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Forum: Introductions
09-13-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By TMonk

Welcome techbud! I agree, maybe you can try one...

Welcome techbud! I agree, maybe you can try one yourself some day!!!
09-12-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 139,518
Posted By TMonk

No ****... bummer. I was looking forward to...

No ****... bummer. I was looking forward to trying Chico next year.
09-12-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4,045
Views: 193,235
Posted By TMonk

Yikes himespau, I hope you've gone through the...

Yikes himespau, I hope you've gone through the worst of it.
Forum: Introductions
09-11-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By TMonk

Welcome! Glad to hear that you're enjoying...

Welcome! Glad to hear that you're enjoying cycling and it's positive impacts.
Forum: Introductions
09-11-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By TMonk

Welcome to bikeforums Luke!

Welcome to bikeforums Luke!
09-10-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,941,484
Posted By TMonk

Sounds expensive. How much was the ransom?

Sounds expensive. How much was the ransom?
09-09-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,459
Posted By TMonk

1) Got it, earned 28 points and upgraded. Lots of...

1) Got it, earned 28 points and upgraded. Lots of highs and lows and guts and glory! I had good times succeeding (and failing) in my quest to earn my points OTF.
2) Haven't done so much of it, but...
09-09-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,045
Views: 193,235
Posted By TMonk

Good luck Ttoc6! Remind me again what you're...

Good luck Ttoc6! Remind me again what you're studying??? Is it EE?
09-05-19, 01:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,774
Posted By TMonk

If you're concerned about the most fundamental...

If you're concerned about the most fundamental metrics of performance on a bike - w/kg - I'd consider dropping down to 1 lower body day/week, unless you're target events are < 2 minutes (track...
09-04-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,774
Posted By TMonk

On a more serious note, I think there are...

On a more serious note, I think there are indirect benefits associated with being overall strong and healthy that help with stabilization and handling even for a primarily slow-twitch/endurance...
09-04-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,774
Posted By TMonk

It will also increase your sprint power by 50-100%

It will also increase your sprint power by 50-100%
09-03-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,941,484
Posted By TMonk

Sounds like recipe for some good fitness! Are...

Sounds like recipe for some good fitness! Are you able to stay on the gas continually in that Park loop? If so, you've found a pretty awesome training ground for interval workouts!
Forum: Introductions
09-03-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By TMonk

Welcome back Aliceprince! Crazy how big the...

Welcome back Aliceprince! Crazy how big the gears used to be on road bikes back then.
09-02-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 115,597
Posted By TMonk

How do you like it? Tool has always been my...

How do you like it? Tool has always been my favorite hard rock band. I love Maynard's vocals and the drummer's complicated rhythms - no surprise that he has a jazz background.

Admittedly I've...
09-02-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 115,597
Posted By TMonk

Very cool - thanks for sharing. This has a Hank...

Very cool - thanks for sharing. This has a Hank Williams era-sound and vibe to it, but it's a little but more "crust" and punk. The photo halfway through has total Rockabilly vibes with the...
08-30-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13,887
Views: 732,338
Posted By TMonk

yikes FB, get well soon. It's been a few years...

yikes FB, get well soon. It's been a few years since my back problems have flared up (knock on wood)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,742
Posted By TMonk

Correct. The heavier bike will only serve to...

Correct. The heavier bike will only serve to make you slower if you train by effort. All that your body understands in effort and duration. So again, if you pace by power (or heart rate), you can...
08-27-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,313
Posted By TMonk

Or try a different discipline too? Maybe some CX,...

Or try a different discipline too? Maybe some CX, TT, track or XC MTB. As they said in the Shining "All road and no play makes Jack a dull boy" or something like that.
08-27-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,855
Views: 984,585
Posted By TMonk

Bravo, looking forward to more podium pics!!!...

Bravo, looking forward to more podium pics!!! Always feels good to start off with some success.
08-27-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,855
Views: 984,585
Posted By TMonk

Awesome, nice ride! What category is this? SS...

Awesome, nice ride! What category is this? SS open???

Looks like fun!
08-23-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13,887
Views: 732,338
Posted By TMonk

Good luck at nats Hermes!!!!

Good luck at nats Hermes!!!!
08-19-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,958
Views: 182,783
Posted By TMonk

Nice, gotta love the original as well: ...

Nice, gotta love the original as well:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXV4WyQMHFM
08-19-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,497
Posted By TMonk

yeah, that's a gem right there.

yeah, that's a gem right there.
08-19-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 46,682
Posted By TMonk

The 3k carbon weave on the rims and cross hatch...

The 3k carbon weave on the rims and cross hatch pattern on the tires looks nice together.
08-19-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 46,682
Posted By TMonk

Go 50voltphantom! Post some pics and results! ...

Go 50voltphantom! Post some pics and results! Still haven't tried cross, looks fun. I like how it blends fitness and athleticism (skill). I've always been pretty athletic/not clumsy (haha) and...
08-19-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,497
Posted By TMonk

Deep wheels are for going fast. If that's what...

