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Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By colnago62

I was looking at them. The reviews were not that...

I was looking at them. The reviews were not that great.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 641
Posted By colnago62

Maintain the stated pace. If there are guys who...

Maintain the stated pace. If there are guys who want to go faster, let them go. I could never understand why riders chase guys who role off the front on an organized ride with a slower pace. As long...
08-05-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,574
Posted By colnago62

Yes, though I think Cavendish would have the...

Yes, though I think Cavendish would have the edge. He has no fear. Michael Hubner was very good.
08-05-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,574
Posted By colnago62

Not really. Chris Hoy was one of the first of the...

Not really. Chris Hoy was one of the first of the big gear sprinters. He was known for taking people long. He had both high peak , but was also able to hold fairly high wattage for a long time....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,166
Posted By colnago62

It is about guys arguing on the Internet.😂😂

It is about guys arguing on the Internet.😂😂
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By colnago62

I am rounding the corner on 3 months. It would...

I am rounding the corner on 3 months. It would less irritating if he was more up front about the time table and the shipping issues. One of his friends told me he waits until he has a large shipment...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,726
Posted By colnago62

Dude, he knows more than you about this. Let it...

Dude, he knows more than you about this. Let it go.
07-29-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By colnago62

Zwift is building a lot of strong riders with...

Zwift is building a lot of strong riders with zero bike handling skill.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By colnago62

I would get the cheapest on I could find that...

I would get the cheapest on I could find that fits my bike.
07-26-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,574
Posted By colnago62

I heard a rider talk about how his team would see...

I heard a rider talk about how his team would see who could have the most time coasting in their training races. The ability to save energy is a skill that good road riders have. Years ago, a study...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,166
Posted By colnago62

Wear what fits you and makes you comfortable....

Wear what fits you and makes you comfortable. Some people find that a lower priced garment fits their needs perfectly, others find that what works for them cost a bit more. No one is thinking about...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,166
Posted By colnago62

Thing about Castelli is that is always on sale...

Thing about Castelli is that is always on sale somewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By colnago62

Check out BB Infinite bearings. They are about...

Check out BB Infinite bearings. They are about the same price as Trekís but seem to be smoother, to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By colnago62

It isnít so much pressfit, but how BB90...

It isnít so much pressfit, but how BB90 accomplishes the pressfit by pressing directly into the frame itself. It then becomes a balance of quality control vs profit margins.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By colnago62

Trek BB90 R.I.P.

https://www.bikeradar.com/news/2021-trek-madone-slr/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By colnago62

Ceramic bearings are more resistant to...

Ceramic bearings are more resistant to contaminates, according to customer service at Wheels Manufacturing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,258
Posted By colnago62

While he is fit, he has never ridden in a pack....

While he is fit, he has never ridden in a pack. He had a lot to learn before he is ready to ride the faster groups. There is much less tolerance for poor riding skill the faster things get.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By colnago62

On the track riders are moving toward large...

On the track riders are moving toward large chainrings and cogs. I have seen riders with 60 tooth chainrings and larger on the front.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,094
Posted By colnago62

That YouTube guy that does all those in-depth...

That YouTube guy that does all those in-depth reviews on bike equipment actually said the power pods were as accurate as other power meters out there under steady pace riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 896
Posted By colnago62

I carry supplies in a hydration pack that I took...

I carry supplies in a hydration pack that I took the bladder out. It is designed to create space between your back and the back of the pack for airflow. I donít mind it. The longest I have ever rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,170
Posted By colnago62

Not real clear about the definition of ride feel,...

Not real clear about the definition of ride feel, but deeper section carbon wheels can be a little more difficult to handle in side winds. Deeper section wheels also can be slower on steeper climbs...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By colnago62

you see this frequently at the velodrome, mainly...

you see this frequently at the velodrome, mainly in the 4&5 categories. A lot of times they pirate their deep carbon front wheel from their road wheels, replace the quick release and off to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,447
Posted By colnago62

One of the problems with riding as hard as you...

One of the problems with riding as hard as you can all the time is that it usually isn’t that hard. It takes a fair amount of stress to get big gains in the ability to perform above z5. Riding hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,304
Posted By colnago62

I would leave it. Gives you some adjustability....

I would leave it. Gives you some adjustability. No one plans on gaining weight, but it happens. Also, it is nice to adjust for winter kit.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,458
Posted By colnago62

I feel like the adjustable ISO Speed added some...

I feel like the adjustable ISO Speed added some extra weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,543
Posted By colnago62

Size/weight has a factor also. Lighter riders...

Size/weight has a factor also. Lighter riders tend to climb out of the saddle more/longer than heavier riders.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,840
Posted By colnago62

I know why they need very accurate numbers, at...

