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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-12-13, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By wxduff
Anyone Familiar with the Corning Circuit Race, also Cat suggestions

I'm signing up for my second race after doing alright, but not as good as I would have hoped in my first race.

I'm doing the Corning Circuit Race this time around, in Waltkins Glen, NY. Has anyone...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-27-13, 11:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,317
Posted By wxduff
Actually, considering I used to weight 250, I've...

Actually, considering I used to weight 250, I've dropped my resting heart rate from 110 bpm resting to 82, and dropped my BP from 140/90 to 124/82, I think I'm doing alright. It's a slow process.
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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-27-13, 11:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,317
Posted By wxduff
Thanks for all the advice everyone except botto,...

Thanks for all the advice everyone except botto, exactly what I was looking for. And yes this is the Trooper Brinkerhoff Memorial in Coxackie, which I believe used to be referred to as "Johnny Cake"....
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-27-13, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,317
Posted By wxduff
Race Week Taper and Prep?

Hello all, asking for some first race advice. I've done some searching and gone over the sticky, and they were all very useful, however a few questions remain.

How much more should I ride this...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-25-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 547,894
Posted By wxduff
Been a while but figured a before and after was...

Been a while but figured a before and after was worth a quick visit back, good work everyone!

Before: 250 lbs.

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Current: 205 lbs

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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-25-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By wxduff
I'm actually planning on doing the D race as my...

I'm actually planning on doing the D race as my first race ever, I just registered. I used to live in the area, but now live in central PA. But since I'm home for Easter, might as well give it a go....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-02-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By wxduff
I wish i had a drill press but I live in an...

I wish i had a drill press but I live in an apartment. I've owned the bike for 3 years and haven't replaced the chainrings or the chain. I just replaced the chain so I should probably replace the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-02-12, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By wxduff
The acetone did it for the most part but the last...

The acetone did it for the most part but the last bolt refused, after serious amount of acetone and elbow grease. I stripped the back to the point it the whole thing was useless, I even tried the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-02-12, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By wxduff
Chainring bolts glued on

I really messed up this time...

A couple of problems here have me flustered.

1: I installed the inner chainring on backwards.
2: I used loctite super glue instead of threadlocker (I saw...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-22-11, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 766
Posted By wxduff
My knees cannot take much of the stuff. If I go...

My knees cannot take much of the stuff. If I go for a run, its a walk around the circle, then a good stretch, and then a jog (which is not the same as running imho) as long as I can go until my knees...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-20-11, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 547,894
Posted By wxduff
Don't forget that part of being mentally awake...

Don't forget that part of being mentally awake means recognizing when you need to make a change.

I'm an Eagle Scout by the way :)
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-18-11, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 547,894
Posted By wxduff
I'm sure convincing the kids that personal...

I'm sure convincing the kids that personal fitness is an important merit badge is a bit easier when they see you actively trying to get in shape. Keep up the good work!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-17-11, 02:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By wxduff
Weight Loss and Speed?

Hi everyone, I've been loosing weight this summer and between weight watchers online and the bike, I've lost 30 pounds so far, and I look better in all of my clothes, which makes me happy. However...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-26-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By wxduff
New Bike Time

My first bike has done a great job hauling my fat ass around, but its looking like it might be time for a new bike. My current bike is a Cannondale Caad 9 with a mix of 105 and ultegra. It was a...
Forum: Eastern Canada 09-14-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By wxduff
Andy was, backed out for wisdom tooth surgery.

Andy was, backed out for wisdom tooth surgery.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-08-11, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 964
Posted By wxduff
For me a loose bottle cage bolt caused this for a...

For me a loose bottle cage bolt caused this for a while (Also have a Caad 9). Also, sounds like the noises spokes make when de-tensioning.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 09-06-11, 04:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,826
Posted By wxduff
While it does appear that the number of teams is...

While it does appear that the number of teams is on a downturn, I would like to share my opinion that this is temporary. I think that that market for sponsors is shifting, and that its going to take...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-02-11, 01:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,202
Posted By wxduff
I cried when someone on my group ride told me I...

I cried when someone on my group ride told me I had a whole in them. I can't dish out 80+ bucks for another pair. Need another 50% off performance clothing sale.

They fit great, the chamois is...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-02-11, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,202
Posted By wxduff
So you would recommend the Carbons. I have old...

So you would recommend the Carbons. I have old Look pedals that are heavy and come with hard to find delta cleats. I was looking into getting those due to the price. Pedals are crazy expensive.

I...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 09-02-11, 12:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By wxduff
I was talking about the bike race.

I was talking about the bike race.
Forum: Eastern Canada 09-01-11, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By wxduff
Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal, viewing and hotel

Hello all, looking for some advice for my trip up for the big race.

Despite growing up in Upstate NY I have only been to Montreal once for a day trip. However my girlfriend and I love the city....
Forum: Training & Nutrition 09-01-11, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By wxduff
I usually only put in a teaspoon in per pot of...

I usually only put in a teaspoon in per pot of sugar if I feel like it. I figured for riding the sugar would help.

Off topic: Are you going to watch the GP when it comes to town (your location...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-01-11, 02:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 445
Posted By wxduff
There's a lot of posts on here about wheel...

There's a lot of posts on here about wheel selection and such for clydes. I would suggest a quick search for plenty of information on that.

As for motivation, its a tough thing. Some people get...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 09-01-11, 12:46 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,384
Posted By wxduff
What are the chances this or the Tour of Utah get...

What are the chances this or the Tour of Utah get upgrades to HC status next year.

And when will America get a World Tour event?

Canada has two...

Is it because the Europeans are afraid of...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 09-01-11, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By wxduff
Green Tea in the Bidon?

After a pot of green tea tonight, I began wondering if it would work in a water bottle on rides.

Has anyone else experimented with green/white tea in there water bottles for rides?

I feel like...
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