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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,861
Posted By colnago62

I sent mine back to the manufacturer and they did...

I sent mine back to the manufacturer and they did a diagnostic, calibration, firmware update and cleaning.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,305
Posted By colnago62

The latter happens to most people starting out in...

The latter happens to most people starting out in bike racing. It takes time to develop. If you do start racing, make sure you give at least a year before you decide anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,861
Posted By colnago62

I have never heard or talked to a sprinter who...

I have never heard or talked to a sprinter who used a powermeter to even out leg strength. My guess would be that they spend so much time in the gym that an issue like that would dealt with there....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,305
Posted By colnago62

He seems to have a similar build to Ian Stannard....

He seems to have a similar build to Ian Stannard. Here is a Strava Clip of his numbers from TOB a while ago....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,155
Posted By colnago62

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavi...

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-cycling-idUSKBN20Q312
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,449
Posted By colnago62

Thats why you see more endurance athletes using...

Thats why you see more endurance athletes using it than speed specialists. It really wasn’t designed for short intensity. At the velodrome, your intensity factor goes through the roof. At least mine...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,449
Posted By colnago62

Just some additional viewpoints on the subject. ...

Just some additional viewpoints on the subject.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gdfun9tociQ&t=398s
05-20-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,220
Posted By colnago62

Teaching is my profession (music). A good coach...

Teaching is my profession (music). A good coach is able to design programs that help maximize the potential of his clients, which tends to be a little different for everyone. One of the difficulties...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,579
Posted By colnago62

You have to do what works best for you. Try...

You have to do what works best for you. Try riding everyday with some short super easy days. If after a few weeks, you find yourself too fatigued, try adding a rest day completely off the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 141,196
Posted By colnago62

The wheel lacks lateral stiffness. It’s fine on...

The wheel lacks lateral stiffness. It’s fine on the straights but gets a little squirrelly on the banks. I have some Zipp 808 wheels that are rock solid, so I know it’s possible. I just need to find...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 141,196
Posted By colnago62

How stiff are these rims. After having good luck...

How stiff are these rims. After having good luck with EBay, I finally got burned a bit. Bought a 88mm carbon rim. When I got it, the walls were like paper. It might have been okay for a road wheel,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 931
Posted By colnago62

I use a small hydration pack with the bladder...

I use a small hydration pack with the bladder removed to carry my tubes and repair kit. The pack is designed so there is space between your back and the pack. A lot of the newer jerseys pockets are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 881
Posted By colnago62

I am not doing as many miles as you, but have you...

I am not doing as many miles as you, but have you noticed a higher level of fatigue due to more miles being solo? For me, I notice more on the longer rides, which I would normally do in a group.
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By colnago62

I hope you’re wrong. I watched a couple of E...

I hope you’re wrong. I watched a couple of E Races and it so unbelievably boring.
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By colnago62

Just Ordered A 62CM Dixie Flyer

I am 6’1” with 34” inseam and long arms. I am currently riding a frame with a 59.5cm Top tube with head and seat tube angles of 74 degrees. I also use a 13.5cm stem with the seat pushed all the way...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 648
Posted By colnago62

Take a look at Specialized shoes. They have that...

Take a look at Specialized shoes. They have that whole Body Geometry thing going on and I remember reading some of their info about they compensate for your condition slightly in their shoes because,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By colnago62

I have two pair of transition lenses from Oakley....

I have two pair of transition lenses from Oakley. One gets real dark, but not very light and the other is the opposite. I usually where them when the weather is looking variable.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 519
Posted By colnago62

There are several books out there by the same...

There are several books out there by the same author that give ideas for on bike food made from natural ingredients. His name is Allen Lim, I believe. normal food really helped me feel better.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By colnago62

Yes, I have seen that, but I have seen this on...

Yes, I have seen that, but I have seen this on more than one description of Sidi Mega shoes.


I have had several pair of the Mega in the vented, which is now discontinued, and Millennium sole....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By colnago62

I thought Sidi Mega add 4 millimeters to their...

I thought Sidi Mega add 4 millimeters to their Mega sole?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,270
Posted By colnago62

Tubulars are used in the pro ranks for the...

Tubulars are used in the pro ranks for the ability to keep riding on one when flat. Rolling resistance pales in comparison.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,890
Posted By colnago62

I keep some type of proof of purchase for...

I keep some type of proof of purchase for warranty purposes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 839
Posted By colnago62

This what TrainingPeaks does when it doesn’t have...

This what TrainingPeaks does when it doesn’t have HR information. I don’t always ride with a HR monitor and kJ and kCal are the same
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 409
Posted By colnago62

Try pressing SEND LOGS

Try pressing SEND LOGS
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By colnago62

I have both versions of the climbing buttons. I...

I have both versions of the climbing buttons. I like them and would miss not having them, which is why I put them on both bikes, but is nowhere near a dealbreaker kind of thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By colnago62

It seems like the current trend is the opposite;...

