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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By denvertrout

Waco texas - bike rental and group ride

Headed to Waco for a couple of days and trying to find a bike to rent and a group ride. I saw a tuesday group ride that looks good, but can't find a bike. Any tips? Hoping to ride Tues and Wed.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,637
Posted By denvertrout

It is a great starting point for only 3 weeks on...

It is a great starting point for only 3 weeks on the bike. Assuming that you continue to progress and improve your skill, if you wanted to race you have the potential to do quite well. Not sure what...
01-11-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,862
Posted By denvertrout

LOL, I don't try unless on my ride I am going...

LOL, I don't try unless on my ride I am going through a segment that fits my planned route, I feel great, and the wind is favorable. I mainly ride in the Boulder area, good lord there are a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,001
Posted By denvertrout

Yeah, I agree.

Yeah, I agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,001
Posted By denvertrout

I don't understand your question? I edited my...

I don't understand your question? I edited my reply to be more clear.
01-10-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,862
Posted By denvertrout

I lost the drive for KOM's this season. My...

I lost the drive for KOM's this season. My strongest season yet, but watching other friends basically plan a ride just to get a KOM, blah. I still go for some if I am out for a ride and the timing...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,001
Posted By denvertrout

I use power as the main determiner of training...

I use power as the main determiner of training zones vs HR. However ,if I am planning a zone 2 ride at 230 watts and my HR should be 130 but is 150, I am no longer training zone 2 physiologically,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,394
Posted By denvertrout

Haha, or the OP can research what the best do and...

Haha, or the OP can research what the best do and try something different from what he may be doing currently. Inigo, 25 years training and researching elite and world tour riders. I know he knows...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,394
Posted By denvertrout

If the original posters FTP is truly 360,...

If the original posters FTP is truly 360, threshold is not the issue. Building the lactate clearance may be a key part in his success on the rides that he enjoys. Inigo San Millan, coach to Tadej...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,394
Posted By denvertrout

Interesting that no-one has mentioned zone 2...

Interesting that no-one has mentioned zone 2 training to build your lactate threshold. Google Inigo San Millan. All kinds of interviews worth listening to.
04-29-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,093
Posted By denvertrout

I have been using xert for over a year. In the...

I have been using xert for over a year. In the winter months great for indoor training. So many workouts to choose from. You can also link up to other coach's workouts, so even more options. On the...
01-22-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,314
Posted By denvertrout

48 is very young for a replacement. Is a partial...

48 is very young for a replacement. Is a partial applicable in your case? At 48 a replacement would mean another one in your lifetime.
12-28-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,315
Posted By denvertrout

I have a couple of races at 29- 29.3 avg speed...

I have a couple of races at 29- 29.3 avg speed over 44 minutes. Just after a upgrade to Cat3 and racing the weekly p,1,2,3 race. Someone always attacking, it was an eyeopener on how fast the fast...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By denvertrout

I have been riding mine for 5 years now. Not a...

I have been riding mine for 5 years now. Not a single problem. No reason to ever upgrade as far as I am concerned. Light and fast. I have only seen 1 other in that time, unlike all the other brands...
03-30-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,436
Posted By denvertrout

Well, I ended up running 80 psi front/back. Felt...

Well, I ended up running 80 psi front/back. Felt good, actually felt great! I don't know if that was the pressure or the GP5000tl tire itself. I have for the past several years lost all nerve to...
03-23-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,436
Posted By denvertrout

Thanks for the charts. Wow, 66psi for a 170 lb...

Thanks for the charts. Wow, 66psi for a 170 lb rider on 25mm tires, that seems crazy. That is ok for high speed turns of a crit? Will try dropping today to upper 70's and see how it feels. Running...
03-22-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,436
Posted By denvertrout

Crit racing-tubeless tire pressure

I am new to tubeless this season. I used to race clinchers at 110psi, last year went to 90, and didn't really feel the difference. This year did some crit practice on the course for tomorrow and rode...
02-24-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5,908
Views: 472,597
Posted By denvertrout

Just got some new wheels and am also going...

Just got some new wheels and am also going tubeless. Yoeleo 50mm up front and 60mm in the back. Conti 5000tl, went on pretty easy and holding air with minimal loss. Have yet to ride with tubeless due...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-18, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By denvertrout

Getting closer to heading to Vancouver. Any other...

Getting closer to heading to Vancouver. Any other recommendations for a race bike rental? So, far not having much luck as racing can be risky and the shops I have been in touch with don't want that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By denvertrout

Vancouver tuesday night world race?

I am headed to Vancouver this summer for a week and would love to race one of these races. I am a Cat3 masters racer. Does anyone know about this series and how I would go about racing a night? Also,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-18, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By denvertrout

Yes and yes.

Yes and yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,062
Posted By denvertrout

I would advise looking further into the neck....

I would advise looking further into the neck. Sounds like position (posture) affects your symptoms quite a bit. Website to find a good PT. https://www.mckenzieinstituteusa.org/ . Did none of the 4...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,062
Posted By denvertrout

Have you had your neck looked at? Pretty easy to...

Have you had your neck looked at? Pretty easy to mimick those same symptoms due to the position of cycling. You don't mention your age, or if there are other aggravating positions or causes? Should...
04-22-18, 07:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,290
Posted By denvertrout

I'll play!! I upgraded to 3's after a season for...

I'll play!! I upgraded to 3's after a season for one reason, to race with the 1,2,3's in the weekly crit race. In the 4,5 race, I was competing and generally winning the sprints, every 3rd lap, and...
04-06-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 49,847
Posted By denvertrout

First race of the season last week was a rough...

