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09-21-21, 12:04 PM
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Posted By cmh

Best of luck with your recovery revchuck.

Best of luck with your recovery revchuck.
09-15-21, 01:28 PM
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Posted By cmh

Two years ago I raced CX on tubeless MXPs. I...

Two years ago I raced CX on tubeless MXPs. I wanted to get PDX's because they are about the most popular CX tire here, but my go to shops were out of stock, so I went with MXPs. Tubeless was great...
09-14-21, 12:19 PM
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Posted By cmh

Curious what kind of air compressor presta chuck...

Curious what kind of air compressor presta chuck you have coming from Amazon. I need one and reading reviews it is hard to tell which one might be decent quality, other than going all in on a Park...
09-03-21, 02:40 PM
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Posted By cmh

A friend once told me that the key to happiness...

A friend once told me that the key to happiness in life is to minimize the number of internal combustion engines that you own. This friend owned something like 12 engines ranging from a weed whacker...
08-16-21, 08:43 AM
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Posted By cmh

Sounds like it is time to go tubeless :).

Sounds like it is time to go tubeless :).
08-12-21, 10:07 AM
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Views: 6,205
Posted By cmh

Weight popped up last week a couple pounds with...

Weight popped up last week a couple pounds with vacation last week and a lack of exercise due to my strained hamstring. So, I'm experimenting with skipping breakfast this morning. I gotta say it...
08-10-21, 10:20 AM
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Posted By cmh

Yikes, that sounds like a serious kink.

Yikes, that sounds like a serious kink.
08-09-21, 10:28 AM
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Posted By cmh

Strained my hamstring pretty badly a week ago...

Strained my hamstring pretty badly a week ago waterskiing. I'm an intermediate waterskier at best and we were skiing behind a neighbors jetski. I towed my 15 yr old around in the morning and the...
07-21-21, 12:58 PM
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Views: 1,970
Posted By cmh

Us amatuers aren't the only ones racing on auto...

Us amatuers aren't the only ones racing on auto race tracks.

From this cyclingnews article:...
07-20-21, 03:04 PM
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Posted By cmh

You both hit on the issue - you only come out...

You both hit on the issue - you only come out with cash by moving to a less expensive location or a significantly smaller size home. Without that, increasing property values make us feel weathly,...
07-19-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,879
Posted By cmh

Hammer Crit in Portland on Saturday, 0.7 mile,...

Hammer Crit in Portland on Saturday, 0.7 mile, wide roads, non-technical 3 corner course.

Masters 35+, Cat 123 race, 45 min - We had 8 guys of ~40 in the field, so we should have won ... but our...
07-19-21, 08:04 AM
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Posted By cmh

Great result ntnyln!

Great result ntnyln!
07-16-21, 12:40 PM
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Posted By cmh

Heal quickly FF.

Heal quickly FF.
07-16-21, 12:38 PM
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Views: 10,879
Posted By cmh

Local raceway circuit race Tuesday (PIR), P123,...

Local raceway circuit race Tuesday (PIR), P123, 20 laps (~38 miles), 15th place of ~70 starters. We had a couple ex world tour riders plus a pretty big field of most of the local fast guys so I knew...
07-14-21, 03:27 PM
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Posted By cmh

Thanks psimet - I needed a few tubes anyway so I...

Thanks psimet - I needed a few tubes anyway so I placed an order and got a couple extra.
07-14-21, 02:55 PM
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Posted By cmh

I'm into the time of year when my training status...

I'm into the time of year when my training status decays due to racing and other summer activities. For example, this week I race Tues and Saturday. I would add a hard training ride today...
07-14-21, 10:29 AM
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Posted By cmh

I had my annual physical last week and my Dr....

I had my annual physical last week and my Dr. ordered in EKG because my HR was 40bpm (this was via the SPO2 meter sitting up, it as 38bpm on the EKG when I was lying down), as compared to near 50bpm...
07-09-21, 08:41 AM
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Posted By cmh

Wow. Hope you aren't in that get up for long.

