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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,812
Posted By colnago62

I try to avoid that position. You are free to do...

I try to avoid that position. You are free to do what you feel is best.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,812
Posted By colnago62

I am referring to wheel overlap. In a side wind,...

I am referring to wheel overlap. In a side wind, I am riding the hip. In an Echelon, hopefully everybody understands rider position and how the rotation works.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,812
Posted By colnago62

I donít disagree, which is why I wrote it is a...

I donít disagree, which is why I wrote it is a problem when it becomes the default position. A good time to overlap is when there is a change in the pace Instead of braking.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,812
Posted By colnago62

As I said, sometimes it canít be helped, just...

As I said, sometimes it canít be helped, just like driving too close to the car in front of you. The problem is when it becomes the default position. It really is a less effective place to ride in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,812
Posted By colnago62

Wheel overlap is a bad habit that so many riders...

Wheel overlap is a bad habit that so many riders have. In a large pack sometimes it canít be helped. I see it however, with groups of 4 and 5 riders. Basic group riding skill to have; learn to ride...
Replies: 31
Views: 992
Posted By colnago62

I think there also a bit of, as you mentioned...

I think there also a bit of, as you mentioned before, riding the equipment that is available. There arenít many companies catering to track riders needs and sometimes a person uses what is readily...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,812
Posted By colnago62

While he is fit, he has never ridden in a pack....

While he is fit, he has never ridden in a pack. He had a lot to learn before he is ready to ride the faster groups. There is much less tolerance for poor riding skill the faster things get.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,812
Posted By colnago62

I agree. To stay in an aggressive group ride, you...

I agree. To stay in an aggressive group ride, you need to be able to go into the red zone and stay there for awhile and then recover while still doing 20 plus mph in the pack. I would find a group...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

Your correct, it does a little more. ...

Your correct, it does a little more.

https://support.garmin.com/en-US/?faq=i96M1HykRy4LgvA6bORZC9
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

somebody who is worried about their 20 minute...

somebody who is worried about their 20 minute power numbers already knows it is going to take more than just riding around. However, in a race like a time trial a rider can go deep and not realize it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

Correct, it doesnít work for you. Think, however...

Correct, it doesnít work for you. Think, however about somebody who does a weekly time trail series or does competitive hill climbs. A rider like that is regularly pushing up against the bumpers....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

It picks the best 20 minute block of time you...

It picks the best 20 minute block of time you have done. It doesnít know if that was assisted or not or other factors. It is a good place to start, however. As I said previously, a rider should find...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

I believe you are correct. They replaced power...

I believe you are correct. They replaced power instead of heart rate and do the calculations for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

You are an enduro. Good five minute power is...

You are an enduro. Good five minute power is inline with events like the pursuit and Madison. Speedster stuff is like sprints, kilo and keirin. They are events that are finished in the time span of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

I think Coggen in his book talks about using a...

I think Coggen in his book talks about using a riders best 20 minute average during a ride to determine ftp. The most important thing is to use the same system consistently. Eventually a rider will...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

All the various ways of testing ftp have a level...

All the various ways of testing ftp have a level of inaccuracy. They are all an approximation, even an hour long test, has variables that effect accuracy, like motivation. I believe everyone needs to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

I donít know the calculations because Zwift does...

I donít know the calculations because Zwift does that automatically, but the idea is to measure the amount of time the rider can hold their highest watts. I think it goes in 10-20 watt increases...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

Zwift and possibly TrainerRoad have it setup as...

Zwift and possibly TrainerRoad have it setup as part of their testing options. If you have a velodrome close to you, that could also work.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By colnago62

On the track riders are moving toward large...

On the track riders are moving toward large chainrings and cogs. I have seen riders with 60 tooth chainrings and larger on the front.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

It sounds like you are a speedster. I am a...

It sounds like you are a speedster. I am a speedster. Raced on the track and hated races more than 15 laps. I have done 20 minute and 8 minute ftp tests and find that, for me, the 8 minute...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By colnago62

Do you have Boas on your shoes?

Do you have Boas on your shoes?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 963
Posted By colnago62

I was watching one of those Ask A Coach episodes...

I was watching one of those Ask A Coach episodes from TrainerRoad and their position was that if you are needing to use cream every ride that probably have a fit issue of some sort.
Replies: 31
Views: 992
Posted By colnago62

originally, Marymoor had a grooved surface. The...

originally, Marymoor had a grooved surface. The idea of the engineers was that would allow it to be used when wet. They werenít track riders. The riding community went and got grinders and smoothed...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,468
Posted By colnago62

It is probably less of how DC Rainmaker wrote it...

It is probably less of how DC Rainmaker wrote it and more of me not accurately remembering what he wrote.

