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Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 821
Posted By PeteHski

My threshold power is defined using the same...

My threshold power is defined using the same "chicken-power units" as I ride with. So in that sense it doesn't really matter. But as it happens I don't think my PMs are far off measuring in actual...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 390
Posted By atwl77

I didn't see any mention of length, but at a...

I didn't see any mention of length, but at a glance they look very short, possibly designed for ITU draft legal specifications. Those arm pads don't look very comfortable either.

Unless you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,745
Posted By Gonzo Bob

I've also noticed the narrow range with my Tifosi...

I've also noticed the narrow range with my Tifosi polarized fototecs. Excellent for sunny or cloudy bright conditions on the road, but they don't lighten up enough for riding through dark woods or...
10-19-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,799
Posted By teejaywhy

Wall of text. As with the previous post... ...

Wall of text.
As with the previous post... TLDR
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,745
Posted By robertAltman

Just marketing?

Whatís just marketing to you is essential to me.

Iím very sensitive to light, so I walk, drive, and ride with prescription polarized sunglasses.

Enough said.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,108
Posted By Hiro11

The vaccine: 1. Dramatically reduces the chance...

The vaccine:
1. Dramatically reduces the chance of contracting Covid. The latest studies show ~70% effectiveness 120 days+ post vaccination in reducing the chance of infection.
2. Even for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 821
Posted By PeteHski

You can pair them both simultaneously, but you...

You can pair them both simultaneously, but you can only select one power source at a time on your head unit. If you want to swap them over, you just have to disable one and enable the other in your...
10-15-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16,626
Views: 1,053,373
Posted By revchuck

Just a drive-by progress report... My doctor...

Just a drive-by progress report...

My doctor approved a three-month "medication holiday" from all chemo meds. Fitness-wise, I'm (re-)starting from ground zero. According to WKO, my mFTP is 169;...
10-15-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16,626
Views: 1,053,373
Posted By burnthesheep

Probably last "full kit" TT roll for 2021. I...

Probably last "full kit" TT roll for 2021. I went at lunch, under fueled, to try a 10mi lunge for a PR for the year. I got it by a good bit, great watts per speed, but bad watts. Not fueled. Just...
10-14-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,397
Posted By Koyote

Provide links or I won't believe you. ...

Provide links or I won't believe you.

Actually, I'm already pretty sure that I don't believe you, but I am willing to look at evidence.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,108
Posted By Rdmonster69

Glad the OP and other commenters are doing...

Glad the OP and other commenters are doing better.

Mounting my soapbox.

I'm a Respiratory Therapist that works for the Pulmonary Department at a major hospital. I can not state enough how...
10-13-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,321
Posted By msu2001la

I had no idea that the suggestion of integrated...

I had no idea that the suggestion of integrated storage would trigger such a reaction.
Another poster previously pointed out that Trek already has this on the Domane. Trek didn't seem to have to...
10-12-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 556
Posted By Riveting

Yup, I was feeling sluggish riding in the Spring...

Yup, I was feeling sluggish riding in the Spring 2 years ago, and just thought it was loss of fitness over the winter, and maybe a touch of chest cold or possibly bronchitis. I tried to push through...
10-11-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,449
Posted By billridesbikes

The rest of the article piles on the euphemisms...

The rest of the article piles on the euphemisms and platitudes about the homeless and poor that serve only as a foil to highlight the virtue of the author. Because in the authors mind he is the only...
10-11-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,405
Posted By Route 66

My nearly maintenance free new bike

I bought this bike about a month ago and I think I'm in love. I've been riding a bike for 60+ years and I was hoping to find one that didn't require all the usual maintenance. This is my Spot ACME...
10-11-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By rumrunn6

yes, that sounds familiar (from 2009-2010),...

yes, that sounds familiar (from 2009-2010), increasing your metabolism, will burn calories & reduce weight, even during non-exercise time periods. I'm afraid I don't remember how one can elevate...
10-11-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 943
Posted By CAT7RDR

I had a similar issue with wanting a more user...

I had a similar issue with wanting a more user friendly cassette.
On an older Ultegra 6600, I went from a 53/39 to a 46/30 GRX crankset paired with an 12-27 10-speed. The gear gaps are tighter and...
10-10-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,449
Posted By canklecat

The author needs a tissue and massage for that...

The author needs a tissue and massage for that wrenched shoulder from patting himself on the back.
10-10-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,132
Posted By philbob57

People of the same trade seldom meet together,...

People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices....
10-10-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 943
Posted By Bald Paul

It won't.

It won't.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I have two wheelsets on my 202 Domane SL7... one...

I have two wheelsets on my 202 Domane SL7... one road and one gravel. The "key" is to get the second set of wheels with a hub that is from the same manufacturer as your original wheels... or has...
10-10-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 943
Posted By Bald Paul

You can switch out to compact crankset chainrings...

You can switch out to compact crankset chainrings (50/34) with an 11-34 cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By jaxgtr

I put a set of the Aeolus 37's on my wife's bike...

I put a set of the Aeolus 37's on my wife's bike and they are really nice, and I just got received my Aeolus Pro 5's (rim brake) for my Emonda, and they are sweet. The older Aeolus Pro 5 Disc are no...
10-09-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By Rolla

Drive-side full-bike photos, a few close-up...

Drive-side full-bike photos, a few close-up detail shots, complete and accurate build specs, geometry chart, and a fair price. I've never listed a bike that didn't sell in a week or so.
10-09-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah, but it doesn't validate your other...

