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Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,132
Posted By sw20

bikedataone has some interesting looking apps

bikedataone has some interesting looking apps
09-01-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By njkayaker

Map dashboard. Especially, if you have a...

Map dashboard.

Especially, if you have a large screen model like the 1030.

https://apps.garmin.com/en-US/apps/8633c044-afff-4834-b71f-9f10113b5276

There's a 4 field version and a 6 field...
08-29-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By njkayaker

GRouteLoader does the same thing as the RWGPS app...

GRouteLoader does the same thing as the RWGPS app (which isn’t available for the 1030+). It does other stuff too. It also is available as a widget (which means you can use it while recording an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,132
Posted By njkayaker

GRouteLoader. Works like the RWGPS app which...

GRouteLoader.

Works like the RWGPS app which isn't available for the 1030+.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,132
Posted By PeteHski

I'm currently using:- Powerslider Heart...

I'm currently using:-

Powerslider
Heart Rate Zones Chart
Climb Gauge
BBS Power Targets (although it doesn't work properly with TBT routing switched on)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,132
Posted By dscohen

Right now, I'm using the following Third-Party...

Right now, I'm using the following Third-Party Data Fields:
- Strava Relative Effort
- PowerSlider
- What's My FTP? - Xert
- SPH Graph - SPHGraWH
- In The Zone (my favorite right now)
...
08-22-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By canklecat

Ditto, aero kit -- jersey, at a minimum -- and...

Ditto, aero kit -- jersey, at a minimum -- and helmet offer most bang for the buck in getting aero. Next to getting and holding an aero position, which is free but uncomfortable. So plan on burning...
08-22-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By Maelochs

I agree with RChung---and not just because he is...

I agree with RChung---and not just because he is an engineer and a math genius who has spent a lifetime studying this stuff.

Your position on the bike is probably the biggest thing you can change,...
08-22-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By burnthesheep

Road, TT, or triathlon? Recreational use or...

Road, TT, or triathlon? Recreational use or mixed in with race use? Road or criterium? These will help people point you the right way. People buy race bikes for varied reasons, so know use helps....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,908
Posted By terrymorse

Not true. The case rate among the vaccinated is...

Not true. The case rate among the vaccinated is considerably less than among the non-vaccinated. It's currently about one fourth as much in our county.



The healthiest thing you can do is get...
07-25-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,906
Posted By DaveLeeNC

FWIW, GPS measurement of elevation is VERY poor...

FWIW, GPS measurement of elevation is VERY poor compared to horizontal position. If your GPS device could read satellite data from satellites on the opposite side of the planet, then elevation...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,156
Posted By GhostRider62

For an endurance rider, FTP isn't the be all and...

For an endurance rider, FTP isn't the be all and end all. You want to be able to ride at a very high percentage of FTP for a long time. Without a PM or lactate meter, how would one optimize...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,156
Posted By MinnMan

Coming from you, I'll take that as a win. As to...

Coming from you, I'll take that as a win. As to most of my post, about what I learned: You can tell me that I should have learned it differently, or that I should have drawn other conclusions. But I...
06-25-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,208
Posted By caloso

I never knew that, but that makes total sense! ...

I never knew that, but that makes total sense!

When I was an undergrad, my GF had an apartment on the north side of campus. I had a Schwinn World Sport and I think my lowest gear was probably...
06-24-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,668
Posted By asgelle

It turns out the white horse was two inches...

It turns out the white horse was two inches taller than the black one https://startsat60.com/media/lifestyle/jokes/daily-joke-a-man-bought-two-horses-but-couldnt-tell-them-apart
06-19-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,378
Posted By cyccommute

I have a purple one. PM me and itís yours.

I have a purple one. PM me and itís yours.
06-19-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,378
Posted By woodcraft

IKR, I would hate to lose mine. One...

IKR, I would hate to lose mine.

One disconnected from a Crank Bros tool is only about 10g more, 'tho...

It depends on the type of riding being done, but these days folks are getting off the...
06-17-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,378
Posted By woodcraft

I carry one & have used it to shorten chain to...

I carry one & have used it to shorten chain to single-speed after catastrophic RD events.

Once on road in remote area, once 5+ miles out on fire road.

This one is good and compact, 'tho it...
06-10-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,638
Posted By tomato coupe

One person's bug is another person's feature.

One person's bug is another person's feature.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,397
Posted By WhyFi

Quackery.

Quackery.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,397
Posted By GhostRider62

It is not hard to measure a difference of 5-10...

It is not hard to measure a difference of 5-10 watts.

An average recreational cyclist moving at 17 mph could see an increase to 17.5 with small changes in tires with same power input. Large...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,878
Posted By Doomrider74

You may want to look at my current thread, which...

You may want to look at my current thread, which is about exactly the same thing. It might be of use.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,878
Posted By asgelle

I've been accumulating them as well. I'm almost...

I've been accumulating them as well. I'm almost embarrassed to say I enough to have one dedicated to each bike I ride with two left over that I've lent to people curious about riding with power.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,888
Posted By Phatman

Bumping this thread up, almost 20 years later....

Bumping this thread up, almost 20 years later. Iíve owned this bike for the duration, and yesterday I went to take it for a ride and realized my poor bike had a crack in the headtube/toptube weld....
04-21-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By curbtender

Yes, in Rodeo it comes out at the Pacific and San...

