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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 09-25-13, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,824
Posted By ochizon
thanks Carleton! Im finishing up now my...

thanks Carleton!

Im finishing up now my first track season, and i did a lot of weights in the offseason, but summer on i laid off the weights, and focused on interval training ans max effort...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 09-25-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,824
Posted By ochizon
Can you give a little more info on what you know...

Can you give a little more info on what you know about limited weight training for sprinters? I have the unfortunate situation of wanting to be a better track sprinter but my Spinal Orthopedist is...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-05-13, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By ochizon
"Id rather be fast and look slow than be slow and...

"Id rather be fast and look slow than be slow and look fast"

in other words - ride what you got, with HUGE intensity. Then rest and eat :P
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-24-13, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By ochizon
thanks for all the suggestions guys!

thanks for all the suggestions guys!
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-23-13, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By ochizon
Road wheelsets (bear with me, there is a reason i chose this forum)

Hey guys,

So i would have posted this question in the clydesdale forum, but as it is more race related, i figured my trackie folks are a better cross section of heavy racers to ask.

I want to...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-20-13, 05:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,824
Posted By ochizon
how do you guys approach the kilo? I have heard...

how do you guys approach the kilo? I have heard different ideas, one is go balls to the wall and try not to fall off the bike before the finishline, giving time back on the last lap, while some...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-07-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,824
Posted By ochizon
^^Thanks well i do, for instance, 1min max...

^^Thanks

well i do, for instance, 1min max effort workouts. 3 reps, easy spin between (5 min or so break - however long i need to go all out again). Some of my track buddies say that is too low...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-07-13, 06:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,824
Posted By ochizon
Digging up an old post, but... Assuming,...

Digging up an old post, but...

Assuming, hypothetically, you only cared about the kilo, and trained exclusively for that. what sort of on-bike workouts would you focus on?
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-01-13, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By ochizon
That is good advice, and what i was figuring id...

That is good advice, and what i was figuring id do, once my neck is good again. Pepper is a sprint or two, or a standing start or two, to my warm up routine. That way my body just gets used to...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-30-13, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By ochizon
Thanks for the replies, guys! i am quite...

Thanks for the replies, guys!

i am quite large all over. Im a big burly dude. I do lift upperbody, but because of some spinal issues, I am barred any lifts that load the spine (shrugs, deadifts,...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-30-13, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By ochizon
neck strain from sprint intervals/standing start training

Do any of you guys get sore/stiff necks from doing repeated sprints/standing starts? I seem to be prone to getting a really stiff trapezius muscle from that. I'm wondering if anyone has advice on...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-18-13, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By ochizon
have you been fitted? In my experience, that...

have you been fitted? In my experience, that issue comes from too much weight on the hands. That can be a fit issue (too far forward) or bars too low, or maybe even a weak core that contributes...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-12-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,334
Posted By ochizon
ride hard get faster be merry enjoy life

ride hard
get faster
be merry
enjoy life
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-11-13, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,951
Posted By ochizon
thank man, this really helps me out. :)

thank man, this really helps me out. :)
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-10-13, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,951
Posted By ochizon
Wait - so the Powertap is sampling just every...

Wait - so the Powertap is sampling just every second or even more? I wonder if that is why im always so disappointed by my peak numbers?! haha

Seriously though, this is good to know, cause i...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-09-13, 08:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,557
Posted By ochizon
am i nuts for thinking the road bike has is at a...

am i nuts for thinking the road bike has is at a DISadvantage on the launch? I would break my bike and fall over if i tried to launch my roadie like i do my track bike. Launching is a skill with...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-27-13, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By ochizon
must resist "upward stem" pun!

must resist "upward stem" pun!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-18-13, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By ochizon
Power based training for track cyclist

I know that power-based training is all the rage for road training regimens (5x5, 2x20 intervals, etc), but is there any data on the usefulness of power-based interval training for track purposes? I...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-07-13, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By ochizon
Gearing for a drag race

Hey guys, if you were doing some 333m standing start races, what gearing would you opt for? Im thinking ~88gear-in (50x15)


thoughts?
Forum: Road Cycling 02-22-13, 09:30 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,863
Posted By ochizon
ok, ok i get it now. Thanks guys!

ok, ok i get it now. Thanks guys!
Forum: Road Cycling 02-22-13, 09:12 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,863
Posted By ochizon
I suck at math, but if im reading this correctly,...

I suck at math, but if im reading this correctly,

http://www.trainingbible.com/joesblog/2008/01/climbing-power-formula.html

"bike + rider weight (kg) x 9.8 x elevation gain (meters) / time...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-21-13, 03:16 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,863
Posted By ochizon
based on the FTP tests, i have a better ratio...

based on the FTP tests, i have a better ratio (not that im strong in general cycling terms). But is it not true that as the grade increase, so does the impact of the weight? Where does the simple...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-21-13, 03:06 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,863
Posted By ochizon
I humbly disagree with the notion that equal w/kg...

I humbly disagree with the notion that equal w/kg the heavier rider is faster uphill. Im a LARGE rider (6'1" 230lbs) and i have friends with lower w/kg and i wreck them in flat terrain, but on...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-16-13, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 792
Posted By ochizon
this thread is making me happy. I had back...

this thread is making me happy. I had back surgery last week and wont be on the bike for another 4 weeks, and that will be just gentle riding (6 weeks to be free to ride hard). I had similar...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 11-30-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,665
Posted By ochizon
even better then :)

even better then :)
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