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Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By Radish_legs

My Joe Blow is probably 18 years old now. The...

My Joe Blow is probably 18 years old now. The handle up top is starting to split and break. And my nozzle or whatever they called it had to be replaced. Several years ago. Joe Blow sent it to me for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,055
Posted By Radish_legs

I like this quote from 2005. Umm,...

I like this quote from 2005.



Umm, dude. It got taken away. He cheated. And no doubt, Mr. Pena, you cheated too.
04-07-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Radish_legs

thanks for all the advice. I'm going to change my...

thanks for all the advice. I'm going to change my chain.
04-07-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Radish_legs

Changing the chain when it less than 0.5% worn?

Had my bike at the shop for repair for reasons other than the drivechain. Was told that my chain was worn out, would I want it replaced. I said no, I have a spare new chain at home. From what I can...
03-13-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 35,805
Posted By Radish_legs

One of the major races in Texas (Corsicana) was...

One of the major races in Texas (Corsicana) was just canceled. I think in short order everything will be canceled. Including official group rides (i.e shops and official organizations).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Radish_legs

I think at this point you are not allowed to...

I think at this point you are not allowed to leave your home in Italy w/o a specific approved purpose. So I think solo riding outside for recreation/fitness would be banned.
03-10-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,167
Posted By Radish_legs

Have you noticed an uptick in local cyclists who are now trying to coach?

I'm not talking pros. Just local cat 1s and 2s. It seems to me that during the Lance days there were a lot more guys coaching. Then the coaching market cratered. Is it possibly picking up again, at...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Radish_legs

Yes, solo rides are being allowed in the Italy quarantine

I know you were wanting to know if we could still ride our bikes in the apocalypse. Luckily the answer is yes. [I put a link to facebook Italy US military post, but apparently that is not allowed and...
02-19-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,230
Posted By Radish_legs

One of the two most prominent bicycle rallies in...

One of the two most prominent bicycle rallies in Dallas just announced they are done after 28 years. Cost of police doubled, so they threw in the towel.
02-18-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,230
Posted By Radish_legs

McKinney Crit

McKinney Crit
02-17-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,230
Posted By Radish_legs

Seems like the scene is down around here

1. Texas Cup points competition canceled for 2020. They say it will be back for 2021, in new format. But this is where they kept track of standings for the different events to determine individual...
10-08-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Radish_legs

I think it will eventually make a lot of...

I think it will eventually make a lot of penetration. Especially in smaller scenes with more elevation/climbing.
10-05-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Radish_legs

I think you are right, and also I think I might...

I think you are right, and also I think I might just stop posting videos altogether, lol.
10-04-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Radish_legs

30 min commentary. Basically I said that...

30 min commentary.

Basically I said that e-bikes are going to be a big part of the future of cycling in the US, even with road bikes. In the video I get dropped by two super old guys on...
10-03-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Radish_legs

I posted a video about my take on road biking with guys on E-bikes

I was on vacation in Arizona, and had my first real exposure to e-bikes. It was an eye-opener for me, given that I live in Dallas, which is flat and has very little e-bike penetration.
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09-27-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 71,849
Posted By Radish_legs

Not yet. I might try it on my mountain bike this...

Not yet. I might try it on my mountain bike this year. I would like to get a cross bike perhaps mainly for gravel. But if I do I'll certainly try cross.
09-18-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 902
Posted By Radish_legs

would it only be accurate on a straightaway?...

would it only be accurate on a straightaway? Would it only be accurate on a flat road?
09-12-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,122
Posted By Radish_legs

Young guys train really hard, do well, move up to...

Young guys train really hard, do well, move up to Cat 1. Then they realize that there is a limit to how far they can go in the sport. Time demands are significant. Peers are moving onward and upward...
09-11-19, 04:24 PM
09-09-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,856
Posted By Radish_legs

1) achieved 2) achieved 3) came within 1...

1) achieved
2) achieved
3) came within 1 bike's length in the last Tuesday Night Crit of achieving. Had the break I was in stayed away, might have won. I didn't race enough A races to make this...
09-09-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 948
Posted By Radish_legs

Using e-bike as neutral feed in P12 race

https://youtu.be/Q_QaO1pksZM
09-08-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,632
Posted By Radish_legs

the USA cycling website is programmed by monkeys....

the USA cycling website is programmed by monkeys. Not very smart monkeys either.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,594
Posted By Radish_legs

I use both at the same time.

I use both at the same time.
09-04-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,666
Posted By Radish_legs

that by itself is a good enough reason

that by itself is a good enough reason
09-04-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,248
Posted By Radish_legs

I haven't commented on the original question...

I haven't commented on the original question because I have never used a Neo. I do have a kickr2 and it has worked flawlessly (except the power is not all that accurate, but I don't use the kickr...
09-04-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,248
Posted By Radish_legs

well if you want ERG mode, then you do want a...

well if you want ERG mode, then you do want a smart trainer.
09-04-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,666
Posted By Radish_legs

How can weight lifting help?

Headed into off-season now. Thinking about adding lifting to what I do, as a means of getting better.

But how exactly would it help? Surely it will help with sprint and peak power. But can it...
09-04-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 58,861
Posted By Radish_legs

I helped dismantle the Frisco track.

