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12-06-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 4,398
Posted By caloso

This is incredible.

This is incredible.
12-05-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By Koyote

If you’ve never ridden in a group before, you...

If you’ve never ridden in a group before, you will need to devote some of your attention to the dynamics. You don’t want to be the new guy who crashes the pack. Go with a slower group until you get a...
12-03-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16,683
Views: 1,079,449
Posted By TMonk

50 min on the trainer this morning with a 20'...

50 min on the trainer this morning with a 20' then 15' at z3 in position (TT bike), then I hopped on the road bike and took the scenic route in. After I get home it will be about 2.5 hrs or so for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By JohnDThompson

There's no functional disadvantage to using a...

There's no functional disadvantage to using a longer-cage derailleur than is strictly necessary, other than a couple grams additional weight for the longer cage.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By Eric F

Long is the new short. Check out how low these...

Long is the new short. Check out how low these hang...
https://cyclist.b-cdn.net/sites/cyclist/files/2021/01/astana-wilier-filante-2021.jpeg...
12-02-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 663
Posted By blacknbluebikes

As the Oracle said, "have a cookie,...

As the Oracle said, "have a cookie, Neo."
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By msu2001la

I'd swap it out just to be safe. It's a...

I'd swap it out just to be safe.
It's a slippery slope on the Fred scale.. if you start accepting a longer-than-necessary rear derailleur cage, what's next? Valve stem caps? MTB pedals? A couple of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By mstateglfr

So the performance may be perfect, but its the...

So the performance may be perfect, but its the image that you are concerned with?
I would think someone racing would be more concerned with performance.
12-01-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16,683
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Posted By TMonk

Also dude this ride suuuuuucked. About 46 F at my...

Also dude this ride suuuuuucked. About 46 F at my parents house, a bit warmer towards the coast, but I quickly encountered a thick marine layer that followed me around for about 2.5 hrs of the ride....
11-29-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,329
Posted By denalauder

I personally would rather race a cross bike on...

I personally would rather race a cross bike on both the road and dirt, than an endurance bike for cross. I hate slow/stable geometry though in general
11-28-21, 11:13 PM
11-15-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,260
Posted By Eric F

WWII Army Jeep https://i.imgur.com/MuN3k0w.jpg ...

WWII Army Jeep
https://i.imgur.com/MuN3k0w.jpg

Porsche Carrera
https://i.imgur.com/hruTmne.jpg

Datsun 240Z
https://i.imgur.com/0QoSf4q.jpg
11-10-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16,683
Views: 1,079,449
Posted By Hermes

Not all cycling on trip…some hiking in Santorini....

Not all cycling on trip…some hiking in Santorini. It was not possible to see the sights and takes pics cycling in Santorini.

Pic from our ship of the Santorini cliff and note the walking /mule...
11-10-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 442,882
Posted By revchuck

Don't read too much into this. I'm on a...

Don't read too much into this. I'm on a "medication holiday" from chemo, but I've been running and riding all the way through it. Chemo's effect on me was to incrementally decrease my running speed...
11-08-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16,683
Views: 1,079,449
Posted By Hermes

Our trip to the Middleast - Croatia, Montenegro,...

Our trip to the Middleast - Croatia, Montenegro, Italy and Greece resulted in 37 days of travel and 670 miles of cycling with 30,000 feet of climbing and several 3000 foot days. We had many hard...
11-05-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,418
Posted By PeteHski

I would imagine by "unsafe" she meant that you...

I would imagine by "unsafe" she meant that you might be riding in the group with wide bars and your elbows sticking out. Anyway that's the best I can come up with for a reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,224
Posted By rm -rf

A mile or two from the congested access points on...

A mile or two from the congested access points on the trail, it's mostly serious walkers or runners that hold their line. I often just click my brake levers a couple of times, pulling halfway and...
10-30-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16,683
Views: 1,079,449
Posted By caloso

As it turns out, I felt great today. Didn’t...

As it turns out, I felt great today. Didn’t crash, despite sketchy juniors divebombing corners. Didn’t flat. And most importantly, never felt I was in difficulty. Maybe some of it was racing on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-21, 04:00 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,224
Posted By GhostRider62

I stay off MUPs where despite dinging my bell,...

I stay off MUPs where despite dinging my bell, slowing down, and using the standard, "On your left"....Fred and/or Wilma with their earbuds on pitch a hissy fit when being passed. Less risk playing...
10-27-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 18,140
Posted By cmh

Ah, the hazards of CX . I've been continuing CX...

Ah, the hazards of CX . I've been continuing CX racing this fall with medium results (last 3 races were 13th place of 40-50 starters). I'm not as fit as I'd hoped I'd be due to injuring my...
10-27-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,472
Posted By RChung

Yes.

Yes.
10-26-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 442,882
Posted By Doge

Some don't chase away so easily. Junior got...

Some don't chase away so easily.
Junior got 1st bike in his 1st Triathlon with 500 participants and won his 18-24 age group early this month in TX. Swimming and running got in the way of a better...
10-26-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 442,882
Posted By TMonk

I will second both of those comments. The 33 has...

I will second both of those comments. The 33 has been a pretty high S/N ratio subforum. Relatively speaking, of course. It's a ****show in other parts of bf.net. The quality of this subforum is...
10-26-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 442,882
Posted By gsteinb

we do a pretty good job of ignoring the other...

we do a pretty good job of ignoring the other parts of the forum and not inviting conflict by trash talking it. historically when it does go on it hasn't met with much success with the moderation...
10-26-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,835
Posted By tomato coupe

The thread is largely about LDL and how he...

The thread is largely about LDL and how he produces more power at a very low cadence, and you don't see the relevance of asking if he measures his power?


