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07-21-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 3,192
Posted By ZHVelo

Because it is completely irrelevant. There is a...

Because it is completely irrelevant. There is a direct relationship between power and calories burnt (does depend on each human's efficiency).
07-11-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,011
Posted By ZHVelo

EPO was a huge buff to performance in cycling....

EPO was a huge buff to performance in cycling. Unless they found ways to do it again that can't be detected yet (microdosing?) or he has a new thing, the gear Pogacar is on is not the same level as...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,143
Posted By ZHVelo

This is entirely dependent on gradient and the...

This is entirely dependent on gradient and the watts you can push. Yea sure pros can get away with 36-28, because the watts required to push RPM X at gradient Y is doable for them.
06-14-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By ZHVelo

Thank you for the replies!

Thank you for the replies!
06-05-21, 04:01 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,097
Posted By ZHVelo

I said a lot of things, not every thing. ...

I said a lot of things, not every thing.

Who pays 200 for a monthly phone service though...
06-04-21, 03:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,097
Posted By ZHVelo

George Orwell would be shocked that you consider...

George Orwell would be shocked that you consider a social media app equivalent to a totalitarian regime.

The biggest threat anyway isn't giving the data to Strava in itself, but someone using it...
06-04-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,232
Posted By ZHVelo

If he has 50lbs over the people he is riding...

If he has 50lbs over the people he is riding with, then that may be a reason for getting dropped. Given he is only 150lbs and hits the gym it is safe to assume he is not too fat so his body...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,526
Posted By ZHVelo

Just a quick update in case people are...

Just a quick update in case people are interested, I managed to stop the bouncing and increase my power output outside, I am already over 100W higher than last year, and beat while riding outside the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,250
Posted By ZHVelo

On my GP5000s I am in the low 60s (28mm). Doesn't...

On my GP5000s I am in the low 60s (28mm). Doesn't seem to be an issue. But generally roads are good here.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By ZHVelo

That area is stock full of passes. You can also...

That area is stock full of passes. You can also do Grimsel, Furka, Susten in one lap, or you can do all six in a huge 8, if you're crazy enough ;) There is also Grosse Scheidegg near as well, though...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By ZHVelo

Furka goes well above 2000m, I definitely noticed...

Furka goes well above 2000m, I definitely noticed it, others say they don't. But for sure one thing to keep in mind. Regarding going up, I don't think it matters much. I do ride up a lot, but never...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,526
Posted By ZHVelo

Immer großes Blatt 8000 Watt Always big ring...

Immer großes Blatt 8000 Watt

Always big ring 8000 watt, rhymes in German.

Hm, trying to link an instagram post but it doesn't show the URL but instead the whole photo, which is kind of...
04-20-21, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By ZHVelo

Can't wait til Kenyans, Ethopians, and Ugandans...

Can't wait til Kenyans, Ethopians, and Ugandans who dominated long distance running get into cycling.
04-13-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,140
Posted By ZHVelo

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1618311604_27802165bf489d7d7ef07003ac1ad49364e80d18.jpeg

This so everyone knows how cool I am.
03-09-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,334
Posted By ZHVelo

Russia isn't Europe. Not really.

Russia isn't Europe. Not really.
03-05-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,445
Posted By ZHVelo

I am not a racer either, but I find that FTP and...

I am not a racer either, but I find that FTP and the associated zones are a great help in pacing. Be it for a short or long climb, or long rides.
02-16-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,124
Posted By ZHVelo

Which is why I do a really long ride on Sunday...

Which is why I do a really long ride on Sunday and then interval on Tuesday and Thursday. That's the core of my training. Anything on top of that is bonus. E.g. atm I ski almost every Saturday and...
02-05-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZHVelo

50-22 up 10%? Monstrous!

50-22 up 10%?

Monstrous!
02-04-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,716
Posted By ZHVelo

So based on this thread I changed my plan, one...

So based on this thread I changed my plan, one session a week this month will now be (virtually) riding uphill. Started today. Not bad I have to say, I am at a power that I was not til beginning/mid...
01-28-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,710
Posted By ZHVelo

Plus the 2% you mentioned is a lot I would...

Plus the 2% you mentioned is a lot I would propose. That is 2km in a 100km ride. I think that is too much.

If I remember back when I used Wahoo on my phone and my bike computer they were always...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 460,872
Posted By ZHVelo

That is a gorgeous sunrise!

That is a gorgeous sunrise!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,173
Posted By ZHVelo

Sure thing, was fun for the most part.

Sure thing, was fun for the most part.
01-24-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,663
Posted By ZHVelo

The point of recovery is to do work so that no...

The point of recovery is to do work so that no strain is exerted but more blood gets to the muscles (for more oxygen and nutrients). You don't need micro bursts to achieve that, so what's the point?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,173
Posted By ZHVelo

Correct, I agree with you fully. I said not...

Correct, I agree with you fully.

I said not low because even rubik really cannot dispute that.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,173
Posted By ZHVelo

"What sort of level is this at for someone...

"What sort of level is this at for someone untrained with no previous cycling or endurance experience?"

He wasn't asking for a comparison to competitive athletes but how he stacks up to other...
01-21-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,124
Posted By ZHVelo

I guess yes, if your aim is that, then having...

