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06-30-19, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Cypress

Water vapor is molecularly very light compared to...

Water vapor is molecularly very light compared to air. Add more water vapor to the air, and its density will decrease. A gallon of water (8.34 pounds) will produce about 1600 "gallons" of steam, if...
03-17-19, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Cypress

First ride back from being sick for two weeks....

First ride back from being sick for two weeks. Cramp City!
02-26-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,225
Posted By Cypress

I've raced literally hundreds of crits and can...

I've raced literally hundreds of crits and can say that I want the fastest bike I can afford. Saving 5-10 watts on aero stuff is completely mentally worth it if you find yourself in the breakaway or...
02-22-19, 10:14 AM
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Views: 706,253
Posted By Cypress

Went for a KOM on a 13% grade climb last night as...

Went for a KOM on a 13% grade climb last night as a test of ~2-min power. I got to the top in 1:30, busted out my phone to make sure I had passed the finish, realized it was way over in some trees...
02-21-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,909
Views: 175,976
Posted By Cypress

Nothing wrong with working for the gov't, yo....

Nothing wrong with working for the gov't, yo. Almost no accountability, good paychecks, and guaranteed promotions whether you deserve them or not.
02-20-19, 04:29 PM
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Views: 175,976
Posted By Cypress

BRAH. Whatcha got lined up??

BRAH. Whatcha got lined up??
02-19-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 379,792
Posted By Cypress

24.4mm wide rims with a 25mm wide tires sounds...

24.4mm wide rims with a 25mm wide tires sounds aerodynamically delicious. Have fun playing around with tire pressures.
02-19-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 379,792
Posted By Cypress

What wheels are you running? I know my 25's match...

What wheels are you running? I know my 25's match up with my HED Ardennes rims better for more aero. And also, are the roads smooth near you?
02-10-19, 10:39 PM
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Posted By Cypress

A recent "snowstorm" and a thaw/freeze cycle put...

A recent "snowstorm" and a thaw/freeze cycle put me in Watopia today. One hard effort on the volcano circuit was followed by 45 minutes of ~3.5 w/kg steady state before I needed to go shopping in...
02-05-19, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Cypress

As a feeler for current fitness, I went up Alpe...

As a feeler for current fitness, I went up Alpe du Zwift and held 265w after the lefthand switchbacks, then 305w after the righthand switchbacks.

The good news: Those wattages weren't high...
02-04-19, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Cypress

Only had 40 mins to ride tonight, so 10 min...

Only had 40 mins to ride tonight, so 10 min warmup, 8 mins 300w, 2 mins 250w, 15 mins 300w, cool down.

Side note: I really wish Zwift would do away with the New York and Richmond maps.
02-04-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 256,253
Posted By Cypress

"Winter crit" not a knee warmer in sight :crash: ...

"Winter crit" not a knee warmer in sight :crash:

Do you ride/race with C. Beall? Pretty sure he's with Terun Elite. Old college acquaintance.
02-04-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By Cypress

Nailed it.. Most Masters races are full of P/1/2...

Nailed it.. Most Masters races are full of P/1/2 racers with kids/jobs/both that don't have time to get the extra 3% needed to make the podium in a non-Masters P/1/2 field. I raced Masters as a...
02-04-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 256,253
Posted By Cypress

That Cal Aggie crit looked downright polite!...

That Cal Aggie crit looked downright polite! Great vid! Maybe it was the nature of your race course not allowing for it, but in Oregon we usually end up with 3-5 teams all executing leadout trains...
02-04-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,559
Posted By Cypress

I was holding the KOM jersey in New York (time of...

I was holding the KOM jersey in New York (time of 3:37) for a bit before I got passed like I was standing still by a guy holding the sprinters jersey. He was going up the hill holding a consistent...
02-01-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,894
Posted By Cypress

The Twilight crits are still happening in the...

The Twilight crits are still happening in the summers in a small industrial park off of Beltline, and the Coburg TT is held on open roads that see barely any traffic, with the intersections marshaled...
02-01-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,559
Posted By Cypress

Scottie holds the world record for Everesting,...

Scottie holds the world record for Everesting, and can reportedly hold 8.1 w/kg for 4 minutes (in real life).
01-31-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,559
Posted By Cypress

I have yet to officially enter a race on Zwift....

I have yet to officially enter a race on Zwift. I've ridden with a few race groups for giggles, but got soured on the idea when nearly everyone in the group "magically" weighed 130 pounds. A local...
01-31-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,568
Posted By Cypress

1) 1 month of ~2-hour rides 5-6 days a week 2)...

1) 1 month of ~2-hour rides 5-6 days a week
2) 1 easy week
3)Three weeks of Mon/Wed/Thurs/Sat 2+hour rides, Tues/Fri medium-intensity rides with Tabata intervals
4)1 easy week
5)Three weeks of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,324
Posted By Cypress

What color are you bottles, yo?

What color are you bottles, yo?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,158
Posted By Cypress

I run my H1 geometry Madone pretty aggressively...

