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06-22-19, 03:23 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

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06-17-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By gsteinb

holy fudge. how long is the race? Chances...

holy fudge.

how long is the race? Chances are, if it's morning, they don't need anything.
06-17-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By gsteinb

I saw a study where not only were rim brakes...

I saw a study where not only were rim brakes faster climbing, but descending as well. Everyone can justify any thing any way they want, but it’s hard to find a way that road discs don’t try to fix a...
06-14-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By gsteinb

just wait it's going to get worse! 10s, 11s, disc...

just wait it's going to get worse! 10s, 11s, disc brake, rim brake...to a certain extent it's a blessing the sport is virtually dead!
06-14-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By gsteinb

Fixed that for you. Classic error. I...

Fixed that for you. Classic error.

I upgraded to cat one on a mid range giant with out dated 10 speed components. I'm still riding the same bike. Winning hill climbs on it now. Winning road races...
06-13-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By gsteinb

My wife runs a marketing department. It's always...

My wife runs a marketing department. It's always fun to watch real world examples of marketing working.
06-10-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 168,559
Posted By gsteinb

New generation of Gullicksons

New generation of Gullicksons
05-28-19, 06:37 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

5'6" I'm under 2 pounds per inch. We all eat...

5'6" I'm under 2 pounds per inch.

We all eat more than we need to. We just simply do. That doesn't make it fun, but it is doable. Eat wildly clean. Stop before you're full. Realize you have enough...
05-28-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13,628
Views: 694,815
Posted By gsteinb

127 pounds sucks. Last hill climb this weekend...

127 pounds sucks. Last hill climb this weekend before a break to train and eat.
05-24-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 168,559
Posted By gsteinb

Hard pass. I’d start a job search.

Hard pass. I’d start a job search.
05-23-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,979
Posted By gsteinb

I think a not insignificant part of it is they...

I think a not insignificant part of it is they repair stuff surgically now that they couldn't possibly then. 20 years ago I'd be out of the sport instead of racing and and saying that some genius...
05-20-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,960
Posted By gsteinb

Crank the Kanc hill climb TT a 21.5 mile ITT...

Crank the Kanc hill climb TT

a 21.5 mile ITT with the first 16 being 3% avg and the rest averaging 5.5. There was an 18 mph headwind (followed by a 40mph lead out and a max sprint of 52). I hit my...
05-18-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,979
Posted By gsteinb

FFS everyone knows the ground is harder today.

FFS everyone knows the ground is harder today.
05-14-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,960
Posted By gsteinb

oh, it was a little baby thing. I finished in...

oh, it was a little baby thing. I finished in 16:00 minutes.

I'm not good at finding strava stuff, but here's this

https://www.strava.com/activities/984406375
05-14-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,960
Posted By gsteinb

Opening round of the northeast hill climb series....

Opening round of the northeast hill climb series. This was a mass start, with an overall as well as age break outs. Shorty. Pissing rain, and wet snow (not sticking) at the summit. 5 of us shattered...
05-07-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,715
Posted By gsteinb

No one sees single digit body fat without living...

No one sees single digit body fat without living a lifestyle another would deem as life altering. It’s an inherently a “life altering” %.
04-29-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,087
Posted By gsteinb

I’m four years older than you and have...

I’m four years older than you and have transformed from a crit/track specialist to a hill climb specialist. I’ve lowered my race weight by 15 pounds over the last couple of years. How? We all mostly...
04-25-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 168,559
Posted By gsteinb

In 2010 I broke my collar bone, had head trauma,...

In 2010 I broke my collar bone, had head trauma, broken ribs, punctured lung. I raced 6 weeks after the crash. Started winning again 8 weeks after the crash. In retrospect it was all kinda stupid. In...
04-08-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By gsteinb

heal up! ...

heal up!

https://www.bikeforums.net/33-road-bike-racing/1167795-should-i-quit-racing.html
04-04-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,006
Posted By gsteinb

hnmm I race so I can justify training hard....

hnmm

I race so I can justify training hard. I like the training more than the racing.
04-02-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 168,559
Posted By gsteinb

of even more interest is you're racing again. I...

of even more interest is you're racing again. I was a bit jealous of you showing up last weekend. I won that race that year before. I was a bit sad to sit it out. Even more so since it would have...
04-02-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 168,559
Posted By gsteinb

is that indicative that your view has changed in...

is that indicative that your view has changed in the past 30 days, or that the appropriateness of commenting on stuff just up thread (it's a very slow forum) has been altered? Beyond that your post...
03-31-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 168,559
Posted By gsteinb

Strikes me as odd that you lump high school as...

Strikes me as odd that you lump high school as being irrelevant for a guy in his mid-late 50s when applying for a job as 'what have you done for me lately.' Why should we hire you Mr. Gsteinb? "Well,...
03-30-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 168,559
Posted By gsteinb

huh. for a fifty something year old your college...

huh. for a fifty something year old your college barely matter. Must be a hell of a high school.
03-20-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,169
Posted By gsteinb

You've been cited the same examples, often by the...

You've been cited the same examples, often by the same people. numerous times over the years. And yet you post questions like this as if they're novel or you've never gotten an answer.

yes, one...
03-19-19, 03:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,169
Posted By gsteinb

The poster cites a 150 watt spread and Doge...

