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04-07-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,257
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Thank you for sharing that! I didn't know about...

Thank you for sharing that! I didn't know about the differences and (in) efficiencies before

I guess stravas calories consumed metric is actually quite accurate if you're riding with a power Meter
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I've got a 34t inner and 50t outer. You can run...

I've got a 34t inner and 50t outer. You can run either one separately or both together

They look cool. I wanted to change from 52/36 to 50/34 anyways.

I didn't notice any difference 🤔
04-04-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By SapInMyBlood

As alloo said, the one that fits you best ...

As alloo said, the one that fits you best

Barring that, I would (personally) get the one with the widest tyre clearance as the next priority
04-04-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Pick any mountain on the north shore. Cyprèss is...

Pick any mountain on the north shore. Cyprèss is generally better for traffic.

Fisherman trail is good gravel climbing

Seymour demo road is closed to vehicles

104 Ave in surrey off Scott...
Forum: Touring
04-04-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By SapInMyBlood

https://rmbooks.com/book/bikepacking-in-the-canadi...

https://rmbooks.com/book/bikepacking-in-the-canadian-rockies/

This might be of interest
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I stand corrected! I also have a 11-34 on my...

I stand corrected!

I also have a 11-34 on my road bike. That 1:1 is super nice for hilly touring rides
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,651
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Agreed. I have weird feet.. I've tried countless...

Agreed. I have weird feet.. I've tried countless configurations of pedals, styles, shoes, brands and there's always a problem
So far flats and trail runners has only ever caused me one issue :...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By SapInMyBlood

From memory it's only a 1-2% difference. If you...

From memory it's only a 1-2% difference. If you want to make a big difference, go to a 30/46 Chainring combo
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By SapInMyBlood

From memory it's only a 1-2% difference. If you...

From memory it's only a 1-2% difference. If you want to make a big difference, go to a 30/46 Chainring combo
04-02-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,944
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I got my first bike in 2012, a specialized allez...

I got my first bike in 2012, a specialized allez 105. Full aluminium. Rim brakes
It was $600 on clearance.. With a 1 year warranty from the local shop around the corner from me

Theres nothing...
04-01-21, 11:13 PM
03-31-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 768
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I use similar bars for loooong rides and they're...

I use similar bars for loooong rides and they're life savers. Just another position for hand comfort, headwind adversity and aero efficiency if you're flexible
...
03-31-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 703
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I picked this one up a few years ago for $60....

I picked this one up a few years ago for $60. Light, easy to use, waterproof, fits loads, sturdy attachment...
...
Forum: Touring
03-31-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,985
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Water retention in endurance sports is a real...

Water retention in endurance sports is a real thing
03-31-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,956
Posted By SapInMyBlood

This ^ If you can go fast enough to sit on...

This ^

If you can go fast enough to sit on my wheel then go for it. I'll also be happy if you take a turn at the front

I've had tons of little mock pace line commutes this way doing 40-42kph...
03-31-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 703
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Looks à lot like an Ortlieb handlebar bag......

Looks à lot like an Ortlieb handlebar bag... Reinventing the wheel?
03-31-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 24,613
Posted By SapInMyBlood

2 in Canada Cannondale Synapse Trek Remedy...

2 in Canada
Cannondale Synapse
Trek Remedy (dual sus)

2 in Aus
Specialized Roubaix
Salsa Fargo
03-30-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 768
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I like that flip up design. I wish I didnt...

I like that flip up design. I wish I didnt already have a set I'm happy with
03-30-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I have the Topeak frame bag and it's been...

I have the Topeak frame bag and it's been wonderful for a couple years now. H20 port is nice, both sides zip open

Just try and get the older generation with velcro all around, they opted for a...
03-30-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I havent so far.. I only just signed up for a...

I havent so far.. I only just signed up for a membership a few weeks ago!
03-30-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By SapInMyBlood

My bad, I may be using the audax / randonneur...

My bad, I may be using the audax / randonneur terms incorrectly. I like long rides.

I've done 300km + day rides. And rides up to 200km fasted. I know what I'm doing nutrition wise for long...
Forum: Touring
03-29-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,985
Posted By SapInMyBlood

That was a non exclusive summary for the purposes...

That was a non exclusive summary for the purposes of illustrating convenient and macronutrient dense food sources

I'm pretty sure I was eating about 3000-4000 calories a day during that trip.
Forum: Touring
03-28-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,985
Posted By SapInMyBlood

In my last solo fastpacking trip I did about...

In my last solo fastpacking trip I did about 700km in 5 days. I stopped at grocery stores and picked up simple, easy to eat foods

Knowing I was doing a lot of fat fuelled endurance / aerobic work,...
03-28-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Edited the OP for clarity. Male, 26, healthy 👌

Edited the OP for clarity. Male, 26, healthy 👌
03-28-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By SapInMyBlood

How to.. Lose leg muscle mass?

So I've got an unusual problem... I'd like to get lighter. Well, that part is normal. For climbing, saddle pressure, hand pressure, etc being leaner and lighter generally helps.

I'm muscular upper...
03-28-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 814
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I'm surprised no one has mentioned Rene herse. As...

I'm surprised no one has mentioned Rene herse. As far as technology goes, their tyres are at the forefront for weight / comfort.

Continental / Schwalbe are big players in the road tire game
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I've got a 2016 synapse and I managed to squeeze...

