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Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 390
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep, the cheap solution is laundry bags. (Some...

Yep, the cheap solution is laundry bags. (Some bibs come with them -- presumably yours didn't.) The more expensive solution is a front loading washer.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 390
Posted By Metallifan33

The bibs were stretched. Luckily the other set of...

The bibs were stretched. Luckily the other set of bibs (same brand) seem OK, although they were tangled too. My wife suggested I get a laundry bag (she uses one for clothes with straps). I'll try...
04-03-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By Flatballer

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04-03-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By himespau

This past weekend, I was pushing my son on his...

This past weekend, I was pushing my son on his bike and he'd make it maybe 2 pedal rotations after I let go before he stopped. Yesterday, I was standing at one end of the driveway and gave him a push...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 737
Posted By mango18

My first 25 Mile Ride yesterday and want 50 by next month.

Hi All,
This seems like a great place to hang out while I learn all about my addiction. Story so far I am in my early 50s and brand new to biking. My sons bike arrived just on the day of the...
04-01-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By aaronmcd

A few of you are mentioning home gymming. Here's...

A few of you are mentioning home gymming. Here's some things I've been doing. I have no equipment, but my wife has a pair of 24 lb powerblocks.
Legs:
Squats: I wear a weighted backpack, my wife...
03-30-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By Hermes

I have found that for tabata style on/off...

I have found that for tabata style on/off efforts, time slows down for the on portion and speeds up for the off portion. Hermes general theory of “on off” efforts predicts this.
Replies: 43
Views: 1,519
Posted By gycho77

That is chinese open mold frame. You can buy that...

That is chinese open mold frame. You can buy that in Aliexpress. I also uploaded better side view of that frame in this thread. ...
03-26-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By hubcyclist

Followed up my workout with a 7.5 mile ride with...

Followed up my workout with a 7.5 mile ride with my son, his personal best distance so far!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By WhyFi

Don't use your head to break your fall.

Don't use your head to break your fall.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By MoAlpha

Up. Down hurts.

Up. Down hurts.
03-22-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By gsteinb

I could be cooped up here training indoors...

I could be cooped up here training indoors forever #love (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=love)

3 hours on the bike
1 hour yoga

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,028
Posted By Hermes

diana101 Welcome to bike forums. Soon you will...

diana101 Welcome to bike forums. Soon you will be at 10 posts and then you can post a pick of you on your bike. Also, you may want to tell us about yourself and your goals.

My question is do you...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,028
Posted By Bah Humbug

I'd find a new coach.

I'd find a new coach.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,028
Posted By WhyFi

Okay, to be clear, you're confusing the main...

Okay, to be clear, you're confusing the main issue: don't frame is as better bike vs power meter - frame it as "a properly sized and fit bike vs power meter." If *that's* the question, it's not much...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,028
Posted By asgelle

A) What's the point of having this coach if you...

A) What's the point of having this coach if you don't trust him and listen to him? B) You should get a new coach.
03-19-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,293
Posted By mattm

Yes, just not in groups. At least assuming it's...

Yes, just not in groups. At least assuming it's the same as the Bay Area's "shelter in place" order that we've been under since Monday.

Given that walking outside is allowed, I'd think cycling is...
03-18-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,293
Posted By big john

Like Reply 7h ...

Like
Reply
7h

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03-17-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By TMonk

I am optimistic that things will resume in a...

I am optimistic that things will resume in a reasonable time frame to use some of our current fitness, however. We can't just stay isolated/quarantined forever and let the economies of the world...
03-16-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By hubcyclist

How about some positive news? My son is almost 9...

How about some positive news? My son is almost 9 and hasn't ridden a bike without training wheels. He never really took to using a balance bike or anything else and I try not to push him because I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By TortoiseAvenger

NBD Got the Kona

Thanks to everyone who helped me make my decision. Ultimately, I test drove everything, and waited a few days, and the Konda just felt the best. Was great to do business with Oak City Cycles in...
03-15-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By mattm

Won the Sky Express p1/2 crit last weekend! Nice...

Won the Sky Express p1/2 crit last weekend! Nice to get my general seasonal goal ("win something") out of the way so early in the season. Sky Express is the Red Kite race but rebranded - different...
03-15-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,293
Posted By mattm

At first I thought the local race rides would...

At first I thought the local race rides would turn in to the new racing scene; until my partner reminded me of the risks of getting snot rockets/spittle in your face from someone..

Also our local...
Replies: 2,746
Views: 308,883
Posted By pierrej

4 or more years of one track bike may sell less...

