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Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By jadocs

You could but I would ensure the tape width is...

You could but I would ensure the tape width is optimal and not just wide enough to cover spoke holes. For example, if you have a 21mm internal width rim, 25mm tape would probably be optimal to...
08-23-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,608
Posted By jadocs

I have averaged 34.2 mph over .31 miles at 624...

I have averaged 34.2 mph over .31 miles at 624 watts on a flat KOM. I topped out at 38 mph. I'm pretty sure I can hit 40 if I worked on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By jadocs

Yep, it sounds like your tape or tape job.

Yep, it sounds like your tape or tape job.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By jadocs

Was the tape wide enough to where it approaches...

Was the tape wide enough to where it approaches the bead but does not incorporate it?

Is your valve stems air tight? Do not overtighten to the point where it deforms the seal and lets air escape....
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By jadocs

There you go... I have experienced the same.

There you go... I have experienced the same.
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By jadocs

It's a leverage thing. The theory is that you...

It's a leverage thing. The theory is that you have more leverage with the cleat back vs. forward and therefore easier power application.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,013
Posted By jadocs

I switched to Ti last November from Carbon. My P4...

I switched to Ti last November from Carbon. My P4 is now my secondary bike. The T2 with over 4000 miles on it so far is plenty snappy and soaks up irregularities better than my Carbon bike. It's also...
08-20-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By jadocs

How's your diet? High in sodium?

How's your diet? High in sodium?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,439
Posted By jadocs

Aren't there any local group rides in your area...

Aren't there any local group rides in your area that are free?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By jadocs

Why don't you just do that?

Why don't you just do that?
08-20-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By jadocs

Check your skewers or through axles: Clean/lube...

Check your skewers or through axles: Clean/lube and torq to spec if through axle. If skewer make sure it's tighter than you had it.

Check your seatpost: clean apply carbon grip past and torq back...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18,755
Views: 3,739,492
Posted By jadocs

Bought some more jersey's from La Passione while...

Bought some more jersey's from La Passione while the sale was still on. I'm a fan
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,094
Posted By jadocs

So I just got my La Passione jeryseys in...

So I just got my La Passione jeryseys in yesterday. Folks, they are the BOMB!...so much so I placed another order last night. Sale is still going on so I would jump if you are in the market.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18,755
Views: 3,739,492
Posted By jadocs

I saw this mentioned on the GCN Show. Wow that is...

I saw this mentioned on the GCN Show. Wow that is gorgeous, I want that so bad! What are you going to build it up with?
08-14-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 804
Posted By jadocs

I was thinking last night about this. Take a...

I was thinking last night about this. Take a close look at where the spokes go into the rear hub. It is entirely possible that the degreasing with cassette on temporarily cleaned the crud around the...
08-14-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By jadocs

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Here is the through axle version of the lock ring...
08-13-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 804
Posted By jadocs

Your hub probably does need a good cleaning, but...

Your hub probably does need a good cleaning, but Iím still inclined to believe you have a spoke issue. Have you tried lightly squeezing the spokes in your hand (two at a time)...work your way around...
08-13-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 804
Posted By jadocs

My initial reaction was it has to be your spoke...

My initial reaction was it has to be your spoke tension as well. I just had my rear wheel re-trued and tension checked. Two spokes were loose which caused it to ping under my weight from where it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By jadocs

I'm running the same wheel/tire combo on my bike....

I'm running the same wheel/tire combo on my bike. I have the same mileage on them as well. Have you had any issue with the rear wheel going out of true slightly? My spokes started to ping a little...
08-09-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,173
Posted By jadocs

Playing with fire with cheap Chinese bibs....

Playing with fire with cheap Chinese bibs. Stitching can be awful and with chafe you like nobody's business. Material is also thin cheap junk. If some of the guys above have real world experience...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,802
Posted By jadocs

Just so you know, cycling caps come in different...

Just so you know, cycling caps come in different material configurations. For hot weather, I use one from Hincappe Sports made from same perforated material as a lightweight jersey. In colder climate...
08-08-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 24,036
Posted By jadocs

Why don't you just take the Ramp Test on Zwift?

Why don't you just take the Ramp Test on Zwift?
08-08-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By jadocs

As long as you understand the purpose of each...

As long as you understand the purpose of each adjustment, associated physiology in relation to your riding style and flexibility behind the adjustments. For example, you don't adjust seat fore/aft to...
08-08-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,239
Posted By jadocs

Wait....your doing 16hrs on a unicycle???

Wait....your doing 16hrs on a unicycle???
08-08-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,639
Posted By jadocs

Smart rollers are where it is at. You are really...

