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Posted By antimonysarah

For me, I suspect foot swelling and electrolyte...

For me, I suspect foot swelling and electrolyte balance are linkedóif the snacks helped get salt in you, could that be a factor for you too?
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Posted By antimonysarah

You're hitting taper time. Relax, make sure you...

You're hitting taper time. Relax, make sure you don't injure yourself, do some short rides with a few sprints thrown in to maintain fitness. Maybe do a little figuring out what food you can digest...
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Posted By antimonysarah

We also had our fleche weekend this past weekend!...

We also had our fleche weekend this past weekend! I had kind of originally hoped to do a night start as well, but the people I could scare up to ride with me wanted a day start, plus I then got...
03-03-22, 01:08 PM
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Posted By antimonysarah

I saw some group ride events when I was logging...

I saw some group ride events when I was logging in the other day (I was specifically logging on to do a workout so I didn't look at the details, but I'm pretty sure they were Zwift ones rather than...
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Posted By antimonysarah

There is some definite dirt on that 1000k --...

There is some definite dirt on that 1000k -- Sheldon Mountain road (Mile 289)is definitely dirt. (I scouted that area when we revived the NER Lake Champlain 300k). But there's good alternate...
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Posted By antimonysarah

Eh, having also had a bout with one of the weird...

Eh, having also had a bout with one of the weird forms of melanoma (nailbed, not ocular): I decided while recovering that I'd much rather go out because a truck pasted me to the pavement on a brevet...
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Posted By antimonysarah

As an RBA and ride organizer: a 300k is...

As an RBA and ride organizer: a 300k is significantly more work than a 200k, IMHO. A 200k is a day ride; you don't have to worry about finding late-night controls, overnight parking rules at the...
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Posted By antimonysarah

Fingers crossed for a normal season -- it'll...

Fingers crossed for a normal season -- it'll officially be my third year as RBA for New England, but the first possibly-normal one. I'm just trying to figure out how to balance organizing and...
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Posted By antimonysarah

I adore my Seven. They are expensive but I would...

I adore my Seven. They are expensive but I would absolutely get one again. (I would add that with any custom, your local fitter is an important part of the equations.)

Mine is steel from when they...
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Posted By antimonysarah

So, the thing with support on brevets is that you...

So, the thing with support on brevets is that you can have support AT controls, nowhere else. (What that means in practice varies by location/event. At PBP it generally means support cars can park...
Forum: Northeast
07-27-21, 06:37 PM
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Posted By antimonysarah

Or even just open them up a few weekends a year...

Or even just open them up a few weekends a year for special events -- a big special bikepacking race through them for a few days could be amazing. Even just an out-and-back double century on the...
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Posted By antimonysarah

I...spent over 600 miles on the road in a car...

I...spent over 600 miles on the road in a car scouting roads for a new 600k last weekend? (yes, miles, because a: scouting multiple options and b: had to come home as I couldn't get it all done in...
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Posted By antimonysarah

[QUOTE=GhostRider62;22156980]I doubt anyone could...

[QUOTE=GhostRider62;22156980]I doubt anyone could feel the 6-8W of a dyno hub of 3-5 watts of a Rohloff hub. Imperceptible doesn't mean irrelevant

I am a low power, efficiency minded rider....
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Posted By antimonysarah

Well, I've officially now DNFed at each main ACP...

Well, I've officially now DNFed at each main ACP distance with this past weekend's ride. Lovely day, lovely course, and 75 miles into a 400k I just was massively sleepy, did not want to ride a bike...
06-10-21, 02:10 PM
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Posted By antimonysarah

There's been some recent changes to the launcher...

There's been some recent changes to the launcher (security-related, I think) that were "minor" to some people and absolutely a major pain to others -- none of them were supposed to have any visible...
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Posted By antimonysarah

I'd say it's never a bad time to try it, but...

I'd say it's never a bad time to try it, but things are definitely going to be less social than in non-pandemic times. So if you try it and it's too lonely for you, give it another try...
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Posted By antimonysarah

Yes to medication, but not on the list of side...

Yes to medication, but not on the list of side effects.



Yeah, I get that too, especially on cold-ish spring rides with lots of pollen in the air. But if I put on chapstick more often I'd...
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Posted By antimonysarah

The main thing I am hoping to do is scout some...

The main thing I am hoping to do is scout some new brevet routes at touring pace; if itís safe enough to self-supply and campgrounds are open, Iíll do that; if not, my spouse can probably be...
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Posted By antimonysarah

My experience with custom is that I didn't know...

My experience with custom is that I didn't know how comfortable I could be on a bike until getting one. Now that I've been that comfortable on a bike, I've been able to hop on a stock bike for a...
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Posted By antimonysarah

I can do shows while doing base miles, but I put...

I can do shows while doing base miles, but I put on the next episode of something while doing a race in Zwift and, uh, I am going to have to watch that again because I have no idea what the TV was...
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Posted By antimonysarah

Yeah, my peleton app subscription is now money...

Yeah, my peleton app subscription is now money down the drain, because I won't do that and zwift, and I haven't bothered suspending/cancelling it, but as far as I can tell you can start and stop...
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Views: 26,227
Posted By antimonysarah

I'm in it, so I can relay instructions/help as...

I'm in it, so I can relay instructions/help as well. The thing is that right now, Zwift doesn't have club support (though they're working on it and have said as much), so the meetups are being...
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Posted By antimonysarah

I get the buzzing-muscles-feeling-can't-sleep...

I get the buzzing-muscles-feeling-can't-sleep sometimes too. One thing (that any actual medical professionals would be horrified by, but I've seen lots of randos swear by) is that, if you're OK with...
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Posted By antimonysarah

The RUSA spreadsheet someone put up for...

The RUSA spreadsheet someone put up for calculating times knows what times all the groups are -- the first letter of the frame number is the group.

2019 PBP Planning spreadsheet - PBP USA Wiki...
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Posted By antimonysarah

And if you want cheaper than Compass/Rene Herse,...

And if you want cheaper than Compass/Rene Herse, the slick GravelKings in 38mm are nice. (Note: 38mm is the one width where there's both a knobby and a slick GravelKing, make sure if ordering them...
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Views: 4,070
Posted By antimonysarah

Emily at Dill Pickle Gear ...

Emily at Dill Pickle Gear (http://dillpicklegear.com/store/) could probably do something custom if that's in your budget.
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