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09-18-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,287
Posted By caloso

I disabled live segments too. I would be doing an...

I disabled live segments too. I would be doing an interval set and trying to concentrate on it, when it would pop up telling me I’m on a segment that I created. Really annoying.
09-17-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 431
Posted By caloso

I'd just put those in jersey pockets. All that...

I'd just put those in jersey pockets. All that will fit, plus phone, food, arm warmers, etc.
Forum: Introductions
09-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By caloso

Welcome from Sacramento!

Welcome from Sacramento!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,667
Posted By caloso

I would say an overt invitation is the rider...

I would say an overt invitation is the rider tapping their hip. Even more overt is to say out loud "hop on."
09-15-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 935
Posted By caloso

The question is: which end do you peel from?

The question is: which end do you peel from?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,667
Posted By caloso

Sitting 3 bike lengths back would be even weirder...

Sitting 3 bike lengths back would be even weirder and more annoying because it’s too far back to get a decent draft.
09-14-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,241
Posted By caloso

This is awesome. Keep going!

This is awesome. Keep going!
09-14-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,708
Posted By caloso

It depends on the tire and tube (or lack of one)....

It depends on the tire and tube (or lack of one). My nice race wheels with latex tubes need topping off every time I ride. My tubeless CX/gravel set every other time. My training/commuting wheels...
09-14-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 411,454
Posted By caloso

How are the Green Muds on grass and dry hard...

How are the Green Muds on grass and dry hard pack? I have a set, but since we're in a drought, I was wondering if it was worth mounting them up.
09-13-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 728
Posted By caloso

For me, the harder the effort, the longer my...

For me, the harder the effort, the longer my warmup needs to be.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 491
Posted By caloso

Old tire user here too. I just wear them down to...

Old tire user here too. I just wear them down to the cords.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,667
Posted By caloso

"Hi, mind if I sit on?" If the answer is no,...

"Hi, mind if I sit on?"

If the answer is no, then either pass them or sit up and allow a gap to form. If the answer is yes, then offer to rotate and share the work. But don't just sit back there...
09-13-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By caloso

What shelbyfv said.

What shelbyfv said.
09-13-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,896
Posted By caloso

African or European?

African or European?
09-13-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,287
Posted By caloso

Nice! I'm now even more impressed. And, apropos...

Nice! I'm now even more impressed. And, apropos of the OP's original question, I'm now motivated to ride it myself.
09-13-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,287
Posted By caloso

I’m impressed how much bike traffic there is on...

I’m impressed how much bike traffic there is on the Richmond Bridge.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 491
Posted By caloso

I like the idea of a dedicated trainer wheel, but...

I like the idea of a dedicated trainer wheel, but as others have said, 10 and 11-speed cassettes have different cog spacing. Some 10-speed wheels can be upgraded to 11 with a freehub body swap. ...
09-10-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 609
Posted By caloso

One advantage of being a rim-brake holdout is...

One advantage of being a rim-brake holdout is that I've picked up a bunch of nice wheels for a song. It's just so nice and convenient to throw on a different set of wheels in literally less than a...
Forum: Introductions
09-10-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By caloso

Welcome! We were in SB earlier this summer for a...

Welcome! We were in SB earlier this summer for a wedding. Looks like lots of great riding there. We didn't bring our bikes, but did a cruiser ride down on the beach path, and we ran the stairs at...
09-10-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,287
Posted By caloso

I've taken to doing interval work on the ring...

I've taken to doing interval work on the ring road around the local 9-hole muni golf course. Looks like I'm far and away the Local Legend on that loop: 169 efforts in the last 90 days. Funny thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By caloso

Wait. So you had a 34t cassette and then you...

Wait. So you had a 34t cassette and then you took it off because you weren't riding up big hills, but now you are riding up big hills and wondering if you need lower gearing? Why not put the 34t...
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By caloso

Awesome bike. A couple of things to consider. ...

Awesome bike. A couple of things to consider. Tubular cross tires may not be the best bet for commuting, but they're still the choice for a lot of CXers, and you might be able to sell them. Also,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 777
Posted By caloso

It's a ducted fan that I use to dry out my...

It's a ducted fan that I use to dry out my basement floor when it seeps in the winter. (We've been in a drought so haven't had to use it for that purpose in a while). It really blasts the air in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 777
Posted By caloso

Same. I have big pedestal fan and an air mover...

Same. I have big pedestal fan and an air mover that I put just in front of my front wheel, angled up to blast my chest.
09-07-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,784
Posted By caloso

I agree. Do not wear 25 year old shorts.

I agree. Do not wear 25 year old shorts.
09-07-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16,595
Views: 1,036,086
Posted By caloso

Yeah, I'm still not clear on how the progressions...

