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Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Shimano "Neutral Support Vehicle"

Tour de France - Shimano Takes Over Neutral Support for the Peloton (bicycling.com)...
01-20-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,052
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I'm approaching 47 years of age and even though I...

I'm approaching 47 years of age and even though I own a John Deere lawn mower with a 48" snow thrower attachment, I default to manually shoveling my driveway when it's sane to do so. "Sane" meaning...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,270
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I noticed in last year's Tour de France (the only...

I noticed in last year's Tour de France (the only bike race I watch) that quite a few riders ride with their hands wrapped around the tops of their brake hoods and their forearms parallel to the...
01-10-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I'm leery of cassettes that are too cheap as they...

I'm leery of cassettes that are too cheap as they need to be durable and sometimes the cheap ones are not. If the cassette has steel cogs, it'll probably be fine, but if the cogs are aluminum, I'd...
01-08-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,174
Posted By PoorInRichfield

What is the knee issue you're dealing with? ...

What is the knee issue you're dealing with? Arthritis? Damage? It's hard to suggest how to manage the issue if we don't know what the issue is.

I have one knee that is arthritic and taking...
12-31-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Out of curiosity, I looked at my Zwift account to...

Out of curiosity, I looked at my Zwift account to see when I signed-up... 2015 NOV 30 :eek: I can't believe I've been on Zwift for over 4 years as well... it seems like I just started using it last...
12-19-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,096
Posted By PoorInRichfield

@5_mph Just go "walking" in a park or on a...

@5_mph Just go "walking" in a park or on a trail... now you're "hiking" and it sounds way cooler! I go hiking all the time at a local state park as cross-training for cycling and while it's...
12-13-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I resemble that remark! :p Since I end-up being...

I resemble that remark! :p Since I end-up being indoors for nearly half the year due to Winter, I don't want my person getting used to one gear selection indoors only to have adjust and adapt when I...
12-12-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By PoorInRichfield

grizzly907la Would you mind sharing what your...

grizzly907la Would you mind sharing what your diet consists of? I.e., what do you typically eat in a given day?

I ask because I used to be fueled almost purely with sugar and carbs and found...
12-12-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I have the same cassette on my trainer that I do...

I have the same cassette on my trainer that I do on my actual bike for consistency.
12-11-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By PoorInRichfield

First time I used Rouvy, I tried braking at stop...

First time I used Rouvy, I tried braking at stop lights :D
12-10-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I agree that thru-axle support in the Wahoo...

I agree that thru-axle support in the Wahoo line-up isn't so great. I had an original Kickr that I bought the thru-axle adaptor for and I loathed putting my bike on the trainer. I'm not sure if the...
12-06-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By PoorInRichfield

When running Zwift on a PC, you can choose higher...

When running Zwift on a PC, you can choose higher resolutions if your PC's graphic card can handle it. I run at 1080p because I have a wimpy laptop, but Zwift can run at 4k if it detects a system...
12-01-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I think the drive towards a Zwift bike might be...

I think the drive towards a Zwift bike might be driven by trying to reduce cheating on the platform for pro racing. If everyone is riding an "official bike" instead of their own, that might reduce...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,808
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I agree in that I really could care less about...

I agree in that I really could care less about the "aero" part of the Bontrager XXX aero bars on my Domane. I like having the flat tops for resting my hands during climbs or my elbows when I ride in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 795,914
Posted By PoorInRichfield

10% off storewide at Nashbar...

10% off storewide at Nashbar (https://www.nashbar.com/) / Performance Bike (https://www.performancebike.com/) (same company)

USE CODE: BF1020
Coupon expires at 11:59Pm PST on November 30, 2020
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11-27-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I probably should've prefixed my original post to...

I probably should've prefixed my original post to state that I'm looking for the immersive experience of having a gigantic display. I agree that for most, a simple TV is the best option and is what...
11-26-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I have definitely thought about this, but wonder...

I have definitely thought about this, but wonder if it'd work well with intense exercise... i.e., fogging-up and getting sweaty. I don't have any experience with VR headsets... can one run any app...
11-25-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By PoorInRichfield

That would be dreamy to be able to project a 150"...

That would be dreamy to be able to project a 150" image from a projector that is only 7.2" away from the wall!?!?!? :eek: That particular project is a tad out of my price range, but that's...
11-25-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Yeah, you're right about that. W/o a proper...

Yeah, you're right about that. W/o a proper setup, a projected image doesn't look so hot. However, I don't know of any other way to get a huge display w/o spending a bazillion dollars on a...
11-25-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Question Using a Projector for Your Smart Trainer Display

I wish I had never seen this video...

https://youtu.be/sfQOq8IFe34

While I have a decent sized TV that I use for Zwift (https://zwift.com/), my brain really loves the idea of using a project to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,677
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I originally had the dual-blender setup but did...

I originally had the dual-blender setup but did think it looked cleaner with the light and computer jutting-out in front of the stem :p The computer seems so cozy sitting on the stem, not to mention...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,677
Posted By PoorInRichfield

My slightly used 2020 Domane SL7 came with...

My slightly used 2020 Domane SL7 came with Bontrager XXX aero bars...
11-23-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,738
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Hmm... not sure what might've changed between the...

Hmm... not sure what might've changed between the 2019 and 2020 Domanes... or maybe it's just that no one with a 2019 has complained to Wahoo yet.

A more detailed thread regarding an Trek/Wahoo...
11-23-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,738
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Exclamation Trek Owners Beware! The Wahoo Kickr May Not Be for You!

