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Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 812
Posted By Dan333SP

Sup with that cadence though? Doing SFR work? Or...

Sup with that cadence though? Doing SFR work? Or just tend to spin really slowly after intervals?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 812
Posted By Dan333SP

Those w/Kg charts are funny to me. I apparently...

Those w/Kg charts are funny to me. I apparently have a mid-Cat 3 level FTP, but my best 1 min power puts me almost at the amateur level. Having actually raced in 3/4 fields, I do tend to struggle...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 82,776
Posted By Dan333SP

You guys see the controversy about that new ad...

You guys see the controversy about that new ad for Peloton?

https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/12/3/20993432/peloton-new-commercial-horror-movie

Pretty funny, if you ask me. I still can't fathom...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By Dan333SP

I bought a pair of these wheels about 2 years...

I bought a pair of these wheels about 2 years ago, used but in good shape, for $250. I'd have paid double that for them, they're excellent wheels. Lighter, stronger, and wider-rimmed than what I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 82,776
Posted By Dan333SP

Howdy folks. We just booked tickets for this...

Howdy folks. We just booked tickets for this South African vacation we'd planned a while back (2 weeks, staying at a safari lodge for one, staying in Capetown for another). Exciting stuff.

For...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Dan333SP

Don't know about the X, but that's great customer...

Don't know about the X, but that's great customer service.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,631
Posted By Dan333SP

Damn, both of the Domanes in this thread are...

Damn, both of the Domanes in this thread are dream bike material, kudos!

Sometimes I wonder if my affinity for Trek is tied to my original interest in the sport thanks to Lance ~20 years ago, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,751
Posted By Dan333SP

One of the problems with Zwift racing is that...

One of the problems with Zwift racing is that some people, myself included, maybe don't have time for whatever the scheduled distance is, so we join, attack a lot, and then quit halfway in. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,751
Posted By Dan333SP

Ive noticed that too. Maybe its just the times...

Ive noticed that too. Maybe its just the times i ride Zwift, but if someone blows by me at 7 w/kg, its usually a rider with a Taiwanese/Korean/Japanese flag above their name.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 82,776
Posted By Dan333SP

Also a much lower risk of getting smashed by an...

Also a much lower risk of getting smashed by an inattentive driver on virtual roads.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 82,776
Posted By Dan333SP

Heres me riding the real Richmond cobbles last...

Heres me riding the real Richmond cobbles last month. No jet engine hum, just the sound of my teeth and cables and chain rattling.

New house and new baby means riding outside is next to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,619
Posted By Dan333SP

That bar positioning is like the inverse of...

That bar positioning is like the inverse of timtak.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By Dan333SP

WhyFi explained this already, but from what I've...

WhyFi explained this already, but from what I've seen it's worth noting that you aren't going to have massive swings in data if you forget to inflate your tire exactly the same amount or turn the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,054
Posted By Dan333SP

I use GP4000/5000 tires and the limiting factor...

I use GP4000/5000 tires and the limiting factor in tire life is almost never actual wear down to the cords, it's getting little nicks or gashes that I can't fix with superglue and I no longer trust....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By Dan333SP

+1 on buying used. I picked up my "dumb" trainer...

+1 on buying used. I picked up my "dumb" trainer for $60 on a local bike-specific facebook group (TravelTrac Fluid Comp). It's decent enough, but I got bored of spinning mindlessly so I ended up...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,160
Posted By Dan333SP

Yea, didn't really know your specific budget. It...

Yea, didn't really know your specific budget. It does seem like complete 5800 groups on eBay are going for around $450-500. I do see that you can get a complete Tiagra 4700 group for around $380 with...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,160
Posted By Dan333SP

Are we talking FULL Tiagra/105? Would this make...

Are we talking FULL Tiagra/105? Would this make for a good bang for buck CRIT bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,160
Posted By Dan333SP

If you're buying a new R3000 group, why not look...

If you're buying a new R3000 group, why not look into a used 5800 group on eBay or locally? To me, 5800 and onwards 105 groups are the ideal compromise of parts longevity versus performance, weight,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Dan333SP

If you get a Roku stick, you can use the roku app...

If you get a Roku stick, you can use the roku app to stream the audio from your phone to Bluetooth headphones. There’s a tiny lag but it works seamlessly, that’s what i so while on the trainer. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,571
Posted By Dan333SP

OP- What small tropical island are you on?

OP- What small tropical island are you on?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,656
Posted By Dan333SP

Wish we had a downvote option for bad posts.

Wish we had a downvote option for bad posts.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By Dan333SP

IME the ones that are tighter to your face fog...

IME the ones that are tighter to your face fog up, but if they sit a tiny bit further away from your eyes they handle that better. I have a pair of these and they haven't ever fogged up on me (also...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By Dan333SP

I will say, the larger sunglasses are IMO much...

I will say, the larger sunglasses are IMO much better as it's harder for air to sneak under the lenses and irritate your eyes. I never liked the tiny lens style from the mid-2000s.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 970
Posted By Dan333SP

Oh man that was so sad to read that post again :(...

Oh man that was so sad to read that post again :(

I'd imagine this has to be the same bike. Small world, and I hope OP enjoys it for many thousands of miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By Dan333SP

Looks like this model- ...

Looks like this model-

https://www.ride100percent.com/collections/s2/products/s2-soft-tact-flume-hiper-red-multilayer-mirror-lens
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,889
Posted By Dan333SP

I've heard PepeM doesn't even ride bikes any more.

I've heard PepeM doesn't even ride bikes any more.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,619
Posted By Dan333SP

My apologies, the COLD WEATHER is getting to me....

