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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 952
Posted By Dan333SP

Budget price is relative, I bought a pair of...

Budget price is relative, I bought a pair of these on Amazon a few months back-
...
07-16-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,820
Posted By Dan333SP

Compared to just about anywhere I've ridden in...

Compared to just about anywhere I've ridden in the US, it's far, far friendlier and safer.

This happened last week in Miami where I grew up, the road the accident happened on is one I'd ridden...
07-16-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,820
Posted By Dan333SP

I was in Montreal last summer for the F1 race and...

I was in Montreal last summer for the F1 race and rented a bike, I road up and down Mont Royal a couple of times and had a very similar near-miss, this is scary to read.

It is a fabulous city (in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,522
Posted By Dan333SP

A far cheaper way to not be without your bike...

A far cheaper way to not be without your bike while getting the wheel fixed is to just have a cheap pair of backup wheels. Hell, the shop may even have a wheel they can loan you while they repair the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,286
Posted By Dan333SP

Agree. We have some sub-1 mile segments around...

Agree. We have some sub-1 mile segments around here that include stop signs, and having seen people sprint through intersections without slowing to attack them, I ended up making a few mini-segments...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,286
Posted By Dan333SP

I know what you mean with that, but big stretches...

I know what you mean with that, but big stretches of Monument are hopeless for KOMs anyway ever since Worlds used the roads in 2015. Fun to hammer a stretch of road and then look at the leaderboard,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,286
Posted By Dan333SP

Reading through this thread, it occurs to me I...

Reading through this thread, it occurs to me I actually miss the days when Strava was relatively new (2010-2012 era) which coincided with my first couple of years racing bikes and being generally...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,491
Posted By Dan333SP

Yikes. Everyone gets dropped, no reason to let...

Yikes. Everyone gets dropped, no reason to let that discourage you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,491
Posted By Dan333SP

Haleakala sounds tough, this looks even tougher- ...

Haleakala sounds tough, this looks even tougher-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFtJkjXO6ZE

You can also watch Jeremiah Bishop's video which is a bit shorter-
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 359,841
Posted By Dan333SP

Haven't been here in a while but what a ****ty...

Haven't been here in a while but what a ****ty day to return to check on Addiction. I'd recommend not looking at that video, to be honest. I did, and it's very upsetting if you don't know the person...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 780
Posted By Dan333SP

You need to chance your hand position more often....

You need to chance your hand position more often. Ride on the drops, ride on the tops, ride hands-free (if you are safe doing so) every so often. I get the same pain in my hands when riding on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,273
Posted By Dan333SP

Speaking of BD, this thread had me poking around...

Speaking of BD, this thread had me poking around over there.

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/carbon-road-bikes/carbon-road-bikes-immortal-pro-dt-swiss.htm

That's a damn good...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,901
Posted By Dan333SP

We actually live about 4 minutes from the...

We actually live about 4 minutes from the rehabilitation center where they've had so many cases out in Short Pump, it's unsettling. Baby stays in the house and any outdoor riding I've done of late is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,901
Posted By Dan333SP

A guy on my team has a red aeroad, it's my size...

A guy on my team has a red aeroad, it's my size and I definitely envy it. Lovely bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,901
Posted By Dan333SP

I will say, Canyon's marketing is pretty...

I will say, Canyon's marketing is pretty effective, at least for me. A lot of the cycling youtubers I follow ride Canyons, and the support they get seems phenomenal, plus the bikes look fantastic so...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,487
Posted By Dan333SP

ProTip: If you are going to be using the bike for...

ProTip: If you are going to be using the bike for regular riding as well as tris, you'll want something you can attach clip-on aero bars to, meaning you want something with traditional circular bars...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,736
Posted By Dan333SP

I have a Trek with BB86 pressfit. Despite all the...

