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06-18-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 678
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Posted By Hermes

ERO / Jim Manton is a great service for fitting...

ERO / Jim Manton is a great service for fitting and testing. My wife and I have over 12 hours of testing. It is different from tunnel testing in that one has to ride several laps per test to get a...
Forum: Introductions
06-17-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By Hermes

Welcome. I used to live in DC.

Welcome. I used to live in DC.
06-17-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,440
Posted By Hermes

Moved from General Cycling discussion due to A&S...

Moved from General Cycling discussion due to A&S content.
Forum: Introductions
06-17-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal. Check out the Classic and...

Welcome from SoCal. Check out the Classic and Vintage Bicycles and the Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals forums.
06-17-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

Endurance rides both days along the coast this...

Endurance rides both days along the coast this weekend. We are in our June gloom time of year so the sky was overcast and there was a mist on Sunday.
06-16-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 372,915
Posted By Hermes

For the Lezyne light, I have to take it off the...

For the Lezyne light, I have to take it off the bike after every ride to recharge. So maybe I have reused it 75 times. I am not sure about toe clip straps. For the light, there is no force being...
06-16-19, 08:38 AM
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Views: 372,915
Posted By Hermes

They are as tight as regular ties. I have been...

They are as tight as regular ties. I have been using one for about 6 months and it seems as good as new or at least holds the light on.
06-16-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 143,555
Posted By Hermes

HPL I am not an old school guy with that...

HPL I am not an old school guy with that knowledge. I had bikes from the era but I train and race on modern stuff and I have a road, track, time trial and sprint bikes set up specifically for events....
06-15-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 372,915
Posted By Hermes

I started using reusable cable tie wraps when I...

I started using reusable cable tie wraps when I lost the Lezyne rubber piece. The link if or 12 inch but you can buy whatever size you want.

...
06-15-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By Hermes

I agree. OP has deleted the video and I am...

I agree. OP has deleted the video and I am closing the thread.
06-14-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,719
Posted By Hermes

After Bend, she won Salt Lake City and the...

After Bend, she won Salt Lake City and the Winston Salem, NC masters road nationals in back to back years.
06-14-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

San Diego Velodrome - warmup, jumps and anaerobic...

San Diego Velodrome - warmup, jumps and anaerobic threshold work. Nice day at the track but windy toward the end of the session.
Forum: Introductions
06-14-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums.

Welcome to Bike Forums.
Forum: Introductions
06-14-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums and check out the training...

Welcome to Bike Forums and check out the training and nutrition forum.
Forum: Introductions
06-14-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Hermes

Welcome Sara from SoCal. I am not a spin classer...

Welcome Sara from SoCal. I am not a spin classer per se but I agree with you that indoor riding is great. I like to ride the indoor velodrome at Velo Sports Center in Carson, CA.
06-14-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,719
Posted By Hermes

:lol: I suggest that there are some cone turn...

:lol: I suggest that there are some cone turn arounds where one would want the time trial bike to turn on a dime. For example, Bend, OR hosted the masters nationals and the 20K TT turn around was on...
06-14-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 143,555
Posted By Hermes

HPL What is important for optimizing speed in...

HPL What is important for optimizing speed in time trials is body position. The height of the bullhorns on your bike i.e. the seat to bar drop will not allow you to get your shoulders low enough...
06-13-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,563,397
Posted By Hermes

You are ready for the Strada Bianchi souther...

You are ready for the Strada Bianchi souther Italy.
06-13-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

Rode around Fiesta yesterday. Nice weather,...

Rode around Fiesta yesterday. Nice weather, great day, felt good and was passed by one of my teammates riding with a buddy like I had a drag chute deployed. He makes Julian Alaphilippe look fat.
...
Forum: Introductions
06-13-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums.

Welcome to Bike Forums.
Forum: Introductions
06-13-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal.

Welcome from SoCal.
Forum: Introductions
06-13-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Hermes

Welcome.

Welcome.
Forum: Introductions
06-13-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal

Welcome from SoCal
Forum: Introductions
06-13-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Hermes

Welcome and check out the commuting forum.

Welcome and check out the commuting forum.
06-12-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

Testing...I have yet to take a "test" and not...

