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04-11-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 882
Posted By tomato coupe

Everybody knows 42 is the ultimate resting heart...

Everybody knows 42 is the ultimate resting heart rate. You just missed it.
04-11-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 882
Posted By tomato coupe

Get a sense of humor. Not necessarily.

Get a sense of humor.

Not necessarily.
04-11-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 882
Posted By tomato coupe

It's a prime number, so you've got that goin' for...

It's a prime number, so you've got that goin' for ya. But, 42 would have been funnier.
04-01-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By shelbyfv

RWGPS Basic is $50/yr....:foo:

RWGPS Basic is $50/yr....:foo:
03-29-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,162
Posted By Koyote

I'm no physicist, but I think heavier bikes are...

I'm no physicist, but I think heavier bikes are faster going downhill...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By bikecrate

Had a nice day out Saturday in the Ocala Nat...

Had a nice day out Saturday in the Ocala Nat Forest. I got in 42 miles. Sunday I was a little leg sore, but made an unexpected discovery. I was riding for about 10 miles on the highway and as I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By GBK233

Just started riding last week. Hadn’t been on a...

Just started riding last week. Hadn’t been on a bicycle since 1983.

Today’s ride: (couldn’t figure out how to reduce pic size)

...
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By downtube42

Formally Rejected

On a pandemic inspired whim, going stir-crazy with all the 2020 events canceled, I made a short video and submitted it to a film festival. Inspiration came while I was on my indoor trainer. I asked...
03-19-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By unterhausen

I finally noticed the effect of a zwift update

As a relative newbie, I have wanted them to make it so you could do more than one ride without quitting in order to collect route badges. Well, they finally implemented that. I hate it :)


The...
03-18-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,014
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I find myself using this bag a lot, just to carry...

I find myself using this bag a lot, just to carry a spare tube, pump, & repair kit, + phone or wallet or whatever other little things. It sits high on your back, but doesn't interfere with your...
03-15-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,868
Posted By msu2001la

I finally did Ven-Top. It is indeed brutal. My...

I finally did Ven-Top. It is indeed brutal. My time to the summit was 2:04 on the Strava KOM segment (11.83 mi), and 2:10 from the beginning of the route (12.97 mi). That was with an average power...
03-11-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,057
Posted By mstateglfr

Buy a motorcycle.

Buy a motorcycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,874
Posted By Racing Dan

3, 2, 1 ... cue up the TL crowd :-) ...

3, 2, 1 ...

cue up the TL crowd :-)

Imo, just get some protected tyres and stop worrying about endless flats and supposed "suppleness" of race day tyres.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By canklecat

I don't think I've ridden a bike since the first...

I don't think I've ridden a bike since the first week of February, just before our Arctic blast froze Texas for a week. I've cut way back on cycling since autumn 2020 to give an old neck injury time...
03-04-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 958
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, this is what I've been saying. Not sure why...

Yes, this is what I've been saying. Not sure why the OP is rejecting this option. Maybe the lack of MacGyvering?
03-04-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By base2

It sounds like with what you have done, the shift...

It sounds like with what you have done, the shift cable is now holding the derailleur off the limit screw. This is a common mistake. You probably installed the cable before setting the limits.

You...
03-03-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By J.Higgins

The corporations that desire to run 24/7 have...

The corporations that desire to run 24/7 have reduced their labor forces by adopting a more punishing schedule. I am/was career military, and afterwards, I worked companies that had three stable...
03-02-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By unterhausen

The mistake most people make is to go too hard at...

The mistake most people make is to go too hard at the beginning. I always found that settling in at a comfortable pace and ramping up from there worked pretty well.
But I have never done a TT with...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,544
Posted By c.miller64

So.. Amanda Coker decided to go for a little ride this past weekend..

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x259/screenshot_2021_03_02_the_florida500_race_ride_strava_054b8635dbd13d9eef1ccf651376a86f13ec95e3.png...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By Branko D

Swimming in sleeves is banned by ITU rules on...

Swimming in sleeves is banned by ITU rules on everything shorter than medium and long course triathlon (half and full IM distance). Mostly it doesn't get enforced at local competition but it's there...
02-27-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By unterhausen

Get some rollers and use a hub dyno. There...

Get some rollers and use a hub dyno.

There is one brand of smart trainer that uses the power from the trainer to power the electronics. Tacx? I forget.

Tapping into that would be a project...
02-23-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,335
Posted By joeruge

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a...

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a second....Yes.
02-22-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By surak

Did AdZ as an official vEveresting within the...

Did AdZ as an official vEveresting within the rules last year. Stayed in Z2, ascents averaged slightly less than 80 min @ 2.5 W/kg. Food was a challenge and in retrospect I should have held off on...
02-22-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By unterhausen

zwift has a decent explanation of what you have...

zwift has a decent explanation of what you have to do to earn each badge
https://support.zwift.com/en_us/general-and-cycling-specific-zwift-badges-ryutAU_VH
02-22-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Hypno Toad

Check out zwifthub.com for a list of badges and...

Check out zwifthub.com for a list of badges and route achievements. I'm a total sucker for this nerdy stuff, it's keeping me motivated and challenged to stay fit.
02-20-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,068
Posted By indyfabz

Wut

Wut
02-20-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,323
Posted By chaadster

I rode the velodrome today...

