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Posted By mcafiero

Still waiting. Italians....

Still waiting. Italians....
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Posted By mcafiero

More to come on this. Sounds like I have a real...

More to come on this. Sounds like I have a real one of a kind Gios on my hands. ...
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Posted By mcafiero

I'm not offended at all! I think it's funny! 😂

I'm not offended at all! I think it's funny! 😂
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Posted By mcafiero

Sorry for the spelling errors, smartphone. ...

Sorry for the spelling errors, smartphone.

another funny thing is that he was selling this for $500 euro. Not realizing this, I wired him $500 usd. So we had a little back and forth there. Finally...
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Posted By mcafiero

ha ha. Oh, so I bought blue paint and...

ha ha.

Oh, so I bought blue paint and decals and I'm making this up. Now i love this bike even mor . That's hilarious. I literally emailed Gios via web site, Alfredo responded. And we negotiated...
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Posted By mcafiero

I'm going with this. $300.

I'm going with this. $300.
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Posted By mcafiero

Because it's been used? I'm not one to really...

Because it's been used?
I'm not one to really sit around looking at my bikes. I bought this because I needed a road fixie for training and I liked Gios. So that's what I used it for.

That said, I...
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Posted By mcafiero

More of the back story - I had the front fork...

More of the back story - I had the front fork built for a brake because I wanted a fixed gear bike for road training (I used to race on the track). That was regrettable, but I digress.

I bought...
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Posted By mcafiero

so, no guesses?

so, no guesses?
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Posted By mcafiero

80th Gios Track Bike with Gussets

How much is it worth? Has some small chips in paint that can look a lot better if anyone can get their hands on some GIOS blue paint. How much could this sell for today?...
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Per this interview, I started playing with 5x5 at...

Per this interview, I started playing with 5x5 at 80% and I have to say, I like it. Strength and power is starting to go up after 4 weeks of it. Pavel Tsatsouline on the Science of Strength and the...
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Posted By mcafiero

Keto only seems extreme to those who are used to...

Keto only seems extreme to those who are used to eating carbs all day long. It was extreme for me, too, for the first few weeks as I adapted. 4 months later, the typical American diet seems...
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Posted By mcafiero

Yesterday was exactly 4 months to the day of...

Yesterday was exactly 4 months to the day of following a strict ketogenic diet. I put myself on heavy caloric deficit, eating just 1500 calories per day, but with some mild snacking, truthfully it...
02-15-15, 12:50 AM
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Posted By mcafiero

Great job! Keep it up! Feels good to lean out!

Great job! Keep it up! Feels good to lean out!
02-13-15, 12:49 AM
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Eating Academy (http://www.eatingacademy.com)

Eating Academy (http://www.eatingacademy.com)
02-12-15, 11:13 PM
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Posted By mcafiero

All right, I need to chime in here. Been on a...

All right, I need to chime in here. Been on a strict keto diet for 15 weeks. I will probably stay on it forever, although a cyclical ketogenic diet, where I'll eat more good carbs strategically on...
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Thought I'd stoke the fire here on the Keto...

Thought I'd stoke the fire here on the Keto front.

I'm now on my 14 or 15th week on a strict, ketogenic, calorie deficit diet. Almost at my target weight (almost 30lbs lighter, from a stocky...
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Posted By mcafiero

This is awesome to hear. I personally LOVE my IF...

This is awesome to hear. I personally LOVE my IF routine. I eat everyday between 1PM and 7PM only and fast for 18 hours each day. I like it for many reasons and I don't feel it's affecting my...
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Posted By mcafiero

Yep! And I have already seen two crashes from...

Yep! And I have already seen two crashes from people riding too slow on that track. Good that you're mindful of that! Even though they are low speed crashes, they take other people out.
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I don't know enough to tell you, but I'd say it...

I don't know enough to tell you, but I'd say it could probably be either. I've had bike fit issues that have affected my lower back that were resolved with some adjusting. But also if you were...
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Gotcha. But still doesn't apply to my question. ...

Gotcha. But still doesn't apply to my question. No longer wanting to lose weight, really. Just want to see some gains in leg strength without gaining too much fat. my "reset" weight is 175 (i'm 4...
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Posted By mcafiero

Interesting interview: Pavel Tsatsouline on the...

Interesting interview: Pavel Tsatsouline on the Science of Strength and the Art of Physical Performance | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss...
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Posted By mcafiero

dunderhi you can never go wrong with that kind of...

dunderhi you can never go wrong with that kind of advice. But I like my gym days, too. bouldergeek love me some pizza and IPA, too. Have had to go without through this period, although I did...
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Posted By mcafiero

haha, that would put me at 155. Not gonna...

haha, that would put me at 155. Not gonna happen. 175 is as LIGHT as I want to go! I'm looking for advice to gain muscle without too much fat. Definitely not wanting to get ANY lighter than 175
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Posted By mcafiero

haha... thanks(?)

haha... thanks(?)
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Posted By mcafiero

Thanks, Carleton. Yeah I was thinking on my...

