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Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By colnago62

Yes, actually it does. Willful Ignorance

Yes, actually it does. Willful Ignorance
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By colnago62

It is a very slow wheel change. Even flats where...

It is a very slow wheel change. Even flats where the team car is right there, you will see them get the spare bike out. Perfect example of that is when Cavendish flatted close to the finish, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By colnago62

That might true in general, but in this...

That might true in general, but in this particular situation, UAE was riding disc bikes in previous stages. I donít think it was because the riders didnít trust discs, they had other reasons.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By colnago62

What a super light weight bike allows a team to...

What a super light weight bike allows a team to do is add weight without it being a penalty. For example, adding a power meter or deeper section wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
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
07-14-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By colnago62

No. Levers and rotors

No. Levers and rotors
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By colnago62

UAE On Rim Brakes

UAE chose rim brake bikes for todayís stage in the Tour. One of the descents is the one that Sagan crashed on in 2018. A very technical drop, which makes their choice interesting. The team must feel...
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By colnago62

Bummer. That looks like a nice velodrome, though.

Bummer. That looks like a nice velodrome, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,113
Posted By colnago62

Trek has them built into their frames.

Trek has them built into their frames.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,195
Posted By colnago62

A jersey helps keep sweat from flinging off your...

A jersey helps keep sweat from flinging off your body on to other people.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,398
Posted By colnago62

Maybe true, May not be true. There is this fact...

Maybe true, May not be true. There is this fact that many, many cyclists in the days of steel bikes never used a torgue wrench to tighten anything on their bike with zero disaster. The same applies...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,195
Posted By colnago62

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend...

There is this thing called liability. Groups tend to try to reduce that as much as possible. Around here, if you showed up with no helmet to an organized ride without signing the waiver, you would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,398
Posted By colnago62

I live in a city where every other person is an...

I live in a city where every other person is an engineer of some sort. I have heard engineers say a lot of things that just were plain wrong. They always justify their position by saying, ďI am an...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 646
Posted By colnago62

I use this book and make stuff for rides. ...

I use this book and make stuff for rides.

https://www.amazon.com/Feed-Zone-Portables-Cookbook-Go/dp/1937715000
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,143
Posted By colnago62

1x had a disastrous debut in the pro peloton. One...

1x had a disastrous debut in the pro peloton. One team tried it and none since. when the Trek team went to SRAM, I remember reading that the company quietly designed a more standard crank for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,824
Posted By colnago62

I canít even imagine how many millions of...

I canít even imagine how many millions of Camebacks that have been sold. The military even uses them. Not to mention all the millions of similar products sold by other manufacturers. If there was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 708
Posted By colnago62

I understand. I am a musician.

I understand. I am a musician.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,143
Posted By colnago62

Most people shift to smaller cogs when climbing...

Most people shift to smaller cogs when climbing vs. sitting.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 708
Posted By colnago62

I think it is more of a case of they are not used...

I think it is more of a case of they are not used to talking to normal people about engineering. My Dad was an engineer and hated it when he tried to help me with math.
06-18-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,232
Posted By colnago62

The one I was told was sprinters with no...

The one I was told was sprinters with no endurance donít win bike races.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 377,104
Posted By colnago62

There used to be a small group of U.K. riders...

There used to be a small group of U.K. riders that did a small group ride years ago around here. The ride leader had a farm way out and they would ride and them cone back to the farm for tea. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,869
Posted By colnago62

Running lights will eventually get someone...

Running lights will eventually get someone killed. As cyclists, we think 25mph is fast. In a car 25mph is nothing. If the front group enters on a yellow, the vast majority of the rest will be going...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,297
Posted By colnago62

The rumor has been debunked as the sun came out...

The rumor has been debunked as the sun came out in honor of Memorial Day
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,520
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...
05-14-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By colnago62

When Fabian Cancellara retired, he mentioned he...

When Fabian Cancellara retired, he mentioned he wouldnít miss the constant dieting, so you arenít alone😂
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By colnago62

New Frame From Trek

So just got the word, new frame from Trek. A Madone SLR rim brake 😳. I did not realize they still make rim brake frames, but apparently they do. I asked if I could get a disc instead, No was the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By colnago62

Get your Covid-19 shot. It is being required for...

