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06-16-19, 08:05 PM
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Posted By Doge

I have some you can try locally.

I have some you can try locally.
06-16-19, 08:46 AM
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Views: 372,635
Posted By Doge

I was asking about re-use. So how many times can...

I was asking about re-use. So how many times can you tighten, take off, tighten etc. I'm going to buy some and find out.

Finally a replacement for the toe strap.

Long after I stopped using...
06-16-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,766
Posted By Doge

It can take a lot of time to tune a TT setup. ...

It can take a lot of time to tune a TT setup. More time if the rider is changing (age, side). The new bikes are more away from the riders, smaller and allow more air through.
The thing I have...
06-16-19, 08:09 AM
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Views: 372,635
Posted By Doge

I had never seen those. Are they as tight as...

I had never seen those. Are they as tight as normal zip ties and how many re-uses do you get out of them?
06-15-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,766
Posted By Doge

Junior did his first 40KTT today and held 29 1/4...

Junior did his first 40KTT today and held 29 1/4 mph coming in 50:52. This was primarily shaking out the cobwebs and testing the setup while training through.
Position is quite low, and I don't know...
06-15-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 125,375
Posted By Doge

Depends a bit on the event, and considering...

Depends a bit on the event, and considering riders will tend to use what they use most often which is normally what they use on the road bike. My kid used his road Shimano on his 1st MTB race bike....
06-14-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,270
Posted By Doge

Yes, back to Froome. I liked the guy. I rooted...

Yes, back to Froome. I liked the guy. I rooted against him, but I liked him. Of course he was a doper. How are you going to win without doping?

Cadel and Sastra (maybe) but everyone else...
06-14-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,270
Posted By Doge

From a cycling perspective, it is pretty easy to...

From a cycling perspective, it is pretty easy to believe he did what everyone else did.
Guess I don't know what career wrecking and threatening calls has to do with cycling anymore than betting on...
06-14-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 125,375
Posted By Doge

That 5 sec tho. I have more than one story...

That 5 sec tho.
I have more than one story about those (for my wife). Great performance anyway. The good news is while nobody remembers 3rd, they don't really remember 1st either.
06-14-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 125,375
Posted By Doge

3-5W using those pedals over a Shimano or Look...

3-5W using those pedals over a Shimano or Look type.
06-14-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 518
Posted By Doge

Why I asked is schools and conferences are...

Why I asked is schools and conferences are different. Some schools are really into the points competition. Points are more based on participation than racing (they are both), but they will go many...
06-13-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,270
Posted By Doge

He'll be as happy as Andy S was winning the Tour.

He'll be as happy as Andy S was winning the Tour.
06-13-19, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Doge

I understand that part!

I understand that part!
06-13-19, 06:34 PM
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Views: 518
Posted By Doge

What conference will you race in? It matters a...

What conference will you race in? It matters a bit. Downhills are not generally a big collegiate thing.
06-13-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 518
Posted By Doge

Find the races. Go to the races. Meet people. ...

Find the races. Go to the races. Meet people.
See what your college offers. Lots of colleges have spare/trial bikes. Not great, but OK - sometimes. I was involved getting those going at my...
06-12-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Doge

He did lose the TdF. TdF is not won by just...

He did lose the TdF. TdF is not won by just endurance, and certainly not the fastest, but by the best risk management and preperation.
06-12-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Doge

Bummer. Winning the Tour is so much more than...

Bummer. Winning the Tour is so much more than riding fast in the Tour.
06-12-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,721
Posted By Doge

On the off topic race together, it is happening...

On the off topic race together, it is happening now. Just all the same gender - now.

I noticed the Nationals at Haggerstown races, there were Cat 1 men's, U23 Pro/1 but no women's fields.
In...
06-12-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By Doge

For a while the kid's were doing the VW thing....

For a while the kid's were doing the VW thing. They would do group rides, see a VW of a specific color and hit the teammate stating that color and sprint off. I don't know how long you were supposed...
06-11-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 125,375
Posted By Doge

Likely our choice for the U23 ITT coming up next...

Likely our choice for the U23 ITT coming up next week. I have the older narrow version, which I prefer. Their discs are heavier but sail better, however I think going fast in the morning we will...
06-11-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,766
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...
06-10-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,766
Posted By Doge

Well played. You get me arguing my son is not...

Well played. You get me arguing my son is not talented, or - I'll go with I am not skewed.
06-10-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,766
Posted By Doge

I believe I have posted similar before and you...

I believe I have posted similar before and you all know this, but it takes age, talent, weight training, race craft and match to the event, and luck to do well.

I agree you need 20/hours/week for...
06-09-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By Doge

Hockey tape. Pretty much 1970/80s bar tape. ...

Hockey tape. Pretty much 1970/80s bar tape. With flat top bars and IAB, just better.
...
06-09-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,766
Posted By Doge

Thanks FF. You often reply to my posts, I...

Thanks FF. You often reply to my posts, I appreciate that.
SoCal is mixed in with Nevada. I mean, Lemond was Nevada right? So maybe NV and WY should unite.
I think he got the prize money and a...
06-09-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,766
Posted By Doge

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Junior won CO Cat 1 State (crit, I think). I didn't know he was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,949
Posted By Doge

If riding tubulars, there wouldn't have been a...

