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Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By generalkdi

I have that bike and it's great. Buy it. If...

I have that bike and it's great. Buy it.

If it helps, I'm just under 5'7 and 130lbs. FTP around 245. I have a size 52 and run with all the spacers over the stem. Fitted it with a FSA areanova LTD...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,750
Posted By generalkdi

Speedplay

Speedplay
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By generalkdi

We are hit by the polar vortex here in Quebec...

We are hit by the polar vortex here in Quebec city, but it's just a good time to go on the fat bike!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,294
Posted By generalkdi

Red is fast, like a ferrari.

Red is fast, like a ferrari.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,800
Posted By generalkdi

I totally agree with what you said except maybe...

I totally agree with what you said except maybe this. I saw twice malfunctions with DA Di2 and Super Record EPS, both time, the guys had to get back home with they rear delailleurs in the hardest...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By generalkdi

There's like 10feet of snow outside here, and I'm...

There's like 10feet of snow outside here, and I'm happy to ride groomed trail with the fat bike. Way better than sitting home cleaning or swifting.
09-12-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 114,700
Posted By generalkdi

Hi guys! I'll be starting some snow riding with...

Hi guys! I'll be starting some snow riding with my new Fatbike this winter. Winter here is cold, REALLY COLD, cold like -15C to -30C. I'm looking for the best gloves out there. Any suggestion to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-18, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By generalkdi

Thanks everyone for your input, the jacket...

Thanks everyone for your input, the jacket arrived yesterday, I took it for a quick ride at ~0C, it fits perfectly and does a perfect job. Couldn't be happier!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-18, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By generalkdi

+1 for the prologo Zero.

+1 for the prologo Zero.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-18, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By generalkdi

Some students in engineering did a plane powered...

Some students in engineering did a plane powered by a rider (a friend of mine).

https://www.facebook.com/Projet-P%C3%A9gase-131872790217343/
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By generalkdi

Is it where your bottle cage bolts are?

Is it where your bottle cage bolts are?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By generalkdi

The most used : Open hand behind the back =...

The most used :
Open hand behind the back = Slow down
Waving and pointing forward = Clear/Go
Waving the arm behind the back = Rails crossing
Elbow flick = Next/Your turn
Hand all the way up in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,556
Posted By generalkdi

Discs, better braking in all conditions, more...

Discs, better braking in all conditions, more expensive carbon wheels lifetime.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-18, 06:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,370
Posted By generalkdi

Giordana's high end bibs are generally a very...

Giordana's high end bibs are generally a very good fit, so I keep going back to them.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,999
Posted By generalkdi

I ride a Prologo Zero 2 Nack, and love it. (I'm...

I ride a Prologo Zero 2 Nack, and love it. (I'm small and lightweight)

Most people I know didn't like a Selle Italia Flox/SuperFlow. But I never tried it myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By generalkdi

I'll probably use some base layers, I want it to...

I'll probably use some base layers, I want it to do road bike at around 0C (until the first snow), but also to go with the fatbike at temperatures down to -30C! (average in the winter is more around...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By generalkdi

There's still too much snow up here, but went for...

There's still too much snow up here, but went for some some hike.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-18, 06:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,975
Posted By generalkdi

Practice using only the 2 bigger chainrings of...

Practice using only the 2 bigger chainrings of your triple, you'll be fine when you'll switch to compact.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-18, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By generalkdi

Thanks everyone, I guess if it fits a 5'7 140,...

Thanks everyone, I guess if it fits a 5'7 140, it'll fit me fine. I will order the small :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-18, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,021
Posted By generalkdi

I bought used Shimano Dura-ace C35 for 650CDN...

I bought used Shimano Dura-ace C35 for 650CDN last year, and I'm pretty happy with them. Nothing outstanding, but great wheels overall.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By generalkdi

Do you NEED to go like 0.1km/h faster?

Do you NEED to go like 0.1km/h faster?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-18, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By generalkdi

Castelli jacket sizing

Is anyone using Castelli Alpha (or Alpha ROS) Jacket? (or in fact any other, since it's all the same size chart)

I'm a very small guy at 5'6 and 125lbs. I'd like to order small (which from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,711
Posted By generalkdi

Isn't the USA buying most of it's aluminum from...

Isn't the USA buying most of it's aluminum from Canada anyway? I think Canada will not be targeted by these tariffs, so I guess it won't change much. Also, I don't think the price of aluminium...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-18, 08:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,686
Posted By generalkdi

~70kph with a 52/11

~70kph with a 52/11
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,826
Posted By generalkdi

3 things : Dead lifts, Squats and Planking...

3 things : Dead lifts, Squats and Planking (normal and side plank)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,542
Posted By generalkdi

Never have any trouble clipping in my speedplays....

