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Posted By jadocs

It's a leverage thing. The theory is that you...

It's a leverage thing. The theory is that you have more leverage with the cleat back vs. forward and therefore easier power application.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,501
Posted By jadocs

I switched to Ti last November from Carbon. My P4...

I switched to Ti last November from Carbon. My P4 is now my secondary bike. The T2 with over 4000 miles on it so far is plenty snappy and soaks up irregularities better than my Carbon bike. It's also...
08-20-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By jadocs

How's your diet? High in sodium?

How's your diet? High in sodium?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,266
Posted By jadocs

Aren't there any local group rides in your area...

Aren't there any local group rides in your area that are free?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By jadocs

Why don't you just do that?

Why don't you just do that?
08-20-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By jadocs

Check your skewers or through axles: Clean/lube...

Check your skewers or through axles: Clean/lube and torq to spec if through axle. If skewer make sure it's tighter than you had it.

Check your seatpost: clean apply carbon grip past and torq back...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18,745
Views: 3,736,359
Posted By jadocs

Bought some more jersey's from La Passione while...

Bought some more jersey's from La Passione while the sale was still on. I'm a fan
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,032
Posted By jadocs

So I just got my La Passione jeryseys in...

So I just got my La Passione jeryseys in yesterday. Folks, they are the BOMB!...so much so I placed another order last night. Sale is still going on so I would jump if you are in the market.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18,745
Views: 3,736,359
Posted By jadocs

I saw this mentioned on the GCN Show. Wow that is...

I saw this mentioned on the GCN Show. Wow that is gorgeous, I want that so bad! What are you going to build it up with?
08-14-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By jadocs

I was thinking last night about this. Take a...

I was thinking last night about this. Take a close look at where the spokes go into the rear hub. It is entirely possible that the degreasing with cassette on temporarily cleaned the crud around the...
08-14-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By jadocs

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Here is the through axle version of the lock ring...
08-13-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By jadocs

Your hub probably does need a good cleaning, but...

Your hub probably does need a good cleaning, but Iím still inclined to believe you have a spoke issue. Have you tried lightly squeezing the spokes in your hand (two at a time)...work your way around...
08-13-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By jadocs

My initial reaction was it has to be your spoke...

My initial reaction was it has to be your spoke tension as well. I just had my rear wheel re-trued and tension checked. Two spokes were loose which caused it to ping under my weight from where it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By jadocs

I'm running the same wheel/tire combo on my bike....

I'm running the same wheel/tire combo on my bike. I have the same mileage on them as well. Have you had any issue with the rear wheel going out of true slightly? My spokes started to ping a little...
08-09-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,960
Posted By jadocs

Playing with fire with cheap Chinese bibs....

Playing with fire with cheap Chinese bibs. Stitching can be awful and with chafe you like nobody's business. Material is also thin cheap junk. If some of the guys above have real world experience...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,587
Posted By jadocs

Just so you know, cycling caps come in different...

Just so you know, cycling caps come in different material configurations. For hot weather, I use one from Hincappe Sports made from same perforated material as a lightweight jersey. In colder climate...
08-08-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 23,486
Posted By jadocs

Why don't you just take the Ramp Test on Zwift?

Why don't you just take the Ramp Test on Zwift?
08-08-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By jadocs

As long as you understand the purpose of each...

As long as you understand the purpose of each adjustment, associated physiology in relation to your riding style and flexibility behind the adjustments. For example, you don't adjust seat fore/aft to...
08-08-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,221
Posted By jadocs

Wait....your doing 16hrs on a unicycle???

Wait....your doing 16hrs on a unicycle???
08-08-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,393
Posted By jadocs

Smart rollers are where it is at. You are really...

Smart rollers are where it is at. You are really riding your bike and developing skills that directly translate to the road. No artificiality associated with having your bike locked in. I never get...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18,745
Views: 3,736,359
Posted By jadocs

Just like noodle soup said, I was in a Trek...

Just like noodle soup said, I was in a Trek store yesterday and they had the exact same, exact package selling for $28 and change. Real deal. I won't be needing cleats for a while.
08-08-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By jadocs

I use the Lite as well.

I use the Lite as well.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,587
Posted By jadocs

Cycling cap here as well.

Cycling cap here as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,322
Posted By jadocs

Pain is often the best motivator. But to the...

Pain is often the best motivator.

But to the OP...practice, soft pedaling when you need to IOT maintain pace.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,322
Posted By jadocs

The way you stop a half wheeler is to half wheel...

The way you stop a half wheeler is to half wheel back until they can't half wheel you anymore. They will then be perfectly happy sitting right at your side lol
08-06-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By jadocs

Back in the day you could buy tiny mirrors to...

