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06-15-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,220
Posted By Grasschopper

Yeah it's an AXS crank and power meter but the...

Yeah it's an AXS crank and power meter but the rest is mechanical. I have Force AXS on my Defy Advanced Pro 1. It's kinda cool but honestly I'd be fine without it. I actually headed out the door...
06-11-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,997
Posted By Grasschopper

This ^^ The current carbon frame was released...

This ^^ The current carbon frame was released for 2019 so it won't be revised for another year. The current frame is top notch by the way almost nothing more you could ask for if the geometry meets...
06-11-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,088
Posted By Grasschopper

Topstone is really a poor design decision by...

Topstone is really a poor design decision by Cannondale. Too little clearance and the geometry is just that of the Synapse...so a road bike. If it fits your terrain and riding style it could be...
06-11-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,088
Posted By Grasschopper

So I got the 2020 Revolt Advanced 1. The one...

So I got the 2020 Revolt Advanced 1. The one that came stock with SRAM APEX 1x. I really like 1x for gravel riding and I have road bikes for road riding...so if the use of the bike will be both...
06-10-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,088
Posted By Grasschopper

Well I'm starting to sound like a total Giant...

Well I'm starting to sound like a total Giant shill on this forum...but check out the Revolt Advanced...and yes it's worth it.
06-10-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By Grasschopper

In my area tire clearance mattes and I was really...

In my area tire clearance mattes and I was really put off by the fact that the Topstone can only take 40c tires. Too small for our borderline MTBing that we call gravel...and too small if it gets...
06-10-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,220
Posted By Grasschopper

Upgraded my Revolt some more. Went with Force 1x...

Upgraded my Revolt some more. Went with Force 1x and a Quarq power meter. Also the Gabaruk RD cage and pullys and I have their 10-48 cassette on the way.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Grasschopper

Except OSBB is a pressfit not a threaded, so that...

Except OSBB is a pressfit not a threaded, so that wouldn't work. You need one designed to go in the OSBB shell.



Ah...ok I knew it was smaller...the 24mm stuck in my head from GXP and Shimano....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By Grasschopper

Several of their resellers list the product as...

Several of their resellers list the product as not available and one says JTek stopped production do to health issues. No clue.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Grasschopper

M30 is not BB30. M30 is 30mm dia on one side and...

M30 is not BB30. M30 is 30mm dia on one side and 24mm on the other. You simply need a Shimano BB that fits yourSpecialized OSBB. OSBB is very similar to BB30....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,226
Posted By Grasschopper

Yeah that's just not true at all. Maybe if...

Yeah that's just not true at all. Maybe if you're only thinking about road shock but you ignore pedaling dynamics that way. I blew up my back in 2010 riding a bike with too much drop. Wound up in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By Grasschopper

Anyone got a JTek SHiftmate 1 laying around?

Hey gang - does anyone have a JTek shiftmate 1 laying around? I'm looking to get one and it looks like JTek closed their doors. Thought I had read that someone licensed the design but I can't find...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,991
Posted By Grasschopper

That's correct. Also, it may have been said in...

That's correct. Also, it may have been said in this thread already but you can't use the 4700 shifters with older Shimano 10 speed rear derailleurs as the cable pull isn't the same. You CAN however...
12-03-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By Grasschopper

So the clamp area of your bars is round (has to...

So the clamp area of your bars is round (has to be) and should extend out a bit from the stem clamp. Any 31.8 clip on aerobar should work there.
12-03-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 20,994
Posted By Grasschopper

Sure Zwift will never be the same as outdoor...

Sure Zwift will never be the same as outdoor riding but it's funny to see those with wrong weights and improperly calibrated trainers laugh at the realism. If you want it to feel more realistic put...
12-03-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,220
Posted By Grasschopper

It really is a fantastic bike, after riding it I...

It really is a fantastic bike, after riding it I was shocked it doesn't get more mention/love around the interwebs. I picked up the 2020 1x version and have put Reynolds AR41s on it (after this...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,692
Posted By Grasschopper

Holy frijoles!!! WitchDoctor still posts here?

