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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,523
Posted By Dan333SP

A far cheaper way to not be without your bike...

A far cheaper way to not be without your bike while getting the wheel fixed is to just have a cheap pair of backup wheels. Hell, the shop may even have a wheel they can loan you while they repair the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,740
Posted By Dan333SP

I have a Trek with BB86 pressfit. Despite all the...

I have a Trek with BB86 pressfit. Despite all the hate, I've literally never had a single issue with it and I'm probably at 45,000 miles on the original bearings. Still no play, totally smooth.
02-26-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

I think there's lag both ways, between the power...

I think there's lag both ways, between the power you're putting to the pedals back to the game and also between the game and your smart trainer's resistance setting. Any set of rolling hills like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,969
Posted By Dan333SP

Not really, tbh, within certain limits. I notice...

Not really, tbh, within certain limits. I notice someone is much smaller than me when I'm trying to draft and can't quite get low enough, this seems to be the case with riders maybe 5'5" and under...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,614
Posted By Dan333SP

The position on the bike will depend on the fit...

The position on the bike will depend on the fit you get. Why don't you measure your current setup and see if an S3 can accommodate what works for you? Someone else's experience with fit on a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,905
Posted By Dan333SP

TIL that Claris now looks exactly like 105....

TIL that Claris now looks exactly like 105. Shimano really is big on the trickle down tech.
01-13-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

Zwift got me through the entire Mandalorian...

Zwift got me through the entire Mandalorian series recently which reignited my decades-dormant scifi nerdery.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,571
Posted By Dan333SP

Coming off a stomach bug that's kept me off the...

Coming off a stomach bug that's kept me off the bike for a while, this just got me pumped up to go ride. Nothing beats that feeling of absolute freedom, you captured it perfectly.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,838
Posted By Dan333SP

You were just in Mallorca too, no? Would love to...

You were just in Mallorca too, no? Would love to see some empty road photos from there as well!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,838
Posted By Dan333SP

Here was my view last week, riding in the Outer...

Here was my view last week, riding in the Outer Banks while with family for the holiday. Pretty much deserted this time of year, which is simultaneously eerie and wonderful. This is from Kitty Hawk....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,838
Posted By Dan333SP

Lucky duck. I'm sitting here in my office in...

Lucky duck. I'm sitting here in my office in Richmond for the last 7 hours wishing I were "sick" and riding outside in short sleeves.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 35,337
Posted By Dan333SP

They could have at least waited until Friday, not...

They could have at least waited until Friday, not very considerate. How's the resume looking?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 35,337
Posted By Dan333SP

I know the feeling. Ride on Saturday was my first...

I know the feeling. Ride on Saturday was my first outside ride in 2 months thanks to work and baby. Turns out Zwift has kept me in decent shape as I was able to do my first solo 22 mph ride...
12-18-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

Have you told her she needs to vlog every workout...

Have you told her she needs to vlog every workout for the next year or else... ?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,213
Posted By Dan333SP

Not really one ride, more like a few weeks of...

Not really one ride, more like a few weeks of rides, but there was a period from early to late June where I did a BikeMS event one weekend for 175 miles, then rented a road bike in Montreal the...
12-16-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

Our little one just hit 4 months, so my daily...

Our little one just hit 4 months, so my daily routine is just putting her in a little electric swing thing next to the trainer where she smiles and laughs while she watches me suffer each morning for...
12-16-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

One thing that may be of interest... I mentioned...

One thing that may be of interest... I mentioned earlier in the thread how Canyon-SRAM have signed a Zwift competition winner to a contract each year since 2016. Although these ladies aren't winning...
12-16-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

As someone that has raced a real bike plenty of...

As someone that has raced a real bike plenty of times, and has now also started racing a virtual bike, I can tell you that the physical load on my body is exactly the same in a virtual race as it...
12-13-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

This is a weird thing to be disgusted by, tbh. No...

This is a weird thing to be disgusted by, tbh. No one is claiming that Zwift is 1 for 1 directly comparable to real world racing, but the people who are at the top of the Zwift racing ladders are...
12-13-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

Let me rephrase that for you- Anyone who takes...

Let me rephrase that for you- Anyone who takes real bike racing seriously (young and old) know that there's no short cut to structure and it's going to hurt.

IME, a fairly large majority of Zwift...
12-13-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

That's why most of us take it tongue-in-cheek...

That's why most of us take it tongue-in-cheek when talking about "performance" or anything competitive in Zwift, and there's absolutely no harm in that. Like I said, it has been revolutionary for...
12-12-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

I care. A lot. And they care when they expect a...

I care. A lot. And they care when they expect a Ride On in return but instead get a 500 watt kick in the teeth.
12-11-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

This happens to me when I travel and only have...

This happens to me when I travel and only have access to stationary bikes are in the hotel gym. No idea how people can stand those things. I usually end up using the recumbent stationary and...
12-10-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

Another Zwift ProTip: When you're just riding...

Another Zwift ProTip: When you're just riding around minding your own virtual business and you get a wheel sucker, wait until they give you a Ride On and then drope the hamer and ride them off your...
12-09-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

I turned off Zwift sounds and chats a while ago,...

I turned off Zwift sounds and chats a while ago, I am become curmudgeon.
12-09-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan333SP

One Zwift ProTip for the masses: Make sure you...

