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06-26-20, 11:40 AM
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Views: 254
Posted By tomgdaly

Mounting a light on a carbon seatstay?

Any 'bright ideas' for mounting a light on a carbon seatstay?
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By tomgdaly

Exercises to prevent Shermar's neck

Has anybody got a sources for conditioning or exercises to prevent prevent Shermar's neck specifically?
There is quite a bit online about devices to hold the head up mechanically, and also general...
05-11-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,649
Posted By tomgdaly

I have studies diet diaries for guys 'who are...

I have studies diet diaries for guys 'who are doing everything right but just can't lose weight'. Weight loss or gain can be looked at plus or minus 200 calories per day. Often, that 200 calories can...
05-11-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,123
Posted By tomgdaly

I would suggest you start at the lowest category...

I would suggest you start at the lowest category you can find locally and race to get upgraded. This might take you quit a while (or not, depending on your innate ability and how 'smart' you train,...
04-06-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By tomgdaly

Repairing a Vittoria Olimpionico tubular?

Hello. I put a pair of unused Vittoria Olimpionicos on a TI Raleigh but one of the tubes has cracked near the valve stem (not used on the road). Is there anyway to repair this apart from replacing...
03-29-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By tomgdaly

Thanks - very comrehensive. It's a double...

Thanks - very comrehensive. It's a double chainring - 110 BCD I guess. The GRX looks like the best option.
03-27-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By tomgdaly

Sub compact options for 'Shimano' press-fit bottom bracket - Help!

My wife has a Liv Avial fitted with Shimano 105 compact, and I believe it has a press-fit bottom bracket.
She wants lower gears so is there any 'plug-and-play' option, without having to change the...
Replies: 24
Views: 2,274
Posted By tomgdaly

You can do it with 520 plus at least, via...

You can do it with 520 plus at least, via smartphone - instructions in manual.
Replies: 24
Views: 2,274
Posted By tomgdaly

But, I didnít ask for opinions on whether I...

But, I didnít ask for opinions on whether I should or shouldnít wear an earbud, and Iím not a bit interested in such opinions.
So, getting back to my question, if anyone has a recommendation Iíd...
Replies: 24
Views: 2,274
Posted By tomgdaly

Budget earbuds for navigation?

Anyone got a recommendation for 'cheap and cheerful' earbuds for navigation with a Garmin 520?
Replies: 14
Views: 2,393
Posted By tomgdaly

This is the best option I've come across. It's...

This is the best option I've come across. It's eye-drop bottle but the label was gone. This weighs just 9 gms....
Replies: 34
Views: 4,500
Posted By tomgdaly

To return to this subject: for my specific...

To return to this subject: for my specific situation, I think a GRX FC-RX810-2 (48-31, 11speed) is the best option. However, I also have a 10-speed bike. Would I get away with using the 11-speed...
01-24-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By tomgdaly

Will GRX 11-speed crankset work with 10-speed?

I have both a 10 and 11-speed Ultegra road bikes and want to be able to use a GRX crankset for bikepacking etc, to reduce the gearing. Will the GRX FC-RX600-11 (11-seed, 46/30) work on the 10 speed,...
12-31-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By tomgdaly

Just to clarify - is this with standard road...

Just to clarify - is this with standard road 10/11-speed shifters and deraileur?
12-30-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By tomgdaly

Which 11-40 casette for my road bike

I have a 10-speed road bike with Shimano 105. I want to fit a 11-40 caasette for bikepacking etc. I understand this will have to be an MTB cassette, which I know nothing about.
Which cassette should...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,074
Posted By tomgdaly

Neat multi-port USB charger recommendation?

Can anyone give me a recommendation for a small, good quality multi-port USB charger (say 4 ports) with a high charging output per port?
I’m talking about a 220v plug-into-the-wall type, with...
11-28-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By tomgdaly

Has anyone run a GRX chainset in Ultegra drivetrain?

Has anyone run a GRX chainset in an Ultegra drivetrain? I've read this in another forum but I'd like to hear from someone who has actually tried it.

"Well the q-factor of the cranks differs by...
Replies: 34
Views: 4,500
Posted By tomgdaly

Yes, I've been looking into this further and I'm...

Yes, I've been looking into this further and I'm told that the rings are a little over 2mm further out. I'd like to hear from anybody who has tried it.
Replies: 34
Views: 4,500
Posted By tomgdaly

Fitting a 'sub-compact' road chainset to BB90 bottom bracket?

Anyone got an 'easy' option (an cheap!) for fitting a sub-compact chainset (e.g. 48-32) to my Trek Domaine SL6 which I believe has BB90 press-fit bearings for Shimano Ultegra.
I will want to revert...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By tomgdaly

I just want it for insurance - for topping up...

I just want it for insurance - for topping up phone, lights and computer at the end of a long day. I'm hardly ever out overnight. What capacity do I need (which has to be balanced with weight of...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By tomgdaly

Options of power-banks?

Any links to good reviews/options for power-banks - I want to give Santa a hint.
Replies: 15
Views: 2,707
Posted By tomgdaly

Anyone know if I can get a pair of Profile Design...

Anyone know if I can get a pair of Profile Design T3 aluminum - I can’t find them advertised anywhere so I presume they are discontinued.
Replies: 14
Views: 2,393
Posted By tomgdaly

Carrying small amounts of chain oil?

Any good way of carrying small amounts of chain oil for bikepacking - maybe enough for two lubes?
Any commercial source of very small oils?
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Posted By tomgdaly

I'm pretty sure it's not the bike. Saddle setback...

