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05-16-19, 04:00 AM
05-15-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,678
Posted By srode1

Tires, tubes, chains and cassettes which are what...

Tires, tubes, chains and cassettes which are what I consider consumables on bikes. When I see them on sale for stupid low prices I stock up if I'm getting low.
05-12-19, 02:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,878
Posted By srode1

Depends on what kind of gravel you are riding,...

Depends on what kind of gravel you are riding, how much you weigh and how fast you want to go plus other factors. Michigan fire trails as an example have quite a bit of sand and bigger tires are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,136
Posted By srode1

Yep, no issues here with the touch screen. You...

Yep, no issues here with the touch screen. You will thank us when you get it and start using it, thanks for letting us help you spend your money! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 03:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,136
Posted By srode1

Size matters, once you use a big screen it's hard...

Size matters, once you use a big screen it's hard to go back to the smaller ones. Functionally it will get an update that matches the new versions so nothing really obsolete about the 1030 until the...
05-07-19, 01:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,257
Posted By srode1

I have an 11/36 with a Shimano GS 8050 cage Di2,...

I have an 11/36 with a Shimano GS 8050 cage Di2, works fine.
05-07-19, 01:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,257
Posted By srode1

Who makes a 12/36 and the 12/32??

Who makes a 12/36 and the 12/32??
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By srode1

Same here, works well.

Same here, works well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,136
Posted By srode1

If money wasn't an issue, I would get the...

If money wasn't an issue, I would get the 1030..... and I did, very happy with it!
05-06-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,248
Posted By srode1

62 here and enjoy gravel as well as road riding. ...

62 here and enjoy gravel as well as road riding. The last few years Dirty Kanza 200 has had around 50 in the 60+ age class, and around 50% finish.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,852
Posted By srode1

That's about 40 grams, so the weight is still...

That's about 40 grams, so the weight is still over 100 grams more than I would think it should weigh - but maybe your scale isn't accurate. Like I said, I would contact Pinarrello and ask them about...
05-04-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,257
Posted By srode1

If you have the new version Shimano groupset like...

If you have the new version Shimano groupset like Ultegra 8000 SS they are able to handle an 11/30 per the spec, and can handle 11/32 but it's a stretch. You have to size the chain for either a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-19, 03:36 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,852
Posted By srode1

still seems way to heavy to me, should be well...

still seems way to heavy to me, should be well under 900g
05-03-19, 02:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,312
Posted By srode1

Lot's of wheel manufacturers warn against using...

Lot's of wheel manufacturers warn against using latex tubes with carbon fiber wheels. I use them on my Enve's for a few years, but I am not doing any hard braking for extended periods. If I lived...
05-03-19, 02:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,258
Posted By srode1

Seasucker

Seasucker
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,852
Posted By srode1

That's quite a bit heavier than the weight for...

That's quite a bit heavier than the weight for the 53 in the article - more than the size difference would account for. That weight would seem to indicate it's a fake to me. Might again want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 02:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,190
Posted By srode1

The cooling and weight were two things I...

The cooling and weight were two things I anticipated would be potential concerns for me when the new design was unveiled. Long hard rides mid Summer would be less enjoyable probably.
05-01-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,978
Posted By srode1

Well I'm not going to do a study on the topic for...

Well I'm not going to do a study on the topic for the case of argument. The information I referenced pointed out your range was not really an absolute, which you agree with it sounds like - a person...
05-01-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,978
Posted By srode1

I was commenting on your saying that a person...

I was commenting on your saying that a person can't consume more than 300/hour - and then absorb. Perhaps I misinterpreted what you were saying. This is the point from the article that contradicts a...
05-01-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,978
Posted By srode1

A model for 4-24 hour cycling events... a.k.a.,...

A model for 4-24 hour cycling events... a.k.a., don't run out of steam.... ? Tri2Max Coaching LLC...
05-01-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By srode1

Longer cranks require more flexibility to get...

Longer cranks require more flexibility to get lower / more aero, but they also give a bit more leverage to create power when cadence drops. on really steep grades when you are out of gears and...
05-01-19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,978
Posted By srode1

That's not really correct, I consume 360 calories...

That's not really correct, I consume 360 calories / hour on rides 6 hours and up without any problems, 25 oz bottle with 270 calories every 45 minutes of riding time. I know one cyclist that consumes...
05-01-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By srode1

I've been very happy with my RETUL molded insoles...

I've been very happy with my RETUL molded insoles which I got as part of a bike fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,852
Posted By srode1

I would never pay via bank transfer for an online...

I would never pay via bank transfer for an online / remote purchase, you have very little if any protection without getting legal authorities involved and that's difficult overseas. Your only chance...
04-26-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By srode1

What adjustments have you done to fix the...

What adjustments have you done to fix the problem? Seems to me like a simple adjustment of the cable tension would fix it. Have you check your DR Hanger alignment? Set the B-screw?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,852
Posted By srode1

Have you tried to contact Pinarello with the...

