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02-23-24, 03:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By Ric Stern

I prioritise my cycling - so do that first, then...

I prioritise my cycling - so do that first, then later in the day do weights. I'm in the gym 3x's/week in the off-season and 1 or 2 / week in the race season. I did 30 to 35 road races last year and...
02-22-24, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By MoAlpha

There are good data showing that endurance...

There are good data showing that endurance training performed in close temporal association with strength training reduces strength gains. During the off season, I only do short and easy stuff, if...
02-12-24, 04:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By Ric Stern

i'd avoid erg and workout mode like the plague....

i'd avoid erg and workout mode like the plague....
01-30-24, 10:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,540
Posted By Hermes

Prior to my current diet, I might have been...

Prior to my current diet, I might have been inclined to go for an Inn N Out burger double meat double cheese and fries with a coke. Horner would join me.:D
01-29-24, 08:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,560
Posted By MoAlpha

50 for me at age 67. That's a few points higher...

50 for me at age 67. That's a few points higher than the performance-based estimates from HRV4training and intervals.icu, but I'll take it.

Incidentally, the measure is in ml/kg/min, so the...
01-28-24, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,163
Posted By bargainguy

Trek made a 24" wheel junior bike, the KDR 1000. ...

Trek made a 24" wheel junior bike, the KDR 1000.

I also dimly recall Trek making a 43cm version of the Trek 1000, which might be even easier to find, assuming it might fit. I think that one had...
Replies: 78
Views: 6,557
Posted By davemd1820

Got an email notification that this old zombie...

Got an email notification that this old zombie thread was brought back to life! I'm one of the old zombies! RUSA #6323. I stopped long distance riding in 2019, but carry memories for life. Bonne...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-24, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By Jughed

Renting a bike for him as well. Local shop rents...

Renting a bike for him as well. Local shop rents Colnago and Bianchs for 80/50 euros per day.

80 bucks to drive a Ferrari in the alps is fine with me!

He has a Zwift hub to train on, so we can...
01-02-24, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,873
Posted By Hermes

Moderation note. I would suggest that everyone...

Moderation note. I would suggest that everyone read the caption under training and nutrition. The main theme of this website is cycling. What does one intake while on the bike? What does one eat...
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By Russ Roth

My 13yo and I have plans to do a trio of grand...

My 13yo and I have plans to do a trio of grand fondos, one in NJ, the Hincapie in PA and nationals in Maryland. That'll be most of the training for me and the wife attempting the VTXL in VT this...
12-26-23, 10:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,873
Posted By PeteHski

I physically can't eat complex carbs when riding...

I physically can't eat complex carbs when riding hard. Toward the end of a tough 5 hour event ride I'm reduced to consuming liquid and gels only. I might start such a ride with a couple of solid...
12-16-23, 06:33 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,564
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

I’m a proponent of calorie counting, as long as...

I’m a proponent of calorie counting, as long as you’re honest with yourself.

I’ve struggled with weight my entire life trying all kinds of diets. Almost Three years ago( at 53 years old) I made...
12-15-23, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,482
Posted By spelger

Should be on the equipment pairing page.

Should be on the equipment pairing page.
12-15-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,482
Posted By Ed Wiser

Just disconnect controlable in the sensor...

Just disconnect controlable in the sensor settings.
12-15-23, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,482
Posted By spelger

You can try connecting to your trainer as a power...

You can try connecting to your trainer as a power meter only. Not as controllable. But with this you will only have the default resistance of the trainer.
12-09-23, 06:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,456
Posted By rosefarts

So I find this thread enlightening. Ive been...

So I find this thread enlightening.

Ive been on bikes in a semi serious to way too serious capacity since the early 90’s.

In that time, this simply has never come up for me. To be fair, my...
10-23-23, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By PeteHski

Mystery solved! I was honestly starting to...

Mystery solved! I was honestly starting to believe I had dreamt this pop up!
10-11-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By surak

The new Zwift Hub One might match your use-case,...

The new Zwift Hub One might match your use-case, although I don't know if 7 speed works with it: https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2023/10/zwift-hub-one-zwift-cog-clicks-review.html .

Alternatively get...
10-11-23, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Jughed

Thanks for all the advice/info... Rest - he...

Thanks for all the advice/info...

Rest - he gets plenty. He rests when I do and when school stuff is scheduled. Right now we are both taking a week off after our century ride and the...
10-10-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Iride01

Regardless of what you decide to do for the...

Regardless of what you decide to do for the immediate period of time. If he shows interest and potential, consider getting him with a coach and leave you out of the equation other than footing the...
10-08-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By mschwett

the big fast blast is to seat the bead. the vast...

the big fast blast is to seat the bead. the vast majority of little punctures in properly set up tubeless just leak some air and sealant and seal up. then you just pump it up, no quick blast needed...
09-27-23, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By kcjc

You need to pair just to the power not the...

You need to pair just to the power not the trainer, either Ant+ or Bluetooth Smart power. On mine, the Ant+ power symbol looks like a dumbbell. I don't use Bluetooth or Neo (Drivo and H2) and looks...
09-21-23, 11:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,710
Posted By alcjphil

Back when I was racing I was often the designated...

Back when I was racing I was often the designated team leader. That was fine sometimes, but I always wanted to return the favour to my teammates when I could. Sepp Kuss had been an unflinching team...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-23, 02:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,254
Posted By msu2001la

Just an observation, but all of those bikes have...

Just an observation, but all of those bikes have R7000 105 (11 speed). Shimano announced R7100 (12 speed) several months ago. 11 vs 12 speed isn't really that big of a deal, but I don't think I'd pay...
09-14-23, 05:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,710
Posted By GrainBrain

lol we were all thinking it, thanks for saying...

lol we were all thinking it, thanks for saying it. Was it the '21 Tour where primoz was body checked by Cobrelli "by accident" as the group was getting squeezed by a tight road? Right now GC Kuss is...
08-18-23, 06:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By TiHabanero

You are overthinking this. The brain knows when...

