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10-16-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,332
Posted By jadocs

Ha! I've been watching GCN LOL

Ha! I've been watching GCN LOL
Forum: Commuting
10-16-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By jadocs

Is this one of the ones where you twist something...

Is this one of the ones where you twist something to control or start airflow? If so you are supposed to close or shut it off before you pull it off your tire valve...otherwise you risk blowing the...
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By jadocs

Exactly, and is a prime reason not to use your...

Exactly, and is a prime reason not to use your phone as a bike computer.
10-16-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,332
Posted By jadocs

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Here's my baby!
10-16-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,332
Posted By jadocs

Wow that's crazy, I like it. Any issues when you...

Wow that's crazy, I like it. Any issues when you have to unclip and stop?
10-16-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By jadocs

Yeah that doesn't sound right either. I'm not a...

Yeah that doesn't sound right either. I'm not a lightweight and run 80-85 in rear and 75-80 in the front depending on what the road conditions are going to be like on the route I will be riding.
...
10-16-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By jadocs

Yeah, you sure that's a crack and not a...

Yeah, you sure that's a crack and not a scuff/scratch? Aluminum bike I would imagine scratch over crack at that location.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,131
Posted By jadocs

I call excess length the Chinese cut that is...

I call excess length the Chinese cut that is prevalent on cheap eBay jerseys. Not supposed to fit like an untucked t-shirt. If you carry items in your jersey pockets, they are not supposed to hang...
10-16-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 35,049
Posted By jadocs

Exactly what I meant when I said riding vs....

Exactly what I meant when I said riding vs. driving your bike. As a previous poster mentioned, descending hard and hammering hard = hands in drops for optimum control. I never throw my bike into a...
10-09-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 35,049
Posted By jadocs

The difference between riding your bike and...

The difference between riding your bike and driving your bike.
10-09-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By jadocs

No you canít. You could try to find a stem with a...

No you canít. You could try to find a stem with a steeper angle and raise it a bit that way.
10-09-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,332
Posted By jadocs

I think so, however my T2 is plenty snappy when I...

I think so, however my T2 is plenty snappy when I get on it.
10-08-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,402
Posted By jadocs

Ha Ha, this made me chuckle. Itís true all the...

Ha Ha, this made me chuckle. Itís true all the recumbents in my area ride in the C groups. Occasionally, Iíve seen them in a B group. Never in a A group.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,203
Posted By jadocs

So beautiful!!!

So beautiful!!!
10-08-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,793
Posted By jadocs

I havenít noticed much of a difference as long as...

I havenít noticed much of a difference as long as Iím warmed up.
10-07-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 684
Posted By jadocs

I used to use my phone and a QuadLock. I even got...

I used to use my phone and a QuadLock. I even got around the battery life thing by purchasing a Mophie Juicepack Air and stuck a universal QuadLock receiver on the back. My thought process was "what...
10-07-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By jadocs

You need to figure out where your saddle needs to...

You need to figure out where your saddle needs to be in terms of fore/aft in relation to the bottom bracket and how your body is balanced based on the frame geometry and your flexibility/riding style...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18,871
Views: 3,802,017
Posted By jadocs

So the Karoo doesn't give you instant data? Can...

So the Karoo doesn't give you instant data? Can you not customize the screen to show what you want to see?
10-07-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 684
Posted By jadocs

If your looking for a phone mount the QuadLock is...

If your looking for a phone mount the QuadLock is the way to go. Personally I would use a dedicated computer and put the phone in my jersey pocket.
10-07-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By jadocs

Good to hear... Is it possible to put...

Good to hear...

Is it possible to put something between the tire and your wife's fender so the foam thingy doesn't deform it? Maybe a piece of heavy duty foam cut to fit or something like that?...
10-06-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,332
Posted By jadocs

You keep your bike outside?

You keep your bike outside?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By jadocs

If you need to raise the bars, flip the...

If you need to raise the bars, flip the stem...you cannot add spacers because the bars are already as high as they can go.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By jadocs

Never adjust saddle fore/aft to correct a reach...

Never adjust saddle fore/aft to correct a reach problem.

Your position on the medium looks fine, I just think as you progress in fitness and flexibility you will actually need a slightly longer...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By jadocs

Also put your hands in the drops and ride that...

Also put your hands in the drops and ride that way and see if you have enough reach to be comfortable. Looking at you on the blue bike and imagining you in the drops - looks like you would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By jadocs

I'm the same height as you. The reach on my bike...

