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07-09-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By ZHVelo

It is official now: ...

It is official now:

https://www.bbc.com/sport/cycling/53112149

But he will complete this season with Ineos.
07-08-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 845
Posted By ZHVelo

I assume you mean add an option for people who...

I assume you mean add an option for people who want this and others who checked the dating box can see that you also checked it?

Otherwise it would just be creepy af.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,544
Posted By ZHVelo

So I went from 25mm 4000's to 28mm 5000's (with...

So I went from 25mm 4000's to 28mm 5000's (with lowering the pressure, too I have to add) and the ride was smoother, more comfortable and I had more grip. I am not an aggressive (or at least not...
06-28-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By ZHVelo

Feels like cheating though.

Feels like cheating though.
06-28-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,654
Posted By ZHVelo

1. Why do Americans always defend capitalism by...

1. Why do Americans always defend capitalism by essentially "muh socialism" as if there is nothing else, as if questioning the former necessitates advocating the latter?

2. I have lived in a very...
06-25-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 700
Posted By ZHVelo

Ah, I misunderstood, apologies. I echo above - if...

Ah, I misunderstood, apologies. I echo above - if I am hungry I add a little protein powder to Greek plain yogurt. Yummy and healthy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,036
Posted By ZHVelo

I can start to imagine, I must incorporate this...

I can start to imagine, I must incorporate this into my endurance rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,036
Posted By ZHVelo

Hah, you have too much space in the US ;)

Hah, you have too much space in the US ;)
06-23-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,670
Posted By ZHVelo

You already have a 1:1 gear, just suck it up and...

You already have a 1:1 gear, just suck it up and power through. Those really steep ramps can't be more than what, 50m at a time? You can do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,281
Posted By ZHVelo

I run 25mm 4000s at like 115 PSI and 110 PSI and...

I run 25mm 4000s at like 115 PSI and 110 PSI and love it. I tried going down, and a little is ok, but like 100 and 95 is just too low. Tires need to be hard.
06-19-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By ZHVelo

Thanks, no because that table is a continuation...

Thanks, no because that table is a continuation of the previous where those headings are given :)
06-17-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,088
Posted By ZHVelo

Then you should practice riding with only one...

Then you should practice riding with only one hand on the bar. Once you got that, stop pedalling and reach down and back up. Once that is ok practice putting the bottle in your mouth and squeezing....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By ZHVelo

Went yesterday, had to turn around. The wind was...

Went yesterday, had to turn around. The wind was so bad it was throwing me all over the road, nearly got hit by a car. Did manage to find another pass that was doable and had nice views...
06-06-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,919
Posted By ZHVelo

The videos tell a very different story. In plenty...

The videos tell a very different story. In plenty of cases they are the ones instigating. And seemingly thoroughly enjoy doing it. Which is not surprising, violent people will be attracted to...
06-06-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,919
Posted By ZHVelo

Fuji is a private company and can do what they...

Fuji is a private company and can do what they want. The police are not. Your analogy is wrong, and just shows your bias. You are essentially saying the police should do their job how they see fit,...
06-06-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,919
Posted By ZHVelo

Failures of a few? And what does everyone else do...

Failures of a few? And what does everyone else do in letting them get away with it?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,953
Posted By ZHVelo

I was reading comment after comment where you...

I was reading comment after comment where you were pretending the data that are there are enough and people pointing out a powermeter was missing were wrong. That literally implies you think a...
06-03-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,541
Posted By ZHVelo

13:03 is my PR on that hill (goal is 09:22) and...

13:03 is my PR on that hill (goal is 09:22) and yes, I have already cycled more this year than all of last year together and more than twice as much as in all of 2018 for example. No, if I get to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,540
Posted By ZHVelo

The difference between Lance and the other dopers...

The difference between Lance and the other dopers though is that he is sociopath and narcissist. Take Jan, be it his upbringing in Eastern Germany and socialist influence, but he was a team player....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,540
Posted By ZHVelo

Just watching his drug riddled, worn out face...

Just watching his drug riddled, worn out face nowadays is satisfaction enough.
05-30-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,358
Posted By ZHVelo

It feels much better. I like it hard for some...

It feels much better. I like it hard for some reason, so front is back to 8 and rear just above that. Felt so much cleaner, smoother :)

But I have been reading a lot and will actually try to lower...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 12:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,628
Posted By ZHVelo

Maybe overall, but actually very relevant to the...

Maybe overall, but actually very relevant to the OP:

"The rear triangle is pretty rigid and on rough roads I got the sense it wasn’t absorbing the road as effectively as some other bikes I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,628
Posted By ZHVelo

Then you can also buy a cheaper bike and upgrade...

Then you can also buy a cheaper bike and upgrade it with better wheels. And still come out cheaper / the same for a much better overall bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,628
Posted By ZHVelo

Why spend 3k for max 120km on flats a week?

Why spend 3k for max 120km on flats a week?
05-24-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 118,433
Posted By ZHVelo

102km and 1600 elevation metres. Longest /...

