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12-04-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By Jose R

In all these applications, (Rouvy, Fulgaz, Zwift,...

In all these applications, (Rouvy, Fulgaz, Zwift, Garmin Tacx) there is a difficulty setting which you can set to zero percent. This will allow you to ride the route without having the app simulate...
11-27-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By Jose R

I use the Garmin Tacx software app with my smart...

I use the Garmin Tacx software app with my smart trainer, and I have imported saved GPS files (.gpx or .tcx). I have manually created routes in Strava, downloaded the .gpx file, and imported the file...
11-24-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 88,537
Posted By Jose R

I'm curious about the front brake setup you have...

I'm curious about the front brake setup you have on the Nagasawa. It seems you would need both brake levers to apply pressure to the front brake? Is there a technical reason for doing this? I haven't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,662
Posted By Jose R

It has been years since I did laps around Central...

It has been years since I did laps around Central Park. This was before they banned cars in 2018. But, I remember NYP setting up speed check points throughout the Park to catch cyclists who were...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By Jose R

Colorado Cyclist also has the Sidi shoes on sale....

Colorado Cyclist also has the Sidi shoes on sale. I decided on the most discounted style they had (35% off). Which was the faux python snake skin version of the SIXTY carbon sole shoes. Perfect fit...
07-03-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,764
Posted By Jose R

In the big chain ring up the Col de la...

In the big chain ring up the Col de la Colombiere, average grade of 8.5% with max grades of 11%. Going at 19-20kph.

The last time a cyclist was this dominant up a difficult climb like the...
06-30-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 13,477
Posted By Jose R

Hmmm, when have we seen this type of thing...

Hmmm, when have we seen this type of thing before? When performances defy belief, it is time to squint and be very skeptical.
02-27-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By Jose R

I have a subscription to GCN+, and I could not...

I have a subscription to GCN+, and I could not watch live either. Note the following from the schedule list for USA:



I hope we still get to watch at least the replay. (Which also doesn't...
02-01-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,103
Posted By Jose R

Thanks for posting this. For years the NYC...

Thanks for posting this.

For years the NYC police have targeted cyclist for petty infractions. For quotas. Nothing to due with actually enforcing the law. Because, if that were the case, they...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,887
Posted By Jose R

I don't bother to suck wheels because most...

I don't bother to suck wheels because most roadies in the NYC area are stressed-out a-holes. I personally don't care if someone drafts behind me. Its all good.

On this past Sunday's ride up and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By Jose R

I purchased the Neo 2T about a month ago....

I purchased the Neo 2T about a month ago. Upgraded from my very old Cateye CS-1000.

Spending time researching the various smart trainers (Neo 2, Saris H3, Wahoo) based on the reviews by...
01-28-07, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,308
Posted By Jose R

...the horror...

...the horror...
01-27-07, 08:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,862
Posted By Jose R

I would sell my soul to be that fast...seriously!

I would sell my soul to be that fast...seriously!
01-27-07, 07:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,862
Posted By Jose R

But, he road a 51x13, I believe, based on Josiah...

But, he road a 51x13, I believe, based on Josiah Ng's text message with Theo.

See link here (http://www.fixedgearfever.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=./viewtopic&t=2694) for an analysis of his...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-07, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By Jose R

I tried out two gloves tonight: Gore bike...

I tried out two gloves tonight:

Gore bike wear gore-tex glove $78 - useless, within 10 mins my pinky finger was too cold.

LG Magma windtex insulated lobster gloves with glove liners $42? (on...
Replies: 45
Views: 5,376
Posted By Jose R

Isn't the Dolan Arc and Teschner the same frame...

Isn't the Dolan Arc and Teschner the same frame and fork. One mat finish, one high gloss finish?
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Jose R

FixedGearFever...

FixedGearFever (http://www.fixedgearfever.com/modules.php?name=Live) will be doing live coverage of the World Cup.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-07, 11:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,572
Posted By Jose R

Or Castelli. (The Castelli logo is round...

