Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: krispenhartung
Showing results 1 to 50 of 222
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

I need strong arms for all the crap that I...

I need strong arms for all the crap that I attempt to carry in a single load to the infield (without a wagon, mind you!) -- bike, extra wheels, rollers, gear bag. I look like a vagabond.
Seriously...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Yup! Thank you! I will be making similar changes...

Yup! Thank you! I will be making similar changes to my back up track bike, which I use mainly for training, but using some 40cm Easton drop bars instead of the Scattos --- mainly because I am using...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Ok, here are the results. This feels really...

Ok, here are the results. This feels really good! Carleton, you are a genius! :-) I don't even think I want to swap the bars out now. This is also with the saddle raised approx. 1.5cm. i don't...
Replies: 2,460
Views: 231,886
Posted By krispenhartung

You're welcome! Don't hesitate to toss any...

You're welcome! Don't hesitate to toss any questions my way. I am very familiar and have current subscriptions to some of these apps: TrainerRoad, Rouvy, BKOOL, and ZWIFT. I have yet to find a...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Here's the new 130mm stem....it doesn't look at...

Here's the new 130mm stem....it doesn't look at extreme as I thought it would, and still well within the 50mm UCI regulation for endurance. The distance between the forward most tip of my bars and...
Replies: 2,460
Views: 231,886
Posted By krispenhartung

Training App Comparison Matrix

In case anyone is interested, as you hunker down and enter your indoor training period, I did some research on the myriad of training apps out there and created a comparison matrix. This is a work in...
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By krispenhartung

The Good - Started and completed by first track...

The Good
- Started and completed by first track racing season! Yay! What a trip. Feel pretty good about this as a 50 year old who just started bike racing 4 year ago
- Took two track classes at two...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Jeesh, I left the forum for 18 hours and now...

Jeesh, I left the forum for 18 hours and now there is an encyclopedia of information and images on narrow drop bars! Nice! :-)
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Funny you should ask! :-) Well, I really do...

Funny you should ask! :-) Well, I really do love the Scattos, so that's not the issue. Someone else above, can't recall who at the moment, sort of brought this up, regarding being able to get into...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

What a relief...and beats having to buy a new,...

What a relief...and beats having to buy a new, original length fork/steerer tube! :twitchy:
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Yup, that is what I would normally do; however, I...

Yup, that is what I would normally do; however, I also use this bike for TTs, and so the stem I use on my TT bars is slammed as far down as possible, to get me to my preferred aero position, given...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Sure thing :-) In fact, to simply things even...

Sure thing :-) In fact, to simply things even more, I'm putting the same model of stem on it, same degrees, just 130mm. It lifts the bars 1.1cm, which is close enough for me to the approx. 1.5...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Fun stuff! I'm tracking you know. I originally...

Fun stuff! I'm tracking you know. I originally had an absolute increase in my stem height, but given the absolute increase of saddle height, my stem was being lowered, relative to saddle height. ...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

You're persistent, Carleton, but also persuasive....

You're persistent, Carleton, but also persuasive. I'll take the leap. Stem is on the way, with new bars as well. Stay tuned. :-)
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Love this tool! 100mm (current) comparison with...

Love this tool! 100mm (current) comparison with 120mm and 130mm.
...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

That's awesome! Very cool.

That's awesome! Very cool.
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

I'm just being cautious. 30mm is not a minor...

I'm just being cautious. 30mm is not a minor change in the world of bike fitting, is going far beyond the rule of thumb of having combined Top Tube/Stem Length is 64cm, and I'd like to avoid having...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

ok, I'm confused, Right now I have a 100mm stem...

ok, I'm confused, Right now I have a 100mm stem on the bike and it is flipped, so it is angled up. If I put a 130mm stem on it, also flipped, that will push it forward, and also up (higher). Am I...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Interesting. 130mm worries me a bit. I have a...

