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Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,528
Posted By colnago62

Thats what Trek Project One does, sort of. The...

Thats what Trek Project One does, sort of. The problem with project one is that unless you like their saddles, your going to toss that. Also, if you want a 130mm stem, your out of luck. You do get to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By colnago62

I think your bearings might be worn out. Press...

I think your bearings might be worn out. Press fit BB90 bearings donít like rain.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 663
Posted By colnago62

The first team I rode with, most rides were like...

The first team I rode with, most rides were like that. We would ride out to a point somewhere. The coach would run us through team oriented intervals and then ride back at the prescribed pace.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 663
Posted By colnago62

Thats why you add the speed. If you know you are...

Thats why you add the speed. If you know you are not in zone 2 at 20mph on flat ground, that ride is going to be too hard for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 663
Posted By colnago62

This might be too much information for some to...

This might be too much information for some to absorb, but if you post it as a 20mph zone 2 or perceived effort or whatever is more understandable ride, that should give people enough information....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,183
Posted By colnago62

Have you heard about the steering for Zwift?...

Have you heard about the steering for Zwift? Basically, a front wheel turntable that connects with bt and will allow you to pick who you draft off of and pick your lines through the corners.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By colnago62

I think the 9100 and 8000 rear derailleurs are a...

I think the 9100 and 8000 rear derailleurs are a better design. They are more tucked and less susceptible to damage in a crash.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
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, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By colnago62

Possible Price Hike At Zwift

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2020/08/zwift-considering-45-month-features-latest.html
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 663
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...
08-06-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By colnago62

Price Hike At Zwift

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2020/08/zwift-considering-45-month-features-latest.html
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,183
Posted By colnago62

I love that track. Great racing. I love the vibe...

I love that track. Great racing. I love the vibe there.
08-06-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,595
Posted By colnago62

He does a good interview, also. British Cycling...

He does a good interview, also. British Cycling sends a lot of their riders to six day events.
08-05-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,595
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: 22,595
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....
08-05-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,595
Posted By colnago62

Pros are able to hold high wattage, which I feel...

Pros are able to hold high wattage, which I feel is more important than peak watts.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,183
Posted By colnago62

I met a sprinter who would drive from Phoenix to...

I met a sprinter who would drive from Phoenix to L.A. to race every week. That was some serious dedication. He must have burned through cars.
08-05-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,595
Posted By colnago62

There are some fast pros. Cavendish, Viviani,...

There are some fast pros. Cavendish, Viviani, Wiggins. Ganna rides for Ineos and is the current 4,000 meter record holder. There are a bunch of riders like this doing cyclocross too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,183
Posted By colnago62

That is a bit of a drive. Back before B.C.,...

That is a bit of a drive. Back before B.C., Canada had built a velodrome, a lot of riders would drive down to race. Alex Stieda would show up on occasion. He was the first North American to wear the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,183
Posted By colnago62

Sure, it will give you something to do.

Sure, it will give you something to do.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,183
Posted By colnago62

Do I really have to explain why it isnít a 3 hour...

Do I really have to explain why it isnít a 3 hour drive to the nearest velodrome? All three Velodromes are in major cities. Getting there is not the issue for riders in the this region.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,183
Posted By colnago62

It is about guys arguing on the Internet.😂😂

It is about guys arguing on the Internet.😂😂
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,183
Posted By colnago62

Even here, where we have 3 velodromes within a 3...

Even here, where we have 3 velodromes within a 3 hour drive, you get that resistance.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,183
Posted By colnago62

Never understood why larger roadies didnít do...

Never understood why larger roadies didnít do more track racing. The training for mass start racing is the same as the road except you might spend one night a week at the velodrome doing intervals.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By colnago62

Where I live, winter road debris comes from the...

Where I live, winter road debris comes from the sand that is used on the road if there is a chance of ice or snow. When they sand, I put on the Gatorskins until the conditions improve in the spring....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By colnago62

Glue is definitely cheaper. Tape is less messy....

Glue is definitely cheaper. Tape is less messy. If I were having to attach a lot tires, definitely glue. If I am only doing a couple wheelsets a year, definitely tape. Example is the person who rides...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,131
Posted By colnago62

He doesnít mention sitting a lot. According to...

