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    Put new tires on the other day, Hei Hei is...

    Put new tires on the other day, Hei Hei is starting to feel a little more like an XC bike

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    Still heavy but I'm going to try racing it this week. It'll be interesting to see how my lap...
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    definitely the one with nicer parts.

    definitely the one with nicer parts.
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    Yeah that. I really noticed that HR lag doing...

    Yeah that.

    I really noticed that HR lag doing those 40/20s last week to the point where I was wondering if I didn't go hard enough. It would take quite a few to even crack 170 (my threshold is...
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    Yeah pretty different, threshold is keeping...

    Yeah pretty different, threshold is keeping yourself below your anaerobic threshold, ie, as hard as you can go for an extended period of time, usually taken by 95% of your best 20 minutes. vo2 is...
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    Some of our zwift and the recent real life TT...

    Some of our zwift and the recent real life TT series was how i figured out my LTHR, which really helped me straighten out my zones. Intervals.icu helps too, it will say, "oh, you did 172 bpm avg for...
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    Got my new cranks on today, 550g with a 34t...

    Got my new cranks on today, 550g with a 34t compared to 738 for the cranks and ring the bike came with. Annoying they put those brick descendants on a carbon xc bike.

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    Also did the RSC...
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    Nice! I like that blue, shop owner got himself...

    Nice! I like that blue, shop owner got himself one in that color this winter after handing down the silver one to his son.

    I was thinking about trying a dissector up front on mine, that's like...
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    I put them on my hardtail last year, but then...

    I put them on my hardtail last year, but then there was no racing, so uh, no, it wound up being my general trail riding tire until I got the hei hei in august. They roll well, had acceptable xc tire...
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    We're still not doing the full group road rides...

    We're still not doing the full group road rides or mass start events. We've done a TT series, a 3 day gravel race that was done team time trial style, and our upcoming xc series will let you start a...
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    Lol fuck, aspens gone before the order went in,...

    Lol fuck, aspens gone before the order went in, qbp had a bunch last week. But maybe that's for the best- do I really want to buy two of those things and try racing on them?

    If there are mezcals...
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    Wait that's weird, I somehow managed to post that...

    Wait that's weird, I somehow managed to post that in here and not the zwift thread.

    No I'm not really burned out or anything, just been avoiding the trainer because I can ride outside. Except I'm...
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    tbh i've considered getting back on the trainer...

    tbh i've considered getting back on the trainer to do some workouts. I had a pretty solid winter and stayed light and fit and now I'm just, like, riding around and not even as much as I should be....
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    go outside nerds e I seem to have misread...

    go outside nerds

    e I seem to have misread that post because it seems to be what people are doing.
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    Top of mount sentinel, looking north at the...

    Top of mount sentinel, looking north at the rattlesnake. So jumbo in the foreground, snowbowl back left, stuart peak is that lump back there in the middle
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    Whenever I ride my older hardtail it feels really...

    Whenever I ride my older hardtail it feels really weird and bad riding downhill. Pedals real good though, not sure what I'm going to do when we start racing in a few weeks. I have some lighter parts...
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    Yeah, seems like those are going to be the best...

    Yeah, seems like those are going to be the best chance, although I kind of wanted a new orbea terra. No idea if there are changes to geo or spec but I hope it's the same. I hear black for color...
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    Plus this is what giant sunglasses are for. Get...

    Plus this is what giant sunglasses are for. Get those new pocs or some speedtraps or something. I have photochromic jawbreakers and they could be a little larger, but keep wind and shit out of my...
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    Ha, fuck, I hope we got some. Been out of 12s...

    Ha, fuck, I hope we got some. Been out of 12s sram for a week or two now. Think there are a couple of shimano ones.

    I committed to getting a new cx bike. Hopefully be here in like august....
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    Vittoria Mezcal has been pretty good for me. (I...

    Vittoria Mezcal has been pretty good for me. (I have it as a rear with a barzo front but would try it on both ends too). Kind of like a nano tread pattern but with better side knobs. I'm also finding...
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    wolf, and yes. I rode up middle fork to the...

    wolf, and yes. I rode up middle fork to the junction with ravine (where those tracks were), down dropout, and then lower fenceline. Three larch even was good last week, but I'm not sure how woods...
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    Saw these yesterday which was neat 372207 ...

    Saw these yesterday which was neat

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    Couldn't ride to the overlook

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    Cousin sent me a text recently looking for a bike...

    Cousin sent me a text recently looking for a bike for her son and we actually had an extra small kona lanai.

    A week later she replies asking what color it is, which, by then, sorry too late.
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    I had a set of cranks on watch list, and they...

    I had a set of cranks on watch list, and they showed up last week on a day we place orders, and I texted the ordering guy at the shop, and we still missed out on them.

    Sram 12s chains are really...
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    Sorry I haven't been around, but I haven't been...

    Sorry I haven't been around, but I haven't been on zwift in over a month and cancelled my subscription (although it hasn't actually ran out yet).

    I'm probably slower than I was a month ago too....
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    Breezy out there yesterday and a little cold but...