I helped dismantle the Frisco track.
09-04-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,248
Posted By Radish_legs

a smart trainer would allow you to do ERG mode...

a smart trainer would allow you to do ERG mode for a structured workout, but sounds like you don't need or want to do that.
09-03-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,632
Posted By Radish_legs

we have a masters guy here locally who raced on a...

we have a masters guy here locally who raced on a pro team in Europe (as an American) in his 20s. Then he stopped riding for 20 years. Comes back. And in just over a year is one of the very top...
09-03-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,632
Posted By Radish_legs

based on my interaction and talking to friends, I...

based on my interaction and talking to friends, I think there is often a high degree of discretion. Talk to them. For example, I was able to go from 5 to 4 after 4 races.
09-03-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,248
Posted By Radish_legs

what's the name of the very quiet trainer,...

what's the name of the very quiet trainer, wheel-on, where the wheel doesn't actually touch anything. Uses magnetic resistance or some-such.
09-03-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 58,861
Posted By Radish_legs

Congrats on the podium. We have a local masters...

Congrats on the podium. We have a local masters track racer who did well at Nationals. I think he has won over 100 NCs. Maybe that's an underestimate. He was tagged in another guys's FB post, and...
09-01-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 58,861
Posted By Radish_legs

Link starts at the last lap. I'm in the...

Link starts at the last lap. I'm in the breakaway. Group chasing. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XBrC-LE6_E0&feature=youtu.be&t=3287
08-31-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,457
Posted By Radish_legs

Anyone us bicarb lotion?

Amp Plus and the stuff like that. Do you have sense it actually helps?

I'm kind of against it in principle, meaning that even if it did help, I'm not going to spend the money because I'm cheap. ...
08-30-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,240
Posted By Radish_legs

like I said, in the Dallas area, local mtn bike...

like I said, in the Dallas area, local mtn bike racing now with e-bike categories. Don't tell me it's not sanctioned racing, when it clearly is. Go yell at a cloud.
08-30-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,240
Posted By Radish_legs

e-bike crits could be something that gets people...

e-bike crits could be something that gets people back into racing. You don't need elite training or fitness (though it helps). But it's mostly about the strategy and decision making. And surviving...
08-30-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,675
Posted By Radish_legs

I live in North Texas. If one is a climber, well,...

I live in North Texas. If one is a climber, well, better to race in a different part of the country. I started off thinking "I'm just a sprinter" (for my level). But you know, it's fun to do other...
08-29-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,675
Posted By Radish_legs

Depends

Depends
08-29-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 58,861
Posted By Radish_legs

I'm trying to practice cornering in all domains....

I'm trying to practice cornering in all domains. When I drive (why am I breaking in the turn?), with my motorcycle (I'm not experienced really with it), on group rides. I tend to get gapped in turns...
08-29-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 58,861
Posted By Radish_legs

Here where we are, usually the C and B crits get...

Here where we are, usually the C and B crits get easier throughout the season. They are most competitive at the beginning. I didn't do a single B race at the technical course this year. I've never...
08-29-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 58,861
Posted By Radish_legs

Yes, my teammate said the same thing to me. He...

Yes, my teammate said the same thing to me. He says he thinks I am trying to get visual lines on the apex/turn, and I need to just stay on the wheel and trust where the corner is without seeing it as...
08-29-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,240
Posted By Radish_legs

There are already local sanctioned races for...

There are already local sanctioned races for e-mountain bikes.
08-28-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 58,861
Posted By Radish_legs

Did the "technical" A crit tonight, where I keep...

Did the "technical" A crit tonight, where I keep getting dropped early. Same thing happened. Averaged 341w over first 3 laps. Same old story. That's the last one I'm doing. My skills and fitness are...
08-28-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,240
Posted By Radish_legs

one more thing to drive up costs and reduce...

one more thing to drive up costs and reduce participation. I think you are assuming that non e-bikes will be the norm. I'm not as convinced. I think the day is soon coming when the majority of rec...
08-28-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,122
Posted By Radish_legs

Most people it seems don't stay in racing...

Most people it seems don't stay in racing long-term. I'm in season #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) , and I see tons of turnover. I'm wondering if I'm doing...
08-28-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 58,861
Posted By Radish_legs

Last year in the A race when I made the break...

Last year in the A race when I made the break (which I was eventually dropped from due to repeated attacks) I also followed Jesus. I'm finding that following Jesus is a pretty good tactic.
08-28-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 58,861
Posted By Radish_legs

Tuesday Night Crit, A race. This is the...

Tuesday Night Crit, A race. This is the non-technical oval-ish type crit. It's the last one of the year, and the first time I have done it in a couple of months, and first time this year I did only...
08-26-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15,366
Views: 878,355
Posted By Radish_legs

In my case, I'm getting dropped in the crits,...

In my case, I'm getting dropped in the crits, just a few laps in. FTP, positioning, and racing brain are not good enough against the best in the area (cat 1s). My teammate cat 3 who has a peak power...
08-23-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15,366
Views: 878,355
Posted By Radish_legs

i mainly use zwift now for recovery rides. that...

i mainly use zwift now for recovery rides. that will change when I start getting back to more structured training. I might start to get back into the races then.
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