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10-04-19, 11:58 AM
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Posted By cmh

Also, pitting yourself against people that are...

Also, pitting yourself against people that are much faster is different on a fondo course, vs. a short, closed CX course where many people are likely to get lapped. It can be demoralizing to get...
09-23-19, 09:54 AM
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Views: 743,354
Posted By cmh

Strong stuff, Cypress.

Strong stuff, Cypress.
09-19-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,222
Posted By cmh

4:1 ratio of gym to bike makes more sense I...

4:1 ratio of gym to bike makes more sense I suppose with only 1-3 hours of week on the bike.
09-19-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,222
Posted By cmh

I can believe that trading some time lifting...

I can believe that trading some time lifting weights for time on the bike is beneficial for USA type racing, but this 4:1 ratio is really surprising. With just 4 hours in a week of riding (which...
09-18-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By cmh

In a time trial this wouldn't be particularly...

In a time trial this wouldn't be particularly valuable information since each cyclist starts at a different time. If you are able to catch the racer in front of you, they are probably not your...
09-17-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5,449
Views: 229,900
Posted By cmh

Well done sarals, especially given the challenges...

Well done sarals, especially given the challenges you faced all season. Congrats!
09-16-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,198
Posted By cmh

Yeah, I wasn't exactly answering the first post,...

Yeah, I wasn't exactly answering the first post, just a 'wow' number along the same lines.
09-13-19, 10:41 AM
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Views: 202,947
Posted By cmh

That sounds horrible gsteinb. Best of luck to...

That sounds horrible gsteinb. Best of luck to your wife.
09-12-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 202,947
Posted By cmh

Sounds nasty himspau. Hope surgery goes well...

Sounds nasty himspau. Hope surgery goes well (when it goes) and recovery is smooth.
09-11-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,198
Posted By cmh

Today's Vuelta stage: an average speed of 50kph...

Today's Vuelta stage: an average speed of 50kph for 220km. That is 31mph. 17 stages into a GT. Wow.
09-11-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

3rd place in one of the 50+ weeknight CX races...

3rd place in one of the 50+ weeknight CX races yesterday. My first CX podium Yay! Not much to CX race stories as there aren't a lot of tactics, more just excuses.

I do feel like I can identify...
09-11-19, 12:32 PM
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Views: 397
Posted By cmh

The more people that love bike racing the better....

The more people that love bike racing the better. Welcome to bike forums clamy99.
09-10-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,000
Posted By cmh

Hmm. Some lofty goals I had ... but a good...

Hmm. Some lofty goals I had ... but a good season. I should mention I stayed in one piece and had fun.
09-02-19, 09:43 PM
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Posted By cmh

Raced cross on Saturday and took my best cross...

Raced cross on Saturday and took my best cross placing of 6th in the 50+. Went out today for a hard 2 hr MTB ride in the Hood River area and had a blast. However, now my elbow hurts like I have...
08-30-19, 11:38 AM
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Posted By cmh

Personal best 20 min. power on Wednesday. This...

Personal best 20 min. power on Wednesday. This was after hardly any training with power for the previous month, mostly because I don't have power on my race wheels and was too lazy to swap out for...
08-30-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By cmh

You have strong power numbers, and you have race...

You have strong power numbers, and you have race wins to back it up. As said by others, don't worry about what type of rider you are, just keep training well, and race all you can. You should be...
08-28-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By cmh

I think 'just about to be' and 'soon' are...

I think 'just about to be' and 'soon' are debatable. Have you seen the price of this one-off saddle? I'm assuming it is going to be crazy expensive.
08-22-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

Looks like a clipped pedal caused the rear wheel...

Looks like a clipped pedal caused the rear wheel to slide. Then the rider tried to correct and went high side. It could be the sliding wheel caught a crack or something in the pavement sending him...
08-22-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

I did the last Tuesday PIR Cat 1/2/3 race of the...

I did the last Tuesday PIR Cat 1/2/3 race of the season, and the last road race for me (17 lap points race on a 1.9 mi auto race track). It was a meh race. I popped up to the front and tried to...
08-22-19, 09:16 AM
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Views: 202,947
Posted By cmh

Sorry to hear this topflightpro.

Sorry to hear this topflightpro.
08-22-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

Glad the surgery went well topflightpro. Hope...

Glad the surgery went well topflightpro. Hope the recovery isn't too bad.
08-21-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,230
Posted By cmh

That depends on your preferences, of course. I...

That depends on your preferences, of course. I still do most of my training in the winter outside with just a little on an indoor trainer, but some friends are doing more inside now on smart...
08-19-19, 11:57 AM
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Views: 743,354
Posted By cmh

Hard stuff hubcyclist. I would be really happy...

Hard stuff hubcyclist. I would be really happy to finish that ride in the time you posted.
08-16-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,230
Posted By cmh

I think you'll find a fast group or team ride or...

I think you'll find a fast group or team ride or two in Eugene and some racing if you aren't looking to race every weekend within an hour drive. There is a Tuesday night crit that goes for a couple...
08-16-19, 08:53 AM
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Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

Good luck topflightpro.

Good luck topflightpro.
08-15-19, 09:23 AM
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Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

Awesome job tmonk! Enjoy your off season.

Awesome job tmonk! Enjoy your off season.
08-14-19, 08:44 AM
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Views: 141,596
Posted By cmh

I think your G3 is out of calibration. I had...

