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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-18-15, 06:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,504
Posted By Mose
There's a lot of great advice here, as I'd...

There's a lot of great advice here, as I'd expect. One thing I can add is, you have from what I see a pretty decent 1 m power, esp for a cat 5, but you didn't list your 5 - 10 s neuromuscular...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-07-14, 11:39 AM
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Views: 509,859
Posted By Mose
I'm unfamiliar with this "trophies" you speak of....

I'm unfamiliar with this "trophies" you speak of. I did, however, win a bottle of chain lube at a mtb race once. And a hat that says Root 66 on it. So worth it.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-07-14, 10:18 AM
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Views: 509,859
Posted By Mose
Also found this to be true. FWIW, I did...

Also found this to be true.

FWIW, I did the Allen and Coggan 20' test protocol about 2 months ago on a trainer and averaged 223W on the 20' interval, for a calculated FTP of 212, and at 75kg,...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 06-03-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 116,176
Posted By Mose
Lime Rock GP - Cat 5s My second real crit......

Lime Rock GP - Cat 5s

My second real crit... couple training crits in the past plus the Whaling City Cyclone 2 years ago where I was promtply dropped and pulled (4/5 race).

Smallish field of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-07-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,100
Posted By Mose
In fire protection, it's usually a given what...

In fire protection, it's usually a given what you're talking about is flammable/combustible. Volatility isn't just applicable at room temperature, but for any energy input (i.e. relative ease of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-07-13, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Mose
+1 on all that. And if you follow the Park...

+1 on all that. And if you follow the Park procedure very carefully and it still won't shift correctly, you may have a bent derailleur hanger. A good shop will have a tool that can align it, will...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-07-13, 06:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,100
Posted By Mose
Or volatility, as we call it in the fire...

Or volatility, as we call it in the fire protection trade.

And just as another addendum to Myosmith's post, before anyone tries degreasing a chain with acetone, it will be rather frustrating. ...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-17-13, 09:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,893
Posted By Mose
Someone un-confuse me. Is finishing 10 mass...

Someone un-confuse me. Is finishing 10 mass starts actually a mandatory upgrade? I can't find anything on USAC's website that says it is.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-17-13, 08:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,893
Posted By Mose
Speaking from limited experience (read off the...

Speaking from limited experience (read off the back), I agree. I found 4/5 fields to be noticeably more competitive than cat 5s from a fitness standpoint. Especially earlier in the season when...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-12-13, 05:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,730
Posted By Mose
I'll point out a large and deep pothole,...

I'll point out a large and deep pothole, especially if it's an unexpected hazard in an otherwise smooth road.

I've seen riders put their hand behind their back with two fingers extended to...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-17-11, 06:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 826
Posted By Mose
If you want to drop $500, the new Lemond...

If you want to drop $500, the new Lemond Revolution (http://www.lemondfitness.com/product_detail/465/lemond-revolution)trainers look pretty nice... but I'm really happy with 3 winters of use on my...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-15-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By Mose
Just a general comment- strengthening all...

Just a general comment- strengthening all supporting muscles may address a problem resulting from a weakness, but not necessarily from a muscular imbalance. I don't know how often ITBS is from a...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-15-11, 05:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,391
Posted By Mose
First try loosening the...

First try loosening the laces/velcro/ratchet/whatever closure system your shoe has on it to address foot numbness. Second try a higher cadence and less force per stroke. Then think about new...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-12-11, 11:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mose
Because they're not necessary, at best. It's...

Because they're not necessary, at best. It's like... here, you can either eat this piece of cake I may or may not have sneezed on, or you can eat this other identical piece of cake that I didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-12-11, 11:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mose
Ah, thanks for taking the time to look that up. ...

Ah, thanks for taking the time to look that up. I was going to ask my wife when I got home. There was a fair amount of resistance for obvious reasons I guess when MA adopted the DPT regulation (all...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-12-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mose
As far as I know, all states require PTs to have...

As far as I know, all states require PTs to have an actual Masters degree (I think it's always a Master of Science) and require a BSc prior to graduate/professional school. And now many states (MA...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-12-11, 06:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mose
I use a rear Race Blade... I'd use the front one...

I use a rear Race Blade... I'd use the front one but it doesn't fit my bike. The rear is more crucial, esp for keeping your rear end dry. The front one I don't think is as crucial since the down...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-12-11, 05:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mose
Going to a good PT is not at all like going to a...

Going to a good PT is not at all like going to a chiropractor. Also, another nice thing about PTs is that they're actually trained to recognize the limitations of their own treatments and know when...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-12-11, 05:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mose
Yup. There are wet specific chain lubes out...

Yup. There are wet specific chain lubes out there. I've had great luck with Finish Line's Wet Lube, also Phil Wood's Tenacious Oil.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-12-11, 05:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mose
As one who just married a very bright girl with a...

As one who just married a very bright girl with a DPT degree- go see a PT.

Chiropracters have recently begun learning legit PT techniques (spinal and other joint mobilizations, and some other...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-04-11, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Mose
RwGPS says 3300 feet in the afternoon. So,...

RwGPS says 3300 feet in the afternoon. So, revised total of about 11,000 ft. That felt about right. Lot of gain/mile. MyTracks seems to overestimate anytime you do a lot of rolling elevation...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-04-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Mose
Ah, cool. Well, I had done a 10k ride before,...

Ah, cool. Well, I had done a 10k ride before, and this felt similar. I was figuring it was more in that range.

According to RidewithGPS, mapped out manually, the morning ride was 7300 feet of...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-04-11, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Mose
Well, there are no arrows on my tracks I posted,...

Well, there are no arrows on my tracks I posted, but I never actually descended OSM. I climbed it in the afternoon, but both times I descended E Camino Cielo to Rte 154. E Camino Cielo is just an...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-04-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Mose
Almost forgot! The Scott at the top of the...

Almost forgot!

The Scott at the top of the ridge:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-F6BK_J9Eqv8/TjreaPwvh_I/AAAAAAAAD0c/hiPN4i2ypzM/s640/2011-07-20_11-36-26_756.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 08-04-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Mose
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-TKQ9Zed5ltU/Tjr...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-TKQ9Zed5ltU/TjrSvlwvo8I/AAAAAAAAD0E/Wi3hMl_fsyE/s640/2011-07-20_11-47-18_544.jpg
Pretty looking thistle like flower
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