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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,627
Posted By Clipped_in

^^^^^This!

^^^^^This!
02-25-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,499
Posted By Clipped_in

I agree with this! My problem is that I live in...

I agree with this! My problem is that I live in hilly/mountainous country and it is difficult to go sufficiently easy for active recovery. Consequently, most of my recovery rides are done inside on...
02-24-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,499
Posted By Clipped_in

OP, there are two types of "overwork" as you call...

OP, there are two types of "overwork" as you call it. There is overreaching, and then there is overtraining. I think overreaching is more of what you are concerned about. Overtraining is a serious...
02-24-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 475,406
Posted By Clipped_in

This is one of my favorite summer rides right...

This is one of my favorite summer rides right now...
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But, it was a beautiful...
02-22-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 343,256
Posted By Clipped_in

Please tell us your age. 57 in two weeks ...

Please tell us your age.
57 in two weeks

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?
Road race-style bikes. My current main ride is a Cannondale Supersix Evo HiMod. I'll be riding today with a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By Clipped_in

I had an Argon18 Krypton for a few years--great...

I had an Argon18 Krypton for a few years--great bike. Not super light, but I loved the geometry, handling and ride quality. Like you, I don't personally favor the arched top tube design some others...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Clipped_in

^^^^Powertap hubs are accurate and they just...

^^^^Powertap hubs are accurate and they just work. Big fan here!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,001
Posted By Clipped_in

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56bkaEyScX0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56bkaEyScX0
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,576
Posted By Clipped_in

Several years ago I did a century ride that this...

Several years ago I did a century ride that this guy was on. Wow, I am so glad I'm not that big!...
01-21-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,301
Posted By Clipped_in

I have four daughters and five grandchildren...

I have four daughters and five grandchildren (from my two oldest). A boy and girl 8yo, a boy and girl 6yo, and a 3yo boy. They all live out of state and we don't see them all that often, so video...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,310
Posted By Clipped_in

There are a lot of March heros that are toast in...

There are a lot of March heros that are toast in July. I listened to a podcast recently with some coaches and this is a big issue for them to try and manage in some clients. Especially for those that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,310
Posted By Clipped_in

It depends a lot on what the humidity is and if...

It depends a lot on what the humidity is and if the sun is shining. The coldest I have ever gone is 12 degrees F with 85% humidity and no sun. It was brutal and I could only take that for about one...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 703,430
Posted By Clipped_in

Giro (https://www.sierra.com/giro~b~10034/)...

Giro (https://www.sierra.com/giro~b~10034/) Citron-White Synthe MIPS Cycling Helmet $119Deal Link...
01-15-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,972
Posted By Clipped_in

When you can't get on your bike! Go to 0:45 ...

When you can't get on your bike! Go to 0:45

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8qgjyqibwY
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,098
Posted By Clipped_in

Me too! I know how unnerving that can be. I don't...

Me too! I know how unnerving that can be. I don't have any easy answers, but it does support an argument for establishing a larger presence on the road (and providing sympathetic witnesses) by riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,519
Posted By Clipped_in

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01-14-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,458
Posted By Clipped_in

Wow, glad it wasn't any worse.:( Maximum kudos...

Wow, glad it wasn't any worse.:( Maximum kudos to the good samaritan!:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,519
Posted By Clipped_in

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Whoa what a ride! :twitchy:
01-13-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,910
Posted By Clipped_in

:thumb: Welcome to Utah Hermes! There...

:thumb:

Welcome to Utah Hermes! There certainly is some beautiful new snow here for you. Be glad you are on the east side of the Wasatch range. Avalanche danger is really high on the west side...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By Clipped_in

OP, if I were you I would take a hard look at a...

OP, if I were you I would take a hard look at a CAAD 12. I don't know what size you are looking for, but it really is a nice bike with great race geometry and there are a lot of them available (rim...
12-31-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,549
Posted By Clipped_in

OP you may find these helpful. Just scale...

OP you may find these helpful. Just scale accordingly.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTedBw7xlSs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0NMp6zhCcU
One of the difficult things a lot of people have to...
12-31-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,707
Posted By Clipped_in

For much of what I do during the year, frequency,...

For much of what I do during the year, frequency, duration (time), and intensity are my primary metrics. Distance is largely incidental.
However, I do look at overall mileage and elevation gain at...
12-29-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Clipped_in

Thank you and nice job! It sounds like we...

Thank you and nice job!

It sounds like we were about the same except that I live at the foot of the mountains so I get plenty of elevation gain.
12-29-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,160
Posted By Clipped_in

Thank you for enduring the effort and discomfort...

Thank you for enduring the effort and discomfort of putting on deodorant!;)
12-27-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,698
Posted By Clipped_in

A friend of mine turned 80 this year. He still...