I run my H1 geometry Madone pretty aggressively with a slammed 130mm -17 stem and the bars are still about 4" higher up than my TT bike. Get a dang TT bike and never question how fast you could be if...
01-29-19, 03:13 PM
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Views: 706,253
Posted By Cypress

I'll see you there, cupcake.

I'll see you there, cupcake.
09-18-11, 02:19 PM
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Views: 476
Posted By Cypress

I did Cohasset today... Rode to the church and...

I did Cohasset today... Rode to the church and came back. That was enjoyable! I'll be game for another run up that tomorrow if anyone is around.



Thanks! Left over 3 years ago. Took a...
09-16-11, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Cypress

Chico Visit

I'll be in Chico Saturday through Tuesday. Looking for afternoon rides with faster people...

When I was in town last time, somebody took me up Honey Run. Is there anything steeper or longer? ...
Forum: Foo
02-01-08, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Cypress

Que? Like this? ...

Que?

Like this?

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m106/Cypress818/Picture1-10.png
01-31-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By Cypress

lol

lol
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 10:49 PM
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Views: 72,606
Posted By Cypress

:mad:

:mad:
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By Cypress

True. If the pay is just enough to keep...

True.


If the pay is just enough to keep you at the company, ask for on call $$$.

Example: My dad runs an x-ray department. His employees get $60 a night just to carry a pager around,...
01-31-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,621
Posted By Cypress

I understand the "want" aspect of it. Aside from...

I understand the "want" aspect of it. Aside from TT's and weight, my carbons were a want item. After the want was gone, I couldn't see much of a use for them. Changing the tires... That was...
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9,458
Views: 1,947,705
Posted By Cypress

Brainiac - Chevelle

Brainiac - Chevelle
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 06:09 PM
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Views: 1,598,166
Posted By Cypress

Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,598,166
Posted By Cypress

Writing backwards is harder than you would think....

Writing backwards is harder than you would think.

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m106/Cypress818/Photo2.jpg
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:47 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,598,166
Posted By Cypress

Another advantage of my job - free software. I...

Another advantage of my job - free software. I have: Leopard, iWork, Office 2008 (switched back to 2004 though), Final Cut Studio 2, Aperture (didn't use it, removed it), CS3 Master Collection....
...
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:37 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,598,166
Posted By Cypress

"cost efficient" :rolleyes: Take them all...

"cost efficient" :rolleyes:

Take them all to a local hospital and send them through the MRI machine.
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:32 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,598,166
Posted By Cypress

Meh, if I don't receive them, I don't pay for...

Meh, if I don't receive them, I don't pay for them. Business P.O.'s are handy in that respect.
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By Cypress

If you're not being paid for being on-call,...

If you're not being paid for being on-call, complain/quit.
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9,458
Views: 1,947,705
Posted By Cypress

Ronnie - Metallica

Ronnie - Metallica
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 962
Posted By Cypress

The Baconator review... ZOMG...

The Baconator review... ZOMG (http://www.thewvsr.com/baconator.htm)
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,598,166
Posted By Cypress

How was the gnar? Shreddable?

How was the gnar? Shreddable?
01-31-08, 04:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,407
Posted By Cypress

Cannondale, but they're made by FSA, and tend to...

Cannondale, but they're made by FSA, and tend to require BB30.
01-31-08, 04:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By Cypress

Especially songs like In the Air Tonight and...

Especially songs like In the Air Tonight and Against All Odds. Sabrina, don't just stare at it, eat it.



That movie is epic.
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 04:46 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,598,166
Posted By Cypress

I'm shaking my fist at UPS. I've got 5...

I'm shaking my fist at UPS.

I've got 5 MacBook Pros in no man's land, and UPS has no clue where they are.

At least it's the "cheaper" ones.
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 04:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 962
Posted By Cypress

Epic!

Epic!
01-31-08, 03:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,621
Posted By Cypress

I ditched my race wheels. I'll have some 32h...

I ditched my race wheels. I'll have some 32h open pros laced up sometime to replace the full carbons that I had. Even in races, I fretted about dinging the wheels, knocking them out of true...
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 01:31 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,008
Posted By Cypress

3 button teal leisure suit with silver...

3 button teal leisure suit with silver rattlesnake skin boots, FTW. Creepy comb over, optional.

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m106/Cypress818/n43807589_31518772_8296.jpg
01-31-08, 12:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By Cypress

LOL Feed me a stray cat.

LOL

Feed me a stray cat.
01-30-08, 11:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,106
Posted By Cypress

Large amounts of money on the other hand....

Large amounts of money on the other hand....
01-30-08, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By Cypress

Cannondale Rush for possible racing. Scalpel...

Cannondale Rush for possible racing.

Scalpel if you know you are going to race.

Taurine if you know you are going to race and want to win by a lot.
Forum: Foo
01-30-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,624
Posted By Cypress

That's kinda how I've always seen it. There...

That's kinda how I've always seen it. There were times when I couldn't even go into the ladies forum without being disgusted at the language.
01-30-08, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,106
Posted By Cypress

Ti is cushier, but tends to be flexy under large...

Ti is cushier, but tends to be flexy under large amounts of power.
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