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02-01-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By Iride01

Have you done the test more than once? And did...

Have you done the test more than once? And did you save it or whatever it asks to accept it? If it finds you peak somewhere and can't perform at the numbers it ask, then I'd expect that the next time...
02-01-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Don't overthink this too much. You get an FTP...

Don't overthink this too much. You get an FTP that's somewhat close and get to work. You're going to use that FTP as a relative exertion level for structured workouts, like LSD, SST, tempo work,...
01-30-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By Iride01

I've never tried to do one. However just do what...

I've never tried to do one. However just do what it tells you to do even to the point of failure. I'd expect that's part of what they are doing is finding out where your limits are. So if you...
01-30-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By KerryIrons

Across this industry there is a well-documented...

Across this industry there is a well-documented history of overestimating performance, whether that be calorie burn or some other parameter. Estimators built into devices with no context are bound...
01-29-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By burnthesheep

This sounds like a ramp test. Did you do this...

This sounds like a ramp test. Did you do this indoors? On an erg or free ride on a fluid trainer?

I would say with the stair steps being quite specific for a ramp test you would need to do this on...
09-13-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,393
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Try one of these low cost, low tech "devices",...

Try one of these low cost, low tech "devices", requires no batteries, microchips or yelling. Understood in all languages....
09-13-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,393
Posted By gpburdell

From back in my motorcycling days I carried two...

From back in my motorcycling days I carried two thoughts in mind:
- I am invisible
- Everyone else is trying to kill me

In practice, this means you assume nobody knows you're there until they...
09-13-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,504
Posted By DOS

Was that price for titanium? Mine are cromo. Back...

Was that price for titanium? Mine are cromo. Back in 2018 when I started this thread, it was hard to find a replacement, and Look was no help. I was able to find a replacement for $45 on Walmart...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,641
Posted By genejockey

The new owners also own Cervelo, Santa Cruz,...

The new owners also own Cervelo, Santa Cruz, Focus and several other bike brands.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,641
Posted By helmet4000

Saw this severing of Specialized's ties with a LBS

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x701/screenshot_from_2021_09_10_19_05_50_74a22e84977bd7b1033823e7ad61e65e4058ba6b.png

Such a strange business practice...
09-05-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 7,688
Posted By GlennR

When my son started at age 15 doing triathlons...

When my son started at age 15 doing triathlons and crits on his on a Specialized Allez with 105 ($700) and regularly finished ahead of others with much more expensive bikes. At 17 he saved up enough...
08-26-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,693
Posted By chaadster

I donít use and cannot speak to the Garmin...

I donít use and cannot speak to the Garmin software, but I have been doing power-based training with a cycling coach for 11 years and have some thoughts which may be helpful to you.

First, I would...
08-25-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,698
Posted By Troul

secure the home using wifi from the phone, pay...

secure the home using wifi from the phone, pay with app, shuttle service to destination.
08-20-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By EaOutlaw1969

https://youtu.be/ja0XolHoGbw

https://youtu.be/ja0XolHoGbw
08-20-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By EaOutlaw1969

Updated Frankenstand mostly done with change

I have made many changes to my wheel truing stand, It started out of necessity and at first I was happy with just being able to get a wheel trued and dished.. Well it has now turned into an addition...
08-14-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By KKBHH

That photo has great impact. A photoshop expert...

That photo has great impact. A photoshop expert might reduce contrast. The backward fork is funny but is there a weird castor effect or not ?

Personally, I would recommend bicycling in Prospect...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,579
Posted By Badger6

I own both. A rim brake (direct mount) equipped...

I own both. A rim brake (direct mount) equipped SL6, and an SL7. The SL6 was built up from a “pro” frame using Ultegra Di2 and DT Swiss AERC 1400 wheels, the SL7 was purchased as an “expert” with C38...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-11-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,722
Posted By guy153

Yes I just eagerly went to have a look... and saw...

Yes I just eagerly went to have a look... and saw something about "unboxing a dengfu".
Forum: Framebuilders
08-11-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,722
Posted By unterhausen

That might be a good channel, but it's the wrong...

That might be a good channel, but it's the wrong meaning of "building a frame"
08-11-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By nickc3

Not dust, damage. that said, I took to LBS. ...

Not dust, damage.

that said, I took to LBS. they took care of it for $20. probably took them 30 seconds - but they did it while i waited and my wheel is back in service. worth it. i didn't see...
08-09-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,580
Posted By philbob57

Yup, TRK on a dropped bar bike. I'm usually on...

Yup, TRK on a dropped bar bike. I'm usually on the hoods, rarely on the drops. I think I'd prefer less padding; my shorts all have thin pads. but it's good enough. Note that I bought the first TRK...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,457
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd be scared to ride down that, especially with...

I'd be scared to ride down that, especially with those circular things in the pavement.:o
08-06-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By urbanknight

This is what I do as well, and use the front axle...

This is what I do as well, and use the front axle to align the handlebar, and the rear tire and top tube for the saddle. I know it's a little anal retentive, but it feels good to know it's that...
08-05-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By HillRider

If there is a crack joining the two original...

If there is a crack joining the two original riv-nut holes, oversize riv-nuts are likely to make the situation worse. I agree an interior metal backing plate is a very good idea. I'd use a piece...
08-05-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By Iride01

Inseam isn't your pant size. It's snug in the...