Have you tried to contact Pinarello with the serial number? Weighing the frame and fork and comparing what you get to the specs for that frame is another good way to ID a fake - it should be pretty...
04-24-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,257
Posted By srode1

Being a little sore after a ride is not a bad...

Being a little sore after a ride is not a bad thing at all - if you aren't a little sore the following day you aren't likely pushing hard enough to improve. There's a forum about training you should...
04-09-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By srode1

You switch a lot more often that I do, I would...

You switch a lot more often that I do, I would have a bike I left on the trainer most of the time during trainer season rather than switching all the time (which I do).
04-08-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By srode1

Adusting the rear DR is easy peasy, which I would...

Adusting the rear DR is easy peasy, which I would rather do than try to figure out shimming to make it right for the trainer and a road wheel. Mine doesn't shift as well on the trainer but I's...
04-06-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By srode1

I do 2 upper body workout days / week on recovery...

I do 2 upper body workout days / week on recovery spin days which are T, Th. Monday I do nothing,
04-02-19, 03:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,023
Posted By srode1

Moving the saddle back can help take weight off...

Moving the saddle back can help take weight off the hands. Also the location of the levers on the bars can impact hand comfort a lot. I have the same issues with Arthritis in the thumbs and some...
03-31-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,335
Posted By srode1

Yep, that works for sure - Normatec boots are a...

Yep, that works for sure - Normatec boots are a great alternative that will save some money over regular message therapy and more convenient.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-19, 04:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By srode1

My Gen 1 Pioneer has been flawless - well over...

My Gen 1 Pioneer has been flawless - well over 15,000 miles on it
03-30-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By srode1

Getting more aero will help for sure at 20mph,...

Getting more aero will help for sure at 20mph, but so will raising your FTP. Your size helps on climbs where power to weight ratio is king, but on the flats its really mostly raw power. You could be...
03-28-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By srode1

I have had nothing but great experiences with...

I have had nothing but great experiences with Garmin Customer service - they are very good to work with and have very knowledgeable staff on the products they support.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-19, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By srode1

Should work fine, mine is in the seat tube on an...

Should work fine, mine is in the seat tube on an aluminum framed bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-19, 03:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By srode1

Batteries exposed to cold for extended periods of...

Batteries exposed to cold for extended periods of time lose capacity. The colder and longer the exposure without charging the bigger the loss. Either charge it periodically or bring it inside if...
03-26-19, 03:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,088
Posted By srode1

I don't focus as much on distance as I do at time...

I don't focus as much on distance as I do at time at endurance intensity. 4 hours at the upper end of my endurance pace is my definition of the beginning of longer distance rides. For training...
03-25-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By srode1

Jump in a Sauna for 30 minutes right after a...

Jump in a Sauna for 30 minutes right after a workout when your core body temperature is already elevated. Overdress for your workout. You need to elevate your core body temperature for about 90...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By srode1

Yep, on my Elite Drivo there is the power meter...

Yep, on my Elite Drivo there is the power meter and the trainer to hook up to, you will want to hook to both if you see the same. Just start pedaling and search for new sensors, should show up right...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By srode1

After creating your workout program, find your...

After creating your workout program, find your smart trainer on your garmin head unit and start your workout on the head unit. I suggest warm up and cool down with time only, no target.
03-23-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By srode1

I find intervals on the road are too difficult to...

I find intervals on the road are too difficult to stay in the zone so I do them on the trainer, and do my endurance / distance on the road where staying in the zone isn't as critical.
03-23-19, 03:36 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By srode1

You can make intervals in Garmin connect and load...

You can make intervals in Garmin connect and load on a Garmin bike computer to control the trainer, or just make them on your head unit. Pretty easy to do really
03-19-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,094
Posted By srode1

Age is a big factor in how much you lose, I took...

Age is a big factor in how much you lose, I took about 45 days off for medical reasons and it's taking me 6 months of hard structured to get close to where I was before - age 62
03-14-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By srode1

That's good information - I would love to be able...

That's good information - I would love to be able to pass that stop but it would mean 8 bottles at my pace I think - that's getting pretty hard to manage plus the weight. i'll have to start thinking...
03-13-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By srode1

DK200 = who's in?

11 weeks to go - and a new course / SAG stops plan this year. Should be very interesting.
03-13-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,030
Posted By srode1

I would try the Orange seal as well, that's the...

I would try the Orange seal as well, that's the only thing I use in tubeless set ups. Also, on the side walls weeping - that's very normal on tires until the sealant plugs up the pores in the...
03-10-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,985
Posted By srode1

Totally agree, that's what I use almost...

Totally agree, that's what I use almost exclusively.
03-10-19, 03:03 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 9,553
Posted By srode1

You're not serious are you? There's nothing wrong...

You're not serious are you? There's nothing wrong with whole grain breads or pasta given the right number of portions / day (agree the pyramid has too many portions), same with fruit. This type of...
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