If riding tubulars, there wouldn't have been a flat.
06-08-19, 10:56 PM
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Posted By Doge

Saw 5 (6 inc us) today

I think there is a tandem cycle. I must have seen only 40 or so cyclists on the SoCal Camp P route. Saw on single tandem, a group we know of 4 and we were on one. Feels like an increase lately. ...
06-07-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,817
Views: 165,185
Posted By Doge

Not sure where to post this. Shoot - this is a...

Not sure where to post this. Shoot - this is a crazy talented field, I don't know what caused the change. Multiple riders without a UCI license are "pros" inc last year's 2nd place.
Junior...
06-06-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Doge

Good point on the PM. I'd think a crank vs hub...

Good point on the PM. I'd think a crank vs hub meter would give different results here. I wonder if pedal PMs would. We have ever only used round rings.

For ITT always and only use the clock on...
06-06-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Doge

Depends on the amount of arc you apply the power....

Depends on the amount of arc you apply the power. If from 3->5 O'Clock over 60 degrees (assuming no power for the other 300 which is false) it is about 180 ft-lbs (using your math) of torque. ...
06-05-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Doge

If you pedal smooth circles shorter is better....

If you pedal smooth circles shorter is better. Stomping, then slightly longer than the road bike may be in order.

Junior rides the same or wee longer (175) as on the road bike (172.5 and 175). He...
06-03-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,721
Posted By Doge

Then they won the bionic category. We now...

Then they won the bionic category.

We now have some competitions where those with corrections exceed the ability of the non corrected. It happens now.

Under the current system, they should not...
06-03-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By Doge

My "feeling" is it should be allowed - in the...

My "feeling" is it should be allowed - in the "spirit of the rules", but it is against the letter of the law. I may check with a higher authority in the future. I just thought it interesting about...
06-02-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,721
Posted By Doge

Why any groups? Race together.

Why any groups? Race together.
06-02-19, 06:28 PM
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Views: 3,802
Posted By Doge

Not everyday someone from the USA wins a GT...

Not everyday someone from the USA wins a GT stage. Congrats to Chad Haga.

Age ~31 got 2nd in USA Pro ITT last year.
06-02-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By Doge

Within the last 5. No free laps. Edit Add: ...

Within the last 5. No free laps.

Edit Add:
I sometimes wonder (for a second or two) if it is my place as a spectator (and very low level experienced USAC official, just watching) to bring stuff...
06-02-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By Doge

This year, collegiate nationals. Small group...

This year, collegiate nationals.

Small group laps field and is riding in pack. One of those that lapped the field crashes. A teammate that did not lap the field drops back to pull crashed rider...
05-31-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3,817
Views: 165,185
Posted By Doge

You missed the 55" 4K monitor? I kinda made it...

You missed the 55" 4K monitor?
I kinda made it look like a mirror.
05-31-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,721
Posted By Doge

To the OP in this thread that would fix the...

To the OP in this thread that would fix the issue. She would be running as a runner. Even so, in marathons they mix many groups that get group based prizes. The runner gets a pretty good idea how...
05-31-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,721
Posted By Doge

I suppose folks with our options just don't post...

I suppose folks with our options just don't post so much.
I asked my kid if he wanted to do the Cat 1 ITT or U23. His response was Cat 1 is a handicapped (they are not pros) division and he should...
05-30-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,721
Posted By Doge

Why should women be different than juniors? Or...

Why should women be different than juniors? Or maybe masters?
There are those in those groups that are significantly faster, more aggressive and train longer. Why create laws around gender?

...
05-27-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3,817
Views: 165,185
Posted By Doge

It would bother me. I work alone. ...

It would bother me. I work alone.

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05-27-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,623
Posted By Doge

I think it is fair if everyone (close to you in...

I think it is fair if everyone (close to you in ability) is doing it. I don't like it - but it is fair.
What I don't get is why after all this time, folks don't know those are the compromises...
05-27-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,623
Posted By Doge

I believe (cause I want to ) that some team...

I believe (cause I want to ) that some team members don't dope. But if anyone on their team does - the team is helped by that.
05-27-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3,817
Views: 165,185
Posted By Doge

He still rides. ...

He still rides.
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05-27-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,721
Posted By Doge

2018 Dana Point GP paid $12K to men and women. ...

2018 Dana Point GP paid $12K to men and women. While the $12K purses were identical, the prize amount per rider was not equal. Add time, less so.
Making it equal rather than identical is not...
05-26-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,684
Posted By Doge

Track would remain the most stable platform to...

Track would remain the most stable platform to compare yourself on out side of technical stuff like power meters and trainers.
Gravel and MTB speed is very based on handling, the lines you take...
05-26-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By Doge

Old video I've posted before. Kinda on topic? ...

Old video I've posted before. Kinda on topic?
Training
05-25-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,721
Posted By Doge

I'd be surprised if he would have com back after...

I'd be surprised if he would have com back after those 7 and if he would have done the public confession.

If he had become an EU citizen I doubt he would have been in the mix up, but then US...
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