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07-26-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,097
Posted By zigmeister

The reality is now unless you are going to race...

The reality is now unless you are going to race nationals, you can get an RTUE...you have to prove to them the issue is not idiopathic, but if you do, someone could race amateur in the US, and I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,662
Posted By zigmeister

Little dated, I now have a Specialized Power...

Little dated, I now have a Specialized Power saddle and Reynolds 62mm SLG wheels for the deeps. Also have 40mm for climbing wheels, that and I have a QRing Aero version on the outer now as well. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,136
Posted By zigmeister

Sherwen annoyed me often with these simplistic...

Sherwen annoyed me often with these simplistic explanations about cycling and why things are happening over and over...every broadcast he would repeat the same things like a bunch of people are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By zigmeister

Used to have an Aeon, it was light...I say was,...

Used to have an Aeon, it was light...I say was, because when I crashed 3yrs ago 37mph coasting over the finish line at a sprint finish/race...somebody hit my handlebars...and down goes Frazier...bad...
Replies: 68
Views: 7,330
Posted By zigmeister

Besides some uninformed and untrained Canyon...

Besides some uninformed and untrained Canyon representatives....the issue is the VAT to begin with...EU thing I guess. We have taxes in the US as well...but a 20%..wow.
07-15-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,097
Posted By zigmeister

Guess I need to look up their finances. Because...

Guess I need to look up their finances. Because USAC, if you have primary insurance, isnt going to pay a penny for medical costs. When I crashed, there was no mention by the organizer of insurance....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 322,804
Posted By zigmeister

Think I've located those 4 *******s on that ride....

Think I've located those 4 *******s on that ride.

They are all in this thread for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 322,804
Posted By zigmeister

Thanks for this post...sounds a lot like one of...

Thanks for this post...sounds a lot like one of my local weekend rides where there are a lot of mostly fast Masters racers/riders. There are some former Pro and a mix of Cat 1-5s. Most of these...
05-20-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,514
Posted By zigmeister

No such thing in amateur racing getting a flat...

No such thing in amateur racing getting a flat and getting back on..CAT 4 levels and up...they are long gone. And no service vehicle will let you draft after a wheel swap...so good luck with that. At...
05-20-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,896
Posted By zigmeister

Don't see any replies from Florida. All I can...

Don't see any replies from Florida. All I can tell you, the past 5-6yrs, the schedule has really dropped off. 6-7yrs ago, you could count on at least 6-8 good races/events around the Central FL area,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,016
Posted By zigmeister

So, every time I got to a doctor, they always say...

So, every time I got to a doctor, they always say "has anybody ever told you that you have an abnormal heartbeat?"

I also went to a cardiologist, once they did a cardiac cathertization, where they...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,172
Posted By zigmeister

I run GP4000S on my Reynolds SLG 62mm wheels. ...

I run GP4000S on my Reynolds SLG 62mm wheels. 25mm...I don't recall it being that difficult to get them on/off. Maybe the first time I put a tire on if new it is a hassle, but after that, no...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,980
Posted By zigmeister

Interesting thread....8yrs I've been using...

Interesting thread....8yrs I've been using GP4000S tires. For training/racing. Only have had 2 flats. Tens and thousands of miles. I've thought of switching and trying something new lately. Last time...
06-01-16, 07:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 85,583
Posted By zigmeister

Recently had a crash 10 weeks ago. Went with...

Recently had a crash 10 weeks ago. Went with surgery. Z break like a few others. Seemed like a great idea at the time.

I would say, the only positive for surgery, is it gets the clavicle healed...
05-30-16, 07:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,870
Posted By zigmeister

Source?

Source?
05-29-16, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By zigmeister

Tune Mig 70 and Mag 170 Hubs Black 20/24H Shimano 11sp

Here are a fine set of used Tune Mig 70 Mag 170 Hubs. Considered one of the best and lightest. Used for about 1,000 miles. Had a custom set of rims built. But the Asian spoke holes started to...
03-03-16, 01:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,739
Posted By zigmeister

Replace the 2 in the hundreths position with a 1...

Replace the 2 in the hundreths position with a 1 on the front of the wattage, and it is what I use...
09-28-14, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,135
Posted By zigmeister

Yes, talk to Quarq. Their service and support is...

Yes, talk to Quarq. Their service and support is some of the best. I had mine start eating batteries, and they provide a return shipping label, replaced mine with a newer model because it was toast...
06-07-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,829
Posted By zigmeister

Lost photo link..nooooo

Lost photo link..nooooo
04-15-14, 12:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,732
Posted By zigmeister

Guess the experts have already figured this out,...

Guess the experts have already figured this out, but by watching the video, there is what appears to be black oil/fluid that had spilled onto the road from some kind of vehicle/equipment, during the...
03-07-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,068
Posted By zigmeister

Well from experience here in the FL...never seen...

Well from experience here in the FL...never seen anybody relegated/pulled for silly stuff. Because normally, the officials have to see it themselves, and how it is possible for them to actually see...
03-07-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,445
Posted By zigmeister

Well, yeah, if you are going for a top 10, sure,...

Well, yeah, if you are going for a top 10, sure, have at it. Points mean something. And even maybe the way point upgrades are still handled, getting 20th place could mean something depending on the...
02-03-14, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,829
Posted By zigmeister

Hilarious what a phone sometimes corrects stuff...

Hilarious what a phone sometimes corrects stuff too..makes for a real weight weenie ride with the explosive component and airy nature of butane.
01-29-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,829
Posted By zigmeister

Yes, I did go black cockpit and matte wheels. ...

Yes, I did go black cockpit and matte wheels. Got tired of shiny colorful stuff personally.



?? They are GP4000S clinchers on a wide 40mm custom built wheel w/Alchemy Hubs. Butane conti...
01-29-14, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,631
Posted By zigmeister

Having the Flu sucks.

