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03-20-22, 06:56 PM
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

no change

no change
03-20-22, 06:55 PM
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

medium

medium
02-20-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Next year if I continue with Zwift, TR or...

Next year if I continue with Zwift, TR or something else... I'll stick with an 8 wk plan. I already have events coming up in March and I prefer to be outside.
02-19-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

I placed a few orders with them. Yes, it took a...

I placed a few orders with them. Yes, it took a while. They had better prices and in some cases stock that was lacking elsewhere.

Last order, they deleted some items, partial refund, no...
02-11-22, 07:58 PM
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Not sensible, converting to drop bars can set you...

Not sensible, converting to drop bars can set you back close to $1000. 28 or 26c tires aren't going to make you faster... reality is your speed/endurance is more YOU and your fitness.
02-09-22, 08:43 AM
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Everyone is different. I got Ergon GP3 grips...

Everyone is different. I got Ergon GP3 grips which improved hand comfort tremendously. However after riding a diverge... I wouldn't go back to the Sirrus for long distance rides 30-40 mile plus. ...
02-08-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Maybe the wrong terminology, the Up/Down arrows...

Maybe the wrong terminology, the Up/Down arrows in the workout will rescale the wattage targets... all my workouts are in ERG mode.
02-07-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,384
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

*Update* Started week 6 and things are...

*Update*

Started week 6 and things are feeling good. Let's see, week 4 I basically took most of the week off and skipped the unicorn workout. The other two were shorter and I reduced the...
02-06-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

It depends on what's important to you... whether...

It depends on what's important to you... whether its a downgrade or not. My wife's x 3.0, Deore components, shifts very well and have no complaints. Going to SLX, XT, XTR is really weight and...
02-05-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Sirrus X bikes have an upright position... my x...

Sirrus X bikes have an upright position... my x 5.0 has a mix of SLX, Praxis and Sunrace components. The components are decent, with SLX being the MTB equivalent of 105. Only criticism would be the...
02-05-22, 08:42 AM
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

My guess, you'd need new hubs with xD driver......

My guess, you'd need new hubs with xD driver... which means re-lacing the wheels. Probably better off just buy a new wheelset with the proper hubs, since the stock wheels are nothing great. ...
01-26-22, 08:27 PM
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Funny, one our clubs members posted a ride...

Funny, one our clubs members posted a ride tonight with Diesel Dan on Strava.
01-23-22, 07:30 PM
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Yes, the ramp.

Yes, the ramp.
01-23-22, 09:15 AM
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

That reinforces that my FTP is likely set too...

That reinforces that my FTP is likely set too high, as part of the problem... heading into week 4, I feel like the last 2 weeks have already been challenges.
01-22-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

My goal was to stay riding indoors over winter...

My goal was to stay riding indoors over winter and boost my fitness while at it with some structure vs. free rides as the mood struck in Zwift. Really only looking for to fill in 2-3 months.
01-22-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,384
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Who's doing or done a Zwift BMU plan?

I started (heading into my 4th week) a 12wk Build Me Up plan... first time using an indoor trainer and any structured training. Completed a FTP ramp test, prior to start of training plan. I'm...
01-21-22, 07:43 PM
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Take it slow, stay loose and look ahead. ...

Take it slow, stay loose and look ahead.

Watch that Ben Cathro/Pink Bike series (linked above), its really good. At the end of the day, nothing beats getting out there. Build confidence, push...
01-19-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

I wouldn't say the benefits are marginal......

I wouldn't say the benefits are marginal... nowadays, the 4-5k price point is getting you really nice components and you see a lot of enthusiasts on them. 1-2k is minimum, today IMO, for a quality...
01-08-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

My Yeti has 30T >10-51... no complaints. Coming...

My Yeti has 30T >10-51... no complaints. Coming from gravel bikes with 31T>24 or 40T>50. I've struggled on some 30%+ climbs, but that's also just punishing in terms of wattage needed.
01-01-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,572
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

I got a replacement unit from Wahoo [placed order...

I got a replacement unit from Wahoo [placed order from site] and we'll see if acts any different.
12-21-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

I'll add Wahoo stated the performance of the unit...

I'll add Wahoo stated the performance of the unit is "subpar" and will exchange for a factory refurb unit... I'm skeptical the replacement will be any better. I could return this unit still to REI...
12-21-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Reality for me, I don't use nav much (right...

Reality for me, I don't use nav much (right now)... my last gravel ride, a couple months ago, where I relied on the unit I didn't have the map up. Instead hoping the nav cues (green banner with ETA...
12-19-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,572
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Repeated test with iPhone 12... on average at...

Repeated test with iPhone 12... on average at turn initiation:

Bolt v2 delayed cue by: 69 ft
iPhone 12 delayed cue by: 20 ft

https://youtu.be/VjvLfwTKDxA
12-19-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

A lot of that is personal judgement... you can...

A lot of that is personal judgement... you can wear it all or none. How often you crash, the risk of injury for the type of riding you do, your age and susceptibility to injury (or really long...
12-19-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,572
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

I have no issue with the BT connection, nor...

I have no issue with the BT connection, nor BT/ANT sensors (HR and Cadence). Usually auto start/stop glitches at low speeds, sub 5 mph and in a covered areas. When riding road/gravel I can't recall...
12-13-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

I'd have to double check, I know it beeps after a...