First race of the season last week was a rough start. Cat 3 masters, short 45 minute crit, with a fast downhill right turn, and very narrow 2nd right turn. The 3rd turn was wide and good road, no...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,429
Posted By denvertrout

You don't mention how the new fit feels? Isn't...

You don't mention how the new fit feels? Isn't that what all this is about? Go ride your bike and see how you feel on it. Give it some time and you will know if it is right for you or not. And if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-18, 06:38 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,699
Posted By denvertrout

I have no difficulty maintaining 250 watts on a...

I have no difficulty maintaining 250 watts on a downhill. Of course I can choose to not work and coast or choose to maintain my power output. My SST training rides at 45-60 minutes result in varied...
07-12-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,168
Posted By denvertrout

Marcel Kittel sprint power?

Listening to the team director from today's stage, and he mentioned Kittel with 2100 watts on his sprint? Can that be right? Maybe when fresh, but could that possibly be possible after 120 miles of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-17, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By denvertrout

Atlanta Friday morning ride

I am in druid hills, Right next to Emory in Atlanta. Any fast group Friday or Saturday morning rides?
05-14-17, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By denvertrout

Well, just to followup on the race. Overall was...

Well, just to followup on the race. Overall was not that hard. A couple of small breaks, nothing major nothing threatening. Got caught in a crash with 5 laps to go, off the bike, around the guy on...
05-12-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By denvertrout

Field sprint or go early?

First crit is tomorrow for the season. A couple of road races this spring that went well. This is a race I can do very well at, non technical, fast, flat. Previous wins I have gone early and held on,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-17, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By denvertrout

I am going on 6 years now with daily, never goes...

I am going on 6 years now with daily, never goes away leg pain. Doesn't matter what I do or not do in term of exercise, nutrition, massage, stretching...etc. I am almost sure it is a blood flow...
04-21-17, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,818
Posted By denvertrout

Once in a race no-one is going to care how you...

Once in a race no-one is going to care how you got to that point. I upgraded early from 4>3 solely so that I could race in my favorite weekday race. The 4-5 race was easy, and I wanted to race with...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By denvertrout

Better pics.

Better pics.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By denvertrout

perfect condition, maybe 1or 2 light scratches on...

perfect condition, maybe 1or 2 light scratches on the frame. Cross style brakes on the top bar were added, as my wife didn't like the reach for the hoods. Shifts perfect, no wear in drivetrain at all.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By denvertrout

1987 R600 Cannondale

I bought this bike for my wife a couple of years ago. Original owner sold after buying new and hanging in his garage for years. Still had original dry rotted tires and leather toe straps when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-17, 07:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,763
Posted By denvertrout

I live in Colorado, front range, and rode until...

I live in Colorado, front range, and rode until last season 53-39 with 11-23. Doable on all the front range climbs, evans, loveland, vail. Can't imagine it being an issue in Florida..
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-16, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,089
Posted By denvertrout

Convert .CSV file to upload to strava?

The spin bike I use at the gym allows me to save the ride as a .csv and upload to training peaks, but I can't figure out how to get it to strava. Any ideas on how to convert it to a file type Strava...
12-19-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,533
Posted By denvertrout

When I was in PT school and were learning about...

When I was in PT school and were learning about the stim units all the guys in class, about 9 of us of 60, set up the pads on our quads and cranked it up as high as we could tolerate. Full on...
11-04-16, 07:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,954
Posted By denvertrout

I spent $20 on a used trainer after mine broke....

I spent $20 on a used trainer after mine broke. Power meter on the bike and I am set for year round power analysis.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-16, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,458
Posted By denvertrout

Thanks for the replies. After a quick 15 miles...

Thanks for the replies. After a quick 15 miles with a small adjustment, did not like it. Felt cramped and did not help my back. Wonder if I need to move the seat back just a bit as well? I have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,458
Posted By denvertrout

Rotate hips forward = tilt nose of saddle down a bit?

I am trying to change my bike position on the saddle to get a little more comfort in my lower back. I in effect want to position my saddle so that my lower spine is "flatter". Do I tilt the nose down...
07-23-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By denvertrout

Seems like you should be able to maintain 175...

Seems like you should be able to maintain 175 watts even on a downhill, especially since it sounds like they are small rollers you are riding. Maybe turn speed off on your computer and really just...
04-23-16, 06:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,446
Posted By denvertrout

Yes, I believe that is the goal, to become faster...

Yes, I believe that is the goal, to become faster and stronger at a given HR. If your zone 2 is 125-135 for example,then you should be faster or produce more power (depends what you are measuring) in...
04-15-16, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,672
Posted By denvertrout

24:15. Avg grade looks to be 5%, 1271 feet.

24:15. Avg grade looks to be 5%, 1271 feet.
04-14-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,672
Posted By denvertrout

FTP 290 on hills 255 on flats?

My goal today was to ride a tough hill section (4.5 miles) at 300 watts avg, knowing that I was capable of doing this for a much shorter duration. Well I came up short by 10 watts, I am happy. Now...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-16, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,083
Posted By denvertrout

I have brand new Mavic pedals with cleats for...

I have brand new Mavic pedals with cleats for sale if interested...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-16, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,606
Posted By denvertrout

I had a problem with my chain popping off the...

I had a problem with my chain popping off the small chain ring up front with barely any load. Turns out the chain ring was installed backwards. Reinstalled correctly and never had the problem again
03-08-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,446
Posted By denvertrout

I can only say what worked for me, and that was...

I can only say what worked for me, and that was consistent efforts in zone 2. They were not impressive speeds to start, and sometimes felt like I was barely moving, but stay consistent and it changes...
03-07-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,446
Posted By denvertrout

Sounds as if you really need to shift your...

Sounds as if you really need to shift your training to another zone. You are putting a ton of hours in for training, but does not appear you are close to maximizing your results. I rarely get more...
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