I have a Trek with BB86 pressfit. Despite all the hate, I've literally never had a single issue with it and I'm probably at 45,000 miles on the original bearings. Still no play, totally smooth.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 226,496
Posted By Dan333SP

I got about 20k miles out of a pair of Corsa...

I got about 20k miles out of a pair of Corsa Lites before my front wheel asploded. Not bad for cheapos. Rear is still seeing service on the trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By Dan333SP

https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/outd...

https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/outdoor-activity/cycling/best-anti-pollution-mask-cycling-review-london-a7952771.html

Pretty sure there's no practical way to get a forced air helmet...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 226,496
Posted By Dan333SP

This quarantine thing has me so out of sorts that...

This quarantine thing has me so out of sorts that I'm back on BF browsing the Addiction thread. Scary times. :twitchy:

One perk of #newdadlife...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Dan333SP

:thumb: It didn't even occur to me when...

:thumb:

It didn't even occur to me when initially replying that I own a 2013 Madone, I'd assume the frame clearance would be similar to the 2014 5-series. I run 25mm GP5k tires on Ardennes+ rims,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Dan333SP

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discuss...

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1018672-will-28mm-tire-fit-my-madone.html
02-28-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,220
Posted By Dan333SP

True. I did a Zwfit race this morning and came in...

True. I did a Zwfit race this morning and came in 24th out of about 140 total riders, but on Zwift Power it has me in 11th overall, 2nd in B, the 13 others were dropped from the results because of...
02-26-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,731
Posted By Dan333SP

I hate racing crit city when they enable the...

I hate racing crit city when they enable the power ups. I can put out a lot of power but I'm relatively heavy (81 kilos, ftp is in the 320 range), so if I somehow end up with an aero boost and...
02-26-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,731
Posted By Dan333SP

I think there's lag both ways, between the power...

I think there's lag both ways, between the power you're putting to the pedals back to the game and also between the game and your smart trainer's resistance setting. Any set of rolling hills like the...
02-25-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,731
Posted By Dan333SP

What kind of trainer do you have? I finally got a...

What kind of trainer do you have? I finally got a smart trainer and tried Alpe du Zwift on my first ride with it, but the wheel kept slipping when I set the realism to 100%, low RPM/high torque...
02-25-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,731
Posted By Dan333SP

I was referring to world changes as someone...

I was referring to world changes as someone mentioned after my post, and it probably is less than that, it just feels like 30 seconds when you've finally gotten kitted up and have limited time to...
02-25-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,731
Posted By Dan333SP

Zwift is pretty slow to load on a laptop, and...

Zwift is pretty slow to load on a laptop, and mine is relatively fast. That said, 10-15 minutes is far too long. Mine probably starts up in 1 minute, and then the pairing process with my devices...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,967
Posted By Dan333SP

Not really, tbh, within certain limits. I notice...

Not really, tbh, within certain limits. I notice someone is much smaller than me when I'm trying to draft and can't quite get low enough, this seems to be the case with riders maybe 5'5" and under...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,013
Posted By Dan333SP

This is so bikeforums that we have a 5 page...

This is so bikeforums that we have a 5 page thread discussing whether it's safe to ride a 1/4 mile stretch of road that is frequently used by cyclists.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,254
Posted By Dan333SP

Longest ride? 106 miles by distance, 6 hours by...

Longest ride? 106 miles by distance, 6 hours by time (shorter distance, 101 miles, but it took an hour longer than the 106 miles).

Average? These days, maybe 20 miles. When I had more time, 30-35...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Dan333SP

Miami basically has one place to ride safely- Key...

Miami basically has one place to ride safely- Key Biscayne. It has bike lanes that are protected or at least clearly marked the length of the island, and on weekend mornings there are many large/fast...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,586
Posted By Dan333SP

The position on the bike will depend on the fit...

The position on the bike will depend on the fit you get. Why don't you measure your current setup and see if an S3 can accommodate what works for you? Someone else's experience with fit on a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By Dan333SP

QFT. I did a 5.5 hour ride this summer which was...

