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05-11-18, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13,956
Views: 741,798
Posted By Higher Class

Ain't no shame in the slow game. I don't...

Ain't no shame in the slow game.

I don't even look at numbers anymore when I'm training. My power is lower than when I first got a power meter. Just trying to make the pedals go 'round.

Trash...
Replies: 263
Views: 27,201
Posted By Higher Class

scored a Miche Primato crankset for $50 with...

scored a Miche Primato crankset for $50 with chainring. Had an absolute blast trying to figure out what BB I need, as apparently they switched from ISO to JIS at some point.

It's old and beat up,...
05-05-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13,956
Views: 741,798
Posted By Higher Class

got in 35 miles today... longest yet for 2018 :p ...

got in 35 miles today... longest yet for 2018 :p

I really think working construction has prevented my fitness from going to complete trash. Lots of stair climbs lately. I can't imagine I woulda...
05-05-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13,956
Views: 741,798
Posted By Higher Class

hey hey, great to see you riding again. I feel...

hey hey, great to see you riding again. I feel like I saw you a couple of times when I was out on the rail-trail with Dirty before I left town.

I took a long break from anything resembling...
Replies: 883
Views: 219,261
Posted By Higher Class

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3899_377eb02bd5701037b10ac924b865d2ac1a6c21df.jpg

Just got this going today. I'll be replacing stuff bit-by-bit as the season...
09-12-16, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 220,425
Posted By Higher Class

fixie

fixie
02-04-16, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4,882
Views: 584,393
Posted By Higher Class

Meanwhile, in Florida... ...

Meanwhile, in Florida...

http://i.imgur.com/QOzVsyA.jpg
01-29-16, 01:27 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 14,544
Posted By Higher Class

This was somewhat painful to make. I used to work...

This was somewhat painful to make. I used to work with Premiere back when I used to skate. This was in Movie Maker, and the biggest struggle was keeping it from crashing. There is a lot left undone,...
01-10-16, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4,882
Views: 584,393
Posted By Higher Class

Hey, that's my butt! World class ride today,...

Hey, that's my butt! World class ride today, dude.


Here's a snap from last week: 497757

more zebra: 497756
09-24-15, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,689
Views: 139,906
Posted By Higher Class

I got 10th overall cat 3 in the Georgia Cycling...

I got 10th overall cat 3 in the Georgia Cycling Grand Prix. Not bad, but also not good. :|
07-08-15, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,040
Posted By Higher Class

anyone have experience with international...

anyone have experience with international shipping for frames on ebay? Got my eye on a track bike myself, but it's in Ukraine. reputable seller, $90 shipping which seems like it would cover it. Just...
Replies: 5,652
Views: 512,589
Posted By Higher Class

yes I've asked this question a few other...

yes

I've asked this question a few other places and your response has been by and large the most helpful and thought-provoking. Thank you.
07-07-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,040
Posted By Higher Class

I keep getting dropped from the group rides, but...

I keep getting dropped from the group rides, but I haven't DNF'd from a race in over a year. Maybe I'm just less afraid to bury myself when I'm 30 miles from my house on a Tuesday night.

to be...
Replies: 5,652
Views: 512,589
Posted By Higher Class

Here's a stupid one: Should I sell my...

Here's a stupid one:

Should I sell my frameset in favor of a frame with steeper, more track-specific geometry?

Current frameset: Cinelli Vigorelli. Purchased new (last year's model) on a whim...
07-07-15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,345
Posted By Higher Class

and good luck to you in your upgrade quest. I...

and good luck to you in your upgrade quest. I upgraded earlier this year and am feeling pretty cozy in the 3's.

rando question: the easiest way for me to do a 1min interval is to do a lil standing...
07-07-15, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,345
Posted By Higher Class

I got one of those Stages DA 7900 arms when they...

I got one of those Stages DA 7900 arms when they were on sale. It seems consistent enough, but it's dropped out a couple of times mid-ride, each for about 15 seconds.

