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11-04-19, 09:41 AM
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Posted By Cypress

Rode with an old teammate yesterday. The weather...

Rode with an old teammate yesterday. The weather was so nice that we kept extending the ride. Got a solid 4:40 of moslty Z2, but the weather, new roads, and conversation made it feel more like a hour...
11-04-19, 09:11 AM
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Posted By TMonk

839 TSS for the week. I'm tired.

839 TSS for the week. I'm tired.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 264,628
Posted By smashndash

That should look great with a white saddle and...

That should look great with a white saddle and bar tape. Looking forward to a clean build!
Here’s mine. I admit the paint job is nothing special but I got it on sale :)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 264,628
Posted By drewtk

I'm about to start building up an Allez Sprint....

I'm about to start building up an Allez Sprint. Never put a bike together before, so wish me luck.
...
09-30-19, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Doge

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USAFA has a tradition that as a senior in your last conference race in any...
09-17-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
Posted By Ttoc6

Last minute threw together a sscx machine for the...

Last minute threw together a sscx machine for the series this year. Still waiting on a couple of parts, but janked it together. Running the chain through an ultegra derailleur for tension and flat...
09-16-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 243,844
Posted By sarals

2019 USAC Track Master National Championships ...

2019 USAC Track Master National Championships

This thread is dead, apparently no one reads this anymore, but I'll write anyway.

The 2019 Masters Track National Championships was a few weeks...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 264,628
Posted By Gorrister

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Thanks for reviving this thread, since I just...
09-10-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By big john

Due to a low pressure system, our temperature...

Due to a low pressure system, our temperature dropped around 25 degrees today after weeks of 100 degree days. 3 of us went for a ride and it was wonderful, I had forgotten what it was like to feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 264,628
Posted By oldbikenewbike

1993 Allez. Detailed everything, and added a Body...

1993 Allez. Detailed everything, and added a Body geometry saddle (and I need to add new tape)....
09-09-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By Ttoc6

Submitted my grad school app. Scary stuff. I'll...

Submitted my grad school app. Scary stuff. I'll meet the new senior professor they just hired next week. He's coming out to tour my lab. Hopefully facetime is > past GPA :).
09-08-19, 02:34 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

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08-15-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
Posted By TMonk

I raced what is most-likely my final TNR (Tuesday...

I raced what is most-likely my final TNR (Tuesday Night Racing) at the San Diego Velodrome last week. Season ends in October. I'll show up to volunteer (lap cards) or hang out but I want to take it...
07-27-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By Flatballer

My son is about 15 months old. Starting to get...

My son is about 15 months old. Starting to get more words, but most of them are still not objects, mostly they're 'no', 'thank you', 'hot', 'more', 'all done' etc. He also knows some nouns, 'bread',...
07-26-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By topflightpro

Turns out I just need new spark plugs and one new...

Turns out I just need new spark plugs and one new coil. It's not as bad as I feared, though still not cheap.
07-25-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By caloso

Bailing on San Rafael in favor of riding forest...

Bailing on San Rafael in favor of riding forest trails in Tahoe with my kid this weekend.
07-17-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By Flatballer

Looking at pictures like this, I can see why...

Looking at pictures like this, I can see why gravel is becoming so popular.

No cars, beautiful vistas.

https://www.velonews.com/2019/07/gravel/gallery-2019-crusher-in-the-tushar_497444
...
07-07-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By caloso

Saturday River Ride "A" version. Did better than...

Saturday River Ride "A" version. Did better than expected. Held on till about a mile from the final sprint and then even my Jedi Master tricks could not keep me attached. 165tss, and season highs...
07-07-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Hermes

I took my heaviness threshold climbing yesterday....

I took my heaviness threshold climbing yesterday. There is nothing more motivating to count calories than climbing repeats. It was a perfect day for climbing with lighter winds, overcast skies and...
07-04-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Ttoc6

July 4th 5000 feet of freedom. One of the biggest...

July 4th 5000 feet of freedom. One of the biggest climbs I know of. 5000 feet straight up, probably a hundred bike friends all partying at 6am. Almost all dirt / gravel. Tonight I'll ride up a...
07-04-19, 08:48 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Hour early dad ride in time to get the kids when...

Hour early dad ride in time to get the kids when they woke up. I like this ride and will start doing it more. I can get time in and not feel guilty because my wife still gets to sleep in.

Mostly...
07-04-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Hermes

Yesterday, Fiesta on my road bike. Warmup,...

Yesterday, Fiesta on my road bike. Warmup, accelerations, jumps and 2 laps at endurance pace. The wind was from the south and just below the velocity that starts to blow sand into the air. There...
07-03-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
Posted By robertorolfo

Rode my second ever race/crit yesterday, and did...

Rode my second ever race/crit yesterday, and did OK.

Prior to the race, I came up with what I thought was a brilliant and foolproof strategy: enter a race on July 2nd, on a night when there is a...
06-28-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5,908
Views: 419,822
Posted By ntnyln

A summary I wrote on another board: I've...

