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11-19-19, 09:39 AM
11-19-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By jadocs

I would not ride without them as I imagine they...

I would not ride without them as I imagine they provide some form of structural integrity to the stays.
11-19-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 988
Posted By jadocs

What is the significance of "Black" bibs? Are we...

What is the significance of "Black" bibs? Are we talking about a certain brand or the color?
11-19-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,359
Posted By jadocs

Wait...are you guys talking about the Wahoo...

Wait...are you guys talking about the Wahoo wireless sensors? They have a battery compartment on the bottom that you use a nickel or quarter to turn and open. You don't pop anything off.
11-19-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By jadocs

I wouldn't mess with it, not sure they do...

I wouldn't mess with it, not sure they do anything with regards to dampening to be honest. I'd just keep the bike clean in general.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 286
Posted By jadocs

I can understand where you are coming from...

I can understand where you are coming from regarding not marring the finish. Personally I use my jersey pockets to carry everything as mentioned above. I think I have seen some containers that are...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,096
Posted By jadocs

FYSA, that's not the best way to get the calipers...

FYSA, that's not the best way to get the calipers truly centered. Cable tension will prevent the caliper from moving where it should. Best way is to manually move it with your hands until the disc is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 571
Posted By jadocs

That's a pretty substantial FTP for someone who...

That's a pretty substantial FTP for someone who considers themselves a C rider.
11-18-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 782
Posted By jadocs

You just need to do solo rides for longer...

You just need to do solo rides for longer distances at higher intensities so your body adapts to the load. Generally with group rides, you should be able to sustain about 2 mph faster than your solo...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By jadocs

If you are a fan of Ti, then I would get a Ti....

If you are a fan of Ti, then I would get a Ti. Check out the clearances from Litespeed. I purchased by T2 Di2 disc for almost 3k under your budget and has the tire range you specified.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By jadocs

This, and speaking about the back you don't want...

This, and speaking about the back you don't want what you are carrying in your jersey pockets to be hanging halfway down your @zz. A proper fit will have the contents of full pockets secured on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By jadocs

If connecting with ANT+ you need to move whatever...

If connecting with ANT+ you need to move whatever it is closer. I have found that the range can vary depending what it is (generally less than 1m).
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By jadocs

I’d definitely seal it.

I’d definitely seal it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 716,731
Posted By jadocs

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/4b39e550_a624_4565_ad60_e55275ef2237_6a267c7bfabef62a4b1291b9689088ad4fe7e329.jpeg
Updated pic, 6250 miles later
11-15-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By jadocs

Wouldn’t want to have expensive rims with that...

Wouldn’t want to have expensive rims with that rack.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 991
Posted By jadocs

Re: Zwift being easier than real life - I see...

Re: Zwift being easier than real life - I see this a lot with people I know and ride with in real life. I think it is a result of the power broadcasted by their smart trainer being inaccurate...
11-14-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,939
Posted By jadocs

Oh ok...yeah I couldn't imagine someone on BF...

Oh ok...yeah I couldn't imagine someone on BF doing that on purpose with such a nice bike.
11-14-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,939
Posted By jadocs

Due to unforeseen circumstances, overnight I...

Due to unforeseen circumstances, overnight I could see.....but three months????
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 84,292
Posted By jadocs

You guys are harsh!

You guys are harsh!
11-14-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 558
Posted By jadocs

Round trip? that's nothing...I would do a 24hr...

Round trip? that's nothing...I would do a 24hr round trip drive and make two days of it. Congrats on locating your dream bike!
11-14-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,592
Posted By jadocs

Going by "feel" or using variable metrics are not...

Going by "feel" or using variable metrics are not good indicators of how much effort you have actually put out. Speaking just from my own experience, I have improved big time since training with a PM.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,755
Posted By jadocs

Yeah I stay on top of maintenance/cleaning. In...

Yeah I stay on top of maintenance/cleaning. In other words I never keep a dirty bike. I use Dumond Tech Lite lubrication. I use just enough to lube the rollers and keep it supple. If you're used to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,755
Posted By jadocs

My R8070 Di2 must be an anomaly because it's...

My R8070 Di2 must be an anomaly because it's never been noisy.
11-12-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,834
Posted By jadocs

Are you saying that that Elemnt and Bolt require...

Are you saying that that Elemnt and Bolt require your phone to navigate because that is wrong. It synchs your routes from RWGPS, Kamoots, and gives you TBT directions. Go to your settings and you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,755
Posted By jadocs

That's probably why nobody has recommended Record...