Smart rollers are where it is at. You are really riding your bike and developing skills that directly translate to the road. No artificiality associated with having your bike locked in. I never get...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18,755
Views: 3,739,492
Posted By jadocs

Just like noodle soup said, I was in a Trek...

Just like noodle soup said, I was in a Trek store yesterday and they had the exact same, exact package selling for $28 and change. Real deal. I won't be needing cleats for a while.
08-08-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By jadocs

I use the Lite as well.

I use the Lite as well.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,802
Posted By jadocs

Cycling cap here as well.

Cycling cap here as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,365
Posted By jadocs

Pain is often the best motivator. But to the...

Pain is often the best motivator.

But to the OP...practice, soft pedaling when you need to IOT maintain pace.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,365
Posted By jadocs

The way you stop a half wheeler is to half wheel...

The way you stop a half wheeler is to half wheel back until they can't half wheel you anymore. They will then be perfectly happy sitting right at your side lol
08-06-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By jadocs

Back in the day you could buy tiny mirrors to...

Back in the day you could buy tiny mirrors to stick inside your glasses. I had some and they worked very well. The trick was getting them stuck on there just right. I assume these would work just as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18,755
Views: 3,739,492
Posted By jadocs

Gotcha thanks! Yeah they are identical to my...

Gotcha thanks! Yeah they are identical to my cleats that I purchased from Colorado Cyclist many years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18,755
Views: 3,739,492
Posted By jadocs

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Just got mine in. Is this what yours looked...
08-03-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By jadocs

Take care of yourself, glad to hear that you are...

Take care of yourself, glad to hear that you are on top of that.
08-02-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,639
Posted By jadocs

A lot of people are riding faster in zwift than...

A lot of people are riding faster in zwift than they can in real life, not because they are data doping but because their trainer has a larger margin for error than advertised, reporting more power...
08-02-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By jadocs

You might want to get that checked. That does not...

You might want to get that checked. That does not sound right at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,094
Posted By jadocs

The Team Cross Jersey is actually one of my...

The Team Cross Jersey is actually one of my favorites. Lots of attention to detail, even around the collar, it's reinforced to stay in shape.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,199
Posted By jadocs

Ha Ha

Ha Ha
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,094
Posted By jadocs

Eliel - One of my favorite brands fit and quality...

Eliel - One of my favorite brands fit and quality are top notch, both jerseys and bibs
Donkey Label - Another favorite, quality, fit and materials also top notch

I just bought a couple jersey's...
08-02-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,639
Posted By jadocs

Ended up with 742 miles. No way I was going to...

Ended up with 742 miles. No way I was going to make 1000, just not enough time between work and the family.

I wonder if it's the same shirt the Trek stores were giving away during their sale "Trek...
07-31-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 897
Posted By jadocs

Hold on people, Example: We don't know if is bike...

Hold on people, Example: We don't know if is bike is a 9 speed and his trainer has a 11 speed cassette, because that will certainly explain how it shifts fine with the wheel on and not on the trainer.
07-31-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By jadocs

Sounds like pressure in the area is great enough...

Sounds like pressure in the area is great enough to cause the pain you are experiencing and also cutting off your circulation. Something is different as far as fit is concerned if you did not...
07-31-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,639
Posted By jadocs

That's a heck of a lot of miles. I'm only sitting...

That's a heck of a lot of miles. I'm only sitting at 720miles as of today. You must be a commuter or retired and enjoying life!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,251
Posted By jadocs

FWIW, it aint me!

FWIW, it aint me!
07-29-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,445
Posted By jadocs

Matchie....matchie, it's important! LOL

Matchie....matchie, it's important! LOL
07-29-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,445
Posted By jadocs

Watch out, kits and shoes are going to be next!

Watch out, kits and shoes are going to be next!
07-29-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,505
Posted By jadocs

As long as they are not coming apart or damaged...

As long as they are not coming apart or damaged to the point that function is affected, and they maintain the fit around your foot when applying the fasteners.
07-29-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,009
Posted By jadocs

Sounds like you want a Connex chain which comes...

Sounds like you want a Connex chain which comes with a quick link that is designed to do exactly what you are asking about above. No tools required to take on or off, I always remove my chain by hand...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,199
Posted By jadocs

If it were me, I would get basic rollers. It's...

If it were me, I would get basic rollers. It's within your budget and you would also have something that will improve your bike handling skills and balance. Yes it takes practice, but learning them...
07-29-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,639
Posted By jadocs

LOL I got a chuckle out of this. I think I look...

LOL I got a chuckle out of this. I think I look fat in mine too.
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