Never have any trouble clipping in my speedplays. It looks like a solution to something that's not an issue. the market is already pretty crowded, so good luck trying to get your share of the pie.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,324
Posted By generalkdi

Did Mt.Lemmon and Kitt Peak 2 years ago, great...

Did Mt.Lemmon and Kitt Peak 2 years ago, great place to ride indeed!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 01:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,088
Posted By generalkdi

Apparently, about 109 USD + Shipping + taxes,...

Apparently, about 109 USD + Shipping + taxes, just bought these : https://www.competitivecyclist.com/vision-trimax-4d-compact-handlebar?s=a
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 615,682
Posted By generalkdi

Thanks! Ordered one!

Thanks! Ordered one!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-18, 06:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,890
Posted By generalkdi

Start with a 11-28, I'd stick with the 52-36...

Start with a 11-28, I'd stick with the 52-36 crankset.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-18, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By generalkdi

I use a Prologo Zero 2 Nack, and absolutely love...

I use a Prologo Zero 2 Nack, and absolutely love it. I never used a Arione tho :(. That's what the guy I usually ride with use, and he seems to like it too. (if it helps : I'm 5'7", 127lbs)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,687
Posted By generalkdi

Red, it's faster.

Red, it's faster.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By generalkdi

I'd go with the CAAD. Arguably the best aluminum...

I'd go with the CAAD. Arguably the best aluminum frame out there, no proprietary tech issues (shimano disc brakes, BB30...),
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-17, 07:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,023
Posted By generalkdi

I got to say this one was definitely in my top 3...

I got to say this one was definitely in my top 3 of the year : https://www.strava.com/activities/1109247682

I was on form that day, (but had to hold back for my friend to catch up. But since I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-17, 07:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,357
Posted By generalkdi

Bought a Power2Max PM. Can't wait to try it... in...

Bought a Power2Max PM. Can't wait to try it... in may :(. It's already snowing here so I'll be on the trainer with the other bike for a while...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-17, 09:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,819
Posted By generalkdi

2 events in the same week this summer First...

2 events in the same week this summer

First : I killed a bird. It was chased by a squirrel (believe it or not) running n the side of the road, and decided to put his neck under my wheel just as I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-17, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,070
Posted By generalkdi

Diadoras are pretty Narrow, so look elsewhere. (I...

Diadoras are pretty Narrow, so look elsewhere. (I have JetRacers and now Vortex pro 2)

Someone I know having an issue with his shoes width ended up with Specialized. I never tried them tho.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-17, 07:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,110
Posted By generalkdi

They are probably going smaller when in between,...

They are probably going smaller when in between, since it is easier to fit someone on a smaller frame than a longer frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-17, 12:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,020
Posted By generalkdi

Around 10000m (30000ft).

Around 10000m (30000ft).
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-17, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,683
Posted By generalkdi

It's because it's an "UNWRITTEN" rule! There...

It's because it's an "UNWRITTEN" rule!

There are some nice deals on Diadora Vortex Pro 2 (and other diadora stuff) on chainreaction right now..
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-17, 06:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By generalkdi

Madone 7 2015, any comments?

I have a decent deal on a Trek Madone 7 2015 and would like to ear from people here who rode it.

First : I do a lot of climbing, I know I'd be better with an emonda, but since I don't want to buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,603
Posted By generalkdi

96%, just missed the Trek on the first try. I'm...

96%, just missed the Trek on the first try. I'm worried.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-17, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By generalkdi

At 5'7, 125lbs, I use a prologo zero nack, which...

At 5'7, 125lbs, I use a prologo zero nack, which is often compared to the aliante, love it.

Prologo Zero Nack saddle review - BikeRadar...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,052
Posted By generalkdi

If you can ride all day in the drops, you may...

If you can ride all day in the drops, you may want to get your stem a few spacers down, and ride the hoods more.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-17, 07:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,725
Posted By generalkdi

They don't seem au ship to canada yet tho :(

They don't seem au ship to canada yet tho :(
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By generalkdi

Just a quick note, the inride takes the speed...

Just a quick note, the inride takes the speed everytime the trainer (instead of the wheel) does 1 loop, it's generally more precise during accelerations since it has a much better update frequency....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-17, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By generalkdi

I use the InRide with TrainerRoad. It works well,...

I use the InRide with TrainerRoad. It works well, but I take the numbers with a grain of salt since it's not fully accurate (still good enough tho). You can still compare InRide number with InRide...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-17, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By generalkdi

Isn't that 6% power lost through the mechanical...

Isn't that 6% power lost through the mechanical parts that come between the crankset and the road? (chain, wheel hub, wheel, tyres...)

I always thought it was reporting less power because it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-17, 07:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,779
Posted By generalkdi

We have this hill where I live :...

We have this hill where I live : https://www.strava.com/segments/4331780 which I believe is comparable at 13.5%, I think I'd be good even if it was much longer. So my answer is yes, I'd do it :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-17, 07:30 AM
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