That's probably why nobody has recommended Record EPS.
11-11-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,058
Posted By jadocs

There’s a huge difference between riding outside...

There’s a huge difference between riding outside in harsh conditions just to be “outside” vs. actually doing structured training indoors on a trainer. There is no comparison. All things being equal...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 12:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 716
Posted By jadocs

You prefer Mavic sealant over Orange Seal?

You prefer Mavic sealant over Orange Seal?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 12:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,607
Posted By jadocs

You are correct. There is a difference between...

You are correct. There is a difference between only having the conditioning to maintain a max effort for 20 min (Then taking 95% for 1hr power) vs. actually having the conditioning to sustain it for...
11-07-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,515
Posted By jadocs

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/9486e391_fd61_46ba_ad07_af87ea89cbde_cfb9168ef38625fdd80ab3ff7bd51e2359b22254.jpeg


This is the tape that comes with SupaCaz....
11-07-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By jadocs

Never heard of this before and I've never had to...

Never heard of this before and I've never had to re-pair my Wahoo cadence sensor when I replaced the battery.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 776
Posted By jadocs

Check the tape, depending on how old your Rovals...

Check the tape, depending on how old your Rovals are they may not have correct tape for tubless. It will say "tubeless ready" on the tape if it is gtg. Look for any irregularities in the tape, it's a...
11-06-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,515
Posted By jadocs

I have found that the tape that comes with...

I have found that the tape that comes with SupaCaz is awesome and superior to electrical tape (at least on the version I have).
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 776
Posted By jadocs

Word of advice, don't use Hutchinson tubeless...

Word of advice, don't use Hutchinson tubeless tires on those Rovals. They are way too loose fitting. The GP5000 tubeless seats much better and you can seal it with a floor pump.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By jadocs

Next is a power meter for your bike for the same...

Next is a power meter for your bike for the same reference outdoors.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By jadocs

Use the tab as described above to remove the...

Use the tab as described above to remove the junction box from the mount, this will give you a little more room to work. Remove the retaining strap off the tab (you can see the tab in your picture)...
11-04-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,135
Posted By jadocs

How do you factor water retention with your...

How do you factor water retention with your method if solely using weight as a metric?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 716
Posted By jadocs

I have the same wheels. I've also been very happy...

I have the same wheels. I've also been very happy with the Yksion Pro's.
11-04-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,135
Posted By jadocs

All my non recovery solo rides are above 200watts...

All my non recovery solo rides are above 200watts (not a commuter). For 20 miles, my kj varies between 870-950 depending how much over 200 I am.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,456
Posted By jadocs

I second this! No artificiality when riding...

I second this!

No artificiality when riding smart resistance rollers as compared to locking your bike on a stationary. It will improve your bike handling skills. Learning to ride them is half the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,544
Posted By jadocs

Nice bike OP!

Nice bike OP!
10-29-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,809
Posted By jadocs

My dream bike. Looks like my size too. One day!

My dream bike. Looks like my size too. One day!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,049
Posted By jadocs

Is the chainstay length the same on the bikes you...

Is the chainstay length the same on the bikes you are comparing? Wheel base?
10-28-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,809
Posted By jadocs

lol...

lol...
10-28-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By jadocs

I've heard of people putting a tiny bit of lube...

I've heard of people putting a tiny bit of lube at the point where two spokes cross. Worth a shot if you have exhausted your options.
10-28-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 769
Posted By jadocs

1UP USA is the best bar none and is what I have...

1UP USA is the best bar none and is what I have on my truck.
10-28-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By jadocs

If you say you have a slight bend then that is...

If you say you have a slight bend then that is your issue after doing everything you have listed.
Forum: Touring
10-28-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,904
Posted By jadocs

Your own flexibility and comfort should determine...

Your own flexibility and comfort should determine the position and reach.
10-28-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,592
Posted By jadocs

Bingo especially the last part.

Bingo especially the last part.
10-28-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,359
Posted By jadocs

Never heard of those other brands. I use Wahoo...

Never heard of those other brands. I use Wahoo sensors and have zero complaints. Wahoo customer service is also awesome if that is a consideration.

Speed sensors are also good for outside as well....
10-28-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,359
Posted By jadocs

Correct, Kamoots is another app you can create...

Correct, Kamoots is another app you can create routes & turn by turn to be imported by the Bolt. Bolt will also import Strava routes but does not give turn by turn on that one.

All the importing...
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