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03-24-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,963
Posted By Doge

Is the news "An Orange County man in his 70s with...

Is the news "An Orange County man in his 70s with underlying health conditions has died of the novel coronavirus, the county’s first reported death from the disease."?
Then the link in the OC...
03-20-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,963
Posted By Doge

Absolute numbers say nothing about rate to...

Absolute numbers say nothing about rate to humans.

Saying there were 20K auto deaths means little. We want to know per the world, country, what state, what amount of time?
That graph only...
03-20-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,963
Posted By Doge

That graph on on cases, skewed as noted by others...

That graph on on cases, skewed as noted by others on increased testing. Also totally ignoring the populations. 10^4 cases does not mean so much until you also divide by the population. And 10K...
03-18-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,963
Posted By Doge

Good links. They show Cases/1M pop - USA 23,...

Good links.
They show Cases/1M pop - USA 23, yesterday 19. USA adding cases at a rate of 4/day/1M people (based on one day) while Italy 521->591 or 70/day/1M
So Italy is adding cases 17X the...
03-13-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,356
Posted By Doge

Edit: USAFA DID send all the lower classes...

Edit:
USAFA DID send all the lower classes home.
Local Pro/1 races canceled.

Buying a simulator setup.

The bright side...

As a simulator break, junior grabbed some training wheels and did...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,894
Posted By Doge

There was a min amount of posts required to get a...

There was a min amount of posts required to get a discount. I don't recall. This is an old post.
Email. Your WW id and, I did the order, sent a copy and emailed that the VAT Tax was not removed...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,894
Posted By Doge

Yes. If you are not in a VAT place, like USA. ...

Yes. If you are not in a VAT place, like USA.
They also gave a 5% for posting on WeightWeenies
02-03-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,622
Posted By Doge

Nice I'm not the only guy that often feels that...

Nice I'm not the only guy that often feels that way - and I don't race the bike I ride.

This is a sport that disadvantages one class over another.
-based on age.
-based on health (PED use...
02-02-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By Doge

As you change - fit changes - fitting for the aged

A bit less than a decade ago I went to "Cyber Cyling Coach", Dave Jordaan (Google) to fit my kid. First thing he asked was his FTP (hour power). Because that has a lot to do with weight on hands and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By Doge

When I married my wife about uh... 27 years ago...

When I married my wife about uh... 27 years ago we built her up a Merlin Extra light. This last Christmas I got it upgraded/rebuilt and got it to 13#, 12oz with pedals ready to ride.
Pedals have...
01-27-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,037
Posted By Doge

In Sept 1982 I road from SoCal to Washington DC. ...

In Sept 1982 I road from SoCal to Washington DC. I wore long sleeved wool through the Mohave 115-120 heat. Worked just fine.
01-20-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,356
Posted By Doge

That is a cute thing done within the squadron. I...

That is a cute thing done within the squadron. I believe the commission is a letter.
This year, rather than the announcement coming in a sealed letter, they had squadron based ceremony. Each of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,799
Posted By Doge

When you are racing, you have an agreement. Same...

When you are racing, you have an agreement. Same as when you are in a group ride.
There is no agreement when folks just show up.
There is a distance we want to have strangers, in both our...
01-17-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By Doge

Not the first time I've said that sometimes you...

Not the first time I've said that sometimes you have to give up quality and performance if you want the very best.

Most the pro teams like performance. I don't think anything beats Dura Ace for...
01-17-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,356
Posted By Doge

Junior got his job assignment today. 10 more...

Junior got his job assignment today. 10 more years.
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01-05-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,701
Posted By Doge

This thread is about how a USA amateur, now 30,...

This thread is about how a USA amateur, now 30, who wins a lot after racing 90 min would do in a sprint against World Tour pros racing 5 hours a day, in some cases back to back.
The better...
12-31-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,356
Posted By Doge

So 3-4 years off having a junior, I still think...

So 3-4 years off having a junior, I still think Strava is better than the USAC race winning when USAC handicaps juniors with gear restrictions. I know I'm a broken record on this but a Strava KOM on...
12-31-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,701
Posted By Doge

I commented from first hand experience seeing him...

I commented from first hand experience seeing him at many races over 5 years. I also spent some time around WT pros and those with truly high FTP (they are not sprinters). So I have basis to compare....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,291
Posted By Doge

I don't like strangers riding on my wheel, and I...

I don't like strangers riding on my wheel, and I don't jump into groups. I appreciate them asking, and sometimes awkwardly oblige, but I don't like it.
Not asking is plain rude, and can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,589
Posted By Doge

If your Strava effort levels are to be believed -...

If your Strava effort levels are to be believed - you can increase your cadence, but you are higher than I thought by your posts. I wouldn't been too concerned, those graphs look pretty normal, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,589
Posted By Doge

Simple solution is stop reading and just ride. ...

Simple solution is stop reading and just ride. But since you are here...

How old are you (not relevant if you know the rest).

What is your max attainable HR?
What HR at AT - can you maintain...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,589
Posted By Doge

There are reasons in racing to have higher...

There are reasons in racing to have higher cadence, but not so much if you are not. I think most folks would do more speed, for the same effort going higher than 48. But if you ride for fun - so...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,849
Posted By Doge

That is how she fell. I'm into light builds. ...

That is how she fell. I'm into light builds.

In this case I think the spindle is old square Ti. The fork is pretty light - all carbon, no alloy tube, no race. Some Ti bolts and alloy ones. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,853
Posted By Doge

I ride both too. The only think in common is that...

I ride both too. The only think in common is that someone is always going to run me over. Because...they may. I've had more car collisions on the pedal powered machine.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,849
Posted By Doge

Lots of pretty bikes above, but this is special. ...