A summary I wrote on another board:

I've been using it since last July and have been pretty happy with it. I have dramatically improved my sleep time and have a much greater focus on recovery than...
06-26-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
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.
06-22-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
Posted By mzeffex

It's been a season. Upgrade to cat 4 in 2011,...

It's been a season. Upgrade to cat 4 in 2011, haven't moved vertically since, at least partially due to collegiate racing, but also due to confidence or lack thereof etc. This season I knew I was fit...
06-20-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
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, 05:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 19,269
Posted By Spiduhman

Congrats on your win inna 40K Ex! Team mate...

Congrats on your win inna 40K Ex!

Team mate made top ten in both road races, told him "Hi to Racer Ex"
06-19-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14,533
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Posted By caloso

Leaving on vacation tomorrow (Alaska cruise)....

Leaving on vacation tomorrow (Alaska cruise). Just trying to get in as many miles as reasonably possible this week. This morning I took out the CX/graveler to test out my tubeless set up. They hold...
06-19-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Wylde06

Rode on Monday after work, then decided to "race"...

Rode on Monday after work, then decided to "race" yesterday. Riding to the race (local series, last night was only 8 miles away) I was riding through cottonwood clouds. Knew things were going to go...
06-19-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5,908
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Posted By Yep

I've been on my Giant Advanced for the last 11...

I've been on my Giant Advanced for the last 11 years, and it's been a good ride, but for that whole time I haven't had a backup bike. My old Giant can now be my training/backup bike and I'll finally...
06-17-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By furiousferret

I've done 3 training weeks and normally this...

I've done 3 training weeks and normally this would be a rest week, but 2 of those I had 3 days (Wed, Thur, Fri) or low TSS, so I may just go another.

Did a ton of climbing and almost got blown off...
06-16-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14,533
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Posted By mattm

Did 99 miles today - was pleased to get the...

Did 99 miles today - was pleased to get the distance just under 100 to anger the Strava Freds. It's actually hard to "time" it just right so that you come in above 99 but under 100. My life goal is...
06-16-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
Posted By Heathpack

2019 National Senior Games, Women’s 50-54, 1st of 13, won by 50 seconds

My second of two races today and I felt really good. Won by a good margin, this was my fastest 10K time ever too.

We had a slight headwind uphill outbound leg and tailwind downhill return leg....
06-16-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5,908
Views: 419,822
Posted By Ttoc6

Voile Straps! Skiers call them backcountry duct...

Voile Straps! Skiers call them backcountry duct tape because you can fix almost anything with them. Cheap, light, easy to find, easy to use and bomb proof.

https://www.voile.com/voile-straps.html
06-16-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
Posted By Ttoc6

NO water for 40k imo. you can deal with thirst...

NO water for 40k imo. you can deal with thirst for an hour. Just drink lots night before.

Speaking of 40k.. I had state TT champs yeterday. New position on TT Bike and I've only ridden that bike...
06-16-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 139,776
Posted By Ttoc6

Raced my TT bike for the first time in a year...

Raced my TT bike for the first time in a year yesterday. Made a very drastic change to position two days before. Power was way low, but speed was high. THank goodness I don't have to comply with the...
06-15-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
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, 11:01 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 139,776
Posted By Hermes

After Bend, she won Salt Lake City and the...

After Bend, she won Salt Lake City and the Winston Salem, NC masters road nationals in back to back years.
06-14-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
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, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9,302
Views: 3,614,537
Posted By caloso

But the best part was that my son finally cracked...

But the best part was that my son finally cracked the podium after coming 4th twice in a row.
...
06-13-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9,302
Views: 3,614,537
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)
...
06-13-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
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, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Heathpack

Pretty anemic 10K race effort for me today out on...

Pretty anemic 10K race effort for me today out on the NSG TT course. Couldn’t get my head into it. Heat, wind, altitude, and short distance- all things that are not really in my wheelhouse. ...
06-11-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
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, 08:35 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

There is too much success in this thread. Allow...

There is too much success in this thread. Allow me to bring it back to earth.

I raced on Sunday. The course is on an 11 mile circuit with pavement that is beat to hell and features a 2ish mile...
06-11-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By Flatballer

I think my best option is commuting, which I...

I think my best option is commuting, which I might try later this week. My drive is 20 minutes, but I could ride it in 30. It's mostly downhill to work and mostly uphill back.

So on a day I wanted...
06-10-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 19,269
Posted By Racer Ex

Leaving Wednesday, landing Thursday. Doing all 4...

Leaving Wednesday, landing Thursday. Doing all 4 events. Let's all get together for dinner. BostonGarden will be there as well.
06-09-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 48,990
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, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Ttoc6

Ended up with just under 18 hours of exercise...

Ended up with just under 18 hours of exercise this week, 14hrs on the bike. I went outdoor climbing for the first time yesterday and had a blast. Bunch of top rope routes and I tried a lead climb for...
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