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10-10-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By tempocyclist

You pay your money and you take your chances. I...

You pay your money and you take your chances. I wouldn't buy a dodgy no name trainer from AliExpress, but hey...


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10-07-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,473
Posted By shelbyfv

OP, this isn't complicated but you got some...

OP, this isn't complicated but you got some incomplete info as to when the chain should be replaced. Change it based on actual wear, rather than mileage or age. You will have to measure it, either...
10-07-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,473
Posted By Koyote

You answered the question in your first paragraph.

You answered the question in your first paragraph.
10-04-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By zacster

I downloaded Systm after using Sufferfest for...

I downloaded Systm after using Sufferfest for years and once you get past the somewhat different interface it is still the same product under the sheets. The new functionality seems mostly to be...
09-30-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By unterhausen

Do you have the Long Riders jersey on zwift? ...

Do you have the Long Riders jersey on zwift? GOLONGRIDERS
Apparently one of the creators of Long Riders has had group rides on zwift
09-29-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By Arbaaz11

I am using Rouvy and was super interested in...

I am using Rouvy and was super interested in using Sufferfest for training and improving. Is it wise to use Wahoo Systm at this stage? Can I still use Sufferfest?

btw - nice profile pic - I know...
09-28-21, 01:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,222
Posted By nigsy

I don't know why Jersey manufacturers don't...

I don't know why Jersey manufacturers don't simply put a bit of velcro over one pocket? One of the Jerseys I have actually has a plastic pouch in one of the back pockets that is sewn into the jersey...
09-27-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By gthomson

So I found some articles online and this is a...

So I found some articles online and this is a problem other rides are having. After reading the extensive article below, I had an idea that it might have been my VPN I was connecting through which...
09-19-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By chaadster

I have a GoPro Hero4 Session: 1. It’s old;...

I have a GoPro Hero4 Session:

1. It’s old; bought on release, so maybe ‘15? Dunno.

2. above all, I like that it’s super tiny.

3. I dislike the short battery life primarily, but there are...
Replies: 44
Views: 1,781
Posted By unterhausen

Ever since the advent of tubeless tires and...

Ever since the advent of tubeless tires and tubeless ready rims, I have been putting the last bit of bead in place at the valve. Yes, you have to push the valve in so that the tube isn't stuck, but...
09-14-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Iride01

I just love mystery posts where we have to draw...

I just love mystery posts where we have to draw our own conclusion to why the OP was even made.
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By clasher

Got to ride a centenary 200k yesterday! Pretty...

Got to ride a centenary 200k yesterday! Pretty awesome turnout for our rides, we had 24 starters and only one DNF. The route had some gravel and a headwind for the last 100km that was gusty, ~50km/h...
09-10-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By genejockey

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/962x481/no_capes_e455134b3312f24919a79c3143d0084ec82de229.jpg
09-10-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By spelger

immediately after i get out of my car i walk to...

immediately after i get out of my car i walk to the laptop and turn it on. it is slow to start so i get everything in the house then come back out to the garage and launch zwift.

just yesterday...
09-07-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,398
Posted By unterhausen

That really stinks, sorry it happened to you. I...

That really stinks, sorry it happened to you. I have seen riders make sharp turns before. I have also seen people post on here about runners that did a quick u-turn. I generally slow way down when...
09-07-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,398
Posted By delbiker1

I do not see how anyone that was not involved, or...

I do not see how anyone that was not involved, or was an on hand eye witness, can give testament to who, if not both, were at fault. Even then, often, the parties involved are the not the most...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By downtube42

Crater Lake 1200 pre-ride, a week following the...

Crater Lake 1200 pre-ride, a week following the SR600. Tough ride, stunningly beautiful along the coast and in the forests. Sadly, Crater Lake was hidden in wildfire smoke when I came through. The...
08-31-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,005
Posted By caloso

New riders tend to use too big of a gear and mash...

New riders tend to use too big of a gear and mash a slow cadence, which can be uncomfortable and put stress on the knees, so you'll see a lot of advice to increase cadence. Don't think that applies...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By downtube42

Day 2 and 3. I'm really going to have to shorten...

Day 2 and 3. I'm really going to have to shorten this up, as it's late and I have a 1200k starting in two days. I'll hit the highlights.

Nothing was open at Dufur for breakfast, so we ate what...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By downtube42

This PNW summer has been unusually warm with some...

This PNW summer has been unusually warm with some extremely hot periods, and quite dry. This ride does a large loop around Mt. Hood. The west side of Hood is typically cool and damp, where the east...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By downtube42

Well that's done. What an adventure. Concerns for...

Well that's done. What an adventure. Concerns for heat were unfounded; we were generally okay on the flats and climbs, cold on the descents, and scary freezing cold on the night descents, of which...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By downtube42

I'm riding my first SR600 this coming weekend -...

I'm riding my first SR600 this coming weekend - Oregon Six Passes SR600. To compound things, I'm the new route owner. The previous owner isn't involved anymore, and it start/finishes about a mile...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By clasher

Finished my 400K for the season, just have a 600...

Finished my 400K for the season, just have a 600 left. This was a route I developed... tried to pre-ride it last year but snapped a saddle rail a 100km into it and decided to head home. I didn't...
Replies: 87
Views: 6,289
Posted By unterhausen

I'm studying French right now. I was really...

I'm studying French right now. I was really unhappy with myself for not studying more before 2019. There is a plugin so you can get youtube and netflix captioning in French (and English...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By antimonysarah

I...spent over 600 miles on the road in a car...

