@fasttimes Agreed that power metrics are probably the most important when it comes to training. Comparing indoor and outdoor activities by HR just isn’t doing it. I feel my HR is 10/15 bpm higher outdoors at the same exertion level. The race face cinch PM looks great specially if you are already bought into their ecosystem and I think it’s a…[Read more]
@fasttimes Thank you! I was able to set them up tubeless without any issues. I use a tubeless floor pump and they seated on the first try. The air retention is even better than my Maxxis Ikon EXO. There is no noticeable squirm on snow/ice considering the narrow rim and low pressure. My theory is that snow/ice doesn’t allow huge cornering forces to…[Read more]
@fasttimes I was briefly looking at this tires last year and you are right they were sold everywhere. In theory they would be perfect for places that either gets groomed or are packed down. Let us know how they work out.
Since this thread went a little “low fat” I wanted to my first venture into winter riding and sing my praise for studded…[Read more]
Just got back from the Don. First singletrack ride of the year. (been patiently waiting)
Mint. Hero dirt. See attached tire photo.
Mint. A bit of water over the concrete slabs which is normal.
Glad to see the construction go away. However the big berm under the bridge is a mess. Looks slippery and is rutted to hell. I chose to walk around it.…[Read more]
This winter I decided to invest in a smart trainer; Tacx Flux. I never used a trainer and am still learning more and more about cycling. I decided to use a free for all approach to understand indoor training. Hell, I still haven’t tried a road bike and trainers are mostly centered around road cycling. so this was an excellent learning experience.…[Read more]
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