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Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By jadocs

I know this is in the commuting forum, but I...

I know this is in the commuting forum, but I check them after every ride. Wiping down the tires is part of my maintenance after every ride. Doing this has enabled me to find defects not associated...
06-17-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By jadocs

Wise decision, you will not regret it.

Wise decision, you will not regret it.
06-17-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By jadocs

Man that looks like 💩

Man that looks like 💩
06-17-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By jadocs

Something is off. It should not rub with the...

Something is off. It should not rub with the probable exception of cross chaining (big ring big cog, or small ring small cog)...if the FD is properly aligned and the limit screws are adjusted...
06-17-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By jadocs

Yeah, losing 10-15 psi overnight indicates there...

Yeah, losing 10-15 psi overnight indicates there is a slow leak somewhere. I would do as stated above, check sealant levels and continue to inflate to proper pressure and ride the bike and see if it...
06-17-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By jadocs

I have a Retrax roll top cover that I butt up...

I have a Retrax roll top cover that I butt up against the rear tire so the bike isn't going anywhere....but to answer your question, it is always a good idea to secure the rear wheel in the bed. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By jadocs

Rapha does make good stuff. I'm waiting for them...

Rapha does make good stuff. I'm waiting for them to get the Pro-Team Training bibs back in my size. Their Core Bibs are a great value too and are very comfortable. I have a pair of Eliel Hollywood...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By jadocs

I was thinking about doing this to my Litespeed...

I was thinking about doing this to my Litespeed T2 but have not found a source for tan sidewall 28mm tubeless road tires. Anyone know of any?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,363
Posted By jadocs

I donít, because there is no need for me too. If...

I donít, because there is no need for me too. If itís raining, Iíll jump on my floating smart rollers and ZWIFT or do some structured training on them. I can get a lot more doing it that way in a...
06-15-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By jadocs

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Get a moving blanket, put it over your tailgate. Put...
06-14-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By jadocs

Get a Wahoo Elemnt Bolt. Itís the Apple of...

Get a Wahoo Elemnt Bolt. Itís the Apple of cycling computers. Very intuitive and it works every time. Garmin is like Microsoft.
06-13-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By jadocs

Ha thanks

Ha thanks
06-13-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By jadocs

iPhone has a native app called ďFindFriendsĒ it...

iPhone has a native app called ďFindFriendsĒ it shows your location every minute and itís free. Also cycling computers have a track option as well. I believe Garmin uses the accelerometer to notify...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By jadocs

Iíd use a saddle bag before I sacrificed the...

Iíd use a saddle bag before I sacrificed the space for a second water bottle.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By jadocs

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I just use whatever. What I donít like is...
06-13-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By jadocs

Since it is supposed to replace the tank bag. Why...

Since it is supposed to replace the tank bag. Why donít you just get a small water bladder and put it inside instead.
06-13-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By jadocs

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I have the same groupset. Is it disgusting now...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18,535
Views: 3,649,862
Posted By jadocs

Taking advantage of Fatherís Day sale. ...

Taking advantage of Fatherís Day sale.

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06-12-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By jadocs

What are you talking about???

What are you talking about???
06-12-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,849
Posted By jadocs

No you donít. Saddle height/fore/aft/cleats are...

No you donít. Saddle height/fore/aft/cleats are adjusted first. Everything else is adjusted off that position. That becomes the known point where reach can be adjusted. If someone doesnít understand...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,514
Posted By jadocs

Make sure batteries have been checked/replaced if...

Make sure batteries have been checked/replaced if you are having issues with sensors.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By jadocs

All my stuff is carried in my three jersey...

All my stuff is carried in my three jersey pockets, to include phone and food. No saddle bag.
Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,099
Posted By jadocs

I had a good dinner last night.

I had a good dinner last night.
06-11-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By jadocs

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I recommend a sweat band for your head and a...
06-11-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By jadocs

I agree, first thing that jumped in my mid as...

I agree, first thing that jumped in my mid as well.
06-10-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By jadocs

Capital Trail, you can ride from Richmond to...

Capital Trail, you can ride from Richmond to Williamsburg 50 miles each way for a total of 100.
06-10-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By jadocs

You are correct, lights need to be bright and...

