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10-19-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By colnago62

I think quantity is less mentally draining than...

I think quantity is less mentally draining than constantly riding at a high intensity several times a week. This season, I spent two days a week doing high intensity work at the velodrome. While it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 17,844
Posted By colnago62

They have gone to Zwift. 😂😂 A lot of the ebikes...

They have gone to Zwift. 😂😂 A lot of the ebikes that come in for work at my local shop are filthy. For a lot of users they are workhorses; transportation to and from. Canít stop going to work because...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,115
Posted By colnago62

Do a search. Lots of information on them in...

Do a search. Lots of information on them in previous wars on the subject.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 17,844
Posted By colnago62

I live in Seattle also, and for many it is the...

I live in Seattle also, and for many it is the only reasonable way to get to work if your job is downtown. I have a friend that works at Facebook downtown but lives in White Center, which I think is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,321
Posted By colnago62

the big difference between the two is BB30 has...

the big difference between the two is BB30 has better solutions to the issue. The only real solution for the BB90 is a resurfaced bottom bracket or new frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,878
Posted By colnago62

I was not super happy with my Zipp wheelsets. The...

I was not super happy with my Zipp wheelsets. The hub recall and the fact that the aluminum free hub bodies did not last for me, made me switch out the hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By colnago62

I build my own workouts on TrainingPeaks and then...

I build my own workouts on TrainingPeaks and then load them on Zwift. I did TrainerRoad for a bit and liked it okay, it just that developing an interval program isnít rocket science and with a bit of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By colnago62

If lived in a place where the winters are severe...

If lived in a place where the winters are severe or had a schedule that did not allow me to ride outside consistently, I would go for the climb option.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,321
Posted By colnago62

The rumor is the next generation of Madone will...

The rumor is the next generation of Madone will have a T47 bottom bracket. The Warranty part does suck. There are a lot of really great bikes out there that are less finicky.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,321
Posted By colnago62

there is a recent post on bb90 bottom brackets....

there is a recent post on bb90 bottom brackets. The person was also looking at a Madone and wanted to know more about bb90.
Replies: 31
Views: 1,264
Posted By colnago62

The federal government has been removing a lot of...

The federal government has been removing a lot of its support for the arts. Remember Piss Christ?, or when Congress decided Rock and Rap were the reason kids were acting up (It is actually poor...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,264
Posted By colnago62

I think the key to success at The Jerry Baker...

I think the key to success at The Jerry Baker Velodrome is that it is a mixed use facility. It is used year round for many different things.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,474
Posted By colnago62

I donít use Full Synchro to run sequentially...

I donít use Full Synchro to run sequentially through the gears. I use as safety net. I am running a 32 cassette on a short cage derailleur and want to make sure I stay off the big/big combination.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,386
Posted By colnago62

We are pretty good with riding in the rain in...

We are pretty good with riding in the rain in Western Washington. One of the things that sometimes can occur in the first few minutes after it starts to rain is oil coming up from the pavement....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,648
Posted By colnago62

Stop training, and just ride. I like to ride to...

Stop training, and just ride. I like to ride to my favorite sandwich shop sit outside and people watch. Ride to the beach and sit. I did a few metric century rides and hung out the the after ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 830
Posted By colnago62

Consider the reach of the frame. As long as there...

Consider the reach of the frame. As long as there is seatpost showing, your legs will be fine. The question then becomes how long/short the stem has to be to make it all work.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,295
Posted By colnago62

Giants are known for long hangers, which makes a...

Giants are known for long hangers, which makes a larger cassettes a breeze.
Replies: 121
Views: 14,850
Posted By colnago62

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By colnago62

I think there are a few around here doing those...

I think there are a few around here doing those numbers. I will say that the guys that are doing those numbers on this forum are very serious about racing. They are not the average guy you might go...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By colnago62

It really is about trying brands until you find...

It really is about trying brands until you find the one that works for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,784
Posted By colnago62

That is a nice setup

That is a nice setup
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 09:47 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,295
Posted By colnago62

I ride Trek frames with Shimano components. I...

I ride Trek frames with Shimano components. I have, years, ridden larger cassettes than Shimano specifies. Generally, with Shimano you can go 2 teeth larger than they recommend. A lot of does have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,784
Posted By colnago62

There are stands you can buy from Wahoo and...

There are stands you can buy from Wahoo and others for this purpose but they are fairly expensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,295
Posted By colnago62

I run a 32 with 9000 with zero issues on a Trek...

I run a 32 with 9000 with zero issues on a Trek frame. A lot of if that works has to do with the derailleur hanger.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,167
Posted By colnago62

I have blown apart several DA rear freehubs....

