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Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 312
Posted By jadocs

Why do all that when you can get a $22 RoadLink.

Why do all that when you can get a $22 RoadLink.
12-10-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 692
Posted By jadocs

Guarantee, if you take two people of similar...

Guarantee, if you take two people of similar physiology and fitness and one rode outside during the winter "because outside miles are better than inside miles", and the other conducted structured...
12-10-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 144
Posted By jadocs

IMO only, the tricky thing with 20 min x .95...

IMO only, the tricky thing with 20 min x .95 tests are that they usually only fairly accurate when someone has the gas tank for 1hr all out efforts. In other words someone who is only used to going...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,004
Views: 3,867,158
Posted By jadocs

Did you do it separately?

Did you do it separately?
12-10-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 144
Posted By jadocs

You averaged 272 watts and sustained an average...

You averaged 272 watts and sustained an average of over 24mph for 90 minutes? That's pretty beastly.

Anyway, look up "sweet spot" training. That's what I have been doing with my limited time and...
12-10-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By jadocs

I don't know how you browse the web and play...

I don't know how you browse the web and play video games when riding indoors. Having said that I've seen tables that are designed to sit out front for a computer. I have never seen a weight bearing...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 312
Posted By jadocs

Here: ...

Here:

https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/products/roadlink

Keep your DA derailleur
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 312
Posted By jadocs

Isn't there some extender you can put between the...

Isn't there some extender you can put between the hanger and derailleur? I thought I saw something about that somewhere.
12-10-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By jadocs

Clean it first, then apply some mineral oil (yes...

Clean it first, then apply some mineral oil (yes same for braking system) around the piston before you push it in. You will need someone to assist you while you hold the piston in while the brakes...
12-09-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By jadocs

Tiny ďbe seenĒ lights generally do not put out...

Tiny ďbe seenĒ lights generally do not put out enough power or light to actually ďbe seenĒ by a distracted driver in the sunlight. Generally those lights are only noticeable if you are looking for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By jadocs

I think there is more going on than just needing...

I think there is more going on than just needing a new chain.

If you want a chain recommendation, I use Connex chains exclusively.
12-09-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 355
Posted By jadocs

Maybe just remove the requirement to provide a...

Maybe just remove the requirement to provide a reason for the report.
12-09-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By jadocs

You need to clean that up and exercise the...

You need to clean that up and exercise the pistons, clean again, exercise some more...until both pistons move uniformly. The way to exercise them is to hold one side and squeeze the brake levers so...
12-09-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 290
Posted By jadocs

Don't beat yourself up. If we are talking...

Don't beat yourself up. If we are talking training, you are getting more benefit from doing it indoors vs. being miserable outdoors in adverse weather and dealing with traffic etc... If you are just...
12-09-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 692
Posted By jadocs

Check out the CTX training videos. They have...

Check out the CTX training videos. They have multiple videos for different training lengths.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,995
Posted By jadocs

Good points, my gut still tells me some trainers...

Good points, my gut still tells me some trainers are over estimating actual power. Another thing that bothers me is the power ups. Fun for gamesmanship and I guess keeping it interesting, which in...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 558
Posted By jadocs

The DynaPlug end that goes in the tire has a...

The DynaPlug end that goes in the tire has a brass end to prevent the plug from being pushed out by the pressure and centrifugal force of the tire as mentioned above (bacon strips).
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 558
Posted By jadocs

I always patch them from the inside afterwards. I...

I always patch them from the inside afterwards. I donít leave plugs in.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,995
Posted By jadocs

Agree itís power that counts, but that is the...

Agree itís power that counts, but that is the primary determinant of speed in Zwift in concert with elevation after you have entered your weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,995
Posted By jadocs

Check anyone you personally know on Strava who...

Check anyone you personally know on Strava who zwifts without a real power meter. My observation, even with weight accurately entered has been anywhere from 2-3 mph faster virtually than in real life...
12-08-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By jadocs

No that does not sound right. Do you have too...

No that does not sound right. Do you have too many spacers on there?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 558
Posted By jadocs

Use plugs and not an inner tube. Youíll be off in...

Use plugs and not an inner tube. Youíll be off in a matter of minutes.
12-08-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 290
Posted By jadocs

Thatís a lot of extra gear your hauling. I ride...

Thatís a lot of extra gear your hauling. I ride inside as well to be specific, my living room in front of a 73Ē HDTV. The only thing Iím moving are my Smart Rollers, bike and sweat mat. I run Zwift...
12-08-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 843
Posted By jadocs

Stunning!

