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Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Athens80

HurtsErgo linked to a third-party database of...

HurtsErgo linked to a third-party database of workouts (73summit.com). That link is no longer valid. The app has not been updated in a couple of years.

TrainingPeaks has an article...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,194
Posted By Athens80

"Lead–crime hypothesis" from Wikipedia...

"Lead–crime hypothesis" from Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead%E2%80%93crime_hypothesis)



Baltimore’s Toxic Legacy Of Lead Paint from fivethirtyeight.com...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Athens80

You can find some specifications at Vintage...

You can find some specifications at Vintage Cannondale (https://vintagecannondale.com/info/serial_numbers/). They have old Cannondale catalogs and other info.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,552
Posted By Athens80

For the record, after four years the eight ounces...

For the record, after four years the eight ounces of glue was still in good condition. Then I moved it from inside to a garage that'll get 100°+ regularly and in the year since it's thickened up....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,489
Posted By Athens80

Use a Best Bike Split...

Use a Best Bike Split (https://www.bestbikesplit.com/case-studies) plan?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,738
Posted By Athens80

American Academy of Dermatology - Is sunscreen safe?

An extract from a page of the (https://www.aad.org/public/spot-skin-cancer/learn-about-skin-cancer/prevent/is-sunsceen-safe)American Academy of Dermatology...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,552
Posted By Athens80

A can of Rema Patch Glue can is good for a few...

A can of Rema Patch Glue can is good for a few years.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/221x350/rema_8oz_patch_glue_c4a1361320a6d16ffe410b36e9e94fb16fca55e4.jpg

Rema 8oz Patch...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,185
Posted By Athens80

:thumb: Certainly if the ride is organized in a...

:thumb:
Certainly if the ride is organized in a paceline or taking the available width of the road.

If the organization is more casual, and road conditions allow, I'm fine with passing in some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,185
Posted By Athens80

Why do people do whatever possible to hammer up...

Why do people do whatever possible to hammer up hills and then drift back on descents and flats? And also at leaving stops, starting across the intersection and down the street ultra slow?

Why not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,738
Posted By Athens80

Sun sleeves -- a Pearl Izumi example is here...

Sun sleeves -- a Pearl Izumi example is here (https://www.pearlizumi.com/US/en/shop/unisex/warmers/road/sun_sleeves/p/14371503508), but there are plenty more on offer....
05-29-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 878
Posted By Athens80

How To Install 7 Speed Cassette On 8/9/10 Speed Hub [or 11 Speed]

For future reference, here's a video on the subject.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jrd5XAQfgaA
Just use the wider spacer, or add a 10-to-11 spacer, to make the video apply to using a seven speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Athens80

MaximumTrainer

A recent entry:



It integrates
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Athens80

The velcro strap may not serve any purpose....

The velcro strap may not serve any purpose. Remove the strap if it grabs your shorts.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By Athens80

Price replacement chain rings, cassette, front...

Price replacement chain rings, cassette, front derailleur, and chain versus a 105 group set. You could have all new 5800 under $380 or new R7000 under $450.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,050
Posted By Athens80

Google says others have struggles with stuck...

Google says others have struggles with stuck buckles on Giros -- and on Sidis.

Someone offered this solution: "Like a Chinese Finger Trap, the trick is to actually push it in farther first. Then...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By Athens80

The Strava heat map here...

The Strava heat map here https://www.strava.com/heatmap#12.38/-77.06903/38.80648/hot/ride is a great place to see where others in your area are riding. The "hotter" the street, the more riders are...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,540
Posted By Athens80

I'm still trying to understand. What skewers do...

I'm still trying to understand. What skewers do the Pro 3 wheels come with? The Trek website listing for these wheels...
12-31-18, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Athens80

The standard Apple Lightning Digital AV Adapter...

The standard Apple Lightning Digital AV Adapter (https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MD826AM/A/lightning-digital-av-adapter) has both an HDMI out port and a Lightning charging port. Just attach your...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,540
Posted By Athens80

Upgrading from what? Which skewers do you have...

Upgrading from what? Which skewers do you have now, or which skewers are thrown into the box by the retailer?
12-30-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By Athens80

Here's the story of Zwift via the Oculus Rift at...

Here's the story of Zwift via the Oculus Rift at CES two years ago: https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2017/01/zwift-in-vr.html.They've had VR capability since 2013.

I've read a comment or two since. It...
12-29-18, 02:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,494
Posted By Athens80

You detest paying monthly for monthly service....

You detest paying monthly for monthly service. That's fine.

"Rent-seeking" is different. Zwift and TrainerRoad are not rent-seeking. As described on Investopedia...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,651
Posted By Athens80

:deadhorse2: No, wait, this is a worthy...

:deadhorse2:
No, wait, this is a worthy resurrection of a dead thread! Welcome, Peter.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,127
Posted By Athens80

:)

:)
11-23-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By Athens80

Your assignment is to read...

Your assignment is to read https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2016/11/trainer-apps-guide.html .

The apps have gotten more sophisticated since that article was published. But it provides all the basics.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-18, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Athens80

You might track down the model here:...

You might track down the model here: https://archive.trekbikes.com/us/en/2017

And get some valuation estimates here: https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 879
Posted By Athens80

You may already own a higher-end cycling computer...

You may already own a higher-end cycling computer (e.g., Garmin, Wahoo) that will control a smart trainer to follow a course / profile.

PerfPro (https://perfprostudio.com/) is a one time purchase.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,872
Posted By Athens80

Why is right turn on red outlawed in Germany?