Get your Covid-19 shot. It is being required for racing at our local velodrome. I have a feeling that will become a standard everywhere
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,082
Posted By colnago62

This popped up a week ago on GP Lamaís Channel....

This popped up a week ago on GP Lamaís Channel. https://youtu.be/_H3iNP-FDd0
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,867
Posted By colnago62

As always, it really depends on the individual. I...

As always, it really depends on the individual. I would say generally, once the grade goes past around 4%, 200 plus lb. riders start suffering if the climb lasts too long.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By colnago62

I found some Dura Ace levers, levers only for a...

I found some Dura Ace levers, levers only for a better price (Nothing Dura Ace is a good price). I will see if they are actually in stock.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,531
Posted By colnago62

On road I ride 44cm bars. On the track I ride...

On road I ride 44cm bars. On the track I ride 38cm bars. It takes a couple of track sessions to get my timing back. The more narrow the bars, the better your technique needs to be. Kilo riders spend...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,717
Posted By colnago62

I use TrainingPeaks which does a very good job of...

I use TrainingPeaks which does a very good job of tracking power metrics in the road. Most of my structured work is either on a trainer or at the track. It is very easy to measure improvement in both...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,678
Posted By colnago62

It is a tandem sprint bike. They are probably...

It is a tandem sprint bike. They are probably putting out over 4,000 watts combined. The tire blew up, that caused the wheel to fail.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By colnago62

If Trek frames work for you, take a look at the...

If Trek frames work for you, take a look at the Domane with the adjustable ISO Speed. It really does a great job at absorbing vibration and bumps. It is on the heavy side and is not as nimble as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,867
Posted By colnago62

10lbs extra weight is alot when going up hill.

10lbs extra weight is alot when going up hill.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,583
Posted By colnago62

Trek uses the Madone in more than flat races. I...

Trek uses the Madone in more than flat races. I think Mads used a Madone when he took Worlds. I also think Ritchie Port used a Madone when he won the Walunga Hill stage. Of course pros climb at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,678
Posted By colnago62

This is a privately owned site. They can limit...

This is a privately owned site. They can limit what you say and talk about.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,582
Posted By colnago62

The problem with Merlin is that currently, they...

The problem with Merlin is that currently, they have a $25.00 flat fee shipping. They no longer have free shipping to the U.S.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,678
Posted By colnago62

This person has nade up their mind that carbon is...

This person has nade up their mind that carbon is a fragile and dangerous material. No amount of reality is going to change his mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By colnago62

Toe clips arenít dangerous. When in traffic,...

Toe clips arenít dangerous. When in traffic, donít pull them tight. This is what people rode before clipless came along in the mid 80ís or so. I road them for years. The first time you come to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,848
Posted By colnago62

I have the same power meter on all my bikes and...

I have the same power meter on all my bikes and the trainer is a Hammer H2. I feel like power meter difference might account for a small difference, however the biggest factors are the things that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,848
Posted By colnago62

🤣🤣😂 kind of like bell bottom pants

🤣🤣😂 kind of like bell bottom pants
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,848
Posted By colnago62

Mine was different. My indoor was higher than my...

Mine was different. My indoor was higher than my road. My track was the highest of all. I think my outdoor was lower due to it being difficult to find a course free of obstruction. I have always...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,848
Posted By colnago62

If you had a power meter on your outdoor rides...

If you had a power meter on your outdoor rides you would notice your variability numbers would be higher than indoor.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By colnago62

😂😂😂 I know what you mean. I was looking for a...

😂😂😂 I know what you mean. I was looking for a carbon stem and it was on sale for $125.00. Thatís why I bought it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,214
Posted By colnago62

If you donít want others to respond, pm him.

If you donít want others to respond, pm him.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,228
Posted By colnago62

DCR has done a review. ...

DCR has done a review.

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2021/03/garmin-rally-power-meter-review-spd-spd-sl-look-keo.html
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,951
Posted By colnago62

Seems like a reasonable assumption to make given...

Seems like a reasonable assumption to make given the current guidelines for getting the vaccine.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,951
Posted By colnago62

Classes are about to start again at the...

Classes are about to start again at the velodrome. Everyone will be wearing masks even while riding. It could be an over abundance of caution, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By colnago62

I donít have those but I do have Dura Ace 9000...

I donít have those but I do have Dura Ace 9000 and Ultegra r8000. Zero difference for me in terms of on the bike riding experience.
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