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Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-24, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Jughed

Air B&B booked in Le Bourg!! Getting stoked about...

Air B&B booked in Le Bourg!! Getting stoked about this!!!

Rode the Alpe on Zwift yesterday, my son did it as well. He has some work to do!!

Then we watched some old TDF clips - sub 40 min...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-23, 12:14 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,211
Posted By terrymorse

That's the Ontario Mine...

That's the Ontario Mine (https://parkcityhistory.org/mining/ontario-mine/). They used to give tours. We used to have a place up the hill in Silver Lake Village, near the Stein Eriksen.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,211
Posted By Bob Ross

That sounds & looks familiar, you're probably...

That sounds & looks familiar, you're probably right!

btw (thread drift) cycling around Park City was one of the more frustrating experiences I've had when travelling with my road bike. I kept...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,211
Posted By terrymorse

I'm guessing the hotel was the Stein Eriksen...

I'm guessing the hotel was the Stein Eriksen Lodge (https://www.steinlodge.com). One of our favorite places to stay, or to simply pop in for lunch at the Troll Hallen Lounge.

The fast descent to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,211
Posted By tomato coupe

Funny, my max speed is also 58 mph just outside...

Funny, my max speed is also 58 mph just outside of Park City, descending from Guardsman Pass.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-23, 10:31 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,211
Posted By Bob Ross

Back in 2017 or 2018 I took my bike on a vacation...

Back in 2017 or 2018 I took my bike on a vacation to Park City, UT where we were staying at a hotel on top of a mountain; to get out of the hotel and to any of the local road cycling routes you had...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-23, 07:12 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,211
Posted By john m flores

70mph in Colorado on a Raleigh Technium.

70mph in Colorado on a Raleigh Technium.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,211
Posted By Sierra_rider

I'm doing 50mph+ almost every ride. One hill in...

I'm doing 50mph+ almost every ride. One hill in particular, I used to sit on the top tube and would approach 60. I've since calmed down a lot and can do, on that same descent, 50-52mph in the seat....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-23, 07:49 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,211
Posted By Kai Winters

One time and one time only I hit 65mph, according...

One time and one time only I hit 65mph, according to my old Avocet computer, on the downhill over Bear Mtn during the Killington Stage Race in the '90's. A group of us were chasing the breakaway...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-23, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,033
Posted By Biker Pete

My journey so far

Five months ago I got a great carbon fiber bike from 2016, a Kestrel Legend SL. I live in SW Florida where there are no hills. I try to ride every day, leaving from my house on a 9-10 mile loop. Iíve...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-23, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,172
Posted By 33yearslate

I started riding 3 years ago. Today I ordered a Canyon Endurace CF 8!

During the pandemic, I bought a trek FX1 with Disc breaks and picked up a new life skill - I finally learned to ride a bikeÖ yes in my 30s.

Iíve ridden my FX1 hundreds of miles by now. And all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-23, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,145
Posted By Bald Paul

Well, if you're looking for opinion, rather than...

Well, if you're looking for opinion, rather than recommendations of an actual tire manufacturer, my answer is .........


Maybe. Maybe not. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-23, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,521
Posted By Bah Humbug

Left foot on ground, right clipped in, shift as...

Left foot on ground, right clipped in, shift as desired, lift rear wheel off ground, pedal until shifting completed. Start as normal.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,655
Posted By tempocyclist

I've been running 60mm carbon wheels for years...

I've been running 60mm carbon wheels for years now. I'm a 60kg / 130lb lightweight and in strong blustery crosswinds they can be a handful, but most of the time they are fine.

I don't go around...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-22, 12:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,183
Posted By znomit

When drinking from the bidon remember to stick...

When drinking from the bidon remember to stick your pinky out as it makes you look elegant and regal.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By njkayaker

Navigation will be more reliable with the map...

Navigation will be more reliable with the map screen on (and looking at it periodically). It's not that unusual to just miss an announcement and, sometimes, the unit won't announce when you might...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By GhostRider62

Two things solved that problem for me. 1. I...

Two things solved that problem for me.

1. I use 100 or 150m notice and better brake pads
2. I use a field on my main screen, "Distance to Next". This was the key in me not missing turns. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By njkayaker

The Edges don't use waypoints for navigation. I...

The Edges don't use waypoints for navigation. I guess you are talking about the places you are clicking on in the route planner. These aren't really "waypoints" and these don't get included as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By Steve B.

Re-route chooses the shortest route back to the...

Re-route chooses the shortest route back to the course, if it kicks in immediately after an error, a U-turn is the best option. The device is not going to re-calculate an entirely different route. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-22, 02:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By sw20

I hated the reroute feature on my 530 as all it...

I hated the reroute feature on my 530 as all it would do when missing a turn was to constantly get me to u-turn! IMO this isn't rerouting, I turned the reroute option off and now it just picks up...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,579
Posted By chaadster

High-volume, domestic, and “established sellers”...

High-volume, domestic, and “established sellers” don’t have anything to do with product authenticity, and most likely just buy their crap off Alibaba by the pallet load rather than the box.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Bald Paul

Be wary of the 2023 batteries you may buy from...

Be wary of the 2023 batteries you may buy from one of the large online sellers. I've purchased 10 packs of them before, and they were very, very old evidently. Good for an hour, then died. I replaced...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,626
Posted By tomato coupe

Most group rides have a designated section for...

