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Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,708
Posted By colnago62

There is a guy in Australia that repairs frames....

There is a guy in Australia that repairs frames. Ask around.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

I plan on watching that stage tonight. With his...

I plan on watching that stage tonight. With his current situation, he is going to be tough to beat this year.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

I used to ride with my stems slammed. Blessed...

I used to ride with my stems slammed. Blessed with great flexibility. What changed for me was the increased need to see better. Slowly over the years traffic has increased all over the region. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By colnago62

It might like guy who shows up to a group ride on...

It might like guy who shows up to a group ride on an ebike. They just want to be able to be like the cool kids. 😅😅
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

The real story at the UAE, before the...

The real story at the UAE, before the cancellation due to corona virus, was the sprint field. Lots of the big dogs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 611
Posted By colnago62

🤣🤣 I am at home sick with influenza A. My mind is...

🤣🤣 I am at home sick with influenza A. My mind is not super clear. Let me see if I can find the photo. You guys found some. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 611
Posted By colnago62

Max’s Rainbow Madone

Looking at a picture. Did he get rid of the integrated cockpit? I know Cancellara did. Seems like long distance guys would rather be lower than have the most aero front end.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 03:35 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 16,207
Posted By colnago62

That’s about it. I put out 1,005 watts on Zwift...

That’s about it. I put out 1,005 watts on Zwift down hill. Something like that would be hard to do in real life.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 16,207
Posted By colnago62

I read the other day on a Zwift website, that the...

I read the other day on a Zwift website, that the descents are 25% less then what is actually set. So if you have the slider set to 25%, the climb will be be 25 of that 25. The reasoning was that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By colnago62

My track frame uses a Vision crank. I think the...

My track frame uses a Vision crank. I think the BB is a 386 EVO. It has a threaded shell, so they must make adapters for other frame situations.
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By colnago62

I have been so sick, I haven’t been really able...

I have been so sick, I haven’t been really able to do much tv watching. On demand is my friend
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

Anybody remember Cavendish riding a hydraulic rim...

Anybody remember Cavendish riding a hydraulic rim brake bike for a stage or two in the Tour? I think SRAM was working on a system. He said he liked them a lot. I think the problem they were having...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

I have discs on my rain bike and haven’t had a...

I have discs on my rain bike and haven’t had a problem. I have full fenders with buddy flaps. I wonder if that keeps this clean enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 16,207
Posted By colnago62

I live near the Jerry Baker Velodrome East of...

I live near the Jerry Baker Velodrome East of Seattle.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By colnago62

I have flo bikes and a VPN. Not all the races on...

I have flo bikes and a VPN. Not all the races on Flo bikes can be seen in the US, but many times, they allow viewers from other countries access. I also have found some over seas networks that have...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

This was my feeling; Instead of trying to figure...

This was my feeling; Instead of trying to figure out how to make a particular piece of equipment work, change the equipment.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

I found a local shop that could do the work. It...

I found a local shop that could do the work. It was $$$ compared to other wheel services. Chris King manufactures their own bearings and they are pricey. These where rain wheels, so they were getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

I bought them online😞When you think you know what...

I bought them online😞When you think you know what you are doing but don’t😆😆
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 16,207
Posted By colnago62

what I do is use TrainingPeaks to build my own...

what I do is use TrainingPeaks to build my own interval sessions. Where I live, there is a little used path/farm road that is nice for intervals. Starting in about mid March, I go out to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

Chris King hubs are good but very expensive to...

Chris King hubs are good but very expensive to run and maintain. I run Shimano because they have so many different levels to choose from and every shop knows how to work on them. Chris King hubs...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

Which is why I brought this up; The plan I used...

Which is why I brought this up; The plan I used to deal with the mismatch with cassettes is the same way I plan to deal with my 2nd pair of disc wheels. I will buy the same brand wheels. Solve the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

Had to adjust the trim. The alignment was off...

Had to adjust the trim. The alignment was off just enough for the system to make a lot of noise and shifting as wonky.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

I had some Chris king hubs that I had to futz...

I had some Chris king hubs that I had to futz with every time I used them. Sold em and solved that problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By colnago62

The rider from India, Isor Alba, couple of Jr...

The rider from India, Isor Alba, couple of Jr World victories to his credit and did very well in Berlin against the likes of Max Levi. On the female side, the gal from Hong Kong, Sarah Lee. She...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

I remember watching a video where a mechanic or...

I remember watching a video where a mechanic or coach was saying that some riders liked the lighter setups because it then allowed them to add the weight back in specific areas, like deeper section...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

Is this an issue if using the same brand and...

Is this an issue if using the same brand and style of hubs? Switching wheels can be a pain with electronic shifting if not using the same brand hubs, so i use the brand and problem solved. Is it the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

I would be very surprised if this is the first...

