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Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,212
Posted By waters60

Not debating the utility of indoor training. The...

Not debating the utility of indoor training. The advent of apps like Sufferfest, which I use with my 20+ year old Performance turbine rollers, has completely changed how I train. That said, 13,000...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By waters60

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50/34 from my Synapse.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By waters60

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50/34 from my Synapse.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By waters60

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By waters60

The oval cutout is already there in the Super Six...

The oval cutout is already there in the Super Six and places the charging port much closer to the battery.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By waters60

I bought the 2020 Super Six 105 bike in April...

I bought the 2020 Super Six 105 bike in April 2020. I already had a 2018 Synapse Di2 and had my mechanic swap over the Di2 for the 105. One part you will need is the oval carbon down tube plate that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By waters60

50-34 chainrings for Cannondale Super Six

I am looking to change from 52-36 to 50-34 on my 2020 Super Six. The crankset is Cannondaleís SI ( not Hollowgram ) I canít seem to find chainrings anywhere online.
Any thoughts?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,350
Posted By waters60

Canít help myself. Never wear white after Labor...

Canít help myself. Never wear white after Labor Day: https://youtu.be/k-V40LGyvhE
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,212
Posted By waters60

I would substitute pitied fo humbled. So many of...

I would substitute pitied fo humbled. So many of my tri friends are divorced; it is no surprise. My mileage keeps me out of the house for 60 - 80 miles most Saturdays and Sundays, as well as time...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,046
Posted By waters60

Not sure gravel and road geometry are at all the...

Not sure gravel and road geometry are at all the same. My gravel bike is set up to mimic my road bike but there is a reason the geometry is different.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 942
Posted By waters60

The material for nearly all of this project needs...

The material for nearly all of this project needs to be laminated wood. There may be a couple of places where non-laminated wood will work but the strength for most of this needs to be multi...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,460
Posted By waters60

My interest in the ultrasonic cleaner is its...

My interest in the ultrasonic cleaner is its ability to do a very thorough job of cleaning parts. In the old days we would use Coleman fuel in a shallow tray to clean chains so this just seems to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,460
Posted By waters60

It may be in this thread already but how many are...

It may be in this thread already but how many are using ultrasonic cleaners for chains and cogs?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,055
Posted By waters60

Non padded PI bib tights over bib shorts. Straps...

Non padded PI bib tights over bib shorts. Straps are not a bother. I like how bib tights eliminate a vulnerability of the lower back.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,061
Posted By waters60

...Ē I still canít bring myself to leave the...

...Ē I still canít bring myself to leave the frame pump at home. I carry two CO₂ cartridges with me and have never needed the second one. But I know that the first time I donít take the pump that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 04:27 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,321
Posted By waters60

My Ď92 Merckx Century is a great ride. My dadís...

My Ď92 Merckx Century is a great ride. My dadís Ď74 Masi Gran Criterium still rides like the champ ( State Roads ) it was. Old is very subjective, a philosophy I embrace at age 61!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By waters60

You wonít regret the Super Six. I love mine....

You wonít regret the Super Six. I love mine. Canít compare it to a 14 year old bike I donít know. Can you test ride it? That is the great thing about a LBS and the only way to really know.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By waters60

Balance

Not sure where this belongs but..
Went riding with my 63 year old wife on a local rail trail yesterday. It had been 1 1/2 years since she rode outside and her loss of balance was rather disturbing....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,663
Posted By waters60

Definitely two different worlds inside and out....

Definitely two different worlds inside and out. Power is invaluable inside. Since I ride on ancient Performance rollers ( with resistance fans ) I donít have the smart trainer feedback. Structured...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,474
Posted By waters60

Trust nobody to make that determination. I always...

Trust nobody to make that determination. I always look both ways twice before going through an intersection.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,960
Posted By waters60

I feel sorry for the people who are so serious...

I feel sorry for the people who are so serious they canít reply to a friendly hello. I love riding and barring a complete bonk it puts me in a good mood. What I feel sorry for are the riders who...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By waters60

Interesting to read a thread where the answer was...

Interesting to read a thread where the answer was already known.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 905
Posted By waters60

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,660
Posted By waters60

Any love for Giordana FRC-Pro bibs? My Raphaís...

Any love for Giordana FRC-Pro bibs?
My Raphaís cost a fortune and were a miscalculation on my part; the ď relaxed ď fit Lycra was not compressive enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,313
Posted By waters60

It seems that if we have an electronic shifter on...

