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08-23-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By woodcraft

That's not roller racing, that's trainer racing.

That's not roller racing, that's trainer racing.
08-12-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,852
Posted By woodcraft

I disagree with the thought that there is no...

I disagree with the thought that there is no effect without rigorous enforcement.

It takes a while for behaviors to change, but over time, they do.

Maybe you used to throw trash out the car...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By woodcraft

In spite of low miles and diminishing watts...

In spite of low miles and diminishing watts lately,

got out for the 'worker's ride' after the club century event last weekend- lightly supported, with a burger & a beer at the end.

Some nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By woodcraft

Judging by the photo, it doesn't matter...

Judging by the photo,

it doesn't matter because your thighs are not big enough to wear them.
08-02-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By woodcraft

Not true. the hub doesn't need to move, just the...

Not true. the hub doesn't need to move, just the cassette.

cut shims from a beer can with scissors and place behind cassette to that the cogs are the same distance

from the dropout (and thus...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 25,069
Posted By woodcraft

You guys are doing great- keep it up! ...

You guys are doing great- keep it up!

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By woodcraft

There's no benefit to having the brake pads very...

There's no benefit to having the brake pads very close to the rims, in fact more the opposite-

adjust the brakes so that the levers are relatively close to the bars when the brakes are applied.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,282
Posted By woodcraft

I've been running for a couple of weeks. ...

I've been running for a couple of weeks.

What shoes can I get to do a 4:10 mile, as I see some people do?
07-15-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,906
Posted By woodcraft

Uber?

Uber?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By woodcraft

Nice video. Supple ride= thin sidewalls=...

Nice video.

Supple ride= thin sidewalls= easier to damage.

Looks like previous damage that worsened over time.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,426
Posted By woodcraft

Very consistent true to size IME. I have...

Very consistent true to size IME.

I have several pairs of Giro shoes & they all fit the same.

Better (best) aero profile is an overlooked plus of the SLX- an inch smaller circumference over...
07-04-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,689
Posted By woodcraft

I liked this one. ...

I liked this one.


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07-02-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,729
Posted By woodcraft

My first bike when I was ten had one- a three...

My first bike when I was ten had one- a three speed.

I remember the sound it made when being retracted.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18,755
Views: 3,739,492
Posted By woodcraft

Ooh, I've always had a special bit of lust in my...

Ooh, I've always had a special bit of lust in my heart for that bike. Enjoy!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,272
Posted By woodcraft

You'd probably see some benefit, but for...

You'd probably see some benefit,

but for 'bang for the buck', get some Yoleos,

after optimizing tires, riding position (elbows in), & jersey.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By woodcraft

Happy about my worn out tire

Not sure the mileage as I swap wheels, but these are used winter & bad conditions.

Anyway- worn to the cords, no flats.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,736
Posted By woodcraft

That bike was very well rested, so of course...

That bike was very well rested,

so of course it was faster. That would even out if you rode them the same amount.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 11:31 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,004
Posted By woodcraft

I don't pay big bucks, but can no longer tolerate...

I don't pay big bucks, but can no longer tolerate a jersey that flaps,

so a random or club-fit loose jersey is no bargain at any price.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,156
Posted By woodcraft

Accelerating at high speed out of hairpin turn...

Accelerating at high speed out of hairpin turn down a 20% grade.

Do you slam dance, bro?
05-18-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By woodcraft

Many folks raise the saddle up so it's under...

Many folks raise the saddle up so it's under their butt when pedaling in that 'strong leg' position.

It's a grown-up thing.
05-10-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,002
Posted By woodcraft

This may not apply to your experience, but a...

This may not apply to your experience,

but a rider with the signature of a "cyclist" may get a closer pass because they can hold a line and are more predictable,

relative to a wobbling person...
05-07-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By woodcraft

I do something like that, but without the coffee...

I do something like that, but without the coffee can & funnel- pour motor oil in the bottle, add a bit of thinner.


To the OP- grab a few empty plastic oil bottles from the gas station trash,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,760
Posted By woodcraft

After that embarrassing situation in the early...

After that embarrassing situation in the early TdF where the pros were being passed up the mountains by amateurs...on geared bikes.

Good rant, 'tho- maybe there's a 70t chainring in your future.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,760
Posted By woodcraft

It's pretty much impossible to find a ride even...

It's pretty much impossible to find a ride even half as flat as that in my area.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By woodcraft

I hear you, but those pink socks/shoes are sure...

I hear you, but those pink socks/shoes are sure visible!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By woodcraft

Group ride under super windy conditions Saturday....

Group ride under super windy conditions Saturday. I was a little nervous about safety but everyone in the group was solid

& only a bit of downhill braking was needed. A couple of spots going 3...
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