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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,033
Posted By UmneyDurak

FYI. Crit courses are under a mile and most of...

FYI. Crit courses are under a mile and most of the time you can cut a cross. There is a reason why there is a wheel pit with spare wheels. What I am trying to say is that getting back to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,033
Posted By UmneyDurak

I realize he said he is going to race....

I realize he said he is going to race. Overwhelming majority of amateur racers are on clinchers now days, and I think pros are doing it mostly for historical reasons.
Those advantages are over...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,033
Posted By UmneyDurak

Honestly at this point it's not really worth...

Honestly at this point it's not really worth having tubulars.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,458
Posted By UmneyDurak

Raced on Vittoria Corsa G+ and clincher version...

Raced on Vittoria Corsa G+ and clincher version GP5ks. Meh the same in terms of grip. Although 5ks are even more fragile than Corsa, and I didn't think that was possible. Already had to replace two...
07-29-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,894
Posted By UmneyDurak

Definitely. Specially the E3/4. I PRed best ever...

Definitely. Specially the E3/4. I PRed best ever 20minute power. Last 20 min PR I had was from Giro Di SF E3 last year.
07-29-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,894
Posted By UmneyDurak

Did San Rafael in Masters 35/45 3/4s, and then in...

Did San Rafael in Masters 35/45 3/4s, and then in Elite 3/4.

Did a bit too much work in Masters and finished 4th overall. Super frustrating, and feel like I let teammates down.

Elite 3/4s just...
Forum: Foo
07-24-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,740
Posted By UmneyDurak

Move to Utah and become Mormon?

Move to Utah and become Mormon?
07-22-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,886
Posted By UmneyDurak

Spent two years in Irvine. Riding their sucks....

Spent two years in Irvine. Riding their sucks. You are either hitting HW1 with all the ******* drivers, or Santiago Canyon with all the ******* drivers, or various local streets with all the *******...
07-20-19, 07:43 PM
07-20-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13,815
Views: 720,523
Posted By UmneyDurak

Throat started to hurt on Wednesday evening after...

Throat started to hurt on Wednesday evening after Twilights. Progressed in to full blown cold on Friday, still feeling like crap. :/ So much for doing final tune ups for San Rafael.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By UmneyDurak

OK, but looks like according to shimano their...

OK, but looks like according to shimano their mineral oil has even higher boiling point: https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/information/news/mineral-oil-brake-fluids.html



Could be just added as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By UmneyDurak

DOT 5.1 brake fluid boiling point is 260C. Is...

DOT 5.1 brake fluid boiling point is 260C. Is heat dissipation really an issue?
06-17-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,610
Posted By UmneyDurak

Ice cream. :D

Ice cream. :D
06-02-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,894
Posted By UmneyDurak

Just did Cascade classic in 3/4. Was mostly there...

Just did Cascade classic in 3/4. Was mostly there to support teammates and have fun.

The RR was meh. Stayed near the front tried few attacks, and mostly made sure nothing got away. As expected...
05-29-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3,032
Views: 258,486
Posted By UmneyDurak

Congrats. Random question. When you decided to...

Congrats.
Random question. When you decided to go, what made you decide to go on the right of them vs on left?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,320
Posted By UmneyDurak

I rode on carbon rims once. When I tried to brake...

I rode on carbon rims once. When I tried to brake a portal in to the other dimension has opened and Cthulhu almost came through it.
05-03-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By UmneyDurak

American river trail? ...

American river trail?
http://www.regionalparks.saccounty.net/Documents/ParkwayMap.pdf
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 28,097
Posted By UmneyDurak

Few years ago when talk of disk brakes first came...

Few years ago when talk of disk brakes first came out I was "Hell no. Rim brakes are good enough!".
Now I think my next bike will have disk brakes. Consistent braking is very appealing. Also not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By UmneyDurak

That little tiny patch keeps you from sliding on...

That little tiny patch keeps you from sliding on your ass mid corner. Something to think about when you try to stretch the use of the tire as much as possible, or in your case until threads are...
04-09-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,649
Posted By UmneyDurak

Have you tried zwift? :D

Have you tried zwift? :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,393
Posted By UmneyDurak

They are everywhere. Some cowards might be more...

They are everywhere. Some cowards might be more empowered to mess with cyclist in the middle of nowhere where there are less/no witnesses.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,604
Posted By UmneyDurak

Cycling outside you are exposed to pollution from...

Cycling outside you are exposed to pollution from all the cars, drivers who intentionally or not out to kill you. Drinking, moderately, just involves seating on a coach while watching TV. Clearly...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By UmneyDurak

Well for training plans, people had success with...

Well for training plans, people had success with TrainerRoad.
04-05-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,649
Posted By UmneyDurak

Yeah same...

Yeah same...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By UmneyDurak

Does sound like it.