I asked a very simple question and he...
10-25-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I wouldn't be surprised if the top number came...

I wouldn't be surprised if the top number came from the data of the file, and the average you see next to the speed chart was the average of the values in the chart. You would expect that to be the...
10-25-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 442,882
Posted By carpediemracing

lol. I just called the vendor yesterday to see...

lol. I just called the vendor yesterday to see what color vinyl we ordered.

Privacy on street side, tinted the other two.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,904
Posted By GhostRider62

100Kg dude here.....the B group riders love my...

100Kg dude here.....the B group riders love my rear wheel.....shod with 25 mm GP5000
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,904
Posted By smashndash

Well, it wouldn't "negate" the differences. The...

Well, it wouldn't "negate" the differences. The BRR test favors larger tires because larger tires are firmer at the same pressure. So in this matchup, the old GP5000 has an unfair advantage because...
10-11-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By msu2001la

FWIW - in my world, "Bandit" racing refers to...

FWIW - in my world, "Bandit" racing refers to jumping into a race illegally, without paying for registration. This happens in large running races like the Boston or NYC marathons, where there is...
10-10-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Rolla

Outlaw CX courses are easy to make -- if you...

Outlaw CX courses are easy to make -- if you don't publicize it much it's unlikely anyone will get riled up. We've got a couple spots in town that we've built courses on -- as long as they're a...
10-10-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Hmmm

I have a larger park close to my house with all...

I have a larger park close to my house with all sorts of little trails. I have a couple of little 'cross loops that are fun and good to get a little "training" in on. Here's a little video:
...
10-10-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 442,882
Posted By carpediemracing

So in other news, we're getting some vinyl window...

So in other news, we're getting some vinyl window things for the screen porch. Really excited about it, the porch gets covered in yucky stuff from pollen, rain, sleet, just all sorts of stuff blowing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,368
Posted By Iride01

Drop bars wouldn't make a proper geometry TT bike...

Drop bars wouldn't make a proper geometry TT bike a road bike. It still wouldn't have a road bike geometry.
Forum: Triathlon
10-06-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,175
Posted By thewills

Thanks for the heads up. I am leaning towards a...

Thanks for the heads up. I am leaning towards a more of a road / aero bike instead of a Tri bike. I probably will want to join some riding club to improve because I can run and swim fairly well, but...
10-06-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,334
Posted By caloso

I like to keep the pedals moving in a group ride...

I like to keep the pedals moving in a group ride or race so you can instantly apply pressure again. Keeps things much smoother. On a hill, I don't know if there's much benefit other than keeping...
10-05-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16,683
Views: 1,079,449
Posted By TMonk

Rode a 1x15' by feel this morning just to test...

Rode a 1x15' by feel this morning just to test the knee with an extended moderate effort of ~4.0 w/kg. It was a bit harder than I expected, like not FTP test hard, but still. HRM not working so I had...
10-02-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16,683
Views: 1,079,449
Posted By caloso

Midpack, finished on the lead lap, and only...

Midpack, finished on the lead lap, and only crashed once. All in all, not terrible.
09-28-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,306
Posted By mstateglfr

I can't think of a better way to plug the holes...

I can't think of a better way to plug the holes than to use m5 bolts that were made to go into the holes.
Buy stainless steel bolts that have a buttonhead. They are a lower profile to eliminate...
09-26-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,965
Posted By Iride01

While running rules in terms of energy...

While running rules in terms of energy expenditure, I think that is when you compare mile to mile. I can do four of five times the mileage of the typical runner out for a hour or two of exercise. ...
09-22-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 442,882
Posted By wktmeow

I'm having an umbilical hernia repaired on...

I'm having an umbilical hernia repaired on Monday, hoping the recovery is not too bad. Been doing some running as well, got a free entry to a half marathon really close to my house in October, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,368
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Just putting this here… toe overlap on a 1973...

Just putting this here… toe overlap on a 1973 Motobecane Le Champion. This was their top production bike at the time, with mostly campy record and Reynolds 531 tubes. With proper geometry a racing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,368
Posted By rubiksoval

I use 165mm cranks and I have no toe overlap ever...

I use 165mm cranks and I have no toe overlap ever with size 45 shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,368
Posted By Iride01

Just understand that when you are going at most...

Just understand that when you are going at most any speed on a bike with just two wheels, you aren't going to turn the wheel that far to one side.

The only time I've seen it be a problem is when...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,368
Posted By datlas

It’s called toe overlap and it’s quite common. It...

It’s called toe overlap and it’s quite common. It is likely only an issue at very low speed turns, when you are not pedaling anyway.
09-17-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,674
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

All true. Since I've concentrated on long...

All true.

Since I've concentrated on long rides, I've always pushed the nutritional limits. I know exactly what I can tolerate and what my ride-forever low intensity calorie/hour number is -...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,715
Posted By Maelochs

If legs are your issue why mess with stems and...

If legs are your issue why mess with stems and bars?

Also, who said 5cm was "Optimal"? optimal according to who?

I hope you paid that guy a cubic buttload of money for messing up your bike.
09-15-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,447
Posted By mschwett

i love this idea. ...

i love this idea.

https://developers.strava.com/

pretty easy to fool around with the API on swagger and see how much of the segment data that you’d need is available.

the geographic logic...
09-14-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,882
Posted By Iride01

I sort of agree. If I leave my bike for a week or...

I sort of agree. If I leave my bike for a week or two the one with the conti tube will be down in the low 80's. And it seems to stay there except for when in very long disuse.

However 85 psi isn't...
09-14-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,138
Posted By Nachoman

I've seen three bicycles stored in a three person...

I've seen three bicycles stored in a three person dorm room.
Where there's a will, there's a way.
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