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Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,709
Posted By Voodoo76

Best of luck, really, it can become a real mental...

Best of luck, really, it can become a real mental issue. Not to be a downer but I've been searching for the answer to this for 4 years with minimal success, get a handle on it asap. 45 years on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Voodoo76

Been on since Beta and kind of agree with this....

Been on since Beta and kind of agree with this. The challenge with Zwift racing is strategy wise it's almost the inverse of live.

Pretty much every Zwift race I've ridden the big selection is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,513
Posted By Voodoo76

The proper BikeForums dialup is 600W

The proper BikeForums dialup is 600W
07-22-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,080
Posted By Voodoo76

It's been crazy. I'm trying to run a...

It's been crazy. I'm trying to run a manufacturing plant right in the middle of all of that.
07-22-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,080
Posted By Voodoo76

Don't shut it down yet, waiting for botto to...

Don't shut it down yet, waiting for botto to weigh in.
07-21-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,126
Posted By Voodoo76

Find someplace you and your teammate can spend a...

Find someplace you and your teammate can spend a little time cornering on a wheel. Industrial park? School? (most are abandoned right now). Nothing like familiarity to gain a little confidence.
07-20-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,080
Posted By Voodoo76

Man some good old names in this one. YMCA,...

Man some good old names in this one. YMCA, ZeCanon, waterrockets...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
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: 3,979
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: 15,584
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: 3,294
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: 10,290
Views: 2,861,086
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: 4,241
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: 6,570
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: 2,315
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: 7,067
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: 2,583
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: 6,783
Posted By Voodoo76

https://youtu.be/UHOgvgYI4Lg

https://youtu.be/UHOgvgYI4Lg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,424
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: 1,316
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: 2,688
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: 19,629
Views: 4,178,877
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: 4,661
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: 4,661
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: 4,661
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: 4,661
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: 4,661
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: 1,548
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: 12,980
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: 4,743
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: 4,743
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: 3,737
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: 3,737
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: 442,057
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: 2,467
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: 2,766
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: 998
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: 3,035
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: 4,201
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: 19,629
Views: 4,178,877
Posted By Voodoo76

Seat looks a little low

Seat looks a little low
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19,629
Views: 4,178,877
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: 1,473
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: 4,827
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: 1,422
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: 13,674
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: 13,674
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: 10,792
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: 6,528
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: 3,462
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: 751
Views: 150,608
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.
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