Or Castelli.

(The Castelli logo is round and center right where the Assos logo is.)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-07, 04:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,693
Posted By Jose R

I remember reading LA would do 5 minute intervals...

I remember reading LA would do 5 minute intervals of standing during a training ride. 5 min stand, 5 min sit, etc.

I also, remember reading a story about Hinault racing while standing alot early...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-07, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jose R

For rain jackets, i would think showerspass...

For rain jackets, i would think showerspass (http://www.showerspass.com/) have decent offerings.

Their Protech jacket is similar to the Climajet Jacket, but at only $100.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-07, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jose R

Usually, dependent on temp: 65-80+ - feet,...

Usually, dependent on temp:

65-80+ - feet, black regular cycling socks, no overshoes, since at these temps my feet won't freeze if wet
legs, mild pre-ride balm, thin smear of vaseline,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-07, 12:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,510
Posted By Jose R

I'm 5'7" and I ride 49cm custom frames. But,...

I'm 5'7" and I ride 49cm custom frames.

But, I ain't no Bettini... :(
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-07, 12:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,510
Posted By Jose R

How about when companies stop sponsoring bike...

How about when companies stop sponsoring bike races or teams? Then you won't have to look at any logos.
01-08-07, 09:13 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 41,138
Posted By Jose R

That Bloomberg is a shape-shifting lizard who has...

That Bloomberg is a shape-shifting lizard who has had sex with both Bush and Kerry in some tomb at Yale (at the same time!) and who hates cyclists.


Oh, and s_9 will hold a Mayan alien alleycat...
12-29-06, 03:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,113
Posted By Jose R

quite obviously, I haven't spent all my time on...

quite obviously, I haven't spent all my time on SSFGF recently, so I'm not aware that you have all had this conversation before,

Regardless, does anyone actually and seriously believe vw addict...
12-29-06, 01:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,113
Posted By Jose R

to a layman, this: b is for boobs...

to a layman, this:

b is for boobs (obligatory, yet harmless boob joke)

plus

this thread is worthless without pics!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

would equal:
12-17-06, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Jose R

i'll be on a flight to Orlando at the time of the...

i'll be on a flight to Orlando at the time of the opening. sucks, because I live a few blocks away and would have liked to go.

I'll catch the show when I get back.
12-17-06, 01:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,940
Posted By Jose R

yes, well, just ask Christian Stahl and a few...

yes, well, just ask Christian Stahl and a few other world class sprinters what happens to that headtube/fork treatment when involved in a crash...

...you have the frame, handlebars and fork with...
11-29-06, 05:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,571
Posted By Jose R

hmm, invest in R/D to come up with that geometry?...

hmm, invest in R/D to come up with that geometry?

Give me 74/74 and I'd be happy, give me 73/73 and I'd say "**** off."




I thought Mavic tried this in the early 90s. Didn't work.
07-31-06, 09:27 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,837
Posted By Jose R

This not the case. If you read Eddie B's book...

This not the case. If you read Eddie B's book and other comments by people in GL's era you would know that GL did not juice up.

According to Eddie, he even refused vitamin booster shots early in...
07-20-06, 09:41 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 33,770
Posted By Jose R

Well, Landis lost the tour yesterday, but won the...

Well, Landis lost the tour yesterday, but won the tour back today.

And, I bet he gained more fans and supporters in this one stage than Lance did in all his 7 tour wins.
07-20-06, 07:34 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 33,770
Posted By Jose R

I am shocked, utterly shocked... This takes...

I am shocked, utterly shocked...

This takes guts.
07-19-06, 10:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,693
Posted By Jose R

wait, that stuff is still going on??? I thought...

wait, that stuff is still going on??? I thought Rudy G did away with that.
07-19-06, 10:07 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 12,458
Posted By Jose R

Exactly. And this didn't surprise me. Floyd is...

