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11-10-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By Doge

My wife is a bit older than you. Due to safety...

My wife is a bit older than you. Due to safety and how many group rides behave, she rides rec only.
I have noticed a drop in both our power over the last 30-40 years (duh). At older ages what is...
10-26-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,276
Views: 316,334
Posted By Doge

As reported to me...Junior goes to ride with a...

As reported to me...Junior goes to ride with a friend 30 min away in Scottsdale. He forgets his thru axle skewer.
They go by Dynamite bike shop Scottsdale, AZ who have no idea who the two of them...
10-17-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,350
Posted By Doge

That Peter guy has been coming to SoCal for a...

That Peter guy has been coming to SoCal for a decade. That Peter guy would do group rides with some of those same juniors he's racing against now.
10-09-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 45,264
Posted By Doge

Calling this a pandemic is a stretch, although it...

Calling this a pandemic is a stretch, although it is in the title. At the peak, COVID represented 20% of what folks died from in the USA (45 year olds and 85+ had the same ratios). Now it is close to...
10-09-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 45,264
Posted By Doge

For those in the serious racing demographic we...

For those in the serious racing demographic we are looking at 3 digit numbers in the USA who have died with COVID and I'd expect they do not have the respiratory systems those that race do. I have...
10-09-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 45,264
Posted By Doge

My 22 year old found he was sick yesterday. We...

My 22 year old found he was sick yesterday. We were hoping it was COVID as that is the least likely to harm his profile. However a positive case would do nutty things to his squadron, because they...
09-15-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 137,487
Posted By Doge

Can you make anything out of this? It is an...

Can you make anything out of this? It is an agenda. It is designed to have the reader wonder, not understand and not think it is too wacked out.
I started coding in '84 to support magnetic...
09-14-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By Doge

This is from memory, but the limit is 33 and it...

This is from memory, but the limit is 33 and it is in there some place. That is brought up in cyclo-cross where a "standard" mass start bicycle is setup for cx. You could ride a cx bike in a RR or a...
09-13-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By Doge

Yes, buying a road bike for road bike racing,...

Yes, buying a road bike for road bike racing, even a lower cost one will likely perform better than a MTB conversion. The 32mm tyres will be a compromise. They typically ride 27/28mm in...
09-12-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,487
Posted By Doge

Cypress showed it, but the change came a lot...

Cypress showed it, but the change came a lot faster than I expected - re Fondos. I'm wondering why we need Category racing anymore. Fondos and just race/rides are doing well.

I'm seeing more...
09-12-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By Doge

The UCI rule link I posted earlier defines a road...

The UCI rule link I posted earlier defines a road racing bike. It should be the most strict definition. If you meet that, you should meet any country definition.
Your country's racing rules are...
09-11-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By Doge

Then it is not a MTB. You will increase winning...

Then it is not a MTB. You will increase winning chances with lighter wheels and narrower tyres.
09-11-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By Doge

You most likely just passed me on a fancy bike I...

You most likely just passed me on a fancy bike I borrowed from my kid. A racing roadie is just as fit in competitive regions.
The more competitive, the closer ability. In many regions the road...
09-10-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,276
Views: 316,334
Posted By Doge

Thank you for your service! I tried. That was...

Thank you for your service!
I tried. That was that trip to the Naval Academy - using rowing. He liked the bike too much, so that didn't happen. Spending 3-4 days a week on the Marine base (Camp...
09-09-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5,276
Views: 316,334
Posted By Doge

That is a 2 seater F16. USAF does not use them...

That is a 2 seater F16. USAF does not use them for battle, but other countries do. It is used more for the dog fighter training stuff. He will likely never fly that plane.
The old F16s have quite a...
09-09-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,643
Posted By Doge

3 years ago.

3 years ago.
09-09-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5,276
Views: 316,334
Posted By Doge

This was his first ride as a passenger in the...

