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09-20-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Ed Wiser

Good padding and a good cream. I use bag balm...

Good padding and a good cream. I use bag balm for long rides. A saddle that supports your sit bones. This is important As you are sitting in one position for a longer time than a ride out doors....
09-16-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 779
Posted By Ed Wiser

I ride indoors a lot due to my wifeís health. I...

I ride indoors a lot due to my wifeís health. I got the Kickr bike after years of using all the other options thru the years. Itís by far the best way to go. You can set up gearing. I ride all the...
09-08-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By Ed Wiser

I enjoy riding the routes Where ever they are.

I enjoy riding the routes Where ever they are.
09-02-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By Ed Wiser

Always at 100 % as I ride to Marian my health. ...

Always at 100 % as I ride to Marian my health.
Can not turn down the reality in the real world.
08-04-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Ed Wiser

These wheel on trainers eat they tires. Used one...

These wheel on trainers eat they tires. Used one 25 years ago. I have advance to all the various trainers thru the years. I now ride a kicker bike everyday. 20 miles every day.
07-22-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Ed Wiser

Well all of these are not good to be used with...

Well all of these are not good to be used with apps like Zwift. If you really want to use them doubt they would keep your attention for long
07-22-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Ed Wiser

The ghost riders where added a couple of updates...

The ghost riders where added a couple of updates ago. You can turn the off in the settings of the app. The ghost riders ride at your pace. They basically are there as companions.
06-24-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By Ed Wiser

sounds like you never set up the gearing on your...

sounds like you never set up the gearing on your kicker bike. Mine always starts at a 34-32 combo. As it defaults to this when you set up your gearing.
06-24-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By Ed Wiser

Cycling shorts and a proper bike seat is very...

Cycling shorts and a proper bike seat is very important indoors. As you tend to sit in the same position for a long time. I use a Saris rocker plate for my Kickr bike. But start with the right...
05-25-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By Ed Wiser

so does mywhoosh and VirtuPro.

so does mywhoosh and VirtuPro.
05-25-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By Ed Wiser

Everyone is riding the race on their own computer...

Everyone is riding the race on their own computer and not on a sever. Zwift needs to make races to be on the same server if they want to get the results correct. Other cycling platforms already do...
05-23-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 841,811
Posted By Ed Wiser

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1170x892/50ef4dd7_66f3_4761_9d42_012c811c14c0_bc97f86218bcc8e52c935e9021e43bfe46d7715c.jpeg
Serotta Colorado II * Campagnolo Record 10 groupset...
05-19-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,280
Posted By Ed Wiser

Apple ecosystem is so much better than dealing...

Apple ecosystem is so much better than dealing with a separate computer and separate os. As some one in the tech business. I learned that years ago. Itís great to make money off of people who use...
05-19-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Ed Wiser

Sorry have not heard of a Fitness bike. They come...

Sorry have not heard of a Fitness bike. They come up with crazy name for bikes now:)

Consider every bike a exercise bike. But mostly indoor bikes.
05-19-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Ed Wiser

It depends on the exercise bike. Many spin bikes...

It depends on the exercise bike. Many spin bikes donít have a lot of adjustment. Unless you buy a gym model. What brand is the bike?
05-15-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Ed Wiser

End of season sale. You see a lot of people...

End of season sale. You see a lot of people saling their bike this time of year.
05-01-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By Ed Wiser

With Wahooís budget I think it will change a lot...

With Wahooís budget I think it will change a lot in the next year. The magic roads is a embers interesting feature. ...
04-26-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By Ed Wiser

Wahoo aquires RGT

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2022/04/wahoo-acquires-rgt-consolidated-wahoo-x-subscription.html

Zwift needs more competitors
04-26-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By Ed Wiser

This error is due to an old Google Maps API. Just...

This error is due to an old Google Maps API. Just click ok and continue. The Route editor has been pulled by Rouvy due to errors like this.
You submit routes this way now.
...
04-22-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,430
Posted By Ed Wiser

Sounds like you need a bike fit. A good bike fit...

Sounds like you need a bike fit. A good bike fit will fix this issue. Finding the saddle that will your sit bones is the answer to your problem.
04-22-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By Ed Wiser

You just donít see many trax trainers in stores....

You just donít see many trax trainers in stores. Wahoo always has a display. I love my Kickr bike and they have great support.
04-21-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Ed Wiser

You could add a speed sensor and cadence But...

You could add a speed sensor and cadence
But you will be missing the real reason for using a cycling app. The app controls the resistance of the flywheel. You have to be spinning that knob all the...
04-21-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,866
Posted By Ed Wiser

Do to my wifeís health I ride many days indoors...

Do to my wifeís health I ride many days indoors on Rouvy. But still glad to keep going.
04-15-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,764
Posted By Ed Wiser

The Hell of the Noth ride was filmed. On some of...

The Hell of the Noth ride was filmed. On some of the cobbled roads used in the bike race Paris- Roubaix. Rouvy has many of the Pro race coarses. The race is this weekend Womens Saturday and Mens...
04-02-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,279
Posted By Ed Wiser

Sadly steering doesnít do this. It is a useless...

Sadly steering doesnít do this. It is a useless feature.
03-22-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,707
Posted By Ed Wiser

I just use it to ride. Thou Zwift is really...

