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Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 411
Posted By billridesbikes

It might just be taking a long time to fully...

It might just be taking a long time to fully recover. I think a finger tip blood ox sensor is pretty cheap and might be a good investment. 97 is a good normal number, but maybe something is happening...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 382
Posted By noodle soup

This is why it’s better to buy bikes from your...

This is why it’s better to buy bikes from your LBS, if you aren’t a competent mechanic.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,008
Posted By BillyD

Question: WHY can't you guys answer the very...

Question: WHY can't you guys answer the very simple question put forth by the OP without finding something(s) to argue about and personally attacking one another?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,008
Posted By vespasianus

Geez you two. Get a room.

Geez you two. Get a room.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,824
Posted By DaveSSS

At least with AXS you can keep spare batteries. ...

At least with AXS you can keep spare batteries. I carry a spare with me on my rides. Two spares is not unreasonable.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 581
Posted By topflightpro

I've had ticking like that from a valve extender...

I've had ticking like that from a valve extender tapping the rim on each revolution. As Rubik suggested, a piece of electrical tape over it solved the issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,062
Posted By rubiksoval

Not "can", "do". You're physiologically...

Not "can", "do".

You're physiologically capable of holding 4w/kg on flat ground, too. You just don't, probably because you don't train to.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,183
Posted By caloso

Riders who are that fit don't get that way by...

Riders who are that fit don't get that way by just riding along and then randomly choosing someone to sprint past. He was likely doing an interval set: he sat up when the interval ended and he...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By nycphotography

Honestly the cyclists are coming in so hot, there...

Honestly the cyclists are coming in so hot, there was no absolutely line for them to take anyhow. If they didn't hit the motorcycle, they were already destined to drill the team car right behind it....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By brunes83

So I finally rode Guardsman Pass from the Midway...

So I finally rode Guardsman Pass from the Midway side, and it was tough. It's about 4000 ft of climbing in a little less than 9 miles. I was happy to hold about 250 watts (which is good for me),...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,351
Posted By topflightpro

My wife's new bike came with Force AXS. On her...

My wife's new bike came with Force AXS. On her other bikes, she has run Red 11-spd, Red 10-spd, Force 10-spd, Utlegra/105 9-spd and Rival 10-spd hydraulic disc.

She likes the AXS a lot. She never...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,042
Posted By fstshrk

I stopped reading when I read GP4K and deep...

I stopped reading when I read GP4K and deep gravel in the same paragraph. Not a good recipe for success.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By datlas

If you have a 7900 series crank with standard...

If you have a 7900 series crank with standard chainrings I am pretty sure that’s a 130 BCD. So you can’t just get compact chainrings.

The newer Shimano groupsets have the same BCD for standard...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,351
Posted By mstateglfr

You are claiming I have an opinion that I haven't...

You are claiming I have an opinion that I haven't said.
I simply find that RD to be huge, relative to other RDs.
I didnt mention looking pro and dont claim to look pro.

As for your...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 897
Posted By NoWhammies

Thoughts on matching make/brand of front and rear tyres?

Some roadies, or so I've gathered, can be a bit OCD. Look at the need to match watch bottle cages to the colour of bike, not to mention the water bottles themselves. Or have a matching kit for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,351
Posted By InvertedMP

I circled the batteries in red. ...

I circled the batteries in red.
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,519
Posted By caloso

I don't think it's that complicated. Say "We're...

I don't think it's that complicated. Say "We're going at a recovery pace. No more than X mph on the flats, same effort on the hills. Everyone try to stick together."
08-06-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 29,513
Posted By big john

He had that. ...

He had that.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,784
Posted By Bah Humbug

I live in Austin and would have to drive to...

I live in Austin and would have to drive to Houston. That puts a bit of a damper on things. And that's Austin, not Lincoln or Evansville.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,784
Posted By njkayaker

You complained about one of his opinions. ...

You complained about one of his opinions.

If you want to stop it, why do you keep replying?

You donít need to reply.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,784
Posted By njkayaker

Itís weird to have that sort of text on bottles....

Itís weird to have that sort of text on bottles. Itís weird text without context. Itís weird all around. Thatís probably why Rapha added it.


Anything is possible. It might even discourage it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,784
Posted By njkayaker

Calling him a tool is an expression of an opinion...

Calling him a tool is an expression of an opinion (that you just said he was entitled to hold).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,489
Posted By MinnMan

That's why I started wearing a skull cap under my...

That's why I started wearing a skull cap under my helmet. No need for sunscreen. And it really is cooler.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By dr_max

Impressive the continentals survived this I...

Impressive the continentals survived this

I would ride these for commuting at 25kph

not descending at 90kph

another reason to buy EVs. ICE cars destroy bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,183
Posted By noodle soup

I'm not really worried about the quality of the...

I'm not really worried about the quality of the bearing(there are many good ones available), but getting the bearings seated perfectly is my concern. I've done it a few times for others, but not on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,937
Posted By jbchybridrider

They weren't saying you don't need light wheels....