    Breezy out there yesterday and a little cold but the dirt was nice. We have a 3 day gravel race thing coming up this weekend, more team time trial format though to keep people apart. So anyway I...
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    Oh fun more xc tire chat. You've got the "really...

    Oh fun more xc tire chat. You've got the "really fast but barely any grip" tires like the aspen, thunder burt, etc, that are good on really smooth hardpack and non technical stuff, and then the "ok...
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    They've had tubeless ready versions of the...

    They've had tubeless ready versions of the performance line tires for a few years now, it's what i went with on my hardtail because I didn't want to buy $92 tires. I was pretty happy with the $62...
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    I put a 2.3 dhf on the front of my hei hei pretty...

    I put a 2.3 dhf on the front of my hei hei pretty shortly after I got it because I sliced open a stock rekon. Then sliced the other one and put a nobby nic I had on the back. I definitely notice the...
  30. Thread: Ask the experts

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    The GX cassette (xg-1275) is a good amount...

    The GX cassette (xg-1275) is a good amount cheaper, like 215 msrp vs 385 for xo1. The xo1 cassette is a lot nicer and lighter though. The main cassette is all machined from one piece vs a bunch of...
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    The entry Salsa Journeyman and Kona rove are...

    The entry Salsa Journeyman and Kona rove are under 1k. You're getting claris 2x8 though, which is, uh, not so great along with pretty basic brake calipers, and non tubeless ready wheels.
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    Which model brakes? I just ordered some guide rsc...

    Which model brakes? I just ordered some guide rsc levers for my hei hei, which came with guide R. They've been bled twice and gotten new pads since I got it in august and they're still really...
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    Well now this thread is ruined for the next 3...

    Well now this thread is ruined for the next 3 days too.
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    What's your favorite chamois cream?

    What's your favorite chamois cream?
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    For bigger rides I try to be prepared for more...

    For bigger rides I try to be prepared for more than one flat tire, so an actual pump, patch kit, sometimes two spare tubes. Going to 40mm tubeless tires has cut down on flats for me a lot at least....
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    Removing a chain to fully degrease and hot wax it...

    Removing a chain to fully degrease and hot wax it seems a little excessive to me. And might result in popping a quick link out on a ride if they're not replaced on a regular basis. Also my...
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    I didn't really look that closely but dissector...

    I didn't really look that closely but dissector has that option and it was like the first tire i clicked on.

    60tpi being mostly exo and 120 exo+ is a trend i hadn't noticed though.

    And I wonder...
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    There are also 120tpi exo tires. and 120tpi non...

    There are also 120tpi exo tires. and 120tpi non exo tires. and 60tpi exo+ tires.
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    Yeah specifics of what's wrong would be good....

    Yeah specifics of what's wrong would be good. You're sure it's the transmission and not like a clutch related thing? Or driveshaft or rear diff? Or shift linkage? Do some but not all of the gears...
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    It would actually have more effect in open mode....

    It would actually have more effect in open mode.

    What LSC does is help the spring slow down and stop during compressions caused mostly by weight transfer. So braking, berms, pumping in a corner,...
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    Sometimes there are gravel routes in trailforks...

    Sometimes there are gravel routes in trailforks but it's pretty limited. I've put a good amount of stuff in there around here though.

    When I'm trying to figure something out at home I use caltopo....
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    The rogue hoe mini mcloed thing is pretty rad....

    The rogue hoe mini mcloed thing is pretty rad. Digs and cuts much better, but doesn't smooth and rake and move dirt as well. I don't find myself grabbing the regular mcloed very often these days now...
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    6-7" cuff is the right sock height. I'm really...

    6-7" cuff is the right sock height.

    I'm really liking having power and accurate hr when I'm riding the smart trainer and am trying to track down a power meter for the road bike now (stages for...
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    I ordered a kmc last week and there were plenty...

    I ordered a kmc last week and there were plenty available, but those gold x11s are a little pricey.
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    Oh, it can work. I had a weird thing happen...

    Oh, it can work.


    I had a weird thing happen tonight. We're doing a local race series, which starts at 6:15. I hit "join meetup" at about 6:08 and it put me in innsbruck with you guys, but just...
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    At the same w/kg the person doing more actual...

    At the same w/kg the person doing more actual watts will go slightly faster. Especially on flat ground, and especially with bigger differences in weight. Like a 50kg person doing 100w and a 100kg...
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    Yeah I'm finding adz to be really good for...

    Yeah I'm finding adz to be really good for threshold/ftp workouts- you're already probably riding at about that effort, might as well make it a 2x20 or something. Tour of fire and ice is good because...
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    That's going to be boring as fuck and not...

    That's going to be boring as fuck and not accomplish much.

    Just pick routes, ride them at a moderate pace, and maybe push a little on the climbs. That will be much more interesting than mindlessly...
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    Did all the haute route stages, think I'm sick of...

    Did all the haute route stages, think I'm sick of epic kom for awhile. Completely blew up on adz today, but saw that coming after doing like a best 20min and staying with the lead group to the bottom.
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    Did stage 1 of haute route yesterday, it was...

    Did stage 1 of haute route yesterday, it was hard. Not really looking forward to stage 2 today.
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