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Forum: Touring
09-13-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,325
Posted By Jeff Neese

Nice setups, both. When my wife and I were in...

Nice setups, both. When my wife and I were in California we ran into a group of guys on carbon road bikes, outfitted much like yours, riding from Portland all the way down to San Diego. There was...
11-29-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 1,237,035
Posted By revchuck

CTL is currently 40, up from a low of 9 in...

CTL is currently 40, up from a low of 9 in September. TSB is -18 and hasn't been positive since September. Running CTL takes longer to build than cycling, and I've been mostly running. I'm down to...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,822
Posted By cyccommute

Those are your limits. There is nothing that...

Those are your limits. There is nothing that keeps a mountain bike from doing any distance the rider feels like. Iíve done 50 miles rides over two passes that were over 11,000 feet in a day. Iíve...
11-01-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 1,237,035
Posted By revchuck

rivers - Your experience mirrors mine and that of...

rivers - Your experience mirrors mine and that of others I've heard of. Just let your body come back as it wants to.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,956
Posted By alcjphil

You don't suffer because of the bike, rather you...

You don't suffer because of the bike, rather you suffer because a time trial requires you to ride at your limit throughout the entire race
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,821
Posted By tomato coupe

A few related questions: 1) My nephew is 3...

A few related questions:

1) My nephew is 3 years-old and a pretty strong (st)rider. What would be a good FTP for him? (He weighs 14 kg.)

2) What's the best way to measure power on a strider...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,078
Posted By Maelochs

My secret for not getting dropped on rolling...

My secret for not getting dropped on rolling hills? I ride solo. One hundred percent effective.
09-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By Hermes

I danced around the question of male / female but...

I danced around the question of male / female but thought you were probably female by the speed / power. My wife is a gonzo time trialist / pursuitist at 5’4” 48 kilos. She can generate 25 mph out...
08-28-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,189
Posted By rubiksoval

Using pedal assist to go 26 mph is ridiculous,...

Using pedal assist to go 26 mph is ridiculous, ESPECIALLY on a bike path.

If you want to work hard, get a bike without pedal assist. At those speeds, you're a danger to everyone, yourself...
02-18-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By 79pmooney

It really comes down to cost and your goals. If...

It really comes down to cost and your goals. If this is a $$ decision only, are you building the wheels or are you paying someone else? Can you get the same rims and reuse the spokes? If you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,615
Posted By Maelochs

One myth sold to everyone by Shimano and the rest...

One myth sold to everyone by Shimano and the rest of the bike industry was this whole "upgrade" saga. They realized that their products would last for years and outperform most riders ... so why...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,615
Posted By mstateglfr

Fit is not that important? You have 3 contact...

Fit is not that important? You have 3 contact points with a bike and when 1 or more isnt good, it can be miserable.
Fit seems quite important.

Regardless, my point earlier was that fit is...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-17, 09:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,771
Posted By blue192

Maybe it is just me but I think only suckers...

Maybe it is just me but I think only suckers apply for credit for anything except for a mortgage or obtaining a post secondary education. I would rather buy a slightly cheaper bike as long as it...
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