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03-18-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By redlude97

I use swissstop sintered, ,model 32 for SRAM HRD...

I use swissstop sintered, ,model 32 for SRAM HRD https://www.amazon.com/Swiss-Stop-SwissStop-Disc-Brake/dp/B00EN1UO9O?th=1...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By redlude97

FTP is not exactly an hour, coggan has always...

FTP is not exactly an hour, coggan has always maintained it is about an hour. Time to exhaustion is 30-70 mins depending on your training level...
03-13-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By redlude97

Looks like an MSO....

Looks like an MSO....
03-12-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By redlude97

I've burned through a set of organic pads to the...

I've burned through a set of organic pads to the backing in 40 min CX races. Some conditions create essentially a grinding paste slurry
03-11-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,940
Posted By redlude97

We got a confirmed hit at Virginia Mason on First...

We got a confirmed hit at Virginia Mason on First Hill from one of the patients from the kirkland medical center visiting the hospital, UWMC(next to the start) had one of the confirmed deaths, and...
03-11-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By redlude97

metallic/sintered pads last a lot longer in muddy...

metallic/sintered pads last a lot longer in muddy conditions so something to consider if you don't want to have to stop to change.
03-11-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By redlude97

can you use the metallic pads? J04C I believe for...

can you use the metallic pads? J04C I believe for shimano hydro rs685
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,148
Posted By redlude97

because they are trying to sell you more. OZ uses...

because they are trying to sell you more. OZ uses 500g~1lb and gets (15,000+km/puck)/(250km/rewax)=60+ chains waxed.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,148
Posted By redlude97

I just use molten speed wax $20/bag which lasts...

I just use molten speed wax $20/bag which lasts hundreds of chains, and rotate 3 chains per bike, and Squirt in a pinch topping off a bike that I don't have time to swap a chain onto. If you don't...
03-05-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By redlude97

Can you describe your bleed procedure? How many...

Can you describe your bleed procedure? How many times have you tried?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By redlude97

This. Follow the tandems until you hit the first...

This. Follow the tandems until you hit the first hill by seward
03-03-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,101
Posted By redlude97

0.5-1W savings apparently...

0.5-1W savings apparently https://forum.slowtwitch.com/forum/?post=6000661
03-03-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,101
Posted By redlude97

Only if you need the 70mm extenders

Only if you need the 70mm extenders
03-03-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By redlude97

+1, compacts don't need level drops. For me I...

+1, compacts don't need level drops. For me I rotate until my wrists don't hit the hook portion of the bars in the drops when grabbing the levers. The angle will depend on how much drop you have and...
03-03-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,101
Posted By redlude97

Tube only is $15, similar vittoria and a bit...

Tube only is $15, similar vittoria and a bit lighter with the aluminum valve stems, the $35 ones come with extenders and their aero valve nut holder that saves ~0.5W
Edit: they should only be $22...
03-03-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,101
Posted By redlude97

Are you using them primarily for the feel and not...

Are you using them primarily for the feel and not the wattage savings? Vittoria have the lowest RR but challenge is essentially the same. I use VIttoria, and would switch to the Silca ones if I ever...
03-02-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By redlude97

Do you mean from the small ring to the big ring?...

Do you mean from the small ring to the big ring? It fell off on the inside? Where on the cassette were you?
03-02-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By redlude97

What sealant are you using? Did you shake the...

What sealant are you using? Did you shake the wheel around vigorously? Was there sealant leakage around the valve hole?
02-28-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By redlude97

what about if you say stand up at 100w 10 mins...

what about if you say stand up at 100w 10 mins into a ride on the trainer? Can you do say an 800w sprint seated in the same circumstances and not cramp or are you standing because it is the only way...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 28,032
Posted By redlude97

FWIW some shimano factory kits came with yellow...

FWIW some shimano factory kits came with yellow mineral oil without the red dye, tripped me up on one of my new bikes when I had to shorten the line on a brand new system. The discoloring is probably...
02-24-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,203
Posted By redlude97

650bx42=700cx23 Use something like a Rene Herse...

650bx42=700cx23
Use something like a Rene Herse Baby Shoe Pass
02-24-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,459
Posted By redlude97

I prescribe to intermittent fasting/time...

I prescribe to intermittent fasting/time restricted eating. I don't judge you on what you eat, just when you eat it
02-24-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By redlude97

i ordered a set of the XX1 boots hoping I could...

i ordered a set of the XX1 boots hoping I could make them work but no luck. Luckily amazon let me return them
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By redlude97

shouldn't the silver part of the spider be flush...

shouldn't the silver part of the spider be flush with the bolts?
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,113
Posted By redlude97

are you going to buy an aspero next?

are you going to buy an aspero next?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 948
Posted By redlude97

Was it in the shop for a flat? I routinely re use...

