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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-03-13, 08:01 PM
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Posted By Urthwhyte
Haven't been on the bike since seeing my life...

Haven't been on the bike since seeing my life flash before my eyes when a tire blew out descending Page Mill. This weekend, the journey from zero to Cat5 Hero begins anew.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-25-12, 01:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,506
Posted By Urthwhyte
Wound is all set, I'm just trying to get my shoes...

Wound is all set, I'm just trying to get my shoes back to (somewhat) white. No one wants to ride behind the guy whose shoes look like they came from the set of Kill Bill
Forum: Road Cycling 04-25-12, 12:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,506
Posted By Urthwhyte
That ship has sailed - still worth a shot?

That ship has sailed - still worth a shot?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-25-12, 12:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,506
Posted By Urthwhyte
Protip: Don't Land on Your Elbow

Went out yesterday afternoon planning to do some intervals; instead, I was rewarded with pain and suffering of a new sort, with my first crash of any significance.

246506

To get out to...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-22-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By Urthwhyte
OPs posts make pcad's look content-full

OPs posts make pcad's look content-full
Forum: Road Cycling 04-21-12, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By Urthwhyte
That's going to be some mighty expensive...

That's going to be some mighty expensive training. Why not find a local group ride and do that for a few months first to build up your fitness and awareness of riding in a group?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-20-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,639
Posted By Urthwhyte
I have a Forerunner, which has the training...

I have a Forerunner, which has the training partner for running. I think I used it once, when doing 800m repeats
Forum: Road Cycling 04-20-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By Urthwhyte
1. Read this thread...

1. Read this thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/380788-New-to-Racing-Here-s-a-tip-or-two)

2. About ~20 miles at the start of the season and ~40-45 by the end
Forum: Road Cycling 04-18-12, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Urthwhyte
Depends on the yaw angle.

Depends on the yaw angle.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-16-12, 01:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,744
Posted By Urthwhyte
Psychosomatic BS is a big deal in a sport where...

Psychosomatic BS is a big deal in a sport where 90% of the wins are decided by who wants to HTFU and %w{train suffer breakaway et-al**
Forum: Road Cycling 04-14-12, 12:28 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 13,747
Posted By Urthwhyte
You're definitely too fat for this sport if you...

You're definitely too fat for this sport if you think 140lbs is 5'7 is skinny. Unless that dude's quads are the size of tree trunks and his upper body looked like it belonged to a concentration camp...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-10-12, 03:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,615
Posted By Urthwhyte
The lowest amount you can weigh without having...

The lowest amount you can weigh without having your power drop. Weight loss has diminishing returns when you have to eat 1k calories a day to maintain it and have no energy for riding.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-08-12, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By Urthwhyte
They're pretty much there with Di2

They're pretty much there with Di2
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-06-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 591,911
Posted By Urthwhyte
We saw each other last night then. You're racing...

We saw each other last night then. You're racing Volunteer Saturday I take it?
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-05-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 591,911
Posted By Urthwhyte
First criterium for me today. 25 minutes of...

First criterium for me today. 25 minutes of racing then two laps to finish. Made it through the first four uneventfully with the pack nice and smooth. Felt strong and started moving up on the hill...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-05-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 13,773
Posted By Urthwhyte
Crashed out. People have to tune their goddamn...

Crashed out. People have to tune their goddamn derailleurs
Forum: Road Cycling 04-05-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 13,773
Posted By Urthwhyte
I have a race in an hour and I'm sitting at the...

I have a race in an hour and I'm sitting at the office eating M&Ms. Zero elevation change, how I love you so.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-31-12, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By Urthwhyte
Get the KK, life expectancy and resale value are...

Get the KK, life expectancy and resale value are both better.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-31-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By Urthwhyte
http://cache.ohinternet.com/images/thumb/7/73/Jean...

http://cache.ohinternet.com/images/thumb/7/73/JeanLucPicardFacepalm.jpg/618px-JeanLucPicardFacepalm.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 03-30-12, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Urthwhyte
Thanks for the help everyone - think I'll make...

Thanks for the help everyone - think I'll make the upgrade.

I asked about the 9 speed rings with the intention of waiting until the season is out to switch around the cranksets, since I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-30-12, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Urthwhyte
Upgrading to Force (Dumb Questions Time!)

Currently on nine speed Tiagra, and the shifters are just too large for my abnormally small hands (queue joke here). One of my teammates is selling his barely used 2011? Force group for $500,...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-29-12, 12:54 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 14,733
Posted By Urthwhyte
There's the BF I know and love

There's the BF I know and love
Forum: Road Cycling 03-29-12, 12:57 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 14,733
Posted By Urthwhyte
9th loser you mean. When did the 41 start being...

9th loser you mean. When did the 41 start being supportive?
Forum: Road Cycling 03-29-12, 12:33 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 14,733
Posted By Urthwhyte
Finished 10th in my first race out of a field of...

Finished 10th in my first race out of a field of ~40, front brifter broke and stopped me shifting into the small ring and got separated from the break.

Lessons: Still too fat for this sport, HTFU
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 02-05-12, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 79,180
Posted By Urthwhyte
Right now I'm at 132 and was originally aiming...

Right now I'm at 132 and was originally aiming for 110 @ 5'9", but didn't think I could keep my power at the same level if that was the case. Probably going to start hitting the salad bar rather than...
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