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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-28-11, 07:27 PM
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Posted By bmxsykes
195355Pinellas Park Circuit Race. Off the front...

195355Pinellas Park Circuit Race. Off the front for the family.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-03-10, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By bmxsykes
I was thinking it may have to do with hip angle....

I was thinking it may have to do with hip angle. I was just curious why it seems that many racers bars are slammed and I was advised not to. Of coarse I do not know if they have been fitted. They may...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-03-10, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By bmxsykes
Removing spacers

In general, why would one not remove the any spacers under the stem? I am 5'10 with good flexibility( I can touch my toes, grab the bottom of my feet etc) and ride a 54cm Cervelo SL1. I have been...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-23-10, 12:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,446
Posted By bmxsykes
Maybe I'm not a great parent, maybe I have more...

Maybe I'm not a great parent, maybe I have more cofidence in my daughter than I should but my daughter has been doing 15 to 20 mile open road rides since last year at 7. We started in the...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-23-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,446
Posted By bmxsykes
Take them to the park or look for low traffic...

Take them to the park or look for low traffic areas. Have an orgaized group ride with other parents - safety in numbers. You are keeping them off the bike before they even get a chance. Show them how...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-23-10, 08:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,446
Posted By bmxsykes
IMO, triathlon will have the greatest chance of...

IMO, triathlon will have the greatest chance of bringing new people and jr's into cycling. My daughter is 8 and has been doing youth triathlons for 2 years. Triathlon is gaining in popularity for...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-16-10, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By bmxsykes
On Sat morning in St. Petersburg there are...

On Sat morning in St. Petersburg there are multiple rides of speed/distance that leave from one location. Check out St.Pete bike club. If you can make it upto the Clearwater/Indian Rocks Beach area...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-02-10, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,023,593
Posted By bmxsykes
45' min on the trainer 2(5x2x1) hitting a couple...

45' min on the trainer 2(5x2x1) hitting a couple of numbers above my LTHR each interval. Concetrated on keeping a 120 cadence. This seems to help me hit the numbers I'm looking for. 2 70+ mile rides...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-01-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,023,593
Posted By bmxsykes
75" on the trainer. I had no real plans until 5...

75" on the trainer. I had no real plans until 5 min into the warmup I decided I was going to stay above 100rpm for an hour. As I got into it I managed 30 zone 4 HR and then 15 at zone 5 LTHR. Doesn't...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 06-11-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,030
Posted By bmxsykes
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 06-11-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,030
Posted By bmxsykes
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 06-11-10, 01:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,030
Posted By bmxsykes
IIRC. What does this stand for?

IIRC. What does this stand for?
Forum: Road Cycling 06-11-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,294
Posted By bmxsykes
If you notice the lead riders speed start to...

If you notice the lead riders speed start to drop, is it better to tell them to pull off or just go around them to keep the pace?
Forum: Road Cycling 06-11-10, 09:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,294
Posted By bmxsykes
What if the wind was coming from the right? Do...

What if the wind was coming from the right? Do you still go to the left?
Forum: Road Cycling 06-11-10, 08:58 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,078
Posted By bmxsykes
I also heard it is common with the front wheels...

I also heard it is common with the front wheels of the long dragsters with bicycle style front wheels. The stuff you learn from a cycling podcast.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-11-10, 08:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,912
Posted By bmxsykes
[QUOTE=davesax36;10947101]Rant begins here-- to...

[QUOTE=davesax36;10947101]Rant begins here-- to skip rant proceed to section marked "end rant"--

OK. I teach. I get one planning period per day (45 minutes). I teach 7 out of 8 class periods, all...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-04-10, 09:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,197
Posted By bmxsykes
My daughter is 8 and lover her Redline Conquest....

My daughter is 8 and lover her Redline Conquest. I took her and a friend on a 20 mile ride on Sunday and they loved it. She competes in triathlons and usually kills the bike course. When she is 10...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-21-10, 01:46 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,380
Posted By bmxsykes
What size boats do you have in S. Florida? The...

What size boats do you have in S. Florida? The only overpass we have that would take a minute + to GO OVER would be the Sunshine Skyway. Don't worry, I've havn't been out to Sugarloaf or Cleremont...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-08-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,023,593
Posted By bmxsykes
How does the compare to your LTHR? My LTHR...

How does the compare to your LTHR?

My LTHR is 171 and I once did the 5x5x1 interval at 172-173. That was the last time I did them. I've been following the Time Crunched program using the same...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-31-10, 09:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By bmxsykes
Power, hopefully for Christmas. I would say RPE...

Power, hopefully for Christmas. I would say RPE around 8-9. I didn't feel like I had the "stuff" I normally do, but then again I'm not redlining it the whole time either.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-31-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By bmxsykes
So, do I need to do more work above threshold or...

So, do I need to do more work above threshold or at threshold to become more efficient?
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-31-10, 08:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By bmxsykes
Hr above lthr during entire race normal?

I completed my first 30min crit last weekend. After looking at the info from my Garmin I noticed that my HR was above my LTHR the entire race. Is this normal? I did not have the benefit of drafting...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-29-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 1,923,389
Posted By bmxsykes
Ok, this definitely looks like suffering or...

Ok, this definitely looks like suffering or yelling at someone.
http://i667.photobucket.com/albums/vv38/elvisclock/IMG_9610.jpg
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-29-10, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 1,923,389
Posted By bmxsykes
Getting ready to suffer in my first race. It's...

Getting ready to suffer in my first race. It's the only pic with my bike from the Tampa Twilight.

http://i667.photobucket.com/albums/vv38/elvisclock/028.jpg
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-29-10, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By bmxsykes
I saw two guys go down on turn 2, the first on...

I saw two guys go down on turn 2, the first on the first lap. I didn't have the legs or the lungs and felt flat. I'll chalk that up to no race experience. According to the results on Florida Cycling...
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