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Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,447
Posted By ddub

Absolutely the best bibs I have worn. And they...

Absolutely the best bibs I have worn. And they last. Like saddles and helmets etc are a personal thing. I've tried many to find what worked best for me. T-Cento S7 bibs. Search the swissiconic.com...
04-15-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By ddub

I love to run. 35 plus years. Really slowed down...

I love to run. 35 plus years. Really slowed down after 60. I still race but much less than years past. Never had a major run injury, at least not that I could use as an excuse to not run. Riding just...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,840
Posted By ddub

Alexander Kristoff (professional) has used the...

Alexander Kristoff (professional) has used the Graphene 2.0's tubeless for the last two races on the cobbles. No problems reported and he likes the feel over the tubulars, Or so the story says....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,758
Posted By ddub

The only and correct answer. Try it and decide...

The only and correct answer. Try it and decide what works...or doesn't.
03-23-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By ddub

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/fullsizeoutput_4ae_47d3d4b519f840111f8974918d6a16ce001bdb15.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 24,220
Posted By ddub

Wait. What? Are you serious? That was sarcasm...

Wait. What? Are you serious? That was sarcasm right?
03-19-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,802
Posted By ddub

I keep all my race #s...

I keep all my race #s (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=s) so my children will have more crap to deal with when I pass away.
03-18-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,802
Posted By ddub

Didn't you just post the equivalent of leaving...

Didn't you just post the equivalent of leaving the number on the bike?
03-16-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By ddub

Elite Direto and Zwift.

Elite Direto and Zwift.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By ddub

Is it changing difficulty when it beeps? That's...

Is it changing difficulty when it beeps? That's what mine does. Normal. Though the video has more frequent changes than the norm. The dry chain noise bothered me more than the beeping in the clip....
03-07-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,614
Posted By ddub

Gravel? Nope. We have plenty of sand and loose...

Gravel? Nope. We have plenty of sand and loose gravel over top. The only bike that is even equipped to be passable is a fat tired thing. You'll be carrying your gravel bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,212
Posted By ddub

Nothing on my bike states that it's other than a...

Nothing on my bike states that it's other than a CF SLX Canyon. https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1754/fullsizeoutput_45b_bb923c293a2fc484eb3b971291650f26234aa1e6.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,615
Posted By ddub

Etap has worked flawlessly for me (first...

Etap has worked flawlessly for me (first generation even, OMG). That they had a lot of issues, I would argue I haven't found this to be the case. As to the question of SRAM's idea of an improved...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,212
Posted By ddub

I found that the women's CF SLX Canyon had the...

I found that the women's CF SLX Canyon had the ideal stack and reach for me so I purchased it. Don't mind the color way is Canyon-SRAM. To be honest, few people recognize the color scheme. It's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,919
Posted By ddub

2 Canyons here. Ultimate CFSLX and Endurace....

2 Canyons here. Ultimate CFSLX and Endurace. Terrific bikes great prices. Even complained that the seat post wasn't shipped as pictured and they swapped it promptly, no questions asked. I'm happy.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,307
Posted By ddub

Thanks for the info. I've been running my 25mm...

Thanks for the info. I've been running my 25mm Schwlabes @ 70psi. Not squishy at all. But I weigh 132lbs. I might try the 5000's in a 28mm if the price ever comes down to earth a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,307
Posted By ddub

What pressures are you running them?

What pressures are you running them?
02-06-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By ddub

I'm in. Can't wait to get my hands on the new...

I'm in. Can't wait to get my hands on the new group set. Don't care about anything larger than 30mm so not an issue here.
01-25-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By ddub

ENVE 3.4. Light weight and super quality. The SES...

ENVE 3.4. Light weight and super quality. The SES series brake track is by far the best rim brake surface going. Downside? Price.
01-25-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By ddub

Zwift is holding an e-racing series that just...

Zwift is holding an e-racing series that just started. Professional team riders will compete. I believe that London had the first virtual race just this week. Called the KISS super league. Zwift live...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,307
Posted By ddub

Curious. What wheel was he fitting them to? Did...

Curious. What wheel was he fitting them to? Did he try any other wheels?
01-10-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,385
Posted By ddub

I have nothing to add but that was a great reply....

I have nothing to add but that was a great reply. ROFL
01-05-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By ddub

Maelochs is spot on. In essence the best fitter...

Maelochs is spot on. In essence the best fitter is the one riding the bike. A professional fitter can get you very close in one session but ultimately you will find your sweet spot if you put enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By ddub

I bought other brand straps from an Ebay seller....

I bought other brand straps from an Ebay seller. About 8 dollars or so. Purchased two thinking the original would last similar to the garmin but it's still going and I haven't used the other brand...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By ddub

One word, Wahoo. Toss the Garmins and spend 50 on...

One word, Wahoo. Toss the Garmins and spend 50 on a Wahoo Tickr HR. I know this doesn't address your problem but I also struggled with the Garmin monitors, both iterations. Expensive chest straps...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,978
Posted By ddub

Triple Bypass

Triple Bypass
Forum: Foo
12-17-18, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By ddub

New Specialized and Treks headed this way.