I would be very surprised if this is the first uphill finish win for a rider on a disc brake bike. I do remember media making a big deal about the 1st win with disc. It would nice to see Nairo up at...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 15,227
Posted By colnago62

I watch a lot of UCI bicycle racing because I...

I watch a lot of UCI bicycle racing because I have a subscription to Flobikes and a VPN. There are still riders on rim brakes. The early season might not be the best indication of who has adopted...
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By colnago62

The Emergence Of Riders From Asia

Been watching the World Cup races and six days and have noticed that there is a trend of very good Asian riders. Not just from Japan and China. At the Berlin Six Day, there were to young sprinters...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By colnago62

So, this what was maddening; They did stagger the...

So, this what was maddening; They did stagger the starts, by 30 minutes 😳🙄. Like that is going to even out the time difference between riding 100k and 200k
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 02:15 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 16,207
Posted By colnago62

I don’t live in an area where it is impossible to...

I don’t live in an area where it is impossible to ride outside. I use Zwift mainly for doing intervals and zone 3 work. The groups rides are great for steady zone 3 work. Because avatars are able to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By colnago62

I find that the majority of riders at organized...

I find that the majority of riders at organized event rides do the shorter distances. By the time I get back from the 100 miles, the food they promised is gone. Some friends and I did a double metric...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By colnago62

This is very similar to my plan except no long...

This is very similar to my plan except no long ride after the sweet spot session and one extra rest day. At 58, make haste slowly is my motto to building my fitness. When it gets closer to spring, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By colnago62

Find a new bike shop. There is no excuse for a...

Find a new bike shop. There is no excuse for a bike shop not to be able to adjust a Shimano derailleur correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By colnago62

Sweet Spot

For those of you that do sweet spot training, how many times a week do you devote to it? I ride 4 times a week in the winter and was thinking twice a week. The other two days would be devoted to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By colnago62

I believe crank length has a lot to do with Your...

I believe crank length has a lot to do with Your pedaling style. Riders that tend to pedal high cadences will gravitate to shorter cranks. Those with strong legs able to turn big gears will go for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,928
Posted By colnago62

I tend to agree. Look at the difference between...

I tend to agree. Look at the difference between the road and gravel bike. Gearing is different, bars are different, tire choice. A gravel bike has more in common with a cross bike than a road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,754
Posted By colnago62

I am glad I bought mine a few years ago.

I am glad I bought mine a few years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,754
Posted By colnago62

That’s more than I paid for my Dura Ace pedals. I...

That’s more than I paid for my Dura Ace pedals. I got mine from Excel Sports. They were 9000 series a few years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,754
Posted By colnago62

They are in theory. Nobody stocks them. I tried...

They are in theory. Nobody stocks them. I tried ordering a pair and it took so long, I gave up.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,928
Posted By colnago62

I remember reading that gravel bikes and Ebikes...

I remember reading that gravel bikes and Ebikes are two highest selling categories of bikes, currently.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,754
Posted By colnago62

The only reason I buy Dura Ace pedals is because...

The only reason I buy Dura Ace pedals is because you can get them in the longer axle
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,545
Posted By colnago62

I have a rechargeable battery in my power meter....

I have a rechargeable battery in my power meter. There is nothing really to remember. If you have a newer head unit, it will tell you when your battery level is at about 1/3. I have to plug mine in...
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By colnago62

Didn't know that. Is there any other bottom...

Didn't know that. Is there any other bottom brackets that work with SRM track frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,418
Posted By colnago62

At the velodrome sprinters, and now pretty much...

At the velodrome sprinters, and now pretty much every discipline is using huge chainrings to avoid a small cog in the back. There a Japanese sprinter whose chainring looks like he is using a pizza...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,418
Posted By colnago62

I would say in practical use terms they are the...

I would say in practical use terms they are the same.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 513
Posted By colnago62

I have SRM cranks on all my bikes. They are...

I have SRM cranks on all my bikes. They are accurate light, as far as power meters go and completely configurable. If I ever get a frame that has requires a 30 millimeter crank instead of a 24, I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,488
Posted By colnago62

He got into cycling when he was in Portland,...

He got into cycling when he was in Portland, think. I heard he had a custom built track bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,518
Posted By colnago62

I had a pair of Zipp wheels from, maybe, 2011...

I had a pair of Zipp wheels from, maybe, 2011 that had the front hub recalled. It sounds like they still can’t get it right. I don’t understand why they don’t just have a company like Chris King...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,390
Posted By colnago62

Brake checking gets people mad. It really only...

Brake checking gets people mad. It really only works if they are really close to you. If you brake check someone and they are not close enough to you, they simply ride around you. If they are really...
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