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04-03-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 261
Posted By dsaul

Hollowtech II bearing life can vary greatly due...

Hollowtech II bearing life can vary greatly due to installation errors. That plastic threaded plug on the non-drive side is for bearing pre-load(really just taking play out of the system) and too...
04-03-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,719
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Let's start with the assumption that calories are...

Let's start with the assumption that calories are a real thing. 🙂 A calorie is the amount of energy it takes to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree C. Your body uses energy...
04-03-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,356
Posted By Flatballer

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04-03-20, 11:27 AM
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Posted By himespau

This past weekend, I was pushing my son on his...

This past weekend, I was pushing my son on his bike and he'd make it maybe 2 pedal rotations after I let go before he stopped. Yesterday, I was standing at one end of the driveway and gave him a push...
04-02-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By MinnMan

Totally agree about this, but in many cases lots...

Totally agree about this, but in many cases lots of us have crappy old wheels to use, so don't need to buy a new one.

The challenge, though, is the cassette. If you have very different cassette...
04-01-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 418
Posted By seau grateau

Try riding a fixed gear with drops on that kind...

Try riding a fixed gear with drops on that kind of terrain and it'll be pretty clear why nobody does it.
04-01-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By burnthesheep

The key is having a "trainer rear wheel", not the...

The key is having a "trainer rear wheel", not the tire. If you buy a trainer tire, but don't have a trainer dedicated wheel, you're wasting time swapping tires all the time. Which is silly.

Buy...
04-01-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 396
Posted By MinnMan

I have used a Kurt Kinetic Road machine for...

I have used a Kurt Kinetic Road machine for perhaps 6 years. I would never put a new tire on a trainer wheel, it would be a waste. I use an old tire that I no longer trust on the road and then...
04-01-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By Ross520

I would suggest continuing your search for...

I would suggest continuing your search for suitable roads. I live in a HUGE cycling city, and while I have encountered the crowding you describe on the MUPs, I haven't seen it on the roads I ride. I...
03-30-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By rbrides

The width of the chain narrows from 9 to 10 to 11...

The width of the chain narrows from 9 to 10 to 11 speed as does the spacing between cogs of the cassette.[/QUOTE]

Ah Ha!! Width and spacing variances from 9 - 10 - 11 speeds is the tech knowledge...
03-30-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By hrdknox1

Caloso is correct. Assuming the your shifters...

Caloso is correct. Assuming the your shifters are 9 speed, you need to use a 9 speed chain with a 9 speed cassette. The width of the chain narrows from 9 to 10 to 11 speed as does the spacing...
03-30-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,257
Posted By rumrunn6

we had a family gathering 15-20 ppl for my Mom's...

we had a family gathering 15-20 ppl for my Mom's 90th B-day 3/7/20. so far so good (no one sick). I thought we should have canceled it, but no one was on board with that. if it were now, we'd have...
03-30-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,257
Posted By Biker395

I am actually seeing substantial compliance. In...

I am actually seeing substantial compliance. In my hood, people are maintaining safe distances for the most part. Remember too that some of those people who are close together are may be part of...
03-30-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Biker395

Man, I am glad you are asking this question. I...

Man, I am glad you are asking this question. I have both cameras.

At the outset, let me say this: Great cameras. Criminally crappy mounts.

The rear camera is great. The only thing I don't...
03-29-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,011
Posted By BobsPoprad

I think Marcus Aurelius said something...

I think Marcus Aurelius said something similar:thumb:
03-29-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,947
Posted By JohnDThompson

Many stainless steel alloys are not magnetic.

Many stainless steel alloys are not magnetic.
03-29-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,947
Posted By dedhed

That's not a bike that would normally have a Ti...

That's not a bike that would normally have a Ti or SS anything on it.
03-28-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A lot of people think normalized power is average...

A lot of people think normalized power is average not counting zeros, you have the data to prove that's not true. That's a random aside, but you said you wanted to hear more about this.

The zeros...
03-28-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,719
Posted By Iride01

I never understand the arguments about what's...

I never understand the arguments about what's more accurate or this device give one thing when another device gives something else. As long as you take your number from the same source, then you'll...
03-28-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,719
Posted By SethAZ

If I do a ride at 15mph, then ride the same...

If I do a ride at 15mph, then ride the same distance at 19mph, the kcal/mile shouldn't be the same at all. The difference in time for those two rides grows linearly, but the effort grows...
03-28-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Degreasing does more harm than good because...

Degreasing does more harm than good because you'll never get the same penetration as the factory lubricant applied in a hot bath.

I add lubrication (currently ProLink Gold) whenever my chain...
03-27-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You do want zeros included in your average power....

You do want zeros included in your average power. Simplest reason: they happened. There are only a handful of things AP is better for than NP (average, normalized) and they'll all lead you down...
03-27-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By Iride01

It just depends how fussy you want to be. In my...

It just depends how fussy you want to be. In my entire life, I have never done anything more than just wipe the outside chain plates with a rag soaked in light lube or solvent. Then I'll drip lube on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 608
Posted By Bah Humbug

Oh dear god no! The saddle should remain level. ...

Oh dear god no! The saddle should remain level. The "steeper" refers to the seat tube angle, which you could affect by sliding the seat slightly forward and then a fraction of that up. The effect...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 608
Posted By WhyFi

No. Saddle positing should be set relative to...

No. Saddle positing should be set relative to BB/crankset/pedals. Handlebar position should be set relative to your saddle, not the other way around.
03-27-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SethAZ

Holy Moly, I was about to post that when the...