You are overthinking this. The brain knows when it is on a bicycle or a motorcycle and does indeed remember the differences in the controls.
Don't fear the motorbike. That fear will translate to...
08-14-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,944
Posted By MoAlpha

Every thread on this topic should contain a zone...

Every thread on this topic should contain a zone definition relative to the lactate curve or some other objective measure, otherwise we get the usual Tower of Babel.
08-13-23, 08:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,234
Posted By GhostRider62

Playing ice hockey on a rest day is not rest. ...

Playing ice hockey on a rest day is not rest.

Once your training gets serious, you need to account for the stress of a hockey game.

I play ice hockey, too. We're often short players and I take...
07-28-23, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By kcjc

Sorry, a bit late but try IpBike. Android only....

Sorry, a bit late but try IpBike. Android only. It can do everything Garmin can do and more, IpBike | iforpowell.com (http://www.iforpowell.com/cms/index.php?page=ipbike)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-23, 05:25 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 45,826
Posted By Eric F

You’ve probably seen this… ...

You’ve probably seen this…
https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/road-bike-reviews/vittoria-corsa-pro-control-tlr

Interesting results.
07-17-23, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By Crankycrank

I say just go racing with the current fork and...

I say just go racing with the current fork and see how it goes for you. No sense putting money into the bike and finding out it was fine as it is or you want to invest in a new bike designed more for...
07-13-23, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By MaxKatt

Not bad, but Civil Twilight is better.

Not bad, but Civil Twilight is better.
Forum: Touring
07-10-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By debade

Just to give you confidence about your trip. ...

Just to give you confidence about your trip. This is a post from a friend of mine
Kids are capable of doing amazing things, if only given the opportunity.

"The plan was for me to bike from...
07-06-23, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By liwhitehat

Take a look at Cyclemeter and Urban Biker. Both...

Take a look at Cyclemeter and Urban Biker. Both support ANT+ and Bluetooth.
07-05-23, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By pdlamb

RidewithGPS, at least the paid version,...

RidewithGPS, at least the paid version, supposedly will connect with bluetooth sensors.
07-05-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By MinnMan

Alas, this used to be possible on your phone with...

Alas, this used to be possible on your phone with Strava, but they discontinued that capability.

I used to take advantage of this when/if the battery died on my head unit.

If anybody knows of...
06-26-23, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By IBkatherine

Firefox should be working now! Thanks for...

Firefox should be working now! Thanks for everyone's patience
06-26-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By IBkatherine

Firefox issues should be fixed by the end of the...

Firefox issues should be fixed by the end of the day today
06-15-23, 12:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,373
Posted By Koyote

OP, you've asked a LOT of questions...But only...

OP, you've asked a LOT of questions...But only one question is relevant: would I ride that, or not?

My answer is "no." Not just because of the scratch/crack/whatever, but also because it's a 21...
06-15-23, 12:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,373
Posted By Camilo

From the looks of it, I see "depth" in that and...

From the looks of it, I see "depth" in that and think it's a crack, not a scratch. You should consider upgrading to an all CF fork if you plan to replace it. Check out the Columbus line of forks,...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,462
Posted By Harold74

Thanks for that. I purchased the bike and your...

Thanks for that. I purchased the bike and your comments appear to be spot on. In particular:

1) The asymmetry in the chain stay clearance appears to be a result of the wheel being 2 mm -3 mm out...
06-10-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,517
Posted By PeteHski

I agree, but this wasn’t the question asked.

I agree, but this wasn’t the question asked.
06-04-23, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By wolfchild

There are two types of bars out there. Olympic...

There are two types of bars out there. Olympic style bars and standard bars. Olympic style bars are heavier, longer, have thicker ends which are mounted on bearings that allows the plates to spin....
05-23-23, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Hank_Scorpio

yes, most automakers have their own color...

yes, most automakers have their own color formulations but they publish them such that they are widely available from third parties in addition to being published to open-source databases, such that...
05-19-23, 05:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,066
Posted By tempocyclist

Assuming the tyre is in otherwise good condition,...

Assuming the tyre is in otherwise good condition, I'd spend a little time locating the hole and then patch it from the inside.

If the tyre were still on the rim I'd shove a tubeless plug in the...
05-09-23, 04:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,346
Posted By tempocyclist

I have a Trek SL5 and even if I put my very best...

I have a Trek SL5 and even if I put my very best Reserve 50mm carbon wheelset on it with fast tyres, it's still not as fast or light or as nimble as my pure road bike.

That's not saying it's bad,...
05-02-23, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By tempocyclist

Yep! 🙂 1) The long black plastic things are...

Yep! 🙂

1) The long black plastic things are for custom mounting of accessories in different positions (using the existing mount holes in the frame).
2) The bolts are also for that purpose, spare...
04-28-23, 09:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,373
Posted By BCDrums

See what I mean? This isn't trolling, this is...

See what I mean? This isn't trolling, this is art! :lol:
04-25-23, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,112
Posted By msu2001la

I'd prefer Shimano brakes over SRAM, but not sure...

I'd prefer Shimano brakes over SRAM, but not sure this would be a deciding factor in the question being asked.

For the OP - I'd probably think about what kind of priorities you have for this...
04-16-23, 06:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,120
Posted By njkayaker

It doesn’t have to be a Garmin cable. There...

It doesn’t have to be a Garmin cable.

There are two types of USB cable.

Charging only (which will not work).
Charging and data.

There is usually no visual way to tell them apart.
...
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