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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-25-13, 02:06 PM
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Posted By UMassAm
oof. ok.

oof. ok.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-25-13, 01:01 PM
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Views: 116,138
Posted By UMassAm
On a good whim this past week, I registered for...

On a good whim this past week, I registered for the Cyclonauts Racer's Criterium which was held today at Stafford Spring Motor Speedway in Connecticut. Cat 4 and 5 were combined in a rainy, 45 degree...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-23-13, 06:31 PM
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Posted By UMassAm
Congrats! I'm around Wells and will be at...

Congrats! I'm around Wells and will be at Purgatory myself as a 5- I'll have to watch and learn.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-22-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,068
Posted By UMassAm
Noted.

Noted.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-22-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,068
Posted By UMassAm
Why can't I maintain a steady distance behind other riders?

I'm having a real hard time maintaining consistent distance between my wheel and the one in front of me. I mirror their moves- when they pedal, I do, when they stop, I stop. I'm watching the terrain...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-20-13, 07:02 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,517
Posted By UMassAm
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-13, 06:37 AM
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Views: 295
Posted By UMassAm
Hmm. OK. Any idea if Force or Red shifters would...

Hmm. OK. Any idea if Force or Red shifters would be of benefit here?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-13, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By UMassAm
Make SRAM Rival shift levers more sensitive?

Hi,

I've been wishing my shift levers would click over quicker. There is some dead-space where they move before clicking, and that extra space can be annoying at times. I'm wondering if there is a...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-16-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By UMassAm
+1 Sort by label...brilliant.

+1

Sort by label...brilliant.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-16-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,038
Posted By UMassAm
I did it. But I'd say it depends on how much solo...

I did it. But I'd say it depends on how much solo experience you have and where you ride. If you ride in a city and around other people, you might have some developed handling skills (emphasis:...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-12-13, 05:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By UMassAm
I mean, I got knocked down, got cuts and bruises...

I mean, I got knocked down, got cuts and bruises and my bar tape got ripped. Not nearly deadly and it could've been a lot worse- but, I don't know what kind of accident you have in mind that an...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-12-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By UMassAm
What should I do if I get hit by a motorist?

Last week I was hit by a motorist as she turned into me without signaling the turn. I was so hopped up on adrenaline, and I didn't know what to do, so while she was saying she's so sorry, she's so...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-09-13, 10:32 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 16,429
Posted By UMassAm
I deserved that, for asking a question I already...

I deserved that, for asking a question I already knew the answer to. Even more so for editing my post after the fact. oh well
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-09-13, 09:52 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 16,429
Posted By UMassAm
I've just started racing and I know my mouth is...

I've just started racing and I know my mouth is going to get me in trouble if I don't watch it- I need to try to stop swearing to express how bad I'm messing up.Do other amateur level sports make...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-05-13, 08:42 AM
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Views: 116,138
Posted By UMassAm
updated post with course here: ...

updated post with course here:
http://currentbrends.blogspot.com/


Blue hills classic, Milton MA
CatV, My second race, first non-training crit
themes: learn to read, kid/wicked...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-03-13, 06:44 PM
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Views: 101,176
Posted By UMassAm
Thanks for all the aero advice.

Thanks for all the aero advice.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-30-13, 05:36 AM
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Views: 101,176
Posted By UMassAm
speaking of anatomy..what stretches are going to...

speaking of anatomy..what stretches are going to help me rotate my pelvis and keep my back low in the saddle?
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-29-13, 05:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,445
Posted By UMassAm
dang, guess I'm lucky to have 2 weekly training...

dang, guess I'm lucky to have 2 weekly training races within 10 miles of me. Last weekend I participated in my first training crit, just starting to get into it- do wish I found the sport earlier,...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-29-13, 05:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,445
Posted By UMassAm
How far do you travel to race?

Just wondering how far people have traveled or travel on a fairly regular basis to race. Slash, what goes in to your decision to participate in a particular race?
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-28-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By UMassAm
Congrats! I participated in my first race last...

Congrats! I participated in my first race last week. It's fun. Sorry to hear about that crash.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-24-13, 08:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,477
Posted By UMassAm
alrite i'll take this one sentence at a time. ...

alrite i'll take this one sentence at a time.

1. good job for speaking up.
2. keep calm and read 3-6
3. the point of that, see topic sentence, was about a particular emotion, of feeling...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-24-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,477
Posted By UMassAm
that's the other irony. carrying my bike home,...

that's the other irony. carrying my bike home, certainly looked like i wasnt prepared, though i had the materials- had no idea the valve would be too short. who the heck foresees a tube valve being...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-24-13, 07:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,477
Posted By UMassAm
word up. [to be fair, when at a computer, we're...

word up. [to be fair, when at a computer, we're more likely to be thinking analytically, which tends to constrain the capacity for empathetic bonding...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-24-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,477
Posted By UMassAm
maybe you can help me with that by explaining...

maybe you can help me with that by explaining what you mean
Forum: Road Cycling 04-24-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,477
Posted By UMassAm
mhm, interesting. thank you for your service. i...

mhm, interesting. thank you for your service. i spend a lot of my time thinking about leadership, resilience and emotional skills. interesting stuff.
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