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Posted By colnago62

You are arguing with guys who have been at this...

You are arguing with guys who have been at this for a long time at a pretty high level. You are new. If it were me, I would soak up as much of this valuable info possible and try it out.
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Views: 2,041
Posted By colnago62

GB Is Out Of Medal Contention

https://www.velonews.com/events/olympics/olympic-drama-as-denmark-collides-with-great-britain-rider-in-team-pursuit/
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Posted By colnago62

I Found This

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x405/3b759563_f39e_4448_beb8_24c9d019ba66_88a6dda861ee72ce31f038acd27a3ec64631b10a.jpeg
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Posted By colnago62

Argon was quick to post that it was not their...

Argon was quick to post that it was not their bars on the bike that broke.
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Posted By colnago62

If referring to the womanís team pursuit, It was...

If referring to the womanís team pursuit, It was mentioned that the Germanís time was so fast that it forced everybody push their original pace.
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Posted By colnago62

Rebecca Twigg

A friend of mine posted this picture on his Facebook sit. This was in her early years when she started to become known as being a successful bike racer. She is the tiny figure in the middle.

...
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Posted By colnago62

That truly was a sad day when Alpenrose closed...

That truly was a sad day when Alpenrose closed for good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

This is why I have carbon wheels with aluminum...

This is why I have carbon wheels with aluminum brake tracks. I am basically a chicken on descents and rise my brakes a lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

Its more like keeping it real.

Its more like keeping it real.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

Contributing nothing to the post again I see.

Contributing nothing to the post again I see.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

Longer not the same not shorter, longer. Also we...

Longer not the same not shorter, longer. Also we were talking about if the riders were isolated, not near the team car, remember. You were saying the rider could remove the wheel faster. Did you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

It is an accurate description of the behavior you...

It is an accurate description of the behavior you are exhibiting.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

I canít bench 500lbs​​​​​ so it is clearly...

I canít bench 500lbs​​​​​ so it is clearly impossible. An example of willful ignorance.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

Willful Ignorance you are deliberately being...

Willful Ignorance you are deliberately being ignorant on a subject.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

Willful Ignorance

Willful Ignorance
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

I have a fast car. Willful Ignorance

I have a fast car. Willful Ignorance
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

Yes, actually it does. Willful Ignorance

Yes, actually it does. Willful Ignorance
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

Enos in itís current and previous iterations also...

Enos in itís current and previous iterations also won on rim brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

It is a very slow wheel change. Even flats where...

It is a very slow wheel change. Even flats where the team car is right there, you will see them get the spare bike out. Perfect example of that is when Cavendish flatted close to the finish, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

That might true in general, but in this...

That might true in general, but in this particular situation, UAE was riding disc bikes in previous stages. I donít think it was because the riders didnít trust discs, they had other reasons.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

Not sure what this means.

Not sure what this means.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

What a super light weight bike allows a team to...

What a super light weight bike allows a team to do is add weight without it being a penalty. For example, adding a power meter or deeper section wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,905
Posted By colnago62

I do think rim brakes are aimed square at the...

I do think rim brakes are aimed square at the high performance Market. Most people donít need to make hyper fast wheel changes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,905
Posted By colnago62

Trek doesnít really advertise it, but they do...

Trek doesnít really advertise it, but they do have a rim brake Madone. I have one coming in August. No one knows for sure, but there is talk the the new Dura Ace will also be available in rim brake...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

My guess is that the team felt this was a...

My guess is that the team felt this was a critical stage and wanted to be able to have the riders be able to give Pogacar a wheel if needed. It is much faster with quick release wheels than disc...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

The UCI has a minimum weight cap. Bikes canít be...

The UCI has a minimum weight cap. Bikes canít be lighter than a certain weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

No. Levers and rotors

No. Levers and rotors
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,905
Posted By colnago62

Funny you should mention this;Team UAE which has...

