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09-18-19, 12:26 PM
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Posted By Cypress

I switched from Michelin Krylion 2's (AKA: Pro4...

I switched from Michelin Krylion 2's (AKA: Pro4 Endurance) to tubed GP5K's this season. The GP5K's roll and corner better, but I've had three flats over the span of 2.5 months. On my HED Ardennes...
09-16-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13,879
Views: 731,428
Posted By Cypress

That's some LEGIT damage. Followed!

That's some LEGIT damage. Followed!
09-16-19, 01:34 PM
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Views: 731,428
Posted By Cypress

Is there a Strava group for the 33, or do I have...

Is there a Strava group for the 33, or do I have to search you all out individually?

Glad you got away with only broken bike stuff.
09-13-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13,879
Views: 731,428
Posted By Cypress

My doc informed me that a lot of the KOM's in my...

My doc informed me that a lot of the KOM's in my part of town are held by a guy on a high-end E-bike. I'll start doing base rides after I take a few of those segments.
08-13-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,027
Posted By Cypress

Housing is a crapshoot. It all depends on the...

Housing is a crapshoot. It all depends on the part of town you're looking at. You don't get much for what you're paying, but that seems to be the overall trend in the Willamette Valley. My in-laws...
08-13-19, 04:26 PM
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Views: 4,027
Posted By Cypress

I guess that would be another huge difference...

I guess that would be another huge difference between Eugene and Irvine...
08-13-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,027
Posted By Cypress

Both posts were related to the topic at hand. OP...

Both posts were related to the topic at hand. OP asked for a comparison of two different places with regards to cycling and general living. If the discussion at hand bothers you, feel free to report...
08-13-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,027
Posted By Cypress

Granted, but our gas is >$1/gal cheaper and not...

Granted, but our gas is >$1/gal cheaper and not having to do it myself means ...



(I hate not pumping my own)
08-13-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,919
Posted By Cypress

390-420 depending on your aero profile and the...

390-420 depending on your aero profile and the severity of the oval corners.
08-13-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,919
Posted By Cypress

The P/1/2 field at the Tuesday Night PIR series...

The P/1/2 field at the Tuesday Night PIR series routinely breaks 30 mph for an average speed for well over an hour. Highest 20-min avg is probably close to 31. A wide-open car racetrack with smooth...
08-13-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,027
Posted By Cypress

Eugene is neat. Fantastic road riding with low...

Eugene is neat. Fantastic road riding with low traffic and good roads. Hills aplenty in the Coast range and some monstrous climbs in the Cascades. If you like flat roads, there are plenty of them to...
06-30-19, 10:02 PM
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Views: 731,428
Posted By Cypress

Water vapor is molecularly very light compared to...

Water vapor is molecularly very light compared to air. Add more water vapor to the air, and its density will decrease. A gallon of water (8.34 pounds) will produce about 1600 "gallons" of steam, if...
03-17-19, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Cypress

First ride back from being sick for two weeks....

First ride back from being sick for two weeks. Cramp City!
02-26-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,314
Posted By Cypress

I've raced literally hundreds of crits and can...

I've raced literally hundreds of crits and can say that I want the fastest bike I can afford. Saving 5-10 watts on aero stuff is completely mentally worth it if you find yourself in the breakaway or...
02-22-19, 10:14 AM
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Views: 731,428
Posted By Cypress

Went for a KOM on a 13% grade climb last night as...

Went for a KOM on a 13% grade climb last night as a test of ~2-min power. I got to the top in 1:30, busted out my phone to make sure I had passed the finish, realized it was way over in some trees...
02-21-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 192,711
Posted By Cypress

Nothing wrong with working for the gov't, yo....

Nothing wrong with working for the gov't, yo. Almost no accountability, good paychecks, and guaranteed promotions whether you deserve them or not.
02-20-19, 04:29 PM
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Views: 192,711
Posted By Cypress

BRAH. Whatcha got lined up??

BRAH. Whatcha got lined up??
02-19-19, 04:13 PM
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Views: 389,327
Posted By Cypress

24.4mm wide rims with a 25mm wide tires sounds...

24.4mm wide rims with a 25mm wide tires sounds aerodynamically delicious. Have fun playing around with tire pressures.
02-19-19, 03:44 PM
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Views: 389,327
Posted By Cypress

What wheels are you running? I know my 25's match...

What wheels are you running? I know my 25's match up with my HED Ardennes rims better for more aero. And also, are the roads smooth near you?
02-10-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13,879
Views: 731,428
Posted By Cypress

A recent "snowstorm" and a thaw/freeze cycle put...

A recent "snowstorm" and a thaw/freeze cycle put me in Watopia today. One hard effort on the volcano circuit was followed by 45 minutes of ~3.5 w/kg steady state before I needed to go shopping in...
02-05-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13,879
Views: 731,428
Posted By Cypress

As a feeler for current fitness, I went up Alpe...

As a feeler for current fitness, I went up Alpe du Zwift and held 265w after the lefthand switchbacks, then 305w after the righthand switchbacks.

The good news: Those wattages weren't high...
02-04-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13,879
Views: 731,428
Posted By Cypress

Only had 40 mins to ride tonight, so 10 min...

Only had 40 mins to ride tonight, so 10 min warmup, 8 mins 300w, 2 mins 250w, 15 mins 300w, cool down.

