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Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,894
Posted By jadocs

So I just got my La Passione jeryseys in...

So I just got my La Passione jeryseys in yesterday. Folks, they are the BOMB!...so much so I placed another order last night. Sale is still going on so I would jump if you are in the market.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18,721
Views: 3,728,899
Posted By jadocs

I saw this mentioned on the GCN Show. Wow that is...

I saw this mentioned on the GCN Show. Wow that is gorgeous, I want that so bad! What are you going to build it up with?
08-14-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By jadocs

I was thinking last night about this. Take a...

I was thinking last night about this. Take a close look at where the spokes go into the rear hub. It is entirely possible that the degreasing with cassette on temporarily cleaned the crud around the...
08-14-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By jadocs

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Here is the through axle version of the lock ring...
08-13-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By jadocs

Your hub probably does need a good cleaning, but...

Your hub probably does need a good cleaning, but I知 still inclined to believe you have a spoke issue. Have you tried lightly squeezing the spokes in your hand (two at a time)...work your way around...
08-13-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By jadocs

My initial reaction was it has to be your spoke...

My initial reaction was it has to be your spoke tension as well. I just had my rear wheel re-trued and tension checked. Two spokes were loose which caused it to ping under my weight from where it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By jadocs

I'm running the same wheel/tire combo on my bike....

I'm running the same wheel/tire combo on my bike. I have the same mileage on them as well. Have you had any issue with the rear wheel going out of true slightly? My spokes started to ping a little...
08-09-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,259
Posted By jadocs

Playing with fire with cheap Chinese bibs....

Playing with fire with cheap Chinese bibs. Stitching can be awful and with chafe you like nobody's business. Material is also thin cheap junk. If some of the guys above have real world experience...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,377
Posted By jadocs

Just so you know, cycling caps come in different...

Just so you know, cycling caps come in different material configurations. For hot weather, I use one from Hincappe Sports made from same perforated material as a lightweight jersey. In colder climate...
08-08-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 23,348
Posted By jadocs

Why don't you just take the Ramp Test on Zwift?

Why don't you just take the Ramp Test on Zwift?
08-08-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,069
Posted By jadocs

As long as you understand the purpose of each...

As long as you understand the purpose of each adjustment, associated physiology in relation to your riding style and flexibility behind the adjustments. For example, you don't adjust seat fore/aft to...
08-08-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,182
Posted By jadocs

Wait....your doing 16hrs on a unicycle???

Wait....your doing 16hrs on a unicycle???
08-08-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,230
Posted By jadocs

Smart rollers are where it is at. You are really...

Smart rollers are where it is at. You are really riding your bike and developing skills that directly translate to the road. No artificiality associated with having your bike locked in. I never get...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18,721
Views: 3,728,899
Posted By jadocs

Just like noodle soup said, I was in a Trek...

Just like noodle soup said, I was in a Trek store yesterday and they had the exact same, exact package selling for $28 and change. Real deal. I won't be needing cleats for a while.
08-08-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By jadocs

I use the Lite as well.

I use the Lite as well.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,377
Posted By jadocs

Cycling cap here as well.

Cycling cap here as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,194
Posted By jadocs

Pain is often the best motivator. But to the...

Pain is often the best motivator.

But to the OP...practice, soft pedaling when you need to IOT maintain pace.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,194
Posted By jadocs

The way you stop a half wheeler is to half wheel...

The way you stop a half wheeler is to half wheel back until they can't half wheel you anymore. They will then be perfectly happy sitting right at your side lol
08-06-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By jadocs

Back in the day you could buy tiny mirrors to...

Back in the day you could buy tiny mirrors to stick inside your glasses. I had some and they worked very well. The trick was getting them stuck on there just right. I assume these would work just as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18,721
Views: 3,728,899
Posted By jadocs

Gotcha thanks! Yeah they are identical to my...

Gotcha thanks! Yeah they are identical to my cleats that I purchased from Colorado Cyclist many years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18,721
Views: 3,728,899
Posted By jadocs

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Just got mine in. Is this what yours looked...
08-03-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By jadocs

Take care of yourself, glad to hear that you are...

Take care of yourself, glad to hear that you are on top of that.
08-02-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,230
Posted By jadocs

A lot of people are riding faster in zwift than...

A lot of people are riding faster in zwift than they can in real life, not because they are data doping but because their trainer has a larger margin for error than advertised, reporting more power...
08-02-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By jadocs

You might want to get that checked. That does not...

You might want to get that checked. That does not sound right at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,894
Posted By jadocs

The Team Cross Jersey is actually one of my...

The Team Cross Jersey is actually one of my favorites. Lots of attention to detail, even around the collar, it's reinforced to stay in shape.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,175
Posted By jadocs

Ha Ha

Ha Ha
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,894
Posted By jadocs

Eliel - One of my favorite brands fit and quality...

