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Originally Posted by brawlo View Post
a 60kg whippet in full aero kit ...
heh. you read me to a T. although somebody with WC stripes and some records did tell me that i have a big ol' pursuiter's butt.

Originally Posted by Baby Puke View Post
Over the last couple of seasons I have been making a conscious effort to improve my position. and I think it's paying off. I'm going faster than ever despite being older and having my gym numbers decline over the past few seasons. I used to pshaw those who said to get low, get narrow, get elbows in-- my heroes have been the monsters of the late 90's early 00's like Arnauld Tournant; that guy was about as aero as a bus, but so powerful. But now I think I'm seeing the dividends of paying some effort there.
yup. jon frahley used to be quite vocal about how the older he got, the faster he got, even though he wasn't putting out any more power. he focused on longer power and refining his position - he rode short cranks and with a long, narrow position and wound up getting fast enough to beat njisane phillip at the lagp.
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