A friend of mine turned 80 this year. He still puts in around 6000 miles or so annually and cross-trains on snowshoes in winter. He bought a new Sworks Tarmac a couple of years ago and raced and...
12-27-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,532
Posted By Clipped_in

I certainly wouldn't categorize myself as a...

I certainly wouldn't categorize myself as a "Monster Climber", but I've logged 4.5k miles with 250k' of vertical this year. I ride a compact 50x34 in front with 11X28 in back. I'm a bigger rider and...
12-22-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,618
Posted By Clipped_in

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,248
Posted By Clipped_in

More spokes, along with deeper and or wider rims...

More spokes, along with deeper and or wider rims combined with a quality build are the keys to "stronger" wheels.
12-19-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,738
Posted By Clipped_in

Op et al. you may find this helpful: ...

Op et al. you may find this helpful:
https://youtu.be/7yEBHINFY88
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,410
Posted By Clipped_in

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I have 25's that measure 28mm wide on my wheels and they are great! My...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,821
Posted By Clipped_in

I had many great rides this year. This one was a...

I had many great rides this year. This one was a favorite because it was my Saturday morning go-to ride. I rode it many times and it always delivered in a myriad of ways. It was always changing as...
12-17-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,618
Posted By Clipped_in

A coach's thoughtful ponderings about trainer usage

I read this short article about the effective usage of trainers and liked it well enough to post it. Here ya go:
LINK (https://www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/your-guide-to-trainer-season/)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By Clipped_in

Sweating it out on the trainer and snowshoeing...

Sweating it out on the trainer and snowshoeing for me. We had some beautiful new snow.
...
11-30-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,025
Posted By Clipped_in

I'll just leave these right here: ...

I'll just leave these right here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-50NmPGqjL8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-bF6qo-N34
11-30-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,617
Posted By Clipped_in

OP to answer your original question, I have a...

OP to answer your original question, I have a trainer that is similar to traditional rollers only it holds the bike at the fork. It does not wear tires noticeably fast. It looks like this:...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By Clipped_in

You do it as a cable prep during the...

You do it as a cable prep during the installation--not after. Put some grease on your fingers and working it along the exposed cable working it into the filaments. Then, run the cable inside the...
11-23-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,612
Posted By Clipped_in

Fizik Antares:thumb:

Fizik Antares:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By Clipped_in

Dialectric (silicone) grease is what you want. ...

Dialectric (silicone) grease is what you want. It won't degrade the various synthetic components in the cable housing like petroleum-based grease will. I've also heard this works well but I'm...
11-15-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By Clipped_in

I have several pairs of these and have been using...

I have several pairs of these and have been using them for years. OP you can't beat the value, and for me they are exactly what you are asking for.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Clipped_in

I didn't get much riding in this weekend. Just...

I didn't get much riding in this weekend. Just one quick Saturday morning ride up the south fork of Provo Canyon. The shaded areas were cold, but in the sun it was very tolerable. Lots of wild...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,855
Posted By Clipped_in

Your question reveals a lot of bias in what you...

Your question reveals a lot of bias in what you want for an answer.;)

I concerned myself with things like that when I started cycling. Many, many miles later I don't care so much. Mostly because...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By Clipped_in

We had a serious cold snap this week with...

We had a serious cold snap this week with nighttime low temps in the single digits Fahrenheit. It warmed up a bit for the weekend so I went out for four hours on Saturday. It was beautiful, with...
11-01-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By Clipped_in

As long as it isn't wet, I really like Defeet...

As long as it isn't wet, I really like Defeet Slipstream shoe covers. Unlike neoprene and coated lycra shoe covers they breath and your feet stay drier and consequently warmer. LINK...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,532
Posted By Clipped_in

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,659
Posted By Clipped_in

Nice ride OP--enjoy! Fezzari headquarters in...

Nice ride OP--enjoy! Fezzari headquarters in near me and a lot of people around here ride them. I've never talked to anyone that wasn't happy with their Fezzari bike.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 28,288
Posted By Clipped_in

I'll just put this right here for your...

I'll just put this right here for your amusement...;) I love it that the new world champion was in on this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDa1Ns9hvho
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By Clipped_in

It was a beautiful early morning ride this...

It was a beautiful early morning ride this morning, but cold. The ambient air temp was 26F but with wind chill factored in on the descent, it was 9F, brrrr! Hopefully, I have at least another...
10-05-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,067
Posted By Clipped_in

It is not who I am, but it is something I really...

It is not who I am, but it is something I really like to do. And it is an integral part of my stress management strategy. My wife says she likes me better when I ride. And occasionally she will go...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,359
Posted By Clipped_in

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,995
Posted By Clipped_in

OP, for $2000 it would be difficult to find a...

OP, for $2000 it would be difficult to find a nicer bike than this: Viathon Bicycles (https://www.viathonbicycles.com/collections/road-performance-r-1/products/road-bike-r1-105)
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