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04-16-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By BonkonFleet

Can confirm that I can for sure go faster than...

Can confirm that I can for sure go faster than 2-3mph on grades above 7%. will check on the weight in pounds thing though.
04-15-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By BonkonFleet

Smart trainer/Zwift question

Through the winter I use trainerroad, but tried the free trial of zwift and really liked it, but what really turned me off is that my smart trainer (tacx vortex) will only simulate grades up to 7%...
04-13-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By BonkonFleet

Canyon Ultimate cf sl 8.0 disc di2. $3,700. You...

Canyon Ultimate cf sl 8.0 disc di2. $3,700. You will not find a better bike for less with di2. Specialized has a tarmac comp disc di2 for a couple hundred more i believe.
04-13-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By BonkonFleet

Really? So, how long into the future until all...

Really? So, how long into the future until all the di2 batteries in the world disappear as well as the companies that make them do you predict?
04-09-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By BonkonFleet

Anyone have experience with Canyon's sizing?

I've been eyeing a Canyon Ultimate lately and am at a bit of a stand still when it comes to which size I would hypothetically order. Apparently they just take your inseam and height and suggest a...
04-03-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By BonkonFleet

Wow thanks for all the great answers. Normally I...

Wow thanks for all the great answers. Normally I would just change the chain no questions asked but in this case I had just replaced it last summer and it probably has 1,000 miles on it or so. I...
04-03-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By BonkonFleet

New cassette question

If I change from 11-28 to an 11-30 ultegra cassette will I need a new chain as well or will my current one fit?. The reason I ask is I'm getting some new wheels and I figure this is a good time to...
03-29-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,436
Posted By BonkonFleet

People still use garmin?

People still use garmin?
03-05-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,765
Posted By BonkonFleet

Strade-Bianche is cancelled. Does that count?

Strade-Bianche is cancelled. Does that count?
02-28-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By BonkonFleet

good point.

good point.
02-28-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By BonkonFleet

Both old and new hubs are center lock. Also I'd...

Both old and new hubs are center lock. Also I'd have my lbs put the new wheels on for me since I dont have any tools to switch cassette and so on, so hopefully they'd have all the appropriate tools...
02-28-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By BonkonFleet

New wheelset question.

I'm looking to buy a new wheelset for my Emonda sl6 disc. The hubs on my wheelset now are 24t and on the new ones they will be a 36t. My concern is regarding the disc rotor. Will it be as easy as...
02-28-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By BonkonFleet

Are you purposely avoiding climbs?

Are you purposely avoiding climbs?
02-28-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,872
Posted By BonkonFleet

I do 16/8 intermittent fasting 5 days a week, but...

I do 16/8 intermittent fasting 5 days a week, but where is the advantage to doing a 100 mile ride fasted ? Or I guess what's the point in it?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 28,040
Posted By BonkonFleet

I should say they are a better braking system but...

I should say they are a better braking system but not so good that it negates everything negative I said about them.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 28,040
Posted By BonkonFleet

I haven't read any posts on this thread except...

I haven't read any posts on this thread except the last page, but just wanted to add that I own a disc brake Emonda sl6 and had a 2009 Madone before that (rim brake). After owning and riding both I...
02-21-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,518
Posted By BonkonFleet

Dang I ordered the large when it sounds like...

Dang I ordered the large when it sounds like maybe I should have went with the medium. But, like you said there is free returns so I wont sweat it.
02-21-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,518
Posted By BonkonFleet

Do the shorts fit true to size? I'm a 34 waist...

Do the shorts fit true to size? I'm a 34 waist and according to the size chart I'd be a large. When I read reviews on amazon some people say they fit true and of course others say the run small or...
02-19-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,175
Posted By BonkonFleet

Did a sprint triathlon once and during the run I...

Did a sprint triathlon once and during the run I just simply could not hold it any longer and just went in my pants. I should say though that it was pouring rain. Otherwise I wouldn't have done it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,998
Posted By BonkonFleet

A bike looks better with a valve cap than...

A bike looks better with a valve cap than without. Who wants to fight?
05-01-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,393
Posted By BonkonFleet

Do you chug the whole bottle at once ? Whey...

Do you chug the whole bottle at once ? Whey protein powder on a ride sounds like about the last thing i'd want.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 345,983
Posted By BonkonFleet

No ego's Yells at new riders Pick one.

No ego's
Yells at new riders
Pick one.
04-05-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,207
Posted By BonkonFleet

It's exactly the point of KOM's. They are...

It's exactly the point of KOM's. They are segments where people see who can do them the fastest.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By BonkonFleet

Last year when I'd get a call or text it would...