It seems like the current trend is the opposite; Jerseys that actually require that you use sun tan lotion underneath them. I wonder if your best bet is to find a base layer to use underneath your...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 980
Posted By colnago62

I have been listening to the TrainerRoad podcasts...

I have been listening to the TrainerRoad podcasts a lot. It seems cramping can be caused by a drop in sodium levels, also. On a long ride like that with heat, water would not be my major source for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By colnago62

You do not have to zone 2 exclusively for a year....

You do not have to zone 2 exclusively for a year. What could be good for you is to get a training program from one of the websites. That will give a guide to follow. On YouTube, Trainer Road has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,254
Posted By colnago62

I was over by my local bike shop and was talking...

I was over by my local bike shop and was talking to one of the sales staff. They are a Trek corporate store. He said they were completely out of bikes below $2,000. Online also. A lot of people are...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,526
Posted By colnago62

Does the R8000 come in a short cage? I am not...

Does the R8000 come in a short cage? I am not sure what you mean by standard, but I have a R8000 on a 2018 Domane and run a 11-36 cassette. Shimano official limit is 11-34.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,520
Posted By colnago62

It was my 1st carbon bike, also. I bought mine in...

It was my 1st carbon bike, also. I bought mine in 1992.

I would add to keep an eye on the frame for cracks. The industry was still trying to figure out carbon. All carbon frames back then were...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 662
Posted By colnago62

I have a ride that I do once a year with a bunch...

I have a ride that I do once a year with a bunch of friends who live in the TriCities in Washington State (Atomic bomb fame). Once out of town, there are no lights, stop signs or anything. It is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By colnago62

You see narrow tires like that on velodromes. I...

You see narrow tires like that on velodromes. I wouldn’t lower the pressure because of the small amount of air volume. It will be a rough ride is all.
04-25-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By colnago62

I don’t think Zwift takes suggestions well. I...

I don’t think Zwift takes suggestions well. I know people have been asking for a way to toggle off some of the screen information. That seems standard for the video games I have played, yet Zwift...
04-25-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 459
Posted By colnago62

I keep my account active year round. I use it in...

I keep my account active year round. I use it in the summer for recovery rides and Interval work that is long. I have a short attention span, erg mode keeps me on target when my mind wanders.
04-25-20, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By colnago62

Check out TrainerRoad. It has a bunch of workouts...

Check out TrainerRoad. It has a bunch of workouts that can be designed for your specific goals.
04-24-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By colnago62

I have been riding my track bike on Zwift for a...

I have been riding my track bike on Zwift for a few years now. I slide the difficulty feature to the off position so it is basically like riding a flat road; the resistance doesn’t vary based on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By colnago62

Lack of clearance is usually a frame issue, not a...

Lack of clearance is usually a frame issue, not a caliper issue. The frame is old enough to still be designed for 23mm tires and narrow rims. How much clearance do you have at the chain stay?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 26,732
Posted By colnago62

I have been on a Concorde also, at Boeing’s...

I have been on a Concorde also, at Boeing’s Museum of flight. I agree, it was very compact.
04-18-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,305
Posted By colnago62

Sprint tournaments use a 200 meter tt to...

Sprint tournaments use a 200 meter tt to determine placing on the bracket.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 26,732
Posted By colnago62

https://www.smh.com.au/sport/cycling/sickening-cra...

https://www.smh.com.au/sport/cycling/sickening-crash-mars-final-stage-of-tour-of-utah-20150810-giw2u2.html
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-20, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By colnago62

Doesn’t BMC sometimes have issues with their aero...

Doesn’t BMC sometimes have issues with their aero seatpost?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,600
Posted By colnago62

He was showing a teammate how Zwift works and was...

He was showing a teammate how Zwift works and was doing some race pace. It is kinda funny. They have him labeled as a pro. You would think there would some why to keep that from happening. Several...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,600
Posted By colnago62

How fast was he going? It sounds like he was soft...

How fast was he going? It sounds like he was soft peddling.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By colnago62

It is the frame mostly. I have experimented with...

It is the frame mostly. I have experimented with the slider and you can change the ride quality significantly with the slider.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,277
Posted By colnago62

I remember Spinnergy wheels from the mid 90’s. I...

I remember Spinnergy wheels from the mid 90’s. I was at Jr. Nats at the crit. when this kid crashes and destroys his Spinnergy wheels. Dad was moaning that they had just bought those wheels. Back...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,277
Posted By colnago62

Mavic used carbon spokes on some of their wheels....

Mavic used carbon spokes on some of their wheels. I am not sure if they still models using them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By colnago62

Do you feel a difference between the Ceramic...

Do you feel a difference between the Ceramic Speed and the originals?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,045
Posted By colnago62

It is incumbent on the person turning, changing...

It is incumbent on the person turning, changing lanes, following another vehicle to do so in a safe manner.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By colnago62

I had probably 4-5 hundred miles on the bearings.

I had probably 4-5 hundred miles on the bearings.
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