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07-22-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By Doge

I do not think Thomas will "fade". He may not be...

I do not think Thomas will "fade". He may not be as fast, or as fit, but he may be getting fitter. He is too experienced to fade. To me he may not have what it takes to win, but that is just that...
07-22-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Doge

Very different. It is a college town and although...

Very different. It is a college town and although Irvine has UCI, the school easily gets swallowed up. Eugene is more laid back, breweries a little SFO like. Irvine is a serious business town with...
07-22-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Doge

Ridden in both a lot. Did a tandem stage race for...

Ridden in both a lot. Did a tandem stage race for my Honeymoon in Eugene.

Eugene is very bike friendly and has got better bike roads. But it rains more.
Irvine has more competitive cyclists,...
07-22-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By Doge

The OP asked about amateur racing. And I assumed...

The OP asked about amateur racing. And I assumed it was in the USA. You're right, non-pro 20 somethings that don't win, generally are not tested. Your 50 year old WT illustration is close to why 20...
07-22-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By Doge

It is and the cycling kid would get a TUE for...

It is and the cycling kid would get a TUE for that, assuming it was prescribed and seems that part is not hard.
That doesn't mean it doesn't help them, but it will keep them off the list.

I...
07-21-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By Doge

Shoot - I was going by gut. I know the under 30...

Shoot - I was going by gut. I know the under 30 guys. This seems to be mostly a masters issue. There are the reasons I stated - it is easier. But also a 20 something non-pro has stepped out. ...
07-21-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By Doge

Most recent from...

Most recent from https://www.usada.org/category/sanction/cycling (https://www.usada.org/category/sanction/cycling/)
Barato, 57
Sorensen, 43
Pate, 50
Pate, 48
Carrillo, 42
Frazier, 49
Bedford,...
07-21-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By Doge

Uh...I know quite a bit. That is what I am...

Uh...I know quite a bit. That is what I am saying.
07-21-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By Doge

The testing is also not the same. The pee in the...

The testing is also not the same. The pee in the cup is ensured in elite national top finishers. It is not in masters.

It should be rather obvious I as a 50+ (near 60) guy can get ED help,...
07-21-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By Doge

I know of no 20-30 year old non-pros I even...

I know of no 20-30 year old non-pros I even suspect. Certainly, I don't know. I have many older ones I suspect. That all means nothing.
But to my response. It is very easy for an older guy to get...
07-21-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By Doge

You mean those aspiring to be national caliber in...

You mean those aspiring to be national caliber in their 20s are doping?

Clearly, I am biased. I don't get that.
07-21-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By Doge

Depends on you level and age. Try the Low-T...

Depends on you level and age. Try the Low-T thing in your 20s...the doctor might be hard to find.
Outside of pros, I think the doping is a masters thing.
07-21-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3,914
Views: 176,496
Posted By Doge

Junior is sick, so rather than race Manhattan...

Junior is sick, so rather than race Manhattan Beach GP today - showing up to be a fan. I wish we had as many fans as cyclists.
07-21-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 179,966
Posted By Doge

I am mostly a stroking the stings guy. I don't...

I am mostly a stroking the stings guy. I don't know the exact word for that. The combo of a bow and a piano have always gone together.
Anyway, I had not. I am now. There is a lot of his stuff...
07-21-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 179,966
Posted By Doge

I was in the magnetic/electronics/soldering/lots...

I was in the magnetic/electronics/soldering/lots and lots of coils gig as a job most of the 80s (as the engineer/designer). The third party is building, not a kit. His own selection. There are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By Doge

The front tire is more important for grip. the...

The front tire is more important for grip. the rear tends to hit things you may dodge with the front. So for that - bigger on rear is better.
But...if you don't wack things, the smaller profile...
07-20-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Doge

KRUIJSWIJK not getting the attention maybe he...

KRUIJSWIJK not getting the attention maybe he should.
07-20-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 897
Posted By Doge

My kid was kinda that way about equipment, as I...

My kid was kinda that way about equipment, as I was. They are racing for 15 sec diff or so. If along with everything else like having to work extra hard, the equipment is not dialed in, an ITT...
07-19-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 179,966
Posted By Doge

On the BF topic I have always enjoyed hand made,...

On the BF topic I have always enjoyed hand made, customer stuff. Sometimes it is not as good as machine made, sometimes it is better. I always love it. Junior grew up on made for him FMB tubulars....
07-19-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 179,966
Posted By Doge

Hermes - yup, you got me geek number. I used to...

Hermes - yup, you got me geek number. I used to play violin on wire wrapped gut and can remember the more mellow sound.
If I've learned anything in my short pretend audiophile life it is...
07-19-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 897
Posted By Doge

Is there an official story?

Is there an official story?
07-19-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By Doge

I wonder if INS still has two leaders?

I wonder if INS still has two leaders?
07-19-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,156
Posted By Doge

Typical BF response - it depends. They don't...

Typical BF response - it depends.
They don't always drill it. ToC went up Palomar and I doubt they hit the top 100. Actually, they are way down the list. Tour of Colorado did Independence Pass...
07-18-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By Doge

You can't assume people have the same personal...