Wow. Hope you aren't in that get up for long.
07-08-21, 03:25 PM
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Posted By cmh

The fun thing is the race usually has a good...

The fun thing is the race usually has a good crowd watching and cheering, so a great vibe. The crowd is mostly family, friends and racers in other categories but many folks bring a picnic out and...
07-08-21, 02:33 PM
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Posted By cmh

Thanks guys for the congrats.

Thanks guys for the congrats.
07-08-21, 08:55 AM
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Posted By cmh

Last race of the Mt. Tabor series. Small field...

Last race of the Mt. Tabor series. Small field this week in 50+ that started really slow for the first lap and a half - nobody wanted to work. So I attacked, and got away with 5 others. Two of us...
07-07-21, 03:01 PM
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Posted By cmh

My understanding from chit-chat with other racers...

My understanding from chit-chat with other racers and promoters is that the races at PIR (Portland International Raceway) are relatively inexpensive to put on. You do have to pay track fees, but no...
07-06-21, 10:39 AM
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Posted By cmh

Holding steady in the 166-168lb range over the...

Holding steady in the 166-168lb range over the last few weeks - a good race weight for me.
07-05-21, 09:55 PM
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Posted By cmh

CliffordK you should get out and do this race. ...

CliffordK you should get out and do this race. You are right, the course is very not technical and is very wide. It does seem to be a pretty safe race, but crashes do occur sometimes. Being flat...
07-01-21, 10:01 AM
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Posted By cmh

I sold my 404 tubies when I basically took a...

I sold my 404 tubies when I basically took a break from racing about 7 yrs ago, then when I started back up about 5 yrs ago I bought some lightly used 60mm Roval clinchers from a teammate for a low...
07-01-21, 09:51 AM
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Posted By cmh

Race 5 of the same Wednesday series of my earlier...

Race 5 of the same Wednesday series of my earlier reports. 50+, small field (15-20 riders). I was beat in the finish by two riders last week that were both in this race. Last week's winner beat me by...
06-24-21, 02:03 PM
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Posted By cmh

Race 4 of the Wednesday 50+ Mt. Tabor races - 3rd...

Race 4 of the Wednesday 50+ Mt. Tabor races - 3rd place. The field was smaller this week with several stronger riders skipping it to do a stage race this weekend, so I favored my chances for a 2nd...
06-22-21, 10:00 AM
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Views: 7,154
Posted By cmh

Yeah - I do think it was unusual that the race...

Yeah - I do think it was unusual that the race didn't start out super hard. I was just pointing out that there are always exceptions. And maybe it has to do with my kids fitness - he is pretty...
06-21-21, 05:00 PM
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Posted By cmh

My 17 yr old son did his first crit (Cat 4/5...

My 17 yr old son did his first crit (Cat 4/5 combined) last weekend. I warned him of the initial surge and told him if he is struggling, he should just focus on hanging on for one more lap. He said...
06-21-21, 10:43 AM
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Posted By cmh

Hope all the dads out there had a great father's...

Hope all the dads out there had a great father's day, and great father's day weekend. I sure did. I raced Saturday morning, along with my 17 yr old son, then did some kayaking and stand-up...
06-21-21, 09:41 AM
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Views: 10,879
Posted By cmh

Red Criterium, 50+ (but field was combined with...

Red Criterium, 50+ (but field was combined with 35+ and 60+), 40 min, very non-technical course. Great race for my team, ok for me. I had a teammate that got away in an early break of 4 and stayed...
06-21-21, 09:27 AM
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Posted By cmh

Good luck hubcyclist. If you return the bike for...

Good luck hubcyclist. If you return the bike for a different mtb, then your wife gets the message that she bought you something you really want, just didn't quite get the right fit. Just make sure...
06-18-21, 10:10 AM
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Posted By cmh

Is that Northbrook?

