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05-29-24, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By Hermes

I will echo others that say ride with power and...

I will echo others that say ride with power and collect and store the data. It is hard to predict the future and how you may decide to use the power meter and new data. You may then wish you had...
05-27-24, 10:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,808
Posted By genejockey

Ad Hominem: "Your argument is bad because you're...

Ad Hominem: "Your argument is bad because you're an idiot."

Not Ad Hominem: "You're an idiot because your argument is bad."
05-21-24, 05:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,491
Posted By msu2001la

My Kickr Snap has been trouble free since I...

My Kickr Snap has been trouble free since I purchased it (right after starting this thread). I have no regrets - it's been a very solid trainer and the "wheel on" aspect hasn't bothered me a bit....
05-20-24, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 672
Posted By Iride01

Have you looked at the elevation graph for your...

Have you looked at the elevation graph for your ride. There was one time my elevation graph had a big glitch mid-ride and all of a sudden it started showing everything as being quit a bit higher....
05-18-24, 11:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,024
Posted By unterhausen

merged two threads with exactly the same title,...

merged two threads with exactly the same title, one from general cycling. Not sure if that's going to make any funny exchanges, but I imagine people can figure it out.
05-15-24, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By hidetaka

Great news! While the ∆roDefender is sold out,...

Great news! While the ∆roDefender is sold out, spoke fins (https://nullwinds.com/collections/fees-products/products/aerocross-pro-train-wheel-set) are still available!
05-07-24, 06:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,025
Posted By MoAlpha

If VO2max is all that, why do women outlive men? ...

If VO2max is all that, why do women outlive men?

Seriously, though, itís clearly a marker of something important and presumably correlates with a whole batch of other health parameters, but Iím...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-24, 11:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,927
Posted By PeteHski

It is actually the differences in acceleration...

It is actually the differences in acceleration and deceleration which cancel out. The rotational inertia of the wheels is a constant value for a given wheelset. But yes it is because the wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-24, 01:04 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,927
Posted By terrymorse

Ah, memories. Back in the day, we would tie and...

Ah, memories. Back in the day, we would tie and solder our spokes where they crossed, because we thought it made wheels stiffer.

It had zero effect on stiffness, but we didnít know that at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-24, 02:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,492
Posted By Koyote

I paraphrased from the Wikipedia...

I paraphrased from the Wikipedia (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canton_Avenue) page which, which says (in full): steepest officially recorded public street in the United States...
05-01-24, 07:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,501
Posted By downtube42

I'm not a serious cyclist. In fact I'm not really...

I'm not a serious cyclist. In fact I'm not really serious about much of anything. I have a unicycle and a recumbent in my garage for crying out loud; no serious person would own such abominations...
04-30-24, 10:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,501
Posted By Steamer

I only come here for the graphs.

I only come here for the graphs.
04-22-24, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,838
Posted By terrymorse

Yesterday's Hamilton ride was a bit off. I was on...

Yesterday's Hamilton ride was a bit off. I was on a good pace until the last climb, when the power dropped off. It was hot, and the first real heat of the season. Maybe that's why. Times vs. last...
04-22-24, 06:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,284
Posted By BTinNYC

I was JRA, very happily trapped in my planned...

I was JRA, very happily trapped in my planned zone 2 haze when I got together with a strong guy from the neighborhood. Colombian ex-racer. Next thing I know he's hammering the hill and YELLING at me...
04-16-24, 07:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,838
Posted By MoAlpha

It sure could, but more time trying to stay with...

It sure could, but more time trying to stay with the local knuckleheads in Z3-5 would be even worse. :p
03-16-24, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By BTinNYC

Perfect. This plus terrymorse 's Volume comment...

Perfect. This plus terrymorse 's Volume comment say I'm on the right path.

And no to touring. We're staying at a friend's home near Girona, then to a hotel outside Foix, France. We're not...
03-07-24, 09:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,723
Posted By Hermes

I owe RChung some files and I have not sent them...

