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10-01-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By ZHVelo

Thank you for the explanation, and yes I decided...

Thank you for the explanation, and yes I decided to give it to a LBS to check out, don't feel confident in seeing if I can properly fix it.
10-01-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By ZHVelo

I used a different tube and it looks exactly the...

I used a different tube and it looks exactly the same. What are the chances that "the bead has trapped the grommet on the inner tube" (not sure what that means) in both cases?

That is good news,...
09-30-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, in photo 3 you can see that the nipple sits...

Yes, in photo 3 you can see that the nipple sits smug in the opening into the rim. In picture 4 you can see a lot of black around the nipple, and the spoke itself is still in the nipple, but the...
09-30-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By ZHVelo

Amazing, thank you, that really doesn't look too...

Amazing, thank you, that really doesn't look too difficult.

Edit: Well, seems to be worse, I had a look and one of the spokes is completely loose, turnable by hand but nothing happens, looks like...
09-30-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By ZHVelo

I went through the list of forums and did not see...

I went through the list of forums and did not see that.
09-29-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By ZHVelo

Rim brake rubbing, but only at one part

So I foolishly thought I could jump over a split in the tarmac, of course not, got a pinch flat. Fixed it at home, used the opportunity to clean the bike and put the rear wheel back. I noticed...
09-27-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,815
Posted By ZHVelo

Shame that this counts as research. And at such a...

Shame that this counts as research. And at such a prestigious place like KCL.

So few test subjects, no mention of their level of training, no mention of what cadence they are used to. Just from...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 931
Posted By ZHVelo

Shimano E variants, I have one pair, Lake also do...

Shimano E variants, I have one pair, Lake also do wide versions, though the highest size they had was overall too small, but it felt wide for sure. And then Northwave make a wide variant.

Giro...
09-23-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 917
Posted By ZHVelo

Interesting, pretty sure in Handball when they...

Interesting, pretty sure in Handball when they have European or World Champs they use IVs overnight because the game schedule is so intense. Just goes to show how much more seriously cycling actually...
09-23-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,625
Posted By ZHVelo

Well now that is interesting. Someone should...

Well now that is interesting. Someone should tweet the DS and ask what's up with that.
09-23-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,625
Posted By ZHVelo

Looks like we were both right to an extent: ...

Looks like we were both right to an extent:

PEZ: There was no power meter on his road bike?
He wanted the bike as light as possible so we took the power meter and head unit off but that took us...
09-23-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,248
Posted By ZHVelo

https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider/thomas-pidco...

https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider/thomas-pidcock

Destroyed the Ciclistico Italia, former winners include Sivakov and Vlasov.
09-23-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 917
Posted By ZHVelo

Well his statement was quite clear, they found...

Well his statement was quite clear, they found things they didn't know so couldn't immediately close the investigation.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,079
Posted By ZHVelo

So this Shimano thing let's you swap pages in...

So this Shimano thing let's you swap pages in your bike computer by pressing the shifters instead of actually having to touch the bike computer? Without it you cannot update the software (and is this...
09-22-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,625
Posted By ZHVelo

Irrelevant. You do realize one can, and...

Irrelevant.

You do realize one can, and plenty of people already have, estimated his watts/kg. Nothing else a bike computer provides would be relevant.

Also irrelevant, bikes will always be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,079
Posted By ZHVelo

What is this thing in the first place, what does...

What is this thing in the first place, what does it do?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,231
Posted By ZHVelo

Really? I much prefer gloves so that my sweaty...

Really? I much prefer gloves so that my sweaty hands don't turn the handlebar into a disgusting mess.
09-22-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,625
Posted By ZHVelo

What about Remco who just launches it from so far...

What about Remco who just launches it from so far and can't be caught?
09-22-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,625
Posted By ZHVelo

Well that saved him a couple hundred of grams for...

Well that saved him a couple hundred of grams for sure. Makes sense really. 6km at that gradient, that should be a handful of seconds. Not to mention the Tour is over, he doesn't need to worry about...
09-22-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 917
Posted By ZHVelo

Hah, if they are doping what must everyone else...

Hah, if they are doping what must everyone else be on?

As said above, could be related to the crash.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

No, the equivalent Endurace is heavier, somewhere...

No, the equivalent Endurace is heavier, somewhere in between.

It is a Rose Reveal Six Disc. I was quite impressed on the test ride. One can certainly feel the difference (vs my current ca. 8.8kg...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

But my gear would be the same on either bike....

But my gear would be the same on either bike. Also, going for climbing PRs on my local hills I don't take water bottles.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

Everyone is chasing KOMs somehow. I am currently...

Everyone is chasing KOMs somehow. I am currently on a climbing program to improve my PR on my local climb. Not to mention on all the Alp passes, those 1.2kg add up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

Well how much is that in speed? I input this on...

Well how much is that in speed? I input this on 8% grade and if you go 310 watts over 3km you save 9 seconds with 1.2kg. To me that just feels more than 3 watts might indicate. I was never...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

Seems little, especially for steep climbs, the...

Seems little, especially for steep climbs, the steeper the more weight matters.

There is a reason many riders yesterday changed from TT bikes to climbing bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

Just checked both quoted weights are 1 frame size...

