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12-10-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,656
Posted By ZHVelo

The problem with this for pros is that their 80%...

The problem with this for pros is that their 80% is so high, that the overall energy demands are so high. Even if at 80% Vo2max you miraculously used 50% fat oxidization and 50% CHO, the sheer energy...
12-10-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,656
Posted By ZHVelo

You will not be able to perform at any decent...

You will not be able to perform at any decent intensity for anything but short periods. High intensity (as measured as a % of threshold or of Vo2Max) requires mostly CHO as fuel.

If your goal is...
12-03-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By ZHVelo

Because it's fatty? I suggest crepes made...

Because it's fatty?

I suggest crepes made with low-fat milk and no eggs and top it off with sugar and jam. The sugar crystals will add crunchiness to every bite, heaven.

And all you did was...
12-03-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 5,208
Posted By ZHVelo

Only time I ever drafted was on a climb. I did...

Only time I ever drafted was on a climb. I did not want to immediately overtake and then maybe blow up as he was not going that much slower than me, so I sat in for a few minutes and then went back...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,566
Posted By ZHVelo

That is heavenly!

That is heavenly!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,566
Posted By ZHVelo

Crepes. I would love a crepes on a ride. It's...

Crepes. I would love a crepes on a ride. It's mostly carbs as well (I do mine with low-fat milk, no eggs and water and flour) either with jam and sugar, or even Nutella, maybe that one towards the...
11-18-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,042
Posted By ZHVelo

I see that my decision to block him was a good...

I see that my decision to block him was a good one.
11-18-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,042
Posted By ZHVelo

You should, riding in the mountains is...

You should, riding in the mountains is liberating. Even if it is tough. Once you reach the top, it is amazing.
11-17-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,042
Posted By ZHVelo

I don't remember where but someone maybe from a...

I don't remember where but someone maybe from a discord was riding near LA, and yes! there are proper climbs there, and I looked at a topographical map of the region and it is indeed just very hilly...
11-17-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,042
Posted By ZHVelo

It isn't just about getting up though, but about...

It isn't just about getting up though, but about how. You can get up with 34-28, too, but at what cadence? For pros that's fine, they output a lot more power, but for amateurs or hobby riders, do you...
11-16-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,042
Posted By ZHVelo

50-34 and 11-32, ride in the alps. You do...

50-34 and 11-32, ride in the alps.

You do theoretically spin out going downhill on 50-11, however, the speeds at which this happen are quite sufficient for me. I have never actually properly spun...
11-16-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 4,063
Posted By ZHVelo

It will end up with some form of...

It will end up with some form of continuous/incremental shifting without a cassette at all.
11-16-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,037
Posted By ZHVelo

I use the same whey powder I used when I was in...

I use the same whey powder I used when I was in the gym. It tastes well, mixes well, has good reviews, ingredients have little trash by the looks of it, and it has a lot of proteins (at the upper...
11-11-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,991
Posted By ZHVelo

That's amazing! And I bet, probably sounds...

That's amazing! And I bet, probably sounds hilarious. I am actually German so I try not to speak it at all because I think Germans speaking Schwiizerdütsch just sounds so awful, but sometimes it just...
11-10-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,991
Posted By ZHVelo

Where you learn that?!

Where you learn that?!
11-09-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By ZHVelo

That is not entirely true. For one, this is...

That is not entirely true. For one, this is largely due to fast food type food which sure as hell is full of fat and processed food. And fats themselves aren't all the same. Plant >>>> animal fat for...
11-09-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By ZHVelo

It works well because they are not at high...

It works well because they are not at high intensities. It depends on how the body produces energy. And at lower intensities it uses fat. For everyone. For most of the energy generation. And you can...
11-09-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By ZHVelo

Long jump inofficial world record also at...

Long jump inofficial world record also at altitude. But I don't know at what altitude they stop counting the jump as official.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 154,658
Posted By ZHVelo

So say 87 inseam * 2/3 = 58 so a 58 frame?

So say 87 inseam * 2/3 = 58 so a 58 frame?
11-09-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,991
Posted By ZHVelo

intervals.icu and make your own rides.

intervals.icu and make your own rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,473
Posted By ZHVelo

I went from somewhat expensive Rudy glasses to...

I went from somewhat expensive Rudy glasses to cheapish Uvex ones. The photochromatic ability of the cheaper Uvex is better and the comfort, too.

Only slight drawback is that if I face down, they...
10-08-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,681
Posted By ZHVelo

Maybe the fit is better?

Maybe the fit is better?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By ZHVelo

Northwave shoes

Does anyone have experience with these shoes? I have the Core Plus Wide at the moment, but am looking to upgrade. I am eyeing the Extreme GT 2 ones but am wondering if they would also suit my wider...
09-07-21, 01:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,353
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, it is very good to quickly see distance and...

