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  Topic: New (11sp) disk or keep the old one?
JaRok2300

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PostForum: Gear   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:06 pm   Subject: New (11sp) disk or keep the old one?
You can't use a 10 speed cassette on an 11 speed drivetrain but you can remove a sprocket from an 11 speed to create a kind of 10/11 speed hybrid.

Google Dark Speed Works (if you do decide to go do ...
  Topic: New (11sp) disk or keep the old one?
JaRok2300

Replies: 10
Views: 511

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:37 pm   Subject: New (11sp) disk or keep the old one?
Machining the cassette will make it fit the hub but it also depends how much room you have between the rear derailleur and the body of the disk.

I have a 10sp HED disc and the RD almost touches th ...
  Topic: Marathon Fraud
JaRok2300

Replies: 35
Views: 2390

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:11 am   Subject: Marathon Fraud
I think it also depends on the kit.

I can't help equate anyone I see in Sky kit with the stereotypical Essex based Man Utd supporter who's never been to Manchester (or probably any football match) ...
  Topic: Horse vs bike at Windsor Triathlon
JaRok2300

Replies: 39
Views: 3780

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:14 am   Subject: Horse vs bike at Windsor Triathlon
Looks like I need to adjust my riding to ensure I move out in very good time to get in the horses field of view and not cross through the blind spot;
I spoke to a few riders in the past and generally ...
  Topic: First Wetsuit
JaRok2300

Replies: 6
Views: 549

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:45 am   Subject: First Wetsuit
I'm from Worcester, we have a local wetsuit hire/sale shop come to our open water swim sessions every couple of weeks at Upton Warren, just off J5 of the M5.

We swim every Wednesday evening & S ...
  Topic: First Wetsuit
JaRok2300

Replies: 6
Views: 549

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:17 am   Subject: First Wetsuit
Hi, where are you based as trying some on is always a good idea as the fit is the most important thing?
I help run my club's OW swimming so as well as my own experience I hear a fair bit of feedback ...
  Topic: Horse vs bike at Windsor Triathlon
JaRok2300

Replies: 39
Views: 3780

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:55 am   Subject: Horse vs bike at Windsor Triathlon
When I take my cyclist/triathlete hat off and step back it does surprise me that we are allowed to use open roads for races. I both participate and marshal at races every year and common sense does go ...
  Topic: Ceepo concept beam bike
JaRok2300

Replies: 21
Views: 1838

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:38 pm   Subject: Ceepo concept beam bike
Now, a horizontal swingarm similar to a Bimota Tesi, then you'd be talking!

http://www.cmmilanese.it/site/2005-bimota-tesi-2d-1000/?lang=en
  Topic: Javier Gomez Ironman Debut - Cairns June 10th
JaRok2300

Replies: 18
Views: 2500

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:17 am   Subject: Javier Gomez Ironman Debut - Cairns June 10th
I've always thought Jonny looked more suited to long course than Ali in terms of build, resilience etc (although he's had a few injuries of late)

I wonder if staying in ITU (presumably hoping to cl ...
  Topic: Smoothing pedaling and Watt Bike Graph
JaRok2300

Replies: 9
Views: 931

PostForum: Training   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:02 am   Subject: Smoothing pedaling and Watt Bike Graph
I can't post any links but my understanding is that the whole pedalling in circles thing had been pretty much debunked.

The people that go that go the fastest are the ones that press the hardest at ...
  Topic: What do you put in your bottle?
JaRok2300

Replies: 9
Views: 1076

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 1:41 pm   Subject: What do you put in your bottle?
Up to an hour just sugar free cordial.

Over an hour make my own energy drink as follows, 1L water, 70g sugar and half a teaspoon of salt, plus a splash of cordial for taste. I measured everything t ...
  Topic: under saddle double bottle cage
JaRok2300

Replies: 13
Views: 1042

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 11:22 am   Subject: under saddle double bottle cage
I had a Tacx one for ages and whilst it doesn't look very pretty I never had any trouble functionally.

I'm now using the built in one on a Fabric Tri saddle but have added an adapter so it takes 2 ...
  Topic: under saddle double bottle cage
JaRok2300

Replies: 13
Views: 1042

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 2:35 pm   Subject: under saddle double bottle cage
As far as I know there aren't any double bottle cages. The cages are single then you attach 2 of them to a bracket. Xlab, Profile etc make the brackets for single and/or double.
  Topic: Should I race with a plantar fascia injury?
JaRok2300

Replies: 8
Views: 1020

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 2:08 pm   Subject: Should I race with a plantar fascia injury?
Easy run to check progress = 12 mile brick. Not sure that equation computes.
I had physio on a calf strain at the beginning of the year and got similar advice. I went out for a 20min run and lasted 1 ...
  Topic: USE Tula aero bars
JaRok2300

Replies: 42
Views: 23648

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 8:28 am   Subject: USE Tula aero bars
Sorry to resurrect an ancient thread but just picked up an old pair of Tulas which I'm planning to fit to my Blade. (I like anything a bit unusual hence the Litespeed Blade and Tulas - I'm not really ...
 
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