Holy Moly, I was about to post that when the Garmin Edge 530 that I ordered yesterday arrives, I'd have to go through the menus and see what my options are with regards to zeros and recording, but I...
03-26-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,033
Posted By woodcraft

I tend to think to myself that if they off their...

I tend to think to myself that if they off their fat ****s (sorry) and rode a bike,

they would treat stop signs the same as many of us do.

Plus if you slavishly stop at every one, drivers will...
03-26-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,033
Posted By billridesbikes

or Arkansas or Oregon These three states...

or Arkansas
or Oregon

These three states now allow cyclist to treat stop signs like yield signs.
Next time tell them it’s civil disobedience.
03-26-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SethAZ

Ok, well I consider the mystery solved. I turned...

Ok, well I consider the mystery solved. I turned auto-pause off on both Garmins, and have "every second" recording turned on both as well, and after today's ride they were 1W apart on their average...
03-26-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14,532
Views: 807,714
Posted By gsteinb

Bless you. I'm a freaking slob. Total stress...

Bless you. I'm a freaking slob. Total stress eating. Granted my whole first round of races is sure to be canceled. Leaving me on the shelf at least until August.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,712
Posted By colombo357

The guys who previously replied to this thread,...

The guys who previously replied to this thread, talking about Strava QOMs, have probably never pinned a race number.

There are some very fast women out there who can hang with the men in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,799
Posted By guadzilla

When i overtake anyone, i always keep a poker...

When i overtake anyone, i always keep a poker face with zero suffering showing - no matter how much i am dying inside.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 07:35 PM
03-25-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 725
Posted By wktmeow

Matt Brant (SDBC) is my Zwift handle, give me an...

Matt Brant (SDBC) is my Zwift handle, give me an add.

Schedule is erratic though, with the kid and WFH stuff. Going to try to get back to my 5 AM rides though, that fell off after daylight...
03-25-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By unterhausen

yes, do the thing about your ego. It doesn't...

yes, do the thing about your ego. It doesn't matter if they match, just use one. Have to admit it's weird, they probably are doing smoothing differently. My guess is the 500 does less.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,543
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I use them both for all the reasons given above....

I use them both for all the reasons given above. Plus, I go much more by HR on competitive group rides because any current power reading really doesn't determine when I'm about to blow up, it's kj...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,543
Posted By Psimet2001

...and HR over time and afterwards tells you...

...and HR over time and afterwards tells you whether you were right or wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,543
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I still feel a little naked without my chest...

I still feel a little naked without my chest strap, but we're talking 1880s naked. If I make any decisions (pacing etc) it's going to be from power. But the w:hr ratio is interesting to me, and I...
03-24-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By sweeks

"Tyre" is what they call a "tire" in the...

"Tyre" is what they call a "tire" in the UK.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,962
Posted By RChung

Bare skin is slower than well-fitting clothing....

Bare skin is slower than well-fitting clothing. That's been tested and measured.
03-23-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,965
Posted By Cypress

We just got hit with the SIP. Luckily, I have the...

We just got hit with the SIP. Luckily, I have the blessing of our Governor to go outside and play bikes.
...
03-22-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14,532
Views: 807,714
Posted By Heathpack

Lol I was out riding solo on the road yesterday. ...

Lol I was out riding solo on the road yesterday. Traffic was light but still I thought to myself: $hit happens with cars, I don’t want to get hit and tie up valuable medical resources, the ‘right’...
Forum: Commuting
03-21-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By wolfchild

You don't need to use a tire gauge and worry...

You don't need to use a tire gauge and worry about getting the exact tire pressure. All you need to do is make sure that you pump your tires hard enough to prevent pinch flats, I do this by feel and...
03-20-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,965
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

The absolute number of people with it matters...

The absolute number of people with it matters because that can be utilized to determine the upper and lower bounds of cases in N number of days, which determines future case load for healthcare...
03-19-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14,532
Views: 807,714
Posted By gsteinb

Cranked it pretty good today. I think one of the...

Cranked it pretty good today. I think one of the good internal questions we can ask ourselves is 'why we do this.' Surely it isn't only to race, or to win, since there's really not a lot of that. On...
03-17-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,619
Posted By pokecheck

i live in the east bay / smaller / hilly city -- ...

i live in the east bay / smaller / hilly city -- so i actually emailed the local police to see what they thought of it (after all - i'll just be riding my local hills -- and the local PD's opinion...
03-17-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,619
Posted By Pavol Stromcek

This article just popped up on SFGate: ...

This article just popped up on SFGate:

https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Can-you-ride-your-bike-shelter-in-place-order-15137490.php

A quote from the article:"Biking is OK since it...
03-17-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,619
Posted By livedarklions

Lawyer here--but the examples of the "outdoor...

Lawyer here--but the examples of the "outdoor activities" allowed without limitation do not include bicycling, and it appears that that exclusion might have been intentional (travel by bike is...
03-13-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,356
Posted By burnthesheep

I wish Zwift would put more "kit" in the drop...

I wish Zwift would put more "kit" in the drop shop instead of only through levels. Keep some really sweet level up stuff to promote your business model of keeping folks online. But, c'mon. The...
Forum: Commuting
03-13-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By RoadKill

Definitely a good skill to have is to be able to...

Definitely a good skill to have is to be able to ride up a curb. You can get learn the skills Russ Roth described just riding around and practicing them individually. Just pull up to get the front...
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