You can't assume people have the same personal beliefs and ethics anywhere. And especially when changing locations.
The competition authorities, not the competitors make it fair or not. That is an...
07-17-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,868
Posted By Doge

My wife says the opposite. She does not like VV.

My wife says the opposite. She does not like VV.
07-17-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 23,943
Posted By Doge

I broke my last video camera right as junior was...

I broke my last video camera right as junior was going to college. I bought a 4K replacement that runs HD @ 120fps. I started running in 4K mode, but found with moving the 120fps is better. It...
07-17-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By Doge

Masters/Rec is embarrassing. Pros is embarrassing...

Masters/Rec is embarrassing. Pros is embarrassing and kinda like stealing money when those you are taking it from those that were not doping.
07-17-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,914
Views: 176,496
Posted By Doge

That first race is an important one as junior was...

That first race is an important one as junior was racing age 9 at a time there were no racing ​​age ​​​​​9s. The computer just gave him a license. Later, USAC and I had a discussion about it and...
07-17-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 23,943
Posted By Doge

Nice meeting you! I forgot - that was Masters...

Nice meeting you! I forgot - that was Masters States. One more race for junior, then it is MTB season. Maybe I'll see you at some of the ski slopes.
Yea, LM has no USACycling record....
07-17-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,914
Views: 176,496
Posted By Doge

Is the oldest there and then a big space?

Is the oldest there and then a big space?
07-17-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 23,943
Posted By Doge

Junior got 3rd Sunday. Family went to pick kid up...

Junior got 3rd Sunday. Family went to pick kid up from school for summer break and his 21st birthday Fri. He and sister when Bolder (CO) "bar hopping" Sat night before.

Fortunately I think he's...
07-17-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3,914
Views: 176,496
Posted By Doge

I noticed USACycling results from 2007-2017...

I noticed USACycling results from 2007-2017 disappeared from junior's account. Other riders have missing blocks and odd sorts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,148
Posted By Doge

Not yet. But closed store locally. Signs of...

Not yet. But closed store locally. Signs of slow sales. I heard a few suggest they might.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,147
Posted By Doge

I think it is Peter Sagan.

I think it is Peter Sagan.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,147
Posted By Doge

Obviously But I was trying to keep race,...

Obviously

But I was trying to keep race, gender and age out of this. Howard was lots faster after he retired.
07-10-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,156
Posted By Doge

You might do a break. But there are so many...

You might do a break. But there are so many games, you still can't tell. Some USA pro climbs are on Strava.
The pros are ripping it up as a pack ToCO (when it was) over Independence Pass, and ToCA...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,642
Posted By Doge

Where can you buy them?

Where can you buy them?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,147
Posted By Doge

Are they Road Cyclists - when on the track?

Are they Road Cyclists - when on the track?
07-10-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,868
Posted By Doge

I agree. Christian is more an announcer type,...

I agree. Christian is more an announcer type, Chris isn't.
But seeing Christian correct Chris makes Christian look smaller.
How many GTs you won dude? They are different levels in both...
07-10-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Doge

Pros and Strava

So many pros keep their rides super secret. I understand why. I like seeing the pros post....
07-10-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,184
Posted By Doge

Good stuff and good entertainer. I appreciate...

Good stuff and good entertainer. I appreciate the craft. H makes a great side-kick.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,741
Posted By Doge

The UCI pros have weight to spare. Lead in seat...

The UCI pros have weight to spare. Lead in seat tube, or discs. Generally the team rides what the sponsors provide, but you can see hill climbing GC riders go off brand.

This to me is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,148
Posted By Doge

Something I didn't see mentioned is the fit does...

Something I didn't see mentioned is the fit does vary a bit by size (duh). Some brands cut and sew in different countries. They actually may use different stitch types, fabric and panel based on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,072
Posted By Doge

I've always tracked my kids until they were about...

I've always tracked my kids until they were about 20.
07-10-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By Doge

Well, bummer. Next time do the drive to Palomar....

Well, bummer. Next time do the drive to Palomar. SoCal lights - not much to say. They put them about everywhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,147
Posted By Doge

I agree, so I think the 0-40 in 20 sec is likely...

I agree, so I think the 0-40 in 20 sec is likely not what somebody with a geared bike can do.
Maybe that same rider would be as fast using gears, just maybe not.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,147
Posted By Doge

Sure. It will take two on a tandem, four on a...

Sure. It will take two on a tandem, four on a quad. Does anyone break a chain? They come off when the pins are not set, but the rollers and side plates don't break by what a cyclist can do.
07-09-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,239
Posted By Doge

Do you have a picture of the final results AFTER...

Do you have a picture of the final results AFTER 15 min protest period.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,147
Posted By Doge

The TT starts are always shifting and they are...

The TT starts are always shifting and they are held. You can hear it in the TdF starts too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,741
Posted By Doge

Weightweenie that I am, cycling value that you...

Weightweenie that I am, cycling value that you don't want to spend energy to reach speed you then have to reduce, and that rotating mass matters for acceleration, I won't be buying discs if I can...
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