I have blown apart several DA rear freehubs. Luckily, Shimano replaced the bodies no questions asked, which is nice about their support of DA. The next set of wheels I get built, I am going to try...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,474
Posted By colnago62

I run full synchro but shift manually. Full...

I run full synchro but shift manually. Full synchro keeps me from riding big/big and shifts me to the big ring when I going to higher gears when in the small ring. It is rare that these two...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,963
Posted By colnago62

Just got my Domane back after having a BBInfinite...

Just got my Domane back after having a BBInfinite BB90 kit installed. It spins way better than with the Trek bearings. My plan is, since it seems to be the non-drive side bearings that fail first,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,963
Posted By colnago62

According to the person I spoke with, the problem...

According to the person I spoke with, the problem is bearing size and load. Press fit like BB90 and others, use smaller bearings than some of the older designs of bottom brackets. He said larger...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,963
Posted By colnago62

According to the person I talked to at Wheels...

According to the person I talked to at Wheels Manufacturing, weight and environment have a lot to do with how long press fit bearings will last. If you are larger and ride in wet weather, the life of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,373
Posted By colnago62

It is easier to maintain a high effort on a hill....

It is easier to maintain a high effort on a hill. Hills are the best place to work Vo2 efforts.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By colnago62

Lower spoke count wheels wonít last as long, but...

Lower spoke count wheels wonít last as long, but if he is ok with that, he will be fine if he doesnít use lightweight or box aluminum rims. I weigh about that and run 28/32 on my main wheels, have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,975
Posted By colnago62

I think it is still generically advantaged...

I think it is still generically advantaged individuals winning, it just takes out the additional need for bike handling skill. Some 10k guy can get on and be very competitive without really having to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,975
Posted By colnago62

What is crazy to me is that you can win more...

What is crazy to me is that you can win more money winning a virtual race than many real world races.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 01:18 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,151
Posted By colnago62

Philip Gilbert said he was in his 54x11 when he...

Philip Gilbert said he was in his 54x11 when he looks at his computer and he is pedaling 110rpm on the flats on stage 17 of the Vuelta😳
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,820
Posted By colnago62

The reason Manufacturers went to press fit is...

The reason Manufacturers went to press fit is that it allowed them to lower the weight of the frame and increase the stiffness of the bottom bracket. What the industry did not account for is the...
09-08-19, 12:39 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By colnago62

Mare you talking about the decal?

Mare you talking about the decal?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,824
Posted By colnago62

At that time, the vast majority of races in the...

At that time, the vast majority of races in the US where criteriums. I also believe that Cannondale did not take much rider input when designing the bike. It was the worst bike they ever built. ĎIf...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,940
Posted By colnago62

There is a local ride around this island near...

There is a local ride around this island near Seattle. Clockwise, has an exhilarating descent. Counterclockwise, it becomes the climb from hell.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,373
Posted By colnago62

The fastest way to better climbing is to lose a...

The fastest way to better climbing is to lose a lot of weight. 140 lbs. isnít bad if you are about 5í7Ē or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,373
Posted By colnago62

How tall are you?

How tall are you?
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By colnago62

Lambie is a Beast

https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/lambie-sets-new-individual-pursuit-world-record/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,963
Posted By colnago62

Wheels Manufacturing has a customer service line....

Wheels Manufacturing has a customer service line. I called them because I bought a Token and the bearings didnít fit the my SRM crank (It seems Shimano 24 mm spindles are smaller than advertised and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,860
Posted By colnago62

Yes and mountain bikes also. I watch a fair...

Yes and mountain bikes also. I watch a fair amount of cross on Flo Sports. Those guys have amazing balance and ability to stay upright. Watching riders navigate some of those mud pits is incredible.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,824
Posted By colnago62

I remember when Cannondale began supplying bikes...

I remember when Cannondale began supplying bikes for their world team Saeco, the team complained that the frames were way too harsh riding. I owned one of the 3.0 frames and that frame was built like...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,963
Posted By colnago62

The Token Ninja is a thread together solution. It...

The Token Ninja is a thread together solution. It does use smaller bearings which according to Wheels Manufacturing, brings ups new set of durability issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,860
Posted By colnago62

I make similar adjustments when riding my bike in...

I make similar adjustments when riding my bike in the rain as I do when driving in the rain. It rains enough around here that many riders own rain bikes. Wet roads effect braking, No matter the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,151
Posted By colnago62

I was thinking that these guys must be world...

I was thinking that these guys must be world class Kilo riders.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By colnago62

Rolleurs are riders who can ride at a fairly high...

Rolleurs are riders who can ride at a fairly high tempo for long periods of time. That kind of rider seems most comfortable/efficient at a particular pace. I let them stay on the front for us long as...
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