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Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 641
Posted By caloso

I don't think it's that complicated. Say "We're...

I don't think it's that complicated. Say "We're going at a recovery pace. No more than X mph on the flats, same effort on the hills. Everyone try to stick together."
08-06-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,574
Posted By big john

He had that. ...

He had that.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,166
Posted By Bah Humbug

I live in Austin and would have to drive to...

I live in Austin and would have to drive to Houston. That puts a bit of a damper on things. And that's Austin, not Lincoln or Evansville.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,166
Posted By njkayaker

You complained about one of his opinions. ...

You complained about one of his opinions.

If you want to stop it, why do you keep replying?

You donít need to reply.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,166
Posted By njkayaker

Itís weird to have that sort of text on bottles....

Itís weird to have that sort of text on bottles. Itís weird text without context. Itís weird all around. Thatís probably why Rapha added it.


Anything is possible. It might even discourage it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,166
Posted By njkayaker

Calling him a tool is an expression of an opinion...

Calling him a tool is an expression of an opinion (that you just said he was entitled to hold).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,195
Posted By MinnMan

That's why I started wearing a skull cap under my...

That's why I started wearing a skull cap under my helmet. No need for sunscreen. And it really is cooler.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By dr_max

Impressive the continentals survived this I...

Impressive the continentals survived this

I would ride these for commuting at 25kph

not descending at 90kph

another reason to buy EVs. ICE cars destroy bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By noodle soup

I'm not really worried about the quality of the...

I'm not really worried about the quality of the bearing(there are many good ones available), but getting the bearings seated perfectly is my concern. I've done it a few times for others, but not on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,770
Posted By jbchybridrider

They weren't saying you don't need light wheels....

They weren't saying you don't need light wheels. They saying go by there total weight and don't think to much of the rotating weight. So total weight and aero.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 991
Posted By WhyFi

It might help smooth out things like your average...

It might help smooth out things like your average speed at times when you have poor satellite connectivity, but I don't think that it's of great value.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,822
Posted By genejockey

Road Cycling Subforum - Come for the cycling...

Road Cycling Subforum - Come for the cycling information and camaraderie, stay for the endless urination competitions.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,558
Posted By asgelle

As the group rides happily off into the distance...

As the group rides happily off into the distance leaving me to struggle home alone.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,258
Posted By rubiksoval

Anything over 25 is good. Over 28 looks better....

Anything over 25 is good. Over 28 looks better. But a great speed? Then you're looking at 30 plus.

Hammer group rides/races have little to do with average speed and everything to do with being...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Andy Somnifac

The bike shop I used to ride out if was next to a...

The bike shop I used to ride out if was next to a Starbucks. I had some rattling issues during a ride,. So when we got back in, I went into Starbucks and grabbed a straw, cut it down, and stuck it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,574
Posted By WhyFi

The Emonda has a few watts of aero gains vs the...

The Emonda has a few watts of aero gains vs the previous generation and you think that means it's a sensible replacement to a tri bike for a triathlete?
Replies: 20
Views: 1,733
Posted By AmahlAmahlAmahl

I've focused on strength and power training via...

I've focused on strength and power training via Olympic Weightlifting. I was fortunate enough to buy gym equipment before everyone decided to build a home gym....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,447
Posted By atwl77

Note that only shows on paid users though (or at...

Note that only shows on paid users though (or at least on the mobile app, not sure if the website shows differently).
And often I also look at the power zones to see which zone they spend most of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,205
Posted By WhyFi

Someone did, but that's not really a given. There...

Someone did, but that's not really a given. There are lots of examples to the contrary.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,205
Posted By WhyFi

That's not really a given. That it'd be easier to...

That's not really a given. That it'd be easier to install electronic groups doesn't necessarily mean that it's less suited to mechanical.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,205
Posted By Sy Reene

If hidden cabling is trickling down, and much...

If hidden cabling is trickling down, and much better suited to electronic drivetrains, I think you first need to see electronic drivetrains trickle down; ie. in Shimano, it starts at Ultegra -- a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,928
Posted By rubiksoval

Benefits your training? Clearly you aren't...

Benefits your training? Clearly you aren't "training" if the only time you go hard is when some completely random stranger passes you.

Again, this is terrible etiquette.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,102
Posted By RChung

Good racers are really good at not spending a...

Good racers are really good at not spending a joule more than they need to.

In The Rider, Krabbe says, "A man along the road shouts 'Faster!' Probably thinks bicycle racing is about going fast." A...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,102
Posted By RChung

The average difference is small, but racing (and,...

The average difference is small, but racing (and, sometimes, just riding) isn't about average differences. It's about going way past threshold but managing to stay on the wheel in front of you....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,644
Posted By Jack Tone

According to Trek, the Domane Sl6 weighs 20lbs....

According to Trek, the Domane Sl6 weighs 20lbs. and the Emonda Sl6 weighs 18. That seems like a significant difference to me. Besides, I'm a firm believer in N+1.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,644
Posted By WhyFi

A Domane is closer to a gravel bike than it is to...

