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Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-18, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By 99Klein

Skip the Shimano specific model. I have both....

Skip the Shimano specific model. I have both. Only reason to do Shimano is to not be limited to chainring SIZE if you can't decide on 110 vs 130.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-18, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,560
Posted By 99Klein

Direct drive smart trainer of your choice. Can't...

Direct drive smart trainer of your choice. Can't go wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By 99Klein

Patching is ok, but to be sure, I like to put a...

Patching is ok, but to be sure, I like to put a smaller tire underneath the cut one.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,495
Posted By 99Klein

That trek is one ugly sob, but then again, it's a...

That trek is one ugly sob, but then again, it's a trek.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,048
Posted By 99Klein

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-18, 08:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,952
Posted By 99Klein

Won't even ride without my Fly6 anymore. Probably...

Won't even ride without my Fly6 anymore. Probably should actually use me Fly12 but haven't bought a mount for it and got it for Christmas :-(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,208
Posted By 99Klein

Just my 2 cents. I would get the best Quarq you...

Just my 2 cents. I would get the best Quarq you can afford/justify. If you get GPX, it will fit most frames, should you switch in the future. Keep an eye on chainring compatibility when choosing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,624
Posted By 99Klein

Me too. Makes it easy and enjoyable for them, my...

Me too. Makes it easy and enjoyable for them, my concern would be handling skills at speed though.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,030
Posted By 99Klein

Cycling caps work pretty well. They draw moisture...

Cycling caps work pretty well. They draw moisture to the bill where it evaporates. Works best with bill forward and flipped up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,359
Posted By 99Klein

Welcome to Strava. Their number always differ...

Welcome to Strava. Their number always differ from Garmin, Endomondo, MMR... Now if you really want to kick a$$ at segments, leave your cycling computer at home and use an iphone. Side, by side, they...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 938
Posted By 99Klein

I've never looked. People study all sorts of...

I've never looked. People study all sorts of strange things. Problem is, you're increasing your power either way.... strengthening your weak leg or just training and increasing your power. Can't help...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 938
Posted By 99Klein

LOL, having never had dual side, you may be...

LOL, having never had dual side, you may be surprised. I ride 5000+ miles every year for more years than I care to think. Three years ago, I purchased my first Quarq and I was shocked that my split...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By 99Klein

By all means. Lets make sure to enlarge this...

By all means. Lets make sure to enlarge this thread so manufactures know we're will to pay more!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,446
Posted By 99Klein

Trust you fitter and not these "experts." None of...

Trust you fitter and not these "experts." None of us can see what he sees. Pedaling style also plays into seat height. Some people pedal toe down naturally and that extends seat height. The opposite...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,663
Posted By 99Klein

This is BF, these same people will say average...

This is BF, these same people will say average speed means nothing in their next breath.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,694
Posted By 99Klein

Deciding when to replace the chain here too.

Deciding when to replace the chain here too.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,818
Posted By 99Klein

Why would you stop pedaling?

Why would you stop pedaling?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,046
Posted By 99Klein

I'm a Quarq guy, but if you can use road cleats...

I'm a Quarq guy, but if you can use road cleats and don't need a lot of float, pedals would be the way to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,292
Posted By 99Klein

Check out the Vuelta's at Nashbar. I've had good...

Check out the Vuelta's at Nashbar. I've had good luck in the past.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By 99Klein

Find an old early 2000's late 1990's 105 or...

Find an old early 2000's late 1990's 105 or better. That old stuff shifts like butter, just a little heavy.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By 99Klein

When in doubt, get the one that's NOT the Trek. :p

When in doubt, get the one that's NOT the Trek. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,880
Posted By 99Klein

I'm really flexible for an old geezer and like to...

I'm really flexible for an old geezer and like to be stretched out as well.

Back pain, for me, is almost always due to hydration.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,864
Posted By 99Klein

Only while cross chaining.

Only while cross chaining.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,794
Posted By 99Klein

I get MOST of my jersey's at aliexpress for...

I get MOST of my jersey's at aliexpress for $12.00 each. But I'm a cheap bastard. Don't notice any difference between them and my three of four expensive jerseys I've purchased on closeout from LBS.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 02:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,657
Posted By 99Klein

Seat position and reach are not related. Get you...

Seat position and reach are not related. Get you saddle position set FIRST, then adjust reach. Stem and bars will both effect reach.

BTW what size frame are you on? Cannondale seems to run large.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,880
Posted By 99Klein

I have a bit of drop too and ride comfortably in...

I have a bit of drop too and ride comfortably in the drops. I actually put more weight on my hands on the hoods than in the drops.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,880
Posted By 99Klein

I"m 6'1" 200lbs. Can you ride without putting...

I"m 6'1" 200lbs. Can you ride without putting weight on the bars? Keep your hands hovering or even on the bars without any weight on them? Core strength will help cycling so much. I don't do any...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,629
Posted By 99Klein

When testing tire speeds, we found it most useful...