The poster cites a 150 watt spread and Doge responds with a 40 watt spread.
03-07-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,006
Posted By gsteinb

Aaron i wasn’t suggesting that you feel the...

Aaron

i wasn’t suggesting that you feel the desire to quit due to crashing, but that we all have our own reasons when that mindstate arises. It was a crash that brought it on for me, though...
03-06-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,006
Posted By gsteinb

I came back from a bunch of serious crashes....

I came back from a bunch of serious crashes. Surgeries.

One landed me in the ICU with head trauma.

Last April I broke my hand in a post race crash on the way back to the parking lot. I needed...
03-03-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,658
Posted By gsteinb

yeah. I find it's best to have a plan that's a...

yeah. I find it's best to have a plan that's a bit broader; i.e. long break, short break. It isn't always up to you. The winning move goes up the road you best be there, otherwise you're carefully...
02-26-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By gsteinb

You begin to dance around a wildly subtle point...

You begin to dance around a wildly subtle point about handling which points to an answer that requires loads of ride and what you're used to. I once pulled an utterly impossible move on a giant in...
02-21-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,264
Posted By gsteinb

I suppose one could use the Kurt rock and roll,...

I suppose one could use the Kurt rock and roll, but you'd lose the smart trainer aspect.

edit:

uh, actually...

https://www.kurtkinetic.com/trainers-products/rock-and-roll-control
...
02-18-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,854
Posted By gsteinb

My wife and kid would disown me. Talk him into...

My wife and kid would disown me. Talk him into doing a hill climb :p Or let's just know that I could :p :p
02-17-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,854
Posted By gsteinb

Not sure how this is a data point. Firstly, it's...

Not sure how this is a data point. Firstly, it's not really 'road.' And secondly three of the races are in international locations. Plus there's a local fixed gear series in New York which would...
02-12-19, 01:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,264
Posted By gsteinb

wow, I had no idea. thanks!

wow, I had no idea. thanks!
02-12-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 13,628
Views: 694,815
Posted By gsteinb

Yes, you know! Considering it though, not...

Yes, you know!

Considering it though, not sure I could possibly equal that effort outdoors, unless it was on a climb.
02-11-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,264
Posted By gsteinb

I have no interest in participating, but I'd love...

I have no interest in participating, but I'd love to spectate a zwift race sometime.
02-11-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13,628
Views: 694,815
Posted By gsteinb

1x60 @ FTP = 5.0 That was an hour of suck

1x60 @ FTP = 5.0

That was an hour of suck
02-06-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,854
Posted By gsteinb

I think the predominant issue is race promoting...

I think the predominant issue is race promoting operates on a different paradigm than most people are used to. What we’d expect in the world is that we’re cystomers, and our feedback supports a...
02-05-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,854
Posted By gsteinb

Any lawyers in the house? Can we sue Lance for...

Any lawyers in the house? Can we sue Lance for ruining our sport? Or does that run afoul of double jeopardy laws?
02-04-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13,628
Views: 694,815
Posted By gsteinb

I'm lighter.

I'm lighter.
02-04-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,854
Posted By gsteinb

did a brief search and found a bunch of studies...

did a brief search and found a bunch of studies on cycling being more dangerous. don't care enough to explore whether they're true. I've already naturalized and far excelled at how I live this.

I...
02-03-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,854
Posted By gsteinb

Well, for what it's worth I haven't really...

Well, for what it's worth I haven't really trained outdoors regularly for at least a decade. And 15 years? I wish.
02-03-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13,628
Views: 694,815
Posted By gsteinb

Thanks! I probably couldn't ride for 5 hours...

Thanks! I probably couldn't ride for 5 hours either.
02-03-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,854
Posted By gsteinb

I'm right there with you. Basically, I won't ride...

I'm right there with you. Basically, I won't ride outdoors on the road anymore, except for a few situations. Whiteface for one, but I rarely see a car riding over to there, and the mountain is closed...
02-03-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13,628
Views: 694,815
Posted By gsteinb

FTP test. Career high 5.24. Not my biggest power...

FTP test. Career high 5.24. Not my biggest power number ever though.

I'm going to go uphill fast, but damn certain I can't do anything else.
02-01-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,854
Posted By gsteinb

thinking track is safer is what's called...

thinking track is safer is what's called delusion. less crashes, perhaps, but when you go down it's typically catastrophic.
02-01-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,854
Posted By gsteinb

that's fine, though wildly unrealistic unless you...

that's fine, though wildly unrealistic unless you live some place like NYC (where there are more than 100 races a year in the five boroughs). Participation levels are simply not high enough to field...
02-01-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,854
Posted By gsteinb

that’s a death rattle moment for the sport....

that’s a death rattle moment for the sport. Promoters have a nearly impossible time making money. No one is going to pay “make the promoter money” freight on a 15 minute race chance to advance. It’s...
01-30-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3,854
Views: 168,559
Posted By gsteinb

hmmm I think I mistook what you wrote to...

hmmm

I think I mistook what you wrote to mean 'I can't believe how long the season is (i.e. winter).'

oh well. Onwards and upwards.
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