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10-14-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,198
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Knowing that my average power will just decrease...

Knowing that my average power will just decrease over time due to aging (and thus get depressing!), I find this "fuel economy" mentality to be a good justification for a power meter. I did a ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I have two wheelsets on my 202 Domane SL7... one...

I have two wheelsets on my 202 Domane SL7... one road and one gravel. The "key" is to get the second set of wheels with a hub that is from the same manufacturer as your original wheels... or has...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By PoorInRichfield

The first kit on this list is likely what you...

The first kit on this list is likely what you need:

Texas Cyclesport Shimano Ultegra R8050 Rim Di2 Groups-Upgrade Kits...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,899
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I'm wondering when either group set will actually...

I'm wondering when either group set will actually be available for purchase and delivery. One video stated, "You *should* be able to buy bikes with the new Dura Ace right now." I'd be surprised if...
01-08-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By PoorInRichfield

What is the knee issue you're dealing with? ...

What is the knee issue you're dealing with? Arthritis? Damage? It's hard to suggest how to manage the issue if we don't know what the issue is.

I have one knee that is arthritic and taking...
12-06-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By PoorInRichfield

When running Zwift on a PC, you can choose higher...

When running Zwift on a PC, you can choose higher resolutions if your PC's graphic card can handle it. I run at 1080p because I have a wimpy laptop, but Zwift can run at 4k if it detects a system...
11-14-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,414
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Very interesting shoe... I'll be interested to...

Very interesting shoe... I'll be interested to hear your feedback. Do you know how wide your fit are? (I.e., D, E, EE, etc.?) On the Competitive Cyclist web site...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,925
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Your bike looks like my bike's twin brother...

Your bike looks like my bike's twin brother (https://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=161899) ;)

With the Dura Ace cassette, I'm assuming you changed your gear ratios? I...
11-11-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,229
Posted By PoorInRichfield

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YLDDrc91GA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YLDDrc91GA
11-05-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,229
Posted By PoorInRichfield

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/384x46/this_thread_is_worthless_without_pics_9092259ba804407a269ba1f27e66468bfab0b218.gif
11-04-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Saturday Morning Cartoons... Back in 2021!

I'm so excited... MeTV announced that they'll be airing 3 hours of cartoons on Saturday mornings, starting in January of 2021... :thumb:...
10-31-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,645
Posted By PoorInRichfield

One thing that makes me sad is when people start...

One thing that makes me sad is when people start "retreating from life" as they get older. I.e., they stop doing the things they want to do or love to do out of fear that something might go wrong. ...
10-29-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,447
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Additional tip I learned from going tubeless this...

Additional tip I learned from going tubeless this year...

Buy a syringe that has a tiny straw for extracting sealant out of your wheels. Since I live in a northern climate where I don't ride...
10-29-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,393
Posted By PoorInRichfield

The power bank does indeed work. Thanks to...

The power bank does indeed work. Thanks to Tourist in MSN for the suggestion! Granted, this solution requires charging the power bank only to charge the Di2 battery hence introducing a "middle man",...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Wow... that's a pretty big difference. It's...

Wow... that's a pretty big difference. It's been my experience that the labelled tire width, like on a Continental GP5000, is usually pretty close to the actual measured width. Given that your rim...
10-24-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,419
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Bob Ross Try the Specialized Purist...

Bob Ross Try the Specialized Purist (http://www.specializedwaterbottles.com/water-bottles/the-purist) line of water bottles. They have a coating inside to prevent making everything in the bottle...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,942
Posted By PoorInRichfield

While I believe everyone should choose a color...

While I believe everyone should choose a color scheme that makes them happy and ignore all the haters, I'm really having a hard time understanding the light blue tape on a red and yellow bike. Not to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,573
Posted By PoorInRichfield

If it's covered under warranty, get the new wheel...

If it's covered under warranty, get the new wheel and move on. If this happens again, then it's time to look for another brand of wheel.
10-15-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,728
Posted By PoorInRichfield

If you've already decided winter will be rotten,...

If you've already decided winter will be rotten, then it will be for you. My winter, however, will be great regardless of the weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,263
Posted By PoorInRichfield

My wife buys these cranberry cookies from a local...

My wife buys these cranberry cookies from a local organic health food store's bakery which I wish I could carry on my rides as they taste freakin' amazing. However, that's probably not realistic as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,263
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Your Favorite Non-Sugar Bomb Energy Bar Brand

TL;DR;
What is your favorite energy bar brand to take with you on long rides that isn't excessively high in sugar and carbs?

For those that like to read...
A million years ago when I started...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,854
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I second Light Bicycle. Absolute top-notch...

I second Light Bicycle. Absolute top-notch wheels for 1/2 the price of the big brands. The best part is that you can build your own wheel set to your own specs if you want using top-quality, top...
10-03-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,197
Posted By PoorInRichfield

One more thing to reduce hand and wrist pain that...

One more thing to reduce hand and wrist pain that I tried recently and it certainly worked for me:
Brake Hoods Tilted Inward... Have You Tried It?...
10-02-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,197
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Dems fightin' words! :D I have a 2020 Domane...

Dems fightin' words! :D

I have a 2020 Domane SL7 and love it, but it's my opinion that both bikes are great bikes and you'll likely be happy with either (or neither!) Buy which ever one is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,035
Posted By PoorInRichfield

https://ccache.cc/blogs/newsroom/2019-road-groupse...

https://ccache.cc/blogs/newsroom/2019-road-groupset-weight-comparison
10-01-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I personally prefer a smart trainer for the...