Yes, in Rodeo it comes out at the Pacific and San Pablo intersection, near the bridge over the railroad tracks. From the Hercules side, you were able to go through a chain link gate on to 3rd street....
04-20-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By curbtender

Bay Trail, Hercules to Rodeo

They finally are finishing the paving. A new bridge crossing was added also. I'm guessing it might be open in a week or two....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,832
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Here are a couple tips, I hope any of them winds...

Here are a couple tips, I hope any of them winds up being useful. 🙂

How much you should ride in each zone depends on goals, like getting faster (once a long distance or a sprint?), build up a base...
04-13-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,512
Posted By asgelle

For one, those who want to beat their brother in...

For one, those who want to beat their brother in law.
04-10-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,493
Posted By Koyote

You're blaming a country because something shoddy...

You're blaming a country because something shoddy was produced within its borders? Well, by that standard, I've got a bone to pick with the United States over a certain pickup truck I once owned. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,860
Posted By HTupolev

If we're talking about the 2006 publication, it...

If we're talking about the 2006 publication, it was actually just two road tubulars - one 21mm and one 28mm - where he specifically measured a performance improvement from a pressure reduction. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,860
Posted By asgelle

I would say the breakthrough came when Tom Anhalt...

I would say the breakthrough came when Tom Anhalt showed his field test results against roller data (on Slowtwitch.com as I remember). Before that, the common wisdom was that rolling resistance...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,661
Posted By rubiksoval

If you can stick through most of a group ride...

If you can stick through most of a group ride with more experienced riders, then that's a good spot. That's far more important than FTP.

Once you get to the point where you can actively...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,661
Posted By rubiksoval

He's made three threads. The first thread...

He's made three threads.

The first thread was asking about a good starting FTP. The second thread was about getting a coach. This third thread was whether his estimated ftp is good.

So yes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,661
Posted By rubiksoval

Yep. I posted this in the other (very similar)...

Yep. I posted this in the other (very similar) thread the OP made.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,661
Posted By hubcyclist

I'm sure you might recall, but I often point...

I'm sure you might recall, but I often point people toward a Dr. Coggan posting on slowtwitch in which he goes similar calculation, I think he got 3.9 or so as his calculation.

All I know is I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,661
Posted By rubiksoval

It's at a beginner level, which fits, since...

It's at a beginner level, which fits, since you're a beginner.

There are lots of books on power meters. The one by Andy Coggan is one of the better ones, in my opinion. There are lots of training...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,086
Posted By tomato coupe

Left / Right Power - How do you use it? I...

Left / Right Power - How do you use it?

I use it to identify which bike I was riding when looking at old data files:

Bike 1: Typically 53/47 L/R balance
Bike 2: Typically 47/53 L/R balance...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,086
Posted By Hermes

From time to time, I am at the track in Carson,...

From time to time, I am at the track in Carson, CA and Team USA Paralympic is training. I walk into the track and see a racer on the track going really fast and then realize he only had one leg. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,096
Posted By burnthesheep

All depends on what your goals are. If...

All depends on what your goals are.

If you've trained all you can train and time trial is your game......go with the faster helmet. I can't imagine a helmet would have so much noise as to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,423
Posted By rubiksoval

If you're a Cat 4 with a 4.5 w/kg ftp (at 360w...

If you're a Cat 4 with a 4.5 w/kg ftp (at 360w +!) , then it may not be your fitness holding you back.

I've raced elite national championships with less w/kg than that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By asgelle

If you do a search on Monod 2 parameter model or...

If you do a search on Monod 2 parameter model or some such, you can find much better information. The basic idea is that if we ignore very short term sprinting, the power to drive cycling (or any...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,701
Posted By asgelle

What about informing equipment choices or...

What about informing equipment choices or controlling caloric intake (among other legitimate uses)?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,949
Posted By rubiksoval

True, true. Though that quip was more of a...

True, true.

Though that quip was more of a reference to his posting "tip". Always a fun tangent when brand new people give tips on posting to people who have clearly wasted...er...spent... lots of...
07-10-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,788
Posted By Hermes

Welcome back RChung Many of the posters in this...

Welcome back RChung Many of the posters in this thread are no longer active. It may be fun to start a new aero thread or continue this one as we have new TT riders such as burnthesheep, TMonk , and...
07-10-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,788
Posted By burnthesheep

I have been less than impressed at the sensor...

I have been less than impressed at the sensor offerings and prices.

I did bite on a $20 bluetooth anemometer I can then toss the data on top of my VE data to work with a more ďrealĒ airspeed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,064
Posted By asgelle

And don'y forget, this was for Northern CA....

And don'y forget, this was for Northern CA. That's a pretty limited geographical area (even accounting for those who might have come from out of district). What about riders in the other 48 1/2...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,064
Posted By asgelle

Uh Oh. It looks like someone isn’t keeping up...

Uh Oh. It looks like someone isn’t keeping up with the Marginal Gains podcast.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,697
Posted By asgelle

I can't imagine any use case where a heart rate...

I can't imagine any use case where a heart rate monitor (or even a speed sensor) wouldn't work just as well as a power meter with 10% error.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,697
Posted By rubiksoval

You can probably find a used Powertap G3 for $300...

You can probably find a used Powertap G3 for $300 bucks or so. I've had one for six years. Has worked very well 100% of the time.

Aeropods aren't power meters, so definitely wouldn't spend money...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,545
Posted By asgelle

That is true. For a non-aero frame changing the...

That is true. For a non-aero frame changing the rim in the rear will be 25% less effective than putting that same rim in the front. For a highly aero-optimized frame, the difference will be less...
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