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Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,730
Posted By Doge

About 15mph slower than I did after smacking my...

About 15mph slower than I did after smacking my face on the pavement. 40ish would be current max. In my low 20s maybe 55 once or twice.
Double big male (400#+) on the tandem with 57Tx11T and...
04-11-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,507
Posted By Doge

If you saw the race, TP did drop back. This may...

If you saw the race, TP did drop back. This may have kept him from making the break. He worked awfully hard. He was shaking his head at the finish. If he was told to drop back, shaking of the...
04-09-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 357,152
Posted By Doge

I've commented in the proper forum. I also...

I've commented in the proper forum. I also posted junior was riding with him a bit this winter. Junior's been the investment consultant to the WT pros. That actually might become something. ...
04-09-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,507
Posted By Doge

Yea, I'm thinking it is going to be a rough day...

Yea, I'm thinking it is going to be a rough day tomorrow. I see Tadej and Primoz lighting it up. My kid gives the edge to Tadej. I'm rooting for the oldest guy if Brandon struggles on the climb.
04-09-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Doge

I imagine (making it up, but my kid did similar)...

I imagine (making it up, but my kid did similar) he got real used to the feel from cx where you really need them and then they do offer protection. So, he was duplicating the feeling he got from a...
04-09-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,507
Posted By Doge

Tadej sitting in 5th *should* be helping his...

Tadej sitting in 5th *should* be helping his teammate in first. I have not watched any of the race, I'll try to find tomorrow. Both the UAE teammates the GT GC guys, so the domestique role might be...
04-08-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,461
Posted By Doge

The bike can end up about a pound lighter. I...

The bike can end up about a pound lighter. I typically beat that if I use a lighter caliper.

The discs add a few grams as do the bolts. The fork are heavier. The fluid is heavier and the...
04-08-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,461
Posted By Doge

Against UCI rules, but since rules are...

Against UCI rules, but since rules are arbitrarily applied - guess that doesn't matter. Must have seemed legal that day.
04-08-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,730
Posted By Doge

I was part of some long tread a few years ago...

I was part of some long tread a few years ago here and had hashed this out to death. I agree the casing matters. Below are coated ones at the same PSI. The Red tire is a Veloflex and known to be...
04-08-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,801
Posted By Doge

With steel pedals, and steel BB spindle, Di2 1X...

With steel pedals, and steel BB spindle, Di2 1X this tipped in just under 12# with out the bottle. Stuff gets squishy much under 12# so that seemed like a good place to stop.
...
04-07-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 357,152
Posted By Doge

It is.

It is.
04-07-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 357,152
Posted By Doge

I agree. Just the rumor to published ratio is...

I agree. Just the rumor to published ratio is pretty high right now.
04-07-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 357,152
Posted By Doge

I heard CBR has a few. Rosena ranch again. ...

I heard CBR has a few. Rosena ranch again. Legion's or L39ION was supposed to be having something. It may not be USA Cycling sanctioned.
04-07-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,801
Posted By Doge

They add up. Former coach comes by today and...

They add up.
Former coach comes by today and shows me his new replacement S-Works Venge (prior matt finish frame cracked). This one has gloss paint and weighs 1oz more than the other. As he's at...
04-07-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 357,152
Posted By Doge

Anyone know of a 2021 races calendar? I mean...

Anyone know of a 2021 races calendar?
I mean those things where the event is pre-scheduled and there are rules for racing on the pavement and there is prize money for the winner.

USA Cycling...
04-07-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 357,152
Posted By Doge

I got into building wheels in my teens (1970s)...

I got into building wheels in my teens (1970s) and built boxes (50 or so rims/box) of Super Champions. I later got into just building for friends and weird lacings. We also made some of our own hubs...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 355
Posted By Doge

Rear flats more. Front matters more

Rear flats more.
Front matters more
03-28-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By Doge

Sorry - I am not planning on reading the book....

Sorry - I am not planning on reading the book. American Pro is not the level of American juniors currently/the last decade. American pro is recreation and not a job, or ex-pros looking for something...
03-28-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 246,860
Posted By Doge

Maybe I didn't post "clearly" enough. I think...

Maybe I didn't post "clearly" enough. I think the YouTube version is extremely difficult to hear those crickets. I can because I know they are there.
Those insects are why this album goes for...
03-28-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16,204
Views: 963,542
Posted By Doge

My Camp Pendleton DBIDS badged expired. I heard...

My Camp Pendleton DBIDS badged expired. I heard they are not renewing. You go one? I was waiting for junior to escort us Easter Sat, but he is off climbing Baldy again.
Wife and I just turn around...
03-26-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 246,860
Posted By Doge

The LG V60ThinQ (Android phone) has a "Quad DAC"...

The LG V60ThinQ (Android phone) has a "Quad DAC" and while it based for not being a true quad, it is very very good. I also get over 100Mbps tethering with it.
The DAC makes a huge difference. The...
03-26-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,507
Posted By Doge

Graduated 2020. He's in the Royal Singapore...

Graduated 2020.
He's in the Royal Singapore Airforce squadron @ Luke AFB near Phoenix. Thus - they do rides and espresso.
Goes to TX this summer for the 2nd wave of pilot training. We should...
03-26-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 246,860
Posted By Doge

I thought the "true audiophile" spend point was...

I thought the "true audiophile" spend point was when it was more costly than the bikes. Toss in travel and I'm not there yet. The group is mixed. Most have $10K-$20K invested and a few buy houses...
03-26-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,801
Posted By Doge

I think this may be closer to topic. The idea...

