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11-16-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By redlude97

The weakness is of course if you have a heavy...

The weakness is of course if you have a heavy race season or do a lot of group rides. There is of course going to be adaptions there that TR can't account for and if a significant portion of your...
11-16-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By redlude97

Until TR gets their outdoor workout algorithm...

Until TR gets their outdoor workout algorithm figured out, adaptive training is worthless if you do inside and outside workouts. Xert has a steeper learning curve so the results might not make sense...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By redlude97

you can also order a 5 bolt spider for the...

you can also order a 5 bolt spider for the cannondale crank and then run normal chainrings from any manufacturer
11-10-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By redlude97

The newest data is showing athletes can consume...

The newest data is showing athletes can consume up to ~140g/hr of carbohydrates at close to a 1:1 ratio of glucose:fructose. Table sugar is exactly 1:1. I've been doing just straight sugar for...
11-09-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By redlude97

intervals.icu plots this really well and will...

intervals.icu plots this really well and will give you the distribution categorization for any period you specify. I aim for a pyramidal yearly/season distribution. For individual rides I try to...
11-08-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,229
Posted By redlude97

I'm also a somewhat intermittent intermittent...

I'm also a somewhat intermittent intermittent faster. Been doing it for about 4 years now. Weekdays I bike commute ~1 hour on just coffee, and don't eat until lunch. Took about 6 months to a year to...
11-05-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,150
Posted By redlude97

Lol I love RH tires but Jan is such a sandbagger....

Lol I love RH tires but Jan is such a sandbagger.

Guess my tires must be ultra wide at 35mm
...
11-05-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,375
Posted By redlude97

Might see like overkill, but the best option is...

Might see like overkill, but the best option is likely a 3m respirator with P100 cartridges. They seal well even with sweat. Have a large vent made for grueling construction work, and can be wiped...
11-05-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,492
Posted By redlude97

More elbow bend and flare, Its the shifters and...

More elbow bend and flare, Its the shifters and not the bars. I run 24 deg flare with shimano hydro shifters and minimal flare with my sram HRD shifters. They don't play well with the design...
11-05-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By redlude97

For deep mud the BOS is superior to the PDX, so...

For deep mud the BOS is superior to the PDX, so that is another option. Vittoria makes the Terreno wet in a 38mm
10-20-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,495
Posted By redlude97

The RX800(similar to the GRX810) handles the...

The RX800(similar to the GRX810) handles the 11-40 and probably the 11-42T stock. You should probably just try it before you go through all the trouble of tanpans or road links
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09-16-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,961
Posted By redlude97

fabric saddles have noticeable flex. I run one on...

fabric saddles have noticeable flex. I run one on my cyclocross bike for this reason
09-14-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,369
Posted By redlude97

The Pathfinder looks pretty similar to the...

The Pathfinder looks pretty similar to the clement ush/mso hybrid. Anyone compare the directly? I've had good experience with msos and even raced dry cross courses on them
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 19,957
Posted By redlude97

You don't carry any kind of plugs? No way I would...

You don't carry any kind of plugs? No way I would try to inflated a sidewall tear like that without stuffing at least a few dynaplugs in there
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,199
Posted By redlude97

For those on gatorskins, really consider the 4...

For those on gatorskins, really consider the 4 seasons instead, way better ride quality, suppleness, and only marginally lower puncture protection and wear. Nothing like the tradeoffs going to a...
08-30-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,737
Posted By redlude97

still racing my 2013 cannondale supersix which...

still racing my 2013 cannondale supersix which was the first year they made a disc cx bike for both gravel and CX. Tried a topstone and the bike just feels boring. People have been riding CX bikes on...
08-17-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By redlude97

what about the trek frames is different such that...

what about the trek frames is different such that loctite shouldn't be used? Plenty of other carbon shells can be used with loctite without issue
08-16-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,906
Posted By redlude97

I'd say its more accurate than a strictly FTP...

I'd say its more accurate than a strictly FTP centric power curve. My power curve and racing tends towards suprathreshold efforts(mostly CX) so having the HIE/dFRC type of metric to focus on on gains...
08-13-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,906
Posted By redlude97

Look into Xert, a more comprehensive training and...

Look into Xert, a more comprehensive training and fitness algorithm that isn't based solely around FTP and TSS. In particular they track low, high, and peak training loads and how different types of...
08-06-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,251
Posted By redlude97

I personally would rather race a cross bike on...

I personally would rather race a cross bike on both the road and dirt, than an endurance bike for cross. I hate slow/stable geometry though in general
07-26-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By redlude97

The HG7/800 specifically are narrower and the...

The HG7/800 specifically are narrower and the last cog is offset on the spider to fit the 10 speed cassettes and clear the spokes, they are the only "road" cassettes that do this hence the HG...
07-26-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By redlude97

I think that is a mistake, the cog pitch should...

I think that is a mistake, the cog pitch should be the same, and it will work on a MTB hub without a spacer. Shimano 11 speed is interchangeable and the GRX line uses the MTB 11-40 and 11-42...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,449
Posted By redlude97

Since a bag of wax lasts like 50 chains, I'm not...

