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Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,172
Posted By PeteHski

It's a design feature, not a flaw. The idea is...

It's a design feature, not a flaw. The idea is that the pad doesn't move around as your legs articulate and actually works pretty well. 7Mesh bibs also have a similar "floating" pad design.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20,184
Views: 4,493,606
Posted By WorldIRC

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By IAGIRL

I have used the Buff brand of sunsleeves and like...

I have used the Buff brand of sunsleeves and like them. I am usually comfortable in them to at least mid 70F. I have also used Shebeest summer sleeves and like them as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By TCollen

I'm sorry to learn of your brother and hope he...

I'm sorry to learn of your brother and hope he reovers soon.

Regarding sleeves, I like UVoider because they're sized. Just measure your bicep and go from there. The company has 50+...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sunscreen wears off after a few hours. Clothes...

Sunscreen wears off after a few hours. Clothes are a better solution.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By jleeg

I wear and like then, even in heat and humidity. ...

I wear and like then, even in heat and humidity. Aegend from Amazon are less than $20 for two pair and work well. Summer sleeves from Pactimo are primo. I was finding that either sun screen or sun...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By KJ43

I'm in the Bay Area and during late spring,...

I'm in the Bay Area and during late spring, summer, and early fall I wear sun sleeves for all my rides.

They work fairly well, but on exposed rides I come back with color on my arms. The ones that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By surak

I'm in Seattle and regularly wear sun sleeves and...

I'm in Seattle and regularly wear sun sleeves and knee sleeves (rest of calf just gets sunscreen). I don't trust the fit of any alternative long-sleeve option because in my experience they're all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By oris

You could look for a long sleeve summer weight...

You could look for a long sleeve summer weight jersey like the Castelli Prologo and Le Col Sport long sleeve jerseys. They both are very lightweight and breath well. For me, they're great for early...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By Caliper

Another sun sleeve user here. They definitely...

Another sun sleeve user here. They definitely work and will keep the UV off your arms. I find them a touch warmer than without, but they avoid the brain fog you sometimes get after hours of sun...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By downtube42

When I was doing brevets on a recumbent,...

When I was doing brevets on a recumbent, particularly when i lived in Texas, i wore sun sleeves on arms and legs. The bent posture exposes even more skin to the sun. They work great for protecting...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By WhyFi

I wear them on almost every ride (I'll skip it if...

I wear them on almost every ride (I'll skip it if I'm going to wrap up before 10am or if I start after 7pm, but neither of those is very common). I've been using PI sun sleeves for a few years - if...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By delbiker1

I use either sun sleeves, arm and knee, or long...

I use either sun sleeves, arm and knee, or long sleeve jerseys/long bibs, and sunblock. The best the thing I can do for sun protection is to get up and get out on the bike early before the sun gets...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By himespau

I have a couple of sun-sleeves that worked ok. ...

I have a couple of sun-sleeves that worked ok. Also an under armour-style compression shirt that claimed to be UPF rated as a base layer. Not sure what happened to that. I mainly ride Zwift these...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By Shimagnolo

I initially tried Desoto "arm coolers" and "leg...

I initially tried Desoto "arm coolers" and "leg coolers", and they did the job, but having to deal with multiple pieces when getting dressed was an annoyance, and then I discovered long sleeved...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,079
Posted By colnago62

I donít use them, but have a friend who does and...

I donít use them, but have a friend who does and he swears by them. He says they are hot. I imagine in the warmer weather, you could keep them wet and they would actually keep you cooler than no...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,858
Posted By guachi

My 4iiiis also reports low battery warning. And...

My 4iiiis also reports low battery warning. And it lasted for maybe ten more rides after the first warning.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,858
Posted By NoWhammies

I'll counter the rm -rf story with my own...

I'll counter the rm -rf story with my own positive one from 4iiii.

First up, the 4iiii left sided crank most certainly does report battery warnings to the heads unit. Whenever the battery hits...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,858
Posted By JohnJ80

I have three stages single sided gen3 power...

I have three stages single sided gen3 power meters. They work flawlessly and they're largely set and forget. Their customer service is amazing and a big differentiator, I feel.

I am not a fan...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,858
Posted By guachi

I never had problems with my 4iiiis connecting to...

I never had problems with my 4iiiis connecting to my Wahoo Elemnt Bolt
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,858
Posted By ericcox

They claim the rechargeable battery should last...

They claim the rechargeable battery should last for several years (I believe they claim 500 charge cycles at a minimum). I've only had mine since last September. I ride a fair amount - I average...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,858
Posted By RChung

I suppose it's a possibility, but a lot depends...

I suppose it's a possibility, but a lot depends on why your left is weaker: some things may be correctable, others may not be. I have a friend who's a cycling coach, pretty well known, who had to...
05-24-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By jpescatore

I've had that happen a few times in the 5 years...

I've had that happen a few times in the 5 years I've been on Zwift. I use Apple TV and it does seem to be more likely to happen after an update to the Zwift software.

Usually, one of these two...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,858
Posted By guachi

I have a 4iiii 105 single-sided. It basically...

I have a 4iiii 105 single-sided. It basically just worked. Though if you can get a Stages then that should work well, too. I'm not sure I've read of anyone having any problems with one. A pm was one...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,858
Posted By rivers

I would second the assioma pedals. They're...

I would second the assioma pedals. They're brilliant. I switched over from Shimano pedals and have no issues. I swap the pedals between my road and TT bikes with lout issue. Takes about 2 minutes.
I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 01:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,858
Posted By terrymorse

I recently bought and installed the Favero...

I recently bought and installed the Favero Assioma UNO pedals (UNO = single-sided).

