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07-19-24, 09:43 PM
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Posted By Sierra_rider

As you age, that's probably one of the...

As you age, that's probably one of the intensities/power metrics you want to target. The 30 seconds efforts used to be, and kinda still are, my specialty. However, I've put my long-climbing abilities...
07-19-24, 09:16 PM
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Posted By Sierra_rider

Several more: ...

Several more:

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07-19-24, 09:11 PM
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Posted By Sierra_rider

MTB ride today...only 22 miles, but 4100' of...

MTB ride today...only 22 miles, but 4100' of gain...and at elevation(nearly 10k'.) It's a semi-local route, but the first time I've ever done this ride...I was pleasantly surprised to find out that I...
07-19-24, 05:37 PM
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Posted By jaxgtr

Got in 45 and 525 ft inside after work. Massive...

Got in 45 and 525 ft inside after work. Massive storms all around and lots of lightning, so inside was the better option.
07-19-24, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By Iride01

Gnarly? No. Noisy? Yes. I think I would...

Gnarly? No. Noisy? Yes.

I think I would have rather been in the other tunnel with traffic going the same direction so I don't get dazzled by all the headlights.
07-19-24, 12:46 PM
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Posted By jadmt

got in an early ride and just me and the other...

got in an early ride and just me and the other turkeys up early...

AQI is starting to inch up it was 113 when I finished was like 86 at the start.
...
07-19-24, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By MinnMan

Replace your rim tape.

Replace your rim tape.
07-19-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6,773
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Posted By HectorStorm

Did 20 miles down at Rother Valley Park...

Did 20 miles down at Rother Valley Park (multi-use trail).

Bike currently is not roadworthy, due to broken front brake. However, it is still rideable, but only on trails for safety purposes. Temp...
07-18-24, 09:50 PM
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Posted By ofajen

About 23 miles. Beautiful day and kudos to trail...

About 23 miles. Beautiful day and kudos to trail maintenance staff for rebuilding some heavily damaged MKT trail sections already! 👍

Otto
07-18-24, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Sierra_rider

A little gravel loop across the street from my...

A little gravel loop across the street from my house...21 miles and 2800' of climbing. Lot's of hike-a-biking with trees down, jumping gates, etc, so it took me a couple of hours to do.
...
07-18-24, 06:47 PM
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Posted By bald1der

Took the new ride out for a shakedown run this...

Took the new ride out for a shakedown run this morning. 13 miles
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07-18-24, 10:39 AM
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Posted By t2p

only wear a fishing vest when I’m using Kool Stop...

only wear a fishing vest when I’m using Kool Stop salmon brake pads

there is the compatibility thing
07-18-24, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6,773
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Posted By Smaug1

I led one of my club's beginner-friendly rides...

I led one of my club's beginner-friendly rides last night. I wanted to do a different route and take it kind of easy, as a few members are doing the RAIN (Ride Across INdiana) ride this Saturday. We...
07-17-24, 09:37 PM
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Posted By Sierra_rider

Some more indoor mileage...zone 2 ride with a...

Some more indoor mileage...zone 2 ride with a fake 24 miles, 1000' climbing, and a very real average wattage of 247...or 255 watts if not counting the warm up.
07-17-24, 07:27 AM
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Posted By WaveyGravey

Where I live I am very concerned about deer...

Where I live I am very concerned about deer running in front of me.
07-17-24, 06:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,459
Posted By noimagination

For want of a better term: form. I always...

For want of a better term: form.

I always seem to be wasting power by committing one or more of the following sins: not pedaling circles; elbows too straight/not in aero posture; back bowed...
07-17-24, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By Troul

Amazon sellers with known store names usually...

Amazon sellers with known store names usually will sell the legitimate product... I say usually as I'm not going to speak for everyone's buying experience. I just know that I've never had counterfeit...
07-17-24, 06:09 AM
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Posted By bboy314

Just because Bezos isn’t as loud as Musk (as in...

Just because Bezos isn’t as loud as Musk (as in smart enough to keep his mouth shut) doesn’t mean he’s less reprehensible. Read up sometime on how he got where he is, including his past and continued...
07-16-24, 10:22 PM
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Posted By Sierra_rider

More underachiever status tonight, on some VO2...

More underachiever status tonight, on some VO2 max intervals. Started out as 5x5 minutes @395 watts...halfway through, I realized I was probably going to fail the workout if I didn't dial back the...
07-16-24, 02:46 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By Leisesturm

What we have heah, is failure to communicate ...

What we have heah, is failure to communicate ...
07-16-24, 02:22 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By big john

Did that on a mountain bike on a descent called...

Did that on a mountain bike on a descent called "Hell Hill". Rear brake lever went to the grip, luckily there was runout at the bottom. Steep and loose, the front brake was not the answer. It would...
07-16-24, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Smaug1

Saturday: 104 miles; it was my club's annual...

Saturday: 104 miles; it was my club's annual invitational ride. It was a slow pace, as one of us three had this as only his 3rd ride this year due to an injury. My butt and wrists were sore. I can't...
07-16-24, 12:16 AM
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Posted By Biker395

Greenstone Lake - Just outside of Yosemite ...

Greenstone Lake - Just outside of Yosemite

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07-15-24, 06:51 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By oldwinger14

If you think many accessories for bicycles are...

If you think many accessories for bicycles are overpriced, buy some parts and/or accessories for an exotic sports car.
07-14-24, 08:38 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By genejockey

Insufficient data for analysis. How long? How...