Having the Flu sucks.
01-21-14, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,829
Posted By zigmeister

image link lost...

image link lost...
01-16-14, 03:08 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,353
Posted By zigmeister

Oh great, another "pubmed" article which means...

Oh great, another "pubmed" article which means nothing.

Reality is...pro teams use this as a basic determination....get with Vaughters on this topic and Garmin...they will guide you in the right...
01-13-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,353
Posted By zigmeister

Here, let's just settle this now with some basic...

Here, let's just settle this now with some basic science....post up your Power data, V02max, lactic threshold etc.

At least we can determine what your real physical/genetic potential is, then take...
12-21-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 652,832
Posted By zigmeister

No, the point of the power meter being faulty...

No, the point of the power meter being faulty over about 1yr period was that my cardio/fitness and performance was undoubtedly improving. I would ride more near the front, take more pulls, sprint at...
12-11-13, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 652,832
Posted By zigmeister

I picked up 15-20w by just having Quarq replace...

I picked up 15-20w by just having Quarq replace my faulty PM with a new one...amazing what that can do for you!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-13, 04:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By zigmeister

I read a recent study, think it was done in the...

I read a recent study, think it was done in the UK...anywho. They said they determined after 6 months, or a 1yr, whatever the length was, of pre-ride stretching, or pre-anything stretching for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-13, 04:36 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,428
Posted By zigmeister

I love the look of the Campy Super EPS. With...

I love the look of the Campy Super EPS. With that said, I just bought 9070 Di2. Slick in every way. Light, and just works. New software/features makes it really nice, plus inexpensive internal...
09-13-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,588
Posted By zigmeister

Physiological, when your HR is 194 at age...

Physiological, when your HR is 194 at age 46...your legs finally just give up....My mind always say keep pedaling, but eventually, you can't, implosion and 10 minute recovery after that nonsense.
07-01-13, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,228
Posted By zigmeister

How about you just bring an extra cassette or two...

How about you just bring an extra cassette or two with some taller gears for the climbing, and just make the swap the night before after talking to a few people? I would think a 28 would be tall...
07-01-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,829
Posted By zigmeister

If this is a Cannondale Evo, the seat collar is...

If this is a Cannondale Evo, the seat collar is on "backwards" per Cannondale. Just look at their website.
07-01-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,496
Posted By zigmeister

Agreed. Also, many will argue/discuss the issue...

Agreed. Also, many will argue/discuss the issue with the motorcycle ref in situations when there is no avoiding it. Like a 60-70 person field, yellow line rule, x-winds, yeah right, impossible to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By zigmeister

That video is a bit extreme, but obviously guys...

That video is a bit extreme, but obviously guys like Sagan beat the he&& out of their bikes and they are no worse for wear?

These frames can take a beating along with the components. I'm 165lbs....
05-21-13, 09:39 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 18,721
Posted By zigmeister

So a training race, albeit she was with guys,...

So a training race, albeit she was with guys, gets dropped/lapped, then just decides to get into the middle of the pack and take a wheel when they come around?


Sounds like a Faux pas to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-13, 05:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,978
Posted By zigmeister

ROFL...yeah, oopps...broke my neck and can't walk...

ROFL...yeah, oopps...broke my neck and can't walk or do anything anymore for myself...but it was an "accident"...

There is a reason we have insurance in this world. People are liable for their...
05-02-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By zigmeister

Exactly, the Corsa CX is just the renamed Evo CX...

Exactly, the Corsa CX is just the renamed Evo CX tire now. It is still their highest end tire, 320tpi and a great overall tire. Has some of the lowest rolling resistance tested for a tubular tire. ...
05-01-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,140
Posted By zigmeister

1956gms is relatively heavy? They are...

1956gms is relatively heavy? They are ridiculously heavy. Wouldn't put any wheel on my bike that heavy.

Why don't you wait for Vision to release their Metron 40s/55s and even the clincher weighs...
04-24-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,565
Posted By zigmeister

Hey, laugh. I do it for some races. Saves money...

Hey, laugh. I do it for some races. Saves money you can put towards gas!
04-24-13, 12:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,565
Posted By zigmeister

USAC won't allow that ever.

USAC won't allow that ever.
04-15-13, 11:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,891
Posted By zigmeister

Who has this much time to train?!?! Guess that...

Who has this much time to train?!?! Guess that is why I can't get out of the 4s....

Looks like I fall into the Woman's Cat 5 on that graph..pretty sweet numbers I have.
04-10-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,445
Posted By zigmeister

What is moronic, and causing USAC to have people...

What is moronic, and causing USAC to have people lose faith, and cause divide and loss of respect was right in the latest Cycling News article Q&A they did with them.
...
04-10-13, 12:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,120
Posted By zigmeister

Well, just like a plane crash, there isn't just...

Well, just like a plane crash, there isn't just one thing that is a "contributing" factor to the accident.

First, Mr. Lapped rider, you should be aware that the group is coming up, usually there...
04-08-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 24,510
Posted By zigmeister

I had some of that while at work last week,...

I had some of that while at work last week, needed to run home and deal with it...not good.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,372
Posted By zigmeister

Exactly, kick it into the next cog and start...

Exactly, kick it into the next cog and start powering.....manly man.
03-28-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 18,721
Posted By zigmeister

Demare and the team directeur looked at the...

Demare and the team directeur looked at the video. They said, hey, that is racing. Sagan isn't a dirty racer, never has been, doesn't need to be like some guys. They know it was just another...
03-23-13, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3,032
Views: 261,971
Posted By zigmeister

That elbow bump from the kid that weighs maybe...

That elbow bump from the kid that weighs maybe 120lbs wet was funny....playing with fire.
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