
Posted By colnago62

Reload the firmware.

Reload the firmware.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,154
Posted By colnago62

You bricked it. Do you have the computer...

You bricked it. Do you have the computer interface to Etube?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-21, 01:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,159
Posted By colnago62

This picture could be 10 years old. At least 8.

This picture could be 10 years old. At least 8.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,089
Posted By colnago62

wait till he 16, he will drop you on everything.

wait till he 16, he will drop you on everything.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,089
Posted By colnago62

There was a guy on YouTube who would wear a...

There was a guy on YouTube who would wear a rubber mask of an old man and old guy cloths and pass younger rider on hills
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
05-06-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,089
Posted By colnago62

fixed gear and road bikes donít mix well,...

fixed gear and road bikes donít mix well, especially if the guys on road bikes donít ride fixed gear also. Chances for a pileup increase. Fixed gearing is always a compromise. You donít want it so...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,497
Posted By colnago62

So if you already have lightened your bike as...

So if you already have lightened your bike as much as possible(or legal), wheels are the only other equipment change one could make to improve climbing performance. I wonder how those numbers would...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,089
Posted By colnago62

The goal is to stay in your zone 5 for the...

The goal is to stay in your zone 5 for the interval. It is not possible to stay in that zone for 15 minutes. You can absolutely go longer than 3:00 minutes as long as you stay in zone 5
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,089
Posted By colnago62

A really good drill that will help your climbing...

A really good drill that will help your climbing is find a hill that takes at least 2-3 minutes to climb. Ride up it in your Vo2 max zone as soon as you gone about 2-3 minutes, turn around and ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,497
Posted By colnago62

He is still wrong. Kilo riders use disc wheels...

He is still wrong. Kilo riders use disc wheels and five spoke wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,497
Posted By colnago62

Grade is not the determining factor, speed is. If...

Grade is not the determining factor, speed is. If you climbing speed is above around 12mph Zipp 404 depth wheel will be faster.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,497
Posted By colnago62

Track sprinters basic set up is a five spoke up...

Track sprinters basic set up is a five spoke up front and a disc in the back. When accelerating, aero matters. Some guys even use a disc front and rear for their 200TT.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,087
Posted By colnago62

I have a few pairs of tall socks and they all are...

I have a few pairs of tall socks and they all are pretty tight. I wonder if hight is for the compression effect?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By colnago62

A rotor trueing tool.

A rotor trueing tool.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By colnago62

Bent is too strong of word. It is probably...

Bent is too strong of word. It is probably tweaked. It is an easy fix, get the right tool though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,497
Posted By colnago62

There are some riders around here that regularly...

There are some riders around here that regularly participate in both National and Worlds. In the timed events it can be worth the money, since lots
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,259
Posted By colnago62

It could also mean your hydration level is...

It could also mean your hydration level is dropping or you are overheating.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,568
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: 2,451
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
04-30-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,299
Posted By colnago62

I don't average those speeds on the road, but I...

I don't average those speeds on the road, but I do average close to those speeds at the velodrome. Handling matters. When I was experimenting with tires, there where some tires that felt fast but...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By colnago62

my Domane is 23lbs and my Madone was 17lbs, so...

my Domane is 23lbs and my Madone was 17lbs, so yes, it kinda does.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By colnago62

Donít flatter yourself, or do if it helps your...

Donít flatter yourself, or do if it helps your self esteem. I am waiting for Trek to tell me what is available. I am a little worried about the answer, given the what they have on their website.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 700
Posted By colnago62

I ride 44cm Bontrager bars on the road and 38cm...

I ride 44cm Bontrager bars on the road and 38cm bars on the track the combination of narrow bars and less reach required me to add a longer stem on my track bike even though the reach is slightly...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,451
Posted By colnago62

what % of FTP do you consider zone 4 and 5. An...

what % of FTP do you consider zone 4 and 5. An hour and 15 minutes sounds like a long to be those zones
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By colnago62

Frame Availability

I think I have my equipment issue handled. Now for the most stressful part, will Trek have any 60cm Madone frames in stock. Looking at the website, my guess is no. There were some 2019-20 frames, but...
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
04-29-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By colnago62

Cool! I am going to contact them today to see if...

Cool! I am going to contact them today to see if they ship to the U.S.A.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By colnago62

Good looking out, but these are not hydraulic....

Good looking out, but these are not hydraulic. There seems to be a lot of rim brake levers out there, just not disc brake levers.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By colnago62

Back Order Limbo

Man, my Madone 9 frame has cracked. It will probably be a warranty replacement (It is cracking at the tabs for the ISO Speed). The downside is that if I get a new frame, I want it to be disc brakes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By colnago62

I have the the Castelli winter speed suit that...

I have the the Castelli winter speed suit that has the Ros on top. It is on the tight side for Castelli clothing.
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
04-26-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,568
Posted By colnago62

I have used the app multiple times to update both...

I have used the app multiple times to update both my Di2 bikes and have never had a problem. Might be one of those,Ē It is not a problem till it is
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,984
Posted By colnago62

Depending on how skilled you want to become at...

Depending on how skilled you want to become at sprinting, there is a fair amount of technique to be able to do it and actually go faster. I was out at the velodrome and the sprinters were working on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,259
Posted By colnago62

That is true. It is a much less expensive...

That is true. It is a much less expensive alternative. Also, if I where running and swimming, I might might find more value in the data. I have SRM Origins on all my bikes and the numbers seem...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By colnago62

He mentioned his weight in the article.

He mentioned his weight in the article.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,259
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...
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