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03-30-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By denvertrout

Well, I ended up running 80 psi front/back. Felt...

Well, I ended up running 80 psi front/back. Felt good, actually felt great! I don't know if that was the pressure or the GP5000tl tire itself. I have for the past several years lost all nerve to...
03-23-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By denvertrout

Thanks for the charts. Wow, 66psi for a 170 lb...

Thanks for the charts. Wow, 66psi for a 170 lb rider on 25mm tires, that seems crazy. That is ok for high speed turns of a crit? Will try dropping today to upper 70's and see how it feels. Running...
03-22-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By denvertrout

Crit racing-tubeless tire pressure

I am new to tubeless this season. I used to race clinchers at 110psi, last year went to 90, and didn't really feel the difference. This year did some crit practice on the course for tomorrow and rode...
02-24-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 380,072
Posted By denvertrout

Just got some new wheels and am also going...

Just got some new wheels and am also going tubeless. Yoeleo 50mm up front and 60mm in the back. Conti 5000tl, went on pretty easy and holding air with minimal loss. Have yet to ride with tubeless due...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-18, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By denvertrout

Getting closer to heading to Vancouver. Any other...

Getting closer to heading to Vancouver. Any other recommendations for a race bike rental? So, far not having much luck as racing can be risky and the shops I have been in touch with don't want that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By denvertrout

Vancouver tuesday night world race?

I am headed to Vancouver this summer for a week and would love to race one of these races. I am a Cat3 masters racer. Does anyone know about this series and how I would go about racing a night? Also,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-18, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By denvertrout

Yes and yes.

Yes and yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,455
Posted By denvertrout

I would advise looking further into the neck....

I would advise looking further into the neck. Sounds like position (posture) affects your symptoms quite a bit. Website to find a good PT. https://www.mckenzieinstituteusa.org/ . Did none of the 4...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,455
Posted By denvertrout

Have you had your neck looked at? Pretty easy to...

Have you had your neck looked at? Pretty easy to mimick those same symptoms due to the position of cycling. You don't mention your age, or if there are other aggravating positions or causes? Should...
04-22-18, 07:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,660
Posted By denvertrout

I'll play!! I upgraded to 3's after a season for...

I'll play!! I upgraded to 3's after a season for one reason, to race with the 1,2,3's in the weekly crit race. In the 4,5 race, I was competing and generally winning the sprints, every 3rd lap, and...
04-06-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 38,043
Posted By denvertrout

First race of the season last week was a rough...

First race of the season last week was a rough start. Cat 3 masters, short 45 minute crit, with a fast downhill right turn, and very narrow 2nd right turn. The 3rd turn was wide and good road, no...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,222
Posted By denvertrout

You don't mention how the new fit feels? Isn't...

You don't mention how the new fit feels? Isn't that what all this is about? Go ride your bike and see how you feel on it. Give it some time and you will know if it is right for you or not. And if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-18, 06:38 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,300
Posted By denvertrout

I have no difficulty maintaining 250 watts on a...

I have no difficulty maintaining 250 watts on a downhill. Of course I can choose to not work and coast or choose to maintain my power output. My SST training rides at 45-60 minutes result in varied...
07-12-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,579
Posted By denvertrout

Marcel Kittel sprint power?

Listening to the team director from today's stage, and he mentioned Kittel with 2100 watts on his sprint? Can that be right? Maybe when fresh, but could that possibly be possible after 120 miles of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-17, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By denvertrout

Atlanta Friday morning ride

I am in druid hills, Right next to Emory in Atlanta. Any fast group Friday or Saturday morning rides?
05-14-17, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By denvertrout

Well, just to followup on the race. Overall was...

Well, just to followup on the race. Overall was not that hard. A couple of small breaks, nothing major nothing threatening. Got caught in a crash with 5 laps to go, off the bike, around the guy on...
05-12-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By denvertrout

Field sprint or go early?

