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04-16-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 34
Posted By caloso

Are you asking if you could attach a bluetooth...

Are you asking if you could attach a bluetooth transmitter to the existing sensor?
04-16-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4,972
Views: 3,490,133
Posted By caloso

Agreed. Just great.

Agreed. Just great.
04-16-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,532
Posted By caloso

I think the math worked out because they were...

I think the math worked out because they were using 220-age as an estimate. I don't think they know what your actual HRMax is, they just said stop at 90% of predicted HRMax. If you haven't tested...
04-15-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 609
Posted By caloso

I would stock up when my LBS held their annual...

I would stock up when my LBS held their annual sale. They would sell them at half price as a loss leader.
04-15-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,680
Posted By caloso

Your point about impairment is well taken but...

Your point about impairment is well taken but itís no longer illegal in many states. Probably not much longer in Nebraska either.
04-15-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 629
Posted By caloso

I’ve had rides where it was uphill both ways but...

I’ve had rides where it was uphill both ways but never down. Congratulations.
04-14-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16,221
Views: 965,275
Posted By caloso

Long VO2max intervals: 5 x 5’ at 108%. Had...

Long VO2max intervals: 5 x 5’ at 108%. Had planned to do 6, but my wife is out of town and had to get back and start dinner for the kids. Such is the Dad Life.
04-14-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By caloso

Are those goggles any different than ski goggles?

Are those goggles any different than ski goggles?
04-14-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By caloso

I saw this when if first came out and I love it...

I saw this when if first came out and I love it even more now. Phil rocks!
04-14-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 272
Posted By caloso

One time I inadvertently put that I weighed 1677...

One time I inadvertently put that I weighed 1677 pounds and couldn't figure out why my guy was going up hills so slow. I'm surprised that the software even allowed it. Maybe they fixed that.
04-14-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By caloso

If you come down I-5, you’ll have 400 miles where...

If you come down I-5, you’ll have 400 miles where the steepest climb is going to be an overpass.
04-14-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 454
Posted By caloso

I have had toe overlap on almost every road bike...

I have had toe overlap on almost every road bike I’ve ever owned. It’s worse if you have fenders for the rain. It is what it is. You get used to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 718
Posted By caloso

Lezyne

Lezyne
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By caloso

They're very reliable, if you use them correctly....

They're very reliable, if you use them correctly. They are part of my belt and suspenders approach: I carry a CO2 cartridge and a mini pump, a spare tube and a patch kit. First flat gets a new...
04-13-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By caloso

I would ride my road bike with 25mm tires on...

I would ride my road bike with 25mm tires on that. It looks smoother than your typical NorCal paved road.
04-12-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16,221
Views: 965,275
Posted By caloso

3 sets of 6 x 1' vo2max on/offs. (Bluebell for...

3 sets of 6 x 1' vo2max on/offs. (Bluebell for you TrainerRoadians)

Other than developing some acid reflux on the last set, that went really well. Normally my stomach doesn't bother me much on...
Forum: Foo
04-12-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 851
Posted By caloso

I do. It's cheap and easy insurance to cover...

I do. It's cheap and easy insurance to cover anything I'm missing in my diet.
04-12-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 321
Posted By caloso

Check the cable housing and ferrules. Especially...

Check the cable housing and ferrules. Especially the one closest to the seat tube. It might be as simple as squirting some WD-40 in there. Or just replacing the cable and housing.
04-12-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,149
Posted By caloso

I just bought a Canyon Exceed myself. a) it's a...

I just bought a Canyon Exceed myself. a) it's a hardtail, not full suspension; b) it's super-value, but still quite a bit more than $820.
04-12-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,149
Posted By caloso

You are kind for being so considerate of others'...

You are kind for being so considerate of others' feelings.
04-10-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,218
Posted By caloso

I think you might surprise yourself. You may...

I think you might surprise yourself. You may not get fitter and faster than when you were 25, but I think nearly everyone can get fitter and faster than they are today. The question is whether or...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,123
Posted By caloso

You will be absolutely shocked what my mountain...

You will be absolutely shocked what my mountain bike is made of!
04-09-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,218
Posted By caloso

What do you mean when you say "what others have...

What do you mean when you say "what others have found besides data?"
04-09-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5,953
Views: 358,782
Posted By caloso

Yes, we got him a hardtail for his birthday two...

Yes, we got him a hardtail for his birthday two years ago when he decided he was done with soccer. I thought he might want to do HS mtb, but he decided he wanted to run track. He's doing the 200...
04-08-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5,953
Views: 358,782
Posted By caloso

I was going to, then when Covid hit, I forgot...

I was going to, then when Covid hit, I forgot about it for awhile. Decided I wanted a hardtail, so I got a Canyon Exceed. I love it.
04-08-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5,953
Views: 358,782
Posted By caloso

The XC races? Exposed to the wind, hard packed...

