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05-25-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,692
Posted By yaw

Some potential 1040 info here ...

Some potential 1040 info here
https://mightygadget.co.uk/garmin-edge-1040-launching-soon/

Could be out in June, with better battery and nav/mapping.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,323
Posted By yaw

This seems to be remarked all the time when this...

This seems to be remarked all the time when this comes up, but I don't really get why.

The exact percentage and variations in mounted tyre shape and frontal area aside, it makes perfect sense that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,323
Posted By yaw

Yes I think if you go out and spend money on...

Yes I think if you go out and spend money on carbon wheels, you should get both an aero and weight advantage. Even 28mm tyres bulge out enough over the 35's to easily detach the airflow, and given...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,323
Posted By yaw

The Elite 35 came stock on my bike. You will have...

The Elite 35 came stock on my bike. You will have to run 25s to get the aero advantage, they are also a bit heavy.
I would consider getting some wider and lighter wheels that can accommodate 28s...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 02:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By yaw

What is your current climbing cadence and small...

What is your current climbing cadence and small chain ring size?

You can calculate what difference a 32 or even 34 would make over your 30 and pick accordingly.

If you are close enough to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 971
Posted By yaw

I appreciate everyone's responses. To...

I appreciate everyone's responses.

To clarify some obvious miscommunication here, she now wants to cycle, wants a road bike specifically, and is excited about training and achieving on it. She's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-22, 01:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,492
Posted By yaw

I always ride in car tyre tracks because one of...

I always ride in car tyre tracks because one of the things that stuck from motorcycling was that car tyres clean that part of the road, flinging all the crap to other parts, and specifically the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,492
Posted By yaw

I've done a few rides with the radar-only Varia...

I've done a few rides with the radar-only Varia now and it certainly works well.
One of the main benefits is the ability to use much more of the road with confidence when nobody is around, without...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,718
Posted By yaw

I solo ride 99% of the time, great view, lots of...

I solo ride 99% of the time, great view, lots of pulling.

This is not helpful regarding your question but neither are random etiquette anecdotes from people that are not riding with the exact...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,835
Posted By yaw

If you are getting new wheels looking for...

If you are getting new wheels looking for comfort, make sure that the rim width is wide enough to accommodate say 28mm tyres without bulging beyond the outer rim width (google rule of 105%) so you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-22, 11:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,791
Posted By yaw

It's one thing to know that people are not better...

It's one thing to know that people are not better for having a new top end bike.
It's another to realise that one is not better for riding an old bike faster than someone with a new top end bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-22, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By yaw

Always the bigger one that feels like pushing it....

Always the bigger one that feels like pushing it. You will make it.
04-11-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,483
Posted By yaw

I surprised myself by making the top 0.02% in a...

I surprised myself by making the top 0.02% in a closed road mass event 80km amateur race last week. As a solo rider that was my first time dealing with such a mass of riders so close to me, but it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,017
Posted By yaw

I define my own segments on RWGPS based on...

I define my own segments on RWGPS based on stretches I can ride without interference and try to beat my own time and peak speed for fun, but they are usually short segments. While I take note of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By yaw

Neither my saddle bag nor my tool bottle (the...

Neither my saddle bag nor my tool bottle (the latter is what I generally use) have enough space to carry two performance butyl tubes along with the other bits. With TPU I can comfortably carry two...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By yaw

You may be right with that ceiling, but I think...

You may be right with that ceiling, but I think the best comparison for most people considering these is precisely between higher end butyl and latex (say 80-90g) and TPU (say 35g). Super light...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By yaw

I heard tubeless feels best :lol: Yeah...

I heard tubeless feels best :lol:



Yeah not only the weight but also the small size when rolled up makes these really good for back ups, even if riding with other configurations.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By yaw

So I ditched 85g butyl for 35g TPU inner tubes

I swapped the enormous 85g Pirelli RoadTUBE butyl inner tubes that held me back for so long with a pair of minuscule 35g P Zero SmarTUBE TPU tubes because I am SmarT :thumb: I mean, come on, that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-22, 03:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,464
Posted By yaw

So I changed over from SPD to SPD-SL

Since it's not generally easy to just try each system out for a bit before buying, I thought I'd share my observations on the differences between the two systems for those on the fence or looking to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By yaw

My wheels are 27mm outer 19.5 inner and Trek...

My wheels are 27mm outer 19.5 inner and Trek delivers them with 25mm.

I threw away the Bontrager tyres and put 28mm GP5ks on to test, but they bulge out.

I put 25mm GP5ks on and they sit much...
02-25-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 919
Posted By yaw

1. Youtube search for whatever...

1. Youtube search for whatever issue/symptom/procedure at hand. No need for paid courses unless you need someone to hands on show it to you in person first. It's not complicated and you can then...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,040
Posted By yaw

I don't follow the pro tour so looking for that...

I don't follow the pro tour so looking for that mechanic sounds like it would take me much longer than balancing my wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-22, 02:34 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 235,985
Posted By yaw

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-22, 02:32 AM
Replies: 27,183
Views: 17,754,317
Posted By yaw

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,040
Posted By yaw

It's that long because I tried to give people...

It's that long because I tried to give people enough detail and reference to do the job.

Here's a two step version:
1. Determine how much weight you need to offset the heavy spot on the wheel
2....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,040
Posted By yaw

I suggest you experiment with different valve cap...

I suggest you experiment with different valve cap brands to further dial it in!
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