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    Photo courtesy of Aki Sato.

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    Your Group Ride:Your guide to getting dropped in Northern Colorado

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    Cane Creek Speed Bars

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    I have awesome balancing skills.

    Cane Creek Speed Bars. Mass start legal aero bars. They clip on to the drop bars next to the stem. You should be able to see them better in this shot.



    Photo courtesy of Aki Sato.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rkwaki View Post
    Nice pic but why are your fingers near the break levers?
    I'm probably on somebody's wheel, we're heading into a turn.

    I guess it's habit but should you not be ready to slow at any moment in a crit?? (when on a wheel)

    I try to be ready anyway..
    cat 1.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattm View Post
    I'm probably on somebody's wheel, we're heading into a turn.

    I guess it's habit but should you not be ready to slow at any moment in a crit?? (when on a wheel)

    I try to be ready anyway..
    Matt you're fat like me you just bump em a little
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    Quote Originally Posted by rkwaki View Post
    Matt you're fat like me you just bump em a little
    Some people will bump back. Personally I have no problems rubbing elbows with someone bigger, or suicidal junior, who thinks they can push me off the wheel/line because of their size.
    I see hills.... Bring them on!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by shovelhd View Post


    Photo courtesy of Aki Sato.

    This looks like some proper suffering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theREEDeffect View Post
    This looks like some proper suffering.
    He was trying to get a chase going for much of the race. Some moves looked really promising but the lead group had a lot of horsepower and no one shirked their turn there.

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    Oh man, its going to take days to kill all these people! - jens voigt
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    ^ great shot

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    Quote Originally Posted by UmneyDurak View Post
    Some people will bump back. Personally I have no problems rubbing elbows with someone bigger, or suicidal junior, who thinks they can push me off the wheel/line because of their size.
    That's all good - I always tell guys careful which dog you poke though sometimes he's a lab sometimes he's a pitbull and I'm no lab







    I'm a Yorkie...
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    Quote Originally Posted by theREEDeffect View Post
    This looks like some proper suffering.
    He looks like he's screaming "FOR SPARTAAAA"!!!!
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    State TT. 2nd. Notice the sweat dripping off the nose.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate552 View Post
    State TT. 2nd. Notice the sweat dripping off the nose.
    Aero. Wow.
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    Tour of Lawrence, KU Circuit Race. 4 mile laps with 400 ft climbing per lap. 100+ degrees with the sun beating down. Saw a new max hr of 206 after the sprint. I jumped into a fountain immediately after this race. These are two pics of the final climb before the sprint.

    This one gives a good idea of the elevation change:


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate552 View Post
    State TT. 2nd. Notice the sweat dripping off the nose.
    Good job, all I can think is thank goodness those shorts weren't white...
    "if you ride it the way it's meant to be ridden there's no way any wife is less of a ***** than a bicycle." - gstein

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    Quote Originally Posted by McTufferton View Post
    Tour of Lawrence, KU Circuit Race. 4 mile laps with 400 ft climbing per lap. 100+ degrees with the sun beating down. Saw a new max hr of 206 after the sprint. I jumped into a fountain immediately after this race. These are two pics of the final climb before the sprint.

    This one gives a good idea of the elevation change:


    Group SufferFace:
    Hey, I actually know a guy in this photo - No. 124.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate552 View Post
    State TT. 2nd. Notice the sweat dripping off the nose.
    Great shot. Could you provide info on the cable routing behind the bars? It's something that's messy on my transition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rkwaki View Post
    Good job, all I can think is thank goodness those shorts weren't white...
    A few years ago at the Tour of Cali, my wife and I were walking around the team warm up area before the TT in LA. We were walking by Bert Grabsch (on Highroad at the time) as he was warming up when I heard my wife gasp. I turned and saw what she had gasped about. Someone decided to make the German National TT champ all white.....yeah....bad idea.

    Tom, I'll PM you so as to not highjack the thread.

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    Masters State Track Championships 2k pursuit - Silver pursuit, Gold team pursuit and 4th 500 meters. PR's in 2k and 500 meters.

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    Baker City Cycling Classic, stage 4 finish on Dooley Mtn. Suffering because I bonked so badly at the bottom and had 7 miles of climbing to go. 2 man break for 30 miles into the climb must have hurt me a little. Could barely make it up, just wanted to close my eyes.


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    Chasing a break just before I was about to (try to) bridge: http://wheelsinfocus.smugmug.com/Oth...7rv6V&lb=1&s=A

    (or, omfgI'monthefrontofa1/2'sfield!!)
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