I'm pretty sure it's not the bike. Saddle setback is 2.5 cm and it's also happened on a hire bike.
I expect it's technique.
What is the 'easy remedy'?
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Views: 573,323
Posted By tomgdaly

Why does my front wheel lift?

Why does my front wheel lift sometimes when I 'kick'?
'Kick' is relative as I'm 60 years old an not a sprinter. In other words, it's not raw power that's causing it.
I was doing standing 250...
09-24-14, 01:54 PM
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Views: 388,468
Posted By tomgdaly

I think it's more subtle than that - at least on...

I think it's more subtle than that - at least on this side of the pond. Some racers are Freds - even ones that talk about Freds. But please don't ask me to define. I once heard a guy describing how...
02-20-14, 02:15 PM
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Views: 388,468
Posted By tomgdaly

Thanks - yes, I realise it's marginal gain...

Thanks - yes, I realise it's marginal gain territory all right - the foam roller, stretching and irregular massage etc. are part of the routine.
02-19-14, 02:48 PM
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Views: 388,468
Posted By tomgdaly

Anyone use compression tights for recovery? i...

Anyone use compression tights for recovery?
i know there's no definitive evidence that they work but I suppose I want to hear somebody say they are great before I fork out the cash.
02-13-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By tomgdaly

Powertap keeps asking about recalibration

My Powertap keeps asking if I want to recalibrate when I start it. I do, and it asks again.
Why? It's a nuisance and I'd like to stop it
08-31-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By tomgdaly

I hope to go (55-59) but I'll wait to decide...

I hope to go (55-59) but I'll wait to decide until after the European Champs next week.
08-29-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 388,468
Posted By tomgdaly

Any of you guys taking a mini asprin daily or for...

Any of you guys taking a mini asprin daily or for competition? I'd be interested in opinion.
05-18-13, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 388,468
Posted By tomgdaly

Anyone use 'The Masters Athlete'? ...

Anyone use 'The Masters Athlete'?
Recommendations?
04-13-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 388,468
Posted By tomgdaly

Yes, this is something I would like to see...

Yes, this is something I would like to see explored. It is probably more relevant in the modern world with so much distraction. On the bike you can be truly 'alone'. However, I have to be careful...
03-27-13, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 388,468
Posted By tomgdaly

Anyone got a warmup routine. Age 57. Threshold HR...

Anyone got a warmup routine. Age 57. Threshold HR = c. 170.
02-25-13, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11,266
Views: 410,728
Posted By tomgdaly

Thanks, but do you know if its possible without...

Thanks, but do you know if its possible without creating laps? I know you can zoom in on 'segments' with those sliders in 'RidePlot' but it doesn't seem to give data for those selected sections...
02-24-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11,266
Views: 410,728
Posted By tomgdaly

Golden Cheetah - average power for section of ride?

Anyone use Golden Cheetah and know if it's possible to get average power for a section of a ride?
02-09-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 28,920
Posted By tomgdaly

That's a useful service. The realibility and...

That's a useful service. The realibility and validity of skinfold is poor-to-fair, but still more meaningful I think than just weight.
02-09-13, 11:36 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 28,920
Posted By tomgdaly

I am wondering if any of you have gotten accurate...

I am wondering if any of you have gotten accurate body fat measurements. I had my skinfold done and was told I am at 8% body fat which I think is about as low as an amateur might go. I'm age 57, am...
02-07-13, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 388,468
Posted By tomgdaly

How do you judge when you are warmed up? Heart...

How do you judge when you are warmed up? Heart rate?
01-21-13, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11,266
Views: 410,728
Posted By tomgdaly

"The most vile thing I've learned is who Lance...

"The most vile thing I've learned is who Lance really is. I need say no more." Well said. That, plus all the other rotten apples in the big rotten barrels that facilitated him and were part of the...
01-21-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11,266
Views: 410,728
Posted By tomgdaly

Yes, they saw him for what he was, a long time...

Yes, they saw him for what he was, a long time ago.
01-06-13, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 388,468
Posted By tomgdaly

When this happened in my group in Oct., when...

When this happened in my group in Oct., when everyone was just back training, I went up to the second guy in the line and signalled him to ease off. This left the culprit off up the road all on his...
12-18-12, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 388,468
Posted By tomgdaly

"Vas is das OTS?" It's a TLA that I don't...

"Vas is das OTS?"

It's a TLA that I don't know either. Heck, even Google doesn't know!
11-16-12, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 388,468
Posted By tomgdaly

this Joe Friel blog is somewhat relevant -...

this Joe Friel blog is somewhat relevant - http://www.joefrielsblog.com/2012/11/seriously.html
08-24-12, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,884
Posted By tomgdaly

Garmin Connect is very sloooowwwww ??

Hi Folks,
Does anyone else find Garmin Connect to be very slow. I don't have a very high speed connection but the interned in general works ok for me. However, it can take up to a minute for a...
08-13-12, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,288
Posted By tomgdaly

1. Centre of saddle height from bottom bracket. ...

1. Centre of saddle height from bottom bracket.
2. Nose of saddle setback behind bottom bracket. The most accurate way of doing this is to place the back wheel against a wall and measure the...
07-30-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11,266
Views: 410,728
Posted By tomgdaly

Excellent short analysis here...

Excellent short analysis here (http://www.stickybottle.com/latest-news/gbs-tactics-were-naive-the-expectations-on-mark-kavanagh-cavendish-were-crazy/) - while conceding that's it's easy to be wise...
07-29-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 26,028
Posted By tomgdaly

Not wishing to digress from Sarals' thread, but I...

Not wishing to digress from Sarals' thread, but I find this post, along with your TRIMP one that followed, to be very interesting. I bought a Garmin 500 recently and hope to get a power meter around...
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