Thanks, Carleton. Yeah I was thinking on my heavy legs days at the gym, up the carbs right before and immediately after the workouts. This is definitely the lightest I've been (in about 20 years!)
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Posted By mcafiero

Lost the weight. Now what.

Over the past 10 weeks, I've lost about 27 lbs from 207 to a current weight of 180. So as the title of this thread implies, technically I have not TOTALLY lost the weight, but I'm close. 175 is my...
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Posted By mcafiero

Kevin Mansker, Article

Blog post about Kevin Mansker: Punch Bowl Social - Featured Portlander: Kevin Mansker, Sprinter of Bikes - Punch Bowl Social...
07-02-14, 01:15 PM
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Posted By mcafiero

oh and on this topic, obviously from my avatar, I...

oh and on this topic, obviously from my avatar, I race track bikes but I also love cruising around town on my 80th Gios pista (a "fixie"), and I work in Social Media. So I may also be a hipster... I...
07-02-14, 01:12 PM
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Posted By mcafiero

Are you willing to admit that you're a hipster, or...

This article adds an interesting perspective on the term: Punch Bowl Social - Are you a hipster? Find out for once and for all. (http://punchbowlsocial.com/hipster-find/)

But I am curious, are...
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Posted By mcafiero

This is great stuff. I do have answers to all...

This is great stuff. I do have answers to all your questions, and this helps a lot. Thanks. I think my plan is to train for next year and just keep leaning up slowly. I think I can still get...
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Posted By mcafiero

Results so far are good. And I feel way better on...

Results so far are good. And I feel way better on the bike being lighter. And in my daily activities in general. Sounds like for the sake of keeping it more fun per carletons advice I may just try to...
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Posted By mcafiero

That said... I still want to know what's better:...

That said... I still want to know what's better: big and powerful or light and "kind of powerful" haha. Avoiding cake right now. :-)
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Posted By mcafiero

Catch the bar on the top of your chest. Elbows...

Catch the bar on the top of your chest. Elbows up. When you catch, let the bar roll back Towards your fingertips. You're holding the bar in a front squat hold.
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Posted By mcafiero

Absolutely. I've always said I'm not training...

Absolutely. I've always said I'm not training for the Olympics! Doing the best that I can with a family job and other sports that I enjoy is exactly my idea of fun. I don't even have aspirations to...
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Posted By mcafiero

Ha ha I know. In my own defense, she is a scratch...

Ha ha I know. In my own defense, she is a scratch race national champion. The Official Website - USA Cycling (http://www.usacycling.org/results/?compid=327486)
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Posted By mcafiero

And sorry for the kind of dumb music. I was lazy...

And sorry for the kind of dumb music. I was lazy and just grabbed a few random songs for the background. ha ha
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Posted By mcafiero

And this year I'm not going to Nationals. Mostly...

And this year I'm not going to Nationals. Mostly racing for fun. But I still want to be at my best. I want to race at nationals and maybe even worlds (masters) in 2015. So maybe keep leaning up...
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Posted By mcafiero

Dilemma

I have a training dilemma that I'm trying to work out. Maybe you all have some advice.

In Colorado, we only have a 4-5 month track racing season.

Just keep that in mind. But let's talk...
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Posted By mcafiero

oops, I thought I was editing this post and it...

oops, I thought I was editing this post and it seems I ended up posting twice. This is the post I'd like to keep. (mod)
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Posted By mcafiero

10-lap scratch practice race

Here's a practice race that we had yesterday. Yes, I lost to a girl. haha. Posting this 1. For a fun watch of the brand new track in Erie. 2. Anything stick out from what you can see, errors in...
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Posted By mcafiero

10-lap scratch practice race

Here's a practice race that we had yesterday. Yes, I lost to a girl. haha. Posting this 1. For a fun watch of the brand new track in Erie. 2. Anything stick out from what you can see, errors in...
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Posted By mcafiero

Not technigally "on" the track. I'm just pumped...

Not technigally "on" the track. I'm just pumped to be standing by it. Still under construction, the 250 track in Erie, Colorado is expected to be ridable within months.366381
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Posted By mcafiero

Should we change the title of this thread? ;)

Should we change the title of this thread? ;)
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Posted By mcafiero

Training status: I've been focused since October...

Training status: I've been focused since October on weight loss. I'm almost to my goal of 195 from 223 to now 197... did this by following a paleo diet and (gasp!) crossfitting. I can't believe...
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Posted By mcafiero

Retired.

Retired.
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Posted By mcafiero

This is great to hear, Carleton!

This is great to hear, Carleton!
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Posted By mcafiero

nice

nice
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I do it for "fun". And my strength is standing...

I do it for "fun". And my strength is standing starts. My goal this year is to be instrumental as the lead out on team sprints. This will help with that.

I also admit that while I love racing...
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Posted By mcafiero

I do a 1 rep max maybe once every couple of...

I do a 1 rep max maybe once every couple of months just as a benchmark.
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