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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-25-16, 10:27 AM
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Posted By echappist
a 5-min test takes a lot out of you and is...

a 5-min test takes a lot out of you and is definitely not an opener type effort. Openers for road races should be high in intensity and short, no more than 30-45 seconds. Just enough to let your...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-24-16, 01:05 PM
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Views: 45,807
Posted By echappist
impressive work. out of curiosity, how did you...

impressive work. out of curiosity, how did you guys manage the heat? 90+ miles in 90F weather is no joke
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-22-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,607
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Posted By echappist
yep, both of these, as well as humidity level. ...

yep, both of these, as well as humidity level. How worn the chain and cassette are also matters
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-22-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 42,526
Posted By echappist
maybe for those with a degree in EE and software...

maybe for those with a degree in EE and software engineers or have a career in management consulting or i-banking (read, small population of those with degrees).


once you get down to the daily...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-20-16, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15,871
Views: 775,727
Posted By echappist
yikes! so this thing is like the common cold and...

yikes! so this thing is like the common cold and always mutate? scary...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-20-16, 06:43 AM
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Posted By echappist
yikes, sorry to hear that. speedy recovery!

yikes, sorry to hear that. speedy recovery!
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-19-16, 09:31 AM
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Views: 45,807
Posted By echappist
yikes, sorry to hear that. at least you had the...

yikes, sorry to hear that. at least you had the legs.

i'll make a note and buy some hangers for my road bike.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-18-16, 10:02 AM
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Views: 775,727
Posted By echappist
go to User CP, scroll toward the bottom until you...

go to User CP, scroll toward the bottom until you see "User Tagging" on LHS. Click on that and disable all email alerts.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-17-16, 08:32 PM
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Views: 355
Posted By echappist
paging Racer Ex

paging Racer Ex
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-14-16, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 42,526
Posted By echappist
also, this UCI 12.12.14: "Wilful deviation...

also, this

UCI 12.12.14: "Wilful deviation from the course, attempt to be placed without having covered the entire course by bicycle, resuming the race after having accepted a lift in a vehicle...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-14-16, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15,871
Views: 775,727
Posted By echappist
to all you sesquipedaliaphiles and cunning...

to all you sesquipedaliaphiles and cunning linguists, a challenge

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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-14-16, 11:13 AM
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Views: 42,526
Posted By echappist
i was expecting you to call for him to be...

i was expecting you to call for him to be penalized for advancing without his bike
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-14-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 42,526
Posted By echappist
neutralize at the place of accident. whoever...

neutralize at the place of accident.

whoever was leading at that time would have gotten wallopped

crash not fault of rider. no idea why they didn't have the gendarmes lined up holding hands to...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-14-16, 09:01 AM
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Views: 42,526
Posted By echappist
wow that's bull****

wow that's bull****
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-14-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By echappist
you should have offered him two porterhouses ;)

you should have offered him two porterhouses ;)
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-12-16, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 45,807
Posted By echappist
i'll be there! interestingly enough, i'm...

i'll be there!

interestingly enough, i'm still top 5 on the climb of the race

going over that damn hill 12-13 times on race day won't be fun
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-12-16, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 140,173
Posted By echappist
wish i could make it this year. goes right in...

wish i could make it this year. goes right in front of my old dorm.

that turn from Chapel onto High Street seems gnarly to say the least
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-12-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15,871
Views: 775,727
Posted By echappist
almost completely agree except when it comes to...

almost completely agree except when it comes to the backlight

do you happen to know how one can disable the annoying Garmin segments, which seems to be part and parcel of the mapping function
...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-11-16, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 45,807
Posted By echappist
oh wow, spot on. i guess In Walked Bud...

oh wow, spot on.

i guess In Walked Bud (going purely by the rhythm and feel of things) may also be appropriate

so many of his compositions are melancholy or mellow that i forgot about the...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-10-16, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15,871
Views: 775,727
Posted By echappist
i guess perhaps Klose might have acted...

i guess perhaps Klose might have acted differently. Eder is certainly within his rights not to say a word.

At least it didn't end up going into PKs

And to think of all the previously...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-10-16, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 45,807
Posted By echappist
well done, Tmonk. i'll think of a fitting Monk...

well done, Tmonk. i'll think of a fitting Monk tune for this
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-10-16, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5,607
Views: 186,823
Posted By echappist
That wasn't Argentinian Hand of God, but that...

That wasn't Argentinian Hand of God, but that mis-called handball surely played a role in the outcome. Portugal was pressing, which is how they initially picked off the ball and led to the ball...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-10-16, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 42,526
Posted By echappist
Yesterday, the guy was running alongside Froome...

Yesterday, the guy was running alongside Froome and had a cape (in the form of the Colombian flag) on his back. the flag got a bit too close for comfort, and the fan was (deservedly) smacked
...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-10-16, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 42,526
Posted By echappist
this

this
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-08-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By echappist
they had early problems that failed to compensate...

they had early problems that failed to compensate for temperature changes, and i still don't think one could reset the slope on their units. Granted, resetting slope post-hoc is a trivial matter...
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