Back in the day you could buy tiny mirrors to stick inside your glasses. I had some and they worked very well. The trick was getting them stuck on there just right. I assume these would work just as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18,745
Views: 3,736,359
Posted By jadocs

Gotcha thanks! Yeah they are identical to my...

Gotcha thanks! Yeah they are identical to my cleats that I purchased from Colorado Cyclist many years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18,745
Views: 3,736,359
Posted By jadocs

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Just got mine in. Is this what yours looked...
08-03-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 927
Posted By jadocs

Take care of yourself, glad to hear that you are...

Take care of yourself, glad to hear that you are on top of that.
08-02-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,393
Posted By jadocs

A lot of people are riding faster in zwift than...

A lot of people are riding faster in zwift than they can in real life, not because they are data doping but because their trainer has a larger margin for error than advertised, reporting more power...
08-02-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 927
Posted By jadocs

You might want to get that checked. That does not...

You might want to get that checked. That does not sound right at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,032
Posted By jadocs

The Team Cross Jersey is actually one of my...

The Team Cross Jersey is actually one of my favorites. Lots of attention to detail, even around the collar, it's reinforced to stay in shape.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,189
Posted By jadocs

Ha Ha

Ha Ha
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,032
Posted By jadocs

Eliel - One of my favorite brands fit and quality...

Eliel - One of my favorite brands fit and quality are top notch, both jerseys and bibs
Donkey Label - Another favorite, quality, fit and materials also top notch

I just bought a couple jersey's...
08-02-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,393
Posted By jadocs

Ended up with 742 miles. No way I was going to...

Ended up with 742 miles. No way I was going to make 1000, just not enough time between work and the family.

I wonder if it's the same shirt the Trek stores were giving away during their sale "Trek...
07-31-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By jadocs

Hold on people, Example: We don't know if is bike...

Hold on people, Example: We don't know if is bike is a 9 speed and his trainer has a 11 speed cassette, because that will certainly explain how it shifts fine with the wheel on and not on the trainer.
07-31-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By jadocs

Sounds like pressure in the area is great enough...

Sounds like pressure in the area is great enough to cause the pain you are experiencing and also cutting off your circulation. Something is different as far as fit is concerned if you did not...
07-31-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,393
Posted By jadocs

That's a heck of a lot of miles. I'm only sitting...

That's a heck of a lot of miles. I'm only sitting at 720miles as of today. You must be a commuter or retired and enjoying life!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,076
Posted By jadocs

FWIW, it aint me!

FWIW, it aint me!
07-29-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,148
Posted By jadocs

Matchie....matchie, it's important! LOL

Matchie....matchie, it's important! LOL
07-29-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,148
Posted By jadocs

Watch out, kits and shoes are going to be next!

Watch out, kits and shoes are going to be next!
07-29-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,497
Posted By jadocs

As long as they are not coming apart or damaged...

As long as they are not coming apart or damaged to the point that function is affected, and they maintain the fit around your foot when applying the fasteners.
07-29-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,998
Posted By jadocs

Sounds like you want a Connex chain which comes...

Sounds like you want a Connex chain which comes with a quick link that is designed to do exactly what you are asking about above. No tools required to take on or off, I always remove my chain by hand...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,189
Posted By jadocs

If it were me, I would get basic rollers. It's...

If it were me, I would get basic rollers. It's within your budget and you would also have something that will improve your bike handling skills and balance. Yes it takes practice, but learning them...
07-29-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,393
Posted By jadocs

LOL I got a chuckle out of this. I think I look...

LOL I got a chuckle out of this. I think I look fat in mine too.
07-29-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By jadocs

It's probably your skewer or through axle....

It's probably your skewer or through axle. Remove, clean, lube and torque through axle to spec. If QR, make sure it's tight.
07-29-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By jadocs

Doesn't sound like that's what happened. The OP...

Doesn't sound like that's what happened. The OP said he removed the wheel without shifting and it came out easy. Prior to reinstalling, he shifted to the small cog to make assembly easier.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By jadocs

I used to measure out my tire and input manually...

I used to measure out my tire and input manually on my old computer. I marked the tire with chalk and actually sat on the bike to roll it out. I figured the weight of my body on the bike would...
07-29-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,271
Posted By jadocs

Ok, I gotcha... I've been so used to only using...

Ok, I gotcha... I've been so used to only using the mobile app. Didn't really pay attention to the desktop site which does have a power graph. As you ride more with the PM, you will see that it does...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By jadocs

They are great. Iím using the Hotshot Pro 200.

They are great. Iím using the Hotshot Pro 200.
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