Exactly. And this didn't surprise me. Floyd is not that kind of rider.

When Floyd couldn't ride Tom Danielson off his wheel in that last climb in the Tour of Georgia, how could he expect to win...
07-19-06, 09:11 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 12,458
Posted By Jose R

And this explains why Landis *gave* away the YJ...

And this explains why Landis *gave* away the YJ to Pereiro a couple of days ago.
07-16-06, 11:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,561
Posted By Jose R

Name me one geezer on the C&V forum that actually...

Name me one geezer on the C&V forum that actually skids on his tubulars.

Oh, and I would love to see video of some guy skidding on a newly road-installed tubular.

And when messengers use tubs...
07-13-06, 09:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,693
Posted By Jose R

From my understanding, the CRCA has banned its...

From my understanding, the CRCA has banned its members from training in the park, as of last year.

I still train there from time to time, in the mornings on the weekend. Have had no issues.
07-06-06, 09:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,607
Posted By Jose R

I still can't believe Hincapie and the term "GC...

I still can't believe Hincapie and the term "GC contender" are used in the same sentence.
07-05-06, 06:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,054
Posted By Jose R

Scenario #1: An older woman (seemingly...

Scenario #1:

An older woman (seemingly homeless) walks down the aisle in a subway car, stops, turns and out of nowhere spits at a professional looking young woman reading a book. And I mean a...
07-02-06, 05:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 509
Posted By Jose R

I saw VD on Ft. Washington?...can't miss those...

I saw VD on Ft. Washington?...can't miss those rims. I was heading back home from 9W as well.



Hit me up with a pm next time you want to head up to Nyack, its getting boring doing solo rides. ...
06-29-06, 02:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,138
Posted By Jose R

woah, let's step back a bit...and let's not use...

woah, let's step back a bit...and let's not use the term *professional* loosely here either:

I'm willing to bet, most messengers use clips and straps because they want to wear regular shoes/sneaks...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-06, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Jose R

I tried doing the evening CP rides last year, but...

I tried doing the evening CP rides last year, but decided it wasn't the trouble, with the clueless peds, aggressive cyclists, wayward rollerbladers, pedicabs, etc.

Doing intervals sessions on my...
06-26-06, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 414
Posted By Jose R

No, in regards to Indurain, I believe it was a...

No, in regards to Indurain, I believe it was a reference to his physiological prowness. And his performance in a certain time-trial that eliminated his competition. In a positive way:


At the...
06-23-06, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 735
Posted By Jose R

There was no mention in the written reports that...

There was no mention in the written reports that the cyclist ran a red light. And as others have said, based on the facts of where the cyclist and truck were, then the driver was at fault.

And I...
06-21-06, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 799
Posted By Jose R

ok, Q: What's up with the race numbers in...

ok, Q:

What's up with the race numbers in this picture? all three have it pinned in different places.
06-21-06, 12:37 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 13,786
Posted By Jose R

nybma (http://www.nybma.com/)

nybma (http://www.nybma.com/)
06-14-06, 03:08 PM
Replies: 43
hi
Views: 1,554
Posted By Jose R

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
06-13-06, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,276
Posted By Jose R

All good advice, but do your crumpling discreetly...

All good advice, but do your crumpling discreetly and out of eyesight of the officials. Rule change recently technically forbids this, everybody does it anyway, but you'll get yelled at and possibly...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-06, 09:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,381
Posted By Jose R

Thanks! I'm ordering it from amazon. For...

Thanks! I'm ordering it from amazon.

For the first time in many years, I'm experiencing back pain during riding (which I blame on being off the bike for ~4 months due to injuries), so I need to...
Forum: Foo
06-12-06, 12:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,954
Posted By Jose R

f*ck Argentina... they play anti-soccer. ...

f*ck Argentina...

they play anti-soccer. taking dives all over the pitch as though they are competing in a swim meet instead of a football tournament.
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