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Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,790
Posted By rower2cyclist

Breaking my elbow in a group ride in November and...

Breaking my elbow in a group ride in November and rehabbing since then.

Actually, the worst decision was to be on the wheel of the guy who overlapped wheels in a fast paceline and crashed right in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,609
Posted By rower2cyclist

I don't think you can get to 110psi with a CO2...

I don't think you can get to 110psi with a CO2 cartridge, I mean I never have. It's just a temporary solution.

Grab an inflator and learn how to use it properly without wasting precious CO2 air....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,659
Posted By rower2cyclist

I have been doing these unsupported long solo...

I have been doing these unsupported long solo rides (road) in the Northeast all the time and never needed to carry a chain breaker and quick link with me. I ride on the road all the time. Why should...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,299
Posted By rower2cyclist

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If people can ride (&win) grand tours with stems...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 564,570
Posted By rower2cyclist

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Dec 23 near Pittsburgh. Only day I have been able...
11-27-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,802
Posted By rower2cyclist

Holy s*ht so much good feedback on Varia. Maybe I...

Holy s*ht so much good feedback on Varia. Maybe I should give one to myself as a xmas gift!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,639
Posted By rower2cyclist

My experience with coaching was $100/mo was too...

My experience with coaching was $100/mo was too expensive for what they usually offer vs what my needs given my level. Honestly, you are not going to get anything more if you get a coach than a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,016
Posted By rower2cyclist

Yesterday it was even stronger with a bunch of...

Yesterday it was even stronger with a bunch of young bucks showed up. Did everything people told me but still got dropped. Just trusting the process at this point.

I don't know your background....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,016
Posted By rower2cyclist

No worries at all. A bit of headwind but it's...

No worries at all. A bit of headwind but it's mostly out and back course. Stopped a bunch of times at the traffic lights.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,016
Posted By rower2cyclist

This is about 21 miles long and I rode it a bit...

This is about 21 miles long and I rode it a bit less than an hour. The gradient and length vary but to give you an idea there are a few of them ~0.3-0.5%mi around 7-9% with maxing around low teens....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 24,892
Posted By rower2cyclist

I love my Di2. No broken shifter cables, no...

I love my Di2. No broken shifter cables, no jumping gears, set it & forget it, auto-trim, dumping gears with one click, switching Garmin screens with buttons on the hood, sprint shifters (I ride on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,426
Posted By rower2cyclist

Anytime I see 7-8mph in the forecast I start...

Anytime I see 7-8mph in the forecast I start checking my indoor setup to make sure everything is in place. I always hated the wind on or off the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,319
Posted By rower2cyclist

According to this...

According to this (https://www.quora.com/How-do-knives-cut) Quora post a knife cuts as it "...separates material apart is by breaking weak intermolecular bonds that hold a substance together. Pushing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,927
Posted By rower2cyclist

Yes, will try that. Re radiators, what I really...

Yes, will try that. Re radiators, what I really miss is to sit down next to one or better put my back against one on a cold winter day and read a book or just chill. Air heating is so useless.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,927
Posted By rower2cyclist

Thanks all I need is that extra few milimeters....

Thanks all I need is that extra few milimeters. Hopefully they are stretching just a little on the wheels now.



Yes, will def warm up the tires beforehand next time. Although we down't have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,927
Posted By rower2cyclist

Amazing, I had no idea such a tool exists. Just...

Amazing, I had no idea such a tool exists. Just ordered it on Amazon. Thank you!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,770
Posted By rower2cyclist

I would do the test indoors with a proper warm-up...

I would do the test indoors with a proper warm-up given your circumstances. This is your first test and use it as a learning opportunity.

Where I live I can't do a 20min test without stopping at...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,201
Posted By rower2cyclist

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,846
Posted By rower2cyclist

Flats are sometimes just bad luck. Going 24k...

Flats are sometimes just bad luck. Going 24k without a flat is unheard of but not the experience of an average rider. I got flats on new tires on super clean roads and never got one in our alley...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 564,570
Posted By rower2cyclist

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20,544
Views: 4,813,965
Posted By rower2cyclist

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True to size. Old 4000s bubble up almost to 30mm on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,015
Posted By rower2cyclist

I just put a brand new DA chain on and I will try...

I just put a brand new DA chain on and I will try this next time for sure. That goo attracts so much dirt I spent more time than I should clean the drivetrain after two rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,795
Posted By rower2cyclist

A lot of people you see on the roads have...

A lot of people you see on the roads have thousands and thousands of training/racing/riding in their legs. Not easy to get there, and but certainly possible. I have no idea how you knew he was riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,050
Posted By rower2cyclist

We are (over)reacting to save lives. There's no...

We are (over)reacting to save lives. There's no pressure at all, it's just common-sense.

Re Gaimon, the only thing he knows is how to ride a bike full-time, promote cycling equipment and pimp CDB...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,050
Posted By rower2cyclist

Organizers who are not cancelling the group rides...

Organizers who are not cancelling the group rides right now are as responsible as the politicians who didn't prepare for the approaching pandemic. Stay away from other people as much as you can for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,802
Posted By rower2cyclist

Anything that "feels" under 30F. Also don't even...

Anything that "feels" under 30F. Also don't even bother if the wind gusting >15mph if it's around 30F. The ride becomes more of an act of survival than pleasure or training in those temps.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By rower2cyclist

This is a very good tip thank you! ...

This is a very good tip thank you!



Excellent. I think this should take care of the job!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,050
Posted By rower2cyclist

Excellent review thank you and enjoy your new...

Excellent review thank you and enjoy your new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,538
Posted By rower2cyclist

HOTDAMMMMMMM! H1.5 fit is :thumb: I think...

HOTDAMMMMMMM!

H1.5 fit is :thumb: I think it's one of the best looking bikes out there (certainly better than Pina F12, Venge, and Madone...) Very elegant. Congrats to you guys both!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,375
Posted By rower2cyclist

I'll tell you straight up, you won't be able to...

I'll tell you straight up, you won't be able to get your avg speed over 20mph with that amount of training. I have no idea for how long you wanna average that speed but solo it's friggn hard go up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,375
Posted By rower2cyclist

Completely disagree my friend, I always thot Di2...

Completely disagree my friend, I always thot Di2 was a luxury until I had a bike with Di2. It's a must-have if you are a serious cyclist and the OP sounds like one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,375
Posted By rower2cyclist

I have a 2019 TCR Advanced Pro 0. Excellent bike,...

I have a 2019 TCR Advanced Pro 0. Excellent bike, excellent deal. My power meter works just fine. Heard people complaining about traveling with the SL models in larger sizes but not a relevant issue...
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