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Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 305
Posted By tempocyclist

^ When I first saw that, I thought "damn you're...

^ When I first saw that, I thought "damn you're gonna need a LOOOONG valve extender!" 😂 Then realised it has a valve hole cut-out like a disc.

I don't see many people using that weirdly deep...
09-25-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 1,914
Posted By tempocyclist

This. And if you do need to leave it / lock it...

This. And if you do need to leave it / lock it someplace, make it harder to steal than any other bike around it.
09-23-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 792
Posted By tempocyclist

I guess maybe it could allow for true, low-effort...

I guess maybe it could allow for true, low-effort recovery rides for people who live in areas where terrain (or their bike gearing) doesn't allow?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 305
Posted By tempocyclist

Disc. And this:

Disc.

And this:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,621
Posted By tempocyclist

Yep I definitely notice an imbalance difference...

Yep I definitely notice an imbalance difference at different outputs and fatigue levels. Pretty much spot on 50/50 when fresh and below threshold. Head into VO2 territory and it swings to 48/52...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,621
Posted By tempocyclist

I totally understand. It's why I got one! 😁

I totally understand. It's why I got one! 😁
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,621
Posted By tempocyclist

Personally, my advice would be to NOT buy a...

Personally, my advice would be to NOT buy a powermeter. Not yet at least. Get a lot more miles in your legs first and get a feel for the effort required, then revisit this when you've put several...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By tempocyclist

I haven't tested it, but it should be fine. I'm...

I haven't tested it, but it should be fine. I'm around 98% sure. I've run a 10-speed crank with an 11-speed groupset with no noticeable difference.

You might need to dial in the front derailleur a...
09-12-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 875
Posted By tempocyclist

Multiple pairs. That said, summer weight gloves...

Multiple pairs. That said, summer weight gloves dry super quick. In winter it can be a bit of an issue, so I try and hang them over the fireplace to dry!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,365
Posted By tempocyclist

Yes, they do wear out. How long? Well that...

Yes, they do wear out. How long? Well that depends on how much braking you do and what sort of weather you ride in.

I've only ever worn out one set of alloy rims, a set of Fulcrum Racing 5's on my...
09-11-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 875
Posted By tempocyclist

I chuck my gloves in the wash the at same time as...

I chuck my gloves in the wash the at same time as washing the rest of my kit!


That's after every ride, just to make that clear... 😅
09-11-22, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By tempocyclist

Drift promises long run time, but I've not looked...

Drift promises long run time, but I've not looked into review or real-user experience to see if that's actually what people are getting.

A GoPro with a power pack would be a good option (but...
09-10-22, 01:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 779
Posted By tempocyclist

Yeah. Funny money. Actually it's a slither under...

Yeah. Funny money. Actually it's a slither under $6000 in funny upside-down money! 😧
...
09-09-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 779
Posted By tempocyclist

If you can go down the "two smart trainers and...

If you can go down the "two smart trainers and bikes side-by-side" route, that would be he most "fun" and interactive, as you could both ride at once and together, instead of having to share a single...
09-08-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 451
Posted By tempocyclist

No I don't think it'll be an issue. Technically,...

No I don't think it'll be an issue. Technically, eBike riders should mark their rides as "Electric Bike" on Strava anyway. It's a whole other category with it's own segments separate from "regular"...
09-07-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 12,629
Posted By tempocyclist

Totally cost you a spot on the podium and eternal...

Totally cost you a spot on the podium and eternal glory. Get yourself into a top-end skinsuit for your next MTB race! 😅🏆
09-06-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 7,995
Posted By tempocyclist

Oh yes! 😁 ...

Oh yes! 😁

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcuVfYq6UP8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcbtgrChOgI)
09-04-22, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By tempocyclist

I have six SWANN security cameras around my...

I have six SWANN security cameras around my property (including in the garage).

You can set them up to record 24/7 or record by motion and heat activation, with night vision also. The also have...
09-03-22, 11:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,161
Posted By tempocyclist

Yep. That information is definitely out there (as...

Yep. That information is definitely out there (as I looked into the rim-brake version also). But if the shop sold it to you claiming "full wireless" then that's a whole other issue. I'm sure you'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,682
Posted By tempocyclist

I did spy that. 😉 A bit far from me and also not...

I did spy that. 😉 A bit far from me and also not my size unfortunately. 😁
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,682
Posted By tempocyclist

Awesome! I always keep my eyes peeled for...

Awesome!

I always keep my eyes peeled for one of these and hopefully one day I'll snag one. So rare in good condition now. That one you got in full original Dura Ace looks amazing!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 01:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,262
Posted By tempocyclist

Ah man that sucks! Wishing you a speedy recovery....

Ah man that sucks! Wishing you a speedy recovery. I am sure you will be back on your bike before a year, that's based on sedentary "average" folk, but do take things slowly.

I will also double...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By tempocyclist

Found the photo finally! 😁 ...

Found the photo finally! 😁

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/910x621/lance_tt_bars_1c9862dd306cd833bf437c5a306c1242f529ae0c.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By tempocyclist

You could be right. I was sure Lance used that...

You could be right. I was sure Lance used that clip-on TT bar setup for one race earlier on, but I can't for the life of me find a photo.

He did the downtube shifter thing quite a bit in order to...
08-29-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 945
Posted By tempocyclist

On the weekend, early. Just as the sun is rising....

On the weekend, early. Just as the sun is rising. It's quieter on the roads and most of the nocturnal animals have disappeared.

On weekdays, after 9am. Less commuting vehicle traffic and it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By tempocyclist

^ Yep. It's looks like one of the first Trek...

^ Yep. It's looks like one of the first Trek Madone series, the successor to the Trek 5900 (and 5500/5200 bikes).

