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07-28-21, 05:32 PM
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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: 76
Views: 1,820
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: 33
Views: 937
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: 7,297
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: 7,297
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: 1,081
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: 109
Views: 5,348
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: 109
Views: 5,348
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: 6,368
Views: 394,059
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: 968
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: 1,139
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: 6,368
Views: 394,059
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: 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, 09:23 PM
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Views: 394,059
Posted By Doge

Nothing has proven to be better.

Nothing has proven to be better.
05-24-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
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: 109
Views: 5,348
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: 6,368
Views: 394,059
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: 109
Views: 5,348
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: 109
Views: 5,348
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: 109
Views: 5,348
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.
04-30-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 259,847
Posted By Doge

PSA for those that spin the vinyl. You can now...

PSA for those that spin the vinyl. You can now pre-order Lili Kraus Mozart Piano Sonatas in True Mono 7 LP box for only GBP2950 (~$4,000). The box looks really nice....
04-25-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 259,847
Posted By Doge

Now that I am old and can't hear nearly as well...

Now that I am old and can't hear nearly as well as I could, I have learned the physicals parts are not nearly as important as learning what to listen for. I keep telling myself that anyway. The...
04-21-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By Doge

The sports stuff is just gravy.

The sports stuff is just gravy.
04-20-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By Doge

I should have bought DogeCoin. ...

I should have bought DogeCoin. https://apnews.com/article/cryptocurrency-technology-business-8462b437bb9ddaf821e49aff7a2bc5d6
04-13-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By Doge

I've been to other sites. Without @gsteinb...

I've been to other sites. Without @gsteinb (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/gsteinb-33178.html) I don't get the same abuse, so I don't stick around.
04-09-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By Doge

I've commented in the proper forum. I also...

I've commented in the proper forum. I also posted junior was riding with him a bit this winter. Junior's been the investment consultant to the WT pros. That actually might become something. ...
04-08-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,833
Posted By Doge

With steel pedals, and steel BB spindle, Di2 1X...

With steel pedals, and steel BB spindle, Di2 1X this tipped in just under 12# with out the bottle. Stuff gets squishy much under 12# so that seemed like a good place to stop.
...
04-07-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,833
Posted By Doge

They add up. Former coach comes by today and...

They add up.
Former coach comes by today and shows me his new replacement S-Works Venge (prior matt finish frame cracked). This one has gloss paint and weighs 1oz more than the other. As he's at...
03-26-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 259,847
Posted By Doge

I thought the "true audiophile" spend point was...

I thought the "true audiophile" spend point was when it was more costly than the bikes. Toss in travel and I'm not there yet. The group is mixed. Most have $10K-$20K invested and a few buy houses...
03-10-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 23,242
Posted By Doge

Doing OK. Likely due to my kid working him this...

Doing OK. Likely due to my kid working him this winter.
03-09-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 26,501
Posted By Doge

When it hurts, I know how to make it stop, and I...

When it hurts, I know how to make it stop, and I do.
When I have a partner depending on me, I both train harder and ride harder. I was not made to be a solo bike racer. I believe I understand...
03-09-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 26,501
Posted By Doge

Might sound that way, and that is OK with me, but...

Might sound that way, and that is OK with me, but they were a bit of a thing in SoCal late 80's early 90s. Through my excellent talent identification I managed first mixed tandem in Mexicali San...
03-06-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 259,847
Posted By Doge

With the lights on. This is my least exciting...

With the lights on. This is my least exciting amp. But the one I have with me. ...
03-06-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 175,454
Posted By Doge

There are silly restrictions. More restrictions...

There are silly restrictions. More restrictions now.

The gear is going to generally be a 26' roll-out 52X14 or 53X14 or 45X12 which is fine for most on flats. The strong get spun out a bit, and...
03-05-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 259,847
Posted By Doge

It is not always the music. But the music is...

It is not always the music. But the music is pretty good. ~60 year old amp. Refurb Scott LK-72. Think of driving a 70s Cadillac. ...
03-05-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 259,847
Posted By Doge

Fasting is not always bad.

Fasting is not always bad.
03-02-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Doge

https://youtu.be/CG2cux_6Rcw

https://youtu.be/CG2cux_6Rcw
03-02-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 26,501
Posted By Doge

Misc ramblings. I had a very early morning.... ...

Misc ramblings. I had a very early morning....

I wish there was just one bike. I'd even prefer you have to ride the same bike you started with the whole event. I see the event as both equipment...
03-02-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,056
Posted By Doge

Get to a soccer shop. There are a lot of little...

Get to a soccer shop. There are a lot of little people compression undergarments. You can layer them and they offer nice crash protection too along with long finger gloves.
This isn't cold...
02-24-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,827
Posted By Doge

I once had my Italian MASI track bike stolen from...

I once had my Italian MASI track bike stolen from work ~ 1985. The insurance company gave me a fair price, but the Brooks on it was not replaceable. I have and ride several others.
Started here...
02-21-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,254
Posted By Doge

I think we have seen this before by other pro WT...

I think we have seen this before by other pro WT riders, but they get pretty good at the Espresso. Typically the E61 group head kind that flows the water through the head, like the Rocket Espresso...
02-21-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,254
Posted By Doge

That thing was long. Some GC riders can be...

That thing was long. Some GC riders can be helpers and others that is not the best fit. My understanding is the UAE GC leadership for the GTs is decided. With the current roster/position, I think...
02-21-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 26,501
Posted By Doge

They are great. I bought gen 1 and they required...

They are great. I bought gen 1 and they required tweaking and calibration, but a great value and worked. I didn't like the pods on the Vectors. They use the Keo (not Shimano) cleats.
02-16-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 26,501
Posted By Doge

That was when people race on real bikes outside...

That was when people race on real bikes outside against others on real bikes - on real roads.
02-13-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,817
Posted By Doge

I have 2X the posts you do and mostly expressing...

I have 2X the posts you do and mostly expressing my opinions about racing. I have posted many times that I would not have a team using discs. You can search that. I go into details why. I know...
02-13-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 26,501
Posted By Doge

I thought it was rather respectful to bring up...

I thought it was rather respectful to bring up one of the bigger power guys. O - I get it. That was likely an auto correct thing. Sorry.
02-13-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 26,501
Posted By Doge

It is posted on his Palomar Strava. I do see...

It is posted on his Palomar Strava. I do see some significant variance in power meters, but I have no doubt he's over 350. I'll spot him the 35 seconds. ...
02-10-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 26,501
Posted By Doge

These are very different IMO, but somehow that 20...

These are very different IMO, but somehow that 20 min thing was allowed to become a valid calculation on what one could do for an hour.
02-08-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Doge

Junior did 100+ mile training ride with a UAE pro...

Junior did 100+ mile training ride with a UAE pro and his girlfriend this weekend. So, I checked Strava.
I guess he has been riding more than he let on and dropped 10 lbs of pull-up and push-up...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,183
Posted By Doge

Uh - no it is not. There is a difference. One is...

Uh - no it is not. There is a difference. One is AWD the other RWD. I was told a week ago by some group cyclist that my son said "I hope I enjoy flight fighters as much as cycling". Cycling and...
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