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  1. Tues: Tues night time trial night. First...

    Tues: Tues night time trial night. First time attending this year. went back to the older course after a year away due to construction. Happy to see I improved my speed by .6mph/1:15min over...
  2. Thurs: 30mi after work ride Fri: short ...

    Thurs: 30mi after work ride

    Fri: short wetsuit trial. GF found me one cheap so i won't sink straight to the bottom on my few tri's this year lol

    Sat: 36mi bike shop B+ ride. slightly...
  3. Always moo at the cows. and say hi to the...

    Always moo at the cows. and say hi to the Llamas that are on another ride. and goats..
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v115/Socjake/1230011236.jpg
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    Castelli Evoluzione Bib Short - Men's |...

    Castelli Evoluzione Bib Short - Men's | Backcountry.com

    have a couple pairs of these and want more.
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    pic isn't mine unfortunately but it is nice. ...

    pic isn't mine unfortunately but it is nice.

    I hit that hill going about 20mph on the flat then dumping to my 36 ring. I'm still working out the cog i need to be in for the first section to...
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    Sat: Shop ride.. they finally decided folks...

    Sat: Shop ride.. they finally decided folks were in shape to do some hills and we had some fun. I convinced about half of the group to go up a short but very steep one 3/4 of the way into the...
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    +1 As someone who has evaluated and watched...

    +1 As someone who has evaluated and watched many concussion'd athletes recover rest is the #1 deal. Also darker rooms, staying off phone/computer screens and TV help. Mostly let your...
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    ++1 Yes, i'm smaller than the OP and have good...

    ++1 Yes, i'm smaller than the OP and have good cardio but I feel a lot of my good climbing comes from going after hills instead of routing around them or slowing down into them. I see some people...
  9. Sat: 37mi shop ride. started out slowish,...

    Sat: 37mi shop ride. started out slowish, then a few flats then ramped up the juice to finish with a pretty good avg.


    Sun: 36mi solo. legs were pretty sluggish so i took it easy for the...
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    Go harder on hard days.. you'll have less of a...

    Go harder on hard days.. you'll have less of a choice on recovery days :)
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    gloves, arm/knee warmers, shoe covers etc in one...

    gloves, arm/knee warmers, shoe covers etc in one drawer.. gels, bars, NUUN, drink mix in another. helmet on top of that with sunglasses and 1 set of gloves inside, all put in a bag so i can throw...
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    Sat: shop B ride. 35mi at a decent pace. was...

    Sat: shop B ride. 35mi at a decent pace. was a bit of an accordion today with folks going too quick up front and people not quite feeling it off the back. still had a fun ride with good friends...
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    It is mostly a waste of time and effort. Plus if...

    It is mostly a waste of time and effort. Plus if he ever wants to get rid of it or changes bikes it will be worthless. Thompson is already one of the lightest alloy posts out there so cutting off...
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    well... odd for those of used to modern bikes...

    well... odd for those of used to modern bikes with either 27.2 or 31.8 ;)

    but ya 27.0 sounds more likely
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    in that age of bike i'd be more afraid it was an...

    in that age of bike i'd be more afraid it was an odd size like 26.8mm that you forced a 27.2 into.
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    Sun: 35mi windy ride with a friend. got enough...

    Sun: 35mi windy ride with a friend. got enough to make the highest mileage month i've done. 533mi :) still about 500mi under last years total at the end of May but winter sucked so it will be...
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    Take a swig of water and you'll save as much...

    Take a swig of water and you'll save as much weight as cutting a nice Thompson post... not worth the effort and lack of resale value
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    Sat: 35mi bike shop ride. big group. pretty...

    Sat: 35mi bike shop ride. big group. pretty good avg.

    Sun: hopefully 48-60mi if the weather holds and can go do another group ride. maybe 30-40mi with a friend later on if it is rainy and...
  19. Thread: New gearing

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    pretty sure 34 is the smallest front ring you can...

    pretty sure 34 is the smallest front ring you can get for a double. the choices are to go to a big cassette.. 30 or 32t which might need a new long cage RD. or a triple which may need new FD,...
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    If you catch it right when it goes off the...

    If you catch it right when it goes off the outside. Shift back into the small ring and hold the lever. it will throw it back on. keep on rolling with clean fingers. :)

    similar deal, a few...
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    Sun: 10mi weaving around my neighborhood to...

    Sun: 10mi weaving around my neighborhood to shake the legs out

    Mon: 48mi with a small group. we were all pretty equal in speed so we had a great ride. weather turned out perfect. clouds...
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    doesn't need to attack. He has a big lead and...

    doesn't need to attack. He has a big lead and can go as hard as everyone else and wait for them to try to take time. He wants to double up the Tour so he doesn't need to spend extra energy for...
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    Chocolate milk, shower, The Stick, stretch. ...

    Chocolate milk, shower, The Stick, stretch. put on the tv and half of the time sleep for an hour haha
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    Not sure why Porte is still riding when he is...

    Not sure why Porte is still riding when he is hurt and way off the lead. Could be at home getting healed up for the Tour instead of slogging around italy
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    Yea, it was a bit of a fluke.. back to 75F-80...

    Yea, it was a bit of a fluke.. back to 75F-80 the next week. It was actually pretty nice all day after we were done but the morning was just cold. I had long sleeve, vest, hat, long finger...
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