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10-08-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By Radish_legs

I think it will eventually make a lot of...

I think it will eventually make a lot of penetration. Especially in smaller scenes with more elevation/climbing.
10-05-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By Radish_legs

I think you are right, and also I think I might...

I think you are right, and also I think I might just stop posting videos altogether, lol.
10-04-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By Radish_legs

30 min commentary. Basically I said that...

30 min commentary.

Basically I said that e-bikes are going to be a big part of the future of cycling in the US, even with road bikes. In the video I get dropped by two super old guys on...
10-03-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By Radish_legs

I posted a video about my take on road biking with guys on E-bikes

I was on vacation in Arizona, and had my first real exposure to e-bikes. It was an eye-opener for me, given that I live in Dallas, which is flat and has very little e-bike penetration.
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09-27-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 50,623
Posted By Radish_legs

Not yet. I might try it on my mountain bike this...

Not yet. I might try it on my mountain bike this year. I would like to get a cross bike perhaps mainly for gravel. But if I do I'll certainly try cross.
09-18-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Radish_legs

would it only be accurate on a straightaway?...

would it only be accurate on a straightaway? Would it only be accurate on a flat road?
09-12-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,379
Posted By Radish_legs

Young guys train really hard, do well, move up to...

Young guys train really hard, do well, move up to Cat 1. Then they realize that there is a limit to how far they can go in the sport. Time demands are significant. Peers are moving onward and upward...
09-11-19, 04:24 PM
09-09-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,253
Posted By Radish_legs

1) achieved 2) achieved 3) came within 1...

1) achieved
2) achieved
3) came within 1 bike's length in the last Tuesday Night Crit of achieving. Had the break I was in stayed away, might have won. I didn't race enough A races to make this...
09-09-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By Radish_legs

Using e-bike as neutral feed in P12 race

https://youtu.be/Q_QaO1pksZM
09-08-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By Radish_legs

the USA cycling website is programmed by monkeys....

the USA cycling website is programmed by monkeys. Not very smart monkeys either.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,929
Posted By Radish_legs

I use both at the same time.

I use both at the same time.
09-04-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,421
Posted By Radish_legs

that by itself is a good enough reason

that by itself is a good enough reason
09-04-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,967
Posted By Radish_legs

I haven't commented on the original question...

I haven't commented on the original question because I have never used a Neo. I do have a kickr2 and it has worked flawlessly (except the power is not all that accurate, but I don't use the kickr...
09-04-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,967
Posted By Radish_legs

well if you want ERG mode, then you do want a...

well if you want ERG mode, then you do want a smart trainer.
09-04-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,421
Posted By Radish_legs

How can weight lifting help?

Headed into off-season now. Thinking about adding lifting to what I do, as a means of getting better.

But how exactly would it help? Surely it will help with sprint and peak power. But can it...
09-04-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

I helped dismantle the Frisco track.

I helped dismantle the Frisco track.
09-04-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,967
Posted By Radish_legs

a smart trainer would allow you to do ERG mode...

a smart trainer would allow you to do ERG mode for a structured workout, but sounds like you don't need or want to do that.
09-03-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By Radish_legs

we have a masters guy here locally who raced on a...

we have a masters guy here locally who raced on a pro team in Europe (as an American) in his 20s. Then he stopped riding for 20 years. Comes back. And in just over a year is one of the very top...
09-03-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By Radish_legs

based on my interaction and talking to friends, I...

based on my interaction and talking to friends, I think there is often a high degree of discretion. Talk to them. For example, I was able to go from 5 to 4 after 4 races.
09-03-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,967
Posted By Radish_legs

what's the name of the very quiet trainer,...

what's the name of the very quiet trainer, wheel-on, where the wheel doesn't actually touch anything. Uses magnetic resistance or some-such.
09-03-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

Congrats on the podium. We have a local masters...

Congrats on the podium. We have a local masters track racer who did well at Nationals. I think he has won over 100 NCs. Maybe that's an underestimate. He was tagged in another guys's FB post, and...
09-01-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

Link starts at the last lap. I'm in the...

Link starts at the last lap. I'm in the breakaway. Group chasing. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XBrC-LE6_E0&feature=youtu.be&t=3287
08-31-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By Radish_legs

Anyone us bicarb lotion?

Amp Plus and the stuff like that. Do you have sense it actually helps?

I'm kind of against it in principle, meaning that even if it did help, I'm not going to spend the money because I'm cheap. ...
08-30-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By Radish_legs

like I said, in the Dallas area, local mtn bike...

like I said, in the Dallas area, local mtn bike racing now with e-bike categories. Don't tell me it's not sanctioned racing, when it clearly is. Go yell at a cloud.
08-30-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By Radish_legs

e-bike crits could be something that gets people...

e-bike crits could be something that gets people back into racing. You don't need elite training or fitness (though it helps). But it's mostly about the strategy and decision making. And surviving...
08-30-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Radish_legs

I live in North Texas. If one is a climber, well,...

