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03-29-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By rm -rf

Golden Cheetah (https://www.goldencheetah.org/)...

Golden Cheetah (https://www.goldencheetah.org/) is free, open source software for recorded power meter analysis.

It has a ton of charts and data screens to analyze a ride and to track trends over...
03-29-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,130
Posted By asgelle

That would be this...

That would be this...
03-29-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,130
Posted By hubcyclist

different programs have different things that I...

different programs have different things that I like, I've actually even made my own app where I download my ride data from strava and I get myself a performance management chart, power duration...
03-25-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,664
Posted By aniki

The bottom bracket design has absolutely no...

The bottom bracket design has absolutely no influence whatsoever on smooth cadence; it's all in your mind.
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In the photo of your static position you're rotating your pelvis forward and leaning...
03-22-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,801
Posted By Parkyy16

I want the racier position. I'm trying it out...

I want the racier position. I'm trying it out with the 90mm stem with 5cm bar drop. Should come out alright, I think. I've had a fit prior to ordering the breadwinner and the fit on the Road Logic...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By OnTheTarmac

Rode aimlessly around Chester County, PA trying...

Rode aimlessly around Chester County, PA trying to decide if it was worth riding in 35 degree weather. Eventually went south to Delaware and briefly into Maryland before heading back. It started to...
03-16-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,733
Posted By tenniscyclist

Thanks, Cycletography. Many insightful specifics...

Thanks, Cycletography. Many insightful specifics in your post.

Interesting to read your opinion and experiences with maltodextrin. Again, I enjoy hearing what works for others even if it wouldn't...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By 2WheelsNYC

March - Bear Mountian

Went to the top of Bear Mountain, NY -- my first trip up there. Temps for most of the ride was freezing with a lot of head wind. Met up with a local group who were very encouraging.
...
03-15-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,837
Posted By canklecat

Anyone who thinks you can just ride a back...

Anyone who thinks you can just ride a back problem into shape needs to tell Egan Bernal to quit wasting time on physical therapy for his injury induced scoliosis. Heck, he's only a youngster. What do...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By Bulette

Deadlines and disruptions have limited my riding,...

Deadlines and disruptions have limited my riding, so I was excited to set out on a March century -- I even chose the touring bike to add some extra saddle time. The forecast was ~60-70F, but with...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By ooga-booga

finished up the march account. 119 miles from...

finished up the march account. 119 miles from fullerton (about 10 miles east of dtown los angeles) back to san diego. took the earliest amtrak train up to fullerton. pretty windy in the first half of...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/a7f116dccdad1f91078ec67de38...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/a7f116dccdad1f91078ec67de38b97df/d1b3f3b2144f529ed1f71ebedaa2f35c/s800.jpg

215 km with 1600 m of elevation gain (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4906351051))....
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By OnTheTarmac

February century

Got my February century in on the last day of the month. I took a quick trip to Florida but might end up staying here for awhile, I forgot what its like to have sun. Rode 60 miles the day before,...
02-28-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,782
Posted By jon c.

When I was a kid in the 70s, if you had as much...

When I was a kid in the 70s, if you had as much seat post showing as is common now other riders would suggest your bike was too small for you.
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By 2WheelsNYC

February 2021

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I was able to squeeze one in. Bad weather throughout the month limited...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,767
Posted By genejockey

And consider buying several, if you might get...

And consider buying several, if you might get more bikes. Your favorite saddle might be discontinued, and you'll be stuck going through the process all over again.
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By Tomm Willians

Working my way back

Had a nice 60 miler today working my conditioning to the point of (hopefully) doing my first double century before summer. I had a nasty accident in late December breaking numerous ribs on my right...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,767
Posted By rubiksoval

Not if your reach is set up well.

Not if your reach is set up well.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,767
Posted By rubiksoval

Is your saddle level? Try tilting it down. A lot...

Is your saddle level? Try tilting it down. A lot if necessary.

Helps immensely.
02-15-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,499
Posted By caloso

Find a tree.

Find a tree.
02-14-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,252
Posted By Road Fan

If your concerned about how far out you are...

If your concerned about how far out you are reaching, it's not enough to look at bike size which is normally based on seat tube length. First you need to clarify seat tube length. It can be (in order...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By Bulette

Sunday's weather was supposed to start out a bit...

Sunday's weather was supposed to start out a bit cool, but the afternoon would top 70F. It was a great chance to get out for a century. Unfortunately, my Garmin had mysteriously discharged during...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/f6975ac32b5619bbdf4a40e8d57...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/f6975ac32b5619bbdf4a40e8d57b1dec/a3c5ada8723b1e6abc1a390c5178f973/s1024.jpg

February Century done! :) (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4749923349))

I rode...
02-01-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,957
Posted By downtube42

I've always known i have the long life genes,...

I've always known i have the long life genes, from both sides, so i try to take care of my parts. If they can ever do a spinal column replacement, sign me up. I got a used model.
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By Bulette

Almost missed January this year; I have been...

Almost missed January this year; I have been spending more time on a mountain bike, specifically to ward off "mile hunting". But I really enjoy the long rides -- so on Saturday I set out for...
02-01-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,252
Posted By Phil_gretz

Absolutely NO. That's not how it's done. Top tube...

Absolutely NO. That's not how it's done. Top tube length is the question. Seat tube length or its third cousin, standover, are not even part of the question.

Stack and reach are how it's done.
01-30-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,252
Posted By ShannonM

Fit's complicated. For a person about whom I...

Fit's complicated.

