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Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By Voodoo76

I've had one GP4000 failure that was a good 3"...

I've had one GP4000 failure that was a good 3" long separation at the bead a few years ago. Rear tire, at the time about half a season on it. No major impact or anything, started feeling a bump in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,441
Posted By Voodoo76

Try spending the summer increasing volume rather...

Try spending the summer increasing volume rather than intensity, if you have the free time in the day. Instead of targeting another hour ride at more watts shoot for 1.5 or 2hr at less. Volume...
06-02-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,516
Posted By Voodoo76

Promoter email late last week. Going to put on a...

Promoter email late last week. Going to put on a local TT next Sunday. Totally out of shape, a couple family losses right at the end of Feb then sick for 3 weeks in March. CTL is around 20 right now....
04-11-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,062
Posted By Voodoo76

I always thought an old football saying was...

I always thought an old football saying was appropriate when setting up a sprint "it's not the X's and O's it's the Jimmies & Joes". Talking as a pure sprinter, PD curve that looks like a cliff,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10,289
Views: 2,833,298
Posted By Voodoo76

Nice! Have a 10 and a 12 though, so guess I'll...

Nice! Have a 10 and a 12 though, so guess I'll have to wait for the 14 unless it's disc only then I'll skip it. Have a DA 9100 group waiting.
02-28-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,447
Posted By Voodoo76

Could be one of the old AI riders got loose & was...

Could be one of the old AI riders got loose & was doing some laps?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,139
Posted By Voodoo76

3 Pairs of Giro Empire ACC's.

3 Pairs of Giro Empire ACC's.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,206
Posted By Voodoo76

I've got a couple that I'm putting up on eBay, so...

I've got a couple that I'm putting up on eBay, so I'm gonna say they are amazing! Will definitely make you faster!

On a serious note I did not see a performance difference good or bad, just a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,773
Posted By Voodoo76

This used to be the case. USCF rules had more...

This used to be the case. USCF rules had more stringent requirements for clubs, among them putting on races. And at the same time had a substantial "unattached rider" surcharge on race entries, kind...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,498
Posted By Voodoo76

Less than 50F I'm inside. Greater than 100F I'm...

Less than 50F I'm inside. Greater than 100F I'm inside if the plan is interval work, no issues doing endurance pace in the heat. I trained and raced in early season cold weather (MI) for many years...
01-16-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,827
Posted By Voodoo76

https://youtu.be/UHOgvgYI4Lg

https://youtu.be/UHOgvgYI4Lg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,244
Posted By Voodoo76

I would second DA chain. I've had really good...

I would second DA chain. I've had really good luck with the CN-HG901 with the SIL-TEC surface treatment. Really smooth running & shifting, holds wax well and often can find them priced equal to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By Voodoo76

Been on Zero's for 6 years. 165 lbs & have zero...

Been on Zero's for 6 years. 165 lbs & have zero issues. I would agree with the above regarding shims. Check the flatness of your adapter plate prior to installing the cleat with a ruler or straight...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,450
Posted By Voodoo76

Been waxing for many years, most of those with...

Been waxing for many years, most of those with Molten speed wax. It's particularly effective in a drier area. You no longer have to deal with dust & lube mixing into that black cutting compound all...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19,501
Views: 4,114,328
Posted By Voodoo76

Picked up lightly used RD-9000 front and rear...

Picked up lightly used RD-9000 front and rear derailleur's for my Felt DA. Replacing the 105 that I'm taking off for another bike, at least that's my excuse/justification.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,219
Posted By Voodoo76

Yea, you can be a tactical genius! Coming from a...

Yea, you can be a tactical genius! Coming from a life time of hang on for the sprint & pick up whatever crumbs were left, I've often wondered what it would be like to actually have tactics early in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,219
Posted By Voodoo76

Carlton has his own opinions & I responded in...

Carlton has his own opinions & I responded in that thread with my own limited experience with 2 Track meters. We could continue this discussion in a separate thread here or in the Track Forum if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,219
Posted By Voodoo76

Perhaps go back and read my comments in those...

Perhaps go back and read my comments in those threads. Getting a bit off topic here :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,219
Posted By Voodoo76

What? Perhaps the average speed doesn't relate,...

What? Perhaps the average speed doesn't relate, but pretty much every other number in caloso's power file relates directly to the high intensity of the workout. Track has always been power based in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,219
Posted By Voodoo76

Agree with quite a bit here, in the end it's how...

Agree with quite a bit here, in the end it's how you take what you have & use it to race well.

If you want a simple number, for a long time riding a flat 40k under an hour was sort of a benchmark...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,421
Posted By Voodoo76

In the Tempo/Sweet Spot range I would consider...

In the Tempo/Sweet Spot range I would consider anything from 10-30min to be equivalent training stress if you keep the rest short ( 2 to 3m). Use shorter intervals with brief rest help you to...
Replies: 82
Views: 12,175
Posted By Voodoo76

Sounds a lot like this The Lost League...

Sounds a lot like this The Lost League (https://www.bikeforums.net/33-road-bike-racing/87543-lost-league.html)
Replies: 25
Views: 4,599
Posted By Voodoo76

The earlier road Quarqs, ones that required a...

The earlier road Quarqs, ones that required a magnet, had multiple switches (as I recall 4). They primarily used that to verify direction of crank rotation, you could zero the meter by pedaling...
Replies: 25
Views: 4,599
Posted By Voodoo76

I had a P2Max track. There was one significant...

I had a P2Max track. There was one significant issue if you are looking at sprint data (accelerations, etc). There is a significant lag (2 to 3 sec) in the recorded cadence. My guess is related to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,626
Posted By Voodoo76

Appreciated, I'll have to look that up. Hearing...

