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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,965
Posted By colnago62

It is easier to maintain a high effort on a hill....

It is easier to maintain a high effort on a hill. Hills are the best place to work Vo2 efforts.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By colnago62

Lower spoke count wheels wonít last as long, but...

Lower spoke count wheels wonít last as long, but if he is ok with that, he will be fine if he doesnít use lightweight or box aluminum rims. I weigh about that and run 28/32 on my main wheels, have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By colnago62

I think it is still generically advantaged...

I think it is still generically advantaged individuals winning, it just takes out the additional need for bike handling skill. Some 10k guy can get on and be very competitive without really having to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By colnago62

What is crazy to me is that you can win more...

What is crazy to me is that you can win more money winning a virtual race than many real world races.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 01:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,913
Posted By colnago62

Philip Gilbert said he was in his 54x11 when he...

Philip Gilbert said he was in his 54x11 when he looks at his computer and he is pedaling 110rpm on the flats on stage 17 of the Vuelta😳
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,250
Posted By colnago62

The reason Manufacturers went to press fit is...

The reason Manufacturers went to press fit is that it allowed them to lower the weight of the frame and increase the stiffness of the bottom bracket. What the industry did not account for is the...
09-08-19, 12:39 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By colnago62

Mare you talking about the decal?

Mare you talking about the decal?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,540
Posted By colnago62

At that time, the vast majority of races in the...

At that time, the vast majority of races in the US where criteriums. I also believe that Cannondale did not take much rider input when designing the bike. It was the worst bike they ever built. ĎIf...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,513
Posted By colnago62

There is a local ride around this island near...

There is a local ride around this island near Seattle. Clockwise, has an exhilarating descent. Counterclockwise, it becomes the climb from hell.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,965
Posted By colnago62

The fastest way to better climbing is to lose a...

The fastest way to better climbing is to lose a lot of weight. 140 lbs. isnít bad if you are about 5í7Ē or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,965
Posted By colnago62

How tall are you?

How tall are you?
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By colnago62

Lambie is a Beast

https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/lambie-sets-new-individual-pursuit-world-record/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By colnago62

Wheels Manufacturing has a customer service line....

Wheels Manufacturing has a customer service line. I called them because I bought a Token and the bearings didnít fit the my SRM crank (It seems Shimano 24 mm spindles are smaller than advertised and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 23,096
Posted By colnago62

Yes and mountain bikes also. I watch a fair...

Yes and mountain bikes also. I watch a fair amount of cross on Flo Sports. Those guys have amazing balance and ability to stay upright. Watching riders navigate some of those mud pits is incredible.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,540
Posted By colnago62

I remember when Cannondale began supplying bikes...

I remember when Cannondale began supplying bikes for their world team Saeco, the team complained that the frames were way too harsh riding. I owned one of the 3.0 frames and that frame was built like...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By colnago62

The Token Ninja is a thread together solution. It...

The Token Ninja is a thread together solution. It does use smaller bearings which according to Wheels Manufacturing, brings ups new set of durability issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 23,096
Posted By colnago62

I make similar adjustments when riding my bike in...

I make similar adjustments when riding my bike in the rain as I do when driving in the rain. It rains enough around here that many riders own rain bikes. Wet roads effect braking, No matter the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,913
Posted By colnago62

I was thinking that these guys must be world...

I was thinking that these guys must be world class Kilo riders.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By colnago62

Rolleurs are riders who can ride at a fairly high...

Rolleurs are riders who can ride at a fairly high tempo for long periods of time. That kind of rider seems most comfortable/efficient at a particular pace. I let them stay on the front for us long as...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,913
Posted By colnago62

I have heard doctors state that a waist larger...

I have heard doctors state that a waist larger than 40 inches increases your chances of heart disease.
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By colnago62

In Redmond, Washington. Also known as Marymoor...

In Redmond, Washington. Also known as Marymoor Park Velodrome.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 17,199
Posted By colnago62

You are correct, he was referring to carbon.

You are correct, he was referring to carbon.
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By colnago62

Cat IV Gear Restrictions

at JBMV there is a 88 inch max gear restriction. The idea is to force everyone to have to ride in the pack and not just use superior Cat II road fitness and just ride off the front of the field. Some...
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By colnago62

I hope so too. That would be a huge loss to the...

I hope so too. That would be a huge loss to the PNW race community.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 23,096
Posted By colnago62

My plan is to ride 11 speed until it gets hard to...

My plan is to ride 11 speed until it gets hard to find parts or there is a large jump in technology.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,913
Posted By colnago62

Ultimately, ride what you want, donít worry about...

Ultimately, ride what you want, donít worry about what the guy in front of you is riding and really donít worry about what a guy on a forum is riding. You will live longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 23,096
Posted By colnago62

You really werenít that clear, but it doesnít...