I think this may be closer to topic. The idea being classes and types of racing therefore equipment needed.
This is both in rider level/ability and roads/events they select. At the entertainment...
03-25-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 246,860
Posted By Doge

Powered by? I don't see an amp on the box. I...

Powered by? I don't see an amp on the box. I have an REL I keep on the floor.
Certainly not used to a sub in the ceiling. Is that why low distortion? Definitely interesting.

Sunday afternoon I'm...
03-25-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 246,860
Posted By Doge

This is the CO place. I had to move out of...

This is the CO place. I had to move out of upstairs unit as we are renting it. I moved into a former women's bathroom from 1948. The room outside (lowest pic) the wall is much bigger. The lowest...
03-24-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,801
Posted By Doge

You have examples of other sports where a kid is...

You have examples of other sports where a kid is playing the adult pros and they are limited? If a little league player was good enough for the AAA they would have a bat restriction? The progressions...
03-23-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,801
Posted By Doge

I already gave my opinion about enjoying...

I already gave my opinion about enjoying variables. But to this OP...You mean actually allow all racers in the race to use the same equipment? Like juniors would be allowed to use the same gears as...
03-23-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,801
Posted By Doge

Certainly not a lot, but enough to give a kid an...

Certainly not a lot, but enough to give a kid an advantage over those that knew less. I've been posting about it sine 2009 (I think). You sound like you were far more dominant in your categories....
03-22-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,801
Posted By Doge

I like the complexity and never being able to...

I like the complexity and never being able to figure out the secret sauce. Being able to get the good stuff is part of the competition. Same as a lot of auto racing - I prefer the complexity around...
03-21-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,507
Posted By Doge

If recovered - Giro

If recovered - Giro
03-21-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,477
Posted By Doge

So much parsing I could be a news reporter. ...

So much parsing I could be a news reporter. Anyway, Thank you for your service.
AND
12 min is very different than an hour.
A Sailor is pretty close to the water. Airmen - esp. those at school...
03-15-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,477
Posted By Doge

When my kid was going to do the pursuit I was...

When my kid was going to do the pursuit I was going to convert his FELT TT bike. I got some grief for that in the track forum. It was just a cheaper way to start. I bought the good wheel.
That...
03-13-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Doge

He was to lead at the Giro.

He was to lead at the Giro.
03-11-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,789
Views: 153,316
Posted By Doge

I did in Reno at collegiate cx. We didn't speak...

I did in Reno at collegiate cx. We didn't speak much as there was racing going on.
While forum posters are "normal" great people, it is not common. Posting on forums is a smaller segment of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By Doge

You were likely dehydrated / needed an...

You were likely dehydrated / needed an electrolyte. Then you take BP pills. So hard to say and maybe you shouldn't be. Taking meds certainly complicates what advice you might get on a forum.
...
03-10-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,507
Posted By Doge

Doing OK. Likely due to my kid working him this...

Doing OK. Likely due to my kid working him this winter.
03-10-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,789
Views: 153,316
Posted By Doge

I think those that do forums are a bit different...

I think those that do forums are a bit different than the general population.
Other than the buddies I've met on audio forums, then with our amps, and the soccer dads who I saw near weekly and...
03-10-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,477
Posted By Doge

To change the subject a wee bit, a good aero...

To change the subject a wee bit, a good aero position and some head tucking and helmet can easily get you that 7w. You could likely drop 20W and be faster. If you can hold 25MPH now, it is rare...
03-09-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,477
Posted By Doge

When it hurts, I know how to make it stop, and I...

When it hurts, I know how to make it stop, and I do.
When I have a partner depending on me, I both train harder and ride harder. I was not made to be a solo bike racer. I believe I understand...
03-09-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,477
Posted By Doge

Might sound that way, and that is OK with me, but...

Might sound that way, and that is OK with me, but they were a bit of a thing in SoCal late 80's early 90s. Through my excellent talent identification I managed first mixed tandem in Mexicali San...
03-08-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,477
Posted By Doge

Oy Vey

Oy Vey
03-08-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,477
Posted By Doge

It is funny when a rider in an age group pretty...

It is funny when a rider in an age group pretty much shuts it down for a generation or two. I was never at that level but the Mark Hoffenberg and Thurlow Rogers being local and somewhat in my age...
03-08-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,477
Posted By Doge

Please share link. I need a seat collar.

Please share link. I need a seat collar.
03-08-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,477
Posted By Doge

Would his initials be LN?

Would his initials be LN?
03-07-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,789
Views: 153,316
Posted By Doge

What is the profile of those that post on forums?

What is the profile of those that post on forums?
03-07-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,477
Posted By Doge

For many. The Pursuit bikes tend to be...

For many. The Pursuit bikes tend to be different, I would have purchased a more aero one if junior had continued.
Certainly the wheels are. I bought the Walker Bro double discs and the front has...
03-06-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 246,860
Posted By Doge

With the lights on. This is my least exciting...

With the lights on. This is my least exciting amp. But the one I have with me. ...
03-06-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 167,254
Posted By Doge

My kid was a power rider. He'd do better than...

My kid was a power rider. He'd do better than most up any grade, but lose power relative to others much over 95 RPM.
I edited out a lot of the coasting. This is on a 52X14

I've posted most this...
03-06-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 167,254
Posted By Doge

There are silly restrictions. More restrictions...

There are silly restrictions. More restrictions now.

The gear is going to generally be a 26' roll-out 52X14 or 53X14 or 45X12 which is fine for most on flats. The strong get spun out a bit, and...
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