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Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,614
Posted By whitemax

Very good article, recommended for anyone dealing...

Very good article, recommended for anyone dealing with this problem. Just ordered the hibiclens from Amazon. Thanks again!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,614
Posted By whitemax

Thanks, Iíll check the hibiclens out. Nope, my...

Thanks, Iíll check the hibiclens out. Nope, my saddle is at the perfect height, spot on.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,614
Posted By whitemax

Wow, youíve really been through the ringer with...

Wow, youíve really been through the ringer with this problem so Iíll consider you an expert of sorts. Youíve been on this forum for quite a while and it sucks that you have to pull back on your...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,614
Posted By whitemax

I have been reading about a cream called Terrasil...

I have been reading about a cream called Terrasil that has the zinc oxide you mentioned in it. Can be gotten on Amazon. $24 for small tube. Might be worth pursuing. Iíve also read that acne cream...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,614
Posted By whitemax

I think my symptoms are very similar to yours...a...

I think my symptoms are very similar to yours...a soft area with several nodules in it that at the moment is bleeding a little which it has done in the past. I have used a triple antibiotic cream in...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,614
Posted By whitemax

Thanks for the tips!

Thanks for the tips!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,614
Posted By whitemax

Saddle sores? What did you do for treatment?

Iíve been plagued with a soft area in the perineum area for a while now about the size of a large grape marked by some hard spots inside. Yeah, I know all about proper saddle and bibs, position on...
09-24-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By whitemax

Just found out that all races will be covered by...

Just found out that all races will be covered by The Olympic channel which luckily I do get. Think it might be an NBC channel, not sure, itís just listed as The Olympic channel on my guide. Hope...
09-24-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By whitemax

Where can I see Worlds

So the menís road race is this Sunday and I see that NBC Sports is not covering it. Anywhere that it can be seen where I wouldnít have to pay? Already paying through the nose here to get NBC Sports...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By whitemax

. Never seen it before but it looks as if it...

. Never seen it before but it looks as if it could be a piece of another bar tape used as the finishing piece.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By whitemax

Well what value are you using?

Well what value are you using?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By whitemax

Pretty sure it does relative to the tightness of...

Pretty sure it does relative to the tightness of the tension belt. Since there are so many questions asked about offset in general, it just seems as if they would put some info about it in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By whitemax

That sounds plausible. But if so, why not just...

That sounds plausible. But if so, why not just put the value to be entered into the maual? For ex., if using 700c sized wheel as most will be using, why not put the value in the manual? Elite is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By whitemax

I have searched all through those pages and never...

I have searched all through those pages and never could find a definitive answer though others have asked the same question. Certainly makes sense for a non gps bike computer but as long as one is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By whitemax

Direto (1st version) versus Direto X

So I rode my first Direto for 1 year and 8 months before the belt broke. The trainer is warranted for 2 yrs. and they sent me a free belt no problem. Put it on and the offset value set spot on. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By whitemax

Apparently you have to be a member (which I have...

Apparently you have to be a member (which I have no interest in) to get to the page you referenced. Or if not, I couldnít figure out how to get to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By whitemax

Thanks for the good suggestion but I am one of...

Thanks for the good suggestion but I am one of those rare birds that donít do Facebook.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By whitemax

Elite Direto user question

I have been using the Direto smart trainer for a year and a half now and it has been a very good trainer and problem free. Requires only periodic calibration. My offset value is now off by 8...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By whitemax

Because Bicycling is not a "cycling news...

Because Bicycling is not a "cycling news magazine". The point is, I can't even open my email without the winner of the days stage splashed right in front of me in the title of the email. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By whitemax

Exactly!

Exactly!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By whitemax

I didn't subscribe, they must have gotten my...

I didn't subscribe, they must have gotten my email when I subscribed to the magazine.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By whitemax

I will do the same. I can't believe they are...

I will do the same. I can't believe they are that effin stupid.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By whitemax

Idiots at Bicycling magazine

Open my email and right there it is, todayís stage winner on the title of the email. I wrote them about this a week ago to no avail. WTF????
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,320
Posted By whitemax

The cat taking the selfie is just ripe for a...

The cat taking the selfie is just ripe for a backhand.
10-08-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,150
Posted By whitemax

I was hoping that someone would have put the...

I was hoping that someone would have put the menís race on YouTube but not so far. Sounds like it was a very exciting race and Iíd sure like to see it. . Anyone know where it can be seen?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,833
Posted By whitemax

I use Butt Butr, good stuff and it doesnít take a...