I've got a 2016 synapse and I managed to squeeze in 32mm Schwalbe X-one's for offroading / gravel
03-23-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,478
Posted By SapInMyBlood

You could always look into sneaky bib liners /...

You could always look into sneaky bib liners / cargo bibs with pockets that hide underneath your standard shirts
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19,979
Views: 4,347,446
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I just ordered a set as well.. 56 front, 65 rear,...

I just ordered a set as well.. 56 front, 65 rear, with carbon ti rear hub and a SONDelux dynamo hub in the front 🚴🚴🚴
With purple nipples and oil slick decals

​​​​​​​You'll love the M19. I've...
Forum: Touring
03-17-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 2,276,609
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Surly Long Haul Lumberjacker ...

Surly Long Haul Lumberjacker
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1325/cycle_arborist_1_1b37dddd91c40f67a12eb1005c392b4de996aa1b.jpg...
03-10-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,598
Posted By SapInMyBlood

The dress shirt had the sleeves removed 😂

The dress shirt had the sleeves removed 😂
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 713
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Mmmmmmm I beg to differ. Lipolysis can only...

Mmmmmmm I beg to differ.

Lipolysis can only occur under aerobic conditions; and it can occur strictly without any carbs.
I've done many, many long rides fasted with no sugar or exogenous carbs....
03-09-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,598
Posted By SapInMyBlood

$10 shorts and a $5 dress shirt from a thrift...

$10 shorts and a $5 dress shirt from a thrift store
And a myriad of other random things from thrift stores 😂...
Forum: Touring
03-08-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,985
Posted By SapInMyBlood

(hard) Cheese, dry Salami, muesli bars, trail...

(hard) Cheese, dry Salami, muesli bars, trail mix, jerky, canned tuna, hummus and crackers, dried fruit,
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,663
Posted By SapInMyBlood

https://www.redwhite.cc/collections/mens-bibshorts...

https://www.redwhite.cc/collections/mens-bibshorts-tights

Redwhite bibs

My girlfriend and I both own a pair of the standard long distance shots. The quality of the shorts, the chamois, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 713
Posted By SapInMyBlood

oh i didn't realize it was a lactic acid...

oh i didn't realize it was a lactic acid threshold. yeah it would be higher. Anaerobic threshold (155 for me) just means I'm using carbs in addition to fat, for the ATP production cycle. Which means...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 713
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I find (for me) sticking to HR is a much easier...

I find (for me) sticking to HR is a much easier way of setting my pace for long rides. My aerobic magic number is 155. If I stay below that, I can ride 12+ hours

As soon as I let myself go...
03-05-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By SapInMyBlood

You mentioned not wanting to pay a price premium...

You mentioned not wanting to pay a price premium :
-Most phones are waterproof nowadays
-Quadlock case and mount is about $60
-Adding to the low battery thing, a $20 2000maH battery bank could...
03-05-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Yeah about 2000km from where I live, fly in and...

Yeah about 2000km from where I live, fly in and fly out

At least there's an AC gym and we can run on the airport runway after 5pm
But no matter what putting in 184 hours in 14 days takes its toll
03-05-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Phone + quadlock?

Phone + quadlock?
03-02-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I do shift work on a mine site. 2 weeks on, 2...

I do shift work on a mine site. 2 weeks on, 2 weeks at home. 12 hour days
I workout every day after work, rotating between gym lower body, gym upper body and 10-15k runs outside (37-38c).
But it...
02-28-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,163
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Check out bikebug. They do wide fit lake and bont...

Check out bikebug. They do wide fit lake and bont road shoes

I'd offer to let you try on mine but I'm in WA
02-26-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By SapInMyBlood

The ONLY things that hurt are your knees and...

The ONLY things that hurt are your knees and back? Please tell us your secrets

All joking Aside, your toes on that second photo look hell pointed... That would strain the crap out of my knees
02-26-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Stupid question, but does your watch have a...

Stupid question, but does your watch have a outdoor versus indoor cycling setting? Mine does.

As for your actual question I can't help.. Is there an airplane mode / GPS off option for your watch?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Bikebug directly told me that the Lake...

Bikebug directly told me that the Lake distributors in Aus explicitly do not stock MTB shoes.

As for online shops.. I really Want to be able to try them on. There is no other way with my feet. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By SapInMyBlood

They're soft / supple enough that my feet fit and...

They're soft / supple enough that my feet fit and they're not terrible. I still have some forefoot discomfort but at this point I can't tell you what the exact cause is. My feet fit reasonably well....
Forum: Touring
02-23-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,247
Posted By SapInMyBlood

My friend used one to cross South America down to...

My friend used one to cross South America down to Tierra del Fuego. IIRC he was running 38's on it too
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I also settled on the same Lakes in a 44W after...

I also settled on the same Lakes in a 44W after trying them on in store versus the cheaper ones.
They also have a heat moldable heel cup for what it's worth
I'm 265mm long.. And 114-115mm wide....
02-10-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,812
Views: 306,527
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Black Book 10/10 awesome movie!

Black Book 10/10 awesome movie!
02-10-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By SapInMyBlood

Go visit your local bike shops and buy something...

Go visit your local bike shops and buy something that they do have in stock. If a Giant Talon is your ideal, go around. Other brands will have something similar.
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