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08-16-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,594
Posted By cmh

I think you'll find a fast group or team ride or...

I think you'll find a fast group or team ride or two in Eugene and some racing if you aren't looking to race every weekend within an hour drive. There is a Tuesday night crit that goes for a couple...
08-16-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

Good luck topflightpro.

Good luck topflightpro.
08-15-19, 09:23 AM
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Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

Awesome job tmonk! Enjoy your off season.

Awesome job tmonk! Enjoy your off season.
08-14-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 139,493
Posted By cmh

I think your G3 is out of calibration. I had...

I think your G3 is out of calibration. I had this on a couple occasions with my previous Powertap hubs (but not with a G3). Powertap will recalibrate it for a fee. You need to call or email their...
08-12-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

Congrats on the win topflight, but dang. ...

Congrats on the win topflight, but dang. Collarbones are such a useless bone.
08-01-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,278
Posted By cmh

Congrats - that means you get to celebrate the...

Congrats - that means you get to celebrate the win again!
07-31-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By cmh

Nope. And only on a proper velodrome twice even...

Nope. And only on a proper velodrome twice even though we have one in my town. I saw the article on the grass velodrome and it looks hard and scary. Cornering without banks on a fixed gear is...
07-31-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

Tuesday night PIR 123, 4th/58. [17 x 1.9 mile...

Tuesday night PIR 123, 4th/58. [17 x 1.9 mile flat laps on auto race track, points race with 4 hot laps and the finish] I made a break of 3 riders mid race that stayed out for 2 laps getting me a...
07-29-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,783
Posted By cmh

I'd suggest figuring out your local USAC, or...

I'd suggest figuring out your local USAC, or other licensing organization and getting in touch with a few racing teams in the area. I would think I don't know what it is like in GA/FL, but here in...
07-29-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,594
Posted By cmh

Responding a bit late as I just saw this now. ...

Responding a bit late as I just saw this now. I've done a fair amount of riding in the Eugene area and it is great. Just a few minutes to get to hilly, low traffic roads outside of town with a big...
07-27-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By cmh

Are you saying I should do some intervals? :)

Are you saying I should do some intervals? :)
07-27-19, 03:12 PM
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Views: 660
Posted By cmh

We camped at Mirror Lake and Glacier Lake in the...

We camped at Mirror Lake and Glacier Lake in the Eagle Cap Wilderness in the NE corner of Oregon. There are several trails in; we took the Wallowa Lake Trail primarily.
07-26-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By cmh

OT Altitude Camp

Three nights at ~8000 ft. Two 13 mile days hiking with a full pack and a couple easier days. Stunning views of mountains, alpine lakes and wildflowers. Not exactly anything to do with bike racing,...
07-17-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

Heal well mattm. Glad the race was such a good...

Heal well mattm. Glad the race was such a good time until it wasn't.
07-15-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5,851
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Posted By cmh

What kind of stem is this? I needed a new stem...

What kind of stem is this? I needed a new stem when switching to aero bars and didn't pay much attention to the weight. Got an allow Zipp something or other. It isn't impossible that it is the...
07-15-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

I suppose I would feel OK with that. I'll keep...

I suppose I would feel OK with that. I'll keep my chin up! :)
07-11-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

Mt. Tabor race series final race, 50+ - I entered...

Mt. Tabor race series final race, 50+ - I entered the race in first place with enough points so that I could lose to the rider in 2nd and still win the series, but if anyone finished between us, he...
07-02-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,356
Posted By cmh

Also, you won't remove your pedals and cages for...

Also, you won't remove your pedals and cages for a UCI weight check so why bother weighing without them?
07-01-19, 10:23 AM
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Posted By cmh

Thanks - that squares with the google searching I...

Thanks - that squares with the google searching I did and does help me visualize it.
06-28-19, 09:22 AM
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Views: 184,208
Posted By cmh

I live/race in Portland, about 3 hrs away. I've...

I live/race in Portland, about 3 hrs away. I've raced in Seattle once, and have teammates that race their regularly. It is a pretty good racing scene - much bigger than Portland. Do you have...
06-27-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

2 weeknight races this week: Tuesday PIR,...

2 weeknight races this week:

Tuesday PIR, Cat 123 field, 6th of about 60, 17 laps of 1.9mi each around a flat auto raceway. Points race with 3 hotspots w/points for top 3 and points for top 10 at...
06-27-19, 11:09 AM
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Views: 718,149
Posted By cmh

Answer to my own question using the googles: ...

Answer to my own question using the googles:
Density of Moist Air - an Air Vapor MixtureThe amount of water vapor in air influence density. ... When vapor content increases in moist air the amount...
06-27-19, 11:06 AM
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Posted By cmh

What are the physics of gains due to humidity? ...

What are the physics of gains due to humidity? I'm not doubting your knowledge, it just isn't intuitive to me (whereas the heat and pressure gains make sense).
06-27-19, 11:04 AM
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Posted By cmh

I'm interested in hearing if this does help lower...

I'm interested in hearing if this does help lower the fatigue from gym work for you.

I started lifting last fall/winter for the first time in years, doing 5x5s of squats and sometimes leg press,...
06-26-19, 01:37 PM
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Views: 184,208
Posted By cmh

Agreed, 'flawed contenders' is really harsh. I...

Agreed, 'flawed contenders' is really harsh. I do look forward to the TdF this year.
06-26-19, 11:52 AM
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Posted By cmh

Link to headline? Anyway, everyone is an...

