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01-25-23, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,049
Posted By wheelreason

Why do we need anything other than the ratio...

Why do we need anything other than the ratio between the the chainring and the cassette sprocket here? And more importantly, can I score some of ya'lls stash...
I will say that there is a difference...
01-23-23, 07:54 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,901
Posted By tomato coupe

A lot of people are afraid of math. You should...

A lot of people are afraid of math. You should have shown him some graphs and told him you were going to unleash some ďforce times cadenceĒ on him. Thatís always worked for me.:-)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-23, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,826
Views: 49,063
Posted By BillyD

(Borrowed from another thread.) I think I...

(Borrowed from another thread.)

I think I played my last softball last year, two sub-par years in a row and I can hear the little birdies telling me to hang it up before I embarrass myself...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,890
Posted By rm -rf

Actual data vs self selected This survey is...

Actual data vs self selected
This survey is kind of like the average speed reports. Riders tend to look down at the display when they are going pretty fast and feeling good, not doing random...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,059
Posted By ZeCanon

Hey the old login still works ;)

Hey the old login still works ;)
11-22-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,052
Posted By ange007

he bikes to work and he's a triathlete with some...

he bikes to work and he's a triathlete with some nasty injuries. got hit by a truck years ago. i'd post a link but i can't cus i'm a newbie. but if you google the phrase below, you might find it
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-22, 11:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,059
Posted By mstateglfr

Cycling Tips just fired a bunch of quality staff.

https://mobile.twitter.com/CaleyFretz/status/1592670777421500417?s=20&t=L0QoGOsPY0ydwHVTV0O_kg

Nerd Alert is such a good podcast. When they have Caley, Rome, Zach, and James as a group it is just...
11-04-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,996
Posted By afrdav

Your wish is my command!! sorry for the...

Your wish is my command!!

sorry for the absence - the threads became a little too much to bare and I have been a bit distracted these past few weeks - cycling on my trip of course!

Tomorrow...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,620
Posted By genejockey

These are MUCH more widely applicable than just...

These are MUCH more widely applicable than just cycling fora, though I think you may have missed "Anyone who disagrees with me is either an idiot or has been duped by Big [insert relevant industry ]"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,313
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Power is most useful when you're not doing...

Power is most useful when you're not doing structured training. You can do that without power. If you want to get the most training benefit from your riding without actually doing structured...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,313
Posted By terrymorse

I remember receiving the PDF when Andy was asking...

I remember receiving the PDF when Andy was asking for comments.

The amusing meta info from that March 2003 document (Distiller 4, Word 9):...
05-08-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,633
Posted By HTupolev

What are you comparing with what? Under many...

What are you comparing with what? Under many circumstances, it's true that the total aerodynamic drag on a bike+rider system is far higher than the rolling resistance. But aerodynamic drag happens...
Forum: Triathlon
05-05-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,217
Posted By cyclezen

As noted, there are quite a number of good...

As noted, there are quite a number of good resources which you can refer to for basic triath training, books and internet. But you also have a 14 yr old, who will have her own ideas on what she...
04-12-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By genejockey

Totally agree. If you don't want to/can't afford...

Totally agree. If you don't want to/can't afford to buy one new, you might find one on Craigs List or FB Marketplace for a lot less. I've had one for a year and some, and it's great! When I used...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,549
Posted By HTupolev

How big of a discrepancy were you looking for,...

How big of a discrepancy were you looking for, and how much precision did your testing have?

The speed advantage of latex tubes over butyl can be on the order of a couple tenths of a mph. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,095
Posted By UmneyDurak

When I needed to replace my cycling computer...

When I needed to replace my cycling computer temporary I used Jepster. Works pretty well. Detects all the sensors. Has auto start and pause.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,503
Posted By asgelle

Josh Poertner has spoken often about how much...

Josh Poertner has spoken often about how much energy aero wheels save sitting in a peloton and how significant that can be at the end of a race.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,503
Posted By HTupolev

The CdA of a human body does not drop to zero...

The CdA of a human body does not drop to zero when that person is hired to race professionally.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,503
Posted By TMonk

TBH I'm not certain. I think I'm riding a very,...

TBH I'm not certain. I think I'm riding a very, very old gen HED Jet 6 with a 25 mm Corsa Speed and a latex tube. The tube and tire class are good choices, but the rest of it leaves something to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,503
Posted By burnthesheep

Nope, you're wrong. You don't even have to...

Nope, you're wrong.

You don't even have to measure the inflated tire with calipers and do the math on that one. For the inflated size, the max tire for aero even quoted by HED themselves on...
12-09-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,893
Posted By ofajen

Here is Tom Anhaltís article from back in 2009...

Here is Tom Anhaltís article from back in 2009 where he describes how higher pressure lowers rolling resistance but at some point ( depending on many factors) increases suspension losses in the rider...
12-05-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,893
Posted By WhyFi

What was that - the good ol' Chang Method? ...

What was that - the good ol' Chang Method?







:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By MoAlpha

Chronically denervated muscles should show...

Chronically denervated muscles should show atrophy and fasciculations, (small twitchy movements at rest). If you're concerned ask your doc to refer you for electromyography and nerve conduction...
10-29-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,975
Posted By WhyFi

I just realized that this was in General, not the...

I just realized that this was in General, not the 41.

Even. Better.
10-29-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,362
Posted By genejockey

It's not "Ask the opinions of dozens of strangers...

It's not "Ask the opinions of dozens of strangers on the internet", is it?
10-24-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,381
Posted By Digger Goreman

Mrs. Goreman is 100% French and relates that, in...

