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08-12-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 649
Posted By ZHVelo

But which model...

But which model...
08-12-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By ZHVelo

I started doing 15 second sprints on my zone 2...

I started doing 15 second sprints on my zone 2 Sunday ride. I increased my max wattage by 70. Next block will be more climbing but I think I will return to this again later in the year. Feels good to...
08-11-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 649
Posted By ZHVelo

Yea, that is why Germany is such a **** hole.

Yea, that is why Germany is such a **** hole.
08-11-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By ZHVelo

But that is my point, Roglic is the massive...

But that is my point, Roglic is the massive favorite for Dauphine, but not TdF - if anything, he is more likely not to win Dauphine than TdF exactly because of what you said.

On the other hand,...
08-11-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 649
Posted By ZHVelo

Current waiting times are horrendous. ...

Current waiting times are horrendous.

Negative reviews have skyrocketed this year, almost exclusively due to service. But to be honest I think this applies to every manufacturer.

Oh and major...
08-11-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By ZHVelo

Yea, although the bookies still have Bernal as a...

Yea, although the bookies still have Bernal as a slight favorite for the TdF.

While for the Criterium de Dauphine Roglic is absolute favorite. Makes no sense, why do they think Roglic is going to...
08-10-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,361
Posted By ZHVelo

He will start the Giro and most likely how it...

He will start the Giro and most likely how it looks right now Deceunic will go for GC with him. He is not planned for the tour and at 2.5 weeks out it seems an odd call to put him in that so shortly...
08-09-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By ZHVelo

Calling it - Roglic will win it. He was...

Calling it - Roglic will win it.

He was playing with Bernal and he has such a strong team. He has 3 super domestiques. He is a far superior TT guy that Bernal and he he has higher kick at the end...
08-08-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By ZHVelo

Tour de l'Ain stage 2 today really showed who is...

Tour de l'Ain stage 2 today really showed who is boss.

Bernal > Thomas >>>> Froome

And Jumbo Visma >>>> Ineos

Only Bernal could keep up, the last 6 man group had 3 Jumbo riders and only...
08-07-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By ZHVelo

As I said, they can always ban spectators and...

As I said, they can always ban spectators and force all support staff to wear masks.

If you really want, it is possible. And still better than no racing at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,377
Posted By ZHVelo

I use Wahoo Fitness app on Android phone and you...

I use Wahoo Fitness app on Android phone and you do not see left/right while riding, but it does show in the summary after.
08-06-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By ZHVelo

Nairoman so disappointing. After that crushing...

Nairoman so disappointing. After that crushing victory in Tour de la Provence early on in the year, he got absolutely smashed today.
08-06-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By ZHVelo

Yea, already moving over was a dick move but then...

Yea, already moving over was a dick move but then he moved over even more and shoved out his right elbow - wtf was he thinking?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By ZHVelo

What the hell is that motorbike at 00:38...

What the hell is that motorbike at 00:38 thinking?

Effectively in the middle of the only remaining road left any cyclist coming could take...
08-05-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,486
Posted By ZHVelo

Mine is 41 and a friend wouldn't believe me so...

Mine is 41 and a friend wouldn't believe me so grabbed my wrist and checked for himself. Quite literally transferred my e-peen to the real world.
08-05-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By ZHVelo

Vuelta a Burgos and Tour de Occatanie have taken...

Vuelta a Burgos and Tour de Occatanie have taken place so...

Also the second wave is not really coming, here for example yes it has gone up again, but nowhere to the levels of the first one.

I...
08-05-20, 02:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,486
Posted By ZHVelo

Not really what rubik is saying though, is it? He...

Not really what rubik is saying though, is it? He isn't questioning that you have successfully done it for three weeks, he is pointing out that at some point your body will break down and you will...
08-04-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By ZHVelo

What a performance, eh? On the other hand,...

What a performance, eh?

On the other hand, Ineos did some nasty work on Stage 3 of Tour de Occatanie yesterday, Froome, Hart, Sivakov and then Egan unleashing, looked as strong as ever. Especially...
07-31-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,361
Posted By ZHVelo

It's official, he can also climb. Pretty solid...

It's official, he can also climb. Pretty solid performance, left the likes of Carapaz, Yates, Landa in the dust (Vuelta a Burgos 2020 Stage 3).
07-31-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,486
Posted By ZHVelo

I tried to listen to my breathing today and look...

I tried to listen to my breathing today and look at pulse and increase wattage every 20 minutes. VT1 is definitely somewhere in Zone 2 for me. 63% of FTP which I guess is right in the middle I...
07-29-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,309
Posted By ZHVelo

The more you ride the less it will hurt your ass....

The more you ride the less it will hurt your ass.

Also, try various saddles, go to a local shop and get their help and try out some.
07-29-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,486
Posted By ZHVelo

VT1 is basically Zone 2?

VT1 is basically Zone 2?
07-28-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By ZHVelo

What kind of races? You want an 'aero' bike or...

What kind of races? You want an 'aero' bike or more a 'race' bike? Do you want to buy in a LBS in which case what brands are available to you, or online is fine?
07-27-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 959
Posted By ZHVelo

It has the same parent company as Eurosport? How...

It has the same parent company as Eurosport? How small the world is...
07-27-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 959
Posted By ZHVelo

Interesting that the rights are so different,...

Interesting that the rights are so different, maybe it costs too much to show in the US.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 01:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,232
Posted By ZHVelo

A little headband. A lot of people recommended...

