Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Hermes
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 1.64 seconds.
09-28-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 402
Posted By Hermes

I have traveled to several countries in Southeast...

I have traveled to several countries in Southeast Asia...not the Philippines. I played golf in Singapore and rode in a cart. I showed up in golf clothes. Locals showed up in regular clothes and...
09-28-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 300,531
Posted By Hermes

There is a lot of information in crash video that...

There is a lot of information in crash video that needs consideration. Why was the protection of the guard rail limited and not installed further in the turn. Chloe lost control and went right past...
09-28-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 300,531
Posted By Hermes

I would argue that independent of what caused the...

I would argue that independent of what caused the oscillation, flat or other, the result of the fork and frame going out of control is unacceptable. IMO, the failure mode and effect is something we...
09-28-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 300,531
Posted By Hermes

In the slow motion video, it does not look like a...

In the slow motion video, it does not look like a flat but a violent oscillation. I cannot find any news reports on the cause.
09-28-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 300,531
Posted By Hermes

We watched the recaps of the UCI world road...

We watched the recaps of the UCI world road championships last night on YouTube. The summaries are very good. Chloe Dygart’s crash in the time trial was hard to watch. She was ahead in the TT by...
09-26-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

I checked my Strava account on the longer...

I checked my Strava account on the longer segment. It is generally downhill but has some slight up uphill sections as well that can increase time. Generally, I lead this entire section. This time...
09-26-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

Is that the same as the seven year inch only now...

Is that the same as the seven year inch only now raised to the second power?:D

Presentation can be everything. On our 45th, we were driving to LA from NorCal to race at the Carson velodrome. ...
09-26-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 402
Posted By Hermes

I am also confused with the question. Is the...

I am also confused with the question. Is the issue chemicals in wipes or just wiping down after a workout with a wet towel?

IMO, wiping off sweat after a workout aids recovery. I wipe off right...
09-25-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

Today is 49th wedding anniversary. Yep, years...

Today is 49th wedding anniversary. Yep, years not days although time has flown by. My wife took a vac day and wanted to ride her TT bike through Camp Pendleton to San Clemente on her anniversary...
09-25-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 151,107
Posted By Hermes

The hardest ride is flat so I would go flat with...

The hardest ride is flat so I would go flat with rougher road but let some air out of the tires assuming no potholes. For me, I do not like the feel of softer tires even if that is faster but I get...
09-23-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

No but I have tried oval rings. Meh. And did...

No but I have tried oval rings. Meh. And did not shift well. And I train and race at the track so in the end, I thought just stick with round. Although, at times oval felt nice.
09-23-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

TTT Tuesday at Fiesta. 31:44 @ 23.3 mph for 20K...

TTT Tuesday at Fiesta. 31:44 @ 23.3 mph for 20K with harder than normal wind. New PR for this workout and setup.

An interesting aspect of these workouts is speed. My brain loves speed. If I am not...
09-22-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

When a 360 watt FTP racer asks about training, it...

When a 360 watt FTP racer asks about training, it is sort of like a great white shark asking the sea lions where and what he should eat. They swim away quickly.:D
09-21-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 222,320
Posted By Hermes

TMonk How is your classical piece progressing? ...

TMonk How is your classical piece progressing?

Another lesson today and a much better performance of the Art of the Fugue. Nothing new just more of the same adding on to other pieces and drills. ...
09-21-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

Try a flying (no standing start) pursuit style...

Try a flying (no standing start) pursuit style efforts on the road with high cadence 110 -120 rpm or 2-3’ @ 140%. That should jack up your breathing. Legs may still crap out but your lungs will...
09-21-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

Also, I learned this weekend that teams are not...

Also, I learned this weekend that teams are not needed to win UCI world tour stage races and having some baby fat is okay. I want to be on Tadej Pogačar’s diet - I think.:D
09-20-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

6 hours 50 minutes. 121 miles including 3x20 km...

6 hours 50 minutes. 121 miles including 3x20 km TTTs and 264 TSS. And watched the TdF every night.
09-16-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,270
Posted By Hermes

Seiler is an academic / university professor that...

Seiler is an academic / university professor that developed a training construct. He is not a coach or successful athlete i.e. Olympic, national and etc. He relies on real coaches applying his...
09-16-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

His piano music sounds like the jazz equivalent...

His piano music sounds like the jazz equivalent of Arnold Schoenberg’s compositions.
09-15-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

Fiesta TTT and did 2x20K. We knocked 1 minute...

Fiesta TTT and did 2x20K. We knocked 1 minute off our 40K best total and each 20K was within 5 seconds of each and 23 mph. Fiesta had typical crosswind so not really fast conditions.

Riding...
09-14-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

TMonk Duh. Tempest Fugit in Latin means time...

TMonk Duh. Tempest Fugit in Latin means time flies.
09-14-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,270
Posted By Hermes

I will raise your podcast bet 51 with this...

I will raise your podcast bet 51 with this podcast 72 featuring Coggan / Seiler et al with the coach of Martin and Sagan.:D IMO, the PC could be edited to about 10 minutes and they could still get...
09-14-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

Is the Tempus Fugit Course modeled with any...

Is the Tempus Fugit Course modeled with any degree of accuracy? I have done that race a lot when we lived in NorCal.
09-14-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 300,531
Posted By Hermes

The only thing missing from the west coast is the...

