LZ’s Tech FAQ: Technical FAQ: Tires for

Posted in Uncategorized on February 10, 2016 by Nick Wigston

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Technical FAQ: Tires for riding rollers – There are a number of factors to consider when choosing a tire to use for riding on indoor rollers. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | http://www.cbgphoto.com (File). Dear Lennard, I have a question that I cannot find the answer to anywhere. I have been following you for years, have two of your books, and I just read your VeloNews article, “Where the rubber meets the road.” So you are eminently qualified to answer this question. I… http://ow.ly/3b8yNQ

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Technical FAQ: Cyclists

Posted in Uncategorized on January 20, 2016 by Nick Wigston

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Technical FAQ: Cyclists and heart issues – Many riders with heart issues said they purposefully climb slower because of their ailments. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com Dear Readers, Since writing about it in my column three months ago, I have received much mail from other cyclists who have experience with heart issues. I have not known what to do with it all, as it’s way more than could fit in a normal column. However, it seems that the sheer volume of… http://ow.ly/3ai9ao

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Technical FAQ: Chains an

Posted in Uncategorized on January 13, 2016 by Nick Wigston

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Technical FAQ: Chains and chain checkers – There are a variety of ways to check chain wear. Photo: Spencer Powlison | VeloNews.com Dear Lennard, On January 5, 2016, you replied to a letter on the website about a 10/11 speed compatibility issue, specifically regarding a triple crank. I can report that I built up a triple-ring bike this past spring using a gemisch of parts from all three major component groups. I have Campy 11s Athena shifters and derailleu… http://ow.ly/3a1nNI

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Tech FAQ: Chain width ex

Posted in Uncategorized on January 6, 2016 by Nick Wigston

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Tech FAQ: Chain width explained, compatibility queries answered http://ow.ly/39Le2P

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Lennard Zinn’s holiday g

Posted in Uncategorized on December 9, 2015 by Nick Wigston

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Lennard Zinn’s holiday gift ideas – With its included visor, The One is ready for the dirt. Photo: Lennard Zinn | VeloNews.com With only a couple of weeks to go, here is my Christmas list. Showers Pass Bamboo-Merino LS Henley Shirt: $95 Before I got this shirt, I already had a lot of long-sleeved base layers, and none of them would I wear for comfort around the house. That all changed when I got this Showers Pass shirt. Knitted of bamboo and merino wool, … http://ow.ly/38PBnx

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Technical FAQ: Chain wea

Posted in Uncategorized on December 2, 2015 by Nick Wigston

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Technical FAQ: Chain wear measurement – Six brand-new chains hung by their own weight from a single, straight rod that ensures that the first links of all six chains are perfectly lined up with each other. The red line indicates the 100th link in the chains. The chains are, bottom-top: Shimano 11s Dura-Ace HG900, SRAM 10s PC1091R, Campy 10s Record UltraNarrow, KMC 11s X11SL DLC, SRAM 10s PC1091R, Campy 11s Chorus. Photo: Friction Facts Dear Lennard, I’ve … http://ow.ly/38z6if

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Technical FAQ: Shifting

Posted in Uncategorized on November 18, 2015 by Nick Wigston

LZ’s Tech FAQ: Technical FAQ: Shifting and taping tubulars – Adhering tubulars to a rim is easier with tape instead of glue, but one reader had a bad experience. Photo: Logan VonBokel | VeloNews.com Mixing SRAM parts Dear Lennard, Will SRAM Red 22 shifters work with 10-speed rear and front derailleurs? — Todd Dear Todd, If you mean SRAM 10-speed derailleurs, the answer is yes. ― Lennard Regarding Santana road/MTB Di2 tandem gearing Dear Lennard In response to your answe… http://ow.ly/381Tnz

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