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Forum: Triathlon
07-10-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By NyoGoat

2011 Cervelo P1

I've done a few olympic distance tri's on my Cannondale CAAD 10 105 bike. I just signed up for my first full length tri in May of next year and i've been looking around at getting clip on aero bars...
02-25-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,744
Posted By NyoGoat

I've been a runner for years. I started road...

I've been a runner for years. I started road biking about 3 years ago. Generally i've been following a running training program and then commuting to work two or three times a week (13 miles each...
02-23-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,744
Posted By NyoGoat

What Training Gadgets to I need?

I'm about to start the Time Crunched Training Program. I'm planning to train with a heart rate monitor, I don't have any sort of cycling computer. How much benefit will I get from cadence...
12-20-18, 08:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,295
Posted By NyoGoat

I appreciate all the feedback. I'm leaning...

I appreciate all the feedback. I'm leaning heavily towards trying out the crit racing. I'm not really concerned about the danger factor, life is dangerous. I'm hoping to get the community aspect...
12-17-18, 10:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,295
Posted By NyoGoat

Oh! I didn't see the road racing forum. Perhaps...

Oh! I didn't see the road racing forum. Perhaps it is better to move this topic there
12-17-18, 10:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,295
Posted By NyoGoat

Crit Racing

I'm a family man, with growing kids. I used to be a runner and I did a few big races each year. A few years ago I started doing triathlons, and I really like them but I find it hard to train well in...
09-16-18, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By NyoGoat

I had similar feelings about the Trail-Gator. I...

I had similar feelings about the Trail-Gator. I used it for a year and now it sits in my garage. I haven't yet purchased but i'm planning to try out the TowWhee. Basically a bungee tow rope so...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,902
Posted By NyoGoat

Mostly the complaint is just time. The 20...

Mostly the complaint is just time. The 20 minutes at breakfast time and the 30 minute difference of getting home late are in valuable time slots. It's uncomfortable to shift those around. I've...
Forum: Commuting
01-22-18, 10:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,902
Posted By NyoGoat

Moral Support

I have a 13 mile commute each way. I've been riding twice a week for the last two years. I'm trying to convince my wife to let me ride more but she isn't going for it. On days I don't commute I...
11-06-17, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By NyoGoat

MTB storage

Should I hang a mountain bike with full suspension and hydrolic breaks on it's wheels or hanging from a single wheel on the wall?

I've had my bike hanging from a single wheel, and when I take it...
10-10-17, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,307
Posted By NyoGoat

Road Bike Vs Mountain Bike

I ride a CAAD10 through the summer. I rode it through the winter last year as well, but it gets tricky sometimes. My commute is 14 miles each way.

Option 1:
Re-invigorate my old raleigh...
09-23-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By NyoGoat

Ghost Brand MTB

I can't find a lot of info about Ghost brand bicycles. I know they are sold at REI. I just bought a used SL AMR x5

I like the bike and it fits me well. I've been a road biker for a while and...
05-05-17, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By NyoGoat

9 speed to 10 speed

I have a 2006 Raleigh Mojave 8.0 That I have ridden all over the mountains of Utah. I want to upgrade my bike but i'm not ready to drop $3000 yet. Right now i'm considering just putting a new front...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-17, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,978
Posted By NyoGoat

While we're on the topic then: What are good...

While we're on the topic then: What are good bicycling magazines to follow?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,978
Posted By NyoGoat

Cannondale not in the news

I subscribe to "Bicycling" magazine. The latest issue gave recommendations for different bikes. I realized that i've never seen a recommendation for a Cannondale in that magazine. My current...
03-27-17, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,100
Posted By NyoGoat

Cannondale Kids Bikes

Why don't I see any reference to cannondale kids bikes anywhere on the internet? I just bought a (used) trail 20 6 speed bike for my kid and I can't find any reviews or comparisons anywhere. I...
03-21-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 909
Posted By NyoGoat

Child Bike Components

I just bought an old adams tandem trail a bike. I am buying a new 6 speed shifter for it. I ordered a shimano tourney 6 speed grip shift from amazon, but now i'm wondering if child handlebars are...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By NyoGoat

So what i'm hearing is: There is risk of frame...

So what i'm hearing is: There is risk of frame damage, but the risk is small if I wash it. There is risk of wear and tear, and it might be more cost effective to own a second bike to put the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By NyoGoat

Caad10 winter bike

My only bike is a CAAD10 105, that I purchased two years ago. I am trying to ride year round and I keep getting nervous about winter riding and maintaining my bike. I ride it to commute into work,...
09-19-16, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,949
Posted By NyoGoat

Cargo bike vs twin tag a long

I have 4 kids, my youngest are twin boys that are 3 years old. We pull the boys in a trailer, my middle girl sometimes rides a tag-a-long and my older girl rides her own bike. The boys are getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,109
Posted By NyoGoat

One App to Rule them all

Is there one app that will record my workout and push it out to all the other services? I'm using strava, my sister wants me to get on Mapmyrun, my brother wants me to get on Nike+. I thought Wahoo...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-16, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By NyoGoat

momentum

I don't know if this is accurate or not because my perception is very subjective: I've noticed that I tend to lose momentum a lot faster than other riders. I have minimal experience with other...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-16, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By NyoGoat

That is correct. I've noticed that I tend ride...

That is correct. I've noticed that I tend ride on the hoods more than I should anyway. My back is in the same position as if I was in the drops but my hands keep coming up to the hoods. I'll try...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By NyoGoat

Brakes

I've done my share of mountain biking. Last weekend I took my road bike on the biggest climb, and then the biggest descent i've had it on. 3000 ft over 6 miles through the canyon. I'm on a caad10...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 10:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,320
Posted By NyoGoat

I'm fairly new to road cycling (I bought my first...