The only thing missing from the west coast is the appearance of Godzilla.
09-14-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,270
Posted By Hermes

I do not know of anyone that rides around at low...

I do not know of anyone that rides around at low levels for hours hoping for an upside. There is a podcast on polarized training featuring Seiler, Coggan, Pierce and a guy who trains Tony Martin. In...
09-14-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Hermes

Well, Dave, you are human and have the same...

Well, Dave, you are human and have the same energy producing systems that respond to training duration and time as we all do.:D

In the planning seminars I have attended, the rule of the thumb is...
09-14-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

Puny week. 5.5 hours 200 TSS.

Puny week. 5.5 hours 200 TSS.
09-14-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

One aspect of training and racing we miss is our...

One aspect of training and racing we miss is our first coach and his cycling gym.

We had 3x20 workouts structured scheduled at his gym and two of them were done by ourselves on rollers with the...
09-13-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 300,531
Posted By Hermes

Cypress I am speechless. Try to hang tough but...

Cypress I am speechless. Try to hang tough but that is not much of a helping thought. Let’s hope for some relief from the weather.
09-11-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Hermes

FWIW, at racing age 71, I do not need a month to...

FWIW, at racing age 71, I do not need a month to recover from a race before I do another one. A few years ago, we had a 30k ITT that was one week before the state championship 40K ITT and...
09-11-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Hermes

I am not quite sure of your question. Let me...

I am not quite sure of your question. Let me frame this another way. Generally, athletes can have one peak per season using a periodized training program. The peak is generated by matching the...
09-11-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

Terrain versus the prescribed workout. In...

Terrain versus the prescribed workout. In general, Coaches seem to be brain dead when it comes to merging where the athlete will be, the terrain and the prescribed workout. Generally, one can always...
09-10-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

I iterate to determine FTP. I make a guess and...

I iterate to determine FTP. I make a guess and adjust it up or down as the workout proceeds.
09-10-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 151,107
Posted By Hermes

Amen. Rent a bike at RH. I did not read the...

Amen. Rent a bike at RH. I did not read the rules but I suspect there is a certification process that has to take place much like Carson.

I got on a roll and provided more info than is necessary...
09-10-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 151,107
Posted By Hermes

As I recall, Rock Hill is 250 meter outdoor...

As I recall, Rock Hill is 250 meter outdoor concrete track with 45 degree banking. Your TT bike would be okay for pursuit in the pole lane and probably accommodate a couple of gear changes. ...
09-10-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,961
Posted By Hermes

It might as well be you.:D

It might as well be you.:D
09-10-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 151,107
Posted By Hermes

Zipp has a conversion for its rear discs to go...

Zipp has a conversion for its rear discs to go from fixed gear to freewheel cassette. I have it. I convert the rear disc from road to track and use it on my track bike. I am not sure about HED...
09-10-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5,175
Views: 300,531
Posted By Hermes

Doge Great pic and I am sure you are very proud...

Doge Great pic and I am sure you are very proud of him for serving his country.
09-09-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,270
Posted By Hermes

Periodized training plans go through phases....

Periodized training plans go through phases. Phase I is strength and adaptation. During S&A, the goal is to build strength on the bike in different riding positions. However, this is done in concert...
09-08-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

Cypress Stay safe. We have a fire here although...

Cypress Stay safe. We have a fire here although inland versus the coast with winds due later today.
09-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By Hermes

I danced around the question of male / female but...

I danced around the question of male / female but thought you were probably female by the speed / power. My wife is a gonzo time trialist / pursuitist at 5’4” 48 kilos. She can generate 25 mph out...
09-07-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By Hermes

Speed is the only thing that matters in time...

Speed is the only thing that matters in time trial. Notwithstanding that, power is your currency to buy speed hence the more power you have the more speed you can buy for your cost curve. And you can...
09-07-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Hermes

Moved from road racing.

Moved from road racing.
09-07-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,977
Posted By Hermes

Congrats and great pic. Looking good is the best....

Congrats and great pic. Looking good is the best. Do not forget to credit photographer if you know who it was.:)
09-07-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,270
Posted By Hermes

Since I have started training and racing, by...

Since I have started training and racing, by definition, I do no have any junk miles. The reason is every ride has a purpose / goal and the goal may be recovery, just ride as I feel, do group ride A,...
09-07-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By Hermes

What was your average speed for the 8.3 mile TT?

What was your average speed for the 8.3 mile TT?
09-04-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

The word is out in the bear community and they...

The word is out in the bear community and they avoid him.
09-04-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 151,107
Posted By Hermes

TMonk The other consideration for aerobars is...

TMonk The other consideration for aerobars is having the bullhorns well below the pads. You do not want the bull horns at the same elevation as the pads for pursuit. In pursuit, the start is...
09-04-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 151,107
Posted By Hermes

I do not think there is a rule of thumb answer to...

I do not think there is a rule of thumb answer to your question. And setup questions for TT and pursuit for USAC / UCI are different than triathlon.

To give you an idea of how ridiculous UCI...
09-03-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15,394
Views: 880,209
Posted By Hermes

Our gym is open and I are back at it. This is...

Our gym is open and I are back at it. This is much better than home workouts or that other intensity studio.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.