I'd have to double check, I know it beeps after a turn is complete... it may also depend on which page you have up. I seem to recall an audible with a notification for upcoming turn when not on the...
12-10-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,282
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

I haven't got around to mounting it... and I've...

I haven't got around to mounting it... and I've been fitting in afternoon rides as temps have dropped. With temps in 30-40*, based on my other lights I fully expect to easily get 2 hrs at the medium...
12-06-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

A consideration... at the time battery life,...

A consideration... at the time battery life, touchscreen usage with gloves, lack of phone integration were some negatives.
12-06-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Below is Wahoo's response, which at first was...

Below is Wahoo's response, which at first was minimizing this as "normal" GPS unit performance...



XXXX (Wahoo Fitness Support) Dec 6, 2021, 7:57 AM EST

Hi YYYY,

Thanks for your follow...
12-06-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,271
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Experimentation and ideally a selection of...

Experimentation and ideally a selection of options to choose from... I thought I has a system nailed down while gravel riding and now MTB'ing I find I'm overdressed for the same conditions.

For...
12-05-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,572
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Suburbs... Went for 2hr MTB ride, lots of...

Suburbs...

Went for 2hr MTB ride, lots of slow sections. The unit tracked 2-3 mph consistently. It did auto start/stop a few times, but over 2 hrs...

It's annoying, but like I originally...
12-04-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,572
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Tried the same test with my iPhone 12... while on...

Tried the same test with my iPhone 12... while on the move, the turn cue is only delayed 25', whereas the Bolt v2 is 75' on average.
12-03-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Currently OLIGHT RN1500 on handlebar and Outbound...

Currently OLIGHT RN1500 on handlebar and Outbound Lighting hangover on helmet... waiting for OL to release their detour light or might spring for the EVO handlebar light.
12-02-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

The unit (w/ onboard battery) is going to me...

The unit (w/ onboard battery) is going to me smaller, size of hangover light... slightly less lumens than current road, but better distribution (supposedly).
12-02-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

https://bikerumor.com/bright-shiny-fresh-bits-from...

https://bikerumor.com/bright-shiny-fresh-bits-from-supacaz-outbound-barfly-velo-versus-voler/

https://www.mtbr.com/threads/outbound-lighting-hangover-discussion.1103700/page-37
12-02-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Useless is a bit strong... I would say. When I...

Useless is a bit strong... I would say. When I asked around, almost every recommended it over the Roam. Wahoo vs. Garmin vs. Karoo is another topic.
12-02-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By bmwpowere36m3

I have the OL hangover light and in watching...

I have the OL hangover light and in watching videos by them, they discuss the road light and its limitations... their was a much larger market segment for trail lights. So compromises needed to be...
12-02-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Very nice, I have their hangover helmet light......

Very nice, I have their hangover helmet light... I waiting for them to release the detour light, which will be an updated road light with more focus on optics and tailored to road/gravel riders.
12-01-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,572
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

The latest SW update [WA27-13917] hasn't changed...

The latest SW update [WA27-13917] hasn't changed the performance regarding turn navigation cues lagging. It also randomly auto start/stop once on my ride today.
12-01-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

The latest SW update [WA27-13917] hasn't changed...

The latest SW update [WA27-13917] hasn't changed its performance in my recent thread regarding turn navigation cues lagging. It also randomly auto start/stop once on my ride today.

Not sure what...
12-01-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,572
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

You can only enable or disable auto start/stop...

You can only enable or disable auto start/stop not the thresholds.
11-30-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,572
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Funny enough, they must have just released an...

Funny enough, they must have just released an update... because I checked for updates in the last couple days. I was running WA27-13671 and now its WA27-13917. In terms of recording rides, it seems...
11-30-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,572
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Today, I did a little test. Started with a RWGPS...

Today, I did a little test. Started with a RWGPS road route I created, STOPPED at the start of each "turn" and the results can be seen below. The turn cue lagged on average 29 ft, with one being...
11-30-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,282
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Outbound Lighting Hangover... replacing the Fenix...

Outbound Lighting Hangover... replacing the Fenix UC35 torch I have mounted ATM.
11-29-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Shimano RX8 or Specialized S-Works Recon......

Shimano RX8 or Specialized S-Works Recon... currently using the RX8's. I have wide feet, so these fit amazing and super stiff. I can ride my gravel bike 4+ hrs with no discomfort. Downside it...
11-28-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,572
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Wahoo Bolt v2 Nav Lagging, Auto Stop/Stop delayed

Anyone experience these issues with their Bolt v2's?


During navigation, turn prompts are late by 50-75 ft while on the road. Meaning I'm at the turn, but its showing I still have 50-75 ft to...
11-06-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,410
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

38c Pathfinder Pros

38c Pathfinder Pros
11-06-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,414
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Rotating weight makes a big difference... whether...

Rotating weight makes a big difference... whether is worth the cost is another. Common statement in the automotive and motorcycle worlds is 1 lb saving at the wheel equals 2 lbs in the chassis.
...
11-06-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Best find a LBS that either has loaner saddles...

Best find a LBS that either has loaner saddles and/or is willing to exchange if find the seat uncomfortable after a while. Specialized has a 30 day guarantee on theirs for fit... the issue will be...
11-06-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,412
Posted By bmwpowere36m3

Ergon GP grips.. biokork, awesome grips.

Ergon GP grips.. biokork, awesome grips.
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