He doesnít mention sitting a lot. According to Bike Fit Tuesday, most male riders have their saddles too high. He also mentioned that a lot of bike fitters set them incorrectly too high. If sitting...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,131
Posted By colnago62

On the latest installment of Francis Cadeís Bike...

On the latest installment of Francis Cadeís Bike Fit Tuesday, his fitter friend said that incorrect saddle height could be a cause of hamstring issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,728
Posted By colnago62

A lot of people come here just to argue. It...

A lot of people come here just to argue. It doesnít really matter the topic.
Replies: 5
Views: 724
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...
07-31-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,595
Posted By colnago62

You see it at Jr. Nationals, too, especially...

You see it at Jr. Nationals, too, especially around the 15-16. Some kid shows up and dominates all the endurance disciplines at 15 on the road and track, they usually are going somewhere if they...
07-31-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,595
Posted By colnago62

I havenít read the book, but remember the buzz...

I havenít read the book, but remember the buzz when it came out. I somewhat disagree with the premise. I am a musician who plays in a regional orchestra (Not one of the big boys). There is a local...
07-31-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,595
Posted By colnago62

He pulled an amazing win in Buergos in Spain. He...

He pulled an amazing win in Buergos in Spain. He dropped Chavez and Yates and rode solo to a mountain top finish.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,728
Posted By colnago62

Where I live, for most here, 85 degrees is...

Where I live, for most here, 85 degrees is considered very hot. In other places, it doesnít get as low as that all summer. Our bodies adjust to the perception of cold and hot at some level. I wonder...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,460
Posted By colnago62

In my younger days, I believed I could eat...

In my younger days, I believed I could eat anything and be healthy if I was riding enough. I have found that not to be true. One can ride a lot and still have high cholesterol, blood pressure and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,728
Posted By colnago62

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

Dude, he knows more than you about this. Let it go.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,728
Posted By colnago62

It might be a regional thing. I live in the PNW....

It might be a regional thing. I live in the PNW. I would consider an 80 plus degree day very hot. Many places in the country 80 degrees is on the cooler side of summer temps.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By colnago62

Tape is the way to go for most situations. Like...

Tape is the way to go for most situations. Like you said, so much faster than gluing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,728
Posted By colnago62

Does A Base Layer Keep A Rider Cooler in Hot Weather

I have always felt that a base layer holds your sweat closer to your body which helps regulate cooling. You do see a lot of riders who do not use a base layer when itís hot. I wonder if it doesnít...
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
07-28-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By colnago62

I donít really see a lot of people wearing them....

I donít really see a lot of people wearing them. Maybe they donít fit a lot different faces. Can you return them for a different style.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By colnago62

Saddle position also has a lot to do with the...

Saddle position also has a lot to do with the type of riding that you are doing. For example saddle position for time trialing or the track racing. A zero setback post might be completely appropriate...
07-28-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,595
Posted By colnago62

A friend of mine got to know Charlie Walsh pretty...

A friend of mine got to know Charlie Walsh pretty well. https://cycling.org.au/nat/charlie-walsh. He told me that back in the day, Australia had a system they used to test natural talent/potential....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By colnago62

Here is a video on how to check if your tires are...

Here is a video on how to check if your tires are glued.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=om-srNuxHI8
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: 22,595
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
07-25-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,307
Posted By colnago62

This goes much deeper than cyclists losing data....

This goes much deeper than cyclists losing data. I read in an article that Garmin is big in the flight industry for navigation and such. All those services are down also.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,198
Posted By colnago62

I have been using a Sweat Gtr. They do a pretty...

I have been using a Sweat Gtr. They do a pretty good job of directing sweat away from your eyes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By colnago62

There have been guys who have used sealant in...

There have been guys who have used sealant in their tubulars and claimed it worked fine. I have never tried it. Sealant is cheap, so it wouldnít hurt to try it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By colnago62

How long have the tires been glued on? Tubular...

How long have the tires been glued on? Tubular cement dries out over time. It will seem fine when riding around under most conditions but will roll when there is a lot of lateral force like in a...
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