I guess yes, if your aim is that, then having more but shorter sessions and learning recover in between will work. But increasing your FTP and your Vo2 max will not happen that much if you don't push...
09-23-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,397
Posted By ZHVelo

https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider/thomas-pidco...

https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider/thomas-pidcock

Destroyed the Ciclistico Italia, former winners include Sivakov and Vlasov.
09-22-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,295
Posted By ZHVelo

Irrelevant. You do realize one can, and...

Irrelevant.

You do realize one can, and plenty of people already have, estimated his watts/kg. Nothing else a bike computer provides would be relevant.

Also irrelevant, bikes will always be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,966
Posted By ZHVelo

Well how much is that in speed? I input this on...

Well how much is that in speed? I input this on 8% grade and if you go 310 watts over 3km you save 9 seconds with 1.2kg. To me that just feels more than 3 watts might indicate. I was never...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,966
Posted By ZHVelo

Sweet Jesus man your ego is fragile.

Sweet Jesus man your ego is fragile.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,966
Posted By ZHVelo

Sorry but what are you talking about? If I want...

Sorry but what are you talking about? If I want to ride 200 watts, I ride 200 watts. On a faster, lighter bike I just travel longer than on a slower heavier bike. But my average watts will be 200 in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,966
Posted By ZHVelo

How much do you care about bike weight?

I probably won't buy any times soon but I have been looking for some time and have 2 on my shortlist now, cost almost the same. Components are equivalent. Already test rode one, the other I will too...
09-09-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,668
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who...

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who coached people like Chaves and Quintana, introduced new training methods. Won two Tour de l'Avenir. Then you had the first successes again and suddenly...
09-08-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,668
Posted By ZHVelo

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u. ...

Please, it is Colombia with two o's no u.

Colombians are crazy for cycling. Anyone who dares to ride a bike in Bogota must have a death wish. And it is full of cyclists. Medellin closes off some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 12:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,080
Posted By ZHVelo

I feel sorry for people who watch one of his...

I feel sorry for people who watch one of his long-ass videos and think it means anything. They are all the same, as well.

I do think he is right about the frames sent in to him, and that BB...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,646
Posted By ZHVelo

Interesting, makes me think if I should invest in...

Interesting, makes me think if I should invest in a top end model myself to see if I also feel better.
08-23-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,014
Posted By ZHVelo

How do you overtake them? Maybe I am doing...

How do you overtake them?

Maybe I am doing it too dangerous, but I usually look behind me to see if a car is there, if not I just go one the road and overtake the cyclist on the cycling lane....
08-19-20, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By ZHVelo

Just in, Froome and Thomas left out of Tour...

Just in, Froome and Thomas left out of Tour squad.

So much to all those "sandbagging" and "peaking at right time" nonsense.

Amador
Bernal
Carapaz
Castroviejo
Kwiatkowski
Rowe
08-18-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By ZHVelo

Astana are not strong enough to win the TdF, but...

Astana are not strong enough to win the TdF, but Vlasov could win the Giro where there will be less competition this year.
08-18-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By ZHVelo

Buchmann will make podium this year. In an...

Buchmann will make podium this year. In an interview on German TV he said after last year's Tour that he is happy with the progress, that he will continue, and focus on his kick ability. And he did...
08-18-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,993
Posted By ZHVelo

You joined in August 2013 and this is your 8th...

You joined in August 2013 and this is your 8th post only? And what is the point of it anyway?
08-16-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,566
Posted By ZHVelo

Sorry but that is absolute nonsense. There...

Sorry but that is absolute nonsense.

There is zero, zero reason to pretend to get dropped as early as they do. TJV are doing their thing and it doesn't matter if they get played by Ineos right...
08-14-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,566
Posted By ZHVelo

Yesterday's Dauphine Stage 2 had a group of 10...

Yesterday's Dauphine Stage 2 had a group of 10 riders finish within 10 seconds. All 10 were from 10 different teams.

Good to see the likes of Miguel Angel Lopez being able to keep up, Martinez...
08-13-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,948
Posted By ZHVelo

I do not know which one rides better, but...

I do not know which one rides better, but certainly this Canyon Ultimate has better specs and is lighter.
08-12-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,948
Posted By ZHVelo

But which model...

But which model...
08-11-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,948
Posted By ZHVelo

Current waiting times are horrendous. ...

Current waiting times are horrendous.

Negative reviews have skyrocketed this year, almost exclusively due to service. But to be honest I think this applies to every manufacturer.

Oh and major...
08-09-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By ZHVelo

Calling it - Roglic will win it. He was...

Calling it - Roglic will win it.

He was playing with Bernal and he has such a strong team. He has 3 super domestiques. He is a far superior TT guy that Bernal and he he has higher kick at the end...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,666
Posted By ZHVelo

What the hell is that motorbike at 00:38...

What the hell is that motorbike at 00:38 thinking?

Effectively in the middle of the only remaining road left any cyclist coming could take...
07-31-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,766
Posted By ZHVelo

It's official, he can also climb. Pretty solid...

It's official, he can also climb. Pretty solid performance, left the likes of Carapaz, Yates, Landa in the dust (Vuelta a Burgos 2020 Stage 3).
07-29-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,210
Posted By ZHVelo

The more you ride the less it will hurt your ass....

The more you ride the less it will hurt your ass.

Also, try various saddles, go to a local shop and get their help and try out some.
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