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01-24-23, 06:04 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,742
Posted By Doge

But why? It this about: -getting faster? ...

But why?
It this about:
-getting faster?
(for how long)
-going longer?
(how fast)
-Winning?

They are all different and the optimal training to do them is different. The most powerful...
01-21-23, 11:18 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 16,451
Posted By Doge

Sure. And buying more. Where we ride, where my...

Sure. And buying more. Where we ride, where my kid (24) races you don't need brakes so much and the lighter weight is nice. I have discs and spikes for the snow and ice riding.
On dry clean...
01-08-23, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

I suck - right? The fastest (juniors) are...

I suck - right? The fastest (juniors) are ignored while we pay attention to a group that has 1/10 to 1/100th the participants. You did that. You helped create that.

I saw this 10 maybe 20...
12-16-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 313,743
Posted By Doge

I have these Altec 604B Hollywood speakers in CO....

I have these Altec 604B Hollywood speakers in CO. I run them from a Pilot 232 amp which sounds just great. Recently a Facebook audio guy mentions he just found some new, not tested new, but NEW...
12-16-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 313,743
Posted By Doge

Believe it, or not (I do), Christmas is about an...

Believe it, or not (I do), Christmas is about an event in history and while the weather is always a nice topic, I like the classic Christmas songs the best.

That said - we will be in cold and...
10-28-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

I bought a bike today because it was a good deal....

I bought a bike today because it was a good deal. Kid: "Who's that for?" Me: "Mine" Kid: "Size?" Me: "M" Kid: "I'm Med" Me:"You can ride it" Kid:"No point in winning a TT if you can't finish the...
09-26-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,078
Posted By Doge

You go me on the soccer thing. He was super...

You go me on the soccer thing. He was super elite in soccer (football, association football, whatever) as a junior. I learned from one of my kid's soccer coaches that you can make more on the bench...
09-23-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 73,997
Posted By Doge

The more efficient metabolism gets fat with the...

The more efficient metabolism gets fat with the fewest calories. The fattest for the same intake and output are the most efficient. Ask Indurain.

For this thread, I'd wager all things being...
09-18-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,078
Posted By Doge

I fall into your "trench". I spent about 10 years...

I fall into your "trench". I spent about 10 years as a youth and adult soccer official. I liked the philosophy that players should just do what they needed to do to win and leave the rest to the...
08-30-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,155
Posted By Doge

The Merckx I remember was not this good even with...

The Merckx I remember was not this good even with his "help".
08-25-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,709
Posted By Doge

Here is my point. UCI / USAC the kids have...

Here is my point. UCI / USAC the kids have limited gears. Strava, a group ride they might not. They can better adult times when not restricted. Why do I want to know someone's record when performing...
08-24-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

Daniel is now a Pilot Instructor. He'll be part...

Daniel is now a Pilot Instructor. He'll be part of the largest pilot training group in the USA for the next 4 years.
He still rides....
07-20-22, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 313,743
Posted By Doge

I have this on Qbuz. Cat just writhes on the...

I have this on Qbuz. Cat just writhes on the carpet to it. Of course, I'm play through systems older than I am. The cat can tell better playback.
Guess I'm wrong. She heard via screen...
06-22-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Doge

Intervals should be effort based.

Intervals should be effort based.
06-12-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,176
Posted By Doge

I have no issue with re-hashed threads. A:...

I have no issue with re-hashed threads.

A: As high as you can go without bouncing.

Higher pressure for the same setup always provides lower rolling resistance until the tire cannot absorb the...
05-15-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

Kid was a bit embarrassed about his weekend...

Kid was a bit embarrassed about his weekend results. He heard about this "triathalon" that is Bike, Run - Kayak and decided to enter. Looking at the starting line I think he could tell this was not...
04-03-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

I visited my daughter Friday and saw her project...

I visited my daughter Friday and saw her project that she mentions was property formally owned by an American former cyclist from Austin. I may have mentioned this before, but I saw pictures this...
02-27-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

This is a snag from Junior doing a loop last...

This is a snag from Junior doing a loop last week. He's not doing fighters, but loves this plane.
His flying future is still unknown and cycling is still what he enjoys. I have no reason to post...
02-27-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 29,494
Posted By Doge

As so many of the leaders these days are very...

As so many of the leaders these days are very young, the temptation to make a determination on their cycling carrier <25 is strong. I'm glad the fans have things to look forward to.
01-28-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5,146
Views: 3,400,947
Posted By Doge

Yea - I agree. I don't do the purchasing I did...

Yea - I agree. I don't do the purchasing I did when my kid was racing more, but for many purposes, I'd buy rim brakes - still. We have both, mostly rim brakes, mostly light.
01-26-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 29,494
Posted By Doge

Nice start to the season. ...

Nice start to the season. ...
01-01-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

We got our first snow in the 2 weeks we've been...

We got our first snow in the 2 weeks we've been in CO ~ 5" this morning. Junior is off skiing with some of his ex-LUX teammates - 4 cyclists and a few not.
My wife and I were doing a walk through...
12-23-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,763
Posted By Doge

Expect TSA to open the case. Don't pack in a way...

Expect TSA to open the case. Don't pack in a way an expert is needed to repack.

Don't lock the case.

Remove RD - always (you said that)

Use zip ties and rage for loose stuff

Leave bolts...
12-23-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,628
Posted By Doge

Drink beer before the ride.

Drink beer before the ride.
11-21-21, 11:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,628
Posted By Doge

Gym? Sprints? You do not state why you want...