It seems that if we have an electronic shifter on our bikes we have already crossed the frontier. Three days ago my Bolt told me my Di2 battery was low. Yesterday it reminded me again so I charged...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 06:11 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 02:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By waters60

+1 on the Wiley glasses! What a huge difference...

+1 on the Wiley glasses! What a huge difference in the winter, and now during pollen season. The only problem is remembering to use the foam insert, as I donít always use it. Stoplights and long...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,853
Posted By waters60

In any event, it is stiff.

In any event, it is stiff.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,853
Posted By waters60

Heads up about converting from 105 to Di2. You...

Heads up about converting from 105 to Di2. You will need the little carbon fiber piece that houses the Di2 charging port and interface. I found one a year ago; it was the missing part of the puzzle....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,853
Posted By waters60

I would not count on the Super Six being more...

I would not count on the Super Six being more forgiving. It is a race bike and definitely stiffer than the Synapse.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,853
Posted By waters60

My faulty memory! I conflated the $ 6,00.00 price...

My faulty memory! I conflated the $ 6,00.00 price tag of the Di2 non high mod version with the 4,000.00 I paid for my Di2 Synapse. By swapping over the Di2 group I got a better deal..
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,853
Posted By waters60

I went from riding my beloved 1992 Merckx Century...

I went from riding my beloved 1992 Merckx Century to the 2018 Synapse Di2. I really liked the Synapse but there seemed to be something missing. I bought my Super Six last March and swapped its 105...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By waters60

Meniscus irritation from twisting out of pedals?

I have a pair of Assioma pedals which take considerable torque to get out of. Over the last couple of months my right knee/ meniscus has been sore. It is the foot I take out at stops. The left...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,110
Posted By waters60

Depends on many factors. Familiarity leads to the...

Depends on many factors. Familiarity leads to the fastest descents, conversely, lack of familiarity keeps it in check; road conditions, unknown intersections, wet conditions. My bike is very stable...
04-02-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 241,565
Posted By waters60

Glad I got my replacements already. After years...

Glad I got my replacements already. After years of budget Vittoria Rally tubulars, which are looked down upon but ride very nicely I wanted an upgrade. My front Vlaanderen will be 2 years old in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By waters60

Maybe these:?! ...

Maybe these:?!
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,724
Posted By waters60

We can be forgiven if the bar wrapping skills are...

We can be forgiven if the bar wrapping skills are atrophying; tape today lasts many times longer than cotton bar tape did and you get do-overs because the stretchy nature is at least as responsible...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 03:48 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,856
Posted By waters60

Funny how many ď experts ď opine on things they...

Funny how many ď experts ď opine on things they have no clue about. Tubular tires and disc brakes come to mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,767
Posted By waters60

Glad to see others have the same idea! My Campy...

Glad to see others have the same idea! My Campy Bora One wheels can wake the dead but coasting up behind people they hear it quite well!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,164
Posted By waters60

Keeping below FTP on long climbs is very...

Keeping below FTP on long climbs is very challenging even with my 36 X 32. Iíll qualify that my long climbs can be steep.
Before power I used HR. Although a lagging indicator it was a good way to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By waters60

Consider what you will be using your PM pedals...

Consider what you will be using your PM pedals for. Indoor and outdoor are very different situations. Indoors PM pedals are ( for me ) a critical part of my training. Outdoors, unless you are very...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,402
Posted By waters60

In the same vein; I long ago learned not to share...

In the same vein; I long ago learned not to share the very few scary moments with my wife. I can imagine she worries about me enough as I Iog many hours on the road.
What is the scariest thing you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,879
Posted By waters60

Getting good doses of methane too?!

Getting good doses of methane too?!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,879
Posted By waters60

Replacing a chain at 1500 miles? What do you...

Replacing a chain at 1500 miles?
What do you do to replace a chain at that mileage?!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,131
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: 51
Views: 4,131
Posted By waters60

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K Edge
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,131
Posted By waters60

K Edge

K Edge
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,764
Posted By waters60

Watching countless road race sprint finishes I...

Watching countless road race sprint finishes I canít recall ever seeing someone standing and spinning maniacally at 120 rpm. BMX riders donít have the option of changing gears!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,764
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 rpmís can be isolated. Standing it is much harder to isolate...
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