I owe RChung some files and I have not sent them - to busy riding but more like have to find the files and download which is a weak excuse.
02-26-24, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,580
Posted By work4bike

Yeah, that is a good article, two of my favorite...

Yeah, that is a good article, two of my favorite quotes from the article:...
02-26-24, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,580
Posted By Ric Stern

First off congrats on getting on the bike,...

First off congrats on getting on the bike, building fitness, and improving your health. Nice work.

220 - age has a reasonable sized error to it. Robert Chung will correct, but off the top of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-24, 01:54 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 26,119
Posted By choddo

Decent balanced analysis...

Decent balanced analysis https://escapecollective.com/thomas-de-gendts-uae-tour-crash-is-a-warning-to-all/
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 10:08 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,889
Posted By tomato coupe

I would say it's actually the opposite. Many...

I would say it's actually the opposite. Many stressful events (family emergencies, health problems, job loss, etc.) can be made much less stressful if you have money.
02-11-24, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By Ric Stern

The original poster should use a 25 W/min ramp...

The original poster should use a 25 W/min ramp rate. And, if possible split this further, e.g., 5 W every 12-secs. You should start the test at very low power (most people less than 100 W), and keep...
02-09-24, 02:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,813
Posted By spelger

i have not been a paying zwift custoemr for 2...

i have not been a paying zwift custoemr for 2 years now. moved to rouvy and like it a lot. after 2 years of rouvy i am a bit disappointed thouhg, nothing new. new routes but nothing aside from that....
02-09-24, 01:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,024
Posted By ofajen

Hereís a link to a blog on calculating running...

Hereís a link to a blog on calculating running power and relating that to expected race time:

https://blog.stryd.com/2020/01/10/how-to-calculate-your-race-time-from-your-target-power/


About...
02-07-24, 02:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,024
Posted By ofajen

Sounds good. My rough approximation above...

Sounds good. My rough approximation above indicates about 2.6 at a 6 minute mile and about 4.0 at a 12 minute pace.

Otto
01-30-24, 03:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,723
Posted By zandoval

Post ride roast chicken is great... But don't...

Post ride roast chicken is great... But don't forget the beer...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-24, 09:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,124
Posted By zacster

I started this thread? It came up just now in...

I started this thread? It came up just now in the subscribed section and I don't remember this at all, but it's been 6 years! I don't usually even get involved in these types of discussions. And...
01-27-24, 09:44 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,910
Posted By Sy Reene

Probably most have seen this article.. but worth...

Probably most have seen this article.. but worth bringing out again. Each tire width, combined with each rider's weight, combined with each ridden surface type, would have their own ideal optimum...
01-27-24, 09:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,254
Posted By jjhabbs

Interview with Richard Schwinn/why he closed Waterford

Hey guys,
I had a chance to sit down with Richard Schwinn at the Madison Bike Swap. We talked about his retirement and a little bit about his feelings about the Schwinn legacy. His answer might...
01-26-24, 11:06 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,910
Posted By Maelochs

Two quotes from the article: "At Bicycle...

Two quotes from the article:

"At Bicycle Quarterly, we’ve been researching tire performance for the last eight years, and the most revolutionary finding is this: Tire pressure has almost no...
01-26-24, 12:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,087
Posted By MoAlpha

In a data-free environment, one hundred flowers...

In a data-free environment, one hundred flowers bloom.
01-26-24, 11:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,879
Posted By work4bike

Evidently Horner got a lot of comments on the...

Evidently Horner got a lot of comments on the OP's video, so he just did another one to clarify. He also clarified eating during training. :)


https://youtu.be/6CozFLOtHRc?si=xkLVeTkbse0fYQ6k
01-26-24, 10:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,019
Posted By sir_crash_alot

It's been a hot minute since I updated the...

It's been a hot minute since I updated the "journal".

FTP is hovering still at 219, but I'm due in 4 days for an AI determined update from TrainerRoad. Not sure how accurate that is, but at least...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-24, 02:26 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,507
Posted By choddo

I found this one after posting that last night....