I...spent over 600 miles on the road in a car scouting roads for a new 600k last weekend? (yes, miles, because a: scouting multiple options and b: had to come home as I couldn't get it all done in...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By clasher

Got my 300k for 2021 done. I designed the course...

Got my 300k for 2021 done. I designed the course so luckily only a 6km ride to the start... we had a good turnout, around 12 folks for a miserable forecast. The route itself is very scenic and a bit...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By ThermionicScott

Another randonneur relayed to me that work horses...

Another randonneur relayed to me that work horses will pick up speed when they're getting close to home. Farmers figured they could "smell the barn." Seems to hold true for me, when you near your...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By downtube42

R12 completed! Actually last weekend, with a...

R12 completed!

Actually last weekend, with a 200k perm. Ridgefield-Etna-Silverstar starts/ends in Portland but most of the miles are across the river in Washington state. The ride crosses the I-5...
07-15-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By unterhausen

I have a feeling there is something going on with...

I have a feeling there is something going on with the phone. Is it an older phone? Wahoo gives up on older versions of phone OS very quickly in my estimation. They told me to buy a new phone when...
07-12-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By msu2001la

There are two types of worlds on Zwift....

There are two types of worlds on Zwift. GPS-accurate worlds, and everything else.
GPS accurate worlds = London, Richmond, Innsbruck, Yorkshire, Paris and NYC. In those worlds, the routes are GPS...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By clasher

Got my first official 200k of the season done,...

Got my first official 200k of the season done, it's one of my favourite routes... about 1800m of elevation. Weather was almost perfect, not too hot or humid, sun was out for a change too. We've had...
06-30-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,016
Posted By downtube42

You said this "why this is the first year since...

You said this
"why this is the first year since the race started that the winner wasn't in the 7-9 day range."

Which seemed wrong to me since I've followed this race since it's inception, and...
06-28-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,016
Posted By Rick

Race across America

first female cyclist to win Race Across America (https://road.cc/content/news/cyclist-becomes-first-woman-ever-win-race-across-america-284445)
06-23-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,191
Posted By Koyote

This has tremendous potential, but I'd rather not...

This has tremendous potential, but I'd rather not get banned.
06-21-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,944
Posted By unterhausen

It has barely any effect all the way down to zero...

It has barely any effect all the way down to zero length. I once told a 'bent rider that their idea of a zero length stem was a bad idea, and then decided to draw a free body diagram and check. It...
06-15-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By texbiker

A GoPro can take photos or video. With the right...

A GoPro can take photos or video. With the right model you can use voice control.
06-15-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,352
Posted By Hypno Toad

Way overdue update! Back in March I made my...

Way overdue update! Back in March I made my vEversting attempt (spoiler alert: it was a major fail). If you enjoy mediocre blog posts, this is for you:
...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By unterhausen

If there is a control every 10 miles there is a...

If there is a control every 10 miles there is a problem in route design. And info controls whatever the tech should not be a snipe hunt. There was one brevet card on an eastern PA randonnee that said...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,468
Posted By MidTNBrad

I've always hated it when a group i'm in blows...

I've always hated it when a group i'm in blows through stop lights, runs 4 ways, or turns left across lanes where there's other traffic. That's what gives cyclist a bad name to the average Joe in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,468
Posted By colnago62

Running lights will eventually get someone...

Running lights will eventually get someone killed. As cyclists, we think 25mph is fast. In a car 25mph is nothing. If the front group enters on a yellow, the vast majority of the rest will be going...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,468
Posted By James1964

This is why I avoid some group rides. Blowing...

This is why I avoid some group rides. Blowing through red lights is never a good idea.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,055
Posted By cpach

If you don't care about being able to sprint in a...

If you don't care about being able to sprint in a group ride, paceline down a slight incline with a tailwind, etc, or just pedal downhill really really fast (so fast, in fact, that you'd probably be...
06-11-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,288
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't think our club actually advertises any...

I don't think our club actually advertises any rides as "no drop." We'll have a sweep rider who is usually accompanied by a friend or two. We'll have designated re-group spots and a rest stop or...
06-10-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,165
Posted By GBK233

Personal Best today 👍

Iím 53 yrs old and started riding a few months ago. Began with 3 mile rides at average of 16mph. Bumped it up to 10 mile rides that took me around 35 mins.

Been riding about 340 miles a month for...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I completed my first Audax ride back in May...

I completed my first Audax ride back in May (600k), and I've just completed another one this past weekend (600k).The first one was quite flat (600k / 2800m) so I signed up for the second one to see...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By downtube42

SR series completed with this past weekend's SIR...

SR series completed with this past weekend's SIR 600k. Of the 27 hours of riding time, only ten or so were in the rain.

The first 80 or so miles I rode with the main group of 7 from SIR. Then I...
Replies: 60
Views: 4,563
Posted By unterhausen

Trans Am Bike Race is underway

Many Pennsylvania/Virginia randonneurs know De'Anna, she seems to be doing well.

Track leaders:
https://trackleaders.com/transam21

It has been raining pretty much from the start, so the...
06-04-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By Bmach

Thanks guys I bought the Anker 10000. Works...

Thanks guys I bought the Anker 10000. Works great.
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By David in Maine

300K Brevet completed. The inaugural running of...

300K Brevet completed. The inaugural running of the Midcoast Maine 300K put on by the New England Randonneurs was greeted by unseasonably cold temps and rain in the forecast. It was a cloudy 43...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,528
Posted By joewein

What I do there is to keep my last pair of shoes...

What I do there is to keep my last pair of shoes around. They may be a bit tattered and the cleats worn out, but in principle they're usable and I know there are no size issues. Once I buy the next...
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