Most group rides have a designated section for riders that are riding no-hands while listening to podcasts; it's called "way over there."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,454
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

My feelings exactly. To this day I wonít use...

My feelings exactly. To this day I wonít use Continental tires due to a horrible experience with trying to change a Gatorskin tire on a cold rainy day on a long distance solo ride. If it is really...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,454
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

My feelings exactly. To this day I wonít use...

My feelings exactly. To this day I wonít use Continental tires due to a horrible experience with trying to change a Gatorskin tire on a cold rainy day on a long distance solo ride. If it is really...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,454
Posted By Koyote

If a tire is too tight to mount by hand, I don't...

If a tire is too tight to mount by hand, I don't run it. I'd rather throw it away than get stuck thirty miles from home.

IME, Continental has been the worst offender in this regard. I don't buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,824
Posted By terrymorse

I have been using rim-braking carbon wheels with...

I have been using rim-braking carbon wheels with latex tubes for at least 8 years now, and it is quite mountainous here in the SF Bay Area. I've never had a tube fail due to overheating.

The...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,824
Posted By popeye

Don't ride the brakes. Both brakes at once hard,...

Don't ride the brakes. Both brakes at once hard, cool down and rinse/repeat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,367
Posted By TakingMyTime

I was reading a thread in another forum and...

I was reading a thread in another forum and someone mentioned the same thing happening to them. Not the exact power meter but it was substantial. Others talked about Canyon throwing free t-shirts...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,209
Posted By Polaris OBark

The narrowest tire Rene Herse/Jan Heine endorse...

The narrowest tire Rene Herse/Jan Heine endorse for tubeless is 35mm, and if you read their website, they are less than enthusiastic about any potential improvements, especially if you don't flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,209
Posted By tomato coupe

You're going to have to decide this on your own,...

You're going to have to decide this on your own, because I don't think anyone will have any strong opinions on the subject.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,049
Posted By seypat

You always need a chain catcher. You don't want...

You always need a chain catcher. You don't want your chain to fall off and get ran over by a car.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-22, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By yaw

Always the bigger one that feels like pushing it....

Always the bigger one that feels like pushing it. You will make it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,565
Posted By WhyFi

When I lube, and I haven't found it necessary to...

When I lube, and I haven't found it necessary to be nearly as frequent or as excessive as the previous poster, I just try to get a couple drops to migrate under and on top of the spring clip and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,034
Posted By smashndash

these sorts of threads are a check against the...

these sorts of threads are a check against the raw corporate propaganda that media outlets tend to amplify. We should mercilessly roast Specialized for shamelessly trying to lie to the public.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-22, 08:38 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,001
Posted By deacon mark

Getting a rare flat and then not taking the time...

Getting a rare flat and then not taking the time to make sure I got rid of the problem. So the next ride after changing the tube I got another flat. Sure enough take time time know why your tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,001
Posted By ericcox

I was feeling good and signed up for 80 mile...

I was feeling good and signed up for 80 mile fondo on a Saturday and a 62 mile gravel ride on Sunday. The lead group on Sunday was full of people I can normally ride with, but I did too much work too...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,001
Posted By rower2cyclist

Breaking my elbow in a group ride in November and...

Breaking my elbow in a group ride in November and rehabbing since then.

Actually, the worst decision was to be on the wheel of the guy who overlapped wheels in a fast paceline and crashed right in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,001
Posted By majmt

Thanks for posting. I smacked hard into the back...

Thanks for posting. I smacked hard into the back of a mail delivery truck. I donít feel quite as stupid now.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,001
Posted By Rodrigo Kenobi

Buying an MTB Bike, spending a bunch of money on...

Buying an MTB Bike, spending a bunch of money on it, barely riding it and selling it at a loss 6 months later.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,001
Posted By growlerdinky

riding into the back of a parked Rav4.

riding into the back of a parked Rav4.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,974
Posted By datlas

Agree with synthetic fabrics stink. ...

Agree with synthetic fabrics stink.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgoO3zijloU
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,974
Posted By ericcox

The short answer is synthetic fabrics tend to...

The short answer is synthetic fabrics tend to smell worse. Fabrics that do not absorb water still absorb body oils during exercise. They also are harder to clean. Lots of good articles on this on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,533
Posted By genejockey

Boiled new potatoes, tossed with olive oil and...

Boiled new potatoes, tossed with olive oil and salt, served room temp. Simple, tasty, easily digested.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,995
Posted By MoAlpha

And make sure your belt/purse matches!

And make sure your belt/purse matches!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,995
Posted By MoAlpha

Not after Labor Day.

Not after Labor Day.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 15,266
Posted By Maelochs

It is fine to draft as long as you are waving. ...

It is fine to draft as long as you are waving.

Also, it is Not fine if your socks are longer than the rider you are drafting.

Naturally all this depends upon which chain lube each of you uses.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 15,266
Posted By oris

^This Just ask or at least say hi to...

^This

Just ask or at least say hi to announce yourself but if you're going to draft, at least be prepared to share the work in the front as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,490
Posted By phrantic09

I do most of my riding solo, so in an "event" I...

I do most of my riding solo, so in an "event" I like being in the group. I just pay attention to the people around me and ID the groups I want to be with vs those I don't. I found a good group that I...
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