First crit is tomorrow for the season. A couple of road races this spring that went well. This is a race I can do very well at, non technical, fast, flat. Previous wins I have gone early and held on,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-17, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By denvertrout

I am going on 6 years now with daily, never goes...

I am going on 6 years now with daily, never goes away leg pain. Doesn't matter what I do or not do in term of exercise, nutrition, massage, stretching...etc. I am almost sure it is a blood flow...
04-21-17, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,420
Posted By denvertrout

Once in a race no-one is going to care how you...

Once in a race no-one is going to care how you got to that point. I upgraded early from 4>3 solely so that I could race in my favorite weekday race. The 4-5 race was easy, and I wanted to race with...
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By denvertrout

Better pics.

Better pics.
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By denvertrout

perfect condition, maybe 1or 2 light scratches on...

perfect condition, maybe 1or 2 light scratches on the frame. Cross style brakes on the top bar were added, as my wife didn't like the reach for the hoods. Shifts perfect, no wear in drivetrain at all.
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By denvertrout

1987 R600 Cannondale

I bought this bike for my wife a couple of years ago. Original owner sold after buying new and hanging in his garage for years. Still had original dry rotted tires and leather toe straps when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-17, 07:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,161
Posted By denvertrout

I live in Colorado, front range, and rode until...

I live in Colorado, front range, and rode until last season 53-39 with 11-23. Doable on all the front range climbs, evans, loveland, vail. Can't imagine it being an issue in Florida..
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-16, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,851
Posted By denvertrout

Convert .CSV file to upload to strava?

The spin bike I use at the gym allows me to save the ride as a .csv and upload to training peaks, but I can't figure out how to get it to strava. Any ideas on how to convert it to a file type Strava...
12-19-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By denvertrout

When I was in PT school and were learning about...

When I was in PT school and were learning about the stim units all the guys in class, about 9 of us of 60, set up the pads on our quads and cranked it up as high as we could tolerate. Full on...
11-04-16, 07:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,579
Posted By denvertrout

I spent $20 on a used trainer after mine broke....

I spent $20 on a used trainer after mine broke. Power meter on the bike and I am set for year round power analysis.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-16, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,748
Posted By denvertrout

Thanks for the replies. After a quick 15 miles...

Thanks for the replies. After a quick 15 miles with a small adjustment, did not like it. Felt cramped and did not help my back. Wonder if I need to move the seat back just a bit as well? I have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,748
Posted By denvertrout

Rotate hips forward = tilt nose of saddle down a bit?

I am trying to change my bike position on the saddle to get a little more comfort in my lower back. I in effect want to position my saddle so that my lower spine is "flatter". Do I tilt the nose down...
07-23-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By denvertrout

Seems like you should be able to maintain 175...

Seems like you should be able to maintain 175 watts even on a downhill, especially since it sounds like they are small rollers you are riding. Maybe turn speed off on your computer and really just...
04-23-16, 06:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,580
Posted By denvertrout

Yes, I believe that is the goal, to become faster...

Yes, I believe that is the goal, to become faster and stronger at a given HR. If your zone 2 is 125-135 for example,then you should be faster or produce more power (depends what you are measuring) in...
04-15-16, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By denvertrout

24:15. Avg grade looks to be 5%, 1271 feet.

24:15. Avg grade looks to be 5%, 1271 feet.
04-14-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By denvertrout

FTP 290 on hills 255 on flats?

My goal today was to ride a tough hill section (4.5 miles) at 300 watts avg, knowing that I was capable of doing this for a much shorter duration. Well I came up short by 10 watts, I am happy. Now...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-16, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By denvertrout

I have brand new Mavic pedals with cleats for...

I have brand new Mavic pedals with cleats for sale if interested...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-16, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By denvertrout

I had a problem with my chain popping off the...

I had a problem with my chain popping off the small chain ring up front with barely any load. Turns out the chain ring was installed backwards. Reinstalled correctly and never had the problem again
03-08-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,580
Posted By denvertrout

I can only say what worked for me, and that was...

