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10-22-20, 03:41 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

60 miles yesterday for my longest ride of the...

60 miles yesterday for my longest ride of the year.
144W AP, 174 NP, just a hair short of a 16mph average. 240 TSS. Everything after mile 50 was a huge drag and felt awful, but got 'er done.
Knee...
10-22-20, 01:13 PM
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Views: 892,282
Posted By Hermes

TTT Thursdays at Fiesta. 31’ for 20K and a...

TTT Thursdays at Fiesta. 31’ for 20K and a second 20K at 33’.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By Bah Humbug

It was a legit gamechanger for me on TT - without...

It was a legit gamechanger for me on TT - without being able to shift from the brake levers I was never able to get comfortable enough to learn how to really ride one.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By TMonk

It makes a lot of sense for TT bikes in my...

It makes a lot of sense for TT bikes in my opinion. I'm about to upgrade my TT bike to etap aero. I have two road bikes that I don't plan on switching from mechanical, not worth the cost to me.
10-21-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15,517
Views: 892,282
Posted By caloso

5 x (3' + 3') VO2max intervals before work this...

5 x (3' + 3') VO2max intervals before work this morning. I remembered that there was a park where my kid used to have soccer practice. A little less than half a mile around, no traffic other than a...
10-18-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,459
Posted By dsaul

According to Google Maps, 417 Main Ave,, Clear...

According to Google Maps, 417 Main Ave,, Clear Lake, IA is a Century 21 Real Estate office. The Google Street View of that address also shows a Real Estate office in that location. I looked at the...
10-16-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,984
Posted By REDMASTA

food

food
10-16-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By hubcyclist

Calorie burn for me depends on how hard I'm...

Calorie burn for me depends on how hard I'm riding. I have a power meter so I have the benefit of a more accurate estimate than via HR. Yesterday was a tale of 2 rides for me. I did an indoor workout...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Andy Somnifac

Run them through intervals.icu...

Run them through intervals.icu (http://intervals.icu) and see if they calculate the load any differently. Or download the files and upload them to Training Peaks. Checking Strava's calculation...
10-15-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,874
Posted By mstateglfr

400' in 1 mile is a 7.5% grade. 700' in 1 mile...

400' in 1 mile is a 7.5% grade.
700' in 1 mile is a 13.25% grade.
400' in 2 miles is a 3.75% grade.
700' in 2 miles is a 6.6% grade

We live in very different places, but the rolling terrain...
10-15-20, 01:43 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,874
Posted By Germany_chris

I'd buy a bike with a flip flop so I could have a...

I'd buy a bike with a flip flop so I could have a few more teeth on the freewheel side..If were to convert an existing bike I'd go SS so I didn't need a new wheel.
10-14-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 689
Posted By Koyote

They still sell wired cycle computers?

They still sell wired cycle computers?
10-08-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15,517
Views: 892,282
Posted By caloso

Had my best MTB TT race of the season last night....

Had my best MTB TT race of the season last night. There were long sections of flowy smooth single track which really favored my CX bike, but the biggest thing is being 7 pounds lighter than I...
10-05-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,557
Posted By VernMoto

I hear you. I mean, I would hear you...LOL I...

I hear you. I mean, I would hear you...LOL I am out enjoying the air and the ambiance of my surroundings. Some riders using head phones (Even noise canceling) look as though they are in the GYM...
10-02-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 9,045
Posted By Koyote

I'm not arguing over Riv's policy, one way or the...

I'm not arguing over Riv's policy, one way or the other. But I will point out that race-based pricing has been going on in many markets for a very long time. The difference is that, this time, black...
10-01-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 9,045
Posted By canklecat

Thanks. Shared to FB. There are many ways to do...

Thanks. Shared to FB. There are many ways to do this, including team sponsorship, education and business incentives. The concept is often misunderstood and misrepresented.
10-01-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 9,045
Posted By phughes

Self destructing thread alert ...

Self destructing thread alert

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10-01-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,088
Posted By Eliduc

I disagree. You are equating bike riding to...

I disagree. You are equating bike riding to muscular conditioning and body weight. Any activity that burns calories contributes weight maintenance, However the greater benefits your heart and lungs...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Sy Reene

Of course with drive-side facing the pole or...

Of course with drive-side facing the pole or wall. Poles of some sort (eg. street signs) are good; use your helmet/strap to secure.
09-26-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,799
Posted By 70sSanO

“Using a group of nine volunteers...” I got...

“Using a group of nine volunteers...”

I got a couple buddies, a neighbor, and the guy down the street who walks the dog to disprove that study.

John
09-24-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15,517
Views: 892,282
Posted By hubcyclist

did 3 sets of 3x3min vo2 stuff today. Workout...

did 3 sets of 3x3min vo2 stuff today. Workout designed to be done at 120%, but recent experience is showing me that isn't doable, I went with 330w (112%) and I was at 175bpm at the end of those (I...
09-23-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15,517
Views: 892,282
Posted By big john

Behind the saddle. You know, a bottle launcher.

Behind the saddle. You know, a bottle launcher.
09-23-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,088
Posted By livedarklions

Rowing is great cardio.

Rowing is great cardio.
09-23-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,088
Posted By BlackMambaNYC

Troll troll troll your boat!

Troll troll troll your boat!
09-23-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,088
Posted By genejockey

I used to fall for the "Magic Hour" myth, that...

I used to fall for the "Magic Hour" myth, that anything you ate in the hour after a big ride immediately went to restore muscle glycogen stores, so you could eat ANYTHING!!!
I didn't lose much...
09-22-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,088
Posted By genejockey

You also have to stop eating so much.