Holy frijoles!!! WitchDoctor still posts here?
12-03-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By Grasschopper

2x rings that fit SRAM Apex 1x cranks

Does anyone know of any? The SRAM Apex 1 has a 4 bolt asymmetrical bolt pattern that does NOT match Shimano. I had seen a post from someone with a link to rings that work...but the original post...
10-17-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,170
Posted By Grasschopper

Yes correct the creak proof, thread together...

Yes correct the creak proof, thread together version of the Wheels Mfg BB is what I'm looking at. I would think that all you have to do to get to one side (hopefully that's all you need to access...
10-17-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,170
Posted By Grasschopper

Thoughts on BBInfinite vs Wheels Mfg for BB86 replacement BB

So I have a Salsa Warbird AL which uses a BB86 pressfit bottom bracket and I run Shimano cranks. My stock BB has started creaking and I'm not going to both to just pop the stock on out and grease...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,811
Posted By Grasschopper

I've had P1s for a couple of months and I get...

I've had P1s for a couple of months and I get this off and on. Occasionally it doesn't happen but most rides it does...everything is up to date for me as well. It's annoying but post ride it...
04-18-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,138
Posted By Grasschopper

Oh look there is a manual (found it on the web). ...

Oh look there is a manual (found it on the web). There is no specific mode for 2 sided power meter...at least nothing is called out in the user manual.

Of note...the Garmin is recording 2 sided...
04-18-18, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,138
Posted By Grasschopper

There's a manual? :foo:

There's a manual? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,687
Posted By Grasschopper

If you move to Charlotte look up the Mojo Cycling...

If you move to Charlotte look up the Mojo Cycling club. My sister's husband is a member and I've been on some group rides with them as well as some other just general riding in the area. Personally...
04-18-18, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,138
Posted By Grasschopper

Garmin Edge 520 error - missing right side power pedal

Ok so I just got a set of Pawertap P1 pedals...full both sided power...and I got an Edge 520 as a computer upgrade. I've run this combo 2x now and I keep getting an error on screen (while riding)...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,871
Posted By Grasschopper

I blew up my L5-S1 in 2010 cycling. Of note, you...

I blew up my L5-S1 in 2010 cycling. Of note, you may want to look into a new bike. In fact I replaced every bike I owned but one after my surgery. No more big bar drop for me. Honestly I forget...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,582
Posted By Grasschopper

Yeah it takes a while...just hold it. For the...

Yeah it takes a while...just hold it. For the AppleTV: yeah it goes into power saving mode or powers down or something. Your remote should bring it back up...but it too takes a couple of seconds. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,582
Posted By Grasschopper

Ok so it sounds like you got the route thing...

Ok so it sounds like you got the route thing figured. Mainly on Watopia all routes go through the pier area...and as you approach the roads that are near that area it comes up and says hilly route. ...
02-27-18, 09:30 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 53,002
Posted By Grasschopper

Well due to travel I haven't ridden in nearly a...

Well due to travel I haven't ridden in nearly a week and a half. Hoping to Zwift tonight which seems a shame as the weather is sort of nice out. But work schedule means it will be getting dark and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,582
Posted By Grasschopper

I'm pretty sure he has said he's done that....but...

I'm pretty sure he has said he's done that....but just to be sure. That's correct Whitemax? You're running ZML on your phone and the Zwift app on the Apple TV? And NOT simply using the AppleTV to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,515
Posted By Grasschopper

Sorry I've been out of town and didn't have time...

Sorry I've been out of town and didn't have time to respond. Thanks for the info on the Romin. I may have to swap this Power Arc for another Romin. Not sure.

So I've gotten saddle sores in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,379
Posted By Grasschopper

New users are $15 a month.

New users are $15 a month.
02-16-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 53,002
Posted By Grasschopper

See sadly that attitude is a big part of the...

See sadly that attitude is a big part of the problem here. Too many people think of it that way. The reality is that these are real races against real people and the people with the attitude posted...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,379
Posted By Grasschopper

^^^What he said^^^ I was saying that...

^^^What he said^^^



I was saying that you can't run ZML and the Zwift app at the same time on the phone itself if you use your phone for Zwift and run the AV cable to the TV. But again even if...
02-15-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 53,002
Posted By Grasschopper

So how cheap all comes down to what you own now. ...