Just checked both quoted weights are 1 frame size below what I would need.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

It is a Rose Reveal Six Disc, they brought out an...

It is a Rose Reveal Six Disc, they brought out an update this year. Rose are an old German bike company, they do mostly online sales like Canyon but they do have a few stores in Germany, and just...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

Sweet Jesus man your ego is fragile.

Sweet Jesus man your ego is fragile.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

That is the point, at equal weight I would go for...

That is the point, at equal weight I would go for the heavier one. So I am undecided if I am putting too much emphasis on the weight.

Thing is, 8.4kg is not much lower than my current one. Yes...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

Sorry but what are you talking about? If I want...

Sorry but what are you talking about? If I want to ride 200 watts, I ride 200 watts. On a faster, lighter bike I just travel longer than on a slower heavier bike. But my average watts will be 200 in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

With that much of a difference?

With that much of a difference?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

Indeed, and I cannot lose much more bodyweight...

Indeed, and I cannot lose much more bodyweight unless I really start to eat conscientiously, which I don't want to. I am already quite low body fat% by most standards.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

Price difference is negligible to be honest. Like...

Price difference is negligible to be honest. Like less than 5% for sure. And not really. Just pedal harder on a lighter bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

Both are endurance bikes both are disk brake both...

Both are endurance bikes both are disk brake both have the same groupset.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,659
Posted By ZHVelo

How much do you care about bike weight?

I probably won't buy any times soon but I have been looking for some time and have 2 on my shortlist now, cost almost the same. Components are equivalent. Already test rode one, the other I will too...
09-18-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,882
Posted By ZHVelo

Carapaz lost way too much time in week 1 and 2...

Carapaz lost way too much time in week 1 and 2 when he wasn't fit yet - he was training to be on form for the Giro after all, not the Tour. He would never have been a serious GC contender.
09-18-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,882
Posted By ZHVelo

They are good riders but are they super...

They are good riders but are they super domestiques?

TJV was setting pace all the time. Ineos could have just sat on them and then be there on climbs for Bernal. But time and time again he lost...
09-17-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,882
Posted By ZHVelo

I meant all the people, also on here, criticizing...

I meant all the people, also on here, criticizing the selection. I.e. that they didn't take Froome and Thomas. Carapaz is in the team so the "who else" does not apply to him.

Maybe, he did say...
09-17-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,080
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, but not before a ride. And not static....

Yes, but not before a ride. And not static. Incorporate dynamic stretches in your weekly routine to increase flexibility. But no more.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By ZHVelo

Well the Giant has disc brakes for one. That...

Well the Giant has disc brakes for one. That usually adds about half of that difference.

Also, it has much nicer cable management. What is the weight of the van Rysel?
09-17-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,882
Posted By ZHVelo

Maybe he is a little injured, but for sure Bernal...

Maybe he is a little injured, but for sure Bernal is not as good as Roglic / Pogacar.

Bernal's numbers from 2019 Col De l'Iseran would have put him at Porte's time on Queen Stage 17 yesterday.
...
09-16-20, 03:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,882
Posted By ZHVelo

Pog's issue is the cross-wind stage - he has to...

Pog's issue is the cross-wind stage - he has to claim back time, if he wouldn't have to do that, he would beat Roglic for sure. He has already taken time from him, and he wouldn't need to attack...
09-15-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 827
Posted By ZHVelo

Hence why they tend to do so well when their...

Hence why they tend to do so well when their national football team has home matches ;)
09-14-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,882
Posted By ZHVelo

I call bs. Not only that this would be...

I call bs.

Not only that this would be crazy and Arkea and Ineos might want their riders to take it easy in order to get a stage win on Col de la Loze.

But moreover, TJV are too strong. Way...
09-09-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,086
Posted By ZHVelo

No. If you really want you can get an old, cheap,...

No. If you really want you can get an old, cheap, second hand bike and just go.

If you get super into it and want the latest gadgets and clothes and whatnot, then maybe.

Still not as...
09-09-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 827
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who...

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who coached people like Chaves and Quintana, introduced new training methods. Won two Tour de l'Avenir. Then you had the first successes again and suddenly...
09-08-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 827
Posted By ZHVelo

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u. ...

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u.

Colombians are crazy for cycling. Anyone who dares to ride a bike in Bogota must have a death wish. And it is full of cyclists. Medellin closes off some...
09-07-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,882
Posted By ZHVelo

Right? He has gotten 21 seconds and will get more...

Right? He has gotten 21 seconds and will get more if the GC contenders arrive together, his kick is just stronger. It is very impressive. And given his ITT is so good, he can probably even afford to...
09-06-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,882
Posted By ZHVelo

Well this stage for sure was different. TJV had 6...

Well this stage for sure was different. TJV had 6 at the front for a long time but then the pace went up and they dropped like flies, then Poga attacked and the favorites got torn apart. Though the...
09-03-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,882
Posted By ZHVelo

Wouldn't call it more interesting. TJV does...

Wouldn't call it more interesting. TJV does exactly the same now, control the pace, no one attacks, and Primoz drills it the last 500-1000m. Rinse and repeat. Stage 4 was a copy of both Tour de l'Ain...
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