I just use it to ride. Thou Zwift is really pushing to whole race thing hard. I have always just enjoyed riding. I ride Rouvy more than Zwift as I enjoy the group rides there more than on Zwift. As...
03-09-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,929
Posted By Ed Wiser

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1170x913/22a62b0f_6a1b_4475_b1b0_9b810dc174c1_18f4a1ad74fa0b26d7d5551e13374dd5bc1905f4.jpeg
Very old idea.
03-08-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,616
Posted By Ed Wiser

What you will find as time moves forward is that...

What you will find as time moves forward is that dumb trainers will be not supported by the cycling appís.
03-04-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Ed Wiser

Hard part is clipping and and out of petals for...

Hard part is clipping and and out of petals for me. Especially when you stop on a hill for a red light.
I bought quick clip in and out petals to make it easier now. I ride indoors all year around...
03-03-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By Ed Wiser

Rollers teach you balance in your petal stroke. ...

Rollers teach you balance in your petal stroke.
I ride rollers as part of my whole cycling fitness. Along with my Kickr bike. Balm e a smoothness on the bike is important. You donít want to waste...
02-28-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By Ed Wiser

Rollers teach you how to balance the power in...

Rollers teach you how to balance the power in your legs. An keep your upper body still. You donít grip the Handel bars hard and move your shoulders. All the movement is in your legs. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,681
Posted By Ed Wiser

I just converted my Campagnolo C record bike to...

I just converted my Campagnolo C record bike to electronic shifting. It was so simple to do. Use the Archer electronic shifting system.

https://archercomponents.com/
...
02-27-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By Ed Wiser

I ride a kicker bike and just hook it to the app...

I ride a kicker bike and just hook it to the app I am using. Never would worry with dual petals. Way to many years riding rollers. Which teaches you proper petaling technic.
02-27-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,371
Posted By Ed Wiser

Itís interesting to watch all this racing talk....

Itís interesting to watch all this racing talk. How many actually race in the real world. We could use a lot more American actual bike racers. Many real races have been dropped these past few years.
02-22-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,616
Posted By Ed Wiser

Left behind dumb trainers when the smart trainer...

Left behind dumb trainers when the smart trainer came out. Big difference I ride a lot indoors due to my wifeís health. I am now using a Kickr bike.
Trainers that are not controlled by the app you....
02-22-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,269
Posted By Ed Wiser

I add a switch kit to my old Peugeot as I am an...

I add a switch kit to my old Peugeot as I am an old fart and the gearing was not too my liking as 68 year old. Just use it to help me up a few hills in petal assist only. Not into the whole super...
02-17-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By Ed Wiser

Here is how to set up Strava with Rouvy. ...

Here is how to set up Strava with Rouvy.
https://youtu.be/7VSMkuKf_dY
02-17-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Ed Wiser

Ride Rouvy daily never have had this issue. ...

Ride Rouvy daily never have had this issue.
Best to download video Especially if you are on a popular AR ride or group ride.
If you have a smart phone have you tried it there?
sounds like a...
02-13-22, 05:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By Ed Wiser

Currently the old program to sync gps and video...

Currently the old program to sync gps and video has been taken down. As it was quite old and needed work. They hope to have a new program up this year. I have the old program.
02-12-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By Ed Wiser

The AR routes are done my pay professional route...

The AR routes are done my pay professional route video creators. The non AR routes are done by individuals. Some who are very good and spend time making sure their routes are perfectly matched to the...
02-11-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,486
Posted By Ed Wiser

VPN works fine with GCN. Never had to multi log...

VPN works fine with GCN. Never had to multi log ins at the same time.
02-11-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By Ed Wiser

Chris is my favorite of the three. He brings an...

Chris is my favorite of the three. He brings an actual riders view to the races.
02-11-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By Ed Wiser

I ride indoors a lot due to my wifeís health. I...

I ride indoors a lot due to my wifeís health. I ride Rouvy the most. I have Zwift and have tried the others. I enjoy the group rides. An there are always new miles of rides add each week.
02-04-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Ed Wiser

There is just a ton of groups on Zwift to the...

There is just a ton of groups on Zwift to the point it gets confusing. Just scrolling they the event tab you see new group rides constantly. I donít think Zwift will every reach the number of users...
01-26-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 908
Posted By Ed Wiser

These spin bikes can hurt the knees it you ride...

These spin bikes can hurt the knees it you ride at one resistance for a long time. This will strain the knees. A smart bike or trainer varies the resistance in sim mode based on gps. So you get...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,453
Posted By Ed Wiser

Sounds like a job for an ebike petal assist

Sounds like a job for an ebike petal assist
01-20-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Ed Wiser

This type of spin bike is not designed to work...

This type of spin bike is not designed to work with appís like Zwift or Rouvy.
you can watch ride videos on YouTube to pass the time.
https://youtube.com/c/IndoorCyclingVideos
01-20-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By Ed Wiser

Get a smart trainer donít mess with spin bikes....

Get a smart trainer donít mess with spin bikes. If your goal is to maintain of increase your fitness levels indoor riding.
01-20-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,764
Posted By Ed Wiser

This means you are applying a higher power to the...

This means you are applying a higher power to the petals. Say going from 1.0 w/kg to 2.0 w/kg you will see the rider raise up on the bike

The animated riders ride a narrow path on the video and...
01-13-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,764
Posted By Ed Wiser

read this ...

read this

https://support.thesufferfest.com/hc/en-us/articles/360015061199-Wahoo-Kickr-Bike
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