I finally made the time to hit the Detroit Lexus Velodrome today for the beginner 101 and 201 classes, and I just gotta say, I used some muscle groups I donít usually use! It was very stressful for...
02-20-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,632
Posted By Mojo31

Use a QuadLock mount on bars for phone. ...

Use a QuadLock mount on bars for phone.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x980/20210220_111738_31feeeb4b4a7018d65ab247364e97efaf9ac0ad0.jpg
02-19-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,068
Posted By HD3andMe

I don't know why anyone would want a POS camera....

I don't know why anyone would want a POS camera. They are crappy.

Now, for a P&S camera, the Sony RX100 series are very nice.
02-16-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,539
Posted By Danhedonia

I have a KICKR CORE. It's terrific. I also know...

I have a KICKR CORE. It's terrific. I also know people who have Elite Diretos and like them, and Tacx customers also seem satisfied.

Given that Tacx product is marginally easier to find, you...
02-14-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,632
Posted By Zoxe

Shortly after the first of the year, I started...

Shortly after the first of the year, I started down the path of a Zwift setup using my old Surly Cross Check.

...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,655
Posted By Bulette

Sunday's weather was supposed to start out a bit...

Sunday's weather was supposed to start out a bit cool, but the afternoon would top 70įF. It was a great chance to get out for a century. Unfortunately, my Garmin had mysteriously discharged during...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,655
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/f6975ac32b5619bbdf4a40e8d57...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/f6975ac32b5619bbdf4a40e8d57b1dec/a3c5ada8723b1e6abc1a390c5178f973/s1024.jpg

February Century done! :) (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4749923349))

I rode...
02-07-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By mstateglfr

Moved from dumb trainer to smart trainer. Results are...

Contrary to what's continually claimed, I apparently put out more watts on my smart trainer than the zpower estimate.
Went from a Saris Fluid 2 dumv to a Tacx Flux S direct drive smart.

I use...
02-05-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,632
Posted By jaxgtr

Finally all the kids have moved out.....:beer: So...

Finally all the kids have moved out.....:beer: So I built out a crafting pain cave for my wife, complete with customized closet shelving
...
02-03-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,390
Posted By tyrion

Are there matching shorts?

Are there matching shorts?
02-02-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,632
Posted By Hypno Toad

After finishing up the painting in our basement,...

After finishing up the painting in our basement, we've re arranged ... ok, mostly just a new location with the same bikes/trainers. (Libby is photobombing)
...
02-01-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By burnthesheep

Long, and just what my gripes with Zwift...

Long, and just what my gripes with Zwift plans/workouts and most indoor dedicated platforms:

It's whatever floats your boat. To say that any one program is easier or harder is to totally not...
01-24-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,210
Posted By hubcyclist

On flats, pure watts is generally going to go...

On flats, pure watts is generally going to go faster, going 280w at 4w/kg is going to be faster than someone at 220 and 4.5w/kg, but on hills the person going 220 at 4.5w/kg is going to get up the...
01-24-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ed Wiser

If you want really hard training sessions you...

If you want really hard training sessions you would be better served by Sufferfest.
https://thesufferfest.com/pages/get-started

more target designed.
Replies: 36
Views: 3,655
Posted By ooga-booga

102 miles today. a bit windy second half of the...

102 miles today. a bit windy second half of the ride but as far as winter weather goes in this forum, no complaints. southern california coast from dana point south to mission bay/old town area of...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,655
Posted By 2WheelsNYC

So, I found out about this "club" late last year...

So, I found out about this "club" late last year but I'm not going to miss it this time. I did 10k miles with 9 centuries for 2020, so I'm pretty happy about that. After many delays, I finished...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,655
Posted By Brett A

I did my first century of 2021, and my 13th...

I did my first century of 2021, and my 13th consecutive monthly, two days ago. Being half way through the month already, I jumped on one of the few days in the forecast with temps above freezing....
Replies: 36
Views: 3,655
Posted By joewein

I rode my first January Century on Sunday. It...

I rode my first January Century on Sunday. It came to 200 km (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4560980072)), with temperatures between -2 C and 8 C (28F to 46F). I left late-ish around...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,655
Posted By Cycletography

My 1st Century of 2021 ...

My 1st Century of 2021


https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1198x870/screen_shot_2021_01_05_at_7_06_16_pm_8d04f47664cd593ce187b3e5648a3b7c5d4a3dac.png...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,167
Posted By caloso

There’s no single best training zone. Some days...

There’s no single best training zone. Some days are threshold, some days are VO2max, some days are recovery. There might be 90bpm difference between what’s optimal for what I’m trying to do that...
12-14-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,436
Posted By chaadster

Oh come on, there is no definition of coasting...

Oh come on, there is no definition of coasting which is defined over distance...thatís pure BS. You know full well that this discussion has been about coasting vs. fixed gear, because you jumped in...
12-14-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,256
Posted By Maelochs

Ummmm ..... you are willing to address a crowd...

Ummmm ..... you are willing to address a crowd of random strangers now, when there is no way to change what has already happened .... but were not willing to address a single human being,...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,199
Posted By texbiker

I am not a rando or ultra rider but I recently...

I am not a rando or ultra rider but I recently bought the BiSaddle. So far I have 78 miles on it. The first ride showed I needed to adjust the height and forward positions. Now I have it located. It...
12-07-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,860
Posted By csport

2.71828 ... or is it for those who ride an...

2.71828
... or is it for those who ride an e-bike?
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