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12-13-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14,075
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Posted By Hermes

20k team time trial at Fiesta this AM. I...

20k team time trial at Fiesta this AM. I configure my TT bike with fast wheels (zipp disc/trispoke), fast rubber (Vittoria Corsa EVO CS tires) a skin suit that it took 2 minutes and talcum powder to...
12-13-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Hermes

I race the 2k pursuit at the velodrome from a...

I race the 2k pursuit at the velodrome from a standing start.
12-13-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 132,095
Posted By Hermes

I would not lop off any more. At masters road...

I would not lop off any more. At masters road nationals this year, USAC did not do a bike check. I had my wife's bike checked in case she set a new national record but I knew the bike was in...
12-12-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,365
Posted By Hermes

Nice pic. If OP reads about your 93 climbs he...

Nice pic. If OP reads about your 93 climbs he will go back to racing.

I live on the side of Mount Soledad and climb it all the time and no one wants selfies with me:cry:. Did it this AM. I need to...
Forum: Introductions
12-12-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums.

Welcome to Bike Forums.
Forum: Introductions
12-12-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal.

Welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal.
12-12-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14,075
Views: 761,845
Posted By Hermes

Leg strength training at the gym last night. New...

Leg strength training at the gym last night. New records except for deads across the board plus box jumps with a solid 18 inches of vertical. Today, I went climbing on Soledad. My tits were more...
12-12-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By Hermes

There is for speed suits. My wife looked into...

There is for speed suits. My wife looked into it. The manufacturer called it the bespoke model. It was double the cost of regular speed suit. I would search on cycling clothes bespoke.
12-12-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,365
Posted By Hermes

I never got the impression the OP was "that guy"....

I never got the impression the OP was "that guy". I would say he was just the opposite. For that matter, most group rides clearly define the speed, rules and sometimes level of fitness required and...
12-11-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 274
Posted By Hermes

Jumping forumlaş ...

Jumping forumlaş

https://www.topendsports.com/testing/vertical-jump-power.htm
12-11-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,365
Posted By Hermes

Who has more climbs up Mount Diablo?:D

Who has more climbs up Mount Diablo?:D
12-11-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By Hermes

Enough. Closing thread.

Enough. Closing thread.
12-11-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By Hermes

Moved to Pills and Ills.

Moved to Pills and Ills.
Forum: Introductions
12-11-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By Hermes

Hi Robin and welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal. ...

Hi Robin and welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal. Another time trial racer and also a trackie. Check out our 50+ forum.
12-11-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 274
Posted By Hermes

Do you know there are jumping power formulas. If...

Do you know there are jumping power formulas. If I jump 2 feet into the air (not a 24 inch box), it takes about 1000 watts.
12-11-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 274
Posted By Hermes

In my running 10k days and training, I used 110...

In my running 10k days and training, I used 110 calories per mile. That seemed about right independent of the pace. For cycling I use 30 calories per mile. I am not sure that energy expended per...
12-11-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 924
Posted By Hermes

In SoCal, I prefer to ride outside. We had some...

In SoCal, I prefer to ride outside. We had some rain and I decided to do a structured workout inside on my road bike on a Kurt Kinetic dumb trainer. The workout was 3x(2' on, 3' off, 1' on, 2' off,...
12-11-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Hermes

Join us in the 33 road racing forum. There is a...

Join us in the 33 road racing forum. There is a sticky at the top of the forum for time trials / position. I have done a lot of aero testing at the indoor velodrome so if I can help let me know.
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12-11-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14,075
Views: 761,845
Posted By Hermes

Fiesta yesterday for some S&A on the road bike. ...

Fiesta yesterday for some S&A on the road bike. I did a warmup lap and the 2 laps of low cadence SS in the drops and then one more lap at normal cadence. The road was okay but not great with some...
12-11-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Hermes

Rides4Beer Gonzo effort and indoors to boot. I...

