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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By justonwo

It's going to depend enormously on how much you...

It's going to depend enormously on how much you shift. I probably get 500 miles before having to charge. It's long enough that you forget about needing to do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,085
Posted By justonwo

It's one of the recent features they've rolled...

It's one of the recent features they've rolled out that gets a universal eye-roll from just about everyone I know. I find that it's a distraction from the simplicity of a conventional leaderboard. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By justonwo

I don't see any downside to using chamois cream,...

I don't see any downside to using chamois cream, and I've found that it is helpful to prevent the formation of the much dreaded saddle sores. I haven't found my Assos bibs to be any more comfortable...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,450
Posted By justonwo

If their firmware worked as advertised, I'd be a...

If their firmware worked as advertised, I'd be a happy camper. It almost never does, though. I'm glad after a year of having my 530 sit on the shelf in my office that I can finally use it. I used to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,450
Posted By justonwo

My 530 has had sensor dropouts since I bought it...

My 530 has had sensor dropouts since I bought it last summer. I swapped it for a new one - same problem. I've been through a few software revisions. Only with the current beta software does it not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By justonwo

My Canyon Ultimate does this as well when...

My Canyon Ultimate does this as well when standing and cranking. I would just ignore it, honestly. I stopped chasing disc brake noises a long time ago. Thereís always something.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By justonwo

There is no lock, but the wheel isnít difficult...

There is no lock, but the wheel isnít difficult to remove.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,451
Posted By justonwo

Capo is designed and run out of California but...

Capo is designed and run out of California but the clothes are made in Italy. The owner is second generation Italian. The quality is top tier. Most of my kits are Capo.

https://capocycling.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By justonwo

A very long time, particularly if you donít do a...

A very long time, particularly if you donít do a ton of miles. I had 7,000 miles on my Zipp 303 rim brake Firecrests before I donated that bike to a kid on my high school MTB team. The brake track...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,641
Posted By justonwo

That is my feeling as well. I find 25 mm tires...

That is my feeling as well. I find 25 mm tires plenty comfortable for the roads I ride and donít need low pressure and 28s. Theyíre fine. I have them on my Roubaix, but I donít need the added cushion.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,318
Posted By justonwo

Technology companies often file all sorts of...

Technology companies often file all sorts of patents for things that may or may not materialize. Sometimes oddball ideas lead to breakthroughs. Itís healthy and normal for parents like this to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,394
Posted By justonwo

I believe that will become the new norm. My bike...

I believe that will become the new norm. My bike has only the ends of the brake cables poking out.

Looks super clean to me.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,946
Posted By justonwo

I rode with a Halo (again) for the first time in...

I rode with a Halo (again) for the first time in years today. I felt like it did a great job of diverting sweat away from my eyes. The rubber strip seems to help direct it elsewhere. I was very...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 19,629
Views: 4,179,178
Posted By justonwo

Thanks! The seat is Fizikís 3D printed dealio....

Thanks! The seat is Fizikís 3D printed dealio. Itís kind of a funky green color. I think it would clash with the blue of the frame (vertigo blue). I donít love the color of the Fizik saddle, but itís...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19,629
Views: 4,179,178
Posted By justonwo

I built up an F12. I really love it. ...

I built up an F12. I really love it.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/pinarello_dogma_f12_13_jpeg_f8ed221cdb70a88b7cdf6f9c09959ef7213508b9.jpg

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,838
Posted By justonwo

For what itís worth, I really enjoy my Canyon...

For what itís worth, I really enjoy my Canyon Ultimate EVO for climbing. The DT Swiss PRC 1100 wheels are very light (1280 grams or so).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,838
Posted By justonwo

Not that much climbing? 1,000 feet per hour isnít...

Not that much climbing? 1,000 feet per hour isnít crazy steep but Iíd say itís a fair amount of climbing. Of course, it depends how fast you go!

Around here, you get about 100 feet of climbing per...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,447
Posted By justonwo

I thought the weight would be a big...

I thought the weight would be a big disappointment on my Pinarello (17 lbs), which I consider an aero bike for the most part. But the gains I get from the stiffness offset the weight. I don't feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,486
Posted By justonwo

It's not junior high. You don't have to care...

It's not junior high. You don't have to care about what other people do or think. Ride for yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By justonwo

I'm running those exact wheels with Schwalbe Pro...

I'm running those exact wheels with Schwalbe Pro One tires, but I'm running them tubeless. They were no harder to get on than any other tubeless tire. It's mostly technique, in my experience. I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By justonwo

I stick to the roads when I road bike and don't...

I stick to the roads when I road bike and don't do a lot of walking. The walkability of the shoe isn't important to me. I've ridden road with SPDs and Speedplay and vastly prefer the latter. I prefer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,311
Posted By justonwo

People tend to focus way to much on geometry as...

People tend to focus way to much on geometry as the way to alleviate pain. It plays a role, but riding a bike long distance requires off-the-bike cross training. When I experience lower back pain,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By justonwo

I just order a pair of Lake 403s with 4 hole, but...

I just order a pair of Lake 403s with 4 hole, but they are well above your stated price. I’m not aware of many Speedplay-specific shoes that aren’t quite pricey. The Lakes fit much better than my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,659
Posted By justonwo

Extended efforts out of the saddle can be quite...

Extended efforts out of the saddle can be quite tiring because your upper body has the counteract the force of your pedal mashing. Intervals are the appropriate way to build strength in short bursts....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,674
Posted By justonwo

I don’t usually think about it. In the grand...

