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08-27-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By Iride01

I'm up for that. But I forget many things though....

I'm up for that. But I forget many things though. I'll try to let you know somehow. I'd probably make another thread like this when I'm in the planning stages of the next.

I'll be out to visit my...
08-27-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By Riveting

I put a reminder on my calendar for next June,...

I put a reminder on my calendar for next June, that should give me enough time to train for it and hopefully get a PR. Some consistent trips up Deer Creek Canyon to the schoolhouse should help.
08-26-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By Riveting

I'd be up for that (pun intended).

I'd be up for that (pun intended).
08-26-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By Riveting

I just attempted a summit from Echo Lake 4 days...

I just attempted a summit from Echo Lake 4 days ago. I made it to 13,100' and had to abort due to 35+ mph gusty crosswinds that were blowing me into the lane of traffic (thankfully no cars were...
08-23-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By Iride01

Ah... missed you by a day. We did pass one...

Ah... missed you by a day. We did pass one cyclist while driving from Idaho Springs to Echo Lake where we started. I was worried about my disc pads being worn, but checked them before leaving home...
08-23-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By friday1970

I just rode this up on the 11th of this month....

I just rode this up on the 11th of this month. What a tough ride for someone coming from the midwest. I stayed near Leadville for 3 nights to acclimate, and it probably wasn't enough. But after a...
08-20-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By prj71

This is discussion is about 27.5+ tires which are...

This is discussion is about 27.5+ tires which are different than 27.5 tires.
08-20-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By prj71

As are bikes that are offered in 27.5+...

As are bikes that are offered in 27.5+ configuration. It was a hot item from about 2016-2019 then faded. Easier and more manufacturing friendly to offer bikes as 29er and state 27.5+ compatibility...
08-16-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By Iride01

Here are my metrics for my ride. On my device, I...

Here are my metrics for my ride. On my device, I did the up and down as one activity. However I selected out the start to the first log point showing me inside the parking lot at the top. So that...
08-16-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By Riveting

Nice!, and good choice doing it on a Thursday,...

Nice!, and good choice doing it on a Thursday, since you probably avoided most of the crowds. In the last ~35,000 miles of riding, the only time I've ever come in contact with a car was while going...
08-13-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By Iride01

I made it!

We rode Mt Evans yesterday, Aug 12. Made it in 2hr 30min moving time. When I get home next week and can get to my computer I'll add some more info. Don't like doing stuff on the tiny screen of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Broctoon

I’m with Greiselman. Adjust your cleats for...

I’m with Greiselman. Adjust your cleats for comfort. Start with a neutral position, whatever feels natural as soon as you lock into the pedals. If you have some discomfort after a long ride,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,505
Posted By znomit

Oh heck, if doing that for work every day, get an...

Oh heck, if doing that for work every day, get an ebike. There's no shame.
08-05-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 217,898
Posted By Chucky827

Trek

Found my local dealer had a Trek Checkpoint SL 6 in my size and in stock, a great replacement for my Cannondale Quick 4. Mostly ride crappy streets, but looking forward to dirt adventures.
08-05-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Speedway2

For some that may be a trade willing to be...

For some that may be a trade willing to be made....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,584
Posted By rsbob

I have only done a couple of climbs on Zwift...

I have only done a couple of climbs on Zwift (Alpe de Zwift being one) and I found it rather brutal. Steady climbing with no respite, while sweating up a storm, for me is tough. But then most of...
07-30-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3,112
Views: 212,850
Posted By The Chemist

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x800/strava7122752093511248171_8d8fd044151f337a45c2be94052d9efb1dfe0a9c.jpg
Ningguo Temple, Shanghai

Another absolute scorcher today. Air...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,413
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,917
Posted By PeteHski

I actually had the pleasure of riding with...

I actually had the pleasure of riding with Sherwood one time back in the day. Really cool guy and a very good rider. I had an X5 and my wife had an El Salt. Being a mechanical engineer I really...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,084
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I used to do 23s at 110 psi like everybody...

​​​​​​I used to do 23s at 110 psi like everybody else, I'm just as far on 65 to 70 psi 28s now, but a lot more comfortable. 🙂 They feel a lot more planted too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,192
Posted By Doomrider74

Not from what I've heard. Apparently the drive...

Not from what I've heard. Apparently the drive side of the current crank design doesn't play well with power meters. Shane Miller (GP Llama) did a video which is on YT. RChung, who hangs out here,...
07-07-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By WhyFi

If you're after what Speedplay offers, there...

If you're after what Speedplay offers, there isn't really an alternative.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By Gconan

I got caught in a brutal thunderstorm last sumer....

I got caught in a brutal thunderstorm last sumer. It came out of nowhere and plastered me. I had to huddle under some trees as the only shelter around. It went from the hi 90's to very cold as i...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By SoSmellyAir

My new 25 mm GP5K measures just over 7/8" wide...

My new 25 mm GP5K measures just over 7/8" wide after installation on my 17mm internal width Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheel. I am hoping it stretches out with a few more rides. I cannot imagine using a 23...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,052
Posted By LarrySellerz

Nah too many slow freds on that ride

Nah too many slow freds on that ride
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,052
Posted By LarrySellerz

Lmao there is no way Iím going back there. Iíll...

