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02-01-23, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By Juke41

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12-11-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By asgelle

Really? Because I've always understood clean air...

Really? Because I've always understood clean air hits the front of the bike and gets disturbed as it travels back.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,162
Posted By GhostRider62

Zwift's algo is bogus. If you want to cheat,...

Zwift's algo is bogus.

If you want to cheat, realize Zwift thinks a 70kg sphere has better aerodynamics than a long cylinder of the same mass.

SO, just put in the shortest height possible or...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,932
Posted By Koyote

These two changes are diametrically opposed: one...

These two changes are diametrically opposed: one gives you lower gearing, the other gives you higher gearing. Why would both be under consideration?

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Why would you be climbing on your 50t...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,915
Posted By tomato coupe

Golden Cheetah is great for stuff like this. My...

Golden Cheetah is great for stuff like this. My results from a solo 30 mile ride:
...
10-17-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 1,237,765
Posted By Hermes

We get that a lot on Fiesta Island. The road is...

We get that a lot on Fiesta Island. The road is one way and 25 mph. Cars are usually faster but not always. Cyclists generally stay to side and cars and other bikes can pass. Some riders ride 2 or...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,916
Posted By Symox

In praise of the ding ding

I recently went from whistling to alert walkers on paths and roads to using a (very cheap) bicycle bell. I'm really surprised how much more effective the bell is. I think people are trained to know...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By Koyote

I'd take two-year old Ultegra Di2 over Tiagra...

I'd take two-year old Ultegra Di2 over Tiagra every day of the week, regardless of price difference.
09-29-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,570
Posted By KPREN

This whole thread actually belongs in the new...

This whole thread actually belongs in the new Trolling forum because that is exactly what it is.
09-29-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,201
Posted By livedarklions

Anything people post on an internet forum is...

Anything people post on an internet forum is probably a poor indicator of performance.
09-28-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,440
Posted By Koyote

You did nothing wrong, but that won't stop this...

You did nothing wrong, but that won't stop this thread from going for eight pages.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By genejockey

You have a gazillion spacers under the stem, AND...

You have a gazillion spacers under the stem, AND it's turned up, AND it's still, what 4.25" below the saddle? Also, you have a setback seatpost with the saddle pushed back almost as far as it will...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By big john

You should be able to ride with just light...

You should be able to ride with just light pressure on the hands. This depends partially on your core muscles. Try floating your hands just off the bar, elbows bent, no death grip.
A fitting might...
09-27-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,201
Posted By Koyote

Should I also post my net worth, penis length,...

Should I also post my net worth, penis length, and annual mileage?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By spdntrxi

full disc always is better... unless it's like...

full disc always is better... unless it's like 50mph+ wind
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By tempocyclist

Disc. And this:

Disc.

And this:
09-23-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 74,448
Posted By Doge

The more efficient metabolism gets fat with the...

The more efficient metabolism gets fat with the fewest calories. The fattest for the same intake and output are the most efficient. Ask Indurain.

For this thread, I'd wager all things being...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By cxwrench

Always disc on back. If it was windy enough for...

Always disc on back. If it was windy enough for it to be dangerous they'd cancel the event. I worked for a women's pro team for a decade and they (even the smallest girls) ALWAYS used the rear disc....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By datlas

How about 808 Front and Disc in back?

How about 808 Front and Disc in back?
09-22-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,477
Posted By Broctoon

I really appreciate the insightful comments...

I really appreciate the insightful comments already offered, which have helped me think through what I’d like to get out of my training. I’ll address questions from burnthesheep below.
...
09-22-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,477
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​This was my experience as well.

​​​​​​This was my experience as well.
09-22-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,477
Posted By Hermes

burnthesheep I like your post a lot. It is...

burnthesheep I like your post a lot. It is very well written and thoughtful.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 689
Posted By RChung

By chance I saw one just a couple of days ago. I...

By chance I saw one just a couple of days ago. I was out doing some tests with a guy who wanted to estimate his CdA and Crr so had pruchased a Notio and a TyreWiz (two, actually), so we were...
09-15-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,873
Posted By livedarklions

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of...

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of driving, I've never been unreasonably inconvenienced by a cyclist. I do deliberately "get in the way" of a driver behind me when they're likely to take a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,150
Posted By datlas

Many aluminum rims have wear markers...

Many aluminum rims have wear markers (indentations) so you know when they are worn. Lifespan really depends on how much braking you have done, but yes you can wear them out.
09-07-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,730
Posted By seypat

Since I do both, the wrong garment choices in...

Since I do both, the wrong garment choices in running can be hazardous to one's health, as can the inadequate nipple protection. So many places for friction problems. :D
09-06-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,570
Posted By Maelochs

This thread is rydabent-approved.

