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04-13-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,475
Posted By ZHVelo

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This so everyone knows how cool I am.
03-09-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,788
Posted By ZHVelo

Russia isn't Europe. Not really.

Russia isn't Europe. Not really.
03-05-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By ZHVelo

I am not a racer either, but I find that FTP and...

I am not a racer either, but I find that FTP and the associated zones are a great help in pacing. Be it for a short or long climb, or long rides.
02-16-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,771
Posted By ZHVelo

Which is why I do a really long ride on Sunday...

Which is why I do a really long ride on Sunday and then interval on Tuesday and Thursday. That's the core of my training. Anything on top of that is bonus. E.g. atm I ski almost every Saturday and...
02-05-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,920
Posted By ZHVelo

50-22 up 10%? Monstrous!

50-22 up 10%?

Monstrous!
02-04-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,920
Posted By ZHVelo

So based on this thread I changed my plan, one...

So based on this thread I changed my plan, one session a week this month will now be (virtually) riding uphill. Started today. Not bad I have to say, I am at a power that I was not til beginning/mid...
01-28-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,091
Posted By ZHVelo

Plus the 2% you mentioned is a lot I would...

Plus the 2% you mentioned is a lot I would propose. That is 2km in a 100km ride. I think that is too much.

If I remember back when I used Wahoo on my phone and my bike computer they were always...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 440,289
Posted By ZHVelo

That is a gorgeous sunrise!

That is a gorgeous sunrise!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,601
Posted By ZHVelo

Sure thing, was fun for the most part.

Sure thing, was fun for the most part.
01-24-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By ZHVelo

The point of recovery is to do work so that no...

The point of recovery is to do work so that no strain is exerted but more blood gets to the muscles (for more oxygen and nutrients). You don't need micro bursts to achieve that, so what's the point?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,601
Posted By ZHVelo

Correct, I agree with you fully. I said not...

Correct, I agree with you fully.

I said not low because even rubik really cannot dispute that.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,601
Posted By ZHVelo

"What sort of level is this at for someone...

"What sort of level is this at for someone untrained with no previous cycling or endurance experience?"

He wasn't asking for a comparison to competitive athletes but how he stacks up to other...
01-21-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,771
Posted By ZHVelo

I guess yes, if your aim is that, then having...

I guess yes, if your aim is that, then having more but shorter sessions and learning recover in between will work. But increasing your FTP and your Vo2 max will not happen that much if you don't push...
09-23-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,999
Posted By ZHVelo

https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider/thomas-pidco...

https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider/thomas-pidcock

Destroyed the Ciclistico Italia, former winners include Sivakov and Vlasov.
09-22-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,899
Posted By ZHVelo

Irrelevant. You do realize one can, and...

Irrelevant.

You do realize one can, and plenty of people already have, estimated his watts/kg. Nothing else a bike computer provides would be relevant.

Also irrelevant, bikes will always be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,562
Posted By ZHVelo

Well how much is that in speed? I input this on...

Well how much is that in speed? I input this on 8% grade and if you go 310 watts over 3km you save 9 seconds with 1.2kg. To me that just feels more than 3 watts might indicate. I was never...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,562
Posted By ZHVelo

Sweet Jesus man your ego is fragile.

Sweet Jesus man your ego is fragile.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,562
Posted By ZHVelo

Sorry but what are you talking about? If I want...

Sorry but what are you talking about? If I want to ride 200 watts, I ride 200 watts. On a faster, lighter bike I just travel longer than on a slower heavier bike. But my average watts will be 200 in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,562
Posted By ZHVelo

How much do you care about bike weight?

I probably won't buy any times soon but I have been looking for some time and have 2 on my shortlist now, cost almost the same. Components are equivalent. Already test rode one, the other I will too...
09-09-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who...

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who coached people like Chaves and Quintana, introduced new training methods. Won two Tour de l'Avenir. Then you had the first successes again and suddenly...
09-08-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By ZHVelo

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u. ...

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u.

Colombians are crazy for cycling. Anyone who dares to ride a bike in Bogota must have a death wish. And it is full of cyclists. Medellin closes off some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 12:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,390
Posted By ZHVelo

I feel sorry for people who watch one of his...