Rides4Beer Gonzo effort and indoors to boot. I derate my indoor workouts because I find them harder than the outside. I race time trials here and there so I do not "test" for FTP and use the...
12-10-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,162
Posted By Hermes

Closed per OP request. Wishing him the best from...

Closed per OP request. Wishing him the best from all of us at BF.
12-10-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Hermes

I use the lowest lever setting on the Stages bike...

I use the lowest lever setting on the Stages bike and crank up the tension. I have not done any sprint efforts so maybe I would use the lever to increase tension for those.

An FTP test indoors at...
12-10-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14,075
Views: 761,845
Posted By Hermes

Check out the book "Why We Sleep" by Mathew...

Check out the book "Why We Sleep" by Mathew Walker....
12-10-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 332
Posted By Hermes

I like the Stages bike a lot and use it the gym...

I like the Stages bike a lot and use it the gym for warmup before strength training.

With respect to structured workouts indoors, that is all I do. Granted, I live in SoCal so generally, I can...
Forum: Introductions
12-10-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Hermes

Hi back and welcome to Bike Forums.

Hi back and welcome to Bike Forums.
Forum: Introductions
12-10-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal.

Welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal.
Forum: Introductions
12-10-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 76
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal.

Welcome from SoCal.
Forum: Introductions
12-10-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 67
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums and I love your racing...

Welcome to Bike Forums and I love your racing goal. Check out the long distance and racing forums. In the racing forum, there are stickies at the top that have training and racing tips and...
12-10-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14,075
Views: 761,845
Posted By Hermes

Training and racing in the evening is an...

Training and racing in the evening is an interesting discussion. When I lived in NorCal, I would go to my coaches cycling gym and get destroyed by a workout. Then go home and eat dinner and try to...
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal.

Welcome from SoCal.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By Hermes

Welcome. Local bike shops may have organized...

Welcome. Local bike shops may have organized rides that may even go all year long weather permitting. Many bike shops sponsor clubs and teams.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums. I have visited Phoenix...

Welcome to Bike Forums. I have visited Phoenix but not for cycling. I have done training camps in Tucson.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal and from a...

Welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal and from a former NorCal cyclist. I did numerous races in the Davis area.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal.

Welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal.

Welcome from SoCal.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums.

Welcome to Bike Forums.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:34 PM
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By Hermes

Welcome and great screen name.

Welcome and great screen name.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums. Check out the racing...

Welcome to Bike Forums. Check out the racing forums. They have excellent information at the top of the forums in the form of stickies.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal. Gravel riding is gaining in...

Welcome from SoCal. Gravel riding is gaining in popularity. Have a great time.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Hermes

Welcome and it sounds like your kids are really...

Welcome and it sounds like your kids are really into racing. Check out the Racing forums for Road and Track. There is a lot of useful information in the stickies and threads.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal.

Welcome to Bike Forums from SoCal.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal.

Welcome from SoCal.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
New
Views: 55
Posted By Hermes

Welcome and enjoy the forum.

Welcome and enjoy the forum.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal. Wow, travel the silk road is...

Welcome from SoCal. Wow, travel the silk road is an epic goal. Good luck. Check out the long distance cycling forum.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums.

Welcome to Bike Forums.
Forum: Introductions
12-09-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Hermes

Welcome from SoCal and congrats on the new bike.

Welcome from SoCal and congrats on the new bike.
12-08-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,271
Views: 218,698
Posted By Hermes

Went to see a play Friday called the Cambodian...

Went to see a play Friday called the Cambodian Rock Band at a local playhouse. It was excellent and IMO, one of the best the playhouse has presented in the last couple of years. The play is going...
12-07-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14,075
Views: 761,845
Posted By Hermes

My wife and I get up early to beat the rain and...

My wife and I get up early to beat the rain and plan on hill climbs up Mount Soledad. All was good until it was time to go and the rain started. I set up the indoor peloton and asked my wife what...
12-07-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By Hermes

We wanted to allow this thread to proceed since...

We wanted to allow this thread to proceed since it was oldfart23's first. It is going nowhere. The thread is closed.
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