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06-14-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 433
Posted By topflightpro

Doge is correct about Collegiate Cycling. ...

Doge is correct about Collegiate Cycling.

Collegiate Cycling covers all four disciplines - Track, Mountain, Cross and Road over the course of a school year. Each season is pretty compressed, and...
06-14-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 433
Posted By topflightpro

Your Domane is perfectly fine for racing at that...

Your Domane is perfectly fine for racing at that level.
06-12-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5,775
Views: 372,048
Posted By topflightpro

Used SRMs are getting cheaper and cheaper. So,...

Used SRMs are getting cheaper and cheaper. So, that is where I would start.

If you want to go new and want pedals, the Favero Assimo has received decent reviews.
06-11-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 164,788
Posted By topflightpro

Where I live, I practically need a shower after...

Where I live, I practically need a shower after walking from my car in the parking lot to the front door.
06-11-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,178
Posted By topflightpro

They're certainly more relatable.

They're certainly more relatable.
06-10-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,178
Posted By topflightpro

I'm pretty sure residence is based on your...

I'm pretty sure residence is based on your drivers license. At least that's how it is here.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By topflightpro

Are the 5s going to be faster than the 3s? Yes,...

Are the 5s going to be faster than the 3s? Yes, the deeper rims will be faster on a flat course.

Are you going to notice that speed difference? Maybe. It's a marginal improvement.
06-10-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,178
Posted By topflightpro

This. Before hiring my current coach, I...

This.


Before hiring my current coach, I interviewed several. One basically told me I had to put in at least 20 hours a week if I truly wanted to be competitive. (I opted to go in a different...
06-10-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5,775
Views: 372,048
Posted By topflightpro

I have a PC8. Yes, it's pricey, and yes, it...

I have a PC8. Yes, it's pricey, and yes, it doesn't have many bells and whistles, but I like it. It's easy to use and the screen is huge and easy to see.

My wife went from an Edge 500 to 510 to...
06-07-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,178
Posted By topflightpro

Regarding the helmet, as long as it meets all...

Regarding the helmet, as long as it meets all CPSC safety requirements, it is fine for racing.
06-05-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 125,156
Posted By topflightpro

Soccer sleeves are like $4 a pair on Amazon. The...

Soccer sleeves are like $4 a pair on Amazon. The Specialized ones are like $9 on sale or $25 at regular price.
06-05-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 125,156
Posted By topflightpro

I've got the Velotec.

I've got the Velotec.
06-04-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 107,984
Posted By topflightpro

Maybe look for a baby camera?

Maybe look for a baby camera?
Replies: 30
Views: 2,012
Posted By topflightpro

I'll jump in before Carleton does - but I think...

I'll jump in before Carleton does - but I think the general consensus of this forum is to start with a cheap frame first, then figure out what you like/don't like about it and get your fit dialed in,...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,233
Posted By topflightpro

Yep. This is exactly it. I'm just trying to...

Yep. This is exactly it. I'm just trying to figure out how to push past it. If anyone has any tips, please share.
06-03-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,384
Posted By topflightpro

Someone once told me if you're not moving up in...

Someone once told me if you're not moving up in the group, you're moving backward. In my experience, that has pretty much always proven true. So, if you want to hold a position near the front, you...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,233
Posted By topflightpro

I think that before and after every Kilo I do. ...

I think that before and after every Kilo I do.





This has been a challenge for me. I dug incredibly deep for my very first kilo. It hurt so much, I've really struggled to push myself to that...
06-03-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By topflightpro

If the rider had been in the field for some time...

If the rider had been in the field for some time at that point, one could argue that they were then re-integrated into the field, and thus that work was fair, even though the rider who went down was...
05-31-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13,569
Views: 689,149
Posted By topflightpro

Might I ask how you tore your groin? I pulled...

Might I ask how you tore your groin? I pulled mine once, and it was one of the most excruciating things I've every experienced.
05-31-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 164,788
Posted By topflightpro

Do they still have the written essay?

Do they still have the written essay?
05-30-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13,569
Views: 689,149
Posted By topflightpro

T-Monk, I am more intrigued by the garage. It...

T-Monk, I am more intrigued by the garage. It looks like a bed frame behind you with a car of the same color behind it? And I noticed the person doing laundry.
05-28-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13,569
Views: 689,149
Posted By topflightpro

And here on the East Coast, I will sweat out 3...

And here on the East Coast, I will sweat out 3 pounds walking out to get the mail.
05-28-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By topflightpro

I say do the B and the A. Keep at it until the A...

I say do the B and the A. Keep at it until the A gets easier and you don't get dropped.
Replies: 2,460
Views: 231,737
Posted By topflightpro

He's mentioned a few times on Twitter that he...

He's mentioned a few times on Twitter that he still gets tested, so I assume he is.
Replies: 5,576
Views: 488,563
Posted By topflightpro

GP4000s will be fine. I've run Conti Supersonic...

GP4000s will be fine. I've run Conti Supersonic and Schwalbe One clinchers, and Conti Sprinters and GP4000 tubulars. They work as they should.
05-24-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 164,788
Posted By topflightpro

I'm not sure what she does. I'm sort of alone in...

