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03-08-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By jadocs

Just so you know, if accuracy is important...

Just so you know, if accuracy is important estimated power from speed and cadence sensors is not the best way to go. It is absolutely Lo-Fi, but Lo accuracy also comes with it. If accuracy is...
02-26-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,136
Posted By jadocs

Dang your 28 mm tire is narrower than my 25 mm. ...

Dang your 28 mm tire is narrower than my 25 mm.

My Master Olympic has Reynolds AR58 (19mm ID) and the 25mm Schwalbes measure 27.9 mm wide on the rim.
02-26-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,259
Posted By jadocs

I don't know what all the apprehension is about...

I don't know what all the apprehension is about going all out for an hour. (not talking about you guys), but I always hear people saying "not very many people can hold their FTP for an hour". It's...
02-24-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,259
Posted By jadocs

It's definitely not the heat for me and purely...

It's definitely not the heat for me and purely the difference in rolling resistance. I do not have a big flywheel and can only coast 3-4 seconds tops and that's hammering going downhill so I don't...
02-24-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,259
Posted By jadocs

Concur if the rolling resistance is lower on the...

Concur if the rolling resistance is lower on the trainer than it is outside. You don't get any benefit from inertia (aka real road feel). However his 20 min result was indoors so any estimate...
02-23-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,311
Posted By jadocs

Hell yeah...I'd take up sailing.

Hell yeah...I'd take up sailing.
02-23-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,259
Posted By jadocs

I've never heard of Assiomas requiring tweaking...

I've never heard of Assiomas requiring tweaking and calibration. Prior to the auto zero function, you just performed a zero offset like any other PM. What kind of tweaking are you talking about?
02-23-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,555
Posted By jadocs

One bolt systems are indexed so if your ideal...

One bolt systems are indexed so if your ideal "tilt" is between index points you are forced to settle on the index either above or below your ideal point. Two bolt systems are not indexed and are...
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,028
Posted By jadocs

Map and compass or just compass? If just compass...

Map and compass or just compass? If just compass that means your just traveling cardinal directions....about as effective as doing by the location of the sun as there are no other references such as...
02-22-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,198
Posted By jadocs

Just ride it on good days, that's what I do.

Just ride it on good days, that's what I do.
02-19-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,097
Posted By jadocs

That's pretty cool...now you have to get purple...

That's pretty cool...now you have to get purple hubs lol
02-19-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By jadocs

Oh heck no....search DCR and Llama reviews. I...

Oh heck no....search DCR and Llama reviews. I would do the Assioma conversion for sure if that is the direction you are going.
02-19-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By jadocs

I would look at the Favero Assioma Duo's. You...

I would look at the Favero Assioma Duo's. You will not find another power meter that is "more" accurate as these are bang on every time, and best bang for the buck. To my knowledge there is not PM...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By jadocs

Yeah you need to be able to control the bike with...

Yeah you need to be able to control the bike with your hips.
02-19-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,259
Posted By jadocs

Yep, and with respect to my comment about L/R...

Yep, and with respect to my comment about L/R balance above....The Duos have what they call Instantaneous Angular Velocity (IAV). Other brands average the angular velocity and is why they cannot be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,345,014
Posted By jadocs

Really? What rims are these on? I have mine on...

Really? What rims are these on? I have mine on Reynolds AR58's and do not have that problem...but I do have a double wrap of DT Swiss tape on there.
02-19-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,259
Posted By jadocs

You can't go wrong with these pedals. I used to...

You can't go wrong with these pedals. I used to be very hesitant about giving up my SPD-SLs, but honestly, I don't notice any difference clipping in or out. I also never had a problem with the pedal...
02-19-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,259
Posted By jadocs

If the Stages is NDS and your pedals are dual,...

If the Stages is NDS and your pedals are dual, potentially there could be a difference (either high or low) depending on if your left leg is dominant or not. Not because the NDS PM is not accurate,...
02-17-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,246
Posted By jadocs

OP, ----> Favero Assioma Duo's Do some...

OP,

----> Favero Assioma Duo's

Do some research and see for yourself.
02-16-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By jadocs

It was Moderna...I've never had that kind of a...

It was Moderna...I've never had that kind of a reaction to a vaccine. On the plus side, I should have developed a lot of anti-bodies. lol

Yep, I had zero effects after the first shot.
02-16-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By jadocs

I never got it....no idea if I was asymptomatic...

I never got it....no idea if I was asymptomatic or not, but I got Part II of the vaccine last week and it knocked me on my azz for two days.
02-16-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,789
Posted By jadocs

No that's too obvious....you have to put both...

No that's too obvious....you have to put both hands on your hips so you look like superman admiring the view....LOL
02-16-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,789
Posted By jadocs

Find a secluded spot and go.