Appreciated, I'll have to look that up. Hearing about others with the same problem helps.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,626
Posted By Voodoo76

For me it was several bouts of really bad speed...

For me it was several bouts of really bad speed wobble that now has taken up permanent residence in my head. I went from a Cat 2 who considered bike handling to be a strength over my peers to...
10-12-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5,908
Views: 432,581
Posted By Voodoo76

Huh, I have around 600 hrs on an old Kickr w/o a...

Huh, I have around 600 hrs on an old Kickr w/o a single issue. By far the best trainer I've ever used.
09-27-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,964
Posted By Voodoo76

If it's a flat TT there have also been some very...

If it's a flat TT there have also been some very fast times in the past Fixed which doesn't give up much to 3 speed for gearing and can be very efficient/aero. US 40K national record (still held by...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,674
Posted By Voodoo76

Yep, that and using the wrong adapter shims,...

Yep, that and using the wrong adapter shims, cleat surface not flat. For me Zero's have been very reliable in and out.

Hope that Wahoo doesn't fiddle with them too much, don't want to start having...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By Voodoo76

Used to ride Zipp bars and really liked the shape...

Used to ride Zipp bars and really liked the shape overall. However I've spent the last 5 years on 3T Ergonova, both AL and Carbon. Similar in drop/reach & I really find the oval shaped tops to be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,952
Posted By Voodoo76

Congrats Psimet, cool old pic showing off the...

Congrats Psimet, cool old pic showing off the massive guads!
09-16-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,054
Posted By Voodoo76

I've done a ton of real world racing and a fair...

I've done a ton of real world racing and a fair amount on Zwift & this is a reasonable statement. The game also really tilts the table towards riders with very high aerobic capacity, the true impact...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19,501
Views: 4,114,328
Posted By Voodoo76

Seat looks a little low

Seat looks a little low
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19,501
Views: 4,114,328
Posted By Voodoo76

I recently bought a pair of Empire ACC's (a lot...

I recently bought a pair of Empire ACC's (a lot of clearance deals out there) to replace an aging fleet of Shimano 320's. Always wanted to try them out but shoe changes are usually a traumatic...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By Voodoo76

Been on both ends of that depending on the makeup...

Been on both ends of that depending on the makeup of the ride. It's fun to be the strongest rider in a group so no issue being asked, it's a compliment.

If there was a specific purpose for the...
Replies: 27
Views: 4,629
Posted By Voodoo76

Man, used to motor pace Dorais, some of those...

Man, used to motor pace Dorais, some of those cracks have been in it since the late 80's had to know your line well at speed :lol:. Used to be a spring ritual filling them in and cleaning up the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Voodoo76

Had to look that up, I've used about every flavor...

Had to look that up, I've used about every flavor of Hollowgram through the years and did not know what a Cannondale 1 was. I don't see it listed on their web site but the picture on the bike looks...
07-15-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,448
Posted By Voodoo76

Not so good. Threw the chain twice on the way...

Not so good. Threw the chain twice on the way out, no idea. Ended half assing almost 20m out and three quarter assed 14:50 back. On the return shoulder discomfort had me out of the pads at least 3...
07-13-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,448
Posted By Voodoo76

The summer challenge, a 20 year old shoulder...

The summer challenge, a 20 year old shoulder injury that for no apparent reason has decided to be relevant again. Any rotation is painful, that keep you up half the night kind of ache. I had to widen...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,678
Posted By Voodoo76

Not really. If your interest is in riding and not...

Not really. If your interest is in riding and not your limits then there is really no need to ever know. Either way a good day is a good day (just more qualitative riding "acoustic"). I started...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,404
Posted By Voodoo76

Doge, I hear ya man. Thats a tough one but I've...

Doge, I hear ya man. Thats a tough one but I've found that it pretty much gets ignored anyway. What does some old dude know?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,390
Posted By Voodoo76

I think most riders could change from 175 to...

I think most riders could change from 175 to 172.5 w/o any setup changes, and not notice a difference.

Depending on which pedal you were coming from the newer Shimano pedals generally have a lower...
06-17-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 145,276
Posted By Voodoo76

Heathpack, thank you for passing on the shoe...

Heathpack, thank you for passing on the shoe info. I may have to make a trip out to ERO one of these days, a unique service and would be an interesting experience.
06-17-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,448
Posted By Voodoo76

Thanks! Certainly in a much better place mentally...

Thanks! Certainly in a much better place mentally and catching back up physically.
06-16-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 57,710
Posted By Voodoo76

Outstanding!

Outstanding!
06-16-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,448
Posted By Voodoo76

A little testing at race pace Saturday. Tried...

A little testing at race pace Saturday. Tried several TT bar configurations in a stiffer than expected crosswind. Too close to call on performance but hands a little higher did seem to help with...
06-15-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 145,276
Posted By Voodoo76

That is awesome!

That is awesome!
06-15-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 145,276
Posted By Voodoo76

Some work yet to be done. I've seen some data on...

Some work yet to be done. I've seen some data on the Speedplay Aeros, ERO Sports showed 3-5W over the std pedals. Not much out there on shoes but thinking about going to lace up like Empires or Sub6....
06-14-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 145,276
Posted By Voodoo76

What crank are you running? I'm using a...

What crank are you running? I'm using a Holowgram/SISL2 & can put my little finger between a 56 and the chain stay. A lot of BB30 setups use a drive side spacer (for SISL2 it's 2.5mm) to set the...
06-13-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 145,276
Posted By Voodoo76

I'm looking for info on cable routing. A 2013 DA...

I'm looking for info on cable routing. A 2013 DA frame running 1x. Similar to burnthesheep's setup. 2 cables running into the top tube behind the stem (no FD cable). I have a decent amount of extra...
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