He didnít say it was comparable to other power meters.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,468
Posted By colnago62

He seems to dig pretty deep into the gadgets he...

He seems to dig pretty deep into the gadgets he tests. I read what he and his friend from Australia had to say about the issues with the Shimano power meter. I dodged a bullet on that one. I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,468
Posted By colnago62

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2016/03/powerpod-depth...

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2016/03/powerpod-depth-review.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,468
Posted By colnago62

That YouTube guy that does all those in-depth...

That YouTube guy that does all those in-depth reviews on bike equipment actually said the power pods were as accurate as other power meters out there under steady pace riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,468
Posted By colnago62

That YouTube guy that does all those in-depth...

That YouTube guy that does all those in-depth reviews on bike equipment actually said the power pods were as accurate as other power meters out there under steady pace riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,712
Posted By colnago62

I have seen crit. specialists ride them on fast...

I have seen crit. specialists ride them on fast open courses. I would hate to have to accelerate them on a tight course.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

You probably needed to do a ramp test. IF of 1.00...

You probably needed to do a ramp test. IF of 1.00 is supposed to equal the effort you can sustain for an hour. If you are riding at that pace for more than that, it is a sign that your numbers might...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,712
Posted By colnago62

I donít really consider 404ís deep carbon wheels....

I donít really consider 404ís deep carbon wheels. I feel like they are a good sweet spot in terms of depth and weight. I have an 808 wheelset and a Boyd 90mm wheelset that I use on the velodrome. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 761
Posted By colnago62

I carry supplies in a hydration pack that I took...

I carry supplies in a hydration pack that I took the bladder out. It is designed to create space between your back and the back of the pack for airflow. I donít mind it. The longest I have ever rode...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,239
Posted By colnago62

Nice setup!

Nice setup!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,712
Posted By colnago62

Not real clear about the definition of ride feel,...

Not real clear about the definition of ride feel, but deeper section carbon wheels can be a little more difficult to handle in side winds. Deeper section wheels also can be slower on steeper climbs...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 10:29 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 930
Posted By colnago62

you see this frequently at the velodrome, mainly...

you see this frequently at the velodrome, mainly in the 4&5 categories. A lot of times they pirate their deep carbon front wheel from their road wheels, replace the quick release and off to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,935
Posted By colnago62

One of the problems with riding as hard as you...

One of the problems with riding as hard as you can all the time is that it usually isn’t that hard. It takes a fair amount of stress to get big gains in the ability to perform above z5. Riding hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,211
Posted By colnago62

I would leave it. Gives you some adjustability....

I would leave it. Gives you some adjustability. No one plans on gaining weight, but it happens. Also, it is nice to adjust for winter kit.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By colnago62

You should go back to where you bought it and...

You should go back to where you bought it and seek help.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,019
Posted By colnago62

when I was going over options and such for my...

when I was going over options and such for my 2016 Madone 9 purchase, the mechanic told me that the bike was designed to function well with mechanical. It makes sense. A manufacturer narrows the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,276
Posted By colnago62

Weight is most noticeable when accelerating and...

Weight is most noticeable when accelerating and it has to be in comparison to other riders. I have ridden many times with the same group of riders using a Madone 9 and Domane. I work a little harder...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,484
Posted By colnago62

Trek used to offer an H3 ten years ago. I donít...

Trek used to offer an H3 ten years ago. I donít think it was a big seller.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,484
Posted By colnago62

I bought my Domane to be my winter/rain bike. In...

I bought my Domane to be my winter/rain bike. In that roll, it has been perfect. It is a little less responsive in the roll of a fast group ride bike. You can feel the extra weight accelerating and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By colnago62

Age does matter as our feet change as we get...

Age does matter as our feet change as we get older. They tend to widen and get flatter with less cushioning on the bottoms of the feet. A good rule of thumb to remember is slightly larger volume tan...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,276
Posted By colnago62

I feel like the adjustable ISO Speed added some...

I feel like the adjustable ISO Speed added some extra weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,484
Posted By colnago62

I think this is true if you ride by yourself. If...

I think this is true if you ride by yourself. If you ride with others at a higher pace, you will feel the difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By colnago62

Certain computer screens are difficult to see...

Certain computer screens are difficult to see with polarized sunglasses. The Prizm Roads are not very dark. I have some Jades, I think, that are much darker.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,276
Posted By colnago62

I have a 2018 Domane and you can feel the weight...

I have a 2018 Domane and you can feel the weight difference compared to my Madone 9 when you lift them up.
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By colnago62

I wonder if there are many vegetarian sprinters?

I wonder if there are many vegetarian sprinters?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,418
Posted By colnago62

Size/weight has a factor also. Lighter riders...

Size/weight has a factor also. Lighter riders tend to climb out of the saddle more/longer than heavier riders.
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