I personally prefer a smart trainer for the following reasons:

I don't like having technology and hardware "tightly coupled". With a smart trainer, almost all the technology that will change...
10-01-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,389
Posted By PoorInRichfield

LOL! Nope, you and I are the only two I think :(...

LOL! Nope, you and I are the only two I think :( My wife has a lung condition and I can't afford to get sick and thus get her sick.

I live in a county where pretty much everyone I talk to has...
10-01-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,276
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Disc brakes can be "sexy"... just need to work at...

Disc brakes can be "sexy"... just need to work at it a little :D
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,466
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Agreed! Let's start with Di2 for Shimano 105!...

Agreed! Let's start with Di2 for Shimano 105! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,466
Posted By PoorInRichfield

My Domane has "suspension" so-to-speak and so...

My Domane has "suspension" so-to-speak and so does the Specialized Roubaix, but nothing like MTB bikes. That idea has already been tried and failed multiple times as shown with the 2015 Pinarello...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,466
Posted By PoorInRichfield

While not a game-changer for the bike itself, I'm...

While not a game-changer for the bike itself, I'm hopefully that someday we won't have to be so afraid to ride on the road...

MotorTrend: Future Audis Could "Talk" With Pedestrians, Bicyclists...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,466
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I think you might be onto something with 3D...

I think you might be onto something with 3D printing. Perhaps the future of roadie cycling will be affordable personalized fit rather than just having to buy one-size-fits-all. Specialized and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,155
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Specialized Pathfinder Pro. I wanted something...

Specialized Pathfinder Pro. I wanted something with a center ridge for road riding but with some kind of "bite" for cornering on gravel. Some say those knobbies won't matter in gravel, but I say...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,155
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Good call-out on the front derailleur... I have...

Good call-out on the front derailleur... I have the same on my bike with the 38mm tires. I see your bike is a Project One... is it an SLR?

I also like the 650b option posted by blakcloud . I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,155
Posted By PoorInRichfield

The recommended 700x38 max is pretty accurate. I...

The recommended 700x38 max is pretty accurate. I don't think you're going to find a road bike with Ultegra that can handle a much larger tire as the crankset limits the bottom bracket width. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,155
Posted By PoorInRichfield

My previous Domane, a 2014 5.2 with several...

My previous Domane, a 2014 5.2 with several upgrades...https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/img_20200224_164506_56e6d5df97bf8ba0bad300259bac66ba7e9ffde5.jpg
My current...
09-22-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,510
Posted By PoorInRichfield

If the OP was concerned about weight, he'd be...

If the OP was concerned about weight, he'd be looking at a Trek Emonda. The Domane is an endurance bike with front and rear ISO decouplers that work quite well for dampening shock from the rider. ...
09-22-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,510
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I guess it's up to you to decide if that price is...

I guess it's up to you to decide if that price is a deal or not, but as a 2020 Domane SL7 owner for the past year, I must say that I absolutely love my bike.

Does the shop you're buying from...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,167
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Will 23C be around for a long time? Yes Would I...

Will 23C be around for a long time? Yes
Would I purchase a new bike that is limited to 23C tires? No.. no matter how good the price
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,357
Posted By PoorInRichfield

My worthless opinion... If your budget...

My worthless opinion...

If your budget allows, I'd go with the Giant. The Giant has all the modern technologies (except electronic shifting) and would likely make you a very happy camper for...
09-16-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,912
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Got all the parts and now I have my two...

Got all the parts and now I have my two wheelsets...

For gravel...
...
09-15-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I second Tifosi. I personally am an Oakley fan,...

I second Tifosi. I personally am an Oakley fan, but I think their glasses are way over-priced. My experience with Tifosi glasses is that they are optically clear (many lower price glasses aren't),...
09-11-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,944
Posted By PoorInRichfield

There's no rule saying one can't just continue...

There's no rule saying one can't just continue with the N+1 "rule", but relatively recent advances in bike technology (like disc brakes on road bikes) have now made it possible to be relatively happy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,279
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Assuming you're talking about the tape on my bars...

Assuming you're talking about the tape on my bars (black), it's this:
https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/pro-race-comfort-handlebar-tape

I wanted a cheaper alternative to LizardSkin DSP...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,279
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Rather than just theorize if this brake hood...

Rather than just theorize if this brake hood adjustment is good or not, I'm a firm believer in "don't knock it until you've tried it"... so I tried it today.

The Experiment

I didn't go...
09-04-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,182
Posted By PoorInRichfield

^ Agree. It's my (unpopular) opinion that if...

^ Agree.

It's my (unpopular) opinion that if you have to be nearly vertical on a bike to feel comfortable, chances are you've got some underlying health issues that are preventing you from bending...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,608
Posted By PoorInRichfield

SeattleRider57 Is your bike a disc or rim brake...

SeattleRider57 Is your bike a disc or rim brake version?

I highly recommend going with a 25mm wide rim, like the Aeolus Pro 3Vs, if you're running disc brakes. If not, so sorry...:p

As...
09-03-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,981
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Best Online "Saddle Finder"

If you've been cycling for any amount of time, then you already know that finding a saddle that's compatible with your backside can be an expensive and frustrating "trial-and-error" process. While...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,846
Posted By PoorInRichfield

LOL! If it makes you feel better, the entire...

LOL! If it makes you feel better, the entire world is having weight issues, not just the USA. While one can have some control over his or her weight, one can't really control one's foot width...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,711
Posted By PoorInRichfield

FWIW... I've been buying inexpensive shorts on...

FWIW... I've been buying inexpensive shorts on eBay straight from China and thought they were a good deal. They look good enough, fit OK, and last long enough... especially for the price. However,...
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