A little headband. A lot of people recommended Halo but that was not available for me so I picked what looked like the next best thing on Amazon, Grip Grab or something, and it works wonders. It does...
07-26-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By ZHVelo

MvdP

MvdP
07-26-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 959
Posted By ZHVelo

They are showing basically everything... All...

They are showing basically everything...

All three GT, all stage races in Italy coming up, Giro rosa, Criterium du Dauphine which will have a super line up given it is THE prep race now for the...
07-26-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By ZHVelo

Are Jumbo Visma the strongest team

They announced all three leaders will take part, Roglic, Dumolin and Kruiswijk.

The supporting cast of Tony Martin, Wout van Aert, Sepp Kuss, Robert Gesink and Laurens De Plus sounds very strong...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,377
Posted By ZHVelo

Is that both sides though? You could also just...

Is that both sides though? You could also just get the Uno, and have the pedal of choice on the other one for easy in and outs when you have to. I anyway don't think the duo is worth it, though ofc...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,377
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, I almost always have to look down to clip...

Yes, I almost always have to look down to clip in. Whenever I managed to get it without looking and first attempt it feels like a success.

However, I am not too bothered, this is purely a problem...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,176
Posted By ZHVelo

Wow, you can get them for EUR 63 and EUR 62 (USD...

Wow, you can get them for EUR 63 and EUR 62 (USD 146). Even in Switzerland the cassette is only CHF 68 and the RD only slightly more at 76 (almost 1 to 1 to USD, though in last months USD...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,674
Posted By ZHVelo

What a coincidence, this just came out: ...

What a coincidence, this just came out:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1uvo68RJYg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,176
Posted By ZHVelo

This. A Shimano Ultegra cassette and RD are about...

This. A Shimano Ultegra cassette and RD are about 130 for where I am. A chain won't add much, but let's say it is $150, that means the LBS charges $50 for the replacement. I guess fair enough (I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By ZHVelo

Old school Catholics hate women, no surprise...

Old school Catholics hate women, no surprise there. Only men in the family can inherit the business.

But I still don't see why I should boycott them because of it. I am sure I interact with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By ZHVelo

They are religious nutcases? What does that...

They are religious nutcases?

What does that have to do with me or their products?
07-25-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By ZHVelo

Hard to do in the evening while watching TV with...

Hard to do in the evening while watching TV with the wife. Potentially if one has rollers and it isn't too loud.

Even then, you don't feel that nice pain when you find a spot...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,674
Posted By ZHVelo

yes, this thread has convinced me to get bib...

yes, this thread has convinced me to get bib shorts the next time I need new shorts. Trying can't hurt.
07-24-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By ZHVelo

Is foam rolling that effective?

Had a difficult weekend, went on Tuesday for a light ride and Wednesday for intervals and my legs were still real heavy. Foam rolled a lot at night, went out Thursday and legs were a lot better...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,674
Posted By ZHVelo

Really? The straps would make me uncomfortable as...

Really? The straps would make me uncomfortable as hell, but ok I can see what you mean about pressure from the waistband.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,674
Posted By ZHVelo

Why bib shorts rather than just shorts?

Why do people ride bib sorts?

I have only shorts, never have any problem with them, can't imagine having those weird straps over my shoulder under my jersey, not to mention bib shorts seem to be...
07-24-20, 02:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By ZHVelo

Indeed, not sure about cycling because yes you...

Indeed, not sure about cycling because yes you run the same routes again but so many other factors influencing it, but in the gym, I sometimes had my greatest improvements the week after resting for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 01:53 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,143
Posted By ZHVelo

Right, it is also the distance you have already...

Right, it is also the distance you have already covered. Looking at the profiles of the passes I want to do next, including Stelvio hopefully this year, I don't think any will be a problem if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,176
Posted By ZHVelo

What does the 16 have to do with it per se?...

What does the 16 have to do with it per se? Surely that statement also depends if you have 52-36 or 50-34 or yet something else up front...and anyway, neither 11-30 nor 11-34 have a 16 (on Shimano).
07-23-20, 01:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By ZHVelo

This is literally the most normal response, are...

This is literally the most normal response, are you just venting your frustration or is this a serious question?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 01:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,176
Posted By ZHVelo

Fair enough. You lose out on 3.71 and 4.33 in...

Fair enough. You lose out on 3.71 and 4.33 in between, does not seem too bad to me. I would rather stay in a lower gear and spin a little more, but I can see that others may disagree.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 15,030
Posted By ZHVelo

Why care what someone else wears while you ride...

Why care what someone else wears while you ride past them in your entry level bike in a non-matching shorts/jersey combo while they are on their multiple thousand bike with perfect matching kit....
07-23-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,818
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, the average Joe is definitely as strong as...

Yes, the average Joe is definitely as strong as Pantani and able to put out the watts he did.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,176
Posted By ZHVelo

This. What do you lose by going 11-34...

This.

What do you lose by going 11-34 instead of 11-30? It is maybe a somewhat heavier cassette, but those what, 50 grams or what really won't be noticeable compared to the lower gear available....
07-22-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,818
Posted By ZHVelo

I agree, but if you call it a 'climbing' bike you...

I agree, but if you call it a 'climbing' bike you can expect that it should be for climbs. Be that longer steepish ones that will tire you out and you can't grind on 36-30 forever unless you are very...
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