Is that Northbrook?
06-17-21, 02:10 PM
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Posted By cmh

Race three, 50+, in the same series was really...

Race three, 50+, in the same series was really hard off the line forming a break of 6 on lap one. This race I had a teammate who also made the front group of 6. He attacked with a lap to go...
06-17-21, 02:00 PM
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Posted By cmh

I've cut way back on the number nights when I...

I've cut way back on the number nights when I have any alcohol, and the nights that I do drink, I have a few. The next morning, my weight is always on the lower side of recent days by at least a...
06-14-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,205
Posted By cmh

Sounds perfect! A few days every month you...

Sounds perfect! A few days every month you should be treating yourself to goodies that you don't have all the time :), the rest of the month, be vigilant. But, ok, 40 ice cream bars is excessive.
06-14-21, 07:54 AM
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Posted By cmh

Rainy Sunday in the PNW so I watched the live...

Rainy Sunday in the PNW so I watched the live stream of Tulsa Tough's Cry Baby Hill crit from the comfort of sweet spot on my trainer. Good motivation.
06-12-21, 08:11 AM
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Views: 10,879
Posted By cmh

:eek:

:eek:
06-12-21, 08:08 AM
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Posted By cmh

I'm remembering now a different friend (and I...

I'm remembering now a different friend (and I mentioned it earlier in this thread) that bought a Murray branded 7-eleven bike from Tom Schuler. I think the Eisentrout was from him as well, but it...
06-11-21, 02:53 PM
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Posted By cmh

I met Tom Schuler in about 1984 when I bought a...

I met Tom Schuler in about 1984 when I bought a pair of wheels off him, like most pros then and now he was always selling last years gear. I believe it was Schuler that a friend of mine bought a...
06-10-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,879
Posted By cmh

Strike one against pre-race Poke on a hot day :).

Strike one against pre-race Poke on a hot day :).
06-10-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,879
Posted By cmh

2nd week of the same short circuit race I won...

2nd week of the same short circuit race I won last week (It is a 6 week series) - 2nd place this week. The race played out similarly, but was a little easier pace, which played out well for the...
06-09-21, 07:39 AM
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Posted By cmh

A cyclist friend of mine did a couple run v bike...

A cyclist friend of mine did a couple run v bike tests with a friend of his and found the tipping point to favor a similarly fit runner on a climb is quite high. Maybe 20% grade or more. I have...
06-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,879
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...
06-01-21, 08:52 AM
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Posted By cmh

Did a super fun group race simulation ride...

Did a super fun group race simulation ride Sunday, followed by 2 1/2 hours averaging Z2, but with some hard efforts up hills feeling great. This was sandwiched between two leisurely paddles in the...
06-01-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,205
Posted By cmh

Holding at a morning weight of 167 (6'1" height),...

Holding at a morning weight of 167 (6'1" height), about 3 lbs lower than I have been for the last 5 years. I'm quite sure I'm not down to levels where I'm sacrificing any power, and not in single...
05-25-21, 11:20 AM
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Views: 1,881
Posted By cmh

Guilty.

Guilty.
05-25-21, 11:10 AM
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Views: 413,434
Posted By cmh

Me too on the rim brakes. Going to latex tubes...

Me too on the rim brakes. Going to latex tubes is a jump into the future. Or is it a jump into the past? Latex tubes were the standard in tubies way back when. Maybe they still are.
05-25-21, 08:27 AM
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Posted By cmh

Thanks for the replies. Latex tubes on the way. ...

Thanks for the replies. Latex tubes on the way. I can't find any with long valve stems, so I'll have to use extenders which is a bit annoying.
05-24-21, 09:21 AM
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Views: 413,434
Posted By cmh

What I really meant to ask is, how many watts...

What I really meant to ask is, how many watts will they save me, and are they more prone to flats? I assume if the trade-off is good, that most people here are already using latex tubes. Thanks for...
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