Yeah, but it doesn't validate your other comments. Earlier you were arguing that you had to ride a more efficient bike harder to get the same exercise, which is just not true. Now you are bringing...
10-09-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By PeteHski

Well okay, at least this is theoretically...

Well okay, at least this is theoretically correct. Of course you have to ride for a longer distance if you want the same exercise time on a much faster bike. We went over that with the cycling vs...
10-09-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By tomato coupe

You didn't even mention that point until you had...

You didn't even mention that point until you had made at least 20 posts in this thread. But, it's never too late to move the goal posts ...
10-09-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By PeteHski

AFAIK, nobody is missing your above point or...

AFAIK, nobody is missing your above point or arguing that it isn't true. Feel free to point out those who disagree, because I don't see anyone.

However, where your argument goes totally off the...
10-09-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By PeteHski

Exactly right. You have the same ďengineĒ...

Exactly right. You have the same ďengineĒ powering all of these different bikes, so it shouldnít be a big surprise that your average power/effort is the same when riding all of them. But Happy Feet...
10-08-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By Flatforkcrown

The hybrid had different geometry, and is made...

The hybrid had different geometry, and is made for a stable, neutral, kind of boring ride. Itís for people who just want to ride rations the neighborhood and local bike trails.

so, yeah, itís...
10-08-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,333
Posted By Doug64

Oregon's Willamette Valley ...

Oregon's Willamette Valley
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50499268592_aa751c9737_b.jpg
10-08-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,109
Posted By msu2001la

I like to keep the pedals moving in a group ride...

I like to keep the pedals moving in a group ride just so the guy on the front doesn't realize how little work I'm doing.
10-08-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,333
Posted By rumrunn6

Fall Ride Photos, not photos of you falling

is it time for Fall ride photos? I don't have any yet for this year. been too bust remodeling & getting my money's worth out of an oversand Jeep permit. should be on the bike again soon. but I have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By urbanknight

I know it's tempting to set a low budget, but...

I know it's tempting to set a low budget, but keep in mind that bicycles have resale value. If you find a quality used bike, chances are you can sell it for about the same amount if it's less than a...
10-07-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By mschwett

it hurts my head how complicated some people are...

it hurts my head how complicated some people are making this.

cycling is more efficient than running:
if you cycle a mile on flat ground, youíll burn less calories than running a mile, especially...
10-07-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By PeteHski

Nobody as far as I am aware is suggesting that...

Nobody as far as I am aware is suggesting that you NEED a faster bike to get more exercise.

The points between input and output are not pedantic when someone clearly doesn't understand their...
10-07-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By PeteHski

Wattage IS the input. The output is how fast you...

Wattage IS the input. The output is how fast you go, which depends on the resistance. So my input power can be say 200W on whatever bike you give me as long as it has a sensible set of gears for...
10-07-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By PeteHski

No you don't have to pedal faster or harder to...

No you don't have to pedal faster or harder to produce the same wattage. That's a ridiculous thing to state. Your analogy with a machine set at 10 and 5 is really like comparing a high vs a low...
10-07-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By PeteHski

You are getting totally confused between...

You are getting totally confused between resistance and effort. I can ride my 13kg mtb at an "effort" of 200W or ride my 8kg road bike at the same 200W effort. The resistance is higher on the mtb,...
10-07-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By tomato coupe

Okay, you're one confused physical rehab...

Okay, you're one confused physical rehab assistant.
10-07-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By tomato coupe

Oh man, you are one confused puppy.

Oh man, you are one confused puppy.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By PoorInRichfield

The first kit on this list is likely what you...

The first kit on this list is likely what you need:

Texas Cyclesport Shimano Ultegra R8050 Rim Di2 Groups-Upgrade Kits...
10-07-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By M Rose

the Verve 2 has IsoZone Grips, not bars.

the Verve 2 has IsoZone Grips, not bars.
10-07-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,447
Posted By PeteHski

Well actually you only need to match the same...

Well actually you only need to match the same perceived effort on both bikes (or the same power output if you have a power meter) to get the same exercise. You don't need to ride the lighter bike...
10-07-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16,626
Views: 1,053,373
Posted By TMonk

Yesterday, some lower body strength work in the...

Yesterday, some lower body strength work in the AM and then a jog at lunch. Today, 1.75 hrs AM with 35' in position as 1x20 (Z3) then 1x15 (Z4) on the TT bike, 30 min commute home later. Tomorrow...
10-07-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 938
Posted By velojym

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0CJk5UpY4w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0CJk5UpY4w
10-06-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 801
Posted By frogman

Don't want to derail the topic but I love that...

Don't want to derail the topic but I love that red carbon fiber Trek ! :thumb:
10-06-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 859
Posted By ShannonM

So, it seems like you're asking two questions...

So, it seems like you're asking two questions here. I'll try to answer them in reverse order.

Can you convert a quick-release hub to nutted attachment? Sometimes yes, often no, never easily. Quick...
10-06-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 801
Posted By jaxgtr

My aluminum Emonda ALR was lighter than the...

My aluminum Emonda ALR was lighter than the carbon Emonda SL versions at the time, not sure about the current versions. Hydroforming aluminum tubes in more recent AL based frames have reduced the...
10-06-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 859
Posted By kaos joe

I have, twice, broken the axle itself on a rear...

I have, twice, broken the axle itself on a rear wheel and the "little" QR skewer held the wheel on just fine until I got home.
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