Find a secluded spot and go.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,469
Posted By jadocs

Cost my buddy around $50, brought all the...

Cost my buddy around $50, brought all the supplies and tires with him so it was just labor.
02-16-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By jadocs

Great to know...thank you for the education.

Great to know...thank you for the education.
02-16-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By jadocs

Wait...maybe I'm having a brain fart, but what is...

Wait...maybe I'm having a brain fart, but what is the WU111 connected to at the bar end? It's not just sitting free is it? I thought it had to be inline.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By jadocs

What brand are those? I've never seen them...

What brand are those? I've never seen them before. Looks like a cross between Tru-Trainer and Kreitler.
02-10-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,204
Posted By jadocs

You do load a course then trash the ride...

You do load a course then trash the ride afterwards. You don't need to pair any sensors if that is meant by "riding". Just ignore, click ok, click ride....then check menue.
02-10-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,259
Posted By jadocs

I'm with you, it's BS...Sounds like your buddies...

I'm with you, it's BS...Sounds like your buddies are hanging around the Zwift group on FB. There is so much bad info there and it multiplies because new people read ...take it as gospel and...
02-10-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By jadocs

Just splice it in up front, that's what I did on...

Just splice it in up front, that's what I did on my Ti bike. You may have to unwrap the bars to clean up the wiring after.
02-02-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,004
Posted By jadocs

How are you "centering" the caliper over the...

How are you "centering" the caliper over the disc? If you are just loosening the bolts and applying the brakes, your hydro hose may be preventing the caliper from centering properly. What I would do...
02-02-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,401
Posted By jadocs

If a shop or manufacturer is going to use...

If a shop or manufacturer is going to use components that are of less value than you purchased, the price should be adjusted accordingly. The point is not if the switched component performs the task....
02-02-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,573
Posted By jadocs

On a bright sunny day position your bike...

On a bright sunny day position your bike 50-100yds away from you, then make a decision if it too bright.
02-01-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By jadocs

I was going to say the same thing until I thought...

I was going to say the same thing until I thought about it....the front derailleur is controlled by the non-drive side shifter.
02-01-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By jadocs

I would definitely contact them and send them...

I would definitely contact them and send them some pictures. I have this saddle on my trainer bike. It is not exposed to the elements, but it does get a lot of use. I have not treated it at all with...
02-01-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,478
Posted By jadocs

No way to tell just by posting the height. As...

No way to tell just by posting the height. As others have said, "it depends". All I can say that it is within the ballpark....as is the 54cm. Post a picture of you on the 53cm and 90 deg stem. I am...
01-29-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,206
Posted By jadocs

Also true

Also true
01-29-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,206
Posted By jadocs

Ah...yes, I mistakenly assumed it was real time...

Ah...yes, I mistakenly assumed it was real time off zwift.
01-29-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,206
Posted By jadocs

How did you determine how many watts the other...

How did you determine how many watts the other person was pulling? Did you know their weight?
01-29-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By jadocs

I always look up the model and find a geometry...

I always look up the model and find a geometry chart online. I never go by what people put down. Some of them don't even know where to take the measurement, or make guesses at the height range of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,345,014
Posted By jadocs

I looked at that when I got my Varia and almost...

I looked at that when I got my Varia and almost pulled the trigger. I ended up getting a mount from BupLabs.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,201
Posted By jadocs

Yeah, I would be looking for a decent bike with a...

Yeah, I would be looking for a decent bike with a decent drivetrain. I would not rent walmart type bikes and associated drivetrains. Not being a snob, just would not enjoy riding something like that.
01-29-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By jadocs

This

This
01-28-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By jadocs

You're good then.

You're good then.
01-28-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By jadocs

When you have them inflated, do you see a seam...

When you have them inflated, do you see a seam right at the lip of the rim?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,544
Posted By jadocs

My technique is to get one side hooked in the...

My technique is to get one side hooked in the center channel, then slowly work the opposite side while simultaneously pulling (or pushing - depending on how you are oriented) each side as I work the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,168
Posted By jadocs

Man...I really really like this.

Man...I really really like this.
Forum: Touring
01-28-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By jadocs

apologies if I misunderstood your question.

apologies if I misunderstood your question.
Forum: Touring
01-28-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By jadocs

JNO effort is power. If you have a power meter...

JNO effort is power. If you have a power meter you should know what your zones are.

If you are doing a super long tour, I would probably stay in Zone 2 power. What you seem to be talking about is...
01-28-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By jadocs

Funny you mention that...do a search on GP Lama's...

Funny you mention that...do a search on GP Lama's youtube channel on the Assioma SPD Conversion. They are the only pedal based power meters that can be converted to SPD very very easily, just by...
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