Mrs. Goreman is 100% French and relates that, in the past, it took 10 years to get motorists to coexist with bikes. However, using national recognition campaigns was well worth this step. Now it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,468
Posted By aclinjury

Right. In my experience, one of the major...

Right. In my experience, one of the major "advantage" of being able to train long hours per week is that:
1. your routine doesn't have to be "efficient" because you will gain fitness based on sheer...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 838
Posted By atwl77

I think this would depend on the specific set of...

I think this would depend on the specific set of aerobars - or to be more precise, how much adjustment the specific model provides. I use the Profile Design Sonic Ergo 35a, where the pads have some...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,468
Posted By esarhaddon

There is a connectIQ data field for Garmin...

There is a connectIQ data field for Garmin devices that allows you to dual record multiple power meters to the same fit file. (ANT+ Power Meter by takura87 -...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,468
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You might be able to use your phone to record one...

You might be able to use your phone to record one or both of them.
09-27-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,694
Posted By gpburdell

As a runner who also cycles I'm seeing a roughly...

As a runner who also cycles I'm seeing a roughly 3:1 distance ratio and slightly less than 1:1 time ratio in terms of cycling vs running calorie burn estimates (running higher/hr). These seem to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,771
Posted By sw20

bikedataone has some interesting looking apps

bikedataone has some interesting looking apps
09-01-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By njkayaker

Map dashboard. Especially, if you have a...

Map dashboard.

Especially, if you have a large screen model like the 1030.

https://apps.garmin.com/en-US/apps/8633c044-afff-4834-b71f-9f10113b5276

There's a 4 field version and a 6 field...
08-29-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By njkayaker

GRouteLoader does the same thing as the RWGPS app...

GRouteLoader does the same thing as the RWGPS app (which isn’t available for the 1030+). It does other stuff too. It also is available as a widget (which means you can use it while recording an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,771
Posted By njkayaker

GRouteLoader. Works like the RWGPS app which...

GRouteLoader.

Works like the RWGPS app which isn't available for the 1030+.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,771
Posted By PeteHski

I'm currently using:- Powerslider Heart...

I'm currently using:-

Powerslider
Heart Rate Zones Chart
Climb Gauge
BBS Power Targets (although it doesn't work properly with TBT routing switched on)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,771
Posted By dscohen

Right now, I'm using the following Third-Party...

Right now, I'm using the following Third-Party Data Fields:
- Strava Relative Effort
- PowerSlider
- What's My FTP? - Xert
- SPH Graph - SPHGraWH
- In The Zone (my favorite right now)
...
08-22-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By canklecat

Ditto, aero kit -- jersey, at a minimum -- and...

Ditto, aero kit -- jersey, at a minimum -- and helmet offer most bang for the buck in getting aero. Next to getting and holding an aero position, which is free but uncomfortable. So plan on burning...
08-22-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By Maelochs

I agree with RChung---and not just because he is...

I agree with RChung---and not just because he is an engineer and a math genius who has spent a lifetime studying this stuff.

Your position on the bike is probably the biggest thing you can change,...
08-22-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By burnthesheep

Road, TT, or triathlon? Recreational use or...

Road, TT, or triathlon? Recreational use or mixed in with race use? Road or criterium? These will help people point you the right way. People buy race bikes for varied reasons, so know use helps....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,041
Posted By terrymorse

Not true. The case rate among the vaccinated is...

Not true. The case rate among the vaccinated is considerably less than among the non-vaccinated. It's currently about one fourth as much in our county.



The healthiest thing you can do is get...
07-25-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,476
Posted By DaveLeeNC

FWIW, GPS measurement of elevation is VERY poor...

FWIW, GPS measurement of elevation is VERY poor compared to horizontal position. If your GPS device could read satellite data from satellites on the opposite side of the planet, then elevation...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,436
Posted By GhostRider62

For an endurance rider, FTP isn't the be all and...

For an endurance rider, FTP isn't the be all and end all. You want to be able to ride at a very high percentage of FTP for a long time. Without a PM or lactate meter, how would one optimize...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,436
Posted By MinnMan

Coming from you, I'll take that as a win. As to...

Coming from you, I'll take that as a win. As to most of my post, about what I learned: You can tell me that I should have learned it differently, or that I should have drawn other conclusions. But I...
06-25-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,817
Posted By caloso

I never knew that, but that makes total sense! ...

I never knew that, but that makes total sense!

When I was an undergrad, my GF had an apartment on the north side of campus. I had a Schwinn World Sport and I think my lowest gear was probably...
06-24-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,359
Posted By asgelle

It turns out the white horse was two inches...

It turns out the white horse was two inches taller than the black one https://startsat60.com/media/lifestyle/jokes/daily-joke-a-man-bought-two-horses-but-couldnt-tell-them-apart
06-19-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,466
Posted By cyccommute

I have a purple one. PM me and itís yours.

I have a purple one. PM me and itís yours.
06-19-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,466
Posted By woodcraft

IKR, I would hate to lose mine. One...

IKR, I would hate to lose mine.

One disconnected from a Crank Bros tool is only about 10g more, 'tho...

It depends on the type of riding being done, but these days folks are getting off the...
06-17-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,466
Posted By woodcraft

I carry one & have used it to shorten chain to...

I carry one & have used it to shorten chain to single-speed after catastrophic RD events.

Once on road in remote area, once 5+ miles out on fire road.

This one is good and compact, 'tho it...
06-10-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,045
Posted By tomato coupe

One person's bug is another person's feature.

One person's bug is another person's feature.
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