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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,436
Posted By waters60

Curious if you ride with your hands on the tops...

Curious if you ride with your hands on the tops of your bars. Why no tape there?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,436
Posted By waters60

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K Edge
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,436
Posted By waters60

K Edge

K Edge
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,454
Posted By waters60

Watching countless road race sprint finishes I...

Watching countless road race sprint finishes I can’t recall ever seeing someone standing and spinning maniacally at 120 rpm. BMX riders don’t have the option of changing gears!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,454
Posted By waters60

Out of the saddle at 110-120 rpm? It would seem...

Out of the saddle at 110-120 rpm? It would seem that negates the reason for being out of the saddle, power generation. While sitting high rpm’s can be isolated. Standing it is much harder to isolate...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,418
Posted By waters60

Correct. More data to confuse us, granted there...

Correct. More data to confuse us, granted there are those like the above who could benefit knowing how their damaged leg is performing. It seems like the flood of data we get from our devices is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,465
Posted By waters60

Campy Bora One from ProBikeKit @ $ 1562.00 ...

Campy Bora One from ProBikeKit @ $ 1562.00
Over your price but I love my Bora tubular disc wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By waters60

Sounds like fun! You STARTED this ride @ 36...

Sounds like fun! You STARTED this ride @ 36 degrees and rain?!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By waters60

New geometry and carbon frames make suspending...

New geometry and carbon frames make suspending bikes from top tubes problematic. I will get a Kuat soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By waters60

I second your appreciation of many gears. Then...

I second your appreciation of many gears. Then there are these types!
https://www.bicycling.com/rides/a20049677/video-what-it-s-like-to-cross-the-alps-on-a-fixie/
11-30-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,116
Posted By waters60

“Does your mirror replace looking?” Yes, for...

“Does your mirror replace looking?” Yes, for almost 30 years. I can see much better and more safely with a mirror.
11-30-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,116
Posted By waters60

“Anti-Varia people be like...” should have been...

“Anti-Varia people be like...” should have been flagged for grammar.
11-29-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,116
Posted By waters60

I am still trying to figure out where the Varia...

I am still trying to figure out where the Varia fits in. My questions get snarky replies instead of useful feedback. Some of us do not know much about how the Varia works so given the number of...
11-28-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,116
Posted By waters60

Pretty ignorant reply to a serious question. Does...

Pretty ignorant reply to a serious question. Does use of Varia or similar device obviate the need for looking back? I have used a mirror for many years. It is an old habit and I am routinely...
11-28-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,116
Posted By waters60

To users of the Varia and similar devices; I...

To users of the Varia and similar devices; I assume you still use a mirror or look back to check for approaching traffic?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,267
Posted By waters60

Ah yes, the days of my youth, when I bent a...

Ah yes, the days of my youth, when I bent a Regina 23 on my 42 tooth front going up Smugglers... To be 21 again! What impresses me most are fellow 60 year olds or better still using those gears. I’m...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,267
Posted By waters60

If your RD can handle it go with 11-32 or 34 ...

If your RD can handle it go with 11-32 or 34
You will like the 52 up front. The difference in 2 teeth up front is minimal compared to 2 or 4 in back.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,070
Posted By waters60

. “ Which ever comes first, like when my hands is...

. “ Which ever comes first, like when my hands is starting to get numb, I return to the seat and hands on the hoods.”
Numbness is my biggest obstacle to standing. I can go for a couple of miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,070
Posted By waters60

The problem with trying to analyze riders on the...

The problem with trying to analyze riders on the Angliru is that they were trying to conserve effort, knowing that even small accelerations could put them in danger of blowing up. Carthy’s agonized...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By waters60

Replacement belts for rollers

After almost 30 years the belts on my Performance Technique rollers are ready to go. I can find the longer drive belt but the two 17” X 3/16” ( approx ) belts for the turbine resistance fans are much...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,070
Posted By waters60

Pantani was perhaps one of the only riders I have...

Pantani was perhaps one of the only riders I have seen who was on the drops out of the saddle for long periods of time. Trying to emulate that position would be difficult for mere mortals. Although...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By waters60

K Edge rock solid I switch between my GoPro and...

K Edge rock solid I switch between my GoPro and light on bottom and Bolt on top
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,058
Posted By waters60

“I take a lane soon enough, and far left enough,...

“I take a lane soon enough, and far left enough, that only the stupidest people are ever going to try to pass. I do it when I know there is insufficient visibility for a car to see if the road ahead...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,058
Posted By waters60

Get a mirror and just give it a try. It will take...

Get a mirror and just give it a try. It will take some getting used to but your comfort level and confidence will improve. The mirror ( in my estimation ) is a very important part of riding safely on...
10-25-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By waters60

Jra?

Jra?
10-24-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By waters60

Performance rollers with fans for Zwift

I currently use my 25 year old Performance rollers for my indoor workouts. They have the turbine fans off the rear drum for resistance. I have power meter pedals so the setup works nicely for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,347
Posted By waters60

As well as going lower with bars, I'm going back...

