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10-14-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By redlude97

Get the cups for BB30 install and removal...

Get the cups for BB30 install and removal https://www.parktool.com/product/bottom-bracket-tool-set-for-bb30-pf30-bbt-30-3
Then build the press out of a lag bolt and washers/bolts from the hardware...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,436
Posted By redlude97

Nice! I commute 16+ miles with a category 4 climb...

Nice! I commute 16+ miles with a category 4 climb in each direction from LFP to First Hill but I certainly don't expect most people to have the desire to do that. I see lots of e-bikes around and I'd...
10-14-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 110,241
Posted By redlude97

A couple from the first few races in the PNW of...

A couple from the first few races in the PNW of the season. Anyone coming to Seattle for Nats this year?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,518
Posted By redlude97

bring on the snow. Time to pull out the splitboard

bring on the snow. Time to pull out the splitboard
10-11-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By redlude97

Light aluminum rims aren't necessarily a good...

Light aluminum rims aren't necessarily a good thing, they dent easily IME. Love my stan's crest but they aren't the most durable rim out there. Carbon rims can actually be made quite a bit more...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By redlude97

Yea if you have lower gearing you can decrease...

Yea if you have lower gearing you can decrease the power you put out. I'm the master of 50-60rpm 4mph slow grind in my 34x40 to keep power down
10-11-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By redlude97

Would rather have i9 hubs over novatec so I'd...

Would rather have i9 hubs over novatec so I'd lean that way even though the rims are al vs carbon
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By redlude97

Just swap the RDs onto one bike to confirm to...

Just swap the RDs onto one bike to confirm to eliminated routing/housing issues. Are the shifters the same? Is the B-screw position the same? Chain length?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By redlude97

got it, wouldn't hurt to get an inner chainring...

got it, wouldn't hurt to get an inner chainring even if you go with the 11-42. They are usually under $20
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By redlude97

Would probably work by why not throw a 34t on...

Would probably work by why not throw a 34t on there and use the closer spaced 11-40 cassette?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By redlude97

Probably with a 46/30 or a 48/31. 50/34 11-40...

Probably with a 46/30 or a 48/31. 50/34 11-40 required a full length uncut chain and the b-screw maxed out on my CAADX. You could flip the b-screw or use a road link easily
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By redlude97

I guess I don't see the gravel market as being...

I guess I don't see the gravel market as being something that caters towards racers or that persona, which is different from the road side of things in a lot of ways. They picked gearing range...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By redlude97

Sure, I mostly agree with this. I just don't...

Sure, I mostly agree with this. I just don't think gearing is what is holding back the majority of people in the gravel scene. There's been an explosion in that area even before shimano made lower...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By redlude97

My experience with mtbers and other gravel riders...

My experience with mtbers and other gravel riders is that a very small fraction will want to ride that type of terrain whatever their gearing. You still need to be able to put out a lot of power to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 01:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By redlude97

How many people riding gravel need lower than...

How many people riding gravel need lower than 31◊34 really?
10-09-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,138
Posted By redlude97

https://www.outsideonline.com/2403076/overtraining...

https://www.outsideonline.com/2403076/overtraining-mental-effects-research
10-08-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By redlude97

I dunno, all of the sram CX1 cages are pretty...

I dunno, all of the sram CX1 cages are pretty short and have limited capacity while being able to clear a larger max cog. For example the medium cage goes to a 36T but only allows for a 25t capacity.
10-08-19, 12:11 PM
10-08-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 497
Posted By redlude97

What is your gearing? Can you not shift to a...

What is your gearing? Can you not shift to a lower gear? You can turn down trainer difficulty as well
10-07-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By redlude97

I think his point is that the diameter is pretty...

I think his point is that the diameter is pretty tiny, causing the bike to lower significant compared to a 700c equivalent. Most people run at least 650bx42 or more commonly 47-48mm
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,185
Posted By redlude97

You think thats bad? I pinch flatted a new...

You think thats bad? I pinch flatted a new tubeless tubular, its a goner and I can't even patch the inside...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,436
Posted By redlude97

I live in seattle, including e-bike bike shares...

I live in seattle, including e-bike bike shares I'd estimate ~10% of people are now on ebikes, from everything to low powered casual cruisers that help people get up hills to cargo e-bikes with kid...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By redlude97

I think the fizik infographic is incomplete or...

I think the fizik infographic is incomplete or lacking context because it doesn't take into account saddle to bar drop ie back position for a given rider type. Even the ability to touch your toes...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 931
Posted By redlude97

The classic is wool and handles a wider...

The classic is wool and handles a wider temperature range more comfortably and precipitation and breathability. Its one of my favorite pieces of kit. Pair it with a gilet and you can cover anything...
10-05-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By redlude97

Usually if the bead doesnt seat correctly in one...