4 or more years of one track bike may sell less than one year of an entry level roady though, even cervelo stopped producing track bikes because they just don't sell. The 'elite' track frame market...
03-06-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By Hermes

Another track workout last night at Carson, Velo...

Another track workout last night at Carson, Velo Sports Center. It was similar to Tuesday with 4x750Km accelerations with 5' RBI and gear changes and then 3x6lap motor team pursuit with partner. ...
03-06-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By Wylde06

Last day at my current job, start the new one...

Last day at my current job, start the new one Monday.

Its been rough staying motivated this week. Lets see if I actually make it a full day today.
03-03-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By TMonk

Hit a 323w 20 min this morning, weight at 145...

Hit a 323w 20 min this morning, weight at 145 lbs, although 146 (+ or -2) if I'm being realistic. I think that could go down 2 lbs with some focus, much more than that would require big changes.
...
03-03-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By caloso

Holy crap. I thought I clicked on a zombie...

Holy crap. I thought I clicked on a zombie thread.
03-03-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By gerundium

Netherlands does the same thing. training races...

Netherlands does the same thing. training races start in february and the real racing starts in march. Consequently, people burnout by the time summer comes around most years. there are races all the...
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By queerpunk

If your son is 13, in a growth spurt, and has...

If your son is 13, in a growth spurt, and has outgrown his current bike, then he'll outgrow the next one pretty soon, too - a well-fitting bike is important. No need to spend top dollar for something...
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Baby Puke

Round is nice.

Round is nice.
02-29-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By big john

Avoided the hammerfest today and went into the...

Avoided the hammerfest today and went into the local mountains with some like-minded individuals.
...
02-29-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By big john

2 drivebys. Now we need RKwaki. Maybe...

2 drivebys. Now we need RKwaki. Maybe substructure.
02-29-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By Cypress

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02-29-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By Spesh

https://youtu.be/dzOHq5WbQ8k Was...

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Was just thinking about these yesterday
02-29-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By Yep

My head just exploded.

My head just exploded.
02-28-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By waterrockets

'Sup?

'Sup?
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By queerpunk

Nope, they're on the new-as-of-2016 Felt TA FRD. ...

Nope, they're on the new-as-of-2016 Felt TA FRD.

***

Really interesting men's keirin - Kazak Sergey Ponomaryov surfed through to the finals by pouncing on an amazing move in the semis by Yuta...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By R3drider

Rainbows for the US ladies! Rockin the decade...

Rainbows for the US ladies! Rockin the decade old Felt bikes vs. GB.
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By Baby Puke

None as it's a Dolan DF4 which has a 51cm ST. If...

None as it's a Dolan DF4 which has a 51cm ST. If you're not married to the Bianchi I'd suggest shopping for a used 57cm DF3 or DF4. In fact I'd stick with the DF3 if you can find one, less fussy with...
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By Baby Puke

55 ST or TT? You probably could use a TT longer...

55 ST or TT? You probably could use a TT longer than 55, in my opinion.
02-24-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By Wylde06

Put my 2 week notice in today. I start the new...

Put my 2 week notice in today. I start the new job on March 9th

:beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,192
Posted By TMonk

I tend to think of gravel bikes as more capable...

I tend to think of gravel bikes as more capable cyclocross bikes... wider tires, more relaxed geo, lower BB, more "beefy". Don't some real cross bikes not even have water bottle cage mounts? Don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,192
Posted By WhyFi

Hideous.

Hideous.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,192
Posted By Cypress

But soooooo ugly :cry:

But soooooo ugly :cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 22,255
Posted By WhyFi

Hello, Kettle.

Hello, Kettle.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 872
Posted By Psimet2001

As a general rule we don't proactively replace...

As a general rule we don't proactively replace tubes. Their function is to hold air. If they are holding air...then we don't replace them. Sometimes customers will ask for them to be replace...
02-20-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By gsteinb

I'm pretty sure I can do that in a day.

I'm pretty sure I can do that in a day.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By big john

Do you know if the listed bikes will fit? I can...

Do you know if the listed bikes will fit? I can tell you from experience that a wife on a bike which doesn't fit will be miserable and will share that misery with her husband.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,192
Posted By WhyFi

It's a quick and dirty generalization, but - ...

It's a quick and dirty generalization, but -

road race : road endurance :: CX : gravel

vs CX, gravel tends to have more relaxed geometry (longer wheelbase, longer chainstays, lower BB, etc),...
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