Lmao there is no way Iím going back there. Iíll just stick to the race ride.
Forum: Foo
06-23-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By RubeRad

Yikes! 'several years ago' that would be...

Yikes! 'several years ago' that would be considered merely rude, nowadays that's enough to get you fired some places. BUT let's nip the P&R in the bud and not chase that rabbit trail

On a more...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By popeye

Update for Garmins

Garmin is pushing a big update for Edge 530, 830, 1030, and 1030 Plus computers that bring big improvements to navigation and route management.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,255
Posted By dmanthree

If you do move to tubeless, avoid Stan's sealant....

If you do move to tubeless, avoid Stan's sealant. It's pure evil.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 846
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I broke most of the spokes on the wheels...

​​​​​​I broke most of the spokes on the wheels that came with my GT Grade. Half a dozen on one ride once. I'm shocked I was able to get back on it. The shop replaced the wheel on the spot and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,084
Posted By ksryder

Well this is by no means a comprehensive list but...

Well this is by no means a comprehensive list but I've had good luck with Schwalbe Pro Ones and Specialized S-Works Turbo. Pretty much the same amount of flats as I ever had with Gatorskins. I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,188
Posted By tomato coupe

Imagine if you could make a drug that did that. ...

Imagine if you could make a drug that did that. I bet it would be very popular with cyclists.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,188
Posted By tomato coupe

More questions: -- Why does your body pee blood...

More questions:
-- Why does your body pee blood as a reaction to high altitude?
-- It's really easy to see a tiny amount of blood in urine. Would someone expect to see a lot of blood in their...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,188
Posted By tomato coupe

Where does it go?

Where does it go?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,188
Posted By tomato coupe

What does that mean?

What does that mean?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,188
Posted By robbyville

I worked at Copper Mtn Resort for 6 years, and...

I worked at Copper Mtn Resort for 6 years, and have both supported the ride as a volunteer and ridden it. Great fun, great route, great people. Very much worth it.

as mentioned previously, if...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,567
Posted By Ataylor

The Onyx are definitely on the list. I think...

The Onyx are definitely on the list. I think it'll probably boil down to the Vesper's or the 240's. That'll all be for another season, though. Will try out the Bontrager for now and continue to...
05-16-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,135
Posted By Koyote

Life is too short for cheap and nasty. Iíd...

Life is too short for cheap and nasty.

Iíd rather have only a couple good jerseys and wash them in the sink after each ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I now use CX-Rays on all my wheel builds - for...

I now use CX-Rays on all my wheel builds - for myself. Costs more, but the build is so much easier and the wheels do seem a bit faster. I use them on my single, 20 X 24 and our tandem 36 X 36. These...
05-11-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,370
Posted By burnthesheep

I posted to my local bike related groups. This...

I posted to my local bike related groups. This is not a victim blame, as nothing here was worth murdering a person, but I told them to take the 30 seconds to swallow it. Live. Run a camera and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,885
Posted By aplcr0331

1. Get dropped quick 2. Join a slower group ...

1. Get dropped quick
2. Join a slower group
3. Get dropped again
4. Join a "No-Drop" Group
5. Dropped? Yes, please
6. Eight reasons why riding alone is better than riding in a group...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,885
Posted By ksryder

A couple years ago I dropped 30 pounds over the...

A couple years ago I dropped 30 pounds over the winter and when spring rolled around and I went on my first group ride I was absolutely astounded at the difference in my climbing.

As a somewhat...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,885
Posted By aplcr0331

Yeah, you're not a climber and you never were...

Yeah, you're not a climber and you never were "decent at climbing". Decent climbing for fat guys like you and I (welcome to the 235lb club...at least we're not 250 amirite?) is not stopping halfway...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,885
Posted By guachi

If getting dropped *on* the hills bothers you I...

If getting dropped *on* the hills bothers you I suggest riding slower and getting dropped *before* the hills.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,885
Posted By Jack Tone

I thought it was "Don't ride upgrades, buy...

I thought it was "Don't ride upgrades, buy upgrades", (thanks GCN)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,885
Posted By MinnMan

Going on group rides with a hybrid? You aren't...

Going on group rides with a hybrid? You aren't going to keep up.

Also, you didn't say anything about your weight. Hill climbing is for skinny people.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,673
Posted By datlas

I can't answer the question, but every time I...

I can't answer the question, but every time I read "NSW" wheels my brain sees "NSFW." :foo:
12-17-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By BCDrums

I bought up my LBS's entire stock of Frog cleats...

I bought up my LBS's entire stock of Frog cleats earlier in the year. Both pairs!
12-16-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By SpectrumTi

I couldnít find x-series cleats for awhile. Out...

I couldnít find x-series cleats for awhile. Out of stock everywhere and, of course, the x-series was largely replaced by the zeroís long ago. Anyhow, they eventually showed up again and I now have...
12-16-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By pdlamb

FWIW, the Speedplay web page is showing Frogs...

FWIW, the Speedplay web page is showing Frogs again -- they'd been missing for about two years, IIRC.

I know it doesn't help with your cleat need, since there's no telling when or if those'll be...
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