Very easy to install and set up, and they are working flawlessly. Look keo compatible cleats.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By MagicHour

This has been my experience for most bibs,...

This has been my experience for most bibs, usually go by waist size, the rare times I've tried sizing up from my normal size Medium I've been disappointed with a sloppy fit. 5'11"/164# w/ chicken...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By urbanknight

My understanding is that you size bibs by height...

My understanding is that you size bibs by height and don't worry about things like waist unless you are seriously outside the realm of a normal human being. The straps will stretch a little, so if...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By Sy Reene

fwiw.. my Free Aero Race 4s, are much tighter...

fwiw.. my Free Aero Race 4s, are much tighter over the shoulder than my FR3 versions from the year prior.. or the fabric isn't as stretchy. I'm about 6'2" in an XL. That tightness does seem to be...
05-09-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,805
Posted By SCTinkering

I know people that swear by Liquid IV, Nuun...

I know people that swear by Liquid IV,
Nuun also has non fizzy powders.
I've been known to use OSMO on event days, but like Nuun powder it's a bit pricey for everyday use.
Mio has some sport...
05-09-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,805
Posted By Iride01

My only real complaint against Gatorade is they...

My only real complaint against Gatorade is they have way too much sodium and other electrolytes in them. I seldom use that much and only for the hardest of rides on the hottest of days.

My other...
05-09-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,805
Posted By Iride01

I use Endurolyte Extreme powder...

I use Endurolyte Extreme powder (https://www.hammernutrition.com/endurolytes-extreme-powder) to add to my bottle mix. They also have Endurolyte capsules and Endurolyte Extreme...
05-08-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,805
Posted By Hit Factor

My wife likes Hi-Lyte, add it to water....

My wife likes Hi-Lyte, add it to water. https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MXDAHIB/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

She said it relieved leg cramps the very first day. Her...
05-08-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,805
Posted By canklecat

DripDrop (https://www.dripdrop.com/). Best I've...

DripDrop (https://www.dripdrop.com/). Best I've tried. Check the info on their website. There's nothing magical, no secret ingredients. It's all the same stuff many companies use to mix electrolyte...
05-08-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,805
Posted By CAT7RDR

Just started Enhanced Electrolytes by Zeal...

Just started Enhanced Electrolytes by Zeal Naturals after an episode of heat exhaustion. So far, so good. No fizz, one scoop per 16 oz, Black Cherry is Ok, sweetened with Stevia if you can handle...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By scottfsmith

The Progretto X2 has completely spoiled me, all...

The Progretto X2 has completely spoiled me, all my other bottoms are sitting in the storage bin.

I measured the inseam on my Aero Race 4, they vary from 10-11" depending on how hard/tight you pull...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By Sy Reene

Sorry, not direct comparison experience. I have...

Sorry, not direct comparison experience. I have some Free Race and Free Protect shorts (which have Progetto X2 Air chamois), and a pair of Castelli knickers (older) with a KissAir chamois. Not a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By scottfsmith

I don't have much basis for comparison, but they...

I don't have much basis for comparison, but they are longer than my old Pearl Izumi shorts. My thighs are above average length and I like the fit. Google image search will show a bunch of different...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,296
Posted By chaadster

An 9.5” inseam would be a short short, 11” inseam...

An 9.5” inseam would be a short short, 11” inseam would be a long short, IMO, with 12” inseam being something specially designated for tall people.

Hincapie seems to do mostly long, 11” inseam...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,296
Posted By delbiker1

I have a couple pairs of these:...

I have a couple pairs of these: https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/ale-corsa-bib-shorts/rp-prod168613. I like them a lot and are very comfortable for me. They stay and cover to just above the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,296
Posted By Jack Tone

I've got the regular and the "ultimate". I do...

I've got the regular and the "ultimate". I do like the Ultimate slightly better. I don't know which one the tall has, but it's very comfortable to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,370,796
Posted By Rodrigo Kenobi

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,014
Posted By scottfsmith

Back on the original topic, I agree there is no...

Back on the original topic, I agree there is no need to rush into it. If you do decide to try bigger don't go half way and go to 32c / tubeless / super-supple / low-pressure. All four or none.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,014
Posted By Symox

One of the issues you may find is a different...

One of the issues you may find is a different tire brands spec their widths differently. One may claim 26 mm when itís actually more like 28 when pumped up.

nobodyís gonna be able to tell you if...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,014
Posted By dmanthree

I rode those tires for a season since they came...

I rode those tires for a season since they came on my bike. Not bad at all, really, and not worth scrapping for wider tires until they're worn. I'm riding 28s now and feel no need for a wider tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20,184
Views: 4,493,606
Posted By ultrarider7

Haha!! Funny you say that, I'm not a fan of...

Haha!!

Funny you say that, I'm not a fan of Shimano pedals, I grew up using toe clips and have stayed with those, but I ordered the new Speedplay pedals and will (forgive the pun) put the toe in...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,887
Posted By woodcraft

Blackburn Airstik. Filling a tire is...

Blackburn Airstik.

Filling a tire is character-building, but super light & fits in the saddle bag.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,887
Posted By Leinster

I got the Mini-morph (because the Road Morph was...

I got the Mini-morph (because the Road Morph was just that bit too big) and loved it for a while, but then the seal broke and it just wouldnít pump.

So I got a Zefal HP frame pump. It sits snug...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,887
Posted By sjammer

I carry the co2 cartridge with the adapter. It...

I carry the co2 cartridge with the adapter. It is small and fits in bag.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,887
Posted By Jazzguitar

I've had good luck with the Lezyne Road Drive....

I've had good luck with the Lezyne Road Drive. It's pretty quick to get up to pressure and it weighs less than 2x Co2 canisters and a chuck.
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