There aren't many photos of it set up with the clip-on TT bars, as I think it was...
08-25-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By tempocyclist

Could have been a club, or a local race team,...

Could have been a club, or a local race team, maybe out training with the coach on the scooter, or even out to do some motor pacing later on!


Or the scooter was drafting to save on fuel. Petrol...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 356
Posted By tempocyclist

Rooooaaaad trip! 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 ...

Rooooaaaad trip! 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/608x417/roadtripjag_a263532251cd06d9b6a667318d3de78ed4399113.png

😎
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 356
Posted By tempocyclist

Did you perhaps try Goolging "bike shops in...

Did you perhaps try Goolging "bike shops in Turkey" by any chance...?

https://www.alatin.com.tr/

https://www.bikeandoutdoor.com/

https://www.giant-istanbul.com/main/

Hayat Bisiklet...
08-23-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By tempocyclist

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdCNEXyeXPM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,784
Posted By tempocyclist

I take my 1pm Zoom meetings on the front of the...

I take my 1pm Zoom meetings on the front of the bunch, so everyone can see how much of a boss I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,784
Posted By tempocyclist

If it's a big bunch I stick within the safety of...

If it's a big bunch I stick within the safety of the front part of the group, where the stronger, more experienced, higher skilled riders usually are!

I'll be up there swapping turns on the front...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,578
Posted By tempocyclist

I've been thinking about trying the wax method...

I've been thinking about trying the wax method for a while. I think it's be interesting at least on my "good" bike. Correctly or not, those two points above are why I haven't yet.
08-22-22, 01:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,374
Posted By tempocyclist

Can't say I've ever seen a tube discarded at the...

Can't say I've ever seen a tube discarded at the side of the road. Plenty of cartridges - BUT - many are likely from nitrous huffers.

If you don't know -...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By tempocyclist

I whacked 200psi of gas from BBQ cylinder in the...

I whacked 200psi of gas from BBQ cylinder in the tyre first. I like to live dangerously...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By tempocyclist

Same. If I cannot mount / remove a tyre easily...

Same. If I cannot mount / remove a tyre easily enough at home with a simply tyre lever, I don't fancy my chances on a cold morning at the roadside.

The tubeless ready Conti GP5000 is so much...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,078
Posted By tempocyclist

Not a very useful comparison, and weight...

Not a very useful comparison, and weight certainly isn't a big deal, but both my 2002 and 2020 road bikes come in under 18lbs (including pedals).

There are modern disc brake road bikes in the...
08-14-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 389
Posted By tempocyclist

Cost effective? Not really. SRAM eTap is...

Cost effective? Not really. SRAM eTap is expensive and not thought of as a good cost-to-benefit upgrade. It doesn't really make you any faster. It's very cool though, I liked everything except the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 584
Posted By tempocyclist

Damn. That'd actually be handy! 😂 Left hood...

Damn. That'd actually be handy! 😂 Left hood button for the garage door, right hood button for the front gate!
08-14-22, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By tempocyclist

They look like a useful addition, but at a price...

They look like a useful addition, but at a price which doesn't seem like value for money! If the price were to come down a bit, or they went on sale, I'd certainly consider a set.

A good move from...
08-14-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 955
Posted By tempocyclist

Every ride is a good ride. I enjoy everything...

Every ride is a good ride. I enjoy everything from pushing until I collapse right down to soft pedalling along the shoreline cycle path. 🙂

Whether my ride is ducking out for an hour of sunshine...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,539
Posted By tempocyclist

I guess if the roads you ride on are super smooth...

I guess if the roads you ride on are super smooth those higher pressures could work. Up to 120psi sounds like a LOT though! I used to bang 100psi into my skinny road tyres years ago, but these days I...
08-10-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By tempocyclist

Very weird. Definitely hit up Wahoo support. If...

Very weird. Definitely hit up Wahoo support. If it's something affecting other users also, they'll likely at least know about it, or have some answers / testing you could try.
08-10-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By tempocyclist

If you manually upload the FIT file (without any...

If you manually upload the FIT file (without any modification) from your Wahoo to Strava, rather than the auto-sync, does it still give you the weird 4 second data?

Does it occur with every Wahoo...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 584
Posted By tempocyclist

I have programmed the top "hidden hood" buttons...

I have programmed the top "hidden hood" buttons to shift the rear derailleur in either direction, but in all honestly I rarely use them. I should get the wireless module so I can flip Garmin pages.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By tempocyclist

Good decision. That tyre was shot. The...

Good decision. That tyre was shot. The GP4000/5000 does "suffer" from a thinner, less protective sidewall. It's the price of low weight and a fast tyre. I wrecked a few when I lived in a more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By tempocyclist

If it helps, I am running the very latest...

If it helps, I am running the very latest firmware on my 12-speed Di2. No idea what the update added/fixed, but everything still works and there were no dramas.
08-04-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 45,145
Posted By tempocyclist

Thanks. 🙂 The Trek 5200 is pretty close in...

Thanks. 🙂

The Trek 5200 is pretty close in performance to the Aeroad, but there's definitely a penalty. That said, the 5200 has had a lot of "recent innovation" thrown at it to get it as close!
...
08-04-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 45,145
Posted By tempocyclist

Or that BikeForums is mainly frequented by...

Or that BikeForums is mainly frequented by Boomers wearing rose tinted glasses... 😂

I've got an old 80's road bike, and a new full carbon Di2 equipped road bike. The new bike is comfier, faster,...
08-04-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,179
Posted By tempocyclist

1) Possibly annoying as it blocks your rear view...

1) Possibly annoying as it blocks your rear view or boot entry depending on car.
2) Road grime and cruddy weather.
3) Somebody is eventually going to steal your bike.




^ This. The longest...
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