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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-04-15, 04:53 PM
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Posted By waterrockets
Lucky Brand jeans are the common body builder...

Lucky Brand jeans are the common body builder solution. I tried them, and they are awesome. I have three pair now, and they all fit just right in the waist, room for the thighs in most motions, and...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-04-15, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Yeah, I'm running the Cycolite bright stuff. 850...

Yeah, I'm running the Cycolite bright stuff. 850 Lumens up front, and a 2W taillight. Visibility isn't a problem, but I do have some pretty significant problems with runners in the bike lanes, and...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-03-15, 10:37 PM
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Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Thanks all. Busy times for sure. For clarity, not...

Thanks all. Busy times for sure. For clarity, not all of my coaching is soccer (that would be crazy). I've got a First Lego League team too (Lego robotics).

The job thing has been great though. I...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-03-15, 11:49 AM
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Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Sucks to hear of the deaths. Hey all, I...

Sucks to hear of the deaths.


Hey all, I hope all is going well around here. I landed a dream job after a very brief (and anticipated) layoff in late July. Family is doing great -- but I'm...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-23-15, 05:04 PM
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Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
I guess it might be interesting that we took a...

I guess it might be interesting that we took a 5-family spring break ski vacation last week, and one family was that of a friend who is a 7-time TdF racer. We didn't spend more than about 2 minutes...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-23-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Thanks :beer: I hope your season is shaping...

Thanks :beer:

I hope your season is shaping up.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-23-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Things are going well. I inherited a new project...

Things are going well. I inherited a new project and a new team (and still have manage my existing team). The brief version is that I don't have the brain cells available to follow any forums about...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-23-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
I stopped by when I heard Tom had passed. Sad...

I stopped by when I heard Tom had passed. Sad news. I hope you all are well.



'sup?
Forum: Foo 03-23-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 45,538
Posted By waterrockets
Very sad news. Tom, thanks for everything. I'm...

Very sad news. Tom, thanks for everything. I'm sure your family is very proud of you. You will be missed.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 02-05-15, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Why the hell is this the conversation that brings...

Why the hell is this the conversation that brings me out of the woodwork?

I'm riding too, but consistency is suffering. No base, but decent top end.

Oh hey, by the way, I learned today that we...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 02-05-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Thx. Still busy as hell, but settling into it....

Thx. Still busy as hell, but settling into it. This other job opportunity is giving me a bit of a runaround on a decision, so I'm distracted too.



Yeah, it's a pretty simple comfort equation....
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 02-05-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Wow, we agree on something. I've been heating up...

Wow, we agree on something. I've been heating up straight pins for decades for this purpose. Maybe 3 or 4 per year. Jam it in there about 1cm, then squeeze the hell out of it. Still doesn't hurt as...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 01-13-15, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Congrats grolby. Good luck RTC.

Congrats grolby. Good luck RTC.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 01-12-15, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
One positive note, adding to busy... in the...

One positive note, adding to busy... in the interview process with a company where I'll be moving into the fitness tech industry, at a company where you'd be an outcast w/out a bike hanging on the...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 01-12-15, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Yeah, been mega busy at work and home. New...

Yeah, been mega busy at work and home. New project assignment, a bunch of new folks on my team, now taking on employees from a RIFd manager, so team jumping from 6 to 16 all at once. Planning...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 01-11-15, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Weather in Austin was a bit freak, but not enough...

Weather in Austin was a bit freak, but not enough to inspire another SRV song about Texas floods. We had a mildly wet week, and a quick rain front last night. Nothing serious.

This is indeed the...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-18-14, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 139,195
Posted By waterrockets
So... freaking busy. Too much volunteering...

So... freaking busy. Too much volunteering commitment to cover some changes at work. On the bright side: work trip to Egypt coming up!

So, you're alive too? Probably looking a photos of someone...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-17-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 139,195
Posted By waterrockets
Tour de Gruene 2-man TTT last week: raced Merckx...

Tour de Gruene 2-man TTT last week: raced Merckx and got 48/191. 11th in Merckx.

Blah. It was a fun race, but I went out hard, in spite of telling myself that I wouldn't, then couldn't push the...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-03-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
There's a comedian with a routine around The...

There's a comedian with a routine around The Pledge of Allegiance.

"...and to the rebublic, for Wigistan, one nation under God"

"dude, it's not 'for Wigistan,' dumbass. It's 'for midget Stan!'"
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-31-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,012
Posted By waterrockets
I did a test on a 17% grade. 18-22% less power...

I did a test on a 17% grade. 18-22% less power with running shoes vs. clipless pedals/shoes/cleats.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-31-14, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
The media has forgotten about nurse Vinson and...

The media has forgotten about nurse Vinson and all of the infections she didn't cause by traveling within CDC guidelines.

Nurse Pham asked for privacy as the continues to recover at home. Yeah,...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-22-14, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Keep at it. We got the house paid off this year....

Keep at it. We got the house paid off this year. Seems like a long time when you start in on it.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-22-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
Careful there. My brother-in-law went through a...

Careful there. My brother-in-law went through a divorce fueled by a similar situation.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-22-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7,992
Views: 509,711
Posted By waterrockets
Yep, then if you want a target for an hour-long...

Yep, then if you want a target for an hour-long TT (FTP estimate, shoot for 74-86% of MAP). Mine is on the bottom end of that scale. My guess is kilo and sprinter types will end up on the bottom, and...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-17-14, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15,902
Views: 777,120
Posted By waterrockets
First, benchmark! No fun if you don't see what...

First, benchmark!
No fun if you don't see what you gained. Install Antutu Benchmark, and get a number. The Nexus 4 should be in the 18,000s somewhere.

Next, go into developer mode (this only...
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