I can only say what worked for me, and that was consistent efforts in zone 2. They were not impressive speeds to start, and sometimes felt like I was barely moving, but stay consistent and it changes...
03-07-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,580
Posted By denvertrout

Sounds as if you really need to shift your...

Sounds as if you really need to shift your training to another zone. You are putting a ton of hours in for training, but does not appear you are close to maximizing your results. I rarely get more...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-16, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By denvertrout

Pretty sure my pulse ox is reading correctly. I...

Pretty sure my pulse ox is reading correctly. I use it daily, and often check mine immediately after checking a pt's. Pretty much always 93-94 at rest. Yikes ASD/VSD. I am just reading on that. Seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-16, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By denvertrout

At rest, and I check weekly, as I am in the...

At rest, and I check weekly, as I am in the health field and check patients daily, sits right at 92-94. Can't remember ever seeing above 94% on myself, yet my pt's are often upper 90's.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By denvertrout

Low oxygen saturation?

Out of curiosity I wore a oxygen saturation meter during my last trainer ride. Zone 2 for about an hour. Really not exerting my self very hard at all. My oxygen never went above 93%, mainly stating...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 35,225
Posted By denvertrout

I have Powertap P1 pedals coming my way soon....

I have Powertap P1 pedals coming my way soon. With the bluetooth capabilities of the pedals, and bluetooth on the computer, will I still need a ANT+ dongle? Also, hope to soon get a new smartphone...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By denvertrout

I have a Look 695 that I have been riding for two...

I have a Look 695 that I have been riding for two years now. Great bike, not a single problem. I have seen two others in my area, nice to not have the same old thing everyone else has.
10-08-15, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,821
Posted By denvertrout

I am on year 5 of constant never goes away leg...

I am on year 5 of constant never goes away leg soreness. What I have just learned in the last two weeks is that I am also 100% quads, 100% of the time. Zero glute involvement. When I first realized...
09-08-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By denvertrout

Zone 2 for me (45 years old) is 125-135, measured...

Zone 2 for me (45 years old) is 125-135, measured by lactate readings. How did you calculate your zones? When I started polarized training, last December, it often meant downshifting at any...
07-08-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,699
Posted By denvertrout

High cadence less power/low cadence more power - same heart rate

I was messing around on the spin bike at the gym with a stages power meter, and noticed that as I slowly increased my heart rate my cadence dropped. Eventually I was at 270 watts around 84 rpm and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-15, 06:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,482
Posted By denvertrout

When I have changed my bike setup, and have done...

When I have changed my bike setup, and have done it properly, it feels different of course, but also better immediately. Doesn't matter what the "pro fitter" might say. If it isn't working, which is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-15, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By denvertrout

Won a training peaks subscription - what do I do with it?

I won a premium membership for a year to this program, but have no clue what it does or how to use it. I do not have power, and train based off heart rate. Is it of value or should I give it to a...
01-29-15, 04:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,160
Posted By denvertrout

Total volume is a bit higher than prior. I have...

Total volume is a bit higher than prior. I have ridden 23 out of the 28 days so far this month. Two days of snowboarding thrown in there, and a couple days of too much kids stuff. I have not done any...
01-28-15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,160
Posted By denvertrout

I figured I would give an update after training...

I figured I would give an update after training with this model for the past month and a half, and hoping that there are others who will do the same...

All but 3 rides (the only ones outside so...
01-23-15, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,323
Posted By denvertrout

Let me clarify. I meant that I was told my...

Let me clarify. I meant that I was told my training at the level that I had been doing for 3 years, heart rate between 150-160 on basically all my rides, will not get me the physiological adaptations...
01-20-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,323
Posted By denvertrout

Will try to answer all the comments. ...

Will try to answer all the comments.

Polarized/periodized - seem to mean the same thing? Go easy, or go hard...

I had some metabolic testing done that got me on this type of training. My zones...
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