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Forum: Electric Bikes 01-29-14, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 947
Posted By mgurtzweiler
So there was no way the throttle would fit...

So there was no way the throttle would fit anywhere on the road bike bars.. they are just a few MM too large. The controller might fit some smaller bars but not 31.8mm bars.

So i found a bit of...
Forum: Electric Bikes 01-24-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 947
Posted By mgurtzweiler
BionX G2 controller on a road bike

Picked up one of the new 2014 BionX kits (the S350DX) and the controller mounts / throttle are all made for 25mm or so bars and I've got some 31.8mm road bars.

Anyone have a creative setup? I...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-25-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By mgurtzweiler
Just in case anyone else runs into this in the...

Just in case anyone else runs into this in the future.I just ended up riding down 17/92. It has a nice wide shoulder and not too much traffic. Can end up doing around 100 miles out and back between...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-24-11, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By mgurtzweiler
40-70 mile routes near Celebration / Orlando

Spending the holiday's down in Florida and brought my bike with me. Anyone have some good rides that can easily be accessed from near Celebration / Kissimmee? Would prefer to just leave the condo...
Forum: Commuting 10-04-11, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 124,024
Posted By mgurtzweiler
Haven't commuted regularly since the start of the...

Haven't commuted regularly since the start of the road race season, however this week I am going to try to do my 42mile RT commute all 5 days.

Didn't take my usual rest day on Monday and the ride...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 08-18-11, 06:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,803
Posted By mgurtzweiler
Commuter/Rain/Ride with the wife bike: 37mm...

Commuter/Rain/Ride with the wife bike: 37mm Schwalbe Supreme @ 45psi or so :D

Training Tire: 23mm Gatorskin Hardshell. Going to up that to 25mm once these wear out.

Racing (road): My favorite...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-09-11, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By mgurtzweiler
Vacation Advice: Northern CA / Bay area

I would like to spend a week in northern CA / bay area with my wife in early August, hit up some winery's as well as spend at least 4 days doing some "epic" rides. We would need to rent some nice...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-06-11, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 592,108
Posted By mgurtzweiler
Got dropped at Reston Town Center GP CAT4 race...

Got dropped at Reston Town Center GP CAT4 race (first race as a 4) along with half the field.
Forum: Commuting 07-06-11, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By mgurtzweiler
XACD Titanium Commuter Bike?

Anyone built up a commuter bike from an XACD frame? I'm on the verge of having them put together something to mimic the position of my Tarmac except with rack and fender mounts with clearance for...
Forum: Commuting 07-06-11, 05:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,074
Posted By mgurtzweiler
Sometimes it helps if you rotate your pelvis...

Sometimes it helps if you rotate your pelvis forward (think about sticking your butt out when you are setting on the saddle). Bonus points for most people this also helps engage the glutes :) Also...
Forum: Commuting 07-06-11, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By mgurtzweiler
Never had it happen. I notice even a mm or two...

Never had it happen. I notice even a mm or two difference now days :(
Forum: Commuting 07-06-11, 05:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,394
Posted By mgurtzweiler
wanted to lose weight. Now that's done I kept...

wanted to lose weight. Now that's done I kept commuting (less times per week I am sad to say) as part of my race training schedule.
Forum: Commuting 07-06-11, 05:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,320
Posted By mgurtzweiler
lights, blinky in the back, reflective clothing...

lights, blinky in the back, reflective clothing and bonus points for some 3m reflective tape on the frame and wheels.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 06-26-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By mgurtzweiler
Audio based interval training programs

Has anyone found or used audio versions of something like Spinnervals or maybe something from the BF workout book. I've found I can follow audio queues and it helps me keep up the intensity all the...
Forum: Commuting 05-21-11, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,818
Posted By mgurtzweiler
http://www.xs4all.nl/~swhs/fiets/tests/verlichting...

http://www.xs4all.nl/~swhs/fiets/tests/verlichting/index_en.html

I rode all winter with the Schmidt Edelux. After getting used to the road not being burning bright (was rolling with a magicshine...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-14-11, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By mgurtzweiler
The graph is 10 sec, 1 min, 5 min, FTP. You have...

The graph is 10 sec, 1 min, 5 min, FTP. You have a good point re: intensity. I've been following a trainingpeaks virtual coach program since February. I bet the average hr/wk is 8-10, I was...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-14-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By mgurtzweiler
Found my limiter.. i think. Advice?

New CAT5 racer almost done with my 10 races and am having wildly mixed results and I think it comes down to my total lack of sustainable power from 45 seconds to about 2 minutes. I train between...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-13-11, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By mgurtzweiler
No problem on the hyjack :) I've got the...

No problem on the hyjack :) I've got the logistics of commuting back and forth down, been doing it for a year (even all winter woot) 2-4 times a week, but that pretty much stopped when I took up...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-12-11, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By mgurtzweiler
Advice for using commute as part of training.

I am looking for some training advice. Short background. Started commuting to work last February weighing 200#. Started with 2x a week built up to 4-5x a week and dropped down to my current 150#...
Forum: Commuting 05-08-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,828
Posted By mgurtzweiler
LHT is pretty stiff unless it is loaded down. ...

LHT is pretty stiff unless it is loaded down. Mine is pretty tricked out but now that I am racing I might replace it with something that has closer to my Tarmac's geometry that I can put a rack on.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-05-11, 07:56 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 4,009
Posted By mgurtzweiler
21.6 (5'11" - 155 - 32yrs old) I really dont know...

21.6 (5'11" - 155 - 32yrs old) I really dont know how much more I could lose... wear 30x34 pants. 18.5 would be 133. wow
Forum: Road Cycling 01-28-11, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By mgurtzweiler
I made the website in my sig last fall when i was...

I made the website in my sig last fall when i was stocking up on Merino wool. If you search for bibs you'll see what bonktown has listed in the past and then sign up to get an email when they list...
Forum: Commuting 01-27-11, 07:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,613
Posted By mgurtzweiler
I crash a lot on my MTB (if i don't crash then...

I crash a lot on my MTB (if i don't crash then I'm not pushing it hard enough is my motto!).

Only time I have crashed when commuting is last summer when it was about 110deg out and I was...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-24-11, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,188
Posted By mgurtzweiler
That's what I use. Yummy.

That's what I use. Yummy.
Forum: Commuting 12-06-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,395
Posted By mgurtzweiler
+1 for Stoic. I keeping buying it up when shirts...

+1 for Stoic. I keeping buying it up when shirts pop up on Steep and Cheap. I have Icebreaker, Stoic, and SmartWool base layers and I prefer Stoic.
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