I think your G3 is out of calibration. I had this on a couple occasions with my previous Powertap hubs (but not with a G3). Powertap will recalibrate it for a fee. You need to call or email their...
08-12-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

Congrats on the win topflight, but dang. ...

Congrats on the win topflight, but dang. Collarbones are such a useless bone.
08-01-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,317
Posted By cmh

Congrats - that means you get to celebrate the...

Congrats - that means you get to celebrate the win again!
07-31-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,628
Posted By cmh

Nope. And only on a proper velodrome twice even...

Nope. And only on a proper velodrome twice even though we have one in my town. I saw the article on the grass velodrome and it looks hard and scary. Cornering without banks on a fixed gear is...
07-31-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

Tuesday night PIR 123, 4th/58. [17 x 1.9 mile...

Tuesday night PIR 123, 4th/58. [17 x 1.9 mile flat laps on auto race track, points race with 4 hot laps and the finish] I made a break of 3 riders mid race that stayed out for 2 laps getting me a...
07-29-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,777
Posted By cmh

I'd suggest figuring out your local USAC, or...

I'd suggest figuring out your local USAC, or other licensing organization and getting in touch with a few racing teams in the area. I would think I don't know what it is like in GA/FL, but here in...
07-29-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,230
Posted By cmh

Responding a bit late as I just saw this now. ...

Responding a bit late as I just saw this now. I've done a fair amount of riding in the Eugene area and it is great. Just a few minutes to get to hilly, low traffic roads outside of town with a big...
07-27-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By cmh

Are you saying I should do some intervals? :)

Are you saying I should do some intervals? :)
07-27-19, 03:12 PM
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Views: 1,448
Posted By cmh

We camped at Mirror Lake and Glacier Lake in the...

We camped at Mirror Lake and Glacier Lake in the Eagle Cap Wilderness in the NE corner of Oregon. There are several trails in; we took the Wallowa Lake Trail primarily.
07-26-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By cmh

OT Altitude Camp

Three nights at ~8000 ft. Two 13 mile days hiking with a full pack and a couple easier days. Stunning views of mountains, alpine lakes and wildflowers. Not exactly anything to do with bike racing,...
07-17-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

Heal well mattm. Glad the race was such a good...

Heal well mattm. Glad the race was such a good time until it wasn't.
07-15-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5,881
Views: 394,013
Posted By cmh

What kind of stem is this? I needed a new stem...

What kind of stem is this? I needed a new stem when switching to aero bars and didn't pay much attention to the weight. Got an allow Zipp something or other. It isn't impossible that it is the...
07-15-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

I suppose I would feel OK with that. I'll keep...

I suppose I would feel OK with that. I'll keep my chin up! :)
07-11-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

Mt. Tabor race series final race, 50+ - I entered...

Mt. Tabor race series final race, 50+ - I entered the race in first place with enough points so that I could lose to the rider in 2nd and still win the series, but if anyone finished between us, he...
07-02-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,783
Posted By cmh

Also, you won't remove your pedals and cages for...

Also, you won't remove your pedals and cages for a UCI weight check so why bother weighing without them?
07-01-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By cmh

Thanks - that squares with the google searching I...

Thanks - that squares with the google searching I did and does help me visualize it.
06-28-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 202,947
Posted By cmh

I live/race in Portland, about 3 hrs away. I've...

I live/race in Portland, about 3 hrs away. I've raced in Seattle once, and have teammates that race their regularly. It is a pretty good racing scene - much bigger than Portland. Do you have...
06-27-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

2 weeknight races this week: Tuesday PIR,...

2 weeknight races this week:

Tuesday PIR, Cat 123 field, 6th of about 60, 17 laps of 1.9mi each around a flat auto raceway. Points race with 3 hotspots w/points for top 3 and points for top 10 at...
06-27-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By cmh

Answer to my own question using the googles: ...

Answer to my own question using the googles:
Density of Moist Air - an Air Vapor MixtureThe amount of water vapor in air influence density. ... When vapor content increases in moist air the amount...
06-27-19, 11:06 AM
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Views: 743,354
Posted By cmh

What are the physics of gains due to humidity? ...

What are the physics of gains due to humidity? I'm not doubting your knowledge, it just isn't intuitive to me (whereas the heat and pressure gains make sense).
06-27-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By cmh

I'm interested in hearing if this does help lower...

I'm interested in hearing if this does help lower the fatigue from gym work for you.

I started lifting last fall/winter for the first time in years, doing 5x5s of squats and sometimes leg press,...
06-26-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 202,947
Posted By cmh

Agreed, 'flawed contenders' is really harsh. I...

Agreed, 'flawed contenders' is really harsh. I do look forward to the TdF this year.
06-26-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 202,947
Posted By cmh

Link to headline? Anyway, everyone is an...

Link to headline? Anyway, everyone is an incompetent schmuck until they prove otherwise with a TdF win, or a lot of strava segment top tens, or maybe they post a power file showing an FTP over 400,...
06-20-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,749
Posted By cmh

Two races this week: Tuesday PIR weeknight...

Two races this week:
Tuesday PIR weeknight race. Flat course, 16, 2 mile laps. Strong wind with a tailwind finish. Maybe I was sore from the weekend, but it felt really hard. Pretty constant...
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