Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: esammuli
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.47 seconds.
02-12-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By esammuli

Do you have any word on the injuries?

Do you have any word on the injuries?
02-11-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By esammuli

I was in the break and we had no time to react....

I was in the break and we had no time to react. The move was just forming and we came out of that corner at about 35mph and had to veer hard to the right to get around the car. My teammate went down...
06-21-11, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By esammuli

Judging by the map they have on the website they...

Judging by the map they have on the website they didn't change the course this year. It's a touch easier that the course from two years ago, but more technical and still really tough.
06-21-11, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By esammuli

It's arguably the hardest crit of the year. Fast,...

It's arguably the hardest crit of the year. Fast, lots of accordion, and a couple of short (but hard) rises.
06-16-11, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,333
Posted By esammuli

In such cases it also helps to have an enormous...

In such cases it also helps to have an enormous chip on your shoulder.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,677
Posted By esammuli

Besides Palomar I'd suggest heading out to Pine...

Besides Palomar I'd suggest heading out to Pine Valley and hit Pine Creek/Sunrise Hwy/Kitchen Creek.
06-14-11, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 690,881
Posted By esammuli

I'm racing there this weekend. How bad is it...

I'm racing there this weekend. How bad is it going to suck?
06-13-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 679,130
Posted By esammuli

Sweet, I hadn't seen that picture yet. We were...

Sweet, I hadn't seen that picture yet. We were delayed by 35 minutes and they shortened our race to 60 minutes. I knew it was going to be a while when I saw them immobilizing his neck. I hope the guy...
06-12-11, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 679,130
Posted By esammuli

Thanks. This was actually my first 1/2 crit...

Thanks. This was actually my first 1/2 crit podium. Definitely a confidence booster. I never thought I'd podium a crit, win a jersey, and move into the top 10 in the SoCal Cup in the same weekend.
06-12-11, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 679,130
Posted By esammuli

Ontario Airport Crit (P/1/2/3) 3rd place ...

Ontario Airport Crit (P/1/2/3) 3rd place

After the TTT yesterday another teammate convinced me to come out to the Ontario Airport Crit (P1/2/3). It's 3 corners with a long straight exposed...
06-12-11, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,049
Posted By esammuli

Wheelbuilder.com is based in El Monte and is one...

Wheelbuilder.com is based in El Monte and is one of the best custom wheel builders in the world. Not cheap, but the product is as good as it gets.
06-11-11, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 679,130
Posted By esammuli

My team won the SoCal District TTT today (4 man...

My team won the SoCal District TTT today (4 man open). We lost a man less than 5 miles in but managed to pull it together and ended up with the fastest time of the day. I'm very excited to order my...
06-01-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,660
Posted By esammuli

The base was open this morning, but Old 101 was...

The base was open this morning, but Old 101 was closed starting at the parking lot/gate at Las Pulgas.
05-18-11, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By esammuli

Hamilton isn't that steep. They were probably...

Hamilton isn't that steep. They were probably doing 40-45mph tops. It also looks a lot closer on TV than it feels in an actual race.
05-18-11, 05:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,369
Posted By esammuli

I used GC and stage placing from Cascade last...

I used GC and stage placing from Cascade last year for 2->1. Although FWIW I would have been within a couple of points without that result.
05-09-11, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,440
Posted By esammuli

Yes. He's also a pro mountain biker.

Yes. He's also a pro mountain biker.
05-08-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 2,389,497
Posted By esammuli

Nope, I hate that race. Crappy pavement, horrible...

Nope, I hate that race. Crappy pavement, horrible parking, and tons of crashes. There's a small chance that I'll do Death Valley Stage Race next weekend, but most likely I won't race again until the...
05-08-11, 07:42 PM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 2,389,497
Posted By esammuli

Let me guess, the Trek Store? I saw those in the...

Let me guess, the Trek Store? I saw those in the bargain bin the other day. I actually just switched from 42cm Rotundos to 40cm Ergosums and couldn't be happier.
05-04-11, 02:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By esammuli

We split the pot evenly every race. No questions...

We split the pot evenly every race. No questions asked. However, it is perfectly acceptable to decline a payout if you don't feel you deserve it for some reason.
05-03-11, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By esammuli

A Road Bike 4U (http://aroadbike4u.com/) in...

A Road Bike 4U (http://aroadbike4u.com/) in Irvine has a comfortable lounge area with an espresso machine and a big screen TV. I imagine they'll be running Giro and ATOC coverage every day.
05-03-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By esammuli

Saturday-Swami's...

Saturday-Swami's (http://www.socalcycling.com/Group%20Rides/weekly/swamis.htm)
Wednesday Morning- Pendleton (http://www.socalcycling.com/Group%20Rides/weekly/wednesday.htm)
Thursday- Legoland...
05-01-11, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 679,130
Posted By esammuli

Thanks. The race was on my local training roads...

Thanks. The race was on my local training roads and it was my first A race of the year. I'm extremely happy.
04-30-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 679,130
Posted By esammuli

3rd place in the P/1/2 at San Luis Rey Road Race...

3rd place in the P/1/2 at San Luis Rey Road Race after being in the break for 70 of 103 miles. It hurt like hell. I cramped up a few times in the last 15 miles while the remaining riders from break...
04-18-11, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By esammuli

You don't need a license to join a club. You only...

You don't need a license to join a club. You only need it when you start racing. Considering you've only been riding for about a month that most likely won't be until later much later this year or...
04-16-11, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 679,130
Posted By esammuli

4th today at Santiago Canyon TT. Power was good,...

4th today at Santiago Canyon TT. Power was good, pacing was spot on, and my time (25:17) was quick. Unfortunately it just wasn't quick enough. I also had a chance to welcome RacerEx to the...
04-15-11, 10:06 AM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 2,389,497
Posted By esammuli

Welcome. Where in SoCal will you be living?

