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06-29-21, 06:50 AM
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Posted By kensuf

Anyone that hasn't been changed in some way by...

Anyone that hasn't been changed in some way by the events of the last fifteen months is probably a sociopath. I think you're easily afforded a bit of bitterness and snark.
06-28-21, 08:05 AM
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Posted By kensuf

Sorry to read this Aki. I also understand exactly...

Sorry to read this Aki. I also understand exactly how you feel.
06-15-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,928
Posted By kensuf

Cat 5 crits aren't about average speed. They're...

Cat 5 crits aren't about average speed. They're about taking a pack of wild ferrets and shoving them down your pants. Getting your average speed up won't help if you're dropped the second there's an...
05-27-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,282
Posted By kensuf

My god some of you are way more OCD than I ever...

My god some of you are way more OCD than I ever will be. :D
05-20-21, 06:07 AM
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Views: 1,053,615
Posted By kensuf

It's the fat around my belly and legs that allow...

It's the fat around my belly and legs that allow me to go downhill really fast, but not very fast uphill.

Think cottage cheese thighs.
05-12-21, 10:48 AM
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Views: 426,285
Posted By kensuf

We're lucky to have two local companies making...

We're lucky to have two local companies making tempeh. One of them even does some exotic flavors, like black eyed peas. If you're looking for a meat alternative, tempeh may be worth trying.
...
04-20-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,778
Posted By kensuf

A dozen years ago there was a road race in a...

A dozen years ago there was a road race in a special part of rural Florida, the same place that made national news for Haleigh Cummings. The locals didn't appreciate cyclists in their area and...
04-02-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 183,950
Posted By kensuf

Chung used to contribute here a few times. I'm...

Chung used to contribute here a few times. I'm familiar with him.

While drag DOES matter during a race, accurate speed measurements don't. Simply being faster than everyone else is what matters.
04-02-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 183,950
Posted By kensuf

Oh yeah, and for windtunnel testing too. But...

Oh yeah, and for windtunnel testing too.

But on race day, eff it, so many variables come into play on "speed" and the only thing that matters is being faster than everyone else and pacing yourself...
04-02-21, 08:51 AM
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Posted By kensuf

Round two was Tuesday. I felt great until 25...

Round two was Tuesday. I felt great until 25 hours later, then chills, aches, and fever. It cleared up by the next morning and it beat a ventilator.

The woman that injected me had worked a covid...
04-02-21, 08:48 AM
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Posted By kensuf

You don't need accurate speed. I think accurate...

You don't need accurate speed. I think accurate power and HR is very very very useful for pacing yourself, but speed is isn't really helpful.
03-16-21, 09:13 AM
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Posted By kensuf

The promoter must work in IT.

The promoter must work in IT.
03-15-21, 01:07 PM
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Posted By kensuf

Clearly the bike.

Clearly the bike.
03-15-21, 08:53 AM
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Posted By kensuf

Thats a sexy beast.

Thats a sexy beast.
03-11-21, 07:50 AM
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Posted By kensuf

Random musings.. Rish, Sandy and I picked up...

Random musings..

Rish, Sandy and I picked up a Honda Passport last August because we needed to be able to tow the camper we also picked up. It'll easily handle bikes, kayaks, whatever. It's a...
02-11-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 38,212
Posted By kensuf

And I guess technically 299 wasn't 300. And 55:49...

And I guess technically 299 wasn't 300. And 55:49 wasn't an hour.
02-11-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 38,212
Posted By kensuf

300w for an hour put me at a 55:49 for the 40k....

300w for an hour put me at a 55:49 for the 40k. So maybe you should ask how common is it to ride a sub-hour 40k.
...
02-03-21, 12:35 PM
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Posted By kensuf

Of course you found it in the last place you...

Of course you found it in the last place you looked. Why would you keep looking after you found it? :D
12-18-20, 06:52 AM
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Posted By kensuf

Nate's alive and well on the book of faces.

Nate's alive and well on the book of faces.
12-07-20, 11:28 AM
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Posted By kensuf

For about three years I used to organize a...

For about three years I used to organize a monthly 15k TT for our local cycling club, which coincidentally enough fit well for that monthly 20 minute power test. Some thoughts from my experiences......
12-04-20, 07:47 AM
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Views: 5,547
Posted By kensuf

Just go for the straight 11t block cassette.

Just go for the straight 11t block cassette.
09-18-20, 01:14 PM
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Views: 426,285
Posted By kensuf

Sunday.

Sunday.
09-18-20, 09:15 AM
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Posted By kensuf

Seems there's a lot of that going on. I bought a...

Seems there's a lot of that going on. I bought a Honda Passport three weeks ago to tow our Ridge Runner. We're heading up to Asheville this weekend to spend a week in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
...
08-25-20, 11:52 AM
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Views: 426,285
Posted By kensuf

I spent a month in an apartment that I rented in...

I spent a month in an apartment that I rented in Barcelona. Awesome place, I completely understand the draw.
08-20-20, 06:57 AM
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Posted By kensuf

My wife and I are taking bets about how long...