Since a bag of wax lasts like 50 chains, I'm not going to lose sleep over it. If I can go an extra week or two without needing to swap chains that more than makes up for the little bit of time to wax...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,449
Posted By redlude97

While everyone has their own method here is Josh...

While everyone has their own method here is Josh from silca's technique. Notice he turns off his wax as well and mentions pulling the chain when it's just above the melting temperature
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,449
Posted By redlude97

You actually want it to harden ASAP when its...

You actually want it to harden ASAP when its pulled out to trap as much as possible in the pin/roller interface. This means barely above melting temp for the wax which takes the chain longer to come...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By redlude97

I know you said butyl, but tubilito might...

I know you said butyl, but tubilito might actually be something in this use case.
07-21-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,630
Posted By redlude97

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20200419_172109_hdr_e0476f55df2f3274da3eb40d24ae4894dcb5612c.jpg
My Oltre with knobby 32s, about 3mm clearance
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,681
Posted By redlude97

Good luck with getting rid of the howling....

Good luck with getting rid of the howling. Luckily I only race cross with my srams and everyone elses howl too...
07-21-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,927
Posted By redlude97

I don't believe recentering is correct, none of...

I don't believe recentering is correct, none of the hydraulic calipers can recenter since the caliper is not floating(like a car caliper). They have automatic pad advancement but if you swap between...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,449
Posted By redlude97

Acetone isn't sufficient to strip all the grease,...

Acetone isn't sufficient to strip all the grease, as others have said you need to use a different solvent first. Since you can't get oderless mineral spirits in CA, as others have mentioned use...
07-20-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,927
Posted By redlude97

Shimano B01s is the same size, readily available...

Shimano B01s is the same size, readily available anywhere and work well
07-19-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,737
Posted By redlude97

fabric scoop is my go to. Has a good amount of...

fabric scoop is my go to. Has a good amount of flex
07-19-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By redlude97

I think you can make the shimano Di2 battery...

I think you can make the shimano Di2 battery holder adapter work too
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,155
Posted By redlude97

Did you plug it? Sometime even two dynaplugs can...

Did you plug it? Sometime even two dynaplugs can fit in a hole and seal it
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By redlude97

I guess my question is how you decided on cleat...

I guess my question is how you decided on cleat position? At least on my pair of lakes it feels more like the added width is on the outside of the last, so my inner foot position and clearance...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By redlude97

care to expand on this? Not sure how width would...

care to expand on this? Not sure how width would affect this? At least in terms of position, maybe move the cleat to the inside?
07-16-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By redlude97

If you email them they will send you a new one, I...

If you email them they will send you a new one, I had the same issue on a pair
07-16-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,927
Posted By redlude97

TRP does have a great warranty service, they sent...

TRP does have a great warranty service, they sent me a new set of HYRDs when one of my pistons got seized
07-16-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By redlude97

The sidewalls are very thin even for the tubeless...

The sidewalls are very thin even for the tubeless versions. I have an older set when they were Compass and they continue to seep after 3 years, but its not really an issue as it takes days to lose...
07-15-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By redlude97

i would think you wouldn't want the compression...

i would think you wouldn't want the compression in that loop but maybe it is short enough to not make a difference. I've also run full length housing to the RD like some others
07-15-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By redlude97

is it different than the OP-41 housing?

is it different than the OP-41 housing?
07-15-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By redlude97

i usually start the season on gravel MSO's as...

i usually start the season on gravel MSO's as well, they have a bit more corning bite than SKs but that may/may not be needed depending on your area
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By redlude97

lake make the widest shoes IME and have boas on...

lake make the widest shoes IME and have boas on many models.
07-15-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By redlude97

Anyther option might be the rene herse steilacoom...

Anyther option might be the rene herse steilacoom https://www.renehersecycles.com/shop/components/tires/700c/700cx38-steilacoom/ I think that is what Jan runs when he races around here
07-15-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By redlude97

Ritchey has some wider cyclocross options, I ran...

Ritchey has some wider cyclocross options, I ran a set of shields for awhile in the 35mm width and liked them but only used them in dry conditions
...
07-15-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,927
Posted By redlude97

Anyone else ever get water in them and have to...

Anyone else ever get water in them and have to replace the bearings? I had a pair for awhile that got crunchy over time wet commuting and decided to replace them with HY/RDs then full hydraulic but...
07-13-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,006
Posted By redlude97

The gravelking slick is fast because the tread is...

The gravelking slick is fast because the tread is thin but the casing isn't particularly supple. Gotta rely on good sealant for reliability with them, but you'll get 3-4k before they are down to...
07-13-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,756
Posted By redlude97

I've been training beer handups...but thats it

I've been training beer handups...but thats it
07-09-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,006
Posted By redlude97

wide 650b slicks may be the answer, I run rene...

wide 650b slicks may be the answer, I run rene herse 48mms for all road duty, air down for all gravel, air up for mostly road. Keeps the BB lower too
07-09-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,756
Posted By redlude97

My tubs haven't been ridden in two years, maybe I...

My tubs haven't been ridden in two years, maybe I should reglue haha
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