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Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,771
Posted By Doge

Not yet. But closed store locally. Signs of...

Not yet. But closed store locally. Signs of slow sales. I heard a few suggest they might.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

I think it is Peter Sagan.

I think it is Peter Sagan.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

Obviously But I was trying to keep race,...

Obviously

But I was trying to keep race, gender and age out of this. Howard was lots faster after he retired.
07-10-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By Doge

You might do a break. But there are so many...

You might do a break. But there are so many games, you still can't tell. Some USA pro climbs are on Strava.
The pros are ripping it up as a pack ToCO (when it was) over Independence Pass, and ToCA...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By Doge

Where can you buy them?

Where can you buy them?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

Are they Road Cyclists - when on the track?

Are they Road Cyclists - when on the track?
07-10-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,142
Posted By Doge

I agree. Christian is more an announcer type,...

I agree. Christian is more an announcer type, Chris isn't.
But seeing Christian correct Chris makes Christian look smaller.
How many GTs you won dude? They are different levels in both...
07-10-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Doge

Pros and Strava

So many pros keep their rides super secret. I understand why. I like seeing the pros post....
07-10-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,740
Posted By Doge

Good stuff and good entertainer. I appreciate...

Good stuff and good entertainer. I appreciate the craft. H makes a great side-kick.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,345
Posted By Doge

The UCI pros have weight to spare. Lead in seat...

The UCI pros have weight to spare. Lead in seat tube, or discs. Generally the team rides what the sponsors provide, but you can see hill climbing GC riders go off brand.

This to me is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,771
Posted By Doge

Something I didn't see mentioned is the fit does...

Something I didn't see mentioned is the fit does vary a bit by size (duh). Some brands cut and sew in different countries. They actually may use different stitch types, fabric and panel based on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,974
Posted By Doge

I've always tracked my kids until they were about...

I've always tracked my kids until they were about 20.
07-10-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By Doge

Well, bummer. Next time do the drive to Palomar....

Well, bummer. Next time do the drive to Palomar. SoCal lights - not much to say. They put them about everywhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

I agree, so I think the 0-40 in 20 sec is likely...

I agree, so I think the 0-40 in 20 sec is likely not what somebody with a geared bike can do.
Maybe that same rider would be as fast using gears, just maybe not.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

Sure. It will take two on a tandem, four on a...

Sure. It will take two on a tandem, four on a quad. Does anyone break a chain? They come off when the pins are not set, but the rollers and side plates don't break by what a cyclist can do.
07-09-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Doge

Do you have a picture of the final results AFTER...

Do you have a picture of the final results AFTER 15 min protest period.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

The TT starts are always shifting and they are...

The TT starts are always shifting and they are held. You can hear it in the TdF starts too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,345
Posted By Doge

Weightweenie that I am, cycling value that you...

Weightweenie that I am, cycling value that you don't want to spend energy to reach speed you then have to reduce, and that rotating mass matters for acceleration, I won't be buying discs if I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

Wouldn't you think someone on a 13# bike, nice...

Wouldn't you think someone on a 13# bike, nice light wheels with Di2 setup could beat that?
At least at the start, those track bike seem a lot slower than the roadies starting.

I mean, if a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

Seems like a valid thread topic to me. Right...

Seems like a valid thread topic to me. Right there with the many on threads on fastest bike, fastest wheels, etcetera etcetera.
Shoot - we went hundreds of posts on what is a road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By Doge

Mostly off topic for this thread, but some...

Mostly off topic for this thread, but some applies. The case material matters a whole bunch. That includes JRA and performance racing.

Tread that will not touch the ground mostly slows you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,209
Posted By Doge

10-30min is a time trial. Lots of stuff on...

10-30min is a time trial.

Lots of stuff on TTs, You come in well warmed up, don't go out too hard, finish hard.

Like TTing you have to deal with aerobic ability/lactic acid/burn. Standing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Doge

I do have one with power data tied to position...

I do have one with power data tied to position and tires - only as it is in video. We use the hub Power Tap at the hub which measures a bit lower than at the pedals.


Rider is male age 16 (by 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Doge

The TTT today was the Team Time Trial in the Tour...

The TTT today was the Team Time Trial in the Tour de France. The speed is a matter of record, but I do not have their power data.
07-07-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,063
Posted By Doge

I don't know my point here, but a fact anyway. ...

I don't know my point here, but a fact anyway.
For several years the Valley of the Sun SR in PHX has had 1 (one) in a category. No offence to that one, but that is not racing. I don't subscribe to...
07-07-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Doge

I agree with you BUT (you knew that was coming),...

I agree with you BUT (you knew that was coming), are we to hold the jersey in escrow until they finish? Part of the game/job is camera time and doing what those that pay the bills think is important....
07-07-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By Doge

The fast races are the U23 men, junior men then...