Welcome. Where in SoCal will you be living?
04-06-11, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 666
Posted By esammuli

This. The area around the course is pretty nice....

This. The area around the course is pretty nice. My teammate is the RD and he's confident it will be a tough race. I guess it's a long steady uphill drag to the finish line. On the other hand, LA...
04-01-11, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By esammuli

I hate to be the bearer of bad news but it's...

I hate to be the bearer of bad news but it's definitely a hard race. Once you get done with the main climb there are a bunch of big rollers with almost no flat ground for another 8 miles.
04-01-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By esammuli

The climb starts relatively flat near the bottom,...

The climb starts relatively flat near the bottom, slowly gets steeper, flattens out in the middle, then kicks up for the last mile. In the P/1/2 we did ~16 minutes for our fastest lap. It's similar...
03-29-11, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By esammuli

It's a great workout. The ride starts at 6pm...

It's a great workout. The ride starts at 6pm Thursdays in the lower (overflow) lot at Legoland and goes for 50 min+ 5 laps. The course isn't technically closed but the lot is generally empty and I've...
03-25-11, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By esammuli

+1 Show up to Pier Ride, Nichols, and Donut...

+1

Show up to Pier Ride, Nichols, and Donut a few times and you'll get a good feel for the local teams. La Grange is by far the biggest club/team on the west side but there are probably other...
03-21-11, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,156
Posted By esammuli

Generally the HTC women do a few early season...

Generally the HTC women do a few early season races in California then depart for Europe in April. The only two "important" races they do are San Dimas and Redlands which both have uphill TT's that...
03-17-11, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,199,707
Posted By esammuli

First no chain day in a long time. I motored hard...

First no chain day in a long time. I motored hard for 5 hours (90 miles/7000ft) and felt awesome.



Entire workout (227 watts):
Duration: 5:05:36 (5:15:25)
Work: 4156 kJ
...
03-01-11, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 679,130
Posted By esammuli

Nice ride! I went with the TT bike and the disc...

Nice ride! I went with the TT bike and the disc cover and I'm glad I did. That tailwind was crazy compared to last year. I did similar power (and similar equipment) and went 40 seconds faster.
...
02-27-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9,302
Views: 3,590,010
Posted By esammuli

yeah. We've had a pro photographer on the back of...

yeah. We've had a pro photographer on the back of a moto all week. he's taken some awesome shots.
02-27-11, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9,302
Views: 3,590,010
Posted By esammuli

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x220/esammuli/1...

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x220/esammuli/185891_10150100679890838_301690895837_6476741_7612544_n.jpg

More suffering (on the left). In the rain this time. Yesterday was the second most...
02-26-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9,302
Views: 3,590,010
Posted By esammuli

Our kits don't come in until next week.

Our kits don't come in until next week.
02-26-11, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9,302
Views: 3,590,010
Posted By esammuli

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x220/esammuli/1...

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x220/esammuli/172278_10150100352275838_301690895837_6473284_374083_o.jpg

Callville Bay Stage 2 TT.
02-25-11, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 679,130
Posted By esammuli

Day one of Callville Bay was tough but fun. It...

Day one of Callville Bay was tough but fun. It was a short 2 hour road race with tons of wind and never ending rollers. After a (relatively) mellow start the pace picked up about 10 miles in and...
02-18-11, 10:49 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 27,840
Posted By esammuli

Sounds like a win to me.

Sounds like a win to me.
02-18-11, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By esammuli

The shop has been completely remodeled and tons...

The shop has been completely remodeled and tons of extra room has been added to the sales floor, mechanics area, and fit room.
...
02-16-11, 07:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,897
Posted By esammuli

Yeah, but he also won San Dimas and Redlands.

Yeah, but he also won San Dimas and Redlands.
02-14-11, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 679,130
Posted By esammuli

Valley of the Sun- Pro/1 TT- 18th (31:07): I...

Valley of the Sun- Pro/1

TT- 18th (31:07): I haven't spent much time on my TT bike this winter so my power was down a bit from last year. Fortunately I made some positional and equipment changes....
02-14-11, 08:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,897
Posted By esammuli

Correct, I did 9:30. If I remember right I was...

Correct, I did 9:30. If I remember right I was the 2nd or 3rd fastest Cat 2.

You'll probably ride and drive the course at least 4-5 times before the TT. It's the only road into the marina and it's...
02-14-11, 04:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,897
Posted By esammuli

It's more rolling and not as steep, except for...

It's more rolling and not as steep, except for near the top. It's also much more straight.

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x220/esammuli/CallvilleTT.png

edit: I wouldn't call it flat, it's...
02-14-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,897
Posted By esammuli

I don't recall, but it probably depends on you're...

I don't recall, but it probably depends on you're gearing. The steep section near the top was ~2:00 at 15mph. It's only a 10 minute effort so you're way above threshold.



I should see you out...
02-14-11, 10:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,897
Posted By esammuli

It's faster than it looks. The top guys in most...

It's faster than it looks. The top guys in most categories were over 20mph. I used a TT bike and didn't regret it at all. I was in my TT position for everything but the one 0.5 mile stretch near the...
02-13-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 679,130
Posted By esammuli

This race seems to bring out the stupid in people...

This race seems to bring out the stupid in people for whatever reason. Are you doing any racing while you're in socal? UCLA is a solid (and very hard) road race next Saturday.
02-12-11, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By esammuli

18th in the pro/1 tt (31:07). I flatted in the...

18th in the pro/1 tt (31:07). I flatted in the road race and lost 10 minutes.
02-08-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By esammuli

Valley of the Sun Roll Call

It sounds like a lot of BF members are going to be there this year. Who's ready to crash in the desert?
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.