When testing tire speeds, we found it most useful to test side by side on downhills. Easy to check top speed as well as see who pulls ahead and by how much. That way weather/wind/road conditions are...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,213
Posted By 99Klein

My shop only stocked the 70's so that's what I...

My shop only stocked the 70's so that's what I went with. Liked them a lot so got a second set for my other bike too.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,213
Posted By 99Klein

Tried the carbon thing....really didn't like the...

Tried the carbon thing....really didn't like the flex...at all. Went with Zipp service course bars. Inexpensive and sturdy.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,934
Posted By 99Klein

Oh, that's why we all clicked on the...

Oh, that's why we all clicked on the description:crash: isn't it?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-18, 03:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,688
Posted By 99Klein

Specialized Turbo Pro's are grippy and pretty...

Specialized Turbo Pro's are grippy and pretty fast. 26's you can run a bit less pressure in without loosing performance.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,849
Posted By 99Klein

Never called a ride due to wind. Around here we...

Never called a ride due to wind. Around here we get some stiff winds with plenty of gusts.... Just hang on and wait for the ride home....oh and hang on on the way home too :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-18, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,448
Posted By 99Klein

True, I'm using a 105 52 tooth on my Quarq...it...

True, I'm using a 105 52 tooth on my Quarq...it does not line up like the Ultegra one does. It dose fit properly, just doesn't quite match the pretty lines :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,002
Posted By 99Klein

My bad. Sorry I missed that. Than I say do it if...

My bad. Sorry I missed that. Than I say do it if that's what you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,002
Posted By 99Klein

So, if you don't want to dial your trainer...

So, if you don't want to dial your trainer setting back to emulate more gears, why not build a trainer specific bike. Or better yet, dial your trainer back and slowly bring it back up to 100%?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,944
Posted By 99Klein

I'm far more comfortable bent over and stretched...

I'm far more comfortable bent over and stretched out, than sitting up. 100 miles.... is that a 4 hour ride or a 7 hour ride? I'll take me "race" geometry for a 100+ miller anytime, but I have friends...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By 99Klein

Felt makes some inexpensive Tri bikes that are...

Felt makes some inexpensive Tri bikes that are pretty sweet. If I were doing triathlons, I would want a Tri bike. As mentioned though, probably harder to sell, especially if you're not a common 56/58...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,900
Posted By 99Klein

Outdoors I clean my drive train every week. I use...

Outdoors I clean my drive train every week. I use dry lube. Indoors? I'm over 900 miles and still see no reason to clean. May lube here soon. Maybe.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,637
Posted By 99Klein

All my life I wanted a Fuji, then I bought one......

All my life I wanted a Fuji, then I bought one... I could part with them easily enough. The Lightspeed has got to stay. Just my 2cents.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,522
Posted By 99Klein

No wheel slip on a Kickr :-)

No wheel slip on a Kickr :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,522
Posted By 99Klein

Yep! It would be like probably having a 32 tooth...

Yep! It would be like probably having a 32 tooth on your cassette.

I was amazed the watts were the same and time was similar. The experience on the other hand.... not even close! Hard to dial a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-18, 02:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,522
Posted By 99Klein

As far as trainer simulation goes, it never made...

As far as trainer simulation goes, it never made sense to me until I tried it up the radio tower. I mean how can it not effect your speed or watts of you're reducing it to half the grade?

So, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-18, 05:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,823
Posted By 99Klein

Vuelta Corsa HD 11-Speed Road Wheelset -...

Vuelta Corsa HD 11-Speed Road Wheelset - Nashbar...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-18, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By 99Klein

They are garbage. Send them to me;-) Weight...

They are garbage. Send them to me;-)

Weight doesn't seem to make a whole lot of difference....assuming they roll the same and have same tires/tubes, but you may notice the height a bit in the wind.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,522
Posted By 99Klein

I"m a creature of habit and normally ride the...

I"m a creature of habit and normally ride the same routes outside, so the Zwift course thing doesn't bother me at all.

Get a USB cord extension for your dongle (plastic baggie is a good idea.)...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,456
Posted By 99Klein

Bought a Kickr, got on Zwift. Have several...

Bought a Kickr, got on Zwift. Have several friends on there, so pretty much like summertime, without the cars. Didn't think I'd ever do the trainer thing again...guess I was wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-17, 09:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,463
Posted By 99Klein

It will help as the faster flywheel speed carries...

It will help as the faster flywheel speed carries more momentum. Check out Shane at the daily lama.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-17, 09:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,463
Posted By 99Klein

In ERG mode, when your cadence drops, it will...

In ERG mode, when your cadence drops, it will increase power and you will have trouble getting on top of the gear. It gets to the point where you can no longer pedal.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-17, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By 99Klein

Just put grease in your freehub. That should...

Just put grease in your freehub. That should quiet it down. I have a cheap one I did this too and it's silent. Normally I remove all the grease as I like the noise :-)
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