Interesting. 130mm worries me a bit. I have a relatively shorter torso than average, meaning it looks proportionately shorter than my legs, or conversely, my legs look proportionately longer than my...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Jeeesh....I was looking at my bike fit notes and...

Jeeesh....I was looking at my bike fit notes and no wonder my seat is so low...either it slipped, or my last saddle sat higher on the post, because it was 1.5cm lower than my target! Well, that's...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Think you're right. I'm will try a 1cm increase...

Think you're right. I'm will try a 1cm increase in my seat height, and moving to a 110mm stem vs. 100mm. Or I can just move my saddle back 1cm. It's about neutral right now, on both the rails and...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

Good tips. Thanks Carleton! So I found this app...

Good tips. Thanks Carleton! So I found this app that Rainmaker reviewed for doing bike fits and I paid the $15 for the elite version. See below URL. It's pretty cool and I am still getting to know...
Replies: 140
Views: 14,132
Posted By krispenhartung

I'm just getting around to this one, which is...

I'm just getting around to this one, which is timely, as I am experimenting with my fit. Are there any rules of thumb guidelines (ranges) on angles for hip, torso, leg, arm, etc for endurance/mass...
Replies: 181
Views: 17,781
Posted By krispenhartung

So glad, but not glad, to see someone with the...

So glad, but not glad, to see someone with the same problem. Is there any other seat tube that will work on the Fuji Track Elite? Or did they make theirs entirely proprietary. So frustrating. I...
Replies: 5,576
Views: 488,692
Posted By krispenhartung

That's the beauty of my Wahoo Kickr....no wheel...

That's the beauty of my Wahoo Kickr....no wheel slipping on standing starts...I just have to use my road bike. This is where Carleton comes in with his modified Cycleops Pro 300 spin bike...
Replies: 5,576
Views: 488,692
Posted By krispenhartung

I think the style of fork makes a big difference....

I think the style of fork makes a big difference. This was on my Fuji Track Elite and not really an issue of the magnet being too close, but of the mount being to precariously attached based on the...
Replies: 5,576
Views: 488,692
Posted By krispenhartung

That's awesome. I have a few places in my...

That's awesome. I have a few places in my neighborhood where i can ride my track bike. Before I even got on a velodrome, I spend 2 months at a sports complex park a block away that has a giant...
Replies: 5,576
Views: 488,692
Posted By krispenhartung

I tried some super sticky industrial strength...

I tried some super sticky industrial strength double sided tape..didn't work. That's a lot of potential force from the wheel, depending on the speed, leading to contact between the magnet and the...
Replies: 5,576
Views: 488,692
Posted By krispenhartung

I tried the front fork Bontrager speed sensor...

I tried the front fork Bontrager speed sensor approach for a while, but it ended up being more of a hassle for me and seemed very precarious and unstable. The main issue I encountered was that the...
Replies: 5,576
Views: 488,692
Posted By krispenhartung

When you train on a non-roller trainer, do you...

When you train on a non-roller trainer, do you use your road bike or track bike? I am curious how many track cyclists train exclusively on track bikes indoors, vs. switching back and forth between...
Replies: 5,576
Views: 488,692
Posted By krispenhartung

Interesting. I see that their new version is...

Interesting. I see that their new version is controllable via their app on a smart phone or a training app. They jacked the price up to $1200! Wow.

I'm still fantasizing over the reality of...
Replies: 5,576
Views: 488,692
Posted By krispenhartung

That's the truth! Which is why I like my two...

That's the truth! Which is why I like my two sets of Kreitler rollers -- 3" and 4.5".
I use the fly wheel and the killer head wind resistance unit on the 4.5". I can pretty much match the rolling...
Replies: 5,576
Views: 488,692
Posted By krispenhartung

I just saw someone post about these "smart"...

I just saw someone post about these "smart" rollers on a FB racing page. The InsideRide rollers. Anyone tried them? I have the Elite Arion Digital Smart B+ rollers, which have proved to be THE most...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By krispenhartung

Ahhh, makes sense. So, when I use my road bike...