Link to headline? Anyway, everyone is an incompetent schmuck until they prove otherwise with a TdF win, or a lot of strava segment top tens, or maybe they post a power file showing an FTP over 400,...
06-20-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

Two races this week: Tuesday PIR weeknight...

Two races this week:
Tuesday PIR weeknight race. Flat course, 16, 2 mile laps. Strong wind with a tailwind finish. Maybe I was sore from the weekend, but it felt really hard. Pretty constant...
06-19-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,268
Posted By cmh

I went to school there and I'm very familiar with...

I went to school there and I'm very familiar with the pan flat grids (I rode a bunch then, but wasn't racing at the time). What you didn't mention is there is usually a steady 10-20 mph wind. I'm...
06-19-19, 10:17 AM
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Views: 184,208
Posted By cmh

I always carried phone, keys, badge, pump in my...

I always carried phone, keys, badge, pump in my jersey pockets. It feels better to have it not in a ziploc, and have the stuff distributed between the 3 pockets. Now that my commute is shorter, but...
06-18-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,326
Posted By cmh

Here is the list of athletes sanctioned by USADA...

Here is the list of athletes sanctioned by USADA in recent years. If you filter for cycling you'll see that masters athletes are the majority of those sanctioned, and steroids are pretty common...
06-18-19, 09:11 AM
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Posted By cmh

I started racing CX last year because my 13 yr...

I started racing CX last year because my 13 yr old son really likes it and I had a great time. It lacks the tactical fun of road/crit racing, but the scene at the race is more fun and it is a good...
06-17-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,465
Posted By cmh

Doge, you are probably right that more veggies...

Doge, you are probably right that more veggies would be good (and not mentioned in the OP's post), and that kids can overdo sugar and then crash later. But it sounds like this is the 11 year old's...
06-17-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

Volunteer Park Crit in Seattle, 50+, 35min race...

Volunteer Park Crit in Seattle, 50+, 35min race on a 1k course with a hill every lap and no technical corners, 4th place. I was near the front from a lap in (with 25 racers on a non-technical...
06-17-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,465
Posted By cmh

He should keep eating that. Typically...

He should keep eating that.

Typically races at the 11 yr old junior level are pretty short and nutrition is not much of a factor. You could get a gel that he consumes 15-30 min before his race,...
06-14-19, 01:19 PM
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Views: 184,208
Posted By cmh

Flat****** don't forget to add up the miles you...

Flat****** 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 stuff.
06-13-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,890
Posted By cmh

I disagree with tmonk on the craigslist...

I disagree with tmonk on the craigslist suggestion. If your discount working at the shop is what you suggest, then you can always sell the bike later without losing much money. However, part of...
06-13-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
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,...
06-12-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5,851
Views: 384,592
Posted By cmh

OK, I checked and I've got the 520, not the 510...

OK, I checked and I've got the 520, not the 510 (and not the 520+). I just had to actually use the manual to figure out where things are. Example - autopause was nowhere in the configuration or...
06-12-19, 01:13 PM
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Posted By cmh

I probably have the 510, not the 520. I think I...

I probably have the 510, not the 520. I think I got the model number wrong. And maybe you can do more than I know how, but I haven't figured it out yet.
06-11-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5,851
Views: 384,592
Posted By cmh

I just switched from my powertap yellow head unit...

I just switched from my powertap yellow head unit to a Garmin 520. The powertap interface and features are way better than garmin. Things like auto ride start/stop at stoplights, and explicitly...
06-11-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,268
Posted By cmh

I've done some structured games on a team ride...

I've done some structured games on a team ride long in the past, but never an open group ride, and never with more than about 6 people.
*Lead out practice
*The group holding a steady hard pace...
06-11-19, 11:47 AM
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Views: 184,208
Posted By cmh

Hit the nail on the head with that line.

Hit the nail on the head with that line.
06-11-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
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...
06-10-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

Good point rubiksoval, it is a sucker's move,...

Good point rubiksoval, it is a sucker's move, although I am quite sure I would have been hard pressed for even a top ten if I had worked into the front and gone for the sprint. Also, it is a non...
06-07-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

My season got off to a slow start due to work...

My season got off to a slow start due to work travel, family and a bad cold at the wrong time. So I was fairly out of shape, but improving at the start of May for my first race of the year. My...
06-06-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

The answer here is it depends. I usually feel...

The answer here is it depends. I usually feel like I get a better jump if I gear up a bit before I go, maybe because I tend to spin a pretty high cadence when in the pack. This is almost always the...
06-06-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

Robertorolfo - welcome to bike racing, and to...

Robertorolfo - welcome to bike racing, and to the forum. Congratulations on your first race - sounds like it went really well. Your equipment is just fine to start racing - don't worry about it or...
06-03-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,677
Posted By cmh

Do you have weeknight training crits in your area...

Do you have weeknight training crits in your area that you can race? Like Caloso said, 2 races back from a break is not much and more racing is going to help you more than anything else. Your...
05-24-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,979
Views: 184,208
Posted By cmh

She probably doesn't even realize she is singing...

She probably doesn't even realize she is singing along. I would just tell her, as lightly as a I could what she is doing and that it is a bit distracting. She'd probably be slightly embarrassed,...
05-21-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,912
Posted By cmh

Well earned walnuts! Good job.

Well earned walnuts! Good job.
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