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    Salida 3-Day Race Report Friday TT: Not this...

    Salida 3-Day Race Report

    Friday TT:
    Not this guy. Owing to my last TT experience, I have sworn off TT's for a while. Oh, and changing my road bike set up to a pseudo-TT position is a total...
  2. I'm not going to google for it, but back in the...

    I'm not going to google for it, but back in the day, after Fignon lost the TdF, some aerodynamacists took a shot at modeling how much his pony tail cost him in the time trial, and they came up with a...
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    Great stuff, ex! Congrats! It's getting to...

    Great stuff, ex! Congrats!

    It's getting to the point where you have to be a champion just to post in here.

    (And all I've got is a Montana KOM on a segment that's been ridden 4 times since...
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    The Montana Race report. No Colorado racing...

    The Montana Race report.

    No Colorado racing the last 2 weekends for me, and no racing the upcoming weekend either. But that doesn't mean that I'm not battle-weary. I'm visiting in Montana, where...
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    Congrats to the rider, mechanic, coach, and BF...

    Congrats to the rider, mechanic, coach, and BF friends!
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    You should try a different partner.

    You should try a different partner.
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    rofl. even funnier because it's plausible...and...

    rofl.
    even funnier because it's plausible...and maybe even true...
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    Yep - you have it exactly. Altitude changes...

    Yep - you have it exactly.

    Altitude changes the blood, so it can carry more oxygen when you go back to sea level...but at altitude you are, in fact, capable of less work because you can get less...
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    fwiw, I don't believe this. I'd also venture a...

    fwiw, I don't believe this. I'd also venture a guess that many others on this BB don't either.

    I am n=1 that anybody can do it. I am not a natural endurance athlete, but with a lot of expertly...
  10. Thread: Nationals

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    I'd like to fine USAC $20 "for discrediting the...

    I'd like to fine USAC $20 "for discrediting the sport": they are a discredit to the sport: the corruption, the abuse of their monopoly in strong-arming of LA's, the prevention of pro-riders racing...
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    lol greatest under-exaggeration ever made on BF! ...

    lol greatest under-exaggeration ever made on BF! And unusually self-aware at the same time.
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    "Small but mighty" strikes fear into the hearts...

    "Small but mighty" strikes fear into the hearts of big lazy sprinters like myself.
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    I beat Dale's son Peter at the velodrome once. ...

    I beat Dale's son Peter at the velodrome once. It was a while ago, Peter was like 15, and no, actually it's not true; he smoked me.

    It's awesome that Dale's able to do group rides now...for...
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    Good to hear! I've got a few weekend hiatus...

    Good to hear!

    I've got a few weekend hiatus from racing...I'll be at the in-laws with bike...which means lots of bike time, in a terrific place to ride, and far from any races...I'm thinking a...
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    Great posts. I'm a lower category than you guys,...

    Great posts. I'm a lower category than you guys, but I think the perspective in 4's should be/must be exactly how you describe it...
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    lol I cannot think of a more damning...

    lol

    I cannot think of a more damning anti-cable anecdote.
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    Not forever, but for at least the next 50-100...

    Not forever, but for at least the next 50-100 years.


    Incorrect. True in certain circumstances, but as a blanket statement it is incorrect.


    Incorrect.


    Incorrect. While people...
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    Wow, you're drinking a lot of Kool-Aid. You...

    Wow, you're drinking a lot of Kool-Aid.

    You rail against Texas because they produce oil...what about railing against the consumers of oil...is selling something that people want so bad? (And, for...
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    Very nice to meet you as well. Sorry it was...

    Very nice to meet you as well. Sorry it was brief - I was putting my race face on, had a million things in my head.



    CO state tt champs. 40k TT. 7th/29

    I thought there was an outside...
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    The only thing that you just demonstrated is that...

    The only thing that you just demonstrated is that you're too smart to be a race promoter.
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    Awesome Sara, Congrats! Is there much better...

    Awesome Sara, Congrats!

    Is there much better than the taste of victory after putting in the work to earn it?



    +1. Thanks!
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    Is it just me or are the lines through the...

    Is it just me or are the lines through the corners super defensive (and otherwise suboptimal)?
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    boo, approaching solstice, boo!

    boo, approaching solstice, boo!
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    Demain, en roule!

    Demain, en roule!
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    well, since the biggest benefit of almost any...

    well, since the biggest benefit of almost any conference is the networking, and since networking over food is hard to beat, it seems like going out for yummy spicy food in NO with some other...
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