Does sound like it.
03-27-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By UmneyDurak

BikeReg Registration protection

Hi

Was curious if anyone actually used it? How much PITA was it to get a refund?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 01:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,556
Posted By UmneyDurak

Well did Zwift few times, up to level 5. Whatever...

Well did Zwift few times, up to level 5. Whatever that means. So far I like it, and it does make work outs easier. Actually desire to go outside during a week is kind of low. lol I got the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By UmneyDurak

or just buy etap.

or just buy etap.
03-19-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 138,269
Posted By UmneyDurak

Does it say somewhere that they have the...

Does it say somewhere that they have the "reciprocity agreement"? I wasn't able to find it on their website.

Upgrade is one thing, but the thing about him stealing NCNCA fees is a big thing.
03-19-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 138,269
Posted By UmneyDurak

That part is not clear to me. Do race promoters...

That part is not clear to me. Do race promoters have to be affiliated with NCNCA to do USAC events?
Maybe it's for the best, was thinking of getting more in to outdoor climbing anyway. lol
03-18-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 138,269
Posted By UmneyDurak

So... Thoughts about RK development?

So... Thoughts about RK development?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,556
Posted By UmneyDurak

OK, thanks. Sounds like getting a dongle and...

OK, thanks. Sounds like getting a dongle and trying it just with dump trainer for now is worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-19, 01:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,556
Posted By UmneyDurak

I was referring to your "man up and ride outside...

I was referring to your "man up and ride outside in rain" comment.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,556
Posted By UmneyDurak

You are making assumptions on why I am looking in...

You are making assumptions on why I am looking in to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,556
Posted By UmneyDurak

Thanks for feedback. Umm right now mostly I just...

Thanks for feedback. Umm right now mostly I just think to help with intervals to keep concentration up so I can maintain power.. Highly doubt I'll be doing zwift races or group rides.

On side...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,556
Posted By UmneyDurak

Zwift without smart trainer

Is zwift worth it without smart trainer? Just with regular trainer, but with power meter (speed, cadence, and hr too of course).

I guess the feedback from zwift won't be there, but how important...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,528
Posted By UmneyDurak

Raced on Tubulars for years. I think they saved...

Raced on Tubulars for years. I think they saved my bacon couple of times in a crit when I got puncture and didn't realize it was going flat until mid corner. Funny enough on same course years a part....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,028
Posted By UmneyDurak

Oh look strawman argument. Shifting doesn't...

Oh look strawman argument.

Shifting doesn't have to be 100% reliable, it has to be good enough that for majority of the time it works. No different then mechanical shifter failing once in a blue...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,028
Posted By UmneyDurak

This debate reminds me when we went from wired to...

This debate reminds me when we went from wired to wireless cadence/speed sensors. lol
02-16-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,368
Posted By UmneyDurak

Is that the bat **** crazy fixie race?

Is that the bat **** crazy fixie race?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,028
Posted By UmneyDurak

I actually don't have problems with the price....

I actually don't have problems with the price. It's a premium product targeting high end. More proprietary stuff is step in wrong direction thought.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By UmneyDurak

Buy a single speed frame and put crank you want?...

Buy a single speed frame and put crank you want? Seems like the simplest solution. Specially considering you mentioned you are willing to buy a new bike.
02-09-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,368
Posted By UmneyDurak

Not to mention if you want to do a crit on public...

Not to mention if you want to do a crit on public roads you need to get permit if you want closed course.
Here we have a mid week training race. Only reason it works is because traffic is very, very...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,028
Posted By UmneyDurak

What I liked about SRAM is that it was compatible...

What I liked about SRAM is that it was compatible with Shimano.
02-08-19, 12:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,368
Posted By UmneyDurak

Also not all weeknight crits have things like...

Also not all weeknight crits have things like permits, etc.
02-06-19, 12:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,773
Posted By UmneyDurak

and apparently tweaking stats to improve w/kg.

and apparently tweaking stats to improve w/kg.
01-31-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,368
Posted By UmneyDurak

Road is Dead!

Anyone read this article about road racing in US it's challenges, and potential solutions?
I think he describes issues pretty well. Some of the solutions seem interesting. Like combining racing with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 01:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,023
Posted By UmneyDurak

Castelli Perfetto Vest:...

Castelli Perfetto Vest: https://www.castelli-cycling.com/us/men/tops/vests/p/451650819P-034

The best vest I have owned. Throw in head thingy, and it is quite comfortable in 40s. One note Castelli...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,896
Posted By UmneyDurak

I had two SRAM mechanical shifters break few...

I had two SRAM mechanical shifters break few years ago. Had cable fray. **** happens. So far with etap on two bikes in last two years no issues, no adjustments. Knock on wood.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,896
Posted By UmneyDurak

Well let's explore the anything part. Adjust...

Well let's explore the anything part.
Adjust cables. This problem goes away because there are no cables.
Adjust shifting. I assume you mean the barrel adjuster that increases or decreases cable...
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