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Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,080
Posted By jadocs

It will? How exactly? or are you talking about...

It will? How exactly? or are you talking about manually checking battery status by clicking the back button, selecting Di2, then selecting "more info"?
07-15-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By jadocs

Oh heck, I could polish off some doughnuts... Has...

Oh heck, I could polish off some doughnuts... Has anyone come in with a negative time?
07-15-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By jadocs

You will be riding in a pace line and drafting....

You will be riding in a pace line and drafting. It will be no problem. Just maintain no more than a bike length and you will benefit from the draft. If you hang back and let more than a bike length...
07-15-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By jadocs

So what's the difference between a regular road...

So what's the difference between a regular road jersey with three pockets in the rear and a cross/mtb jersey with three pockets in the rear besides the design/graphics?
07-15-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By jadocs

Sweet I already have 401, I'll hit 500 by next...

Sweet I already have 401, I'll hit 500 by next weekend.
07-15-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,139
Posted By jadocs

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/6fd1c3b3_c9ae_4d0d_8e00_76a7e7fc198b_90354295527dea4649fe17a02ff22d79fbbdbf06.jpeg
Itís not really noticeable
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,012
Posted By jadocs

Probably cost: it would probably be cost...

Probably cost: it would probably be cost inefficient to design and make a Ti fork that would look right on a modern bike. Carbon fork would be much cheaper. Just look how expensive some Ti seatposts...
07-15-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 226
Posted By jadocs

Good advice

Good advice
07-15-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 794
Posted By jadocs

Cardiovascularly (is that a word?) you need to be...

Cardiovascularly (is that a word?) you need to be able to handle the increased RPMs. Depending on the level of effort, there is a line where increased RPMs are not necessarily more efficient because...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18,630
Views: 3,683,816
Posted By jadocs

I'm a fan of Kask. I have the Vertigo 2.0, I want...

I'm a fan of Kask. I have the Vertigo 2.0, I want the Valegro in matt black.
07-15-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 75,402
Posted By jadocs

81 solo miles yesterday in 98 deg heat.

81 solo miles yesterday in 98 deg heat.
07-15-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 251
Posted By jadocs

Wahoo provides analysis on gear usage during a...

Wahoo provides analysis on gear usage during a ride is that what you are talking about?


Edit: I see what you are talking about now....gear as in "stuff", not gear as it relates to shifting.
07-15-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By jadocs

You need to ride more than once a week. Break it...

You need to ride more than once a week. Break it up to shorter distances as mentioned above. Your body will then begin adapting. You can't do one big ride to account for numerous shorter rides and...
07-15-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,013
Posted By jadocs

I know what you mean, it can be down right...

I know what you mean, it can be down right invasive. I have a few friends who seem to live for these charity rides and they bombard your feed with requests with these "canned" statements....almost...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,012
Posted By jadocs

I think you can do better than that. This way you...

I think you can do better than that. This way you have a bike that is designed from the ground up for disc and you are not jerry rigging it.
07-14-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 794
Posted By jadocs

There is a power aspect to this. As you develop...

There is a power aspect to this. As you develop more power it will be easier to maintain a higher cadence and actually not slow to a crawl when climbing or going against the wind. It sounds like you...
07-14-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By jadocs

Itís obviously something your doing wrong since...

Itís obviously something your doing wrong since it now has the same problem with the original wheels. I also recommend downloading the dealer manual referenced above. You probably need to start from...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,012
Posted By jadocs

Why donít you just sell it and pick up a disc...

Why donít you just sell it and pick up a disc version on sale from Litespeed, Lynski, or Moto?

Iím the opposite I will not go back to carbon. My carbon bike is now my secondary bad weather bike.
07-14-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By jadocs

Not a club fit. I wear XL and my chest...

Not a club fit. I wear XL and my chest measurement is 44Ē
07-13-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,386
Posted By jadocs

Pinching is not an issue with a compression...

Pinching is not an issue with a compression fitting that interfaces with the top of the steerer like the one I posted above. You will note there is a small rim that sits on top of the steerer. Itís...
07-12-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,850
Posted By jadocs

Guarantee I could break it.

Guarantee I could break it.
07-12-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,013
Posted By jadocs

I made a post about this in the charity ride...

I made a post about this in the charity ride forum. The thing that keeps me away is their business plan where in addition to an entry fee you have to raise a minimum amount which can be anywhere from...
07-12-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,917
Posted By jadocs

When I started, I wasnít concerned with...

When I started, I wasnít concerned with performance. I just rode my bike every chance I got. Sometimes it was a few miles at a time. Even if I was only on my bike for 3 miles, it was better than...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,951
Posted By jadocs

My wahoo still auto uploads to MapMyFitness which...

My wahoo still auto uploads to MapMyFitness which is linked to Relive. Iím still getting instantaneous notifications that Relive is ready to create my ride. Still donít need to do anything manually....
07-12-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By jadocs

I appreciate the help. I just prefer to have less...

I appreciate the help. I just prefer to have less on me and my bike and the notion of adding something else was enough to make me not use it like I used to.
07-12-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By jadocs

Don't want to carry an extra battery on my body....