QFT. I did a 5.5 hour ride this summer which was probably my longest ever, but felt pretty much fine walking around after the ride despite stopping once for a bathroom break and snacks.

I also did...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Dan333SP

Don't know about Lauderdale, but I'm from Miami...

Don't know about Lauderdale, but I'm from Miami and rode there frequently before moving a few years ago. Drivers are absolutely trash in South Florida, so be prepared to ride extremely defensively....
01-16-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,731
Posted By Dan333SP

+1. If I don't plan on going over 80% of my max...

+1. If I don't plan on going over 80% of my max HR for a ride, it's pretty easy to watch a movie or show at that level of intensity. Any sort of hard efforts and I can't focus on anything except the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,897
Posted By Dan333SP

TIL that Claris now looks exactly like 105....

TIL that Claris now looks exactly like 105. Shimano really is big on the trickle down tech.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By Dan333SP

Do you only ride that Redline downhill in the...

Do you only ride that Redline downhill in the drops? That's what the bar setup looks like it was designed for. I guess if it's a cross race bike, that may make sense? Idk.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,562
Posted By Dan333SP

I have way too many, mostly from the era when I...

I have way too many, mostly from the era when I was trying to decide what works best for me, and it's hard to sell used shoes so they accumulate. Maybe 8 pairs of road shoes? I have one primary,...
01-13-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,731
Posted By Dan333SP

Zwift got me through the entire Mandalorian...

Zwift got me through the entire Mandalorian series recently which reignited my decades-dormant scifi nerdery.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,570
Posted By Dan333SP

Coming off a stomach bug that's kept me off the...

Coming off a stomach bug that's kept me off the bike for a while, this just got me pumped up to go ride. Nothing beats that feeling of absolute freedom, you captured it perfectly.
01-09-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,731
Posted By Dan333SP

Same. I've noticed weird behavior with joining...

Same. I've noticed weird behavior with joining events through the companion app where you'll click the + button to join a particular event, but then the join event countdown won't appear on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,526
Views: 398,534
Posted By Dan333SP

You were just in Mallorca too, no? Would love to...

You were just in Mallorca too, no? Would love to see some empty road photos from there as well!
01-09-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,731
Posted By Dan333SP

I did read on another forum that they hired a...

I did read on another forum that they hired a bunch of new UI designers for the development team at Zwift, so the entire UI should be getting a big update at some point which is much needed. There...
01-07-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,731
Posted By Dan333SP

Discovered a whole new avenue of nerdery for...

Discovered a whole new avenue of nerdery for Zwift use today-

www.zwiftpower.com

Pretty intense system they've created to virtually rank people, which I'm sure will be shredded by the...
01-07-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By Dan333SP

Have you tried restarting Zwift? If my trainer...

Have you tried restarting Zwift? If my trainer gets unplugged during a ride, the variable resistance function goes away and it just stays at a fixed resistance, only way to fix it is ending the ride,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Dan333SP

Yea, the cheapest flights to Gran Canaria seemed...

Yea, the cheapest flights to Gran Canaria seemed to be through Amsterdam on KLM (when looking at Dulles as a departure airport, my closest big international option), which definitely involves a fair...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Dan333SP

When I was looking, you definitely needed to fly...

When I was looking, you definitely needed to fly to Madrid, London, or Barcelona and then make a connection to the islands. No direct flights from the US mainland, but then again, isn't it the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Dan333SP

OP- have you considered the Canary Islands as...

OP- have you considered the Canary Islands as well? Was close to booking a trip to Gran Canaria a couple of years ago, appears to offer all the perks of Mallorca with less crowds and warmer weather...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,006
Posted By Dan333SP

+1 for protecting from sweat. My rear brake was...

+1 for protecting from sweat. My rear brake was behaving poorly recently, realized that the (externally routed) brake cable was badly rusted and gunked up from sweat dripping onto the top tube and...
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