And you're totally right...
07-03-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,345
Posted By Higher Class

Boy, do I know that's true! Thanks for the words.

Boy, do I know that's true! Thanks for the words.
07-03-15, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,345
Posted By Higher Class

week 3 with a power meter. my only number that...

week 3 with a power meter. my only number that seems even the least bit promising in terms of watts/kg is my sprint.. at 184cm 67kg, I never considered myself a sprinter. Funny how things work out.....
05-26-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,345
Posted By Higher Class

Ha! Haven't seen you in forever, man. Heard you...

Ha! Haven't seen you in forever, man. Heard you were spotted on a ride recently. Good on ya. I gotta make it out to a team ride soon.
05-02-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4,621
Views: 471,358
Posted By Higher Class

Dollars are being thrown this week... my brain...

Dollars are being thrown this week... my brain says power meter for the roadie but my heart says crankset/wheelset for the Vigorelli.
05-01-15, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,518
Posted By Higher Class

An hour. The longest warmup I'll do is 15 minutes...

An hour. The longest warmup I'll do is 15 minutes right before a crit.
05-01-15, 09:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,647
Posted By Higher Class

I would take your argument a few steps further...

I would take your argument a few steps further and say that there's really no reason to do anything at all ever.
05-01-15, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,270
Posted By Higher Class

I just lurked some strava files and 49/15 checks...

I just lurked some strava files and 49/15 checks out. The more you know.
05-01-15, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,345
Posted By Higher Class

I've regressed to a state of pitifully shameless...

I've regressed to a state of pitifully shameless Strava KOM hunting.
05-01-15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,647
Posted By Higher Class

Would I still race? Undoubtedly. Would I still...

Would I still race? Undoubtedly. Would I still pay $50 per. event? No, thanks. I'd rather do alleycats.
05-01-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5,876
Views: 393,125
Posted By Higher Class

Front shifting is greatly improved. My 11sp 105...

Front shifting is greatly improved. My 11sp 105 shifts to the big ring with about half the effort of my 6700. I also like that there's a little less of a need to change cassettes for different races....
04-30-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,270
Posted By Higher Class

How did they do? I'd be surprised if the guys who...

How did they do? I'd be surprised if the guys who did well went with a gear that low, considering the average speed was supposedly around 28mph.
04-30-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,445
Posted By Higher Class

First day back on a bike after over a week of...

First day back on a bike after over a week of being out of town, flatting out of the group ride (they do not wait), and then being sick with a cold. Took the track bike out since the roadie still had...
04-30-15, 07:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,529
Posted By Higher Class

Yup! Requestered

Yup! Requestered
04-30-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,529
Posted By Higher Class

https://www.strava.com/athletes/3944847 most...

https://www.strava.com/athletes/3944847

most of my rides are road, but I started riding my Vigorelli a little more recently
04-30-15, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 130,033
Posted By Higher Class

http://www.pedalroom.com/p/cinelli-experience-2200...

http://www.pedalroom.com/p/cinelli-experience-22004_1.jpg

I have since switched back to SPD-SL pedals and upgraded to an Ultegra 53/36 crank. No motivation to take a picture since I don't have a...
04-29-15, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 320,201
Posted By Higher Class

huh. It looks smaller than that to my eyeballs...

huh. It looks smaller than that to my eyeballs for some reason. Carry on.
04-29-15, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 320,201
Posted By Higher Class

Is that a polo rig? Srsly tiny looking gear.

Is that a polo rig? Srsly tiny looking gear.
04-29-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,322
Posted By Higher Class

the fixie scene around here has transcended to...

the fixie scene around here has transcended to another dimension

http://i.imgur.com/rh0cvTz.jpg
04-27-15, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,689
Views: 139,906
Posted By Higher Class

A little overdue, but I've got a cold, I'm bored,...

A little overdue, but I've got a cold, I'm bored, I haven't race since, and I didn't see a writeup on this race, so...


Florida State Criterium Championship - Brooksville, Fl - Cat4

This was...
02-04-15, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By Higher Class

My useless anecdote on gearing: My last fixed...