Insufficient data for analysis. How long? How steep? How straight? Any runout at the bottom?
07-14-24, 07:42 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By Polaris OBark

Cling to my disc brakes like a gerbil on greased...

Cling to my disc brakes like a gerbil on greased teflon.
07-14-24, 12:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,459
Posted By Camilo

Caffeinated gu.

Caffeinated gu.
07-14-24, 01:22 AM
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Posted By letrebici

Last night. Ride from my house to a mild workout...

Last night. Ride from my house to a mild workout ride. I have not ridden the Lemond in 9 months and that was a rarity. I added all my lights, so I was a disco party! 22 miles mild elevation gain.
...
07-14-24, 01:13 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

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Out beyond the Thames Barrier flood defences looking back at London. The...
07-13-24, 07:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By Broctoon

I think oversized pulley wheels to “upgrade” your...

I think oversized pulley wheels to “upgrade” your rear derailleur at a cost of several hundred dollars deserves a nomination.
07-13-24, 06:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,459
Posted By terrymorse

Strava live segments on my Garmin. They're like...

Strava live segments on my Garmin. They're like rocket fuel.

One popped up today on a half mile climb, saying I was ahead of my PR pace, so I drilled it. New PR, "old guy" KOM.
07-13-24, 05:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

A wife.. I'll be here all week Try the...

A wife..

I'll be here all week
Try the veal...
07-13-24, 04:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,459
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I'd forgotten all about beta alanine. My wife...

I'd forgotten all about beta alanine. My wife can't take it - her prickling is too severe. I looked up dosage and what's recommended is 4-6g daily. Doesn't seem like 75mg would do anything. I used to...
07-13-24, 04:30 PM
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Posted By DonTx

from the Enchanted forest

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Entry to the forbidden forest.
07-13-24, 03:40 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Koyote

Leisesturm is blindly speculating, so you can...

Leisesturm is blindly speculating, so you can safely ignore him.

No Garmin cycle computer will give you voice instructions. You can get them to beep when you are to take a turn, but you will have...
07-13-24, 12:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,947
Posted By Koyote

As demonstrated by the very large number of...

As demonstrated by the very large number of tubeless tires which come with puncture protection layers, your statement above is incorrect.
07-13-24, 10:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,459
Posted By bruce19

A PB and raspberry preserves sandwich with sliced...

A PB and raspberry preserves sandwich with sliced banana on Italian Semolina sliced bread that I get from the Paramount Bakery in Newark, NJ. I have it shipped t my house. Post ride : (after some...
07-13-24, 10:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,459
Posted By squirtdad

Coffee to get me going in the morning in the...

Coffee to get me going in the morning in the morning If you are a grind your own beans, have multiple different coffee makers and like a 1:14 ratio, get a subscription from these guys and you...
07-13-24, 10:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,161
Posted By SoSmellyAir

More likely a new conspiracy between Big Internal...

More likely a new conspiracy between Big Internal Hub and Big Belt.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-24, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By Koyote

I know you're joking, but I'm not gonna buy a...

I know you're joking, but I'm not gonna buy a bike that would get me DQ'd from almost every race I'm interested in riding.

I was just commenting on different approaches. Some people enjoy spending...
07-12-24, 05:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,947
Posted By t2p

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it’s those Germans … ever since they bombed Pearl Harbor …
07-12-24, 04:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,341
Posted By tedder987

[OP brief update] Only a week (and 78 miles) in. ...

[OP brief update] Only a week (and 78 miles) in. I think the extra stretching added protein might be helping. Teaching doubles (12 hour days) this weekend on the motorcycle range though so won't...
07-12-24, 02:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,527
Posted By terrymorse

I nabbed another old guy first place yesterday,...

I nabbed another old guy first place yesterday, in an odd way.

It was my third ride after a week-long bout with COVID, so I was taking it pretty easy. But I started to feel better during the ride,...
07-12-24, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,077
Posted By georges1

20km on my usual local trail this time went with...

20km on my usual local trail this time went with the 2006 Trek 6500 SLR that I haven't used for a while, I went faster than my previous time 50 minutes. The XT T780T transmission shifts well, the...
07-12-24, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 904,506
Posted By t2p

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07-12-24, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6,773
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Posted By HectorStorm

Did about 12 miles of hills today. Many...

Did about 12 miles of hills today.

Many people, espeically in the USA and other parts of Europe may find this surprising, but here in the UK we have a large underworld of feral youths, many of...
07-11-24, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,077
Posted By Sierra_rider

Getting some more heat training in...32 miles and...

Getting some more heat training in...32 miles and 4500' of road climbing. The main feature of today was hot temps and a 1 hour climb, mostly in the sun. The main climb is roughly 7.5 miles and 2800'...
07-11-24, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 904,506
Posted By curbtender

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07-11-24, 03:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By Speedskater

Age 82 Total Knee Replacement 14 months ago. ...

Age 82
Total Knee Replacement 14 months ago.
That single leg wall sit 60 seconds.
07-11-24, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,077
Posted By GamblerGORD53

I finally did my first ever TWO Fer ride, not...

I finally did my first ever TWO Fer ride, not exactly on purpose but I did take spare underwear, Sunday/ Monday July 10, 72 + 70 miles. I took my AW 3 again, = Always Works. LOL.
This was SE to...
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