My wife and I are taking bets about how long before we go back to online only here at our U. She says a month, I say two weeks. Classes start Aug 31st, time to buckle up.
08-17-20, 06:31 AM
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Posted By kensuf

I think it's safe to say that this 2020 is likely...

I think it's safe to say that this 2020 is likely the craziest year most of us have gone through. The majority of people I know are suffering emotional trauma on one level or another. Explain to your...
07-29-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,986
Posted By kensuf

They'll also try to chase every single thing down.

They'll also try to chase every single thing down.
07-28-20, 06:16 AM
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Views: 63,446
Posted By kensuf

I know Phil and saw him rise through the ranks...

I know Phil and saw him rise through the ranks while he was attending college here at UF. I also know several people that tried to rise to his ranks, including several that started as juniors...
07-24-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 63,446
Posted By kensuf

I'm not B, but I'm in before the lock.

I'm not B, but I'm in before the lock.
07-02-20, 08:12 AM
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Views: 183,950
Posted By kensuf

I've got a HED Stinger 9 front wheel if you're...

I've got a HED Stinger 9 front wheel if you're interested. Also a Jet Disc (10 speed, but I think it's pretty easy to convert to 11). I'd be willing to let them go for a pretty cheap price if you're...
06-25-20, 01:52 PM
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Views: 426,285
Posted By kensuf

RIP dude.

RIP dude.
06-22-20, 08:17 AM
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Posted By kensuf

Let's make the water turn black

Let's make the water turn black
06-22-20, 08:16 AM
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Views: 1,053,615
Posted By kensuf

That was my April, except power numbers are much...

That was my April, except power numbers are much lower than they had been when I raced several years ago. May was mediocre for me and as we're now slammed trying to build contingencies for the fall...
06-08-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16,627
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Posted By kensuf

It's rained every day for a week straight. I...

It's rained every day for a week straight. I don't start a ride in the rain (too many friends hit by cars) and am not motivated enough to hop on the trainer.
05-29-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 76,602
Posted By kensuf

It was like a white dove in every Ang Lee film.

It was like a white dove in every Ang Lee film.
05-28-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 76,602
Posted By kensuf

Young punk.

Young punk.
05-27-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6,598
Views: 426,285
Posted By kensuf

Repeat after me. "Luke, I'm your father." ...

Repeat after me. "Luke, I'm your father."

Heh.
05-26-20, 12:02 PM
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Views: 426,285
Posted By kensuf

Dude's been fighting the warriors fight in the...

Dude's been fighting the warriors fight in the hospitals. He can do whatever he wants.
05-20-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16,627
Views: 1,053,615
Posted By kensuf

Heat cramps last night. I even got a charley...

Heat cramps last night. I even got a charley horse. I guess I need more brawndo.
05-19-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6,598
Views: 426,285
Posted By kensuf

DUB is a BB spindle specification that SRAM's...

DUB is a BB spindle specification that SRAM's pushing. It's a 29mm spindle as opposed to the 24mm one found on Shimano/GXP. They are making various BB's that will accommodate DUB cranksets, but my...
05-19-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6,598
Views: 426,285
Posted By kensuf

Speaking of PM's.. Did Quarq/SRAM go all in on...

Speaking of PM's.. Did Quarq/SRAM go all in on DUB and ditch the GXP footprint? It looks that way, but I've been reading that DUB is pretty much incompatible with BB86/90 frames (yes, there are DUB...
05-18-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,933
Posted By kensuf

Gotta echo what is said ^^ here. I teach...

Gotta echo what is said ^^ here.

I teach scuba as a side hobby. The stuff I teach isn't your basic "let's learn to dive" stuff, but more along the lines of "let's do our own stupid tricks in caves...
05-18-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6,598
Views: 426,285
Posted By kensuf

If you're bouncing between multiple PM's, then...

If you're bouncing between multiple PM's, then yeah it makes sense to have them calibrated among themselves. But if you've got only one PM, what difference does it make as long as it's consistent? A...
05-18-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6,598
Views: 426,285
Posted By kensuf

Why? Hear me out for a second... If your PM...

Why?

Hear me out for a second... If your PM on your cranks consistently reads X watts lower (or higher), and you know what your wattage ranges should be on that powermeter (i.e. YOU're calibrated...
05-15-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16,627
Views: 1,053,615
Posted By kensuf

That was me Tuesday.

That was me Tuesday.
04-26-20, 09:57 AM
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Views: 426,285
Posted By kensuf

I had a steady 17mph headwind with gusts up to 30...

I had a steady 17mph headwind with gusts up to 30 Thursday night. I pulled the plug way early.
04-26-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16,627
Views: 1,053,615
Posted By kensuf

A little over 12 hours and 215 miles last week....

A little over 12 hours and 215 miles last week. Still slow.
04-24-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16,627
Views: 1,053,615
Posted By kensuf

My legs were made of wood last night. I'm blaming...

My legs were made of wood last night. I'm blaming my Tuesday ride and inadequate recovery.
04-23-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16,627
Views: 1,053,615
Posted By kensuf

There are four lights.

There are four lights.
04-19-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16,627
Views: 1,053,615
Posted By kensuf

11 hours this week.

11 hours this week.
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