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Forum: Masters Racing (All Disciplines) 07-16-16, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By VanceMac
Can't overemphasize this enough. Intensity rules....

Can't overemphasize this enough. Intensity rules. Kills me to see 90% of guys doing the crit scene with training programs based either directly or indirectly off of pro tour riders, focused almost...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-26-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 45,307
Posted By VanceMac
Just ended our Friday Night Series. Nine omniums...

Just ended our Friday Night Series. Nine omniums (3 each in Feb, Apr, and Jun). These are the highlight of my year. So fun.

In the never ending pendulum swing that is participation in track...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-08-16, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,586
Posted By VanceMac
The race season at Velo Sports Center in Carson...

The race season at Velo Sports Center in Carson has been pretty encouraging. Participation in track always seems to ebb and flow, and our momentum has been building the past couple years. That's...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-28-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,124
Posted By VanceMac
I have the opposite approach. I lift year round,...

I have the opposite approach. I lift year round, but offseason it's the priority so that's where I'm working on power, and my saddle time is spent spinning smaller gears. I'm an enduro though......
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-09-16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,097
Posted By VanceMac
We agree on that. We disagree on that.

We agree on that.



We disagree on that.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-09-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,097
Posted By VanceMac
That's a bit of selection bias. I think the...

That's a bit of selection bias. I think the number of coaches who are clueless or (more likely) hopelessly entrenched in this or that conventional paradigm far, FAR outnumber ones who are genuinely...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-08-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,097
Posted By VanceMac
Grr.

Grr.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-08-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,097
Posted By VanceMac
I would only consider this (any high rep scheme)...

I would only consider this (any high rep scheme) if I gave up the bike. I don't believe in crossing the streams. Aerobic endurance: on bike. Anaerobic endurance: intervals on bike. Anaerobic...
Forum: Masters Racing (All Disciplines) 02-28-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10,158
Views: 252,577
Posted By VanceMac
Apologies Cleave. I failed in this regard... as...

Apologies Cleave. I failed in this regard... as the podium all had stars and stripes. But you hung with them just fine!!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-23-16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 45,307
Posted By VanceMac
Big weekend if you are in southern California. ...

Big weekend if you are in southern California.


Friday night: final of the first Friday Night Racing series
Saturday morning: Cat 5 omnium/clinic
Saturday afternoon: Junior omniums
...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-20-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 45,307
Posted By VanceMac
Second Friday Night Race date was blistering. We...

Second Friday Night Race date was blistering. We had six racers from the upcoming World Cycling League pushing the pace for both Men and Women. 20 lap snowball, which averaged over 30mph. Super...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-15-16, 11:37 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 45,307
Posted By VanceMac
First omnium of the year. Really good turnout in...

First omnium of the year. Really good turnout in all fields (17 women!) considering the early date, as well as several major road/crit races this weekend. 60 lap points race was painful this early. ...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-10-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 260,422
Posted By VanceMac
Not to rag on the typical roadie model too much,...

Not to rag on the typical roadie model too much, but this is exactly how I felt when going from the chronic cardio paradigm to the track (with about 1/3 the saddle time, much more intervals and...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-27-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 24,465
Posted By VanceMac
I only have the front, so only with disc.

I only have the front, so only with disc.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-27-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 24,465
Posted By VanceMac
To be honest, I mostly just agree wtih queerpunk....

To be honest, I mostly just agree wtih queerpunk. The 5 spoke is way more popular, but I think that's because perception of being stiffer. These feel pretty darn stiff to me, though even at my new...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-27-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 24,465
Posted By VanceMac
Quite enamored with mine. ...

Quite enamored with mine.

https://vmac.smugmug.com/photos/i-ZQMFtz3/0/M/i-ZQMFtz3-M.jpg
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-19-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,894
Posted By VanceMac
If only there some way to improve that...

If only there some way to improve that...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-15-16, 05:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,637
Posted By VanceMac
That line where you draw a red mark is the black...

That line where you draw a red mark is the black line. Although I can't tell from that screen capture or the original posted video clip, he looks to be on the red line. And while I'm usually the one...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-07-16, 03:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,637
Posted By VanceMac
Serves him right for "sprinting" on the...

Serves him right for "sprinting" on the tops.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-01-16, 09:06 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,097
Posted By VanceMac
Started 2016 with a squat PR. And deads, after a...

Started 2016 with a squat PR. And deads, after a few hiccups, are heading back up. The numbers are nothing to write home about, but the lifting contributed to some noticeable speed gains the past 2...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-21-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,894
Posted By VanceMac
Rensho, three of those Saturday dates will have a...

Rensho, three of those Saturday dates will have a Masters field... which were added JUST FOR YOU!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-21-15, 12:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,894
Posted By VanceMac
Race... a lot. ...

Race... a lot.

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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-07-15, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 260,422
Posted By VanceMac
I think this is what you mean. Don't tell anyone...

I think this is what you mean. Don't tell anyone though... it's a secret.

https://vmac.smugmug.com/photos/i-wn7NfcB/0/O/i-wn7NfcB.jpg
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 11-13-15, 04:33 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 98,905
Posted By VanceMac
I would never want short track-ends... but it's...

I would never want short track-ends... but it's really not that big of deal: changing chains is like 30 seconds. Just have 3 chains.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 11-01-15, 11:34 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,097
Posted By VanceMac
If you happen to be in Southern California and...

If you happen to be in Southern California and want an excellent weekend of barbell coaching for a cycling audience, this can't be beat. I can highly recommend Mr. Horn, and Mr. Hill is Quinn8it's...
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