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08-20-18, 05:43 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

yes, VO2max, lab-tested, on a bike is generally...

yes, VO2max, lab-tested, on a bike is generally less than when done by running HOWEVER... as cyclists *most* of us have really poor running form and our legs will give out before our lungs.

my...
08-20-18, 12:02 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

assuming you are (like most people) not a great...

assuming you are (like most people) not a great runner and not going out on a limb to guess that at a minimum your run training is much less than your cycling...

yeah, you would see different...
06-05-18, 12:55 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

yeah--for SURE go tubeless. makes a notable...

yeah--for SURE go tubeless. makes a notable difference. you will experience far fewer issues, esp if using a good tire/rim combo.



tubular for cross, man. you're good enough at racing to...
05-27-18, 12:52 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

OK... looked up THC on GlobalDRO...

OK... looked up THC on GlobalDRO (https://globaldro.com/US/search/ingredient-status/WnFDMCtHWjdEY0pFN2pBemloTC9HRGRrZmVOeDJKbEk1). (Not sure if that will work as they ask a bunch of questions first...
05-27-18, 12:48 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

at first i was thinking friday =...

at first i was thinking friday = out-of-competition = someone ratted you out. then was thinking "is THC banned out of competition"?

just realized today is saturday. facepalm.

what race?...
05-23-18, 08:46 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

could write a bunch but limited time. i've...

could write a bunch but limited time.

i've been hit by a car in Europe (and was 100% the driver's fault, as they admitted), so Europe is by no means perfect. that said, i'd say it is *generally*...
05-23-18, 03:02 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

This is so short-sighted, IMO. Same with...

This is so short-sighted, IMO.

Same with prize money for amateurs.

Yep, a few profit and yep, cheeper races are nice, but in the end it means people doing a bunch of work for less money, who...
05-23-18, 02:56 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

interesting you say that. would you actually let...

interesting you say that. would you actually let your kid race on the road (and do what it takes in training)?

my kid is younger than yours, but i feel like given what happens with vehicles these...
05-23-18, 12:42 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

word is that for the first time ever, everyone...

word is that for the first time ever, everyone got in -- no one was refused.

i think it's a sign of reduced demand for road events in general.

:(
05-22-18, 12:43 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

i used to race quite a bit (+ lots of travel...

i used to race quite a bit (+ lots of travel required because the closest road races to me were 4+ hours away) but last year raced not at all, and this year might be headed for the same. a growing...
05-06-18, 04:14 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

That's a highly-evolved attitude. I'm afraid...

That's a highly-evolved attitude.

I'm afraid I'm not always there, especially with respect to health issues. Certain injuries and their resultant effects on our bodies (esp brain injuries) do...
05-06-18, 03:50 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

:eek: +1 with those memory...

:eek:


+1



with those memory issues, i have to ask: do you remember what you wrote above?

:)
05-06-18, 03:42 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

Damn. Bad luck. FWIW I have discovered...

Damn. Bad luck.

FWIW I have discovered misaligned hangers direct from the manufacturer. Do you have an alignment gauge?

I love the Abbey Bike Tools HAG. The Park Tool is OK but huge (I can...
05-01-18, 01:15 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

i just posted a link in another thread and it...

i just posted a link in another thread and it worked just fine. i must have f-ed up the copy/paste from before.

and here i was, thinking you were actually interested in what i posted, not just...
05-01-18, 12:50 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

not sure. i copied/pasted the link when i...

not sure. i copied/pasted the link when i originally posted (super easy). when you pointed it out, the link only pointed to "m."

i could have screwed up the copy/paste, but i don't think so. could...
05-01-18, 12:44 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

should work now. i've done it that way...

should work now.



i've done it that way a bunch -- just either made a copy/paste error or i screwed up something in the new interface.
05-01-18, 01:01 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

anecdotes like this are not data, but you've...

anecdotes like this are not data, but you've gotta respect your experience.



sometimes things that are repeated may turn out not to be true...
04-30-18, 07:52 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

the old 'visible abs' thing is a good general...

the old 'visible abs' thing is a good general rule, but due to the way individuals store fat it may or may not be telling for a given person.

it's a hard pill to swallow for many of us as we've...
04-30-18, 09:42 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

i've written many times on how it is possible to...

i've written many times on how it is possible to lose fat even during hard training, and how one can lean out while not only maintaining but also improving power.

after years of thinking about it...
04-30-18, 12:06 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

yeah—those photos and many caliper tests results...

yeah—those photos and many caliper tests results are highly suspect. There are different kinds of fat and people store fat in different ways. The DEXA is a truth-teller and often yields far higher...
04-29-18, 11:59 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

Great film. Saw David Helfgott perform in NYC...

Great film. Saw David Helfgott perform in NYC after the film was out. Sadly, the performance was more novelty than quality.

Still, his story remains brilliant.
04-13-18, 11:56 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

maybe yes, maybe no?

maybe yes, maybe no?
03-18-18, 11:52 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

it was 40F here the other day.... SO warm! skied...

it was 40F here the other day.... SO warm! skied in a t-shirt. (serious)
03-17-18, 11:56 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

thanks! :) for the record, my beef is with...

thanks! :)

for the record, my beef is with people saying "a couple, three"; i get that it is correct... just find it folksy when people say it aloud. writing doesn't really bother me. :)
03-17-18, 05:20 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

No pothead is going to show up at a drive-thru...

