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Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 304
Posted By rubiksoval

Yes. I've been super impressed. Within a 1w...

Yes. I've been super impressed. Within a 1w difference in rolling resistance compared to latex, but only weigh 42-43 grams (700x23) AND don't lose much air... only have to pump the tires once a week...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 515
Posted By MinnMan

A power meter, without structured training? Musings after a couple of years.

First off, unless you do structured training, I do not think that anybody actually needs a power meter. I have had a PM for a couple of years, without aspirations for structured training Ė itís a...
07-22-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By PeteHski

Yes itís scary how this is ramping up....

Yes itís scary how this is ramping up. Unfortunately I just donít see things changing quickly enough to avert the obvious issues. Too much conflicting politics, complacency and resistance to change.
07-21-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By Milton Keynes

Don't be that guy...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cl23oQJqao&t=62s
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 936
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

In my youth, riding my motorcycle way too fast in...

In my youth, riding my motorcycle way too fast in the Alps, I found that starting with the a light rear brake to sort of steady the bike and then adding as much front brake as necessary worked best....
07-20-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,273
Posted By prj71

Yes. I join the gym every winter (roughly...

Yes.

I join the gym every winter (roughly Nov. - March) and go there after work every evening except the one night a week I fat bike.

I do the elliptical for an hour at high setting and then do...
07-20-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,169
Posted By GhostRider62

860 calories in an hour implies an average power...

860 calories in an hour implies an average power of around 240-250 watts. This would take a lot of fitness to achieve. To only go 15 mph on 240-250 watts would mean either a stiff headwind or...
07-20-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By dmanders

What Terry said above! I once was on a...

What Terry said above! I once was on a betablocker for my BP and tolerated it but didn't care for the effect on my riding. I am now on Losartan and Amlodopine and am comfortable with those. They are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,077
Posted By Broctoon

The cost will be hundreds of dollars more than...

The cost will be hundreds of dollars more than anything we have now, and they will be the only system offered on any serious, high quality road bike.

I fully expect this.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,077
Posted By WhyFi

It's been done and on rim brakes, none the less.

It's been done and on rim brakes, none the less.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 936
Posted By Badger6

In that regard, you are correct eduskator . ...

In that regard, you are correct eduskator .

But, in terms of proper bike handling, learning to modulate th rear brake is a far better (and safer) option.
07-18-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,724
Posted By livedarklions

This stuff doesn't translate well for humans,...

This stuff doesn't translate well for humans, however. If it did, men would never shave their faces.
07-18-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By Wildwood

My bigger worry than spinning out 56X11 - is...

My bigger worry than spinning out 56X11 - is trying to turn the 44X26 on the last 10% climb home. :p
07-18-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,941
Posted By GhostRider62

Other exercise physiologists have different...

Other exercise physiologists have different numbers than he. But, just using what you provide. Let's say a rider has an established FTP of 300 watts.

106% of FTP would be 318 watts for VO2 max....
07-17-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By suri

Cervelo r5 power meter

Thanks folks for the multiple suggestions. After evaluating these I went for the Assioma pedal meter - the other options needed some tweaks to the crank, so just went for the simplest option! (btw...
07-16-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,724
Posted By RChung

Probably wise. I don't even take all my advice.

Probably wise. I don't even take all my advice.
07-16-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,724
Posted By livedarklions

But the danger is that you'll spend too much on...

But the danger is that you'll spend too much on gear, won't be able to afford food, and lose 5 pounds from not eating.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,077
Posted By Broctoon

This thread is turning into a very interesting...

This thread is turning into a very interesting discussion/debate on marketing...

- Push vs. pull, or influence of the demand vs. supply side of the retail economy. Kind of a chicken or egg...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,077
Posted By Sy Reene

The degree to which disc brakes are better than...

The degree to which disc brakes are better than rim brakes, is not important to the manufacturers. To the manufacturers, a large part of their impetus is that they needed to have something on the...
07-16-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,724
Posted By livedarklions

Trait?! You think this is genetic? Oh,...

Trait?! You think this is genetic?

Oh, wait, you probably do.....
07-15-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,724
Posted By Troul

A must see if there's a funny bone in your soul...

A must see if there's a funny bone in your soul anywhere.
07-15-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,561
Posted By Wileyone

We need a "dislike" button.

We need a "dislike" button.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By UniGeezer

Top 10 steepest streets in San Francisco... On a unicycle!

This was the most difficult unicycling challenge I've ever attempted, and definitely a personal record for me. The climbs ranged from 31% to a seemingly impossible 41% grade! And to be honest, after...
07-13-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,727
Posted By ClydeClydeson

alo You are making some big assumption about why...

alo You are making some big assumption about why people age giving the advice they are.

From my perspective, I have nothing against wider saddles for an upright riding position, but the winged...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,430
Posted By Hermes

terrymorse Yes, Jefferson. Great pics and...

terrymorse Yes, Jefferson. Great pics and illustration. I doubt it will do Larry any good. Rules do not seem to apply to him.

I found Woodside one of the most cycling friendly areas. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,430
Posted By genejockey

That's not my experience. Turning left from 84...

That's not my experience. Turning left from 84 to Canada I get in the left lane, make my intention clear, and make sure to take my turn. I almost never have to come to a dead, foot-down stop, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,430
Posted By genejockey

I've managed to go through those intersections...

