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07-28-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,082
Posted By caloso

Anything under 90 minutes, I do on just coffee.

Anything under 90 minutes, I do on just coffee.
07-28-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By chas58

I've always used Maxxis Rambler tires. Very...

I've always used Maxxis Rambler tires. Very fast, very light, great traction, low rolling resistance. Couldn't ask for more (unless its muddy). They do clear mud well for short patches of mud....
07-28-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,082
Posted By WhyFi

For a 45 minute ride first thing in the morning,...

For a 45 minute ride first thing in the morning, food and energy stores shouldn't be an issue, unless you're doing something horrendously wrong with your eating habits, like outright starving...
07-28-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,082
Posted By Badger6

Sleep 8 hours (go to bed by 10), wake about one...

Sleep 8 hours (go to bed by 10), wake about one hour before I plan to depart. Eat healthy food all day, alcohol in moderation (1-2 drinks max the evening before), cup of espresso and a Stroopwaffel...
07-28-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,480
Posted By chaadster

The complexity is in the system design, and the...

The complexity is in the system design, and the difficulty is in the setup process.

If we accept that anything on a bike is hard to do— something I think we must— then I’d say that canti setup is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,673
Posted By WhyFi

But can it slow/stop without overheating or...

But can it slow/stop without overheating or fading?
07-15-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By redlude97

Anyther option might be the rene herse steilacoom...

Anyther option might be the rene herse steilacoom https://www.renehersecycles.com/shop/components/tires/700c/700cx38-steilacoom/ I think that is what Jan runs when he races around here
07-15-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,650
Posted By WhyFi

I stop at the nipples.

I stop at the nipples.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,673
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...
07-12-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,105
Posted By mstateglfr

Hi, my name is mstateglfr and I wear earbuds when...

Hi, my name is mstateglfr and I wear earbuds when riding.

You mentioned being able to hear cars approaching, so I figured I would add to that part of the discussion since I also mentioned the...
07-06-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,182
Posted By genejockey

If you go over it, then by definition, it's not...

If you go over it, then by definition, it's not your MaxHR. Maybe your aerobic threshold?
06-30-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 633
Posted By Rolla

The OP's bottom bracket is a press-fit unit. He...

The OP's bottom bracket is a press-fit unit. He needs a bearing press, not a wrench.

...
06-30-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 633
Posted By himespau

Can't count the number of people who have felt...

Can't count the number of people who have felt the click through the pedals and have been sure it was the BB only to have it be rear axle, seatpost, headset, pedals, etc.
06-30-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,000
Posted By terrymorse

I'm not seeing evidence that lightweight bikes...

I'm not seeing evidence that lightweight bikes are "fragile".

On the contrary, modern carbon parts and frames are often stronger and stiffer than the heavier stuff they replace.

The UCI weight...
06-23-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,499
Posted By Koyote

This has tremendous potential, but I'd rather not...

This has tremendous potential, but I'd rather not get banned.
06-23-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,596
Posted By indyfabz

https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/001/2...

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By Dan333SP

Popped in to check on BF, saw a thread about a...

Popped in to check on BF, saw a thread about a shirtless, helmetless dude racing unaware strangers on a hybrid and crashing on a group ride... this forum does not disappoint.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
06-22-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,143
Posted By Darth Lefty

There's two technologies that have blown open...

There's two technologies that have blown open e-bikes. One is lithium batteries, obviously, and the other is brushless motors. I was racing R/C cars 15 years ago and saw this start to happen. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By indyfabz

And the next day you can ride up to Hooiser Pass...

And the next day you can ride up to Hooiser Pass (11,542'). Only about 2,000' of climbing from the center of Breckenridge but higher than Vail Pass. Start early before traffic. Get a photo next to...
06-21-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,302
Posted By 2old

Good point, except it could be a lot different if...

Good point, except it could be a lot different if you wanted to return it and you could take it to a local COSTCO store vs boxing up and paying return freight.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,120
Posted By KJ43

Jenson still has the resin finned pads (L03A) in...

Jenson still has the resin finned pads (L03A) in stock for a great price. I just got a set today.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,027
Posted By WhyFi

I've never used the Endurance formula, but...

I've never used the Endurance formula, but regular Orange Seal has never given me a reason to look elsewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,901
Posted By caloso

Seems reasonable. Regardless of the legality, it...

Seems reasonable. Regardless of the legality, it would have been unsafe to cross in that situation so good for the riders up front to call stopping. The guy who ran it was unsafe and the riders in...
06-11-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,576
Posted By Badger6

I mean, yeah hangin out in 10 wears the...

I mean, yeah hangin out in 10 wears the chain...maybe those folks need to embrace their power and get a bigger chainring. I did. 46t. Fixed that real quick. Honestly I'd have probably gone to a 48,...
06-11-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,576
Posted By mstateglfr

But actual weighing of compnents has shown it to...

But actual weighing of compnents has shown it to not be significantly less weight.