I don’t usually think about it. In the grand scheme of the chain’s life, you’re going to be cleaning and re-lubing. What you do right out of the package probably doesn’t matter much one way or the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,545
Posted By justonwo

Pretty cool experiment. I’m impressed you were...

Pretty cool experiment. I’m impressed you were able to repeat the key variables so accurately. Thanks for sharing!

I have to ask. Was this ride capped off with beer?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,362
Posted By justonwo

If you are comfortable with the current setup, I...

If you are comfortable with the current setup, I wouldn't lower the tire pressure. Sure it's worth a try, but you are only going to increase rolling resistance (assuming you are riding normal roads)....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,409
Posted By justonwo

Trying to be helpful to the OP, there is nothing...

Trying to be helpful to the OP, there is nothing fundamentally wrong with the SRAM brakes you have. New pads should do it. You should probably insist on new rotors for good measure. No reason for you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,220
Posted By justonwo

I really don’t want to do an in-depth response to...

I really don’t want to do an in-depth response to this thread because I’m waiting for the 2021 thread. It’s supposed to be better.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,409
Posted By justonwo

I have three bikes with AXS Red. I have a number...

I have three bikes with AXS Red. I have a number of friends with either Red of Force. None of us have had any issues with the brakes. Come to think of it, I've never had any issues with any SRAM...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,139
Posted By justonwo

I don't know about the Pinarello. My F12 is fast...

I don't know about the Pinarello. My F12 is fast but it is also very, very stiff. It is by no means a comfortable ride. It's fine, but it's no endurance bike. I don't know about other Pinarello...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,409
Posted By justonwo

A few things to consider: First of all, I'm...

A few things to consider:

First of all, I'm sorry to hear about hour experience. There's nothing worse than getting a high-end bike and having these kinds of issues. I haven't found very many...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,971
Posted By justonwo

I bought the 530 last summer. It’s constantly...

I bought the 530 last summer. It’s constantly dropping my sensors in the middle of rides. I’ve been through 3 or 4 firmware updates, and the problem still persists. Germine replaced the unit under...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,867
Posted By justonwo

Coal rolling rednecks are the animals I most fear.

Coal rolling rednecks are the animals I most fear.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By justonwo

What is the tail for on the Headsweats cap for?

What is the tail for on the Headsweats cap for?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By justonwo

What do you use, out or curiosity?

What do you use, out or curiosity?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By justonwo

I have used them on every road ride since about...

I have used them on every road ride since about 2014, including in very hot weather. I just get tired of putting sunscreen on every exposed inch of my body, but I need the protection because my dad...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,803
Posted By justonwo

Definitely agree about one bottle of fresh water...

Definitely agree about one bottle of fresh water and one bottle of electrolyte water. And if I’m going on a really long ride, I’ll take extra powder for the water re-fill.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,290
Posted By justonwo

Look like great wheels. I always loved my first...

Look like great wheels. I always loved my first generation Firecrest 303s and like the 303 NSW as well. There’s a limit to how wide and low pressure I want to/need to go. I don’t feel at this point...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,777
Posted By justonwo

I have coached dozens of high school kids, some...

I have coached dozens of high school kids, some of whom have nearly no bike skills at the start of the season, through the process of handling their bike, getting fit, and finally racing MTBs. Iím...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,331
Posted By justonwo

I wish I could average 16 mph on a hilly century!...

I wish I could average 16 mph on a hilly century! I was at 13.1 mph on my last one. I guess I’m not elite! Damn. Not that I’m typical of what road cyclists do, but I tend to focus more on power than...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,331
Posted By justonwo

I think that would be highly dependent on how...

I think that would be highly dependent on how hilly century is, no? Where I ride, pretty much all rides have about 1,000 feet or climbing for every 10
miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,013
Posted By justonwo

I love it when I get cheered on by passing cars....

I love it when I get cheered on by passing cars. It’s a nice change!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,331
Posted By justonwo

Seems like you've got great power for an amateur...

Seems like you've got great power for an amateur cyclist. If you're racing Cat 4, I suspect you know what kind of power/weight most elite pros are running at. You aren't at that level, obviously, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,803
Posted By justonwo

I've been having to buy bottled water at gas...

I've been having to buy bottled water at gas stations. Most of the water fountains in the area are closed. I can sometimes get water at public bathrooms that aren't closed but it's hit or miss. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,274
Posted By justonwo

I actually spent quite a bit of time trying to...

I actually spent quite a bit of time trying to help you in your other thread. It wasnít meant as an insult to say you lack experience. Virtually everyone in this thread is telling you the same thing....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,274
Posted By justonwo

I haven't ridden a Domane and I don't think I can...

I haven't ridden a Domane and I don't think I can help you. I think you lack the experience to even elucidate what you're looking for.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,274
Posted By justonwo

Agree. Weíve been trying to help you through the...

Agree. Weíve been trying to help you through the decision in this thread and your other thread. It seems to me that you lack the experience to make a decision about the ďperfectĒ bike, and you arenít...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,274
Posted By justonwo

I’m surprised at your impression of the Canyon. I...

I’m surprised at your impression of the Canyon. I don’t find mine to be much more stiff than most road bikes. In fact, the fork absorbs road chatter pretty well. I think you may be throwing the baby...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,092
Posted By justonwo

This would require a Garmin integration for me,...

This would require a Garmin integration for me, but Iíd love to be able to load up a route and then have LiveTrack or Beacon estimate my time of return to my house so my wife knows when Iíll get...
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