My apologies, the COLD WEATHER is getting to me. I'll get with my watch guy so that we can review the latest catalogue from Patek before making outlandish and insulting claims about your particular...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,619
Posted By Dan333SP

I'm not sure I understand. Maybe the Hasselblad...

I'm not sure I understand. Maybe the Hasselblad you used to take these photos was set on the wrong image size, so it's hard to be 100% certain on the model, but it appears you have a Patek Philippe...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,889
Posted By Dan333SP

Must be pity kudos, then :rolleyes:

Must be pity kudos, then :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,889
Posted By Dan333SP

I never knew these things existed, but it makes...

I never knew these things existed, but it makes sense. In the past I'd approve follow requests from strangers not even in my city on Strava, and they'd almost immediately kudos every ride I did....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,889
Posted By Dan333SP

Pretty sure we inadvertently rode together in...

Pretty sure we inadvertently rode together in Zwift last week, and you not only kudos'd me, you gave me a "ride on".

Where do ride ons fit into the overthinking everything framework?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,889
Posted By Dan333SP

Had to run a fact check on this one. You have, in...

Had to run a fact check on this one. You have, in fact, kudos'd me on several Zwift rides. Maybe it was an accident?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,656
Posted By Dan333SP

Biggest hurdle to entering a bike race is the...

Biggest hurdle to entering a bike race is the fear of getting dropped.

Let me put this out there... literally no one other than you cares that you got dropped. The people in the race probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,619
Posted By Dan333SP

trekmogul you need to make up your treachery to...

trekmogul you need to make up your treachery to Trek by buying at least 5 world championship edition Madone framesets now that Pedersen is in the rainbow stripes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,529
Posted By Dan333SP

I have a GP5 on the rear wheel and a GP4 on the...

I have a GP5 on the rear wheel and a GP4 on the front wheel, I don't think you need to "upgrade" since the differences are literally imperceptible but if you have to replace your GP4s anyway, might...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Dan333SP

Have you lubed the new chain in the same way you...

Have you lubed the new chain in the same way you lubed your old chains? If it's shifting fine, I wouldn't bother replacing anything just to further quiet what is most likely a pretty quiet drivetrain.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,201
Posted By Dan333SP

I mean, I don't care if people keep them on their...

I mean, I don't care if people keep them on their bikes, I just like the aesthetics of not having one on my bike. I crashed a few years ago and thought, "I definitely hit my hanger, but it looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,201
Posted By Dan333SP

Bad comparison. Crashes can happen on any ride...

Bad comparison. Crashes can happen on any ride and are usually out of your control (other riders, cars, weather, bad roads, whatever). The helmet could save your life. I know it's saved me on a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,201
Posted By Dan333SP

I know you know this, but its not when you...

I know you know this, but its not when you dump the chain into the spokes, its if, and its only going to happen if the limit screw is set incorrectly and/or the RD hanger is bent inwards...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,201
Posted By Dan333SP

Pro TT bikes essentially have one giant dork disc...

Pro TT bikes essentially have one giant dork disc in the back, so if it’s good enough for them I don’t see why rec riders keep removing them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,188
Posted By Dan333SP

No prob! If you have a recent iPhone they do...

No prob! If you have a recent iPhone they do display Zwift natively at 16:9 so you could use that hooked up to a monitor or TV without a cropped image, should work with the same adapter as what youd...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,188
Posted By Dan333SP

I hooked up my ipad via HDMI to a TV while I was...

I hooked up my ipad via HDMI to a TV while I was between laptops, I haven't tried it in a while but I believe it displays in the Ipad's native aspect ratio (4:3?) so it leaves some space on either...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 148,289
Posted By Dan333SP

Real short, it's basically 2 mini-switchbacks,...

Real short, it's basically 2 mini-switchbacks, less than a minute if you're crushing it-

https://www.strava.com/segments/908301?filter=overall
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 148,289
Posted By Dan333SP

Very little elevation involved, but it did start...

Very little elevation involved, but it did start and finish with a climb up the cobbled Libby Hill that the Worlds route used in 2015. That was fun, they had chip timing for the climb. Spoiler alert:...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 148,289
Posted By Dan333SP

And speaking of Zwift, I must say... riding a...

And speaking of Zwift, I must say... riding a trainer every day sucks, full stop. However, it is (for me, at least) a much better workout in a much shorter timeframe. Yesterday's outdoor ride was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 148,289
Posted By Dan333SP

Rude. Only 1 of my rides was actually outside, so...

Rude. Only 1 of my rides was actually outside, so my "real" weekly mileage was ~63, now fully into the "Zwift while the baby sleeps next to me" routine in the mornings. The fake miles boost my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,324
Posted By Dan333SP

Since this is a Zwift thread, let me ask a...

Since this is a Zwift thread, let me ask a Zwift-related question. When I started using it a couple years ago, it seemed like there were lots of organized group rides and even races sharing the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Dan333SP

I found a video and it does look like OP's bike...

I found a video and it does look like OP's bike has pretty standard upper/lower angular contact headset bearings-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIi6s6_YqL0

Don't see any reason why he can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Dan333SP

Who makes the headset bearings? I have a Trek,...

Who makes the headset bearings? I have a Trek, but I've had similar issues. If I do just one or two rain rides, the headset bearings (both top and bottom) will start to seize due to rust. I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,624
Posted By Dan333SP

It's about the same for me in percentage terms....

It's about the same for me in percentage terms. My max is around 185, and I know I can hold 172 bpm (93%) for extended periods during hard rides or races, but if I creep above 175 I'm done and need...
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