Usually if the bead doesnt seat correctly in one spot you can carefully pull on the tire sidewall in the opposite direction and it will slip into place. But yea I usually air up to 60psi and most...
10-04-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By redlude97

Looking at coasting time might also be...

Looking at coasting time might also be enlightening, those are where I feel like a really get a chance to recover and prevent cramps
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 69,385
Posted By redlude97

I don't understand the single sideloader though

I don't understand the single sideloader though
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,520
Posted By redlude97

Cardboard wheel boxes

Cardboard wheel boxes
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,520
Posted By redlude97

I'd be more worried about them being damaged in a...

I'd be more worried about them being damaged in a soft wheel bag but probably ok. I'd pull the rotors at the very least and make sure the tires aren't too high on pressure
10-03-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By redlude97

Might be a good question to ask or discuss here...

Might be a good question to ask or discuss here https://forum.trainerroad.com/t/wko5-is-here-and-it-looks-different/18194/334
10-03-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By redlude97

Hmm interesting point, if you're on the more...

Hmm interesting point, if you're on the more narrow side of tires for gravel yea. DT Swiss lists the XR 391 as a xc/cyclocross/gravel rim, and I'm running 650bx48c which is definitely a rounded...
10-02-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By redlude97

I'm also a quantity over quality guy. I like to...

I'm also a quantity over quality guy. I like to ride my bike, I have a 1 hour commute each way that is hilly so 8-12 hours/week, but I only "train" 2-3 times a week so ~2.5 hours of active training...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,904
Posted By redlude97

How much walking around are you doing in them and...

How much walking around are you doing in them and through what? They are still road cleats and meant to be used minimally. I don't even know anyone that keeps the center caps. If the covers are...
10-01-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By redlude97

the redshift is another option which looks like...

the redshift is another option which looks like more suspension, but this one looks way better
09-30-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By redlude97

Bold move with the white bar tape

Bold move with the white bar tape
09-30-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By redlude97

My carbon cyclocross bike has probably been...

My carbon cyclocross bike has probably been crashed a hundred times by now. They are a lot tougher than people make them out to be.
09-27-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,133
Posted By redlude97

You can also go oldschool and wrap your toes...

You can also go oldschool and wrap your toes inside your shoes and outside your socks with plastic wrap or foil!
09-27-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By redlude97

why 361s over 391s? Running the 391s on a 650b...

why 361s over 391s? Running the 391s on a 650b setup and love them
09-27-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,133
Posted By redlude97

I use those combined with gore windstopper bibs...

I use those combined with gore windstopper bibs for a lot of our fall gravel/cx riding where I don't want a lot of bulk and just need wind chill protection
09-27-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,133
Posted By redlude97

https://www.rapha.cc/gb/en/shop/brevet-long-sleeve...

https://www.rapha.cc/gb/en/shop/brevet-long-sleeve-windblock-jersey/product/BWB02LS
09-27-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 531
Posted By redlude97

Also, if you're using like erg mode on the...

Also, if you're using like erg mode on the trainer for tabata style intervals, stop. Just do them at your maximum effort and the power sorts itself out quickly, and as mentioned sets is more...
09-27-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,754
Posted By redlude97

If you're not on the front, you're already...

If you're not on the front, you're already putting out 30-50% less power than the guys at the front which is probably 50-150 watts depending on the time. BRR quotes rolling resistance numbers at set...
09-27-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,754
Posted By redlude97

How are you determining that then? The difference...

How are you determining that then? The difference between edging someone half a wheel in a sprint can be hundreds of watts
09-26-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,754
Posted By redlude97

Do you have a PM? What does your NP look like?...

Do you have a PM? What does your NP look like? W/kg for those crits?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By redlude97

I really like these ones recommended by...

I really like these ones recommended by bikefitadvisor https://www.amazon.com/Icebug-Slim-Insole-Arch-Technology/dp/B015F66VAQ?ref_=ast_sto_dp
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHPJDKxqJHE

The bump...
09-26-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,754
Posted By redlude97

On 38mm GK slicks it takes me about 240W to hold...

On 38mm GK slicks it takes me about 240W to hold 21mph on a flat 5mile section i ride regularly, about 220w on the same bike with 28mm GP4 seasons, and about 205w on my road bike with 25mm GP4000s....
09-26-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By redlude97

Yes. DFL>DNF>>>>DNS.

Yes. DFL>DNF>>>>DNS.
09-26-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 488
Posted By redlude97

If you want to mix old school with new school...

If you want to mix old school with new school shifters you can go with a hydrid design like deda newton shallows...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By redlude97

there is no difference in an even shorter stem vs...

there is no difference in an even shorter stem vs swept back bars if the hoods position is the same. A stem is generally cheaper as well
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,904
Posted By redlude97

The new walkable cleats are amazing compared to...

The new walkable cleats are amazing compared to the old design. My GF uses them because she likes the dual sided clip in, I do all the setup and service every few months and they keep chugging along....
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