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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,809
Posted By ZHVelo

Do you mean scientific rigor?

Do you mean scientific rigor?
07-09-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By ZHVelo

But did he go himself really? It seems Ineos...

But did he go himself really?

It seems Ineos did not renew the contract (maybe because he wanted one where he was number 1 and they didn't want that).
07-09-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 421
Posted By ZHVelo

This sounds so useful. If one understood your...

This sounds so useful. If one understood your weird units of measurement :)
07-09-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,238
Posted By ZHVelo

Granted, I cycle more this year than ever before,...

Granted, I cycle more this year than ever before, but since covid, I have seen more female cyclists than ever. Maybe it is becoming more popular.
07-09-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,317
Posted By ZHVelo

Very thorough explanation, thanks!

Very thorough explanation, thanks!
07-09-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 421
Posted By ZHVelo

I discovered - drink as much as you can, even...

I discovered - drink as much as you can, even when you don't feel 'thirsty'. I think that is probably a good guidance for almost everyone.

Especially at the start, I usually am not thirsty at all...
07-08-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,238
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
07-08-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,317
Posted By ZHVelo

Why does more heavy equal more aero? Maybe they...

Why does more heavy equal more aero? Maybe they are just more heavy, because whatever, cost, ease of production, who knows. Why is aero necessarily heavy?

Mind you, you are specifically talking...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 12:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,240
Posted By ZHVelo

Recently googled this a lot and will probably go...

Recently googled this a lot and will probably go for ABUS, they seem to make very good helmets at a decent price. Particularly the Airbreaker, where I live it is quite a bit cheaper than its...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,809
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 12:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 977
Posted By ZHVelo

Do the math - 52/11 vs. 53/11 is a 0.09...

Do the math - 52/11 vs. 53/11 is a 0.09 difference as is 39/34 vs. 36/34

However, one of them represents 2%, the other 8%.

Going for the 53 gives you a biggest gear 2% bigger than the 52, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,589
Posted By ZHVelo

I currently use Wahoo Fitness on my Android...

I currently use Wahoo Fitness on my Android phone, the power data between that and what Strava displays after I upload are minimal, maybe 2-3W. I think that is acceptable. 40W sounds like a lot,...
07-01-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By ZHVelo

Currently I cycle with a normal spedometer (with...

Currently I cycle with a normal spedometer (with a thing you fasten to the spokes) it reads the basic speed, average speed, time, distance. I like seeing those easily, especially current speed and...
06-30-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,774
Posted By ZHVelo

You are welcome, always great to see someone...

You are welcome, always great to see someone sticking to their narrow-minded views no matter what, quite amazing how people manage to achieve that sometimes.
06-29-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 860
Posted By ZHVelo

You really think so? When I bought these, it was...

You really think so? When I bought these, it was for a specific even and I wanted to beat a friend who at the time was close to me in performance so I wanted every boost possible. I read up on it,...
06-28-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,774
Posted By ZHVelo

No idea, but neither have spread their lie of the...

No idea, but neither have spread their lie of the 'American Dream' to the world, so maybe less. Though in the current one, half the population has a recent immigration background, so maybe even more....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,114
Posted By ZHVelo

I did 351 TSS according to TrainingPeaks over...

I did 351 TSS according to TrainingPeaks over almost 5 hours just today actually. And I was actually pretty shattered after. During the ride it felt surprisingly good, though.

So yes, 332 in 60%...
06-28-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 860
Posted By ZHVelo

Feels like cheating though.

Feels like cheating though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,984
Posted By ZHVelo

How about you get a better deal on your phone or...

How about you get a better deal on your phone or internet subscription and the gain you spend on Strava?

Called up for my parents, told them, well you have this deal for new customers, this is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,167
Posted By ZHVelo

What I thought, the shoulders seem to be hunched...

What I thought, the shoulders seem to be hunched up/forward compared to the rest of the back.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,114
Posted By ZHVelo

Deleted graphs to make the post shorter, but holy...

Deleted graphs to make the post shorter, but holy moly you did 160km in 4 hours and 1hr40 of that was in your recover zone? Incredible!
06-28-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,774
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...
06-28-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 860
Posted By ZHVelo

Is caffeine really that potent?

