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07-28-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By Koyote

Just a side note: this is why every forum has a...

Just a side note: this is why every forum has a search function.
07-27-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By caloso

Lately, I’ve been doing all my workouts on coffee...

Lately, I’ve been doing all my workouts on coffee only. If it’s over threshold, I need to eat a bar or something midway.
07-27-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By hubcyclist

Took my workout outside today since I’m at my...

Took my workout outside today since I’m at my parents place. Was 3 blocks of 16x45sec on at 123% and off at recovery. Ended up with 172 tss. My NP for each block was over threshold so I’m liking that.
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 780
Posted By RubeRad

fify

fify
07-26-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By Psimet2001

I made it out to do the Madison last week at...

I made it out to do the Madison last week at Northbrook myself. Was talking to a local that races a lot of masters nationals and worlds and he was talking about how crazy gear selection has gotten...
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 262
Posted By EJ123

Magic of the GLP-1s (trulicity, ozempic, etc)

I work in healthcare and received some samples. Most are once a week injections and the data on these drugs are impressive. People on Ozempic were losing like 10-15%, sometimes 20% of their body...
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 780
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I hate people. The only loyal creatures are cats...

I hate people. The only loyal creatures are cats and that is debatable lol.
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 780
Posted By J.Higgins

No mortgage IS sweet. The day you pay that off...

No mortgage IS sweet. The day you pay that off will be a great.

So look at this as a new start? Move to a new place and make some new friends. Friendship will find you if you are willing.
07-23-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By caloso

Going to be off the bike for most of next week,...

Going to be off the bike for most of next week, so I'm just going to drive the TSB as far negative as I can till then. 1:30 of over-under intervals this morning, which I just hate. But I'm glad I...
Forum: Triathlon
07-22-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By BobsPoprad

Best thing you can do is go to a specialty...

Best thing you can do is go to a specialty running shop. The good ones will have people who have run for years and can help you decide based on your stride, style, etc.
like some have said, lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,775
Posted By kingston

I think you are leaving too much wax on the...

I think you are leaving too much wax on the chain. I hang the chain on a hook and wipe off all the exterior wax with a rag while the chain is still hot.
07-20-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By GhostRider62

860 calories in an hour implies an average power...

860 calories in an hour implies an average power of around 240-250 watts. This would take a lot of fitness to achieve. To only go 15 mph on 240-250 watts would mean either a stiff headwind or...
07-19-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Hermes

Track on Saturday with wife. 2x2K TTT, 25 mph...

Track on Saturday with wife. 2x2K TTT, 25 mph (meh) and 4K TTT riding two z2 laps and one fast last taking turns leading out. Nice day at the track. Sunday was a 30 mile endurance ride along the...
07-19-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 867
Posted By pgjackson

They aren't really meant for exercise. They are...

They aren't really meant for exercise. They are fun to ride at the beach and bar hop on. If you are trying to ride it fast, you are doing it wrong.
07-04-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By philbob57

He reminds me of a previous yellow jersey winner...

He reminds me of a previous yellow jersey winner who is not listed as a winner. Am I the only one?
06-30-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,201
Posted By WhyFi

'cause my legs are ******' sexy.

'cause my legs are ******' sexy.
06-28-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,201
Posted By Bah Humbug

Am I not “racy” enough?

Every morning (almost literally) I wake up, put on spandex, and go out riding one of my “Tour de France-type” drop bar bikes. Every day I pass flat bar bikes of all sorts - mountain, hybrid,...
06-28-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,682
Posted By livedarklions

I want royalties.

I want royalties.
06-28-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,682
Posted By Badger6

Buy a power meter, use that to structure your...

Buy a power meter, use that to structure your workouts. 250W is 250W no matter how much the bike+rider system weighs, how hard the wind is blowing, and in what direction, how much sleep you had, if...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 377,104
Posted By Andy Somnifac

That should be a tattoo.[/color]

That should be a tattoo.[/color]
06-20-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Hermes

Saturday - 2x20 km TTT with wife. She pulled the...

Saturday - 2x20 km TTT with wife. She pulled the first one and I pulled the second one. Legs felt good.

Sunday - 2 hour endurance ride along the coast most high z2 low z3 with some sweet spot....
06-19-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By dsaul

A properly set up drivetrain should be able to...

A properly set up drivetrain should be able to use the big/big combo without causing damage to the derailleur. I have used that combo many times on my SRAM equipped bikes with no problem. If the...
06-18-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By VicBC_Biker

Tour de France Ad- I see myself in this one!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWFEtuVqOag
06-18-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,232
Posted By colombo357

It can be bad at the front too if you don't pay...

It can be bad at the front too if you don't pay attention.

You blast through a corner and hold all your speed, finding yourself alone at the front. Meanwhile everyone in back of you slows down and...
06-18-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,232
Posted By colnago62

The one I was told was sprinters with no...

The one I was told was sprinters with no endurance don’t win bike races.
06-18-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Hermes

Hour of power, road bike, on Fiesta with 40...

Hour of power, road bike, on Fiesta with 40 second >120% efforts every lap. Fiesta is ideally suited for this workout since for all intents and purposes, it is just a long track with 4.1 mile laps. ...
06-16-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,232
Posted By Psimet2001

Also the talk comments are for the ones...you...

