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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-13-14, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 101,192
Posted By kindablue
Haven't been around in awhile, but some of ya'll...

Haven't been around in awhile, but some of ya'll are obsessive as me so...

I'm contemplating of selling my 10 spd red group to upgrade to 11spd DA. The goal would be to stay with the times, try to...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 06-06-14, 06:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,916
Posted By kindablue
I love your roadie book! I try to sell as...

I love your roadie book!

I try to sell as much of my stuff as I can when I don't need it anymore. Bikes, wheels, components... yada.
I'm kinda at an impasse right now, my current bike (SL4 with...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 06-04-14, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 101,192
Posted By kindablue
Anyone have any favorite 3rd party seat posts?...

Anyone have any favorite 3rd party seat posts? The tarmac (SL4) post seat clamp thingy has been screwing with my short seams and comfort. I've been thinking about a zipp post. Any opinions on other...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-27-14, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7,992
Views: 509,819
Posted By kindablue
I ride/race track, dabble with MTB, and only have...

I ride/race track, dabble with MTB, and only have a PM for my road bike. No plans on buying one for the other bikes. More or less I'm trying to re-think how I record my efforts, trying to determine...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-26-14, 05:54 AM
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Posted By kindablue
I'm looking for ideas... How do you guys record...

I'm looking for ideas... How do you guys record workouts?

I use golden cheetah. Over the past 3 years or so I've been trying to keep a 3 ring binder of daily workouts, race write ups, etc. I've...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-15-14, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 827,930
Posted By kindablue
Cool, thanks! I'll try that next time. Just used...

Cool, thanks! I'll try that next time. Just used goof off and elbow grease this time around. I wanted to stay true to the recommendations from zipp.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-14-14, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 827,930
Posted By kindablue
Glueing tubies has that religious experience type...

Glueing tubies has that religious experience type of feel. For the future, does anyone have suggestions for removing old glue, without consuming 5+ hours of my life?
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-12-14, 06:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,203
Posted By kindablue
Call him out on it..., "What the hell is wrong...

Call him out on it..., "What the hell is wrong with you, that's racist. Go away."
Seems like he was seeking some kind of validation from you two.
He'll probably be pissed after that but if he has...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-11-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By kindablue
Google the new Tarmac - it was just released the...

Google the new Tarmac - it was just released the other day. The new design is size specific.
Tarmac is a great bike.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-06-14, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 1,906,913
Posted By kindablue
Getting caught from a failed break at our...

Getting caught from a failed break at our "Koppenberg." I'm the fool smiling in the green.
http://jmfloraphotography.smugmug.com/ACTION/Cycling/Disciplines/Road/Road/Koppenberg-050414/i-SPRt5M6/A
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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-27-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 173,526
Posted By kindablue
First time I've ever seen that Athans video. Wow....

First time I've ever seen that Athans video. Wow. I get the feeling that some folks will never officiate again.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-24-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 851,451
Posted By kindablue
82mi, some hard efforts during, more terrain...

82mi, some hard efforts during, more terrain driven than interval driven. Sat too long waiting for a coffee and a egg sandwich at the 3 hr mark, bonk'd for the better part of 60 minutes after that...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-23-14, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By kindablue
I started riding in that city, only raced a...

I started riding in that city, only raced a training crit once though, so no useful information on racing per se.
However there is a good group ride on Sundays. Used to be at 7am I think? Not...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-22-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 851,451
Posted By kindablue
3332' of elevation gain in 2 hours this evening....

3332' of elevation gain in 2 hours this evening. 142 TSS. Felt good. Too bad I'm way to fat to ever climb competitively.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-21-14, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 101,192
Posted By kindablue
I have relatively wide feet, finding a pair of...

I have relatively wide feet, finding a pair of running shoes that accommodates my toe box volume (as you put it) has always been a PIA. I only can run in Mizunos...

Anywho Shimano and Sidi were...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-04-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7,992
Views: 509,819
Posted By kindablue
Jmikami thanks for the insightful response! ...

Jmikami thanks for the insightful response!





Agreed, a lot more variability than I would have liked, intervals 4 and 5 were much too low. I was trying out a new spot for my 3' intervals....
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-02-14, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7,992
Views: 509,819
Posted By kindablue
at best I only coasted for a few seconds while...

at best I only coasted for a few seconds while hitting start/stop. I assure you there was no coasting mid VO2 max interval
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-02-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7,992
Views: 509,819
Posted By kindablue
Normalized power question... So there is quite a...

Normalized power question... So there is quite a bit of variability between normalized power and average power when I'm looking at the chart after my intervals (3'x6). Any thoughts as to why?
Would...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-01-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 851,451
Posted By kindablue
60 miles, got intervals of 20, 20, 13:30, 15 of...

60 miles, got intervals of 20, 20, 13:30, 15 of threshold. Tried to spin threshold whenever else I could.
Finished it up by having some french onion soup at a french cafe.
Good times.

Local...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-28-14, 06:37 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,461
Posted By kindablue
I've seen a 4 just power off the front in that...

I've seen a 4 just power off the front in that race, but his w/kg was easily at a 2 level (he upgraded after a handful of races). After the "hill" the field is usually gassed and if someone has the...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-26-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 851,451
Posted By kindablue
VO2 3'x6. @ 120%+ I'm starting to think this...

VO2 3'x6. @ 120%+
I'm starting to think this is more of a mental exercise than physical. #3 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) is always the hardest...
Also...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-26-14, 05:05 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,461
Posted By kindablue
Depends on a whole lotta stuff. :) If you...

Depends on a whole lotta stuff. :)

If you want to give it a whirl try attacking after a prime when the field is strung out (in a crit). Guys on the front usually don't want to chase.

Another...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-25-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 1,906,913
Posted By kindablue
371005 Sprint finish! I'm the one on the far...

371005
Sprint finish!
I'm the one on the far left of the picture. Pulled 2nd behind a crazy strong junior who pretty much used our race as a tactical work out. I get the feeling he could have...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-23-14, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 139,246
Posted By kindablue
Stazio Crit SM3/4 race 2nd of 120 I made more...

Stazio Crit SM3/4 race
2nd of 120
I made more than my fair share of mistakes, but I'm learning how to sprint. So damn proud of myself I got frozen yogurt on the drive home (flavors were cookies and...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-21-14, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 851,451
Posted By kindablue
3x20s. 140 TSS. So proud of myself that I got...

3x20s. 140 TSS. So proud of myself that I got some Chipotle and a Belgian Triple. mmm
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