Don't want to carry an extra battery on my body. Also with the Hero, in order to run an extra battery the access door has to be open. Not good if you are caught in the rain, and no I don't want to...
07-12-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,030
Posted By jadocs

Completely unscientific observation on my part,...

Completely unscientific observation on my part, but in my area I have noticed that rust forms much more quickly when tap water is applied and not dried off immediately (vs. rain water). Just...
07-12-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By jadocs

UST...never had problem one. Problems above are a...

UST...never had problem one. Problems above are a result of either the tire or the rim having variances in standards or the wheel was not prepped properly. Other points: not all sealants are created...
07-11-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By jadocs

I have the Ksyrium PRO USTs and run tubeless with...

I have the Ksyrium PRO USTs and run tubeless with Yksion PRO UST tires. I will never go back to tubs.
07-11-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By jadocs

FYI, I have been corresponding with Wahoo support...

FYI, I have been corresponding with Wahoo support on a separate issue and asked if it was possible to incorporate a 7 zone option based on threshold (since wahoo acquired SufferFest) and was told...
07-11-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,030
Posted By jadocs

I take my kit and give it to my wife to wash. I...

I take my kit and give it to my wife to wash. I shower, eat, clean my bike, then kick back and admire how clean my bike is LOL.
07-11-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By jadocs

My weekend rides last a lot more than an hour. I...

My weekend rides last a lot more than an hour. I had been using it to make movies set to music of our group rides. I had resorted to manually starting and stopping recording certain segments to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,640
Posted By jadocs

Yep, I'm currently in a KAS, Kit acquisition...

Yep, I'm currently in a KAS, Kit acquisition syndrome, browsing the Rapha archive sale section and looking out for discounts on the other brands I prefer like an addict.
07-11-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By jadocs

I will concur that Wahoo support is phenomenal....

I will concur that Wahoo support is phenomenal. They just sent me a new Tickr because the snap on my old chest strap broke.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,086
Posted By jadocs

I really like those, thanks for posting.

I really like those, thanks for posting.
07-11-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By jadocs

Risky if the buy it now price was reasonable....

Risky if the buy it now price was reasonable. Glad someone did not buy it out from under you.
07-11-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By jadocs

I've stopped using my Hero 5 because it became a...

I've stopped using my Hero 5 because it became a PITA with the battery life. One way to extend it is to manually start and stop recordings. So what you are doing is capturing the start and stop of...
07-11-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By jadocs

I don't because I am at work at the moment, but...

I don't because I am at work at the moment, but it can display just like SeattleForest describes. Each one of those fields above is selectable so you can have a whole page dedicated to HR being...
07-10-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,386
Posted By jadocs

Ideally you want the compression fitting centered...

Ideally you want the compression fitting centered where the stem attaches to the steerer. So you need to know the length of the fitting. Some are shorter than others. The type of top cap and...
07-10-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By jadocs

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/4381552f_3087_4084_9b84_1a3a35af764b_ef8488b967e06e49a7a331e9833bb3e62ad10fd7.png...
07-10-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By jadocs

Personal preference which is based criteria that...

Personal preference which is based criteria that is important to you and perceived value.

For me my criteria is quality of materials, fit, and workmanship/construction. Even those are subjective,...
07-10-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By jadocs

Is it a carbon seat post? If so you need to get...

Is it a carbon seat post? If so you need to get some carbon assembly paste and put it on.
07-10-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,880
Posted By jadocs

The thing with glycogen is it takes about 72hrs...

The thing with glycogen is it takes about 72hrs from the time you ingest the carbs and you must drink a lot of water. Eating a big meal the night before does little to nothing. You have to plan it 3...
07-10-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,879
Posted By jadocs

Yes you can go back and watch previous stages and...

Yes you can go back and watch previous stages and previous races. I can go back right now and watch the Tour of California in it's entirety right now if I wanted.

As far as casting to a smart TV,...
07-10-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By jadocs

Is there a difference between tandem MTB jerseys...

Is there a difference between tandem MTB jerseys and MTB jerseys? I would think you could find jerseys tailored for offroad pretty easily. MTB, Cross, etc...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By jadocs

If you didn't get what you paid for or the item...

If you didn't get what you paid for or the item was misrepresented in the auction, return it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,086
Posted By jadocs

Yeah, I'm not a fan of Velcro anything. It wears...

Yeah, I'm not a fan of Velcro anything. It wears out and the ends curl and looks sloppy IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18,630
Views: 3,683,816
Posted By jadocs

Is that made of Brass?

Is that made of Brass?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,088
Posted By jadocs

Yep... I'm actually slightly faster on my Ti...

Yep...

I'm actually slightly faster on my Ti than my Carbon. Difference in ride quality is very noticeable as well. When I fly over railroad tracks the only thing you hear is my chain from the...
07-10-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,879
Posted By jadocs

Yep, I use an Apple TV connected via Ethernet...

Yep, I use an Apple TV connected via Ethernet instead of WiFi. I never stream from a secondary device like a phone or tablet.
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