This was his first ride as a passenger in the puke test, which he passed. It was dog-fighting as long as the fuel lasted. It will be 2 years before he gets to drive, if he gets to drive his own. ...
09-08-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15,586
Views: 904,661
Posted By Doge

Do it now. Kinda use Keto for a couple weeks to...

Do it now. Kinda use Keto for a couple weeks to get weight down I.F. to maintain. I like beer too much to do Keto and I don't race. I eat noon/1:00. Lost about 15 and maintaining. With I.F. I...
09-07-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,257
Posted By Doge

Because you can't do with the disc bikes what you...

Because you can't do with the disc bikes what you can do with the rim braked bikes. There are lots of ways to play with weight other than brakes. But the disc brakes and supporting materials will...
09-07-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By Doge

Better go to the country where you want to race...

Better go to the country where you want to race website for cycling and read their rules, Most are some sort of derivative of the UCI rules, and almost every country (or region) has officials apply...
09-06-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,257
Posted By Doge

I do not agree. You have more than rotating...

I do not agree. You have more than rotating weight. The lever arm is a factor in feel in side to side movement that TC just ignored and went right over. He also used the disc weight and didn't...
09-06-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,257
Posted By Doge

They provide more stopping force. Stages 1- 9...

They provide more stopping force.
Stages 1- 9 of the TdF - Rim braked bikes win 8 (check my counts).
Only green jersey is disc braked, PDot, yellow, white using rim.

Correlation is not...
09-05-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By Doge

If you are in the USA...A MTB does not meet USA...

If you are in the USA...A MTB does not meet USA Cycling rules - the bars, brake levers protrude forward. That does not mean you wouldn't be allowed to use one because rules and what are enforced are...
09-02-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,124
Posted By Doge

Your questions were not directed to me and...

Your questions were not directed to me and rhetorical - I thought. But in case not.
General statement is rim brakes and disc brakes do function differently, as do brand and pad and rims etc. The...
09-01-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,124
Posted By Doge

Bad setup then.

Bad setup then.
09-01-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,124
Posted By Doge

I don't know where the ignorant comment comes...

I don't know where the ignorant comment comes from. Pros use what they are given.
The braking is fine with either and no TDF pro needs the 28mm+ tires you can use with a disc. They are still...
09-01-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,257
Posted By Doge

It has a lot to do with UCI allowed mass and what...

It has a lot to do with UCI allowed mass and what ABS would add, and the inclusion of more electronics.
I think if the UCI allowed 12# bikes we wouldn't see discs now, but it is either add ballast...
08-26-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 229,857
Posted By Doge

I mostly stream Qobuz HD, and some local DSD and...

I mostly stream Qobuz HD, and some local DSD and my DAC/s are great. I have vinyl, just don't use it anymore and the vinyl guys rarely beat my sound.

Much of the "new" stuff is coming to streaming...
08-17-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 45,264
Posted By Doge

About every other post of min on this is about...

About every other post of min on this is about Como.
Now $400 for the hill. The biggest purse in the USA right now :-)...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,329
Posted By Doge

Yes, kinda. Water vapor 18g/mol. Air 28.96. ...

Yes, kinda. Water vapor 18g/mol. Air 28.96. ...
06-22-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,186
Posted By Doge

I think NEW ~$500 is not really made to be...

I think NEW
~$500 is not really made to be ridden and maintained. Parts are not easily replaced.
~$2,500 is a great value point if you ride it.
~$5,000 similar to $2,500 but lighter. You will...
06-18-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 229,857
Posted By Doge

The Fisher in the middle is a pre-amp driving the...

The Fisher in the middle is a pre-amp driving the top right in the cage.
It sounds good is an understatement.
Unfortunately it caught on fire, but I expect it to be running when I get back from my...
06-18-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,522
Posted By Doge

Kinda on topic/off topic. You can't always trust...

Kinda on topic/off topic. You can't always trust the grade either.
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06-17-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,717
Posted By Doge

Most know that. Common speak about bikes is...