They weren't saying you don't need light wheels. They saying go by there total weight and don't think to much of the rotating weight. So total weight and aero.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By WhyFi

It might help smooth out things like your average...

It might help smooth out things like your average speed at times when you have poor satellite connectivity, but I don't think that it's of great value.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,857
Posted By genejockey

Road Cycling Subforum - Come for the cycling...

Road Cycling Subforum - Come for the cycling information and camaraderie, stay for the endless urination competitions.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,736
Posted By asgelle

As the group rides happily off into the distance...

As the group rides happily off into the distance leaving me to struggle home alone.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,905
Posted By rubiksoval

Anything over 25 is good. Over 28 looks better....

Anything over 25 is good. Over 28 looks better. But a great speed? Then you're looking at 30 plus.

Hammer group rides/races have little to do with average speed and everything to do with being...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Andy Somnifac

The bike shop I used to ride out if was next to a...

The bike shop I used to ride out if was next to a Starbucks. I had some rattling issues during a ride,. So when we got back in, I went into Starbucks and grabbed a straw, cut it down, and stuck it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By WhyFi

The Emonda has a few watts of aero gains vs the...

The Emonda has a few watts of aero gains vs the previous generation and you think that means it's a sensible replacement to a tri bike for a triathlete?
Replies: 20
Views: 2,489
Posted By AmahlAmahlAmahl

I've focused on strength and power training via...

I've focused on strength and power training via Olympic Weightlifting. I was fortunate enough to buy gym equipment before everyone decided to build a home gym....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,995
Posted By atwl77

Note that only shows on paid users though (or at...

Note that only shows on paid users though (or at least on the mobile app, not sure if the website shows differently).
And often I also look at the power zones to see which zone they spend most of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,470
Posted By WhyFi

Someone did, but that's not really a given. There...

Someone did, but that's not really a given. There are lots of examples to the contrary.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,470
Posted By WhyFi

That's not really a given. That it'd be easier to...

That's not really a given. That it'd be easier to install electronic groups doesn't necessarily mean that it's less suited to mechanical.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,470
Posted By Sy Reene

If hidden cabling is trickling down, and much...

If hidden cabling is trickling down, and much better suited to electronic drivetrains, I think you first need to see electronic drivetrains trickle down; ie. in Shimano, it starts at Ultegra -- a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,624
Posted By rubiksoval

Benefits your training? Clearly you aren't...

Benefits your training? Clearly you aren't "training" if the only time you go hard is when some completely random stranger passes you.

Again, this is terrible etiquette.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,555
Posted By RChung

Good racers are really good at not spending a...

Good racers are really good at not spending a joule more than they need to.

In The Rider, Krabbe says, "A man along the road shouts 'Faster!' Probably thinks bicycle racing is about going fast." A...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,555
Posted By RChung

The average difference is small, but racing (and,...

The average difference is small, but racing (and, sometimes, just riding) isn't about average differences. It's about going way past threshold but managing to stay on the wheel in front of you....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,901
Posted By Jack Tone

According to Trek, the Domane Sl6 weighs 20lbs....

According to Trek, the Domane Sl6 weighs 20lbs. and the Emonda Sl6 weighs 18. That seems like a significant difference to me. Besides, I'm a firm believer in N+1.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,901
Posted By WhyFi

A Domane is closer to a gravel bike than it is to...

A Domane is closer to a gravel bike than it is to an Emonda.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,438
Posted By indyfabz

Read somewhere else that he hid the helmet under...

Read somewhere else that he hid the helmet under his porch and locked the bike behind a building away from his house. Heís only sorry that he got caught.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,936
Posted By Rage

I once went to pick up my bike after a tune-up to...

I once went to pick up my bike after a tune-up to find they’d mounted new tires on there.

Only thing was, I hadn’t asked them to swap out the ratty, old tires even though the bike could have used...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'd think you could get any jersey you like to...

I'd think you could get any jersey you like to fit the way you want by getting the next size up?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,438
Posted By WhyFi

Doesn't really matter - he lays hand on someone's...

Doesn't really matter - he lays hand on someone's kid, he deserves a swift and thorough beat-down.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,779
Posted By RChung

1. You can't measure rolling resistance in a wind...

1. You can't measure rolling resistance in a wind tunnel.
2. There are ways to measure rolling resistance without a power meter but they all require, at a minimum, known force.
3. I've presented...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By noodle soup

I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for a late...

I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for a late season sale of 2020 stock. There just isn't much(if any) stock left. Normally in June I'll have 120+ bikes built on the sales floor. This year I have 22,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,779
Posted By rubiksoval

No they're not. Those tires could be 30...

No they're not.

Those tires could be 30 watts slower and he simply put out 30 watts more to make up for the difference. You have no idea. Neither does he.

"Unmeasured differences that are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,037
Posted By phrantic09

Iím going to try going one gear bigger today and...

Iím going to try going one gear bigger today and see how it works over a 20 mile loop.
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