A Domane is closer to a gravel bike than it is to an Emonda.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,149
Posted By indyfabz

Read somewhere else that he hid the helmet under...

Read somewhere else that he hid the helmet under his porch and locked the bike behind a building away from his house. Heís only sorry that he got caught.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By Rage

I once went to pick up my bike after a tune-up to...

I once went to pick up my bike after a tune-up to find they’d mounted new tires on there.

Only thing was, I hadn’t asked them to swap out the ratty, old tires even though the bike could have used...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'd think you could get any jersey you like to...

I'd think you could get any jersey you like to fit the way you want by getting the next size up?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,149
Posted By WhyFi

Doesn't really matter - he lays hand on someone's...

Doesn't really matter - he lays hand on someone's kid, he deserves a swift and thorough beat-down.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,013
Posted By RChung

1. You can't measure rolling resistance in a wind...

1. You can't measure rolling resistance in a wind tunnel.
2. There are ways to measure rolling resistance without a power meter but they all require, at a minimum, known force.
3. I've presented...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By noodle soup

I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for a late...

I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for a late season sale of 2020 stock. There just isn't much(if any) stock left. Normally in June I'll have 120+ bikes built on the sales floor. This year I have 22,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,013
Posted By rubiksoval

No they're not. Those tires could be 30...

No they're not.

Those tires could be 30 watts slower and he simply put out 30 watts more to make up for the difference. You have no idea. Neither does he.

"Unmeasured differences that are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,876
Posted By phrantic09

Iím going to try going one gear bigger today and...

Iím going to try going one gear bigger today and see how it works over a 20 mile loop.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,498
Posted By WhyFi

Pre-hydrate, as previously mentioned. If I need...

Pre-hydrate, as previously mentioned. If I need more water than my two bottles can accommodate, I'll usually stop off at a convenience store/gas station and get some water and a snack (if I'm running...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,924
Posted By noodle soup

No, you aren't elite. He wanted some...

No, you aren't elite.

He wanted some At-a-boys.

:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,924
Posted By rubiksoval

If you're a cat 4, why did you start this thread?

If you're a cat 4, why did you start this thread?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,389
Posted By Camilo

Except the virus is not in fact named or "most...

Except the virus is not in fact named or "most commonly" referred to as either "Wuhan" or "Chinese". The accepted and used name of the virus by the medical and scientific communities is SARS-CoV-2...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,389
Posted By Camilo

You're wrong: The "lockdowns" aren't...

You're wrong: The "lockdowns" aren't unconstitutional.
You're wrong: it's not just a certain segment of the population that is likely to be harmed by the virus. Some are more at risk, but it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By dr_max

The history of a BMC Bottle. Thanks @Rollin

When I joined the forums 12 years ago, I had just bought a BMC SLC01 Promachine frame and was transferring all my Dura Ace groupset from my Devinci Imola and was asking mechanical questions to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,389
Posted By WhyFi

Well, don't leave us hanging.

Well, don't leave us hanging.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,509
Posted By jackb

Riding frequency largely depends on age. When I...

Riding frequency largely depends on age. When I was a young man I could ride longer distances almost everyday without a problem, but now at 72 I do need rest days. I try to ride at least 20 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By tagaproject6

Are you using gels and other types of...

Are you using gels and other types of maltodextrin supplements during your rides? There are known issues with those carbohydrate sources on some individuals. It is not the cycling position that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,598
Posted By WhyFi

The thread is about TIRES. You quoted me, and...

The thread is about TIRES. You quoted me, and attempted to rebut, when I recommended against switching TIRES for the main purpose of reducing rolling resistance. That's the context. Anyone that can...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,598
Posted By Seattle Forrest

When I first went tubeless, I felt/perceived a...

When I first went tubeless, I felt/perceived a huge difference too. I didn't just take the tubes out, I went from mediocre tires to great ones, and good wheels to great ones. The improvement from all...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,598
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think maybe if you've never ridden with a power...

I think maybe if you've never ridden with a power meter, you don't have much context for what 3w means?

I don't know if that's it, we talk about droping the hamer and dialing it up to 400w, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By melikebikey35

If you are planning on keeping your current...

If you are planning on keeping your current calipers/rotors, then the only other component that would be compatible with both mechanical and di2 would be the crank. Everything else (front/rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,600
Posted By Bah Humbug

There are definitely faked dimples. The pattern...

There are definitely faked dimples. The pattern has changed at various points, but I think the dimples on these are too regular; the genuine ones have more variation in their patterns. At least, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By soonerrebel

I have the 610 remote shifter, located next to my...

I have the 610 remote shifter, located next to my stem and I just use my thumb to change gears. I find it very handy when climbing. Is it worth the extra expense ... to me yes. But if I didn't have...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,057
Posted By justonwo

Your body is only about 20-26% efficient at...

Your body is only about 20-26% efficient at producing mechanical energy on a bike (reference ďFeed Zone Portables, page 6-7). So you need to divide the calories produced at the wheel by 0.20 to 0.26...
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