Yeah, I'm still not clear on how the progressions are suppose to work. I really expected my anaerobic to go up since I hit all the targets and marked it as "moderate." It wasn't easy--I don't think...
09-07-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16,595
Views: 1,036,086
Posted By caloso

A series of anaerobic intervals this morning....

A series of anaerobic intervals this morning. They get shorter and harder with decreasing rests. Is it weird that I love these kinds of workouts? I dread threshold work, but I always look forward...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,590
Posted By caloso

A 46-36 crankset might be right for you. This is...

A 46-36 crankset might be right for you. This is a fairly standard CX set up for those of us who still have doubles.
09-06-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By caloso

This sounds right to me.

This sounds right to me.
09-05-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,784
Posted By caloso

To actually answer the OPís question, the...

To actually answer the OPís question, the benefits include proper cut to fit without bunching or sagging while you are in the riding position ( as opposed to sitting up straight), a lack of seams in...
09-05-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,784
Posted By caloso

Just to even things out, I wear a cycling jersey...

Just to even things out, I wear a cycling jersey and bibs when I play rugby.
09-04-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,784
Posted By caloso

The more comfortable I am, the more I enjoy the...

The more comfortable I am, the more I enjoy the ride, and I am most comfortable in good quality, well fitted jersey and bibs. I’m a big believer in paying whatever is necessary for contact points, so...
09-04-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16,595
Views: 1,036,086
Posted By caloso

Local boy Neilson Powless showed up on the River...

Local boy Neilson Powless showed up on the River Ride this morning. He just casually rode off the front and let us chase on the way out to the first sprint but sat up with about a mile to make...
09-03-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 606
Posted By caloso

I get two new kits each season, so I've...

I get two new kits each season, so I've accumulated plenty of clothes. For the most part I hang on to them for riding on the trainer, under tights, whatever.
09-03-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16,595
Views: 1,036,086
Posted By caloso

Was able to get out of the office on time for...

Was able to get out of the office on time for once so I was able to do 90-ish minutes at endurance on the "commute" home last night, which meant a 25 mile detour. Home in time for dinner.
09-02-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By caloso

Stay out of the wind as much as possible.

Stay out of the wind as much as possible.
09-02-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,849
Posted By caloso

If they donít enjoy it, why do you think people...

If they donít enjoy it, why do you think people go on group rides?
09-01-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,849
Posted By caloso

There are plenty of groups that are not “out for...

There are plenty of groups that are not “out for blood.”
08-31-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 940
Posted By caloso

New riders tend to use too big of a gear and mash...

New riders tend to use too big of a gear and mash a slow cadence, which can be uncomfortable and put stress on the knees, so you'll see a lot of advice to increase cadence. Don't think that applies...
08-31-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,152
Posted By caloso

Ride straight at them.

Ride straight at them.
08-31-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By caloso

I’d put a thin spot of super glue on it to keep...

I’d put a thin spot of super glue on it to keep it from unraveling.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,319
Posted By caloso

Agreed. It’s a sign that a rider can’t or won’t...

Agreed. It’s a sign that a rider can’t or won’t ride at the group speed. If you feel strong then go to the front and pull all day, but half wheeling is a jerk move.
08-27-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16,595
Views: 1,036,086
Posted By caloso

I did 15"/15" on/offs this morning (Hunger -3 on...

I did 15"/15" on/offs this morning (Hunger -3 on TR). These workouts where the "offs" are not truly off just suck, and with a dumb trainer, it takes a huge amount of concentration to put any wattage...
Forum: Introductions
08-27-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By caloso

Awesome. Welcome from Sacramento!

Awesome. Welcome from Sacramento!
08-27-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By caloso

I had the J&J. Fluish feeling the day after, some...

I had the J&J. Fluish feeling the day after, some lingering fatigue and shakiness the day after that. By the 3rd day I felt 100%. You might shoot your doctor an email.
08-26-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,421
Posted By caloso

Maybe raise the bottom bracket a few mm for...

Maybe raise the bottom bracket a few mm for clearance and ovalize the top tube to make it more comfortable in case you need to carry it on your shoulder.
08-26-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,670
Posted By caloso

Ride 6 or 7 days most weeks 10-12 hours ...

Ride 6 or 7 days most weeks
10-12 hours
120-180 miles
08-26-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By caloso

For me that means my wifi has dropped out.

For me that means my wifi has dropped out.
08-26-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,421
Posted By caloso

The local U-18 CX champ does the River Ride...

The local U-18 CX champ does the River Ride (local Saturday morning world championships) on his CX bike with road tires. He needs to spin a bit quicker on the flats due to lower gearing, but it...
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