So how cheap all comes down to what you own now. As you've edited to...mag trainer with SC sensor and some platform to run it on is best low cost entry.

https://youtu.be/Eg0IDDmSStw
02-15-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 53,002
Posted By Grasschopper

How did it go? I'm at work or I would have given...

How did it go? I'm at work or I would have given it a go. Up to this point I've done 1 4 lap flat WBR race and 2 1 lap flat WBR races. I was dead last in the 4 lap race in D cat but after a couple...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,379
Posted By Grasschopper

I'm sorry but any laptop that costs $300 is pure...

I'm sorry but any laptop that costs $300 is pure garbage and you're just going to be getting a new one soon. Either spend $1000 on a reasonable laptop or save tons and get the AppleTV which if...
02-15-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,458
Posted By Grasschopper

My guess is that it would raise a flag at...

My guess is that it would raise a flag at Zwiftpower (for those that don't know Zwift races are monitored by 3rd parties NOT by Zwift) but they are reviewed by real humans. I would think that it...
02-15-18, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,233
Posted By Grasschopper

Great deal and the right choice if you plan on...

Great deal and the right choice if you plan on doing any significant time on it. I have a KICKR that I bought in Oct and I've put >1,500 virtual miles on it on Zwift. It's fantastic.

If you've...
02-15-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,458
Posted By Grasschopper

Actually you're talking about Group Workouts. ...

Actually you're talking about Group Workouts. Group rides do nothing to keep the group together.



It is much more acceptable in the Zwift community for the faster riders to raise their weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-18, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,730
Posted By Grasschopper

I have a 2012 Giant Defy Advanced with thousands...

I have a 2012 Giant Defy Advanced with thousands of miles on the first BB and not a single squeak from it. Bike has been fantastic and when I do eventually upgrade I will probably get another Defy...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,515
Posted By Grasschopper

So like the above poster I have the Romin...

So like the above poster I have the Romin (original saddle, did they change it?) and Power Arc in 143mm width. Also had the Avatar on the bike that I just put the Power Arc on and my girlfriend...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,379
Posted By Grasschopper

Ok so using your phone to run the Zwift main...

Ok so using your phone to run the Zwift main app...NO you cannot also run Zwift Mobile Link (ZML) at the same time. You wouldn't actually need to because your phone would be right there. Now if...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-18, 09:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,379
Posted By Grasschopper

Just to be clear. If you have Bluetooth capable...

Just to be clear. If you have Bluetooth capable trainer and data collectors you donít need the cable on iOS or AppleTV. The Cable is only if you have ant+ data collectors.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,379
Posted By Grasschopper

Not that I have seen. Wahoo makes a 30 pin dongle...

Not that I have seen. Wahoo makes a 30 pin dongle that you can then adapt to lightning but honestly Iím not sure if the iOS version is able to use that. That is one area I have no experience.

Ok...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,379
Posted By Grasschopper

Having seen it on most basic graphics...better...

Having seen it on most basic graphics...better graphics do improve the immersion into the game in my opinion. Do you “need better graphics? No but for $180 the AppleTV 4K gives graphics better than...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,379
Posted By Grasschopper

It's all about the immersion into the game and...

It's all about the immersion into the game and the distraction from the horrible fact that you're riding indoors.

I used to own a Kurt Kinetic Road Machine. Never used it for years. Maybe a...
01-12-18, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,568
Posted By Grasschopper

So when you connect to the KICKR (this is a KICKR...

So when you connect to the KICKR (this is a KICKR and not a KICKR Snap right?) via the Wahoo app you have an option to do power smoothing in ERG mode. I don't use trainer road so I'm not sure if...
01-11-18, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,946
Posted By Grasschopper

I've had a Teeter inversion table since my back...

I've had a Teeter inversion table since my back issue in 2010. My spinal surgeon said that it was the only thing that kept me off of his operating table for 6 months.

I don't use it regularly...
01-11-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,671
Posted By Grasschopper

No the issue is that the KICKR '17 and KICKR Snap...

No the issue is that the KICKR '17 and KICKR Snap '17 allow your dropouts to pivot when clamped. This is critical so that there's no damage to the frame. In a normal trainer setup if you pick up...
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