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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-03-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,179
Views: 42,831
Posted By wens
"And then it's always better to drop everybody I...

"And then it's always better to drop everybody I think." - Sagan

Cracking race. Too bad it's 32 and snowed last night and I still don't want to go outside.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-01-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7,992
Views: 509,767
Posted By wens
Where did you see this? I'm looking at the...

Where did you see this? I'm looking at the firmware release notes and it looks like the last version was released in June...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-01-16, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 46,626
Posted By wens
I think everyone has done this. You're out of the...

I think everyone has done this. You're out of the race, nobody cares where you finish, you just want to be done, and you're friggin tired of riding alone. I've never done it in a situation where I...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-29-16, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,473
Posted By wens
Not sure it's what you're thinking of, but this...

Not sure it's what you're thinking of, but this has that info (for an indoor wooden track with fast tires):
Alex's Cycle Blog: Individual Pursuit - What Makes us Faster?...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-26-16, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,473
Posted By wens
I change my chain before the season starts. Since...

I change my chain before the season starts. Since I basically don't train on that bike, and it never sees bad weather, it's probably massive overkill, but track chains are cheap.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-25-16, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,179
Views: 42,831
Posted By wens
Oh man was that a good race. Edge of my seat the...

Oh man was that a good race. Edge of my seat the entire last 50k
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-25-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,558
Posted By wens
Just want to point out that you're probably not...

Just want to point out that you're probably not slower on shorter cranks, but you're also probably only faster if hip angle is a limiter. If you're super flexible, I don't think changing crank length...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-23-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,294
Posted By wens
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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-23-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,558
Posted By wens
. Maybe certain tracks , but I wouldn't want to...

. Maybe certain tracks , but I wouldn't want to be the person getting new riders to tap something as step steep as cleveland , because there's just not much main margin for error . I also don't think...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-23-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,558
Posted By wens
Or they're good at leaning the bike over away...

Or they're good at leaning the bike over away from the banking...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-23-16, 10:05 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,615
Posted By wens
Then you got a steal, and somebody was...

Then you got a steal, and somebody was subsidizing it. Pool time costs a fortune, although it is a moderately smaller fortune for an outdoor pool. Back when I was swimming typical club costs were in...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-22-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,422
Posted By wens
Have you tried closing flushing your sinuses?...

Have you tried closing flushing your sinuses? Neti pot or one of the modern equivalents? I'm not a doctor and didn't stay at a holiday Inn express last night, but some say it helps .
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-21-16, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By wens
Looking to change your 23rd to 22nd" is more...

Looking to change your 23rd to 22nd" is more accurately what drives promoters nuts. Way out of the money/upgrade points, doesn't matter, and still nit picking about it.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-21-16, 04:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,326
Posted By wens
I swam through college, and hopped in the pool a...

I swam through college, and hopped in the pool a couple times over the winter for a change of pace. Xc skiing is a mental health life saver around here during bad winters, so nice to get outside and...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-21-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,775
Views: 173,676
Posted By wens
I hear good things about the specialized tires,...

I hear good things about the specialized tires, without I don't think you can pull the UK strategy with those. Otherwise, seems like vittoria is still the most popular around here.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-21-16, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3,775
Views: 173,676
Posted By wens
Buy from the UK. Pay about that per pair.

Buy from the UK. Pay about that per pair.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-20-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7,992
Views: 509,767
Posted By wens
Racing: speed, time, distance. Training has...

Racing: speed, time, distance.

Training has a few screens, but most often time, 3s power, speed, 10s power, and distance. Second most used screen has time, 3s power, distance, cadence, speed, and...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-19-16, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 46,626
Posted By wens
It depends

It depends
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-19-16, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15,910
Views: 778,220
Posted By wens
I hate that crap.

I hate that crap.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-16-16, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15,910
Views: 778,220
Posted By wens
Mechanical engineer. Trying to stay out of...

Mechanical engineer. Trying to stay out of manufacturing, and prefer to work on things that are produced in higher quantities.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-15-16, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,775
Views: 173,676
Posted By wens
If you want to do much more than 200 watts at 90...

If you want to do much more than 200 watts at 90 rpm you probably need rollers with resistance
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-14-16, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15,910
Views: 778,220
Posted By wens
No, technically RIF'd, but...what's in a name. ...

No, technically RIF'd, but...what's in a name.

Called back, shrug. Engineering VP/Director would be glad to have me. Finance guys need to keep their jobs though. The joy of a company with...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-14-16, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15,910
Views: 778,220
Posted By wens
Got laid off today, so funemployed as of this...

Got laid off today, so funemployed as of this morning. I'm getting a bit tired of this. Worst part is they waited until right after the time change, so I didn't even get any extra riding outside out...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-11-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 15,034
Posted By wens
Don't we all call our trainers much worse than...

Don't we all call our trainers much worse than dumb on a regular basis?
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-11-16, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3,142
Views: 178,186
Posted By wens
Hmm, I need to draw the fbd. Intuition is telling...

Hmm, I need to draw the fbd. Intuition is telling me that, since you have triangles, if you flex a frame something needs to be in bending. Going to need to put pencil to paper and figure out if I'm...
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