Ahhh, makes sense. So, when I use my road bike on my rollers, it feels more unstable and twitchy. I assume that is just because I have adapted to using my track bike on the rollers.
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By krispenhartung

That definitely makes sense given my road bike...

That definitely makes sense given my road bike setup and aligns accordingly.
I found this page interesting. https://www.velodrome.shop/barsize
I am just wondering where they get the...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By krispenhartung

That doesn't address my question, however. :foo:...

That doesn't address my question, however. :foo: My question is what's the current reasoning on bar width relative to shoulder width? I've already researched the benefits or reasons why some track...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By krispenhartung

Endurance Drop Bar Width and Shoulder Width

I think I'm going to "drop" my Scattos and go with the 3T Aeronova Team bars for endurance events.
What's the current reasoning on bar width relative to shoulder width? I'm fairly broad...
Replies: 67
Views: 10,804
Posted By krispenhartung

I just sent you a private message...I am thinking...

I just sent you a private message...I am thinking of pulling the trigger on this.
Replies: 67
Views: 10,804
Posted By krispenhartung

Not sure where to put this, but I have since...

Not sure where to put this, but I have since given up on figuring out a way to put my track bike on a smart trainer with its own drive train/cassette. I found a solution that works better for me. I...
Replies: 51
Views: 3,863
Posted By krispenhartung

Very cool!

Very cool!
Replies: 51
Views: 3,863
Posted By krispenhartung

I wasn't sure where to put this, or if it would...

I wasn't sure where to put this, or if it would even be useful to anyone besides myself, but here it is. I can send anyone the source spreadsheet as well.
I created a custom spreadsheet gearing...
Replies: 181
Views: 17,781
Posted By krispenhartung

I ordered the new clamp, based on the Fizik...

I ordered the new clamp, based on the Fizik carbon rail spec. I'll add some locktite a swell in addition to the carbon paste.
Replies: 181
Views: 17,781
Posted By krispenhartung

It this it? ...

It this it? https://us.ritcheylogic.com/us_en/wcs-carbon-1-bolt-seatpost-clamp
Replies: 181
Views: 17,781
Posted By krispenhartung

That may be worth a try, though I have seen this...

That may be worth a try, though I have seen this slippage on both carbon and non-carbon rails. I also just put some carbon grit paste on there so we'll see how it holds up on the track tomorrow...
Replies: 181
Views: 17,781
Posted By krispenhartung

I called the dealer here and they said try some...

I called the dealer here and they said try some of that carbon paste/grit. Put it all over the inside mechanism that allows it to rotate the saddle up and down.
Replies: 181
Views: 17,781
Posted By krispenhartung

Here is the pain in the butt: ...

Here is the pain in the butt:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0946_854ada404de98bc672d093da1c074596f3659f75.jpg
Replies: 181
Views: 17,781
Posted By krispenhartung

Has anyone experienced any issues with your...

Has anyone experienced any issues with your saddle not staying tight on the rails and the nose going down? I have experienced this both with my Fuji Track Elite and my Fuji Norcom Straight TT bike,...
Replies: 181
Views: 17,781
Posted By krispenhartung

Thatís one of those Izumi Eco chains. Iíve been...

Thatís one of those Izumi Eco chains. Iíve been trying them out.
Replies: 181
Views: 17,781
Posted By krispenhartung

Ha ha...no gravel! Don't think I've seen a...

Ha ha...no gravel! Don't think I've seen a cyclocross velodrome, but that would be interesting.
Replies: 181
Views: 17,781
Posted By krispenhartung

Unfortunately, the way chains link together I'm...

Unfortunately, the way chains link together I'm not able to back off in a small increment. The next shorter size of chain with 52:15 puts my axle bolts about in the middle of the chain stay, which...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 222
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.