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07-21-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By ZHVelo

Because it is completely irrelevant. There is a...

Because it is completely irrelevant. There is a direct relationship between power and calories burnt (does depend on each human's efficiency).
07-17-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By ZHVelo

That is an interesting idea, I do eat rather...

That is an interesting idea, I do eat rather little meat for someone who is not vegetarian/vegan.
07-16-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By ZHVelo

Not sure how else to describe it. Feels a bit...

Not sure how else to describe it. Feels a bit like when it is close to dinner time and lunch was a long time ago. And as I said, eating makes it better. Which is what I don't totally get, I don't...
07-16-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By ZHVelo

Belly ache. Feels like it is totally empty.

Belly ache. Feels like it is totally empty.
07-13-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By ZHVelo

Thanks for all the thoughts, several things I can...

Thanks for all the thoughts, several things I can try out over the next few times.

And yes, right as I get to the top, seems like during the ride it does not occur / I don't notice it. And no,...
07-13-21, 02:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By ZHVelo

Ok I think I will try to cut back on the powder...

Ok I think I will try to cut back on the powder and dates, and just add something real, either a sandwich (I like that idea), or a quality bar that isn't just sugar, but some protein and slower...
07-12-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By ZHVelo

Thanks for the reply. I drink about 750ml per...

Thanks for the reply. I drink about 750ml per hour right from the start. I know some people who drink quite a bit less, I doubt it is that. The dates weigh 8g on average, most between 7-9g, so two...
07-11-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,013
Posted By ZHVelo

EPO was a huge buff to performance in cycling....

EPO was a huge buff to performance in cycling. Unless they found ways to do it again that can't be detected yet (microdosing?) or he has a new thing, the gear Pogacar is on is not the same level as...
07-11-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 937
Posted By ZHVelo

Ummmm ...

Ummmm

https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1354038324684591106/GBbBJTYU.jpg
07-11-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By ZHVelo

Enough fuel but stomach empty?

So I noticed that when I don't start riding shortly after my breakfast at home, but instead eat and then drive to a mountain pass, I invariably have an upset stomach upon reaching the top. Fuel is...
06-29-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,940
Posted By ZHVelo

If you have two bikes with the same components at...

If you have two bikes with the same components at a similar price, why should weight then not also be a factor to consider next? Maybe fit comes before still, but at some point it is a valid factor...
06-24-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,783
Posted By ZHVelo

Varies from person to person, I took 4 days off...

Varies from person to person, I took 4 days off after the first shot (Moderna), just now after the second, had the worst headache of my life (I usually don't even get them) the day after, but already...
06-24-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,050
Posted By ZHVelo

Maybe it was fit for comfort, not aerodynamics.

Maybe it was fit for comfort, not aerodynamics.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,143
Posted By ZHVelo

And it is good practice to get out of the saddle,...

And it is good practice to get out of the saddle, no?
06-19-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By ZHVelo

Thank you, how can I do this? The Di2 only lets...

Thank you, how can I do this? The Di2 only lets me go into 34-13, it will not move to the 12 if I am in small chainring up front and I think I read on google that it is supposed to do this.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,143
Posted By ZHVelo

This is entirely dependent on gradient and the...

This is entirely dependent on gradient and the watts you can push. Yea sure pros can get away with 36-28, because the watts required to push RPM X at gradient Y is doable for them.
06-18-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By ZHVelo

I don't know, but I think I was just imagining...

I don't know, but I think I was just imagining things.

However, what did seem to help was raising the pulley by altering the B-screw. I did that last night and thought it was better. Today's ride...
06-17-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By ZHVelo

Ok methinks I will order the old style pulleys...

Ok methinks I will order the old style pulleys then. I am guessing it would be big chainring with larger cogs? That would be fine for me, you can always just go into the small ring one gear earlier,...
06-15-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By ZHVelo

Maybe I then need to ask the shop what lube they...

Maybe I then need to ask the shop what lube they had on.
06-15-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By ZHVelo

I just find it highly questionable. A half a turn...

I just find it highly questionable. A half a turn in the low limit screw has such an impact on observable noise, and noise between cogs? The 12 cog is silent but the 13 is loud? If size matters I...
06-15-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By ZHVelo

But that does not explain that some gears are...

But that does not explain that some gears are more quiet and that moving the position of the derailleur also seems to impact noise levels. Nor that after using lube there is basically silence for 20...
06-14-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By ZHVelo

Thank you for the replies!

Thank you for the replies!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,143
Posted By ZHVelo

You could just get 50-34 and 11-34 cassette....

You could just get 50-34 and 11-34 cassette. Still have the 50-11 for downhill and you have the 1-1 ratio as your lowest gear.
06-14-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By ZHVelo

New Ultegra Di2 Noise

Update
So I think I can update now, after yesterday's ride and also today where I tested for half an hour without re-lubing, raising the pulley solved this for me. If you pay attention you can still...
06-12-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By ZHVelo

Di2 E-Tube issues

Hi all,

I have two issues with e-tube

1. For synchro shift for the coming down selection I can only select 2nd to 4th cogs to perform the shift to the small ring up front. I would like to try...
06-06-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 630
Posted By ZHVelo

Update: And I will add this to the OP in case...