Stunning!
12-05-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By jadocs

Wow incredible!

Wow incredible!
12-05-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,000
Posted By jadocs

Gary, Iím super excited, and reading your...

Gary,

Iím super excited, and reading your reply is going to make the wait so much harder :) This has been my dream bike for such a long time. Thank you!
12-05-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,000
Posted By jadocs

which is stronger? i.e. braze vs. a steel weld...

which is stronger? i.e. braze vs. a steel weld that may not be through and through. Iím not too concerned with the cosmetics in that small spot.
12-05-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,000
Posted By jadocs

Just an update. Seller sent me some updated pics...

Just an update. Seller sent me some updated pics after switching the stem to a 120. He also put on some bottle cages for me and sent a close up of the repair.

Im happy and honestly good with it...
12-05-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,488
Posted By jadocs

You disagree? Letís hear it.

You disagree? Letís hear it.
12-05-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,740
Posted By jadocs

Ha Ha Ha

Ha Ha Ha
12-05-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,183
Posted By jadocs

Are you saying you purchased the bike? because...

Are you saying you purchased the bike? because that is what you just wrote.
12-05-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,444
Posted By jadocs

I want to know why there are records on the...

I want to know why there are records on the ceiling.
12-05-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By jadocs

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/341x472/taylor_phinney_2__efede82cdbd13b1cc79459b3b5e237d250d19035.jpg
12-05-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 8,836
Posted By jadocs

Exactly this, it's the cringeworthy reaction of...

Exactly this, it's the cringeworthy reaction of the wife and people are projecting it as the husband's fault. I mean he must be domineering for her to react like that, it's like giving her a vacuum...
12-05-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,488
Posted By jadocs

That is very wrong.

That is very wrong.
12-05-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,444
Posted By jadocs

And use better quality styrofoam. Cheap 7-11...

And use better quality styrofoam. Cheap 7-11 cooler styrofoam is not the same as used in helmets.
12-04-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 229
Posted By jadocs

Wahoo Tickr

Wahoo Tickr
12-04-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,444
Posted By jadocs

Poor manís MIPS ...

Poor manís MIPS


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12-04-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,985
Posted By jadocs

How fast are you now? Is it your belief that you...

How fast are you now? Is it your belief that you have to sustain training for 14hrs in order to maintain current fitness?
12-04-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,444
Posted By jadocs

That's funny!

That's funny!
12-04-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 692
Posted By jadocs

I had a Keiser M3 spin bike and sold it. Great...

I had a Keiser M3 spin bike and sold it. Great bike, but I wanted more than just sitting and pedaling. I too switched over to smart trainers, but wanted more realism so I purchased smart rollers.
12-03-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,114
Posted By jadocs

Yes absolutely. In a previous life I was a...

Yes absolutely. In a previous life I was a competitive bodybuilder. After qualifying for Nationals, I quit. The dieting, obsessive workout schedule completely took over my life. I couldnít go on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By jadocs

If the 13mm and 22mm differences account for the...

If the 13mm and 22mm differences account for the 110mm integrated stem I would slap a cheap 120mm stem on your current bike and see how it feels. If it feels too long, I would go with the M. If it...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By jadocs

Are you on the edge (your limit) of how low you...

Are you on the edge (your limit) of how low you can presently go on your current bike? Because 18mm is less than 3/4 of an inch. Only reason I ask is because you mentioned running a 100mm to 110mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19,004
Views: 3,867,158
Posted By jadocs

I had the regular width Torch 2.0 and they fit my...

I had the regular width Torch 2.0 and they fit my feet fine. I sold them when I switched to Vitoria. Have you tried a pair of regular width ones on yet?
12-03-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,000
Posted By jadocs

Thanks Ben...I'm really looking forward to it.

Thanks Ben...I'm really looking forward to it.
12-03-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,548
Views: 2,070,245
Posted By jadocs

Gorgeous bikes fellas. Nothing better IMO, a...

Gorgeous bikes fellas. Nothing better IMO, a combination of style and function. I hope to be able to add one of my own soon and will have a few questions before I undertake the transition.
12-03-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,663
Posted By jadocs

That is flipping impressive.

That is flipping impressive.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19,004
Views: 3,867,158
Posted By jadocs

Those are nice, I had been looking at them. How...

Those are nice, I had been looking at them. How is the fit? I have heard to size up and I have heard they are true to size...also that they are not suitable for wide feet. Any truth to that?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By jadocs

If the stack and reach are good where you don't...

If the stack and reach are good where you don't need to go above a 120mm stem to make it fit, it should be good.
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