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Forum: Road Cycling 07-28-16, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 286
Posted By silversx80
Call them up and tell them all about what you...

Call them up and tell them all about what you want. They can make a frame to order, too.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-26-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By silversx80
Wetness is my biggest factor. When riding...

Wetness is my biggest factor. When riding outdoors I use little to no "chamois cream" since my sweat doesn't build up enough to cause any chafing. Indoor sessions, however, are another story. I...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-25-16, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,096
Posted By silversx80
My current bike in its current configuration. ...

My current bike in its current configuration. 2015 Lynskey R240 with SRAM Force22, Ritchey cockpit, fi'zi:k Antares saddle, and Pacenti wheelset of my own building, wrapped in Conti GP4000s.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 502
Posted By silversx80
I have the Iris cages and love them. Never an...

I have the Iris cages and love them. Never an issue, and they hold my bottles super tight.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-20-16, 07:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,496
Posted By silversx80
2 pair of 3-hole road shoes (on with super stiff...

2 pair of 3-hole road shoes (on with super stiff carbon fiber sole, the other with an injection carbon sole that flexes more). Both have their uses, but typically one pair is kept at work with a...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-20-16, 11:05 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,527
Posted By silversx80
I've owned all the materials, and good...

I've owned all the materials, and good steel/aluminum/carbon/titanium is good. Those materials can also make bad bikes due to poor design choices or poor quality control.

Currently I own a...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-20-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 873
Posted By silversx80
Central SC here Likes: 1. Lots of...

Central SC here

Likes:
1. Lots of different roads make new routes from my front door interesting whenever I feel adventurous.
2. Living near Lake Murray means lots of dead-end roads with low...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-12-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,145
Posted By silversx80
I ride mostly. Sometimes I try to ride fast to...

I ride mostly. Sometimes I try to ride fast to steal a KOM on Strava. I've also tried my hand in organized races and that has provided me the most fun time on a bike (but also the most stressful). ...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-09-16, 07:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 747
Posted By silversx80
I have a pair like that, and I no longer wear...

I have a pair like that, and I no longer wear them. On the other hand, I have a pair that are supremely comfortable, but I still get chafing when I sweat a lot. Chamois Butt'r has been great.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-08-16, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 188,950
Posted By silversx80
An interesting workout on the Kickr this morning;...

An interesting workout on the Kickr this morning;
10 min warm up
Reverse pyramid (1 min @ 150%, 1 min @ 50%, 2 min @ 125%, 2 min @ 50%, 3 min @ 110%, 3 min 50%, 2 at 125%, 2 at 59%, 1 @ 150%, 1 at...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-16, 07:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,902
Posted By silversx80
Are you surprised by this? In a sport where...

Are you surprised by this? In a sport where grown men will make fun of other grown men don't shave their legs?
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-16, 12:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,494
Posted By silversx80
That is a very fair point. Then, would one best...

That is a very fair point. Then, would one best benefit from shirtless-sprint-training on city roads while trying to weave about traffic? And of course red lights do not apply to cyclists who are...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-16, 12:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,494
Posted By silversx80
The best place to get that speed work is the MUP....

The best place to get that speed work is the MUP. Make sure it's crowded, so you have a chance to practice high-speed bike-handling skills around dogs and little girls. Also make sure you do not...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,494
Posted By silversx80
This thread has really been weighing on my mind. ...

This thread has really been weighing on my mind. Are you sure you don't have some sort of addictive personality with a goal this ambitious and lofty? I mean, the dedication and time required to...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-16, 12:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,186
Posted By silversx80
No coffee? To paraphrase durianrider: he's on...

No coffee? To paraphrase durianrider: he's on the hot sauce.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,494
Posted By silversx80
Might I also suggest you taper properly. Some...

Might I also suggest you taper properly. Some people tend to take a week, or two before their event to taper, but they never give their legs a rest! This is asinine! You need to take at least 3...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,902
Posted By silversx80
I was against bibs until I rode with good bibs. ...

I was against bibs until I rode with good bibs. I won't go back.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-16, 07:56 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,494
Posted By silversx80
That is a FANTASTIC deal!!!! It's $25 off full...

That is a FANTASTIC deal!!!! It's $25 off full price!!! eBay is such a godsend.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-16, 07:44 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,494
Posted By silversx80
You don't buy them, they only come with carbon...

You don't buy them, they only come with carbon wheelsets, and Team Sky replica yellow jerseys.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-16, 07:22 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,494
Posted By silversx80
I'm surprised nobody mentioned caffeine. Lots of...

I'm surprised nobody mentioned caffeine. Lots of it too. I recommend at least 2 Venti Frappuchinos before the ride, one in the bidon, and one post ride. Lots of nutritional caffeine, healthy fats,...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-06-16, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 188,950
Posted By silversx80
Wife had a long appointment with the Doctor this...

Wife had a long appointment with the Doctor this morning, so I took the morning off of work to be home for the 2-year-old. I woke up early and intended to put in 4 hours on the trainer this morning....
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-05-16, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 188,950
Posted By silversx80
Took the entire 3-day weekend off, just wasn't...

Took the entire 3-day weekend off, just wasn't feeling it. Got back this morning by working on variability index some more. Intended to do 3 sets of 6x1' @ 135% (with a 90" rest @ 50%), but...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-02-16, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 188,950
Posted By silversx80
Me too, on the bike in the drops and at work. ...

Me too, on the bike in the drops and at work. Turns out I'm pretty lucky, in that my job involves developing accommodation plans for folks with disabilities affecting their work. For the bike, I...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-01-16, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 188,950
Posted By silversx80
Walking up the stairs last night and my legs were...

Walking up the stairs last night and my legs were burning something fierce. Took it easy this morning with an hour of Z2 and a handful of 30-sec efforts at 150%. TSS of 59.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 06-30-16, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 188,950
Posted By silversx80
Zwift tempo ride this morning. 2 hrs, 11 min,...

Zwift tempo ride this morning. 2 hrs, 11 min, 1:40 at tempo. 138 TSS and a huge puddle of sweat under the Kickr.
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