New Specialized and Treks headed this way.
12-05-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,298
Posted By ddub

That was going to be my question also. Thanks for...

That was going to be my question also. Thanks for asking... Answer?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By ddub

All the fitting a fiddling in the world won't...

All the fitting a fiddling in the world won't help if the saddle it just wrong for you. Try a different saddle? I'm surprised the fitter didn't suggest this. Could be the saddle is a bit high, as...
12-03-18, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By ddub

Terrific bike. I've ridden one and liked it over...

Terrific bike. I've ridden one and liked it over the Venge but didn't buy. But I ride a women's bike. I believe if it fits it doesn't matter. Gender specific is simply more marketing manipulation...
12-02-18, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By ddub

The best motivation is to have a goal. Keep It...

The best motivation is to have a goal. Keep It going.
11-03-18, 03:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,918
Posted By ddub

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1754/fullsizeoutput_45b_f4aa19091900ed31231bd3aa0cc4b5f50935d559.jpeg

Yes
10-31-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,632
Posted By ddub

MacBook, ANT+, HDMI to a TV and a Elite Direto...

MacBook, ANT+, HDMI to a TV and a Elite Direto model smart trainer. Best investment for nasty weather training I've made. Races, rides or workouts they're all in there and I don't mind the animated...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By ddub

Enjoy it. DZero is one of the best PMeters...

Enjoy it. DZero is one of the best PMeters available.
10-29-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By ddub

Ah, the Cannondale super-six. Notoriously narrow...

Ah, the Cannondale super-six. Notoriously narrow stays. My Cervelo R5 has room for a 28 on a set of Enve wheels and they are wide. I'm not sure on the Trek or Specialized. My son has a 2014 model...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,724
Posted By ddub

I do as well. It often causes distraction and...

I do as well. It often causes distraction and that can be hazardous.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-18, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By ddub

The hidden bolt is a SRAM proprietary thing on...

The hidden bolt is a SRAM proprietary thing on their cranks/rings I believe. The SRAM Red rings usually work with both. You would want the non-hidden pattern DZero. That will allow you more options...
10-26-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By ddub

Zwift for me. Apple MacBook HDMI to a TV and ANT+...

Zwift for me. Apple MacBook HDMI to a TV and ANT+ connection. I've been using it since it was in its beta infancy. It is more like an animated game but I like it. Lots of events with other riders,...
10-21-18, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By ddub

Smart trainer and Zwift or RoadGrandTours. I have...

Smart trainer and Zwift or RoadGrandTours. I have the Elite Direto smart trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,267
Posted By ddub

You can. Just download Zwift from the website...

You can. Just download Zwift from the website stick your monitor if front of you and go. You'll have to go bluetooth or USB Ant+ plugin to control the trainer and interact with the game.
Edit to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By ddub

I use the ISM podium, have for a few years. Works...

I use the ISM podium, have for a few years. Works wonderfully for me. Just for the record I do move around on the saddle a lot and ride in the mountains (big climbs). Haven't had issues at all. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,023
Posted By ddub

I'm doing a self study on the effects of plastics...

I'm doing a self study on the effects of plastics to a human on the cellular level as we speak. Good so far but if you never hear back from me you can probably guess the outcome.*


*sarcasm
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By ddub

Let us know how the Mazola goes. I think Pixies...

Let us know how the Mazola goes. I think Pixies make chamois cream in dark Bavarian forests. With Pixie dust, that's what is so expensive. I have a favorite that can be found online for a reasonable?...
10-07-18, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By ddub

To answer your questions, yes they are very...

To answer your questions, yes they are very stiff. Added benefit is they come in wide and they are heat moldable. I found they have more toe room width wise than most euro shoes.
09-27-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,670
Posted By ddub

CANYON, yeah I'm biased.

CANYON, yeah I'm biased.
09-24-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By ddub

Nope, you've pretty well nailed it. Especially...

Nope, you've pretty well nailed it. Especially the Peloton crowd. I love the Kickr but just couldn't justify the price. I went with the Elite Direto and have been very pleased with it, along with...
09-15-18, 03:54 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,056
Posted By ddub

I'm not pro or con on the pros using disc brakes...

I'm not pro or con on the pros using disc brakes but I did watch a race this summer when one of the Aqua Blue Sport team riders had to have a wheel change. It was dreadful. Also watched a few rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By ddub

Here's the answers. No No unless you want to...

Here's the answers.
No
No unless you want to add that 11-32
No
Yes
No
Yes if your doing the upgrade yourself
Yes wifli will be needed. 11-30 is capable with the standard derailleur.
What you...
09-15-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,056
Posted By ddub

Bingo! I only recall seeing the Trek team on...

Bingo! I only recall seeing the Trek team on discs today. But the TV coverage rarely gives us a good look at the rest of the peloton so hard to say what teams sported discs. I just enjoy watching the...
09-15-18, 01:47 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,056
Posted By ddub

I believe the OP's topic was not directed at...

I believe the OP's topic was not directed at anyones opinion on disc brake marketing for the masses but rather why the pros haven't flocked to them. I don't think weight is an issue as the latest...
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