I'm not sure what she does. I'm sort of alone in this office. The rest of my team is in DC or NYC. But there are a lot of graphic designers around me.
05-23-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 164,788
Posted By topflightpro

I started my new job a week and a half ago. The...

I started my new job a week and a half ago. The coworker who sits next to me wears big, over-the-ear headphones to listen to music most of the day - no big deal. But she frequently starts singing...
05-22-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13,569
Views: 689,149
Posted By topflightpro

That all may be true, but it is definitely nice...

That all may be true, but it is definitely nice just to be able to breathe through my nose during hard efforts and not feel congested.
05-21-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13,569
Views: 689,149
Posted By topflightpro

I run a combination of things to address my...

I run a combination of things to address my allergies.

1. NeilMed Nasal Flush - I do this every morning. Sometimes I do it at night too. My ENT would like me to do it twice daily, but I find that...
Replies: 5,576
Views: 488,563
Posted By topflightpro

I've bought several DA cogs from NJS-Export. They...

I've bought several DA cogs from NJS-Export. They are used, but they are generally in great shape and decently priced. I've also found that prices on the eBay site (listed at the bottom of the page)...
05-20-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13,569
Views: 689,149
Posted By topflightpro

I noticed this weekend that I've been tightening...

I noticed this weekend that I've been tightening my trainer so much on my rear wheel that I've bent the trainer.
05-17-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 164,788
Posted By topflightpro

BTS, you won't know how you stack up until you go...

BTS, you won't know how you stack up until you go do the race.
05-17-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,252
Posted By topflightpro

In our early season races, we moved from payout...

In our early season races, we moved from payout each day to making it a series payout, which encourages people to attend both days.

But, we also created trophies. They are homemade and kind of...
Replies: 30
Views: 2,012
Posted By topflightpro

I've found this is not always the case. I've...

I've found this is not always the case. I've encountered expensive coaches who were worthless and inexpensive coaches who were fantastic - and vice versa. I would encourage you to talk with the...
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By topflightpro

I'll second Carleton's suggestion. I got my DF4...

I'll second Carleton's suggestion. I got my DF4 through a guy I raced with. We were chatting, and he mentioned he had a DF4 sitting in his garage that happened to be my size. He loaned it to me to...
05-15-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,252
Posted By topflightpro

I guess one could argue state roads qualify as...

I guess one could argue state roads qualify as state-managed lands.
05-14-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,252
Posted By topflightpro

Doge, why must you reduce this to absurdism. ...

Doge, why must you reduce this to absurdism.

Comparing a Women U12 to a Men's P/1/2 is just silly. The law would require equal pay for comparable events, so U12women and U12men would be the same....
05-13-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,178
Posted By topflightpro

I heard the crit was a bit of a mess too due to...

I heard the crit was a bit of a mess too due to the rain and slick pavement.
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By topflightpro

I think you're going to be hard pressed to find...

I think you're going to be hard pressed to find anything noticeably better in that budget.

You could probably find a used Specialized Langster Pro, Felt Tk2/3 Bianchi, Cinelli, Fuji, or a...
05-12-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,178
Posted By topflightpro

Doge - Puppy had a nice result today.

Doge - Puppy had a nice result today.
05-11-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,252
Posted By topflightpro

I don't see what the problem is or what your...

I don't see what the problem is or what your concern is? There is already a growing movement to make prize money comparable between men and women's events.
05-09-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 164,788
Posted By topflightpro

MattM can attest to this, but the course will be...

MattM can attest to this, but the course will be hot and rolling.
05-09-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 164,788
Posted By topflightpro

The garbage disposal wasn't working, so I went to...

The garbage disposal wasn't working, so I went to the store and bought a new one. (It was actually a lot easier to install than I expected.) But the new one doesn't work either.

After some...
05-07-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,230
Posted By topflightpro

I hated the mask. Made me feel like I was...

I hated the mask. Made me feel like I was drowning. I've done the test twice, and I'm convinced that the second time, I bailed out of the test a bit early because I didn't want to hit that point of...
05-03-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,178
Posted By topflightpro

Congrats T-Monk. But if I didn't know...

Congrats T-Monk.

But if I didn't know better, I would assume you were a junior based on your past few podium pics.
05-02-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 164,788
Posted By topflightpro

GOT was one of two shows I've binge watched with...

GOT was one of two shows I've binge watched with my wife - Making a Murderer was another one. Mostly I watch TV while doing intervals on the trainer. (I don't do Zwift) so that is one option if you...
05-02-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 164,788
Posted By topflightpro

When I first saw previews, I had no interest. It...

When I first saw previews, I had no interest. It looked silly. Somewhere around season 3 or 4, we put it on because there was nothing else on TV and became intrigued. So we started watching it from...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By topflightpro

I've had two pairs of Lakes. The first were...

I've had two pairs of Lakes.

The first were the 236s. They fit great, but the BOA set up was crap. It had only one dial located behind the heel. My heel would slip when pulling on the shoes - the...
05-01-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,230
Posted By topflightpro

I've seen several of Kolie's articles on...

I've seen several of Kolie's articles on TrainingPeaks, and I've read a few, but many tend to be a bit too technical/sciency for my taste. (I don't have a degree in biology or sport science, and this...
04-29-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13,569
Views: 689,149
Posted By topflightpro

Congratulations on the upgrade.

Congratulations on the upgrade.
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