Testing...I have yet to take a "test" and not feel anxious and then become affected by the outcome - good or bad. I do not want my brain to ever think...for even a microsecond that an FTP test is a...
06-12-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

I set FTP based upon recorded data and feel...

I set FTP based upon recorded data and feel versus testing.
06-12-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

Heathpack Good luck at Senior Games.

Heathpack Good luck at Senior Games.
06-11-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,719
Posted By Hermes

I have owned the HED 3c and Zipp disc since 2008...

I have owned the HED 3c and Zipp disc since 2008 and raced the combo at the track at VSC, Hellyer and for road time trials. I think that combo is the fastest setup for most wind conditions. For...
06-11-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

We had light fog at Fiesta and heavier fog on the...

We had light fog at Fiesta and heavier fog on the coast and it was 68 degrees. Go figure.
06-11-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

I was away from home for a week that included a...

I was away from home for a week that included a trip to Cleveland to attend a wedding and visit my mother. Cleveland was about walking around a little and eating a lot at least having the...
06-11-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,719
Posted By Hermes

My older 19mm HED tri spoke wheels take 19 or 20...

My older 19mm HED tri spoke wheels take 19 or 20 mm tires. If you have a wider, newer rim, it will probably require 21 to 23 mm tires.
Forum: Introductions
06-11-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to bike forums from SoCal.

Welcome to bike forums from SoCal.
06-11-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By Hermes

IMO, the basic premise of group training by male...

IMO, the basic premise of group training by male cyclists is to beat the crap out of each other and demonstrate how strong they are to determine the alpha male. That is our fate. And group rides...
Forum: Introductions
06-11-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Hermes

We did a pre tour in Queenstown and liked the...

We did a pre tour in Queenstown and liked the ride from Queenstown to Glenorchy. It had lots of punchy climbing with good roads. In Glenorchy, we did a high speed river ride on a jet boat.
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06-11-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By Hermes

To add games or structure to a group setting...

To add games or structure to a group setting takes a strong leader that everyone respects AND is willing to follow - not easy.

My first coach led Sunday group rides and he was in a team follow car...
06-11-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 19,008
Posted By Hermes

Tales from Offthebackistan are just as...

Tales from Offthebackistan are just as interesting as podium race reports.
06-09-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

TMonk #TTTdynasty...

TMonk #TTTdynasty (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=TTTdynasty)
Forum: Introductions
06-09-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Hermes

Heal up fast and welcome to bike forums. Check...

Heal up fast and welcome to bike forums. Check out the mechanics forum.
Forum: Introductions
06-09-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal.

Welcome from SoCal.
06-08-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

I did a variation of the ride and did the 84,...

I did a variation of the ride and did the 84, Kings Mountain, Tripp, 84 and back Mountain Home loop. 84 had amazing pavement. With the wind at my back on the smooth pavement, it was like I had a...
Forum: Introductions
06-07-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to bike forums.

Welcome to bike forums.
Forum: Introductions
06-07-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal

Welcome from SoCal
Forum: Introductions
06-07-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to bike forums

Welcome to bike forums
Forum: Introductions
06-07-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal

Welcome from SoCal
Forum: Introductions
06-07-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By Hermes

Welcome

Welcome
06-07-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,719
Posted By Hermes

I have a NoPinz without the pouch. I did not...

I have a NoPinz without the pouch. I did not want anything in the airstream. I glue / pin on the number much lower than NoPinz places it. I tested the NoPinz v my standard club skinsuit and there...
06-05-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

mattm Ygduf. I rode on Canada, Moutain Home and...

mattm Ygduf. I rode on Canada, Moutain Home and Portola yesterday. Since moving to SoCal, this is the first time I have ridden on those roads in 3 years. I was amazed how rough some parts of the...
06-05-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

Congrats on the KOM on Fiesta - not easy. Who was...

Congrats on the KOM on Fiesta - not easy. Who was your real third rider today? Tony Martin code named Cody?:D
06-05-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13,575
Views: 690,495
Posted By Hermes

burnthesheep I do not overthink my performance...

burnthesheep I do not overthink my performance metrics. Sometimes up and sometimes down. The research I have read on beet juice et al is that the better condition one gets, the less the effect. To...
Forum: Introductions
06-05-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from another southern area...SoCal.

Welcome from another southern area...SoCal.
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