Was it in the shop for a flat? I routinely re use tubes with new tires or wheels when swapping. Where did the tube fail? If say I brought my bike into a shop for new tires and paid for install I...
02-20-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,939
Posted By redlude97

this. My caadx and superx with similar geometries...

this. My caadx and superx with similar geometries and the same wheels ride very similarly. Especially when used with 38mm+ tires at 30psi. I trust cannondale to make aluminum frames with tailored...
02-19-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,184
Posted By redlude97

the tread itself is pretty thick ime. Combined...

the tread itself is pretty thick ime. Combined with orange seal they have been pretty good in my hands. I'm riding the 650bx48s though so pretty wide and pretty low pressures and not a lot of...
02-19-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,184
Posted By redlude97

Interesting update from Tom A...

Interesting update from Tom A https://bikeblather.blogspot.com/2020/02/time-to-share-some-gravel-fun.html

Verifies the conti data to some extent, and finds the Victoria terreno dry the worst of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,133
Posted By redlude97

ah got it, it looked set up pretty aggressively...

ah got it, it looked set up pretty aggressively in the other thread. I hated the way my endurance bike handled in even fast group rides, and my significant toe overlap has never been an issue
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,133
Posted By redlude97

do you race your defy?

do you race your defy?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By redlude97

you should do it as many times a week as you can...

you should do it as many times a week as you can recover from, then work on extending and connecting sweetspot intervals to increase time in zone
02-06-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By redlude97

capacity is not the issue, clearance to the 40t...

capacity is not the issue, clearance to the 40t is the only hangup. I got an rx800 to work with a 11-40 though so I bet the rx810 would too with the b-screw all the way in
02-05-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,832
Posted By redlude97

oh ok. I never even consider cost/waste since...

oh ok. I never even consider cost/waste since even a $20 bag of molten speed wax lasts for 10,000+ miles and like a hundred+ dips
02-05-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,832
Posted By redlude97

How does very little wax go inside the chain? The...

How does very little wax go inside the chain? The gaps between the plates and rollers is not that small that it would not wick in wax. If you've ever hot waxed achain and then sized it after you'd...
02-05-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,832
Posted By redlude97

Huh?

Huh?
02-05-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By redlude97

61-70 mins is both over and hour and about an...

61-70 mins is both over and hour and about an hour at the same time. No ones arguing that you can ride a lot longer over an hour. Most people also do not have a TTE of 70 mins. Its a range. On the...
02-04-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By redlude97

Uh...do you know what TTE means? Coggan himself...

Uh...do you know what TTE means? Coggan himself says you can ride at FTP for over one hour ie a TTE of 70 mins
02-04-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By redlude97

That has nothing to do with TTE at FTP(ie IF...

That has nothing to do with TTE at FTP(ie IF 1.00) being between 40-70 mins.
02-04-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By redlude97

70 mins is not well over an hour though, your...

70 mins is not well over an hour though, your example doesn't fit into the criteria. No one has defined FTP as up to 90 mins
02-04-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By redlude97

FTP at least in terms of how WKO is defining it...

FTP at least in terms of how WKO is defining it is an inflection point in your power duration curve. TTE is a separate metric. You should go tell Coggan the term he defined is wrong. Its also never...
01-30-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,832
Posted By redlude97

If you are looking for maximizing watts saved...

If you are looking for maximizing watts saved then you should clean the chain thoroughly to remove any other lubricant just like you would with a waxed chain. NFS doesn't have any solvents to flush...
01-30-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,832
Posted By redlude97

FYI if starting from a clean chain 1 drop per...

FYI if starting from a clean chain 1 drop per link after testing my zero friction found 12 drops inadequate...
01-29-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,673
Posted By redlude97

https://www.cxmagazine.com/shimano-grx-review-grav...

https://www.cxmagazine.com/shimano-grx-review-gravel-component-group-mechanical-wheels-rx810-rx812-rx570
01-29-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,832
Posted By redlude97

i use wax for most the season and the silca NFS...

i use wax for most the season and the silca NFS version in the winter. I'd say 12 drops/application is optimistic. I tried and it seems somewhat noisy and not that long lasting. Went to 1/2 drop/link...
01-29-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By redlude97

Since I ride 48-50cm frames every bike I've had...

Since I ride 48-50cm frames every bike I've had even slack tourers have toe overlap and its never been a problem even low speed technical cornering with pedalling and ratcheting. I guess if you had a...
01-24-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By redlude97

I mean it was working fine before you started...

I mean it was working fine before you started messing with it. Most likely you dislodged something into the caliper or misaligned the piston. I've got one HRD bike and 3 shimano hydraulic road discs...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,679
Posted By redlude97

a wire coathanger inserted between the pins works...

a wire coathanger inserted between the pins works in a pinch
01-21-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By redlude97

were you having a problem with shedding with the...

were you having a problem with shedding with the mixes? The biggest problem with the SKs in mud is that they become clogged easily. The mixes are basically grifo CX tread so should work as an all...
01-21-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,437
Posted By redlude97

Why not go with like the XC lineup that is wider:...

Why not go with like the XC lineup that is wider: Budget https://www.dtswiss.com/en/products/rims/mtb/cross-country/x-412/ or https://www.dtswiss.com/en/products/rims/mtb/cross-country/xr-361/
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