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03-29-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By rm -rf

Golden Cheetah (https://www.goldencheetah.org/)...

Golden Cheetah (https://www.goldencheetah.org/) is free, open source software for recorded power meter analysis.

It has a ton of charts and data screens to analyze a ride and to track trends over...
03-29-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By asgelle

That would be this...

That would be this...
03-29-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By hubcyclist

different programs have different things that I...

different programs have different things that I like, I've actually even made my own app where I download my ride data from strava and I get myself a performance management chart, power duration...
03-25-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,795
Posted By aniki

The bottom bracket design has absolutely no...

The bottom bracket design has absolutely no influence whatsoever on smooth cadence; it's all in your mind.
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In the photo of your static position you're rotating your pelvis forward and leaning...
03-23-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By cubewheels

Neill's Bike Fit, one of the best pro bike...

Neill's Bike Fit, one of the best pro bike fitters I've come across in the internet, schooled under Steve Hogg, suggested 15mm below the "heel on pedal" as starting point of saddle height adjustment....
03-23-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By cubewheels

The most common prognosis for this type of...

The most common prognosis for this type of problem is too high saddle height.

Coincidentally, the most common fitting mistake highly experienced cyclists make is too high saddle. You probably...
03-22-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By Parkyy16

I want the racier position. I'm trying it out...

I want the racier position. I'm trying it out with the 90mm stem with 5cm bar drop. Should come out alright, I think. I've had a fit prior to ordering the breadwinner and the fit on the Road Logic...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By OnTheTarmac

Rode aimlessly around Chester County, PA trying...

Rode aimlessly around Chester County, PA trying to decide if it was worth riding in 35 degree weather. Eventually went south to Delaware and briefly into Maryland before heading back. It started to...
03-16-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,203
Posted By tenniscyclist

Thanks, Cycletography. Many insightful specifics...

Thanks, Cycletography. Many insightful specifics in your post.

Interesting to read your opinion and experiences with maltodextrin. Again, I enjoy hearing what works for others even if it wouldn't...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By 2WheelsNYC

March - Bear Mountian

Went to the top of Bear Mountain, NY -- my first trip up there. Temps for most of the ride was freezing with a lot of head wind. Met up with a local group who were very encouraging.
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03-15-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By cubewheels

Two PT's - Physical Therapy, Pedaling Technique. ...

Two PT's - Physical Therapy, Pedaling Technique.

There's one pedaling technique to disengage the core / lower back muscles - using only the quads and calves.

Quads+calves only pedaling (no core...
03-15-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By canklecat

Anyone who thinks you can just ride a back...

Anyone who thinks you can just ride a back problem into shape needs to tell Egan Bernal to quit wasting time on physical therapy for his injury induced scoliosis. Heck, he's only a youngster. What do...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By Bulette

Deadlines and disruptions have limited my riding,...

Deadlines and disruptions have limited my riding, so I was excited to set out on a March century -- I even chose the touring bike to add some extra saddle time. The forecast was ~60-70F, but with...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By ooga-booga

finished up the march account. 119 miles from...

finished up the march account. 119 miles from fullerton (about 10 miles east of dtown los angeles) back to san diego. took the earliest amtrak train up to fullerton. pretty windy in the first half of...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/a7f116dccdad1f91078ec67de38...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/a7f116dccdad1f91078ec67de38b97df/d1b3f3b2144f529ed1f71ebedaa2f35c/s800.jpg

215 km with 1600 m of elevation gain (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4906351051))....
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By OnTheTarmac

February century

Got my February century in on the last day of the month. I took a quick trip to Florida but might end up staying here for awhile, I forgot what its like to have sun. Rode 60 miles the day before,...
02-28-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By jon c.

When I was a kid in the 70s, if you had as much...

When I was a kid in the 70s, if you had as much seat post showing as is common now other riders would suggest your bike was too small for you.
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By 2WheelsNYC

February 2021

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I was able to squeeze one in. Bad weather throughout the month limited...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,318
Posted By genejockey

And consider buying several, if you might get...

And consider buying several, if you might get more bikes. Your favorite saddle might be discontinued, and you'll be stuck going through the process all over again.
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By Tomm Willians

Working my way back

Had a nice 60 miler today working my conditioning to the point of (hopefully) doing my first double century before summer. I had a nasty accident in late December breaking numerous ribs on my right...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,318
Posted By rubiksoval

Not if your reach is set up well.

Not if your reach is set up well.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,318
Posted By rubiksoval

Is your saddle level? Try tilting it down. A lot...

Is your saddle level? Try tilting it down. A lot if necessary.

Helps immensely.
02-15-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,785
Posted By caloso

Find a tree.

Find a tree.
02-14-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,459
Posted By Road Fan

If your concerned about how far out you are...

If your concerned about how far out you are reaching, it's not enough to look at bike size which is normally based on seat tube length. First you need to clarify seat tube length. It can be (in order...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By Bulette

Sunday's weather was supposed to start out a bit...

Sunday's weather was supposed to start out a bit cool, but the afternoon would top 70F. It was a great chance to get out for a century. Unfortunately, my Garmin had mysteriously discharged during...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/f6975ac32b5619bbdf4a40e8d57...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/f6975ac32b5619bbdf4a40e8d57b1dec/a3c5ada8723b1e6abc1a390c5178f973/s1024.jpg

February Century done! :) (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4749923349))

I rode...
02-01-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,225
Posted By downtube42

I've always known i have the long life genes,...