I found this one after posting that last night. Really well designed study. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s00421-011-1914-3.pdf

Wow. Iíd like to see them have extended that to -20...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-24, 06:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,507
Posted By asgelle

This is false. Studies show people are most...

This is false. Studies show people are most efficient around 60 rpm.
01-22-24, 07:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,087
Posted By Trakhak

Great quote from Steve Hogg; thanks. The sentence...

Great quote from Steve Hogg; thanks. The sentence I highlighted reminded me of the time that, during a race, I overheard a teammate complimenting a guy on another team for his smooth pedaling...
01-22-24, 05:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,087
Posted By PeteHski

Exactly. If we pedal many thousands of miles over...

Exactly. If we pedal many thousands of miles over many years our pedal stroke is likely to become optimised automatically. At least if we pay attention to our bike fit. Steve Hogg makes a similar...
01-20-24, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By MoAlpha

That does seem to be the take-home from a...

That does seem to be the take-home from a critical overview of the training literature (as applied to the average slob, maybe not the WT pro looking for the last marginal crumb). And have you ever...
01-20-24, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By Steamer

Is there any evidence that this works better than...

Is there any evidence that this works better than doing intervals at freely chosen cadence and separate strength training via weights?
01-15-24, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,488
Posted By Jughed

Started with when I got the new trainer. I...

Started with when I got the new trainer.

I do have a PM on my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-23, 08:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,490
Posted By PeteHski

The generous avatar speed in Zwift doesnít really...

The generous avatar speed in Zwift doesnít really bother me, but the ďstickyĒ watts thing is pretty annoying, with a much higher reported average power on a rolling course profile. I didnít realise...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,490
Posted By burnthesheep

Zwift is workout entertainment. I donít take it...

Zwift is workout entertainment. I donít take it seriously. It keeps me entertained indoors, so win.

Road bike riding on Zwift is super flattering for everyone under maybe a 6% grade climb. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-23, 03:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,490
Posted By PeteHski

Unfortunately I don't have the tools to do that. ...

Unfortunately I don't have the tools to do that.

I did another test today with the Wahoo bike fit assigned as a "Race" fit. It made no difference to my Wahoo reported bike speed so I guess the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-23, 08:36 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,490
Posted By PeteHski

So I finally did a comparison of my Kickr Bike...

So I finally did a comparison of my Kickr Bike output vs Zwift on a 2 hour endurance ride on mixed terrain. Unfortunately I can't overlay the data directly at the moment, but there were some obvious...
12-12-23, 11:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,019
Posted By Ric Stern

FWIW, i think i have the worlds largest data set...

FWIW, i think i have the worlds largest data set of power on a single rider (me). I started collecting power data when i was 24, and i'm now 54. I've raced every year since i was 14 y old, I've...
12-12-23, 10:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,019
Posted By Ric Stern

Hi Robert, I don't think there is any...

Hi Robert,

I don't think there is any evidence for that, and to be honest, i advise against it. That is, when i set say intervals and give a range, i'd rather the athlete rode against whatever the...
12-10-23, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By bikingshearer

Just rode down and back up the Orinda side of...

Just rode down and back up the Orinda side of Wildcat this afternoon. The leaves are piling up in places and are still damp in others. More and more walkers on it, and they are not always very...
12-09-23, 11:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,284
Posted By terrymorse

I've heard that claim made often, but I haven't...

I've heard that claim made often, but I haven't seen the science that backs it up.

Andy Coggan says there are three levers to increase muscular respiration capacity: frequency, duration, and...
12-08-23, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By cthenn

Not to hijack this thread about Wildcat, but they...

Not to hijack this thread about Wildcat, but they have started working on another East Bay washout, Redwood. It's much more difficult to get around now, at least without dismounting. There are...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,490
Posted By PeteHski

I was expecting around 33-34 kph @ 210 W. There...

I was expecting around 33-34 kph @ 210 W. There doesnít seem to be many parameters in the app, but it does know my height and weight. On the Kickr bike fitting page it does give the options of race...
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