The fast races are the U23 men, junior men then Cat 1 in that order.

U23 are 30% pros. Cat 1s are by rules are not. Juniors may be or will be,
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Doge

TTT today averaged over 35mph.

TTT today averaged over 35mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

Also not road cycling, or on a road bike

Also not road cycling, or on a road bike
07-07-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Doge

I'm torn a bit on this Cav sprinter/Chipo thing. ...

I'm torn a bit on this Cav sprinter/Chipo thing. I think you should get accolades for being the top and finishing the Tour - that is what the green jersey does.
Still, winning stages after racing...
07-07-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,142
Posted By Doge

Absolutely. I can't tell if it is about things...

Absolutely. I can't tell if it is about things on the bike or behind the counter.
IMO - on the bike - Chris wins.
Christian is a Phil replacement, Chris is not, but they were different levels...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Doge

Newer chains like the Shimano ones handle cross...

Newer chains like the Shimano ones handle cross chaining much better than they used to. Still good to avoid, but less of an issue than before.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

But, as I posted above, they are not road...

But, as I posted above, they are not road cyclists. They also have a fixed gear. I would think the gear would matter for acceleration. Flying TT, I agree with you, but they are not road cyclists....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

Yea, I think "std road bike" is somewhat a key. ...

Yea, I think "std road bike" is somewhat a key. Even though we know non-standard is faster. But I am not looking to the hour.
More - just top speed. That is me, and I totally understand why...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

Well, can't really record that on Strava, so it...

Well, can't really record that on Strava, so it didn't happen.
Ref point is on roads attached to earth and returning to the same point (wind) and no other energy used - and record-able (right or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

Highest acceleration, yes, but thread is fastest...

Highest acceleration, yes, but thread is fastest and it may not be that.

Also in the link in the OP 0-40 in 18 sec I assume is on a fixed gear. I'd think that is beatable on a geared bike. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

I AM curious on other definitions. That was Dr....

I AM curious on other definitions.
That was Dr. Alan ****t - originally. Later it was broken by I forgot who.

To me it is time to get back to the start under own power and same average wind....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,045
Posted By Doge

Who is the fastest cyclist?

This is meant to be entertaining. But I am curious on the definition. What are the rules to make that claim?
How do YOU DEFINE FASTEST?

"The 21-year-old is one of the fastest cyclists in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By Doge

OP - as you are JRA - look at a Roubaix type tire...

OP - as you are JRA - look at a Roubaix type tire ~27 mm. There are some inexpensive ones ~$60 and some fancy ones at twice that. Weight will be <350g.
There are a pile of options here (and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By Doge

In the 32, 33 mm you are now at cx sizes. When...

In the 32, 33 mm you are now at cx sizes. When it comes to the nastiest environments - sidewalks, grass parks, mud, rocks, sand the toughest tires are what the racers that do that ride.

I doubt...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By Doge

I mentioned some American designed rims for this...

I mentioned some American designed rims for this reason. I recall my ENVE and know the Mercury cx have quite a deep valley - maybe 2mm below the edges. I don't think the 25/26 (actual) tires really...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By Doge

You saw I posted the ones on the tandem. They are...

You saw I posted the ones on the tandem. They are about 29mm. They are over 800g too, But the same technology used in light wheels is used in the heavier ones.
If riding around industrial waste of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By Doge

OP mentioned 32 clinchers. Seems about the same...

OP mentioned 32 clinchers. Seems about the same as 25 tubulars in robustness at much less mass. Mass matters in cycling.

That 800g wheel set may be more robust than what the OP is riding.
...
07-06-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Doge

I don't know if about cycling, or media job. ...

I don't know if about cycling, or media job. Color goes to Honer. Commentary, to Christian. It is hard to own all the jerseys.
07-06-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,142
Posted By Doge

Horner is great. They should have picked him up...

Horner is great. They should have picked him up years ago. He just loves the sport.
07-06-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Doge

Horner! New color guy. I see a bit of...

Horner!

New color guy.

I see a bit of tension between Christian and Chris.

IMO - Christian will be the new Phil, Chris the new Robert.
07-06-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Doge

Sometimes the boss does not get it.

Sometimes the boss does not get it.
07-06-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Doge

I am really enjoying Horner. I always have.

I am really enjoying Horner. I always have.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By Doge

Super hard to do this within 500g more in any...

Super hard to do this within 500g more in any clincher or tubeless and if you want the pothole worthy-ness more likely 2# more. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By Doge

Me thinks you need me to glue you up some race...

Me thinks you need me to glue you up some race wheels - or borrow juniors. Center glue does nothing but adds weight and makes a mess if the sides are glued well.

Side are not often over glued. ...
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