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Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By Doge

Cost?

Cost?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By Doge

I don't know about the 2016. I had a 2015. ...

I don't know about the 2016. I had a 2015. There were two issues. One was under load the wheel would pull out due to angle, and 2 the hardened steel plates on the dropouts made them very difficult...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,109
Posted By Doge

Get a CVT hub. I have one. They are heavy. ...

Get a CVT hub. I have one. They are heavy. They also seem to rob power, but there are no steps. I though riding one was a good idea, and that helped me determine that I was pretty happy between...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,109
Posted By Doge

In my job job I've designed things I thought...

In my job job I've designed things I thought would be easy for users that users found not so easy. Of course an investment in more user training, or new designs can be a solution, but generally the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,109
Posted By Doge

In cx and MTB a front derailleur is mostly...

In cx and MTB a front derailleur is mostly non-existent. That may be because noone knows how to adjust them, or may be because 11 spds over a wide range is sufficient.

I typically used a triple...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,109
Posted By Doge

Another reason for a 1X because even pros get...

Another reason for a 1X because even pros get chain drop. No FD, no front shifting issues and a narrow/wide ring is much better at holding a chain.

"Inner" chain rings are not symmetrical on...
11-19-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,014
Posted By Doge

Even if they were equal time, so what? Many...

Even if they were equal time, so what?
Many folks that work harder than other folks make less. So yea, coddling.

But aside from the social and philosophical parts of this, bike racing needs to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,109
Posted By Doge

Yes, but... Cheap lower quality stuff for...

Yes, but...
Cheap lower quality stuff for tooling around. They are out there, but don't expect any get respect on BF.

With 11 on the rear it is very hard to get the the gears all right and...
11-17-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 974
Posted By Doge

Some backhanded encouragement. There is...

Some backhanded encouragement.

There is always someone faster. There is a point anyone will bonk (did you see the 2019 World Championships).
But bonking is part of it. Better riders do not bonk...
11-17-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,328
Posted By Doge

We have a tandem. That goes fast. On singles...

We have a tandem. That goes fast. On singles there is braking on descents. She did that as a dominant racer. It didn't really matter as up hills made the difference. I am more fearful than I...
11-17-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,759
Posted By Doge

OP is an enthusiast and likely is sitting back...

OP is an enthusiast and likely is sitting back and enjoying. I expect he has, or will have a PM.
Lots of us that see no need for a PM have them. I have 5 or 6. Because I want to. I also don't...
11-17-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,328
Posted By Doge

That 42X11 is a big top gear that would not be...

That 42X11 is a big top gear that would not be used. The low end would be. There still are 11 speeds and mostly flat around here. I'm going to go with big gear around top 90in.

A 40X12-28 is a...
11-17-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,328
Posted By Doge

I am in the process of re-building a Ti classic...

I am in the process of re-building a Ti classic of my wife's. All 9100 Dura-Ace and some boutique stuff in the super light area.
We decided yet another 1X for the house.
I can't decide if a...
11-15-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,759
Posted By Doge

Short replies are welcome. To the OP why have a...

Short replies are welcome. To the OP why have a PM when you don't race? Because you want to .
11-15-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,759
Posted By Doge

That may be the core of our disagreement. Outside...

That may be the core of our disagreement. Outside of this forum, I don't know folks that train to do anything but be faster and/win more (they can be different). Power helps do both. But, certainly...
11-15-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,759
Posted By Doge

No disagreement. And if you do that you need a...

No disagreement. And if you do that you need a PM.

The next Why that falls from that is why a PM training program was chosen over another one.
I assume because folks think the time spend in a...
11-14-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,759
Posted By Doge

The Why has not really be defined. I can think...

The Why has not really be defined. I can think of three whys.
-To train
-To perform
-To see numbers.

I think the latter is what most have a PM for. You can train with cadence, HR, Power -...
11-14-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,759
Posted By Doge

I agree a PM is the best way to measure power. ...

I agree a PM is the best way to measure power. And if the why is that you want to measure power, it is the best tool. As I posted, I used it for tuning equipment.

When there used to be bike...
11-14-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,328
Posted By Doge

Most our "dedicated" bikes are 1X. They were...

Most our "dedicated" bikes are 1X. They were built with a purpose or road type in mind and the extra ring is added weight, or not needed or increases risk of the chain coming off.
The bikes with...
11-14-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,759
Posted By Doge

I agree with your statements that speed is not...

I agree with your statements that speed is not indicative of effort and it does eliminate variables. That is why I like time better for measuring improvement. Power is just one factor in going...
11-14-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,759
Posted By Doge

How is that any better than speed / time? It does...

How is that any better than speed / time? It does not measure the most important thing - winning. And it does not measure speed. Targeting power may not help either (and I am very serious about...
11-13-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,014
Posted By Doge

I thought this might lead to just the...

I thought this might lead to just the cancellation of the women's events. This is easier I think.
Cancel the whole thing. Tucson too - canceled.

Women's competitions are now T level...
11-05-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,277
Posted By Doge

No - you add equal purse for women's racing and...

No - you add equal purse for women's racing and it quietly goes away. As posted a few times about local races (Boulevard, and a small list), along with urinating on the neighbor's yard.
11-02-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 212,903
Posted By Doge

I had not heard that. I really don't know why...

I had not heard that. I really don't know why they needed their own categories. Made for more paperwork.
11-02-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 212,903
Posted By Doge

Today I'm catching and 81 year old local cyclist,...