I've always known i have the long life genes, from both sides, so i try to take care of my parts. If they can ever do a spinal column replacement, sign me up. I got a used model.
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By Bulette

Almost missed January this year; I have been...

Almost missed January this year; I have been spending more time on a mountain bike, specifically to ward off "mile hunting". But I really enjoy the long rides -- so on Saturday I set out for...
02-01-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,459
Posted By Phil_gretz

Absolutely NO. That's not how it's done. Top tube...

Absolutely NO. That's not how it's done. Top tube length is the question. Seat tube length or its third cousin, standover, are not even part of the question.

Stack and reach are how it's done.
01-30-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,459
Posted By ShannonM

Fit's complicated. For a person about whom I...

Fit's complicated.

For a person about whom I knew nothing but their 5'8" height, a 54 cm normal road frame is the medium-sized bike. But not everybody prefers a medium-sized bike. Some people like...
01-30-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,459
Posted By joeruge

It's nearly impossible for anyone who doesn't...

It's nearly impossible for anyone who doesn't have all the information about you and the bikes you're trying to know what will fit you. Bike fit is almost as individual as what shoes will fit. If it...
01-30-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,459
Posted By Schlafen

You should get a professional bike fit first,...

You should get a professional bike fit first, considering you'e already had bikes that didn't fit you based off conventional sizing.

It'll be worth it and it will save you a ton of money and grief...
01-28-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,459
Posted By mack_turtle

when I buy footwear, I don't trust that the same...

when I buy footwear, I don't trust that the same size label will fit me every time. in US shoes sizes, I might wear a 9.5, 10, or 10.5. that's something like a 42–44 in Euro sizing. I find that the...
01-27-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,741
Posted By Rage

Hi Moisture, sorry if it seems we are being...

Hi Moisture, sorry if it seems we are being cruel. Speaking for myself, I never actually thought you were trolling. I can see the earnestness in/of your posts.

It’s just perplexing that you offer...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By twa

For January, did a 100.08 mile urban ride in...

For January, did a 100.08 mile urban ride in Southern California. Rode from home to my son's campus out in the suburbs and returned home. Route was mostly along bike lanes and about a third on...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By OnTheTarmac

Philly suburbs -> Valley Forge Park -> Schuylkill...

Philly suburbs -> Valley Forge Park -> Schuylkill River Trail -> back with misc. detours. I left at 8am when it was 25 degrees F. Had boot covers, gloves, hat, 3 layers and was still frozen in my...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,982
Posted By adamrice

I've got a wheel with a dyno hub. I do not have a...

I've got a wheel with a dyno hub. I do not have a dyno light/USB converter yet; Igaro (which makes a USB converter) will be releasing a combo light/converter soon, and I'm holding out for that. I'll...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,982
Posted By gif4445

I don't see anything wrong with your approach...

I don't see anything wrong with your approach Adam. I'm sure you will do some shake-down rides to see what works for you and what doesn't. A little over 2 pounds for a decent sleep system is about...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,982
Posted By adamrice

gif4445...

gif4445 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/gif4445-326156.html), you've identified the factors that I've been thinking about myself. I think I can keep the combined weight for pad, bag, and bivvy...
01-20-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,395
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

you need less than you think you do

you need less than you think you do
Replies: 19
Views: 1,982
Posted By gif4445

I raced in 2019 and used motels for all but one...

I raced in 2019 and used motels for all but one night. Probably the only useful help I can give you is to share the struggle I had (have) with selecting the correct approach. Motel or camp? Motels...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By ooga-booga

102 miles today. a bit windy second half of the...

102 miles today. a bit windy second half of the ride but as far as winter weather goes in this forum, no complaints. southern california coast from dana point south to mission bay/old town area of...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By 2WheelsNYC

So, I found out about this "club" late last year...

So, I found out about this "club" late last year but I'm not going to miss it this time. I did 10k miles with 9 centuries for 2020, so I'm pretty happy about that. After many delays, I finished...
01-15-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,307
Posted By Speedway2

The older I get the less I care about shifting...

The older I get the less I care about shifting gears and hammering it. My best rides are solo and at my pace.
My Riding Style? I prefer to take my Single Speeds. One is 42/17 the other is 42/16....
01-15-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,815
Posted By Clyde1820

Have always found about 8-10oz of a good...

Have always found about 8-10oz of a good whole-milk yogurt with a handful of "granola" (raisins, choc bits, oats, nuts) with some fruit added in works well. (Banana, for more potassium; honey, if I'm...
01-14-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,592
Posted By rubiksoval

I guess it depends on whether or not you're...

I guess it depends on whether or not you're riding 2 hours with the intent of developing power and speed, or you're riding two hours at the most leisurely pace possible for recreation, health, or...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By Brett A

I did my first century of 2021, and my 13th...

I did my first century of 2021, and my 13th consecutive monthly, two days ago. Being half way through the month already, I jumped on one of the few days in the forecast with temps above freezing....
01-08-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,709
Posted By Biker395

I can tell you this. When I stop riding, I feel...

I can tell you this. When I stop riding, I feel much older.
01-08-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,709
Posted By BCAC

I felt old in my late 50’s when I was 35 pounds...

I felt old in my late 50’s when I was 35 pounds overweight. Made old man noises getting up off the couch and walked stiffly the first few steps. Developed the old man tell of looking just a few feet...
01-06-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 190,842
Posted By dphilips

Inexpensive but lightweight handle bar extension...

Inexpensive but lightweight handle bar extension mount repurposed as a decaleur for my North St. Pioneer 12 bar bag. The bag was ok without it but on rough trails would bounce against the headtube....
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