I was gonna do my longest ride yet, including highest elevation metres, so I took two caffeine pills that I still had, and I felt like I was flying, at least for the first 50-60km I could put out...
06-25-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,932
Posted By ZHVelo

I have started cycling without them on shorter...

I have started cycling without them on shorter rides, because my hands are milky, white, pasty af while my arms actually are somewhat tanned by now. So on shorter rides I stopped wearing them, and...
06-25-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 915
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.
06-25-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 993
Posted By ZHVelo

I recently bought energy powder (iso active),...

I recently bought energy powder (iso active), tastes quite nice and works really well, also contains some electrolytes. So on a long ride I would have two bottles of that and 1 bar for every hour I...
06-25-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 915
Posted By ZHVelo

Just eat less. Sorry but it is that simple....

Just eat less.

Sorry but it is that simple. And it isn't a good diet if you want to but can't lose more fat.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,114
Posted By ZHVelo

That part is true, I just ask questions and...

That part is true, I just ask questions and always get great replies :)

And well yes but it is also a lot of fun. I made myself my own plan and turns out the summit plans you can see are super...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,114
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: 4,114
Posted By ZHVelo

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

Hah, you have too much space in the US ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,114
Posted By ZHVelo

How is that possible? In two ways, one z2 is...

How is that possible? In two ways, one z2 is supposed to be doable for hours, how can 1 hour be hard? And two, I assume you mean literally never stop, never into z1 and in that sense in the real...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,114
Posted By ZHVelo

Interesting that many people say to look out for...

Interesting that many people say to look out for breathing and HR (not saying one shouldn't), because I personally feel exhaustion first in my legs and when I try to adapt my ride style (lower gear...
06-23-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,707
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
06-21-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By ZHVelo

Sweet looking bike! Even the bottles have blue...

Sweet looking bike! Even the bottles have blue caps to go with the slight blue color scheme.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By ZHVelo

Went around the lake today, and included two...

Went around the lake today, and included two longer intervals. Was great but I am feeling it now, super weak. Did have a lot of PRs along the way but not sure if it was worth it.
06-20-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By ZHVelo

Sure, I think Seattle is spot, especially the...

Sure, I think Seattle is spot, especially the taxing part. I do my intervals always on the same route, takes me at most 16km from home, there's a roundabout there and I come back. It is odd, I can do...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,293
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, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By ZHVelo

You don't seem to have any intervals whatsoever,...

You don't seem to have any intervals whatsoever, might be a good idea to throw at least one interval session into your week.
06-19-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
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 :)
06-19-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By ZHVelo

You are missing the headings on that. Is the...

You are missing the headings on that. Is the first column % of FTP and the second % of LTHR?
06-18-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By ZHVelo

Mostly just Strava, I do upload workouts to GC as...

Mostly just Strava, I do upload workouts to GC as well, but don't look at it every time, I find it too cluttered. And it took me an hour to figure out how to enter my weight and FTP correctly for...
06-17-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,121
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....
06-17-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By ZHVelo

I would agree with intervals but not on sweet...

I would agree with intervals but not on sweet spot training. If you have no idea what your FTP is how can you tell what sweet spot is? If you do 2 or 3 20 minute blocks in one session, that is...
06-16-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By ZHVelo

Probably needn't have made a thread, this is...

Probably needn't have made a thread, this is pretty obvious I guess.
06-16-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,132
Posted By ZHVelo

Broccoli is incredibly healthy, especially for...

Broccoli is incredibly healthy, especially for gut bacteria.

We stan broccoli.

Oh and with regards to the thread, I use my phone with Wahoo Fitness app to monitor my HR, cadence and power...
06-16-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By ZHVelo

FTP From 1 Hour Test

I managed to find a route with no traffic light and minimal road changes (in fact, I had 3 roundabouts and 2 left turns, neither of which made me stop for cars actually, in the whole hour, which I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 488
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...
06-13-20, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By ZHVelo

But who would get number 1? Or would each team...

But who would get number 1? Or would each team have a number 1?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,750
Posted By ZHVelo

I saw the Last Dance. Yea, he seemed a bit of a...

I saw the Last Dance. Yea, he seemed a bit of a dick. But he was a dick to his team mates. To push them.

He didn't abuse others, didn't ruin lives, and didn't try to silence those talking about...
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