This thread is rydabent-approved.
09-06-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,570
Posted By Mojo31

You probably also shake your head at the electric...

You probably also shake your head at the electric scooters that lay around everywhere in the urban areas.


Me too.
09-04-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,844
Posted By dedhed

Money shot ...

Money shot
https://www.bikeforums.net/news-announcements/388447-banned-users-43.html#post22635306
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-22, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By znomit

2004 Critérium du Dauphiné Details here: ...

2004 Critérium du Dauphiné

Details here:
https://www.bikeradar.com/features/favourite-tour-de-france-bikes/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By alcjphil

Mountain time trial

Mountain time trial
08-25-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,745
Posted By livedarklions

Honestly, I see very few people riding ina TT...

Honestly, I see very few people riding ina TT sort of position, which is what I think Ryda thinks all DF riders do. And he completely ignores that the large majority of DF bikes are some sort of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,751
Posted By caloso

Many riders, self included, will do workouts of...

Many riders, self included, will do workouts of repeated intervals at a certain effort, whether that’s measured by power or heart rate or just feel. So don’t be surprised if you see a rider go hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,751
Posted By caloso

What kind of workout is this? Do you just head...

What kind of workout is this? Do you just head out to do laps and then look for a rabbit to chase?
08-22-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,745
Posted By genejockey

My problem, with 10 bikes, is that I have to...

My problem, with 10 bikes, is that I have to switch my saddle bag every time I switch bikes. After being CLOSE to the situation you describe - the velcro straps that go over the saddle rails came...
08-22-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,730
Posted By livedarklions

Agreed. And she is 100% at fault for the crime of...

Agreed. And she is 100% at fault for the crime of running.
08-21-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,745
Posted By Barry2

People with a more expensive bike than OP. ...

People with a more expensive bike than OP.

Barry
08-21-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,745
Posted By tomato coupe

Would it have been okay if he had a $1500 bike?

Would it have been okay if he had a $1500 bike?
08-19-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,990
Posted By sean.hwy

Did you mean kmh instead of mph ? Is this...

Did you mean kmh instead of mph ?

Is this for real? Just doing 30mph solo on road bike ( not a TT bike ) it's almost impossible ( not sprinting for a few minutes )



article from 2017...
Forum: Triathlon
08-17-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,607
Posted By _ForceD_

I don’t have the answer. But if you don’t figure...

I don’t have the answer. But if you don’t figure it out, you could run a “messenger” string through as you pull the old cable out. Then connect the messenger string to the new cable and pull it back...
08-10-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 527,289
Posted By himespau

Holy cow, I feel like a rock star. I was cooling...

Holy cow, I feel like a rock star. I was cooling down after a group ride that I was supposed to be doing at z2 (yeah right, ride didn't have a set pace and I found a group too tempting not to chase)...
08-10-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By GhostRider62

Terry.....your 7 day load is over 180 TSS/day...

Terry.....your 7 day load is over 180 TSS/day with pretty high intensity? What is your TSB and CTL? You mention frequently your concern about overtraining. If your FTP is set correctly, this is a...
08-09-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 527,289
Posted By ridethecliche

I'm trying to get back into riding and doing the...

I'm trying to get back into riding and doing the PT stuff to be able to do it without the old issues popping up. Also have a giant tcx but it's a bit older. I would love a set of aero wheels for this...
08-07-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By Steve B.

Easiest method for R wheel removal and install is...

Easiest method for R wheel removal and install is to shift chain down to smallest cog. Makes it easier to get the chain back on the cassette when putting wheel back.
08-01-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,345
Posted By caloso

You must drink 8 glasses of water a day.

You must drink 8 glasses of water a day.
07-31-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,345
Posted By wolfchild

That's some pretty impressive trolling...

That's some pretty impressive trolling performance.
07-27-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,287
Posted By GhostRider62

A 2 hour ride at 50% of FTP is not the same...

A 2 hour ride at 50% of FTP is not the same stress as 1 hour at FTP.

One is a TSS of 100 and the other is a training stress of 50. Half the stress despite both burning the same calories (energy)...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,734
Posted By cyclezen

You know... liking and enjoying cycling, however...

You know... liking and enjoying cycling, however you find a way to do it, is a good thing. And some of your thoughts are certainly 'right on'.
But it's the way you present it. You obviously have a...
07-25-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,287
Posted By WhyFi

Sure, let me do the math for you: 1 minute...

Sure, let me do the math for you:

1 minute of hard work up a 6% grade = 1 minute of hard work on a flat grade.
1 minute of easy effort up a 6% grade = 1 minute of easy effort on a flat grade.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,734
Posted By alcjphil

I picked up on this. Anyone who is riding solo at...

I picked up on this. Anyone who is riding solo at this average speed is either lying or training for a pro contract. The only time I ever did an average speed that fast was in an individual time...
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