You really werenít that clear, but it doesnít really matter as my response was aimed at the person who was recounting something he possibly read.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,007
Posted By colnago62

I make it a habit not to lean my bike up in a way...

I make it a habit not to lean my bike up in a way it can fall derailleur side first.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 23,096
Posted By colnago62

When flying down a mountain pass, that is a...

When flying down a mountain pass, that is a distinction with the same consequence.
I thought maybe he was mixed up as I donít remember pads being an issue ever. My point really was that was a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 23,096
Posted By colnago62

In the very early days of disc brakes, I...

In the very early days of disc brakes, I remember, tandem riders mainly, complaints of issue with the fluid boiling from the heat on long descents. I believe that the industry got that issue figured...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,066
Posted By colnago62

It is not the same pace. A 4 man team tt will...

It is not the same pace. A 4 man team tt will cover 100 kilometers in under 2 hours. Their pace wonít be nearly that fast, which means you can spend more time at the front.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 17,199
Posted By colnago62

I thought Andy rode Land Sharks.

I thought Andy rode Land Sharks.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,250
Posted By colnago62

They have a customer service number that I called...

They have a customer service number that I called with questions about bb90 (You think bb30 is a pain, 90 for the win) issues. Man, those guys know their stuff. He talked to me for 30 minutes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,250
Posted By colnago62

There is a very good chance that the shop ate the...

There is a very good chance that the shop ate the cost, which in the grand scheme of things pretty cheap to keep a good customer happy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,250
Posted By colnago62

Yes this is basically the setup that BBInfintite...

Yes this is basically the setup that BBInfintite sells. They use their version of Locktite and sell it in their bottom bracket kit. The other thing that can help is making sure all surfaces are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,388
Posted By colnago62

After watching the Tour of Utah, I am surprised...

After watching the Tour of Utah, I am surprised some of the climbs in that state didnít make on the list. Guys were riding mid cage derailleurs and 34 tooth cassettes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 27,117
Posted By colnago62

There are more than a few crit/track guys around...

There are more than a few crit/track guys around here that ride 1x11/12. I think for races that donít have steep or long climbs, Single chainring setups can work very well. If I only had one bike to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 17,199
Posted By colnago62

My Father worked as a design engineer for Boeing....

My Father worked as a design engineer for Boeing. He told me that Boeing had a whole composite division. Every once and awhile, I would see their vans driving around at their Renton facility. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,946
Posted By colnago62

You ride a road crank on your track bike?

You ride a road crank on your track bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 17,199
Posted By colnago62

Anymore and they would almost be free. I bought a...

Anymore and they would almost be free. I bought a full carbon track frame for under $600.00
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,066
Posted By colnago62

I donít take long pulls for that reason. I donít...

I donít take long pulls for that reason. I donít want to be so fatigued that getting back on might be an issue. Honestly, I donít generally enjoy riding in groups where they feel the need to ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,066
Posted By colnago62

I have done it before. Anybody remember Eddy Bís...

I have done it before. Anybody remember Eddy Bís book, Bicycle Racing, or something like that? It had a section with a bunch team interval drills and I believe that was one I saw in his book. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 17,199
Posted By colnago62

I have heard 7 Cycles is pretty reasonable. I...

I have heard 7 Cycles is pretty reasonable. I donít know much about their frames.

Seven Cycles | Custom-Built Carbon, Titanium and Steel Bicycle Frames (http://sevencycles.com/index.php)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,066
Posted By colnago62

I learned to ride pace lines at the velodrome....

I learned to ride pace lines at the velodrome. The pace would start out slow and each lap the pace would go up 2 miles an hour, usually half lap pulls (400 meter track). The idea was to keep the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,066
Posted By colnago62

I think it is a mistake to have riders pull for a...

I think it is a mistake to have riders pull for a long period of time, like 10-20 minutes. They are more likely to burn a few matches and then not be able to contribute later down the road. Also,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 12:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,599
Posted By colnago62

He is racing with the wheelset. There are...

He is racing with the wheelset. There are advantages to running tubulars. You can ride on them when tire is flat. They also handle braking heat better than carbon clinchers.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,599
Posted By colnago62

I glued tires in a one bedroom. My biggest issue!...

I glued tires in a one bedroom. My biggest issue! Keeping glue off the carpet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 23,096
Posted By colnago62

For me, it takes the same amount of time for...

For me, it takes the same amount of time for both. I let the mechanic at the bike shop deal with it. 😂🤣😂
08-20-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,646
Posted By colnago62

I donít remember Nelson Vails as being much of a...

I donít remember Nelson Vails as being much of a crit rider. He used to see he only needs enough endurance to race 1K.
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