Today I'm catching and 81 year old local cyclist, I slow down and say hello and am kinda surprised. John never rides below 20mph @ age 81. If you've been around SoCal, Como, last century you know...
11-01-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,520
Posted By Doge

I liked this one...

I liked this one https://babylonbee.com/news/motorcycle-that-identifies-as-bicycle-sets-world-cycling-record?fbclid=IwAR3R02hginyydbHEj4CisqTvkSj3filZMel1vXu6sPiWbjZ1CqdCl19gAbk
11-01-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Doge

That video didn't seem to care if his handlebar...

That video didn't seem to care if his handlebar width was 36 or 38. I think is GT performance is more a reflection of growing up and some brain adjustments that come from crashes trying to shoot a...
11-01-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,520
Posted By Doge

Because it is often hard to fill a podium with...

Because it is often hard to fill a podium with gender / age classes.

Same thing I've posted many times - no gender or age classes will work best. Every time I see a big race cater to the money...
10-27-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,520
Posted By Doge

This is unfair. Many cyclist do unfair...

This is unfair.
Many cyclist do unfair things.
Cycling is not fair.

I don't know it will destroy women's cycling, because I don't know that wining is all that important in women's cycling.
10-27-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By Doge

Good place to start is below. A book. Arnie has...

Good place to start is below. A book. Arnie has extensive trainer workouts.

Smart Cycling: Successful Training and Racing for Riders of All Levels Paperback – March 26, 1997

by Arnie Baker...
10-24-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 212,903
Posted By Doge

Some USA kids my son's age and younger are doing...

Some USA kids my son's age and younger are doing over 6 fig by age 21, but that still leaves a lot of road ahead.
A few others could, but don't want to move to Europe.
As I often point out/remind...
10-24-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 212,903
Posted By Doge

The eating guy likely was not constantly accused...

The eating guy likely was not constantly accused of doping either. Chris is a guy that is just happy to be on the bike.
As a parent, it was not so much the money, but guys that just love it as a...
10-23-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 212,903
Posted By Doge

I never wished pro cycling on my kid. It is...

I never wished pro cycling on my kid. It is something easy to get infatuated with, but rarely delivers. And if you do do well, a large group will brand you a cheater. The smart folks don't do it. ...
10-22-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 212,903
Posted By Doge

FWIW - I bought 5 of them. I have not seen that...

FWIW - I bought 5 of them. I have not seen that issue. However they do discontinue models and stop support (trainers). I likely won't buy the next stuff from them.
10-22-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 212,903
Posted By Doge

Likely 80s there today. 90s at beach here.

Likely 80s there today. 90s at beach here.
10-22-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 212,903
Posted By Doge

Sounds like the Mike Nosco ride. Is it different?

Sounds like the Mike Nosco ride. Is it different?
10-22-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 212,903
Posted By Doge

I think that is correct - and recent.

I think that is correct - and recent.
10-20-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 134,805
Posted By Doge

I was officiating soccer games using (basic...

I was officiating soccer games using (basic running stuff) HR monitor/GPS. I had a big game and a cold. I took the OTC stuff in OTC dosage. My HR was a good 10 beats higher. I never did that...
10-20-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 134,805
Posted By Doge

Equally as absurd is suggesting natural women too...

Equally as absurd is suggesting natural women too high in T take chemicals to reduce their ability (running situation).
NO way a committee can figure this out. I think pro games are silly, but...
10-19-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,117
Posted By Doge

11spd is pretty established. Go 1X11 get a...

11spd is pretty established. Go 1X11 get a Dura-Ace chain
10-15-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,596
Posted By Doge

Congratulations! Do you play Glenn Gould -...

Congratulations!
Do you play Glenn Gould - Bach in warm up, or save that for the after party?

Actually - warm-up tunes could be a thread.
10-14-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,596
Posted By Doge

This is one of the un-intended consequences about...

This is one of the un-intended consequences about having separate categories by discipline.
Besides being a pain to manage you get Cat 1 roadies in Cat 4/5 track, Cat 4/5 cx, Cat 4/5 MTB.
USAC...
10-12-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,596
Posted By Doge

This is MTB - so skip if you want. Riding the...

This is MTB - so skip if you want. Riding the last laps without a saddle/ funny / not so funny stuff. My kid in the white and blue #279. The carbon seat rails shattered....
10-10-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Doge

7:30 AM race should be below freezing...

7:30 AM race should be below freezing...
10-10-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Doge

Collegiate Nats in Big Bear Oct 10+ - 2019

Anyone in Big Bear this week?
10-09-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By Doge

In CA we have the basic speed law and you can...

In CA we have the basic speed law and you can legally go 40 in a posted 35 - if a road survey shows 80% of the others were doing it (up to the absolute speed limits). You may have to argue it, but...
10-09-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By Doge

I *think* there is agreement that this is on the...

I *think* there is agreement that this is on the officials, not the riders. If riders are not taking advantage of what the officials allow they are going to be severely handicapped. I don't think...
10-09-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By Doge

This isn't UCI but this race had several UCI...

This isn't UCI but this race had several UCI racers in it and some future (current now) WT racers. Chico SR P1 and riders just expect to be allowed to draft back to the pack. This is right in front...
10-08-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 212,903
Posted By Doge

True. Because it is not the same value as other...

True. Because it is not the same value as other things.
10-08-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 212,903
Posted By Doge

I have little control anymore (good) except...

I have little control anymore (good) except buying stuff. This is recreation, and he'd rather do cross or ski than do any class - skills or school. He is a road guy. This is less about skill than...
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