Also the talk comments are for the ones...you know who they are. The rider who gets dropped a few laps in before it got really hard who spend the next 2 hours telling everyone how they were "right...
06-16-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,232
Posted By Psimet2001

This always reminds me of the quote I have on the...

This always reminds me of the quote I have on the back of my business cards: "Strange people, bike riders. They imagine a racing bike is made for going quickly. They're wrong. A racing bike is made...
06-15-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,308
Posted By tkamd73

Sorry, but old cars were not more reliable. Tim

Sorry, but old cars were not more reliable.
Tim
06-10-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By caloso

Did a ramp test earlier this week. 3 watts lower...

Did a ramp test earlier this week. 3 watts lower than before I got shingles so basically no fitness lost. Did a VO2max workout tonight (4x5’ @ 110%) and hit my targets. Hard but doable.
06-10-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,232
Posted By Psimet2001

This seemed timely… ...

This seemed timely…
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x751/72001761_61d2_45f6_9382_de8a46e0df30_20d901289e32733811ce73c4ca530ab2d5218d55.jpeg
06-10-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,232
Posted By Psimet2001

Thanks for trying racing and hells yes stick with...

Thanks for trying racing and hells yes stick with it.

For all but very few a first race is like a swift kick in the teeth. You really don't know how fast it's really going to be or what's required...
06-09-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 185,858
Posted By caloso

I guess it would depend on the group, but around...

I guess it would depend on the group, but around here I think that’s all you would need to say. I’d also make sure you know the route and how to get home on your own if you get dropped. Possibly...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,094
Posted By SoSmellyAir

First, congratulations on moving to a house on...

First, congratulations on moving to a house on top of a "significant hill"; the view must be excellent, and thus worth the climb, for which you may consider a 10-36 cassette:

SRAM Force XG-1270...
06-07-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,317
Posted By 79pmooney

In a stage race, everyone needs to finish inside...

In a stage race, everyone needs to finish inside the time limit to start the next day. So, if you were hired to be the diesel on the flat stages, you have to finish the mountain stages within (say)...
06-03-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,232
Posted By guachi

The lifting isn't really useful (like others have...

The lifting isn't really useful (like others have said) for climbing. I did no squats or dead lifts and in 18 months increased my FTP from 220W to 300W. Any time you spent lifting could probably...
06-03-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 175,454
Posted By ntnyln

Spent the day with my fitter. He uses the Reutl...

Spent the day with my fitter. He uses the Reutl video analysis, so it was a 5-hour affair to dial in two bikes. We made some changes to both road and TT bike in Jan of 20, then COVID hit, and I never...
06-03-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By furiousferret

IMO, usually not too much you can do if the...

IMO, usually not too much you can do if the ringers are vastly stronger and in club rides that's often the case. I think its important to try something though.

Tell your teammates they just have...
06-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By cmh

I won my first race of the season! It was a...

I won my first race of the season! It was a short circuit race, 50+, 5 laps 1.3 miles each with a 136' hill and the start/finish line half way up. ~20 starters. 1 team had 3 strong riders and they...
06-02-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 723
Posted By caloso

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2018/04/hands-on-quarq...

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2018/04/hands-on-quarq-tirewiz-cycling-pressure-sensor.html

This one will pair with your head unit so you can track tire pressure during your ride in real time.
05-31-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By Kawerau

How do you regain motivation?

After a kidney operation 6 months ago am now ok. But have lost motivation for cycling. Over the past six months I haven't had more than three or four rides all short ones, 20 miles (30k) or so and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 230,563
Posted By Kimmo

You'll still probably be rocking more drop than...

You'll still probably be rocking more drop than this guy...

Not, mate. Very not
05-27-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By TMonk

Screw that cop and screw that guy that hit you....

Screw that cop and screw that guy that hit you. And by the guy - I mean his insurance. He does have auto insurance right? If so, its not sweat off his back, milk it. Take your bike to the shop and...
05-27-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 175,454
Posted By ntnyln

I've thought about this too. What I learned from...

I've thought about this too. What I learned from my short exploration is what Hermes pointed out with operator expertise and that there are still too many variables to be managed for true consumer...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,297
Posted By genejockey

Do you suppose Shimano sometime files patents on...

Do you suppose Shimano sometime files patents on things they have no intention of pursuing, just to throw off the patent-watchers (the folks trying to divine what the next generation of Dura Ace will...
05-27-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 175,454
Posted By Hermes

Kudos to early adopters. burnthesheep go for it....

Kudos to early adopters. burnthesheep go for it.

When Velo Sports Center announced that they had planned aero testing services at Carson, I immediately asked to be a beta tester. Their system...
05-27-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 175,454
Posted By topflightpro

You know, you probably could rent it out and end...

You know, you probably could rent it out and end up making your money back on it. If you charged like $20 a day for use. I think you could probably find enough people interested to rent it from you....
05-25-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
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, 05:02 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,110
Posted By livedarklions

Really a different question than the op because,...

Really a different question than the op because, as you point out, it's not the same pedalling motion. You're right that you can produce more power in the flat than you would on a dd frame bike, but...
05-24-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By wktmeow

The more volume the better IMO. Seems to me the...

The more volume the better IMO. Seems to me the guys with the biggest engines and the highest FTPs are the ones riding most.
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