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05-30-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By pattrick

Thank you all !

I was never that big but 220 lbs at 5"9' brought me here. Here I found inspiration and sympathy on my struggles. Currently I am at 185 without dieting and doing well . Just wanted to say thank you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 12:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,148
Posted By ZHVelo

Maybe overall, but actually very relevant to the...

Maybe overall, but actually very relevant to the OP:

"The rear triangle is pretty rigid and on rough roads I got the sense it wasnít absorbing the road as effectively as some other bikes I had...
05-26-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,167
Posted By Hikebikerun

First 50mi ride!!!

My initial stretch goal when I started getting into cycling about 4-6 weeks ago was to go on a 50 mile ride. Well, I had a late start this morning and today has been hottest day so far this year...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,832
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Faster? Possibly. Better climber? Possibly. ...

Faster? Possibly. Better climber? Possibly. It all depends on how you use the data, such as HR, cadence, estimated (or actual) Watts on a given segment of your ride. Being able to easily compare...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26,962
Views: 17,101,104
Posted By CerveloS5

2014 Cervelo S5 vwd Di2 w Mavic Comete Pro Carbon...

2014 Cervelo S5 vwd Di2 w Mavic Comete Pro Carbon SL Exalith, Conti GP5000's, & Ultegra 50-34 CC.

https://i.ibb.co/68YTpGF/IMG-1619.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,890
Posted By sirjag

Nice bike my man. Contratz! I have a very...

Nice bike my man. Contratz! I have a very similar bike, a 2018 Giant Contend SL1 Disc. Got about 2K miles on it, purchased in June 2019. Prior to that I had a Walmart $150 hybrid Schwinn. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,890
Posted By jjankie

THAT's the bike I have been dancing around...

THAT's the bike I have been dancing around getting but waiting to see it my budget and this covid-19 thing works out. What a sweet bike with the 105 and hyd disk brakes. As to your question, I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By wthensler

Well, thatís one down.....

Many of you may know I’ve been in the market for a new road bike or two. Today I test rode the Bianchi Infinito CV Disc Di2. I wanted something a bit more relaxed than an all out racing bike, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,506
Posted By hydrationnation

short update: The shippment of my bike is...

short update:
The shippment of my bike is delayed :eek:
I have to wait one more week.
My wife gets her bike now earlier .... :troll:
this will be my weekend::bike:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,890
Posted By stevel610

Nice bike! Wear what you want. You...

Nice bike!

Wear what you want.

You being in their group will make their perception in public better. Not as many people will think of them as tool like tour de France wannabe's. 😉
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,890
Posted By MRT2

Congratulations on your new road bike. I don't...

Congratulations on your new road bike. I don't have anything near as sleek, as my Salsa Casserol is more of a light touring bike, but this is what I do. Spare tube, multitool, and extra food in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,890
Posted By Hypno Toad

I do a lot of unsupported endurance and ultra...

I do a lot of unsupported endurance and ultra endurance rides. With the pandemic, and I'm treating every ride as unsupported. For an unsupported ride over 2 hours, I'll use a CamelBak Lobo (3l)...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,844
Posted By hydrationnation

lykbutta. Congratulations on your new bike. ...

lykbutta. Congratulations on your new bike.

I am riding a hybrid at the moment with the plastic pedals it came with. I am doing 100-120km/wk with the hybrid. I just want decent pedals I can use...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,844
Posted By MinnMan

Pedal strikes are EXTREMELY rare, except maybe in...

Pedal strikes are EXTREMELY rare, except maybe in crit racing. Don't worry about it.

If you insist on flat pedals, anything except for the cheapest crap will be just fine. Those Crank Bros. pedals...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,506
Posted By Seattle Forrest

200 miles in Gatorskins as penance.

200 miles in Gatorskins as penance.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,506
Posted By hydrationnation

So last weekend I also ordered Garmin Edge 530....

So last weekend I also ordered Garmin Edge 530. Strava mapping feature and the live segments are awesome. I first looked at the Edge Explore, but for nearly the same price I went for more options and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,506
Posted By hydrationnation

should arrive friday or early next wek.

should arrive friday or early next wek.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,951
Posted By ronin4740

I like the geometry of my TCR and as I'm losing...

I like the geometry of my TCR and as I'm losing more weight it's getting easier to ride. However in the last week I'm finding I LOVE the geometry of my gravel bike. It's a little more relaxed and...
05-05-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Years ago I dated a lady who was an excellent...

Years ago I dated a lady who was an excellent cook, able to whip up delicious things at the drop of a hat. I was riding a lot, but started getting slower. The numbers coming from my HR strap told...
05-04-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By canklecat

Without a power meter, heart rate sensor, etc.,...

Without a power meter, heart rate sensor, etc., Strava offers a rough guesstimate based on neutral conditions, rider weight, bicycle weight and type, etc.

Add a heart rate sensor, use the Elevate...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,988
Posted By mango18

My first 25 Mile Ride yesterday and want 50 by next month.

Hi All,
This seems like a great place to hang out while I learn all about my addiction. Story so far I am in my early 50s and brand new to biking. My sons bike arrived just on the day of the...
12-29-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,669
Posted By DrIsotope

The Strava estimated power is so high because the...

The Strava estimated power is so high because the HR is so high for the relatively low speed. The Strava Guesstimator is wondering why someone is grinding so hard on flat ground to manage 16mph.
...
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