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Forum: Road Cycling 10-29-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By TysonCook
Ideas for club competitions? Strava? Thoughts...

Hello,
My cycling club has around 120 members and all ranges of skill level (pro to 72 yo grandpas) and we're trying to figure out how to do a handicap system for club competition.

Anyone have...
Forum: Charity Events 10-19-15, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By TysonCook
We have one as well, rolling out of Cramerton...

We have one as well, rolling out of Cramerton (suburb of Charlotte), Sat Jan 2nd, 10am.
More information here:
www.gastoncountycyclists.com (http://www.GastonCountyCyclists.com)
Forum: Charity Events 10-19-15, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By TysonCook
23rd Annual Gaston County Cyclists Polar Bear, Sat Jan 2nd (Charlotte, NC)

Hello,
Our 23nd Annual Polar Bear is getting geared up for Saturday Jan 2, starting at 10am. Three route options, Chili, Beer, and a good ride! If you are in the Charlotte region, or Greenville (1hr...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-16-15, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By TysonCook
Rollers, not hills. I've tried off the front a...

Rollers, not hills. I've tried off the front a few times and been pulled back every time. The last half of the lap is downhill'ish to a flat and fast.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-23-15, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By TysonCook
A lot of rides/groups out of Greenville as well.

A lot of rides/groups out of Greenville as well.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-02-15, 04:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,690
Posted By TysonCook
Thank you for the responses. I also have this on...

Thank you for the responses. I also have this on Facebook locally and there are ~30 responses there (100% say $ doesn't matter). Interesting that payouts are listed on most races. Maybe change it...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-01-15, 07:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,690
Posted By TysonCook
...agreed. No $50. I want to go opposite of...

...agreed. No $50. I want to go opposite of "big". I want to do low entry fee ($5'ish), donated prizes, and try to keep longevity in mind. Open books so that racers can see income/expenses, and...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-01-15, 04:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,690
Posted By TysonCook
...this is somewhat my thoughts as well. The...

...this is somewhat my thoughts as well. The reality is that it's pretty tough to run a race series, let alone pull enough $ in to give away cash at the end.
General costs are $3.60/rider for...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-01-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,690
Posted By TysonCook
I will also clarify. All financials would be...

I will also clarify. All financials would be public. Not making money on this, every single penny would go back to the series, and I would post the docs on the website.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-01-15, 07:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,690
Posted By TysonCook
Would you race if there were no payouts?

I'm currently researching on putting together a weekly (or biweekly) criterium series and our conversations revolve around costs and registration fees. While we can have payouts on the tail end,...
Forum: Charity Events 01-02-15, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By TysonCook
Hi Rob, I'll have to reply to this in length...

Hi Rob,
I'll have to reply to this in length after tomorrow (our Polar Bear).
One thing you should ask is, do I REALLY want to do this for a Charity, or do I REALLY want to do this for reason X...
Forum: Charity Events 12-14-14, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,997
Posted By TysonCook
Just an update... Free custom pint glass with...

Just an update...
Free custom pint glass with the first 75 registrants, long sleeve shirt, free beer and chili afterwards.
Hope to see people out!
www.gastoncountycyclists.com...
Forum: Charity Events 11-29-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,997
Posted By TysonCook
22nd Annual Polar Bear - Gaston County Cyclists (Charlotte, NC)...

Hello,
Our 22nd Annual Polar Bear is getting geared up for Saturday Jan 3rd, starting at 10am. Three route options, Chili, Beer, and a good ride! If you are in the Charlotte region, or Greenville...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-11-14, 01:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,990
Posted By TysonCook
So on that note, what WOULD people like to see...

So on that note, what WOULD people like to see from their local cycling club?
Competitions, socials, discounts, racing dues, equipment to borrow, etc.

I'd like to know as to grow a club, or keep...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-08-14, 02:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,990
Posted By TysonCook
We have ~150 members, and our dues are $15/yr and...

We have ~150 members, and our dues are $15/yr and increasing to $20.
What you get for the $ is:
10% off at the LBS
Picnics, grilling, christmas party, bike social
Tent space at the pro-crit
Kit...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-28-14, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,759
Posted By TysonCook
I have a 2010 Lapierre Xelius 800 FDJ version. ...

I have a 2010 Lapierre Xelius 800 FDJ version. It is stiff, and most are correct, you wont see them here in the US. One thing to note... Do yourself a favor and buy a replacement rear derailleur...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-26-14, 03:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,329
Posted By TysonCook
Anyone seen a rear facing camera that would work...

Anyone seen a rear facing camera that would work "better" than the Fly6. There are plenty cameras on the market, but I specifically want one to record while I'm riding that is rear facing to catch...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-26-14, 03:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,986
Posted By TysonCook
I switched to the Queen Helene cream this year...

I switched to the Queen Helene cream this year and am very satisfied. Plus any overage can be used on your dry patches elsewhere, and it smells great
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-22-14, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By TysonCook
There is a real science behind it, based on a...

There is a real science behind it, based on a multitude of fields such as Submarines, Underground Mining, Medicine, Arctic Circle work, etc. Basically anything that involves the loss of sunlight to...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-22-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By TysonCook
There is a whole bunch of literature on night...

There is a whole bunch of literature on night shift, circadian rhythm, flipping from nights to days, sleep schedule advancement, anchor sleep, etc. If you are going to do this long term, you...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-19-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By TysonCook
I work only nights and it's very tough to be...

I work only nights and it's very tough to be fresh. Your body doesn't release the same levels of hormones at the times you need, your eating cycle is off, and training becomes difficult.
I wake up...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-15-14, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,217
Posted By TysonCook
...I had chased down a lone lead rider off the...

...I had chased down a lone lead rider off the front and caught him, but blew up on the climb, and went out the back. I was caught literally on the KOM line by the ladies. My big problem was I...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-15-14, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,217
Posted By TysonCook
Question regarding being held behind another group...

At a race this weekend there were several groups racing at the same time (Cat3, 4/5's, and 5's as well as woman's pro/1/2). I got out the back near the KOM and was caught by the 3 leaders of the...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-02-14, 01:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,502
Posted By TysonCook
...I sanded down my old aluminum frame, and...

...I sanded down my old aluminum frame, and rattle canned a base white layer (after primer). Light sanding. Then I took an old coffee table book of vintage ski posters (The Art of Skiing), cut them...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-31-14, 09:14 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,230
Posted By TysonCook
do you have a link to the vendor? Thx!

do you have a link to the vendor?
Thx!
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