I'm fairly new to road cycling (I bought my first road bike last year). I am currently biking days a week and running two days a week. The run would not have made me sore, it only did because of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,320
Posted By NyoGoat

Not Sore

I've noticed that I don't get sore muscles from biking. Over the weekend I rode up a canyon that had 3000 ft of elevation gain. It was a really tough ride and zapped my energy. The next day I went...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By NyoGoat

My wife is funny, she can get motivated to run on...

My wife is funny, she can get motivated to run on a treadmill or ride a stationary bike a lot easier than actually going outside. I think it's mostly the commitment factor, if she ends up far away...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By NyoGoat

Trainer advice

So i'm considering a trainer. I'm looking for one compatible with my 700 CC road bike as well as my wife's 26 in bike. I've seen a trainer on Amazon for $50, i've seen expensive ones for $600. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By NyoGoat

Carbon Fiber

I work in the carbon fiber industry, but i'm in the front end (manufacturing). I understand all the details of the different properties of carbon fiber. I don't make parts out it, i'm before that. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-16, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By NyoGoat

Power test

At an expo a few weeks ago I sat on a bike a did a power test. It lasted about 1 minute. 731 Max watts, converted to ~10 w/kg. The guy told me that was the highest he'd seen at the expo.

I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By NyoGoat

Jacket recommendations

I live in an area that occasionally suffers from poor air quality. This week the air quality dramatically improved and the temperature came up above freezing. I was thrilled to get out and ride...
02-10-16, 09:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,956
Posted By NyoGoat

More clarity on the situation: I have a CAAD10...

More clarity on the situation: I have a CAAD10 105 that I purchased when I moved to my new city, with the thought that it would make my commute faster and more manageable. So I have that for the...
02-09-16, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,956
Posted By NyoGoat

an Xtracycle is a brand of longtail cargo bikes. ...

an Xtracycle is a brand of longtail cargo bikes. I'm very interested in selling all our cars and I want to take away all road blocks but I don't feasibly see it happening.

Unfortunately my...
02-09-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,956
Posted By NyoGoat

Car lite with a family

So i'm struggling here.

We recently relocated to be closer to family. We were a one car family in the las vegas area and I was able to ride my bike year round without any problems and pretty much...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By NyoGoat

I like to have timed race results, but i'm never...

I like to have timed race results, but i'm never gunning to win. I've always just raced against myself. Cycling involved a lot more group involvement than i'm used to and I don't really understand...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-16, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By NyoGoat

Cycle Racing definitions

I come from a history of running. I always preferred the half marathon because it was casual and less time commitment. I'm not sure how to transfer to similar cycle races. As I look around I see...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-15, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By NyoGoat

Yet another rain thread

I don't have a problem riding in the rain. I have a CAAD10. I have been debating getting MK2 fenders but it's a new bike I want to baby it more. I want to get a winter bike but I don't have it in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-15, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By NyoGoat

I live in Utah where we do get snow, and the crud...

I live in Utah where we do get snow, and the crud can be like the picture from Hypno Toad. I'm afraid to buy a "new" bike for the snow, but a used steel frame will do just fine if I see a good deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-15, 09:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,871
Posted By NyoGoat

Coffee

I'm interested in opinions on caffeine (coffee). I spent my life avoiding caffeine for various reasons, but a big one was that I always felt like an artificial stimulant would rob my body and better...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By NyoGoat

I'm going to start on my MTB and see how it goes....

I'm going to start on my MTB and see how it goes. I am also going to keep an eye on the classifieds, and if I can find something better i'll jump on it. n+1 is what I want but i'm also trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By NyoGoat

Winter bike

I bought a CAAD 10 105 this year. I've been riding it to work. It's new and fancy and i'm thinking about the winter. I have a mountain bike with road slicks that I rode for 10 years as my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By NyoGoat

I bought the bike new. The "fitting" involved a...

I bought the bike new. The "fitting" involved a single measurement of my leg height and a few test rides of different bikes. I thought it was pretty comfortable when I test rode it. I asked about...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-15, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By NyoGoat

Bike Fit

Two part question:

1- Should I get a bike fit
2 - Should I get it from:
A) The medical clinic that offers a bike fit as well as a clinic to evaluate total muscle connection and they provide a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-15, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By NyoGoat

Embarrasing

I rode into work yesterday, I had to get on the sidewalk for a short stint and there was a sign in the middle. I unclipped and stepped down to get around it and put my foot in mud. Went to work, no...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By NyoGoat

new bike

I was on here a month or two back debating which bike to get. I ended up getting a new CAAD 10 105 11 spd.

First off, I really like it ... a lot. I've been riding to work 13 miles each way...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-15, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,702
Posted By NyoGoat

Water Bottle Cage

Does a racing water bottle cage make any difference on speed? Is there really any difference between a regular aluminum cage and a racing one?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,886
Posted By NyoGoat

I bought the last year model bike and it sat in...

I bought the last year model bike and it sat in my garage for a week while I stared at it thinking I wanted the '15 (there was a return policy on the bike but it stipulated "not ridden"). I took it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,886
Posted By NyoGoat

The shop closest to my house has the '14 model. ...

The shop closest to my house has the '14 model. I asked them if there was any real difference between the 5700 and 5800 and they told me to get the 5700. They acted surprised and indignant when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,886
Posted By NyoGoat

105 10 sp vs 11 sp

I'm about ready to pull the trigger on a caad 10 105. It looks like I can get a 2014 model at a discount (advertised price $1200). A different bike shop said that all new 2015 models were also 15%...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-15, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,480
Posted By NyoGoat

component lesson

I'm sure this has been talked about everywhere already. I'm going to buy a cannondale caad 10 this weekend and i'm trying to talk myself into the ultegra instead of the 105. It looks like you save...
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