Gym?
Sprints?
You do not state why you want a better workout. You can certainly get faster by riding slower.
11-06-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 313,743
Posted By Doge

New (old) family members. ...

New (old) family members.
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11-01-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

As a parent, I hope it remains completely boring...

As a parent, I hope it remains completely boring and I agree the Top Gun stuff does not happen vs an enemy. The primary F35 is a flying network. The training is the dangerous part.

I think it is a...
10-31-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

We nudged my son that direction, but no... My...

We nudged my son that direction, but no...
My wife was at ARCO for some 14 years and this was a top school to recruit from. They were also in the same collegiate region as my kid's college, so I got...
10-30-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

The word was - yes (source - older ex military...

The word was - yes (source - older ex military pilots). Now, the word is no (source - general discussion and what the military is saying) as there is such a demand for pilots. USAF is having...
10-26-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

Some don't chase away so easily. Junior got...

Some don't chase away so easily.
Junior got 1st bike in his 1st Triathlon with 500 participants and won his 18-24 age group early this month in TX. Swimming and running got in the way of a better...
07-28-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

Not a lot of responses like this, but I see this...

Not a lot of responses like this, but I see this all the time with other tools. We make [software] tools and there are very different results based on who is using them.

I like folks with...
07-23-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,866
Posted By Doge

I don't, but I still think he won 7 tours. I...

I don't, but I still think he won 7 tours. I still think he was the greatest TdF rider of all time. The great Eddy was sanctioned 2 (or 3 I forget) times. Pogacar (and Lance) have not been sanctioned...
07-13-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,324
Posted By Doge

It is more strategic now - and faster. I would...

It is more strategic now - and faster. I would not expect the same Merckx to do as well today. Everyone is faster and his "help" would realize more than a few sanctions in current racing.
Merckx...
06-28-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,558
Posted By Doge

Different country have different standards. ...

Different country have different standards. Accidents due to negligence can be crimes (the axe handle flying off), or at a minimum, you are responsible for paying for the damage and maybe some pain...
06-26-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,558
Posted By Doge

There needs to be a law! Leave it to the French...

There needs to be a law! Leave it to the French to make one.

Move anything attached to you onto the course within 10 seconds of a rider approaching and be fined. Do not penalize any other...
06-24-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,292
Posted By Doge

There are a ton of variables as-it-is in standard...

There are a ton of variables as-it-is in standard tour. I like variables, but not randomness. To me variable are things you plan for and know about.

I also find it interesting to read of...
06-09-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,720
Posted By Doge

It seemed pretty fast to me (watching). He was...

It seemed pretty fast to me (watching). He was certainly struggling and lots of predictable reasons for that.
Things are different now and he pays his entry so if a DNF and/or sufferings at the...
06-09-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,720
Posted By Doge

Were you #13? My kid said someone "from the...

Were you #13? My kid said someone "from the forums" was talking to him.
05-28-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

Yes. I had 3 altercations with cars in the days...

Yes.
I had 3 altercations with cars in the days when I commuted. Just go direct to the insurance company.

Also good to be medically checked out. Insurance has some stupid formula for pain and...
05-27-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,497
Posted By Doge

How old are you and how many TT miles you got in...

How old are you and how many TT miles you got in your legs? Do you know how to TT?
If <30 male, I think many could in a year of < 7 hours a week of focused training. Not including diet and sleep...
05-26-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,771
Posted By Doge

Never waxed one. I bought waxed chains from...

Never waxed one.
I bought waxed chains from friction facts every year before nats for my kid. They were about $40 more. I think they made a phycological difference and they were nice and clean...
05-26-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

I realize I'm being somewhat hypocritical as now...

I realize I'm being somewhat hypocritical as now my kid is not on LUX/any team he's at the receiving end. Then as juniors they had no other choice. And they also stopped doing most local junior races...
05-25-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

Unrelated to racing...I (me, not kid) did this. I...

Unrelated to racing...I (me, not kid) did this. I actually think it will greatly improve my fitness. About the price of the highest priced bicycles....
05-25-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

Nothing has proven to be better.

Nothing has proven to be better.
05-24-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

I expect trail runners could beat this, but the...

I expect trail runners could beat this, but the fun part was they were cyclists.

Junior flew to SoCal Friday climb Mt Baldy (A well know SoCal mountain furiousferret ) fast with his LUX alum...
05-20-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,720
Posted By Doge

He was. I was the large guy walking around in...

He was. I was the large guy walking around in the red flannel lumberjack shirt with a video camera. Too busy this week working to edit the video.
When juniors the LUX kids would do a team thing...
05-06-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 525,930
Posted By Doge

I don't think I have the sharpening thing figured...

I don't think I have the sharpening thing figured out. I might get some DMT steels or stones. My expectations are high and I like them a lot sharper than needed.
From a slicing session:...
05-03-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,720
Posted By Doge

You might be a bit too well adjusted for this...

You might be a bit too well adjusted for this sport.
05-03-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,720
Posted By Doge

TMonk CBR - May 16th? Is that Mother's day? ...

TMonk CBR - May 16th? Is that Mother's day? I'm not sure junior can keep up. I'm happy to be dadding around. ...
05-02-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,720
Posted By Doge

I drove by the race and pointed it out to my wife...

I drove by the race and pointed it out to my wife and asked if she wanted to watch. We didn't. I re-confirmed, that I am a true fan of the sport even if my kid isn't in it.
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