For a person about whom I knew nothing but their 5'8" height, a 54 cm normal road frame is the medium-sized bike. But not everybody prefers a medium-sized bike. Some people like...
01-30-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,252
Posted By joeruge

It's nearly impossible for anyone who doesn't...

It's nearly impossible for anyone who doesn't have all the information about you and the bikes you're trying to know what will fit you. Bike fit is almost as individual as what shoes will fit. If it...
01-30-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,252
Posted By Schlafen

You should get a professional bike fit first,...

You should get a professional bike fit first, considering you'e already had bikes that didn't fit you based off conventional sizing.

It'll be worth it and it will save you a ton of money and grief...
01-28-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,252
Posted By mack_turtle

when I buy footwear, I don't trust that the same...

when I buy footwear, I don't trust that the same size label will fit me every time. in US shoes sizes, I might wear a 9.5, 10, or 10.5. that's something like a 42–44 in Euro sizing. I find that the...
01-27-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,252
Posted By Rage

Hi Moisture, sorry if it seems we are being...

Hi Moisture, sorry if it seems we are being cruel. Speaking for myself, I never actually thought you were trolling. I can see the earnestness in/of your posts.

It’s just perplexing that you offer...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By twa

For January, did a 100.08 mile urban ride in...

For January, did a 100.08 mile urban ride in Southern California. Rode from home to my son's campus out in the suburbs and returned home. Route was mostly along bike lanes and about a third on...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By OnTheTarmac

Philly suburbs -> Valley Forge Park -> Schuylkill...

Philly suburbs -> Valley Forge Park -> Schuylkill River Trail -> back with misc. detours. I left at 8am when it was 25 degrees F. Had boot covers, gloves, hat, 3 layers and was still frozen in my...
Replies: 32
Views: 6,646
Posted By adamrice

I've got a wheel with a dyno hub. I do not have a...

I've got a wheel with a dyno hub. I do not have a dyno light/USB converter yet; Igaro (which makes a USB converter) will be releasing a combo light/converter soon, and I'm holding out for that. I'll...
Replies: 32
Views: 6,646
Posted By gif4445

I don't see anything wrong with your approach...

I don't see anything wrong with your approach Adam. I'm sure you will do some shake-down rides to see what works for you and what doesn't. A little over 2 pounds for a decent sleep system is about...
Replies: 32
Views: 6,646
Posted By adamrice

gif4445...

gif4445 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/gif4445-326156.html), you've identified the factors that I've been thinking about myself. I think I can keep the combined weight for pad, bag, and bivvy...
01-20-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,096
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

you need less than you think you do

you need less than you think you do
Replies: 32
Views: 6,646
Posted By gif4445

I raced in 2019 and used motels for all but one...

I raced in 2019 and used motels for all but one night. Probably the only useful help I can give you is to share the struggle I had (have) with selecting the correct approach. Motel or camp? Motels...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By ooga-booga

102 miles today. a bit windy second half of the...

102 miles today. a bit windy second half of the ride but as far as winter weather goes in this forum, no complaints. southern california coast from dana point south to mission bay/old town area of...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By 2WheelsNYC

So, I found out about this "club" late last year...

So, I found out about this "club" late last year but I'm not going to miss it this time. I did 10k miles with 9 centuries for 2020, so I'm pretty happy about that. After many delays, I finished...
01-15-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,602
Posted By Speedway2

The older I get the less I care about shifting...

The older I get the less I care about shifting gears and hammering it. My best rides are solo and at my pace.
My Riding Style? I prefer to take my Single Speeds. One is 42/17 the other is 42/16....
01-15-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,058
Posted By Clyde1820

Have always found about 8-10oz of a good...

Have always found about 8-10oz of a good whole-milk yogurt with a handful of "granola" (raisins, choc bits, oats, nuts) with some fruit added in works well. (Banana, for more potassium; honey, if I'm...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By Brett A

I did my first century of 2021, and my 13th...

I did my first century of 2021, and my 13th consecutive monthly, two days ago. Being half way through the month already, I jumped on one of the few days in the forecast with temps above freezing....
01-08-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,121
Posted By Biker395

I can tell you this. When I stop riding, I feel...

I can tell you this. When I stop riding, I feel much older.
01-08-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,121
Posted By BCAC

I felt old in my late 50’s when I was 35 pounds...

I felt old in my late 50’s when I was 35 pounds overweight. Made old man noises getting up off the couch and walked stiffly the first few steps. Developed the old man tell of looking just a few feet...
01-06-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 257,954
Posted By dphilips

Inexpensive but lightweight handle bar extension...

Inexpensive but lightweight handle bar extension mount repurposed as a decaleur for my North St. Pioneer 12 bar bag. The bag was ok without it but on rough trails would bounce against the headtube....
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By joewein

I rode my first January Century on Sunday. It...

I rode my first January Century on Sunday. It came to 200 km (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4560980072)), with temperatures between -2 C and 8 C (28F to 46F). I left late-ish around...
01-03-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,885
Posted By Froomewannabe

Big fan of the following GCN bars. They are...

Big fan of the following GCN bars. They are excellent. You can use Karo in place of the Golden syrup or we were able to get Golden syrup on Amazon for reasonable, actually made my own golden syrup...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,346
Posted By Mark Rolling

Well after over thinking the whole thing too many...

Well after over thinking the whole thing too many times, and changing my mind - eventually I got the BMC teammachine SLR02.
Got it 2 weeks ago, and rode about 300 miles.

My impression so far - ...
12-30-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,885
Posted By adamrice

I tried this recipe...

I tried this recipe (http://www.backcountry.com/explore/how-to-make-energy-gel). I do not recommend it, but point it out just in case you run across it and wonder if it might be good. It is not. It...
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