Why is right turn on red outlawed in Germany?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-18, 05:45 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 8,950
Posted By Athens80

Weight bearing exercise for health is well...

Weight bearing exercise for health is well documented, isn't it? Life is more than cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-18, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 705
Posted By Athens80

AppleTV supports 3 Bluetooth connections -- the...

AppleTV supports 3 Bluetooth connections -- the remote and two more. So a typical limitation is that you can connect the smart trainer and heart rate monitor but not a third sensor like a cadence...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-18, 06:16 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,553
Posted By Athens80

Cheaper? Setting up the "virtual" part of...

Cheaper?

Setting up the "virtual" part of the trainer requires a recent smart phone and a subscription to Zwift or other service. Some cyclists already have a smart phone. Or AppleTV will do.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-18, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 705
Posted By Athens80

Youtube is your friend. There are many how to...

Youtube is your friend. There are many how to videos on Zwift. Shane Miller - GPLama (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbcwZ8hm18GK6on_S_CgmFA) is a reliable guide. Many Zwift Tips here...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,553
Posted By Athens80

The "Kinetic Road Machine | Smart...

The "Kinetic Road Machine | Smart (https://www.kurtkinetic.com/trainers-products/kinetic-road-machine-smart)" specs (https://www.kurtkinetic.com/trainers-products/kinetic-road-machine-smart) list...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,115
Posted By Athens80

Wahoo TICKR (ANT+ and Bluetooth) or 4iiii Viiiiva...

Wahoo TICKR (ANT+ and Bluetooth) or 4iiii Viiiiva (Bluetooth, ANT+ and ANT+ to Bluetooth retransmitter) or Scosche Rhythm (Bluetooth and Ant+ on armband)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-18, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,384
Posted By Athens80

Somehow Shimano 5800 11-speed and 5600 10-speed...

Somehow Shimano 5800 11-speed and 5600 10-speed are coexisting reasonably well on a 5800 cassette mounted on a 2014 Kickr. By that I mean that shifting works, a few front & rear gear combinations on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-18, 07:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,849
Posted By Athens80

[/left]True. I've used the discontinued Park...

[/left]True.

I've used the discontinued Park Tool beam-type torque wrenches exactly because I'm not that experienced. I maintain a couple of bikes. They're nearly all OEM parts; we're not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 13,625
Posted By Athens80

Zone 1 is different in different systems. In a...

Zone 1 is different in different systems. In a polarized training plan, zone 1 covers, roughly, zones 1 and 2 in other plans.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 339
Posted By Athens80

Golden Cheetah - free, open source software ...

Golden Cheetah - free, open source software

download here: www.goldencheetah.org/#section-download (http://www.goldencheetah.org/#section-download)
features here:...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,384
Posted By Athens80

If it matters enough -- the 2018 KICKR and KICKR...

If it matters enough -- the 2018 KICKR and KICKR Core are noticeably quieter than Wahoo's prior years' models. The new models are "silent" -- at least quiet enough that the noise level is determined...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Athens80

Option -- use ANT+ sensors with Apple TV by...

Option -- use ANT+ sensors with Apple TV by converting the ANT+ signals to Bluetooth.

There are two devices on the market. One is the aforementioned Viiiiva Heart Rate Monitor...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,384
Posted By Athens80

The Wahoo KICKR Core...

The Wahoo KICKR Core (https://www.wahoofitness.com/devices/bike-trainers/kickr-core-indoor-smart-trainer) is in line to be the new benchmark in value for money -- capable, quiet, compatible with any...
08-12-18, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By Athens80

VeloReality (https://veloreality.com/shop/) and...

VeloReality (https://veloreality.com/shop/) and others sell real world, training oriented, videos. Some, like VeloReality, use one-time sales, while others, if I recall correctly, are by...
08-11-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,821
Posted By Athens80

Kevin: You'd benefit from getting some basic...

Kevin: You'd benefit from getting some basic information from good sources.
Basic training concepts include intensity and duration -- how hard to ride, for how long. Joe Friel is one of the standard...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,001
Posted By Athens80

Kevin has wisely taken the advice to start over...

Kevin has wisely taken the advice to start over with his question in the Training & Nutrition forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-18, 12:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,001
Posted By Athens80

Agreed. I'd be interested to hear what it takes...

Agreed. I'd be interested to hear what it takes to get that slippery, and who's achieved it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,001
Posted By Athens80

No they're not accounting for CdA as measured in...

No they're not accounting for CdA as measured in a wind tunnel. They're using the information available.

Certainly OP will get more muscular and more powerful.

I wouldn't use Leipheimer at...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-18, 06:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,001
Posted By Athens80

The kreuzotter.de...

The kreuzotter.de (http://www.kreuzotter.de/english/espeed.htm) bike calculator indicates that you're holding about 230 watts now (23 mph on flat road), and that to get up to 26 mph on a flat road,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-18, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Athens80

That is a useful thread. Thank you!

That is a useful thread. Thank you!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,726
Posted By Athens80

Just noting ... the OP is talking about upgrading...

Just noting ... the OP is talking about upgrading the bike they bought two months ago. You're upgrading a truck you bought two years ago. The talk here would trend differently if the bike had two...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Athens80

Yes, the Comet is paved all the way into eastern...

Yes, the Comet is paved all the way into eastern Alabama. There will be more users, including walkers and runners, closer to Atlanta. Farther from Atlanta, the path's gradients are less even and the...
07-30-18, 06:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,092
Posted By Athens80

From BMC: From Cycling Weekly:

From BMC:


From Cycling Weekly:
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