My useless anecdote on gearing: My last fixed gear was geared 48/22 and I could smoke a decent percentage of the local ding-dongs. I say gear down. Run a front brake if you're spinning too fast on...
02-04-15, 04:31 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,844
Posted By Higher Class

I deliver wholesale coffee orders by bicycle at a...

I deliver wholesale coffee orders by bicycle at a local roaster. It's a far cry from typical courier work (think: cargo bike, 6' trailer), but I love it. I am also a coffee cupper and...
02-04-15, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 81,434
Posted By Higher Class

Daily staples are rolled oats, oat milk, and...

Daily staples are rolled oats, oat milk, and bananas supplemented with whatever fruit looks good at the market... blueberries, strawberries, mangoes.

After a race or long ride I'll eat some sort...
02-03-15, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,689
Views: 139,906
Posted By Higher Class

Preseason crits ("B" category): 2nd, 4th, 5th ...

Preseason crits ("B" category): 2nd, 4th, 5th

Race for Humanity (cat 4/5): 2nd. Forced a 3-man chase group. Put 6 minutes into the field, but not quite enough to catch the solo break.

Dade City...
01-30-15, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,324
Posted By Higher Class

http://www.pedalroom.com/p/lemond-buenos-aires-121...

http://www.pedalroom.com/p/lemond-buenos-aires-12155_5.jpg

I think I've posted it here before, but she's just days away from being relegated to a disassembled and undetermined future. Got me from...
08-31-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 130,033
Posted By Higher Class

are those Ruffy Tuffys?! ...

are those Ruffy Tuffys?!

http://i.imgur.com/7W6aaxT.jpg
06-15-14, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 169,712
Posted By Higher Class

Ocala (Almost) Stage Race - Cat 3/4 - Day 2 ...

Ocala (Almost) Stage Race - Cat 3/4 - Day 2

My teammate was in the running for the overall, so I was trying to race as selflessly as I could while not blowing myself up. The last time I raced with...
06-03-14, 09:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,593
Posted By Higher Class

Race team kit. I can't justify buying nice...

Race team kit.

I can't justify buying nice stuff, partly bc I like to represent the team when I'm out, but mostly bc I can hardly afford my two crappy team kits a year as it is. amateur problems.
05-26-14, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,653
Posted By Higher Class

Dude... this looks almost just like a standard...

Dude... this looks almost just like a standard geared setup but less elegant and functional.
05-21-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,345
Posted By Higher Class

I always bonk on the super easy rides.

I always bonk on the super easy rides.
05-19-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,668
Posted By Higher Class

assuming your measurements are 100% accurate, I...

assuming your measurements are 100% accurate, I would put you on a 53 with a long stem. You might want to re-take your inseam measurement, though. It can be tricky (JAM IT UP THERE).
05-19-14, 10:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,685
Posted By Higher Class

Do your parents have a Jacuzzi? The great thing...

Do your parents have a Jacuzzi? The great thing about jacuzzis is that they're heated and they're the perfect size for a bicycle. Try filling it with Tri-Flow wet lubricant, turning the heat on high,...
05-19-14, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,445
Posted By Higher Class

381555 ordered new Sidis on eBay when I was...

381555
ordered new Sidis on eBay when I was drunk at ~25% below wholesale incl. shipping (win) without realizing they are Speedplay specific (ouch). My buddy is gonna sell me pedals and cleats for...
05-13-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 169,712
Posted By Higher Class

my results got lost in the ****-whirlwind of...

my results got lost in the ****-whirlwind of internet wanna-be-pro bike racing dick throbbery.

my weekend results tldr; I'm a wastoid gutterpunk who doesn't do any sort of concerted training, but...
05-12-14, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9,299
Views: 3,581,363
Posted By Higher Class

front and center! it doesn't look like it, but I...

front and center! it doesn't look like it, but I was on the verge of projectile vomiting seconds after this.

http://i.imgur.com/bJHXlZB.jpg


best photo of me so far on a bike by: Hardesty...
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