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12-07-23, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By procrit

Everyone attaches a proximity sensor to the front...

Everyone attaches a proximity sensor to the front of their bike with a timer that is enabled when you within 10-12’ of another rider. That total time gets added to your bike split.
11-02-23, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,060
Posted By SurferRosa

People want to be able to eat their cheese...

People want to be able to eat their cheese stuffed crusts with one hand while steering their fat-tired e-bike with the other.

That is, until they're forced to buy another e-bike in two years after...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-23, 08:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,050
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I agree, it is not OK. Dylan Thomas had it right:...

I agree, it is not OK. Dylan Thomas had it right: "Rage, rage against the dying of the light." The fact that we get weaker is not an excuse to give up. It is not OK with me, not at all. I will fight,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-23, 11:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,617
Posted By VegasJen

I have them on every bike I ride, three road...

I have them on every bike I ride, three road bikes and two dedicated TT/triathlon bikes. I've gotten way more comfortable with them over the last couple of years. I don't use them nearly so much...
08-03-23, 10:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,525
Posted By genejockey

Not my experience.

Not my experience.
06-30-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By BobbyG

Cool Hotel Spin Bike...

Checked out the gym at the Moxie in Denver and found this:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/20230630_141755_2_fecbcf5cfab6f4d01c2ce9378ffa5e018a47ace8.jpg

The...
05-06-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,231
Posted By DaveSSS

What's needed is an adequate low gear, not more...

What's needed is an adequate low gear, not more chain rings. Triple cranks aren't common these days. I really like having a bike computer that tells me the grade of the road I'm climbing. I have...
05-04-23, 01:28 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,844
Posted By Iride01

Sure. It's the courteous thing to do and it lets...

Sure. It's the courteous thing to do and it lets that other person know that you aren't daydreaming and oblivious to all else. Though it might not be a wave, just a nod of the head or lifting of...
04-17-23, 05:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,556
Posted By indyfabz

I’m not taking the bait, but help yourselves.

I’m not taking the bait, but help yourselves.
02-01-23, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By Juke41

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0154_5200faf6d57f3bc7ad3627893c9632c3d245eec8.jpeg...
12-11-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By asgelle

Really? Because I've always understood clean air...

Really? Because I've always understood clean air hits the front of the bike and gets disturbed as it travels back.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,338
Posted By GhostRider62

Zwift's algo is bogus. If you want to cheat,...

Zwift's algo is bogus.

If you want to cheat, realize Zwift thinks a 70kg sphere has better aerodynamics than a long cylinder of the same mass.

SO, just put in the shortest height possible or...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,226
Posted By Koyote

These two changes are diametrically opposed: one...

These two changes are diametrically opposed: one gives you lower gearing, the other gives you higher gearing. Why would both be under consideration?

​​​​​​

Why would you be climbing on your 50t...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,100
Posted By tomato coupe

Golden Cheetah is great for stuff like this. My...

Golden Cheetah is great for stuff like this. My results from a solo 30 mile ride:
...
10-17-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17,897
Views: 1,549,767
Posted By Hermes

We get that a lot on Fiesta Island. The road is...

We get that a lot on Fiesta Island. The road is one way and 25 mph. Cars are usually faster but not always. Cyclists generally stay to side and cars and other bikes can pass. Some riders ride 2 or...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,775
Posted By Symox

In praise of the ding ding

I recently went from whistling to alert walkers on paths and roads to using a (very cheap) bicycle bell. I'm really surprised how much more effective the bell is. I think people are trained to know...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 797
Posted By Koyote

I'd take two-year old Ultegra Di2 over Tiagra...

I'd take two-year old Ultegra Di2 over Tiagra every day of the week, regardless of price difference.
09-29-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 22,066
Posted By KPREN

This whole thread actually belongs in the new...

This whole thread actually belongs in the new Trolling forum because that is exactly what it is.
09-29-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,892
Posted By livedarklions

Anything people post on an internet forum is...

Anything people post on an internet forum is probably a poor indicator of performance.
09-28-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,493
Posted By Koyote

You did nothing wrong, but that won't stop this...

You did nothing wrong, but that won't stop this thread from going for eight pages.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,888
Posted By genejockey

You have a gazillion spacers under the stem, AND...

You have a gazillion spacers under the stem, AND it's turned up, AND it's still, what 4.25" below the saddle? Also, you have a setback seatpost with the saddle pushed back almost as far as it will...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,888
Posted By big john

You should be able to ride with just light...

You should be able to ride with just light pressure on the hands. This depends partially on your core muscles. Try floating your hands just off the bar, elbows bent, no death grip.
A fitting might...
09-27-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,892
Posted By Koyote

Should I also post my net worth, penis length,...

Should I also post my net worth, penis length, and annual mileage?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,187
Posted By spdntrxi

full disc always is better... unless it's like...

full disc always is better... unless it's like 50mph+ wind
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,187
Posted By tempocyclist

Disc. And this:

Disc.