Update: And I will add this to the OP in case someone has a similar issue: I finally (I got a new bike in the meantime so wasn't too bothered, but recently due to bad weather I started doing indoor...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,605
Posted By ZHVelo

If 39/32 the best you can do, do do it. And...

If 39/32 the best you can do, do do it. And unless the climb is very uneven (i.e. the 8.5% is some 5% some 10+ %) that should be fine with 280W.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-21, 04:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,605
Posted By ZHVelo

What wattage will you cycle at for that duration?...

What wattage will you cycle at for that duration?

I am particularly interested in this, because my favourite local climb is 2.9km (so a tad shorter) at 8.9% average gradient. And I use 34/32 or...
06-05-21, 04:01 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,099
Posted By ZHVelo

I said a lot of things, not every thing. ...

I said a lot of things, not every thing.

Who pays 200 for a monthly phone service though...
06-04-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,232
Posted By ZHVelo

You might be lucky. Performance response in...

You might be lucky. Performance response in individuals to training stimulus follows a normal curve - some people may see no or almost no improvement.

Saying that, I made by far the most progress...
06-04-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,099
Posted By ZHVelo

Ads are the money. A lot of things would not work...

Ads are the money. A lot of things would not work without them.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By ZHVelo

Scribe, deep section but incredibly light. In...

Scribe, deep section but incredibly light. In fact, judging by a quick google, very similar weight to your number 1, maybe 150-200g only more but a lot deeper rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-21, 04:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,605
Posted By ZHVelo

You want to do 2 miles at 8.5% gradient with...

You want to do 2 miles at 8.5% gradient with 39/27? Unless you are real strong, good luck grinding that out.
06-04-21, 03:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,099
Posted By ZHVelo

George Orwell would be shocked that you consider...

George Orwell would be shocked that you consider a social media app equivalent to a totalitarian regime.

The biggest threat anyway isn't giving the data to Strava in itself, but someone using it...
06-04-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,099
Posted By ZHVelo

It is certainly not only Facebook if it is...

It is certainly not only Facebook if it is Facebook to some extent. All of the people suggested to me as "friends" are not my friends on Facebook (which I rarely use anymore). It even tells me who...
06-04-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,222
Posted By ZHVelo

No, they won't work. For long term lower body fat...

No, they won't work. For long term lower body fat % you need to change your diet. And that's hard. I wanted to lose 1-2kg compared to last year, which was already pretty low for an amateur cyclists,...
06-04-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By ZHVelo

Personally caffeine does improve my performance...

Personally caffeine does improve my performance and my memory isn't good but I am rather certain studies do exist that show for many people this is the case. Caffeine is not illegal (anymore)....
06-04-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,232
Posted By ZHVelo

If he has 50lbs over the people he is riding...

If he has 50lbs over the people he is riding with, then that may be a reason for getting dropped. Given he is only 150lbs and hits the gym it is safe to assume he is not too fat so his body...
06-03-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,232
Posted By ZHVelo

Since you only weigh 150lbs it seems weight isn't...

Since you only weigh 150lbs it seems weight isn't your problem. You need more power. A lot of ways you can do that. Depends also a bit on how you get dropped - are these short climbs where people go...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,531
Posted By ZHVelo

Just a quick update in case people are...

Just a quick update in case people are interested, I managed to stop the bouncing and increase my power output outside, I am already over 100W higher than last year, and beat while riding outside the...
05-12-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 978
Posted By ZHVelo

Pull on the brake levers.

Pull on the brake levers.
05-11-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,470
Posted By ZHVelo

Intervals.icu , which will only be used by people...

Intervals.icu , which will only be used by people interested not only in cycling but stats and improving themselves, suggests that at my weight 348W/5 minute would be ca. 75th percentile. To call...
05-10-21, 12:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,470
Posted By ZHVelo

What does "not fit" mean? It suggests they could...

What does "not fit" mean? It suggests they could be if they wanted (i.e. trained). My point is, most humans will never achieve your numbers, even if they are at prime athletic age. So either you were...
05-09-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,470
Posted By ZHVelo

60s, 348 watts over 5 minutes and 322 over 20...

60s, 348 watts over 5 minutes and 322 over 20 minutes?

Most people in their 20s cannot achieve that. How much do you weigh?
05-03-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By ZHVelo

If Remco has recovered close to 100% it should be...

If Remco has recovered close to 100% it should be a banger.
05-03-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,470
Posted By ZHVelo

Your max HR while cycling is not the same as your...

Your max HR while cycling is not the same as your max HR while running. Stop comparing the two.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By ZHVelo

Oh yea, what he says about jet lag, going East to...

Oh yea, what he says about jet lag, going East to West is no issue, it's like going to bed very late one night. But West to East can really **** you over.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,250
Posted By ZHVelo

On my GP5000s I am in the low 60s (28mm). Doesn't...

On my GP5000s I am in the low 60s (28mm). Doesn't seem to be an issue. But generally roads are good here.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,867
Posted By ZHVelo

Maybe you got asymptomatic covid, but performance...

Maybe you got asymptomatic covid, but performance is slightly affected.

On the other hand, the group rides with more climbing were only 2.5mph slower than the flat one. I don't now how steep your...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By ZHVelo

That area is stock full of passes. You can also...

That area is stock full of passes. You can also do Grimsel, Furka, Susten in one lap, or you can do all six in a huge 8, if you're crazy enough ;) There is also Grosse Scheidegg near as well, though...
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