Funny you should mention this;Team UAE which has the Yellow Jersey, are riding rim brakes on todays stage.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,396
Posted By colnago62

UAE On Rim Brakes

UAE chose rim brake bikes for todayís stage in the Tour. One of the descents is the one that Sagan crashed on in 2018. A very technical drop, which makes their choice interesting. The team must feel...
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Posted By colnago62

Bummer. That looks like a nice velodrome, though.

Bummer. That looks like a nice velodrome, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 04:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,905
Posted By colnago62

That probably wonít happen

That probably wonít happen
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,788
Posted By colnago62

There really arenít men and woman saddles, just...

There really arenít men and woman saddles, just ones that fit you and ones that donít. You need to find a fitter or shop that can accurately measure your wifeís sit bones and then recommend a saddle...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,248
Posted By colnago62

Maybe try eating some food during your ride. You...

Maybe try eating some food during your ride. You are probably burning up around 4-5 hundred calories an hour and you could just be getting depleted.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,905
Posted By colnago62

I also doubt they will drop tubeless. There is a...

I also doubt they will drop tubeless. There is a market for it. It is like S Works bikes; they are aimed at the racing market. Most people donít care about the small weight savings that the frames...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,934
Posted By colnago62

A lot of mistakes were made in the wind tunnel...

A lot of mistakes were made in the wind tunnel also. Early on TT bike fitting, the philosophy was use a wing tunnel to set up the lowest most aero position possible. However, that position didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,905
Posted By colnago62

Who is using tubeless in the peloton this year? I...

Who is using tubeless in the peloton this year? I know more than a few were last year. I wonder if anybody stuck with it? I am pretty sure Specialized knows what their goals are for the market. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,905
Posted By colnago62

your assumption is that they built these for...

your assumption is that they built these for recreational market. I believe these are were built for the competitive market.
07-06-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,872
Posted By colnago62

Pacific Race Ways (SIR to us old timers) in Kent,...

Pacific Race Ways (SIR to us old timers) in Kent, Washington does a series.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,905
Posted By colnago62

According to Cycling Tips.Com: According to...

According to Cycling Tips.Com:
According to Roval, the greater (compression) force put on a rim by a tubeless tyre requires extra material, ďand that extra mass would have outweighed the benefits of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,516
Posted By colnago62

🤣🤣🤣😂😆

🤣🤣🤣😂😆
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,516
Posted By colnago62

The word you are looking for is not mute.

The word you are looking for is not mute.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,061
Posted By colnago62

I have had some issues with my Bolt in terms of...

I have had some issues with my Bolt in terms of BT connectivity. It started after an update. Another update seem to fix it, but it does occur occasionally. Most of my rides start and end at home....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,191
Posted By colnago62

I carry a rain vest made by Castelli. I am sure...

I carry a rain vest made by Castelli. I am sure every clothing company has on though. I also found these rain nickers by Assos that are great.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,061
Posted By colnago62

I have the Bolt and 520 Plus I use at the...

I have the Bolt and 520 Plus I use at the Velodrome. I use Training Peaks for data but both Wahoo and Garmin apps give similar ride data
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 983
Posted By colnago62

If it is an aero frame it probably has a...

If it is an aero frame it probably has a proprietary seat post.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By colnago62

I am wondering how they even had a complete group...

I am wondering how they even had a complete group left in their store. Normally, shops donít buy complete groups. I am having a hard time believing this story.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,401
Posted By colnago62

Trek has them built into their frames.

Trek has them built into their frames.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,022
Posted By colnago62

the term kit is used by a lot activities and hows...

the term kit is used by a lot activities and hows back a long way. When I was in Boy Scouts we used the term mess kit for our eating utensils.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,022
Posted By colnago62

A jersey helps keep sweat from flinging off your...

A jersey helps keep sweat from flinging off your body on to other people.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,782
Posted By colnago62

Maybe true, May not be true. There is this fact...

Maybe true, May not be true. There is this fact that many, many cyclists in the days of steel bikes never used a torgue wrench to tighten anything on their bike with zero disaster. The same applies...
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