The XC races? Exposed to the wind, hard packed dirt, but with tons of babyheads. It's on a state off-road vehicle park so these are motorcycle trails, I guess. For sport it's 3 laps of a 2.78 mile...
04-08-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5,953
Views: 358,782
Posted By caloso

We cancelled our team race weekend (Golden State...

We cancelled our team race weekend (Golden State Race Series). It is always the first weekend of May. Our county remains in the red tier, and the city would not approve our permit, so we had to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 767
Posted By caloso

I remembered that a couple of years ago I did an...

I remembered that a couple of years ago I did an experiment where I was riding into a steady headwind. I ran Strava on my phone so it just estimated power. Then I uploaded the same ride from my...
04-08-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 911
Posted By caloso

This. That said, once you've gotten all...

This.

That said, once you've gotten all the parts and assuming you have the right tools, it shouldn't take more than an evening to assemble it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,123
Posted By caloso

Personally, I'd feel safer on a new CF bike than...

Personally, I'd feel safer on a new CF bike than a 15 year old aluminum one.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 767
Posted By caloso

It's completely meaningless.

It's completely meaningless.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By caloso

Subscribing, because I'm interested to hear if...

Subscribing, because I'm interested to hear if such a thing exists anymore. The only reflective ones I know of are commuter tires like the Michelin Protek and Schwalbe Marathon. I have the...
04-07-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By caloso

I can also recommend the Kinetic. Power readout...

I can also recommend the Kinetic. Power readout is very close to my Stages PM when the Kinetic is warmed up and calibrated. Easy and inexpensive way to get on Zwift, Trainerroad, Sufferfest, what...
04-07-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By caloso

My trainer is a dumb trainer. It's not...

My trainer is a dumb trainer. It's not controllable, it just transmits estimated power, so I never had that issue. But it does make a difference which order I start up each app, because Bluetooth...
04-06-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,546
Posted By caloso

Dutch bikes are awesome! Ilove my Dutch bike. ...

Dutch bikes are awesome! Ilove my Dutch bike.


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04-06-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By caloso

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Stages PM on the bike to TrainerRoad on iPad; Kinetic trainer to Zwift on...
04-06-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By caloso

I will probably keep mine going. I spent a fair...

I will probably keep mine going. I spent a fair amount of time on it last summer due to air quality. Typically I do a Trainerroad workout while running Zwift concurrently, as a distraction and...
04-06-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,802
Posted By caloso

Good point.

Good point.
04-06-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,022
Posted By caloso

Awesome. I'm hoping to do the RR on Saturday,...

Awesome. I'm hoping to do the RR on Saturday, first time in over a year, now that I have had the vaccine. I think my fitness is decent, but I'm a little unsure of my bike handling in a group, so I...
04-05-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,022
Posted By caloso

Same. The only time I came close to 300w for an...

Same. The only time I came close to 300w for an hour it was up Mt Diablo. Steady 6% with 3000 ft of vertical and since it starts at sea level the altitude isnít an issue.
04-05-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,377
Posted By caloso

A few years ago, Cannondale had a Gulf Racing...

A few years ago, Cannondale had a Gulf Racing color scheme on their CAAD. I thought that was terrific and if I ever did a custom paint job that would be something I would consider.
04-05-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By caloso

Cycling Skiing Soccer and running tied for a...

Cycling
Skiing
Soccer and running tied for a distant third.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,792
Posted By caloso

That "X doesn't matter if you're not racing,"...

That "X doesn't matter if you're not racing," where X is

clipless pedals
power meter
training plan
aero wheels
aero helmet
aero kit
Dura Ace
and my favorite: simply wanting to ride faster
04-05-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By caloso

Thanks. The last physics class I took was in...

Thanks. The last physics class I took was in high school many years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,792
Posted By caloso

True. The OEM Fulcrum wheels that came on my...

True. The OEM Fulcrum wheels that came on my Tarmac have been super reliable, and not much heavier than the Open Pros I had handbuilt years ago. But, like most racers, I use them as...
04-05-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16,221
Views: 965,275
Posted By caloso

Easy ride with the kid yesterday, commute today. ...

Easy ride with the kid yesterday, commute today. Tomorrow, I will get back into it.
04-05-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,297
Posted By caloso

Jersey pocket. I'll put it in a ziplock bag if...

Jersey pocket. I'll put it in a ziplock bag if it's going to rain hard.
04-04-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,579
Posted By caloso

Average speed of a Tour stage is mostly...

Average speed of a Tour stage is mostly determined by the terrain, the weather, the stage of the race, whether thereís a breakaway, whoís in the breakaway. . . . Riders care about how much time...
04-03-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,680
Posted By caloso

Same.

Same.
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