As this thread shows though, words are fun and what you think is significant may not be significant to me.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,027
Posted By WhyFi

It probably won't dry out, but why not just...

It probably won't dry out, but why not just remove it and put it back in the bottle so that it doesn't make a mess in transport?

Also, if these tires are completely seated (witness line visible...
06-01-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,130
Posted By Rolla

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05-31-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,046
Posted By terrymorse

No carbon fiber or aluminum? That eliminates...

No carbon fiber or aluminum?

That eliminates all air travel, then.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,082
Posted By DangerousDanR

Yes, it is somewhat of an enigma. Sorry but I...

Yes, it is somewhat of an enigma. Sorry but I couldn't resist that comment.
05-18-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,023
Posted By Eric F

These things are rarely tube issues. If the...

These things are rarely tube issues. If the punctures were in the same spot, I suspect there's an issue with the rim. In your case, check the stem hole for anything sharp or unusual. Sometimes,...
05-13-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,879
Posted By chas58

Yeah, bigger tires, longer wheelbase, but similar...

Yeah, bigger tires, longer wheelbase, but similar handling.

Canyon has 3 off road drop bar bikes. I think it is great to have the diversity. Not sure I wan to put 28-32mm tires on a grizl, but...
05-12-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,724
Posted By scottfsmith

They are 37.2mm wide on the 25 internal rims,...

They are 37.2mm wide on the 25 internal rims, tubeless. This is after several weeks of being mounted so the initial stretching should have happened. They were less than 35mm on the 20mm ID rims,...
05-12-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By Reflector Guy

:popcorn

:popcorn
05-11-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By Chuck M

I found the live segments to be annoying so I...

I found the live segments to be annoying so I disabled them on my Garmin. Were KOMs important to me, I may look at it differently but the routes I ride seem to have a lot of Strava segments and them...
05-07-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,180
Posted By Badger6

Based on the recommendations and honest...

Based on the recommendations and honest assessment of the Easton bars, I sprang for the PRO Discover Carbon bars and the stem. Should have everything early next week. Im currently on 42cm bars, but...
05-06-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,814
Posted By growlerdinky

I'm okay with TdF type riders, but those MFn...

I'm okay with TdF type riders, but those MFn Strade Bianche type riders really get under my very, very, very thin skin.
05-03-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,895
Posted By Russ Roth

You just have to learn how to pack like its a...

You just have to learn how to pack like its a game of tetris, and nothing will shift when I blow past a durango around the corners without slowing down. :p
...
05-03-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,895
Posted By tomato coupe

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05-03-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,046
Posted By indyfabz

Have you not thought for one second about why...

Have you not thought for one second about why "pro bikers" don't train that way? I mean, do you really think you have stumbled onto something pros and their coaches have overlooked for so long?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,001
Posted By WhyFi

It may not manifest on the stopwatch, but it...

It may not manifest on the stopwatch, but it certainly affects handling feel. Bikes with lighter rims/tires feel much more fun and responsive to changes in orientation (less weight, lower angular...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,349
Posted By WhyFi

Lol.

Lol.
04-30-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,412
Posted By chaadster

Yeah, I just about lost my ****les setting up the...

Yeah, I just about lost my ****les setting up the Extralights tubeless, too, and also contacted RH to find out if the tires were supposed to have pinholes in the sidewalls. They avoided addressing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 883
Posted By WhyFi

Sorry, that's not exactly in my wheelhouse, so I...

Sorry, that's not exactly in my wheelhouse, so I don't have any first-hand experience. I'm tubeless because I want fast and supple and was tired of changing tubes on the side of the road every few...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,874
Posted By Badger6

It does, I did it on the way to work this...

It does, I did it on the way to work this morning. There is zero drag if you keep pedaling! :roflmao:
04-27-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By scubaman

+1. I use 36 front, 11 speed 11-42 rear for...

+1. I use 36 front, 11 speed 11-42 rear for gravel/bikepacking (and may switch to 34 front and/or 11-46 rear); 38 front, 11 speed 11-34 rear for casual/solo road, including Tour de France mountains...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,874
Posted By kingston

You must be very diligent about maintenance. I...

You must be very diligent about maintenance. I also prefer cup and cone hubs and consider myself to be pretty conscientious but have managed to pit a few cones in my lifetime. They definitely require...
04-27-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,412
Posted By tyrion

We should take a break from thinking about tires...

We should take a break from thinking about tires and think about chain lube instead.
04-27-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By Badger6

I don't think so. The 11-speed XD cassettes seem...

I don't think so. The 11-speed XD cassettes seem to all be "MTB". I've been a Shimano fanboy for years. The only reason I went with this 10-42 was because it was easier to get than an 11-40 or 11-42...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,265
Posted By WhyFi

If these pressures have worked well in practice,...

If these pressures have worked well in practice, why worry about what others think might in theory? If they're not squirming when you corner and you're not getting that "wait... do I have a flat?"...
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