And this:
09-23-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 102,222
Posted By Doge

The more efficient metabolism gets fat with the...

The more efficient metabolism gets fat with the fewest calories. The fattest for the same intake and output are the most efficient. Ask Indurain.

For this thread, I'd wager all things being...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,187
Posted By cxwrench

Always disc on back. If it was windy enough for...

Always disc on back. If it was windy enough for it to be dangerous they'd cancel the event. I worked for a women's pro team for a decade and they (even the smallest girls) ALWAYS used the rear disc....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,187
Posted By datlas

How about 808 Front and Disc in back?

How about 808 Front and Disc in back?
09-22-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,285
Posted By Broctoon

I really appreciate the insightful comments...

I really appreciate the insightful comments already offered, which have helped me think through what I’d like to get out of my training. I’ll address questions from burnthesheep below.
...
09-22-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,285
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​This was my experience as well.

​​​​​​This was my experience as well.
09-22-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,285
Posted By Hermes

burnthesheep I like your post a lot. It is...

burnthesheep I like your post a lot. It is very well written and thoughtful.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,160
Posted By RChung

By chance I saw one just a couple of days ago. I...

By chance I saw one just a couple of days ago. I was out doing some tests with a guy who wanted to estimate his CdA and Crr so had pruchased a Notio and a TyreWiz (two, actually), so we were...
09-15-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,417
Posted By livedarklions

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of...

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of driving, I've never been unreasonably inconvenienced by a cyclist. I do deliberately "get in the way" of a driver behind me when they're likely to take a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,385
Posted By datlas

Many aluminum rims have wear markers...

Many aluminum rims have wear markers (indentations) so you know when they are worn. Lifespan really depends on how much braking you have done, but yes you can wear them out.
09-07-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 59,208
Posted By seypat

Since I do both, the wrong garment choices in...

Since I do both, the wrong garment choices in running can be hazardous to one's health, as can the inadequate nipple protection. So many places for friction problems. :D
09-06-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 22,066
Posted By Maelochs

This thread is rydabent-approved.

This thread is rydabent-approved.
09-06-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 22,066
Posted By Mojo31

You probably also shake your head at the electric...

You probably also shake your head at the electric scooters that lay around everywhere in the urban areas.


Me too.
09-04-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,910
Posted By dedhed

Money shot ...

Money shot
https://www.bikeforums.net/news-announcements/388447-banned-users-43.html#post22635306
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-22, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By znomit

2004 Critérium du Dauphiné Details here: ...

2004 Critérium du Dauphiné

Details here:
https://www.bikeradar.com/features/favourite-tour-de-france-bikes/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By alcjphil

Mountain time trial

Mountain time trial
08-25-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 16,306
Posted By livedarklions

Honestly, I see very few people riding ina TT...

Honestly, I see very few people riding ina TT sort of position, which is what I think Ryda thinks all DF riders do. And he completely ignores that the large majority of DF bikes are some sort of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,379
Posted By caloso

Many riders, self included, will do workouts of...

Many riders, self included, will do workouts of repeated intervals at a certain effort, whether that’s measured by power or heart rate or just feel. So don’t be surprised if you see a rider go hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,379
Posted By caloso

What kind of workout is this? Do you just head...

What kind of workout is this? Do you just head out to do laps and then look for a rabbit to chase?
08-22-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 16,306
Posted By genejockey

My problem, with 10 bikes, is that I have to...

My problem, with 10 bikes, is that I have to switch my saddle bag every time I switch bikes. After being CLOSE to the situation you describe - the velcro straps that go over the saddle rails came...
08-22-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,939
Posted By livedarklions

Agreed. And she is 100% at fault for the crime of...

Agreed. And she is 100% at fault for the crime of running.
08-21-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 16,306
Posted By Barry2

People with a more expensive bike than OP. ...

People with a more expensive bike than OP.

Barry
08-21-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 16,306
Posted By tomato coupe

Would it have been okay if he had a $1500 bike?

Would it have been okay if he had a $1500 bike?
08-19-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,007
Posted By sean.hwy

Did you mean kmh instead of mph ? Is this...

Did you mean kmh instead of mph ?

Is this for real? Just doing 30mph solo on road bike ( not a TT bike ) it's almost impossible ( not sprinting for a few minutes )



article from 2017...
Forum: Triathlon
08-17-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,302
Posted By _ForceD_

I don’t have the answer. But if you don’t figure...

I don’t have the answer. But if you don’t figure it out, you could run a “messenger” string through as you pull the old cable out. Then connect the messenger string to the new cable and pull it back...
08-10-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7,120
Views: 683,127
Posted By himespau

Holy cow, I feel like a rock star. I was cooling...

Holy cow, I feel like a rock star. I was cooling down after a group ride that I was supposed to be doing at z2 (yeah right, ride didn't have a set pace and I found a group too tempting not to chase)...
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