Eliel - One of my favorite brands fit and quality are top notch, both jerseys and bibs
Donkey Label - Another favorite, quality, fit and materials also top notch

I just bought a couple jersey's...
08-02-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,230
Posted By jadocs

Ended up with 742 miles. No way I was going to...

Ended up with 742 miles. No way I was going to make 1000, just not enough time between work and the family.

I wonder if it's the same shirt the Trek stores were giving away during their sale "Trek...
07-31-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By jadocs

Hold on people, Example: We don't know if is bike...

Hold on people, Example: We don't know if is bike is a 9 speed and his trainer has a 11 speed cassette, because that will certainly explain how it shifts fine with the wheel on and not on the trainer.
07-31-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By jadocs

Sounds like pressure in the area is great enough...

Sounds like pressure in the area is great enough to cause the pain you are experiencing and also cutting off your circulation. Something is different as far as fit is concerned if you did not...
07-31-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,230
Posted By jadocs

That's a heck of a lot of miles. I'm only sitting...

That's a heck of a lot of miles. I'm only sitting at 720miles as of today. You must be a commuter or retired and enjoying life!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,943
Posted By jadocs

FWIW, it aint me!

FWIW, it aint me!
07-29-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,047
Posted By jadocs

Matchie....matchie, it's important! LOL

Matchie....matchie, it's important! LOL
07-29-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,047
Posted By jadocs

Watch out, kits and shoes are going to be next!

Watch out, kits and shoes are going to be next!
07-29-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,475
Posted By jadocs

As long as they are not coming apart or damaged...

As long as they are not coming apart or damaged to the point that function is affected, and they maintain the fit around your foot when applying the fasteners.
07-29-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,971
Posted By jadocs

Sounds like you want a Connex chain which comes...

Sounds like you want a Connex chain which comes with a quick link that is designed to do exactly what you are asking about above. No tools required to take on or off, I always remove my chain by hand...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,175
Posted By jadocs

If it were me, I would get basic rollers. It's...

If it were me, I would get basic rollers. It's within your budget and you would also have something that will improve your bike handling skills and balance. Yes it takes practice, but learning them...
07-29-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,230
Posted By jadocs

LOL I got a chuckle out of this. I think I look...

LOL I got a chuckle out of this. I think I look fat in mine too.
07-29-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By jadocs

It's probably your skewer or through axle....

It's probably your skewer or through axle. Remove, clean, lube and torque through axle to spec. If QR, make sure it's tight.
07-29-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By jadocs

Doesn't sound like that's what happened. The OP...

Doesn't sound like that's what happened. The OP said he removed the wheel without shifting and it came out easy. Prior to reinstalling, he shifted to the small cog to make assembly easier.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 355
Posted By jadocs

I used to measure out my tire and input manually...

I used to measure out my tire and input manually on my old computer. I marked the tire with chalk and actually sat on the bike to roll it out. I figured the weight of my body on the bike would...
07-29-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By jadocs

Ok, I gotcha... I've been so used to only using...

Ok, I gotcha... I've been so used to only using the mobile app. Didn't really pay attention to the desktop site which does have a power graph. As you ride more with the PM, you will see that it does...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By jadocs

They are great. I知 using the Hotshot Pro 200.

They are great. I知 using the Hotshot Pro 200.
07-28-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By jadocs

What graph are you talking about in the non...

What graph are you talking about in the non premium Strava account? The speed graph?

Power spikes are normal. Using a PM is helpful to smooth out your application of power. You値l get better at...
07-28-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By jadocs

An 80mm stem tells me that frame is too large. I...

An 80mm stem tells me that frame is too large. I would go 53.
07-28-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By jadocs

Keep an eye on it. I知 thinking that possibly it...

Keep an eye on it. I知 thinking that possibly it happened in a gear that you are in most of the time in combination with a slightly worn chain (even though it痴 still within the spec range). It has...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,190
Posted By jadocs

Interesting that Strava has one second less on my...

Interesting that Strava has one second less on my first one. You壇 think it would round it up to 58 min. Strange.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,190
Posted By jadocs

I just checked mine and they are all within a...

I just checked mine and they are all within a couple seconds. I took two examples, one that had no planned stops but did have to slow way down for traffic at stop signs (1 second difference) and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By jadocs

I知 fused as well. Very painful at first, but I...

I知 fused as well. Very painful at first, but I can tell you that my flexibility has improved significantly just from riding a lot.
07-26-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By jadocs

Hard to see directly from the rear but it does...

Hard to see directly from the rear but it does not appear bent from the pics. Did it happen in a gear that you are in most of the time? If so, I知 wondering if that particular gear on the cassette...
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