I live in North Texas. If one is a climber, well, better to race in a different part of the country. I started off thinking "I'm just a sprinter" (for my level). But you know, it's fun to do other...
08-29-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Radish_legs

Depends

Depends
08-29-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

I'm trying to practice cornering in all domains....

I'm trying to practice cornering in all domains. When I drive (why am I breaking in the turn?), with my motorcycle (I'm not experienced really with it), on group rides. I tend to get gapped in turns...
08-29-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

Here where we are, usually the C and B crits get...

Here where we are, usually the C and B crits get easier throughout the season. They are most competitive at the beginning. I didn't do a single B race at the technical course this year. I've never...
08-29-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

Yes, my teammate said the same thing to me. He...

Yes, my teammate said the same thing to me. He says he thinks I am trying to get visual lines on the apex/turn, and I need to just stay on the wheel and trust where the corner is without seeing it as...
08-29-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By Radish_legs

There are already local sanctioned races for...

There are already local sanctioned races for e-mountain bikes.
08-28-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

Did the "technical" A crit tonight, where I keep...

Did the "technical" A crit tonight, where I keep getting dropped early. Same thing happened. Averaged 341w over first 3 laps. Same old story. That's the last one I'm doing. My skills and fitness are...
08-28-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By Radish_legs

one more thing to drive up costs and reduce...

one more thing to drive up costs and reduce participation. I think you are assuming that non e-bikes will be the norm. I'm not as convinced. I think the day is soon coming when the majority of rec...
08-28-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,379
Posted By Radish_legs

Most people it seems don't stay in racing...

Most people it seems don't stay in racing long-term. I'm in season #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) , and I see tons of turnover. I'm wondering if I'm doing...
08-28-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

Last year in the A race when I made the break...

Last year in the A race when I made the break (which I was eventually dropped from due to repeated attacks) I also followed Jesus. I'm finding that following Jesus is a pretty good tactic.
08-28-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

Tuesday Night Crit, A race. This is the...

Tuesday Night Crit, A race. This is the non-technical oval-ish type crit. It's the last one of the year, and the first time I have done it in a couple of months, and first time this year I did only...
08-26-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14,003
Views: 751,196
Posted By Radish_legs

In my case, I'm getting dropped in the crits,...

In my case, I'm getting dropped in the crits, just a few laps in. FTP, positioning, and racing brain are not good enough against the best in the area (cat 1s). My teammate cat 3 who has a peak power...
08-23-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14,003
Views: 751,196
Posted By Radish_legs

i mainly use zwift now for recovery rides. that...

i mainly use zwift now for recovery rides. that will change when I start getting back to more structured training. I might start to get back into the races then.
08-22-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

btw, here's a crash in a turn that happened...

btw, here's a crash in a turn that happened during the race. The video is from my teammate.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOnxQjoAP7Y&t=0s
08-22-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

it's a half mile course with 6 turns. I'm a cat...

it's a half mile course with 6 turns. I'm a cat 3, and I'm fine with C and B crit speeds on this course. The A crit speeds are much higher, and I'm uncomfortable turning at those speeds. For you...
08-22-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

Did the technical A crit again, and again was...

Did the technical A crit again, and again was dropped early. When I caught on a lap down, I stayed on for a fairly long time. I'm getting better at the turns, but I still am not very good. Was gapped...
08-20-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By Radish_legs

I've asked this guy about the racing scene in...

I've asked this guy about the racing scene in Japan, and he has replied to me. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClvtLAnUD8z_9dec6iUc24Q
08-15-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

On a road bike or mountain bike?

On a road bike or mountain bike?
08-15-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

Another A crit on the technical short course. I...

Another A crit on the technical short course. I did a little bit better in terms of taking longer to get dropped and doing better in the corner. But ultimately I was dropped within about 8 minutes. I...
08-13-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14,003
Views: 751,196
Posted By Radish_legs

group ride? crit?

group ride? crit?
08-12-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14,003
Views: 751,196
Posted By Radish_legs

the Saturday race ride was lights-out. Lots of...

the Saturday race ride was lights-out. Lots of cat 1s and 2s. So many surges and high pace that people kept falling off the back. 39 riders at the start. Then 1 off the front who "won." Final sprint,...
08-02-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,689
Posted By Radish_legs

The Dallas area velodrome was dismantled and put...

The Dallas area velodrome was dismantled and put in storage, now owned by local racer/promoter. We're hoping he can get something in place to rebuild it. However in its prior location in Frisco, it...
08-02-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,452
Posted By Radish_legs

There's a learning curve that takes place with...

There's a learning curve that takes place with this stuff. For example, as the race went on, I became more comfortable with the turns at speed, thus when lapped I could stay on and even do a little...
08-02-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,416
Posted By Radish_legs

yes, maybe I can start racing their crit again.

yes, maybe I can start racing their crit again.
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