Lots of pretty bikes above, but this is special. She wanted it, dent and all above any other. But then, we like vintage stuff.

This was a 1993 with that weird BB for my wife - just got...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,986
Posted By Doge

Sometimes it just gets too hard to ride. ...

Sometimes it just gets too hard to ride.
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12-07-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14,532
Views: 807,705
Posted By Doge

I'm right about there, looking south. ...

I'm right about there, looking south.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,986
Posted By Doge

East county. Out Alpine, Julian, Palomar, Mesa...

East county. Out Alpine, Julian, Palomar, Mesa Grande, Boulevard, Kitchen Creek, La Posta, Sunrise Hwy, Hwy 79 between I-8 and Julian, Old Hwy 80 and Hwy 94, are all incredible rides with very...
11-15-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,350
Posted By Doge

Short replies are welcome. To the OP why have a...

Short replies are welcome. To the OP why have a PM when you don't race? Because you want to .
11-14-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,450
Posted By Doge

Most our "dedicated" bikes are 1X. They were...

Most our "dedicated" bikes are 1X. They were built with a purpose or road type in mind and the extra ring is added weight, or not needed or increases risk of the chain coming off.
The bikes with...
11-02-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,356
Posted By Doge

Today I'm catching and 81 year old local cyclist,...

Today I'm catching and 81 year old local cyclist, I slow down and say hello and am kinda surprised. John never rides below 20mph @ age 81. If you've been around SoCal, Como, last century you know...
10-22-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,356
Posted By Doge

FWIW - I bought 5 of them. I have not seen that...

FWIW - I bought 5 of them. I have not seen that issue. However they do discontinue models and stop support (trainers). I likely won't buy the next stuff from them.
10-14-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,984
Posted By Doge

This is one of the un-intended consequences about...

This is one of the un-intended consequences about having separate categories by discipline.
Besides being a pain to manage you get Cat 1 roadies in Cat 4/5 track, Cat 4/5 cx, Cat 4/5 MTB.
USAC...
10-12-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,984
Posted By Doge

This is MTB - so skip if you want. Riding the...

This is MTB - so skip if you want. Riding the last laps without a saddle/ funny / not so funny stuff. My kid in the white and blue #279. The carbon seat rails shattered....
10-08-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,356
Posted By Doge

True. Because it is not the same value as other...

True. Because it is not the same value as other things.
10-08-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,532
Posted By Doge

They are not enforced uniformly. From sticky...

They are not enforced uniformly. From sticky bottle to drafting cars, to getting equipment from other than your team and all kinds of stuff in between.
09-30-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,356
Posted By Doge

The youth wave is real. The LUX coach had them...

The youth wave is real. The LUX coach had them riding as a team.

When you met me - that was the 1st year start.

Would there be a gold without Magnus? Anyway, team vs no team makes a huge...
09-30-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,356
Posted By Doge

I was going to post this in the Music Status...

I was going to post this in the Music Status thread, as that was the topic, or music playback.
I think these old fat guys have more in common with the 33 than 41 give or take 50#.
They compete....
09-30-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9,302
Views: 3,614,524
Posted By Doge

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USAFA has a tradition that as a senior in your last conference race in any...
09-27-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,534
Posted By Doge

Bump

Bump
09-26-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By Doge

Hard to tell much before age 23.

Hard to tell much before age 23.
09-24-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,758
Posted By Doge

I think a dead lift is a better cycling exercise....

I think a dead lift is a better cycling exercise. Squats are cool. They are much more whole body, but I have not seen them as effective as a more isolated exercise.

They do not isolate the legs as...
09-09-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By Doge

Congratulations on hitting your ribs instead of...

Congratulations on hitting your ribs instead of your gut. Or maybe not. Many pros have their gut lower. Those guys have real small chests.

You can never be aero enough if you can get more...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,579
Posted By Doge

There is a lot of tension. ~140kgf is for the...

There is a lot of tension. ~140kgf is for the good stuff. That is a lot of tension to get "slack" via rim deformation. That tension would never have been used on the old higher spoke count 32...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By Doge

If you CAN take two surfaces and make them one...

If you CAN take two surfaces and make them one while having similar frontal area you are better off. You reduce skin drag (helps to shave your arms and/or wear aero sleeves too).
If you can't,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By Doge

Make the top of the brakes an extension of the...

Make the top of the brakes an extension of the bars, so a part of the tray you can use to have your forearms parallel to the ground with. That generally means raising the bars (unless doing pro...
07-31-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,736
Posted By Doge

Steve Hegg, Roy Knickman, Tom Resch, Kenny Adams,...

Steve Hegg, Roy Knickman, Tom Resch, Kenny Adams, Nelson Vales (if real flat), Wayne Stetina. In back, mostly John Howard.

I forgot Thurlow Rogers, and maybe even Greg Lemond in a few RR. Greg...
07-28-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,984
Posted By Doge

San Rafael Sunset Criterium was tonight. This...

San Rafael Sunset Criterium was tonight. This was the fasted crit I've seen. 29.7 mph 20 min speed. This was after dark with lights. That was new to me too. 100+ starters and a bunch of talent. ...
07-19-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 201,474
Posted By Doge

On the BF topic I have always enjoyed hand made,...

On the BF topic I have always enjoyed hand made, customer stuff. Sometimes it is not as good as machine made, sometimes it is better. I always love it. Junior grew up on made for him FMB tubulars....
07-17-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 21,463
Posted By Doge

Masters/Rec is embarrassing. Pros is embarrassing...

Masters/Rec is embarrassing. Pros is embarrassing and kinda like stealing money when those you are taking it from those that were not doping.
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