Side note: I really wish Zwift would do away with the New York and Richmond maps.
02-04-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,032
Views: 260,099
Posted By Cypress

"Winter crit" not a knee warmer in sight :crash: ...

"Winter crit" not a knee warmer in sight :crash:

Do you ride/race with C. Beall? Pretty sure he's with Terun Elite. Old college acquaintance.
02-04-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,121
Posted By Cypress

Nailed it.. Most Masters races are full of P/1/2...

Nailed it.. Most Masters races are full of P/1/2 racers with kids/jobs/both that don't have time to get the extra 3% needed to make the podium in a non-Masters P/1/2 field. I raced Masters as a...
02-04-19, 10:13 AM
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Views: 260,099
Posted By Cypress

That Cal Aggie crit looked downright polite!...

That Cal Aggie crit looked downright polite! Great vid! Maybe it was the nature of your race course not allowing for it, but in Oregon we usually end up with 3-5 teams all executing leadout trains...
02-04-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,878
Posted By Cypress

I was holding the KOM jersey in New York (time of...

I was holding the KOM jersey in New York (time of 3:37) for a bit before I got passed like I was standing still by a guy holding the sprinters jersey. He was going up the hill holding a consistent...
02-01-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,684
Posted By Cypress

The Twilight crits are still happening in the...

The Twilight crits are still happening in the summers in a small industrial park off of Beltline, and the Coburg TT is held on open roads that see barely any traffic, with the intersections marshaled...
02-01-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,878
Posted By Cypress

Scottie holds the world record for Everesting,...

Scottie holds the world record for Everesting, and can reportedly hold 8.1 w/kg for 4 minutes (in real life).
01-31-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,878
Posted By Cypress

I have yet to officially enter a race on Zwift....

I have yet to officially enter a race on Zwift. I've ridden with a few race groups for giggles, but got soured on the idea when nearly everyone in the group "magically" weighed 130 pounds. A local...
01-31-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,656
Posted By Cypress

1) 1 month of ~2-hour rides 5-6 days a week 2)...

1) 1 month of ~2-hour rides 5-6 days a week
2) 1 easy week
3)Three weeks of Mon/Wed/Thurs/Sat 2+hour rides, Tues/Fri medium-intensity rides with Tabata intervals
4)1 easy week
5)Three weeks of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,395
Posted By Cypress

What color are you bottles, yo?

What color are you bottles, yo?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By Cypress

I run my H1 geometry Madone pretty aggressively...

I run my H1 geometry Madone pretty aggressively with a slammed 130mm -17 stem and the bars are still about 4" higher up than my TT bike. Get a dang TT bike and never question how fast you could be if...
01-29-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13,879
Views: 731,428
Posted By Cypress

I'll see you there, cupcake.

I'll see you there, cupcake.
09-18-11, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Cypress

I did Cohasset today... Rode to the church and...

I did Cohasset today... Rode to the church and came back. That was enjoyable! I'll be game for another run up that tomorrow if anyone is around.



Thanks! Left over 3 years ago. Took a...
09-16-11, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Cypress

Chico Visit

I'll be in Chico Saturday through Tuesday. Looking for afternoon rides with faster people...

When I was in town last time, somebody took me up Honey Run. Is there anything steeper or longer? ...
Forum: Foo
02-01-08, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Cypress

Que? Like this? ...

Que?

Like this?

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m106/Cypress818/Picture1-10.png
01-31-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,838
Posted By Cypress

lol

lol
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 73,077
Posted By Cypress

:mad:

:mad:
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 548
Posted By Cypress

True. If the pay is just enough to keep...

True.


If the pay is just enough to keep you at the company, ask for on call $$$.

Example: My dad runs an x-ray department. His employees get $60 a night just to carry a pager around,...
01-31-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,648
Posted By Cypress

I understand the "want" aspect of it. Aside from...

I understand the "want" aspect of it. Aside from TT's and weight, my carbons were a want item. After the want was gone, I couldn't see much of a use for them. Changing the tires... That was...
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9,483
Views: 1,955,094
Posted By Cypress

Brainiac - Chevelle

Brainiac - Chevelle
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 06:09 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,632,865
Posted By Cypress

Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,632,865
Posted By Cypress

Writing backwards is harder than you would think....

Writing backwards is harder than you would think.

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m106/Cypress818/Photo2.jpg
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:47 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,632,865
Posted By Cypress

Another advantage of my job - free software. I...

Another advantage of my job - free software. I have: Leopard, iWork, Office 2008 (switched back to 2004 though), Final Cut Studio 2, Aperture (didn't use it, removed it), CS3 Master Collection....
...
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:37 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,632,865
Posted By Cypress

"cost efficient" :rolleyes: Take them all...

"cost efficient" :rolleyes:

Take them all to a local hospital and send them through the MRI machine.
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:32 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,632,865
Posted By Cypress

Meh, if I don't receive them, I don't pay for...

Meh, if I don't receive them, I don't pay for them. Business P.O.'s are handy in that respect.
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 548
Posted By Cypress

If you're not being paid for being on-call,...

If you're not being paid for being on-call, complain/quit.
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9,483
Views: 1,955,094
Posted By Cypress

Ronnie - Metallica

Ronnie - Metallica
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 984
Posted By Cypress

The Baconator review... ZOMG...

The Baconator review... ZOMG (http://www.thewvsr.com/baconator.htm)
Forum: Foo
01-31-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,632,865
Posted By Cypress

How was the gnar? Shreddable?

How was the gnar? Shreddable?
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