I know why they need very accurate numbers, at least according to the coaches at TrainerRoad. It is because working too hard in the ride section has a dramatic effect on the run section.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,924
Posted By colnago62

The latter happens to most people starting out in...

The latter happens to most people starting out in bike racing. It takes time to develop. If you do start racing, make sure you give at least a year before you decide anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,840
Posted By colnago62

I have never heard or talked to a sprinter who...

I have never heard or talked to a sprinter who used a powermeter to even out leg strength. My guess would be that they spend so much time in the gym that an issue like that would dealt with there....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,788
Posted By colnago62

Thats why you see more endurance athletes using...

Thats why you see more endurance athletes using it than speed specialists. It really wasnít designed for short intensity. At the velodrome, your intensity factor goes through the roof. At least mine...
05-20-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,594
Posted By colnago62

Teaching is my profession (music). A good coach...

Teaching is my profession (music). A good coach is able to design programs that help maximize the potential of his clients, which tends to be a little different for everyone. One of the difficulties...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By colnago62

Take a look at Specialized shoes. They have that...

Take a look at Specialized shoes. They have that whole Body Geometry thing going on and I remember reading some of their info about they compensate for your condition slightly in their shoes because,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,598
Posted By colnago62

Tubulars are used in the pro ranks for the...

Tubulars are used in the pro ranks for the ability to keep riding on one when flat. Rolling resistance pales in comparison.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,600
Posted By colnago62

I keep some type of proof of purchase for...

I keep some type of proof of purchase for warranty purposes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,057
Posted By colnago62

This what TrainingPeaks does when it doesnít have...

This what TrainingPeaks does when it doesnít have HR information. I donít always ride with a HR monitor and kJ and kCal are the same
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By colnago62

I have both versions of the climbing buttons. I...

I have both versions of the climbing buttons. I like them and would miss not having them, which is why I put them on both bikes, but is nowhere near a dealbreaker kind of thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,480
Posted By colnago62

I was over by my local bike shop and was talking...

I was over by my local bike shop and was talking to one of the sales staff. They are a Trek corporate store. He said they were completely out of bikes below $2,000. Online also. A lot of people are...
04-25-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By colnago62

I donít think Zwift takes suggestions well. I...

I donít think Zwift takes suggestions well. I know people have been asking for a way to toggle off some of the screen information. That seems standard for the video games I have played, yet Zwift...
04-25-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By colnago62

I keep my account active year round. I use it in...

I keep my account active year round. I use it in the summer for recovery rides and Interval work that is long. I have a short attention span, erg mode keeps me on target when my mind wanders.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By colnago62

Lack of clearance is usually a frame issue, not a...

Lack of clearance is usually a frame issue, not a caliper issue. The frame is old enough to still be designed for 23mm tires and narrow rims. How much clearance do you have at the chain stay?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 28,659
Posted By colnago62

I have been on a Concorde also, at Boeingís...

I have been on a Concorde also, at Boeingís Museum of flight. I agree, it was very compact.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,821
Posted By colnago62

How fast was he going? It sounds like he was soft...

How fast was he going? It sounds like he was soft peddling.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,549
Posted By colnago62

It is incumbent on the person turning, changing...

It is incumbent on the person turning, changing lanes, following another vehicle to do so in a safe manner.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,549
Posted By colnago62

Riding too far to the right can limit a riderís...

Riding too far to the right can limit a riderís ability to avoid a car pulling out or turning right in front of the rider.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,400
Posted By colnago62

I was fine with ten, but so it goes. My point...

I was fine with ten, but so it goes. My point wasnít what comes next and whether it useful, but that modern equipment takes a lot of riding to wear out to the point it needs replacing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,400
Posted By colnago62

By the time you actually wear out a derailleur, ...

By the time you actually wear out a derailleur, they have added another cog or something and turned it into old tech. 11 speed is about to become old tech and I am nowhere near wearing out any of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,425
Posted By colnago62

I was thinking; very few bicycle related...

I was thinking; very few bicycle related companies actually produce their product in the country where their corporate headquarters are.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,309
Posted By colnago62

One of the Castelli product line of bibs where...

One of the Castelli product line of bibs where cut slightly lower in the front to help in that situation. I have a few pairs and it works fine except for when you arenít on the bike and standing up,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,217
Posted By colnago62

Gearing can effected by fitness. Gearing can also...

Gearing can effected by fitness. Gearing can also be effected by weight. Larger people need lower bears to keep their cadence at a speed that efficient. Gears are like saddles; you will probably have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,192
Posted By colnago62

Enve SES bars. I donít run mine that way but...

Enve SES bars. I donít run mine that way but instructions came in the box to be able to do that.
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