I just sold my Wahoo Kickr v1 and intended to buy the latest v5 model to get the latest electronics and hopefully a better thru-axle fit for my 2020 Trek Domane SL7. I'm glad I did some research...
11-21-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,512
Posted By PoorInRichfield

If I had an infinite budget to keep trying new...

If I had an infinite budget to keep trying new shoes (which I don't), I'd like to try the Fizik Tempo Overcurve R4 Wide (https://www.fizik.com/us_en/tempo-overcurve-r4-wide.html?cId=93-item-129)...
11-14-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,512
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Very interesting shoe... I'll be interested to...

Very interesting shoe... I'll be interested to hear your feedback. Do you know how wide your fit are? (I.e., D, E, EE, etc.?) On the Competitive Cyclist web site...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,808
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Your bike looks like my bike's twin brother...

Your bike looks like my bike's twin brother (https://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=161899) ;)

With the Dura Ace cassette, I'm assuming you changed your gear ratios? I...
11-11-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By PoorInRichfield

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YLDDrc91GA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YLDDrc91GA
11-06-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,803
Posted By PoorInRichfield

"Optimal" is different for everyone. Some want...

"Optimal" is different for everyone. Some want comfort, others speed, others more watts. I used the Silca tire pressure calculator...
11-06-20, 04:05 PM
11-05-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By PoorInRichfield

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/384x46/this_thread_is_worthless_without_pics_9092259ba804407a269ba1f27e66468bfab0b218.gif
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,092
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Truth! My Domane came with the PRO 3V wheels and...

Truth! My Domane came with the PRO 3V wheels and my only complaint is the buzz-saw in the center of the rear wheel... I'm not a fan of loud freewheels :( I have a second set of custom built wheels...
11-04-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I guess that makes me a little bit of a hypocrite...

I guess that makes me a little bit of a hypocrite because I've stopped watching TV for the most part due to all the graphic violence on so many TV shows, yet I love old cartoons.

One cartoon that...
11-04-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Saturday Morning Cartoons... Back in 2021!

I'm so excited... MeTV announced that they'll be airing 3 hours of cartoons on Saturday mornings, starting in January of 2021... :thumb:...
10-31-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,219
Posted By PoorInRichfield

One thing that makes me sad is when people start...

One thing that makes me sad is when people start "retreating from life" as they get older. I.e., they stop doing the things they want to do or love to do out of fear that something might go wrong. ...
10-31-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I'm assuming you're asking because the only bike...

I'm assuming you're asking because the only bike you own is a tandem? Otherwise, I don't understand why you'd want to ride a tandem on a trainer.

My personal bias aside, there's nothing special...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,653
Posted By PoorInRichfield

If you're not racing, what "price" are you...

If you're not racing, what "price" are you concerned about paying? Your ride takes a few seconds longer?

Like many on this post, I have a new Trek Domane and this was my first year on 32mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,000
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Canyon Marketing Fail: It's All About the Aero! Or Not...

Disclaimer: I like Canyon bikes. The largely pointless post is to point-out how silly marketers can be sometimes when they "miss the obvious" in trying to get you to buy their product. And I'm...
10-30-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,123
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Unlearned! Thanks for the info. :lol:

Unlearned! Thanks for the info. :lol:
10-30-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,123
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I've been considering installing those outlets in...

I've been considering installing those outlets in my house as it seems like nearly everything these days comes with a USB cord and no plug.
10-29-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,871
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I don't care that that bike is plastered with...

I don't care that that bike is plastered with Cannondale logos, I absolutely love the primer gray / neon orange color combo :love:
10-29-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,123
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Sounds like the situation I ran into for sure. ...

Sounds like the situation I ran into for sure. My bike is a 2020 model, so I was concerned that somehow my relatively new Di2 battery was now kaput and going to cost me $150 to fix. I'm not sure...
10-29-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,165
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Additional tip I learned from going tubeless this...

Additional tip I learned from going tubeless this year...

Buy a syringe that has a tiny straw for extracting sealant out of your wheels. Since I live in a northern climate where I don't ride...
10-29-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,123
Posted By PoorInRichfield

The power bank does indeed work. Thanks to...

The power bank does indeed work. Thanks to Tourist in MSN for the suggestion! Granted, this solution requires charging the power bank only to charge the Di2 battery hence introducing a "middle man",...
10-29-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,123
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I did... what do you know!?!?!? Spill the...

I did... what do you know!?!?!? Spill the beans!!! :eek:
10-28-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,123
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I don't see a way around the SM-BCR2 due to the...

I don't see a way around the SM-BCR2 due to the proprietary connector on the bike's charge port, so yes... that'll be in the chain-o-power-cords ;)

I agree that Di2 shouldn't need charging very...
10-28-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,123
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I'll have to give that a try... the wifey has a...

I'll have to give that a try... the wifey has a power bank she isn't using. :thumb: I'll report back next time my Di2 needs charging...
10-28-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,123
Posted By PoorInRichfield

We all could only wish we had 6 Di2 equipped...

We all could only wish we had 6 Di2 equipped bikes to charge at the same time! :p In addition to charging my bike, I also need USB charging capabilities for my Garmin 830, front and rear Bontrager...
10-28-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,123
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Unfortunately, my phone's charger has a USB 3.0...

Unfortunately, my phone's charger has a USB 3.0 plug on it and obviously can only charge a single device even if it didn't.

I'm thinking the following will be my next Amazon purchase as it claims...
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