Most know that. Common speak about bikes is "alloy" means aluminum.
06-13-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 45,264
Posted By Doge

If you SoCal folks are looking for fast, do Como...

If you SoCal folks are looking for fast, do Como street tomorrow. Tustin Market Place - Starbucks - leave @ 8:00.
Several (4-5) of the LUX alumni showing up and bringing the race wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,857
Posted By Doge

PM me and I can find a way to get this to you.

PM me and I can find a way to get this to you.
06-01-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 229,857
Posted By Doge

After a morning ride the the Camp Pendleton PX...

After a morning ride the the Camp Pendleton PX (to find it being remodeled) and seeing if I could wave Hermes (failed), I came home and had an Amp-off in the garage.

That is some bike brake cable...
06-01-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 45,264
Posted By Doge

BikeReg still has the Long Beach Crit open while...

BikeReg still has the Long Beach Crit open while it has been removed from USACycling.
I emailed the info address given and have not heard back. I expect it is canceled, but it is hard finding that...
05-29-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15,586
Views: 904,661
Posted By Doge

Lt Dan (junior) is riding a lot now. No races in...

Lt Dan (junior) is riding a lot now. No races in site. I really want there to be a bike race somewhere.

I saw a video of him riding off the front on the CO state P1 championship last year (he went...
05-24-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5,276
Views: 316,334
Posted By Doge

Another pic from today. Fury guy is my Lt Dan...

Another pic from today. Fury guy is my Lt Dan riding with Richard. Both LUX alum
I stopped to take the pic to avoid the level of embarrassment I'd have even as an old fat guy being passed at 2X my...
05-24-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15,586
Views: 904,661
Posted By Doge

Big_John The nemesis part. My wife got into...

Big_John The nemesis part. My wife got into racing when she was 30+ in late 80's. She was not a cycling fan, or groupie as I was. This old guy would always suck her wheel up the Camp Pendelton...
05-24-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5,276
Views: 316,334
Posted By Doge

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Mom and junior today - May 24, 2020
05-23-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15,586
Views: 904,661
Posted By Doge

I believe I did see you... I was the big guy in...

I believe I did see you... I was the big guy in the USAFA (white and blue) kit on a silver tandem. I think we were going about 25 when you were coming up from the tunnel.
We left SC 9:45 AM.
05-21-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,854
Posted By Doge

I expect is it like any other casual thing. This...

I expect is it like any other casual thing. This is common SoCal from surfing, to soccer practice to bike riding. I had not heard of any court cases. My expectation would be there real liability...
05-21-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,854
Posted By Doge

I doesn't. But it does mean there is a market...

I doesn't. But it does mean there is a market for coaching and it seems to be increasing.
Another thing is the buddy/mentor system. Some are being paid to ride with others. My kid is being paid...
05-17-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15,586
Views: 904,661
Posted By Doge

Big thigh gap furry face dude in the middle is...

Big thigh gap furry face dude in the middle is mine. 20 + hour week.
...
05-09-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 45,264
Posted By Doge

Hermes - San Onofre State park and trestles open...

Hermes - San Onofre State park and trestles open again. Bathrooms closed and trail is packed with surfers and ebikes. Just an FYI.
05-02-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5,276
Views: 316,334
Posted By Doge

USAFA grads get 60 days of paid leave before...

USAFA grads get 60 days of paid leave before their first assignment. Mine too - except he has to stay 100 miles from home, so Europe ticket canceled.
He got a job at Laguna Beach Cyclery (after...
05-01-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 33,434
Posted By Doge

It is replacing people driving as most leaving...

It is replacing people driving as most leaving the home is just a few miles or less. Roads certainly have fewer cars, but a lot more bikes. It is not safer - no science needed - just common sense. ...
04-30-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,522
Posted By Doge

If the climb is constant 4%-8%, 15 min + and the...

If the climb is constant 4%-8%, 15 min + and the masses are reported correctly, I think it is quite close.

On the flats - far off. I'd expect, descents are worse.

The set distance and the clock...
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