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Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-28-14, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,174
Posted By cyclezen
Anyone know which network is broadcasting the...

Anyone know which network is broadcasting the Stages 20 & 21 in the US?
I have directv and up to/including Stage 19 - BEIN sports has been broadcasting, but for Stages 20 & 21 they are not.
Tried a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By cyclezen
Bike has been picked up... looks like it will...

Bike has been picked up...
looks like it will rack up some more roadie time...

...solid!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-22-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By cyclezen
Fuji - The Ace - 1974 60cm - Freebie to CV'r in No Jersey

First, hopefully the Mods will not chop this thread - due to circumstance...
I'm in No Jersey - Rutherford - and clearing my mother's house/home for sale (she's finally moved out to CA! Yeah!).
I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-14, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By cyclezen
as a gearhead, there's always that urge. But...

as a gearhead, there's always that urge. But really there's no upside for me. It's a real monetary commitment, scraping a bunch of wheels I already have and like, then the commitment to make 'use' of...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,738
Posted By cyclezen
sleeping ok? no overall general fatigue? other...

sleeping ok? no overall general fatigue? other than cycling, life seems good?
eating a reasonable rounded diet?

if you're expecting your cycling and overall strength and fitness, at 100 mi/wk, to...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By cyclezen
a heart rate of the mid to upper 170s, for almost...

a heart rate of the mid to upper 170s, for almost all riders, would mean they're getting into an anerobic state. It's not a on/off switch, so some can motor on for quite some time, others (like me)...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-02-14, 10:28 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 35,762
Posted By cyclezen
RT I fear this will languish if this stays as...

RT
I fear this will languish if this stays as 2013.
It needs fresh blood , and legs, as well as those who have already bought in.
It needs those who have need or want the carrot, or just the wkly...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-16-14, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By cyclezen
if you are climbing much more than with the...

if you are climbing much more than with the tandem, then expect more workout of the glutes and hams. Especially if you're doing most of that climbing in-saddle and there are less 'breaks' in the...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-16-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 735
Posted By cyclezen
This **** works! Honestly, I feel 6 months...

This **** works! Honestly, I feel 6 months younger when I take them! Every lil bit helps...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-15-14, 11:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,452
Posted By cyclezen
ass-o-meter does not provide the final word, but...

ass-o-meter does not provide the final word, but it does provide a start point for someone who has no clue, has no experience with saddles, and needs a start point. It gives a shop guy a reasonable...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-14-14, 04:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,368
Posted By cyclezen
Yeah, missed that 0% at 60. But that just shows...

Yeah, missed that 0% at 60. But that just shows how ridiculous the whole zone fiasco can be. 'Zone's are ways to fill up pages in a book.
SO if I had a resting HR of 42, my zones would be lower,...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-14-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,905
Posted By cyclezen
that brings up the multiple faces of drinking...

that brings up the multiple faces of drinking common grocery milk in any quantity. One is the actual effect of the stuff that is milk. Other is the list of nasty stuff found in milk and other dairy...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-14-14, 03:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,368
Posted By cyclezen
using any measurable criteria helps get a handle...

using any measurable criteria helps get a handle on how 'improvements' are happening, even if they are not totally accurate for you.
Whether 180 is close to your MAX HR becomes less important than...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-13-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By cyclezen
has happened to me a number of times, when I was...

has happened to me a number of times, when I was much younger.
always in cold (under freezing) conditions, always when I was overdressed, always when I went out too hard without a decent warmup....
Forum: Road Cycling 01-13-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,841
Posted By cyclezen
well bummer on that here's to a quick...

well bummer on that

here's to a quick recovery :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling 01-12-14, 10:10 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 35,762
Posted By cyclezen
RT Is there now a 2014 sheet and instructs to...

RT
Is there now a 2014 sheet and instructs to use? A new thread?
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-14, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By cyclezen
is there 'chat slang' for "That *******"...

is there 'chat slang' for "That *******" ?
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-14, 10:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,431
Posted By cyclezen
Are Road Bikes Fragile? as far as I know,...

Are Road Bikes Fragile?

as far as I know, the only things Fragile made were leg lamps
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,757
Posted By cyclezen
RT's O-Fish-L 2013 Mileage & Weight log has me at...

RT's O-Fish-L 2013 Mileage & Weight log has me at
8412 miles thru Dec4 (familial obligations meant zero mi for rest of Dec)
it took all of that to lose 8 lbs... hoping to drop another 6 this year...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-07-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,186
Posted By cyclezen
Anyone Riding in Sub-Zero Fahrenheit?

Me? Not a chance!
Been in NJ for over a month now - and it's been cold, snowy, rainy, Colder!

But today takes the cake. Temp at 9:30 AM, on a very accurate thermometer outside the house
= -2...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-07-14, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,232
Posted By cyclezen
I have 3 helmutts which get cycled over a 2 wk...

I have 3 helmutts which get cycled over a 2 wk period. Each goes into shower with me.
Oldest is about 5 yrs old and has gone thru a shower every 2wks for that entire time.
I have very salty sweat...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-07-14, 02:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,806
Posted By cyclezen
+1 Except I don't blow by anyone these daze....

+1
Except I don't blow by anyone these daze. I'm happy if I don't get shelled by the group on the hill of pain.
If I climb over a 75 cadence, I will detonate.
Really, we should try every possible...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-18-13, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,300
Posted By cyclezen
OP, as others have noted, proper Cable...

OP, as others have noted, proper Cable tension/setting is needed for the FD to have the proper alignment and for the 'trim' feature to function well. Additionally, improper angled alignment of the FD...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-01-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By cyclezen
things I'd consider of course the 1st thing is...

things I'd consider
of course the 1st thing is to ride with various other gloves and see if that partially or fully mitigates the problem.
next I would consider how you grip the bars. I almost...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-30-13, 10:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,198
Posted By cyclezen
How does the bike helps you make best use of your...

How does the bike helps you make best use of your assets?
2 lbs is 2 lbs, and of some significance; but ultimately, does the new bike offer something which improves your performance/comfort? How...
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