Deep wheels are for going fast. If that's what you care about then get some. But they're also expensive. Also IME I haven't noticed a difference for anything under 40 mm (including deep V's), then...
Forum: Introductions
08-19-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By TMonk

Welcome to bike forums and welcome bike to...

Welcome to bike forums and welcome bike to cycling Lucchini!
08-15-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 580,232
Posted By TMonk

I raced what is most-likely my final 2019 TNR...

I raced what is most-likely my final 2019 TNR (Tuesday Night Racing) at the San Diego Velodrome last week. Season ends in October. I'll show up to volunteer (lap cards) or hang out but I want to take...
08-15-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 32,326
Posted By TMonk

I raced what is most-likely my final TNR (Tuesday...

I raced what is most-likely my final TNR (Tuesday Night Racing) at the San Diego Velodrome last week. Season ends in October. I'll show up to volunteer (lap cards) or hang out but I want to take it...
08-15-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13,887
Views: 732,338
Posted By TMonk

where you goin?

where you goin?
08-14-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 140,877
Posted By TMonk

Yeah, I've done that before (a few years back)...

Yeah, I've done that before (a few years back) and was hoping that it wasn't that... I'm also not to keen on how that will work post Quarq acquisition, like I'm not seeing anything readily available...
08-14-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 140,877
Posted By TMonk

My PM (Powertap G3) has been reading high while...

My PM (Powertap G3) has been reading high while coasting lately, taking a while to drop down to zero. Like I might coast for 10s and it will still bounce around between 1-10 watts before finally...
Forum: Introductions
08-14-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By TMonk

Welcome back Code Zero. Fellow SoCal rider here.

Welcome back Code Zero. Fellow SoCal rider here.
Forum: Introductions
08-14-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By TMonk

Welcome spiritbuffalo

Welcome spiritbuffalo
08-11-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 580,232
Posted By TMonk

Haha welcome BikeDodgeBall, and thanks for the...

Haha welcome BikeDodgeBall, and thanks for the detailed description of the Photo. I can visualize it vividly!

The 10-post rule is cumbersome to new members, but it's to prevent people from...
Forum: Introductions
08-11-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By TMonk

Welcome! Lots of Bay Area (SF) cyclists here.

Welcome! Lots of Bay Area (SF) cyclists here.
Forum: Introductions
08-08-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By TMonk

Welcome Debba1C, glad you've found cycling again.

Welcome Debba1C, glad you've found cycling again.
Forum: Introductions
08-08-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By TMonk

Welcome Austin! And happy trails. I'd love to...

Welcome Austin! And happy trails. I'd love to try touring someday myself, I think I'd dig it. I'm a competitive road/track/MTB racer and like to backpack and camp during my off-season.
08-07-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13,887
Views: 732,338
Posted By TMonk

In my third week of off season vibes - been...

In my third week of off season vibes - been swimming, jogging and hiking once/week. Outside of that, riding has been Tuesday Night Track racing, commuting most days (10 mi/trip) and one long ride on...
Forum: Introductions
08-07-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By TMonk

Welcome dugla!!! Cool background with the...

Welcome dugla!!! Cool background with the messenger experience.
Forum: Introductions
08-07-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By TMonk

Welcome cbonez! What kind of bike did you find?

Welcome cbonez! What kind of bike did you find?
08-05-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 32,326
Posted By TMonk

Way to go FF! Stoked to see this.

Way to go FF! Stoked to see this.
08-03-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,941,484
Posted By TMonk

Hey we gotta take the bad with the good down...

Hey we gotta take the bad with the good down here.

At any rate Kern and the southern Sierra Nevada as actually east of San Andreas and on the North American plate, just like your daughter will be...
08-02-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,941,484
Posted By TMonk

Check out Kern, not too far from Bakersfield but...

Check out Kern, not too far from Bakersfield but in the mountains. You can cycle up to 9,000 feet and see Mt Whitney from the top of a couple climbs, and mountain bike down from pine trees and snow...
07-30-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,941,484
Posted By TMonk

what'd ya get???

what'd ya get???
Forum: Introductions
07-30-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By TMonk

Welcome Jimmy, another SoCal member here (San...

Welcome Jimmy, another SoCal member here (San Diego)
Forum: Introductions
07-30-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By TMonk

Welcome back Clay, and cool bikes!

Welcome back Clay, and cool bikes!
07-30-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,941,484
Posted By TMonk

Quantum computing - very cool! As I chemist I'm...

Quantum computing - very cool! As I chemist I'm interesting in the composition and properties of these materials :)
07-29-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13,887
Views: 732,338
Posted By TMonk

gotcha. Good riding out there? It's nearby...

gotcha. Good riding out there? It's nearby Hanna Flat, I'm wondering if I could connect the two areas by trail.
07-29-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13,887
Views: 732,338
Posted By TMonk

Cool, where did you stay? S shore? N Shore? Did...

Cool, where did you stay? S shore? N Shore? Did you ride Skyline? Hanna Flat?
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