Inseam isn't your pant size. It's snug in the crotch to the floor. I don't care if you wear shoes but don't have stiletto's on. Most will want no shoes.

I use a carpenters steel tape measure. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,801
Posted By MinnMan

The younger me would have loved it. And I was a...

The younger me would have loved it. And I was a night owl long after my bar-closing days were finished. Even into my late 40s or early 50s, I was commonly awake until 2 or 3 AM.

Now I go to bed...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,801
Posted By MinnMan

Aw, come on. You must have seen it from the...

Aw, come on. You must have seen it from the other side.......when you were young.

I well remember as a youngster, moving from the east coast the west, and being offended by the 2 AM closing time...
08-02-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,335
Posted By 2cam16

US. You keep on posting a link that you can only...

US. You keep on posting a link that you can only view within Japan. :foo:
07-31-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By zandoval

I hear Ya! But they won't be any cheaper at the...

I hear Ya! But they won't be any cheaper at the bike shop. Question is, do they need replacement?
07-30-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By zandoval

Finding a bike shop that will do it in a...

Finding a bike shop that will do it in a reasonable amount of time... Ha. Think... 60 to 80 bucks and hope they do it right!

Do it yourself... Fun Fun Fun... for 35.00 USD. Don't be afraid.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-30-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By Mahamattie

Framebuilding suppliers in Canada

Hi there, just wondering If anyone knows of any Canadian based suppliers or distributors of chomoly tubing (excluding aircraftspruce)? I don't mean "will ship to Canada" but actually based in Canada...
07-29-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By KJK

The cable tension is holding that cover in place....

The cable tension is holding that cover in place. Once you loosen the cables from their respective derailleurs, that cover should pretty much just pop out.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,339
Posted By Wilmingtech

Ive got the Ridley Noah SL Disc with Di2. So I do...

Ive got the Ridley Noah SL Disc with Di2. So I do not have the shifter cables running through the frame but rather just the Di2 cables. I am pretty sure the frame is setup for all 4 wires though and...
07-29-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,762
Posted By Wilmingtech

I need to clean it up there under the saddle. I...

I need to clean it up there under the saddle. I also want to mount the Varia off the saddle. I think the performance of the radar and the overall look of the bike would greatly improve. It does slide...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,334
Posted By PeteHski

Only with Pogacar sat on it. He would have still...

Only with Pogacar sat on it. He would have still won on any of the other bikes ridden in the tour.
07-28-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,335
Posted By Snotrub

Japan has to be losing their posteriors with no...

Japan has to be losing their posteriors with no event ticket sales, merchandise sales, on site vending sales, hotel tax, gasoline tax, public transportation revenue, etc. I will say that it has been...
07-26-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,855
Posted By fishboat

I was rolling at a good clip down a slight hill...

I was rolling at a good clip down a slight hill on a MUP a few years ago. Dead tired, long ride, HOT day, head looking down resting..a couple miles from the end of the ride. MUP was through a swamp...
07-26-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,855
Posted By kahn

Rental SUV outside of Durango. It was like "what...

Rental SUV outside of Durango. It was like "what happened..." as we gasped in the airbag smoke and powder. Front end was really smashed in and deer was very dead. Next day at the rental agency,...
07-26-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,855
Posted By Lakerat

Like Iride01, a friend of mine had no...

Like Iride01, a friend of mine had no recollection of getting run over by an elk near Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He worked in town and commuted to his house outside of town and one evening his wife...
07-26-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,580
Posted By icemilkcoffee

When I started cycling last year I followed a lot...

When I started cycling last year I followed a lot of websites' recommendation and leaned forward with a flat back. I got numbness as soon as I went past 20 miles. I found that you cannot just...
07-26-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,855
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve come very close a couple of times while...

Iíve come very close a couple of times while touring. If Iím descending in an are where I think they might be present I have taken to shouting ďYo, deer!Ē
07-26-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,855
Posted By Cougrrcj

I've nailed one with the car, and missed another...

I've nailed one with the car, and missed another by inches while I was riding my motorcycle at night. That last one REALLY got the adrenaline pumping!!! By the time I saw it standing in the middle...
07-23-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,580
Posted By Iride01

And you've tried saddles with various width cut...

And you've tried saddles with various width cut outs? Too wide can be as bad as too narrow for some. Experimented with saddle tilt?

The bones that you sit on are not just two knobs a set distance...
07-23-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,580
Posted By 79pmooney

Some of comments, no recommendation. One - there...

Some of comments, no recommendation. One - there are so many different seats that it is a near given that the seat that fits your butt perfectly (when set up to the proper location and tilt) is out...
07-18-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,166
Posted By Juan Foote

To be fair, if I were going to call out anyone...

To be fair, if I were going to call out anyone for pulling over and doing a line on stage 18 it would be Danny Martin. That guy was blown on the first climb and had one hell of a comeback.
08-11-17, 03:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,616
Posted By FBOATSB

My family Doc turned me on to plain old...

My family Doc turned me on to plain old cornstarch and it has worked for me for years. Keeps you dry and lubricated at the same time. Reapply as often as you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-06, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,762
Posted By waterrockets

+1 Fighting the wind is inefficient since...

+1

Fighting the wind is inefficient since the power required goes up with the cube of your speed. Power required to go up a hill is more efficient since gravity fights us linearly, and the wind...
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