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06-15-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,746
Posted By Heathpack

2019 National Senior Games, Albuquerque, W50-54, 1st of 12

Won it by 14 seconds. Raced pretty well but I think I could have gone harder. I had some tough training rides earlier in the week in which I really was crushed by the altitude, and this led me to...
06-14-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,817
Views: 165,177
Posted By cmh

Flatballer don't forget to add up the miles you...

Flatballer don't forget to add up the miles you are keeping off your vehicle by commuting. $0.545 is the cost to drive each mile (per the IRS). It would be plain wrong to not spend that on bike...
06-13-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,563,144
Posted By caloso

103F, dusty as hell, and I bout nearly soiled...

103F, dusty as hell, and I bout nearly soiled myself on all the rocky downhills, but boy that was fun. Next year I'm getting a mountain bike. (photo by She-Bixxel)
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06-13-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,746
Posted By cmh

Mt Tabor series race 3, 50+, 3rd place of 14...

Mt Tabor series race 3, 50+, 3rd place of 14 racers:
This is a very short race - 5 x 1.3 mile laps with 140ft climb each lap, start/finish is 2/3 of the way up the climb. Despite being very short,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,616
Posted By PepeM

In a group ride, I'd think that the number of PRs...

In a group ride, I'd think that the number of PRs you get will be dictated by the group's pace, not your own performance on any given bike.
06-11-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,746
Posted By cmh

Raced the Hammer Velo Crit last weekend, in the...

Raced the Hammer Velo Crit last weekend, in the combined 40/50/60+ 123 field which had about 30 riders total (but scored separately). The course is a very non-technical 1km 'D' with 2 wide corners...
06-11-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,746
Posted By Doge

Absolutely. He IS training. Just not so much on...

Absolutely. He IS training. Just not so much on the bike. The weight routine has got 100% of his attention as does the other aerobic stuff.
There is politics (like everywhere here). Colonial sees...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By HTupolev

There's never a need. What is "need" anyway? If...

There's never a need. What is "need" anyway? If you're not competing professionally, then what are your "needs?" Even in fairly elite amateur racing, a prime sprint might win you a pair of socks, and...
06-09-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,522
Posted By carpediemracing

This is a familiar question/problem. The issue...

This is a familiar question/problem. The issue here is usually being uncomfortable with others around your front wheel and bars. I call this the "Sphere" as the old timers in the forum will know....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By woodcraft

You'd probably see some benefit, but for...

You'd probably see some benefit,

but for 'bang for the buck', get some Yoleos,

after optimizing tires, riding position (elbows in), & jersey.
06-09-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,746
Posted By Doge

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Junior won CO Cat 1 State (crit, I think). I didn't know he was...
06-09-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,882
Posted By revchuck

It's been a big week. Last Wednesday I wrote...

It's been a big week.

Last Wednesday I wrote that I'd probably end up doing CR intervals rather than make it to my climbing route, and that's what happened. Coach wanted 40 minutes total, so I...
06-09-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,882
Posted By TMonk

Yesterday I raced the Southern California Nevada...

Yesterday I raced the Southern California Nevada Cycling Association Team Time Trial state champs with three of my buddies, and we won! We pulled off a whopping time of 45:36, averaging 30.1 MPH....
06-06-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,290
Posted By Bmach

It amazes me how many people think eating before...

It amazes me how many people think eating before bed makes you fat. I had a guy tell me I was wrong and that he lost weight by not snacking before bed. I asked him if he eat his snack earlier. Mmm...
06-05-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,746
Posted By TimmyT

I've been doing other riding this spring, so...

I've been doing other riding this spring, so haven't been racing since March. This is my first season and last night was my 5th race, so still learning. It's a dead flat course with 4 turns, 5 laps...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,802
Posted By LAJ

Intervals are why there's a lap button.

Intervals are why there's a lap button.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,849
Posted By seau grateau

There's nothing in there that indicates that the...

There's nothing in there that indicates that the power improvements are attributable to PowerCranks.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,649
Posted By mpath

No kidding, eh? Geez...my Mad Fibers,...

No kidding, eh?

Geez...my Mad Fibers, +10,000 km's later, no issues - rolls true, zero tension loss. No appreciable wear on the brake track. From the wet Pacific Northwest. Lots of descents. Even...
05-25-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,746
Posted By Ttoc6

State champ crit. Big downhill, one easy 90degree...

State champ crit. Big downhill, one easy 90degree corner after a punch of a climb, back downhill and a hard 200meter uphill drive to the finish line. Wind decided it wanted to show up today too.
...
05-23-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,780
Posted By Bandera

Oddly enough this is my 51st season in cycling as...

Oddly enough this is my 51st season in cycling as a sport.
My 1st coach raced on the board tracks pre-WWII and I competed in ABL of A, USCF and NORBA racing on the track, road, 'cross and MTB for a...
05-23-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,882
Posted By caloso

Well, I didn’t break anything, just dinged my...

Well, I didn’t break anything, just dinged my knee when I washed out in a corner. Oh, and I won!:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,649
Posted By TimothyH

Hey, sliding blocks of granite across wooden...

Hey, sliding blocks of granite across wooden boards was good enough for the Egyptians to build the pyramids.
05-22-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,746
Posted By Radish_legs

Raced last night, B race (Cat 3/4) again. So last...

Raced last night, B race (Cat 3/4) again. So last 2 times I race it, I was 2nd. This time 1st. My first time to win a B crit. It was my season goal to win this B crit. Bunch finish. Probably only two...
05-21-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,882
Posted By furiousferret

Rest week, haven't taken one in 4 weeks...

Rest week, haven't taken one in 4 weeks (accidental, didn't predict I'd put in so much TSS on the cruise) so easy riding til the weekend.
...
05-21-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,746
Posted By mattm

Been a busy season of racing so far - 19 races in...

Been a busy season of racing so far - 19 races in the books. Some ups, some downs, but that's racing.

Two weeks ago a teammate won his first p1/2 race, a big local one with a bunch of...
05-15-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,746
Posted By Radish_legs

Tuesday Night Crit last night B race (my 4th of...

Tuesday Night Crit last night B race (my 4th of the year) - 2nd.

Was in something like 3 breakaways, very taxing race, and poor awareness on my part in terms of what was actually going on behind...
05-14-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,746
Posted By gsteinb

Opening round of the northeast hill climb series....

Opening round of the northeast hill climb series. This was a mass start, with an overall as well as age break outs. Shorty. Pissing rain, and wet snow (not sticking) at the summit. 5 of us shattered...
05-13-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,817
Views: 165,177
Posted By TMonk

Dear David Garcia, The following request to...

Dear David Garcia,

The following request to change your USA/Road category has been approved and processed by USA Cycling:
tmonk - 2019-05-11 0:47
Member: David Garcia
License: USA Road
Request...
05-06-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,882
Posted By wktmeow

Same ride as TMonk ^ Started with the first...

Same ride as TMonk ^

Started with the first wave and tried my best to get to the front and keep contact. I started the first dirt sector maybe 25 back, but got passed by a lot of people because...
05-06-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,882
Posted By TMonk

Yesterday I did the Canyon "Belgian Waffle Ride"...

Yesterday I did the Canyon "Belgian Waffle Ride" and I'm still trying to eat my way out of it today. I was riding it as a "team" with a few lower (racing) cat. teammates and just having fun. It...
05-02-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,882
Posted By Ttoc6

Group ride tonight. The enve hitters are out of...

Group ride tonight. The enve hitters are out of town for bwr and the fast guys from my team weren't there so it was a group of 5 for the a ride. Still kept the pace high, but nothing to write home...
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