As well as going lower with bars, I'm going back to the narrower bars of my Raleigh. 38 cm wide. I put 42 cm on my Paramount and my Tarmac came with 42 cm bars. However both always had me riding with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,935
Posted By waters60

Best bang for the buck is a Blu Ray video; the...

Best bang for the buck is a Blu Ray video; the audio quality is off the charts. Nothing comes close.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By waters60

How much info do you need on the screen? You...

How much info do you need on the screen? You could reduce the number of fields on the Bolt to gain larger text/numbers.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,427
Posted By waters60

Just about when there is almost too little of the...

Just about when there is almost too little of the screws left to get a screwdriver in!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By waters60

Pearl Izumi Amfib vs Castelli Estremo

My 20 year old Pearl Izumi Amfib gloves are showing their age! I am looking to replace them with either the current version or Castelli Estremo gloves. Anyone who might have tried both is welcome to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,639
Posted By waters60

Funny; I have a pair of Lake boots that I’ve used...

Funny; I have a pair of Lake boots that I’ve used for 26 years and do exactly the same thing, putting neoprene booties over them belo 30. At age 60 my feet don’t stay as warm and they never did. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,639
Posted By waters60

Funny; I have a pair of Lake boots that I’ve used...

Funny; I have a pair of Lake boots that I’ve used for 26 years and do exactly the same thing, putting neoprene booties over them belo 30. At age 60 my feet don’t stay as warm and they never did. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,160
Posted By waters60

I wonder how many people who tell us that...

I wonder how many people who tell us that tubulars are so difficult and are not worth the “ hassle “ have ever ridden tubulars?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,160
Posted By waters60

Slotted cleats are still available?!

Slotted cleats are still available?!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,958
Posted By waters60

Last weekend I was riding with a friend when a...

Last weekend I was riding with a friend when a pickup with a large trailer passed us safely 50 - 100 yards before a stoplight. My friend decided to pull up next to the pickup at the red light. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,493
Posted By waters60

The geometry differences between the CAAD 10 and...

The geometry differences between the CAAD 10 and 2020 Supersix make them not “ identical “ Cannondale changed the frame geometry in the new Supersix, pushing it slightly towards “ endurance “. On my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,493
Posted By waters60

Don’t limit yourself to “ endurance “ bikes. I...

Don’t limit yourself to “ endurance “ bikes. I have a 2018 Cannondale Synapse. It is a great bike but I felt there was something missing. I got a 2020 Cannondale SuperSix and found the missing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,168
Posted By waters60

Gel flasks work for me. Easier to have a steady...

Gel flasks work for me. Easier to have a steady intake of my favorite gel and require less concentration than tearing off a gel pouch. I like to think that the consistency of intake is important in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,118
Posted By waters60

I see too many people with hips rocking side to...

I see too many people with hips rocking side to side. The advice of heel on the pedal is one I have used for years as a starting point, then adjust up or down from there. It is good advice because it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By waters60

For slightly over $ 2000.00 you can get a 2020...

For slightly over $ 2000.00 you can get a 2020 Supersix Evo. I switched over from a 2018 Synapse and could not be happier. The Supersix can be set up so you are not down and it handles very nicely....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By waters60

Could you do us a favor and pick up a set of Enve...

Could you do us a favor and pick up a set of Enve AR 3.4 AR Disc wheels?! Give us a report on their comfort compared with your other wheels?! I am becoming very curious if I can have my cake and eat...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,741
Posted By waters60

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I like my Acid Red Supersix. I doubt matte black...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By waters60

I generally wait overnight for my freshly glued...

I generally wait overnight for my freshly glued tires to be ready. It’s been more than 30 years and never a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By waters60

Sprinting on tubeless

The Enve 3.4 AR Disc wheels look very tempting; smoother ride and faster. One question I have is about how lower pressure wheels perform when sprinting. I don’t want any softness or spring in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,909
Posted By waters60

I think newer versions have better release...

I think newer versions have better release tension adjustment. Older versions such as mine are difficult to release from. My other bike has Keo Blades and they feel like Stenmark’s bindings. Release...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,909
Posted By waters60

Exactly, although, to be honest, I could be a...

Exactly, although, to be honest, I could be a **** on my prior Look pedals. There is something about stopping at a light that turns me onto a ****; any other place I have no problem but with cars...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By waters60

Enve SES 3.4 AR DISC experience

Has anyone had a chance to ride on the Enve SES 3.4 AR Disc wheels? The thought of smoother ride with less resistance is very enticing. Right now I ride on Campy Bora One tubular wheels with Veloflex...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By waters60

Enve SES 3.4 AR DISC experience

Has anyone had a chance to ride on the Enve SES 3.4 AR Disc wheels? The thought of smoother ride with less resistance is very enticing. Right now I ride on Campy Bora One tubular wheels with Veloflex...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,468
Posted By waters60

Using a Camelback will help. You will find you...

Using a Camelback will help. You will find you drink more because it is easier to access. On hotter days with uncertain water stops I use mine plus two bottles, one reserved for an electrolyte drink.
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