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Old 02-22-21, 08:32 PM
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post
no clue. It is supposed to help. Prolly just modern-day snake oil. The Chiropractor is doing this. I have a witch-doctor too.
Just hope you’re not spending the rent money on it. Let us know if it works!
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Did I mention that I broke 1000 watts in a sprint the other day? 1013 watts to be exact. Kinda freaked me out a little.
You are to old to be throwing down wattage like that fatso, you trying to give yerself a stroke or something?
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Did I mention that I broke 1000 watts in a sprint the other day? 1013 watts to be exact. Kinda freaked me out a little.
I couldn’t do that if you burned my entire body, captured every calorie, and used them to run a steam turbine for 8 seconds.
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Did I mention that I broke 1000 watts in a sprint the other day? 1013 watts to be exact. Kinda freaked me out a little.
You are out of control.
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Would you expect anything less?
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Bianchi

Hi, I would like to buy a Bianchi (I am undecided between a Via Nirone or Impulso). I would like to understand what's the best size for me. my Height is 6'1 "

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Originally Posted by Jacopo84@ View Post
Hi, I would like to buy a Bianchi (I am undecided between a Via Nirone or Impulso). I would like to understand what's the best size for me. my Height is 6'1 "

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Buy them both, be happy.
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Originally Posted by Jacopo84@ View Post
Hi, I would like to buy a Bianchi (I am undecided between a Via Nirone or Impulso). I would like to understand what's the best size for me. my Height is 6'1 "

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Buy them both, be happy.
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Hi, I would like to buy a Bianchi (I am undecided between a Via Nirone or Impulso). I would like to understand what's the best size for me. my Height is 6'1 "

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Did I mention that I broke 1000 watts in a sprint the other day? 1013 watts to be exact. Kinda freaked me out a little.
impressive.
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60 degrees tomorrow!!!!!!!
Its going to be 46 here, but rain all day.

I just finished clearing the driveway of the three inches of. “Nuisance snow” we got yesterday.

fun fact- I have lost sufficient weight that my FTP w/kg is over 3 for the first time since maybe ever. Getting it to 4 will be rough.
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impressive.
Training, it works... who knew?
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Originally Posted by Jacopo84@ View Post
Hi, I would like to buy a Bianchi (I am undecided between a Via Nirone or Impulso). I would like to understand what's the best size for me. my Height is 6'1 "

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Ok, in all seriousness. I am also 6'-1" by happy coincidence, and I ride a 58cm , I can also make a 56cm work and be quite comfortable on it. So that would be your starting point.
For recreational type riding the 58cm is excellent , for anything serious I would try a 56cm and tailor the fit for your needs.
However, all bodies are not the same. your fit may vary . See a fitter for a Professional opinion.
have a great day!
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Originally Posted by phrantic09 View Post
Its going to be 46 here, but rain all day.

I just finished clearing the driveway of the three inches of. “Nuisance snow” we got yesterday.

fun fact- I have lost sufficient weight that my FTP w/kg is over 3 for the first time since maybe ever. Getting it to 4 will be rough.
Let me tell you about a little secret I recently learned about, kind of by accident.
Training actually works.
Ikr! Who would have guessed? It wasnt even structured training, just hill repeats, lots of climbing.. and saddle time.
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Let me tell you about a little secret I recently learned about, kind of by accident.
Training actually works.
Ikr! Who would have guessed? It wasnt even structured training, just hill repeats, lots of climbing.. and saddle time.

Science?
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So I mentioned yesterday it would be 60 degrees. That still stands, but of course when I can ride it’s 32.
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fun fact- I have lost sufficient weight that my FTP w/kg is over 3 for the first time since maybe ever. Getting it to 4 will be rough.


Awesome. You can do it!
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Science?

Voodoo, witchcraft, magic , whatever works.
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“Nuisance snow”
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There is no other kind of snow.
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Just had an interesting thought, as I am putting on my shoes. Would it possible to make power meter shoes? or something that attaches to the shoe so that you could move it from bike to bike more easily. And I mean a company make something not the rider.
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So I mentioned yesterday it would be 60 degrees. That still stands, but of course when I can ride it’s 32.
As I read this I am listening to the sounds of my electric space heaters try to warm my tiny little office, while 2 plow trucks and a couple of snow blowers clear the parking lot outside my tool room. The clatter of rocksalt as it cascades across the icy cold tin of the exterior sheeting of this frozen barn I work in...... 60 degrees.....what a thought.... 60 degrees..... palm trees,.... hoola girls...... Mirages......
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As I read this I am listening to the sounds of my electric space heaters try to warm my tiny little office, while 2 plow trucks and a couple of snow blowers clear the parking lot outside my tool room. The clatter of rocksalt as it cascades across the icy cold tin of the exterior sheeting of this frozen barn I work in...... 60 degrees.....what a thought.... 60 degrees..... palm trees,.... hoola girls...... Mirages......

I never said life was fair, or glamorous.
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Just had an interesting thought, as I am putting on my shoes. Would it possible to make power meter shoes? or something that attaches to the shoe so that you could move it from bike to bike more easily. And I mean a company make something not the rider.
careful you're cutting into profit margins... Sram has spies everywhere...
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I never said life was fair, or glamorous.
A boy can dream, cant he?
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60 degrees..... palm trees,.... hoola girls...... Mirages......
Nope, nope, and nope.
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