You also have to stop eating so much.
09-22-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,992
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

A good way to think about this sort of thing is...

A good way to think about this sort of thing is to think of food as fuel. I know a few riders who had pretty severe food hangups. They cured themselves by learning to think about eating as "fueling."...
09-22-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 650
Posted By GlennR

The stickers are to prevent the valve stems from...

The stickers are to prevent the valve stems from rattling.

By law they are required to install reflectors. Most of the other stuff was from the shipping box.
09-22-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 650
Posted By Thomas15

I think the LBS didn't go over the care and...

I think the LBS didn't go over the care and feeding in much detail.
09-21-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,992
Posted By rubiksoval

Your body craves it because it's a source of...

Your body craves it because it's a source of fuel, which your body needs to function. Participating in endurance sports and cutting out carbs/sugar is a recipe for disaster.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,657
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Will 23C be around for a long time? Yes Would I...

Will 23C be around for a long time? Yes
Would I purchase a new bike that is limited to 23C tires? No.. no matter how good the price
09-20-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15,517
Views: 892,282
Posted By procrit

3x10' today. Wish it was a 1x30', taking a break...

3x10' today. Wish it was a 1x30', taking a break then mentally regrouping for another one is the hard part.
09-17-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15,517
Views: 892,282
Posted By hubcyclist

oh boy, today was a tough one for me, it was a...

oh boy, today was a tough one for me, it was a vo2 type workout 4 sets of 3x2.5min at 118%, got through the first set but I could tell from the last interval that the intensity was going to be a lot...
09-17-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 153,163
Posted By Tyrell

Easy there, Karate Kid! Haha! Lezyne Power...

Easy there, Karate Kid! Haha!

Lezyne Power Cage has been rock solid for me in this application.
https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/bottle-cages/products/1-bc-pole-v117
09-16-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15,517
Views: 892,282
Posted By TMonk

3R Zwift "San and Sequoias" race, about 30 min. ...

3R Zwift "San and Sequoias" race, about 30 min. About 4.2 w/kg for the duration, huge negative split due to the harder (undulating) nature of the second half of the course (Sequoias) with it's...
09-11-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15,517
Views: 892,282
Posted By topflightpro

So these two posts kind of confuse me. In the...

So these two posts kind of confuse me. In the first, you say the hills are a problem and hamper training. In the second you say it's making you stronger.

I get the time issue. I'm fortunate that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 02:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,056
Posted By Dean V

Pretty sure they are tubeless.

Pretty sure they are tubeless.
09-10-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15,517
Views: 892,282
Posted By furiousferret

I haven't done a test all this year. I'd put...

I haven't done a test all this year. I'd put money on what I can do within 5 watts.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,056
Posted By base2

You can run any ol' clincher tire on any clincher...

You can run any ol' clincher tire on any clincher rim. Tubeless is only a possibility if both tube & rim are tubeless capable. Even then, you can run tubes...it's just that the option of tubeless is...
09-10-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 153,163
Posted By topflightpro

The certification course at RH includes the...

The certification course at RH includes the rental bike. You just need to bring shoes and cleats.

You can then use a rental bike for training and TT events. You must have your own bike for mass...
09-10-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 153,163
Posted By Hermes

Amen. Rent a bike at RH. I did not read the...

Amen. Rent a bike at RH. I did not read the rules but I suspect there is a certification process that has to take place much like Carson.

I got on a roll and provided more info than is necessary...
09-10-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 153,163
Posted By Hermes

As I recall, Rock Hill is 250 meter outdoor...

As I recall, Rock Hill is 250 meter outdoor concrete track with 45 degree banking. Your TT bike would be okay for pursuit in the pole lane and probably accommodate a couple of gear changes. ...
09-09-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By base2

I've de-anodized plenty. 6oz per gallon ratio of...

I've de-anodized plenty. 6oz per gallon ratio of food grade soaping lye/water. Soak the part 3 minutes & scrub. 50/50 it comes out beautiful with no further work required. Brambleberry soap supply in...
09-09-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,034
Posted By Random11

A gravel bike is good on roads and trails. That's...

A gravel bike is good on roads and trails. That's what I'm riding as my only bike, and I'm completely happy with it. But here's what I'm thinking. If you're not sure exactly what you want, and you...
09-09-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5,224
Views: 307,932
Posted By Doge

This was his first ride as a passenger in the...

This was his first ride as a passenger in the puke test, which he passed. It was dog-fighting as long as the fuel lasted. It will be 2 years before he gets to drive, if he gets to drive his own. ...
09-08-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,921
Posted By livedarklions

Did he wave?

Did he wave?
09-07-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15,517
Views: 892,282
Posted By Cypress

I capped a hard training week off on Saturday...

I capped a hard training week off on Saturday with a long-ish endurance ride that had one nasty effort in the middle. It's a climb about 40 miles from my place that's the hardest paved climb I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,213
Posted By sfrider

So, to summarize after 171 posts: - One...

So, to summarize after 171 posts:

- One troll likes Gatorskins.
- Nobody else does.

Draw your own conclusions.
09-05-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,525
Posted By livedarklions

That's why I said "or don't hate it.". I think...

That's why I said "or don't hate it.". I think you're missing a major reason some people do HIIT, it's not training for something else, it's a shortcut fitness program for people who want to put in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,664
Posted By caloso

Well, now at least I have a new excuse for when I...

Well, now at least I have a new excuse for when I get pipped at the line: my power meter was reading 5% off and I wasn't able to optimize my training!
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