You are correct, lights need to be bright and have patterns designed to grab an unobservant drivers attention. Stay away from ďmarkerĒ lights as they do not put out enough light and are only visible...
06-10-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By jadocs

Just cut a few old credit cards in half and...

Just cut a few old credit cards in half and stack/tape them together and insert between your disc pads....or use something similar. It's not hard to press the pistons in if you have to. You just...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,424
Posted By jadocs

That would be after 1000 miles with regular...

That would be after 1000 miles with regular maintenance, cleaning and upkeep, not ridden 1000 miles without cleaning.

The first picture I posted, the bike has over 3000 miles on it (cleaned and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,424
Posted By jadocs

Spot on, I find it very therapeutic after ride....

Spot on, I find it very therapeutic after ride. I'm also one of those that does spend my time riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,424
Posted By jadocs

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This is what I use. It leaves a protective...
06-09-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,849
Posted By jadocs

No way to tell without seeing you on the bike.

No way to tell without seeing you on the bike.
06-09-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By jadocs

Skewers or through axles, or if you have Disc...

Skewers or through axles, or if you have Disc itís your frame flexing and disc brushing the pad.
06-09-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,849
Posted By jadocs

You never adjust reach by moving the saddle.

You never adjust reach by moving the saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,424
Posted By jadocs

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Wet ride this morning on the rain bike. 19yr old...
06-09-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By jadocs

A wahoo ELEMNT Bolt and Wahoo speed sensor will...

A wahoo ELEMNT Bolt and Wahoo speed sensor will do what you want. Wireless range is not an issue and the computer can be turned to ďindoor modeĒ for use on a trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By jadocs

How low are you getting? If you are in the same...

How low are you getting? If you are in the same position all the time, relatively upright and arenít rotating your hips your not going to engage your glutes as much.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18,535
Views: 3,649,862
Posted By jadocs

Ooooo, thatís pretty

Ooooo, thatís pretty
06-08-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By jadocs

KOPS is a starting point not the end state. Your...

KOPS is a starting point not the end state. Your riding style, flexibility and center of gravity all determine optimal seat fore/aft position. Your riding style may be telling you your seat should go...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18,535
Views: 3,649,862
Posted By jadocs

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06-08-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By jadocs

Not sure I understand what you mean by mounting a...

Not sure I understand what you mean by mounting a bike computer to the rear wheel. Are you looking for a wireless speed sensor for the rear wheel that will display on the bike computer mounted up...
06-06-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By jadocs

Itís not wobble, itís frame flex under load.

Itís not wobble, itís frame flex under load.
06-06-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,634
Posted By jadocs

To be fair, a PM is a great pacing tool (solo or...

To be fair, a PM is a great pacing tool (solo or in a group) if you know your threshold and zones if the objective is speed/distance. A lot of the stuff mentioned above are techniques and or...
06-06-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,634
Posted By jadocs

How are you translating the (I'll call it the 7...

How are you translating the (I'll call it the 7 zone Training Peaks - zone 5 broken down to three subzones) to the 5 zones you see on a bike computer like the Elemnt Bolt? So for example, a user has...
06-06-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,634
Posted By jadocs

I just entered my values and environmental...

I just entered my values and environmental conditions and the calculator is way off for me (zero wind, flat, actual elevation, height and weights). I assume the wattage values are what you should...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 18,535
Views: 3,649,862
Posted By jadocs

Sorry I just saw this, you are about the same...

Sorry I just saw this, you are about the same dimensions as me. I wear an XL. The best way to describe it is they fit like a proper fitting jersey should. Not restrictive but form fitting in addition...
06-05-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By jadocs

Post a picture of you on the bike

Post a picture of you on the bike
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,623
Posted By jadocs

The point was although STRAVA estimates are not...

The point was although STRAVA estimates are not reliable, the extreme variation could be from user data not entered correctly because the margin of error is usually not that large.
06-05-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,634
Posted By jadocs

Sounds like you could benefit from using a Power...

Sounds like you could benefit from using a Power Meter.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By jadocs

I recommend Wahoo Elmnt Bolt and a Wahoo speed...

I recommend Wahoo Elmnt Bolt and a Wahoo speed and cadence sensor. You can put the cadence sensor on your shoe if you want and not have to mount it on the bike.
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