Yes, it is very good to quickly see distance and elevation between two points. For a proper route that syncs to the bike computer I do it on Strava though (or ridewithgps and my bike computer does...
07-21-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 10,416
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).
07-17-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,813
Posted By ZHVelo

That is an interesting idea, I do eat rather...

That is an interesting idea, I do eat rather little meat for someone who is not vegetarian/vegan.
07-16-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,813
Posted By ZHVelo

Not sure how else to describe it. Feels a bit...

Not sure how else to describe it. Feels a bit like when it is close to dinner time and lunch was a long time ago. And as I said, eating makes it better. Which is what I don't totally get, I don't...
07-16-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,813
Posted By ZHVelo

Belly ache. Feels like it is totally empty.

Belly ache. Feels like it is totally empty.
07-13-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,813
Posted By ZHVelo

Thanks for all the thoughts, several things I can...

Thanks for all the thoughts, several things I can try out over the next few times.

And yes, right as I get to the top, seems like during the ride it does not occur / I don't notice it. And no,...
07-13-21, 02:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,813
Posted By ZHVelo

Ok I think I will try to cut back on the powder...

Ok I think I will try to cut back on the powder and dates, and just add something real, either a sandwich (I like that idea), or a quality bar that isn't just sugar, but some protein and slower...
07-12-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,813
Posted By ZHVelo

Thanks for the reply. I drink about 750ml per...

Thanks for the reply. I drink about 750ml per hour right from the start. I know some people who drink quite a bit less, I doubt it is that. The dates weigh 8g on average, most between 7-9g, so two...
07-11-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,919
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...
07-11-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,980
Posted By ZHVelo

Ummmm ...

Ummmm

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07-11-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,813
Posted By ZHVelo

Enough fuel but stomach empty?

So I noticed that when I don't start riding shortly after my breakfast at home, but instead eat and then drive to a mountain pass, I invariably have an upset stomach upon reaching the top. Fuel is...
06-29-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,254
Posted By ZHVelo

If you have two bikes with the same components at...

If you have two bikes with the same components at a similar price, why should weight then not also be a factor to consider next? Maybe fit comes before still, but at some point it is a valid factor...
06-24-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,564
Posted By ZHVelo

Varies from person to person, I took 4 days off...

Varies from person to person, I took 4 days off after the first shot (Moderna), just now after the second, had the worst headache of my life (I usually don't even get them) the day after, but already...
06-24-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,417
Posted By ZHVelo

Maybe it was fit for comfort, not aerodynamics.

Maybe it was fit for comfort, not aerodynamics.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,354
Posted By ZHVelo

And it is good practice to get out of the saddle,...

And it is good practice to get out of the saddle, no?
06-19-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By ZHVelo

Thank you, how can I do this? The Di2 only lets...

Thank you, how can I do this? The Di2 only lets me go into 34-13, it will not move to the 12 if I am in small chainring up front and I think I read on google that it is supposed to do this.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,354
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.
06-18-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By ZHVelo

I don't know, but I think I was just imagining...

I don't know, but I think I was just imagining things.

However, what did seem to help was raising the pulley by altering the B-screw. I did that last night and thought it was better. Today's ride...
06-17-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By ZHVelo

Ok methinks I will order the old style pulleys...

Ok methinks I will order the old style pulleys then. I am guessing it would be big chainring with larger cogs? That would be fine for me, you can always just go into the small ring one gear earlier,...
06-15-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By ZHVelo

Maybe I then need to ask the shop what lube they...

Maybe I then need to ask the shop what lube they had on.
06-15-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By ZHVelo

I just find it highly questionable. A half a turn...

I just find it highly questionable. A half a turn in the low limit screw has such an impact on observable noise, and noise between cogs? The 12 cog is silent but the 13 is loud? If size matters I...
06-15-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By ZHVelo

But that does not explain that some gears are...

But that does not explain that some gears are more quiet and that moving the position of the derailleur also seems to impact noise levels. Nor that after using lube there is basically silence for 20...
06-14-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By ZHVelo

Thank you for the replies!

Thank you for the replies!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,354
Posted By ZHVelo

You could just get 50-34 and 11-34 cassette....

You could just get 50-34 and 11-34 cassette. Still have the 50-11 for downhill and you have the 1-1 ratio as your lowest gear.
06-14-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By ZHVelo

New Ultegra Di2 Noise

Update
So I think I can update now, after yesterday's ride and also today where I tested for half an hour without re-lubing, raising the pulley solved this for me. If you pay attention you can still...
06-12-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By ZHVelo

Di2 E-Tube issues

Hi all,

I have two issues with e-tube

1. For synchro shift for the coming down selection I can only select 2nd to 4th cogs to perform the shift to the small ring up front. I would like to try...
06-06-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 712
Posted By ZHVelo

Update: And I will add this to the OP in case...

Update: And I will add this to the OP in case someone has a similar issue: I finally (I got a new bike in the meantime so wasn't too bothered, but recently due to bad weather I started doing indoor...
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