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    Cleave I like the case although it seems a bit...

    Cleave I like the case although it seems a bit pricey for a soft case.

    I have not been able to get any discounts from airlines but I have successfully negotiated with AA to take my tandem to...
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    I vote summer doldrums. So I say do...

    I vote summer doldrums.

    So I say do both...golf and race bicycles. I went out for a training ride on Saturday morning and then to the golf practice range in the afternoon.
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    It will probably not quite work the way you...

    It will probably not quite work the way you think. At altitude, there are genetic expressions that trigger and typically, hematocrit and red blood cell count increase. There are corresponding...
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    The best approach is to show up the day of the...

    The best approach is to show up the day of the race which you are doing. Each hour at elevation gets worse for 3 days and then slow acclimation begins. However, even at 5000 feet you may not have...
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    Here you go for six pack abs the easy way. UCI...

    Here you go for six pack abs the easy way. UCI legal.

    http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u250/rallen94402/9b3489b995caeceee69ff9aa0540afde.jpg
  6. Thread: Nationals

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    Not enough bees for Velopromo. I raced a...

    Not enough bees for Velopromo.

    I raced a district road race in the same vicinity the year that there were a lot of fires - smoke in the air. It was hot, dry and with a taint of smoke in the air. ...
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    Dehydration is more pronounced at altitude due to...

    Dehydration is more pronounced at altitude due to lower humidity, increased respiration rate and urination. Why Do You Need to Drink a Lot of Water at a High Altitude? | LIVESTRONG.COM Couple...
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    Nice...If you click on the ERO link in the...

    Nice...If you click on the ERO link in the article, there is an article about ERO and it features one of my teammates, Kevin P.

    Below is a video of a scratch race that Cav wins. Note the position...
  9. Masters Track Worlds - Velo Sports Center 2017 and 2018

    UCI announced that Masters Track Worlds will be at Velo Sports Center in Carson, CA in 2017 and 2018. I am already salivating.
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    Metcalfe...55 is the new 25. And they are...

    Metcalfe...55 is the new 25.

    And they are racing at altitude.
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    What a difference an L makes.:D Maybe I was more...

    What a difference an L makes.:D Maybe I was more correct than we think.:p
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    I am with Mattm that it really sucks that Daniel...

    I am with Mattm that it really sucks that Daniel got DQed...for whatever reason. Hopefully, he will do well in other events. I wish him the best.
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    There will be a communique from USAC later...

    There will be a communique from USAC later discussing the relegations, DQs and fines. We could have a betting pool and see who gets the reason for the DQ right.

    It seems hard to get DQed at...
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    mattm It makes sense to do the elite nationals...

    mattm It makes sense to do the elite nationals since it is close and you have form. Good luck and glad you are feeling better.
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    I like Coke Zero and Diet Coke after a workout. ...

    I like Coke Zero and Diet Coke after a workout.

    People do a lot to their bodies that genetically, for some, may not be very good. That includes training for racing and racing i.e. generation of...
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    Now that my plantaris muscle is FUBAR, I have...

    Now that my plantaris muscle is FUBAR, I have been looking at videos.

    Here are amazing bits of bike handling, timing and power by Chris Hoy in the keirin - they do not always crash - skills...
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    It was not clear why the head butt guy did it in...

    It was not clear why the head butt guy did it in the first place. Intimidation? And those racers had to be doing 45 mph when they hit the deck. Crashing on a fixed gear bike at those cadences is...
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    For you guys who cannot get DOMS on the bike, go...

    For you guys who cannot get DOMS on the bike, go to the track and do a sprint tournament that includes one flying 200 meter and three match sprints against competition and you will have a problem...
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    For those interested...Here...

    For those interested...Here is an article my doc gave me about rehabbing plantaris injuries. BTW, I have full strength in my calve muscle and can do toe raises without a problem.
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    I seem to be snake bit. Besides some...

    I seem to be snake bit. Besides some miscellaneous health problems that appear to be in the rear view mirror, Sunday, I ruptured my plantaris muscle at the track. The injury was nothing glorious on...
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    Good luck Chuck and hope the C is in remission.

    Good luck Chuck and hope the C is in remission.
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    Some great racing by all. Keep it up!

    Some great racing by all. Keep it up!
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    If you think crashing is part of the deal, then...

    If you think crashing is part of the deal, then this is what you wear - more padding in helmet with ear pads, carbon fiber knuckled gloves, padded shoulders and etc.
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    Power is the currency we use to buy speed. And...

    Power is the currency we use to buy speed. And in each racing situation situation there is a cost for the speed that is a function of rider weight, frontal area, pack position, terrain and...
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    My wife and I hooked up with Cleave for a 7PM...

    My wife and I hooked up with Cleave for a 7PM Roger's Session and we rode team pursuit in the pole lane. The intervals this evening were 2 X (2' 4' 2' 4' 2' 4' 2' 4') with the 2' at z2 and the 4' at...
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