I use Butt Butr, good stuff and it doesnít take a lot for each ride. I had a LBS mechanic tell me once that he used cheap hair conditioner. Never tried that myself so I donít know about that.
09-29-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,150
Posted By whitemax

Where from inside the U.S can the menís race on...

Where from inside the U.S can the menís race on the 30th be seen? Love to see Valverde win it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-18, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,855
Posted By whitemax

If you're going to Zwift, get the direct drive....

If you're going to Zwift, get the direct drive. You will need a cassette to put on it. Get a 9 speed cassette for $30 or even cheaper, no biggie. I too have the Elite Direto, got it for $800...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By whitemax

i cant use my phone because I canít get the app...

i cant use my phone because I canít get the app on my tv. I am in the process of doing a software update on the Apple TV so weíll see what effect that has. Does Zwift also need a software update? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,300
Posted By whitemax

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,300
Posted By whitemax

It appears that OP is under the impression that...

It appears that OP is under the impression that carbon is faster than Alu.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,300
Posted By whitemax

Are we gonna have a debate over carbon versus...

Are we gonna have a debate over carbon versus aluminum here? I have a CAAD 7 and an Evo high mod. The 7 is a great frame and the 12 has only gotten better. Iíd go with the CAAD hands down.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By whitemax

Now my heart rate strap won't pair (new battery...

Now my heart rate strap won't pair (new battery so that is not it). The day before it cut 10 min. off my total time (which made me look crazy fast but no, I'm not that fast :) and yesterday, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By whitemax

I don't do Facebook so that won't be an option...

I don't do Facebook so that won't be an option for me but thanks for the heads up on that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By whitemax

Calling all Elite Direto users

I use the Direto smart trainer with Zwift along with Apple TV. Recently, I have had to use a cog or two easier gear to get the same w/kg. Also, a 1% incline feels like 5 or 6% use to. I wrote...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,791
Posted By whitemax

Cannondale has been a bit dull in the paint...

Cannondale has been a bit dull in the paint department for years now (IMO). Not casting aspersions here, I ride Cannondale.
09-04-18, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,658
Posted By whitemax

I hear that Lance is considering a comeback to...

I hear that Lance is considering a comeback to win his first TDF.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By whitemax

That is what I was a bit confused about....the...

That is what I was a bit confused about....the number of blue tooth connections the Apple TV will support. Cadence, speed, and power comes through the smart trainer, the Direto so would that not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By whitemax

Zwift heard rate monitor question

I am currently riding on Zwift with a Garmin heart rate monitor strap. It of course will not show heart rate on the game itself so I have to have an Ant+ device on my handlebar to read heart rate. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,914
Posted By whitemax

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[QUOTE=Campag4life;20488313]https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x937/peter_sagan_collection_s_works_venge_feature_d6e11b074db20a9697734f2fd4532c61c597d460.jpg
I don't mean to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By whitemax

Glad you are liking it and thanks for the update....

Glad you are liking it and thanks for the update. I know you got some negative comments on your other bike in the background in another post but the one you have on your trainer is very sharp!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By whitemax

Nothing wrong with previous design. What they...

Nothing wrong with previous design. What they need to work on are their paint schemes IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,914
Posted By whitemax

Really like the paint but have to agree with the...

Really like the paint but have to agree with the others , the red bits donít match. Black bits and tires with white tape would really bring the paint out.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By whitemax

No, I donít. I have my bike in the position I...

No, I donít. I have my bike in the position I want it in on the phone books as I wrote above. But hey, the Climb is only $600, you planning on getting one?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By whitemax

Even in a stationary position, one can still...

Even in a stationary position, one can still ride on the front, middle or back of the saddle. I get out of the saddle every so often just as one the road to alleviate pressure. I would think that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By whitemax

Right, the smart trainer already increases the...

Right, the smart trainer already increases the resistance on the virtual hills. I already have the front end of my bike in a climbing position which is mostly the muscle fibers I want to recruit. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-18, 06:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By whitemax

Im riding on a stack of phone books and...

Im riding on a stack of phone books and sandwiched between is a Sears Christmas Wish Book :) Too funny, I was riding the other day in the garage and a guy comes walking up and delivers a new phone...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By whitemax

Iíve thought about it some more...though you...

Iíve thought about it some more...though you wouldnít be generating more power even though the front of the bike is at an increased angle, perhaps the muscle fibers recruited would be variable...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-18, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By whitemax

i do Zwift a lot and have my front wheel up on a...

i do Zwift a lot and have my front wheel up on a stack of phone books as I did when I had my bike on a dumb trainer. I donít see the benefit of the front of the bike moving up and down as again,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By whitemax

Great, Iím interested to see what your impression...

Great, Iím interested to see what your impression of it will be. Thanks!
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