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Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,359
Posted By ZHVelo

That is heavenly!

That is heavenly!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,359
Posted By ZHVelo

Crepes. I would love a crepes on a ride. It's...

Crepes. I would love a crepes on a ride. It's mostly carbs as well (I do mine with low-fat milk, no eggs and water and flour) either with jam and sugar, or even Nutella, maybe that one towards the...
11-18-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 16,062
Posted By ZHVelo

I see that my decision to block him was a good...

I see that my decision to block him was a good one.
11-18-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 16,062
Posted By ZHVelo

You should, riding in the mountains is...

You should, riding in the mountains is liberating. Even if it is tough. Once you reach the top, it is amazing.
11-17-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 16,062
Posted By ZHVelo

I don't remember where but someone maybe from a...

I don't remember where but someone maybe from a discord was riding near LA, and yes! there are proper climbs there, and I looked at a topographical map of the region and it is indeed just very hilly...
11-17-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 16,062
Posted By ZHVelo

It isn't just about getting up though, but about...

It isn't just about getting up though, but about how. You can get up with 34-28, too, but at what cadence? For pros that's fine, they output a lot more power, but for amateurs or hobby riders, do you...
11-16-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 16,062
Posted By ZHVelo

50-34 and 11-32, ride in the alps. You do...

50-34 and 11-32, ride in the alps.

You do theoretically spin out going downhill on 50-11, however, the speeds at which this happen are quite sufficient for me. I have never actually properly spun...
11-16-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,422
Posted By ZHVelo

It will end up with some form of...

It will end up with some form of continuous/incremental shifting without a cassette at all.
11-16-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,417
Posted By ZHVelo

I use the same whey powder I used when I was in...

I use the same whey powder I used when I was in the gym. It tastes well, mixes well, has good reviews, ingredients have little trash by the looks of it, and it has a lot of proteins (at the upper...
11-11-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By ZHVelo

That's amazing! And I bet, probably sounds...

That's amazing! And I bet, probably sounds hilarious. I am actually German so I try not to speak it at all because I think Germans speaking Schwiizerdütsch just sounds so awful, but sometimes it just...
11-10-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By ZHVelo

Where you learn that?!

Where you learn that?!
11-09-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,290
Posted By ZHVelo

That is not entirely true. For one, this is...

That is not entirely true. For one, this is largely due to fast food type food which sure as hell is full of fat and processed food. And fats themselves aren't all the same. Plant >>>> animal fat for...
11-09-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,290
Posted By ZHVelo

It works well because they are not at high...

It works well because they are not at high intensities. It depends on how the body produces energy. And at lower intensities it uses fat. For everyone. For most of the energy generation. And you can...
11-09-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By ZHVelo

Long jump inofficial world record also at...

Long jump inofficial world record also at altitude. But I don't know at what altitude they stop counting the jump as official.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 152,018
Posted By ZHVelo

So say 87 inseam * 2/3 = 58 so a 58 frame?

So say 87 inseam * 2/3 = 58 so a 58 frame?
11-09-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By ZHVelo

intervals.icu and make your own rides.

intervals.icu and make your own rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,342
Posted By ZHVelo

I went from somewhat expensive Rudy glasses to...

I went from somewhat expensive Rudy glasses to cheapish Uvex ones. The photochromatic ability of the cheaper Uvex is better and the comfort, too.

Only slight drawback is that if I face down, they...
10-08-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,339
Posted By ZHVelo

Maybe the fit is better?

Maybe the fit is better?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By ZHVelo

Northwave shoes

Does anyone have experience with these shoes? I have the Core Plus Wide at the moment, but am looking to upgrade. I am eyeing the Extreme GT 2 ones but am wondering if they would also suit my wider...
09-07-21, 01:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,193
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, it is very good to quickly see distance and...

Yes, it is very good to quickly see distance and elevation between two points. For a proper route that syncs to the bike computer I do it on Strava though (or ridewithgps and my bike computer does...
07-21-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 9,637
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: 25
Views: 2,897
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: 25
Views: 2,897
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: 25
Views: 2,897
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: 25
Views: 2,897
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: 25
Views: 2,897
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: 25
Views: 2,897
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: 3,998
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: 2,409
Posted By ZHVelo

Ummmm ...

Ummmm

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07-11-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,897
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: 7,061
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: 3,478
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: 5,208
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: 5,251
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: 1,300
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: 5,251
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: 1,300
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: 1,300
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: 1,300
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: 1,300
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: 1,300
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: 286
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: 5,251
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: 1,300
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: 286
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: 673
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: 1,797
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: 1,797
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: 6,498
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: 47
Views: 6,141
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...
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