One Zwift ProTip for the masses: Make sure you add your excuse for lack of pace into your user name (and use ALLCAPS) so people know why they're passing you.

Examples:

D. 333SP (65+)
D. 333SP...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 112,436
Posted By Dan333SP

Here’s me riding the real Richmond cobbles last...

Here’s me riding the real Richmond cobbles last month. No jet engine hum, just the sound of my teeth and cables and chain rattling.

New house and new baby means riding outside is next to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,560
Posted By Dan333SP

That bar positioning is like the inverse of...

That bar positioning is like the inverse of timtak.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,719
Posted By Dan333SP

I use GP4000/5000 tires and the limiting factor...

I use GP4000/5000 tires and the limiting factor in tire life is almost never actual wear down to the cords, it's getting little nicks or gashes that I can't fix with superglue and I no longer trust....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,198
Posted By Dan333SP

Wish we had a downvote option for bad posts.

Wish we had a downvote option for bad posts.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,382
Posted By Dan333SP

I will say, the larger sunglasses are IMO much...

I will say, the larger sunglasses are IMO much better as it's harder for air to sneak under the lenses and irritate your eyes. I never liked the tiny lens style from the mid-2000s.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,560
Posted By Dan333SP

My apologies, the COLD WEATHER is getting to me....

My apologies, the COLD WEATHER is getting to me. I'll get with my watch guy so that we can review the latest catalogue from Patek before making outlandish and insulting claims about your particular...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,560
Posted By Dan333SP

I'm not sure I understand. Maybe the Hasselblad...

I'm not sure I understand. Maybe the Hasselblad you used to take these photos was set on the wrong image size, so it's hard to be 100% certain on the model, but it appears you have a Patek Philippe...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,198
Posted By Dan333SP

Biggest hurdle to entering a bike race is the...

Biggest hurdle to entering a bike race is the fear of getting dropped.

Let me put this out there... literally no one other than you cares that you got dropped. The people in the race probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,560
Posted By Dan333SP

trekmogul you need to make up your treachery to...

trekmogul you need to make up your treachery to Trek by buying at least 5 world championship edition Madone framesets now that Pedersen is in the rainbow stripes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,294
Posted By Dan333SP

Pro TT bikes essentially have one giant dork disc...

Pro TT bikes essentially have one giant dork disc in the back, so if it’s good enough for them I don’t see why rec riders keep removing them.
09-29-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,888
Posted By Dan333SP

No prob! If you have a recent iPhone they do...

No prob! If you have a recent iPhone they do display Zwift natively at 16:9 so you could use that hooked up to a monitor or TV without a cropped image, should work with the same adapter as what you’d...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,112
Posted By Dan333SP

It's about the same for me in percentage terms....

It's about the same for me in percentage terms. My max is around 185, and I know I can hold 172 bpm (93%) for extended periods during hard rides or races, but if I creep above 175 I'm done and need...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,595
Posted By Dan333SP

Fixed it for you.

Fixed it for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 177,347
Posted By Dan333SP

2.5 weeks in to fatherhood and back at work today...

2.5 weeks in to fatherhood and back at work today for the first time, the "vacation" is over :(.

The baby girl is healthy and happy and shockingly cute, given my normal aversion to newborns....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 177,347
Posted By Dan333SP

Thanks all! She’s happy and healthy and...

Thanks all! She’s happy and healthy and surprisingly low maintenance so far, although I’m sure that will change. I followed the advice of ksryder and found a Cyclops Magnus on FB marketplace locally...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,637
Posted By Dan333SP

Comment hall of fame right here

Comment hall of fame right here
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,637
Posted By Dan333SP

Putting 2k carbon aero rims on the Trek would...

Putting 2k carbon aero rims on the Trek would have defeated the entire purpose of the test, which was to keep the “cheap” bike build under a specific price point. Not sure why these types of videos...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Dan333SP

Check your skewers. Had an identical click under...

Check your skewers. Had an identical click under identical circumstances, thought it was my headset, then my BB, then finally pulled both skewers and greased them with chain lube. Creaking out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 177,347
Posted By Dan333SP

We may also put an offer on a house in the near...

We may also put an offer on a house in the near future, because why not make the two most expensive choices you can realistically make as an adult at basically the same time?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 177,347
Posted By Dan333SP

Hey folks. Just about 3 weeks to go until the...

Hey folks. Just about 3 weeks to go until the first baby (a girl) arrives, which explains my absence round these parts. I've been riding every day per usual, but am fully expecting that to dwindle...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,697
Posted By Dan333SP

Commuting and towing a kiddo trailer are two...

Commuting and towing a kiddo trailer are two scenarios where I can personally see myself wanting an e-bike. I definitely don't see any issue with their proliferation other than the increased risk to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,400
Posted By Dan333SP

The answer to this thread is Doge's kid :)

The answer to this thread is Doge's kid :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,294
Posted By Dan333SP

If it's a gradual incline with kickers in the...

If it's a gradual incline with kickers in the middle (say, 4-5% with short bits over 10%), I'll go anaerobic on the short pitches and recover on the more gradual stretch that follows.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,400
Posted By Dan333SP

What you're really looking for is a continuation...

What you're really looking for is a continuation of the "Merckx rules" hour record, where people would run basically the same equipment Eddy used in 1972. Those rules were abandoned in 2014 in favor...
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