I feel sorry for people who watch one of his long-ass videos and think it means anything. They are all the same, as well.

I do think he is right about the frames sent in to him, and that BB...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,510
Posted By ZHVelo

Interesting, makes me think if I should invest in...

Interesting, makes me think if I should invest in a top end model myself to see if I also feel better.
08-23-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,249
Posted By ZHVelo

How do you overtake them? Maybe I am doing...

How do you overtake them?

Maybe I am doing it too dangerous, but I usually look behind me to see if a car is there, if not I just go one the road and overtake the cyclist on the cycling lane....
08-19-20, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By ZHVelo

Just in, Froome and Thomas left out of Tour...

Just in, Froome and Thomas left out of Tour squad.

So much to all those "sandbagging" and "peaking at right time" nonsense.

Amador
Bernal
Carapaz
Castroviejo
Kwiatkowski
Rowe
08-18-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By ZHVelo

Astana are not strong enough to win the TdF, but...

Astana are not strong enough to win the TdF, but Vlasov could win the Giro where there will be less competition this year.
08-18-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By ZHVelo

Buchmann will make podium this year. In an...

Buchmann will make podium this year. In an interview on German TV he said after last year's Tour that he is happy with the progress, that he will continue, and focus on his kick ability. And he did...
08-18-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,587
Posted By ZHVelo

You joined in August 2013 and this is your 8th...

You joined in August 2013 and this is your 8th post only? And what is the point of it anyway?
08-16-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,283
Posted By ZHVelo

Sorry but that is absolute nonsense. There...

Sorry but that is absolute nonsense.

There is zero, zero reason to pretend to get dropped as early as they do. TJV are doing their thing and it doesn't matter if they get played by Ineos right...
08-14-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,283
Posted By ZHVelo

Yesterday's Dauphine Stage 2 had a group of 10...

Yesterday's Dauphine Stage 2 had a group of 10 riders finish within 10 seconds. All 10 were from 10 different teams.

Good to see the likes of Miguel Angel Lopez being able to keep up, Martinez...
08-13-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,438
Posted By ZHVelo

I do not know which one rides better, but...

I do not know which one rides better, but certainly this Canyon Ultimate has better specs and is lighter.
08-12-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,438
Posted By ZHVelo

But which model...

But which model...
08-11-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,438
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...
08-09-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
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...
07-31-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,519
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).
07-29-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,054
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,593
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,593
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...
07-23-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,480
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: 104
Views: 12,870
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: 2,480
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...
07-22-20, 12:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,480
Posted By ZHVelo

In no realistic world is this a climbing bike for...

In no realistic world is this a climbing bike for the average person. 36-30 is a joke on long, steep climbs. The amount of watts you would have to churn out just to do say 60 RPM.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,550
Posted By ZHVelo

In times of COVID I try to take a short rest or...

In times of COVID I try to take a short rest or put in an effort to get ahead. I have no intention of drafting behind someone.

There is a route where I regularly (maybe every other time I ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,378
Posted By ZHVelo

The Netherlands. Everywhere I have gone so far....

The Netherlands. Everywhere I have gone so far. You even get to shout at pedestrians who walk into the cycle lanes. Obviously part of this is because often cycle lanes and car lanes are separated,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,788
Posted By ZHVelo

What paint scheme? And which countries in Europe?...

What paint scheme? And which countries in Europe?

I have never had a problem with a car stopping for me, but the car arriving at the roundabout at the same time is always tricky. Because all...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,767
Posted By ZHVelo

None. You go forward, not in circles.

None.

You go forward, not in circles.
07-09-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By ZHVelo

It is official now: ...

It is official now:

https://www.bbc.com/sport/cycling/53112149

But he will complete this season with Ineos.
07-08-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,950
Posted By ZHVelo

I assume you mean add an option for people who...

I assume you mean add an option for people who want this and others who checked the dating box can see that you also checked it?

Otherwise it would just be creepy af.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,663
Posted By ZHVelo

So I went from 25mm 4000's to 28mm 5000's (with...

So I went from 25mm 4000's to 28mm 5000's (with lowering the pressure, too I have to add) and the ride was smoother, more comfortable and I had more grip. I am not an aggressive (or at least not...
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