102km and 1600 elevation metres. Longest / highest climb for me. For about 3.5 hours felt good, then was running low on energy and the last climb before home was hell. My PR is 06:22, took me 10:20. ...
05-20-20, 12:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,371
Posted By ZHVelo

The fact that you think this is just a flu and...

The fact that you think this is just a flu and that the last flu season killed 100k*, that you think you aren't manipulated because you deny everything, and most importantly, that this is nothing but...
05-19-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,371
Posted By ZHVelo

I always wondered what kind of people it takes to...

I always wondered what kind of people it takes to get a country to over 100k deaths. Now I know.
05-19-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,371
Posted By ZHVelo

Yup, everyone just needs to take...

Yup, everyone just needs to take hydroxychloroquine then no one can get covid19 anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,906
Posted By ZHVelo

I am lazy so I just paid for a year's...

I am lazy so I just paid for a year's subscription. I like their layout and ease with which you can compare segments over time and quickly see other things. I did use Trainingpeaks but found the free...
05-15-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,167
Posted By ZHVelo

Pinarello.

Pinarello.
05-14-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,228
Posted By ZHVelo

But that is exactly my point - the brands are...

But that is exactly my point - the brands are putting pressure on stores, they are enslaving them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,093
Posted By ZHVelo

Why particularly those two? Do you already have a...

Why particularly those two? Do you already have a bike?

Coincidentally, the Ultimate CF SL 8.0 is my desired next bike.
05-07-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,800
Posted By ZHVelo

Do people expect on the spot service for their...

Do people expect on the spot service for their car or do they generally make appointments or just go and drop it off? I wonder.
05-04-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,231
Posted By ZHVelo

No.

No.
04-21-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,654
Posted By ZHVelo

Can people please stop talking about economics......

Can people please stop talking about economics...

This isn't a free market. There is no true free market. For however weird OP is, one thing was made clear and that is that this is about local...
04-16-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,627
Posted By ZHVelo

Are they faster than ever though? And if they...

Are they faster than ever though? And if they are, is it just compared to his generation? If not, how much is technological progress responsible? How much is the internet responsible for hyping up...
04-16-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By ZHVelo

Why don't people just ride for an actual hour? ...

Why don't people just ride for an actual hour?

Sure, ramp tests can be fun, can have analytical importance (or not, I do not know), but if you want to know what Wattage you can hold over 1 hour,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,218
Posted By ZHVelo

:lol::lol::lol: I guess the Earth is flat,...

:lol::lol::lol:

I guess the Earth is flat, huh?
04-14-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,664
Posted By ZHVelo

Fair enough, I did not know that. Sounds terrible...

Fair enough, I did not know that. Sounds terrible tbh. I guess I should consider myself lucky then, I have only ever been screamed at for taking the country road (80km/h speed limit, no idea what the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,218
Posted By ZHVelo

Bit long, have to read it some other time, but...

Bit long, have to read it some other time, but quickly scanning it - "The average margin on bike sales across all price points was 36%"

That just pisses me off more, the product cost is 56% higher...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,218
Posted By ZHVelo

“We only service bikes from dealer network based...

“We only service bikes from dealer network based brands.”

Yea, no thanks. They are basically admitting trying to create a cartel. Not that it will matter anyway, any independent bike shop could...
04-14-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,664
Posted By ZHVelo

Really? I almost never see cars actually stop and...

Really? I almost never see cars actually stop and a stop sign. Stop means you rest. Maybe in the US it is different, but in Europe most people will still be rolling ever so slightly. That, too, in...
04-10-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By ZHVelo

Thanks, I will at least see out this summer and...

Thanks, I will at least see out this summer and how my training program will have an effect before considering ordering a lower size or not.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,218
Posted By ZHVelo

I just went to the Trek Germany website and...

I just went to the Trek Germany website and Canyon Germany website.

Trek Domane SL 7: Ultegra Di2, 8.84kg. EUR 5.6k
Canyon Ultimate CF SL Disc 8.0 Di2: Ultegra Di2, 7.5kg. EUR 3.3k

Now the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,218
Posted By ZHVelo

So what will you do when robots start to replace...

So what will you do when robots start to replace more and more low-skilled jobs? Which will happen, inevitably. And inevitably the US government will not prepare for it properly, because they don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By ZHVelo

Thank you, I will try with that, moving them...

Thank you, I will try with that, moving them forward seemed to have a small effect, I was now able to hold my foot straight much better, it still feels tight compared to the left foot, but it wasn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,637
Posted By ZHVelo

Very interesting post and I love the last comment...

Very interesting post and I love the last comment - yes, it doesn't matter at all who is faster. I am German, we love Biathlon, and there is no difference in popularity, at times where they are more...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 19,489
Views: 4,109,765
Posted By ZHVelo

Got myself a Favero Assioma Duo which came pretty...

Got myself a Favero Assioma Duo which came pretty fast actually given Italy is in lockdown. My first powermeter, cannot wait to set it up.
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