Last year when I'd get a call or text it would show up on my wahoo bolt. This year nothing. Maybe I turned something off on accident? I also have samsung. I think a J5...whatever their cheapest...
04-02-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,686
Posted By BonkonFleet

The people or the bikes ? :lol:

The people or the bikes ? :lol:
04-02-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,686
Posted By BonkonFleet

I haven't read any other replies to this thread...

I haven't read any other replies to this thread yet so this may have already been said. But, in my opinion. Assuming ftp and watt/kg are similar I would think there wouldn't be any difference. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,151
Posted By BonkonFleet

You didn't do anything wrong except set a goal of...

You didn't do anything wrong except set a goal of averaging over 17mph solo for your first ride of the year.
03-21-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,823
Posted By BonkonFleet

I don't know if they've actually started shipping...

I don't know if they've actually started shipping these yet. I also don't think they have released any power data, or have had any reviews done on their power meter yet either. Not saying it wont...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 31,234
Posted By BonkonFleet

Is this different than MIPS somehow?

Is this different than MIPS somehow?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,855
Posted By BonkonFleet

Great posts.

Great posts.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,862
Posted By BonkonFleet

do you really think most people average over...

do you really think most people average over 18mph on their first century ?
03-07-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By BonkonFleet

Hipsters gonna hipster.

Hipsters gonna hipster.
03-04-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 26,652
Posted By BonkonFleet

So, I should eat less to lose weight ?

So, I should eat less to lose weight ?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,558
Posted By BonkonFleet

Sweet pics.

Sweet pics.
02-22-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,562
Posted By BonkonFleet

This reminds me of some recent GCN shows where...

This reminds me of some recent GCN shows where all the hosts were seeing how many push ups they can do. Apart from a couple of them it was pretty pathetic to watch. I spend large chunks of my day...
02-21-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By BonkonFleet

Question regarding ultegra crank.

Hi there, I'm looking at 4iii ultegra left side power meter. My bike came with ultegra r8000 group set and this power meter crank is a r6800. Would this be a problem or are they close enough where I...
02-21-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,921
Posted By BonkonFleet

Ah Amsterdam. Home of bridge repeats.

Ah Amsterdam. Home of bridge repeats.
02-18-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,283
Posted By BonkonFleet

I'm joking.

I'm joking.
02-15-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,283
Posted By BonkonFleet

He's clearly using Di2. Dude on the right has...

He's clearly using Di2. Dude on the right has the new sram axs for crying out loud.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,407
Posted By BonkonFleet

Must be rough.

Must be rough.
02-15-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,283
Posted By BonkonFleet

There's no way this pic is that old. If you look...

There's no way this pic is that old. If you look closely the bike on the far left is clearly running a dura-ace groupset.
02-12-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,333
Posted By BonkonFleet

I never understood people drinking chocolate milk...

I never understood people drinking chocolate milk after a workout, or bike ride. Milk bloats me so bad I'd rather not eat or drink anything after a ride than drink milk.
02-06-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By BonkonFleet

Is all this new tech. and the ridiculous price...

Is all this new tech. and the ridiculous price tags that come with it going to be responsible for driving costs up on every other product these companies produce ? Whenever Shimano comes out with...
02-06-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,775
Posted By BonkonFleet

Stopped reading after 2 pages. Is OP still with...

Stopped reading after 2 pages. Is OP still with his wife or not?
01-23-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,709
Posted By BonkonFleet

I don't know much about keto and all that, but...

I don't know much about keto and all that, but isn't the reason a lot of gels and bars that are eaten while riding taken because they are very fast acting and give you an almost immediate energy...
01-17-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,267
Posted By BonkonFleet

This is a great point. In most group rides is...

This is a great point. In most group rides is beating someone up a hill 20 seconds faster really worth it when they will most likely pass you on the downhill 30 seconds later? In the group I ride...
01-17-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,267
Posted By BonkonFleet

Not sure I really can agree with this. With all...

Not sure I really can agree with this. With all things being equal like bike weight and power output and you take 2 riders with lets say a 20 or even 10 pound difference and have them do an hour...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,594
Posted By BonkonFleet

Did Diamondback stop making the Podium? Can't...

Did Diamondback stop making the Podium? Can't seem to find it on their website.
12-31-18, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By BonkonFleet

How is being smooth on the bike a waste of energy...

How is being smooth on the bike a waste of energy ?
12-17-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 12,944
Posted By BonkonFleet

It's not that he doped. Literally everyone was...

It's not that he doped. Literally everyone was back then. It's the way he treated people and ruined some people lives to keep it a secret.
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