I'm the same height as you. The reach on my bike is 380mm and I use a 120mm stem.

According to the chart the reach on the M is 377mm with quite a bit of stack. Personally I would be way too...
10-04-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,332
Posted By jadocs

There was a car analogy that I read somewhere...

There was a car analogy that I read somewhere that described the difference very well. Anyway, from my perspective owning both...the Ti (my Ti) has the ability to soak up road imperfections while...
10-04-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,332
Posted By jadocs

I have the same setup as you. You should really...

I have the same setup as you. You should really try the Yksion Pro 28's. Suuuper nice and according to Mavic engineers they are supposedly faster than the 25's.
10-04-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,183
Posted By jadocs

Ah, yes you are right! I remember only logging...

Ah, yes you are right! I remember only logging 740 miles or so for that month. Well done on the 1k! That is impressive...between work and family, I thought I was doing ok. I need to step it up lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By jadocs

No idea but that is a beautiful frame.

No idea but that is a beautiful frame.
10-03-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,302
Posted By jadocs

I have one for fun, no other reason. Be advised...

I have one for fun, no other reason. Be advised good fatbike tires can cost as much or more than an actual car tire.
10-03-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,183
Posted By jadocs

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Picked mine up yesterday. Mine looks a little...
10-02-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By jadocs

I've used the Lyzene (sp?) version. Don't use any...

I've used the Lyzene (sp?) version. Don't use any saddle bag anymore. I prefer to carry my repair kit in my jersey's center pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,447
Posted By jadocs

Just something to keep in mind if you said the...

Just something to keep in mind if you said the chammy is not far enough back. When you put your bibs on...before you pull the suspenders over your shoulders, grab the back end of your bib shorts...
10-02-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By jadocs

Could you not just lower the part that contacts...

Could you not just lower the part that contacts the tire so your not trying to grab the rear tire at the top. Instead grab the rear tire at the 2-3 o-clock position or something like that.

Why...
10-02-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,183
Posted By jadocs

Were you guys notified by the store that they had...

Were you guys notified by the store that they had them or did you just walk in? I got an email from Trek saying they were going to send it by a certain date but have not heard anything.
10-01-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,309
Posted By jadocs

I ride 6 days a week, sometimes 7 days a week....

I ride 6 days a week, sometimes 7 days a week. Weekdays are solo rides so there is no benefiting from anyone's draft: 1-2 days will be an all out effort for about an hour straight (think time trial...
10-01-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By jadocs

On the other hand, real time watts is better to...

On the other hand, real time watts is better to fine tune your pedal stroke to be more consistent and efficient. Once mastered, you can better control your zones. You could fluctuate 80 watts or more...
09-29-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By jadocs

No thatís not good at all, and definitely not...

No thatís not good at all, and definitely not normal. There is something wrong with your wheel tire/combo.
09-28-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,470
Posted By jadocs

Looks great 👍

Looks great 👍
09-28-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By jadocs

Yes this is an outdoor ride. Terrain is flat with...

Yes this is an outdoor ride. Terrain is flat with the exception of two slight climbs at the end. Believe it or not I have to deal with 4 way stop signs. My threshold HR is 157. Iím not training to HR...
09-27-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By jadocs

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1-2 days a week I go 100% as hard as I can for 22-25...
Replies: 54
Views: 2,845
Posted By jadocs

I would have beat that azz.

I would have beat that azz.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,745
Posted By jadocs

This is no different in function. You still need...

This is no different in function. You still need 2-3mm of space to properly adjust the headset. The cap does not sit flush with the top of the steerer. The difference between this and the others is...
09-25-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By jadocs

Make sure your saddle is not nose up. Also check...

Make sure your saddle is not nose up. Also check to make sure your saddle is not too high.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By jadocs

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09-25-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By jadocs

Depends on the bars. Imagine the top pic with the...

Depends on the bars. Imagine the top pic with the ramp parallel, it would look goofy with the drops at a 45 deg angle.
09-24-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,013
Posted By jadocs

Is it hesitating like itís trying to shift or is...

Is it hesitating like itís trying to shift or is it dead when you press the paddle?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 01:07 PM
09-21-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,242
Posted By jadocs

Oh hell no...I would make them replace everything...

Oh hell no...I would make them replace everything they jacked up. Whoever worked on your 5k bike is a schmuck and should probably be assembling bikes at Walmart. Leaving an old rotor on your bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,745
Posted By jadocs

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No the top cap does not sit flush on top of the...
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