I've managed to go through those intersections hundreds of times without stopping because I go slowly enough that I can look where the cops hang out AND slowly enough so I COULD stop if I saw one. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,674
Posted By big john

That's true but I still think there are fewer...

That's true but I still think there are fewer knuckleheads on the harder rides, especially the rides which aren't heavily advertised. That said, a friend was doing the Eastern Sierra double one year...
07-11-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,434
Posted By Shp4man

I rode from Chula Vista to Imperial beach and...

I rode from Chula Vista to Imperial beach and back today. Checked out the ocean, an E-bike store, a bar (I'm not perfect) :) . Got some miles in, don't feel too bad either. Nice. Wasn't bad at all.
07-11-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 187,482
Posted By Chandne

58 miles and 4,850 ft from Idaho Springs, CO to...

58 miles and 4,850 ft from Idaho Springs, CO to the top of Loveland Pass. Beautiful scenery!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,078
Posted By RChung

People I've helped have won real world TTs,...

People I've helped have won real world TTs, Olympic medals, set world records, and beat their brother-in-law in the annual family race. They were pretty happy, and not just academically.


A guy I...
07-09-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,634
Posted By GhostRider62

Too much fructose cause GI distress for...

Too much fructose cause GI distress for me.....gas, bloating, etc. Sucrose already has one part fructose. Gatorade? Not for me either.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,674
Posted By big john

The bloodshed is the biggest turn-off to these...

The bloodshed is the biggest turn-off to these rides for me. Descents and anything technical. There is a charity ride near here that I have done 10 times because groups from my club do it. There is a...
07-09-21, 04:15 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,634
Posted By MoAlpha

A LOT of vomiting and diarrhea or...

A LOT of vomiting and diarrhea or hyperaldosteronism or certain kidney diseases or are eating industrial quantities of licorice...
07-09-21, 03:07 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,862
Posted By PeteHski

Pro riders literally train their gut to absorb...

Pro riders literally train their gut to absorb more carbs than normal. Like most human things it becomes a matter of adaptation. 120g+ per hour is achievable for some. I suspect most of the pros...
07-08-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,634
Posted By MoAlpha

Dr. MoAlpha agrees with Dr. Mirkin, and adds that...

Dr. MoAlpha agrees with Dr. Mirkin, and adds that the body has stores of potassium which anyone with a halfway decent diet can replete without supplementation. This goes double for magnesium, another...
07-08-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,629
Posted By PeteHski

I enjoy both bikes (being an engineer) and riding...

I enjoy both bikes (being an engineer) and riding bikes. For me those two things are not mutually exclusive.
07-08-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,634
Posted By ksryder

Lots of good tips here, I'll just add that...

Lots of good tips here, I'll just add that replacing electrolytes is no joke--I've had two friends end up in the hospital with hypernatremia. Highly simplified explanation is that at a certain point...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,840
Posted By TMonk

So I bought some new wheels recently (Bontrager...

So I bought some new wheels recently (Bontrager Aeolus 3 TLR) for my daily driver Giant TCR. I thought I'd try tubeless since I just wanted to try something new. I do ride tubeless on my MTB, just...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,430
Posted By big john

Probably the silliest thing you have written on...

Probably the silliest thing you have written on this forum. Just because you can antagonize recreational riders into dueling with you doesn't mean all fast riders are going to do it. If you taunt...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,430
Posted By genejockey

"No offense, man, but here's an insult." Don't...

"No offense, man, but here's an insult." Don't say "no offense" and then be offensive.

Fast riders don't always ride fast. Even over the course of a single ride, I, who do not consider myself a...
07-07-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,899
Posted By genejockey

That's kind of what I've been doing, since the...

That's kind of what I've been doing, since the last time I hit HRmax was about 20 years ago and I don't have any idea what it is now.
07-06-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,862
Posted By woodcraft

The bakery scene. ...

The bakery scene.


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07-06-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Bald Paul

I just had to do this!

Rode a route on Saturday, about 28 miles, and when I uploaded my ride to Garmin Connect, I noticed there was a segment that basically covered the last 1/2 mile. So, on Monday, I rode it again, and...
07-05-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,957
Posted By writespeak

Wear what you want to wear. People can think what...

Wear what you want to wear. People can think what they want, but would they change what they do because of what you think? Of course not. So, why should we change anything because of what they might...
07-05-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,862
Posted By GhostRider62

80-90 grams of carbs is not roughly 500 calories....

80-90 grams of carbs is not roughly 500 calories.

The pace and duration before exhausting muscle glycogen and liver storage that one can ride is highly variable with individual metabolic...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 844
Posted By Excelsius

An update: I actually used Garmin Connect to...

An update: I actually used Garmin Connect to create a few courses and it wasn't bad at all. It seems Garmin has fixed some of the issues it used to have in the past, like the inability to duplicate a...
07-03-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,368
Posted By genejockey

Exactly. We don't ride in a vacuum. And if...

Exactly. We don't ride in a vacuum.

And if we did, we'd die.
07-03-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,629
Posted By tomato coupe

[/color] That's easy. Informed people spend...

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That's easy. Informed people spend their money the way you do. Uninformed people buy things that you don't want or need.
07-03-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,368
Posted By genejockey

The problem is, and the flaw in the discussion...

The problem is, and the flaw in the discussion that Maxim What'shisname is attempting to exploit is that we're using the WRONG TERM. "Weight" is a measure of force, specifically mass x gravity. ...
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