No pothead is going to show up at a drive-thru with no money! ;-)
03-17-18, 03:58 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

it. was. a. joke. hard (for me) to watch...

it. was. a. joke.

hard (for me) to watch that video and not laugh. hard.

:)
03-17-18, 02:52 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

not so fast! https://youtu.be/MKCYDrur_WI

not so fast!

https://youtu.be/MKCYDrur_WI
03-15-18, 10:30 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

the cover photo on that video looks familiar. ...

the cover photo on that video looks familiar.

i rode up 74, down to lake elsinore, up and around elsinore peak (i think) and across some FS roads/broken pavement/remote stuff... then back down 74....
03-15-18, 09:20 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

Everyone that saw that ride said it was insane to...

Everyone that saw that ride said it was insane to have ridden out and back on 74. I didn't mind it.
03-14-18, 10:06 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

if you are going up the south grade, there's an...

if you are going up the south grade, there's an artesian spring where you can get fresh, clean (really good!) water about a mile before the top, maybe less. it will be on the left-hand side (downhill...
03-14-18, 12:55 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

Gravel is NBD if you have ever been on a MTB or...

Gravel is NBD if you have ever been on a MTB or raced cross. (I know you have.) It is tame. A bit of moisture probably helps things.

A tip for the couple miles prior to the gravel: the center...
03-09-18, 05:56 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

+1 Was convinced that this is where that...

+1

Was convinced that this is where that story would lead... and a little sad when it did not. :)
03-01-18, 03:49 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

There's GREAT riding, and you feel so far removed...

There's GREAT riding, and you feel so far removed from the Strip. I've bene riding there at 75F with pine trees while it was >100F (at 10pm!) on the Strip.
02-28-18, 05:26 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

i know spectastic didn't want to post the link to...

i know spectastic didn't want to post the link to results. suffice to say ths dude raced every single week at this series, plus a few more.

he had 8 identifiable points. would be pretty amazing if...
02-28-18, 05:23 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

Had a stage race in those conditions just outside...

Had a stage race in those conditions just outside of SLC a few years back. The TT got canceled (thankfully -- there was a descent with a >90* turn at the bottom!), but the RR went off in snow.
...
02-27-18, 02:01 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

upgrading from 2->1 on 8 points and from a local...

upgrading from 2->1 on 8 points and from a local series (even if that series draws good talent) seems off.
02-26-18, 10:11 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

I agree about not posting names You could post...

I agree about not posting names You could post the USAC # and then the name itself is not floating around (/searchable) but someone could find the results in question.

I looked at the PM you sent...
02-26-18, 02:35 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

could you provide a little more info? maybe a...

could you provide a little more info? maybe a link to race results? (you can use this format: http://usacycling.org/results/?compid=first+last)

surely there must be more to it.

i've heard of...
02-25-18, 08:50 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

It isn't. However, you responded to my post which...

It isn't. However, you responded to my post which said that while a Cat 1 road license transfers to MTB, I do not feel a Cat 1 MTB license (/skills) transfer to the road (or track).




I've...
02-24-18, 11:59 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

i think track is a different beast. a road...

i think track is a different beast.

a road upgrade can translate (a bit) to MTB or CX in that fitness is a large role -- and if someone can't hang they're usually not a danger to others. when you...
02-06-18, 10:20 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

a bunch of years ago, i was racing frequently in...

a bunch of years ago, i was racing frequently in salt lake city. there was one dude who was incredibly strong but a TERrible bike racer. he was racing with a thermonuclear weapon, though he didn't...
02-06-18, 01:47 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

Years ago, I used to think biathlon was...

Years ago, I used to think biathlon was ridiculous; how about combining a 100m sprint with.... knitting a sweater?

It took a while for me to realize how incredible it is.

* You need to be an...
01-30-18, 01:23 AM
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Posted By tetonrider

sounds like a rationalization! +1 ...

sounds like a rationalization!



+1



i prefer snow and cold. call me crazy.
11-04-17, 06:45 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

you might do even better just by getting pads. ...

you might do even better just by getting pads.

the thing with that is that whenever pads need replacing, BMW officially suggests pads AND rotors, and that's a bigger job (/esp with BMW parts and...
11-03-17, 06:26 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

Sure! Nothing I love more than standing in a pit...

Sure! Nothing I love more than standing in a pit in the rain, getting my hands wet washing bikes. :)
11-03-17, 04:40 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

i don't have a link, but there is a brand that is...

i don't have a link, but there is a brand that is popular in the UK that makes one. it's battery-powered. i can't recall how long it lasts or how much water it requires.

the big venues have waters...
11-03-17, 04:33 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

ymmv, but i have stuck with a 6SE for the form...

ymmv, but i have stuck with a 6SE for the form factor. sure, the bigger sizes are great in a number of scenarios, but for me the 6SE pushes the limit of what i want to carry around in a jersey...
11-03-17, 04:32 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

nice. so many repairs can be done easily and...

nice.

so many repairs can be done easily and cheaply via watching youtube videos. i had an oven "die" before; a serviceman wanted $300 for the part (+ more for labor); i figured out that basically...
11-03-17, 04:28 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

i had an S4 back in 1998/99. Super fun.... and...

i had an S4 back in 1998/99. Super fun.... and more than a few tickets. So worth it! :)
11-03-17, 04:27 PM
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Posted By tetonrider

when i've gotten dye-contrast MRIs the risks have...

when i've gotten dye-contrast MRIs the risks have been spelled out explicitly. Be interesting to see where that goes.
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